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Old 11-30-06, 01:51 AM
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setback?

Hmm, I was wondering, how to measure how much set back we need?
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ride the bike as it is first. which may be tough with the too short post. get a loaner post from the shop if you can, something long enough to get leg extension. then ride the bike, adjust the bars/stem/seat for your fit and comfort.

if you're having to slam the seat rails way back in the clamp in order to get comfortable, then you might need a setback post. eyeball how much you've slammed the seat back, and go by that.

if you don't have to do that to get comfy, then don't worry about getting a setback post.

believe it or not, people on the internet can't answer every question for you. at some point you're going to have to learn how to do some bike research and work on your own, without everyone here holding your hand, and starting a new thread for every freakin' little thing.

again, it isn't rocket surgery.
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hehe, peoples opinion are the best , because all of you guys are my mentor , hey, why does in my owner manual there are a lot of transparent stickers of different sizes, rectangle, oval, round? whats the use because I used it on my frame on the part where the cable is touching

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hey, why does in my owner manual there are a lot of transparent stickers of different sizes, rectangle, oval, round? whats the use because I used it on my frame on the part where the cable is touching
Well now you've gone and done it! You've used up all your taint protector patches all at once.
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Way to go kona.
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Wheelhot, I love your post.You keep things interesting around here fer sure.
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erm..doing my job? well dont worry I still got erm..let see 5...7..., k here goes : 3 rectangular stickers, 4 oval stickers, 7 stickers. So I still got a lot and so far I only use 1 sticker, I need to put another one although It didnt touch the frame too much but one of my group cyclist told me to put it and he adjusted my fork and shox rebound, he say I made the bike like a hardtail, its true, I pedal uphill while mashing the pedal and the shox rarely bounces. Love the bike, I wanna marry it, haha - joking!
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