Looks like he shoulda spent his $$ buying furniture for the office.gregg said:lucky bastid....
I'm curious, too. I saw one guy on the DH board who bought a VPP bike and then sold it went back to a 4-bar. Weir told me it took him a few weeks to understand it when he switched from the Dare. But once it clicked, he loved it. My experience so far, with big bikes, is that I prefer linked single pivots for real DH. But I like 4-bar bikes best when there is real climbing to be done. This isn't either one, so it will be interesting. I think it will be great for stuff like I did with you and Bill. In fact, it's about goddamn time I do that ride again. You know I have a chick in CO now, right?kristian said:You need to compare it to the Dare for us.
Until seeing the LT Blur and the Nomad, I was considering the X5, the 5 Spot and the 6 Pack but now I'm really looking at all 5 of those. I want something between 5 and 6 inches of travel front and rear, coil shocks (which might limit the SC options) and sub 35 pounds (with DH tires and tubes). Since I probably won't be buying until next spring, I'm sure there will be even MORE choices by then...CraigH said:I'd guess the equivalent to the 5 Spot is the Blur LT, and the 6 Spot is equivalent to the Nomad, considering travel and frame purpose.
Lovin' my regular Blur.
Would like to replace the Bullit with a VP Free or Nomad, but lack of $$$...
BTW, will you be at the FFTF? It would be great to finally meet you.
Where abouts in CO? And when are you coming out to visit her? I'm guessing the shuttle runs will be snow-free in 3.5 weeks, but the park is much more photogenic and the riding there is great at the moment.Photo-John said:I think it will be great for stuff like I did with you and Bill. In fact, it's about goddamn time I do that ride again. You know I have a chick in CO now, right?
I'm presenting a first view of my project to the Executive Leadership Team on Monday the 2nd and large portions of it are due to finance on Monday the 9th. Given my track record coming home from the FFTF (car problems 2 years running), I'm way too paranoid to chance it--the project is our 3 year strategic plan and getting it in on time is very important to my continued employment...CraigH said:What about either weekend? Expect to get there sometime on Sat. the 30th, probably late. Leaving probably early on Mon. the 9th.