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Dabomb Castle Bravo
Shimano Saint shifters and RD
Shimano XT FD
Formula K24 brakes
Manitou Swinger 3-way with SPV
Rock Shox Revelation dual air
Continental Mountain King front
Michelin County Trail rear


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2018 Giant Reign Advanced 0

Size M

Custom bits:
-Maxxis Assegai 2.5 (f)
-Specialized Eliminator 2.6 (r)
-Bontrager grips
-Kona 50mm, 6° rise stem
-150mm Contact dropper
-Sintered brake pads
-650lb spring

Still to install:
-780mm handlebar, 38mm rise
-30t Oval CR
-Chromag grips

One ride in and this bike will be awesome!!

Coil eats up the chatter like nothing else.

Lyrik is super composed.

Rides like a big BMX bike.


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2020 Norco Sight
X2/36 suspension
WAO Agent/i9 101 wheels (not shown)
XT 1x11, Saint brakes 203x180
Next R cranks
Chromag BZA stem/bars
TransX 170 dropper
 

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2020 Norco Sight
X2/36 suspension
WAO Agent/i9 101 wheels (not shown)
XT 1x11, Saint brakes 203x180
Next R cranks
Chromag BZA stem/bars
TransX 170 dropper
Nice one. That color reminds of a polished oldtimer! 1x11 is all one needs.

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2020 Santa Cruz Hightower, XL

Rock Shox Lyric Ultimate, 150mm
Rock Shox Super Deluxe Ultimate shock
Race Face Atlas bar
Race Face Turbine stem
Race Face Turbine cranks, 30t
Race Face Arc 30 rims, Hope hubs
PNW Bachelor 170mm dropper, Loam lever
Shimano XT 12 speed
Shimano XT brakes, 4 piston front/2 piston rear
Shimano XT pedals
Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5, front/DHR 2.4 rear

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* Frame Size & Color: 2017 Intense Recluse SL Large
* Fork: Lyrik with a Smashpot spring side and an HC97 on the damper side
* Brakes: Magura MT7 with HC3 lever's and 203/180 Icetech rotors
* Cranks: SRAm XO1 Carbon 175mm
* Rear Derailleur: SRAm XX1 Eagle
* Pedals: Crank Brothers Stamp 1
* Stem: Oneup 50mm EDC stem
* Handlebar: Oneup 35mm rise carbon
* Seatpost: Oneup 180mm dropper
* Saddle: WTB Volt Team edition Titanium
* Bottom Bracket: Wheels MFG
* Cassette: SRAM XX1 Eagle
* Headset: Cane Creek 40 series
* Grips: ODI AG2's
* Front Tire: WTB Vigilante 2.3
* Front Rim: DT Swiss M502
* Front Hub/Skewer: DT350
* Rear Tire: WTB Breakout 27.5 x 2.3
* Rear Rim: DT Swiss M502
* Rear Hub/Skewer: DT350
* Weight: 32 lbs
 

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Just got this 2019 Cannondale Bad Habit 2 as a brand new left over model. Had it about a week now and just did a few upgrades.

Love the way it's so poppy and playful on the trail. This bike begs you take the jumps. It also being all murdered out in jet black just looks so slick.

2019 Cannondale Bad Habit 2 size Large
Fork: Rock Shox Rekon RL DebonAir
Shock: Rock Shox Super Deluxe RCT
Brakes: Shimano SLX
Derailleur: Shimano SLX
Crank: RaceFace Cinch
Tires: Maxxis Rekon+ 27.5 x 2.8
TranzX Dropper 120mm

 

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Six months in the making and it's done. My first build from the wheels up, literally.

Frame: Nukeproof Reactor 275
Fork: Rockshox Revelation (upgraded with Charger and Debonair 2 150mm, basically a Pike, hence the new sticker)
Stem: Nukeproof Horizon 35mm
Handlebar: Nukeproof Sam Hill 760mm
Grips: Nukeproof Neutron
Shock: Rockshox Super DLX RCT
Brakes: Shimano M7100 SLX
Brake pads: MTX Red Label front, Discobrakes Ceramic Pro rear
Rotors: Shimano RT66 203mm front, 180mm rear
Cassette: Sunrace MX8 11-46t
Cranks: Shimano M7100 SLX 170mm
Chainring: North Shore Billet 30t
Chain: X11-SL Gold
Bashguard: Funn 26-32t
Derailleur/Shifter: Shimano M8000 XT
Dropper: Brand-X Ascend 150mm with Wolftooth lever
Seat: Bontrager Montrose Elite
Wheels: Easton ARC27 with Maxxis Highroller II
Hubs: Hope Pro 4 Boost

 

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Here is my Marino 27.5"
Yari Fork
Fox Float CTD shock
Spank Oozy 395+ wheel set
WTB Breakout 2.5" front
WTB Trail Boss 2.4" rear
SRAM Eagle GX drive train
Spank Spoon pedals
Bergtec chainring
Shimano XT brakes
Crank Bros dropper
Spank Spike stem and bars
Bergtec Bartender grips

Love this bike <3

 

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2021 Commencal Clash Essential XL

Just about finished with this build.
lyrik 180 @ 46 offset
dpx2 170 custom tune
Box Two x-wide 11x50 drive train
large stamp pedals
Oneup V2 dropper @ 210
rider is 6f2
wtb i35 rims @ 27.5
Originate 148 boost hubs

issues at build date:
shifter is super slop. rattles on trails. Hard to shift, loud and pings the rear wheel every shift....ping.....clank..... not sure how to address yet.
hub bearings needed extra grease
free hub also needed cleaned out and lots of good grease to add.

box two rear derailleur issues:

clutch had to be removed cleaned up and heavily greased. Also had to grease clutch roller bearing. problem was clutch was very notchy sending thud through the frame ever time sus compressed and clutch moved. clean and re-grease completely alleviated the issue. now smooth and tight. found outer mech bolt loose. removed and added some grease. stem for xl should default to 35mm for either bar thickness.

