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08-26-05, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 761
Posted By BErad

Check out Raiyn...a meteorologist in mtn bike...

Check out Raiyn...a meteorologist in mtn bike clothing!
08-26-05, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By BErad

Nice. Congratulations! Do all new frames come...

Nice. Congratulations!
Do all new frames come with a seatpost?
08-24-05, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By BErad

www.supergo.com

www.supergo.com
08-24-05, 02:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,221
Posted By BErad

My dear flushes her poo.

My dear flushes her poo.
08-16-05, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By BErad

Took them off immediately. I'm curious to...

Took them off immediately.
I'm curious to know....are bike shops required by law to have those on every bike they sell?
08-16-05, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By BErad

Awesome! Sounds like it couldnt have worked out...

Awesome! Sounds like it couldnt have worked out any better.
Nice plug for you LBS.
08-16-05, 07:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,221
Posted By BErad

Hey! I'm in my 30's but thanks for the...

Hey! I'm in my 30's but thanks for the compliment. :D
08-16-05, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,980
Posted By BErad

Your bike would definitely be fine on trails. ...

Your bike would definitely be fine on trails.
As far as upgrades...you have a lot of Cannondale components on your bike. My experience has been that Cannondale makes great frames and offers some...
08-16-05, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By BErad

New Bike Designs

These are nuts! I can't believe they designed a bike with no rear hub!
These are a little too radical for my taste.

http://www.mountainbiketales.com/Verdra3.htm
08-05-05, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,774
Posted By BErad

Keep one hand on the bar and make adjustments...

Keep one hand on the bar and make adjustments with the other (talking about the adjuster on the shifter of course).
Forum: Foo
08-04-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 719
Posted By BErad

I went for a mountain bike ride last night and as...

I went for a mountain bike ride last night and as I rounded a sharp curve I saw a HUGE bird take off from the ground. It startled me so I slammed my brakes. I could hear the wind from it's wings it...
Forum: Foo
08-04-05, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BErad

Because they're absorbing water.

Because they're absorbing water.
08-04-05, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By BErad

I bet pulling a wheelie would be much...

I bet pulling a wheelie would be much easier....just grab the bar ends and lean back.
08-04-05, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,010
Posted By BErad

[QUOTE=Roasted] Does anybody listen to music?...

[QUOTE=Roasted]
Does anybody listen to music? QUOTE]

I went for a ride last night and thought about this during the ride.
I listen to music all the time...at work, at home, at the bar, in my...
08-04-05, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By BErad

I ride a pretty high pressure as well...usually...

I ride a pretty high pressure as well...usually no less than 40psi. I experimented w/ lower pressure but kept getting pinch flats. I'd rather live with the bouncing around than chaning a tube every...
08-04-05, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By BErad

That's a new one to me. The only thing I can...

That's a new one to me. The only thing I can figure is that people set them up that way in order to ride in a more upright position.
I see clueless people all the time. My favorites are the one's...
08-04-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,743
Posted By BErad

Is that the same seatpost? What the heck did you...

Is that the same seatpost? What the heck did you do to get those scratches?
I like your new saddle. I'm in the market and I was considering one of those. I'm still not sold on the padded "cutter"...
08-04-05, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,774
Posted By BErad

Santiago (and LowCel and syklnut and harov and...

Santiago (and LowCel and syklnut and harov and dirtdevil) is right...the L and H screws arent going to fix your problem unless the chain is jumping off the cassette. You should tune the barrel...
08-03-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By BErad

My favorites are Dirt Rag and Mountain Bike...

My favorites are Dirt Rag and Mountain Bike Action.
08-03-05, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,010
Posted By BErad

1. I'd prefer to bike with friends, but usually...

1. I'd prefer to bike with friends, but usually end up going on my own.
2. I don't listen to music. I've considered it but I'm afraid that it would detract from the attention I'm suppose to be...
08-03-05, 08:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By BErad

Cool. I was starting to think that maybe I made a...

Cool. I was starting to think that maybe I made a mistake by not being "mathematically" fitted to my bike. I went solely by feel after testing no less than half a dozen bikes.
Based on LowCel's...
08-03-05, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By BErad

Congratulations on your success! I live in the...

Congratulations on your success! I live in the South and we've had a very wet Summer. I've had to clean the mud off my bike after just about every ride these last few months!
About 3 years ago I...
08-03-05, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By BErad

I have a Barbieri Titan Mini pump that I carry...

I have a Barbieri Titan Mini pump that I carry with me on every ride. It fits perfectly in the little "pump port" on my Camelbak. It's really light (75 grams) and provides up to 145 psi. A friend of...
08-03-05, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By BErad

I'm curious about this...I ride a Medium frame....

I'm curious about this...I ride a Medium frame. I'm 5'8" and have a 31" inseam. I ride a Cannondale and it has the Furio Mountain Frame geometry. The standover height is 31.1" and the seat tube...
08-02-05, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By BErad

Ditto for the same reasons. Sometimes I fill...

Ditto for the same reasons.
Sometimes I fill my Lobo with a sports drink and fill my bottle with water. I got tired of washing my wounds with Orange Powerade.
08-02-05, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By BErad

(cough)learn how to spell(cough) :fight:

(cough)learn how to spell(cough) :fight:
08-02-05, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By BErad

Even though you're drinking while you're riding...

Even though you're drinking while you're riding you could still dehydrate. Whenever I know I'm going for a good ride, I start hydrating myself the day before. If you're going on longer rides, you may...
08-02-05, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By BErad

Congrats on finding a new riding buddy! I have...

