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01-04-20, 03:40 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

I'm sure you'll get more detailed replies, but...

I'm sure you'll get more detailed replies, but I'd suggest Panaracer Paselas in 700x38 tanwall. Just Google them, should be easy to source.
12-03-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,233
Posted By andrei_r

I like to think of mine as a flat bar gravel...

I like to think of mine as a flat bar gravel bike:

https://i.postimg.cc/1tRkpbbF/IMG-20190120-095844-HDR-2.jpg (https://postimg.cc/f3FqsqzW)
...
09-20-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,346,573
Posted By andrei_r

You must have meant Yksion Allroad XL. That's one...

You must have meant Yksion Allroad XL. That's one backwards looking tire! I imagine you might hear that a lot.
...
09-19-19, 01:08 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Your front tire/wheel seems to be installed...

Your front tire/wheel seems to be installed backwards. As a result your bike will most definitely assplode. Might wanna check it out. :thumb:
09-06-19, 05:09 PM
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Views: 257,329
Posted By andrei_r

Sweet

Sweet
09-06-19, 10:10 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Picture!

Picture!
08-13-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,678
Posted By andrei_r

Or like this ...

Or like this
https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/b-rad-system
08-13-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,678
Posted By andrei_r

You can also get something like this ...

You can also get something like this
https://www.amazon.com/M-Wave-Bike-Bottle-Cage-Adapter/dp/B00CTPHQTW
07-20-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

Spectacular! It must take a lot of motivation to...

Spectacular! It must take a lot of motivation to go out that early. But it surely pays off.
07-20-19, 02:56 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Still going strong

https://i.postimg.cc/8Cm1Gg6Z/IMG-20190720-094614-HDR-EFFECTS.jpg (https://postimg.cc/SXj0L5V9)
06-22-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

One day I'll ride across Canada on my bike and...

One day I'll ride across Canada on my bike and will definitely stop by PEI.
06-22-19, 07:10 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Wow! Not just this last one but all of them...

Wow! Not just this last one but all of them...
06-21-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By andrei_r

Check out the Giant Toughroad SLR. I think it...

Check out the Giant Toughroad SLR. I think it ticks a lot of your boxes. Not carbon, but lightweight aluminum frame. Nice fat tires for those trails (easily swappable for something more appropriate...
05-14-19, 11:57 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Sweet, thanks for the link. I didnt know...

Sweet, thanks for the link. I didnt know something like that existed. I'll try to find a pair locally, cause those shipping charges to where I am are insane.

Now I also really want these bars and...
05-14-19, 07:54 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Awesome, thanks. I've fashioned something similar...

Awesome, thanks. I've fashioned something similar on my bike, except mine aren't adjustable in two planes. And I wish I could change the angle slightly to use them with different sweep bars.
...
05-13-19, 05:13 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Could you show those bar ends from a couple of...

Could you show those bar ends from a couple of different angles?
04-26-19, 08:14 PM
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Views: 687,846
Posted By andrei_r

The head tube looks waaay steeper on the 2019.

The head tube looks waaay steeper on the 2019.
04-19-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,715
Posted By andrei_r

You seem to understand well what you're getting...

You seem to understand well what you're getting into. So that's cool.
04-16-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,715
Posted By andrei_r

That CCM inception looks really heavy. Cheap...

That CCM inception looks really heavy. Cheap wheels, cheap hubs, cheap heavy tires, cheap steel seatpost and handlebars, cheap bottom bracket, flexy crank arms, etc. Geometry-wise it slightly reminds...
03-25-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,715
Posted By andrei_r

Is it me or your front mudguard is installed...

Is it me or your front mudguard is installed backwards?

Edit: On second thought it's probably installed that way due to the rear facing fork crown.
01-21-19, 08:08 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Wow!

Wow!
01-21-19, 04:38 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Yeah it's freshly painted I think. It's my must...

Yeah it's freshly painted I think. It's my must stop photo spot on that ride. Last time I rode there (2 years ago) it looked like that:
https://i.postimg.cc/sxCWFrNc/IMG-20170122-095707117.jpg...
01-21-19, 04:21 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Got any snow? That would call for a fat bike....

Got any snow? That would call for a fat bike. This guy's in my hometown.
01-20-19, 07:02 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Thanks! Probably a high of around 30C, which is...

Thanks! Probably a high of around 30C, which is 86F, but the blazing sun makes it feel like much more.
01-20-19, 05:05 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

https://i.postimg.cc/T3vJ9NBX/IMG-20190120-095844-...

https://i.postimg.cc/T3vJ9NBX/IMG-20190120-095844-HDR-2.jpg (https://postimg.cc/RNGtCdMP)
01-20-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

Rode 75 km today. About 50/50 road/off road. ...

Rode 75 km today. About 50/50 road/off road.

Managed to burp the front tire on a technical rocky climb. Reninflated the tire and was on my way when I realized the rear tired had burped some too...
01-16-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,276
Posted By andrei_r

To add to the post above, you can look into using...

To add to the post above, you can look into using the skinny strippers (http://fattystripper.com). Made it much easier to set up my Smart Sams tubelessly on a pair of Alex DA16. rims.
01-16-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 224,438
Posted By andrei_r

I'm in Brasilia. I'd say the landscapes around...

