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08-16-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

its what my LBS recommended im not sure of my...

its what my LBS recommended im not sure of my stroke...its a rockshox Ario 2.R set at 4 inches of travel if that helps
08-16-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Rear Shock PSI loss

Hey buddies,

I would like to know from you guys what the "norm" or "average" PSI loss is in the rear shock in relation to use...I know if i pump it to 115 its not going to stay at 115 forever....
08-15-07, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,318
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

there are several factors to be involved...but as...

there are several factors to be involved...but as long as the handlebar/seat ration are ABOUT the same...you shouldnt have a problem...I made a very similar switch recently...went from around 23...
08-14-07, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,545
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

in the manual I think it says you want your sag...

in the manual I think it says you want your sag in between 9 and 15mm I think...so adjust the preload until the fork sags that much.
08-13-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,545
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

hes not talking about the preload knob that wont...

hes not talking about the preload knob that wont budge...there is a bolt like fixture on the right side of the fork where a lockout function would be...your dart is just like mine...one preload...
08-12-07, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Heres a clip from the DVD "Roam" ...

Heres a clip from the DVD "Roam"

http://youtube.com/watch?v=ko3qyMT00jc
08-12-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

no I havent tried contacting rockshox...

no I havent tried contacting rockshox directly...im still in the process of talking to the guy who sold it to me...Its Jeff from BikeIsland.com...and if any of you have ever dealt with him...then you...
08-12-07, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

pretty nice...unfortunately I have some bad...

pretty nice...unfortunately I have some bad news...I may have to send my rear shock back to the seller because its losing about 20-30 PSI everytime I ride. That really sucks.
08-12-07, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

hip is stiff this morning...ouch

hip is stiff this morning...ouch
08-11-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,236
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

i dont think anyone will notice or...

i dont think anyone will notice or care...preference is personal
08-11-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

haha...no pics for you!! I only reveal visuals of...

haha...no pics for you!! I only reveal visuals of the things Im proud of. And I dont think you want to see that particular part of my body.
08-11-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

i dont know anything about oak mountain...monte...

i dont know anything about oak mountain...monte sano has trails that range from very easy to very hard...and they all criss cross eachother so that you can change difficulty at almost any time...if...
08-11-07, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

wrecked hard

Well I had the worst wreck yet in my life. I had just linked up with a couple guys from my neighborhood to go to this cleared out area where they are preparing the land for a new neighborhood...well...
08-11-07, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

i had a wicked case not too long ago..the rash...

i had a wicked case not too long ago..the rash was on the back of my knee...it ran all the way down my calf and even across to the other leg a little bit...it was puffy and raised up...hot showers...
08-11-07, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

I cant tell if my sag is correct though for my...

I cant tell if my sag is correct though for my fork...when Im sitting and riding it sags about 12 -15mm and when I stand and pedal hard it sags about 30mm...is that alright?
08-11-07, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

yes I like it alot more because this is a...

yes I like it alot more because this is a legitment all mountain set up...almost every part of the bike was designed for all mountain and thats what I love...

no thats my wifes fully attached...
08-10-07, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Motobecane Build

Heres some shots of my finished Motobecane build...Some key points are:"

Motobecane Fantom Elite DS with Rockshox Ario 2.R
Rockshox Revelation 426 U-Turn Dual Air 100-130mm
XT Crankset and BB...
08-10-07, 04:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

jesus, i have been run amock...

jesus, i have been run amock...
08-09-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

is an "alignment" a quick and simple procedure? ...

is an "alignment" a quick and simple procedure? basically one they could do while I wait?
08-09-07, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Solo air means you only fill the fork with...

Solo air means you only fill the fork with positive air...and the negative air automatically is generated. Dual Air means you fill both the positive and the negative air seperatly, allowing for...
08-09-07, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

i picked it up once before the accident adn it...

i picked it up once before the accident adn it didnt turn...but then again...it doenst turn every time when I pick it up now...so like leo said, the tetor totor thing makes sense...thanks guys
08-08-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,559
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

mine stop just fine..front and back they rub a...

mine stop just fine..front and back they rub a tiny bit but only due to flex and i hope that will stop when they get even more broke in...
08-08-07, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

handlebars turning to the left.

Hey guys I dont know if this is a normal thing or not. I clipped a tree with my left handlebar grip...wasnt going fast...probably about 7 or 8mph and I dismounted the second before impact so it...
08-07-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,415
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a252/MaxBrokeAwa...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a252/MaxBrokeAway/nicepost.gif
08-07-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,415
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

I was just gonna go with a safe and tasty Becks...

