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10-16-05, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By math2p14

Ahhhh spain... great Med climate and dry...

Ahhhh spain... great Med climate and dry trails... i miss that (Greece) so much...

I havent ridden for ages :(, ah well... at least i can still play the guitar...

Nice pics man i envy you.
12-21-04, 03:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,278
Posted By math2p14

great pics Mael... :) damn i need a tall fork and...

great pics Mael... :) damn i need a tall fork and slack HA now ;)
12-21-04, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By math2p14

7005 does not require heat treatment which is not...

7005 does not require heat treatment which is not always good
6061 requires it.

7005 is more brittle than 6061/6069, hence the latter should be more suitable to frames that will see more abuse.
...
12-21-04, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,061
Posted By math2p14

screams break a lot???

screams break a lot???
12-10-04, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By math2p14

Mael is right... this is by far the best mtb-ing...

Mael is right... this is by far the best mtb-ing movie... it is not a collection of video clips like NWD or Kranked...it is all about riding... and for that i love it. (i have all of NWD and Kranked...
12-08-04, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,089
Posted By math2p14

All good vic... Preparing myself to go back...

All good vic...

Preparing myself to go back home for xmas, and then to resume riding after xmas... too much work and teaching this term :( not enough riding .

Wrt to the SX, i found out someone...
12-08-04, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,089
Posted By math2p14

I would like (and will get) A Z1FR2 150mm...

I would like (and will get)

A Z1FR2 150mm fork
and a Fox Vanilla R or Romic 7.5" x 2" rear shock :D:D:D
11-28-04, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By math2p14

Well, let me have my say as a dher of the old...

Well, let me have my say as a dher of the old (1992-1994).

I was riding a today's xc bike back at the time. The DH was a fireroad with switchbacks, high speed, bombholes and small jumps.... the...
11-28-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By math2p14

Exeter Devon, UK here... ;) Haldon is an...

Exeter Devon, UK here... ;)

Haldon is an excellent place to ride, with a dh course and a northshore trail.
11-28-04, 03:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By math2p14

Not all roadie converts love them :P

Not all roadie converts love them :P
11-27-04, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By math2p14

Well at the current point in time, i dont need...

Well at the current point in time, i dont need shimano. My XT (02) runs ok, my XT brakes are a marvel (outdo MonoM4 etc...), but if i need something to change if broken...then SRAM/Hayes for me (or...
11-27-04, 03:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By math2p14

I guess the whole issue is XC racing DH...

I guess the whole issue is

XC racing
DH racing....

imho these are totally different to normal XC and normal DH.

You dont need to be skinny and have a 20lbs bike to go for XC, and you dont...
11-26-04, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By math2p14

Now with XTR triggers replaced by flipper the...

Now with XTR triggers replaced by flipper the dolphins, X9 and X0 are alone in the top ...:D
11-26-04, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By math2p14

Sram makes shimano compatible trigger shifters...

Sram makes shimano compatible trigger shifters with 2-1 ratio on cable tension.

Shimano followers will say that X7 is LX, and X9 is XT equivalents.

I say X7 is XT, and X9 is XTR, and i follow...
11-22-04, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By math2p14

We dont know yet... But if the UK...

We dont know yet...

But if the UK dristributor decides to see IH like SantaCruz or Intense... expect 2500$++

You could get a Haro X2 (X1 or X3 i cant remember) for 750quid. That is a fully...
11-22-04, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By math2p14

Hahaha :D:D:D Yes i am back, unfortunately...

Hahaha :D:D:D

Yes i am back, unfortunately i wasnt participating a lot recently, and i do apologise for that.

Yea i bore mael now with stratocasters etc.... well at least he is not listening...
11-22-04, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By math2p14

Mate with 750quid you get nothing in the UK...

Mate with 750quid you get nothing in the UK market... end of story....

What you could get are:

Enduro SX frame 500quid
Bighit DH frame 600quid
Transition Preston 700quid
Transition Dirtbag...
11-21-04, 01:08 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 114,057
Posted By math2p14

For 2005 Rockhopper is substantially beefed up...

For 2005 Rockhopper is substantially beefed up for Allmountain usage.

Both frames are using A1 allu which is essentially 6061T5 , now it seems to me that the Rockhopper has a bit more attention to...
11-21-04, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By math2p14

If you can find 03/04 XT disc hubs get them......

If you can find 03/04 XT disc hubs get them... they are pretty good. Another good value high end hubset is HopeXC ... highly recommended, as for rims, Mavic EX721 or Sun MTX is a good solution for...
11-19-04, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By math2p14

BTw do you think that the rail position on the...

BTw do you think that the rail position on the Flite saddles is a bit to the rear of the saddle? ie looong nose, short rear?

???? what was that about Greek and bums? :D:D:D
11-18-04, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By math2p14

AAAARgh, Saddle options? WTB

Hey guys,

I got bored of aching after every ride with my 1993 Flite Transalp saddle (this is not a normal Flite model, it was a special model of 1993 lightened at 130gr or somethign....too...
11-10-04, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By math2p14

Get a disc mate and grab a Z1. Btw i am in...

Get a disc mate and grab a Z1.

Btw i am in Devon as well
11-09-04, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By math2p14

Actually since no-one is producing a 6.75" i2i 2"...

Actually since no-one is producing a 6.75" i2i 2" stroke shock, i am at 1" rise in front, 0.75" in rear and 20mm bb height increase.
11-09-04, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By math2p14

Rasheed thank you very much for your input my...

Rasheed thank you very much for your input my friend.

The 150mm Z1 will raise my front end by 20mm. This basically means that i ll get a HA of 68 degrees which is fine by me. Also the bb will be...
11-09-04, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By math2p14

Thanks mates. I just need to find a rear...

