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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-20-16, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Monstermash
Giant Fastroad SLR1-Largest tires???

Hey guys,

I'm hoping there is a Fastroad owner here that can answer a question for me. After seeing my Anyroad with the flatbar conversion my buddy wants to buy a Fastroad. I know the bike comes...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Monstermash
Thank you. I actually removed the Nano's...

Thank you.

I actually removed the Nano's earlier tonight. The bike is in such great condition I can't talk myself into taking it offroad.

I've searching my local CL for a cross bike with disc...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Monstermash
Ok.... pick one..... I have several to choose...

Ok.... pick one..... I have several to choose from! :p

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff176/MonstermashS2R/S4Rt/S4RtHDR1Resized.jpg...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Monstermash
It's probably not the frame that's making the...

It's probably not the frame that's making the bike appear heavier. My guess would be the wheels. When I bought my 2014 Sirrus expert it was also a lot heavier than I thought it would be. Upgrading...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,620,081
Posted By Monstermash
See the frame and fork? Those are the only stock...

See the frame and fork? Those are the only stock parts. :p
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Monstermash
I'm not familiar enough with last years models to...

I'm not familiar enough with last years models to discuss the changes to the '17 models but I will say that Trek had better get their heads out of their ass and start producing an FX line that...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Monstermash
So... I'm confused. You equate strength of the...

So... I'm confused. You equate strength of the wheel to the number of spokes it has? Because I'm sorry to burst your bubble but that is completely and totally incorrect.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Monstermash
I've had a few sets of Ksyriums on a several...

I've had a few sets of Ksyriums on a several different bikes. They are much stiffer and spin up very fast.

If you're looking for a performance upgrade by replacing the wheels it's hard to go...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By Monstermash
Ok, so the carbon barends came in. I bought them...

Ok, so the carbon barends came in. I bought them used on ebay and sent the seller a message inquiring about the condition because the grips that they came with were junk. He responed that they were...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-18-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By Monstermash
I can't answer for the OP but for me, the Anyroad...

I can't answer for the OP but for me, the Anyroad is WAY better looking! :thumb:
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Monstermash
And now after several hours or wet sanding and...

And now after several hours or wet sanding and buffing.....




http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff176/MonstermashS2R/Giant%20Anyroad%20Flatbar/Ergon%20Carbon%20Barends%20001_zpsapuu4gtg.jpg...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Monstermash
I think you misunderstand. My judgement of the...

I think you misunderstand. My judgement of the industry doesn't come from purchases like this. I have spent well over $10K in the past few years upgrading/building bikes and most of the parts were...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-18-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Monstermash
Thank you for the reply. It's good to hear from...

Thank you for the reply. It's good to hear from someone that has done it/tried it. I'm not really so worried about BB/crank clearance. I don't intend to do any serious trail riding on it. There's a...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Monstermash
If price is no issue then a set of Zipps or Mavic...

If price is no issue then a set of Zipps or Mavic Cosmic Carbone SSR's. :p

But in the real world...... Look for a used set of Mavic Ksyrium SSL's or something similar. They are light, stiff, and...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-18-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By Monstermash
I have an Anyroad 1 and I love it. That being...

I have an Anyroad 1 and I love it. That being said it is a bit..... modified. Lol!

I did ride it a little in stock form and I liked it. I'm not a dropbar guy though so I purchased it really to...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-18-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Monstermash
650b mountain bike wheels and tires on cross bike???

Hey guys,

I have a Giant Anyroad that I have set up for mostly road use. I recently purchased a set of the new WTB Nano 40C tires so I could do a little more offroad with it. I'm not looking to...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Monstermash
Opinions please......

Hey guys,

For those of you who have seen my posts with photos of my bikes, you know that I'm a little anal about keeping them clean and looking perfect. I wash my bike after almost every ride, I...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-17-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Monstermash
Surly ECR 29er +

I just traded my Salsa Vaya for this Surly ECR so I thought I would share. It's a pretty cool bike. I've never owned a fat tire bike before but I kinda dig riding it. It's not quite as heavy as I...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-15-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By Monstermash
I just ordered a set of the Ergons with the...

I just ordered a set of the Ergons with the carbon fiber barends. They should be here next week and I'll shoot a few photos for you guys. :thumb:
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-14-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Monstermash
Here you go... 2001 Jekyll 600 ...

Here you go...

2001 Jekyll 600

http://www.bicyclebluebook.com/SearchListingDetail.aspx?id=35273&make=672&model=51024

So around $300 if it's perfect.

EDIT: Maybe not the bike I linked to....
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-14-16, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By Monstermash
Well the Anyroad was a good price. The...

Well the Anyroad was a good price. The components..... That's a completely different story. Lol!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-14-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Monstermash
DING! DING! DING! We have a winner Johnny, tell...

DING! DING! DING! We have a winner Johnny, tell him what he's won! Lol!

Yes, a pair of gloves is probably the OP's best option. Either half fingered or full. I never ride without gloves for a...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-13-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By Monstermash
Those are specialized. I just installed them to...

Those are specialized. I just installed them to see if I would like them. After riding a bit with them I think they're ok but I would want smaller carbon ones. Also, when I use the bar ends with my...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-16, 12:08 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 65,106
Posted By Monstermash
I know this is the "road" section..... but I ride...

I know this is the "road" section..... but I ride it on the road! :thumb:
...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-16, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22,913
Views: 3,669,396
Posted By Monstermash
My recently acquired Giant Anyroad..... with a...

My recently acquired Giant Anyroad..... with a few upgrades. :p


http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff176/MonstermashS2R/Giant%20Anyroad%20Flatbar/Giant%20Anyroad%20Flatbar%20002_zpsee1ynqnq.jpg...
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