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Forum: Mountain Biking 08-01-13, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Pavao
Well, I have ridden the bike a few times now,...

Well, I have ridden the bike a few times now, like some suggested, the 29er makes the sharp cutbacks very hard to do with speed, sections that I would otherwise just "blast through" on a 26er without...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-20-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
Right, you keep telling yourself that!!! ...

Right, you keep telling yourself that!!!

It's pretty clear you still haven't got it though, and I guess I'm the one who better stop responding before you drag me down to your "intellectual" level.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-20-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:

:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-20-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
Yeah, I noticed. That's alright, I...

Yeah, I noticed.



That's alright, I don't pay attention to that, it doesn't bother me.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
Jesus man, my posts are really getting you all...

Jesus man, my posts are really getting you all that frustrated?!?!?!?
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
Perfect, that is the type response I expect from...

Perfect, that is the type response I expect from whom I believe to be the "experts" that are selling me a bike, and everything you're saying here I somehow already knew, basic understanding of what...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Pavao
Switchback is what, sharp turns, those 180 degree...

Switchback is what, sharp turns, those 180 degree turns?
The trails here are a combination of both I think, since it's pretty flat (South Florida), guys have to be creative when making the trails,...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
But anyways, before this turns into everyone...

But anyways, before this turns into everyone coming here to tell me something I already know (THAT BIG STORE BIKES ARE BSO AND POS) the point of the original post was that no one has ever been able...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
That, that is the key right there! Not...

That, that is the key right there!



Not like I never rode one, for 4+ years, 3+ times a week every week, before it was stolen
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
I thought about used and actually looked into a...

I thought about used and actually looked into a few, but having no clue what is good and what's worth what was kinda hard to know if I was getting a good deal or worst, getting something that wasn't...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-19-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,800
Posted By Pavao
Any Brazilian meat market near you? You need some...

Any Brazilian meat market near you? You need some specific cuts, cut in some specific ways! :)

If not, a very simple recipe I like is marinating skirt steak on soy sauce and minced garlic, just...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
Oh yeah, I forgot to add the speed factor, seems...

Oh yeah, I forgot to add the speed factor, seems like 100% of shop employees are into racing, and even if they are not, that is THE theme when selling bikes, that is not my thing, I'm just there for...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
This kind ...

This kind http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Of-0_n8Mmy8

lots of bumps, rocks, roots and obstacles
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-19-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By Pavao
Why reccommend hardtail?

I never get this, almost 100% of the time when shopping for a new bike, sales people always try to push you a hardtail when full suspension is out of reach of my budget, it feels like their thinking...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-18-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Pavao
Ok, cool, unfortunately I wasn't able to ride it...

Ok, cool, unfortunately I wasn't able to ride it today, rained pretty hard here when I left work, not to mention that the trail was already underwater from the rain yesterday :(
I'll have to wait...
Forum: Foo 07-18-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,341
Posted By Pavao
He was the lower bidder

He was the lower bidder
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-18-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Pavao
I forgot to add... Observing other bikes and...

I forgot to add...
Observing other bikes and pics, seems like everyone have their seat either level or higher than the handle bar, on this new bike, I need the seat lower than the handle bar, is...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Pavao
Thanx, I have realized that it does actually have...

Thanx, I have realized that it does actually have a starting/ending point, and that it is not by any means a high end/good quality fork, so I'm just gonna pick a point and set it, ride it and adjust...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-18-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Pavao
Have I bought the wrong bike?

After some quick reading here, I'm having doubts about my choice for a 29er
My original understanding/introduction(as per a LBS) to a 29er, was that a 29er simply refers to wheel size, and it plays...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Pavao
I just found this, is that what I need to do? ...

I just found this, is that what I need to do?


To set the pre-load on a fork:



Turn the compression and rebound damping as low as they will go
Loosely attach a zip tie to one of the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Pavao
Yeah, it does say preload on both, with the...

Yeah, it does say preload on both, with the indicators of +(clockwise) and -(counterclockwise), it has a clicking noise at the half way turn either direction.
Seems like it's a SR SUNTOUR XCT-V3.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Pavao
Front suspension adjustment help!

Newbie here with new bike and some questions...

How does one adjust the front suspension? All I know is that I can turn the knobs on both sides and it affects how hard I need to press down on the...
Forum: Recreational & Family 07-18-13, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,414
Posted By Pavao
I don't do forums much, of any kind, having just...

I don't do forums much, of any kind, having just joined here a couple minutes ago and reading your post couldn't be more welcoming and heart worming, what a nice gesture, proud to be a biker!!!!
Forum: Introductions 07-18-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Pavao
no, I will after work, just got a new one, that's...

no, I will after work, just got a new one, that's what actually brought me here, I have questions :)
I didn't see a sub forum for maintenance and adjustments, maybe on mountain bike since that's the...
Forum: Introductions 07-18-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Pavao
Thank you.

Thank you.
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