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  1. FOX 38 Perf Elite 29"/170mm w/ factory fender

    2021 that just had the CSU changed out at Fox. 44mm Offset.
    Performance Elite is same as Factory minus the delicate Kashima.
    Comes with the factory bolt-on fender.

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    Yes

    Yes
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    Don't be embarrassed. That is a very nice tool...

    Don't be embarrassed. That is a very nice tool and I like the idea that the tube goes past the valve stem into the tire. That keeps the core from getting all gummed up with sealant.
    Way better than...
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    Strictly a subjective feel. I've been on ME7s...

    Strictly a subjective feel.
    I've been on ME7s since they first came out, replacing them every three years or so. These do seem to feel slightly tighter than previous models.
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    Endura Pakajak What does a Scottish company know...

    Endura Pakajak
    What does a Scottish company know about rain, right?
    Priced in the $50-$70 neighborhood.
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    Shimano really does offer tremendous customer...

    Shimano really does offer tremendous customer service. They have always been my favorite company to deal with.
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    X5 or 6 on the ME7s I'm on the newest version,...

    X5 or 6 on the ME7s
    I'm on the newest version, the ME702, (the army green ones) and they seem to fit slightly tighter than the previous versions. (A good thing)
    Also, the whole Shimano shoe to...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPw-3e_pzqU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPw-3e_pzqU
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    Oury grips fit that description. I love the ESI...

    Oury grips fit that description.
    I love the ESI pure silicone, Super Chunky, grips but they are a little soft for what you're talkin about
  10. WFF (want for free) Building a Lil Ripper Bike for a Bud's Kid. Need Parts

    A very well deserving bro, who's always helping out everyone, has a son who is an absolute ripper on a scary bike.
    I'd like to surprise him with something cool.
    I have a used XX1 11sp drivetrain, a...
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    Chain should be fine. Check B tension and then...

    Chain should be fine.
    Check B tension and then adjust cable barrel 1-2 clicks clockwise.
    Then buy Shimano TL-CN42.
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    That's why I always took issue with calling the...

    That's why I always took issue with calling the Megavalanche an enduro.
    It's always been a Super D.
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    But isn't the objective of the ML to have a...

    But isn't the objective of the ML to have a floating instant center (The "V" in VPP) which allows you to move it throughout the travel, whereas the HL has a fixed IC? I realize this was a bigger...
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    But that's exactly what I'm talking about. From...

    But that's exactly what I'm talking about.
    From the bikes I've tested, ML bikes seem to do a whole lot better at giving you your cake and eating it. They go down as well as HLs but, in my...
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    But isn't that the issue with HL? It's a...

    But isn't that the issue with HL?
    It's a tradeoff between active and efficient. By choosing the 75% anti-squat, they were choosing active. Bump that number up for pedaling efficiency and you lose...
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    Super D was awesome :biggrin:

    Super D was awesome :biggrin:
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    That's awesome, you did a senior project. That...

    That's awesome, you did a senior project.
    That explains why you know waaay more than people with the same education (or better) who do this every day.
    If only the bicycle world knew about you....
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    Specialized, with all their resources, had more...

    Specialized, with all their resources, had more time on horst links than the rest of the industry put together and they couldn't stop them from bobbing. Weird ass rear shock systems, different size...
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    Yeah all the work in suspension design over the...

    Yeah all the work in suspension design over the last several years by guys like Weigle amounted to nothing.
    Just marketing
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    No, the crux of my argument was far more simple....

    No, the crux of my argument was far more simple. I wrote it in a later post:

    "My point was that the current group of multi link bikes have taken suspension to a whole new level that can't be...
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    Evil is a multi link system. Different approach,...

    Evil is a multi link system. Different approach, similar concept. Sorry about the syntax.
    You may be right about the current Yeti, I recalled reading about the original switch which I thought (and...
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    And would any of those brands (with the exception...

    And would any of those brands (with the exception of GG's cult following-I don't "get it", Specialized's size and $, and YT's cheapness) be considered current industry leaders? Are any of them...
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    Not necessarily joking but definitely...

    Not necessarily joking but definitely tongue-in-cheek.
    Horst links were the best things running until VPP brought in the multi-link bikes. I had the last TRUE horst-link, built by Horst Leitner, the...
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    Buy a 2-3 year old Ibis, Pivot, Santa Cruz,...

