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08-28-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By Fable

Get that shortbread swapped for some sodabread...

Get that shortbread swapped for some sodabread and all will be well. Nice pictures.
08-15-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 556
Posted By Fable

I would dye my hair pink, care what ya'll think,...

I would dye my hair pink, care what ya'll think, maybe buy myself a bigger size ear ring........
08-13-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Fable

Taking a bike out of the trash does not the thief...

Taking a bike out of the trash does not the thief make. Fair play to you for fessin' up but if he placed it next to or in a bin....
08-12-08, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By Fable

You bought an 09 in 08. Standard to pay full...

You bought an 09 in 08. Standard to pay full retail. Check the Fisher site for exact price but I think it's right. I looked at the new Fisher frames a few days ago. I may get a Tass later on to...
08-10-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By Fable

About 6-7 years ago I knew a guy who had one. It...

About 6-7 years ago I knew a guy who had one. It was adequate for what he did with it. Mostly riding around streets and 2-4 times a month trail rides. He serviced it often but that may have just been...
08-10-08, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Fable

You can get a Crank Brothers sticker by...

You can get a Crank Brothers sticker by purchasing a set of pedals. It's white, has no words and is sufficently "secret" enough to mystify any non bike riders. It's actually a pretty cool logo as...
07-31-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By Fable

Travel has to do with "style" of biking, not how...

Travel has to do with "style" of biking, not how high end it is. XC gets less travel than "all mountain". Each catagory has a range of forks.
07-29-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fable

Then get your point across the first time.

Then get your point across the first time.
07-28-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fable

Hands down the dumbest post you've made yet. As...

Hands down the dumbest post you've made yet. As mentioned above, ALL helmets sold must meet the same requirement. As for throwing a helmet at a tree, just because you don't see the weakened structure...
07-28-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fable

I believe the z(x)en is more expensive than the...

I believe the z(x)en is more expensive than the Hex. Not clear as to why.
07-28-08, 12:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,064
Posted By Fable

In my stupid opinion I see no advantage. Other...

In my stupid opinion I see no advantage. Other than being able to fill tubes at the gas station air hose. Which your not supposed to do by the way. I've had both and now own a hand and a floor pump...
07-28-08, 12:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fable

I own the Hex. Made by Giro and one step down...

I own the Hex. Made by Giro and one step down below the Zen. I can't tell the diffference between the two. Possibly the weight is ever so slightly lower on the Zen. Yhey look very similar and share...
07-28-08, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Fable

It looks like a carry all pouch that attatches to...

It looks like a carry all pouch that attatches to the seat tube and top tube. Don't know if they are still available. A fteend has one on his ancient diamonback. He stores his phone, wallet and...
07-25-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Fable

It's fine. It's an old bike. It's got outdated...

It's fine. It's an old bike. It's got outdated components and looks a bit dodgy. Kinda like when you look at your parents yearbook. Nothing wrong with the people in the photos, they just have...
07-25-08, 07:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,574
Posted By Fable

I'd place the fork somewhere around 98-01. I...

I'd place the fork somewhere around 98-01. I would be very surprised if it was a 2004.
07-22-08, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,763
Posted By Fable

I've a old Marzocchi Z2 that I cut the boots off....

I've a old Marzocchi Z2 that I cut the boots off. It saw heavy use with no boots and gave zero problems. I'd cut them off in a heartbeat.
07-22-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,763
Posted By Fable

Given the boots ( I'd cut 'em off myself) I'd say...

Given the boots ( I'd cut 'em off myself) I'd say it's several years old.
07-21-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By Fable

When did they put all that stuff up at Clinton?...

When did they put all that stuff up at Clinton? It's been a few years since I've managed to get out there. Looks like they've been busy. Do you have to ride that or is it in a seperate trail. I...
07-21-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,021
Posted By Fable

I'd say, existing and not "dry rotted" would be a...

I'd say, existing and not "dry rotted" would be a great pressure to start with. You can fine tune it from there.
07-21-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Fable

You can get a "decent" mountain bike for that...

You can get a "decent" mountain bike for that price. You can't get a really nice bike though. Do you need a MTB? If a hybrid will be more in line with your riding check out the specific forum for...
07-17-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,622
Posted By Fable

Will you be getting to the taketh away part any...

Will you be getting to the taketh away part any time soon?
07-17-08, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Fable

First ride of the year

I finally got out yesterday for a short ride. It went well but did not rekindle anything. I did enjoy the new rocks placed in perpetualy muddy spots though. I'd like to ride a rock paved trail....
07-15-08, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Fable

You found a bike shop that accepts deer? If your...

You found a bike shop that accepts deer? If your getting that for a doe imagine what you'd get for a buck!
Relax, I'm only teasing. I notice a difference when I hit XT. Everything else vee wise...
07-10-08, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By Fable

I have not ridden once in 2008. Happens...

