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10-26-10, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By mcoine

beer, hot-tub, wife, bike.. pick three... oh and...

beer, hot-tub, wife, bike.. pick three... oh and the trails are closed.
08-06-10, 12:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,275
Posted By mcoine

Sure.. tune ups are a scam to people that know...

Sure.. tune ups are a scam to people that know how to do one.. but most people can't. That $45 is for knowledge, not time.

Speaking of knowledge.. You only lube your chain once a month.. but...
08-06-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,907
Posted By mcoine

I recently went riding with 2 others, one guy on...

I recently went riding with 2 others, one guy on a 24" wheeled bike (he's short), me on a 26" and another on a 29" (he's tall). We rode each others bikes a little.. none of us fealt comfortable on...
06-29-10, 10:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,747
Posted By mcoine

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f392/mcoine/IMG_...

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f392/mcoine/IMG_2430.jpg
05-04-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By mcoine

I've seen and heard of a lot of shimano freehub...

I've seen and heard of a lot of shimano freehub failures.. its not uncommon. In fact the only weaker freehub is a mavic.
05-04-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,485
Posted By mcoine

don't blame the bike. And last time I drove...

don't blame the bike.

And last time I drove through grand rapids, mi. it was flat a pancake.
04-12-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,749
Posted By mcoine

I have an Ibis mojo sl and a huffy.. trying to...

I have an Ibis mojo sl and a huffy.. trying to decide which I'll ride today.
04-07-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By mcoine

obviously.. you need an 8/9 speed shimano...

obviously..

you need an 8/9 speed shimano freehub.. like this:

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=2256&category=401
04-06-10, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By mcoine

freehubs from shimano are readily available,...

freehubs from shimano are readily available, cheap, and easy to install.
03-18-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,118
Posted By mcoine

to beat lance armstrong in a drinking...

to beat lance armstrong in a drinking competition.. he doesn't stand a chance drinking that light beer.
03-18-10, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By mcoine

push the piston back in the caliper..

push the piston back in the caliper..
03-17-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By mcoine

Pro tip? Don't pros just hand their bike to a...

Pro tip? Don't pros just hand their bike to a rookie mechanic so he can hold it?
03-17-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By mcoine

that website is really lame.. spammer.

that website is really lame.. spammer.
03-17-10, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By mcoine

I don't remember any brake pads made before the...

I don't remember any brake pads made before the mid '90's or so being any good..

and btw.. you will also need cable stops to go to cantis.
03-09-10, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,514
Posted By mcoine

Those bearings are available at any bearing...

Those bearings are available at any bearing supplier. You don't have to wait 2 weeks to get a set of bearings.
03-08-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,789
Posted By mcoine

Its pretty normal for kids and teenagers to...

Its pretty normal for kids and teenagers to idolize a sports star or celebrity.. but its just gay, as already mentioned, for a grown man to do it..

What a terrible pic of lance btw.. he looks all...
03-07-10, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By mcoine

wrong.. the sealed bearings in any decent hub...

wrong.. the sealed bearings in any decent hub will outlast shimano bearings by at least 10x.

And btw.. its just as easy to replace sealed bearings as service cup and cone bearings, if not easier.
03-05-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,809
Posted By mcoine

Won't that cloud of zen also grow a soul patch on...

Won't that cloud of zen also grow a soul patch on my chin? no thank you.
03-05-10, 01:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,809
Posted By mcoine

sweet.. so if I loose the gears and suspension...

sweet.. so if I loose the gears and suspension fork, and maybe a cookie or two.. my bike will weight just under 19lbs.. yes!! awesome!!
03-03-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,809
Posted By mcoine

I got over it..

I got over it..
03-03-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,492,643
Posted By mcoine

my new bike.. sorry its a road bike. ...

my new bike.. sorry its a road bike.


http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f392/mcoine/IMG_2358.jpg
03-03-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,809
Posted By mcoine

This was actually the point I was attempting to...

This was actually the point I was attempting to make. I failed.

Robot is claiming to be 7lbs lighter because he has a rigid ss.. I think thats what he was claiming. But that isn't really the...
03-03-10, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,980
Posted By mcoine

Are you talking about replaceable hangers? ...

Are you talking about replaceable hangers? Because that frame definitely had a hanger that was part of the dropout.
03-02-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,809
Posted By mcoine

Not bad.. but only about 3.75lbs lighter than my...

Not bad.. but only about 3.75lbs lighter than my 27spd, full suspension bike.
03-02-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,809
Posted By mcoine

robot.. how much does your bike weigh?

robot.. how much does your bike weigh?
02-24-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By mcoine

That pic belongs in the road forum.. I don't see...

