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07-07-06, 08:14 AM
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Posted By genny1

Thanks

Thanks much for the responses! Definitely makes sense now. I guess in light of the advantages I'm surprised more tire sets don't do the Dart-Smoke type-combo, although I suppose a good all-around...
07-06-06, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By genny1

Why Run Different Tires Front and Back?

Hia ll -- I'm a XC trail-riding newbie shopping tires. I ride mostly dry singletrack (includes roots, rock gardens, loose corners, small jumps, etc., but primarily dry hardpack), and also use my...
06-22-06, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By genny1

Atomlab Quickstep Platform-Clipless Pedals

Been considering a switch to clipless, and would like to retain ability to use pedals with regular shoes for commute, misc. bike use, etc. A fairly common thought I know. Various sites have...
08-08-05, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By genny1

One other suggestion FWIW -- if you ride the...

One other suggestion FWIW -- if you ride the midtown greemway over to Hwy 55, you can hop on the light rail (very bike-friendly set-up) and take it down to the MOA. From there, you may well be...
08-08-05, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By genny1

Unfortunately, I donít have info/experience on...

Unfortunately, I donít have info/experience on the two models you mentioned, but will throw my two cents in on Marin. I bought an Ď04 Marin Hawk Hill earlier this summer after finding it in a LBS. ...
08-07-05, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By genny1

HereNT - Both websites rec'd by Ymie are good,...

HereNT - Both websites rec'd by Ymie are good, and morcmtb is particularly good. In your sitution, I recommend the MTB trails at Theordore Wirth Park. Click on the Theodore Wirth Park link on this...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,894
Posted By genny1

Nice as always on this forum to see informed...

Nice as always on this forum to see informed responses so quickly! Not bad idea to try them out first (Nashbar has a seatpost rack and bag combo made by Delta on sale for under $55 before the 10%...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-05, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,894
Posted By genny1

Hi Boog -- Good advice, and I may end up going...

Hi Boog -- Good advice, and I may end up going that route. What I like about the rear rack seatpost mounts is that while riding singletrack with rack on is no big deal, I find some attraction to...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-05, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,894
Posted By genny1

Opinions on Bike Racks Attached to Seatposts?

Hello all -- Recently started commuting to work and am pondering rack/bag options. Because I don't normally carry over twenty pounds, and because I like the idea of a "quick release" rack that I can...
07-13-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By genny1

Tire and Wheel Questions; MTB to Commuter Bike Conversion

Hi all -- I am a biking and MTB newbie who recently purchased a Ď04 Marin Hawk Hill. In addition to XC stuff I use it as a commuter bike.

My questions relate to buying wheels and tires that I...
07-08-05, 04:07 PM
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Views: 105,956
Posted By genny1

Cool -- Tx Mech and Wrinkle. $290 is a great...

Cool -- Tx Mech and Wrinkle. $290 is a great price, no? Where did you order from? I thought $440 was a decent price, but maybe I should set the bar lower since it is a '04?

I rode it today and...
07-08-05, 09:59 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 105,956
Posted By genny1

Any opinions out there on a Marin Hawk Hill (2004...

Any opinions out there on a Marin Hawk Hill (2004 new from LBS, under $450)? Suggested alternatives at under $450? Any help appreciated! Tx
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