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  1. Tubeless setup information
  2. Stripped my crank arm
  3. New Rider, New Bike Decision
  4. First Mountain Bike
  5. Switched to Clipless: Thoughts and Questions
  6. Help With Santa Cruz Bullit
  7. New guy - probably should have came here first but im picking up my bike tomorrow
  8. Leaving rear shock in 'firm' when descending
  9. After KOPS, how do you set saddle fore-aft?
  10. Looking At A DH Bike
  11. Looking for a new bike recommendation
  12. Rear Suspension Lock Out - Useful? Necessary?
  13. distances: road vs mtb
  14. How to maintain tubeless tire and other things?
  15. Need help picking a mountain bike
  16. Hand me down bike and need advice for fixing up
  17. Pick My First Bike
  18. New
  19. Bike identifacation
  20. Information Overload
  21. Wassa
  22. When to keep upgrading vs. shopping for a whole new ride
  23. Where do I ask questions regards upgrading forks?
  24. New to MTB and embarrassed aby a lack of knowledge? Don't be
  25. Noob on the site, not on a bike. Build help would be nice though
  26. Noob!
  27. Conditioning tips?
  28. Upgrade time
  29. Upgrade or Buy new?
  30. Newb looking for FS bike
  31. First timer here
  32. New guy introduction and the things I learned on my first ride.
  33. Find myself half pedaling uphill rock gardens
  34. Buying First Bike Used
  35. Compatibility issues
  36. Setting your suspendsion too fast concequencies
  37. New bike, Not sure
  38. help with new bike
  39. 2016 trek slash 9.8 vs 2015 intense spider 29c vs yt jeffsy 29 al one
  40. Going to try flat pedals after 25+ years on clipless
  41. Should I go clipless?
  42. Questions for LBS - first visit back with new bike
  43. Bike for College?
  44. Thoughts / questions after my first 2 singletrack rides
  45. Help with New Bike Decision
  46. would like to start mtb.
  47. Fixin to buy a new bike!
  48. Trying to ID this bike
  49. First Full Suspension bike...???
  50. Want to put new thru axle in Carbon Fork
  51. What's a good way to practice technical uphills, without riding technical uphills?
  52. What to do at LBS when picking up new bike?
  53. Noob advice for replacement/upgrade parts on used junk bike
  54. Hi all, 2015 trek 3500 or new merax finiss ?
  55. Standing and pedalling technique w/ full suspension bike
  56. new guy advice
  57. Is an old 99' Kona Cinder Cone worth $120
  58. Yup- gonna ask: Tubeless Ready tires, Can I tube em?
  59. How long did it take you to become a well-rounded rider?
  60. What type of bike should I buy?(I'm sure this been asked a million times)
  61. Flat tubes caused by heat?
  62. GF Genesis 2.0
  63. what should i buy
  64. MTB Seat for L5-S1 Issues?
  65. FRANKENbike needs help with tires/rims
  66. Why didn't you tell me
  67. Crankset selection
  68. Newb: Giant Talon 29r
  69. This normal for a tire?
  70. Riding with Music?
  71. 2008 Rush Carbon New Fork
  72. Just went from 26" to 29", not sure how I feel...
  73. Different ratios on Trek 820
  74. First bike questions
  75. First "real" bike. Hope I don't regret it!
  76. Lower back pain after riding for awhile
  77. Thoughts on SC 5010
  78. Setting up suspension
  79. Riding narrow deep rutted singletrack tips
  80. Bike Fit
  81. 2nd race was killer
  82. Problem after replacing chain
  83. Hands hurting after brake technique change.
  84. Need recommendation on a new bike
  85. another quickie question
  86. Do you pay online listed price for a new bike?
  87. If you could only have 2 bikes...
  88. Headset spacer question with pic
  89. Hi guys I'm new again, what more should I be doing?
  90. Keep components or change for new build?
  91. Just got a 2011 Trek Fuel EX 9.9 - LOTS of questions and help, please...
  92. Looking for first high end MTB
  93. Tips for taking my wife on first ride?
  94. Johnson's or ?
  95. Found a Schwinn Homegrown FS
  96. X-Cal 7 vs Talon 2 can't decide....
  97. 2011 rockhopper expert vs new motor 400ht
  98. 640mm bars?
  99. No Idea what I did wrong
  100. 29" vs 27.5+ trail hardtail
  101. Best $700 first hardtail?
  102. Give your Opinion of this Totally Cool Bike
  103. are droppers worth it?
