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02-18-08, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By pdq 5oh

Except that it melts if touched by water. I'm...

Except that it melts if touched by water. I'm glad I got mine free. ;);):D:D
02-11-08, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,406
Posted By pdq 5oh

Don't listen to much of what's posted here. Ride...

Don't listen to much of what's posted here. Ride your bike. Maintain it, enjoy it.
02-05-08, 08:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,034
Posted By pdq 5oh

This is so sad. My prayers and condolences go out...

This is so sad. My prayers and condolences go out to Sheldon's family. I enjoyed learning from, and reading what he wrote.
02-03-08, 10:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,936
Posted By pdq 5oh

Yeah, well I seen this one ad that mentioned...

Yeah, well I seen this one ad that mentioned "these ones" and "your not going to be disappointed".
02-03-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By pdq 5oh

Are you talking 07? The 08 rear triangle is...

Are you talking 07? The 08 rear triangle is aluminum, even on the carbon bikes. The weight is also much less than you say it is. My EX8 weighs just a bit over 28 lb. The 9 is lighter by a little....
02-03-08, 02:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,521
Posted By pdq 5oh

Dog. My son's cat does nothing if a stranger...

Dog. My son's cat does nothing if a stranger comes around. Strangers don't come around my dog. I sleep very well knowing no strangers are coming into my house unnoticed. ;)
02-02-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By pdq 5oh

I have an 08 EX8. The 9 is the same bike with...

I have an 08 EX8. The 9 is the same bike with better components. I really like mine. The shifting is perfect and the suspension is great. I have absolutely no complaints. I got the rim strips and...
02-02-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,314
Posted By pdq 5oh

Poison ivy and trees.

Poison ivy and trees.
02-02-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By pdq 5oh

That's what I was thinking. 19.7 for 17 hrs. No...

That's what I was thinking. 19.7 for 17 hrs. No coasting down hills. :eek:
02-02-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,406
Posted By pdq 5oh

I got such a kick out of that when I was...

I got such a kick out of that when I was wrenching. Some even had drawers for paper towels, hand rags and shop towels. All neatly folded. :rolleyes:

Snap-On tools are definitely higher quality.
02-01-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,005
Posted By pdq 5oh

Ex8

Ex8
02-01-08, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By pdq 5oh

I haven't received many feedbacks due from...

I haven't received many feedbacks due from sellers. As a buyer I can't do much but pay quickly. IMO that deserves pos feedback, immediately. I do this when I sell something. If a seller won't leave...
01-25-08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By pdq 5oh

That's what I've been told by my LBS. The...

That's what I've been told by my LBS.
The chain angle is such that it rubs the FD no matter what, when in certain gears.
01-23-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By pdq 5oh

What I found with Sidi shoes is not to...

What I found with Sidi shoes is not to over-tighten the velcro straps. I only tighten them enough to remove the slack.
01-22-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,440
Posted By pdq 5oh

Here are a couple from vacation this summer in...

Here are a couple from vacation this summer in New England.
01-18-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By pdq 5oh

Paul, sounds like I need to research ceramics...

Paul, sounds like I need to research ceramics more............and probably not bother. ;)
01-17-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By pdq 5oh

From what I've found re: ceramic bearings, they...

From what I've found re: ceramic bearings, they should hold up very well in MTB type conditions. The rollers and races are so hard, they grind up dirt and debris that may get in them. The types of...
01-17-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By pdq 5oh

Operator, the two posts above are why I suggested...

Operator, the two posts above are why I suggested the derailleur may be the problem. Does that answer your question?
01-17-08, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By pdq 5oh

http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=75...

http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=75[/QUOTE]

Learn how to read. :rolleyes:

BTW, when I put SRAM Attack shifters and flat bars on my road bike, I had the same problem while using...
01-16-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By pdq 5oh

You may need to change the front derailleur,...

You may need to change the front derailleur, depending on what's on now. The cable tension may also be too tight.
01-07-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,938
Posted By pdq 5oh

Happy Birthday!! :)

Happy Birthday!! :)
01-02-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,066
Posted By pdq 5oh

Yes there are differences in derailleurs....

Yes there are differences in derailleurs. Bearings or bushings, construction material, weight, durability, shifting. The LX is the model, as in Deore, LX, XT, XTR.
01-01-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By pdq 5oh

Fiveten and 661 make some shoes that may work for...

Fiveten and 661 make some shoes that may work for you.
12-31-07, 08:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,638
Posted By pdq 5oh

Finally got around to taking a pic of the EX8.

Finally got around to taking a pic of the EX8.
12-31-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By pdq 5oh

Great pics. Perfect exposures.

Great pics. Perfect exposures.
12-29-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 988
Posted By pdq 5oh

I've had everything from Nikon F4s to cheap point...

