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07-29-10, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Gravity Worx

Shuttle runs in Boise area

Anyone want to hook up for some shuttle runs in the Boise area?
07-29-10, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Gravity Worx

Shuttle runs in Boise area

Anyone up for some shuttle runs in the Boise area?
03-22-09, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gravity Worx

Nice set up. The single pivot frames like the...

Nice set up.
The single pivot frames like the Bullet are definately my favorite design
03-11-09, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By Gravity Worx

True, Need and want are 2 very different things

True,
Need and want are 2 very different things
03-10-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By Gravity Worx

There is some difference in rotors, I like the...

There is some difference in rotors,
I like the big wavy rotors as they do shed heat better or faster than the standard round ones.
Being a DH / free-rider and weighing in at 225lbs, I like good...
03-10-09, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Gravity Worx

If you are into lift assisted DH runs (I am), ...

If you are into lift assisted DH runs (I am),
Hit up Mt. Hood Ski-Bowl at Government Camp.
Good fun for sure. :thumb:
03-10-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,169
Posted By Gravity Worx

Nice, Looks like you guys had good birthdays. ...

Nice,
Looks like you guys had good birthdays.
The pack is cool:thumb:
03-09-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,169
Posted By Gravity Worx

That's where Boise is cool. Snow level is about...

That's where Boise is cool.
Snow level is about 1,000 feet above town right now,
so we can ride bikes on dirt and ride sleds in the same day.

There is just something really fun about ripping...
03-09-09, 01:56 PM
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Views: 370
Posted By Gravity Worx

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj229/WNG555/bi...

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj229/WNG555/bikes/IMG_5570c.jpg

Definately looks like a re-weld here to me.
03-09-09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,169
Posted By Gravity Worx

That's what the snowmobile is for. 2 feet of...

That's what the snowmobile is for.
2 feet of fresh stuff saturday at brundage Mountain area by McCall, ID
03-09-09, 11:40 AM
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Views: 1,169
Posted By Gravity Worx

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday
02-23-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Gravity Worx

I think Nokian still makes a spike tire

I think Nokian still makes a spike tire
Forum: Foo
09-02-07, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Gravity Worx

You hit 1 out of 6. Bikes are expensive, but...

You hit 1 out of 6.
Bikes are expensive, but not as expensive as my snowmobiles
07-16-07, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Gravity Worx

No goat's heads lining the trails. lol They...

No goat's heads lining the trails. lol

They are actually a bur that grows on a plant and they are shaped sort of like a little goat head with many sharp points that are absolute murder on your...
07-15-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,291
Posted By Gravity Worx

Exactly

Exactly
07-10-07, 09:33 PM
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Views: 512
Posted By Gravity Worx

I don't like the slime either. For the goat...

I don't like the slime either.
For the goat heads we get in southern Idaho we have to do something though.
So I run Mr. Tuffy tire liners. They work really well for puncture prevention.
07-07-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

I could go lighter, but that wasn't the idea. ...

I could go lighter, but that wasn't the idea.
The idea was to go basically as bomber as possible.
The bike is getting ridden at quite a few ski areas as well as in the back country.
I like to...
07-07-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

Ya Doug, That's pretty accurate. I was thinking...

Ya Doug,
That's pretty accurate. I was thinking Idaho back country bomber, same general idea though.
The back ground in motorsports shows through quite a bit as well.
07-03-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

I didn't weigh just the frame, but Identiti rates...

I didn't weigh just the frame, but Identiti rates it at 5.56 pounds.
Geometry with 100mm travel fork is supposed to be 70 deg head and 73 seat tube.
06-30-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

Pictures are too big for the forum thing. Go...

Pictures are too big for the forum thing.
Go here and you will see a pic of the build in progress:
http://www.gravityworxracing.com/frame.html

Now to just get the time to finish building it....
06-19-07, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Gravity Worx

True, (but who applies them consistantly? There's...

True, (but who applies them consistantly? There's no fun in that, lol)

The larger rotors are much better in most ways, etc weight, but I'm also a freerider with a strong DH and Moto back ground so...
06-16-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Gravity Worx

I came back to this thread to see what you all...

I came back to this thread to see what you all came up with and I see some mistakes on here.
Gastro is correct in that the heat it's self should expand that % a little, but that's about as far as I...
06-11-07, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Gravity Worx

I didn't make anything hypothetical. You...

I didn't make anything hypothetical.

You gave this formula:
(101.5mm - 80mm)/80mm x 100% = 26.9%
The formula is fine for a single use application on paper and I think IS accurate for that, but...
06-11-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

Hey. I bet you guys would like some...

Hey.
I bet you guys would like some pictures.....
I'll take some here tonight and get them up either tonight or tomorow night.
06-11-07, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Gravity Worx

So brake temp causing brake fade is not a...

So brake temp causing brake fade is not a variable according to you?
You might want to re-think that one.
All of the things I listed off will make a difference in braking temps as well as the rotor...
06-10-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

The build up is coming along nicely. Got the...

