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06-08-07, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By bikered

All mountain fork queries

I'm looking to finish off my Azonic DS-1 build (built to be good and quick but pretty strong) and this means replacing the my rather knackered manitou black.
Budget is an issue (300 would be an...
11-18-05, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By bikered

I've got a Crisis, be my Saint...

hmhm, well, the question's in the title (sort of)

Basically, I can get either:
DMR crisis, isis BB and ring
Saint, BB and ring ...
09-04-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By bikered

I think it looks a bit like the new Santa Cruz...

I think it looks a bit like the new Santa Cruz Nomad...therefore very nice indeed.
That site was, er, inventive
08-31-05, 05:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By bikered

Thanks a lot, the bleach tip/s worked first...

Thanks a lot, the bleach tip/s worked first time...
And Raiyn, I couldn't have said it better myself!! Yeah, Killer B, I'm English so that's how I'll spell it. Cheers anyway for your advice.
...
08-28-05, 06:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By bikered

Camelbak mould...

Firstly, I DO clean my camelbak bladder, tube, mouthpiece and air it after every ride, to prevent the obvious although fair comments. The tube of my bladder does, though, have mould in it...

So,...
07-04-05, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By bikered

Thanks a lot...I'd heard stories about the stance...

Thanks a lot...I'd heard stories about the stance line's tendency to break, but I assume this is all over-reactive?
That dosn't really matter, because I had basically made my mind up to get the...
07-03-05, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By bikered

Choice of forks

Hey all, a while since I've been this way...
Anyway, I need some advice on which fork to get. My options are :Marz All Mountain 3
...
04-14-05, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By bikered

putting 150mm on your frame will screw the geo on...

putting 150mm on your frame will screw the geo on it, making it fairly horrible on flat and general riding. Apart from issues like the headtube snapping, 150mm will probably get in the way. ...
04-10-05, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By bikered

erm, not quite, I think you have misunderstood...

erm, not quite, I think you have misunderstood what I meant by 'backpedalling' - I meant letting the cranks spin backwards as you roll back, not applying force to pedal backwards...any more ideas!?...
04-10-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By bikered

aaarrrgg....help needed!!!

with a skill I have spent a long time trying to achieve, but failed...I use the word 'skill' because I don't know a name for it. What I am refering to is when you ride up a slope, then freewheel...
02-18-05, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By bikered

Raiyn: hehehe, that's exactly what I thought!!!

Raiyn: hehehe, that's exactly what I thought!!!
02-16-05, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,156
Posted By bikered

Kona, what're you going to put on there instead...

Kona, what're you going to put on there instead of the 'zocchi - also, what's wrong with it anyway?!
(I'll happily (sp) take it off you though...) hehehe
02-15-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 812
Posted By bikered

on the other hand, if you really want full sus,...

on the other hand, if you really want full sus, save up a bit and get the Savage or the Atomik. They'll be worse than the Manik on the jumps though...
02-15-05, 12:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 812
Posted By bikered

The Manik will be rubbish on the DJs mainly due...

The Manik will be rubbish on the DJs mainly due to the fork - it's so long and heavy it will be a b***h to throw about in the air. You'll be able to ride DJs, but the bike won't feel natural on...
02-14-05, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By bikered

the frame is warrantied up to 130mm of travel,...

the frame is warrantied up to 130mm of travel, but as MadMan said, in most cases that much travel would rake out the bike and make the steering odd
02-14-05, 07:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 812
Posted By bikered

But, the Manik will be fairly bad on DJs if...

But, the Manik will be fairly bad on DJs if that's what you plan to use it for (your original thread title seems to conflict with your present views)
02-14-05, 05:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 812
Posted By bikered

Why do you want full sus...as I'm sure thousands...

Why do you want full sus...as I'm sure thousands of other members are going to say, it's better to start building skills on a hardtail and then when you move to full sus you'll be rippin' like...
02-13-05, 11:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,298
Posted By bikered

oh yeah, that is soooooo nice!! That is one of...

oh yeah, that is soooooo nice!! That is one of the sexiest frames I have seen IMO.
How much did it unweight your wallet (if you don't mind me asking?)...
Anyway, that is a really nice bike.
02-12-05, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By bikered

I sense confusion - are you asking about an xc...

I sense confusion - are you asking about an xc sort of bike or a more freeridy bike? I interpreted the thread title wrongly I think...
02-09-05, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By bikered

also, (just realised=*embarrasment*) he can...

also, (just realised=*embarrasment*) he can change the tires on his present bike, or get any bike and simply change those tires to ones which are as fat as he can find eg 3.0s
02-09-05, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By bikered

sorry, but got to ask, what's his obsession...

sorry, but got to ask,
what's his obsession with fat tires?!?!?!?! Also, a fat tire is a matter of perception, the 2.0s on my Azonic would seem huge to a roadie, but to most, they're pretty slim...
02-08-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By bikered

anyway, the question.... ...the only bike I can...

anyway, the question....
...the only bike I can think of would be a Cove Hustler, but you're going to be saving for a long while. Out of the two you mentioned, the haro sounds better because it's...
02-08-05, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By bikered

right now I'm 15, I have an Azonic DS-1, but I...

right now I'm 15, I have an Azonic DS-1, but I paid a fair ol' bit for it....
love it to bits though
Until that I had a very low end claud butler
02-06-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 89,685
Posted By bikered

hehehe

hehehe
02-03-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,396
Posted By bikered

if you mean that you hardly clear the top tube...

if you mean that you hardly clear the top tube when you're flat footed, then you want a smaller frame size - in the air that will feel uneasy (assuming you're planning to jump more than just a little...
02-03-05, 07:57 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 89,685
Posted By bikered

they just came, sorry about the hopeless...

they just came, sorry about the hopeless size....they were taken with a phone camera. Best I could manage with the small ramp and confined space. Nuff excuses:
02-03-05, 02:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,240
Posted By bikered

A2, that's seriously cool. Well played ma' man!

