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04-20-07, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By kritter

LBS told me not to use them for the new fork...

LBS told me not to use them for the new fork purchase...

As for the fork, I would fix it myself for the $140 rather then letting the LBS do it but its the principal of putting $140 into a fork...
04-19-07, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By kritter

Best(reads cheapest) place to buy fox forks

My Manitou black took a dump and the LBS wants 200 to fix it or $140 if I fix it myself...not going to waste the money fixing it so im looking for an online place to buy a fox Talas, F series, or...
04-19-07, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By kritter

Heres is another non manitou fan. I have my bike...

Heres is another non manitou fan. I have my bike on the stand with no fork right now because the manitou black took a crap again. I called manitou and they said they know they have a problem with the...
04-08-07, 10:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,926
Posted By kritter

I usually have the courtesy to hug the curb so...

I usually have the courtesy to hug the curb so cars can still turn.
04-02-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By kritter

yes but I couldnt afford to fall off an unstable...

yes but I couldnt afford to fall off an unstable bike mounted to a trainer trying to get on it.
04-01-07, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By kritter

I had knee surgery (ACL replacement and miniscus...

I had knee surgery (ACL replacement and miniscus trim) late november and picked up a lemond spin bike for my house and started riding every day, 10 days post op as part of my rehab. Every dr or...
03-25-07, 11:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 705
Posted By kritter

Bonelli big bear race pictures

http://www.animalhousedesigns.net/mtbrace/

This was my first mtb race as a spectator and the speed the pros go is incredible. places where I would be middle/big they were big/small standing up...
08-06-06, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By kritter

i can patch tubes all day long...I only choose to...

i can patch tubes all day long...I only choose to do it on the trail if I double flat. I sometimes will patch when I get home and carry as a spare but if I can get tubes at a buck...its not even...
08-06-06, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By kritter

Tube Sizes

I have been going through a lot of tubes lately. I ran the slime tubes and they worked good for several hundred miles before I put the bike up due to an injury and now I am back on teh bike trying to...
05-30-06, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By kritter

9-12 miles, 60 - 80 minutes...

9-12 miles, 60 - 80 minutes...
10-24-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By kritter

Which is the reason 60 ft drops land on a...

Which is the reason 60 ft drops land on a slope...so the force exerted is only partial of that 850lbs.

a 60 ft drop to a flat land would break bike or body or both...that would be like jumping...
10-24-05, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By kritter

I didnt think guns and cycling went hand in hand!...

I didnt think guns and cycling went hand in hand!

There was just a run ride(mtb) race over the weekend...
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10-20-05, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By kritter

very smart XC racer...takin the smoothest line!!!

very smart XC racer...takin the smoothest line!!!
10-20-05, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By kritter

How did you put sealant in a tire if the beads...

How did you put sealant in a tire if the beads were seated and a tube was in it? Am I missing something?
10-19-05, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,626
Posted By kritter

I asked for a discount at best buy...I got a 36"...

I asked for a discount at best buy...I got a 36" digital WEGA TV for $800 OTD and a free mondo home entertainment surge protection strip...the TV was advertised at $899 and the strip was $59,

I...
10-18-05, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By kritter

I like my light and motion ARC HID...best bang...

I like my light and motion ARC HID...best bang for the buck. Helmet and bar mount although the bar mount messes with my wireless computer. I like the head mount as I wander side to side with the bars...
10-15-05, 12:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By kritter

Dirty Brown Slider

Dirty Brown Slider
10-15-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By kritter

Are you going to model this in 3d and cycle it...

Are you going to model this in 3d and cycle it thru before cutting material? Virtual prototypes save lots of money and more importantly time...
10-12-05, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By kritter

65 front and rear...love it. Hardtail w/ 2.3 Got...

65 front and rear...love it. Hardtail w/ 2.3 Got a flat last week but the slime sealed it before it went completly flat...rode the rest of the ride on 35-40 psi...much more effort required by me and...
10-12-05, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By kritter

min wage, but the discounts would make it worth...

min wage, but the discounts would make it worth it.
10-08-05, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By kritter

My hayes rock...8 inch rotors makes all the diff...

My hayes rock...8 inch rotors makes all the diff in the world. The only thing I dislike is my front brake lever adjuster screw backs a little bit out every 50 miles or so.

I would go HOPE for the...
10-08-05, 04:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,409
Posted By kritter

I would have liked to see the camera guy pass...

I would have liked to see the camera guy pass him...a couple good oppurtunites in that clip.

I would have preferred to not see the camera focused on a guy in spandex and hot pink/flourescent...
10-08-05, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,075
Posted By kritter

"His "dynamic weight" is referring to rotating...

"His "dynamic weight" is referring to rotating parts, not sprung mass: wheels, brake-rotors, clutch-plates. Wheels and brake-rotors are unsprung while clutch-plates are sprung, however, they are all...
10-08-05, 01:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,075
Posted By kritter

amen to both of these statements. I have never...

amen to both of these statements. I have never seen so much misuse of terms and misunderstading of simple concepts.

My degree is in mechanical engineering...when somebody says "velocity" they are...
10-08-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By kritter

Where to order?

Hope, KORE, Chris King, Salsa, etc...

Cant seem to find this stuff with supergo, performance or the other big names...
10-07-05, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

Got her back with a fresh RD, BB and spoke...

