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 Post subject: OPEN 29'er
PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:28 am 
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any thoughts?
http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/04/19/fir ... ed-ridden/

made by cervelo?

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 Post subject: OPEN 29'er
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 Post subject: Re: OPEN 29'er
PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 6:00 pm 
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Drool worthy for sure.

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 Post subject: Re: OPEN 29'er
PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:10 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: OPEN 29'er
PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:21 pm 
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The first ride review was not favorable. They called it very twitchy. It has a super steep head angle. Maybe an angle-set could fix it a little bit. Seems to be better options.

http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/04/19/fir ... ed-ridden/


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 Post subject: OPEN 29'er
PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:25 pm 
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What about the upcoming SRAM 1x11 comment... Slip of the tongue???


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 Post subject: Re: OPEN 29'er
PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:53 pm 
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chpfly wrote:
The first ride review was not favorable. They called it very twitchy. It has a super steep head angle. Maybe an angle-set could fix it a little bit. Seems to be better options.

http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/04/19/fir ... ed-ridden/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


You should re-read the first ride impressions?

BikeRumor wrote:
"...it felt quick in some of the corners without being twitchy or unstable".
"Overall, it rode well and I can see it appealing to racers looking for something a bit different and super light."


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 Post subject: Re: OPEN 29'er
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 Post subject: Re: OPEN 29'er
PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:49 pm 
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i dont know .. we have these downhill sections here, when i used to ride them on my klein i would have to stop every now and then because i swear flying rocks would have dented my don tube..i find it hard to believe that a sub 1000 gram mtb frame will last two seasons...and the build they showed with those enve wheels... if seen lighter build with stan's...
just doesnt ad up for me..


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