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Forum: Utility Cycling 01-19-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,876
Posted By chriskmurray
Time to invest in better quality tires if you...

Time to invest in better quality tires if you want them to last. The Schwalbe Marathons are known to run for around 10k miles on the rear for a lot of riders. If you want to go a little cheaper I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-10-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,020
Posted By chriskmurray
The Specialized Air Tool pumps, even at the base...

The Specialized Air Tool pumps, even at the base models usually last 2-3 years in our shop so they should last a lifetime for home use.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By chriskmurray
The Velocity Aileron is a really nice tubeless...

The Velocity Aileron is a really nice tubeless ready option as well. I have had great luck with it in the past.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-01-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By chriskmurray
Any bikeshop with a QBP account should be able to...

Any bikeshop with a QBP account should be able to order them for you.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-31-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By chriskmurray
I think they were going for "refuse" to...

I think they were going for "refuse" to wear/puncture/cut/etc as it is advertised as a durable training tire.

The Clements are great, I also really like the Gravel Kings I am running and they come...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-17-15, 08:43 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,762
Posted By chriskmurray
I didn't know she was considering the women's...

I didn't know she was considering the women's record, I could see her pulling it off as well. I am sure Kurt would enjoy being the one cracking the whip for a change!
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-16-15, 11:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,762
Posted By chriskmurray
I was lucky enough to build them a wheel a while...

I was lucky enough to build them a wheel a while back. What surprised me is how easy going both him and Alicia were. I mostly talked with Alicia and it is no surprise she is an amazing crew chief,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-16-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By chriskmurray
Surly makes a fixed "dingle" cog to give you two...

Surly makes a fixed "dingle" cog to give you two fixed cogs side by side on a normal fixed hub. Drivetrain | Parts and Accessories | Surly Bikes (http://surlybikes.com/parts/drivetrain/dingle_cog)
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-15-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By chriskmurray
The 40mm Gravelking is available now and is a...

The 40mm Gravelking is available now and is a great tire. Mine has been flawless set up tubeless. Technically the 28 is not tubeless and I am usually hesitant to run high pressure/narrow non...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-15-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,762
Posted By chriskmurray
Looks like Kurt will hit 71,000 or so miles...

Looks like Kurt will hit 71,000 or so miles tomorrow with 24 days left. He seems to be picking up the pace significantly this last month. Today he had a 250 mile day and seems to be averaging...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-06-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 990
Posted By chriskmurray
You have one of the nicest hubsets you can buy. ...

You have one of the nicest hubsets you can buy. Since you are dealing with some very nasty potholes it would not hurt to go with a very tough rim like the Dyad or Deep V from Velocity. It would...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-29-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By chriskmurray
The WI cogs are a little different than Miche...

The WI cogs are a little different than Miche uses but you can get Miche cogs very cheap. If you happen to be working with Mike Creed out of the OTC, just have him get you in touch with his dad to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-01-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By chriskmurray
I will second the above recommendations for...

I will second the above recommendations for either the Dyad or CR 18, both are extremely durable.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-29-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By chriskmurray
If the shops have last years models on the floor...

If the shops have last years models on the floor in your size it usually works. The catch is, if the shops buyer is good there will not be much of last years stuff left and even then, it will most...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-29-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,201
Posted By chriskmurray
That is just how this industry (and most) work. ...

That is just how this industry (and most) work. Most companies give a list of specs to a manufacturer in China or Taiwan and the manufacturer comes back with a product that has the original brands...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-28-15, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,905
Posted By chriskmurray
I am curious to hear your thoughts between the...

I am curious to hear your thoughts between the Compass and Gravelkings. I love my Gravelkings but have been temped to give Compass tires a shot out of curiosity.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-26-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,905
Posted By chriskmurray
Yep, tires with a quality casing and materials...

Yep, tires with a quality casing and materials still roll exceptionally well at wider widths. Even Zipp who uses the tag line "speed weaponry" recently announced a 30mm wide tire. I personally run...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-25-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By chriskmurray
Klamper | Paul Component Engineering...

Klamper | Paul Component Engineering (http://paulcomp.com/shop/components/klamper/)

Every Paul brake I have owned has always impressed me! These are like a hoped up version of the BB7 with much...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-23-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By chriskmurray
My King headset has been through 3 frames and 7...

My King headset has been through 3 frames and 7 years of riding without issue. I think I might have greased it once in that time. If you don't want to drop that much money the Cane Creek 40 is...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-22-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By chriskmurray
I would not ask them to just automatically...

I would not ask them to just automatically increase the spoke tension but rather ask them to check to make sure it is at the proper tension as every now and then you will get an OE wheel that is...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-22-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By chriskmurray
Those are some pretty cool bikes for sure. I...

Those are some pretty cool bikes for sure. I will add that even though the components they use for their wheels are of nice quality their build quality usually leaves something to be desired at...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-22-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,141
Posted By chriskmurray
I'd re-calibrate your BS meter as it should be...

I'd re-calibrate your BS meter as it should be around 11 after that. Time to find a new shop and I would even go as far as writing the manufacturer of your bike (assuming you bought your carbon bike...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-22-15, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By chriskmurray
REAL WORLD CYCLING AFTERMARKET COMPONENTS,...

REAL WORLD CYCLING AFTERMARKET COMPONENTS, BEARINGS, & SEALS (http://enduroforkseals.com) These guys have nearly every bearing you could imagine for bikes and make a great quality product as well.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-21-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By chriskmurray
It depends on the type of mud your area gets. ...

It depends on the type of mud your area gets. Some mud turns into this sticky peanut butter like substance that can pack up so bad it locks the wheel in place. If that is what you have I would take...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-21-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By chriskmurray
The grabbing what you can to get through the day...

The grabbing what you can to get through the day is definitely how it all started. It is safe to say I never drank the stuff until kids...

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