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by half cog
5 Apr 2009, 11:36pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Rose tinted glasses?
Replies: 10
Views: 1289

Re: Rose tinted glasses?

Ok I am starting to go on about this ( see death of a simple mountain bike )but it is something I feel quite strongly about. I dont think its anything to do with rose tinted glasses to yearn for the time when bikes where simple hard tails. It was a time when you had to learn to ride in order to mast...
by half cog
30 Mar 2009, 8:58pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Grizedale Forest
Replies: 5
Views: 1819

Re: Grizedale Forest

Hi. Was up there last November. The forest fire roads are very easy stuff. There are some good little bridalways through the trees on the Coniston side of the forest. Have not tried the North Face trail as I dont care much for manufactured trails allthough you might. If you look North of the forest ...
by half cog
29 Mar 2009, 8:25pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Death of the simple 'Mountain Bike' ?
Replies: 60
Views: 16764

Re: Death of the simple 'Mountain Bike' ?

as a confirmed h/t user I would like to make the following point. before the advent of full sussers if you wanted to ride technical trails then you had to learn how to handle a bike. I am not sure that that is as rellevent as it was. I think that full suspension has done to mountain biking what digi...