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07-26-05, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By TotalKos

It came on the bike when I bought it. I am...

It came on the bike when I bought it. I am thinking of getting v-brakes instead. i don't really think I need disc's and I believe they are heavier anyway (right?). The brakes are listed on kona's...
07-26-05, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By TotalKos

disc rotor rubbing

Hey all. The rotor is rubbing on the blue part in the pic I have. I don't know much about disc brakes so can someone tell me how to leave clearance between the rotor and that blue piece. thanks...
06-27-05, 04:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By TotalKos

So far so good with the denatured alcohol. It...

So far so good with the denatured alcohol. It has eliminated the noise problem for me.
06-22-05, 09:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By TotalKos

Thanks all for the help. I've just put some...

Thanks all for the help. I've just put some rubbing acohol on now and I'll pick up the other stuff tommorrow.
06-22-05, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By TotalKos

It is not a joke about the humidity. It happens...

It is not a joke about the humidity. It happens anytime except super dry conditions. I haven't cleaned the rotor with denatured alcohol yet. What is denatured alcohol? I only know of rubbing...
06-22-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By TotalKos

Disc Brakes squeal

Hi there, I was hoping someone could help me get rid of the loud annoying squeal that comes from both my front and rear when I use my discs. I thought this would go away after awhile of use and it's...
03-25-05, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By TotalKos

Help with Brake SCREEECH!!!

Hey all, it's been awhile.

I recently bought a new Kona Cindercone w/ disc brakes. This is the first time I've used discs in my life. They are pretty good but whenever they get wet (we still...
01-26-05, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By TotalKos

OK. I know, stupid question. Is there an easy...

OK. I know, stupid question. Is there an easy way to get the plastic plugs out of the fork. There are in another fork but I want to put them in my Fox. How do I get them out without scratching the...
01-25-05, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By TotalKos

Removing vbrake post on Fox

Hey all

How do I remove the v brake posts on a Fox Vanilla fork. I use the disc and want to put that flat piece of plastic in there instead of the little stub. Thanks for the help.
08-04-04, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,467
Posted By TotalKos

I used one for about a month, R.S.. Now it's in...

I used one for about a month, R.S.. Now it's in the closet.
04-09-04, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By TotalKos

I've got the wellgo b-35 or 65 i'm not sure. I...

I've got the wellgo b-35 or 65 i'm not sure. I love them.
04-09-04, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By TotalKos

2001 I think

2001 I think
04-09-04, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By TotalKos

Who cares

Who cares
03-21-04, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By TotalKos

That reminds me of the time when mine was almost...

That reminds me of the time when mine was almost stolen. The story garnered abit of attention and a heated debate on this forum. Here is the link: ...
02-12-04, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By TotalKos

what do you guys think of kona's dj's.?

what do you guys think of kona's dj's.?
02-11-04, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By TotalKos

DJ frame? Marin

Hey can anyone recommend a good entry-level dj frame. I've looked at a couple and the Rocky Ridge looks ok. I want an frame that will be able to handle a newbie. Thanks. Oh yeah the RR is about...
02-11-04, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By TotalKos

It's a good show.

It's a good show.
01-21-04, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By TotalKos

Depends on the product. In my experience so...

Depends on the product. In my experience so stand behind theirs and some don't because it's a bike show. Always ask about their policies. I think most of them will offer a warranty, the only thing...
01-21-04, 09:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,522
Posted By TotalKos

I have been riding bikes ever since i had a big...

I have been riding bikes ever since i had a big wheel. Big wheel to training wheels which only lasted a couple of days. I haven't gone 1 year without a bike. Man that is a long time. I'm 27 now.
01-20-04, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By TotalKos

If you are going to a bike show and want to get a...

If you are going to a bike show and want to get a good deal go on the last day and offer cash. They would rather sell it than drive it back to the shop. Trust me this will save you alot 9 times out...
01-19-04, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By TotalKos

Seems to me that Sportchek owns Coast Mountain...

Seems to me that Sportchek owns Coast Mountain Sport. Which is a more aggressive and dedicated to outdoor sports. You might want to check them out for a better product. Sportchek also sells...
01-19-04, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By TotalKos

Check out Set Me Free on College St. You should...

Check out Set Me Free on College St. You should be able to get a really good used or a pretty good new bike there. I had some work done on mine and they are really good.
01-16-04, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By TotalKos

Well thanks for the offer. Actually I have...

Well thanks for the offer. Actually I have already purchased the 2004 Fox Vanilla RL for 419CAD. We can put this one to bed, night night.
01-14-04, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By TotalKos

Here is a link for bikerooms Vanillat: ...

Here is a link for bikerooms Vanillat:
http://www.bikeroom.com/product.cfm?ProductID=521

Here is Fox's Vanilla page:...
01-14-04, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By TotalKos

OK guys I have a new question. I was on...

OK guys I have a new question. I was on Bikeroom.com about to order the MX Comp w/ETA when I noticed a new Fox they had. It's the Vanilla RL and it's only 419CAD compared to the 399 I was going to...
01-12-04, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By TotalKos

Yes, you guys have all helped. I was leaning...

