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11-04-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By carlosponti

I wear glasses with transitions lenses when in...

I wear glasses with transitions lenses when in the tree line it doesn't help much.
11-04-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By carlosponti

nice :thumb:

nice :thumb:
10-24-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By carlosponti

two types of bunny hops british in which you pull...

two types of bunny hops british in which you pull the whole bike up in one move usually its not very high, and american where you step the bunny hop in a series pulling a manual first then lowering...
10-23-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By carlosponti

Just returned from a day trip up to bentonville...

Just returned from a day trip up to bentonville they have some nice trails up there. I've only seen videos of Moab but it looks beautiful and the trails are pretty nice.
09-26-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,158
Posted By carlosponti

dropper post was invented in 1980 by tom ritchey

dropper post was invented in 1980 by tom ritchey
09-24-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By carlosponti

Original Dropper Posts

https://dirtragmag.com/articles/a-brief-history-of-the-dropper-seatpost

https://youtu.be/lnEVVgUTN9U
09-24-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,158
Posted By carlosponti

guess I don't see the point in replying just to...

guess I don't see the point in replying just to dress someone down in something you kind of agree on? I mean you both think a dropper post is a good idea.
09-24-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By carlosponti

I rode a bike in the 500s back in the day no way...

I rode a bike in the 500s back in the day no way would I want to go back. Love my wider bars. I've been thinking of going from 720 to 760. "way more control and better leverage" is so true.
09-19-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,354
Posted By carlosponti

man mountain bikers spend way too much time...

man mountain bikers spend way too much time thinking about equipment. been riding for a couple of years now never felt like my cheap bike was a hindrance. get what you can afford ride when you can....
09-19-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By carlosponti

recently tried a new trail met my limit. still...

recently tried a new trail met my limit. still had fun though. even when i feel defeated I go back for more maybe i'm just a glutton for punishment.
09-17-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By carlosponti

I like my G-Form knee pads.

I like my G-Form knee pads.
09-12-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By carlosponti

oh hell no! not about the gloves but the giant...

oh hell no! not about the gloves but the giant ass tarantula yikes!
09-12-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By carlosponti

not sure how feasible it is in your situation but...

not sure how feasible it is in your situation but
Rolling Dents out
09-08-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,457
Posted By carlosponti

you people are being too pedantic, feels is the...

you people are being too pedantic, feels is the word i used at least three times. I already know about frame geometry etc sometimes people like what they like. it doesn't always make sense from a...
09-08-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,457
Posted By carlosponti

he doesnt like how it feels to be up as high as...

he doesnt like how it feels to be up as high as on a 29er not so much a bike fit issue. I am aware of bike fit. some people say when they try a 29 over a 27 they feel like they are sitting up high...
09-07-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,457
Posted By carlosponti

one of the guys I ride with likes 27.5 hes 5' 4"...

one of the guys I ride with likes 27.5 hes 5' 4" he just feels more comfortable on one.
09-06-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By carlosponti

Schwinn Boundary

Schwinn Boundary
09-06-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By carlosponti

not on forks, they do have something like that...

not on forks, they do have something like that for certain rear shocks on full suspension bikes.
09-04-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,354
Posted By carlosponti

it was a juvenile chuckle on my part. I did tire...

it was a juvenile chuckle on my part. I did tire of seeing all the black on bicycles for a while. they are finally getting back to more exuberant color options. mine is bright yellow you can see me...
09-04-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,354
Posted By carlosponti

he he

he he
09-04-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,354
Posted By carlosponti

Here is my take if you have the money sure get...

Here is my take if you have the money sure get the most of what you can but if you spend 1k plus on a bike and you don't like riding mtb you wasted a bunch of money for nothing. if you want to try...
09-04-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By carlosponti

I've ridden with home depot gloves(work gloves.)...

I've ridden with home depot gloves(work gloves.) and giro both work fine. Downside is I like riding as much as I can in the winter so far not found gloves where my fingers don't go number after a few...
09-04-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By carlosponti

its very possible you can get up to a 10 speed...

its very possible you can get up to a 10 speed cassette on the hub body if yours was an 8 speed. you can get a narrow wide chainring on the crankset with a 9 speed deore setup 9 speed shifter...
08-20-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,428
Posted By carlosponti

try them both see what fits for you, ive never...

try them both see what fits for you, ive never ridden any bikes with clipless pedals flats just make more sense for me. I have ridden with clips on an older road bike and for me the feeling of being...
08-08-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,466
Posted By carlosponti

Sorry to hear about the original site owners...

Sorry to hear about the original site owners passing it was a great site for fuji appreciation. Glad to see it will live on. thanks for carrying on Mr Ryder
08-08-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By carlosponti

I have an old road bike from the 90's found a...

I have an old road bike from the 90's found a tourney front derailleur it was a mtb part. I think it depends on the part but most should carry over. cassettes I'd assume have different ratios for...
08-06-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,186
Posted By carlosponti

this is what I was trying to explain. to add more...

this is what I was trying to explain. to add more detail back in the early 90s shifting was unreliable to improve shifting they invented the teeth to help each other as you moved up the cassette. ...
08-05-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,186
Posted By carlosponti

The cassette is fine, the teeth on those have odd...

