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06-05-04, 08:59 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ions

Unbelievable....

Unbelievable....
06-05-04, 08:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

My apologies for the inconvenience. I thought...

My apologies for the inconvenience. I thought moderation may want to get rid of this in a hurry.
06-05-04, 08:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

Poodisturbing is not a legitimate form of...

Poodisturbing is not a legitimate form of stimulating a forum. At least not IMO. It's far more offensive and disturbing than a simple word joke.
06-05-04, 08:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

If you find a forum that has a fair sized...

If you find a forum that has a fair sized community and does not have this affliction let me know. I've never seen one. I agree people should take it upon themselves to search and far too many want...
06-05-04, 08:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

:thumbsup: You can be one of 3 types of...

:thumbsup:

You can be one of 3 types of people if you're a senior member of a forum.

You can be the person that ignores the new people. Not a really helpful part of the community.

You can...
06-05-04, 07:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

Unbelievable! 1. The rules say "consistent...

Unbelievable!

1. The rules say "consistent use". 2 words out of 14 is not consistent, especially if you consider that I've never posted a bit of it before and my post count must be near 100.
...
06-05-04, 07:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

Ok I'll make sure to insult a large amount of...

Ok I'll make sure to insult a large amount of posters by calling their bikes crap and then suggest someone drink bleach as that seems to be perfectly fine.

Holy **** is this ever stupid.
06-05-04, 06:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

Yeah I saw it. I neither consider my haxX0r...

Yeah I saw it. I neither consider my haxX0r speak "consistent" nor do I consider it "disruptive". Again, I stand by my post.
06-05-04, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By ions

Congrats! I'd be surprised if you were...

Congrats! I'd be surprised if you were disappointed.
06-05-04, 04:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

It's an on topic reply. So I'm ok there. And I...

It's an on topic reply. So I'm ok there. And I certainly wouldn't call it any more more disruptive than the original post. I stand by my post.

Edit: CLEARLY I am not even remotely diruptive...
06-05-04, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By ions

Devinci Coyote:...

Devinci Coyote: http://www.devinci.com/english/sportmountainbikes2004.html

I dunno if it's available in the Netherlands or not.

Edit: oops I'm too late.
06-05-04, 04:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,366
Posted By ions

Our bikes aren't l337 enough for j00!? You...

Our bikes aren't l337 enough for j00!?

You want different topics post em up!
06-05-04, 01:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By ions

Bquicksilver, I saw your eBay choices thread and...

Bquicksilver, I saw your eBay choices thread and I thought of a good analogy for all this. You said you Solo 1 the C5. I'm going to assume that the C5 is not your first fast car that you have...
Forum: Foo
06-05-04, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By ions

People would rather eat rodents than accept the...

People would rather eat rodents than accept the truth? Bon appetite.
06-05-04, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By ions

Maybe you could try going to a couple LBSs and...

Maybe you could try going to a couple LBSs and telling them what you'd like to do. See if they'd be willing to spec down a higher model's components or spec up a lower model's suspension? I'm not...
06-04-04, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By ions

Alright using that formula I get 172.25. Off to...

Alright using that formula I get 172.25. Off to Web sites to find workouts around that..
06-04-04, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By ions

Devinci Coyote hardtail MTN bike. I guess that...

Devinci Coyote hardtail MTN bike. I guess that would be less than $400 US.
06-04-04, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By ions

The people I have spoken to that have ridden them...

The people I have spoken to that have ridden them said if you didn't look down at it you'd never know it was any different than any other fork. You shouldn't be looking down at the fork anyway...
06-04-04, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By ions

GM products do have fairly low durability. The...

GM products do have fairly low durability. The Vette though is tried and proven tech. That pushrod V8 has been around for a very long time and they have it's reliabilty down. There's a distinct...
06-04-04, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By ions

Modulation. You need to find the point between...

Modulation. You need to find the point between locking and threshold braking. The point of having super powerfull brakes is that they offer more control.
06-04-04, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By ions

I'll stay away from the 1st comment but some...

I'll stay away from the 1st comment but some clarification on the 2nd would be nice. Vettes are relatively bullet proof. Upgrading them is really not that much more than any other V8 based car. I...
06-04-04, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By ions

I would use a lockout feature often and I would...

I would use a lockout feature often and I would use the full suspension often as well. Options are good.
06-04-04, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By ions

Every one I've spoken to in person who has ridden...

Every one I've spoken to in person who has ridden a Lefty thinks they're great. I've seen some stories online of them being no good but never from anyone I've met who has actually ridden one. But...
06-04-04, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,850
Posted By ions

Yes. Pushups would help. Which part of your...

Yes. Pushups would help. Which part of your arms tire? Forearms? Triceps?

If your forearms are tiring make an effort not to squeeze the bar so hard. If it's your triceps try doing push-ups...
06-04-04, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By ions

Complete lockout is a nice feature too bad it...

Complete lockout is a nice feature too bad it seems kinda rare. Adjusting to a greater stiffness seems to be the way many go.
06-03-04, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By ions

Anyway to figure out my aerobic heart rate...

Anyway to figure out my aerobic heart rate without the monitor? I'm rather broke. :(

I did manage to find my old bike computer which, stunningly, still works after a few years of sitting...
06-03-04, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By ions

Unfortunately the poor thing is buried under junk...

