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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,306
Posted By Pocko

Hi Scout. Out of interest, what are the LWH...

Hi Scout. Out of interest, what are the LWH airline limits? Is that figure for USA domestic flights only or does that apply for international flights as well?

Thanks!
08-26-09, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,269
Posted By Pocko

This one perhaps? ...

This one perhaps?

http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/5024/pedalxb1.jpg

300 grams CNC aluminum and titanium $590 a pair... according to a post further down this thread:...
08-25-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By Pocko

http://s255.photobucket.com/albums/hh146/cover999/...

http://s255.photobucket.com/albums/hh146/cover999/bike/MTB.jpg

But those don't look like knock-offs... more like, sneaked-out the back door when no one was looking!

It's a big ask for a...
08-25-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,269
Posted By Pocko

That is the nicest if not the best frame (and...

That is the nicest if not the best frame (and complete MTB) I have ever seen. "B-A-L-A-N-C-E-D" in sooo many ways!
07-29-09, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By Pocko

New bike!

New bike!
07-29-09, 05:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 544
Posted By Pocko

By that do you mean wearing leather jackets and...

By that do you mean wearing leather jackets and clicking fingers to trumpet music and walking funny?
07-26-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,243
Posted By Pocko

Barking mad dogs or a group of 3 or more of...

Barking mad dogs

or a group of 3 or more of them, walking in all directions.

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07-26-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Pocko

Why a 14mm axle? Is it for a BMX or an MTB? ...

Why a 14mm axle? Is it for a BMX or an MTB?

At any rate, DT Swiss makes a 12mm x 135mm Freeride hub, you can probably use that for a 14mm drop-out without the need to use adaptors.
...
07-26-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Pocko

Arrrghh, blow it! I wanted to talk about...

Arrrghh, blow it! I wanted to talk about grandmothers... :(

Anyway, mine's smaller than yours and she's got fewer teeth!

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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By Pocko

Yes it will. A rigid 26" fork is obviously longer...

Yes it will. A rigid 26" fork is obviously longer than your 24" rigid fork - and a 26" suspension fork is quite a bit longer still (because of the added travel). It will slacken your head angle quite...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By Pocko

The only "high-end brand" 24 inch suspension fork...

The only "high-end brand" 24 inch suspension fork I know of is from Marzocchi and it's called the D-Street 24.

It's a MTB "urban jump" fork and it's not cheapie Chinese copy, it's the real thing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-23-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,186
Posted By Pocko

Pardon for going "slightly" off topic, but it's...

Pardon for going "slightly" off topic, but it's still about SA IGHs. It's probably the best place for me to ask because it seems all the IGH gurus are already tuned in one place.

I'm new to IGHs...
07-23-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Pocko

Wow, haven't seen those up close... so nice!...

Wow, haven't seen those up close... so nice! Looks good on your spesh... compliments the white lettering.

What are they like, braking-wise I mean?

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07-23-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,962
Posted By Pocko

That color is really growing on me. I'd be...

That color is really growing on me. I'd be placing as many platinum/titanium/copper-ish parts I can find if I had something like that.

(Leather saddle might even look cool, aye Dminor... like a...
07-22-09, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pocko

That headset alone is close to 200 bucks isn't it?

That headset alone is close to 200 bucks isn't it?
07-22-09, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Pocko

?! Pics?

?!

Pics?
07-22-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,649
Posted By Pocko

Nah, that's all part of mountain biking... ...

Nah, that's all part of mountain biking...

except the glueless patch... ditch those, they don't work.

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07-21-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Pocko

It's hard to say for sure because we can't "feel"...

It's hard to say for sure because we can't "feel" or examine what you're describing.

There could be something genuinely amiss... or maybe what you're feeling could just be how Juicys feel when...
07-21-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Pocko

It should be fine. You don't need to do much...

It should be fine.

You don't need to do much to it (unless you can see leaks orwet marks) especially if the operation is normal.

With hydraulics the old adage holds very true:
If it ain't...
07-21-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Pocko

I'll give this a try... The Basics: ...

I'll give this a try...

The Basics:
Nothing but oil in the hose. Your lever pushes a piston which pushes the oil in your hose. The oil in turn pushes another piston at the opposite end that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-21-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Pocko

Here we go... 1" clamps: If you're in the...

Here we go... 1" clamps:

If you're in the UK:
http://www.customriders.com/prodlist.asp?a=cat&parent=1001&cat=39&sort=3&pg=1

If you're in the US:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-21-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Pocko

Try bike shops that specialize in BMX... I think...

Try bike shops that specialize in BMX... I think old-school BMX frames had 1" seat tubes, and some might still have those seat clamps in stock.

If that's a dead end, try for the smallest MTB clamp...
07-20-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Pocko

:lol: .

:lol:

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07-20-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,099
Posted By Pocko

Retirement is an illusion created by...

Retirement is an illusion created by industrialists... introduced in the 1800s when families were large in number and it didn't cost the economy much because the mortality age was often lower than...
07-20-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,553
Posted By Pocko

^ Ah, you cooked it! Check the color after it's...

