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    I go mountain biking for the first time in years and fail!

    I go mountain biking for the first time in years and fail!


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    Where's the fail? I was expecting a good crash or something......

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    Imagine when I tried a ride recently that I last rode in my late 40s and completed albeit much slower now at 63.
    The slopes are much steeper and longer than they used to be. Something about tectonic drift/shift causes it.

    And to think I used to do it 4 times in a day on my 18 speed Rockhopper and never lose any breath. 27 speed barely pulled it off now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by newnan3 View Post
    Where's the fail? I was expecting a good crash or something......
    The fail was not being able to ride all the way up the hill. A 27 tooth cog isn't going to cut it. Going to need a 32 tooth cog.

    The fail is not being able to ride all sections of that trail on the way down. I think once I get some skills going again I can ride most of it. Some of those sections I'll only be able to do by lowering my seatpost. Which isn't going to happen since it's seized to the frame..hahaha.

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    I am Keski's disembodied arms and hands.

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