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Forum: Mountain Biking 08-19-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
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: 53
Views: 1,522
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: 460
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: 34
Views: 1,068
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: 460
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: 34
Views: 1,068
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: 34
Views: 1,068
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: 730
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: 34
Views: 1,068
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: 34
Views: 1,068
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: 15,234
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: 15,234
Posted By Gallo
good to see they got it right

good to see they got it right
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-13-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,234
Posted By Gallo
Seems it will not be UPDATE: Ventoux finish...

Seems it will not be

UPDATE: Ventoux finish shortened due to wind - VeloNews.com (http://velonews.competitor.com/2016/07/tour-de-france/update-ventoux-finish-shortened-due-to-wind_414498)

was...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,234
Posted By Gallo
Martin rode brilliantly in the rain as well ...

Martin rode brilliantly in the rain as well

I wonder about Quintana. It might be he is on the limit but he is so stone faced it is hard to tell. maybe the tactic of staying close and waiting is...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,234
Posted By Gallo
I think they did chase and he plain out descended...

I think they did chase and he plain out descended them all. He took more risks. Dude was mashing on his top tube He did get the jump and it was a brilliant move. TJ I do not think gave up nor did...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-09-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,234
Posted By Gallo
superb riding by Froome today. Never been a huge...

superb riding by Froome today. Never been a huge fan as he always seemed so stiff but had huge respect for his talent. After today though might change my mind. Smacked a fan in the way on a climb....
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-09-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,945
Posted By Gallo
the crash was not far from the summit and quite...

the crash was not far from the summit and quite dumb on his part. The plan I am sure was to put time into him after the summit and already in play. I wonder if his glasses fogged up and he could not...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-04-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By Gallo
steephilltv will have it live

steephilltv will have it live
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-04-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Gallo
Shimano 4603 triple crank installation

So I had the same problem as this post

http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/951069-problem-installing-105-triple-chainset.html

there is a spacer on the crank side 4.6mm

I could not...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-04-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,945
Posted By Gallo
I agree hell of a Giro. I am past the whole who...

I agree hell of a Giro. I am past the whole who is cheating who is not and just watch the races. Nibali suffered and stayed close the first two weeks. Claimed the hardest stage was one he did not do...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-04-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By Gallo
i am in and ready for another beating

i am in and ready for another beating
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-04-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,674
Posted By Gallo
As an owner of an IR imager and level one...

As an owner of an IR imager and level one thermographer. I would guess that the heat is the reflection of the riders leg as it is almost the same color. Any shiny surface can show reflection and...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-01-16, 06:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,943
Posted By Gallo
I think the UCI would have loved for this whole...

I think the UCI would have loved for this whole thing to go away just ask Pat McQuaid. Bottom line is the USADA and in particular Travis Tygart saw fit to prosecute LA not due to his meanness but he...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-29-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,326
Posted By Gallo
another great giro

another great giro
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-27-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,326
Posted By Gallo
Giovanni Pinarello won the magila nera one year....

Giovanni Pinarello won the magila nera one year. His team did not want the jersey on one of its riders on the Giro and paid Giovanni not to race and hired a new rider. Giovanni took that modest...
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