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    I have a Downtube 8fs that I've carried in a...

    I have a Downtube 8fs that I've carried in a suitcase before, both weight and size of the suitcase were withing regulations

    So I honestly don't get why you would have any issue getting a folding...
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    Well I finally managed to remove the pivot bolt...

    Well I finally managed to remove the pivot bolt today after heating it up with a butane torch before applying pressure, looks like they dip them in loctite at the factory.


    It's identical to...
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    Ah thanks, didn't notice that's what it was since...

    Ah thanks, didn't notice that's what it was since it's already disassembled and I could see plastic parts. He also goes on about some other parts in the minis suspension.

    I've been trying to...
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    Couldn't see anything about the pivot itself,...

    Couldn't see anything about the pivot itself, only saw him adding a piece of rubber to the spring section.


    8FS suspension springs are beefier so I don't really have a problem there.


    This...
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    Anyone know of any suitable replacement for the...

    Anyone know of any suitable replacement for the suspension pivot of a 8fs model?

    I ask because I've noticed a bit of flex on the lower part of the bike and it seems the pivot is the cause of it,...
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    I use Nokia maps

    I use Nokia maps
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    Are you using a dishing tool or going by the...

    Are you using a dishing tool or going by the frame?

    if you're going by the frame, you should ensure that the frame is properly aligned. Take a wheel that you know has correct dishing and check it....
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    I've bought BB7 disc brakes for the same price...

    I've bought BB7 disc brakes for the same price that they're selling online before.

    They're prices are up there with US online stores ones, probably much cheaper than europeans are used to.
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    Yeah, I certainly wouldn't trust that.

    Yeah, I certainly wouldn't trust that.
  10. It's all urban legend until it happens to you. I...

    It's all urban legend until it happens to you. I haven't had any sort of problems with my bikes other than dropping a chain on my spokes and ripping my pants to pieces or getting them stuck on the...
  11. Disc breaks heat up the hubs and that leads to...

    Disc breaks heat up the hubs and that leads to the grease failing which leads to more wear on your bearings.

    Each has it's own plus and con

    Personally I use disc brakes on the front and V...
  12. I decided to go with a 170mm FSA Tempo Tripple...

    I decided to go with a 170mm FSA Tempo Tripple crank after finding a site that listed some info on it

    Bolt Circle Diameter (BCD) The middle and outer ring are 130mm BCD, inner is 74mm.

    BB...
  13. The ones I found before were mtn bike tripples,...

    The ones I found before were mtn bike tripples, particularly the alivio which didn't clearly state if it was the octalink or the square model but it definitely wasn't 130BCD.


    The crank is for...
  14. Crankset 130BCD for Shimano UN55 BB (68 x 115mm)

    I'm looking for a replacement crankset that will work with some parts that I already have on the bike but it's a real headache looking for something specific using amazon or ebay. Anyone know of any...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiB9kUPRXZ4

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiB9kUPRXZ4
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXOcV7E30QM

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXOcV7E30QM
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    First step is deciding how much power you need,...

    First step is deciding how much power you need, the beam angle and what battery you prefer.

    Here's some beamshots to help
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  18. Empire Cycles Unveils the World's First 3D-Printed Titanium Bike Frame

    http://www.renishaw.com/en/first-metal-3d-printed-bicycle-frame-manufactured-by-renishaw-for-empire-cycles--24154
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    I second this, Dr Bronners is a favorite for...

    I second this, Dr Bronners is a favorite for anyone that goes camping, specially the pepermint since it has a nice tingle

    I buy mine in bars and dissolve whatever I need into liquid.
    ...
  20. A battery has a working range or specific voltage...

    A battery has a working range or specific voltage that it shouldn't go over or under, this varies from battery types.

    read this ...
  21. Thread: Walmart lights

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    If you want cheap lights that are pretty good,...

    If you want cheap lights that are pretty good, check home depot for Defiant lights but they might be sold out in your area. Not the best quality or waterproofing but it's hard to beat them for the...
  22. Thread: Dry Bag Size

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    I use the MSR packshower since I can use it for...

    I use the MSR packshower since I can use it for many things.
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    Finding a good bike at that price range leaves...

    Finding a good bike at that price range leaves you with looking at craigslist for used bikes.

    I owned a 16 inch wheeled citizen bike and it developed a crack at the seatpost after some very light...
  24. If you're only charging usb devices then using a...

    If you're only charging usb devices then using a 12V battery is extremely inefficient and heavy.

    There are plenty of Li ON battery banks out there that can be charged from a USB port and can...
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    As a general rule try your best to blend in...

    As a general rule try your best to blend in wherever you may be at, that means clothing and whatever else you can do. Don't ever look like a tourist or people will try their best to rip you off,...
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