Norco LT 6.1 – 2010 Review
Review, photos and videos by Lee Lau
First Looks and components
The Norco LT 6.1 is a long-travel bike from Norco that sits in the “all-mountain” category but with a bias to downhill performance. I’ve already taken a look at the Norco LT 6.1’s components and briefly reviewed the bike in a First [...]
I wanted to let you guys know about my newest article for VitalMTB.com covering some good pre-ride warm up techniques. You can link to it by clicking here . Enjoy!
Share on Facebook — full article at bikejames.com
I headed out to Bent Creek for some mountain bike action last night. The air was humid and the trails were dry. In an effort to be social, I hooked up with Gordy, Than, Stephen, Steve and another guy. It was a fun, laid back group. A little too laid back for what I had ... — full article at ashevillejanes.blogspot.com
The only time I have ever dropped a chain while riding singlespeed was because I didn't have enough chain tension and that appears to have what happened while riding at Huntington on Monday. I had just hammered up the climb from Hopewell Road and heading up to the intersection with the white ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
Okay, this came to me out of the blue, but it sounds like a great opportunity for some NorCal Pro or soon-to-be Pro to get some exposure: MTV Networks is looking for a downhill mountain bike racer between the ages of 25-35 who is willing to relocate to San Francisco, CA for 4 to 5 weeks to help ... — full article at norcalmtnbikeracing.blogspot.com
Before Date:May 15, 2010 Trail Boss :Paula Burton Email: peburtonataoldotcom Town: Redding Location: Collis P. Huntington Trail(s) worked on: Rock and Roll How did you use the trail?: Trail Maintenance What was the time of day?: Morning Duration (hours): 3 Observations: Vincent Rinaldi, ... — full article at ctnemba.blogspot.com
Jamie Goldman hosted the first annual “UpsideDown and UnderGround” bike competition two weekends ago [April 29th – May 2nd 2010] at his house in Bend, Oregon. The weekend consisted of 2 different events, the Best Trick competition on the middle line and the Slopestyle comp off of Jamie’s back ... — full article at vimeo.com
I got some requests from people after my original Barefoot Pedaling post about how to pedal with the aid of the clipless interface. After thinking about it I realized it should be exactly how you run but clipless pedals allow you to change that natural rhythm. This video ... — full article at bikejames.com
Date of activity: May 17, 2010 Condition of trail(s): Mostly dry, patches of mud from Saturday night storm Trail Ambassador Name: Don Hazuka Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Town: Clinton / Westbrook Location: Cockaponset / Weber Woods Trail(s) ridden: Green/yellow/white/red/orange How did you ... — full article at ctnemba.blogspot.com
The air was cooler than it has been, around 75 degrees, but just as muggy. As I spun down the driveway and onto the main road, there was blue sky, huge white clouds and even bigger gray clouds. The sun felt good on my skin and the wind on my face was refreshing. I ... — full article at ashevillejanes.blogspot.com
The second installment of the Monday RAW ride at Huntington SP had a new edition, Rick Brodsky from Newtown. Having gotten out late from work we started riding at 6 PM and it looked like it was threatening to rain. It was a nice temperature, though, and a little buggy. We rode counter ... — full article at ctnemba.blogspot.com
All the cockpit adjustments paid off on Sunday for an afternoon ride to Southbury on Sunday. Shifting was superb, Katie loved the new saddle, the bars in the front for me were awesome, and Katie loved all the new hand positions she got with the ergons. I think the one thing I would change if ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
Date of Activity: 5/17/10 Condition of Trails(s): Awesome Trail Ambassador Name: Mark Lurie, Vin Lore, Rick Brodsky Trail Ambassador Email: ctnemba at gmail dot com Town: Bethel/Redding Location: Collis P Huntington State Park Trail(s) Ridden: All over How did you use the trail: Mt. Biking ... — full article at ctnemba.blogspot.com
Date of Activity: 5/1710 Condition of Trails(s): Fantastic! All cleared and rippable. A few muddy stream crossings that I always walk. A few of these crossings could use some work -- maybe later this year I can help the master-builders with this work. Trail Ambassador Name: Lon Hultgren Trail ... — full article at ctnemba.blogspot.com
Saturday, May 15 , 2010 Condition of Trails: Dry Trail Ambassador Name: Rich C, Dave Francefort, Rich Stinch Trail Ambassador Email: mtnbikerdad[at]yahoo[dot]com Town: Trumbull Location: Pequonnock Valley State Forest Trails Ridden: Various How did you use the trail?: TM, Mountain Biking, ... — full article at ctnemba.blogspot.com
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Banshee/Mythic Factory Team is very proud to announce the signing of Adam Brayton and Tom Deacon for 2010 World Cup DH season.
Banshee Bikes (Mythic Bikes in the UK), high end mountain bike frame producers, is proud to announce that Adam Brayton, the 20 year old ripper from the Lake District in England, and Tom Deacon, [...]
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San Diego, Calif. (May 17, 2010) There will be a lot of smiling faces at the National City Boys & Girls Club (in San Diego County) on June 5th. That’s when Kimberlee’s Bikes for Kids (www.kimsbikes.org) will be distributing 400 brand new bikes, helmets and locks to needy children in the [...]
Race report from the BRIGADE
Well, the weather wasn’t really what I was expecting for a come back on the circuit : ) but after a couple of run in the DH and 4X I was enjoying myself !!!
I have to say it was a little bit hard to do all the training between DH and [...]
Back when I first got “really serious” about mountain biking, I used to go on these 7AM shop rides with two guys who I will call “Little Jacob” and “Big Jacob.” There was a bitter rivalry between them, so any ride they went on together was destined to ... — full article at 29ercrew.com
Date of Activity: 5-15-2010 Condition of Trail: Outstanding Trail Ambassador Name: Daren Casey Email: email@example.com Town: Grayville Location: Amston Trail(s) Ridden: Up the short side to Kings Crest, down to the center and then the bottom loop with skinnies back to the ... — full article at ctnemba.blogspot.com
It was hot and humid and the morning of blue sky was being displaced by the dark gray storm clouds moving in. After checking the weather map on the internet, I knew there was a chance of being caught out in the middle of the parkway in a thunderstorm. Jubal was excited about the trip and ... — full article at ashevillejanes.blogspot.com