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12-12-04, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,034
Posted By wonder squirrel

So this isn't the design with the unlimited...

So this isn't the design with the unlimited gearing. Its a really expensive 8-9spd.
Why the hell do some companies feel the need to reinvent the wheel. I don't see why changing things just for the...
12-01-04, 07:25 AM
Replies: 65
Wtf
Views: 2,428
Posted By wonder squirrel

meds are cool

meds are cool
11-29-04, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By wonder squirrel

I have the PG-970 12-34T cassette with Deore...

I have the PG-970 12-34T cassette with Deore derailer, I don't have problems shifting into the larger cog (although my upper pulley comes in slight contact to the largest cog). I don't shift under...
11-23-04, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By wonder squirrel

Go down to the local fab. shop and have em' rig...

Go down to the local fab. shop and have em' rig you up a steel brace. Couldn't cost too much
11-19-04, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By wonder squirrel

I've never used a Ritchey stem before, but I have...

I've never used a Ritchey stem before, but I have a Ritchey post, and me at 280lbs, it stays in place, and hasn't bent on me. Also had a Ritchey straight bar, and it had a nice finish, small stem...
11-19-04, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By wonder squirrel

These wheels were steel (chrome plated), but they...

These wheels were steel (chrome plated), but they weren't scuffed (you do mean scuffed, as in, marring the finish or something right?). Just seems that the grooves would allow the brake pad to put a...
11-19-04, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By wonder squirrel

I'd say the slower you climbed the less you would...

I'd say the slower you climbed the less you would notice a heavy wheel (i.e. climbing a very steep incline) ,seems like acceleration out of the hole would be the only part you would feel it..no?
11-19-04, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By wonder squirrel

Let me first say, I'm no professional, and I'm...

Let me first say, I'm no professional, and I'm just giving my personal opinion and expeiriences with what I've used. I had Avid SD7 V-brakes (Avid Pads) and SD7 levers (on X139 Mavic Rims) on a...
11-12-04, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 758
Posted By wonder squirrel

Now THAT, is funny

Now THAT, is funny
11-11-04, 10:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,072
Posted By wonder squirrel

I agree with this dude

I agree with this dude
11-11-04, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 758
Posted By wonder squirrel

Going crazy?

Going crazy?
11-10-04, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By wonder squirrel

My gals dad has some Spinergy wheels for his...

My gals dad has some Spinergy wheels for his mountain bike. He doesn't like them much, said he spent alot for the name, and could've got something alot better. I think they look sweet though
11-10-04, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By wonder squirrel

Do you think the longer screw is viable? I have...

Do you think the longer screw is viable? I have not been home yet to look it over
11-10-04, 09:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,072
Posted By wonder squirrel

Any of you guys got the munchies all of the...

Any of you guys got the munchies all of the sudden..? or is it just me
11-10-04, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By wonder squirrel

Its a Deore 9speed derailer, and a Marin...

Its a Deore 9speed derailer, and a Marin RockyRidge frame. 32T was stock, so 34T maybe too large after all. I think I'll try the longer screw and see if that works before I replace anything.
11-09-04, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By wonder squirrel

I did try the adjustment screw, but no luck...

I did try the adjustment screw, but no luck there. Taking a link out wouldn't help, I need to adjust the entire derailer back, not just the pullies. I've never taken the derailer off before, so is...
11-08-04, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By wonder squirrel

11-34T Cassette hits Derailer roller

Just like the title says, can't seem to adjust out enough clearance. I thought the Deore derailers would work with a 34T cassette? Any ideas?
11-08-04, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By wonder squirrel

Not sure if you got new tires yet or not, but I...

Not sure if you got new tires yet or not, but I have the Maxxis HolyRollers, and they seem to work pretty well, they roll really smooth, and seem to work good so far on hardpack and roads. I also...
11-08-04, 09:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,373
Posted By wonder squirrel

Ok fellas, someone tell me. What exactly is the...

Ok fellas, someone tell me. What exactly is the appeal of the cyclocross bikes for offroad? I can understand a road bike with a little more beef to it for the bigger guys out there, but why take...
11-05-04, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By wonder squirrel

M765 is different than the M760

M765 is different than the M760
11-05-04, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By wonder squirrel

I heard the RST company was chainging it's name...

I heard the RST company was chainging it's name to POS.
Just yankin' your chains
11-05-04, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By wonder squirrel

The newer XT hubs (model M760) and the XTR (model...

The newer XT hubs (model M760) and the XTR (model M960) has the center lock rotor setup on it, that these adaptors would work with.
11-02-04, 06:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,260
Posted By wonder squirrel

While I'm planning world dominance, there are...

While I'm planning world dominance, there are minor details that need to be ironed out, like how, and why, these shifters work. Feed me!
11-02-04, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By wonder squirrel

Got an update here on the Flak Jackets. After...

Got an update here on the Flak Jackets. After months of use with Avid V-brakes, these worked great. But recently when I switched to the Avid Mech discs, these things were nothing but a headache....
11-02-04, 06:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,260
Posted By wonder squirrel

You think if shimano parts had the direct cable...

You think if shimano parts had the direct cable routing they would work the same/better/worse? Now why can't you use a X.x derailer with a Shimano shifter? If you can setup a 8sp and a 9sp, the 1:1...
11-01-04, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By wonder squirrel

I seen a 20T chainring online, and was wondering...

