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05-23-20, 05:34 PM
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Posted By qclabrat

That bike looks very small, we're the same height...

That bike looks very small, we're the same height and I'd never fit a small frame
05-22-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By qclabrat

helping with the ten limit replies... Strip the...

helping with the ten limit replies...
Strip the bike down and rebuild if you want experience.
Don't need to go nuts and take apart everything, but the bottom bracket, hubs and headset could...
05-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By qclabrat

how are your tires? and brakes, those are the two...

how are your tires? and brakes, those are the two I suggest first. The fork may be serviceable, I haven't check which on it is. But old fork are often not worth the effort.
05-22-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By qclabrat

hey I've invested time to post here, how about a...

hey I've invested time to post here, how about a picture of the Canyon? everyone likes porn... lol
05-22-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By qclabrat

If you can get a bike with at least 10 spd, drop...

If you can get a bike with at least 10 spd, drop the front derailleur, switch in a narrow wide front chainring and upgrade to a wider cassette.
I'd definitely go the used route, he'll outgrow the...
05-22-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By qclabrat

Good video, how were you able to find empty...

Good video, how were you able to find empty trails in the city? Talking about features, I'm wanting to drive up to Jungle Habitat this weekend
05-21-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By qclabrat

also look at BMX options for ankle support, they...

also look at BMX options for ankle support, they may be more comfortable given that pedaling is usually needed
05-21-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By qclabrat

I hear you, stuck at home monitoring till...

I hear you, stuck at home monitoring till baseball restarts...
I found it odd that they mention choice of either dropout but prior to check out not able to choose. Also there were wheels going for...
05-21-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By qclabrat

I usually do but with poor multi tasking, closed...

I usually do but with poor multi tasking, closed the window in error before jotting it down. It was $100 with no shipping charge so I'm still a bit skeptical
Time will tell, I'll update along the...
05-21-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By qclabrat

okay, I gave it a shot, I have lots of extra...

okay, I gave it a shot, I have lots of extra parts laying around and won't even need to buy anything else. I used Paypal so they'll watch out for me. Oddly there is no email confirming my order...
05-21-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By qclabrat

link looks dead, I'm thinking this was a bogus...

link looks dead, I'm thinking this was a bogus site
Hope no one here got scammed
I don't think CSC was selling direct and was a Aliexpress merchant
05-21-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By qclabrat

Healeymr I'm assuming you have a QR fork as...

Healeymr
I'm assuming you have a QR fork as well.
100mm is the space between the dropouts on the forks, so 130mm for the QR axle length is right to include the extra length needed for the nutted...
05-21-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By qclabrat

buy the deore or SLX they don't get much better...

buy the deore or SLX they don't get much better for the price and ease of maintenance
05-21-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By qclabrat

Awesome scout project. I'm see more pop up by me...

Awesome scout project. I'm see more pop up by me but they are commercial versions made by Park with a pump.
I'm going to show this to a pal of mine who's a scout master. Thanks for sharing
05-21-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By qclabrat

I bought the 50T option a few months back and can...

I bought the 50T option a few months back and can vouch they work well. Almost bought another set but to be honest 10spd meets most of my riding needs.
05-21-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By qclabrat

Lezyne are great if in your budget...

Lezyne are great if in your budget...
05-21-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By qclabrat

I think you made the right choice if you you're...

I think you made the right choice if you you're out riding instead of wishing you were. Hope Canyon comes through with their side, if not. Bad mouth them here. No one likes bad publicity anytime
05-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By qclabrat

Hey John, I can't comment on your medical...

Hey John, I can't comment on your medical condition, but 510s are awesome. I have several pairs of them prior to Adidas buying them out a few years back.
If you need ankle support, have you...
05-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By qclabrat

What's wrong with the bike now? I'd pump up the...

What's wrong with the bike now? I'd pump up the tires and lube the chain then give it a ride around the block if it's capable to see what needs work.
Report back and we'll try to help you. ...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-21-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By qclabrat

Check out Old Man Mountain racks. They have lot...

Check out Old Man Mountain racks. They have lot of adapters which may meet your needs.
05-16-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By qclabrat

Brake pad rubbing? Is it disc or rim brakes

Brake pad rubbing? Is it disc or rim brakes
05-16-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By qclabrat

Not enough info what's the bike brand/model and...

Not enough info
what's the bike brand/model and what's on front now?
what type of riding do you do?
What's wrong with the Kenda tire you have now?
05-14-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By qclabrat

fancy, where was the photoshoot?

fancy, where was the photoshoot?
05-14-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By qclabrat

which bike are you looking at? Stack height on...

which bike are you looking at?
Stack height on a larger frame may not allow you drop down the bars sufficiently and you'll be riding more upright
Now with dropper seat posts you'll want more top...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-14-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By qclabrat

What's the spindle length on the crank and which...

What's the spindle length on the crank and which gearing are you planning to get?
Forum: Fatbikes
05-14-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By qclabrat

I like both, one thing to consider are that fat...

I like both, one thing to consider are that fat forks are really heavy but will smooth out your ride. Even with low pressures, it can't avoid a sometimes bouncy effect as the tires don't have...
05-13-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By qclabrat

What are you looking for, I have a bunch in my...

