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Mountain Biking

  1. Test riding Mountain Bikes

    by , 27-04-08 at 21:13 (Funners multi coloured waffle....)
    Fantastic day in Dalby Forest at an organised Mountain bike demo day...
    My Lad had booked rides on two fairly expensive pieces of kit, around 2500 each and was looking forward to it...
    it was wet but as we set off on his first test ride (Cube Fritzz) the first descent he just buggered off into the diatnce ! well, I know I'm older and slower but bloody hell, off he went, in my efforts to haul him in again, I managed to "blow up" and had to spend 15 mins on the trail side ...
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    Mountain Biking
  2. Yeaaaa Haaaaa

    by , 30-03-08 at 20:39 (Funners multi coloured waffle....)
    Just spent a week MTBing in the Peak District, kin hell I'm unfit.... however...the rush of downhilling on a suspended MTB is well good.... much higher speeds are attainable and you can still see where you are going... also.anyone who says that Hydralic disc brakes are OTT on a push bike needs to do this !

    Did some gentler rides with the whole family, but had a full day with my lad on some ever so extreme lanes....
    pisser is watching a 12 yr old lad bugger off into the ...
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    Mountain Biking
  3. Punctures again....

    by , 12-02-08 at 22:14 (Funners multi coloured waffle....)
    ARrrggghhhhhh yet another fekin puncture....
    so...since I rekindled my passion for moutian biking, I have managed the sum total of two rides without a puntcure, I've been thru some 10 inner tubes and numerous repairs besides !!!
    so...the last trick was some kevlar liners for the tyres, between the tyres and tubes....
    they wear thru the tubes and puncture tham as well ! FEK FEK FEK !!!!!!
    so . now, I'm trying some slime filled tubes.......I'll report back on progress ...
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    Mountain Biking
  4. Funners blog...

    by , 26-01-08 at 23:46 (Funners multi coloured waffle....)
    well, this is a first.......
    spent the afternoon with my son discussing the very expensive mountain bike he wants to buy...
    nice couple of hours spent drooling over MTB porn....

    Updated 26-01-08 at 23:57 by Funners

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    Mountain Biking

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