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05-24-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Petanca

Alright, thanks for the advice I'll head to my...

Alright, thanks for the advice I'll head to my local bike shop and try some out.
05-24-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Petanca

Could someone please reccommend me a bike?

Hi,
I am looking at purchasing a bike around $1500 Canadian. I am mainly going to be using the bike on single track trails and taking it off some small jumps and drops. Basically I am looking for a...
08-23-06, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Petanca

Far west side of Fish Creek has some good...

Far west side of Fish Creek has some good singletrack, down past raven rocks. The only problem is that the bridges have been washed out for the whole year hopefully they fix them soon.
06-16-06, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,743
Posted By Petanca

Wow! That's an amazing view. Right by the ocean...

Wow! That's an amazing view. Right by the ocean too! We have some pretty scenic trails here in Kananaskis country, just no ocean, only glaciar run-off!
06-13-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Petanca

Cross-chaining question

I just need something clarifyed. So to not cross chain I should not run a big chain ring with a small cog right? For example gear 3 in the front should not be run with gear 7 in the back... Or is it...
06-12-06, 08:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,973
Posted By Petanca

Wow! Is it just me or does that look insanely...

Wow! Is it just me or does that look insanely steep? Is it even possible to brake without skidding on that?
06-12-06, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Petanca

Cool, vids you post a lot of neat videos of XC...

Cool, vids you post a lot of neat videos of XC riding.
Thanks!
06-11-06, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By Petanca

Thanks a lot. I'll go with the Stumpjumper Comp...

Thanks a lot. I'll go with the Stumpjumper Comp Disc, and when I really get into the sport, and can afford another thousand dollars I might go with a FS.
06-09-06, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By Petanca

I was thinking of getting an FS now... which is...

I was thinking of getting an FS now... which is worth more of my money for XC? FS or hardtail Stumpjumper? Thanks
06-09-06, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By Petanca

Alright, thanks

Alright, thanks
06-09-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By Petanca

Yeah I'm looking for Xc. I'll head out to...

Yeah I'm looking for Xc. I'll head out to Bowcycle and test ride some bikes. They let you test them there right?
06-07-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By Petanca

http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=...

http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=13547
That's where the Comp disc one is at. I'll check out the Trek.
06-07-06, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By Petanca

Best Hardtail for 1000-1500?

I was looking at the Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Disc, but I do not know much about components. I tried searching on MTBreviews for the Fox F90Rl fork, but I can't find anything. What is your...
06-07-06, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Petanca

Oh, I thought they were cheaper. I'll have a look...

Oh, I thought they were cheaper. I'll have a look at the hardtails. I might head to Bowcycle to this weekend and have a look at some bikes.
Thanks
06-06-06, 09:45 PM
06-06-06, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Petanca

Specialized Stumpjumpers...

Are they pretty much the best you can get for your money in the 1000-1500 CDN dollar range, for singletrack? Also which one would you consider the best Stumpjumper? I Like how the Stmpjumper FSR Pro...
06-06-06, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Petanca

Hardtail or Full Suspension?

I can't decide... I was looking towards the Kikapu and the Dawg for FS but I saw the Caldera and it looks a a pretty sweet Hardtail. I'm plannign to ride them on XC trails and take them off some...
06-06-06, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Petanca

What is the main biggest difference between the Kikapu and Kikapu Deluxe?

I am looking into buying a Kikapu, but I am wondering what the main difference between the Deluxe and normal Kikapu is... Is the deluxe worth 400 dollars more or should I just stick with the Kikapu....
06-06-06, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Petanca

Im in the deep south west. I can make it to...

Im in the deep south west. I can make it to Voitiers Flats in 5 Minutes.
06-05-06, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,884
Posted By Petanca

Alright thanks, I think I'll go with this years...

Alright thanks, I think I'll go with this years Kik, if I can squeeze out a few hundred more dollars and convince myself to buy the deluxe I might go for it. But if last years kik, is this years...
06-05-06, 05:10 PM
06-05-06, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,884
Posted By Petanca

Kona Kikapu 2006?

