Is It Better? The experiMENTAL Marin El Roy REVIEW with shorter cranks + longer stem + a faster tire

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The Marin El Roy is a SUPER aggressive steel hardtail. However, I feel like a few of their component selections were holding back. In this episode I review the El Roy with the experiMENTAL modifications I made: Shorter cranks, a longer stem, and a faster tire. Can I find the secret to unlocking the potential of this bike? Cranks I installed: https://canfieldbikes.com/products/canfield-bikes-am-dh-cranks?variant=32779383373899 Do you need help choosing your next bike? Become a patron today for one-on-one bike consultation: patreon.com/hardtailparty. Show your love for hardtails by sporting some Hardtail Party Swag (hats, shirts, hoodies, etc.): https://shop.spreadshirt.com/hardtailparty Other gear I use: Lab Austere hip pack: https://bit.ly/3p37K58 - code "Hardtail.Party" 25% off Handup Summerlite Gloves: https://bit.ly/2I8z1C7 - code "HARDTAILPARTY" My shop tools: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hardtailparty My glasses: https://bit.ly/3aXBeKp My tire sealant: https://bit.ly/2ULJirZ My pedals: https://amzn.to/2V9DzuK My ZIPP 3ZERO MOTO wheels: https://bit.ly/33G0Wjm What's in my water bottles (Tailwind): https://bit.ly/2Xbxy3q Hardtail Party Shirts, Swag, etc: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/hardtailparty My hooded sun shirt: https://bit.ly/38NdU1x Support the channel and save some money by shopping using these links. Feel free to share these with your friends, but please do not post these discounts anywhere else, or we will all lose these discount codes. https://bit.ly/3dj2nZP - 5% off all RSD bikes using code "party" https://bit.ly/3kdfDm5 - The Hardtail Party collection at Club Ride https://bit.ly/2UwrmQq - Ryan Leech Connection: $19 off - coupon code "hardtailparty" https://bit.ly/2U8OyFE - Velocirax racks - 5% off using coupon code: "hardtailparty" https://amazon.com/shop/hardtailparty any time you shop on amazon using this link, it helps me. Note: some of my links are affiliate links. That means I get a small commission on purchases made using these links. You don't pay anything extra, but it helps support the channel. If you've learned something from my videos, consider using the affiliate links above.Utah and Arizona to see if they can find a bike worthy of gooseberry mesa for only $300. Follow along to see what happens next... Also, if you love watching bike restorations, make sure to subscribe to Rob's channel, OLD SHOVEL, if you aren't already subbed: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzrVDkt2zx2JFfJb-ipGk8A Do you need help choosing your next bike? Become a patron today for one-on-one bike consultation: patreon.com/hardtailparty. Show your love for hardtails by sporting some Hardtail Party Swag (hats, shirts, hoodies, etc.): https://shop.spreadshirt.com/hardtailparty Other gear I use: Lab Austere hip pack: https://bit.ly/3p37K58 - code "Hardtail.Party" 25% off Handup Summerlite Gloves: https://bit.ly/2I8z1C7 - code "HARDTAILPARTY" My shop tools: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hardtailparty My glasses: https://bit.ly/3aXBeKp My tire sealant: https://bit.ly/2ULJirZ My pedals: https://amzn.to/2V9DzuK My ZIPP 3ZERO MOTO wheels: https://bit.ly/33G0Wjm What's in my water bottles (Tailwind): https://bit.ly/2Xbxy3q Hardtail Party Shirts, Swag, etc: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/hardtailparty My hooded sun shirt: https://bit.ly/38NdU1x Support the channel and save some money by shopping using these links. Feel free to share these with your friends, but please do not post these discounts anywhere else, or we will all lose these discount codes. https://bit.ly/3dj2nZP - 5% off all RSD bikes using code "party" https://bit.ly/3kdfDm5 - The Hardtail Party collection at Club Ride https://bit.ly/2UwrmQq - Ryan Leech Connection: $19 off - coupon code "hardtailparty" https://bit.ly/2U8OyFE - Velocirax racks - 5% off using coupon code: "hardtailparty" https://amazon.com/shop/hardtailparty any time you shop on amazon using this link, it helps me. Note: some of my links are affiliate links. That means I get a small commission on purchases made using these links. You don't pay anything extra, but it helps support the channel. If you've learned something from my videos, consider using the affiliate links above.

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