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05-27-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By kcham16

+1 to Ed's mention to build. you can get a Turner...

+1 to Ed's mention to build. you can get a Turner Flux frame for $1000 right now, not to mention tons of other frames and deals. then hit up pricepoint, jenson and the usuals for parts. i think...
05-27-09, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,466
Posted By kcham16

A HUGE apology to all of you who disagreed with...

A HUGE apology to all of you who disagreed with my post- your words of wisdom and insight into human behavior have shed a huge light into the way i've lived my life thus far...

Having taken your...
05-26-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,316
Posted By kcham16

+1 to tornadohead's post. the cross check is a...

+1 to tornadohead's post. the cross check is a cool bike as well. it comes down to what you want. compare a few bikes, and i bet you'll come up with some stuff that overlaps. those would be the must...
05-26-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,316
Posted By kcham16

Hi- i actually bought it at the trek store. no...

Hi- i actually bought it at the trek store. no need to worry about the steel in SF. you could use frame saver, as stated by someone else, but you most likely won't need it. the paint on it is pretty...
05-26-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,466
Posted By kcham16

I love how quickly some of you got defensive over...

I love how quickly some of you got defensive over a post simply requesting people stop being dic*s on the trail, and hoping that they nod or wave at other riders. grow a pair and start being nice,...
05-26-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By kcham16

There is a lot going on with this thread. if you...

There is a lot going on with this thread. if you like going out on trails and going up and down hills, then you are most likely referring to XC riding. the specialized p's are dirt jump, as Ed...
05-25-09, 10:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,316
Posted By kcham16

Hey- so i recently bought a CX bike, and could...

Hey- so i recently bought a CX bike, and could not be happier with it. i picked up an '08 Lemond Poprad from a trek store for $1100. this meets your price requirement, and you would be getting a very...
05-25-09, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,466
Posted By kcham16

i will cry myself to sleep tonight on my big pink...

i will cry myself to sleep tonight on my big pink pillow thinking of how mean you all are.

you gotta admit, this sure was a hell of a lot more interesting than answering why a trek 6000 is better...
05-24-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By kcham16

+100 to the Turner Flux. i just got one a few...

+100 to the Turner Flux. i just got one a few months ago. best bike i have ever had. it honestly makes me a better rider as well, as it forces me to up my game. i know Lancey says it's not about the...
05-24-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By kcham16

Weighing in based on experience: BB7's- Good...

Weighing in based on experience:
BB7's- Good stopping power, especially for the money. once they are dialed in (takes a while), they are great brakes. you will not have to think or worry about...
05-24-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,466
Posted By kcham16

The Lost Art of Awesomeness

I'm a nice guy. honestly. when i'm driving and see a girl with a flat tire, i stop to help. if i see a GI in a restaurant, i'll pick up the tab. and when i'm out doing the one thing on earth that i...
04-09-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By kcham16

as an update- i took my bike on it's first real...

as an update- i took my bike on it's first real ride today. i have been riding bikes since 4 years old, and i have never ridden a bike so suited to my style of riding. my Propad is light, extremely...
04-07-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By kcham16

I was looking for a while as well, and just...

I was looking for a while as well, and just settled on the Lemond Poprad. because of Lemond's falling out with Trek, Trek is discounting these bikes pretty well, but still warranteeing them. i picked...
04-02-09, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,541
Posted By kcham16

I ride an '08 Turner Flux. Honestly, this is the...

I ride an '08 Turner Flux. Honestly, this is the nicest XC bike I have ever ridden. For your price point, you could definitely build one. I had the choice of a few bikes when i bought mine, and the...
03-31-09, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By kcham16

that looks like the '06. is it a 57, disc? if so,...

that looks like the '06. is it a 57, disc? if so, please PM me and let me know how much you would like to sell it for.
thanks!
03-30-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By kcham16

that is not insane... that actually rules

that is not insane... that actually rules
03-30-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 372,681
Posted By kcham16

Have: i recently bought a Bianchi Via Nirone,...

