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Old 05-04-21, 07:55 PM
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More stimulus checks? $1000/month for a year? Sign me up!
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Old 05-06-21, 09:51 AM
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OK guys,
I have cut the handlebar myself... by 3.25" on each side. Here is the video of it and my impression on the ride.
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Old 05-06-21, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
Given the speed you can attain with the new bike, an accident could have serious consequences. A scrambled brain probably wouldn't be advantageous. Unless you've been assured this isn't a possibility, maybe consider a modern helmet like Bontrager Wave Cell or a MIPS.
Great to see you back! I missed you...☺️
Nah I won't crash, at least not with this Canyon bike. I don't wear helmet, even though I have a road bike Giro helmet (super lightweight) from the early 90s. My friend told me he is protecting me so I won't get injured.. And he said "NO" to aerobar for my Canyon MTB.. I wanted to get one so I can go faster against the wind😔 But he said OK for my Trek road bike. I am not sure why.

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More stimulus checks? $1000/month for a year? Sign me up!
You don't need to sign up anything. If you don't make too much money the checks will come to you. Just make sure that your bank account info is up to date when you filed your tax return the last time. Direct Deposit is best.
And please, please don't spend all that money on wrong things, things that do nothing to prepare for what is to come. Also DON'T buy guns, whether for self-defense or to rob somebody cause you too will get violated (get robbed or killed). It's best NOT to buy any guns.

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Fascinating.
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Yes -- The Canyon that is the subject of this thread is a darn nice piece of kit , but it doesnt do much more than a equally capabl;e (for the OP's use ) Trek MArlin or similar would be at a tick over $500

There will be less tears falling when the unsecured shed is broken into and a $500 bike is stolen and pawned for crack than a $2500 bike
It is not me you should be worried about getting my shed broken in to and my belongings stolen.. It is your lack of faith my friend is having heartache about. It is people that don't rely on friend and keeping him out of their lives are at high risk of danger...like getting major items stolen, getting robbed, or violated in other ways... During the turbulent times (The Great Tribulation) a lot of people won't be able to make a right decision or choice because they will be consumed by fear. Following the friend takes you out of fear and follow his ways. Protection, provision, and guidance will be provided.
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Also DON'T buy guns, whether for self-defense or to rob somebody cause you too will get violated (get robbed or killed). It's best NOT to buy any guns.

I definitely donít want to get violated. Thatís near the top of my list. I would really like a new airplane, though. One with big bush tires, a glass panel, a high useful load and low gph. Should I start a thread, make a video, or just get better friends? Iíd also like a hangar for it. I will call my hangar a shed. I promise.
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I definitely donít want to get violated. Thatís near the top of my list. I would really like a new airplane, though. One with big bush tires, a glass panel, a high useful load and low gph. Should I start a thread, make a video, or just get better friends? Iíd also like a hangar for it. I will call my hangar a shed. I promise.
It might be better to invest some of the money on a shed for you to live. Seek the friend for guidance/direction. He will help you find the right spot.
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Old 05-07-21, 11:40 AM
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OK guys, the lightweight aluminum pedals with straps, Stan's valves, sealant and other stuff are coming in a few days...I will be able to convert my Canyon bike to tubeless then. More weight savings! And the headcam action camera is coming this Wednesday... More videos coming.
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I definitely donít want to get violated. Thatís near the top of my list. I would really like a new airplane, though. One with big bush tires, a glass panel, a high useful load and low gph. Should I start a thread, make a video, or just get better friends? Iíd also like a hangar for it. I will call my hangar a shed. I promise.
My beautiful beautiful fiance can violate me anytime -- that also - is near the top of my list !!

I dont know what is current with bush plane technology, but a Piper for me would be so much fun. My friend helped me get an A&P license 25 years ago and i only worked in the hangars for 3 years befor emoving on to something different.

I always told meself when i was older and a bit more bucks up, i would love to learn to fly a taildragger, and restoring a Stearman or a Piper would be a fun adventure (id kill myself with a Pitts Falcon )

In my A&P days, i dreamed of having a hangar and a dirt strip on my acreage. A hangar , that while small, would still be big enough to have about a 800 sf apartment built into the back. Alas - i still have the acreage but my hangar dreams were dashed by my first wife and i now have a conventional house on it
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OK guys, the lightweight aluminum pedals with straps, Stan's valves, sealant and other stuff are coming in a few days...I will be able to convert my Canyon bike to tubeless then. More weight savings! And the headcam action camera is coming this Wednesday... More videos coming.

Awesome man! You will love tubeless tires once the initial hassle of getting them setup is over !
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It might be better to invest some of the money on a shed for you to live. Seek the friend for guidance/direction. He will help you find the right spot.

I invested in a house. It came with a shed, so weíll be ok when the Big Doom hits. And we picked it on our own: no friends, neighbors, realtors or even passing acquaintances required.
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Cheez,

i think in thiscase, its ok to refer to your friend as Jesus, . Im not going to report you to the mods, and i hope nobody else does in

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I think it would be sufficient and respectful to capitalize, as "Friend,"
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Ok guyz,
My stuff came today. I deflated my cool Canyon bike's front wheel and my tire acted strangely...it was literally shrinking as if it is the tube. Never seen a bike tire shrink like that I felt a little creepy. Before I tried to remove the tire I loosened the nut on the valve and looked inside the tire and to what do you know it's already tubeless! Wow, what a surprise...I thought bike sellers don't deliver them tubeless for liability reasons... I am impressed with Canyon. They know how to make customers happy. I got the shipping fee of $105 reimbursed too 😁

The aluminum pedals with straps came. They are disappointingly heavy. They said each weighs 325g.. which is supposed to be lighter than other alloy pedals. The pedals are considerably heavier than the stock plastic/metal pedals that came with the bike!! I'm going to keep the stock pedals and just put on the straps... I asked Jesus "Why did you have me pick these ugly bulky looking pedals??" At least if they are very light I was going to put them on my Canyon bike. Jesus didn't really answer me yet.😕
Oh man today I went out again riding my Canyon bike. Rode like a hamster.😁
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what do you know it's already tubeless! 😁
Cool! Double check that you have some sealant in there as well.
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Cool! Double check that you have some sealant in there as well.
Yeah when I saw the tire inside it was shiny and sticky! Looked like a film of sealant! Canyon makes good bikes heehee!😆

Some live action videos coming very soon! I already received the headcam action camera. Gonna record my bike riding and show them here.
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OK guys,
I recorded the video (POV) of my Canyon bike riding. I was bit tired and got weak as I got sick for a few days... Here! A 20 mile bike ride. Enjoy...😄
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