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05-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Boatdriver

Based on other suggestions, I toss the worn out...

Based on other suggestions, I toss the worn out rear tire, rotate my not bad front tire to the back and put a new tire in the front. That style of rotation keeps your front in good shape for turning...
04-24-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,637
Posted By P!N20

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04-23-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,637
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I like trains ...

I like trains
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04-22-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,637
Posted By rando_couche

Yep. He did.

Yep. He did.
04-22-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,637
Posted By Chuckk

My bike with graffiti. ...

My bike with graffiti.
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04-04-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,468
Posted By BlazingPedals

Back to the original question. I went out today...

Back to the original question. I went out today and did 16.6 miles in just over 1 hour. Something like 16.3 average. That's probably about what I expect first thing in the spring, except that it'd be...
04-03-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,462
Posted By mstateglfr

Its a rehashed topic that really is brought up...

Its a rehashed topic that really is brought up every 3 or so months and many times the thread is debated ad naus.

Someone decides to take issue with the term or that their type of gravel is real...
04-02-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,468
Posted By wgscott

Well, as I told my friend, even if it is...

Well, as I told my friend, even if it is expectation bias, who cares if it makes you feel better?
04-02-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,890
Posted By Rolla

I've got a singlespeed CX bike and a 1 X 11...

I've got a singlespeed CX bike and a 1 X 11 gravel bike. Honestly, I prefer the CX bike on almost any ride of less than 50 miles. It's lighter, steers quicker, seems to accelerate and climb better,...
04-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,468
Posted By aplcr0331

You had it last winter? Just a few months ago? Do...

You had it last winter? Just a few months ago? Do you have a power meter? How are your segment times looking? Did you do some training over the winter? Sounds like you feel positive that this year...
03-28-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,890
Posted By Hiro11

To generalize: - higher BB, the actual effect...

To generalize:
- higher BB, the actual effect this has on handling is debatable and I won't argue about it here
- steeper head angle and higher trail leading possibly to more responsive handling,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,563
Posted By canklecat

After I'm vaccinated... maybe. I've taken...

After I'm vaccinated... maybe.

I've taken the pandemic very seriously all along because I worked in health care and several friends are doctors, nurses, EMTs and med techs. There's no doubt about...
02-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,251
Posted By northernjeep

Heres the fattie, it uses a BBSHD 1000 watt mid...

Heres the fattie, it uses a BBSHD 1000 watt mid drive. I've been riding it for about 4 years now only thing that ever broke is one freehub.
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12-22-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,294
Posted By 2old

linberl, Amen, some of us like to pedal.

linberl, Amen, some of us like to pedal.
12-21-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,856
Posted By enforcey

35C Gravelkings on Canyon Ultimate Disc

Hi there,

I actually run 35c x 700c Graveling SK's on my Ultimate for light gravel and they fit. Let me know if you want any pics.

Bildo
12-21-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By mstateglfr

Ok, this is what I figured while posting the...

Ok, this is what I figured while posting the reply- its all relative and I caused confusion- sorry. I get that 57mm is a classic single point for 'neutral' trail. I have both seen and talked with...
12-20-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By smontanaro

If others are like me, trying to mount a glued...

If others are like me, trying to mount a glued but not stretched tire is a mistake you only make once. :)
12-14-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,856
Posted By msu2001la

I have a feeling now that road bike tire...

I have a feeling now that road bike tire clearance has expanded upward and road discs are commonplace, we will start seeing a lot of people running road bikes with CX knobbies squeezed into them at...
12-10-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,908
Posted By xseal

I dunno, these manufacturers seem to know what...

I dunno, these manufacturers seem to know what they're doing. My mt bikes are 32/10-50 (XC), 30/10-50 (enduro) and 28/10-42 (fat bike). I was skeptical of GRX 2x but the gearing is pretty perfect. ...
12-06-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,892
Posted By chaadster

Noobtelligence...itís a thing. 😆

Noobtelligence...itís a thing. 😆
12-03-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,066
Posted By chaadster

Youíd be welcome to if I could swing the cash,...

Youíd be welcome to if I could swing the cash, but alas...
12-01-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By fooferdoggie

yes. about 18 years ago I started riding I had...

yes. about 18 years ago I started riding I had these food problems then the symptoms were far worse. of course it was a standard road bike and I was lucky if I could do 10 mph. my lungs would be is...
12-01-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By fooferdoggie

when I got the bike I was really sick. I have...

when I got the bike I was really sick. I have this weird problem with my boy I can only eat protein. I was tried all the time because I would slip and eat other things. but I was at a level of energy...
11-30-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By northernjeep

The main thing is the type of riding you plan on...

The main thing is the type of riding you plan on doing. Hub motors are pretty good for road riding, mid drives work well if you like some trail riding. A Bafang BBS02 is a nice unit, Golden Motor.ca...
11-28-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,135
Posted By woodcraft

I take the cx bike almost exclusively on dirt, &...

I take the cx bike almost exclusively on dirt, & the mtn bike gathers cobwebs.
The main limitation is downhill traction, so can't bomb the descents and end up riding the brakes, tiring the hands. ...
11-27-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By Leisesturm

I doubt anyone will bother improving gas powered...

I doubt anyone will bother improving gas powered assists now that e-motors have become very affordable and practical. Gas engines are awful, crude, noisy, smoky ... ... urgh. However, a statement...
11-24-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By 2old

Before you look further and since you're Canadian...

