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    I donít have a Yeti, but my tires slide out all...

    I donít have a Yeti, but my tires slide out all the fucking time. Sometimes on purpose, a lotta times seemingly against my wishes.
    The holier-than-though crowd needs to loosen up their lycra a bit....
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    Electric Bike Thread

    Mountain bikes are designed to be ridden in rain and mud. These arenít fragile butterflies. Ride through creeks, ride in the rain, hose it off afterward, donít use a pressure washer (just like you...
  3. Thread: Asheville recs

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    Asheville recs

    Considering your disability, youíll probably have the most fun at DuPont. Other than Big Rock and Cedar Rock descents, there isnít much it there that would be likely to strain your arms. And either...
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    Man, I wish 4kí descents were my ďproblemĒ!!!...

    Man, I wish 4kí descents were my ďproblemĒ!!!
    That was life in Italy for us last summer. Fucking magical.


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    This is why we went with the Levo, but made mods...

    This is why we went with the Levo, but made mods to get what we liked about the Kenevo. Mrs jm2e loves the 27.5 hoops on hers so I might be going that route soon. Wagon wheels are the only thing I...
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    Electric Bike Thread

    Thatís a lot of thought about brakes. I personally thing the brake issue is overblown. Again, it comes down to an extra 20#, not an extra 150#. If brakes can stop a 200# WC DHer going 45mph on a 30#...
  7. Do they all come with 900mm bars?

    Do they all come with 900mm bars?
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    I've heard of more broken Yetis than any other...

    I've heard of more broken Yetis than any other bike brand. By like a factor of 5. Both carbon and alloy.
    From what I gather, their warranty is okay, though a bit slow and frustrating. Good to...
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    ......bit of an understatement here. I've...

    ......bit of an understatement here.



    I've also had friends who got treated real shitty by Yeti when they just wanted a little help with warranty stuff or one guy even when he just wanted to...
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    Looking forward to reports. FWIW, delving...

    Looking forward to reports.

    FWIW, delving into unknown technology made warranty and local dealer support a priority. Combine that with the Spec Ed Demo center in Boulder and it would have been...
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    Sweet deal.

    Sweet deal.
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    Sad news. Glad you've got good memories with her.

    Sad news. Glad you've got good memories with her.
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    But, will they let you just roll over a mess of...

    But, will they let you just roll over a mess of off camber roots like nothingís there? Or do they make roots a little better for people who already have root skillz?


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    Iím not doing the DH Fantasy League, but if I was...

    Iím not doing the DH Fantasy League, but if I was Iíd sure as shit be putting my $$$ on the French.


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    There is no tire that will grip well on wet...

    There is no tire that will grip well on wet roots. The only thing thatís helped me is a ton of exposure. Doing a couple DH races in pissing rain really forced me to learn. Until then, all roots were...
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    Minnaar. I was so sure he was about to pull that...

    Minnaar. I was so sure he was about to pull that shit off. Fack!


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  18. Thread: Pack pump

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    Pack pump

    I want a CO2 inflator that can be threaded on and ready to inflate right away. I realized that having quick access to plugs isnít as helpful when I plug, but then have to root through my pack for...
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    Pulled a Huck Norris out of mrsjm2eís rear wheel...

    Pulled a Huck Norris out of mrsjm2eís rear wheel about 6 months ago. Counted about 28 spots where they were sliced through. There were 3 big dents in the rim. She hasnít flatted in 2-3 years, running...
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    285110 Made a Deal with the Devil Sent from...

    285110
    Made a Deal with the Devil


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    I Lafíd my ass off Sent from my iPhone using...

    I Lafíd my ass off


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    The implication being, that someone with a big...

    The implication being, that someone with a big belt buckle was bent over your wifeís car? Lotta rodeo dudes gettin pegged around there?


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  23. Thread: Lander MTB Trip?

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    Lander MTB Trip?

    A few years ago, the guys from The Bike Mill started working on a shuttleable downhill trail at the top of Sinks Canyon. Plus a couple other trails in that zone.
    Thereís always been riding around...
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    New Season, New Tires, New Thread

    Mrs jm2e just got a set of 27.5 Minion 2.8s with CushCore. Loves them.
    Iím on 29 Butcher 2.6s with CushCore. Feels nice. The faster I go, the more I notice the damping affect of the CushCore.

    ...
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    Drivers who have to swing left before they can...

    Drivers who have to swing left before they can turn right. Fuck offf.


