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12-23-18, 07:03 PM
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Posted By pyze-guy

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I can’t comment on being waterproof, haven’t used...
12-12-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By pyze-guy

I like these. Gore...

I like these. Gore (http://www.gorewear.com/us/en-us/gore-c5-gore-windstopper-insulated-overshoes-100384.html?countryselector=en_US) c5 insulated. They don’t look stylish, but they are very warm.
10-10-18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By pyze-guy

Wool power makes a nice helmet hat. It’s nice,...

Wool power makes a nice helmet hat. It’s nice, not super warm.
Handmade Swedish wool clothing company. Nice stuff.
10-10-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,873
Posted By pyze-guy

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
08-29-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By pyze-guy

The maxxis rambler is nice. I found it wore out...

The maxxis rambler is nice. I found it wore out fairly quickly. I like the veetire gravel rail as well. Good price, reasonable rate of wear, very nice on gravel/single track, fast and quite on...
08-19-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By pyze-guy

Fox AX is a gravel bike suspension fork. Needs a...

Fox AX is a gravel bike suspension fork. Needs a tapered headtube. And a lot of $$$.
Maybe a larger front tire. I think that fork can fit a 29x2.0 tire. Schwable Smart Sam comes in 47, and soma...
06-10-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By pyze-guy

It’s a Canadian Bike, made by Silent Sports. I...

It’s a Canadian Bike, made by Silent Sports. I believe the frames were welded in house. At the time it was a fantastic bike. I think the ozone was from around 1997-98. A few friends still have...
04-01-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,873
Posted By pyze-guy

Better late than never.

Better late than never.
05-04-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the vee rubber rail 40mm tires. Really...

I have the vee rubber rail 40mm tires. Really like them. I use them as my main tire for riding single track on my cx, but also on my commute. Nice on pavement, gravel rail trail, hardback and single...
01-22-16, 09:25 PM
09-21-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 60,608
Posted By pyze-guy

Mini v-brakes. Use road levers, all the benefits...

Mini v-brakes. Use road levers, all the benefits of v-brakes, none of the crap of canti's. Basic tektro ones are cheap, super easy to setup and stop the bike, quickly. I can fit 40 mm tires with my...
05-06-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,121
Posted By pyze-guy

It was epic. I'm pretty sure thats when...

It was epic. I'm pretty sure thats when mentioning tarckbike would get you banned.
05-06-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,121
Posted By pyze-guy

Anything that involved Merton.

Anything that involved Merton.
04-28-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,873
Posted By pyze-guy

Hey Rob. Hows things.

Hey Rob. Hows things.
04-20-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the unit and ditched the ardents for 2.4...

I have the unit and ditched the ardents for 2.4 f/r. Chunky monkey front and mountain king rear. Extra squish is nice, find the climbing and braking of the mountain king much better than the...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By pyze-guy

In the rain you could a try a rain cape. I use...

In the rain you could a try a rain cape. I use one. It looks goofy but works really well and keeps me from sweating in the rain.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By pyze-guy

Wear easily removable layers. T shirt and arm...

Wear easily removable layers. T shirt and arm warmers instead of a long sleave shirt allows me to start off cool and peel off the warmers as needed. I also weara windproof vest witha mesh back, and...
03-28-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the unit and love it. There are several...

I have the unit and love it.
There are several cheaper and easier options you can try in place of a suspension fork if $$$ is a concern to help with the wirst/arm pounding you might encounter.
I...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,563
Posted By pyze-guy

I know you said no v-brakes, but Mini v-brakes...

I know you said no v-brakes, but Mini v-brakes are an option. I have the basic tektro 926 ones, stock pads suck but all stock pads suck. Works with brifters no problem, no travel agent needed, stops...
03-01-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,891
Posted By pyze-guy

More or less. End of the thumb is abit flat...

More or less. End of the thumb is abit flat though.
02-28-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,891
Posted By pyze-guy

Cleaning lube off with a rag. Spinning the wheel...

Cleaning lube off with a rag. Spinning the wheel backwards and the rag caught between the chain and cog and went through, as did my thumb. Rag must have been wrapped around my hand or something, no...
02-27-15, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,891
Posted By pyze-guy

Cleaning chain. 436494

Cleaning chain.
436494
02-02-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,913
Posted By pyze-guy

Thanks.

Thanks.
02-02-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,913
Posted By pyze-guy

I have read those reviews, which is why I asked...

I have read those reviews, which is why I asked the OP. I meant cold, -20C/-4F range and below.
02-01-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,913
Posted By pyze-guy

Whats the coldest you have used them? Been eying...

Whats the coldest you have used them? Been eying those but havnt seen any winter reviews, only from autumn. Hows the fit compared to non-cycling shoes?
01-29-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,771
Posted By pyze-guy

High school teacher Was a chef before.

High school teacher
Was a chef before.
Forum: Commuting
01-19-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By pyze-guy

Clement xplore 40 mm Challenge gravel grinder...

