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    Welcome Mr Brown :P The bike shop guy smiled...

    Welcome Mr Brown :P

    The bike shop guy smiled because he knows he will get to sell you your second set of bikes !
    For how you two are riding now the bikes you picked are fine and will last a good...
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    Yeah you want to do all kinds of stuff and ride...

    Yeah you want to do all kinds of stuff and ride all kinds of surfaces with guns and bows on your back,,,get any 29er HT

    With a $500 budget just pick a color you like,,you'll be fine..

    Or,,,get...
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    I talked to a guy on the trail who was riding a...

    I talked to a guy on the trail who was riding a fatty, He said It's a whole different experience.
    He confirmed what I'd been reading. A fatty is fun untill the speed gets up there on the drops, then...
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    How about the Tern Andros Stem a quick release...

    How about the Tern Andros Stem a quick release stem on the ThorUSA site ?
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    Hahaha Yeah I'm just high on my bodies overall...

    Hahaha Yeah I'm just high on my bodies overall condition.
    My recumbent came first, that got me to a point where I could go back to mountain biking.
    That took two years, I was a mess.

    Funny...
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    If your at the skill level where you have to ask...

    If your at the skill level where you have to ask this kinda question go get a Bontrager XR3 29x2.35 for the front and a Bonty XR 1 29x2.25 for
    the back.

    These tires work and the pair should come...
  7. This thread is,,,, 445709

    This thread is,,,,

    445709
  8. If I had a Do-over I'd pass on the Infinite...

    If I had a Do-over I'd pass on the Infinite position dropper and get one with three set height positions...
    That would save me from that, "Dang, a hair lower would have been faster".
    Second...
  9. Thread: Brand Loyalty

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    I buy Year end closeouts and used only.. That...

    I buy Year end closeouts and used only..

    That shinny new bike bug means nothing to me.

    Had two Scotts now because that LBS had the best deals on Scott closeouts..

    Bought a like new used Tour...
  10. Pichers, Gotta have Pichers :P 445706

    Pichers, Gotta have Pichers :P

    445706
  11. Thread: Chain lube

    by osco53
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    Never use compressed air on a chain or anywhere...

    Never use compressed air on a chain or anywhere bearing seals are,, you are pressing the sand INTO the bearings or chain rollers.
    Same goes for High pressure water,,It's actually worse..

    Unless...
  12. I dunno op,, we are all different I guess. ...

    I dunno op,, we are all different I guess.

    When I buy a gem like you found or an old fixer upper I don't expect any help from the maker or anybody.

    Part of the 'Zen' of the bicycle for me Is me...
  13. Good advise,, I can pick up one of those chains...

    Good advise,, I can pick up one of those chains local...

    I was told 7,8,9 speed chains all will work, all are compat...
  14. Yep Just did the rack and tail light: 445512 ...

    Yep Just did the rack and tail light:

    445512

    The Planet bike 'Rack Blinky 5' light Is nice and bright, 5 LED's Ya think !
    came with the right mount stuff, LED's are so easy on batteries, they...
  15. Wow,,I guess it's because I'm only 56. I don't...

    Wow,,I guess it's because I'm only 56.
    I don't fear death at all probably because It loomed over me once, Been close to it, real close, It was calming not frightful.

    Anyway I ride because I love...
  16. OK this is my mistake,,I was doing the speed...

    OK this is my mistake,,I was doing the speed D8,,not the P8
    D8 2015 model,
    P8 2014 model with a G.I. range of 32.6"=86.6" DAHON Bikes:*Speed P8

    Here I go,,mods,,, LOL
    I measured the...
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    I was clipped in for two years,,never...

    I was clipped in for two years,,never saw/felt/found any advantage at all..
    ,,,Rydabent is correct about tadpoles,,Tried a Tad,,didn't like it at all anyway..

    I prefer the freedom of flats..

    I...
  18. Thread: Late bloomers

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    Is it an obession ? Or a Passion ? My bikes...

    Is it an obession ? Or a Passion ?

    My bikes are my toys, like my Daisy Red Ryder or my fire truck or my Daniel Boone hat..

    My Bicycles are my favorite toys now..

    I am obsessed with the...
  19. Thread: Late bloomers

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    Late bloomer,,early bloomer,, I don't fit the...

    Late bloomer,,early bloomer,, I don't fit the mold I guess. I've had a two wheeled love affair going since the kiddy tricycle...

    Then I discovered Motorcycles,,,

    I am done with those noisy...
  20. About mile 20 now,,give er take,, With the Goo...

    About mile 20 now,,give er take,,
    With the Goo off the chain and after about 5 shifter cable adjustments It's starting to shift better, faster, quieter.

    I may do the old racing trick this week,...
  21. Wow, I didn't know a 2.0" and a 1.75" would make...

    Wow, I didn't know a 2.0" and a 1.75" would make that big of a G.I. range difference,, still I am glad you clairfied that.. Thanks !
    The Mike Sherman calc. I used,,I could have sworn I plugged in a...
  22. Starting my 4th season of Mountain biking...

    I'm on a Full squish now. I've learned the basics but I still prefer to keep both wheels on the ground,,mostly..

    The first year was lots of falling and muscle pain, cramps, hard workouts, learning...
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    Wide shoes,,,SIDI makes em, Dominator fit Mega !...

    Wide shoes,,,SIDI makes em, Dominator fit Mega !

    Sidi cycling shoes fitting guide | Wiggle Buyers Guides

    SIDI
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    Halo Headband Sports Headwear: Head Sweatbands...

    Halo Headband Sports Headwear: Head Sweatbands for Athletes

    I am a walking Rain forest,, I get soaked down here In central Florida, In Spring, Summer and Fall..
    I have the pullover,, works...
  25. Thread: Late bloomers

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    Calories in, Calories out, Yep It's that...

    Calories in, Calories out, Yep It's that simple.:P

    Try and focus on the Hydration, IF your not fully and properly hydrated your body naturally goes into fat storage mode, conserve mode.. It starts...
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