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I like The lynx and the trailmaster for burlier saddles. I have ridden them both and they are super comfortable if you are looking for something more xcish check out the moon.
Used Shimano M-545 SPD Pedals. A great pedal for DH, AM or XC applications. Also have new cleats I will throw in for the pedals. 40 dollars. Will ship at buyers expense. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for actual pics.
Avid Elixir R brakes with adaptors and 185 G3 Cleansweep rotors. Also have an extra 185mm rotor that I will throw in. 200 bucks. These brakes have been used about 5 times and feel and work amazing. Email email@example.com for actual pictures. Will ship at buyers expense.
I have just moved to Australia from Whistler, BC where I have lived for many years. Now Chromag bikes and accessories are a huge brand over there but no one seems to know about it in Australia. Do many people know about Chromag in Aus?
Rust it and Ride it
I have ridden old Schwinn Cruiser bikes from the 50's and 60's for a long time and while I have a few show bikes my daily driver is a rat rod rusted to the bone, I let it rust and put bees wax over it and i'll rider her forever. Steel is real!
EXO is basically a thin mesh they put on the sidewall. Im not sure if they put EXO in UST tyres. From my experience UST is between a single ply and a double ply DH type tyre. I think the Ardent is a good AM tyre if it doesnt become too wet, but I'm from Canada so I'm not totally sure the...