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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:08 am 
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dont worry guys new elastomers are on the way!...and the tire has been turned around!

Something really cool about this particular 855 is that it came from the factory with Nuke Proof hubs, (standard on the 955), not the catalog spec deore lx hubs. Likely they ran out of deore lx hubs that day so they just up-speced it. This actually happened on a new bike i just bought...came with better parts then the catalog.

Now I am torn whether to change them to deore lx or keep as is?...what do you guys think? what is more "accurate?"


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Wow, thats awesome, I've never seen one that small.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:14 pm 
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new custom elastomers have arrived! When new the durometers are 70/50 rear and 50/30 front. I found that inserting a wooden dowel keeps them straight and stiff when cutting. They turned out very well!


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:19 pm 
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and more pics...crank bros eggbeaters added, replaced the rear qr with a deore lx..not much left to do!...this one is perfect as is! (for my better half)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:57 am 
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Very nice. Where did you get the elastomers from. Would be keen to source some myself.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:16 am 
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Looks very nice in smaller size! Great condition. Congrats!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:17 am 
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love it...i had a couple of pro flex's. loved how quiet they were :D


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:14 am 
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Hi everyone, source for elastomers at this post:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=241498&p=1812284#p1812284


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