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Forum: Mountain Biking 07-15-16, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By tk1971
I like the geometry of that bike.

I like the geometry of that bike.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-10-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By tk1971
I ride with a small group of buddies. We don't...

I ride with a small group of buddies. We don't always agree on where to ride.

So having different bikes, including a rigid / singlespeed will let me be sufficiently challenged in traiIs I...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-07-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By tk1971
OP, why do you need to change out the BB and...

OP, why do you need to change out the BB and crankset? Just change rear shifter/derailleur, chain, cassette, chainring (to NW), and remove FD/shifter. If needed, some spacers and longer chainring...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-16, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By tk1971
Silca stated they don't make these anymore and I...

Silca stated they don't make these anymore and I can't seem to find them anywhere.

Anyways, I was looking through my scrap and found a poly rod that roughly matched the ID of the pump body.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-04-16, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By tk1971
Need Silca Pista part

One part on my trusty Pista pump finally gave up the ghost.

It's the top cap or neck on top of the cylinder where the pump piston goes through. Here's a pic:
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Forum: Mountain Biking 06-15-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By tk1971
I've been using a cheap eBay carbon fork (X-Lite...

I've been using a cheap eBay carbon fork (X-Lite brand) on my Kona unit.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7408/26993963073_11c78dace3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/H8n7Lr)Untitled...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-15-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By tk1971
That Iron Horse Maverick is a stolen bike: ...

That Iron Horse Maverick is a stolen bike:

https://bikeindex.org/bikes/31750

Same pic as the CL ad.


The Specialized Camber is a 29er.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-02-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By tk1971
I'd replace index shifters with friction...

I'd replace index shifters with friction shifters. I've used these before and they work better than trying to resurrect old gummed up indexed shifters.
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Forum: Mountain Biking 05-19-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By tk1971
Looks like a great deal. Enjoy it.

Looks like a great deal. Enjoy it.
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-13-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By tk1971
A 29 lbs full suspension bike built for XC with...

A 29 lbs full suspension bike built for XC with an inclination towards light AM for $699.

Decent fork (Reba RL 100mm), and OK components for everything else. I'd say that's a smoking deal.
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Forum: Mountain Biking 05-13-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By tk1971
Either he/she really doesn't know and wanted...

Either he/she really doesn't know and wanted advice or he/she is trying to sell the bike in question and was offered only $30.
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-13-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By tk1971
I'd go with the blue Huffy. You may even get...

I'd go with the blue Huffy. You may even get away with riding it on an actual fire road. Try that with the Vertical bike you originally posted and you may end up in the hospital.

Not...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-12-16, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By tk1971
Why don't you go to your local Walmart / Kmart...

Why don't you go to your local Walmart / Kmart and see what they have new and how much? The last time I was at a Walmart, I'd swear I saw a blue Huffy for $65.

Here's a typical mountain-style...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-10-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By tk1971
That's a prime example of what is called a...

That's a prime example of what is called a Walmart bike.

For riding around town... and if it was free or $20, go for it. Otherwise, pass.
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-10-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By tk1971
On my bike, I have a 32t narrow wide chain ring. ...

On my bike, I have a 32t narrow wide chain ring. With this, I can skip the chain guide and bash guard. I haven't dropped a chain yet. My bike has an ISCG05 mount and I don't see the need to use...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-09-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By tk1971
This... +1

This... +1
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-09-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By tk1971
As long as the disc rotor diameter is the same,...

As long as the disc rotor diameter is the same, it should work. With a new wheel, you may need to re-align the caliper, but a 160mm disc is a 160mm disc (assuming yours is a 160mm disc). There are...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-05-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,306
Posted By tk1971
Yep, I made one based on an old nylon shock...

Yep, I made one based on an old nylon shock protector my brother bought me back in the day. It has a folded / sewn seam section at the top and bottom where zip ties are used to secure the ends.

I...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-05-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By tk1971
The sizing chart is here: KONA BIKES | 2016...

The sizing chart is here:

KONA BIKES | 2016 BIKES | HONZO | Honzo AL (http://www.konaworld.com/honzo_al.cfm)

Just based on height and the sizing chart, you can go L or XL. But you need to go to...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-04-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By tk1971
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb282/tk1971/Os...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb282/tk1971/OscarMeyerWeinner-mobile.jpg (http://s208.photobucket.com/user/tk1971/media/OscarMeyerWeinner-mobile.jpg.html)

Saw this and got hungry.
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-04-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By tk1971
Depends... When you choose a new handlebar, do...

Depends... When you choose a new handlebar, do you want your hands in the same position?

Have you read through this?

Buyer's Guide to mountain bike handlebars - BikeRadar USA...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-04-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,306
Posted By tk1971
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1497/26126113954_4a...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1497/26126113954_4a409d48ea_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FNFasA)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/FNFasA) by tk_1971 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/20876000@N04/), on Flickr
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Forum: Mountain Biking 05-04-16, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By tk1971
Trail riding with a future in technical downhill....

Trail riding with a future in technical downhill. Basically an all-around bike, right?

$1200 buys alot of hardtail. As Canker states, make sure your chosen bike is spec'd with a good fork.
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Forum: Mountain Biking 05-03-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,541
Posted By tk1971
Yeah, heal up.

Yeah, heal up.
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-02-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By tk1971
Nice. Go ride your bike and report back how you...

Nice. Go ride your bike and report back how you like it.
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