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    I have two of the cheapo $20 cree lights and...

    I have two of the cheapo $20 cree lights and can't complain. I use them on my mtn bike and run the magic shine wide angle lens on the bar and the stock spot on my helmet. Even on my rigid I've...
  2. Thread: 1x9

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    I went 1x9 on my rigid 30t front by 36t rear and...

    I went 1x9 on my rigid 30t front by 36t rear and like it but there are some things I just can't do on it still, mainly the really long climbs. I just tire out and need a granny to fall back on for a...
  3. Entry level front shocks are junk and in a lot of...

    Entry level front shocks are junk and in a lot of ways a rigid is better plus he is 11 and can take the punishment :). Slap the biggest front tire you can fit on it 2.3/2.4, run the pressure as low...
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    That is the one complaint that really makes no...

    That is the one complaint that really makes no sense to me. They are extremely easy to setup and adjust. You just loosen the two caliper bolts, squeeze the brake lever, and tighten the two bolts...
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    Have a surly karate monkey rigid but I also have...

    Have a surly karate monkey rigid but I also have a 120mm full squish. I'd get tired of riding the rigid all the time but it is nice to switch back and forth to change things up.
  6. Had a Schwinn Varsity from the late 70s that...

    Had a Schwinn Varsity from the late 70s that weighed 38lbs. Bought it for $25 thinking I would use it to ride back and forth to work but never did. Got it working and it just sat in my room for...
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    1 full suspension mtn (Main bike) 1 rigid mtn 1...

    1 full suspension mtn (Main bike)
    1 rigid mtn
    1 road bike
    1 26er hardtail mtn bike setup for gravel

    The full suspension is my go to mtn bike for riding in group mtb rides. The rigid is what I...
  8. What kind of bottom bracket do you have now? Yes...

    What kind of bottom bracket do you have now? Yes it will fit with the right bottom bracket. The FC-M590 uses the newer outboard bearing bottom bracket like
    Shimano Deore BB51 Outboard Bearing BB...
  9. bike #3...

    bike #3 too old so I'd rule that one out.

    Full suspension doesn't = downhill bike. #2 and #3 are short travel XC bikes just like #1 only with rear suspensions. Headshocks are 60mm to maybe...
  10. Yeah if you read the slickdeals thread Nashbar...

    Yeah if you read the slickdeals thread Nashbar plugged the hole :)
  11. You can actually take another 11% off on top of...

    You can actually take another 11% off on top of that when you apply promotion code 24269

    Nashbar Coupon: 21% + 11% Off a Single Item: Garmin Edge 500 GPS Bike Computer - Slickdeals.net
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    Bikesdirect does sometimes get last year's/old...

    Bikesdirect does sometimes get last year's/old stock of other brands to sell but Jamis isn't a normal BD brand. Jamis sells low end entry level bikes just like most of the big guys.
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    Jamis isn't a bikesdirect brand and Jamis makes...

    Jamis isn't a bikesdirect brand and Jamis makes quality bikes besides that.
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    There are tons of videos on youtube that show you...

    There are tons of videos on youtube that show you how to adjust derailleurs.
  15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sm-tTbfamM ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sm-tTbfamM

    The b-screw. If it were me I'd just go ahead and break the other side off and find a bolt that will fit through the hole and a couple of nuts to hold...
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    2006 Jamis Dakar XC Pro - BikePedia...

    2006 Jamis Dakar XC Pro - BikePedia
    For $350 kind of hard to go wrong with that as long as it is the right size and not worn out. What fork did he put on it? Had a pretty good one to begin with.
  17. I bought a 2007 version 2 years ago for $300 in...

    I bought a 2007 version 2 years ago for $300 in working condition. Mine had been changed around a bit and didn't have the stock wheels, seat post, left brake, and needed a new chain/cassette. I'd...
  18. Anybody tried out a 11 speed shimano mtb cassette...

    Anybody tried out a 11 speed shimano mtb cassette on a roadie setup yet? If so what rear derailleur would you go with to get the pull ratios right? That would certainly get you some climbing gears.
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    not exactly a documentary but it is a fun show. ...

    not exactly a documentary but it is a fun show. It is on www.crunchyroll.com if anybody wants to check it out.
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    Those things are still pretty sought after. Just...

    Those things are still pretty sought after. Just do a search for zaskar on ebay and you will be hard pressed to find a frame alone for that cheap even the old ones. See if he has the original seat...
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    2012 Trek 6000 Disc - New and Used Bike Value...

    2012 Trek 6000 Disc - New and Used Bike Value
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    Most of us started off on a crappy fork and...

    Most of us started off on a crappy fork and lived. It is a first bike and you aren't going to be hucking off 6ft jumps or anything on it. The bigger problem is you probably need a medium and not a...
  23. What kind of brakes are they? I've ran Avids...

    What kind of brakes are they? I've ran Avids which need bleed a lot but even they don't go from working to not working quickly. They give you plenty of warning that they are going to need to be...
  24. https://www.1upusa.com/product-fendercushion.html...

    https://www.1upusa.com/product-fendercushion.html
    They sell those things and I haven't come across anybody claiming to have any problems using them. What they do say though is they are basically...
  25. Kuat along with https://www.1upusa.com/ are...

    Kuat along with https://www.1upusa.com/ are pretty much top of the line racks. The swagman is a good enough rack. I have a 1 up usa and the really nice things about it is it is super easy to use,...
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