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Forum: Commuting
02-16-07, 11:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,652
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I had my DL but didn't think I legally had to...

I had my DL but didn't think I legally had to give it to him, and thus didn't want to in principal. I have a clean record but for this and a non-complete stop at a stop sign which I paid without...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,652
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I'm just tired of cops who harass cyclists and...

I'm just tired of cops who harass cyclists and side with motorists and are just in general asses. I was at a critcal mass last year where a cop beat a cyclist who was blocking traffic for the group,...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,652
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

getting stopped by cops

Do you by law have to give your drivers licence to cops who pull you over on your bike? Since no licence is required to operate a bike doesn't that mean you don't have to give it to them?
Any...
03-11-04, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

marzocchi marathon, 105mm, only suggesting it...

marzocchi marathon, 105mm, only suggesting it cause I have one and it rocks!
03-04-04, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

If you don't mind grey skies and drizzling rain...

If you don't mind grey skies and drizzling rain for 9 months of the year Seattel is a great place. There is year round riding however many popular trails are seasonally closed for the winter. And for...
03-04-04, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,026
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

3-5 but I only ride about 2 miles roundtrip to...

3-5 but I only ride about 2 miles roundtrip to work. :) I should be riding more. Oh well.
03-04-04, 01:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,051
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Treks are good bikes. Giant Trek and Specialized...

Treks are good bikes. Giant Trek and Specialized are all the same in my book.
02-25-04, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,081
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I have a jett. It's an elastomer fork. The knob...

I have a jett. It's an elastomer fork. The knob on the top left leg is for preload. I took mine apart last year to clean and lube. You can't really break anything, just keep track of the order of...
02-23-04, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Clipless give you an edge for powering up and...

Clipless give you an edge for powering up and over stuff. I personally prefer them for jumping cause your feet don't slip off the pedal upon landing. And for rocky or bumpy decents for the same...
02-23-04, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,849
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I saw a pack in the current issue of BIKE that is...

I saw a pack in the current issue of BIKE that is designed to hold a full face helmet. If I remember to check tonight I can give you the product name.
02-20-04, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

the Geax Blade is a great rear tire for mud ...

the Geax Blade is a great rear tire for mud
http://www.nashbar.com/nashbar_photos/medium/YT-GXBLD.gif
only $9.95...
02-11-04, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,179
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

it sounds like there is something missing from...

it sounds like there is something missing from that story. why would the cyclist shoot the guy if he didn't feel his life was in danger? and why the f*** was he packing heat in the first place?
02-11-04, 04:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Hey what's wrong with cheap thrills? Face it sex...

Hey what's wrong with cheap thrills? Face it sex sells. Check out the Marzocchi Bomber Girls - what's the connection to Marzocchi suspension? Well lets just say I bought a Marzocchi fork... In fact...
02-11-04, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I started annoncing my presence all the time but...

I started annoncing my presence all the time but there are so many walkers, joggers, bikers on the paved trail I ride to work that it gets taxing. I typically announce passing only when there are...
02-11-04, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

damn, sign me up for some dirt rag

damn, sign me up for some dirt rag
02-09-04, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,642
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

$316 is a killer deal for an 04. My vote is for...

$316 is a killer deal for an 04. My vote is for the Jamis. But I test rode a Trek 4500 and bought it in the same hour so I'm a bit impulsive.
02-05-04, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,799
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

what bike was he riding? anybody know?

what bike was he riding? anybody know?
02-05-04, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

The front shock has a Monroe decal as in Monroe...

The front shock has a Monroe decal as in Monroe shocks. I didn't know they made shocks for bikes.
02-04-04, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

i just use a couple drops of dry chain lube,...

i just use a couple drops of dry chain lube, seems to work fine for me.
02-04-04, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I second the Avids! The speed dial adjustability...

I second the Avids! The speed dial adjustability is superduperfantabulicious!
02-04-04, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

oh and if it's the lockout feature you really...

oh and if it's the lockout feature you really want why buy a whole new bike??? that's stupid crazy. just buy a shock with a lockout.
02-04-04, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

keep the fsr for trails and get a hardtail for...

keep the fsr for trails and get a hardtail for street
02-03-04, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

oh, that's too good sscyco! now I know why I...

oh, that's too good sscyco!
now I know why I don't race. pissing on myself just isn't worth the trophy
02-03-04, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I like the fox mojave 3/4 finger gloves. good for...

I like the fox mojave 3/4 finger gloves. good for warm weather riding.
I would also recommend the axo comp as an inexpensive durible full finger glove.
Forum: Foo
02-02-04, 06:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,994
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I saw the show and the game, if you didn't watch...

I saw the show and the game, if you didn't watch the game you missed the best superbowl in recent memory. tie game with 8 seconds on the clock - it doesnt' get any better than that.

the half-time...
01-30-04, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,313
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I think you have a misunderstanding of what BMX...

I think you have a misunderstanding of what BMX is. BMX=bike moto cross, pure unadulterated BMX is where dirt jumping comes from. "Real" BMXers ride groomed moto cross courses with the moguls and...
01-30-04, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,313
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I can understand how one could stretch "Urban"...

