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Castro Valley // California


 
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I love mountain biking. It is a great hobby and form of fitness. I especially enjoy downhill.

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talonbiker99   on Mar 20, 2016
added a review of Camp Tamarancho
 

The climb begins with very technical, winding singletrack. It then opens up and alternates between open hills and forest with...

This is a big park. Tons of uphill fire road, with lots of good flowy trails. Be prepared for a...
talonbiker99   on Jan 9, 2015
added a review of Redwood Regional Park
 

Not a bad place to go. It has some pretty good doubletrack, but all the singletrack is illegal for bikers....
talonbiker99   on Jan 9, 2015
added 4 photos.
 
My helmet

-Great protection -Awesome air flow -Well-built, not cheap -Adjustable straps

Demo Forest was great. I don't think we did the actual Demonstration trail, but we did tons of other trails....
talonbiker99   on Jan 6, 2015
added a map of Joaquin Miller
 
Someone biking in Demo Forest
talonbiker99   on Jan 4, 2015
added 2 photos.
 
Frame on my Giant Talon 27.5-4
talonbiker99   on Jan 4, 2015
added Giant Aluxx Aluminum
 
-Giant Aluxx frame -Aluminum frame -Lightweight -Durable
talonbiker99   on Jan 4, 2015
added a review of Tektro Novela Sport
 

-Hydraulic disc brakes -Great stopping power -Durable -Quick and very responsive
talonbiker99   on Jan 4, 2015
added a review of Giant Aluxx Aluminum
 

-Great frame -Lightweight -Durable

-Great shifter -Shifts smoothly -Works well and is durable
talonbiker99   on Jan 4, 2015
added a review of Shimano Alivio
 

-Very smooth shifting -Great durability -Long lasting
talonbiker99   on Jan 3, 2015
added a review of Shimano XC 30
 

-Great shoe -Clips in easily -Unclips easily -Comfortable -Durable
talonbiker99   on Jan 3, 2015
added a review of Topeak Modula Cage 2
 

-Great durability -Adjustable -Made of rubber/stainless steel
talonbiker99   on Jan 3, 2015
added 2 photos.
 
Shimano XC 30 clip shoes
talonbiker99   on Jan 3, 2015
added Shimano XC 30
 
UPPER -Tough, stretch-resistant, synthetic leather and mesh Low profile, triple off-set straps prevent uncomfortable pressure on foot and make the most...
talonbiker99   on Jan 3, 2015
added Topeak Modula Cage 2
 
-Lightweight bottle cage -Durable -Rubber/stainless steel -Adjustable

-100 mm -Handles rocks and roots fairly well -Does the job
The fork on my Giant Talon
 

-Swings away -Easy to use -Holds 4 bikes -Locks bike rack into the hitch -Locks bikes to the rack
talonbiker99   on Jan 2, 2015
added Thule Thule Apex Swing 4
 
Swing-away design Holds up to 4 bicycles Snug-Tite receiver lock secures rack to vehicle Hold Fast RDT Cradles reduce vibration...

Easy to use Great durability Work well Look cool Easy to clip in/out of
talonbiker99   on Jan 2, 2015
added a review of Giro Xen
 

These gloves are awesome. -Great fit -Well-ventilated -Excellent padding -Protects your palm with extra padding -Fingers are ventilated -They can be used on screens, (ex. smartphone,...
talonbiker99   on Jan 2, 2015
added a review of Summit Trail
 

This trail is awesome. It can get very slippery and loose though, so be careful. I did wipe out at...
talonbiker99   on Jan 2, 2015
added a review of Joaquin Miller
 

Cool downhill. Steep, twisting, winding, ups and downs. It is awesome among the redwoods, with sharp corners. It keeps you...
talonbiker99   on Jan 2, 2015
added a map of Summit Trail
 
talonbiker99   on Jan 2, 2015
added Summit Trail
 
The trail is mostly singletrack, with lots of loose rock. The trail varies from hard-packed dirt, to loose rocks, to...
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added a review of Giant Talon 27.5 4
 

Great bike Very lightweight Great maneuverability Sweet looks Gears: 3 on the front-9 on back 100 mm SR Suntour shocks

Great backpack Holds 100 oz of water Lasts for a 4-5 hr bike ride Holds tons of gear, extra clothing, etc... Large amount of...

I love this light. It is very bright, and has tons of different modes. It has very quick flashing mode,...
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added 3 photos.
 
Giant Talon 27.5 4 -2015
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added Giant Talon 27.5 4
 
Giant's Talon 27.5 4 is like Goldilocks: not too big, not too small. The 27.5-inch wheels provide the acceleration and...
 
Hydration Capacity: 100 oz (3 L) Total Capacity: 1343 cu in (22 L) Includes the new 100 oz (3 L) Antidote reservoir...
-Bicycle headlight with 24/7 Safety Technology -USB Rechargable -Up to 12 Hrs Run time -6 Light Modes (Hi-Med-Low-SteadyPulse-DayLightning-Walking) -Custom TIR Optics for cycling -Side illumination...
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added 3 photos.
 
Honker Bay Trail

Not a bad trail. If you go via the 14.41 Honker Bay Trail, it is more exciting. I just wish...
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added a review of Water Dog Lake Park
 

This trail has tons of technical singletrack. Their are so many side trails, that you can get lost easily. Most...
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added a review of Eden Bicycles
 

Eden Bicycles is a great bike shop. They offer Giant, Santa Cruz, Haro, Cervelo, Pinarello, Izip, and Haibike. They have...
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added 4 photos.
 
talonbiker99   on Jan 1, 2015
added Eden Bicycles
 
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