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08-27-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By Dewaine

I actually posted this as a joke. I was riding my...

I actually posted this as a joke. I was riding my new bike and I thought, my new bike doesn't go much faster than my old bike. Actually, it does roll better over all kinds of rocks, sand, and...
08-26-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By Dewaine

Got it. I'm buying a yellow shirt and some red...

Got it. I'm buying a yellow shirt and some red spray paint tomorrow. And if that doesn't work, maybe a class-action lawsuit against manufacturers of slow bikes.
08-26-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By Dewaine

New bike not faster than old bike

I got a GF Marlin about 6 months ago, and no matter what I do it doesn't really go much faster than my old bike -- a 1988 Cyclepro. Actually I don't think it goes faster at all unless. Any ideas for...
Forum: Southwest
08-26-07, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Dewaine

Best in Tucson: ...

Best in Tucson:

http://trekbicyclesoftucson.com/index.cfm
Forum: Foo
07-24-07, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By Dewaine

"I BELIEVE THAT the intellectual capacity of...

"I BELIEVE THAT the intellectual capacity of women is on the whole inferior to that of men. By "on the whole," I do not mean just "on the average"; though I do mean that much. My belief is, if you...
07-17-07, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Dewaine

You can go to...

You can go to http://www.fisherbikes.com/index.asp and compare the two side by side.

Play around there before you buy a Fisher bike:
...
07-03-07, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,373
Posted By Dewaine

You are right -- I always put the pressure at 5...

You are right -- I always put the pressure at 5 pounds less than the max.
07-03-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By Dewaine

Gary Fisher Marlin.

Gary Fisher Marlin.
07-03-07, 01:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,373
Posted By Dewaine

Someone told me the pressure should be what is...

Someone told me the pressure should be what is indicated on the tire. I have had good luck following that advice.
07-02-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,373
Posted By Dewaine

Where did you get a pressure gauge with decimals?...

Where did you get a pressure gauge with decimals? I really need that kind of accuracy.
06-24-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,466
Posted By Dewaine

The photos in this thread are not verified. The...

The photos in this thread are not verified. The injury is likely to be from an infection, not a spider.

http://www.snopes.com/photos/bugs/brownrecluse.asp
06-23-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Dewaine

Specialized Crossroads are the best. They cost...

Specialized Crossroads are the best. They cost more, but you will make up the difference in durability and years of use.
06-23-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,111
Posted By Dewaine

Put a sticker on the bike that says: ...

Put a sticker on the bike that says:

"Chuck Norris is watching this bike."
06-23-07, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,466
Posted By Dewaine

I like spiders. ...

I like spiders.
http://www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/spidermyth/index.html
06-22-07, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dewaine

This should be in the bikehunting category,...

This should be in the bikehunting category, shouldn't it?
06-21-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,623
Posted By Dewaine

Just based on what I have read the news lately,...

Just based on what I have read the news lately, it seems like the physical fitness level of Americans has generally been declining. I would extrapolate from this that the first-time purchasers of mt...
06-20-07, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,623
Posted By Dewaine

And think of the average weight and average...

And think of the average weight and average fitness level of the average American new to mountain biking. Which way is this trend going...?
06-19-07, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By Dewaine

The ironhorse has much better components overall....

The ironhorse has much better components overall.

You should buy the Trek 4300.
06-19-07, 10:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,939
Posted By Dewaine

This is good stuff: Valvoline Full...

This is good stuff:

Valvoline Full Synthetic (http://www.valvoline.com/pages/products/product_detail.asp?product=19)

And one quart is just about a lifetime supply.
06-14-07, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Dewaine

Yes, it is a Manitou fork. It could be worse. I...

Yes, it is a Manitou fork. It could be worse. I just wondered if there was a trick to remove the wheels without loosening the axle so much.
THanks.
06-13-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Dewaine

Secondary catch on dropout

I have not found any special instructions for this -- does anyone have any tips for this kind of dropout: to remove the wheels on my new Gary Fisher, I have to almost completely unscrew/remove the...
06-12-07, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By Dewaine

+1 for Gary Fisher. I just got a Marlin last...

+1 for Gary Fisher. I just got a Marlin last week. It is a beautiful thing.
05-22-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,869
Posted By Dewaine

"The world doesn't owe you anything. It was here...

"The world doesn't owe you anything. It was here first."

http://www.mises.org/econsense/ch37.asp


"In addition to their habitual use of violence, the entire theory of labor unions is...
05-21-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,235
Posted By Dewaine

You are welcome, sir! :fight:

You are welcome, sir! :fight:
05-20-07, 06:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,869
Posted By Dewaine

http://www.mises.org/story/2124

http://www.mises.org/story/2124
05-20-07, 05:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,235
Posted By Dewaine

Mtn Storm is made by ROADMASTER, NOT HUFFY! ...

