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  1. FS: 2014 Salomon X-Pro 120 boots 26.5bsl mint shape

    Nice all-around boot with enough backbone to push hard but doesn't shred your shins. 2014 boot with 10 days on the shell, 0 days on the liners since I ran intuitions. Full custom shell, fits...
  2. FWIW, Avy has a Pike and F34 cart out now. I...

    FWIW, Avy has a Pike and F34 cart out now. I don't have time on either, but certainly worth considering as a middle ground between the OEM upgrade and a swap to a Pike.
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    The last generation before the switch to 27.5 had...

    The last generation before the switch to 27.5 had a tapered headtube and I believe had ISCG mounts on it. Low leverage with a 8.5x2.5 shock. I think it had pretty darn similar geo to a BLur LT2.
    ...
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    you might be surprised what size tire you can fit...

    you might be surprised what size tire you can fit in there. I rode gravel with a dude this week who had a carbon Madone with 28 knobbies on it. Seemed to do just fine.
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    I had to stick on the cheaper side of things for...

    I had to stick on the cheaper side of things for a gravel build and went with a redline conquest and threw mtn V brakes and bar-end shifters on it. Plenty of clearance for 40c tires.

    The Rove is...
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    This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know,...

    This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's.
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    right on. Again, I assumed as much, but didn't...

    right on. Again, I assumed as much, but didn't feel like spending the $ to experiment.

    The drivetrain is pretty dialed, but if it would work added insurance is never a bad thing.

    I didn't know...
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    Yeah, getting the chain to "mesh" was my worry. ...

    Yeah, getting the chain to "mesh" was my worry. Part of me thinks it'll fall into place, but popping a chain just isn't worth it.

    the whole ditch-the-guide thing came about when I did the shadow...
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    Narrow wide chainring on a 2x setup?

    Yo, people who know stuff:

    Has anyone tried running a narrow/wide ring with a front derailleur? I rarely shift to my granny, but for full-day rides and saving energy in transit stages, I do like...
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    as mentioned, some rims just don't have enough...

    as mentioned, some rims just don't have enough hook to hold the bead safely for tubeless.

    If you are heartset, try the split tube method as mentioned earlier. bullcrew on ridemonkey did a great...
  11. On-One Smorgasboard and chunky monkey...opinion and mods

    So,
    on-one has a deal with maxxis, and basically sells a 2.2/2.4 maxxis ardent exo casing with their tread for $30 shipped to your door.

    I have 500 or so miles on a 26x2.2 smorgasboard as my...
  12. Thread: TR: Dixie 2hundo

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    Fuck yes to your badass adventure, and even more...

    Fuck yes to your badass adventure, and even more yes to doing it with minions, a dropper post and a proper mountain bike.

    You are a monster.
  13. Thread: It's Coming...

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    goggles that interface directly with the...

    goggles that interface directly with the helmet...no back strap?
  14. So much good stuff for a 5+ bike up there! You...

    So much good stuff for a 5+ bike up there!

    You headed up the road to copper ridge yet?

    Join copper ridge riders assn on facebook....lots of good people to ride all sizes of bike with up there....
  15. Brett, Going on a Nickel, so I need a pretty mid...

    Brett, Going on a Nickel, so I need a pretty mid rebound and mid to low compression, with an HV can.

    Scrubby: PM incoming
  16. WTB: 7.87x2.25/2.0 air shock (monarch, x-fusion, roco air)

    Title says it all. Avy has my shock in for an SSD conversion and they are a ways backed up. Looking for a backup/placeholder.

    Not interested in fox. Will take a monarch plus or monarch rt3 in...
  17. Thread: 2014 FOX lineup

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    The aftermarket suspension tuners are going to go...

    The aftermarket suspension tuners are going to go nuts for the fox 34 chassis. Its kinda stiff (but not really) but since it covers all three wheel sizes, its cost effective to make good kits and...
  18. You trying to get V brakes to work with STi...

    You trying to get V brakes to work with STi shifters?

    I *just* switched over to v's on my monstercrosser. So. Much. Better.

    I've heard that with a bit of attention to setup one can get tektro...
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    I have a 2008 remedy. I've ridden it...

    I have a 2008 remedy.

    I've ridden it everywhere. Enduro races, at least 1000 miles of xc last year, at the chairlifts (in Michigan, though) and everything in between. It is the most versatile,...
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    Clay Porter's stuff is up on itunez. 3 minute...

    Clay Porter's stuff is up on itunez. 3 minute gaps is rad, and the tipping point is one of my favorites of all time. Gwins segment in 3MG sets the bar for straight speed, and Sam's segments in the...
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    hey, Ghetto tubeless like, gorilla tape style,...

    hey,
    Ghetto tubeless like, gorilla tape style, or split-tube style? I'll probably run my kendas similar to you (on 5.1d convertible rims). You running stans or homebrew?

    H.
  22. Thread: Winter Riding?

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    After battling with riding gloves for a little...

    After battling with riding gloves for a little while now, I've been experimenting with kinco ragg wool gloves (with the lil dots)

    For some reason, my hands sweat more than the rest of me. After...
  23. yeah, stick with a mechanical system. The U turn...

    yeah, stick with a mechanical system. The U turn flat out works. My old pike got beat on like the floor at a flogging molly concert and took it no problems. My friend with a u turn air? Every...
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    yeah, I run hydros and normal shifters all year...

    yeah, I run hydros and normal shifters all year too. I'm back in the midwest now, so good trails are out my door, and good skiing is not.....so I ride all winter. my juicy's hav been just fine in...
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    The Hayes are a fine brake, and avids are not...

