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    373579 While Ti fork would be good, actually...

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    While Ti fork would be good, actually think the Niner in white works pretty well. Have a white Fox RLC when this isn't on it. Not sure what Ti fork would really match with the twisted tubes...
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    Yeah my fork is probably already on borrowed...

    Yeah my fork is probably already on borrowed time! I do have a 1 1/8" carbon Niner QR fork for rigid. Not quite as classic as a Ti fork, but damn does make it light.

    Pretty much sold on...
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    Local guy uses those magnet 'clipless' pedals +...

    Local guy uses those magnet 'clipless' pedals + five ten hellcat style clip/flat shoes for lots of riding. Far from a ripper, but see him at MTB and CX races on those, seem to work fine.

    As a...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210505/6a5d1d50...

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    Always love the coffee filled trash bins with a handle. 90% of coffee mugs have one or more pieces of trash in them,...
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    Can't leave Jolanda Neff out from that...

    Can't leave Jolanda Neff out from that conversation IMO.

    Joined as MP-mtb
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    Did my first hard hilly road group ride tonight...

    Did my first hard hilly road group ride tonight in 2 years. Zwifted w/ a bunch of you this winter and lots of riding lately, but was pleasantly surprised I hung w/ lead group of 4 just like the old...
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    Trying to pull this back off engi-nerd suspension...

    Trying to pull this back off engi-nerd suspension rate talk.... just heard my new Hardtail is supposed to be shipped early June (much to my surprise) so far.

    So collective question which MTB...
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    No way I'd be riding that more than to a...

    No way I'd be riding that more than to a neighbors house. Yeah may not fail catastrophically but if it does that's gonna be a major problem. Have an old steel Salsa Mariachi frame that I retired...
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    IME having done this, I swap infrequently and for...

    IME having done this, I swap infrequently and for relatively long periods of time. Run 32c slicks for winter + mellower dirt roads on stock Giant alloy wheels and 40c aggressive gravel tires on...
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    2021 Bikes That Make Your Shorts Tighter.

    Yep was on the short list as well, but none to be found. I was able to test ride a Fuse and put my order in for a L. Hopefully shows up this summer sometime.


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    Watched the Hardtail Party review of that spot...

    Watched the Hardtail Party review of that spot rocker, looks pretty fun


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    My inner XC nerd still kinda shocked me with how...

    My inner XC nerd still kinda shocked me with how much one weighed.


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    King Cages Steel or Ti are great, been running...

    King Cages Steel or Ti are great, been running those on a Ti Hardtail for years with only a few ejections when crashing riding S/T.

    I'm also a fan of the Lezyne Side load cages which I run on my...
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    Was very nearly murdered by a Lexus SUV today at...

    Was very nearly murdered by a Lexus SUV today at lunch on a road ride, but did have a fun ride on tacky trails w my son. Just made it out before skies opened up...
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    Thx toast! Will stick w 30 internal and decide...

    Thx toast! Will stick w 30 internal and decide before committing to something too wide. Likely would be running 2.3s now and then, though also considered just picking up a truly XC wheel set...
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    So while I wait for my (likely vaporware) LLS geo...

    So while I wait for my (likely vaporware) LLS geo Spec Fuse HT to arrive, what internal width rim is appropriate for 29x2.6? Is 30mm enough? Never have run anything wider than a 2.4, most of that...
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    Love the Claudio follow's, these are good as...

    Love the Claudio follow's, these are good as well, chasing Nino Shurter
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU0k0ChL3Bc
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLAf_qJF7dY

    My favorite MTB clip:...
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    God grief youíre giving that away! Someone...

    God grief youíre giving that away! Someone should buy this thing!!


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    Still have my Pivot 429sl w PM if I decide I want...

    Still have my Pivot 429sl w PM if I decide I want to toe the line again, but may sell it if that desire passes, might even race my Stumpy ST w some low rolling resistance tires, not sure itís that...
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    Bump back up, mine showed up today. Hand flex...

    Bump back up, mine showed up today. Hand flex feels smooth and pretty even, love the greenish see-thru topsheet. Think these are gonna be a blast.

    Thx Shorty_J for helping me push me over the...
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    Thought of this yesterday as I rode w/ couple...

    Thought of this yesterday as I rode w/ couple younger enduro-bros who I normally have little/no problem keeping up with on the down on my FS 100mm or 130mm trail bike (and I destroy the young'ins...
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    Go forth and ride, then bring back pics

    Still have that Yo Eddy? That thing looks awesome. Bikes have come soo far itís unbelievable.


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    Harmony Hill trails in Downingtown PA. Iíd never...

    Harmony Hill trails in Downingtown PA. Iíd never stopped for pictures here before since itís a really fast & flowy section, but this one did come out quite well.


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    Fun one w my son last night


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    Got a little too sendy yesterday.


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    Iím with Buttah on this o e, go find some hills...

    Iím with Buttah on this o e, go find some hills outside and drill it! Been riding my trail bike (no power meter) and still having fun and snagged a KOM uphill yesterday.


