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05-02-05, 06:26 PM
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Posted By earlygrace

Here is my ride, nothin special but if gets the...

Here is my ride, nothin special but if gets the job done for the trails around here.
04-22-05, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By earlygrace

I got a pair of shin guards without the knee...

I got a pair of shin guards without the knee (SMACK) got them after I had a bunch of stiches to put the nice slice I got from my peddel. I like em, light, no restriction in movement, cooler then...
04-20-05, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By earlygrace

"do NOT conform to IMBA and are all being torn...

"do NOT conform to IMBA and are all being torn down."

What the? I am all for Shore style stuff, but what is with removing what is already there?

What does "do not conform" mean, what do they do...
04-19-05, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By earlygrace

some KELSO pics off of pinkbike

some KELSO pics off of pinkbike
04-19-05, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By earlygrace

Kelso is alright for what it is worth, close to...

Kelso is alright for what it is worth, close to home for me. A wide range of trails, the extream tail is fun. they look like they may be building or fixing up some of the obstacles, more would be...
04-19-05, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 730
Posted By earlygrace

Nice looking trails, to bad someone cut all those...

Nice looking trails, to bad someone cut all those logs and moved them out of the way.

I have found the more the bike costs, the more it cost to fix.
02-04-05, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By earlygrace

I have the 2004 frame and have been very happy...

I have the 2004 frame and have been very happy with it.
02-04-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By earlygrace

I got this helmet as a b-day gift last week, I...

I got this helmet as a b-day gift last week, I have not had a chance to take a ride, but walking around my house with it hooked up to my iPod, it sounds fairly good. even at full volume I can still...
01-17-05, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By earlygrace

My last bike had bar ends, I miss them, they made...

My last bike had bar ends, I miss them, they made me feel safe, kinda protected my hands from being hit by branches. But I wouldn't put them on my new bike.
01-17-05, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By earlygrace

pinkbike

pinkbike
01-13-05, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By earlygrace

anyone next to me ever forget that the lock out...

anyone next to me ever forget that the lock out is on and do a far size jump/drop? Can doing that damage you shock/fork?? I always worry about that.
Forum: Foo
01-11-05, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By earlygrace

I have gotten these several times, just forward...

I have gotten these several times, just forward them to spoof@ebay.com, never give out any info, I always make up stuff when I have to fill out any online forms.
01-10-05, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By earlygrace

I crash almost everytime I get out, but I only...

I crash almost everytime I get out, but I only concider it a "major" if I need stiches, a cast, physical therapy, or brake something on my bike, ie: brakes, derailer, frame.

I hopefully only have...
01-09-05, 06:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,549
Posted By earlygrace

any which way, disc brakes just look way cooler!!

any which way, disc brakes just look way cooler!!
01-08-05, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By earlygrace

Thanks for the help, maybe I should get the...

Thanks for the help, maybe I should get the manual for doing manuals, and a beer and maybe use my brakes or maybe not.
01-07-05, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By earlygrace

Tips on Manuals

Anyone out there really good that these? if so, give us some tips? is it all balance or do you use your brakes alittle, alot? are they easier on smaller bike or different frames?
01-07-05, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

WOW, I e-mailed Hayes that photo and a...

WOW, I e-mailed Hayes that photo and a discription of the damaged piston and they are mailing me out the replacement part for free. Talk about great service!!
01-07-05, 05:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,269
Posted By earlygrace

Yea, I getta get a new lid this one makes me look...

Yea, I getta get a new lid this one makes me look dorky
01-06-05, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

ok I think I found the problem with my brake, I...

ok I think I found the problem with my brake, I took the lever apart and found a chunk missing out of one of the bushing on the Master Cylinder Piston.

take a look.
01-05-05, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By earlygrace

Mace Solo Trigger, perfect partner for my iPod

Ohh I got to get one of these!

Mace has introduced the Solo Trigger helmet for those who are into rockin' out while they ride.* Yes, the Solo Trigger comes with headphones built into the foam of...
01-04-05, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By earlygrace

Hayes G1 vs G2 calipers how can I tell

how can I tell what kinda Hayes calipers I have? I think the G2's have a squarer look to them, but I am no expert that is why I am asking you.
12-17-04, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By earlygrace

so are the calipers interchangable? I mean can I...

so are the calipers interchangable? I mean can I use my old one with these new ones if need be? I would think so.
12-17-04, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By earlygrace

Are Mag's better then Nines?

