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rmap01   5 hours ago
updated White Clay Creek conditions to
 
^^ what they said.  Once you do it a couple of times it’s just as easy as replacing a tube... assuming you have tubeless ready rims???  The only time that was difficult...
rmap01   1 day ago
updated Schaeffer Farms conditions to Good
 
rmap01   2 days ago
replied to Encounters with wildlife
 
While riding, I have come upon: Deer, elk, moose, bighorn, mountain goat, fox, coyote, bobcat, black bear, and all manner of rodents and reptiles. All encounters were cool, but none particularly remarkable. Except the birds. ...
To me, this is all about market segmentation. Think about the people that buy these bikes. The primary factor in their purchasing decision is cost. While i’m sure there are some that truly care about quality I suspect it’s a completely secondary consideration for most. And how many of these bikes even make it onto…
Scary sh!t. It’s more than a bit unnerving when you’re out on the trails and you see a hunter, especially with a weapon drawn. Some parks have designated hunting days where the park is closed to other users. To me, that’s certainly preferable than riding (unwittingly) through a hunting zone.
rmap01   1 week ago
replied to Help a fellow Mountain biker out ?
 
Done, as well.
Cool piece of technology. Would love to have something like this when prices come down out of the stratosphere. Curious how the sensors work as I can't help but wonder if/how dirt, dust or mud might impact (you addressed water).

This is a decent trail. There are some flat sections in low lying areas that don't drain very well after...
rmap01   1 week ago
updated Hoyles Mill Connector conditions to
 
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rmap01   1 week ago
updated Clopper Lake conditions to Good
 
rmap01   1 week ago
updated Seneca Creek Greenway Trail conditions to
 
rmap01   1 week ago
updated Little Bennett Regional Park conditions to
 
rmap01   1 week ago
updated Ten Mile Creek conditions to Good
 
rmap01   1 week ago
updated Black Hill Regional Park conditions to Good
 
rmap01   1 week ago
updated Seneca Ridge Trail conditions to Good
 
rmap01   1 week ago
added 21 photos.
 
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rmap01   1 week ago
added a review of Six Mile Run
 

A shout out to the crew that maintains these trails. Over the last year they have rerouted certain sections (for...
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rmap01   1 week ago
added a review of Allaire State Park
 

This is a nice trail system with some variety. If you're looking for technical rocky terrain this is NOT the...
rmap01   1 week ago
added a review of White Clay Creek
 

They've recently added a new pump track and plans for additional trails are in the works. This place rocks! One...
rmap01   2 weeks ago
replied to Newbie from Northern Illinois
 
IMO Singletracks is the best source for finding good trails to ride.  If you haven’t already, check out the trail list for IL https://www.singletracks.com/mountain-bike/best_trails.php?new_state_id=394 This is a ranked listing (best to worst) of trails...
Really helpful feedback Matt. Thanks. This may well be my next front tire when my Minion DHF needs to be replaced.
Matt, this is a real interesting topic/trend. While I'm not sure it would make a list of "long" travel 29ers I have to say I am very intrigued by Evil's new The Offering (140/140 but can be adjusted to 150-160 upfront). I am really intrigued by the geometry and may just need to pull the…
I agree with mongwolf. It really depends on the terrain and the rider's needs. Just having ridden out in Tahoe with lots of climbing/descending in rocky and sandy terrain the 2.6 was excellent. I wouldn't have went to go any wider - at least on the ascents - and not sure it would have made…
rmap01   2 weeks ago
commented on Review: Marzocchi Transfer Dropper Post
 
"why a dropper post remote costs $65 and isn’t included with the seat post at least initially" I couldn't agree more!
Insightful review Matt. Curious what front tire you typically run and how the E13 compares to that.
rmap01   2 weeks ago
updated Schaeffer Farms conditions to Poor
 
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rmap01   2 weeks ago
updated Muddy Branch Greenway Trail conditions to Poor
 
rmap01   2 weeks ago
updated Seneca Creek Greenway Trail conditions to Poor
 
rmap01   2 weeks ago
added 7 photos.
 
Incline Flume
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rmap01   2 weeks ago
added SC Action Sports
 
SC Action Sports
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rmap01   2 weeks ago
added Belmar Bike Shop
 
Belmar Bike Shop
 

This location has closed
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rmap01   2 weeks ago
added a review of Belmar Bike Shop
 

Great group of guys. They let me demo a Yeti SB5. I will purchase my next bike there. Highly recommend....
rmap01   2 weeks ago
added a review of Bicycle Hub of Marlboro
 

Under new ownership. Nice guys. Easy to deal with.
rmap01   2 weeks ago
replied to Best MTB routes across the US?
 
4. Palo Duro Canyon (outside of Amarillo, Texas) 5. Oak Mountain State Park (Birmingham, Alabama) 6. Dupont State Forest (Brevard, North Carolina). I echo Hap Proctors sentiments here as these are great trails.  But be...
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rmap01   2 weeks ago
replied to Outerbike Bentonville 2018
 
I’d love to go and I’m definitely contemplating it.  Problem is I have a conflict that weekend that I may not be able to bow out of.
rmap01   2 weeks ago
updated White Clay Creek conditions to Fair
 
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rmap01   2 weeks ago
updated Middle Run Natural Area conditions to Fair
 
rmap01   2 weeks ago
added a review of Flume Trail Shuttle
 

These guys are in the perfect location and are great to deal with. Was there on an "odd" numbered day...
rmap01   3 weeks ago
added a review of Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
 

Mr. Toads is a ripping 5 mile technical downhill. This can be done as part of a loop (~20m total)...
rmap01   3 weeks ago
replied to Best MTB routes across the US?
 
I would highly recommend the Flume Trail in Lake Tahoe.  Take a shuttle to the top.  The ride is very manageable for an average mountain biker.  The views are spectacular!
rmap01   3 weeks ago
updated Mr. Toad's Wild Ride conditions to
 
Getting lots of positive responses (i.e. support) for the bill.
rmap01   on Sep 22, 2018
updated Hartshorne Woods Park conditions to Good
 
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