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    I had some time after lunch and went on this site...

    I had some time after lunch and went on this site to see if it was still here. I am not a regular FB user, and so my tablet wants me to put in a password every time I use FB. What a pain. I do not...
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    I was going to have the woman in my office, that...

    I was going to have the woman in my office, that immigrated here from Russia about 20 years ago, take a look at it. It might be a mountain biker that has something useful to say. Unfortunately, she...
  3. Sticky: Agree with Cotharyus about his opinion on the...

    Agree with Cotharyus about his opinion on the organic matter. Not all soil is the same. I have extensive experience with MB. the soil there mostly is sandy clay. it absorbs water well and is fine...
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    I remember that old trail.

    I remember that old trail.
  5. My office friend's son's team is still near the...

    My office friend's son's team is still near the bottom of the pack. But he is gaining some experience, and getting faster. In the last race, he was the fastest of his 4 men teammates at Lock 4...
  6. Sticky: I know, I had a difficult time imagining that. ...

    I know, I had a difficult time imagining that. Gave up very quickly.!!!
  7. Steve: Thanks so much for getting this going at...

    Steve: Thanks so much for getting this going at your son's school. I think this is a wonderful new aspect of our sport. Will get so many more people into the sport at an age that many will...
  8. Sticky: Rode Phase 2.1 yesterday for first time. We...

    Rode Phase 2.1 yesterday for first time. We started this in August 2012. Finished 1.5 miles by August 2013. Now, August 2014, have it open. Woo. Hoo!

    I thought fast and fun. Will continue to...
  9. Little small for my candidate. Thanks

    Little small for my candidate. Thanks
  10. Bump

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  11. What height rider would you think this would fit?...

    What height rider would you think this would fit? How many miles would you estimate is on the bike?
  12. Man, thanks for that info. I will pass that...

    Man, thanks for that info. I will pass that along.
  13. Bike Recommendations for youth MTB racing

    I have a friend here at the office whose son is about 15, and has joined his high school MTB team. He has a bike that he has about outgrown, and his dad is talking about getting him a new bike. He...
  14. I know, that is unfortunate. Still, I hope that...

    I know, that is unfortunate. Still, I hope that a lot of folks will turn out for this. It would be good to show the Mayor and his folks that the mountain bike community is happy with the new trail....
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    Apparent Chain Skipping - Resolved

    Some of you more experienced home mechanics know that when your chain starts to skip a notch upon steep hard pedaling, then you can almost always assume that the chain ring is worn out. This usually...
  16. SORBA Mid-TN -- Ale for the Trail - This Saturday, May 3

    :hi: You are all invited to our 3d Annual Ale for the Trail craft beer tasting event at Land Rover Nashville, in Brentwood. Starts at 6pm. All proceeds will go to support mountain bike trail...
  17. Was not there due to knee surgery, but from...

    Was not there due to knee surgery, but from emails found out that lots was accomplished. In addition to what Austin said, Chris brought his mower out and used it to mow the field trails real close, ...
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    Saw Doc today. He thinks crystals are calcium,...

    Saw Doc today. He thinks crystals are calcium, not urate. So he thinks more likely pseudo gout. Gout, he said almost always strikes first in the foot. Only rarely the knees. I guess good news...
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    Winter creeper, what type injury & surgery? ...

    Winter creeper, what type injury & surgery? Appreciate u sharing your experience.
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    I used one yesterday at PT. Nice device. ...

    I used one yesterday at PT. Nice device. Thought about making one.
  21. Sticky: Based on the news about Dickson county, I bet MB...

    Based on the news about Dickson county, I bet MB trails are a mess. Sure hope no major trees; just limbs. Any further news? Eric?
  22. Sticky: Jim: My power was out for 13 hours. Sure...

    Jim: My power was out for 13 hours. Sure appreciate your hard work getting it turned back on.
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    Stopped pain meds today and working on regaining...

    Stopped pain meds today and working on regaining range of motion. That hurts. But just walking does already feel better than before the surgery.
    Worried about the gout-like crystals that Doc...
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    Bruno did my bicep tendon repair just before his...

    Bruno did my bicep tendon repair just before his retirement. Great dr. What is a partial replacement? My dr. This time is Pagnani. Has operated on my knee before about 10 yrs ago.
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    Knee surgery today

    Got arthroscopic surgery today. Torn meniscus . But dr. Found Gout-like crystals on back of patella and other places as we'll. he only talked to my wife, since I was pretty much out of it. Also,...
  26. There may be a few that work that afternoon. ...

    There may be a few that work that afternoon. Cotharus said he might come and work PM. Contact him on this forum and confirm. Sorba tool trailer will likely pack up at 1pm. But thanx for your...
  27. Thanks Austin. I sat in the meeting where we...

    Thanks Austin. I sat in the meeting where we (SORBA Mid TN) agreed to build Bells Bend if Metro would design/build PWP. We have to hold up our end of the bargain. Obviously, we would all rather be...
  28. I don't know how many of you came out for the...

