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Forum: Mountain Biking 05-11-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,133,451
Posted By bknaus
I got to Demo a few different Giant 27.5 bikes...

I got to Demo a few different Giant 27.5 bikes last weekend and I do like the tire size a lot, that'll be a fun bike!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,700
Posted By bknaus
I have three now (but of course want more). I'm a...

I have three now (but of course want more). I'm a fan of having one for each discipline, but trying to have as little overlap as possible since then you get into the HUGE numbers!

1. Cannondale...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-19-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By bknaus
Dang, wish I had some info. I was riding in...

Dang, wish I had some info. I was riding in Joaquin Miller in the area just a couple weeks ago, there were a ton of people out there. Just reinforces the need to always have ID (I usually have my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-20-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By bknaus
My problem is, since I do the road and the MTB...

My problem is, since I do the road and the MTB thing, at times I have three 20 mm thru axle bikes in my bed, sometimes three 15mm thru axle bikes, sometimes three 9mm QR bikes and sometimes a mix...
Forum: Manufacturer, Retailer, Survey and Consumer Feedback 02-19-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By bknaus
I think you might get a better response if you...

I think you might get a better response if you made one of those online surveys. You can have text boxes so not just multiple choice options but a lot of the questions you have above could be rated...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-19-14, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By bknaus
I saw those, but each one is $45 so when I go...

I saw those, but each one is $45 so when I go mountain biking and I'd need at least three of those (most likely more since sometimes I'd have two 20mm and a 15 and sometimes all 15mm). I'm thinking...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-19-14, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By bknaus
Universal Truck Bed Fork Mount

So, the road bikes I have are 9mm quick release front axles and my mountain bike has the 15mm through axle. Adding to the confusion, everyone I ride with has every style from 9mm QR to 15mm through...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-08-14, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11,810
Views: 1,928,048
Posted By bknaus
Picked up a 1989 Schwinn Traveler yesterday on CL...

Picked up a 1989 Schwinn Traveler yesterday on CL for practically nothing. The guy bought the bike and matching girls bike for him and his wife and she decided she wanted a beach cruiser so he was...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-08-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,652
Posted By bknaus
That's horrible, I've had two Schwinn World...

That's horrible, I've had two Schwinn World Sports stolen from me (one had the lock cut, one out of my garage) and although neither were worth a lot monetarily, both were sentimental from being in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-08-14, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 61,536
Posted By bknaus
And here are my other cats, named Caster and...

And here are my other cats, named Caster and Camber. I work at a factory that manufactures suspension products for trucks, muscle cars, RVs, etc and one day a bunch of tiny kittens showed up and were...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-08-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 61,536
Posted By bknaus
Got this cat from a buddy parting out his truck,...

Got this cat from a buddy parting out his truck, hopefully it will help with my smog problems... :D

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b75/bknaus/20140108_171229_zps16a5382f.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 01-08-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,772
Posted By bknaus
I really wish there was an in between. They've...

I really wish there was an in between. They've gone too "murdered" out imo with the charcoal bike and it's almost boring but the white is too busy for me. I'd probably go with the black (that's what...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-08-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,255
Posted By bknaus
I still ride as much as I can (of course it's 61...

I still ride as much as I can (of course it's 61 and sunny right now outside). One of the reasons I got back into mountain biking after quite a few years off is I was road biking but couldn't do that...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-08-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,146
Posted By bknaus
It's a good question, I think I just like...

It's a good question, I think I just like training/working towards something and achieving a goal. Also, I don't have cable so have to do something.

I had always heard about the famous "century"...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-08-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By bknaus
And I don't like to ride when there's frost on...

And I don't like to ride when there's frost on the grass in my front yard, that's more than impressive!

Anyone see the Top Gear where they were the first to drive to the North Pole? Has anyone...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-08-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By bknaus
Truthfully, they're probably fine. For stuff like...

Truthfully, they're probably fine. For stuff like that, my biggest thing is if I'm going to worry about it or not. Even if I "know" it's safe, if it's entering my head as I ride it's worth the $40 to...
Forum: Northern California 01-08-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,875
Posted By bknaus
I was wondering about this myself. I grew up in...

I was wondering about this myself. I grew up in the Bay Area and when living in SLO felt like that was SoCal (barely) but now in Visalia I'm lost. Even the "above Fresno is North and below Bako is...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-06-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,133,451
Posted By bknaus
Just picked up this 2012 Santa Cruz HighBall over...

Just picked up this 2012 Santa Cruz HighBall over the weekend. It's going to be my first time trying out this 29er fad... I'm pretty stoked on it, picked up pedals at lunch so hopefully can take it...
Forum: Introductions 01-06-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By bknaus
So, update, never got the Schwinn back but I did...

So, update, never got the Schwinn back but I did just pick up a new mountain bike. 2012 Santa Cruz HighBall, trying out the 29er fad! I'm pretty stoked on it so far (and it does have pedals now)
...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By bknaus
That site is perfect, it has a couple of good...

That site is perfect, it has a couple of good routes starting at the strip and more details on paved vs unpaved without even registering but I will probably post up. Thanks. I appreciate it!
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By bknaus
Also, sorry if this is the wrong place to post....

Also, sorry if this is the wrong place to post. Feel free to move it. I tried to decide which regional forum Vegas fell under and couldn't decide...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By bknaus
Cycling Around Vegas?

I'll be in Las Vegas for 9 days the beginning on November for the SEMA show. The first 4 days have some set up and meetings but lots of free time so I figured I'd toss my bike in one of the trailers...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 622
Posted By bknaus
Yep, it's a camelback. I hadn't done this ride...

Yep, it's a camelback. I hadn't done this ride before and there were some solid gaps between gas stations so took it to be safe. I used it a little bit, if it had been cooler I wouldn't have needed...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-06-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 622
Posted By bknaus
The plan was to ride 114 miles down Hwy 1 from...

The plan was to ride 114 miles down Hwy 1 from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara with 8 other friends. It got a lot hotter than expected (mid 90s but was 70s the week before and expected to be back in...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 10-03-13, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By bknaus
For breaks, my big thing is I never sit, I stay...

For breaks, my big thing is I never sit, I stay standing and feel my legs don't get as tight when they're not unmoving with weight on your butt in a 90 deg position. While it may be annoying and...
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