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05-05-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By mpe104

I grew up working at a bike shop on the east...

I grew up working at a bike shop on the east coast where rust was the main factor to a chain link locking up. If that's the case then this is what we did to fix the problem. Hit the link with a...
05-05-15, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mpe104

You do realize that most bikes come with ****...

You do realize that most bikes come with **** platform pedals. By upgrading you get a higher quality pedal making a riding experience better and less broken shins from slipping off the pedals when...
05-04-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mpe104

Sorry guys I fudged this thread up, I meant...

Sorry guys I fudged this thread up, I meant platform pedals- not clipless. Sorry

Any input is appreciated as always.
05-03-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mpe104

Which Pedals ?

Looking to upgrade to a clipless pedal- Lightweight and a nice solid platform. Any input is appreciated
04-30-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By mpe104

Not sure if you got a bike already, I have...

Not sure if you got a bike already, I have recently purchased the Scott 950 and its a sold bike. I know the bike you are looking at is a step down or 2 I'm not sure. For enty level bikes they do...
04-30-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By mpe104

Awesome thread and some very helpful advice.

Awesome thread and some very helpful advice.
04-30-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By mpe104

This forum is not the best when it comes to these...

This forum is not the best when it comes to these kinds of posts. I've learned from experience 122 views and no replies means nobody has any opinion on it. I would try a dedicated MTB forum. Just...
04-30-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,206
Posted By mpe104

I've tried both of these bikes in the last 2...

I've tried both of these bikes in the last 2 weeks as I was in the market for a 27.5 or 29er. I did like the Specialized better as it rode smoother and the geometry fit my body better then the Trek....
04-30-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By mpe104

Good stuff man, I took a long break from mountain...

Good stuff man, I took a long break from mountain biking also and have recently got back into it as well. Hope you enjoy it and best of luck on the surgery recovery.
04-23-15, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By mpe104

LMFAO I don't think I should even edit that. Good...

LMFAO I don't think I should even edit that. Good catch
04-22-15, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By mpe104

Thanks everybody for the input. After trying out...

Thanks everybody for the input. After trying out tons of bikes at different locations around town, I went with the Scott Aspect 950 in a medium sized frame for $549...
04-21-15, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By mpe104

What is better for my situation. 27.5 or 29er

I know this topic has been touched many times before but I'm in a situation that I'm sure most people in the market for a mountain bike find themselves in. I have been an avid mountain biker for a...
04-19-15, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By mpe104

Good call, forgot about REI. I didn't mean...

Good call, forgot about REI. I didn't mean benefits from the store themselves, just the best value bike. Thanks
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpe104

Sold it for $275 today, thanks for your input lol

Sold it for $275 today, thanks for your input lol
04-19-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By mpe104

Best 29er under $600

In hte market for a 29er but not too sure which is the best bang for my buck. Any advice? I have too many bikes to begin with, but looking for a nice 29er.

Thanks
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpe104

Sorry but the OP has a full time job and a life.....

Sorry but the OP has a full time job and a life.. I don't sit on forums all my life.
04-17-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By mpe104

Well said, with that tire showing signs of wear...

Well said, with that tire showing signs of wear in other ways I would rather be safe then sorry.
Love the sig btw

"WARNING, I'm from New York. Thin skinned people should maintain safe distance."...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpe104

The front headshock does work very well. I just...

The front headshock does work very well. I just don't think you understand mountain bikes very well... buttt thanks for your input.....................
04-17-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By mpe104

meant the threads on the sidewall not the beads....

meant the threads on the sidewall not the beads. my b

When you start seeing the casings and threads on sidewalls its time to change a tire.
04-17-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,584
Posted By mpe104

I've bought sold and used many bike stands over...

I've bought sold and used many bike stands over the years from floor stands to wall mounted stands. Over the years I've learned this saying to be true "Buy cheap buy twice". I'm not saying buy the...
04-17-15, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By mpe104

The tires look to be drying out, you can see the...

The tires look to be drying out, you can see the bead starting to show through the sidewall. I have seen this happen on many tires, and I would suggest spending the money to replace them. just my .02
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpe104

Interesting.. I mean the frame which weighs under...

Interesting.. I mean the frame which weighs under 20 lbs should be the focus point... not the different tires. Why would you want brake levers from a bike thats 20years old anyways? Your pricing is...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpe104

AHA 50ish for parts? How can you tell the...

AHA 50ish for parts? How can you tell the condition of the bike from a grainy cellphone picture? Cant even see the important side of the bike.
04-16-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,276
Posted By mpe104

I've seen this bike around the east coast where I...

I've seen this bike around the east coast where I lived and worked a couple years ago. Problems I've seen come in to the shop have been rear hubs coming loose, flat tires the day the bikes hit the...
04-16-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,184
Posted By mpe104

It's been a while since I have looekd at their...

It's been a while since I have looekd at their prices but Fuji makes a number of 3 speed bikes with the internal hub. The one that comes to mind is the Sanibel LX is what they used to call it. it...
04-16-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By mpe104

Old grips were half cracked and half gone, I'm...

Old grips were half cracked and half gone, I'm going to order ones close to original style. Thanks for the advice!
04-16-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By mpe104

wow 400-500, not bad considering I bought it for...

wow 400-500, not bad considering I bought it for $40 and all it needs is some re greasing
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpe104

Cannondale F1000

Believe it's a 95

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04-16-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,641
Posted By mpe104

Classic Cannondale F 1000 - believed to be from...

Classic Cannondale F 1000 - believed to be from 1995

Working on cleaning it up still but its coming along. Installing new brakes handlebars and seats this weekend.445405
04-16-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By mpe104

Yeah I have an F 1000 from the 90's and I'm in...

Yeah I have an F 1000 from the 90's and I'm in the same boat. Going to keep it stock but upgrade seat, grips, brake pads ectt
04-16-15, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By mpe104

Thanks for the input! Any idea what its worth? ...

Thanks for the input! Any idea what its worth?

Thanks
04-15-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By mpe104

What year is this Cannondale F 1000?

Hey everyone,

Hoping to find out what year this Cannondale F-1000 is. It looks similar to a 1997, but the F 1000 sticker is located on the opposite side of the top tube in other pictures. All...
Forum: Introductions
04-15-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By mpe104

Jersey born bike enthusiast

Hey everyone, joined the forum to soak up some good ol information. Look forward to reading all your pots.
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