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05-26-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 797
Posted By I.B.Roots

Move to Oregon...and roll on through...

Move to Oregon...and roll on through :commute::commute:No need to stop and that's the law.
Forum: Touring
05-19-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By I.B.Roots

Just for the record, I have a Sutra and added a...

Just for the record, I have a Sutra and added a Tubus Log Evo. Great rack but as mentioned narrow top surface. Mounted using the standard (included) hardware. I had to bend each stay in (2) places...
Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 510
Posted By I.B.Roots

I hope that lone beer is leftover from the...

I hope that lone beer is leftover from the celebration...? If not, you got a ways to go to be BIG like a Texan celebration.

Either way....F'n Happy Birthday, you old, f'n bike stud.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By I.B.Roots

slick!

slick!
Forum: Touring
01-28-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,339
Posted By I.B.Roots

Nyah - I bought a Sutra about 6 months ago. The...

Nyah - I bought a Sutra about 6 months ago. The sizing is off a bit. Normally I would ride a 54cm but Sutras run large so I have a 52 and it fits fine. It's a great bike, you'll be happy.

Others I...
01-23-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,826
Posted By I.B.Roots

..it's ok, we forgive you.. jk I'm rocking...

..it's ok, we forgive you..

jk I'm rocking doubles, triples and I still might walk some.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,401
Posted By I.B.Roots

I'm at 30F..anything lower doesn't interest me...

I'm at 30F..anything lower doesn't interest me regardless of how many layers I wear.
01-21-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By I.B.Roots

Wish I would have thought of that...a few...

Wish I would have thought of that...a few different times :bang:
01-21-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By I.B.Roots

FYI According to their terms; they do not ship.

FYI According to their terms; they do not ship.
01-21-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By I.B.Roots

Worth $50 IMO

Worth $50 IMO
Forum: Touring
12-31-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,640
Posted By I.B.Roots

1. Camp as far away from them as you can, unless...

1. Camp as far away from them as you can, unless they invite you in. Most everyone is there to enjoy nature and its serenity.

2. Most (Forest, NP, BLM, etc) places do not allow for "permanent" man...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,969
Posted By I.B.Roots

I usually air about 10-15% less than what tire...

I usually air about 10-15% less than what tire recommends.
12-26-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By I.B.Roots

Most likely cause...IMHO

Most likely cause...IMHO
12-23-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By I.B.Roots

^works fine ; )

^works fine ; )
Forum: Foo
12-19-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,213
Posted By I.B.Roots

X-mas kicks ass! Happy Holidays :thumb:

X-mas kicks ass!

Happy Holidays :thumb:
12-18-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By I.B.Roots

Not a chance, but I'd ride with them...

Not a chance, but I'd ride with them...
Forum: Touring
12-17-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,713
Posted By I.B.Roots

What have you tried so far?

What have you tried so far?
12-16-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,545
Posted By I.B.Roots

Using Cranes here. Oi could not be adapted to fit...

Using Cranes here. Oi could not be adapted to fit my mounting scenarios.
Replies: 36
Views: 3,229
Posted By I.B.Roots

I'm a Cliff-ster too...all good except when it's...

I'm a Cliff-ster too...all good except when it's cold or I have something like "Gatorade" to drink. If so, I skip the bars as there is a strange reaction between "Gatorade" and bars that prevents...
12-10-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By I.B.Roots

Car-less is a romantic notion but I'd keep a car...

Car-less is a romantic notion but I'd keep a car close by. Heck you might get bored with your new, small town and want to explore far off places someday...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By I.B.Roots

2.8 = plus or "semi-fat".

2.8 = plus or "semi-fat".
12-05-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,960
Posted By I.B.Roots

For rock climbing helmets it used to be suggested...

For rock climbing helmets it used to be suggested to replace every 3-7 years depending on the amount of time spent outside. Supposedly, materials used in helmets begin to breakdown as soon as they...
12-04-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By I.B.Roots

small, compact martial arts nun-chucks that you...

small, compact martial arts nun-chucks that you can take on tour?
Forum: Touring
12-03-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,540
Posted By I.B.Roots

yep

yep
12-03-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,509
Posted By I.B.Roots

Thought I would point out, that usually blowing...

Thought I would point out, that usually blowing on hands has a negative effect after the initial warmth of it. You are basically adding more moisture to your gloves.
11-27-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,844
Posted By I.B.Roots

shout out from central O...snowing since...

shout out from central O...snowing since yesterday afternoon. 5-6" so far....but I feel bad for the folks stuck on the 5 in north Cali. 19 hours and counting....

Hundreds Stranded...
11-25-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,329
Posted By I.B.Roots

50? I thought you had cold temps...we're...

50? I thought you had cold temps...we're expecting -5 this Friday LOL
11-21-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,329
Posted By I.B.Roots

Maybe open a window and/or door to let in that...

