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Forum: Southeast
01-30-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By newbeat

Va Mountain Bikers/Trail Report Thread

Blacksburg/Pandapas Trail Report (http://www.facebook.com/Pandapastrailreport)


this is the only one i know of, but there must be some for Northern Virginia and all that lies between the two.
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01-25-11, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,388,025
Posted By newbeat

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k46/dan12890/P10...

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k46/dan12890/P1010004_2_2.jpg
http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k46/dan12890/DSCF5344.jpg
http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k46/dan12890/DSCF5343.jpg


finally...
12-12-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,386
Posted By newbeat

i'm voting for not worth a shot.

i'm voting for not worth a shot.
12-09-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,186
Posted By newbeat

my hand is on my forehead.

my hand is on my forehead.
12-09-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By newbeat

foot skin if probably tougher/thicker than torso...

foot skin if probably tougher/thicker than torso skin. also, are we talking about merino wool sweaters? because i have no issue with those. normal wool itches for sure.
12-05-10, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,585
Posted By newbeat

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k46/dan12890/P10...

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k46/dan12890/P1010012.jpg
11-28-10, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,959
Posted By newbeat

rigid climbs a little better, descends way worse.

rigid climbs a little better, descends way worse.
11-22-10, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,386
Posted By newbeat

why?

why?
11-22-10, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By newbeat

i thought about. probably won't, but it's a cool...

i thought about. probably won't, but it's a cool little frame for sure.

surly's got a really sweet line-up now, when you think about it. pug, km, troll, 1x1, CX etc. solid company
11-08-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,072
Posted By newbeat

i definitely like the turquoise and white better,...

i definitely like the turquoise and white better, but that yellow does look sharp.
11-02-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,468
Posted By newbeat

i think he was referring to the xt derailleur, or...

i think he was referring to the xt derailleur, or the sweet pivots in the back there.

i don't think he was talking about the peeling blue tape, good guess though.
10-11-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,456
Posted By newbeat

fountainhead.

fountainhead.
10-05-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,455
Posted By newbeat

cold and rainy at pandapas pond, great ride...

cold and rainy at pandapas pond, great ride though.

no pictures.

pinch flat in the last .25 mile.
Forum: Commuting
10-05-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By newbeat

I use a kryptonite new york standard, and i love...

I use a kryptonite new york standard, and i love it.
10-05-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,388
Posted By newbeat

fun fact-wool, while warm when wet, dries slower...

fun fact-wool, while warm when wet, dries slower than synthetics once saturated.

i find that most wool baselayers are kinda fragile and expensive. they don't hold BO like synthetic, and they...
10-05-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,388
Posted By newbeat

anything waterproof is generally a bad idea, as...

anything waterproof is generally a bad idea, as you'll just get wet from your own sweat. Even gortex sucks, especially if you're moving all day.


what i usually do is wear all synthetics, maybe...
09-30-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,455
Posted By newbeat

a little muddy today, but a great ride

a little muddy today, but a great ride
09-27-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,912
Posted By newbeat

i ride rigid, for the time being anyway. for XC...

i ride rigid, for the time being anyway. for XC it's sufficient.
09-09-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By newbeat

ha, i'm a road rider who just got into mountain...

ha, i'm a road rider who just got into mountain biking. I have an old ss 26er, but am going to get a hardtail 29er.

personally, i prefer the bigger wheel. just feels better for whatever reason.
09-08-10, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,386
Posted By newbeat

be careful with that eccentric hub, i had a few...

be careful with that eccentric hub, i had a few bad experiences where i didn't see that.
09-08-10, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,386
Posted By newbeat

just be careful with that "magic gearing", i had...

just be careful with that "magic gearing", i had a few bad experiences before rigging up a singulator.
09-08-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By newbeat

many times, older frames are built from good...

many times, older frames are built from good steel. in that respect, yes, older bikes are built better.

but if some dude is trying to sell you a 14 year old bike for 300 dollars, that thing...
09-07-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,386
Posted By newbeat

Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: Commuting
09-07-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 8,625
Posted By newbeat

Always. can't hurt.

