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03-23-13, 04:40 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Thanks all for the input. dminor, I will let you...

Thanks all for the input. dminor, I will let you know I bite the bullet on this venture.
03-23-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By mrgrunt99

Thoughts on internally geared hubs?

Anyone here have experience with internally geared hubs. I am considering an internally geared hub for my SE Stout 29er. It currently has a 1x9 setup. I feel that an 8 or 11 speed would be...
03-22-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By mrgrunt99

OP...if you are planning on sticking with 26"...

OP...if you are planning on sticking with 26" wheels, you would want a rigid fork with as close to AC of your suspension with sag included. That being considered, the Voodoo Zombie rigid fork with...
03-22-13, 12:54 PM
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Views: 897
Posted By mrgrunt99

I believe most 2x10 setups have a 39t outer...

I believe most 2x10 setups have a 39t outer chainring. I imagine if you did a 1x10 setup with a 32t front chainring, and a standard MTB 10 speed cassete you would a good gear range. The magic tooth...
03-22-13, 10:11 AM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

$135 SE Stout steel 29er frame from Nashbar. ...

$135 SE Stout steel 29er frame from Nashbar. 120mm Rebas, SLX, Elixirs, Black flags. for a cheap build, this thing friggin rips!!
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01-18-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,284
Posted By mrgrunt99

Fix-A-Lot....I'm always fixing something on my...

Fix-A-Lot....I'm always fixing something on my own or someone else's bike. Or tinkering with everything.
01-13-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,411
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Hardtails and hard liquor hahaha!

Hardtails and hard liquor hahaha!
01-12-13, 03:28 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

i would for sure choose a low end rockshox over...

i would for sure choose a low end rockshox over the XCR. Rockshox will at least have preload, lockout and rebound. travel wont be adjustable though.

26" fork w/ v-brake studs:...
01-12-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,545
Posted By mrgrunt99

I don't know much about SR Suntour forks....but I...

I don't know much about SR Suntour forks....but I love my Rockshox for ease of servicing, and disassembly/assembly!
01-12-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By mrgrunt99

if it is training you seek....then ride your bike...

if it is training you seek....then ride your bike you must...
01-12-13, 09:50 AM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Yami, nice HT...and how cold is to cold? My...

Yami, nice HT...and how cold is to cold? My morning ride today was a balmy 8 degrees.

Lubes, thats crazy...I met up with a college buddy at Ridgeline Thursday morning, pics below. My work...
01-08-13, 09:50 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

New goods I got for cheap. Did a drivetrain...

New goods I got for cheap. Did a drivetrain cleanup after the install and pics. Can't wait for the moring test ride!
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01-05-13, 08:57 AM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

'Nother early mornin ride. Someday I will get a...

'Nother early mornin ride. Someday I will get a ride in during daylight hours hahaha!
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01-02-13, 11:04 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

First 2 rides of 2013. Loving the early morning...

First 2 rides of 2013. Loving the early morning before work rides.....a bit brisk!
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01-02-13, 10:51 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Update. Acquired a set of Reba 29ers for $0, they...

Update. Acquired a set of Reba 29ers for $0, they were supposedly trashed. I took them apart, cleaned, adjusted travel to 120, new shock oil and o-rings.....work like new. For as little as I have put...
11-23-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,201
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Long story somewhat short....My brother remodels...

Long story somewhat short....My brother remodels foreclosed houses and resells. He found this frame in a basement, thought I could use it. The frame had been stripped down to bare aluminum, no...
11-13-12, 02:28 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Another awesome day at Palmer Park283555

Another awesome day at Palmer Park283555
11-12-12, 05:02 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

An awesome day at Palmer Park. 283343

An awesome day at Palmer Park.
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Forum: Commuting
10-13-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15,249
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Posted By mrgrunt99

working on a little project. Klunker inspired...

working on a little project. Klunker inspired 29er. Old Schwinn frame. awaiting a retro ryder headset so I can use the 1 1/8" fork. Frame will be painted OD green. This thing will be used for...
10-12-12, 04:09 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Another on-going project. Klunker inspired 29er...

Another on-going project. Klunker inspired 29er using an old Schwinn frame. Awaiting the Retro Ryder headset so I can use the 1 1/8" rigid fork, and a longer seatpost. added rear disc brake...
10-06-12, 10:09 AM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

This was a fun project. I wanted something for...

This was a fun project. I wanted something for the fould weather coming up. And I was bored with the local trails on my Devinci. This beast is so much fun, I may even add a 29er suspension...
09-21-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By mrgrunt99

1800 Lumens :eek: Shoot I regularly ride some...

1800 Lumens :eek: Shoot I regularly ride some fairly knarly single track at 4am, pitch black, and my helmet light is a cygolite 430 lumens, and handlebar light is a cygolite 350 lumens. I have no...
09-08-12, 12:41 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

It's a decent entry level bike...decent frame. ...

It's a decent entry level bike...decent frame. If you plan to ride it for a long time, I would start with upgrading wheels and brakes. Then bottom bracket/crank set. Then fork
07-13-12, 03:10 PM
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Views: 975
Posted By mrgrunt99

Raceface zero lw for shin/knee and elbo/forearm....

Raceface zero lw for shin/knee and elbo/forearm. They are not full length shin but provide good protection. They are light, breathable and comfortable on long rides!
07-13-12, 02:34 AM
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Views: 730
Posted By mrgrunt99

Having a well equipped bike that fits, to me is...

