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Month: October 2008

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Rock Shox Reba Team 120mm

I came home yesterday to find several care packages from the guys down at SRAM. One of these large black boxes contained the new Rock Shox Reba Team. I have been a long time fan of the Reba fork (having owned two Team models in the past), so I was extremely excited to get this one in for review.... Read More...
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How To Attack A Rock Garden

Rock gardens provide an incredible rush and a challenge during a ride. There is something about blasting over a section of trail that you never thought you would be able to ride. The feel of the suspension soaking up every bump as you wonder if that next rock is going to throw you OTB or off your line is exhilarating.... Read More...
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26" Airtime – Night Ride at Noonday

With the arrival of the Mountain Cycle Rumble, it was time to get out of my riding comfort zone. For a long time now, I have wanted a hardtail that could double as a dirtjump bike and a freeride machine. This deal hit with Mountain Cycle and I was able to get my dream. The Rumble with a Rock Shox Pike bolted up allows 95mm travel for the dj's and 140mm for the freeride sections.... Read More...
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Asheville, North Carolina USA – MTB Heaven

For those of us on the east coast of the United States, Asheville, NC is the capital of mountain biking. There may be other areas that have a better downhill, a better cross country race, etc., but no where on the east coast offers the diversity that Asheville and the surrounding areas provide.... Read More...
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Red Bull Rampage Highlights

Red Bull Rampage, the premier freeride mountain biking competition, held annually from 2001 to 2004, is blasting back onto the scene in 2008, bigger and badder than ever before. From October 2-5, Red Bull Rampage: The Evolution will draw the greatest riders in the world to a new venue just outside Virgin, Utah, offering the most challenging terrain mountain bike competition has ever seen.... Read More...
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Another Great Day – Blankets Creek

It is not very often that you get to have a weekend this great. The weather was absolutely perfect for riding, so after yesterdays mountain excursion...it was time for some local fun with the "family". Jenn is getting better by the week at riding, and this is very exciting to watch.... Read More...
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A Perfect Ride In North Georgia…Almost…

Yesterday, a group of us headed up the the North Georgia mountains to lead a group of riders through the Pinhoti trails in Ellijay. The morning started off cold at the cars which meant the ride temperatures would be perfect. Luckily, it had rained in the area 24 hours before, so the trail was tacky and dust free.... Read More...