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09-22-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By qclabrat

bike which will get the 12 is a full rigid Carver...

bike which will get the 12 is a full rigid Carver with a Whiskey carbon fork, do you recommend another? I considered upgrading the full suspension bike but like the current setup with 11speed SRAM...
09-22-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By qclabrat

already done, have a ROS9 which is my dedicated...

already done, have a ROS9 which is my dedicated SS, it even has a blue Endless cog to match the paint :)
09-22-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By qclabrat

which cassette did you use? I know when going to...

which cassette did you use? I know when going to 11 spd, lowest gear jumps for a shimano cassette were too great for my liking. So all my 11spd cassettes are either SRAM or Sunrace
09-18-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By qclabrat

12 spd upgrade

Has anyone upgraded to 12 and have some feedback? Thinking of this just because and why not. I was a late adopter to 11spd but I'm bored...
09-14-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By qclabrat

Ride with a small group for tips and get a lesson...

Ride with a small group for tips and get a lesson if they are offered by you.
Then just ride within your limits if you're risk adverse. Nothing wrong with that, crashing is part of the game on...
09-14-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By qclabrat

send a link of the hubs, Formula made a ton of...

send a link of the hubs, Formula made a ton of different hubs
09-14-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By qclabrat

750, won't be many options with forks, most...

750, won't be many options with forks, most likely an entry level SR or similar
09-14-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By qclabrat

yes, but what don't you like about the Deore...

yes, but what don't you like about the Deore shifters, XTR is even better
09-14-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By qclabrat

hey Garden State plates, which trail are those...

hey Garden State plates, which trail are those pics from?
Forum: Fatbikes
09-14-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By qclabrat

what size 29" tires are you going with?

what size 29" tires are you going with?
Forum: Fatbikes
09-14-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By qclabrat

also consider running bar-ends and TT clip-ons if...

also consider running bar-ends and TT clip-ons if you're after similar hand positions.
Which drop bars are you using?
08-10-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By qclabrat

which crankset do you have? What's unique that...

which crankset do you have? What's unique that it needs a special BB?
08-10-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By qclabrat

It's way inflated IMO, but that's what the demand...

It's way inflated IMO, but that's what the demand may be asking. Last year, the same bike couldn't get sold for $400 on eBay
This was few years back and in the UK for what it's worth, but its a...
08-10-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By qclabrat

Have you ridden a full suspension where you ride...

Have you ridden a full suspension where you ride most often. Demos will tell you what you want not us here. Scott makes good XC bikes, ask Nino, the Spark 930 seems close to your range, but don't...
08-05-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By qclabrat

lol, something exists? those rims are so...

lol, something exists?
those rims are so frustrating to match up tires...
08-05-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By qclabrat

Tempest, I loved the car as a kid, that's all...

Tempest, I loved the car as a kid, that's all I've got:roflmao:
08-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By qclabrat

yes, if the brakes stop the bike, get out and ride

yes, if the brakes stop the bike, get out and ride
08-05-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By qclabrat

newbie first post, need 9 more to be allow to...

newbie first post, need 9 more to be allow to post pics
Forum: Fatbikes
08-05-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By qclabrat

look for areas where x-country skiers go or snow...

look for areas where x-country skiers go or snow mobiles
We all can help each other out
07-03-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
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: 15
Views: 943
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: 15
Views: 943
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: 40
Views: 1,939
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: 852
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: 10
Views: 650
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: 537
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: 537
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: 739
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: 1,155
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: 5
Views: 728
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: 915
Views: 299,207
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: 719
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: 239
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: 1,155
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: 2,812
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: 652
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: 1,155
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: 1,155
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: 380
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: 512
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: 380
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: 512
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: 380
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: 512
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: 254
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: 776
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: 776
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: 703
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: 424
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: 703
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...
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