Have:
i recently bought a Bianchi Via Nirone, size 59. I rode it less than 150 miles, and realized i am not a roadie.
Want:
i am looking to trade for a 57 Lemond Poprad disc. i realize there is a...
03-30-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By kcham16

Looking to trade road bike for Cross Bike

Hey- i recently bought a Bianchi Via Nirone, size 59. I rode it less than 150 miles, and realized i am not a roadie. i am looking to trade for a 57 Lemond Poprad disc. i realize there is a trade...
03-17-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By kcham16

that's a great bike- especially for a new rider....

that's a great bike- especially for a new rider. you won't outgrow that bike for a long time- if at all. the element 10 is their lower end of the element series, but that still puts it head and...
03-15-09, 11:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,662
Posted By kcham16

Damn, you guys are cynical... nope, i was just...

Damn, you guys are cynical... nope, i was just patient, and found a guy willing to negotiate. i ended up getting a 2005. give it a shot. if you're only spending $400, you should try to get the most...
03-15-09, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,662
Posted By kcham16

Craigslist. You can get a really decent...

Craigslist. You can get a really decent Stumpjumper that might be a couple years old for around $400. that's what i did 3 years ago, and my bike is still great.
06-18-08, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By kcham16

'Is the stumpjumper maybe too much "bike" for a...

'Is the stumpjumper maybe too much "bike" for a beginner?'

Absolutely not. you're talking a difference of $400 from your budget anf the stumpjumper. as you grow as a rider, you will have a bike...
05-08-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,718
Posted By kcham16

i love that Rocco P's Brassknuckle setup has...

i love that Rocco P's Brassknuckle setup has earned 282 pages. right now he is rolling throught the streets of Sacto, with his mullet glistening and blowing in the wind.
01-31-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,156
Posted By kcham16

hey rjeremy- here's my thoughts on all of this-...

hey rjeremy- here's my thoughts on all of this- you want to ride on marked, smoother trails and hardpack, correct? i would suggest (like others) that you look into a cyclo-cross bike. here's why....
01-31-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,184
Posted By kcham16

it depends on what type of bike you're wanting to...

it depends on what type of bike you're wanting to build. if you're going budget, Nashbar's is pretty good, and a lot of time they're on sale for under $100. plus, they are generically painted, which...
01-11-08, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,718
Posted By kcham16

Just when i get thoughts of building back up my...

Just when i get thoughts of building back up my fixie, i see pics like this:
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb33/dopesick_bucket/christnaccc-1.jpg

I hate when people bag on other people, but...
01-10-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By kcham16

scour craigslist. i was patient, and ended up...

scour craigslist. i was patient, and ended up buying a 2 year old stumpjumper for $600. got it with fox forks, disc brakes, lx/xt, and it was in great shape. dont rush in, and you'll find something...
12-03-07, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,350
Posted By kcham16

After spending 3 hours on my stumpjumper...

After spending 3 hours on my stumpjumper yesterday, i see the profound truth in this statement. i think i will probably just buy a 69er and add it to the collection, rather than destroy my...
11-29-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,350
Posted By kcham16

thanks for the advice- i'll probably be getting a...

thanks for the advice- i'll probably be getting a 29" suspension fork, most take disc, so it should be good.
11-29-07, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,350
Posted By kcham16

Looking to Convert to a 69er

hey all- i'm thinking of converting my stumpjumper into a 69er, by putting on a 29er front fork and wheel. i looked at the geometry of trek's, and it appears to be about the same- i didn't see...
10-10-07, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By kcham16

+1 66... i would say it depends on what you want...

