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07-19-06, 11:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By jekyllrider

I have run Shimano since I started riding ('94)...

I have run Shimano since I started riding ('94) and have never had a complaint. Why I switched to X.9 recently with my VP Free is that the Shimano XT rear derailleur will pivot forward and bang on...
07-10-06, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By jekyllrider

I have both the viper and the king cobra racks. ...

I have both the viper and the king cobra racks. The king cobra is awesome for hauling DH bikes as they do not fit well on my rear rack due to the triple crown forks and I don't want to remove the...
05-23-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 458
Posted By jekyllrider

I use a Pentax Optio S. The camera fits inside...

I use a Pentax Optio S. The camera fits inside an Altiods tin. Then the tin goes in a small pouch which hangs from my sternum strap on my Camelbak. That makes the camera easily available, which is...
04-27-06, 09:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,503
Posted By jekyllrider

My Yakima Roc n gate has 10 1/2 inches of...

My Yakima Roc n gate has 10 1/2 inches of clearance from the end of the reciever to the vertical bar. They don't make this model anymore but their Backswing 4 looks like it has the same basic frame.
04-26-06, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By jekyllrider

Right after Lopes beat Gracia for 1st & 2nd ...

Right after Lopes beat Gracia for 1st & 2nd

http://webpages.charter.net/rossowsj/bikes/lopes-gracia.JPG
04-03-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By jekyllrider

Last years had 140mm too. ...

Last years had 140mm too.


http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/05/cusa/cats/MTB.html
03-31-06, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 318,204
Posted By jekyllrider

http://webpages.charter.net/rossowsj/bikes/prophet...

http://webpages.charter.net/rossowsj/bikes/prophetweb.JPG

http://webpages.charter.net/rossowsj/bikes/vp.JPG
03-30-06, 11:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 909
Posted By jekyllrider

I use Kenda Nevegals on all 3 of my bikes. ...

I use Kenda Nevegals on all 3 of my bikes.
1.95 Lite's with Stans NoTubes on my hardtail racer
2.35's on my Prophet
2.5's on my VP Free
They roll fast. I can totally forget about the tires and...
01-26-06, 12:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By jekyllrider

For around 18 bucks Home Depot sells a Corona...

For around 18 bucks Home Depot sells a Corona folding pruning saw with a seven inch blade. It cuts through manzanita and oak like butter. Kind of a small picture but this is the one I use....
11-18-05, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By jekyllrider

If you have all the bolts out but one, try...

If you have all the bolts out but one, try rotating the whole rotor counterclockwise while holding the rest of the wheel still. It might loosen the bolt just enough to let you finish taking it out...
09-30-05, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,187
Posted By jekyllrider

another link ...

another link
http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.asp?id=9253
08-31-05, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,281
Posted By jekyllrider

http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/innovation/archive...

http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/innovation/archive/04forkrange.html#ultradl

Check out this page. Looks like the Super Fatty Ultra DL 80 is pretty much like the Ultra Fatty 70 just 10mm longer...
08-30-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,281
Posted By jekyllrider

You will see a big difference. I did the same...

You will see a big difference. I did the same thing, upgrading from a DD50 to a Fatty Ultra 70. I did this on my own, no trade in and paid $250 used (barely). Comparing the $369 to upgrading to a...
08-20-05, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By jekyllrider

I run a Panaracer FR 2.4 in the front and a...

I run a Panaracer FR 2.4 in the front and a Panaracer Cinder 2.25 on the rear. It is the perfect combo for the dry, loose conditions locally. I leave them on in the winter (if you want to call what...
06-20-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By jekyllrider

Whistler, BC

A group of us is heading to Whistler next Monday. We will be there late Monday night and be riding Tuesday through Thursday. Any local happenings we would want to know about ahead of time? How...
05-12-05, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By jekyllrider

It is very easy to remove the headshok. First...

