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    DSG is Paused for 2011.

    Well folks, guess we have some ‘splainin’ to do…

    Fact is that the Squirrels and Merle are not in a position to execute DSG this year. We’re disappointed to find ourselves in this position, but...
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    Kona Hei Hei Supreme Frame $500

    Frame retails over $1,200.

    This is a 2007 build that has seen less than 300 miles and is as close to perfect condition as you'll find. No scratches, no dents, no dings. Could be an upgrade with...
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    A couple more options for 10 speed cassettes with...

    A couple more options for 10 speed cassettes with some more range include SRAM 1070 11-32 road cassette, and lower cost versions of the XX 11-36 stuff on the MTB side. Also, Shimano has their 36t...
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    Options

    Mexico,

    I ran my Monster Cross set up on my Mooto X in a similar fashion:

    Salsa Woodchipppers with Ultegra Shifters STI
    XT Cranks with 44 x 32 rings and SRAM mtb front Derailleur
    XTR Rear...
  5. Thread: Surly Cross Check

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    Greg, I had no issues with fitting 25c - 28c...

    Greg,

    I had no issues with fitting 25c - 28c road tires to Stans Arch Rims on my monster cross set up. I've also run 35c to 40c CX tires on these rims many time in the past. I know that 35c will...
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    Shine One On with DSG and Sorba November 18th

    Join us at The Yazoo Taproom as we present the BIG Check to SORBA from last year's DSG!

    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g247/Rudy31/ShineOneOn-1.jpg
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    Shine One On with DSG and Sorba November 18th

    Join us at The Yazoo Taproom as we present the BIG Check to SORBA from last year's DSG!

    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g247/Rudy31/ShineOneOn-1.jpg
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    Shine One On with DSG and Sorba November 18th

    Join us at The Yazoo Taproom as we present the BIG Check to SORBA from last year's DSG!

    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g247/Rudy31/ShineOneOn-1.jpg
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    Thanks for the feedback. Our goal here is to...

    Thanks for the feedback. Our goal here is to offer another opportunity for solo riders to ride...solo. The thought being that a 6 hour meal of single track might be more appealing to many and also...
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    DSG 6 Hour? Would you be interested?

    All,

    Just a quick poll here. Merle and us Squirrels at DSG are considering adding a 6 hour option for the next Dirt, Sweat and Gears.

    We're interested in your feedback.

    Would ya? Would a...
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    Not to kill your buzz here, but for the most part...

    Not to kill your buzz here, but for the most part cables are cables. All are subject to similar issues. Dirt, water, corrosion all can play a factor in their performance. (They also all stretch...
  12. Thread: DK200 from my eyes

    by GNC
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    Steven, You got it done it good style. It is...

    Steven,

    You got it done it good style. It is crazy how bad that 3rd section hurt everyone. That was a great accomplishment and one you deserve to savor for a while.

    Grant
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    Dirty Kanza 200 2010 Part Two

    Continuation of Part One

    Of the 160 riders that toed the line, only 60 or so finished. Most were done at or before the 100 mile mark. The heat, the hills, the wind, the cruel roads, and...
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    Dirty Kanza 200 2010 Part One

    What happens when you drive 11 hours one way to race in a 200+ mile, self supported, gravel grinder over the hills and dales of central Kansas? That's a good question with no one answer.

    This is...
  15. Thread: DSG Pictures....

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    DSG 2010 Event Pictures are up!

    All you DSG'ers and interested parties will be glad to know that our onsite event photographer, eMotion Photography has posted weekend pics at their site:...
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    Thanks to All who Attended DSG 2010!

    Just a quick thanks to all who made year four a good time. We can't tell you how much we appreciate you joining our party. As you might have guessed, this thing is truly a labor of love for us...
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    Sorry no rentals this year as the demand was jsut...

    Sorry no rentals this year as the demand was jsut too low to justify in past years. Lights will only be required for any laps that start after 7 PM.

