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02-08-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,533
Posted By csrpenfab

Back when I used a roof rack that required front...

Back when I used a roof rack that required front wheel removal and stowage in the backseat, I forgot my wheel! Got the to the trail head all excited for a great ride and realized the front wheel was...
02-07-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,780
Posted By csrpenfab

700x32 on my flat bar road/gravel bike. I use an...

700x32 on my flat bar road/gravel bike. I use an inflator head that can be turned on/off. I gave up on the “one shot” CO2 heads years ago.
02-07-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,780
Posted By csrpenfab

Park I-beam multi-tool that includes chain...

Park I-beam multi-tool that includes chain breaker and tire lever and every size wrench needed for full tear down. Rema patch kit, spare tube, mini pump, CO2 inflator and two 20G carts, piece of old...
01-30-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By csrpenfab

My Trek FX6S is 2x11 with a full Shimano 105...

My Trek FX6S is 2x11 with a full Shimano 105 group.Front rings are a compact 50/34 and cassette is a 11-32. I ride 90% of the time in the big ring, and there's plenty of gearing.
01-24-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,141
Posted By csrpenfab

Be careful with how quickly you gain it back if...

Be careful with how quickly you gain it back if you go off Atkins. I did Atkins heavily several years ago and lost 50 pounds. I also suffered a clogged up kidney from too much protein. It cleared...
01-24-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By csrpenfab

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01-24-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By csrpenfab

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Finished the build today and it turned out great. ...
01-24-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By csrpenfab

Step-Through Hybrid build

My wife is having hip arthritis issues that make swinging a leg over her 17” GT hybrid tough. Time to fix that by building her a Step-through! Found a great deal on a bare Marin frame for just...
01-14-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,141
Posted By csrpenfab

After topping out at a way too fat 344lbs...

After topping out at a way too fat 344lbs 1/15/18, I started the medically supervised "HMR" diet through my local St. Jude hospital. It's a program run by HMR throughout the US. You can also buy...
01-14-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,824
Posted By csrpenfab

My Trek FX6S was my first bike with hydraulic...

My Trek FX6S was my first bike with hydraulic disks, and I won't go back to rim brakes. They stop strongly with very little lever effort. The through axles are a cinch to attach and I've never had...
01-10-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By csrpenfab

They're a solid vendor. Their Corona shop is...

They're a solid vendor. Their Corona shop is just a few miles from my house, so I often order stuff online and just pick it up at their store.
01-10-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By csrpenfab

While technically part of the SART, the 3 mile...

While technically part of the SART, the 3 mile stretch that runs along "Riverwalk Park" in Eastvale does not yet connect to the main trail near 91/Green River. I ride this stretch frequently for a...
12-31-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,074
Posted By csrpenfab

I hit up the Tustin store this afternoon. Lots of...

I hit up the Tustin store this afternoon. Lots of markdowns, but inline with normal “sale” prices. I did pick up a pair of Conti 700cx35 tires for my wife’s hybrid for $22 each and a steering tube...
12-29-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By csrpenfab

Congratulations! I started a serious weight loss...

Congratulations! I started a serious weight loss program on 1/15/18, and as of today, I’m down 100 lbs. Its a program called the HMR diet run through my local hospital. Around 1400 calories a day,...
12-19-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,275
Posted By csrpenfab

i was thinking the same thing when I compared the...

i was thinking the same thing when I compared the specs to my Trek FSX6, very similar specs. Both great bikes, but I do like having a local LBS for service and warranty. My 2019 Trek FSX6 had a...
12-08-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By csrpenfab

Yes. Old Trek FX7 was my first hybrid. It’s now...

Yes. Old Trek FX7 was my first hybrid. It’s now my back up bike for rainy days. The first choice is my new Trek FXS6. Amazing bike and it does everything I need in a bike.
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11-29-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By csrpenfab

Yep, rain today makes me glad I got out to ride...

Yep, rain today makes me glad I got out to ride the last 5 days in a row! I hate taking my "nice" bike out in the muck and I usually resort to my old Hybrid if I really need to ride in the wet. ...
11-26-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 324,387
Posted By csrpenfab

Finally got the needed adapters to add the...

Finally got the needed adapters to add the Bontrager Race Lite Ergo bar ends on the ISO Zone bars on my Trek FSX6. These are just wanted I needed to get some extra hand positions on rides. Very...
11-22-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 324,387
Posted By csrpenfab

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i just added the Revelate Mag tank top tube bag...
11-14-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,476
Posted By csrpenfab

No doubt. Bike is a month old and they came...

No doubt. Bike is a month old and they came stock. Since the rims are tubeless ready, I'll be going that direction soon.
11-14-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,476
Posted By csrpenfab

I have the Bontrager Hard Case tires 700x32 that...

I have the Bontrager Hard Case tires 700x32 that came stock on my Trek FXS6, and I'm more than happy with them. Great grip, low rolling resistance, and (knocks on wood) so far quite flat resistant. ...
11-12-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By csrpenfab

I got in a quick 25 miler right at sunrise...

I got in a quick 25 miler right at sunrise yesterday. The weather guy said winds would kick up around 8am, and boy was he right! I'm in Eastvale, where the winds really suck, and coming home I was...
11-11-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By csrpenfab

There really is no trail East of Green River...

There really is no trail East of Green River until you get into Norco. There is a 4 mile stretch in my City, Eastvale, that runs along the river and through a few parks. It’s quite nice, but it...
10-22-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,723
Posted By csrpenfab

Not to add any fuel on the thru-axle vs. QR...

Not to add any fuel on the thru-axle vs. QR debate, but if you have thru-axle bikes, I can highly recommend the Rockymounts Driveshaft HM thru-axle mount. I mounted mine up to my Rockymounts truck...
10-18-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By csrpenfab

Before anyone gets their panties all bunched up,...

Before anyone gets their panties all bunched up, my comment about riding 25-30mph frequently was solely based on blasting down a steep downhill! I am in no way fit enough to cruise at those speeds! ...
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