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My "complete" Inbred 29er ships Monday (from California) and I am very excited.

No doubt the bike is worth the price as is. However, I am curious as to others' experience who have purchased the complete bike from On-One 29er. I really like the entirety of the On-One lineup of bikes and parts but dont have a frame of reference as to where things like the wheels I will be receiving line up in the hierarchy of 29er wheels. Are they comparable to the Rig stock Bontrager wheelset for example?

While it comes with v-brakes, I am leaning towards getting disc brakes either soon or immediately.....may leave it as is for a while. Cant even remember what v-brakes feel like!

anyway, any pictures, words of wisdom from complete bike purchasers, etc....greatly appreciated.

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FoShizzle
 

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InnocentCriminal said:
Waiting on mine as well. Not sure when it ships, hopefully sooner rather than later.

...iC...
yeah....i was perhaps fortunate. i placed my order yesterday and was told that it will ship Monday from San Francisco where there were apparently 5 18" complete bikes left. Somebody apparently wanted to buy all 5 but i just got my order in so that was pretty cool to hear.

i am really, really going to try to leave it as is but cant help but think of upgrading some of the stuff.
 

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Hey Fo!

FoShizzle said:
i am really, really going to try to leave it as is but cant help but think of upgrading some of the stuff.
What a surprise. :p
 

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go back to the Ventana forum where you belong! :p

hey......you gotta give me some credit Pauliemon; at least i ordered the bike in 2005 thus, not violating my #1 proclaimed 2006 resolution.

i am excited to see the bike and am so happy they had some in San Francisco to ship down South. I honestly think the ONLY thing I can possibly rationalize upgrading are the brakes and if I do, they would be to BB7 Avid Mechs.
 

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FoShizzle said:
yeah....i was perhaps fortunate. i placed my order yesterday and was told that it will ship Monday from San Francisco where there were apparently 5 18" complete bikes left. Somebody apparently wanted to buy all 5 but i just got my order in so that was pretty cool to hear.

i am really, really going to try to leave it as is but cant help but think of upgrading some of the stuff.
Damn! I placed my order last week before they went on vacation for the holidays.

...iC...
 

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I got in on Zedsport's 25% off before Thanksgiving pre-order so I got mine for $750. It will be here on the 3rd according to Brown Santa. First thing I'm doing is taking off the Vs and putting on my BB7s I've been saving from my 26" sell-off. I don't think I'll upgrade anything else for a while.
 

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I got in on Zedsport's 25% off before Thanksgiving pre-order so I got mine for $750. It will be here on the 3rd according to Brown Santa. First thing I'm doing is taking off the Vs and putting on my BB7s I've been saving from my 26" sell-off. I don't think I'll upgrade anything else for a while.
yeah....i should have ordered mine earlier too but still a good deal. i agree with the upgrade. i only wish i still had my extra pair of BB7s that I foolishly sold.
 

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Ok I'll shut up.

FoShizzle said:
go back to the Ventana forum where you belong! :p

hey......you gotta give me some credit Pauliemon; at least i ordered the bike in 2005 thus, not violating my #1 proclaimed 2006 resolution.

i am excited to see the bike and am so happy they had some in San Francisco to ship down South. I honestly think the ONLY thing I can possibly rationalize upgrading are the brakes and if I do, they would be to BB7 Avid Mechs.
I can't really say anything with dreams of El Capitans dancing in my head. I haven't even got my first 29er and I'm planning my second.

Happy New Year Fo to you and your family.
 

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I can't really say anything with dreams of El Capitans dancing in my head. I haven't even got my first 29er and I'm planning my second.

Happy New Year Fo to you and your family.
thank you....and you too. I hope this year to ride with some more Ventana folk.....I hope to make it up to your neck of the woods.

cheers my friend
 

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Dude, I knew you couldn't resist my suggestion for the work bike.

Mine arrived last week.

It is fabulous. Very beautiful bike. Nicely assembled and packed. Had it up and ready to ride in about 30 minutes. All the cool details really make the bike.

No time for pictures right now, maybe later.

My feeling is that it was a great deal for around $900.
 

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Enel said:
Dude, I knew you couldn't resist my suggestion for the work bike.

Mine arrived last week.

It is fabulous. Very beautiful bike. Nicely assembled and packed. Had it up and ready to ride in about 30 minutes. All the cool details really make the bike.

