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Old 07-25-2011, 09:34 PM   #821
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I see you're a girl. Proper bike fitment is especially crucial for female riders. You should post pictures of you on the bike with as little clothing as possible so we can make sure the frame fits you well.

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LOL You guys are crazy... Dunno if my husband would be too happy about that!

I actually went back to the store and exchanged it for a different, smaller bike. I ended up getting the 2011 Fuji Nevada 1.0 for the same price, PLUS 2 year maintenance plan! After riding it around it shift much smoother and the position felt much more comfortable. Performancebike.com (went to the local store) is awesome! I'll post pics tomorrow!
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:58 AM   #822
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Performance didn't size you properly before selling you the first bike? Well at least you got it resolved quickly (they have really good service and an awesome return policy)
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:52 AM   #823
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Performance didn't size you properly before selling you the first bike? Well at least you got it resolved quickly (they have really good service and an awesome return policy)
Surprisingly the first salesman I had wasn't very helpful. It seemed like he was in a rush to just sell the bike and get me out. I had in mind what I wanted, and it was on sale so I bought it. He didn't take the time to suggest proper riding position, or frame size. After leaving with the bike and riding it I found it to be too big. I probably should have taken my time though..

Luckily I spoke with the sales manager 2 days later and he was far more helpful and took about 2 hours explaining the dynamics, differences between bikes etc.. He also gave me a discount on the bike because the salesman didn't do it right the first time and the maintenance plan too!
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Old 07-26-2011, 11:54 PM   #824
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Picked up a used 2010 specialized hardrock a few weeks ago. Finally got to ride yesterday on the Fullerton loop. Ate sh!t once and got my knee all banged up. Can't wait to go again!
http://www.geoladders.com/routes.php?search_id=4 if you haven't seen the site before.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:40 AM   #825
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:28 AM   #826
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The frame arrived from the USA today and so I had my LBS build it up. I bought all the parts during the time the frame was on it's way here so the only thing lacking was the frame so it was a quick build.

The frame is a Voodoo Zaka titanium frame.









FSA carbon bars, Thomson stem, Chris King headset, Formula R1 brakes SRAM X0 grip shifters






FSA carbon cranks, Exustar pedals Chris King bottom bracket





WTB rocket V titanium seat, FSA carbon seatpost, Crank Bros 29er wheelset, On One rigid carbon fork, Specialized Captain control tires, Wipperman Connex chain, X9 front der, X0 rear der and SRAM cogs.



Weight is at 21.5 lbs. Not bad for a large 29er.




Can't wait to hit the trails tom.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:36 AM   #827
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Holy crap man! you build more bikes than anyone I know...lol

Nice bike, is this your first Ti frame? you're gonna love it
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:46 AM   #828
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Yup my first ti. I sold the Trek EX8, Ellsworth Epiphany and the Surly 1x1. All 3 of my bikes are now 29ers. A steel Surly Karate Monkey single speed, an On One ScandAl aluminum geared and now the Voodoo. All are hardtails.
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Old 08-02-2011, 01:06 PM   #829
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The frame arrived from the USA today and so I had my LBS build it up. I bought all the parts during the time the frame was on it's way here so the only thing lacking was the frame so it was a quick build.

The frame is a Voodoo Zaka titanium frame.









FSA carbon bars, Thomson stem, Chris King headset, Formula R1 brakes SRAM X0 grip shifters






FSA carbon cranks, Exustar pedals Chris King bottom bracket





WTB rocket V titanium seat, FSA carbon seatpost, Crank Bros 29er wheelset, On One rigid carbon fork, Specialized Captain control tires, Wipperman Connex chain, X9 front der, X0 rear der and SRAM cogs.



Weight is at 21.5 lbs. Not bad for a large 29er.




Can't wait to hit the trails tom.
Nice build!! I just bought the same FSA carbon seatpost and handlebars lol.. What width did you get? I got the 660 on mine, still getting used to the wideness compared to stock. I want to get the FSA carbon crank too, maybe in a few months...
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Old 08-02-2011, 11:58 PM   #830
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^ Same. 660 as well for my bars. I'm a big guy so it suits me well.
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:17 PM   #831
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Can someone recommend me a set of clipless pedals?

I would like a platform as well to accommodate my street shoes for a quick ride to the store.

School me on crack brothers. Thanks

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Old 08-17-2011, 12:04 AM   #832
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^ I would not recommend crank bros clipless pedals if you're just getting into them. The tension is not adjustable and rather hard to disengage if your not used to clipless yet. Get Shimano DX spd's if your a beginner and want platforms as well. The tension is adjustable in those.


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Old 08-17-2011, 12:08 AM   #833
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:28 AM   #834
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^ I would not recommend crank bros clipless pedals if you're just getting into them. The tension is not adjustable and rather hard to disengage if your not used to clipless yet. Get Shimano DX spd's if your a beginner and want platforms as well. The tension is adjustable in those.


Nice call......I just spent an hour researching platform clipless and I decided on the Shimano PD-M647, highly recommended MTBR forum, and I checked this thread. Thanks
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Old 08-17-2011, 04:17 AM   #835
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Very nice bike kylekruchok
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:46 PM   #836
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Very nice bike kylekruchok
Its all about the lighting.
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Old 08-17-2011, 01:15 PM   #837
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Its all about the lighting.
And just having a very nice bike. Love it.
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Old 08-18-2011, 03:02 PM   #838
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Old 08-18-2011, 03:08 PM   #839
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Great video.
Real fvcking talent right there.
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Old 09-05-2011, 11:19 AM   #840
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