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07-15-05, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Spikemyster

Look at what I made!

Check this out. I took 2 XC bikes (British Eagle Cylone FS and GT Palomar) and cut and welded them until they made something which resembles a trials bike.

Just a small project during my gap year...
07-15-05, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Spikemyster

British Riders needed for Charity Ride

Check out the link below for a 100-miles-in-one-day bike ride:

http://www.action100ride.org.uk/
03-21-05, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,333
Posted By Spikemyster

How Much Front End Bounce?

What sort of travel has everyone got? I have a crappy 3" oil and spring shock.
03-14-05, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By Spikemyster

Frame Sizes?

What size frame is every one running?
02-27-05, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By Spikemyster

Mountain Biking - What's it to you?

What does everyone think about mountain biking?
02-18-05, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Spikemyster

Truvativ 22T Trials Bash Ring

Where on earth can I get the bash ring in the picture?! I have the crank arms and chain ring, and just need the bash ring! (Truvativ web site is the most unhelpful ever!)
...
02-12-05, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Spikemyster

DH/FR Bikes

What is the most desirable DH/FR bike?
Again, I can't list ALL the good ones!
02-12-05, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By Spikemyster

Obviously there are so many good makes, i can't...

Obviously there are so many good makes, i can't list them all!!!
02-12-05, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By Spikemyster

The Great Make Poll!!!

What's Your Fav Make?
02-09-05, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Spikemyster

Note TRIALS, not TRAILS! But thanks anyway...

Note TRIALS, not TRAILS! But thanks anyway...
02-08-05, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By Spikemyster

BTW, I couldn't be bothered to name any more...

BTW, I couldn't be bothered to name any more riders, as there are so many good ones out there...
02-08-05, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By Spikemyster

Favourite riders?

Just wondering who everyone likes...
02-08-05, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Spikemyster

Tyre Pressures

Anyone here ride trials? If so, what pressures do you use? I have a HT frame with front sus, and I'm running 60psi front and 40psi rear. What is everyone else running?
02-07-05, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,569
Posted By Spikemyster

Most pros prefer tubes to tubeless anyway....

Most pros prefer tubes to tubeless anyway. Personal preference!
02-07-05, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By Spikemyster

Go for a Truvativ BB that has ISIS (International...

Go for a Truvativ BB that has ISIS (International Splined Interface Standard) for example the Gigapipe, and you'll never have a problem!
01-28-05, 04:31 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 11,241
Posted By Spikemyster

18, Student from Devon, England

18, Student from Devon, England
01-26-05, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Spikemyster

Bash Guard Bolt Spacing Sizes

I am trying to find a bash guard to fit on the inside (68mm) of a crankset. I have already got a 32T (104mm) on the outside and I am trying to bodge up an MRP-style chain device. Does anyony know of...
01-26-05, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By Spikemyster

OK, so they are not light, but I can pick up a...

OK, so they are not light, but I can pick up a pair of Halo SAS in Britain for about 120 ($225.47 US)
01-26-05, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Spikemyster

very true. when im really annoyed, i get to...

very true. when im really annoyed, i get to riding and im usually in the zone all the time!
01-25-05, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By Spikemyster

Halo SAS is BOMB-PROOF!!! It really is! I use...

Halo SAS is BOMB-PROOF!!! It really is! I use mine for Street/Urban, Trials, Downhill, HT Freeride and Dirt Jump and they are the strongest rings of metal in the world!
01-14-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Spikemyster

I know Cornish Rdr UK - I am BRITISH! Woo-hoo! Go...

I know Cornish Rdr UK - I am BRITISH! Woo-hoo! Go wet damp and crappy Britain...
01-14-05, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Spikemyster

So how lazy have you been this winter?!

Just wondering how lazy everyone has been? I have not stopped riding at all...
01-13-05, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 884
Posted By Spikemyster

Disks vs. Rims

I prefer rims personally, and I decided to make one of these "poll" things to keep people busy and find out what everyoe else is using...
01-09-05, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By Spikemyster

Just a quick point - Mountain Biking is shortened...

Just a quick point - Mountain Biking is shortened to MTB.

GT, Kona and Specialized are all good makes, as is Giant and Trek. It really depends if you are looking for a specific style of bike or...
01-05-05, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By Spikemyster

Look down at the bottom of your right trouser leg...

Just writing the Halo SAS question, and I wondered how many people now can see a load of rips and oily stains at the bottom of their right trouser leg.
What I can't figure out is why the bottom of...
01-05-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Spikemyster

Halo SAS

Does anyone know how many speeds you can fit on the Diatech hub of a Halo SAS? I can't find anyone or anything on the net that can tell me! I can't even find a Halo website!

Thanks
01-01-05, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By Spikemyster

What's the post that comes out the back ment to...

What's the post that comes out the back ment to be for?
12-24-04, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,781
Posted By Spikemyster

Gripshift Sucks Big Time...

