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Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-16, 01:39 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By kmv2
and I couldn't find those TRPs, so you have the...

and I couldn't find those TRPs, so you have the flat mount brakes to figure out too.

Anyway, I think the positive is that it is fairly future proof!
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
Got the response.. according to LBS, Kona says...

Got the response.. according to LBS, Kona says they once shipped this frame&fork with thru axles and now they apparently do not *whomp whomp*.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
I'm telling you I measured it and that Kona also...

I'm telling you I measured it and that Kona also confirmed that measurement and told me why the measurement was weird: it is 167mm, the length of a 12x135 Maxle type thru axle. The rear hub spacing...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
Rear is 167mm, so it actually uses a 12x135...

Rear is 167mm, so it actually uses a 12x135 despite being a 12x142 hub. This info is from the Kona tech dept when I asked them and also confirms my measurement.
Front is 15x100 "road" you are...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
Talked to the LBS, and they had received another...

Talked to the LBS, and they had received another frame&fork recently without the thru axles, but they have contacted Kona to see what's up. Kinda frustrated at having to spend so much time at this,...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
Yeah looks like you are in between the two sizes....

Yeah looks like you are in between the two sizes. I would say go one size down and get a longer stem, at least it won't be too big, but hard to say.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
Depends on your upper body too. My wife has...

Depends on your upper body too.
My wife has similar dimensions and got the 54cm.

See: KONA BIKES | 2016 BIKES | STEEL ROAD | Roadhouse (http://www.konaworld.com/roadhouse.cfm) for all the...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-07-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
Not from Kona. Maybe your shop threw in the...

Not from Kona.
Maybe your shop threw in the t/a's?
Received the frame in box, comes w/frame and fork only.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-01-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By kmv2
Kona Roadhouse rear thru axle

Hi,

I know it is maxle type, just not sure what exact one will work on this frame (I bought it as a frame/fork). Anyone know what works/what they have?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-29-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,176
Posted By kmv2
sorry to bump, but what brand/model thru axles...

sorry to bump, but what brand/model thru axles did you get for it? Got a frame and fork and that's something I'll need to get, I know its 142x12 and 15x100 but also aware that aside from that there...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-07-13, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,291
Posted By kmv2
and thieves to steal things off of them. Any bike...

and thieves to steal things off of them. Any bike share bike I've seen looks like its more of a task to get into the drive train or get the wheels off than for a regular bike.

Also, ours have 3...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-24-13, 01:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,495
Posted By kmv2
Modern clubs are still like that, in that they...

Modern clubs are still like that, in that they teach the principals of how to ride in/as a group properly.. I think they would cease to exist if the members were breaking laws and causing animosity...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-24-13, 07:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,495
Posted By kmv2
Weird to hear this perspective from you.. So...

Weird to hear this perspective from you..
So one person's drive is more important than 8 or so people on a group ride? The driver can't wait a few seconds to pass safely?
Sounds like you've been...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-03-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By kmv2
Oops. Yeah, makes sense.

Oops. Yeah, makes sense.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-02-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By kmv2
Sorry to resurrect old threads.. Confused...

Sorry to resurrect old threads..

Confused about spoke tension. Searching through old topics, people seem to recommend ~100kgf. Now maybe I'm being anal, but 100kg force = 100N, do they mean 100kg...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-10-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,193
Posted By kmv2
I'm past the age where the belief that cycling...

I'm past the age where the belief that cycling year round is adequate exercise. It is.. for most people.. but if you want a well rounded fitness routine you should include some more exercises.

The...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-06-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By kmv2
Here's one in my city, Goes from tree lined...

Here's one in my city,

Goes from tree lined neighbourhood with small streets (a park sandwiched by two small streets I consider to be a major pedestrian space that was removed) to high speed...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-06-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By kmv2
Understood. It could be interpretation too, maybe...

Understood. It could be interpretation too, maybe when the road was originally constructed, residents opted for a wider road vs. a road with sidewalks.

Either way, before/after photographs of...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-06-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By kmv2
Maybe not removed, but often omitted or...

Maybe not removed, but often omitted or restricted in postwar construction - take a walk in a typical North American post WW2 neighbourhood - if you can walk, it might just be a sea of parked cars...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-06-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By kmv2
lol they drive him 1 mile? 'Murrica

lol they drive him 1 mile?

'Murrica
Forum: Commuting 09-04-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,812
Posted By kmv2
And then when all the people leave because...

And then when all the people leave because there's no decent wage jobs left, the people who remain are at the mercy of one company that can decide to raise prices, to close up shop and to simply move...
Forum: Commuting 09-04-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,812
Posted By kmv2
definitely.

definitely.
Forum: Commuting 08-20-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By kmv2
$5 new tube gives me peace of mind and saves the...

$5 new tube gives me peace of mind and saves the time and hassle of doing a "proper" patch (picture a really heavy rain storm on the side of the highway or something).

If you keep the tires...
Forum: Commuting 08-20-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By kmv2
If you do it right.

If you do it right.
Forum: Commuting 08-20-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By kmv2
No bus service for the kids? I've posted...

No bus service for the kids?

I've posted about school car drop-off lines before, one of the more sillier things I've ever seen.

Anyways for your situation, just take the blow and get home...
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