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Old 03-14-20, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
A curve is a bend in the road. A curB is something you should not try to jump or climb using a bicycle. Find a nearby curb drop or driveway, or dismount. Alternatively, you could learn to build wheels and set a side a rim replacement fund, and get accustomed to rebuilding your front wheel periodically.
I disagree with everything that you say...I ride up and down the curbs and jump them on my rigid fork bikes everytime I commute. I am also a mountain biker and I ride my rigid fork MTB over drops, roots and rocks which are a lot bigger then a typical curb. It's fun and it's a usefull skill to have. I have never damaged any of my wheels form curb hopping.
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