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01-27-07, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Chone

Woo! Backflip

Yesterday I pulled off my first backflip :) , sure it was on a foam pit but damn, it still felt really good, once you do it once, it stays with you forever. Heh the best part is I did it on a few...
01-12-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Chone

Today my DS2+XC rims finally gave up the ghost...

So today I was on a nice downhill with my Rockhopper, all fine and good (this is like the 4th time I've been on this course), tires (kenda nevegal) inflated up to buff, everything is working, I go...
12-06-06, 09:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,556
Posted By Chone

Thank god your post isn't about wagons...

Thank god your post isn't about wagons...
12-05-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,556
Posted By Chone

2007 STP! Selling my Rockhopper for it.

2007 STP!

Selling my Rockhopper for it.
11-28-06, 04:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,351
Posted By Chone

Learning to bunnyhop is like learning to ride a...

Learning to bunnyhop is like learning to ride a bike in the first place, it may seem hard at first and you will stumble along the way greatly, but eventually you'll be a master at it and will never...
11-04-06, 06:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,618
Posted By Chone

I would but I don't think it would be very safe...

I would but I don't think it would be very safe and it would probably get me off-focus.
11-02-06, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By Chone

Pivoting the front is a lot harder than the rear.

Pivoting the front is a lot harder than the rear.
11-02-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By Chone

Indeed it also works for just about any other...

Indeed it also works for just about any other kind of thing you can do on a bike, even when trail XC riding, looking ahead and planning your route with your eyes is great.
10-31-06, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,149
Posted By Chone

Neat, very nice frame color.

Neat, very nice frame color.
10-27-06, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Chone

I´ve gone as far as 6 feet and a half on my...

I´ve gone as far as 6 feet and a half on my hardtail... its all about a good transition, good tires (nevegals are awesome) and good body english (this is especially important).
10-22-06, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Chone

Yeah the Nevegals are outstanding, on climbs...

Yeah the Nevegals are outstanding, on climbs where the Specialized Adrenalines would usually spin out my Nevegal just keeps on going... on some rooty or rocky climbs, the Nevegals hold very well and...
10-22-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,672
Posted By Chone

Can "regular" alcohol be used to clean disc brakes?

I'm not sure what rubbing/isopropyl alcohol is but from the looks of it it is not like regular alcohol (you know the one you put up to clean and desinfectate wounds and such) sorry if this sound...
10-21-06, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Chone

Well I have 2.35 folding stick-e nevegals, a bit...

Well I have 2.35 folding stick-e nevegals, a bit pricey but they are pretty good, they hook up damn well, corner very well and even on cement the nevegals are good, hell even some street bikes come...
10-20-06, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,051
Posted By Chone

Yeah indeed, I feel so much more confident with a...

Yeah indeed, I feel so much more confident with a helmet, when I ride without one (for whatever reason) I just don't ride the same as with a helmet.
10-20-06, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Chone

Swapping Rockhopper for 2007 Giant STP? Opinions?

I'm thinking of exchaning my current Rockhopper Comp (06) for a 2007 STP when it comes out... I don't like the geometry and size of the Rockhopper for what lately is all I've been doing...
10-05-06, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Chone

Well I won't skid but I ride on concrete a lot,...

Well I won't skid but I ride on concrete a lot, for trials and transportation (its not much but its there) so I don't want the tires to wear out too fast.

Well I installed the tires and so far so...
10-03-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Chone

Huh?? I'm sorry if I'm not making myself clear or...

Huh?? I'm sorry if I'm not making myself clear or not getting you right, I mean like asphalt, roads, hard surfaces (as in man made).
10-03-06, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Chone

How do Kenda Nevegals do in concrete?

I'm not worried about traction, rolling resistance or anything performance related, I'm just worried about wear, I don't want these tires to go to hell just because I take them to trials once in a...
09-02-06, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Chone

The Rockhopper will handle begginer's downhill...

The Rockhopper will handle begginer's downhill fine but its still rough and you'll definitely need new tires, the fork is fine, despite being 100mm it can handle the abuse of downhill fine... just...
08-31-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By Chone

Thats a sign that you should never abandon your...

Thats a sign that you should never abandon your fox fork! Unless the fox you saw was run over by a truck shortly afterwards... cause then you know what will happen to your fork :o
08-31-06, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Chone

I would save up and get some better disc brakes,...

I would save up and get some better disc brakes, like Avid mechs or hydros preferably, if you ride your bike often and seriously you might find switching back to Vs kinda weird, though I don't know...
08-17-06, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By Chone

Very nice :), I'm still waiting to buy a trials...

Very nice :), I'm still waiting to buy a trials bike... my Rockhopper is a bit clunky for trials I'll admit but the good thing is I need to smooth out all the tricks for them to be effective on the...
08-14-06, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,739
Posted By Chone

I have it, I just don't like it, maybe I just...

