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04-22-05, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By moabrider47

You do need a special type of pump. It is usually...

You do need a special type of pump. It is usually just called a shock pump. You can get a decent one for around $25. It attaches to a schraeder-like valve on the top or side of the shock. What fork...
04-21-05, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By moabrider47

It's going to depend on the quality of the...

It's going to depend on the quality of the V-brakes and condition of the pads/your rim, but you will most likely want to play with the amount of cable you pull through the pinch bolt before...
04-18-05, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,382
Posted By moabrider47

It depends on how long the ride is. Usually, it's...

It depends on how long the ride is. Usually, it's just the CO2 inflator if I won't be far from the trailhead. If it is any longer, it's usually the hand pump, and possibly a small CO2 inflator in...
04-18-05, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By moabrider47

How old is your fork? Suspension or rigid? Was it...

How old is your fork? Suspension or rigid? Was it used on the mountain or for road riding? Are you a heavier or a lighter rider? All of these factors could influence how long your fork will last.
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04-18-05, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By moabrider47

I'm sure the Park book will have plenty of good...

I'm sure the Park book will have plenty of good info in it. I find there website pretty helpful.

If you've got a little more cash, the Barnett books are awesome. Tons of detail,...
07-28-04, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By moabrider47

Zinn and the Art of Mtn or Road bike maintenance,...

Zinn and the Art of Mtn or Road bike maintenance, or read up on ParkTool.com, or read through the $100 Barnett's Manual set in this forum for free (look for the sticky at the top of the thread list)...
07-18-04, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By moabrider47

Try to get into a Park Tool School at a bike shop...

Try to get into a Park Tool School at a bike shop in your area. If you're really ambitious, take a trip to the Barnett Institute. Otherwise, experiment on your own bike until you've mastered most...
07-17-04, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By moabrider47

In most cases with threadless steerer tubes, the...

In most cases with threadless steerer tubes, the steerer tube is part of the upper crown of the fork, and therefore cannot be replace with another to continue using the same fork. Unless that fork is...
07-17-04, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By moabrider47

The black would be fine for your needs, though...

The black would be fine for your needs, though you might want to look at Marzocchis as they have a good reputation for rough riding/heavier riders.

-Moab
07-17-04, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,695
Posted By moabrider47

Michelin, followed by IRC (Mythos front).

Michelin, followed by IRC (Mythos front).
07-16-04, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By moabrider47

No - no long term damage. Relube the chain, wipe...

No - no long term damage. Relube the chain, wipe down everything to dry it, and reapply lube to those place that it may have been washed out of (pivot points, etc.). If it rained really hard, take...
07-15-04, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By moabrider47

You've probably heard this already, but fit...

You've probably heard this already, but fit should be the most important aspect. Jamis is known for bang for the buck, as is Giant. You really need to nail down a little more specifically what type...
07-15-04, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By moabrider47

As long as everything's adjusted right and the...

As long as everything's adjusted right and the chain is sized properly, it sounds as though your cassette wore out with the old chain and doesn't mesh well with the new one.

-Moab
07-15-04, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,982
Posted By moabrider47

As for the tires, just do what the other posters...

As for the tires, just do what the other posters have said -you've got nothing to worry about.High pressure for the road, lower pressure for rougher terrain/dirt.

As for chain lube, I've really...
07-14-04, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By moabrider47

Anticipate your shifts. If you see a big hill...

Anticipate your shifts. If you see a big hill coming up, shift as you begin climbing. This will ensure that you get into the proper gear (meaning you keep your momentum) and will prevent you from...
07-12-04, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By moabrider47

Basically what jedi rider said. Since...

Basically what jedi rider said.

Since you're new to the sport, it's going to take some time and practice until the techniques for this type of thing fell natural. In addition to what jedi said,...
07-11-04, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By moabrider47

They were probably telling you that you had to...

They were probably telling you that you had to pull the lever too far to get the brakes to grab the discs as much as they liked. How much grab you get for a set amount of lever pull is a personal...
07-10-04, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By moabrider47

Do you have riser bars on your hybrid? If so, you...

