Zerode Taniwha 6

This does not feel as weird as people think it will.  Note:  This is the YAWYD top cap from Niner.  You put a beer cap on it and look extra factory.  I didn't put one on yet, as I have a selection I'm choosing from - what'd be your choice? I saw this "pro tip" from Nigel Reeves in a Vital Slideshow years ago.  Organized cables are always a good call, and a nice touch. The internal routing is rad.  Dropper cable on the other side (I forgot to grab a shot of that somehow, and the sun set before I realized) Where the action happens! The namesake description.
Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Zerode Taniwha Size Large
Rear Shock FOX DHX2 SAR Spring #425
Fork Fox Float 36 RC2 4 Orange Spacers
Headset Chris King Inset 2
Handlebar Renthal Fatbar 780mm, might cut down to 760.
Stem Renthal Apex 35
Grips ODI Longneck I cut off the flanges, and cut down the right side to fit with the grip shift.
Brakes Shimano Saint 203mm F/R
Brake Levers Shimano Saint
Shifters Other Pinion 12 Gears, grip shift.
Front Derailleur -------
Rear Derailleur -------
Chainguide -------
Cranks Other Pinion 170mm
Chainrings / Sprocket Other Pinion 30t
Bottom Bracket -------
Chain SRAM PC-1090 10spd
Cassette / Rear Cog Other Pinion 30t
Pedals DMR Brendog Vault
Front Rim DT Swiss EX 471
Rear Rim DT Swiss EX 471
Hubs Hope Pro4 Rear hub is Zerode branded, single-speed specific.
Spokes DT Swiss Competition Black
Front Tire Schwalbe Magic Mary SG 2.35
Rear Tire Schwalbe Nobby Nic TS 2.35
Saddle Chromag Trailmaster LTD
Seatpost FOX Transfer Dropper 125mm
Seatpost Clamp Other Zerode Came on the bike.
General Info
Model Year 2017
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight NaN lb NaN oz (NaN g)
Additional Info Welcome to the future. The gearbox monster is going to stake its rightful claim in the annals of MTB lore. Even riding in my driveway, I can tell this is going to be a special trail-eating weapon (That's why it's not perfectly clean - too stoked to find a clean rag before grabbing the shots...my bikes get ridden, they're not show pieces!). This is also my first 27.5 bike, as I'm a late adopter and I'm pumped about that. I hope you're all as excited about this bike as those of us who bought them are! Perhaps a full review once the snow disappears...
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