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07-17-07, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By DMN

Selling a bike.

T'is a long time since I've posted here (mainly because I've enjoyed a couple of years good riding with no problems).

I'm currently looking at buying a new bike (An Orange Crush suits my needs...
08-11-06, 05:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,986
Posted By DMN

Thats the main difference for me. Not that...

Thats the main difference for me. Not that recently, but recently enough I upgraded from a Kooka Mech front and a Hayes Mech rear to Diatech Hydro's front and back and the difference is noticable. I...
05-12-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,883
Posted By DMN

Spot-on. When I've been walking back home...

Spot-on.

When I've been walking back home from my latest crash (more often that not :( ), I've had people on cheap bikes go past with out saying hello, I've had people on cheap bikes stop to ask...
05-12-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By DMN

You should be fine, I've now run Kooka Mechs and...

You should be fine, I've now run Kooka Mechs and Diatech Hydros on my hayes front disc and its been fine with both.
03-17-06, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 314,054
Posted By DMN

Red ones go faster. Fact. I had some Red V8's and...

Red ones go faster. Fact. I had some Red V8's and they where fantastic, but when I brought my AC they didn't go with it, so I gave them to my dad for his comuter and brought some silver V8's. They...
03-16-06, 05:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,327
Posted By DMN

Not another Walmart thread?

Not another Walmart thread?
03-05-06, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By DMN

There designed to work best with other XTR parts,...

There designed to work best with other XTR parts, but you should have no problems.
02-14-06, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By DMN

Steve Peat wom his first events on a HT bike. IMO...

Steve Peat wom his first events on a HT bike. IMO a HT bike will teach you better lines etc. Then if you want to get serious/competitive - its time to upgrade.
01-09-06, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,277
Posted By DMN

They don't have a great up to date website - so...

They don't have a great up to date website - so don't bother looking......

They do make some decent frames and components however. Their small size does count against them, the Enduro XC-4 was a...
12-16-05, 01:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 854
Posted By DMN

Thank the lord for the NHS :rolleyes: :D :p

Thank the lord for the NHS :rolleyes: :D :p
10-23-05, 03:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,551
Posted By DMN

I originaly had a Hayes MX2 Dh on the front of my...

I originaly had a Hayes MX2 Dh on the front of my bike and a Kooka on the rear - I've since swapped them over, the Kooka is amazing and may give the BB5 a run for its money.

They don't appear to...
10-21-05, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,767
Posted By DMN

Ours get ones made by Colt - the gun peeps :eek:

Ours get ones made by Colt - the gun peeps :eek:
10-20-05, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By DMN

This thread is two years old.

This thread is two years old.
10-12-05, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By DMN

Wet weather tyres.

As it Autum and I nearly killed myself last week on the local DH track – lets talk wet condition tyres. I’ve read all the mtbr stuff and searched but lets a chin wag.

On Sunday just gone I was...
10-12-05, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By DMN

try searching on www.pinkbike.com for some -...

try searching on www.pinkbike.com for some - loads of photos there
10-10-05, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By DMN

I use both - an old tube held down by a good load...

I use both - an old tube held down by a good load of electrical tape, helps stop water getting in under the tube
10-10-05, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By DMN

Try to get a warrenty on it. If not start saving...

Try to get a warrenty on it. If not start saving your pennies for a new one.
10-09-05, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By DMN

I think its just the photo - but will check...

I think its just the photo - but will check anyway.
10-08-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,567
Posted By DMN

Sounds to me like you are in desperate need of...

Sounds to me like you are in desperate need of some DMR Deevee rims and some Maxxis Swapthing tyres. :p

Do you colonial types ride the same Colt branded bikes the filth ride in the UK?
10-08-05, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By DMN

You enjoyed yourself - thats all that matters.

You enjoyed yourself - thats all that matters.
10-08-05, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By DMN

Better pic here: ...

Better pic here:
http://www.pinkbike.com/modules/photo/?op=view&image=625609
10-08-05, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By DMN

Removing shaft eyelet mounting hard from rear shock

How do I get this out:

http://www.pinkbike.com/modules/photo/?op=view&image=625608

I'm trying to change the spring but can't get it over the silver bit.
10-08-05, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By DMN

Well how about one of these then? ...

Well how about one of these then?

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=3156
10-08-05, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By DMN

If your looking at the On-one gimp - check out...

If your looking at the On-one gimp - check out the new On-one inbred456:

http://www.on-one.co.uk/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=3&MMN_position=3:3

Its their new long...
10-07-05, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By DMN

Manitou Spring on a Rock Shox coil shock.

Yay or nay?

