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Forum: Mountain Biking 12-17-14, 02:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,652
Posted By kenhill3
My opinion 5 years later? Stay completely away...

My opinion 5 years later? Stay completely away from aluminum. Too many unknowns. Oh, and the inside of that bottle in the vid? Looks like corroded aluminum in my experience.
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-07-13, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By kenhill3
Add eyeletted hoops to the list.

Add eyeletted hoops to the list.
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-07-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By kenhill3
^What D said. Alloy nipples are just plain silly....

^What D said. Alloy nipples are just plain silly. I usually go for the beef and and build my wheels with straight 14ga. That's just me. And forget about radial and such lacing. Three cross has proven...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-05-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,124
Posted By kenhill3
A shop mechanic can't necessarily tell if a chain...

A shop mechanic can't necessarily tell if a chain is about to break. The chain is old enough to need replacement anyways. Stuff breaks. Chains break. Get over it.

Now if it was my shop and you...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-22-13, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By kenhill3
1675 grams is very light for a wheelset, and...

1675 grams is very light for a wheelset, and likely quite a bit lighter than your stock wheels, at least 300 grams.
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-30-12, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By kenhill3
Not much fender experience here, but IIRC...

Not much fender experience here, but IIRC Marzocchi makes/made 'integrated fenders' for their forks.
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-22-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By kenhill3
Setback seatpost would be an option.

Setback seatpost would be an option.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-21-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By kenhill3
OP- What kind of performance issues are you...

OP- What kind of performance issues are you having?

You do realize that the tooth profiles on the chainrings will differ- they are made that way to assist in shifting.

Or, did you actually...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-17-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By kenhill3
Forgot to wear a helmet, too.

Forgot to wear a helmet, too.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-15-12, 12:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By kenhill3
Being concerned about fitting in by what you wear...

Being concerned about fitting in by what you wear is needless and silly. Wear what you like, what works best for you.

For cold weather cycling, I wear bib tights, mtb or road.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-13-12, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By kenhill3
Kenhills? I see that there's a place in...

Kenhills?

I see that there's a place in Manchester called Ken Hill. :)
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-13-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By kenhill3
Just to add, I use Permatex anti-seize on bottom...

Just to add, I use Permatex anti-seize on bottom bracket threads just to be on the safe side.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-12-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By kenhill3
OP- Looked a bit at your Flicker photos,...

OP-

Looked a bit at your Flicker photos, gorgeous scenery and very nice photography! Looks like some of the tracks actually have some gnarly terrain. The landscape and the names like Dowbiggin are...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-12-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By kenhill3
Hmmmmm........this all makes me wonder whether...

Hmmmmm........this all makes me wonder whether these parts may be more readily available in Asia.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-11-12, 12:38 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,491
Posted By kenhill3
........or XT's. Those will be my next hydros if...

........or XT's. Those will be my next hydros if these Hayes Nines ever die. Shimanos = mineral oil. How cool is that?
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-10-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,491
Posted By kenhill3
Doesn't it use DOT 3, 4 ? Certainly someone can...

Doesn't it use DOT 3, 4 ? Certainly someone can schwag ya the fluid, what's it take, 5-6 ounces?

I'll give ya $250.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-10-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,491
Posted By kenhill3
Fantastic, Ed! You be ballin a proper trailbike...

Fantastic, Ed! You be ballin a proper trailbike now, you dog.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-10-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By kenhill3
A cursory search reveals nothing, but you might...

A cursory search reveals nothing, but you might try a call or email to Loose Screws: http://www.loosescrews.com/index.cgi?h=main&m=top_ten&id=854870111517

Next might be to check with bike shops...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-08-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By kenhill3
Go with the Deore as posted from Chain Reaction....

Go with the Deore as posted from Chain Reaction. Hella good deal.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-04-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By kenhill3
That appears to me to be a great deal. The...

That appears to me to be a great deal. The component highlight is the RockShox Recon, a decent fork that you won't feel a need to replace out of the the box. Deore hydraulic brakes are decent as...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-04-12, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By kenhill3
Why do you want these and what are you trying to...

Why do you want these and what are you trying to accomplish?
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-02-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,809
Posted By kenhill3
Yes, an entertaining thread. Groundoggy- All...

Yes, an entertaining thread.

Groundoggy- All things being equal (except the brake setup), who gets to the bottom of the mountain first, discs or rim brakes?
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-28-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,170
Posted By kenhill3
$105.77 on Amazon: Shimano FC-M590 Deore...

$105.77 on Amazon:

Shimano FC-M590 Deore Hollowtech II Crankset (Black, 175-mm 48/36/26T 9 Speed)

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B002PTMOTE?pd=1
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-26-12, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By kenhill3
You didn't say whether you purchased this from an...

You didn't say whether you purchased this from an authorized dealer and if it was on warranty. I'm curious.
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-26-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By kenhill3
SH51 = single release, most folks use these ...

SH51 = single release, most folks use these

SH54 = multi release

-the cleats are embossed with those model numbers.

I have ridden SPD's for allmost 20 years now, never a problem except when...
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