How To’s Category

HORST LINK: NOISY DERAILLEUR CONTACT

Sep 04, 2007Comments off14 Views

Q. How do I stop a 07 XTR rear derailleur from hitting the horst link on my Moto-lite. I saw Jimmie Mac’s custom Titus ML

DISC BRAKE: LARGER VS. SMALLER ROTOR

Sep 03, 2007Comments off8 Views

Q. I am a 220-pound guy who rides at least twice a week here in SoCal. My typical ride takes me up into the mountains

OVERSTEER VS. UNDERSTEER

Sep 02, 2007Comments off6 Views

Q:R.C.: You and MBA talk often about “oversteer” and “understeer” vis-a-vis how a bike handles turns, or if a bike “pushes” the front wheel, etc.

CHAIN: “CROSS-CHAINING”

Sep 01, 2007Comments off7 Views

Q. Is there really any difference between using the 1st chainring (22t) in a smaller rear cog (4th/5th), or the 2nd chainring (34t) in a

CHAIN: FIX OR REPLACE

Aug 30, 2007Comments off11 Views

My chain snapped on the trail after only 150 miles in total. This in itself was not a problem: I just removed a link, joined

GYM EXERCISES THAT PAY OF ON THE TRACK

Aug 27, 2007Comments off5 Views

  By: John Damon Don’t let old man winter steal your fitness momentum just because the temperature has dropped and the days are shorter. We

FOX ’07 TALAS X FORK

Aug 27, 2007Comments off7 Views

  Adjustable travel and Terralogic Fox Racing Shox didn’t push into the racing marketplace until it had first earned the respect of the larger body

FIFTH ELEMENT SHOCK REBUILD

Aug 26, 2007Comments off16 Views

Q.Do you know anybody who can rebuild a progressive 5th element? A. RC: Noleen Racing can and will rebuild your Fifth Element damper. Noleen was

MECHANICAL DISC BRAKES: SQUEAKY

Aug 25, 2007Comments off12 Views

Q. My mechanical disc brakes are driving me nuts!! They squeak like mad when I apply pressure. I’ve adjusted and tried lightly sanding the pads

DISC BRAKES: SWITCHING LEVERS AND CALIPER B...

Aug 21, 2007Comments off3 Views

Have you heard of anyone mixing one brand of disc brake lever with another brand of disc caliper? I have the new XTR disc brakes