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09-14-08, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Too Rass Goat

Enjoy the new brakes that actually stop :lol:

Enjoy the new brakes that actually stop :lol:
09-13-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,504
Posted By Too Rass Goat

First of all, by "integrated" I mean the shift...

First of all, by "integrated" I mean the shift pod and brake lever are one unit. They can not be separated, so using the old integrated pod/lever won't work with V's real well as it's a center pull...
09-12-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,504
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Yep and it's super easy. I upgraded my 94 GT...

Yep and it's super easy. I upgraded my 94 GT Timberline FS this Summer. New 7 speed shifter pods and Avid Single Digit levers since the old pods & levers were integrated. You'll probably need to...
08-09-08, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Laurel Mtn has far better XC and more of it.

Laurel Mtn has far better XC and more of it.
08-06-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,908
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Riding rail trails or multi-use trails? No. Lots...

Riding rail trails or multi-use trails? No. Lots of urban/road? Yes. Actual MTB'ing? Always.
07-28-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Slik Cable is cheap, like only a buck or two more...

Slik Cable is cheap, like only a buck or two more than regular cable & housing. It's teflon coated for friction free use. As Speedubnate told you at MTBR, go full length and you don't need all that...
07-27-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Have you called some LBS in your area? I...

Have you called some LBS in your area?

I have a 94 GT that had integrated shift/canti levers. I use this bike for rail trails/commuting now and wanted V's because, well, cantis blow.

I got...
07-26-08, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Too Rass Goat

+1 in the slik cable. Good price, good...

+1 in the slik cable. Good price, good performance.
06-18-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Too Rass Goat

If you are coming over here, the best riding is...

If you are coming over here, the best riding is nearby at Laurel Mountain. 7S has ~12 miles total of riding. 1/2 of it is good ST, the rest is a mix of fire roads & ATV double track or simply a...
06-06-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,870
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Baggies with liners inside to me, don't fit well,...

Baggies with liners inside to me, don't fit well, too loose. I wear lycra/chamois underneath and whatever shorts I want over top.

Just wearing lycra alone to ride? Uhm, no.

Keep the trails...
05-31-08, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Too Rass Goat

call around to small machine shops in your area. ...

call around to small machine shops in your area. They can turn custom bushings very easily. Probably still run you $20, but...worth a shot. That's how we took care of a buddie's SID. Shops have...
04-13-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Hookworms were the first thing I thought of. +2...

Hookworms were the first thing I thought of. +2 on the worms.
04-06-08, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By Too Rass Goat

I'm with phatman and biker66. Enduro seals and...

I'm with phatman and biker66. Enduro seals and replace them yourself. Super easy to do and only costs you like $30 with seals and oil.
11-09-07, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Too Rass Goat

If you're just getting into MTB and getting your...

If you're just getting into MTB and getting your bike now, check out Ray's in Cleveland www.raysmtb.com . It will prepare you for what you will find in WV or here in Western PA.
11-04-07, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Really? I got the fill levels for both my...

Really? I got the fill levels for both my 'Zocchi's from there when I rebuilt them. I just looked at the Marathon Race, you're right. WTF is that about, it says see table, but there is no table...
11-04-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Check this article, yeah it's Russian, but the...

Check this article, yeah it's Russian, but the manuals are in English. http://www.birota.ru/manuals/marzocchi/index.php#2006
10-12-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Too Rass Goat

"to".

"to".
10-11-07, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Charleston to Morgantown in an hour?? I don't...

Charleston to Morgantown in an hour?? I don't think so.
09-30-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Too Rass Goat

If XC is your thing, no reason not to keep...

If XC is your thing, no reason not to keep upgrading. That frame is bulletproof for XC.
09-24-07, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Dawgs are BIG. I'm 6-2, 34" inseam on a...

Dawgs are BIG. I'm 6-2, 34" inseam on a 19".
09-11-07, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 881
Posted By Too Rass Goat

My 94 GT has Alivio and back then it was middle...

My 94 GT has Alivio and back then it was middle of the road stuff. It's still kicking (yes, the original parts) today as a rail trails bike.

That said, yes the higher stuff like XT works...
08-22-07, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Bag the $20 you might get for it and keep it for...

Bag the $20 you might get for it and keep it for a back up when you have to replace seals or something on a good fork. Yes, it will happen and rather than miss a ride while waiting for parts, swap...
07-28-07, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Me too. Crap, I thought I had the only one. I...

Me too. Crap, I thought I had the only one. I guess it's time to sell it.
07-07-07, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,812
Posted By Too Rass Goat

I started on SPD's, moved on to Eggs after...

I started on SPD's, moved on to Eggs after awhile. I wanted to love them. The 4 sided entry, the lighter weight, etc. Fact is (for me) they don't allow me out as easily as SPD's in the technical...
04-23-07, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By Too Rass Goat

I'm in the SRAM camp also. Too easy to remove...

I'm in the SRAM camp also. Too easy to remove after a good ride and swish vigorously in an empty 32 oz. gatorade bottle with hot water and concentrated degreaser. Get it real clean, dry it, lube...
04-10-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Too Rass Goat

It's a stock Trek/GF disc brake adaptor, costs a...

It's a stock Trek/GF disc brake adaptor, costs a few bucks and available (or can be ordered) from any Trek/GF dealer. If I still had the part # written down I'd post it for you, but any Trek/GF...
04-03-07, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,011
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Both of our dogs went with us on rides when they...

Both of our dogs went with us on rides when they were younger. ALways off leash. They loved it. Both were extremely well trained and obedient before attempting riding with them. Once we took them...
04-03-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Here's what I do on my wife's Jamis w/ BB5's. ...

