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    Daniel the Dog
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    SS is like being a new mountain rider

    I admit, I don't know if SS is my new all the time bike; however, I do enjoy going out on my rigid SS and seeing what I can climb or descend on that bike. It is like a new sport that I have found

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    SS love ....

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    ...love SS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaybo View Post
    I do enjoy going out on my rigid SS and seeing what I can climb or descend on that bike. It is like a new sport that I have found
    I totally get that; I'm experiencing the same thing and feels soooooo good.

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    Same here!
    SS ==> Nut up or Shut up!

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    My room mate (43yr old) and I (24yr old) did a 14 mile run today and she's amazed at what she can ride that she never could on her geared bike.

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    My 19# Niner A9C SS is my favorite bike. The simplicity and how efficient it climbs are addictive.

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    For me, I was always meant to ride SS. On geared bikes, I had used 3 ratios. highest, lowest, middle. Middle when I first get going, highest when I'm on flat or descend, lowest if I'm on any sort of incline. Finding the "right gear" depending on terrain seemed like a far too much work for me. lol
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    SS removes the mental "noise" from cycling for me. Gives me more opportunity to live in the moment and see more of what the trail offers than being mentally distracted by when I should shift and into which gear.
    "Ride what you love, love what you ride"

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    SS is awesome on some trails and just too hard on big climbs; however, it has been fun.

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    Rigid SS is the ONLY way to go.

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