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09-09-12, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,124
Posted By pablosnazzy

please, highlight where i said clipless doesn't...

please, highlight where i said clipless doesn't help. oh, wait, you can't, because i didn't say that.

congrats. you win. bye.
09-09-12, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,124
Posted By pablosnazzy

yeah, trials riders can't get up anything unless...

yeah, trials riders can't get up anything unless they are clipped in. and i guess all of us who ride flat pedals aren't actually riding up the technical stuff we ride up then?

i'm not saying you...
09-09-12, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,124
Posted By pablosnazzy

yup, it's not BS, they hear it all the time, and...

yup, it's not BS, they hear it all the time, and we sell flat pedals all the time.
09-08-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 951
Posted By pablosnazzy

yeah, that movie sucked! it sucked so much...

yeah, that movie sucked!

it sucked so much that trek built "rad" ross schnell a RAD themed bike for his singlespeed world championship race.
...
09-06-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,124
Posted By pablosnazzy

depends on you yes, in some ways, and it...

depends on you

yes, in some ways, and it will also hurt your riding

depends on where you live.

riding clipless is fine, but not mandatory. i prefer flat pedals and feel there is no...
09-04-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By pablosnazzy

continental trail king (formerly rubber queen)....

continental trail king (formerly rubber queen). because for our conditions (rocky, sandy, hardpack), they are awesome and grippy and last.
09-04-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By pablosnazzy

sweet bike. if i ever get to ride out in nevada,...

sweet bike. if i ever get to ride out in nevada, i'll bring my road bike too....
08-26-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By pablosnazzy

your goal was to finish, and you did. KICK ASS!!...

your goal was to finish, and you did. KICK ASS!! great job, seriously, congratulations. next year, if you do it again, i bet you finish top 3.
08-24-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By pablosnazzy

go to a bike shop and ask, they usually will...

go to a bike shop and ask, they usually will point you to the best trail maps or info. go to a few different shops to make sure. check singletracks.com, or perhaps google "mtb trails in new mexico"
08-24-12, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By pablosnazzy

good question. i don't know. i DO know, when the...

good question. i don't know. i DO know, when the ride ends and i'm on the last 10 feet of singletrack, that is when i crash.
08-24-12, 11:58 AM
08-24-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By pablosnazzy

thoughts and ramblings about mountain biking and philosophy and crap and such

badly written and all over the place, i know, but i don't much care....

as much as i think people take riding a bike waaaaaay too seriously, i also think cycling can be quite philosophical, many...
08-23-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By pablosnazzy

are you seriously asking me? it's a great...

are you seriously asking me? it's a great question, it makes sense. i have no idea why they do it that way.
08-23-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By pablosnazzy

damn...pressure....

damn...pressure....
08-23-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By pablosnazzy

this is my technique.

this is my technique.
08-23-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By pablosnazzy

give way to those faster than you, don't block...

give way to those faster than you, don't block them. if someone is on your wheel and they are clearly stronger, pull over and let them by.
if you don't intend to win, don't start in the front,...
08-23-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By pablosnazzy

give way to those faster than you, don't block...

give way to those faster than you, don't block them.
if you don't intend to win, don't start in the front, but don't start in the back either, start just behind the halfway point in the pack.
...
08-23-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,091
Posted By pablosnazzy

+ rep

+ rep
08-23-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,091
Posted By pablosnazzy

why am i so fat? Guinness and ice cream. ...

why am i so fat?

Guinness and ice cream.
http://leitesculinaria.com/69967/recipes-guinness-and-ice-cream.html
08-23-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,091
Posted By pablosnazzy

true, i was oversimplifying and generalizing. my...

true, i was oversimplifying and generalizing. my contis are waaay heavier than other UST tires, and yeah, tubeless does cut down on rolling weight, where you really feel it. i just don't understand...
08-23-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,091
Posted By pablosnazzy

i never try to censor myself.

i never try to censor myself.
08-23-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,091
Posted By pablosnazzy

weight: a rant.

first question out of most people's mouth these days..."how much does it weigh?" talking about bikes, pedals, tires. one dude actually asked me how heavy the tube was when he was buying a tube. ...
08-21-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By pablosnazzy

if you wanna use liners, the best way to install...

if you wanna use liners, the best way to install them is to have your tube in your tire, mostly on, and slide the liners between the tube and tire.
08-20-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By pablosnazzy

google "semi slick mtb tires" get something...

google "semi slick mtb tires"

get something along the lines of this:

http://www.kendausa.com/en/home/bicycle/mountain/happy-medium.aspx

or this:
...
08-17-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By pablosnazzy

nice CL ad

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/3211066982.html
08-14-12, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By pablosnazzy

yeah, but you at least ride the trail (or walk...

yeah, but you at least ride the trail (or walk it, whatever). you try. you are a mountain biker. there are the people who won't even go near the trail but act like a badass cyclist and can't wait...
08-12-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,475
Posted By pablosnazzy

if you are talking leadville, it's a gravel road...

