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06-07-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By harov3

I think you need to tell us what sort of riding...

I think you need to tell us what sort of riding you see yourself doing before anyone can say wether they think a certain bike is good deal/ride for you. But that said if I had to choose from the list...
06-05-08, 04:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,967
Posted By harov3

Baggies with a padded liner.

Baggies with a padded liner.
06-05-08, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By harov3

In a word, no. Have look at some giants like the...

In a word, no. Have look at some giants like the boulder or boulder se, or if you can go the extra dosh look at a Giant Rincon, an excellent starter bike. This is an 07 model.
06-04-08, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,315
Posted By harov3

Ahhh another (young?) soul corrupted, welcome...

Ahhh another (young?) soul corrupted, welcome brother.
05-30-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,145
Posted By harov3

As work and family allows BFG. I'm hoping the...

As work and family allows BFG. I'm hoping the goat farm will be all rainy this sunday, that way the fast boys will rollover and go back to sleep and I and a few others can play on a track usually...
05-30-08, 02:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,145
Posted By harov3

I've taken up commuting after a few years away...

I've taken up commuting after a few years away from the road. I pulled an old (86-87) Repco of a swap-your-rubbish pile because it reminded me of my last courier bike. It had very little use on it...
05-30-08, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By harov3

Great buy at the price, I paid $600AU for my...

Great buy at the price, I paid $600AU for my wife's. (about $570US)
05-21-08, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By harov3

Giant Rincon $420 ...

Giant Rincon $420





http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-US/bikes/mountain/1260/29299/
05-12-08, 07:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By harov3

I know I'm faster going downhill on my FS than I...

I know I'm faster going downhill on my FS than I was on my HT. Same trails, mostly the same parts just a new frame. Yeah, yeah and a NOS fox shockie. Going up? little slower on the boring grind bits...
05-10-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,080
Posted By harov3

HERO!:beer: ...

HERO!:beer:





http://img103.imageshack.us/img103/8311/hpim8849qw1.jpg
05-10-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By harov3

Work takes me away from time to time, back until...

Work takes me away from time to time, back until about september?
05-10-08, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By harov3

Kiss them goodbye. Typically cheap RST's use...

Kiss them goodbye. Typically cheap RST's use plastic top caps/adjusters that pop just like yours when given a hard time. These?
03-02-08, 11:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By harov3

Went up to John Forrest today, took a bunch of...

Went up to John Forrest today, took a bunch of non riders with me. Nobody stacked it and some had the termerity to bugger off up hill leaving me breathless and behind, not hard to do though. Find of...
03-02-08, 02:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By harov3

Damm man! I dont know there's enough lycra in the...

Damm man! I dont know there's enough lycra in the state to cover my ass.
03-01-08, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By harov3

A.R.S.E.Y. *******s, I like it. Your thoughts BFG?

A.R.S.E.Y. *******s, I like it. Your thoughts BFG?
03-01-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By harov3

Aussie Riders Slay Everone Y'all

Aussie Riders Slay Everone Y'all
02-29-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,113
Posted By harov3

K-mart dually. Mushy pogo sticks at the front and...

K-mart dually. Mushy pogo sticks at the front and a sponge for the rear with geometry designed to kill you. Wheels were made of spaghetti and foil and the drive train was fighting for its life with...
02-16-08, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By harov3

Yeah, they break and end up on the side of some...

Yeah, they break and end up on the side of some otherwise pristine trail in the wilderness looking all manky.
02-16-08, 03:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By harov3

I've had hayes nines for nearly three years now...

I've had hayes nines for nearly three years now without a hint of trouble.
02-15-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By harov3

I've been using a zocchi dirt jam pro for a few...

I've been using a zocchi dirt jam pro for a few years now. Its not first class but it is solid. The dirt jumpers should be ideal. I'm around 240.
02-08-08, 02:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,474
Posted By harov3

I'm sure they need ground crew.

I'm sure they need ground crew.
02-08-08, 02:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By harov3

Condolences to Sheldon's family. His wit and...

Condolences to Sheldon's family. His wit and wisdom, not to mention his sense of fun will be missed.

Ride faster still on the roads before you now, gone but not forgotten.
02-02-08, 01:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,192
Posted By harov3

Where's Killer Bee? Now there's a hard rid'in...

Where's Killer Bee? Now there's a hard rid'in dude!


http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t162/dminorwa/gastro-brolly.jpg


Not like this guy
01-28-08, 06:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,192
Posted By harov3

Pete schmete. If the Ric0h debacle was his then...

Pete schmete. If the Ric0h debacle was his then good for showing up the mods for what they are. Otherwise who needs that much grief.
01-27-08, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By harov3

Hayes original hydraulic lines are very exxy,...

Hayes original hydraulic lines are very exxy, about $90AU, thats what I was quoted. I'd look into an aftermarket line and I'd do it over the net from the US. It will be cheaper by far and it's likely...
01-23-08, 02:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,319
Posted By harov3

Lieutenant Gonzo. How did it know I was...

