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11-23-02, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By johndoe

BS

BS
11-01-02, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By johndoe

Help!! how much air pressure on wheels

I have a Giant XTC2 2003. The tires seem like it needs some air.

How much lbs air pressure do i need to put on it.
10-25-02, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,620
Posted By johndoe

You my friend must no be from NY. In NY...

You my friend must no be from NY.

In NY there is a possiblity of 5-6 guys confronting you at anytime anywhere to take that $2000 bike away from you.

Sometimes avoiding confrontation is easier...
10-09-02, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,167
Posted By johndoe

That is not the case. Iguana has similar...

That is not the case.

Iguana has similar parts for less.

Every knows Giants bikes are the best bang for the buck.

CASE CLOSED.
10-09-02, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,167
Posted By johndoe

Get the 2003. You should be able to get one for...

Get the 2003. You should be able to get one for around $450.

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/images/_upload_us/bikes/models/zooms/2003/Iguana-Disc-MA.jpg
10-07-02, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,620
Posted By johndoe

Uhm, don't take everything said in life so...

Uhm, don't take everything said in life so seriously. Try not to bust a vein will you.:eek:
10-06-02, 11:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,620
Posted By johndoe

CAnnondale is an overpriced piece of s#!t. A...

CAnnondale is an overpriced piece of s#!t.

A $500 Giant is better than a $800 cannondale.

Cannondale jack up their prices because they claim to be an american company. There still made in...
10-03-02, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,620
Posted By johndoe

Giant all the way. everything else is second...

Giant all the way. everything else is second rate.
10-02-02, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By johndoe

I don't know about that. I have a 2003...

I don't know about that.

I have a 2003 Skareb. Let me tell you it handles great and light as heck. .
10-02-02, 02:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Giant of course has a lifetime warrenty on there...

Giant of course has a lifetime warrenty on there frames.
10-02-02, 12:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Dude you need to stay away from Airbomb.com ...

Dude you need to stay away from Airbomb.com

They are the shadiest bike dealer in the world. you will not get what you pay for. and their customer service is the worse. some people plan on...
10-02-02, 12:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Well for the price you want to spend you will NOT...

Well for the price you want to spend you will NOT get LX parts.
09-29-02, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By johndoe

how about Phycho

how about Phycho
09-29-02, 06:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Really not sure since i bought 2 giants one high...

Really not sure since i bought 2 giants one high end the XTC SE2 $950 and a low end Yukon $350. Didn't really ask for the price of the Iguana.

My guess is the Iguana w/o disk can be had for...
09-28-02, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By johndoe

Most LBS are so small and is just a mom & pops...

Most LBS are so small and is just a mom & pops store.

Most of the time they just have family work there. It just a small family business. you really don't need more than 2-3 people working...
09-28-02, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,668
Posted By johndoe

Mike you a funny guy, I guess i am not...

Mike you a funny guy,

I guess i am not going to repave my driveway after all, i mean i don't want to hurt the ground.:rolleyes:
09-28-02, 01:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Heres the specs on the 2003 Giant Yukon I...

Heres the specs on the 2003 Giant Yukon

I got it for under $350, the components are comparible to if not better than the 2003 Trek 4500 which goes for $450. You will not find a bike with this...
09-28-02, 01:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

The following specs taken from Giant and Treks...

The following specs taken from Giant and Treks website respectively.

GIANT IGUANA 2003
size 14", 17", 19", 21", 23"
frame Supersized ALUXX butted aluminum, integrated gusset, XTC geometry, Disc...
09-28-02, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By johndoe

No I don't:rolleyes:

No I don't:rolleyes:
09-24-02, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Acera parts all over on that bike for the money...

Acera parts all over on that bike for the money you want to spend you should be getting Deore al least on the rear.

You said the place you went to only had an iguana in 19. just have them order...
09-24-02, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Uhhm, Doesn't Giant manuafactuer frames...

Uhhm,

Doesn't Giant manuafactuer frames for trek also.
09-23-02, 10:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Yep, i agree. I just got the 2003 Giant XTC...

Yep, i agree.

I just got the 2003 Giant XTC SE2. I have spent weeks looking at almost every other bike for under $1000. None comes close to the XTC SE2
...
09-23-02, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By johndoe

I don't think so

I don't think so
09-22-02, 11:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,649
Posted By johndoe

Giant all the way. I am bias, I bought two...

Giant all the way.

I am bias, I bought two giants a month ago. Giant provides the Best bang for the buck hands down. See they are the largest manufactuers of bicycles so it cost them less to...
09-22-02, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By johndoe

Giant all the way, would you by from a middle man...

Giant all the way, would you by from a middle man or would you buy direct. It obviosly cost Giant less money for their frames since they make them, where as haro has to pay giant to make their...
09-17-02, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By johndoe

yes the XTC2 i bough about a month ago is a 2003...

yes the XTC2 i bough about a month ago is a 2003 model.

When i went to buy the bike it wasn't even out yet. But the LBS had the 2003 catalog. Looked at it, looked at the specs and was WOW. Had...
09-17-02, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By johndoe

Wow klein you seem to push selling your bikes in...

Wow klein you seem to push selling your bikes in almost every thread. your really desperate aren't you.

