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  1. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Ask the experts

    Itís complicated, but makes a little sense from a retarded perspective. The premise is that DT is an old Roadie parts company, and think about weight way more than they think about width.

    FR =...
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    Fixed

    Fixed
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    WTB a more comfortable saddle. Get it? Get it? ...

    WTB a more comfortable saddle. Get it? Get it? Because their saddles a junk! Itís a clever play on words if you will.

    Shouldnít it be called Wilderness Trail Bike Cockpit Components (WTBCC),...
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    1. Blade: Diablo Carbide Pruning Blade. This...

    1. Blade: Diablo Carbide Pruning Blade. This thing tears through limbs and stays sharp. Worth the $10 several times over.
    2. Iíve had DeWalt & Makita where the tool became obsolete because new...
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    The Best Tool You Own

    Quite amateurish by this place standards, but I picked up a Ryobi 18v reciprocating saw. Itís been awesome for trail work. Blade comes off super easy and it all fits in my pack. Gonna get a 1.5 Ah...
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    I donít think taking 5 weeks is nearly as...

    I donít think taking 5 weeks is nearly as horrible as the zero communication part. Not sure how they do shit up in Canadia, but I expect to be treated well down here. Completely unacceptable.
    At...
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    Before every ride: ďIím gonna clean this...

    Before every ride: ďIím gonna clean this hydration bladder after the rideĒ
    During the ride: ďIím gonna lube the chain and bleed the brakes after the rideĒ
    After the ride: ďIíll deal with that shit...
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    Wider bar can really open up a cockpit. For...

    Wider bar can really open up a cockpit. For realz.
    And a longer travel fork would help.
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    Not a Tubolito, but Iíve been on a ride where we...

    Not a Tubolito, but Iíve been on a ride where we had to stick a 29er tube inside a 26er tire. It was horrible.
    1. First, it was like sticking a limp dick inside a virgin.
    2. Second, the part of...
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    So, without reading back through the last 350...

    So, without reading back through the last 350 posts, what's the pro intell for picking the right guy to broker my next mortgage?
    Closed on our current place a year ago and went with the Plan B guy...
  11. As an old man, I call and raise.

    As an old man, I call and raise.
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    I've got SQ Lab 611 saddles on both of my trail...

    I've got SQ Lab 611 saddles on both of my trail bikes. Now if I ride anyone elses bike it feels like someone's trying to split my pelvis apart. The horizontally flat saddle rocks. Give them a call...
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    I thought everyone was using popcorn poppers. ...

    I thought everyone was using popcorn poppers.


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    A downside to tubolito is that they donít easily...

    A downside to tubolito is that they donít easily stretch like a rubber tube, so if youíre running a mullet, youíll need 2 different sizes. Or if you ride 27.5, you canít help someone with a 29er.
    ...
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    The only multi tool that attaches to the bike...

    The only multi tool that attaches to the bike that Iíve utilized is the Specialized EMT bottle cage thing. Because itís right there. It opens and functions like a regular old multi tool. I donít need...
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    I wonít let this become a $1000 solution. Iíll go...

    I wonít let this become a $1000 solution. Iíll go back to Nespresso and AeroPress.


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    Iíve owned a grinder for 2 days now. Immediately...

    Iíve owned a grinder for 2 days now. Immediately knew it was too loud for the kitchen. Our bedroom is adjacent and wife not gonna be happy if this wakes her 1.5 hrs early.
    Moved it to guest...
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    Thereís more than likely a quirky hot barista...

    Thereís more than likely a quirky hot barista chick with weird but cute hair and 1 or two more face piercings than youíd normally roll with. Please bang and report back to us. Been thinking about it...
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    Rank in order of best to worst expected shot: ...

    Rank in order of best to worst expected shot:

    1. Fresh beans, nice grinder, ground last night.
    2. Nice beans, not fresh, nice grinder, fresh ground.
    3. Supermarket beans, nice grinder, fresh...
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    With all this emphasis on grind quality, weight,...

    With all this emphasis on grind quality, weight, water, etc; Iím actually surprised there isnít any talk of measuring tamping pressure. If I can use a self contained 5nM torque wrench on my bike, I...
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    Pretty slick little $600 grinder. Is it really...

    Pretty slick little $600 grinder. Is it really that quiet?


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    ĎThe hell are you guys doing? You zero the scale...

    ĎThe hell are you guys doing? You zero the scale with your portafilter on it, then use a little cocaine scoop to dole out just the right weight of grinds?


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    Just ordered a Breville Smart Grinder Pro and...

    Just ordered a Breville Smart Grinder Pro and Bambino Plus. :yourock:
    Spent about 1000 hours vacillating between Bambino Plus, Barista Express and Magnifica. Then spent another 1000 hours...
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    Curious about Grinder Differences/Recommendations...

