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Crashing Your Bicycle into Golden Leaves

It was a stupid idea, I knew that within 30 feet of entering the trail head.   Night riding on the most root strewn trail, the night after a huge wind storm blew threw the area which left roughly 2 inches of wet leaves to hide those evil roots. It was a Stupid Idea Night Riding Last Night I could feel it, my lights weren’t picking…

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Attempting a Vlog for Bike Shop Girl

I’m working out the kinks to do the weekly vlog again.   A few different goals for these: What to wear, or random tip on the go What’s on review Mail bag questions Here’s a rough spot of an idea.  Working out audio, and on the go ability to make it a smoother job to work. Feedback and feelings please.

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Continental Mountain King 29×2.4 Tire Initial Review

Last week I finally received my new Industry Nine wheels that have been on order for about a month.   The same time as the wheels I had ordered a couple Continental tires that I’ve had my eye on for awhile that no one has used locally that I have been able to find. The Continental Mountain King 29×2.4 for the front and the Race King…

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Tomorrow is my Birthday, This is What I’m Wishing For

November 13th is the day that I annually turn one year older, or my mother reminds me that she was in labor for four painful days with me. Either way, I’m going to be older which means I’ll be wiser.   I plan on getting up before the sun, riding my yet to be unveiled bicycle and then go golfing with my parents. In an effort…

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Review: Cutter Tech Knickerbocker

MSRP : $149.99 Details : A very stretchy, comfortable knicker that was designed for those that pedal more than stand. Roughly 11 months ago we were gifted with a pair of Cutter Tech Knickerbockers, which were originally reviewed for commuting purposes at Commute By Bike.  Since I’ve been rocking them lately for mountain biking and they will be going in to my “How to dress…

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Bicycle Industry Regressing

The Bicycle Industry is Regressing

As technology expands and new bike products, or forms of bike products,  hit the market the market grows – or so one thinks. If you look at the basic roll of the wheel in the past 10 years we’ve had full suspension to the masses, lighter carbon road and mountain bikes, 29″ and 27.5″ wheel sizes,  carbon wheels, stainless steel tubing and more tech driven…

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Twin Six Fat Cyclist Jersey

Thank God for Spandex – I’ve Gotten Fat

Relatively speaking, I’ve been doing my best to not hold back lately on this blog, as well as that one.    A small part of me hopes to gain more readership from this, and not piss off too many people.  The comments have been warm and the feedback is also honest, I thank you all for that. The Meat of the Matter I’m fat, fat for…

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Luna Sports Donates to High School Mountain Bike Team

Across the country small pockets of youth in middle and high schools are creating their own cycling team. LUNA Sport recently donated $2,000 to the NorCal High School Cycling League at the annual Cyclefest Fundraiser. This money will go towards sending eight girls to the NorCal high school mountain bike series during their 2011 season. The NorCal League continues to grow fast as more and…

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Bicycle Recovery

Steps to Recovery After My Bicycle Accident

Physically, the recovery from my accident has been pretty straight forward. My mom and lady friend (wife in lesbian terms) took care of me in every way possible for the 48 hours immediately following the accident. My legs, left hip and lower back all didn’t want to work well for me. The drugs helped curb the pain but not being able to walk or even…

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