Could it be true?! I am finally seeing less and less grip shifts about. Everyone now has the common sense to go and buy some quick/rapid fire shifters.
Grip shifts are just so cheap and tacky. Using...
12-23-04, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By Spikemyster

MiXed-ups?!

So what is the difference between an X-up and an X-down?

Always wandered...
12-22-04, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Spikemyster

Hardtail decisions...

Ok so here's the deal. I need a hard tail with the following specs:

1. Small frame - no bigger than 15"
2. Cantilever bosses
3. Big tyre clearace - that cool looking design on the chainstays...
12-20-04, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By Spikemyster

Kranked 2 - Trails from the Crypt

Does anyone have the Kranked 2 playlist? I have found all the other playlists for the Kranked movies, except this one. Thanks in advance...
12-15-04, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Spikemyster

Small Big DH Frame?

I'm after a big hit DH frame with at least 8 inches of travel, but something with the geomentry of the Orange 223, i.e. a very low frame (16" or so) Can anyone suggest a good frame?
12-14-04, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Spikemyster

Magura rock! But I don't know anything about...

Magura rock! But I don't know anything about their forks...
12-14-04, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Spikemyster

Randy Spangler

Does anybody know what bike Randy Spangler was using in the Kranked 4 Movie? It's the bright green one. Thanks muchly...
12-11-04, 03:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By Spikemyster

If it's a square taper, it's bound to creak. Get...

If it's a square taper, it's bound to creak. Get ISIS drive! That will never NEVER creak!!!
12-07-04, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Spikemyster

Complaining Females!

I'm starting to feel that I am the only biker whose girlfriend thinks biking is dangerous and won't let me do big or fast stuff. She has seen me come off and says "Don't you ever do that again!" - I...
12-06-04, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Spikemyster

Where do I go?

I have a Saracen X-ile and I need a new rear mech hanger and horizontal dropout. I've trawled the entire internet but to no avail. Where can I go to get one or is there some international standard I...
12-06-04, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,102
Posted By Spikemyster

Pisspots/lids/brain buckets/mullets rule!

Pisspots/lids/brain buckets/mullets rule!
12-06-04, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,092
Posted By Spikemyster

I'd tend to agree with Cornish Rdr UK, that MBUK...

I'd tend to agree with Cornish Rdr UK, that MBUK (Mountain Biking United Kingdom) is the best mag out there...
12-05-04, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By Spikemyster

Personally, I find it easier to pump the shocks...

Personally, I find it easier to pump the shocks just before the jump, and then pull the bike up to you after you have taken off. This will keep your feet glued to the pedals and give you that...
12-03-04, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Spikemyster

Backwards stuff...

So I was watching one of the Kranked videos, and I saw Ryan Leech do a 180 off some steps and then rode backwards for a while, easy enough, but I don't understand why he didn't have to pedal...
12-03-04, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By Spikemyster

Wow. I'm from the UK and I just assumed it was a...

Wow. I'm from the UK and I just assumed it was a universal thing to have your front brake on the right. Are your guys drives on the same side or what then?
11-28-04, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 908
Posted By Spikemyster

Get a pair o' Halo Twin Rails. They are super...

Get a pair o' Halo Twin Rails. They are super cool, fast as hell, and can cope with loose, dry dirt if you decide to go there. If not, get a DMR Moto Rear tyre and something fairly burly on the...
11-28-04, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Spikemyster

I am 18 y/o. You?

I am 18 y/o. You?
11-28-04, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Spikemyster

That would be cool. We wanted to do a big road...

That would be cool. We wanted to do a big road trip sometime in June/July 2005 anyway.

My ride:
Frame: Saracen X-ile 2003
Fork: Marzocchi Z1 Wedge 2003
Brakes: Magura HS33 Evo2 2005
Drive:...
11-28-04, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Spikemyster

Devon Bikers

So, I heard from a really hot thread that there are pleanty of us swab, sophisticated and generally cool English bikers here, but how many are from Devon? If there is anyone else, please tell me of...
11-28-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Spikemyster

Freeriding, but mainly street and dirt jump....

Freeriding, but mainly street and dirt jump. Can't downhill - my bike is not strong enough. Can't trial - my balance is crap. I like the skatepark as I can do SOME very limited trials tricks, but...
11-28-04, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Spikemyster

Cool. Bideford has no riding places. A BMX track...

Cool. Bideford has no riding places. A BMX track and a limited sized wood or two and a skate park. Everywhere else is owned by... ...townies!
11-28-04, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By Spikemyster

Worst Crashes!!!

So i'm just wondering what everyones worst crash is? I've only ever had 1 big crash, where I mangled a pair of forks, broke the handlebar, and ripped a few nipples from a rim, but all the parts were...
11-28-04, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Spikemyster

I'm from North Devon, Bideford seeing you ask. We...

I'm from North Devon, Bideford seeing you ask. We got so many townies and townie-related problems recently. They hang around wherever we wanna ride. And I did actually know what a townie is, but...
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