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Forum: Foo
06-27-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 926
Posted By Joeyseven

Maybe turo. Just download the app. Kinda like...

Maybe turo. Just download the app. Kinda like Airbnb but for cars
Never used it, just heard about it on a local facebook group.

https://turo.com/
06-25-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Joeyseven

I prefer 2x gearing if riding mostly on the road....

I prefer 2x gearing if riding mostly on the road.
Stock is out or so low on so many bikes. I was looking at Marin and a few other gravel type bikes to ride about the same as you 70/30 road to...
06-09-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Joeyseven

Oh joy, I bought these same cranks, which btw...

Oh joy,
I bought these same cranks, which btw are very nice.
The good news is my BB30 are almost new on my Fuji and should not need replacing when I switch crankset.
06-08-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,454
Posted By Joeyseven

Beautiful Vintage MacNeil Lugged steel frame road...

Beautiful Vintage MacNeil Lugged steel frame road bike. - $110 Portland, OregonI know nothing about this bike brand seems like a good deal....
06-06-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By Joeyseven

I wanted to test ride the Marin Gestalt X10 and...

I wanted to test ride the Marin Gestalt X10 and called around and no dealer had one in stock in my size or maybe any size. :lol:
So I ended up buying a Triban 105 road bike for $1200 as a mostly...
06-05-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Joeyseven

Yeah, I meant traffic lights and cameras. But I...

Yeah, I meant traffic lights and cameras. But I just read in another forum they may and most likely be traffic sensors that look like cameras.
06-03-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Joeyseven

No report yet, but I just picked up a few tires I...

No report yet, but I just picked up a few tires I plan to ride mostly on the pavement
Maxxis Receptor EXO/TR 700c Gravel Tire 700 x 40mm from Biketires direct had them in stock with a 20% off...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 812,904
Posted By Joeyseven

Never heard of Kuota. I asked and Kuota is...

Never heard of Kuota.
I asked and Kuota is Canadian and these cranks are made in Taiwan. But I just see bicycles on their site.
Also found another Kuota bicycle in Germany. Maybe they moved,as the...
06-02-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Joeyseven

Cannondale doesnít know what they are talking...

Cannondale doesnít know what they are talking about ?:lol: What city are you in?
Tell her to call Cannondale and get their fitting charts right. ;) Really I would just move on, I'm sure Cannondale...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Joeyseven

Here is an interesting write-up on the Bend...

Here is an interesting write-up on the Bend thru-axles. Not sure if it the same on the polygon-strattos-s5-disc


https://cyclingtips.com/2016/11/polygon-bikes-bend-rv-gravel-bike-review/
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Joeyseven

The brand is not well known, at least not here in...

The brand is not well known, at least not here in the US. I agree with Popey16 as I could see this bike becoming popular if they have the stock.
It looks like the trade-off if you want a sub $1500...
05-29-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Joeyseven

Nice bike nice fine and find. Is that a Brooks...

Nice bike nice fine and find. Is that a Brooks and did it come with that saddle? Marin bikes are so underrated,
And their gravel, Beyond road selection is one of the best.
I got my eye on a DSX and...
05-28-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Joeyseven

Agree, the shop never should have sold you this...

Agree, the shop never should have sold you this frame even though it might just be cosmetic. You pay top $ for a new bike and that is what you should receive.
I would not even buy it at a small...
05-27-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Joeyseven

I really like the Triban GRVL 520 and wish they...

I really like the Triban GRVL 520 and wish they sold their gravel bikes in the USA. I'm also bias, as I just picked up a Triban 520 a few days ago and only rode it around the block so far, but it...
05-27-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,664
Posted By Joeyseven

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x853/test_triban_rc_520_1280x853_4eb2e990f466eded81edcd78933d92fb570e2000.jpg

For the price I like the
Triban RC520 105 11 speed from...
05-23-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Joeyseven

Also one thing about Salem it is very spread out ...

Also one thing about Salem it is very spread out with lots of lights and cameras . Maybe I'm just use to a small town.
I'm also going to be looking into gravel routes around the general same area...
05-18-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Joeyseven

Been awhile since I rode in Salem. Some nice bike...

