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    which tire for front?

    I am clueless regarding MTB

    I have an old Trek 750 I am putting 29er tires on

    I have a Kenda Honey Badger 2.05
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    and a Vee Rubber Vee 7 1.9
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    anyone run KinLin XC-279 rims tubeless?

    curious if it works
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    anyone run KinLin XC-279 rims tubeless?

    let me know if it worked
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    Thank you Scott, I tried your idea and ended up...

    Thank you Scott, I tried your idea and ended up leaving the cable where is was but swapping the bolt direction so the big bolt head was on the other side of the cable arm. It barely clear the seat...
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    you can run the numbers, but 50x11 should be a...

    you can run the numbers, but 50x11 should be a faster gear than 53x12 and you will have less spin out downhills

    with compact you will have a much easier climbing gear and can use the 28 to...
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    jerseys for high heat and humidity

    Summer is here, I find my core temp feels higher and I'm going through water much faster.
    I find once I warm up I am running my jerseys at least halfway unzipped, and don't want to give everyone a...
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    STX fd cable arm bend

    can I bend the cable attach arm on my shimano STX fd forward?
    pictures are here: ...
  8. Trek multitrack 29er conversion and STX fd clearance

    meet my 29er conversion, early 90s multitrack

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    Tons of fun!

    rear tire is kenda honey badger 2.05, actual width is 47-48mm (but it may stretch out...)

    fit is very tight, and in...
  9. shorter brake pads/holders to clear forks for big tires?

    Back end of my canti break pad holders hit the fork and seat stays, so even though I have 50mm of clearance in the fork, I have to deflate my 37mm tires to get them in.

    My early 90s trek has much...
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    brake pad holder for carbon pads

    building a cx bike, and want to have option to use carbon rims

    is there a brake pad holder that will let me put carbon specific pads from my road bike caliper brakes into V or canti brakes?
    I...
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    canti vs V-brakes

    I am building up a new frame for on and off road, and probably going to race it cx this fall

    I have cantis on my Trek 750 and find them a bit weak, squealy, hard to adjust. Love the v-brakes on my...
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    try a Louis Garneau Course. ventilation is...

    try a Louis Garneau Course.
    ventilation is excellent and you don't look like you are in a TT
    COURSE CYCLING HELMET :: Louis Garneau
  13. rather than risking your investment in the...

    rather than risking your investment in the wheels, pick up a tubular set. you can run tubular tires at low PSI with sealant inside. the rims are also a lot lighter.
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    Yes, anterior pelvic tilt is extremely common,...

    Yes, anterior pelvic tilt is extremely common, especially with 8 hours days in an office chair, and causes all sorts of problems, from back pain to uterine prolapse.
    I would recommend looking into...
  15. I've never heard of a driver intentionally...

    I've never heard of a driver intentionally hitting a cyclist because he was angry (though I would not be at all surprised if that has happened somewhere, it is statistically very unlikely)

    I have...
  16. I STRONGLY agree with OP. In my area some...

    I STRONGLY agree with OP. In my area some cyclists ride far right, usually on the lane line, almost exclusively. Cars pass them, sometimes pretty close, often causing oncoming cars to honk at the...
  17. Heard he hit a curb. I hope his rims are ok!...

    Heard he hit a curb.
    I hope his rims are ok! look like Zipp 404 tubulars
    it appears he runs the DA 7800 group. very nice equipment

    I would like to see his strava stats :)
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    I do all the way back. I have heard of custom...

    I do all the way back.
    I have heard of custom shoes or drilling to get cleats in the middle of the sole too.

    From the gist of the dozens (hundreds?) of fit articles and videos I have ingested,...
  19. any updates from owners of the wheelset?

    any updates from owners of the wheelset?
  20. Thanks, that makes sense Wondering if I can also...

    Thanks, that makes sense
    Wondering if I can also use cranks like FSA megaexo or even GXP. iirc most cranks are 24mm spindle like the shimano
    per Sheldon Brown's Bottom Bracket Size Database the...
  21. shimano BBR60 reverse compatability with older cranks?

    I picked up new Shimano 5800 52/36 cranks and a BBR60 for them.

    My original plan was to get a 46t big ring also for cx, but when I saw the ring costs almost as much as the entire cranks, and...
  22. I have weighed 4 320tpi corsa cx or evo 23mm...

    I have weighed 4 320tpi corsa cx or evo 23mm tires at right about 260g. They have a fantastic ride however

    Robert, let us know how the rims weigh and ride.

    I would go for wide, shallow...
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    Does that include the new 11 speed cranks? I was...

    Does that include the new 11 speed cranks? I was wondering if I can swap a 5800 cranks with a SRAM GXP without changing the BB... ?


    re the chain, the KMC links work on Shimano chains!
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    check the forecast before you ride when riding...

    check the forecast before you ride
    when riding with the wind go all out and get your PRs and KOMs
    when against wind get in the drop and spin in an easy gear for recovery
  25. Bontrager aero data on clincher vs tubular

    I was looking at the Aeolus D3 wheels, at almost every AOA Bontrager claims the clincher has less drag than tubular:

    Bontrager: Aeolus D3 wheels

    weird.
    from their white paper (link at above)...
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