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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:16 pm 
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Lovely build - but Manitou Sports? :?

Pace MXCD's similar travel, much better performance...


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Lovely build - but Manitou Sports? :?

Pace MXCD's similar travel, much better performance...


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yes, manitou sports... I understand your :? , but they were not only used by budget limeted riders, also weight weenies! this fork is sooo light, it even came with titan bolts :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:07 pm 
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Wouldn't change much, tyres and saddle and poss to a rigid fork, but Manitous look good and are light as.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:20 pm 
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Well done Rio! Can't wait to see it up close! Just make sure you keep it away from Jeroen :)


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We want cloesups - lots of!


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but they were not only used by budget limeted riders, also weight weenies! this fork is sooo light, it even came with titan bolts


Learn't something there - good point!


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:56 pm 
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Giel wrote:
Well done Rio! Can't wait to see it up close! Just make sure you keep it away from Jeroen :)


yes , I'll have to guard it with my life I'm affraid :wink:


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some close up pictures:


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will put on black grips, and probably a slightly wider handlebar


m900 with some blue ano blingy stuff

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merlin welds:
(seen a lot of these pictures on here, but none of them where mine :wink: )


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hope ti hub and X-lite ti skewer:

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white industries up front:

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