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05-20-14, 12:48 PM
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Posted By YamiRider1316

Ashland Spring Thaw DH Race 2014 Video

Edit i made from this past weekends race. Enjoy!

http://www.pinkbike.com/video/363703/
08-01-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By YamiRider1316

Suntour GPX downtube shifter no longer clicking

Have an 89 bridgestone rb1 with the original sr suntour 7spd gpx group. On my last ride the 7spd downtube shifter quit clicking. It still shifts but I have to fiddle with it and find the right spot...
06-19-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By YamiRider1316

I did it!

Well I did it. The 26th marks my last day in CA before I move north to Oregon for the sole purpose of mountain biking. Settled on Ashland which has a phenomenal riding scene. To say I'm stoked would...
06-03-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,797
Posted By YamiRider1316

Start with tires and pedals. Definitely the...

Start with tires and pedals. Definitely the cheapest and easiest weight savings. Then move to wheels. Rotational weight should always be the initial focus since you will feel it the most. Then I...
06-02-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By YamiRider1316

Sweet ride. Now quit taking pictures and go ride...

Sweet ride. Now quit taking pictures and go ride that thing!
05-23-13, 03:42 PM
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Views: 239
Posted By YamiRider1316

Ashland Spring Thaw DH

A little write up and some photos I shot of the spring thaw race in Ashland this past weekend.

http://www.pinkbike.com/u/DBomberMan/blog/2013-Ashland-Spring-Thaw-DH.html
05-11-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,118
Posted By YamiRider1316

Got to go 1x man. All the cool peeps are doin it....

Got to go 1x man. All the cool peeps are doin it. If my scrawny ass chicken legs can hack Im sure you wouldnt have any problems.
05-11-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,118
Posted By YamiRider1316

What the heck are they doing putting a triple on...

What the heck are they doing putting a triple on a ripper frame like that. And yeah traded the schmidt awhile back for a revelation. Looking forward to a detailed review on that frame once you get it...
05-11-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,118
Posted By YamiRider1316

Thats going to be a killer bike. But I gotta ask,...

Thats going to be a killer bike. But I gotta ask, whats up with the triple?
05-04-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,185
Posted By YamiRider1316

multi tool in the jersey pocket, co2 cartridge...

multi tool in the jersey pocket, co2 cartridge and chain link get wrapped in the tube and strapped to my frame.
04-13-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,319
Posted By YamiRider1316

Granted I don't live in Florida, nor have I ever...

Granted I don't live in Florida, nor have I ever ridden there or in similar climate, but it does get into the 100+ fairly regularly during the summer around here. That being said I have found that...
04-08-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,702
Posted By YamiRider1316

I would not air out a Revel on a regular basis....

I would not air out a Revel on a regular basis. That bike IMO is about 1 or 2 steps away from a hybrid. Says right in the description that its at home on gravel paths. Basically its a bike for people...
04-08-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,702
Posted By YamiRider1316

maybe something like this ...

maybe something like this

http://www.bikeattack.com/khs-dj-50-2013/

I saw one of these on the local craigslist for like 250 the other day as well. Couple years older but was still a good buy....
04-08-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,702
Posted By YamiRider1316

if you are looking to jump your bike and still...

if you are looking to jump your bike and still shred some trails why not try and grab a dirt jumper with a 1xsomething set up? I know KHS has some good bikes like the dj50 that are going to be a...
04-08-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,702
Posted By YamiRider1316

Its a wally word bike, you get what you pay for....

Its a wally word bike, you get what you pay for. That bike goes for 380 new from walmart so price isnt that great. The guy is waaay off comparing it to a 2k Giant. I would keep looking if it were me....
03-29-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,177
Posted By YamiRider1316

Buy some of these...

Buy some of these...
03-29-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By YamiRider1316

Thank ya erbody. It is fun. Its all for the love...

Thank ya erbody. It is fun. Its all for the love of mountain biking though. I cant think of anything else thatll make me go spend my days off digging in a canyon filled with poison oak(which i am...
03-28-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By YamiRider1316

lol oh yea that be the Gnar. Though in these here...

lol oh yea that be the Gnar. Though in these here parts we call it brown pow
03-28-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By YamiRider1316

couple more ...

couple more

http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae278/zseely13/p4pb9366612_zps2f0e8704.jpg
http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae278/zseely13/p4pb9366609_zps62e859ca.jpg
03-28-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By YamiRider1316

Backyard Rippin

couple of shots from the backyard shred sess the other day


http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae278/zseely13/p4pb9367083_zps12899900.jpg
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03-22-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By YamiRider1316

for me 32t with an 11-36

for me 32t with an 11-36
03-15-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,643
Posted By YamiRider1316

was just reading about that. Somebody lost a job.

was just reading about that. Somebody lost a job.
03-03-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By YamiRider1316

Bender! NWD 1?

Bender! NWD 1?
02-26-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By YamiRider1316

well played sir, well played

well played sir, well played
02-25-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By YamiRider1316

Dont know what you guys are talkin about. We just...

Dont know what you guys are talkin about. We just got done with Juneary and been enjoying Februly full heartedly. Its been nothing but high 60s mid 70s and sunny skies in NorCal :)
02-11-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By YamiRider1316

Ok sweet yeah thats what i was wondering about if...

