Mountain Biking - On the bike, At last!
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05-07-09, 11:20 AM
Drove out to the "bike store" on Ramstein and got some presta->shrader pump adapters (5.00 bucks for 2 of em... wtf)
And a pedros 3 way spoke wrench, 15 bucks... high way robbery!!!!!
anyway, got it all good, and I'm finally on the bike, took er out for a quick road ride to test, Everything works like a dream.
I finally realized, that for around here, I need to go back to a 2 or 3 x 8 (maybe 9) set up, because I was spinning too fast around 20 mph, wearing myself out =(
but man, it felt great to be back out.
Beautiful day in Germany as well, clear blue skies, upper 70's and sunny!!
05-07-09, 11:32 AM
Good on ya, Cheeto. Still riding the Trek?
05-07-09, 12:56 PM
Yea, still got the trek 3900.
The money I had towards a new bike and stuff... something came up and I had to blow it.... all..
so, yea... Not going to get a new bike/frame anytime soon lol.
It just felt great to be on the bike again... I need more gears though, lol
05-07-09, 01:09 PM
I'm sure you can keep that ol' beat-to-crap thing wired together with your mad wrenching skills- after all, you learnt it all here from these jerks.
What did you blow your wad on, young man?
... I need more gears though, lolAww, just try harder. Lotta stuff over there only has six speeds yet will rip down the Autobahn at 150+ mph.
Seriously, congrats. Enjoy.
05-07-09, 01:25 PM
LOL, I was spinning to fast, need something that will let me go faster!
six speeds at 150 mph.. you aint kiddin lol..
I've only hit 110 so far.
Glad to hear you finally got your bike (even if it's your old one) :)
Don't waste that blue euro sky... go ride :thumb:
05-08-09, 12:22 AM
I got to find the trails first LOL!
I'm going to ask around today were they are, cause the weekend is almost here!
TREK 3900 4EVEEERR!!!~~
05-08-09, 03:18 PM
until I break it.
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