+1 66... i would say it depends on what you want to do with it, how much you weigh, etc.
if you're a heavier rider, for instance, none of those shocks are gonna work well.
i would stick with trying...
09-30-07, 11:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,137
Posted By kcham16

i don't know why you guys get all twisted in...

i don't know why you guys get all twisted in here. the guy is just asking if disk brakes are worth it. i recently added mechanical disk brakes to my bike (spent about $140 on pricepoint), and i won't...
09-26-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,606
Posted By kcham16

i have the 2006 model... best mtn bike i've ever...

i have the 2006 model... best mtn bike i've ever had. great bike for the money. although i changed out the v-brakes for disk... $85 on pricepoint and 20 minutes of setup.
enjoy... when you get back...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-07, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,790
Posted By kcham16

Colnago Arte vs. Bianchi 928

hi- i am considering buying either of these bikes. i have not ridden the 928 yet (i know, ride both and see what happens), but i wanted people's thoughts on these bikes. with sales going on, both...
08-26-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,065
Posted By kcham16

awesome. freakin' awesome. i love that Fairey's...

awesome. freakin' awesome. i love that Fairey's 'study in phenomenology' has progressed to the natural course that any study of societal response leads to: selling pants at Nordstrom for over $100....
08-22-07, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By kcham16

man, i'm not much of a full suspension fan, but...

man, i'm not much of a full suspension fan, but that bike is freakin sweet!
08-19-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,034
Posted By kcham16

if the lock ring is cheap, and the cog is a cheap...

if the lock ring is cheap, and the cog is a cheap stamped cog- which they are on those bikes- then yes, the lock ring will come off, effectively stripping the hub. if the hub is truly stripped, there...
07-31-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,527
Posted By kcham16

dude. put the brake on. in 10 years your knees...

dude. put the brake on. in 10 years your knees will thank you. if you are riding brakeless for status, maybe you should question why you're riding a bike at all. not to sound like a d**k, but who...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-07, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,026
Posted By kcham16

how do you guys have so much freakin' money?

how do you guys have so much freakin' money?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By kcham16

anyone know where to buy????

a used 61 LeMond 'Spline' frame? either versailles or buenos aires? they are super hard to come by, and i'm even scour craigslists in every city that i have friends. does anyone know of shops that...
07-16-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By kcham16

Help! Differences between 9 and 10 speed Cranks!

hi- can someone settle this once and for all for me? it is my understanding that the only difference between 9 and 10 speed cranks is the thickness of the chainrings. 10 speed has thinner ones that...
07-09-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By kcham16

Midnight Ride Tonight

hey all- i've been off of my bike for a couple days, and am planning on riding around tonight at midnight/ 1AM... maybe through north park/adams, or downtown. if anyone is interested, lemme know....
07-09-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,172
Posted By kcham16

i realize we need one more person to chime in on...

i realize we need one more person to chime in on this like we need fewer bike lanes, but i gotta add my 2 cents. one of the most popular shops for fixies here in SD used to be really cool, and a fun...
07-02-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By kcham16

your interest in making old things like new makes...

your interest in making old things like new makes me think that you would be well served to buy a really nice used bike on craigslist. you can get a VERY nice used hardtail bike for around $400. with...
07-01-07, 06:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,589
Posted By kcham16

i'd...

i'd (http://www.ellsworthbikes.com/bikes/enlightenment/default.aspx) go with the stumpjumper. it is an awesome bike.
07-01-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By kcham16

dude- that thing is over $1000. why not find an...

dude- that thing is over $1000. why not find an original on Ebay or Craiglist for about $100, then spend some dough having it repaired and powdercoated? i'd go that route if i wanted an old stumpy....
06-11-07, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,168
Posted By kcham16

both are good bikes from good companies. i prefer...

both are good bikes from good companies. i prefer speacialized. i ride an '05 stumpjumper and freakin' love it. a friend of mine rides the Jamis dakota comp. i prefer the specialized to it, as my...
06-09-07, 02:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,263
Posted By kcham16

radical. i'm glad that that frame is going...

radical. i'm glad that that frame is going around. by the time it comes back to me, i'll get it for a thimble of steel reserve. i just finished my new fixie... old reynolds trek with campy dropouts....
06-04-07, 02:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,263
Posted By kcham16

san diego's scene is getting big. unfortunately...

san diego's scene is getting big. unfortunately the hipsters are the biggest part of it. nothin' wrong with that, except most of 'em can't ride worth shiite, and end up making us all look like...
05-23-07, 11:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,708
Posted By kcham16

junk

junk
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