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Yard Sale: Mortal Terror

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Anna Svagdyzs Well, since my bike is pretty much benched until I can scrape up some decent winter tires and a top end kit, I’m going to tell you a story about the most terrified I’ve ever been on a dirt bike. The scene is Fast Freddy’s Wednesday night motocross ride, and I pretty much have no business being there other than getting in the way of the fast people and ruining the berms for everyone by riding over them and then crashing on the other side. There are three jumps at Fast [Read More...]

Enduro Engineering Tech Tip: Check Your Wheel Bearings

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wheel bearings are often overlooked. Why? Mostly because they don’t give you any trouble UNTIL they completely fail. And if you’ve run them to failure, chances are you have destroyed your hub also. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to come to that. Make a habit of checking your wheel bearings every time you install a new tire or adjust your chain or just have the bike on a stand with the wheels off the ground. It only takes a couple of minutes. To check wheel bearings it is best to have the [Read More...]

Catching Up with GNCC Legend Tommy Norton

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Those of us that have been around for a while undoubtedly have a Tommy Norton memory. Mine is a fairly recent one; it was from the 2013 Somers Fun Turkey Run. My friend Dan and I took a break along a brutal “A only” section to make adjustments to our bikes after getting kicked around for several miles. I’ve ridden the local enduro that runs through the same area but had never ridden this trail before. It was gnarly – large, planted rocks, thick roots, and elevation changes. It was [Read More...]
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