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07-03-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By qclabrat

Actually this one sold recerecently. I'd keep a...

Actually this one sold recerecently.
I'd keep a look out, there's lots of YBBs out there, just need to be patient...
07-03-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By qclabrat

Hard to find now, but before covid you could get...

Hard to find now, but before covid you could get Moots 26r at your price point. The pandemic has really driven prices up in the secondary market
07-01-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By qclabrat

Lol, golden era, I feel old actually that's the...

Lol, golden era, I feel old
actually that's the era introducing full suspension to the masses and pretty much killed the high end steel hardtails. I think there are better choices for frames with...
06-29-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 450
Posted By qclabrat

If the OP rides a small this might work, older...

If the OP rides a small this might work, older Reba fork as well
Can't believe most BD bikes are also sold out
https://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=Details&ProdID=2499
06-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By qclabrat

^^^this, which stem size is one it now? Could...

^^^this, which stem size is one it now? Could easily go down to 40-50mm and a move the seat forwardish before switching bars. If the bars aren't high rise consider a stem with 10-15 degrees
06-24-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By qclabrat

which rim tire combo are you trying? I've have...

which rim tire combo are you trying? I've have trouble with tubeless tires on on tubeless rims, especially with rim brake versions. There are even combos wider rims can also be difficult for some...
06-18-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By qclabrat

Id only consider it an upgrade if she needs 50t...

Id only consider it an upgrade if she needs 50t in the rear
06-18-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By qclabrat

Is the XX1 the 11 spd? If so and it's enough...

Is the XX1 the 11 spd? If so and it's enough gears for her there's no reason to change IMO. The group as you know is really light and shifts great.
06-18-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By qclabrat

I think you have it thought out, if the DPX2...

I think you have it thought out, if the DPX2 fits, that's the one you want if you're going all out. The compression adjust on the factory model seems really nice. Not sure if you're a big rider but...
06-17-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By qclabrat

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x675/reeb_top_tube_7f6846a74e27745a5b19cbf54e6847af50f8b483.jpg
06-17-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By qclabrat

Did they only come with a carbon frame? ...

Did they only come with a carbon frame? Interesting history on the frames including the redesign to fill the voids inside after recalls.
06-15-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 294,118
Posted By qclabrat

I'd like to stay under $100 but would consider...

I'd like to stay under $100 but would consider more depending on what's better. Im looking for a light to see with on the road for streets which may not have street lamps. I live in the suburbs but...
06-15-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By qclabrat

If the Jynx is good shape, get that one. $175 is...

If the Jynx is good shape, get that one. $175 is a good price and should be a lot newer than the Raleigh. Real nice of you spend time with family this way. You need ten posts to be allowed to post...
06-13-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By qclabrat

Any idea if the year and model? Pics would help

Any idea if the year and model? Pics would help
06-13-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By qclabrat

Congrats, my boy Jeff Lenosky is now the REEB...

Congrats, my boy Jeff Lenosky is now the REEB spokesman, he's a Jersey boy like me and I've done some group rides with him. I almost bought the same frame a few years ago, watch out for the spider...
06-13-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,664
Posted By qclabrat

I think that's the 44mm headtube. I have that on...

I think that's the 44mm headtube. I have that on my Niner ROS9. If I recall correctly, it's stronger and easier to manufacture.
06-12-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By qclabrat

What internal rim width are you running?...

What internal rim width are you running? Depending on your preference you may like rounded or squared off tire profiles.
06-11-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By qclabrat

Also it's rare to find mtb frames with such a...

Also it's rare to find mtb frames with such a seat tube geo. Todays longer top tubes and short stays with larger tires necessitates the steeper seat tube. Though the slacker headtubes will make it...
06-11-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By qclabrat

Forget about titanium at that price point. You...

Forget about titanium at that price point. You might get one used if you get lucky but I wouldn't hold my breath.
Surly probably makes the best options in steel, i think they use 4130 steel which is...
06-09-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By qclabrat

I can't tell for sure if the chainring is the...

I can't tell for sure if the chainring is the narrow-wide design.
It made a huge difference for me to avoid chain drops.
https://ep1.pinkbike.org/p6pb18685063/p6pb18685063.jpg

There are many...
06-08-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By qclabrat

Also, it's good to hear your LBS are selling out...

Also, it's good to hear your LBS are selling out bikes.
Here's an online place which seems to have both bikes and many on sale as well....
06-08-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By qclabrat

Post up a pic of your setup, something seems...

Post up a pic of your setup, something seems wrong.
What's the front chain ring you are running?
06-08-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By qclabrat

yeah typo, I meant Air9 RDO, The Sir9 is also a...

yeah typo, I meant Air9 RDO, The Sir9 is also a really nice frame. A lot of guys I know have one and told me it's their one bike they would never sell.
If you can afford it I'd get either RDO or...
06-07-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By qclabrat

How did you size the chain length?

How did you size the chain length?
06-07-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By qclabrat

If you like xc geo the sir9 rdo is awesome. I've...

If you like xc geo the sir9 rdo is awesome. I've test ridden my buddy's and it's fast, light and not terribly expensive. One degree on the headtube is huge, test ride bikes with different ht angles...
06-05-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By qclabrat

Not the best time for socializing but check your...

