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05-30-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By Hmmm

Stay seated. It sucks, it's brutal. But unless...

Stay seated. It sucks, it's brutal. But unless there's enough texture to grab onto, stay seated.
05-10-22, 02:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,807
Posted By Hmmm

Monster Cross has to stay! Gravel Grinder...

Monster Cross has to stay!

Gravel Grinder can go. yeah.
04-08-22, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,708,821
Posted By Hmmm

A swiss cross sighting! What size of tires do you...

A swiss cross sighting! What size of tires do you have on there?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,162,370
Posted By Hmmm

Bikepacking on my CAAD3. ...

Bikepacking on my CAAD3.

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03-14-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,708,821
Posted By Hmmm

Added a new coat of paint to my Giant TCX. Rolls...

Added a new coat of paint to my Giant TCX. Rolls great with Challenge Gravel Grinder 700x42's.
...
12-20-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By Hmmm

I really appreciate the simplicity of 1x when I...

I really appreciate the simplicity of 1x when I am racing 'cross and am at my absolute limit.
12-12-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Posted By Hmmm

Ass Savers. It's a thing. I use one all the time....

Ass Savers. It's a thing. I use one all the time. It's a life saver. If the ground is wet, but it's not raining, these are really great.
11-17-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,922
Posted By Hmmm

A very cool bike! If I need frame replacement for...

A very cool bike! If I need frame replacement for my CX bike I would for sure look into Planet X. Thanks for the reviews!
11-14-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,756
Posted By Hmmm

Don't knock it until you try it :p

Don't knock it until you try it :p
11-12-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,756
Posted By Hmmm

I too, hate running. Think of it as a light trot....

I too, hate running. Think of it as a light trot. :p
11-11-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,756
Posted By Hmmm

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Love all the CX photos! Let's keep them coming! To...
10-27-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,756
Posted By Hmmm

Long live CX! It's essentially short track...

Long live CX!

It's essentially short track gravel racing on grass. Are you non CX gravel riders crossing over and riding CX? For me they are the same thing. Love them both and they really go hand...
10-26-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Hmmm

You tried CX and you love it. If you don't want...

You tried CX and you love it. If you don't want to pour a ton of money into a cx bike with disc brakes, then go for this bike! I raced a very sandy wet course two weeks ago that destroyed my discs. I...
10-10-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Hmmm

I have a larger park close to my house with all...

I have a larger park close to my house with all sorts of little trails. I have a couple of little 'cross loops that are fun and good to get a little "training" in on. Here's a little video:
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10-01-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,123
Posted By Hmmm

I rode my Giant TCX with Apex 1x 40t 11-42 on...

I rode my Giant TCX with Apex 1x 40t 11-42 on gravel/cross/road and loved it. I had it setup for both for 2-3 years swapping tires. I would still ride it on road but decided to get a fun older road...
10-01-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,941
Posted By Hmmm

Alive and well here in France. But then again,...

Alive and well here in France. But then again, we're spoiled being not far from Belgium.

How much crossover is everyone seeing between gravel and 'cross? To me it's a no brainer. Honestly, I'm...
09-28-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By Hmmm

I've ridden the following tires and have fallen...

I've ridden the following tires and have fallen in love with the Challenge Gravel Grinder's in 700x42

700x40 Maxxis Rambler - Fast, not super supple, decent grip in the mud I encounter through a...
09-21-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Hmmm

Canti's are great! Enjoy! I really enjoyed...

Canti's are great! Enjoy!

I really enjoyed this article from Cycling Tips on older 'cross bikes with canti's:
...
09-14-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Hmmm

This.

This.
09-06-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,932
Posted By Hmmm

This. Well said.

This. Well said.
09-02-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,932
Posted By Hmmm

Seriously? I ride my CX bike everywhere for loads...

Seriously? I ride my CX bike everywhere for loads of amount of time with no problem. Do you have a terrible back or two broken wrists?
06-24-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,922
Posted By Hmmm

I rode 1x for 2 years on my 'cross bike with road...

I rode 1x for 2 years on my 'cross bike with road tires on it. There was one cog jump in the middle of the cassette that seemed a little big but after a few rides I didn't notice it. Once on a very...
06-21-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,293
Posted By Hmmm

Chaad could be one of two people: 1. David...

Chaad could be one of two people:

1. David Lappartient infiltrating these boards to test the waters of internet gravel culture by posting mysterious gravel sanction threats.
2. Someone who was...
06-18-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,922
Posted By Hmmm

Can we all agree that both are amazing and that...

Can we all agree that both are amazing and that we are beyond privileged to even have an opinion on the matter?
06-15-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,134
Posted By Hmmm

Popped in here to say "Get a TCX". Ok...

Popped in here to say "Get a TCX".

Ok bye.
06-14-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,293
Posted By Hmmm

Please tell me where the UCI has stated or...

Please tell me where the UCI has stated or implied that they will not allow front suspension on "gravel" bikes in these future UCI gravel races that do not exist yet.

