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    2006 GT aggressor i put the 2x10 and the rest of the gear from my NRS1 onto it whilst doing the bearings on the NRS...


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    20180303_173435 by k2blt, on Flickr

    Here's my Prophet MX1. Love it, but may switch back to the Talas 36 and DHX 5.0 air to improve the climbing.

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    This is my 1st gen Nomad that needs a new BB and cranks.

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    So, I'm new to the legit mountain bike. All I ever had was Walmart cheapies. Now, I am wanting to get into this so I bought a used decent bike to start out with. 2011 Specialized Hardrock. Im ready to put her to use! Post your 26er Pics-bike.jpg

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    Went back to my air shock and dropped the stem a bit.

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    Nothing too much to look at but it gets ridden every day and is definitely the smoothest rolling bike on these streets. I absolutely love this bike

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    Jekyll

    Even after trying other wheel sizes, I still love this bike.

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    Here's my 5ft sons bike in trail setup. I'm done messing with it. He's a lil short so hopefully he'll be on it for a while. Weight is just over 25lbs. It's a pretty stout build imo.


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    A railed D-Spyder! Nice lifehack.
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    What bike is that? And is it set up 26+?
    Looking for a Medium Scott Scale frame, preferably a 2012 in 26.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bridgestone14 View Post
    What bike is that? And is it set up 26+?
    If you're referring to me, that's a FM076 frame with 3.0/2.8 Ranger tires front/rear, its quite Plus'd.

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    So I posted this bike on here when it was new in 2005 and used to be a lot more active but just completed a major update in the last few weeks.

    It was supposed to be just a new rear wheel, so had a custom one made up and accidentally specc'd an XD compatible rear hub...oops. Well then I HAD TO go 11 speed. Got that all put together and discovered the old AVID Juicy 7's were shot. So....

    New hope rear hub, with mavic 719 wheel. Full xt 8000 series stuff 1 x 11. New XT brakes. 8020 front with 203 mm rotor, 8000 series with a 180 in the back. Have had the hope front with mavic 729 in the front for a few years.
    Ghetto tubeless setup and new maxxis tires (rear is on backorder.)

    A grand in parts is still cheaper than a new bike...lol, and I kind of like not having a front derailleur.
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    Very nice, have a friend who just picked up this same bike slightly used only.
    He's considerably faster on it than his older enduro.

    I'm now "heckled" often when we ride together, ha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kneecap View Post
    Very nice, have a friend who just picked up this same bike slightly used only.
    He's considerably faster on it than his older enduro.

    I'm now "heckled" often when we ride together, ha.
    Couldnt afford the Mach 6 I want. This 'll do. Its been a great all around bike. Downieville to the Dakota 5-O and everything in between.

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    Hi all, recently getting back into riding again has getting way to unfit for my liking, recently got this 2008 Norco 125 (Took a whole day searching on google and bike forums lol) for a decent price (I think?), anyways here it is....

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    Here is what I've research so far on what it has on it,

    Frame: Norco 125 2008
    Fork: Marzocchi Dirt Jump 2 RV QR-20
    Crank: FSA Gravity Moto X MegaExo
    Brake: Avid Trail 9
    Disc Brakes: Unknown
    Disc Rotors: Unknown
    Chain: Unknown
    Chain Tensioner : DMR Bikes STS
    Stem : Norco?
    Handlebars: Promax original
    Rim Front: Unknown
    Rim Back: CrankBros Cobalt 2
    Tyres: Maxxis Hookworm 26"
    Seat: Pivotal CULT Dehart
    Seat Post: Pivotal 27.2 3D
    Pedals: Wellgo LU-313

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozmtb87 View Post
    Hi all, recently getting back into riding again has getting way to unfit for my liking, recently got this 2008 Norco 125 (Took a whole day searching on google and bike forums lol) for a decent price (I think?), anyways here it is....
    DJ bikes can be very fun and versatile.

    I can see a few priority upgrades there. First, much lighter tires, unless you're after Hookworms specifically. Then, a dedicated SS rear wheel to ditch the tensioner, or an RD on the current one, because the dangly roller thing down there could as well be a shifty dangly roller thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    DJ bikes can be very fun and versatile.

