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The rear end on these new Turner's looks so different to me that I can't really classify it as good or bad looking yet.
 

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Looking good,

You still have my address right? Three day ground will do just fine.;) I just can't get around the ugly top tube bend for us non large frame guys.(in other words the Med. is butt ugly) I'm happy for you and the Mrs.JC..Congrats and enjoy......CF...
 

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CRAZY FRED said:
You still have my address right? Three day ground will do just fine.;) I just can't get around the ugly top tube bend for us non large frame guys.(in other words the Med. is butt ugly) I'm happy for you and the Mrs.JC..Congrats and enjoy......CF...
There's really not much difference from her current ride.

 

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Turned out to be a much more finicky build than I anticipated. Looks like I am short one brake adapter...so a real ride will have to wait :)

CRAPPY NIGHT PHOTO


 

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I have been considering the Sultan as an option as a first time 29" bike. Looking at your frame I'm a little disappointed by the sharp angle the front Derailleur cable takes as it exits the housing. I noticed this on the prototypes and hoped it would be altered on production frames by angling the cable stop slightly so that the cable comes out straighter. It must surely cause excessive wear, sawing as the cable moves. Is it just me and am I wrong? I'd appreciate a close up of that area.

Ronnie.
 

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That is the best kind of holiday company. I have some coming as well, hopefully they are not late!!! Lenz SS Milk Money!

Hate the last minute small snag- got a new fork a few weeks ago with post mounts- I only had tab adapters- DOOH!
 

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Can I ask how tall you are and what your inseam is, also is that a 120 mm fork or a 100 mm?
 

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jncarpenter said:
Turned out to be a much more finicky build than I anticipated. Looks like I am short one brake adapter...so a real ride will have to wait :)

CRAPPY NIGHT PHOTO


And I thought I was the only one with a "BLACK" Reba 120 TA..HUUUMMMM.:mad: Looks good my friend..Now go get those red stickers off of that Reba..That was the FIRST thing I did when she came out the box.. Can't wait to hear your ride reports on this bad boy..As I hold your opinion in a very high regard.. Merry X-Mas JC and to everybody else...CF...
 

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How close does that Ardent come to that brace in the back of the Sultan - looks tight from this photo - but it could be the photo playin tricks on the old eyes again.
 

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How close does that Ardent come to that brace in the back of the Sultan - looks tight from this photo - but it could be the photo playin tricks on the old eyes again.
I tried to get a decent shot with the crappy P&S camera...there is actually more clearance than this depicts. I would say it is typical Turner tire clearance, for sure :thumbsup:

 

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boomn said:
The rear end on these new Turner's looks so different to me that I can't really classify it as good or bad looking yet.
Let me help you: They're bad looking :D I love Turners, but the newest DW link ones are some of the ugliest bikes around.
 
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