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02-28-08, 06:23 PM
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Posted By R33F

Budget: ...

Budget:

http://www.bikemagic.com/news/images/giant05_reign2_side_big.jpg

What you really want:

http://reviews.mtbr.com/files/2007/08/img_3776.jpg

And if you really want a sweet ride...
02-28-08, 02:58 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,145,747
Posted By R33F

My SS. :) ...

My SS. :)

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h3/aishy60/MTB/SELager003resized.jpg

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h3/aishy60/MTB/SELager005resized.jpg
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02-27-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 999
Posted By R33F

Ok, you have a point - but what difference is a...

Ok, you have a point - but what difference is a 'lighter' XC bike going to make to me ? I am over 6 foot tall and weigh 189 pounds - so does efficiency v weight when racing a bike really come into...
02-27-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By R33F

I would say 'markhr' is recommending / supporting...

I would say 'markhr' is recommending / supporting the brass cleats in lieu of defending them ?

The 'Long Lasting' cleats have done me two years of riding / commuting and now need replacement which...
02-27-08, 09:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,831
Posted By R33F

Congrats on a sweet looking ride ! The...

Congrats on a sweet looking ride !

The build spec looks great as well - will make one hell of a 4x bike.

Progress photo's please.
02-27-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 999
Posted By R33F

With not too much work - it is easy enough to get...

With not too much work - it is easy enough to get a Bullit to the 30 pound mark.

While not a machine for 'carb starved' XC Whippets - the Bullit can be used for Trail / XC duties without too much...
02-27-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By R33F

Vagabond M4

After riding with Specialized 'Tahoe' Mtb shoes for about 2 years, I have recently changed to Pearl Izumi "Vagabond M4' Mtb Shoes.

I find they have a much stiffer sole which helps on the road...
02-15-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,145,747
Posted By R33F

Congrats SkatesCool, it is beautiful.

Congrats SkatesCool, it is beautiful.
02-15-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By R33F

I would be looking for another shop where you can...

I would be looking for another shop where you can get a mechanic to bleed them for you / explain / show you how to bleed them.

Hayes Nines work well when beld well - I have never had a problem...
02-15-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 769
Posted By R33F

That is ******** sexy - congrats on a sweet ride...

That is ******** sexy - congrats on a sweet ride !!

Full spec list please ?

:)
02-15-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By R33F

Well done FizzyPop on your first outing - stick...

Well done FizzyPop on your first outing - stick with the clipless, they really do make a difference on rocky and rutty terrain !!



With all due respect to those riders - they were not exactly...
02-14-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By R33F

You didn't explain what style of riding you were...

You didn't explain what style of riding you were doing - so depending on that - the shorts and their applications will be different.

For Cross Country and general mountain bike duties, my two...
02-07-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By R33F

Farkin.net - definately - look in the 'Watering...

Farkin.net - definately - look in the 'Watering Hole' under N.S.W - you will hook up with someone for a ride for sure.

If you get the chance - try and hook up a ride at Awaba (2 hrs north of...
02-07-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,417
Posted By R33F

Wouldn't that depend on the type of riding your...

Wouldn't that depend on the type of riding your doing ?

I run 25 - 30 psi on the downhill bike on loose sketchy tracks. More tyre surface area for traction. If your not rolling fast enough on a...
02-07-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 380,474
Posted By R33F

They are aesthetically pleasing considering the...

They are aesthetically pleasing considering the 'hump'.

The pictures were taken literally after it was finished being assmebled.

The height of the frame and the 'shortness' of the rear make...
Forum: Introductions
02-07-08, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By R33F

Thankyou East Hill. You are correct -...

Thankyou East Hill.

You are correct - located on the Gold Coast, but not so much into the diving - there's too many hills around :p

BF is huge !! So much to see - so much reading.

Will...
02-07-08, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 380,474
Posted By R33F

My Rides.....

'05 Jamis Dakar
Is now back to doing standard XC duties, and has Candy C's in lieu of the Mallets, 3 Chainrings, and an XC stem. Didn't know what to expect when I bought this bike, but it just keeps...
Forum: Introductions
02-06-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By R33F

Greetings

Hey All,

Quick into:

Mountian Bikes.

Getting into Single Speeds (addictive).

From Australia.
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