Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:21 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: 2004 Saracen dirt trax
PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:14 pm 
Newbie

Joined: Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:21 pm
Posts: 2
Hi guys, new here and just after a bit of advice. Just starting to get back in to riding again and have dusted off my old saracen dirt Trax that has been sat in the garage for a long time. As soon as I got the bike in 2005 I got azonic bars and dmr v12 pedals and since getting it back out the truvativ crank gave up and fell apart so replaced with deore crankset with hollowtech bb.
After a few rides it seems to be the brakes that are letting me down as in the rain and mud they are doing what v brakes do, cables jamming up and generally loosing performance. First instinct was maguras as I had them years ago, now thinking replace the wheels with one's that have disc compatible hubs and get some hydraulic discs also opening the doors to go to 8 or 9 speed cassette in the future.
Don't want to spend a fortune as the bike is not exactly top end and I have lost touch of what is good. So am I heading in the right direction and what do u guys recommend? Also if you have what I need for sale please let me know.

Cheers all
Dave


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group