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    I would rather walk my bike up a climb I could...

    I would rather walk my bike up a climb I could not clear or ride to the bottom and try again rather than use assistance of any kind. While you might find this enjoyable and I am sure you are not...
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    I am 5 10 and love my 29r. I think 29 is far from...

    I am 5 10 and love my 29r. I think 29 is far from dead lots of options out there. As far as the 26 I think many riders will be on these bikes for a while to come. It is not that the manufacturers are...
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    I do every other chain I ride 11-28 ultergra...

    I do every other chain

    I ride 11-28 ultergra chain, 105 or ultegra cassette. I need to loose ten pounds so the ounces a durace cost me i do not feel like it is worth it. your mileage might vary...
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    +1 on either lowering your pressure with tubeless...

    +1 on either lowering your pressure with tubeless or stick to tubes.

    with rim tape, valves and sealant you can use almost ant tire rim combo. In fact it is quite likely with a compressor your...
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    I am in San Diego and I think conditions here are...

    I am in San Diego and I think conditions here are similar but not exactly the same. hard pack dry loose rocky. My bike came with Slant Six. They get great reviews but not my thing. After soul...
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    It means it can do more than a flat fire trail...

    It means it can do more than a flat fire trail hauling ass which is what I think of when doing XC. When I was looking for a bike I was not looking for a category. I wanted to move to a 29r and full...
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    SDPD,Traffic Officer and fellow rider says the...

    SDPD,Traffic Officer and fellow rider says the rule is too subjective as well.

    It nice that it is there but would be surprised to see any ticketed.
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    I find that MTB crashes are more frequent Road...

    I find that MTB crashes are more frequent

    Road crashes are more severe
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    i think there are a bunch which fits that...

    i think there are a bunch which fits that description My 429c is labeled a XC bike as is the Santa Cruz Tall Boy and countless others. I think that most of them today are capable of far more than XC....
  10. I like nuun tablets for electrolytes they are...

    I like nuun tablets for electrolytes they are portable and when I think I need I use them. taste pretty good as well I tend to use them more in summer and less in winter but have them on board for...
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    I think your bike is fine as well. Like many have...

    I think your bike is fine as well. Like many have said nothing wrong with getting a new bike if that is what you want.

    To build endurance you must simply (or not so simply) push past the point...
  12. if you are running 260 and it is soft you must...

    if you are running 260 and it is soft you must have a problem I am only about 90 kg but I am running like 155 on my bike. seems like too much to me. and how is your rebound set?
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    I think a really good run at the end by Uran...

    I think a really good run at the end by Uran combined with Ryder were my keys to Podium. I did not pick well for the mountains or sprinters and was struggling the first week. Maxine Monfort was...
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    Astana looks tough. They exacted pain out of...

    Astana looks tough. They exacted pain out of Alberto and that is not easy to do. They have Fulsang along with Aru and the new star Landa. Nibali has some fire power backing him up and is a more...
  15. The story is a scam. I did a quick search for...

    The story is a scam. I did a quick search for John Kerry on Strava and he is not on there.

    If it is not on Strava.....
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    It is a good point. More importantly is how will...

    It is a good point. More importantly is how will Tinkoff without Riis contend with the Astana A team. Vino clearly after today today looks to be the premiere RD. What a strategy. Landa is the GC oh...
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    Today's attack was marvelous. Contrador exposes...

    Today's attack was marvelous. Contrador exposes the best team and forces them to answer who is your GC captain. Astana waffles and is clearly still behind Aru for whatever reason. Tomorrow will be a...
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    Very well put.
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    +1 I have never heard of the rule enforced in the...

    +1 I have never heard of the rule enforced in the past and a really odd time to enforce it. A rule is a rule unless it is a UCI rule. Subject to enforcement depending the race director to...
  20. There are somethings that you can meet in that...

    There are somethings that you can meet in that budget. As far as avoiding strip mall suburbia well welcome to urban California. I am in Penasquitos aka strip mall suburbia. Here is a condo for rent...
  21. Without hesitation I would take Pendleton there...

    Without hesitation I would take Pendleton there is no 1 there and the Marines for decades have been gracious host to cyclists. Follow their simple and common sense rules and enjoy. Had to to take the...
  22. My guess is the ride is much different now than...

    My guess is the ride is much different now than it was then. It has gone beyond Deer Canyon and is now run by the YMCA. Our first ride with my oldest daughter was in 2006 which was Dennis's last year...
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    Ride Across California Alumni! Nice I have done it 9 times including this year :) Deer Canyon? Dennis and Mike rode this year

    The wind can come up on the 138 and kick your butt once to the 15...
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    If you do the San Diego ride on the 21st or 22nd...

    If you do the San Diego ride on the 21st or 22nd I could help tour guide you through Americas Finest City aka San Diego. I could meet you in Oceanside and take you to the Amtrak. It is not hard to...
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