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Forum: Mountain Biking 07-24-16, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Dilberto
Is it heavy or light? If light - it could be a...

Is it heavy or light? If light - it could be a Kawamura titanium bike.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-18-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Dilberto
Try Panaracer Rampage 2.35" or Bontrager XR4...

Try Panaracer Rampage 2.35" or Bontrager XR4 2.35" Both amazing tires...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-10-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 182,370
Posted By Dilberto
My Favorite Toy...

2012 Trek Superfly Carbon 29er - XX1, dropper post, carbon everything imaginable.....24.4 pounds:
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk20/Dilberto88/Light%20Bikes/sf_2016_zpsezejihpp.jpg...
Forum: For Sale 05-21-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,361
Posted By Dilberto
They come in every color imaginable. Is the...

They come in every color imaginable. Is the Kontact a wire bead tire?
Forum: For Sale 05-21-16, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,361
Posted By Dilberto
What color are the Kenda Kontacts?

What color are the Kenda Kontacts?
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-02-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,621,957
Posted By Dilberto
Very nice, Steve.....simple and clean!

Very nice, Steve.....simple and clean!
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-18-16, 10:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 59,385
Posted By Dilberto
The salt crust means you're drinking too much and...

The salt crust means you're drinking too much and diluting your inner sodium balance. This easily leads to cramps, on longer, hot rides. Know your sweat rate and you'll never set yourself up for...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-05-16, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By Dilberto
And, Giant produces all their Composite fibers...

And, Giant produces all their Composite fibers in-house.....just like Trek and TIME.
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-05-16, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Dilberto
Yeah, you should have no issues running a road...

Yeah, you should have no issues running a road tire down to 700c x 25. Just keep the pressure below 100psi. I have Mavic C29ssmax wheels running a 700c x 33 Cyclocross tire tubed at 80psi and it's...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-28-15, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Dilberto
I have full SRAM 1x11....except the Shimano XTR...

I have full SRAM 1x11....except the Shimano XTR M988 trail brakes.
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-06-15, 12:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By Dilberto
For a first-time builder....the only pitfall is...

For a first-time builder....the only pitfall is getting it all tuned-up and correctly dialed-in. This is when you bring it to your LBS and closely WATCH how they do it correctly. The knowledge gained...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-28-15, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 182,370
Posted By Dilberto
51 and now havin' FUN....

Recovering from a 22-year alcohol, tobacco and meth addiction at 42, my doc told me I had maybe 10 years to live. Before recovery, I was suffering from congestive heart failure(CHF), COPD and morbid...
Forum: Commuting 10-28-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,374
Posted By Dilberto
Agree. When commuting, everything gets bagged...

Agree. When commuting, everything gets bagged securely. Clothes get rolled-up, soiled undies get their own Ziplock hamper bag, etc.

My two worst commute disasters(level 9) was being struck by...
Forum: Commuting 10-28-15, 05:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,240
Posted By Dilberto
IMHO....the ultimate fast commuter is a disc...

IMHO....the ultimate fast commuter is a disc brake CX bike, with 33-38c file tread gravel tires. It can handle any weather condition, goes off road without issues(@45psi), flies on road(@70psi), CX...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-15-15, 10:06 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,772
Posted By Dilberto
Nailed It!

Combined with Latex tubes - the LAS feels nearly as nice as the Challenge Chicane 700c x 33 file tread tubulars.



The largest 700c Gravel tire you can fit on the F400 is 700c x 28. The F400's...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-05-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By Dilberto
If riding on rough urban terrain, the Bad Boy...

If riding on rough urban terrain, the Bad Boy will be a relief to the hands and arms. I rode both and prefer the Bad Boy overall...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-04-15, 10:38 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 41,723
Posted By Dilberto
I rode a 3.0 for many years....until the...

I rode a 3.0 for many years....until the Cannondale System Six blew my mind. I regret selling both bikes.....:(
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Dilberto
I loved my 2009 CAAD9.....until I rode a 2007...

I loved my 2009 CAAD9.....until I rode a 2007 Cannondale System Six. The CAAD9 lost all its parts to the uber-stiff, climbing missile almost overnight.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-04-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,837
Posted By Dilberto
If running disc brakes - Mavic C29ssmax UST disc...

If running disc brakes - Mavic C29ssmax UST disc wheels(1755g) can be had, for well under $300/used and below $450/new. Running road tubeless is now attainable.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-04-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,689
Posted By Dilberto
Depends on if you like grip shifters....which is...

Depends on if you like grip shifters....which is the cheapest and lightest option.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-04-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Dilberto
No comparison, the Bad Boy is a far superior...

No comparison, the Bad Boy is a far superior bike....which can be built very lightweight.
Forum: Commuting 09-03-15, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Dilberto
No, you file the claim ASAP.....if you wanna be...

No, you file the claim ASAP.....if you wanna be made "whole" by the insurer. Document/photograph EVERYTHING....and you too, can milk the teat of the insurance companies.

My last 2 car/cyclist...
Forum: Commuting 09-03-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,282
Posted By Dilberto
2002 Cannondale F1000SL CAAD5 "Full Wood" easily...

2002 Cannondale F1000SL CAAD5 "Full Wood" easily converts to a blazing-fast, 700c commuter. The rear allows huge tire clearance, up to 35c slicks. The front is nearly unlimited, with a Lefty. I have...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-03-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,806
Posted By Dilberto
Clement LAS is what OP is really seeking. I...

Clement LAS is what OP is really seeking. I exhaustively tried them ALL(I'm an LBS owner) and the LAS pumped to 60-75psi for road and 45psi for gravel and dirt is simply unreal. The only thing the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-01-15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Dilberto
Clamping carbon post to a stand is fine....as...

Clamping carbon post to a stand is fine....as long as the post is completely vertically-mounted(no angle at all). This means the front wheel dips lower.....
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