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08-25-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Stregone

The problem with spectra is it has a very low...

The problem with spectra is it has a very low melting point. It is used in high performance stunt kites and if it rubs against anything other than itself (it is also very low friction and you need to...
08-06-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Stregone

Look into a cheap r/c battery charger. Then you...

Look into a cheap r/c battery charger. Then you just need to make an adapter to whatever kind of plug that pack uses.

Here's one for example: Accucell S60 AC Charger (US Plug)...
03-07-16, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,066
Posted By Stregone

If you are worried about chips and scrapes get...

If you are worried about chips and scrapes get some clear hockey stick tape.
05-13-05, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,613
Posted By Stregone

This is really the prime factor in endos in my...

This is really the prime factor in endos in my experience. Just the other day I was on a smooth section of trail, and was very casually pedaling along. I didn't notice a small log on the trail, and...
04-03-05, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By Stregone

My friend got a fuji hardtail for his first bike...

My friend got a fuji hardtail for his first bike last year. He likes it.
04-03-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Stregone

All gasses expand when they heat up, nitrogen...

All gasses expand when they heat up, nitrogen just does so less than plain air. Air is something like 75% nitrogen anyways.
03-30-05, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By Stregone

I use Forcastfox...

I use Forcastfox (http://forecastfox.mozdev.org/). Nice and simple for weather if you use firefox or mozilla. It gets its info from weather.com. I also have a little linux taskbar applet that gets...
03-30-05, 06:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,605
Posted By Stregone

Seques? You mean segway?

Seques? You mean segway?
03-21-05, 08:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,538
Posted By Stregone

The 'Drivers aren't expecting it' line sounds...

The 'Drivers aren't expecting it' line sounds like BS. I've read alot of stuff in this forum and alot of advice has something like 'drivers aren't expecting it, so they will pay attention to it...
12-23-04, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,055
Posted By Stregone

I love riding with my friend who is way slower...

I love riding with my friend who is way slower than me. I pace myself to him and end up being able to ride all day. Alone I wear myself out in a half hour and need to take a break and sit down for a...
12-16-04, 07:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 56,801
Posted By Stregone

I spray mine with lube whenever I lube my chain....

I spray mine with lube whenever I lube my chain. I only relube the drivetrain after muddy rides that require me to spray the bike down before bringing it in. I find it helps prevent rust if nothing...
12-06-04, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 338,196
Posted By Stregone

Well the title isn't completely obvious. Maybe...

Well the title isn't completely obvious. Maybe rename the thread "Post pics of your rigs" :p
12-06-04, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 477
Posted By Stregone

That looks dangerous, good thing you are wearing...

That looks dangerous, good thing you are wearing a helmet :D
12-01-04, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,166
Posted By Stregone

That actualy looks yummy. Not that I'd eat it...

That actualy looks yummy. Not that I'd eat it every day of the week though.
11-21-04, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Stregone

You can't replace a steerer. They are pressed in...

You can't replace a steerer. They are pressed in at the factory and if you remove it a new one will never fit as tight.
11-17-04, 10:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,381
Posted By Stregone

Upgrading is fun. Same bike...but its a little...

Upgrading is fun. Same bike...but its a little different! Plus if you install the stuff yourself you learn that much more about your bike :)
11-15-04, 06:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,370
Posted By Stregone

It is no coincidence that they are called...

It is no coincidence that they are called recoilless rifles ;)
11-13-04, 02:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,541
Posted By Stregone

I hardly notice the bob in the rear, mostly the...

I hardly notice the bob in the rear, mostly the front. Though its less than 4" of travel, it still helps a ton flying over the rough stuff.
11-13-04, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,186
Posted By Stregone

Well, I admit I've never seen older ones :)

Well, I admit I've never seen older ones :)
11-13-04, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,381
Posted By Stregone

derailleurs are derailleurs, they won't make you...

derailleurs are derailleurs, they won't make you faster or do anything to 'performance'. A nice fork will do the most for the bike. I've got a 10 year old steel bike with rusty alivo derailleurs and...
11-13-04, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,186
Posted By Stregone

Konas aren't that bad. They don't exasperate the...

Konas aren't that bad. They don't exasperate the problem by splattering several ugly colors on one bike.
11-13-04, 01:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,950
Posted By Stregone

IMO a non-poser would save the showboating for...

IMO a non-poser would save the showboating for the track and the poser would do something stupid on the street :p
11-12-04, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,071
Posted By Stregone

So you get sick drinking, decide to ride home,...

So you get sick drinking, decide to ride home, get hit at a light you think was green, and the wisdom you gleam from the experience is that you don't need a helmet. Good luck dude :)
11-12-04, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Stregone

There are console controller adapters that...

There are console controller adapters that convert them to usb.
http://www.lik-sang.com/
11-10-04, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By Stregone

Instead of a chin strap you get state of the art...

Instead of a chin strap you get state of the art highly evolved "claw grips".
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11-10-04, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By Stregone

Screw that, where can I get this "invisible...