    Curious about Grinder Differences/Recommendations for the entry level budget minded Mag:

    1. Krups GX5000 $45
    2. Capresso Infinity $75
    3. Baratza Encore $140
    4. Breville Smart Grinder $200

    ...
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    Lifetime. As many replacements as you can get....

    Lifetime. As many replacements as you can get. Kinda douchy to keep hitting that guy up over and over again unless you have a special relationship with him.


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  26. Remember when nobody could quote Vivaís pics and...

    Remember when nobody could quote Vivaís pics and we didnít have to see all of them quoted multiple times on every page? God I miss those days.


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    Comes down to original owner vs second hand. I'm...

    Comes down to original owner vs second hand. I'm not buying used carbon without at least having a plan what I'm going to do if/when it breaks.
  28. Thread: Ask the experts

    by jm2e
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    Fixed.

    Fixed.
  29. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Same experience with my wife on the push ACS...

    Same experience with my wife on the push ACS Coil. She's got it on 2 bikes now (both with Fox 36). It's insane how little stiction there is now!

    One thing PUSH pays a lot of attention to is...
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    Roval wheels are covered by Special Ed's lifetime...

    Roval wheels are covered by Special Ed's lifetime warranty.
    They even extend a limited warranty to second owners for for 2 years.

    Take advantage of that shit and stop acting like your bike is a...
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    Gnarvana Mullet vs Megatrail Mullet? Same bikes?...

    Gnarvana Mullet vs Megatrail Mullet? Same bikes? Different bike?
    I think having a 29" wheel on the back of a long travel bike is shitty.
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    Motherfucker Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Motherfucker


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    Curious, what feels like junk about DT hubs? ...

    Curious, what feels like junk about DT hubs?


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    Iíve gotten great communication from FTP whenever...

    Iíve gotten great communication from FTP whenever I reach out to them.


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  35. Thread: Yeti making PPE

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    That'll be some fucking premium PPE!!! Goddamn...

    That'll be some fucking premium PPE!!! Goddamn I'd like to get my hands on one of their N95 masks!
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    Option 1. Buy wheels from Toast Option 2. Check...

    Option 1. Buy wheels from Toast
    Option 2. Check out The Proís Closet. Buncha Carbon (and alloy) deals right now.
    Option 3. Use the quarantine to lean wheelbuilding. Get Mussonís ebook. Itís so...
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    OP, Take those DT350 hubs and lace them to a...

    OP,

    Take those DT350 hubs and lace them to a nice alloy DT rim with Sapim Race equivalent spokes. If they are radially and laterally true with a good dish and tensions are equal and tight, you...
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    Jura: who's got one? Are they worth the coin? ...

    Jura: who's got one? Are they worth the coin? Do they last forever or shit the bed after a few years?
    Breville's price explosion has convinced me to consider other brands.
  39. https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/attachment.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=325220&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1586872131
    I hate to see so much strain in such a young lass.
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    Would you wear a diaper?

    Would you wear a diaper?
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    https://www.jensonusa.com/Industry-Nine-Matchstix-...

    https://www.jensonusa.com/Industry-Nine-Matchstix-Fox-Boost
    Is it just me, or do other people think that the $150 i9 thru bolt tool thing is ridiculous? It would make more sense to me if it was...
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    $13 bucks? Pretty sweet deal compared to the...

    $13 bucks? Pretty sweet deal compared to the Enduro version!...
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    Trail riding pants

    Edit: itís hard to find size runs of good riding pants from a place where you can try them on and return them.
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    Seemingly endless clever allusions to the Jesus...

    Seemingly endless clever allusions to the Jesus here in VA.
    I like to think of it as their TSA Pre Check when they get to the Pearly gates. Wonít guarantee entrance, but maybe itíll fast track...
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    That's the best bike review I can remember...

    That's the best bike review I can remember reading in a long time. Bike just went from not being on my radar to being very curious.
  46. Thread: Trust Me...

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    ADA Headquarters? Sent from my iPhone using...

    ADA Headquarters?


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  47. Thread: Ask the experts

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    The massive difference youíll feel is going from...

    The massive difference youíll feel is going from the aggressor to the DHR in either width. Both in performance and in fewer flats.
    Wide tire up front will be more noticeable for grabby crawly...
  48. Thread: Wooden Jumps

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    Bad Ass. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to...

    Bad Ass. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to updates.
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    I'd head to Retallack. It's chopper time!

    I'd head to Retallack. It's chopper time!
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    Trail riding pants

    From my experience, the medium would fit like spandex shorts on you. Get the XL. Unless they have an XXL.


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