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    Another reason to tilt is to shorten the...

    Another reason to tilt is to shorten the chainstay/steepen the seat tube angle.
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    He hooked me up, and provided lots of...

    He hooked me up, and provided lots of entertainment over the years. Take my money.
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    Good to know about the cs. I heard Bulls are...

    Good to know about the cs. I heard Bulls are dropping Brose next year. If I could get my hands on a Bulls/Bosch fatty I'd be all over it.

    I like Brose drives, I've sold a pile of them and not had...
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    Discovered that we sell Fantic bikes here. They...

    Discovered that we sell Fantic bikes here. They make a fat bike with a Brose drive. I told the boss to bring in a size L so i could consider it. :)
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    I found a manufacturer that makes an extension...

    I found a manufacturer that makes an extension kit to mod a TSDZ2 to 120mm. I have a TSDZ2 in a box, I think it needs to be mounted on my fat bike.
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    Rode my analog Orbea Occam today. Even though I...

    Rode my analog Orbea Occam today. Even though I can get an Obrea Wild or Rise ebike at cost I'm going to pass.
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    My 10yo Taco has 97k km (~60k mi). Only gas, oil...

    My 10yo Taco has 97k km (~60k mi). Only gas, oil and tires so far. The brakes are getting low, I'll probably do them soon. Nice thing about Tacomas is they depreciate slower than the Tundra. I saw a...
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    Did you use a maul?

    Did you use a maul?
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    Fat bb is 100 or 120mm.

    Fat bb is 100 or 120mm.
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    Took the Orbea Wild for a ride today. First thing...

    Took the Orbea Wild for a ride today. First thing i noticed was the 160mm cranks. So tiny. Spin spin spin. Once I got on the trail the tiny cranks were awsome. It took a bit to wrap my head around...
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    I was and still am looking into that for myself....

    I was and still am looking into that for myself. I want a torque sensing mid drive.

    There are very few mid drives with fat BBs. If you're ok with cadence sensing a BBS02 is an option. I dont want...
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    Its only a size L, it feels a little small but I...

    Its only a size L, it feels a little small but I think I'll manage to have some fun. There is an XL Rise in the store but the boss might not appreciate me taking a $12k bike for the weekend.

    What...
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    Rode an Orbea Wild home for the weekend. Gonna go...

    Rode an Orbea Wild home for the weekend. Gonna go hit the trails I'm normally too trashed to enjoy.

    Looking forward to fat bike season so I can go rip it up on a shitmano mid drive.

    Is demo...
  14. My daughters are 20, 22 and 24. I never worried...

    My daughters are 20, 22 and 24. I never worried about them being sexually active but my wife made sure they were on birth control and knew that being a teen mom would limit thier freedom. We just had...
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    Holy fuck! "$600.00 or 4 interest-free...

    Holy fuck!

    "$600.00
    or 4 interest-free payments of $250.00 with Afterpay"

    Interest free! Sounds great!
  16. Mount it to a mechanical bull mechanism....

    Mount it to a mechanical bull mechanism. Extreeeeme trainer riding. Someone call Redbull.
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    AAA is for people that dont drive Toyotas or are...

    AAA is for people that dont drive Toyotas or are space cadets.
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    Ive got L&M permanently wired to my Ebike...

    Ive got L&M permanently wired to my Ebike commuter it's been flawless for 2 years of 5 days a week 48 weeks a year use. I have a Lyzne and a Blackburn both have been awesome. Blackburn is 4yo, Lyzne...
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    I just got $1300 for a 2015 Giant Reign 2 that...

    I just got $1300 for a 2015 Giant Reign 2 that was $2400 after tax when new. That's fucked up. I listed it as ridden hard and put away wet and dirty. Fork never serviced but functional. Newish Maxxis...
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    I saw a video (that i cant find) where the guy...

    I saw a video (that i cant find) where the guy did a basic ghetto tubless install but instead of cutting off the excess tube he contact cemented it to the outside of the tire sidewall. It made it...
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    GFCI receptacles are better than breakers unless...

    GFCI receptacles are better than breakers unless you're doing a new branch circuit then they're equal but the breakers are more money. GFCI breakers/receptacles do not prevent fires, they prevent...
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    From what I've read the alu bolt issue is mostly...

    From what I've read the alu bolt issue is mostly on the aluminum frame (H series), it has happened but far less often on the carbon frames (M series). I have one ordered for my M10 because why take...
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    Occam owners. The bike shop i work at has about 5...

