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Old 6 June 2019, 10:39
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Price? I'm sure it's in the neighborhood of a good, used car. But I'm just being curious.
$9,999.00
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Old 6 June 2019, 12:35
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Old 8 June 2019, 18:29
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$9,999.00
Not that it makes that much difference because they're expensive as hell, but... that is full boat, and they're about $1500 less in the shops. And Pivot has a few models that are in the $5k range that are simply slightly heavier than the one in the picture. Same fun, just about 5 pounds less weight.
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Old 16 June 2019, 13:39
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Anybody do any bikepacking? I have the lightweight cmaping gear just need to get some bike bags and get my ass back in riding shape. I'm wanting to do some weekend/long weekend trips and then this:

https://bikepacking.com/routes/idaho-smoke-n-fire-400/
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Old 16 June 2019, 16:23
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... just need to get some bike bags ..
I've got a set of Fastrax side cases/panniers off one of the BMWs doing nothing at my house that would work for a bike.

https://4wheelonline.com/motorcycle/...lebag.282501.0

They're in good shape, some fading from two seasons' use; have a built-in rain cover, expandable floor. Easy work for your skillset to rig over a rear-wheel luggage shelf.

Yours if you want them.
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Old 4 September 2019, 14:42
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I try to ride 20 miles a day. I ride on rails to trails and stay off the road. Too many people texting. I'm looking at a gravel bike the Orbea Terra Anyone have any experience with them?

I'm also craving a Trek Full Stache....
and a Orbea Gain Ebike..
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Old 4 September 2019, 17:07
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I try to ride 20 miles a day. I ride on rails to trails and stay off the road. Too many people texting. I'm looking at a gravel bike the Orbea Terra Anyone have any experience with them?

I'm also craving a Trek Full Stache....
and a Orbea Gain Ebike..
Sweet looking bike. I recently bought a Cannondale Topstone and have been happy with it.
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Old 7 September 2019, 11:18
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Question for the audience: is anyone using these airbag helmets?

https://hovding.com/

I am thinking of giving one to my Godmother as a gift, but was wondering whether it may be too hot to wear during the sweaty DC summers. Thanks in advance for the feedback!
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Old 7 September 2019, 15:40
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Question for the audience: is anyone using these airbag helmets?

https://hovding.com/

I am thinking of giving one to my Godmother as a gift, but was wondering whether it may be too hot to wear during the sweaty DC summers. Thanks in advance for the feedback!
I do not have any experience with them, however, that will trap a bunch of heat just where heat should be escaping. Just living in DC in the summer is too sweaty, adding something that traps air around the neck probably wouldn't feel to good. That, of course, is my opinion.

The variables are time of day and what is she riding? I ride a tri bike and without the air flow of going 15-20 mph in the summer I'd probably stroke out, it sucks. IMHO that's an expensive "we'll see" purchase.
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Old 8 September 2019, 15:03
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Thanks for your thoughts, HM. I am not sure of what exactly she rides (nothing fancy or high-speed), but I do know that she takes the C&O Canal on weekends (or similar paths) and she rides fairly slow... so it sounds like Hodving could turn into a heat trap pretty quickly.

I appreciate the advice!
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Old 17 September 2019, 16:27
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As fast as he ws going on that path,he is one lucky SOB

Motorcyclist falls off Colorado cliff, splashes into water, survives
Rich Hogge survived a fall from a cliff into water below during a Colorado trip and captured the entire incident on a camera attached to his helmet.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/vira...ves/vi-AAHoxqb
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