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06-26-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Kablooie

Is the bead seated correctly in the rim? I've...

Is the bead seated correctly in the rim? I've never had that issue, with the exception of some minor irregularities in a a tire's tread.
03-16-11, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Kablooie

I've had a giant anthem x2 for just over a year...

I've had a giant anthem x2 for just over a year (on my second season of racing it) and I love it. Fast and stiff enough to race but plush enough to make normal riding more fun as well. I'm really...
01-01-11, 01:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,676
Posted By Kablooie

I've had mixed experiences with dogs. I love...

I've had mixed experiences with dogs. I love dogs, and have encountered some very well trained animals on the trail, but as people have been saying, sometimes dogs can exhibit different behavior when...
10-24-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By Kablooie

Mtnbiker66, bike forums won't let me send private...

Mtnbiker66, bike forums won't let me send private messages, do you want to pm me your email address?
10-24-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By Kablooie

Personally, I would go with the avid elixir cr's....

Personally, I would go with the avid elixir cr's. the Cr's have a bite point adjustment, so you could make the front bite later than the back like you want. However, with the elixir's, unless you put...
10-24-10, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,307
Posted By Kablooie

If your mechanical brakes work fine, what are...

If your mechanical brakes work fine, what are your reasons for upgrading? I'm all for upgrades, but it would be easier to make a recommendation for new brakes if we knew what you're looking for in...
10-24-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,313
Posted By Kablooie

My giant anthem x2 that weighs 25.5 pounds in...

My giant anthem x2 that weighs 25.5 pounds in riding condition (saddle bag, cages, etc).

That 22 pound anthem looks pretty sweet.
10-24-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By Kablooie

Seb71, that's a good point, I could potentially...

Seb71, that's a good point, I could potentially sell the bike with all the components except the cassette, chain, grips, and front derailleur. It just doesn't seem like I see a lot of bikes sold like...
10-23-10, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By Kablooie

2008 Kona Cinder Cone Selling Recommendations?

Hi everyone, I have a 2008 Kona Cinder Cone that I want to sell (I upgraded to a full-suspension rig), but I have a dilemma.

As it is now, the bike exists in pieces with everything except the...
08-30-10, 04:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,785
Posted By Kablooie

Try greasing your front derailleur mount? That...

Try greasing your front derailleur mount? That eliminated a pedaling creak for me. Also, grease your seatpost (if that hasn't been mentioned/done).
08-25-10, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,510
Posted By Kablooie

I own a giant Anthem X2 with a non-stock build,...

I own a giant Anthem X2 with a non-stock build, but with a fox fork and the fox rp2 shock. I love it. I race cross country with it, and use it for everyday mountain biking and I'm extremely impressed...
07-24-09, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,490
Posted By Kablooie

I wear normal cycling bib shorts. I have a pair...

I wear normal cycling bib shorts. I have a pair of padded baggies, and they aren't as comfy and the short part can catch on the seat. Also the outer shorts are a pretty effective (sadly) drag chute...
06-18-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By Kablooie

I would recommend the park pcs-10. It's the...

I would recommend the park pcs-10. It's the (slightly improved) body of #3 with the clamp of #1, I got it for about $140 and it works really well. It's stable and the qr clamp to hold the bike is...
04-14-09, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By Kablooie

I used to have a dart 3 on my kona cinder cone...

I used to have a dart 3 on my kona cinder cone (it was stock). I had the oil leakage problem, which was taken care of, but still kind of a nuisance. My main problem with the fork was that it didn't...
03-09-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kablooie

I've been using M540's for about 5 months now,...

I've been using M540's for about 5 months now, and they are awesome. I feel like I can push the bike around more when I'm clipped in, and the efficiency gained is awesome. On the technical stuff,...
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