Topher OsbornGranny Gear

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I always encourage people to go with a steel hard tail. Here’s why... aside from the fact that a steel hard tail is simply a bad ass choice, it’s also a great bike to learn on. A little extra weight won’t hurt you in the beginning, and a hard tail will teach you to pick…
I think, like anything, it depends entirely on the type of riding you do and your Personal preference. I clip in most of the time. I love the feel when riding CX, which is mostly what I ride. Also I ride a steel hard tail. So clipping in helps to keep me on the bike…
I’m going to use a quote from the article we just read to give us the answer, ”The rider on the descent side of the equation cannot hear the other rider, and if they meet on a sharp corner the downhill rider will not know that the climbing rider is there until they can see…
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