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Old 02-24-11, 09:42 PM   #1351
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^I drove my bike home tonight with khakis & a mesh jacket, & it felt great. 63* FTW!
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Old 02-24-11, 10:00 PM   #1352
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dude.... i already miss the tropics of GA.
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Old 02-24-11, 11:37 PM   #1353
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Well enjoy that snow while you can, because when you get back here it's gonna be swimmin' weather
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Old 02-25-11, 12:17 AM   #1354
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Guys with big blades on their trucks are usually compensating for something!
After making do with 7 for 30 years, it's nice to have a full 9 up front.
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Old 02-25-11, 12:28 AM   #1355
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I'm just jealous because I only have 7
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Old 02-25-11, 12:46 AM   #1356
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Ya, you gotta be careful with it, though. I'm still learning the finesse of this one. It's sort of like being in a 10-foot room full of glass cabinets…carrying a 12-foot ladder.
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Old 02-25-11, 09:33 AM   #1357
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Old 02-25-11, 09:38 AM   #1358
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Ya, you gotta be careful with it, though. I'm still learning the finesse of this one. It's sort of like being in a 10-foot room full of glass cabinets…carrying a 12-foot ladder.
Excellent description! Do you put your beer down when using THIS machine?
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Old 02-26-11, 07:50 PM   #1359
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Trek 6700

I picked this up on craigslist for $100 in late fall. It's an '02 Trek 6700.



And this is what I did to it over winter.



Before I got this bike I was using a mid-90's Trek 800 on the trails. This was a great first real mountain bike for the month or so I was able to use it before it started snowing. I'm anxious to get it out on the trails to try out the discs and the new stem set up.
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Old 02-26-11, 08:22 PM   #1360
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Sippel,
That is a really nice looking bike!
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Old 02-26-11, 10:53 PM   #1361
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Excellent description! Do you put your beer down when using THIS machine?
Beer and plowing (or dirt bikes) don't mix. Well, it doesn't with downhillling either - - until post-ride
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Old 02-27-11, 11:39 AM   #1362
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Sippel, that looks like a rocket.
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Old 02-27-11, 10:54 PM   #1363
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That is a really nice looking bike!
Thank you, I appreciate it.
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Old 02-27-11, 11:04 PM   #1364
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Sippel, that looks like a rocket.
It is. Its limiting factor is the engine right now. I don't see my abilities catching up to the bike any time in the near future.

It is a hell of a lot faster than my previous ride.
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Old 03-01-11, 06:31 AM   #1365
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It's crazy seeing all these bikes in the snow.. i went for a ride in my shorts today



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Old 03-02-11, 10:50 AM   #1366
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That would be so nice..
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Old 03-06-11, 04:12 PM   #1367
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Mine is fairly new, even though it is a couple of years old. My boss go a closeout on them, and I snapped one up. I' went through a weight reduction whirlwind lately, and I've dropped three pounds off of it. Little things here and there add up. It's a SERIOUSLY sturdy platform to build on. Next up is a lighter stem and bars, and a more decent fork. It's okay, but no lockout, and the preload is almost non adjustable. I am thinking about a remote lockout Rock Shox. I also have a 94 Team Marin reaching completion soon. Can't wait to hit the trail with it!!,,,,BD

09? P-1. Was still in the box until mid January of this year!! Yes, it gets washed and chain relubed almost everytime I take it offroad. No dirt means longer drivetrain life!

Specialized P-1

Team Marin. A little small for me, but might be JUST big enough

The P-1. First time on the trail at Sam Houston Jones State Park.

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Old 03-07-11, 01:50 PM   #1368
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Old 03-07-11, 02:04 PM   #1369
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nice...what's in the build?
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Old 03-07-11, 02:50 PM   #1370
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Just a stock Rockhopper Expert 29er with an upgraded Rockshock Tora
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Old 03-07-11, 04:22 PM   #1371
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gawd mines BEAT compared ya'lls

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Old 03-08-11, 06:02 PM   #1372
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My new trail toy, 2011 GF/Trek HiFi Plus

It should be a nice little upgrade for all the root covered trails near me. Since I like doing longer rides, it should help the back end from getting sore as well.

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Old 03-08-11, 07:29 PM   #1373
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Diamondback frame

Diamondback response frame...
Used Deore crank (Granny delete)
Octalink BB
Raceface bash
N-gear JumpStop chain stop
X7 shifter and derallieur
SRAM PG-980 9-spd cassette
Avid FR-5 brake levers
XTR cables
bb7 brake sets.
ODI Ruffian lock-on grips

All i need is a new fork and seat.

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Old 03-08-11, 07:34 PM   #1374
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Old 03-09-11, 12:08 PM   #1375
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Same old dependable; new bits installed: Crux pedals and wide-wide 31" bars.








Old guys need little reminders . . .

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