Search:

Type: Posts; User: toast2266

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.27 seconds.

  1. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Yeah, that was a gnarly crash. Almost all of...

    Yeah, that was a gnarly crash.

    Almost all of the world cup dh guys are tanks. Anyone riding at that level has taken their fair share of hard hits. The guys that aren't tanks get naturally...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    328

    It kinda sounds like you just clicked with the...

    It kinda sounds like you just clicked with the 165. I'd put that down mostly to geometry and suspension setup. I'm not sure you'd necessarily get that same sort of connection with another bike,...
  3. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Fack. Sounds like daprela broke his ankle in...

    Fack. Sounds like daprela broke his ankle in qualies. Bummed for him, his overall ranking, and my fantasy team.
  4. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Daprela and Hart with DNF's. Hopefully those...

    Daprela and Hart with DNF's. Hopefully those were flat tires and not horrendous crashes.

    Bruni's not fucking around with this one.
  5. Replies
    85
    Views
    20,955

    I don't see a start list for XCO, but the short...

    I don't see a start list for XCO, but the short track start lists are here:...
  6. Replies
    3,260
    Views
    795,514

    I'm kinda bummed about it. The Shimano stuff...

    I'm kinda bummed about it. The Shimano stuff shifts so nice when it's new, but it just doesn't seem to last very long. The Sram stuff leaves plenty of room for improvement, but I've never had an...
  7. Replies
    3,260
    Views
    795,514

    It's 3 (different) bolts to remove the lever from...

    It's 3 (different) bolts to remove the lever from shimano's perch, which isn't removable from the bar without removing the grip. So I could remove the grip, and then I'd only need to loosen one...
  8. Agreed. Also seem like they'd be pretty easy to...

    Agreed. Also seem like they'd be pretty easy to make. Might have to fuck around with that that.
  9. Replies
    3,260
    Views
    795,514

    It takes 3 different size hex wrenches to remove...

    It takes 3 different size hex wrenches to remove an XT shifter from the bar.

    And then I need a 4th size wrench to open it up. And I need to open it up because apparently shimano's grease turns...
  10. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    It's not rocket surgery, but finishing it without...

    It's not rocket surgery, but finishing it without a truing stand is harder.

    If your shop is cool with it, you could lace the wheel yourself and then give it to the shop for final tensioning /...
  11. Replies
    3,229
    Views
    844,509

    If Moment offered some super secret special order...

    If Moment offered some super secret special order Dickwish stickers, I'd have to buy some. Just sayin.
  12. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    That makes me feel a little better about my...

    That makes me feel a little better about my picks. But not much.

    One the upside, most of the guys that I almost put on my team didn't do great either.
  13. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Kinda looked like it slid a bit, turned, and then...

    Kinda looked like it slid a bit, turned, and then hung on a rock at just the wrong time.

    But yeah, Saturday's race will be really interesting for the overall title. In both the men's and women's...
  14. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Daprela. Holy fuck.

    Daprela. Holy fuck.
  15. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Damn it Myriam! Happy for Vali though. She...

    Damn it Myriam!

    Happy for Vali though. She had a rough start to the season.
  16. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Live feed is on now. I'm not used to having the...

    Live feed is on now. I'm not used to having the live feed being at a normal time of day!
  17. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Pretty sure Myriam is 550. Worth every penny.

    Pretty sure Myriam is 550.

    Worth every penny.
  18. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    I don't think there's all that many sneaky lines,...

    I don't think there's all that many sneaky lines, but I think it's mostly a pretty flat track. Small mistakes in the rocks could lead to big time penalties from loss of momentum.

    Should be a...
  19. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    It will be noticeably better in every respect,...

    It will be noticeably better in every respect, but for that much money, I'd hold out for a 36 with a Grip2 damper. The Fit4 is ok, the grip 2 is great. I may well just be out of the loop, but for...
  20. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Bump for snowshoe double header. Qualies for...

    Bump for snowshoe double header. Qualies for the first race today. Miriam laid down a heater. Men starting momentarily.

    Timed training made it look like Charlie Harrison was back up to...
  21. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    Mostly I think doing a fairly dramatic change...

    Mostly I think doing a fairly dramatic change right before a race doesn't make much sense. The bike is going to handle fairly differently being massively overforked. I'd argue that if it's smooth...
  22. Thread: RC cars

    by toast2266
    Replies
    46
    Views
    2,015

    We have a Traxxas crawler. Pretty entertaining...

    We have a Traxxas crawler. Pretty entertaining campsite activity - crawl it around over boulders and logs. It's impressive what those things can drive over.

    The crawlers don't go very fast, but...
  23. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    No. If you're looking for more pop, more low...

    No.

    If you're looking for more pop, more low speed compression is usually the way to get it.
  24. Replies
    2,929
    Views
    684,420

    ^^^ agreed. Maxxgrip is noticeably slower. ...

    ^^^ agreed. Maxxgrip is noticeably slower. Noticeably funner too though.
  25. I have very sensitive fingers.

    I have very sensitive fingers.
  26. One of the first shops I worked at had a bunch of...

    One of the first shops I worked at had a bunch of Var tools, including those cable crimpers and the fancy Var truing stand, complete with dial indicators. We never really used the truing stand cause...
  27. Replies
    15
    Views
    653

    I'm pretty confident it'll be terrible. But...

    I'm pretty confident it'll be terrible.

