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Added reply in a thread How do you clean/lube your chain? 9/12/2020 10:52 AM

I don't clean mine that often, because I ride in pretty dry conditions for the most part. I will usually just hit every pin with a couple of drops of lube, then take a rag and run it over the chain to wick up the excess. When I do clean it, I'll do it ... more »

Added reply in a thread tubeless tire not seating even with charger pump Help 8/7/2020 7:00 AM

Try spraying the bead with Windex (or soapy water) and then try to seat the bead. I've never had to do it on a mtb tire, but I've done it many times mounting dirt bike tires.

Added reply in a thread Rekon Race 2.2 X 29 8/4/2020 5:14 AM

Seems about right to me, maybe a little high. I guess it's better to err on the side of caution with these things. Run them on 28 and then slowly back off a bit until you find the sweet spot. I weigh about the same as you (175) and I ran 23psi in 2.25 ... more »

Added reply in a thread Fox and Slik Graphics 7/28/2020 5:28 AM

Dick move? Sure. but to play devil's advocate, the trademark is owned by Fox and Slik is making a profit off of it. If you're making Nike shirts in your basement and selling them online don't you think there'd be a lawyer knocking at your door at some ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2020 Shimano SLX brakes, Olives 7/17/2020 9:41 AM

Glad I read this. I've got new SLX 4-pistons coming and I ordered new olives thinking they didn't come with the brakes. I might be able to ride this weekend after all!

Added reply in a thread Flatlanders - how's that modern bike working for you? 7/1/2020 7:47 AM

Agree with both responses. I live in middle Georgia, and I basically ride the same kind of stuff that you do. Most of us opt for short-travel trail bikes like the Stumpy ST, Pivot-429, TallBoy, etc. I feel like those are the perfect bikes for the job ... more »