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elsinore mikelevy's article
Apr 2, 2020 at 13:00
Apr 2, 2020
Field Trip: Commencal's $2,599 Meta TR Ride - A Tough Trail Smasher
Meow, that was a great review. Gotta be one of the best deals out there right Meow.
elsinore sarahmoore's article
Jan 26, 2020 at 15:14
Jan 26, 2020
Social Roundup: Bikes & Boards - 14 Amazing Dual Sport Athletes
@mfoga: You may have some argument with twin tips. Side cut evolved from ski racing and was a thing as far back as the 70’s, the only limiting factor there was always torsional stiffness (also nailed down from ski racing) Once side flex was addressed everyone had short radius stuff. Thank people like the Mahre bros and Bode Miller for that.
elsinore sarahmoore's article
Jan 26, 2020 at 9:40
Jan 26, 2020
Social Roundup: Bikes & Boards - 14 Amazing Dual Sport Athletes
@mfoga: Skis using tech developed from boards? What tech are you speaking of?
elsinore projectnortheast's article
Dec 29, 2019 at 14:19
Dec 29, 2019
Video: Prime Time Colors & Riding in New Hampshire
@chadchandler7: Don’t think we have to worry about Lycra clad anything jamming up trails Like Kgnar, Pinner, Charlie etc.. Awesome Vid fells!
elsinore mikekazimer's article
Dec 24, 2019 at 19:29
Dec 24, 2019
Field Test: Enduro vs Force 29 vs Slayer vs Mojo HD5 vs SB165 - 2020 Enduro Bikes
That all depends where in the east you ride it. Lots of spots warrant a bike like the enduro.
elsinore projectnortheast's article
Oct 18, 2019 at 7:21
Oct 18, 2019
Video: Tackling Mt. Washington the Hard Way
@WoodenCrow: I'm lucky enough to have grown up in the whites, and currently live here. I agree that these areas are sacred, but the argument 'We just don't need more people up there" is total crap. If you have spent any time in the alpine zone, and in particular on Washington, you will quickly realize that its nothing but stacked rocks.. its a big rockpile. Given this reality, you would have to do a ton of rockstacking to make something rideable which would in essence make it mandatory to stay on specified track, if you want to stay on your bike at least. As far as hiking trails vs mtb trails go, sure there is a ton of rider induced braiding on your southern New England trails, and on flatter trails up here as well. Things are very different on DH trails in the mountains though, its typically more difficult to get off track than it is to stay on when it comes to most mtb specific trails in the mountains. Again, hike any popular hiking trail in the whites these days and you will see how outrageously braided and blown out they are. Most of our local popular hiking trails here in North Conway are two tracks at this point.
elsinore projectnortheast's article
Oct 14, 2019 at 5:13
Oct 14, 2019
Video: Tackling Mt. Washington the Hard Way
@projectnortheast: We are, Got a few things up our sleeve as well!
elsinore projectnortheast's article
Oct 13, 2019 at 4:23
Oct 13, 2019
Video: Tackling Mt. Washington the Hard Way
@projectnortheast: Absolutely, great video! These hike a bikes are the best, so many classics in the area. To be clear my comment was directed at coldspringier. The idea that bikes do not belong in alpine zones is wrongheaded, if the land managers do not specifically forbid bikes you are in the clear. In fact, an existing trail reworked for mtb’s off the top of Washington would NOT be as difficult to pull off as most think. It would also have significantly less impact to the alpine zone than most hiking trails as mtb’s stick to the designated path much better than hikers, never mind that it’s essentially impossible to get off the trail up there with a bike. Hike any hiking trail in the whites right now and you will see what I’m talking about, compared to a mtb specific trail they are brutal.. The fact that we have people on an mtb specific forum suggesting we should not be riding in alpine zones (in legal areas) is mind boggling when a paved road and train are open daily dumping hundreds of people up there who tramp around the alpine zone like a bunch of lemmings and cause actual damage. Imagine a rideable trail from the top of Washington. 4500’ of vert. There would be nothing like it in the east.
elsinore projectnortheast's article
Oct 12, 2019 at 20:28
Oct 12, 2019
Video: Tackling Mt. Washington the Hard Way
Riiight. Because the paved road and THE FREAKING TRAIN that pump hundreds of tourist’s up there every hour isn’t a big deal? God forbid Mtb’s. It’s about time we had a legit trail Designed specifically for bikes in the alpine zone. STOP acting like This is some Kind of sacred area given the circus that exists up high.
elsinore ridenoco's article
Oct 2, 2019 at 4:32
Oct 2, 2019
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