Got her back with a fresh RD, BB and spoke tightening. They split the cost on the BB as it should have been under warranty so I dont know if I made out on that or not.

Gettin geared up to go...
10-07-05, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By kritter

Light and Motion Arc HID first ride...

Technically my second ride but the first complete ride with the light. This light absolutly kicks muchass! The way it casts light from your front tire about 25 feet wide and then puts a spot 40 feet...
10-07-05, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

The wheels are XT RhinoLite XL's ...Sun SUV...

The wheels are XT RhinoLite XL's ...Sun SUV wheels on XT hubs is what they are and I havent trued them yet.

The brakes are hayes FX9
10-06-05, 11:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

"May I ask, why are you tuning her bike EVERY...

"May I ask, why are you tuning her bike EVERY ride? Am I not doing something I should? Granted, my bike has not a problem shifting yet, but, is there a base for how often it is to be tuned?"

It...
10-05-05, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

Bike is cleaned and lubed every ride...chain was...

Bike is cleaned and lubed every ride...chain was fairly new.

A buddy of mine had this happen to him while racing..started out as an out of whack der hangar the he just tuned the derailler around...
10-05-05, 08:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

the diff between higher end and low end...

the diff between higher end and low end deraillers performance wise is rediculous...im not donw grading thats for sure!

I tune my bike which is full XT every 8-10 rides or so and it shifts...
10-05-05, 07:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

So do I go with another XT as it has worked...

So do I go with another XT as it has worked flawless up until this or go with a SRAM X9?
10-05-05, 07:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

My bike is roughly 4 months old with 450 miles on...

My bike is roughly 4 months old with 450 miles on it...

Sucks it happened and there is no way to keep it from happening in the future...this is the first tral ride ive ever had that bummed me out.
10-04-05, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

the chain is not too short...I can go big big...

the chain is not too short...I can go big big without any problems and when this happened I was in 2nd gear so there was def no shortage of chain! Isnt if the chain is too short it would pull hte...
10-04-05, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

There was no crash involved...I was riding up a...

There was no crash involved...I was riding up a hill! and if you think thats bent a bit...I would hate to see what a lot is. The thing is completly twisted 180 degrees and its upside down!

I want...
10-04-05, 09:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By kritter

So im riding tonite testing out my new HID so I...

So im riding tonite testing out my new HID so I take a long route I have never taken and when the trail meets up with the familiar trail I ride I grind away for the last 100 or so feet of root, rock...
10-02-05, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By kritter

Im on a 2005 hoss but conisdering I scrapped the...

Im on a 2005 hoss but conisdering I scrapped the fork, brakes, rotors, deraillers, shifters, wheels, and seat...here is my take...

The Alex wheels didnt hold up. they would come out of true every...
Forum: Foo
09-28-05, 10:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,866
Posted By kritter

I got 20% off...no shipping coupon though.

I got 20% off...no shipping coupon though.
09-21-05, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By kritter

thanks for the info. as far as trail damage...the...

thanks for the info. as far as trail damage...the tire wasnt digging into the mud...it was picking up about a quarter inch off the top just like when I would normally ride through when it was dry.
09-20-05, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By kritter

first mud ride

Well its been raining a bit in so cal and the route I normally ride starts out in some loose dirt. The loose dirt turned into nasty clay that stuck to my tires and jammed in the fork crown and rear...
09-16-05, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,796
Posted By kritter

Whomever recommended the Athena bike needs to...

Whomever recommended the Athena bike needs to take a step back and rethink that...she will def need a clydesdale bike. I say kona Hoss for the both of you. I have one and although it creeks and makes...
09-15-05, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By kritter

ive never noticed any improvement other then...

ive never noticed any improvement other then glutes on a recumbent bike...get a regular stationary and pedal 20 miles 4 days a week and you will be killing stairs with your quads.

When I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-05, 11:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,994
Posted By kritter

"This sort of thing happens alot, I almost get...

"This sort of thing happens alot, I almost get accustomed to seeing overweight people with nice rides..."

Since they have the biggest disadvantage of anyone...excess weight, they need all the...
08-25-05, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By kritter

Mine does this too...it sounds like an...

Mine does this too...it sounds like an intermittent rubbing but nothing is rubbing.
08-24-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,197
Posted By kritter

Obviously you already know what you think its...

Obviously you already know what you think its worth so why bother asking for opinions?
08-22-05, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By kritter

I was told to give a seat 100-150 miles before...

I was told to give a seat 100-150 miles before you toss it...also make sure it is adjusted correctly.
08-19-05, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By kritter

Ive been told several things but if you have a DH...

Ive been told several things but if you have a DH bike...you know as well as they know its a DH bike and they arent throwing it on the lift! If they limited it to 30 lbs...I wouldnt be able to ride...
08-18-05, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By kritter

I strap my helmet to my pack for the climb on a...

I strap my helmet to my pack for the climb on a local trail...at 2.4 mph I am not going to go over the bars or fall over and hit my head...people are walking faster then me up it and they arent...
08-13-05, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,288
Posted By kritter

When I talk of riding my pedal bike I use the...

When I talk of riding my pedal bike I use the term cycling.

When I talk of working on my pedal bike I use the term mountain bike.

When I talk about riding or working on my motorcycle I use the...
08-10-05, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By kritter

Ive been down less with increased miles but my...

Ive been down less with increased miles but my girlfriend has def crashed more as a result of the added miles and new pedals...law of averages in effect.
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