Singletrack Nirvana in Ut

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by RideFreak, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. Patj551

    Patj551 Motorcycle & Empowerment Coach

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    Hey Chris,

    Once again I am living vicariously through your videos! Thanks. Looks like footage from a couple Go Pros and maybe even a couple shots of you in front of the camera?

    I believe you mentioned this in another post, and I'm too lazy to dig through all your posts :lol3 but, RE air pressure in Moab. I think you said you run 18psi and no pinch flats while another guy ran 14 and flatted several times. Is that correct?
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  2. RideFreak

    RideFreak Torque Junkie

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    Pat, I ran 18, I could have gotten away with less except for one spot, I came skidding up to the edge of a dropoff in the trail (going too fast to stop and negotiate the downhill properly) as I went over, my front rim hit square on a sharp edge of a big bolder with the full weight of the bike and me on it, came really close to going over the bars. The hit was so hard it bottomed the forks and discovered later also blew a fork seal. I just knew I would be fixing a flat on the front, didn't happen, drooled fork oil everywhere but the tube held. 99% of that riding could have been done with less pressure but that one instance I needed the 18psi. Sometimes we ride at a pretty good clip close together so you don't always have the luxury of picking the line you want, in those situations the extra pressure is really helpfull.
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  3. TooFast

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    FS worked fine on my ASUS I7 720QM, ATI HD 5730 driving a 17" HD screen :wink: just started doing this on YT while watching SX two weeks ago. Always thought something happened to my machine, not your video, just didn't see why, thought maybe some geek would recognize the cause. I'll figure it out yet


    Fixed ! :wings
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  4. Patj551

    Patj551 Motorcycle & Empowerment Coach

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    Agreed. I typically run a bit higher pressure too. I'll sacrifice a bit of traction to avoid flats. Thanks!
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  5. modette

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    FS has worked for me *shrug*

    i7 3.4Ghz Quad Core, 12GB RAM, 1GB video driving 24" screen
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  6. dualsportutah.com

    dualsportutah.com KTMrentals

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    I never get tired of others view of Moab GoPro
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  7. rtadlock

    rtadlock Long timer

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    Awesome videos. Makes me want to get out and ride.
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  8. WRW9751

    WRW9751 7th Day Adventurist

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    Mr. Freak:
    What a Great adventure!
    Thanks for sharing with the rest of us Flatlanders.

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  9. cotrailrdr

    cotrailrdr Been here awhile

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    Great vid. Was on the Sovereign last Sat with my son-in-law. love Moab!
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