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Next to the M and L, it lists 65"-70", and 68.5"-75". " is an abbreviation for inches. So at 5'8" (5 feet 8 inches), or 68 inches, the M is probably a better fit, but if the rider is still growing, you might get the large because it's so close. That said, it seems to be a very expensive bike to be buying without a test ride first, even more so when you are ...


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Given that all other things, e.g. type/diameter of the axle, are the same, the difference of two teeth on the middle chainring do not present a problem.


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Short answer, no! Almost certainly the entire grip should be on the handlebar. Then the 2 pieces of steel pushed in by the screws will tighten against the handlebar giving much better security. The steel pieces should go in the cutouts on the hard plastic inner of the grip. I'm not sure how well the grips will work now that they are missing some of their ...


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I don't know about "oft-cited", because I haven't actually seen any cited. But distinguishing these standard electric assist bicycle from the "electric trail bikes" that have been round for a while, I can guess some of the advantages compared to an unpowered MTB: For the Rider/Purchaser (not necessarily the same person) ability to ride places they ...


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If chain us not slipping then id say you have a busted freehub by the sound of it. Take the cassette off, remove the freehub inspect the paws check for excess grease or lack of. Otherwise look at a new freehub body. I had the same issue you describe last week.


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Grips are cheap - buy some new ones. If you really want to save these, turn them over so what was inboard is now on the outside. Or swap left for right. The clamp should be onto the solid metal of your bars, not floating loose in the air. In addition there should be bar plugs into the end - these are glorified rubber or plastic corks which help prevent ...


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ANSWER This is a bad idea. Your bike has 24 gears total, so its probably a 3x8. Thats three front chainrings and 8 cogs on the rear. You could get more road speed by having a smaller small on the back, or a larger large on the front. However the default rear cassette is 11-32 and 11 is as small as they go. Your specs don't say what the front chainrings ...


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I am talking about Electric assist MTB's (typically under 250W), not electric MX bikes. The ones in the middle (MTB's with 1000W motors) are really a new style MX/MTB hybrid bike that cause the most debate. Not everyone is healthy and fit enough to enjoy, or even attempt some of the best MTB rides. Electric MTB's enable a greater proportion of the ...


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I have a feeling that article is utter lunacy with a lot of big quotes mostly troll style to elicit a response. Mountain biking is a competitive sport similar to road racing. It's highly unlikely the rules governing it will allow for electric assists anytime soon. That being the case, the idea that sometime soon all mountain bikes will be sold with an ...


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The space is normal and overfilling should not alter this (over bleeding can be used to improve lever feel though see this blog article from Epic bleed solutions). As you say the pistons will adjust automatically. The gap left should be equivalent to the displacement of both pistons by the master cylinder (lever). That said if the calliper was not centred ...


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I think you are concerned with the 'rate of degradation'. I've designed sports helmets recently that use similar materials (EPS for example), but not for so long as to ascertain all aspects of durability. Your biggest concern would be loss in mechanical strength on photodegradation. The rate of change in the mechanical integrity of expanded polystyrene ...



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