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I havent really seen many 07/08 Bullits on here, though I have seen plenty of the older model even in the Bullit thread.

I just bought an 08 Bullit and am yet to build it up, just interested in seeing pics of your guys 07/08 Bullits and how they are built
 

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Still not getting on with it as well as my old Bullit. Re-vavling the rear shock helped, a lot, and I have new higher rise bars on for next weekend so hopefully that will solve my niggles. Will have to try a floater too :)
 

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Gotta ask Al, why arent you getting along with it as well as your old Bullit? Is it the actual bike feal or setup problems?
I loved my new Bullit straight off the bat and it felt better than my old Bullit even before i set it up. My Bullit feals confidence inspiring and low slung in comparison to my jacked up old Bullit.
So whats the problems?
 

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It didn't "feel" right. My first ride was at my nemesis DH track (Mynydd Du), so I did throw things in at the deep end so to speak. The DHX3 was not good, its damping felt awful (I had a custom tuned 5thE before) and the Totems were not feeling good - twitchy, diving off drops... just all felt wrong. I had the DHX3 PUSH tuned at TFTuned but left everything else the same and it made a huge difference (maybe its all in my mind, but I don't care if it is ;)). The front end still wasn't quite right though, so I threw on some Reverse FLi XXL bars I was reviewing and promptly spent the day front flipping (to low!). I've put 50mm rise bars on now (had 25mm originally, FLI bars are 20mm) and from a quick play things seem better - I'll find out properly next week when I head off to Wales again. I've popped a preload spacer in the Totems now too.

I think in general the Bullit.2 feels to me to be less DH friendly and more freeride oriented. It could well be the setup - I really am tempted to put my old Boxxers on and have a proper go with them. It could also all be in my head. Its winter now, so I'm not riding it as much and I bought a road bike which makes moving between road, XC (Heckler) and DH (Bullit) all the more odd.

My sister is loving her Bullit.2 (she had an older one previously too) and thinks I am mad. Maybe I am :D
 

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CHUNKY NUGGET said:
Ooo! Ooo! Always happy to show her off, this is my Baby:yesnod:
Hey CN,

Is the floater available also on a 135rear spacing? how does it ride with it?
 

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Bullit_cn said:
Hey CN,

Is the floater available also on a 135rear spacing? how does it ride with it?
Im pretty sure you can just buy the drive side drop out "150mm version" because the floating brake comes with the 150mm brake side drop out and special 150x12mm axle.
 

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Mine...
<a href="http://picasaweb.google.fi/saarimi/PyRT/photo#5101580984650518466"><img src="http://lh4.google.fi/saarimi/Rsx04E77T8I/AAAAAAAAAGU/nXhuvGU_gMQ/s800/Bullit%20ds%20220807.jpg" /></a>
Haven´t got a picture with floater yet.
 

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i figured. i actually have a gangreen chameleon, but sometimes it is hard to tell from a picture.

The reason i asked is for my next bike i think i am going to get a Bullit, and i was thinking lime green, but it looks pretty lame on the website, but that's against a white backround. I want to see what one looks like on the trail, in it's natural surroundings.
 

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al_bullit said:
The floater kit comes with both dropouts, drive and brake side, see the pic here http://www.santacruzbicycles.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=38_44&products_id=221
Not me! I only got the brake side drop out but then i didnt get the axle either and had to get it shipped over night. I think SC just [email protected] up and it looks like they forgot the drive side drop out too. Not that it matters as its the same dropout but the axle is longer than the original 12x150mm version.
 
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