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06-11-06, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By UAEBiker

Freeride/Northshore

Hey ok i am moving back to CO and was looking for some cool places for freeriding/northshore (i think). Freeride and north shore are like drops and ladders with bridge things in the trees and stuff...
06-11-06, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By UAEBiker

Test ride them all and see which one feels best...

Test ride them all and see which one feels best to you. If you have the cash go with the cinder cone or rockhopper.
06-09-06, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By UAEBiker

isnt that a ice cream treat from dq? ...

isnt that a ice cream treat from dq?



Lol, i thought it was funny.
06-08-06, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,263
Posted By UAEBiker

Price and weight? I like the orange.

Price and weight? I like the orange.
06-07-06, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By UAEBiker

Well the StJ FSR Pro is the best (thats not...

Well the StJ FSR Pro is the best (thats not carbon) but its also the most expencive. In your price range i think you need to look at the FSRxc (none stumpjumper) version.
06-05-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By UAEBiker

I have that same bike, its awsome, climbs like a...

I have that same bike, its awsome, climbs like a goat.
05-31-06, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By UAEBiker

Ok thanks. Nice to see im in the normal area.

Ok thanks. Nice to see im in the normal area.
05-30-06, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By UAEBiker

Average Ride Distance

How far are you guys going on regular xc rides and how long does it take you. I know there will be lots of variation because of hills and other stuff but just trying to get a picture of where i am...
05-30-06, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah i had a job at 15 too, it was awsome, i...

Yeah i had a job at 15 too, it was awsome, i endup with tons of cash cause i had no expenses. Save it and buy more bike stuff.
05-30-06, 04:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 645
Posted By UAEBiker

What are the advantatges of lock-ons? And hair...

What are the advantatges of lock-ons? And hair spray does work well, though i have used wd-40 and they have been stuck on their well the next day.
05-28-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah, i guess i could take some oil from the...

Yeah, i guess i could take some oil from the fryer next time i go to work (chick-fil-a), wonder how it works as a lube?
05-23-06, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By UAEBiker

I prefer my left foot down but its not like a...

I prefer my left foot down but its not like a problem to have right, its just not as comfortable.
05-22-06, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By UAEBiker

Thats a good deal i think. The 05 frame new is...

Thats a good deal i think. The 05 frame new is $1700.
05-22-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By UAEBiker

I think you can lock it out but it has a blow off...

I think you can lock it out but it has a blow off valve (think thats what its called). Something so that if you hit like a big rock or something it will open up. I think thats right.
05-22-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,358
Posted By UAEBiker

Boulder CO is one of my favorite town/cities...

Boulder CO is one of my favorite town/cities ever. Great biking, kyaking not sure, tons of climbing, awsome skiing. Boulder and thouse other mountain towns will be more expensive though. Durago is...
05-21-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By UAEBiker

That about as big as i go onto a flat. With 80mm...

That about as big as i go onto a flat. With 80mm of travel its not very fun any higher.
05-21-06, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By UAEBiker

Lesson Learned

Check your landing. There was this three foot drop to flat i was going to hit and it went great, felt nice in the air but then the landing came and it was like landing in flower (like bakers flower)...
05-20-06, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah most people dont like it when you say their...

Yeah most people dont like it when you say their sport of choice sucks wannagetgood.

yeah i cant even explain it to my self why i like biking so much. Its like an addiction that i dont even...
05-19-06, 11:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 854
Posted By UAEBiker

You are very happy when your parents are going to...

You are very happy when your parents are going to buy you a bike for college instead of a car.
05-19-06, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 495
Posted By UAEBiker

Lol it was 113 yesterday. Its the days that are...

Lol it was 113 yesterday. Its the days that are over 120 that really get you.
05-16-06, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By UAEBiker

Denver/Littleton Bikeshop

Hey, i will be moving to Littleton CO for the Summer and then up to Boulder. What is your favorite bike shop in the Denver/Littleton area and in Boulder.
05-15-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,554
Posted By UAEBiker

Actually i would go with the ...

Actually i would go with the

http://www.sportmart.ca/store/2product.asp?countryID=0&category%5Fid=49&product%5Fid=13812&mscssid=SXHXWXA9HDL79PSXV8V27UK98S2D7H32
05-14-06, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah, what mx_599 said. If you buy a f/s new you...

Yeah, what mx_599 said. If you buy a f/s new you should pay over $1k or else the bike will weigh a lot and have crap conponents. If you spend $1k on a hardtail you will get a sick bike.
05-14-06, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah MBR is my favorite bike mag. Sux that...

Yeah MBR is my favorite bike mag. Sux that things are in pounds but the mag is so much better than anything you can find in the states.
05-14-06, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By UAEBiker

Looked around online. Seems the FX is better...

Looked around online. Seems the FX is better because it has Terra Logic. The 05 versions of the forks didnt get great reviews and there were not many reviews on the 06 versions on MTBR.com. The...
05-14-06, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By UAEBiker

Thanks for the info. Will keep it in mind for...

Thanks for the info. Will keep it in mind for University next year.
05-13-06, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By UAEBiker

Nap times

Hey, so i have started riding before school at 6 and so i have been getting very little sleep. How long is a good time to be taking a nap in the afternoon. Can sometimes i take a nap and feel more...
05-13-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By UAEBiker

Graduating

Hey so im graduating in a month or so and going to CU Boulder. Anyone ride around this area?
05-13-06, 05:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,039
Posted By UAEBiker

Where these the kind of helpful posts you were...

