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07-02-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,989
Posted By Metieval

Comparing apples to apples in the name of Truth,...

Comparing apples to apples in the name of Truth, we are going to put the same motor on both bikes for a realistic comparison, Yes?

and that is my definition of ethics and integrity. ;)
06-30-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By Metieval

When I test rode the giant Revolt advanced I was...

When I test rode the giant Revolt advanced I was able to hit some rumble strips on the side of the road.

It was so impressive, I turned around and hit them again like 10 different times. ...
06-30-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,748
Posted By Metieval

all the people on Amazon talking about how their...

all the people on Amazon talking about how their brand new SPD SL cleats are falling apart and breaking.

I bought mine at the local bike shop, and I have beat the heck out of them. Not broken!...
06-30-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By Metieval

Edit: Apparently I have the old style that has...

Edit: Apparently I have the old style that has been discontinued, and I have no Experience with the new Polar bottles. So take my original comment below with a huge grain of salt! Also see post #17...
06-30-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Metieval

LOL Good Catch, I was thinking Highball. I have...

LOL Good Catch, I was thinking Highball. I have no Idea why I typed Tallboy. I'll go edit that! At least I didn't type ballboy rofl


I actually like the idea of a cuthroat, but then that...
06-30-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 602
Posted By Metieval

Nothing wrong with Freewheeling them! BTW i...

Nothing wrong with Freewheeling them!

BTW i think a 46/16 is a harder spin than a 48/17, its been too long since I looked at the ratios. I rode them all starting with 48/17 then 48/16
48/16 was...
06-30-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,334
Posted By Metieval

Easy answer is "sometimes" As I sometimes...

Easy answer is "sometimes"

As I sometimes ride in normal shoes, sometimes SPD, sometimes SPD -SL, sometimes I am on a hybrid, sometimes a roadbike, sometimes gravel bike, sometimes a MTB (the MTB...
06-29-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,181
Posted By Metieval

A few of my friends stop and take pictures, I...

A few of my friends stop and take pictures, I started doing that and well I realized just how much I missed by never stopping. No Foul in stopping for a drink or for picture taking. Or just to...
06-28-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 964
Posted By Metieval

a nude beach in person is not the same as a nude...

a nude beach in person is not the same as a nude beach on a google search!

in person it's more like a Beached whale club gathering......
06-28-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,393
Posted By Metieval

I get more Grrrr if they don't 2 wheel salute on...

I get more Grrrr if they don't 2 wheel salute on the pass!

then again if they want to pass at a respectable speed, Speed limit generally being 55, while I am doing 20 it's cool.

It stands to...
06-27-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,181
Posted By Metieval

I'll drop $50 on a cage, but Not that design....

I'll drop $50 on a cage, but Not that design. Maybe for the road, but for anything else I don't trust the weight of 24 ounce bottle bouncing on that little tiny tab!
06-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,989
Posted By Metieval

a $5,000 bicycle with a Casual cyclist on it is ...

a $5,000 bicycle with a Casual cyclist on it is

= to

playing a 64 bit (or less) mp3 on a $5,000 audio equipment

Send him that... ;)
06-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,360
Posted By Metieval

Fact, I don't wear a mask. If people are...

Fact, I don't wear a mask.
If people are concerned then they can stay 6' or more away from me. That's on them, not me.
06-21-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,360
Posted By Metieval

Respect? then why not ride multiple laps around...

Respect? then why not ride multiple laps around home where you can refill without adding to the body count in stores. mask or no mask, other than personal reasons, I have not heard of a valdid...
06-20-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Metieval

I found out with having both, that well being...

I found out with having both, that well being HOT is OKAY!
06-19-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Metieval

no my claim Is based on first person info. ...

no my claim Is based on first person info.

Your claim that because it isn't in the news, thus it don't happen is absurd.
06-18-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Metieval

chigger bites itch, Lyme disease kills, or flat...

chigger bites itch, Lyme disease kills, or flat out ruins lives.

I'd take precaution, and want neither!
06-17-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Metieval

I have not seen a tick on me or gotten a mosquito...

I have not seen a tick on me or gotten a mosquito or fly bite wearing it. I have not sprayed a dog with it.
And it smells good too! cedar!! nice!
06-17-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Metieval

Cedarcide ...

Cedarcide

https://www.cedarcide.com/product/cedarcide-original-kit/
06-17-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 523
Posted By Metieval

I'd look at gravel bikes, ride a 28-32c road race...

I'd look at gravel bikes, ride a 28-32c road race tire size all year then change it out for a beefier tire for 2 weeks of touring.

Giant Revolt Advanced,
Niner RLT 9 Aluminum carbon or steel...
06-16-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,075
Posted By Metieval

the 520 compared to the 500 has a FAIL battery...

the 520 compared to the 500 has a FAIL battery life!

and Garmin really skimps on memory, I am sure it is intentional.

I used the Turn by Turn bread crumbs once on the 520, and I'll never do it...
06-16-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,075
Posted By Metieval

Since Covid19 I don't use my phone or my garmin...

Since Covid19 I don't use my phone or my garmin 520.

people just don't need to know where I am, where I am going, and where I've been.
06-15-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Metieval

a 42c resolute is a nice tire if your not riding...

a 42c resolute is a nice tire if your not riding on sharp gravel or picking up broken glass commuting. Just throwing that out there for your singletrack mostly gravel rides... Tires like the 700x45...
06-15-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 662
Posted By Metieval

helmets!! I keep smashing them.. but I ...

helmets!!