I've had everything from Nikon F4s to cheap point & shoot digicams. I had a Nikon D70 for a while and got tired of carrying everything around. There are some really good superzoom digital cameras out...
12-29-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,835
Posted By pdq 5oh

Lose 25-30 lb.....would get me to 180ish. Ride...

Lose 25-30 lb.....would get me to 180ish.
Ride my mountain bike into the ground next summer.
Greatly reduce my lap times at the local trail.
Sell my road bike. I've lost interest in it completely.
12-29-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By pdq 5oh

A friend of mine recently bought a Specialized...

A friend of mine recently bought a Specialized Enduro, with many upgrades, for what you're looking to spend. This is a pretty stout bike with plenty of travel. His has air shock and fork on it. With...
12-27-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By pdq 5oh

Well then..............check all the...

Well then..............check all the LBS.........melted helmets are usually much more affordable...........and aren't affeted by hot cars. :D
12-27-07, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By pdq 5oh

Good shoes hold up better to being stored in your...

Good shoes hold up better to being stored in your car than cheap ones.
12-27-07, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By pdq 5oh

Unless you're bald, helmet hair is much worse...

Unless you're bald, helmet hair is much worse with a melted helmet.
12-26-07, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By pdq 5oh

Good for you Historian. I'm glad to see you're...

Good for you Historian. I'm glad to see you're doing so well..........so much better. Cycling is a great, fun way to exercise. MTB in particular is, for me, now the riding of choice. Continue to be...
12-26-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,709
Posted By pdq 5oh

I got a Spin Dr work stand, cone wrenches and...

I got a Spin Dr work stand, cone wrenches and chain breaker. The Fuel EX8 I got in Nov was an early present....................to myself. ;)
12-25-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By pdq 5oh

I've been wearing some Merrell low-cut hikers....

I've been wearing some Merrell low-cut hikers. They have a somewhat smooth sole. I'm going to look at some Fiveten Impact mid high shoes. These have a smooth sole, and are supposed to stay put on...
12-24-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By pdq 5oh

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone. :)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone. :)
12-23-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By pdq 5oh

It's not really normal to run low on fluid,...

It's not really normal to run low on fluid, generally speaking. As the pads wear, the piston moves out and fluid has to fill the void in the caliper.
12-23-07, 07:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,196
Posted By pdq 5oh

I didn't HAVE to choose...........but I chose to....

I didn't HAVE to choose...........but I chose to. ;)
12-22-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,196
Posted By pdq 5oh

Since I got back into mountain biking I've lost...

Since I got back into mountain biking I've lost all desire to ride on the road. It's SOOOO much more peaceful in the woods. This fact really hit me as we were riding along a short section of road...
12-18-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,638
Posted By pdq 5oh

I really find these last two replies strange. I...

I really find these last two replies strange. I haven't seen that to be the case at all where I live. Maybe it's geographic. :eek: I bet it is. ;)
12-17-07, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,460
Posted By pdq 5oh

Are you quoting kerry or hillary? :lol:

Are you quoting kerry or hillary? :lol:
12-17-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,460
Posted By pdq 5oh

Probably because he didn't go back to make...

Probably because he didn't go back to make videos............exaggerating the truth. :p
12-16-07, 08:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,638
Posted By pdq 5oh

My Pilot 5.0 when I had flat bars on it. No pics...

My Pilot 5.0 when I had flat bars on it. No pics of my EX8, yet.
12-14-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By pdq 5oh

Look at mtb review's site. They have lots of...

Look at mtb review's site. They have lots of reviews on just about everything. Sift through the info, and decide what's worthwhile, or worthless.
12-14-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By pdq 5oh

Global warming. :rolleyes: "Carbon...

Global warming. :rolleyes:
"Carbon Tax"......carbon credit hoax. :rolleyes:
Raise taxes to pay for those that won't pay their own way. :rolleyes:

Tip of the iceberg.........oops, they're melting...
12-13-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By pdq 5oh

SSP, I think you're pushing some socialist/left...

SSP, I think you're pushing some socialist/left wing views here. :rolleyes:

If you think for a second that kids are at no more risk today than in the 50s and 60s.............wake up. We used to...
12-12-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By pdq 5oh

Absolutely. A good fork can soak up a bump, or...

Absolutely. A good fork can soak up a bump, or bumps, that a cheap one won't. It could be the difference between riding on, and having to get up.
12-12-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,795
Posted By pdq 5oh

So is the road forum problem with BD the fact...

So is the road forum problem with BD the fact that bent riders may be faster? :D
12-10-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,366
Posted By pdq 5oh

I've been well pleased with my Cateye Micro 8...

I've been well pleased with my Cateye Micro 8 wireless.
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