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Old 03-10-03, 03:28 AM   #1
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My Rig ...

Here's a few pics of the rig I'm running right now ...



And after a nice ride in the mud ...




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Old 03-10-03, 11:10 AM   #2
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Wow a rigid...haven't seen one of those since I opened up my sauna...And with the mud you still take it on trails... congrats
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Wow a rigid...haven't seen one of those since I opened up my sauna...And with the mud you still take it on trails... congrats
ya, the new FSR should be a real nice changeup.
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Will definately feel different...I never actually took my rigid on any trails...I didn't stat trail riding till this yearr and I had already bought a different bike...so will turn that into a SS commuter? (seems to be a growing trend)
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Great bike. Is that steel?

I love rigids my friend has one and its a lot of fun.
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Old 03-10-03, 05:55 PM   #6
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Great bike. Is that steel?

I love rigids my friend has one and its a lot of fun.
I'm sure it's steel ... or something equivalently heavy, but it's all I've known for 10 years so it does the job. It'll just make my new rig that much better.
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Flick it with your fingernail...if it clicks it's aluminum, if it makes a faint 'ting' sound, it's steel.

It's most likely steel though. Nice bike
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ya it's steel ... the sound it makes when I flick it isn't the same as when I flick bikes at the store. =)
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"Flick it" he says. Grab a magnet off the fridge.
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Great bike. Is that steel?

I love rigids my friend has one and its a lot of fun.
I really miss my old steel rigid (1990 Nishiki Ariel). It survived fine on the trails. Just goes to prove that you don't always need suspension for singletracks. I gave it to my brother when I bought my dual-suspension bike several years ago. He left it out on his front porch where it got stolen. Even though it was my fault for just giving it to him, I'm still bitter he didn't take better care of it considering all the love and care I gave that bike over the years. On another note, the mechanic at my FBS races XC with his rigid singlespeed steel Jamis. He usually finishes respectably.
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"Flick it" he says. Grab a magnet off the fridge.
Why bother with a magnet when a fingernail works fine? Why are you rolling your eyes?
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