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07-06-05, 09:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,400
Posted By tokus

What network? Do you have anymore information on...

What network? Do you have anymore information on this?
09-03-03, 06:37 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,284
Posted By tokus

Age: 16 Occupation: Student Other...

Age: 16

Occupation: Student

Other Hobbies: lifting weights, football, reading, road cycling

Riding Habits: Absolutely love cold weather riding; when I get most of my miles

Fav. Music: the...
08-17-03, 11:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 913
Posted By tokus

Do you speak from experience? :D lol

Do you speak from experience? :D lol
08-04-03, 11:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,991
Posted By tokus

Oh man this reminds me of an incident when I was...

Oh man this reminds me of an incident when I was a really small child. I was at a fair and I was sitting on the alluminum bleachers with my dad and I accidently kicked a red headed hornets nest. The...
08-04-03, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By tokus

Wow sorry to hear about that Danka I hope he gets...

Wow sorry to hear about that Danka I hope he gets better. I guess things could have been a lot worse.

Good luck to both of you.
08-04-03, 10:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,223
Posted By tokus

I wear bike shorts underneath regular board...

I wear bike shorts underneath regular board shorts or athletic shorts. The extra padding in the shorts helps you go the distance and makes your ride more comfortable.

I'd say buy a pair and try em...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-03, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By tokus

To me that looks like an H and a D. Although I...

To me that looks like an H and a D. Although I like the idea that it means I fly that would be interesting. European people have fancy writing so it can be hard to read.

I do think you might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-03, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By tokus

The wireless sounds good then. I'm mostly out in...

The wireless sounds good then. I'm mostly out in the country so the RF interference shouldn't be much of a problem. Thanks again.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-03, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By tokus

wireless computers

I am looking into replacing my old Sigma with a wireless computer. I did some forum searching and I couldn't seem to find any adverse effects when using wireless but I still am curious if there are...
05-26-03, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By tokus

Whew! Thank god its metric I thought you had a 76...

Whew! Thank god its metric I thought you had a 76 inch inseam when I saw the title of the topic lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-03, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By tokus

What cleats are the Sidis compatable with? I saw...

What cleats are the Sidis compatable with? I saw some adaptor on Colorado Cyclist and the adaptor covered almost every cleat I've ever heard of including SPD-R, Look and TIME. I badly need some wider...
03-28-03, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By tokus

People may have recommended the Rockhopper...

People may have recommended the Rockhopper because of the cheaper price and maybe they over looked what price range you were in or maybe you did not specify.

If you can get a 700 dollar bike for...
03-28-03, 11:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,459
Posted By tokus

Theres always the Kona Explosif.

Theres always the Kona Explosif.
03-25-03, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,459
Posted By tokus

Definetely get the hardtail. I just got a new...

Definetely get the hardtail. I just got a new Specialized HT and I love it. The aluminum is a little more harsh than my last steel bike but it is still very comfortable. If I had 700 I would buy an...
03-24-03, 09:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,314
Posted By tokus

Pepper spray works great if you don't think it is...

Pepper spray works great if you don't think it is too harsh. Eventually the dogs will learn and simply taking out the black spray can will scare them away. Me an my dad have "trained" a lot of the...
03-23-03, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 630
Posted By tokus

Ha I have two black bikes and currently one of...

Ha I have two black bikes and currently one of them is brown from all of the melting snow we had.

I love spring.

Matt
03-17-03, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By tokus

1. Allow to dry and scrape off mud with a brush. ...

1. Allow to dry and scrape off mud with a brush.
2. Run my chain through a chain cleaner.
3. Scrub and degrease my rear cogs, remove the degreaser and re lube.
4. Take some water proof grease and...
03-17-03, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By tokus

You can always look at the Specialized Bighit...

You can always look at the Specialized Bighit base model. For only 800 bucks its a deal. I saw it at my LBS and man is that thing a monster.
03-16-03, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By tokus

If you haven't tried a camelback that might be a...

If you haven't tried a camelback that might be a good idea.

As far as bottles go I have used schwinn and nike bottles as well as cheapo generic bottles and I usually never experience a plastic...
03-12-03, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By tokus

Wow I was shocked when I read that. It is always...

Wow I was shocked when I read that. It is always sad when a rider, or anyone for that matters dies a death that may have been prevented. I feel sorry for his poor child.
03-12-03, 10:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,173
Posted By tokus

Now that is one nice bike. I love than blue...

Now that is one nice bike. I love than blue color. I wanted to buy an 02' explosif but there wasn't a dealer close buy and it was a little more than I wanted to spend. Great bike can't wait to hear...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-03, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,614
Posted By tokus

Specialized Armadillo Turbos are my favorite if...

Specialized Armadillo Turbos are my favorite if flat protection is number one. Haven't had a single flat in 3 years. They're heavier than some tires so they probably won't be good for racing but...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-03, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By tokus

Hip Pain

I was just wondering if anyone else here ever experiences hip pain. Ever since I started riding even when I was really young riding with my dad I have had hip pain. Sometimes it is slight and other...
03-10-03, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,109
Posted By tokus

May 3rd and then another one on May 24th. I want...

May 3rd and then another one on May 24th. I want to get two in before summer break but I may have to cancel the one I have planned for the 24th as I may be busy. I want to do atleast 5 centuries this...
03-10-03, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By tokus

In the summer I wear lycra shorts with board...

In the summer I wear lycra shorts with board shorts or basketball style shorts over it. I've bought a few of those Nike dri fit and New Balance wicking shirts and I like them. I only have one jersey...
03-10-03, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By tokus

Great bike. Is that steel? I love rigids my...

Great bike. Is that steel?

