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    You'll be fine with the 46t. I'm running an...

    You'll be fine with the 46t. I'm running an 11-spd Garbaruk with 48t and GX with no trouble.
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    If you're looking for other data points to...

    If you're looking for other data points to consider (and you're already leaning the way I'd have pushed), the charger that came with the Bosch on my Trek Rail has more than double the output of the...
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    Since I used the info from this thread to order a...

    Since I used the info from this thread to order a couple of the cheaper options, I thought I'd give some feedback on fit. I've got an XL hand, but it's a real mitt with not-especially-long sausage...
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    Stucky, if another data point might help, I've...

    Stucky, if another data point might help, I've got a 27.5 x 2.6 Mazza with the Enduro casing mounted to a rim with 25mm inner width (yeah, not a great match, but it's held up well for a season at...
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    ^This! I have an old ice pick in tool box just...

    ^This! I have an old ice pick in tool box just for opening up the inner plastic sleeve after cutting the housing with a Dremel.
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    If you're looking to keep it simple, it sounds...

    If you're looking to keep it simple, it sounds like you're the perfect candidate for a Ti layback post, esp. with the 27.2 diam. I ran my SS that way for years, with it set at just less than full...
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    I was almost there a few years ago when a buddy...

    I was almost there a few years ago when a buddy (that used to work as a bike wrench back at State College!) needed help removing his Thomson stem after he'd probably tripled the 44 in-lb torque spec...
  8. Thread: chama shuttle

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    You thinking of meeting midway and swapping keys,...

    You thinking of meeting midway and swapping keys, or what? I'm in Los Alamos, interested, and also old but capable. Send me a PM and let's talk.
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    Preach it! That drop bar shit should stay on the...

    Preach it! That drop bar shit should stay on the gravel or pavement! (j/k)
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    FWIW, I'm loving my Canfield Balance. Wasn't...

    FWIW, I'm loving my Canfield Balance. Wasn't great on the trails (too many pedal strikes even with 165mm cranks) but since I bumped the fork out to 180, it's been so much fun at Angel Fire. That...
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    Wow - awesome response! Great info, and thanks...

    Wow - awesome response! Great info, and thanks for the non-MTB beta, JPH. Black Rock sounds fun, and Mary's & Mac, too. As to what sort of riding I was looking for, well..., new-to-me trails in...
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    Riding near Lincoln City, OR?

    Gonna be visiting in-laws for a week in October, and wondering about the riding options. Only my 2nd time to the PNW, so the (non-riding) spouse and I could probably fill the week with other tourist...
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    Thanks for that TR. I'm going to add it to the...

    Thanks for that TR. I'm going to add it to the list next time I head to Penitente Canyon, and skip Pronghorn (it was pretty meh).
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    Thanks you for that, Andeh. Been experiencing...

    Thanks you for that, Andeh. Been experiencing similar struggles getting fresh tires on the DH bike, and now I feel better! Spank Trail 295 rims with their center bulge don't leave much room for a...
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    Speaking of chain breakers, this arrived today:...

    Speaking of chain breakers, this arrived today:
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    I'd been tidying up my under-seat kit I keep on the SS the other day, transferring everything to a zippered cordura coin purse, and noticed I...
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    Which Lakes did you get? I'll be on the lookout...

    Which Lakes did you get? I'll be on the lookout to take them off your hands (again!) once you decide to sell and move on.
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    Is Gamut out of business? I've been scouring the...

    Is Gamut out of business? I've been scouring the web for a spare bash for my Trail XR, and striking out. Alternatively, anyone had any luck fabbing their own with a chunk of Lexan or such? Or am I...
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    Same itinerary I used several years back,...

    Same itinerary I used several years back, starting with the Mineral Bottom Climb and caching water on the drive in. Only I took a more, umm, leisurely pace. Nice work, and nice pics!
    @mtnlion, I...
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    An inexpensive option that I've used is to find...

    An inexpensive option that I've used is to find the largest low-end BBQ grill cover at Lowes/HD and secure it with boat straps & bungee cords.
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    Oof! I know the spot. Hope you heal quickly...

    Oof! I know the spot. Hope you heal quickly (that being a relative term when you're in our age bracket).
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    Thanks, toast. That kinda makes sense, as I...

    Thanks, toast. That kinda makes sense, as I wasn't really seeing any pressure drop on the gauge as I was doing the every-50# equalization. I'll pull the air sleeve again and see if I nicked the...
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    Damn, Brad! Gonna need the details, ya know....

    Damn, Brad! Gonna need the details, ya know....
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    What did I just do to my Topaz T3? Had a great,...

    What did I just do to my Topaz T3? Had a great, chunky ride last night, but noticed sag (at about 210 psi) was closer to 35% and I still wasn't getting the last 3mm of travel despite a 3' drop to...
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    All the pads and pedals are on the way to new...

    All the pads and pedals are on the way to new owners that can put them to use. Thanks!
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    You're talking the two pair on the left with...

    You're talking the two pair on the left with pins, correct? They're yours unless someone has a more immediate need. I don't suppose you're anywhere near LeeLau, are you? (yes, I know Canada is a...
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    Replied. Will plan on sending you all three sets...

    Replied. Will plan on sending you all three sets unless someone else pipes in. Glad someone can use them!
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    Mallets & Marta pads por nada

    Anyone still running Magura Martas, or want some used-but-functional CB Mallets? A friend gave me a box of parts, and since I run 4-pot Maguras and Time pedals, I'm hoping to pass these along here...
  28. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    This test...

