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08-28-08, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Dom87SS

Gt Lts

just wondering if anyone on here might have any parts for GT LTS series mountain bikes anything 98-up or with a curved seat tube on the frame. thanks
08-25-08, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Dom87SS

got it, i had it tied up earlier. im re-routing...

got it, i had it tied up earlier. im re-routing it and cutting it down a little more to make it look a little nice.
08-25-08, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Dom87SS

ya i had it ziptied up in a couple palces, but...

ya i had it ziptied up in a couple palces, but they were very small zipties and they broke while riding. so im gonna put some new ones on this week to pull them back out of the way
08-25-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Dom87SS

i understand what it is, just dont know which one...

i understand what it is, just dont know which one it is. ill check when i get home
08-25-08, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Dom87SS

you might want to try the road bike section then

you might want to try the road bike section then
08-25-08, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Dom87SS

nothing "wrong" with it, just thought it would be...

nothing "wrong" with it, just thought it would be neat and stand out a little. i know itll get abused on the trail, but it takes minutes to do (or redo). adds a little character i guess. btw this...
08-24-08, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Dom87SS

thank you i guess. i rubbed it down with a cloth...

thank you i guess. i rubbed it down with a cloth and rubbing alcohol after ward so the would be residue, if any, from the lightly tacky 3M painters tape isnt there. i figure the pads are more than...
08-24-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Dom87SS

i highly highly doubt it. i dont think the heat...

i highly highly doubt it. i dont think the heat generated is enough and is not really dispersed much down toward the hub as much it as it escapes pretty quick with the cross drilled holes and...
08-24-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Dom87SS

Painted Rotors

i was cleanin up my basement and found some old wheel paint i used on my car and wanted to use it on something. well i did just this. i painted a rotor up (cause i didnt know how it would look)....
08-24-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Dom87SS

rode twice today. first ride was just over 7...

rode twice today. first ride was just over 7 miles, 2nd one was a quickie to go take these pics, about 3.5 miles. and thanks
08-24-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Dom87SS

New Parts *PICS*

was a beautiful day out, so while out on a ride i took a couple pics of the bike. i recently added a few new peices to her. it has a new rock shox tora fork, avid BB7's, and a new slimmer seat. so...
08-18-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Dom87SS

thanks, there are a lot og great ideas here....

thanks, there are a lot og great ideas here. looks like i should be able to build something in the 20-30 range, which i can choke down a lot easier than 90+, plus i can say i built it
08-18-08, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Dom87SS

Home Made Bike Stand?

im looking at getting a bike stand to work on the bike. and thought it cant be that hard to make, and if i thought it its probably been done by a bunch of people already. so if you made your own...
08-17-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By Dom87SS

i was bottoming out teh stock shock with ease (im...

i was bottoming out teh stock shock with ease (im 230lbs) and i wanted somethin i could lock out for when im riding trails that i need to climb and not loose all my energy in the shock. i put a dart...
08-12-08, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By Dom87SS

Couple pics of my bikes

here are my rides. 08 giant rincon i bought about 4 months ago, and a 99 xtc ds2 i bought this week. put a new fork on the rincon last week. not a whole lot done to them

rincon
- rock shox tora...
08-12-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,180
Posted By Dom87SS

i bought a 08 rincon a few months back as my...

i bought a 08 rincon a few months back as my first real mtb i guess. though on the low side it is a awesome bike. id say shop around a bit. do some haggling, i got mine for nearly $150 less than your...
08-12-08, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Dom87SS

Rear Shock; Rebuid or New (Looking for recomendations)

i bought a used bike last night, 99 giant xtc ds2 (my first full suspension bike). needs some maintenance. i have a question about the rear shock. it currently has a fox air vanilla float on it, but...
08-05-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,444
Posted By Dom87SS

ditto, id like to have a couple year old full...

ditto, id like to have a couple year old full suspension bike. somethini can take advantage of the new parts for upgrade if i ever wanted to, but not so old where i have to update them cause they are...
08-04-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Dom87SS

are you serious, i had 2 different shops tell me...

are you serious, i had 2 different shops tell me this is the right one. one shop i even had my bike at and i brought it in and they said it will work.
08-04-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Dom87SS

its a rock shox tora fork as for the info on...

its a rock shox tora fork

as for the info on the bracket i was told to flip it either way to make it fit. i tired both, and both failed.

dminor - thanks for finding that stuff for me. i did not...
08-04-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Dom87SS

Adapting Brakes to new fork, or get new brakes?

ok so i got a new fork, but the LBS didnt realize the new one had IS mounts. so i bought an adapter for a 160mm rotor but it doesn't seems to fit right. i have to wedge the rotor to get it on....
05-01-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dom87SS

well heres whats up with it now. it has oury lock...

well heres whats up with it now. it has oury lock ons, a Rock Shox Dart 3 w/ pop lock, wellgo MG-1's, lizard skins chain stay cover, forte carbon bar ends, and am lookin at carbon bars in the near...
04-01-08, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Dom87SS

not quite sure. ill be able to check it out...

not quite sure. ill be able to check it out tommorow. it did happen right after i when past some thrown bushes, but also went down through a rocky stream right before that so i coulda pinched it....
03-31-08, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Dom87SS

Better Tubes?

is there a stronger or better tube out there i can buy? i took my bike out for the first time really with a friend on some trails. first time riding this kinda stuff, was all trees and mud and snow...
03-28-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,307
Posted By Dom87SS

i was thinking about gettting bar ends this...

i was thinking about gettting bar ends this weekend. im gonna be doign some 20-30mile road and trial combo trips this year and think they will help a bit with staying comfortable. the second would be...
03-26-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dom87SS

i didnt plan on ordering anything for it, was...

i didnt plan on ordering anything for it, was fine stock. till i rode it a bit, then decided (technically 2 days later) i wanted a new fork. that thought crossed my mind tonight as why i dint just...
03-26-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dom87SS

ordered a rock shox dart 3. i just wanted...

ordered a rock shox dart 3. i just wanted something i could lock ot cause im gonna be riding a lot of different terrains and liek to just pedal away the stress as fast as i can some times. the stock...
03-26-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dom87SS

08' Giant Rincon. My fork will be here tomorrow...