Unfortunately the poor thing is buried under junk in the basement. It's not being damaged or anything but it's still not right. :(
06-03-04, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By ions

The frustrating part of it is I used to be quick....

The frustrating part of it is I used to be quick. I raced BMX as a teen. I never raced MTN bikes but I was able to keep up with groups easily. I stopped riding for I guess about 4 years...maybe 5...
06-03-04, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By ions

I fatigue fast, should I eat?

I'm just beginning to exercise after a long period of inactivity and do not have very high aerobic or anaerobic endurance. I'm pretty much pooched after 5 or 6 km. It is uphill but still. Yeah,...
06-03-04, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,225
Posted By ions

I've owned one bike bought from a WalMart type...

I've owned one bike bought from a WalMart type store (Canadian Tire actually) and it lasted me one night. The fork started going easy rider on me within a few hours. Here's what happened: My...
06-03-04, 12:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By ions

I figure what I'm going to do for the Dip/chin...

I figure what I'm going to do for the Dip/chin station is basically replicate a power station like in the pic only using wood. I figure 4 4x4s spaced appropriately apart with holes drilled for thick...
06-02-04, 11:23 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 75,357
Posted By ions

97 Cannondale F1000 Upgraded to XT shifters and...

97 Cannondale F1000
Upgraded to XT shifters and Time pedals.

http://www.thefairground.com/Images/VW/bikencar.JPG
06-02-04, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By ions

If you ask a question about fat loss they can...

If you ask a question about fat loss they can help you out there too. There are, or were at one time anyway, a few certified dieticians that post there. TBH I've never really looked for a site...
06-01-04, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By ions

Interesting, kinda like the philosophy Bill...

Interesting, kinda like the philosophy Bill Philips prescribed. Sprinters, boxers and the like tend to be very lean and have decent endurance.
06-01-04, 10:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By ions

I'm around 175 lbs now at 5'7" and I'd like to...

I'm around 175 lbs now at 5'7" and I'd like to hit 150lbs or better while massively increasing endurance and strength. A 10-12% BF would be nice. No weight training except for some bodyweight based...
06-01-04, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,971
Posted By ions

Heh, try a high protein diet and see what...

Heh, try a high protein diet and see what happens! :o
06-01-04, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By ions

That's exactly what I want to do with my Dad's...

That's exactly what I want to do with my Dad's old Bottecchia! It's too large for me to ride so I don't even have to feel guilty about not riding it!
06-01-04, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By ions

FR? XC? DH? Long travel?! Etc.

Having been out of the cycling loop for a few years of absence without excuse is interesting. 1st off there are a bunch of new bike styles. What works for what conditions? What bikes fall into...
06-01-04, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,077
Posted By ions

Congratulations!

Congratulations!
05-31-04, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By ions

$1000 entry fee to dual suspension? Yikes.

$1000 entry fee to dual suspension? Yikes.
05-31-04, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By ions

ohh but Mangos are best! I vote for...

ohh but Mangos are best!

I vote for aluminum. It's light and strong. There may be some qualities that steel has above aluminum but if you were to compare the 2 feature by feature I believe...
Forum: Foo
05-31-04, 10:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,944
Posted By ions

hmmm I think this is a great topic. You can't...

hmmm I think this is a great topic. You can't throw a donut and not hit a scam these days!

Here are a few that bug me:

Diamonds and jewellry.
Wedding crap. See Jewellry + oh so much more....
05-31-04, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By ions

Wannabebig bodybuilding forums have some very...

Wannabebig bodybuilding forums have some very knowledgable people on them but it is focused on building muscle. The url is wannabebig.com or something like that, a Google search will get ya there.
05-31-04, 08:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,615
Posted By ions

Why do high-end bikes come with presta valves? ...

Why do high-end bikes come with presta valves?

Maybe it's weight? The Presta being a little smaller would use less material less rotating mass? Just a stab in the dark?
05-31-04, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By ions

Bikes as collector items?

Does it happen? Or does someone fancy have to ride it first? I could understand the Bonnie & Clyde bikes being worth more... :p I'm guessing bikes really just lose their value as their...
05-31-04, 07:28 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 19,533
Posted By ions

I hope no one felt I was slighting the New World...

I hope no one felt I was slighting the New World group ride - they all seemed like nice guys when we met up. A few minutes later I never saw them again :o but one guy did hang back a bit and made...
05-31-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By ions

Well I picked up a pair of "Surf Shorts" from Old...

Well I picked up a pair of "Surf Shorts" from Old Navy today. $13 CAD so I'll be continuing the shorts over spandex. These "surf shorts" appear to be pretty similar in cut to a baggy cycling short....
05-31-04, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By ions

The majority of riding I do is XC and when I'm...

The majority of riding I do is XC and when I'm not riding XC I'm road riding to the trail so the chamois does help out my butt. I am surprised at the amount of riders that ride without it! Maybe I...
05-29-04, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By ions

What to wear?

I have one pair of biking shorts. Pearl Izumis. They're ok I guess. I usually slip some regular shorts on over them though. I'm a little bashful. Anyway after poking around on the forums I'm...
05-28-04, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,776
Posted By ions

Devinci! Kind of a silly question. Best at...

Devinci!

Kind of a silly question. Best at what? Best XC? FR? Ethics? Depending on what you're looking for that answer will change.

I'm a fan of Devinci and Cannondale they make great...
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