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05-30-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 68,076
Posted By qclabrat

They are pretty wide, have even used 48mm tires. ...

They are pretty wide, have even used 48mm tires. Though currently have 42mm Vittorias now. I'll try to measure tomorrow
05-30-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By qclabrat

Never heard of Chasertech, but I've had the...

Never heard of Chasertech, but I've had the Woodman Disco system for many years. It works fine but v-brakes on the rear has been fine when I have a disc fork on front. That's the way I'm currently...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-30-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By qclabrat

Trying out greenhouse tape for tubeless

Was using multiple layers of the gorilla clear repair tape for 80mm wide rims. Running out so was planning to order more for my new 27.5 setup when I came across greenhouse repair tape with is also...
05-30-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 68,076
Posted By qclabrat

I got these TRP miniVs after reading about them...

I got these TRP miniVs after reading about them on a bike touring forum somewhere. Too lazy to pull down the bike at the moment, but here's the fork. The pivot positions are pretty spot on. Like...
05-30-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By qclabrat

About 10 years ago I jumped from 26rs to 29rs...

About 10 years ago I jumped from 26rs to 29rs when the geometries had you riding like unicycles high up. Though when 27.5rs came out they didn't feel much different from the 26rs so they never...
05-29-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By qclabrat

Might be hard in covid days. But a bikefit might...

Might be hard in covid days. But a bikefit might be your solution. ConsulT a lbs and order from them
05-29-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By qclabrat

Keep at this Dave, everything difficult has its...

Keep at this Dave, everything difficult has its rewards
05-29-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By qclabrat

Buy some tubeless tires now, why have another set...

Buy some tubeless tires now, why have another set which you don't want? Maxxis Recon and Continental x-king are good next options
05-27-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By qclabrat

I think you need 10 posts to be able to insert...

I think you need 10 posts to be able to insert pictures, Never even heard of your bike here in the US.
Write an intro about yourself, pets, and favorite book, you'll get to 10 before you know it...
05-27-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By qclabrat

is that considered a defect? I have an old Kenda...

is that considered a defect? I have an old Kenda beaded 29r I'm going to try tonight
And I won't forget to share...
05-27-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By qclabrat

same refund, but odd that they didn't fix the...

same refund, but odd that they didn't fix the price on the link
thanks for the short excitement for all who played along, back to building my fatbike wheels....
05-27-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By qclabrat

look back in articles from the 80s, the same was...

look back in articles from the 80s, the same was said about aluminum frames vs steel....
05-26-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 68,076
Posted By qclabrat

Calvin Jones does awesome diy demos. I switched...

Calvin Jones does awesome diy demos.
I switched to mini-v brakes on my touring bike. With 21st century braking tech and power, I just couldn't get used to canti brakes anymore.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-26-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By qclabrat

That was for 30 lbs option. To go 25, you're...

That was for 30 lbs option. To go 25, you're looking at carbon. Decent fat wheels are starting at 1k. Btw, it's a fat bike, if you don't race 30 is just fine. It gets expensive dropping each pound...
05-26-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By qclabrat

Dual MT520 ...

Dual MT520
https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-gear/review-shimano-mt520-brakes-are-an-affordable-choice-for-enduro/
05-26-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By qclabrat

good looking bike, the red color with orange...

good looking bike, the red color with orange lettering is a nice look.
Get some orange or red decals on the fork to make it look even better
05-26-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By qclabrat

Which Maxxis tires are they, never happened to me...

Which Maxxis tires are they, never happened to me before. Next time put some cotton balls in you tool kit to check for thorns.
05-26-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By qclabrat

Have you received any communications from the...

Have you received any communications from the merchant? I haven't and just sent a message to them from their website. If I don't hear back by end of week, I'll likely contest the charge with PP.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-26-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By qclabrat

Light, Quality, Cheap... pick two as they say. ...

Light, Quality, Cheap... pick two as they say.
Your best choice is to pick up a used Fatboy or Farley in aluminum. Wheels will make the biggest weight difference and most expensive as well..
05-24-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By qclabrat

Get better shoes with thicker and stickier soles...

Get better shoes with thicker and stickier soles like 510s. Also practice weighting the pedals. Easiest way to do this is to take your weight off the saddle. Use the dropper if you have one. And...
05-23-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By qclabrat

That bike looks very small, we're the same height...

That bike looks very small, we're the same height and I'd never fit a small frame
05-22-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By qclabrat

helping with the ten limit replies... Strip the...

helping with the ten limit replies...
Strip the bike down and rebuild if you want experience.
Don't need to go nuts and take apart everything, but the bottom bracket, hubs and headset could...
05-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By qclabrat

how are your tires? and brakes, those are the two...

how are your tires? and brakes, those are the two I suggest first. The fork may be serviceable, I haven't check which on it is. But old fork are often not worth the effort.
05-22-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By qclabrat

hey I've invested time to post here, how about a...

hey I've invested time to post here, how about a picture of the Canyon? everyone likes porn... lol
05-22-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By qclabrat

If you can get a bike with at least 10 spd, drop...