Been awhile since I rode in Salem. Some nice bike paths west of downtown.
Some good shops downtown, The Bike Peddler is my favorite. Never joined a bike club.
I would avoid the two lane HWYs roads...
05-17-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By Joeyseven

I never read the whole manual, but it sounds like...

I never read the whole manual, but it sounds like they are trying to cover their butt.
Did your GT Aggressor have 29" or 27.5" wheels? What is your bike inseam?
Do not give up, almost everyone has...
05-17-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By Joeyseven

GT Aggressor SOH is kind of on the high side...

GT Aggressor SOH is kind of on the high side compared to some other brands.
I also have a short inseam for my height, but do not ride my mountain bike much.

For me , the GT Aggressor sizing...
05-14-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,300
Posted By Joeyseven

The store in Emeryville, California is open. Bad...

The store in Emeryville, California is open. Bad news is they only carry a small fraction of bikes available at their Uk stores.

Was kind of interested in
Triban RC 520 Gravel Riding Bike (Same...
05-13-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Joeyseven

What components did your bicycle come with and...

What components did your bicycle come with and what size fork steerer tube or stem size?
My old 8sp Backroads has a 1" fork steer tube , not sure of the year it was made.

Yes it is a 56 ( large)...
05-13-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Joeyseven

This bike and the Poseidon X was getting a lot of...

This bike and the Poseidon X was getting a lot of buzz when I started looking at gravel type bikes again a few months ago.

I almost pulled the trigger and bought into the so call hype . I was...
05-13-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Joeyseven

I like the State 6061 Black Label geometry and...

I like the State 6061 Black Label geometry and all carbon fork. Would like more info on the wheels and what bottom bracket.
The components are rebranded Sensah 1x groupset. I agree you should like...
05-12-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Joeyseven

I bought a used titanium bicycle off Craiglist...

I bought a used titanium bicycle off Craiglist awhile back for around $300.
It had the B titanium headtube badge but no other signs of what brand it was.
The seller listed it as Bontrager , but...
05-10-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,949
Posted By Joeyseven

I'm about the same size. A little more length on...

I'm about the same size. A little more length on both measurements.
Knowing what I like in sizing and ride about 40/60 , I would lean more toward a large and add to the stem if needed.

I still...
04-25-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,626
Posted By Joeyseven

I been meaning to buy some new clipless pedals...

I been meaning to buy some new clipless pedals for my gravel bicycle. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,718
Posted By Joeyseven

I have never bought a bike/frame from Aliexpress...

I have never bought a bike/frame from Aliexpress . Maybe some bar tape years ago.
Did not a see a geometry chart,. Is this a road or endurance bike?



Here is one member I found that has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By Joeyseven

I really like what Cannondale did with the newer...

I really like what Cannondale did with the newer Synapse. Room for wider tires, a little longer wheelbase and thru-axle to name a few changes.
But I really do not need another bicycle right now...
04-10-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,861
Posted By Joeyseven

Been another very dry year here. Another drought...

Been another very dry year here. Another drought year. :(
I'm already reading about small wildfires in both North and South California.
If I (we) do not already have enough to worry about.

I'm...
04-10-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Joeyseven

Thanks Garners brothers sounds more familiar....

Thanks
Garners brothers sounds more familiar. Wow, looks like you still own the Stella . :thumb:
I'll have to research the brand latter.

My first road bike was a blue Schwinn my Dad bought me...
04-10-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,133
Posted By Joeyseven

Not sure if I ever seen another gravel bike with...

Not sure if I ever seen another gravel bike with such geometry. I'm sure it works for a lot of riders , but not for me.
I rather ride more upright as I get older and ridding off road.
Going to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By Joeyseven

I figure I would just post here first and see if...

I figure I would just post here first and see if a few of my questions about the Cannondale Synapse can be answered.

I'm looking at a used 2014 Cannondale synapse alloy 105 10 speed disc 58cm @...
04-09-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Joeyseven

Went to this bike shop a few times when I lived ...

Went to this bike shop a few times when I lived in Redwood City many many years ago.
Was it always Goride bicycles? I do not recall it being the name of the shop maybe 20+ years ago.

Sorry to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,263
Posted By Joeyseven

The Fairdale Goodship 4130 Chromoly frame with...

