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08-31-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,963
Posted By roskobosko

Bontrager also offers - Crash Replacement...

Bontrager also offers -

Crash Replacement Guarantee provides a free helmet replacement if involved in a crash within the first year of ownership
Forum: Fatbikes
08-26-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By roskobosko

Let the air out, take out the core, squeeze in...

Let the air out, take out the core, squeeze in the sealant direct from the bottle, replace the core, add air, go for a ride. So easy I can do it. Park makes a gizmo to remove the core but it's not...
08-17-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,060
Posted By roskobosko

Thanks for the info, I'm thinking I may trade in...

Thanks for the info, I'm thinking I may trade in the bike, probably stop by the LBS and see what they think. On the other hand, it would be a good learning experience to upgrade the bike myself, if I...
08-11-20, 03:25 PM
08-11-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 49,122
Posted By roskobosko

Parking lot skills ride on my MTB and then found...

Parking lot skills ride on my MTB and then found a few single tracks to explore on the AC bike path and Wood Canyon, something to do on a warm Tuesday morning.
08-11-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,003
Posted By roskobosko

In a move being heralded by the electric bicycle...

In a move being heralded by the electric bicycle community, e-bikes are now permitted to ride in all national parks on any trails open to pedal bicycles. The new decree came in the form of an order...
08-08-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,060
Posted By roskobosko

So how much have you put into the bike if you...

So how much have you put into the bike if you don't mind me asking. I have a DS2 that I won't be riding on trails anymore (bought a mountain bike) and want to make the DS2 more road friendly or...
08-05-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By roskobosko

Avoid rocks and potholes, it's not a mountain...

Avoid rocks and potholes, it's not a mountain bike, have fun! It already sounds like you will want a mountain bike - "Looking forward to honing my skills and hitting some more trails in the area.",...
08-05-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,003
Posted By roskobosko

Sorry to hijack. Where can you ride EMTN...

Sorry to hijack.

Where can you ride EMTN bikes legally? It does not seem there are any trails in SoCal that allow them. I am near Aliso/Wood Canyons, Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Crystal Cove...
07-26-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By roskobosko

Cycling is Non-Weight Bearing. The primary...

Cycling is Non-Weight Bearing.

The primary reason for cyclists having low bone density is that it is a non-weight bearing activity. High level cycling in particular has been shown to have negative...
07-26-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,105
Posted By roskobosko

You know this is a "BIKE" forum, right?

You know this is a "BIKE" forum, right?
07-24-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,171
Posted By roskobosko

re - I wish that there was more after Alpine Rd,...

re - I wish that there was more after Alpine Rd, so I could extend the ride. Now it’s a matter of figuring out what the safest roads to add to San Mateo to make it a century. I have heard highway 84...
07-21-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,698
Posted By roskobosko

The DS is fine for dirt/gravel roads and trails,...

The DS is fine for dirt/gravel roads and trails, not so fun for rocks, sand, or potholes.
07-17-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By roskobosko

As a Newbie these are what I'm working on: NICA...

As a Newbie these are what I'm working on: NICA on the bike skills.

​Neutral & Ready Positions
These dynamic standing body positions are critical to maintaining balance and control over varied...
07-13-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By roskobosko

Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
07-13-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By roskobosko

New to Mountain Biking, I have been using my...

New to Mountain Biking, I have been using my Apple Watch to track basic data using the included cycling app, it maps the ride, mileage, elevation, time, calories, heart rate, basics that are pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,086
Posted By roskobosko

I wear one of these around my neck and can pull...

I wear one of these around my neck and can pull it up whenever I need it. On Amazon, multiple colors. wear it and toss it in the washer.WindRider UPF 50+ Neck Gaiter, Face Mask
07-06-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,767
Posted By roskobosko

Clipless pedals make certain aspects of riding...

Clipless pedals make certain aspects of riding easier for me (climbing, acceleration, keeping my feet from slipping or bouncing off the pedals), mostly due to my skill level. As a Mtn bike newb, I...
07-06-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

I've replaced my tennis addiction with biking, a...

I've replaced my tennis addiction with biking, a much needed diversion, stay safe.
07-06-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

68, working on my fitness cuz I got a new Mtn...

68, working on my fitness cuz I got a new Mtn bike, climbing trails is tough, especially with low skills, something to do.... I use a Hybrid for the longer paved rides.
07-05-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

I think it's safe to ride solo, I hope. Got 30...

I think it's safe to ride solo, I hope. Got 30 miles and 1,400 ft climb in today, and I'm a geezer. Be safe.
07-05-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

95 posts on a water bottle, I had no idea....

95 posts on a water bottle, I had no idea....
07-04-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,561
Posted By roskobosko

Sunday ride, 26.5 miles, 1,171 feet elevation...

Sunday ride, 26.5 miles, 1,171 feet elevation gain, fairly curvy, busy bike and pedestrian traffic, a little over 10 MPH, some blind curves and a couple of traffic lights require caution which slows...
07-03-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Should be pretty light too!

