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06-19-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By mike09

2014 Trek Cobia and Mamba availability?

Any one have information when the 2014 Trek Cobia and Mamba will be available?
03-04-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,419
Posted By mike09

Any Cannondale Quick CX 3 owners?

I didn't find much if any about the Cannondale Quick CX 3. Does anyone have any experience or pics? I'm cross shopping this against the Trek 8.4 DS and Specialized Crosstrail Elite. All 2013 models.
06-02-09, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 381,947
Posted By mike09

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05-28-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By mike09

I know Avids are more reputable but my stock...

I know Avids are more reputable but my stock Tecktro's have been working well for me.
05-28-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By mike09

What are the specific disappointments?

What are the specific disappointments?
05-18-09, 01:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By mike09

Rockhopper Expert all the way! I got mine for...

Rockhopper Expert all the way! I got mine for $980 out the door at my LBS.

http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/7518/0503091446.jpg (http://img36.imageshack.us/my.php?image=0503091446.jpg)
05-07-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By mike09

I can't imagine constant top off being good for a...

I can't imagine constant top off being good for a shock. Feel like it would eventually rip the fork apart. :bike2:
05-07-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By mike09

I will try and slow down the rebound and see if...

I will try and slow down the rebound and see if that helps.
05-07-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By mike09

It's not really a loud noise when it tops off, I...

It's not really a loud noise when it tops off, I feel it more than I hear it but I just wanted to know if it's normal for it to top off everytime I compress and rebound.

Wouldn't adding more...
05-07-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By mike09

Fork tops out- Adjustment or mechanism issue?

I notice when I lift the front of my bike to jump or go over obstacles (compress then rebound) my fork tops out, I can feel it extending to its max and it makes a noise that indicates it has topped...
05-04-09, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 381,947
Posted By mike09

http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/7518/0503091446.j...

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04-26-09, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By mike09

Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc +1 I just...

Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc +1

I just ordered a Rockhopper Expert Disc today from the LBS for $980 out the door :thumb:
04-21-09, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By mike09

Need opinions on Tektro’s Auriga Comp

I am looking into the 09 Specialized Rockhopper Expert Disc; however, am only hesitant about the brake component- Tektro’s Auriga Comp. Any opinions/ experience with these brakes? I will be using...
04-19-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By mike09

2009 Specialized Rockhopper Expert Disc

Anyone rocking the 2009 Specialized Rockhopper Expert Disc or any opinions? THANKS!
04-17-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By mike09

How much can I haggle?

I am looking to purchase the 2009 Gary Fisher Piranha from a LBS. It retails for $929 on GF's website. Now, I know an LBS can definitely work with less than retail. What is a good starting point-...
04-16-09, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By mike09

09 Specialized Rockhopper Expert vs. 09 GF Paranha

They are both in the $1000 range. Which one would you opt for?
04-16-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,021
Posted By mike09

Opinions - 2009 Gary Fisher Piranha

Does anyone have the 2009 Gary Fisher Piranha? What is everyone's opinion on this bike as an recreational xc bike?

XS (13") | SM (15.5") | MD (17.5") | LG (19") | XL (21") (Sizing) Frame Gold...
04-07-09, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By mike09

Thoughts - 2009 Specialized Rockhopper Expert

Do you think this hardtail is a good value for $1100 MSRP or would you opt for another make/model for a similar price?

Thanks!
02-15-08, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By mike09

Sorry, you got problems bro.

Sorry, you got problems bro.
02-15-08, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By mike09

No major drops, probably like 2-3' max. Do you...

No major drops, probably like 2-3' max. Do you think the Tora Air is as good if not better than the Recon coil?
02-14-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By mike09

2008 Trek 6500 HT - Opinions? Suggestions??

What do you think of the 2008 Trek 6500 for non-racing/non-competition purposes? The 6500 has the Tora Air and 6700 has the Recon Coil. Would you opt for the air over coil even if it's a model below?...
02-13-08, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By mike09

Nothing wrong. I just wanted to know which...

Nothing wrong. I just wanted to know which components on a bike makes the most difference and considering the frame is the largest part of a bike I figured theoretically it starts with the frame. I...
02-13-08, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By mike09

Yes, I'm currently riding all stock components.

Yes, I'm currently riding all stock components.
02-13-08, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By mike09

Both what components would make the biggest...

Both what components would make the biggest improvement (regardless of cost) and maybe a separate list of bang for your buck/cost effectiveness.
02-13-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By mike09

How to make my bike lighter

In order of effectiveness, what are the parts of the bike I can replace to make it lighter. Obviously frame first and then ...

ps. I know already know some smart Joe is going to say the rider...
02-04-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,015
Posted By mike09

Specialized Stumpjumper vs Giant XTC

Of the two which is more reputable, which do you prefer? Experiences? Would the XTC be competition to the Rockhopper instead of the Stumpjumper?
02-03-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By mike09

08 Giant XTC Alliance

Anyone rocking the new 08 Giant XTC Alliance? http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-US/bikes/mountain/1437/29358/

I'm thinking of selling my 07 Specialized FSRxc Comp (Gloss Black) and going back to a...
02-01-08, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By mike09

Has anyone fit a MR16 bulb into this Malibu...

