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  1. Used full suspension bikes: Jamis Dakar vs Santa Cruz Hekler
  2. Front suspension question
  3. real wheel off center after spoke replacement and true'ing
  4. Used 2016 Scott Spark 750 vs brand new 2017 Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 710?
  5. question about saddle bag
  6. brakes worth upgrading?
  7. New bike advice
  8. First MTB: Polygon Siskiu D8 vs Lapierre Raid FX plus
  9. Which gets your vote?
  10. Riding at night
  11. query on changing wheels - hydraulic brakes
  12. Mtb wear over time
  13. Hub replacement sizing?
  14. New To MTB and need Help On Bike
  15. First Bike - What Upgrades
  16. Did I screw up?
  17. Need some help. New to mtb. Mind blown.
  18. New to MTB fit. What length stem to start with?
  19. dirt jump -> endo on head
  20. First bike dilemma
  21. Anyone have experience with BikeDirect on line?
  22. Help me upgrade a 2007 Trek 6000
  23. Comparison
  24. First FS comparison
  25. Velocare extended warranty / maintenance plan
  26. New to mnt biking
  27. First Real Bike and Cost Creep
  28. Does this sound right?
  29. Buying a new hard tail bike, would love your inputs
  30. Specialized Enduro 130 vs FSR XC Comp
  31. Basic Brake Question- Lose of Brake Power?
  32. Rockshocks reverb hose broke.
  33. Lighter/smaller men on women's specific bikes
  34. Need Help deciding
  35. Shorter Stem Question
  36. need help choosing again, mtb around $300
  37. Can we do better than a GT Karakoram Elite for $600...
  38. just a quick which bike thread
  39. FS Question
  40. Am I crazy?
  41. Trying to decide on new mountain bike.
  42. Used Gary Fisher Hoo Koo and Mega Cavern
  43. 27.5+ For a first MTB?
  44. Another question on Hardtail vs. Full suspension
  45. New and fixing up an old bike - wheel questions
  46. Well second bike in first month into the sport!!
  47. Why do I keep tripping over my bike?
  48. Thought's on buying first FS
  49. How far can I push my bike
  50. Soar knee
  51. Problem with chain line?
  52. I bought my first mountain bike - 2004 Trek Fuel 100
  53. Putting together a 29er. Have hit a snag when installing internal shifter cable
  54. What makes a bike a good climber?
  55. Looking for a mountain Bike
  56. Newbie needs help with a used bike
  57. Craigslist find - Trek Fuel 100
  58. Suggestion on Women's 2x10 Disc HT w/ 650B or 29er?
  59. Which bike question...again
  60. What ya'll think craigslist ad
  61. Looking at Pin Pedals?
  62. Buying my first bike
  63. Camel back vs generic (after taste and maintenance)?
  64. Suggestions on clipless shoes?
  65. good portable speaker.
  66. Newbie from Virginia
  67. fat bike, fat man, needs a saddle
  68. Online vs local bike shop
  69. Need help evaluating a CL ad on a 2008 Titus racer x carbon
  70. a few questions about my bike
  71. First bike in 30 years. I need help choosing!!!
  72. New to this!!
  73. Chain/component cleaning
  74. Possible Sticky: Walmart Bikes for MTB
  75. clicking/ticking noise
  76. Need an expert opinion on my purchase
  77. converting a 3x9 to a 1x9
  78. Specialized Camber
  79. The addiction is real
  80. Tips on handling drops and sudden climbs
  81. heading in the right direction?
  82. Improving my stability on slow uphill grinds
  83. Pedal in the Pines Video
  84. Midlife return to MTB
  85. First Bike Build.. Please check my tools before i spend $$$
  86. Need help picking my first mountain bike
  87. Tube on Tubeless tires..confused..
  88. Bike America online site trusty or not?
  89. What bike would you recommend?
  90. Noob - Cannondale Quick 4 or Quick Speed 2 vs. Trek 7.3 fx
  91. Pie Plate
  92. Degreaser?
  93. safety first!!
  94. upgrades
  95. TubeLess Ready?
  96. Is this a good deal?
  97. Selling a bike
  98. Suggestions for future-proofing amidst changing standards?
  99. New to sport experience at bike shop not good... need help
  100. 2016 Scott Aspect 750
  101. 2016 Scott Aspect 750
  102. Help! Medium or large hardtail for 5'10?
  103. Help Indentifying this Specialized Stumpjumper?
  104. gt verb sizing help needed !!!
  105. New buyers advice! TREK MARLIN 5
  106. Noob question about dented rims
  107. Noob question about Clement Xplor MSO tires
  108. Which side does fixed bearing cup go?
  109. Trek Superfly 7 vs KHS Sixfifty Team Carbon 27.5 for XC RACING
  110. Need a bike for roads and gravel....all hybrids with a suspension fork!?
  111. Issues with Rockshox Dampening and SRAM
  112. used Bike help please
  113. Is there a disadvantage to clutch rear derailleur?
  114. First Real Bike Help
  115. possible couterfeit suntour epixon purchased on amizon
  116. 2016 Giant Talon 27.5 4 vs 2016 GT Avalanche Comp
  117. Question on women's bikes
  118. "Oil when the chain makes noise"... Which noise?
  119. Back gears
  120. WTH am I doing wrong w/my QR
  121. Cannondale Trail 6 vs Catylist 1 vs Giant
  122. Tips on Climbing Steep, Rocky, Techincal Hills
  123. I Spec Saint Shifter Compatibility
  124. Cannondale F-Si Alloy 3 vs Trek Superfly 5
  125. Told bike wasn't worth upgrading.
  126. Purchased my first new bike!
  127. Heading to LBS...entry-level Haro, Raleigh, GT, or Schwinn?
  128. Making a Favor!
  129. What Bike to Buy
  130. Advice on first "real" MTB purchase
  131. Convert cruiser/mtb to full mtb?
  132. First bikes, what will these handle
  133. switchbacks, jumps, and berms, oh my!
