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MTBR is nearly 300% better than Ridemonkey...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by loco-gringo, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    I think they have 116 different forums. I got distracted counting. I think Ridemonkey has 41, but I'm still a little fried from scrolling MTBR to try to count.

    Seriously, isn't it a bit much to have a forum for nearly every friggin' manufacturer on Earth??? I don't get it.
     

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  2. offsprung

    offsprung Monkey

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    MTBR eats balls
     
  3. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    If I want to see cool pictures of, and/or educational and interesting discussion about mountain bikes and/or riding them, MTBR tends to offer it in much greater quantity than RM.
    However, at this stage, since I already have the bikes I need, know how to fix them, and don't care about stupid new parts, RM is better because it's funnier.
     
  4. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    Agreed. I have no reason to go to MTBR - I simply can't handle 300% more of anything. Plus they're not known for midget love.
     
  5. gonefirefightin

    gonefirefightin free wieners

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    just a bunch of geezers and yuppies asking stupid questions over and over and over in the same damn forum.
     
  6. CBJ

    CBJ Turbo Monkey

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    I'm a yuppie but try not to ask stupid question :)
     
  7. eaterofdog

    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    MTBR is good for reviews. I never really bothered to look at anything else. Forums? Sounds like Pinkbike 2.
     
  8. reflux

    reflux Turbo Monkey

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    There are no stupid questions, only inquisitive idiots.
     
  9. 1453

    1453 Monkey

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    they have pretty good picture threads, that's about it for me.

    RM is so freaking entertaining, especially when PSP, the rest of RM, and a bottle of Tequila are involved.
     
  10. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    MTBR is good for launching e-jihads, since they have so many more members.
     
  11. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    I want to go on record by saying I don't have issue with MTBR, although I rarely go there, but just noticed all of the boards.

    You can have 250 PMs, so they are at least twice as good. :D
     
  12. dhmike

    dhmike Turbo Monkey

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    this pretty much sums up mtbr, but i'm in love with that blue intense m6 frame that's posted there. now that is good porn.
     
  13. manimal

    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    i haven't perused mtbr for anything other than reviews in a long time. even the reviews are usually written by obvious non-native english speaking pinkbike crossovers.
     
  14. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I find the reviews funny. For just about any given product, there is at least one jackass saying "this is the worst POS I have ever ridden/used! When I totally used it for unintended purposed, it failed."
     
  15. eaterofdog

    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    "BRKOE ON A 18 FOT DROP TO FLAT!!!111! TOTALL POS!!111!!! DANG IM TEH ****Z!1"

    Apparently there is a place where 13 year olds all go bigger than pros.
     
  16. Prettym1k3

    Prettym1k3 Turbo Monkey

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    I looked, and they're missing quite a few manufactures to be honest.
     
  17. reflux

    reflux Turbo Monkey

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    Okay, my original post was insincere, but whatev.

    I visit MTBR forums solely for small, random tidbits of bike-related information that will never grace the boards here at RM. And even then, I keep my browsing to no more than 3 or 4 forums and 15 minutes tops. The SSing forum has traditionally been quite helpful.

    I especially enjoy the questions like, "what pedals work best for my future 5 spot?" Or better yet, "what saddle should I use on my Blur??/?"
     
  18. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  19. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Yes. If I want to talk about bikes, I go to MTBR. If I want to be entertained, I come here.
     
  20. skunkty14

    skunkty14 Monkey

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    Exactly the same for me, adding ride reports with photos to the list for MTBR. I come to RM primarily for this forum which rarely to disappoint.
     
  21. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    I counted those in with bikes. As in anything bike related goes to MTBR. The :monkey: is for random funny stuff.
     
  22. skunkty14

    skunkty14 Monkey

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    Agreed. You caught my post before I fixed; I meant rarely fails to entertain rather than disappoint :poster_oops:
     
  23. moff_quigley

    moff_quigley Why don't you have a seat over there?

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    Has "CRAZY FRED" from MTBR ever made an appearance here?

    I used to really like MTBR. Now it gets under my skin in a bad way. I do browse it from time to time though but there is a lot of useless crap to wade through.
     
  24. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    I hope not. What a tool. For those who aren't familliar with him, he's basically an obnoxious Nicolai brand whore, who goes on incoherant, angry rants about all kinds of crap. Example: someone starts a thread about a new Nicolai. Someone else posts a picture of a Transition Bottle Rocket. Fred goes ape****, ranting about how the photo of the crap Taiwanese bike is ruining the Nicolai thread, and how it's an abomination to have such a picture in a thread about a Nicolai. He's also claimed that he used to regularly huck 15' to flat on a mid '90s rigid Klein. :disgust1:
     
  25. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    so basically he was MTBR's loco?





    :D

    BTW have you seen this beer?
    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=370385
     
  26. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    No. Not even a little bit.
     
  27. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Still mad at you for cheating on the Monkey with MTBR. No wonder you haven't reached the golden banana!
     
  28. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    Dude, I have been reaching the golden banana virtually all day. :busted:
     
  29. moff_quigley

    moff_quigley Why don't you have a seat over there?

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    You're forgetting the loosely veiled death threats and threats of physical beating from his Hell's Angels buddies.
     
  30. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    :think: Your banana is not to be feared...yet.

    Mister Clean?
     
  31. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    I put him on my ignore list, so I havn't read anything by him in a long time. Guess I missed that stuff. I can believe it though.
     
  32. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    I had not been to the MTBR forums for a while, so I checked them today.

    My brain hurts.

    Most of the questions asked are so stupid, but the answers/advice handed out can be just as moronic. It is getting worse, it would seem.
     
  33. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    yeah I think RM could stand to lose a few forums...some of them are pretty empty...D
     
  34. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    There's a lot of stupid crap, for sure, but there's also some genuinely good info too. You just need to pick and choose. After a little while you figure out who knows what they're talking about and who dosn't.
     
  35. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Historically I bet there are more posts requesting a SS forum than there are in the SS forum.
     
  36. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    I think it's hillarious that MTBR has a Zion forum. Zion=Jenson housebrand. :rofl: