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09-13-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,086
Posted By sirtigersalot

i don't care for 29ers cause i like my fat tire...

i don't care for 29ers cause i like my fat tire full squish that i can handle easily but thats my opinion w/e 29ers have there place

on a completely diff note somthin just poped into my head, why...
09-13-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By sirtigersalot

^yeah basically, longer derailleur= able to...

^yeah basically, longer derailleur= able to handle greater change in chainlenght, so if you have a 1x9 on an 11-23 cassette there is very little diff in chain lenght between ur easy and hard gears,...
09-04-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,904
Posted By sirtigersalot

http://cdn.mos.bikeradar.com/images/news/2008/04/1...

http://cdn.mos.bikeradar.com/images/news/2008/04/17/RD-M810-480-90-480-70.jpg

pretty short, work well with that 11-23

if you like the old stuff thats cool w/e (if if you don't wanna drop the $$...
09-04-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,904
Posted By sirtigersalot

they make at least a mid cage xt, and doesn't the...

they make at least a mid cage xt, and doesn't the saint come in a short cage? i assume you mean DH for a short cage (single front close ratio rear) so wouldn't the xtra spring power and less bashing...
08-11-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By sirtigersalot

do you not wear a helmet cause your such a...

do you not wear a helmet cause your such a "skilled" that you don't fall? Well you prolly do where a helmet, even on easy rides, so why is that? Well somtimes **** happens and you can't really...
08-09-09, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By sirtigersalot

saw the title and was really hopeing for a pic or...

saw the title and was really hopeing for a pic or somthin that was like "your mom"
08-07-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By sirtigersalot

if that trading doesn't work out the sd-5s are...

if that trading doesn't work out the sd-5s are like the same thing but w/o cartridge pads and i think they don't come with the long noodle, you could get sd5s and buy jagwire cartridge pads or...
08-03-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,896
Posted By sirtigersalot

yeah but u'll bend a rim eventually, and you sill...

yeah but u'll bend a rim eventually, and you sill might have somthin go wrong on ur "bike" so i'd just skip the bike altogether and go for a run, or if you really wanna have fun you could run around...
07-25-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By sirtigersalot

cactus thorn holes ect will be sealed by stans,...

cactus thorn holes ect will be sealed by stans, so if you expect lots of thorns put a little xtra stans in, that stuff is amazing,

what i was saying about sewing is for larger tears in the...
07-23-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By sirtigersalot

never used the hutchinson, new a guy who used the...

never used the hutchinson, new a guy who used the velox one i think and it seemed to work fine, just sew it up with some dental floss or really strong thread (if its a big rip) glue it up, put a...
07-20-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,959
Posted By sirtigersalot

I run on dirt paths when i run for longer, quick...

I run on dirt paths when i run for longer, quick runs are on blacktop which is a tad softer than sidewalk cement (I don't run in the road, there a paths near me)

never found it to help mtn bikin...
07-13-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By sirtigersalot

yes diff travel forks have diff overall heights,...

yes diff travel forks have diff overall heights, the headshock axle to crown is within a few mm of the fox f120, but idk if you used those press in things, if you used a converter headset (like the...
07-12-09, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By sirtigersalot

711, or 28in, can't stand narrow bars on my mtn...

711, or 28in, can't stand narrow bars on my mtn bike, wide bars give me more leverage and more control. For the record i shoudl use 42cm bars on my road bike, but i use 40cm ones cause I like em...
07-12-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,117
Posted By sirtigersalot

i really like the look of the slx 665, thats what...

i really like the look of the slx 665, thats what i wanna get, its a tad heavier than the 660 cause its stronger and has steel pedal inserts, but its comes with a bash and a 36t ring, which i'd have...
07-12-09, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By sirtigersalot

+1 for hammering, but sometimes the rest of your...

