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Forum: Touring 03-13-16, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Ravenhog
Another + for the Ardent. Currently using the...

Another + for the Ardent. Currently using the 2.4 Ardent up front. On the rear using a 2.35 IKON and am very happy with it.

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Forum: Commuting 03-13-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Ravenhog
I may be bias but the Ogre is a very great bike...

I may be bias but the Ogre is a very great bike that will do what you want it to do. I have commuted, MTB'd, done multiple centuries on road and some metric centuries on gravel riding knobbies. My...
Forum: Commuting 03-14-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,510
Posted By Ravenhog
I have been using the Quad lock universal for my...

I have been using the Quad lock universal for my HTC one for several years. Its rock solid even on downhill runs. I have mounts on each of by bikes so its easy to ride anyone I want and still use the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-05-14, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Ravenhog
How about these Shimano B01S Resin Disc...

How about these

Shimano B01S Resin Disc Brake Pad > Components > Brakes > Brake Pads | Jenson USA...
Forum: Touring 12-04-14, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,661
Posted By Ravenhog
How about this Deore from amazon. Same crank...

How about this Deore from amazon. Same crank length and rings.

Amazon.com : Shimano FC-M590 Deore Hollowtech II Crankset (Black, 175-mm 48/36/26T 9 Speed) : Bike Cranksets And Accessories :...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-04-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Ravenhog
Pads are specific to brake model you have. So you...

Pads are specific to brake model you have. So you do need to get the exact pads made for your brake set. Do not go with what looks similar cause they may not work.

What brake set do you have?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-16-14, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Ravenhog
4000 miles on a chain? Great job. Personally I...

4000 miles on a chain? Great job. Personally I change my chains at about 1000 miles no questions asked. Saves my chainrings and cassette from premature wear caused by a worn chain.

If I were you...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-16-14, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ravenhog
My .02. Hydraulic hoses are fairly standard...

My .02. Hydraulic hoses are fairly standard although some are made better to resist flexing/stretch during braking. I have bought bulk lengths and used on different brands with no issues.

The...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-24-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 1,619,358
Posted By Ravenhog
My Ogre pulling double duty and my buddies Trek...

My Ogre pulling double duty and my buddies Trek on this weeks trail ride.
...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-05-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 1,619,358
Posted By Ravenhog
Trying out some different shoes for some trail...

Trying out some different shoes for some trail riding at the month.

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Forum: Commuting 07-28-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Ravenhog
I also have a 3.2 mile commute. Heading into work...

I also have a 3.2 mile commute. Heading into work though I have about a 1 mile downhill section that drops around 450 feet. My time in is usually 10min or less depending on if i coast down the hill...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By Ravenhog
hmmmm, makes me think. I have about 2800 miles on...

hmmmm, makes me think. I have about 2800 miles on a set of 38mm H2's with lots of life left in them or not:innocent:. Maybe ill put my rear to rest after the Seattle to Portland this weekend.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-08-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Ravenhog
Congrats. I don't live in goat head country but...

Congrats. I don't live in goat head country but do run though lots of broken glass. I have been running a set of hard case plus (old name for their triple protection, now the ultimate) H2's on my...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-17-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 963
Posted By Ravenhog
How to attach the InStep bike trailer - YouTube...

How to attach the InStep bike trailer - YouTube (http://youtu.be/8HxMXHc8Nr0)


If the hitch is the one in the video above my guess is that the torque from the preloaded spring might be causing...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-09-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 1,619,358
Posted By Ravenhog
So I measured the fender with a caliper. The...

So I measured the fender with a caliper. The overall outside width is 45.72mm. The edge lip is 1.9mm thick meaning the the inner width of the fender is about 41.91mm. If you tire truly measures...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-09-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 1,619,358
Posted By Ravenhog
I'm running Bontrager H2's in 38mm width which...

I'm running Bontrager H2's in 38mm width which are fairly true to size.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-06-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 1,619,358
Posted By Ravenhog
Thanks, they are the Planet Bike Full Hybrid....

Thanks, they are the Planet Bike Full Hybrid. They come with no mud flaps so I added the mud flaps from the Cascadias to add a little bit more coverage.(Dirt cheap from PlanetBike.com) They are much...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-06-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6,457
Views: 1,619,358
Posted By Ravenhog
Today's ride along the River ...

Today's ride along the River

http://ridewithgps.com/photos/257950/large.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-29-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Ravenhog
You could trouble shoot the rear by hooking up...

You could trouble shoot the rear by hooking up the rear caliper to the front lever/hose. And then the rear lever/hose to the front caliper. Time consuming but sine you know the front works doing...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-28-14, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Ravenhog
followed this video when during bleeds of my...

followed this video when during bleeds of my stokers. How old is the bike/brake set? You might try rebuilding the calipers, new seals and pistons. One thing I do with my stokers is after a good bleed...
Forum: Commuting 03-27-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By Ravenhog
I'm north of you in the Kent area. Yes disc...

I'm north of you in the Kent area. Yes disc brakes preform much better in the wet. As Moochems mentioned some disc break sets scream when they are wet. I have been running a set of Hayes stoker...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-12-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,434
Posted By Ravenhog
Was met with several detours on my river path...

Was met with several detours on my river path ride yesterday.

http://ridewithgps.com/photos/239525/large.jpg
Forum: Commuting 03-07-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By Ravenhog
I use the Ergon GP1's with bar ends. Would use...

I use the Ergon GP1's with bar ends. Would use the GP5's but the my hands do not agree with the profile of the integrated bar ends.
Forum: Commuting 03-07-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,645,269
Posted By Ravenhog
Nice trucker and stem cap clock. Might be the...

Nice trucker and stem cap clock. Might be the next addition to my Ogre.
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Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-03-14, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,683
Posted By Ravenhog
I have been riding the length of the foothills...

I have been riding the length of the foothills trail regularly for about the past year. I haven't noticed any camps along the trail east of Orting. I have seen several camps along the wooded area...
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