Thanks mates.

I just need to find a rear shock expert now to learn which shocks with 6.75" i2i or 7" i2i could get 2" stroke.
11-09-04, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By math2p14

Yes but it is a 3 part plan, should i stick with...

Yes but it is a 3 part plan, should i stick with 1,2 1 alone or 1.2.3?
11-09-04, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By math2p14

New fork and rear shock for an SX.

Hi all,

I am trying to add more punch for trail/dh/fr usage on my Enduro SX 03/04. Currently i am running a 2003 Z1dropoff ETA fork with SSVF damping and QR dropouts. The rear shock is a Vanilla R...
11-08-04, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,678
Posted By math2p14

Congrats vic on the new bike! looks sweet! I...

Congrats vic on the new bike! looks sweet!

I am a traitor as well ;) got a road bike recently ;)
11-06-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,076
Posted By math2p14

I have used XT, XTR, LX, Deore, X9 Out of...

I have used XT, XTR, LX, Deore, X9

Out of the lot, i prefer X9 for many reasons... however i still got XT... want to go to X9 though
10-27-04, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By math2p14

Congrats bro, very nice looking and not at all...

Congrats bro, very nice looking and not at all ghetto...

damn i envy the sunny pics
10-10-04, 04:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,459
Posted By math2p14

As A2 said, i would improve bearings in pivots...

As A2 said, i would improve bearings in pivots and bb.

Another area that i would definately put my effort to is FEA of the frame...cmon i want a frame that is meant to last heaven and hell,

in...
09-23-04, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By math2p14

Mael, i am coming... (hopefully).... this is one...

Mael, i am coming... (hopefully).... this is one hell of a description for a ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-04, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By math2p14

thanks guys for the nice comments. It was...

thanks guys for the nice comments.

It was nice to get a 54cm after all, the seatpost is exposed about 10-12cm out of the frame.... so a 56 or 58 would be too large.... and after all i enjoy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-04, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By math2p14

New bike... Orbea Zona

Hi all, after 10 days i eventually get my new road bike.... for training, since without a car and without proper mountains within reach, i want to ride more often hence the roadie was the only...
09-15-04, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,905
Posted By math2p14

Folding tires have much different riding behavior...

Folding tires have much different riding behavior to non folding ones. In other words for the same given tire, the non folding or wire version will buckle with more difficulty when cornering in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-04, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By math2p14

i got a thomson on my mtb i like it a lot, but on...

i got a thomson on my mtb i like it a lot, but on the roadie i want something with more layback... and i dislike the layback thomson.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-04, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By math2p14

Seatpost recommendations for a steel Orbea frame.

Hi all,

I am waiting for my bike to be built this week and i have to choose a seatpost for it. My options are as follows.

Selcof Ti
Campagnolo Centaul Allu
Campagnolo Chorus Ti 2003...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-04, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,644
Posted By math2p14

I am 185cm, 32" inseam and i have just ordered a...

I am 185cm, 32" inseam and i have just ordered a 54cm frame (55cm tt with 11 or 12cm stem).

Typically speaking everyone hearing 185cm would point me towards a 58frame which would be insanely big...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-04, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By math2p14

Thanks for the input my friend. I very much...

Thanks for the input my friend. I very much appreciate... i ll go with silver then.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-04, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By math2p14

Geometry and sizing across different brands?

Hi all,

My old road bike had a 57cm TT and a 58cm ST. (C-C). I used a 9cm stem with it. Now i am planning to get a new bike, and i was looking at a bike with 55cm TT and 54cm ST to use it with an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-04, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By math2p14

Centaur Century Grey?

Hi all,

Are there any durability issues that i should be aware of for the new grey finish on Centaur gruppo? My other option is the classic silver but on a 3ring setup. All i am asking is if that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-04, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By math2p14

Ok and since i am new to this new Colombus...

Ok and since i am new to this new Colombus tubing, any opinions on Zona vs Ultrafoco?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-04, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By math2p14

Who? I prefer to get something branded ie, orbea,...

Who? I prefer to get something branded ie, orbea, lemond, gios, colnago etc... just a matter of preference

My only question is Zona vs Ultrafoco for long term durability...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-04, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By math2p14

Yeah but will the ultrafoco last as long as the...

Yeah but will the ultrafoco last as long as the Zona?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-04, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By math2p14

new 105 vs new Centaur (2002 vs 2004 nevertheless)

new 105 vs new Centaur (2002 vs 2004 nevertheless)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-04, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By math2p14

Different leage to both the Gios and the Lemond? ...

Different leage to both the Gios and the Lemond?

Any ideas on the differences between Zona, Ultrafoco, 853 select?

If the Ultrafoco Carbon is uber durable for at least 10yrs then i am after it....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-04, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By math2p14

So this week i ll buy my road bike.HELP NEEDED, i am stuck

Hi all,

I am back in the UK after summer holidays. Here is the lowdown.

Gios Compact pro is my primary choice. But, the importer is actually a bike shop and not a company. Hence, smaller than...
09-05-04, 01:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By math2p14

for the ultimate budget choise, FSA Vdrive...

for the ultimate budget choise, FSA Vdrive XTREME.
for the ultimate medium budget highend choice Northshores on closeout
or Middleburn RS7
or Profiles.
It is too early for the Xtype...
09-05-04, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By math2p14

9"? nah..... i got half of that.... and god bless...

9"? nah..... i got half of that.... and god bless Maelstrom that lands me to reality everynow and then, when i am talking nonsense...
08-29-04, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By math2p14

Yep i saw myself on video as well ;) Black...

Yep i saw myself on video as well ;) Black Raceface Teeshirt, i was at the dropoff point/chute, on the right hand side .
You are all more than wellcome for the pics... it was my pleasure to post...
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