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03-28-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Jacob C

hard to go wrong either way, I have an '06...

hard to go wrong either way, I have an '06 rockhopper
03-25-07, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Jacob C

I hear there is a nice place over by Kewaunee. ...

I hear there is a nice place over by Kewaunee. Has anyone ridden that?
03-24-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Jacob C

Thanks for the input. I'll check the...

Thanks for the input. I'll check the reforestation camp out when it dries up. I guess I'll have to settle on trying to ride up stairs for the time being. I can't wait for bairds though. There are...
03-23-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Jacob C

Anyone from Green Bay, WI?

I'm somewhat new to the area and haven't had much time to find the trails around here. I've been out to bairds creek a bunch of times but thats been about the only place I rode last summer. What...
03-19-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By Jacob C

water and dish detergent was a winner for me. ...

water and dish detergent was a winner for me. Just pull the edge of the grip away far enough to get some in there and, with a little twisting to work the soapy water around they came right off. Put...
03-17-07, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 757
Posted By Jacob C

I did this at least 3 times last year. When I...

I did this at least 3 times last year. When I endo I usually land on my back. I should add the camelpack makes for some nice padding though. :) I would not ride with that camera in my pack unless...
03-06-07, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Jacob C

Marin Rocky Ridge '05 for XC?

My brother is looking for a bike and is thinking about jumping on that one at REI outlet. We ride mostly XC but there are some decent drops around that are fun too. I'm just wondering if it would...
02-22-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,247
Posted By Jacob C

lol, wonder how long it will take to get this...

lol, wonder how long it will take to get this thread closed
02-18-07, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,736
Posted By Jacob C

might have hit 30 today up here.... Im not sure...

might have hit 30 today up here.... Im not sure you can even call 68 degrees winter
02-18-07, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,736
Posted By Jacob C

Went for a ride today at bairds creek in Green...

Went for a ride today at bairds creek in Green Bay. The trail is frozen solid with a good amount of snow over it. Luckily the main trails were packed down by foot traffic. We only saw one other...
02-17-07, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Jacob C

its all based on your legs and the lengths of the...

its all based on your legs and the lengths of the various parts, there is a lot of info on the net about it. Longer arms give better torque but you cant spin as fast. There is always a compromise. ...
02-15-07, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Jacob C

I ended up going with '06 Juicy 5's, 160mm...

I ended up going with '06 Juicy 5's, 160mm rotors, front and back after talking to the guy at unreal cycles. I'm pretty confident they will be fine after talking to him. Thanks for all the input.
02-14-07, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Jacob C

It sounds like no-one has any issues with them. ...

It sounds like no-one has any issues with them. I am now wondering if I want a 6" or 7" rotor for the front. I am fairly light, normally around 160 during the summer and I ride mainly XC. I just...
02-13-07, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,417
Posted By Jacob C

Good disc brakes have better stopping power...

Good disc brakes have better stopping power better feel and do much better in mud.

V-brakes are usually lighter and in most situations have plenty of power, I didnt need discs until I started...
02-13-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Jacob C

I ended up going with the Cane Creek Terros disc...

I ended up going with the Cane Creek Terros disc wheelset. After emailing the folks at cane creek I found that they are not quite as strong (they claimed 3 foots drops shouldn't be a problem, I...
02-13-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Jacob C

'05 Juicy 5's, any problems? alternatives?

I found a place with '05 Juicy 5's on closeout and I could pick up a pair of them for less than $200. Is this a good deal or is there something about the '05 that would make me want to skip on the...
02-09-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 906
Posted By Jacob C

lol, I guess I haven't been around here long...

lol, I guess I haven't been around here long enough. My bad. :o
02-09-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 906
Posted By Jacob C

replied to by: and uh, what? ...

replied to by:


and



uh, what? Am I the only one confused here? *sigh*
02-09-07, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Jacob C

I have that on my list of possiblities but I am...

I have that on my list of possiblities but I am almost sold on the cane creek terros disc. It sounds like they may be strong enough to handle the drops and they are fairly light about 2kg for the...
02-09-07, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Jacob C

Does anyone have experience with Cane Creek...

Does anyone have experience with Cane Creek Terros Disc (http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/WH408A00-Cane+Creek+Terros+Disc+Wheelset.aspx)? They are lighter than the azonics but only 28 spokes.
02-08-07, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Jacob C

lol, I was thinking in relative terms. I am...

lol, I was thinking in relative terms. I am looking for something that can handle my riding (xc w/ occasional 3-5' drops) that is within my budget (max of $400, maybe that isnt exactly cheap) and is...
02-08-07, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Jacob C

Cheap, strong, light wheelset recommendations

I'm looking for a disc specific wheelset for my '06 Rockhopper Comp. I mostly ride XC but there are some great trails in the area with drops from 3-5 feet and I don't want to walk around the fun...
01-24-07, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By Jacob C

I use my APEX headlamp. That 3 watt LED is...

I use my APEX headlamp. That 3 watt LED is amazing. I bought for a Rainer climb but it is bright enough to ride at night with.
01-24-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By Jacob C

too big but like others have said it might be...

too big but like others have said it might be worth buying anyway for various reasons.
01-19-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jacob C

I put mine on layaway back in november so I doubt...

I put mine on layaway back in november so I doubt they would have anymore but Its probably worth calling around if you have Scheels in your area. At the time I htink they had one more rockhopper...
01-18-07, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jacob C

I got a rockhopper comp for $399 at Scheels in...

I got a rockhopper comp for $399 at Scheels in Appleton, WI. I'm pretty happy about it.
01-08-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Jacob C

See if you can find any dealers that still have...

See if you can find any dealers that still have '06 models. I got a rockhopper comp for $400!! Needless to say I am awefully happy about that.
01-01-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,179
Posted By Jacob C

$100... might a well be $100 off my new...

$100... might a well be $100 off my new rockhopper :)
12-06-06, 09:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,115
Posted By Jacob C

It really depends on where you ride. If it is...

It really depends on where you ride. If it is going to be muddy get discs if not V-brakes will be fine.
12-01-06, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Jacob C

uh, I dont know about you but I dont want to drag...

uh, I dont know about you but I dont want to drag a 40-50lb bike up a hill. I'm no weight wienie but man that is heavy. I would say a downhill bike is probably about as good for XC as a XC bike is...
11-30-06, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Jacob C

The '06 rockhoppers can easily be had for that. ...

The '06 rockhoppers can easily be had for that. I'm getting one. :)
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