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The Giant Glory DH X1 sitting in my shop weighs less than that.

And it has a dual crown fork, and 8" of travel front/rear.

Is this the end result of a ride during a freezing rain storm?
 

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Monte said:
Now what have you done? :confused:
Take one 35 lb LunchBox

Swap Eggbeaters for Shimano pedals
Add a coil stack to the fork
Swap air for coil shock on the rear.



That is all.

I doubt I will ever own a PBJ as this Box is already heads and shoulder above my terrain and abilities. Although I never say never....
 

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way off of topic or want one of those or waste of our time or wonderful loot...
My guess is want one of those as every time you post a bike that is whay I find myself saying.
Pics- puh-leez
 

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Enel said:
Take one 35 lb LunchBox

Swap Eggbeaters for Shimano pedals
Add a coil stack to the fork
Swap air for coil shock on the rear.



That is all.

I doubt I will ever own a PBJ as this Box is already heads and shoulder above my terrain and abilities. Although I never say never....
nice move enel! for real...the good news about starting with a heavy-ish bike is that adding 2 lbs is a very small (relative) percentage increase in weight as compared to adding 2 lbs to a 20 lb XC bike :)
 

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Looks like a Vivid rear coil, I put one on my big bike last year and the hi/lo rebound settings are very nice, allows for slower rebound at the begining of the stroke which made a noticable diff pedaling the bike.

You should pop for the caged spuds tho and set a new record, your small toes will thank you :)
 

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rroeder said:
Yes FoSerious, caged spd's, not trying to be funny just what I call em.
cool...i have some rad older skewl xlnt condition Shimano 647s i may put on FoSkey (or sell to Enel :thumbsup:). but do you really think, once clipped in, that the cage has any actual support? i just dont know...i have used em before and while they help when restarting climbs when its steep, with stiff soled shoes just not sure they really no much once clipped
 

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Not for support, I don't really notice any diff there either, it's more for protection of the ball of your foot and small toes in tight chunky cond's or slow speed techy stuff.
 

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rroeder said:
Looks like a Vivid rear coil, I put one on my big bike last year and the hi/lo rebound settings are very nice, allows for slower rebound at the begining of the stroke which made a noticable diff pedaling the bike.

You should pop for the caged spuds tho and set a new record, your small toes will thank you :)
Not a fan of clipping in with platforms. Either or for me.

This is a Manitou Metel shock. Rebound control only (unsure if that is high or low speed). It is a super basic shock and I have nothing I can say about it one way or the other.

It does make the bike look more gnarcore. Nothing says "this dude for real is a legit rider" like coil springs.

I should get some rock crawling in tomorrow. All I can say is that it is nice to have all of the bikes back assembled and in the rack after a month without suspension.
 
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