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Anyone have any pics of really lightweight FXR 275 builds? With an 8lbs frame, I couldn't see getting much lower than 30lbs. Then again, people have built Banshee Runes to 27lbs, so I guess anything is possible.
 

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Foes sub 30?

Anyone have any pics of really lightweight FXR 275 builds? With an 8lbs frame, I couldn't see getting much lower than 30lbs. Then again, people have built Banshee Runes to 27lbs, so I guess anything is possible.
I don't know, mine (a F275 medium size) weights 30,86 lbs. I think with DT240, carbon rims and handlebar, and a XC light saddle, may be a sub-30. But, ¿ worth it ?
 

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Holy ****! That's insane! I'm blown away, that's far and away THE best retro build I've ever seen. Look at those parts, all in excellent condition, someone's been saving them up for a long time for just such a special project. None more worthy than the Weasel, imo. By God, it's like a rolling museum of classic mtb, pure porn.

Just a couple of quick comments... Not sure if you realise, but you've got the Shorty on upside down, looks better the right way up. Also, why the white tyres? I'm not necessarily criticising your choice, just curious.

So, how does it ride, ie. compare to a modern trail/AM bike?
 

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Amazing ride with the 120s up front, leaves a lot to be desired in the modern rides I have. They're vanilla, this is definitely another flavour :)

As for the shorty it looks better this way in real life weirdly, plus the reach/height is nicer.
 

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F275

Demo-/Showbike

Foes F275, size M
Pike DP Air 160 mm
DT Swiss Spline Wheels
Ful XTR 2x10
Thomson Stem, Bar, Seatpost
Tioga Venture 2.35, Spider Outlans Saddle
Odi Ruffian
Chris King Headset
Magura MT7 Brakes, Storm SL 180 Disc

For Sale, If you are interested send me a message

Price 4'200 Euro
 

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Only thing missing is a good fork. As good as that bike is it is limited by the Bluto. Get a Wren 150mm fork. You won't believe the difference. Go to Youtube and type in Wren vs Bluto and you can see the difference.
No Wren....going to 27.5 plus with a Pike RCT3 Boost for the summer. Bluto is fine until then
 
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