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    Haha. Sweet, itís not just me. For years I always...

    Haha. Sweet, itís not just me. For years I always tried to minimally loosen the clamps and monkey hump the saddle in, finally giving up and taking everything apart. Now I pretty much just start by...
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    Yeah man, my heckling was not in any way aimed at...

    Yeah man, my heckling was not in any way aimed at youÖ.solely at that dumbcountry bike.


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    All that effort/money and I canít get past the...

    All that effort/money and I canít get past the mismatched brake linesÖand the kink in the rear line.
    That bike is dumb.


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    Hogsback seemed like a decent idea at dark....

    Hogsback seemed like a decent idea at dark. Questionable.
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    Anybody have slow leak issues with Tannus? ...

    Anybody have slow leak issues with Tannus?


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    Mike Levyís video on PB was pretty good for...

    Mike Levyís video on PB was pretty good for addressing questions.
    Lots of batteries, but they all have different charge cycles.
    My experience with AXS seatpost and shifting is that seatpost...
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    When are you going? Sent from my iPhone...

    When are you going?


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    White Rim trip last weekend with TGR OGs Rontele...

    White Rim trip last weekend with TGR OGs Rontele and BrettF amongst other good peeps.
    Iíve spent a lot of time in the desert around Moab, but never made it down there. Absolutely jaw dropping....
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    Check your pm


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    Iíve been using 2:1 H:L as a baselineÖ.sometimes...

    Iíve been using 2:1 H:L as a baselineÖ.sometimes going a little lower on L if I want a touch more grip.
    Is all your compression damping opened up?
    I recommend just calling Diaz. Either he or Omar...
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    For Shimano, contact your local rep- probably...

    For Shimano, contact your local rep- probably Bradley if youíre in CO. He should be able to get you set up with a frame builder account.


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    Revel Rail might be an option? Probably not much...

    Revel Rail might be an option? Probably not much difference price-wise with the SB165, but Iíve been loving mine. Currently have it set up as mullet experiment with a 150mm fork(just one ride so far...
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    Ask the experts

    Chainrings will be 5 bolt 130bcd, just get 53/39.
    Any 7spd old school road cassette you can find.
    EDIT: oops, missed the UG chain. Teledad is right, but maybe double check if the freehub has...
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    Yes dude! Iím psyched how that all worked out....

    Yes dude! Iím psyched how that all worked out. Thanks for your patience.

    I was so psyched on how yours looked, I could not resist building up the LG Ranger frame I had here.
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    I might have something 190x50at the shop. Iíll...

    I might have something 190x50at the shop. Iíll check.


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    Iíve got a friend staying in Waterbury, VT for a...

    Iíve got a friend staying in Waterbury, VT for a few days and sheís looking for some good gravel/mixed rides. Any suggestions on rides or resources?


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    Ask the experts

    Are you doing a cup/lever bleed, or putting the syringe on the caliper as well?
    I have a conspiracy theory that gas bubbles hide behind the pistons and contribute to the wandering lever issue.
    I...
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    All those purses and you still have a Tubolito...

    All those purses and you still have a Tubolito taped to your frame?


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    Fooses is wack anyways. Greens FTW. Sent...

    Fooses is wack anyways. Greens FTW.


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    Dang. That sucks. That looks like a rad event. ...

    Dang. That sucks. That looks like a rad event.


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    Is it weather or the Ďrona? Sent from my...

    Is it weather or the Ďrona?


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    Yeah, they might be better in a EXO+ tire, but I...

    Yeah, they might be better in a EXO+ tire, but I was not liking the feel with the DD casing. I've had a few episodes where it feels like the tread breaks free because the sidewall is too stiff and...
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    Iíve had about 6 rides (2 park days) on a Tannus...

    Iíve had about 6 rides (2 park days) on a Tannus in a DHR2 DD and will be removing immediately. They suck to install, easy to get a wobble and make the tires feel like poo. Poo that is too firm on...
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    Just took my first ride on a mulleted Revel Rail....

    Just took my first ride on a mulleted Revel Rail. Went from a 170 27.5 Zeb to a 170 29 Lyrik.
    It was dope. May drop my stem another 2.5 mm. It carries noticeably more speed compared to full 27.5...
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    We should get ya Runted. Sent from my...

    We should get ya Runted.


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    This was 100% the correct choice. Now please...

    This was 100% the correct choice.
    Now please delete this, hahaha.