08' Giant Rincon. My fork will be here tomorrow as will my lizard skinz chainstays and seat pouch for when i hit the long road trips this summer. im headed to a bike shop on sat should be getting my...
03-26-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dom87SS

they arent hard trails just sand, dirt, grass,...

they arent hard trails just sand, dirt, grass, ect. im not hopin over trees tryin to be a gazelle in a forest. i took it back out today and got it twice as dirty as yesterday. she got a good hose...
03-25-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dom87SS

you know it, its easier than shedding grams off...

you know it, its easier than shedding grams off the waist line
03-25-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dom87SS

Got My New Bike: Pics

so i got my new bike on saturday and rode it around a little to give it a try. well it was mid 50's today so i hit the trails after work. unfortunately we had 13" of snow on friday so the trails were...
Forum: BMX
03-17-08, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Dom87SS

well i dont ride the dyno much any more. just...

well i dont ride the dyno much any more. just ride it once in a great while around town. the giant will be an everything bike. paved, dirt, gravel, trail, off trail, ect basically wherever i can ride...
Forum: BMX
03-17-08, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Dom87SS

the dyno i dont ride much any more. just here and...

the dyno i dont ride much any more. just here and there with friends around the town and what not every once in a while. the giant is going to be a everything bike. paved, trail, off trail, anything...
03-16-08, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

well placed the order yesterday, bike will be...

well placed the order yesterday, bike will be here and assembled by thursday. while there my girlfriend bought an 08 Giant boulder se for her first non-walmart bike. i think we did pretty good. got a...
03-15-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

it doesnt bother me much, it cant be as bad as...

it doesnt bother me much, it cant be as bad as some racing sites in on. they can go off topic in the first post and go on for 20 pages
03-15-08, 01:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

just finishing up this car for a stock suspension...

just finishing up this car for a stock suspension class, gonna be a small block on spray. the cap on teh class is 8.20 so he hopes to go a bit faster then back the car down a little to try to get...
03-15-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

the old 357 i had that is now up for sale. never...

the old 357 i had that is now up for sale. never did get to run this thing, just putted it around a littel then yanked it back out for a new motor
...
03-15-08, 01:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

just gonna be a street beater, puttin a small...

just gonna be a street beater, puttin a small block together hope to have everything in and going by julyish. not set up for any class, but is on a small drag radial. 275/60/15, stock style...
03-14-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

sort of.... ...

sort of....

http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/4882/wheelntirefitment16yv1.jpg

drag racing comes first, then everything else. this is my project i hope to have to this year and running around...
03-14-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

well thats good to hear. i didnt want to spend a...

well thats good to hear. i didnt want to spend a lot cause my other hobby takes a bit more money to do and is my #1 over anything right now. but didnt want somethin im gonan break and spend double...
03-13-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

yes it does, i need to take a link out, i tried...

yes it does, i need to take a link out, i tried strechin it back and it just wont go tight enough. so i left it alone at the end of last summer when i cruised it around. im not hittin any jumps and...
03-13-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dom87SS

New member with pics

well i just joined up here looking for bike info. so i thought id post up my rides if you will.

here is my 96 Dyno VFR bought new in 96

http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/1240/dsc00528oc9.jpg...
Forum: BMX
03-13-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Dom87SS

New member with pics

well i just joined up here looking for bike info. so i thought id post up my rides if you will.

here is my 96 Dyno VFR bought new in 96

http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/1240/dsc00528oc9.jpg...
03-11-08, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Dom87SS

and im lookign to buy from a shop, not craiglist...

and im lookign to buy from a shop, not craiglist or ebay or any seller site really. unless it was a cycle shop online and such
03-11-08, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Dom87SS

kinda looking for a DB, cannondale, giant, or...

kinda looking for a DB, cannondale, giant, or trek in teh $300-$400 range. dont need a full suspension bike, but it would be nice. i know i cant get anythign great for that price but as a beginner i...
03-10-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Dom87SS

Suggestions on a bike for me and my g/f

looking for some bike suggestions. my g/f and i are looking to ge new bikes and hit the trails this summer. we have a lot of trails and forest preserve in our area of northern illinois.

im...
Forum: Introductions
03-10-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Dom87SS

well reviews on the bike arent too bad, but it...

well reviews on the bike arent too bad, but it seems people here hate the bike. i know its on the way cheap side of the full suspension bike but like i said i dont ride real hard and dont go off the...
Forum: Introductions
03-10-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Dom87SS

New Member from Illinois

hello, i just joined up here to get more inof on trail riding and suggestuions on gear and such. im gonna be getting a new bike this week, and my g/f is looking to get something in the next week or...
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