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12-09-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,597
Posted By zephyr16

a pound is about 453 or 454 grams...not 545. But...

a pound is about 453 or 454 grams...not 545. But i agree with you, dropping a pound off any wheelset, be it mtb, road, penny farthing, wheelchair, or even a tonka truck would make a huge difference...
11-24-08, 12:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,016
Posted By zephyr16

^i like everything about that bike except the...

^i like everything about that bike except the decals...yikes
11-24-08, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,254,951
Posted By zephyr16

yeah...the angle happened to make the saddle...

yeah...the angle happened to make the saddle super comfy though. im not a huge fan of the whole super-tilted saddle, either up or down, but sometimes its gotta be done. someone jacked my seat and...
11-23-08, 02:50 PM
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Posted By zephyr16

**minus blue grips and flats...got bullhorns

**minus blue grips and flats...got bullhorns
11-23-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,484
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Posted By zephyr16

hate on it

hate on it
10-21-08, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,480
Posted By zephyr16

most people dont run v's because of the...

most people dont run v's because of the difference in actuation ratio which requires you to run the adaptor...there might be some mud clearance issues, but i doubt it. Obviously, no stock bike is...
10-21-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By zephyr16

might run into some chainline issues, but...

might run into some chainline issues, but probably not anything to serious
10-21-08, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,249
Posted By zephyr16

well, maybe they worked for you guys... i think...

well, maybe they worked for you guys...
i think most people have problems getting them to feel good and have anywhere near the amount of power that the standard bb7's do. you do need to set the pads...
10-20-08, 07:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,256
Posted By zephyr16

you would rip right through the tora and the reba...

you would rip right through the tora and the reba for sure. i dunno about the marzocchi...in the past theyve been mostly bombproof over the past couple years i hear more neg. stuff about them
06-10-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By zephyr16

yeah, i work at a shop that sells the redline...

yeah, i work at a shop that sells the redline series, and despite that fact that they are some of the ugliest paint jobs ever seen, they do ride pretty well. the d660 is an amazing spec the frame...
06-10-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By zephyr16

i use the ss version on my cannondale...have to...

i use the ss version on my cannondale...have to say that the bearings in the bb arent the greatest, and the fact that they dont snug up nicely on the drive side is a little disconcerting when you...
05-27-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By zephyr16

the rockhopper, but they are both overpriced ...

the rockhopper, but they are both overpriced

find a giant, like an xtc2
05-08-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,960
Posted By zephyr16

well, imagine riding a bike when you never had to...

well, imagine riding a bike when you never had to shift. you said you are a shifting junky, and i used to be too. and it SUCKS. seriously, the experience of riding single is completely different, and...
05-05-08, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By zephyr16

ive had two different orbit headsets, and they've...

ive had two different orbit headsets, and they've both been money. i've got zero complaints about either. silky smooth, reliable and ****ing light. my orbit mx was 60cdn and within five grams of a...
05-01-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By zephyr16

yeah, natural is not bad at all though, for...

yeah, natural is not bad at all
though, for some reason they charge an arm and a leg for their "prairie bike"...when they are really just old bikes with decent wheels...
05-01-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,443
Posted By zephyr16

uhhh yeah man im not joking most of their...

uhhh
yeah man im not joking
most of their line is built by suntour. sorry to rain on your parade.
and cmon, they suck ass. even their big hit forks, which is what they are supposed to be good at,...
05-01-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,177
Posted By zephyr16

bigger rotors give you more mechanical advantage,...

bigger rotors give you more mechanical advantage, and hence will stop you faster. they also dont suffer from brake fade as much because the rotors dont heat up as quickly.

not too sure what the...
04-30-08, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By zephyr16

neither, they are both too expensive for what you...

neither, they are both too expensive for what you are getting. buy a specialized. or if you have to get one of these get the cannondale because its frame is better. the caffeine frames are stupid...
04-30-08, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By zephyr16

huge waste of money, dont do it. sell the bike....

huge waste of money, dont do it. sell the bike. or ride it as a commuter.
04-30-08, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By zephyr16

yeah, the systems are quite different. the...

yeah, the systems are quite different. the specialized fsr system is prooobaly the best pedaling suspension designs out there, with the possible exception of the giant system...both have excellent...
04-30-08, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By zephyr16

yeah...so you now have a new casette, crank,...

yeah...so you now have a new casette, crank, derailleurs, shifter, brakes, bars, stem seatpost, and fork. for 1700$ that actually doesnt sound crazy. but what calibre of wheels, bars, seatpost, fork...
04-30-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By zephyr16

WHOA EVERYBODY HE'S HILAAARIOUS

WHOA
EVERYBODY
HE'S HILAAARIOUS
04-30-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,602
Posted By zephyr16

lol uh no i was referring to the guy who started...

lol uh no i was referring to the guy who started an apology thread on an internet forum...
04-29-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By zephyr16

if your bike cost less than say, 1500$CDN give or...

if your bike cost less than say, 1500$CDN give or take, neeever upgrade it. seriously. your sinking money into reallly good parts that will be miles beyond any of the other parts on your bike. say...
04-29-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,602
Posted By zephyr16

oh wow...you need to loosen up man. its a forum,...

