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    not today but last week. new XT freehub body, which got rid of a "knocking" sound in the rear and 185mm G3 cleansweep rotor up front. there's a bit of difference from a 160 and they don't squeal as the shimano rotor did. either today or tomorrow new tires, maxxis ADvantage 2.1
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    Got my XT crank and Shadow RD from UPS today and will put it on the 525 tonight.
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    You guys are making my 304 jealous. I'm waiting to finish my retro SS project before I upgrade the cockpit and brake cables.
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    I just picked up my khs xc104...so last night I spent a while admiring/getting the bike setup the way I want it. Removed all reflectors, swapped my brake cables(front brake is now on the right), set preload on my rear shock and installed my cateye mity 8!

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    Quote Originally Posted by foxbox13 View Post
    I just picked up my khs xc104...so last night I spent a while admiring/getting the bike setup the way I want it. Removed all reflectors, swapped my brake cables(front brake is now on the right), set preload on my rear shock and installed my cateye mity 8!
    that frame is worth upgrading parts on, as $$$s permit. did that with my old '06 104 before it was warranty replaced and it was the equivelant of the 604, if not better. made for a better ride too, over a mozo shock and spinner fork which a utter crap but used to keep the $$$s down, oh and the winzip disc brakes too
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    I rode it ~23 miles yesterday at Brown County State Park, Indiana. It worked great, I bonked around mile 19 but recovered a little and made it back to the car.
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    heres a pic of my bike, nothing too crazy on it yet! Still trying to figure out how it would be best to mount my speedometer sensor/magnet. I have it attached now, but I had to put some rubber pieces under the sensor to push it closer to the magnet on the spokes. Im thinking about installing it on the right side of the forks, since the spokes on that side are closer to the fork leg(because the disc brake is on the other side) but then the cable for the sensor isnt wrapped around anything. Right now the sensor wire is wrapped around front brake cable...
    jk about pic of bike, I guess I need to have 10 posts first lol

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    got new break levers on her. they were pricey and prolly not worth that much, but I wanted them, and a little covert bling can't hurt

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    Added a CF riser bar, then went for the test ride - was very nice..........
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    just got my new m780 rd. and m780 shifters are on the way. will be posting pics soon.

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    put new Stans in the tires to get ready for tomorrow's ride.
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    So I bought a 2006 solo one. I've been tuning it up and going through it to get it ready for my first ride. Adding hydraulic disc brakes too finished the back last night. I removed these tiny bar ends and put some new grips on it too. Can't wait to try it out tonight

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    Put her up for sale!

    I put a craigslist ad up for my like new 2009 KHS XC Team frame and Monarch 4.2 rear shock. This thing has only a handful of rides but I just have too many stinkin toys! I hope to find a buyer at $400. Shouldn't be a problem I hope!

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    finished my 3x10 setup on my alite500!

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    new racrface handlebars ( atlas low raiser ) and new stem - fsa 100 mm.
    changed the bike around.
    although it's an entry level bike ( alite 150 ), with new stem and handlebars it has very classy feel.
    sorry for the bad quality photo.
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    I broke it


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    Took my soft tail to the LBS to get thewheels trued. I installed new pads and now the rim brakes work great again. Maybe I don't need to convert to disk brakes.
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    I finished my Reba rebuild and replaced all rear bearings with Enduro Max bearings. I'll re-tweak the suspension settings next ride.
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    Upgraded the stem/bars/seat and post today. Ditched the old heavy no-name stem and Kore post with new Syncros stuff. Going to try to pick up a new set of tires over the weekend.

    Edit: Picked up a set of Panaracer Smoke/Dart Classics. Figured I'd go with something tried and true. Definitely lighter than the WTB EnduroRaptors they replaced. Actually, the bike as a whole feels lighter with the new cockpit and tires. Meh. Probably in my head.
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    Now with Egg Beaters.
    And a new fork on the way.
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    I installed new cranks and converted over to a 1x9 set up with a Paul's Chain Keeper... dropped over 3lbs!! My extra large XC204 is now down to 30.5lbs!

    With the addition of some new tubeless wheels in the coming months and I should be able to down to the goal of 29lbs...
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    Converted to 1X9

    Took off the front derailer and added a e13 chainguide and 32 tooth ring. Also added a Rock Shox Reverb dropper seatpost.
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    Just added Avid SD-7 levers, Peaty lock-on grips (stipped screws on the Ourys)..........oh, and installed an X-Fusion Enix in place of the Manitou Black. Just gotta set it up and take it for a ride. Shaved 3/4 of a pound off of the bike.
    Pics coming.
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    I changed a flat front tire and went for a ride. Another 25 miles as trailer leader.... (ok that was this past Saturday).
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    Got her dirty and set up the fork today. SOOOOO much nicer than the Manitou Black it replaced.

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    Bought one! Actually my 14yo son did two weeks ago. He was riding my other brand bike to school when we noticed a crack in the head tube. Got my frame replaced but he needed a safe bike right now.

    By far the best value in an entry level disc bike. $89-129 cheaper than everyone else's and if he wants to upgrade a piece at a time he can without having to buy a new wheelset to convert to disc.

    Alite 150 (flat grey/red) for $400 at a lbs. He's got over 50 miles on it commuting mostly sidewalk and some light trails so far. He loves it.

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    Replaced a bent/cracked hanger... Hoping it fixes my shifting problems but I think it is my shifter... sigh

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    I got my rims trued on my softail a while back which allowed me to get the brakes adjusted right. (I had been attempting DIY trueing). Then my son decided he wanted to take it to college in AZ. I put street tires on it and he hauled it to Tempe. He better bring it back in good shape.
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    Installed Maxxis Holy Rollers and new brake pads.

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    Replaced the crank bearings and installed some ergo grips.

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    Changed the Holly Rollers for a set of Maxxis Crossmarks...their tubeless tires but I run tubes.

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    New crank

    SLX crank set, with XTR BB
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    A little play in the dwindling snow.

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    What did you do to your KHS today?

    Ok, so this is not MY KHS, it's my girlfriend's. So what did I do to my girlfriend's KHS today??

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    This was her old mountain bike that has found a new life as a commuter. She recently replaced this with a Tomac. It was a fun little project and it turned out really well. The psycho lime powder coat is an amazing color. After these pics were taken streamers and orange pedals were installed. Well I guess one of the pics shows the homemade streamers.

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    Tune up. New riser bars, grips, cage. Addicted!
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    What did you do to your KHS today?

    I cleaned it and rode it after!!
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    took the new flagstaff for a run since building it, work perfectly.
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    I paid for it. $989 at my local shop. I get to pick it up tomorrow. Forecast calls for more rain. Good thing I added fenders. It gets wet up here a lot in the summer. (South - central AK)
    2012 KHS Tempe 29er

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    not today, but last week got a new fork, a never used 08 32 TALAS RLC, 2015 Fox Float CTD, Selle Royal seat and 2xGEAX AKA tires 26x2.2
    nothing in life is real, so if anything goes wrong, blame the dead guy

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    I rode it!

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    Bud on front and went tubeless finally...

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