Re: AMB- anger mangement problems.....
- From: "Callistus Valerius" <jazzyboss@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 03:30:44 GMT
Now, how did you suppose the majority of people who are quite happy on------------
26" wheel bikes would react to that? Anybody who saw your post in RBT
knew everything that I outlined above, and I wouldn't blame them for
taking you for a troll. I wouldn't blame anyone who *didn't* see it for
taking you for a shill for some company with an interest in 29ers.
By Usenet standards, and considering the way you made your entry to
AMB, I think you got flamed pretty gently.
If you take the time to get some dirt on your tires and meet people out
on the trail, I think that you'll find mountain bikers to be more
sociable and less gear-obsessed than first appearances suggest. Just
like roadies, really, which should be no surprise considering how much
the two groups overlap. Don't take the treatment that you got here as
an indictment of the whole sport, especially when you threw the first
You steered me, into something I didn't know. Yes I have a 26 mtb, that
I've owned for 10 years. It sucks, it always has. Not much better than my
road bike with a fat tire on it. But when I saw something different, from
your enlightenment so to speak, I investigated further and took the plunge.
I guess I made the mistake of thinking that this was already accepted truth,
from everyone. The front shocks have really advanced, and the variety is
amazing, from 10 years ago.