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  1. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Mine's a '12. Hated the chrome headlights and...

    Mine's a '12. Hated the chrome headlights and they were kinda beat anyway so I replaced.

    RS4- drool...
  2. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    I just read too many subaru forums and hear about...

    I just read too many subaru forums and hear about a lot of cylinder 4 blown pistons and spun bearings, and blown 5 speed transmissions. Mostly just when you start pushing big power with poorly...
  3. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    348231 Loving mine! In spite of the horror...

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    Loving mine! In spite of the horror stories it's been a great car so far. Limited as to what I can add to it for now by a warranty but that's not a bad thing.



    I don't know Audis...
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    Another Lake MXZ303 user here. Great shoe. Not...

    Another Lake MXZ303 user here. Great shoe. Not super warm for me when you get into single digits but survivable. Especially when the snow gets too deep and you end up walking. I pair with...
  5. Grip or Grip2? If Grip, Grip2 damper.

    Grip or Grip2? If Grip, Grip2 damper.
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    What kind of wheel, how new is it? There are big...

    What kind of wheel, how new is it? There are big differences in strength across brands but more across layups and generations of rims. I broke three in one season early on in the carbon wheel...
  7. Nice!

    Nice!
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    Riding and camping in Grand Junction

    Yeah, maybe. That would be sick but they're VERY EMPHATIC that there is no estimated opening date yet. BLM has to sign off the final trail (for phase 1) and a couple other procedural things have to...
  9. Nice. I should say, not heavy by any stretch. ...

    Nice. I should say, not heavy by any stretch. Should be a bomber build, and at a great price.
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    18 road is just OK, best for beginners but has a...

    18 road is just OK, best for beginners but has a couple fun flowy. Shitshow on weekends. Lunch Loops are awesome tech-flow with medium jumps and drops on Free Lunch and Pucker Up if you're into...
  11. Based on build at that weight I kinda assume 29,...

    Based on build at that weight I kinda assume 29, but they look smallish in the pics.
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    Dude. Awesome! Nice work! I surely would have...

    Dude. Awesome! Nice work! I surely would have failed to emerge from my bag/bivy at some point.
  13. Not in the market personally but... Wheel size?

    Not in the market personally but... Wheel size?
  14. Not in the market personally but it'd be a sick...

    Not in the market personally but it'd be a sick deal IMO, should go fast.

    I actually prefer this to the kashima but seems harder to get if it's not OEM.
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    The insurance is the killer with any shipping...

    The insurance is the killer with any shipping service and generally doubles the price for me with bikeflights. That said, itís worth paying for and bikeflights is still the best deal in town.
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    Insane!

    Insane!
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    If everythingís in good working order ie:...

    If everythingís in good working order ie: suspensionís been maintained, drivetrain isnít worn out, dropper works well, good tires, then itís worth $400 IMO.
  18. Is your fork 100 or 110 (boost)? Prolly 100 but...

    Is your fork 100 or 110 (boost)? Prolly 100 but maybe not. You need to measure it. That Sherman is likely 20x100, so if your wheel is 9mm QRx100 the adaptor I have *should* work.
  19. I actually believe I have a universal one, itís...

    I actually believe I have a universal one, itís 100mm wide, not boost.
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    If that doesnít work I have a couple 20mm x 110mm...

    If that doesnít work I have a couple 20mm x 110mm wheels Iíd send you for actual shipping cost if theyíll work for you. One is an Easton Haven, the otherís an Azonic Outlaw, wider and beefier.
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    Those forks are still sought after by the DJ...

    Those forks are still sought after by the DJ crowd, if you canít afford a custom lowered 36 or something newer. Good quality for the era and plentiful parts available. Theyíre hard to find and get...
  22. In the same boat but yeah, easy call. Not only is...

    In the same boat but yeah, easy call. Not only is it invaluable for me for riding, itís awesome just exploring and planning future rides and trips. AND Iím totally down to support what theyíve done....
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    I'm late to this party but keep in mind, the new...

    I'm late to this party but keep in mind, the new NN in large has a 475 reach, the XL is 500. BUT it also has a WAY steeper STA (77* vs 73*) which will put you much closer to the bars when seated. ...
  24. Thread: PSA

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    Whatís the inseam at a 32 waist?

    Whatís the inseam at a 32 waist?
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    Quality Rant in the spirit of this thread. Also,...

    Quality Rant in the spirit of this thread. Also, I agree wholeheartedly.
  26. So I measured it, itís 1Ē. Sorry to get your...

    So I measured it, itís 1Ē. Sorry to get your hopes up. Iíll keep an eye out. I would definitely check out the Pinkbike classifieds. You can filter by wheel size, travel, and axle configuration.
  27. Shit Man, just remembered, I think this is a 1Ē...

