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Forum: Mountain Biking 04-27-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Ldosorio
You can find good bikes that fit your budget in...

You can find good bikes that fit your budget in well known brands such as Trek, Specialized, Giant and Cannondale among others. Bear in mind that besides bike you need to buy helmet, gloves, glasses,...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-02-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,997
Posted By Ldosorio
Thanks a lot for your advices. I have 3x10...

Thanks a lot for your advices.
I have 3x10 drivetrain... I will try to find SRAM type2.
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-31-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,997
Posted By Ldosorio
X7 vs X9 (XT? SLX?)

Hi,
Just had an accident and broke my rear derailleur and its hanger. (Besides my left elbow and some other injuries I got in in my knees, arm and face)
My bike configuration is : SRAM X7 shifters...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-31-14, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ldosorio
Enjoy your Xcaliber 8 !

Enjoy your Xcaliber 8 !
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-06-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,580
Posted By Ldosorio
I don't see a reason to change to a smaller bike...

I don't see a reason to change to a smaller bike frame...
I would go to the store and check both 17,5 and 19 though.
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-31-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Ldosorio
I would say with that money you coud go for...

I would say with that money you coud go for Carbon Fiber FS bike. And the best option is for sure 27,5". Check out Trek and Scott. If you go for 26er, then look at Specialized. Check some bike with...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-21-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Ldosorio
If you think you'll need $300 to upgrade your...

If you think you'll need $300 to upgrade your current bike, maybe you are right and it is better to get a new one.
In that case my suggestion would be to spend a little bit more than $1000 in your...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-20-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Ldosorio
I rode in a 2005 26er until March this year and...

I rode in a 2005 26er until March this year and went very well, then I bought a 29er and the change was great... so I understand your felings. Six year old bike is not a real dinosaur... however as...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-02-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,777
Posted By Ldosorio
FOr USD600 you must go with an entry level bike:...

FOr USD600 you must go with an entry level bike: Specialized Hardrock, Trek Marlin, Cannondale Trail 29er 6... All of them are very similar, so just check wich one makes you feel more comfortable...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-02-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By Ldosorio
can you get more pictures?

can you get more pictures?
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-22-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ldosorio
If you feel umconfortable while ride your nwe...

If you feel umconfortable while ride your nwe bike, maybe there is something wrong...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-16-13, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ldosorio
I suggest to do some diet or more excercise in...

I suggest to do some diet or more excercise in order to lose some pounds of fat... It is cheaper!
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-12-13, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Ldosorio
What about Squats to train my leg-cycling muscles?

What about Squats to train my leg-cycling muscles?
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-12-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Ldosorio
For sure X9 is better than X7, about the Casset...

For sure X9 is better than X7, about the Casset PG1070 will work fine.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-12-13, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Ldosorio
I use Shimano M324: cleats on one side and...

I use Shimano M324: cleats on one side and platform in the other.. I use SPD side 90% of the time though.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-12-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Ldosorio
I would choose Trek.

I would choose Trek.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-08-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Ldosorio
DOn't think just about weight (although it is...

DOn't think just about weight (although it is very important) but about how comfortable you feel while riding.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-08-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Ldosorio
What about swimming? I am going to be in a hotel,...

What about swimming? I am going to be in a hotel, so I think there are swimming pool and also gym, maybe static bikes...
Any advice about what to eat? or at least what not to eat?
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-08-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Ldosorio
Trek Cobia comes with X5 shifters, so I would...

Trek Cobia comes with X5 shifters, so I would upgrade the rear derailleaur to X7... it is good quality and not as expensive as X9 or X0.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-05-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Ldosorio
sreten is right, your frame size is L =18 inch...

sreten is right, your frame size is L =18 inch (I missreaded and thought you were 5'1").
You can even try 29inch wheels, I use a 29er and it is great!
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-04-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Ldosorio
Shimano Tourney or Acera will be ok.

Shimano Tourney or Acera will be ok.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-04-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Ldosorio
24" wheels are made basically for kids. I suggest...

24" wheels are made basically for kids. I suggest you to get a 26" with an small frame, you will feel better while riding.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-04-13, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Ldosorio
How to train before race

I gonna ride my first race in three weeks time: 31Miles, 10 of them 7% uphill . Date July 28.
I have been biking often and running to enhace my resistance, however I would like to hear some advices...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-07-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Ldosorio
When I started with Clipless, first thing I did...

When I started with Clipless, first thing I did was to clip/unclip against the wall 10 times (until I knew exactly how to unclip). Then I went to the grass and rode in circles for 5 minutes stopping...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-22-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,748
Posted By Ldosorio
Trek 3700 is a good option or maybe, you can go...

Trek 3700 is a good option or maybe, you can go with 29er Trek Wahoo.
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