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09-03-11, 10:50 PM
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Posted By jjbod1

Have not been on this site in months. And on this...

Have not been on this site in months. And on this post alone I am over a month late on a response, but what the h*ll, ill give my opinion. The bike you have posted the pics for is not a 2007, the...
09-09-10, 07:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,060
Posted By jjbod1

I just turned 40, been riding again for close to...

I just turned 40, been riding again for close to 4 years. In the club I belong to, some of the fastest and strongest riders are in there late 40s to 50's. We even have one guy who is 63, he both...
12-26-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By jjbod1

Got it apart, Thanks!! :thumb: I wish all hubs...

Got it apart, Thanks!! :thumb: I wish all hubs where that easy to work on.
12-26-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By jjbod1

Here is a pic, with the caps off. Sounds like it...

Here is a pic, with the caps off. Sounds like it may be cheaper at that point to just get new wheels.
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12-26-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By jjbod1

Let me see if I can upload one.

Let me see if I can upload one.
12-26-09, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By jjbod1

How to take apart front hub with sealed bearings.

My spare MTN bike Has a set of older Mavic rims and Specialized hubs. The front hub has been making a squeaky noise, so I decided to try to take it apart and repack the bearings. this hub seems to...
12-15-09, 01:34 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,687
Posted By jjbod1

I used to hang out here all the time before they...

I used to hang out here all the time before they changed the whole look and format. I feel it pretty much sux now, this is the first time ive been back in weeks. Still suxs, and now that i posted im...
12-01-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,811
Posted By jjbod1

That was what I wanted to know, if the travel...

That was what I wanted to know, if the travel could be changed by adding removing spacers. Also I did not know that only the coil versions, not air, are the only ones you can change by turning a...
11-30-09, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,811
Posted By jjbod1

08 Rock Shox Reba SL, is it ajustable?

I just found a deal on a 08 Reba SL Black/Gold The seller has it listed as a 80mm fork. From some of the research I have done , it seems many of those forks can be ajusted to 100 and 115 mm. The bike...
10-27-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By jjbod1

Thanks for the response, let me say this, i am by...

Thanks for the response, let me say this, i am by no means a bike tech. I have been taking my bikes to shops to get fixed for just about everything, but its getting expensive and I want to do the...
10-27-09, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By jjbod1

Chain dropping off of small front ring.

A couple months ago I updated my rig with a completely new drive train. XT shifters, front and rear Derailleurs. LX crankset, and a new chain and rear cassette. Bike has worked flawlessly for 2...
10-20-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By jjbod1

Im thinking cross bike.

Im thinking cross bike.
10-20-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By jjbod1

As of now, I have a completely rebuilt full 09 XT...

As of now, I have a completely rebuilt full 09 XT prepped Gary Fisher Hartail. And i also have a 96 Fisher HKEK. For some reason i have spent the last few weeks beating the crap out of the 96, and...
09-28-09, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,653
Posted By jjbod1

"Deore is not next to the bottom !" You still...

"Deore is not next to the bottom !" You still have Alivio, Acera, Altus, and Tourney. Deore is the start of the real deal in parts. And not only is it the real deal, but they are cheap, work very...
09-15-09, 12:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,378
Posted By jjbod1

I cracked 3 ribs when I hit a thawed out mud...

I cracked 3 ribs when I hit a thawed out mud puddle last Jan. But for me it was a rude awaking and good thing overall. When I went to the Doc. I found out I weighed in at a whooping 260 lbs, at 5'8...
09-12-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By jjbod1

This problem is driving me nuts, to the point...

This problem is driving me nuts, to the point where I am determined to figure it out. I just got done lightly sanding the rim's and the brake pads to make sure there was no build up or glazing. That...
09-12-09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By jjbod1

Ill try that tomorrow. The bike is a 97 model,...

Ill try that tomorrow. The bike is a 97 model, and I think the pads are original, that was one of the possible answers I was looking for, as to whether they go bad with age?
09-12-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By jjbod1

Canti's sqeeking really loud, how can I fix them?

My wife has a older Trek 800 that she uses for a path bike. The brakes are canti's. Both the front and back now squeal so loud when she hits her brakes it hurts our ears. I have tried to adjust them,...
09-11-09, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By jjbod1

There are a few major bargains, but all in all,...

There are a few major bargains, but all in all, nothing worth me jumping on.
09-11-09, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By jjbod1

Buck 50, but not a cent over 175.

Buck 50, but not a cent over 175.
09-11-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By jjbod1

That seems a tad bid high to me. But I also deal...

That seems a tad bid high to me. But I also deal with my shops alot, so I tend to get good deals.
09-07-09, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By jjbod1

Both of those sellers need to quit smoking the...

Both of those sellers need to quit smoking the crack rock and get in the real world. Its the same here in Atlanta. 50% of the sellers on craigslist try to sell there 90's bikes for 20 times what they...
09-03-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By jjbod1

Not trying to make your head spin anymore :p But...

Not trying to make your head spin anymore :p But other options would be a Gary Fisher Advance
http://fisherbikes.com/bike/model/advance
Or a Trek 4300, I think that is in the same range , but not...
09-02-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,824
Posted By jjbod1

I have been using a Shadow Xt for 4 months now....

I have been using a Shadow Xt for 4 months now. Luke 52 is right, it does not move as much. There is one problem with them though, they are a pain in the @ss to get set up, you have to really play...
09-01-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By jjbod1

Nice price on a starter bike :thumb: Get yourself...

