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    Is anyone using the Leatt or GForm knee/shin...

    Is anyone using the Leatt or GForm knee/shin pads? I know the GForm has no back of leg protection, are the Leatt the same? I visit over 100 bike stores a month and none of them have these in stock...
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    I dunno, I have a couple of steel hardtails in...

    I dunno, I have a couple of steel hardtails in different wheel sizes, wouldn't trade them for plastic any day. My 26er was 21# until.i just couldn't stand killing pricey parts and took it off the...
  3. Suspension forks are nice on frozen footsteps and...

    Suspension forks are nice on frozen footsteps and postholes. Our conditions here in the northeast, even at the best of times, are never all smooth and happy. There are always frozen, rotted, icy,...
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    Steel ;)

    Steel ;)
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    Oh for sure, I really don't mind stopping at any...

    Oh for sure, I really don't mind stopping at any point anymore, up or down is fine.

    I think I might take my acoustic bike out for a spin some time soon, wonder if I'll like it or feel like I'm...
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    That's not a factory rack, those are aftermarket...

    That's not a factory rack, those are aftermarket feet and bars. They do fit the front to rear rails that are already there though.
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    $2 I love how they tilted the motor up, it has so...

    $2 I love how they tilted the motor up, it has so much better clearance than most other mid drive bikes. I know that I slam my motor into rocks and logs at least once every ride forgetting that the...
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    So I guess Ti isn't all it's cracked up to be :(

    So I guess Ti isn't all it's cracked up to be :(
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    Sorry for all of the sideways pics. I was...

    Sorry for all of the sideways pics.

    I was driving by again so had to stop at F40 Motorsports and almost got to meet Wayne Carini but just missed him. He was driving away in this 294013294014
    This...
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    This about floored me when I saw it at a show...

    This about floored me when I saw it at a show yesterday. I talked to the owner and he said that even with those 12" wide meats on the rear it would still break loose in every gear. He said it's...
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    That looks like fun. We should meet at Sterling...

    That looks like fun. We should meet at Sterling or Blauvelt one weekday.

    So I rode my bike twice and got the battery indicator down about 2 bars. It sat for a week then I topped it off before...
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    Hahaha I hinted at it a while back when I...

    Hahaha



    I hinted at it a while back when I got the initial details. Unfortunately I'm not with them anymore so I won't be getting one :( My Fluid VLT will have to do for a while until I pick...
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    Well that sux :(

    Well that sux :(
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    My neighbor had that when we were in High School....

    My neighbor had that when we were in High School. What a fuckin tank that thing was. We road tripped that thing all over the place wallowing down the road at like 70mph most of the time.

    I like...
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    That was funny. I could see myself in an e-car...

    That was funny.

    I could see myself in an e-car if it has long range and can be fast charged without having to go out of my way to find a fast charger. I have days where I do 4-600 miles with 3-5...
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    25=40. I challenge you (or anyone) to find...

    25=40. I challenge you (or anyone) to find someone doing less than 10-20% above the speed limit on most streets in the suburbs. Around here it's generally more like if the limit is 30 you're good up...
  17. Ooh clogged rains, the bane of existence of...

    Ooh clogged rains, the bane of existence of anyone that lives in a heavily treed area. During the fall our cars get covered in leaves and the drains get clogged every year. I haven't had to take...
  18. Sandbagging racer chicks :cussing:

    Sandbagging racer chicks :cussing:
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    You're not missing anything

    You're not missing anything
  20. I happened to catch this go across the block...

    I happened to catch this go across the block yesterday https://www.mecum.com/lots/DA0919-383751/1982-toyota-fj-40-land-cruiser/ and this...
  21. Apparently not "any idiot" is capable of getting...

    Apparently not "any idiot" is capable of getting it right or swapping to a chain. What's wrong with good old threaded bolts holding a rack in? I probably have over 100k miles with no issues over the...
  22. I've seen 2 OneUp failures now, both came out of...

    I've seen 2 OneUp failures now, both came out of the car on the highway making quite a mess. They don't have a place to put a hitch pin in so you're trusting their tool free ez mount. Nice racks but...
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    @Steveski - Take a look at the Benno bikes...

    @Steveski - Take a look at the Benno bikes mentioned earlier in the thread. They are really nice bikes.
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    I live close and go by there at least once every...

    I live close and go by there at least once every two weeks. The leaves are starting to turn early this year but it's not terribly colorful. Staying in the city and doing the round trip doesn't give...
  25. For ~$1400 new take a look at the Zeus from Reid...

    For ~$1400 new take a look at the Zeus from Reid bikes. There's another that's sub $800 that isn't bad but, meh.
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    Yes. Sticking around for the aftermath could...

