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10-07-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,472
Posted By dmaxwell

I ride to be alone.

I ride to be alone.
09-29-07, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,727
Posted By dmaxwell

Because people routinely and foolishly confuse...

Because people routinely and foolishly confuse being direct with being rude, especially when they are being told they're wrong.
09-23-07, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By dmaxwell

You'd be amazed. It's been a few years but that...

You'd be amazed. It's been a few years but that ain't no Hardrock.

I love seeing stuff like this. It reminds me of when I was young, scoping out the bikes and posters in the local shop with my...
07-22-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By dmaxwell

I figured that's what you meant, and that's why I...

I figured that's what you meant, and that's why I unclearly mentioned mountain bike pedals and clips most of which are not as aggressive as those old school road bike setups. Those were impossible...
07-22-07, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By dmaxwell

I don't think they're not half as bad as you say....

I don't think they're not half as bad as you say. Probably no harder then getting out of clipless pedals, just a different motion. Perhaps if you have super-duper intense pedals with equally...
07-12-07, 09:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,828
Posted By dmaxwell

steel

steel
07-10-07, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By dmaxwell

If I was going to give any advice to someone on...

If I was going to give any advice to someone on their first trail ride, it would say don't give up on a sketchy situation. You will be surprised what you can ride out, no matter how wild it seems at...
07-05-07, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 327,760
Posted By dmaxwell

Was just out in the Henderson-Swaysey Town...

Was just out in the Henderson-Swaysey Town Forrest in Exeter, NH.

http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/3578/pipelinebluetrailrockgata0.jpg

In the dry that section isn't bad but with the wet rocks...
07-04-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 414,474
Posted By dmaxwell

What you need is a Kodak V570. Cheap ($200 or...

What you need is a Kodak V570. Cheap ($200 or less) and takes good quality video with really good sound for what it is. Both I and a few of my friends use them as helmet cams on motorcycles and...
07-04-07, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By dmaxwell

I can think of about 250 fun forms of excercise...

I can think of about 250 fun forms of excercise off hand other then bicycling. Put your mind to it and you'll figure out something.
07-04-07, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By dmaxwell

You know, the vast majority of us don't HAVE to...

You know, the vast majority of us don't HAVE to ride. If you don't feel like it, don't make yourself. Take some time off and enjoy staying active with other hobbies. Soon you will be feeling the...
07-03-07, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By dmaxwell

I think I'm going to attitash to get my lazy ass...

I think I'm going to attitash to get my lazy ass towed up the hill on the chair lift.
07-01-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By dmaxwell

This is exactly what I did. The cost of a new...

This is exactly what I did. The cost of a new Ted Wojcik frame was a tough pill to swallow but an older frame with a host of good components popped up on the local craigslist and I jumped on it.
06-26-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By dmaxwell

He doesn't remember when everyone was riding...

He doesn't remember when everyone was riding bikes like that and loving them. This bike reminds me of all those wrist-numbing top speed bomb runs down the local trails riding with my buddies after...
06-24-07, 04:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,856
Posted By dmaxwell

To whom it may concern: Firefox features a built...

To whom it may concern: Firefox features a built in spell checker as well as numerous other advantages over Internet Explorer.

I'm no spelling Nazi but there comes a point where **** gets...
06-17-07, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 327,760
Posted By dmaxwell

well...I lost my camera for a week and as such...

well...I lost my camera for a week and as such wasn't taking any pictures. I've been riding at Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown, NH lately and enjoying some of the smooth fast singletrack.

I...
06-17-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By dmaxwell

Up until recently I had Avid Single Didget rear...

Up until recently I had Avid Single Didget rear and XTR front. I would go with whatever is available or on sale or whatever, I didn't think there was all that much difference between the two. ...
06-16-07, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 414,474
Posted By dmaxwell

well, I haven't posted here yet and I wish I...

well, I haven't posted here yet and I wish I could find my camera (that's another, long, extremely angry story...) but this will do for a moment's work:
...
06-12-07, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By dmaxwell

The best hard tail for under $380 is most likely...