Maybe open a window and/or door to let in that cold winter air...
Forum: Touring
11-21-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,029
Posted By I.B.Roots

Was told recently by a bike fitter to break in my...

Was told recently by a bike fitter to break in my B17 with no shorts. But I opted to wear padded shorts knowing it'll take a little longer to break in the saddle. Once it is broken in, I'll ride it...
Forum: Touring
11-21-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,852
Posted By I.B.Roots

Well I got schooled last weekend. Went into one...

Well I got schooled last weekend. Went into one of our many LBS and was professionally fitted; the 90 stem was removed and the original 60 stem was put back on with an extension. Rode 36 miles after...
Forum: BMX
11-20-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,697
Posted By I.B.Roots

I think the question is: When are you too old to...

I think the question is: When are you too old to take the slams?
11-20-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,019
Posted By I.B.Roots

FWIW..growing up with coaster and rim brakes...

FWIW..growing up with coaster and rim brakes causes me to be pleased with my mech brakes. Hydro is better but I don't need "better".
11-07-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By I.B.Roots

For my MTB I have both sets of wheels; 27.5 and...

For my MTB I have both sets of wheels; 27.5 and 29. At first I loved the 27.5 but then I started riding my 29s more and now prefer them. My 27.5s just sit.

Recently bought a gravel bike with 650s...
Forum: Touring
10-29-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,302
Posted By I.B.Roots

Nope, not all. Sweetwater recommends freezing...

Nope, not all. Sweetwater recommends freezing theirs. Been doing it since 1997....without a problem and of course have been down to SA many times...
10-28-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,780
Posted By I.B.Roots

You are smart to be thinking long term. I have...

You are smart to be thinking long term. I have knee overuse problems...when they hurt I stop doing what I am doing (if I can).

Some things I do to avoid being shut down:

Exercises that balance...
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,302
Posted By I.B.Roots

^agreed. Glad you are keeping me honest. I meant...

^agreed. Glad you are keeping me honest. I meant to say I freeze my Sweetwater. My MSR HyperFlow gets flushed with water that has a small amount of bleach in it per their instructions. I don't know...
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,029
Posted By I.B.Roots

Padded shorts unless I'm on a short ride. ...

Padded shorts unless I'm on a short ride.

Sliding around is part fo the fun, isn't it?
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,852
Posted By I.B.Roots

Yeah dealing with dialing in my touring bike too....

Yeah dealing with dialing in my touring bike too. I am using the guidelines, shop advice and then reply on testing it out. Went from a 60 stem to a 90 on Friday. Feels better but I think I need more...
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,992
Posted By I.B.Roots

Nudity...that'll make 'em look....twice!

Nudity...that'll make 'em look....twice!
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,302
Posted By I.B.Roots

Boiling works for sure. To limit bacteria...

Boiling works for sure.

To limit bacteria growth, I flush with clean water, thoroughly dry and then store element in freezer (in a zip lock)...works for long term storage.
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,302
Posted By I.B.Roots

I don't take chances and buy bottled water and/or...

I don't take chances and buy bottled water and/or filter my water. In a hotel, I'll "clog" the drain and pump from the sink basin.
10-28-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,022
Posted By I.B.Roots

Just bought a Salsa Journeyman Sora 650b. Pretty...

Just bought a Salsa Journeyman Sora 650b. Pretty nice, smooth ride. But I'm thinking longer distances so added Moloko bars yesterday. Waiting for the ergon grips to arrive to really get out but took...
10-24-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,853
Posted By I.B.Roots

Who are this dude's [McKinnon's] sponsors? ...

Who are this dude's [McKinnon's] sponsors?

Did an internet search and couldn't find any references...
10-24-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,853
Posted By I.B.Roots

Agreed...shockingly unfair!

Agreed...shockingly unfair!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By I.B.Roots

Hmm....which I knew. I have (2) B17s but my bike...

Hmm....which I knew. I have (2) B17s but my bike shop loves C17s...

I've been thinking about getting a Cambian - keep us posted!
10-23-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By I.B.Roots

Love my 2017! Yours looks gud!!

Love my 2017! Yours looks gud!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-23-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 34,905
Posted By I.B.Roots

R.i.p.

R.i.p.
10-23-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,089
Posted By I.B.Roots

^ I must be quoting my "pants inseam" because I ...

^ I must be quoting my "pants inseam" because I do not know the difference (of a "cycling inseam").
10-23-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,089
Posted By I.B.Roots

I'm 5'8" with 30" inseam. Usually I buy 54cm...

I'm 5'8" with 30" inseam. Usually I buy 54cm frames. Just purchased a Kona in a 52cm because the shop said they run "large".....I am so cramped that I need to get a longer stem.
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By I.B.Roots

It works well but if you're regularly riding in a...

It works well but if you're regularly riding in a damp/wet area, go with synthetic.
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