Mtn Storm is made by ROADMASTER, NOT HUFFY!

POSER!POSER!POSER!POSER!POSER!
05-11-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Dewaine

But how can you still be sure you have the right...

But how can you still be sure you have the right bike for that??
05-11-07, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Dewaine

+1 for the GF Hifi Pro.

+1 for the GF Hifi Pro.
05-10-07, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,656
Posted By Dewaine

Those look like a good idea.

Those look like a good idea.
05-09-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Dewaine

What kind of fork is that -- spring or air loaded?

What kind of fork is that -- spring or air loaded?
05-09-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,656
Posted By Dewaine

Pee is removable. What is needed is something...

Pee is removable. What is needed is something nonremovable. Thanks.
05-09-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,656
Posted By Dewaine

How do you mark your bike?

At rei.com there are some recommendations on how to secure your bike, which includes marking your bike with a "nonremovable identifier" and then registering it,

Does anyone have suggestions for a...
05-08-07, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By Dewaine

More money = more better.

More money = more better.
05-08-07, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Dewaine

I like to put my new RCA DVD player on my...

I like to put my new RCA DVD player on my handlebars, and watch all the Seinfeld episodes while I'm downhilling.
05-07-07, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dewaine

This is the bike I hope to be picking up on...

This is the bike I hope to be picking up on Monday. (http://www.fisherbikes.com/bikes/large_image.asp?series=genesis&bike=Marlin#)
05-07-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dewaine

+1 I just took my bike in to the LBS a few...

+1
I just took my bike in to the LBS a few weeks ago, then last week I could not shift between some chainrings. I looked up the problem on Sheldon's site, and did just what capwater said -- fixed...
05-06-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,429
Posted By Dewaine

I have used the Specialized Crossroads for the...

I have used the Specialized Crossroads for the last few years. They actually work great for both; the trick is to remember the inflation range and the effect of different inflation levels. At...
Forum: Southwest
05-03-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By Dewaine

The website has been updated. Opening day is set...

The website has been updated. Opening day is set for May 14:

http://trekbicyclesoftucson.com/index.cfm

(Honestly, I have no affiliation with the store or the people.)
05-03-07, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,429
Posted By Dewaine

Thank you for the suggestions! Many of the...

Thank you for the suggestions!

Many of the bikepaths/roads here (in AZ) are generally rough, with gravel, rocks, and other debris. I never ride in the mud. For MTB's, IMO, puncture resistance is...
05-03-07, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,429
Posted By Dewaine

Tires for both pavement and trails

I am on pavement about half the time, on trails the other half. I have a pair of Specialized Crossroad tires from about 3 years ago, at about 80 psi, that are nearly bullet proof and that run...
05-02-07, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dewaine

It is one of the new one-sided forks. It reduces...

It is one of the new one-sided forks. It reduces the weight of the bike, obviously, and is quite an improvement over the bulky two-sided forks.
04-28-07, 02:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,043
Posted By Dewaine

Anyways is not a word.

Anyways is not a word.
04-27-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By Dewaine

Skin grafted from thigh and zip-tied.

Skin grafted from thigh and zip-tied.
04-25-07, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Dewaine

Gary Fisher is better. Try the Wahoo or the...

Gary Fisher is better. Try the Wahoo or the Marlin.
Forum: Commuting
04-20-07, 12:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,379
Posted By Dewaine

Keylogger?? Is your boss your friend?

Keylogger?? Is your boss your friend?
Forum: Southwest
04-20-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By Dewaine

I am just getting into biking, and I haven't...

I am just getting into biking, and I haven't timed myself in Fantasy Island, but I know it would take me well over 1hr 25min to get through it. It is a great place to ride, though, and one of the...
04-18-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,217
Posted By Dewaine

I'm pretty sure orange is the fastest.

I'm pretty sure orange is the fastest.
04-17-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By Dewaine

Isn't this a good reason to avoid clipping into...

Isn't this a good reason to avoid clipping into your pedals??
04-16-07, 02:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,292
Posted By Dewaine

Fujis are great bikes. My son just got a Dynamite...

Fujis are great bikes. My son just got a Dynamite 1.0 (kids mtb) and loves it. Xbox bikes are disposable, if that is what you are looking for.
04-12-07, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By Dewaine

My mom used to tell me to brush my teeth and...

My mom used to tell me to brush my teeth and things would smell better..
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