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05-24-19, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I have a 2017 Trek FXS6 which in that model year...

I have a 2017 Trek FXS6 which in that model year was basically a Domane road bike with flat bars. I agree that if you had a properly fitted bike, you would’ve enjoyed it much more. I get a lot of...
05-23-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,508
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I have a rear seat mounted Topeak tool bag with...

I have a rear seat mounted Topeak tool bag with tools and spare tube and CO2 inflator. My front is a 24 Pack rack from Surly with a strong box mounted to it, I can pretty much load it up for long...
05-23-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

SAME ISSUE ! My Super GPS was awesome for a...

SAME ISSUE ! My Super GPS was awesome for a couple years, everything worked fine until I just updated it and now I get no notifications from my iPhone, even though the unit is paired with the phone....
12-29-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

YTook the Surly Ogre out for the final 2018 Tour...

YTook the Surly Ogre out for the final 2018 Tour Dí Beer & Taco ride, 68 miles, stopped many places, ate lots of food and of course a little beer too ! Happy New Year everyone ! Talk to you all next...
11-03-18, 09:44 PM
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Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

The weather down here is finally getting real...

The weather down here is finally getting real nice. Took the Surly out for a wonderful Beer & Taco ride.

https://cyclemeter.com/2bb4c8e65ce6b163/Cycle-20181103-0912-30056
10-23-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,262
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Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Yup, Harbor Frieght strong box mounted to a Surly...

Yup, Harbor Frieght strong box mounted to a Surly 24 Pack Rack, used ďLĒ frame brackets from Home Depot and drilled holes for nylon locking nuts and bolts. I did this almost a year ago and still...
10-03-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I’m going to guess around 28 pounds ? The medium...

I’m going to guess around 28 pounds ? The medium is 26.5 pounds, I understand wanting to know the weight, but anything over 25 pounds is a heavy bike and I doubt you would notice a difference -/+ a...
09-08-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

The heat is getting a little better here in...

The heat is getting a little better here in Florida, did a nice 49 today on the Surly. I always look forward to riding my Surly on Saturday, it’s such a fun bike to ride.
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08-19-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Trek is already discounting most 2018 bikes...

Trek is already discounting most 2018 bikes anywhere from $50 to $200, but that doesn’t stop you from asking for a bigger discount on last years model. Last year I got almost $500 off my new (2 year...
08-18-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Itís been so hot this summer, and doing a Beer &...

Itís been so hot this summer, and doing a Beer & Taco ride has been tough. Though I finally planned a nice +40 ride today https://cyclemeter.com/2bb4c8e65ce6b163/Cycle-20180818-1023-99345 with the...
08-17-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 23,985
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Wow, looks like you really need to adjust your...

Wow, looks like you really need to adjust your seat. :)
07-28-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Mmmmmm clean bike, chain and cassette. Something...

Mmmmmm clean bike, chain and cassette. Something about tearing a bike down and cleaning it. Almost 4500 miles on the chain and cassette too !
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07-28-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,760
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

:thumb: Thanks ! Though the thanks needs go...

:thumb:

Thanks ! Though the thanks needs go to Mark at Davidís Bike World. :thumb: He was able to use one piece on each side, double and triple wrapped gives it a very comfortable grip. He is...
07-27-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,779
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I wasn’t saying “all” car manufacturers make...

I wasn’t saying “all” car manufacturers make their newer models better, but most do. I’ve bought new Honda’s for the last 30 years, an example was my 03 Civic Si. The car came with 15 inch wheels,...
07-27-18, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,779
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Trek down graded the FXS6 for 2018 and kept the...

Trek down graded the FXS6 for 2018 and kept the price the same, it seems that unlike car manufacturers, some bicycle companies come out the first year with great bikes then dial some of the models...
07-25-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,760
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I think you will like it, itís more of a touring...

I think you will like it, itís more of a touring type bar, so it doesnít do well under power/climbs, but if youíre looking for more power out of it, you could always shorten it. I know that doesnít...
07-25-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,760
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I like it a lot, it’s a very versatile bar, it is...

I like it a lot, it’s a very versatile bar, it is a bit wide, so it takes a bit of getting use to, though you can always cut it, and I suggest getting it taped like I did. How is it working out for...
06-07-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,837
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I rode my Fuji Crosstown and my Surly Ogre over...

I rode my Fuji Crosstown and my Surly Ogre over 100 miles a few times and they both weigh north of 30 pounds. Just depends on the rider and the route, I could do almost 80 on the MUP and the rest...
06-07-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I remove every sticker on my bikes that can come...

I remove every sticker on my bikes that can come off, especially the ones on the wheels, like hokiefyd said, most are under the clear coat and you can't remove them. Though I think leaving the brand...
06-07-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,734
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I will say it ! :) All the road bike guys I've...

I will say it ! :) All the road bike guys I've met are all about time and distance, most are pretty cool about it though, it's just what they're into, and that's fine. (Its the road bikers that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-18, 09:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,721
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Should have bought a 2017 FXS6, you wouldíve been...

Should have bought a 2017 FXS6, you wouldíve been half way there.
05-18-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,926
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Where you been man ? Did you get tired of making...

Where you been man ? Did you get tired of making that S6 badass, and move on or what ?
05-18-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Thank you. I wasnít a big fan of it at first, but...

Thank you. I wasnít a big fan of it at first, but it quickly grew on me. Funny when I bought it, the LBS kept saying it was ďTarnish GreyĒ, and I thought that was a weird name for a paint color, but...
05-18-18, 04:46 PM
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Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Finally got to give the Ogre a real good going...

