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All Things Bikes and Tacos! (...and Now Vans)

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by Gunshot-6A, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. Oct 26, 2021 at 6:03 PM
    billas taco

    billas taco Well-Known Member

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    :rofl:
     
  2. Oct 26, 2021 at 6:20 PM
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    I have that exact same helmet and friggin’ love it. I had the luxury of trying on that one, the Fox DH model, and TLD enduro and DH models (can’t remember the names) all back to back. That one was leagues above the others for comfort; I didn’t realize it was possible for a full face helmet to be just as comfortable as a shell.
     
  3. Oct 26, 2021 at 6:45 PM
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    ssd_dan Well-Known Member

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    It's like a dropper chair.
     
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  4. Oct 26, 2021 at 6:51 PM
    ssd_dan

    ssd_dan Well-Known Member

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    Cannot recommend a coughing fit that may or may not have been initiated by too fat a bong hit.
    Speaking for a friend of course.
     
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  5. Oct 26, 2021 at 6:54 PM
    ssd_dan

    ssd_dan Well-Known Member

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    Nice!
    Don't get 'em dirty, lol!
     
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  6. Oct 26, 2021 at 7:02 PM
    SoCal_Erik

    SoCal_Erik Tiki Taka, Tika Taka

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    LOL! I bought them as close to dirt / sand as I could for that reason!

    Been loving my bike!

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  7. Oct 26, 2021 at 7:08 PM
    whitedlite

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    Yes, TLD doesn’t offer enough different color ways. I also can’t figure why they’re priced so much higher. I guess now with fox new retail it’s only $30, but still higher.
    They’re probably made in same sweatshop
     
  8. Oct 26, 2021 at 8:33 PM
    billas taco

    billas taco Well-Known Member

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    :taco:
     
  9. Oct 26, 2021 at 10:36 PM
    betterbuckleup

    betterbuckleup Well-Known Member

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    yea and the TLD options just didn't seem as open and ventilated as the proframe, but it's still just as strong in a crash from what I've seen on a few tests.
     
  10. Oct 27, 2021 at 9:24 AM
    Gunshot-6A

    Gunshot-6A [OP] Not A Fed

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    Second the Prana Zions for active use. (also the Brion for a slightly more work-friendly look). I have like 6 pairs of them and wear them to work, on the bike, etc. Another good option for cheap af riding pants is go get a set of fatigue pants from your local surplus store. $9 for a pair of pants made to hold up to moderate use by design.
     
  11. Oct 27, 2021 at 10:08 AM
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    Hey, how do you access Bonanza flat? Last I looked the only way was to climb the road, which I wasn't into.
     
  12. Oct 27, 2021 at 10:09 AM
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    Waiting on my pre-order of the new Trek Roscoe hardtail trail bike! Scheduled to show up in May... It's maybe harder to get a bike than a Taco!
     
  13. Oct 27, 2021 at 10:36 AM
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    Well...that's why there's no one there!

    You have to climb HWY 224 from the gate (where mid-mtn crosses) to Empire Pass and then ride down to Bonanza Flat to get on the trails. And once you're done riding, you have to climb back up to Empire and then down. It's a haul, for sure.

    Would I say it's worth it? Questionable. I had fun with a group up there on New Years Day...it was sunny and the trails were perfect. We planned on spending hours up there riding, eating lunch, etc. It is definitely not the place to go for a quick loop. We spent a solid 4-5 hours up there and never saw another rider. There is solitude and fun riding, but you have to work for it. I went up two more times...once was great, the other was a bust with soft trails.
     
  14. Oct 27, 2021 at 10:41 AM
    ryanvar42

    ryanvar42 That is your opinion. It is wrong.

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    My Cube 160 ebike

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  15. Oct 27, 2021 at 10:44 AM
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    They used to do Snowshoe tours from that gate along mid mountain around the giant hotel all the way back in to Johns 99 etc. It was absolutey epic - but they haven't done them the last two years....
     
  16. Oct 27, 2021 at 10:59 AM
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    FreightTrain Well-Known Member

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    I get close to the "Analysis Paralysis" realm when looking for specific parts, gear, etc. I did a lot of research on riding pants last year. I got the Specialized Demo Pro pants. They are really nice & comfortable and I would highly recommend for normal trail riding in cooler/damp conditions.

    You might not like what I like, but I tried on every one of these. Here's how I'd rate them:
    (1) Specialized Demo pro (purchased)
    (2) Giro Havoc (would have been #1 but the pockets don't zip)
    (3) Troy Lee Skyline
    (4) Fox Flexair
    (5) Pearl Izumi Launch

    If you're looking for more downhill-ish, park pants, here's what I really liked:
    (1) 100% R-Core X
    (2) Troy Lee Sprint
    (3) POC Resistance
     
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  17. Oct 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM
    R4D4G4ST

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    I'm a cheap ass - I use these:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AQDTTC6?ie=UTF8
     
  18. Oct 27, 2021 at 11:06 AM
    FreightTrain

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    Yeah. You think that TH is a zoo in the fall...go up there on a sunny saturday in February!
     
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  19. Oct 27, 2021 at 11:08 AM
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    No creaks on my Switchblade but holy cable rattle dawg
     
  20. Oct 27, 2021 at 11:28 AM
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