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04-22-14, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By bikelver

Want to get back into it, some questions about my bike

Hey guys, I have been out of biking for a few years due to various jobs that have kept me travelling, and I am looking to get back into it, I weigh 370 pounds, I have a 2007 specialized hard-rock,...
11-27-11, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By bikelver

The other thing I have been looking into is...

The other thing I have been looking into is getting a new bike, I was looking at 29ers, and was thinking of trying a Kona Kahuna, Kona Mahuna, a hardrock 29er, and a trek wahoo, I believe these bikes...
11-27-11, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By bikelver

By kicking, I mean it feels like the gear changes...

By kicking, I mean it feels like the gear changes (I.E. I feel tension build up, and then it releases, and it sounds/feels like I changed a gear, even though i didnt)

Also, I am thinking about...
11-26-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By bikelver

Looking for new parts for my bike

Hey guys, I currently have a 2007 hardrock disc, I had the rims rebuilt 2 years ago, with alpine III spokes, and they are sturdy enough to support my 360lb frame. I however have been unable to ride...
05-23-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By bikelver

We use the pool, and quarrys in the area

We use the pool, and quarrys in the area
05-23-10, 12:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,704
Posted By bikelver

Depends what kind of mood im in, i usualy make a...

Depends what kind of mood im in, i usualy make a playlist before i go, and it depends where im at, but most of my collection is country, rock, comedy, and rock musicals, Also i may order one of those...
05-23-10, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By bikelver

College Clydes

Hey, just wondering if their are any clydes currently in college, I currently attend western illinois university, and due to the fact we cant keep our bikes in our dorm rooms, i dont have a bike with...
05-18-10, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By bikelver

So, just an update, i talked to my LBS and this...

So, just an update, i talked to my LBS and this is what is happening: They are tuning up the bike, then they are using the current rims and hubs, and replacing the spokes with DT alpine 14 gauge...
05-06-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By bikelver

The hard rock needs a new rear derailer, new...

The hard rock needs a new rear derailer, new chain, new tires (the tread on the tires is almost entirley gone) new wheels (the current ones are bent from a bad wipe out, and my riding style which...
05-06-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By bikelver

Redeemed07, Thanks much, im gonna see if I can...

Redeemed07, Thanks much, im gonna see if I can find a LBS by me that sells kona, and try the smoke
05-05-10, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By bikelver

Alright so two more questions, sorry to bump this...

Alright so two more questions, sorry to bump this thread up, but I am looking at bikes, and wondering how well a trek 7000 or 7100 will hold up, this bike is mainly going to be used on a paved road,...
05-04-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By bikelver

How well will 36h wheels hold my weight?

How well will 36h wheels hold my weight?
05-04-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By bikelver

Uber clyde needs help with optons

Ok, so i am an uber clyde, i used to bike, but stopped and gained a lot of weight, i am currently 360# and need a bike that will hold this weight. My old rig is a 2007 hard rock, with disc, obviously...
06-02-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By bikelver

gears 1-6 are working fine now, but 7 and 8 are...

gears 1-6 are working fine now, but 7 and 8 are still "ghost shifting"
06-02-08, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By bikelver

Deraliur question

Ok, so i tried to do a 15 mile ride today, and i got four miles out, my derailur kicked (without me shifting, or touching gears) and i do not now why, i did wash it down, and thgrow t-9 on the chain,...
04-01-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,057
Posted By bikelver

i as told not to use wd 40 because it hardens...

i as told not to use wd 40 because it hardens afte you spray, i use t-9
03-18-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By bikelver

what do i need

OK so im gonna start riding on a bke path thats about an hour out and an hour back from me (about 20 miles total) so other then a lot of water, what else do you recomend i put in a bike pack
03-18-07, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By bikelver

so 80s lol, looks cool. enjoy it

so 80s lol, looks cool. enjoy it
03-18-07, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By bikelver

i bought the o7 hardrock sport

i bought the o7 hardrock sport
03-17-07, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By bikelver

Ok this is embrassing, but i was riding through...

Ok this is embrassing, but i was riding through my town, and i mistook a crub for a cross walk (the side i was on had a cross walk ramp) so i decide to jump off what looks to be the side of the...
03-17-07, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By bikelver

i am likeing the hardrock disc, and i think thats...

i am likeing the hardrock disc, and i think thats what ill go with, unless anyone has any thin aganst it
03-17-07, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By bikelver

well still that tells me nothing bout the treks

well still that tells me nothing bout the treks
03-17-07, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By bikelver

trek 4300 o giant yukon

Ok i was wndering about a trek 4300 (im 5'7 264) or a giant yukon, what would you recomend (i was also looking at the trek su200) ad is there any thing else under 500 with disc you could recomend
03-16-07, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By bikelver

Ok i was wndering about a trek 4300 (im 5'7 264)...

