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    doh, mine got cancelled, lamesauce, thanks for...

    doh, mine got cancelled, lamesauce, thanks for the heads up op, hope you all get yours and enjoy!
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    i heart my hardtail, pumptrack workout is way...

    i heart my hardtail, pumptrack workout is way more funnerer than running or the gym...
  3. bingo

    bingo
  4. audible called last night, recovery day for mtn...

    audible called last night, recovery day for mtn (and hangover) today, fingers crossed for something softish tomorrow
    good to hear theres at least a hope, if you or crew are around sat should share a...
  5. lovely... planned bachy trip for fri/sat......

    lovely... planned bachy trip for fri/sat... impeccable timing
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    thats my neck of the woods, been some recent...

    thats my neck of the woods, been some recent additions more info here http://www.salemtrails.org/new-page-3




    the falls trails arent bike friendly, but there is a whole mtb trail network...
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    all yours man, ive already been on the receiving...

    all yours man, ive already been on the receiving end of mag generosity and would like to spread the love around, my buddy can make due with their current fork, and they are debating picking up a...
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    "straight" head tube has multiple sizes, if its a...

    "straight" head tube has multiple sizes, if its a 34mm lower you are correct, but if its 44mm then you can use an external cup that fits tapered bearings and thus a tapered fork, my "straight" dj...
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    if op cant put this to use can i get some more...

    if op cant put this to use can i get some more info please?
    what blew up internally, air or oil side?
    20mm axle?

    i have an old argyle rct that has some small stanchion scratches, needs a new air...
  10. Thread: Fork oil

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    fox float rlc was open bath, if remembering...

    fox float rlc was open bath, if remembering correctly they specced a green fluid for the damper side and red in the air spring with reg splash oil in lowers on air side

    fox stopped offering the...
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    im sure theres something wrong with me... when i...

    im sure theres something wrong with me...
    when i watch those vids with just perfectly buttered features in the middle of nowhere i cant decide if i would rather be the rider or the digger who gets...
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    spacers and damping are bandaids to shit...

    spacers and damping are bandaids to shit kinematics, ive got enough time on bikes to know what i like, linear aint it

    its not so much where i ride, its how i ride, i like doing dumb shit on bikes,...
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    Check the links in my first post and you will...

    Check the links in my first post and you will find 2 patrols in xl
    A 2017 with diamond and meh components for 2k
    A 2018 with nicer kit for 2900

    Anyone good with linkage analysis? Looks like...
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    My nieces live in HI and come visit for a month...

    My nieces live in HI and come visit for a month each summer, itís their only chance all year to ride bikes, they are learning well!
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    This guy gets it 130-160mm bike Beefcake fork...

    This guy gets it
    130-160mm bike
    Beefcake fork and shock
    Steep seat tube
    Long reach
    Not plastic
    Can be found used kinda cheap

    Budget is 2k ish... depends what I find for my $
    A solid frame...
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    used beefcake trail bikes that dont suck

    i want a trail bike to replace my well loved sx trail...

    about me:
    6'3'' 180lbs
    ride hand heavy and like it that way
    loves hucks to flat and big berms
    hates chunder
    half skilled half hack...
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    water needed 284563 dirt needs some too...

    water needed
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    dirt needs some too
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    haha, that immediately reminded me of this...

    haha, that immediately reminded me of this situation, where i really wanted to belly out the landing of a jump and found a nice rock buried......
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    props to the chefs, organizers, participants, and...

    props to the chefs, organizers, participants, and fams (including furkids), your company was greatly appreciated and you provided a mental health service i desperately needed, it had been far too...
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    finally checking in here, spring break means i...

    finally checking in here, spring break means i have a little breathing room from grad school, trying to keep up with twentysomethings is exhausting...
    hoping to catch at least a day sliding on snow...
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    closer to half the cog is engaged with the chain,...

    closer to half the cog is engaged with the chain, so you need to add half the # of links as added teeth, roughly...
    i would still check length at bottom out, but this method has always worked for me...
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    a friend got ahold of his neighbors tractor for...

    a friend got ahold of his neighbors tractor for the day so he shuttled dirt while i slapped the shovel, got some work done in his backyard, hes been busy over winter, should be a fun spring
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    thats nuts, ive had plenty of experience with...

    thats nuts, ive had plenty of experience with rogue builders, but never to THAT level, good luck sorting it all out, hopefully can figure out who it is and enlighten them a bit with techniques so...
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    pumptrack laps with a penitentiary view 272225

    pumptrack laps with a penitentiary view
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    suns out, snow is melted, time to dig 272224 ...

    suns out, snow is melted, time to dig
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    roller and berm reshaping, still working on entry speed adjustments for the groms
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    planning some machine work later spring which will be fun...
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    no riding but plenty of bike related fun was...

    no riding but plenty of bike related fun was still had
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    board members doing board member things
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    donation lubricant being served
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    proof of effectiveness
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    267984 267986 doesnt save as much space as...

