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  1. Thread: 1x9

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    1x9

    There Is this one single climb out of a pit, called 'Gator pit' I ride.
    You all know the climb,, as you go down the trail gets sandy and loose as It turns slightly and starts an ever Increasing...
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    The fresh air of the trails will heal you faster...

    The fresh air of the trails will heal you faster than you think, and feed your soul :P

    Go forth Into the flats and ride softly for a time leaving the roadies behind to choke on exhaust fumes :P
    ...
  3. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    Yeah we got lots of riders who do 10 or 15 miles...

    Yeah we got lots of riders who do 10 or 15 miles of roads to get to the trail head, they think we guys that drive to the trail heads are wimps,,:P
    These riders don't 'compromise' as you say,,, on...
  4. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    I hear ya,, we got the phosphate mines/reclaimed...

    I hear ya,, we got the phosphate mines/reclaimed land, they left us some good steep,,,HILL's most are deep wide holes :P
    I may hit 25-30 mph going down a respectable drop then G-out on some smaller...
  5. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    IMO a newer rider on a hardtail bike or a rigid...

    IMO a newer rider on a hardtail bike or a rigid should use more psi probably 20% more unless he/she has learned to ride the light......
    If you hit bumps hard with your tired butt in the saddle and...
  6. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    Not all tires are suited to real low pressures...

    Not all tires are suited to real low pressures with tubes but a hundred and thirty pound rider in gear should be safe around 20 considering I'm a hundred and eighty and have not flatted at 24 psi......
  7. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    Carry two tubes just in case you're thin wall...

    Carry two tubes just in case you're thin wall tires snakebite which is always possible at lower pressures if you ride rough if you snake bite go up a couple psi
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    Get some padded shorts run the thin seat all the...

    Get some padded shorts run the thin seat all the the time..
    So Simple...
  9. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    Tubed,, rider weight in full gear divide by 7,,,...

    Tubed,, rider weight in full gear divide by 7,,, add two psi to the rear and take one psi out of the front,,,,
  10. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    And all the other things you said,,,,, BUT,,,...

    And all the other things you said,,,,, BUT,,, There Is something you may be overlooking and that Is the fact you may be Overthinking !

    Yeah Yeah get the basics sorted and stuff them In your...
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    I just watched that Video,,LoL Ok for a 5 foot...

    I just watched that Video,,LoL

    Ok for a 5 foot tall rider I guess.

    That shorter stem would make my 5'11" body look like a circus clown riding a tiny bike,
    Did you notice he lowered the seat...
  12. Maybe a white one or,,,a deep blue.. 465502 ...

    Maybe a white one or,,,a deep blue..

    465502

    I cannot Imagine a better Folder that what I have :P

    8 speed gives a very nice gear Inch range, I would not want a 7 speed.
    My Fat tires soak up...
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    I'm 56 and I ride hammer down In the Single...

    I'm 56 and I ride hammer down In the Single Tracks,
    Mountain biking has made me young again, I really feel like I'm 30 and holding. That's all I got to say on the matter :P
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    I fly low on the single tracks.. 465500465501

    I fly low on the single tracks..

    465500465501
  15. Thread: Guiding

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    I have guided a few times, just for fun. My...

    I have guided a few times, just for fun. My biggest group was 4, my smallest was 1

    Pitfalls none, challenges ? several. Like two who had no spare tubes or the one who brought no food or water..
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    Just once,, Find a poor kid who loves that...

    Just once,,

    Find a poor kid who loves that kind of riding or a grown man with kids, He's poor I bet :P

    Give it to him/her for free....

    The feeling is indescribable.....

    Bikes should be...
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    I ran across that Demon once,, I left him In a...

    I ran across that Demon once,,
    I left him In a bloody heap In an ally :P

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    He don't bother me no mo........
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    I made myself crash

    And a better rider told me what I did wrong so I took his advice and Instantly took that same corner faster than ever !

    We all know out side pedal down and inside pedal up in knarly fast turns for...
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    Forget sag, Put a tie strap around a fork leg,...

    Forget sag,

    Put a tie strap around a fork leg, ball park the pressure to where It sags about an inch when your IN FULL GEAR and sitting on the bike, feet on the pedals,, yeah balance on your car...
  20. Catrike Expedition In Lava Red,, Nice, very Nice...

    Catrike Expedition In Lava Red,, Nice, very Nice !


    My Caddilac :D

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  21. Poll: My Tour Easy climbs just fine,,not fast but as...

    My Tour Easy climbs just fine,,not fast but as long as I can spin the granny It will press on up hill.
    It's 41 pounds naked :P, with a load of drinks, munchies, bike lock and flat repair equipment...
  22. OP,, try walking into your local bike shop and...

    OP,, try walking into your local bike shop and asking for help :P

    I know two with Motobecane's from bikes direct, they are happy with them.
    Save up to 60% off new Mountain Bikes - MTB - Full...
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    Sounds like you are not letting This Injury...

    Sounds like you are not letting This Injury completely heal to 100%, sounds like you keep tearing It up,,,,

    (leaped from one rock to the next?)

    We heal slower as we age,,,
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    I locked out my fork on my hard tail once,,,,only...

    I locked out my fork on my hard tail once,,,,only once....

    Standing up for the whole ride where I ride would not be fun.

    Find me one single off road recreational vehicle that's rigid and I'll...
  25. Looked like a boat anchor to me,, OP, The fact...

    Looked like a boat anchor to me,,

    OP, The fact that you wanted that,,, bike,,, Well That bike shows me your knowledge and skill level so I will assume you are trying to get your feet wet for the...
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