Providing the spring is the right length can it be done? The shock is a 2003 Rockshox Pro-Delux coil shock and although I can get parts for it I can get a 2005 Manitou coil for half...
10-07-05, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By DMN

Talk about let down - I was expecting pics. ...

Talk about let down - I was expecting pics.


Looks like you have some good parts coming - should turn your bike into a bit of a beast.
10-07-05, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,162
Posted By DMN

Or anybody in your way......

Or anybody in your way......
10-06-05, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By DMN

I've never heard of American Classic parts, whats...

I've never heard of American Classic parts, whats their reputation like?
10-06-05, 02:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,547
Posted By DMN

Ok fella what ever makes you happy :p

Ok fella what ever makes you happy :p
10-05-05, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By DMN

If their worth hanging around I'm sure they'll be...

If their worth hanging around I'm sure they'll be more than happy to teach you things as your going along - if they won't then simply their not worth your respect.
10-05-05, 12:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By DMN

I think Norco is specing them on some of their 06...

I think Norco is specing them on some of their 06 bikes - says a lot.
10-05-05, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By DMN

Integrated don't look as strong IMO. Luckly for...

Integrated don't look as strong IMO. Luckly for me so did the guy who had the frame before me and adapted it to take a normal one (or rather adapted a normal one so it would fit).
10-05-05, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By DMN

Thats pretty huge. I was thinking of trying out...

Thats pretty huge. I was thinking of trying out one of these, its more in my price range:
...
10-05-05, 10:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By DMN

:p fair enough :D

:p fair enough :D
10-05-05, 10:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By DMN

I've ridden the Hardrock and seen enough Blasts...

I've ridden the Hardrock and seen enough Blasts to know that the frame does not look as strong.
10-05-05, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By DMN

Reinforcing the head tube - anti-ovalisation

Right as some of you will know I've recently finished my bike. I've put some six inch triple crown forks on it. Given that the frame is two years old I'm concerned about ovalising(sp?) the head tube....
10-05-05, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,547
Posted By DMN

I am a bigger, better, faster and cooler poser...

I am a bigger, better, faster and cooler poser than any of you*
10-05-05, 06:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By DMN

Sorry, better was the wrong word there - stronger...

Sorry, better was the wrong word there - stronger is what I ment.
10-05-05, 06:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By DMN

The look of the two frames - the blast looks...

The look of the two frames - the blast looks weaker and given what I've read in various magazines and on mtbr.com. The Blast is marketed more as a pure xc bike where as the Hardrock is aimed towards...
10-05-05, 05:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By DMN

Although I have nothing against the Blast, the...

Although I have nothing against the Blast, the Hardrock will stand up to more abuse IMO.
10-05-05, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By DMN

I built it up with the intention of starting to...

I built it up with the intention of starting to do some free riding – but still being able to ride xc and dj if I want (even with that Sherman on the front its still quite light). I took for an xc...
10-04-05, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By DMN

I’m not too sure of the total build cost. The...

I’m not too sure of the total build cost. The frame was 250 from E-bay (which included a headset) and the Forks 150 from southerndownhill.com. Some of the parts came from my old Saracen Dirt Jumper...
10-03-05, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By DMN

Finaly finished my bike

Finaly finished my 2003 Giant AC Team.
I got a whole load of new parts two weeks ago:

A Hayes 203mm HMX2 DH mech front disc
A Kooka 160 XC rear mech disc (Very impressed by this so far - could...
10-01-05, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By DMN

Answering your edit - get some tyre levers (most...

Answering your edit - get some tyre levers (most good puncture repair kits will have some).
10-01-05, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By DMN

You have two options: Re-build your current...

You have two options:

Re-build your current wheels with disc hubs (but bare in mind that not all rims are recomended for use with discs)

or

Buy new wheels (with disc hubs) out right.
10-01-05, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By DMN

I say go with what ever pleases you, its your...

I say go with what ever pleases you, its your bike and its a nice one at that.
10-01-05, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By DMN

And that's how Wallmart sells them. ...

And that's how Wallmart sells them.




Their nice bikes. :beer:
10-01-05, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By DMN

How much did they cost?

How much did they cost?
09-29-05, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By DMN

Umm, DJ1's are both 20mm and 100mm. 100mm in...

Umm, DJ1's are both 20mm and 100mm. 100mm in travel and 20mm in axel, meaning you need a special 20mm through axel hub on your front wheel - which also means that the wheel you've been using on your...
09-29-05, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By DMN

Its impossible to tell via the internet but I...

Its impossible to tell via the internet but I would guess that its coming from the cranks. Make sure the crank bolts (the ones that hold the crank on the bottom bracket are as tight as possible. I've...
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