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    High Gear Cyclery go out of biz?

    Wow! That's a lot of stuff. Felt like now would be a good time for me to chime in. As a local shop owner who has been in the business for 24 years I felt like I might have something to add. First, I'd like to say that I am not looking for "mercy" business. We are continually trying to earn the...
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    Trail Conditions - Please Read this Thread

    Is there any way you can a add a rating criteria primer? Like 1=muddy nightmare-don't go. 2=Wet areas/should be avoided. 3=A little mucky but generally rideable without need for a full overhaul on your bike when you are done. 4=Trails are buff-go shred.
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    Trail Conditions - Please Read this Thread

    Nice work guys!
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    Feb 28th - Fat Fondo and Poker Rally

    Parking and Reg Hi Y'all! The event is based in the Ball Field parking area in the Center of the park. You need to enter the park from McCaffery rd and drive to the center. Go slow! The speed limit in the park is 20mph and the county would love to give you a ticket! Registration is open at...
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    Feb 28th - Fat Fondo and Poker Rally

    Fat Demos at Fat Fondo Hi Y'all! We are working on figuring out a reservation system for the demos that will be available. It probably won't be possible to get a loaner for the full 4 hour event but we are trying to get as many people on bikes as possible. Also, we are adding another...
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    Cyclists Under Attack by Federal Government. Act Today!

    We do represent in Washington! Each year the League of American Bicyclists hosts the national bike summit which includes a day long "storming" of Capitol Hill to lobby our congressman and Senators on issues important to cyclists. JORBA representatives have present at all of them going back 12...
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    Cyclists Under Attack by Federal Government. Act Today!

    Today the US Senate will vote on two amendments to the transportation appropriations bill today that will eliminate funding for transportation enhancements (Bicycle and Pedestrian projects). These amendments are unacceptable to cyclists. Please contact your Senators via phone and email today to...
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    Long Valley Bike Swap June 20th

    Buy! Sell Trade! Don't miss your chance to get rid of gear you don't need and pick up some stuff you do need. Bike swap will be held at Cycle Craft's Long Valley location on Saturday June 20th. We have a limited number of spaces available to private sellers who want to show off their goodies...
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    MTB Skills Clinic April 25th

    For: Beginner to intermediate riders When: Saturday April 25th 1:00PM-4:00PM Where: Tourne Park Boonton. Ballfield parking lot Why: Because better skills = more fun! Cost: Absolutely Free! Presented by Cycle Craft and Team Bulldog! RSVP to brendan@cyclecraft.com
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    Winter Gear

    Winter Shoes Pearl Izumi has a new winter shoe that is killer. Waterproof, insulated, full cover. The barrier GTX. All the good stuff and pretty reasonably priced. http://cyclecraft.com/itemdetails.cfm?ID=49710&CatalogId=1&catalogTypeId=1&preview=1
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    Festival Thanks From The Sponsors!

    Greetings All! I wanted to extend my thanks to all of the folks at JORBA who made the festival happen. I know what a tremendous amount of work goes in to putting together something like this and you guys did a fantastic job! The festival exceeded my expectations tremendously and it appears as...
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    JORBAFest Schedule

    Sorry about that Rayder The powers that be felt the Poker Run timing was not meshing well with the schedule. I might put one together for later in the fall or maybe spring so keep an eye on the boards. Also, it appears as though my bike toss contest does not excite the insurance types so I...
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    JORBAFest Schedule

    Other Stuff At The Festival The Cycle Craft Poker Rally got squeezed out by the tons of other rides so we are going to throw our prizes in to the general raffle. But make sure you stop by our truck for some other fun contests and prizes! We will be featuring, a log sawing contest, and a flat...
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    Seat Position ...

    Not trying to be jerk but.... Dr Andy Pruitt and a bunch of other folks at the Boulder Institute for Sports Medicine are considered the experts on this. While RC is a terrific magazine writer/editor, a legend in mountain biking, and a nice guy to boot, I gotta go with the scientists on this...
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    Seat Position ...

    Knee position The little knobby protrusion just below the knee cap is called the tibial tuberosity. It's easy to find on most folks but not on some. Conventional wisdom states that if you hold the plumb line from this spot you want it to point directly over the center of the pedal spindle. We...
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