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04-30-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Astroguy

Don't worry so much about components. Pick the...

Don't worry so much about components. Pick the frame that feels right to you, you can (and probably will) upgrade components any time, upgrading the frame is a bit tougher.
04-30-07, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Astroguy

I ride a marzocchi marathon xc, which is one of...

I ride a marzocchi marathon xc, which is one of their hybrid coil/air forks similar to the MX Pro w/ ETA and it's very nice. In general, coil forks are more plush than air forks, however they...
04-30-07, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Astroguy

I'm from the area. Trails here range from tame...

I'm from the area. Trails here range from tame fireroads (fine for hardtail) to technical singletrack (like Skeggs or Demo Forest) where most will ride full suspension. A good choice would be a 4"...
01-27-07, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Astroguy

Definitely go for the LX crankset. Same bottom...

Definitely go for the LX crankset. Same bottom bracket as the XT's. Weight difference is about 75 grams between the LX and XT, for which the majority is in the chainrings (alum. for XT, steel...
01-27-07, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,176
Posted By Astroguy

Like others have said, the majority of that...

Like others have said, the majority of that weight difference between LX and XT is in the chainrings alone. I believe, the LX has steel rings on the large and medium chainrings, while the XT is...
11-22-05, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By Astroguy

I can recommend the Performance Flatbed hitch...

I can recommend the Performance Flatbed hitch rack. It's what I use, works great, simple to use, and it's built well. Even more, it can accomodate any type of frame, and it's about half the price...
09-30-05, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,250
Posted By Astroguy

I've got the same bike as you, with the same...

I've got the same bike as you, with the same fork. Even though Jamis says that fork is a Black Elite, I believe it's really a Black Comp...which is a step down. Checkout the service manuals on the...
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