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to pack this bad boy in... My old case from my 26" S&S MTB will not work unless I remove the tires, oh well... I am still working out fit and contact point issues so cockpit may change but so far this is what I have come up with. I'd like a bar with more sweep and still work with the Rohloff shifter ok. I may try a Mary again.

A little heavey but with WB & Rohloff I guess that is to be expected. I really like the cable routing for the Rohloff, very clean. Next time you see her there will be several less Moots decals...

Anyone else used a Thomson S-2 stem on a MTB? It is the only 31.8 stem my LBS had on hand that had the reach and ~rise I wanted. I assume it will be ok but if not let me know while I still have my teeth. ;)

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Sweet ride. I'll be dreaming of the Rohloff/S&S thing even more now...

Congrats on the bike. May it bring you years and years of enjoyment!
 

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bigger suitcase....

A pal of mine switched to a 29er S&S travel bike a couple years ago. He had to get a larger case over his 26" S&S bike as well. So far he's been dinged $40 to $80 oversize luggage fees on about half his flights, so pick you new case carefully! Not sure of details, but some airlines measure the checked luggage from time to time!

He's gone back to just deflating the 29er tires and using the smaller hardcase.

Good routing on the push/pull Rohloff cables.
 

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I think you are right and they have lowered the weight allowed as well. I will stick to the 26" case as it works but just a little more trouble.
 

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Weight

..... you'd have to add a lot of weight to get over the limit there! Doubt a Rohloff can weigh that much.....;)
 

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Cool bike. Any issues with your left inside heel catching those braze ons for the Rohloff lines? My KM rear mech braze on killed my shoes.

Did you consider running the lines above the BB and along the top of the CS? I've got visions of a new HT with the disc tab sitting on the chainstay vs. seatstay and like that routing.
 

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50# is not that much if you add in the weight of the case, shoesm hydration pack, tools, spare tubes, tire, etc....
 

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Cool bike. Any issues with your left inside heel catching those braze ons for the Rohloff lines? My KM rear mech braze on killed my shoes.

Did you consider running the lines above the BB and along the top of the CS? I've got visions of a new HT with the disc tab sitting on the chainstay vs. seatstay and like that routing.
None at all. Those tabs are under the CS and I could not hit if I wanted too. I left the routing up to Moots as they have a lot of Rohloff experience and I had none. They know what they are doing .
 

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None at all. Those tabs are under the CS and I could not hit if I wanted too. I left the routing up to Moots as they have a lot of Rohloff experience and I had none. They know what they are doing .
Very cool, well executed design.
 

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Very sweet indeed! Love those new S&S couplings, without the collars. Really shows off the welds. I've had good luck with the S&S soft backpack case. It fits my S&S IF 29er with deflated tires. No problems with dents or dings while traveling, so far.
 

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awesome, sort of my dreambike right there. i am sending you a PM as there is another option on the case which is slightly bigger, yet usually goes under the radar at the check-in counter.
 

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s & s soft sided suitcase and other items

I use the soft sided S & S case for my stolen bilenky.... Although sometimes to make life easy, I packed a piece or two in my regular suitcase as well. JHK on the cape please share the slightly larger suitcase.

Thanks

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I use the soft sided S & S case for my stolen bilenky.... Although sometimes to make life easy, I packed a piece or two in my regular suitcase as well. JHK on the cape please share the slightly larger suitcase.

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ritchey breakaway case. it's 26x29 or thereabouts. i didnt want to freak out the spam police, as i have a new one that i am not using and wanted to offer it to house that moots.
 

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Very nice. Over the weekend I saw a Moots setup with a Rohloff, it also had a bent top tube and Maverick fork. It was hanging on a bike shop wall - brand new.

Is that a small fender up front?

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Sweet

JK,

I am about to order the same bike (with rohloff). I'm 6'1 (35" inseam) and cant decide between the 19" and 20". What size frame is yours and what what are your measurements?

thanks,
d
 
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