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09-07-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 62
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Posted By toopercentmlk

I'm thinking of either going hardcore with the...

I'm thinking of either going hardcore with the Maxxis Xeniths or hybrid/freeride style with Maxxis Holy Rollers or Kenda K-rads and I'm leaning towards the latter.
09-06-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,347
Posted By toopercentmlk

I would LOVE to ride on a real road tire but if...

I would LOVE to ride on a real road tire but if you guys think the stretch is too dangerous or if it wont fit at all I'd have to go with something like the Continental sport contacts.

Secondary...
09-06-08, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,347
Posted By toopercentmlk

Very informative thread, thanks for the opinions...

Very informative thread, thanks for the opinions on road tires guys!

I have an important question though. Would a 26x1.5 road slick fit on my 2008 Hardrock wheel? I have an older GT hardtail with...
11-29-07, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By toopercentmlk

Is fox as reliable though? I hear some about...

Is fox as reliable though? I hear some about leaking problems.
11-27-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By toopercentmlk

What piss back in it? I don't see how you can...

What piss back in it? I don't see how you can compare carrying one bottle through a trail on a hot day to a pack carrying up to 3liters...:rolleyes:
11-27-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By toopercentmlk

I'm trying to keep it under 130, if I get an...

I'm trying to keep it under 130, if I get an adjustable one I'll set it to 115-120.
11-27-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By toopercentmlk

I use a Camelbak...

I use a Camelbak Mayhemhttp://img.photobucket.com/albums/v220/toopercentmlk/mayhemCoyoteCamo.jpg
I wear the waist strap firmly, and the chest strap just tight enough to keep the straps near. Even...
11-27-07, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By toopercentmlk

Thanks ben and smashy, I guess that manitou will...

Thanks ben and smashy, I guess that manitou will rake the bike too much, too bad I liked that fork.

From the research I've done, the Revelation is the fork for me. The Recon is another I've been...
11-27-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,491
Posted By toopercentmlk

Lefty forks look tits.

Lefty forks look tits.
11-27-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By toopercentmlk

It has Infinite Travel[IT] adjustment. So if I'm...

It has Infinite Travel[IT] adjustment. So if I'm thinking correctly, that means I can set it to 100.
11-27-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By toopercentmlk

All mountain fork on xc frame.

I have an '08 Hardrock and I just got into dirtjumping and love it. I'm a xc guy that enjoys jumps and crazy terrain every now and then and I feel my factory Suntour fork is going to go, when it does...
11-13-07, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By toopercentmlk

Thanks for the info! Is the bottom of the lower...

Thanks for the info! Is the bottom of the lower headset cup the red or blue?
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v220/toopercentmlk/2008hardrockGreenBlacksteerertube.jpg
11-13-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By toopercentmlk

I'm considering buying a used or OEM fork from...

I'm considering buying a used or OEM fork from ebay or an online vendor, does anyone know exactly how long the used fork's steerer tube needs to be for my '08 Hardrock? Many are cut to 7 1/2 to...
11-07-07, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 380,369
Posted By toopercentmlk

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v220/toopercentm...

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'08 Hardrock Comp Disc in Green/black....
10-31-07, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By toopercentmlk

I'd like to get some sort of chain guide for my...

I'd like to get some sort of chain guide for my '08 hardrock. I want to eliminate the outer two rings as well. Would something like this do the job?...
10-24-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By toopercentmlk

What are some other adjustable forks that could...

What are some other adjustable forks that could go from 100-130?
10-24-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By toopercentmlk

Is your frame designed to work with the geometry...

Is your frame designed to work with the geometry of both 100mm and 130mm? If so, go for it. If not, it seems to be arguable that you could cause stress fractures in the frame eventually leading to...
10-23-07, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By toopercentmlk

While searching for a legitimate place to get a...

While searching for a legitimate place to get a smog mask so I stumbled across this necessity argument.

Our ride was cut short on sunday because of air conditions due to southern California...
10-22-07, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By toopercentmlk

Anyone wanna shed some light on how to keep my...

Anyone wanna shed some light on how to keep my gaw damn pedals under my feet on anything that's not a drop off?!
10-22-07, 11:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,746
Posted By toopercentmlk

Wow, slow down!

Wow, slow down!
10-22-07, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By toopercentmlk

The runner or walker should step aside and the...

The runner or walker should step aside and the rider could attempt to shed some speed to be polite if possible but should not need to alter his or her line as doing so could compromise the riders...
10-19-07, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By toopercentmlk

At MOST $200? Right. This is a good deal. ...

At MOST $200? Right.

This is a good deal.
http://wheelworld.com/itemdetails.cfm?catalogId=39&id=4756
10-16-07, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By toopercentmlk

How about the Hardrock Pro, compared to a...

How about the Hardrock Pro, compared to a RockHopper. The frame is a little heavier, does that make it stronger and better for downhilling?
10-16-07, 02:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,043
Posted By toopercentmlk

Does anyone here use No-explode or any other...

Does anyone here use No-explode or any other nitric oxide enhancers?