I can understand how one could stretch "Urban" into the realm of "mountain biking" when you consider how technical urban riding along skinnies such as railings, going down/up stairs, over/around...
01-30-04, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,313
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Mountain biking as a sport is cycling that which...

Mountain biking as a sport is cycling that which is done off-road. I think of mtb as primarily biking up down and through mountainous regions. Riding a bike along a paved path does not embody the...
01-16-04, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

knobbies? bah! those maxxis hookworms kick ass!

knobbies? bah! those maxxis hookworms kick ass!
01-16-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

My worst crashes are from being stupid.

My worst crashes are from being stupid.
01-16-04, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Diamondbacks are good, and that sounds like a...

Diamondbacks are good, and that sounds like a decent price. If it fits you then get it. You may want to take the time to check other bike shops as well for more knowlegdable service.
01-14-04, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

You can IF it is specifically rim brake...

You can IF it is specifically rim brake compatible. Some disc wheelsets are rim brake compatible but many are not. Just ask before you buy. I assume you're thinking about upgrading to disc brakes in...
01-14-04, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

You say you are a beginning biker. How long have...

You say you are a beginning biker. How long have you been biking and what kind of riding do you enjoy the most? Do you like downhilling or cross country trekking? Or a mix? Do you want a full...
Forum: Foo
01-08-04, 02:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,730
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

So many people are so apathetic when it comes to...

So many people are so apathetic when it comes to animal rights that education by force and exposure to shocking imagery is the only why to get the message across to the callous masses. Pamphlets...
01-07-04, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Go with the Metawire from Interloc Racing Design....

Go with the Metawire from Interloc Racing Design. Performance is superb and plus it looks hella sweet. There's a dude on ebay that usually has some for sale for $30. The cheapest online store I found...
01-05-04, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Awesome, I should have figured somebody had...

Awesome, I should have figured somebody had already marketed such a device. Thanks for the link.
01-05-04, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Ack! Frozen hydration pack

So I went trail riding in the snow last weekend. It was 27 degrees when I left. I rode for about an hour or so and found that the water in the tube of my hydration pak had frozen solid and the water...
01-05-04, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I went out last sunday for a romp around tolt...

I went out last sunday for a romp around tolt hill. Put the fatty tires on and broke some trails through about a foot of snow out there. Temp was below 30 degrees as the water in my camel bak froze...
01-02-04, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

mix it up and experiment. if you find a combo...

mix it up and experiment. if you find a combo that's heavenly let us know. Right now I'm trying out a Maxxis Highroller on front and a Geax Blade on back. for the trail conditions now, wet to snowy,...
01-02-04, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Hmm... interesting. My club is an IMBA affiliate...

Hmm... interesting. My club is an IMBA affiliate and I think we've recieved funds from REI in the past. Thanks for the link, I'll check into it.
01-02-04, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

The money is needed for the Colonnade Mt. Bike...

The money is needed for the Colonnade Mt. Bike Park being built under I-5. And yes I'm working with the BBTC, but I've never gone looking for grants before. I just need some pointers as to where to...
12-31-03, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

grant money for bike trails?

I know it's out there... Can anybody help me out with suggestions where to start looking for grants to construct bike trails? My bike club is looking for money to begin construction in an area...
12-30-03, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

Ow! Damn. I hope they can get it put back...

Ow! Damn. I hope they can get it put back together. I'll be sure to keep my fingers away from the rotors from now to eternity...
12-30-03, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I've got a few good deals from Mike at Univeral...

I've got a few good deals from Mike at Univeral Cycles (http://www.universalcycles.com) out of Portland.
12-22-03, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

I got a maxxis highroller and a geax blade to try...

I got a maxxis highroller and a geax blade to try out. the high roller is frickin heavy but it was only $18 so no big loss if I decide I don't like it. Thanks for the suggestions.
12-19-03, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

What's the 475? If its a cable actuated brake...

What's the 475? If its a cable actuated brake then you won't need to upgrade your shifter pod/brake lever if you get Avid Mechs.
I was all but dead set to get shimano xt hydros but after trying a...
12-19-03, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

If you ride in muddy conditions Time ATAC is the...

If you ride in muddy conditions Time ATAC is the way to go. The guys who ride with SPDs are always kicking stuff to dislodge mud from their cleats. Even if you do live in AZ where its dry most year...
12-18-03, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

*laugh* okay, so other than a fire xc pro, UST or...

*laugh* okay, so other than a fire xc pro, UST or not, does another great trail riding tire exist?
12-18-03, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

819? that must be new huh? nice looking. what's...

819? that must be new huh? nice looking. what's the weight on those out of curiosity?
12-18-03, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By montlake_mtbkr

What's your preffered all-around trail riding tire?

I have a set of Panaracer Fire XC Pro 2.1's that work fine but I'm just kinda tired of looking at the blue sidewall, and a couple of the lbs's around are having christmas sales so I figure it's a...
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