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07-30-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,080
Posted By carlosponti

OP look into Kev Central on youtube(he does a lot...

OP look into Kev Central on youtube(he does a lot of budget builds) there are plenty of cheaper options for 1x10. technically you can do it but it takes ditching the crankset and getting a whole new...
05-25-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By carlosponti

before I went and bought a new bike I was looking...

before I went and bought a new bike I was looking around at forks. the Rockshox Recon is a pretty decent fork and in your budget range.
04-08-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By carlosponti

measure the rear dropout make sure its a 135mm...

measure the rear dropout make sure its a 135mm but they make prebuilt wheels for not a lot of money you can swap out for...
04-07-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By carlosponti

I found this not sure if the poster is sure its a...

I found this not sure if the poster is sure its a 1994 or just thinks it is but it looks like yours
1994 Specialized Hardrock Sport (https://flic.kr/p/byf9yV)

I also found a 1994 catalog that had...
04-06-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By carlosponti

based on some google searches looks like a 1994...

based on some google searches looks like a 1994 model.
03-22-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By carlosponti

that particular bike is a cheaply made steel...

that particular bike is a cheaply made steel frame bike with integrated derailleur hanger. it has cheap components added on to it. maybe for riding around your neighborhood its ok but don't plan on...
03-08-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By carlosponti

ive been running raceface chesters 40 to 50 for a...

ive been running raceface chesters 40 to 50 for a pair.
03-05-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By carlosponti

there is a lot of context you left out, what...

there is a lot of context you left out, what tires? what year is the bike? I converted a fuji nevada wheels to tubeless however it meant switching tires. Tires should be tubeless ready before going...
03-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By carlosponti

Chris King hubs like other higher end hubs have...

Chris King hubs like other higher end hubs have higher engagement. entry level hubs will have three pawls with a certain amount of degrees of engagement which is mostly ok but if you are climbing and...
01-29-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By carlosponti

i have a set on my entry level hard tail not had...

i have a set on my entry level hard tail not had any problems yet and ive had them over a year. i used to ride them on trails but now they mostly get ridden on roads and around the neighborhood since...
01-15-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By carlosponti

I will say one thing about a lot of these chinese...

I will say one thing about a lot of these chinese made frames sold over the internet is that they usually are made from older generation bike geometries. they may use old large branded bike designs...
12-29-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By carlosponti

do you still have the cannondale M500? thats a...

do you still have the cannondale M500? thats a mountain bike you know? ride what you got until you can afford more.
12-14-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By carlosponti

have you adjusted the b tension screw? might just...

have you adjusted the b tension screw? might just need adjusted to move the top cog out form the cassette. the box derailleur is going to be fitted to the cassette you are using most likely. b...
11-03-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By carlosponti

The shock is old enough now that it's really not...

The shock is old enough now that it's really not serviceable according to the searches I was able to do.(partly because parts are not available for the nitrogen aircan) You can get a replacement...
10-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,356
Posted By carlosponti

are you set on getting a trek if not...

are you set on getting a trek if not https://www.fezzari.com/cross-country/wasatch-peak-comp-27-5-plus

I have one of their bikes(abajo peak) I really love mine.
09-09-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By carlosponti

airplane :P

airplane :P
06-27-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,520
Posted By carlosponti

this isn't always true. there are instances where...

this isn't always true. there are instances where fatigue or bad welds can fail without much warning.
06-09-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By carlosponti

why do you have to sell one? I'd keep both but...

why do you have to sell one? I'd keep both but thats just me. But if I had to choose Id choose the newer of the two. its geometry is probably better than the older haro.
05-13-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By carlosponti

a cursory look only yielded more 620 mm bars it...

a cursory look only yielded more 620 mm bars it might be that you can change the stem to a 31.8mm bar and have more options for wider bars. it seems like the stem that comes on your bike also has a...
04-25-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By carlosponti

reeb bikes https://reebcycles.com/

reeb bikes
https://reebcycles.com/
04-21-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By carlosponti

"57-559" this is the actual measurement the tire...

"57-559" this is the actual measurement the tire company uses to reference the size. make sure those numbers are the same between old and new tires. in particular the width of the tire is the 57...
04-04-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By carlosponti

where in AZ are you? arizona has some gnarly...

where in AZ are you? arizona has some gnarly trails in some parts. 2500 can get you a nice trail bike. for gnarly trails id get a full suspension with a trail bike configuration.
03-29-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,918
Posted By carlosponti

out of the two i'd probably like the fezzari...

out of the two i'd probably like the fezzari better because it has boost hub spacing 1x drivetrain. the trek isnt a bad bike but has older specs for those two things. full disclosure i have a fezzari...
03-11-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By carlosponti

I have the abajo peak its a great bike. I found...

