bikerboy15Gnarly

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San Leandro // California


 
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I'm a young rider who want's to know as much as possible about bikes. I love flowy trails and really dig grabbing air.... I'm willing to make the climb for epic descents.. Building and exploring trails is a blast for me. And i'm happiest on my bike or at a bike shop..

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Yep I use a pack, so easy to access my hydration! I have water (obviously), Gatorade gel's, Protein bars, and phone....
bikerboy15   on Feb 22, 2017
replied to GHOST mountain bikes?
 
would be cool to be part of their race team, “ghost riders” hahahahahaha :P   :D You can always buy a dropper yourself... this will allow you to get the one you want.......
bikerboy15   on Feb 22, 2017
replied to The pluses of 29er over 27.5
 
Well, I decided to go with the Fuji Reveal 1.1 a 27.5 trail bike.... loving super stoked and doing some things to help make it the ultimate bike for me... getting a...
bikerboy15   on Feb 22, 2017
replied to Its been a while
 
Cool!! I'm sure you'll be stoked and love your new steed.....!   Happy trails!   :D
bikerboy15   on Feb 22, 2017
replied to Upgrades and Rides today?
 
@mlombar17 sweet stuff! can't wait 'til I become 1X!!  :D
@musikron if an e-bike get's you out on the trails keeping you happy and keeping you biking... then you are fully justified in using one. ;)  Just like all the other injured...
bikerboy15   on Feb 21, 2017
started a topic: How do I remove my chain....?
 
Hey! Just doing a couple of upgrades to my drivetrain, and wanted some help as to how I remove my chain... I read this article and I gleaned that all I had to do...
bikerboy15   on Feb 21, 2017
replied to Help purchasing first mountain bike
 
@mlombar17   Yup pretty much.... my friends had the Talon but he hasn't upgraded yet.... Also Giant's bike come stock with horribly narrow bars, that are super freaky!!!! Do you find that...
bikerboy15   on Feb 21, 2017
replied to How do I remove my chain....?
 
yeah sorry I forgot to mention the chain has a master link, That's a nifty little tool there! But I already have tire levers.. so I think I'll just use some pliers......
bikerboy15   on Feb 21, 2017
replied to Free Ride Park! SJ
 
Sweet stuff huh? Really stoked about this park! Looking forward to hitting the line's once it opens...
bikerboy15   on Feb 21, 2017
replied to Help purchasing first mountain bike
 
If your considering full suspension i would go for the Stance that @Alvin was talking about, you just will have a much better time on a full suspension I can guarantee! It...
bikerboy15   on Feb 21, 2017
replied to Trail Bikes - So much has changed!
 
Hmmm @Pseudomugil I have the Sektor on my full sus and it isn't too bad actually! Wonder why you think it isn't that good........?? I guess it isn't as "high tech" as other...
bikerboy15   on Feb 21, 2017
replied to Chainline???? WTH?????
 
Thanks @Endopro for starting this thread!
bikerboy15   on Feb 18, 2017
replied to Upgrades and Rides today?
 
Ummm I've had troubles with that as well @ken I will type something hit submit and it doesn't fully process it, so I do it again and it works....    :(  ...
bikerboy15   on Feb 18, 2017
replied to Upgrades and Rides today?
 
I ordered a dropper today! And got a NW chainring, hoping to go 1x....
bikerboy15   on Feb 17, 2017
replied to 2x10- 1x conversion
 
I don't have to get a new chain do I?? Can't I just take a few links out of the one I have?
bikerboy15   on Feb 18, 2017
replied to 2x10- 1x conversion
 
Ohh great!!! That saves me a lot of pain in the neck.  :)
bikerboy15   on Feb 17, 2017
replied to mountian biking shoes
 
Look into some proper pedals that are designed to grip your foot and keep it on...!
bikerboy15   on Feb 17, 2017
replied to Trail Bikes - So much has changed!
 
The bottom spec Bronson is just at his price limit... but agreed fairly expensive bike....
bikerboy15   on Feb 17, 2017
replied to Trail Bikes - So much has changed!
 
Yup.... Specailized and Norco! The Stumpjumper and Optic are sweet bikes. Also check out Santa Cruz..... Just my $0.02.....    :)
bikerboy15   on Feb 16, 2017
replied to 2x10- 1x conversion
 
Thanks for that! That is really interesting and useful! I was wondering is there any negative effects or things that I should consider before actually doing this? Just wanted to make sure...
bikerboy15   on Feb 16, 2017
replied to MTB gps unit vs. smart phone gps app?
 
