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Questions tagged [mountain-bike]

Mountain bike (MTB) can mean almost any kind of off-road bicycle. Wide knobby tires, flat handlebars, maybe shocks, probably a sturdy frame...

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Compatibility question

I was wondering on a mountain bike what rear derailleurs work if have a 21 speed bike. Additional information: 7 ring rear cassette and 3 in the front Will an 8 and 9 speed rear derailleur work or ...
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What options do I have if my rear derailleur breaks when I'm out on a trail?

I ran into an unfortunate situation earlier this week. I was out on a mountain bike trail, alone - just me and my hardail. I'm pedaling, when I suddenly hear a CRUNCH and my bike stops. The hanger has ...
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Mechanical disc rotor for CUBE MTB - front wheel : Shimano 559x17-21c

Seeking advice with regards to the size of disc brakes for front wheel. Cube mountain bike. Front wheel: Shimano 559x17-21c. Disc brake: Shimano brake disc sm-rt 10 Centre Lock 160mm Could you ...
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Did I purchase the correct brakes for my Huffy bike?

Did I purchase the correct bike brakes for my Huffy bicycle. I just put the back set on the back and no matter how hard I squeeze the brake it is not tight enough to stop bike. If anyone know please ...
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Clicking noise gets better with water

So here's my latest video checking the casette, you don't have to watch it all. This is the old video when running: My question is ...
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Bike Help describing

What type of bike is this? When was it made? Also what model is it?
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Help identifying MTB frame

Apologies making ANOTHER one of these threads...Anyhows: Bought a bike third hand, frame has been stripped and painted. Trying to find make & model so I can get some offset bushings for the shock. ...
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Tightened the bolts on the bottom of my suspension fork — What now?

So... a few hours ago I did a bolt check on my bike. As I was about finished I checked the 2 bolts on the bottom of each of the fork's legs. They were kinda easy to tighten so I said to myself go for ...
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does anybody recognize this mtb frame?

I just got this frame for a few bucks and I wonder if it is from a known manufacturer or not. I often find bikes with similar design aspects, but not this frame. There was also a Marzocchi 55 ETA from ...
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Ting/Ping noise from front wheel around rotor

There is a constant ting-ting-ting noise from the front brake/rotor of my mountain bike. The bike shop said it's the rivets of the floating rotor but I'm not convinced at it happens from the moment I ...
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XTR M960 Crank to Stages power meter compatibility

I want to buy a Stages power meter but my MTB has an old XTR M960 crankset. I wonder if a Stages XTR M980, M985, M9000 or M9020 left arm meter can be installed replacing the left crankarm of my old ...
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Gravel Riding: Why gravel wheel over lighter XC mtb wheel?

What is the rationale for using a gravel-specific wheel for a gravel bike over a lighter cross-country mountain bike race wheel? Background I'm looking for a wheel with an internal width of 20mm to ...
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Freehub stuck on wheel

The freehub doesn't quite roll as smoothly as before. Pedalling back actually turns the wheel back if it's free spinning. So we thought we'd take the body off to clean it and see if anythings broken ...
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mixed MTB/road bike for touring: uncleanliness of a Frankenstein setup

It appears that there are similar threads, so I'll reformulate it with more specific questions and taking the cue from comments. I am assembling my brand-new touring bike on a LHT frame, and I'd ...
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Giant Reign shock travel?

I've just bought a Fox Float X 2014 for my 2015 Giant Trance. It fits my Trance perfect but I may be upgrading to a 2015 Giant Reign. I was thinking would my shock fit onto a reign? The size of mine ...
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Which way does this ring go on the left crank of this Shimano deore hollow tech external bottom bracket crank?

On the inside of the left crank there is a small ring. The picture shows where the ring is meant to go. The ring is smooth / flat on one side. The picture shows the flat side which seems to have been ...
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Can I replace my fork with a longer one increasing the axle-crown length by 30mm?

Can I increase my axle to crown by 3cm? I am aware this is 1cm more than the recommended amount of change, however my frame is quite overbuilt and sturdy. I know that there are more threads about this ...
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Gears shifting when bouncing on mtb

I got my motobecane partially disassembled and I did all tuning and alignment myself. Being a new joiner it makes me feel I am missing some point. The issue is when my bike is on the stand the ...
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New bike and drive train feels like it slips on every crank rotation?