If you can get a bike with at least 10 spd, drop the front derailleur, switch in a narrow wide front chainring and upgrade to a wider cassette.
I'd definitely go the used route, he'll outgrow the...
05-22-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By qclabrat

Good video, how were you able to find empty...

Good video, how were you able to find empty trails in the city? Talking about features, I'm wanting to drive up to Jungle Habitat this weekend
05-21-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By qclabrat

also look at BMX options for ankle support, they...

also look at BMX options for ankle support, they may be more comfortable given that pedaling is usually needed
05-21-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By qclabrat

I hear you, stuck at home monitoring till...

I hear you, stuck at home monitoring till baseball restarts...
I found it odd that they mention choice of either dropout but prior to check out not able to choose. Also there were wheels going for...
05-21-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By qclabrat

I usually do but with poor multi tasking, closed...

I usually do but with poor multi tasking, closed the window in error before jotting it down. It was $100 with no shipping charge so I'm still a bit skeptical
Time will tell, I'll update along the...
05-21-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By qclabrat

okay, I gave it a shot, I have lots of extra...

okay, I gave it a shot, I have lots of extra parts laying around and won't even need to buy anything else. I used Paypal so they'll watch out for me. Oddly there is no email confirming my order...
05-21-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By qclabrat

link looks dead, I'm thinking this was a bogus...

link looks dead, I'm thinking this was a bogus site
Hope no one here got scammed
I don't think CSC was selling direct and was a Aliexpress merchant
05-21-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By qclabrat

Healeymr I'm assuming you have a QR fork as...

Healeymr
I'm assuming you have a QR fork as well.
100mm is the space between the dropouts on the forks, so 130mm for the QR axle length is right to include the extra length needed for the nutted...
05-21-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By qclabrat

buy the deore or SLX they don't get much better...

buy the deore or SLX they don't get much better for the price and ease of maintenance
05-21-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By qclabrat

Awesome scout project. I'm see more pop up by me...

Awesome scout project. I'm see more pop up by me but they are commercial versions made by Park with a pump.
I'm going to show this to a pal of mine who's a scout master. Thanks for sharing
05-21-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By qclabrat

I bought the 50T option a few months back and can...

I bought the 50T option a few months back and can vouch they work well. Almost bought another set but to be honest 10spd meets most of my riding needs.
05-21-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By qclabrat

Lezyne are great if in your budget...

Lezyne are great if in your budget...
05-21-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By qclabrat

I think you made the right choice if you you're...

I think you made the right choice if you you're out riding instead of wishing you were. Hope Canyon comes through with their side, if not. Bad mouth them here. No one likes bad publicity anytime
05-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By qclabrat

Hey John, I can't comment on your medical...

Hey John, I can't comment on your medical condition, but 510s are awesome. I have several pairs of them prior to Adidas buying them out a few years back.
If you need ankle support, have you...
05-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By qclabrat

What's wrong with the bike now? I'd pump up the...

What's wrong with the bike now? I'd pump up the tires and lube the chain then give it a ride around the block if it's capable to see what needs work.
Report back and we'll try to help you. ...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-21-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By qclabrat

Check out Old Man Mountain racks. They have lot...

Check out Old Man Mountain racks. They have lot of adapters which may meet your needs.
05-16-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By qclabrat

Brake pad rubbing? Is it disc or rim brakes

Brake pad rubbing? Is it disc or rim brakes
05-16-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By qclabrat

Not enough info what's the bike brand/model and...

Not enough info
what's the bike brand/model and what's on front now?
what type of riding do you do?
What's wrong with the Kenda tire you have now?
05-14-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By qclabrat

fancy, where was the photoshoot?

fancy, where was the photoshoot?
05-14-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By qclabrat

which bike are you looking at? Stack height on...

which bike are you looking at?
Stack height on a larger frame may not allow you drop down the bars sufficiently and you'll be riding more upright
Now with dropper seat posts you'll want more top...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-14-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By qclabrat

What's the spindle length on the crank and which...

What's the spindle length on the crank and which gearing are you planning to get?
Forum: Fatbikes
05-14-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By qclabrat

I like both, one thing to consider are that fat...

I like both, one thing to consider are that fat forks are really heavy but will smooth out your ride. Even with low pressures, it can't avoid a sometimes bouncy effect as the tires don't have...
05-13-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By qclabrat

What are you looking for, I have a bunch in my...

What are you looking for, I have a bunch in my donation pile. Free if you pay shipping.
05-13-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By qclabrat

Agree with Herrk. You'll never get ahead, that's...

Agree with Herrk. You'll never get ahead, that's how they hook us. The upgrades you've mentioned are moderate, ride another year with what you got then do a big upgrade to boost standards. I...
05-10-20, 08:03 PM
05-08-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By qclabrat

Been tried by myself, it's okay until you need to...

Been tried by myself, it's okay until you need to climb. The bigger diameter up front takes the weight off the front which is no good. Maybe a mullet spec'd bike like the Foes
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