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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-25-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,274
Posted By Werkin
Frame and fork are built by Scott Quiring...

Frame and fork are built by Scott Quiring (http://www.quiringcycles.net/), straight gauge 3-2.5 titanium frame tubes, custom geometry.

The head tube is tall to add height, but as a side benefit...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-25-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,274
Posted By Werkin
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SmGm8XT3f_Q/Vs3...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SmGm8XT3f_Q/Vs34WFZlOMI/AAAAAAAACXM/nxBSQQ2y1lI3qWfrZDs0yxA9INgS0fOhQCCo/s800/P1030540.JPGhttps://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_k19OkiGAq8/VwV4wjJfLTI/AAAAAAAACjk/JS2G...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-20-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Werkin
There are plenty of advantages for flat/platform...

There are plenty of advantages for flat/platform pedals over clip-in style. "Real pedals", your words not mine: inexpensive, light weight, low profile, rebuild parts are available, colors deity :::...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-28-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Werkin
Sounds like you're aware a wide bar provides good...

Sounds like you're aware a wide bar provides good control on loose surfaces. No need to force yourself to put up with a sub-optimal drop bar. Install a flat bar or riser and go with what you know...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-03-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By Werkin
You have a 100mm BB shell GeoKrpan, my post was...

You have a 100mm BB shell GeoKrpan, my post was about chain contact with a wide tire on a 68mm BB, which is narrower than 73mm or larger.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-03-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By Werkin
Another 1X feature is added chain clearance for...

Another 1X feature is added chain clearance for wide tires. In many cases chain clearance can be achieved for up to 3 inch tire without going to wide BB (73, +) and/or boost, 150, or 157 rear...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 02-26-16, 12:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,664
Posted By Werkin
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-mLdfBc0KuhU/Vr_...

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Wide tires.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-03-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,514
Posted By Werkin
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-5cypmanJzMs/UJ7...

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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-27-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Werkin
Not lighter, but yes wide plus strong. ...

Not lighter, but yes wide plus strong.
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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-04-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Werkin
Hawk Racing BB, SRAM's GXP Team is not...

Hawk Racing BB, SRAM's GXP Team is not long-lived.

I think titanium is a good idea.

For this application "Trips to the pub. Lock up outside" get a cruiser bike, and I'm not being facetious;...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-09-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By Werkin
I'm ecstatic over how well these tires roll...

I'm ecstatic over how well these tires roll across everything. Marathon Almotion HS 453 | Schwalbe North America (http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires/Marathon_Almotion), Bike24 -...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-08-15, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Werkin
The Paycheck | Wraith Fabrication...

The Paycheck | Wraith Fabrication (http://wraithfabrication.com/products/the-paycheck)
::T R A I T O R C Y C L E S::...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 04-03-15, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,570
Posted By Werkin
I love Big Apples. As mentioned before, a...

I love Big Apples. As mentioned before, a balloon performance tire Bike24 - Schwalbe Super Moto Evolution Folding Tire 26" 60-559 2015...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-19-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Werkin
I wanted many of the same things in a frame the...

I wanted many of the same things in a frame the OP does, but could not afford custom. I purchased a cyclocross style frame with semi-sloping downtube, and installed a Surly Disc Trucker fork for...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 02-02-15, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By Werkin
You didn't mention if the Thudbuster is an LT or...

You didn't mention if the Thudbuster is an LT or ST. FYI, a Specialized CG-R (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/ftb/road-components/seat-posts/cgr-carbon-seatpost) seatpost only needs 70mm from...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-09-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By Werkin
I like Schwalbe 2.35 HS430 Big Apple, a lot. ...

I like Schwalbe 2.35 HS430 Big Apple, a lot. These are not "doomsday" tires, they are enjoy-the-ride tires.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-29-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,435
Posted By Werkin
Early model Traitor Cycles Ruben frame, Oil Rig. ...

Early model Traitor Cycles Ruben frame, Oil Rig.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AlOp2cwOW7s/TuZZ_7CGddI/AAAAAAAAAEU/xuKv4UvBkzg/s400/Frame%2520Profile%25201.jpg

Surly Disc Trucker fork,...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-29-14, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,435
Posted By Werkin
Roadster, climber, urban trekker, caliche...

Roadster, climber, urban trekker, caliche cruiser, gravel glider.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-tjFN9rBdMn8/VIiPO0T-CPI/AAAAAAAABfQ/mwXEVJ-GSl4/s640/P1030114.JPG
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 11-06-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,675
Posted By Werkin
An FYI on most off-the-shelf sizing. Fork...

An FYI on most off-the-shelf sizing. Fork size/spec remains the same for a manufacturer's model range, so viewing the HA in isolation, slacken the HA by 1 degree or greater increases trail...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 11-05-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,675
Posted By Werkin
I looked at the specs on the Trek Crockett in...

I looked at the specs on the Trek Crockett in size 50, generous F/C guess is only about 58.5cm. Wheelbase 100.1cm - chainstay length 42.5cm = 57.6cm, add ~7mm for BB drop of 7cm for virtual...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 11-05-14, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,675
Posted By Werkin
An off-the-shelf frame with long F/C in size 50...

An off-the-shelf frame with long F/C in size 50 is out of the ordinary.

More information about the test bike please; BB drop, crank arm length, head tube angle, fork axle to crown, and fork rake?...
Forum: Texas 10-22-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By Werkin
Home (http://www.youngwheels.com/) Granbury

Home (http://www.youngwheels.com/) Granbury
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-06-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By Werkin
Not Stupid

It's a very good idea on many levels. To achieve the most performance potential using a high volume/low pressure tire, mount them on appropriate width rims. Think 29mm or greater inner width. ...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-08-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Werkin
I suggest direct from TRP if you haven't tried...

I suggest direct from TRP if you haven't tried that option.

There are better rotors available than those from TRP, and better PM/IS adaptors also (at least adaptors that will accommodate a wider...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-08-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,319
Posted By Werkin
I'm aware you have your mind set on drop bars,...

I'm aware you have your mind set on drop bars, but since you invited an alternative. An entry level suspension fork with drop bars on top is a poor combination. I suggest a wider flat bar,...
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