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06-18-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By medic75

Son's first MTB race

My son completed in his first race on Sunday. I had mentioned it to him about a month ago and he wasn't interested because it was a race. I tried to explain that he doesn't have to race, and that...
06-11-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 132,606
Posted By medic75

This is from tonight's ride. I had to forgo the...

This is from tonight's ride. I had to forgo the gravel bike and use the mountain bike for this ride. There are sections that are a little too rough for the 700x40 tires on my gravel bike.
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06-11-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,298
Posted By medic75

Interestingly enough, many people had the same...

Interestingly enough, many people had the same thought I did - inflation. If you look at bikes from the 70s & 80s, considering inflation, you will realize that today's bikes are relatively cheap....
05-28-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By medic75

I second the "store it extended" comment. As for...

I second the "store it extended" comment. As for clamping it, Seth's Bike Hacks did a youtube video about it and how to do it right. This subject is the new tubeless vs tube or clipless vs flats...
05-20-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,202
Posted By medic75

It is my understanding, and I may be wrong, that...

It is my understanding, and I may be wrong, that steel is much more resilient. Each bump, drop, rough road, etc. causes the frame to flex. Steel can supposedly be subjected to an infinite amount of...
05-18-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By medic75

I got it out on some real singletrack for the...

I got it out on some real singletrack for the first time today. I have to admit that I am completely impressed. I was a bit apprehensive initially, going from a 17 year old 26 inch mtb to a 29+,...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,924,733
Posted By medic75

Thanks, but there is no need to honor us. We get...

Thanks, but there is no need to honor us. We get up and go to work just like everybody else. Most kids have dreams of what they want to be when they grow up and some are lucky enough to have those...
Forum: Commuting
05-16-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,924,733
Posted By medic75

Got into a little mud this morning while...

Got into a little mud this morning while attempting to avoid some construction. I had been questioning if I should put the slick tires back on, but that is no longer a question to be considered.
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05-10-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By medic75

I did to a point. Instead of my typical commute...

I did to a point. Instead of my typical commute on my gravel bike this morning, I rode this. I figured it was the best way to get the brakes bed in prior to heading out on the trail. A few more...
05-10-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By medic75

New bike is here!

I picked this up after work yesterday. As you can see in the outside pic, it started to rain as soon as I picked it up. It has been raining since, so the new toy is sitting in the basement and will...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,924,733
Posted By medic75

2017 Raleigh Cadent 2 This is my commuter, fun,...

2017 Raleigh Cadent 2
This is my commuter, fun, & anything but MTB trail bike. I justified the purchase by promising myself that I would ride it to work every day the weather would allow. I have...
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