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03-29-13, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By born2bahick

I dropped the 39 tooth off the cranks and just...

I dropped the 39 tooth off the cranks and just run the 26 tooth in a 1X10. ditching the fr derailuer, shifter,cable and housing lost almost a pound off the bike. plenty of gearing for my trails....
01-27-13, 05:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,261
Posted By born2bahick

Nice bike! Did you take it off any sweet jumps...

Nice bike! Did you take it off any sweet jumps yet?
01-20-13, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By born2bahick

I got a kit from my bike shop, it had a Phillips...

I got a kit from my bike shop, it had a Phillips head screw to replace the allen head, but other than that the parts worked fine!
04-14-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By born2bahick

Pablo's posts are soooooooo on board with the...

Pablo's posts are soooooooo on board with the current "cool" it's like listening to a salesman pimp a 29er. If you tried all of the products mentioned then maybe you you shoulda stopped after oh i...
03-31-12, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,659
Posted By born2bahick

As far as I know the positive is always the top...

As far as I know the positive is always the top chamber. add air to the positive chamber until recommended sag is obtained, add the same pressure to the negative chamber and try it.
03-10-12, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By born2bahick

@ Santiago, I knew that title would get your...

@ Santiago, I knew that title would get your attention! yeah it's a 130 rear travel with a 120 fork. Feels so natural with the four bar/horst suspension. The Santa Cruz that i built a couple years...
03-09-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By born2bahick

Friggin Canadians!!!

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r212/2hick2b4real/davinci-1.jpg
Boutique Canadian Frame,,,, Made in Spain?
http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r212/2hick2b4real/bikeparts132.jpg
I like the...
03-09-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By born2bahick

Have a great birthday Doug

Have a great birthday Doug
02-01-12, 12:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By born2bahick

i have a trick i use for stubborn tires. Go to...

i have a trick i use for stubborn tires. Go to the hardware store and buy a squeeze bottle of slime tire sealant. Squeeze a liberal amount all the way around the bead/rim on both sides, let set a few...
01-19-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 731
Posted By born2bahick

That last pic is rediculous! ha it's a white out....

That last pic is rediculous! ha it's a white out. there could be a VW in frony of you and you wouldn't see it!
01-07-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By born2bahick

Why did I think you were 43??????? So sorry my...

Why did I think you were 43??????? So sorry my OLD friend!
12-24-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By born2bahick

the old Maxis Minitaur 380 was a tire that...

the old Maxis Minitaur 380 was a tire that garnered as many bad reviews as good. I recently tried a pair that i have had new in the box since 2005. I actually had great success at XC riding with it....
12-19-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By born2bahick

i love the 2012 xt's awesome feel. easy...

i love the 2012 xt's awesome feel. easy adjustment for lever throw.
12-15-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By born2bahick

if it did explode it surely contains the "God...

if it did explode it surely contains the "God Particle" and would result in a big bang and a new universe
12-10-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By born2bahick

yeah the germans stole that from evil

yeah the germans stole that from evil
12-10-11, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By born2bahick

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r212/2hick2b4re...

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r212/2hick2b4real/p4pb411138.jpg as long as it's an imaginairy build what about Nicholai Argon FR or even better the 2mxtb?
12-01-11, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By born2bahick

i was riding today, it got dark. then i was...

i was riding today, it got dark. then i was riding tonight. nice pics, looks like fun.
11-28-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,645
Posted By born2bahick

Navy seal team 6 used 29ers to get Bin Laden

Navy seal team 6 used 29ers to get Bin Laden
11-22-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,645
Posted By born2bahick

Stormin Norman used 29ers in operation Desert...

Stormin Norman used 29ers in operation Desert Storm!
11-22-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By born2bahick

you have positively identified it as BB noise?

you have positively identified it as BB noise?
11-22-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By born2bahick

That is sooo thoughtfull! Your are a friend! ...

That is sooo thoughtfull! Your are a friend!
Soooooooo It looks as though I have pioneered a "niche" with my long travel XC build.??????
Honestly, Lyle has raced a guy this year that was racing at...
11-22-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By born2bahick

So Ed, are you shipping it to me? cause I can...

So Ed, are you shipping it to me? cause I can drive in and pick it up if ya need me to.
Ps. Thanks so much!
11-22-11, 05:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By born2bahick

that is sweet!

that is sweet!
11-21-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By born2bahick

thanks ror sharing, loved it!

thanks ror sharing, loved it!
11-21-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,645
Posted By born2bahick

Teddy Rosevelt and his rough rider took san jaun...

