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06-17-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By phobus

Agreed that tires would be the first place I...

Agreed that tires would be the first place I would look. I have no firsthand experience with the Knard but it seems like a heavy tire. There are plenty of modern alternatives that should be lighter,...
06-15-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By phobus

I haven't seen any. Out of curiosity, why are you...

I haven't seen any. Out of curiosity, why are you looking? Is there, in your experience, something to the claim that skinnier bars/stems are noticably more compliant?
06-05-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 187,270
Posted By phobus

Have: All-City Nature Boy canti frame/fork, 52cm....

Have: All-City Nature Boy canti frame/fork, 52cm. Lime green/white colorway.
Want: same in 55cm, not picky on color.
05-14-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By phobus

Nitto x Crust Shaka bar: 26.0 clamp, a little...

Nitto x Crust Shaka bar: 26.0 clamp, a little flare, shallow drop, wide as hell.

https://www.crustbikes.com/products/26-0-nitto-x-crust-shaka-bar/
05-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,771
Posted By phobus

Nice! I was keeping an eye on these before I...

Nice! I was keeping an eye on these before I picked up my Nature Boy. I don't love the color/graphics on these but the frame seems like a really good deal.
05-05-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 132,009
Posted By phobus

I've been enjoying the mixes Fatboy Slim has been...

I've been enjoying the mixes Fatboy Slim has been putting up these last few weeks. Kind of all over the place, genre-wise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl5BjSWhC0A
04-21-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 529,696
Posted By phobus

I haven't used them myself, but these ...

I haven't used them myself, but these (https://www.theblackbibs.com/)get some really good reviews. The basic model is $40.
04-20-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 529,696
Posted By phobus

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I haven't ridden for more than 20 minutes at a time in forever. Only riding around...
04-20-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,174
Posted By phobus

SSCX? Over. Tracklocross? So 2019. 2020 is the...

SSCX? Over. Tracklocross? So 2019. 2020 is the year of brakeless indoor tracklogravel. Do try to keep up.
04-13-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By phobus

40mm BB drop? That's... something.

40mm BB drop? That's... something.
04-07-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,106
Posted By phobus

Love the color scheme on that frame.

Love the color scheme on that frame.
03-30-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By phobus

SRAM just makes one GXP bottom bracket, I think....

SRAM just makes one GXP bottom bracket, I think. The crank doesn't need a dust cap since the spindle is hollow. Just the self-extracting bolt on the non-drive side.

For your stem, anything for a...
03-15-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,106
Posted By phobus

We're temporal distancing in here.

We're temporal distancing in here.
03-03-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 31,865
Posted By phobus

Yeah, it's a Nature Boy. That makes three canti...

Yeah, it's a Nature Boy. That makes three canti bikes for me now, it's #savetherimbrake (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=savetherimbrake) headquarters over here.
03-02-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 31,865
Posted By phobus

No idea. I think this was one of the first...

No idea. I think this was one of the first colors, 2011/2012ish?

This one's a 52cm, and I'd really like to swap it for a 55.. if anyone knows of one for sale.
03-02-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 31,865
Posted By phobus

Thanks - the tires are Clement Xplor USH, 700x35....

Thanks - the tires are Clement Xplor USH, 700x35. They came with the bike and seem pretty good. The smooth center section throws up a lot less sand/rocks compared to the Gravelking SKs on my geared...
03-01-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 31,865
Posted By phobus

First real ride on the new sled today. ...

First real ride on the new sled today.
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02-28-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By phobus

No way. I pick. ...

No way. I pick.

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02-20-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By phobus

That's a neat trick. The last time I installed a...

That's a neat trick. The last time I installed a crown race, I happened to have a spare length of aluminum tubing (for hanging clothes in a closet) that fit perfectly, so that's my new crown race...
02-19-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,825
Posted By phobus

If the Kilo TT is a Steamroller copy, this is...

If the Kilo TT is a Steamroller copy, this is just a Nature Boy copy but with fork zits to make it an easy target for bicyclepubes.
02-17-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By phobus

Number of teeth make no difference in this...

Number of teeth make no difference in this application, so you can just use whatever gets you to the gear ratio you want. You'll need a special tool to remove the freewheel (assuming your bike uses a...
02-12-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By phobus

Sure, any old chain will work (well, assuming it...

Sure, any old chain will work (well, assuming it fits over whatever cog you're wrapping it around).
01-30-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 529,696
Posted By phobus

Not exactly today, but a few days ago, I bought...

Not exactly today, but a few days ago, I bought some super filthy Paul brakes with an equally dirty All-City Nature Boy attached to them.
12-21-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,211,619
Posted By phobus

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x935/d1m_1333_bf3b97aae8b2c604e831ef2e3dc348e4582223a2.jpg

1938 Bates ‘Volante’ Track Bicycle...
10-11-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24,523
Views: 2,062,981
Posted By phobus

What was your minimum cadence? Going from...

What was your minimum cadence?

Going from 45x16 to 45x15 would drop your max cadence by almost 10rpm for the same speed. Putting on a 17T would move you in the opposite direction from what you...
10-07-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,464
Posted By phobus

Lol. <---

Lol.


