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04-23-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By thoakes3

I say the bare minimum would be the Specialized...

I say the bare minimum would be the Specialized Hardrock. I upgraded a little and bought the Specialized Rockhopper '07 and haven't had any trouble at all. I may also recommend on the Trek side the...
08-11-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By thoakes3

I have a rockhopper ('07), the lockout on the...

I have a rockhopper ('07), the lockout on the dart 3 is really nice. Both bikes are nice, but ride them first. You can get "buy this one, buy that one" responses all day, but buy the one that fits....
07-29-07, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By thoakes3

Nice :D

Nice :D
07-29-07, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By thoakes3

Thanks, I was wondering what the original price...

Thanks, I was wondering what the original price was. I'm just getting into classics and I thought that it looked pretty cool.
07-28-07, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By thoakes3

I paid $60 for it. I have no idea what it's...

I paid $60 for it. I have no idea what it's worth, but I know that Fuji's a good brand. The bike looks brand new! The frame size seems a little small for me, but I couldn'r pass it up. The seat tube...
07-28-07, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By thoakes3

Old Fuji Absolute find **PICS**

Picked this up at the local thrift shop Friday. Still had the sticker on it from the local LBS that Ive been dealing with lately. That was pretty cool. From what I figure, it's an early '80's model?
07-27-07, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By thoakes3

Ok. I'll post some pics tonight.

Ok. I'll post some pics tonight.
07-27-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By thoakes3

Fuji Absolute 12 spd

Hey guys,
I picked this bike up from a local thrift shop today. The frame is a little small for me, but the bike looks brand new. Just needs to be washed. It still had the sticker on the downtube of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-07, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By thoakes3

Older Fuji Absolute

Hey Guys, I saw a Fuji Absolute at the local thrift shop a little bit ago and they were asking $60 for it. All it looks to need is a washing and new tires. I'm a mtn biker, but would this be a good...
07-26-07, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,856
Posted By thoakes3

Please make sure to at least get the double wall...

Please make sure to at least get the double wall rims. I had a Trek 3500 that did not and it was aweful trying to keep them trued. Will the shop sell you the 820 and upgrade the rims? Or would it be...
07-26-07, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By thoakes3

I've got an '07 Rockhopper. Came from an '04 Trek...

I've got an '07 Rockhopper. Came from an '04 Trek 3500. Like daylight and dark. I paid $519 for the Rockhopper. My local shop sells Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, and Cervello. The guys at the shop...
07-11-07, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 98,957
Posted By thoakes3

OMG! It's Seth Green!

OMG! It's Seth Green!
07-09-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By thoakes3

Nothing. I have an '04 Trek 3500 that I consider...

Nothing. I have an '04 Trek 3500 that I consider a piece, but has a good frame to work with, and is a "beater bike" anyway. Problem is, it doesn't take many "upgrades" at all on an old bike before...
07-08-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By thoakes3

Not many responses. Use the search option. This...

Not many responses. Use the search option. This issue has really been beat to death. You should be able to find more than enough info there. Good luck
07-07-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By thoakes3

Several come to mind: Trek 820, 3500,...

Several come to mind:
Trek 820, 3500, 3700,4300,4500
Giant Yukon, Boulder, Rincon
Specialized Hardrock, Rockhopper (about $520 though), HRXC,
Gary Fisher Tarpon, Advance,

These are a few...
07-05-07, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By thoakes3

Thanks guys, I feel great! Just chaniging my diet...

Thanks guys, I feel great! Just chaniging my diet was change enough, but after cycling I've really taken off. I've let myself slide for far too long, but I finally reached the point of saying enough...
07-05-07, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By thoakes3

Down 33lbs. Yeah!!!!!

I've been riding and eating alot healthier and riding everyday since about Christmas. I weighed 253lbs. at Christmas and haven't weighed since. Yesterday (the 4th) I weighed and was 220 exactly! I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,619
Posted By thoakes3

My local shops are awesome! Every time that I...

My local shops are awesome! Every time that I have a problem/concern, they do everything that they can to help. I'm just getting back into cycling, so I'm not that experienced. They ALL took time to...
07-03-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,973
Posted By thoakes3

I've got to get a pic of me with my riding buddy...

