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  1. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I fixed a lot of these. The problem was the...

    I fixed a lot of these.
    The problem was the plastic plunger piston was manufactured a hair too large and had no tolerance for heat expansion. The fix was to replace the piston with new, correctly...
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    Mavic lists the 13 being a size 48Euro 13.5 is...

    Mavic lists the 13 being a size 48Euro
    13.5 is listed as 48-2/3.
  3. Thread: Ask the experts

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    For a few years, Guides had problems with the...

    For a few years, Guides had problems with the master cylinder pistons being slightly oversized. Just enough that, when heated, they wouldn't return properly.
    Check with a dealer for warranty....
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    Pretty much to size, roughly a D width. I'm a...

    Pretty much to size, roughly a D width.
    I'm a dead on 10.5D and a 10.5 Crossmax fits perfect.

    The 8.5 is a 42.0 so they may be tight for you.
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    I went from the Crossmax to the ME7. They are...

    I went from the Crossmax to the ME7. They are very similar.
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    I was a fan but had no illusions about him (or...

    I was a fan but had no illusions about him (or anyone else successfully road racing) not doping. Is he a dick? Hell yes, again, most athletes at his level are (Last Dance documentary, anyone?). I...
  7. FS: Raceface 32T Cinch Chainring for Shimano 12sp

    This is for the new Shimano 12sp that requires a special tooth profile.
    Went a little too ambitious here. First big New Mexico climb told me a 32T was out of my league. Perfect for you quadzillas,...
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    FS: Mavic shoes closeout; MTB, Road, and Tri

    Remaining stock from my shop closeout:

    MTB

    Crossmax XL Pro $50/pair
    Sizes: M6.5/W7.5, M13/W14, M13.5/W14.5

    330317

    Crossmax $50/pair
  9. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Don't hold your breath for that date. Ibis has...

    Don't hold your breath for that date. Ibis has been terrible with shipping. I went with a V1 because Ibis dealers are realistically looking at Sept/Oct for ETAs.
    Good call on the Shimano upgrade,...
  10. Thread: Ask the experts

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    330103 Yea, it'll work :cool:

    330103

    Yea, it'll work :cool:
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    Been on my carbon Ripmo for a few weeks now and...

    Been on my carbon Ripmo for a few weeks now and the hype is true.
    Amazing peddling, not just for it's class, but in any class. Put some weight into the pedals and it accelerates like a 100mm XC...
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    What he said. I beat the shit out of my wheels...

    What he said.
    I beat the shit out of my wheels in enduro comps and general rough riding and I've used I9 wheels on my last few builds. I was originally concerned with aluminum spokes in loose rocky...
  13. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Top out bumpers or volume tokens?

    Top out bumpers or volume tokens?
  14. Thread: Shimano brakes

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    What he said

    What he said
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    I've always liked the Dakine Cross-X. Great...

    I've always liked the Dakine Cross-X. Great compromise of protection, palm padding, and cool (temp). They also wear pretty well.
    Bonus is that the touch screen thing actually works.
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    ...continued from post# 1252 above, the new ride....

    ...continued from post# 1252 above, the new ride.
    2020 Ripmo:

    328127

    328128

    Yea, I definitely have a problem :eek:
  17. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Please explain further.

    Please explain further.
  18. Thread: Ask the experts

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    A. Agreed, they all suck camel. B. No, just...

    A. Agreed, they all suck camel.
    B. No, just aesthetics. That said, the new I-Spec EV has a metric shit-ton of adjustability. Plus its a great excuse for new brakes which will fix "C" below.
    C. No,...
  19. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Go with your gut. You can't over-service your...

    Go with your gut. You can't over-service your forks. Oil change=good.
  20. Thread: I was JRA...

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    Yea, he'd be carrying that eyeball on a kabob...

    Yea, he'd be carrying that eyeball on a kabob skewer right now.
  21. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Did you buy it new? If so, I'm sure it did, or...

    Did you buy it new? If so, I'm sure it did, or was supposed to, come with different grommets with holes. Attempting to drill actual holes in soft rubber is an exercise in futility.
    Call Cromag for...
  22. Thread: Ask the experts

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    99% sure XT pads are interchangable with XTR.

