Added reply in a thread My paralyzed girlfriend - unassisted pedaling 7/16/2015 10:43 AM

We've been starting to do some of the smaller local races, Burleson MX and Scramblecross. We went to Oak Hill last weekend and really liked it, I'm going to start riding there more. River Valley, probably once a month lately. I grew up primarily racing ... more »

Started new thread My paralyzed girlfriend - unassisted pedaling 7/15/2015 8:06 PM

Tonight, my girlfriend reached a pretty big milestone in her spinal cord injury recovery. For the first time in over two years, she has pedaled her mountain bike unassisted! We've been working at this for a few months now, a few nights a week I'll pedal ... more »

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Added reply in a thread European MX 50cc 7/13/2015 4:26 PM

Those bikes must be a serious labor of love, both to build and maintain. Looks like a blast!

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Added reply in a thread Post a picture of your Mountain Bikes 7/12/2015 8:32 PM

I ride a Redline Monocog 29er, chromoly steel frame and fork, single speed, tubeless. It's just so simple and reliable, and works pretty well on the relatively flat trails around here.

My girlfriend has a Giant Revel 29er. She actually broke ... more »
Added reply in a thread MX video for young kids? 7/12/2015 8:16 PM

On Any Sunday, and Motocrossed.

Added reply in a thread Hope Mike Brown is OK. He's down. 7/5/2015 6:11 PM

Scary, glad he's alright!

Added reply in a thread First time Larocco hit Larocco's Leap 7/4/2015 2:47 PM

Very cool!

Added reply in a thread 2 Stroke Direct Injection is coming (for real). 7/4/2015 2:41 PM

That's what I'm waiting for. That would be such a useful tuning tool.

Added reply in a thread Barcia = Wow !!!!!! 7/4/2015 2:33 PM

Going into this season I had him pegged for top-5 finishes at best. Things are starting to click for him, impressive ride!

Added reply in a thread 2 Stroke Direct Injection is coming (for real). 7/4/2015 8:23 AM

I'm all for it. I'm patiently waiting for some real ride reports and long haul tests.

Added bike check Andrew337's Yamaha 7/4/2015 8:00 AM
Andrew337's Yamaha
Added reply in a thread MX During College? 6/26/2015 11:57 AM

The rulebook is pretty open-ended so that teams have to make decisions for themselves and be able to defend their decisions to design judges. The general rules are that they have to be 600cc or less, with a single 20mm intake restrictor, and run on 93 ... more »

Added reply in a thread MX During College? 6/26/2015 9:26 AM

+1 on the mountain bike, so much easier/cheaper to store and maintain. I had 5 or 6 trails within a 30 minute drive. It's a lot easier to find time to break away for a mountain bike ride than moto. And seriously look into the Formula SAE program to get

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Added reply in a thread Paraplegic modifications 6/24/2015 3:23 PM

Sorry to hear about your injury. It hits close to home for me, as my girlfriend is a T11 paraplegic since a mountain bike crash two years ago. See if you can find a copy of the Jan. '15 Dirt Rider magazine, Doug Henry was the guest editor and there were ... more »

Added reply in a thread MX During College? 6/24/2015 11:08 AM

If you're considering Rutgers I would look into joining their Formula SAE team. It is a student design competition by the Society of Automotive Engineers, where students design, build, and compete a built-from-scratch racecar every year. You will gain ... more »