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07-22-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

REALLY tired lately

Hey guys.

In a couple of months I will be a qualified mountain biking instructor, therefore for the last 2 or 3 weeks i have been riding or running every night pretty much and riding to work and...
07-18-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Hello mate.. Split the bike, the parts are...

Hello mate..

Split the bike, the parts are normally worth more than the whole bike... Depending on the condition of the frame (I have one too) i bought mine last year with the obvious scratches...
03-06-07, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

A company called land rover does, Im not sure if...

A company called land rover does, Im not sure if they are actually land rover as we know them though.

Carrera, Claud butler and landrover are British companys, similar to Jamis for you, we dont...
03-05-07, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Welcome to the forum. As this is a mainly...

Welcome to the forum.

As this is a mainly american forum and the bikes you mentioned retail in Britain i think the response will be limited.

However I sell the carreras everyday, Ive ridden a...
03-04-07, 03:11 PM
01-21-07, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

2.5 front and 2.3 rear. On the XC bike I ran...

2.5 front and 2.3 rear.

On the XC bike I ran the same....2.1 front and rear
01-21-07, 03:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,368
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Yep, lots of mud, typical ride over here and it...

Yep, lots of mud, typical ride over here and it is alot of fun!
01-12-07, 04:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,228
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Good frames, pretty common over here as they're a...

Good frames, pretty common over here as they're a British company as far as I know, I had a 24 inch Rhythm and it was one of those bikes i wish i never sold!
08-28-06, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,076
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I like peoples brake levers and how the brake...

I like peoples brake levers and how the brake feels, on my bike my favourite bit is probably the wheels, i also like the crankset.
08-02-06, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

03 Giant AC Team here now problems so far very...

03 Giant AC Team here now problems so far very nice for all types of riding I do.
07-24-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

No injuries, Just work and lack of people to ride...

No injuries, Just work and lack of people to ride with.
05-21-06, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Woke up after a rough night, got a ride on the go...

Woke up after a rough night, got a ride on the go for an hour and a half, came back to find my house had been tidied by my mates from the night before, had a shower, saw the girlfriend, then...
05-21-06, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Ive Done a 4 foot to flat on 100mm dirt jumpers,...

Ive Done a 4 foot to flat on 100mm dirt jumpers, still didnt feel that amazing lol

Congrats on the drop, keep an eye on those landings :D
05-21-06, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Typical british weather really lol, had it happen...

Typical british weather really lol, had it happen to me a couple of times, makes for a good video if your lucky enough to get one hehe
05-21-06, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 624
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

What travel was your old fork and what was it?

What travel was your old fork and what was it?
05-20-06, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Sometimes it can be tight getting the new tyre...

Sometimes it can be tight getting the new tyre on, so use the spoons the other way around to get them on, the only disadvantage i have found is the spoons or any metal tyre lever scratches your rim...
05-20-06, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 624
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I'd stick to 100mm to be honest, maybe something...

I'd stick to 100mm to be honest, maybe something like a pike if you want the travel adjustment, its very good and can be changed from 90mm to 140mm very strong and reliable from what ive heard.
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05-20-06, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 624
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

As Mael said, very good forks cant really go...

As Mael said, very good forks cant really go wrong with Marzocchi forks they're of a very high quality and require very little maintenance. I would say the freerides might be a bit much for the type...
05-20-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Sometimes depending on how deep your rim is and...

Sometimes depending on how deep your rim is and the tyre the tyre can be very tight on the rim, use tyre levers or teaspoons to lever the tyre off rather than using your fingers, makes the job alot...
05-13-06, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Riding through sand and loose small gravel is a...

Riding through sand and loose small gravel is a great sensation i think, its nice to slide about abit but it kills your drivetrain unless kept really clean!
05-13-06, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I love new bikes! Look so nice with abit of mud...

I love new bikes! Look so nice with abit of mud on them though!

Looking forward to the first ride review.
05-13-06, 11:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,999
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Really liking this years Bell helmets actually,...

Really liking this years Bell helmets actually, Im tempted by the Slant myself the retention system and overall fit seem rather good on them..

Enjoy the new helmet, Bells designs are nice this...
05-13-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,745
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I think, as others have said you can pick up...

I think, as others have said you can pick up softer or harder springs reasonably cheaply, I found the standard springs alright actually, they werent too bad, I'm 14 stone though so depending on how...
05-13-06, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Had one on my Hardrock for XC use the 04 one with...

Had one on my Hardrock for XC use the 04 one with the wavy rotor, It was my first Hydrolic Disc brake and i was very impressed, the lever on mine felt abit... cheap but it held up well, the new...
05-10-06, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

My mate has a chucker, unsure of the model, But...

My mate has a chucker, unsure of the model, But its very nice, i found the brakes, once set up were quite powerful and the frame geometry was very nice too.
05-10-06, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Just started running 1x9 setup with a 38tooth...

Just started running 1x9 setup with a 38tooth chainring, i love it so far, its not difficult uphill either as far as Ive seen so far, I'm not running a bashguard or chainguide yet, just the bare...
05-07-06, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,158
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Looks really nice! I really like Transition bike,...

