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06-30-09, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I ride my roadie and MTB on the road (with...

I ride my roadie and MTB on the road (with slicks), mainly because my significant other has a MTB that she rides on the road. I have learned that saddle choice and position makes a big difference on...
06-30-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Heck, I've adjusted/ unlocked it while bombing...

Heck, I've adjusted/ unlocked it while bombing down rough terrain- safe? Probably not...
05-27-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

If you can afford it, upgrade!

If you can afford it, upgrade!
05-21-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Make sure you bed the pads in properly!:thumb:

Make sure you bed the pads in properly!:thumb:
05-20-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

http:/http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b358/mysti...

http:/http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b358/mystikmax6969/Blur/DSC00966-1.jpg
Thay are silver...you paid $40 more because white is the new black, LOL:)
05-20-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Way to go! Nice color combo!

Way to go! Nice color combo!
05-20-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Have a good one man!:beer:

Have a good one man!:beer:
05-20-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Me thinks you're going in the right direction!

Me thinks you're going in the right direction!
05-16-09, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I recently replaced my Hope mini monos for...

I recently replaced my Hope mini monos for Formula K24's and I do feel a difference in power and modulation. I'm quite impressed with them and I even lost some weight, double bonus! I bought mine for...
05-16-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Up til now I thought you looked like Jimmy...

Up til now I thought you looked like Jimmy Hendrirx:roflmao2:
05-13-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

congrats! Post some kewl pics of it when you can!

congrats! Post some kewl pics of it when you can!
05-13-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,361
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Nice bike, nice components, ugly PC monitor...

Nice bike, nice components, ugly PC monitor :thumb:
05-13-09, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 960
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Why are you looking on the internet when you...

Why are you looking on the internet when you should be celebrating your birthday??! HBD dude!
05-02-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Thats a strange problem. Check the simplest...

Thats a strange problem. Check the simplest things first like obstructions at the master cylinder plunger, twisted or kinked hydraulic line, pads not engaging and retracting properly. It does not...
03-31-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I just started using Schwalbe Fast Freds, very...

I just started using Schwalbe Fast Freds, very light and quick rolling- I'm liking them so far for dry hardpack trails.
03-12-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

You need to bleed them, it's simple. Get some...

You need to bleed them, it's simple. Get some brake fluid that's made for the Formulas. Puttinng the fluid in a bottle with a nozzle helps (think a restaurant ketchup bottle, but new and clean!)...
03-11-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I care... The Blur's geometry is...

I care...




The Blur's geometry is setup for 140-160mm fork travel, and 100 mm travel will help alot on the hills I ride :thumb:
03-11-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Thanks for the heads up! :thumb: edit:no go...

Thanks for the heads up! :thumb:

edit:no go on the groupbuy:(
03-11-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Looking to upgrade fork

Looking to upgrade to a new fork to compliment my new SC Blur LT2. Currently, I'm using my old Marz Bomber 120mm, which is still riding smooth, but is a liitle short for my setup. I'm looking for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Word! May you live long and prosper!:beer:

Word! May you live long and prosper!:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Tire sizes and inflation may be the influence in...

Tire sizes and inflation may be the influence in the inaccuracies. Maybe also vehicle brands? My good ole' Chevy has been checked with a mile marker with good condition stock sized tires with proper...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Reset your car's tripmeter and drive to any...

Reset your car's tripmeter and drive to any marking or distance of your choice, then do the same with your bike and compare...viola!
10-07-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Thanks for sharing pics of the beautiful land and...

Thanks for sharing pics of the beautiful land and trails. Looks like you need to update your sig now. Also, please give us a review on that specialized fork.
10-02-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I have a standard sized CF Easton Monkeylite bar...

I have a standard sized CF Easton Monkeylite bar that has handled quite alot of abuse and falls, and no problems with it yet. I don't think I'd go for a light CF seatpost though, for that (and stem)...
09-29-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,648
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

You can quote any article you read but keep in...

You can quote any article you read but keep in mind it is from an (biased)aftermarket brake manufacturer who specializes in selling their rotors, not an Original Equipment Manufacturer. I can agree...
09-29-08, 07:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,648
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

This 100% incorrect. I'm an auto technician by...

