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Houseman's Yeti @ Mt Snow

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by renegade999, Aug 30, 2005.

  1. renegade999

    renegade999 Monkey

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    Did anyone see what was wrong with Houseman's bike when he came thru the finish?

    The announcer said flat tire, but there was no flat. Looked to me like something collapsed because the shock was fully extended and the rear wheel was buzzing the saddle.

    Anyone see it too?
     

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  2. bizutch

    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    what does it matter? You ever see how that big dude takes the Ledges section? Like he's got a motor...if something broke, him, Rennie and Kovarik are about the only guys capable of generating enough force to do it....
     
  3. profro

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    He might have gotten a rock stuck in one of the rails?!?!?!?!?!!?! :eek:






    :rolleyes:
     
  4. renegade999

    renegade999 Monkey

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    because inquiring minds want to know.
     
  5. bizutch

    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    better tell Joey to remove all the rocks at Windrock so you can ride yours once you get it. No refunds on the deposit.... :dancing:
     
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    It appeared as though something broke on his sliding thing... the shock was not compressed at all, yet the rear tire was buzzing the seat.
     
  7. renegade999

    renegade999 Monkey

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    Yes, yes quiksilver. A keen eye you have. No doubt the result of many a day hunting for lines in the rock strewn trails at Diablo Freeride Park.
     
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    you asked if anyone had seen it too...
    yes I said the same thing as you did...


    this has nothing to do with diablo...


    carry on...
     
  9. The Mad Haderer

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    nope...it was spring collar on his shock..the spring was then hitting the frame to compress well after the seat was hitting the tire...carry on ppl
     
  10. dexter

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    yep the rail snapped
     
  11. biker3

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    Wait does that mean they're dating? Could you clarify?
     
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    definitely not...that thing is half inch thick solid hardened steel...you show me how to even bend that thing and ill give you my bike. please refrain from commenting until your proctologist dislodges your head from its resting place...thanks
     
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    Mike, were you chillin at the FOX tent like the whole weekend? I was the kid on Straits bike (or my black DNA) who had his lowers/rebound swapped. I was gunna say hi to you after talking to you so much on AIM but i wasnt sure if it was you...
     
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    renegade999 Monkey

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    Only a spring collar. Thats great news. Big House is one of my favorites. Was sad to see his bike crippled at the finish.
     
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    yup..that was me...didnt know that u got straights bike tho...shoulda kept the old school lowers...oh well
     
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    I've never heard on one of those letting go. He must have given the shock a thoroughly stiff bottom-out to have that happen to him. Sucks.
     
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    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    does sound a little too "personal" ..."pits with house"
     
  18. Red Bull

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    I know, I know. I needed my DHX worked on so i wasnt gunna complain. And he tuned them both better for me so even if the protos were better, they are now working better for me...

    Next time i might actually say Hi.
     
  19. Sherpa

    Sherpa Basking in fail.

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    I GUARANTEE you i could bend that rail.
     
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    I wondered what happened to big house-thanks for the info.
     
  21. ViciousDHer

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    rail was broke, shock was flopping and houseman was still fast and having fun :thumb:
     
  22. dexter

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    thats just what i heard mike form an inisder. and yes that rail can bend, break, warp, pit etc its happened before
     
  23. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Hell, I could break one of them things, just ask anyone who has ever ridden with me :D