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    Does anybody make a hybrid suspension fork that...

    Does anybody make a hybrid suspension fork that isn't junk? Even the higherend hybrids I've seen with suspension forks have some low end suntour pogo stick on the front.
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    My biggest issue with my pump is getting it back...

    My biggest issue with my pump is getting it back off. I have to pull so hard that when the pump head finally pops off I smack the crap out of my finger on the disc rotors all the time. After doing...
  3. I hate to keep pimping Surly because I know other...

    I hate to keep pimping Surly because I know other people make these style of bikes but I can't remember any of them. If you want a real mtn bike but also need something with rack mounts look at the...
  4. The santa cruz is an awesome mountain bike and...

    The santa cruz is an awesome mountain bike and I'd like to have it myself. It is a pretty serious long travel hardtail and is over kill for dirt road types of riding but would be a blast on single...
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    Breezer has better parts. Specialized has better...

    Breezer has better parts. Specialized has better stickers on the frame meaning it would be easier to sell and for more money when you are done with it.
  6. Sounds like you would be interesting in something...

    Sounds like you would be interesting in something from the Surly line of touring bikes

    Bikes | Surly Bikes

    Like an Ogre or ECR
  7. In the article in the first post there is a...

    In the article in the first post there is a youtube video showing a guy tuning the FD. There is a button on the FD itself to change it.
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    I'm still in the don't care camp myself when it...

    I'm still in the don't care camp myself when it comes to my road bike's brakes but I'm kind of in the don't care camp for most things on my road bike. I'm still rocking a triple on my roadie so I'm...
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    Actually lots of people did back when they...

    Actually lots of people did back when they started taking over lol. People said all the same crap that gets posted in all these disc brakes on road bikes threads that pop up. When I first started...
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    The complexity of hydraulic disc brakes depends...

    The complexity of hydraulic disc brakes depends on which brand you have. My shimano's are dirt simple way easier than setting up V brakes anyway. To bleed them you just have to pop the cap off the...
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    I have the codes too and use them for both my...

    I have the codes too and use them for both my mtbing which I do way more of and road riding. Seem fine to me. I've never bothered with roadie shoes.
  12. Shimano Deore M615 Brake are the bang for the...

    Shimano Deore M615 Brake are the bang for the buck brakes. They often can be found for around $80 a set shipped usually from wiggle.com | Cycle | Run | Swim | Tri-Sports & Bike Shop or Buy Road...
  13. I'd do the Haro and then swap everything over to...

    I'd do the Haro and then swap everything over to the MUCH newer than the trek Giant frame you have. The Maestro rear suspension on the giant is suppose to be damn good, never ridden one myself.
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    They make a pretty good line of mtn bikes now...

    They make a pretty good line of mtn bikes now too.

    <--- owns a db sortie 29er ;)
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    You need a presta to schrader adapter dohicky...

    You need a presta to schrader adapter dohicky which you should be able to pick up from your LBS for around $1. Try that first and then a second layer of gorilla tape before doing the split tube...
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    They are all pretty much the same so for me it...

    They are all pretty much the same so for me it would come down to which ones are 9 speeds and which have shimano brakes, great brakes even on the lowend. That means diamondback or the scott.
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    I've lost about 5lbs over the last 2 weeks from...

    I've lost about 5lbs over the last 2 weeks from my gut. I think that will make more of a difference than 1lb off the bike. It is also a hell of a lot cheaper ;).

    I upgraded the wheels on my road...
  18. I used the lye method on my surly. I tried...

    I used the lye method on my surly. I tried cutting out the seatpost but didn't have the patients for that crap. Then I tried using an adjustable reamer which worked pretty well but I couldn't get...
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    Forget my post. I didn't look at the specs for...

    Forget my post. I didn't look at the specs for the 910 and just assumed the xc32 was the spring version. The air version would be fine especially for that price. Also looks like the 910 has good...
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    The XC32 isn't very good either. Are the...

    The XC32 isn't very good either.

    Are the wheels and brakes more or less equal between the two? You can buy a pretty good air fork for $300. Think the Rockshox Recons dip down near $200 from time...
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    and a soft tail too. Cool What do those use...

    and a soft tail too. Cool

    What do those use as a shock in the back just simple spring?
  22. Thread: fat or 650b

    by Canker
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    Poll: You mean 27.5+. I was thinking about trying that...

    You mean 27.5+. I was thinking about trying that on my surly karate monkey.

    I have two 29ers and an old 26er that has never fit me, frame is too big. I really wanted to try out the 27.5er thing...
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    If your disc brakes are squeaking/rubbing they...

    If your disc brakes are squeaking/rubbing they aren't adjusted correctly or they are avids :). That is one of the downsides I can see with road bikes and disc brakes. If you go hydraulic your...
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    anything more than 8 gears in the back is stupid...

    anything more than 8 gears in the back is stupid too
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    1999 Kona Caldera - BikePedia...

    1999 Kona Caldera - BikePedia

    1999 Kona Caldera - New and Used Bike Value

    Overpriced
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