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Chris Daniels   4 days ago
added 8 photos.
 
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Chris Daniels   4 days ago
added a photo of Porcupine Rim
 
Chris Daniels   4 days ago
rode 22.9 miles at The Whole Enchilada
 

Porcupine Rim via Strava
Chris Daniels   5 days ago
rode 6.4 miles at Pothole Arch Trail
 

Captain Ahab via Strava
Chris Daniels   5 days ago
rode 27.5 miles at Mag 7
 

Mag 7 via Strava
Chris Daniels   6 days ago
updated Mag 7 conditions to Good
 
Chris Daniels   6 days ago
rode 18.2 miles at Navajo Rocks
 

Navajo Rocks via Strava
Chris Daniels   6 days ago
updated Navajo Rocks conditions to Good
 
Chris Daniels   1 week ago
 
 
Stinner for the paint job. wishing ENVE would make underwear
 

New 2.6" width
Chris Daniels   2 weeks ago
replied to Favorite Songs to Ride To?
 
Like most, only in car on way to TH: Deftones - Head Up Ice Cube - No Vaseline Anything from Alkaline Trio
Chris Daniels   2 weeks ago
replied to Front & Rear Tire suggestions
 
whats the OP's internal rim width? I run DHF 2.5 but would caution with a wheel with below 30mm. That may be the cause of failure in many cases. The 2.5 are...
Chris Daniels   2 weeks ago
added 6 photos.
 
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Chris Daniels   2 weeks ago
added Forekaster
 
Aggressive XC tire for loose and wet conditions. A combination of wide and evenly-spaced mid-height knobs delivers penetrating grip with...
Chris Daniels   2 weeks ago
added 2 photos.
 
Cold Creek Trail: Vancouver, WA
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Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
replied to Full face helmets?
 
but there's also a level of penetration resistance the Bell Super does not meet with as many vents as it has. It's the same reason an ASTM F1952-certified helmet doesn't meet a...
Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
replied to Climbing Techniques
 
To reiterate breathing... slow and deep. Too often during climbing you breathe faster and more shallow only pulling air with the top half of your lungs. When your lungs are upright, pulmonary...
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Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
replied to Full face helmets?
 
Alvin, except for the fact that the Bell is not ASTM1952 certified and the switchblade is. Bell is only cpsc and CE EN 1078.
Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
replied to Good, cheap full face helmets?
 
To follow up on the Giro Switchblade... From Giro.com- "the Switchblade is optimized for the descent, and that’s why it’s certified to CPSC, EN-1078 and ASTM-1952-DH with and without the chinbar." "with and without the...
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I used to live in SLC (moved away 2010) so I know a lot has changed. One trail I was very impressed with due to recent advancements and proximity to the valley...
Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
replied to Good, cheap full face helmets?
 
DH racing-approved lids must meet ASTM F1952 which is more stringent than CPSC and CE EN1078 (Super site). If you wanna read more, here's a good explanation: http://www.helmets.org/f1952standard.htm It's not just the chin strap...
Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
rode 5.5 miles at Round Lake
 

The Scott Spark via Strava
Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
updated Round Lake conditions to Fair
 
Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
rode 5.1 miles at Cold Creek
 

Fast as forekast via Strava
Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
updated Cold Creek conditions to Fair
 
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Chris Daniels   3 weeks ago
updated Cold Creek conditions to Fair
 
Chris Daniels   on Feb 23, 2017
rode 5.8 miles at Round Lake
 

Skeetum via Strava
Chris Daniels   on Feb 23, 2017
updated Round Lake conditions to Fair
 
Cool, mongwolf! thanks for sharing. It's one of my go-to examples of giving back and it usually resonates with someone
Chris Daniels   on Feb 21, 2017
added a review of Terrene Chunk
 

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