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About Me

I'm currently living in Holt, Michigan and riding as much as my work, wife, and daughter will let me.

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Jared13   2 days ago
rode 4.6 miles at Highland Mountain Bike Park
 

Dirt Jumpin' Around @ Sherwood Forest in HBP via Strava
Jared13   2 days ago
rode 8.5 miles at Highland Mountain Bike Park
 

It's the Final Countdown @ Highland Bike Park via Strava
Jared13   2 days ago
updated Highland Mountain Bike Park conditions to Good
 
Jared13   3 days ago
answered a question about
 
Yes, it is across the street from the trail in the back left(northeast) side of the parking lot.
Jared13   4 days ago
rode 7.8 miles at Diamond Hill State Park
 

Took a road to Rhode Island and rode (not rowed) an awesome trail! via Strava
Jared13   4 days ago
updated Diamond Hill State Park conditions to Good
 
Jared13   5 days ago
rode 18.1 miles at Kingdom Trails
 

HT MTB @ KT, VT via Strava
Jared13   5 days ago
updated Kingdom Trails conditions to Good
 
Jared13   6 days ago
rode 10.9 miles at Bradbury Mt State Park
 

Maine-iacs built this trail! Bradbury Mountain State Park via Strava
Jared13   6 days ago
updated Bradbury Mt State Park conditions to Good
 
Jared13   1 week ago
rode 16.2 miles at Rockland Preserve
 

The aptly named Rockland Preserve, CT via Strava
Jared13   1 week ago
updated Rockland Preserve conditions to Good
 
Jared13   1 week ago
rode 7.9 miles at Belmont Conservation
 

Going full fixie in Massachusetts via Strava
Jared13   1 week ago
replied to Are MTB Clinics Worthwhile?
 
I have done a handful of clinics, ranging from free/super inexpensive as part of a festival to a couple hundred dollars as part of a multi-day clinic. All of them did a good...
Jared13   2 weeks ago
rode 51.3 miles at Big M
 

Supreme Log Jumping and Unintentional Drifting Champion of All Time @ NCT and Big M via Strava
Jared13   2 weeks ago
updated Big M conditions to Good
 
Jared13   3 weeks ago
rode 9.9 miles at Hunters Ridge
 

WLT with EPIC, now with free post-ride bike wash! via Strava
Jared13   3 weeks ago
updated Hunters Ridge conditions to Good
 
Jared13   on May 27, 2018
rode 28.1 miles at Big M
 

New trail day! Nailing the pace game at Big M via Strava
Jared13   on May 27, 2018
updated Big M conditions to Good
 
Jared13   on May 25, 2018
rode 12.1 miles at Rose Lake State Wildlife Research Area
 

Visiting an old friend via Strava
Jared13   on May 23, 2018
replied to Helmets ??
 
Yes (sigh) I wear a helmet, but I do not feel compelled to do so and I believe their value is greatly overstated How much is your life worth? How about your ability...
Jared13   on May 21, 2018
replied to Got a "home" trail?
 
The bad news is, I have to do the work. I would think that falls under the good news category!
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Jared13   on May 21, 2018
replied to Power to height or weight ratios
 
I found this table from Cycling Weekly during a quick Google search: Rider type 5 mins 20 mins 1 hour  Professional 7.0 6.1 6.0  Amateur 3.7 3.3 3.0  Recreational 2.5 2.1 1.8 Regardless of what one's ratio is, I think the goal would be to always increase it. Sort...
Jared13   on May 17, 2018
replied to 26" or 29" and 1x11 or 2x10?
 
As for gearing, I actually slightly prefer 2×10 when riding hilly terrain because I can transition from downhill to climbing with a single click of the front deraileur as opposed to cycling...
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Jared13   on May 17, 2018
replied to Got a "home" trail?
 
“Brighton Recreation Area” in MI has got great trails and its the closest trail to me, 10 miles. 2 miles of green trail 9.5ish miles of blue and 7.5 miles of black....
Jared13   on May 14, 2018
replied to Mountain Bike scene in Louisville KY ?
 
If you're going for a visit, definitely hit up the MegaCavern like rajflyboy mentioned. It seemed more dirt jump oriented when I was there but they did have some trails throughout the...
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Jared13   on May 14, 2018
replied to 26" or 29" and 1x11 or 2x10?
 
I'm going to throw this disclaimer before my post: I'm assuming all things are equal like price, build quality, etc etc. I would avoid a 26" wheel because they've all but been replaced...
Jared13   on May 12, 2018
replied to When did you start mountain biking?
 
Wait, this is really interesting. So why did you join Singletracks before even knowing what you were getting into? Jeff, I had a pretty good idea mountain biking was something I was going...
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Gas prices are going up.   Skip the car ride and airline to Phoenix.  Catch a ride to Prescott or Sedona and enjoy a fantastic mountain bike Trip. Bentonville and Michigan are good...
Jared13   on May 10, 2018
replied to When did you start mountain biking?
 
Seven years ago today. I actually joined Singletracks before I went out for my first ride.
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I have not ridden Bentonville (yet) but the Copper Harbor trails and community are pretty unique. There are a bunch of other trail systems in that general area as well that you...
Jared13   on May 9, 2018
rode 26.1 miles at Burchfield
 

Clearing branches and trees, but not my lungs, at Burchfield via Strava
Jared13   on May 9, 2018
updated Burchfield conditions to Good
 
Jared13   on May 7, 2018
rode 6.1 miles at Anderson Park
 

Whole bunch o' Blue at Anderson via Strava
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