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    I think I have shaft envy! :lol:

    I think I have shaft envy! :lol:
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    I remember in 2008 when a 6 mile ride up and down...

    I remember in 2008 when a 6 mile ride up and down Horizon Ridge wore me out and required a 45 minute recovery. In 2010 I did the VivaBike Vegas Century. You will be surprised how fast, even at 60+...
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    HEY-this is the Leadville Century! Sell...

    HEY-this is the Leadville Century! Sell everything you won, except the MTB, move to Leadville or Creede or COMO (get pies at the Railroad switch house) and get in shape, make us proud! {said as I...
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    Hey Jim in Vegas, this is Dale in Henderson, NV. ...

    Hey Jim in Vegas, this is Dale in Henderson, NV. There are a couple of good options for ride clubs depending on which side of town you live in. I am 60 btw, another poster here is JR Namida. JR is...
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    I would think that oxygen is going to be an issue...

    I would think that oxygen is going to be an issue as well. Can you get any riding in at elevations @10K' Leadville will leaving you begging for another breath! I love the mountains, but there is a...
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    I can only offer my congratulations and hopes for...

    I can only offer my congratulations and hopes for a great ride.

    As far as tires, there are a few paved sections and some hard packed double tracks, something with a tough center bead and good...
  7. Great memorial. Out here guys get a bench or a...

    Great memorial. Out here guys get a bench or a tree. I like the statue.
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    You tube has videos that cover tons of bike...

    You tube has videos that cover tons of bike assembly and shifting things. Congrats on the bike and riding the trails.
  9. WISDOM HERE! I always know how far it is to the...

    WISDOM HERE! I always know how far it is to the nearest C-Store.
  10. COOL 50+ and we are still finding our limits. ...

    COOL 50+ and we are still finding our limits. The trick is to survive the learning process. Until further notice-CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!
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    Toys are fun, but we need some dirt! Georgia has...

    Toys are fun, but we need some dirt! Georgia has plenty of it! Don't dodge those parking bumps, bunny hop em!

    Out here in the desert SW we don't post anything unless we jump the Grand Canyon or...
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    You should apologize for that trade. Especially...

    You should apologize for that trade. Especially if your cheap pellet gun is anything like my pigeon slayer. You have a nice platform to build a real decent bike.

    You can get some YOUTUBE info...
  13. Thread: Clips?

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    All the pedals mentioned above are good choices. ...

    All the pedals mentioned above are good choices. I got some Crank Bros Candy at REI about 18 months ago. I use platforms on my Fat tire bike. I use the Candys on my roadie bike, along with a...
  14. Thread: Kick stand

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    Thumper, you are the MAN! Keep getting healthy,...

    Thumper, you are the MAN! Keep getting healthy, you will find that riding your bike will give the rest of your body some exercise much better than the trainer. But the air is fresher and the...
  15. Thread: Kick stand

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    Everyone has to start somewhere. The kick stand...

    Everyone has to start somewhere. The kick stand question has been asked before. You got off easy. Stick around we have lots to share. A mountain bike is the best bike in the world for any...
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    With the health issues and other things being...

    With the health issues and other things being considered, is it possible to ride on paved bike trails? Do you know anyone who is a regular rider who can help you pick up a good used bike? Shifter...
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    I would put skinny commuter tires on a Mountain...

    I would put skinny commuter tires on a Mountain Bike. Good starting posture, variety of riding environments and fun. I think they have better brakes systems. Whatever you get, post it here, we...
  18. Thread: Car Accident

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    never try to out think your medical team! Not...

    never try to out think your medical team! Not worth it.
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    Sad report, you were off to a great start! I did...

    Sad report, you were off to a great start! I did something similar in 2010 and was off the bike for 6 months. Back now posting best times since 2008. You will be back, I know it.
  20. Check out this site. BikePedia...

    Check out this site.

    BikePedia

    Pick out some favorite brand names (I like Norco, Scott, Orbea) but all the house names like Giant, Spec., Trek and on and on have solid offerings in that price...
  21. Thread: Grips

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    As for that death grip thing, yeah we all go...

    As for that death grip thing, yeah we all go through that. Now when I get on sand or gravel, (and sometimes real twitchy situations.) I keep such a light grip on the bar that I feel I am merely...
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    Sometimes I look like a signal man on a aircraft...

    Sometimes I look like a signal man on a aircraft carrier waving my hands around to keep the blood flowing. Bike Specific gloves, grip and position can help. Sometimes you just have to stretch when...
  23. Disc brakes are awesome! Either one functions...

    Disc brakes are awesome! Either one functions well. Just know that when you grab them you will STOP!

    I was missing my bar ends over the weekend. But I live in the desert and I give the cactus...
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    The Four Corners is a region deserving its own...

    The Four Corners is a region deserving its own website!
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    You can repost this in the Southwest thread and...

    You can repost this in the Southwest thread and get more answers.

    New Mexico is MTBing mecca. Fruita is a great place and similar. This link is a good place to start.

    New Mexico Mountain Bike...
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