Re: Xtracycle offroad?
- check out ridingthespine.com
mp in az
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Murray Neill" <murrayneill@...>
> Hi all,
> I use my Xtracycle mainly for commuting, but occasionally I like to
> ride the gravel roads and trails in the forests in the valley behind
> my house. I take off the deck and freeloaders and just go for it. The
> extra length makes it awesome on a downhill and I have more confidence
> than I ever did on a 'normal' mountain bike. The trails do get a bit
> rocky and rutty though and I find I only slow down because I'm worried
> that the freeradical may not handle the stress. I'd hate to damage the
> frame by using it for something it was not designed for. Am I inviting
> diaster by using the xtracycle off-road? Does anyone else ride their
> xtracycle on rough and rutty dirt roads regularly and if so has it
> ever failed due to the extra stress involved?