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Forum: Mountain Biking 07-25-16, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By cobba
How tall are you? That frame looks quite...

How tall are you?

That frame looks quite large, look for something smaller if it's too big for you.

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Forum: Mountain Biking 07-21-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By cobba
Probably around 470mm give or take. ...

Probably around 470mm give or take.

Suspension forks are supposed to have a certain amount of sag when you ride the bike, if a 100mm fork has 25% sag, the fork will have a axle-to-crown...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-18-16, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By cobba
You can post a bigger photo then the one you did....

You can post a bigger photo then the one you did.


Some do and some don't.
Having a Rockshox fork doesn't automatically make it a good fork.
There is other brands that make good forks too,...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-09-16, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By cobba
It don't think that it does but it might be able...

It don't think that it does but it might be able to take a tapered fork with a change of the bottom headset.


Stick with the 66, it's more suited to the bike as it has larger diameter stanchions...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-01-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By cobba
Steering lock limiter & striker:...

Steering lock limiter & striker: https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/frame-preparation/?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-24-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By cobba
You don't need to use a JTEK shiftmate with a...

You don't need to use a JTEK shiftmate with a Shimano 10 speed road shifter and a Shimano 9 speed mountain rear derailleur as they are compatible.
Forum: Touring 06-20-16, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By cobba
Hope Pro 4. ...

Hope Pro 4.
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/hope-pro-4-mtb-front-hub-15mm-axle/rp-prod145292

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Forum: Mountain Biking 06-20-16, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By cobba
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHrCAdpo1Iw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHrCAdpo1Iw
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-01-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By cobba
MBSO (mountain bike shaped object). It's the...

MBSO (mountain bike shaped object).

It's the frame from a Supercycle Vice / Mongoose Vice which was a low value, low quality department store bike.

As a complete bike you might be lucky to get...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-30-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By cobba
Might be fork flex causing the shuddering. ...

Might be fork flex causing the shuddering.

How are you aligning the caliper?

Loosen the bolts enough so the caliper has sideways movement,
press the brake lever,
wrap a rubber band around...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-27-16, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By cobba
http://www.artscyclery.com/learningcenter/tighteny...

http://www.artscyclery.com/learningcenter/tightenyourheadset.html
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By cobba
What XT hubs do you have?

What XT hubs do you have?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By cobba
The TRP Spyre with 2 moving pistons is a wider...

The TRP Spyre with 2 moving pistons is a wider caliper on the inside then other mechanical disc brake calipers, this problem of hitting spokes isn't unheard of.
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By cobba
If someone moves the caliper outwards without...

If someone moves the caliper outwards without realizing the possible consequences, they could run into problems.

Less pad material contacting the rotor will probably lessen the brakes stopping...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By cobba
The TRP Spyre/Spyke is a wider brake because it...

The TRP Spyre/Spyke is a wider brake because it has 2 moving pistons.

Flange diameter and spoke tension will make a difference with the caliper hitting.

Shimano 6 bolt hubs have a flange...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By cobba
The 7.5ml in the left leg is grease not oil, the...

The 7.5ml in the left leg is grease not oil, the grease goes on the coil spring.

This looks like the same fork: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/2005-exr.pdf
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-16, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By cobba
Look at some 2005 EXR service manuals on:...

Look at some 2005 EXR service manuals on: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-16.htm

They will give you an idea of what to do.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-24-16, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By cobba
* milliliter is different to millimeter I...

* milliliter is different to millimeter

I didn't look at that oil level list properly.

7.5 ml of grease in the left leg
150 ml of SAE 7.5 fork oil in the right leg

The 7.5 weight refers...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-23-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By cobba
150 is not millimeters 150 = milliliters /...

150 is not millimeters

150 = milliliters / cubic centimeters
7.5 = oil weight
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-19-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,549
Posted By cobba
What is the bike?

What is the bike?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-19-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,549
Posted By cobba
Maybe you should wire & epoxy the rest of the...

Maybe you should wire & epoxy the rest of the frame as a preventative measure.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-19-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,549
Posted By cobba
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-17-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,549
Posted By cobba
Weld the crack and put a collar on the headtube. ...

Weld the crack and put a collar on the headtube.

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Forum: Mountain Biking 05-17-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By cobba
The frame looks to be one of the 2006 Fuji...

The frame looks to be one of the 2006 Fuji Outland models that's been repainted.

The 2006 Outland Pro came with a Cane Creek AD-12 shock.
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-17-16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By cobba
Some of the cheap Epixon forks on ebay & amazon...

Some of the cheap Epixon forks on ebay & amazon could be downgraded OEM models that are made for certain Asian markets, the build of them might not be the same a more expensive aftermarket model of...
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