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Dinger
Yeah? Looks like that bike has a short-ish 425mm chain stay (same as checkpoint in short position). They must’ve gotten there with a very flat chainstay profile. Is the rear brake hose internally routed? It’s a pretty cool looking bike. Rides well?
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Tobin
Newer crank PMs like the Stages L (gen3) and 4iiii Podiiiium have lower profile bodies than older models and much better compatibility with all sorts of frames.
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Jim_H
Dinger wrote:
Yeah? Looks like that bike has a short-ish 425mm chain stay (same as checkpoint in short position). They must’ve gotten there with a very flat chainstay profile. Is the rear brake hose internally routed? It’s a pretty cool looking bike. Rides well?


I absolutely love it!  It's a great riding bike.   I excels at so many things.  It's great on tarmac with road plus tires, but is just has happy chugging down a rocky decent.

I don't have a close up of the chain stays, but here is an overall pic with it wearing it's 650b shoes.

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jazzymusicman
zootsuitbass wrote:


     I have one, a SL6. I'm running trigger 45's (barely fits in the back when slammed). A red shift stem,44 wide bontrager bars A RX rear derailleur, 1170 11-36 cassette. XT trail pedals.

     The bike is great except....

     There was not enough clearance to run a stage crank arm power meter.

     Anyone running a power meter? What are you running?

     D


i run a power2max ng eco on mine. it's a crank based power meter so you get a true power reading from both legs instead of a left-only guesstimate. i had to replace the bottom bracket but i think that came out to $35
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zootsuitbass
To be clear the Stages Left side meter that did not work was a newer model.


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wdg1313
To be clear I'm not sure Ive ever seen a "Stages" work even if it fit properly[smile]
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meenanm
Regarding the PM, I have the Stages on a variety of bikes, they all work well and the numbers seem to be consistent across bikes. At least as best I can tell riding the same path on different bikes where possible.  The current generation seals better than the old.  I also have the L/R on my road bike and its working well.  I have the Quarq PM on one of the gravel bikes.  It's numbers seem to be a little higher and I've not found a way to compare against those to PM types.

No clearance issues on my road, TT or gravel frames. 
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sully
jazzymusicman wrote:


i run a power2max ng eco on mine. it's a crank based power meter so you get a true power reading from both legs instead of a left-only guesstimate. i had to replace the bottom bracket but i think that came out to $35


What's the smallest set of chainrings that fit on that?
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