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In reply to Brotus7 :

That's great info - thanks! Your DHF is actually about 200g lighter that I expected.

I talked to the shop owner last night. He's going to re-mount the used Ikons that were on it when I test rode it & I'll see if they hold up for me. I sure like the way it felt around town on them, and he didn't have any trouble trail riding with them, so we'll see. If they do hold up I'll just buy a new set from him. 

In reply to EricM :

Post it here! I never check that thread...

EricM
EricM SuperDork
8/6/22 8:44 a.m.

In reply to EricM :

That looks nice!!!

EricM
EricM SuperDork
8/8/22 8:30 p.m.

For what it's worth, my Maxxis Minion DHF were super heavy (in 26 inch form)

 

EricM
EricM SuperDork
8/8/22 8:33 p.m.

Also, here is the bike that the Trek fuel is replacing;

 

 

2005 Giant Trance 2

 

Maestro rear suspension, which is still being used on their new bikes

Fox Float R air rear shock with adjustable rebound

Rockshocks Judy front fork

Hayes Hydraulic disk brakes

203mm front rotor, 180mm rear rotor

Upgraded to Shimano Zee Freeride rear derailleur with a clutch

Upgraded Shimano Zee front crank, 1x 32 tooth

Shimano Zee 10 speed shifter

Rear cassette is a 11 to 36 ten speed

Upgraded TransX dropper seat post

TransX dropper remote

Upgraded Bolt on grips

Valve caps (wheels and shock valves) grips color matched red

Brand new Bontrager seat with hallow chrome rails

Bontrager Rhythm stem and Bontrager Bars

Upgraded Time ATAC clipless pedals.

Currently has Stan's Raven tires mounted

 

I wanted a 29er with boot spacing and thru axels so, you know, I spent $4287, lol.

Pete Gossett (Forum Supporter)
Pete Gossett (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
8/8/22 10:19 p.m.

In reply to EricM :

Nice!

Pete Gossett (Forum Supporter)
Pete Gossett (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
8/9/22 10:03 a.m.


Edit: apparently it's manufactured like this to help guide the chain over the wide cassette!

Well apparently I bent my derailleur somehow. :-/

 

I must have run over something on trail the previous weekend, because it sounded a bit off all of last week. A new one is $118 so not cheap, but not horrible. I'm going to straighten this one as best as I can & send it for now. 

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