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10-27-06, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By shimano_cranker

Negative Air Pressure?

Well, after cleaning my bike today, I discovered that in addition to having a Positive air chamber, there is also a Negative one. I am 140lbs and have been riding with 90-100psi in the positive air...
10-15-06, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,585
Posted By shimano_cranker

Check out a Jamis Dakkar XLT 1.0 Great bike for...

Check out a Jamis Dakkar XLT 1.0 Great bike for the price.
10-04-06, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By shimano_cranker

Warrior's Society Vision Quest

Vision Quest is an endurance event held in Southern California in March. See the link for more details. http://www.warriorssociety.org/events/vision_quest_general_info.html Anyone ever done it or...
10-03-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
Posted By shimano_cranker

RockShox Reba Team Fork

I just bought a Trek EX 9 with a Reba Team Fork. It is a 2006 model year. I am confused because on the fork it says you can adjust it to be 100mm or 115mm. I do not know how to do this however. ...
09-25-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,563
Posted By shimano_cranker

Thanks for the response. I found it for $2100.

Thanks for the response. I found it for $2100.
09-25-06, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,563
Posted By shimano_cranker

Thoughts On a Trek Fuel EX 9

I am considering a new mountain bike. I have been looking for awhile and know that I want a full suspension bike between $2k and $3k. I recently found a 2006 Trek Fuel EX 9 for a good deal, so I am...
07-31-06, 05:35 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 38,053
Posted By shimano_cranker

Nicely Stated!!!

Nicely Stated!!!
05-18-06, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By shimano_cranker

I would really like your input on this guys. I...

I would really like your input on this guys. I trust you have some good advice here. Thanks.
05-07-06, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By shimano_cranker

My Dad Needs A New Bike

Ok, so it has been decided that my dad is getting a new bike. Let me give you a little background first...

He is currently riding a 10 year old Raleigh (hardtail) and it has like 30mm of travel...
05-06-06, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,092
Posted By shimano_cranker

Anyone have a place where I can DOWNLOAD the...

Anyone have a place where I can DOWNLOAD the video? I really appreciate it.
05-06-06, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,092
Posted By shimano_cranker

Anyone have a place where I can DOWNLOAD the...

Anyone have a place where I can DOWNLOAD the video? I really appreciate it.
04-27-06, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,092
Posted By shimano_cranker

I just want the ending for a bike club recruiting...

I just want the ending for a bike club recruiting video clip. I think it's really motivating to go out and ride and has a lot of excitement.
04-27-06, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,092
Posted By shimano_cranker

I found out that it was stage 17 when Landis...

I found out that it was stage 17 when Landis couldn't make the sprint for the win, so Armstrong wanted to get it. Do you know where to get the video?
04-27-06, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,092
Posted By shimano_cranker

2004 Tour Armstrong Sprint?

Remember in the 2004 Tour when Armstrong sprinted at the end of a mountain stage to take the win? He started off way behind and you were sure he wasn't going to catch up, but he did and took it with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-06, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By shimano_cranker

I love you man. Thanks a lot.

I love you man. Thanks a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By shimano_cranker

Anyone else? This is seriously important. ...

Anyone else? This is seriously important. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By shimano_cranker

It wasn't a commercial. It was race footage and...

It wasn't a commercial. It was race footage and the song Blur "Song 2" was playing in the background. Any other thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By shimano_cranker

Please Help Me Find A Video For Bike Club

There was a video posted here a few months ago with a road cyclist going up a hill. The bike club at my school is looking to recruit new members and I think this video would be perfect in getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-06, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By shimano_cranker

Wow, am I excited!!! I'm moving out this summer.

Wow, am I excited!!! I'm moving out this summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-04, 07:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,749
Posted By shimano_cranker

I wear cycling shorts becuase they don't flop...

I wear cycling shorts becuase they don't flop around. Have you any idea how annoying it is when you wear normal athletic shorts and you get going and they are flapping around?
12-10-04, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,773
Posted By shimano_cranker

So Pro Pedal basically only activates the full...

So Pro Pedal basically only activates the full range on big hits? Therefore making your ride more efficient by reducing travel?
12-10-04, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By shimano_cranker

The discs are crap as said above. Don't be lured...

The discs are crap as said above. Don't be lured in by the brakes. The bike retails for around $600 without the discs. Also, you'd be surprised about discs and how they don't make much of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-04, 06:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,247
Posted By shimano_cranker

I agree with Rich G. That sounds like sooo much...

I agree with Rich G. That sounds like sooo much fun. It's like a race, but not a planned one. Wow. Even the fact that you ride with so many people sounds awesome. I don't think you were wrong. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-04, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,772
Posted By shimano_cranker

I can't answer your question, but I just have to...

I can't answer your question, but I just have to say that you are one lucky guy!!! I used to live in Boulder, and it was just amazing. There is so much opportunity for outdoors there. I remember...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-04, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,788
Posted By shimano_cranker

The guy who sold me my bike told me to lube it...

The guy who sold me my bike told me to lube it after every ride. That's what I have been doing too. I need a serious answer here...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-04, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,036
Posted By shimano_cranker

That exact thing happened to me...only on a...

That exact thing happened to me...only on a mountain bike. I did the "I don't know how the hell to do this, so I'm going to put pieces back together." While I was trying to put the tire back on, I...
10-20-04, 06:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,679
Posted By shimano_cranker

Earth to everyone...

