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    I donít really know how many miles I ride. ...

    I donít really know how many miles I ride.
    Sometimes i remember to get a new chain before the other stuff goes bad. But these days it seems like the chainring wears out at the same rate as the...
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    Hot as ballz days? Ebike FTMFW. We're riding a...

    Hot as ballz days? Ebike FTMFW. We're riding a lot on days we probably just wouldn't have gone out on the trail bikes. Or at least, we're a lot less miserable!
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    Yea, just like rideit says. It sounds like you...

    Yea, just like rideit says.

    It sounds like you have a hub with an XD Driver instead of the traditional Shimano freehub.
    In that case, you will definitely never get a Shimano branded cassette that...
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    Haha. Only pads!! She breaks way too much stuff...

    Haha. Only pads!! She breaks way too much stuff to think about $900 brakeset! Especially when I can get a complete F/R Saint brakeset from the Eurozone for $300.


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  5. FWIW, I bought a certified Pre owned Volvo with a...

    FWIW, I bought a certified Pre owned Volvo with a million mile warranty and added 3 extra years for the price of a new outback. My warranty paperwork literally says 8 years & 999,998 miles. No...
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    Electric Bike Thread

    Mrs jm2e is running Trickstuff pads on the Saints on her trail bike. She likes them better than Shimano pads, but not way better. Pricing to North America doesnít make sense unless you order enough...
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    There were four groups of racers at Les Gets: 1....

    There were four groups of racers at Les Gets:
    1. Everyone who couldnít hang with Brendog on his new steed.
    2. A select few who were a Brendog Threat.
    3. Loic
    4. Amaury

    I thought Laurie had...
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    2019 is off the fucking hook for World Cup DH!!!...

    2019 is off the fucking hook for World Cup DH!!!
    What a race!!!
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    Only upper body workout I get with mine is...

    Only upper body workout I get with mine is loading it on the hitch rack.
    Full 5-6 min downhills and the only thing Iím still adapting to is the long wheelbase and wagon wheels. Weight does not come...
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    Be warned. Every person whoís been on mine...

    Be warned.
    Every person whoís been on mine either laughs or blurts out ďoh God!Ē Within the first second.
    [emoji56]


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    /\ /\ /\ /\ Iím diametrically opposed to you...

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    Iím diametrically opposed to you guys on this.

    If Iím going 20mph or so, Iím coasting.
    1x is up there with disc brakes and dropper posts.
    Pie plate cassette with small...
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    1. Biggest disadvantage of ultra-small chainring...

    1. Biggest disadvantage of ultra-small chainring is that they can exacerbate backpedal chain drop and can make spinning the big cogs noisier.
    2. Lots of internet warriors talkin about how low end...
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    Jono, Iíd say try the Sunrace 46T Cassette. I...

    Jono, Iíd say try the Sunrace 46T Cassette. I think their newer stuff is way better than previous iterations.


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    Mrsjm2e runs 28T x 10-50 eagle and if she could...

    Mrsjm2e runs 28T x 10-50 eagle and if she could get a lower gear sheíd take it.
    Iím running 32T x 10-50 Eagle and am occasionally jealous of her.
    Iím over climbing.


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    Does anyone ever use the 10mm or 1.5mm Allen...

    Does anyone ever use the 10mm or 1.5mm Allen wrenchs that come with every set?
    I donít think Iíve ever used the 10mm.
    I only use the 1.5mm for picking dirt out of bigger bolt heads and for...
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    Yes: you can mix/match cassettes as long as...

    Yes: you can mix/match cassettes as long as theyíre the same number of cogs.
    Yes: needing to buy a new freehub/driver is maddening. Shimano deciding to add a new one out of spite is just plain...
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    Humble Brag Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Humble Brag


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    Are you running the 24v stuff? Or the 18v stuff?...

    Are you running the 24v stuff? Or the 18v stuff?


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  21. Thread: Ohlins TTX

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    I'm on a TTX right now. It's kind of amazing. ...

    I'm on a TTX right now. It's kind of amazing.
    Wife has a TTX on one bike and an ElevenSix on another bike. Claims the ElevenSix is even better. Then again, the pricepoint is a big jump up for...
  22. Thread: Tall Bikes

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    I get injured when I fall of regular bikes. Those...

    I get injured when I fall of regular bikes. Those tall bikes scare me.


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    Wait! Guy on a racetrack roosts a very short...

    Wait! Guy on a racetrack roosts a very short radius turn while trying to figure out how to hit it as fast as possible and someone's finding fault? I'm so confused.
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    Options abound: 1. Figure out how to take the...

    Options abound:
    1. Figure out how to take the fork and hub apart yourself. Similarly, get on your local forum and just straight up ask if someone wants to help you with the work. Itís a great...
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    Most of my action shots are captured from videos...

