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08-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By Planemaker

Not sure what you mean. These guys are on...

Not sure what you mean.

These guys are on the ball and able to get bikes when others canít.

Just trying to help someone out who might need a bike sooner.
08-12-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By Planemaker

Call Bicycle Exchange in Wichita Kansas. They are...

Call Bicycle Exchange in Wichita Kansas. They are getting in new bikes (Trek) almost everyday. I donít know how they get them but, they have a lot of bikes including the 2021 models.
07-08-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Planemaker

Iím obviously wrong. I appreciate your...

Iím obviously wrong. I appreciate your clarification.

i will take my post down.
07-08-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Planemaker

Since we live in Central Kansas, the gravel...

Since we live in Central Kansas, the gravel community is very large in the area and it was the discussion at the time.

As I said, itís a rumor and Iíve got no facts and data to back it up. If...
07-07-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Planemaker

It looks like The Hondo will take place on...

It looks like The Hondo will take place on September 12 and will take place in the Flint Hills with a course every bit as difficult as DK.
07-07-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Planemaker

Taking the post down for inaccuracies

Taking the post down for inaccuracies
06-03-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Planemaker

Relevate Designs. It has a magnetic closure...

Relevate Designs. It has a magnetic closure system.
06-03-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Planemaker

1 Up USA hands down is the best hitch rack out....

1 Up USA hands down is the best hitch rack out. Lightweight and compact.
03-27-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,843
Posted By Planemaker

I could be wrong but, if you are running tubes,...

I could be wrong but, if you are running tubes, there is no need to have wide tape or a need to have two layers. The tires are tubeless specific so, the tires combined with.all that bulk is making a...
03-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By Planemaker

Interesting editorial from CX Magazine Mid...

Interesting editorial from CX Magazine

Mid South Editorial (https://www.cxmagazine.com/gravel-racing-mid-south-group-rides-can-wait-op-ed-john-flack)
03-17-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Planemaker

Dirty Kanza

Posted they will make a call about the ride on 5/1/20
03-16-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By Planemaker

I don't know how to define near term other than...

I don't know how to define near term other than to say April events will be cancelled or postponed at a minimum. Beyond that I wouldn't venture a guess.

How would you define near term?
03-16-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By Planemaker

Mid South Gravel

One day after the ride Stillwater declares a state of emergency because of the coronavirus.

I'm guessing this could be one of last organized rides for the near term.
12-18-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,800
Posted By Planemaker

Were they easy to mount? Looking forward to...

Were they easy to mount?

Looking forward to your ride results.
12-10-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By Planemaker

All good questions and responses, my weight is...

All good questions and responses, my weight is 240 pounds and dropping.

I'm currently using a Cane Creek eeSilk Seatpost (https://www.canecreek.com/product/eesilk/) and the ride is great but, the...
12-10-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By Planemaker

Ttianium Seatpost

I posted a similar thread in the Gravel Forum but, in retrospect, I should have put it here.

I'm looking at titanium seatposts for my gravel bike. I'm a heavier rider and the roads will be rough....
12-09-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Planemaker

Double Post

Sorry double post please disregard
Admins please delete
12-09-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Planemaker

Enve Seatpost Clamps

I'm looking to put a Titanium seatpost on my Titanium Gravel bike. It looks like most of the offerings are the old Enve single bolt clamp and the new Enve two bolt clamp. I've read reviews from...
11-14-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,531
Posted By Planemaker

Replaced the tape twice and added more layers...

Replaced the tape twice and added more layers with no luck.

You may be on to something with the supple tire.

At any rate, I'm going switch tires and see what happens.
11-14-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,531
Posted By Planemaker

Been running on the same wheels and new wheels...

Been running on the same wheels and new wheels with the same issue.

I'm convinced that Panaracer changed something or had a bad run. I'm getting the impression from the LBS there are others having...
11-14-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,531
Posted By Planemaker

Panaracer Gravel King SK

I've been running these tires in 38 for years with no problems until my last purchase this summer.

Simply put, these things leak air between the bead and rim when the pressure gets too low.
...
11-14-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,800
Posted By Planemaker

Continental Terra Speed and Terra Trail

Has anyone purchased these yet? If so, what are you first impressions?
Forum: Touring
09-13-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By Planemaker

Wheels For Bikepacking

I'm going to try my hand at doing some bikepacking. My current grave ride, Litespeed Titanium Gravel is what I planning on using. I currently have DT Swiss 240 hubs (32 spokes) mated to Pacenti that...
09-08-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,564
Posted By Planemaker

Tubeless Tire Blew Off The Rim

I was installing a tire after I got a flat yesterday (sealant was dried up). Anyway when I was airing up the tire it blew off the rim so, I installed a new tire and seated it and now it appears as...
08-07-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By Planemaker

Muc Off C3 Dry Ceramic Chain Lube

Ok, I love this stuff in dry conditions but, it's just awful in wet conditions. It just washes off and I have a completely dry chain and noisy chain. Therefore, for gravel it is just unacceptable, I...
07-22-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 190,826
Posted By Planemaker

The tan sidewalls look good with those wheels.

The tan sidewalls look good with those wheels.
07-04-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,096
Posted By Planemaker

Tim, Sorry you had a bad experience with...

