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spunkmtb TransitionBikeCompany's article
Feb 1, 2023 at 5:51
Feb 1, 2023
Transition Releases Relay Lightweight eMTB
So what do you mean by stay strong. I've been mountain biking since 1986. I'm now 52. In 2016 I lost the ability to ride a mountin bike due to a chronic health issue. The only way for me to get back on the trails would be an e-bike. I know your comment is full of sarcasm. However I look perfectly healthy. No one knows I cannot pedal an MTB anymore. I'm still trying to get over my psychological block of how much I will worry about being judge by people like you. How do I know that. I used to be like you and looked down on the healthy people riding there e-bikes to the top of the climb that I was powering up under my own in power. Keep on bashing until you get old & injured. Then welcome to my nightmare.
spunkmtb mattbeer's article
Nov 20, 2021 at 5:50
Nov 20, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: What Was the Greatest Advancement In Mountain Bike Technology?
For me it had to be dropper posts. No bike ever fit me correctly before droppers. I have the torso of an XL frame but the inseam if a 2xl. I am 6'2 and my riding buddy is 6'5. When he would borrow my bikes he would have to lower my seatposts. I was never able to jump or comfortably take drops until the droppers arrived.
spunkmtb Starlingcycles's article
Nov 7, 2021 at 6:19
Nov 7, 2021
Video: Fleur TK on Riding a Pink Bike, Racing Sailboats Professionally, & Discovering the MTB Community
It may be just me, but seeing external housing on a bike is just damn sexy to me. Or is it the fact that I'm an MTB'r from the 80's and I just don't like change.
spunkmtb ralf-hauser's article
May 25, 2020 at 9:22
May 25, 2020
The 4 Best 2020 eMTB Motor Systems Reviewed - Bosch vs Brose vs Shimano vs Fazua Ridden & Rated
To all the Dipshit's that are ragging on this category. How many of you drive to the trailhead instead of using the Mountain bike as a bicycle and cycling there? Here is my issue & my heartbreak. I have been mountain biking since 1986. I just turned 50. I have a blood condition that has made any sort of exercising put my heart at risk. I get terribly short of breath doing mild exertions. Before this happened I still biked to the trailhead on weekends (50 minutes) My rides were 20 miles on the trail. My whole life I have been a cyclist. Now I can't ride anymore. I am considering this category of bicycle more & more. My main problem is the prejudice against it in my own mind. I have them against young kids and anyone under say 45 out on the trail. But now here I am. Unable to ride my bikes. When I consider buying an e-mtb I think I am over my own prejudice but I still feel so much shame over what I think other mountain bikers will think of me. I don't look 50. I don't act 50. Regardless of that shame I am going to have to go this route if my life outside of my job is to have meaning. I can't rock climb anymore either due to the medical problem or go on strenuous hikes. Anything cardiovascular is difficult for me. Pinkbike. Thank you for this wealth of knowledge. I truly appreciate it.
spunkmtb mikekazimer's article
Apr 7, 2019 at 10:58
Apr 7, 2019
First Ride: RockShox's Updated Lyrik and New Deluxe Shock
Sounds like an item from the Taco Bell Menu
spunkmtb pinkbikeaudience's article
Oct 11, 2018 at 11:47
Oct 11, 2018
spunkmtb pinkbikeaudience's article
Sep 27, 2018 at 7:29
Sep 27, 2018
Tech Talks: In the Pits With Professional Mechanics
This is the first of there video's I have actually been able to watch in it's entirety without my ADD making me click back to the homepage. Maybe it was not having to stare at Calvin's mustache.
spunkmtb pinkbikeaudience's article
Sep 26, 2018 at 9:31
Sep 26, 2018
spunkmtb trevorlyden's article
Sep 25, 2018 at 9:56
Sep 25, 2018
Recap Day 2: MegaKami & Boogaloo - Kamikaze Games 2018
@casman86: I try to stay out of this debate but sometimes ignorant close minded responses really piss me off. Be thankful you are young and have good health. Like any kid in America I stared biking at the age of three. Started MTB'ing in 1986. I'm 48 now. I have a serious nerve injury that I have had 5 surgeries for. In order to survive everyday I take more pills than my parents and grandparents combined. I still Mountain bike but it is so incredibly difficult. I actually don't look forward to riding anymore because I am aware of the physical pain that I will have to deal with afterwards. My condition is deteriorating. At some point I will give up and buy an e-bike. What stops me from doing it now is just knowing the disgust that other MTBers will think when they see me, a 48yo male who looks to be in good health cruising uphill on an ebike. Get over your young self and your high minded opinions. One day you will be possibly too old or injured to pedal uphill and an ebike ill be your salvation. Not everyone on an ebike is a young stupid clueless kid that knows nothing about biking. I apologize for my rant. Have a great day and try to keep an open mind in life. Not everything is black & white.
spunkmtb pinkbikeaudience's article
Sep 19, 2018 at 10:05
Sep 19, 2018
Enter the EWS Ainsa Fantasy Contest to Win Prizes From Troy Lee Designs
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