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07-25-08, 01:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,532
Posted By Austin_

The bike that I ordered in the last days of April...

The bike that I ordered in the last days of April (that was supposed to be there in 3 days) just showed up for sale one Ebay by Revolution Cycles...only 3 months later. I'm guessing they would've...
06-02-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Austin_

17" should fit fine, 16" or 18" might also work...

17" should fit fine, 16" or 18" might also work for you too. Just depends on how it feels and what you want to do. I'm 5'8" and I ride 15" and 17"
06-01-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,532
Posted By Austin_

Beware of Revolution Cycles - Eugene, Oregon

Last month, I ordered a bike from Revolution Cycles in Eugene, Oregon. I was told the bike would arrive in 3-4 days. 3 and half weeks later, I had to dispute the payment on my credit card, because...
05-27-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Austin_

Rear shock setups

What are you guys' opinions on different rear shock placement. Like the vertical setup on trek fuels vs the horizontal setup on jamis dakars. Are there pros and cons to both setups or is it just a...
05-24-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Austin_

What would you do?

I ordered (and prepaid for) a NOS Jamis Dakota from a LBS on May 5th and was told it would be here on the 8th or 9th. Now it's the 24th and still no bike. Everytime I call, they tell me 1 to 3 days...
05-21-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,726
Posted By Austin_

are LBDs just a joke or what are they? please...

are LBDs just a joke or what are they? please explain
05-21-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Austin_

ProFail answered my question. Thanks to both of...

ProFail answered my question. Thanks to both of you for the help though
05-21-08, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Austin_

Shimano Derailleur Gradings

In the intro it talks about how there's not a huge difference between alivio and deore...but there's a big difference between those and lx and xt. Where do deore xts play into this?
05-18-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,975
Posted By Austin_

I'm 5'8" and just got a 15.5 inch jamis that fits...

I'm 5'8" and just got a 15.5 inch jamis that fits me well. I was hung up between the 15.5 and the 17 but went with the 15.5 because I needed a little more standover room. On other bikes like...
05-16-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Austin_

NOOB wheelset questions

My mountain bike has been my main mode of transportation for the last couple years, but I just upgraded and now it's too nice to leave locked up around town, so I'm going to go fixed...but I'm a...
05-15-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Austin_

Get a new bike...on ebay you should be able to...

Get a new bike...on ebay you should be able to get a decent bike for that money. Also at my lbs there's a 2007 trek 6500 (non-disc) with an upgraded fork and seat for only 550. Definitely go with a...
05-15-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Austin_

I hear the Kona Stinky is a great bike, but its...

I hear the Kona Stinky is a great bike, but its really more of DH bike. If you're using it mostly for trail riding, it will probably be too heavy and also have too much travel in the shocks for...
05-15-08, 01:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Austin_

I think the dragon comp would be a great buy, but...

I think the dragon comp would be a great buy, but it has Hayes Sole hydraulic brakes which are supposed to be horrible...so if the breaks are whats really important to you...
05-07-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Austin_

Yea, I was thinking about the FSR. The bike we're...

Yea, I was thinking about the FSR. The bike we're talking about has an msrp of 1500. Here's a link to the bikepedia http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?ItemID=10596&Type=bike
05-07-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Austin_

2200 I think.

2200 I think.
05-07-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Austin_

I was 5 minutes too late to grab a 2004...

I was 5 minutes too late to grab a 2004 Stumpjumper FSR Comp for $850 the other day...should've waited on that beer until after I checked out the bike. I got to ride it though, but when I was pulling...
05-04-08, 11:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,882
Posted By Austin_

I'm talking about overall weight. I'm looking at...

I'm talking about overall weight. I'm looking at one that weighs in at around 24-25 pounds (my current bike weighs closer to 32). Most hardtails are pretty light...I think, so I assume most of the...
05-04-08, 10:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,882
Posted By Austin_

Lightweight?

What would be considered "lightweight" for a mountain bike?

Also, what do you guys think about Reynolds 631?
04-30-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By Austin_

shimano dual pedals

I have the dual purpose pedals and it's no problem to switch from platform to clipless side while riding. They sit in such a way that after a few times it's completely thoughtless to switch them. I...
04-30-08, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Austin_

fork type

Its an Answer Manitou Skareb Elite.

The specs are here: http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2003&Brand=Jamis&Model=Dakota+XC&Type=bike

Thanks for the advice so far, I'm just...
04-29-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Austin_

2003 Jamis Dakota XC

I'm in the process of upgrading bikes, but I don't really have money to get a decent bike in this years model so I'm looking at getting a 2003 Jamis Dakota XC that never sold. The bike store is...
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