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05-10-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,417
Posted By prj71

:lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol:
05-04-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 625
Posted By prj71

The real difference being discussed here is cup...

The real difference being discussed here is cup and cone bearing hub vs. cartridge bearing hub. The cartridge bearing hub is superior to the cup and cone bearings all day long. Cup and cone bearings...
05-04-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 625
Posted By prj71

https://www.speedgearbike.com/439084750

https://www.speedgearbike.com/439084750
05-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 625
Posted By prj71

You want to avoid cup and cone bearings on...

You want to avoid cup and cone bearings on mountain bike, or any bike for that matter in my opinion.

I had a set a of bitex road hubs on a recent road bike that I just sold with thousands of miles...
05-04-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,417
Posted By prj71

You don't know what you don't know is what it...

You don't know what you don't know is what it boils down to.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,186
Posted By prj71

So much misconception and misinformation here I...

So much misconception and misinformation here I don't even know where to begin....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,043
Posted By prj71

Ummmm...no.

Ummmm...no.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,043
Posted By prj71

In all fairness...the giant tires suck. I know...

In all fairness...the giant tires suck. I know what he means when he says they feel dead. As do the Bontrager line of tires that Trek puts on their bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,043
Posted By prj71

What evidence do you have to back this statement...

What evidence do you have to back this statement up?

I have put thousands of miles on grand prix line of Conti tires and they have been great.
04-30-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By prj71

Good bikes aren't cheap. That's the reality. ...

Good bikes aren't cheap. That's the reality.

Find a used hybrid bike to play with family and invest some good money in a good mountain bike to play on the trail with friends.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,043
Posted By prj71

You aren't sacrificing any speed at all with the...

You aren't sacrificing any speed at all with the 32. Actually it will be better because the 32 tires soak up the bumps in the road better than 28 allowing you to keep your speed up.

Just put some...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,186
Posted By prj71

Why not skip the tube all together and just go...

Why not skip the tube all together and just go tubeless with those tires?
04-26-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By prj71

Nice bike!!! Congrats!!

Nice bike!!! Congrats!!
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By prj71

Lawns are the biggest waste of time.

Lawns are the biggest waste of time.
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By prj71

Why would you want to water the grass? Then you...

Why would you want to water the grass? Then you have to mow it more.

I set the mower to the lowest setting possible and scalp the lawn so that it burns and quits growing. My time is better spent...
04-23-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By prj71

The majority of your weight when riding is on...

The majority of your weight when riding is on your back tire. Because of that you don't need a more aggressive tire on the back. You'll get the traction you need, not likely to wash out and smaller...
04-23-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By prj71

Nothing on this forum surprises me anymore. I...

Nothing on this forum surprises me anymore. I often wonder how some members can function at all day to day.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,766
Posted By prj71

That's a good start. I have 3 floor pumps, 3 mini...

That's a good start. I have 3 floor pumps, 3 mini pumps and a CO2 inflator. This horse doesn't stand a chance.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27,006
Views: 17,192,243
Posted By prj71

2021 Trek Domane ...

2021 Trek Domane

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1080/domanecg1_a34bc58c7bdefdfc4160fe8d3b08c426d0a60375.jpg...
04-22-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By prj71

Well...he edited his post. Initially he stated...

Well...he edited his post. Initially he stated his disc brakes were rubbing the wheel. Was trying to figure out if he meant rim brakes or disc brakes at that point.
04-16-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,000
Posted By prj71

Eventually? Where ya been? Will take 29 x 2.4 ...

Eventually? Where ya been? Will take 29 x 2.4

https://salsacycles.com/bikes/cutthroat/2020_cutthroat_grx_810_di2
04-16-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By prj71

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nf3iijwtyk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nf3iijwtyk
04-16-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,378
Posted By prj71

Agreed. Ordering online also saves me gas...

Agreed.

Ordering online also saves me gas and wear and tear on my car. "Local" bike shop is 46 mile round trip for me.
04-16-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By prj71

Time Warp Gravel Bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6O8k2c09yY
04-15-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,378
Posted By prj71

That's a nice looking hamster wheel...

That's a nice looking hamster wheel...
04-15-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,844
Posted By prj71

Shed rent?

