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Postby Motodo » Fri Aug 31, 2007 16:43 pm

Heya everyone
Just purchased my new bike a Shogun Punish
and i was wondering how to bunnyhop
and what accessories i may need

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Postby supersonic » Fri Aug 31, 2007 17:00 pm

All been covered before, try the search feature.

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Postby Motodo » Sat Sep 01, 2007 14:46 pm

i just cant get my back wheel of the ground no matter how hard i try

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Postby supersonic » Sat Sep 01, 2007 16:42 pm

Try and lift it by itself independant of the front. Weight forward, point the pedals down and try and lift the wheel. Once you get a feel for it, try the front.

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Postby Motodo » Sat Sep 01, 2007 17:53 pm

heya thnks i think i may hav done it a few times
and how do you know when to blled hydraulic disk brakes

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Postby supersonic » Sat Sep 01, 2007 17:54 pm

When the lever feel changes, ie goes spongey. Which brakes? Hayes Sole require a different method of maintenance.

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Postby Motodo » Sat Sep 01, 2007 18:02 pm

theyre quad QHD-1 but sometimes wen i ride on 5th gear it starts clicking and what is a lever feel?
TYVM for your help

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Postby supersonic » Sat Sep 01, 2007 18:05 pm

A lot of this will be covered in your instructions or general hydro brake guides, so i wont go into too much detail. You need to work out wheter your brakes are dual piston or single piston - ie how many pads move. Some have a static pad that needs to be manually adjusted over time like the Hayes Sole and maybe the QHD1. You want a crisp progressive lever feel - if its spongey there may be air in the lines.

As for the gears, they need tuning, have a read of Park tools for a good guide.

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Postby Motodo » Sat Sep 01, 2007 18:15 pm

this is really confising though
but thank you very much for your help

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Postby supersonic » Sat Sep 01, 2007 18:17 pm

You just need to doa little background reading, and preferably get someone to show you the basics. A good maintenance book will be a great investment, such as Leonard Zinn.

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Postby Motodo » Sat Sep 01, 2007 18:24 pm

ill look for tht on ebay haha

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Postby Motodo » Sat Sep 01, 2007 18:39 pm

just purchased a copy of amazon thank you

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Postby supersonic » Sat Sep 01, 2007 19:40 pm

Nice one, you wont regret it, will save you a lot of money and the bike will last longer.

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Postby Motodo » Sat Sep 01, 2007 20:20 pm

kk thanks for your help Supersonic

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Postby slimreaper » Sun Sep 02, 2007 19:28 pm

Hi
I have a claud butler cape wrath with QHD 1's. they are pretty good brakes. They are dual piston, and therefore don't need to be manually adjusted, which is a bonus, and my advice would be do not bleed them unless absolutely necessary. They can be a pig to get backto where you want them in terms of feel and bite etc. That could be just me though.
Cheers
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Postby formerlyknownasbonj » Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:44 am

Motodo wrote:theyre quad QHD-1 but sometimes wen i ride on 5th gear it starts clicking and what is a lever feel?
TYVM for your help
if you can pull the lever all the way to the bars and it still isn't locking up then it needs bleeding.

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Postby Motodo » Tue Sep 04, 2007 14:06 pm

heya thanks for your help everyone
the Lennard Zinn book arrived today and is a handy book

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Postby Motodo » Mon Sep 24, 2007 06:45 am

i really need help as i cant get my back tire up at all

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Postby deadpool2e » Mon Sep 24, 2007 09:09 am

why the need to bunny hop anyway???

you could try going clipless as it easy to bunny hop with those on.

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Postby supersonic » Mon Sep 24, 2007 14:25 pm

Hopping on SPDs generally teaches the wrong techniqque and weight shifts.


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