Oct 17, 2017 at 14:431 days
Frame is a 2016, CC frame w/ a 150mm Reverb Stealth already routed through the frame. The headset is a Cane Creek 40. The frameguard is applied in two different ways, the first is an All Mountain Style guard that I put in places where I've traditionally had problems with rub or frame damage (chainstays, downtube, toptube (when I stand over the bike)). In spots where cable rub is often an issue, 3M helicopter tape was applied to prevent rub. Despite my efforts, there are a few spots with nicks, dings, or scratches. Nothing deep, nothing structural, just spots where it either rubbed on a rack or gravel scratched it. I tried to capture them all in photos, but there are no deep gouges or cracks in the frame. The photos may show some grease on the frame from where I serviced the pivots, as well. Pivots were serviced the day before listing, all axles look good, bearings felt good, and everything was torqued back to spec. Headset bearings rotate smoothly. The Fox DPS Factory with the frame has less than 100 miles on it due to me going to a different shock shortly after buying the bike. The pictured BB is a RF 30mm, I can include or remove, I only left it on because I don't like leaving the threads for the shell exposed. I won't charge or deduct from the price for the BB. Reverb and shock both operate great, no scratches or issues on the stanchions of either.
Oct 17, 2017 at 14:321 days
Industry 9 hubs laced to Atomik Trail carbon rims Approx. 1500 miles on the wheelset, they spin true and are in great shape. The only flaws are nicks and scratches on the rims associated with normal riding, along with some marring of the Shimano freehub from the cassette (it's minor and much less than on other wheelsets I've owned). Rims are taped and hold tubeless great. Any fluid seen in the photos is water from where I washed the wheels off briefly, apparently I suck at using towels. Tires are Minion DHF 2.5 3C front and Aggressor rear. The DHF is in great shape, lots of tread, probably less than 200 miles max. The Aggressor has plenty of tread, but is weeping a bit of sealant and probably only has another 100 miles or so, depending on your trail surface. Shimano freehub, boost spacing front and rear. Selling because they were mounted on my 5010 and I'm selling the bike
Oct 17, 2017 at 14:241 days
PUSH tuned 2017 Fox 36, boost. Was mounted on my 5010, only selling because I am selling the bike. I believe the fork can be extended to 160mm by removing spacers, I can look into that to verify if needed. Fork feels great, no dings, nicks, scratches, etc on the stanchions, no oil or air leaks. I'd say approx. 450 miles on the fork or less. Steerer is slightly over 8 inches.
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Oct 17, 2017 at 13:141 days
It's Going to Be Harder to Qualify for a DH World Cup in 2018
How about making changes that actually benefit the riders, like not requiring riders to be injured on a section of trail or jump before making changes to it?
Oct 1, 2017 at 12:12Oct 1, 2017
Women's version of the Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 6Fattie, 135mm rear and 150mm front and runs plus tires. Bike is in great shape, bought it for my wife a little over a year ago after she had our first kid, so it was ridden fairly gently as she got back into riding and on fairly smooth trails. There are no cracks/gouges/major dings/etc in the frame, the pivots are in good shape (no creaking, noises, play in the rear triangle), the suspension components are in good shape (smooth, no dings/nicks in the fork or shock), and the drivetrain is smooth. The marks on the rear, non-drive side triangle in the photos above are mainly from her shoes scraping the frame, but they are protected with helicopter tape (as is other parts of the frame). Only selling because my wife rode a SS and wants one of those, for some reason. The stock build specs are listed here: https://www.specialized.com/us/en/rhyme-fsr-expert-carbon-6fattie/107259 There are a few changes: - Maxxis Ikon+ 2.8 3C MaxxSpeed rear tire - Swapped because the standard 3.0 Ground Control is heavy - Setup tubeless - Guide RSC brakeset w/ 160mm rotors - ESI Racers Edge grips - KS Lev Integra dropper post 150mm - There is a small ding in the stanchion of the post, but it doesn't impact functionality. I'll include the original Command Post with the bike, as well. The ding is from when it was on my bike, not a result of crashing this one. The M8000 XT brakeset can be used in place of the Guides for -$150, however I cannot install them as I lack the proper tools, so you'll get the brakeset and new rear hose uninstalled and I'll remove the Guides if you go that route. I'll also install the original 160/180 rotors in place of the Centerlines currently mounted. Again, this is optional and if you want the Guides, they are installed and working great currently. Pedals not included, but can be for an additional $80 (Crampon Mountain). If shipping is required, then packaging is $50 with my LBS and we can come to some arrangement on shipping costs depending on where you live.