    But I'm still 100% gonna see it. Might even venture back into the movie theaters for this one.
  28. Replies
    6
    Views
    778

    I have no idea what those things are worth, but...

    I have no idea what those things are worth, but boost + shimano freehub limits your audience quite a bit. Trail / enduro bikes are mostly either microspline or XD, and dh bikes mostly take a 150mm...
  29. Replies
    5,188
    Views
    818,591

    hmm. This is getting into more complication than...

    hmm. This is getting into more complication than I was hoping for.

    About half of the roof is hot (albeit with good insulation), half is cold. Blocking in the attic joists isn't possible on the...
  30. Replies
    5,188
    Views
    818,591

    It was brand new last year. Contractor was...

    It was brand new last year.

    Contractor was supposed to put in snow guards but obviously didn't. That's a rant for another thread though.
  31. Replies
    5,188
    Views
    818,591

    Yeah, I've heard similar stories of cleats and...

    Yeah, I've heard similar stories of cleats and fences ripping out. But it seems like there's gotta be some sort of system that's adequately fastened to the roof. The way our driveway is situated,...
  32. Replies
    5,188
    Views
    818,591

    Talk to me about roof snow guards. I have a...

    Talk to me about roof snow guards. I have a ribbed metal roof that drops snow in front of my garage doors. Needs some sort of snow retention system.

    Roof is roughly 34' wide x 14' run. ...
  33. Replies
    51
    Views
    2,364

    1 bike quiver: Hightower. It's not like it's a...

    1 bike quiver: Hightower.

    It's not like it's a dog on the climbs, and having a bit more squish is fun. Durango has enough chunk that a bit more travel doesn't seem like it'd be wasted.
  34. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Probably. I haven't made fun of ebikes on PB...

    Probably. I haven't made fun of ebikes on PB recently. Thanks for the reminder though!
  35. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    You lost me there. I honestly have no idea what...

    You lost me there. I honestly have no idea what you're talking about.
  36. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    The TGR enduro league just tightened up! Grinch...

    The TGR enduro league just tightened up! Grinch out in front with a modest lead, but 2-5 are all within 20 points of each other.

    3 races: Crans Montana, Finale Ligure, and Tweed Valley left.
    ...
  37. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    The better carbon bars are definitely a little...

    The better carbon bars are definitely a little smoother than a generic aluminum bar. Doesn't make much difference unless you're on fairly long, rough descents though. Carbon bars are also ~150g...
  38. Replies
    222
    Views
    24,763

    Another solid race. The French dominance right...

    Another solid race. The French dominance right now is impressive.

    Also excited that my fantasy team is slowly working it's way back after being an embarrassment for the first couple races.
  39. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    Yeah, I went from a 34 to a 32 on the spur. ...

    Yeah, I went from a 34 to a 32 on the spur. Obviously a life changing improvement in suspension-ing.

    I'm sure there are some suspension designs where you can go down to a 28t without any...
  40. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    Yeah, that makes sense. I feel like kickback...

    Yeah, that makes sense. I feel like kickback and, to a lesser extent anti-squat, aren't super noticeable on shorter travel bikes. There just isn't enough suspension movement for it to really...
  41. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    Maybe. The amount of anti-squat that's...

    Maybe. The amount of anti-squat that's "perfect" for any given rider is certainly going to be a matter of personal preference. And the center of mass on a taller rider is certainly going to be in...
  42. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    Although worth noting that those small rings will...

    Although worth noting that those small rings will significantly increase the anti squat and pedal kickback numbers on most frames. It'll vary from frame to frame, but on some frames it has the...
  43. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    All durability issues aside, a 700g cassette is a...

    All durability issues aside, a 700g cassette is a massive amount of unsprung weight. You can do all the custom tuning with your shocks that you want, but if you attach a lead brick to your rear hub,...
  44. Replies
    1,624
    Views
    271,896

    Our trail crew has a 550xp and I've used it a...

    Our trail crew has a 550xp and I've used it a bunch. It's always been a temperamental saw. When it runs well, it cuts strong. But it always seems to need some attention to keep it running well. ...
  45. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,825

    ^^^ great Halloween costume. ...

    ^^^ great Halloween costume.

    https://i.redd.it/im5rowjl2su31.png

    Also, I'm not sure I've ever heard anything from faux Bob Dylan / Steeler's Wheel aside from this song:

    ...
  46. Replies
    6,087
    Views
    1,387,882

    You're probably not gonna find an xd driver...

    You're probably not gonna find an xd driver that'll fit on that hub. Xd is a sram thing. So unsurprisingly, shimano doesn't make their hubs work with the competition's cassette standard. (This...
  47. Replies
    1,624
    Views
    271,896

    Yeah, by intermittent use I just meant that he...

    Yeah, by intermittent use I just meant that he wouldn't be cutting big trees all day. If I'm running the saw daily, I want a bigger saw with a longer bar. If I'm using it occasionally, it's not a...
  48. Replies
    1,624
    Views
    271,896

    Get the regular version. My experience with...

    Get the regular version. My experience with saws with extra electronics is that they're just super fussy. They'll run great until something a little weird happens and then it takes forever for the...
  49. Replies
    3,260
    Views
    795,514

    Ha!

    Ha!
  50. Replies
    3,260
    Views
    795,514

    I read it like 5 times trying to find the...

    I read it like 5 times trying to find the difference.

    I don't know if that makes him or me the dumb one.
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4