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 Post subject: Spark 29er RC 8310g
PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:52 pm 
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Hello guys, after riding a Scale Pro 29er realized it was time to have fun. Below my new toy, still in progress, waiting for seatpost, wheelset and some Ti/Alloy bolts... The idea is something under 8.5...


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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
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What is the current weight?


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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
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Hi,

9,6. I have removed the whole Twinloc system (fork+shox+lock). Also using Extralite stem, Ax bar and SN saddle. The 400mm seatpost and new wheelset are coming from eastern Germany...

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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:58 am 
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That's a fantastic bike. Are you planning on racing with it?

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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:43 am 
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Dear all,

Some updates on my new project. Hope you enjoy! :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
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Love it! Slightly envious over here...


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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:06 am 
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With my Scale Pro 29er at 9.6kg I was kind of dum struck at that weight until I saw the clavicula's and wheels.... :oops:

Important question - although obviously extremely light, I've heard lots of owners say that the rear is so stiff that it doesn't function as a FS - your comments please as I'm thinking of getting one of these for marathon racing.

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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
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What wheels are they? Im after some carbon 29er tubs


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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC
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Asymptotic; it is a FS, and much more comfortable for long rides than a HT (my previous bike was an Scale Pro 29er with 8.5kg). For marathon is a very good choice for sure, Light weight and comfortable feeling = performance! :mrgreen:

4crosswheels; Tubular AX rims, Sapim CX Ray and Tune King/Prince hubs. 1138 grams the set.

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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC 8310g
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Awesome! The lightest FS 29er from Brazil. Congrats my friend!!

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 Post subject: Re: Spark 29er RC 8310g
PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:35 am 
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Thanks Valli!

One good thing regarding these AX rims is they are stiffer than the old Crest used on the same wheelset (Tune hubs and Sapim spokes)

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