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iqbal-achieve tris400d's article
Jan 11, 2019 at 10:33
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Jan 7, 2019 at 7:27
Jan 7, 2019

SRAM 203mm Brake Rotor

$10 GBP
New on a bike in summer 2018 Wasn’t used much before being swapped out Firm price but postage and PayPal included

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Jan 7, 2019 at 6:35
Jan 7, 2019

Shimano RT66 Brake Rotors

$17 GBP
Pair of brake rotors bought new summer 2018 Plenty of life left Price is firm but inclusive of shipping and PayPal fees 203mm front 180mm rear 6 bolt mounting Any questions just gimme a shout Thom

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Dec 29, 2018 at 10:20
Dec 29, 2018
iqbal-achieve leelikesbikes's article
Dec 29, 2018 at 2:08
Dec 29, 2018
Lee McCormack's Guide to Bike Set-Up
@jaame: I hear ya dude. You’re making sense for sure. I think maybe we are approaching the idea with slightly different goals...I’m a little less concerned with the ‘fit’ as it were and more concerned with how my body shape will work with that of the bike. I realise they may be the same thing..! But what I mean is that I’m looking at specific ways in which the geometry will help me to get different things from the bike depending on what I plan to do with it. While I’ve ridden lengths from 360 to 460 reach I’ve never felt under powered or hindered in any way for straight up riding duties on anything within that range, I have definitely felt that certain bikes have been easier to jump or easier to keep planted in corners, etc, etc and I believe that to be more about the shape and the angle of the BB to bar relationship than necessarily the spread of the two. To try and put it bluntly I’m more interested in whether I’ll be able to manual it than whether I’ll be in optimal position to kill a couple hundred meters ascent and for me to figure that out I need the angle. But a large factor here is that I am short and therefore relatively light. And more and more I’m realising that the way I interact with bikes is not always the same as riders of more average sizes. So perhaps those nuances with stack and this RAD angle have greater potential to alter the way my bike rides? Don’t get me wrong, the size is a major factor but is almost secondarily relatable to the shape of the bike for me. Perhaps I just over think everything? But that’s surely not true :P And to be fair, bringing it back to the points you made the biggest changes in this angle have often (not always) been when moving from a trail bike, to enduro, to downhill or vice versa. Within the same categories there can be assumptions made about similarities I suppose :tup:
iqbal-achieve leelikesbikes's article
Dec 28, 2018 at 10:08
Dec 28, 2018
Lee McCormack's Guide to Bike Set-Up
@leelikesbikes: despite my criticism above I actually think what you’re doing here is pretty cool. I’ve taken issue in the past to people misguidedly using the downtube alone and touting it as the ‘only true measurement’ and other such generalisations. My comments weren’t aimed at you, just my frustrations at those previous interactions and a perspective from a rider who has a very clear idea of how I want the shape of my bike - possibly not your target audience. I can’t speak for everyone but please keep it up and pls ignore me :tup:
iqbal-achieve TransitionBikeCompany's article
Dec 28, 2018 at 9:47
Dec 28, 2018
Video: Marco Osborne Joins Transition Bicycles
It’s a fair comment chaps. I’ve heard a few riders wishing the bike had a bit more travel. Like the geo is so dialled the rear end struggles to keep up. Haven’t ridden one myself but it’s not difficult to imagine an update to a longer stroke shock on that bike.
iqbal-achieve leelikesbikes's article
Dec 28, 2018 at 3:56
Dec 28, 2018
Lee McCormack's Guide to Bike Set-Up
@jaame: I’m doing the same thing you do but I differ in that I do think there’s enough difference in bb heights, head tube lengths etc to warrant getting an idea of the RAD angle. Of course you can use spacers etc but then you alter the reach - which leads me to what was my real point - that you can’t look at one measurement. This is just dumbing down a comprehensive list of figures. There’s nothing I can get from this RAD figure that a proper geo chart doesn’t already tell me, plus a load more info. To me saying you don’t need an angle is like saying the there’s no need to have an accurate number in the first place as if +/- 10mm is close enough. Then why bother in the first place?
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