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  • what bike would you like to see made
  • Premier Icon rOcKeTdOg
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    that generally isn’t atm or is but is too wildly expensive?

    I’d like a C456 29er so i had the option of a longer fork but it’d still be light enough to pedal all day, I’d have a C456 26″ if I fitted one

    over to you Mr Richards

    anyone else hankering for something that doesn’t exist?

    Premier Icon MountainMutant
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    Titanium Roadrat

    Premier Icon chrismac
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    Yes a carbon orange 5. All the fun but much less weight.

    Premier Icon RustySpanner
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    Alloy Soul:
    Seriously – I used to be a ‘steel is real’ evangelist but I’m ok now. Would like a light, Easton alloy frame with Soul geometry.

    Cross Check Disc.

    A nice 853 tourer/cross bike that can take discs and has separate rack and mudguard eyelets. AT A REASONABLE PRICE.
    If Merlin can sell Rock Lobster 853 frames at reasonable prices, other people can make decent value 853 frames too.

    Premier Icon reggiegasket
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    a Giant TCR Advanced roadie which takes discs (or any decent carbon disc frame)

    I would buy this tomorrow, and spec it with some tubeless rims (maybe carbon, such a Reynolds Assault CX).

    We have carbon CX disc frames but no affordable, non-hideous carbon road frames.

    Premier Icon MrTall
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    A sub £1000 36er rolling chassis.

    £2000 seems to be the going rate which is way too much for a ‘just for the sake of it’ bike.

    A 36″ Inbred would be ideal. Won’t hold my breath though!!

    Premier Icon jodafett
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    An Ibis Mojo with internal cable routing. Running 4 cables on the top of a top tube sucks!

    Premier Icon lazybike
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    Carbon Pomp…..

    Premier Icon idiotdogbrain
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    A bike based on late 90’s Kona geo, steel DB frame, rigid forks, V-brakes, full Deore groupset, for around £400. Would suit pretty much 90% of what the vast majority of people buying a basic mountain bike would need.

    Premier Icon muppetWrangler
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    A bike based on late 90’s Kona geo, steel DB frame, rigid forks, V-brakes, full Deore groupset, for around £400. Would suit pretty much 90% of what the vast majority of people buying a basic mountain bike would need.

    What I was going to say was close enough to this.

    Would like the option to fit discs and eyelets for mudguards and racks too.

    Premier Icon andyh2
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    An Inbred designed for 26″ x 3″ tyres and 1 x ? drivetrain.

    And a selection of 3″ tyres weighing less than 1kg and costing less than £50.

    Could also be run 650b with ‘normal’ size tyres and 2 or 3 x drivetrain.

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    ragley G6

    Premier Icon Edric64
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    I nice retro quality steel tourer where you could mix and match components as you could in the 80s. When my bike mixed campag shimano mavic simplex etc and I could pick all the nice bits I liked and choose my gear ratios from the board in the shop

    Premier Icon rootes1
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    already available in other EU contries but not in the UK.. even if a brand sells in all countries like specialized etc

    sensible everyday bikes with dynamo, guards rack etc

    Premier Icon jimw
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    Reynolds 931 Cotic soul in large

    Premier Icon sheephills
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    Like The idea of 3″ 26 tyres and a Steel frame to match, ebb , campy hidden set., Low bb, built for a rigid Low a to c fork.

    And fleegle bars with rise, Steel and in Chrome 😀

    Chrome and flat Black.

    Premier Icon tazzymtb
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    Like The idea of 3″ 26 tyres and a Steel frame to match, ebb , campy hidden set., Low bb, built for a rigid Low a to c fork.

    got one in alloy but other than that spot on 😀

    Premier Icon tazzymtb
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    I’d like Ti jones diamond frame and fat truss fork.

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    Carbon ss cross bike with discs

    Premier Icon stAn-BadBrainsMBC
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    I nice retro quality steel tourer where you could mix and match components as you could in the 80s. When my bike mixed campag shimano mavic simplex etc and I could pick all the nice bits I liked and choose my gear ratios from the board in the shop

    My Kona Sutra is steel. Has a mixture of Shimano road and Mtb plus Truvativ on drivetrain etc.
    Id like to see a bike that could be used for proper off road riding and also take a rack and full guards. Oh. That would be the original clockwork.
    Got few years to decide yet. Going to build my own from 853 for my 50th.