    267984
    267986

    doesnt save as much space as hanging but its simple, cheap, and can hold 10 bikes
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    spent yesterday playing in dirt, chopped 1st...

    spent yesterday playing in dirt, chopped 1st roller in half and spread to 2nd roller, reworked berm pocket deeper, hoping to increase exit speed through rollers into jump lines...
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    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/4993...

    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/49938072_2153534578039273_641769724358688768_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ht=scontent-sea1-1.xx&oh=2847cfdad4f942224d26a04b2fac433e&oe=5CBC913F

    3rd Annual...
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    dirt is perfect for digging right now, gave this...

    dirt is perfect for digging right now, gave this berm an exit roller in hopes of increasing speed, goal is to transition this line into more mtb friendly and then build a new expert drop in and...
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    stretching the legs and lungs with a few laps...

    stretching the legs and lungs with a few laps...
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    well done looks great, you use a 400ml or 200ml...

    well done looks great, you use a 400ml or 200ml can?
    ive been debating stripping my steel dj frame, clear with flake or one of those clear tinted glazes might be fun over raw, one can isnt much...
  33. oh yeah and i just saw this which is timely...

    oh yeah and i just saw this which is timely
    http://salemstatesmanjournal.or.newsmemory.com/?publink=0246dd46b
  34. i saw that city site as well, still surprised...

    i saw that city site as well, still surprised there isnt more out there, seems like at least nwta would be involved

    as far as design, again im not intimately familiar with this park or the details...
  35. i wasnt aware of this project... who is behind...

    i wasnt aware of this project...
    who is behind it, any bike orgs involved?
    any other more detailed info about the bike portion?

    just skimming the linked docs it appears the design has 20ish...
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    fyi that xt ring is designed for 2x/3x use and...

    fyi that xt ring is designed for 2x/3x use and wont retain the chain as well as a n/w... idk how much it matters on a fat bike but personally i wouldnt choose to run it...

    this is partly the...
  37. Thread: Tire hop?

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    tire is not fully seated, you can see the bead...

    tire is not fully seated, you can see the bead line is inconsistent on the side profile when spinning in that 2nd vid, drop psi to 10 and bounce around, pump to 80 psi and bounce around, then check...
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    suns out bikes out 251687

    suns out bikes out
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    radsauce, that sounds fun as hell, got an inside...

    radsauce, that sounds fun as hell, got an inside contact or should i just fire off an email to them?

    also how the fuck you doin? havent seen anything from 242 over summer, season go well?



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    lets talk dirtbag passes... im a broke grad...

    lets talk dirtbag passes...

    im a broke grad student who just moved back to the pnw this year, based in so-lame, have fridays off and possibly some weeknight evenings free, rarely time for...
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    had some fun last weekend hosting an event ...

    had some fun last weekend hosting an event

    grom squad...
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    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/4193...

    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/41939012_1990029551056444_2897338702558658560_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&oh=3c762ec6b6984b4d29d254929b29b650&oe=5C2D8ED3


    Geer Bike Park in Salem OR
    sunday...
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    enjoy alsea kids! fyi last alsea shuttle days...

    enjoy alsea kids!

    fyi last alsea shuttle days of the season are sept 8&9, i will be helping run the circus both days, come say hi

    also setting up a jam and pump track race for salems geer bike...
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    sunset laps 244357

    sunset laps
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    been doing the normal routine at local park...

    been doing the normal routine at local park
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    water water water
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    the crew doing their thing
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    pumptracks got pressure washed and getting seal coated tomorrow
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    thats certainly part of it i would add though...

    thats certainly part of it
    i would add though that having the locals involved is a key ingredient as well, knowing the dirt, terrain, user group, and volunteer support is all just as important as...
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    im all for lifts and shuttling, i ride with guys...

    im all for lifts and shuttling, i ride with guys on ebikes, i would let them tow me up if the motors would do it, i hate pedaling my mtb, thats what road bikes are for...

    but by the definition of...
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    do some of you really not feel that bicycling by...

    do some of you really not feel that bicycling by its very nature is an activity that does not involve a motor and requires self propellant?

    it just seems so obvious to me... its the core defining...
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    i really disagree that bikes and ebikes share the...

    i really disagree that bikes and ebikes share the same spirit, one of the main core aspects of cycling is being human powered rather than having a motor, it completely changes the dynamic of the...
  50. chin bars exploding sharp plastic bits into my...

    chin bars exploding sharp plastic bits into my face sounds far worse than eating dirt...
    i dont trust any of the first few versions of the removable style full faces, havent messed with latest...
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