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Feeling out of my depth!

RallyBikerRallyBiker Posts: 378
edited July 2009 in MTB general
I've just upgraded from my Halfords bought Diamondback Outback to a Whyte 46. My initial feeling of euphoria has now moved through to awe,to floundering in mild panic/confusion. Any advice. My gut feeling is to leave all knobs alone and just take it to Coed Y Brenin at the weekend! :shock:


  • supersonicsupersonic Posts: 82,708 Lives Here
    You need to set it up and adjust it first! Ie suspension etc.

    Did you get any manuals?
  • paul.skibumpaul.skibum Posts: 4,068
    If you have no manuals - try on - I believe they have downloads of that kind of thing.

    Basically you need to get front and rear suspension working properly otherwise a trip to Coed may be an exercise in frustration or worse!
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  • skullthawskullthaw Posts: 321
    take it to the bike shop that you bought it from dude and ask them to set it up to ur weight etc!!
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  • gaz047gaz047 Posts: 601
    +1 for taking it back and asking them to set it for you. taking it to cyb as it is could make it a miserable experience.
    if you have a shock pump, you could have a go yourself at setting the pressures, usually you are looking at about 25%sag in the forks and shock, but check the whyte website for confirmation and enjoy, quality bike!
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  • delcoldelcol Posts: 2,848
    defo need to set the bike for you..

    you don't want to be riding a buckingbroncho at coedy..

    the 46 is an amazing bike and should inspire confidence,,, if you can't set it up your self then take to a shop i'm sure they will assist you.
  • RallyBikerRallyBiker Posts: 378
    Thanks for all the advice! Getting it sorted now! :D

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