Schlumpf mountain drive

Discussion in 'Mountain Bikes' started by Jim, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Adam Lea twisted the electrons to say:
    A couple of years ago I seem to recall reading a "Rohloff 2" (for lack of
    a better name), which was going to have a slightly wider gear range, be
    lighter and not be rated for tandem use. Does anybody else remember this
    and/or know what if anything happened to it?
    Alistair Gunn, Aug 25, 2011
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  2. Jim

    Jim Guest


    Almost worth the injury for a ride like that?
    Jim, Aug 28, 2011
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  3. Jim

    mrc7--urcm Guest

    In message <>
    The PGHM officer explained that it was much easier and safer to get me
    into the helicopter by winch. If you look at when helicopter comes in to
    pick up the 2nd PGHM officer it is hovering with its rotor blades quite
    close to the slope, so I can well imagine that trying to hobble across
    to the pick up with one leg strapped up and trying not to have my
    head chopped off would be very tricky!

    Towards the end of being winched in we were spinning quite fast, I guess
    it was enhanced by the effect of the downdraft and my outstretched leg,
    so I decided to close my eyes and opened them again when I felt us come
    to a halt adjacent to the cabin.

    mrc7--urcm, Aug 30, 2011
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