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New Lenox // Illinois


 
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Old mountain biker, started back up into mountain biking a few years ago.

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triton189   17 hours ago
updated Palos Forest Preserve conditions to Fair
 
triton189   2 days ago
updated Palos Forest Preserve conditions to Fair
 
triton189   3 days ago
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
Now that is a nicely equipped starter trail bike for 1K!
Love to see more "direct buy" options out there to compete with all the boutique bikes.
triton189   6 days ago
updated Waterfall Glen conditions to Good
 
Wish more riders would use bells out on the trail. Really leaves other trail users with a positive opinion of riders when they encounter them using bells.
triton189   1 week ago
updated Palos Forest Preserve conditions to Fair
 
triton189   1 week ago
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
Thanks Matt, that's a great article!
triton189   1 week ago
updated Palos Forest Preserve conditions to Fair
 
triton189   2 weeks ago
updated Palos Forest Preserve conditions to Fair
 
Again I am not convinced that MIPS or any of these other new technologies are better than the standard foam and webbing helmets that are a third the cost. Gonna wait on the sidelines till real independent research is done.
triton189   2 weeks ago
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
Gonna try that myself, my game needs all the help it can get!
Tried to raise my kids not to litter by always picking up trash when we went out in the woods or trails.  Hope leading by example worked.  I usually pickup glass, plastic...
triton189   3 weeks ago
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
triton189   3 weeks ago
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
triton189   3 weeks ago
updated Matthiessen conditions to Fair
 
triton189   3 weeks ago
updated Saw Wee Kee Park conditions to Fair
 
triton189   3 weeks ago
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
triton189   on Mar 22, 2019
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
triton189   on Mar 20, 2019
replied to SRAM NX Eagle vs GX Eagle
 
The main difference is weight of the systems, which is mostly in the cassette.  Lighter materials used in GX versus NX.  The only complaint I have heard about GX is that the...
Wow, 300 is a steep price. I still wasn't sold on MIPS technology and their claims so I will stick to old technology for a while.
triton189   on Mar 17, 2019
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
Man there is a ton of pivots on that thing!
triton189   on Mar 13, 2019
replied to What does your bike weigh?
 
My bike weighs considerably more at the end of my ride than it does when I start out!
Yes it should but it probably won't happen. I would like to see just basic etiquette posted at main trail heads. This may be more effective. People are gonna be people though.
triton189   on Mar 11, 2019
replied to Reader Bike Checks
 
Totally stock 2018 Diamondback Release 5C. Ridden hard for 8 months now and not a problem! Pictured here above Salida Colorado right after Christmas.
triton189   on Mar 10, 2019
updated Old Plank Road Trail conditions to Good
 
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