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01-17-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Shimagnolo

Properly sized spokes put the head of the nipple...

Properly sized spokes put the head of the nipple in compression.
If spokes are too short, they can put the body of the nipple in tension, causing breakage.
Are the spokes long enough to reach the...
01-16-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By cyccommute

There are only two place on a bicycle where a...

There are only two place on a bicycle where a left hand thread is used. One is the “English” threaded bottom bracket where the driveside is a left hand thread that loosens by turning right or...
01-10-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 423,702
Posted By GrizzledBastard

I'm curious and hopeful you can squeeze it in...

I'm curious and hopeful you can squeeze it in there through the access in the BB Shell. Otherwise, you'll need to pull the BB out....which is pretty quick and easy if that danged main crank nut...
01-06-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By 79pmooney

Yeah, but ... the entire cycling world knows...

Yeah, but ... the entire cycling world knows exactly what is meant by chain stretch. It is not remotely ambiguous.

OP, the cheap, simple, reliable tool for measuring chain wear (to keep cxwrench...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-05-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,221
Posted By Hypno Toad

I'm gonna put real-world against rolling...

I'm gonna put real-world against rolling resistance on a drum in a lab ... reminder, lab testing informed us the rolling 23mm tires at 120 psi is the 'fastest' set up for road bikes, and now roadies...
01-04-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 284,042
Posted By travbikeman

Was surprised when the Scott LBS across the...

Was surprised when the Scott LBS across the border in PA had a large Scott Aspect 950 (they just got in). Went to look at it and it just followed me home. Yes, it's a mountain bike, but it has...
12-28-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By bikehoco

I rode this weekend with a Covid face shield for...

I rode this weekend with a Covid face shield for the first time. It was 30 degrees and breezy but the shield made for a VERY comfortable ride.

I did learn you need to be careful when looking...
12-26-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,127
Posted By crandress

Everyone, I will try to help facilitate...

Everyone,

I will try to help facilitate until we hear from Chr0m0ly. His last activity was in the middle of November, so I am guessing life may have taken an unexpected turn. Hopefully he is...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-23-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By DuneRider

Best of Fat Biking Edit!!

I just slapped together my favorite clips from this year, hope you all enjoy it! Happy trails!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPenZY1RpRg&feature=youtu.be
12-23-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,174
Posted By fifty150

As a follow-up. Giant offered either a small...

As a follow-up. Giant offered either a small refund and keep the bike or just a total refund/return. I decided just to return the bike. I will buy a new Giant once things open up again in January....
12-17-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 17,214
Posted By Oldairhead

Fast cruising on the Tissington Trail, about...

Fast cruising on the Tissington Trail, about midway at Eroica Brittania 2014.

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Forum: Fatbikes
12-14-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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12-11-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Crankycrank

Bicycle Cassettes & Drivetrains - Google Sheets...

Bicycle Cassettes & Drivetrains - Google Sheets (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16C3Rz6qmzmurSNd-L3IeMSFukkBFV6D1DRbfS59EDrE/edit#gid=847158527)
12-07-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 284,042
Posted By travbikeman

Finally received both of my new wheels with...

Finally received both of my new wheels with Velocity rims. Also installed the Panaracer Gravel King SK tires. Then took out for a 15 mile test ride on the C&O, even though it was 35 degrees this...
12-02-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,803
Posted By gorillimo

Surly Cross Check. I'm really liking it. ...

Surly Cross Check. I'm really liking it. Comfortable, versatile. A keeper.
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12-01-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 423,702
Posted By GrizzledBastard

Yep. Bells4Bikes. Those are supplied by the trail...

Yep. Bells4Bikes. Those are supplied by the trail organization I'm part of. We have sponsor bike shops and various local companies/stakeholders that we split the cost with and we keep these supplied...
12-01-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By DorkDisk

PSA Microshift thumbshifter/bar end shifters can change speeds without buying new shi

After various interactions with bikey people, I realized that many people do not realize one advantage to Microshift thumbshifters and bar end shifters is their ability to switch gearing via a simple...
11-29-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 423,702
Posted By GrizzledBastard

Thread wake-up. I spent a pretty good chunk...

Thread wake-up.

I spent a pretty good chunk of time doing a thorough maintenance and clean-up on the bike after my 20 mile road ride yesterday. Considering today's ride, that wasn't a wise...
11-28-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,127
Posted By the sci guy

I did! Happy it found a home so fast 😂

I did! Happy it found a home so fast 😂
Forum: Fatbikes
11-21-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By Happy Feet

http://i.imgur.com/u5rAcB6h.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/u5rAcB6h.jpg (https://imgur.com/u5rAcB6)
Forum: Fatbikes
11-20-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Either a CF fork, or a Mastodon. Nothing else....

Either a CF fork, or a Mastodon. Nothing else. Don't get one of those cheap suspension forks, nothing good will come from thsoe anchors.

The Mastodon cost $600, so I doubt it would be on cheap...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-18-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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Forum: Fatbikes
11-15-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By reverborama

https://scontent.ffcm1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12...

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Forum: Fatbikes
11-15-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By D-Fuzz

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-8C and lots of good trails = an great day to ride!
Forum: Fatbikes
11-15-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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11-15-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,619
Views: 2,438,089
Posted By wilson_smyth

2020 Cube SL Road race. Got to avoid public...

2020 Cube SL Road race. Got to avoid public transport during the pandemic, but as im mostly WFH, it has become my primary mode of exercise.
Had an entry level road bike (Lapierre ) and hard tail...
11-14-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,127
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I will go back through the posts this weekend and...

