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Old 02-24-09, 04:49 PM   #2926
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Just to keep 34 pounds in perspective, my XC hard tail is around 30 pounds (higher rather than lower).
Hmmm. I've seen pics of your bike, are you sure that's right? seem like it would weigh less.
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Old 02-24-09, 05:07 PM   #2927
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Keep in mind, its originally a 650$ bike. Super low end crankset (and that bashguard is .5 pounds), heavy cassette, X5, plus on things like tubes, I dont pay attention at all (I'm running 2.3-2.5 tubes because thats what was cheap). All those little things that add up, I dont really pay attention to.
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Old 02-25-09, 08:46 AM   #2928
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I know it's no big deal to most of the MTB's on this list but since I'm coming from a Wally-Mart Roadmaster Mnt. Sport SX MTB-clone, to me it's a HUGE deal! Below is a link to a photo of my new 09 Jamis Trail-X 3.0

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Old 02-25-09, 10:37 AM   #2929
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I just got that exact same frame powdercoated (after stripping it of course) last week for my new bike. I got it for $50 many moons ago. A little heavy but I wanted a decent steel frame for the least amount of $$ possible.
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Old 02-26-09, 04:47 PM   #2930
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Nothing special , but the price was right .


... untill, I checked my PMs ... doh !




More of a winter commuter, the fork will get replaced with a rigid one, soon ...


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Old 02-26-09, 06:16 PM   #2931
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Here's my old Kona.

The frame is stripped and up on the wall for the last year now.

Still riding those cranks tho.

Damn that was a hot bike. I had some bar ends and a flat bar around for those times when I had to really kick some ass:



By the way... that was the fork that used to look like this (long):




But I did some surgery on it:



And to all of you who thought I was going to kill myself on my modified fork; it worked very well and I believe there is a guy still riding that thing to this day.

So there!

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Old 02-26-09, 08:17 PM   #2932
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Old 02-26-09, 08:38 PM   #2933
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How did you get that fork so fast? I get the impression the old fork just broke.
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Old 02-26-09, 08:38 PM   #2934
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Old 02-26-09, 08:41 PM   #2935
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How did you get that fork so fast? I get the impression the old fork just broke.
It did.
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Old 02-26-09, 08:46 PM   #2936
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Impressive. Your shops must be way better stocked than ours (although, probably 95% of their business is road bike related). None of the shops around here (other than performance) stock very many MTB parts.
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Impressive. Your shops must be way better stocked than ours (although, probably 95% of their business is road bike related). None of the shops around here (other than performance) stock very many MTB parts.
The thing just came in today.
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Old 02-28-09, 09:23 AM   #2938
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heres my ride

Hey gang, heres the pics of what i was riding to a much needed F/S ride. already replaced the front rim, tire and the rear shock soumpin about jumping it to high and to far. great way to spend the day
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Old 02-28-09, 06:16 PM   #2939
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This morning in Sycamore canyon. Amazing weather, tacky dirt. Woo hoo.
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Old 02-28-09, 08:26 PM   #2941
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I have done some minor up grades to 2008 trek EX 8. So I thought I would post some pics. I was a liitle nervous about the chainrings but they seem to shift fine so far [IMG]http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk138/rep37/DSC_0031-1.jpg[/IMG

























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Old 03-01-09, 11:36 PM   #2942
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As of 9:30pm Sunday night the fixed gear will be the primary ride(Dumping down snow by the wheelbarrow, expecting 8-12") and have no idea when everything will clear/dry.

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Old 03-02-09, 03:50 AM   #2943
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Just finished rebuilding my bike... new drivetrain, wheels, accessories, etc... and I'm quite happy with the way it turned out. Everything feels so smooth, is very quiet, and will hopefully last longer than the low end parts is used to have (not that anything now on it is especially high quality).





More of an XC setup, but I hope to do some trail riding as well (and have done a little on this frame already). Next up for replacement is fork+frame+brakes, got a rockshox Recon air fork in the mail (got it for less than half price ) and I'll be looking for a decent hardtail frame which has disk brake mounts sometime this spring/summer.
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Nice bike. Lose the reflectors ASAP
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This morning in Sycamore canyon. Amazing weather, tacky dirt. Woo hoo.
Am I the only one who's wondering what that freshly dug hole is for?
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Old 03-02-09, 10:42 AM   #2946
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This morning in Sycamore canyon. Amazing weather, tacky dirt. Woo hoo.
I was there! didn't see you though, PM me if you want to ride sometime. Cheseboro Canyon maybe?
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Am I the only one who's wondering what that freshly dug hole is for?
Hamster Burial?
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Old 03-02-09, 03:58 PM   #2948
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6-8" of fresh snow on top of our just barely dry trails led me to some weight weenie pics. Give or take a half pound I figure with the crappy hanging scale. These are in their "daily driver" states.

25# Steel frame, Pike dual air, XC tires


27# Ti frame, Lyric Solo Air @ 150mm, DH tire in back.


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Old 03-02-09, 05:49 PM   #2949
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Old 03-02-09, 10:28 PM   #2950
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I know the hole looks freshly dug, but it was there last week. Looks like a coyote digging for gophers-I would guess.
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