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Old 03-31-05, 05:32 PM
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SpiderMike
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I did my first metric century on old beater Mt. bike. I had used it for city commuting primarily. I had changed out the chain rings to something like 48/38/28, the cassette was 13-34. I had put some dyno fireball balloon cruiser tires on it. For the most part I kept up with the roadies. At one stop, a group looked at my bike, and told me it was a torture device.

There was only one sketch part. At the beginning of the ride was the Fred Hartman Bridge. http://www.bayareahouston.com/Home/P...LaPortejoinsP/ Going up was ok. Going down was another story. I had max out my gears on the way down, and the bike started getting the high speed wobble. 5 minutes after the bridge I came up on a roller bladder that looked more stoked than I felt.
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