Congrats on finding a new riding buddy! I have two friends that I ride with but they live about an hour away, so most of the time I'm riding on my own. I meet people "in passing" on the trails, but I...
08-02-05, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By BErad

I agree with the other quotes. Sit on (and ride)...

I agree with the other quotes. Sit on (and ride) as many different bikes as you can. I know this probably sounds like a Cop-Out answer, but it is nearly impossible to say that "this" formula works...
08-02-05, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By BErad

As compared to the Cannodale, the GF Hoo Koo does...

As compared to the Cannodale, the GF Hoo Koo does not have a suspension lockout feature, does not have disc brakes, and has a LX Rear Derailleur.
Just food for thought....these are some of the...
08-01-05, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By BErad

I've been riding an F600 since Christmas and have...

I've been riding an F600 since Christmas and have had no problems whatsoever. Some of the components are average at best (front derailleur, saddle, seat post and brake levers) but the frame is great,...
07-29-05, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By BErad

Being slightly out of true is not the bad part,...

Being slightly out of true is not the bad part, the fact that you bent spokes and shaved metal is the key. You'll end up with a potato chip before long.
07-29-05, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 566
Posted By BErad

I handwash the pads and wait for whatever mud is...

I handwash the pads and wait for whatever mud is on the shell to dry...it comes off pretty easily with a couple of swipes of the hand.
07-29-05, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,450
Posted By BErad

I'd say at least 90% rider. Look at it this...

I'd say at least 90% rider.
Look at it this way....if you put two people of different skill and endurance levels on the same bike, who would win? If you put the guy will less skill and endurance on...
07-29-05, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By BErad

Am I missing something? The serial # on the frame...

Am I missing something? The serial # on the frame matches the serial # on the receipt, but the receipt says it's a 19" frame? Is it a hand written receipt? I would think that if they had a computer...
07-28-05, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By BErad

Looked pretty fake to me too, but the last time I...

Looked pretty fake to me too, but the last time I called someone out for posting a "fake" picture I got railed on.
Like SpiderMike I'm still trying to figure out a way to project sarcasm via...
07-28-05, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,743
Posted By BErad

Fart escape route? That's a new one to me...I...

Fart escape route? That's a new one to me...I thought that's what the crack in your *ss was for.
Sorry to hear about your perineum, that sounds painful. I bought a new bike last Christmas and it...
07-28-05, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By BErad

I agree with hooligan...two months seems like a...

I agree with hooligan...two months seems like a long time to realize you've been riding the wrong bike and I would think the bike has lost some value. I think your request is going to depend on your...
07-28-05, 09:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,743
Posted By BErad

Thanks. I was looking at the Flite Trans Am as...

Thanks. I was looking at the Flite Trans Am as well, but I'm really curious to try the gel. I've been riding a Bontrager saddle for many years (at least 7) and I'm undecided if I should go with a gel...
07-28-05, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By BErad

Whenever my chain is popping in and out of gear,...

Whenever my chain is popping in and out of gear, its usually the rear instead of the front. I've never (knock on wood) had to adjust the front derailleur for this problem. Try visiting this...
07-28-05, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By BErad

I use pretty much the same combinations. I rarely...

I use pretty much the same combinations. I rarely go down to the Granny Ring and if/when I do I usually don't go above or below 3-4-5. I mostly ride in the Middle Ring and use every rear cog 1-9. On...
07-28-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By BErad

Welcome to the world of mountain biking and...

Welcome to the world of mountain biking and welcome to the forum.
Specifically what type of problem are you having? Is it jumping in/out of gear? Not changing at all? Just making lots of annoying...
07-28-05, 09:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,743
Posted By BErad

Freeranger (or anyone who has knowledge of this...

Freeranger (or anyone who has knowledge of this matter)...I was just about to order a Selle Italia SLR Gelflow saddle. I can't find one anywhere around here that has a "tester" so this would pretty...
07-27-05, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By BErad

:lol: Great story. Your rear wheel spin is due...

:lol:
Great story. Your rear wheel spin is due to your center of gravity. You were probably too far forward with no weight to support your torque. The downhill part...that just takes nerves. I...
07-27-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By BErad

One wheelset...I also switch tires. It's kind of...

One wheelset...I also switch tires. It's kind of a pain sometimes, but I can't afford the extra wheelset. If you can afford it...I say "Go for it!"
Knobbies on the road is just brutal...both to...
07-27-05, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By BErad

I use the same method as cyccommute. I had never...

I use the same method as cyccommute. I had never heard of Dirt Devil's method...I may calculate that just to see how close I've been.
I've always heard that you should have a slight bend in your...
07-26-05, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By BErad

Got passed by a Cadillac

http://www.earthspirits.net/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=cbs&Product_Code=mb_am27

Not sure if this link is going to work, but looks like Cadillac has taken a page out of the...
07-26-05, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,941
Posted By BErad

That is one fancy looking water pipe!

That is one fancy looking water pipe!
07-25-05, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By BErad

I live in S.C. so I feel your pain when it comes...

I live in S.C. so I feel your pain when it comes to annoying flying insects. I call them "Teeth With Wings".
However...if they motivated you to climb like never before, maybe you should trap some...
07-25-05, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By BErad

[QUOTE=lowlux]i just got this k mart bike a week...

[QUOTE=lowlux]i just got this k mart bike a week ago Schwinn S-40 230$
...... how the hell can they sale these things without brakes, these bikes are not even close to safe and can get someone...
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