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Sep 15, 2017 at 9:32Sep 15, 2017
Carbon Conundrum - Pole Bicycles Ditch Their Plastic Project
@enduroFactory: Pedal load, maybe not, but that is far from the only force exerted on a mountain bike frame. For example, plowing through a rock garden or hard cornering will impose lateral loads on the frame that cause it to flex. That type of flex is absolutely noticeable especially by heavier riders.
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Sep 15, 2017 at 7:35Sep 15, 2017
Carbon Conundrum - Pole Bicycles Ditch Their Plastic Project
Part of the problem is that a lot of the bigger manufacturers view their alloy bikes as "entry level" and don't put a lot of R&D/investment in making sure they are up to the same level as their carbon frames excluding weight. I've owned the same bikes in alloy and carbon before, the difference in stiffness is tangible for me as a ~210lb rider and really has an effect on the way the bike handles. If manufacturers were willing to do more like what Transition does, and build their alloy bikes stiffer, to the same standard as their carbon bikes AND offer higher end build kits, then maybe carbon wouldn't be as "necessary" except for riders looking for a super light bike. In the meantime, if we want higher end build kits or stiff frames, carbon is the only option for many manufacturers.
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Sep 6, 2017 at 9:35Sep 6, 2017
12-Speed XTR, Devinci’s Return to DH, and a Santa Cruz eMTB? - Rumors from Eurobike 2017
The pricing will have to take the new freehub into account, which may end up equalling it out unless they can use some existing freehub design that is readily available. Replacing freehubs can be an expensive ordeal with some hubs.
Aug 28, 2017 at 12:11Aug 28, 2017
2016 steel REEB Dikyelous frame, can be set up either SS or geared (I have dropouts for both), can also use belt drive. Currently has a Cane Creek 40 headset pressed in. Rear spacing is 142x12, 160mm post brake mount, external dropper routing, sliding dropouts, and 31.6 seatpost diameter. I purchased this about a week ago and realized a day after that the frame is too small for me, as I require a large. The color on the frame is a glittery silver with the pictured logo colors, it looks awesome and is eye catching, I really hate getting rid of it but I can't make it fit me. The frame is in good condition with a few minor cosmetic marks and scuffs. REEB also treats the inside of the frame with corrosion inhibitors at the factory, which mostly eliminates concerns of the frame rusting from the inside out (it also helps that there are no externally facing holes in the frame, which prevents water buildup). REEB has a very high attention to detail on their frames and have a great ride quality. The geometry matches up with the measurements on this page for a M: https://reebcycles.com/bikes/mountain/dikyelous/ Purchase prices includes frame, headset components, seat clamp, thru axle, and one set of dropouts. I can include a MRP Stage fork for an additional $500. Buyer pays shipping.
Aug 16, 2017 at 19:39Aug 16, 2017
Push ElevenSix that I've owned for a few months, I bought a big travel bike and don't need the coil for the 5010 any longer. Mounted to a 2016 5010, but will fit any v2 5010. No defects, works great, only a few months old. This is a great upgrade to the 5010v2, it makes the bike much more small bump sensitive and addresses some of the limitations with the standard shock dealing with repeated, fast chatter. The bike feels a lot more planted overall, but can still be poppy as the 5010 was designed for. Tuned to a 215lb rider, but the weight range on the dampener is tuned for any rider between 195-235lbs with the proper spring (525, 550, and 575), of which I have all 3. I will include the spring that matches your bodyweight. I will include the other springs for an additional $50/spring. Shipping flat fee of $20 to lower 48.