    99% sure XT pads are interchangable with XTR.
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/335056-FS-2019-Fox-Factory-36-170mm-fork
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    Ibis Ripmo Frame should be here Wednesday I9...

    Ibis Ripmo
    Frame should be here Wednesday
    I9 Wheels due tomorrow
    Fox 38/XTR/RaceFace build all waiting in the garage.
    HooHoo!!!
  25. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Got a buddy selling the brand new X2 off his...

    Got a buddy selling the brand new X2 off his Ripmo if you're interested
  26. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I went with the PUSH coil conversion on both my...

    I went with the PUSH coil conversion on both my Nomad (Fox 36) and my wife's Juliana (Pike) for opposite reasons.
    The coil front matches my Nomad's coil rear perfectly and makes a very good bike an...
  27. Thread: Ask the experts

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    It must be an aftermarket shim that the previous...

    It must be an aftermarket shim that the previous owner installed for his 30.9 post. Problem Solvers makes them.
    Throw it out and used as is.
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    Looking over pictures from the last 6 years. I...

    Looking over pictures from the last 6 years.
    I might have a problem :eek:

    2014 Bronson:
    326015

    Wife's 2014 SC 5010:
    326017

    326018
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    Yea, yea, yea :wink:

    Yea, yea, yea :wink:
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    Nope, luckily for me, just a dirt-bag.:cool:...

    Nope, luckily for me, just a dirt-bag.:cool:
    (Thanks for putting that on on a tee for me)
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    Wife's steazy Juliana Furtado 325429 325430

    Wife's steazy Juliana Furtado

    325429

    325430
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    Yup, that was it

    Yup, that was it
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    Anyone remember the (if I remember correctly)...

    Anyone remember the (if I remember correctly) $300 Campy corkscrew?
  34. https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers.html If...

    https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers.html
    If they don't make it, it doesn't exist
  35. Pretty sure they've always been frame specific....

    Pretty sure they've always been frame specific.
    Here in the rocky technical steeps of northern New Mexico, I average about 2/year.
    Not broken, mind you, but bent.
    So yes, there is one in both mine...
  36. Once on the Burro climb, at the beginning of...

    Once on the Burro climb, at the beginning of Whole Enchilada, I set the bike down and happened to hit a rock directly on the aluminum valve stem and broke it off.
    I now carry an extra valve stem for...
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    Oh dude, I''m sorry. I thought it was a Ripmo....

    Oh dude, I''m sorry. I thought it was a Ripmo.
    As you were.
  38. Thread: Ibis Ripmo V2

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    What shop? PM me please

    What shop?
    PM me please
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    What he said (although I'd say you can drop the...

    What he said (although I'd say you can drop the hardtail down to about $7-800.
    Avoid things like that Schwinn. Chinese companies will buy out the rights to old semi-credible companies that have gone...
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    Assuming you mean Endura; 2X. They have a lot of...

    Assuming you mean Endura; 2X.
    They have a lot of options for this. A Scottish company would know something about riding in cold weather.
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    Why are you calling that a V2?

    Why are you calling that a V2?
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    SOLD

    SOLD
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    Update: Spent this season on the new Ravens....

    Update:
    Spent this season on the new Ravens.
    Amazing, everything I hoped for. I was concerned with the narrow tips; at 121mm they are the narrowest tipped skis I've been on in years.
    My concerns...
  44. bump

    bump
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    Exactly. I prefer right on tang pushing

    Exactly.
    I prefer right on tang pushing
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    Coming from a machinist background, I'd leave the...

    Coming from a machinist background, I'd leave the file flat, not angled. Much easier to get a smooth finish.
    I also think it will be important to offer it as a complete tool (maybe with the option...
  47. Bump for super pro deal on pants 75% off +...

    Bump for super pro deal on pants
    75% off + shipping
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    Black Diamond Quadrant AT Boots 27.0

    Normal scuffs and bruises but in general good shape.
    Liner has one cook.
    SOLD

    313750

    313751

    313752
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    Awesome!

    Awesome!
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    Very nice

    Very nice
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