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addy87   on Aug 13, 2018
replied to Advice please
 
They still make kickstands?!?  OK, seriously, I don’t know of anyone who uses one, from roadies to mtb’rs. And I spend my money on dropper posts and other such stuff as well;...
addy87   on Aug 12, 2018
updated Route 66 Trail conditions to Good
 
addy87   on Aug 12, 2018
replied to Share mountain bike deals here
 
Shimano GR7 shoes for $82.00 from ProBikeKit. List price is $130. UK company but they ship worldwide. Just takes a bit longer to get stuff but I’ll post how long the wait...
addy87   on Aug 8, 2018
added a review of Route 66 Trail
 

This is a nicely maintained and signed trail. The main trail and the Santa Monica loop don't have a lot...
addy87   on Aug 7, 2018
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addy87   on Aug 6, 2018
updated Route 66 Trail conditions to Good
 
addy87   on Aug 3, 2018
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addy87   on Aug 3, 2018
added a review of Binder Lake
 

I need to lower a couple other trail reviews.... Nicely marked trails, well kept, nice scenery and lots of challenges. That...
addy87   on Aug 2, 2018
updated Binder Lake conditions to Good
 
addy87   on Aug 1, 2018
updated Sac River Trail conditions to Good
 
‘I suspect Iowa (the location of the story) has quite a bit more of these same types of “roads”. Rural Iowa roads generally aren’t tree lined; they’re lined with corn. I too suspect alcohol...
addy87   on Aug 1, 2018
replied to Parts: LBS or Online
 
I needed pedals (I wanted XT) and went to a LBS and he charged me $20 more than what XTR pedals cost.  I understand needing to make a profit but I’ll never go...
addy87   on Aug 1, 2018
added 2 photos.
 
addy87   on Aug 1, 2018
added a review of Sac River Trail
 

Being from muddy Illinois, I was expecting rocks but perhaps not that many rocks. There are roots too, but it's...
addy87   on Jul 30, 2018
replied to Creaking noise
 
I’ve had this go both ways; loose crank and most recently, bad pedals.  My recent issue sounded like it was the crank but when I upgraded pedals, sure enough, it was a...
addy87   on Jul 23, 2018
added a review of The Cyclery Alton
 

Went there looking for a Bontrager Rally helmet and while they had to order it, it arrived quite quickly. While...
addy87   on Jul 23, 2018
added The Cyclery Alton
 
The Cyclery Alton
addy87   on Jul 22, 2018
spec'd a bike: Specialized HardRock
 
addy87   on Jul 22, 2018
added a photo of Trek Roscoe 8
 
Roscoe ready to go....
addy87   on Jul 16, 2018
added a review of Trek Roscoe 8
 

Dropper post, tubeless ready, fork, components are good for an entry level hardtail, affordable, worth upgrading if you want to....
Thank you for take the time to quantify this. Ironically enough, I was wondering the difference myself as I have switched to MTB trails recently. As a 35+ year runner, the soccer comparison is perfect. I did a stress test not that long ago and inadvertently found out that my interval training allowed me to…
addy87   on Jul 12, 2018
added a review of SIUE
 

Rode a week ago. Storm damage from the previous week was evident as there was a tree toppled on 4....
addy87   on Jul 6, 2018
spec'd a bike: Trek Roscoe 8
 
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