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    Ok then...I'll keep an eye on it though. It just...

    Ok then...I'll keep an eye on it though. It just seems awfully close.
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    Ok...build is done. Been done for a while. It's...

    Ok...build is done. Been done for a while. It's awesome. Went with the M770 front derailleur. It works well, but I have a clearance issue between the derailleur mechanism and the rear tire. It's...
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    Put 35's on. Good feel to the wheel set and...

    Put 35's on. Good feel to the wheel set and tires. Looking forward to the ride as soon as I get the front Derailleur
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    I ended up with an M770

    I ended up with an M770
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    I've checked out the tech page and that is a help...

    I've checked out the tech page and that is a help to figure out what I want. Thanks...I have a SRAM X9 rear derailleur so I'd like to find SRAM for the front...not too confident though.
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    Actually, I was concerned with the frame size...

    Actually, I was concerned with the frame size issue when I got my wheel sets. The frame spec'd 130mm and the rear hub is a 135. The frame actually measured 133mm and when I tried the wheel, it slid...
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    I have not gotten a front derailleur yet and...

    I have not gotten a front derailleur yet and really need some help finding one that will work. Because of the chain ring size (48-36-26), do I need to go with a road front derailleur? I'm finding...
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    Ok all...he build is starting to come along. ...

    Ok all...he build is starting to come along. I've been able to get a lot of parts from an XC bike which is really going to help the budget. These parts include brake levers, mechanical disc brakes,...
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    Is the 20mm inside or exterior width? I've found...

    Is the 20mm inside or exterior width? I've found a set of wheels that I like that are 24mm exterior & 18 mm interior width.
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    [QUOTE=Wanderer;16198384]Just more...

    [QUOTE=Wanderer;16198384]Just more opinions........ I run a 40 on the rear for added comfort, and added capacity. It rides as nice as a 45-47.. I also run a 35 on the front, to quicken the steering,...
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    I ride a mix of streets, roads, paved and unpaved...

    I ride a mix of streets, roads, paved and unpaved MUPs, and occasional gravel roads. Mosty semi flat, but I do live in a big river valley, so there are some nasty hills in there. I also ride a...
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    sorry...after more research, I've found this...

    sorry...after more research, I've found this chain-ring set up readily available.
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    fietsbob & clarkbre - so if I'm looking for a...

    fietsbob & clarkbre - so if I'm looking for a ride that does well on the flats including trail & road and will get me thru some mud and/or small bumps, in your opinions, I'm looking at something like...
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    Corwin1968 - did you put together the 48-36-26...

    Corwin1968 - did you put together the 48-36-26 chainring set-up yourself?
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    Yes it has the tabs. The forks do also

    Yes it has the tabs. The forks do also
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    Guys...this info is awesome! And will definitely...

    Guys...this info is awesome! And will definitely help with the build. Thank you very much. I will consider all the questions as I build this bike. And, I will continue to post when I have more...
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    I have not got the crankset yet, but Clarkbre's...

    I have not got the crankset yet, but Clarkbre's suggestion of the 50x34 seems to be a good range. I'll look into the Sugino you have suggested. If I go with the double (which I probably will) does...
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    700 x 32c compares to a 1-1/4" width. Yes? I see...

    700 x 32c compares to a 1-1/4" width. Yes? I see that size often. Is it the norm?
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    not getting much feedback here but I'll keep...

    not getting much feedback here but I'll keep looking for info. I've got the cyclocross frame and am now looking for tires and wheels. Problem I'm having is the info on tires and wheels is...
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    ...and gearing components. Also, I am doing...

    ...and gearing components.

    Also, I am doing the build up because it is fun for me to do. Don't really need to know all this technical stuff other than if i'm building a bike, why not build the...
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    clarkbre...thanks for the feedback. In answer to...

    clarkbre...thanks for the feedback. In answer to your questions
    1) I haven't fully determined the cassette to use yet. I do know that when my wife and I ride we don't do alot of shifting between...
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    ok...not much response to that!! Maybe I'm...

    ok...not much response to that!! Maybe I'm posting in the wrong place, but, I'll continue...I've scrapped the inner hub gearing for the standard derailleur system anyway. Another question arises...
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    Rail Trail/Urban riding Bike Set-up

    I am a total noob! Not new to bikes but new to forums. My wife and I have been riding bikes for a number of years on rail trails and hard-pack with some hills. We have been doing alot of riding now...
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