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barrygxnz   on Dec 6, 2017
spec'd a bike: Turner 5.Spot
 
Good points well written. However, I don't think I'm going to forward it on to my significant other! She worries...
Voted! Easy as.................. Do it, you Georgia riders, you know you want to. Cheers Barry
barrygxnz   on Nov 7, 2013
added a comment on We Want to Hear Your Thoughts on 650b/27.5
 
Horses for courses.My 26" 5 Spot is perfect for the gnarly rocky rooty trails in South Florida, and my 29"...
Water pipe foam insulation works great for padding the frame tubes, forks, crank arms. I always take my derailleur off...
barrygxnz   on Oct 9, 2013
added a comment on Editors' Choice: Best MTB Gear of 2013
 
I've had zero problems with my Eggbeaters, despite a certain laissez affaire attitude to maintenance. I guess I'm not strong...
I don't see buying a new bike just because it has the currently trendy wheel size. My 5 Spot will...
barrygxnz   on Sep 17, 2013
added a comment on Review: Orange Seal Tubeless Kit
 
Did you use a standard floor pump to inflate the first time, or a compressor?
barrygxnz   on Aug 28, 2013
added a comment on Review: SUGOI RSX Short
 
$180 MSRP !!!??? Someone's taking the piss. There's no reason for a pair of shorts to be priced at this...
barrygxnz   on Aug 28, 2013
added a comment on Trip Report: Torridon and Skye Tour, Scotland
 
22 degrees is Celsius, BTW :-) There are some brilliant places in this world, aren't there? Just one more for the...
barrygxnz   on Aug 20, 2013
added a comment on How To Be Slow on a Mountain Bike
 
Nearing 66, I had a good laugh and a lot of identification with your words, mate! 'Fast' and 'slow' are...
barrygxnz   on Jul 1, 2013
added a comment on Opinion: 24-Hour Racing Alive and Well
 
With the demise of the Georgia 24 Hour, it is very frustrating for those of us primed for this year...
barrygxnz   on Jun 19, 2013
added a comment on High Altitude Mountain Biking: Risk and Reward
 
Getting the cog railway down may not be an option if you don't have tickets and the train is full....
barrygxnz   on Jun 19, 2013
added a comment on Review: Lezyne Classic Dirt Drive Floor Pump
 
I've had my Silca floor pump for going on 30 years now, have replacedthe leather washer twice. Simple classic which...
barrygxnz   on Jun 7, 2013
added a comment on Review: Shimano CE-S50X Glasses
 
Yes, I have Ryders with interchangeable lenses, and I think they were $79(?) retail. I also have Rudys with interchangeable...
barrygxnz   on Jun 6, 2013
added a comment on Review: Shimano CE-S50X Glasses
 
Truth be told, $115 is an inflated price for any sunglasses. The mark up on glasses/frames is outrageous considering what...
barrygxnz   on May 30, 2013
added a comment on News: 24 Hours of Georgia Canceled
 
I was bummed to hear this yesterday, as were all my team mates who did the 24HOG last year, our...
barrygxnz   on May 23, 2013
added a comment on An Inconvenient Fish
 
Nice article showing all the ramifications of trail closure. As you say, plenty of options around the Springs, and if...
barrygxnz   on Feb 8, 2013
added a comment on Mountain Bike Brakes Buyer's Guide
 
I'm sure you can't list everything, but I'd recommend Hope braking systems as the best I've tried. FWIW Cheers Barry
barrygxnz   on Feb 7, 2013
added a comment on Singletracks News and Updates
 
Beer taste-off! Love that place, but dangerously close to you. I guess we can expect a certain lack of afternoon...
barrygxnz   on Dec 20, 2012
added a comment on Riding the Top 10 MTB Trails in the World, Part 1
 
Perhaps your system could rank or re-rank by region. I'd think Blankets is in the top 10 for Georgia, but...
barrygxnz   on Dec 8, 2012
added a review of Hope Tech M4
 

Beautiful machining, solid one piece calipers make for a very solid feel. Excellent modulation.
barrygxnz   on Dec 7, 2012
added FSA ?
 
Threaded
barrygxnz   on Dec 7, 2012
added Mavic 321
 
Stan's converted
barrygxnz   on Dec 7, 2012
added Thomson ?
 
100mm
barrygxnz   on Dec 7, 2012
added a photo of Turner 5.Spot
 
My bike
barrygxnz   on Dec 7, 2012
added Selle Italia Flite
 
Titanium rails
I'd love to mount my I-Phone on my bars, but after a massive get-off at 2am at 24 Hours of...
barrygxnz   on Oct 17, 2012
added a comment on Mountain Biking Road Trip: NorCal!
 
Your description of the Rim Trail has me remembering my 50K (running) race there. All the time I was thinking...
barrygxnz   on Oct 12, 2012
added a comment on Bikepacking the Colorado Trail: Days 4-6
 
You don't mention lightning, but I know that's a mid-afternoon hazard up high. Did you take shelter for that, or...
barrygxnz   on Sep 27, 2012
added a review of West Delray Regional Park
 

We rode this trail for the first time - last night! Testing lights for the Georgia 24 Hour next month....
barrygxnz   on Jun 26, 2012
added a comment on Five Trails that Beat the Heat in Colorado
 
I hope you guys in CO don't get flamed out by the fires. Thinking of you - stay safe. Cheers Barry
Is the Runtastic app the free one? I just downloaded it, will try it later. Not sure the elevation aspect...
barrygxnz   on May 17, 2012
added a comment on Emergency Prep for Mountain Biking
 
Add: duct tape. No joke. Surgical gloves take up no space. Matches/firestarter flint. A couple of spare spokes in...
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