Screw that, where can I get this "invisible light" they are talking about? :eek:
11-10-04, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Stregone

Cool, was logged into my gmail account already...

Cool, was logged into my gmail account already and didn't need to any account creating :)
11-09-04, 06:41 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,390
Posted By Stregone

Run Riot by Def Leppard :)

Run Riot by Def Leppard :)
11-07-04, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By Stregone

Actualy it would be kind of useful, but not for...

Actualy it would be kind of useful, but not for racing or anything. Say you are taking a long trail, with lots of side routes and stuff. You ride the trail once, and hit a button every time you pass...
11-07-04, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By Stregone

One time I was struggling up a steep hill when...

One time I was struggling up a steep hill when the front tire popped off the ground and the bike did a 180. Almost plowed into my friend who was behind me and smart enough to walk that hill, hehe.
11-06-04, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By Stregone

I did 30-0mph in about 3 or 4 layers of skin once...

I did 30-0mph in about 3 or 4 layers of skin once (I call it 'flesh-brakes'). Was cherry red from my elbows almost to my wrists. Rear tire slipped out from under me on asphalt. Tried to sit up before...
11-06-04, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,535
Posted By Stregone

I saw a guy on a cyclocross bike last week. I was...

I saw a guy on a cyclocross bike last week. I was sitting on a log taking a break before bombing down this shallow but long and swoopy hill (its alot of fun, and FAST). So as I was sitting there he...
11-06-04, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Stregone

I just hose off the clumps of mud after a ride,...

I just hose off the clumps of mud after a ride, if any. If I feel like seeing it nice and shiny I'll use some windex and a handful of paper towels, works great and you don't risk getting water where...
11-05-04, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By Stregone

1 stone = 14 pounds.

1 stone = 14 pounds.
11-04-04, 08:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,823
Posted By Stregone

Thanks, I missed that one.

Thanks, I missed that one.
11-04-04, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Stregone

If your goal is to get a job doing it even if you...

If your goal is to get a job doing it even if you don't learn anything new from it it will still help you get a job.

A friend of mine is a graphic designer. He was laid off after the big dot com...
11-04-04, 08:44 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,823
Posted By Stregone

Did anyone explain what flippy levers are yet?...

Did anyone explain what flippy levers are yet? Someone asked a while ago and I'm curious too :p
10-31-04, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,482
Posted By Stregone

I love grip shifters simply because you can crank...

I love grip shifters simply because you can crank it down to your bail out gear when you turn a blind corner and suddenly find yourself unprepared for a steep hill.
10-29-04, 08:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,776
Posted By Stregone

I used to ride my bike to the grocery store all...

I used to ride my bike to the grocery store all the time. I just left it right next to those steam cleaners and stuff they rent. The things are locked into a rack that would also do well as a bike...
10-28-04, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Stregone

9 speed chains are narrower than 7 speed chains....

9 speed chains are narrower than 7 speed chains. Chain rings designed for 7 speed chains are thicker than chain rings designed for 9 speed chains.
10-28-04, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By Stregone

I got a couple of my friends into mtbing...

I got a couple of my friends into mtbing recently, they both had ipods, and brought them with them on our first few rides together. They were constantly yanking the headphones out of their ears and...
10-27-04, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,654
Posted By Stregone

One thing about twin rotors would be that they...

One thing about twin rotors would be that they would get rid of the twisting force disc brakes put on the fork.
10-26-04, 06:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,877
Posted By Stregone

I just ride some more :p

I just ride some more :p
10-22-04, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Stregone

v-brakes are 'side pull' cantilevers. The old...

v-brakes are 'side pull' cantilevers. The old kind are 'center pull' or 'direct pull' cantilevers. I find it confusing as heck why v-brakes were called v-brakes. There isn't a V to be found anywhere...
10-20-04, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Stregone

You could have the LBS do just those things that...

You could have the LBS do just those things that need special tools..
10-19-04, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,332
Posted By Stregone

I'm 6'1, and have a medium super-v, the...

I'm 6'1, and have a medium super-v, the predicessor to the jekyll. It fits me okay, possibly a bit small but it doesn't feel uncomfortable.
10-16-04, 05:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,594
Posted By Stregone

I don't think its neccessary. I think a better...

I don't think its neccessary. I think a better idea would be to get a nice beefy rim that can hold alot of heat. Also inspect your cables often. An undamaged cable won't just break for no reason,...
10-13-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,698
Posted By Stregone

I'm not sure I see a cell phone either, it sort...

I'm not sure I see a cell phone either, it sort of looks like he is about to adjust his glasses, or in the middle of raising his hand to wave at the guy taking the picture. It also looks like he's in...
10-13-04, 08:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,411
Posted By Stregone

You people should be polititians with the way you...

You people should be polititians with the way you take things out of context, ignore parts of the story, and nit pick meaningless crap. All of this arguing about spit and not enough about getting hit...
10-12-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Stregone

Sounds fun :)

Sounds fun :)
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