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Temperature Cliff

Today has to be the most extreme temperature shift I’ve ever seen.  I woke up this morning to light rain and temperatures in the low 60s outside.   170 more words

Matt Gholson

GoPro Hero5 And Why You Maybe Should Buy It

Hey its Christmas time so there’s a new Gopro camera out and a new promo video to go with it, and as usual it looks amazing. 390 more words

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Awesome Fall Weather at Miller Grove Cemetery

This Veteran’s Day weekend has been fantastic for mountain biking.  Temps have got down around freezing overnight but warmed enough for summer riding attire during the day.   171 more words

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A Rude Awakening

Well for a bit over a month now I’ve been back to regular full time employment as a teacher, which is great.  I’ve got a tough commute and for the first couple of weeks it was getting the better of me, but I’m adapting.   450 more words

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So Long Monte

I said goodbye to a faithful companion last night, I sold my Monte Carlo.  This was the first car that I purchased myself in 2005.  It was two years old and only had 20,000 miles.   278 more words

Matt Gholson

Why I Ride Junk Mountain Bike Stuff

When I did my mountain biking trip in the U.P. I actually wished I had a better bike.  Don’t get me wrong, my 2×7 drive train was adequate, my brakes stopped me, and I didn’t have any flats; still there were times I would have benefited from a faster shifting drivetrain with a wider range, a more responsive fork, and a lighter bike.   611 more words

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Knockoff SPD-SL Cleats: You Get What You Pay For

I have only one problem with my Shimano SPD-SL pedals, the cleats wear out every year.  Shimano cleats are made of plastic so it’s not like they should last forever, but at 29 bucks they are some really expesnsive plastic.   543 more words

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