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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,485
Posted By Bike4Fun
I find that its not easy to release the front...

I find that its not easy to release the front brake and apply gas when you are on a hill. There are a few around here. Left foot down, right foot on the rear brake, hold the clutch in. I hate it when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,536
Posted By Bike4Fun
TKC-80s are great if you are doing a lot of off...

TKC-80s are great if you are doing a lot of off road and soft conditions. If most of that off road though is hard pack dirt roads then go with a 50/50 tire that will last longer. Unless you can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,353
Posted By Bike4Fun
If you look at the picture you need their triple...

If you look at the picture you need their triple clamps so you have enough clearance for the handlebar.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,321
Posted By Bike4Fun
I love the guys that wear a safety vest and then...

I love the guys that wear a safety vest and then put a back pack on top of it so you can't see it. :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,786
Posted By Bike4Fun
I have these and they have been tested! Front...

I have these and they have been tested! Front tire washed out going about 35mph. Didn't even move, just some scratches.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
Ski resorts may be allowed to charge 'uphill' fee

I don't think it is currently happening but they are definitely talking about it.

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_24603957/ski-resorts-may-be-allowed-charge-uphill-fee
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
Boulder approves pilot program allowing e-bikes on city multiuse paths

Riders of electric-assist bicycles will be able to use multiuse paths in Boulder, including along the more congested sections of the Boulder Creek Path, starting next year.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,175
Posted By Bike4Fun
If you're not laying the bike over in a berm and...

If you're not laying the bike over in a berm and using your leg then what do you think will happen if you are just standing on the pegs riding single track? I don't see how riding a bike is more...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 64,567
Posted By Bike4Fun
Would you love to work on Unimogs?! Couch...

Would you love to work on Unimogs?! Couch Off-Road Engineering is looking for Experienced Diesel Mechanic and/or Metal Fabricator.

http://couchoffroad.com/
Employment opportunities top right...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
Gotta love The Rockies! Hit a rock which sent my...

Gotta love The Rockies! Hit a rock which sent my derailluer into my spokes and eventually to junk! So do I replace it with just a new 2013 SRAM X9 rear with the existing 5 year old X7 shifters or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
OMG! I need to buy a DH bike! ...

OMG! I need to buy a DH bike!

http://www.vitalmtb.com/videos/member/Team-InFocus-Whistler-POV,23543/jasonvelocity,91
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
well I've been to several stores via those links...

well I've been to several stores via those links and was successful. You know how I did it? I put in my zip, got a phone number and called the shop :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
http://www.bellhelmets.com/dealers ...

http://www.bellhelmets.com/dealers

http://www.pocsports.com/en/storelocator
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
Valmont is a fun place. I've been there several...

Valmont is a fun place. I've been there several times and had my odo say I rode 12 miles which I thought was shocking since its not a huge place.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
I rode a pair of Panaracer Fire XC Pros today and...

I rode a pair of Panaracer Fire XC Pros today and instantly it was spitting the loose gravel up at me. As I went through the mud and back into the trail it was spitting at me again. Traction wise I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
I think my teeth just chattered looking at that...

I think my teeth just chattered looking at that full ridged! But I also got a little ridged! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
I've never run tubeless but it seems to be the...

I've never run tubeless but it seems to be the new thing and every one talks about the benefits of being able to run a lower tire pressure. I'm still torn since converting requires two tubeless...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
So at the moment I'm leaning towards this...

So at the moment I'm leaning towards this tire..2.3 up front 2.1 out back..tubeless with Stan's

http://www.artscyclery.com/reviews/WTWT10/WTWT10review.html
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
So a friend of mine just bought a specialized...

So a friend of mine just bought a specialized safire and it came with a 2.3 front and a 2.1 rear. Is grip the main reason to run a larger front?

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
Geek are those Maxxis Ardent tires? How do you...

Geek are those Maxxis Ardent tires? How do you like them?

I'm looking for a new set for next year, possibly going tubeless with Stans No Tubes. Opinions?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
Pick your line! <iframe width="560"...

Pick your line!

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0zLuqKNKOqs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
Anybody need a maintenance stand? I just bought...

Anybody need a maintenance stand? I just bought this one for $42 bucks. That's a lot better than $100+ that seems to be the norm. It does exactly what I need..hold the bike off the ground!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
I knew you would like it! I ran it at the 24...

I knew you would like it! I ran it at the 24 hours of erock and felt comfortable running 25mph down hill on single track! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
If you haven't bought a light this is a steal of...

If you haven't bought a light this is a steal of a deal and a great light! But its only for today 8/27!

http://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/light-motion-seca-1400-race-light
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
I have a friend that is running Stans No Tubes...

I have a friend that is running Stans No Tubes Sealant with no tube. So basically a tubeless setup and he doesn't even carry any back tubes!

<iframe width="420" height="315"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By Bike4Fun
I ran a Light and Motion Seca 1400 at the 24...

I ran a Light and Motion Seca 1400 at the 24 hours of ERock and had a ton of light! Enough to run 25 mph downhill safely. You may not need that many lumenes but I would highly recommend looking at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Bike4Fun
Round 2 Outdoor Nationals Thunder Valley

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,540
Posted By Bike4Fun
Looks like a good reason to ride on a beautiful...

Looks like a good reason to ride on a beautiful day!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
I've only had one thing for you...If you can do...

I've only had one thing for you...If you can do it better than do it... if not STFU!

and you're not willing to do it better, you have not argued how you can do it better, just that you have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
why am I so angry.. when people like you come on...

why am I so angry.. when people like you come on a forum and bitch about something when they really don't understand the basics...I guess we are all just BMW stupid and will pay high prices but then...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By Bike4Fun
I'm looking from the outside in..not as if I was...

I'm looking from the outside in..not as if I was sitting on a bike so your blue line is totally not true. If I put this bike up to a tree at a 90 degree true angle to determine if the plastic...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
I get it, you are much better than anything that...

I get it, you are much better than anything that the market has to offer and yes generally most of us can produce a one off much cheaper. Yet the cost of equipment, labor, health care and all the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
What did you spell out in kings english?? a case...

What did you spell out in kings english?? a case is cheap and the rack is expensive.. so I said a full rack system will cost you $1k...you then quoted a rack system only...huh? so you don't want a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
Its obvious that you are comparing apples and...

Its obvious that you are comparing apples and oranges... yes a pelican case is relatively inexpensive. Yes you can get a stand alone rack system cheaper than a full system. Put them together and its...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
All are racks. They do not include the hard...

All are racks. They do not include the hard case...I said a full system or you can't read

So again...you can do it better... so do it, or STFU! Buy some pre-made racks and introduce your own line...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
What, no response? So the costs have come...

What, no response?

So the costs have come way down from when I bought my '09 and yet you think that costs are still high. $936 for an indestructible case versus a metal case that will bend is a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
wow really... please post some prices from some...

wow really... please post some prices from some of the other competitors... I would love to see you walk away with a full hard case system under $1K

Seriously... prove me wrong!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,550
Posted By Bike4Fun
discussed extensively here and I'm pretty sure it...

discussed extensively here and I'm pretty sure it still applies for your 2013 since we were the prototypes!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=408866
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By Bike4Fun
Running them. Awesome! especially with the flip...

Running them. Awesome! especially with the flip out mirrors. And they are local to me which is even better! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,634
Posted By Bike4Fun
So I guess you have taken the time to do all the...

So I guess you have taken the time to do all the measurements and figure out all the bends and have bought all the equipment to build these and all that stuff. Oh and not to mention the asking price...
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