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bravesdave added a review of Miller Gulch

I concur with everyone else's reviews. I especially like Tiki's and Stumpy's perspectives. When we have used Miller to connect...
14 hours ago
 
 

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bravesdave added a review of Buckhorn Loop

It's a short ride, but I think it is a really good ride up or down. Good burn up, and...
12 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Catamount Ranch Past Raspberry

Not the best biking trail, but very beautiful country. There are some very nice parts to this ride. Enjoyable XC...
12 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Colorado Trail: Green Mountain

Just a beautiful setting and trail. Kind of charming with all the seedlings in the understory. Some nice climbs for...
13 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Ute Valley Park

Some fun obstacles to play around on and some short portions of trail that are nice. All in all, not...
13 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Snodgrass

I wasn't overly impressed with Snodgrass. I enjoyed it some in the trees, but all in all it just seemed...
13 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Homestead

Nice flowy fun, but no gnar. Just seems to keep up the speed and fun as one heads back down...
16 hours ago
 
 

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bravesdave added a review of Munds Wagon Trail

This was one of my first ride ever. We rode it a few years ago as part of a larger...
15 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Columbine

I think this trail has a ton of potential but needs rerouting. It just doesn't capture the DH potential of...
15 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Baldy Trail

Very nice climb. I could climb Baldy and bomb down Gashouse all day long. Very fun loop.
15 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Trail 401

Beautiful scenery and really nice long DH. We rode the 401 three summers ago when it was so dry. The...
15 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Sandy Wash

I have ridden Sandy Wash a few times. It always takes me a moment (a few curves) on top to...
15 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Sandy Wash

I'm learning to enjoy my climbs at least for the exercise but also for the technical improvement. Mostly I am...
15 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Red Rock Canyon

Feels so urban to me. I like backcountry too much. The trails I hooked up on were ok. I did...
15 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Broken Arrow Trail / Chicken Point

Rode this three years ago as part of a shuttle from the top of Munds Wagon, over to Broken Arrow...
16 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Bell Rock Trailway

I rode this a few years ago when I first started riding. Very wide and not so interesting. The DH...
16 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Manjusri-Tsetsee Gun Trail

Just to add a little historical data to the description of this trail, the Manjusri Monastery at the trailhead was...
19 hours ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Eastern Shore of Hovsgol Lake

I thought I might add some interesting info about Hovsgol Lake. Here is a paragraph I wrote about the lake...
1 day ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on News: Ibis Releases New 3rd Generation Mojo HD
The Mojo HD3, Yeti 5c, 6c, Specialized Enduro ... ... I'll stop there knowing that the list is far from...
3 days ago
 

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bravesdave added 9 photos.

 
4 days ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Eastern Shore of Hovsgol Lake

This is a special ride that will satiate anyone's sense of adventure ... at least for a while. I give...
4 days ago
 

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bravesdave added Eastern Shore of Hovsgol Lake
Though this trail is mostly 4x4 road or two track, it is a spectacular ride for its beauty, adventure and...
4 days ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Why Mountain Bikers Are the Most Fanatical
I try not to run in the -40+ weather, just for concern of the risk. I draw the line around...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Why Mountain Bikers Are the Most Fanatical
Yes, I knooooow where you live =) ... ... well, I know Salida that is. I've been through Salida/Poncha Springs...
1 week ago
 
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Why Mountain Bikers Are the Most Fanatical
So adding to Greg's idea of lifestyle, I think all of us mtbers who are married either have spouses who...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Why Mountain Bikers Are the Most Fanatical
Yes, I knooooow where you liiiiiiiive =) Ö Ö well, I know Salida that is. Iíve been through Salida/Poncha Springs...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Why Mountain Bikers Are the Most Fanatical
Hey Troy. We live in similar climates, but I think you might get top dibs. We were about -21C last...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Why Mountain Bikers Are the Most Fanatical
Lifestyle? Guilty as charged. It's November, and here in Ulaanbaatar we face the long bitter Mongolian winter ahead (-40F to...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Watching for Wildlife: Tips for Dealing with Bears, Snakes, and Mountain Lions
Very cool Aug52K. Yes, they are there, and we are hoping that they can find a way to hold their...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Watching for Wildlife: Tips for Dealing with Bears, Snakes, and Mountain Lions
When bike packing I know most everyone is pretty much a gram counter. In bear country though, add the weight...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a map of Elst Uul
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added 19 photos.

 
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bravesdave added a review of District 15 Network

Just so much fun to be found here with so many obstacles to play on. Though I rate the "trail"...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added District 15 Network
This is an unusual entry for a trail, but oh is it fun ... ... and so different from the...
1 week ago
 

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bravesdave added a photo of Sagsagiin Ridge Trails
Beautiful moon at camp.
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on GPS Distance Accuracy Test: Smartphone Apps vs. Dedicated GPS
The distances for each lane of a standard track are: lane 1400m, lane 2 as 407.67 meters, lane 3 as...
2 weeks ago
 
 

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bravesdave added a comment on GPS Distance Accuracy Test: Smartphone Apps vs. Dedicated GPS
And I concur with Greg about the Singletracks map database. I live in the country of Mongolia. The ST map...
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on GPS Distance Accuracy Test: Smartphone Apps vs. Dedicated GPS
One further thought. Another quick check about the track. How many lanes did the track have? If it was 8,...
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added 12 photos.

 
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2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added a map of Elst Uul
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added a review of Elst Uul

As a cross country ride, I would rate the trails a five. There is good distance here to ride, the...
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added Elst Uul
The region is a small mountain range that runs mostly north and south on both sides of the main road...
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Final Review: Ellsworth Absolute Truth 27.5
Hearing other riders true own experience on a bike and how it might climb, descend or handle otherwise is often...
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Final Review: Ellsworth Absolute Truth 27.5
Have to agree about the comments that this is not much of a review, but no big deal. All in...
2 weeks ago
 

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bravesdave added a comment on Review: Enve M70 Thirty 27.5 Carbon Wheels
For $2718 I sure hope these rims make a noticeable difference. For that price, I better be able to ride...
3 weeks ago
 
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