Looks really nice! I really like Transition bike, especially the Preston freeride and the Trail or park.

Looking forward to the pics of it finished! :)
05-07-06, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 725
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I wear the same for 'XC' roach jersey and ripped...

I wear the same for 'XC' roach jersey and ripped baggy jeans, not typical XC kit lol, but it works for me.

As i said, just ride, no one cares what you wear really.
05-07-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,958
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Dont tend to see it much over here, you...

Dont tend to see it much over here, you occasionally get a stuck up bunch of riders who think they own the trail but who cares, ignore them, your trail as much as theirs, we're all bikers.

I can...
05-07-06, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 725
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

End of the day, its a shirt, as long as its...

End of the day, its a shirt, as long as its breathable and keeps you both warm and cool ,what else do you need, so what if its an mx company, or a freeride jersey JUST RIDE!
05-05-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Liking it, good to see some quality Uk Vids,...

Liking it, good to see some quality Uk Vids, looking forward to seeing future videos mate, got me all pumped and wanting to ride now!
04-15-06, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 758
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Cold shower, bit of grub, chilling out in front...

Cold shower, bit of grub, chilling out in front of the tv or letting you guys know about my ride, ready for the next day!
03-10-06, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,712
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

My Sherman that i changed to from my z150 has...

My Sherman that i changed to from my z150 has been amazing, never had a problem with it and feels so good compared to the marzocchi in my opinion.
03-07-06, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 923
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Screwdriver up the the side of grip and a shot of...

Screwdriver up the the side of grip and a shot of gt85 or wd40, off in seconds and no need to remove anything.
03-06-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I like my Mono m4 now that its properly set p, it...

I like my Mono m4 now that its properly set p, it was a pain to set up though so that counts against it.

Im very happy with my Saint on the front, its powerful but has a nice gradual feel the...
03-05-06, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Welcome to the forums! Saracen frames are...

Welcome to the forums!

Saracen frames are reasonable at this price range and the Mantra is a good all round bike, if you were looking at doing more jumps and stuff like that (nothing too heavy) ...
03-04-06, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 873
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I was always into riding, had a new bike bought...

I was always into riding, had a new bike bought for me in 2002 which was my first 'real' bike (front suspension, disc brake on the front etc etc.) Hit the first offroad downhill trail and i was...
03-02-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Harsh man, keep rested, do what the doc says, and...

Harsh man, keep rested, do what the doc says, and you'll be back on the bike in no time! if you have a PS2 buy downhill domination to keep you entertaiend for 2 weeks, then when you get back on the...
03-01-06, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I have a DMR Conversion kit on my XT hub, I like...

I have a DMR Conversion kit on my XT hub, I like it, most reliable bit of my bike, never gone wrong, the option is there if I want to change back aswell which is a definate plus IMO.
03-01-06, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I havent noticed much difference between LX and...

I havent noticed much difference between LX and Deore, or even XT and Deore to be honest, I think the internals are a bit better in the XT but the feeling is pretty similar to the deore, I would go...
02-28-06, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Alot of money for a ss cog as far as im...

Alot of money for a ss cog as far as im concerned, plus its not exactly a part that sticks out on the bike, although i do like it, I wouldnt buy one, my DMR single speed kit has lasted me for ages...
02-27-06, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Looks good but why? What advantages does it have...

Looks good but why? What advantages does it have over a normal ss kit?
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02-27-06, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Same over here.... Been the coldest winter for...

Same over here.... Been the coldest winter for like 100 years or something like that over here and even I wont venture out on my bike and thats rare, went street riding abit but no XC or anything.. ...
02-27-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,846
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Same here 300 spot buys down to 150, definetely...

Same here 300 spot buys down to 150, definetely not worth the 150 asking price, and they quite often fall to bits, depending on the type of riding have a look at local lbs, even halfords at the...
02-27-06, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I have a set on my XC/all mountain bike and...

I have a set on my XC/all mountain bike and they're very nice, they're a very popular choice over here because of the low price, the immense grip and the high quality.

I also have a set on my...
12-21-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

I was going to get the Claud Butler Cape Wrath, i...

I was going to get the Claud Butler Cape Wrath, i think i was looking at the 04 though and the part were VERY good for the money, Although i went for a Hardrock sport disc over the Butler in the end...
12-21-05, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

B+ overall for UK and B for England, not bad...

B+ overall for UK and B for England, not bad seeing as there seems to be an increasing number of jump areas that are getting closed, ive heard more about Wales being great to ride rather than...
11-19-05, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Wish Britain still had all that amazing woodland...

Wish Britain still had all that amazing woodland to build crazy stuff on... We're just a spit in the middle of a vast ocean... Lucky us.

As far as Hot chicks.... Britains, in general, are like the...
11-19-05, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Riding a SS Identiti Dr Jekyll, made a decision...

Riding a SS Identiti Dr Jekyll, made a decision to go for SS after i had a Single speed DMR for dirt jumping and rode it more than my geared bike just because there was no hassle.
11-08-05, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Cornish_Rdr_UK

Wow... Gonna be weird seeing him riding a santa...

Wow... Gonna be weird seeing him riding a santa Cruz, ive always associated Peat with Orange.. :(
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