I was just gonna go with a safe and tasty Becks and hope he likes it lol
08-07-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,415
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

nice pete......when I saw "brown paper bag"...I...

nice pete......when I saw "brown paper bag"...I started to think "oh man...another pete post" lol but good idea man.
08-07-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,415
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Well update: I guess the 10 bucks put me in his...

Well update: I guess the 10 bucks put me in his favor..heres why

He informed me last time that my seatpost was too small of a diameter for my new frame and would have to buy a new one...when went...
08-07-07, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

oh...so its a feature inside the lockout...

oh...so its a feature inside the lockout feature...sweet
08-06-07, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Ok got my rockshox revelation today...SWEEEEEET!!...

Ok got my rockshox revelation today...SWEEEEEET!! But hey...can someone help me out with what the heck "external floodgate" is?
08-06-07, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

seat even with the bars is a good compromise for...

seat even with the bars is a good compromise for all mountain IMO
Forum: Foo
08-05-07, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

nice guys!

nice guys!
08-04-07, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

i bought a new frame at the same time as the new...

i bought a new frame at the same time as the new fork...07 Motobecane Fantom elite DS...which if you buy the complete bike from Motobecane...its the same fork that they use on it.
08-03-07, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

I have another question relating to this...

I have another question relating to this subject...I relation to Gastro's post

I know that Travel is the length the upper tubes can slide into the lower tubes before bottoming out.

But when I...
08-03-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

when I say light freeride...you should have...

when I say light freeride...you should have emphasized the LIGHT instead of the FREERIDE. That would have been more accurate ;)
08-03-07, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Well the main cause for concern here is that im...

Well the main cause for concern here is that im going from a zerostack headset to a standard...so im trying to factor in the size...before I had 1.25 inches of space between the headset and stem...
08-02-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

yea technical slow things can be really taxing on...

yea technical slow things can be really taxing on your stamina. You just gotta learn what your capable of rolling over, jumping over, and walking over...Hell, I mean, Its Mountain Biking! Improvise...
08-02-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Yea, im gonna be going between XC and light...

Yea, im gonna be going between XC and light freeride...its a trail/all mountain set up.

well...what if I take my spacing down 1/4 inch? Considering Im gaining nearly an inch in the travel even on...
08-02-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

well for smaller ones you can pop your front end...

well for smaller ones you can pop your front end up and roll your back tire over it or bunny hop...depending on how high you can hop or if your using clipless pedals you can flick the rear end up to...
Forum: Foo
08-02-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Off Topic Thread: Your Best GIFS/JPGs

I'm sorry about making an off topic post but you guys have posted some of the funniest gifs and jpgs ive ever seen and I would like to see more...so cmon!

Heres my contribution:...
08-02-07, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

well my new fork has adjustable travel of 100 to...

well my new fork has adjustable travel of 100 to 130...so im guessing I should measure it while its the the 100 position?



Thanks
08-02-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

yea...i prefer a shorter top tube length than...

yea...i prefer a shorter top tube length than most people my height..and i only like my feet to be an inch or so off the ground...its all preference buddy
08-02-07, 07:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,740
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

what freaks me out is going downhills ive never...

what freaks me out is going downhills ive never gone down before...i try not to use the brake but i can vision myself coming to a switchback and blowing right passed it off a cliff.
08-02-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

steertube spacing question

Hey I just bought my Rockshox Revelation 426 Air U-turn (WHOO HOO!!!)

Im going to this from a Dart 2.

My question is would it be a good idea to decrease the amount of spacing between the...
07-31-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

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07-30-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,415
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

WELL i can promise you have I have no reason to...

WELL i can promise you have I have no reason to make this up...And yes I DO research my queries AS WELL as consult the forums...I want as much knowledge from as much people as possible. Plus I have...
07-30-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,415
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

A question of Etiquette

Let me first start off by saying that I have a couple of disorders...Obsessive compulsive Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder. Please spare me the jokes.

Now my question of Etiquette is about...
07-29-07, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

Didnt see that before I posted...that looks...

Didnt see that before I posted...that looks totally decent for the price.
07-29-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

If your wanting to go Fully, you dont want to...

If your wanting to go Fully, you dont want to spend under $1000, they just arnt worth it. I think you should refer to the MTB forum FAQ at the top of this forum...they provide very detailed answers...
07-29-07, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

I would say go with XL for moobs...as a Large...

I would say go with XL for moobs...as a Large normally will fit a guy with a large frame but doesn't accommodate the extra boobage.

I have never tried Fox jerseys though, so take my advice with...
07-29-07, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,064
Posted By MaxBrokeAway

well hey Ive never owned a FS and its a 4-bar...

well hey Ive never owned a FS and its a 4-bar design and since I wheelie frequently I thought: better safe than sorry

(jerk) :(
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