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Old 12-18-20, 02:00 PM
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Does a fake tree count???
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Old 12-18-20, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
Nice picture but....Ouch!
Best, Ben
There are worse. Running into a saguaro would only be slightly worse than running into a tree...maybe a little pokier but not too bad.

Teddy Bear chola on the other hand will leave a lasting impression.

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A gift from a friend last year that set me on a 122yr old restoration journey.
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Nothing recent, this from 2 years ago or so. Local cycling club members usually decorate a tree on the big rails-to-trails path. Don't think it happened this year but I haven't been over that way to check.

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Old 12-21-20, 06:37 PM
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Originally Posted by cyccommute
There are worse. Running into a saguaro would only be slightly worse than running into a tree...maybe a little pokier but not too bad.

Teddy Bear chola on the other hand will leave a lasting impression.

image by Stuart Black, on Flickr
image by Stuart Black, on Flickr

Both are abundant around Tucson.

I learned mountain biking in Colorado and bushing past a limb or a bush is nothing on a single track. Tucson mountain biking requires much more precise train use.
Stuart,
Winner, winner....those are some serious hazards, including the sun....I only need to worry about one.....sunburn....you have a trifecta!
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Originally Posted by cyccommute
There are worse. Running into a saguaro would only be slightly worse than running into a tree...maybe a little pokier but not too bad.

Teddy Bear chola on the other hand will leave a lasting impression.

image by Stuart Black, on Flickr
image by Stuart Black, on Flickr

Both are abundant around Tucson.

I learned mountain biking in Colorado and bushing past a limb or a bush is nothing on a single track. Tucson mountain biking requires much more precise train use.
Stuart,
Winner, winner....those are some serious hazards, including the sun....I only need to worry about one.....sunburn....you have a trifecta! Forget about under armor, you need some over armor.
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Old 12-21-20, 06:40 PM
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Originally Posted by cyccommute
There are worse. Running into a saguaro would only be slightly worse than running into a tree...maybe a little pokier but not too bad.

Teddy Bear chola on the other hand will leave a lasting impression.

image by Stuart Black, on Flickr
image by Stuart Black, on Flickr

Both are abundant around Tucson.

I learned mountain biking in Colorado and bushing past a limb or a bush is nothing on a single track. Tucson mountain biking requires much more precise train use.
Stuart,
Winner, winner....those are some serious hazards, including the sun....I only need to worry about one.....sunburn....you have a trifecta! Forget about under armor, you need some over armor.
Do you need to ride solid rubber tires in that terrain?
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Old 12-21-20, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
Stuart,
Winner, winner....those are some serious hazards, including the sun....I only need to worry about one.....sunburn....you have a trifecta! Forget about under armor, you need some over armor.
Do you need to ride solid rubber tires in that terrain?
Best, Ben
I only visit down there and that is usually in the late fall or early spring so sun and heat arenít that much of a problem.

I havenít found the cactus to be that much of a puncture problem when I ride down there. Iíve gotten flats from cactus here in Colorado but thatís prickly pear which has somewhat sharper needles. Goatheads here in Colorado are actually more of a problem. I got a flat from one in NOVEMBER!
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Old 12-22-20, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Fahrenheit531
Is that a Schwinn Volare? Beautiful

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No Tree for us this year, we concentrated on decorating the exterior of the house so this is the best I could do.


BTW, This makes for a great holiday..and much appreciated!
Best, Ben
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
Is that a Schwinn Volare? Beautiful
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It is, and thanks!
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tree in front of some bikes. I've learned it's best not to bring bikes into the room where The Tree is.

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Lights aren’t lit, but the sprit’s there. 🎄



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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, All! 🎄

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In this apartment of rather limited space, posing the bicycle in front of the tree would require a non-drive side shot. So of course I opted for behind the tree... Happy holidays!

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Originally Posted by Sir_Name
Lights arenít lit, but the spritís there. 🎄



Glad the gearings right for that hard pull.
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
Glad the gearings right for that hard pull.
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Got a loose wall to climb??
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Got the Waterford 22 Series single speed out of the garage to ride this weekend. Already have 4 bikes in the house so I placed this one in front of the tree.


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I took the Tommasini this morning out for a few spins around the block before resuming some house painting. Happy Holidays.
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malcala622 Great pics - love the fireplace with stockings

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