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08-04-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,517
Posted By DrGonzo

I used to live in Rockford for many years and...

I used to live in Rockford for many years and exclusively ride there (of course as there are few other places). I'm visiting again in a week so hopefully I can find a bike shop that will rent/demo...
08-04-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,517
Posted By DrGonzo

I like your setup there! Here's my...

I like your setup there! Here's my franken-single-speed-stumpy, hills never have been more difficult.

http://www.benpotter.org/singlespeed.jpg

Elisdad, is that rock cut state park or what?
04-01-07, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By DrGonzo

why nevermind, i just did some searching and i...

why nevermind, i just did some searching and i found it!
09-15-05, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By DrGonzo

the road?

the road?
04-11-05, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By DrGonzo

you have to have hills or some sort of vertical,...

you have to have hills or some sort of vertical, end of story.

get a few flip up cardboard cartoon characters
install subterrainian monster jumps
paint everything black, trees, grass, dirt,...
04-11-05, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By DrGonzo

oh, water riding, i guess. when i think of water...

oh, water riding, i guess. when i think of water i think of rafting. you on a bike in a river = gone.
04-11-05, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By DrGonzo

speaking of dt swiss, i just found out that they...

speaking of dt swiss, i just found out that they have a big store/factory like 3 miles ,from my house..

"hi i need a new wheelset on the cheap?!"
04-11-05, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By DrGonzo

water riding?

water riding?
04-11-05, 10:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,241
Posted By DrGonzo

24, but i've been riding bikes since i can't even...

24, but i've been riding bikes since i can't even remember when and mtb when i was 16
04-11-05, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By DrGonzo

z1 fr w00t

z1 fr w00t
04-11-05, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By DrGonzo

i still use my 8spd cause it works and 9spd would...

i still use my 8spd cause it works and 9spd would cost too much $ to goto. Wish QBP still had 8spd lx/xt/xtr components for sale.
04-11-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By DrGonzo

OHHHHHH for sure. probably one day during the...

OHHHHHH for sure. probably one day during the week and then a day on the ending weekend!
04-04-05, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By DrGonzo

wow that's good, that's about what the price...

wow that's good, that's about what the price would be through qbp. order
04-04-05, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By DrGonzo

shimano and sram

Quick question, i'm trying to find a new rear derailleur and I'd rather order one through QBP but they don't carry any shimano 8spd lx/xt/xtr anymore, only alivio/altus/whatever. I was looking at...
Forum: Touring
12-24-04, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By DrGonzo

sounds like fun, will be interesting to hear...

sounds like fun, will be interesting to hear replies, I want to do a similar bike trip (ie through europe, lots of miles over a few months). I'm not big on ireland though.
12-23-04, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By DrGonzo

http://www.parktool.com/repair_help/FAQindex.shtml...

http://www.parktool.com/repair_help/FAQindex.shtml

use it, love it. i don't know if it will help you now, but it will in the future. It's far cheaper to do repairs/overhauls when you're not...
12-23-04, 04:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 909
Posted By DrGonzo

I ride alone. I like to just go out and do it...

I ride alone.
I like to just go out and do it and I live so close to great trails that waiting for a friend to drive/ride over just kills me. I do ride with people every now and then but usually...
Forum: Touring
12-23-04, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By DrGonzo

Yeah i work at the Outdoor Program at the...

Yeah i work at the Outdoor Program at the college, we take students all over (check out the rest of the gallery for some other trips we've done) and the cost for them is next to nothing. A 4 day...
12-21-04, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By DrGonzo

Honestly, it does affect the ride, but i went...

Honestly, it does affect the ride, but i went from like 80mm to 130mm and it didn't throw off my riding one bit, it made it better with the nicer fork (marz z1 fr). Throw the eta on for hills and i...
Forum: Touring
12-21-04, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By DrGonzo

Kokopelli trail pics

Here are some pics from the trip I did, me and one other were the only ones to complete the trip 100%.

http://trilogy.desinc.net/gallery/view_album.php?set_albumName=album26

fun for sure, but...
11-26-04, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By DrGonzo

Usually these complaints stem from hikers and...

Usually these complaints stem from hikers and horseriders being pissed off that there are other *gasp* people on their trails going faster than they do. Sometimes they'll get scared when a biker...
11-25-04, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By DrGonzo

You can use the iso alcohol, where i work we have...

You can use the iso alcohol, where i work we have some disc brake cleaner spray, seems to work pretty well, though pricewise you'd be better off with iso alcohol
11-25-04, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By DrGonzo

Go for it if you want to, just be a little more...

Go for it if you want to, just be a little more careful for sure, especially if you get caught in one of those tight turns where in case of emergency you need the rear brake to slid around. One ride...
11-25-04, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By DrGonzo

no i think he means Speshelized, it's a new brand...

no i think he means Speshelized, it's a new brand from Taiwan. AOL'ESE BABY
11-25-04, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By DrGonzo

hey man, don't worry about getting rear disc...

hey man, don't worry about getting rear disc mounts on the back, remember you do the majority of your stopping with front brake anyways. I have an older HT and i just upgraded the front end a year...
10-31-04, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,681
Posted By DrGonzo

well it should go down in price as the 2005/2006...

well it should go down in price as the 2005/2006 (do car parts work like cars?) forks come out. But, if you see a good deal just buy it, the price difference shouldn't be too bad.
10-31-04, 06:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,681
Posted By DrGonzo

my bike is almost 10 years old (m2 stumpy) with a...

my bike is almost 10 years old (m2 stumpy) with a marz z1 on it, i take it off of 3-4' drops regularly and ride the hell out of it, AMAZING, specialized frames are great imo.
10-30-04, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,525
Posted By DrGonzo

Anyone on our bicycle team gets 50% off...