    The Hayes are a fine brake, and avids are not without their share of problems. FWIW, someone from the hayes team told me that the ratio on the old and new levers and calipers is the same, meaning if...
  26. That's what she said.

    That's what she said.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfycdRfT8RQ ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfycdRfT8RQ

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfUkwxR2yWg

    I basically combine these two methods (pressure+syringe) and it works really well for me.

    also, when...
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    the hayes brakes work a bit differently, and...

    the hayes brakes work a bit differently, and sometimes you have to pump the lever 20-30 times to get em to firm up.

    The way to prevent this during the bleed process is to "pressurize" them a bit...
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    that fork is a rare bird, and a combination of...

    that fork is a rare bird, and a combination of features (HS/LS/travel adjust) you can't get new from fox right now. Bump for a good dealz
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    Damn. It's pretty rare I see a bike and go,...

    Damn. It's pretty rare I see a bike and go, "yeah, I would rock that without changing a single part."

    That rig is siiick.
  31. 2013 Full Tilt Pro liner....what is the Intuition equivalent?

    So,
    the shop I work with stocks the new full tilt "pro" liner....the white, black and orange one. The liner is labeled "quick fit". Is this the new intuition 2.0 construction, aka a wrap version...
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    Wanted: fox van 140 spring

    so,
    I need a different spring for a 2007-2009 van 32 140mm fork. I would prefer the blue (firm) spring, but could use the green (extra firm) as well. Paypal ready.

    Thanks!

    H.
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    Well, Lee, I can think of one way to find out. ...

    Well, Lee, I can think of one way to find out.

    Do it, pretty please?
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    WTB: Marzocchi Roco Air LO

    Just throwing this out there. Looking for a 7.87x2.25 roco air LO (the non piggyback one) from this year or last year. Must be in good riding condition. Hit me up if you're holding.

    Hunter.
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    FS/FT: 2013 Fox Float RP23 CTD 7.87x2.25

    I've got a mint rp23 that isn't the best match for my frame. Purchased new from fox in august. About 10hrs of ride time on the shock in perfect weather conditions. Totally mint and broken in. One...
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    I have bounced on avy forks, and owned avy...

    I have bounced on avy forks, and owned avy shocks. Based on my experiences with craig and the work he has done for me, I would 110% recommend his products. Instead of getting a new fork, when funds...
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    You can do quite a bit to that fork for free...

    You can do quite a bit to that fork for free before you decide to upgrade. Given my prior experience with Avy, I would go that way, and just know that no matter what my current needs, the fork would...
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    Check out the atomlab trailking SS. It was...

    Check out the atomlab trailking SS. It was designed to have the same standover as a dirtjump hardtail. Short TT, burly cro-mo, and tons of fun. I absolutely loved riding mine. 150mm rear travel,...
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    Sounds like that fork needs a nice cleaning of...

    Sounds like that fork needs a nice cleaning of the lowers and a fresh lube job. drop the lowers, clean them out well with iso alcohol, then lube with some mobil 1 synthetic ATF....I don't remember...
  40. Thanks shrall. Might just do that.

    Thanks shrall. Might just do that.
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    U turn coil is hassle free, might as well run it,...

    U turn coil is hassle free, might as well run it, so I would leave that leg alone. Upgrading to the dual flow rebound damper is well worth it. If you are on the cheap upgrade the rebound damper and...
  42. Yeah, maybe. Or, I got excited, and didn't read...

    Yeah, maybe. Or, I got excited, and didn't read pig's post well enough. I know that in this case, you can't shove a square peg thru a round hole, but you can shove a round peg thru a square hole...
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    Who did the geo mod, and what is the current geo...

    Who did the geo mod, and what is the current geo close to?

    Turner recommended, or home genius?
  44. roger that. Now, go walk into some SLC shop,...

    roger that.

    Now, go walk into some SLC shop, take a zee of the shelf, look at the little kid behind the counter and yell DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?? I'M MARSHAL FUCKING OLSON, then see how "good" good...
  45. I think that in this case, if it is going to...

    I think that in this case, if it is going to work, mixing sram shifters with a shimano derailleur is what will make the combo work, ironically enough.

    I know this seems like hoodoo witchcraft,...
  46. This is what makes me think it'll work. Are you...

    This is what makes me think it'll work. Are you running a 10 speed chain or a 9 speed chain?
  47. Any shop mags feel like doing a shifter/derailleur experiment pretty please?

    Ok. I know most people are going to jump and say NO, it won't work. That may be entirely true. But I don't know anyone that has TRIED before, and it could be right cool if it works.

    I want to...
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    what is the exact brand and model of the shock...

    what is the exact brand and model of the shock you have on there?
  49. I mean, I don't think you'll fuck it up. You...

    I mean, I don't think you'll fuck it up. You know how little tolerance there is on the bushings. You're just smoothing shit.

    As a chronic addicted I can't stop myself tinkerer....trust me, I...
  50. I would start with the all travel spacer under...

    I would start with the all travel spacer under the air cap, because its free, and does make the fork ride higher in its travel over stutter bumps, which you will like.

    I would also consider giving...
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