  134. Opinions needed regarding Ghost Kato 3 and Cannondale Trail 4
  135. Hardtail or FS for semi beginner?
  136. Complete Novice!
  137. Tall Guy Question
  138. Is there a difference between singletrack and endero riding?
  139. Berms - How to ride them
  140. Back to MTB'ing after 15ish years- overwhelmed with all the different options.
  141. Polygon bikes
  142. Can't find replacement cones/axle for my Shimano FH-M530.
  143. Bike for Wife
  144. looking to pick one of these up
  145. Tubeless dilemma
  146. Trek vs Specialized vs GT vs Giant Vs....Diamondback?
  147. please close/delete
  148. Decisions decisions!!!
  149. Shoes and clipless pedals
  150. Should I change my setup to rigid to help get over technical trail features?
  151. Bike Alignment (and a few other newb questions)
  152. Not sure what to look for on my first real bike purchase
  153. Time to upgrade?
  154. Does anyone else have gloves with smartphone fingers?
  155. Padding Advice- broken clavicle
  156. How to convince wife on new bike purchase?
  157. First time buying a used MTB. Please help with a price.
  158. $200 Full suspension mtb or hard tail
  159. Freehub makes nasty clicking noise?
  160. Riding in the heat with a 29er !
  161. Getting lost looking at brands for my next bike.
  162. What to believe
  163. New to MTBR, looking for bike reccomendations
  164. Kona blast or Cannondale trail4?
  165. Help with Shimano rear hub
  166. Chain slipping?
  167. New to MTB need advice on which bike to buy
  168. Cube Fritzz TM 160 2014 BB and crank compatability?
  169. Interested in mountain biking
  170. NEWB Figured i'd ask.......
  171. Looking for bike ideas
  172. Cannondale Trail SL rider seeking 1x10 conversion
  173. New to this forum and riding
  174. What is a short travel/long travel bike?
  175. Any final comments before i buy this new bike?
  176. Best way to clean bike.
  177. Wanting to go 11speed
  178. Cassette question
  179. Undecided Giant Trance 2 or Ghost FS7
  180. Does Your Bike Suck?
  181. Putting a 622x50 tire on my Trek 7.2fx
  182. TREK SKYE 26 or Cannondale Foray 4 for fiancee
  183. Cheap Entry 29er vs awesome 26er
  184. Ride to the ground
  185. Need help with drivetrain setup
  186. Buying first mountain bike, appreciate any help
  187. Need your experienced judgement on this used bike
  188. Is 2016 Stumpjumper FSR 6Fattie Overkill for Intermediate?
  189. Hello from another new member. . .
  190. Daddy Needs a New Bike - 29 or 27.5+?
  191. Do all frames fit 12x142 rear wheels?
  192. Upgraded Mongoose XR Comp worth it? First Bike
  193. Bike selection for a beginner
  194. First bike, good deal or rip off?
  195. upgrade existing bike, or buy a new bike?
  196. Is My Saddle High Enough?
  197. Helmet?
  198. Need HELP RockShox Tora SL Solo Air Fork w/ Lockout 1-1/8 100mm
  199. New bike ideas...Help?
  200. My first FS 29er....
  201. Sette Flite for affordable entry FS bike
  202. An older newbie here. Ready to ride again.
  203. Bike brand
  204. Pedals pop when pedaling hard; chain sometimes skips
  205. Need Advise on New Bike Purchase
  206. Budget bike.
  207. Would this bike fit me?
  208. Noob (Returning) Upgrade from 1990s Diamondback Apex SE? x-post from 29er
  209. Dropper post questions
  210. Picking a 20" bike over 21" despite riding 20" bike
  211. Bike I.D.
  212. 27.5 hardtails under $1400
  213. Finally Bought...
  214. Really beginner rider wants to not die! ;)
  215. Cheap/Light bike for trail rides
  216. 29" or 27.5"?
  217. Roof bike rack or a tow-bar rack?
  218. Saddle Question (Open vs. Closed)
  219. Searching Craigslist
  220. Used Fuji Tahoe vs New Giant Talon- College Budget
  221. Newbies first mountainbike
  222. I believe now!
  223. HELP me decide on my first bike!
  224. I'm a Noob! In Waynesboro, Va
  225. Introduction
  226. Passing Other MTBer in opposite direction
  227. Buying My First Real Bike
  228. Need help with fork info. over my head
  229. Need to convince someone to sell me his bike
  230. Are Chris King nothread headset 1 1/8 Universal?
  231. foot problem with clipless
  232. Cutting a seat post about 1 inch?
  233. What would you do?
  234. Help picking new 29er $1500
  235. Help picking new bike
  236. Help picking new bike
  237. Brake Squeal Issue....Pls Help
  238. Santacruz vs santacruz help!!
  239. Lucky Day, Sold Bike, Problems Arise
  240. Buying first MTB - need advice!
  241. Newb to the sport of mtb'ing
  242. Help me to choose components for Niner RIP 9
  243. Help with Upgrading my Sette Derro Bike
  244. Need to replace a spoke
  245. Please help about Merida Matts bicycle
  246. What are the lines on handlebars for?
  247. Superfly 5 or higher X-Caliber for Indiana?
  248. Specialized Jynx 650b or Trek Skye S 650b
  249. Front Shock is Sending me Flying into the Air
  250. New bike..too much info...a little help please