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06-04-06, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By sscomp

If a track is steep and gravely I oftten find it...

If a track is steep and gravely I oftten find it best to lean BACK to prevent the rear wheel spinning too much (by causing more force between the ground and the back wheel and thus greater traction)....
06-03-06, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By sscomp

Is this bike worth this price?

This is the advert (Prices are in AUD - 1 AUD = 0.75 USD):

Cannondale Jekyll 1000 - $2,250
Medium size frame.
This is a fantastic all mountain bike.
135mm travel front and rear with instant...
04-07-06, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By sscomp

Personally I don't mind the appearance at all.

Personally I don't mind the appearance at all.
04-07-06, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By sscomp

I was mistaken, thanks for pointing that out.

I was mistaken, thanks for pointing that out.
04-03-06, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By sscomp

Why do this years Cannondale Prophets have less travel?

If I recall correctly last years had ~16cm, while this years has 14cm. does anyone know the reason for this change?
04-03-06, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By sscomp

Yeah I have an American friend and half our...

Yeah I have an American friend and half our conversation time seems to invlove explaining what we mean by such-and-such a word.

Eg. Americans say "county", Australians say "shire", the list goes...
Forum: Introductions
04-01-06, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Hi
Views: 158
Posted By sscomp

Yeah problem seems to have gone

Yeah problem seems to have gone
04-01-06, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By sscomp

I mean the things that you attach to your bike to attach bags to.

Woa! I am having no luck with terminology in this forum. When you said roof rack I was rather curious as I have never heard of a roof rack for a bike! But then I saw th images you attached.

I mean...
04-01-06, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By sscomp

Waa! Where do you all come from? A...

Waa!

Where do you all come from?

A "mono" is a rear "wheel stand" (while pedaling).

That's what I've known it as growing up in Australia.

What do you call it?
04-01-06, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By sscomp

Options with racks, for full suspension bikes?

I am looking at getting a full suspension bike. but before I do I want to sus out what options there will be for racks.

I know seat post racks are available, but dont think these can hold much...
04-01-06, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By sscomp

Thanks for the suggestions. I'm not sure...

Thanks for the suggestions.

I'm not sure that the 800 has lock out though, on the front or rear.
04-01-06, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By sscomp

Canondale Prophet 400, 600, or 800?

In Australia they cost:

400: $2400
600: $2900
800: $3600

I am no expert on componentry, so it's hard for me to decide which model would be better to get.

But the 2 things that stand out...
04-01-06, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By sscomp

How does rear suspension effect doing monos?

And what is the best type of mountain bike for doing monos in general?
04-01-06, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By sscomp

Well I didn't expect this one to work, but none...

Well I didn't expect this one to work, but none the less I cant seem to post threads sometimes.
04-01-06, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By sscomp

Help 123456789012334567890

I cant post a thread when the title is long.
Forum: Introductions
03-31-06, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Hi
Views: 158
Posted By sscomp

Hi

Why don't my posts work when my title contains a few words?
03-31-06, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By sscomp

argh

What are the advantages of single speed bikes?

More importantly, when is it better to get a single speed bike than a bike with gears?

my posts dont seem to work when the title contains a few...
03-31-06, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By sscomp

Why get a single speed bike?

Posting isn't working well for me
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