Shed rent?
04-15-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,378
Posted By prj71

That's what most of us do anyways. At least I...

That's what most of us do anyways. At least I have been for 20+ years. Other than groceries I pretty much buy everything online. Mostly from Amazon and Ebay and few online bike stores.

Cheaper...
04-14-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By prj71

The picture of the Roam above shows a 1x setup. ...

The picture of the Roam above shows a 1x setup.

Giants site indicates 11 x 36 with 40T chain ring. Hills might be a little difficult

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/roam-2-disc-2021

If...
04-14-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,006
Posted By prj71

No. I just hop on a bike and if the size feels...

No. I just hop on a bike and if the size feels good I buy it.

Sometimes people like to overthink this stuff. Not sure about the rest of you...but the bike shops in my area want to charge you $$$...
04-13-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By prj71

No. But C'mon. This can't be a serious question.

No. But C'mon. This can't be a serious question.
04-13-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By prj71

Learn how to walk? WTF???

Learn how to walk?

WTF???
04-12-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By prj71

Can you explain how the disc brake pads are...

Can you explain how the disc brake pads are rubbing the wheel?
04-09-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By prj71

That's a good recommendation. My GF has that...

That's a good recommendation. My GF has that bike.
04-08-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure what the point of this post is. ...

I'm not sure what the point of this post is.

https://spotbikes.com/products/rocker-ss?variant=32140479889442
04-08-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By prj71

You need beer.

You need beer.
04-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By prj71

Get the Giant. Way better than the Diamondback. ...

Get the Giant. Way better than the Diamondback.

Is $1000 your budget?
03-31-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,795
Posted By prj71

In my opinion....Having once rode something like...

In my opinion....Having once rode something like that in the past...The better geometry, 29er tires and disc brakes are worth the upgrade.

Some might disagree based on nostalgia and emotion vs....
03-30-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By prj71

I'm trying to figure out why we care about this?

I'm trying to figure out why we care about this?
03-30-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,250
Posted By prj71

Did someone say Tubes? ...

Did someone say Tubes?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ_k_VG6Syc
Forum: Fatbikes
03-30-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By prj71

Girlfriend's New Ride

Kona Woo

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/woo_47342bdc38533ff55f98b7c54c795a08ca211a4b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,475
Posted By prj71

LOL. They usually come with tubes but are...

LOL. They usually come with tubes but are tubeless ready. You usually have to set it up tubeless yourself.
03-29-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,716
Posted By prj71

Except nobody wants to ride something that ugly...

Except nobody wants to ride something that ugly looking.
03-25-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,716
Posted By prj71

Even bigger yet is they are made with cheap...

Even bigger yet is they are made with cheap inferior materials. Even if the department store had a competent person to assemble the BSO, quality materials aren't there.
03-25-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,716
Posted By prj71

The thing is this isn't just a bike thing. Pick a...

The thing is this isn't just a bike thing. Pick a hobby. Any hobby. Be it photography, downhill skiing, snow shoeing, fly fishing, trap shooting, golfing etc. The good quality equipment, just like in...
03-22-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By prj71

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has...

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has disc brakes.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-18-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
Posted By prj71

It's the norm on almost every trail I ride in WI....

It's the norm on almost every trail I ride in WI. There are select segments on some trail systems where it's only one way, such as a downhill jumpline, but for the most part 95% of the trails are...
03-17-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By prj71

The cheapest Rockshox fork is better than...

The cheapest Rockshox fork is better than anything made by Suntour. I would start there. Rockshox Recon or Reba.
03-08-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By prj71

Watch some Youtube videos on mountain bike...

Watch some Youtube videos on mountain bike skills.

You'll learn more from those videos than you will on this forum.
03-02-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,174
Posted By prj71

Once price and weight issues are solved, this or...

Once price and weight issues are solved, this or something similar will be the future...

https://pinion.eu/en/

https://www.cyclingabout.com/tour-with-a-pinion-gearbox/
...
02-24-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By prj71

For those of you that don't want to mess with...

For those of you that don't want to mess with it...

Shockspital - Local and mail-in MTB suspension service (http://www.shockspital.com/about.php)
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