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tbone1000 WhistlerMountainBikePark's article
May 15, 2018 at 19:59
May 15, 2018
Video: Whistler Bike Park Opens This Friday
I completely shattered my right collarbone (9 screws!) 2 years ago on a botched jump on Merch resulting in a high-speed OTB, resulting in Whistler Medical Clinic visit #1. Then last year I shredded my right forearm on a stupid slide-out during a warm-up on B-line (!) of all places, resulting in clinic visit #2 to pick out multiple pieces of gravel from my forearm (but only about 45 min loss of trail time, thankfully). For those visiting Canada (those from the US especially), drop the $20-40 to get a week’s worth of travel / disaster insurance, it will pay for itself many times over if you end up needing local medical care before they send you on your way. Several companies offer this and mountain biking is not an excluded activity for coverage, apparently they haven’t caught on yet....
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Mar 6, 2018 at 16:54
Mar 6, 2018
Mar 6, 2018 at 16:36
Mar 6, 2018

Fox SLS Spring, 8.5 x 2.5, 325 lb

$50 USD
Used Fox SLS 325 lb Spring, size 8.5 x 2.5. All reasonable offers considered.

tbone1000 pinkbikeaudience's article
Sep 18, 2017 at 14:30
Sep 18, 2017
Yamaha to Launch Their Own eMTB Lineup
@chrod: Had an ebike sighting at Ted Williams yesterday morning. Not sure if it was the same guy but he and his three non-motorized buddies were blaring rock/metal music out of their backpacks. What really pissed me off is that they started climbing UP the switchbacks of mid/upper Sidewalk (i.e. one of the worst places on the trail to go the wrong way) because they were too lazy / out of shape / whatever to take the straight line up the trail. I chased them down (with me riding up the main line) and let them have it purely on the merits of creating a major safety hazard by going up on a tight one-way down trail. Didn't have enough spare breath to launch into a tirade about e-bikes or simply not being a douche by blaring out loud heavy-metal on the trail... We have a fragile truce at TW with the nearby neighborhood and property owners as it is...
Sep 16, 2017 at 15:04
Sep 16, 2017

RockShox Vivid R2C Coil 9.5 x 3.0 + 400# NukeProof SLS

$100 USD
2015 RockShox Vivid R2C coil, M/M tune, taken from a Kona Supreme Operator. Has 400lb Nukeproof Super Light Steel spring (I can also throw in the stock 400# spring as well). Very good condition, about 25-30 days of riding. Free shipping within US. Asking $100, will consider any reasonable offer.

tbone1000 sahark95's article
Jul 2, 2017 at 16:59
Jul 2, 2017
Between the Woods - Video
I had the privilege of riding at Mt. Horshan with local Israeli colleagues about 10 years ago while on a business trip. This is clearly a different trail system but I hope my old friends are in the know about (and enjoying) this one...
tbone1000 giantbicycles's article
May 24, 2017 at 17:29
May 24, 2017
Trail Boss Jeff Lenosky – La Milagrosa – Video
@sooner518: Yeah, I don't recall Emma Long requiring any stoppie-turns to avoid plummeting off the side of the trail...
Dec 17, 2016 at 9:17
Dec 17, 2016

Cane Creek Double Barrel Air DB CS - 8.5 x 2.5

$140 USD
2014 Cane Creek Double Barrel Air w/ climb switch in good condition, rides well. The shock has seen moderate use and there are a few minor nicks on the air canister and body, but the shock stanchion is free of any nicks or scratches. Am selling because I have upgraded to a newer rear shock. Asking $160 or best offer. Will ship for free within the US.

tbone1000 ollyforster's article
Oct 31, 2016 at 22:52
Oct 31, 2016
Troy Lee Designs Speed Knee Sleeve - Review
Uh oh - I don't see a "250 lbs max" sticker on the canister of the rear shock (last pic). STEP AWAY from the X2, buddy... it's for your own good....
tbone1000 TransitionBikeCompany's article
Sep 13, 2016 at 22:50
Sep 13, 2016
Everyone Needs a Trail Dog - Video
Boston Terriers aren't much better (speaking as a current owner) -- energetic and borderline hyper as hell, but can't go the distance...
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