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

  1. Jul 28, 2021 at 2:34 PM
    mrtonyd

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    i live down in colorado springs.

    if no one else, you can ship it to me and i can meet you in denver
     
  2. Jul 28, 2021 at 5:48 PM
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    RockiesTaco Well-Known Member

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    I got you. PM me the details.
     
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  3. Jul 28, 2021 at 6:16 PM
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    Cool! I wish I hadn't sold my 2003 Tassajara. I'm friends with the guy that I sold it to, but he moved, so chances of me re-acquiring it aren't great.
     
  4. Jul 28, 2021 at 7:02 PM
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    It’s no Colorado mountain views like some of you lucky bastards but I’ll take it.

    Hoping to make it over to Colorado and Utah again in mid-late September, will it be too cold for the Crested Butte area? Any suggestions on good riding in CO around that time of year?
     
  5. Jul 28, 2021 at 7:50 PM
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    Grand junction and Fruita are your best weather bets but crested butte is amazing at that time of the year. Beware of all the leaf peepers it gets worse than a powder day headed up to the mountains from Denver or Colorado Springs.

    edit: it does snow up there in September. I would just make a weather call a day or two before.
     
  6. Jul 29, 2021 at 3:33 AM
    neatoneto

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    Thank you! Doing Southwest CO first then making our way to Moab then St George Area. I’ll look into the Grand Junction area trails!
     
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  7. Jul 29, 2021 at 7:32 AM
    mrtonyd

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    im headed back to CB for labor day weekend. will post some updates on conditions after
     
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  8. Jul 29, 2021 at 9:16 AM
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    Most of them had dropper posts, they're just shorter travel to save weight. In fact...

    "Mathieu van der Poel, the pre-race favourite in the men’s event, was among the few riders not to use a dropper post. The XC/cyclocross/road crossover star is known for not using a dropper on his Canyon Lux full-suspension bike."

    From https://www.bikeradar.com/features/pro-bike/olympic-xc-tech/

    Edit: still impressive to ride some of that terrain on 100mm travel XC bikes. Even the men are probably half my weight though.
     
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  9. Jul 29, 2021 at 9:31 AM
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    Who's in Idaho riding?

    Near Stanley Idaho on the Fisher Creek mountain bike loop. Top of the climb so must have shuttled... Too funny as this is pretty much in the middle of nowhere.20210728_125448.jpg 20210728_125217.jpg
     
  10. Jul 29, 2021 at 4:33 PM
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    abacall gets bored easily...

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    PSA- Thunder Mountain has Shimano 12 speed drivetrain parts in stock. Got myself a spare SLX derailleur and XT cassette.
     
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  11. Jul 29, 2021 at 5:17 PM
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    Hey all,

    Does anyone have a good solution for locking a bike in the truck bed?
    The stock D rings are pretty thing and only take a screwdriver to remove. I liked the idea of https://www.amazon.com/Master-Lock-8287DAT-Truck-U-Lock/dp/B001R4JHRA but probably not the best executed. I don't think there's a perfect solution to keep the bike in the trucked overnight downtown but maybe something for peace of mind when I'm at work or quick stop for food/grocery store/etc?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  12. Jul 29, 2021 at 6:23 PM
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    You should use the “search this thread function.” Lots of good info on here
     
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  13. Jul 30, 2021 at 5:01 AM
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    May I ask about Gravel bikes here or would that get me booted?

    :anonymous:
     
  14. Jul 30, 2021 at 5:02 AM
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    Mostly Stock for now, 265 75 16 Falken AT3W, Tinted fronts...
    I’ve ridden my gravel bike more than my mountain bike this year…
     
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  15. Jul 30, 2021 at 5:43 AM
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    There are a couple of steep pitches to get to the start of Fisher.
     
  16. Jul 30, 2021 at 7:08 AM
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    @neatoneto - I’ve been loving my gravel bike. I think I posted a few pics on this thread, or the other bike thread on here.

    I have a Salsa Cutthroat - which, leans more towards the MTB side, but I could change the tires to fit more of a gravel/cx style as well. It’s been fun to ride!
     
  17. Jul 30, 2021 at 7:32 AM
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    That's exactly the one I've dialed down to. The only thing is the 2"+ mtb tires might be a bit much. I was looking for a 32-40mm gravel tire. Would the stock wheels handle something thinner?
     
  18. Jul 30, 2021 at 7:46 AM
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    Search my username and "ground anchor" to see the posts about what I did. Comes down to your goals and expectations with the lock system.
     
  19. Jul 30, 2021 at 8:48 AM
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    Just got back from a 4 week trip, camped every night and rode a couple times a week. Highlights were Crested Butte, though getting over 11000’ on the 401 trail was tough on my senior-citizen body, Duluth (good trails and beer and lake swimming all rideable from camp), Fruita, Bellingham WA and Sandy Ridge OR. Also rode the WoW trail outside Park City but honestly the climb-descend balance didn’t thrill me. Another trail that was good to ride but had some heat/bugs/cow poop downsides was Buffalo Gap in North Dakota. Beautiful terrain though. Also beautiful was the Timothy Lake loop in Oregon; not technical but fun and often narrow and swoops, and did I say beautiful?

    Bellingham:
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    Buffalo Gap:
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    Crested Butte:
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  20. Jul 30, 2021 at 8:59 AM
    mrtonyd

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    livin the life!

    thats an awesome trip!
     
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