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Forum: Mountain Biking 01-27-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Gallo
I prefer hydro by a long shot. My mechanicals...

I prefer hydro by a long shot. My mechanicals worked but not nearly as well as hydro. Riding it the way it is also recommended by myself. there is no issue with 3x8 or mech disc
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-27-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By Gallo
i had issues with stans and slant six as well It...

i had issues with stans and slant six as well It weeped not just out of the bead but everywhere. Use twice the amount of stans and was good to go after a couple days. Never liked those tires...
Forum: Southern California 01-22-17, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Gallo
I am doing it I did it in 13 I think...

I am doing it

I did it in 13

I think they are not easy but manageable

I very well might be lonely but I will have my bike to keep me company
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-16-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,616
Posted By Gallo
While you are welcome to ride whatever you want I...

While you are welcome to ride whatever you want I find this choice curious. It seems like allot of upgrades to a very low end frame. With as many solid used bikes that are road worthy in the $...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-16-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Gallo
I would go with the lowest at 35. Many including...

I would go with the lowest at 35. Many including myself have gone tubeless and run lower pressures. Lower pressure improves comfort, traction and although counter intuitive rolling resistance when...
Forum: Southern California 01-16-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Gallo
KOM Challenge

Anyone doing these rides?

Planet Ultra | Cycling Events and Tours King of the Mountains Century Challenge (http://planetultra.com/portfolio/king-of-the-mountains/)
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-07-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,723
Posted By Gallo
the key is shoes to match. I highly recommend the...

the key is shoes to match. I highly recommend the Five Ten shoe

You can find deals out there. I think 80 is closer to the entry price point for good pedals. I would look for a minimum of chro mo...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-06-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Gallo
Find a friend knowledgeable about bikes for $ 500...

Find a friend knowledgeable about bikes for $ 500 you can find a very good old technology bike you might have to shop for a while for the right deal that fits

none of the example bikes listed...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-06-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Gallo
sounds like you already made your mind up. So why...

sounds like you already made your mind up. So why ask the question? I would agree what ever time and money you spend on upgrading this bike is a waste of time and money. Your friend might have got...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-02-17, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By Gallo
you have to ride them I was in love with specs of...

you have to ride them I was in love with specs of some bikes but once i rode them was unimpressed. Even a parking lot ride is better than not getting on it.
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-19-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By Gallo
At 1000 sad to say but many of the mtb bikes are...

At 1000 sad to say but many of the mtb bikes are not great. Much lower value than say a 1000 road bike. They are not terrible bikes for light riding. I would suggest depending on your market looking...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-29-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Gallo
tire looks way too big as soon as you weight it i...

tire looks way too big as soon as you weight it i suspect it will rub
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-29-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Gallo
I lock out all the way front and rear when out of...

I lock out all the way front and rear when out of the saddle sustained mashing

I lock out the front and leave the rear in medium if I am going for time that way when I get out of the saddle for a...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-19-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Gallo
It seems you are choosing bikes under your...

It seems you are choosing bikes under your budget. The things I look at the most would be the specs. It is worth the upfront investment to get better components ie forks drive train brakes and wheels...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-19-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,758
Posted By Gallo
rollover @ op I think that the biggest...

rollover

@ op I think that the biggest changes have been on the full suspension side. However things like rim and tire size seems to be evolving which cross over. Better forks with on the fly...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-06-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Gallo
I think there are many trails today more...

I think there are many trails today more challenging than 30 years ago. Some are the same but many new trails are far more challenging than what I rode in the 80s. MTB has come a long way. The bike...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-06-16, 07:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,768
Posted By Gallo
sorry this is the internet so I cannot see your...

sorry this is the internet so I cannot see your level. I assumed if you ride the Martha area you could ride this. It is advanced but certainly doable. Once you get to that point riding it will give...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-04-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Gallo
Not familiar with what a quarry ride would...

Not familiar with what a quarry ride would entail. The High Sierra was a fine bike for its era. I understand where you are coming from as a roadie. After all my 86 Paramount is not a modern machine....
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-02-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,768
Posted By Gallo
yes the powerlines is the teal and the yellow is...

yes the powerlines is the teal and the yellow is the sh@ts green is upper cobbles purple lower cobbles which pops out near waterfall

There are three distinct parts

tower

1 down pick a line...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-01-16, 08:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,768
Posted By Gallo
top of powerlines to the west on the multi use...

top of powerlines to the west on the multi use path behind the homes first left it goes down and up and you keep to the right and you will see a tower which is the first part of the ****s as its...
Forum: Southern California 07-30-16, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By Gallo
just tried to get a refund on some ini food. Dad...

just tried to get a refund on some ini food. Dad stole the show and Paul Dooley had a solid career acting and was a co founder and writer for the Electric Company
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-30-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,768
Posted By Gallo
I am about a mile from the trailhead of...

I am about a mile from the trailhead of canyonside so I ride it quite a bit as well. Doing one thing over and over builds confidence and a great way to improve. I think the sh@ts is a good practice...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-28-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,768
Posted By Gallo
I am form SD as well. One thing is to get up off...

I am form SD as well. One thing is to get up off the seat and get your weight back and as low as you can in a crouch position. A dropper post is super helpful or lower your seat post before big...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-17-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,857
Posted By Gallo
if anyone was boxed it was Sagan and look what he...

if anyone was boxed it was Sagan and look what he does with no lead out. Kittel had plenty of room and if he were in contention Cav would not be a full bike length ahead and able to make that swerve.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,857
Posted By Gallo
good to see they got it right

good to see they got it right
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