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    Yeah different strokes and all, but if youíre...

    Yeah different strokes and all, but if youíre wearing a half shell and goggles, you better be one hell of a good descender in my book. Look pro ride pro. In all reality, goggles on an XC ride seem...
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    One of my favorite trails starts from the lot...

    One of my favorite trails starts from the lot with a swoopy fast 20+ mph descent and when it's like that complete eye watering for first few minutes. I couldn't bring myself to resort to goggles...
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    Haven't done it lately, but have had IRL buddies...

    Haven't done it lately, but have had IRL buddies hop on to troll me like on Epic KOM. I wasn't prompted that they were joining. Just more of a new rider appearing and commenting "why aren't you...
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    Interesting re: oval chainrings, makes sense...

    Interesting re: oval chainrings, makes sense although most of my flat pedal experience has been on a bike w/ oval chainring so don't have a comparator. I'm solidly in the camp that I have to dial my...
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    SOOO MUCH THIS!! Got frustrated and pulled my 10+...

    SOOO MUCH THIS!! Got frustrated and pulled my 10+ yr old Ti SS off the wall for a while. Finally did find motivation, after some pretty good SS suffering, to mostly reduce the creak. It's as if the...
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    ^^^ looks fun Tried to get quick trail ride in...

    ^^^ looks fun

    Tried to get quick trail ride in before thunderstorms, which came in early. Really came down for on my pedal home...
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    ^^ Good info on those Ride's, might have to pick...

    ^^ Good info on those Ride's, might have to pick up a pair.

    My daughter is on some Odyssey which have been working pretty well, but are a bit thick. My son's Vitus came with some excellent ones,...
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    Riding has been unbelievably good lately, maybe driest April dirt I can remember. Squeaked one in between work and...
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    Brage wins pretty handidly, but all were...

    Brage wins pretty handidly, but all were impressive as hell. Semenuk does have best style though, multiple late can-cans (edit: or are they knack-knacks? i dunno) after some crazy flips etc
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    My Stumpy was squeaking a bit, while down for...

    My Stumpy was squeaking a bit, while down for some maintenance, broke out my old Ti SS. Good fun and so quick uphillhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210419/04cc297f728e856daaf432f7d3f1e1d7.jpg

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    Nicely done Benny, thatís no joke time. New goal...

    Nicely done Benny, thatís no joke time. New goal 45min?


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    Have and love Rustler 9s @180 for the 94...

    Have and love Rustler 9s @180 for the 94 underfoot which is super playful for my daily driver. Won't be until Dec until I get the Blaze on snow, but will owe ya that beer if it comes out.

    I'm...
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    Trigger = pulled on 179s. Will be lightest 50/50...

    Trigger = pulled on 179s. Will be lightest 50/50 (but really 80/20) setup I've ever had.

    Will be sending wifely complaints your way Shorty_J
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    Honestly 3 hr fit seems a bit excessive unless...

    Honestly 3 hr fit seems a bit excessive unless that's over a few sessions. I've never done it myself, but many friends have and found it worthwhile. You're almost certainly coming out with...
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    Keep going back/forth on re-mounting my old...

    Keep going back/forth on re-mounting my old Atomic Blogs w/ new Shifts or picking up the Blaze 106... this isn't helping, but is helpful info. So little info written up for this. Have OG Katanas...
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    Definitely agree w/ comments above about weight...

    Definitely agree w/ comments above about weight on hands/saddle angle and tweaking brake lever angle to reduce/remove the wrist bend. Also consider pushing saddle back on the rails a bit too.
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    My body has plenty of squishy spots after a...

    My body has plenty of squishy spots after a winter spent more skiing with kids than training?!?

    Did put a bunch of hard days on perfect trails in a row then got crushed on a big road ride...
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    Wow that's a good watch.

    Came for boobs, left inspired
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    Humid and hi 50s to start, 70 and sunny finish. ...

    Humid and hi 50s to start, 70 and sunny finish. 78 mi w 6200í in 4 hrs made for a tough one. Hard way to earn a donut
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    Yesterday was 2 weeks since #2 and my 5G...

    Yesterday was 2 weeks since #2 and my 5G reception is best it's ever been. Wife got her 2nd this week so 2 more weeks until we have go day-drinking while kids are in school like responsible parents.
  47. Not surprising, they were barely squeaking by...

    Not surprising, they were barely squeaking by Saturday afternoon down low when this pic was taken. Whiteface Sunday wasnít terribly far behind.


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    70* and dry trails, think Iím done indoors for...

    70* and dry trails, think Iím done indoors for the season. Rode solo at lunch and again w my 8 y/o daughter


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    Come on you know they match his shoes

    Come on you know they match his shoes
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    Highly recommend remote control for fans. Have a...

    Highly recommend remote control for fans. Have a floor stand oscillating one I picked up from Target pretty cheap w/ remote and an old box fan on the other side w/ a remote power switch ($10 off...
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