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on Nov 21, 2018
Personally I wouldn't use jeans if you think you might also need a rain jacket. They get wet easily and NEVER dry out. 50 years ago when I was green as grass...
on Sep 17, 2018
No more REI or Dicks for me.
I wish businesses would steer clear of politics. Mountain bikers have some issues that are political in nature - access to trails in wilderness study areas is one that could be debated....
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on Sep 17, 2018
I haven't done a lot of mountain biking in the cold - plenty at 35-50 degrees but not much at subfreezing as I don't find it any fun, but have done some...
on Sep 16, 2018
Newbe middle aged man
I live about 1/2 miles from the Great Divide Mountain Bike trail which goes from Banff, Canada to Mexico. . You'd be surprised how many of the folks doing the 2800 mile...
on Sep 10, 2018
Crash on new bike
Last year I got a new bike from Salsa and actually decided to read the manual that came with it. The manual stated in clear terms about downhill jumping and free riding...
on Sep 6, 2018
How hard do you push when you ride?
I think it should depend on the purpose of the ride so there's no correct answer. If you are training, which I would define as trying to increase stamina, strength, aerobic capacity,...
on May 31, 2018
Is the old fart in shape?
Having done treadmill tests on veterans for 25+ years I would say that if you can bike for an hour you are better than most of your peers, by far. The flip...
on May 30, 2018
I think wearing a helmet is a good idea. Having said that the hard data that helmets reduce injuries is scanty. The reasons relate to the laws of unintended consequences - wearing...