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it's the replacement for the Scandal
If so, that's a shame to see the Scandal go away. I know that there is a market for more slack 29ers, so props to On-One for filling the niche. Perhaps I will have to ride this style of bike first, but I was hoping for a Scandal/Inbred geometry bike with a much better swapout system and possibly a split for belt capabilities.
 

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I was hoping for a Scandal/Inbred geometry bike with a much better swapout system
The swap out system they've been using looks OK, IMHO. It's not that much different in execution to the one Surly have just adopted.

I think a Inbred with a 44mm HT is a bigger priority than belt drives, but as this is a company that appears to operate at the whim of He Who Appears When Named Three Times On A Thread On STW, you never know...
 

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The swap out system they've been using looks OK, IMHO.
Looks can be deceiving as real world execution is entirely different! Quite a few people had to undertake a whole lot of hand grinding to relieve the brake side horizontal drop out to make it even fit the frame it was designed for. Then if you run a very tall gear, you will put out a lot of torque and have to run a pair of add-on tensioners to keep the wheel from slipping sideways on hard climbs. Anyway, sorry to derail the Parkwood discussion...
 

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the details table of the parkwood says: 'Integrated tapered headset for a clean, low front end'
does that mean that this frame will need drop-in style integrated headset or is it only a misspelling and semi-integrated headset will be used?
 
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