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Really too bad these trails closed given it's proximity to the Silver Comet trail. I tried to ride out here...
Louis Harris   on Oct 23, 2018
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I just started riding here in May. From what I can see Mason's Bridge looks like it has suffered some...
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Louis Harris   on Oct 23, 2018
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There are a lot of trails here with a lot of variety. I think Rusty Bucket is a great beginner...
Louis Harris   on Sep 29, 2018
added a review of Yellow River
 

I would probably give this 3.5 stars if possible. It's a nice wooded area. It's great to have this type...
Louis Harris   on Sep 16, 2018
added a review of Heritage Park
 

As others said, the best MTB trail system near Athens. I have not ridden out there in a while but...
Louis Harris   on Aug 26, 2018
added a review of Avalanche Trail
 

Awesome trail. There are some short gnarly climbs at the beginning and end but there are so many good sections....

Just rode out here for the first time today. 2 words - awesome and FUN. I met some guys there...
Louis Harris   on May 12, 2018
replied to What's with the new boom box trend?
 
I only hear them in the parking lot or brief encounters so it doesn't really bother me.  I get out to the woods to clear my head so I just like hearing...
Louis Harris   on May 6, 2018
added a review of Turtle Back Loop
 

I'll give this trail a 4 based on the overall trail system at Allatoona creek. The trail is a good...
Yah, can't wait to get it out and rip up some trails.  I upgraded the pedals as well.  I would say if you are looking to get a new mt bike in...
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Louis Harris   on Apr 23, 2018
replied to How to start mountain biking
 
Just ride within your limits so you can gain confidence and don't get hurt.  I've taken friends out on trails that were tough for them as first timers and they either got...
Louis Harris   on Apr 23, 2018
replied to When did you start mountain biking?
 
I started riding a banana seat Schwinn on some old logging trails near the James River in Richmond, Va.  I upgraded to a Diamondback Mongoose around '84 and we used to ride...
I broke down and bought the Trek Xcaliber 8 for 999 at Atlanta Cycling.  Overall happy with the purchase.  There may be some better deals online but the Xcaliber 8 has a...
Ok, I was a bit off on my post.  Atlanta Cycling is selling the Trek Excaliber 8 for 999 bucks. https://atlantacycling.com/product/trek-x-caliber-8-307758-1.htm It has the air shock and hydraulic disk brakes.  The shifters and  derailleurs seem to...
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It looks like Peachtree bikes has the Rockhopper Comp.  I'm going to go by and see what kind of deal they can throw at me. https://www.specialized.com/us/en/rockhopper-comp-29/p/115498    
Ok, so I find the Xcalbiber 7 on Pink bikes.  Dude wants 950????  The green is really cool though :) https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2278398/ Often I see used bikes for sale where the guy is asking way...
I have been looking at mt bikes in the 700-1000 range.  I really need to keep it under 1100.  I used to ride a fair amount but getting back into it.  I...
That is a great saying. I really feel like that is the most important tip. I have always ridden a bit slow and I really don't have any loss of ego. The great thing about mt biking is you can go out to a trail and you have a tons of people out riding but…
Louis Harris   on Nov 22, 2017
added a review of Cochran Mill Park
 

Just rode out here for the first time today. This is an awesome trail system. I rode all of the...
Louis Harris   on Nov 13, 2017
added a review of Coldwater Mountain
 

I just rode out here today. i rode the Baby and Mama Bear trails. I wouldn't call these beginner trails;...
Louis Harris   on Oct 27, 2017
replied to bike repair suggestions
 
Thanks.  I will get some more estimates from other bike shops.  I like the geometry and Cannondale F600 is a great frame, but if the repair cost are over 500 it seems...
Louis Harris   on Oct 23, 2017
started a topic: Looking for bike suggestions/resources
 
I am looking to update my mt. bike.  I have 2001 Cannondale F600 which was about a 1100 bike when I bought it.  The head shock is shot and the cassette also...
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Louis Harris   on Oct 23, 2017
started a topic: bike repair suggestions
 
Following up on my previous thread, either looking to get a new mt bike or repair my 2001 Cannondale F600.  Basically the head shock is shot and the cassette needs to be...
Louis Harris   on Oct 23, 2017
added a review of Chicopee Woods
 

I just hit Chicopee Woods this Sunday. I used to bike here all the time in the early 2000's. The...

I reviewed back in 2013. Just noted. I thought I would update the review. The N. Cooper Lake park gets...
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I will have to check this place out again. I went a few years ago and drove around for a...
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