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6/9/2021 5:38 AM

Looks like incremental updates at best, likely just catching up to what the rest of the Shimano range is doing.

10 tooth 7-speed cassette, which I expect can change under load, likely on microspline. Wonder if they are using a stronger wider chain or if it is just a reduced 12spd cassette and chain? An actual 7-speed design with the new shifting tech would be interesting but likely a lot of work that probably wouldn't justify the $$$...

The new derailleur looks interesting but wonder if there is actually anything new going on there?

Cranks look to be similar to typical XT style? Haven't seen the brake levers yet but I would expect them to have the new mounting design and be basically the same as the XT/XTR. The calipers look largely the same unless there is something new going on inside that they have implemented from the other 4-pot designs in the shimano range? Hopefully sorted out the pad fin rattle... and oh, the bite point wandering...?

Wonder if they have a 220mm rotor or sticking to 200mm?

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6/9/2021 6:10 AM

Sonofbovril2 wrote:

Looks like incremental updates at best, likely just catching up to what the rest of the Shimano range is doing.

10 tooth ...more

i hope the shifter gets the double downshift feature that was introduced on 11spd.

shimano recently launched 220 rotors for like cargo bikes or something, i'd be surprised if they didn't have a 220 rotor with the new saint group.

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6/9/2021 6:33 AM

Beyond The Tape Podcast wrote:


Good look at some new Saint

I was right! this thing is just old m8/9000

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6/9/2021 6:37 AM

jonkranked wrote:

i hope the shifter gets the double downshift feature that was introduced on 11spd.

shimano recently launched 220 rotors for ...more

The old saint already has the double downshift and 4-times upshift

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6/9/2021 6:43 AM

Well lets look at this differently, what would the wishlist for the new saint be like? where are the weaknesses that need to be addressed?

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6/9/2021 8:29 AM

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That X01 crank isn't something that looks like it already exists.

New Schwalbe Wicked Will.

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6/9/2021 8:35 AM

lickmycrinkle wrote: Photo

That X01 crank isn't something that looks like it already exists.

New Schwalbe Wicked Will.

Also in grey sidewall.

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6/9/2021 9:22 AM
Edited Date/Time: 6/9/2021 9:25 AM

lickmycrinkle wrote: Photo

That X01 crank isn't something that looks like it already exists.

New Schwalbe Wicked Will.

Am I just not seeing colour right or is that a grey xx1 cassette like a grey first 11 cogs plus a black 12th gear?

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6/9/2021 9:34 AM

Coming from the gravel/road scene, VeloNews published an article on unreleased gravel bikes being ridden at Unbound. My eye was caught by the new Trek Checkpoint, specifically the cassette which to my eye/counting looks like it has a 40-44 tooth cog. I assume this would be a new 12-speed option for SRAM using the XD or XDr freehub with a 10-tooth small cog and could be appealing to those looking for a smaller cassette like Shimano's 10-45.
I assume Eagle derailleurs would be able to deal with this, though curiously the bike has a Red eTap derailleur, which is currently only offered with a 33 tooth max option. Maybe this will be a crossover item for gravel and MTB?
Link: https://www.velonews.com/gallery/new-and-unreleased-trek-checkpoint-felt-breed-and-cannondale-gravel-bike-spotted-in-kansas/

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6/9/2021 11:10 AM

Microspline on Luca’s new wheel confirms there’s a new cassette. OR they’re using a reduced 12 speed cassette and chain to get the hyperglide+ Photo

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6/9/2021 11:26 AM

New (unwrapped) Pivot enduro bike? Seen in the background of the latest Bernard Kerr LSD.

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6/9/2021 11:29 AM

Darth_Sloth wrote:

New (unwrapped) Pivot enduro bike? Seen in the background of the latest Bernard Kerr LSD.

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Just a Mach 6

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6/9/2021 12:40 PM
Edited Date/Time: 6/9/2021 12:41 PM

bermslapper69 wrote:

Just a Mach 6

There was a clip of BK manualing a red something w/ an orange 36/38 in someone's story (forget whose), and another clip of it wrapped in the background of one of the pit set-up clips.

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6/9/2021 12:49 PM

dolface wrote:

There was a clip of BK manualing a red something w/ an orange 36/38 in someone's story (forget whose), and another clip of it ...more

Forgot I grabbed a screenshot Photo

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6/9/2021 1:45 PM

Non drive side photos of the new commencal Photo
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6/9/2021 2:09 PM
Edited Date/Time: 6/9/2021 2:42 PM

Primoz wrote:

Jason the pivot actually doesn't look all that high. The instant centre of rotation for the seat stay (the link the axle is ...more

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Pinkbike's suspension geometry guessing with my IC estimations laid over (the thick lines). This is based on my quoted ramblings on the previous page about the two links connecting to the 'axle link' define the IC of the 'axle link', thus driving the antisquat and brake jack calculations.

EDIT: I'm doubting the correctness of all of this.
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6/9/2021 2:38 PM

PinkBike has a number of close-ups of the unbranded cranks and derailleur on Syndicate bikes. They're also assuming it's all new Saint components.

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6/9/2021 3:21 PM
Edited Date/Time: 6/9/2021 3:48 PM

this is the best shot we ever got for norcos new dh/enduro frame

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6/9/2021 3:22 PM

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6/9/2021 4:11 PM

NO WORK. PLEASE FIX NEEED WCDH CONTENT!!!

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6/9/2021 4:15 PM

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6/9/2021 4:16 PM

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6/9/2021 4:19 PM

Primoz wrote: Photo

Pinkbike's suspension geometry guessing with my IC estimations laid over (the thick lines). This is based on my quoted ...more

I posted this in the PB comments thread already but I had a couple different guesses (I attached the one which seems more likely), although my pivot locations are a little off since I hadn't seen the non- drive side photos. Photo

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6/9/2021 4:20 PM

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6/9/2021 8:24 PM

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6/9/2021 9:52 PM

new sram brake rotors? Photo

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6/9/2021 10:16 PM

mitch160 wrote:

new sram brake rotors? Photo

Good ol' G2 I think. I know Jared Graves used them as they bite a bit better

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6/10/2021 4:02 AM

Im not sure but the stanchions look quite big for a boxxer Photo

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6/10/2021 4:39 AM

Yeah these are %100 thicker

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6/10/2021 6:34 AM

Downhill2407 wrote:

Im not sure but the stanchions look quite big for a boxxer Photo

Yes they’re definitely not 35mm anymore. To be expected imo. Can’t have your enduro fork be thicker than your Dh fork. Not for performance but for marketing🙃

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