No time for pictures right now, maybe later.

My feeling is that it was a great deal for around $900.
Hey Enel.....I actually did not know you ordered one! So did you get the "complete" bike as well? If so, are you gonna change anything?
 

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Hey Enel.....I actually did not know you ordered one! So did you get the "complete" bike as well? If so, are you gonna change anything?
Hubs are disc ready, if you want to bolt some discs on there, and the frame and fork have disc mounts too of course.
 

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Hubs are disc ready, if you want to bolt some discs on there, and the frame and fork have disc mounts too of course.
indeed.....and that was a great selling point and a clever way to sell the bikes Brant. I am gonna see what the LBS can sell me some BB7s for.

cheers and Happy New Year
 

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Hey Enel.....I actually did not know you ordered one! So did you get the "complete" bike as well? If so, are you gonna change anything?
Enel ordered it.

I rode it.

I don't know if Eric put on the eggbeaters or not, but I didn't care for them on a SS bike when I was laying down the torque (too much float). The inbred was a nice bike to go over big rocks with, it handled some rolling drops just fine, felt fairly slack and very stable, kind of like a DH bike that might have a similer wheel-moment due to the mass on the outside of the wheel. The bike was not interested in making quick last-second changes, but it held lines well, again, like riding a DH bike with big heavy tires. I couldn't tell that the contact patch gave any real benefit. I took it through many corners and felt when it was breaking loose and it didn't seem to be a big difference between the 26er that I usually ride in terms of contact-patch-traction.

Eric said that it would ride "stiff", but I thought it rode as a steel bike should. I've had some harsh aluminum bikes with huge tubes, and this rode nowhere near as harsh. The rigid fork obviously makes it pretty "harsh", but as far as how the frame felt, it definitely felt like steel to me.

The riding position felt pretty good, it definitely has a "high" front end. I don't think it was too much of a detriment, but sometimes I noticed it. Good bike overall.
 

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Hey Enel.....I actually did not know you ordered one! So did you get the "complete" bike as well? If so, are you gonna change anything?
Complete bike with Reba added on (great price on the Reba too.)

Will go mech disc with spare parts in addition to the fork. I am actually building the bike up for a friend of mine, but will be riding and "testing" it for a few weeks. I don't think the SS thing is for me especially with the hills we have here. First offroad ride with Reba today in about an hour. I'll let you know.

On the streets commuting, it feels slightly less stable, but more agile than my KM. I would say it also feels stiffer and less flexy than the KM which is good or bad depending on how you view it. The KM is a 20" bike, so it is slightly bigger. I think the compactness of the smaller 18" frame contributes to the feeling of agility for the Inbred.

Back to back, just looking at frame quality, fit, finish, and dropout design, cable routing, the Inbred wins by a mile compared to the KM.

Nicely designed frame, Brant. I was really blown away by the whole package. Looks high dollar. I may get a larger size for myself and ditch the KM frame. (If there are any still available). You can tell that a lot of thought went in to this bike. My favorite part is the inbred logo saddle.

Also, I am adding Mary bars of course.

My only beef with the build was that the fork steerer was cut a little shorter than I would have liked. Probably okay for 95% of the buying public, but I like my bars high. Assembly and packing for shipping were top notch. Not a problem now that I have installed the Reba.
 

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My only beef with the build was that the fork steerer was cut a little shorter than I would have liked. Probably okay for 95% of the buying public, but I like my bars high.
Cheers for all that. We do have a bunch of spacers on the steerers on this batch (we forgot, mostly, on our run of bikes early last year) - I think it's 15, 10 and 5mm - so 30mm in total, and a 17 and 35deg stem available for an upcharge for anyone if you're interested.
 

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Damn! I placed my order last week before they went on vacation for the holidays.

...iC...
Ordered mine on the 20th of Dec. and haven;t heard anything yet....getting bored riding the road bike....
 

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We do have a bunch of spacers on the steerers on this batch (we forgot, mostly, on our run of bikes early last year)
I got the 30mm of spacers...believe it or not, I could use 20-30mm more.

with the reba, mary bars, and a 15 degree stem, I am about perfect with one 20mm spacer.

Ist ride report later when I have time. In a word...Awesome.

Brant: Make an in between size in the next batch and I am all over it.
 
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