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Old 08-12-18, 07:17 PM
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Water World !

It has been a very wet summer and we had another day of heavy rain that kept me off the bike. So today we had a 35% chance of rain again and I figured if I was going to get wet it would be with the trail bike. I knew I would run into some flooded trails but it made for a fun time splashing thru the puddles. How can you not smile riding your bike thru puddles, just a big kid I guess.
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Make sure you flip it upside down or so the frame holes drain.

A few months ago I rode a local dirt road that was fully flooded on my CX bike. I rode with 3 2 foot carp along side me haha. Some people swim with dolphins.. i cycled with fish
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That long stretch around the one-minute mark looks fun!
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You picked a good way to wreck bearings, brakes and the drive train.
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Make sure you flip it upside down or so the frame holes drain.

A few months ago I rode a local dirt road that was fully flooded on my CX bike. I rode with 3 2 foot carp along side me haha. Some people swim with dolphins.. i cycled with fish
Dang riding and fishing at the same time, to hobbies at once. My bikes all hang with the frame holes at the lowest point to drain out any water.
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Originally Posted by JonathanGennick View Post
That long stretch around the one-minute mark looks fun!
That's just a small section on video it started back a ways. This is a real nice section that leads to a small dam that's out in the woods.
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You picked a good way to wreck bearings, brakes and the drive train.
That's why I do a breakdown of the bike after a ride like this,
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looks cool
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That's why I do a breakdown of the bike after a ride like this,
Still doesn't lengthen the life of the components. Buy hey...you're ride, you're money.
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my feet feel squishy just watching this
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