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Old 12-20-2007, 12:46 PM   #7681
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I am really glad I am broke and unemployed. It makes it much easier to say NO.
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Old 12-20-2007, 01:06 PM   #7682
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I am really glad I am broke and unemployed. It makes it much easier to say NO.
Ed Zachery!



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Old 12-20-2007, 01:54 PM   #7683
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Just a short youtube video of me struggling to ride on the beach on the Singlespeed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1Ee5QIefBQ

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Old 12-20-2007, 02:04 PM   #7684
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I've got a couple of pre-TREK Bontrager MTB frames..
Anyone interested?
What size are the frames?
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Old 12-20-2007, 02:13 PM   #7685
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Just a short youtube video of me struggling to ride on the beach on the Singlespeed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1Ee5QIefBQ

The full report is on Fried Quads
Yeah, but watch out for those pesky diary cows.
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Old 12-20-2007, 02:15 PM   #7686
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What size are the frames?
I would love to build up a cross bike or a mountain bike, but not in my future. But, I would like to ask a question about mountain bike frames. What size would I need for a frame? I am using a 61cm Jamis road bike, but how different of a frame size for a mountain bike? Just curious.
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Old 12-20-2007, 02:36 PM   #7687
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I would love to build up a cross bike or a mountain bike, but not in my future. But, I would like to ask a question about mountain bike frames. What size would I need for a frame? I am using a 61cm Jamis road bike, but how different of a frame size for a mountain bike? Just curious.
Mtn bikes are sized like shirts... S, M, L, XL (or 14, 16, 18, 21) -ish

If you normally ride a large-ish road frame, look in the 19-21" or L-XL sizes. Smaller is better to a point. Too small is just as bad as too big.

For you, I'd go with the 21" mtn bike.

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Old 12-20-2007, 02:42 PM   #7688
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Mtn bikes are sized like shirts... S, M, L, XL (or 14, 16, 18, 21) -ish

If you normally ride a large-ish road frame, look in the 19-21" or L-XL sizes. Smaller is better to a point. Too small is just as bad as too big.

For you, I'd go with the 21" mtn bike.

HTH

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That was my guess, but didn't really know.

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Old 12-20-2007, 02:56 PM   #7689
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What size are the frames?
17", 22.5" top tube, 27.2mm seat tube diameter, 1" headtube diameter like real Bontrager frames.
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Old 12-20-2007, 03:02 PM   #7690
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17", 22.5" top tube, 27.2mm seat tube diameter, 1" headtube diameter like real Bontrager frames.

Too small.
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Old 12-20-2007, 03:10 PM   #7691
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Too small.
me too!!!

6'3" and like most things, not a good fit.
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Old 12-20-2007, 03:15 PM   #7692
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Too small.


Just right.

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Old 12-20-2007, 03:25 PM   #7693
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Just right.

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Just right for you?????
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Old 12-20-2007, 04:51 PM   #7694
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Here's my race bike. It's set up exactly how I want it and weighs in the mid-23lbs area. It started as an '07 anthem 1 and got out of control...it's not clean right now but you get the idea. The bike handles like a fucking dart.

Drivetrain is '07 xtr (crankset, shifters, derailleurs, cassette)
Brakes are '07 hope mono mini pro
Wheels are '07 xtr (975)
'07 fox F80RL fork
Thomson seatpost
WTB Ti silverado saddle
ritchey wcs stem
easton ec70 carbon bar

















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Old 12-20-2007, 04:51 PM   #7695
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Good thread.

I'm pretty new to Mtn biking, have only been riding about a year but I'm having good time with it. No racing for me, too outta shape still... but I'm getting my 30 to 60 miles a week in.

'07 XC Pro


Helmet cam vid at the park near my place. 5:22 ~33mb

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