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Old 03-16-04, 02:25 PM   #1
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road bikes on the trails?

saw this article and thought you would like to check it out
http://www.adventurecorps.com/way/whoneedsatb.html
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saw this article and thought you would like to check it out
http://www.adventurecorps.com/way/whoneedsatb.html
Okay so it's not a roadbike but anyone else remember Tomac and his drop-bar Yeti?

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I wasn't around then but I have read interviews recently where he thought it was the dumbest most suicidal thing he had ever done. Not that he wouldn't do it again, he just doesn't recommend it...
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Interesting article...and I can believe it for a lot of the trails I see people riding their mtb's on. Heck I would even try it.

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By the way, these tyres, along with bar ends and multi-position bars, clipless pedals, not to mention whole ATBs that weigh only 20 to 25 pounds, are all evidence that mountain bikes are techno overkill. These are simply efforts to roadify the mountain bike!
Hahaha..ironically, listening to some xc guys, this statement is 100% true
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