Anyone on our bicycle team gets 50% off specialized. VERY RARE for that to happen, as i said before the person in charge of it worked pretty hard to even get any sort of pro deal.
10-30-04, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 748
Posted By DrGonzo

do you have any other trails in the area? FInd...

do you have any other trails in the area? FInd out if you have an IMBA trail crew in the area. First of all find out who owns the land. Contact IMBA, they have many tips/tricks that will...
10-30-04, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,525
Posted By DrGonzo

Yeah that's true, when I send out emails i will...

Yeah that's true, when I send out emails i will be sure to stress the usage and visibility of the bike (our current konas get USED). We also have QBP which has every bike part under the sun from the...
10-30-04, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,525
Posted By DrGonzo

Pro Deals on bikes, info please?

Heya, so i work at a college outdoor program and we can get pro deals on black diamond, patagonia, smith, etc... The mountain biking team gets a great deal on Specialized but the person who set it up...
10-29-04, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By DrGonzo

I love music it's great. I bike so much around...

I love music it's great. I bike so much around the trails around my house that the sounds aren't too important anymore. For me it's always been about the challenge and the view (which is very nice...
10-29-04, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By DrGonzo

yeah, don't even bother with thorn resistant...

yeah, don't even bother with thorn resistant tubes, they're heavy and more expensive.

use some goo, or just watch where you're riding (i know most of em are total accidents). I live in the land...
10-29-04, 06:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,315
Posted By DrGonzo

nice bike

nice bike
10-29-04, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By DrGonzo

nice, but boring, isn't this a mountain biking...

nice, but boring, isn't this a mountain biking forum? :)

wee up and over, again and again, give me some technical hills with some nice descents and some rocks to launch of off.
Forum: Touring
10-08-04, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By DrGonzo

Thanks! I have most of my campsites chosen now...

Thanks! I have most of my campsites chosen now and i think i'm gunna go scout them out this weekend (leading the trip, wanna know what's going on :). there's only one part i'm kinda concerned about...
Forum: Touring
10-05-04, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By DrGonzo

Sorry, it wasn't labor day! We moved the trip to...

Sorry, it wasn't labor day! We moved the trip to mid Oct. since we didn't want to fool around with the warmer weather. Details would be great, i could send you my tentative itinerary and you could...
Forum: Foo
09-08-04, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By DrGonzo

Conundrum Hot Springs Pics! (big post)

Did a 4 day backpacking trip in the snowmass, co area. Hiking in from east maroon trail crossing over triangle pass down into the hot springs (100deg) and after a long day, they're pretty relaxing. ...
Forum: Touring
07-29-04, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By DrGonzo

very cool! I like the pictures a lot, inspires to...

very cool! I like the pictures a lot, inspires to go do the same or something like that! How did you do the ride, like did you stay in tents and eat cheaply or what? thanks
Forum: Foo
07-24-04, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By DrGonzo

auuuuhhhhhh, who's got the 'erb?

auuuuhhhhhh, who's got the 'erb?
07-24-04, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By DrGonzo

looks like a wicked good time. i wanna go...

looks like a wicked good time.

i wanna go next time ;)

i especially like shot mud07.jpg i believe, do you have a high res original by any chance?
07-23-04, 11:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,685
Posted By DrGonzo

It seems for me, the faster I'm going the higher...

It seems for me, the faster I'm going the higher I can bunny hop :)
07-23-04, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By DrGonzo

I buy the thicker thorn resistant tubes and slime...

I buy the thicker thorn resistant tubes and slime em, goats heads can goto hell now, i run over them with no problem, muwahaha.
Forum: Touring
07-23-04, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By DrGonzo

Kokopelli Trail for Labor Day

Heya, I'm planning on doing the Kokopelli over labor day weekend and I was wondering who has done it before? I'll probably bring a group of 8-12, it depends as i'm planning now. Who has done it? ...
04-16-04, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,173
Posted By DrGonzo

I run thorn proof only because of the bastard...

I run thorn proof only because of the bastard goats heads here that pop tubes like no other so easily. I would run tubless w/ sealant but i don't need to spend money on that right now.
04-16-04, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By DrGonzo

erotic. nice parts btw.

erotic.


nice parts btw.
04-16-04, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By DrGonzo

who DOESN'T like a relatively lightweight...

who DOESN'T like a relatively lightweight efficient way to get lots of water and store gear? I have a lobo and a classic, and i can throw one of the bladders in my framepack or backpack if i need...
10-20-03, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By DrGonzo

DRRRRRR wish i still had my d60, waiting on a...

DRRRRRR wish i still had my d60, waiting on a 10d. :( so many pics i'd be taking right now

oh yah, nice pics ;)

Drove by Bryce area on the way back from the grand canyon last week, nice area, i...
09-10-03, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By DrGonzo

i'm excited.

i'm excited.
09-10-03, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,026
Posted By DrGonzo

nice, i rike rit rots.

nice, i rike rit rots.
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