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Find a Ride / Place to rent fat bikes
« on: January 03, 2013, 09:34:53 AM »
I wasn't sure where this should go so please feel free to move it.  Is there anywhere in Indy to rent a fat bike?  I saw some places in Alaska and Michigan but nowhere around here.  I'm really jonesing to try it but I don't wanna drop a grand on one.

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Tech Bench / POC helmets?
« on: December 26, 2012, 09:12:40 AM »
Anyone have a POC helmet.  Specifically the Trabec line.  I want to get one but I havent been able to hold one, or talk to anyone who has one.

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Tech Bench / servicing a fox rear shock
« on: September 11, 2012, 07:26:35 AM »
K so I watched a video on how to do this, easy right?  I got the shock off the bike, got the air sleeve unscrewed.  There is this silver bushing that is in my way.  It looks like its 2 pieces that come out of the shock eyelet?  Is there an easy way to remove this so I can service my shock?  I took it to a bike shop last night but they were not sure how to do it.

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Tech Bench / adjust avid juicy 3's?
« on: August 23, 2012, 08:48:40 AM »
Is it possible to adjust avid juicy 3's?  I get a dragging no matter what I do.  I realize these are the lowest of the line, am I just screwed?  I have added spacers to try and adjust them, but im just not getting enough clearance between the brake pads.  I bled them last night, but after the bleed I was back to the same issue.  Any ideas?

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Tech Bench / can I go to a fork with more travel?
« on: March 08, 2012, 02:05:15 PM »
How much wiggle room is there on going to a fork with more travel.  Say a bike was shipped with a fork with 100mm of travel.  Can I put a fork with 140mm, 180mm?  I know at a certain point that has to throw off the geometry of the frame.  I just wasnt sure if i could go any bigger at all.

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Tech Bench / 26 wheels on a 29er
« on: January 22, 2012, 08:33:08 PM »
  Is it possible to run 26in wheels on a frame and fork made for 29in wheels?

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Fort Harrison State Park / New Beginner Trail and Walkers
« on: September 06, 2011, 11:54:15 AM »
ok sorry last time I promise....No i was on the correct trail, she was not.  I started to the right, the kinda hidden entrance.

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Tech Bench / New front derailur
« on: August 27, 2011, 10:41:53 AM »
I'm pretty sure I trashed my front derailur on the trail yesterday.  The chain scrapes across it on most gears.  I need a new one, but I'm pretty new to this.  I have a 3x9 setup.  Most of the derailurs I've seen are 3x10.  Will this work?  Anyone have suggestions?  I'd like to spend around $60 unless there's a reason I should spend more.

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Tried  out the River Road trail yesterday, it was alot of fun.  Its still new so the dirt wasnt packed very tight, which equated to sliding down the hill a bit on the lower half of the trail.  There is also some broken glass in one part of the trail, quite a bit.  Unfortunately my brother fell right into it, Whoopps.  I'm happy to clean stuff like this up.  Whats protocol for that, Im new to this.  Do I need to coordinate with whomever is in charge of this, or just go out there and go crazy?

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