Matthew LeoGranny Gear

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I'm 58 years old, and I don't do really much crazy stuff anymore because it takes longer to bounce back from injuries, and I've got enough old ones that I'm nursing along. ...
All of North America, even parts that *look* like wilderness, are profoundly affected by human activities, and one of the big invisible ones is the elimination of top level predators like wolves, which were reintroduced to Northwest Wyoming in the 90s, but whose populations are still precarious. In nature, everything is food for something else,…
I think at a very least Class 1 and 2 eBikes should be allowed for handicapped riders and senior citizens. You might allow electric wheeled transport in places you don't allow mountain bikes at all for those groups. Beyond that, I think you have to look at it on a case by case basis based…
Recently the company that made Hite-Rites found a bunch of new old stock and put them on eBay for $48. They still show as available. A dropper post is definitely the way to go for most people, but for weight weenies and cheap people, it's still a great idea.
My first bike was a 1985 Peugeot Canyon Express, which according to the Peugeot catalog that year weighed "29.9 pounds", which is an optimistic way of saying "30 pounds". In some ways if you shortened the chainstays and put a suspension fork in it, it would look a lot like a modern hard tail with…
Dude, I bought my first mountain bike in 1985. It cost around $450 or something like that, which in 2019 dollars would amount to around $1000.
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