What are you looking for, I have a bunch in my donation pile. Free if you pay shipping.
05-13-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By qclabrat

Agree with Herrk. You'll never get ahead, that's...

Agree with Herrk. You'll never get ahead, that's how they hook us. The upgrades you've mentioned are moderate, ride another year with what you got then do a big upgrade to boost standards. I...
05-10-20, 08:03 PM
05-08-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By qclabrat

Been tried by myself, it's okay until you need to...

Been tried by myself, it's okay until you need to climb. The bigger diameter up front takes the weight off the front which is no good. Maybe a mullet spec'd bike like the Foes
05-08-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By qclabrat

Very likely it's an out of true wheel. Shouldn't...

Very likely it's an out of true wheel. Shouldn't cost more than $30 to get it fixed, if that's the problem. Take it to a bike shop so you know it's safe and rideable
05-08-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By qclabrat

Which tire and rims are you matching? Not all...

Which tire and rims are you matching? Not all work well together, especially the older tube less time
05-06-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 893
Posted By qclabrat

I love my BB7s as well, but they old tech. Great...

I love my BB7s as well, but they old tech. Great for casual ride bike for me but don't have the power and modulation I demand after using hydros. Though I hear the new hybrids with the cable...
05-06-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

I gave my Trax Fattys away, but they were the...

I gave my Trax Fattys away, but they were the 27.5+ size. Was on my trail bike (Banshee Prime) and front was always washing out. I'm a rather technically poor rider on fast turns and really rely on a...
05-06-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

which tires are you running? As you know 3" tires...

which tires are you running? As you know 3" tires are not created equally. For example my FatBNimble tires on Dually rims are only about the with of average 2.6" 29rs setups and tiny next to the...
05-06-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

I think Dave is using eggbeaters, I use them and...

I think Dave is using eggbeaters, I use them and spds. My spds are a mess but the eggs are all pretty clean. My only issue are with the lower end eggs which rust with a few rain drops
05-06-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By qclabrat

Roughly how many miles/hours do you have on the...

Roughly how many miles/hours do you have on the bike, we'll assume you're not burning pads at a lift assist trail.;) Might just need a bleed and not pads.
As for fork upgrades, I rarely suggest...
05-05-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By qclabrat

clipless is the way to go to minimize pedal...

clipless is the way to go to minimize pedal strikes, but does not work for all or all situations. Before I suggest what I've used, have you considered bigger tires if possible to bump up the BB...
05-05-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 893
Posted By qclabrat

I have Saints on a bike and ridden Zees, to me...

I have Saints on a bike and ridden Zees, to me they felt nearly identical. The lever are nicer and finisher grander on the Saints but IMO not worth the up charge.
Also SLX brakes IMO are the best...
05-05-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By qclabrat

+1 on the Atombomb Z1s Its one of the few 26"...

+1 on the Atombomb Z1s
Its one of the few 26" forks I'm having trouble parting with
05-05-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By qclabrat

Wow Christian that looks sweet. What the...

Wow Christian that looks sweet.
What the build sheet on this? Is the fork an OnOne?
05-01-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 893
Posted By qclabrat

Which bike do you have? I assume the parts are...

Which bike do you have? I assume the parts are what you get with the pricepoint.
Even with my BB5, its pretty much set and forget, what's you process for aligning the brakes?
Deores are great for...
05-01-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By qclabrat

26x1.95 is a good size for that era of bike....

26x1.95 is a good size for that era of bike. Maybe even a tad bigger if it matters to you.
05-01-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By qclabrat

This is one of the bikes I'm dying to demo this...

This is one of the bikes I'm dying to demo this year if the opportunities every allow
A1 up and down better parts, and if you can afford it, I'd say yes. What are your opinions on Shimano vs SRAM...
05-01-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By qclabrat

If flexy was an issue, go with the Fox 34. Not...

If flexy was an issue, go with the Fox 34. Not my money to spend, but the extra 300 sounds fair for the upgrades
Also the better Suntour forks are great for the money, the lower models on cheaper...
05-01-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By qclabrat

I'll respond as someone who has a few sets of...

I'll respond as someone who has a few sets of older Torch I9 hubs. They are great, sound wonderful, if that's what you want, and well made. They are my single speed setups, but unfortunately...
04-30-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,430
Posted By qclabrat

that's a tough one as most Salsa's I've ridden...

that's a tough one as most Salsa's I've ridden including the TJ as been spot on for me on size. I'm a normalish medium. For me the top tube, reach and stack heights for hardtails are my gauges for...
04-30-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By qclabrat

Congrats, snap a pic and post up next time you...

Congrats, snap a pic and post up next time you get out. I don't see many Haibikes out there except for their e-bikes.
04-30-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By qclabrat

kind of a open question... What's your budget? ...

kind of a open question...
What's your budget?
Where you planning to ride?
There are lots of good bike companies, and good companies who make some terrible models.
Avoid bikes in Walmart and...
04-30-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By qclabrat

Welcome Ross, looks like a nice bike, I they...

Welcome Ross,
looks like a nice bike, I they were selling them for pretty cheap in 2017 based on a few quick reads.
The name is iconic, and I'd rather have one of their steel bikes but like most...
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