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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Bram » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:26 pm

Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.

It serves me right, I'm always trying to list things on craigslist for too much money, I deserved to take the bait.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by nafod » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:00 pm

Bram wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.
Sell it to Mickey
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Mickey O'neil » Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:41 pm

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Bram wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.
Sell it to Mickey
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by TerryB » Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:27 am

this thread is a caricature of everything wrong with 21st century man

bicycling was cool when you were 12


now? you're just a weirdo spending $1000 to piss everyone else off on your way to some sick jumps
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:30 am

Bram wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.

It serves me right, I'm always trying to list things on craigslist for too much money, I deserved to take the bait.
You tryin to resell it now?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bi ... 35811.html
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Blaidd Drwg » Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:07 am

Fuzzy Dunlop wrote:
Bram wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.

It serves me right, I'm always trying to list things on craigslist for too much money, I deserved to take the bait.
You tryin to resell it now?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bi ... 35811.html

TBF, most adults riding BMX cruisers look like a monkey fucking a football...that's not really the point, the frame on this one doesn't look to be any different geometry wise for ones markets to grups. I'd swap bars out and pedals but other than that, seems legit
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by bennyonesix » Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:19 am

I'm 6'5. I want to get one now. I had a webco as a kid. Weighed near a hundred pounds.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:43 am

I only had one bike after the one with training wheels until i bought the Mariachi and it was this '93 Dyno Compe
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I had no idea this bike was so ridiculous looking and i didn't even have those sweet plastic mag wheels
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by bennyonesix » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:31 am

Mine had heavy ass mag wheels. HahahahH

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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Turdacious » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:37 am

Blaidd Drwg wrote:
Fuzzy Dunlop wrote:
Bram wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.

It serves me right, I'm always trying to list things on craigslist for too much money, I deserved to take the bait.
You tryin to resell it now?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bi ... 35811.html

TBF, most adults riding BMX cruisers look like a monkey fucking a football...that's not really the point, the frame on this one doesn't look to be any different geometry wise for ones markets to grups. I'd swap bars out and pedals but other than that, seems legit
A bike with a Mongoose badge screams 'not worth stealing,' and upgrading bars and pedals are easy enough to do for a non bike mechanic. For city riding, I'm far more likely to want to slap a guy riding clipped than the guy riding a Wallyworld bike.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Bram » Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:44 pm

Blaidd Drwg wrote:
Fuzzy Dunlop wrote:
Bram wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.

It serves me right, I'm always trying to list things on craigslist for too much money, I deserved to take the bait.
You tryin to resell it now?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bi ... 35811.html

TBF, most adults riding BMX cruisers look like a monkey fucking a football...that's not really the point, the frame on this one doesn't look to be any different geometry wise for ones markets to grups. I'd swap bars out and pedals but other than that, seems legit
Fuzzy, I'm selling it in San Diego for 99$ - already built it. BD, it's goddamn tiny. I had a 24" GT cruiser and it felt significantly larger framed than this infant thing. It could be the bars to a degree, but still. I think the next experiment in this will be a regular single-speed mountain bike with front and rear brakes, not sure of the frame size, but no more buying things out of the box.

BTW, I found my stolen bike unlocked and tossed a lock on it. So that's damn good news.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Blaidd Drwg » Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:49 pm

I must admit, I love my on-one SS.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Alfred_E._Neuman » Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:09 am

Shape, you ever get that belt drive Spot replacement frame? I'm curious to see what you think, since I'm looking at a belt drive single speed for my commuter replacement.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Shapecharge » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:01 am

AEN, yes I did. I got it last Friday at the end of the day. I put it together and did about 20 trips around the block trying to sort it out. It was cold and rainy and dark so I didn't take off on it. We went out of town Saturday and Sunday plus it rained all fucking day when we got back last night. So I just got back a little while ago...did about 8 miles on it. I'm blown away really. I'm in decent condition with rowing, running and some regular lifting but I'm not in bike shape. This thing felt like a rocket...drive is immediate. I'm a little bit bummed that I didn't think about this sooner. The bike is very quiet...the only thing to hear is the tires. I impulsed purchased some platform pedals Friday morning since it's been a long time since I rode anything clipped in. I can't wait for a full day to fuck around with this thing. I spun out a lot on it but that's just me trying to figure it out. I couldn't be happier with it.

