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07-19-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,902
Posted By rodgeman

I have a 2019 Salsa Timberjack 27.5 + that was...

I have a 2019 Salsa Timberjack 27.5 + that was $1099. Now they have the 2020 Rangefinder Deore 29 (https://salsacycles.com/bikes/rangefinder/2020_rangefinder_deore_29) for $1099. I highly recommend...
07-19-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By rodgeman

I am 6' 3" and had the same issues on my hybrid...

I am 6' 3" and had the same issues on my hybrid when I started. I got a stem riser. I then got different handlebars with alternate hand positions. My current bars are Velo Orange Crazy Bars...
07-19-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,199
Posted By rodgeman

I am taller but in your weight range. The Trek...

I am taller but in your weight range. The Trek Marlin 6 (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/mountain-bikes/cross-country-mountain-bikes/marlin/marlin-6/p/28787/) is a decent bike in that range....
05-24-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

I rode 11.5 miles this morning. Mix of road and...

I rode 11.5 miles this morning. Mix of road and trails.
04-30-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By rodgeman

I am started with a Specialized Sirus...

I am started with a Specialized Sirus Hybrid.After six months I went to a Trek Marlin 6 (2020). Both held up fine. I just moved to a Salsa Timberjack 27.5+ which I got on sale for $1099 US. You might...
04-30-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,537
Posted By rodgeman

What about the Shimano GRX line at 2x11? ...

What about the Shimano GRX line at 2x11?

See Shimano RX 2x11 (https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/grx-11-speed.html)
04-27-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 835,322
Posted By rodgeman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200427_073526_1be1c0c0bdfb8fdeb34cfc6ed9ec5f18aa10a299.jpg
2019 Salsa Timberjack

New bike day. Sold my Trek MAalin 6 and bought a...
04-27-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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New Bike Day - Salsa Timberjack. 11 mile ride this morning.
04-23-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By rodgeman

I am getting a Salsa TimberJack 27.5+ in XL with...

I am getting a Salsa TimberJack 27.5+ in XL with Velo Orange Crazy bars.The handlebars help with hand positions to keep my hands from going numb. I had a Trek Marlin 6 with a stem riser. I liked it...
02-10-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

I rode 11 miles yesterday and 11 miles today on...

I rode 11 miles yesterday and 11 miles today on my desert trails.
02-10-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 72,655
Posted By rodgeman

My 2020 Trek Marlin 6: ...

My 2020 Trek Marlin 6:
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My battlship
01-27-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

Rode 11 miles off road at 55 degrees F in sunny...

Rode 11 miles off road at 55 degrees F in sunny Arizona.
11-22-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,295
Posted By rodgeman

I do think both would fit. I had a riser put on...

I do think both would fit. I had a riser put on the Marlin for a more upright position. I am 6'3" and have a long torso.

I hope this helps.
11-05-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

Desert mountain bike ride Distance 11.72 mi...

Desert mountain bike ride
Distance
11.72 mi

Elev Gain
92 ft

Time
1h 19m
11-05-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 338,421
Posted By rodgeman

Desert mountain bike ride Distance 11.72 mi ...

Desert mountain bike ride
Distance 11.72 mi
Elev Gain 92 ft
Time 1h 19m
10-28-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

Yes 11.21 miles on road/desert on my mountain...

Yes 11.21 miles on road/desert on my mountain bike.
10-22-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,225
Posted By rodgeman

I ride aluminum.

I ride aluminum.
10-22-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,466
Posted By rodgeman

I tried to buy an Orbea but the 2019s were sold...

I tried to buy an Orbea but the 2019s were sold out and the 2020s did not have an ETA. I tried to buy a Marin. No 2019s in my size and the 2020s were being built. I tried to buy for a month. Could...
10-19-19, 05:37 PM
10-07-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,007
Posted By rodgeman

My 29" has 135mm spacing.

My 29" has 135mm spacing.
10-07-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By rodgeman

Which can you test ride? Can you rent them for a...

Which can you test ride? Can you rent them for a weekend?
10-06-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,956
Posted By rodgeman

I only have my 2020 Trek Marlin 6 and I have it...

I only have my 2020 Trek Marlin 6 and I have it dialed in with the handlebar setup. That is my go to bike.
10-01-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,634
Posted By rodgeman

Also check with your bike shop. They might rent...

Also check with your bike shop. They might rent one to you to try out. Mine does and they would put the rental cost towards a new bike.
10-01-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

10.4 miles of trails. First time averaging over...

10.4 miles of trails. First time averaging over 10 mph.
09-30-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,634
Posted By rodgeman

I have a 2020 Trek Marlin 6 and ride roads...

I have a 2020 Trek Marlin 6 and ride roads similar to those. It is fun. I ride about 10 miles.
09-30-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,982
Posted By rodgeman

Good job. Welcome back to riding. I started back...

Good job. Welcome back to riding. I started back up a few months ago only being able to do a couple of miles. Now I ride 10 miles. It'll come back to you.
09-30-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,295
Posted By rodgeman

Yes. I have a 2020 Trek Marlin 6 and it holds me...