I have a set of Nines right now, but one of the levers is wreked, so I found a good deal on a used set of compleat f&r Hayes Mag's

Am I better off with the Mags or the Nines, I know the problems...
12-02-04, 03:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 974
Posted By earlygrace

I will be out there this winter, I have to...

I will be out there this winter, I have to choice, it is winter here far more than it is summer.
I looking to buy some studded tires soon, have seem them from $100 each to $50 each, same amount of...
12-01-04, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By earlygrace

I have found that to be very true, yuppies with...

I have found that to be very true, yuppies with more money then they know what to do with.
11-29-04, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By earlygrace

I have a set of Truvativ Hassenfelt, but the...

I have a set of Truvativ Hassenfelt, but the insert for the pedels came out, so I had to send them to get fixed and have not gotten them back yet, 3 months later.

so I picked up a set of RaceFace...
11-24-04, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,139
Posted By earlygrace

I have had nothing but problems with my XT's I...

I have had nothing but problems with my XT's I have broken them twice, mud gets in the drain train/derailer, everything gets harder to shift. I press harder on the thumb shifter and then, "crack"...
11-23-04, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By earlygrace

hooligan, where are these trails you are talking...

hooligan, where are these trails you are talking about?
11-23-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By earlygrace

I have had this same problem, most of the time if...

I have had this same problem, most of the time if I am unbalanced while in the air I just prpare to eat it hard. I try not to pull the bike up, I rather just let the jump launch me that seems to help...
11-19-04, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

Yea I would prefer to do it myself, so I think I...

Yea I would prefer to do it myself, so I think I will either bring it to my LBS an have them figure out the problem and then do it myself, or I may call hayes which sounds like a real good idea. Or I...
11-19-04, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

so do you think I should just get the Cartridge...

so do you think I should just get the Cartridge kit 2000+ which is what I think is damaged, or should I just replace the whole Brake Lever? I wonder how difficult it will be to replace the Cartridge?
11-18-04, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By earlygrace

Are you going to post pix of the scars or the...

Are you going to post pix of the scars or the extreamly hot nurse? my vote goes to the hot nurse!
11-18-04, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

yea they are nines, they look just like yours

yea they are nines, they look just like yours
11-18-04, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By earlygrace

Oh shots of that would have been kewl to see,...

Oh shots of that would have been kewl to see, what did he do with the chunk of skin? Sounds like photo album material.
11-18-04, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By earlygrace

I think everyone should keep a camera handy for...

I think everyone should keep a camera handy for photographing there wounds. the best would be a sequence of shots showing the wound happening. I guess you could call that a video. yea lets see your...
11-18-04, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

I think this is the problem, I am fairly sure...

I think this is the problem, I am fairly sure that the brake did take a direct hit fairly hard against a tree, the lever screw is not helping and I have already bled the lines.

The brakes works...
11-17-04, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By earlygrace

lets see photos of your scars, cuts, broken bones

I don't have much documented, but here is a little love tap from my pedals to my shin, but there must be better scars out there?
11-17-04, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

So the HFX9's lever adjustment was already...

So the HFX9's lever adjustment was already tightened in, but I adjusted the rear brake lever screw it was way out and wow does that ever make a difference in braking power!

So I bled the lines and...
11-17-04, 09:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,725
Posted By earlygrace

yea, I lower the saddle when riding downhill,...

yea, I lower the saddle when riding downhill, jumps, drops and raise it when riding flater-fast xc trails for more leg extention.
Forum: Introductions
11-17-04, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By earlygrace

Hello from Burlington Ontario, thats Canada!

alright, I enjoy riding at Kelso, Waterdown, Hilton Falls and anywhere else close by. I am thinking about a visit to Porcupine Ridge while visiting the Cottage, anyone been there? Any good trails...
11-16-04, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

Great, thanks for the help, first I will check...

Great, thanks for the help, first I will check the lever adjustment, second I will look into bleeding the lines.
11-16-04, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By earlygrace

Hayes Levers pull all the way back to the handlebars

Ok, my brakes have been great up until the other day when I hit a tree with my handlebars. the hayes brakes may or may not have taken a direct hit.

At any rate, directly after that impact the...
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