My daily regiment: is a multi-vitamin and 1000mg of glucosamine or MSM.
Pre-workout: Small serving of peanut buttered toast...
10-15-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By toopercentmlk

I know from experience that that Hardrock is a...

I know from experience that that Hardrock is a good buy, one of my riding partners has one and we both approve of both the frame quality/geometry and components.
10-15-07, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By toopercentmlk

Can anyone comment on the Kikapu suspention...

Can anyone comment on the Kikapu suspention geometry? Works just fine just like any other? Very good design?...******** design don't waste your time?
10-14-07, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By toopercentmlk

Giant Yukon vs. Specialized H.Rock Comp

http://wheelworld.com/itemdetails.cfm?catalogId=39&id=4707
http://wheelworld.com/itemdetails.cfm?catalogId=39&id=4666

I'm considering starting with a fresh rig, riding the piss out of it and...
10-11-07, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By toopercentmlk

In the market for shin/knee protection too. But...

In the market for shin/knee protection too. But something for the intense downhill portion of trail riding that I can strap onto my camelbak on the way up. I've been looking around jensonusa and the...
10-11-07, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,228
Posted By toopercentmlk

I'll agree on floating the front wheel over the...

I'll agree on floating the front wheel over the loose stuff than will try to turn you. Will a camelbak with a spine protector work well enough for back protection?
10-09-07, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By toopercentmlk

Are polls not very popular around here?

Are polls not very popular around here?
10-09-07, 01:08 AM
10-07-07, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By toopercentmlk

I was under the impression that those should only...

I was under the impression that those should only be used on single speeds, looks like I'd benefit from one of those.
10-07-07, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,192
Posted By toopercentmlk

My Michelin Mountain X'Tremes are performing...

My Michelin Mountain X'Tremes are performing great. Anyone have any experience with these tires? I like them as much as my old WTB Velociraptors.
10-07-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By toopercentmlk

Conquered a new decent! Tire review mostly.

I just installed a set of Michelin Mountain X'treme 26x2.2 tires to replace my worn down WTB Velociraptors, a new Specialized seat and some studded platform pedals on my 18" 1999 GT aggressor(first...
10-06-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,563
Posted By toopercentmlk

cliff notes?

cliff notes?
10-06-07, 01:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,351
Posted By toopercentmlk

Hey I learnt on a rigid Motiv!

Hey I learnt on a rigid Motiv!
10-06-07, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By toopercentmlk

What do they usually consist of?

What do they usually consist of?
10-05-07, 09:39 PM
10-05-07, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By toopercentmlk

Just got a replacement rim, put my other Michelin...

Just got a replacement rim, put my other Michelin X-treme terrain or whatever its called on there, my new SPecialized taint-saver seat(I LOVE IT) and I'm ready to go for sunday! WOOT!, still need...
10-03-07, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By toopercentmlk

Tires, check, pedals, check, bent rim taking care...

Tires, check, pedals, check, bent rim taking care of tomorrow, check.

Anyone want to recommend me some good grips for under $20? Mine are worn and torn at the ends.
10-03-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By toopercentmlk

I wonder how difficult those rides were? Sounds...

I wonder how difficult those rides were? Sounds like clumsy tourists to me:eek:
10-03-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,294
Posted By toopercentmlk

WHOA DRILLING! Never seen that before. Where else...

WHOA DRILLING! Never seen that before. Where else do people drill?
10-03-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By toopercentmlk

Can someone list the Trek and Giant competitors...

Can someone list the Trek and Giant competitors for this bike?
10-03-07, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By toopercentmlk

Seems like a better deal than the Specialized...

Seems like a better deal than the Specialized Rock Hopper.
10-02-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By toopercentmlk

how does that fork not flex? Must be really...

how does that fork not flex? Must be really rigid. Any benefit to it?
10-02-07, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By toopercentmlk

For the money, is it worth it? Or is there a fork...

For the money, is it worth it? Or is there a fork out there that is well worth the extra hypothetical $50-100?
10-02-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By toopercentmlk

What brand are those? I'm kinda set on the pedals...

What brand are those? I'm kinda set on the pedals I saw at the shop for $35. They're lighter than the $65 Primo ones with the really smooth bearings, and have bearings that are similar in quality. I...
10-02-07, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By toopercentmlk

How do these shocks perform? I'm considering...

How do these shocks perform? I'm considering picking up a Giant Yukon FX which comes with one and I'm just curious.
10-02-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By toopercentmlk

I can see what you mean, I'll avoid the Odyssey...

I can see what you mean, I'll avoid the Odyssey Triple-Traps like a plague.

I just picked up a set of Michelin Mountain X'treme tires from the LBS, I read up on them online and his prices weren't...
10-02-07, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By toopercentmlk

Thanks BFG, I'm going to purchase from my LBS I...

Thanks BFG, I'm going to purchase from my LBS I just wanted to get some price estimates. Though I may jump on some deals they can't touch, I'd pay a few more to support the LBS but when it comes down...
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