  104. Should I re-thread my crank arms or just buy new cranks ?
  105. Cornering in loose over hardpack
  106. Fork/Spec on a new mountain bike
  107. Noob 1x10 questions
  108. Switching from 1 wheel to 2 wheels!
  109. Buying First full suspension bike
  110. Son Looking For A New Bike
  111. Broken derailleur
  112. 1X setup on 2X crank
  113. HELPPPPP to choose budget trail bike
  114. Looking to go 1x10 or 1x11 on my Trek X-Caliber
  115. XC/Trail Bike
  116. Local Mountain Bike Tutor in NYC
  117. New Bike for Son
  118. So what to do with this old - --> new bike
  119. SE Bikes Big Mountain 2.0 29er
  120. Fitting to frame
  121. Scott Aspect series
  122. Rockhopper Sport for an entry-level 29er hardtail??
  123. Check your bolts!
  124. 2017 specialized pitch sport
  125. Looking for advice...
  126. Top Tube Length & Stem Length
  127. Wheel Swap questions
  128. Need help with my groupset upgrade (bb)
  129. What upgrade(s) would help me in climbs?
  130. Quick Single Speed Chain Type Question..
  131. Trouble deciding on what to get.
  132. Giant Fathom 2 vs Giant Talon 2 vs Felt Surplus70
  133. Perpetually Lost
  134. Dropper post recommendations
  135. Hey everyone I'm a noob with some questions.
  136. Howdy Folks !
  137. First full suspension
  138. Buying a used bike, need help with choices, links included
  139. saddle recommendations for da ladies
  140. Mental Block
  141. 1998 Trek 8000 SL
  142. Helmet advice for new riders
  143. New Member Saying Hello!
  144. Dieting advice?
  145. Sizing help needed asap
  146. Buying an old bike
  147. brake questions--twang and play
  148. Which MTB to buy?
  149. Bike reco's for a returning rider
  150. hydraulic brakes - bleeding , pad replace . technique
  151. Noobie
  152. Is hanging bikes from tires bad?
  153. Correct riding position on road bike
  154. Difference between trainers?
  155. Racing bike
  156. Used Bike Prices - Jamis Dakota Elite
  157. Just Getting into the Sport
  158. Iron Horse and assembling your own bike
  159. Chain guard & larger rotors for enduro?
  160. Entry Level Full Suspension
  161. Urban "Mountain" Biking?
  162. New bike fit issues
  163. Building Fitness
  164. 2016 Jamis Trail X Sport 515$?
  165. Turning an mtb 29er into a touring bike
  166. Turning an mtb 29er into a touring bike
  167. What bike carrier should I consider for frequent short hops?
  168. Common shifting problem for 7-speed freewheels and Shimano shifters
  169. When/where for clearance sales?
  170. First DH bike need help
  171. How much does your bike weigh and what is your speed?
  172. fork on a scott 950 29er hardtail upgrade question
  173. How do I tell one derailleur from another?
  174. Ideal PSI?
  175. Hardtail for beginner?
  176. Bike Buying Advice
  177. What wheel size, brakes to choose?
  178. What bike should i choose?
  179. Last major question for you guys, I think I've narrowed it down (suggestions wanted)
  180. Looking for upgrades
  181. norco rampage 2005 question
  182. Chain crossing in enduro with single front ring?
  183. Looking for a mountain bike
  184. Just got my first 29er.
  185. how do you deal with the bugs
  186. Haven't done any biking in about 30 years ready to get back in
  187. Clicking sound when I'm pedaling?
  188. Who's upgraded their bike greatly? Worth it?
  189. Can't decide on a bike
  190. Drivetrain cleaning after a muddy ride
  191. Hydraulic vs. mechanical brakes on downhill switchbacks
  192. Giant roam 1 vs Cannondale Trail 4
  193. New to this world. Confused. Tired. Annoyed
  194. $2k budget, size XL 29/27.5+ FS
  195. Overbiked? & Enduro has to do what a DH can do?
  196. Help me decide, option overload!
  197. Derailleur clutch position
  198. Looking to upgrade from the oldy but goody
  199. Choosing my first MTB (hardtail)
  200. Air Fork/ coil confusion
  201. 2015/ 16 Trek Marlin 5 zoom rear brake caliper
  202. Is it too early to look into a new saddle?
  203. Best gear straps for rear cargo rack?
  204. 2017 camber
  205. Beginner Fork Upgrade
  206. Fox Transfer Dropper - Saddle wiggle normal?
  207. First MTB help [UPDATE: Got a used 2017 Giant Talon 2]
  208. Another new guy checking in!
  209. Newbie here, saying hello.
  210. Seeking Advice...
  211. Greetings from Japan!
  212. Help - buying used, good price?
  213. Decending speed
  214. Chain rubbing on 3.0 tire Turner Sultan Conversion
  215. 2014 Stumpy Comp
  216. New bike need advice don't know much
  217. Single vs dual and FS vs fork only
  218. dropper post operation (eThirteen TRS)
  219. Unisex vs Male all mountain-enduro?
  220. Help a newbie, 2 x 10 - do I need to worry about cross-chaining?
  221. technique Q: tight S-turns
  222. presta valve core fail
  223. Rookie question about weight? how heavy is your bike?
  224. Bottle cage
  225. Swapping out almost entire groupset on my bike - Need additional eyes and experience!
  226. Super Noob bike for wife--finally, a setup that works!
  227. Wife seeking beginner road bike
  228. Best-case front derailleur range
  229. Bike Help
  230. Mtb clinic or workshop in NY area
  231. New Stem, handlebar for my bike, which specs?.
  232. Looking to upgrade components on my GT Marathon 2.0, need some recommendations!
  233. What Bike Components Should a New Mountain Biker Consider for 1st Bike
  234. Finally bought a full suspension bike!
  235. 1x11 and 27.5
  236. Suggestions for a Multitool
  237. New Bike... Fathom vs X-Calibre
  238. Tubeless conversion
  239. Advice for first hybrid!
  240. 1st unofficial bike check-up since new ....
  241. First bike esentials
  242. Suggestions for Dropper Post for Hardtail?
  243. Need new forks... Help!
  244. Specialized riprock 20 coaster vs Trek precaliber 20 6 speed
  245. Cannondale mtb for sale
  246. New Bike help me choose!
  247. would plus size tire fit?
  248. For me, 2017 Starts with a bang
  249. 2017 Giant Trance Advanced 2 Suspensions
  250. What Type Of Bike Do I Need For The Terrain I Ride?