I have a Trek 3900 Disc Mountain bike and i was wondering how to adjust preload on the shocks/fork. The shocks are 100mm Travel w/ 30mm stanchions SR Suntour XCM and are also coil springs with the…Continue
No, I've never ridden "29er"/700c for MTB work, only 26" and 650b. I don't doubt your, and others', point that they can give a distinctly different feel on singletrack - only why a rider's size is any real…"
"Have you tried riding them? The larger wheels feel way better to me. Do you do any mountain biking? Confidence and connection to the bike is pretty significant when one is plummeting down a hill on a dirt path strewn with obstacles. Those few inches…"
"I might do Palos Meltdown... it will depend on what else is going on that weekend. I had conflicting events happening in the city last year.
I will for sure be heading to copper harbor, MI over labor day weekend for the trails festival. I…"
"I do actually have a Lemond 700c Road Bike and my Dad rides a Trek 29er GF Edition. I did watch some videos of 29ers making a big difference of climbing on slippery roots and rocks much better than a 26er and the rolling resistance is increasingly…"
"I am 5'9" and ride a 29er, I absolutely love it. I used to ride 26" wheels, with the upgrade I roll faster and move over obstacles easier. It was difficult to learn to navigate it on tight twisty single track but not so bad now that I…"
"Well at 6'3" I found that the 29er feels a lot more comfortable. MTBs with 26" wheels feel like I'm riding a kids bike. The bigger wheel is also better for getting over obstacles such as your rocks and roots. If all other things…"
I have a Trek 3900 Disc Mountain bike and i was wondering how to adjust preload on the shocks/fork. The shocks are 100mm Travel w/ 30mm stanchions SR Suntour XCM and are also coil springs with the preload adjustment. I was wondering if turning the knobs that have + and - do anything to how much i absorb when going off dirt jumps etc. and how to do it.See More