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Forum: Mountain Biking 01-18-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,554
Posted By dexmax
499156 It is always hot and humid here at...

499156

It is always hot and humid here at the islands :)
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-30-15, 04:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,332
Posted By dexmax
being a bike shop owner, I get this question a...

being a bike shop owner, I get this question a lot..

You can go beyond USD 5000 with any MTB discipline..

To make my answer specific, let's consider AM/Trail and Enduro Spec'd bikes.

A bike...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-30-15, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,912
Posted By dexmax
Here's my custom build Knolly Chilcotin Orange...

Here's my custom build Knolly Chilcotin Orange Team Limited Edition
I put on a Marzocchi 350NCR Fork
with XT 11speed drivetrain.
Opted to have a 2x setup with a 11-40T rear.
KS LEV dropper with a...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-02-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By dexmax
The delirium, like all knolly's are designed for...

The delirium, like all knolly's are designed for medium to aggressive trails. The delirium is a bit on the heavy side (4kg+), and doesn't have the four by four suspension yet. Designed to take 160mm...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-02-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By dexmax
Of all the 15mm fork/hub axle designs, I like...

Of all the 15mm fork/hub axle designs, I like what FOX did, I feel it is easiest to install. But all other manufacture specific axle designs (marz, manitou, rs) works too.

Are you trying to swap...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-02-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By dexmax
Thanks. 300psi, got it. I do have a...

Thanks.
300psi, got it.

I do have a small issue of air leaking out just as I unscrew.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-02-15, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,912
Posted By dexmax
Knolly Chilcotin Orange custom build Marz...

Knolly Chilcotin Orange
custom build

Marz 350NCR
Dartmoor RedDevil Bars and Stem
KS Lev
Shimano XT
Hope Pro2Evo hubs, Sapim Spokes, WTB Freq Team i23, Specialized Butcher/Purgatory

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Forum: Mountain Biking 06-02-15, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By dexmax
FOX Fload CTD Factory Rear Shox Pressure setting (limit?)

Hi everyone,

Just would like to inquire if there is a set limit for the FOX Float CTD Rear shox (factory - kashima).
On my Knolly Chilcotin, I am still not satisfied and I feel the rear is too...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-16-14, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 264,908
Posted By dexmax
In one of our regular rides.. ...

In one of our regular rides..

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t31.0-8/10648172_10204619466310898_1009692443787037870_o.jpg
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-26-14, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By dexmax
Hi Speedy83, If I were in your shoes I would...

Hi Speedy83,

If I were in your shoes I would choose the Rocky Mountain Element 30.

It will have inferior components compared to the Merida, however, the rear suspension make your ride better....
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-26-14, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By dexmax
I weigh over 200lbs and I love the Specialized BG...

I weigh over 200lbs and I love the Specialized BG Saddles. These saddles are cheaper.
I recently switched to WTB Sliverado SLT (Titanium) and it feels better and a lot lighter at 190grams. The...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-26-14, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By dexmax
We made a mountain bike video, just sharing

When I went to the bike park to make my reservation last Friday for the team's Sunday ride, the park ranger told me that there is a video making contest for the park.
So I signed the team up but we...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-04-14, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By dexmax
Try checking out MAXXIS Highrollers. I am on my...

Try checking out MAXXIS Highrollers. I am on my 3rd pair... very satisfied.

I am from the tropics.. go through mud and wet sections all the time.. I've used it on loose gravel roads, shallow...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-04-14, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 264,908
Posted By dexmax
http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh631/dexmaxlx...

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh631/dexmaxlx5/IMG_1894-1_zps307cd2cc.jpg

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh631/dexmaxlx5/IMG_2250_zpsa8bb97fe.jpg
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-19-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By dexmax
I found a good deal on the spokes too Mr. Dminor,...

I found a good deal on the spokes too Mr. Dminor, however, I can't share it because I took the last 2 sets.. paid half off the Sapim butted spokes.

Despite placing an order on the AlexFR30, I...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-16-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By dexmax
I agree with you completely. Being clipped in is...

I agree with you completely. Being clipped in is more efficient, and if only I had the skill (and the guts) to go all the way clipless on technical trails, I would -- but I had too many close calls...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-15-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By dexmax
Thanks everyone.. I have taken everyone's advice...

Thanks everyone.. I have taken everyone's advice and will run with what I got.

However, I still put in an order today for Alexrims FR30 (sweet deal for $40) as I have decided to build a complete...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-13-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By dexmax
Hi OP, I have been on clipless (SPD-R) since my...

Hi OP,
I have been on clipless (SPD-R) since my roadie years, over 10 years ago. When I shifted to XC, I was all clipless (SPD). Last year, I started going platform when I discovered it was...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-13-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By dexmax
To be clear, yes, I am replacing my rims because...

To be clear, yes, I am replacing my rims because I want to get these tires to fit correctly.
These rims are already about a year old, and this is a perfect excuse for an upgrade. lolz.

So far,...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-13-14, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By dexmax
AM rim recommendations

I have been using my ZTR Crest for about a year now. When I got my new set (my 3rd set now) of Highrollers, I was forced to get the Highroller2 2.4 because the shop ran out of the old 2.35 version.
...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-05-13, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,912
Posted By dexmax
http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh631/dexmaxlx...

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh631/dexmaxlx5/P1120387_zpsb9697a9d.jpg
Finally completed!! My XC and AM crossover bike...
Here's the build:
Specialized Camber Frame w/ Fox Triad2 120mm 26"...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-12-13, 04:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,069
Posted By dexmax
It has been over a year since I went back into...

It has been over a year since I went back into cycling.. and cycling continues to improve my life as I get stronger..
I have never been happier.

My family and friends are also pleased with the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-08-13, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By dexmax
Thanks everyone for the suggestions.. I...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions..

I ended up with a subpar solution as compared before, but it still works.. (sort of)

I got a bike stand for the rear, holds the rear wheel. So the bike is...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-07-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,912
Posted By dexmax
Finally got the new Talas installed.. with custom...

Finally got the new Talas installed.. with custom red decals to match the color scheme..

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh631/dexmaxlx5/P1100678_zpsc79404d2.jpg
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-06-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By dexmax
Xeccon Niguer 300

Recently, I was able to get my hands on a Xeccon Niguer 300. Claimed to be 1100lumens, but I would say that this is by far the brightest bike light that I have owned; and I have been through a few.
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