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Treating   on May 20, 2018
replied to Does anybody use a hammock?
 
I can relate.  Riding in FL can be brutal May-Oct.  I always take the hydration pack and usually drink about 20 oz. of water with a hydration tab an hour before riding....
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Treating   on May 20, 2018
replied to Already hot in the South!
 
I can relate.  Riding in FL can be brutal May-Oct.  I always take the hydration pack and usually drink about 20 oz. of water with a hydration tab an hour before riding....
Treating   on May 13, 2018
replied to Best Value All Mountain
 
I bought a Hawk Hill last year and absolutely love riding on it.  My last bike was a Giant hardtail and I am amazed at how much more the Hawk Hill lets...
Treating   on Oct 31, 2017
replied to 27.5 MTB Inner Tube ?'s
 
I just pick up tubes as I need them at the bike shop, which doesn’t happen very frequently.  They sell either Giant or Specialized.  They’re all about the same, in my experience....
Treating   on Aug 31, 2017
replied to Struggling with fork upgrade decision
 
My first bike was a Talon 3.  I still own it and enjoy riding it.  I upgraded the fork to a Rockshox 30 Gold TK Solo Air fork and it made a...
Treating   on Aug 24, 2017
replied to Giant Stance 2 (2018) worth it?
 
No question that it's a good bike for that price point.  Giant is great at providing value.  I own a Giant hardtail and it has served me very well.  It's a good...
Treating   on Aug 22, 2017
replied to Giant Stance 2 (2018) worth it?
 
You might compare it to the Marin Hawk Hill at the same price.  All positive reviews.  I just bought one and looked closely at and rode the Stance before making the decision....
 
I got a GoPro about a year ago and used it a lot for the first 4-5 months.  Haven't used it much lately, but plan to get back to it soon.  I...
Treating   on Jun 6, 2017
answered a question about
 
Starts at the south end of W. Meadow. file:///C:/Users/Owner/Downloads/balm-boyette-mountain-bike-trail-map-by-swamp-2016-05-12 (1).pdf
Treating   on May 22, 2017
replied to What MTB mistakes have you learned from?
 
I learned early on how important it is to fuel up before a ride in hot/humid weather.  Eat a healthy breakfast if you don't want to bonk and get dropped.
Treating   on May 17, 2017
replied to I hate spider webs
 
I can relate.  I would rather battle the FL heat by going a little later in the morning than run into the webs and their residents.  I will go early on group...
Treating   on Apr 13, 2017
replied to Where are you riding this summer?
 
Looking forward to hitting DuPont and Pisgah late summer with some old friends.
Treating   on Jan 4, 2017
replied to Mountain bike bar ends: Yea or Nay?
 
I used a pair of Ergons w/bar ends for about a year and liked how they felt on my hands.  But I ditched them  last year as I was always worried about...
Treating   on Sep 20, 2016
added a review of Brown County Park
 

Impressed with these Epic trails. Rode a couple days over the Labor Day weekend and had a blast. Sustained climbs,...
Treating   on Jun 29, 2016
replied to Bike washing...
 
You are doing it right.  Everything I've been told says to wash the bike often and keep pressurized water away from the rear hub and suspension seals.  Also, be careful if you use a spray lube to not get any on the brake discs as it will pollute the pads and may cause brake failure.
Treating   on Jul 14, 2015
added a photo
 
Little gator on the trail. Wouldn't move, just hissed.
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