    We are giving away several as prizes this...
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    Sorry Mathew, we did not have any previous...

    Sorry Mathew, we did not have any previous interest, so we had to take that category back behind the wood shed.

    Sign up for 4 person amateur and we'll just have to get creative to reward your...
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    Procrastinators and Weather Watchers Rejoice!

    All,

    In the interest of supporting a life style that we fully embrace...that of the committed, non committal, put it off till tomorrow, I'm too busy right now crowd. As well as to support those...
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    More DSG Sponsors!

    All,

    I just wanted to recognize a few more of the great sponsors that are making this years event better than ever. Please support everyone of our fine sponsors, as without them, DSG would not be...
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    More DSG Sponsor Affection!

    All,

    I'd be remiss if I did not mention a couple more of our fine sponsors.

    Eastside Cycles has been a great friend of the cycling scene in Nashvegas for some time and Scott D. is sending the...
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    Sponsor Love!!!

    All,

    Just wanted to offer an update on DSG 4.0 as well as offer some sponsor love.

    We're getting close to the big day and the course has a bit of something for everyone. Hills, rocks, smooth...
  23. Thread: LF 2nd for Duo

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    If nobody joins this man, then we've got...

    If nobody joins this man, then we've got problems. Likes to ride a bike, likes beer, and appears to frequent hard liquor and handgun night.

    Tell ya what, just sign up solo for now and we'll get...
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    Thanks Reed! I'll be headed down today to do...

    Thanks Reed! I'll be headed down today to do some work myself, but we'd love two things:


    Tires on the course- Bring your bike and ride it all!!
    Some help with final trimming and clearing...
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    Uzzi, I reject your rejection...not for any...

    Uzzi,

    I reject your rejection...not for any concrete reason, it's just that it seems like the right thing to do.

    My take, race for points, race for no points, race just to ride. It's all...
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    Here you go. Uber light, uber trick frame in...

    Here you go. Uber light, uber trick frame in brand new condition. Been hanging on the wall for a year and a half.

    Lemme know if you want a look. This is Kona's lightest and raciest XC frame. I...
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    Come on down and check out the trail. This one...

    Come on down and check out the trail. This one is decidedly grass roots with no frills. Just a few folks racing for good times and bragging rights. Camp on Saturday if you like and make it a long...
  28. Thread: Crude XC

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    Jose, If you are talking about what I think...

    Jose,

    If you are talking about what I think you are talking about...911 hill is officially on the grade rehabilitation program. We're looking at some long switch backs to take the sting out of...
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    Chris, That should get you there. You'll see...

    Chris,

    That should get you there. You'll see a wooden sign for Cotton Mill Preserve. Tough to miss it.

    All,

    This should be a good chance to ride the trails and move some dirt as we get...
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    Adam, I noticed as well that your chain...

    Adam,

    I noticed as well that your chain tension seems to go slack in the course of a full turn of the cranks a bit more than I've experienced on my Moots. I'm wondering if you've checked in terms...
  31. Thread: DS&G practice days

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    DSG / Crude XC Pre-ride

    All,

    Our next pre-ride coincides with the next Sorba work day on April 10th. Come on down that weekend and turn some dirt or just some pedals...or do both. We're hoping for a good turn out to...
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    Saw this down there. Very, very nice. You went...

    Saw this down there. Very, very nice. You went all-in. Seeing your cassette pushed me towards the same.

    I have to say, we're headed towards 2x10's. It just works too well, and makes too much...
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    Not sure on Corey's tire abuse patterns, but I'll...

    Not sure on Corey's tire abuse patterns, but I'll vouch for the roofing. He and a team of 5 did a complete tear off, and installed roof with ridge vent, etc, in less than 6 hours. The work was...
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    Mootster Cross

    Been riding and enjoying the MootoX 29'er for a bit over a year now. I can't say enough about how much I like this frame. Just right.

