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04-02-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By sscyco

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Beacon yesterday
04-02-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,302
Posted By sscyco

Yea - Beacon drains real well - the main issue is...

Yea - Beacon drains real well - the main issue is when the ground freezes and the air temp rises faster than the ground, then it turns into a slimy mess. Last night it was awesome (except for the...
04-01-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,302
Posted By sscyco

davei1980 - I've been riding Beacon for 25 years....

davei1980 - I've been riding Beacon for 25 years. Fantastic place to ride. Once you get more confident start moving out to some of the area's other riding gems - Mt Spokane, Silver Mountain, Trails...
02-01-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By sscyco

Changing my SC Bronson to micro drive right now -...

Changing my SC Bronson to micro drive right now - as far as I can tell, there is no comparability with anything else. Spacing may be close - but the chains and chain rings say they are only...
06-26-16, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By sscyco

Little bit more vert in the north west

Little bit more vert in the north west
06-26-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By sscyco

One of the local guys from Spokane raced it about...

One of the local guys from Spokane raced it about 6 years back. He made it about 2/3 of the way in a top position. Then he was in ICU for four days. Tough race.
06-01-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By sscyco

No - I'm limited to what my favorite bike shop in...

No - I'm limited to what my favorite bike shop in the world sells - Trek, Giant, Intense, Ibis, and Santa Cruz. I did look up the Mixer - 2 different wheel sizes, odd but done before. My 2003 Bighit...
05-31-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By sscyco

Old rider - New Full suspension bike search

I've had several mountain bikes since the mid nineties. I have raced at several levels - even at the top level (not really competitive) for a short stint. My first FS was a GT LTS1 that I broke a...
04-23-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,116
Posted By sscyco

Great bike in the day - I broke a couple. Pivots...

Great bike in the day - I broke a couple. Pivots needed to be disassembled every wet ride. The ride was amazing, when maintained and tuned right.
03-04-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By sscyco

Spokane has some awesome trails, one area is...

Spokane has some awesome trails, one area is called Beacon Hill, more info here - Camp Sekani & Beacon Hill | Evergreen East - Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance Eastern Washington Chapter...
01-14-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 44,832
Posted By sscyco

Yea, what he said.

Yea, what he said.
09-21-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,144
Posted By sscyco

Yea, a bit......like 12 years late.....

Yea, a bit......like 12 years late.....
06-05-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 3,487,770
Posted By sscyco

2015 Litespeed T5G - pretty happy with it ...

2015 Litespeed T5G - pretty happy with it
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04-28-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By sscyco

I just got this - it's a Litespeed T5G. Does...

I just got this - it's a Litespeed T5G. Does really well on single track, and feels super fast. However it is not a mountain bike, so trying to keep up with someone on a mountain bike could be...
04-17-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By sscyco

I used to be very loyal to Specialized, but after...

I used to be very loyal to Specialized, but after a stir up at the LBS the ownership split and the owner that I like now deals with Trek, Giant and Santa Cruz. So, after nearly 15 years an a ton of...
04-17-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By sscyco

I've got a LEV, nearly 2 years old, no issues. My...

I've got a LEV, nearly 2 years old, no issues. My options were limited though since I needed a 27.2 diameter
04-07-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,512
Posted By sscyco

I've got hurt a few times riding alone -...

I've got hurt a few times riding alone - stitches, hematoma, separated shoulder (over 25ish years). Still ride alone.
01-24-14, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By sscyco

I have to give my 2 cent for a while ago - not as...

I have to give my 2 cent for a while ago - not as positive as Dminor's
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/593996-Wheelie-Balance-Help-Needed?p=9864333&viewfull=1#post9864333
01-09-14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,668
Posted By sscyco

Pull ups, rope work, running - cycling all year...

Pull ups, rope work, running - cycling all year can kill the spirit - variety is the spice of life. Mix it up, take a couple months off the bike and hit it again when you are ready to rip the pedals...
11-17-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,318
Posted By sscyco

This is a 2002 Litspeed Kitsuma - built ahead of...

This is a 2002 Litspeed Kitsuma - built ahead of it's time. disc only, 5" travel, slack (enough) HA, 2.4" tire, and built strong as hell. 3.8# frame. I've had plenty before and after - but this one...
05-16-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,600
Posted By sscyco

Been a while since I posted - but here goes: ...

Been a while since I posted - but here goes:

Here is the bike, trailer, water and I on a recent 4 day bikpacking trip
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12-05-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By sscyco

I doubt it - I bet that thing weighs less than 22...

I doubt it - I bet that thing weighs less than 22 lbs - superlight wheels, tires, and brakes. I don't know the weight of that frame, but It wouldn't surprise me if it was sub 4#.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,493
Posted By sscyco

My boy (17 now) started on a BMX, rode break-less...

My boy (17 now) started on a BMX, rode break-less for a while - moved to a 26" BMXy type of bike. I don't really care what he does with it or how he rides - I only insist that he wears a helmet. And...
11-26-11, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,841
Posted By sscyco

Not under 600 - but not a bad deal ...

