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    new brake set up

    just finished, have a look.... time for some bar spins



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    but what about the back brake cable.. won't it get in the way too?

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    no, its long enough where it can go, 720 to the left and 360 to the right

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    oh, I see what happens... when you turn the bars around, the bar ends up actually looping under the brake cable somehow? I'm not up on the whole urban/DJ scene as you can tell.

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    No...his rear brake cable is so friggin' long it just wraps around
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    after one turn to the left

    since the front is routed through the steerer, it remains unchanged after turning, but the back brake.

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    heh, neat way of routing the cable. Ive never seen in person cable routed through the steerer tube

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    Grab a gyro off the '05 P1's.

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    I'd worry about it getting caught on the tire as the fork compresses, will it?

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    It won't.
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    Ah, it will go up with the fork. I figgered it out

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    as a side note, that's gotta be about the shortest stem I've ever seen.

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    i know, but i like it

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    Quote Originally Posted by cryogenic
    as a side note, that's gotta be about the shortest stem I've ever seen.
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    There is a stem there.... I missed it upon 1st glance.
    What year is that bike. Looks kinda worn to me.

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    Senior Member arboc!'s Avatar
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    its 2004 and i ve had it for a little less then a year

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    I thought I was Hell on wheels....

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    its not that warn out, just dirty and muddy

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    nothing wrong with that.

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    Is it an actual gyro kit or is it some clever way of rigging it through the steerer? I haven't seen much for gyro's on mtb's yet.
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    Looks like it's just rigged through the steerer to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cryogenic
    Looks like it's just rigged through the steerer to me.
    It is

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    Quote Originally Posted by seely
    Is it an actual gyro kit or is it some clever way of rigging it through the steerer? I haven't seen much for gyro's on mtb's yet.
    Gyro's on mtb's are relatively new, won't be running one, the line through the steerer works much better in my opinion, all you have to spend on that is $1-$2 at a hardware store.
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    Senior Member arboc!'s Avatar
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    well they sell kits that include a hollw bolt, top cap, and a new star flanged nut.
    Ps. it does just go though the steerer, no smoke or mirrors.

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    All you guys missed the stem cos you're XC riders and you look for 100-120 mm stems
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    My only comment is that your levers seem to be almost straight down.

    I like to keep mine in line with my arms so my wrists don't bend when I'm riding.

    I know it's all preference, but heck, you've really got to rotate your wrists to stop.
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