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03-21-03, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Guinness is my favorite by far. A good black and...

Guinness is my favorite by far. A good black and tan made with Guinness and Bass Ale never gets old. I also like Blue Moon.
03-16-03, 01:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I'm currently located in Auburn, AL and for now...

I'm currently located in Auburn, AL and for now I'm sticking to XC trails.........mainly because I don't want to kill myself on DH yet lol:beer:
03-13-03, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,715
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Posted By Ge|atinousFury

LMAO!!!! Around 3 or so months ago I watched...

LMAO!!!! Around 3 or so months ago I watched that video no telling how many times!!! Definitely in the "crazy hall of fame"...
03-13-03, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,172
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Sweet bike........I'd love to build up a bike of...

Sweet bike........I'd love to build up a bike of my own sometime in the future. As of now, though, I have nowhere near the required skill to do so.
03-12-03, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I seem to have missed a slight bit of info when I...

I seem to have missed a slight bit of info when I made my earlier post. My wheelset is the Shimano WH-M540, not the WH-M575. I did a quick search on yahoo and they're a disc wheelset. My wheelset,...
03-12-03, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I just had that wheelset installed on my Trek...

I just had that wheelset installed on my Trek 4500 not too long ago. So far I've been riding around 10 or so times and I love 'em!! To me the weight of the wheelset seems centered around the rim...
03-07-03, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,152
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I recently upgraded my Trek 4500's Judy TT fork...

I recently upgraded my Trek 4500's Judy TT fork to a 2002 Rockshox Psylo SL. The fork is awesome!! It has 80-100-125mm U-turn adjustment, rebound adjustment, and adjustable preload with lockout...
03-05-03, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,032
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Hey there bro, don't feel bad. I'm trying to...

Hey there bro, don't feel bad. I'm trying to learn how to ride one presently and I'm not even to the point to where I can get the front wheel off the ground and keep it that way for any length of...
03-04-03, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I just watched the streaming 256k broadband...

I just watched the streaming 256k broadband movie.........I love it!!!! When the dude takes off his shoes they're smoking rotf!!!!!
03-04-03, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Man that was awesome!! Watching that makes me...

Man that was awesome!! Watching that makes me wanna go outside and jump something:D
02-23-03, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Thanks for the compliments Tokus (and everyone...

Thanks for the compliments Tokus (and everyone else). I can't speak for the 125mm setting because I haven't needed that much travel yet, but for the 100mm setting, the slight geometry change hasn't...
02-22-03, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Yeah that's the next thing on my shopping...

Yeah that's the next thing on my shopping list.......fortunately I received tons of suggestions on my pedal thread here in the mtb forums;)
02-22-03, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Yes, and then some. It is on the fly adjustable...

Yes, and then some. It is on the fly adjustable from 80-125mm
02-22-03, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

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02-22-03, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Finally got my bike upgraded (pic)

Hey everyone....I finally got my 02' Psylo SL installed and my new Shimano RH-M540 wheelset. It rides like a completely different bicycle now. I upgraded from a Judy TT fork and the difference is...
02-18-03, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Just wanted to say thanks again........it was...

Just wanted to say thanks again........it was exactly what you said. Cleaned the bike up and abracadabra.....no more grinding noise.
02-18-03, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Wow. I was planning on cleaning the...

Wow. I was planning on cleaning the chain/cogrings after today's ride. I usually clean them after every ride, but they are a bit dirty now that I think about it. Thanks for the knowledge!!
02-18-03, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Cleaning the bottom bracket?

When I pedal I have a faint (but severely annoying) grinding sound coming from the bottom bracket. I hypothesize that a bit of dirt has gotten into or around the bottom bracket and is making the...
02-16-03, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,042
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

try DPS Nutrition...

try

DPS Nutrition (http://www.dpsnutrition.com)

For supplements, I have yet to find a retailer (web or otherwise) that beats their prices. Fast and cheap shipping also. Might wanna give it...
02-16-03, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

K I went and bought the RS Redrum...

K I went and bought the RS Redrum oil........turns out it wasn't as expensive as I had initially thought. Now I just gotta find a syringe or somethin to put it on with a drop at a time....or I'll...
02-16-03, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

After reading that excerpt from the RS website (I...

After reading that excerpt from the RS website (I shoulda went there first but I didn't think to) I'm going to go out and buy some Teflon-based lubricant at my LBS. Would anyone pay more and go for...
02-16-03, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Is the oil you're talking about that little red...

Is the oil you're talking about that little red bottle of Rockshox Oil at my LBS that's like $16 a bottle???
02-16-03, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Cleaning stanchions

I just had my Rockshox Psylo SL installed on my bike, and man is it a night/day difference over the Judy TT!!! I love it!!!!!!!!! In the manual (and all over the forums) I have seen it stated that...
02-15-03, 10:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,266
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

-Location: Auburn, Alabama -Profession: ...

-Location: Auburn, Alabama

-Profession: Mechanical Engineering student at Auburn University

-Age: 20

-Bike: 2002 Trek 4500

-Components: Shimano Alivio, Rockshox Psylo SL fork,...
02-15-03, 01:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,949
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Definitely. Spineshank is awesome. I saw...

Definitely. Spineshank is awesome. I saw Meshuggah suggested too. All good bands to train to. As some can tell, I like heavy music to train to also. Even while in a car you get an adrenaline...
02-14-03, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,015
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

So my bike is a 24 speed......by installing a...

