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05-29-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By roundnround

http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=...

http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=22089

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05-25-07, 02:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,068
Posted By roundnround

I never figured I'd run over something out on my...

I never figured I'd run over something out on my trails. (the fact that they surround a nice sized lake never occurred to me...) But I'm tearin through the last tenth of a mile on the trail and sure...
05-25-07, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By roundnround

I've never had a tree or squirrel try to kick my...

I've never had a tree or squirrel try to kick my ass because of my fashionable equipment/bling.

My father rides with bar ends. But he's got them setup in a somewhat dee dee dee format. They're...
05-24-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,068
Posted By roundnround

That's what a cooler is for! :-D

That's what a cooler is for! :-D
05-21-07, 07:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 680
Posted By roundnround

I wonder if He'll be able to have all of his...

I wonder if He'll be able to have all of his taste buds still, after severing the nerves?! I've heard of people merely getting piercings and they lose their tastebuds/feelin in the tongue.

I had...
05-21-07, 07:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,262
Posted By roundnround

Ultimate question deserves the ultimate answer!...

Ultimate question deserves the ultimate answer! (http://www.storyhour.org/Pictures/Flash/********_batman.swf)
05-16-07, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By roundnround

29er Gary fisher cobia and a 26"tire x-caliber....

29er Gary fisher cobia and a 26"tire x-caliber. And the shop told me they could get the xcaliber in 29" as well as in the proper height. They helped me discover that a 21" bike (Which is what I have...
05-16-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By roundnround

LBS' really make the difference

Or rather, LBS' that seem to care, and are open with their customers really make the difference.

I've got 3 bike shops all within about 10 miles of each other and my house. For a while there was...
05-15-07, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,174
Posted By roundnround

so... are you supposed to be able to shift gears...

so... are you supposed to be able to shift gears during a tough climb, or stick with one gear the entire way up? doesn't shifting while under tension put excess wear on the drivetrain?
05-14-07, 06:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,525
Posted By roundnround

That's exactly my sleep arrangements. It SUCKS. I...

That's exactly my sleep arrangements. It SUCKS. I agree. The times that I HAVE to get out before 8 or 9 I Love it! Pity I don't have trails within riding distance for me. Guess I'll have to go get a...
05-11-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By roundnround

I got a cool little system from walmart... ...

I got a cool little system from walmart...

$15 back pack, 5-6 20oz. water bottles =as much if not more than the biggest camelback reservoir, plus it carries all my gear.

I call it the poor...
05-07-07, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,256
Posted By roundnround

Holy CRAP, if you think 205 is heavy, I ain't...

Holy CRAP, if you think 205 is heavy, I ain't even gonna want to know about what you think of MY 268lb derriere!
05-06-07, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By roundnround

maybe it's just the dumb young kid in me, but I...

maybe it's just the dumb young kid in me, but I don't dread the injuries at all. Yeah, they'll suck when they happen, but until then, nothing to fear but fear itself!
05-02-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,019
Posted By roundnround

Holy crap! All of a sudden, "grandma got run over...

Holy crap! All of a sudden, "grandma got run over by a reindeer" takes on a whole different meaning!

And don't be quick to judge us Americans dammit. I enjoy sexual innuendos just as much as any...
05-02-07, 09:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,780
Posted By roundnround

I wheel my Jeep offroad Rollerblade, Kayak,...

I wheel my Jeep offroad

Rollerblade, Kayak, run (not so much), weight lift, skateboard and draw. My Jeep and my MTB are my first priorities, and my girlfriend is my Love.
05-02-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,556
Posted By roundnround

anybody ELSE see only Half the front fork?!?! ...

anybody ELSE see only Half the front fork?!?!



As for color schemes, I'd imagine a fluorescent orange DOT standard kind, fading into a fluorescent green with a metallic white stripe wrapping...
04-29-07, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,692
Posted By roundnround

is that REALLY all there is to it?!?!

is that REALLY all there is to it?!?!
04-29-07, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,692
Posted By roundnround

it confuses me, how do you manage to get pictures...

it confuses me, how do you manage to get pictures of YOURSELF? Are you taking along a camera man, or what?
04-26-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,172
Posted By roundnround

yeah, you could end up like this dude!...

yeah, you could end up like this dude! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNwmpLPhoHw
04-26-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,172
Posted By roundnround

200 miles isn't Just 200 miles. That's like...