    Here it is in it's original 1X9 form, with hydros and a flat...
  35. Thread: 1x9 hanger

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    Here ya go...this is basically automotive anti...

    Here ya go...this is basically automotive anti seize compound. Same as Ti prep and just as messy. You'll find it at any auto parts store:...
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    They do in merino. Check out the 7's. ...

    They do in merino. Check out the 7's. http://www.swiftwick.com/OnLine-Store.htm

    Sorry out of 7's in brown right now...check your local retailer though.

    Homer,

    I did my homework prior.
    ...
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    Try a pair of each and you'll have your answer. ...

    Try a pair of each and you'll have your answer. The fact is that your comparison is not really apples to apples. Both Defeet and Sock Guy use materials as well as production models that are...
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    Thanks for Ti'ing One On!

    A big THANKS to the gang at Yazoo, Super Dave at Moots, Mark and Rachel at Swiftwick, and Darryl of Sorba for helping us get this year's raffle kicked off in big style!

    Thanks to everyone that...
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    Bump. Some great beer and a chance to...

    Bump.

    Some great beer and a chance to support Sorba, win some schwag, and set yourself up for the big prize from Moots. http://www.moots.com/

    We're buying the first round!
    ...
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    Good question. Moots will be flexible in that...

    Good question. Moots will be flexible in that regard, but the basis is a Mooto X 29'er frame. The reality is that they'll build you what you want with stock geometry in any of their hardtails. ...
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    Support Your Trails Donate to SORBA / IMBA Win a Moots!

    All,

    We're back at it for DSG 4.0 and we're working hard to dwarf the amount of green backs we were able to raise for SORBA last year. Along with the folks at Moots, we will be offering a chance...
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    Ti One On! Wednesday February 24th at Yazoo!

    Ti One On! Wednesday February 24th at Yazoo!

    All,

    Please join us for the first 2010 of Ti One On at The Yazoo Taproom on Wednesday, February 24th at 6:30 PM!

    Thanks to Linus at Yazoo for...
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    Ti One On! Wednesday February 24th at Yazoo!

    All,

    Please join us for the first 2010 of Ti One On at The Yazoo Taproom on Wednesday, February 24th at 6:30 PM!

    Thanks to Linus at Yazoo for opening his doors after filling growlers to host...
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    Jeffrey, I don't think I missed your point. ...

    Jeffrey,

    I don't think I missed your point. In fact I think you make some great points. I do think that perhaps we're talking shades of gray here. I am merely pointing out (what you already...
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    Jeffrey, While I feel your pain as relates to...

    Jeffrey,

    While I feel your pain as relates to the waiting, the fact is that carrying any more inventory than is absolutely necessary is not a good idea. Even if you can afford to place a large...
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    Tryon, Yep, Jeffy's correct, Rob Mitchell (not...

    Tryon,

    Yep, Jeffy's correct, Rob Mitchell (not the owner, the CEO) will be out for DSG again. He'll also be out for the Ti One On event we are planning for the Yazoo Taproom on either the 23rd /...
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    Thanks Fellas. I am a lucky fella! The kids...

    Thanks Fellas. I am a lucky fella! The kids been amazing so far, but I'm sure he'll break my heart down the road. He's nearly 18 months old and does have his mothers thumbs.

    Chris,

    Back...
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    Weston

    One component of my parenting strategy is to compile a healthy supply of incriminating photos to utilize as leverage later in my son's life.
    ...
  49. Thread: Dirty Kanza 200

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    Me tooo! Can't over train for this thing. ...

    Me tooo! Can't over train for this thing.

    Greg, let me know when you get a get a feel for getting in on this. I'd say get on the list. The no shows will hit 10% to 20% if past history is any...
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    Snake Creek is a great value for a great cause...

    Snake Creek is a great value for a great cause and run by a great group of people. In closing, it's Great!

    Sign up and ride the new bike, or perhaps we can work a trade where-in I cover your cost...
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