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05-01-05, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3,715
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Posted By BikeTyke

Well I finally got her done. After waiting...

Well I finally got her done. After waiting almost four months for the rear hub she is all ready to clickity click click down the single track. Can't wait. Anybody know of any other gold parts I can...
02-09-05, 11:51 PM
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Views: 317,406
Posted By BikeTyke

My new steed. Just got her yesterday. I'm just...

My new steed. Just got her yesterday. I'm just waiting for my gold Hadley rear hub and Mag 30 rim. Check out the welds. I want to ride her right away, but my LBS is having a hard time getting the...
01-26-05, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By BikeTyke

Look on pinkbike.com 's buysell forum. They have...

Look on pinkbike.com 's buysell forum. They have lots. Also NSMB.com 's buysell has lots also.
01-26-05, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By BikeTyke

So this company makes frames very similar to SC...

So this company makes frames very similar to SC frames but at a 1/4 of the cost? Who makes the frame? It looks pretty cool. I'd love to have a $400 bullit lookalike. Have you ever ridden a real...
01-26-05, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By BikeTyke

Sorry but what do you mean clone?

Sorry but what do you mean clone?
07-25-04, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,504
Posted By BikeTyke

How many ppl did this happen to? When I was...

How many ppl did this happen to? When I was younger, I was riding my brothers BMX bike and tried a wheelie down the street. As soon as I lifted my front wheel off the ground, I see it bounce ahead...
06-27-04, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By BikeTyke

HOw about a custom saddle from this place? ...

HOw about a custom saddle from this place? http://www.merrysaddles.com/bicycles.html (Warning, not for the faint of heart and small children)
06-23-04, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By BikeTyke

E-13 DRS or MRP LRP?

I'm looking to get a dual ring chain guide. I've narrowed it down to the two models. I can get the MRP w/ ISCG mounts for $125 and the E-13 is $165 plus $25 for the ISCG plate. Is the E-13 worth...
04-16-04, 12:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

It is because of availability of parts. I can...

It is because of availability of parts. I can get a MRP LRP for fairly cheap, and my LBS has the E-13 bash guard. Doing it this way cost less than if I was to get the E13 DRS w/ ISGC guide mount...
04-15-04, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By BikeTyke

More pics from Sea Otter

More pics from Sea Otter
04-15-04, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By BikeTyke

Supposed to be the new V-10.

Supposed to be the new V-10.
04-09-04, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By BikeTyke

Hey Mael, where can you get the Biglink for...

Hey Mael, where can you get the Biglink for $399US? I checked w/ my LBS and I got quoted $800 CAN. MAn it sucks living in Edmonton. Everything is soooooo expensive compared to Calgary. Example. In...
04-09-04, 08:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By BikeTyke

03 SuperT problems

What does it mean if, when I turn the preload knob, the rebound screw turns with it? And also one preload knob turns more than the other and the preload does not seem to be working all togeather? ...
04-09-04, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,756
Posted By BikeTyke

Anybody see the new Devinci's? They are pretty...

Anybody see the new Devinci's? They are pretty sweet looking this year. Sat on a Wilson. All I have to say is PPPPPLLLLLUUUSSSSSSSSHHHHHHHHHH! And pretty burly. But $5500. Ouch.
04-06-04, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

Oh just cause you get all the best toys.

Oh just cause you get all the best toys.
04-06-04, 07:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

BlackDiamond, you work in a Bike shop?

BlackDiamond, you work in a Bike shop?
04-06-04, 12:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

Can you use the Evil bash guard with the MRP...

Can you use the Evil bash guard with the MRP Guide? I'm looking at getting a chain guide for myself.
04-06-04, 12:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

The water bottle cage is for the quick jaunts...

The water bottle cage is for the quick jaunts around the block and some urban riding. I don't like wearing hydration paks for quick rides. And I get thirsty very fast. And besides, I'm not doing...
04-05-04, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

Here's mine right after i put the fork on it last...

Here's mine right after i put the fork on it last fall. Funny story. My GF bought me the fork as gift and I rushed to a LBS to get it put on. I waited like 2hrs in the shop to get it put on. The...
04-05-04, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

Cool. I think I'm gonna get one now. How aboot...

Cool. I think I'm gonna get one now. How aboot some Goodridge Brake lines for your beast eh? And maybe a Diabolous Seatpost and handlebar.
04-05-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikeTyke

Does the Biglink come with a Propedal shock or...

Does the Biglink come with a Propedal shock or did you have to buy that separatly?
03-24-04, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By BikeTyke

Yes I find the 650 too stiff. I have the shock...

Yes I find the 650 too stiff. I have the shock position in the most linear position and I still can't even come close to bottoming it on 4ft to flat drops. I think I am running like 5-10% sag with...
03-23-04, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By BikeTyke

rear shock spring

I ride a 03 Specialized BigHit Comp and the spring in the rear is a 650x2.25. I just found a spring at a LBS that is 550x2.29. Will I have any problems fitting this spring on my shock? The lengths...
03-21-04, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,527
Posted By BikeTyke

If you look around at your LBS you can find...

If you look around at your LBS you can find demo'd or used bikes from last year for about the same price. I already saw some Norco Atomics from last year at LBS demo'd for $1200 and comes with the...
03-21-04, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,527
Posted By BikeTyke

$1200 is too much for a 2 year old freeride bike...

$1200 is too much for a 2 year old freeride bike with only 5" of travel.
03-10-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By BikeTyke

Chain guides

I was wondering if there are any shiftable chainguides and if so whick are the best ones out there?
03-07-04, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By BikeTyke

Don't worry about it, I returned the rotor. Any...

