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    Nice looking scoots, I got just too many wide...

    Nice looking scoots,

    I got just too many wide open spaces with long climbs and long descents to go 1X
    Had a 1x9 for a time, back on my 3X9 for good, I like to keep all my options open. :P
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    Don't know a thing about it,,, other than I'd...

    Don't know a thing about it,,, other than I'd love to ride it :P


    That bike is pure rolling art work..
  3. I don't know about any 4% difference as I never...

    I don't know about any 4% difference as I never measured. But I do know Its Night and day for me, a 26 to a 27.5

    The 650b has most of the roll over advantage of the 29er's without the added...
  4. Thread: MTB Tire ?

    by osco53
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    My current bike came with Schwalbe Rocket Ron's,...

    My current bike came with Schwalbe Rocket Ron's, super light, a sub 500 gram tire in 27.7X 2.25..

    Loved em when new but the front tire stopped being predictable before it was half way worn out in...
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    Good looking scoot :P

    Good looking scoot :P
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    I like ta do it in the dirt :P Just sayin,,,

    I like ta do it in the dirt :P


    Just sayin,,,
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    IMO, Always when returning after a long time fix...

    IMO,
    Always when returning after a long time fix up what you got and ride it a season. See If your committed before dropping big coin on a new rig.
    Your trails and style will dictate wheel size, as...
  8. So many variables, I'd go to a race or two first...

    So many variables, I'd go to a race or two first and see what the fast guys are riding...
  9. Removing a pound of rotating mass feels like you...

    Removing a pound of rotating mass feels like you removed TWO pounds of static mass...

    1st performance Mod: Stans Flow ZTR wheels with hope hubs, and go tubeless....
    Buy lighter tires when you go...
  10. Thread: Chainring swap

    by osco53
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    I tried a One by set up. Was fun but I missed the...

    I tried a One by set up. Was fun but I missed the granny gear once in a while, lost my top end speed also.
    I moved up when I got a new bike from Deore to SLX gears, shifts so much better, no chain...
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    Remember this movie ? 425648 A true classic...

    Remember this movie ?

    425648

    A true classic American Hair but :P
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    When you get it rideable your in for a treat. ...

    When you get it rideable your in for a treat.

    When I do 15 miles of singletrack on my mountain bike I am Tank empty, spent, toast, a real workout.
    20 miles on the recumbent, my legs want more,...
  13. Thread: Why a Trike

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    My Tour Easy gave me a much better performing...

    My Tour Easy gave me a much better performing body, So much so I was able to return to mountain biking and am now doing single track !

    I will never part with that Tour Easy, Our Delta Trike Is a...
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    My EZ-1, now My Tour Easy, even my Full squish...

    My EZ-1, now My Tour Easy, even my Full squish mountain bike all had an adjustment curve.
    I adjusted the bikes, the bikes adjusted me, we got used to each other. Now they fit like gloves.

    I...
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    Yeah I like it, It's Interesting. After I rode...

    Yeah I like it, It's Interesting.
    After I rode it a while I get out the torch and cut that steering system off, then mount a Car type steering wheel, something off an old 1920's car....
    I'd add a...
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    On my Tour Easy AND my Mountain bike, ALL my...

    On my Tour Easy AND my Mountain bike,
    ALL my foot problems suddenly vanished when I got these:

    Review: Specialized 2FO Flat shoes - Mtbr.com

    Tennis shoes on a pedal, may as well be in flip...
  17. Love that trike, 424439 424440 424438 Still...

    Love that trike,
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    Still working on my Hitch set up..
  18. Thread: Chain lube

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    Finish Line - Bicycle Lubricants and Care...

    Finish Line - Bicycle Lubricants and Care Products - DRY Lube with TeflonŽ fluoropolymer

    On my Mountain bike and my Tour Easy and my Delta Trike,

    No mess,,,
  19. Thread: Upgrade or buy?

    by osco53
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    I dropped two of my front chain rings and all the...

    I dropped two of my front chain rings and all the hardware, had to add a chain keeper, lost a half a pound.

    And my granny ring, missed that now and then but riding a 1x9 forced me to ride...
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    Service after the sale Is what you get at your...

    Service after the sale Is what you get at your LBS,

    priceless when you need it...


    Just saying.
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    My Nite Rider Is the 550, When riding alone In...

    My Nite Rider Is the 550, When riding alone In the woods the middle setting is plenty and gives me 3 hours burn time.

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    Mounted Mid bar I think It would be hard to damage, no problems yet....
  22. I gave up single track on a hart tail, love my...

    I gave up single track on a hart tail, love my full squish btw
    My single Tracks are not rock gardens but still I like the challenge. I'd get bored on gavel roads or smooth hiking trails..

    A...
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    The Era, the Rumor Evo + other highlights from...

    The Era, the Rumor Evo + other highlights from the Specialized 2015 launch | Kath Bicknell

    Whats out there In our LBS Is often limited.

    The bike to rider weight ratio is off for women riding a...
  24. Thread: Upgrade or buy?

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    I moved from a Scott HT 29er to a Scott FS 27.5...

    I moved from a Scott HT 29er to a Scott FS 27.5
    The Scott Spark 760 2014 model on closeout was $1500, new model would be $1900
    Upgrading the HT would not have paid off, no way.

    Wet brakes are a...
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    Sold my EZ-1 for more than I paid for it new, got...

    Sold my EZ-1 for more than I paid for it new, got the Tour Easy LE for a grand, total outlay $400 for the TE :P

    Pictures :P

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    Added a BB7 disk, much better .
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    422481Paid $500...
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