If you or someone you know have lost a very bling little pump on the doongalla (mt dandenong) single trail. Contact me via pm with the brand and colour an I would be more than happy to re unite you with it. Found 14/2/13
I can't see any other way of protecting yourself?
I've had some very close calls with snakes and I have never had a snake get aggressive. I've seen them shocked when I have disturbed them. But never angry and or aggressive, they are always trying to get away from me quick smart.
So the only...
In theory and I say in theory as their are always exceptions to the rule, riding during the times you mentioned should result in more snake sightings than riding in the middle of the day. It is a common mid understanding that snakes are more common in extreme heat or the hottest part of the day...
I can promise you the snakes love the long grass rode mid afternoon last Thursday and saw 2 snakes! Neither were at all interested in me they were both just trying to get outa my way :-)
The braking bumps on comm games are not even that bad! Bloody girls!
If you think they are bad go ride a...
It never ceases to amaze me how many mountain bikers dont cary a basic first aid kit, i carry a very basic kit plus a snake bite kit!
And i have had to use the snake bite kit once allready in 3 years of carrying it
My suggestion would be to work out your sit bone measurement then buy a saddle to suit the width of your air bones, I tried 10+ saddles then got fitted for width at a specialized body geometry dealer, 80 bucks later I have the most comfortable seat I've ever sat on, and have got 3 more since for...
Just stay off the brakes in the top rocky section and you will hold plenty of speed :-)
Are you guys using the old 1st section from the water tower at the top spent to the berms and drop into/ over the top fire road? Or are you starting from the road?
I held off on commenting on your post as i assumed you were taking the piss and thank god you were
Please dont think i think all young fellas are a problem as i dont, i actaully do some trail building/ maintenance with some good yound fellas that work hard and show lots of...
And here it is again, one of the main reasons i stopped riding downhill specific trails!!
LOTS OF DOWNHILL RIDERS ARE INCONSIDERATE TOOLS
When i first started riding downhill everything was rosey, people wanted to help with track work and generally look after the bush. Ten years on...
That road gap looks scary but it's nice and easy, just roll in stay off the brakes and match you angle to the landing area. Used to hit it back in the day, the only problem is if you hit it way to fast the landing used to be rutted out if you land long.
Can i make a suggestion boys, from experience and to protect your hard work stop posting things about this rebuild its not hard to work out were it is and trust me if you do all the hard work and then people find out they will stuff it up for you