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PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:07 pm 
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8650g with comfort rolling on 2.25/2.40 tire, bottle cage and CPU.

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Fantastic build! *starts shopping for a Spark frame*

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:35 pm 
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Starting a new experiment, Pretty excited about it!

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:12 pm 
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Any updates on the 'experiment' ?

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Keen for an update!

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This bike is sooooooooo cool, really like how you are experementing with things! :-)

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:46 pm 
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Last part showed up in the mail today...for the 'experiment', early to say anything...need to work out first!


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Second attempt to run a 29er/front on this bike but this time with a more 'proper' geometry. The first time (you can see in the beginning of this thread) I didn't do anything to compensate the taller front, wish was somehow 'not perfect' specially going uphill weeling sometimes.

Quick note on this front wheel: I totally scored!....my first 29er wheel was 703g (with tape and valve, no tire) and was with ZTR Crest rim and Cannondale Lefty Hub ...sold it a while ago...and now I just got this one for $170 with tire and the new wheel weight 594g (with tape and valve, no tire)....same Crest rim and Dale lefty Hub).

My intention is to replace this Maxxis Ardent 2.40 tire (815g) by a Rocket Ron 2.25 (520g).

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And here is the main difference from before: my new Lefty axle-to-crown reducer solution :)
Its reducing 1 1/2 inch of travel...so now I have 72mm total...just enough for my type of riding!
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