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01-21-03, 11:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,294
Posted By CycleMON

I usually have a bagel with peanut butter and...

I usually have a bagel with peanut butter and once every two weeks I'll have an omlette with salsa and whole grain pancakes.
01-14-03, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By CycleMON

XT is more durable and basically bulletproof. XTR...

XT is more durable and basically bulletproof. XTR is for racers or posers. Look into Avid brakes, they are lighter and offer better braking power.

On my bike I use Avid brakes, Sram shifters, a...
01-07-03, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By CycleMON

I did a 50 mile on Sunday. I spent the whole day...

I did a 50 mile on Sunday. I spent the whole day riding!:D
12-04-02, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By CycleMON

Hey noname1234, I have a 2001 Specialized BigHit...

Hey noname1234, I have a 2001 Specialized BigHit Pro frame that I'm trying to sell. I'm asking $900 for the frame and fork. The fork is a Marzocchi Jr. T. Are you looking for other parts as well? I...
11-19-02, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By CycleMON

Where were when I was riding in Frick? I used to...

Where were when I was riding in Frick? I used to work for Gatto's, and we would go to Frick on Friday evenings after work.

I now live in Houston.
11-05-02, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By CycleMON

I have the NiteRider Storm...heh, heh, heh....

I have the NiteRider Storm...heh, heh, heh. Brightttt.

Before them, I had the Digital Headtrip - nothing but trouble. The mirochip kept messing up. Anyway, I would suggest the Trailrat (handlebar)...
11-05-02, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By CycleMON

I like my eggbeaters a lot.:) I have converted a...

I like my eggbeaters a lot.:) I have converted a few of my riding buddies to start using them after going on muddy rides with them. When they were having having trouble kicking their pedals to get...
11-05-02, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By CycleMON

I prefer SRAM to Shimano shifters. This may be a...

I prefer SRAM to Shimano shifters. This may be a little off; I also prefer Avid brakes to Shimano. I like Shimano derailleurs.
10-28-02, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By CycleMON

Strictly XC.

Strictly XC.
10-27-02, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By CycleMON

Nice.:)

Nice.:)
10-27-02, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By CycleMON

The only thing the Skareb has going for it -...

The only thing the Skareb has going for it - lockout. The Judy could use an oil weight change to 7.5 to make it feel a whole better.
10-23-02, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By CycleMON

1. Not being able to ride my bike. 2. Crashing...

1. Not being able to ride my bike.
2. Crashing on pavement.
10-23-02, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,226
Posted By CycleMON

Hey Astroboy, can you send me one, please?:D

Hey Astroboy, can you send me one, please?:D
10-22-02, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,381
Posted By CycleMON

The StumpJumper and the XTC both have a Manitou...

The StumpJumper and the XTC both have a Manitou Skareb fork w/lockout, rebound adjustment, and preload adjustment. They both are lightweight bikes - about 24 lbs.

The Attitude has a Rock Shox Duke...
10-21-02, 09:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,824
Posted By CycleMON

Very nice, palooka! My guess is that it weighs...

Very nice, palooka! My guess is that it weighs about 22 lbs.:D

Your bike is sweet too, WoodyUpstate. :thumbup:
10-20-02, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By CycleMON

Another happy Specialized owner.:beer: Beautiful...

Another happy Specialized owner.:beer: Beautiful bike, even if it is pink:p .
10-20-02, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By CycleMON

My skills have gotten better over the years. I...

My skills have gotten better over the years. I used to suck on hill climbs, but I have been going out and tackling hills to get better at climbing. I'm still not as strong as I want to be, but my...
10-20-02, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By CycleMON

That is a cool old skool bike. I would make it a...

That is a cool old skool bike. I would make it a single speed, it would be cheaper to do. Then, I would spend the money on a new more "modern" bike. That way, I would still have my old bike for silly...
10-18-02, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By CycleMON

Errr...:rolleyes:

Errr...:rolleyes:
10-18-02, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By CycleMON

For some really sweet hardtail frames check out...

For some really sweet hardtail frames check out www.speedgoat.com.
10-17-02, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By CycleMON

:beer:

:beer:
10-17-02, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,863
Posted By CycleMON

RacerX, I love my POS Specialized Stumpjumper.

RacerX, I love my POS Specialized Stumpjumper.
10-16-02, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By CycleMON

Me: 2001 Specialized StumpJumper w/ goodies ...

Me: 2001 Specialized StumpJumper w/ goodies
Her: 2001 Specialized Crossroads. She still has to take it outside. We are in the process of moving, so hopefully she will ride it afterwards.
10-16-02, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,863
Posted By CycleMON

Yes! The bikes don't change much as model years...

Yes! The bikes don't change much as model years go by. They will put different forks on the bikes or claim lighter weight, but you get your best deals from previous models.
10-16-02, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,863
Posted By CycleMON

They retail for about $1099. You can get one on...

