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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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    Any auto parts dealer will have that grease gun.

    Any auto parts dealer will have that grease gun.
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    So each ride removes about $12 in value. good to...

    So each ride removes about $12 in value.
    good to know.

    I get that.
    But, in this case, it's basically a new tire that's had Stan's in it.
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    The only caveat I'd add was touched on slightly...

    The only caveat I'd add was touched on slightly but should be stressed. Some dampers are not fully sealed. The Grip 2 Foxes, for instance.
    You have to use the PFTE infused Fox oil in the damper...
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    Figured this might be a good place for this....

    Figured this might be a good place for this. Selling a Schwalbe Rock Razor in the new Super Trail/Addix Speedgrip, 29x2.35, with literally three weeks on it.
    Great fast rear tire.
    $50 + shipping
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    The funny part is the original DHR was such a...

    The funny part is the original DHR was such a terrible tire that most were running DHFs front and rear. When the DHR II came around everybody started running it front and rear
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    Call CK, they usually answer the phone.

    Call CK, they usually answer the phone.
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    Anyone else hoping to see him cut a big hole in...

    Anyone else hoping to see him cut a big hole in the ice and go in?

    Just me, huh?
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    I was thinking about the wolf tooth adaptor

    I was thinking about the wolf tooth adaptor
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    Is it the hydraulic actuator version or cable?...

    Is it the hydraulic actuator version or cable?
    If hydraulic, the fluid could have just gotten too thick from the cold.
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    People, seriously... I realize listening (in...

    People, seriously...
    I realize listening (in this case reading) is a lost art but my God, did any of you bother to read the posts you're commenting on?

    Once more. This time please, pretty please...
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    Nope, you misunderstood. IF you clean your...

    Nope, you misunderstood. IF you clean your drivetrain once a month or so and drip lube, it takes more time than hot wax with no cleaning.
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    Naa, jus havin fun. Honestly. my point was not...

    Naa, jus havin fun.
    Honestly. my point was not that everyone should wax. But yes, I personally feel cleaning your drivetrain is important and IF you do that frequently, hot waxing doesn't really...
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    So, as a former bike shop manager, you really...

    So, as a former bike shop manager, you really recommend repeatedly dragging your bike through mud and tomahawking down rocky hillsides without ever doing "meaningless bike maintenance" such as basic...
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    Sarcasm font! That just hit me as awesome. Well...

    Sarcasm font!
    That just hit me as awesome. Well played.
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    SCHWALBE UPDATE Fool me once.., fool me...

    SCHWALBE UPDATE

    Fool me once.., fool me twice..,
    Yea I know, me too.
    However...

    After being promised, year after year, that the new compound will fix everything (you know, kind of like Avid...
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    Hey non-cleaning drippers. More power to ya. ...

    Hey non-cleaning drippers. More power to ya.
    Speaking as a former bike shop owner; we LOVE customers who look at maintenance as a waste of time and effort. Thanks for supporting the American dream!...
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    Never have to or just never do? Rock n Roll used...

    Never have to or just never do?
    Rock n Roll used to be my lube choice and probably still would be if I didn't see such a huge difference between that and waxing.
    When I would clean my chain, off...
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    I understand your point. But it takes me about 3...

    I understand your point.
    But it takes me about 3 minutes to change out my chain before a ride if I have to.
    Doing the actual waxing takes me almost no time (It just sits in the crockpot, getting...
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    You didn't read the whole post. To do drip lube...

    You didn't read the whole post.
    To do drip lube CORRECTLY.
    IOWs, thoroughly cleaning the chain inside and out, removing it, letting it soak in solvent, brushing the grit out, blowing the solvent...
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    OK, this may be getting a little silly. OK, a lot...

    OK, this may be getting a little silly. OK, a lot silly.
    And yes, it might be slightly my fault. ;)
    Let me explain why I do what I do.
    Nothing against Toast, I generally agree with what he has to...
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    It's just too much fun to stop. That and the...

    It's just too much fun to stop.
    That and the fact that a grade 2 separated shoulder is keeping me off the bike and skis and I'm bored as hell.
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    A drop of squirt on each roller before every 2-3...

    A drop of squirt on each roller before every 2-3 rides.
    As far as the chain link thing, yeah, you got me there. If removing a quick link is truly an issue then by all means, drip away. :cool:
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    OK, this is what I don't get. The big complaint...

    OK, this is what I don't get.
    The big complaint against hot waxing is the time factor, right?
    However, yes, the quote above is the right way to do the daily drip-on method. And repeat every, what,...
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    Triflow might be the worst lube you can put on a...

    Triflow might be the worst lube you can put on a chain
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    Actually, that factory grease is really good and...

    Actually, that factory grease is really good and mixes nicely with the wax when heated. Leave it in.
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