Haha! I guess I need to go check out Pile O' Rocks tomorrow.
I'll be going into it blind…can't wait!
Anyone know where the snow is? 7th rideable?
Tuesday pushed up to 7th (quite a workout in itself!), quite a bit of snow, sorta rideable in spots, so rode and floundered down - fun if you're into that sort of thing! Warm rain and temps needed. Snow still to Executioner, but probably a better choice!
Just found this:
The re-routing of Ol' Buck sounds good. As a rider and runner, though, I don't enjoy machine groomed gravel sidewalks to access the singletrack, the ups should be enjoyable too!
with Baden-Powell west of Old Buck? The first tough-ish rock climb west of the bridge is widened and mushy, and there's 2 of those bobcat diggers poised for….something. Anyone know what's in the works? I just really don't want it turned into a sidewalk, like the upper Lynn Loop - takes away any "wild" or "natural" trail feel makes it look all the same, and less challenging. How about just a bit more drainage and toss a few rocks to the side? A more sustainable trail built by hand would be much more enjoyable, and plenty of volunteers show up if asked. Is it possible to adopt a piece of the BP? Don't know who the landowners are for that stretch.
I am loving my showers pass 2.1 for the fit and the right weight AND I got it through backcountry.com for $129! Keep your eye on items you're looking for, then the right size or colour pops up and you can often snap it up for an amazing price.
So, who remembers that move when it was part of the Hell of the North "XC" race route?
I remember the rope that hung down the rockface!
Old people. :)
Ya young whippersnappers! The good ol' days, on my Kona Explosif, with those great v-brakes….I do recall actual loam on the top part of Dales.
Thanks, Syncro…less messy than a pruning saw, I expect!
Sounds like old age…
partly…I don't seem to bounce like i used to!
Lupus for sure.
Web MD says…
I knew I'd get lots of helpful suggestions!:lol:
[QUOTE=cerealkilla';2770539] However, icing (incessantly, 10 on 5 off in at least 3 cycles, several times per day, is a good starting point. If you're concerned that it's more than just you being a big baby…
thanks, cerealkilla'! good excuse to get out of yard work and onto the couch…
NSMB is and always will be THE place for medical advice.
For this type of injury (and most others): Grab a case of beer, start drinking, stop whining. If pain persists after one week of treatment remove the offending limb. Repeat.
^^^^ so far, this and plenty of ibuprofen seem to do the trick! I was hoping someone would suggest "Get a better bike!"
So I took a tumble on rock yesterday and whacked just below my knee, some blood, no big deal, felt a bit numb or weak behind my knee. Got back on and kept riding, all okay, just a bit of a weird feeling behind my knee. No issues later in the day, but when I got up this morning, I could barely put weight on my leg, kinda painful weakness. No trauma whatsoever to side or back of knee. Did some gentle stretching (hurts to flex or extend too much) and after a while able to walk pretty normally. Now whenever I sit down, it's sore and weak again when I stand up and limp around a bit until it gets moving normally again. Did I do a bit of nerve damage? hyperextend it? Just never did anything like it before, from a rather innocuous hit. Ideas?
what kind of doubles?
- we own 2 ancient, refurbished 20-year-old Necky Tofino doubles (bought for cheap from a friend's rental fleet, sea pigs, as we call them, but carry tons of gear, pretty much un-dumpable, extremely safe for kids etc.
- rented two passat G3s, one made into a triple for with seat in middle hatch, plenty of storage, a little more sleek for paddling
- even the recreational werner paddles are good to go with, since we're not going anywhere too fast
-vhf radio another essential piece of gear for multi-day trips