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04-09-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By DMC707

Dont tear up the DH bike

Dont tear up the DH bike
04-09-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By DMC707

Cool story, Hansel

Cool story, Hansel
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By DMC707

​​​​jods - neat to see you pop in the forums...

​​​​jods - neat to see you pop in the forums from time to time! I was down in the dumps about a recent knee replacement surgery that currently has me sidelined but was inspired when i recalled the...
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By DMC707

Youre only an hour from T Town and spring is...

Youre only an hour from T Town and spring is here, the banks at T Town are gentle. Why not take an intro class before you kick the ‘ol girl to the curb?

i have never lived that close to a track...
04-09-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,210
Posted By DMC707

probably about right since the effort took less...

probably about right since the effort took less than 4 1/2 minutes im guessing
04-09-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,645
Posted By DMC707

despite my last lighthearted post in here for the...

despite my last lighthearted post in here for the OP to “prove it”. I agree. We are adults and sometimes legitimate and adult questions get raised. We cant offer medical advice online but...
04-09-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,645
Posted By DMC707

yes ! Prove it !

yes ! Prove it !
04-09-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By DMC707

So at roughly 5’6 and 160 lbs you are worried...

So at roughly 5’6 and 160 lbs you are worried about being too heavy?

Bring the 15% bf percentage down to 12 and you may find yourself having the proportions you want. I know you said it...
04-09-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,102
Posted By DMC707

I will pile on a bit to add to the history...

I will pile on a bit to add to the history lesson.

You have a valid point in that my old school Yeti , or the OP's ARC i posted a pic of earlier is not that far removed from Happy Feet 's...
04-08-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By DMC707

The Scott if it fits

The Scott if it fits
04-08-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,720
Posted By DMC707

Rats - Another attempt at health and wellness...

Rats - Another attempt at health and wellness foiled by PayPal! The fiends!!

take it easy bud, grey skies will turn blue again soon
04-06-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,720
Posted By DMC707

Id recommend getting a reasonable bike that...

Id recommend getting a reasonable bike that roughly fits your specs first, then just maintain it.

when i read passages describing dialysis equipment and diabetic specific footwear, my first...
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By DMC707

condition is everything but completes start at...

condition is everything but completes start at $1500 it seems, so 9-1100 for your package of goods doesnt sound looney tunes in this day and age but thats just me throwing out anumber assuming...
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By DMC707

Patriotic colors and good condition id ask $500...

Patriotic colors and good condition id ask $500 now and be happy if i got 350 -400.
04-06-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By DMC707

nice!

nice!
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By DMC707

Holy Moly :foo:

Holy Moly :foo:
04-05-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9,766
Views: 1,010,094
Posted By DMC707

Nice! I have one of these ive been meaning to...

Nice! I have one of these ive been meaning to get to someday to fix up for someone who is in the right height range for it
04-05-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By DMC707

The Trek Roscoe line of bikes has some fun 27.5+...

The Trek Roscoe line of bikes has some fun 27.5+ offerings in your price range
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By DMC707

Buddy deal - $600. The BRidegestone MB-1 and...

Buddy deal - $600.

The BRidegestone MB-1 and MB-0 occupies the rarefied air that old Fat Chances, Yeti's and original Ibis's play in regarding value (along with a few others )
04-05-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By DMC707

Lol

Lol
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By DMC707

Youd be doing ok to get it for around $1000 USD ...

Youd be doing ok to get it for around $1000 USD

while this is a C&V valuation side of the forum, the collective think tank has tons of knowledge and miles on the modern stuff too
04-02-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By DMC707

As long as the XTR shifters are older 8 speed...

As long as the XTR shifters are older 8 speed units also should be no problem, but since you are upgrading these items anyway, you could jump to 10 or 11 speed as well, by purchasing an 11 speed...
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By DMC707

There is some modest interest out there in the...

There is some modest interest out there in the Varsity's. IF they are in working order and can be restified with some new tires and TLC, they might fetch $200 in post Covid marketplave. (roughly...
03-31-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By DMC707

Buy the Yeti SB130. Same design philosophy, ...

Buy the Yeti SB130. Same design philosophy,

Don’t sweat riding 29” - 27.5” is almost done for except for 3” tire plus models
03-31-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,102
Posted By DMC707

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a...

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a Rockhopper. The Rockhopper 29’er may very well outperform the old Yeti due to wheel size, but it will never be a Yeti.

Recommendations on this...
03-31-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By DMC707

Why would you buy that level bike to “mod out” . ...

Why would you buy that level bike to “mod out” . Seems like throwing good money after bad. This is not like the old days where you would buy your mongoose California and replace every single part...
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By DMC707

Yep - the hubs and headset may be original, --...

