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Old 10-12-09, 10:08 PM   #351
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That's a pretty shiney new Trek!! Congrats!! But you might want to check the quick releases. I try to keep my levers closer to the fork and dropout so they have less chance to get snagged and released. Not that it's happened a whole lot, I'm just paranoid.

Might want to look at the pics of the other bikes to see what I mean.
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Old 10-13-09, 12:33 AM   #352
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That's a pretty shiney new Trek!! Congrats!! But you might want to check the quick releases. I try to keep my levers closer to the fork and dropout so they have less chance to get snagged and released. Not that it's happened a whole lot, I'm just paranoid.

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what are you talking about?.. those quick releases aren't even in the closed position.
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Old 10-13-09, 07:57 AM   #353
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Indeed. That was my way of telling him without trying to make him feel stupid.
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they look closed just pointing down instead of up.
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Indeed. That was my way of telling him without trying to make him feel stupid.
Nice try. How could they "get snagged and released" if they aren't closed in the first place?
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Who gives a rats arse, wtf are they not locked in the first place?????????????????????????????????????
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Have we beat this horse to death enough yet?
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^^ Not until we've broken two sticks and switched to a pipe.
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i have plenty of pipes out back...can go all night.
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2 things...Fox decal w/ Manitou fork is really gonna confuse people. ('specially cause now it says "Hard'R'Fox")
That stem has to be like 3million mm.

Is that pretty comfy for ya? How's the Manitou treating ya?

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i have plenty of pipes out back...can go all night.
Duuuuuude...yyya...got''ta...lllllaay...off the pipe... ... ...man.
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if only i didn't see that coming! ruins all the good interwebzz posts!
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2 things...Fox decal w/ Manitou fork is really gonna confuse people. ('specially cause now it says "Hard'R'Fox")
That stem has to be like 3million mm.

Is that pretty comfy for ya? How's the Manitou treating ya?
I got a couple chuckles out of this ^

The manitou is good, and the reason for the fox (and dt swiss) stickers is because theres about a 3 inch long patch of rust right there that I got tired of putting paint on that would come off in the humidity this summer. Stickers work.

The stem is huge, but the bike's too small, so whatever. It's the ugliest lookin thing, but it performs extremely well with the new drivetrain.

I actually have a full sticker kit for the 09 f series 32 whatever fox that I was considering putting on the fork but I thought it would be too cheesey

Also, it's about to look even sillier when my 400 mm seatpost comes in. It's a 17 inch frame and I'm 5 9ish.

I do love this bike though, built her "Tim" up from scratch.
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Old 10-13-09, 10:01 PM   #366
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Nice try. How could they "get snagged and released" if they aren't closed in the first place?


Oh darn it, you caught me trying to lie. They look locked to me, just not against the frame or fork. I must be wrong AGAIN!!

You should be proud. You are a lot smarter than I am. I'm just a stupid roadie. I don't even HAVE a mountain bike!
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Well, LBD's make a huge difference, so I'd put those on.
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Sheesh, the cat's outta the bag on my past!

Hard to find one of Dminor, but this will suffice hair-wise:

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what are you talking about?.. those quick releases aren't even in the closed position.
ahhh i see
lol didnt even notice that,
im such a bike noob
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done. for now, needs a few tweaks but it's rideable.
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done. for now, needs a few tweaks but it's rideable.
Loose chain. Nice bike though.
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