    This test <https://www.emtbforums.com/shimano-12-speed-chain-test-slx-vs-xt/> convinced me to look for XT. Only 10 ebay listings for N. America, and some of those are only 116 links. I figured I'd...
  29. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Just wanted to give a shout-out to gravitylover...

    Just wanted to give a shout-out to gravitylover for mentioning chain scarcity. Thanks! The usual suspects are already out of better quality 12-spd Shimano chains, so I snagged an OEM XT from a...
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    Same! I chuckled 'cause I've done the squint and...

    Same! I chuckled 'cause I've done the squint and shoulder shrug (and head turn) many times seating a bead with the compressor.
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    Yep, and most importantly it's dry, while our...

    Yep, and most importantly it's dry, while our local stuff is not there yet. Per rideit's suggestion, I checked this AM and found Ryan and Rhi carry the SRAM links at the shop, so I'll be stopping by...
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    Had a nice XC-ish ride today down at Galisteo...

    Had a nice XC-ish ride today down at Galisteo Basin, and an encounter with a newb prompts me to ask: if I want to have a couple 12-spd quick links in my pack to help out the unprepared folk with new...
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    Ya know what is nice and slippery when applied,...

    Ya know what is nice and slippery when applied, but gets sticky as it dries out? K-Y jelly. Not that I'm admitting to having an old tube in my shop; just sayin' it can sometimes be the perfect...
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    You saw the beet red one on PinkBike with a Z2...

    You saw the beet red one on PinkBike with a Z2 for $2400, I presume? And you're right, the white is ugly.
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    FWIW, I dropped off my DVO Diamond and Topaz with...

    FWIW, I dropped off my DVO Diamond and Topaz with Diaz this fall after a weekend in DGO (guess I should've stopped in to say g'day to joetron...). Both needed service, and I figured I'd have Diaz do...
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    Well I've got one ride on the new Garbaruk 11s...

    Well I've got one ride on the new Garbaruk 11s 10-48t, and I can say with certainty that it shifts just as well or better than the GX1150 that it replaced, and loads better than the Hope I had on for...
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    I can let you know in a couple weeks, as I just...

    I can let you know in a couple weeks, as I just got an email this AM that my 10-48 11-spd just shipped. It'll replace a 10-42 GX.
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    Same. Put one of their -2* headsets on a 2011...

    Same. Put one of their -2* headsets on a 2011 Giant Anthem and it transformed the bike. No creaks or noises, unlike the needy Cane Creek I have on my Balance. FWIW, Wolf Tooth just introduced...
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    I'd meant to check out this RR and hadn't done...

    I'd meant to check out this RR and hadn't done so; glad Jax bumped it! I worked and played down in that area decades ago but didn't ride back then. Those pics make me want to go back! Sucks about...
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    Yeah, the e180 is sweet and well regarded, but...

    Yeah, the e180 is sweet and well regarded, but $2500 more than that TK01 with the same EP8. Also appears to be sold out. Back to that availability thing. I guess having a US distributor is key, as...
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    After doing some shopping yesterday and finding a...

    After doing some shopping yesterday and finding a remarkable dearth of available ebikes with good spec and modern geometry, I pulled the trigger on an XL Thok TK01 from Ridewill.it. I'd ordered a...
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    Happy to get you a quote if you're interested,...

    Happy to get you a quote if you're interested, Lee.
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    Take my dropper, please!

    If you're a fan of 9Point8 and don't mind working on their droppers, I've got a deal for you.  Get this Fall Line, 200mm drop x 30.9 out of my shop!  It came with a used bike I bought last fall,...
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    I've used Dirt Labs once and they seemed fine,...

    I've used Dirt Labs once and they seemed fine, fast, and communicate well. More recently, I just got my DVO Diamond and Topaz back from Diaz Suspension in DGO, and they worked some magic on the...
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    I did, several years back. I was maybe 45 on a...

    I did, several years back. I was maybe 45 on a 29er HT and my buddy 40? Anyway, we cached water a ways down toward the Visitor's Center, then drove and camped at Mineral Bottom just outside the...
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    I've been road-tripping to Moab since '98, and...

    I've been road-tripping to Moab since '98, and have had the privilege of riding a bunch of locals-only stash with a certain Moab ER nurse, but I've never heard of that one. And I guess the...
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    The 949 Racing valve stems worked great for me...

    The 949 Racing valve stems worked great for me when I drilled out a wheelset from presta to schraeder. If I had both, I'd offer to send them por nada, but for some reason, I can only find one in the...
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    I don't own either, so really can't say. I was...

    I don't own either, so really can't say. I was about to pull the trigger on the Ceco just to have a reasonably-sized self-contained battery to carry as a "just in case" light, but decided to go a...
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    This! If you're just getting a spare to loan to...

    This! If you're just getting a spare to loan to a friend, the Shenkey or the Ceco 1000 for $40 on Amazon are well regarded.
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    x3 on Time ATAC pedals. Made the switch nearly...

    x3 on Time ATAC pedals. Made the switch nearly 20 years ago after continuing to grenade spds on rock strikes and haven't retired a pair yet.
    Not so much on my Mavic shoes. Crossmax XL sole cracked...
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