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    Well guys, maybe I fell off the deep end. But I...

    Well guys, maybe I fell off the deep end. But I just pulled the trigger on a Rockshox Reba Team fork. Should arrive in about a week! I had to spend just a little more, $310 with free-shipping from...
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    Thanks for responses guys! cobba - That does...

    Thanks for responses guys!

    cobba - That does look like a nice fork you linked. I am definitely getting tempted to up my budget just a bit and might buy it. Before I do what do you guys think...
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    Another new fork thread!

    Here is the bike i've been riding and upgrading:
    2002 Rockhopper Comp.

    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/IMG_20150520_062810_zpslu1fyllj.jpg

    I've had the bike about 6...
  4. Yes bikers are supposed to yield to hikers. I...

    Yes bikers are supposed to yield to hikers. I yield to hikers whenever possible, and always make sure I am willing and able to do so. However, it is much easier/quicker for hikers to step aside than...
  5. Hows your Apex project coming PUREBIKES? A...

    Hows your Apex project coming PUREBIKES? A couple weeks ago I acquired the same bike. I have been keeping an eye out for an Apex at a good price for a couple years, since I sold my '87 that was a...
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    This thread is kinda old now. But ya, that is...

    This thread is kinda old now.

    But ya, that is pretty funny!
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    I'm guessing it will rip if you ride on it. Based...

    I'm guessing it will rip if you ride on it. Based on personal experience with similar looking Brooks saddles. Hopefully I'm wrong!
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    1st generation Rockhopper (1985): ...

    1st generation Rockhopper (1985):

    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg
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    Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded...

    Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded shorts is what I wear . They are light weight, many are flexible (have some stretch), have little friction on your saddle. durable, and offer great...
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    Thank you! This is why I was unsure. I had...

    Thank you!
    This is why I was unsure. I had looked up reviews on the HS1 and I just didn't see a lot of information or history behind them. Of the reviews I did read some people were complaining...
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    Thanks guys. I am going to order the set. ...

    Thanks guys. I am going to order the set.

    roccobike - I am not currently running Avid V's though I ordered some and they should be arriving today. I am currently running lower lever shimano V's....
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    Avid BB7's with HS-1 Rotors

    I am shopping for my first set of disk brakes, and I am going to install them on my 2002 Rockhopper (yes it has disc mounts!). I definitely want to go with the BB7's and would also like to get the...
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    I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a...

    I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a quality, lightly used set of disc compatible wheels today. I am going to send the V's back and order a set of Avid bb7's.
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    I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished...

    I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished up and put back together:

    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9350_zps443a58a4.jpg
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  15. My wife's 1984 Stumpjumper, freshly overhauled,...

    My wife's 1984 Stumpjumper, freshly overhauled, and polished:

    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9354_zpsc0dcde5f.jpg

    My current project is this recently acquired 1985...
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    Thanks for the insight guys. I had actually...

    Thanks for the insight guys. I had actually already considered that somebody might have installed canti levers, but I haven't bothered to try and figure it out. Though I probably should find out...
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    I like cantilevers as well. I have had them on...

    I like cantilevers as well. I have had them on several bikes, as I am typically a bit of a C&V guy and have owned and ridden several mid 80's to early 90's mtb's. One thing I really like about the...
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    Thanks, I really like my Rockhopper. I just...

    Thanks, I really like my Rockhopper. I just bought it off craigslist a month or so ago and it had hardly been ridden. It is a solid bike that seems to be up to taking a beating. I really think I...
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    Might as well keep this thread alive. I have...

    Might as well keep this thread alive.

    I have been on the verge of making an upgrade to disk brakes on my '02 Rockhopper since it does have the mounts, but good V-brakes are so cheap now I decided...
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    I found this one on Craigslist for super cheap...

    I found this one on Craigslist for super cheap this morning. Everything is original, mostly in great shape and ready to be polished up. Except the great tragedy: the seller told me the wheels were...
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    Cool! Have fun out there.

    Cool! Have fun out there.
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    +1 You should be able to get a replacement...

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    You should be able to get a replacement shifter cheap, then do a tune up and ride the bike you have (will be very cheap if you do the work yourself). You can have a lot of fun on a rigid bike...
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    What bike did you get?

    What bike did you get?
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    Pretty funny!

    Pretty funny!
  25. Yes, thats a good point. I do use those on a...

    Yes, thats a good point. I do use those on a couple of my bikes. The thing I like about the Ultraglide freewheel better is that is has the 28t cog. I really hate to lose the 28t because it is ideal...
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