    Occam owners. The bike shop i work at has about 5 or 6 North Shore Billet Occam derailleur hangers. I have one in my camel bak, if you need one drop me a pm.
  24. Im partial to milfs in yoga pants in the bike...

    Im partial to milfs in yoga pants in the bike store sitting on a variety of bikes.
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    Ahh, zee luftkappe. Goot wit schlumpff and hammer...

    Ahh, zee luftkappe. Goot wit schlumpff and hammer schmitt ya?
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    fix it so the intonation Would not offend yer ear

    fix it so the intonation
    Would not offend yer ear
  27. The little lynx taking down a mule deer was...

    The little lynx taking down a mule deer was impressive.
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    I run mine toobless.

    I run mine toobless.
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    What year Occam? I'm considering a 28toval on...

    What year Occam? I'm considering a 28toval on mine but heard 28t dragged the chain on the chainstay.
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    The bike doesnt matter so much when a spandex...

    The bike doesnt matter so much when a spandex wearing milf comes into the shop and nestles that peachka down on a bike seat.
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    I put a BBS02 on a 20+ yo bullit for a 70yo guy...

    I put a BBS02 on a 20+ yo bullit for a 70yo guy for cruising rail trail.
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    The boss took the carbon wild to ride.

    The boss took the carbon wild to ride.
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    Orbea Rise M10 xl. Golly gee wizz. Anybody wanna...

    Orbea Rise M10 xl. Golly gee wizz. Anybody wanna buy near new Orbea Occam xl
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    I had to increase the volume spacer in my Occam....

    I had to increase the volume spacer in my Occam. Moar pressure worked but at the cost of small bump smoothness. The spacer let me maintain the nice active suspension but stopped the bottoming out....
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    I had a shitty cheap Admiral DW I installed in...

    I had a shitty cheap Admiral DW I installed in about 1995 in a shitty house I owned. I talked to the new owner and the thing was still running last fall. Sure it was noisy like a table saw in the...
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    Get a wooden thread spool. Nail a bunch of...

    Get a wooden thread spool. Nail a bunch of finishing nail around one end. Braid your own rope out of floss (or whatever) or just use a shifter cable.
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    ... and ya, I'm a complete asshole.

    ... and ya, I'm a complete asshole.
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    Got an Orbea Rise in xl supposed to show up next...

    Got an Orbea Rise in xl supposed to show up next week. I might have to go rip around in Kal park with it. They claim 36.5lbs!! I'll be taking that up trails that no bike should be able to climb :)
  40. And she never has to show up.

    And she never has to show up.
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    Funnier still is how it triggers you. I also...

    Funnier still is how it triggers you.

    I also exceed tje posted limit and roll stop signs in my automobiles.
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    I'm now an older maggot with the same truck....

    I'm now an older maggot with the same truck. 97,000km on the odometer now. Looking around online locally people are asking 30,000cad for the same truck with more km. Fuck me, list on it was 31500 10...
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    Type outline.com/ in front of the url and ta...

    Type outline.com/ in front of the url and ta fucking da, paywall defeated.


    Outline.com/https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/08/pandemic-american-shoppers-nightmare/619650/
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    Like toast said, its all about heat dissipation....

    Like toast said, its all about heat dissipation. Fancy schmancy ice tech rotors would help too.
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    Have you tried finned brake pads? That and a...

    Have you tried finned brake pads? That and a 203mm rotor on the rear will help, that was my solution for the 3000' decent I rode often on my Reign.
  46. Subsonic .22 They're quiet and deadly, better...

    Subsonic .22 They're quiet and deadly, better than a pellet gun. They dont work in my Ruger 10-22 semi auto, not enough kick to push the bolt back. I guess they work but you have to pull the bolt...
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    You finally figured out she's a dood.

    You finally figured out she's a dood.
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    My commuter bike has Magura MT5e brakes. Pads are...

    My commuter bike has Magura MT5e brakes. Pads are getting thin. Availabe pads are jagwire with 4 individual pads. On the bike are original magura pads on on each side. Jagwire pads are $11. Anyone...
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    If price is your major driving factor go for it....

    If price is your major driving factor go for it. If you want a good bike, run away. I sell & fix e-bikes, Rad's are not the worst but they're most def on the low end of the quality spectrum. If you...
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    DT Swiss hub question. To make a short story...

    DT Swiss hub question.

    To make a short story long, I smashed my rim on a rock and got a good dent in it. For entertainment I decided to try to straighten it (Sourced new rim at LBS as plan A (You...
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