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10-20-04, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,946
Posted By DMulyava

Like the other posters have said in this thread,...

Like the other posters have said in this thread, Judy TT is a 'good' fork for the money. In your price range, all the forks will be essentially the same.
10-16-04, 05:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,115
Posted By DMulyava

Aside from these, I don't think so. Pretty odd,...

Aside from these, I don't think so. Pretty odd, pointless, but cool idea that I've never seen done before :)
10-02-04, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By DMulyava

Congrats on your new bike! Enjoy!

Congrats on your new bike! Enjoy!
09-29-04, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By DMulyava

Nah, dude don't feel insulted. The best way...

Nah, dude don't feel insulted.

The best way to deal with idiots.. ignore them!
09-20-04, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By DMulyava

That website makes me want to move to Vancouver.....

That website makes me want to move to Vancouver.. from Toronto.

Honestly - yes, I'm planning on doing that once I graduate, if I'm able to find a job there.
09-17-04, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By DMulyava

Well, considering that dinner should be your...

Well, considering that dinner should be your smallest meal of the day (I know.. goes against what the society usually does), that sounds fine.

The caloric ratio I aim for is 65% carbs, 20%...
09-06-04, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By DMulyava

Did you REALLY ride in something that deep?? ...

Did you REALLY ride in something that deep?? :rolleyes:

I seriously have a hard time believing you (I don't know why)
09-06-04, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By DMulyava

The only advice I can chip into this thread is...

The only advice I can chip into this thread is this:

Check the tubes for punctures. Just remove it from the wheel and inflate it. Run along them with your hands until you feel air hissing out....
09-06-04, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By DMulyava

I tend to think that the reason that chains and...

I tend to think that the reason that chains and cassettes get poor reviews on MTBR is because this is one area (in comparison with other bike components, I think), where people are likely to speak up...
09-03-04, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By DMulyava

What kind of sun glasses do ya all wear? I...

What kind of sun glasses do ya all wear?

I find that with regular sunglasses.. I can barely see anything that's coming up.
09-01-04, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By DMulyava

For cross country (I pretty much only ride cross...

For cross country (I pretty much only ride cross country - I take the occasional drop, skinny, or whatever, but it's still cross country!), I just use my helmet and short finger gloves.

At the...
09-01-04, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By DMulyava

Biking, like any hobby, is expensive! ...

Biking, like any hobby, is expensive!

However, with careful planning and saving, you should be able to afford that kick-ass fork that you want.

Just think about how much others spend on...
08-29-04, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By DMulyava

operator, Where did you guys ride? Either...

operator,

Where did you guys ride? Either way.. it's been pouring here (Maple) for about 3 days now.. so I can imagine what you're describing.
08-21-04, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By DMulyava

Yah, this is why I ride my 6 year old beater to...

Yah, this is why I ride my 6 year old beater to school. My stumpy doesn't leave my sight. (except when in my LOCKED garage)
08-19-04, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By DMulyava

Enjoy your new sweet ride!

Enjoy your new sweet ride!
08-19-04, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,261
Posted By DMulyava

I'm sure many of you have done worse (or better.....

I'm sure many of you have done worse (or better.. depending on how you look at it ;)), but here is mine:

There was a mud puddle (mud mixed with water) about 1 ft. deep and 10 meters long that I...
08-19-04, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By DMulyava

If you're going to be using it for urban, I would...

If you're going to be using it for urban, I would go for the Shred.

However, if you'll be doing mainly trails (which included wooden structures), look at the likes of the Specialized hardrock.
...
08-19-04, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By DMulyava

Errr.. well, what bike do you have now? That...

Errr.. well, what bike do you have now?

That really shapes the answer.
08-17-04, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,487
Posted By DMulyava

And I love those people that head to the trails...

And I love those people that head to the trails with nothing to fix up a flat, and just hope they don't get one!

By the way, even though a Camelbak (the brand, that is) is expensive - it's worth...
08-17-04, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By DMulyava

Yah, I do the soda routine as well. When your...

Yah, I do the soda routine as well. When your Camelbak is new, you may perform this process a couple of times to totally get rid of the taste.

I also do this every few weeks or so, just to keep...
08-17-04, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By DMulyava

This thread has certainly stirred some...

This thread has certainly stirred some interesting thoughts in my head, keep it up guys!

OK, but isn't our ride compromised of small accelerations and decelerations, even on flat ground. The way I...
08-17-04, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By DMulyava

1) Try to write in legible english. 2) I'm...

1) Try to write in legible english.
2) I'm pretty sure that it's pretty normal to have the saddle higher than the handle bars.
3) If it hasn't gone away for this long, and if it is that painful,...
08-17-04, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,802
Posted By DMulyava

By the way, I have gotten clipless and while I...

By the way, I have gotten clipless and while I have a hard time gauging increase in speed in percentages, I can definately say that clipless help me climb a lot better.
08-16-04, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,487
Posted By DMulyava

Here is what I carry in my MULE on every ride: ...

Here is what I carry in my MULE on every ride:

- Water (quantity to suit length of ride)
- Food (quantity to suit length of ride - usually compromised of: Figs, Bananas, Dates, and/or Power bars)...
08-16-04, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By DMulyava

Thumbs up here for the Cateye Enduro 8. It does...

Thumbs up here for the Cateye Enduro 8. It does everything you want it to do.. and doesn't have any "non-sense" functions.

You won't be disappointed.
08-16-04, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,805
Posted By DMulyava

So what is the verdict Koffee? Recovery ride or...