Tim,

Sorry you had a bad experience with Bontrager wheels. I too had a cracked on a 2013 Domane that was replaced under warranty.


I just don't think it's a fair statement to make that ALL...
07-03-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,096
Posted By Planemaker

​​​​​These are carbon rims made from the same...

​​​​​These are carbon rims made from the same material their carbon frames are made from.

I don't think the cracked rims you are referring to extend to their carbon wheels.
06-30-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,096
Posted By Planemaker

I'm looking at the exact same two wheels. I'm...

I'm looking at the exact same two wheels. I'm leaning towards the Bontrager wheels because the rim is wider (not a big issue), there is no weight limit on the Bontrager wheels (thinking bikepacking)...
06-27-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By Planemaker

RD Hangers

Kind of PSA.

Blowing a RD is not uncommon in gravel when mud is involved. I've gotten the joy of converting two fellow riders to single speed in the last two weeks.

The person who blew their RD...
06-22-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,389
Posted By Planemaker

Tim, you and it think alike. Now that I consider...

Tim, you and it think alike. Now that I consider it, I'm sure it's wise to attach anything to my carbon fork. For safety reasons, I rather buy a fork with braze ons integrated in the fork or since...
06-21-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,389
Posted By Planemaker

Bottle Cage Mounts For Fork

Looking for some bottle cage mounts that I put on my fork. I thought Blackburn made some but, I was mistaken. Can anybody point me in the right direction.
06-21-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,948
Posted By Planemaker

I'm looking at doing some bikepacking myself. I...

I'm looking at doing some bikepacking myself. I don't see any reason my Litespeed gravel bike can't do double duty.

I'v even thinking of getting rid of the road bike and letting the Litespeed do...
06-17-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By Planemaker

REcommend A Chain

My recent experience with a field conversion to single speed help me to realize that replacing the chain is something not to fear and I should be doing that maintenance myself.

I've always had the...
06-16-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By Planemaker

Wipperman 11 Speed Quick Link

We had to perform a first ever field conversion to single speed yesterday. None of us had a Shimano quick link so, we had to make sure that the link pin was not completely pushed out of the link. It...
06-13-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,701
Posted By Planemaker

Ultegra 6800 with AB rings and couldn't be...

Ultegra 6800 with AB rings and couldn't be happier.
06-13-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,225
Posted By Planemaker

Hunt 650 Carbon Gravel Wheels

Any real world experience with these wheels? Hunt 650B Carbon Wheels (https://www.huntbikewheels.cc/collections/gravel-wheels/products/650b-adventurecarbon-disc)

For that mater any real world...
05-08-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,128
Posted By Planemaker

Dark Speed Works...

Dark Speed Works (https://darkspeedworks.com/products.htm)

These are about the best I've seen
05-08-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,128
Posted By Planemaker

I bought this bag and really wanted to like it....

I bought this bag and really wanted to like it. However, a rough 100 miles at Land Run ruined the bag.

The problem is that it's impossible to get the bolts tightened securely enough to keep them...
05-06-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,672
Posted By Planemaker

I'll be 63 in June and live in Wichita Kansas....

I'll be 63 in June and live in Wichita Kansas. There is a rather large group of us who are "long in the tooth" riding gravel.
04-30-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,464
Posted By Planemaker

Congratulations on a top 10 finish, you earned it...

Congratulations on a top 10 finish, you earned it for sure.
04-28-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,464
Posted By Planemaker

Open Range Gravel Race

The ride was yesterday with a 200k race and a 100k ride (I rode the 100k). The ride took place in Central Kansas where there is little tree cover. When we started there were sustained winds in the...
03-24-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,874
Posted By Planemaker

For that price, have you looked into titanium? ...

For that price, have you looked into titanium?

I love my litespeed titanium gravel bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 34,106
Posted By Planemaker

I just looked at the helmet and the wave matetima...

I just looked at the helmet and the wave matetima is not attached to the foam in the top of the helmet. A strap for a light or GoPro can easily be attached.
03-20-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 190,826
Posted By Planemaker

I love my Absolute Black chainrings 48-32. You...

I love my Absolute Black chainrings 48-32. You will not be disappointed.

I went from a 46-30 FSA chainrings and the 48-32 ovals are easier to turn over on hills.
03-19-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,448
Posted By Planemaker

Agreed, I do eat during long rides and count...

Agreed, I do eat during long rides and count those calories. I just don't go on an eating binge after a long ride.
03-19-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,448
Posted By Planemaker

I fijnd that unless you use a heart rate monitor,...

I fijnd that unless you use a heart rate monitor, the calories burned calculation from fitness devices and phone apps way overstate calories burned. I found at times my post ride snack exceeded my...
03-19-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,448
Posted By Planemaker

I fijnd that unless you use a heart rate monitor,...

I fijnd that unless you use a heart rate monitor, the calories burned calculation from fitness devices and phone apps way overstate calories burned. I found at times my post ride snack exceeded my...
03-18-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By Planemaker

Joined the 2019 Century Club

Rode in the Land Run 100 gravel race on Saturday and completed the 103 mile course for my first century of the season. This is the earliest in the year I've ever joined the century club.

My total...
03-18-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,548
Posted By Planemaker

That's terrible news. I've been to two...

That's terrible news.

I've been to two gravel events in two weeks and someone has died at both of them.

It certainly isn't easy to take.
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