I have the abajo peak its a great bike. I found out about it on a review from a youtube channel that reviewed 7 bikes in the range. mine in that range was the best for the money. the 2019 stance was...
03-07-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,770
Posted By carlosponti

I just started using a dropper post as well. Most...

I just started using a dropper post as well. Most situations it's not really necessary but when you do drops downhills and jumps its just better to have the seat out of the way. It's not intuitive...
03-05-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,031
Posted By carlosponti

go with your gut all are equal and just pick one.

go with your gut all are equal and just pick one.
03-03-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,975
Posted By carlosponti

did you really revive an old thread?

did you really revive an old thread?
03-03-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,467
Posted By carlosponti

I had a bike I put in wide tires on did fine in...

I had a bike I put in wide tires on did fine in the frame where I ran into problems was the front derailleur rubbing in the lowest gear.
03-02-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,031
Posted By carlosponti

most of the bikes in that list are in the 500 to...

most of the bikes in that list are in the 500 to 1000 range.
02-28-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,303
Posted By carlosponti

shimano isnt going to be easy to find pre-owned....

shimano isnt going to be easy to find pre-owned. it only just came out recently. 11 speed is going to be easier to find because people are swapping over to 12 speed. you could very easily get away...
02-27-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By carlosponti

best mountain bikes under 1000...

best mountain bikes under 1000 (https://reviews.mtbr.com/best-mountain-bikes-under-1000)


the question you pose is a rather open ended question it begets more questions.
02-27-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,303
Posted By carlosponti

this might sound like a dumb question but have...

this might sound like a dumb question but have you checked your derailleur hanger to make sure its straight? I will say since the NX vs GX uses a different shifter and derailleur it might be why I've...
02-27-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,303
Posted By carlosponti

I have NX I am curious whats wrong with your GX?...

I have NX I am curious whats wrong with your GX? I keep hearing this but not much more detail beyond that they just don't like it. I've only got a few dozen rides on mine I'd like to know more about...
02-27-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By carlosponti

I found a vintage cannondale site and all I could...

I found a vintage cannondale site and all I could surmise was that it is a mid 90's Cad3 Delta V or super V something. they made a standard mtb frame with the front monoshock and this thing at the...
02-27-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By carlosponti

I went through the same thing. Strava wasnt...

I went through the same thing. Strava wasnt getting accurate mileage so i started running map my ride at the same time and was fine for a while. map my ride started not accurately recording and now i...
02-08-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,305
Posted By carlosponti

maybe you need better friends? I ride with a...

maybe you need better friends? I ride with a pretty diverse group im a non religious beer drinking vegetarian not all I ride with are and guess what they are ok with it. So am I. I don't pressure...
02-08-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,764
Posted By carlosponti

what are you doing exactly upgrading a fork? what...

what are you doing exactly upgrading a fork? what do you have now bike and fork?
02-08-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By carlosponti

this is good video on what you would want to look...

this is good video on what you would want to look for at a minimum. when you start out you arent going to be riding very difficult or rugged trails the video will get you started. when you get better...
02-03-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By carlosponti

also might say what shock you have.

also might say what shock you have.
01-31-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By carlosponti

those would probably do just fine.

those would probably do just fine.
01-30-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,368
Posted By carlosponti

Two bikes I would love to own if I had room would...

Two bikes I would love to own if I had room would be the specialized stumpjumper from the early 90s and a early Joe Breezer.
01-30-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By carlosponti

there are loads of tires out there but you will...

there are loads of tires out there but you will want something with faster rolling tire profile something like these ...
01-29-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,368
Posted By carlosponti

nostalgia :bike2: don't get me wrong i have a new...

nostalgia :bike2: don't get me wrong i have a new bike but I would love to own an older steel mountain bike just to have it. I wouldn't ride it much on mtb trails but the nostalgia gets me, to each...
01-26-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By carlosponti

Today I took it off some sweet jumps :D

Today I took it off some sweet jumps :D
01-17-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By carlosponti

I only use one on the front to keep sand or loose...

I only use one on the front to keep sand or loose soil from washing up into my face. in the rear i dont at all and wont. we cant ride in the wet here because it tears our trails up.
01-15-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,303
Posted By carlosponti

When I started looking around at full suspension...

When I started looking around at full suspension I had some reservations about Bikes Direct. price point might look great but where do they cut costs to get there. Also what warranties do you get and...
01-13-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By carlosponti

X-Fusion O2 Pro RL

X-Fusion O2 Pro RL
01-08-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By carlosponti

I got a new bike

Rode it finally on sunday this was a big update from an entry level hardtail.
...
01-04-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By carlosponti

2008 Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc is my best...

2008 Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc is my best guess
12-20-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,500
Posted By carlosponti

while I haven't ridden it yet I just bought a...

while I haven't ridden it yet I just bought a Fazzari Abajo Peak 1x12 Sram NX drivetrain(sram dub nx crankset as well) Sram level brakes X-Fusion shock and fork with 140 travel in front and 130...
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