Having a well equipped bike that fits, to me is extremely important. Being comfortable and confident on said bike is just as important. I have test rode buddies' hardtail and full suspension...
07-09-12, 03:37 PM
07-02-12, 10:43 AM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Most of the parks and open spaces here in the...

Most of the parks and open spaces here in the springs have opened again after the fire. Due to a scheduling change at work...I have had to resort to early a.m. rides to get my fix. There is...
06-29-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,622
Posted By mrgrunt99

Devinci Dixon RC. A bit of a longer travel bike...

Devinci Dixon RC. A bit of a longer travel bike for xc, but with the adjustable geometry (via hi/lo setting on rear swingarm linkage) you can steepen or slacken the geometry to suit your needs for a...
06-13-12, 01:44 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

Yes sir! Templeton trail....was a damn good time!!

Yes sir! Templeton trail....was a damn good time!!
06-10-12, 02:33 PM
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Views: 1,438
Posted By mrgrunt99

Glad to hear that you were able to narrow down...

Glad to hear that you were able to narrow down your search....and it sounds as though you will be going with a 26er. And just fyi...you can easily fit 29" wheels with road tires or even cross tires...
06-09-12, 03:15 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

the Devinci in...

the Devinci in action.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teHjMooMmZ4&feature=youtu.be
06-09-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By mrgrunt99

I considered all of those bikes as well, and rode...

I considered all of those bikes as well, and rode or saw most of them. It was a difficult decision...until I rode a Devinci Dixon, end of story!!
06-09-12, 12:34 PM
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Views: 301,494
Posted By mrgrunt99

The new whip loves Palmer Park...and Captain...

The new whip loves Palmer Park...and Captain Jacks...and Ute Valley Park...and, well everything!!
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06-09-12, 12:30 PM
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Posted By mrgrunt99

New whip...frickin love this thing!! 255130

New whip...frickin love this thing!!
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05-25-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By mrgrunt99

Mansram01, what is the cost of that software?

Mansram01, what is the cost of that software?
05-25-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By mrgrunt99

Best editing software for GoPro2

I recently decided to purchase a GoPro2 for my future adventures. My question is what are your experiences with editing software? Which software is user friendly and works well with the GoPro? Any...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-12, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By mrgrunt99

Thanks for the replies. I only use the fenders in...

Thanks for the replies. I only use the fenders in foul weather commuter mode. When I'm crossing toe overlap isn't an issue. Thanks again
Forum: Commuting
03-02-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By mrgrunt99

Fenders + toe overlap

I have been using my cross bike for most of my commuting. Due to the winter weather I decided to get fenders. I do not experience toe overlap without the fenders, I do get overlap on semi-sharp...
02-20-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By mrgrunt99

Hell yes!! I friggin love the trails near 18...

Hell yes!! I friggin love the trails near 18 road!! Zippety-doo-daa being my favorite!!
02-12-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By mrgrunt99

This statement is very true. I have done 3...

This statement is very true. I have done 3 builds in the last 18 months....its like an addiction. And i have learned things with each build.
02-11-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By mrgrunt99

http://www.blueskycycling.com/product680_70_-2010-...

http://www.blueskycycling.com/product680_70_-2010-Avid-Mechanical-Ball-Bearing-Five-Disc-Brake-BB5.htm

http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=Details&ProdID=2349

There you...
02-11-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By mrgrunt99

http://www.dreambike.com/69.htm

http://www.dreambike.com/69.htm
02-11-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,923
Posted By mrgrunt99

http://www.dreambike.com/69.htm you could do...

http://www.dreambike.com/69.htm

you could do this conversion yourself at 1/2 the cost, but use disc brakes rather than V...or like others have said, buy a 29er
02-11-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By mrgrunt99

ed, I was in the business of defending lives for...

ed, I was in the business of defending lives for 10 years. And after 3 deployments and more time away from my children than time spent with them, it is a great feeling to be around my family day and...
02-10-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By mrgrunt99

Thanks all for the replies. The karate monkey...

Thanks all for the replies. The karate monkey would be nice...more options than the crosscheck..keep the responses coming peeps!
02-10-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By mrgrunt99

C Law. I am not 13. I receive a quarterly bonus...

C Law. I am not 13. I receive a quarterly bonus for my career, I work as a trader in the energy supply division but I will avoid boring you with any details. Normally I dump my quarterly bonus in a...
02-10-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By mrgrunt99

help me spend my bonus!

So I will be getting my bonus within the next 60 days and have been given permission by the misses to spoil myself with it. It will be about $1500 after taxes. I need some help on how to...
01-06-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,650
Posted By mrgrunt99

An updated pic of Klunkenstein. My...

An updated pic of Klunkenstein. My bomber/klunker!

http://img252.imageshack.us/img252/3994/klunkenstein.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/252/klunkenstein.png/)
Uploaded with...
01-06-12, 01:14 PM
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Views: 692
Posted By mrgrunt99

Klunkenstein: project Bomber/Klunker complete w/ pics

So this is an update on my project bomber/klunker. The other thread with the suspension forks was more of a joke (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/788375-Klunker!). I stripped the paint for...
12-27-11, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,598
Posted By mrgrunt99

Mocked up with 1 1/8" manitou suspension forks. ...

Mocked up with 1 1/8" manitou suspension forks. Just need to bore out the 1" head set a few thousandths of an inch at work. More pics to be posted....
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