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Here she is ........

The Big CheeseThe Big Cheese Posts: 10,309 Forum Tart 2010
edited January 2008 in MTB general
Well here she is... a few 'tweaks' to do but looking good!

Sorry about poor pic quality - was taken with my phone....

http://s244.photobucket.com/albums/gg18 ... C00034.jpg

http://s244.photobucket.com/albums/gg18 ... C00035.jpg

http://s244.photobucket.com/albums/gg18 ... C00036.jpg

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  • Mmmm looking good! Enjoy!
  • batch78batch78 Posts: 1,320
    Nice ride cheesey, liking the subtle colourcoding. 8)
  • stuconstucon Posts: 361
    i know you took the pic with your phone... but, you was deffo pulling one off while taking it wasnt you!!!! :wink:
  • ashleymp777ashleymp777 Posts: 1,212
    Nice unicycle ;-)
  • dirtbiker100dirtbiker100 Posts: 1,997
    stucon wrote:
    i know you took the pic with your phone... but, you was deffo pulling one off while taking it wasnt you!!!! :wink:
    wouldn't blame him ha ha. looks good cheesey, how many bikes now?
    Nice unicycle ;-)
    just to check - you know theres a scroll bar there to see the front end of the bike?
  • The Big CheeseThe Big Cheese Posts: 10,309 Forum Tart 2010
    This one, the Fire Trail, and the Wild card...

    Got all my avenues covered now....

    Lightweight XC

    Trail

    Extreme.....

    :wink:
  • Chaka PingChaka Ping Posts: 1,451
    That's really nice, low-key but looks like it could take care of itself.

    Is that a coil or air Pike, can I ask?

    And why did you pick it?
  • dirtbiker100dirtbiker100 Posts: 1,997
    Thats what I'd like but I'd have to add in a bmx and a commuter bike too :? so I'll have a hardtail hardcore XC (on-one inbred), a full on (marin quake) a bmx (fit flow) and a commuter (yet to get but probably from the local tip ha ha) i've thought about making the hardtail lighter and less hardcore but i never know what i might come across on an XC ride!

    where did the 24seven go?
  • The Big CheeseThe Big Cheese Posts: 10,309 Forum Tart 2010
    Chaka Ping wrote:
    That's really nice, low-key but looks like it could take care of itself.

    Is that a coil or air Pike, can I ask?

    And why did you pick it?

    Sure - its a Coil u-turn.... slightly heavier but less faff and very plush!
  • The Big CheeseThe Big Cheese Posts: 10,309 Forum Tart 2010
    Thats what I'd like but I'd have to add in a bmx and a commuter bike too :? so I'll have a hardtail hardcore XC (on-one inbred), a full on (marin quake) a bmx (fit flow) and a commuter (yet to get but probably from the local tip ha ha) i've thought about making the hardtail lighter and less hardcore but i never know what i might come across on an XC ride!

    where did the 24seven go?

    I frameswapped it for this. Then sold the other frame (24Seven) to big for me!
  • Chaka PingChaka Ping Posts: 1,451
    Cheesey wrote:
    Chaka Ping wrote:
    That's really nice, low-key but looks like it could take care of itself.

    Is that a coil or air Pike, can I ask?

    And why did you pick it?

    Sure - its a Coil u-turn.... slightly heavier but less faff and very plush!

    Sounds good. I'm in the market for a 140mm fork myself - coil and air Pikes are both on the list, y'see.
  • The Big CheeseThe Big Cheese Posts: 10,309 Forum Tart 2010
    To be honest and I have said this a few times on various threads the coil is a much better system than air.

    I know it's heavier but to be honest nothing major.

    Unless you have a sub 20lb race bike there's no major point in saving weight on an AM rig etc

    I personally think that the 426 Coil U turns are pound-for-pound the best pikes out there in terms of value and performance.

    I have the poploc version which is very handy also!

    I would say get the 426 Coil Uturns (in my pic) - you won't regret it!
  • Chaka PingChaka Ping Posts: 1,451
    Yeah, I was thinking they might be better in terms of performance.

    I've got air Revelations and have been a little disappointed in their small bump sensitivity.

    The fact that the coil Pikes are £100 or so cheaper adds fuel to the fire also.
  • Been waiting to see the pics cheesey. I like that a lot. saving myself for a full suss trail bike for summer riding and keep the hardtail for filthy winter.

    Why can't i spot bargains like that?

    Nice, nice, nice! Want one!
    I hate it when people say David Beckham's stupid...its not like anyone ever says: 'Stephen Hawking - he's s**t at football.' Paul Calf
  • scotttomoscotttomo Posts: 531
    Nice steed ace 8)
    "If i was a slug i don't think i could handle it, i'd just throw myself in the salt pot" -Karl pilkington

    Whyte 46, i fall off it alot!!
  • SqcloudSqcloud Posts: 11
    Nice!! Very Nice!! I like it!!











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  • GT DestroyerGT Destroyer Posts: 1,719
    Very nice Cheesey. I love the subtle white bits - It slook like an absolute beast!

    Just to add my 2 cents worth to the air/coil Pike chat. I would have gone for coil but am too heavy for it, the settings dont allow for a spring up to my weight (not a fat lad, just very tall, if you didn't know already!) I settled on the 454 Air-U-Turn Pike.

    So I'd definately recommend the coil for you Chaka Ping.
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