Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park, Cleveland, Ohio

Monday we went up to Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Cleveland Ohio.  It was pretty much completely empty when we arrived and I think there were maybe 10-15 other people there throughout the day...so we got to play in all the areas that are usually busy with people who know what they are doing.  The Troy Lee Designs Rhythm Room, and the expert jump line.  Good times.

Gallery from the day - http://www.jonpratt.com/2011/Rays-1-24/

Some photographs -

trucker going up to rays..maybe
trucker going up to rays..maybe

Dan Spurk hitting up the jumps in the Troy Lee Designs Rhythm Room at Rays Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Cleveland Ohio
Dan Spurk hitting up the jumps in the Troy Lee Designs Rhythm Room at Rays Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Cleveland Ohio

Don Watt on the Red Bull wall at Rays Bike Park in Cleveland
Don Watt on the Red Bull wall at Rays Bike Park in Cleveland

Mark Kinneer hitting the intermediate line in the Troy Lee Rhythm Room at Rays Indoor Bike Park in Cleveland
Mark Kinneer hitting the intermediate line in the Troy Lee Rhythm Room at Rays Indoor Bike Park in Cleveland

Mark Kinneer going high on the Red Bull wall at Rays Indoor Bike Park in Cleveland Ohio
Mark Kinneer going high on the Red Bull wall at Rays Indoor Bike Park in Cleveland Ohio

Thursday, January 20, 2011

For Sale 2011 black Fox Racing Shox Fork 36 Float 160 R NEW

2011 black Fox 36 Float 160 R - $500
NEW, never ridden, *cut steerer tube*
1.5 tapered steerer tube, cut to 8 3/8"

now listed on ebay http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270695575018


WEIGHT (1 1/8" steerer)
- 4.52 lb / 2.05 kg

TRAVEL
- 6.3 inches / 160 mm

ADJUSTMENTS EXTERNAL
- Air spring pressure
- Rebound

INTERNAL
Travel is adjustable down to 100 mm in 10 mm increments

DAMPER
Open bath

STANCHIONS
Hard Anodized

LOWER LEG
- 20QR thru axle system,
Post style disc brake mounting

SPRING
Air

FORK COLOR
Black

INTENDED USE
DH, FR, AM


$500, sells for $815 online

http://www.foxracingshox.com/bike/11/forks/36_FLOAT/160_R



Wednesday, January 12, 2011

FS: Manitou 4 Way Swinger Coil, New Rebuild 7.75 x 2.25, 350lb spring

Manitou 4 Way Swinger Coil For Sale
Taken off a '06 Heckler
Fresh rebuild from Suspension Experts in North Carolina (1 ride on it, seriously) - http://www.mtbsuspensionexperts.com/
7.75" X 2.25" 350lb spring
includes Manitou No Tools Spv Volume Adjuster
http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.asp?Item=100011210

for sale on eBay - http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270692109276

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Photos from a Longboat Key, Florida, New Year

I got to spend the New Year's weekend in Longboat Key, Florida, with my sister and her family.  Great weather and a great break from the winter wonderland we call Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  We stayed in a cottage that sits right on the beach, Rolling Waves Cottages.  A few days on the beach, and a great day walking around St Armand's Circle in Sarasota, and the Mote Aquarium and Marine Laboratory.  

Gallery from the weekend - http://www.jonpratt.com/2011/Longboat-Key-Florida-0101

A few pictures -

long exposure of longboat key beach
long exposure of longboat key beach

Angus and Jake hit the cold water
Angus and Jake hit the cold water

a perfect day on the beach
a perfect day on the beach

A beautiful sunset on the beaches of Longboat Key, Florida
A beautiful sunset on the beaches of Longboat Key, Florida