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    I discovered this behind some drywall in my basement doing some remodeling a few years back. Given I’m from Staten Island, I naturally...
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Front brake failing mid-ride.
    Really interesting info, I never knew this. Thank you. Given that this past Saturday was a very humid day, perhaps some moisture...
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Front brake failing mid-ride.
    You’ve peeked my interest with the Hopes. Time to compulsively research yet another bike component
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Front brake failing mid-ride.
    I’ve wondered why this was myself. It’s a closed system so if there is no leak, how does air continue to get into the brake system? But...
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Front brake failing mid-ride.
    I truly hate the bleeding process for Magura brakes. It never seems to go smoothly. Agreed that Shimano brakes are much easier to bleed...
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Front brake failing mid-ride.
    I bled them a few days prior to the ride seeing the front brake was a bit less responsive than the rear. Seemed that I had a successful...
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    I was riding Trumbull this past weekend when my front brake failed mid ride. During one of the steeper descents my front brake went from...
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Who's that Drop?.
    Sourlands. They have a decent variety of drops. Some beginner friendly with some good flow into them others a bit more challenging.
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Tubeless setup.
    I was thinking of brushing some sealant around the tire bead rather than soapy water. Thinking that this method would be a lubricant...
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    Rockbottom replied to the thread Tubeless setup.
    I believe it was the right tubeless tape. Thinking I may have compromised the tape at some point with a metal tire lever trying to pry...
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    Rockbottom posted the thread Tubeless setup in "Shop" Talk.
    I finally decided to attempt to convert my tires to tubeless. After taking a drop at sourlands landed me 2 pinch flats, I decided it was...
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    There's no way in hell someone's taking a bike down that
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    This is the trail that climbs to the top of Moses mountain (man made). Intersection of rock land and manor rd. The grade is way too...
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