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Forum: Southeast
08-16-07, 02:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

Hey guys, It's amazingly hot out there these...

Hey guys,

It's amazingly hot out there these days. I've recently moved. I now live @ eagles trail. Once the weather becomes palatable i want to start riding with some of you guys.
Forum: Southeast
06-28-07, 05:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

roading is boring to me lol. i need to go ahead...

roading is boring to me lol. i need to go ahead and get a road bike so i can keep up with you guys
Forum: Southeast
06-28-07, 02:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

Who is doing what this weekend?

Who is doing what this weekend?
Forum: Southeast
06-25-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

About nancy, she has been basically no help to...

About nancy, she has been basically no help to me. every time i go in there she treats me like i'm a bother, i really am not impressed with either bike shops in town. I dont really enjoy trace...
06-25-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By giant_kyle

i'm 6'7" 285, and i got my giant yukon a couple...

i'm 6'7" 285, and i got my giant yukon a couple weeks ago. i LOVE IT. took it on some single track this weekend and did well. especially considering i'd never ridden before. highly reccomended. ...
Forum: Southeast
06-19-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

Cool, according to my cyclo-computer i'm...

Cool, according to my cyclo-computer i'm averaging about 15 on the "uphill" portion of the trace, and 18 on my way back down to my apt. This is on my MTB, hrm i wonder what i could do with a roadie:)
Forum: Southeast
06-16-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

i can hop on the long leaf right behind my apt. ...

i can hop on the long leaf right behind my apt. Hob, we should def meet up sometime. Though i have a MTB and you're riding a roadie, i dont guess i'd slow you down too much. What's your average...
Forum: Southeast
06-11-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

Alrighty, i bought an 07 Giant Yukon 24"...

Alrighty, i bought an 07 Giant Yukon 24" saturday. I'm chompin at the bit to do some riding.
06-11-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

cross chain. is that like making the chain run...

cross chain. is that like making the chain run like \ and not |
06-11-07, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Thus far it's great. I have noticed some...

Thus far it's great. I have noticed some "clatter" under hard accel. Does that just mean i need to shift to a lower gear? am i torqueing too much?
06-10-07, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

i bought the bike saturday. added a sigma...

i bought the bike saturday. added a sigma computer and the grand total was 525. my helmet, gloves, shorts, and hydration pack should come in monday/tuesday... then off to the trails!
06-08-07, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Yeah, they have done odds before. the 06 was a...

Yeah, they have done odds before. the 06 was a 25"
06-07-07, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Okay, that bike only comes in a 21". what are...

Okay, that bike only comes in a 21". what are you even talking about?
06-07-07, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Components are better, and i can't seem to get...

Components are better, and i can't seem to get any of my shops to pull in a properly sized hardrock or rock hopper for me to try. I rode a trek 4500 yesterday and hated it(24") so i'll be getting...
06-06-07, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Dern, discount for cash? i can do that lol.

Dern, discount for cash? i can do that lol.
06-05-07, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Well great. I'll be getting mine. and they are...

Well great. I'll be getting mine. and they are going to be swapping out the tires. and maybe the seat as well. I'm getting the b/a (road) version but like i said they are going to swap what i want:)
06-05-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Yeah, the hardrock does go upto a 24, but the...

Yeah, the hardrock does go upto a 24, but the components on the yukon are much better. looks like i'll be snagging this bad boy this weekend. woot
06-05-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Yeah, i'm a big MOFO. I come in at about 6'7" and...

Yeah, i'm a big MOFO. I come in at about 6'7" and 275lbs. I've had lots of folks try to talk me into a 29er, but 500 is the top of my budget and the only 29er i can get is a SS. So no go.
06-05-07, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,549
Posted By giant_kyle

Giant Yukon

Well guys, i got a LBS to find me a 24" Yukon. They're selling it for the $470, and unless any of you guys can sway me with something comparably priced/equipped it shall be mine this weekend.
Forum: Southeast
05-31-07, 01:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

well, i dont have a bike. I do mugshots'...

well, i dont have a bike. I do mugshots' computer work on the side:) great hamburgers!
05-31-07, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

Yep, but i can't find another 24" anywhere. Well...

Yep, but i can't find another 24" anywhere. Well except cali and they want another 100 to ship it. I might just slowly build a bike. that'd be more fun to me anyway. point me to some good sights:)
Forum: Southeast
05-31-07, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

haha, i live off of fourth for now. ...

haha, i live off of fourth for now. Fountainbleau Apts. Right across from USM.
05-28-07, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By giant_kyle

I'd love to build my own bike since i can't...

I'd love to build my own bike since i can't afford one of the pre-built bikes that will fit me. 6'7" 280. Where would you guys reccomend we look for parts etc? i check nashbar on ocassion. ...
05-27-07, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

The giant frames are completly different than the...

The giant frames are completly different than the trek bikes. but yes the only differences in these bikes is the hardware, and the way the bike fits. thus far, i like how the giants fit. I need to...
05-27-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

Yeah, well i wont be buying from them. Just a...

