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06-18-17, 07:13 PM
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Posted By skids929

I am using the Ice Techs (RT-99s). It was...

I am using the Ice Techs (RT-99s). It was actually a case of bedding the pads in, but the pads still click in the caliper, I've learned it's just the nature of the XTs and gotten used to it. Don't...
06-10-17, 09:14 PM
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Views: 6,339
Posted By skids929

Don't try and rationalize a bad habit in any way...

Don't try and rationalize a bad habit in any way shape or form. Quit, bike, live, happy.
06-09-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,371
Posted By skids929

you could never do this where I live in new...

you could never do this where I live in new england. Too many trees.
06-09-17, 08:59 AM
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Posted By skids929

Wow! Nice ride!

Wow! Nice ride!
06-07-17, 06:57 PM
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Views: 11,866
Posted By skids929

I guess this is reason to support quality direct...

I guess this is reason to support quality direct to consumer bike companies. Prices of bikes have definitely jumped the shark if you ask me. I rode a Carbon Fat bike today and they want $3k for...
06-06-17, 06:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,438
Posted By skids929

Sweet lights those looks slick! So does the X1...

Sweet lights those looks slick! So does the X1 come with the Phenom? I know the expert does, mine didn't and mine is the equivalent to the X1 just 2x. Anyway, like I said very personal..try some...
06-06-17, 04:26 PM
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Views: 14,438
Posted By skids929

Seats are very personal obviously...But try the...

Seats are very personal obviously...But try the Phenom, it solved the same issue you are having for me. Bike looks great and nice work on the 38, got me beat by a longshot. Most i've logged on one...
06-06-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,024
Posted By skids929

And to add to this..If it's a difference in the...

And to add to this..If it's a difference in the components from one to the other remember you can never change the frame but components are easily swapped. Unless you just don't like the feel of the...
06-05-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,024
Posted By skids929

Assuming your budget has a little elasticity I...

Assuming your budget has a little elasticity I would highly advise a) riding the Sirrus and b) comparing feels from Carbon to Alum.

I have a carbon Sirrus and I love the bike, and love the carbon...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-02-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 118,977
Posted By skids929

Good point..The video on Lake M is cool, did you...

Good point..The video on Lake M is cool, did you have studs on the tires? I am in MN all the time near Lake Minnetonka. Thats cool county for riding thats for sure. I live in New England, similar...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-01-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 118,977
Posted By skids929

I thought i wanted one of these bikes, took a...

I thought i wanted one of these bikes, took a quick ride today on a leftover (2015) Salsa Beargrease and I wasn't impressed. It fit me well, but the brakes were woefully small for that size of wheel,...
05-31-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,593
Posted By skids929

Sounds like none of those saddle fit you right if...

Sounds like none of those saddle fit you right if you ask me. I can ride on my bike for 20 miles before I start feeling like I need to take a break because the saddle fits me correctly. The value of...
05-31-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,505
Posted By skids929

Garmin Edge 25, couldn't be happier with it. Does...

Garmin Edge 25, couldn't be happier with it. Does Cadence, heart rate, distance, etc..Reports all of it to the Garmin app. Worth every penny and small and accurate. I couldn't imagine riding around...
05-31-17, 09:20 AM
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Views: 164,229
Posted By skids929

I went up to 32s (Xlpor MSO) and it made the bike...

I went up to 32s (Xlpor MSO) and it made the bike ride even smoother, and I rip it up off road now too. Not sure why you would want to go down to a 28 but check the rim, I think it can take one but...
05-31-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,528
Posted By skids929

yeah I was curious this.. What if the wheels are...

yeah I was curious this.. What if the wheels are a mess? Do you leave them on or clean separately off the bike? I have disc brakes and want to avoid getting stuff on them. Using Muc off, so not sure...
05-30-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By skids929

For a Male a Sirrus (x1 for Manhatten and the...

For a Male a Sirrus (x1 for Manhatten and the burroughs) and for a female look at the Vita-both Specialized.
05-30-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,029
Posted By skids929

I second Jamis...Take a look at the Renegade...

I second Jamis...Take a look at the Renegade series. If you were open to AL there would be alot more options.
05-30-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,528
Posted By skids929

You can just put a piece of electrical tape on it...

You can just put a piece of electrical tape on it before you move it up, down, or take it out to mark exactly where it was before. Thats what I've done. I think taking a square to it is an added step.
05-30-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,528
Posted By skids929

Thanks...The other option for me is to just put...

Thanks...The other option for me is to just put the bike up on the back of my 5 bike Thule Rack I have for all the other bikes when we travel (mine goes on the roof). But I guess I could just put it...
05-30-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,528
Posted By skids929

Thing is that stand is $270...I am looking for...

Thing is that stand is $270...I am looking for something much cheaper since this is mostly for occasional cleanings adjustments etc. Driveway type stuff, not looking to travel with it or anything....
05-29-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,528
Posted By skids929

I have a CG-R seatpost on it (Carbon), thing is...

I have a CG-R seatpost on it (Carbon), thing is I am not sure I have the clearance. So basically I will have to raise each time I want to work on it right? I am not sure how I feel about the ones...
05-29-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,528
Posted By skids929

Work Stands Carbon Frame

I have a Carbon Frame Sirrus from Specialized. Can I use a regular clamping work stand or do I need something specifically made for a carbon frame? I just want to be able to wash, adjust and maintain...
05-29-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By skids929

What does that have to with Canyon bikes?

What does that have to with Canyon bikes?
05-28-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By skids929

???

???
05-28-17, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By skids929

Yeah I an waiting to hear back from Canyon, if...

Yeah I an waiting to hear back from Canyon, if they give me any information I will report back for you. I specifically asked what products they planned to bring over. I am curious though and wonder...
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