Added reply in a thread Steeper front end. 9/2/2015 9:20 PM
I didn't notice too much difference going from 75 to 75.5 and back. Whenever I ride a buddies bike with a steep fork though I notice right away.
Added reply in a thread tall ass bars 9/1/2015 11:46 AM
Post some pictures!!!!
Added reply in a thread tall ass bars 8/29/2015 8:03 PM
Is this actually a real bike, or are you trolling? If it is real, pics please.
Added reply in a thread Is GT any good these days? 8/28/2015 9:14 PM
No reason why you can't check out both? If you have a good local shop, they should let you ride a few bikes to see how they feel. You can also hop on that bike at Sport Chek and see if you notice a difference. With that in mind, I bet the bike out of ... more »
Added reply in a thread Help me decide please ! :) 8/27/2015 10:46 AM
I checked Colony's Canadian distributor for you and the Roaster Bars are well-stocked. Your local shop could definitely order them for you or we could. They actually hooked us up with a set for our last jam that we organized here. They are a gloss black, ... more »
Added reply in a thread How to make this bike faster? 8/25/2015 11:06 AM
Better high pressure tires will make it go faster. 1.95 or 2.10 wide. Also you can step up the gearing to 28 T or 30 T at the most. Besides that there's not much you can do.
Added reply in a thread @biggy 8/23/2015 10:01 PM
You're drunk Brayden. Go home.
Added reply in a thread How much Would a bike shop charge to assemble bike. 8/22/2015 11:35 AM
Yeah. We spend about an hour per wheel. This includes pre-stressing your wheel and re-truing 3 times to make it as strong as humanly possible as well as Spoke Freeze thread locker to help hold your spokes tight.
Added reply in a thread How often do you work on your bike? 8/22/2015 10:58 AM
I don't think it's fair to compare Mike Hucker to the average rider haha.
Added reply in a thread How much Would a bike shop charge to assemble bike. 8/22/2015 10:55 AM
$50 is fair. We charge $60-$90 (Canadian dollars) depending on how complicated of a build. Extra if we have to build custom wheels. When building a bike there's a big difference between putting it together, and building it to be as strong as possible. ... more »
Added reply in a thread S&M Elevenz Bar 8/19/2015 2:46 PM
I've sold them to a couple taller customers that were 6' 4" +. They both liked them a lot. Feedback I got was that you definitely want to have a good stem to clamp them down tight. With such big bars, you get a ton of leverage, especially if you're a ... more »
Added reply in a thread Just got wasp rim from danscomp and no grease? 8/18/2015 10:47 PM
Use a light oil, not grease. Grease can gum up and cause your pawls to stick.
Added reply in a thread Cranks: 175mm to 165mm Move. Advice Appreciated! :D 8/18/2015 10:46 PM
You will ride it for 20 minutes and then not really notice the change after that. If you ride 4 pegs and a short backend, 165s just give you a bit more room. It's not going to make a major difference to your riding, but it's nice for clearance and still ... more »
Added reply in a thread I'm looking for parts for an Eastern Bidirectional hub 8/18/2015 1:58 PM
We still have some Eastern small parts too if you're desperate. I have that driver in unsealed as well as pawls and springs and some other stuff. Would be a bit more to ship from Canada, but with the strong US $ it might not be so bad.
Added reply in a thread 2007 Gt Fly Bike upgrades? 8/13/2015 12:15 PM
Just wait and try and find a relatively new bike that is as stock as possible. If you don't know exactly what to look for, your best bet is to find a complete from someone who just bought it, and never really got in to riding and is deciding to sell ... more »
Added reply in a thread Bottom Bracket shell stuck please help 8/7/2015 9:32 PM
You've got the right idea, but you're going to have to get a punch. Put the frame down on the ground too so it's nice and solid. Maybe prop it up on some wood to be safe. Had to do exactly this in the shop the other day. We tried with a punch, then tried ... more »
Added reply in a thread Can you unlace your wheel and use the old rim 8/6/2015 12:10 AM
Yeah, we do this all the time. As long as the rim isn't majorly bent it's fine. With that said - there definitely is a point when you just need a new rim. Usually after we true one of the team guys rims 5 or 6 times it's just time for a new one.
Added reply in a thread Spoke Size? 8/5/2015 12:24 PM
If the number the spoke length calculator is giving you is correct, you should round down and do 188 for sure.
Added reply in a thread Lucking out! 8/4/2015 11:22 PM
You don't need the warranty card if you bought it in Canada. Not sure what the procedure is if you bought it in the US but I can understand wanting it up on the wall.
Added reply in a thread Struggles of kids 8/4/2015 11:20 PM
Just tell him to call me, I'll give him the homie hookup and take the problem off your hands