ericshellBunny Hop

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WELL SAID!
ericshell   1 week ago
started a topic: What is going on with the GT brand?
 
Can anyone tell me what the deal is with GT? I hear rumors and I am wondering what everyone else is hearing. I hear that they are concentrating on Dicks Sporting Goods with...
WOW..What a reply. Check..Mate.
Im 54 and I ride a GT Pantera. with plus tires. I climb fine and corner fine. Im not sure about the "Too much for human power to move" Old dudes rule
Like always ..You have a very nice and diplomatic reply!!
"Quality plus tires are just too heavy for human-powered mountain biking"...Its time to turn your man card in...I see your point..sorta..on the other points. I do make those big nasty tires turn and I am an old 54 yr old human. The other points. I see what you are saying but I never had any…
Been riding hard tails forever. I have a GT Pantera Expert. I am surprised GT didnt make the cut. But the Stache is an awesome ride
ericshell   1 week ago
replied to Bikepacking Glen Edendon Scotland
 
Love Scotland. Lived there (Glasgow) for 2 years. I miss it alot.  Especially Sauchiehall street. Hikes thru the Highlands. Never biked there.
Well....For me its dollars and cents. The 2017 GT bike I bought had tube tires. It will cost me roughly $550 to upgrade. Ill keep my tubes thank you
ericshell   on Aug 3, 2017
answered a question about
 
Look for gentle rolling flowing trails. In Central Pa we have Swatera Park and Core Creek. Stay away from rocky...
 
There are ALOT in that range in hardtails. I like my GT Pantera Expert. Work the sales guys for a few hundred off. I like the 27.5 plus bikes.
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I agree 110% with Dr Sweets! Great advise
I was riding an saw a rebar sticking out of the middle of the trail. It was about 3 to 4 inches exposed. CLEARLY a booby trap.I stopped and removed it. People are INSANE
ericshell   on Jul 8, 2017
replied to If I knew then...
 
Learn how to ride before you buy a expensive MTB. Dont be "That Guy" with a $8000 Santa Cruz and cant even ride it . And the only way to learn is...
ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
replied to Santa Cruz
 
Cant go wrong !! Great bike
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ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
replied to MTB Photo Post
 
Down load Trail Forks! OR Mountain Bike project..Bot very good apps
ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
added a photo of Blue Marsh
 
Blue Marsh Lake. Berks County Pennsylvania
ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
replied to Climbing struggles!
 
I recommend listening to the Single Tracks mountain bike Podcast "Hacks to improve your bike climbs"
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ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
replied to Oldest Mountain bikers
 
Im 54! I started riding on trails in the 70s before there was "mountain bikes" or Mountain Bike Trails. (They were called mini bike trails back then) I rode a department store...
ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
replied to Climbing struggles!
 
Alot of it is mental. Your head will quit before your stamina does. As I climb I look about 20 feet in front and say to my self. "Ok get to that...
ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
answered a question about
 
Why? Unless you are so lazy (or out of shape) that you need an electric bike for a beginner trail....
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ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
answered a question about
 
See question and answer right above ..
ericshell   on Jun 30, 2017
spec'd a bike: GT Pantera Expert
 
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