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Superior // Colorado


 
In addition to wheelies, I'll also be working on track stands and probably some bunny hops. I expect there'll be flat cornering practice in the parking lot, too!
dralbright   2 weeks ago
replied to Gloves without annoying seams
 
Thanks for your input, everyone! This is a pair of Fox Rangers, and maybe it's a bad batch. It seems unlikely that they would intentionally make the seams as big as they...
dralbright   3 weeks ago
started a topic: Gloves without annoying seams
 
I just bought a pair of new Fox full-finger MTB gloves, and the seams along the thumbs are driving me nuts. They leave deep marks in my hands by the end of...
I definitely try to support companies that make things in the US. Even if the entire bike isn't made here, I'll support a company who does some of the work here over one...
dralbright   on Oct 6, 2019
replied to Small Tire Companies
 
Good call! I didn't know Ritchey made tires, actually. That seems like a great choice. I've looked at e*thirteen before, but I'll have to give them another look. If I remember correctly,...
dralbright   on Oct 6, 2019
replied to Small Tire Companies
 
Teravail is owned by QBP, which isn't exactly a small company. But they're based in my home state, so that's a plus! Teravail tires actually look pretty solid. I didn't know that Maxxis...
dralbright   on Oct 3, 2019
replied to Small Tire Companies
 
Yeah, I currently have Maxxis tires and I'm liking them a lot. I just thought it would be cool to support a smaller company! The one that I've found so far is...
dralbright   on Oct 3, 2019
started a topic: Small Tire Companies
 
I know I've come across some smaller tire companies in the past. I'd love to support a rider-owned company that's not owned by a massive international conglomerate. If they're made in the...
 

Sticks in corners Versatile
dralbright   on Sep 4, 2012
added a review of Kenda Nevegal
 

Low rolling resistance.
dralbright   on Sep 2, 2012
added a review of Coalton Trail
 

Not very interesting. Use it to complete the Dirty Bismarck; other than that, avoid it.
dralbright   on Aug 29, 2012
added a review of Picture Rock Trail
 

I really enjoyed this trail—although the descent on Wapiti is fun, this is more enjoyable overall. There's definitely more flow...
dralbright   on Aug 29, 2012
added a review of Wild Turkey Trail
 

Not the best trail in the area, but good for turning a bunch of short-ish trails into a several-hour ride....
dralbright   on Aug 29, 2012
added a review of Ponderosa Loop
 

While it's not as exciting as Wapiti or Picture Rock, this is a good trail for getting your workout in....
dralbright   on Aug 29, 2012
added a review of Wapiti Trail
 

One of my favorite parts of Heil Valley, because of the descent. The climb is challenging, but not so much...
dralbright   on Aug 27, 2012
added a review of Homestead
 

Charlie's Cutoff gets a lot of love, but don't overlook Homestead nearby. There are some really fun rock sections, and...
dralbright   on Aug 27, 2012
added a review of Charlie's Cutoff
 

This is one of the best descents on this side of the state. There are some technical portions, but you...
dralbright   on Aug 26, 2012
added a review of Miller Gulch
 

Nothing too special, but it's a great and easy way to get from the climbing trails to the descending trails.*...
dralbright   on Aug 27, 2012
added a review of Sandy Wash
 

This descent simply can't be beat. Super flowy, good speed, and some very interesting scenery. Riding through the dead forest...
dralbright   on Aug 27, 2012
added a review of Baldy Trail
 

Be ready for a whole lot of climbing. There's a decent amount of technical riding, but not all that much....
dralbright   on Aug 25, 2012
added a review of Dirty Bismarck
 

This is a fun, quick ride that you can do on the way home from work. Most of it is...
dralbright   on Aug 25, 2012
added a review of Buffalo Creek
 

All of the hype is not undeserved. This trail is awesome. I took a detour loop around the Homestead Trail,...
dralbright   on Aug 23, 2012
added a review of Greenbelt Plateau
 

Nothing real special, but a good trail for hesitant beginners (it's where I completed my first trail ride). Also connects...
dralbright   on Aug 22, 2012
added a review of Spring Brook Loop
 

This is one of my favorite quick rides on the front range. It's close to Boulder / Superior / Louisville,...
dralbright   on Aug 21, 2012
added a review of Community Ditch
 

It's flat, technically easy, and exposed. Good for early morning or late evening recovery rides or an easy trail for...
dralbright   on Aug 21, 2012
added a review of Rabbit Mountain Loop
 

A good after-work ride. Pretty quick, and you can get a few loops in without much of a problem. Nothing...
dralbright   on Aug 20, 2012
added a review of Crank Brothers Candy 3
 

Clipping in and out is super easy. The adjustable release angle is really nice.
dralbright   on Aug 20, 2012
added a review of ODI Ruffian Lock-On Grips
 

Light, secure, and provide a great grip.
dralbright   on Aug 20, 2012
added a review of Giant Trance X3
 

An extremely versatile whip. Great balance between the durability and strength of all-mountain and light weight of cross-country rigs. A...
dralbright   on Aug 20, 2012
added a review of Doudy Draw Trail
 

An easy, slightly rocky ride. By itself it's pretty short, but it's nice to connect to Springbrook or Flatirons Vista....
dralbright   on Aug 20, 2012
added a review of Flatirons Vista
 

Real easy ride; not a whole lot to it, but the location and the views are nice! Good for adding...
dralbright   on Aug 9, 2012
added a review of 3 Sisters / Alderfer
 

This is a fun trail—some aerobically challenging climbs will test you, and there's not a whole lot of technically challenging...
dralbright   on Aug 9, 2012
added a review of Valmont Bike Park
 

Super fun bike park. I haven't ridden the slopestyle course, but the cross-country and obstacle trails are fantastic. Swoopy singletrack,...
 

There are some amazing views on this ride, but be prepared to pay for them! There's a ton of climbing,...
dralbright   on Aug 8, 2012
added a review of Peaks Trail
 

I have limited experience, but this is definitely my favorite trail in the state. I ride from Breck to Gold...

This is a really nice trail; like everyone else says, very smooth singletrack with limited obstacles. There are a few...
dralbright   on Jun 20, 2012
added a review of High Plains Trail
 

Short, quick, and relatively easy. A few small sections of rocks, but nothing to worry about. Good place for beginners...
dralbright   on Jun 20, 2012
added a review of Heil Valley Ranch
 

Wapiti Trail is a very rocky climb up to the top of the ranch, but once you connect with the...
dralbright   on Jun 20, 2012
added a review of Marshall Mesa Area
 

A quick ride that's easy—good for a recovery day. Also connects a lot of the trails around the Superior area....
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