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06-25-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By nodnerb

I didn't measure. 50-70 or so. In fact I'm not...

I didn't measure. 50-70 or so. In fact I'm not even sure the one I put on is a 120, might be 100. All I know is after all last year and this year finding the cockpit cramped, I finally put one I had...
06-25-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By nodnerb

I prefer the avids myself. And as far as I know,...

I prefer the avids myself. And as far as I know, so do most others. Way easier to adjust and just feel nicer and more powerful.

I would go with the Marlin myself if they both fit well.
06-25-09, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By nodnerb

Anything wrong with......

.....low rise bars with a 120mm stem? The stock setup on my 08 rockhopper was just too short in the cockpit for me. I did the switch to a ritchey pro logic 120 stem and low rise RF evolve xc bars I...
Forum: Foo
05-06-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 393
Posted By nodnerb

But put some of this on it too. ...

But put some of this on it too.

http://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/squeez-bacon.html

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm282/Ethring/squeez-bacon-food-demotivational-po.jpg
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08-29-08, 06:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 996
Posted By nodnerb

I love my bb curve. I think I'd be pretty...

I love my bb curve. I think I'd be pretty irritated with any phone without a manual, nevermind a pda phone. And as for the pearl, yeah, I think the 2 letters per key would take a lot of getting used...
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08-29-08, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By nodnerb

I did it and had no problems. Not saying that you...

I did it and had no problems. Not saying that you won't though. It is microsoft after all. There are many security fixes and stuff too. Apparently, at some point in the near future it is supposed to...
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06-03-08, 08:54 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,514
Posted By nodnerb

DAMMIT! Foiled again. :D

DAMMIT! Foiled again. :D
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06-03-08, 08:51 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,514
Posted By nodnerb

Mine is a very complex riddle.

Mine is a very complex riddle.
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06-03-08, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By nodnerb

Anyone with a GPS phone?

I was wondering what charges there are for using the gps on a cell phone? Does it use up your regular data? Or nothing at all. That would be hard to believe though, a cellular provider *not* gouging...
05-25-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By nodnerb

You'd be *very* lucky to get $100 for it.

You'd be *very* lucky to get $100 for it.
05-24-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By nodnerb

Glad you solved the problem. But, is there a...

Glad you solved the problem. But, is there a chance you were cross chaining, causeing the problem in the first place? Just be sure you aren't going to wear out the new one pre maturely.
05-24-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By nodnerb

lol. That's my usual routine too.

lol. That's my usual routine too.
05-24-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By nodnerb

Yeah, I'd do it. I hate it when you get poor...

Yeah, I'd do it. I hate it when you get poor service and then they disrespect you as well by never letting you know the deal. It's their fault. Just be damn good and sure you can get your money back....
05-14-08, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By nodnerb

Pictures required of all new bikes in this...

Pictures required of all new bikes in this forum!!!

Preferably dirty.
05-13-08, 07:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,960
Posted By nodnerb

I have a funny feeling that two machined aluminum...

I have a funny feeling that two machined aluminum cups and a pair of bearings can be made for cheaper than ~$140 min.
Cost of aluminum-Nill
Cost of bearings-Nill
Cost of machining-Miniscule
CK...
05-13-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,960
Posted By nodnerb

The same reason people are gold plating their...

The same reason people are gold plating their teeth with grills. *BLING BLING*
No other reason imo.
05-12-08, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By nodnerb

I have an 08 rockhopper pro disk and it is...

I have an 08 rockhopper pro disk and it is amazing!!!

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk84/Nodnerb1/100_0500.jpg
04-18-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By nodnerb

Yeah, I definitely don't know either. Hope...

Yeah, I definitely don't know either.
Hope this helps.
Anyone else not know?
04-15-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By nodnerb

I could see that being possible. Very unlikely....

I could see that being possible. Very unlikely. It could happen with discs or v's though. Are your tires perhaps under inflated? The more pressure you have in the tire, the more force there will be...
04-12-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By nodnerb

Yeah, Fisher is the best bike from a component...

Yeah, Fisher is the best bike from a component point of view. I agree.
04-12-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By nodnerb

No doubt. Disk brakes have been around for, what,...

No doubt. Disk brakes have been around for, what, 15 years now? Not on every available bike at first of course. It has been improved on consistently for 15 years and implemented almost exclusively on...
04-11-08, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By nodnerb

Yeah , you might have trouble finding a high end...

Yeah , you might have trouble finding a high end bike with v's unless it is used or online. I think some online places still stock a number of v equipped bikes while LBS's typically don't.

If...
04-10-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By nodnerb

Some like sram some like shimano. I am a new fan...

Some like sram some like shimano. I am a new fan of sram after many years a shimano fan. But, to each their own. Both are good, I just like sram better. However, that is for derailleurs and shifters....
04-10-08, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By nodnerb

Front deraileurs are cheap. Get a shimano altus,...

Front deraileurs are cheap. Get a shimano altus, alivio, or deore. The clamp size should be stamped on the inside of the clamp. You'll have to take it off to see. I'm not sure if an actual...
04-10-08, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By nodnerb

Right. And I am coming from many years of using...

