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08-09-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By WannaGetGood

I have some friends that say Manitou is a great...

I have some friends that say Manitou is a great brand for forks, very underrated. They make the fork in a 26 wheel size which would be a lot better for DJ. If you go with a Pike 120 mm, then you need...
08-09-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By WannaGetGood

I agree. I don't know anyone that does not use...

I agree. I don't know anyone that does not use the MIPS system or another variation. A helmet is a good investment. Don't cheap out on something that will protect your most valuable asset. I have had...
08-09-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By WannaGetGood

It always feels so good to be back on the saddle!

It always feels so good to be back on the saddle!
06-30-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By WannaGetGood

Just looked at the bike and I am not going to...

Just looked at the bike and I am not going to suggest it. Geometry is all wrong. I see many ass over tea kettle landings coming from hitting DJs on that.
06-30-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By WannaGetGood

I am going to try a different route than what was...

I am going to try a different route than what was asked. What you thought about a bike rack?...
06-30-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By WannaGetGood

What your talking about is called the Crank Set....

What your talking about is called the Crank Set. I don't see why you wouldn't be able to. Might be a good idea to swap out the bottom bracket if you are going to switch anyways. Where did it shatter?
06-30-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By WannaGetGood

Its really personal preference. I think about my...

Its really personal preference. I think about my riding style and flats are what I believe are good for me. Clips are great for super bumpy trails, with that said, I have't had a problem with my...
06-23-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By WannaGetGood

My advice is to go on trails you are comfortable...

My advice is to go on trails you are comfortable with over and over and over again until you are bored and want to move on. Go to your local bike shop and see if they provide any ride groups. Most...
06-23-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By WannaGetGood

I ordered the Seven Control suit off Jenson for...

I ordered the Seven Control suit off Jenson for 55 US. I figured its going to be the best bang for my buck. I don't know yet if it is the minimal I am looking for, but it looks like it provides lots...
06-16-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By WannaGetGood

Body Protection

I am upgrading my body armor this year, as the stuff I have is pretty old and bulky. I am looking for more minimal style of protection, body only. I like the look of the G-Form product, but maybe...
Forum: Introductions
06-12-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By WannaGetGood

Hey there! I am also in Alberta. Edmonton to be...

Hey there! I am also in Alberta. Edmonton to be exact. Welcome!
05-22-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By WannaGetGood

My girl is pretty interested. She has really...

My girl is pretty interested. She has really pimped out her Knolly Chilcotin. The brakes that we are talking about are the new Hope Tech E4 in sparkling purple.

Tech 3 E4 | Hope Tech | Made in...
05-19-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By WannaGetGood

Exactly what I was told and now getting the...

Exactly what I was told and now getting the brakes bled.
05-19-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By WannaGetGood

A hardtail mountain bike would be a great option....

A hardtail mountain bike would be a great option. It will give you the option to do more types of riding if you wish to progress into something more "dirty". For your price range, I would look into...
05-19-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By WannaGetGood

I thought that it could have been that, but what...

I thought that it could have been that, but what I don't understand is how the air got into the master cylinder. When I think about it, would air not get into the brake upside down or right side up?...
05-18-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By WannaGetGood

Replaced Rotor, Now Next To No Power

So as the title says, I replaced a bent rotor on my girlfriends bike. Once I put the wheel back on and tested it out, there is next to no power in the brake. It will grab very little and barely stop...
05-16-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By WannaGetGood

I am still trying my best to dial in the GoPro...

I am still trying my best to dial in the GoPro settings to get better footage. So many people say one thing and others say something different.
05-14-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By WannaGetGood

I didn't read the responses but dropper posts are...

I didn't read the responses but dropper posts are something that I don't think I couldn't have on my bike now. The only bike where they don't belong are DH bikes.
05-14-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By WannaGetGood

What is the budget?

What is the budget?
05-14-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By WannaGetGood

New Video With Gimbal - Evo SS

I am getting out there and trying out my new gimbal. It's pretty sweet and makes the footage a lot easier to watch. Still messing around with the Go Pro settings to get the best footage. Let me know...
04-26-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By WannaGetGood

I would just try to keep riding and not think...

I would just try to keep riding and not think about every other bike you could a have purchased. You will drive yourself crazy thinking about it.
04-24-18, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By WannaGetGood

I am not much bigger than you at 5'10 and I ride...

I am not much bigger than you at 5'10 and I ride a large. I would think a medium would work well. I bet they have a sizing chart on their website.
04-19-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By WannaGetGood

Black Diamond trails are kind of a big can of...

Black Diamond trails are kind of a big can of worms. It really depends on your skill and comfort level. I personally wouldn't ride a XC bike down a black diamond, but I am also use to a trail/enduro...
04-17-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By WannaGetGood

Looks good! Hopefully you can see the quality in...

Looks good! Hopefully you can see the quality in the rides over the department stores.
04-17-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By WannaGetGood

I couldn't imagine the culture shock of that...

I couldn't imagine the culture shock of that move. But that would also be awesome, so many options for riding hopefully.
04-16-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By WannaGetGood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5eMMf11uhM ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5eMMf11uhM

Santa Cruz does what they have to in order to break the bike. Actually a lot more force than I would have expected. To boot, its a used frame.
04-16-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By WannaGetGood

Can I ask where you moved to? I am from...