Same! Love the thing..... my vivoactive is great plus I like to run, swim etc. so i can do that with the vivoactive!
bikerboy15   on Feb 16, 2017
replied to MTB gps unit vs. smart phone gps app?
 
@Matt please be sure to add a review and pictures of your vivoactive!
bikerboy15   on Feb 15, 2017
replied to 2x10- 1x conversion
 
What would my gear range be with a 30t chainring and 11-36 rear cassette? Will it be a pretty good all round?
@kawazoomer I agree that herds of insects or animals will likely do more damage, but I think what Greg has trying to be saying is. Although for your benefit and out of courtesy for other riders riding when it's wet is not advisable. And do you honestly like riding rutted trails? Does it make your…
bikerboy15   on Feb 14, 2017
replied to Its been a while
 
If you can afford the Sync'r then I would endorse that. It will be an even better bike in the long run then the Line.
bikerboy15   on Feb 14, 2017
replied to Upgrades and Rides today?
 
Out of interest what's your new steed?
bikerboy15   on Feb 14, 2017
replied to 2x10- 1x conversion
 
Mine is non-symmetrical... now all I have to do is wait until April 28th to get that chainring ughhh! Thanks for your help Alvin!
bikerboy15   on Feb 14, 2017
replied to Its been a while
 
What's your budget?
bikerboy15   on Feb 14, 2017
replied to 2x10- 1x conversion
 
would this work? http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/race-face-narrow-wide-single-chainring/rp-prod109723   cant tell is its a non-symmetrical.
Not bad... looks kinda burly though with those tires... I wonder if any other brands are in the process of coming out with a 29+ FS??
bikerboy15   on Feb 14, 2017
added a review of * Mountain Bike Action
 

Lots of helpful info, Occasionally funny, Great reviews on gear and bikes, Affordable, Interesting ads...
bikerboy15   on Feb 14, 2017
started a topic: 2x10- 1x conversion
 
Sorry to add ANOTHER conversion thread but if somebody could give me a little bit of help that would be awesome. As the title states I want to change my bike (http://www.fujibikes.com/usa/bikes/mountain/trail/reveal/reveal-27-5-1-1)...
bikerboy15   on Feb 13, 2017
replied to need help to instal shox
 
check with the manufacturer and also check what the stock shock length is if it isnt 210x60 it probably aint happening..  
bikerboy15   on Feb 13, 2017
replied to Questionnaire for Mountain Bikers
 
You could make a survey....!   ;)
bikerboy15   on Feb 13, 2017
replied to 29+ RockShox PIKE?
 
Dang that crazy! I'll bet the 29 riders are stoked! The Yari looks like a really cool fork for affordable great quality upgrades...? DO you think you guys will have the opportunity...
 
',)   :)  
 
Is there anything else I should consider or think about/ try? If anybody else who has worked to get permission to build trails has anything to say, go right ahead! :P
bikerboy15   on Feb 13, 2017
replied to Upgrades and Rides today?
 
Cool! I'll be sure to pop my rides on hear, will be sweet to see what all the other riders out there are doing... ',:)
bikerboy15   on Feb 13, 2017
replied to Cleaning Stanchions... and other stuff
 
Great thanks for the help, I will deff. be getting some of this SC1 spray...!
bikerboy15   on Feb 13, 2017
replied to Mountain Bike for Pre-Teen
 
Man the 1x may be great for him but coming from a teen, I wish I had better suspension on my first "real" mtb. It is something that I appreciate now on...
sick!!! I will totally have to check those places out! always looking for new trails to ride....
Greg did you mean this system adds extra Weight?? you said eight... :)
THe stem is WAY! to long... But then again it IS a hybrid....
bikerboy15   on Feb 10, 2017
replied to Any gay bikers out there?
 
nope
bikerboy15   on Feb 9, 2017
replied to Cleaning Stanchions... and other stuff
 
Yeah I have a gearclean brush, and a special chain cleaning brush... thanks for the tips @Raymond! Will definitely be getting some of the SC1!!!
bikerboy15   on Feb 9, 2017
started a topic: Cleaning Stanchions... and other stuff
 
So of course everybody makes sure to keep their lowers dirt free, and their stanchions nice and clean. But how do you do it. Do you use a special cleaner or a...
Yeah well they rereleased it so im guessing that all the issues that they were having have been resolved...
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