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Grand Junction // Colorado

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Just started riding in Oct 2017.

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I usually take my time on straight aways.
I've seen a few women on 29ers around here.
GJmtb   3 weeks ago
replied to tire pressure
I've only been riding for about a year and a half, but I did go lower tire pressure when I switched over to tubeless. Yes, weight, terrain should be in the calculation....
GJmtb   3 weeks ago
replied to Backcountry.com
Have bought from them before, not bike related though. I would buy from them again.
GJmtb   on Apr 12, 2019
replied to Riding on horse trails
"My question is, are we seriously not to enter horse trails at all? Just passing by at least?" Yes, you should have not gone there at all, what so ever.
GJmtb   on Apr 10, 2019
replied to 6K Bike at Walmart?
The people who shop at Walmart, do not have the money for a 6K bike.
GJmtb   on Apr 9, 2019
replied to How do you feel about litter on the trail?
I don't believe I've ever seen any on the trail yet, around here it's very clean.
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GJmtb   on Apr 9, 2019
replied to Looking for help/guidance
I say start off on the Giant Stance, you should be just fine on most trails.
GJmtb   on Apr 5, 2019
replied to Shimano Brakes Howling
Never had this happen, just some squeaking. Just needs to be cleaned with some 90% alcohol.
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GJmtb   on Apr 5, 2019
replied to Camping in/near Salida CO
Have not been to Salida, but I'm pretty sure there is alot of dispersed camping around. 14er trailheads are a good place to start.
GJmtb   on Mar 24, 2019
replied to advice on bike for beginner
I would checkout your local bike shop for advice on a bike.
From Tuesday's ride Pet-E-Kes.
Last week did Mary's Loop and some trails in Lunch Loop area. Should get out at least two more times this week.
GJmtb   on Mar 7, 2019
replied to Moab vs Bryce / Zion / Sedona
No mountain biking in Zion or Bryce, but definitely checkout the hiking in both parks.  Definitely hit Gooseberry Mesa (MTBing), as well.
GJmtb   on Feb 20, 2019
replied to 29er Trail Tires
Just put on some 29 x 2.6 Specialized Butcher Grid (F), Purgatory Grid (R), very nice setup, $60 per tire, running about 22-23 lbs.
GJmtb   on Jan 28, 2019
replied to Anyone wear MTB pants (not tights)?
I still wear shorts down to 36 degrees, so far.
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Nothing still, but maybe by the end of this week, something will be doable.
GJmtb   on Jan 26, 2019
replied to How do you handle cycling withdrawal?
Hiking. Yesterday was 5 weeks since my last ride.
It just feels great to get out and ride.
Not around here GJ/Loma/Fruita/Palisade.....
GJmtb   on Jan 20, 2019
replied to Post Pictures Of Your Rigs Here! (Part 2)
Specialized 2017 Camber
GJmtb   on Jan 16, 2019
replied to First ride photos of the new year
From my last ride 21 Dec. Horse Thief Bench.  
No problem like that around here for Mountain Bike riding, but the CNM is getting more visitors/hikers I believe, not mountain biking in the CNM, but you never know.
GJmtb   on Jan 9, 2019
replied to March Trip - Struggling for Ideas
Checkout Moab and/or the Grand Valley.
Will try to get out to Moab, and some stuff about 30 miles from my place, around 9000 ft. Also, try to get over to some stuff about 50-100 miles south of...
GJmtb   on Dec 26, 2018
replied to Christmas shredding
Awesome. I did not ride yesterday.
GJmtb   on Dec 22, 2018
replied to Playing in the mud?
If possible I will not ride in mud.
GJmtb   on Dec 21, 2018
replied to FS bike weight - today's standards
Anyone know the weight of a 2017 FSR Camber or where I can find it?
Don't forget us on the western side of the USA. GJ, Moab, has some pretty nice riding.
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Very cool. Yeah, it is a long drive, just have to spend more time around here.
GJmtb   on Dec 7, 2018
replied to Do you haggle over prices with your LBS?
So far have only made smaller purchases. I also shop on-line for better prices and better selection of gear.
GJmtb   on Dec 6, 2018
replied to Bike wash
I use Pedro's Fizz for cleaning. I also QD/sealant/wax the bike at least 2-3 times a month (paint, tires). Clean brake rotors, shocks, chain (wipe down/lube).
GJmtb   on Dec 5, 2018
replied to New clothes
Thanks. What you should do is visit your local bike shops and see what is available, talk to them about what trails you would like to ride, and what would be a...
GJmtb   on Nov 29, 2018
replied to Coyote Attacks
I've seen at least one I believe about 5 times the last 3 plus years in the same area here in GJ. Got pics.
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