The build up is coming along nicely.
Got the drop outs bolted onto the frame and adjusted properly, the stainless headset pressed on, the fork and wheels on the frame, stem mounted, and the wheels...
06-10-07, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Gravity Worx

All of the above posts have good possibilities. ...

All of the above posts have good possibilities.
One other is in making sure your chain is clean and lubed as well.
06-10-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By Gravity Worx

There is definately a difference you can feel. ...

There is definately a difference you can feel.

That difference is primarily in the form of having much less brake fade under heavy braking conditions and a little more actual stopping power too....
06-06-07, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Gravity Worx

Halo SAS rim or complete wheel at...

Halo SAS rim or complete wheel at www.gravityworxracing.com
Great wheels and really good prices on them
06-06-07, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gravity Worx

Between the 2 brands you gave, Marzzocchi would...

Between the 2 brands you gave, Marzzocchi would be the only choice.
In my opinion they put out a far superior product over manitou.
06-06-07, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Gravity Worx

The Juicy 7's with stock pads just squeel like...

The Juicy 7's with stock pads just squeel like that.
The fix is to go with Galfer pads and the squeel goes away.
$16.99 a pair at www.gravityworxracing.com
06-01-07, 03:42 PM
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Views: 1,301
Posted By Gravity Worx

I use them sometimes for muddy courses. I went...

I use them sometimes for muddy courses.
I went to the local cycle salvage and got a couple front fenders for a KX-60 and cut them down to work propperly.
The front was east to mount.
Put a star...
05-30-07, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

H1, Ya that about sums it up. I can't help...

H1,
Ya that about sums it up.
I can't help it, I just love big bikes. Good thing I'm strong enough to pedal them or I'd not be very mobile on them.

Change #1 to the build up:
I'm throwing on an...
05-30-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,424
Posted By Gravity Worx

Prosecutors in either alloy or magnesium...

Prosecutors in either alloy or magnesium depending on weight and budget at www.gravityworxracing.com
05-29-07, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

Ya Salsa, I know that's true. I've never...

Ya Salsa,

I know that's true. I've never been able to not break the light bikes though.
After way too many taco'd wheels etc, I came to the realization some years ago that I needed to just get...
05-28-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

I've been accused of being the destroyer of all...

I've been accused of being the destroyer of all things great and small. lol
I'm thinking somewhere in the low 40 pound range.
I do free ride more than anything else and do like to go fairly big,...
05-28-07, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gravity Worx

My first hardtail in over 10 years

So I'm building an Identiti Mr Hyde frame up for all mountain riding and jumping.

Head angle is rated at 70 degrees with a recomended fork travel of up to 130mm, Head tube is well gusseted, so I'm...
05-13-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Gravity Worx

No. I'm saying that the $100 you said that you...

No.
I'm saying that the $100 you said that you would like to pay for both is correct, and then the $16 / pair for pads is extremely close to the $16.95 that they actually cost.
When put together, ...
05-13-07, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Gravity Worx

I can put the rotors and pads in a USPS Global...

I can put the rotors and pads in a USPS Global Priority flat rate package and ship for $10.
05-12-07, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Gravity Worx

Go Here: ...

Go Here:
http://www.gravityworxracing.com/Hydraulic_Brakes.html

You will come in just under your allotted budget and get the high end Galfer Wavy rotors in 160mm and the pads.
05-09-07, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Gravity Worx

Or worse yet, Elastomer instead of springs.

Or worse yet,
Elastomer instead of springs.
05-09-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,670
Posted By Gravity Worx

You are correct, you can damage the finish on...

You are correct, you can damage the finish on your wheels with steel levers if you are not careful.
Of course, riding the mountain bike in rocky areas can do the same thing.
Scratches on a bike are...
05-09-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,670
Posted By Gravity Worx

Motion Pro tire levers. I got sick of breaking...

Motion Pro tire levers.
I got sick of breaking the plastic ones several years ago and pulled my dirt bike tire levers out of the tool box and never looked back.
04-19-07, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By Gravity Worx

I remember being out voted that way when about...

I remember being out voted that way when about your age too Salsa. lol
You bend that rotor in the race last weekend?
04-18-07, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By Gravity Worx

I think both of you had a great start to the...

I think both of you had a great start to the season in spite of inclimate weather.
Great job guys.
04-14-07, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 889
Posted By Gravity Worx

The Bianchi is nice, but as mentioned above, you...

The Bianchi is nice, but as mentioned above, you don't know how it fits you or how it rides.
Go to a few bike shops and see how some different bikes ride and feel. Have some fun with it.
I'd bet...
04-14-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Gravity Worx

I was wondering that too

I was wondering that too
04-13-07, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By Gravity Worx

It's a used helmet with a small crack in the...

It's a used helmet with a small crack in the plastic.
One has to ask how that crack got there and also one would have to wonder about tiny cracks etc in the foam. We can't always see them.
...
04-04-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Gravity Worx

Complete with the old school Bell Moto 3 helmet. ...

Complete with the old school Bell Moto 3 helmet.
That's cool :beer:
04-01-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By Gravity Worx

Looks good. Judging from all the mud, Salsa had...

Looks good.
Judging from all the mud, Salsa had some serious fun. I like that.
How did it ride?
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