That pic belongs in the road forum.. I don't see any mountain biking in it.
02-17-10, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,504
Posted By mcoine

we just got our three kids the giant xtc junior...

we just got our three kids the giant xtc junior and two arevas ("girls version"). Nice bikes for the money.. aluminum frame.. but the weight is not in the frame on these bikes.. all the weight is in...
02-16-10, 11:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By mcoine

Some downhill sections of ice would be cool.....

Some downhill sections of ice would be cool.. maybe some jumps.
02-01-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,255
Posted By mcoine

I gave up bar ends around '92, before they became...

I gave up bar ends around '92, before they became not cool. Were they too heavy? No. Did they ever make me crash? No. Too expensive? No.

Did I find them useful? Not really.
01-29-10, 01:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By mcoine

yep, just as i suspected.. better head east.....

yep, just as i suspected.. better head east.. every trailhead in the west already has 2 or 3 of these. location.. location.. location.
01-28-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,128
Posted By mcoine

its fine.. just ride it

its fine.. just ride it
01-28-10, 12:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By mcoine

hmm.. yeah, i've snowboarded once, gone xc skiing...

hmm.. yeah, i've snowboarded once, gone xc skiing twice, and mountain biked numerous times (today even) in the last month here in oregon.. but you want to go east.. yep definitely go to the east...
01-21-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By mcoine

Out on the trail today I encountered no redundant...

Out on the trail today I encountered no redundant threads, no whiney teenagers, or long winded diatribes.. it was rather refreshing.. I recommend it.
01-21-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By mcoine

I bet he caught a little air off those rocks.....

I bet he caught a little air off those rocks.. landed with the front wheel slightly turned to make the turn.. then that wimpy, 900g, 2.35" tire grabbed the roofing, and the sidewall folded.. then his...
01-15-10, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By mcoine

Its "we roadies", not "us...

Its "we roadies", not "us roadies".
01-14-10, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By mcoine

15-20 years ago I would go through a headset...

15-20 years ago I would go through a headset every year or so with heavy use. I think a half decent headset today could last 10 years easily if maintained properly. Your headset is probably bad...
01-11-10, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,490
Posted By mcoine

Yeah.. I think you're confusing "smooth" with...

Yeah.. I think you're confusing "smooth" with flexy and mushy. That fox fork shouldn't feel anything like an old judy if its working properly.

Also, setting sag by pumping it up to a certain...
01-10-10, 10:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,338
Posted By mcoine

I pity the fool who doesn't agree with this.

I pity the fool who doesn't agree with this.
01-09-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,343
Posted By mcoine

don't listen to these naysayers.. it will fit...

don't listen to these naysayers.. it will fit perfectly.
01-06-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By mcoine

I've earned, the hard way, many descents over the...

I've earned, the hard way, many descents over the years, and I don't have 8" or even 6" of travel.. but the most fun I've had on a bike is on long distance (over 10 miles), mostly down hill trails,...
01-06-10, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,216
Posted By mcoine

I had a pair of psycho's.. in '92 I think.

I had a pair of psycho's.. in '92 I think.
12-15-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,085
Posted By mcoine

Right.. but there is nothing honest about hanging...

Right.. but there is nothing honest about hanging out in FOO with pretend friends, or pretending to be at a tavern..
12-15-09, 04:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,085
Posted By mcoine

No doubt.. But only after shooting it with his...

No doubt.. But only after shooting it with his .44 magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world.
12-15-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,085
Posted By mcoine

Clint Eastwood's character in Gran Torino (or...

Clint Eastwood's character in Gran Torino (or Clint himself) would not be hanging out in FOO.. or pretending he's in a Tavern celebrating. Duh.
12-14-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,085
Posted By mcoine

We did a trail over the summer (shuttled with a...

We did a trail over the summer (shuttled with a 2nd car) that was 16 miles total.. the last 12 miles of which is mostly downhill.. the whole ride took 4 hours with breaks and waiting up for my wife....
12-09-09, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By mcoine

Then this is the perfect bike for you.

Then this is the perfect bike for you.
12-09-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,574
Posted By mcoine

There are some members that foist the notion that...

There are some members that foist the notion that rigid ss 29ers are in fact better mountain bikes than regular geared fs bikes. That notion is simply not true.
12-09-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,574
Posted By mcoine

If I lived in the suburbs of chicago, I would...

If I lived in the suburbs of chicago, I would probably get a rigid ss 29er. Of course I would also shoot myself if I lived there.
12-08-09, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By mcoine

Jeans? Riding in jeans is bad enough, but youre...

Jeans? Riding in jeans is bad enough, but youre riding in those temps in jeans? Thats just silly.

Its 13F right now and my bike is staying in the garage.
12-03-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,362
Posted By mcoine

I'm a little disappointed that they have a new...

I'm a little disappointed that they have a new look.. but the same old members.
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