Always. can't hurt.
09-06-10, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,388,025
Posted By newbeat

just started mountain biking. most fun i've had...

just started mountain biking. most fun i've had on a bike in a long time.

my old trek antelope'll work until i decide what to buy next.
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08-29-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,782
Posted By newbeat

you aren't supposed to grease the crank arms. the...

you aren't supposed to grease the crank arms. the only reason they stay on is because of friction. get the grease off of em.


also, i have issues like this. generally it's a loose crankarm, but...
Forum: Commuting
12-01-09, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,019
Posted By newbeat

haha, perfect

haha, perfect
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-09, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By newbeat

was the dog okay?

was the dog okay?
Forum: Commuting
11-29-09, 04:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,019
Posted By newbeat

yes, yes and yes. first time you realize...

yes, yes and yes.

first time you realize that there is a chain mark on yr inner right calf.
first time you pity the drivers stuck in traffic
first time you realize that you love bike commuting...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 416
Posted By newbeat

Doubletap

Doubletap
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 417,614
Posted By newbeat

Not quite a road bike, but roadish. 2007 (maybe...

Not quite a road bike, but roadish. 2007 (maybe 8?) Surly Crosscheck.

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k46/dan12890/Bike/PB010046.jpg ...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,635
Posted By newbeat

totally thought this was going to be about spoke...

totally thought this was going to be about spoke nipples.
Forum: Commuting
11-24-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By newbeat

Maybe you should, you know, kick those to the...

Maybe you should, you know, kick those to the side or something one day.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-09, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,485
Posted By newbeat

Wet and cold and glorious and fun. Man, do i love...

Wet and cold and glorious and fun. Man, do i love rain.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 842
Posted By newbeat

Check out Tilly hats, i know alot of people who...

Check out Tilly hats, i know alot of people who love them. might be a little floppy for riding though.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-09, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,464
Posted By newbeat

This made me lol, hit the nail on the head.

This made me lol, hit the nail on the head.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-09, 03:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,294
Posted By newbeat

I'm not really surprised, mostly because I've...

I'm not really surprised, mostly because I've been to Asheville before. Different though-processes.
11-23-09, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,386
Posted By newbeat

diggin the xmas color scheme, was that...

diggin the xmas color scheme, was that intentional?
Forum: Commuting
11-22-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By newbeat

I love my Crosscheck (it seems like I say that...

I love my Crosscheck (it seems like I say that all the time on this forum).
Forum: Commuting
11-22-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,464
Posted By newbeat

It's weird to see my commute on camera.

It's weird to see my commute on camera.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,481
Posted By newbeat

I mentioned it before in another thread, but my...

I mentioned it before in another thread, but my 30 dollar Bellwether Pursuit gloves lasted me all of one week (apprx 100 miles) before getting holes in several different places, from just riding.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-09, 12:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,293
Posted By newbeat

sig-worthy

sig-worthy
Forum: Commuting
11-20-09, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,687
Posted By newbeat

Here's an idea; live your life, and let your...

Here's an idea; live your life, and let your coworker live his. He is not a child, but it sounds like you are trying to treat him as if he is.
11-19-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,890
Posted By newbeat

I started drooling. a bunch of vintage bikes kept...

I started drooling. a bunch of vintage bikes kept out of the rain for decades? Any bike hoarders around DC? I'm interested in curing you.
11-19-09, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,484,874
Posted By newbeat

sweet pie plate and saddle position.

sweet pie plate and saddle position.
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By newbeat

can't see the writing on the tube....redline...

can't see the writing on the tube....redline monocog?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26,290
Views: 16,202,308
Posted By newbeat

oh my. seriously nice lookin bike you got there.

oh my. seriously nice lookin bike you got there.
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,335
Posted By newbeat

If this is a petty gripe thread, let me say that...

If this is a petty gripe thread, let me say that bellwether pursuit gloves fall apart after about 100 miles.
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,543
Posted By newbeat

I stick one of my u-lock's arms through a vent....

I stick one of my u-lock's arms through a vent. Can't get it without busting the lock.
11-17-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,485
Posted By newbeat

I've been hit twice, fairly hard both times. both...

I've been hit twice, fairly hard both times. both of my drivers stopped and were pretty worried (if not about me, than about being sued). Your driver didn't. The woman in question is the difference...
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