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  1. Understood, more a case of having a handlebar...

    Understood, more a case of having a handlebar which has that feature, rather than being a feature of the groupset, I have a Pro Vibe Carbon bras which are a few years old now, and they have guides...
  2. Nothing else, just the freehub which you have...

    Nothing else, just the freehub which you have noted.

    For the handlebars, not sure what you mean by through the bars, the brake & shifter cables route under the bartape, like the previous 57/67/79...
  3. Thread: Hoo Koo E Koo?

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    it's the perspective, if you look at the photo of...

    it's the perspective, if you look at the photo of the fork, the wheel fits fine.
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    And.... they SRAM has already said it's several...

    And.... they SRAM has already said it's several years away from commercial (retail) production, and this has no real relevance to folding bikes either
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    Given what happened when 6800 came out last year,...

    Given what happened when 6800 came out last year, about zero chance of any price drops, 6700 has held at the same price as it was before 6800 came out, not reason to expect 5700 to be discounted any...
  6. Thread: New to MTB

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    Depends what you want to use if for, You posted...

    Depends what you want to use if for, You posted on a MTB forum, so the assumption has to be that you will be taking the bike off road and riding hard. Have been out with rides on bikes upto the 800...
  7. Thread: New to MTB

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    Budget? anything under 800ish will have parts that don't last off road, anything over will have part that last a bit longer, Going of road is hard on bikes.
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    Do you want discs, don't mind having 9 speed,...

    Do you want discs, don't mind having 9 speed, like the more relaxed endurance setup



    Don't care about discs, want 10 speed, can fit the limited size options left, like the race setup


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  9. Sounds like a lot of effort for grey paint, would...

    Sounds like a lot of effort for grey paint, would be going to a hobby store, they should have Tamiya or Testors paint, and you should be able to fine a suitable grey in their ranges.
  10. Thread: Headset swap

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    As long as both are EC headsets (External Cup)...

    As long as both are EC headsets (External Cup) then swapping is easy, as long as you have the correct tools & a long enough steerer to work with, Going by Google image searching, the 460 & 1220 are...
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    Why? even it it could be done, you would get no...

    Why? even it it could be done, you would get no benefit from swapping them, as they both do exactly the same thing, with exactly the same limits.

    Could understand if you were asking about...
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    Think you need to shop around a bit more, $40 +...

    Think you need to shop around a bit more, $40 + shipping is way to much as they aren't a big aftermarket brand. Same thing here for about 1/4 the cost Promax V-Brake Shoe - Walmart.com
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    I have been using CX9's for the last year or so,...

    I have been using CX9's for the last year or so, and your right, clearance is tight at the blocks to get good braking.

    For CX8.4 vs 9, if you are using current Shimano STI's (5700 or 5800 105) you...
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    Given that there isn't a 2012 model, only 2013 &...

    Given that there isn't a 2012 model, only 2013 & 2014 2013 Cannondale Quick SL 3 - BikePedia, guessing you have a 2013 model, and take it you have the stock Cannondale mini-v's fitted.

    On the...
  15. Open and closed systems can't be mixed, Magura is...

    Open and closed systems can't be mixed, Magura is closed, what are the TRP's, from the look, and going that almost all disc are, they are open, you need to research to confirm this.
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    Without knowing the year of the 820, the 820 has...

    Without knowing the year of the 820, the 820 has always been steel, not Alu, and not brifters, being an MTB, it's not racey.

    For the OP, if the bike, less the rear wheel work, why not just replace...
  17. The joys of having a 1" steerer, I have the same...

    The joys of having a 1" steerer, I have the same issue with forks for my 1996 Bontrager (Trek) Privateer, shortly after got it back in 2003ish I was able to get a set of Marzocchi forks re-fitted...
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    Bikepedia can be a little sparse for data from...

    Bikepedia can be a little sparse for data from that time period. but going by the color, 1995 sounds rights 1995 Giant Yukon - BikePedia
  19. Thread: Hoo Koo E Koo?

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    Looks like you got a killer deal, doesn't look as...

    Looks like you got a killer deal, doesn't look as if it's ever been ridden.
  20. For the fork, it's a mag 20, the 21 had a...

    For the fork, it's a mag 20, the 21 had a slightly different (thicker) brace, and different knobs/dials on the top of the crown

    The crown is also a bit of a give away, RS did do Bontrager specific...
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    QBP brands are at the forefront of big brand...

    QBP brands are at the forefront of big brand fatbikes, Salsa with the Beargrease, Mukluk & Bucksaw , and Surly with the Pugsley & Krampus. Thinking your budget will get a mid range rigid Fatbike...
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    One of the great things with current hydraulic...

    One of the great things with current hydraulic brakes, is 1 or 2 finger braking, you get sufficient braking power by only using a small number of fingers.

    Going to this can mean relearning how...
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    On the basis you have a Shimano compatible...

    On the basis you have a Shimano compatible freehub, all Shimano freehubs, less 7 speed only will take 8/9/10 speed cassettes, with the exception of the 7850. Knowing what you have would help...
  24. You may want to clarify which Dura-Ace you have,...

    You may want to clarify which Dura-Ace you have, as 7600 is/was the track groupset.

    For the BB30, no groupset cares what BB spec you are using, but your frame does, if your frame doesn't have a...
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    Are you a metal recycler? as that frame looks...

    Are you a metal recycler? as that frame looks like it's had a very hard life and not fit for much more.

    Looks to be an ex-hire bike/frame, which will have been ridden by people who don't care...
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