+1 for hammering, but sometimes the rest of your derail is bent too (i know, how does that happen) if after hammering and bending or w/e you mount it back up and it looks crooked, or it doesn't shift...
07-11-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,737
Posted By sirtigersalot

pretty much exactly what i'm saying,

pretty much exactly what i'm saying,
07-10-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,737
Posted By sirtigersalot

surreal: qbp as a minimum order that you...

surreal:

qbp as a minimum order that you have to place they will not exept orders under like 200 wholesale or somthin, so he can't push your order thru unless unless he buys 150 in BS, and once...
07-10-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,737
Posted By sirtigersalot

http://mahopa.de/bilder/funny-forum-pictures/no-ho...

http://mahopa.de/bilder/funny-forum-pictures/no-hope-for-this-thread.jpg

original question: how to get a good deal from ur lbs
answer: Be nice, be chill, be patient, then ask in a chill niceguy...
07-08-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,737
Posted By sirtigersalot

if he still has the bike, especially on less...

if he still has the bike, especially on less expensive or popular bikes, why give you a deal? they know they can just sell it to the next guy for more, supply and demand,

or are you saying you got...
07-08-09, 09:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,737
Posted By sirtigersalot

wholesale is about 75% of retail on a bike,...

wholesale is about 75% of retail on a bike, varying a tad from shop to shop, then you have to factor in the 2hrs of assembly labor, and all the other cost of running a shop, rent, insurance, pay ur...
07-08-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,737
Posted By sirtigersalot

markup goes down % wise as price goes up, in fact...

markup goes down % wise as price goes up, in fact i've heard that bike manufacturers lose money on their top end roadbikes, they just build em for the pros and so their name looks better, but really...
07-05-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By sirtigersalot

not normaly a fan of the lefty, seems to work...

not normaly a fan of the lefty, seems to work just fine (unlike the headshock) but its not really any lighter than an f120, exept the carbon one that thing is so light it would be worth the leftyness...
07-05-09, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By sirtigersalot

i've got an etrex legend cx that i got for cheep...

i've got an etrex legend cx that i got for cheep for hiking and stuff, when i first started mtnbiking i put it on the handlbars, but i soon got worried that i would smash it, also it was hard to read...
07-02-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By sirtigersalot

a newer float won't need an adapter, an older one...

a newer float won't need an adapter, an older one will need the tab adapter for 160mm rotors, 5 bucks at ur lbs
06-30-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By sirtigersalot

normal pump in my camelbak (topeak master blaster...

normal pump in my camelbak (topeak master blaster DX, btw can't believe they actually named a pump that lol) but i carry co2 for races to save time (and energy)

co2 on the road cause less flats,...
06-29-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By sirtigersalot

get back and do it again b4 you phych urself out

get back and do it again b4 you phych urself out
06-26-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By sirtigersalot

idk if novaras are very similar to giant, but...

idk if novaras are very similar to giant, but they are not made by giant for REI, made by some company in china u've never heard of
06-25-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By sirtigersalot

awesome, but i'd have thought that when you...

awesome,

but i'd have thought that when you are sending that kinda **** its no longer unkool to wear a helmet
06-25-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By sirtigersalot

1/8th alloy? how have you not bent that, those...

1/8th alloy? how have you not bent that, those things bend so easy, the fsa/raceface alloy ones are 1/4 inch and won't bend, but they dig into logs easier instead of sliding over like the plastic...
06-25-09, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By sirtigersalot

yeah the longer stem changes the handling and...

yeah the longer stem changes the handling and makes it less responsive like you said,

your other option is a seatpost with more setback and/or sliding your seat back, but this changes you pedal...
06-24-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By sirtigersalot

huh, I had a polycarb fsa bash that had...

huh,

I had a polycarb fsa bash that had metal inserts, it wasn't as thick as the e13 that I have now, so the fsa one was prolly more brakable but i never had any problems, But I had the fsa in a...
06-24-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By sirtigersalot

I agree, unless its super smooth i don't like to...

I agree, unless its super smooth i don't like to lock stuff out, i like to keep my wheel on the ground and use the help to get over bumps ect, I'll use my propedal on really long smooth climbs, but I...
06-24-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By sirtigersalot

I'm not exactly sure what ur gettin at, but it...

I'm not exactly sure what ur gettin at, but it sounds kinda like "I can climb better on my SS" and "fs bikes are hard to climb with"

I think the true advantage of gears is for when you are tired,...
06-22-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By sirtigersalot

I swing my leg over the back wheel and seat ...