I have it, I just don't like it, maybe I just need to find a good theme but I prefer good ol Windows Royale theme.
08-13-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,739
Posted By Chone

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v397/piucupload/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v397/piucupload/desktop.jpg

I like clean, simple desktops.
08-13-06, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By Chone

Why not use a freeride hardtail with an...

Why not use a freeride hardtail with an adjustable travel fork, you can use around 80-100 for street/dj and the full travel for freeride, it would not be the best solution performance wise but you...
08-12-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Chone

I'm not sure if Polygon makes good bikes or not ...

I'm not sure if Polygon makes good bikes or not (and its very possible that they do) but THAT biek in specifical is simply not worth youre money.
08-11-06, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By Chone

Lovely bike :)

Lovely bike :)
08-10-06, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,091
Posted By Chone

I would think aluminum is too weak for chain...

I would think aluminum is too weak for chain material, if I remember correctly my friend had an XTR chain and even that got rusted so if XTR is not the place for aluminum chains, no place is.
08-10-06, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Chone

Yeah no reason for Avid to change what already...

Yeah no reason for Avid to change what already works like a charm.
08-09-06, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By Chone

Well I guess if you haven't tried them then might...

Well I guess if you haven't tried them then might as well not make such a claim :rolleyes: what you've heard is worth nothing here most of the time.
08-05-06, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By Chone

Well actually the Fondo is more of an all...

Well actually the Fondo is more of an all mountain fork I believe while the MX Pro is a pure XC one, that might be where the difference comes from but as far as performance go, the MX Pro is a great...
08-05-06, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 896
Posted By Chone

Keira is king! (well I guess queen) can the same...

Keira is king! (well I guess queen) can the same girl feature in separate months?

That Transition Vagrant is looking pretty good already.
08-05-06, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Chone

Treks are nice, not my first choice personally...

Treks are nice, not my first choice personally but nice regardless, the 4300/4500 are pretty solid bikes, the 2007s are out and they sport some prettty nice paintjobs :)

I don't have much...
08-05-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By Chone

around 10-20 percent onf your travel.

around 10-20 percent onf your travel.
08-04-06, 10:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,747
Posted By Chone

Wow, where did that come from, that looks really...

Wow, where did that come from, that looks really good, a giant trials frame, very nice styling, you should get that.
08-04-06, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By Chone

Hmm the MX Pro is a very nice XC fork, I don't...

Hmm the MX Pro is a very nice XC fork, I don't see how thats a downgrade.
08-04-06, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Chone

What kind of riding are you interested in doing?...

What kind of riding are you interested in doing? I suppose XC, if thats the case, it might be worth looking at Trek and Gary Fisher bikes, I've rode a few and they feel really nimble and fast as...
08-04-06, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Chone

I went to see a fair share of tires at my LBS,...

I went to see a fair share of tires at my LBS, among them was the Nevegal and Blue Groove, the Blue Groove was similar to the Nevegal except a little less aggresive, looks like a Nevegal front/Blue...
08-04-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chone

Thats a pretty slick and cool 4300 :) Congrats on...

Thats a pretty slick and cool 4300 :) Congrats on the red pedals.
08-03-06, 11:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,765
Posted By Chone

Your fault for not buying a singlespeed :)

Your fault for not buying a singlespeed :)
08-03-06, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By Chone

very nices gasoline powered bikes, especially...

very nices gasoline powered bikes, especially the gasoline powered mountain bike, the roadie is still nice though :)
08-03-06, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Chone

Wow, you want a dual suspension with disc brakes...

Wow, you want a dual suspension with disc brakes at 500$?

You will be better looking at hardtail with v-brakes, a dual suspension bike with vs at the 500$ is just not worth it and unless you are...
08-03-06, 08:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,747
Posted By Chone

Now, cursing aside, I one hundred percent agree...

Now, cursing aside, I one hundred percent agree with Jason222, if the fork was the cause for the frame failure, it would have been a headtube failure, additionally, many bruisers (a few reported on...
08-03-06, 03:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,874
Posted By Chone

Thats tacky looking (the BCD) I didn't like it,...

Thats tacky looking (the BCD) I didn't like it, but obviously thats just an opinion and its MINE.
08-02-06, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Chone

Yeah bigger is definitely not better, just look...

Yeah bigger is definitely not better, just look at Microsoft as compared to Apple, or for that matter Manitou as compared to Avalanche Racing.
08-02-06, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,387
Posted By Chone

Man thats so nice, the Totem fork rules.

Man thats so nice, the Totem fork rules.
08-01-06, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Chone

Look at Norco's freeride hardtails, at your...

Look at Norco's freeride hardtails, at your pricerange you have the Sasquatch at 1065$ and the Manik for 1245$.
...
08-01-06, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By Chone

LOL, who would make a gold bike other than for...

LOL, who would make a gold bike other than for the bling bling factor or as a collectible bike?
08-01-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By Chone

We are all recreational riders, last time I...

We are all recreational riders, last time I checked I wasn't riding for money or racing or anything like that, I was riding to have fun which in turn is recreation.
08-01-06, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By Chone

Body position I wager.

Body position I wager.
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