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Random_Cyclist   on Aug 20, 2019
started a topic: SRAM's bottom bracket preload ring
 
Hi Singletracks Community, My bike came equipped with SRAM's Truvativ Stylo 6K DUB crankset (FC-STYL-6K-B1). Unfortunately, it appears that SRAM had spent all their money on ink to print the long name of...
Hi Marco, You could consider the reasonably-priced Décathlon RockRider XC 500. It comes in both 700c and 650b (both in plus and non-plus versions). I rode the bike through Navad 1,000 in June, and...
Random_Cyclist   on Aug 20, 2019
replied to what are you using for grips?
 
just decided to go with bar tape... I know, I've got "roady" habits. The bar tape seems to me to be a good way to double-wrap over the position of the normal grips,...
Thanks Vapidoscar for the pointer. I spent last night geeking out on lots of component websites, and came to the realisation that it will be more cost-effective to buy a new bike rather...
I'm giving up on the Rockshow Reba. The Motion Control damper is too unreliable for me. Over the past 5 months, I've spent 90% of the time with a non-functionning lock-out, and...
Thanks Sam, I've found a hack that makes the Reba RL works (ish): No impact on the 'open' compression damping, but at least the lock-up works as intended (almost fully locks-up after...
Thanks Sam for your feedback. I actually got a first bike delivered by Decathlon a few weeks ago. I thought the Lock-out was faulty, and got the bike exchanged (BTW, the Decathlon customer...
Random_Cyclist   on Feb 15, 2019
started a topic: 2019 RockShox Reba RL - damper upgrade/hack
 
I’m back on an MTB after a 20-year period of road cycling. Just bought a new XC hardtail with a 2019 Rockshox Reba RL (100mm, 29 inch, Boost)(https://www.decathlon.fr/vtt-xc-500-29-12v-id_8518393.html). So far, I run with...
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