    I don't know how many of you came out for the event, but it was very well attended. We had 140 pre-register, and another 75 sign up on the day of the event. It was pretty awesome. I did not ride,...
  29. SORBA Mid-TN Workday at Bells Bend March 2

    https://www.facebook.com/IMBASORBAMiddleTN

    9am to 1 pm.

    Darryl, Chris, Eric, Mark, Austin and I met last weekend out there and used the new machine to rough cut some wooded sections. I laid...
  30. SORBA Mid-TN Social at 12 South Thursday 2/6

    :hi: Come out to 12 South Tap Room from 5-7 pm Thursday. Visit with your friends and meet other lovers of the sport. Notice has gone out to SORBA members, but we want everybody to feel welcome.
  31. Thread: Tubeless

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    And Stephen, I had that explosion experience too....

    And Stephen, I had that explosion experience too. quite a surprise. I was using Kenda Karmas and on an old rim on my Fat Chance. Had no idea this could happen. Very loud explosion. Blew tire...
  32. Thread: Tubeless

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    Ok, here is my best secret: Brush on Stans...

    Ok, here is my best secret: Brush on Stans sealant instead of soapy water all around the rim edge and tire seat area. pretty messy, but I have mounted tires and had no bubbles with soapy water test...
  33. Thread: Tubeless

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    tubeless with regular tires gives you lower...

    tubeless with regular tires gives you lower rolling resistance. Also, allows more compliant surface to your tire at point of contact, so better traction is sketchy climbing situations. I can really...
  34. Thanks Robert, I hope you get some takers. I...

    Thanks Robert, I hope you get some takers. I will add, that is anyone wants to ride less than 40 miles, there is a 26 mile option that has been added to the itinerary. ...
  35. For those that are wondering, SORBA Mid TN is...

    For those that are wondering, SORBA Mid TN is hosting this 40 mile gravel grinder Feb 16. here is more info.

    http://sorbamidtn.org/2013/12/gravel-love-potion-40/

    This is a fundraiser to help...
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    Thanks for the info about Jim. He is an...

    Thanks for the info about Jim. He is an outstanding athlete that has serious perseverance. Great job, Jim.
  37. Thread: Heat Woes

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    Still no answer from Flamegas. I called...

    Still no answer from Flamegas. I called Amerigas, who is the parent company, or at least the supplier to Flamegas. They said that they would notify the national office and have someone call me. ...
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    That looks **** cold and wet to me. You guys are...

    That looks **** cold and wet to me. You guys are bad ass.
  39. Thread: Heat Woes

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    Heat Woes

    Central heat went out Saturday. Repairman said heat exchanger has to be taken out and cleaned of accumulated soot. I am on propane. Also burners rusty and needing replacement.

    I cut wood...
  40. Cane Ridge Trail Work - Volunteers Needed Dec. 8

    Everybody, Lets push a little more trail construction on Cane Ridge Phase 2. We are so close to getting the next 2 miles ready to open.

    Here's the link to the announcement:
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    Cane Ridge Workday 11-17 a success

    Even with the impending rain, about 15 hardy volunteers showed up to work last Sunday morning. Thinking that it would start raining hard soon, we employed them to carry lumber back into Phase 2 to a...
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    A little History

    This trail is coming together due to some very fortunate occurrences:

    1. The Birch Preserve property, acquired by FOWP was up for public comment on the Management Plan. Primarily due to this...
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    I ended up just replacing the x9 with an x0 9...

    I ended up just replacing the x9 with an x0 9 speed. I am using a short cage rear derailleur with a 30t chainring, and 11-34 cassette on my 29er. This barely works, but keeps the chain really tight...
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    I read on mtbr that you can use a Shimano XTR...

    I read on mtbr that you can use a Shimano XTR M986 (10-sp) rear derailleur with 9-speed SRAM shifters, if you use a 6mm spacer under the cable lock bolt. Somebody figured this out that it corrects...
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    Can you use the Type 2, (with clutch) 10speed...

    Can you use the Type 2, (with clutch) 10speed SRAM rear derailleur with a 9 speed twist grip shifter? I like the clutch idea, but do not want to spend all the money to go to full 10-speed. Recently...
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    Can you use the Type 2, (with clutch) 10speed...

    Can you use the Type 2, (with clutch) 10speed SRAM rear derailleur with a 9 speed twist grip shifter? I like the clutch idea, but do not want to spend all the money to go to full 10-speed. Recently...
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    Those fall line sections have gotten down to...

    Those fall line sections have gotten down to solid rock, so of course, they will not change or erode further. In this case, fall line trail is not a problem.
  48. We had a good workday. About a dozen volunteers....

    We had a good workday. About a dozen volunteers. Several of us worked on a bridge. The rest of our crew pushed new corridor forward, then went back and groomed some rough corridor a little nicer. ...
  49. Also, I would add: The parent needs to be...

    Also, I would add: The parent needs to be responsible for their child staying focused on the work. We have had some volunteers bring their children and then they forget about them, and they are...
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    What Cotharyus is talking about: "I'm looking...

    What Cotharyus is talking about: "I'm looking forward to seeing some more work days at Bell's Bend to hold our side of this up."

    SORBA Mid-TN basically agreed to build, with club volunteers, 5...
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