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  1. Thread: Ripmo AF

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    I've got a buddy with an XL V1 that has about one...

    I've got a buddy with an XL V1 that has about one month of use in bug zapper.
    $2200
  2. Thread: Ripmo AF

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    What size frame?

    What size frame?
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    Wow, I'd love to hear your description of the...

    Wow, I'd love to hear your description of the process of actually riding a bike.
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    Mags, seriously, it isn't actually time consuming...

    Mags, seriously, it isn't actually time consuming IF you use a crock pot and a two chain rotation. That's the only real issue; do you want to buy two chains? IMO, rotating two chains is a good way to...
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    what he said

    what he said
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    Believe it or not... ...

    Believe it or not...

    https://www.modernbike.com/product-2126218709
    This is what I use. (I'm a dealer for their ski products)
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    https://www.amazon.com/MicroLubrol-MOLYBDENUM-DISU...

    https://www.amazon.com/MicroLubrol-MOLYBDENUM-DISULFIDE-Powder-micron/dp/B00B2NBAOY/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=powdered+molybdenum+lube&qid=1605635186&sr=8-1
    I've been in Los Alamos for about 8...
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    Yes, but that isn't the only goal. The advantage...

    Yes, but that isn't the only goal.
    The advantage of waxing is that it gives you that clean, quiet performance for several weeks rather than days.
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    Both powdered Teflon and Moly are pretty cheap so...

    Both powdered Teflon and Moly are pretty cheap so I figured "like brown sugar in baked beans, mo is betta" and just dump some in. I added the Moly after being told by a chemistry nerd riding buddy (I...
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    I've been doing this for a few years now. Nothing...

    I've been doing this for a few years now. Nothing else comes close.
    Works best if you use a two chain rotation. That way you can switch when the chain starts getting noisy and recook when...
  11. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I think both the Goodridge mentioned and Jagwires...

    I think both the Goodridge mentioned and Jagwires should work
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    No humbleness at all. That's pure brag😎

    No humbleness at all. That's pure brag😎
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    I did Lion's Back in my built Cherokee back in...

    I did Lion's Back in my built Cherokee back in the day
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    😎 I'd be willing to bet that I'm probably the...

    😎
    I'd be willing to bet that I'm probably the oldest guy on this thread
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    When did this thread turn into the old Coots...

    When did this thread turn into the old Coots guide to how awesome Moab used to be?
  16. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Sram master cylinders are full of nooks and...

    Sram master cylinders are full of nooks and crannies that air bubbles hide in.
    They also don't have the valving that Shimano has to deal with small amounts air.
    That's why it takes all kinds of...
  17. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Shimano Cable Grease

    Shimano Cable Grease
  18. Thread: Ask the experts

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    The Jagwire is a good product but I really like...

    The Jagwire is a good product but I really like the new Shimano top level inner cable, the one with the fibers, especially if you use the cable grease.
    The fibers hold on to the grease really nice...
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    First Moab experience was 2001 24 Hrs of Moab...

    First Moab experience was 2001 24 Hrs of Moab race. Team "Cooking with Chamois Butter"
    Hung out and rode there for the next week.
  20. Thread: Ask the experts

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    The aforementioned plastic insert can come out...

    The aforementioned plastic insert can come out when you pull the cranks. That's why I suggested checking to make sure it's still there.
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    For years I had problems with my hands going numb...

    For years I had problems with my hands going numb on rides from carpal tunnel.
    I went with the SQ Labs instead of the Ergons and the results have been amazing. They keep my wrist from rotating down...
  22. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I believe it's 24mm on one side and 22mm on the...

    I believe it's 24mm on one side and 22mm on the other. The small side bottom bracket bearing should have a plastic insert on the ID
  23. Thread: Ask the experts

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    one other thing to check. GXP crank spindles are...

    one other thing to check. GXP crank spindles are cut down on one side. Make sure the bottom bracket bearing on that side is the correct ID to match
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    So you went up Porcupine Rim and down Sand Flats...

    So you went up Porcupine Rim and down Sand Flats Road.
    That's just too much funny.
    I think I would have given up the sport
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    What size?...

    What size?
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/335661-FS-Mavic-shoes-closeout-MTB-Road-and-Tri?highlight=
  26. Thread: Ask the experts

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    go to any bike shop. They'll have more little...

    go to any bike shop. They'll have more little plastic spindle spacers then they know what to do with
  27. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Because 2.5 mm is a lot of space. I'm guessing he...