200 miles isn't Just 200 miles. That's like saying 200mi. flat land is the same as 200mi with radical trailvariations and hill grades etc.

kudos to getting your moneys worth, indeed.

But you...
04-26-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,574
Posted By roundnround

Jameson is snowing you big time. I agree...

Jameson is snowing you big time.

I agree get what you want. Worst case scenario with the MTB in the city is you end up wanting to do some urban assaults on the cityscape.
04-25-07, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

not sure why I said it wasn't pleasant to ride,...

not sure why I said it wasn't pleasant to ride, it is. I won't deny posting that, but I don't know exactly what I was thinking when I did. What isn't pleasant about it, is the grip shift and the...
04-25-07, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

yes, indeed, it is a 21". sorry my friend,...

yes, indeed, it is a 21".

sorry my friend, but even when I get a new bike, I'll still keep this one. Too many memories are on it.
04-25-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By roundnround

whether I have grounds to compare or not, due to...

whether I have grounds to compare or not, due to being a beginner, I won't decide. But the short trails around here that I've done (two are flat, minimal inclines, resulting in more surface root...
04-24-07, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

Well, I'm 6'2, and weigh about 260, if that has...

Well, I'm 6'2, and weigh about 260, if that has any factoring into the equation.

I've taken the bike out a couple times, since the new neck and shocks. The trails I'm running have a good deal of...
04-24-07, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

wow, can't believe I've learned so much so FAR!...

wow, can't believe I've learned so much so FAR! As far as weight and additional performance is concerned, I'll probably keep an eye on a better bike in the future. For now I guess I'll just do a few...
04-24-07, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

I'm guessing the stem is that which the handlebar...

I'm guessing the stem is that which the handlebar is attached to?

that's what my LBS suggested I get, for one reason or another. I should have researched it more, and such. It is close to what...
04-23-07, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

okay, at least I know that much more about it. I...

okay, at least I know that much more about it. I still would like to get rid of them, that's for sure.
04-23-07, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=42394&d=1176830857
mine seems to be integrated into it, ^^^^ that's why I was curious.
04-23-07, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By roundnround

is my mesa worth upgrading?

I've been searching and searching these boards, and the general consensus of this bike that I got is that it is great for entry level, but that's about it. My schwinn is about 8 years old.

I...
04-19-07, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,173
Posted By roundnround

Pretend to be nicolas cage, and steal the...

Pretend to be nicolas cage, and steal the declaration of independence.
04-19-07, 06:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,082
Posted By roundnround

where is Pisgah?

where is Pisgah?
04-17-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 411,764
Posted By roundnround

my rigS

Howdy all,

I've been lurking for a few weeks, and thought I'd introduce myself with my bike too. (I intro'd myself, with no pics in another forum)

I'm in the Hampton Roads area of VA, on the NC...
04-10-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,375
Posted By roundnround

Just to add to a point... WD40 is used on...

Just to add to a point...

WD40 is used on aircraft a plenty. Why wouldn't it work for something so much weaker and unimportant as a bike?

I know I've used it plenty, and my bike isn't an...
04-10-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By roundnround

couldn't help ya there, but I'm in the southern...

couldn't help ya there, but I'm in the southern part of VA, around The Peninsula. If you ever get a chance to come down this way, let me know. I'm relatively new to the scene as well. I ride a...
Forum: Introductions
04-09-07, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By roundnround

nothing specific I don't think. I'd like to one...

nothing specific I don't think. I'd like to one day see how serious I can take my biking, on harder trails and what not, but for now it's all about recreation. My Jeep does the harder trails that a...
Forum: Introductions
04-09-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By roundnround

Howdy from Hampton Roads

Hello,

Just introducing myself. I've got a schwinn mesa that I used to ride very avidly when I was a few years younger. Just got it all tuned up before winter, and now I've got to break it in...
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