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01-09-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By rt_hat

By cool do you mean it looks cool or it will keep...

By cool do you mean it looks cool or it will keep your head cool ?
06-30-06, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,920
Posted By rt_hat

I was in your position a few years ago - I...

I was in your position a few years ago - I couldn't wait to get outside and biking right away.

Going for the quick fix, I bought a Diamondback Outlook 04. Half a year later I wished I saved up a...
06-22-06, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rt_hat

I know this is a silly suggestion but check your...

I know this is a silly suggestion but check your old punctured tubes too - I thought I didn't have any thing stuck between my tire and tube but when I double-checked the locations of the punctures on...
06-11-06, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 604
Posted By rt_hat

I have the Burton H2O Pack: ...

I have the Burton H2O Pack:
http://www.burton.com/ca/gear/products.asp?productID=388&shortMaterialNumber=B6848301 .
Volume: 18L/1,100 cu. in.

I guess its actually a snowboarding pack and it...
04-20-06, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By rt_hat

Thanks folks, My flight has been booked with...

Thanks folks,

My flight has been booked with Air Canada so I guess I don't have much of a choice - I think I will still have it shipped separately, mostly because I'm still a poor student so I...
04-19-06, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By rt_hat

Canadian airlines and bikes

I will be travelling to another province in Canada this summer and I would like to bring my bike along with me.

Originally I thought I could pack it in a box and take it with me on the plane, but...
08-10-05, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,251
Posted By rt_hat

Just another warning about Sportschek - I got a...

Just another warning about Sportschek - I got a bike from them before (when I didn't know better) and it was assembled incorrectly. So make sure that you give it a good look over or have someone who...
05-29-05, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By rt_hat

Unless its had a lot of upgrades done on it, I...

Unless its had a lot of upgrades done on it, I wouldn't say its worth $1k.

I think I spent ~$1100 for a new 2005 rockhopper comp...
05-21-05, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By rt_hat

My friend didn't have disc brake mounts on his...

My friend didn't have disc brake mounts on his frame, so he welded them on !

I'm not sure if it was a good idea, but he did a pretty good job, and they're still there even a few years later.
05-07-05, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By rt_hat

What I do to up my performance is commute to and...

What I do to up my performance is commute to and from school. Once I get home, I switch bikes and ride for an hour or so, going all out uphill.

I find it really has helped a lot - now I can bike...
04-29-05, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By rt_hat

My friend ordered the 2004 Alpine 550 to Canada...

My friend ordered the 2004 Alpine 550 to Canada last fall.

Pretty good value for the money I guess - but he paid a lot extra for shipping and currency conversion to get it into Canada. His biggest...
04-28-05, 10:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,729
Posted By rt_hat

I had a friend from Beijing that came here to...

I had a friend from Beijing that came here to study.
She had a Giant bike and a couple of her friends were rocking Giants and Treks. But then again their families were pretty wealthy (more money...
04-28-05, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,465
Posted By rt_hat

^^^ The frame is a lot different too. I...

^^^
The frame is a lot different too.

I got one a few weeks ago - felt really 'peppy' in the first few weeks that I rode it. In fact I liked it so much I was riding it to work, back home, and...
04-27-05, 02:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,326
Posted By rt_hat

Ride with whatever you feel comfortable with. ...

Ride with whatever you feel comfortable with.

If you really want to wear the tight shorts, why not wear a baggier pair of shorts over them?
04-24-05, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By rt_hat

Hehe I rode my bike to and from work as usual on...

Hehe I rode my bike to and from work as usual on Earth Day.

But my day took an unexpected twist when I was riding a trail with a friend in the evening and dislocated my arm :(


I wasn't...
04-22-05, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By rt_hat

I have a Rockhopper Comp, the preload gives you...

I have a Rockhopper Comp, the preload gives you limited adjustment on the stiffness. For me when I hop curbs and stuff the fork goes in a little less than 1/2 way in. Ohya and I weigh ~150lbs.
...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-05, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,563
Posted By rt_hat

Be careful about wrapping it around your bike's...

Be careful about wrapping it around your bike's frame though!

I used to wrap a cable lock around my handlebars, but after about 5 months of riding, I noticed the paint was getting rubbed off....
04-11-05, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By rt_hat

If its your first bike go for it ! :)

If its your first bike go for it ! :)
04-08-05, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By rt_hat

Yea, sorry I'm an idiot.

Yea, sorry I'm an idiot.
04-08-05, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By rt_hat

Did you get a chance to ride both? Specs for...

Did you get a chance to ride both?

Specs for 2004 Rockhopper:
http://www.specialized.com/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=6012&JServSessionIdroot=3lz1c0ipm3.j27011
Specs for 2005 Rockhopper:...
04-06-05, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,308
Posted By rt_hat

I just got a rockhopper comp yesterday, the...

I just got a rockhopper comp yesterday, the v-brakes are pretty responsive and I can't tell the difference between his disks and my v-brakes. This was just during dry weather though.

The fork...
04-06-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 315,228
Posted By rt_hat

I just got this yesterday, but now I've got a...

I just got this yesterday, but now I've got a killer cold :(
I was sick all last week from my first spring ride and riding my new bike home made me even sicker :( I think I'm just going to take it...
04-06-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,181
Posted By rt_hat

go to http://maps.google.com type in your...

go to http://maps.google.com
type in your street, city and country in the search bar
click on satellite in the upper right to see the satellite pics

they might be a couple of years old though
04-01-05, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By rt_hat

What about rubbing alcohol ?

What about rubbing alcohol ?
Forum: Foo
03-29-05, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By rt_hat

I'd go with a nice flash based one, avoid...

I'd go with a nice flash based one, avoid anything from Digitalway (MPIO), their devices have a cheapy feel and the sound isn't too good.
Cowon IAudio players are pretty good and they look slick too...
03-25-05, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,639
Posted By rt_hat

aww nuts (smacks forehead)

aww nuts (smacks forehead)
03-24-05, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,639
Posted By rt_hat

I think the Shred and the Stuff have the same...

I think the Shred and the Stuff have the same frame.
03-24-05, 06:11 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 106,182
Posted By rt_hat

Hi there, I just have a couple of questions… ...

Hi there,
I just have a couple of questions…

The LBS is pushing out their older models to make space for the 05’s, and a couple of the models I was looking at are:
Specialized Hardrock Sport...
03-24-05, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,364
Posted By rt_hat

I used to have a cheap Specialized one, but I...

I used to have a cheap Specialized one, but I lost it one night after riding home from work.
I guess it must have popped off on the way bumpy home. I never noticed its absence until I got home :(
...
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