Krispy's Forum Activity

Reply to Is the 29 / 27.5 combo (97.5) bike here to stay? 3/23/2019 6:19 AM

That's interesting. The thing is though, the front wheel turns on an arc as the bars turn and the rear doesn't follow the same path. Also the rear steps out and tends to drift more than the front. Perhaps the fact that the rear wheel is spinning faster ... more »

Reply to Is the 29 / 27.5 combo (97.5) bike here to stay? 3/22/2019 9:07 PM

I'm loving my firebird 29 in the high setting with a 27.5 rear wheel, it's just a tad lower and slacker. I certainly like the rear clearance and the ability to pump manual over holes on rough tracks and off ledges. A bit less traction though and a little ... more »

Reply to This May Be One of the Greatest MTB Articles Ever Written by a Big News Company 12/5/2017 6:01 PM

The bike I rode in 94 was 10 lbs lighter than the bike I ride today.

Reply to Do Clipless Pedals Need a New Name? 10/16/2017 7:27 AM

Clips.

Reply to Yoann Barelli's Brake Lever Position 2/26/2016 8:11 PM

My wrists can't even bend like that any more! On a moto I wrap my left finger all the way around the lever since on is a clutch after all. The other side has a throttle, its easier to reach the lever when it's high. The lever s also need to fit behind ... more »

Reply to NEW Troy Lee Designs / Shock Doctor 5205 Wrist Support 3/24/2011 7:17 PM

Nother shattered radius here 1.5 years ago...still wearing the OTS brace with the zero degree chip. Hoping to graduate to the TLD shock Dr. This would be great for snowboarding since it would fit under a snow glove.

Reply to Were You Guilty Of It: Big Seats 2/16/2011 8:52 AM

I used to rock the Tioga seat like Nico's, i called it the Weiner Dog seat, never had the full on couch... What's more freeride than 3.0's and big seats? LBZ pants!!!

[/img] Sorry- can't see the seat- my Big Pants are in the way! [img]... more »
Reply to M55 Beast. What the ___? 11/30/2010 12:52 PM

Interested in hearing more about the Brembo brakes. Didn't notice any dropper post cable guides.

Reply to M55 Beast. What the ___? 11/30/2010 12:51 PM

Looks expeeeeensiiive! Ti spring, Rolhoff, Li-ion battery, carbon post etc etc. Someone spent an aweful lot of time and money developing that thing!!!! Where would you ride it? Backwards up DH trails? Up Shuttle roads? Just a little bit overdone with ... more »

Reply to Andreu Lacondeguy on a Mondraker 10/1/2010 7:34 AM

Epic exciting. Does Mondraker know that 34.78lb build aint Rampage spec? Please god tell me that isn't an Easton carbon post. XT cranks.. the bike wll be fine on landings, it's the inevitable ditch your bike and tumble in the dust just to find out your ... more »

Reply to History Lesson: 95 Aussie Champs 9/9/2010 7:43 PM

A totally sweet early 90's Diamondback came into the shop today with a "Zoke Toke" zoke rear shock and a pre Bomber Zoke fork with all the holes drilled in the lower legs. Memories.