Category Archives: Mountain biking

I’ve got air!

I spent a bunch of time on the Internet reading about how to mount a UST tubeless tire. Also watched a few YouTube videos. Bottom line, it is possible to do it without a compressor or CO2. Basic approach is … Continue reading

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New Bike

I finally paid for my new (actually used) mountain bike so I’m starting to make it my own. One of the issues I had with it was the rear tire, which I don’t like at all. It just doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Barton Creek Update

Got out on my new Intense 29er yesterday afternoon, which was bad timing as it was hot, hot, hot! I ran into a group of guys who looked a little lost, so I stopped to talk and learned that they … Continue reading

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A new ride

I’ve been shopping for a new mountain bike, but so far everything that I like is way too expensive. Today I tried out an Intense Spider 29 in the greenbelt that a friend has for sale. So far I like the way it … Continue reading

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Broken Chain

I headed out for a ride this morning, starting down sweet sixteen and broke my chain at the first climb. Good thing I wasn’t very far down the trail as it ended up in three pieces. I guess I should … Continue reading

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Paradise on Friday

Greenbelt View Since it was a Friday I took ride downstream to try a few obstacles between Mopac and 360 that I don’t normally ride. On the weekends there are way too many hikers on the trail for me since … Continue reading

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Sculpture Falls Dry

Got out for a ride this morning and decided to revisit a trail that I call Beat It. Pretty much a solid rock garden that follows the south ridge of the creek. The picture gives you an idea of the … Continue reading

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New Bike

I’ve been thinking of buying a new mountain bike, so I’ve been renting one now and then to see what I like. All 29ers so far. Yesterday I took out a Pivot from Cycle Progression, a boutique shop on South … Continue reading

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