    I can see a few priority upgrades there. First, much lighter tires, unless you're after Hookworms specifically. Then, a dedicated SS rear wheel to ditch the tensioner, or an RD on the current one, because the dangly roller thing down there could as well be a shifty dangly roller thing.
    Cheers for the replay man, total bike noob here, haven't been on a bike for 10-15 or so years now lol (last bike was a target special full suspension bike) so yeah any parts on the bike are new to me, I added some more pics to my album folder, shows the parts off more...
    Riding a 2008 Norco 125

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    You're welcome!

    That roller tensioner above the chainring is seriously old school, and is also not needed with a true singlespeed setup this frame can run. I guess the previous owner had to make do with this geared-specific wheel that's not intended for track ends. The QR skewer isn't clamping hard enough to prevent axle slip, so it's slammed all the way forward and the chain slack and wear are compensated for by the rollers.

    The cockpit might be too low with a flat bar but it's totally up to your preferences.

    You may also want to check the fork function and maybe overhaul it. People tend to neglect forks on their jump/play bikes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    You're welcome!

    That roller tensioner above the chainring is seriously old school, and is also not needed with a true singlespeed setup this frame can run. I guess the previous owner had to make do with this geared-specific wheel that's not intended for track ends. The QR skewer isn't clamping hard enough to prevent axle slip, so it's slammed all the way forward and the chain slack and wear are compensated for by the rollers.

    The cockpit might be too low with a flat bar but it's totally up to your preferences.

    You may also want to check the fork function and maybe overhaul it. People tend to neglect forks on their jump/play bikes.
    ah ok yeah I did a decent ride of it yesterday and the back wheel kept moving to the left, was thinking I wasn't tighting it hard enough, but I get to the tightest point the lever down to clamp down, any tighter and I feel like I'm gonna snap it lol....and yeah that roller thing at the crank doesn't seem to do much except make a rolling sound, crank has some sort of crackling to it also, and not sure if the back axle is seized a little or brakes are on too tight has when you free roll the wheel off the ground, it will stop faster then the front wheel does...

    Regarding the forks, they don't move at all, feels like I have a none front suspension bike, seized or just adjusted to be that way???

    Overall when I got it I knew I would need to put some attention to it, but for $100AUD think it was a ok deal (Second Hand store I got it from has no clue what brand/model it was)
    Riding a 2008 Norco 125

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    If the rear brake is dragging then it should be audible as a permanent rubbing sound the disc makes as it passes through the caliper. With wheel misalignment in the track ends, disc rubbing is very likely.

    If memory serves, that fork model has "air preload" feature and a crappy, failure prone Chinese rebound cartridge. The Schrader valve that can be seen on the top cap is the air preload. Release air and check compression. If the fork still won't move, then it's likely the damper that's failed. It can be fixed by an open-bath conversion achieved by drilling it carefully with 1.5 mm drill bit in very specific places, and locking down the floating piston inside. Either way the fork should be overhauled, and a failed damper will be obvious upon disassembly as it's the only assembly that won't compress.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    If the rear brake is dragging then it should be audible as a permanent rubbing sound the disc makes as it passes through the caliper. With wheel misalignment in the track ends, disc rubbing is very likely.

    If memory serves, that fork model has "air preload" feature and a crappy, failure prone Chinese rebound cartridge. The Schrader valve that can be seen on the top cap is the air preload. Release air and check compression. If the fork still won't move, then it's likely the damper that's failed. It can be fixed by an open-bath conversion achieved by drilling it carefully with 1.5 mm drill bit in very specific places, and locking down the floating piston inside. Either way the fork should be overhauled, and a failed damper will be obvious upon disassembly as it's the only assembly that won't compress.
    Yeah I press the valve and no air came out lol, back brake seems to be ok, no noise when coasting and what not, lever is smooth and are super touchy, almost came off a few times since I'm not used to them (first disc brake bike)...

