About MeI'm currently living in Holt, Michigan and riding as much as my work, wife, and daughter will let me.
My Bikes 1
I can't ride....55! via Strava
Wet rocks, slimey roots, and foggy glasses at McCarthy Hill State Forest via Strava
No rain at Moraine, but thoroughly drenched all the same. via Strava
Winn it's a four-day weekend--we ride! via Strava
Humidity 1 Jared 0 Winn ? via Strava
When I lived in Montana, I religiously used a Dakine 30L pack. Tools, food, jacket, water and thankfully stuff that I never needed like poncho, emergency blanket, etc etc. I moved to...
Ah, so the steeper STA doesn't directly lengthen the wheelbase, but it allows a longer front center to be comfortable. Got it, thanks for the clarification!
I'm not sure how the STA plays into wheelbase, but the slacker HTA and longer top tube are definite factors. IMO, a longer front center and shorter chainstay is where it's at! Shorter chainstays tends to make a bike feel more playful and easier to manual. My point was I wonder what was more of…
Very interesting article, Matt! The two stats that jumped out at me were the change in HTA and the "massive" shortening of the chainstays. I'm all for slacker angles/more travel, but I wonder what the driving force behind the shorter CSs was. It could have been engineers were finally figuring it out, or maybe it…
So lost, so fun at Ogemaw Hills via Strava
The tale of two trails at Rifle River Rec Area via Strava
The 9th Annual Wydaho Rendezvous Festival is Labor Day weekend. It has a lot of people there during the weekend, but we had the trails practically to ourselves starting Sunday around noon. It is an epic time!
Tour of MCF by CMMBA via Strava
I'm a big fan of technical climbs (probably because you're supposed to take them slow and I suck at going uphill fast!)
The biggest improvement I saw when attempting technical climbs happened when...
Quick stop photo op @WLT via Strava
Least dedicated or most efficient? ???? @MMCC w/EPIC via Strava
Pleasantly surprised by #70: Pine Haven Rec Area via Strava