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May 2011 Blog Posts (5)

A frame a frame my kingdom for a frame

So the hunt is on for my new CX frame. I've ridden for the past few season on a too small for me orbea and I'm sucking it up  getting something that fits well and help me improve my handling.  

 

I'm thinking a low BB frame seems like a good idea given my penchant for slow turns and questionable technical skills.

 

The local shop carries Redline, Trek/GF and Scott.  

 

Anyone have an idea, Bueller?

Added by Eric Wright on May 23, 2011 at 2:28pm — 5 Comments

Loss of Mojo

I know it ain't a CX bike, but so effing what? Most people around here seem to know what a mountain bike is. I drooled over a number of CX rigs during my SF vacation and I will talk about that in the not too distant future. Finish reading this, go ride and disseminate chaos. 

 

Dr. Evil: Mojo: "The libido. The life force. The essence. The right stuff. What the French call a certain... I don't know what. "



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Added by hellbelly on May 23, 2011 at 12:59pm — 1 Comment

Just go for a ride

I'm just a noob to this sport but it seems that everyone who posts complaints about being in the off season needs to Man up and just go for a ride. This doesn't have to be just a winter sport. In addition no one just comments about simply being out in nature and enjoying the beauty of their surroundings. This sport doesn't have to be about who come in first place.

Added by Lukas Haines on May 22, 2011 at 7:45pm — 2 Comments

CX withdrawls

So it's May and October seems an awful long way off.  My bike is nearly completely disassembled in the shop.  The bare frame and fork are sitting there on the stand.  I don't know what to do.

 

I think I made need to go  sniff the new griffos or fangos in the basement.

 

Maybe I need to buy a new frame.

Anyone have a training plan?

Maybe I need to get serious about buying my tubular wheels.

 

 

How do I stop the shakes or…

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Added by Eric Wright on May 20, 2011 at 6:56am — 5 Comments

Rival vs Apex

What are the main differences between these two?  I am looking at 2 bikes and one has the Apex group and one has the Rival and both are within 50 bucks of each other.   Would I notice the difference between the two groups?

Added by ultidave on May 1, 2011 at 8:15am — 4 Comments

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