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07-30-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By CodyDog

As far as entry level, I have a Rad Rover which...

As far as entry level, I have a Rad Rover which has been problem free. My wife has a Specialized Como which is by far a better bike but twice the cost. I'm a firm believer you get what you pay for.
04-08-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By CodyDog

Hiking goes great with biking, definitely great...

Hiking goes great with biking, definitely great activity to mix.I'll assume with your road bike (Vitus) you are using clip-less biking shoes. Perhaps the position needs to be tweaked. I know for...
04-08-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,453
Posted By CodyDog

You chose a great MTB. Congrats!

You chose a great MTB. Congrats!
03-21-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,885
Posted By CodyDog

We have two ebikes, one Rad Rover and one...

We have two ebikes, one Rad Rover and one Specialized. For the money, the Rad Rover is a great bike. It's very good for street and light dirt roads. This bike is by all means not a MTB. I use it for...
03-20-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,612
Posted By CodyDog

I have ridden my Gravel Bike several times on...

I have ridden my Gravel Bike several times on mountain bike trails. A ton of fun but the body prefers the full suspension on the bumps. Running gravel tires with lower pressures.

...
03-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By CodyDog

Was surprised to see that Triumph manufactures a...

Was surprised to see that Triumph manufactures a MTB.
02-28-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By CodyDog

I'm in the 1X for MTB and 2X for gravel and road...

I'm in the 1X for MTB and 2X for gravel and road camp.
02-28-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By CodyDog

I'm not sure why people say ride a HT first....

I'm not sure why people say ride a HT first. Perhaps they ride hard tails. Although both are Mountain Bikes, there are some significant differences in a hard tail and full suspension bike. Get the...
02-05-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By CodyDog

Very nice.

Very nice.
02-05-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By CodyDog

I like it!

I like it!
01-16-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,898
Posted By CodyDog

I have purchased three bikes in the past couple...

I have purchased three bikes in the past couple of years. One direct and two from an LBS. I would recommend (my opinion) buying a FS mountain bike from a shop that can service and stand behind the...
01-10-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By CodyDog

Nice bike. Congrats!

Nice bike. Congrats!
01-10-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,096
Posted By CodyDog

Welcome to the forum. I think you're right about...

Welcome to the forum. I think you're right about the bikes. Out of 3 bikes I have, one is an ebike. It's a fat tire ebike I use around town. I love riding the bike. My wife has an ebike as well and...
01-05-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,666
Posted By CodyDog

Congrats! Great bike.

Congrats! Great bike.
11-30-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By CodyDog

Nicely done!

Nicely done!
11-28-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,419
Posted By CodyDog

I'm 60 and ride a Rocky Mountain Altitude FS. I...

I'm 60 and ride a Rocky Mountain Altitude FS. I ride in Colorado and Texas on a variety of trails. Enjoy downhill the most but really love all of it. I think the more often you ride (frequency) the...
11-27-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By CodyDog

Looking at the two bikes, there is a lot of...

Looking at the two bikes, there is a lot of differences between the two. That explains such a price difference. Components, cable routing, Dropper post are some of the few differences between the...
11-23-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,112
Posted By CodyDog

Wow!

Wow!
11-22-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,096
Posted By CodyDog

Is 27.5" dead?NO

Is 27.5" dead?NO
11-22-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By CodyDog

Due to budget constraints, I would look for a...

Due to budget constraints, I would look for a used hardtail.
11-15-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By CodyDog

I think your choice was good one. I have several...

I think your choice was good one. I have several bikes which one of them is a 4 inch fat tire Ebike. I primarily use it for cruising and snow riding. For pavement riding and easy trails the 2.1 inch...
11-12-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By CodyDog

It's always a challenge to choose a new bike when...

It's always a challenge to choose a new bike when you don't have a lot of LBS's in your area to demo. Your biggest question is probably 27.5 versus 29. I would try to get that decision nailed before...
11-10-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

I thought it was creative!

I thought it was creative!
11-10-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

Holy Rollercam: That's the way to do it!