So my bike is a 24 speed......by installing a bash guard I would lose 8 of my gears because I would only be left with 8x2 gears instead of 8x3?
02-14-03, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,015
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Wow those are all great suggestions ...

Wow those are all great suggestions



So it totally replaces the outermost chain ring? Or just bolts onto the ouside of it? If so, I don't mind spending $26 to help protect my chainring and...
02-14-03, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,015
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Is a bash guard what I need??

Hey everyone...I use my mtn bike for commuting to college and a lot of the time I have to keep my right foot on the very outermost edge of the pedal or my jeans will get hung on the chainring as I...
02-13-03, 02:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I'm gonna suggest the Rockshox Psylo SL. I too...

I'm gonna suggest the Rockshox Psylo SL. I too am a college student (only not 17 hard semester hours......just 13 this semester). I wanted a good fork but didn't want to unload all my money, and I...
02-12-03, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Good to hear. I think I'm gonna go with the...

Good to hear. I think I'm gonna go with the 540's and some panaracer fire dh pro's. Can't wait to get em on!
02-12-03, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

For the 540's the tire size can be 26 x 1.5 to...

For the 540's the tire size can be 26 x 1.5 to 2.25

Could I squeeze a Panaracer Fire DH Pro on there (the DH model measures in at 2.3)?? Or are tire size requirements unbreakable rules...
02-11-03, 11:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Wow, sounds like a good wheelset. The 540's are...

Wow, sounds like a good wheelset. The 540's are supposedly lighter and stronger, too. Thanks for the info Waldo.
02-11-03, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Would anyone recommend this setup compared to...

Would anyone recommend this setup compared to Mavic Crossrocs or the Shimano wheelset I linked to earlier?
02-11-03, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Anybody have any thoughts on these wheels??...

Anybody have any thoughts on these wheels?? They're not too expensive and look pretty cool. Shimano seems to back them pretty well, but then again of course they'll back them if they're trying to...
02-10-03, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I would like to know if the crossrocs will be as...

I would like to know if the crossrocs will be as strong or stronger than my current stock Trek 4500 wheelset. Can anyone offer any insight into this?? I posted the specs of the wheelset in the...
02-10-03, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Pricepoint states they have "Mavic Cartridge...

Pricepoint states they have "Mavic Cartridge Bearing Hubs". The picture pricepoint uses is the exact same picture that the mavic website has for the 2003 Crossroc wheelset.
02-10-03, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

lol I don't plan to compete head on against trees...

lol I don't plan to compete head on against trees anywhere in the near future. I priced Chris King hubs and the things alone cost 3/4 of the total cost of my bike!! On the other hand that wheelset...
02-10-03, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Wheelset time is here

Hey everybody,

All the info I can find on the wheelset of my 2002 Trek 4500 is the following:

Matrix 750 Rims
Shimano RM40-8 Rear
Alloy Front Hub
14G Stainless

I don't have enough money...
02-09-03, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Anybody had any experience or heard anything...

Anybody had any experience or heard anything about these??

Shimano PD-MX30 (http://pricepoint.com/product837.html)
02-09-03, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Oh man those Shinburgers look insane. The cheese...

Oh man those Shinburgers look insane. The cheese grater analogy on their website is a good one. Those might be a little too hardcore for me since I don't have shinguards. When I started this...
02-08-03, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Help me find some good platform pedals

I'm not ready to go for clipless pedals yet because I haven't been riding that long plus I commute to my college classes on it. I'm looking for some platform pedals to replace the stock ones that...
02-01-03, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 314,861
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Here's my new Trek 4500.....my first real...

Here's my new Trek 4500.....my first real mountain bike and I absolutely love it. I've already ordered a Rockshox Psylo SL to replace the Judy TT fork. More upgrades (and riding skills) to come:D
01-26-03, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Yes, the .25" was for the cap. I'll definitely...

Yes, the .25" was for the cap. I'll definitely take the spacers off when I install the Psylo.
01-25-03, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Wow, thanks for finding that info Dirtgrinder. I...

Wow, thanks for finding that info Dirtgrinder. I just measured my steerer tube on the Trek 4500 and the thing's over 9" (measured from the top of the fork crown up to the stem cap). Subtract .25"...
01-25-03, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Quick question.......on higher end forks they...

Quick question.......on higher end forks they have "dual air springs"

Could someone elaborate on what this is and the benefits of it?
01-25-03, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Thanks for all the replies people.......I'm gonna...

Thanks for all the replies people.......I'm gonna go with the Psylo SL. What I need to decide now is, do I pay $249 for a new 2002 fork off pricepoint or do I pay in the vicinity of $270-280 for a...
01-25-03, 01:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I mainly ride on my local bike trails here in...

I mainly ride on my local bike trails here in Auburn (usually the Tuskeegee National Forest trails). The trails aren't awfully rough, but keep in mind I am attempting to think ahead here, and I want...
01-24-03, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

Which fork would be the better choice?

I've found 2 forks that I'm thinking of getting...

1. 2002 Psylo SL (Pricepoint has this fork for $249)

2. 2003 Duke XC (Pricepoint has this fork for $259)

There's more of a discount on the...
01-23-03, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,010
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

So as long as I stay with a Rockshox fork with a...

So as long as I stay with a Rockshox fork with a 1 1/8" steerer tube I'll be ok, correct?

And the swap just includes the deassembling and reassembling of the bike, no extra parts needed?

I'm...
01-23-03, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Ge|atinousFury

I laughed out loud at the mental video in my head...

I laughed out loud at the mental video in my head of that
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