I keep smashing them.. but I bought an identical one to see if it would last longer than the first one :p
06-15-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 796
Posted By Metieval

I am traveling this summer, I am glad most of...

I am traveling this summer, I am glad most of ya'll are staying home. :D :D:D :D
Best gift ever!
06-15-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 796
Posted By Metieval

Glad to see the easy offended have not left me...

Glad to see the easy offended have not left me hanging in this thread. LOL

At least we know If choosing the pampered vacation you most likely won't be around any buttercup snowflakes melting.
06-14-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,393
Posted By Metieval

This is a huge reason I started wrenching on my...

This is a huge reason I started wrenching on my own bicycles. If something squeaks you don't tighten it more, you pull it part clean it, lube it and put it back together.

I am sure that the bike...
06-12-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,393
Posted By Metieval

I love aluminum, just not the way they are...

I love aluminum, just not the way they are designed now. Leaving the Down tube open ended with a raw edge at the BB... is a huge no for me.

Hydroforming AL, is so awesome, and then.. frame makers...
06-10-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Metieval

I am a bit over 5'8" and I fit the 53 niner well....

I am a bit over 5'8" and I fit the 53 niner well. however the RLT Steel has a higher stand over and I rub slightly than the RLT 9 RDO. just 1 more reason I went with the RDO. and IF I ever do...
06-09-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Metieval

I guess the big thing would be 'How' do you want...

I guess the big thing would be 'How' do you want to ride it?

I test ride the Niner RDO, and the Niner steel. Both were fun, but!!!! the RDO felt like it had more instant gratification from the...
06-09-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,378
Posted By Metieval

Same Caffeine is a drug, in my opinion. I'd...

Same

Caffeine is a drug, in my opinion. I'd much rather supplement and support digestion, metabolism, including the aiding of transportation and the break down of fats via amino acids.

C,D3 & K...
06-05-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,684
Posted By Metieval

I found a voice to cause people to jump. Where as...

I found a voice to cause people to jump. Where as a bell ding rarely does.

My Go to, is Ring it at a greater distance that should be hear able and give them time to react. and If they don't turn...
05-30-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,106
Posted By Metieval

If you rage on a bike you'll rage in a car too......

If you rage on a bike you'll rage in a car too... please don't drive!
05-26-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,027
Posted By Metieval

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on...

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on ice hurts a lot less. Cause half your momentum just goes into a slide.
05-25-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,176
Posted By Metieval

he didn't!! he brought a Cable Lock into the...

he didn't!!

he brought a Cable Lock into the conversation of a Cable Lock thread.

here is a picture...
05-23-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,136
Posted By Metieval

I have been, its a soy laced lattes lovers heaven.

I have been, its a soy laced lattes lovers heaven.
05-19-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,018
Posted By Metieval

I am willing to pay more for imports if it means...

I am willing to pay more for imports if it means more jobs for Americans! Except wheels, I can buy 3 sets of Light bicycle wheels for the same price as a set of zipps.

I'd also glady pay the...
05-11-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By Metieval

I Like the SKS Fenders!

I Like the SKS Fenders!
03-13-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,899
Posted By Metieval

for that Kind of money I'd start looking at a...

for that Kind of money I'd start looking at a Niner RLT 853 frame to build with an Eccentric BB

however, if you want fatties on a SS, Say 650x48 Switchback Hill... The salsa is tempting.
03-13-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 28,710
Posted By Metieval

Our neighborhood banned the virus and made common...

Our neighborhood banned the virus and made common sense laws against it.

We will continue to live and ride bicycles as normal.
01-19-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,450
Posted By Metieval

My observation on the thread so far.... ...

My observation on the thread so far....


OP: I like my CX bike, but it's kinda heavy


guy that rides heavy bikes : what don't you like about it , is it twitchy?


OP: It's kinda heavy!
01-09-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,377
Posted By Metieval

I am afraid to ask if that has a dropper....

I am afraid to ask if that has a dropper....
12-28-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,131
Posted By Metieval

so we are told...... or maybe Peloton gave...

so we are told......

or maybe Peloton gave them a bike for the Publicity.
Win/Win Peloton gets more publicity, and the actor gets exposure.
12-21-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,165
Posted By Metieval

I had forgotten how Crappy SRAM chains are. I...

I had forgotten how Crappy SRAM chains are. I bought a used bike with SRAM, I then bought a new SRAM cassette and chain.


Oh how I wished I had just swapped it to Shimano 1x!!!!
12-15-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,290
Posted By Metieval

this cuts me deeply. haha truth be told my...

this cuts me deeply. haha

truth be told my jacket has a hole, both bar mits have holes, both shoe covers have holes, half my shoe buckle is gone but still functions.

better than tattoos from...
12-07-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,395
Posted By Metieval

Today is international bike shop day. So...

Today is international bike shop day.

So feel free to visit your LBS
12-07-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Metieval

I happen to like riding in the dark though. ...

I happen to like riding in the dark though.

I won a 1600 lumen serfas light though. that was a game changer
12-05-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,290
Posted By Metieval

I only wear a helmet to shut people up. my...

I only wear a helmet to shut people up.

my old one does that just fine...... :D
12-03-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,098
Posted By Metieval

did you run out of enough safe space? or...

did you run out of enough safe space? or something...
12-01-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,167
Posted By Metieval

^ I agree I think the First step in protection...

^ I agree
I think the First step in protection is to see how well a shop communicates.
This thread and the replies are a prime example of where shops fail! Find a shop that genuinely listens to...
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