    The single speed is something to get used to, feel like I just on a big ass BMX lol...
    Riding a 2008 Norco 125

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    Gary Fisher "Recaliber"

    Finally with stickers...
    And he runs alone, without even an e-motor
    It suffices with a slight side breeze
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    Hyper HPR S "Shocker" MTB

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    2004 Gary Fisher Sugar Race, rebuild

    Finally finished my Sugar, M8000 1x11 components. Love it
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    The Twins

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    Specialised Hardrock A1 Comp 1999 x2
    The one with the Orange Manitou Magnum R Forks I owned from new from and is now a 1x1 (Surly drivetrain) with upgraded wheels and goes like a Bullet. May change the fork back to a rigid at some point but need to find the right one to match.

    The second I got used from ebay and is now a 1x9 and has road tires on for general commuting duties/going up hills.
    Both with upgraded V-Brakes and levers. And still using square taper BB's!
    Considering buying a third, though may see if I can buy a 26er Rockhopper frame and use some of the leftover components for a 1x8.

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    Still riding this one

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    The Quebeco-Flandrien in B.C....

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    Nice bike man. ^ I know a retired pro mtb racer that still rides Santa Cruz.

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    After 6 years of thinking it over (geared or SS? Which fork? Which hubs and rims? Dropper post or not?), I've finally built my 2006 Handjob for its 3rd incarnation.





    It's the very same frame that made me believe steel is real back in 2007.

    As a finishing touch it needs something like a rainbow-ejaculating penis headbadge, I guess. After all, my other ride is a buttplug!

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    1995 balance

    Post your 26er Pics-31890894_10214080909731177_5101869209990725632_o.jpg Here's my 1995 Balance AL-150. Bought it brand new and just recently updated some parts. Thanks!

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    kona 2012

    experiencing ratio 1x9, it became heavy to pedal in my region

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    Made by yours truly in 2010. Photo is Puslinch in May 2018

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    Here is my first real bike, bought the frame for $5 and built it up with free parts from my local co-op bike junkyard. 05 Giant Boulder SE 1x7. Also bar ends on a narrow bar because I sort of miss my old Sledgehammer.
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    Picked up this '09 Transition Covert for $400 and it' a blast to ride!
    26er is not dead

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    Hope Hey 26ers!

    Hey 26ers
    I am getting back into riding after a looooong hiatus. Looking to lose some weight and enjoy some trails.
    Here is my 2002 Kona Fire Mountain. I have made some updates to modernize it a bit and to learn general bike repair/setup/tuning.

    Original parts
    Truvativ 5D cranks
    Aheadset headset
    Tektro V-brakes
    Suntour fork
    Wheels

    New Parts
    Sunrace CSMX8 11-46t
    Race Face Single N/W 32t
    Shimano XT rear derailer
    Shimano SLX shifter
    Shimano Deore Brake levers
    Truvativ Hussefelt Riserbar and stem
    Race Face Half Nelson Grips
    DMR V6 pedals

    In the mail
    Continental X-King 2.4 front - Race King 2.2 rear

    Near future
    Rockshox Recon Silver fork

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    1999 Specialized FSR

    Here's My Baby
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    My Dobermann

    2008(?) Dobermann Molosse, can't exactly ferment if the year is right.





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    Very rare gt team edition medium distortion frame sz med
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    Hope hubswtb frequency rear rim
    With maxxis 2.3 dhr tubeless
    I have two front wheels identical except for size depending on where I'm riding.
    1) hope hub 26er i25 KOM rim with 2.3 dhf tubeless
    2) hope hub 650 b i23 team frequency rim 2.3 dhf tubeless
    Fork fits either wheel setup nicely.

    Xo 2x9 oval rings
    KS lev dropper post with smp hell saddle
    Raceface cinch cranks with BBG custom bashguard and Doval 34/20 oval rings
    Blackspire flat pedals
    Fox float 26er kashima 36 float fit 140( dropped from 160) fork 20 mm axle
    North shore billet overlord stem with RF turbine bars and ge1 slim grips

    I run either a 650 b front or a 26 front wheel , both fit perfect with 2.3 maxxis dhf tubeless
    " I don't ride park"

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    My 2014 Transition Covert ... to say this bike is awesome is a understatement!

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