Lieutenant Gonzo.

How did it know I was promoted? Truely amazoing
01-22-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By harov3

Thanks, I needed that.

Thanks, I needed that.
01-21-08, 03:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,639
Posted By harov3

+1

+1
01-19-08, 09:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,474
Posted By harov3

I thought all that land was privately owned, if...

I thought all that land was privately owned, if it is council land then yeah! top spot for a track.
01-19-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,804
Posted By harov3

Tim Tams. The hotness. ...

Tim Tams. The hotness.

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s112/na_tully/tim_tams.jpg
01-19-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,474
Posted By harov3

Yes I did greenmount on a KMart dually, once....

Yes I did greenmount on a KMart dually, once. Surprisingly it didnt extract its revenge on me on the way back down and I was able to offload it as an almost functioning bike. What sort of dually do...
01-19-08, 02:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,474
Posted By harov3

You live next door to the trailhead! :rolleyes: ...

You live next door to the trailhead! :rolleyes:

Oh, and around 40-45 for me.
01-19-08, 02:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,452
Posted By harov3

Yeah.. as a young single guy I would spend hours,...

Yeah.. as a young single guy I would spend hours, nay, days and weeks in the obsessive cleaning of parts and mechanisms that no-one could even see on my bikes and motorbikes (I knew they were...
01-17-08, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By harov3

I was very happy with mine, I mostly sold it...

I was very happy with mine, I mostly sold it through newbikefever and upgraditis. I'd spent a wodge on it in upgrades but I was going to spend a wodge more so I brought a new bike, again. It was a...
01-13-08, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By harov3

:rolleyes: The RST Gila plus is a pogo...

:rolleyes:

The RST Gila plus is a pogo stick, this is its failing, however at the price pt your looking at your not going to get a fox or some sexy marzocchi. In this context an RST Gila is no...
01-12-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By harov3

Either way, I'll forgive a little intervention.

Either way, I'll forgive a little intervention.
01-12-08, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By harov3

I went to TBE in Osbourne park for it, they had...

I went to TBE in Osbourne park for it, they had the only 14" left.

The dealer in midland has three 06's left over that can be had for a very good price. I talked my brother-in-law into a rush 6...
01-12-08, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By harov3

Wifes new toy.

Bought today,but she's away right now so she'll get to ride it next weekend. $600AU, ($535US). Cant wait to show her the places I go. Frame size 14", she's a real shorty:D
...
01-10-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,526
Posted By harov3

Pete's back!! :eek:

Pete's back!! :eek:
01-10-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By harov3

Thanks BFG, I'll give bike force a go, I was...

Thanks BFG, I'll give bike force a go, I was considering The Bicycle Entreprenuer in Belmont, you know them at all? It seems a shame, I've bought five bikes for me and the family through Destry and...
01-10-08, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By harov3

Oh, you know who that is BFG, there's only one...

Oh, you know who that is BFG, there's only one LBS near you and I. I would prefer it if you didn't mention it to him before I think it over, I'm on the verge of taking my custom elsewhere. Apart from...
01-10-08, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By harov3

Is this a reasonable price? Should I feel p!ssed?

My LBS has just told me he'll be charging me $80AU ($71US) a wheel because he does'nt like doing deep vee rims and he had to buy stainless spokes, blah, blah, blah. Normally he charges $40, on my 28"...
01-07-08, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By harov3

Thankyou, thankyou all, I'll keep this...

Thankyou, thankyou all, I'll keep this brief.......
01-07-08, 12:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,303
Posted By harov3

Hate is such a strong word, peeved, royally...

Hate is such a strong word, peeved, royally pissed off, they're more like it. First my posts, now my threads, must've rattled the cage I suppose.
01-06-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By harov3

Bang for not much bucks = adequate. ...

Bang for not much bucks = adequate.

//http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/16797-315_MARMZ8-3-Parts-59-Forks/Accessories/Marzocchi-MZ-Supercomp-Suspension-Fork-2008.htm
01-06-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By harov3

Bugs, delicious bugs.

Bugs, delicious bugs.
01-06-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By harov3

http://sheldonbrown.com/derailer-adjustment.html ...

http://sheldonbrown.com/derailer-adjustment.html

Mr Brown is in the town.
12-28-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By harov3

John Forrest fire trails, the Goat farms a bit...

John Forrest fire trails, the Goat farms a bit crowded, (read-full of young dudes way faster than me), on weekends. :o
12-28-07, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By harov3

OMG! I got it all like totally dirty!

OMG! I got it all like totally dirty!
12-28-07, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By harov3

MTB reviews are peer written, this includes 12...

MTB reviews are peer written, this includes 12 year olds take them with a grain of salt. Commuter/beater bike, get whatevers on sale would be my advice.
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