I will go back through the posts this weekend and update the list 👍
11-14-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By DorkDisk

I'm not an expert, but I have a 2 bikes with 10...

I'm not an expert, but I have a 2 bikes with 10 sp shifters (XTR and Microshift thumbs) and 11sp derailleurs (XT 8000) and 10sp cassettes with no issues. Many others have done this also.
Forum: Fatbikes
11-09-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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Forum: Fatbikes
11-09-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By Happy Feet

http://i.imgur.com/tvifMo0h.jpg...

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10-29-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 423,702
Posted By GrizzledBastard

UPDATE: New Praxis Zayante Carbon crankset...

UPDATE:

New Praxis Zayante Carbon crankset is installed but not without a little pucker factor with the bottom bracket install. Short version, the left NDS bearing cup did not want to thread into...
10-27-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,803
Posted By travbikeman

I'm keeping options open and have seen a few...

I'm keeping options open and have seen a few Conti's I like. Not sure if they are even making the Crossrides anymore, but would be a tire I would consider buying again. But have noticed the Conti...
10-26-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 284,042
Posted By Batstar

Updated my classic 970 with new winter shoes,...

Updated my classic 970 with new winter shoes, chain, CF bar/GP2 grips, saddle, and full coverage fenders.
...
10-25-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 161,441
Posted By wrightstuff

​​​​​​ Here are some images from...

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Here are some images from yesterday's fall color tour - post dropbar conversion.

It is currently a 1x10 setup running a 40t in front with a 11-32 cassette in the back. I plan on...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-21-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By ZIPP2001

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10-19-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 161,441
Posted By DFPyne

Finally able to post images..... ...

Finally able to post images.....

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10-19-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By bananashee

I went for the Kona Dew Plus! Love it, it's...

I went for the Kona Dew Plus! Love it, it's quicker than I expected and works great for my fitness biking purposes.
Maybe in a year or so will upgrade to Specialized Sirrus X 5.0.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-19-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,414
Posted By Hypno Toad

I've got my stock Nates, but having used them for...

I've got my stock Nates, but having used them for a long time. They have amazing traction, OTOH they are heavy and slow rolling on firm conditions.

Fat B Nimbles are GREAT for summer on...
10-17-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,390
Posted By Jmpierce

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My 90 750 Multitrak has been upgraded to a 3x9 with 105 hubs and Mavic rims...
10-09-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 101,860
Posted By steelbikeguy

The weather has been great lately, with sunny...

The weather has been great lately, with sunny skies, moderate temperatures and minimal wind. It seemed like an ideal time to get out for an evening ride and take a few photos.

There hasn't been...
10-08-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,180
Posted By 70sSanO

It’s not chain wrap for big-big. You can always...

It’s not chain wrap for big-big. You can always make any chain long enough for the big-big to work with any derailleur.

You need the wrap for the small cog (small-small) so the derailleur doesn’t...
10-08-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,180
Posted By jamesdak

Me too, I didn't mean to imply this was getting...

Me too, I didn't mean to imply this was getting ugly, just truly entertaining. Guess this ol' geezer still doesn't understand all these social medial nuances.
10-08-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,180
Posted By conspiratemus1

OK, in that spirit, I will say, sincerely, that...

OK, in that spirit, I will say, sincerely, that your logic around the angular movement of the cage speaks to something I hadnít thought of. Since there is no guarantee that something not thought of...
10-06-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By mrblue

Hi Bill! The tire is a Vittoria Rubino Pro G+...

Hi Bill!
The tire is a Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0. My weight is ~130. My favorite food is Spanish or Brazilian. My eyes are brown and my mom says I have a smile to die for. I grew up on the Atlantic...
10-05-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,039
Posted By royphotog

Tire replaced, and here is a look at the inside...

Tire replaced, and here is a look at the inside of the tire and the threads that are torn. ...
09-26-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 161,441
Posted By wrightstuff

This is the 1992 790 I've been rambling on about....

This is the 1992 790 I've been rambling on about. It came almost 100% stock from what I can tell. These images were taken after a good shine up and removing some things off of the frame like fenders,...
09-24-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 284,042
Posted By travbikeman

It's really nice riding from Shepherdstown east...

It's really nice riding from Shepherdstown east towards DC, very similar to other rails to trails. Riding west of Shepherdstown, that has not yet been converted to the new stones. It's still the...
09-24-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By Dfrost

Those are narrow rims for those fatter tires, not...

Those are narrow rims for those fatter tires, not unsafe, just narrow.

Many of the Panaracer-branded tires (Pasela, Gravelking, T-Serv) in my experience seem to run a little small in width,...
09-24-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 284,042
Posted By travbikeman

Had installed my Thompson seatpost and my new...

Had installed my Thompson seatpost and my new saddle. Was shipped a gel saddle by mistake rather than the regular SMP saddle. Was hesitant at first since I've had not such great experiences with gel...
09-21-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,006
Posted By gugie

Wonderful trip on your own, but with the wealth...

Wonderful trip on your own, but with the wealth of knowledge, both local and general on this site, consider announcing your trip here before you leave. You'll be amazed at how many local riders will...
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