    Yes. Sticking around for the aftermath could easily end up getting you badly hurt when the guy that made the wrong move comes at you. I don't trust anyone around here not to freak out and do you know...
  27. The AC drain hose on my car is apparently clogged...

    The AC drain hose on my car is apparently clogged and I can't figure out how to get it off the condenser to blow it out. It goes pretty far in rather than sliding over an easily seen, exposed nipple....
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    I had to drop the car off at the shop this...

    I had to drop the car off at the shop this morning for some new rubber so I figured I'd throw a bike in and ride home rather than sitting there for 5 or 6 hours. The only road that goes from there to...
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    The only hardtail I was ever sort of fast on...

    The only hardtail I was ever sort of fast on descending is my fatbike. Even with a relaxed head angle and 150mm travel my Hayduke is far from fast and the e-mtb certainly isn't. A lot of that is...
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    I've been saying this for nearly 30 years. Good...

    I've been saying this for nearly 30 years. Good thing I wasn't holding my breath waiting to see it start to happen.
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    Actually there are only 3 unpaved rail trails and...

    Actually there are only 3 unpaved rail trails and NO singletrack trails within 200 miles around where I live that e-bikes are allowed. In fact there isn't a single piece of public land in the...
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    Yup very similar. I still have friends that won't...

    Yup very similar. I still have friends that won't accept the fatbike as a good thing but that's ok because they won't even ride with me anymore because of the e-bike. Whatever...
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    ^^ LOL I think my best day has been somewhere...

    ^^ LOL

    I think my best day has been somewhere around 15,000. Most days are in the 4-6k range unless I'm working then it's all hours in the car so 3k or so is about it. My watch is weird though, it...
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    We had a good time there on Friday. Dee Hubbs...

    We had a good time there on Friday. Dee Hubbs thanks for the offer and sorry we didn't hook up but got busy watching all sorts of good stuff and my phone died early afternoon, I forgot to top it off...
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    I stop on the ups without questioning it now...

    I stop on the ups without questioning it now whereas I always had a hard time with that before even though I've always realized that the guy going down may well be going too fast to stop quickly and...
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    Because there will never be trails built...

    Because there will never be trails built specifically for them so unless they're considered mt bikes we wont be able to ride them anywhere other than on the streets.
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    The only time I ever use a teflon type lube is on a brand new chain after riding it 2 or 3 times. At that point that sticky grease has started to wear out and the solvent that keeps the flakes in...
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    I don't think class 2 should be allowed anywhere...

    I don't think class 2 should be allowed anywhere other than motorized vehicle areas and class 3 should be on a case by case basis. Unfortunately once the cat is fully out of the bag it will be tough...
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    On 10/6 I'll have a fleet of carbon demo wheels...

    On 10/6 I'll have a fleet of carbon demo wheels at the CLIMB Fat Tire Fest at Cathedral Pines on Long Island so if anyone is up for trying out some cool wheels come visit. Not that many people will...
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    I could do Blue but there's a good chance we will...

    I could do Blue but there's a good chance we will get a hard time on the e-mtb's. There are some less popular but still super fun spots where the local riders are less likely to be dicks. For me...
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    I drove past the NY State fair twice this week....

    I drove past the NY State fair twice this week. One of those was after work hours so I could have stopped but at highway speed I couldn't check to see if there was a good concert that night so i just...
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    RIP Jessi Combs

    Trying to break the land speed record in the Oregon desert. https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a28843412/jessi-combs-killed-in-land-speed-record-crash/
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    I'm going to the Open tomorrow, scored free tix...

    I'm going to the Open tomorrow, scored free tix :) I haven't been in 35 years and this time I get to take my kids. Should be fun.
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    Bino is the best. I've known him for years and...

    Bino is the best. I've known him for years and would be happy to have him or Andrew work on my bikes.



    ABW rocks. Andrew, the mgr, is a good kid and strong rider and Tony the owner is good...
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    On Saturday I started with a full battery, did 7...

    On Saturday I started with a full battery, did 7 miles with about 1200 feet of climbing using all three assist levels. When I finished it still showed 4 bars and had barely reduced the mileage...
  46. Thread: 5-13-77

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    LOL

    LOL
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    See y'all at Nassau Coliseum.

    See y'all at Nassau Coliseum.
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    Talk about the wrong tool for the job

    Talk about the wrong tool for the job
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    In NY about 20 minutes from Danbury CT. ...

    In NY about 20 minutes from Danbury CT.



    https://www.bennobikes.com/ Your local Serfas dealer is also the Benno dealer but very few keep bikes in stock.
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    RIP Neal Casal

    :(

    https://variety.com/2019/music/news/neal-casal-eulogized-by-musician-friends-1203316096/
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