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I’m north of Tucson also. I rode part of the 50 year Trail a while back. I usually ride the trails behind our development (Saddlebrooke Ranch) but have ridden the 24hr Trail and near the church off oracle. I think I need to try the 50 year Trail from the state park. Maybe I’ll see…
I started riding again after a few years also, about 2 years ago. I’m now 68 and loving every minute of it. My biggest problem is I could use a new bike, and the prices certainly have changed in 20 years. Oh well I’m still having fun and staying in shape on the old bike.…
I also ride alone. I'm 67 and like Jack above there aren't to many riders my age or that would want to ride with an "old man". But I usually rode alone 20 years ago. I enjoy it I usually just explore the area here and don't usually ride to fast, alone I can go…
fsherfy   on Nov 13, 2016
replied to The pluses of 29er over 27.5
 
Still new here could someone please  explain boost compatible to me. I l think it has to do with wider wheel hubs. I.e. Longer axles.  But not sure. Thanks
After reading all of this good information, which explains a lot. I'm thinking I should pick my next bike by the color I prefer.
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After reading all of this good information, which explains a lot. I'm thinking I should pick my next bike by the color I prefer.
fsherfy   on Nov 2, 2016
replied to Why Should I Upgrade To Discs
 
Thanks Jeff and Keith. Searching for a new bike and having never ridden a bike with disks just wondered what the major difference was.
fsherfy   on Oct 26, 2016
replied to Why Should I Upgrade To Discs
 
Related,are hydrolic disks way better than mechanical or just a nice upgrade?
fsherfy   on Oct 26, 2016
replied to Old
 
Triton189 you have no idea how young 54 sounds lol. Thanks for your response, I'm very happy to be back into MTB. But boy a lot has changed since I last was riding....
fsherfy   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to 27.5x3.0
 
John,Jeff and mulehead. Thanks fo your response all very helpful. As I can't and don't want to spend 3 or 4K on a bike. So it's good to hear that at least...
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fsherfy   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to Why Should I Upgrade To Discs
 
I'm also still riding with rim brakes. And the seem ok, but personally I can't wait to try disks.
fsherfy   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to 27.5x3.0
 
John,Jeff and mulehead. Thanks fo your response all very helpful. As I can't and don't want to spend 3 or 4K on a bike. So it's good to hear that at least...
fsherfy   on Oct 25, 2016
started a topic: Old
 
Are there any other old guys here. I'm 67 and just got back into riding again on an old stumpjumper, after moving to Arizona earlier thes year.  And now I'm now I'm...
fsherfy   on Oct 21, 2016
replied to Motobecane reviews
 
I've also been looking a lot at the bikes direct website. Does anyone have any experience with them? I have heard of bikes arriving in not the best condition. Also the prices...
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Verndozier, how was the service with bikes direct?  I'm looking for a new bike, and their prices seem almost to good to be true. And the website is a little hard to...
fsherfy   on Oct 17, 2016
replied to Gloves or No Gloves?
 
Always wear gloves. One good crash in gravel and you will too.
fsherfy   on Oct 17, 2016
started a topic: 27.5x3.0
 
Does anyone have any experience with the new plus size tire bikes? I have just moved to Arizona and there is quite a lot of sand on the trails that I've been...
fsherfy   on Oct 15, 2016
commented on Buyer's Guide: Budget Hardtail Mountain Bikes
 
Someone tell me more about bikes direct. I've heard stories about bikes arriving not in the best condition, etc. the prices seem almost to good to be true.
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