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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
PostPosted: Sun October 01, 2017 8:07 pm 
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Puncture #5 happened on the way home from an 18 mile ride on smooth pavement trails with 100 psi. Luckily I was already on my street.

Guys at the bike shop helped me find a pretty gnarly glass puncture hole on those shitty tires this $250 bike came with. Invested in some gatorskins today.


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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
PostPosted: Mon October 02, 2017 12:15 pm 
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gatorskins are great.

http://b4hpdx.com/wp-content/uploads/B4 ... iculum.pdf

They've updated it a bit with some new pictures.

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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
PostPosted: Tue October 10, 2017 8:00 pm 
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Yeah, loving these gatorskins.

Hard to believe I fell off my bike, sustained some heavy face bruising and chipped most of my front teeth off less than two months ago. I ride to and from work every day now and regular hit the trails when I have a day off. When me and the lady want to go for a dinner or grocery store in the neighborhood, we ride together. When I'm at home, I look longingly at my bike. Cycling for me has become an addiction that may actually not be healthy. I went from novice rider to hating being in a car in a very short time.


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 Post subject: Re: The Biking Thread
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Pretty much in love with the Bike Snob blog.


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