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06-11-06, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By leonardotmnt

That's why I bought a new chain to replace the...

That's why I bought a new chain to replace the Shimano HG73 that came on my Pirahna. I didn't like the whole pin deal so I got a SRAM PC991 instead.
06-10-06, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By leonardotmnt

I'm a little confused as to why you're even...

I'm a little confused as to why you're even getting a new bike now for that price if you're to get a significantly better one in 3-4 months. You call the Rockhopper you're riding now a budget bike as...
06-09-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By leonardotmnt

Schools also need to teach people how to spell...

Schools also need to teach people how to spell sentence :-P
06-09-06, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By leonardotmnt

Other than the cone wrenches and spoke wrench are...

Other than the cone wrenches and spoke wrench are there any other tools that should be replaced in the kit? I was just curious because I was thinking about getting a pedal wrench but don't feel like...
06-06-06, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By leonardotmnt

Maybe my chain tool just sucks because I can't...

Maybe my chain tool just sucks because I can't fit the link into the slot from the Shimano chain I took off either. I guess I'll just take it down and take the extra links and have them put another...
06-06-06, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By leonardotmnt

Well it's the link that came with the chain. It...

Well it's the link that came with the chain. It fit fine before but i had to shorten the chain and now the hole the pin came out of doesn't seem to fit the pin for the power link :( I was thinking...
06-06-06, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By leonardotmnt

Quick question about SRAM power links

I'm just putting a new chain on my bike to get rid of the Shimano and I had to take some links out. I used the chain tool on my multi-tool and took the links out but now on the last link where i...
06-04-06, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By leonardotmnt

A lot of manufacturers will replace the helmet...

A lot of manufacturers will replace the helmet for free within a certain time period or just charge you 30 bucks or something for a replacement.
06-02-06, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By leonardotmnt

Is that funny?

Is that funny?
05-29-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By leonardotmnt

Why would an internal gearbox be bad for XC?

Why would an internal gearbox be bad for XC?
05-28-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 814
Posted By leonardotmnt

My Pirahna was 31 or 32 lbs I believe when I got...

My Pirahna was 31 or 32 lbs I believe when I got it. Not terribly accurate since I used the scale method but not a terrible weight for the price I don't think.
05-20-06, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By leonardotmnt

If you have a scale just weigh yourself then...

If you have a scale just weigh yourself then weigh the bike and take the difference. That should get you fairly close.
05-20-06, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By leonardotmnt

Happy belated birthday man.

Happy belated birthday man.
05-20-06, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By leonardotmnt

Seems like we have a consensus here. I think I'm...

Seems like we have a consensus here. I think I'm going to order them now. The only thing that sucks is that I wasn't able to try on the shoes but all the sizing charts I saw were about the same and...
05-20-06, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 811
Posted By leonardotmnt

Probably because he keeps referring to different...

Probably because he keeps referring to different brake sets and he's never even used hydros.
05-20-06, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By leonardotmnt

Should I do it?

So I'm trying to decide whether or not I should place this order tonight. Nashbar has a sale on Candy TI pedals and Answer XC1 shoes for $190 total. I know I want either Candy's or Eggbeaters and...
05-19-06, 07:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 811
Posted By leonardotmnt

It's not like 100 grams is thattt much. Only .22...

It's not like 100 grams is thattt much. Only .22 lbs :)
05-15-06, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

Any help with this? Or a site with an...

Any help with this? Or a site with an explanation? I looked some but I couldn't find anything worthwhile. What exactly is the perch?
05-15-06, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By leonardotmnt

If it's your first bike you should really try to...

If it's your first bike you should really try to ride before you buy and not get it off the internet but to each his own.
05-15-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By leonardotmnt

Unfortunately none of us have your behind...

Unfortunately none of us have your behind attached to us so what's good for someone else may be bad for you. Like yafo said, see if you can try them out beforehand or see if they have a good return...
05-15-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By leonardotmnt

The best bet would be to ride all of your choices...

The best bet would be to ride all of your choices and see what fits best. After that you can see if you have any favorites. Parts can be replaced down the line but the geometry can only be changed...
05-15-06, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By leonardotmnt

Will just misting be bad enough to ruin it? It...

Will just misting be bad enough to ruin it? It seems hard to believe that it'd be any worse than riding in rain or even getting the bike dirty in general for that matter. Maybe it is bad, just...
05-15-06, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

So I checked it out today and couldn't figure out...

So I checked it out today and couldn't figure out how to get the cable disconnected from the lever. All I succeeded in doing was tightening the cable I think. What exactly do I have to do to get...
05-15-06, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By leonardotmnt

I assume you're talking about used ones? New ones...

I assume you're talking about used ones? New ones are around $1,200 and up aren't they? The specialized Hardrock is $360 and Fisher makes some that are cheaper like the Mako and Tarpon I believe. ...
05-15-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By leonardotmnt

You're not serious are you? FS bikes under a...

