aj2018Granny Gear

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Brentwood // California


 

About Me

Just started MTB-ing in late 2018.

My Bikes

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aj2018   on Feb 9, 2019
replied to Alternative to painting a bike frame?
 
Mostly solid green. With your idea, there are some decals I can cover with the wrap.
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As a beginner, my biggest challenge is feeling my lower quads burn during a climb. Lactic acid buildup has always been an issue for me, even when lifting weights.
aj2018   on Feb 6, 2019
replied to Alternative to painting a bike frame?
 
Yeah at this time, anything over $100 to either repaint of put powder coat on my bike costs too much for me. I may have to revisit the wrap vinyl film idea...
aj2018   on Feb 3, 2019
replied to Alternative to painting a bike frame?
 
I ordered the wrap on Amazon last night... then after looking at the small parts and tight areas of the bike, I said forget it and then canceled the order. I'm just...
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aj2018   on Feb 3, 2019
replied to Got a "home" trail?
 
I just found mine last week: Brushy Peak in Livermore, CA. As a beginner, it's enough for me, plus the loop is really short, like 5 miles around. Lots of steep climbing (I walked...
aj2018   on Feb 3, 2019
started a topic: Alternative to painting a bike frame?
 
I have a newer, serviceable full suspension MTB. But I am not a big fan of the color: green. Seems it'll cost an arm and a leg to get it professionally painted....
aj2018   on Jan 29, 2019
added Hawk Hill 2
 
Nice, simple, affordable entry level MTB. Surprised it withstood rocky (some sharp rocks) trail going downhill at 22-25mph.
aj2018   on Jan 28, 2019
added 3 photos.
 
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aj2018   on Jan 28, 2019
added a review of Brushy Peak Regional Preserve
 

I just rode this trail last Saturday and I gotta say it's not for beginners. Sure I'm a beginner, but...
aj2018   on Dec 3, 2018
replied to New bike
 
I've recently decided to try mtn biking as it looks fun and am also looking for a MTB, preferably a FS. I'm a roadie but it seems MTB has more thrills -...
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