I love rigids my friend has one and its a lot of fun.
03-09-03, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By tokus

I had to wait about a month because the...

I had to wait about a month because the Specialized distributor didn't get the 19'' hardtails until recently. I got it for $999 because I think they may have down specced the fork ( Rock Shox Duke XC...
03-06-03, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By tokus

New Bike!!!

Finally, after a long wait, I got my 03' Stumpjumper. It is totally different from what I am used. I have to learn to bunny hop all over again because it is so light and the fork is so good compared...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-03, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,909
Posted By tokus

Pistachio- Yes, I do have relatively wide...

Pistachio-

Yes, I do have relatively wide feet. I think that may have been part of the problem but either way the body geometry shoes really up the comfort. The Diadoras just seemed to be really...
03-03-03, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By tokus

How much does it weight that it is a problem?

How much does it weight that it is a problem?
03-03-03, 06:32 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 75,613
Posted By tokus

Hey Spidermike which stumpie is it, the base...

Hey Spidermike which stumpie is it, the base model? I have a 03' base model stumpie coming in on wednesday. :) Not all is well though, were supposed to get 6+ inches of snow tomorrow night:irritated
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-03, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,909
Posted By tokus

For pedals I like Look's as they have a little...

For pedals I like Look's as they have a little bit bigger platform. They don't have as much float as speedplays but they don't bother me knees and there still is plenty of movement. They are also...
03-02-03, 11:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By tokus

Thanks for all the replies. I think the extra 10...

Thanks for all the replies. I think the extra 10 bucks will be worth it for the Alien. Is this the one you are talking about:

http://pricepoint.com/product796.html
03-02-03, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By tokus

Multi-tool

Hi everyone. I'm looking to buy a good multi-tool. I've been looking at the Crank Brothers multi 17 tool and some other topeak tools which have about everything except the kitchen sink. What are your...
03-02-03, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By tokus

Cool pics. What kind of bikes are you guys...

Cool pics.

What kind of bikes are you guys riding? Also what bike is that that you got for $20. I see your making good use out of all the dreadful snow you have up there lol.
02-28-03, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By tokus

Woo hoo bike shop called my bikes on the way and...

Woo hoo bike shop called my bikes on the way and I need to buy some new clipless. Those Z's sound terrific I've heard bad things about the shimano 515s that comes on the bike.
02-27-03, 09:49 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 75,613
Posted By tokus

Sweet Kona Fubar I like that red. Right now...

Sweet Kona Fubar I like that red.

Right now I'm riding a 96' Bianchi Premio for the road which I bought 3 years ago used for quite a deal ($300 for the bike, helmet and water cages). Nice, sturdy,...
02-27-03, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By tokus

If your looking for a big platform check out the...

If your looking for a big platform check out the Time ATAC Z, kinda heavy though.

http://pricepoint.com/product1761.html
02-26-03, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By tokus

I have a question. So you can use your V-Brake...

I have a question. So you can use your V-Brake levers with them or do you have to buy a certain kind of lever? The description seems that this is true but I am slightly confused. Thanks!
02-26-03, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,531
Posted By tokus

If your leaning towards the 500 range then the...

If your leaning towards the 500 range then the Specialized Rockhopper may be something to look at. I'm sure you could get last years model for about 400 and they have much better components. My LBS...
02-26-03, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By tokus

Wheres that from Price point? I think I saw...

Wheres that from Price point? I think I saw something like that there. I'm looking at the XT hubs with the sun ryhno lites I would rather just pay a little more and get the XT hub and the better...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-03, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,425
Posted By tokus

Longest Ride?

I was thinking it would be interesting to ask what is your longest ride? Group, tour, solo whatever what is your personal record. Any big goals or long rides you are planning for when it warms up?
02-25-03, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By tokus

Price Point has Marzocchi MX comps with ETA for...

Price Point has Marzocchi MX comps with ETA for $259 and it comes with a free cane creek headset. 105 mm of travel and the ETA is a lockout but not completely, when it is activated it still gives you...
02-24-03, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By tokus

Whoah thats pretty bad. Thanks for making the...

Whoah thats pretty bad. Thanks for making the picture as big as could wouldn't want to miss any detail lol. Well tell your buddy to get well soon. I'm off to file down the bolt on my seatpost and...
02-23-03, 03:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,133
Posted By tokus

Black or any related color. Especially a dark...

Black or any related color. Especially a dark graphite or a flat black color and maybe a little bit of silver or white trim. White bikes are pretty nice too I guess I'm not a colorful person lol.
02-23-03, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,771
Posted By tokus

Specialized Rockhoppers are about $530 and they...

Specialized Rockhoppers are about $530 and they have very nice light frames that would be worth upgrading later. The components are Alivio/ Deore which aren't top of the line components but they will...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-03, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By tokus

The summer of 2000 when I just turned 13. That...

The summer of 2000 when I just turned 13. That was one of the most important times of my life as not only did I find my love of cycling but also over that summer I dropped 30 pounds and grew 5...
02-22-03, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By tokus

Hey, how do you like the increased suspension...

Hey, how do you like the increased suspension travel as far as geometry goes. Is it still decent on the climbs and tight singletrack? I'm thinking about upgrading from the 80 mm skareb to a marz' 105...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-03, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tokus

Maybe he is trying to lose weight or something....

Maybe he is trying to lose weight or something. Was it really necessary to be wearing all the clothes he was wearing or was it that cold? The only thing that would come to my mind is that he is...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-03, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By tokus

Today I was on my ride after school and was...

Today I was on my ride after school and was getting my @ss kicked by a 15 mph headwind and all I could think about was the ride back. Ussually I get pushed to my destination and have to ride into the...
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