You're not serious are you? FS bikes under a grand USD aren't usually worth taking a look at and this one is especially bad..
05-15-06, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By leonardotmnt

What exactly do you call breaking the bank? I...

What exactly do you call breaking the bank? I just got a Fisher Pirahna for $600 that I thought was a fairly good deal but it all depends on the budget.
05-15-06, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,554
Posted By leonardotmnt

Yep, Hardrock Sport is $360 I think. Probably...

Yep, Hardrock Sport is $360 I think. Probably worth it to spend 60 or 70 more to get something that's quality rather than spend 250-300 on junk that will break immediately. If you don't have the...
05-15-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

That only pertains to having Hayes levers though...

That only pertains to having Hayes levers though right? I'm pretty sure the levers I have are Tektro.
05-14-06, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

Well I think I'll be trying this out tomorrow...

Well I think I'll be trying this out tomorrow then. Thanks for the help.
05-14-06, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

haha For some reason it seems like you're being...

haha For some reason it seems like you're being sarcastic mx_599 but I'm just not sure...
05-14-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

How are they ambidextrous exactly?

How are they ambidextrous exactly?
05-14-06, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

Thanks. I just didn't want to end up getting the...

Thanks. I just didn't want to end up getting the cable out and not be able to figure out how to put it back in or something. That'd be a bit embarrassing.
05-14-06, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

It just seems like it's a bit more natural to...

It just seems like it's a bit more natural to have the right be the front. Do I just unscrew that nut on the end and the cable comes out and slide it back in or what?

Oh yeah, also I don't want...
05-14-06, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By leonardotmnt

How to switch front and rear brakes

I think I want to switch my front and rear brake controls so that the right is the front. I was just wondering if anyone could quickly explain how to switch them or knows a good site to check out...
05-13-06, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By leonardotmnt

Cambria Bike Price Smash

Can you do a price smash with more than one item on the same order? I tried putting both a space or a comma between the two different codes but it said the coupon was invalid.
05-13-06, 10:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,962
Posted By leonardotmnt

Could you please find something better to do all...

Could you please find something better to do all day than follow around people heckling them? Get your bike and go ride!
05-13-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,357
Posted By leonardotmnt

The thing is it's not very helpful and is...

The thing is it's not very helpful and is actually disheartening to just have someone say your fork, bike, etc. sucks. If you told him in the first place that it probably wouldn't be able to adjust...
05-11-06, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,039
Posted By leonardotmnt

What's "preemoh" mean?

What's "preemoh" mean?
05-11-06, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By leonardotmnt

Yep, they'll get pissy if you act like an idiot...

Yep, they'll get pissy if you act like an idiot when they give you their opinion that you asked for.
05-11-06, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,357
Posted By leonardotmnt

It'd be easier to think that if he didn't usually...

It'd be easier to think that if he didn't usually already bash people for not having expensive bikes. 'Tis true though that it probably won't change much from adjusting.

To the OP, you don't...
05-11-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,357
Posted By leonardotmnt

Thank you for another informative post. What's...

Thank you for another informative post. What's with you anyway? So not everyone has a $500 fork, who cares? He asked how/if he could adjust the fork, not to hear how good it was.
Forum: Foo
05-07-06, 01:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,413
Posted By leonardotmnt

How many other qualities do you have oh Great...

How many other qualities do you have oh Great One? I shall now bow down to worship you :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-06, 12:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By leonardotmnt

That's really not the best way to do it...You...

That's really not the best way to do it...You could be off by quite a bit of pressure if you just gauge it by hand. You might not need a gauge with you but you should have one somewhere at least to...
05-06-06, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 917
Posted By leonardotmnt

Though you don't get weekends off at college and...

Though you don't get weekends off at college and you don't have to do work 12 hours a day most of the time in the "real world". Sadly some of us still have to work in the summer as it is so...
05-05-06, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By leonardotmnt

Wide Mtb shoe?

Are there any decent semi-cheap models or brands that make a "wide" clipless shoe? I always have trouble finding regular shoes that fit and I wasn't sure if it was just try and see if it fits or if...
05-04-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By leonardotmnt

So don't buy these pedals... Couldn't you say the...

So don't buy these pedals... Couldn't you say the same to the guy that has Alivio components? That they'll just break more quickly than a higher grade part so you shouldn't want them?
05-04-06, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By leonardotmnt

Methinks that just because two words are spelled...

Methinks that just because two words are spelled the same it does not mean they have the same meaning. ;)
05-04-06, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By leonardotmnt

M540's are a completely different pedal though. ...

M540's are a completely different pedal though. Would you rather they only sold $200+ pedals so quality would always be the best? Personally I think it's nice that a company markets for the low end...
05-02-06, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,642
Posted By leonardotmnt

It's also that fact that he acted like an idiot...

It's also that fact that he acted like an idiot and just said something stupid when he had no idea of what he was talking about.
05-02-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,405
Posted By leonardotmnt

apclassic9 is turning into the BF mother...

apclassic9 is turning into the BF mother apparently lol
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