Right. And I am coming from many years of using xt shifters and deraileurs almost exculsively. I've gone through many new cables and versions of the xt line and have never experienced the crispness...
04-09-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By nodnerb

Sram drivetrains rock!

My god, sram deraileurs are king compared to shimano. I've been an avid(no pun intended) shimano fan for so many years but damn, what a differnece. The new rockhopper has and x-7 rear and x-5...
04-09-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By nodnerb

YEah, those are low end brakes. They are on a lot...

YEah, those are low end brakes. They are on a lot of entry level bikes. You might just need new pads and to have them adjusted and they'll likely be ok for you.
If you are dead set on some new...
04-09-08, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By nodnerb

What kind of brakes are on it? Is the bike new? ...

What kind of brakes are on it? Is the bike new?
Disc brakes have a much softer feel than v brakes. That is one of their advantages. The brakes are modulated and not simply on or off like v's.
04-09-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By nodnerb

The giant is, by far, the better bike and brand...

The giant is, by far, the better bike and brand name.
04-08-08, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,042
Posted By nodnerb

That's kind of an odd question. Mostly because,...

That's kind of an odd question. Mostly because, they are both by the same brand. Obviously the ranier is the better bike. The upgrades are worth it, but that all depends on your budget. At some...
04-08-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By nodnerb

You have good eyes. I have the bike in front of...

You have good eyes. I have the bike in front of me and I didn't even see that. Too much else to look at with a new ride I guess.
04-08-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By nodnerb

You mean on the down tube? Already removed....

You mean on the down tube? Already removed. Riding was at the top of my list. I've cleaned it since the ride too.
04-08-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By nodnerb

Thanks man. It was $1278 canadian. The saddle is...

Thanks man. It was $1278 canadian. The saddle is a Specialized indy xc 143.
04-08-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By nodnerb

Pulled the trigger, as expected. (pics)

Bought the 08 rockhopper pro. No really clean pics. First priority was swapping a few parts I want to keep from the old steed(raceface seatpost, canecreek lockons) and then riding in some mud. Only...
04-07-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By nodnerb

Might pull the trigger tomorrow...

.....on a 2008 Rochhopper pro disc.
http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?sid=08Rockhopper

Any opinions, good or bad?

edit: price is ~$1350 canadian. Haven't seen it cheaper yet.
04-07-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,661
Posted By nodnerb

Hell of a nice bike. Holy crap. However, first...

Hell of a nice bike. Holy crap.
However, first thing I *wouldn't* have done is gone on to the most popular bike forum on the net and post the story. Someone who owns a $4200 Specialized bike stands...
04-07-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By nodnerb

Yep.

Yep.
04-07-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 498
Posted By nodnerb

I agree.

I agree.
03-29-08, 08:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By nodnerb

Agree 100%. Good post!!!

Agree 100%. Good post!!!
03-29-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By nodnerb

Werzt troll evaz.

Werzt troll evaz.
03-27-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By nodnerb

Grow up. Out of your 4 posts. Two of them were...

Grow up. Out of your 4 posts. Two of them were telling other people to get their money back on their new bike and go buy a rockhopper instead because their bike sucks. People don't really "respect"...
03-26-08, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By nodnerb

Yikes. I was hoping for ~$1000. I spent over...

Yikes. I was hoping for ~$1000. I spent over $2000 building it up 2 summers ago with a lot of good deals and it's hardly been ridden. Maybe I'll have to part it out.
03-25-08, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By nodnerb

I know these threads suck. What would you pay?

For this bike....

Virtually perfect condition. Only a few scratches here and there. Not ridden hard. All parts bought recently and brand new.

03 mountain cycle rumble frame large
05 dirt...
01-16-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Lol
Views: 472
Posted By nodnerb

Noooo. The brake rotor is on the correct side of...

Noooo. The brake rotor is on the correct side of the wheel, the fork is put on backwards though with the stem facing the right way. Veeeery clever build. lol
01-10-08, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By nodnerb

It's a sweet bike, no doubt. Most people though,...

It's a sweet bike, no doubt. Most people though, start out with something a little less expensive. IE.....$1500 range for full suspension. But, if you got the money, go for it. It would jsut suck if...
01-04-08, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By nodnerb

Here's a p2 from the clearance section of a...

Here's a p2 from the clearance section of a canadian site. $429 with a DJ pro fork, boxguide, seatpost clamp and stem.

http://www.ramsays-online.com/ Go to the clearance section.
12-18-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By nodnerb

I would get the piranha because it has the better...

I would get the piranha because it has the better fork.
11-29-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,653
Posted By nodnerb

If the bike really is "like new", I think 250...

If the bike really is "like new", I think 250 might be low balling it a bit. Certainly wouldn't be unfair to pay 300-350 if it's truely in perfect condition and will save you a few hundred bucks. THe...
11-15-07, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By nodnerb

I agree. Definately under 200. Unfortunately,...

I agree. Definately under 200. Unfortunately, probably under 100, but someone might take it at 200, you never know.
Take a look at what you can find used for $300. There are some fairly decent entry...
11-05-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By nodnerb

If you;re sure that the threads are ok on the...

If you;re sure that the threads are ok on the skewer and on the nut, it's 'probably fine. However, I have no idea how the quick release could have done that without stripping something. I'd be...
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