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Hey guys,
I'm about ready to buy a new Ace, but was wondering if I should wait a bit for PP to get some new Sette bikes in. I'd just hate to get the bike and then a few weeks later see the same bike listed with an upgraded fork or shock or something else. When do the new model year bikes arrive? Also, has this bike ever been listed for sale on PP for less than $999?
 

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No I have never seen it listed for less than $999. I have questioned Sette about up coming products or news and the only thing coming is the Vexx Bike. No news about bikes changing parts or anything like that. I believe the Ace has been the same bike since it came out. There is a 30 day price guarantee so if it goes lower within 30 days of your purchase they will give you the difference back
 

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marsh rider said:
Hey guys,
I'm about ready to buy a new Ace, but was wondering if I should wait a bit for PP to get some new Sette bikes in. I'd just hate to get the bike and then a few weeks later see the same bike listed with an upgraded fork or shock or something else. When do the new model year bikes arrive? Also, has this bike ever been listed for sale on PP for less than $999?
I had the same concerns.

I just ordered my Flite last week.
 

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Thanks guys for your replies. I went ahead and ordered the bike last night after dremers response. Now the waiting begins!:incazzato:
 

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marsh rider said:
Thanks guys for your replies. I went ahead and ordered the bike last night after dremers response. Now the waiting begins!:incazzato:
I dont know what they charge to ship a whole bike UPS 2nd Day, but thats probably what I would have done because I am very impatient. Just ordered a bunch of stuff yesterday that should hopefully ship today and I should have it by Wednesday.

Keep us updated when you get your bike, and welcome to the family :cool:
 

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Well yesterday ended what seemed like the longest wait of my life. I knew Tuesday was the scheduled delivery date so I kept checking the delivery confirmation all day at work whenever I could. Finally about 2 hours before quitting time I saw it had been delivered, and it's the darndest thing... right at about that point I had suddenly had a massive headache the whole day and had to go home.

I haven't had a chance to get it out on the trails yet but everything is beautiful and is all I was expecting it to be. Just riding on some steep roads nearby, the suspension was excellent and did not absorb any of my energy that I could tell. I think I'm feeling a full sick day coming on:p
 

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marsh rider said:
Well yesterday ended what seemed like the longest wait of my life. I knew Tuesday was the scheduled delivery date so I kept checking the delivery confirmation all day at work whenever I could. Finally about 2 hours before quitting time I saw it had been delivered, and it's the darndest thing... right at about that point I had suddenly had a massive headache the whole day and had to go home.

I haven't had a chance to get it out on the trails yet but everything is beautiful and is all I was expecting it to be. Just riding on some steep roads nearby, the suspension was excellent and did not absorb any of my energy that I could tell. I think I'm feeling a full sick day coming on:p
Post up some pics MAN!!!
 

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Alright, here's some pics of my new baby! Just swapped out the stem, handlebar, front rotor, and grips. The pedals gotta go too. I'll have my first day off work in about 3 weeks so this bike will be getting a serious beat down then :D






 

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Well from what I can tell it rides very well. For me the main criteria for a full suspension bike is ability to climb well, since this is a major part of all my rides. If riding up a steep road is any indication of its actual ability, I will be quite pleased when I actually get it on the trails as I couldn't feel it absorbing any of my power when I had to really crank out some watts.
 

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hey wildkyle, if you're considering getting this bike, I can now say you should go for it! I just got back from my first true ride on it and was in no way disappointed in its performance. The suspension delivered everything I hoped for on descents that used to jar me around mercilessly, and on the steepest climbs the only thing I noticed was that I got to the top faster and easier than ever before- virtually no pedal bob. The stock pedals are downright crappy if platforms are your thing, so I switched them to DMR V12 Mags. At times during the ride I forgot that I was not actually God and neglected to brake while flying over rocks towards sharp turns, which almost resulted in some crashes.
 

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hey wildkyle, if you're considering getting this bike, I can now say you should go for it! I just got back from my first true ride on it and was in no way disappointed in its performance. The suspension delivered everything I hoped for on descents that used to jar me around mercilessly, and on the steepest climbs the only thing I noticed was that I got to the top faster and easier than ever before- virtually no pedal bob. The stock pedals are downright crappy if platforms are your thing, so I switched them to DMR V12 Mags. At times during the ride I forgot that I was not actually God and neglected to brake while flying over rocks towards sharp turns, which almost resulted in some crashes.
Hey bud, good news. I got myself one too!! havnt got my shock pump yet so i havnt had a decent trail ride, but im very excited. Man this thing is very nice, and light. the tires are a little smaller than i thought, but we will see how they grip. My brakes also rub a tad, and the juicys dont have much ability to adjust, but i should be able to work it out.
 

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Awesome man, congrats! I can't imagine an LBS would charge more than a couple bucks to pump up the fork/shock while you're waiting on a shock pump.

My brakes also rub a slightly with both rotors true as an arrow but not enough to be a nuisance and I doubt it's causing any wear on the pads. Spreading the pads apart with the included spacer might fix this problem- haven't tried yet. The tires were one other thing I forgot to mention. While they are as wide as I'm used to, the tread pattern appears to be one weakness. On one particularly muddy uphill section I lost traction several times where I would not have on my old trek big kahuna tires. It's not a big enough problem for me to switch over yet, but I probably will.
 

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Well unfortunately between working and traveling I've only been able to take it out on the trails twice. This is the first year though that I'm actually looking forward to setting the clocks ahead an hour so I'll have enough daylight left after work to go for a ride. I also took advantage of PPs free shipping and finally got me some clipless shoes/ pedals (Sette of course) so hilarity is sure to ensue.
 

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Well unfortunately between working and traveling I've only been able to take it out on the trails twice. This is the first year though that I'm actually looking forward to setting the clocks ahead an hour so I'll have enough daylight left after work to go for a ride. I also took advantage of PPs free shipping and finally got me some clipless shoes/ pedals (Sette of course) so hilarity is sure to ensue.
haha hilarity? Iv had mine out almost 10 hours, and it still amazes me on how they thing can be flicked around so well, and handle the tough stuff.
 

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haha hilarity? Iv had mine out almost 10 hours, and it still amazes me on how they thing can be flicked around so well, and handle the tough stuff.
i hear ya' wildkyle90. rode last sunday with my oldest son at the devil's backbone in loveland, co. lot's of steep rocks and some peanut butter mud. i was amazed at how well the stock tires handled the conditions. i sure had fun on the rock drops. the more i ride it the more i like it. :D

a couple of pic's.
 

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