Ive just had a hell of a time replacing my x5 rear derailliure for an X0 and an X9 shifter, but after many hours i think I've finlly got it dialled in, however I still have the X5 front derailliur and shifter. All I plan to change now it the shifter for a matching X9 shifter and Ive just been ... Read More »
My recently-purchased Rockhopper Comp Disc has SRAM x5 shifters. Today on the trail I encountered a problem with the front gears. When attempting to shift down from 3, it skips the middle gear and goes straight to 1.
The bike shop is in a neighboring town (so it's not a simple matter to bring t ... Read More »
What do you think? A 29" Reba has the same AC height as a 140mm Fox Float/Vanilla. So put that fork on there with a big wheel and there you go. The ability to run over more stuff, better traction, better rolling over ledges, and my fovorite...better anti endo.
The only thing is that most 29" b ... Read More »
Im setting up my new ride :) (so happy) but the front derailleur seams wrong. The cable is at such an angle its actually rubbing the cable stop. Its a bottom swing top pull as recomended by their website, but its the new duel pull. It seams like a top swing top pull would be the ticket (cable would ... Read More »
Those of you using 6" rockers with 2" stroke shocks (yielding 5.32" in the rear) with a 125/130mm front fork: do you find the bike handling more balanced using the 6" rockers?
What are your perceived benefits? It's not that much more travel but feels more centered and balanced in front/ rear sus ... Read More »