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    Just to clarify; will you be throwing the bag, or...

    Just to clarify; will you be throwing the bag, or actually removing the contents first and then throwing them? Serious commitment if the latter.


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    284839 Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums...

    284839


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  28. Thread: Lander MTB Trip?

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    Same advice I gave in Ď16: call the bike mill....

    Same advice I gave in Ď16: call the bike mill. Tell them youíre a climber. Ask how the riding is.


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    Iím just pissed that these dumb fucking heavy...

    Iím just pissed that these dumb fucking heavy shitty riding turds are inevitably gonna fuck up a lot of mtb access scenes.
    I get it, itís fun and novel to have a super low gear ratio under ya, but...
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    New Season, New Tires, New Thread

    I decrease tire pressure until:
    1. I start tapping the rim.
    Or
    2. Performance decreases

    Sometimes I find a sweet spot between performance and no (few) rim taps. Sometimes I find there is no...
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    My rant? This fucking thread. You fuckers dicked...

    My rant? This fucking thread. You fuckers dicked it all up. Come in, state your gripe, Get The Fuck Out. It ainít that fucking hard.

    Go start your own thread titled ďLetís argue back and forth...
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    You guys see the rut that Troy laid down in the S...

    You guys see the rut that Troy laid down in the S turn after the road gap? Was still there when Amaury came down. Fucking love Troy.


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    Loicís crash .......... Holy Shit! Gwinís crash...

    Loicís crash .......... Holy Shit!
    Gwinís crash .......... Damn!
    Troyís run ........ How did he not win?
    Amaury. When heís on, close the door.


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    I got a Revive for $311 shipped from BC.com with...

    I got a Revive for $311 shipped from BC.com with their current 21% off sale.
    Yea, I'd buy a used Revive. But my perspective is from using them and trusting them and willing to buy another. On the...
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    I just need to say; That Is Awesome Sent...

    I just need to say; That Is Awesome


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    Minions w/ Exo have treated me very well in the...

    Minions w/ Exo have treated me very well in the flats department for years.
    I would try Schwalbe, except for:
    1. Cost
    2. Havenít figured out their compound/sidewall language yet
    3. Minions

    ...
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    Whatís the point of going out if youíre not...

    Whatís the point of going out if youíre not slamming rocks?
    Of course, thereís root slamming if youíre on this side of the yard.


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    Roanoke


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    I appreciate all the input. We keep each other...

    I appreciate all the input. We keep each other honest and grounded in here.

    To clarify and update, since this quick question has caused so much commotion:
    1. Not only did the shop not have the...
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    x3 with the Minions. I spent most of last summer...

    x3 with the Minions.
    I spent most of last summer experimenting with an Aggressor. It flatted three times after not flatting for a long time. And I felt the ride quality was super bouncy at all but...
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    Yea, I could see someone interpreting it that...

    Yea, I could see someone interpreting it that way. But it's way more like like Dee Hubbs said.
    I've already dropped a ton of cash at the shop for two bikes.
    I had a really good and honest...
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    Done

    Done
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    Iím so used to stuff like this with local shops. ...

    Iím so used to stuff like this with local shops.


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    Just ordered. Paid for express shipping....

    Just ordered. Paid for express shipping. Ironically, online price + expedited shipping = LBS pricing.


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    Weird. Jenson and a couple other places list it...

    Weird. Jenson and a couple other places list it opposite of that: SM-MA-F203P/PM for going 180>203 and SM-MA-F203P/P for going 160>203. They even have a note with the product clarifying that it's...
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    Brake Caliper Adaptors

    Question for the experts:
    Shimano vs Sram adaptors, are they interchangeable?

    Issue: new build is at LBS. I just dropped off new Shimano brakes and Shimano 203mm rotors to swap out with the OEM...
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    If you can get them in Yurp, OneUp Components is selling off their first gen dropper post for like $170 US right now. Internally adjustable travel, which would be pretty sweet.

    If you don't want...
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    Wow. Those are like two steps below Deore? Why...

    Wow. Those are like two steps below Deore?
    Why not just upgrade to Deore or SLX since they're so cheap?
  49. [QUOTE=Angle Parking;5673357] Um, thanks for...

    Um, thanks for sharing your Urban Snuf compilation?


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    Interesting. Definitely acknowledging that...

    Interesting. Definitely acknowledging that everyone will have their own reaction. I'm totally fine with each individual getting what they want out of the sport.
    We rode down Longhorn and down...
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