Yes. I have a 2020 Trek Marlin 6 and it holds me just fine. My Specialized Sirrus was also aluminum and it also held me. The Trek is beefy and feels great.
09-29-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,590
Posted By rodgeman

9/27 - 61.6 miles total this month @ 10.2 miles...

9/27 - 61.6 miles total this month @ 10.2 miles per ride
09-29-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

Rode 10.2 miles at 74 degrees F in Az

Rode 10.2 miles at 74 degrees F in Az
09-28-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,593
Posted By rodgeman

Congratulations. I have the same model and I am...

Congratulations. I have the same model and I am really enjoying it.
09-24-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,655
Posted By rodgeman

I just traded in my Specialized Sirrus for a Trek...

I just traded in my Specialized Sirrus for a Trek Marlin 6. I thought it would be slower than the hybrid. It was not and the front fork lockout helps when riding on the road to my off road riding....
09-21-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By rodgeman

Here is the Trek Marlin Six -...

Here is the Trek Marlin Six - https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/mountain-bikes/cross-country-mountain-bikes/marlin/marlin-6-womens/p/28788/?colorCode=teal

I just got one last month and...
09-17-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,511
Posted By rodgeman

Last month I had stopped by my LBS once -...

Last month I had stopped by my LBS once - sometime twice a week to buy a new mountain bike. I had bought a hybrid from them in January. I did hang out to see what bikes they could get and because I...
09-16-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,024
Posted By rodgeman

I use the following bars - Velo Orange Crazy Bars...

I use the following bars - Velo Orange Crazy Bars (https://velo-orange.com/collections/handlebars/products/crazy-bars-1) . They are compatible with flat bar setup. I had them on my hybrid and now on...
09-10-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

I road 10.22 mile at 9.7 mph. Half on the road...

I road 10.22 mile at 9.7 mph. Half on the road and half on dirt/gravel. It was fun but high humidity.
09-09-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,593
Posted By rodgeman

The Trek Marlin 4 is $479.99. You can go to a...

The Trek Marlin 4 is $479.99. You can go to a Trek Marlin 5 for $550. I have the Marlin 6 which I got for $649. The 5 & 6 are aluminum with internal cabling.

Trek Marlin ...
09-09-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By rodgeman

I road 10.28 mile at 9.4 mph. Half on the road...

I road 10.28 mile at 9.4 mph. Half on the road and half on dirt/gravel. Getting a little faster every month.
09-01-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 835,322
Posted By rodgeman

My new ride ...

My new ride

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My battleship
09-01-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,532
Posted By rodgeman

Thanks for the advise. I will keep that in mind...

Thanks for the advise. I will keep that in mind for a future project and have considered getting an older road bike and building it up. Right now the concentration is to keep riding and gaining...
08-31-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,532
Posted By rodgeman

It was that combination and I was on a hybrid...

It was that combination and I was on a hybrid bike. The fishtailing was on 40mm gravel tires and not on hard turns. It came down to was I was not feeling secure riding it off road. I did take the new...
08-28-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,532
Posted By rodgeman

Thanks!

Thanks!
08-28-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,532
Posted By rodgeman

Not at all. A little slower but I make up for it...

Not at all. A little slower but I make up for it riding offroad. I thought they would be much slower but they are not.
08-27-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,007
Posted By rodgeman

It can. It is desert - rocks, gravel, dirt, and...

It can. It is desert - rocks, gravel, dirt, and some hills.
08-27-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,007
Posted By rodgeman

Giant and Specialized.

Giant and Specialized.
08-26-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,382
Posted By rodgeman

No. These are Velo Orange Crazy Bars...

No. These are Velo Orange Crazy Bars (https://velo-orange.com/products/crazy-bars-1) and are designed to take mountain bike shifters and brake levers. It took about 10 minutes for the shop to switch...
08-26-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,530,058
Posted By rodgeman

My 2020 Trek Marlin 6. ...

My 2020 Trek Marlin 6.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190826_140136_3bf6c974303d82294a68fbe0e1cef8452af88d7f.jpg

2020 Trek Marlin 6
08-26-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,382
Posted By rodgeman

Thanks. Same bars as on the Sirrus. It is a...

Thanks. Same bars as on the Sirrus. It is a bigger bike. It rides gravel and dirt much batter. The bike shop has an empty lot with gravel, rock, and dirt. The geometry fits me better and the...
08-26-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,382
Posted By rodgeman

New Bike Day

I traded in my 2012 Specialized Sirrus for a 2020 Trek Marlin 6 (and kept my bars).
...
08-26-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,532
Posted By rodgeman

Hi. My lbs did not have any 2018. I even told...

Hi. My lbs did not have any 2018. I even told them I would consider used.

The tires were upgraded to Kenda Kross Pro 40mm from the existing 35mm slicks. It was more than the tires and it was...
08-26-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,007
Posted By rodgeman

I was just in a bike shop and all the new...

I was just in a bike shop and all the new mountain bikes were 27.5 and I was looking for a 29er. This is near Phoenix, Az.
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