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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-02-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By jboyd
Lights for me are like Tattoos. As soon as I get...

Lights for me are like Tattoos. As soon as I get a set-up, I think I need more :twitchy:

I currently run the Lumina 650 on the helmet and the Cygolite Mitycross 400 on the bars for a total of...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-04-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By jboyd
I am one who has trouble sticking with one bike...

I am one who has trouble sticking with one bike for very long, but the XTC1 has been my longest stretch where I just have no N+1 bike lust. don't need it. The wheel set is bombproof. I beat the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-03-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By jboyd
I feel your joy. I almost refuse to ride on...

I feel your joy. I almost refuse to ride on pavement anymore. Dirt and gravel are all I want, and I almost can't stand riding in the daylight now. I have gotten hooked on trail riding at night with...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-11-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,712
Posted By jboyd
I went clipless in 08. After a broken wrist and...

I went clipless in 08. After a broken wrist and two broken ribs I chucked them for a set of Azonic 420's and have loved every second since. All of my riding has gone to the dirt and I have no...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-30-11, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,167
Posted By jboyd
"Missy was finally sentenced and managed to avoid...

"Missy was finally sentenced and managed to avoid going to prison. Six months of house detention and five years of probation."

Damn, I should have had her attorney :innocent:
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-24-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By jboyd
The Giant XTC 1 is a Toyota FJ Cruiser SUV. It...

The Giant XTC 1 is a Toyota FJ Cruiser SUV. It is built overseas. Is as stout as a tank. Is most at home on dirt trails and is loaded with some very nice high end bling:thumb:
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-22-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By jboyd
Thank you for the opportunity to share one of my...

Thank you for the opportunity to share one of my favorite youtube clips

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2iUQqp-zU8
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-18-11, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 990
Posted By jboyd
This summer at Klaus Park. She was in her 40's,...

This summer at Klaus Park. She was in her 40's, pink hard tail (the bike), Hello Kitty helmet and other girlie accoutrements. She asked me if I wanted to ride the section together? I said "Ladies...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-17-11, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By jboyd
Jean, I have a Contour GPS HD camera and I use...

Jean, I have a Contour GPS HD camera and I use this mount http://store.contour.com/contour-flex-strap-p66.aspx

It is super easy to change it from Fork to Frame and the positions are almost...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-16-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By jboyd
I actually have been riding singletrack and fire...

I actually have been riding singletrack and fire roads for about 6 years steady. You are correct, I was so blown away by the speed of this run and I just let it slip off a little and when I did, i...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-16-11, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By jboyd
My over 50 Mountain Bike Crash Video. Ridgeline Trail @ DuPont State Forest

I have had this posted over on the Mtn Bike forum and the Clyde Forum, but since I am 53 yr old, thought my fellow geezers and geezettes might enjoy.

This ride was last Sunday at Dupont State...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-15-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By jboyd
The leaves, and the fact that I tapped the front...

The leaves, and the fact that I tapped the front brake (and that fact that i suck) were the reason for my tumble. btw..... at 53 yr old and 255#, as lame as that fall looked, I hurt like hell today....
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-15-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By jboyd
Hikers, Bikers and Horses were like a love fest...

Hikers, Bikers and Horses were like a love fest in this park. Everyone was extremely nice and courteous to each other.

Up here (Midwest), the new breed of trail runners are the only problem. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-15-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By jboyd
Well, I didn't see it coming either. There were...

Well, I didn't see it coming either. There were several things at play here.

1. The trail was extremely dry and hard. I drifted off left and overreacted and tapped the front brake and it was...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-15-11, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By jboyd
Video from the "Ridgeline" at Dupont. One minute in I eat it :(

Rode Dupont State Park this weekend. i am officially spoiled. Thanks Crypid01 for your suggestions earlier. i don't know if I can go back to Tsali ever again. Well worth the extra hour of driving....
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-15-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By jboyd
Video from the "Ridgeline" at Dupont. One minute in I eat it :(

Rode Dupont State Park this weekend. i am officially spoiled. Thanks Crypid01 for your suggestions earlier. i don't know if I can go back to Tsali ever again. Well worth the extra hour of driving....
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-14-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,180
Posted By jboyd
Hey man, I was at DuPont yesterday as well. I...

Hey man, I was at DuPont yesterday as well. I rode Ridgeline twice. Holy cow what a rush. I used to hate climbing, and I like you am a Clyde as well at 255#. Something changed in the last few...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-30-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,962
Posted By jboyd
Lack of friends is why I Mountain Bike. Prior to...

Lack of friends is why I Mountain Bike. Prior to trail riding, I spent a decade whitewater kayaking. I had several friends, but two in particular made up my safety triad. One (a female), got mad...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-30-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,962
Posted By jboyd
Hmm? The video shows up on my post on this end. ...

Hmm? The video shows up on my post on this end. Here is the link. It was shot in 720P HD @ 60fps so it might load slow depending on your internet speed. If so, just click on the HD in the bottom...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-30-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,962
Posted By jboyd
I am 53 and have been riding dirt for about 6...

I am 53 and have been riding dirt for about 6 years. i have gone through 3 bikes and have ended up with a Giant XTC-1 29er Hardtail. i can't get enough of dirt, rocks and roots as the obsession...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-29-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By jboyd
Dude, there is a road down here in the Pine Hills...

Dude, there is a road down here in the Pine Hills area that the locals call the "Snake Road". They close it in the spring and right now for two weeks each year for the migration of the rattlers and...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-29-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By jboyd
Thanks. I'm mostly a poser so I appreciate the...

Thanks. I'm mostly a poser so I appreciate the nod. I think there is an unspoken understanding that it's not cool anymore t use metal in mtn bike vids;)

Btw the Voodoo Chilli is SRV covering...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-29-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By jboyd
Johnny 99 is right. The flex strap is great. I...

Johnny 99 is right. The flex strap is great. I used it yesterday for the first time and it was awesome. It only takes a minute to change from the fork to the frame or where ever you want it. Not...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-29-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By jboyd
Angles & Perspectives Contour GPS Video with multiple mount scenes

Rode a new trail to me yesterday. Cove Hollow near Cedar Lake South of Carbondale, IL Beautiful crisp fall day with amazing colors. This area is know for its high rattlesnake and copperhead...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-29-11, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By jboyd
Mountain Bike Angles & Perspectives Contour GPS Video with multiple mount scenes

Rode a new trail to me yesterday. Cove Hollow near Cedar Lake South of Carbondale, IL Beautiful crisp fall day with amazing colors. This area is know for its high rattlesnake and copperhead...
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