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May 17, 2018 at 12:02May 17, 2018
Hubs are DT350 Centerlock hubs. 15mm front and currently 10x135QR rear with a Shimano freehub. One of the great things about DT hubs, aside from the almost zero maintenance required is that you can adapt them to most hub sizes without any tools, just by changing end caps. End caps are about $35. If you pinky swear that your bike has a different rear axle setup, I'll knock some money off. Hubs are in excellent condition, bearings are smooth, no play. Rims have some scratches and cosmetic dings but no dents and are fairly true. The front hub is laced to a WTB Asym i35 rim with double-butted spokes. The rear is laced to a Stan's Flow MK3, also with double-butted spokes. Tires are 26x2.8 Minion DHF 3C MaxxTerra EXO front, 26x2.8 Minion DHR II DC Exo rear. Outer diameter is about the same as a 27.5x2.1 tire, so you can run these on 27.5 bike with minimal geometry change but with tons of extra traction. The DHR in particularly is like dropping an anchor when it comes time to scrub speed. The Pike will fit these tires no problem. The wheels have a full season of use, the tires were only used in the fall. I also have a lightly used Bontrager SE4 I can toss in for another $20. Asking $400 plus shipping for the complete wheel+tire setup. Will consider splitting up if you want just the wheels.
May 17, 2018 at 11:58May 17, 2018
26" Rockshox Pike RCT3. Travel is currently set at 160mm. I also have a custom-machine 140mm airshaft (from before they were selling them) that I can include, or I can swap it in for you for an extra $20. The fork was recently overhauled. The rebound damper sealhead was replaced with the updated, longer-lifespan version and the Charger damper was bled and is performing awesome. The fork saw a couple months of use in the fall after this service and then the oil in the lowers was changed over the winter and the fork has not been ridden since. Steerer tube is cut 7 2/3rd" (195mm). Stanchions are pretty much perfect. There are some scuffs to the lowers, and and some wear on the top caps from wrenches when servicing. There is also a bit of paint missing on the crown from cleaning the fork. Not sure what happened exactly, there may have been a bit of solvent on the cleaning rag I was using.
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Nov 21, 2017 at 6:25Nov 21, 2017
Nov 21, 2017 at 6:23Nov 21, 2017
Used Fox 34 140mm travel Performance Elite Series Fork with FIT4 3-position damper with open mode adjust. This came off a 2016 Liv (Giant) Intrigue 1 Steerer is tapered 1.5 to 1 1/8 and is cut to 190mm / 7.5 inches. Star nut installed, no crown race included. This has a NON-boost 15x100mm axle Tune Code CXZD: 2016, 34, A, FLOAT, 27.5in, P-SE, 140, 3Pos-Adj, FIT4, Matte Blk, 877C/Hexachrome Magenta C Logo, 15QRx100, 1.5 T, 44mm Rake, OE There is some wear to the decals but the stanchions are flawless and I've pictured the worst (but still minor) scuffs on the lowers and on the crown under where the crown race would sit. Note: There is a bit of a "whoosh" noise on the rebound stroke of the fork. I've been told this can happen if there is a small amount of air in the FIT4 damper but the damper seems to perform as expected. All the compression adjustments work and the rebound adjust works fine as well but the knob gets a bit difficult to turn as you get close to the slowest rebound setting (but I can't imagine running the rebound that slow anyways). If you would like an audio or video clip of the rebound noise, please contact me. Would trade for a 140mm or 150mm Rockshox Pike RCT3.
Oct 16, 2017 at 7:55Oct 16, 2017
Lightly used 26x2.35 Bontrager SE4, approximately 100 miles - $25+shipping
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Aug 3, 2017 at 7:30Aug 3, 2017
The French Connection: The Kingdom Trails and Vallée Bras-du-Nord
My wife and I are thinking of doing a trip to VBDN in mid-October. How are the trails that time of year?
Jun 21, 2017 at 11:03Jun 21, 2017
Just finished installing the new drive train. Everything works great. Thanks!
Jun 16, 2017 at 6:28Jun 16, 2017
Finally got a warranty replacement for a saggy reverb. Already bought another replacement post while waiting for this to come in. Brand new, 2017 reverb stealth, B1 version. 31.6mm diameter, 125mm travel, 390mm total length, left-hand over the bar remote. Uncut hose. MMX style clamp included. $250+shipping Would also consider a trade for a 27.5 Pike (or maybe a Fox 34 or X-Fusion with the Roughcut damper), with some cash on my end obviously.