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Old 02-04-2018, 02:58 PM   #3241
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Specs !! beryllium ?
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Specs !! beryllium ?
Not quite Beryllium, more like Unobtainium

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Old 03-04-2018, 01:12 PM   #3243
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Not quite Beryllium, more like Unobtainium

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Jeebus some high end gear on that thing, bet you cant wait to get it.
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Jeebus some high end gear on that thing, bet you cant wait to get it.
You're right, I can hardly wait but I'm going to have to, it's not scheduled for delivery until September.
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You're right, I can hardly wait but I'm going to have to, it's not scheduled for delivery until September.
If it gets out - then it's not expensive. Once ridden the price will be long forgotten as your smile widens with each and every ride
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If it gets out - then it's not expensive. Once ridden the price will be long forgotten as your smile widens with each and every ride
Now I'm excited, just got an email YT and my order has been moved forward to a mid May delivery.
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Now I'm excited, just got an email YT and my order has been moved forward to a mid May delivery.
That's awesome, seems a few bikes sold out.
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Now I'm excited, just got an email YT and my order has been moved forward to a mid May delivery.
Nice to hear. To be honest I had heard much about the brand or model - but I guess the local stuff - Cannondale Scalpel 29er or S Works Epic 29er wasn't something that caught your eye.
My 29er Scalpel with a mix of XT & XTR was purchased at half the price and is a rocket - wouldn't trade it off for anything other than a S Works and even then it would be hard. That lefty up front just works no matter what you throw at it.
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You will stop cycling in 1 month. Trust me. Its true.
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You will stop cycling in 1 month. Trust me. Its true.
And you will stop making inane stupid posts all over the forum, I don't care how much you lovfords !
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Now I'm excited, just got an email YT and my order has been moved forward to a mid May delivery.
So do they have Australian service agents ?????
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So do they have Australian service agents ?????
Service agents?

As in local bike shops that sell/service them...no but nothing a LBS or myself can't do for that matter.
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You will stop cycling in 1 month. Trust me. Its true.
That's strange, I've been putting 150ks a week on my Trek for the last 3 years so I'm pretty sure that this thing will only make me want to get out more!
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They actually make bikes from beryllium? Wow it’s nasty stuff to work with.

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They actually make bikes from beryllium? Wow itís nasty stuff to work with.
I remember they made a few bikes back in the mid 90's from Beryllium, one frameset was at Interbike show in the US for $32 000 USD back then.
I still have a full collection of Mountain Bike Action magazine starting 1990 - 2016, some amazing stuff was showcased in these mags over the years.

So much MTB tech came from the late 80's space technology after a lot companies found themselves without NASA contracts after the early 90's recession. Funny how more and more MTB tech is showing up in road bikes.
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Finally found a picture of it from MBR page. American Bicycle company.
Note..Alex Pong's, magic motorcycle cranks before Cannondale bought the design rights off him.

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Anyone after some cheap wheels, mountain bikes direct have some big savings
Picked these up for my Rocky as the stockers are soft as.
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Can you still get 26in ones ??
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Nah mate I think all their wheels are 650b/29er
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Had them fitted up today.
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Had them fitted up today.


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First ride today, at first felt nothing but they came into their own super stiff and just bullet proof, tubeless gives the confidence to just smash the trails aswell (i was old fashioned and wanted tubes but these wheels and the way they are designed work so well without tubes seeing the spoke design doesnt go through the rim itself so therefore needing no rim tape. Bloody bargain i reckon.
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You're right, I can hardly wait but I'm going to have to, it's not scheduled for delivery until September.
So, bit of an update. Waiting until September was a deal breaker for me given that a mate has had his YT delivery date pushed back three times already. So I got a full refund and placed an order for my long time favourite bike, an Intense Carbine Pro Build. It was more expensive than the YT but it's an awesome bike.

Hats off to Andy from Intense Bikes Australia, probably the the best communication and service I've ever received ever. Enquiry was made on a Monday, paid for it on Tuesday, Andy did a full pre delivery and set the whole bike up to my specs and got it onto a truck that day and it was at my house on the following Monday.
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Pretty cool bike the Intense.
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155 on the front is a little much for the type of riding I am doing - but if I was doing more of jumps and drops it's a great choice
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155 on the front is a little much for the type of riding I am doing - but if I was doing more of jumps and drops it's a great choice
The 155 is awesome for here with all the rocks and snot, the initial travel is very supple and provides great small bump compliance. If I was somewhere where the trails were smooth flowy downhils I would have opted for a Primer or a Recluse.
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Man thats a nice bike, pity about the YT though.

Not long till i head to Canada to ride for 2 weeks, pretty bloody excited. A trail called top of the world has been included if we want to ride it. Totally going to give it a crack thats for sure.
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Man thats a nice bike, pity about the YT though.

Not long till i head to Canada to ride for 2 weeks, pretty bloody excited. A trail called top of the world has been included if we want to ride it. Totally going to give it a crack thats for sure.
That sounds like a blast. Few years back my son and I did NZ. We were at a place in Rotorua riding specific trails all marked with a rating . We had heard so much about the park and we were a little taken back that the trails were that narely. We stopped for a chat and met a group . All on downhill specific bikes and I was surprised as we hadn't come across any downhill runs. They invited for us to join them . We did. Us on XC bikes - 100mm and the group on bikes with travel close to 200mm. I will never forget following the group through this trail - railing the trail and then breaking through this canopy and watching the riders in front of me jump off this northshore bridge about 6m long and no wider than a 1m and it was about 5m off the end back to the ground. I stopped on the wooden bridge and had to walk the bike back to terra firma. The group below telling encouragement to make the jump. No way . Found the alternative route down and we re joined the group. At each section with another northshore bridge we were alerted before we entered the jump from hell. Top group and both my son and I couldnt stop smiling .
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Spent the day at Brights Mystic park yesterday, man that place has some sweet trails. Ordered some new Five Ten shoes and brake pads for my Canada trip.

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