So what is the verdict Koffee? Recovery ride or just day off?
08-14-04, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By DMulyava

I have not yet taken apart my Float 100 RL, but...

I have not yet taken apart my Float 100 RL, but planning on doing it very soon (post break-in oil change.)
08-14-04, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By DMulyava

I think he means Canadian currency, so Kula is a...

I think he means Canadian currency, so Kula is a good bet for him. Also look into the Stumpjumper.
08-12-04, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
Posted By DMulyava

Some-one here mentioned your body's schedule....

Some-one here mentioned your body's schedule. Well, I go pretty much every day after my breakfast oatmeal, and rarely have to go for the rest of the day.

I do get myself into situations where I...
08-12-04, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By DMulyava

I think your body is using additional muscle if...

I think your body is using additional muscle if you're not eating.

Anyways, I NEVER train on an empty stomach. How far does your car go on an empty fuel tank?
08-10-04, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By DMulyava

Hmm.. I guess you're talking about what some call...

Hmm.. I guess you're talking about what some call "flow". This happens to me to when I'm really in the zone and am able to choose perfect lines around/over the obstacles. For me, it isn't always...
08-10-04, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By DMulyava

Maybe it's something called momentum?

Maybe it's something called momentum?
08-10-04, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By DMulyava

I just converted to clipless about a week or so...

I just converted to clipless about a week or so ago and I love them! I already appreciate the efficiency and the extra control through the technical stuff. And yes, they are sort of uncomfortable to...
08-09-04, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By DMulyava

Enjoy your new Specialized! I'm enjoying mine! ...

Enjoy your new Specialized! I'm enjoying mine!

As many others will tell you here - loose the reflectors. They cause uneven spoke tension and look butt ugly!

As far as the flat - are you running...
08-09-04, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By DMulyava

Yes, as someone above mentioned consider the Kona...

Yes, as someone above mentioned consider the Kona Hoss.

FR = free ride. Free ride bikes are designed for abuse on big drops, jumps, etc., but can be good for aggressive cross country for riders...
08-09-04, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By DMulyava

I disagree with this - if a bike you're looking...

I disagree with this - if a bike you're looking at comes with a crappy no name fork, and you're planning on replacing it right away .. just get the bike next level up.
08-06-04, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By DMulyava

Yah, get the Cateye. Congrats on the MULE...

Yah, get the Cateye.

Congrats on the MULE purchase - I have one as well and it's been great!
08-04-04, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By DMulyava

I believe Fox will have a rear shock called the...

I believe Fox will have a rear shock called the "RP3" for 2005 that works just like the Triad. Speaking of which it's great - each mode is very distinct and has it's own use.



My old bike had a...
08-02-04, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By DMulyava

New Stumpjumper FSR

Hey guys,

Here are some photos of my Stumpjumper FSR Expert that I've been enjoying for slightly over a week now. It's such a sweet bike - the frame, the suspension, the brakes, everything is just...
08-02-04, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By DMulyava

They actually do have an easy, 10 k in lenght,...

They actually do have an easy, 10 k in lenght, trail for those types of family riders. These trails are definitely not "watered down".
08-02-04, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By DMulyava

Minnesing mountain bike trail report [large images included]

Overview and location

The minnesing mountain bike trail system is a mountain bikersí gem located inside Algonquin park, Ontario. Precise location is on km #23 inside the park (this is, from itís...
07-31-04, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By DMulyava

Update: (I know, sorry for bumping) I've got the...

Update: (I know, sorry for bumping) I've got the bike and have been enjoying the hell out of it. Just got back from a week long trip to the provincial park. Full bike and trail review to come...
07-22-04, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By DMulyava

Have a chance to buy an 04 Stumpjumper FSR Expert Disc today - help me decide guys!

Hey guys - out of the blue sky today my local shop offered me an 04 Stumpjumper FSR Expert Disc. It was a demo bike and has 350k on it. They are offering me full warranty and service just as on a new...
07-06-04, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By DMulyava

You sound like you don't eat enough. At 66 inches...

You sound like you don't eat enough. At 66 inches tall, and 138 lbs, (17 years old), I eat 3000 calories just to maintain my weight!
07-05-04, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By DMulyava

I reccomend the Camelbak M.U.L.E for your...

I reccomend the Camelbak M.U.L.E for your mountain biking needs. It's kind of expensive, but well worth it!
06-29-04, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By DMulyava

Sweet bike! So how do you like it so far? ...

Sweet bike! So how do you like it so far?

<-- Also considering stumpjumper hardtail
06-21-04, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By DMulyava

127 grams is not that much. I take in 170-200 on...

127 grams is not that much. I take in 170-200 on a daily basis. I'm only about 145 pounds. I'm also into weights, so that kinda makes me intake more.

Good sources of protein: egg whites, milk...
06-20-04, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,124
Posted By DMulyava

$500 Canadian on Iron Horse hardtail, 0$ in...

$500 Canadian on Iron Horse hardtail, 0$ in upgrades.

<-- Saving up for a stumpjumper.
06-12-04, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,526
Posted By DMulyava

Usually I fall asleep within 5 minutes of going...

Usually I fall asleep within 5 minutes of going back to bed. When I wake up, I also use the time to down half a glass of water (already ready in my room).

But yah, I think we should change the...
06-12-04, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By DMulyava

5 up / 5 down is too slow. Try going 4-6 down,...

5 up / 5 down is too slow. Try going 4-6 down, 2-3 up.
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