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Reply to Why are there still no 200mm+ Enduro bikes? 3/3/2020 7:35 PM

Thanks, it was a small financial risk and it turned out well in the end. Got the bike I've always wanted based on my current understanding of suspension kinematics and experience with bike geometry. Climbed with the bike again today to get to the trail ... more »

Reply to Why are there still no 200mm+ Enduro bikes? 3/3/2020 2:31 PM

Canfield one.2 Canfield just released the one.2. They're marketing it as a pedalable downhill bike. Seat angle looks great for seated pedaling hopefully not too much kickback on a wide range cassette.

Reply to Why are there still no 200mm+ Enduro bikes? 2/27/2020 2:15 AM

Just did a 30km xc/all mountain ride with 900 meters of elevation. Kept up with an xc guy on a hardtail on steep fire roads too. Really feel a properly designed downhill bike with compromises for climbing can work as a quiver killer Maybe not for everyone ... more »

Reply to Why are there still no 200mm+ Enduro bikes? 2/25/2020 10:11 PM

I'm just saying I couldn't get my particular shock to play nicely with the bike. Tried different springs, 0-1 preload, started at the middle on the clickers and used bracketing, never got it to feel good. The bike isn't exactly a production frame so ... more »