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    Tannus insert, because even with DD rear I'm...

    Tannus insert, because even with DD rear I'm getting pretty pronounced cross marks each ride from cornering. I'll have to see what feels better, more pressure with no insert or insert with same...
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    Thanks, I've been thinking of replacing the...

    Thanks, I've been thinking of replacing the wrench in question for a while.
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    I snapped the head off one of the steerer tube...

    I snapped the head off one of the steerer tube bolts on an I-9 stem, also despite using a torque wrench. I was able to carefully drill it out through trial and error, but it took about an hour going...
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    Yeah, $285 for a 3 hour fitting seems outrageous....

    Yeah, $285 for a 3 hour fitting seems outrageous. I've taken a few classes from a coach in the Bay Area (with corresponding prices), and he does a complete bike setup as an addon for I want to say...
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    I've had one for about a year and a half. It's...

    I've had one for about a year and a half. It's got wifi & bluetooth, so you set it up via your phone and it connects on its own after that to your home wifi and grabs firmware updates that way. The...
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    That makes sense. Looks like your rear yoke...

    That makes sense. Looks like your rear yoke stays lined up with the shock, and rotates back at the rocker. And I'd guess in most horizontally mounted shocks the front hardly moves at all, so would...
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    So you can run offset bushings in reverse to lift...

    So you can run offset bushings in reverse to lift up the back end? When I looked into them, their website made it sound like you could only mount them with the eyelet towards the rear (i.e. make...
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    Yeah, they're awesome but unobtainium right now. ...

    Yeah, they're awesome but unobtainium right now. I must have gotten one of the last available pairs from Evo last year.
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    Hot take on ShockWiz: they're nearly useless for...

    Hot take on ShockWiz: they're nearly useless for most riders. The tuning profiles are pretty ambiguous as to what they do. The calibration is very error prone. They don't work on coils. They...
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    If you're worried about pedal strikes, get some...

    If you're worried about pedal strikes, get some with pins that thread through, rather than grub screws, so that you can replace them when they inevitably get broken off. Other than that, most alloy...
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    Yeah, that was my impression of the new...

    Yeah, that was my impression of the new Schwalbes. They don't ride any worse than a DHR, but they're heavy as shit, even compared to DD. I couldn't see the point.

    I got a good ride on the DD MG...
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    My buddy just built up an Epic EVO, with a SID...

    My buddy just built up an Epic EVO, with a SID and such. Geo looks close to the Spur, but not quite the as slack. He did 2 rides on XC tires and is going to DHF & Dissector because he decided he...
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    Updated. Sold the pedals, dropped $25 off the...

    Updated. Sold the pedals, dropped $25 off the wheel.
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    Luftkappe. It will increase negative spring...

    Luftkappe. It will increase negative spring volume and make it very supple off the top on small chatter, so much so that it sags under its own weight. It will be a bit more progressive (it's...
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    Chesters are too small, unless you're a child.

    Chesters are too small, unless you're a child.
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    I've noticed that I bend/warp Magura rotors less...

    I've noticed that I bend/warp Magura rotors less than when I ran Shimano, and less again when I switched to running 203 front/rear.
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    Probably against my better judgement, I just...

    Probably against my better judgement, I just ordered a Dissector DD MG. Against my better judgement because when I've run the EXO MT version in the past, it's worn out super fast. But it's full on...
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    I've been running them since November. They're...

    I've been running them since November. They're awesome. So grippy, no bearing bump, and I haven't managed to kill the bearings with excessive washing yet (which is unusual).
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    Yeah, but how tall are you? I'm 5'8", rode a few...

    Yeah, but how tall are you? I'm 5'8", rode a few modern 29ers over the last couple years, and just went to a mullet setup. I'm not planning on riding a 29 rear wheel again. I can make it work, but...
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    Nice. I can confirm the I-9 stem matches also. ...

    Nice. I can confirm the I-9 stem matches also.

    I have to ask... WTAF is with your brake lever position?
  21. Yeah, I also bought an Ibis from them back in...

    Yeah, I also bought an Ibis from them back in '15. I think they did well, the only issues I had with the bike were due to my choices. The worst offender was that the Ibis HDR 650b size medium had a...
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    Oh yeah, that really looks what I remember. I...

    Oh yeah, that really looks what I remember. I always wondered how the fuck I managed to bend 1 tooth on one gear in that region (I almost never am in that gear). If it crops up again this time, I...
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    Any chance you could post a photo highlighting...

    Any chance you could post a photo highlighting the tooth you tweak? I remember on my last X01 it was always a little rough in one gear in that general area, no matter how much myself and the local...
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    I live about an hour north of SC, and have never...

    I live about an hour north of SC, and have never heard of that. We get a bumper crop of poison oak each year, to the point where whole hillsides appear red. When we dig, we just make sure to cover...
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    Personally: 3 rides/week, about 2 hours each on...

    Personally: 3 rides/week, about 2 hours each on average. I never fully disassemble the drivetrain. It gets drip lube before most rides, and washed about once every week or two (mostly just for the...
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    I had an interesting discussion recently with a...

    I had an interesting discussion recently with a mechanic who used to work at the local shop, and now started his own mobile repair business. He said the owner of the shop, who is very passionate...
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    You can get a frame only with SID fork & shock,...

