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  • Posted in thread: What type of bike do you have? on 06-11-2016 at 05:27 PM
    Nice rides digi!Did you teach in Alaska or move tere when retired? I taught in Alaska. I flew
    hang gliders in Ca and Colo before getting a job offer to teach in an Eskimo village in "bush"
    Alaska and ...

  • Posted in thread: What type of bike do you have? on 06-11-2016 at 08:18 AM
    I'm a retired teacher. I have an SWorks Roubaix for my road bike. My touring/gravel grinder is
    a Salsa Fargo. My newer mtn bike is a Fischer as is my older mtn bike. My fat bike is a sweet
    carbon Fatb...

  • Posted in thread: New hybrid for wife on 06-01-2016 at 06:56 PM
    It's obviously a quality bike and which of the Trek to get is simply a matter of what you can
    afford and how often your wife will ride it. Always spend as much as you can afford if it's
    going to be ri...

  • Posted in thread: Deciding on a Comfort Bike on 05-31-2016 at 03:52 PM
    I can't speak to the specific bikes but I would caution about disc brakes. There value comes
    into play in wet or rainy conditions on long downhill rides or super muddy conditions where rim
    brakes migh...

  • Posted in thread: Amazing biking speaker on 05-31-2016 at 03:20 PM
    In Tucson there is a weekly night ride starting near the Univ. that gathers dozens of people to
    ride through the area. We went one time and at least three people had speakers on their bikes
    blaring a ...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 05-31-2016 at 04:54 AM
    My wife and I beat our way into a 15mph hr wind yesterday with speeds down to 9mph for some
    stretches but were rewarded with 28mph after we turned around. Today I went out solo along
    Chena Hot Springs...

  • Posted in thread: The last several weeks , , , on 05-31-2016 at 04:52 AM
    Sorry to hear of your very difficult situation. I can only hope things get back to normal soon
    and your son is abe to eventually recover.

  • Posted in thread: Post your riding videos on 05-30-2016 at 04:27 AM
    The best way to do a ride in Denali depends, of course on your abilities but before the Park
    opens it's great to drive back to Teklanika and take off from there, going back as far as legs
    allow (keepi...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 05-29-2016 at 06:32 PM
    151 miles. Started later than I wanted to, and, actually, I really didn't want to do 151, but I
    just couldn't stop. I felt great. The more I rode, the farther I wanted to go. I had no fatigue
    at all!I...

  • Posted in thread: Post your trail signs on 05-26-2016 at 02:57 PM
    I can vouch for the presence of snakes! 22605You won't see that in Alaska!

further north than u