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08-13-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By mech2o4

get both! if the mini pump you decide to go with...

get both! if the mini pump you decide to go with breaks on you, you'll have a co2 pump to back you up. theyre both relatively small so you shouldnt notice them in your back or on your bike
08-13-07, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By mech2o4

i love my crank bros, the wide body offers alot...

i love my crank bros, the wide body offers alot of room for your foot to pivot around and gives great traction. plus they come in alot of colors so they look really good
08-07-07, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By mech2o4

coming from bmx i like to keep my saddle low. it...

coming from bmx i like to keep my saddle low. it really helps having it out of the way when you're manuvering around the bike, also i would never jump without it being slammed
08-07-07, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,957
Posted By mech2o4

you probably shouldnt ask seeing as you already...

you probably shouldnt ask seeing as you already bought the bike... what if i were to say it was a piece? would you take it back?
08-04-07, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By mech2o4

I got a question for you, did you consider what a...

I got a question for you, did you consider what a larger travel fork could do to your frame? you might have added more stress in certain areas than your frame could handle... i mean i've heard...
08-04-07, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 378
Posted By mech2o4

unlike you i'll keep this response short- get an...

unlike you i'll keep this response short- get an "all mountain" bike if you want to ride all sorts of terrain, specialized's enduro is a great bike. as far as accesories go go with whatever feels the...
08-04-07, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,877
Posted By mech2o4

there are alot of people who hate on iron horse,...

there are alot of people who hate on iron horse, and a few love em'--- i say as long as it holds up its all good. congrats and welcome to mtb
07-24-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By mech2o4

four words: "clip in to win!" get some clip in...

four words: "clip in to win!" get some clip in pedals, it'll help alot when you climb
07-24-07, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By mech2o4

a 16" would be really uncomfortable, you should...

a 16" would be really uncomfortable, you should go with a large frame/ 19-20"
07-09-07, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By mech2o4

no, the j1's are a down grade- stick to the dart3...

no, the j1's are a down grade- stick to the dart3 or listen to me and get a tora... your choice.
07-09-07, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By mech2o4

imo you should think of getting a nicer fork than...

imo you should think of getting a nicer fork than the dart- yeah its has a low price tag but for a little more money you could get a TORA...~$350-$400
07-02-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By mech2o4

putting on alittle muscle

hey guys, i have a trek 6000 hardtail. i've done tons of xc trails over the years but now i find myself getting into the world of downhill. i plan to buy a DH bike soon so i could do some aggrerssive...
07-02-07, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By mech2o4

check out the trek remedy and specialized...

check out the trek remedy and specialized enduro.... they might be alittle more money than what you are looking for but they're great bikes
07-02-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By mech2o4

here's a good one. go with a specialized fatboy...

here's a good one. go with a specialized fatboy tire (completely smooth tread) in a 26x1.5, its the best ride youll have on pavement- you can keep the same rims you have you'll just have to buy a...
07-02-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By mech2o4

whoa! hold on a second man. it turns out that you...

whoa! hold on a second man. it turns out that you have a legit schwinn on your hands. the rock shox rear shock and the avid brake lever (Good stuff) prove it--its an older model, but back in its day...
06-19-07, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By mech2o4

Help me choose a bike!

okay okay, i know you guys have heard it a thousand time before but here it is again. i'm in the market for a new bike and i need alittle help. im looking for a full suspension (xc, all mountain,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-07, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By mech2o4

i dont really have an opinion on which bike you...

i dont really have an opinion on which bike you should choose, but i definitly think you should stay away from the disc models, they offer great stoping power in wet and muddy conditions but on bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-07, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,417
Posted By mech2o4

i think you should look for an spd with a...

i think you should look for an spd with a platform on the otherside, they're really cheap and if you dont like them you dont have to use them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-07, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By mech2o4

i was in my room sitting on my bike practicing...

i was in my room sitting on my bike practicing clipping in and out while holding on to my dresser (shoulder height) i clipped in and started to pedal backwards, i let go for a second to put my hands...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-07, 11:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,813
Posted By mech2o4

i'm sure you'll be happy with the atmos but, if...

i'm sure you'll be happy with the atmos but, if for some reason you're not try out a specialized- i use a decibel (expensive) but i think the air-8 is a clean looking helmet that feels relatively...
04-10-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By mech2o4

>>really good idea<< why dont you tell your buddy...

>>really good idea<< why dont you tell your buddy that you'll fix his fork problem in return for letting you ride the bike for a few weeks.... think of it as a rental. you'll have a nice bike to ride...
04-10-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By mech2o4

look for a specialized hardrock pro- its built...

look for a specialized hardrock pro- its built tough and has close to a freeride geometry plus it has great components and a killer rim set (sun single track, downhill rated). a buddy of mine bought...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,115
Posted By mech2o4

isnt it sad that you even considered getting a...

isnt it sad that you even considered getting a bike that you thought didnt look good just because you're afraid of it getting stolen...it'd be easy if everyone were honest, but i suggest using one of...
04-02-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By mech2o4

Either way you choose you're going to end up with...

Either way you choose you're going to end up with a really nice bike- for me i would go with the specialized, even though their is less travel on the forks- they're alittle nicer, i love the avid...
04-02-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By mech2o4

I don't know guys... this thing does look pretty...

I don't know guys... this thing does look pretty sweet, if it works as good as their (i'm sure unbiased) test riders say then i might be sold.
04-02-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,058
Posted By mech2o4

Rock Shox's are really nice and Fox's are great...

Rock Shox's are really nice and Fox's are great (Alittle overpriced) but RST's are just junk... never in my life, unless i was riding a comfort bike, would i run an RST shock. -if you could get that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By mech2o4

Aero bar decisions

i've been contemplating putting on a pair of aero bars on my bike for a while now-only i'm not sure its something i should do. they can be expensive, i try to ride mostly hills, and i'm already...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,173
Posted By mech2o4

honestly any degreaser will get it looking close...

honestly any degreaser will get it looking close to brand new... just spray it on, let it soak a minute, then use a rag to rub it off. works on my specialized-
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-07, 01:57 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,359
Posted By mech2o4

he he these are really funny jokes guys. oh yeah,...

he he these are really funny jokes guys. oh yeah, i've got a few my buddies always tell me.. like "you ride slower than i walk" and "you lose your breath before you clip in" and "your so...
03-20-07, 01:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,681
Posted By mech2o4

you ask a simple question... it started out as a...

you ask a simple question... it started out as a joke and went more directions then i could keep up with. I'M EXHAUSTED!!!
03-19-07, 01:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,681
Posted By mech2o4

>> Attention Ladies, The Most Important Question of All <<

I have an important question but I need to get the answer directly from the girls of So Cal (who are as wise as they are beautiful) what I need to know is : Are girls really down for bikers?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-07, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By mech2o4

Go with the Specialized Air tool Pro- 60 bucks...

Go with the Specialized Air tool Pro- 60 bucks gets you the smoothest, sturdiest, and most accurate pump out there. and it looks good too!
03-19-07, 12:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By mech2o4

The More the Merrier!

My friends and co-workers are always looking for more people to ride with, you know to change things up a little. anyways we ride early almost everyday of the week- road and mountain, so if you're...
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