Is this bike worth the money? I am looking to ride some single track trails, and although I am not a very experienced rider I plan on riding it a lot, and eventually taking it on some advanced...
06-05-06, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Petanca

Anyone been riding in Fish Creek Park? Calgary, Alberta?

I'm fairly new to the sport of mountain biking. I have strong legs, as I play soccer about 4 times a week, and I am looking for some good single track trails trails in Fish Creek. I ventured around...
06-05-06, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Petanca

Or wouldn't someone just go buy a CCM bike same...

Or wouldn't someone just go buy a CCM bike same colour and return it to you?
06-05-06, 07:29 AM
06-04-06, 08:18 PM
06-04-06, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Petanca

http://www.ccmcycle.com/en/lesvelos_walmart.asp ...

http://www.ccmcycle.com/en/lesvelos_walmart.asp
http://www.ccmcycle.com/en/velos_costco.asp

Try those two links...
06-04-06, 07:59 PM
06-04-06, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,979
Posted By Petanca

Alright, thanks. I'll try some of the techniques,...

Alright, thanks. I'll try some of the techniques, next weekend.
06-04-06, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,979
Posted By Petanca

How do I prevent my front wheel from coming up off the ground when riding hills?

I can't seem to ride the very steep hills because when I get to the steep parts I seem to start pulling up on the handle bars on every down stroke of the pedals in order to apply more power to the...
09-13-05, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Petanca

I have a question about wildlife...

Im new to mountain biking. I live in Calgary Alberta and I bike singletrack in Fish Creek Park. Its the largest natural park within a city in North America, because of this their is lots of wildlife...
09-08-05, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Petanca

Yes, I am mainly using it for XC. But the rims or...

Yes, I am mainly using it for XC. But the rims or frame wont bend off some small dirt jumps? Lets say I accedently land short of the gap and hit the edge?
09-08-05, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Petanca

I just can not decide...

I am contemplating between the Norco Bigfoot and the Kona Kikapu. I want to do alot of XC riding, as I have many good single trails in Fish Creek Park 5 minute ride from my house. Now I think the...
09-07-05, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Petanca

Alright, thank you I didn't think I'd get this...

Alright, thank you I didn't think I'd get this many replies.
09-06-05, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Petanca

Wait the Bigfoot has 28 gears!

I'm planning on buying a Bigfoot this spring, and I was a bit worried on how many gears it had. I've finally found ona site which says it has 28 gears. Is this true? That would be great for me.
09-06-05, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 24,580
Posted By Petanca

How often should I bring my bike in for a tune up?

I heard that when you buy a brand new bike you should bring it after 4 hours of riding? How often should I bring it after that?
09-05-05, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Petanca

Sorry but I am sorta of a newbie but what does XC...

Sorry but I am sorta of a newbie but what does XC stand for?
09-05-05, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Petanca

Opinions on the Bigfoot?

I'm really intrested in one. Are their an downsides to the Bigfoot? Is there a better bike in the same price range? Im planning on using it on single track trails and a bit on very small jumps.
09-05-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By Petanca

Which of these bikes is the best for single track?

I am planning on riding some single track trails everyday. Which of these would be the best for single track while being sturdy enough to get a bit of air?

Kona Shred

Norco Bigfoot

I think...
09-05-05, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Petanca

Anyone here from Calgary? I have a question...

I am looking for some good single track mountain bike trails. Is there anywhere online or any map books which show mountain bike trails? I am looking for mountain biking trails not paved trails....
09-04-05, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Petanca

Norco Wolverine vs. Norco Rival

I want a bike that will last in some tough trails. And I cannot seem to come to a decision. I live in Calgary Alberta Canada. 45 minutes away from Canada Olympic Park and I want to go MTB there lots...
09-04-05, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By Petanca

I'm still not convinced...

I'm thinking bout buying a Wolverine but is their a better bicycle in around the same price range? Will the Wolverine stand up to tough trails? Could anyone please post other bikes that compete with...
09-04-05, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Petanca

I stopped by my local bike shop and had a look at...

I stopped by my local bike shop and had a look at the Norco Wolverine. I'm thinking of purchasing it. Will a wolverine last to any kind of air? I never get much air just off small jumps I find when...
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