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Agreed, I want a test review. I want to know if their coil shock is really more progressive than an Air shock can be, (they make that claim on their site.)http://www.stendec-works.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30&Itemid=22
And I want to see the weight of the shock with an extreme spring on it, and then compare it to a DB Air of the same size to see if the Stendec shock really is lighter.
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If the inner tube and tire don't make the outer chamber air tight, then wouldn't the outer chamber deflate? do you just inflate the inner tube to a low pressure (like 10 psi) then inflate the outer chamber, then inflate the inner chamber the rest of the way to seat the outer tire/seal the outer chamber? That's what I came up with wile thinking about it today at least.
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And if it really works as well as the claim, riders who use DH casing tires could move down to single ply casing tires, and can maintain or lose overall system weight.
How did he inflate the outer "chamber?" A ghetto dual chamber would be sweet.
That's what I was thinking, and switch the 40 Float for a Boxxer WC or an Idylle Rare and you could get the same or lower weight, and have all DH specified parts on the DH bike.
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So...the FLOAT X is a DH shock now? Does Fox know? There website must have missed the Memo.
What bike is Logan Peat riding?
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Two questions. One, why aren't the Lapierre guys on the new bike? Two, when will the video editor for these films get the volume of the music an the interviews to match? I hate how one second I have to turn up the volume to hear anything, and the next I'm turning it down to save my hearing. Other than that, sweet job!
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Make it a drone, then it can push you and your bike to the top, and you can "drive" it back down either before or after your run. Then you can do shuttle runs by yourself!
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Well, I wasn't expecting that, though that doesn't sound too bad. Maybe add some volume spacers to the air can to make a more progressive spring rate, if you find that the ride gets too harsh when you add air.
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Beautiful build. One question though, When you were running the rear suspension, did you run into any issues? (like bike not using full travel, or suffering from "spiking") If so, have you managed to eliminate them and how? I'm hoping to get myself an Undead soon, and I might try for a DBair if it works well with the frame.
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I read somewhere that when you put the Vivid Air on some frames, you have to run more sag then you do on a coil shock just to get full travel out of it. Have you had to do this?
So, how does the air shock feel vs the stock coil one? do you have to run more sag (than with a coil) to get full travel, or does the frame respond well with an air shock?
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Where/when can a demo one of these bad boys?
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The track has until the end of April to deteriorate into a rutted out, blown out, suspension nightmare of a track if the trail crew allows it to happen. Plus that is what everyone said last year about Valnord when the first track video came out, and it turned into one of the best like tracks of the year. Give it time, I'm sure it will turn into the proper DH track that Australia deserves.
I think I like that look better than any of the other two looks so far. Very nice.
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