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Got lazy with the SS, so I made is a 1x9





XT Short cage rear, Sram PG-950. I forgot who made the chaintug/hanger but I got it though Greasy Comb. Had to do a little dremel work to the tug to get it to fit in the dropouts. I also need to take some off that bolt.
 

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Monocog 29er - stock, for now. Immediate plans call for clipless pedals and losing the reflectors, but little else for awhile. Maybe discs in a year or two. I absolutely love the simplicity of this bike.

You all know what these look like stock, so here's a pic of it's maiden "bike path" voyage with my little future mtb'er. :thumbsup: Will be hitting the trail with it soon, hopefully with the friend that bought my old Hardrock Comp Disc.

 

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Dirt = Love

my pride and joy. out of all my bikes, this one gets the most use by far. the dirt color paint job was the best thing redline ever did for this bike. it looks great no matter how nasty it gets... :thumbsup:

you guys with the stock rigid forks on these bikes are tough. i rode it rigid for two months, and my arms are still sore.
 

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Picked up my '08 Monocog 29er today (bday gift from my wife). Can't wait to take it out on the trail this weekend. Hope to have time to stop and take a couple photos on her maiden voyage.



 

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i think that anthem of yours is going to be jealous:D its not going to get much use anymore. i sold my full squish 26 a few months after i got my monocog last summmer.
 

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The Anthem does look a bit greener than I remember...I can already tell the Monocog will be a blast to ride. My short ride through the parking lot made me feel like I transported back to being a 9-year-old with my first cool BMX bike.

Funny thing is my wife came up with the idea for the Monocog all on her own after the Anthem suffered a few recent mechanical issues (toasted a bottom bracket and snapped a pivot bolt after 9-months of ownership). She wanted me to have a second bike that was fun to ride, was relatively low maintenance, and could hold up to as much abuse as I could throw at it.
 

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A1an said:
She wanted me to have a second bike that was fun to ride, was relatively low maintenance, and could hold up to as much abuse as I could throw at it.
she picked the right one.

they are a lot of fun to upgrade. you can do as much or as little as you want. i would recomend some bars with some sweep like the space bar, mary, luv handle, etc. they make hammering up hills more enjoyable for me.
 

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Not sure what I'll do with the bar. They do seem a bit wide compared to the bar on my Anthem (I hacked approx 1-inch off each side of the stock Easton). Guess I'll get a few rides under my belt and figure out where to go from there. I'm kind of leaning towards a carbon bar though.
 

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only stock bits are the frame, fork, seatpost, and seatpost clamp



 

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<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/scottboyer/478461738/" title="4-5-07 027 by scott boyer, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm1.static.flickr.com/198/478461738_4d96c1b549_b.jpg" width="1024" height="770" alt="4-5-07 027" /></a>
 

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<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/scottboyer/478461738/" title="4-5-07 027 by scott boyer, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm1.static.flickr.com/198/478461738_4d96c1b549_b.jpg" width="1024" height="770" alt="4-5-07 027" /></a>
Is this the 08 Flight or did you powder coat something???
 

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replacement frame, wearing an M-29 and 9 gears.

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Little off the farm here but she's still a REDLINE! First BMX machine in 18 years. Couple shots of the new steed below.

Picked her up tonight from the shop, made some minor adjustments (removed reflectors, adjusted seat, adjusted bars and gave everything the once-over) and took her out for a little rip (2.5 mile ride). First impression: This thing is light as a feather, smooth as glass, pedals effortlessly, handles incredibly well, looks like $1MM, brings back vivid memories of riding BMX as a kid and wheelies just like my old Mongoose Expert circa 1988 - 1990 (back when Gooses were bike shop bikes). At one point I was cruising down a suburban neighborhood street with the sun just setting and I pulled one up and rode it for approximately 50 yards when I had to finally reel in the rear brake due to near flippage. Do I like the bike better than my TREK 6500 all-mountain race setup? Ehhhh, tough question...real tough question... They're both extremely capable at what they were designed for and both exhibit incredible quality and craftsmanship. I'll enjoy years and years and years of solid use out of each. There's a local track that hosts a lot of races and I'm thinking about getting back into the fray. I have 3 kids and they're all into riding so it's great to be back on a BMX machine, which is what they ride. Pretty happy camper right now on the pedaling front.

Let me know what you think:





 
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