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Fuzfast   on Oct 18, 2019
replied to 2.35 or 2.6" tyres?
Your 2.6" tires measure 2.4" because of your rim width.  If you want 2.6" tires on the bike (not just in name), you will need a wider rim.  Maybe 5mm wider. I'd hazard...
Maybe a naive question, but is hunting considered to have no impacts on animals? Or is the impact on animals considered positive, such as for population management?
I may be mistaken, but this appears to include throttle-assist bikes.
LBS if only for the fitting. I do agree that the stock at LBS's can be limited, but I've found that bike fit is really, really important to me for comfort and to minimize pain/numbness in my hands.
Trek 850 rigid, about $400 in 1994. I still have it and use it periodically for road or gravel rides.
Fuzfast   on Jul 15, 2019
replied to Trek X-Caliber 8 vs Roscoe 7 vs Stache 5
<p style="text-align: left;">Thanks! By 'jacked up' I meant what Trek did to fit 29x3 tires.  It would seem jacked up with thinner tires, I think.</p>  
Fuzfast   on Jul 15, 2019
replied to Trek X-Caliber 8 vs Roscoe 7 vs Stache 5
Plusbike Nerd, Wouldn't 2.6" tires turn a Stache into just a regular 29er? Would you say this is worse or better than the 29er versions of the Fuse, Timberjack or Chameleon?  They all run...
Fuzfast   on Jul 14, 2019
spec'd a bike: Salsa Timberjack
I think FrankS29 has given the best advice.   I'd say you should change your mindset and stop thinking about buying an XC bike or a 27.5+ bike. Instead, think about  buying a...
I see no article. Just an intro paragraph.
Fuzfast   on Sep 14, 2018
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Fuzfast   on May 31, 2018
replied to Is the old fart in shape?
I'm 49, I can ride intermediate trails now at about 8mph.  End of last summer I was at about 11mph.   A winter of fattening up has a price. I consider myself in fair...
Fuzfast   on May 16, 2018
replied to Best Value All Mountain
rajflyboy had a good suggestion about 27.5+ hardtail.  Trek Roscoe and Salsa Timberjack can be purchased well below $1500.
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