Here's what I do on my wife's Jamis w/ BB5's. They need realigned often since you do minute adjustments for pad wear via the adjustable inboard pad adjustment and pulling more cable.

Ensure the...
10-02-06, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By Too Rass Goat

I'd look for a better one than that, looks really...

I'd look for a better one than that, looks really cheap. I prefer the Park version or any one with a hole through the entire tool. This allows you to put the QR skewer back through the hub and...
10-01-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,297
Posted By Too Rass Goat

If mine last more than 4 hours, I'm calling every...

If mine last more than 4 hours, I'm calling every hooker, stripper and easy chick in town and throwing one hell of a party.
09-28-06, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Pricepoint usually has the Fire XC Pros on sale...

Pricepoint usually has the Fire XC Pros on sale two tires for $35. That's a good deal on a good all around XC tire. They also have the Panaracer Cinder on sale now for $19.98 2.1 and 2.25's...
09-27-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Too Rass Goat

http://cgi.ebay.com/JAMIS-EXILE-XC-19-REYNOLDS-631...

http://cgi.ebay.com/JAMIS-EXILE-XC-19-REYNOLDS-631-STEEL-2006-NEVER-RIDDEN_W0QQitemZ290033458146QQihZ019QQcategoryZ98083QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
09-27-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Do you have a Jamis dealer anywhere nearby? This...

Do you have a Jamis dealer anywhere nearby? This Spring Jamis was offering leftover 05 Exile's for $750. Might still be 05's around or very soon leftover 06's. Just a thought. Nice ride, Steel...
09-27-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Too Rass Goat

+1 on the Brian Lopes book.

+1 on the Brian Lopes book.
09-26-06, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By Too Rass Goat

www.purelycustom.com

www.purelycustom.com
08-05-06, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By Too Rass Goat

I wouldn't consider it a down grade. The MX Pro...

I wouldn't consider it a down grade. The MX Pro is a great fork, the only real difference I believe is the design of the damping valve. My wife runs the MX Pro and frankly, I like the damping on my...
07-08-06, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By Too Rass Goat

bahhhhhhhhh.... No worries, I'll get them...

bahhhhhhhhh....

No worries, I'll get them somewhere for $50-$60. She hates these welgos and constantly sticks in the left pedal. She wants red pedals to match all the red bling she has going...
07-07-06, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Choppah, If you decide to go the time route,...

Choppah,

If you decide to go the time route, I'll buy those eb's off ya for Mara. I just put eb's on the Dawg and ditched the Shimano's...wow, do I like the eggs! Much smoother entry/release...
07-04-06, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Too Rass Goat

I have one, my wife also has one. We've been...

I have one, my wife also has one. We've been using them for about 5 months now and no issues at all. Mine is the 100 oz model and has tons of storage space. It holds much more than I need to lug...
06-26-06, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By Too Rass Goat

FYI, Nashbar has the same blue spindle EB C's for...

FYI, Nashbar has the same blue spindle EB C's for $59.95...and you won't have to deal with Performance's lack of performance when it comes to shipping them to you.

I'm expect mine to arrive...
06-24-06, 07:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Edit my last post for a pre-caffiene brain fart...

Edit my last post for a pre-caffiene brain fart please. The Dawg D is $1800, I was thinking of the Kik D at $1500.
06-24-06, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By Too Rass Goat

06 Dawg D here. A few months on it and about 300...

06 Dawg D here. A few months on it and about 300 miles. Like the previous poster, the suspension was real firm when new, but after ~15 miles, it really got nice and plush. I've had no issues at...
06-23-06, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By Too Rass Goat

A little incentive...

We are meeting Sunday at 8:30 AM at Laurel if you're interested <nudge, nudge>

~14 miles of technical goodness
06-23-06, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Just pick one already and meet me at Laurel HO...

Just pick one already and meet me at Laurel HO :rolleyes:

I'd go for the 5" bike, but you already guessed that. I think you already know the Rush is more to your liking. Lighter, faster, more...
06-23-06, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By Too Rass Goat

What happened to the Dos Niner??? Quit thinking,...

What happened to the Dos Niner??? Quit thinking, buy something and ride already :D
06-17-06, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Too Rass Goat

You might want to start with a $10 keyboard. ...

You might want to start with a $10 keyboard. Your shift key and "W" key are clearly not working on your old one.
06-05-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,884
Posted By Too Rass Goat

We have 06 Kikapu's in our rental fleet at work. ...

We have 06 Kikapu's in our rental fleet at work. I prefer the Kik Deluxe myself, but for a first timer, the entry level Kik isn't a bad bike. Last year's Kik is this year's Kik Deluxe and the 05...
05-31-06, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Too Rass Goat

10-15 miles anywhere from 2.5-4 hours. It's not...

10-15 miles anywhere from 2.5-4 hours. It's not uncommon for us to have 10 or more riders and we stop to play on the rocks, drops, bridges, etc that are set up all over the place. All the miles are...
05-07-06, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By Too Rass Goat

Currently a 94 GT Timberline that is dying...

Currently a 94 GT Timberline that is dying quickly after 12 years of flawless service. The rear hub is shot and clunking/wobbly, the brakes are useless, rear derailure flops all over the place and...
04-21-06, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Too Rass Goat

The Kona's aren't really women's specific. The...

The Kona's aren't really women's specific. The Lisa DS is just a Kikapu frame with lighter shocks, smaller grips etc. The 14" Lisa DS frame has an insane standover of 29". Kikapu's are tall. My...
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