Just some ride shots

Some photos of riding in Truckee and Auburn with my 'real' camera (not the iphone).  The extended fall for Auburn is nice, leaves just starting to change! Tahoe got some snow last week but...it's gone except for the highest elevations. Trails are so damn nice right now up there.

Bontrager Chupacabra 29+ tires

More to come with further riding and testing but I just received a pair of the newest 29+ tire and they look like the best option out there, in my honest opinion.  I reviewed a few other Bontrager tires earlier this year. The Chupacabra's are in the same vein as their other TLR (tubeless ready)... Continue Reading →

Donny’s 29er

Donny wanted a lifelong bike, something he could rail on from Crested Butte to Chile. He wanted to have a stiff rear triangle for out of the saddle climbing, and a rig to bikepack around South America where he spends a lot of time being a ski guide.  The geometry could take many routes with... Continue Reading →

Rabbit Hole wheelset FOR SALE

I'm selling my personal 29+ Surly Rabbit Hole wheelset with DT-Swiss hubs (240s front, 350 rear, with 9/10mm through axles). Black spokes and nips. The rear has a white Surly rimstrip and Gorilla tape so it can easily be run tubeless. The front has neither. They are in good condition, normal wear from XC style... Continue Reading →

Ibis 941wheels

This is my first carbon wheelset. I've been pretty much scared of carbon components because I remember when they used to catastrophically break (i guess they still do but less often).  I had one of the first LP Components carbon riser bars around 1994. But since then I've avoided carbon like the plague. But last... Continue Reading →

A short visit to Ned

Last Saturday my significant other out of the blue suggested we pack up and drive to our old town in Colorado...sure, why not? It was a short but sweet trip to where we moved from 2 years ago, Nederland, Colorado.  Fall had fallen for the most part, but the things we missed were all still... Continue Reading →

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