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Old 12-10-21, 09:18 PM
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New River Valley Trail today. Looks pretty smooth for a gravel bike.



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Old 12-12-21, 08:16 AM
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picked up a friend along the way. Plugged it up and was able to make it home, then realized it had punctured the side wall. May be time to swap out to new tires.
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Old 12-13-21, 08:25 AM
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Old 12-16-21, 11:43 AM
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Still don’t like the tires so I’m going to change them
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Old 12-16-21, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Germany_chris View Post
Still donít like the tires so Iím going to change them
great pics! lots of good tire choices out there. I got hooked on WTB Riddlers several years ago. pretty happy w/ them
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Old 12-16-21, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
great pics! lots of good tire choices out there. I got hooked on WTB Riddlers several years ago. pretty happy w/ them
Ive got a couple different sets at the apartment Iíll bring home to try

I think Iím going to try the Cinturatoís I took off the commuter first, I didnít like them for that application but maybe Iíll like them here.
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Old 12-19-21, 03:02 PM
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A very early and drizzly first ride on the newly mounted Gravelking SKs






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Old 12-21-21, 10:56 AM
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Cool build, love the color!

I got friendly with some local bovine this past weekend


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Originally Posted by DETarch View Post
Cool build, love the color!

I got friendly with some local bovine this past weekend



thanks! Yours isnít too shabby either
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Old 12-23-21, 08:29 AM
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Wow, that Cannondale looks like the ultimate rough gravel ride! Great setup.

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Cool build, love the color!

I got friendly with some local bovine this past weekend

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Old 12-23-21, 09:45 AM
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Wow, that Cannondale looks like the ultimate rough gravel ride! Great setup.
It was a fun bike, but I ended up selling it shortly after that ride, ha! Picked up a Grizl, which Iím loving so far.

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Old 12-31-21, 03:27 PM
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Last one of 2021

Needed approx 30 miles to break 1000 gravel miles








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Old 01-01-22, 12:30 PM
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always appreciate your pics! Excellent c&v machines(in addition to this black mountain) combines with fantastic views of Central CA riding.
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Old 01-09-22, 03:24 PM
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Nearby trails that seem far away


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Old 01-23-22, 01:51 AM
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Old 01-30-22, 02:12 PM
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Lockhart, TX

Contrast to this image, the whole area has a fairly strong aroma of fresh crude oil. Still an enjoyable ride though.


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Old 01-31-22, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by franswa View Post
Contrast to this image, the whole area has a fairly strong aroma of fresh crude oil
wow, really? what does it smell like?
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wow, really? what does it smell like?
It smells like sulfur/rotten eggs
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It smells like sulfur/rotten eggs
oh that's really surprising, but I guess it makes sense
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Old 02-01-22, 01:03 PM
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Contrast to this image, the whole area has a fairly strong aroma of fresh crude oil. Still an enjoyable ride though.

Iíve noticed theyíre unfortunately paving over a lot of the gravel around Lockhart, which is a bummer. As for the smell, I know exactly what you are talking about lol
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Iíve noticed theyíre unfortunately paving over a lot of the gravel around Lockhart, which is a bummer. As for the smell, I know exactly what you are talking about lol

I had taken 3 months off last summer due to an injury and when I did this route again in October, I was bummed to find this had happened to most of the route. Pouring tar over loose gravel is not pretty.
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Old 02-01-22, 02:29 PM
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It was a fun bike, but I ended up selling it shortly after that ride, ha! Picked up a Grizl, which Iím loving so far.

Smart thinking, you seemed to have misplaced your right fork leg
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