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12-09-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,420
Posted By Metieval

Well I just got the worse of the worse deals. ...

Well I just got the worse of the worse deals.

I drove 60+ miles one way to the closest bicycle shop. And bought a set of maxxis icon/ardent tires for the mtb. And rim tape, and degreaser, and t9...
10-26-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Metieval

What is with the war on mom n pop stores? ...

What is with the war on mom n pop stores?

Boycott the giant retailers or else your future will be like trying to buy panaracers in Venezuela!

And that will be "comical".

The choice is yours.
10-06-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,506,860
Posted By Metieval

I accidentally posted this in the sticky...

I accidentally posted this in the sticky cyclocross thread the other day. Close enough but..... that's what I get for not reading thread title.
So here it is in the correct thread.

4 star RDO...
09-30-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,506,860
Posted By Metieval

This bike has been a blast! Anyone want to buy a...

This bike has been a blast! Anyone want to buy a Supersix hi-mod di2? Kidding... but seriously.

...
07-15-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,418
Posted By Metieval

that's on you, quit blaming them! ;)

that's on you, quit blaming them!

;)
07-12-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Metieval

I am not going to laugh I drive a car too, a long...

I am not going to laugh I drive a car too, a long with riding a bike.

flats suck for everyone. at one point in time I had a red solo cup filled with nails and screws and wire that I saw while...
07-11-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,486
Posted By Metieval

no sun screen clothing is all based on...

no sun screen

clothing is all based on relative humidity. low humidity = loose clothing, high humidity = tight wicking clothing.

now mix that with how fast I plan to ride, flappy clothing at...
07-02-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,381
Posted By Metieval

Comparing apples to apples in the name of Truth,...

Comparing apples to apples in the name of Truth, we are going to put the same motor on both bikes for a realistic comparison, Yes?

and that is my definition of ethics and integrity. ;)
06-30-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,124
Posted By Metieval

When I test rode the giant Revolt advanced I was...

When I test rode the giant Revolt advanced I was able to hit some rumble strips on the side of the road.

It was so impressive, I turned around and hit them again like 10 different times. ...
06-30-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,418
Posted By Metieval

all the people on Amazon talking about how their...

all the people on Amazon talking about how their brand new SPD SL cleats are falling apart and breaking.

I bought mine at the local bike shop, and I have beat the heck out of them. Not broken!...
06-30-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By Metieval

Edit: Apparently I have the old style that has...

Edit: Apparently I have the old style that has been discontinued, and I have no Experience with the new Polar bottles. So take my original comment below with a huge grain of salt! Also see post #17...
06-30-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,673
Posted By Metieval

LOL Good Catch, I was thinking Highball. I have...

LOL Good Catch, I was thinking Highball. I have no Idea why I typed Tallboy. I'll go edit that! At least I didn't type ballboy rofl


I actually like the idea of a cuthroat, but then that...
06-30-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,427
Posted By Metieval

Nothing wrong with Freewheeling them! BTW i...

Nothing wrong with Freewheeling them!

BTW i think a 46/16 is a harder spin than a 48/17, its been too long since I looked at the ratios. I rode them all starting with 48/17 then 48/16
48/16 was...
06-30-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 15,861
Posted By Metieval

Easy answer is "sometimes" As I sometimes...

Easy answer is "sometimes"

As I sometimes ride in normal shoes, sometimes SPD, sometimes SPD -SL, sometimes I am on a hybrid, sometimes a roadbike, sometimes gravel bike, sometimes a MTB (the MTB...
06-29-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,016
Posted By Metieval

A few of my friends stop and take pictures, I...

A few of my friends stop and take pictures, I started doing that and well I realized just how much I missed by never stopping. No Foul in stopping for a drink or for picture taking. Or just to...
06-28-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,665
Posted By Metieval

a nude beach in person is not the same as a nude...

a nude beach in person is not the same as a nude beach on a google search!

in person it's more like a Beached whale club gathering......
06-28-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,925
Posted By Metieval

I get more Grrrr if they don't 2 wheel salute on...

I get more Grrrr if they don't 2 wheel salute on the pass!

then again if they want to pass at a respectable speed, Speed limit generally being 55, while I am doing 20 it's cool.

It stands to...
06-27-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,016
Posted By Metieval

I'll drop $50 on a cage, but Not that design....

I'll drop $50 on a cage, but Not that design. Maybe for the road, but for anything else I don't trust the weight of 24 ounce bottle bouncing on that little tiny tab!
06-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,381
Posted By Metieval

a $5,000 bicycle with a Casual cyclist on it is ...

a $5,000 bicycle with a Casual cyclist on it is

= to

playing a 64 bit (or less) mp3 on a $5,000 audio equipment

Send him that... ;)
06-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,242
Posted By Metieval

Fact, I don't wear a mask. If people are...

Fact, I don't wear a mask.
If people are concerned then they can stay 6' or more away from me. That's on them, not me.
06-21-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,242
Posted By Metieval

Respect? then why not ride multiple laps around...

Respect? then why not ride multiple laps around home where you can refill without adding to the body count in stores. mask or no mask, other than personal reasons, I have not heard of a valdid...
06-20-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Metieval

I found out with having both, that well being...

I found out with having both, that well being HOT is OKAY!
06-19-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By Metieval

no my claim Is based on first person info. ...

no my claim Is based on first person info.

Your claim that because it isn't in the news, thus it don't happen is absurd.
06-18-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Metieval

chigger bites itch, Lyme disease kills, or flat...

chigger bites itch, Lyme disease kills, or flat out ruins lives.

I'd take precaution, and want neither!
06-17-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Metieval

I have not seen a tick on me or gotten a mosquito...

