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Forum: Foo
11-27-08, 10:28 PM
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Posted By Funkychicken

pcad, what happens if you answer your own...

pcad, what happens if you answer your own question?
09-22-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,193
Posted By Funkychicken

if that were the case, Hope ftw. ...

if that were the case, Hope ftw.

Considering the posts so far, I doubt you'll be interested in dropping the coin. But for what it's worth, hope's are very love/hate. Compared to the juicy7's...
09-22-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Funkychicken

+1 depends on how badly bent it is, pics would...

+1 depends on how badly bent it is, pics would help. if bending wont cut it, you can easily buy rotors online or from your lbs
09-18-08, 01:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By Funkychicken

Pugsly in Alaska

Link to thread in a forum, which forum may have NSFW content, or otherwise contain offensive material, comments or people, or contain links to other NSFW content, offensive material, comments or...
09-18-08, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Funkychicken

You mention leg position but not the rest of the...

You mention leg position but not the rest of the body. Be sure what's "comfortable" overall may differ with the terrain. In general, a "roadie" stance may not be suited for mtb trails - e.g....
07-13-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Funkychicken

The headline says it all

clicky (http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/10-dead-gastroenteritis-mystery/2008/07/13/1215887451577.html)

I was wondering myself...
07-02-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By Funkychicken

psthaw. ebay...

psthaw.

ebay (http://search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?from=R40&_trksid=m37&satitle=specialized+deviant&category0=)

want us to help you put it on too? maybe wipe your bottom before you get on...
07-01-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,059
Posted By Funkychicken

my long sleeve jersey provides uv protection over...

my long sleeve jersey provides uv protection over the whole arm while being cooler than cotton
the shorts provide chamois padding
The logos are incidental. I'd get "brandless" if they were...
06-30-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By Funkychicken

Neutral: easy enough setup as long as you have a...

Neutral: easy enough setup as long as you have a compressor ready, could not observe any significant weight / rotational weight saving
Pros: run really low tyre pressures, no more pinch flats (it's...
06-04-08, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,909
Posted By Funkychicken

the 4300 is a featherweight compared to my...

the 4300 is a featherweight compared to my coiler. I assume you mean the "upper" legs are not making contact with the top of your boot/rear window like they're supposed to? Get someone to help push...
05-30-08, 12:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,675
Posted By Funkychicken

OP: for most people the practical differences b/w...

OP: for most people the practical differences b/w sram and shimano are subtle and lie in the shifting.

1. sram uses a 1:1 ratio - think of it as: the shift lever moving as much as the cable does....
05-22-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 11,542
Posted By Funkychicken

die thread die!

die thread die!
Forum: Foo
05-13-08, 01:18 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

sig

sig
05-01-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Funkychicken

good boy!

good boy!
03-26-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Funkychicken

one of the few times that us aussies are proud of...

one of the few times that us aussies are proud of our NZ neighbours.

the other would be for the Lahar carbon DH bikes.
03-13-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,456
Posted By Funkychicken

clarification sought: is it the punching that...

clarification sought: is it the punching that will be repeatedly in the throat or the bad-mouthing?
03-13-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,156
Posted By Funkychicken

nice knowing you, C Law.

nice knowing you, C Law.
03-13-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Funkychicken

does the brand you're looking at make 17 inch...

does the brand you're looking at make 17 inch frames? i remember giant used to, it may be worth your while to try that size if available.

your description seems to indicate that you'd be more...
03-09-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,709
Posted By Funkychicken

Just remember that after you get the new fork,...

Just remember that after you get the new fork, don't use hydraulic brakes - I doubt you know enough about disc brakes to use hyrdraulics.
03-06-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,384
Posted By Funkychicken

^^^^ good pickup - i missed that one. I'll echo...

^^^^ good pickup - i missed that one. I'll echo the sentiment - that statment smacks of a whole lot of BS.
03-06-08, 12:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,384
Posted By Funkychicken

and a pic of the drop? preferably in the same...

and a pic of the drop? preferably in the same frame/shot, with the sweet bike in the air, with/sans rider?
03-06-08, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Funkychicken

nice to know all, thanks. yeti's are...

nice to know all, thanks.



yeti's are almost commonplace here (Australia). almost as many as c'dales. but I havent seen a single intense or foes on the trail. from photos on local websites...
03-04-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Funkychicken

Out of curiosity:

In my time since joining this forum, I haven't seen many Intense, Mountain Cycle or Foes owners (that are overtly obvious from sigs/mynewbike posts/pimpmyride/postyourrigs).

