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09-09-09, 11:48 PM
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Posted By jcook1989

No its just red dirt.

No its just red dirt.
09-07-09, 11:22 PM
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Posted By jcook1989

The Yeti ...

The Yeti

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v294/namelessjanitor/P1100734.jpg
05-07-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By jcook1989

Have you ever used a higher end chain guide or a...

Have you ever used a higher end chain guide or a polycarbonate bash? And the Stinger is a dual ring guide sure it will work but not as well.
05-05-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By jcook1989

No they are not. There are different mounting...

No they are not. There are different mounting styles, sizes, and other various options. Do a little research. With a single ring front you have a lot of options. MRP, E-13, Gamut all make good guides...
05-05-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By jcook1989

Never installed a star nut I'm afraid it will try...

Never installed a star nut I'm afraid it will try to kill me.

I install headset cups with a hammer and a block of wood. It's not hard. I've used a press to but I felt it was overkill. Seriously...
05-05-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By jcook1989

I have one. Learn how to put a fork on. Park Tool...

I have one. Learn how to put a fork on. Park Tool website as a lot of good tech help.

That way you'll learn a new skill and be able to ride your bike. Its a win, win.
04-05-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By jcook1989

If the crank arms just pull off then there is...

If the crank arms just pull off then there is odds are you may start to have issues with them just falling off. You need a crank arm puller. It threads into the crank and then you spin it so that it...
03-27-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By jcook1989

Sucks. I had a friend who just did the same thing...

Sucks. I had a friend who just did the same thing with to his collar bone. Drink milk.
03-27-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By jcook1989

I used to have narrower bars. Then I got some...

I used to have narrower bars. Then I got some 710s and I was in love. The bike felt more stable through almost everything. Plus it was cool that they were lighter then my narrower bars to. Get the...
03-27-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By jcook1989

Yeah if the chain keeps trying to up shift it...

Yeah if the chain keeps trying to up shift it means you have to much tension in the cable.
03-25-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By jcook1989

That dual disk hub just seems like massive over...

That dual disk hub just seems like massive over kill.
03-25-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,020
Posted By jcook1989

The tires must be a grand each, but even then...

The tires must be a grand each, but even then...
03-19-09, 12:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,058
Posted By jcook1989

Don't try to grab the snake it could bite you...

Don't try to grab the snake it could bite you again. Sometimes snakes will only bite and not release venom into things that can't eat in order to scare them off. Grabbing them almost guarantee that...
03-18-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,058
Posted By jcook1989

Unsure exactly what that means but that is what...

Unsure exactly what that means but that is what is says online. My bet would be that it isn't fatal but it could still mess you up.
03-18-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,058
Posted By jcook1989

I stepped off the trail for a leak once and...

I stepped off the trail for a leak once and basically stood on top of this snake while I did it. At first I thought it was dead so i poked it with a stick and it moved. Kinda weird. Glad it didn't...
03-18-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,752
Posted By jcook1989

Derailer adjustment isn't to hard. It just takes...

Derailer adjustment isn't to hard. It just takes practice and a little trial and error. The website above has is a great place to start. I would try it your self and if your problem isn't fixed then...
03-17-09, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By jcook1989

Yeah BB are metic. 68mm, 73mm, or 84mm(I think)....

Yeah BB are metic. 68mm, 73mm, or 84mm(I think). Your either a 68 or a 73mm because the bigger one is really only on freeride and downhill bikes.
03-17-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By jcook1989

Also the bike weighs like 55 pounds.

Also the bike weighs like 55 pounds.
03-17-09, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By jcook1989

My friend had the first one and it lasted about...

My friend had the first one and it lasted about 3-4 months of trail riding before he threw in the towel and let it die instead of pouring more money into it. He upgraded the fork, brakes, pedals,...
03-17-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By jcook1989

Honestly. I fell asleep during the 2 minute...

Honestly. I fell asleep during the 2 minute staring at the front front wheel going down the fire road scene. Some better editing can go a very long way.
03-17-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By jcook1989

Good bike. A friend of mine had a Bullit but...

Good bike. A friend of mine had a Bullit but built up more cross country. Then he sold it to buy and Eundro.
03-17-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By jcook1989

Seems like a decent bike. What fork is on it?

Seems like a decent bike. What fork is on it?
03-17-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By jcook1989

So basically there is no performance oriented...

So basically there is no performance oriented reason why horizontal top tubes are better. In fact there are some reasons why they are worse then a sloping top tube but you don't care because they...
03-16-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By jcook1989

The hub is normal 9mm quick release and the fork...

The hub is normal 9mm quick release and the fork uses 20mm through axle. They are uncompatable. I would get a new 20mm hub wheel because that will be cheeper then a new fork and 20mm is stiffer then...
03-16-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,880
Posted By jcook1989

I ran 2.7 Minion up front a 2.1 Weirwolf out back...

I ran 2.7 Minion up front a 2.1 Weirwolf out back for a little while. Right now I'm running both 2.35s although there is nothing wrong with going a size up in the front. In some cases is can actually...
03-14-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By jcook1989

Well I got a 2.35 Minion DHF Super Tacky. It was...