Not under 600 - but not a bad deal
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/BI267R01-Eastern+Thunderbird+Bike+2011.aspx
11-22-11, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By sscyco

16 is light for a road bike - I had a sub 21 HT...

16 is light for a road bike - I had a sub 21 HT at one point and I thought that was pushing the whole weight weenie disorder....
11-22-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By sscyco

I've heard arguments all over board on this one -...

I've heard arguments all over board on this one - I think on a Tri (TT) bike if all the bearings were replaced (hubs, deraileur pulleys, pedal bearings etc.) you may see a small performance increase,...
11-21-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By sscyco

OK - I'm in, and I will bring the wee ripper too.

OK - I'm in, and I will bring the wee ripper too.
11-19-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,385
Posted By sscyco

I like getting hit by girls.

I like getting hit by girls.
11-18-11, 06:27 PM
11-18-11, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,385
Posted By sscyco

I did a DH run with her a couple months ago, she...

I did a DH run with her a couple months ago, she lead. I kept her within a couple yards the whole way down - feeling pretty good about myself. When we got to the bottom she was telling me she was...
11-11-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,148
Posted By sscyco

My kid ...

My kid
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eND0mtTJDrw
11-10-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,565
Posted By sscyco

I'll take you on a couple rides, that if you were...

I'll take you on a couple rides, that if you were able to keep pedaling on a DH, your heart would explode - that would be physical harm. But really - you could not do a steep 5000+ foot climb on a...
11-10-11, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By sscyco

Rubber band

Rubber band
11-10-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By sscyco

Instead of rim tape - or tubeless tape, use...

Instead of rim tape - or tubeless tape, use packaging tape (you have to cut the width in half) - it's cheap, does not move and holds a very good seal. This works with or without a tubeless setup.
11-09-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,565
Posted By sscyco

I have 2 Ti bikes along the same lines as your...

I have 2 Ti bikes along the same lines as your looking at - first the one my kid rides (i rode for the first 10 years) - Built in 1998, has easily 30000+ miles on it, right now about 24# (has beed...
11-08-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By sscyco

I'm running tubeless - I don't have tubeless...

I'm running tubeless - I don't have tubeless specific rims and my front tire is not a tubeless tire, but they work great.
11-05-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,697
Posted By sscyco

C'mon man, your like me - you don't crash.

C'mon man, your like me - you don't crash.
11-05-11, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,697
Posted By sscyco

I've had this - I don't know if it actually blew...

I've had this - I don't know if it actually blew the bike out, but changed my yaw enough that I got the "dead sailor" stiffness and took it to the dirt.
11-05-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,697
Posted By sscyco

Yea - I never crash.

Yea - I never crash.
10-27-11, 10:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,501
Posted By sscyco

No no no - Counter steering is very applicable to...

No no no - Counter steering is very applicable to cycling - extremely useful.
10-11-11, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,068
Posted By sscyco

Get some Atom Labs wheels - no more breaky.

Get some Atom Labs wheels - no more breaky.
10-11-11, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By sscyco

I still can't figure out the full ridgid. I've...

I still can't figure out the full ridgid. I've seen him drop 3s to flat 5 feet - 9+ feet to tranny - and I bunny hop the dam thing and it feels like my wrists are going to break. And he almost always...
10-10-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By sscyco

^^ Yea he did - my wife said he landed a couple...

^^ Yea he did - my wife said he landed a couple 360s off that step up as well - I'll post the vids when I get back.
10-10-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By sscyco

Wow - Cactus cup, back when Deadly Nedly owned...

Wow - Cactus cup, back when Deadly Nedly owned the course (and many others).

To the Op - sounds like my first race back in the early 90s - a little blood and a lot of fun - good job!
10-10-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,825
Posted By sscyco

On the XC - one or 2 bottles of fluid, depending...

On the XC - one or 2 bottles of fluid, depending on heat. Since I went tubeless, a co2, boot and tube, multi tool, CC and phone - all stored in jersey pocket or shorts - a bit more stuff and my camel...
10-10-11, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By sscyco

Missing the bike and the .....

wife and kids. Anyway, stuck abroad again and the wife sends me pics she took yesterday at the local shread area. Here's a couple of the kid ripping it up at beacon:
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And a pic of what...
10-10-11, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By sscyco

I put studs on and commute - riding along the RR...

I put studs on and commute - riding along the RR tracks makes for exciting riding in 6" of snow.
09-22-11, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By sscyco

Not the only way - but a good way. I find most of...

Not the only way - but a good way. I find most of my gains happen during the preparation for an event or race.
09-21-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,094
Posted By sscyco

The landing Danny Mac does in the first video at...

The landing Danny Mac does in the first video at ~ 7:30 shows just how much of an amazing rider he is. Most anyone else would have knocked all of their teeth out, sheared their nose off, broke both...
09-20-11, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By sscyco

I would almost say shizzleicious.

I would almost say shizzleicious.
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