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Liked a bike check Dogboy's Yeti SB66c 1/21/2014 12:12 AM
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Liked a bike check NS Surge + Rock Shox Domain 318 Coil 8/17/2013 12:00 PM
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Updated bike check NS Bikes Surge 8/17/2013 11:07 AM
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Updated bike check NS Bikes Surge 8/17/2013 11:07 AM
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Updated bike check NS Bikes Surge 8/15/2013 10:41 AM
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Updated bike check NS Bikes Surge 8/12/2013 9:08 PM
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Added bike check NS Bikes Surge 8/9/2013 4:45 PM
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Started new thread Short/Medium Cage Derailleur Difference 8/4/2013 2:43 PM

Correct me if I'm wrong but...from what I've read, apparently the only difference in cage length is the slack in the chain resulting in different shifting times. I couldn't help but notice every downhill bike has the shorter cage rear derailleur. Does ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Freeride/Downhill advice needed 7/20/2013 4:05 PM

I appreciate the tips. I have avid elixir 1 brakes now, which seem to be alright for the riding I do now. As far as upgrading the drivetrain, are you referring to just the derailleur or the entire system (bottom bracket, cranks, chain-ring, etc)

Liked a bike check NS Bikes Surge 7/18/2013 9:03 PM
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Added reply in a thread Fork Spring Rattling - Marzocchi 55R 7/16/2013 12:59 PM

That sounds rather complicated. Have you heard of using shrink wrap as a cheaper alternative to shrink fitting the spring assembly? Maybe we are talking about the same thing here.

Started new thread Fork Spring Rattling - Marzocchi 55R 7/10/2013 9:52 AM

I recently bought the 2012 NS Bikes Core 1 w/ Marzocchi 55R forks. Overall, they have been functional on the trails but the spring inside has been rattling around inside the fork. I don't know enough about the inner workings of the forks to know if this ... more »

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Started new thread Freeride/Downhill advice needed 7/7/2013 9:49 PM

I've had a NS bikes core 1 for a few months now and I'm looking to upgrade some of the parts. I like to freeride/downhill at an intermediate level and I'm expecting my bike to perform accordingly. I don't know a whole a lot about the brands out there ... more »

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