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09-24-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By grubetown

Good to hear. I put one on my early 2000s...

Good to hear. I put one on my early 2000s Cannondale hard tail a couple of years ago and used that for varied terrain riding. I built up a Salsa Timberjack this last winter with the Jones Bar and...
09-24-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,990
Posted By grubetown

Hopefully the OP found something as this thread...

Hopefully the OP found something as this thread is a year old :50:
09-23-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 721
Posted By grubetown

I always try to balance sweet/salty and make sure...

I always try to balance sweet/salty and make sure it's easy to pack/consume. Nuun is my go to electrolyte drink. I too have been gravitating towards olives on my longer rides.
09-22-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By grubetown

Did you see if your model was part of the recall?...

Did you see if your model was part of the recall? Did you check with your Specialized dealer? Being proprietary, I would start there.
09-15-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By grubetown

Please start your research with Tinker Juarez to...

Please start your research with Tinker Juarez to change your recall as many people rode, raced and loved the Headshok on pure ďmountain bikes.Ē
09-15-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By grubetown

Apologies as I misread the NX part. You are...

Apologies as I misread the NX part. You are correct NX does not require XD driver.
09-15-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By grubetown

Since you have a hybrid, ride that on pavement....

Since you have a hybrid, ride that on pavement. New forks are designed well enough that lock out is just fluff. If you are riding the mountain bike when you need the suspension for a pothole or...
09-12-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By grubetown

Welcome back! Why do you think you need a...

Welcome back!
Why do you think you need a longer seat post? :foo:
09-11-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By grubetown

Technically if your hub is bad, any hub is better...

Technically if your hub is bad, any hub is better :thumb:

350 is a good solid hub
You will need the SRAM XD driver
The hub will come with bearings
09-10-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By grubetown

Replace the bearing?

Replace the bearing?
09-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By grubetown

As stated the four brands you mentioned all have...

As stated the four brands you mentioned all have bikes in this category. If you want one now, you might not be able to be as selective - so get one they have in stock and start riding!

Only...
09-08-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By grubetown

Stanís Crest with double butted spokes and your...

Stanís Crest with double butted spokes and your hub of choice would be a great upgrade :thumb:
09-07-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By grubetown

+1 for mountain bike

+1 for mountain bike
09-04-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By grubetown

I believe s = street, t = trials and p = park....

I believe s = street, t = trials and p = park. STP is not designed for off road trails.
08-31-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By grubetown

Tenet Occult

Tenet Occult
08-30-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,354
Posted By grubetown

Wow :cry: thread! If Johnny Mullet is still...

Wow :cry: thread! If Johnny Mullet is still riding this bike, I will be amazed :eek:
08-26-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By grubetown

GT :thumb:

GT :thumb:
08-25-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By grubetown

I don't think 2.6 is considered Plus size and you...

I don't think 2.6 is considered Plus size and you could put on a skinnier tires on the Fathom.
08-25-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By grubetown

Giant Fathom

Giant Fathom
08-24-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,460
Posted By grubetown

Good suggestion if the OP is looking for specific...

Good suggestion if the OP is looking for specific component advice and in the scenario I think he is going for a strong recommendation. Some of us are still unclear on what the reasoning for the OP's...
08-22-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By grubetown

Velocity has some replacements in the hole count...

Velocity has some replacements in the hole count you currently have.

what about something like this?
https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/Road/Mavic-A119-Road-Shimano-Claris-700c-Wheel-Set.html
08-22-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By grubetown

No, as most disc rims arenít designed for rim...

No, as most disc rims arenít designed for rim brakes.
08-22-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By grubetown

Iím in the camp of if something wears out replace...

Iím in the camp of if something wears out replace with something better. Nowís the time to go tubeless!
08-22-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,460
Posted By grubetown

I guess Iím still confused. I understand options...

I guess Iím still confused. I understand options but why would you choose the option of switching between brake styles on one bike? I speak from experience as I have a Cannondale mountain bike with...
08-20-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By grubetown

Sounds like a great project to me :speedy: ...

