New Bike Group-Set

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New Bike Group-Set

Postby trancetek » Mon Jan 07, 2013 21:27 pm

Hi I need advise with New Group set for Carrera Fury 2008
Orginal specyfication
Derailleur Front Sram X5
Derailleur Rear Sram X7
Shifter(s) Sram X5 Trigger
Rear and Front brake -juicy 5
Crank Truvativ Blaze powersplined

Now I bought so far:
SRAM X0 2x10sp Trigger Shifters, front and rear, black
SRAM X0 10 Speed Rear Mech, medium cage, black
SRAM X0 2x10sp High Clamp Front Mech 34.9, 38t, dual pull
For 185 Incl. p&p
1.good deal??
2.good choice??
3.What else I need to buy/change to make this gear works ??
Chain ?
Crank ?
etc ??

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Greer_ » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:02 pm

Chain, cassette, cranks/chainrings, cables (inners/outers).

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby cooldad » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:23 pm

Going to cost a fair whack.
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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby trancetek » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:41 pm

Greer_ wrote:Chain, cassette, cranks/chainrings, cables (inners/outers).


Can You specify so I will know what I need to buy.

I got
Sram pg1050 Cassette
So I need chain chainrings and cables.
Can You help me with where and what I can Buy ?

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Greer_ » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:45 pm

Is it a 10 speed cassette? You'll need a 2x10 chainset of somewhere like crc with a bottom bracket that fits your frame. Cables can also be bought on crc.

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby The Northern Monkey » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:55 pm

Assuming the rest of the bike is standard - Should have bought a Deore groupset, a decent set of wheels and better forks instead.

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Cat With No Tail » Tue Jan 08, 2013 00:20 am

The Northern Monkey wrote:Assuming the rest of the bike is standard - Should have bought a Deore groupset, a decent set of wheels and better forks instead.


This.

As for your questions though:

trancetek wrote:1.good deal??


It's an ok deal, assuming it's all new and boxed, and from a shop where you have a warranty? Besides, it's a bit late to ask that now if you've already bought it.

trancetek wrote:2.good choice??


Not really, see above for reasons why. X0 seems a bit pointless on an 08 Fury tbh. The Fury is a great budget bike. smearing it with X0 does seem very much like putting a Porsche gearbox in your VW polo though. :lol:

trancetek wrote:3.What else I need to buy/change to make this gear works ??


Assuming you've bought the correct front mech for your bike:
- 2x10 chainset
- 10sp chain
- 10sp Cassette

If the shifters are new, they should come with cables.

You might also want to upgrade your brakes.

As for what kind to get, well it would help if we knew your budget for each?

What are you aiming to do here? What's your ultimate goal for the upgrades?

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby trancetek » Tue Jan 08, 2013 20:11 pm

I was thinking that is good deal so that why I got x0 the are from brand new bike so they don't have warranty.
I get:
SRAM X0 2x10sp Trigger Shifters, front and rear, black
SRAM X0 10 Speed Rear Mech, medium cage, black
SRAM X0 2x10sp High Clamp Front Mech 34.9, 38t, dual pull
For 185 Incl. p&p
Cassette Pg1050 was from ebay for 32 Incl. p&p
Now I need to get crank our chainrings as is 10 speed system and wheels so Can You help me with this please to keep price low. I prefer second hand.
Thank You
Seb

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Cat With No Tail » Tue Jan 08, 2013 23:28 pm

So I'll ask you again, what is your budget for each?

You say you want to keep the price low, and prefer 2nd hand. But you've already spent close to £200 on 2nd hand shifters and mechs when you could have got it for pretty much the same price brand new, from a shop. Or could have spent significantly less on better, brand new kit. So your definition of a low price may differ somewhat to mine.

Also, have you actually checked that the mech you bought will fit your bike?

Are you wanting to stick with SRAM/Truvativ for the chainset?

What size chainrings are you after?

Are you just going 2x10, or are you wanting 2+bashx10?

You're really not making this easy.

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby trancetek » Fri Jan 11, 2013 21:40 pm

1.have you actually checked that the mech you bought will fit your bike?
I got Sram x7 at the moment xo should fit proply.
2.Are you wanting to stick with SRAM/Truvativ for the chainset?
Chainest don't have to bie SRAM/Truvativ but compatibil and good for xo.
3.Are you just going 2x10, or are you wanting 2+bashx10? I don't know what is better for fast ride ?
Big Thx for Help
Seb

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Cat With No Tail » Fri Jan 11, 2013 22:08 pm

trancetek wrote:1.have you actually checked that the mech you bought will fit your bike?
I got Sram x7 at the moment xo should fit proply.


Nope, you should have checked if it was direct mount, high clamp, low clamp. Not to mention, as it's 2nd hand, does it have the correct shims to fit your seat-tube.

trancetek wrote:2.Are you wanting to stick with SRAM/Truvativ for the chainset?
Chainest don't have to bie SRAM/Truvativ but compatibil and good for xo.


Maybe 3rd time lucky on this, what is your budget???????????????

trancetek wrote:3.Are you just going 2x10, or are you wanting 2+bashx10? I don't know what is better for fast ride ?
Big Thx for Help
Seb


Fast ride? What does that mean?

How does a bash have any effect on your speed?

Do you want a bigger top gear for top speed down hill, or a smaller one for climbing?

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby The Rookie » Fri Jan 11, 2013 22:23 pm

I sense an impending disaster!

Your frame is the same as mine, it uses a 31.8mm clamp front mech, what did the bike you bought the bits from use? Fortunatnely the frame will take high and low clamp.

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby trancetek » Sat Jan 12, 2013 14:28 pm

Ok so everyone sugested sold xo as they to good for this budged bike.
As I said I wan't keep cost to minimum so what I shoul buy ?
I defenetly need new/secend hand:
Chain
Cassette
Top(biggest) chainring
Cables?
Rims
Sorry about mess up with answers.
Thanks for help
Seb

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Cat With No Tail » Sat Jan 12, 2013 16:01 pm

Eh? So you've now sold all the X0 stuff you already bought? How much did you lose on that? All so you could Downgrade?

And when did anyone say they were too good for this bike? People were just telling you it wasn't the immense deal you thought it was. You did ask after all.

Do you wake up some mornings and think you're a tree or something? Because you come across as an absolute mental person.

Well, as we're now back to square 1
SO WHAT IS YOUR BUDGET ???????????


WHAT DO YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE FROM THESE UPGRADES ???????????

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby trancetek » Sat Jan 12, 2013 16:08 pm

1.300
2. no more chain slip on cassette and rust on components.shift fast smoothly.

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Briggo » Sat Jan 12, 2013 16:18 pm

I nominate this thread to be printed in WMB next month.

Please please please

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Chunkers1980 » Sat Jan 12, 2013 16:29 pm

Buy a full Deore group set. Job's a gooden.

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Greer_ » Sat Jan 12, 2013 16:38 pm

Deore groupset here. May be cheaper on the german sites. But those brakes are brilliant! SLX is £140 more.

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby trancetek » Sat Jan 12, 2013 17:31 pm

what about wheels ??

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Re: New Bike Group-Set

Postby Chunkers1980 » Sat Jan 12, 2013 17:41 pm

What about budget again? What's wrong with what you've got?


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