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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:47 pm 
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Got my new bars and stem fitted tonight, the stem is a 50mm Thomson X4 that I got from a member on here and the bars are Answer ProTaper DH which are 780mm wide am with a 12.5mm rise.

I also got a full original sticker set for the mega so I've put the original down tube sticker back on, and I replaced the shock bolts as they had started to go a bit rusty and didn't look the best!

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:49 pm 
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Looks good fella.

I love those bars. I run them on both my BFe and SX Trail. Shape wise, I can't fault them and I love the width.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:23 pm 
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Only ridden the bike up and down the street quickly, but the bars do feel a fair bit lower than they did before! It might take some getting used to!


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:28 pm 
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I run the higher rise ones on the SX Trail, which are still pretty low and the same ones as yours on the BFe to keep the front end down.

Will you get chance to take it for a proper spin this weekend? I'm thinking that I may head over to CYB because it's dry!


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:42 pm 
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Mindmap3 wrote:
I run the higher rise ones on the SX Trail, which are still pretty low and the same ones as yours on the BFe to keep the front end down.

Will you get chance to take it for a proper spin this weekend? I'm thinking that I may head over to CYB because it's dry!


Im helping a mate move this weekend, but hoping to get out on it locally, maybe just hit the kitchener at sherwood pines on saturday morning..... as it was too boggy last weekend to ride properly so we just did the blue route.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:56 pm 
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I really like that, great build and look like a fun bike. Quite jealous!


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:14 pm 
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Trimmed the steerer today! Tidied up the spacers, stem, top cap area.....

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:56 pm 
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You're a man with good taste...we have the same bar and stem combo!

Those Thomson stems are lovely.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:33 pm 
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Im yet to ride it with the new set up as its currently in bits again after deciding to change a few more things!

Hopefullt all the bits arrive in time and I get out at the weekend!


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:44 pm 
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What bits are you fiddling with / changing now?


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