if you are talking leadville, it's a gravel road to a dirt road. also, it's been done on a cyclocross bike. you could ride the olympic track on a cyclocross bike. if i can ride it on a cross bike,...
08-12-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,475
Posted By pablosnazzy

it CANNOT be actual mountain biking, because it's...

it CANNOT be actual mountain biking, because it's a manmade well groomed course. the "technical" sections really truly aren't that technical. sorry, they just aren't. the "rock sections," while...
08-12-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,475
Posted By pablosnazzy

still not actually as technically challenging as...

still not actually as technically challenging as actually mountain biking. two sort of rocky "downhill" sections don't really make it challenging. it's about aerobic fitness, not mountain bike...
08-12-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 746
Posted By pablosnazzy

your bike doesn't fit.

your bike doesn't fit.
08-12-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By pablosnazzy

i think technical riding is part of it, and...

i think technical riding is part of it, and enhances the experience. you don't have to clean every section or be able to ride everything, but if you refuse to ride a trail that may be "technical"...
08-08-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By pablosnazzy

i have welgos on my pugsly. i would ride all the...

i have welgos on my pugsly. i would ride all the pedals i recommended on my pugsly.
08-08-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By pablosnazzy

wellgo... shimano...

wellgo...

shimano dx..http://www.jensonusa.com/!8uyQxfPw1PqhvorHERVqCA!/Shimano-MX30-Deore-DX-BMXDH-Pedal?utm_source=FRGL&utm_medium=organic&gclid=CPLghIbj2LECFaOMTAodNAQAaQ...
08-05-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,475
Posted By pablosnazzy

that doesn't seem like "mountain biking" to me. ...

that doesn't seem like "mountain biking" to me. you could do that on a cross bike. you could do that on a comfort bike.
08-01-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By pablosnazzy

you don't need to paint your bike, just put...

you don't need to paint your bike, just put stickers all over it. that's what i do to all my bikes.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/835400-honey-badger-of-bikes
08-01-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,720
Posted By pablosnazzy

it will climb better and you will have more...

it will climb better and you will have more control overall. and you will be more comfortable.
07-31-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,720
Posted By pablosnazzy

yes you should shorten the stem. without...

yes you should shorten the stem.

without seeing you on a bike or knowing any measurements, i would say try a 50mm
07-30-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By pablosnazzy

you don't need that. regular grease works just...

you don't need that. regular grease works just fine. go to a bike shop or a car garage and ask for a small dab if you don't have any.
07-29-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By pablosnazzy

well jeremy, here are some tips: buy low and...

well jeremy, here are some tips:

buy low and sell high. never fry bacon without a shirt on. don't wrestle a 300 lb viking nude in a field of cactus.

as for your bike question,

don't worry...
07-29-12, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By pablosnazzy

um...i think a 25" tire is a wheelchair tire. i...

um...i think a 25" tire is a wheelchair tire. i think what you described is an off road wheelchair tire. mountain bikes are either 26" or now 29", road bikes are 700 cc.

this is what i think you...
07-29-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By pablosnazzy

get the gravity dropper turbo. it's pretty bomb...

get the gravity dropper turbo. it's pretty bomb proof. and the least expensive out of all of them.

i can tell you, as much as i LOVE LOVE LOVE the rock shox reverb, it still has issues. if you...
07-29-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By pablosnazzy

yes it should be tight. if you are on a carbon...

yes it should be tight. if you are on a carbon bike, don't over tighten.
07-28-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By pablosnazzy

for hardpack, the race kings or even maybe x-kings

for hardpack, the race kings or even maybe x-kings
07-28-12, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By pablosnazzy

i think the reasons they don't have kickstands...

i think the reasons they don't have kickstands are:
A) weight and
2) they could open up as you are bouncing down a trail and you wreck.

if i could, i would TOTALLY have a carbon fiber or...
07-27-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By pablosnazzy

honey badger of bikes

ok, sorry, the link i posted last time had to stop, now it's on another site, so here is the link in case you haven't seen it.

http://nsmb.com/5423-the-honey-badger-of-bikes/

mods, sorry to...
07-26-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By pablosnazzy

there is no general consensus. we here in fruita...

there is no general consensus. we here in fruita love and swear by the continental trail king. others prefer kenda. depends on where you are.

continental makes great tires.
07-26-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By pablosnazzy

thoughts on the rocky mountain slayer

sorry, had to delete the link to video.
07-24-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By pablosnazzy

alpe de huez megavalanche

here is some video of the megavalanche on the alpe de huez taken by ross schnell and others. this is the quali run. ross qualified third, but broke himself and didn't get to actually race the race. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,615
Posted By pablosnazzy

Serfas or Lezyne is the way to go

Serfas or Lezyne is the way to go
07-22-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By pablosnazzy

we use simple green bike cleaner. we wet the...

we use simple green bike cleaner. we wet the bike, spray the whole thing down, scrub and rinse.

http://www.bicyclebuys.com/item/1736413/prg

you can hose down your cassette, and there is a park...
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