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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2011 4:41 pm 
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Very nice 8)


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Very nice indeed, any plans for your build?

I had an advantage in this quiz. thuis is in my shed:
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IbocProSX wrote:
Very nice indeed, any plans for your build?

I had an advantage in this quiz. thuis is in my shed:
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Enjoy!!


Ahhh :D

I spied your bike over on MTBR but didn't realize it was yours if that makes sense :oops:

How do you get on with yours? Looks a 20'' - Same as mine.

Plans for this at the moment is single speed and ridged with lightness in mind.

Would like really low 20's if possible. :?


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I would have thought a ti frame would be too flexy for a SS. When giving it the full beans out-of-the-saddle climbing even my super stiff alu SS frame flexes. Nice looking frame though 8)


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I would have thought a ti frame would be too flexy for a SS. When giving it the full beans out-of-the-saddle climbing even my super stiff alu SS frame flexes. Nice looking frame though 8)


Well I am screwed then - especially with my muscular legs 8)

I don't see how a Ti frame will flex more in a ss guise than it would in a gear guise other than due to the ratio.

I shall be going with a 1:1 ratio just to be sure though :wink:


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[quote="letmetalktomark]Ahhh :D

I spied your bike over on MTBR but didn't realize it was yours if that makes sense :oops:

How do you get on with yours? Looks a 20'' - Same as mine.
Plans for this at the moment is single speed and ridged with lightness in mind.
Would like really low 20's if possible. :?[/quote]

Yup I posted this on the Voodoo thread on MTBR too. I'm getting on with it just fine, best riding was on a long weekend to the dunes near Bergen, with a dozen bumps up to 50m elevation that's about as good as it gets in Holland :wink: It was as happy climbing and descending or even hammering the big ring on the flats. threaded it's way nicely in the woodsy singletrack too.

I had planned to go light and V-brakes but it rides nice like this. I've been fettling the set-up a bit and have settled on a -6° stem now for the high front end. The bike was sold in the UK with a 140mm Fox, but I like it best with the Pace wound back from 130mm to around 100-110mm. This works out at some 70° head angle, and the BB is high enough not to have any pedal strikes.The rear sliders are solid too, no issues with them even though I am a bit of a masher.

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