Archive for July 2016

First Ride on the Black Thumper

Today after I got home from my trip to Atlanta I rode my Norco Torrent 7.2 for the first time off road. I rode around on the bar ditches in my neighborhood.  I have ridden these paths before on my Green Thumper, the Jekyll, but this time it was a lot easier on the 27.5…

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I won my dream mountain bike in a raffel

I have been dreaming of getting a mountain bike made in this decade for some time.  My Cannondale Jekyll that I bought used from the first owner way back in the mid 1990s really showed it’s age when I went to the IMBA Southeast Mountain Bike Summit in Brayson City North Carolina.  I got to…

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