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  1. Thread: 29er Gearing

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    Well i went with 22/36...definitely more range....

    Well i went with 22/36...definitely more range. It is taking a bit of getting used to, more so than I thought it would. Cadence uphill is improved, but I can't say I'm convinced that this will be my...
  2. Thread: 29er Gearing

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    Well, my Trance X 29er is supposedly set-up to...

    Well, my Trance X 29er is supposedly set-up to run a 1x so I would imagine I could run a 42 in the rear...
  3. Thread: 29er Gearing

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    I ride San Francisco Bay Area-Monterey/Santa Cruz...

    I ride San Francisco Bay Area-Monterey/Santa Cruz trails. The trails nearest to me are at Henry Coe Park and it gets steep out there. That's an interesting thought....The only thing is, I'm getting...
  4. Thread: 29er Gearing

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    I've considered a single upfront, but not...

    I've considered a single upfront, but not convinced its right for the terrain here. I should try it though.
  5. Thread: 29er Gearing

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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
  6. Thread: 29er Gearing

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    29er Gearing

    So I'm thinking about going from 24x38 to a 22x36 on the front rings. To make the climbs a little less draining. Has anyone gone to a 22x36? Success? Likes/dislikes?
    Thanks!
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    I'm considering selling my road bike and sticking...

    I'm considering selling my road bike and sticking strictly to MTB too. Besides the car traffic, I'm finding that the road bike sitting position is causing comfort issues for me. Particularly lower...
  8. Thread: Psoas Muscle

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    Agreed! I have an appointment with a sports...

    Agreed! I have an appointment with a sports injury specialist tomorrow. Thanks!
  9. Thread: Psoas Muscle

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    Thanks for suggestions. I've been reading about...

    Thanks for suggestions. I've been reading about the need to stretch and warm-up..
  10. Thread: Psoas Muscle

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    Just bought the book.....thanks!

    Just bought the book.....thanks!
  11. Thread: Psoas Muscle

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    :thumb:Thank you for the help everyone! I'm going...

    :thumb:Thank you for the help everyone! I'm going try the exercises and go from there.
  12. Thread: Psoas Muscle

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    Psoas Muscle

    Happy New Year to all! I've been experiencing some mild discomfort on my left side just above the hip area. The pain/discomfort usually starts after my ride and begins about my mid-section. My doctor...
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    At 5' 7" I would say you would be looking at...

    At 5' 7" I would say you would be looking at riding a "small" size versus a medium. The geometry of the 29ers are so different than smaller wheeled bikes that I know people who would be obvious size...
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    Hello from South Bay Area, California!

    Hi All! I'm an avid cyclist. I favor mountain biking, but enjoy the miles and a good climb or two on my road bike. Looking forward to being an active member of this community.
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    Yiassou apo tin California! Kai ego Ellinas...

    Yiassou apo tin California! Kai ego Ellinas (Americanos)! Kalos irthes!
  16. Thread: Stem Rise

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    No worries. Thanks for the perspective! :thumb:

    No worries. Thanks for the perspective! :thumb:
  17. Thread: Stem Rise

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    Yeah, that looks like a decent starting point....

    Yeah, that looks like a decent starting point. Thanks!
  18. Thread: Stem Rise

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    I was thinking along those lines. Thanks for the...

    I was thinking along those lines. Thanks for the suggestion.
  19. Thread: Stem Rise

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    Thanks! So far the docs don't think its so severe...

    Thanks! So far the docs don't think its so severe that surgery is needed. I appreciate your comments.
  20. Thread: Stem Rise

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    You're right except that my "moderate" case got...

    You're right except that my "moderate" case got out of hand recently and landed me in the hospital for a few days. I've seen a gastroenterologist. It seems that I aggravate something when I'm on the...
  21. Thread: Stem Rise

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    The bike is a 2006 Giant OCR C2 and i believe its...

    The bike is a 2006 Giant OCR C2 and i believe its threadless...
  22. Thread: Stem Rise

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    Stem Rise

    Hi - I'm currently riding my road bike with what I believe is a 7 degree rise. I was diagnosed with diverticulitis and I have noticed some pain to my abdomen/intestine areas during road rides....
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