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    Honestly, youíre probably better off just riding...

    Honestly, youíre probably better off just riding Jones/Pinkerton/Dutch/Hermosa from the lower Hermosa TH.
    Elbert is a grind, and Iíve heard that section of Pinkerton is kinda meh. Decent descent...
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    Copy that. Gracias! Sent from my iPhone...

    Copy that. Gracias!


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    Did you climb Middle and descend West or vice...

    Did you climb Middle and descend West or vice versa?
    I think Iím gonna hit this tomorrow on the way back from Denver.


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    Go forth and ride, then bring back pics

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    Good one on Sunday from Pass Cr, up EMT, over Rolling Pass and down Greysill with the ebike shuttle retrieval


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    Any suggestions for a good flat pedal shoe on the...

    Any suggestions for a good flat pedal shoe on the softer side of things? Like, if thereís a shoe that people complain is too softÖthatís probably the shoe for me.
    I tried some Freeriders a few...
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    I've been using the Pearl Izumi Summit this...

    I've been using the Pearl Izumi Summit this summer and loving them. Well ventilated, great fit and stays in place very well. Nice cut out behind the knee makes them super comfortable.
    Maybe a...
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    FWIW, the Iíve been riding the ever-loving piss...

    FWIW, the Iíve been riding the ever-loving piss out of a Revel RW30 wheel set for the past year, and anecdotally, they are fucking awesome.
    Spent a few years on M70s with the impact strip, and the...
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    I worked on. Bullit last week that had that...

    I worked on. Bullit last week that had that clunk. Itís surprisingly bad. Itís crazy that Shimano even launched that product IMO.


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    No sir. No used ones.

    No sir. No used ones.
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    Iíve currently got a decent supply of GX Eagle...

    Iíve currently got a decent supply of GX Eagle cassettes at the shop if anyone is looking. 50 and 52


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    Heh, my Facebook memories thingy just came up...

    Heh, my Facebook memories thingy just came up with my post lamenting the loss of those fine, rooty, black dirt turns after my first ride post-reroute.




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    Yo! I have a giant crate of used caliper brakes...

    Yo! I have a giant crate of used caliper brakes at the shop. I should be able to find you some decent Shimano brakes and get them to you for shipping and six pack. Iíll have a look tomorrow.

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    Iíve ridden many hours on many Silverados and...

    Iíve ridden many hours on many Silverados and have lubed every one.


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    Have you tried squirting a little lube of some...

    Have you tried squirting a little lube of some sort into the spots on the saddle where the rails go into the plastic?
    A silicon spray lube works great there.


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    Have you tried squirting a little lube of some...

    Have you tried squirting a little lube of some sort into the spots on the saddle where the rails go into the plastic?
    A silicon spray lube works great there.


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    The guy who decided to Ďraceí me up Pass Creek...

    The guy who decided to Ďraceí me up Pass Creek trail this morning.
    I pedaled up the road from the bottom of my ride and at the start of the singletrack climb I encountered a group of 4 or 5 riders...
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    378035378036378037 Pre-work rip up high, and the...

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    Pre-work rip up high, and the Friday Night Bikes ride from the shop in the Gulch conveniently ended at the opening of the new Anarchy Brewing. Solid day.


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    Iron Mtn is fucking awesome in both directions! I...

    Iron Mtn is fucking awesome in both directions! I prefer climbing up the south end, but thatís also fun for an out and back for some loose rock smashing. The backside descent is one of the best...
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    The lack of entries and exits between Hollyís and...

    The lack of entries and exits between Hollyís and Spiro is one reason why that section of MM remains decent to ride. Itís great. Mountain biking is hard.


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    You might have too much cable tension and you...

    You might have too much cable tension and you might also be bad at shifting Double Tap, maybe both.
    I struggle with Double Tap after years of Shimano shifting


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    I usually find it to be a little bit...

    I usually find it to be a little bit dirt/dust/grit stuck in the Ďservowaveí mechanism. Sometimes just a few drops of triflow will move that stuff out, or a blast of air plus triflow


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    377143 Got high Sent from my iPhone using...

    377143
    Got high


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    I just came upon Slyfoxís IG account. I knew he...

    I just came upon Slyfoxís IG account. I knew he was a little kooky, but that shit is bonkers. Godspeed to anyone who gets in his van.


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    If youíve ridden your bike enough to wear out the...

    If youíve ridden your bike enough to wear out the pads, you should bleed your brakes.


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