Clement xplore 40 mm
Challenge gravel grinder 38 mm
On one gravel 40 mm
Bruce Gordon rock and road 43
Conti cycloxking 42mm
12-08-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,764
Posted By pyze-guy

I have some primaloft skiing gloves that i only...

I have some primaloft skiing gloves that i only wear below -10c. Too warm otherwise. I also use hunting gloves from basspro, they have a waterproof liner i them. Superwarm but they dont breath so...
12-01-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By pyze-guy

I've had no problem with using road wheels on my...

I've had no problem with using road wheels on my cx bike riding my local mtb trails. Used open pro's in the past. Current set up is a23 rear wheel, front is a bontranger race x lite. Race x is a...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By pyze-guy

Axiom streamliner racks are designed to eliminate...

Axiom streamliner racks are designed to eliminate heel strike. Mine works.
Forum: Commuting
11-08-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,781
Posted By pyze-guy

If you cant afford winter spd boots, dont want to...

If you cant afford winter spd boots, dont want to switch to platforms and wear vented shoes, options to keep you feet warm are limited.
Toe clips or fixie straps on platforms would allow for warmer...
10-04-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,182
Posted By pyze-guy

Alot depends on the conditions of your commute....

Alot depends on the conditions of your commute. Usually the roads in the GTA are salted so much that the roads are dry most of the winter. For those days I ride my cross bike with 32mm tires. When...
10-04-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By pyze-guy

I always found that rain jackets cause me to...

I always found that rain jackets cause me to overheat to much. Pit zips are a must, but I had a hard time findng some under$100.

For commuting i use a rain cape. It works really great, keeps...
10-04-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By pyze-guy

That J&G jacket looks great. Good price and pit...

That J&G jacket looks great. Good price and pit zips for venting.
10-04-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By pyze-guy

I use rain shoe booties. Great for keeping my...

I use rain shoe booties. Great for keeping my feet dry and they help block the wind. I have neoprene ones i use with my cycling shoes when it is colder, wet out, and use the rain booties when it is...
09-04-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,163
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the grand bois cerf blue Extra Léger model...

I have the grand bois cerf blue Extra Léger model tire, the 26 mm ones. Love them. Unbelievable ride quality. Use them on my commuter and have had no issues with flats.
08-09-14, 12:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,561
Posted By pyze-guy

Wicked Fat Chance. I wish i still owned it.

Wicked Fat Chance. I wish i still owned it.
05-08-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By pyze-guy

Yes.

Yes.
04-24-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,702
Posted By pyze-guy

I run 42 mm cross tires with mini-vs and have...

I run 42 mm cross tires with mini-vs and have room to spare.
Forum: Commuting
04-16-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,516
Posted By pyze-guy

All brakes have pros and cons to them. Cantis...

All brakes have pros and cons to them.
Cantis clear mud well for cx riding and can be set up wide enough that an untru rim will not rub. For actually stopping a bike quickly they suck. I have...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,604
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the grand bois cerf blue tires extra leger...

I have the grand bois cerf blue tires extra leger tires. Light, very fast and smooth. These are the first tires where I really noticed a differnce in ride quality. Really nice tires, love these...
03-28-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 709,412
Posted By pyze-guy

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03-28-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,350
Posted By pyze-guy

It looks exactly like the panasonic made grand...

It looks exactly like the panasonic made grand bois tires i use. Wonder if panaracer just renamed them.
03-13-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By pyze-guy

Go to MEC. Raceface ride is $27. Problem solved

Go to MEC. Raceface ride is $27. Problem solved
02-22-14, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By pyze-guy

Try here...

Try here (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=29er+advantages#seen)
02-19-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 49,641
Posted By pyze-guy

Snowcats rims were build to take standard mtb...

Snowcats rims were build to take standard mtb tires on a "regular" bike and run as low as 5 psi. Super wide profile and grip. So a 2.0-2.5 tire would easily fit. Some bikes might accomadate a...
02-18-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 49,641
Posted By pyze-guy

You could try a snowcat rim, or similar stlye fat...

You could try a snowcat rim, or similar stlye fat rim, you could go upto about a 3.5 mtb tire at a super low psi. Fatbike website has some info. Would be pricey though.
02-12-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,303
Posted By pyze-guy

Cheapest ones you can find. They all work great,...

Cheapest ones you can find. They all work great, easy to clip into with the pedal covered in snow and the shoe/cleat packed with snow. I have 5 sets, 2 are the old plastic body ones that are about...
02-05-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,621
Posted By pyze-guy

Sand=snow is silly. There is no road beneath the...

Sand=snow is silly. There is no road beneath the sand so of course a skinny tire will harder to steer, and have poor traction. The tire has nothing solid underneath to provide stability. And skis,...
02-05-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,473
Posted By pyze-guy

You could use thin styrofoam , the kind that meat...

You could use thin styrofoam , the kind that meat is sold on from the grocery store and cut it out in the shape/size of your insole. Or buy some felt insoles from pretty much anywhere.
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