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  1. magic man

    magic man Chimp

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    Hello everyone, I am new to these forums and mountain biking.
    I would have posted this in the beginner's forum but looks like it does not have any viewers.

    I basically started biking because it looks like allot of fun and I needed a healthy hobby. I just purchased a 07 Ironhorse maverick to start off with for now. My goal is to get into DH and FR once I get comfortable and in better shape. I am not in bad shape now, being an infantryman I tend to stay as strong and fit as my job requires. Although since I started riding I noticed just how out of shape my lower body is and stamina as well.

    When I get good enough I daydream of building on an Ironhorse sunday or Nicolai frame, have not decided which Nic frame yet.

    I live in Tacoma, WA and if anyone that lives in or around the area feels like welcoming me into a group or what-not, let me know.

    My job also requires me to be CLS (combat life saver ) qualified. That is pretty much a battlefield form of first-aid. So maybe I can be valuable to have around for those nasty crashes. :cheers:



    pic of my bike, my photogenic daughter seems to like it.
     

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  2. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    welcome to the monkey. just remember to keep a thick skin because alot of these guys are pretty ruthless. good bike choice, just keep an eye on the rear triangle for cracks.
     
  3. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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  4. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    Welcome! If your not addicted to mtb yet, you soon will be.
     
  5. magic man

    magic man Chimp

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    Thank you for the advice and I will keep an eye on the rear triangle. If I notice cracks, you have any suggestions for a course of action? I am thinking just refer to the warranty or would it be better to take it to a local welder or bike shop?
     
  6. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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  7. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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  8. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    you can warranty it through your local shop. im guessing you bought it at performance? if you did they will probably give you a new frame straight away
     
  9. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    Welcome. Don't take any advice from me that's not bike related.
     
  10. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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    Not even sure if we should take it then!!!!
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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  12. McGRP01

    McGRP01 beer and bikes

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  13. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    Nobody needed to tell him that. :lighten:
     
  14. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    It dosn't require much explaining once you've read a few of his posts, but I figured saying it couldn't hurt. :D
     
  15. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    If by "a few", you mean one. I agree, but true on the caution. Well done.
     
  16. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Welcome, magic man! Are you friends with El Diablo?
     
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    Welcome and get ready to spend a lot more money on mountain biking then you ever thought possible
     
  19. magic man

    magic man Chimp

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    Nah, so far I don't know anyone here.
     
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    brungeman I give a shirt

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    If you ever do anything stupid, don't hesitate to post it up. We won't make fun of you. Really.

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    Post as much porn as possilble. The mods like that.

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  24. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    That's bad ass. It's like you did opposite day with that.
     
  25. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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  26. bluebug32

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    HAB = Fvckin killin' me. Haha
     
  28. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I owe you a half dozen

    good stuff!










     
  29. DirtyMike

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    You guys all forgot the most important part,

    Always, and I mean always when making a Poll, make sure there is an Option for Extra Bacon, And Loco Sucks!!!
     
  30. loco-gringo

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    Pay me instead. :D
     
  31. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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  32. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Cool! Rep square Tetris!



    I expect you to make good on that, BTW. :busted:



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  33. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    OHHHHHHHHH I got one!


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  34. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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  35. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Welcome to the monkey.

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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahah



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    Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
     
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    I would have to agree with that one. Haha I think his greatest tat is the one he has incase he forgets his name... Wait, thats the only one :crazy: hahaha