Yeah, well i wont be buying from them. Just a bad taste. But i will find a place. The other dealer said that they do not have any 24"ers in the distribution warehouse right now so i'll be...
05-26-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

Well, i rode the 24" Giant and i love it. I had...

Well, i rode the 24" Giant and i love it. I had a bad experience at the shop though. They had the bike priced at $520 which included 3 "free" tune-ups. This is about 50 over MSRP. I called around...
05-25-07, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

Well, the giant sounded like it was giong to fall...

Well, the giant sounded like it was giong to fall apart under me. I'll call the specialized shop tomorrow and see if they have anything.
05-25-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

I just got back from riding the Giant and it fit...

I just got back from riding the Giant and it fit me well. But i would DEFINATLY bottom out the shock if i were to hit a big bump, and when pedling under load the gears would chatter. i dont know...
05-25-07, 05:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,068
Posted By giant_kyle

i'd assume like a bump. with maybe a squirt or a...

i'd assume like a bump. with maybe a squirt or a crunch. what kind of question is that?
05-25-07, 04:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

Other than preference, can you tell me why?

Other than preference, can you tell me why?
05-24-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

you obviously didn't read the first post. thanks...

you obviously didn't read the first post. thanks for your waste of time though!
05-24-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

awesome, thanks guys. i'll let you know how it...

awesome, thanks guys. i'll let you know how it goes, and i did not realize that about the top tube on the gary fishers. What exactly are they measuring if it's not the top tube for the "size"? ...
05-24-07, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

I was told by our LBS that gary fisher bikes are...

I was told by our LBS that gary fisher bikes are smaller, and that i'd not fit on them. remember 6'7" :(
05-24-07, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

One of our LBS is awaiting a shipment of...

One of our LBS is awaiting a shipment of Specialized. I"ve got to wait a week or two before they assemble one my size. I'm going to ride the Giant today, so i will have some direct input for it. ...
05-24-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By giant_kyle

Trek Vs. Giant Personal experience?

Hey guys, i've done quite a bit of reading on here and i've learned a good bit. Thanks for all the resources you guys provide. Now, I, being of grandier stature have had a hard time finding bikes...
05-23-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

what are you talkin about?

what are you talkin about?
05-23-07, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

That bike only comes in a 21"......There have got...

That bike only comes in a 21"......There have got to be tall bikers. i dont understand.
05-23-07, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By giant_kyle

Well, you're a normal size. No bike shops in any...

Well, you're a normal size. No bike shops in any of the surrounding cities carry any bikes my size in stock. try being 6'7" it blows for stuff like this. i've yet to find a bike.
05-21-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By giant_kyle

Just called Scheels in hopes of finding one of...

Just called Scheels in hopes of finding one of these amazingly priced bikes...So the hunt for the largest RH is in progress. being 6'7" sucks sometimes.
05-20-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By giant_kyle

you can do 115, but not 130?

you can do 115, but not 130?
05-19-07, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

So are there any 29ers in my price-range that are...

So are there any 29ers in my price-range that are worth buying? b/c 400 was originally my price range, but i was told by all the LBS that i'd basicly destroy bikes b/c of my weight/stregnth in the...
05-18-07, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

Sweet, what exactly is a 29er? is that the wheels...

Sweet, what exactly is a 29er? is that the wheels size? it's just so hard to find something in a LBS that i can sit on... makes life hard. anything else guys?
05-18-07, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By giant_kyle

If you had $500 to spend.....

and you were 6'7" 285lbs, planned to ride on roads and light/moderate singletrack, and this is the first bike you've bought since you were a kid....

What would you get? I'm having a hard time...
Forum: Southeast
05-11-07, 09:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

Awesome, i'll have to look it up once i get a...

Awesome, i'll have to look it up once i get a bike, and feel comfortable to take some trails
05-11-07, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By giant_kyle

well, i dont plan to be breaking any records, is...

well, i dont plan to be breaking any records, is it an adjustable fork?
Forum: Southeast
05-10-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By giant_kyle

Hattiesburg, MS

Any locals? or southern/central Mississippians that do some mountain biking, or anything?
05-08-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By giant_kyle

Alrighty, Supra, thanks for your help with...

Alrighty,

Supra, thanks for your help with this. From talking with some guys at several LBSs i've decided to go with the Hardrock Sport 24". 389 isn't a bad price, and i think i'll like it.
...
05-08-07, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By giant_kyle

What about a 24" Specialized Hardrock?

What about a 24" Specialized Hardrock?
05-08-07, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By giant_kyle

we've got a rail to trail conversion that i'd do...

we've got a rail to trail conversion that i'd do some riding on, but i'd also like to be able to do some off road trails etc. There are some good trails in meridian, ms and i want somethign than can...
05-07-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By giant_kyle

i really dont see how you fit on a 21". i was on...

i really dont see how you fit on a 21". i was on a 23" and felt cramped as all get out. That aside, what should i look for used? i dont want to spend a small mint because well, i dont really have a...
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