Do you have riser bars on your hybrid? If so, you probably want to think twice about throwing a set of bar ends on, as you won't gain much. The idea behind bar ends is that you get a differnent...
07-10-04, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,885
Posted By moabrider47

I've actually heard positivecomments about the...

I've actually heard positivecomments about the tires from some people. It's all about riding style, riding conditions, and personal opinion. The fork is something that will serve you fine for now,...
07-10-04, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,742
Posted By moabrider47

"ho boy. I'm out of options then. What's your...

"ho boy. I'm out of options then. What's your best recommendation for a garage situation then?"

Private garage? Keep the door closed and lock the bike to something with a U-lock or calbe lock...
07-10-04, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By moabrider47

"Is it only damaging where it's rubbing or is the...

"Is it only damaging where it's rubbing or is the cassette and cogs getting damaged as well? On my mtb my highest gear is usually not high enough for the speed I ride at, subsequently it's always...
07-10-04, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By moabrider47

try searching the forums for that question. You...

try searching the forums for that question. You should find many threads about a beginnner's tool kit.

-Moab
07-09-04, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,176
Posted By moabrider47

As far as I know, Aheadseta re always...

As far as I know, Aheadseta re always threadless...and integrated as you mentioned. Does it have a single allen bolt going through the middle of the steerer tube from the cap on top of the stem and...
07-09-04, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,493
Posted By moabrider47

Check out Marz' recommendations for your fork....

Check out Marz' recommendations for your fork. They have online manuals with recommended pressures based on rider weight. Have you checked that yet?

-MOab
07-09-04, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By moabrider47

Check out the Barnett's Manual sticky on the top...

Check out the Barnett's Manual sticky on the top of the bicycle mechancics forum. Parktool.com also has some good walk-throughs. You are probably not going to find a site dedicated just to BMX work....
07-08-04, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,127
Posted By moabrider47

Depends on how much time you have on your hands....

Depends on how much time you have on your hands. I like to pull up parallel to them and hop up each stair from a trackstand. Trackstand beside the first stair, hop to the first, balance, hop to the...
07-08-04, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By moabrider47

Got to remember that most of the people here...

Got to remember that most of the people here aren't from NH so they have no idea what you're talking about...

As far as I know, Ragged doesn't operate lifts for cyclists in the summer. You'd be...
07-08-04, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By moabrider47

While the bikes at department stores might serve...

While the bikes at department stores might serve you ok for light riding on the road, don't expect them to hold up, come set up correctly/safely, or be in good mechanical shape. I've browsed by some...
07-08-04, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By moabrider47

Doesn't look worth it, especially when you...

Doesn't look worth it, especially when you consider the work that would be needed to get it rideable/enjoyable. Have you weighed it yet? If you want to put some money into something, you'd probably...
07-07-04, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By moabrider47

I started out with the Park Tool Roll-up workshop...

I started out with the Park Tool Roll-up workshop and Zinn's and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance. Later, I purchased one of the less expensive Park Stands (PCS-1?) and a set of Barnett's...
07-06-04, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By moabrider47

I've got no problem with it, though you are right...

I've got no problem with it, though you are right in that the orange text is a little annoying to read through. Overall, much better than the old site, which was a pain to navigate through to find...
07-06-04, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By moabrider47

"More or less what I figured, although the bit...

"More or less what I figured, although the bit about a bigger platform for more technical riding was a little counter-intuitive."

It's nice if you have to limp/be cautious your way through a...
07-06-04, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By moabrider47

I'm guessing that your talking about fine tuning...

I'm guessing that your talking about fine tuning the shifting from the bars. When you say that the adjustment drifts, what happens? Does the chain start skipping? Shifting over the larger cog? Not...
07-06-04, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By moabrider47

"I reccomend the Camelbak M.U.L.E for your...

"I reccomend the Camelbak M.U.L.E for your mountain biking needs. It's kind of expensive, but well worth it!"

