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  1. If you're on a 29er, 200/203 rotors up front are...

    If you're on a 29er, 200/203 rotors up front are mandatory as far as I'm concerned. That said, I have a hard time believing that Code RSCs don't give you enough stop even with a 180 rotor. Sounds...
  2. Whoa, wild! Different character of bike! Stoked...

    Whoa, wild! Different character of bike! Stoked to see your build.

    Are those the only wheels you have for your 5.5? If you have some lower end ones, consider offering a lower price with those...
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    I put about 3000 miles on a set of their carbon...

    I put about 3000 miles on a set of their carbon wheels. Decent engagement, loud. As mentioned, had more drag than most. I bent a rear axle, which was weird. I do like to huck but Iím only 140 lbs...
  4. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Holy shit.

    Holy shit.
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    Awesome Man, good work!

    Awesome Man, good work!
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    Awesome! Who gets the bike?

    Awesome! Who gets the bike?
  7. Whatíd you get?

    Whatíd you get?
  8. Hahahah, too true! OP, dropping off the granny...

    Hahahah, too true!

    OP, dropping off the granny might be a red herring because that shit just happens from time to time when running a triple, or double rig up front. Properly adjusted limit...
  9. Can I ask another stupid Derailleur/dropped chain question?

    Heís talking about the front derailleur. XXXer, still the highest asian canuck we know! NTTAWWT! [emoji23]

    Also, straightening a hanger is only useful to get you home if you donít have a spare on...
  10. Sure, I get it. You can make them work *OK* with...

    Sure, I get it. You can make them work *OK* with some tinkering. Lots of associated issues to me though.

    I've found most gear ranges are workable with a cheap 1X conversion anymore. Most people...
  11. Meh, it's not the difficulty of adjusting it,...

    Meh, it's not the difficulty of adjusting it, it's that they suck and are unnecessary. Carry on.
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    Looked at your ad. A few points: Seems like a...

    Looked at your ad. A few points: Seems like a pretty good price. That said, you're usually gonna end up dropping it some from initial asking. Don't know how many bikes you've sold and shipped but...
  13. Just get rid of that shit.

    Just get rid of that shit.
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    ^^^ Thatís my M.O. Just sold a really high...

    ^^^ Thatís my M.O.

    Just sold a really high end small on PB. There are fewer size small bikes and buyers but the buyers are more motivated once they find something they like. Patience is...
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    Pedal clips are bad, handlebar clips can be...

    Pedal clips are bad, handlebar clips can be worse.

    I was moving pretty quick down the LCC trail and a spindly, branchless little tree on the inside of a corner grabbed my bars and sent me...
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    Kneepads guys! I learned long ago not to get on...

    Kneepads guys! I learned long ago not to get on the mountain bike without them, no matter the trail. I'll find a way to bash my stem or frame even while climbing, or crash for no good reason. ...
  17. Did Ultimate when I was there, awesome combo....

    Did Ultimate when I was there, awesome combo. Fast and flowy up top, steep and gnarly below. Martha creek was awesome. Snow up top in September when I did it.

    I didnít make it to Keystone...
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    I donít know anyone who would get pissed off...

    I donít know anyone who would get pissed off about any of this, do you? Sounds like you want to piss people off for whatever reason. Thatís on you.

    If you love your XT 11, thatís great, cheers. ...
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    Looks like it is 62" but if bigger, then it's a...

    Looks like it is 62" but if bigger, then it's a $50 flat rate. I assume each way. That's still not bad. I think it used to be $125 each way IIRC.
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    This. Shimano's been off the back on...

    This.

    Shimano's been off the back on drivetrains for years, ever since X9 came out, IMO. The shifter ergonomics and click feel are terrible to me. The clamps, pods, and brake levers are...
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    Dude you can buy these for $55 on the webs all...

    Dude you can buy these for $55 on the webs all day. Seen them as low as $33. Is this so hard?
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    It actually works. Just not a very elegant way...

    It actually works. Just not a very elegant way to get it done. I am a fan of their oval rings, not sure if they're any better than the rest though. If you have their cranks though, you can clock...
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    That would be fucking gold! Saw a set of these...

    That would be fucking gold!

    Saw a set of these in the Rotor US HQ the other day. Someone had sent them in for a bearing service. The tech was like "I don't know what we're gonna do with these". ...
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    Yeah this. Depending on the thickness, like...

    Yeah this.

    Depending on the thickness, like Shelter Tape, it can protect carbon from structural damage.
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    Shelter Tape is well worth it for for down tube...

