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Great article! Any feedback on the stiffness claims of the rear wheel?
I've noticed King's new boost front hub sacrifices flange width for symmetrical spacing. They are ~15mm closer together than I9's boost hub, but should result in equal spoke tension, and likely a dishless wheel. I'm no engineer, but 15mm wider seems like a big advantage. Chris' comments on the subject are interesting.
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If you buy a complete for $270, I wish you all the best. I hope you have a full-face helmet.
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Well said, and great suggestions to try in the future. Expensive experiments but huge returns. I still have both sets installed on the same rims (31.6mm ID), so I'll take a measurement. I was bottoming out the rim using the DHR II ocassionaly while the Nobby Nic never caused an issue. I completely agree on the sidewall strength - Maxxis takes the win. If Maxxis makes the DHR II in a larger volume casing, I think that'll be the ticket.
I've been running these back to back against Schwalbe tires (both Magic Mary and Nobby Nic). They get the nod on cornering and braking but lack the air volume and 'float' of the Schwalbe tires. Not to mention, they're heavier. Schwalbe needs to make something that corners really well and rolls faster than the MM.
I had really high hopes for these, but a couple of "joey" crashes not being able to unclip, left me disappointed and were removed from my rig. Good to know the longer spindles work and that CB is actually selling them separately. I may just give them another go.
I second the comment around Time. Nothing else works better but they could use a nice platform update like these Mallet's.
Another major factor for that "flat-pedal feeling" is cleat placement. The Five Ten's in the review don't allow for enough rearward placement in my opinion. The new Spec 2FO Cliplite have better range.
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I almost read some of this, but realized it's a review about a saddle. Cool name / branding though.
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Wow, sketchy crank failure
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Apologies, I didn't mean to come off as a dick. I think it would be incredibly helpful to see the same reviewer draw comparisons between bikes. Specifically, I followed your site's reviews of the Nomad and Capra but was unable to draw a conclusion on what to buy, without doing way more research outside of your site. Different perspectives and a whole lot of variables. For me (and this may be a small representation of your readership), I don't care about the tires or brakes or drivetrain on the spec. I can inform myself on those another day and more than likely, already have. I want to know how the bike rides, and how it rides compared to the other top-tier frames. Specialized Demo, Santa Cruz V10, etc.. Suspension discussion is hard to avoid when reviewing bikes, but let's remove as many variables as possible.
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It's a super loud bike unfortunately. I've ridden the last three generations and the noise on this one is nothing short of disappointing.
It should be noted, it's by far the fastest of the last three.
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So, goldilocks? I don't get it. Every bike review I read these days is a rave review. Let's hear some comparisons.
Did you buy a genius and then switch every part on it?
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Love the fork - where did you get the white letter Marz decal from?? Amazing build...
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Thanks Joe. This is a really nice build...love the pedals and stem. I'm working mine out as we speak!
I've got a 3" Renton spring as well, but yours visually looks like it fills out the shock better. Is yours longer than the 3" stroke size, or maybe it's the fox specific one (smaller inner diameter)?
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What kind of ti spring is that? Looks longer than the traditional 3.0"