I bought my wife a new bike and she said It is "slipping". I took it for a ride and sure enough, it feels like it is slipping just a tad on every rotation. Its not an in-between gear or tooth slip. ...
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Western Flyer Tour Trail

Does anyone know anything about the Western Flyer Tour Trail ? It is a pink / white 26" women's "mountain bike" with a Shimano SIS 10-speed shiftset. I am curious as to it's age (looks almost brand ...
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Mavic Crossride 559x19c tubeless conversion

I have a mavic crossride 559x19c wheelset (26) with tubes and I was thinking about converting to tubeless (with a kit). Is it safe to do this with these wheels? And, what would be the best tyres to go ...
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Testing standards for inverted Forks

I've worked on an inverted fork / upside down fork prototype. The way it is different from the ones out there is at the drop-outs, or well at the axle mounts. Now to see if it'll actually be safe for ...
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Front suspension fork

I have a front suspension bicycle that has a fork I want to change out. A threaded one. Back in 2016 I searched for an adjustable suspension fork but was told that only one type i could put on my bike ...
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Help 9mm axle in a 15mm hub on the rear

Im getting a new back wheel for my norco charger 7.2 and the frame only takes a 9mm qr, the new wheel i will be getting the mavic crossride mtb 2017 has a 15mm hub any suggestions on what i can do?
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SRAM Drop bar to MTB hydraulic brake interoperability

In a previous question I asked about compatibility of drop bar shifters with mountain bike derailleurs. Now I'm curious about drop bar hydraulic brake lever compatibility to mountain bike hydraulic ...
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Help me identify my frame please

I recently bought this mountain bike frame, It seems to be high quality tig welded alloy. I initially thought it was a Specialized frame because it was so lightweight and quality welds. But now I ...
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Just bought this bike… Would like to know brand and model… HELP!

I just bought this bike, the guy said it was a K2, but I cannot find any info on it. I posted the serial # below and a pic of the frame. Thanks in advance! Jaime
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Can't identify this model of Schwinn

Serial# 97be01382 L That's where the letter l is. Also the Letter A stamped on bottom bracket. Men's mountain bike. Rock show judy. 48-38-38 up front, 28-12 seven speed. Sram ...
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Are there any long travel front/rear shocks that will fit a 2015 specialized enduro comp 29 that can be fully locked out?

I recently purchased the bike in question and I was curious as to whether or not I could squeeze some more travel out of the bikes frame for hitting bigger drops.
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Suitable double mtb crankset

I am seeking suggestions for a suitable off-the-shelf MTB double crankset, 175mm crank arm length. The BB shell is 68mm wide, currently fitted with a Shimano Deore XT triple, 104 bcd 4 bolt pattern, ...
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Tire pops off rim of 5 year old huffy mountain bike with 26" wheels

My bike hasn't been on road much because the rear tire keeps popping off the wheel. Its happened seven times now. I buy a new tube every time. The only problem I can see is the tire actually looks a ...
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mountain bike URT modify

How do you make a Unified Rear Triangle mountain bike a hardtail bike? Is it possible to replace the rear shock with a solid piece thus creating a hardtail? Also, are there any pro mountain bikers ...
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SR Suntour Fork Disassembly - No Screw/Bolt near Dropouts / Giant Sedona LX 2005

I have a Giant Sedona LX... probably from 2005 (?) with an SR Suntour fork on it. Magnesium... I'm trying to disassemble the fork to inspect whether it is rusted (and will be tossed as it is not ...
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Extender for HAMAX child-bike-seat?

I just bought my wife an awesome Merida Juliet. But our (existing) Hamax bike seat doesn't fit over the tire when mounted to the frame (just touches the back wheel) and mounted on the seat post the ...
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Backpack advice?

I have a Camelbak Kudu 12 (http://shop.camelbak.com/kudu-12/d/1344) backpack. I've tried riding with it a few times but it's just not working. Whenever I ride down a trail, the backpack hits the back ...
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What frame is this?

could you help to find out the brand, type, & year model of this MTB frame (attached) ? Best regards.