oh wow...you need to loosen up man. its a forum, not a dinner party.
04-28-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By zephyr16

im pretty sure there are other forks like the...

im pretty sure there are other forks like the lefty on the market...though i dunno how much i would trust them. leftys are grreat, lefty knockoffs im not so sure about
04-28-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By zephyr16

uh well chain tensioners never attach to the...

uh well
chain tensioners never attach to the fork...

and you linked some cable

either im confused or you are
04-28-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,443
Posted By zephyr16

yeah..manitou mrd R7 platinum is gonna be hella...

yeah..manitou mrd R7 platinum is gonna be hella light...
i have an R7 platinum with spv...its a good fork.

at sub3 pounds, there are only a couple of forks on the market that will weigh that...
04-28-08, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By zephyr16

your bike isnt worth ****...strip the parts and...

your bike isnt worth ****...strip the parts and make it into a commuter. selling old bikes is such a complete waste of time. or give it to a bike depot that needs the parts.
04-28-08, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,808
Posted By zephyr16

yeah...you can definitely upgrade the fork on...

yeah...you can definitely upgrade the fork on that bike...but why the hell would you want too?
cannondale's system integration thing that they have going produces some of the lightest, stiffest, and...
11-19-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,906
Posted By zephyr16

man, you are all *******. all you brakeless...

man, you are all *******. all you brakeless ****ers can suck it. frameless is the way to go. bittchesss
11-19-07, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By zephyr16

if you can get them, ambrosio makes a very nice...

if you can get them, ambrosio makes a very nice 28hole rim called the focus. 28mm profile and it says "AMBROSIO" if big letter. preeeeee nice
11-13-07, 08:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,019
Posted By zephyr16

so like, 1/2? or around 12/18ths?

so like, 1/2? or around 12/18ths?
11-13-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,019
Posted By zephyr16

Yeah king headsets are probably overkill for...

Yeah king headsets are probably overkill for anyone who plans to replace their headset in the next five years. if you just want to get one and move it from bike to bike, the it would be tough to...
11-10-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,463
Posted By zephyr16

you want weinmann dp-18s. just do it. they're...

you want weinmann dp-18s. just do it. they're heavy. They're cheap. They will last forever. They come with a 25ish mm profile. no downside!
11-07-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,217
Posted By zephyr16

definitely like the 07 sputnik better. the ec70...

definitely like the 07 sputnik better. the ec70 fork was bling. that one just looks cheap. granted, still better than the ones on the redline.
11-06-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By zephyr16

get a tensioner that allows your chain tension to...

get a tensioner that allows your chain tension to vary depending on where your dual susser is at in its travel. odds are your effective chain length will vary, but this depends on the suspension...
11-06-07, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By zephyr16

yeah i think its great that there are pro/semi...

yeah i think its great that there are pro/semi pro riders here, but i dunno if you can objectively support hayes when you are sponsored by them. but w/e, rep the sponsors its all good.

I have both...
11-01-07, 04:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By zephyr16

you sound pretty stupid.

you sound pretty stupid.
10-28-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By zephyr16

Winnipeg Critical Mass

we needed some more participation at our recent critical masses in Winnipeg. if you would like to come to the next one its on the last friday of every month. be there.
10-28-07, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By zephyr16

lol, that is pretty funny

lol, that is pretty funny
10-27-07, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,787
Posted By zephyr16

^^man those seats are so sketch. get a real one,...

^^man those seats are so sketch. get a real one, there is a reason saddles are the shape they are.
10-25-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 11,873
Posted By zephyr16

this is such a load of garbage. i pity the people...

this is such a load of garbage. i pity the people who find this the best place to get all high and mighty about the infraction on your rights as a member(who joined for free btw). there is real ****...
10-25-07, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By zephyr16

cant thanks myself enough that i decided to go...

cant thanks myself enough that i decided to go with a dura ace bb. going strong now for about three years with zero problems. not saying you need a $100 bb, but it does cut down on the oh-****...
10-24-07, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By zephyr16

you can find formula or iro hubs laced to...

you can find formula or iro hubs laced to weinmann dp18's for cheap on ebay/etc. and those things are bombproof. heavy, but thats a good thing at this price. they are 700's though, and anything you...
10-20-07, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By zephyr16

^^omg, i want to laugh but cant because ive only...

^^omg, i want to laugh but cant because ive only heard this joke a million times
10-20-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By zephyr16

i dont know, but now i want some

i dont know, but now i want some
10-20-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,148
Posted By zephyr16

lol

lol
10-18-07, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By zephyr16

i think its a safe bet that the bike he's riding...

i think its a safe bet that the bike he's riding doesn't have a suspension system that would keep the wheel the same distance from the bb. it is a K2, no disrespect.

and if it is possible, then...
08-16-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,256
Posted By zephyr16

To the op: Come check out Olympia Cycle, 1813...

To the op: Come check out Olympia Cycle, 1813 Portage ave. We've got the Redline 9-2-5, Cannondale capo, and giant bowery in stock. About half the guys who work here ride fixed, so if you have any...
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