    You can get a frame only with SID fork & shock, no other parts. Then put on whatever you have on hand / are able to find.
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    I've got a set of grey OneUp alloy pedals I can...

    I've got a set of grey OneUp alloy pedals I can hook you up with for, say, $45 if you're in the US. Less than half year old, fresh bearings.
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    Sounds familiar. Me: I'm just going to swap...

    Sounds familiar.

    Me: I'm just going to swap something on my bike real quick.
    Wife: How long's that going to take?
    Me: Oh, it's simple, like 15 minutes.
    Wife: So.... 2 hours.
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    https://www.trickstuff-shop.de/epages/TrickstuffGm...

    https://www.trickstuff-shop.de/epages/TrickstuffGmbH44313886.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/TrickstuffGmbH44313886/Products/BB170PO
    Those are my preferred ones. Otherwise I use the Magura 8.P ones. ...
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    Updated. Sold the Hydra freehub, but added some...

    Updated. Sold the Hydra freehub, but added some OneUp pedals.
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    I've only ever used Magura's pads (which are...

    I've only ever used Magura's pads (which are hybrid resin/metallic) and Trickstuff pads in my Magura brakes. I'm not sure I've ever seen full sintered pads for MT7s... which ones are you looking at?
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    I run TrickStuff ones in place of Magura pads. ...

    I run TrickStuff ones in place of Magura pads. More bite than the 8.P, and like 1/3 the price if you buy in bulk from Yurp. No issues with glazing them here (NorCal coast).
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    I think the Blister review mentioned that as well.

    I think the Blister review mentioned that as well.
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    Sent you a PM. Both chainrings are for boost...

    Sent you a PM. Both chainrings are for boost spacing (3mm offset).
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    FS: 29er WAO wheel & misc small parts

    I'm still trying to sell this wheel, and figure I may as well clear out the parts drawer while I'm at it:

    WAO Union 29 rim w/ silver Hydra (boost/Microspline) hub, black Sapim Race spokes, silver...
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    When I did my panic buying yesterday (chain &...

    When I did my panic buying yesterday (chain & rear tire), it was already very hard to find DD 27.5 DHRs and XX1 chains. Universal had them, but <15 total across all their warehouses. The better...
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    Related, I'm taking it upon myself to try and...

    Related, I'm taking it upon myself to try and self-service bearings this year, rather than running them until they're crunchy, throwing them away, and installing new ones. I'll keep a spare set in...
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    Uggh. I just put on a new XX1 chain which lasts...

    Uggh. I just put on a new XX1 chain which lasts a long time, but the one that I got most recently was super short and didn't leave me with any spare links in case of breakage. I don't really want...
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    Yeah. Ironically I sold my perfectly good Wheels...

    Yeah. Ironically I sold my perfectly good Wheels Mfg BB to someone on TGR after I got the Hellbender Neo thinking, "Oh man, this thing's going to be indestructible." To their credit, I reached out...
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    Anyone else experience super fast wear on a Cane...

    Anyone else experience super fast wear on a Cane Creek Neo bottom bracket? I put one on a new build in August, and the NDS is crunchy already. I went on CC's website and you can't get new bearings,...
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    I mean, I actually like the tread pattern for...

    I mean, I actually like the tread pattern for fast summer conditions when it's brand new. It still has ok shoulder knobs, the pattern's pretty wide for loose soil, and it brakes better than a true...
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    One likes tires that wear out in 2 weeks.

    One likes tires that wear out in 2 weeks.
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    I'm certain that they won't have what you're...

    I'm certain that they won't have what you're looking for (because: aluminum), but have a data point for others hunting: I've been amazed to have pre-ordered 2 bikes from Commencal in the last year...
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    Since you rode 3 different GG bikes sharing the...

    Since you rode 3 different GG bikes sharing the same main chassis, which model/size did you feel suffered most?
    I've ridden 3 myself, but they are a lot more similar in travel (Smash, Gnarvana,...
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    What they tout in their "Sine" suspension is...

    What they tout in their "Sine" suspension is exactly what I hated about the suspension on my Nomad 3 and Sentinel 1. Regressive to sag point makes it really really tricky to accurately set sag since...
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    Every single one of the ramp teeth on the 3...

    Every single one of the ramp teeth on the 3 largest (aluminum) cogs was heavily worn after 400 miles. Like, major shark fins. It was starting to make noise shifting on those gears, although it'd...
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    I spoke with the Shimano warranty rep, and he...

    I spoke with the Shimano warranty rep, and he confirmed they have some inventory set aside for warranty replacements. The 6 weeks is my guess based on turn-around time for the last warranty. Time...
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    If you can wait ~6 weeks, I'll have an XTR setup...

    If you can wait ~6 weeks, I'll have an XTR setup to sell. I'm warrantying the cassette right now. Will have shifter with both clamp and EV mounts, 2 chains, derailleur, and cassette. Everything...
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    FS: Super Deluxe RCT 230x60

    Great condition Super Deluxe RCT (now called "Ultimate"), with Rebound, Compression, and Toggle (climb switch) adjustments. I bought it used off Pinkbike to use while my coil was serviced, and used...
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