Before you look further and since you're Canadian might look at ebikesca and read their tutorials. They are the place I'd go for a hub system. If you decide on a mid-drive, come on back.
11-23-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By 2old

The "Class" rules for about half of the states...

The "Class" rules for about half of the states including CA where I reside define the limits. Basically, 750w max and speed limit of 20 mph on bike paths with PAS or throttle, 28 mph on a lane...
11-23-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Pop N Wood

Separate the wires and put on some liquid...

Separate the wires and put on some liquid electrical tape. Once that sets up wrap some real electric tape around the affected wires. Once that is secure wrap the whole bundle with tape.
...
11-18-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By RocThrower

I also have a set of Longboards and they stay on...

I also have a set of Longboards and they stay on my Space Horse year round. Most of my gravel rides are in dry conditions anyways, and I don't notice they are even there. This bike is also my every...
11-13-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By andychrist

Thumbnail on this SunRace...

Thumbnail on this SunRace (https://www.amazon.com/SunRace-9-speed-11-32t-Freewheel/dp/B00ABHFZO8) from Amazon clearly shows a cassette hub but reviewers confirm it is actually a [9-speed] freewheel....
11-13-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By 2old

C58; look on Amazon; 8 and 9 speed freewheels...

C58; look on Amazon; 8 and 9 speed freewheels AFAICT.
11-12-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,135
Posted By walnutz

An apology in the internet! Whatís the world...

An apology in the internet! Whatís the world coming to? ;)
11-10-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,252
Posted By msu2001la

If you're opening up your search to aluminum...

If you're opening up your search to aluminum frames, there are more options. Many CX bikes would fit into what you describe. Both the Cannondale CAADX and the Specialized Crux fit 40mm tires and have...
11-09-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,944
Posted By msu2001la

Same. I got talked into trying CX by a friend who...

Same. I got talked into trying CX by a friend who had been racing for a few years. Up to that point, I was either pure road biking, or pure MTB single track riding, and I had never done an actual...
11-06-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,944
Posted By obrentharris

Yes! I went the other way around and raced my...

Yes!
I went the other way around and raced my first season on a hard tail MTB. I had a good time, so I bought a used CX bike for the next season.
My advice to the OP is to ride whatever you...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-05-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,635
Posted By Shrek On A Trek

Still progressing, it's a long process.

Still progressing, it's a long process.
11-04-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By Jrasero

Urban grinder in its final form

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It took me a couple years but I finally found my everyday gravel winter...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-03-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By detroitjim

Cleanup work set to begin on next phase of the...

Cleanup work set to begin on next phase of the Joe Louis Greenway on city’s west side
Cleanup efforts are set to begin this month for a stretch of overgrown rail corridor once owned by Conrail and...
10-31-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By pbass

If you're like me and many others, you may find...

If you're like me and many others, you may find you don't have one "correct" psi. Pretty much all my rides are mixed terrain, and I vary the pressure depending on how much road vs dirt I'm gonna hit...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,892
Posted By ptempel

I had my eye on an older Specialized Allez a year...

I had my eye on an older Specialized Allez a year or two ago. I forget why I did not pull the trigger (maybe condition or size too small). I think they and some of the Japanese built Schwinn,...
10-29-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,918
Posted By speedyspaghetti

UPDATE: Went back out there today and I friggin...

UPDATE: Went back out there today and I friggin nailed that switchback! Took a lot of the advice I got from here and I was able to round it nice and smooth. I think the biggest issue was the line I...
10-29-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,985
Posted By dcee604

Might have to use goggles to completely seal out...

Might have to use goggles to completely seal out the mud!
10-29-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,135
Posted By walnutz

Will continue the pile-on here. Sold my full...

Will continue the pile-on here. Sold my full squish MTB and havenít looked back. Was recently riding with a friend who marveled as I sped through a tight, tree-lined area with my narrow bars. ...
10-27-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,944
Posted By msu2001la

Same. I will likely never see the podium in my...

Same. I will likely never see the podium in my local series. There are some seriously fast guys, even in the masters fields, but it's still a ton of fun. I sprinted elbow to elbow flat out with...
10-27-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,944
Posted By msu2001la

This. I've been racing CX since 2014 in a...

This.
I've been racing CX since 2014 in a fairly large series in the midwest that has fields of 100+ racers. We have no rules on tire sizes. Run whatever you want. We see fat bikes and MTB's in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,445
Posted By JohnJ80

I'm in Minnesota so if I didn't ride when it was...

I'm in Minnesota so if I didn't ride when it was cold, that would knock out of a number of months I could ride. I typically will be on the road bike starting in the middle of March and continue on...
10-19-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By valve_timing

i knew there was someone just like me out there...

i knew there was someone just like me out there man and yeah i was thinking 100mm stem and 20-25mm setback gets me in a similar position as i have on my horizontal TT road bikes. and yeah with the...
10-16-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,762
Posted By 2old

It's possible to increase the life of a...

It's possible to increase the life of a drivetrain by replacing the chain when it has 50% of it's life remaining. At this point the cassette and chainrings aren't worn significantly and the system...
10-16-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By valve_timing

lol idk im pretty blown away by this to be...

lol idk im pretty blown away by this to be honest cause im married and 5 kids i couldnt afford to ever build a bike of this caliber. the nicest bike ill ever own thats for sure currently my nice...
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