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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:02 am 
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Looks a beast - is it hugely different in ride to the Moonlander?


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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:27 am 
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Well this one is fast like a 29er but has good traction and comfort like a fatbike but with a good 6-7lb less weight....it's unlike anything I have rode before!


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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:44 am 
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Well this one is fast like a 29er but has good traction and comfort like a fatbike but with a good 6-7lb less weight....it's unlike anything I have rode before!


Read Gils report - seems like you've both stumbled across the Swiss Army Knife of the bike world :lol: have to say I'm impressed. What height are you and what size frame did you get? I got an El Mariachi last year in XL and wish I had got an L, I'm 6'3".


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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:54 am 
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I'm 6ft and 32" inside leg, opted for next size down than other bikes and went for a medium, perfect fit.

The wheels are bigger than normal 29er bikes so I wanted more space.


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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:36 pm 
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Had the rear wheel away to be redone, wasn't happy with it, running mint now though

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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:02 pm 
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Took a few pics of it next to my moonlander with the forks and headtube angle in line.....

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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:24 pm 
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6-7lbs less weight?! Is it really THAT MUCH lighter?


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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:29 pm 
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Yeah the moonlander is usually 35-36lbs spending on spec and krampus is 29lb


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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:44 pm 
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They do seem to compliment each other well, which is the most fun though ?


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 Post subject: Re: Surly krampus
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:45 pm 
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Full fat is always more fun.....brings out the kid in me every time.


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