Are there many on...
03-04-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Funkychicken

the "levers" have a purpose and are useful for...

the "levers" have a purpose and are useful for climbing - recommend you try them before you ditch. removing the "accordian things" doesn't provide that much more performance value either.
...
03-04-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,497
Posted By Funkychicken

I'm too wimpy to strap myself to my bike because...

I'm too wimpy to strap myself to my bike because I will fall.
Over here petrol goes for $1.39/L = $5.26/gallon
Minimum wage for an under 16 shop assistant here is $7/h

/edit: damn, that evens...
03-02-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,187
Posted By Funkychicken

Please bring back your old avatars. they were so...

Please bring back your old avatars. they were so much easier on the eyes.
Forum: Foo
02-28-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

vice

vice
Forum: Foo
02-20-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

cover

cover
02-19-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,025
Posted By Funkychicken

Cheeto: 1. Man up and stop worrying about your...

Cheeto:
1. Man up and stop worrying about your bike's paintjob. As dminor said, you may be able to fit both bikes into the back and still have your rear seats by removing both wheels of each bike...
02-13-08, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Funkychicken

DH event goes wrong with mud

Muddy day for DH (http://www.pinkbike.com/video/10449/)

... you may begin posting lol's
02-11-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By Funkychicken

very little practical difference for many. there...

very little practical difference for many. there should be little harm in using the cheapest detergents on the frame/shock/wheels/fork. so long as you do eventually clean out the drivetrain before...
02-11-08, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By Funkychicken

curiously, the vitriol doesn't seem to be coming...

curiously, the vitriol doesn't seem to be coming from the elitists on this thread.
02-10-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,604
Posted By Funkychicken

yes - i daresay that makes it hard to wheelie too.

yes - i daresay that makes it hard to wheelie too.
02-10-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,604
Posted By Funkychicken

there seems to be a problem with your pic. I...

there seems to be a problem with your pic. I dont see anybody carrying a bush ax.
02-10-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,604
Posted By Funkychicken

strength/gym is not the issue. the trick in...

strength/gym is not the issue. the trick in pulling the wheelie is in shifting your weight backwards quickly while simultaneously applying the right amount of torque to your pedal/rear wheel. ...
Forum: Foo
02-07-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

nike

nike
Forum: Foo
02-04-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

velodrome

velodrome
02-03-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Funkychicken

farkin's good, try nobmob (http://nobmob.com/) or...

farkin's good, try nobmob (http://nobmob.com/) or fatboys (http://fatboysbicycleclub.wikispaces.com/) as well

for tracks in sydney check out red hill, oxford falls, pm me for details. There's...
Forum: Foo
01-23-08, 11:22 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

sean

sean
01-23-08, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,352
Posted By Funkychicken

maguras are generally considered very high end...

maguras are generally considered very high end brakes of comparable (if not more so) quality to juicys. If brake quality is a potential deal-breaker, i suggest you try out both bikes/sets of brakes
01-20-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 961
Posted By Funkychicken

have used stan's but stopped. i liked the low...

have used stan's but stopped. i liked the low tyre pressures but didnt like the drag it caused and didnt like the maintenance/continuing cost required.
01-10-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,259
Posted By Funkychicken

sram - thumbshift means i dont have to take my...

sram - thumbshift means i dont have to take my finger off the brake

although new release shimano shifters do the same now, so that's all moot until i try them
01-06-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By Funkychicken

i doubt its anything like the rn01. I understood...

i doubt its anything like the rn01. I understood Honda's transmission was designed from the ground-up whereas the millyard is an "adaptation" over an existing gearbox hub - much like the early...
01-06-08, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By Funkychicken

try a specialized deviant full-face. may not be...

try a specialized deviant full-face. may not be as strong as they come, but certainly light and very well ventilated.
Forum: Foo
01-01-08, 06:40 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

open

open
12-19-07, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By Funkychicken

the timing seems to correspond to the recent...

the timing seems to correspond to the recent absence of Pete
12-18-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By Funkychicken

it's called a headshock (sic?). c'dale has...

it's called a headshock (sic?). c'dale has featured it on their mtb's for a long time. many mtb riders swear by it.
12-17-07, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,429
Posted By Funkychicken

maybe he meant "if you like maintaining brakes,...

maybe he meant "if you like maintaining brakes, go with mechanical"?
12-16-07, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Funkychicken

+1

+1
Forum: Foo
12-05-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,130
Posted By Funkychicken

basel

basel
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