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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 09-15-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,857
Posted By Hairy Hands
I went thru the same process you are when I was...

I went thru the same process you are when I was searching for my ultimate rando bike. I spent a year riding different models made from different materials with and without mounts for fenders and...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 09-07-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,313
Posted By Hairy Hands
I ride where it is extremely hot and humid in the...

I ride where it is extremely hot and humid in the summer. If my bag is going to be stuffed full for a long ride and the water stops are few and far between I use a double water bottle cage that...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 09-06-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,652
Posted By Hairy Hands
I've used just about every fat tire out there...

I've used just about every fat tire out there over the years. I have been using the compass 700x38 since they came out. Best tire I've ridden on bar none. I weigh 230 and have yet to ever get a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-04-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Hairy Hands
I have a triple on my rando bike. Love it...

I have a triple on my rando bike. Love it compared to the compact that was on it originally. I use 50-39-24. When I'm riding alone im mainly in the 39, group riding the 50, and climbing mountain...
Forum: Commuting 03-03-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,797
Posted By Hairy Hands
I have the SON Dyno hub, i had the wheel built by...

I have the SON Dyno hub, i had the wheel built by Peter White. I have over 25,000 miles on it so far, and no problems. I use the Edulux LED light and Topline Brake light plus a USB charger. All still...
Forum: Commuting 02-18-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,823
Posted By Hairy Hands
I'm glad u survived!! I hope you heal up fast...

I'm glad u survived!! I hope you heal up fast and well.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-16-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,668
Posted By Hairy Hands
To me your looking at this all wrong. There is No...

To me your looking at this all wrong. There is No do everything / grow into it later bike! You first need a bike that will support your weight, period! Can you imagine the disappointment if you buy...
Forum: Texas 02-16-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By Hairy Hands
I love Daniel Boone cycles. I haven't been in...

I love Daniel Boone cycles. I haven't been in years but 30 years ago it was an amazing place. You would walk in their house and find some of the most expensive track wheels on the planet hanging from...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-15-14, 06:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,451
Posted By Hairy Hands
Boy that had to be embarrassing! I get a laugh or...

Boy that had to be embarrassing! I get a laugh or 2 every time I go to an organized bike ride as most of the newbies are hitting the ground with a regular consistency. Hope u heal up soon.
Forum: Texas 04-01-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 20,003
Posted By Hairy Hands
How was ur ride Josh? It seems they changed the...

How was ur ride Josh? It seems they changed the routing at the last minute. I was doing the 103 mile route and I ended up actually only riding 94 miles and that included the ride from my house to...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-31-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,590
Posted By Hairy Hands
I love mine so far. I have the 700x38 version of...

I love mine so far. I have the 700x38 version of the ultralights as well as ultralight tubes. I have 500 miles on them so far with zero flats. Keeping my fingers crossed.

i did a 100 miler...
Forum: Texas 03-28-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 20,003
Posted By Hairy Hands
Nice to see a fellow UT guy around here. Every...

Nice to see a fellow UT guy around here. Every where I go I seem to be surrounded by Aggies, kids school, parties, bike rides, church, etc. Guess that's a downside to living so close to Aggieland:)....
Forum: Texas 03-28-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 20,003
Posted By Hairy Hands
Thanks for reminding me of this ride. I...

Thanks for reminding me of this ride. I completely forgot about it. The ride start is 10 minutes from my house. I just registered for the 100 mile route. By the way, seeing your avitar are you a UT...
Forum: Texas 03-27-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 20,003
Posted By Hairy Hands
No Disrespect intended here but, I 100% disagree...

No Disrespect intended here but, I 100% disagree with this statement above. If this was the case cyclists in Seattle and Portland where it rains constantly would have a much higher rate of flats,...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-21-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,987
Posted By Hairy Hands
i agree 100%. Who gives a crap about what the...

i agree 100%. Who gives a crap about what the bike weighs or narrow width of the tires for a Brevet! Comfort is king as long as you can finish within the time constraints. Fat tires equal ride...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-19-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By Hairy Hands
I do long rando rides. I have both set ups and...

I do long rando rides. I have both set ups and use them differently depending. I have a light tubus rear rack with a Arkel tail rider on it, the good is that the setup is light weight, has plenty...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-15-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By Hairy Hands
Agree, it's a bike geometry thing. I too am a big...

Agree, it's a bike geometry thing. I too am a big guy (240). On my Colnago with 25mm tires I cannot ride hands free, very twitchy but on my Tri-Cross with 38mm tires and much slacker geometry I can...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-15-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,966
Posted By Hairy Hands
so far I've not run into any issues. The longest...

so far I've not run into any issues. The longest route I have loaded was a 400k, but most rides I do get changed at the last minute due to road construction and such, so I quit pre loading routes. It...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-14-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,852
Posted By Hairy Hands
I'm running the new 700-38 compass tire that came...

I'm running the new 700-38 compass tire that came out last month. If u need this measurement let me know
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-14-14, 09:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,966
Posted By Hairy Hands
I use the Garmin 810 witha Dynamo hub and a Pedal...

I use the Garmin 810 witha Dynamo hub and a Pedal power charger. It will charge my garmin, iPhone, iPad, and most any thing else u can think of. It will fully charge my Garmin and at the same time...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-15-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Hairy Hands
There is No Way we can recommend a saddle that...

There is No Way we can recommend a saddle that will make you happy. It's a crap shot at best. I've tried the Brooks B17 and Swift - they were ok but not perfect for me. I've tried 3 different Selle...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-15-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Hairy Hands
I must have an iron stomach, on my long rides...

I must have an iron stomach, on my long rides sweets or sweet flavored anything gets old quick. I eat, tacos, jalapeņos, fried egg rolls, fried chicken, hamburgers, French fries, basically anything...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-30-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,328
Posted By Hairy Hands
This may not be a popular answer, but a person...

This may not be a popular answer, but a person your size should be on 32 to 41mm tires. If your over 200 lbs most likely u are not actually racing so why be on a bike made for racing. I fell for...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-29-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Hairy Hands
I use MyNetDiary app. It's working great. I...

I use MyNetDiary app. It's working great. I have a Bluetooth capable weight scale and blood pressure monitor that automatically downloads my data to MyNetDiary. You can also use it via their...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-29-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,118
Posted By Hairy Hands
My Dr. said 180 or less. I calculated 187 based...

My Dr. said 180 or less. I calculated 187 based on a cycling fitness formula that Bicycling mag used in their weight loss article. So I figure lets get under 200 to start and recalculate at that...
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