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05-18-05, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,642
Posted By Ronan 9

i did see that and also laughed my @ss off. what...

i did see that and also laughed my @ss off. what was worse was that the girls set him up by saying he cleared it on his practice run next to the wagon. it was their encouragement that made him go...
05-14-05, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,401
Posted By Ronan 9

they would have to be FALLING really fast! ...

they would have to be FALLING really fast! besides the "downhill runner" wouldn't be much to look at when they finished. :P
05-13-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,401
Posted By Ronan 9

LOL!!!

LOL!!!
05-09-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By Ronan 9

great idea for securing both the rack and bikes...

great idea for securing both the rack and bikes to your car. have you had any issues with trying to get three bikes on it? i can't get our three bikes on the rack. cannondale m800, klein attitude...
05-06-05, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Ronan 9

Down boys. I did mean current or '05 models...

Down boys. I did mean current or '05 models available now. However you would like to look at it. Thank you very much both of you for your responses. I appreciate it.
05-06-05, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Ronan 9

Does K2 make a Freeride bike?

Does K2 have anything that can do some bigger stuff and freeriding? Also how would you rate this ride (if it exists)?
04-29-05, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By Ronan 9

very cool. thanks again for the ideas. i really...

very cool. thanks again for the ideas. i really appreciate the feedback.
04-28-05, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By Ronan 9

actually i thought i would be spending well over...

actually i thought i would be spending well over $2000. originally i was looking at the s-works enduro which has an msrp over $4K.
04-28-05, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By Ronan 9

ok. cool. thank you. so along those lines. ...

ok. cool. thank you. so along those lines. can you guys give me some additional suggestions?
04-28-05, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By Ronan 9

you could be right. to be quite honest i am not...

you could be right. to be quite honest i am not sure when it is no longer "all mountain" and it becomes "freeride". how would you define it? currently i have a really nice XC bike but i get...
04-28-05, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,055
Posted By Ronan 9

i know, extreme newb question. what do you guys...

i know, extreme newb question. what do you guys mean by " . . . to tranny"?
04-28-05, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By Ronan 9

In your opinion . . .

If this is a tired question I apologize in advance. What would be your best recommendations for a high end Freeride bike? Currently I am looking at the Specialized S-Works Enduro. I want something...
04-15-05, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Ronan 9

Fox F100X forks

what has been your experience with these forks? pros? cons? things to look out for?
04-15-05, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

LOL!!! thanks again guys. i really appreciate...

LOL!!! thanks again guys. i really appreciate all the help. these forums have been very helpful to me.
04-14-05, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

what would the point be in converting it to...

what would the point be in converting it to single speed? i am serious, i really don't know why this would be a good idea.
04-14-05, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

i already have a ridiculous XC bike so there is...

i already have a ridiculous XC bike so there is no point in keeping it just for that. i guess i will keep it around as a back up for friends to ride or something and get a proper freeride bike next...
04-14-05, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

cool. i am already a huge fan of specialized...

cool. i am already a huge fan of specialized especially after getting my new xc. but that link is a full bike set up correct? if i am transferring my components over i would rather spend that kind...
04-14-05, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

i truly do appreciate the help so please don't...

i truly do appreciate the help so please don't take what follows the wrong way . . . why is it always the first answer or the easiest answer to "buy a new bike"? my shock is bottoming out? answer:...
04-14-05, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

d@mn! things aren't sounding so good for me. ...

d@mn! things aren't sounding so good for me.

i am pretty sure that it is an inch and a quarter stem.

getting a new bike is pretty much out of the question. i won't get into what was spent on...
04-14-05, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

you really think it would screw the geometry up...

you really think it would screw the geometry up that much? i don't mean throwing a hard core downhill shock on the front but just make the bike more functional as a freeride/all mountain type set...
04-14-05, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

oh yeah, i am 5' 10" and right around 180 Lbs if...

oh yeah, i am 5' 10" and right around 180 Lbs if that makes any difference.
04-14-05, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Ronan 9

set up recommendations

i don't want to use my xc bike for anything very big so i want to convert my back up bike to be my "big" bike. it is 1993 Cannondale M800 "Beast of the East" set up. currently the only major...
04-14-05, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By Ronan 9

i don't have a problem with people doing stuff...

i don't have a problem with people doing stuff like that as long as it is done in moderation. this also assumes they do it responsibly (pick up their trash, ride within their limits, etc.). i get...
04-13-05, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Ronan 9

Thanks for all the feed back. I really...

Thanks for all the feed back. I really appreciate it.
04-13-05, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Ronan 9

Thank you.

Thank you.
04-13-05, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Ronan 9

Indoor bike racks

For those that keep your bikes indoors how do you store them? What kind of rack do you use? Have any of you ever used the "Gravity" lift or rack system?...
04-13-05, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Ronan 9

Specialized S-Works Epic Disc

I know this is a XC bike but how hard can you ride? Meaning how big can you go on the bike? I know it is not a true "free Ride" set up but what has been your expereience on it?
04-09-05, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By Ronan 9

hey there. how do you learn how to bounce and...

hey there. how do you learn how to bounce and control on the rear tire? i have been trail riding for a while and know that being able to control and manipulate your bike like thqat makes almost...
04-08-05, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By Ronan 9

i am surprised that this would not have been the...

i am surprised that this would not have been the first thing on everyone's mind. i would 100% expect my bike shop to replace the bike if this happened. they can just as easily send the bike back to...
04-08-05, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By Ronan 9

I know that it doesn't help you in Tennessee but...

I know that it doesn't help you in Tennessee but I have to give a shout out to Bike America and Lee Fox. Everyone at his shops/ stores, he has several throughout the Tri-county area of South...
04-07-05, 04:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,432
Posted By Ronan 9

I haven't been back in it long enough or tried...

I haven't been back in it long enough or tried more than the current fork i have now, Fox F100 X, to know or cast a vote for favorite fork. however, my back up bike is a 1993/94 Cannondale M800...
04-06-05, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Ronan 9

Thanks for the links and the articles. I think I...

Thanks for the links and the articles. I think I am going to go ahead and get it clear annodized so the frame is just a polished silver. Thanks again for all of the feed back. Anyone know how much...
04-05-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Ronan 9

do you play paintball? is that how you knew...

do you play paintball? is that how you knew about that article?

i wasn't really looking for instructions on how to do it myself. i was more looking to see if anyone had done it before and if so...
04-05-05, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Ronan 9

As far as stripping it i have access to a metal...

As far as stripping it i have access to a metal finishing facility that specializes in stripping, polishing and annodizing. the paint is pretty beat up on this bike so i figured what the heck. with...
04-01-05, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Ronan 9

question about annodizing a frame

I have an older Cannondale M800 frame that I would like to strip down and clear annodize to give the bike a polished or raw look. has anyone done this before? advice you might be able to give or...
04-01-05, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Ronan 9

Thank you very much.

Thank you very much.
04-01-05, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Ronan 9

Newb Question

Sorry for the newb question but is it OK to hose down a bike after riding? I used to do this all the time when I was riding a lot (13 years ago - DOH!!!) but I am just getting back into it, new...
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