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Old 05-14-06, 09:06 PM   #1
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My bike suitable for 4X?

Well.. Is it? What would make it suitable? Is running SS ok for 4X? Maybe a pike would be good. Please only answer if you know what you're talking about or if you like my bike

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Old 05-14-06, 09:34 PM   #2
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I see nothing?
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I don't see anything, either. But I did get the finger from that avatar chick about 50 times.
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I don't see anything, either. But I did get the finger from that avatar chick about 50 times.
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Maybe if someone bought her a drink, she'd lighten up.
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Old 05-14-06, 10:32 PM   #7
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i'm not going to wait for the pict - -my connection's too slow. I'll just answer the question: You probably won't be happy with your results single-speeding 4x. Holeshot is everything with gated starts. So your gear has to be just right to explode out of the gate. This means that if you geared your SS for starts, you'll probably spin out too soon. If you gear for the run, you'll get blown out on the starts every time.
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Old 05-15-06, 04:16 AM   #8
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There is no pic there. Not even a loading one.
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Old 05-15-06, 04:47 AM   #9
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Try posting the pic up on these forums.
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Whoops.. here

http://www.pinkbike.com/photo/834518/

Heres the specs:

frame: stp2
fork: 04 80mm sherman jumper
crankset: hussefelt
pedals: Jim C's
Rear Wheel: Sun Mammoth laced to Axiom SS hub dt swiss champ spokes
front wheel: sun rhyno lite.. 20mm hub
brake: tektro vee, salmon pads, linear slic housing, xtr cable
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Old 05-15-06, 04:04 PM   #11
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I raced 4x with a schwinn rocket 88 and a Duke SL. Assuming your gearing is ok, you should be more than fine with your current setup. 4x isn't that hard on a bike if the course is laid out well.
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