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  1. #1
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    MY First and New Bike

    Ok so I went ahead after riding and checking out my Uncle's bike, man this thing has never been on dirt and only on street, and thats why he had street tires on it.

    It's a MARIN Rocky Ridge, 2006 model, msrp for $1100.

    HE added some lil parts like those azonic pedals they are very grippy and nice and new.

    I got the bike for $500 which was awesome deal considering it doesnt have ny scratches or anything, and is practically new, and is an $1100 bike.

    Highlights:
    -dual piston hydraulic disc brakes
    -marzocchi bomber dirt jumper 3s

    Questions:
    The front rotor rubs a bit and he said it just needs to be adjusted, so how do I do that?

    Thanks, and comments on the bike are greatly appreciated.







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    Ahh they are hayes nine i see from your picture. I have them on my bike.

    All I can say is get used to doing a lot of adjustment with them. If there is rubbage on the rotor, i suggest you loosen the two mounting bolts for the caliper and then SQUEEZE hard on the lever, and tighten up while you are firmly squeezing the lever. This will center the caliper to the rotor. You might find you need to give it a ride or two and sometimes it'll sort it self out.

    Also dont squeeze the lever without the rotor in, never touch the pads with your fingers and you can clean the rotor with Denatured Alchol or Metho.

    Enjoy.

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    Hayes Nine's.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    Hayes HFX-9 Hydraulic brakes, V8, 8" rotors

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    more comments on the bike please I feel like I got a really good deal!

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    It will be a good jumping bike .

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    You did good with that bike.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    Right on. It's even nicer than I expected. Excellent buy.
    2008 Specialized Rockhopper Pro
    Parting out the old Mountain Cycle Rumble.

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    Thanks guys! Can't wait to ride it today after work, and I think I will be going on a trail ride this weekend.

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    Great deal. Be careful, it's an addicition. If I miss a day, I feel like I need a "fix" real bad. All that bike needs now, is some tender loving, DIRT!

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