    Shit Man, just remembered, I think this is a 1Ē steerer tube. Part of why I couldnít use it. Iíll double check tomorrow. Might be able to source an adaptor? Pretty sure thatís what that shim is about...
  28. Iíve got an 80mm Marz MX Comp I actually paid...

    Iíve got an 80mm Marz MX Comp I actually paid good money for recently but it didnít suit my project.

    $50 shipped? Thatíll cover actual shipping and my time and a sixer. I paid $100+shipping....
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    Yeah bummer. Candle wax might be a good...

    Yeah bummer. Candle wax might be a good non-permanent method if youíre just trying to get it through the housing? I just end up using the standard crimped ferrule or whatever itís called for a...
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    Havenít tried this but I would think the...

    Havenít tried this but I would think the principle is the same as sweating pipes where you heat the fitting more than the solder stick. Try heating the cable end a lot? Not sure if this reply...
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    Whaaaaa??? Sure you can get 3000 miles out of...

    Whaaaaa??? Sure you can get 3000 miles out of that cassette but I've also worn a couple out in less. XO chains tend to last 500-700 miles for me, I've gotten 900 out of one so far. 11 speeds...
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    I was referrring to the original composite one,...

    I was referrring to the original composite one, hadn't seen that they re-did it in alloy. I'm sure the durability is improved. Their design concept makes sense on paper but I don't like the...
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    But they're so light it's worth it! This...

    But they're so light it's worth it!



    This is the deal for me, my knees are pretty fucked. Hard to reposition the foot too. TIME clipless, neutral float=knee friendly. Crankbros is the same...
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    To be fair, the ergonomics of the OneUp lever...

    To be fair, the ergonomics of the OneUp lever sucks balls IMO and it also has a well documented history of exploding.



    Yeah...



    True about the simplicity of their task yet many if not...
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    Did a dusk ride up there yesterday and got cold...

    Did a dusk ride up there yesterday and got cold on the downhill.
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    Wasatch Dirt Thread

    Some pics from the last week around the locale.
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    Nice Z, lookin good!

    Nice Z, lookin good!
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    Thanks! I'm intrigued as ever about the...

    Thanks! I'm intrigued as ever about the Dominions but sadly I couldn't get deal on them. Plus redundancy of parts across the quiver is nice.
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    Admire the effort but what exactly was the plan...

    Admire the effort but what exactly was the plan there?
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    Actually thatís not bad. Never thought Iíd have...

    Actually thatís not bad. Never thought Iíd have weight envy of a 30lb hardtail, hahaha.
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    For sure. I even prefer full finger on the road...

    For sure. I even prefer full finger on the road bike for that reason.
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    Just weighed the steel hardtail I just built up....

    Just weighed the steel hardtail I just built up. 32 lbs, same as my monster truck Firebird 29! Hahahahaha!
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    Me too! First ride? Slickrock. Did a lot of...

    Me too! First ride? Slickrock. Did a lot of sliding backward down the rock attached to my bike. Learned clipless by the end of the trip though!



    Hahaha that's how I feel. Nothing subtle...
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    Fuck it's fun. Really diggin getting teh grins...

    Fuck it's fun. Really diggin getting teh grins on mellower trails at less than mach looney. I'm old, broken, and scared and this bike is just what the doctor ordered right now. I would like a riot...
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    My latest adventure in bicycle consumerism. ...

    My latest adventure in bicycle consumerism. Impulse bought a black friday preorder Nimble Nine and got excited to build a proper hardtail. Couldn't resist at $600+$50 shipping, with headset,...
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    Pretty sure it's the master cylinder that's the...

    Pretty sure it's the master cylinder that's the problem so it's the lever internals you need. I think the kit you linked is the caliper pistons. My older Codes are getting sticky, not psyched about...
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    Wouldnít be surprised if they were only for OEM.

    Wouldnít be surprised if they were only for OEM.
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    My med Firebird29 with the XO level build, carbon...

    My med Firebird29 with the XO level build, carbon everything, and EXO tires comes in at 32 with pedals.

    Just built a steel hardtail with NO carbon and it feels about the same.

    Giant Defy...
  49. Wow, I would never think to look at that. Good...

    Wow, I would never think to look at that. Good detective work,good to know and keep in mind for the future.
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    Thanks! Rides real nice! It's not as...

    Thanks! Rides real nice! It's not as progressive as some, I'd go so far as to say middle of the road geo anymore; 66* HTA, 77* STA, 450 reach in med. Feels short seated with that STA, which makes...
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