It is very easy to remove the headshok. First take off the lockout lever and stem. Get a large socket that will be larger than the hex nut shaped lockout knob. Place the socket flush against the...
05-12-05, 08:36 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 90,072
Posted By jekyllrider

He is 14. I am passed the worrying now. He has...

He is 14. I am passed the worrying now. He has been jumping for a few years and slowly built up to hitting jumps this big.


RuebenZ:
He hits them pretty fast, just below all out effort in...
05-12-05, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 318,204
Posted By jekyllrider

I built it from a frame. I am pretty sure the...

I built it from a frame. I am pretty sure the frames are all the same with the Prophet, although the color is only available as the 2000 or 4000 model. The rear shock is a Manitou Swinger 3 Way air...
05-10-05, 01:07 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 90,072
Posted By jekyllrider

Here is a few of my Son dirt jumping.

Here is a few of my Son dirt jumping.
05-10-05, 12:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 837
Posted By jekyllrider

I make this one about half the time. (I know it...

I make this one about half the time. (I know it is hard on my components but I just can't tiptoe across the rocks if I know I can ride it) Just get in a gear you have power in like granny in the...
05-09-05, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 318,204
Posted By jekyllrider

My new 05 prophet. Upgraded the frame only, the...

My new 05 prophet. Upgraded the frame only, the components came from my Jekyll.
05-09-05, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By jekyllrider

Race Face makes one. Your LBS can order one for...

Race Face makes one. Your LBS can order one for you or most of the online mailorder companies carry them.
04-19-05, 12:07 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,300
Posted By jekyllrider

I am 41. We are lucky enough to have an...

I am 41. We are lucky enough to have an organized club here. There is always someone to call to ride with. The riders ages range from my boys at 10, 12 and 14 to some in their late 60's. Male and...
04-18-05, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By jekyllrider

Stan's No-tubes with whatever tires you like. ...

Stan's No-tubes with whatever tires you like. Really. I was skeptical until both my friend and I picked up some goatheads. While I was fixing my tube, he laughed at me and picked his out - they...
03-18-05, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By jekyllrider

Instead of getting your steer tube cut, try...

Instead of getting your steer tube cut, try taking a spacer out and placing it on top of the stem to try it out first. It looks a bit weird, but it is better than permanently being stuck with a too...
11-18-04, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By jekyllrider

My Fox Float 100, when installed, was only 1/4...

My Fox Float 100, when installed, was only 1/4 inch taller than my fatty ultra 70 from the center of the dropout to the bottom of the frame head tube. It shouldn't alter your steering enough to...
06-20-04, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By jekyllrider

look on the inside of the clamp band on your old...

look on the inside of the clamp band on your old derailleur, the size in mm will be stamped there.
06-07-04, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By jekyllrider

When climbing steeps out of the saddle, try...

When climbing steeps out of the saddle, try pulling the handlebars back toward your chest - kind of like a rowing motion - with each pedal stroke. This will cause your rear tire bite into the ground...
05-25-04, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By jekyllrider

The asymmetrical chainstays are designed that way...

The asymmetrical chainstays are designed that way to save weight.
05-13-04, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,113
Posted By jekyllrider

I've been on a Jekyll since '00, and still like...

I've been on a Jekyll since '00, and still like it. It handles great for me and I have not regretted the purchase at all. As far as the weight goes, with alot of high end xc components, it could go...
05-06-04, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By jekyllrider

The difference is noticable. More stable at...

The difference is noticable. More stable at speed, but less quick in the tight stuff. I recently put a Fox Talas 80-125 on it which lifted the front another inch and therefore slackened the head...
04-25-04, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By jekyllrider

My shoulders hurt constantly, even off the bike I...

My shoulders hurt constantly, even off the bike I couldn't lift my arms over my head without pain until I changed my handlebar postition. My bar position put my grips about 2 inches below my saddle...
04-06-04, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By jekyllrider

It might be too late, but I have been using the...