Well I got a 2.35 Minion DHF Super Tacky. It was only $35 which was like $25 less then the High Roller and the bike shop didn't have a Kenda Excavator. I took it out for a ride yesterday down a...
03-14-09, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,341
Posted By jcook1989

It is suspension and it doesn't have much travel....

It is suspension and it doesn't have much travel. It more for urban and dirt jump where you only need like 80mm of travel to smooth out some sloppy landings.
03-13-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By jcook1989

On top of the chainstay. You won't really have to...

On top of the chainstay. You won't really have to worry about catching on things or getting rubbed on by the tire.
03-13-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By jcook1989

I was reading about that new bike. The DW-link...

I was reading about that new bike. The DW-link guy is claiming that Giant ripped off his link and that the new Glory is basically a ripped off Sunday. Not to sure one way or the other but can't deny...
03-13-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By jcook1989

They'll look good especially on the end of black...

They'll look good especially on the end of black bars. The only problem is my white grips are more grey then white now.
03-12-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By jcook1989

Yeah. I lived in Sequoia last year.

Yeah. I lived in Sequoia last year.
03-12-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By jcook1989

Where are you going to school? Those dorm rooms...

Where are you going to school? Those dorm rooms look very familiar.
03-12-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,946
Posted By jcook1989

Thanks for the input. I think I'll go for it....

Thanks for the input. I think I'll go for it. Seems like a good deal. I might ask him to drop the price because I don't really want the cranks. Although any one have opinions on Holzfellers versus...
03-12-09, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,946
Posted By jcook1989

It's an 07. Doesn't say want crank or seatpost...

It's an 07. Doesn't say want crank or seatpost but I e-mailed him about going to look at it.

Here's a picture of it. The seat is slammed so I can't see the post and the cranks look to be Shimano,...
03-12-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,946
Posted By jcook1989

Anyone ridden/heard things about a Yeti ASX

So I found a Yeti ASX locally for $600 with a Fox DHX 5.0, cranks, and a seat post. While this seem to be a pretty good deal, I just wanted to know if anyone had been on one and what they thought or...
03-11-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By jcook1989

It could be I've heard of some pro downhill...

It could be I've heard of some pro downhill riders using Dura Ace. So I guess road derailers can be mountain derailers.
03-11-09, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By jcook1989

How often are you going through cassettes? I've...

How often are you going through cassettes? I've had my PG-950 on my bike for almost a year and that is supposed to be a low end cassette. But I guess if you're going through them quick then you might...
03-10-09, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,341
Posted By jcook1989

The new Dorados have a hexagonal axle so they are...

The new Dorados have a hexagonal axle so they are stiffer they also use carbon in the uppers to make them a lot stiffer and keep weight down. The one big downside though is that they are like $1000...
03-09-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By jcook1989

Minon DHF or Kenda Nevagal

Need a new front tire. 2.35 inches wide. Ride all mountain but with a lot more emphasis getting down the hill. Southern California. Mostly dry. Rock Gardens and hardpack with some loose on hardpack....
03-02-09, 11:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,704
Posted By jcook1989

ODI Lock Ons and for as long as I'm running...

ODI Lock Ons and for as long as I'm running flats, DMR V12s.
03-02-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,178
Posted By jcook1989

You've never slid your bike to a stop with a...

You've never slid your bike to a stop with a locked up front wheel?
02-26-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,786
Posted By jcook1989

How so?

How so?
02-20-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By jcook1989

Not sure if you can get them new as just a frame...

Not sure if you can get them new as just a frame but the Norco Rampage is built to be a Freeride hardtail. It is a little heavy but being a hard tail it pedals pretty well. Its a shorter bike so it's...
02-17-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 697
Posted By jcook1989

I was looking at those bikes the other day and...

I was looking at those bikes the other day and they have a lot of trick stuff on them. Super expensive though. I really liked the animations on their website though.
02-13-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By jcook1989

Less chain will increase chain tension as will a...

Less chain will increase chain tension as will a derailer with a heavier spring. The increased tension will help to decrease chain slap. But you should also have some sort of wrap on your chain stay....
02-10-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By jcook1989

Goggles are good. It'll keep dirt and rocks out...

Goggles are good. It'll keep dirt and rocks out of your eyes which tend to thrown around more by bigger DH tires.
02-05-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,375
Posted By jcook1989

Their site is back up and but the Revolt is the...

Their site is back up and but the Revolt is the only bike up on it.

http://www.evil-bikes.com/#/000123/store
02-04-09, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,375
Posted By jcook1989

Banshee Morphine. .243 DH or FR. Evil has...

Banshee Morphine. .243 DH or FR.

Evil has new ownership and I think they only bike they are offering right now is their new downhill rig.
02-02-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By jcook1989

You don't always need a a chain guide running a...

You don't always need a a chain guide running a single front ring. I think hard tails tend to need them even less often then a full suspension bike. I ran my hardtail with a single front ring and a...
01-30-09, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By jcook1989

They don't sell frames. At least for mountain...

They don't sell frames. At least for mountain bike frames. I e-mailed them about pricing for a Remedy frame and they told me they don't offer them as just a frame. But I did go down to a LBS that was...
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