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01-21-16, 11:24 AM
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Posted By cryptid01

We have a private group on FB. pm junkyard...

We have a private group on FB.

pm junkyard for details.
09-22-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,229
Posted By cryptid01

12 years later nothings really changed. I now...

12 years later nothings really changed. I now ride on Industry 9 hubs. They have super fast engagement, they're strong, and yes they are LOUD.

BTW, noisy pawls don't increase friction - quiet...
05-05-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By cryptid01

Short answer is whatever works best for you is...

Short answer is whatever works best for you is fine.

There is some discussion amongst DH riders/racers as to whether a DOT or SNELL certified moto helmet is optimal for the types of impacts...
05-05-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,953
Posted By cryptid01

:rolleyes: :lol:

:rolleyes:



:lol:
04-19-14, 07:35 AM
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Views: 867
Posted By cryptid01

With decent skills and high confidence its no big...

With decent skills and high confidence its no big deal really
04-16-14, 11:35 PM
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Views: 1,048
Posted By cryptid01

I've ridden them all, I'd choose these over...

I've ridden them all, I'd choose these over Times:

http://www.vintagebicyclerebuilds.com.au/storepix/8501030.jpg
04-16-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By cryptid01

I prefer the positive disengagement of SPD's (a...

I prefer the positive disengagement of SPD's (a click that pops you out of the pedal) to the vague, smearing sensation of the CB pedals' release. And if your riding includes any hike a bike, the CB...
04-16-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

It would be fun, but for the cost of a Timbersled...

It would be fun, but for the cost of a Timbersled I can get a decent used sled plus a set of Trelleborgs.

It snowed here again today but I'm heading down to my old stomping grounds next week to...
04-09-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

That was indeed an inspired run by Stewart. ...

That was indeed an inspired run by Stewart.

I think Dirt Wurkz has been doing a good job lately, mixing it up with the dragons backs and variable spacing through the rhythm sections. Makes for...
03-22-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By cryptid01

Same as my opinion on used underwear

Same as my opinion on used underwear
03-17-14, 04:00 PM
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Views: 797
Posted By cryptid01

1) None of them, see 3). 2) Park tool makes...

1) None of them, see 3).

2) Park tool makes a decent small kit with self adhesive patches, better still to carry a spare tube. Don't forget a means of reinflation. Don't mess with "after the flat"...
03-16-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By cryptid01

Yes. In 08 there were manufacturing changes at...

Yes. In 08 there were manufacturing changes at Marzocchi IIRC and by many accounts their reliability suffered.

With regards to rear shock, I wouldn't get too fancy, a simple rebound adjustable fox...
03-16-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By cryptid01

05-07 coil sprung marzocchi 66 or 888

05-07 coil sprung marzocchi 66 or 888
03-16-14, 03:24 PM
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Views: 995
Posted By cryptid01

1. go to as many bike shops as practicable ...

1. go to as many bike shops as practicable

2. test ride a bunch of bikes in your price range

3. choose the one you find most comfortable

4. have fun
03-16-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,284
Posted By cryptid01

Since I started this thread, the only maintenance...

Since I started this thread, the only maintenance I have done to my chain is pressure washing incidental to cleaning the rest of my bike. No rust or gunk, still runs and shifts smoothly and quietly....
03-04-14, 09:47 PM
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Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

Heated snowmobile grips on their way...

Heated snowmobile grips on their way...
12-17-13, 07:34 PM
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Views: 783
Posted By cryptid01

Fewer holes/cutouts usually = greater thermal...

Fewer holes/cutouts usually = greater thermal mass which allows the rotor to absorb more heat before overcooking.

Choose wisely.
12-10-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By cryptid01

I'll opine that if you pay 2K retail for a...

I'll opine that if you pay 2K retail for a wheelset, you probably haven't been riding long enough to fully appreciate it. Because if you had, you'd have developed relationships in the industry so...
12-10-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By cryptid01

Why wouldn't a lighter, stiffer wheel increase...

Why wouldn't a lighter, stiffer wheel increase performance?



sucks for you on both counts
08-26-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By cryptid01

Another option: Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring...

Another option: Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring (http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Race-Face-Narrow-Wide-Chainring-Tested-2013.html)
08-23-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,851
Posted By cryptid01

Have you tried naming the cables?

Have you tried naming the cables?
08-23-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By cryptid01

i love em dont cut em

i love em

dont cut em
08-16-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By cryptid01

Yeah, like selling cold beer for example.