    Premier Icon dans160
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    Carbon intense slope style, series 1. It will never happen.

    Premier Icon addy6402
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    Id like to see a bike that could be used for proper off road riding and also take a rack and full guards.

    Sounds like a Surly Ogre?

    Premier Icon Northwind
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    TBH I’ve already got 2 bikes which tick almost all the boxes so…

    Let’s have a Super-Hemlock, with a little more rear tyre clearance, and lighter, and dropper post cable guides, and with tweaked geometry to get rid of the 2 degree adjuster headset. And that’s it.

    Premier Icon tomhoward
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    What Dans said. It will happen, I just need to predict 6 numbers correctly….

    Premier Icon njee20
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    A 7lb (no more, no less) 6″ travel trail bike, complete. With Di2. For less than £1000.

    I fear it’ll be a long wait. But my god it’ll be the best bike ever.

    Premier Icon MostlyBalanced
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    Not so much a bike but a material. Someone needs to work out how to add colour to carbon fibres. Imagine the possibilities. Tartan frames, checked handlebars?

    Premier Icon HermanShake
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    A slack 953 frame like an LTHT but with 2″ of fairly stiff single pivot travel to go with a 140-150mm fork. Just a little give for flexing into corners and a smidge for landings; but by no means a compensator. Single pivot for a single piece back end and low maintenance & no weird bearing sizes! CNCd tapered headtube, or maybe a machined hourglass 44mm? Offset insert thingybobies at the pivot for more tweakery of the geometry to match fork choices/preferences.

    Polished or brushed, straight-ish tubes, swap-outs for fettling potential. Simple, stainless and with options. The bastard son of a softtail, 4x bike and a LTHT.

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    Not so much a bike but a material. Someone needs to work out how to add colour to carbon fibres. Imagine the possibilities. Tartan frames, checked handlebars?

    Wouldn’t be hard tbh, lots of existing carbon is basically a structural part, wallpapered so that people will go “ooh- carbon!”

    Premier Icon davidtaylforth
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    A Cotic Soul in Ti.

    Premier Icon warpcow
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    A Ti Sovereign, with a 44mm headtube, that isn’t priced relative to the crazy rrp the steel one had.

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    A Ti Sovereign, with a 44mm headtube, that isn’t priced relative to the crazy rrp the steel one had.

    Yep, tbh with Evil it’d cost £10000 and then there’s a reasonable chance it’ll fall apart and you’d have to wait 2 years for the replacement :mrgreen:

    Premier Icon Stoner
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    A Monsterpetamine…

    Pompino geometry, 2.5″ clearances. Midge bars, BB7s.

    Premier Icon firestarter
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    A Jones spaceframe with truss fork that I could run a rohloff on without any clutter

    Premier Icon Markie
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    26″ ss ebb bike designed for low ac rigid forks and 2.5″ tyres. That’d be me sorted…

    Premier Icon njee20
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    Not so much a bike but a material. Someone needs to work out how to add colour to carbon fibres

    Already exists, I can think of white, blue and red carbon parts.

    Premier Icon qwerty
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    Someone really needs to place a Rohloff in the BB shell and attach the cranks to it, I don’t get why its not been done.

    Premier Icon MrSmith
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    A niche bike that doesn’t attract enablers and apologists on here when it’s obviously flawed, breaks too often or comes with poor customer service.
    By all means praise a good product (but not just because it’s cheap) but spare us the doe-eyed sycophancy, the taste of bile is bad enough how do you put up with that horrible acrid taste* on the end of your tongue?

    *not being brown nosed im guessing what shite tastes like.

    Premier Icon sheephills
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    Bring back The soft tail, i have never tried one, but like the idea of an inch to save my back.

    Premier Icon brant
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    Someone really needs to place a Rohloff in the BB shell and attach the cranks to it, I don’t get why its not been done.

    Torque

    Premier Icon bencooper
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    Plus fat bottom brackets are ugly.

    Next thing I’m building (well, next after this road frame) is a Hetchins. A 29er MTB Hetchins.

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