The best hard tail for under $380 is most likely used and on your local craigs list and was worth $700 four years ago.
06-08-07, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By dmaxwell

Looks like a fun time was had by all.

Looks like a fun time was had by all.
06-05-07, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,924
Posted By dmaxwell

I'd say this story is hooey and there's missing...

I'd say this story is hooey and there's missing information.



I would rather chance my own idiocy then someone else's.
06-05-07, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,924
Posted By dmaxwell

If a mountain bike can support the weight of...

If a mountain bike can support the weight of riders over 200 pounds flying through the air and over rocks and roots I would say it's safe to say that it can hold the weight of just the bicycle no...
06-03-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,424
Posted By dmaxwell

I try to give both feet a good hard twist and...

I try to give both feet a good hard twist and free myself from the bike. That way you can tumble a little easier instead of just getting slammed. Gastro's right if you can see where you're going to...
06-02-07, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By dmaxwell

Too dangerous? Isn't all the fun in the stark...

Too dangerous? Isn't all the fun in the stark terror you feel right before you catapult over the bars? :lol:

Sounds like you had a lot of fun.
05-30-07, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By dmaxwell

For only $300-400, you might consider looking for...

For only $300-400, you might consider looking for a good used bike. There's pitfalls involved with that as well but any decent seller ought to consent to having the bike looked at by a local...
05-30-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,313
Posted By dmaxwell

This would be sick. Hideously awesome is...

This would be sick.


Hideously awesome is what you meant to say I think.
05-28-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By dmaxwell

Yea, right about. I'm trying to figure out...

Yea, right about.

I'm trying to figure out what to replace it with. I'm about as out of date as my hubs are, hahaha.
05-28-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By dmaxwell

Nuke Proof hubs, older Mavics of some sort.

Nuke Proof hubs, older Mavics of some sort.
05-28-07, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By dmaxwell

Yea, I know. Just a lousy time to blow something...

Yea, I know. Just a lousy time to blow something up is all, going to have to wait a few weeks to do something about it. It's not really a big deal, I scrounged one to roll on in the mean time but...
05-28-07, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By dmaxwell

well isn't this just special (broken stuff)

Superb. Nuke Proof my ass.

http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/1118/hub1pf8.jpg

http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/56/hub2zb3.jpg

That rim is a little tired too, so I might need to replace...
05-28-07, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By dmaxwell

Haha I hate when that happens. That was a good...

Haha I hate when that happens. That was a good reminder that you go where you look.
05-27-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 327,760
Posted By dmaxwell

I rode the henderson-swasey town forest in...

I rode the henderson-swasey town forest in Exeter, NH today again and did stop for a minute to take a few pictures.

Because of my belly-dancing rear wheel, I borrowed my old man's chariot for this...
05-26-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 327,760
Posted By dmaxwell

Went riding in Lee, NH today. My coworker...

Went riding in Lee, NH today.

My coworker found himself a Haro Vector abandoned behind his apartment building and wanted to ride on some of the trails he used to ride when he lived in Lee as a...
05-25-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By dmaxwell

I had stubby ones on all my bikes "back in the...

I had stubby ones on all my bikes "back in the day". Like you I took a few years off and all of a sudden they can't be found. I liked them. I always feel like bicycle handlebars don't have enough...
05-20-07, 11:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,780
Posted By dmaxwell

http://img239.imageshack.us/img239/7241/1000922de4...

http://img239.imageshack.us/img239/7241/1000922de4.jpg

Errrr..... :lol:

I need to set that up to haul my mountain bike.
05-14-07, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 327,760
Posted By dmaxwell

That's only a few pictures of a few small bits. ...

That's only a few pictures of a few small bits. There's miles of that type of terrain thoughout. I've been riding there for a long time but stopped for several years and have I have yet to explore...
05-13-07, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 327,760
Posted By dmaxwell

I only lurk here, but I actually took some...

I only lurk here, but I actually took some pictures today. This is the Henderson-Swasey Town Forest in Exeter, NH. Otherwise known as Fort Rock Farm.

This is challenging when you are fighting...
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