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Reply to The Internet Was Wrong: Short Chainstays Suck* 2/8/2019 6:09 AM

Great to see this thread back in action! I would like to throw something else into it. Wow does the option of a non telescopic fork change this discussion? A 29" linkage fork with, lets say 60mm offset but 40mm OS when in SAG and 28mm OS at 70% of its ... more »

Reply to The Internet Was Wrong: Short Chainstays Suck* 1/27/2017 8:43 AM

What size is your Gambler?

Reply to The Internet Was Wrong: Short Chainstays Suck* 1/27/2017 8:41 AM

Thanks guys. I appreciate your props

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Reply to The Internet Was Wrong: Short Chainstays Suck* 1/26/2017 12:34 PM

I totally agree. I finally built my custom bike/frame that, as I think, is "in proportion" It´s at the more extreme end of geometry, but balanced, and it feels great. It needed some time to completely find it´s sweetspot. I went through travel adjustments

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Reply to The Internet Was Wrong: Short Chainstays Suck* 8/3/2016 3:07 PM

Great to read this. So I will rethink the Geo of a Frame I´m going to build. Thanks

Reply to The Internet Was Wrong: Short Chainstays Suck* 7/27/2016 7:19 AM

And what do you guys think about chainstay length and body position on a hardtail. I mean, you ride a unsuspended bike differently, right? More laid-back, less aggressive? Would love to hear some thoughts about it.