The Fairdale Goodship 4130 Chromoly frame with carbon fork with SRAM Force 22 was very light for a steel road bicycle.
Fairdale Only made this model for two years .Never seen a used one for sale,...
03-26-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 26,530
Posted By Joeyseven

I'm 6' 2 1/2" long torso and my bike inseam is...

I'm 6' 2 1/2" long torso and my bike inseam is around 32.5".
I was looking at the Poseidon Redwood as the X is sold out right now.
The TT and HT seem really short on the large and XL ,making the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By Joeyseven

The Breezer is more of a gravel/ adventure bike...

The Breezer is more of a gravel/ adventure bike with some of their complete bikes running 700x45 tires.
Sure you can ride it on the road, I ride my Tamland on the road all the time.

You are...
12-31-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By Joeyseven

Kyle What type of bicycle you going be riding...

Kyle
What type of bicycle you going be riding and also maybe tires? I ask because some routes do turn to dirt or gravel road.
And South or North shore or it does it not matter?
And going back down...
12-29-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By Joeyseven

The OP brings up a lot of good info. Accell...

The OP brings up a lot of good info.
Accell really dropped the ball.I do not know what their plan was if any.Was it to become a online sales only store?
Because they burnt many bridges with the...
12-28-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,454
Posted By Joeyseven

beautiful.I kind of hate posting the one...

beautiful.I kind of hate posting the one below,but it is from a different area,and buyer might take less,as it looks like it needs some work.
Another Klein but a Quantum Race" bike from the mid 90's...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-19, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,434,012
Posted By Joeyseven

Nice ... enjoy and good choice. Paint job looks...

Nice ... enjoy and good choice.
Paint job looks close to my 2018 allez elite ,but a little darker .And the Allez has some rocket red forks and seat stays.
09-11-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 163,440
Posted By Joeyseven

I did not see this posted any place after I did a...

I did not see this posted any place after I did a few searches . Not a racer.but I live in Auburn and seen this posted on FB. bummer Now someone might quote me and direct me to a post already about ...
09-11-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,651
Posted By Joeyseven

Kind of late.But I use to live in Foresthill...

Kind of late.But I use to live in Foresthill about 15 years ago.

But I believe I did the Iowa hill ride once, very steep. This was about 15-20 years ago and before I had better gearing for climbs....
Forum: Introductions
04-14-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Joeyseven

I guess you survived the great flood of 2019?: ...

I guess you survived the great flood of 2019?:

always wanted to check out the Corvallis Bicycle Collective (http://corvallisbikes.org/),but always never seem to be in the area when they are open....
02-02-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,422
Posted By Joeyseven

Agree.Looks like all Performance bike shops are...

Agree.Looks like all Performance bike shops are closing now and Nashbar is next. I would not buy any brands that ASE owns right now,unless you get a smoking deal.And I do not see that happening with...
08-21-18, 02:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,275
Posted By Joeyseven

Goal 100 mi. I been slacking 8/4 13.14 mi ...

Goal 100 mi.
I been slacking

8/4 13.14 mi
8/7 5.23 mi
8/9 3.47 mi
8/20 10.66 m
8/21 4.7 mi

MTD - 37 mi
08-20-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Joeyseven

I also like the Co-op Adv for ...

I also like the Co-op Adv for Clydesdales/Athenas (https://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=248) or just in general.I was just at REI last week and they had at least 3 models from last year on...
08-19-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By Joeyseven

A few other posters and me talked about DB stats...

A few other posters and me talked about DB stats on another forum.I think it was the reach and wheel base for the Haanjo looked wrong on most sizes. Performancebike sells DB now and has different...
08-17-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By Joeyseven

From Raleigh. It is just a photo mistake. The...

From Raleigh.
It is just a photo mistake. The seatpost clamp is just MIA.
Forum: Introductions
08-13-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Joeyseven

Welcome to the forums cycling for pleasure is...

Welcome to the forums
cycling for pleasure is the best. :)
What Specialized Diverge model did you get?
I was checking them out when I bought a Allez Elite this week.
08-08-18, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Joeyseven

I agree with the others that say look for a bike...

I agree with the others that say look for a bike that can handle bigger tires. For sure if you plan to do some dirt.

A gravel,adventure or touring bike should work.Also would be my first choice if...
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