I have not seen a tick on me or gotten a mosquito or fly bite wearing it. I have not sprayed a dog with it.
And it smells good too! cedar!! nice!
06-17-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Metieval

Cedarcide ...

Cedarcide

https://www.cedarcide.com/product/cedarcide-original-kit/
06-17-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By Metieval

I'd look at gravel bikes, ride a 28-32c road race...

I'd look at gravel bikes, ride a 28-32c road race tire size all year then change it out for a beefier tire for 2 weeks of touring.

Giant Revolt Advanced,
Niner RLT 9 Aluminum carbon or steel...
06-16-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,903
Posted By Metieval

the 520 compared to the 500 has a FAIL battery...

the 520 compared to the 500 has a FAIL battery life!

and Garmin really skimps on memory, I am sure it is intentional.

I used the Turn by Turn bread crumbs once on the 520, and I'll never do it...
06-16-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,903
Posted By Metieval

Since Covid19 I don't use my phone or my garmin...

Since Covid19 I don't use my phone or my garmin 520.

people just don't need to know where I am, where I am going, and where I've been.
06-15-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,209
Posted By Metieval

a 42c resolute is a nice tire if your not riding...

a 42c resolute is a nice tire if your not riding on sharp gravel or picking up broken glass commuting. Just throwing that out there for your singletrack mostly gravel rides... Tires like the 700x45...
06-15-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By Metieval

helmets!! I keep smashing them.. but I ...

helmets!!

I keep smashing them.. but I bought an identical one to see if it would last longer than the first one :p
06-15-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,264
Posted By Metieval

I am traveling this summer, I am glad most of...

I am traveling this summer, I am glad most of ya'll are staying home. :D :D:D :D
Best gift ever!
06-15-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,264
Posted By Metieval

Glad to see the easy offended have not left me...

Glad to see the easy offended have not left me hanging in this thread. LOL

At least we know If choosing the pampered vacation you most likely won't be around any buttercup snowflakes melting.
06-14-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,217
Posted By Metieval

This is a huge reason I started wrenching on my...

This is a huge reason I started wrenching on my own bicycles. If something squeaks you don't tighten it more, you pull it part clean it, lube it and put it back together.

I am sure that the bike...
06-12-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,217
Posted By Metieval

I love aluminum, just not the way they are...

I love aluminum, just not the way they are designed now. Leaving the Down tube open ended with a raw edge at the BB... is a huge no for me.

Hydroforming AL, is so awesome, and then.. frame makers...
06-11-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,933
Posted By Metieval

I don't have Large feet, 44-45 but I have been in...

I don't have Large feet, 44-45 but I have been in Primal2 and Altra shoes for a good many years now. so much so that Bicycling shoes are just not going to work for me.

although having smaller feet...
06-10-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,209
Posted By Metieval

I am a bit over 5'8" and I fit the 53 niner well....

I am a bit over 5'8" and I fit the 53 niner well. however the RLT Steel has a higher stand over and I rub slightly than the RLT 9 RDO. just 1 more reason I went with the RDO. and IF I ever do...
06-09-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,209
Posted By Metieval

I guess the big thing would be 'How' do you want...

I guess the big thing would be 'How' do you want to ride it?

I test ride the Niner RDO, and the Niner steel. Both were fun, but!!!! the RDO felt like it had more instant gratification from the...
06-09-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,357
Posted By Metieval

Same Caffeine is a drug, in my opinion. I'd...

Same

Caffeine is a drug, in my opinion. I'd much rather supplement and support digestion, metabolism, including the aiding of transportation and the break down of fats via amino acids.

C,D3 & K...
06-05-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,052
Posted By Metieval

I found a voice to cause people to jump. Where as...

I found a voice to cause people to jump. Where as a bell ding rarely does.

My Go to, is Ring it at a greater distance that should be hear able and give them time to react. and If they don't turn...
05-30-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,780
Posted By Metieval

If you rage on a bike you'll rage in a car too......

If you rage on a bike you'll rage in a car too... please don't drive!
05-26-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,352
Posted By Metieval

stiffer, compliant, bearings, maintenance, hooks,...

stiffer, compliant, bearings, maintenance, hooks, internal width, hoop shape, hoop depth, hoop material, ride characteristics, tubeless, holeless rim beds, engagement, Internal width, ERTO standards/...
05-26-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,294
Posted By Metieval

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on...

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on ice hurts a lot less. Cause half your momentum just goes into a slide.
05-25-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,528
Posted By Metieval

he didn't!! he brought a Cable Lock into the...

he didn't!!

he brought a Cable Lock into the conversation of a Cable Lock thread.

here is a picture...
05-24-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,528
Posted By Metieval

I am looking for a smaller/lighter cable, it's a...

I am looking for a smaller/lighter cable, it's a snatch and grab thing.
05-23-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,216
Posted By Metieval

I have been, its a soy laced lattes lovers heaven.

I have been, its a soy laced lattes lovers heaven.
05-19-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,008
Posted By Metieval

I am willing to pay more for imports if it means...

I am willing to pay more for imports if it means more jobs for Americans! Except wheels, I can buy 3 sets of Light bicycle wheels for the same price as a set of zipps.

I'd also glady pay the...
05-11-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,637
Posted By Metieval

I Like the SKS Fenders!

I Like the SKS Fenders!
03-13-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,998
Posted By Metieval

for that Kind of money I'd start looking at a...

for that Kind of money I'd start looking at a Niner RLT 853 frame to build with an Eccentric BB

however, if you want fatties on a SS, Say 650x48 Switchback Hill... The salsa is tempting.
03-13-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 36,336
Posted By Metieval

Our neighborhood banned the virus and made common...

Our neighborhood banned the virus and made common sense laws against it.

We will continue to live and ride bicycles as normal.
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