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    Quote Originally Posted by IdAngler View Post
    Can anyone help me decipher year of this bike,
    Its a REI Novara X-R, 700c wheels, triangular downtube cr-mo.


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    It was produced for 4 years in 93,95,96,& 97...I'm thinking yours is a '97 if it has the Alivio Group.

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    Does this qualify as a Hybrid? My 1x10 creation built on an alum CX frame with carbon fork and Shimano MTB drivetrain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yote223 View Post
    Does this qualify as a Hybrid? My 1x10 creation built on an alum CX frame with carbon fork and Shimano MTB drivetrain.

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    That's sweeeet! I never get old of blacked out.

    Q: do you not use a chain catcher of some sort up front? I have a 1x9 also. The crank has a bash guard on the outside but the chain sometimes fell on the inside on bumps so I added a K-Edge Cross Catcher.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    The plastic wheel reflectors don't do a good job of reflecting, imbalance the wheel, and put undue stress on spokes which will manifest as problems down the road... there are better reflective materials on the market and they are only put there due to governmental safety requirements.

    Nice bike too.
    Good info, thanks!

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    Last edited by yote223; 05-27-14 at 10:40 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yote223 View Post
    Neat product! I'll have to think about that one if I ever switch the crank. Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mechanicmatt View Post
    Just finished this for my wife. I wanted to make her something speedy and nice. Yes I did get it powder coated by Groody Bros in KC...












    As an old BMX'er that raced a SuperGoose back in the early 80's, I really dig the classic Mongoose frame sticker. Classy move.

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    I picked up my 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 today! Still stock components with a few additions (pump, saddlebag).





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    well these are pics of my Trek 8.3 ds which has gone thru a few changes til the end result today1230009_680607548617990_1247894186_n.jpg24643_680607578617987_141373027_n.jpg1387864_690359254309486_914880338_n.jpg
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    Last edited by delavega357; 05-30-14 at 09:35 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by camjr View Post
    As an old BMX'er that raced a SuperGoose back in the early 80's, I really dig the classic Mongoose frame sticker. Classy move.
    Thanks Dude, I thought it looked pretty classy as well. They made a lot of nice bikes before they became a walmart brand.
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    Specialized Crosstrail Comp Disc. Love it.
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    Did't report here for a long time
    Finaly managed to complete two wheelsets, on for the road trips and other one for fun in local forest

    road setup, maxxis detonator 700x32 front and rear




    off road setup, schwalbe smart sam 700x47 front and 700x37 rear

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    God damn, I just love looking at all these bikes.

    I think that bikes and cats have a lot in common, in that I have never seen a bike or cat that I didn't like the look of.
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    Mine: 2013 Specialized Sirrus Limited SL4

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    Quote Originally Posted by raqball View Post
    Mine: 2013 Specialized Sirrus Limited SL4

    Gorgeous Bike!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rise000 View Post
    Did't report here for a long time...

    I have always loved this bike.
    How do you keep the chain on the chain ring? No issues?
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    New Shimano 105 Black ST-5700 Double 10 Speed Shifters Set For Sale Message me with offers .thks

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    New Shimano 105 Black ST-5700 Double 10 Speed Shifters Set For Sale Message me with offers thks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giantcfr1 View Post
    I have always loved this bike.
    How do you keep the chain on the chain ring? No issues?
    Thanks m8
    No problems at all, Race Face Narrow Wide chainring up front and Shimano ZEE short cage der. with clutch at rear...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rise000 View Post
    Thanks m8
    No problems at all, Race Face Narrow Wide chainring up front and Shimano ZEE short cage der. with clutch at rear...
    Thanks for the info I often think about going single at the front, but worry about loosing the chain.
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