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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-21-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 181,900
Posted By GTryder
Flat Bar Fitness Bike

My flat bar fitness (road) bike -2011 Giant Dash 3, with the following modifications/accessories: changed saddle, trimmed handle bars to 46 cm (18") & added longer bar ends with ski bend, added rear...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-06-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 68,954
Posted By GTryder
Fat Bike popularity continues to grow... USA...

Fat Bike popularity continues to grow...
USA Cycling adds fat bike national championships for 2015 | Cyclingnews.com...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-19-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 68,954
Posted By GTryder
Drive Train

Drive train 1 x 7 - modifications include: reducing Chainring from 48T to 38T (with proportionate chainring guard), changing freewheel from 14-28 to 14-34. Awaiting 34T inner chainring to allow for...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-11-14, 05:57 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 68,954
Posted By GTryder
Thanks for adding this Sticky. Lets start...

Thanks for adding this Sticky.

Lets start with a drive train question:
Are you running front & rear derailleurs, rear only (1 x ....), IGH, or single speed?
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-11-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Thank you to Admin for adding a Fat Bike Sticky...

Thank you to Admin for adding a Fat Bike Sticky in the Mountain Bike Forum.

http://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-biking/953133-fatbike-sticky.html

:thumb:
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-11-14, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By GTryder
Thank you for adding the Fat Bike Sticky in the...

Thank you for adding the Fat Bike Sticky in the Mountain Bike Forum
:thumb:
Forum: Commuting 06-10-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,843
Posted By GTryder
Two great rules to ride by. Your second rule...

Two great rules to ride by.
Your second rule can often lead to a more enjoyable ride as well. Also, dangerous roads can be a direct result of dangerous (poorly designed) intersections.
After being...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By GTryder
Multiple bikes - specific uses

From a lot of your profiles, many BF.net members have several bikes.
How many are "purpose specific"?

My collection started 2 years ago. Following angioplasty and a stent implant I began actively...
Forum: Commuting 06-10-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,843
Posted By GTryder
Sure - I had written "insanely" defensively, but...

Sure - I had written "insanely" defensively, but had second thoughts so changed it.
:thumb:
Forum: Commuting 06-10-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,843
Posted By GTryder
You guys "nailed it" - no pun intended. Drive...

You guys "nailed it" - no pun intended.
Drive defensively - ride intensely defensively.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By GTryder
cplager was kinda making comparison to rolling...

cplager was kinda making comparison to rolling resistance.

On the other hand I've seen pictures of very specialized winter bikes with smaller "Argo or ATV" type wheels. Guessing Antarctic snow...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By GTryder
Good points and to clarify my reference to...

Good points and to clarify my reference to efficiency - I was alluding to gearing and momentum. The larger diameter (and obviously heavier) wheel takes a bit of effort to get rolling but once at a...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-10-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Could that be because it is a "Vendor's Forum"​...

Could that be because it is a "Vendor's Forum"​ ???
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By GTryder
Riding effort is very dependent on tire size/...

Riding effort is very dependent on tire size/ tread pattern and amount of inflation. While most Fat Bikes are generally heavier than modern mountain bikes, they have a rolling diameter similar to a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-10-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By GTryder
You'll find lots of info on the Fat Bike forum @...

You'll find lots of info on the Fat Bike forum @ MTBR.com or the Fat Bike Group on Facebook.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-10-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Another Bike Forum member looking for Fat Bike...

Another Bike Forum member looking for Fat Bike Info:

http://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/947359-forum-suggestion-fat-bikes-2.html#post16837326
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-08-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Lester, Maybe its more a case of semantics;...

Lester,
Maybe its more a case of semantics; lets face it "Fat Bike" sounds more appalling than appealing to those who don't know what they're all about.
Or maybe a "re-structure or merger" could...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-08-14, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
But a sub-forum would have been nice before all...

But a sub-forum would have been nice before all the interest went to other forums & Facebook :thumb:
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-08-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
That was my thought a while ago, but I just...

That was my thought a while ago, but I just postponed 8, 9, 10 & 11.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-08-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Guess being the brief "Next Big Thing" is proving...

Guess being the brief "Next Big Thing" is proving to be lucrative enough for most manufacturers to jump into the game, many have sold out for this season and are taking pre-orders. Trek & Spec,...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-07-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
So...what I am seeing is that some forums that...

So...what I am seeing is that some forums that have been created have very little traffic and the admin. don't want to risk this happening again. Perhaps the traffic they aren't getting is going to...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-07-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Or a sticky in the Mountain Bike Forum with a...

Or a sticky in the Mountain Bike Forum with a link to the Fat BIke Forum @ MTBR.:thumb:
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-07-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
So I've been told by the site admin, but don't...

So I've been told by the site admin, but don't get the logic behind this rationale...the entire site would still get the same amount of traffic, or is it a cost issue to structure with more...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-07-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Overall BF.net is very accommodating - lots of...

Overall BF.net is very accommodating - lots of great people and great advise for almost every genre of cycling.

But....for what ever reason...not very open to Fat Bikes. With "everything else...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-06-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By GTryder
Lots of fat bike info on the "other " forum and...

Lots of fat bike info on the "other " forum and Facebook - so look there for that info.
Lots of good info here for most every other type of bike - so still look here once in a while.
Guess we...
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