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    With decent skills and high confidence its no big...

    With decent skills and high confidence its no big deal really
  2. Thread: Clips?

    by cryptid01
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    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
  3. Thread: Clips?

    by cryptid01
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    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...
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    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...
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    That was indeed an inspired run by Stewart. I...

    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...
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    Same as my opinion on used underwear

    Same as my opinion on used underwear
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    1) None of them, see 3). 2) Park tool makes a...

    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"...
  8. 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...
  9. 05-07 coil sprung marzocchi 66 or 888

    05-07 coil sprung marzocchi 66 or 888
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    1. go to as many bike shops as practicable 2....

    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
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    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....
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    Heated snowmobile grips on their way...

    Heated snowmobile grips on their way...
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    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.
  14. 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...
  15. Why wouldn't a lighter, stiffer wheel increase...

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



    sucks for you on both counts
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    Another option: Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring...

    Another option: Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring
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    Have you tried naming the cables?

    Have you tried naming the cables?
  18. i love em dont cut em

    i love em

    dont cut em
  19. Yeah, like selling cold beer for example.

    Yeah, like selling cold beer for example.
  20. Yep, wrong forum. Try "Craigslist"

    Yep, wrong forum. Try "Craigslist"
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    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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    What do you think was superlative in 02-05?

    What do you think was superlative in 02-05?
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    We will put it in front of the review panel but I...

    We will put it in front of the review panel but I suspect so
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    I bet that looks weird - why do you need more...

    I bet that looks weird - why do you need more than one?
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    Funny you should mention that - I am in WV with...

    Funny you should mention that - I am in WV with wheeliemert right now and we were discussing a fall trip. My moto race season ends in mid September. You're thinking sometime after the seasonals open...
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