I swing my leg over the back wheel and seat

but i've seen people lean the bike way over and just put their leg over the front with knee bent, so their shoe would face down and it would be...
06-22-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By sirtigersalot

freeride hardtail would be better, if you do it...

freeride hardtail would be better, if you do it alot on an xc bike and crack the frame don't expect a frame warranty


also OP how much do you weigh? cause theres a big diff in a 140lb guy droppin...
06-21-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By sirtigersalot

^ my odi ruffians are great, but they are not a...

^ my odi ruffians are great, but they are not a thick grip, are you thinking of the rogue? the ruffians do seem to be made of a pretty soft rubber which makes em comphy and grippy, but they seem to...
06-20-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By sirtigersalot

no fox prodeal? sound like u have to get it from...

no fox prodeal? sound like u have to get it from qbp huh, the rock shox sid is super light, and if you want and 80mm i imagine weight is one of the top concerns, or the marz corsa, prolly avoid...
06-20-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,274
Posted By sirtigersalot

bar end are for climbing, you go uphill on a...

bar end are for climbing, you go uphill on a stinky?


I think bar ends have fallen out of style they where more popular on bikes with narrower bars to help climb, and wider bars w/o bar ends are...
06-20-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By sirtigersalot

cause mtn biking is ****ing XTREME

cause mtn biking is ****ing XTREME
06-20-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By sirtigersalot

you can kinda minorly taco a rim, or nock a...

you can kinda minorly taco a rim, or nock a section to one side or the other, and the wheel is still intact but you can't get it perfectly true, and truing it can throw off spoke tension, so they...
06-20-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By sirtigersalot

when you buy a bike from a brand the only thing...

when you buy a bike from a brand the only thing you get from the actually brand is the frame and somtimes the fork (as with the lefty and some specialized) The front wheel is gonna be made by wtb or...
06-19-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,742
Posted By sirtigersalot

should have stored it in a secret underground...

should have stored it in a secret underground facility that used to be used by the government and is now disguised as a farm, but it would prolly get blown up in the end
06-19-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By sirtigersalot

i'm not advocating it, but I somtimes run a 2.5...

i'm not advocating it, but I somtimes run a 2.5 on an xc rim (one day i'll have the right rim) and on my cx bike that i just converted to flatbars and put the panaracer cross tires on which are a...
06-19-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By sirtigersalot

^ well yeah it will work with a tube, But it...

^ well yeah it will work with a tube,

But it also works tubless if you use sealant, I use stans (i think most others do too) I found when i mounted my non-ust tire to a ust rim with stans, that...
06-18-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,964
Posted By sirtigersalot

the rei "warranty" is actually a 100%...

the rei "warranty" is actually a 100% satisfaction guarantee, The way its not a lifetime warranty is that rei doesn't gaurantee stuff is indestructable, i've seen people return luggage cause the...
06-18-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,742
Posted By sirtigersalot

you prolly get in just as much trouble for...

you prolly get in just as much trouble for hauling 50lbs as you do for 200, and what they should make a hundred trips? not to mension they would searched her house anyway, well we caught you carrying...
06-18-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By sirtigersalot

they sell em as front and rear, but really its...

they sell em as front and rear, but really its only the direction tha pads are facing, (and idk if the rear comes with the additional long noodle)

so if u need to put fronts on the rear, just swap...
06-18-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,742
Posted By sirtigersalot

400lbs? sounds like prices are gonna go up in VA...

400lbs? sounds like prices are gonna go up in VA lol
06-17-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By sirtigersalot

were you getting flat tires on the curbs at all?...

were you getting flat tires on the curbs at all? if you bend/ding in you rim a little bit it can really throw off spoke tension and cause broken spokes down the line, since your riding on roads only...
06-16-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,014
Posted By sirtigersalot

armour not needed so much in those pics, but at...

armour not needed so much in those pics, but at that place i def like to wear it, used every piece of it at some time or another, I'm sure if i didn't wear it i'd have broken my arms at least twice...
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