It might be too late, but I have been using the Dangerboy one finger levers. (A Canadian company) They are a nice short one (or two) finger lever. They also offer a two finger and a regular...
04-04-04, 09:25 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 90,072
Posted By jekyllrider

Thanks This is the same drop, different angle. ...

Thanks
This is the same drop, different angle. Notice no fullface or pads. The other picture was taken-to quote Nick; "Hey Dad, take a shot of me with pads and fullface on for Mom". She wanted to...
04-03-04, 08:20 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 90,072
Posted By jekyllrider

Here's a newer shot of my son Nick doing a bigger...

Here's a newer shot of my son Nick doing a bigger drop.
02-10-04, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,993
Posted By jekyllrider

I've had the best and quietest performance with...

I've had the best and quietest performance with Avid Rim Wrangler II pads. They are available with holders and will fit any V-brake.
02-05-04, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By jekyllrider

I have been using Nokian NBX 2.3's for 6 months. ...

I have been using Nokian NBX 2.3's for 6 months. I am happy with the traction both wet and dry, but for the second time, my rear tire is losing side knobs. The first time, with over a dozen half...
01-27-04, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By jekyllrider

I still like IRC Mythos XC 1.95's for racing.

I still like IRC Mythos XC 1.95's for racing.
01-21-04, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By jekyllrider

Thanks guys. I am very fortunate that all 3 of...

Thanks guys. I am very fortunate that all 3 of my Sons and Wife enjoy riding. It is sure nice to be able to share family time doing something we all enjoy.
01-20-04, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By jekyllrider

This is probably why he had the flat-or the trail...

This is probably why he had the flat-or the trail back down. He is 9.
01-20-04, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By jekyllrider

If your a dad and you take your Kids

Make sure you have the tools (or have them carry it) to loosen nuts other than allen....or you have to fix flats with the wheel still on the bike. Didn't even think of it until today. I carry...
01-19-04, 11:52 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 90,072
Posted By jekyllrider

Same drop from the back.

Same drop from the back.
01-19-04, 11:51 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 90,072
Posted By jekyllrider

Another, take a look at the bank in the...

Another, take a look at the bank in the background-it is quite a drop if you launch it. He was getting a 5 to 6 foot drop.
01-19-04, 11:47 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 90,072
Posted By jekyllrider

A few shots of my 13 year old son Nick busting...

A few shots of my 13 year old son Nick busting out his new Heckler
01-19-04, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By jekyllrider

I keep telling myself (and my wife) that I am. ...

I keep telling myself (and my wife) that I am. Then I go out and purchase some lockon grips-good investment. Then some Danger Boy one finger levers for my Hayes hydros. Other than maintainence...
01-13-04, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By jekyllrider

I think it is the result of the same claimed vs...

I think it is the result of the same claimed vs actual size dilemma you are having. The side knobs on the Panaracer FR hang way out there. My jekyll is an '00 model with the disc specific swingarm....
01-13-04, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By jekyllrider

How well do you get along with your LBS? I...

How well do you get along with your LBS? I wanted to put some 2.4 Panaracer Freerides on my Jekyll for a Downieville trip, and he let me go try it on in the parking lot. The tire fit fine on the...
01-08-04, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By jekyllrider

According to their website, Cannondale still...

According to their website, Cannondale still makes 'em. The mini wedge is the one I have. http://www.cannondale.com/clothing/04/cw/CLOCWBAGSEAT.html
01-07-04, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By jekyllrider

Until I started using my Camelbak, I used this...

Until I started using my Camelbak, I used this one. Still hangs on my pegboard.
The seat rail clips hold it rock solid.
01-05-04, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 318,204
Posted By jekyllrider

Here is a photo son's new Heckler. We have been...

Here is a photo son's new Heckler. We have been building it for 2 months.
XT/XTR/Race face drivetrain, Hayes Mag Hydro's, Marz Dropoff II, Thomson post, XT/Rhino Lite wheels, Nokian NBX 2.3's,...
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