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Old 01-16-2013, 05:18 PM   #2131
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:57 AM   #2132
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Don't you HATE when that happens!

Fortunately, the trails I ride are predominately hardpack and rocky so for me, the Slant 6 on the front works great. It's the square profiled front tires I have a problem with around here.
VN tire recommendation

I haven't ridden em so can't comment. Look decent enough for hardpack

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Old 01-17-2013, 06:09 AM   #2133
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I started using VeeRubber 8 for my 29er on hard packed trails. They are pretty good and very reasonable. Also very smooth on paved roads.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:00 AM   #2134
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VN tire recommendation

I haven't ridden em so can't comment. Look decent enough for hardpack

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As a matter of fact, I have those tires and I like them a lot even if they are a bit on the square side for my liking. I've been using Geax tires since back when they had green sidewalls. Overall though, I'm happy with the front Slant 6 like I mentioned.

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I started using VeeRubber 8 for my 29er on hard packed trails. They are pretty good and very reasonable. Also very smooth on paved roads.
I tired using their version of the "small block" on my 29er, but the bead wouldn't stay seated in the rim (DT Swiss) if I inflated it over 25psi.
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:54 PM   #2135
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Any Fat Bikes on this thread yet?
I test rode a "Fat Sand bike" on the beach and there's nothing like it,
once you're gone fat you'll not want to go back!
..... but they aren't cheap ........
and I'm saving up for one to get by the spring.
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:13 AM   #2136
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:08 PM   #2137
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:35 PM   #2138
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I picked up a 90s vintage Mongoose Expert Pro cruiser today. Ive wanted a cruiser for a while, and now have one that I got dirt cheap!
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:47 PM   #2139
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Any Fat Bikes on this thread yet?
I test rode a "Fat Sand bike" on the beach and there's nothing like it,
once you're gone fat you'll not want to go back!
..... but they aren't cheap ........
and I'm saving up for one to get by the spring.
There are a few. Here's my Fatback:
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:23 PM   #2140
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I picked up a 90s vintage Mongoose Expert Pro cruiser today. Ive wanted a cruiser for a while, and now have one that I got dirt cheap!
A Kos Cruiser, a Two Four, pictures man, we need pictures, Pro Class wheels?

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Old 01-19-2013, 07:03 PM   #2141
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A Kos Cruiser, a Two Four, pictures man, we need pictures, Pro Class wheels?
You're jarring the memory.
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Old 01-19-2013, 08:28 PM   #2142
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A Kos Cruiser, a Two Four, pictures man, we need pictures, Pro Class wheels?


Here it is, a mid 90s hooptail. Someone has swapped out the seat and pedals. Has some surface rust on the chrome and the original Tioga gumwalls are starting to dry rot! It's gonna take some cleaning and polishing, and will need new pedals, chain, grips, seat. But, I work part time in a bike shop, and get discounts!

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Old 01-20-2013, 06:09 AM   #2143
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There are a few. Here's my Fatback:


this makes all other bikes obsolete!





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Old 01-20-2013, 09:05 AM   #2144
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:07 AM   #2145
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Here it is, a mid 90s hooptail.
Nice rig.
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