Nice price on a starter bike :thumb: Get yourself a Camelback or some kind of hydro pack.
09-01-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By jjbod1

As soon as I saw the red cog Tourney rear...

As soon as I saw the red cog Tourney rear derailleur. That tells me its some sort of Wally World special. :p
08-30-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By jjbod1

Mid to late 90's model, like kenhill3 said,...

Mid to late 90's model, like kenhill3 said, better than any Wally World bike. See if you can get it for a even 100
08-30-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By jjbod1

I have a set of the 08's on one of my bikes. I...

I have a set of the 08's on one of my bikes. I love them, they have yet to fail me. The only problem with them, and I have heard it is common with most Avid disc breaks is they tend to squeak and ...
08-30-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 924
Posted By jjbod1

$1000 in parts if he parts it...

$1000 in parts if he parts it out!!:roflmao2::roflmao2: I think he added one to many zero's on that #
08-30-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,259
Posted By jjbod1

Sweet vintage rig :thumb: Now take it out ride...

Sweet vintage rig :thumb: Now take it out ride the crap out of it. And upgrade the parts as they break.
08-27-09, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By jjbod1

You really do suck!!!! ;) :thumb:

You really do suck!!!! ;) :thumb:
08-27-09, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By jjbod1

+1 :thumb: I got the LX not 2 months ago....

+1 :thumb:

I got the LX not 2 months ago. Awesome crankset,I wish I had the cash to buy a spare just to have. And from what I have researched, the only difference between that set of LX cranks and...
08-26-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By jjbod1

Why in Gods name is a Specialized grouped in with...

Why in Gods name is a Specialized grouped in with all those Walgooses? And did anyone else notice the recliner on the purple Magna?:wtf:
08-26-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,164
Posted By jjbod1

:roflmao2::roflmao2: Thanks for that, you just...

:roflmao2::roflmao2: Thanks for that, you just made my night. :thumb:
08-25-09, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By jjbod1

If it has a ridged fork, which from your post...

If it has a ridged fork, which from your post sounds like a older bike. Not that it is a bad thing, but may be hard to find parts for. You really need to post more info on the bike. Do you know what...
08-24-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,722
Posted By jjbod1

It took me 2 years of kicking and screaming like...

It took me 2 years of kicking and screaming like a 3 year old before I finely would give in to a pack. Now i have been using one for close to 2 years, and i would never look back to bottles. You just...
08-24-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By jjbod1

Total downhill action!

Total downhill action!
08-24-09, 12:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,753
Posted By jjbod1

Funny you mention that. I have a old school steel...

Funny you mention that. I have a old school steel frame 96 Fisher HKEK and a 98 Fisher Aquila. Both those bikes are lighter than my built up 07 Fisher Tass and brand new 09 HKEK.
08-24-09, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By jjbod1

25 lbs is not that heavy IMO. If it works and you...

25 lbs is not that heavy IMO. If it works and you like it:thumb:
08-24-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By jjbod1

WOW!! You really don't see many MTN bikes from...

WOW!! You really don't see many MTN bikes from that era. That is really cool, but damn it makes me feel my age. I was 12 in 1982. :)
08-22-09, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By jjbod1

If it ain't White, it isn't right:roflmao2:

If it ain't White, it isn't right:roflmao2:
08-22-09, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By jjbod1

My wife who is 5'4 and not petite, and also not...

My wife who is 5'4 and not petite, and also not big by any means either, also only feels comfy on mens bikes. Both of her MTN bike frames are in the 15 In range,"and mens frames". Its funny I ran...
08-22-09, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By jjbod1

Is that it. Heck at that price, you might as well...

Is that it. Heck at that price, you might as well also buy a spare just to have hang around. :p
08-22-09, 01:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By jjbod1

I personally cant speak for myself, for I haven't...

I personally cant speak for myself, for I haven't rode a rigid bike since my BMX years. But I can honestly say that I know more than several fellow riders who have bought 29r fully rigid hardtails,...
08-17-09, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By jjbod1

$100 for that, nice find :thumb: Where I am...

$100 for that, nice find :thumb: Where I am located, every time I see one on Craigs list, they are priced at $500-$1000 There is now way I would pay that amount for a Y-frame bike, heard they can...
08-17-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By jjbod1

If it helps, one of my wife's bikes is a 98 Gary...

If it helps, one of my wife's bikes is a 98 Gary Fisher Aquila. It is still Org except for the seat, tires and shifters/brake levers. She loves it down to the old out dated, Indy fork. She will not...
08-17-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By jjbod1

Look at the components list on the Bikepedia...

Look at the components list on the Bikepedia page. If 75% or more match up it probably is the same bike. That really does look like the same one.
08-17-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,214
Posted By jjbod1

Cool older bike, what year? And what did you pay...

Cool older bike, what year? And what did you pay for it? So far I have brought back to life, 3 late 90's hardtails. I wouldn't sell them for anything.
08-17-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By jjbod1

Every brand new bike I have bought from a shop so...

Every brand new bike I have bought from a shop so far has helped me figure out a good set up for me "NO Charge" Thats BS on them. If it was me I would of taken the bike back and demanded my money!! I...
08-17-09, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By jjbod1

Yep, go with the Sportchek. It will hold up...

Yep, go with the Sportchek. It will hold up better in the long run. You can always upgrade any thing that breaks.
The rear shock on the other one is not worth 2 cents, and will end up breaking and...
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