Should be pretty light too!
06-29-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Funny, but probably true, don't worry, mostly...

Funny, but probably true, don't worry, mostly solo riding these days. Hey, we have something in common, I know people too!
06-29-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

I have not but I think I will need a hydration...

I have not but I think I will need a hydration pack type solution for the MTN bike after losing a water bottle riding my hybrid on a paved path yesterday trying to catch a couple of E-Bike riders. I...
06-29-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Thank you for the kind words, I did see many less...

Thank you for the kind words, I did see many less expensive solutions (just marveling at the cost of that cage), pretty sure I won't be happy with a bottle cage on my MTN bike, regardless of cost....
06-28-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

I think that's about $6K Canadian :)

I think that's about $6K Canadian :)
06-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

I rode Wood Canyon to Cook's Corner (paved) and...

I rode Wood Canyon to Cook's Corner (paved) and back on my hybrid this morning, looked down at my bottle cage and the water was gone LOL. I'm guessing I don't need a cage on my MTN bike.
06-28-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Wow, 14 Lbs, I've been riding a lower end Hybrid...

Wow, 14 Lbs, I've been riding a lower end Hybrid mostly for exercise before I got the MTN bike, kick stand, bottle cage, lights, whatever I wanted, but pushing 33 lbs, I still take it out for casual...
06-27-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Ok, probably enough on this topic. just casually...

Ok, probably enough on this topic. just casually mentioning I thought $50 for a bottle cage was more than I would spend on one, not actually looking for gear suggestions, or that it wasn't the right...
06-27-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Well if I was worried about a few grams I...

Well if I was worried about a few grams I wouldn't have drank that beer with the pasta tonight, it was pretty tasty though, anyways I think the CC version of my new toy comes in at under 30 by more...
06-27-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Santa Cruz CC XO, my latest purchase, seems like...

Santa Cruz CC XO, my latest purchase, seems like a lot to me
06-27-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Just commenting on what I considered a pricy bike...

Just commenting on what I considered a pricy bike cage from my perspective, no biggie.
06-27-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Well, I'm already using those items, so no added...

Well, I'm already using those items, so no added weight, I'm not suggesting one solution is better than another, have fun riding
06-27-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Of course, everyone has different needs, enjoy.

Of course, everyone has different needs, enjoy.
06-27-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

My bike was so expensive I hate to add any weight...

My bike was so expensive I hate to add any weight to it, already have back packs, fanny packs & jerseys, so no added weight, not that it really matters,
06-27-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Ya, I just hadn't seen any high end bottle cages...

Ya, I just hadn't seen any high end bottle cages before. Just being a little snarky, coming from a guy who just bought a pretty pricy bike (although a good deal), SC Tallboy CC XO build, seems a...
06-27-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

The Prada is a little more than I want to spend,...

The Prada is a little more than I want to spend, ok, a lot more
06-27-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,543
Posted By roskobosko

Water Bottle Cage $50.00

Cage for a single bottle $50, I have decided to just stick a bottle in my pack, fanny pack, or jersey. https://www.rei.com/product/152999/bontrager-pro-water-bottle-cage
06-26-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,922
Posted By roskobosko

Lots of work gloves on Amazon for under $10

Lots of work gloves on Amazon for under $10
06-26-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By roskobosko

I like my hybrid (Trek DS2) but I've learned it's...

I like my hybrid (Trek DS2) but I've learned it's basically not suited to ride single track rides, better off used on fire roads, campgrounds, lake trail rides and gravel roads that are not rocky,...
06-23-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By roskobosko

Unfortunately my first ride did not go well. Tire...

Unfortunately my first ride did not go well. Tire sealant leak, shifting problems, and brake issues on a brand new high end bike. Returned to the shop, no one available to do any work. Thankfully, I...
06-21-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,844
Posted By roskobosko

Nutrition plays a major part in your fitness, in...

Nutrition plays a major part in your fitness, in general, 80/20. "Get in shape" is too vague and subjective, put together very specific (measurable) short and long term goals and you will achieve...
06-21-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By roskobosko

Well, I bought one yesterday, the purchasing...

Well, I bought one yesterday, the purchasing process went well, I new what I wanted and they had it in stock, a minor miracle.
06-18-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By roskobosko

Bicycle warehouse

Has anyone purchased from this company? I need a new bike, thanks.
06-18-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By roskobosko

Yep, that's them.

Yep, that's them.
06-18-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By roskobosko

Customer service reviews are not good, I'm going...

Customer service reviews are not good, I'm going to skip this online vendor.
06-18-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By roskobosko

New bike from backcountry.com?

Anyone purchase a bike on-line from these guys? Good/bad experience?
06-16-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,773
Posted By roskobosko

I like riding with my Apple Watch, change my mind

I like riding with my Apple Watch, change my mind
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