They retail for about $1099. You can get one on sale from:
http://bikebarntexas.com/site/itemdetails.cfm?ID=1056&Catalog=39&sort=Price%20desc

My bike is a 2001 model.
10-16-02, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By CycleMON

What does your bike mean to you?

My bike is my stress relief, my escape from the world, my toy and my gym.
10-16-02, 09:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,252
Posted By CycleMON

My bike is my toy, my stress relief, my hideout,...

My bike is my toy, my stress relief, my hideout, my gym, and my escape from the world.
10-16-02, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By CycleMON

Thanks again, Ron H.:)

Thanks again, Ron H.:)
10-16-02, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,863
Posted By CycleMON

The StumpJumper! A very good climber; a long...

The StumpJumper!
A very good climber; a long top tube for a roomier cockpit; a lightweight frame; a race ready bike with good components. In my opinion, one of the best XC bikes for the money.

I...
10-16-02, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By CycleMON

If I could make this one smaller I would use it: ...

If I could make this one smaller I would use it:
http://bora.dacom.co.kr/~boonstra/gif/fiets162.gif
10-10-02, 10:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,182
Posted By CycleMON

I'd rather be warm than "cool". I could care what...

I'd rather be warm than "cool". I could care what people say about my tights. They are just jealous they don't have legs like mine.:D
10-09-02, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By CycleMON

Like khoun, I also have Race Face Turbines with...

Like khoun, I also have Race Face Turbines with taperlock. My cranks are about 3 years old and still going strong. I don't have any experience with the Truvativs, but I do know they make a good...
10-08-02, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,740
Posted By CycleMON

It should take some serious riding.:)

It should take some serious riding.:)
10-05-02, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By CycleMON

This may be little easier...the stickers on the...

This may be little easier...the stickers on the handle bar should be facing full front, but with a little tilt backwards.:D
10-05-02, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By CycleMON

The NRS 2 is a great bike for $1500...LX/XT...

The NRS 2 is a great bike for $1500...LX/XT gruppo, Avid Mechanical disc brakes, Manitou fork, and "rear lockout". You should also check out the Jamis Dakar Comp...LX/XT gruppo, Hayes Hydraulic disc,...
10-02-02, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By CycleMON

I'm with these guys. The Race Face Prodigy is not...

I'm with these guys. The Race Face Prodigy is not really an upgrade from the Strong Arm cranks. The Turbines or LPs are a much better upgrade.
10-01-02, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By CycleMON

Dood, that is a good price. What are you waiting...

Dood, that is a good price. What are you waiting on? Wait, if you freeride or do downhill, don't get them.
09-30-02, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By CycleMON

I feel like a cyclist 'cause I am one.:)

I feel like a cyclist 'cause I am one.:)
09-30-02, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By CycleMON

If it wasn't for the Marathon's light weight I...

If it wasn't for the Marathon's light weight I would be using a Fox Fork.
09-30-02, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By CycleMON

I always spin on steady climbs. I don't have...

I always spin on steady climbs. I don't have really strong legs and I hated to climb; a couple of people I ride with noticed I was always having difficulty climbing and suggested that I started...
09-28-02, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By CycleMON

I had a Rock Shox SID 100 on my old bike and now...

I had a Rock Shox SID 100 on my old bike and now I use a Marzocchi Marathon 80 on my current bike. The Marzocchi fork is about the same weight if not lighter than the SID 100, and stiffer. The SID...
09-28-02, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By CycleMON



09-28-02, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By CycleMON

It's a Schwinn:D . I had two Schwinn Paramount...

It's a Schwinn:D . I had two Schwinn Paramount Series 50s with that curve in the chainstays.
09-27-02, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,400
Posted By CycleMON

Which one do you like?

Which one do you like?
09-26-02, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By CycleMON

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1. Frick Park -...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1. Frick Park - technical, twisty singletrack with climbs and some of the sweetest trails ever. Most notable - the Rollercoaster.
2. Boyce Park - twisty singletrack with...
09-26-02, 05:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By CycleMON

First thing in the morning at school and when I...

First thing in the morning at school and when I get home.
09-18-02, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By CycleMON

I'm moving to the Houston area in about a month...

I'm moving to the Houston area in about a month or so, to the 1960/Kuykendal area. I ride a mountain bike, what do you guys ride and where?
09-18-02, 05:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,297
Posted By CycleMON

Dude, you need to get rid of the frame. I would...

Dude, you need to get rid of the frame. I would not persue this anymore. That frame is not good, the structural rigidity of the frame was gone once it was cut and welded.

You need to give it up.
09-17-02, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By CycleMON

Man, I'm getting ready to move to Houston and now...

Man, I'm getting ready to move to Houston and now this. I heard about Memorial Park having some good trails, guess I'll never get to ride them.:(
09-17-02, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By CycleMON

Oops, learn something new everyday.:)

Oops, learn something new everyday.:)
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