Not the best time for socializing but check your local bike shops. Also check out the IMBA site and look for certified instructors. I am fortunate to have had IMBA instructors and they have all...
Forum: Touring
06-05-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

also the pic was from a recon ride to test out...

also the pic was from a recon ride to test out bags. Not many choices and if I were to go that route, would likely need to resew the straps
Forum: Touring
06-05-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

Thanks, I'll research the bearing sizes The...

Thanks, I'll research the bearing sizes
The Joey has the hard to find 520 tire size. The set in the pics are Deore hubs/Sun rims with Intense tires. My "racing" set, are Velocities with a mix of...
06-05-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By qclabrat

why not ride till you break both shifters? Mine...

why not ride till you break both shifters? Mine didn't break in a cold NJ winter
I personally think they feel decent and don't notice it after a few shifts
06-05-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By qclabrat

I'd try to change the cables and housing first. ...

I'd try to change the cables and housing first. Easiest and cheapest option. If that fails get the shifter. 6 speed indexing is somewhat unique with 5.5mm spacing so there aren't many options than...
06-05-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By qclabrat

The older Box design which was eventually sued by...

The older Box design which was eventually sued by Shimano (push-push shifting) was what brought them to fame. It was different and if it worked for you it was great. One of my friends has one and...
06-05-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By qclabrat

Is there a secret to turning off the clutch for...

Is there a secret to turning off the clutch for SRAM rears which I was not aware?
I agree with the shifter not being as nice as the XT or X1 but if under 200 and has performed better than expected....
Forum: Touring
06-05-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

I also have a Joey Tourist in MSN , it's gone...

I also have a Joey Tourist in MSN , it's gone through so many transformations. I'm switching out the Jones bars which I don't like with the cockpit setup....
Forum: Touring
06-05-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

And the Stumptown with Blunts ...

And the Stumptown with Blunts
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20191215_140917_1_a71a996efcffead18f363d911a88d86d233e1002.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-05-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

Here's the RnR with the XTR M950 ...

Here's the RnR with the XTR M950
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200327_143545_1_a5df77ef75f9d8205dcb27b5122817803dd0a201.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-05-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

My inquiry is on both, front and rear. The...

My inquiry is on both, front and rear.
The Bruce Gordon RnR currently has two wheel sets. (rim brake)
1) DT TK540 with Alfine dyno front and XT M756A rear
2) Alex Adventurer2 with XTR M950 front...
06-04-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 294,118
Posted By qclabrat

Are there any decent low cost Dyno lights? ...

Are there any decent low cost Dyno lights?
Using Alfine hubs. Thanks
Forum: Touring
06-04-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

M756 hubs

How are the XT M756 for touring? Its currently my rando bike setup but like to do some long weekend trips in the near future. Time on my hand and considering relacing to either XTR, LX or X9 hubs I...
Forum: Touring
06-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,297
Posted By qclabrat

Invest in a good spoke wrench. I used a stack of...

Invest in a good spoke wrench. I used a stack of quarters and three cans of beer for dishing. Make sure they are nice and cold as reward beverages when doing the final truing and tensioning on the...
06-03-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By qclabrat

in your hood take off the gears, break the...

in your hood
take off the gears, break the chain and keep the rear D as a tensioner
https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2790673/
06-03-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By qclabrat

Here's a heck of a deal for frame/fork. Almost...

Here's a heck of a deal for frame/fork.
Almost new and sliders too, if the size fits...
https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2775708/
06-02-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By qclabrat

You'll need a frame with sliding dropouts. ...

You'll need a frame with sliding dropouts. Luckily many choices out there but SS on 4-5" tires is hard work. What's your price range?
06-02-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By qclabrat

going to 1x11 will gain you about 10 teeth but...

going to 1x11 will gain you about 10 teeth but the jumps between cogs with be greater. Doesn't matter as much for mtb IMO, but it bothers those who have certain cadences. The newer derailleurs will...
06-01-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By qclabrat

Ok, around the crank What type of riding will...

Ok, around the crank
What type of riding will you be doing? Is the rear derailleur a clutch type and is the front a single ring with a narrow wide ring? That combo has been bombproof for most...
06-01-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By qclabrat

not sure what you me by a full chain stay, is...

not sure what you me by a full chain stay, is something broken on the frame?
06-01-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By qclabrat

Have you checked out the Niner Sir9? Similar...

Have you checked out the Niner Sir9? Similar tubing to the Cotic, This on is built up and all you would need are less aggressive tires for the road.
Priced right that you can upgrade what you want...
06-01-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By qclabrat

Welcome The Cotic Solaris is a fine bike, what...

Welcome
The Cotic Solaris is a fine bike, what was wrong with it. I think with the light steel it would make a perfectly fitting gravel/hybrid bike. Just change the tires for the road of get a...
06-01-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By qclabrat

Here's catalog from 2008, not sure what you want...

Here's catalog from 2008, not sure what you want to know about the fork
lock out aren't as good back then as they are now. Actually now with the superior progressions, I rarely lock out even for...
06-01-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By qclabrat

I can't figure the model of your shock but I've...

I can't figure the model of your shock but I've had a SSD 190SL and they generally work the same.
The red wheel on top is for rebound, read up on the manual of a recent DT shock here:...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-01-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By qclabrat

Complete tubeless fail this weekend. The tape is...

Complete tubeless fail this weekend. The tape is thinner than stans stuff and pushed the tape and rim strips out preventing any chance of a seal. Next round used a thicker rim strip and two wraps...
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