    Shelter Tape is well worth it for for down tube and stays. Gives you more than just cosmetic protection. Pricey but when you look at how much your frame is worth, it's worth it. The "shop roll" is...
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    The cassette itself. SRAM 11 and 12s sometimes...

    The cassette itself. SRAM 11 and 12s sometimes do this. I cleaned and lubed the interface between the cassette and the threaded locking collar, and also the pins securing the 50t. Creak gone.
    ...
  27. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    He was there monitoring (?) a pancaked trailer in...

    He was there monitoring (?) a pancaked trailer in the ditch when I went by and traffic was moving smoothly. Must have just missed it. On my way up at 115ish that accident had happened and westbound...
  28. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Lower Hollyís is good, the climbing trail is...

    Lower Hollyís is good, the climbing trail is separated from the DH trail.
  29. Dude, get Gephardt, seriously! ...

    Dude, get Gephardt, seriously!

    https://kutv.com/news/get-gephardt/need-to-get-gephardt-call-or-email-us

    I work at the U and itís said a lot that they have a very low threshold for settling...
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    Iím scared shitless of CB products too but a...

    Iím scared shitless of CB products too but a friendís on these now and they do look good. Nice weight, normal spokes and nipples, and i9 Hydra hubs. Weíll see how they hold up.
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    Damn sorry Man. Was ridin up there yesterday and...

    Damn sorry Man. Was ridin up there yesterday and heard that news. Sounds like she had good run, still gettin after it at 68. And like you said, prolly not a bad way to go.

    RIP Cyndi.
  32. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    For sure. The only thing consistent in CC is itís...

    For sure. The only thing consistent in CC is itís inconsistency.

    Worked on new directional DH trail connecting to Maple Hollow. Supposed to be ďadvanced intermediate ď. Whatever, but it was...
  33. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I was already done but, a friend of a friend got...

    I was already done but, a friend of a friend got her tire snagged in one of those ruts yesterday and knocked herself out. She came around and got out on her own power but ended up with an orbital...
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    They've been awesome for me. Which ones are they...

    They've been awesome for me. Which ones are they at Go Ride?
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    Also, can't believe this hasn't been covered...

    Also, can't believe this hasn't been covered but...

    Pick a bar diameter and be a dick about it!
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    XXX-er, the stonedest Asian Canuck we know! :D ...

    XXX-er, the stonedest Asian Canuck we know! :D

    I'm on my first 35s, Chromag BZA, carbon. It seems silly that the 35s are so stiff that a selling point of these bars is that they engineer flex...
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    Insane!

    Insane!
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    Welp, the weather held up great and I raced the...

    Welp, the weather held up great and I raced the Saturday Super-D and the Sunday DH at Sundance. Managed to sneak onto the podium Saturday in 3rd behind Chris Canfield, and local Gravity Coach Mark...
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    Time to retire. [emoji23]

    Time to retire. [emoji23]
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    Holy crap! He's not far off me!

    Holy crap! He's not far off me!
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    So am I if itís not pissing rain or spitting...

    So am I if itís not pissing rain or spitting lightning. Yikes! See ya there!
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    LOL did I offend you buttah? Don't get your...

    LOL did I offend you buttah? Don't get your panties in a bunch, I'm just fuckin with ya.

    Oh, also run 170 on the road bike. With my inseam I'm sure I could be fine with 175 but like buttah, I...
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    You are. You are funny. LOL Always felt the...

    You are. You are funny. LOL

    Always felt the 2.5mm increments were silly but if that's what works for ya, you rock it.
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    Been liking the 170mm OneUP. Plenty of drop for...

    Been liking the 170mm OneUP. Plenty of drop for me. Limited knee flexion here so it's enough that it's at my limit when slammed.



    Hahaha.
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    Jamal I assume you've checked this but just in...

    Jamal I assume you've checked this but just in case; is there a cassette spacer between the cassette and the flange that you can take out?
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    Anyone running 165mm cranks on a 29-er?

    Running 170s for the last three trail bikes. Also had 165s on the DH bike, felt short but fine for that application. Iím an anatomic freak; 5í7Ē, 33Ē inseam.
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    29Ē Carbon Wheelset Recommendations

    Broke 3 Derbys in one season but they were first gen standard layup. Replaced with the ďHDĒ layup and they were bomber. Think theyíre still rolling under another Mag up in BC.

    E13s were bomber...
  48. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Wasatch 2019

    Right?! JFC. I guess the Bird exceeding 700 inches should be celebrated but itís fucking memorial day!

    Never been too excited about riding pavement but itís been a good year to own a road bike.
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    Done!

    Done!
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    +1 for Wahoo. Way better than my old Polar. ...

    +1 for Wahoo. Way better than my old Polar. Seems very consistent.
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