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 Post subject: Broadaxe
PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:17 am 
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:mrgreen: The newest addition to the stable.

2014 Foundry Broadaxe

More pics and specs soon.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:35 pm 
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Becoming a top choice for every ride lately.


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 Post subject: Re: Broadaxe
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:10 am 
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How about a short review of that frame??


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:40 pm 
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Basically it is a carbon frame. Weighs in slightly under 2.5lbs with the bb and seat clamp
verified at my works calibrated postal scale.

She climbs like a scalded goat. Very short seat stays.

Handles most descents, honestly like a short travel full susser.

Shines in the tight single track and accelerates very quickly for a 29er.

No chatter at all on the stuttery bumps.

Bought the frame on the bay and slowly gathered bits to complete it.
Fox Float Kashima 120, bike is spec'd for a 100 but could not find a deal at the time
I've no plans to go to a 100 travel as I am totally enjoying shredding the gnar the way she is.
Full XT drivetrain
X0 trails brakes
Roval wheelset mated to my new fave tire (Maxxis Ikon)

So in a nutshell more thrilled than I anticipated for my 1st 29er

Imho Foundry makes a heck of a frame


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 Post subject: Re: Broadaxe
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:48 pm 
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Thanks for that, much appreciated!

I'm running out of room for bikes now.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:51 pm 
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I had to unload a ton of stuff to get this one together
but glad I did :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Re: Broadaxe
PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 2:42 am 
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Damn, my wife might be right about me having a problem.


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