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dlawson   on Jun 21, 2019
replied to Having a hard time finding the right bike
I recommend joining your local mountainbike club, then go to the next monthly meeting and ask around.  I can almost guarantee that you will find experienced riders that would love to help...
A forum is a difficult place to get helpful information on tires.  We should all have to include where we ride, what type of bike/rims we have and what air pressure we...
Cool article, Jeff - What about a reader poll for the BEST places to eat near the BEST Mountain Bike Trails in the World? I am currently planning stops for an upcoming trip to the Southeast and can't wait to give Betty's a try after riding Cold Mountain. I will also add: - Switchback Smokehouse…
dlawson   on May 4, 2019
replied to tire pressure
When Stan’s started making tubeless rims, they used a pretty good formula that you can still use as a starting point. Riding weight in pounds divided by 7 = X psi.  Front: X...
dlawson   on Mar 7, 2019
replied to What upgrades with $500
Spending the money on a trip sounds like a great idea .... but I just noticed the Pro’s Closet up in Boulder just listed some pretty nice DT Swiss wheelsets.  If the...
dlawson   on Dec 13, 2018
replied to Replacement for WTB WeirWolf
Adding modern tires to your classic hardtail is sure to make your rides more fun.  There are a lot of great tires available so it won't be hard to make a good...
dlawson   on Oct 29, 2018
added a photo of Pivot Mach 5
Pivot Mach 5 with a 27.5 wheel up front and a 26" in the rear.
dlawson   on Oct 29, 2018
spec'd a bike: Pivot Mach 5
dlawson   on Oct 29, 2018
spec'd a bike: Pivot Mach 429
dlawson   on Sep 10, 2018
replied to Opinions Welcome: Upgrade or keep saving?
I think it could be a good upgrade if you find a deal on a used Fox 34. I bought a 2013 Stumpjumper HT last spring while I was between bikes.  The Stumpjumper...
dlawson   on Aug 17, 2018
replied to Do you ride "on" or "in" your bike?
Good question, I had to give this one some thought.  I had a good ride this afternoon and don’t really remember noticing my bike. I noticed parts of my bike, like I noticed...
You can have fun on a lot of different bikes and what you enjoy most could change as your skills develop.  I enjoy the challenge of riding technical trails on a 29”...
dlawson   on Jul 11, 2018
added a review of Pivot Mach 5

I found a good deal on a Pivot Mach 5 in February of 2018. I had been riding a Mach...
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