michaelcoleGranny Gear

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Knowing what bike to get starting out has to be number one . You can spend allot of money on a bike that doesnt work for you and the trails you will be riding
Trails kind of need to be used for single use . Mountaineers hate the motos and horses as they do substantial damage to the trails . Hikers dont care for any of the wheel type uses and probably the same for horses . Its just really difficult to share the trails with these different methods…
Tires should be number one but surprising its not at this time with this survey . You will have a flat or a slow leak before components will fail . You may get 6 months from a tire and if you ride tubeless replacing the goo is important if you dont replace that tire in…
I dont have a problem sitting or hugging the saddle on descents at times . Especially if they are long and quads and calves begin to fade . The saddle lets me know where I am on the bike so standing just above the seat and letting it bump me a bit lets me know…
Mountain biking is like surfing you can go at as a group but you ride as an individual . I have been the person at the slow end at the back of the line and the fastest at the front . Almost always there is somebody faster and slower you will come in contact with…
Yes you hit it right on the head so to speak . You need to take emotion out of the equation while riding . Being euphoric or depressed can get you in trouble on a bike . Staying even not to high and not to low a robot so to speak . Focus on the…
I think the bottom end of a true entry level mountain bike is between $ 800 to a $ 1000 and that would be a hardtail . I have a breezer storm expert . Breezer is working on quality lower end priced bikes There would be market at a price point in that $ 500…
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