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First impression: Full-suspension

I’ve had a whole of two rides on: No surprise: Full-suspension riding has its advantages and disadvantages. In short, here’s what I thought while I was riding: Pros Can stay seated through small-to-medium bumps Can bomb through stuff like rocks and roots Requires less thinking (more time for daydreaming) Cons Heavier – more weight to [...]

MTB: Rear tire review

As of right now I’ve got a stash of tires that I’ve been trying to choose between for a rear tire. My front tire, the Ritchey Excavader WCS serves me well. For the rear my current arsenal includes: Forte Sherwood XC Continental TwisterPro Panaracer FireXC Pro 1.8 WTB MotoRaptor 2.14 (haven’t tested yet) Continental Mountain [...]

6/11/09 / Manhattan

Song of the day EhsaanMereDilPeTumharaby squarecut I had been searching for this song for a long time, and just now came to remember when I opened up OneNote and say a note to myself to look for it. Not surprisingly it didn’t take long to find it today (as opposed to a few years ago [...]

9/09/08 / Echo

11:09 PM Biked 24 miles today, according to my cyclocomputer!  Here’s a map: Speaking of maps, how is it that Google's are so much easier to use than both Yahoo!'s and Microsoft Live's?  I tried mapping this route first with Yahoo! and then with Live, and in both the format “Broadway and Arapahoe, Boulder, CO” [...]

8/31/08 / Chautauqua

4:53 PM So here are maps made from Google Earth of the two trails mentioned below. Royal Arch trail, the one I hiked today, is 4 miles round-trip.  It’s labeled “moderate” on the official map, but the guide at the visitor’s center said he would label it more toward “strenuous” if it were up to [...]

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