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06-27-11, 11:53 AM
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Posted By nos

What's the max tire width that will fit on a Burley Honeybee trailer?

I want to try to give a little more comfort for my child, since crossing roads between trails has my child moving around too much for me. I go very slow, like 3-5 mph and I still see him jostled...
11-03-05, 10:03 PM
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Posted By nos

I havn't seen those since the mide nineties!!

I havn't seen those since the mide nineties!!
11-03-05, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By nos

Has this always been the case? What handed are...

Has this always been the case? What handed are you? Had any crashes that made you start to have that problem? A lot people are going to have natural preference of leading with a left or right foot,...
11-01-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By nos

That's what I thought, until they said that my...

That's what I thought, until they said that my fork would need to be replaced as well for the Super fatty Ultra cartridge to work. To bad it's the off season, otherwise I'd have some good used...
10-31-05, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By nos

You should be fine with any of those. Ridgid...

You should be fine with any of those. Ridgid seatposts don't have much put into them. My American Classic on the Super V, compared to the Campy Ti on the Magmaa Ti road bike compared to the Race Face...
10-31-05, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By nos

Most likely just a loose bottom bracket. Try...

Most likely just a loose bottom bracket. Try tightening that and your crankset down.These things won't feel loose to your hands, but they just need to be a little loose, and they will make that kind...
10-31-05, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By nos

just buy the right travel that you want. Longer...

just buy the right travel that you want. Longer travel forks are a dime a dozen.
10-31-05, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By nos

well, all good things must end. The Headshok just gave up the ghost.

The headshok after close to 9 yrs of faithful service has finally been cripple. It still has travel, just maybe 1.5 inches now? Supposed to have close to 3inches. I may get a lefty, may just sport...
10-06-05, 10:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By nos

What i've seen with mountain bikers is that the...

What i've seen with mountain bikers is that the ones who will be condescending with people who are new to the sport and are honestly trying to learn, are the ones who may have just started themselves...
10-06-05, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By nos

looks like the older Shimano shifter system that...

looks like the older Shimano shifter system that came right after thumbshifters "anyone remember the big reason for Bridgston's demise?" You shift with your thumb using one of two levers stacked...
10-06-05, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By nos

What I remember of Real was that it's a brand...

What I remember of Real was that it's a brand that used to be a peer to the Ringle, Machine Tech and Paul's. This is at least when they where all boutique companies making some nice looking...
09-29-05, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By nos

looking for a recommendation on studded tires for winter riding

Looking to just ride on paved trails that will have a butt load of ice. Anyone have brands that they prefer?
09-29-05, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,027
Posted By nos

Looks like the old cannondale fulcrum DH setup.

Looks like the old cannondale fulcrum DH setup.
09-29-05, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By nos

Looks kool. Reminds me of the old school Kestrels.

Looks kool. Reminds me of the old school Kestrels.
09-27-05, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By nos

2.1 front, 1.9 rear.

2.1 front, 1.9 rear.
09-23-05, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By nos

Probably talking about something like the Fox...

Probably talking about something like the Fox Alps 5r? I vaguely remember the big reason for those types of shocks, suspension forks etc, was the very good chance that the locking mechanism, will...
09-23-05, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By nos

You will want something like a 14 incher. The...

You will want something like a 14 incher. The Bridgestones where some great bikes back in the early nineties, the lower the number like an mb-2 is better than an mb-3. If I remember correctly, they...
09-19-05, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By nos

Crank is probably lose. Just tighten and see what...

Crank is probably lose. Just tighten and see what happens. If that didn't work, probably need to tighen the bottom bracket. Should have probably posted in the mechanics section
09-19-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By nos

Ride a lot. Realize that you will fall and run...

Ride a lot. Realize that you will fall and run into trees. I started riding in the dark by the mississippi river, where there where a bunch of single tracks that where rooted, wet muddy etc. I used...
09-19-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,275
Posted By nos

When the doctor tells you to stop riding, since...

When the doctor tells you to stop riding, since the chronic knee pain is from that. :mad: of course I said eat me moron, I'll ride less and do it with less intensity. He was an idiot.
09-19-05, 12:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,045
Posted By nos

I don't know what your experience has been with...

I don't know what your experience has been with the xtr, lx etc. parts, but my experience has been xt/xtr will last a very long time. My current xtr/xt setup has been bullet proof. Have had the stuff...
09-15-05, 02:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,586
Posted By nos

I say, try and buy a used bike. There are a lot...

I say, try and buy a used bike. There are a lot of them on ebay etc. You can, if you want build up some frames as well. If your looking at doing some cross counrty riding, with no huge jumps etc...
09-15-05, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By nos

AZONIC OUTLAW DISC 135MM WHEELSET. Any one use these?

Was looking around for a 20mm front and 12mm set for my Schwinn straight 6. Anyone have an opinion on these? MTBR has nada.
09-15-05, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By nos

Hey!! Your telling me that a warrenty is not a...

Hey!! Your telling me that a warrenty is not a racing sponsorship???!! Now I'm depressed :p
09-15-05, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By nos

Hey!! Your telling me that a warrenty is not a...

