Monthly Archives: August 2001

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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