Yep - the hubs and headset may be original, -- id wager a guess that the friend moved the parts over to his replacement frame when he upgraded , then drug this one through the parts bin a bit to...
03-30-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 597
Posted By DMC707

"The new corporate colour, “Panaracer Purple”,...

"The new corporate colour, “Panaracer Purple”, blends the previous blue brand colour, signifying dawn, with the colour pink, a colour of passion."



Color of passion ! Wow
03-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 597
Posted By DMC707

Smoke/Dart combo in 29" format does sound...

Smoke/Dart combo in 29" format does sound interesting
03-30-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By DMC707

Thomson seat post with Selle Italia Turbo saddle...

Thomson seat post with Selle Italia Turbo saddle would be a good starting point
03-25-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By DMC707

This bike surprises me that Nishiki would even...

This bike surprises me that Nishiki would even put their name on it, but a contract with Dicks likely pays a lot of bills.

Nishiki hasnt made a true high end bike in a long time - since maybe the...
03-25-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By DMC707

That was a nice bike in its time. I cant tell the...

That was a nice bike in its time. I cant tell the exact model year but the parts would suggest early to mid 2000’s

if the price was right, a bike like that would be worth tinkering with. Its a...
03-22-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By DMC707

The ones that are already on your bike would be...

The ones that are already on your bike would be best for you -- but if you dont already have the bike yet and it is available, as prj71 alluded to above, spend the extra handful of dollars to get...
Replies: 26
Views: 594
Posted By DMC707

a flip flop hub gives you the ability to put a...

a flip flop hub gives you the ability to put a different sprocket (cog) on the opposite side so you could have a bigone onone side for hilly areas or just whem your knees need a break, and a smallone...
03-20-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By DMC707

contact suntour and see if they have a lighter...

contact suntour and see if they have a lighter weight spring option for you. Might not be that hard to swap. I literally just googled “suntour xct coil replacement spring”


...
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By DMC707

XC Comp is good stuff and elevated chainstay...

XC Comp is good stuff and elevated chainstay bikes are popular with collectors from that era

$250 --- Buuuuuuuuuuut - will really need a tall drink 'o water to ride it
Replies: 26
Views: 594
Posted By DMC707

A size 55 is suitable for someone from perhaps...

A size 55 is suitable for someone from perhaps 5'7" on the low end to 5'11 on the extreme big end

Cant say whether $450 is good or not without looking at it --- I sold mine for $350 - a bit...
03-18-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,714
Posted By DMC707

you need to test ride a new bike and decide for...

you need to test ride a new bike and decide for yourself
03-18-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 869
Posted By DMC707

and Drope The Hamer!

and Drope The Hamer!
03-18-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By DMC707

Your usage would seem to be the target...

Your usage would seem to be the target demographicfor these wheels. I wouldnt take them to a jump park intentionally, but for use and weight, go for it
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By DMC707

good deal- Did he not have the cash to relieve...

good deal- Did he not have the cash to relieve yoy of your 11 speed parts at the same time?
03-18-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By DMC707

Finding somebody who has tested every scenario...

Finding somebody who has tested every scenario with every pedal will likely be problematic. Either of the downhill pedals you mention will have more interface than the XT Trail pedal

I...
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By DMC707

you had a busy weekend! bike truly looks...

you had a busy weekend!

bike truly looks “badass” now! Gorgeous with the silver components.

Dont get me wrong, the bike was hot before, but the polished Campy really plays well with the...
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By DMC707

9 speed Chorus would be more era appropriate for...

9 speed Chorus would be more era appropriate for that frameset for a top dollar sale ---- the cassette should roll right onto the freehub you have too

But yes -- i also recall when the vast...
03-14-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By DMC707

Since your'e not in 7th grade (unless you are) ...

Since your'e not in 7th grade (unless you are) -- id suggest not blinging out the hubs --- but if you do, maybe a strip of contrasting color tape down the center of them , along with anodized...
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By DMC707

1000 - 1200$ USD would be a reasonable, if...

1000 - 1200$ USD would be a reasonable, if perhaps optimistic, expectation given the narrow parameters of how you wantto sell it
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By DMC707

If it was in very good condition, someone might...

If it was in very good condition, someone might give $150 for it as its kitschy and would be a cool bike to hang up in a mancave, bar, TGI Fridays or something.

Although a reasonable facsimile of...
03-11-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,242
Posted By DMC707

mine too. Deep loam and sand whoops . I...

mine too. Deep loam and sand whoops . I wouldnt even ride an e bike through them. Id suspect the battery life would be quartered
03-11-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By DMC707

Perhaps service the bearings and true the wheels...

Perhaps service the bearings and true the wheels you have, unless they are complete bottom of the range house brand junk

the rest of the issues dont sound like it adds up to much cash outlay,...
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