Hey!! Your telling me that a warrenty is not a racing sponsorship???!! Now I'm depressed :p
09-15-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,504
Posted By nos

I can only comment on what I have used. I started...

I can only comment on what I have used. I started with shimano exage, then moved to DX, XT, Sachs New Success, now XTR. The weight difference is not what I considered, instead it was durability. I...
09-15-05, 12:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,045
Posted By nos

All happens in cycles(pun intended). A lot of...

All happens in cycles(pun intended). A lot of people road ride, like me because I used to ride every day rain or shine on the trails for close to 10 yrs. Recently, 4-5 yrs ago, got a road bike, then...
09-13-05, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,702
Posted By nos

Only on their stuff made here.

Only on their stuff made here.
09-12-05, 10:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,702
Posted By nos

Not for Trek. Bulk of their stuff is made by one...

Not for Trek. Bulk of their stuff is made by one of last I checked 3-4 big factories in china that make bikes for a lot of other brands. Yeah, I avoid the chinese made stuff, just because if I'm...
09-12-05, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By nos

anyone?

anyone?
09-09-05, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By nos

Anyone know of a place to buy bearings to replace...

Anyone know of a place to buy bearings to replace the main bushings on this frame? I don't want to use the pathetic factory bushings that came with the bike. I looked on Yeti's site and they have a...
09-08-05, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 991
Posted By nos

Jeez, that debat still around? Save the planet...

Jeez, that debat still around? Save the planet moron, kill yourself.
09-08-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,134
Posted By nos

santa cruz, don't they make snowboards? :D ...

santa cruz, don't they make snowboards? :D Anyways, if he can get it, that could easily be his forever bike. You will be very hard pressed to find a bike to move up to. I put those up in the...
09-08-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By nos

Just recieved the frame. I was a little...

Just recieved the frame. I was a little underwhelmed with the cheap bushings on the pivots. No bearings?? Ghay!!
09-08-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By nos

What helicoil to use for stripped deraileur bolt?

I have a schwinn straight six that has the spot where the deraileur screws in is stripped. I have never used helicoils before, so need some help in finding the right type, thread etc. along with...
09-08-05, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By nos

Well, it looks like Hope is the way I'm leaning.

Well, it looks like Hope is the way I'm leaning.
09-08-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By nos

Been there, done that. Unless your living in a...

Been there, done that. Unless your living in a clean room of a fab, it will never be totaly clean. Tie it down however which way you want, it still made marks.The old grabber rack I had 8 years ago...
09-08-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,134
Posted By nos

The moots is a huge step up from the rockhopper....

The moots is a huge step up from the rockhopper. The handling, balance, feel will be much much better. If you can sport for the moots, by all means take it. As for durability, the thing is as durable...
09-08-05, 09:44 AM
09-08-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By nos

Those arn't factory dents on the side. Chances...

Those arn't factory dents on the side. Chances are, the person had them dented in some to clear the bullseye. If you like the whole retro look, just get a chris king headset, and clean it up. I would...
09-08-05, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By nos

Any ski resort on your area, will have them. Pick...

Any ski resort on your area, will have them. Pick up a MTB trail book at a local bike shop, or ask the workers.
09-08-05, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By nos

They will work fine for you, but poorbehaviour...

They will work fine for you, but poorbehaviour was probably trying to say was that you can get a better deal like the FSA. Of course you will be going to the mailorder guys to buy, but not get any...
09-07-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By nos

I have one, went to a hitch rack for my car. The...

I have one, went to a hitch rack for my car. The scuffing, and bad paint rubs on my trunk sucked. No deep gauges, but you can see where some fine dust etc. did the damage.
09-07-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,462
Posted By nos

Ya sure, here in minnesowtah, it's pronounced...

Ya sure, here in minnesowtah, it's pronounced marzowkee don't cha know.
09-07-05, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By nos

Minnesota.

Minnesota.
09-07-05, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By nos

Hope has been around here in the states for a...

Hope has been around here in the states for a long time. My first experience with them was when I tried out a Fisher Lawill FS that had them on the rear(1991?). I was leaning towards them since they...
09-06-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By nos

I've noticed that the MTB riders have changed since..

The last time I was riding almost everyday. That was about 5 years ago, and the trails where always full of noobs that didn't know any trail etiquette. Just bombed through a trail and Do The Dew...
09-06-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By nos

SOunds like the reaction people first had when...

SOunds like the reaction people first had when the v brakes came out. I got to check out the originals back in the day from marinovative, and at the time, I was amazed at the power.
09-06-05, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By nos

Well, just bought a near mint 02 super t. Anyone...

Well, just bought a near mint 02 super t. Anyone have an opinion on the ROOX cranks? I was looking at the Hope 4 or 6 piston brakes. Anyone have a take on these?
09-04-05, 10:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By nos

Cool, I wa thinking of I don't go with a white...

Cool, I wa thinking of I don't go with a white bros. I will end up with a Marzocchi, may have to settle for a super t, since the 888 look a little high .
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