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03-08-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By justin1138

Iíve done this ride twice, both with 40mm...

Iíve done this ride twice, both with 40mm Ramblers and no issues at all. Most of the ride is hard pack, some deeper/looser sections here and there.

Have fun out there, itís a great ride!
06-08-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By justin1138

I've got an 11-32 cassette with the short cage...

I've got an 11-32 cassette with the short cage 105 derailleur on my road bike right now. Works great. With a larger cassette I'd go with the advice from mstateglfr ...
06-08-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By justin1138

My current gravel project is sporting a chromoly...

My current gravel project is sporting a chromoly frame (butted main tubes + hi ten everything else). It tips the scales at ~22.5#, quite a bit lighter than I thought it would. It's a blast to ride...
05-15-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,090
Posted By justin1138

thanks! they are 700c wheels with Maxxis Ramblers...

thanks! they are 700c wheels with Maxxis Ramblers mounted, which measure ~38mm
05-11-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,941
Posted By justin1138

well now I want to go and way all my bike shoes...

well now I want to go and way all my bike shoes...
05-03-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,090
Posted By justin1138

Hey thanks! It's a Trek 412 from 1980 (I...

Hey thanks! It's a Trek 412 from 1980 (I think...) rattle canned by a previous owner. It's proving to be a solid choice for mixed surfaces.
04-28-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,090
Posted By justin1138

latest gravel project. went a bit retro with...

latest gravel project. went a bit retro with this one...

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02-22-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By justin1138

You hit on all the good points right here! I...

You hit on all the good points right here! I especially love the more neutral wrist position offered by flared bars.

And from experience, using wide, flared bars don't present any additional...
12-20-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By justin1138

First of all... why so angry? Admittedly my...

First of all... why so angry?

Admittedly my depth of tubular mounting is limited to one pair of wheels, but they held up to full season of hard CX racing. When looking up how to glue up...
12-19-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By justin1138

I glued up my first pair of tubies two seasons...

I glued up my first pair of tubies two seasons back with a total of five layers of Mastik and one strip of Belgium tape per wheel. Everything held up quite well that season. Unfortunately I haven’t...
12-02-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,090
Posted By justin1138

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7490155e_123a_4d85_8c59_1861db9af330_3cbc2fc363fa3b3583662e37be5fbe37548c2816.jpeg...
07-08-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,093
Posted By justin1138

+1 for this, especially if your wife likes the...

+1 for this, especially if your wife likes the gear set up as it is.

You probably wouldn't even have to replace the current cable...
09-27-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,518
Posted By justin1138

some dirty detouring on the ride home yesterday...

some dirty detouring on the ride home yesterday afternoon...

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09-26-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,992
Posted By justin1138

Similar weight and tire set up, I have my...

Similar weight and tire set up, I have my pressure around 35#'s. The front is usually 1-2#'s lower than the rear.

I like to feel it out in the yard a day or two before racing (so there's no...
09-24-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By justin1138

Iíd say start with whatever you would normally...

Iíd say start with whatever you would normally wear while riding during the fall months.

Personally, I like a thin glove. I use the Giro DNDís specifically. I have a pair of old ones that i cut...
09-16-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

The first race on the new wheels went great! No...

The first race on the new wheels went great! No issues with the tubulars at all. I could immediately tell how much more supple these tires were than the clinchers they replaced. Grip felt good and...
09-12-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

what redlude97 said... plus i googled around...

what redlude97 said...

plus i googled around quite a bit BEFORE actually doing anything and this wasn't anything out of the ordinary.

also... i'm not a light guy, i didn't want to make this a...
09-11-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 42,379
Posted By justin1138

The Breed also has three bottle mounts inside the...

The Breed also has three bottle mounts inside the triangle, which I think is a super cool feature.

I think I really like this bike!
09-11-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 42,379
Posted By justin1138

The Breed has much shorter chainstays, so...

The Breed has much shorter chainstays, so theoretically a bit more lively when riding. Everything looks similar enough on the geometry chart.

It also has different cockpit pieces (most notably the...
09-10-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

ha! gotta love a good deal.

ha! gotta love a good deal.
09-09-18, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

Mounted up the tires this weekend. Started with...

Mounted up the tires this weekend. Started with the front wheel yesterday (Saturday) and the rear wheel today.

I used this as a guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okqs-3HgU4U

My materials...
09-06-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

oh yeah! super excited to see how the ride...

oh yeah! super excited to see how the ride changes.
09-05-18, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,820
Posted By justin1138

Iíd ride those...

Iíd ride those...
09-05-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

Tires showed up today! The Baby Limus tread is...

Tires showed up today! The Baby Limus tread is similarish to the Clement PDX's I've been using for the last few seasons, so that aspect of the new set up should be an easy transition. Definitely...
09-05-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By justin1138

If you donít need the clutch, you could get a 8/9...

If you donít need the clutch, you could get a 8/9 speed mountain derailleur and call it a day. Or any oleí road derailleur that works...

