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PostPosted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:48 pm 
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^^^ what he said ^^^

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:12 am 
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My first real mountain bike was a Timberline FS from about the same time as yours. It had a really similar paint job which I remember being probably the best thing about it. The Quadra 5 that came with it was probably the worst thing.

Yours looks great! If you are going to ride it off road you may want to try something more like 32 in front and then 16, 17, or 18 to taste.


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ekiborter wrote:
^^^ what he said ^^^

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what do you mean? i was under the impression that *all* chainrings were circular and *not* elliptical hehe. . .


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Elliptical chainrings vs round will always be argued. Its recognised though that the biopace peaks were in the wrong position but can be moved to take advantage of the shape.


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kaiser wrote:
Elliptical chainrings vs round will always be argued. Its recognised though that the biopace peaks were in the wrong position but can be moved to take advantage of the shape.
im not going to argue it, my opinion on the matter is that: in some applications they are use (or more useful than circular) and in others they are not i.e. when you want a steady spin


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:07 am 
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U brakes are great!

(also partial to e-stays hence my Haro extreme).

Early GT paint also rules.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:08 am 
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Oh obviously I did not mean they stop great... :oops:


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