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Gdb49   on Sep 15, 2018
replied to Fat bike or new trail bike?
I have both and enjoy them, but would not buy a Fat Bike over having my first bike being exactly what I want.  Your "go to" bike should be way more important...
Jeff, please take this as a fun poke, because typically I enjoy your articles. But that was a lot of words to say absolutely nothing, seemed like you were obligated to post it.
Wow! John, only you could write this article. Your wealth of knowledge is off the charts, I don't think Singletracks would be the same without you. The article made me daydream about the trip, the sign of a great writer. Made me laugh a little- yes at you, cause this was the on taking of…
Wow, just false reporting?  Not Dbagery?  Where was this?  Thanks to the rider for both serving our country and handling this so well.
Gdb49   on Aug 13, 2018
replied to Advice for New Crank
Crank arms will effect your comfort- typically knee pain if wrong, and your power.  The crank length needs to match your legs.  Pedal banging happens to the best of us, but its...
What trail is it?  Where?
Gdb49   on Jul 22, 2018
added a review of White Ranch

You hear about hills that are so brutal and then you get out there and it's no where near as...
Gdb49   on Jun 7, 2018
replied to Helmets and Body Armor - What do you use?
DH- both full face helmet and body armor.  Trails just a regular helmet.  If riding with more protection adds to the enjoyment of your riding do it!
How do you work for Singletracks and not know there is good riding in "The South"???? I live in Colorado and would love to ride so many areas down there. Maybe you should spend some time reading your own website?
Funny, when I finished the article was wondering what the comments would be like. Very difficult to read, like listening to someone who likes to hear their own voice- words for the sake of words. Terrible article, poorly written and was a little embarrassed for the author while reading it. Not from the south, so…
Sorry Dieter, didn't see your question until now.  If I were riding Breck, I'd bring my trail bike not my DH bike.  The area is awesome, just focuses on trail more than...
Gdb49   on May 13, 2018
replied to Cheap Full Suspension Bikes?
Size is more important than components!  Why only 2 months?
+ 1 other
Gdb49   on May 13, 2018
replied to What bike rack do you use?
Yakima 2" hitch rack.  Works great, very secure for highway driving, easy to load and unload, and great customer service.  Holds 4 bikes rock solid, the new version takes Fat Bikes.
Gdb49   on May 12, 2018
replied to Full Suspension Trail/Enduro Bikes
Great list, really can't go wrong.  Ridden 3 of them and all were great.  Think that if I could only own one bike it would be the Remedy, simply is the best...
Gdb49   on May 3, 2018
added a review of Southern Crossings

This is one of the funnest trails I have ever ridden. So many choices of lines and features. Mini loops...
Gdb49   on May 3, 2018
added Southern Crossings
Cross the Hwy from the parking lot and follow the trail- it's that simple. Opens up to upper 3 Bottles,...
Gdb49   on Apr 27, 2018
replied to Time for tech to trickle down.
Hey Daniel, welcome to MTB.  Guys get a little rough, but you can really learn a lot from them if you just take it as fun poking.  No one is being truly...
Gdb49   on Apr 26, 2018
added a review of Mueller State Park

Nothing wrong with this place, just that there is nothing good about it either. Average beauty relative to where it...
Balls out, getting back out on the bike!  No advice from me, just praise.
Gdb49   on Apr 21, 2018
commented on a photo of Keweenaw Adventure Co.
Looks amazing!
Gdb49   on Apr 16, 2018
replied to Bike Racks
Almost any quality brand will hold the Trek Fuel- not really a very heavy bike.  Yakima holdup as stated above is a great choice, great rack, easy to use and a great...
Gdb49   on Apr 14, 2018
commented on a photo of Capitol Forest
Nice, missing the green out here in Colorado.
Gdb49   on Apr 14, 2018
commented on a photo
John's got it right, WOW!
Gdb49   on Apr 14, 2018
replied to Salida bike trip
I love October in Colorado and Salida is a pretty safe bet.  It's Colorado, so anything can happen, but I'd think your odds are good.  If you come a little earlier it...
Gdb49   on Apr 10, 2018
replied to Experience With 1up USA Bike Rack?
If the price is comfortable, you can't beat 1 up- simply the best.  You can find every type of rack sold used on Craigslist, but you won't find the 1up because no...
Will definitely ride that list this season.
Gdb49   on Apr 8, 2018
replied to Trek Fuel Ex 8 vs Scott Genius 740 27+
Good problem to have- both bikes are great.  When dealing with 2 such equal quality bikes, it simply comes down to fit.  Go out of your way to test ride these on...
Gdb49   on Mar 25, 2018
commented on a photo of Syncline
Great pic.
Gdb49   on Mar 20, 2018
added a photo
Greg Heil it's your fault!!!
The rain issue has been covered. Parks- CB and Keystone are my 2 favorite parks in Co., But..... when you state your looking for rollercoaster and more flowy style riding, they are not...
Gdb49   on Mar 9, 2018
replied to Crested Butte Plan "B" Trails
When weather rolls in = Breweries!
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