Yeah, like selling cold beer for example.
08-16-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By cryptid01

Yep, wrong forum. Try "Craigslist"

Yep, wrong forum. Try "Craigslist"
08-16-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By cryptid01

This forum is for discussions relating to...

This forum is for discussions relating to MOUNTAIN BIKING

I wore a camelblak in NC for many years, pretty sure lots of other folks still do.
08-14-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By cryptid01

What do you think was superlative in 02-05?

What do you think was superlative in 02-05?
08-11-13, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By cryptid01

We will put it in front of the review panel but I...

We will put it in front of the review panel but I suspect so
08-11-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

I bet that looks weird - why do you need more...

I bet that looks weird - why do you need more than one?
08-11-13, 10:17 AM
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Views: 342
Posted By cryptid01

Funny you should mention that - I am in WV with...

Funny you should mention that - I am in WV with wheeliemert right now and we were discussing a fall trip. My moto race season ends in mid September. You're thinking sometime after the seasonals open...
08-10-13, 10:02 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

Nice! I installed a new handlebar. Still...

Nice! I installed a new handlebar.

Still anxiously awaiting update on dans bike
07-18-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By cryptid01

I have the prior generation Evos with the lower...

I have the prior generation Evos with the lower strap, and although they're nice, most of the time I prefer to wear the Straits (I think they're called Rage now), which seem to stay in place better,...
07-12-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

The twins sound the best...the RZ 350 at full...

The twins sound the best...the RZ 350 at full song gives me goose bumps.

Saw this a couple weeks ago, 1972 Yankee Z. 2@250cc Ossa 2 stroke. Lines so clean I actually took photos.
...
07-09-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By cryptid01

Holy crap, look who dragged the cat in.

Holy crap, look who dragged the cat in.
07-09-13, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By cryptid01

Exactly. The X vert R is long gone (thankfully)...

Exactly. The X vert R is long gone (thankfully) and I think it's got a 6" jr T on it right now (which is too tall and why I advised something 130mm or shorter). I had a 5" jr T on my 98 Pro and it...
07-09-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By cryptid01

wrong beats the alternative ...

wrong



beats the alternative



I know where there's a mint '98 Elite sitting in storage...Vanilla TC, BETD linkage, MRP roller bearing pivots...but no shark fin.
07-08-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By cryptid01

Me three. Wouldn't have clicked it otherwise. ...

Me three. Wouldn't have clicked it otherwise.

Now WTF is a news first?
07-08-13, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By cryptid01

If it's the proper size, pedals, shifts, and the...

If it's the proper size, pedals, shifts, and the shock isn't blown it's the best 150 dollar bike I've ever seen posted here. I would prefer it over a 1K hardtail. Needs a shorter fork though,...
07-07-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

No one here knows anything about bikes. Try...

No one here knows anything about bikes. Try somewhere else.
07-06-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v246/pinit/watso...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v246/pinit/watson_zps13d87a89.jpg
07-04-13, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,146
Posted By cryptid01

nope. A 230 lb person on a 20 lb bike will...

nope.

A 230 lb person on a 20 lb bike will always be faster than a 130 lb person on a 120 lb bike.
07-03-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By cryptid01

I wear a bike helmet when riding my motorcycle,...

I wear a bike helmet when riding my motorcycle, don't see why it wouldn't work the other way around
06-24-13, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By cryptid01

awesome photo

awesome photo
06-23-13, 08:09 PM
06-13-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,711
Posted By cryptid01

Looking forward to the new footy sam. In the...

Looking forward to the new footy sam.

In the meantime, course preview for this weekends WC DH stop at Val de Sole:
...
06-12-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,257
Posted By cryptid01

Notable exceptions: Gwin 0:41, Hart 2:05 & 2:47,...

Notable exceptions: Gwin 0:41, Hart 2:05 & 2:47, Hill 5:51

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mwpSo1bpoY
06-11-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,257
Posted By cryptid01

Yeah? You ride a lot of DH?

Yeah? You ride a lot of DH?
06-11-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,240
Posted By cryptid01

i bet it won't stop you from posting

i bet it won't stop you from posting
06-11-13, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,297
Posted By cryptid01

Why are you "very paranoid about getting flats"?...

Why are you "very paranoid about getting flats"? Do you not know how to fix one?
06-09-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By cryptid01

I stopped reading right there

I stopped reading right there
05-28-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By cryptid01

I rode DH at Snowshoe WV this past weekend. Two...

I rode DH at Snowshoe WV this past weekend. Two of our group were on SB66's, and although admittedly they weren't repeatedly pounding the burliest rocky lines there, afterward both of them were very...
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