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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:51 pm 
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Ok I love to stand and stomp on my rigid bike when going on small sections of uphill.

Doing it on a full susser was not the best. I realize that sitting and spinning might be more efficient but I still like standing and pumping the bike. I don't mind if travel is 3" or less. Is a soft tail my best bet?

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:14 pm 
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Giant NRS might be something to look at.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:21 pm 
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delihustler wrote:
Giant NRS might be something to look at.


Definitely.

My NRS was ace. Virtually no pedal feedback at all. Took a little bit of fettling to get the rear shock set up just right, but once you get the right balance between the two air chambers it behaved just like a hardtail until you hit a bump.

I'd love another one :)


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:33 pm 
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Any full-suspension bike that allows you to lock out the rear shock, allows you to stand on the pedals without much bobbing. And the FS bikes that don't come with such a shock, can usually take one.

I'm considering going that route myself. A nice fully with dual remote poplock, so I can turn it into a rigid with a simple push from each thumb.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:45 am 
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Epic

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:17 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:48 pm 
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depends wether your looking for extra traction up a technical hill which can be given by a good fs design and shock ......

......or you just want to stomp the flat bits in which cas a remote lock out would be best..........


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:06 am 
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