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02-02-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By BurnNotice

Shimano MT52's on sale

I have the old models with all velcro no laces. Just saw where a few sites have the 52's with the laces and top velcro strap for $49.99 plus shipping.

I love my velcro's and thinking about...
02-02-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,350
Posted By BurnNotice

2.......Hardtail for days I feel nostalgic and a...

2.......Hardtail for days I feel nostalgic and a full susy for days I ride boulders and fox holes.
01-18-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By BurnNotice

Like pablo stated.....it is always better to buy...

Like pablo stated.....it is always better to buy as much bike as you can possible afford up front. Where spec'ing out a bike build comes into being economical is when you can do the build yourself...
01-15-11, 07:25 AM
01-15-11, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,092
Posted By BurnNotice

Any can come off in a crash if it hits right. I...

Any can come off in a crash if it hits right. I have to say with my Cateye Strada's however............I had a horriffic crash this past summer while jumping a berm. I told my wife to go ahead and...
01-09-11, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,092
Posted By BurnNotice

Very widely subjective. On road bikes I always...

Very widely subjective. On road bikes I always was a Garmin Edge guy due to all the fancy analization <mispelled I am sure!:lol: features. But in heavy canopy you need something that does not rely on...
01-06-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By BurnNotice

CB egg beaters are best at minimalness and...

CB egg beaters are best at minimalness and shedding mud; dirt; grime; and nastiness! I just don't like the egg beaters. I like the Candy's myself for a wider platform.
12-10-10, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By BurnNotice

Nice ride!

Nice ride!
11-30-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By BurnNotice

My Blog

If your into shooting hobbies; reloading; and general tools of the trade then here you go.

Thanks for viewing.

http://ncmountaingunner.blogspot.com/
11-27-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By BurnNotice

If you talking about packed gravel roads I would...

If you talking about packed gravel roads I would look to a rigid. Really no need for full suspension or even a H/T with a non-rigid fork if that is what your riding. That way you save alot of money...
11-25-10, 09:35 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,728
Posted By BurnNotice

Forgot to add...........I went with RaceFace LE...

Forgot to add...........I went with RaceFace LE cransets on both my bikes. It was a combo of two things that influenced my decision on that. 1- Being that the RF LE was the right price at the time...
11-25-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,728
Posted By BurnNotice

Sam- I have only the SLX RD on both bikes...

Sam-

I have only the SLX RD on both bikes and I have to say.............nice RD for the monies. Depends on how much more you have to save. I really like the SLX lineup. I think it depends on...
11-25-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,728
Posted By BurnNotice

I thought I was going to do a slow build too. It...

I thought I was going to do a slow build too. It killed me to look at the frame so I sped things up in the end! It is a sickness for sure. Hey, have a great Thanksgiving to a fellow southerner!
11-24-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By BurnNotice

Canooks! Is that spelled correctly???? Our...

Canooks! Is that spelled correctly???? Our northern neighbors try so hard! LOL!
11-24-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,728
Posted By BurnNotice

Nice so far!

Nice so far!
11-24-10, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By BurnNotice

Back at you! May ride Saturday! Tomorrow is...

Back at you! May ride Saturday! Tomorrow is nothing but cold rain in the forecast and not to mention, NFL football on Turkey Day!
11-24-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By BurnNotice

I think bikes depreciate in the first year...

I think bikes depreciate in the first year roughly 40-50% from what I have read from post here and other sites when people ask the same question you are. That being said it is really up to the...
11-20-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By BurnNotice

LMAO! He probably is! :D

LMAO! He probably is! :D
11-20-10, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By BurnNotice

Too many post for me to believe he/she is...

Too many post for me to believe he/she is trolling. I think they have a legitimate problem.......simple have you, (That being I have a set of pedals I hate and what should I do?) Simple, ask the...
11-20-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By BurnNotice

What I find funny is the OP has not said one way...

What I find funny is the OP has not said one way or the other HERE, if he was promised these were better than holy water and can't live without them. Even so, that may be the shops honest opinion...
11-20-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,428
Posted By BurnNotice

Dang..............your right. How the heck did...

Dang..............your right. How the heck did it get revived!
11-20-10, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,985
Posted By BurnNotice

Also forgot to mention...........I believe, now I...

Also forgot to mention...........I believe, now I believe, they come in 9mm QR and 15 & 20mm thru axle. I have the 20mm thru and the front on my bike is stiff as a 2 x 6 concreted in the ground!
11-20-10, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,985
Posted By BurnNotice

I love the Azonic Outlaws. But that is just me...

I love the Azonic Outlaws. But that is just me personally, and they were around $300 and so far bullet proof.
11-19-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By BurnNotice

Actually they do if you look at the frame sizes...

Actually they do if you look at the frame sizes and fact one with a larger/longer torso would have benefit of the bike. And yes I understand the rolling resistance and the fact the 27.5" is trying to...
11-18-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By BurnNotice

Probably is a double wall............haven't seen...

Probably is a double wall............haven't seen many not anymore. As far as a 7 spd. compatible???? Call them and I am sure they can steer you in the right direction.
11-18-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,905
Posted By BurnNotice

No one could decide that until it was ridden. ...