A2, that's seriously cool. Well played ma' man!
02-03-05, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,775
Posted By bikered

there is a company who have just brought out a...

there is a company who have just brought out a 230mm rotor, I think they were called Alpine-something. I read it in MBUK
01-31-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 314,105
Posted By bikered

Phantom: that's a really good job you've jobbed...

Phantom: that's a really good job you've jobbed there. I'm not an xc guy myself, but still.... it's lookin' sweet!
01-31-05, 11:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,240
Posted By bikered

I'm lucky, I live right next to my school, as in...

I'm lucky, I live right next to my school, as in 100m away, so I go to bed nice and early, get up at about 6:40 and do 15-20 miles on road. I havn't been out for a week due to ice, but tomorrow I'll...
01-31-05, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,302
Posted By bikered

one of the main things about the 2005 ACs (I...

one of the main things about the 2005 ACs (I assume you are talking about the 2005 ones) is that they are light - to go with the 'freeride-lite' trend. But anyway, they are awesome bikes imo.
01-28-05, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By bikered

I reckon you should go down the coiler routs as...

I reckon you should go down the coiler routs as Kona says....they look VERY nice to me
01-28-05, 12:52 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 11,239
Posted By bikered

Maelstrom, I didn't quite get your post, but if...

Maelstrom, I didn't quite get your post, but if it's any help. it's Ipswich in South East England. Don't know of any orchestras named ipswitch though.
Anyway, I've done my history, bio and chem,...
01-28-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 89,685
Posted By bikered

nice!!! I have some pictures on the way, but...

nice!!!
I have some pictures on the way, but the person who took them hasn't emailed them yet grrrrr......
01-28-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 11,239
Posted By bikered

15 in year 10 in Ipswich UK the only income...

15 in year 10 in Ipswich UK

the only income I have is for helping orchestras out by playing oboe for them....
not many people play the oboe, so all the more work for me.

Odd thing is the...
01-27-05, 02:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By bikered

I thought that Hone was going to be a groupset to...

I thought that Hone was going to be a groupset to fill the gap left by Saint - eg as an all-mountain groupo? Mebbe not
01-23-05, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By bikered

waaaaiiiiiit! can the bike actually take that...

waaaaiiiiiit!
can the bike actually take that fork?! I mean seriously, won't the frame get smashed in seconds?!
looks DAMN sexy though....
01-22-05, 02:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By bikered

and you're spec now is...

and you're spec now is...
01-21-05, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,328
Posted By bikered

shall we rename the thread Kidafa vs....

shall we rename the thread Kidafa vs. anthonaut?!?!

Psylos look nice, but I've never ridden them and most reviews on the net talk about strength being an issue? I am vaguely considering them as a...
01-21-05, 02:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By bikered

mmmmmm, me like... mine's built with sun ditch...

mmmmmm, me like...
mine's built with sun ditch witch rims, manitou black 90-120 (not great, but I like the adjustability for dirt or dropping), shimano deore hydro brakes, deore 8 spd, FSA pig...
01-21-05, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By bikered

what sort of budget are you on? (apart from...

what sort of budget are you on? (apart from tight)

also consider full bikes like the Kona Hoss range, another member here has one and seems very pleased with it.
01-20-05, 03:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,646
Posted By bikered

the stantions are the two 'legs' of the fork...

the stantions are the two 'legs' of the fork which disappear into the lower legs during compression, on this fork the stantions are bronze coloured and the lower legs have the 'boxxer' written on...
01-20-05, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By bikered

can't give you pictures of mine as we don't have...

can't give you pictures of mine as we don't have a digital camera, but it is the same frame as this:
01-20-05, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,646
Posted By bikered

hehe, nice a-symmetrical stantions! wonder if...

hehe, nice a-symmetrical stantions!
wonder if they increase steering accuracy an/or stiffness?! ;)
01-20-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By bikered

oooooooooooo....... can't think of a viable...

oooooooooooo.......
can't think of a viable reply so....
01-17-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By bikered

Azonic DS-1 strength...

As I posted a while back, I recently got a custom DS-1, and I really love the bike so far. I was wondering, how strong is this frame: how big can I put it consistently within it's abilities. This...
01-17-05, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By bikered

I hate bar ends, had them on the old bike and...

I hate bar ends, had them on the old bike and used them about twice...*shudder*
I never had a situation when they had any real benefits over the normal riding position, although on really long rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-05, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 458,785
Posted By bikered

it's not on any Bianchi website I have ever...

it's not on any Bianchi website I have ever found, but it's in my shed, so it exists and it's a beut!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-05, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 458,785
Posted By bikered

can't seem to find any pics, but the 2005 Bianchi...

can't seem to find any pics, but the 2005 Bianchi Nirone is a fantastic bike. It's part of the Bianchi anniversary range and ridiculously good value at 555 (over the $700 budget but well worth the...
01-13-05, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 795
Posted By bikered

hey, a2psyklnut, do you speak russian?! I'm in...

hey, a2psyklnut, do you speak russian?!
I'm in my second year...crazy language
anyway, they are great brakes, enjoy
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