The best 2014 DH/Freeride frame?

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bigben99
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by bigben99

Hi,

I want to buy i new 2014 frame and i`m not sure about 2014 model. Now i have 2013 Santa cruz v10 Carbon.
what do you recommend????

by Weenie


bombertodd
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by bombertodd

Transition TR450 gets my vote.

bigben99
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by bigben99

Thanks mate, good choice :up:

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by bigben99

i want to try the new GT Fury World Cup, what do you say?

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Jakomait
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by Jakomait

Devinci Wilson. Stevie Smith made that thing haul the mail!

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by bombertodd

bigben99 wrote:i want to try the new GT Fury World Cup, what do you say?


One of my team mates has one on order. Looks nice.

Intense 951 evo looks nice too if you're into big wheels.

bigben99
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by bigben99

Yes, very nice bike 951 evo, very difficult choice :noidea:

bombertodd wrote:
bigben99 wrote:i want to try the new GT Fury World Cup, what do you say?


One of my team mates has one on order. Looks nice.

Intense 951 evo looks nice too if you're into big wheels.

bigben99
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by bigben99

Finally got my GT Fury World Cup (£5,200) A lot of money but i fly with the beast :))

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bigben99 wrote:Finally got my GT Fury World Cup (£5,200) A lot of money but i fly with the beast :))



Post some pictures! What parts are you going to use?

bigben99
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by bigben99

The bike is not arrived yet :(

Full specs:
COR Downhill Design, 6069-T6 Alloy Frame, 220mmTravel Independent Drivetrain™ Suspension Systemw/Forged Linkage, Pivots, 1.5" Head Tube, and12 x 150mm Thru Axle Dropouts



Shock

Fox Racing Shox DHX RC4 Kashima, 9.5" x 3",w/Adjustable High Speed/Low Speed Compression,Rebound, and Bottom-Out



Fork

Fox Racing Shox 40RC2 FIT Kashima, 203mm Travel,FIT damper, 20 x110mm Thru Axle, w/AdjustableHigh Speed/Low Speed Compression and Rebound



Headset

FSA Orbit Z 1.5R, 1.5" to 1-1/8" Reducer, Alloy Cups w/Sealed Bearings



Stem

RaceFace Atlas Direct Mount, 30/50mm Length



Handlebars

Pro Atherton DH Riser, 800mm Width, 15mm Rise, 31.8mm Clamp



Grips

Pro Atherton Lock-On Grip



Front brake

Shimano Saint, BR-M820, w/Metallic Pad, Fins, and SM-RT86 Rotor



Rear brake

Shimano Saint, BR-M820, w/Metallic Pad, Fins, and SM-RT86 Rotor



Front derailleur

None



Rear derailleur

Shimano Saint Shadow Plus, RD-M820, DirectMount



Shifter

Shimano Saint, SL-M820, Rapid Fire, Right Side Only



Cassette

Shimano CS-6700, 10-Speed, 11-25T



Chain

KMC X10 SL Ti



Crankset

Shimano Saint, FC-M825, 165mm, w/36T Ring - e.thirteen LG1+ w/40T Bashguard, Alloy Boomerang



Bottom bracket

Shimano Saint, 83mm



Pedals

N/A



Wheelset

e.thirteen LG1 +



Front tire

Continental Der Kaiser Projekt, Six Ply Casingw/Black Chili Compound, 26" x 2.4"



Rear tire

Continental Der Kaiser Projekt, Six Ply Casingw/Black Chili Compound, 26" x 2.4"



Saddle

Pro Atherton Saddle w/Titanium Rails



Seatpost

Pro Atherton Post

krzysiekmz
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by krzysiekmz

Best or lightest?

Are you concerned about weight at all?

Chris.
Orbea Oiz - xxxx
MSC Koncept Carbon Di2 - 6955g
Leichtkraft Team Carbon - 6868g.

bigben99
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by bigben99

Bought already one of the best bike , i know is not so light but i don`t need a light bike
Thanks everyone :beerchug:

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