Where these the kind of helpful posts you were talking about gmoney.

if i had a mother to blah blah to... i buy my own bikes, i wasnt a spoiled kid. (you had nothing positve to add to that...
05-13-06, 01:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,980
Posted By UAEBiker

LOL i like Siu Blue Winds comment the best.

LOL i like Siu Blue Winds comment the best.
05-11-06, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah I love Jenson and Pricepoint, Nashbar also...

Yeah I love Jenson and Pricepoint, Nashbar also has been good. BlueSky looks like they have some great deals but i havent dealt with them. Jenson's customer service was great had to call on some...
05-09-06, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By UAEBiker

Manitou minute 3. It has ITA. Infinite travel...

Manitou minute 3. It has ITA. Infinite travel adjustment. So you can have it at 130mm while you are going down and then put at 0, 10, or 50mm when you climb.
05-09-06, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By UAEBiker

Ok i think i am going to go with a Marzocchi MX...

Ok i think i am going to go with a Marzocchi MX Comp ETA 2005 with 105mm travel. Any more i think would mess up the bike. Thanks.

@ Sphynx: I havent really abused mine very much. 2 - 3 foot...
05-09-06, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By UAEBiker

My riding partner and i had 6 flats in a single...

My riding partner and i had 6 flats in a single ride(only a 20k ride. We each carry an extra tube and patch kits, thats all you need.
05-09-06, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah i found a 2005 Marzocchi Mx Comp ETA for...

Yeah i found a 2005 Marzocchi Mx Comp ETA for $200 that looks great. 105mm travel and eta sounds pretty sweet. Also what about a Manitou Minute Two. Found a 2005 for $300. Have hard bad stuff...
05-09-06, 04:12 AM
05-09-06, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By UAEBiker

It was an email and they said just remove the...

It was an email and they said just remove the topout spacers and call if i have questions. I have downlaoded the manual of the fork but it doesnt give what you said. Also i dont want to have to...
05-08-06, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By UAEBiker

remove the spacers from the topout springs to get it to 100mm of tra

I am trying to convert my fork to 100mm from 80mm. It is a Marzocchi z.4 01'. Marzocchi says, "You will have to remove the spacers from the topout springs to get it to 100mm of travel." Can some...
05-08-06, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By UAEBiker

It is old though, 01'. I would like a little...

It is old though, 01'. I would like a little more travel but also adjustability. I want like 90 - 120 mm of travel. Do i really want lock-out?
05-07-06, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By UAEBiker

Agressive XC Fork

I want to get a little more suspension for my Stumpjumper. I have 80mm fork now and i think a 100mm would make a good difference. I want a fork in the $300-500 range. Also putting a 100mm fork on...
05-07-06, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By UAEBiker

Ok yeah it says, "Available in COIL or AIR -...

Ok yeah it says, "Available in COIL or AIR - 80/100mm or 130mm" Thanks for the help.
05-07-06, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By UAEBiker

Travel Adjustment

Hey I have a Marzocchi z.4. Anyone know how to adjust the travel? The manufactures web site says it is a 80/100 mm fork but i cant find out how to change the travel anywhere. Anyone know how to do...
05-06-06, 11:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By UAEBiker

Marzocchi Z.4 01' Travel Adjustment

Hey, i have a Marzocchi z.4 01' and the Marzocchi site says that the travel is 80-100mm. Can you tell me how to adjust it to 100mm. I can find the info on their site. I downloaded the manual but...
05-04-06, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By UAEBiker

Specialized FSRxc Comp

Anyone have one or any other FSRxc. Im looking into upgrading from my 01 Stumpy m2. So if you have one do you like it or would suggest something else. I do most xc but want the 100mm of travel...
04-25-06, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By UAEBiker

I had the same problem as you valbowski. Even...

I had the same problem as you valbowski. Even after riding clipless for 7 months i still had trouble getting out of them. I then switched to eggbeaters and couldnt be happier. I can get out of them...
04-24-06, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By UAEBiker

Those look sweet. I would get a pair. They are...

Those look sweet. I would get a pair. They are cheaper and lighter. Also what are the eggbeater mxr's. They are lighter and cheaper than the C. Whats that all about.
04-19-06, 12:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,626
Posted By UAEBiker

Just make sure you dont get them too thin. I...

Just make sure you dont get them too thin. I wasn't thinking and ordered a pair of IRC Smoothies 1.125 and they are way thin. Feels like I am on a road bike they kind of suck on anything but...
04-08-06, 01:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,524
Posted By UAEBiker

I recomend the Sette ones from PricePoint.com,...

I recomend the Sette ones from PricePoint.com, they are carbon and cheaper. Also not sure if bar ends would do u much good on road climbs. Its mostly to that you can keep your traction in the rear...
04-05-06, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By UAEBiker

I would go with XT. On JensonUSA.com you can get...

I would go with XT. On JensonUSA.com you can get a 2003 for $39. That is what i did and it has been great.
04-05-06, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By UAEBiker

Yeah you are probly fine. The more expencieve...

Yeah you are probly fine. The more expencieve ones you posted are more expensive and heavier. They look like a pair of k2 pedals i had that were death machines. One pair a spring broke and i got...
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