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12-31-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,278
Posted By DirtPedalerB

This is a really old thread, but interesting it's...

This is a really old thread, but interesting it's only been since March and the guys signature reads 90.2# of weight off & 8" gone from my waist, 31.6# & 4" to go!

That is some good progress, even...
12-30-10, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I'm not sure Garmin offers a MTB trail map. You...

I'm not sure Garmin offers a MTB trail map. You can certainly find some tracks to download on the internet. I've stole some off of motion based before. Maybe someone else will chime in, but I think...
12-30-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I wouldn't worry about the shock, just ride the...

I wouldn't worry about the shock, just ride the bike until it wears out. I wouldn't put any reley good parts on it, when something breaks just replace the whole thing.
12-30-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,066
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I'd like to see you do some seated pedaling. ...

I'd like to see you do some seated pedaling. Nice bike.
12-30-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By DirtPedalerB

The trek looks like an 06 model. I'd opt for that...

The trek looks like an 06 model. I'd opt for that one if it's in good shape and fits correctly. As with everything on craigslist... offer less
12-30-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I really prefer a new bike over any used bike. lt...

I really prefer a new bike over any used bike. lt Seems like every time I buy used it just needs more cash in repairs. That being said spend the money, if you buy a cheap bike it's easy to ignore it....
12-30-10, 02:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,589
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I had a blue heeler that I rode with on occasion,...

I had a blue heeler that I rode with on occasion, he was good for around 10 miles. The first mile he would heard the bike by nipping on the tires. I miss the sound of teeth buzzing on the knobbies.
Forum: Foo
12-27-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By DirtPedalerB

where do they bury the survivors?

where do they bury the survivors?
12-27-10, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By DirtPedalerB

Put a new chain on and pedal around a bit is how...

Put a new chain on and pedal around a bit is how I check it. I would assume you could see how much your current chain is stretched and make a guess though.

people will say the driving edge look...
12-27-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By DirtPedalerB

Sorry, not enough information included to give an...

Sorry, not enough information included to give an opinion.
12-27-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,447
Posted By DirtPedalerB

200 bucks would be fair. You can probably go to...

200 bucks would be fair. You can probably go to dicks sporting goods and buy a new diamond back with a crap fork like that for 300 bucks.
Forum: Foo
12-26-10, 03:23 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 88,379
Posted By DirtPedalerB

Anyone looking for a media buyer position? I need...

Anyone looking for a media buyer position? I need someone to ride with.
Forum: Foo
12-26-10, 03:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,516
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I had a 1993 ford probe maybe 94 whenever the...

I had a 1993 ford probe maybe 94 whenever the "new" style was, it was very nice and probably my favorite car i've owned. You are right on the stuff capacity, you could put lots in them for a small...
12-26-10, 02:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,811
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I really like the IRC Trailbear for a front tire,...

I really like the IRC Trailbear for a front tire, they are less than 20 bucks so maybe throw in an 5th. I used to experiment, but now I only change the rear tire on a regular basis. currently it's a...
12-26-10, 01:50 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,559
Posted By DirtPedalerB

nice frame, are they sold out now?

nice frame, are they sold out now?
12-26-10, 01:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I got some dust seals and orings for my reba...

I got some dust seals and orings for my reba fork, and a bottle of fork oil. Also some ratchet ended wrenches.
12-22-10, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By DirtPedalerB

if it's 26x1.25 it will fit most MTB rims, it'll...

if it's 26x1.25 it will fit most MTB rims, it'll look like a road bike tire. You may need a smaller tube?? maybe you had too much air in the tube. You basically mount it like a normal tire. If...
12-21-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By DirtPedalerB

Totally smooth tire with no knobs or bumps... I...

Totally smooth tire with no knobs or bumps... I use a 26x1.25 .. a Bontranger from the lbs with a white wall.. it looks gangsta. I also ride on the street with it on occasion, it looks funny with...
12-18-10, 03:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By DirtPedalerB

don't cheeto that Bronco.

don't cheeto that Bronco.
12-18-10, 02:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 27,909
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I've had great experiences with Marin. No...

I've had great experiences with Marin. No warranty issues, but they answered the phone and gave great support.
12-18-10, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By DirtPedalerB

The number of gears(speeds) don't matter on the...

The number of gears(speeds) don't matter on the derailleur, the shifters control that.
12-18-10, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,570
Posted By DirtPedalerB

Make sure to budget in some overpriced mounting...

Make sure to budget in some overpriced mounting hardware if you change brands
03-20-10, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By DirtPedalerB

Don't Mess with this Huffy

http://imgur.com/2wGTY.jpg

The best security system ever
08-12-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I use the dry lube, anally one drop per roller. ...

I use the dry lube, anally one drop per roller. Boe shield.
08-12-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I'm not going to bash your mongoose.. it actually...

I'm not going to bash your mongoose.. it actually looks like a good school campus knockaround bike.. I'd hate to hear the noise coming from that trainer though!
08-05-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By DirtPedalerB

just use the crow bar

just use the crow bar
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,565
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I've had good dealings with nashbar and no CC...

I've had good dealings with nashbar and no CC problems, well I did have a CC problem, but it wasn't the one I used at nashbar. it's the CC processors fault. I don't order much from nashbar.. ...
07-01-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,902
Posted By DirtPedalerB

Maxxis Ridgeline is good for offroad and are...