I'm in Brasilia. I'd say the landscapes around here are very similar to what can be found in the states of Sao Paulo or Minas Gerais (where Belo Horizonte is) except for bigger hills (might even say...
01-14-19, 04:34 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

What's that platform? Some kind of pumping...

What's that platform? Some kind of pumping station for a desalination plant?
01-14-19, 04:24 AM
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Views: 2,346,573
Posted By andrei_r

You should print it, frame it and hang it in your...

You should print it, frame it and hang it in your living room. Or sell it to Cannondale :rolleyes:
01-13-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 257,329
Posted By andrei_r

Great looking and a very functional bike!

Great looking and a very functional bike!
01-13-19, 12:58 PM
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Views: 224,438
Posted By andrei_r

​​​​​​Overall, hein? Well, at least where are I...

​​​​​​Overall, hein? Well, at least where are I am, there are many unpaved roads and lots of green rolling hills. The weather is good for riding year round (except for some strong rains and heat). On...
01-13-19, 10:45 AM
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Views: 224,438
Posted By andrei_r

Some summery landscapes for those in the cold...

Some summery landscapes for those in the cold part of the world:
https://i.postimg.cc/L8P7xq8q/IMG-20190112-095145.jpg (https://postimg.cc/k2nf4g89)
...
01-12-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By andrei_r

I had the exact same problem every time I tried a...

I had the exact same problem every time I tried a wet lube no matter how well I wiped the chain afterwards. It would always pick up some sand or tiny stones and make noise. I could feel the vibration...
01-12-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

Today a 34km ride in a hilly farm not too far...

Today a 34km ride in a hilly farm not too far from my house. They have lots of ATV trails which are now closed to motorized vehicles by a state law due to excessive erosion. MTB paradise. Very...
01-08-19, 07:14 AM
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Views: 2,346,573
Posted By andrei_r

Looks like a nice bike. What exactly is it? Oh...

Looks like a nice bike. What exactly is it? Oh and one water bottle for a hundred km ride in Malaysia?!
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01-07-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,709
Posted By andrei_r

Yeah, like now that I've got a Porsche 911 Turbo...

Yeah, like now that I've got a Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet, the Audi R8 is my winter beater.
12-27-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,726
Posted By andrei_r

Heck, he must simply dial it up to 400W. :roflmao:

Heck, he must simply dial it up to 400W. :roflmao:
12-23-18, 01:52 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 229,574
Posted By andrei_r

I think you need something like this Sram GXP...

I think you need something like this Sram GXP bottom bracket...
12-22-18, 08:34 AM
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Views: 257,329
Posted By andrei_r

Finally drilled and tapped the fork legs to...

Finally drilled and tapped the fork legs to properly mount two additional bottle cages. Moved the bottle cages around too. The black ones didn't look right on the fork legs. The aluminum ones are...
12-22-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 257,329
Posted By andrei_r

My trusty 10-year-old Giant FCR 3 has got some...

My trusty 10-year-old Giant FCR 3 has got some changes over the past two months. As of today, I think I'm done messing with it for a while.

First, new tires. Schwalbe Smart Sam 44-622 front,...
12-22-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

part 2

https://i.postimg.cc/Qt7JfwvF/IMG-20181222-080714-HDR.jpg (https://postimg.cc/hzSmjyDn)

Things got a bit gnarly at this point:
https://i.postimg.cc/QxhJq6mM/IMG-2416.jpg...
12-22-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

A short but intense ride this morning to test out...

A short but intense ride this morning to test out my new tubeless setup. Attention picture heavy! But that's what this thread is about...

https://i.postimg.cc/R0DgscFD/IMG-2388.jpg...
12-18-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 687,846
Posted By andrei_r

A beautiful bike for a beautiful trail! :thumb:

A beautiful bike for a beautiful trail! :thumb:
12-13-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 30,309
Posted By andrei_r

If only I could get $100 for every scratch on my...

If only I could get $100 for every scratch on my bike... I'd be stinking rich now (although I'm responsible for pretty much all of them) :innocent:
12-09-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

It's been raining a lot here lately, so didn't...

It's been raining a lot here lately, so didn't ride much. Did quite a few changes to my bike in the meantime (will post in a different thread about that). Did a 30km ride to a local park on the...
12-06-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By andrei_r

Check out Schwalbe Smart Sam's. Not exactly the...

Check out Schwalbe Smart Sam's. Not exactly the lightest though, but not heavy either. Comes in black and reflective depending on the size.
12-01-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 687,846
Posted By andrei_r

That bag seems to be rubbing on the rear tire....

That bag seems to be rubbing on the rear tire. Did you mount it this way on purpose? It's supposed to go under the saddle. You can move the light and reflector down to make space. There's plenty of...
11-25-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,497
Posted By andrei_r

Those are all pretty cool places. Why haven't you...

Those are all pretty cool places. Why haven't you been riding your jbc hybrid?
11-23-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 121,855
Posted By andrei_r

Get that post count up. Really looking forward to...

Get that post count up. Really looking forward to seeing it.
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