Yes, you guys have all helped. I was leaning toward Marzocchi and it looks like I'll definitely buy them. I hear Fox are a great fork but they are way too expensive for my taste and what I'll use...
01-12-04, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By TotalKos

Is the Manitou Super a coil. I hear that coil is...

Is the Manitou Super a coil. I hear that coil is preffered for someone around 200lbs. I can get one at bikeroom.com for 399CAD.
01-12-04, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By TotalKos

Recommend a fork???

I am interested in getting a new fork for my Kona Nunu. I know it isn't the best bike going but I like it. Anyway. I want a coil fork, I am 200lbs. I want no more than 100-105mm and no less than...
10-21-03, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By TotalKos

Thanks. I have tried them on both. So far it...

Thanks. I have tried them on both. So far it feels that the front is a little better. Like you said montlake_mtbkr the grip could be a little better in the rear, I've noticed it a couple of times....
10-17-03, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By TotalKos

which is better

I remember hearing that the Panaracer Fire XC Pro is better for one wheel. The problem is I can't remember if it is suppose to be better for the front or the rear. This is a f/r tire so it can be...
10-13-03, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By TotalKos

Yes. They are the ones that come with the frame.

Yes. They are the ones that come with the frame.
10-13-03, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By TotalKos

Well if there isn't a way to make it look good...

Well if there isn't a way to make it look good without re-painting then I will just leave as is. Thanks.
10-13-03, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By TotalKos

Help with installing decals

OK who can tell me how I should go about installing decals. They are to go on an aluminum frame. I am getting the decals shipped from Kona but I don't want to mess the damn thing up so could...
09-16-03, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By TotalKos

I also feel that Macs are the way to go. I have...

I also feel that Macs are the way to go. I have had a G4 for a couple years now, 60GB, 867mhz which equals almost 2Gb for you PC users, Superdrive (CD-RW,DVD-R). I can honestly say that the only...
09-14-03, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By TotalKos

I only occasionally use my MD deck and earbuds. ...

I only occasionally use my MD deck and earbuds. I keep the volume low mostly because I don't want to go deaf, and to hear what's going on around me.
08-31-03, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By TotalKos

I personally love the CD-Rom. Before getting it...

I personally love the CD-Rom. Before getting it I didn't know jack@$%@ about fixing anything on a bike. With it I have saved much money on doing minor to major repairs and maintenance. The CD is...
08-18-03, 05:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,189
Posted By TotalKos

I HATE NOISY-ASS MOTORCYCLES!

I HATE NOISY-ASS MOTORCYCLES!
08-18-03, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

I bought it new. There wasen't a headset on it.

I bought it new. There wasen't a headset on it.
08-17-03, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

Dumb question. What's the difference between an...

Dumb question. What's the difference between an integrated and a non? From what I've gathered so far the performance depends on quality of the frame and that there are no cups. What else? Does...
08-17-03, 12:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

DING...DING....DING..... THE REF HAS CALLED THE...

DING...DING....DING..... THE REF HAS CALLED THE FIGHT.

"Put this one to bed folks!"

Thanks
08-17-03, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

OK I am almost positive that the headtube is 1...

OK I am almost positive that the headtube is 1 1/4'. The only other possibility is 1.5" but apparently that is rare. My 1 1/8" headset would fall in the headtube if I let go. The headset does fit...
08-16-03, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

The fork is a Judy that is 1 1/8". The headset...

The fork is a Judy that is 1 1/8". The headset is 1 1/8" and it doesn't fit the headtube.
08-16-03, 06:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

It's a Giant ATX 890. It's definetely bigger...

It's a Giant ATX 890. It's definetely bigger than my Kona Nunu. It probably is 1 1/4", would I still be able to get a headset for it?
08-15-03, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By TotalKos

In Toronto and area there are way more bikes out...

In Toronto and area there are way more bikes out than you normally see at any given time. It's kinda nice. WE TAKIN' BACK THE STREETS!!! I'm going out now myself. It's an extra long weekend. ...
08-15-03, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By TotalKos

TORONTO has power

After the whole night with power out and it finally coming back on here at around 4pm (almost 24 hours). We were told that Toronto (and most cities) only have about 24 hours worth of clean water in...
08-15-03, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

By the way.... YAY THE POWER IS BACK ON!!

By the way.... YAY THE POWER IS BACK ON!!
08-15-03, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

OK, I have a 1" headtube, I have a 1 1/8"...

OK, I have a 1" headtube, I have a 1 1/8" headset. I have what was explained to me as an adapter for the conversion but I thought {How could a bigger pipe fit into a smaller one?} I think the...
08-14-03, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

I have an extra headset already and it happens to...

I have an extra headset already and it happens to be 1 1/8". Is it not appropriate to use the adapter?
08-14-03, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

Actually while putting these pieces back in the...

Actually while putting these pieces back in the bag the two silver rings clanged together and they are definetely not plastic. They are metal.
08-14-03, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,794
Posted By TotalKos

the pic

the pic
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