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Commencal SuperNormal - a mountain bike.

It's a bike. It's steep, it's short, but it fits. It's not supposed to be a shred sled.
It's a bike. It's steep, it's short, but it fits. It's not supposed to be a shred sled. I ride it where I like. Unless it's double black. Then I ride my other bike. Old transfer lever mounted to a cut down avid brake adapter mounted under the nose of the seat. I wanted to keep the controls simple and not be dropping all the time, but not be annoyed by having to use a QR. This works well. Weird dropouts put the brake on the chainstay and make the seat tube look slightly less long than it actually is M8100 shifter on M785 I-spec mount Rigid was the answer for this thing. It's great fun, more so than with its old 32, and I can still ride down some pretty gnarly stuff on it.
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Commencal 2013 Supernormal 29 Large
Fork Other Carbon 15x100, 485mm A-C
Handlebar Nukeproof Warhead Carbon 760
Stem Easton Haven 31.8 60mm
Grips Sensus Lite Lock-On
Brakes Shimano XT M785 Still the most solid brake they've made
Shifters Shimano XT M8100 Modified to fit i-spec on old M785 brake
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT M8100
Cranks Shimano XT M8100
Chainrings / Sprocket absoluteBLACK 32t Oval
Bottom Bracket Shimano XT M8000
Chain Shimano XT M8100
Cassette / Rear Cog Shimano XT M8100 10-51
Pedals Other Magnesium
Front Rim DT Swiss
Rear Rim DT Swiss
Hubs Hope Pro 2 Evo
Spokes DT Swiss
Front Tire Maxxis Aspen 2.1
Rear Tire Maxxis Aspen 2.1
Saddle Other Gipiemme G-124
Seatpost FOX D.O.S.S.
General Info
Model Year 2013
Riding Type Cross Country
Weight 22 lb 7.8 oz (10200 g)
Additional Info Sometimes you just want your bike to be a bike, you know? Wanted something light, simple, that has 90s mtb vibes but actually works. It works.
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