Ok i was wndering about a trek 4300 (im 5'7 264) or a giant yukon, what would you recomend (i was also looking at the trek su200) ad is there any thing else under 50 with disc you could recomend
02-24-06, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By bikelver

hahaha, no i cant get through the snow and we...

hahaha, no i cant get through the snow and we dont have shovled sidewalks. they still beat wisconsins parking lots (there ice form top to bottom)
01-20-06, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,716
Posted By bikelver

well we have a schwin tandem, but yea its amazing...

well we have a schwin tandem, but yea its amazing how raligh and schwin are bottom of the line now, but gt was down and they came back
01-20-06, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By bikelver

hmmm guess ill have to find a copy

hmmm guess ill have to find a copy
01-19-06, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By bikelver

well if your gonning to get a raligh instead get...

well if your gonning to get a raligh instead get a diamondback (there same company but ralighs good bikes are diamondbacks) but really id go with the fisher, my bros raligh is not trust worthy the...
01-19-06, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By bikelver

lol, yum pizza, haha i live in elmhurst we have...

lol, yum pizza, haha i live in elmhurst we have loumalnatis there da bomb when it comes to chicago style and nancys is good to :-P, so im asuumming the rock hopper is not a dirt jump?
01-19-06, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By bikelver

i used to race till some one tried to push me...

i used to race till some one tried to push me over the verm
01-17-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,812
Posted By bikelver

ive always been told to use my back break and my...

ive always been told to use my back break and my fornt break and neaver stop wiyh one, is this true or was my lbs lieing, oh yea dont try to jump your outlook (i kinda learned that the hard way)
01-17-06, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By bikelver

well wat if i got the sherd and upgraded the...

well wat if i got the sherd and upgraded the brakes to hydrulic disc?
01-16-06, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By bikelver

umm here are two more in my price range, which...

umm here are two more in my price range, which one outt of the three would you recamend (im leaning toward one of the konas)...
01-16-06, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By bikelver

I dont know, but you think itd be good for...

I dont know, but you think itd be good for jumping off anything that stuck out of the gorund?
01-16-06, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By bikelver

im just guesing, my friend did it and well they...

im just guesing, my friend did it and well they also have a schwin but there rim wasnt bent but the wheel couldnt be retrued (keep in mind though scwins are low end)
01-16-06, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By bikelver

ouuuuuuuuuuuu me likey

ouuuuuuuuuuuu me likey
01-16-06, 09:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,248
Posted By bikelver

Yea but at least here were learning valuble...

Yea but at least here were learning valuble skills for when the older generation runs out the gas supply
01-16-06, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By bikelver

Hey, dont pick on peoples weight imean im 210 and...

Hey, dont pick on peoples weight imean im 210 and i hate it when people do that
01-16-06, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 230
Posted By bikelver

heels? now im confuesd grrrrrrr qdsaid

heels? now im confuesd grrrrrrr qdsaid
01-16-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By bikelver

ya, i noticed you can get a cona for about the...

ya, i noticed you can get a cona for about the same price as tthe haro, and i heard kona has a better reputation
01-16-06, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By bikelver

i dont think so because we do it with our bikes,...

i dont think so because we do it with our bikes, but i would recomend doing a hook for the fornt and back wheels, that would proably equal the weight load, and im not sure but i think it could bend...
01-16-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 230
Posted By bikelver

Acc

I know this is a few months off but is any one form here going? i think itd be fun if we all met up and did the ride together
01-16-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By bikelver

wouldnt that brake the bike instead of stop it?

wouldnt that brake the bike instead of stop it?
01-16-06, 08:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,248
Posted By bikelver

im 15 oh and our generations gonna save the world...

im 15 oh and our generations gonna save the world someday j/k j/k or im i :eek: hehehe
01-16-06, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By bikelver

You local shop should be able to specil order...

You local shop should be able to specil order them if they dont have them in stock
01-16-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By bikelver

haro theard 8

http://www.harobikes.com/atb/threadeight.php hey i was looking for a bike i can jump, but it also needs to have good gears, and have good disc brakes, cause i need to stop on a dime, i really like...
01-16-06, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By bikelver

Ummmmm ya wouldnt that break the bike instead of...

Ummmmm ya wouldnt that break the bike instead of stopping it?
12-15-05, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By bikelver

WInter biking

God damn i hate chicago winter i cant bike any where
08-11-05, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By bikelver

trying to find a bike under 500

im trying to find a moutin bike under 500-but my problem is i need a bike that i can jump of dirt and at our skate park i dont know the first thing about this kinda bike but heres what im going to do...
08-10-05, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,941
Posted By bikelver

umm i be right back hehehehee

umm i be right back hehehehee
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