No one could decide that until it was ridden. Not too sure of those 29'ers quite yet.
11-18-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By BurnNotice

I agree with Zephyr11............I had a CC...

I agree with Zephyr11............I had a CC Thudbuster on a Schwinn Moab years ago and it was mediocre at best. A FS ride is way different than just having a thudbuster for sure. But if it is...
11-18-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By BurnNotice

I agree with folks that you bought it and now...

I agree with folks that you bought it and now they are used and no one is at fault except buyer for not making sure these are what they need. I feel your pain, because in the biking world I have...
11-18-10, 05:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By BurnNotice

What is it with Reba??? I can't stand her and...

What is it with Reba??? I can't stand her and her acting is, well, not too good. Funny how if you have money already you can buy your way into anything!
11-17-10, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By BurnNotice

No experience with a 29'er here as well. Looks a...

No experience with a 29'er here as well. Looks a little funny to me with those big wheels. But I am only avg. height at 6' so I have no need for the 29'er. I heard they are maily for the tall...
11-17-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By BurnNotice

I think there are mixed opinions from what I have...

I think there are mixed opinions from what I have read in magazines and online as to whether the 26" will be the dinosaur of mtn. biking soon or one day. I think you have those who have ridden both...
11-17-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,993
Posted By BurnNotice

I say if your fairly handy with the build...

I say if your fairly handy with the build procedure then go for it. I also built several road bikes up from the ground in my roadie days when I was riding all the time. I just this year built up my...
11-17-10, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,993
Posted By BurnNotice

UK is right. If you can do basic wrenching then...

UK is right. If you can do basic wrenching then your fine. If not, then you will have a mess or what appears to be an assembled bike then on the trail disaster happens.

I have probably spent...
11-15-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By BurnNotice

Componetry has changed and a few designs but the...

Componetry has changed and a few designs but the body is the same......well, other than like you said, older! Several rides and you will get your legs and lungs back on track. Recovery time is longer...
11-13-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By BurnNotice

Urbanknight is right.............we all crash in...

Urbanknight is right.............we all crash in this sport! On your budget I would say your looking toward a hardtail for sure. Here are a few points to look at:

1- Do research on the component...
11-13-10, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,428
Posted By BurnNotice

Sam your right.................that is a less...

Sam your right.................that is a less than desirable frame in my book but I do see alot of them on the trails. I just don't care for the look more than anything. As far as it's...
11-13-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,428
Posted By BurnNotice

If you don't care for the OP's question and hate...

If you don't care for the OP's question and hate the topic then just go away. Others here are trying to help someone make a great decision.
11-12-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,428
Posted By BurnNotice

The bikes on BD are great deals. They give alot...

The bikes on BD are great deals. They give alot of upgrades for the money you spend. There are only a handful of frame makers that make all frames and are rebadged with different company logos but...
11-10-10, 12:06 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,728
Posted By BurnNotice

Can't recall exactly but the seat post are all...

Can't recall exactly but the seat post are all the same on those KHS' in that model range and I believe it is the 34.9 maybe.
11-10-10, 06:29 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,728
Posted By BurnNotice

Great Sam! I have the KHS XC204 frame I did on...

Great Sam! I have the KHS XC204 frame I did on my build and love it. Those KHS bikes are great rides and I too bought my frame at WW for $299 back this past summer. Enjoy!
11-09-10, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,059
Posted By BurnNotice

Better for sure.

Better for sure.
11-09-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,059
Posted By BurnNotice

The 820 is an adults bike but the smaller frames...

The 820 is an adults bike but the smaller frames would more than likely work I assume, depending on the size of your son. How old is he? You never said or his height to give one an idea. Remember,...
11-09-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By BurnNotice

New brake pads could remedy the brake issue. I...

New brake pads could remedy the brake issue. I assume mechanical disc???? Also, the fork deal.........hard to say for me. I really don't get the concept of freeride and in all riding there is...
11-08-10, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,059
Posted By BurnNotice

I would look to a hardtail for your son. Try and...

I would look to a hardtail for your son. Try and stay away from department store bikes and go to a local bike store that deals in nothing but bikes. I grew up on dept. store bikes except for one bike...
11-08-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By BurnNotice

So if someone comes and steals your wife or kid's...

So if someone comes and steals your wife or kid's because they don't have one and want one as long as it goes to someplace like, hmmm, lets say Haiti it is okay**********? LMAO!
11-06-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By BurnNotice

I second the SLX!

I second the SLX!
11-05-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,491
Posted By BurnNotice

Hard to really say and there is no industry std....

Hard to really say and there is no industry std. I am aware of. Homework and the condition of the bike and what it is worth to you is the factors I see.
11-02-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,379
Posted By BurnNotice

Why not a hitch mounted carrier?

Why not a hitch mounted carrier?
11-01-10, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By BurnNotice

I have the 2010 55 TST2 Bomber and it is a...

I have the 2010 55 TST2 Bomber and it is a delight! You will enjoy it.
11-01-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By BurnNotice

I like a stiff frame as compared to one that...

I like a stiff frame as compared to one that seems to flex a bit. Youget better transfer of power pedaling with a stiffer frame. But that is me. You will get a number of different opinions.
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