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Commencal Meta AM v4.2 Mullet 2

Commencal Meta AM v4.2 Mullet
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Commencal Meta AM V4.2 27.5" Rear, 29" Front
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe RC3 1 Volume Reducer
Fork SR Suntour Durolux RC2 Fork Boost, 160mm, 29", 44mm Offset
Headset Cane Creek 40 ZS44/ZS56
Handlebar Renthal Fatbar Carbon Limited Edition, 31.8, 760mm, 20mm Rise
Stem Renthal Apex 50mm
Grips Other OneUp Components Black
Brakes Magura MT5 203mm Front, 180mm Rear
Brake Levers Magura MT5
Shifters Shimano XTR M9000 11 Speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR M9000 11 Speed
Chainguide OneUp Components
Cranks Truvativ X0 170mm
Chainrings / Sprocket SRAM X-Sync Direct Mount Boost, 34T
Bottom Bracket SRAM Pressfit GXP BB92
Chain SRAM PC-X1 11 Speed
Cassette / Rear Cog Shimano XT M8000 11-46T
Pedals Shimano XT Trail
Front Rim Stan's NoTubes Flow MK3 29"
Rear Rim Stan's NoTubes Flow MK3 27.5"
Hubs Hope Pro 4 Boost Black
Spokes DT Swiss Black
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF EXO 3C TR WT 2.5 29", 23 psi
Rear Tire Kenda Hellkat Pro 27.5", 25 psi
Saddle Other Astute Mudlite Carbon
Seatpost Race Face Aeffect Dropper 1x Lever 150mm
Seatpost Clamp Other Ride Alpha, Titanium Bolt
General Info
Model Year 2017
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 32 lb 0 oz (14515 g)
Additional Info I built this frame up a couple of years ago with some of my favorite and trusted parts, and been riding it for a few years now on 27.5" wheels. Recently, I decided to throw in a 29-inch forks and wheel, and try this whole "mixed-wheel" thing. In order to get there, I had to first get a hold of a 29" forks (thanks to SR Suntour for the support!) and new 29" front wheel. The frame comes in at 160mm rear travel, so I had to reduce the forks travel from stock 170mm to 160mm to correct geometry. I also went from 30mm rise to 20mm rise handlebars and slammed the stem. The bottom bracket height went up by approximately 10 to 15mm, however with a set of offset bushings I was able to slacken and lower the bottom bracket height to 340mm. Head angle sits at around 64 degrees, and seat angle at around 72 degrees. Overall the bike rides pretty good on the descents, feels super planted and corners pretty good. The only negatives would be nervous handling on lower speeds and climbing.
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