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Forum: Mountain Biking 01-21-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,008
Posted By cryptid01
We have a private group on FB. pm junkyard...

We have a private group on FB.

pm junkyard for details.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-22-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,158
Posted By cryptid01
12 years later nothings really changed. I now...

12 years later nothings really changed. I now ride on Industry 9 hubs. They have super fast engagement, they're strong, and yes they are LOUD.

BTW, noisy pawls don't increase friction - quiet...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-05-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By cryptid01
Short answer is whatever works best for you is...

Short answer is whatever works best for you is fine.

There is some discussion amongst DH riders/racers as to whether a DOT or SNELL certified moto helmet is optimal for the types of impacts...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-05-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,246
Posted By cryptid01
:rolleyes: :lol:

:rolleyes:



:lol:
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-19-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By cryptid01
With decent skills and high confidence its no big...

With decent skills and high confidence its no big deal really
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-16-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By cryptid01
I've ridden them all, I'd choose these over...

I've ridden them all, I'd choose these over Times:

http://www.vintagebicyclerebuilds.com.au/storepix/8501030.jpg
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-16-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By cryptid01
I prefer the positive disengagement of SPD's (a...

I prefer the positive disengagement of SPD's (a click that pops you out of the pedal) to the vague, smearing sensation of the CB pedals' release. And if your riding includes any hike a bike, the CB...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-16-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,008
Posted By cryptid01
It would be fun, but for the cost of a Timbersled...

It would be fun, but for the cost of a Timbersled I can get a decent used sled plus a set of Trelleborgs.

It snowed here again today but I'm heading down to my old stomping grounds next week to...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-09-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,008
Posted By cryptid01
That was indeed an inspired run by Stewart. ...

That was indeed an inspired run by Stewart.

I think Dirt Wurkz has been doing a good job lately, mixing it up with the dragons backs and variable spacing through the rhythm sections. Makes for...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-22-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,089
Posted By cryptid01
Same as my opinion on used underwear

Same as my opinion on used underwear
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-17-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By cryptid01
1) None of them, see 3). 2) Park tool makes...

1) None of them, see 3).

2) Park tool makes a decent small kit with self adhesive patches, better still to carry a spare tube. Don't forget a means of reinflation. Don't mess with "after the flat"...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-16-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By cryptid01
Yes. In 08 there were manufacturing changes at...

Yes. In 08 there were manufacturing changes at Marzocchi IIRC and by many accounts their reliability suffered.

With regards to rear shock, I wouldn't get too fancy, a simple rebound adjustable fox...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-16-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By cryptid01
05-07 coil sprung marzocchi 66 or 888

05-07 coil sprung marzocchi 66 or 888
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-16-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By cryptid01
1. go to as many bike shops as practicable ...

1. go to as many bike shops as practicable

2. test ride a bunch of bikes in your price range

3. choose the one you find most comfortable

4. have fun
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-16-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,247
Posted By cryptid01
Since I started this thread, the only maintenance...

Since I started this thread, the only maintenance I have done to my chain is pressure washing incidental to cleaning the rest of my bike. No rust or gunk, still runs and shifts smoothly and quietly....
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-04-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,008
Posted By cryptid01
Heated snowmobile grips on their way...

Heated snowmobile grips on their way...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-17-13, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By cryptid01
Fewer holes/cutouts usually = greater thermal...

Fewer holes/cutouts usually = greater thermal mass which allows the rotor to absorb more heat before overcooking.

Choose wisely.
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-10-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By cryptid01
I'll opine that if you pay 2K retail for a...

I'll opine that if you pay 2K retail for a wheelset, you probably haven't been riding long enough to fully appreciate it. Because if you had, you'd have developed relationships in the industry so...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-10-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By cryptid01
Why wouldn't a lighter, stiffer wheel increase...

Why wouldn't a lighter, stiffer wheel increase performance?



sucks for you on both counts
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-26-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By cryptid01
Another option: Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring...

Another option: Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring (http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring-Tested-2013.html)
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-23-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,252
Posted By cryptid01
Have you tried naming the cables?

Have you tried naming the cables?
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-23-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By cryptid01
i love em dont cut em

i love em

dont cut em
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-16-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By cryptid01
Yeah, like selling cold beer for example.

Yeah, like selling cold beer for example.
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-16-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By cryptid01
Yep, wrong forum. Try "Craigslist"

Yep, wrong forum. Try "Craigslist"
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-16-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By cryptid01
This forum is for discussions relating to...

This forum is for discussions relating to MOUNTAIN BIKING

I wore a camelblak in NC for many years, pretty sure lots of other folks still do.
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