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  1. Thread: kickstand or no?

    by ed
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    http://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-biking/549940-k...

    http://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-biking/549940-kickstands.html
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    I love both ends of the spectrum. I have a 6"...

    I love both ends of the spectrum. I have a 6" dually and a rigid. Both are 26", both are All Mountain, both will shred hard.

    My rigid bike utilizes a 2005 Komodo FreerideHardtail frame coupled...
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    Heckler is the best bike I've ever owned. As D...

    Heckler is the best bike I've ever owned. As D says...High/forward single pivot is something magical and always has been. Heckler has always been a well recieved ride in its simplicity. The...
  4. http://www.identitibikes.com/products-details.php?...

    http://www.identitibikes.com/products-details.php?id=FKITRBA

    Worst case, you could use the Identiti mounts and either shim or make your own back strap for them.
  5. Measure the diameter and look up Identiti canti...

    Measure the diameter and look up Identiti canti mounts. They make some for their rigid line up that may work perfectly.
  6. :thumb: Your username has to go.;)

    :thumb: Your username has to go.;)
  7. Thread: Beefcake Hardtails

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    Me too...26+ sounds phun!

    Me too...26+ sounds phun!
  8. Ooooooo...like! That one will work well. Heck...

    Ooooooo...like!

    That one will work well. Heck if you don't like it, you can always drop it. My experience though...more travel = more smile.
  9. I learned all my technique from the "Taken for...

    I learned all my technique from the "Taken for granted...techniques for new riders" sticky.
  10. Dang straight it'll handle it!...

    Dang straight it'll handle it!
    http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h28/chelboed/Progression%20of%20a%20Komodo/DSC03134.jpg

    Works well with 140 too....
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    I enjoy both. Makes an old trail new. Makes a...

    I enjoy both. Makes an old trail new. Makes a good rider better. Makes a poor man appreciate what he has.

    2006 broken chainstay on my XLT. Received the 80's rigid Raleigh as gift to keep me on the...
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    http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h28/chelboed/ima...

    http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h28/chelboed/images_zpsa6255c78.jpg
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    And as you grow taller...hi rise is your friend,...

    And as you grow taller...hi rise is your friend, hahaha.

    My red ProTaper moved over to my heckler. I tried a syncros bulk 710x40mm, but I didn't like the width and sweep compared to the ProTaper....
  14. Got my first bike when I lived on a farm. (7y.o.)...

    Got my first bike when I lived on a farm. (7y.o.) Watched "Rad"...had to learn to bunnyhop. Moved to city@ age 12. Ride around town...acid drops off ledges, etc... Switched to skateboarding. Ollie...
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    My wife the skeptic...

    I got home from my ride on the rigid today and told my wife..."Wow, after a couple rides on the Heckler...that rigid is a rough ride." (obvious)

    So she said (mind you, my wife isn't even a...
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    I be liking my bars like I likes ma'women...tall...

    I be liking my bars like I likes ma'women...tall and wide.


    I just ditched my 685x40mm EA70 bar for another ProTaper 720x50mm. Never been more comfortable.



    Btw...cycle club sports has them...
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    Well...if you can put together the scratch, my...

    Well...if you can put together the scratch, my Hope Pro 2 / DT EX5.1d setup has lasted since 2006. It's about time to rebuild the rear, but they've been abused and loved. A good set of wheels is a...
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    XT/Rhyno lite is very affordable. Like $160 hand...

    XT/Rhyno lite is very affordable. Like $160 hand built. Excellent
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    How is your front wheel? Maybe since you have a...

    How is your front wheel? Maybe since you have a suspension fork, you can put the whole $300 toward relaxing the rear wheel with a nice sealed bearing hub/721.
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    You may be able to swing an XT/ 721/729 build. ...

    You may be able to swing an XT/ 721/729 build.

    XT is a good cup and cone hub that is cheap and you could run a single speed tensioner just in case you later decide to move back to a rear...
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    My initial build was a freeride hardtail around...

    My initial build was a freeride hardtail around 34#
    http://www.pedalroom.com/p/2005-jamis-komodo-3879_4.jpg

    Slimmed it down to a 26.5# for XC trail riding:...
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    I don't know of Dan was joking around or being...

    I don't know of Dan was joking around or being serious but this kind of thread usually causes me to say what he said. I'm a big fan of the Komodo. I still have two of them. My 2005 has never been...
  23. Thread: Been comparing.

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    I second what Dan has explained. I have a fairly...

    I second what Dan has explained. I have a fairly new Sektor and it's been a chore getting the stiction out of it. It's a great fork and it finally works as I want it too, but it's been a journey...
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    Seat_boy...nice blog, man. Digg it. Well...

    Seat_boy...nice blog, man. Digg it.

    Well y'all...I just got back from the trail and I'm really satisfied. It performed as expected in some ways and totally surprised me in others.

    1. Super...
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    So I finally met up with the local guy with the...

    So I finally met up with the local guy with the XT disc Mavic wheel that he let me have for $20. Straight and true. Even tension. Awesome. My local bike shop hooked me up with a donated 160mm rotor...
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