Ok sweet yeah thats what i was wondering about if it was still going to be neccesary to flip the brake back and forth. And dot 4 it is. Thanks again D for the help
02-11-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By YamiRider1316

Sweet! thanks D. Also as far as the bleed process...

Sweet! thanks D. Also as far as the bleed process goes I found this video basically laying it out

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HzspWPOFJU

The vid im thinking over complicates things? Or am i...
02-11-13, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By YamiRider1316

Hayes Prime DIY bleed kit?

Its time for a bleed and I think im going to try and tackle this one myself. I found hayes sells a kit for around $50 but its got some mixed reviews. Seems like pretty basic stuff so I was thinking...
02-09-13, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By YamiRider1316

yes

yes
02-03-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By YamiRider1316

Bar heigth is kind of a personel preferance. What...

Bar heigth is kind of a personel preferance. What works great for one person not so much for another. Personally I run a 1" riser bar with a zero rise stem and i find that to be perfect.
01-31-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,593
Posted By YamiRider1316

From a component stand point yes you are right....

From a component stand point yes you are right. But IMO having awesome components doesnt do a whole lot of good if they are on a subpar frame. You can get a stumpjumper or camber 29er for sub 3k. And...
01-31-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,365
Posted By YamiRider1316

They are great bikes. Had an 08 response sport as...

They are great bikes. Had an 08 response sport as my first mountain bike and the thing was bullet proof. Actually kept in until recently. Sold the frame and fork alone for 150 so ide say 175 sounds...
01-31-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,593
Posted By YamiRider1316

The Airborne looks nice but there is still no way...

The Airborne looks nice but there is still no way ide drop 3k on an Airborne. Or a Motebecane for that matter.
01-30-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By YamiRider1316

solid buy. now go ride it :)

solid buy. now go ride it :)
01-26-13, 07:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,284
Posted By YamiRider1316

Well... Its a nice bike and if you like it then...

Well... Its a nice bike and if you like it then money well spent. Now would I have paid $550 for it? No. You can get a new decent entry level hardtail for that much and itll have newer components and...
01-26-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By YamiRider1316

http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae278/zseely13/...

http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae278/zseely13/double-facepalm1_zpsabb99d2d.jpg
01-25-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By YamiRider1316

Thanks for the suggestions. Going to take the...

Thanks for the suggestions. Going to take the shock pump with me on the next ride and fiddle with it.
01-24-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By YamiRider1316

Rockshox Revelation Dual Air help

Just put one of these forks on a hardtail and am having some trouble getting to it to feel right. Ive always ran fox forks so the rockshox is new to me and the dual air chamber is a bit of a mystery....
01-21-13, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 301,258
Posted By YamiRider1316

Went for a night ride last night. Stopped for...

Went for a night ride last night. Stopped for some water and to give the pup a break and when i shined my light up into the hills there was about 5-6 pairs of eyes glaring back at me. Creepy...
01-11-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 301,258
Posted By YamiRider1316

Took the new hardtail for a ride this morning....

Took the new hardtail for a ride this morning. Man it was cooold. Loving the simplicity of a hardtail 1x10 though. I think this bike is going to see a lot of use.
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01-07-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By YamiRider1316

That Sunday is pretty nice, but ide still spring...

That Sunday is pretty nice, but ide still spring for the Glory.
01-04-13, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By YamiRider1316

This thread reminds me of that Office episode...

This thread reminds me of that Office episode where theres a radar speed sign out front and Michael Scott runs by it the same time a car goes by and claims the speed to beat is like 31mph lol.
01-01-13, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,625
Posted By YamiRider1316

IMO Crank Bros should stick to making multi tools...

IMO Crank Bros should stick to making multi tools and stay away from everything else. It is a pity their stuff doesnt perform as well as it looks. But hey you never know and I would at least give...
12-26-12, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By YamiRider1316

Well this was the majority of my haul. Bought an...

Well this was the majority of my haul. Bought an SLX 1x10 group for it as a little present for myself. Plan is to build it up Friday.

http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae278/zseely13/CAM00042.jpg
12-26-12, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By YamiRider1316

I splash it. Its a gopro, they have a waterproof...

I splash it. Its a gopro, they have a waterproof encasing.
12-26-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By YamiRider1316

Christmas Edit

Had a gap in the storms here so mangaed to get a ride in Xmas day and made a little edit.

http://www.pinkbike.com/video/291554/
12-23-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By YamiRider1316

Been looking into 29er sets as well and if I do...

Been looking into 29er sets as well and if I do go the prebuilt route ive been looking at the Stans Arch Wheelset. Can be found for around 500 and Stans always makes great stuff.
12-20-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By YamiRider1316

Yes a thur axle will stiffen things up....

Yes a thur axle will stiffen things up. Especially if you go with a 20mm. But that will probably mean having to get new lowers for the fork as well.
12-19-12, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By YamiRider1316

Chainreactioncycles.com has a ton of reasonably...

Chainreactioncycles.com has a ton of reasonably priced hardtail frames and along with the $50 off coupon code and free shipping you can get a pretty decent deal. Just picked up a Ragley frame from...
12-19-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By YamiRider1316

Opinions on Niner Bikes?

Been looking into getting another 29er but more XC oriented for the less extreme rides. Found some killer deals on Niner frames specifically the RIP 9 and WFO 9. Anybody have any persoanl experience...
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