I have not ridden once in 2008. Happens sometimes. I get bored with it and take time off. I took off most of 2001. Apples to Oranges in this case, just thought I'd share. I unlike you gents don't...
07-10-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By Fable

If you ride on the road and don't shift often...

If you ride on the road and don't shift often they MAY last a while. They are not designed to accumulate miles though. Spend a few dollars more and get the cheapest bike at a bike shop.
07-08-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By Fable

Stupidity. Why is traveling bad but staring at...

Stupidity. Why is traveling bad but staring at the wall at home fantastic. I enjoy traveling to various events and locations. Obviously driving is evil and bad but would it please be okay if I...
Forum: Foo
07-07-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,086
Posted By Fable

If you gotta ask... Try saying hello, go on from...

If you gotta ask... Try saying hello, go on from there.
07-06-08, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Fable

At $3000 your not likely to find junk. The thing...

At $3000 your not likely to find junk. The thing to watch out for is fit. Everything else is secondary to having a bike that fits you and feels good to ride. Stop asking silly questions and ride some...
07-05-08, 10:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,524
Posted By Fable

I've met very few people who are content with...

I've met very few people who are content with what they have. I believe these people to be lying. Human nature. Want what you don't/can't have. It's so common I believe they created a comandment for...
07-03-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Fable

I believe they are just better without the...

I believe they are just better without the qualifier of it being wet. It's all a bit relative. How much do you ride? What are your braking habits like? What quality are the wheels? What do you weigh?...
07-03-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By Fable

Interesting. I am not familiar with this bicycle...

Interesting. I am not familiar with this bicycle company. They sound very cutting edge. I would have thought this type of evolution of the bicycle would have taken at least another 20 years.
07-03-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Fable

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07-03-08, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Fable

Much like everything else sold on the planet you...

Much like everything else sold on the planet you get what you pay for. I'd imagine you'd get longer life, better stopping and possibly less fade.
07-03-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By Fable

Yeah, I'd like to see a shell surrounding me so I...

Yeah, I'd like to see a shell surrounding me so I can keep the pesky elements off. Maybe a bigger seat with some sort of backrest. It would need doors in the shell to enable me to get in and out....
07-02-08, 10:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,138
Posted By Fable

Give it a few more years. They will all be back...

Give it a few more years. They will all be back to neon.
07-02-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By Fable

Your questions are answered right now. $400...

Your questions are answered right now. $400 doesn't buy that whippy of a bike. It's okay for mild entry level riding around. Full suspension under a grand are really junk. Under $500 I'd run away....
06-30-08, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By Fable

Another vote for the Gastro method.

Another vote for the Gastro method.
06-24-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By Fable

How much riding will you be doing? A cheap road...

How much riding will you be doing? A cheap road bike will pedal down the road exactly like a $2800 one. You won't feel as cool and you'll notice some differences between the two but the science is...
06-24-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Fable

Might be a bearing. Might be a crappy crank and...

Might be a bearing. Might be a crappy crank and or BB. Could be an assembly issue. Could be a defect in the frame around the BB.
I highly doubt it. Most low end forks have no after market parts.
06-23-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,371
Posted By Fable

So, you seem to be the person who prays on...

So, you seem to be the person who prays on others.


Like a priest?
06-23-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By Fable

Or they will tell you to walk.

Or they will tell you to walk.
06-13-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By Fable

This is all you need to know.

This is all you need to know.
06-13-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Fable

Read your shock booklets. Figure out where you...

Read your shock booklets. Figure out where you ride. Decide what works better for the previous questions answer. Adjust. Ride. Repeat if needed. Consult LBS if you need further assistance.
I know...
06-13-08, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Fable

I'd give about $40-$50. Really $45.

I'd give about $40-$50. Really $45.
06-09-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By Fable

Hired is spelled thusly. Not highered. I'm not...

Hired is spelled thusly. Not highered. I'm not sure that's a word.
06-08-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,871
Posted By Fable

I don't wear anything. Well, anything...

I don't wear anything. Well, anything specifically made for MTBing that is. I've got plenty of "athletic" shorts that'll work great. Took a few tries to determine which were best suited but I've...
06-03-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,620
Posted By Fable

Sometimes.

Sometimes.
06-03-08, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,959
Posted By Fable

Don't waste your time. Mask off the parts you...

Don't waste your time. Mask off the parts you don't want painted and off you go.
05-23-08, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,802
Posted By Fable

Eehhhh, I would not pay that much. I don't care...

Eehhhh, I would not pay that much. I don't care for the fork either.
05-22-08, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Fable

I remember. I don't want to, but I do.

I remember. I don't want to, but I do.
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