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10-03-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,790
Posted By phobus

I think bmwjoe's right. Check that the tube is...

I think bmwjoe's right. Check that the tube is not pinched between the tire and rim. Also inspect the tire to make sure it's not bulging or cut.

When you're installing the tube and tire, it helps...
09-25-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,074
Posted By phobus

Yeah but how will they look in thirteen years?

Yeah but how will they look in thirteen years?
08-19-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,873
Posted By phobus

A flat bar is probably easiest to shove between...

A flat bar is probably easiest to shove between the spokes.
08-19-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 84,099
Posted By phobus

I read in the news today that cross is coming.

I read in the news today that cross is coming.
08-08-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,090
Posted By phobus

There's a set of B43s sitting right behind me...

There's a set of B43s sitting right behind me right now, so they literally haunt me. :lol:
08-08-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,878
Posted By phobus

Call me trendy but I'm all about the flared...

Call me trendy but I'm all about the flared compact drops these days. Even on the road, just a little 6 degrees or so is nice.

I do think it's cool that Soma makes their bar in a 26.0mm version.
08-08-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,501
Posted By phobus

One tire you might want to consider that I...

One tire you might want to consider that I haven't seen mentioned yet: the Soma Supple Vitesse. It comes in two versions, SL (Superlight) and EX (Extra Wear). The EX doesn't weigh much more, and...
08-07-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,878
Posted By phobus

+eleventy brazilian Hoods are 90% of the...

+eleventy brazilian

Hoods are 90% of the reason to run drop bars in the first place, IMO (unless you're racing and in the drops 100% of the time)
08-07-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,601
Posted By phobus

King Cage. Tubular stainless steel means you can...

King Cage. Tubular stainless steel means you can spread the cage apart or squeeze it together to adjust the grip, but I can tell you that my Iris cages are crazy tight out of the box.
07-31-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24,523
Views: 2,062,981
Posted By phobus

Ding. We had a day of crazy wind in January....

Ding.

We had a day of crazy wind in January. I went out for a ride around lunch time and was spinning out on the flat. Never done that before. I set a personal best on a short uphill segment of...
07-30-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By phobus

Let me know what you find. I've been casually...

Let me know what you find. I've been casually planning a route and would like to make use of the trail if possible, too.
07-29-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24,523
Views: 2,062,981
Posted By phobus

Oh, cool! I think that's just the reptile way,...

Oh, cool! I think that's just the reptile way, honestly. Even alligators are essentially super lazy.



Yeah, south Florida's in a tough situation as it has a unique environment which just...
07-29-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By phobus

Maybe. Here are some things you'll need to figure...

Maybe. Here are some things you'll need to figure out:
- The wheels should fit, but if the originals were 27", your brakes may not reach.
- Track hubs are 120mm wide, measured between the outside...
07-29-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24,523
Views: 2,062,981
Posted By phobus

Does she have a place to keep that iguana when it...

Does she have a place to keep that iguana when it reaches full size? They're out of control down here, from people releasing them into the wild when they don't want to care for them anymore. The fish...
07-26-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,530
Posted By phobus

If you're really going to be racing in fixed gear...

If you're really going to be racing in fixed gear crits, get a cheap Dolan or something so when you crash and ruin the frame it's not such a big deal. Only half-joking. ;)
07-26-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24,523
Views: 2,062,981
Posted By phobus

Today I re-aligned the rear triangle on my cross...

Today I re-aligned the rear triangle on my cross bike. I've been trying to figure out a weird tire clearance issue since I bought it, and finally some things clicked in my head after doing some...
07-26-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By phobus

The National Forest Service has an interactive...

The National Forest Service has an interactive map:

https://www.fs.fed.us/ivm/index.html

You can check out all the trails in the Ocala NF there. Lots of good detail, although you'll probably...
07-25-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,961
Posted By phobus

Don't compare just by the listed sizes, they're...

Don't compare just by the listed sizes, they're like t-shirt sizes. One manufacturer's 55 can fit like another's 57.

Stack and reach are a good place to start instead. That's the vertical and...
07-25-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By phobus

You might want to look at spray.bike...

You might want to look at spray.bike (https://spray.bike/). It's essentially a powdercoat-in-a-can, specifically for painting bikes. I haven't used it myself yet, but from my research, it seems to be...
07-25-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24,523
Views: 2,062,981
Posted By phobus

Come on down! If you wanted to come when the...

Come on down!

If you wanted to come when the weather's actually decent, you could do the Sugarcane 200 (https://www.sugarcane200.com/) in January.
07-23-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By phobus

Sure. They come in a variety of sizes, whether...

Sure. They come in a variety of sizes, whether you want them to or not. :)
07-23-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24,523
Views: 2,062,981
Posted By phobus

We've had a pool for the better part of a year...

We've had a pool for the better part of a year now, and only today did I try something I've been meaning to do - jump in right after a ride. Oh man this is great guys. Maybe I'll actually ride more...
07-21-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,884
Views: 626,464
Posted By phobus

- awesome socks - PDW cages - titanium frame ...

- awesome socks
- PDW cages
- titanium frame

You're doing it right. :)
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