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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-05-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By nickfree
these are good,quit recent bikes. 30lb/14kg....

these are good,quit recent bikes. 30lb/14kg. Giant Trance X4 - av_mayne's Bike Check - Vital MTB (http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/av-mayne,11547/setup,18408)
i also think it wouldn't be the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-05-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By nickfree
hello all sure a tube is hollow,what i meant is...

hello all
sure a tube is hollow,what i meant is this one feels less sturdy.
i intend on attaching a steel lock with straps(on the tubes front end),and it might weight a bit more than 1.5Kg(4.5...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-05-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By nickfree
hello all sure a tube is hollow,what i meant is...

hello all
sure a tube is hollow,what i meant is this one feels less sturdy, and as Reynolds said, i remember carrying friends on my cheap steel bike on the top tube,which i wouldn't do on these one....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-04-15, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By nickfree
about the frames 'top tube' solidity.

hello
bikes in question are Giant trance x4
I'd like to fix/attach a utility on the top tube.1.5kg(3.3 pounds)
these are mountain bikes, so i might ride in a way that put stress on the 'top tube'...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-04-15, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By nickfree
about the frames 'top tube' solidity.

hello
bikes in question are Giant trance x4
I'd like to fix/attach a utility on the top tube.1.5kg(3.3 pounds)
these are mountain bikes, so i might ride in a way that put stress on the 'top tube'...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-14-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By nickfree
i don't recall seeing oil on the stanchions, at...

i don't recall seeing oil on the stanchions, at any time.

anyhow, these are all good advices, I'll try to put some more air in the fork, set the sag correctly, play with the rebound a bit and see...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-13-13, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By nickfree
according to this site (...

according to this site ( http://www.ridefox.com/fox_tech_center/owners_manuals/07/eng/forks/32mm/float_rl.htm), this seems to be the proper pressure for you're weight more or less.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-12-13, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By nickfree
i've set the sag only by weight: 145 - 155 lbs. =...

i've set the sag only by weight: 145 - 155 lbs. = 65 psi i think i'll need to set it properly this time.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-12-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By nickfree
that's a comforting answer, i'll try to set the...

that's a comforting answer, i'll try to set the sag properly.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-12-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By nickfree
is my fork ok?

I've just purchased a 'Fox Racing Shox 32 Float 140 RL',(new one)(haven't rode it really yet)
and it seems that when i push the fork in(at home, while holding the front brake), it doesn't fully go...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-12-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By nickfree
is my fork ok?

I've just purchased a 'Fox Racing Shox 32 Float 140 RL',(new one)(haven't really rode it yet)
and it seems that when i push the fork in(at home, while holding the front brake), it doesn't fully go...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-29-13, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By nickfree
Thanks for the clear answer.

Thanks for the clear answer.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-28-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By nickfree
another giant trance x to monarch rt3 upgrade Thread

after reading almost all i found on the net about 'giant trance x4 2012' rear shock upgrade to a 'rockshox monarch rt3'
i think the only thing i managed to understand is that my current Giant rear...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-24-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By nickfree
maybe i'll try that solution next time i take the...

maybe i'll try that solution next time i take the wheel off, for now i think i'll bare with it, and start looking for hydraulic brakes with adjustable pads, like the "Hayes Sole" since i saw it was...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-17-13, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By nickfree
avid elixir1 issue

its a new bike, i rode it a few times
i got it with these avid brakes
today while riding on a very hot and humid weather the front brake got tightened or sticky so the wheel couldn't spin well....
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-08-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By nickfree
thanks man i got straight to the point clear...

thanks man
i got straight to the point clear answers.
I'm already checking for shipping options.
...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-08-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By nickfree
so what do you think, if i move all the braking...

so what do you think, if i move all the braking system as it is now on my rockshox fork ,will it be an easy transfer to that fox fork i mentioned? or i might have to look for a fitting Post mount...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-07-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By nickfree
what i meant wasn't about the fox fork setup,...

what i meant wasn't about the fox fork setup, but i saw that when you bought a rockshox fork you could choose the stiffness according to the rider weight and it would have a different color tag on...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-07-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By nickfree
so from what you're saying it seems like im good...

so from what you're saying it seems like im good to go on this one.
just a re-verification about the post mount brakes; i saw this picture >...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-07-13, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By nickfree
giant trance x4 2012 fork upgrade

i think i found a 140mm fork in my budget that would fit my bike:
http://www.amazon.com/Fox-Racing-Shox-Float-Black/dp/B00A6RCMYY/ref=sr_1_159?ie=UTF8&qid=1373025449&sr=8-159&keywords=fox

its a...
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