Sounds like a great project to me :speedy:

Agree with what has been stated so far to get the frame checked. Only other obstacle of converting to 700 might be getting the rim brakes to line up...
08-20-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,460
Posted By grubetown

Short of something custom, probably not as the...

Short of something custom, probably not as the frame design elements between the two would be sacrificed to accommodate the other style of brake.

Why do you want to have the option for both?
08-16-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By grubetown

Pedal recommendation - Tenet Occult

Pedal recommendation - Tenet Occult
08-14-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By grubetown

I think the instruction manual is a general 1X...

I think the instruction manual is a general 1X install so references the larger cassette.

In the compatibility chart, it has the NX 11psd maxing at 42T
08-14-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By grubetown

My preferred LBS makes appointments now, so you...

My preferred LBS makes appointments now, so you can usually have your bike back within a day or two depending on parts availability. As many have suggested, second bike or start wrenching yourself....
08-12-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By grubetown

Is your current cassette a 10 speed on that bike?

Is your current cassette a 10 speed on that bike?
08-11-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By grubetown

When you fork compresses the brake line is...

When you fork compresses the brake line is "moving" into the spoke path. It seems like a simple routing/securing issue.
08-11-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By grubetown

I'm not comfortable making this generalization,...

I'm not comfortable making this generalization, so we will have to wait and see what the OP comes back with.
08-11-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By grubetown

Totally agree with you. However, the OP seems to...

Totally agree with you. However, the OP seems to describe a flex issue rather than a caliper centering issue.
08-11-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By grubetown

Wheel size isnít the culprit, itís the fork legs...

Wheel size isnít the culprit, itís the fork legs flexing. If your brakes are hydraulic, you canít back out the pads. You can ensure your rotors are true but not much else you can do short of...
08-11-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By grubetown

Ardent Race with EXO

Ardent Race with EXO
08-08-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By grubetown

Like John said - used bikes are fetching a...

Like John said - used bikes are fetching a premium.
Two things I would be concerned about are the 26Ē tire size and the front suspension maintenance requirements. If it has sat for an extended...
08-07-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By grubetown

Great review. Now try running less pressure in...

Great review. Now try running less pressure in the Byway and experience in even more pleasant ride!
08-05-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,489
Posted By grubetown

My favorite new cycling term - varied terrain! ...

My favorite new cycling term - varied terrain!

Great lessons, sorry about the toe. +1 on a Salsa recommendation. I would keep the Jamis and set it up for racing and then get a Fargo for the varied...
08-05-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By grubetown

One Up has a great online tool to figure out your...

One Up has a great online tool to figure out your max dropper post length.

The Specialized website lists the Fuse as having a 30.9 seat post diameter, so you might be stuck with the bushing. I...
07-23-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By grubetown

Since you are getting the recall cranks, are you...

Since you are getting the recall cranks, are you still looking to upgrade? If things are working, just keep on riding!
07-23-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By grubetown

Agree with all suggestions - chain and chain line...

Agree with all suggestions - chain and chain line are what I would ensure are correct.
07-23-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By grubetown

+1 for option 3

+1 for option 3
07-14-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,129
Posted By grubetown

Maxxis Ikon

Maxxis Ikon
07-10-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,874
Posted By grubetown

Thank you for reminder that online forums can be...

Thank you for reminder that online forums can be cordial. Have a great weekend!
07-10-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By grubetown

Schwalbe still sells 26" tires and some have...

Schwalbe still sells 26" tires and some have built in flat protection - Marathon, Big Apple, etc.
07-10-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,874
Posted By grubetown

There is a coil spring Recon.

There is a coil spring Recon.
07-08-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By grubetown

A top swing will be a better replacement

A top swing will be a better replacement
07-08-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,874
Posted By grubetown

Great advice!

Great advice!
07-08-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By grubetown

This unfortunately is probably a design flaw on...

This unfortunately is probably a design flaw on the bike.

Is it the stock derailleur?
Can you run the cable around the bottom of the clamp bolt from the other side to reduce the angle?
07-08-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By grubetown

Here's a little insight from Lennard - scroll...

Here's a little insight from Lennard - scroll down

https://www.velonews.com/gear/tech-wearables/technical-faq-mixing-cranks-on-gravel-bikes/
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