Maxxis Ridgeline is good for offroad and are durable and roll smooth. not sure on noise as my front tire makes enough to drowned out any noise it makes
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,573
Posted By DirtPedalerB

70 miles ... I'd make them swap it. start nicely...

70 miles ... I'd make them swap it. start nicely then become more forceful.. I bet you have massive saddle to bar drop.
06-25-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By DirtPedalerB

The tires make a lot of difference as well.....

The tires make a lot of difference as well.. Rolling resistance still matters. plus you were on pavement.

look at a road bike they have narrow tires and the gearing on them is much higher, yet...
06-22-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By DirtPedalerB

my official guesstimate is 1000 to 1200... I'm...

my official guesstimate is 1000 to 1200... I'm too lazy to check ebay completed items, it's like the blue book for bikes.

edit .. checked ...
06-22-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,107
Posted By DirtPedalerB

tighten the cable a little with the barrel...

tighten the cable a little with the barrel adjuster that will make it shift to bigger cogs easier... if you loosen the cable it will shift down the cassette faster.. I can't tell which your having...
06-22-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,352
Posted By DirtPedalerB

How do you get on your bike?

This is an odd question but this ebay auction sparked my curiosity. There are scratches on the top tube of the bike next to the seat tube and the auction says "Top-tube photo shows scratches from...
06-21-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I ditched my worn out ritchey tvg grips for some...

I ditched my worn out ritchey tvg grips for some oury lockons... They are much thicker... Still undecided if I like the thick grips. I like the end caps of the lock on grips, but I havent hit them...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,376
Posted By DirtPedalerB

do we have a ultimate fred foto thread?? if not...

do we have a ultimate fred foto thread?? if not we need one
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,731
Posted By DirtPedalerB

today I was chased by a one eye'd dog that always...

today I was chased by a one eye'd dog that always chases me, figured I'd take a picture of it.. But this time another dog is chasing me too.. they run into each other and one goes into my wheel.. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27,025
Views: 17,235,337
Posted By DirtPedalerB

my Fredmobile, outfitted for a longish ride. oh...

my Fredmobile, outfitted for a longish ride. oh It's an iron horse triumph 07 .. I call it the beer can as that's what the decals make it look like. I tried to hide the iron horse logo with a...
06-20-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,866
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I just wear normal shorts.. cargo shorts or...

I just wear normal shorts.. cargo shorts or something worn out .. with my normal polyester boxers... seems to work fine for me. I've ridden 4 hour rides with no bike specific shorts without...
06-20-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,381
Posted By DirtPedalerB

no ... they are tree hooks

no ... they are tree hooks
06-19-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By DirtPedalerB

is a tora better than a marz MX pro ???

is a tora better than a marz MX pro ???
06-19-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,963
Posted By DirtPedalerB

it's an old bike .. it broke... so go buy a new...

it's an old bike .. it broke... so go buy a new one and quit being cheap
06-17-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By DirtPedalerB

derailleurs don't make a lot of difference, I'd...

derailleurs don't make a lot of difference, I'd get the cheapest front derailer I could find and maybe a deore rear or keep the acera.

I'm sure some people will disagree, but I've got a bike...
06-17-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By DirtPedalerB

you have awesome pics man... I totally ripped of...

you have awesome pics man... I totally ripped of your previous pic of the lizard / wheel shadow for my desktop wallpaper.
06-17-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By DirtPedalerB

the topeak or ultimate are nice you can find some...

the topeak or ultimate are nice you can find some deals on the topeaks on amazon occasionally. I'd just up the budget to 150

edit nvrmind topeaks are 200 unless you want to take the front wheel...
06-17-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I've had that happen just riding along and wham...

I've had that happen just riding along and wham derailleur in spokes... I was on some logging land and it had just been cleared out so I assume a stick got jammed in it, but never found any...
06-17-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By DirtPedalerB

before ebay shut down the magazine sub auctions I...

before ebay shut down the magazine sub auctions I bought 2 years of mountain biking and bike for like 5 bucks each.. I'm not resubscribing ... bike is ok, but it has dumb articles.. mountain biking...
06-15-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,661
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I'm 180 and ride 35-40 in the front 2.25 and 40...

I'm 180 and ride 35-40 in the front 2.25 and 40 to 45 on the rear 2.0 ... on a full suspension bike

I could probably run less if I wanted, but I like the fast rolling and no worries on pinch...
06-12-09, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By DirtPedalerB

am I the only person who thinks consumer reports...

am I the only person who thinks consumer reports doesn't know what they are talking about on anything?? I've seen one site on safety that rates helmets by "snag points" the thinking is a smoother...
06-12-09, 12:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By DirtPedalerB

I like that oh sh***t feeling, but only when you...

I like that oh sh***t feeling, but only when you actually manage to correct the situation and don't go down hard.. I think that's why I bike.. Without the danger it's just suffering, but yeah I...
06-12-09, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By DirtPedalerB

nice logo .. >< for an x pretty nice ... the...

nice logo .. >< for an x pretty nice ... the star should be a chain ring. the C1 however looks like a penis.

It's a clean looking site with conservative colors .. you have...
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