I've got to get a pic of me with my riding buddy (4yr old daughter) so that I can post.
07-03-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By thoakes3

I just bought an '07 Specialized Rockhopper. I...

I just bought an '07 Specialized Rockhopper. I really like it so far, and it seems to have gotten great reviews. I paid $519 for it at a local shop. The guy at the shop and others recommended it. It...
07-02-07, 07:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,973
Posted By thoakes3

What do you look like thread

The road forum has one, and I think that the mountain forum needs one as well.
06-28-07, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,212
Posted By thoakes3

Man, that was the first thing that I did when I...

Man, that was the first thing that I did when I brought my bike home. Off of the pedals and the spokes. Mine didn't come with them on the seatpost or the handle bars. I can't stand reflectors. I took...
06-28-07, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By thoakes3

[QUOTE=mynameisphunk]I had this same question...

[QUOTE=mynameisphunk]I had this same question after a 100+ mile ride on my Trek 7500 hybrid this weekend - I believe I've actually caused permanent nerve damage because my bike setup definitely...
06-28-07, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By thoakes3

Man, you guys are AWESOME. I would have never...

Man, you guys are AWESOME. I would have never known to check all of those things. I'm going to start with the simple things; crunches and back exercises, seat height adjustment, seat position, and...
06-27-07, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By thoakes3

Thanks for the replies guys, I'll try all of...

Thanks for the replies guys, I'll try all of them. I hate having just bought a bike, and slowly starting to hate to ride it.
06-27-07, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By thoakes3

Numb Hands!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hey guys, I'm tired of having numb hands. Is there anything that I can do to cure this? I have gloves already of course. Do any of you guys get this too? It's driving me crazy. I have a 2007...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By thoakes3

bought mtb, should have gotten a road

Hey guys, I bought a Specialized Rockhopper about a month ago, and haven't ridden it much. Not long after having it, I wasn't as happy as I thought I would be riding trails. I love to ride, but find...
06-16-07, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By thoakes3

Thanks for posting pics. Nice looking bike

Thanks for posting pics. Nice looking bike
06-15-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By thoakes3

That's cool. I got my wife a trek mtb a few years...

That's cool. I got my wife a trek mtb a few years ago, but it has the straight top tube. I wish I could have found a frame like that for her. She has an old Schwinn Suburban with a drop top tube that...
Forum: Southeast
06-14-07, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By thoakes3

ok cool! I'll drop him a line. Thanks!!

ok cool! I'll drop him a line. Thanks!!
Forum: Southeast
06-14-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By thoakes3

Oh ok. No I'm not in his group. I'm really...

Oh ok. No I'm not in his group. I'm really looking to get a regular group of guys together, so I'll try and get with him somehow. Thanks
Forum: Southeast
06-14-07, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By thoakes3

'Bama Guys

Do any of you guys want to try and get together at Oak Mountain and ride sometime? They've got some pretty cool trails. Just trying to get a group together.
06-12-07, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By thoakes3

Yeah, but I be broke! If you are looking for a...

Yeah, but I be broke! If you are looking for a mtn bike, I really do love my rockhopper though
06-12-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By thoakes3

Sure!! How bad do you want a Mtn Bike? J/K I...

Sure!! How bad do you want a Mtn Bike? J/K I just bought a Specialized Rockhopper 2 weeks ago, and have been wishing that I had bought a roadie. I love the bike, but the closest trail is 60 miles...
06-10-07, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By thoakes3

I know, I know, I'm a baby. HAHA Thanks for the...

I know, I know, I'm a baby. HAHA Thanks for the replies guys. You're right, I just need to have fun with it.
06-09-07, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By thoakes3

Take it easy on my bike?

Hey guys, I went on my first trail ride on my new bike today. I just got a new Specialized Rockhopper. I've been reading alot about the Clydes having trouble with wheels. Ever since then, I've been a...
05-27-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By thoakes3

Newbie here

Hey guys, I've been cruising the site for a while and decided to join. I live in Alabama. I'll keepit short, but I'm glad I found the site. See you guys
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