^ Ah, you cooked it! Check the color after it's cooled down, it'll be black n blue.

It's not the rotor. It's def the size, even the 160s don't cope very well in long downhills and have been known...
07-20-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Pocko

If you use bull-bar type bike car racks, cables...

If you use bull-bar type bike car racks, cables mounted at the bottom of the tubes gets sandwiched between the rack bars and the frame tubes... and they cut-into the paint job. Maybe they did it for...
07-20-09, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Pocko

Oh, I thought this was going to be a wish-list...

Oh, I thought this was going to be a wish-list thread kind thing... so what the heck, here's mine anyway (someone wake me up when it's all over, or if I wet my bed... which ever comes first).

1)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-09, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Pocko

Haha... I still can't believe this thread is...

Haha... I still can't believe this thread is still here. I thought it'll be relocated by now.

Have you ever wondered if it would work with cheese - as in cheese milk shake? I know it works with...
07-17-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By Pocko

Didn't notice the white cables from the web...

Didn't notice the white cables from the web pic... aaah, very cool...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-17-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Pocko

1) Bacon and maple syrup 2) Avocado milk...

1) Bacon and maple syrup

2) Avocado milk thick-shake. 1 avocado (no skin no stone) - milk - 2 tablespoons sugar - blender... yep my wife thinks it's weird.

3) Sardines in olive oil... smothered...
07-16-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By Pocko

When I go into a bike store, I don't like staff...

When I go into a bike store, I don't like staff following me around and talking me into buying things. I want to be left alone, but that's me and I know about stuff. However, I do try to make eye...
07-16-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Pocko

The fit is probably more important than the type...

The fit is probably more important than the type of helmet... we all have different shaped heads, and you'll find some brands will suit you better than others... so try before you buy and try lots of...
07-16-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,795
Posted By Pocko

This guy did an experiment... he stole his own...

This guy did an experiment... he stole his own bike in full view - in 7 different public locations in Portland...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4yydGUB88c
07-16-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Pocko

When they came out, I was under the impression...

When they came out, I was under the impression that they were made as a XC race-specific tire. You put it on, it's fast rolling, hop on the podium, then discard it not much long after and replace...
07-16-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Pocko

Warranty immediately... time is a wastin... don't...

Warranty immediately... time is a wastin... don't delay it any longer...
07-16-09, 03:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,330
Posted By Pocko

That pic kinda stops the debate about disc-brakes...

That pic kinda stops the debate about disc-brakes vs V-brakes doesn't it...
07-16-09, 03:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,330
Posted By Pocko

http://media.kansascity.com/smedia/2009/06/24/10/8...

http://media.kansascity.com/smedia/2009/06/24/10/8-ITALY_FASHION_MIL129.standalone.prod_affiliate.81.jpg

Good 'ol Geax to the rescue!

Yeah Zohan... or Zoolander... or maybe Bruno!

Fashion in...
07-16-09, 03:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By Pocko

Pics please!! :D

Pics please!! :D
07-16-09, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Pocko

For a minute there I thought you've just landed a...

For a minute there I thought you've just landed a new rig from a new sponsor Dm, when I read the thread title!

I love looking at protos... no matter who's. It's like taking a peek in the oven to...
07-16-09, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Pocko

Oh, one more thing... personally I wouldn't buy a...

Oh, one more thing... personally I wouldn't buy a second-hand bike that has been repainted. There's just no way of telling what's underneath... maybe body-filler to cover dents, cracks or re-welds -...
07-15-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Pocko

Things that bring the value to about zero: •...

Things that bring the value to about zero:
• Deep dents on the frame, especially the top tube or down tube.
• Ovalized head tube. Engage front brakes and push the bike a bit backwards and forwards...
07-15-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By Pocko

OMG, no!... Jamis owned by the Australians!?!! ...

OMG, no!... Jamis owned by the Australians!?!!




;)
07-15-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By Pocko

:lol:

:lol:
07-15-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,009
Posted By Pocko

Hehe... stirrer! Anyway, look no further... ...

Hehe... stirrer! Anyway, look no further...
http://www.global-b2b-network.com/direct/dbimage/50227348/Mountain_Bike.jpg
07-15-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Pocko

My top three tire brands... Geax, Kenda, Maxxis...

My top three tire brands... Geax, Kenda, Maxxis not necessarily in that order... :)
07-15-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 64,220
Posted By Pocko

Start off with easier trails and gradually hone...

Start off with easier trails and gradually hone your skills up to the level of confidence you need for those trails. OR if those are the only trails available to you, you could do some off-road...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-09, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By Pocko

Rear first then front if I need more braking...

Rear first then front if I need more braking power, although I already have both hands (fingers) over the levers to start off with. I only ever use the front when braking in a straight line and off...
07-15-09, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Pocko

Me too! I'm a Sturdy fan from way back.

Me too!

I'm a Sturdy fan from way back.
07-15-09, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By Pocko

Voted white too. The white one will look better...

Voted white too. The white one will look better in the forest. White never looks good against a white background.

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07-15-09, 06:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,009
Posted By Pocko

Where's Chelboed?!?? .

Where's Chelboed?!??

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