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08-14-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By nbgrom

Looking for 3 bolt chainring

I recently picked up an older road bike and stripped it down to convert to a fixie. I want change the gearing up a little bit but cannot find a 3 bolt chainring anywhere. I would rather not...
06-07-08, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By nbgrom

New bike!

I finished building a bike up a few weeks ago and have been riding it non-stop. Here are the stats:

KHS Alite Race Frame
RockShox Recon Race fork
Sram x7 Drivetrain
XT hubs/Rhynolite wheels...
06-04-08, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By nbgrom

Jumping and Rebound

I was riding some of my local trails and came across a bunch of small dirt jumps. At slow speeds I could ride through the whole section comfortably and still manage to get both wheels off the...
05-15-08, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By nbgrom

Bike Comparison

Here's what happened, my 06 stumpy was parted out by a few guys without my permission, they agreed to build me up a comparable bike. Here are the specs for both. Does this bike seem comprable, if...
07-31-06, 01:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,118
Posted By nbgrom

I dirtbike a lot on when riding in a small group...

I dirtbike a lot on when riding in a small group through winding trails you always hold up the number of fingers corresponding to the number of riders behind you. The last rider holds up a closed...
04-18-06, 01:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,610
Posted By nbgrom

add a broken hand and 15 stiches to my dome to my...

add a broken hand and 15 stiches to my dome to my list as of last week (its been a rough 6 months)
04-06-06, 12:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,610
Posted By nbgrom

I get the usual scrapes and bruises. I broke a...

I get the usual scrapes and bruises. I broke a rib and a foot six months back. Most of my injuries comes from other sports though, dirtbiking, surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding.
02-16-06, 02:25 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,008
Posted By nbgrom

You had the right idea, but the wrong action.

You had the right idea, but the wrong action.
01-17-06, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By nbgrom

Avid Rollamajig?

Avid Rollamajig...
12-13-05, 01:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By nbgrom

Back in action...kinda

I got my cast off today, so im that much closer to getting back on the trail. Doc says everything should be normal in 4 more weeks, but ill be back in 2. I took the bike for a short ride around the...
11-08-05, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,351
Posted By nbgrom

You've got some serious issues ChroMo.

You've got some serious issues ChroMo.
11-01-05, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By nbgrom

It's a pretty bad one, snapped the bone in half,...

It's a pretty bad one, snapped the bone in half, so riding is out of the question. It hurts bad enough to walk on it. The only sport I do that isnt year round is snowboarding.
11-01-05, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By nbgrom

Can't the boards were there before the mountain...

Can't the boards were there before the mountain bike (skateboarding for 12 years, surfing for 11, snowboarding for 9, wakeboarding for 5, and mountain biking for 1).
11-01-05, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By nbgrom

injured

Two weeks ago I broke my foot skateboarding up in Monterey. The worst part about it was that was just over a week after I bought my stumpjumper, so I did not have too much time to ride it with...
10-24-05, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By nbgrom

You knew exactly what he meant. Stop being such...

You knew exactly what he meant. Stop being such a literalist and enjoy life.
10-24-05, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,864
Posted By nbgrom

PSI is an acronym for POUNDS per SQUARE INCH. It...

PSI is an acronym for POUNDS per SQUARE INCH. It is used to measure pressure, ie the air pressure in your shock. Many people abbreviate pounds per square inch with "pounds." They are the same...
10-19-05, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By nbgrom

Definately get it checked out. Last friday I...

Definately get it checked out. Last friday I hurt my foot skateboarding and proceeding to go skating andsailing in monterey in mast-snapping conditions. I got x-rays monday and found out it was a...
10-17-05, 11:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,776
Posted By nbgrom

I'm for dirty sanchez if it isnt copyrighted. ...

I'm for dirty sanchez if it isnt copyrighted. Maybe sphyncter (sp?). Your hershey squirt brown color makes naming it easier simply because humor sells. Students that wrote humorous essays for...
10-17-05, 10:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,737
Posted By nbgrom

Sorry buddy but you will not be going 100 mph on...

Sorry buddy but you will not be going 100 mph on a $300 "motorcycle", but you will probably be riding on one wheel because thats how much one wheel costs. If you are trying to get into mountain...
10-17-05, 10:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,737
Posted By nbgrom

Don't knock it until you've tried it. I can...

Don't knock it until you've tried it. I can pedal just fine and ride my ktm and i do not have a death wish. Lots of people have this anti-motorcycle attitude. Almost all of the injuries on...
10-11-05, 11:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,427
Posted By nbgrom

Thanks for the advice, I'll work on gettin out of...

Thanks for the advice, I'll work on gettin out of the habit.

QUadzone: Awesome, I picked up the yahama 450 quad a few months ago and man that thing hauls, my little brother rides the suzuki z400...
10-10-05, 07:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,427
Posted By nbgrom

Ya on flat, tight turns. I got in the habit...

Ya on flat, tight turns. I got in the habit dirtbiking and it stuck. I wouldn't call it a skid though, it's more a drift. I use it when I come in too fast because it gets the back tire around,...
10-10-05, 03:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,427
Posted By nbgrom

pretty cool footage, but that trail could have...

pretty cool footage, but that trail could have been a bit more exciting with more jumps, drops and such. I like to slide the back end out in the tight flat switchback turns, it's a lot more fun and...
10-04-05, 06:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,250
Posted By nbgrom

agreed, the skin-tight, butt-hugging shorts dont...

agreed, the skin-tight, butt-hugging shorts dont do it for me either. Go get some athletic shorts and sliding pants for underneath.
10-04-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,250
Posted By nbgrom

agreed, the skin-tight, butt-hugging shorts dont...

agreed, the skin-tight, butt-hugging shorts dont do it for me either. Go get some athletic shorts and sliding pants for underneath.
10-03-05, 11:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,601
Posted By nbgrom

good call, buy a round of beers at the end and...

good call, buy a round of beers at the end and ask for advice, riding with people better than you is the only way to progress because it forces you to push yourself harder than you normally would. ...
10-03-05, 11:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,838
Posted By nbgrom

energy drinks just leave me too spracked to do...

energy drinks just leave me too spracked to do serious riding, sometimes I'm tired when I start but after five minutes of pedaling I'm energized. I used to drink a lot of energy drinks but caffeine...
10-03-05, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,250
Posted By nbgrom

Ya some people are taking this a little extreme,...

