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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-19-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By allroy71
I think you answered your own question!! Yep, if...

I think you answered your own question!! Yep, if you want to descender faster and safer you probably want an MTB. I think most guys that take there 'cross bikes on difficult descents, want the...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-19-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By allroy71
Those programs will just follow whatever data...

Those programs will just follow whatever data your GPS picks up. I have an older Garmin watch that doesn't always catch a good signal when I am in a deep canyon or under some heavy trees. So I get...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-16-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By allroy71
Anyone repair an Exposure Light?

This is a long shot, but just wondering if anyone has taken apart a Maxx 2 light, circa 2009. It made it 5 years without any trouble. Now has faint light when turned on. Battery probably done.
The...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-12-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By allroy71
Reverse toe in stopped my brake squeal, why?

I was dealing with a squeal that would happen when I was pulling hard on my front cantilever brake. When I first set it up I had the pads flat, didn't work. Then I toed them in, which worked for a...
Forum: Southern California 05-17-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By allroy71
Home - The Path Bike Shop | Orange County | CA |...

Home - The Path Bike Shop | Orange County | CA | Bicycles | Mountain | Road | Custom Build | Repair | Bike Fit (http://www.thepathbikeshop.com/)
They are in Tustin and mainly MTB, but I would give...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-06-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By allroy71
1x9 2011 Trek Rig...

1x9 2011 Trek Rig (http://forums.mtbr.com/singlespeed/1x9-2011-trek-rig-737508.html)

This might answer your question.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 02-20-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By allroy71
I would have preferred mixed terrain riding,...

I would have preferred mixed terrain riding, seems to cover any time of dirt and road.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-07-13, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By allroy71
I went with a wider rim, Velocity A23, and it got...

I went with a wider rim, Velocity A23, and it got my 35mm Happy Medium and Speedmax up to about 34.5mm. On my old wheelset they were about 32.5mm. So I agree that a wider rim, may widen the tire.
Forum: Southern California 11-12-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By allroy71
I have been to the area after mile 16.6 (I went...

I have been to the area after mile 16.6 (I went about a mile in). It is definitely dirt. It basically goes around the golf course, so I wasn't sure if it was legal and decided to turn around. I am...
Forum: Southern California 08-22-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By allroy71
better than your roof rack!

Spotted on W91 freeway.

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Forum: Southern California 07-22-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By allroy71
Glad you enjoyed it!!

Glad you enjoyed it!!
Forum: Southern California 07-19-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By allroy71
Whenever I pass the courthouse on a Sat/Sun...

Whenever I pass the courthouse on a Sat/Sun morning, about 7-9 am, I find probably over 10-20 riders getting ready. Just get there and tag along with a group.
Otherwise hook up with the STR...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-27-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,711
Posted By allroy71
Search the MTBR.com website. I think you might be...

Search the MTBR.com website. I think you might be able to find info there. But, I think all the drop bars take road brake levers and shifters. Your best bet is getting an Alt bar, so that you don't...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-16-13, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By allroy71
Interesting question. If you are using platform...

Interesting question. If you are using platform pedals, the easiest thing would be to stand on the pedals with your midfoot. So you will likely end up with "flat feet", flat pedals.
If you are...
Forum: Southern California 04-08-13, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By allroy71
Glad it wasn't anything more than water. I hope....

Glad it wasn't anything more than water. I hope. Didn't smell like piss! Just a little bummed that this happened .5 miles from my front door. And yes there are tons of black trucks in this part of...
Forum: Southern California 04-08-13, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By allroy71
PSA-Fullerton and water balloon assault

Heads up to Fullerton area riders. I was hit by a water ballon by a black truck, possible F150, in the Fullerton area.

Got hit today, while going up Valle Vista, near Virginia. Luckily, I didn't...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-01-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By allroy71
Keep it. You aren't going to get anything close...

Keep it. You aren't going to get anything close to what you paid for it. I like your idea of turning into a street bike. I would use it as errand bike. (also wheel size for the most part is measured...
Forum: Southern California 12-27-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By allroy71
If you have access to a car, I would check out...

If you have access to a car, I would check out some of the riding in the San Gabriel Mts, like Glendora Mountain Road, Mt Baldy or the Santa Monica Mts. Closer to Long Beach, you could ride through...
Forum: Southern California 12-23-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By allroy71
http://www.cityoforange.org/depts/commserv/trails/...

http://www.cityoforange.org/depts/commserv/trails/santiagotrail.asp
Great trail. I did some rides in the area, earlier this year. If I remember there was only a few crossings up at the NE end of the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-07-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,651
Posted By allroy71
Great price, but I am not sure about value. It...

Great price, but I am not sure about value.
It really depends on your needs. If you think you are really going to enjoy mountain biking, then I would pass. Most of the lower end stuff is just not...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-07-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,724
Posted By allroy71
I didn't see it mentioned, but have you check how...

I didn't see it mentioned, but have you check how true your rotor is? If you the rotor has a spot where it keeps hitting the pad, it is easy to try and bend the rotor in the other direction. ...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-29-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By allroy71
I can't tell where you live, but there may be...

I can't tell where you live, but there may be some local MTB sites that have members selling bikes. (also you can meet up and ride) These people are a little more knowledgeable and trustworthy over...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-11-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By allroy71
I usually put my bike in the hatch. But when I...

I usually put my bike in the hatch. But when I need the space I use my Sea Sucker rack. Great alternative for someone that doesn't want a semi-permanent rack. Hard to leave the bikes alone and go...
Forum: Southern California 10-11-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By allroy71
Wow, congrats!! That sounds painful. I think I...

Wow, congrats!! That sounds painful. I think I could ride my fixed up to a steady 8% grade, but not for miles, like on GMR. How often are you out of the saddle?
Forum: Commuting 08-17-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By allroy71
I like this gear calculator. I would aim for...

I like this gear calculator. I would aim for around 70 GI if you have small rises.

http://software.bareknucklebrigade.com/
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