PaulJ110Granny Gear

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PaulJ110   on Jan 28, 2019
replied to Anyone wear MTB pants (not tights)?
 
I wear these when it's below 40F : https://www.eddiebauer.com/product/Mens-Guide-Pro-Lined-Pants/12951203?showProducts=111&previousPage=type&pSrch=guide%20pro They aren't designed for MTB but they work really well. Super comfortable and stretchy enough to not notice when riding. If it's below freezing, I'll...
 
Can you expand on the lower cost full-sus bikes, particularly the stance, not handling the beating of everyday riding? I haven't been riding for very long but even the lower cost bikes...
 
I agree with stumpyfsr. Hardtails are great but full squish is where it's at. The Giant Stance 2 is a little over your budget at $1365, but this time of year you...
PaulJ110   on Apr 4, 2017
replied to Beginner Mountain Bike??
 
Norco's website shows the Charger 7.2 for about the same price as the Rockhopper Expert and the Fathom 2. Again, if I was racing and/or using it for paved riding as well,...
PaulJ110   on Mar 31, 2017
replied to Beginner Mountain Bike??
 
Wheel size depends on what you want to do/type of riding. The 29 inch wheels will roll faster and roll over objects better. The 27.5 inch wheels will be more nimble and...
PaulJ110   on Mar 31, 2017
replied to Beginner Mountain Bike??
 
As azdb said, the number of options is almost limitless. To help narrow it down, consider if you want to buy from a shop or not. I had a specific shop that...
PaulJ110   on Mar 30, 2017
replied to Beginner Mountain Bike??
 
That Fathom seems like an excellent deal. If I was near the $1000 range, that's what I would go with. I started about a year ago with a Rockhopper sport. It was...
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