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    Ew that sounds pretty nasty... The only problem...

    Ew that sounds pretty nasty... The only problem in the summer here is the infernal midge. Millions of these tiny fly things that bite you. It's not harmful just they itch like mad, but I have to be...
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    Find a good method of getting changed! The most pain I ever had was trying to pull tshirts and tops off.
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    I just use some washing up liquid and a scouring...

    I just use some washing up liquid and a scouring pad, seems to work fine aslong as you rinse it well after.
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    I run a Gravity 2.3 on the back and Diesel 2.5 on...

    I run a Gravity 2.3 on the back and Diesel 2.5 on the front. I've found no better all round tire.

    They grip brilliantly in the dry on anything, rocks roots and dusty trails. In the wet they're...
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    Would you want cantilevers on your bike? It's...

    Would you want cantilevers on your bike? It's just the natural progression. Other than to save a few grams of weight I would see no reason to switch back from my hydros. They work in the wet, work on...
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    I see it's still winter for you too (bare trees)....

    I see it's still winter for you too (bare trees). Crazy weather is april already! Looks like a great place to ride. How long was the trail?
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    Steep and rooty downhills. Long flowing fast...

    Steep and rooty downhills. Long flowing fast tricky corners. Berms into drop offs. Everything really:)
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    You need to pry the pads back with something. A big flat tipped screwdriver might do. Just be gentle hehe.
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    Woah that transition definantly looks nice. 650 according to one review there which isn't as bad as I feared. Thanks for the ideas, may be a bit yet to collect the appropriate funding but It's...
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    Love to ride when its warm enough for a tshirt....

    Love to ride when its warm enough for a tshirt. Being scotland that happens about twice a year:rolleyes: If its too cold its not fun either. 25deg with no wind is perfect.
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    Tough Short Travel Frame

    Hey, I've been thinking about changing the frame on my hard tail to something with some give in the back end. My ideal move would be to swap all the parts of my current bike over, MX Comp 100mm,...
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    I have them on my hardtail. I didn't think you...

    I have them on my hardtail. I didn't think you could buy them seperatly always thought they were OEM things. They've been good so far, stay true well. I dunno what you'd call my riding, all mountain?...
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    I did the same except for lighter springs. All...

    I did the same except for lighter springs. All you do is release any air pressure, take the top caps off. Take the little metal tubes and plastic spacers out, (remember the order they came out!)....
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    Those pics look fun :D The start of this year...

    Those pics look fun :D The start of this year for my was just about getting back on the bike moving again after an operation over xmas. Since then I've improved so much over tech singletrack, much...
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    Springs 05 MX Comp

    Hey, recently bought an 05 MX Comp coil, love it compared to my old MZ but I find the springs very hard. Don't weigh much.... I've been trying to find what softer springs to put it in it. I contacted...
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    Use the Hydros for a few months then decide if...

    Use the Hydros for a few months then decide if you want to change them. After riding hundreds of miles with them through Scottish weather (thats usually mud and rain 80% of the year) I'd never...
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    Dr Pepper...... 6ft no padding no helmet,...

    Dr Pepper......

    6ft no padding no helmet, whats the worse that could happen...

    Splaaaaat
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    I love damp forest trails. Somehow makes the...

    I love damp forest trails. Somehow makes the tires stick like glue.
    Mud - don't mind, have to get used to it here, rains 3/4 of the year.
    Dry and Dusty is fun as its a bit different.
    A warm misty...
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    Been planning to get up there this summer, how...

    Been planning to get up there this summer, how would you get there from aviemore train station. We have no car... I've heard there is a "bike Bus" that runs to the trails?
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    What difference would you notice between a 100mm and 120mm MX Comp. I'm about to buy one of them! Is it worth saving nearly 50quid and go for the 105mm coil or is the ETA 120mm much better? They...
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    I just bought those exact tires, conti diesel and gravity last week and there fantastic. Farily light, roll well, cusion bumps more and grip best on loose damp foresty stuff.
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    Conti/Maxxis Choices

    Narrowed my long tyre search down to two pairs. First question is what would most you all choose. The contis are lighter and seem to get very good reviews. The highrollers look a little better in the...
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    Yeah I mean't curling, keeping one leg down seems...

    Yeah I mean't curling, keeping one leg down seems to make sense, I'll try some variations out and see. Thanks anyway.
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    Dumb Dumbell Question

    Ohhh the pun... :D

    Anyway, is there any proper technique to using dumbells? The position to sit/stand in to avoid straining muscles?

    Reason being I had an op for my apendix before xmas so...
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    What is "the crunch" exactly?

    What is "the crunch" exactly?
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