Can I ask where you moved to? I am from ****tsford, BC. So I am currently missing the mountains right now.
04-16-18, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By WannaGetGood

Some suggestions for someone who has had...

Some suggestions for someone who has had concussions in either biking, hockey, lacrosse and other life events. Concussions suck but you need to listen to your doctor about recovery times. I love...
04-16-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By WannaGetGood

You can ride a lot of the same types of trails on...

You can ride a lot of the same types of trails on a hardtail as a FS. I used to ride a hardtail when all of my buddies had FS bikes. Unless you are trying to burn time of your personal records, just...
04-05-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By WannaGetGood

LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY ON BICYCLE FRAME* ...

LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY ON BICYCLE FRAME*

Kona further warrants to the original owner that the frame of this new Kona bicycle purchased from an authorized Kona dealer shall be free of defective...
04-04-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By WannaGetGood

If it is a 2015, the brakes could be stock and...

If it is a 2015, the brakes could be stock and may need to be bleed. Are these the brakes on your bike?

Shimano SLX M7000 Disc Brake | Chain Reaction Cycles...
04-04-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By WannaGetGood

I looked at a few more companies and you guys are...

I looked at a few more companies and you guys are right on the warranties, Kona is the brand that does not offer a warranty on their carbon frames. Every video I watched about carbon frames claim...
04-03-18, 10:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By WannaGetGood

You mentioned that you may want to invest in a...

You mentioned that you may want to invest in a new bike. To myself, that seems like the better option. It might be a lot of work to find the proper fork for your bike, and even then, it could be used...
04-03-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By WannaGetGood

I agree with switching it to a rigid fork. There...

I agree with switching it to a rigid fork. There are even some cheap options for forks, (used) out there that you could put in for a little bit of extra comfort over the rigid.
04-03-18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By WannaGetGood

That's what I was looking for. Have to make sure...

That's what I was looking for. Have to make sure your rims are tubeless ready before going tubeless.
04-03-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By WannaGetGood

I have the Dakine knee pads. They are awesome....

I have the Dakine knee pads. They are awesome. The girlfriend just bought the Fox launch Enduro ones which look pretty sweet if your not doing anything crazy. Take a look a the Troy Lee D3s. They are...
04-03-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By WannaGetGood

It sounds like a 29er would be the best option...

It sounds like a 29er would be the best option for you. If you were covering more on the mountain with tight corners, then I would suggest otherwise. Even with that said, people say its something you...
04-03-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By WannaGetGood

Carbon is the stronger of the two materials, at...

Carbon is the stronger of the two materials, at least from the videos I have watched. I have not ridden a carbon frame, but they are stiffer with can give a bit of a rougher ride. What I believe it...
09-22-17, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By WannaGetGood

Honestly, mountain biking isn't cheap. $50 is...

Honestly, mountain biking isn't cheap. $50 is going to crap out on you in no time. If you are going to buy brand new, look to spend at least $600 to $800. If you keep buying junk, you will spend more...
09-04-17, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By WannaGetGood

I checked a couple of them out! Some sick footage...

I checked a couple of them out! Some sick footage you got there. I'm hoping next year, if everything goes to plan, Ill be able to check out more bike parks.
09-04-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By WannaGetGood

https://www.dakine.com/en-ca/bags/backpacks/bike-b...

https://www.dakine.com/en-ca/bags/backpacks/bike-backpacks/drafter-18l-bike-hydration-backpack/

I love my Dakine stuff. I got this bag from a buddy probably about 6 years ago and its still...
09-04-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By WannaGetGood

I ride with a pair of Sixty pedals and Five ten...

I ride with a pair of Sixty pedals and Five ten shoes. As far as shoes go, I don't know how well those sneakers from DSW would go. I used to have some Nike running shoes and they did not work out...
08-30-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By WannaGetGood

I ride an Enduro bike right now and I take it to...

I ride an Enduro bike right now and I take it to the bike park. My Process 153 is surprisingly capable. The Patrol in this case I have heard is awesome. If you were going to have one bike, I would...
08-30-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By WannaGetGood

For $500, I would suggest looking for a used...

For $500, I would suggest looking for a used bike. https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/ or kijij.
08-29-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By WannaGetGood

No none of that stuff yet, however, soon to come....

No none of that stuff yet, however, soon to come. I was wondering where you guys went. I expected to see you guys still posting in here. I was not able to do any bike parks this year unfortunately....
08-25-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By WannaGetGood

For myself, Maxxis Minions are awesome. I have...

For myself, Maxxis Minions are awesome. I have never had troubles with them. Both my wheel sets have them.
08-25-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By WannaGetGood

Can't go wrong with the 5010, granted they have...

Can't go wrong with the 5010, granted they have one in your size.
08-25-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,307
Posted By WannaGetGood

Have you gone to an LBS to test any of them out?

Have you gone to an LBS to test any of them out?
08-23-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By WannaGetGood

Takes a good amount of practice. Where I...

Takes a good amount of practice. Where I currently live, there isn't much in the way of jumps. But thanks for the like!
08-22-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,664
Posted By WannaGetGood

I weight about the same, ride a fully, and I ride...

I weight about the same, ride a fully, and I ride at around 35 psi.
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