Don't worry about it, I returned the rotor. Any idea why rotors are so expensive? Aren't they just pressed steel? The cheapest 8" rotors I can find locally are $90CAN. Even bikeroom upped their...
03-04-04, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By BikeTyke

185mm rotor for hayes

I dropped by MEC today and to my suprise, I found some Odi Rogue lock on grips for under $28 and an Aztek 185mm rotor for $31. (All prices in CAN) I brought it home and now I can't figure out how to...
02-26-04, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By BikeTyke

Hey! I have the same helmet. Only mine is badged...

Hey! I have the same helmet. Only mine is badged as a Louis Garneau Buzz 2. I liked this helmet because it was one of the only ones to fit my unusually large brain matter (picture a bobble head on...
02-07-04, 10:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 62,786
Posted By BikeTyke

Having owned both cheap sunglasses and quality...

Having owned both cheap sunglasses and quality ones, I have to say that the cheap ones suck. They claim to have all the protection as quality ones but wear them out for a full day on a particularily...
01-11-04, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By BikeTyke

Do you notice quite an improvement in pedalling...

Do you notice quite an improvement in pedalling with the swinger? I was thinking of getting one for my Bighit but can't decide if the price is justifyable(SP?) Also how much did it cost if you don't...
12-25-03, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By BikeTyke

Check out www.bikeroom.com . They have a sale on...

Check out www.bikeroom.com . They have a sale on their
Azonic DS 1 Frame 14" 02 for $199 CAN.
11-03-03, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By BikeTyke

I'd say build a jump on top of the first set, hit...

I'd say build a jump on top of the first set, hit it with as much speed as possible (maybe get pulled by a car) than gap the entire middle section landing on the third set. If you hit it at the...
10-26-03, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By BikeTyke

Here it is. Now I have to go get it all dirty...

Here it is. Now I have to go get it all dirty and scratched up.
10-24-03, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By BikeTyke

Yah! Finaly got my fork in the mail today and put...

Yah! Finaly got my fork in the mail today and put her on. DAMN! My bike looks dead sexy! Will post pics and give review a little later.
10-21-03, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By BikeTyke

UHHGGGG! They lost my fork. Now I have to wait...

UHHGGGG! They lost my fork. Now I have to wait for them to send another one. I have to wait another week! Man I want my fork! :mad:
10-12-03, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By BikeTyke

Don't worry. I got the 03 Super T. I think when...

Don't worry. I got the 03 Super T. I think when I get the fork, I'm going to try and install myself. Is it very hard to install DC forks? Any specific tools? Also I read that Marzocchi DC forks...
10-11-03, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By BikeTyke

Thanks for all the advice. I decided to go with...

Thanks for all the advice. I decided to go with a SuperT. They were clearing them out at bikeroom.com, so I decided to pay a little more and get the better fork. Also, I saw that Jensonusa.com...
10-09-03, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By BikeTyke

Jr T or Boxxer Race?

I want to upgrade my fork on my BigHit Comp from a DJ2 to a JrT or Boxxer and I was just wandering which you guys (and gals) feel is the better fork?
10-07-03, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By BikeTyke

Hey Maelstrom. You have PM

Hey Maelstrom. You have PM
09-26-03, 01:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By BikeTyke

I kinda felt the big hits fit small. I'm 5'10"...

I kinda felt the big hits fit small. I'm 5'10" and I had to get the large frame. When I tried the medium, my knees were almost hitting the bars. Weird! Well I do have very long legs though. The...
09-26-03, 12:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By BikeTyke

You said you got the lrg frame right? What...

You said you got the lrg frame right? What weight spring did you get with it?
09-22-03, 01:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By BikeTyke

All you need is the hitch, bike rack, and a bolt...

All you need is the hitch, bike rack, and a bolt to attach the rack to the hitch. The Hitch usually come with reciever.
Buy the hitch before the rack, b/c you will need to know if you need a...
09-22-03, 01:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By BikeTyke

I found the squeek problem on my bike. It was...

I found the squeek problem on my bike. It was only the spring moving slightly on the stops and the mono cock(sp):) was amplifying the noise. Now my bike makes no noise what so ever.
09-21-03, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By BikeTyke

they work but ruin the finnish on your car and...

they work but ruin the finnish on your car and the nylon straps have a tendancy to get worn out. Plus they are a pain in the ass to put on and take off. I say spend a little more and get a hitch...
09-20-03, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By BikeTyke

NO. I just got the bike a couple of weeks ago and...

NO. I just got the bike a couple of weeks ago and have seriously rode it maybe 6 times. It seems like the more I ride it the louder the squeeks get. Oh yah, also watch the cable housing rub on the...
09-20-03, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By BikeTyke

Why did you have your wife's rear rebuilt? Was...

Why did you have your wife's rear rebuilt? Was there anything wrong with it? Slapped that a$$ one too many times? HEHEHEH
Sorry couldn't resist:p
09-20-03, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By BikeTyke

Speaking of BigHIts. Does everybodys bighits'...

Speaking of BigHIts. Does everybodys bighits' suspension squeek a lot? I love my bike but I can't stand the squeek squeek every pedal stroke. I sound like a cheep motel bed.
09-08-03, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By BikeTyke

My friend has the exact same bike in the small...

My friend has the exact same bike in the small size. This is his first bike and he weights close to 200lbs. He's tried many things on his bike, (landing half of the things) and so far the frame is...
09-06-03, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By BikeTyke

OEM Jr T

I was at a LBS and they had a Jr T that looked exactly like this. He claimed it was an OEM Jr T with 6" travel. He claims it was not used. Anybody know any information about this fork? production...
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