This 100% incorrect. I'm an auto technician by trade, and never had a warped rotor due to "deposited pad material". In fact, I've never had to scrape or turn any pad material off any warped rotor....
09-28-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Perfectly good explanation why my neighbors know...

Perfectly good explanation why my neighbors know all about my Calvin Klein collection...
09-28-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,648
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I'd try not to wash your car after "hod rodding"...

I'd try not to wash your car after "hod rodding" it, iron doesn't take too well to sudden extreme temperature changes.

ps-what car are you "hot rodding"?
09-24-08, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

You keep this up and you'll have to change your...

You keep this up and you'll have to change your forum name:p
09-23-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

A chain stretch tool is a pretty cheap investment...

A chain stretch tool is a pretty cheap investment if your going to get multiple wheels. As long as your equipment is in good shape, should be no problems. It'd be nice if the cassettes are the same...
09-22-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

all of that and under 21 lbs:crash:

all of that and under 21 lbs:crash:
09-22-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,035
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Happy you solved your issue, but sorry about the...

Happy you solved your issue, but sorry about the outcome:(
09-22-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

glad you found what you wanted nolagrrl:thumb:

glad you found what you wanted nolagrrl:thumb:
09-22-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Since your ebaying, be on the lookout for Mavic...

Since your ebaying, be on the lookout for Mavic Crossrides for a good deal- I picked up a new set with new Avid rotors included for $125 + shipping:thumb:

Whoops...just read in another thread you...
09-22-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Got an oxy acetylene torch?

Got an oxy acetylene torch?
09-22-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I really like the name, as in, (weak Austrian...

I really like the name, as in, (weak Austrian accent)"I am Da annihilator, you girlie mahn!"
I did the same thing last week- Hurricane Ike must've thrown some tornadoes on some of our trails, trees...
09-18-08, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

You'll only know when you hit the trails with...

You'll only know when you hit the trails with some buddies!
09-16-08, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,132
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

You may need to face the caliper mounting tabs,...

You may need to face the caliper mounting tabs, check the spacers, or hub body may be out of round. If you have another wheel laying around or can borrow, try it with your new rotor-good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,390
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I just swapped out my Specialized carbon seatpost...

I just swapped out my Specialized carbon seatpost with the "zertz" insert(vibration dampner) for a Thompson Elite post I had from my old bike and I can't tell any difference...however, with the +/-50...
09-11-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

lovely picture, I don't need my blood pressure...

lovely picture, I don't need my blood pressure medicine now.
09-06-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,399
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I have an 06 Heckler, the top tube length is...

I have an 06 Heckler, the top tube length is compact, you could get a longer stem (110 mm) like I did if it feels too tight. The compact tube is part of the reason it handles great through...
09-05-08, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Not trying to be mean, but not squeezing the...

Not trying to be mean, but not squeezing the brake lever with the tire off will solve all your troubles. My wheel comes off every time I transport, never had that problem.:thumb:
01-12-08, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Mine was free also- ...

Mine was free also-
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b358/mystikmax6969/Heckler/052907014.jpg
01-11-08, 11:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,562
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

His initials are P.F..... I WIN

His initials are P.F..... I WIN
01-04-08, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Head badge says it's made by Chinese, must be...

Head badge says it's made by Chinese, must be Shimano!:p Looks like one of those "Next" bikes sold at walmart, probably made by Pacific Bicycles.
01-03-08, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

Suuup, 661's and Candy's work very well,...

Suuup, 661's and Candy's work very well, congrats! BTW, I'd go for the v-brakes...
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b358/mystikmax6969/Heckler/661.jpg...
01-03-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,232
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I have a 3-ring crankset(Shimano XT) and run a...

I have a 3-ring crankset(Shimano XT) and run a medium cage RD(SRAM X9), I have no shifting problems at all.
01-03-08, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,776
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b358/mystikmax69...

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b358/mystikmax6969/Heckler/010308014.jpg
11-07-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,401
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

A real pro will not "strip" ANY metal off any...

A real pro will not "strip" ANY metal off any frame. In fact, not all the old paint has to come off to have a professional looking job. That being said, I will be doing a custom airbrushed paint on...
11-02-07, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By Quick_Torch C5

I feel ya bro:)

I feel ya bro:)
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