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  1. shond100

    shond100 Registered Member Premium Member

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    I agree with @Abusfullofnuns for sure!
    Nice thing is you have a great base to start from with your road experience. And yah full suspension is awesome but if you aren't locked out you can waste a lot of energy on climbs.
    There are a bunch of little things that can make a big difference too like tubeless tires, lock outs (remote is ideal), tire type/size/pressure.. if you youtube GMBN they have a bunch of tips that help a lot!
     
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    Managed to sneak off on the bike during a mandatory work picnic

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    Ride primrose trail up to lost lake yesterday. Probably a good 2 miles of pushing my bike up. Coming back down was a lot more fun

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    imiceman44 Hoarder extraordinaire Premium Member

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    Thought you're supposed to pedal those things...? lol
     
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    Ideally yes, you would pedal it. Mine is a little too downhill oriented to make it up a lot of the harder stuff.
     
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    And it looks like you have the eagle too! must be some crazy climbs... looks awesome though- if I ever make it back up there im definitely getting your trail advice..
     
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  8. bmxbryant9

    bmxbryant9 Let's go wheelin Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Spent father's day weekend in Santa Cruz visiting family and got to ride some killer trails! Was able to shuttle 15 minutes up the hill above ucsc and get nearly an hour ride down back to town. Trails were killer!

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    Twin Gates, got the first one easy.

    The second pic - Enchanted Loop...?
     
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  10. bmxbryant9

    bmxbryant9 Let's go wheelin Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Shit, yes. I forgot you lived there! I tagged along with guys once I was at the top. I would have loved to hit some more and can't wait to go back
     
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    Let me know when you want to come back - happy to take you on a tour :D
    Here is a little dust up on a trail just above Wilder, was chasing one of my 15yo teammates. We are still tied on that Strava segment :deal:

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    bmxbryant9 Let's go wheelin Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    @2Dogs that looks sick! Nice spill
     
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    So there was an Enduro last weekend, hope they can continue.... Sadly no pics of ME, guessing that the photographers did not want to stick around for the old-fok riders :haha:

    This was China Peak and my daughters first race as Pro

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    bmxbryant9 Let's go wheelin Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Heck ya! That is gnarly looking! Looks awesome!
     
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    I don’t know what it means to ride “pro” in mtb but I raced in cat 3 on road bikes and that was pretty tough.
    Pro is hard core!
    You gotta be proud of her.
     
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