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Started new thread Frame and tires for DJ/SS 4/19/2014 2:00 PM

Hello, First of all I plan to build DJ/SS bike in some 2 months. Now, i know Nukeproof Solum would hold DJ, but I'm not so sure about SS. If I wanted mix of both should I move to 4X frame? Also, as fara as tire selection goes I think I would run Speed ... more »

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Where this world is going? 26-ers for life

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Started new thread Best and worst purchases 12/27/2013 2:46 PM

So, this year is at the end and you probably bought something. Let every body know what it was, top 5 of best and worst. Best: 1. ODI TLD grips 2. Continental Rubber Queen 3. Zefal Wet lube 4. Cheap Chinese helmet (saved my life) 5. XLC flat pedals Worst: ... more »

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Added reply in a thread How to not 12/27/2013 2:33 PM

Honestly, I don't know, I ride aggressively and I know I shouldn't on not so weak frame, but i plan on buying used DH bike for freeride and stuff. Anyway, where I ride it's mostly hard packed dirt trails, rough rock sections (tallest rock is maybe 4 ... more »

Started new thread How to not 12/25/2013 3:09 AM

Hi, I have a huge problem. Again I bent my rear mech cage ad repaired it a little, but I also bent mech hanger. I have XC bike and i think i'm a little too aggressive for it. Are there any solutions accept buying freeride or dh or 4X bike w/ short cage ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Build or add 12/15/2013 10:40 AM

As far as fork sturdiness goes, you're right and that would be one of upgrader on DJ. Now, as far as mega goes, I saw it was won on hardtail-singlespeed. Because (and track dropouts on most of bikes) of that I thought about building 3rd wheel (rear one) ... more »

Started new thread Build or add 12/14/2013 11:57 AM

Hi, Okay I have huge decision infront of me. Two options. First: Build a DJ bike with single speed setup, (including Race face stem and handlebars, shimano acera cranks, b Deore brakes (front and rear), Shimano front hub and Novatech rear hub, etc.) ... more »

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Added a comment about news blog Buy Some Trail and You Could Win a Santa Cruz Bike - Sierra Trails 5 Bucks a Foot 12/7/2013 1:29 AM
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Started new thread Wanted: DJ frame 12/3/2013 10:37 AM

Hi, I'm searching for a DJ frame. It can be slopestyle frame or freeride frame (hardtail) too. It must accept suspension fork. Can be used/repainted/without decals, but it mustn't be broken or repaired. I don't care about dropouts, steer tube type, BB ... more »

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Started new thread Handlebar set 11/17/2013 3:22 AM

Hi , I'm planning on making my bike little more stylish, so I watched at handlebars and saw few from carbon. Now, I'm not weight weenie and I actually try to remove carbon on some parts, but I find pretty cheap handlebars w/stem w/seat tube. Are they ... more »

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Liked a comment on the item #ThrowbackThursday - The Infamous Fender Bender Freakout 11/14/2013 12:57 PM

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Added a product review for Shimano XT Disc Brake M785 11/5/2013 6:28 AM
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Perfect middle

Rating:

The Good: Great braking power, fantastic look, minimal noise, impossible to overheat, reach adjust can be adjusted without tool.

The Bad: Price of ice tech rotors and vented pads is very high.

Overall:

When I first time looked at this brake I taught: ''There's no difference between this and SLX brakes.'' And that isn't far from truth. Only difference is in final look and in addition of so called ''Free stroke'' mechanism. Some people think this is completely useless, but I was able to see, just like my friends that it has some difference. Main reason I had this brake? Whole bike had XT group so I thought if whole bike is XT group, I will go for it. Is it worth additional money for difference in 20 grams per brake? It's all up to you. I would personally go for it because one group above SLX can mean difference in quality, performance and lasting after few years of usage. Also, if you go trough a lots of descends and really long ones, buy this. I used 180mm front and 160mm rear Ice tech rotors and pads and even when I tried to overheat them, but I was far from it. Plus, Free stroke actually helps in those situations. If you go for XTR, you won't have all this luxury.

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