I also have a MULE and see it as one of the best mountain biking purchases I've made....
07-06-04, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By moabrider47

You should be fine. Inspect the jaws of the...

You should be fine. Inspect the jaws of the pedal and whatever internals you can see for wear or damage. Expect the exteriors to be pretty dinged up if you're looking for mountain pedals. You are...
07-05-04, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By moabrider47

Another vote for the Rhynolites. I've been...

Another vote for the Rhynolites. I've been running one on the rear for a couple of years and it's survived way more than its fair share of smashes off rocks and drops. Get a set built up well from a...
07-05-04, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By moabrider47

Thanks for the suggestions. I used a mitre box...

Thanks for the suggestions. I used a mitre box with a 24T hacksaw and got it pretty straight. I destroyed the first star nut trying to insert it without the tool, and had the LBS put in another one...
07-01-04, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,130
Posted By moabrider47

For storage, you could open the jaws of the...

For storage, you could open the jaws of the repair stand up as far as they go and just set the top tube in it, without closing them/clamping.

-Moab
06-30-04, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By moabrider47

He's most likely referring to a nose-wheelie, or...

He's most likely referring to a nose-wheelie, or getting the bike up on the front wheel only, as when stopping and you're heavy on the front brake and lean forward, and the rear tire lifts.

-Moab
06-29-04, 09:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,107
Posted By moabrider47

Pedro's Extra Dry on the road and mountain bikes.

Pedro's Extra Dry on the road and mountain bikes.
06-29-04, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By moabrider47

Hi, I am going to be installing a Skareb...

Hi,

I am going to be installing a Skareb with 1 1/8 aluminum steerer tube soon. I assumed I would be using a hacksaw with a guide to keep the cut straight, but am wondering if I need a special...
06-27-04, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,729
Posted By moabrider47

Been gone from the forums for a while, but it...

Been gone from the forums for a while, but it feels good to be back.

As you can see from my username, I ride a Moab. It is a 2000 or 2001 (before going down the drain/buy-out) - I'm leaning more...
10-16-03, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By moabrider47

I tend to leave mine level or tilted slightly...

I tend to leave mine level or tilted slightly downward if viewed with the bike resting on level ground. The tilt can affect the amount of weight on the bars/saddle and the pressure on certain parts...
09-26-03, 07:59 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,303
Posted By moabrider47

Age: 17 Location: NH, USA Occupation:...

Age: 17
Location: NH, USA
Occupation: Student, Ice Cream shop worker
Hobbies: Automotive Detailing, competitive target shooting (pistol/rifle/shotgun), road biking
Riding Habits: Whenever the...
09-26-03, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,488
Posted By moabrider47

The easiest solution would be to get a set of ODI...

The easiest solution would be to get a set of ODI lock-ons. No more trouble getting things on and off, and there are a variety of grip thicknesses and patterns.

-Moab
09-01-03, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By moabrider47

Check a few LBS's in you area. Even consider...

Check a few LBS's in you area. Even consider traveling a little out of your way. I've found some real cool ones at a few LBS's that I have yet to see in a catalog. You're supporting the LBS at the...
08-29-03, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By moabrider47

I'm going to have to be the odd one out here........

I'm going to have to be the odd one out here.....

I've run XTR brakes and levers with Kool Stop pads for several seasons without trouble. I did install carbon boosters. The stopping power is...
08-29-03, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By moabrider47

Jensonusa is my main mail order company, followed...

Jensonusa is my main mail order company, followed by Performance. I'ver never had an issue with products or shipping. It's very hard to beat their prices on most things.

-Moab
08-24-03, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,540
Posted By moabrider47

Your cables must have been very old. I would also...

Your cables must have been very old. I would also check your housings, as dirtbikedude suggested. It sounds as though your cables became so frayed at the pinch bolt that there finally wasn't enough...
08-23-03, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By moabrider47

How so? My XTR brake/lever setup is amazing in...

How so? My XTR brake/lever setup is amazing in terms of stopping power. No squeal even with the stock pads. I'd recommend them in a second if you are looking for a quality pair of V's. You might...
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