Teddy Rosevelt and his rough rider took san jaun hill pulling gatling guns with 29ers!
11-18-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By born2bahick

http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp...

http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=22027
seems to be equipped pretty close
11-15-11, 07:15 PM
11-15-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By born2bahick

Expansion tires, an age old system for moving...

Expansion tires, an age old system for moving mobile homes. the sidewall looks like the flexible expandable soda straw. When you get the mobile home in place you overinflate the tires and they...
11-12-11, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 726
Posted By born2bahick

sweet!

sweet!
11-12-11, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 726
Posted By born2bahick

3 hours thursday afternoon blowing leaves off the...

3 hours thursday afternoon blowing leaves off the trail, 50 miles on gravel yesterday, back to the trail today to ride and remove a downed tree i found thursday. taking it easy Sunday with a short...
11-11-11, 04:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 726
Posted By born2bahick

Don't know about the cool kids but good to see...

Don't know about the cool kids but good to see ya, Nice ride! Santiago's 5K times have improved greatly but I imgine his skills on the big dummy could easily be overtaken,
11-09-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,048
Posted By born2bahick

$1000, for wheels, $1000 for a fork, Man I'm...

$1000, for wheels, $1000 for a fork, Man I'm gonna have to be creative on a build kit and cockpit. She will be a rolling chasis but i ran outta money before I got any brakes so we gonna have to...
11-03-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By born2bahick

the thing I don't like about my flats,,,,,,,,,,,...

the thing I don't like about my flats,,,,,,,,,,, There is no float for my knees! I suppose that sounds stupid but if i'm spinning on the flats for any length of time I become very aware that my feet...
11-02-11, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By born2bahick

Excavators wouldn't work for me Doug Too heavy,...

Excavators wouldn't work for me Doug Too heavy, and more rolling resistance than I like. I think if there were absolutes there wouldn't be as many choices on the market?
11-01-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By born2bahick

Tire choice is as personal as underwear choice....

Tire choice is as personal as underwear choice. It's about your conditions soil type and terrain. Although MTB ACtion says the Nev works best for anyone anywhere at anytime. Ha
11-01-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By born2bahick

very nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

very nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10-27-11, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 858
Posted By born2bahick

Sweet build kit, love the helmet too!

Sweet build kit, love the helmet too!
10-25-11, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By born2bahick

Ok the Corsa A/C measurement is 467. The Tora is...

Ok the Corsa A/C measurement is 467. The Tora is listed at 505. That makes 38 mm or a litlle over an inch and a half which would be closer to 2 degrees change in headtube angle. Now XC probaly won't...
10-24-11, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By born2bahick

I'm not talking about raising the bars as such,...

I'm not talking about raising the bars as such, I'm dealing with the distance from the axle to the crown on the fork. The inch Kona was referring to is there. The bigger tire on front would make up...
10-24-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By born2bahick

The bike came with a zero clearance headset, so...

The bike came with a zero clearance headset, so if you can run a standard headset you can make up about three eights of that inch. for xc if you run a 2.0 on back and a 2,4 on front you make up...
10-20-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By born2bahick

I have seen a rim strip pull away from the stem...

I have seen a rim strip pull away from the stem once before. don't think it's real common though.
10-18-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,246
Posted By born2bahick

Who has a copy of Brent in that little Beemer...

Who has a copy of Brent in that little Beemer ??????
10-18-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,909
Posted By born2bahick

Ahhh Same color scheme as mine! Only cleane,,,,,...

Ahhh Same color scheme as mine! Only cleane,,,,, much cleaner.
I remember when mine were clean
http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r212/2hick2b4real/CopyofCopyofPicture122.jpg
10-17-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By born2bahick

I have spotted deer, mushrrooms, lost multi...

I have spotted deer, mushrrooms, lost multi tools, new paw paw patches, and assorted lizards and snakes along side the trail. Ha I'm probabl dangerous cause I never watch where I'm riding.
10-17-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,909
Posted By born2bahick

Ed, your just stirring the pot, you big...

Ed, your just stirring the pot, you big instigator you! Keep it up. I love my I-9's, 3 degree engagement has spoiled me. You know what, if i do have to maintain them it's worth it.
10-15-11, 04:56 AM
10-14-11, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,246
Posted By born2bahick

PICS,PICS, and more PICS puleeeze

PICS,PICS, and more PICS puleeeze
10-14-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By born2bahick

I switch between RR and HN on my two bikes, I...

I switch between RR and HN on my two bikes, I can;t see where perfomance in shifting suffers, or is better on either. They both work great when in proper working order.
10-12-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By born2bahick

closest i ever got to that was to ride thirty...

closest i ever got to that was to ride thirty miles of gravel to ride 9 miles of singletrack, then thirty miles of gravel back. boring!
10-12-11, 03:03 PM
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