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Forum: Mountain Biking 01-31-06, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By skyfish
I have both Eggbeater C and ATAC XS (not XE, but...

I have both Eggbeater C and ATAC XS (not XE, but not much difference). The ATAC is definitely easier to engage/disengage.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-16-06, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By skyfish
Frame: 45% Fork: 13% Wheelset: 12% ...

Frame: 45%
Fork: 13%
Wheelset: 12%
Drivetrain: 16%
Brakes: 7%
Everything else (bars, saddle, etc.): 7%
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-21-05, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By skyfish
22" EC90 on my XC, 26" Next Carbon OS on my AM,...

22" EC90 on my XC, 26" Next Carbon OS on my AM, and 20" on my folder :)
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-13-05, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By skyfish
Go ahead get a Chris King, you won't regret....

Go ahead get a Chris King, you won't regret. Trust me I have it on my Moment.
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-13-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By skyfish
It is a waste of money getting the Thomson...

It is a waste of money getting the Thomson Masterpiece (lighter), unless the other components on your bike are super light, and you are over-cautious about total bike-weight. A Thomson Elite is as...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-16-05, 01:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,567
Posted By skyfish
Be careful about the plastic end cap, though.

Be careful about the plastic end cap, though.
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-01-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By skyfish
I'm 5'9" and 31.5 inseam. I ride a 20" XC (50 mm...

I'm 5'9" and 31.5 inseam. I ride a 20" XC (50 mm stem) and 15" AM.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-25-05, 06:17 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,745
Posted By skyfish
Yes I can reassure you the advantages. After...

Yes I can reassure you the advantages. After break-in period it will be much easier to engage and disengage. Also it'll become your second nature to disengage quickly whenever necessary.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-18-05, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By skyfish
Panaracer Fire? ...

Panaracer Fire?

http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/Tire/Panaracer_Fire_DH_Pro.jpg
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-16-05, 11:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,131
Posted By skyfish
http://santacruzbicycles.com/graphics/multimedia/b...

http://santacruzbicycles.com/graphics/multimedia/blur_800.jpg
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-16-05, 05:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,868
Posted By skyfish
A little off-topic, but spray down the bike is...

A little off-topic, but spray down the bike is probably not the best way to wash a bike, unless you don't care much about the paint and lube.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-14-05, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By skyfish
Marzocchi All Mountain SL?

Performance has the Marzocchi All Mountain SL 130-150 Suspension Fork for about $420, which is much lower than other places. But the picture looks different. Old model? Typo?
...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-14-05, 08:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,276
Posted By skyfish
May I suggest a used FS with dated good frame and...

May I suggest a used FS with dated good frame and high level parts?
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-14-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,525
Posted By skyfish
But I seriously doubt that Lance Armstrong could...

But I seriously doubt that Lance Armstrong could have won 7 TdF, had he been riding a Sora groupo
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-14-05, 03:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,525
Posted By skyfish
Most people who buy Corvette are not into car...

Most people who buy Corvette are not into car racing.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-13-05, 06:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,426
Posted By skyfish
the boutique bikes like ellsworth etc. are still...

the boutique bikes like ellsworth etc. are still hand made on the US soil. They usually set you back about $5k, though.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-08-05, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 594
Posted By skyfish
I remember this one from Nashbar gets pretty good...

I remember this one from Nashbar gets pretty good review

http://www.nashbar.com/nashbar_photos/medium/NB-SF2.2.gif

Less than $100, sometimes it goes onsale for even cheaper. You'll have a lot...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-07-05, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By skyfish
Still showing on Cambria's website: SANTA...

Still showing on Cambria's website:

SANTA CRUZ BLUR ANO FRAME '05
013724003603
Base price$1,652.95
Features/Options:
ANO BLACK - LARGE - FOX RP3
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-04-05, 12:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,642
Posted By skyfish
Wow, I wouldn't mind having one camera like that,...

Wow, I wouldn't mind having one camera like that, too. Could you let us know what that is and where to get? Thanks.
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-30-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 913
Posted By skyfish
Sometimes LBS prices could be outrageous. Once I...

Sometimes LBS prices could be outrageous. Once I bought a starnut from a LBS and guess how much? $8.00. I never went back after that.

In your case, $135 can buy you two forks. I'd say order it...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-28-05, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By skyfish
It's good but I won't call it steal. A 05 Blur +...

It's good but I won't call it steal. A 05 Blur + full XT disc/Mavic 717 but with Manitou Black Super Air (a cheaper fork) can be found for about $2650.
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-28-05, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 420,374
Posted By skyfish
My Dahon Boardwalk S1...

My Dahon Boardwalk S1 (http://sfbike.blogspot.com)

Single speed, no suspension.

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/8095/1034/1600/s1-11.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-27-05, 09:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,373
Posted By skyfish
Yes, you are right. I thought I could replace it...

Yes, you are right. I thought I could replace it easily but most likely not. I might end up leaving it alone.

I have more S1 photos here at http://sfbike.blogspot.com/...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-27-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,373
Posted By skyfish
Thanks for the info. That's a lot for me to...

Thanks for the info. That's a lot for me to digest. I need to research a bit.
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-27-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,373
Posted By skyfish
That's a sharp bike. I like the color...

That's a sharp bike. I like the color (red/black). As for the pedals, I'll wait till I find a pair of good light ones. WIll keep you in mind, though.
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