Plan Ahead: Know your equipment, your ability and the area in which you are riding and prepare accordingly. Strive to be self-sufficient: keep your equipment in good repair and carry necessary supplies for changes in weather or other conditions. Always wear a helmet and appropriate safety gear. Rules of the Trail
ProEdgeBiker: BigE clips in
Cheddah: Oh, any recomendations for Bottom brackets for my bike, my current ones I belive are going to die, very very soon.
ProEdgeBiker: took my 13yr old niece 1 week to master it
fannypak: im not ruling out clipless or against it, but i have other stuff that needs attention on the bikes
fannypak: its usually on the way up where the pedal rolls up the tip of the shoe and over, probably from the lack of pressure
Cheddah: I'm not going for 100% pedaling effeiciency, I'm going for skills.(Bunny hopping, manualing, jumping, whips)
fannypak: maybe im doing something wrong but i havent slipped on the power stroke
Alan: Lots if guys swear by platforms. Go with whatever works for jooooooo.
ProEdgeBiker: buy a cheap pair of clips, try them out, dont even take them off road till you feel comfy
ProEdgeBiker: you slip forward, not backwards
Cheddah: just not that bad, they're grippy
fannypak: i slipped alot more in old skate shoes