The cassette is fine, the teeth on those have odd shapes to help push the chain up. Hard to tell from a picture but I am pretty sure its the way the tooth already looked when you bought it.
07-30-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,198
Posted By carlosponti

I retrued a wheel on my road bike which is kind...

I retrued a wheel on my road bike which is kind of a beater but I used a crescent wrench not sure of the size maybe a 4 inch it was a super small one. its better to have a spoke wrench but you can...
07-30-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,198
Posted By carlosponti

not my video but here is someone who put a 10 spd...

not my video but here is someone who put a 10 spd he did have to upgrade the rear hub you can upgrade components. You do have to do a lot of the work yourself to make it worth it. ...
07-30-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,825
Posted By carlosponti

are you sure its the wheel that is warped...

are you sure its the wheel that is warped sometimes a poorly seated tire can look like wheel is warped. you can use a zip tie on the frame cut the end off where it touches the rim spin the wheel see...
07-19-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By carlosponti

yes only hubs/wheelsets that will work on your...

yes only hubs/wheelsets that will work on your bike will be 9mm QR
07-17-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,130
Posted By carlosponti

most likely its a revel 3 from 2014...

most likely its a revel 3 from 2014 https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/SearchListingDetail.aspx?id=3051104
07-12-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,130
Posted By carlosponti

cant tell by the picture but you have the mount...

cant tell by the picture but you have the mount on the frame for a rear disk brake caliper. if you dont have the mount for the caliper on the front fork you have to replace the front fork with a...
06-25-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,844
Posted By carlosponti

lavender and eucalyptus do absolutely nothing but...

lavender and eucalyptus do absolutely nothing but make your injury smell nice. I mean seriously go to a doctor.
06-24-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,844
Posted By carlosponti

consider going to the doctor, there are some...

consider going to the doctor, there are some serious underlying bleeding issues that can come up.
06-05-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,937
Posted By carlosponti

While I am not I do see the necessity of wearing...

While I am not I do see the necessity of wearing it if you have had issues with those injuries. Ive ridden with a couple of people who are older and really need the protection because of the recovery...
05-15-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By carlosponti

its probably an attempt to lower the pricing...

its probably an attempt to lower the pricing which is actually good they are going to try that. you have other companies like microshift coming out with cheaper 1x11 mech they have to keep up.
05-13-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By carlosponti

guessing we will need more clarification. what...

guessing we will need more clarification. what are your plans for riding that you are considering changing tires or needing a smaller bike? If you are looking for MTB trails in Chicago there is an...
05-09-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,798
Posted By carlosponti

tubeless is the best option to keep punctures...

tubeless is the best option to keep punctures managed. There is also a puncture tape like this (https://www.amazon.com/Thorn-Buster-Inner-Protector-Bicycle/dp/B00ZQV70HY). one thing about the tube...
05-06-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By carlosponti

Ive had a couple of pedal strikes to the shin and...

Ive had a couple of pedal strikes to the shin and knee, been thinking about getting knee pads at the least.
05-01-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,642
Posted By carlosponti

Diamondback makes the Hook and Line both are 1x8...

Diamondback makes the Hook and Line both are 1x8 and 1x9 respectively bikes decent components for under 800. but they are going to be 27.5. I think you will find 27.5 not a bad option for a newer...
04-30-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By carlosponti

I replaced the cables on my old raleigh had...

I replaced the cables on my old raleigh had shimano components. bought shimano cables worked great. I watched some tutorials on youtube its a fairly simple job. if you find yourself doing it a lot...
04-29-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By carlosponti

RJ does a video showing how to make a special...

RJ does a video showing how to make a special tool for getting the headset out as well its basically a pipe with cuts creating four tabs that expand out once tool is inserted then hammer on the other...
04-22-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By carlosponti

if they are hydraulic brakes maybe its time for a...

if they are hydraulic brakes maybe its time for a air bleed. that can give you a spongy feeling if there is air in the lines as well.
04-09-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By carlosponti

my daughter is 5-1 I just got her a 27.5 wheel...

my daughter is 5-1 I just got her a 27.5 wheel size but small frame. if you look around depending on her height they make xtra small frames and small frames. already mentioned but putting smaller...
04-09-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By carlosponti

manitou mahkor is a nice fork for under 300....

manitou mahkor is a nice fork for under 300. rockshox recon is around 300. one thing you have to know is steerer. is your steerer 1 1/8 or tapered. you are limited to a few budget forks with 1 1/8...
04-08-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By carlosponti

If you have the money for the full suspension go...

If you have the money for the full suspension go for it. I believe that its the better bike out of the two. the trance has a fox shock with MRP add on and 1x. for the money thats a great bike.
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04-05-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By carlosponti

I have a fuji Nevada, I have the 1.7 which has...

I have a fuji Nevada, I have the 1.7 which has hydraulic brakes Acera rear derailleur. Its a fairly decent bike, ill probably go 1x on it eventually. The GT aggressor is a decent bike for the money...
04-01-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By carlosponti

another question is the fork original to the...

another question is the fork original to the bike? its always possible the guy didnt know about the crown race and swapped forks without it. especially since the crown race has to be removed by a...
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