Out of curiousity, why do you have so many bikes. And on your website you mention that you...
09-17-02, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By johndoe

haaaahaaaa, nice catch:lol:

haaaahaaaa, nice catch:lol:
09-17-02, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By johndoe

I will take a Gary Fisher over a specialized...

I will take a Gary Fisher over a specialized anyday
09-17-02, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By johndoe

I just bought a brand new Giant XTC2 for $950,...

I just bought a brand new Giant XTC2 for $950, just came out a few weeks. Retail price is $1100

Its so new its not even on the Giant-bicycle website yet.

This bike is so damn good for the...
09-14-02, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,099
Posted By johndoe

Dude this is an intrawet website about bicycles,...

Dude this is an intrawet website about bicycles, not a English class.

I don't think anybody uses spell check beofore they post here.

And why are you complaining about shorthard when you are...
09-12-02, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By johndoe

Go for the 2003. i don't mind paying full...

Go for the 2003.

i don't mind paying full price than $100 off a old model.

There are reasons why they make changes to a bike every year.

also if you ever want to sell your bike for another,...
09-09-02, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,197
Posted By johndoe

So your bike cost 800 brand new. Considering...

So your bike cost 800 brand new. Considering that the bike is 5 years old and all the parks including the bike itself is outdated.

You can problably sell it for 200 if you are lucky.

I bought...
09-08-02, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By johndoe

Oh i see, so i would have to cut the grips to fit...

Oh i see, so i would have to cut the grips to fit the bar end.

Aren't there any special grips that are pre-cut to use with the bar-ends?
09-08-02, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By johndoe

Well Giant is the biggest bicycle manufactuer,...

Well Giant is the biggest bicycle manufactuer, therefore cost them less to produce the bikes than a trek or cannondale. A matter of fact, some of the treks are made by Giant.

They just pass the...
09-08-02, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By johndoe

Bar end installation

I ordered some bar ends.

Can i install the bar ends over my grip.
Or do i have to take off the grip and install on the handle bar.

Oh by the way i am getting the Titec Shorty bar end:)
09-06-02, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By johndoe

Just got a 2003 Giant XTC2

Woohoo.

very light bike and rides really well.

As i have posted earlier, I was looking to spend around $600.

then i found a great deal on a 2003 rainier for under $800.

But at the last...
09-06-02, 01:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,908
Posted By johndoe

Okay heres the info. I recently bought a...

Okay heres the info.

I recently bought a 2003 Giant XTC2 and a 2003 Giant Yukon from a LBS.

I got a great deal, and the best service ever.

The owner measured me, game me great tips.
Told me...
08-27-02, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By johndoe

Well i have bought stuff with my citibank credit...

Well i have bought stuff with my citibank credit card. The company went out of business didn't send the merchandise but still decided to charge me.

I called up my bank and the reversed the...
08-26-02, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By johndoe

Wow nice pickup man, most lbs around me would...

Wow nice pickup man, most lbs around me would only take$20 off list.

i have to resort to try to buy online.
08-26-02, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By johndoe

What model kryponite are you using.

What model kryponite are you using.
08-25-02, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By johndoe

Kleinmp99, Hey i just saw you jamis dakar...

Kleinmp99,

Hey i just saw you jamis dakar that you are selling. Looks real good. If you still have it a month from now I might work something out with you.

i am currently shopping for 2...
08-25-02, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By johndoe

The Drive to ones house with a baseball bat just...

The Drive to ones house with a baseball bat just won't do. the guys in canada i believe.

I told him i will send a check instead, now would a check provide better protection against a scam.
08-25-02, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By johndoe

Buying a bike from online classified

Okay heres the situation.

I agreed with a seller in mtbreview.com classified ads for a bike.
Now he wants me to pay in money order.
there are no protection on my end what so ever.
If the guy...
08-24-02, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By johndoe

How much did you pay? I can not find any...

How much did you pay?

I can not find any here in ny. Only 1 lbs had one and would only give me $20 off. It wasn't the silver on silver that i wanted so i said screw it.
08-20-02, 10:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,908
Posted By johndoe

Like i have mentioned earlier, I would love to...

Like i have mentioned earlier, I would love to give my money to the LBS. But they just seem to stingy and want every last penny out of you.

If the guy from another state can survive by giving 20%...
08-20-02, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By johndoe

What is wrong with a heavy duty wire lock. ...

What is wrong with a heavy duty wire lock.

Kryptonite makes one under $20?

And why are bike theft so high? I do not get it, it seems like person that i know who is into bikes at least one time...
08-20-02, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By johndoe

Great idea, but sometimes that solution just...

Great idea, but sometimes that solution just can't cut it.

There are many stores, restaurants, etc. etc. in NY that do not permit bikes.

So unfortantely there will be occasions where a lock is...
08-20-02, 09:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,908
Posted By johndoe

i just don't understand. These guys at the...

i just don't understand.

These guys at the LBS got to get trough there thick skulls that they have to offer competitive pricing or they will not be around.

Why can't they just be less greedy...
08-20-02, 09:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,908
Posted By johndoe

I undersand the part about purcashing power. ...

I undersand the part about purcashing power.

but i am sure the bike shop owner can get a 2002 rainier for a lot less than the $680 he offered me. if he went to 650 i might have bought from him,...
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