Earth to everyone...
10-19-04, 07:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,679
Posted By shimano_cranker

I've hit 27 even. I was racing my friend on the...

I've hit 27 even. I was racing my friend on the bike path. It's fun to pass road bikers, and to just plain fly by anyone. I love the sound when i speed up. My back tire like "whurrs." God, it's...
10-19-04, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By shimano_cranker

Is It The Bike Or The Rider?

Alright, so I'm biking with this kid a week ago. He's not really my "friend" so I'm going to call him a "kid." Wow I bet you're all glad that I got that out of the way. Ok, so I think I'm a pretty...
10-13-04, 06:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By shimano_cranker

Get Avid Juicy Sevens.

Get Avid Juicy Sevens.
10-10-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 796
Posted By shimano_cranker

Why would the Scalpel be a problem on big...

Why would the Scalpel be a problem on big offroad? Would the carbon stays really snap? What are your opinions on a Cannondale Jekyll? I am looking for a bike in the $1800-$2200 range. There is...
10-08-04, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 796
Posted By shimano_cranker

Considering Possibly a New Bike

Well, I am 15 years old and love to bike. Right now I have a Specialized Rockhopper FSR XC. I added discs and clipless to it. I don't want to sound rude, conceided, or spoiled, but my bike is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By shimano_cranker

Wow my neighbor's son in law owns ifbikes...

My dad was taking our dog for a walk one day when he ran into our neighbors. There daughters were there and so were their husbands. So, my dad gets talking and finds out that our neighbor's...
09-07-04, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By shimano_cranker

I tried to ride across a river in Canada on a...

I tried to ride across a river in Canada on a rental Cannondale Jekyll 500. I got halfway across, but then the tires slipped on the rocks, and over I went. The water was probably half way up the...
09-05-04, 04:10 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,250
Posted By shimano_cranker

Age: 15 Location: Connecticut Occupation :...

Age: 15
Location: Connecticut
Occupation : High School Student/Car Detailer
Hobbies other than MTB: Road bike, run, boat, music, cars
Riding habbits: Pass other bikers on the bike path
Fav....
09-05-04, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,547
Posted By shimano_cranker

What is your dream bike?

If you could have any bike, what would it be? Either custom, or already assembled.

For me, it would be a Specialized Epic S-Works.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-04, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,762
Posted By shimano_cranker

You are riding at your lactate threshold. Your...

You are riding at your lactate threshold. Your muscles fill up with lactate, and begin to get a burning sensation. It means that if you rode any harder, you could do some damage.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-04, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,725
Posted By shimano_cranker

That's all I can think about when I go fast. ...

That's all I can think about when I go fast. I've been 44mph, but don't want to go any faster for the above reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-04, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By shimano_cranker

Pump up her tires to a higher PSI. This will...

Pump up her tires to a higher PSI. This will reduce surface area, and improve speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-04, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By shimano_cranker

Ya know what? That's all that really matters. ...

Ya know what? That's all that really matters. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-04, 09:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,651
Posted By shimano_cranker

My friends gave me a hard time about me riding a...

My friends gave me a hard time about me riding a road bike. It's just something you have to put aside. You cannot worry about them, just do what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-04, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By shimano_cranker

On Thursday, I went up a hill that is 10%...

On Thursday, I went up a hill that is 10% gradient and about a half a mile long. I went up it at a steady 10mph. Is that good?

Also, does anyone know what a decent/good average is on basically...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-04, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By shimano_cranker

Please don't give me any crap about my parents...

Please don't give me any crap about my parents and my bikes. For both bikes, I had to pay for half. I know this is not like paying for the whole thing, but for 15, I think that working your ass off...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-04, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By shimano_cranker

I'm starting to find road riding boring...

Well, I bought my first road bike at the beginning of the summer, and have liked it. I have a full suspension Specialized also. Before getting my roadie, I was a big time mountain biker. I rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-04, 07:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,437
Posted By shimano_cranker

What Do You Think About Carrying A Cellphone With You On A Ride?

I am totally against this. Biking is supposed to be stress-free and you are supposed to be away from the world. A cellphone makes it so that you are "ok" if something goes wrong. My thoughts are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-04, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By shimano_cranker

I have a question for everyone who works...

I have a question for everyone who works here...Do you get a ride in before work? Also, what time do you go to bed to get up at 5:30.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-04, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By shimano_cranker

Wow. That's insane! I average anywhere from...

Wow. That's insane! I average anywhere from 18.1 to 18.9 (at the end of the ride). I am trying to get my average up to 19.2 Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-04, 08:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,018
Posted By shimano_cranker

I see a good amount of Treks, and also have one. ...

I see a good amount of Treks, and also have one. In terms of mountain bikes, Specialized is really popular.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-04, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By shimano_cranker

What time of day do you ride?

Today, I had just about the worst riding experience ever. I woke up at 7:00am, and since I am in high school, and don't work, I decide it is the perfect time to take a bike ride. I end up leaving...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-04, 05:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,973
Posted By shimano_cranker

41mph on my Trek 2300. I also went 29.5mph on...

41mph on my Trek 2300. I also went 29.5mph on the flats one time. It was really fun.
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