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08-14-04, 02:29 PM
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Posted By mayor red beard

what to do?

im buying a specialzied p.2 frame. On my current frame i have a duke xc 2003's. Will it be worth it to pay for the fork and the frame of the p.2, or would you reccomend a travel kit, and stiffer...
08-13-04, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,666
Posted By mayor red beard

i have duke xcs and i love them cuz i got heavier...

i have duke xcs and i love them cuz i got heavier springs and travel kit upgrade. They perform twice as good as my friends manitou blacks now.
08-04-04, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By mayor red beard

i have a trek 4300 as my backup bike. got a great...

i have a trek 4300 as my backup bike. got a great deal on a duke xc, installed new deraillueurs, crankset, and new rims off my friends bike, (old rynolites, he got new ones for christmas), threw...
08-01-04, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By mayor red beard

rockshox makes grest forks, their under-rated i...

rockshox makes grest forks, their under-rated i think. i have a duke xc and its not too plush or anything, i take it off 6 foot drops with no problems. of course as i get heavier ill have to buy a...
07-25-04, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,665
Posted By mayor red beard

Just good luck with matrix 750's?

My backup bike, (since i didnt wanna spend much on a backup bike that i only use 1-2 times a week), is a trek 4300. Everythings stock including rims except for the duke fork, shimano xt derailleur...
07-25-04, 08:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,524
Posted By mayor red beard

Im sorry to all of you, but i have the worse...

Im sorry to all of you, but i have the worse crash of all. I was borrowing my friends p.2, and there was an old construction site that was abandoned, someone bought the land and left evrything the...
07-23-04, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By mayor red beard

reccomendations please for bashguards.

reccomendations please for bashguards.
07-22-04, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By mayor red beard

Climbing up a straight wall.

When i bunny hop i hop both wheels at a time, thats why i can only hop 2-3 inches and not over anything unless im going fast.

But anyways theirs about a 2-3 foot wall in my town that i want to try...
07-15-04, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By mayor red beard

its for buying parts. makes it a lot easier...

its for buying parts.
makes it a lot easier knowing what class thing-a-ma-bob im in.
07-15-04, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By mayor red beard

Some people say im aggresive xc, others say im...

Some people say im aggresive xc, others say im light freeriding.
When i go into a bike store to buy parts and stuff, they ask me what kind of riding i do. and not knowing i have to explain to them...
07-11-04, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,929
Posted By mayor red beard

i think the tour de france should issue bikes,...

i think the tour de france should issue bikes, that are all exactly the same to everyone registered to the tour, a couple months before it starts.

a couple months is plenty of time to get use to a...
05-30-04, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By mayor red beard

lol, if anyone has old, good working rims there...

lol, if anyone has old, good working rims there willing to sell to me that can handle more then matrix 750's post here. and post wat kind of rims u have. id wrather just get a whole new wheelset.
05-30-04, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By mayor red beard

your best bet is to go with the specialized...

your best bet is to go with the specialized hardrock sport.
i do 4-6 foot drop offs on a hardtail, so yes a hardtail is fine. and i no a lot of people on these forums probably do a lot more then...
05-30-04, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By mayor red beard

norwalk connecticut has some great mountain...

norwalk connecticut has some great mountain biking?
maybe they shud come here.
lol
05-30-04, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By mayor red beard

New Rims

I have matrix 750 rims and i go off drop offs about 4-6 feet. first off can the matrix 750's handle this?

i still have v-brakes, so i need v-brake rims.
05-29-04, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By mayor red beard

Trek 4900 they give u good gurrantees. i got a...

Trek 4900 they give u good gurrantees. i got a year and a half from them, and 2 free tune ups.

i like the specialized better though. trek makes good bikes, but they tend to have higher prices....
05-29-04, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,909
Posted By mayor red beard

actually msrp varies from state. ask for a...

actually msrp varies from state.
ask for a booklet from the trek dealer. they all have them. the true msrp is in there and its 350. cuz i have the book.
you can get it a lil cheaper tho.
05-26-04, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By mayor red beard

115.89. exactly. dont spend 115 and 93 cents,...

115.89. exactly. dont spend 115 and 93 cents, exactly that much.
really if you change the fork on that thing, maybe upgrade some components could be a decent-above decent bike.
it is 5 years old,...
05-26-04, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,325
Posted By mayor red beard

if u dont want to spend more then 300 i guess, if...

if u dont want to spend more then 300 i guess, if you plan on getting more into mountain biking save up 50 more bucks and maybe get a trek 4300.

you might also be able to get a specialized...
05-25-04, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By mayor red beard

hes not going to do any drop over 2-3 feet for a...

hes not going to do any drop over 2-3 feet for a while, hes gunna be rough on it but nothing insane. he might hit a few stairwells.

i reccomend a new fork if you want to get more into the sport...
05-25-04, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By mayor red beard

a friend had a trek 4300, sold it for parts and...

a friend had a trek 4300, sold it for parts and ended up getting more then i paid for. god bless e-bay. go with something a lil more. for the same price you can get a better gary fisher or...
05-25-04, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By mayor red beard

kick ass bikes, buy both them give me one of...

kick ass bikes, buy both them give me one of them.
cant wait till i can afford something like that.
05-24-04, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By mayor red beard

lol well im going with the p.2. it looks cool,...

lol well im going with the p.2.
it looks cool, and its got good components and frame. thx a lot
05-24-04, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By mayor red beard

found a 2004 p.2 specialized. its not pretty...

found a 2004 p.2 specialized.
its not pretty though but it the guy selling it offers a 1 year warranty. a few scratches, but i dunt care. so a used p2 would be good?
05-24-04, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By mayor red beard

new bike

i wanna new bike. to do like 5-6 foot drops, and eventually i will go higher.
its main purpose would be xc, but its going to have to be really tough. i want a hardtail defnitly, not fs. i have 500...
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