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DNA Specialized Demo, Pass Mountain

November 14, 2009

It was a beautiful morning for a DNA Specialized demo ride. I took out the Specialized Epic Marathon 29er for my first pass at Pass Mountain. I’ve always wanted to feel that trail with 29 inched under me…and wow. It was way better than I expected (and I expected a lot). The Epic 29er climbs […]

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Why I Should Be Special (ized)

September 17, 2009

What really makes me different from all the other applicants who are socially connected passionate riders like myself? Here’s what I bring to the table and why I am the right guy for the job: I’m not one who generally brags about himself, but if my passion for mountain biking will earn me a spot […]

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Review: Specialized Captain Control 2Bliss 2.20

July 25, 2009

I found Ned Overend’s Captain Control by chance when my Roll X blew a sidewall. The Specialized tire guarantee pulled through and I exchanged the Roll X for a brand new Captain Control. November 25th, 2008 was my first ride with the Captain out on DC West up the Goat, “I’ll give a proper review […]

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Specialized Demo at DNA Mesa

March 27, 2009

Great lunch today over at DNA Cycles in Mesa. Hot dogs, chips, Wild Cherry Pepsi, and for dessert, eleven miles of Roubaix a Las Sendas. I didn’t go there to demo a road bike…it just sort of happened. I saw them all lined up so pretty…MTBs on one side road bikes on the other…usually the […]

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Specialized Demo at McDowell Mountains

February 13, 2008

A couple Saturdays ago I headed out to the McDowell competitive loops for the Specialized demo day. It was a beautiful morning to be out riding expensive bikes. Garth was there with his crew setting riders up with the top of the line 2008 bikes. I started the morning off with a bagel and a […]

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