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Buy, Sell, Trade / ISO 26er for my son
« on: May 21, 2016, 11:46:41 PM »
I am looking for a small 26er for my son (~5'2") He needs a bigger bike but I just can't bring myself to buy a big box bike and don't want to spend a lot on a new bike that he will out grow. I would love an older bike with better than big box components. I don't want a grip shift and would like disc brakes. Discs are not a deal breaker though. Let me know if you have anything. My budget is $300ish. Thanks.

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Tech Bench / Re: tools to carry and how
« on: May 09, 2014, 06:55:16 AM »
I appreciate all of the info. I was convinced at 5 mile walk.
On another note, I will say that I am very surprised at how friendly and helpful riders are. From giving gear away to constantly asking if everything is okay when I  am stopped, to just general friendliness. It sure makes for a better riding experience, especially for an insecure first time rider.


Ryan

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Tech Bench / Re: tools to carry and how
« on: May 07, 2014, 12:34:16 PM »
Do you ever use your tire pump? This is my first year riding and after a couple time out I quit carrying my pump. Too bulky. Same question for a chain tool. Is it used once a season? Or more often?  Thanks.


Ryan

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General Trail Information / Re: Kid Trails
« on: April 26, 2014, 06:50:55 AM »
Scratch my last reply. I cannot make it Sunday. Seems I was trying to make plans without looking at my calendar. I would love to try another day though.


Ryan

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General Trail Information / Re: Kid Trails
« on: April 25, 2014, 07:52:56 PM »
My vote is around 3:00-3:30. I have baseball until 2.


Ryan

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Newbies Corner / Re: newbie, any advice on a good bike?
« on: April 23, 2014, 04:21:53 PM »
Spend your money on quality components not full suspension. That doesn't mean you shouldn't buy full suspension but don't sacrifice quality for entry level full suspension. I bought a $2800 full suspension Trek Superfly that I love. It isn't as good as a Fuel but it is full suspension and great components. I bought FS because I wanted a softer ride. I recommend Bike Shop in broad ripple. Charlie was the best salesman I met in the city. I visited nearly every shop and The Bike Shop was least pushy and very informative they actually ride mountain bikes. Plus the prices were good. (No I don't work there). BGI was my least favorite.


Ryan

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General Trail Information / Re: Kid Trails
« on: April 23, 2014, 07:49:06 AM »
Thanks. I will take my son to camp Glen this weekend.


Ryan

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General Trail Information / Re: Kid Trails
« on: April 22, 2014, 11:16:56 AM »
Thanks.


Ryan

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General Trail Information / Kid Trails
« on: April 22, 2014, 07:48:19 AM »
Are there any trails I can take my 9 year old on.  Is there a short loop that is very easy? Thanks.


Ryan

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Rants and Raves / How to make a sick mtb edit.
« on: April 15, 2014, 10:28:55 PM »
Here is a link to a great video mocking mtb videos.

http://www.nsmb.com/how-to-make-a-sick-mountain-bike-edit/


Ryan

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