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    This sounds like an old early 90s norco i built...

    This sounds like an old early 90s norco i built up for locking up downtown etc. Got it for 20bux and by the time I was done I still had 80bux spent and a fancy older mtb.
    did I love it? Sure. Did I...
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    I'd say you're wrong about diamondback, they have...

    I'd say you're wrong about diamondback, they have more than a handful of capable rigs available. Tho they do have kids bikes and low end box store bikes aswell.
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    I replaced my stock worn rotors with shimano slx...

    I replaced my stock worn rotors with shimano slx rotors. Made a huge difference to the stock rotors I had. I just use tektro novela mech brakes but the difference was very noticeable compared to the...
  4. i like to share the love when it comes to where i...

    i like to share the love when it comes to where i buy my parts. if a deal is way too killer to pass up ill clearly opt for the online or big chain route vs the lbs. thats not to say the lbs doesnt...
  5. the top of your steerer should be a smidge below...

    the top of your steerer should be a smidge below the top of the stem. if its not you may need to cut it down abit. if this is the issue your top cap cannot properly tighten everything down
  6. build budget isnt the issue. my current HT has...

    build budget isnt the issue. my current HT has decent parts to swap over. the issue is the frame i ride, im not sure i want to pump better parts or more money into. my riding ability has gotten...
  7. a new headset is an option. it seems alot of used...

    a new headset is an option. it seems alot of used frames come with the headset tho. a reducing headset is def an option tho. i know FSA makes one. my crankset uses an external bb so i think i should...
  8. the thought of buying a used FS frame leaves me a little confused.

    i hate to start a whole new thread with all the FS talk there has been lately but i feel none of those topics relate to my questions.
    ive been playing with the idea of getting an FS frame and...
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    I'm in the same boat. I got into cycling in my...

    I'm in the same boat. I got into cycling in my early 20s and recently tried dj...didn't last long (I'm 30 now), the idea of jumping off stuff just doesn't seem as good when I'm actually doing it and...
  10. bring it back if you havent scratched it up or...

    bring it back if you havent scratched it up or destroyed the box. just tell them hey the specs only allow for a 42t ring, i was told it would work with 48t, can i exchange it for something that will...
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    im kinda surprised the gt isnt the worst spec. i...

    im kinda surprised the gt isnt the worst spec. i would have ruled a new gt out immediatly. spec wise def the cannondale then the giant talon 1. the suntour fork really turns me off the talon 2 and...
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    built a new bike. its a 2012 norco katmandu. DMR...

    built a new bike. its a 2012 norco katmandu. DMR SS kit on a solid peg alivio hub w/ Alex ace-17 rim, front shining am-1 on formula qr hub. schwalbe 2.25 table tops. Suntour Duro crank with raceface...
  13. Thread: DB Topanga

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    2003 Diamondback Topanga Comp - BikePedia...

    2003 Diamondback Topanga Comp - BikePedia
    its all deore lx. decent enough spec. that fork is old but decent enough assuming the elastometers are still alive.
    has disc tabs so thats nice.
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    oh, oops! :innocent:

    oh, oops! :innocent:
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    where would i order that tab?

    where would i order that tab?
  16. Thread: Bikehard bikes

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    Looks like some bunk mass produced bikes. Their...

    Looks like some bunk mass produced bikes. Their 1500$ "ultimate" is even so so spec wise. Atleast I know I could spend 1500$ on something much more ultimate. That 600$ battle isn't much more than box...
  17. Thread: Size Question

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    i ride a 20" frame. im 5`11" and a 32 inseam....

    i ride a 20" frame. im 5`11" and a 32 inseam.
    going to try an 18" this season....will see if i end up swapping frames
  18. I didn't notice the trek was 200$ more. Keep in...

    I didn't notice the trek was 200$ more. Keep in mind it probably has the best wheelset aswell with those sealed cartridge hubs making them very no fuss and buttery smooth. The rocky Mountain would be...
  19. So get your bike shop to do all that work I think...

    So get your bike shop to do all that work I think would be very unethical. The cost of it all would foreshadow anything decent you cold already buy used and newer than your old m-30.
    if you're dead...
  20. Zephyr is right about geometry but if it is...

    Zephyr is right about geometry but if it is solely decided on spec. The trek wins out imo with that sporty deore xt in the back.
  21. That sudden feeling when you've finally realised...

    That sudden feeling when you've finally realised steel is real
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    well its a pretty simple question. A 85cent cone...

    well its a pretty simple question. A 85cent cone vs a whole wheel ruined
  23. Keep in mind. The rockshox xc series forks are...

    Keep in mind. The rockshox xc series forks are built for trail and cross country. I would advise against using them as a jumping fork
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    Oh the frame size isn't an issue at all. It's...

    Oh the frame size isn't an issue at all. It's just me wanting to be one of the cool kids and ride a dj with a slammed seat and if I could achieve a little more then why not. So u ds like an on the...
  25. For 130$ you won't find new. A decent fork is...

    For 130$ you won't find new. A decent fork is gonna cost most of what you paid for you bike probably double your 130$ budget atleast. Perhaps keep any eye on your local cl, Kijiji, buy/sell and keep...
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