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Forum: Mountain Biking 04-21-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By cyclops
Any hole will effect the strength of the frame,...

Any hole will effect the strength of the frame, the question is will it effect it significantly. I don't know your frame so when you talk about a diagonal I can't picture that. However a hole of that...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-26-14, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,128,881
Posted By cyclops
And here's the latest on my 1993 Iguana commuter...

And here's the latest on my 1993 Iguana commuter rig, another challenge for the local bike thieves hence the locks - Note head badge:D
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Forum: Mountain Biking 02-26-14, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By cyclops
It turned out to be moot point. When I inspected...

It turned out to be moot point. When I inspected the chainrings minus dirt and plus glasses the chainrings were buggered so I went all ninespeed with the crankset and cluster.
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-25-14, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By cyclops
And my latest commuter for the local bike thieves...

And my latest commuter for the local bike thieves to come and flog, hence the locks. Rattle can. Note the head badge.:D (Cries of Wanker! Wanker!)

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Forum: Mountain Biking 02-25-14, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By cyclops
A roadie I redid for my wife, found in a rubbish...

A roadie I redid for my wife, found in a rubbish pile covered in 105. The sticker on the head tube is her family crest.

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Forum: Mountain Biking 02-18-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,923
Posted By cyclops
Really? There are swathes of the earths surface...

Really? There are swathes of the earths surface populated by mtb riders where it never snows. You could ride it in sand I guess but why?
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-10-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By cyclops
Cool, Thanks guys, problem solved. Cheapness...

Cool,

Thanks guys, problem solved. Cheapness commenced.
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-09-14, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By cyclops
Thanks for the Info!

Thanks for the Info!
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-07-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By cyclops
8 speed and 9 speed compatbility question.

Hi Guys,

Just trying to cheap out on a build, can I run an eight speed chain through a nine speed LX front deurailler and 9 (?) speed Saint rear?. That way I can use my eight speed cluster and...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-07-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,709
Posted By cyclops
Is there any potential my cantis could go the...

Is there any potential my cantis could go the same way as the flaming cheese?

How long should I cook them before consumption?

(The cantis - not the cheese)
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-14-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By cyclops
Damn man, how nice to see that word used. ...

Damn man, how nice to see that word used.


Nitanium? Sounds like a portmanteau of "not titanium,"
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-08-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By cyclops
Ahh... Yeah, I had to take my glasses off but I...

Ahh... Yeah, I had to take my glasses off but I see what you mean, sh!tty.

I never noticed that before, so not only a popular solo recreational activity but regular as well. I need to get out more.
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-08-14, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By cyclops
LBD's ?

LBD's ?
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-08-14, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By cyclops
358650 You may not know it but you want one,...

358650 You may not know it but you want one, assuming you want razor sharp handling and awesome responsiveness that is. :love:

http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv223/jmitting/DSCF0067.jpg...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-07-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By cyclops
3lbs/ft, no less...

3lbs/ft, no less...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-07-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By cyclops
A tale of two frames; 1: A Carrera Katalyst,...

A tale of two frames;

1: A Carrera Katalyst, about 1990 ish, strong, very heavy, - I think it was made from water pipe, slow - road based geometry; a function of its era.

2: A Giant Iguana'...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-31-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By cyclops
Nice bike - enjoy. I never realised you were...

Nice bike - enjoy.

I never realised you were cool D :D
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-03-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By cyclops
Don't get me wrong, I love high end tech but I...

Don't get me wrong, I love high end tech but I cant justify it for my skill/ability level so "classics" and home builds is where I live. Plus I enjoy the building and coaxing something unique out of...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-03-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By cyclops
Meh, nobody loves it. In itself there's no way...

Meh, nobody loves it. In itself there's no way it's rare, but it is increasingly rare to find one so unmolested.

But the court of public opinion has spoken, off with its bits! It's going to make...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-03-13, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By cyclops
Should I let this be?

I bought this a few days ago and posted in "post your rigs" as you do.

http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv223/jmitting/DSCF0276_zps975d0610.jpg...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-28-13, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,128,881
Posted By cyclops
New (to me) bike! 1993? done about 10-20 hrs I'd...

New (to me) bike! 1993? done about 10-20 hrs I'd say.
http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv223/jmitting/DSCF0276_zps975d0610.jpg...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-27-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By cyclops
My choice

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/RST-First-29-Mountain-Bike-Disc-Remote-Lock-Fork-1-1-8-29erx120mm-/161100298303?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Parts&hash=item258253783f


I don't know the 29'r but the 26 is a...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-26-13, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By cyclops
I'm going to have to get one when they get Aus....

I'm going to have to get one when they get Aus. Looks perfect for beach and big sand.

47lbs! thats nearly two Voodoos!
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-01-13, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By cyclops
Thanks Ed, Zephyr. Currently it has a 2012?...

Thanks Ed, Zephyr.

Currently it has a 2012? Marzocchi DJ 1 on it. but for the last couple years I have'nt been able do uphill real well due to a deteriorating knee. So I thought I might put...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-28-13, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By cyclops
So..whaddyareckon? Can my 08 Komodo handle a 160mm travel front end?

Hi! to all those still here. Its like the thread said, can an 08 Komodo handle 160mm of travel or is it too much?
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