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Old 05-19-2012, 10:47 AM   #24017
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Originally Posted by Jim Moore View Post
My lockring tool is actually a socket style, but I didn't have a socket to fit. I just tightened it with a crescent wrench to "pretty damn tight."
You really don't need it that tight. All its doing is holding the cassette on. Its not structural or anything.

I rode the Full Tilt Boogie Mk2 just now. Oh man. I'd forgotten what a rocketship that thing is. Stiff. Light(ish). Comfortable. The ONLY fly in the ointment is it got ordered without bottle cages. I either have to be a fred and wear a camelback or shove bottles in my jersey pockets. Oh well. Its a small sacrifice to ride something that nice.

Note to Askel: its not a very good long-distance gravel road bike. Too stiff thru the fork/front end. Fan-farging-tastic short-distance/race bike tho.

Buddy of mine is coming over for some help working on his Stumpjumper. He should be bringing beer and pizza.

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