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11-18-2016 10:38 PM
mojo maestro Brrrrrrrrrrrraaaaaaaaaaaaapppppp..............push ing the park bike up the hill tomorrow......for an hour of downhill.........
11-18-2016 10:30 PM
Nivek
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Originally Posted by mojo maestro View Post
Whaaaaaaaaat..........no dropper post?
Had one on the old bike, ran out of money on this one. I miss it. Attempting to sell the Stylus to go 29r and will be certainly attempting to put a dropper on the new one. And now there are way more options and way more affordable options out there. The E13 mech 3 position is spiking my interest, but we're a Trek dealer so I can get the Bonty one for $100. Decisions. Gotta sell the Stylus first though. Anyone? 2500 for a near 4k build.
11-18-2016 07:11 PM
Triple8Sol One last look back at the bike season. Was fortunate enough to make 5 trips up to the Whistler Bike Park this Summer. Such a blast!

06-13-2016 01:08 PM
mojo maestro
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Originally Posted by Nivek View Post
New shred machine. Tis sickness.
Whaaaaaaaaat..........no dropper post?
06-10-2016 11:37 PM
Nivek
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Originally Posted by linvillegorge View Post
Schraders close via the internal spring.
Bike valves are identical internals between Schrader and Presta minus the locking nut on Presta. It's not on a spring it's just air. I've pulled many 'slimed' shraders.

Also the locking nut at the base of the stem on prestas is nice with certain hand pumps or with CO2 vs Schrader.
06-10-2016 11:20 PM
linvillegorge Sweet. I'm about to wash my hands of presta valves.

No Flats Tubeless Schrader Valve Kit | Chain Reaction Cycles
06-10-2016 10:51 PM
linvillegorge Schraders close via the internal spring.
06-10-2016 10:50 PM
Nivek
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Originally Posted by dave785 View Post
Nice! a 5010, from what I understand, is a top quality "all mountain" bike. Not as aggressive as the Bronson but still aggressive enough to handle anything that wouldn't require a full face mask.

I'm not skinny enough to warrant a carbon bike though lol. I'm sure I'd shatter something. Or I could just take a big fat dump before hitting the trail and cut as much weight as switching to carbon
Most brands carbon bikes are stronger in every way to their aluminium counterparts.

Technically the 5010 classifies as a "trail" bike. Think rowdy XC. Where as the Bronson is more like an XC enduro bike or what we call "all mountain", and the Nomad a full enduro bike or XC Downhill bike. But with how all the bikes ride nowadays the lines are super blurred beyond full scale downhill and weight weenie XC. A Nomad with the right build will climb great, and a 5010 with the right build could handle lift service.
06-10-2016 10:45 PM
Nivek Because you'll never be able to run the rims tubeless. And presta is a closeable valve.
06-10-2016 10:39 PM
linvillegorge Talk me out of drilling out my rims to accept a schrader valve. I just see prestas as a wholly unnecessary royal pain in the ass and I'm honestly not seeing any real advantages. The schrader to presta adapter is an even bigger PITA than the presta itself. Why not just go with the valve type that virtually all other pneumatic tires in America uses? I can see using prestas on road bikes with the super narrow rims,but MTB rims are plenty wide enough to both accommodate a bigger valve and leave plenty of material for rigidness.
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