Finally got to give the Ogre a real good going over, tore it all down, hosed down the frame, cleaned and lubed the wheel(s), and cleaned the brakes,chain and gears. It all ready for a epic Beer &...
05-17-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,666
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Nothing wrong with the Fuji either, I had one for...

Nothing wrong with the Fuji either, I had one for quite a while, and they are just as good/better than the Giant, Trek, MB, etc, but for some reason they don't get the love here as the other "big...
05-05-18, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,387
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

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05-05-18, 08:24 PM
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Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Oh yeah, today is for sure Beer & Taco Day ! 57...

Oh yeah, today is for sure Beer & Taco Day ! 57 miles. Way to many Coronas and just enough Tacos, what a great day !

Cyclemeter - Cycle - May 5, 2018 at 9:33 AM...
04-29-18, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,387
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

They’re both nice bikes, so either choice will be...

They’re both nice bikes, so either choice will be a good one, my take is that FXS4 has a better group set and a ridged carbon fork, and is more set up like a road bike. The Cannondale has a “lefty”...
04-29-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

The rear tire is almost smooth after 4000 miles,...

The rear tire is almost smooth after 4000 miles, they held up pretty well, and no flats ! I decided to go with lighter tires to shed some weigh since itís now just my daily fitness bike. I couldnít...
04-28-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Some of you may know that my Trek FXS6 kinda...

Some of you may know that my Trek FXS6 kinda turned into a Domane S with flat bars, not sure if it is a “hybrid” ? Now it may not be even so. I swapped out the 700/28 Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires...
04-27-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Those are some beautiful pics, looks like a nice...

Those are some beautiful pics, looks like a nice area and quite to ride too. Though itís a little to rural for me, I cannot be more than a few miles from a Taco stand. :)
04-11-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

2017 Trek FXS6 comes with 25s, and I put 28s on...

2017 Trek FXS6 comes with 25s, and I put 28s on mine.
03-26-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,019
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Sharks teeth and fish hooks are Florida’s...

Sharks teeth and fish hooks are Florida’s favorite bike tire destroyers :)

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03-26-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,262
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Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

OUCH ! At least all your injuries were below the...

OUCH ! At least all your injuries were below the waist, and your melon was unharmed. Hoping you have a quick recovery and get back on the bike soon. :)
03-26-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 23,985
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Glad you found what you want, that electronic...

Glad you found what you want, that electronic shift is pretty nice !
03-24-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I finally decided to do it, got me a Brooks...

I finally decided to do it, got me a Brooks saddle, we will see......

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03-23-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

A couple of people I ride with on Saturday have...

A couple of people I ride with on Saturday have them on their beaters, and you’re right, for less than $20 you can’t go wrong. Though they both have complained that they lose signals from the...
03-22-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,178
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Just my 2 cents on the ISO Grips: they’re no...

Just my 2 cents on the ISO Grips: they’re no better or worse than any decent “wing” handle grip. My biggest complaint with the ISO Grips is that they’re proprietary to the ISO bar, so if you don’t...
03-22-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Actually it was someone else with a Surly that...

Actually it was someone else with a Surly that said how hard it was to shift with the clutch on, I had commented on the thread because I just bought my XT derailleur and was a little concerned...
03-21-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I didnít notice any difference in shifting on the...

I didnít notice any difference in shifting on the new Ultegra compared to the old one, chain slap isnít a big issue on road type bikes so they really donít need a clutch. Though there was a big...
03-20-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 365,563
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Nice ! :thumb: Itís kinda sad to think that...

Nice ! :thumb:

Itís kinda sad to think that 2008 bike is getting old. :lol:
03-20-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 23,985
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I got my FXS6 back in July 2017, so it was...

I got my FXS6 back in July 2017, so it was obviously a 2017 model, Iím guessing you mustíve bought a 2018 ? The reason I ask is because the 2017 model is basically a Domane S with flat bars, and the...
03-20-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

I really love my FXS6 but I was never happy with...

I really love my FXS6 but I was never happy with the way the derailleur stuck out from the chain stay of the bike. Shimano has the Shadow Derailleurs for the MTBs but just recently came out with the...
03-18-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Very nice job, I love to see improvement...

Very nice job, I love to see improvement modifications to a existing component, not only did you improve it, but you also get the satisfaction of making a unique component that fits you.
03-17-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Good day ! Tacos & Beer day ! Forgot to take a...

Good day ! Tacos & Beer day ! Forgot to take a pic of the tacos lol

49.1 miles :)

Cyclemeter - Cycle - Mar 17, 2018 at 9:49 AM (http://cyclemeter.com/2bb4c8e65ce6b163/Cycle-20180317-0949)
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03-17-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 444,233
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

SHINE you all ! ...

SHINE you all !

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Treasure Island bridge open, not bad
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03-15-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Foot placement is very important, and toe clips...

Foot placement is very important, and toe clips help a lot, what kind did you get ?

Have you thought about using "clipless" pedals and shoes ? I prefer them over the toe clips mainly because your...
03-14-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,414
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

The seatpost is so high, I would be concerned...

The seatpost is so high, I would be concerned that the seatpost is past itís max height. In other words, make sure thereís still enough seatpost in the frame to support the seat, itís up so high it...
03-14-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,348
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

LOL, I never carry beer in it ;) Obviously no...

LOL, I never carry beer in it ;) Obviously no open drink is going to be okay on bumpy dirt trails, but I never leave the pavement and I run 40psi in my Schwalbe Big Apple 2.3 tires, so any paved...
03-14-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By Scooty Puff Jr

Trek, Giant, Specialized will not sell a bike in...

Trek, Giant, Specialized will not sell a bike in un-assembled, it’s about quality control, and that’s just their policy. Nothing really more than that. :)
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