Frame/Bike should come with a warning.....the bb is low as f. 160 mm cranks or lesser. Schredd with care..... All love... Commencal.

what do you think?


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Santa Cruz Heckler 5, updated

This old (old enough for a driver's license) bike was acquired as a new frameset direct from SC as a warranty of a Heckler 2, and went through a few configurations before it was updated earlier this year to the state described here.

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  • Frame: Santa Cruz Heckler 5, "M" size, "Battleship Gray"
  • Shock: Fox DHX 5.0; 143mm rear travel
  • Fork: RockShox Domain RC; 149mm fork travel
  • Headset: Chris King
  • Stem: Thomson Elite
  • Handbar: Titec Hellbent DH
  • Grip: Titec Hellbent Lock-On
  • Post: TranzX Kitsuma
  • Saddle: Selle Italia Flite MAX Trans Am
  • Shifter: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Cassette: SRAM NX Eagle, 11-50T
  • Chain: SRAM GX Eagle
  • Crankset: SRAM GX Eagle w/34T NX Eagle chainring
  • BB: SRAM DUB
  • Pedals: Shimano XT SPD
  • Brakes: Hayes Stroker Ace calipers w/Prime Sport levers & 180mm/160mm rotors
  • Wheelset: Easton Havoc AM
  • Tires: Hutchinson Barracuda, 2.35 x 26"

Trail weight (only attached dispensable accessory = Blackburn Mountain bottle cage) is roughly 33.5 pounds.
 

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My '19 Polygon Siskiu N8, 160/160 29er in mullet mode!!

Build:
Wheels:
Front = Spank rim on DT Swiss 350 32h hub
Rear = DT Swiss Ex 1501 (off my 650b rig)
Tires:
(F) Maxxis Assegai Exo 3C Maxxterra 2.5
(R) Maxxis Aggressor DD 2.5
Suspension:
Fork = Fox Factory 36, Grip2 @160mm
Shock = Marzocchi Bomber CR w/ 650lb spring
Drivetrain:
11 speed XT/SLX, 30t Oval chainring, Truvativ Descendant 175mm cranks
11-46 Sunrace Cassette
Pedals: (not in pic)
Venzo SPD
Brakes:
Tektro Orion 4 pot
200mm rotors front and rear
Seatpost:
Giant Contact 150mm drop
Saddle:
Charge Cooker
Stem:
Spank Spoon 50mm
Bars:
Spank 25mm rise @780mm
Grips:
DaBomb
Misc:
Marshguard

Enjoying the mullet testing i.e. the rear wheel is off my 650b mule.

I'll be building up another Spank rim on the current 29er hub (DT Swiss 350 w/ 54t ratchet upgrade) in 27.5 mode.

Think I'll also chuck a Specialized Eliminator Black Diamond 27.5 x 2.6 tire out back on new wheel.

Above weighs roughly the same as the DD Aggressor & will offer a little more grip on the steeps.

Nothing wrong with the Aggressor.

N8 in this config feels like a park/free ride bike, which warrants greater traction.

In mullet mode HTA has gone from 65.5° to a quite slack 64°

STA has gone 75° to just North of 74°

BB has gone from 343.5mm to a ground huggy 328.5mm

As said above, bike has transformed from an AM 29er that can handle the odd Enduro event... to a free ride/bike park feeling steed.

The smaller rear end helps pop in & out of turns.

Slacker angles have steeps feeling not so steep.

Grinder climbs are only slightly worse.

However technical climbs require more body english due to increased slackness.

Pedal strikes have not increased which is a positive surprise.

Can't wait to ride it in the park!!
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How do you like the pinner up front?


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So far it has been working really good. I've used it from dry (not dust) to wet (not mud'ish) and i've nothing bad to say about it.
It's fast and I haven't washed out or experienced thread packing with dirt.
If the trails are going soft for the weekend i'll through on a Hellkat instead.
I normally run Hellkat/Pinner on my FS.
 

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My freshly updated Bird AM9 V2 RRR (160/150) for 2021/22

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  • Frame Size & Color: Size L in raw
  • Fork: RockShox Lyrik Ultimative RC2 160mm
  • Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimative RCT
  • Brakes: Shimano XT M8020 4-pot, Galfer Fixed Disc Wave 203 f/r
  • Cranks: RaceFace Atlas, 170mm
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR M9000 11s
  • Trigger: Shimano XTR M9000
  • Pedals: Nukeproof Horizon Pro Enduro Sam Hill
  • Stem: Spank Split 35, 40mm
  • Handlebar: Spank Spike Vibrocore, 780, 25mm rise
  • Seatpost: OneUp v2, 180mm, w. WolfTooth ReMote.
  • Saddle: Fabric Scoop Radius Race
  • Bottom Bracket: Rotor BSA30
  • Cassette: Garbaruk 11-46
  • Headset: Hope Tapered
  • Grips: DMR DeathGrips
  • Front Tire: Kenda Hellkat AEC 2.4
  • Front Rim: WeAreOne The Union 29"
  • Front Hub: Erase Components Boost
  • Rear Tire: Kenda Nevegal2 EMC 2.4
  • Rear Rim: WeAreOne The Union 29"
  • Rear Hub: Erase Components Boost, Shimano
  • Spokes: Sapim D-Light Silver, Sapim Polyax SecureLock brass nipples.
  • Weight: 14.8kg/32.6lb
 
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