Ya some people are taking this a little extreme, I think its just important to know what you are getting into. Guns, knives, and lawsuits are not my kind of thing. Guns and knives = dead bodies,...
10-03-05, 05:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,601
Posted By nbgrom

Everyone starts out as a nub, so just deal with...

Everyone starts out as a nub, so just deal with it and remember not to get pissed later on when some noob makes a mistake because you've been there.
10-03-05, 12:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,250
Posted By nbgrom

I think the finger really just adds insult to...

I think the finger really just adds insult to injury, its just shows you are too weak to confront them but have that primative need to do something back. If you are going to retaliate which I do...
09-29-05, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By nbgrom

You should bring a shovel and make a nice little...

You should bring a shovel and make a nice little kicker, dont destroy your environment, work with it.
09-25-05, 01:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,099
Posted By nbgrom

My name's not sparky its Ryan and I am not trying...

My name's not sparky its Ryan and I am not trying to offend you (you obviously work for a shop). You probably take more pride in your work than the person who set up my bike. Both deraileurs were...
09-25-05, 01:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,099
Posted By nbgrom

Alright Supergo is not my LBS, but my LBS told me...

Alright Supergo is not my LBS, but my LBS told me to go there to get the 2005 because my LBS was out of stock. Yes I do support my LBS, everything else i have bought/will buy is through them. Yes...
09-21-05, 10:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,099
Posted By nbgrom

I'm bringing it back tomorrow for chain...

I'm bringing it back tomorrow for chain replacemeant (possibly rear deraileur also). The reason I did not support my LBS is because they did not have the bike and could not order an 05 and suggested...
09-21-05, 10:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,099
Posted By nbgrom

You obviously don't understand the problem. ...

You obviously don't understand the problem. Incorrect brake, chain, front and rear deraileur installation is human error. A master link pin that is not clipped in properly is not mechanical error,...
09-21-05, 10:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,099
Posted By nbgrom

Well I bought a 05 stumpjumper and everything...

Well I bought a 05 stumpjumper and everything from brakes to deraileurs was not tuned properly. Today my chain broke because the masterlink was not set either.
09-18-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By nbgrom

Well the surf was epic this weekend so I have not...

Well the surf was epic this weekend so I have not had a chance to really ride this bike, but I rode around my neighborhood and we a small little trail about a 30 min ride. The bike makes a huge...
09-16-05, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By nbgrom

First Tune-up?

I was just curious, what will my LBS do on the intial tune up except for make little adjusts to compensate for chain stretch? I already know how to set up the bike and I purchased my bike from...
09-15-05, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By nbgrom

Made the purchase

Well today I went out and got an 05 Stumpjumper, no discs.
09-15-05, 12:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,093
Posted By nbgrom

ya but im glad you guys do. On some of the other...

ya but im glad you guys do. On some of the other forums I use I'll do an extensive search in the forum and google my question. Only when i cannot find the answer will I ask a question, and after a...
09-13-05, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By nbgrom

Coyotes periodically roam through my neighborhood...

Coyotes periodically roam through my neighborhood due to the development around it. Coyotes are naturally afraid of people, but if one comes for you don't run and put your bike inbetween you and the...
09-13-05, 11:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,840
Posted By nbgrom

Right now I'm riding my dads bike with alvio all...

Right now I'm riding my dads bike with alvio all around, and my riding buddy has all xt. We ride lots of single track, some technical dh (on a ht), and some pretty tough uphill stuff. My dads bike...
09-13-05, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By nbgrom

um im droppin 900 with tax included for a 05...

um im droppin 900 with tax included for a 05 stumpjumper tomorrow, no discs but im uprgrading for juicy 7's after a few rides for 300 so i suggest yellowpages and find a store with ur bike. I know...
09-12-05, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By nbgrom

The only reason i suggested it was because the...

The only reason i suggested it was because the middle of the front fork looks a little sketchy. I do a lot of photoshop, and yes it is possible to photoshop that bike without the complicated steps...
09-12-05, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By nbgrom

I have found that having a hardtail makes it a...

I have found that having a hardtail makes it a little easier. Have a soft tail just adds one more variable that makes keeping the wheel up a little harder. I also found that most people do not go...
09-10-05, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By nbgrom

Ya sorry about that, when I meant upgrades i was...

Ya sorry about that, when I meant upgrades i was talking brakes, deraileurs (sp?), and that kind of stuff. But now that that is cleared up what would you recommend along those lines for my first up....
09-10-05, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By nbgrom

Just because I'm new to this forum does not mean...

Just because I'm new to this forum does not mean I'm new to them. I've read the FAQ and searched. I have gloves, helmet, mulitiple camelbacks, a patch kit, a tool, CO2 pumps, tubes, etc. This is...
09-10-05, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By nbgrom

05 vs 06 Stumpjumper, and more

So I've decided to buy a new stumpjumper. Before I buy, are there any major differences between the 05 and 06 that would make the extra money for the 06 worthwhile, or should I stick with the 05...
09-10-05, 01:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By nbgrom

I Smell Photoshop

I Smell Photoshop
09-09-05, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By nbgrom

you just proved boorad's point

you just proved boorad's point
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