Yearly Archives: 2001

The TruVativ BB in the

The TruVativ BB in the Inbred kept coming loose so I’ve swapped it with the RaceFace one from the hardtail. Hopefully this will solve the problem. If the TruVativ one continues to play up in the hardtail I’ll get another … Continue reading

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The Inbred now has

The Inbred now has a nice set of XT hydraulic disk brakes. The Z4’s are set to 80mm which quickens the steering slightly.

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I’ve swapped my Z4’s onto

I’ve swapped my Z4’s onto the Inbred in preparation for reducing them to 80mm travel. The sort of riding I do on the Inbred doesn’t really require 100mm forks. The Z1’s have gone onto my geared hardtail. At somepoint I … Continue reading

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Went to visit my cousin

Went to visit my cousin a few days ago and we entered a local (to my cousin, not me) mountain bike race. We were the only two riders on singlespeeds. The course was pretty much flat and a large proportion … Continue reading

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Fitted the Z1’s today. The

Fitted the Z1’s today. The handling of the Inbred has gone from being super-quick to a lot more laid back. Thats one of the downsides of going from slighty too-short rigid forks to 100mm freeride-style forks. However it should be … Continue reading

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More bits for the Inbred

More bits for the Inbred have arrived. The bike now has a chaintug and a proper On-One seatclamp to replace the heavy DMR one. Some new forks (Marzocchi X1 X-Fly) should arrive tomorrow and a rear disk adaptor is meant … Continue reading

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The rest of the parts

The rest of the parts for the Inbred arrived today. I finished building it and went for a ride (to the pub and back) of about 10 miles. Wow is all I can say. This bike is fantastic. It just … Continue reading

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Wheels for the Inbred are

Wheels for the Inbred are apparently being built today which means I should get them early next week. Moronic idiot at work decided that they would reset all the file-level permissions on one of their W2000 servers because they know … Continue reading

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The Inbred now has brakes

The Inbred now has brakes and grips.

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Started assembling the Inbred today,

Started assembling the Inbred today, fitted the headset, forks, bars and stem. There isn’t much else I can do until the rest of the parts arrive.

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