    Buy a 2-3 year old Ibis, Pivot, Santa Cruz, Evil,...
    Far better off.
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    Horst-links were awesome 25 years ago, less...

    Horst-links were awesome 25 years ago, less awesome 15 years ago, unheard of (other than Spec) for the last 8 or so.
    Specialized didn't "catch on" they just refused to part with a designed they paid...
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    Easy, outdated technology. They're horst-links...

    Easy, outdated technology.
    They're horst-links in a world of multiple link frames.

    Kinda like pre-2021 Specialized
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    I've put OneUp Switch rings on three Shimano 12...

    I've put OneUp Switch rings on three Shimano 12 sp, including my own.
    No issues at all.
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    While you're waiting for the fondue to heat up......

    While you're waiting for the fondue to heat up...

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    I'm thinking, if you keep those growing, you...

    I'm thinking, if you keep those growing, you might just grow a Tannus liner from the inside.
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    I've been very impressed with the new NN in the...

    I've been very impressed with the new NN in the super-ground as a rear tire.
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    Unlike many, you actually learned :wink:

    Unlike many, you actually learned :wink:
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    You are correct. First thing we teach a newby...

    You are correct. First thing we teach a newby bike "tech".
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    Yup, very slim chance of success. Buy a new stem...

    Yup, very slim chance of success.
    Buy a new stem


    And this:
    https://www.amazon.com/CDI-Torque-Products-T-Handle-Screwdriver/dp/B00C4Z00Q8
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    The last 3' drop at the bottom of Quemazon, If...

    The last 3' drop at the bottom of Quemazon, If you launch it, you clear the rutted rocks and are fine.
    If you get bucked badly by the previous rock, losing all momentum, and lame duck it over?...
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    This combo 371568 371569

    This combo

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    Same thing a month ago with my Cane Creek (pretty...

    Same thing a month ago with my Cane Creek (pretty sure it's the same rebranded pump)
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    I just felt a little pee come out

    I just felt a little pee come out
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    While not actually a part of my bike... 371564

    While not actually a part of my bike...

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    Forks without rebound adjustment take two of the...

    Forks without rebound adjustment take two of the small crush washers.
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    Wire bead is only avail in their Performance...

    Wire bead is only avail in their Performance line.
    Unless they've changed, Schwalbe's Performance line is not tubeless compatible. I know because Schwalbe told me so after I blew a friend's tire of...
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    What he said. I've run X2s on my V1 Bronson, V3...

    What he said.
    I've run X2s on my V1 Bronson, V3 Nomad, and now my Ripmo. To me, it's the best air shock made but, baring new voodoo, no air shock will ever be a coil.
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    I wouldn't be so quick to give up on the 36. The...

    I wouldn't be so quick to give up on the 36. The 36 is a very good fork, especially so with the updated one. What you're describing is not at all normal with this fork and indicates an issue with the...
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    Check the connection between the housing ferrule...

    Check the connection between the housing ferrule and the post. You'll notice the OneUp has a very shallow shoulder holding the ferrule in place. Maybe 1/8" at best. Any side pressure on the cable can...
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    No butthurtedness at all. I have no love or...

    No butthurtedness at all. I have no love or affiliation with Kenda.
    This is supposed to be a forum where people are asking for actual knowledgeable advice. It'd be nice if they could get it.
    I'm...
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    Thank you. Point made. If your only experience is...

    Thank you. Point made. If your only experience is from a totally different tire made 10 years ago, do you really have anything relevant to add?
    It's like saying, "Nomads suck. I rode one in 2005."
    ...
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    My wife is 5'1"-105 and this past year she moved...

    My wife is 5'1"-105 and this past year she moved from a XS Juliana Furtado (women's 5010) to a Sm Juliana Maverick (women's Hightower) and absolutely loves the Maverick. I was concerned with the...
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    I love this shit. Kenda completely redesigned...

    I love this shit.
    Kenda completely redesigned the tire. There is no comparison to the Nev of old. I decided to try it because every review of it was overwhelming praise.
    I personally know of four...
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    Finish Line makes a nice little injection pump...

    Finish Line makes a nice little injection pump gun with the right tip that you can use with the Phil Wood grease tube
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    I put several people on to the new Nevegal and...

    I put several people on to the new Nevegal and they've all been super happy with it as a rear tire.
    Just enough knob to hold well but super fast rolling
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    I got that exact Park one (minus the logo) and...

    I got that exact Park one (minus the logo) and the tip adapter from Autozone.
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