    Most of my action shots are captured from videos since cell phones suck at taking pictures of anything moving. Still sucks, just less and sometimes there's an actually passable pic in there.
    I...
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    286984 Don't know how to download video to the...

    286984
    Don't know how to download video to the thread. And for whatever reason, the app won't let me add a screen capture from my phone, while the desktop version does.
    Anyway, got about 3,600...
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    https://m.pinkbike.com/news/martin-maes-tests-posi...

    https://m.pinkbike.com/news/martin-maes-tests-positive-for-masking-agent-at-ews-rotorua-and-tasmania-receives-90-day-ban.html
    This is 1,000,000 x different from Richie and Jared. The EWS doctor...
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    Commencal doesnít even try to make a small frame....

    Commencal doesnít even try to make a small frame. Weak sauce.


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    Now Iíve got Butchers on two bikes. Picked up one...

    Now Iíve got Butchers on two bikes. Picked up one from LBS a while back and stuck it on the back of my trail bike.
    New rig came OEM with a set.
    Gotta day, I just donít love these tires.
    The...
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    Oh, I was paying attention to you and your corded...

    Oh, I was paying attention to you and your corded electric chainsaw. Trying to show you how to avoid another needless cord death.
    Now you take a lap.


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    I didnít realize until this week that battery...

    I didnít realize until this week that battery chainsaws were a thing.


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    I hated that tire. YMMV.

    I hated that tire. YMMV.
  33. FKNA Awesome. I love this place.

    FKNA Awesome. I love this place.
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    Back to our previously scheduled programing: I'm...

    Back to our previously scheduled programing:
    I'm not psyched that poison ivy and tick season is in full force. Kind of missing the cold rainy winter with no vegetation. Crazy, right?!?!
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    Thinking about switching my cordless tools to...

    Thinking about switching my cordless tools to Ryobi 18v. I like all the toys they have. Inflator, hand vaccum, etc. Waiting for the Ryobi Fleshlight before pulling the trigger.
    Talk me out of it.
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    Are you sure we're still talking about your brain?

    Are you sure we're still talking about your brain?
  37. Maybe an old Pivot Mach 5.7 XS. When Mrs jm2e...

    Maybe an old Pivot Mach 5.7 XS. When Mrs jm2e was looking at the Warden she demo'd some Pivots. The Mach 6 small was a good fit for her and the xs was definitely little. The 5.7 is basically its...
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    Sorry if your overcrowded front range trails are...

    Sorry if your overcrowded front range trails are frustrating to ride. I totally feel you. It seems like the next thing out there will be online reservations.
    But the reality is that some people...
  39. I'm about to sell mrs jm2e's Small Knolly Warden....

    I'm about to sell mrs jm2e's Small Knolly Warden.
    She's 5' 2" and it fits her brilliantly. And it rips up a storm.
    For reference, she's got a 150mm dropper post on it. And the standover is low...
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    The only "rule" I follow is: Be considerate. ...

    The only "rule" I follow is: Be considerate.
    To me, that means everyone slows down when they encounter another trail user. They should slow down until they figure out how to proceed. Sometimes...
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    Old school inner tube patch kit is what I repair...

    Old school inner tube patch kit is what I repair tires with. Rubber cement. Works a charm.


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    FWIW, there's a massive difference between 27psi...

    FWIW, there's a massive difference between 27psi and 25psi on my back wheel. That said, there's also a big difference between 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, etc width tires and 25psi. My point is, whatever...
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    Anyone have anything they'd like to rant about?

    1. Disc brakes. Iíve used Deores and whatever entry level Sram, and they work better than any rim brake ever. Or upgrade to SLX/XT/ZEE/Saints for minimal investment

    2. Dropper. Seems like theyíve...
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    Thatís retarded. I wound put a dropper on a road...

    Thatís retarded.
    I wound put a dropper on a road bike. A beach cruiser. A penny farthing.


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    If itís the generation of RF that used a...

    If itís the generation of RF that used a rebranded 9point8, I so totally feel your pain. Iíve never despised a post so much.



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    ...... or just about any non-reverb Sent...

    ...... or just about any non-reverb


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    Electric Bike Thread

    Laws canít stop assholes being assholes.


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    I donít have a Yeti, but my tires slide out all...

    I donít have a Yeti, but my tires slide out all the fucking time. Sometimes on purpose, a lotta times seemingly against my wishes.
    The holier-than-though crowd needs to loosen up their lycra a bit....
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    Electric Bike Thread

    Mountain bikes are designed to be ridden in rain and mud. These arenít fragile butterflies. Ride through creeks, ride in the rain, hose it off afterward, donít use a pressure washer (just like you...
  50. Thread: Asheville recs

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    Asheville recs

    Considering your disability, youíll probably have the most fun at DuPont. Other than Big Rock and Cedar Rock descents, there isnít much it there that would be likely to strain your arms. And either...
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