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06-22-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,137
Posted By grubetown

I also drop it for turns on flat terrain as you...

I also drop it for turns on flat terrain as you can lower your center of gravity.
03-28-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By grubetown

Next time start a new thread as this one is two...

Next time start a new thread as this one is two years old. Any SRAM 12 speed chain will work. As you have discovered there are limited options currently.
02-06-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By grubetown

WTB makes some great rims. If you don't need your...

WTB makes some great rims. If you don't need your current wheel set for a trainer, have your LBS lace up you current hubs with new tubeless rims.
02-06-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By grubetown

:backpedal: Welcome! I like to recommend Ryan...

:backpedal:
Welcome! I like to recommend Ryan Leech Connection - it has some great free resources for mountain bikers. I'm sure you will ripping it up in no time.
01-19-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By grubetown

It's probably clogged

It's probably clogged
11-12-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By grubetown

Nothing, however, I am not familiar with any...

Nothing, however, I am not familiar with any Schrader drilled tubeless ready rims, especially on an entry level mountain bike.
11-12-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By grubetown

Judging from the tone of the OP, I don't think we...

Judging from the tone of the OP, I don't think we should him/her down this route.
11-11-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,928
Posted By grubetown

+1 for anything Light and Motion

+1 for anything Light and Motion
11-11-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By grubetown

I think if the bike has Schrader tubes it's not...

I think if the bike has Schrader tubes it's not going to have tubeless rims :foo:
10-23-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,251
Posted By grubetown

The tone of your first thread kind of left you...

The tone of your first thread kind of left you open to snark - it's the internet and it's Friday :roflmao:

Also - one size fits all bikes from department stores with less than entry level...
10-22-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,868
Posted By grubetown

Hard tail I ride on the trail Full suspension I...

Hard tail I ride on the trail
Full suspension I ride in the trail

My fully rigid Timberjack is definitely not a sports car.
10-13-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By grubetown

Totally agree. I legit do not see myself riding...

Totally agree. I legit do not see myself riding off-road without a dropper ever again. Even with a rigid fork I would still run a dropper :ride:
10-10-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By grubetown

My understanding is the highest gear not the...

My understanding is the highest gear not the lowest gear
10-10-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By grubetown

Kyle Strait has some great videos on youtube for...

Kyle Strait has some great videos on youtube for simple beginner techniques.

I would also check out Ryan Leech Connection (https://www.ryanleech.com) - I have used it in the past and it's...
10-07-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By grubetown

Replace it

Replace it
10-07-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By grubetown

The frame color is sick! Four piston is not...

The frame color is sick!

Four piston is not designed for XC and would probably be overkill.

In addition to most of the suggestions here I would add for next level build

Fox 32 Stepcast fork...
10-07-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By grubetown

If it shifts fine in the other gears, ruling out...

If it shifts fine in the other gears, ruling out chain/cassette issues, and the hanger is truly not bent, it is most likely the derailleur.
10-07-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By grubetown

If we are talking about the 2021 - it's an entry...

If we are talking about the 2021 - it's an entry level full suspension mountain bike with a decent spec for a great price.

What is making you look into buying one?
10-01-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By grubetown

Kenda Small Block

Kenda Small Block
09-24-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
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: 2,938
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: 25
Views: 1,807
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: 476
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: 14
Views: 1,395
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: 485
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: 20
Views: 2,343
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: 452
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: 485
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: 485
Posted By grubetown

Replace the bearing?

Replace the bearing?
09-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,343
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: 22
Views: 3,214
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: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By grubetown

+1 for mountain bike

+1 for mountain bike
09-04-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
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: 423
Posted By grubetown

Tenet Occult

Tenet Occult
08-30-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,174
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: 702
Posted By grubetown

GT :thumb:

GT :thumb:
08-25-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
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: 1,067
Posted By grubetown

Giant Fathom

Giant Fathom
08-24-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,821
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: 986
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: 986
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: 580
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: 1,821
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: 1,992
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: 1,821
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: 1,014
Posted By grubetown

Pedal recommendation - Tenet Occult

Pedal recommendation - Tenet Occult
08-14-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
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: 2,087
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: 1,413
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: 659
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.
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