Holy Rollercam:

That's the way to do it!
11-08-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By CodyDog

I also think your running pressure is too high. I...

I also think your running pressure is too high. I run 20-22 front and 23-24 in the rear on good condition days. My rider weight (loaded) is about 200 lbs.
11-08-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By CodyDog

I think that 2500$ is very high for 6 year old...

I think that 2500$ is very high for 6 year old bike. Id much go with the new 2020 Trance a $2,000.00.
11-08-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By CodyDog

Sorry to hear about your injury. I wish you a...

Sorry to hear about your injury. I wish you a speedy recovery. Hit the treadmill at the local Gym. Work on HIIT (high intensity interval training). That will help you keep in shape.
11-07-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By CodyDog

Basically yes, you can ride year round. Average...

Basically yes, you can ride year round. Average temperature in December for that area is 62/38 f.
11-06-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

Steve: Sorry to hear about your incident. I wish...

Steve: Sorry to hear about your incident. I wish you a speedy recovery. My bars are stock at 780mm. I think Iím going to trim a little as well.
11-05-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By CodyDog

Out of the bikes you lasted, the 2020 Giant...

Out of the bikes you lasted, the 2020 Giant Trance is the best bang for your dollar. For downhill, make sure you get a bike with a dropper post.
11-03-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By CodyDog

It definitely sound like a full suspension is in...

It definitely sound like a full suspension is in your future!
11-02-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By CodyDog

Spyder Mountain Bike Park in Texas

The only chairlift in Texas. Downhill riding with lots of everything.

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11-02-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By CodyDog

Either one will serve you well. There's a lot of...

Either one will serve you well. There's a lot of opinion and debate on which size tire to ride in the last couple of years. They each have their positive points and there is a difference between the...
11-01-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

Really.

Really.
10-31-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By CodyDog

I have a Hollywood rack and love it.

I have a Hollywood rack and love it.
10-31-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By CodyDog

Fun stuff!

Fun stuff!
10-30-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

I rode extreme Mountain Biking for 10 years...

I rode extreme Mountain Biking for 10 years before I laid off for 10 years, now I'm back. With that being said, coming into a tight tree gate hot is and will be a "pucker" for me. Slow, no problem....
10-30-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,692
Posted By CodyDog

First of all, be cautious with reviews. There's a...

First of all, be cautious with reviews. There's a lot of strong opinions offered and the ones being critical may have never ridden the bike.

The Checkpoint is designed for gravel. Whether it has a...
10-29-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,692
Posted By CodyDog

I love my Checkpoint. It came from the factory...

I love my Checkpoint. It came from the factory with 40cm tires, has room to spare. I ride gravel, single track and chip sealed roads.
10-29-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

Good suggestion.

Good suggestion.
10-29-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 35,748
Posted By CodyDog

I say nothing. Who cares anyway. With that being...

I say nothing. Who cares anyway. With that being said, II mostly get compliments one my ebike instead of critism.
10-29-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 28,012
Posted By CodyDog

I prefer my ebike when I'm running to the store...

I prefer my ebike when I'm running to the store or going down town with my wife for food and fun. I prefer my MTB for the trails and prefer my gravel bike for road exercise.
10-29-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

I'm running 780's as well. Thought about doing a...

I'm running 780's as well. Thought about doing a little trimming but like the wider bars overall. This particular trail has a lot of tree gates some with substantial roots in the in between which...
10-29-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

Thanks.

Thanks.
10-28-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

Exactly!

Exactly!
10-28-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

qclabrat: Can you elaborate a little on the...

qclabrat:

Can you elaborate a little on the "sawing" technique?

Thanks
10-27-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,202
Posted By CodyDog

Being that have a Trek Checkpoint, I also would...

Being that have a Trek Checkpoint, I also would like to an example.
10-27-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By CodyDog

Sweet!

Sweet!
10-27-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,841
Posted By CodyDog

Very nice!

Very nice!
10-27-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By CodyDog

Pucker Up

In most cases, the Pucker Factor happens on rocks or steep inclines (at least for me). Here's a few tricky spots on our local trail. Most of these you are coming in hot down a hill or around a...
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