I seen a 20T chainring online, and was wondering how one of these would be fit to a crank set. Seems the spider would be too large around to fit the tiny sprocket.
11-01-04, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By wonder squirrel

And if your not going to be careful, atleast...

And if your not going to be careful, atleast video tape the crash for us
11-01-04, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By wonder squirrel

Well, I'm no Kojak, but I'd guess someones going...

Well, I'm no Kojak, but I'd guess someones going to get suspicious of that 26" wheeled hood ornament stuck to the front of that car
11-01-04, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By wonder squirrel

Hurt you or the car?

Hurt you or the car?
11-01-04, 05:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,524
Posted By wonder squirrel

BAH!!.. Had to look up a picture of the...

BAH!!..

Had to look up a picture of the Barfa.., I mean Balfa. Thats something..umm..different
Looks like alot of weight around the BB area
11-01-04, 05:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,260
Posted By wonder squirrel

So theres no real benefit of the 1:1 ratio over...

So theres no real benefit of the 1:1 ratio over the 1:2 ratio, other then being "unique" (read; more proprietary parts to buy during upgrade/downgrade)..?
Thinking logically, it would seem a larger...
11-01-04, 03:35 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,260
Posted By wonder squirrel

Helpful fellow aren't you.

Helpful fellow aren't you.
11-01-04, 01:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,260
Posted By wonder squirrel

Whats the 1:1 ratio deal with the X.x stuff? and...

Whats the 1:1 ratio deal with the X.x stuff? and how much difference in spring tension/ smoothness does an XT have over a regular Deore piece? Whats up with the rapid rise? someone gots some...
11-01-04, 03:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,524
Posted By wonder squirrel

That same bike (DiamondBack Strike DH) is in the...

That same bike (DiamondBack Strike DH) is in the new MTB Action mag, with a price of $3210. I think it's pretty cool looking, but I also like the Ironhorse of the same style. The seat seems abit laid...
10-26-04, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By wonder squirrel

If you have the means to turn down the material...

If you have the means to turn down the material (a lathe, mill, etc.) then you could make a shim easily. I'd go with the smaller dia. post (27mm) so you can have plenty of material for the shim...
10-26-04, 04:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,164
Posted By wonder squirrel

I know abit about welding. Larger beads (with...

I know abit about welding. Larger beads (with deep penetration) are usually going to be far stronger then a smaller bead, so long as you don't overheat the immediate area, causing it to become...
10-21-04, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By wonder squirrel

How about those new Shimano Hone components? Have...

How about those new Shimano Hone components? Have they been released to the public? Looks sorta like a Deore/Saint mix...hmmm ..Saore anyone..?
10-19-04, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By wonder squirrel

Be sure to take extra good care of that Haro...

Be sure to take extra good care of that Haro untill you get a new bike, and make me the first on your giveaway list..woohaaa
10-16-04, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By wonder squirrel

Go to the Santacruz website and look at the VP...

Go to the Santacruz website and look at the VP Free, it has a pretty sweet headtube setup. It maybe difficult to duplicate it, but it would give you more ideas. Also the Blur4x is worth a look. Be...
10-15-04, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By wonder squirrel

Dust off your BMX bike and take it for a ride,...

Dust off your BMX bike and take it for a ride, tricks are abit easier on them (for myself)
10-13-04, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By wonder squirrel

http://www.sheldonbrown.com is a webpage that has...

http://www.sheldonbrown.com is a webpage that has some good articles on derailers aswell, its worth a look. Helped me before.
10-13-04, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By wonder squirrel

Anyone waiting for the HolyRollers can buy em'...

Anyone waiting for the HolyRollers can buy em' direct trhough the maxxis site now
10-10-04, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By wonder squirrel

It looks like a semi-******** swing arm. Maybe...

It looks like a semi-******** swing arm. Maybe Yeti should adapt there new designs headtube and go full bore towards the Area 51 design they already have.
10-09-04, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By wonder squirrel

The VPP Linkage animation on the SC site is...

The VPP Linkage animation on the SC site is sweet. I love the VP Free.
10-09-04, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By wonder squirrel

Junk is in the eye of the beholder. But remember,...

Junk is in the eye of the beholder. But remember, you get what you pay for.
10-07-04, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By wonder squirrel

Some place in Germany has the 26" Holyrollers,...

Some place in Germany has the 26" Holyrollers, you guys know of any place in the U.S. or Canada that might have these?
10-06-04, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By wonder squirrel

Looks kinda cool, not really my cup o'tea. Just...

Looks kinda cool, not really my cup o'tea. Just seems like some manufacturers are trying to reinvent the wheel, just to have a all new lineup.
10-05-04, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By wonder squirrel

Where did you get the tire? (local or online?)...

Where did you get the tire? (local or online?) and did you get a good deal? Looks like they have a 26x 2.3 also, about the size I'm looking for. Most' the Michelin tires are pretty pricey.
10-05-04, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By wonder squirrel

Have you rode on it yet? How smooth does that...

Have you rode on it yet? How smooth does that tire roll on pavement/hardpack? What size is it?
10-04-04, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,991
Posted By wonder squirrel

I took the rear wheel to the shop, and the guy...

I took the rear wheel to the shop, and the guy said he did the best he could with it. I think I pulled it to far out of round to get it perfect. The guy at the shop didn't charge me though, so I'm...
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