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    Bike positioning, please help.

    I have a Bighit with relatively short stem (stock Truvativ) and Azonic Love saddle. I feel comfy as far as riding position goes, but I feel that I need to be a little forward to put more weight on the front wheel. I tried moving saddle forward, but it makes me too squeezed and too close to the handlebar. Will longer stem help or do I have too small frame?

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    what you need is a 26" rear wheel and your problem would be solved.....


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    thanks!

    One of the "-" of 24" wheel on the back? Something that I would have to live with? I like it, but was just wondering you know...
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    I would say that if moving the seat forward isn't an option then I would definitley try a longer stem. Your stock Truvativ stem is a 40mm, so I would look at a 60-75mm stem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by red5
    ...........................Your stock stem is a 40mm, so I would look at a 60-75mm stem.
    this will also make your bike turn slower though.....


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    Ok

    Role the H bar forward or get a stem. How is your rear sag 25-30%, no im not getting dirty.

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    Thanks Elvis,

    Actually did that yesterday and it helped a little. 25% on the back.
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    I dont know if you've tried this or not, or if the Stapleton links will let you, but are there any headangle/bb adjustments on the links? I know that on the BigLink there were, and when I raced that bike I during practice runs I had it in the steeper position, and it defeinitely had it so that my weight was a lot more forward then when I actually raced and put it in the slacker position. Try that, it might help, might not.


    Also, try measuring the amount of stanchion you have under your lower crown, since your MonsterT has 7", try lowering your crowns so that you have just about 7, and veyr little more, that will definitely shift your weight forward more. I know on my Monster T I had about an inch of stanchions above the top crown maybe even an inch and a half becuase I was still getting the full 8" of travel below.
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    Thanks alll

    I don't have Stapleton's anymore, it was ****! I blew 5 shocks with it. I'll definately play around with HA. Thanks for the idea with crowns, already did that.
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