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  1. Brake Time
    So my fatbike was stolen a few months ago but it was just recovered and returned to me by the police. So I have my bike back but the thief did a number on the bike including a super crappy paint job and for some reason they took off the factory hydraulic disk brakes (Tektro HD-290) and replaced...
  2. Drivetrain
    Can I upgrade my Giant Tracker sport 32h Hub with a 10 speed cassette? Bike:- Giant Talon 2 2016
  3. What Bike to Buy
    I am 15 5,7 and 113 pounds, I currently ride a 2008 rocky mountain because it is the only bike under 25 pounds that I could afford and because of my weight I thought I would need a lighter bike. Was I wrong does bike weight vs rider weight really matter and if so what bike should I look at...
  4. Brake Time
    Sup guys I've got a set of Shimano MT501 levers with MT500 calipers on my bike right now and i'm thinking about upgrading the calipers to Zee, but i'm not sure if they will work with those levers and is it even worth it. As far as i understand most shimano brake parts are cross-compatible, and...
  5. What Bike to Buy
    Maybe the mtbr members can help me upgrade from my 1991 Schwinn Sierra. 1) Budget - US $1,500.00 (or close to that number). 2) Bikes I'm considering: Specialized Chisel Comp X1 Specialized Fuse Comp 29 Giant Fathom 29 2 Ragley Big AL 2.0 Vitus Rapide 29 VR 3) Riding type: Eastern USA trails...
  6. Beginner's Corner
    Hello! This is my first post so I hope I don't break any rules or bug anyone as I usually seem to on forums. I have been mountain biking for a little over a year. I purchased a used full suspension Specialized FRSXC Le Femme bike off Craigslist about a year ago and I've been loving it. I think...
  7. Drivetrain
    I'm looking to upgrade to a 1x12 or 1x11 setup from my current 3x8. I'm using an old Trek 6000 26" from probably 2009. Just bought a new wheelset with an XT M8000 Hub 135mm (QR Skewer) HG Centerlock hub on the rear. Questions: Can that hub accommodate an 11 or 12 gear cassette? Can that...
  8. Shocks and Suspension
    I have a Pivot Trail 429 with the following fork and shock -Fox Performance 34 29", 51mm offset, GRIP - 130mm -Fox Performance Float DPS I absolutely love how this bike climbs! but on some of the downhills my buddies with SB140-150 keep bringing me too, it can be too rigid. Is there a way to...
  9. Beginner's Corner
    Hi everyone I've recently purchased mtb carrera vengeance and would like to replace the current Suntour XCM, 100mm forks as they don't seem to be the greatest what's would be the ideal 100mm fork Rockshox or Fox ? Also could I fit a 120mm on a 27.5" wheel and is it worth it? Is it gonna make any...
  10. Beginner's Corner
    Hi so I’m 15 and a half and I love mtb I used to ride a gravel bike before I upgraded to an old trek 830 to the point where I finally bought myself a trek Y1 (only full suspension mountain bike I could get) I live in an area where there’s not much biking so I got what I could but I mainly bought...
  11. Misc Components
    Performance Chainrings, Faster Shifting WickWerks is a small company based in Ogden, Utah that makes innovative chainrings for mountain, cross and road bikes. What sets their chainrings apart from other rings is their patented B.R.I.D.G.E. technology, which uses 'bridges' instead of pins on...
  12. What Bike to Buy
    If I could find a large framed beach cruiser style bike with many speeds, like 21, 27, something like that. Im not sure how many gears come on bikes these days! So I get the bike, put on the bmx parts I like that also help me be able to sit up. I upgrade as needed, I ask my lbs if they have a...
  13. Giant
    Hi All! I just picked up a 2008 trance 2 (all stock except for the grips) and I am thinking of doing some upgrades. I've sort of fallen into the category of "just switched from a HT to a DS XC bike but now that I am getting the feel for the DS I just want to do more nuts all-mountain riding."...
  14. General Discussion
    Hi all, I have a 2000 Giant Rincon SE, and am thinking of upgrading the components. Its a 14.5 in frame and fits me great, Im only 5'5. I got it really cheap and am loving it so far. Im thinking of upgrading the components. Nothing too fancy but enough for me to tell the difference. I know Im...
  15. General Discussion
    X-Fusion was established in 1999, rear shocks were chosen as the first product area to develop, a sector that X-Fusion knew they could make great improvements to with benefits for the heart of any full suspension bike. With a proven track record of performance and reliability the product line...
  16. My HARO V4 re-build

    "Best Haro V4 ever" - Haro Bikes USA http://www.harobikes.com/mtb/default.php?link=http%3A%2F%2Fmtb4130.blogspot.com%2F2009/12/best-haro-v4-ever.html "... PERFECT cable setup" Jagwire USA http://www.jagwireusa.com/index.php/gallery Read the story on Haro website. Enjoy!
  17. My HARO V4 re-build

    "Best Haro V4 ever" - Haro Bikes USA http://www.harobikes.com/mtb/default.php?link=http%3A%2F%2Fmtb4130.blogspot.com%2F2009/12/best-haro-v4-ever.html "... PERFECT cable setup" Jagwire USA http://www.jagwireusa.com/index.php/gallery Read the story on Haro website. Enjoy!
  18. My HARO V4 re-build

    "Best Haro V4 ever" - Haro Bikes USA http://www.harobikes.com/mtb/default.php?link=http%3A%2F%2Fmtb4130.blogspot.com%2F2009/12/best-haro-v4-ever.html "... PERFECT cable setup" Jagwire USA http://www.jagwireusa.com/index.php/gallery Read the story on Haro website. Enjoy!
  19. My HARO V4 re-build

    "Best Haro V4 ever" - Haro Bikes USA http://www.harobikes.com/mtb/default.php?link=http%3A%2F%2Fmtb4130.blogspot.com%2F2009/12/best-haro-v4-ever.html "... PERFECT cable setup" Jagwire USA http://www.jagwireusa.com/index.php/gallery Read the story on Haro website. Enjoy!
  20. My HARO V4 re-build

    "Best Haro V4 ever" - Haro Bikes USA http://www.harobikes.com/mtb/default.php?link=http%3A%2F%2Fmtb4130.blogspot.com%2F2009/12/best-haro-v4-ever.html "... PERFECT cable setup" Jagwire USA http://www.jagwireusa.com/index.php/gallery Read the story on Haro website. Enjoy!
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