Or get bar end shifters that work with 10 speed mountain...
09-04-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

Stock issues with the original tire choice, so...

Stock issues with the original tire choice, so did some more googling and went with the Baby Limus’s instead.

They should be a better all rounder and were a lot cheaper to boot.

To be continued...
09-03-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By justin1138

First Tubulars!

A teammate hooked me up with some tubulars this weekend. After pinch flatting on Saturday, I'm really looking forward to getting these new-to-me wheels up and running. It was time anyway... Picking...
08-23-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,622
Posted By justin1138

tabata intervals a few times a week? i like...

tabata intervals a few times a week?

i like to work these in during my commute, saves a lot of time
08-23-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By justin1138

I don't know about the tubeless variety, but all...

I don't know about the tubeless variety, but all the tubed Clement/Donnelly tires I've used (PDX and MXP tires) have measured around 35mm...
08-07-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,628
Posted By justin1138

On a dry course those will be great. If its...

On a dry course those will be great.

If its muddy, not so much.
06-15-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,898
Posted By justin1138

same.

same.
06-05-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By justin1138

+1 i like to do do this on my bikes as it...

+1

i like to do do this on my bikes as it really cleans up the front end, and with the way the cables run under the downtube it would clear a 3rd set of bottle bosses if my bikes had them.
...
05-21-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,518
Posted By justin1138

yessss!!!!! :lol:

yessss!!!!! :lol:
05-21-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,518
Posted By justin1138

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/976/40429488980_738...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/976/40429488980_738142312b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24ABGwQ)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/825/28363692268_6e8046283d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Kdpkx3)
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05-09-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,518
Posted By justin1138

some southern oregon coastal range fun last...

some southern oregon coastal range fun last saturday.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/948/41999883411_de464f72b0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26Zoo5T)


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05-02-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,261
Posted By justin1138

i like playing bikes on all surfaces. the...

i like playing bikes on all surfaces.

the gravel/dirt variety tends to be more fun/interesting/challenging. the lack of motorized traffic is a huge, awesome upside, but not a deciding factor.
...
04-24-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,518
Posted By justin1138

some saddle mountain sorcery from Sunday... ...

some saddle mountain sorcery from Sunday...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/903/40972428614_bd2d96b55e_c.jpg

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/972/26813951457_9db937c993_c.jpg
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04-19-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

and it only took 4 pages to get there! :lol:

and it only took 4 pages to get there! :lol:
04-18-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

lol. the only thing confusing was the point...

lol.

the only thing confusing was the point you were trying to make.

don't be angry...
04-18-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

phewf... my 1x10 bike has higher and lower...

phewf...

my 1x10 bike has higher and lower gears. it sounds like the correct one is in there.

thanks for the clarity.
04-18-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

you say these things so well!

you say these things so well!
04-18-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

how does one determine the correct gear? one...

how does one determine the correct gear?

one of the strongest riders i know is almost always on a single speed. he's either doing it really right or really wrong...
04-17-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

choices are good. 1x is good at some things....

choices are good.

1x is good at some things.

2x/3x is good at others things.

what those things are is entirely up to how you approach it.

no wrong answers. just better ones.
04-16-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

there have been 1x solutions in CX going back a...

there have been 1x solutions in CX going back a while now... my stepdad has an old Gazelle CX bike with a 1x 5/6 Campy drivetrain. it's a sweet bike and I'd steal it from him if it were my size. ...
04-16-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,793
Posted By justin1138

less moving parts = less maintenance and less to...

less moving parts = less maintenance and less to worry about malfunctioning on remote 100 mile rides.

itís easy enough to get a good range of gears if you know what you need/are capable of.
04-16-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 27,996
Posted By justin1138

You are correct. I was looking at the new line up...

You are correct. I was looking at the new line up when I posted my comment. Those are all the same.

The older 2ís have a bit more drop/reach.
04-16-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 27,996
Posted By justin1138

yep... 2 aluminum and 1 carbon version, which is...

yep... 2 aluminum and 1 carbon version, which is new this year. the measurements are all the same though.

Iíll add that i got the Cowbell 3ís a few weeks before the new line showed up. Looks to be...
04-15-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 27,996
Posted By justin1138

I recently put some Salsa Cowbellís on my...

I recently put some Salsa Cowbellís on my CX/gravel ride, and am really enjoying them so far. The time spent in the drops is much more comfortable and the extra flare does add a bit of...
04-15-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 361,518
Posted By justin1138

fun little gravel/dirt section between road...

fun little gravel/dirt section between road sections between more gravel/dirt sections...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/793/39666038460_9139a19a74_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23r9PhQ)IMG_2280...
04-15-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,614
Posted By justin1138

If it works, go for it. Personally, I have 3...

If it works, go for it. Personally, I have 3 different bikes that I currently use for different things and none of them fit the same.

It's also worth mentioning that the link to Stybar's bike...
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