Has anyone fit a MR16 bulb into this Malibu light?
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02-01-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By mike09

Malibu Light + MR16 Bulb

I bought this Malibu light but the opening is only 1.75" and an MR16 bulb is 2". I recall someone in this forum saying they were able to make it work with some modifications, please do explain....
02-01-08, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By mike09

So for a fact the Optronics QH-7CC fits MR16...

So for a fact the Optronics QH-7CC fits MR16 bulbs, right? I'm not interested if it only fits mr11 bulbs. Please let me know, thanks!
01-25-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By mike09

Are there brands/makes that are already made to...

Are there brands/makes that are already made to support mr16 bulbs so you can just plug them to a power source (plug & play per say)? I don't really have the time/hassle to create a diy light housing.
01-25-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By mike09

MR16 light housing

Most halogen bike light makers (Niterider, Light & Motion, Exlight, etc.) create housing that support only mr11 bulbs. Are there any out there that support the larger mr16 bulbs?
01-24-08, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By mike09

Exlight Bike Light - Is this worth the $?

Does anyone have any experience with this light? I can't find any reviews on Exlight (sold on batteryspace.com). Please take a look and let me know if this is a good package for the $95.95 price tag....
01-22-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By mike09

Light & Motion vs Niterider

Light & Motion vs Niterider

Which of the two do you prefer? Is one more reputable than the other -service, warranty, etc.? As for halogen lighting, according to Eddy's Light Test, Light & Motion...
11-21-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By mike09

It came stock on my old 07 Rockhopper Comp and...

It came stock on my old 07 Rockhopper Comp and only after 2-3 rides the fork crapped out on me and I had to get it replaced under warranty. The manufacturer replaced it with and upgrade and threw...
08-17-07, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,113
Posted By mike09

What's the fastest you've gone?

Just for fun, according to your cycle computers what's the fastest you've gone on your mtb? I hit 31mph yesterday but I know that's weaksauce.
08-17-07, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By mike09

You get what you pay for. If you're serious about...

You get what you pay for. If you're serious about mtb stick with actual bike shops and stay away from thrift shops such as Walmart, Toys R Us, etc.
08-16-07, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 381,947
Posted By mike09

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08-15-07, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By mike09

Help - Rear hyrdo brakes drag

I have hyrdos and I accidentally pulled the rear brake when the wheel was off. Now when I put the wheel on it doesn't spin freely but has major drag from the pads. What should I do?
08-01-07, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,098
Posted By mike09

2007 > 2008 But that doesn't mean you...

2007 > 2008

But that doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy your 08.
07-31-07, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By mike09

26x2.0 tubes w/ a 26x2.1 tire - that a problem?

I currently have 26x2.0 tubes on my bike but recently bought 26x2.1 tires. Can I just reuse the 2.0 tubes for my new 2.1 tires or do I need to buy new 2.1 tubes?
07-31-07, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By mike09

The Specialized website states that the FSRxc...

The Specialized website states that the FSRxc Comp comes with Mavic presta rims.
07-31-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By mike09

That's strange though because it comes stock with...

That's strange though because it comes stock with presta rims and schrader tubes and I doubt Specialized drilled holes into the rims to do this. Or would they?

(btw, I saw pics of others with the...
07-31-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By mike09

Fit schrader tube into presta rim?

I have the 07 Specialized FSRxc Comp. and it came with Mavic X117 Disc, 26", 32h, black, presta valve (rims) and Specialized 26x2.0", schraeder (tube). I thought you can't fit a schrader tube into a...
07-26-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By mike09

I ride mostly xc and light-medium trails so I...

I ride mostly xc and light-medium trails so I think this bike will suit me well. They have an 18" and that's exactly what I need since I'm 5'10", 180lbs.
07-25-07, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By mike09

Need advice - LBS has a deal for me

My lbs is selling the 07 Stumpjumper (entry level, v-brakes) for $1000 out the door. Would you consider that a good deal? Any input would be appreciated!
07-24-07, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,828
Posted By mike09

Advice - 2006 Specialized Stumpjumper HT (v-brakes)

Can anyone give their experience with the 2006 Specialized Stumpjumper HT (entry level, non-disc)? Pros/cons? Someone is trying to sell it to me LIKE NEW for $900, ridden twice on pavement. Is that a...
04-05-07, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By mike09

Gee .. like Santiago said, I'm just thinking...

Gee .. like Santiago said, I'm just thinking ahead and trying to learn as much as possible about mtb. Can't a guy learn?
04-05-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By mike09

Save stupidity and shut your face. I happen to...

Save stupidity and shut your face. I happen to like my bike and it suits me well. Thanks but no thanks for your lame advice.
04-05-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By mike09

No problems at all, I'm just already thinking...

No problems at all, I'm just already thinking ahead. :D
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