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Old 02-10-19, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by DrIsotope View Post
With my absurd saddle height, the full drop position it looks like the regular seat height for most people. It's significantly more stable off road, and I've already taken to riding with it in the dropped position when standing. No more saddle hitting me in the thighs. Going down hills I feel like I'm 12 years old on a BMX bike. It's pretty great.

cool description of gping downhill. Get a smile on your face each time, I'm sure.

as for the saddle height...its bar level in this pic. Is the saddle dropped in the pic as it looks like a common setup.
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Old 02-10-19, 09:31 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
cool description of gping downhill. Get a smile on your face each time, I'm sure.

as for the saddle height...its bar level in this pic. Is the saddle dropped in the pic as it looks like a common setup.
Yeah, thatís at full drop. Add 100mm for my normal saddle height.
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Old 02-12-19, 10:04 AM
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You are one flat bar away from a rigid MTB.
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Old 02-12-19, 10:11 AM
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Worst MTB ever, as it will only clear a 38 tire in the back, and can only climb to about 15% off-road or the back wheel starts to lose all traction, as it has you know... road bike geometry.

I also won't ride an MTB 150 miles. This is definitely better for that.
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Cool, I like engineering solutions that work
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