Author Topic: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27  (Read 3350 times)

Luke.moore

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2017, 01:46:14 PM »
I'm probably not going to use fox suspension so no twinlock levers. As for tires I'm looking at a Maxxis Minion DHF 29x2.5 in the front and a 29x2.3 Minion SS in the rear. I hope the 2.3 clears and peter was just being conservative.
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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2017, 04:54:42 PM »
Also hope he was being conservative. Don't see why a 2.3 wouldn't fit in there, it this is a 2017 Scott Spark 700 Plus replica.

Paying attention to your build, as this frame caught my attention.

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2017, 06:59:15 PM »
Yeah,  I'll let everyone know as soon the frame comes in.

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #18 on: March 31, 2017, 12:17:45 AM »
Guys, I don't know much about plus tire bikes so l was wondering why you're choosing to convert this to a 29er instead of just going for a regular 29er full sus frame.

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #19 on: March 31, 2017, 05:46:21 AM »
The 29er will be faster rolling than the 27+ for one. Secondly i wanted the geometry and travel this frame offers and i couldn't find the same in a true 29er frame. Eventually I'm also going to have 27+ wheel set, but I'm starting with the 29 set because they will be compatible wth my other bikes.

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #20 on: March 31, 2017, 10:16:51 AM »
I see.  Thanks for the enlightenment.

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2017, 03:35:52 PM »
As much as people hate it, the whole bike industry is moving to BOOST. That is the new standard until manufacturers invent the new "thing." Some of the benefits are stiffer wheels, shorter chain stays, beefier bottom brackets... It's a way to future-proof your purchase. BOOST gives you the ability to run 27.5 BOOST wheels (2.8 -3.0 tires) or 29er wheels (2.2 - 2.35 tires) 27.5 Boost & 29er wheels are almost the same size, so you could have 2 bikes with 1 frame. Use the 27.5 Boost when looking for traction & fun, use 29er wheels when looking for speed & rollover ability. Of course, it all depends on your idea of "fun"

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2017, 04:32:28 PM »
As much as people hate it, the whole bike industry is moving to BOOST. That is the new standard until manufacturers invent the new "thing." Some of the benefits are stiffer wheels, shorter chain stays, beefier bottom brackets... It's a way to future-proof your purchase. BOOST gives you the ability to run 27.5 BOOST wheels (2.8 -3.0 tires) or 29er wheels (2.2 - 2.35 tires) 27.5 Boost & 29er wheels are almost the same size, so you could have 2 bikes with 1 frame. Use the 27.5 Boost when looking for traction & fun, use 29er wheels when looking for speed & rollover ability. Of course, it all depends on your idea of "fun"

Well said.

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2017, 07:16:43 PM »
I have Boost hubs on three of my bikes.  I see no issues with it, other than maybe the need to buy new wheels if your old wheels are a different spacing.
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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #24 on: April 07, 2017, 07:10:45 AM »
Yeah,  I'll let everyone know as soon the frame comes in.

Your frame can be shipped next week :)

And all sizes frames in UD matt first batch production can be availble in 20 days, we still have some frames left and they can be preordered now

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #25 on: April 07, 2017, 01:07:32 PM »
And all sizes frames in UD matt first batch production can be availble in 20 days, we still have some frames left and they can be preordered now

I don't need one, unfortunately. But I do know some that are in the market. I wish I could get one of them to buy one so I can try it for myself.

And for those that are curious to what bike it is similar too, I think I found one that is VERY close, the Santa Cruz Hightower. There may be others though. The difference is that this has 122mm of travel vs 135mm, and the bottom bracket is 6mm lower on the CS-FS27.

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #26 on: April 07, 2017, 01:57:34 PM »
I'm probably not going to use fox suspension so no twinlock levers. As for tires I'm looking at a Maxxis Minion DHF 29x2.5 in the front and a 29x2.3 Minion SS in the rear. I hope the 2.3 clears and peter was just being conservative.

Rockshox also has a twin pop-lock option if you went RS suspension front and rear.
2017 Trek Stache 9.8 (29+)
2016 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Carbon Comp 6Fattie (27.5+)2016 Trek Stache 9 (29+) w/upgrades (Sold)
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Luke.moore

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #27 on: April 07, 2017, 09:17:05 PM »
Yeah,  I'll let everyone know as soon the frame comes in.

Your frame can be shipped next week :)

And all sizes frames in UD matt first batch production can be availble in 20 days, we still have some frames left and they can be preordered now

Peter,
I'm excited! I'll start a build thread for all of us.
Are you going to post pics of the paint job?

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #28 on: April 11, 2017, 07:25:32 AM »
Looking forward to the build! Does anyone have some info on the price? cant find it on the websites?

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Re: Carbon Speed 2017 27.5 plus FS frame CS-FS27
« Reply #29 on: April 12, 2017, 11:12:49 AM »
Shoot Peter an email about pricing. He is quick to respond.