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721Comstock

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I tried to buy a 2019 Ripley this summer, but the dude had to delay his sale until his replacement bike comes in, its still on PinkBike right now I believe. That's a great bike! I'm super happy with the Pivot though. Only 120 travel in the rear, but 140 up front. Gave my kid the 2015 Stumpjumper FSR Comp 29er. That was a good bike for me as well.

I got into mountain biking when I lived in Syracuse. Bought my first bike from Eric at Bicycle Alley. Spent many hours in that shop.
The Ripley is 120/140 also, which back when I got it was Trail/All-Mountain/Enduro-lite.

Now it’s XC. :p

Pivot makes great bikes.
I demo’d some a few years ago, really liked them. Enjoy! :cool:
 

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Yes. The seat post is adjustable. Especially helpful when you are descending. There will be a lever on the left side of the handlebars that activates it.
You guys are serious...bikers
for the rest of us...

This is my absolute favorite bike in the medium price range for comfort and for 3-15 mile rides. I have the 7 speed. Kinda Overkill in Florida though ;-). My wife has a 7 speed Electra with lights and it works great for her too. I bought her a "Karen approved" old school bell ringer so she can tell people she has the right of way.

Why I like it is the pedal crank is set forward and being 6'4" it really makes it comfortable

 
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“Adjustable” and “dropper” are 2 different things.

All seat posts are adjustable up & down (and rotationally too, but that’s more of a bug than a feature) -
so you can set the proper saddle height for a given rider.

That’s generally a one time thing, set it and forget it.

A dropper post allows you to lower the saddle while riding at the flick of your thumb, anywhere from just a little (which can be helpful on flowy single track) to all the way down (great for steep descents and rollers, also for going over larger log-overs, so you don’t get the boys slammed by the saddle).

Once you’re back on smoother ground, hit the lever and the saddle pops right back up to the normal riding position.

If you’re just riding around the hood or on tame trails, a dropper post is overkill and unnecessary.
On more technical terrain, it can be a game changer.
I will get around to the trails just haven't had time. I haven't had to use the dropper yet. There are some place with in 30 minutes I plan on going.
 

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“Adjustable” and “dropper” are 2 different things.

All seat posts are adjustable up & down (and rotationally too, but that’s more of a bug than a feature) -
so you can set the proper saddle height for a given rider.

That’s generally a one time thing, set it and forget it.

A dropper post allows you to lower the saddle while riding at the flick of your thumb, anywhere from just a little (which can be helpful on flowy single track) to all the way down (great for steep descents and rollers, also for going over larger log-overs, so you don’t get the boys slammed by the saddle).

Once you’re back on smoother ground, hit the lever and the saddle pops right back up to the normal riding position.

If you’re just riding around the hood or on tame trails, a dropper post is overkill and unnecessary.
On more technical terrain, it can be a game changer.

I had to search dropper post. Pretty cool. I used to just hang my ass behind my seat when going down something really steep. What can I say? I'm old.Modern technology #$%^***!
 

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I had to post that I hit 44 lbs lost as of today (all during Covid) ... Goal is 50lbs to get back to college weight, I’m 38

Diet was IF with modified keto (more protein, less fat than keto suggests, also I basically ignore any carbs from veggies, but stay away from all starch/ legumes etc)

Exercise was mostly weights (modified powerlifting routine) Plus about 8 leisurely jogged miles a week (think 15 min miles)

Surprisingly my strength is 100% of where it was 5 months ago which was very surprising as I usually lose 10-20% of strength with previous diet methods
 
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SUskibum

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Skibum, did you basically do 16/8 for IF?

BTW, congrats. Did you drop 4" on pants waist?
Thanks Mark!

No, I was a bit more aggressive than that haha. I did a rotation of 4 weeks 22/2 with 2 full calendar day fasts a week. Then roughly 2 weeks of 16/8 to “re-feed”. Then back on rotation. I am on the back end of my third “rotation”

yes I dropped 6” around my waist (measured at belly button) and went from a tight fitting 44 classic cut suit to a loose fitting 40 slim (not skinny) cut suit

Haha I think I cost myself A bunch of money in work clothes when I go back (I travel a lot and wear suits for work as you know)
 

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I hit a wall right now...been as low as 198 but have been at 202-204 for several weeks due to slacking.

I got to get back to more IF (as I've slacked)... I'll change it up though.
 

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Luckily I have my own treadmill and have been running 4 miles every other day.
 

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I hit a wall right now...been as low as 198 but have been at 202-204 for several weeks due to slacking.

I got to get back to more IF (as I've slacked)... I'll change it up though.
Been switching up my workouts and have a hard time getting going with lifting again. Running and riding my bike pretty regularly though.
 

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I hit a wall right now...been as low as 198 but have been at 202-204 for several weeks due to slacking.

I got to get back to more IF (as I've slacked)... I'll change it up though.
I agree with this. I am now in uncharted territory weight-wise. Ie. haven't been at this weight since college and there is no doubt I have hit a wall. Getting harder and harder to shed pounds.
 

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I hit a wall right now...been as low as 198 but have been at 202-204 for several weeks due to slacking.

I got to get back to more IF (as I've slacked)... I'll change it up though.
I've been slacking as well

 

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