    Because 2.5 mm is a lot of space. I'm guessing he doesn't have that big a gap
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    Now you've hit on the real problem. The cost &...

    Now you've hit on the real problem.
    The cost & expertise of building a real 4X4 used to be a nice gatekeeper. Now $300 gets any idiot a day
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    I'd guess it t would get real old. Satan won't...

    I'd guess it t would get real old. Satan won't visit Moab in July and August
  30. Thread: Ask the experts

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    The bb spacers might be too thick for what he's...

    The bb spacers might be too thick for what he's describing. If so, use the spindle spacers.
  31. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Crank Brothers had a 0 float cleat that I put a...

    Crank Brothers had a 0 float cleat that I put a lot of beginners into. They pretty much all loved them. I hated them because the slightest twitch popped me out.
  32. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Sounds like more of a rim issue. Are you sure...

    Sounds like more of a rim issue. Are you sure that thing isn't drilled for Schrader?
    Anyway I've always been happy with the WTB brass ones. I avoid aluminum valves after snapping one off on the...
  33. Thread: Ask the experts

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    that was going to be my recommendation. Those...

    that was going to be my recommendation. Those Chris King / Enves are a stupid good deal. I'm a Chris King dealer and that's about half of my cost
  34. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Tried the usual? Remove valve core, strap around...

    Tried the usual?
    Remove valve core, strap around tire, direct flow inflator?
    Also, lots of soapy water on the bead can help.
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    FS: Shimano ME7 Shoes Size44 Practically New

    Wore these a handful of times before my new order came in. Insoles have never been used.
    Fit is dead on US 10.5.
    $200 Retail
    $120 + shipping Firm.

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  36. Thread: Ask the experts

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    So you're saying he should remove the coil and go...

    So you're saying he should remove the coil and go back to air, adding the runt?
    Couple issues there. First, the runt's goal is to make an air spring feel coil-ish, and it's OK at doing so, but it's...
  37. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Isn't the runt air spring only? Also, the acs3...

    Isn't the runt air spring only?
    Also, the acs3 comes with a runt-ish pneumatic bottom out device .
  38. Feeler: Fox 38 Performance Elite 170 mm (29) like new

    Performance Elite is exactly the same as Factory minus Kashima. Same damper, bleeders, floating axle, etc.
    I need to guage interest @ $780
    Retail is $1100 & hard to get.
  39. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Want great riding without smoke? Come on down to...

    Want great riding without smoke? Come on down to New Mexico
  40. Thread: Ask the experts

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    That's not a tool...

    That's not a tool
    https://www.parktool.com/product/derailleur-hanger-alignment-gauge-dag-2-2?category=Frame%20%26%20Fork


    Now THAT'S a tool....
  41. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Assumption based on the rarity of brass nipple...

    Assumption based on the rarity of brass nipple failure
  42. Thread: Ripmo AF

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    The new Shimano SLX is stupid good. Not just for...

    The new Shimano SLX is stupid good. Not just for the money but good, period. Well worth the upgrade.
  43. Thread: Ask the experts

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    This with one addition. Rebuild with brass...

    This with one addition.
    Rebuild with brass nipples. Aluminum is a terrible choice for nipples. Aluminum has a very limited fatigue life and a nipple faces constant stress/relax cycles on every...
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    FS: OneUp V2 Dropper 31.6x150 Like new

    Couple months old. Has the new V2.1 actuator. Adjustable from 150mm to 130mm.
    SOLD

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  45. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Not uncommon

    Not uncommon
  46. Thread: Ask the experts

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    To me, the big advantage of the 11-6 for enduro...

    To me, the big advantage of the 11-6 for enduro racing is the dual independent compression valves. Rather than just a ride/climb choice.
    For example, you can set one for flatter pedally stages and...
  47. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Hey, don't put down down old guys with money to...

    Hey, don't put down down old guys with money to blow.
    We've earned it and we'll take all the help technology has to offer. :the_finge
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    Solstice Trail in Salida at risk.

    https://www.facebook.com/SalidaMountainTrails/posts/3031688553608518
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    Always willing to share the love with maggots.

    Always willing to share the love with maggots.
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    4WD? If so, I have a cheap stealthy campsite...

    4WD?
    If so, I have a cheap stealthy campsite location that looks and feels like you're out in the middle of nowhere but is literally 50yds from bathroom and showers.

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