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06-14-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,582
Posted By mchb

My brooks B17. I made the mistake of trying to...

My brooks B17. I made the mistake of trying to break it in during the winter on my fatbike and for several months it was an ass hatchet. I was like "OH MY GOD WHY DID I BUY THIS?!!!" That was a...
06-14-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,643
Posted By mchb

My nephew learned to bike on a strider and he...

My nephew learned to bike on a strider and he went from being afraid of curbs to railing the trails on a solid tired strider that were up behind my folks old place.


It was a fun day (picture is...
05-15-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,411
Posted By mchb

I buy parts when I realise the ones on my bikes...

I buy parts when I realise the ones on my bikes are on their way out! :)
05-01-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,906
Posted By mchb

29x2.5" ExtraTerrestrials. :)

29x2.5" ExtraTerrestrials. :)
Forum: Touring
04-27-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By mchb

I've only ever come across one skunk while biking...

I've only ever come across one skunk while biking and it was about 15-20' in front of me. Having never seen one in the wild before I simply shouted out "Skunk!" like a hyperactive three year old and...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-18-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,299
Posted By mchb

Brooks C17 (The all weather version with a nylon...

Brooks C17 (The all weather version with a nylon top) :)


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04-15-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,032
Posted By mchb

I used to be into historic fencing and where we...

I used to be into historic fencing and where we practiced at the time was within biking distance. With a bit of creativity, bungey cords, Velcro straps, a rear rack, carabiener's and a pack I was...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 11,520,492
Posted By mchb

Man after commuting on a Fatbike on and off for a...

Man after commuting on a Fatbike on and off for a few months this thing rips lol.
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03-27-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,547
Posted By mchb

only when I take sausage to work in my lunch lol!

only when I take sausage to work in my lunch lol!
03-27-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,387
Posted By mchb

Flat-ish? ^_^ ...

Flat-ish? ^_^

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03-27-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,547
Posted By mchb

Good ol'reliable Bell Super! ^_^ ...

Good ol'reliable Bell Super! ^_^

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01-27-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,911
Posted By mchb

Studded tires or gripstuds in your boots!...

Studded tires or gripstuds in your boots! Alternatively drilling a pilot hole through the lugs and running framing screws from the inside out and isolating it from a tube using another tube split...
01-23-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,402
Posted By mchb

I've been using a Garmin Instinct lately. :)

I've been using a Garmin Instinct lately. :)
01-11-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,237
Posted By mchb

Chances are it's a chain-line issue, a tooth...

Chances are it's a chain-line issue, a tooth profile issue or simply that the new parts have a few sharp edges that haven't had time to wear off yet. If the chain is jumping I'd watch how it's...
12-07-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By mchb

When I cut my steerer tube down I wrapped masking...

When I cut my steerer tube down I wrapped masking tape around it for a reference line and zipcut it with an angle grinder and a zip disk!
Forum: Commuting
11-29-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 91,708
Posted By mchb

Foggy ride into work yesterday morning! ...

Foggy ride into work yesterday morning!
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11-23-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,812
Posted By mchb

I love my fatbike. Having said that if you have...

I love my fatbike. Having said that if you have a local shop that rents them I would suggest doing so to see if it'll fit your needs!
Forum: Commuting
11-23-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 91,708
Posted By mchb

Should have put the bigger fender on the front of...

Should have put the bigger fender on the front of the bike on the ride home (I have a set of pdw origami fenders made for regular mountain bikes and sks fatboards) lol...It snowed this morning which...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 11,520,492
Posted By mchb

I've been commuting on my fatbike for about a...

I've been commuting on my fatbike for about a month and a half now (not pictured: the rear fender and light as it won't fit in the stand with them on the seatpost). I um...get a lot of funny looks...
11-11-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,207
Posted By mchb

I like 1x for what it is (my fatbike is 1x and...

I like 1x for what it is (my fatbike is 1x and it's geared pretty low) but you'll probably get better chainlines and less drivetrain wear with 2x.
11-11-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By mchb

My B17 is dark brown and my C17 all weather is...

My B17 is dark brown and my C17 all weather is black. I love the look of the dark brown saddle but my fat bike is pulling commuter duty so I put a C17 all weather on it as I didn't want to destroy...
11-11-18, 01:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,718
Posted By mchb

We have a love/hate relationship though I only...

We have a love/hate relationship though I only really hate it when something isn't working as it should! It drives my OCD nuts until I eventually track down the annoyance and fix it!
11-10-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,057
Posted By mchb

It's heavy, but I like my Kryptonite Series 4...

It's heavy, but I like my Kryptonite Series 4 chain lock...probably overkill considering I live in small town rural BC. Thing's a beast and in the summer I carry it in the helmet pocket of my bike...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,041
Posted By mchb

Or they fall off lol. (I didn't want that planet...

Or they fall off lol. (I didn't want that planet bike blinker anyway!) Lately I've been using a Lezyne strip drive 150 with good results! :)
11-10-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,523
Posted By mchb

A velcro strap around the handle and front brake...

A velcro strap around the handle and front brake lever! It sounds stupid but it works awesome lol.

A few years ago on a different bike I had one of those two legged esge kickstands that was rock...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 91,708
Posted By mchb

Can't believe it rained last night given it was...

Can't believe it rained last night given it was -12c a few days prior; roads were super icey (the yard at work was worse; had to go find a chunk of 140 chain from the back 40 and was skating around...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,041
Posted By mchb

I vaguelly recall reading somewhere that they...

I vaguelly recall reading somewhere that they could use two cr123a's or a single 18650 though I've only ever run them with 18650 samsung batteries so don't quote me on that! :)
Forum: Commuting
11-08-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 14,417
Posted By mchb

I kinda promised my nephew I wouldn't bike...

I kinda promised my nephew I wouldn't bike without a helmet...

I think in BC you can be fined for not wearing one while on the road though I've never seen it enforced.
Forum: Commuting
11-08-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,041
Posted By mchb

I've been using a fenix pd35 double hoseclamped...

I've been using a fenix pd35 double hoseclamped to the handlebars for about two years now (though I've only been commuting by bike since september 22). The mounting for my helmet is equally...
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