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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:32 am

Bram wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
Fuzzy Dunlop wrote:
Bram wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
That will be a fuckton of fun. Congrats.
Yes it will.
Thanks guys :)

I got scammed off of craigslist, the guy sold me a kids mountain bike at double the price of it new - I look like a circus bear on this tiny thing.

It serves me right, I'm always trying to list things on craigslist for too much money, I deserved to take the bait.
You tryin to resell it now?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bi ... 35811.html

TBF, most adults riding BMX cruisers look like a monkey fucking a football...that's not really the point, the frame on this one doesn't look to be any different geometry wise for ones markets to grups. I'd swap bars out and pedals but other than that, seems legit
Fuzzy, I'm selling it in San Diego for 99$ - already built it. BD, it's goddamn tiny. I had a 24" GT cruiser and it felt significantly larger framed than this infant thing. It could be the bars to a degree, but still. I think the next experiment in this will be a regular single-speed mountain bike with front and rear brakes, not sure of the frame size, but no more buying things out of the box.

BTW, I found my stolen bike unlocked and tossed a lock on it. So that's damn good news.
Fuck yeah :supz: Must be nice to find!
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Mickey O'neil » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:09 pm

I just took a look at this. Holy shit that looks like a fun trail!
Bram wrote:About a month ago I rode the Camp Tamarancho trail in Marin. This is the flow trail section aka Endor. I was on a borrowed 29er and rode like a little bitch.


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Post by Blaidd Drwg » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:29 pm

Mickey O'neil wrote:I just took a look at this. Holy shit that looks like a fun trail!
Bram wrote:About a month ago I rode the Camp Tamarancho trail in Marin. This is the flow trail section aka Endor. I was on a borrowed 29er and rode like a little bitch.


Woof...That's some serious rigid bike flow heaven right there. Very similar to one of our local gems, Devils Gulch/Mission Ridge.
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Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Sun Jan 22, 2017 2:52 am

Blaidd Drwg wrote:
Mickey O'neil wrote:I just took a look at this. Holy shit that looks like a fun trail!
Bram wrote:About a month ago I rode the Camp Tamarancho trail in Marin. This is the flow trail section aka Endor. I was on a borrowed 29er and rode like a little bitch.


Woof...That's some serious rigid bike flow heaven right there. Very similar to one of our local gems, Devils Gulch/Mission Ridge.
Damn that looks fun as hell. Reminds me of the "Florence" flow trail at Cady Hill in Stowe VT which was a blast! Very bikepark-y There is nothing like this around LA (that I've found so far). Much more just steep, chunky gnar. One flowy trail in a nearby canyon with some berms but it's a fairly gradual slope.
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Post by Alfred_E._Neuman » Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:27 pm

Blaidd Drwg wrote:
Woof...That's some serious rigid bike flow heaven right there. Very similar to one of our local gems, Devils Gulch/Mission Ridge.
BD, you ever make up to Galbraith? That's my old haunt from my Bellingham days. Heard they closed it for a while but it's back open to cyclists again.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Bram » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:12 am

Evidently that flow trail is a major destination spot for mountain bikers, perhaps there's a faster route, but it took me and my friends easily 90 minutes to get to the trail head of it. The whole park was beautiful though.

Nothing I know like that in San Diego. But even more fun for me was the Boulder Mountain Bike park...I spent 6 hours over 2 days riding the slalom course, pump tracks, corkscrew track.....super fun.

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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Blaidd Drwg » Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:19 am

Alfred_E._Neuman wrote:
Blaidd Drwg wrote:
Woof...That's some serious rigid bike flow heaven right there. Very similar to one of our local gems, Devils Gulch/Mission Ridge.
BD, you ever make up to Galbraith? That's my old haunt from my Bellingham days. Heard they closed it for a while but it's back open to cyclists again.

Lots of times. I haven't been back in several years but I have very fond memories of KunG Fu Theater...about the only one of those you can really exploit on a rigid bike. You ever ride the 300Exit In Stanwood...creepy old treefarm?
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by bennyonesix » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:15 am

This thread is even funnier if it's serious and isn't actually tooling on bmx bandit adults.

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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Fuzzy Dunlop » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:18 am

GO AWAY, REEEEEEEEEEEEANT.
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Re: Mountain Bike Thread

Post by Shapecharge » Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:20 pm

Wait a sec I didn't even think of this...is Benji69 actually Rant? He's somehow got past Mario's Level 12, Mission Impossible encryption?

It does explain a lot...or could he be a reborn Kaj?

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