I'll wait.
06-12-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,293
Posted By Hmmm

I don't really care what her bike is categorized...

I don't really care what her bike is categorized as. I'm happy for her.

I actually like that gravel bikes can be whatever we want them to be. Maybe they are a road bike that only fits 32mm tires....
06-11-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,922
Posted By Hmmm

I like this answer.

I like this answer.
06-10-21, 01:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,922
Posted By Hmmm

Apex 1x came on the TCX I could afford. Also the...

Apex 1x came on the TCX I could afford. Also the Hydro hoods are my favourite hoods I've ridden with. Love the simplicity of 1x while riding gravel, racing cx, and climbing around on trails. I only...
06-09-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Hmmm

The pink look amazing. Speaking of colored...

The pink look amazing.

Speaking of colored gravel tires, I wish the Sim Works Homage had "faster" reviews. That tire in white or even the minty green would be really fun to have on most bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,872
Posted By Hmmm

Great purchase! I ride a CAAD3 as well and love...

Great purchase! I ride a CAAD3 as well and love it. Welcome to the club.

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05-27-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,575
Posted By Hmmm

Probably this Sim Works Doppo build...

Probably this Sim Works Doppo build (https://theradavist.com/2018/06/a-sim-works-steel-doppo-atb-chubby-road-bike/)

Or anything with a horizontal top tube.
05-25-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By Hmmm

The only issue I have had with Apex 1x is while...

The only issue I have had with Apex 1x is while shifting without moving the cranks, or frantically shifting to a larger cog trying to jump cogs as fast as I could (beginner 'cross racer here). The...
05-18-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,708,821
Posted By Hmmm

So good!!!

So good!!!
05-05-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,259
Posted By Hmmm

This bums me out. Unfortunately I think it's...

This bums me out. Unfortunately I think it's common. Your road riding scene where you live might just suck. I know mine did. Glad I am currently living somewhere with a lot of diversity in the road...
05-05-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,708,821
Posted By Hmmm

I would love to bring to life an older Trek...

I would love to bring to life an older Trek frame. So many great builds out there. Two right here. Love it.
05-03-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,708,821
Posted By Hmmm

justin1138 Amazing! What frame is that?

justin1138
Amazing! What frame is that?
04-29-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,102
Posted By Hmmm

This is all great info. I should dig up the...

This is all great info. I should dig up the master tire thread. Just discovered the Challenge Gravel Grinder in 700x42, G-One Bite in 700x45 and Maxxis Rambler in 700x45. I have 40mm Ramblers and...
04-27-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,102
Posted By Hmmm

Love the responses! Keep them coming! Thanks...

Love the responses! Keep them coming! Thanks everyone!
04-26-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,102
Posted By Hmmm

WTB Resolute vs. Rene Herse Hurricane Ridge vs. Ultradynamico Rosť

As many of us are, I'm looking for the sweet spot in rolling resistance, volume, and tread. I love the volume of the WTB Riddler in 700x45, but the plentiful small knobs make them feel like a drag at...
04-22-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,056
Posted By Hmmm

Thank you. It's driving me insane as well.

Thank you.

It's driving me insane as well.
04-16-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,056
Posted By Hmmm

Ahhh makes sense now. Thanks for the context....

Ahhh makes sense now. Thanks for the context. Looks like we are both on very different terrain. But hey! That's what makes this type of cycling so fun. The range of terrain these CX and Gravel bikes...
04-15-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,056
Posted By Hmmm

Maybe we interpret the styles of riding...

Maybe we interpret the styles of riding differently? I honestly don't see much difference between the two. I ride gravel in the spring and summer and hop in a few 'cross races in the fall. I would...
04-14-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,056
Posted By Hmmm

Ahh it's beautiful. I just modernized a CAAD3 and...

Ahh it's beautiful. I just modernized a CAAD3 and I have caught vintage/modern bug. Really cool build. I would get my hands on a vintage 'cross frame.

By loosing affordable entry level 'cross...
04-12-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,056
Posted By Hmmm

Let's see a photo!

Let's see a photo!
04-06-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,056
Posted By Hmmm

I would love to pick up an older canti caad-x...

I would love to pick up an older canti caad-x some day. That being said, I am thankful my 'cross bike can fit 700x45mm tires. I don't believe many 'cross bikes do fit big tires. Which is a shame. I...
04-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Hmmm

I changed from 700x40's to 700x45's and felt a...

I changed from 700x40's to 700x45's and felt a massive difference. I do not have experience in 650b sizes.
04-05-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By Hmmm

Find a Giant TCX! It's a bummer they are cutting...

Find a Giant TCX! It's a bummer they are cutting down their options for that bike.
04-02-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,452
Posted By Hmmm

Just a few years ago recreational cyclocross made...

Just a few years ago recreational cyclocross made sense. Gravel bikes were not commonplace neither was the term "gravel" so non competitive cyclocross made sense. Bike marketing has really attached...
04-01-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,056
Posted By Hmmm

:)

:)
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