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Forum: Fatbikes
01-31-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By stormpeakco

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Whether runnin' tubeless or tubed, have you considered supplementing w/ some Stan's? (2750 miles/GDMBR while running...
01-20-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 454
Posted By stormpeakco

__________________________________ +1 Terry...

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Terry fly on the road bike and fatbike (my only mtb that I rode the full length of the GDMBR in 43 days....nearly never use chamois cream or Okale stuff except...
01-19-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,176
Posted By stormpeakco

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I recall, say 10+ years ago, when the 96er was a favored hybrid adopted by some in the fringe and panned by the vast majority....
01-18-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,176
Posted By stormpeakco

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Appears the 29er "re-popularity" may, currently, be a more of a regional phenomenon....spoke with the owner...
01-14-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,176
Posted By stormpeakco

respectfully, disagree

IMO (like many previous posters, I once believed e-bikes were only a gadget for folks who didn't wish to pedal...think scooter).
I'm an avid year round mtb'r-bikepacker (rigid fatbike only), recent...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-06-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By stormpeakco

"Without going to carbon or to any components...

"Without going to carbon or to any components that would be great for an XC race but sketchy for trail riding, do I have reasonable options for getting the weight down primarily on the wheels?"...
01-03-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By stormpeakco

The symmetric cycling position and riding a more...

The symmetric cycling position and riding a more upright fatbike (rigid) year round seems to help stretch out my back.
I have more neck-trapezial muscle issues that worsen w/ road biking. For...
Forum: Commuting
12-21-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By stormpeakco

Lake Boots (w/ Boa) induced incessant discomfort...

Lake Boots (w/ Boa) induced incessant discomfort over the medial malleolus (as bad as horribly fitting ski boots when I was a kid) AND 'difficult to get used to' ankle flexion limitations....so...
12-20-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By stormpeakco

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Moots-Cinch-Post-Laid-Bac...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Moots-Cinch-Post-Laid-Back-Titanium-Seatpost-27-2mm-x-380mm-Blue/264572544605?hash=item3d99c0a65d:g:OZ4AAOSw-zxd-~rJ:sc:USPSPriority!80487!US!-1

I know the above seller...
12-20-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,997
Posted By stormpeakco

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Si comprendez.
12-16-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By stormpeakco

Being thin, I (wrongly) used to believe cycling...

Being thin, I (wrongly) used to believe cycling bibs were for guys with prominent guts....bought 1/2 dozen pair of bibs (mostly P.I., Assos, & one pair of mtb specific (?name)...since I charted out...
12-16-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By stormpeakco

IMO, (but especially with bike shorts) ya get...

IMO, (but especially with bike shorts) ya get what you pay for...even some of the more expensive, satisfaction recognized brands end up costing $1-3/ride (at the end of their life). Early season, a...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-14-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By stormpeakco

Hey, no...I don't race (besides I'm old at 65). ...

Hey, no...I don't race (besides I'm old at 65).
There is a very tough one day, 50 mile race north of Steamboat Springs during winter...forget the name but usually only about 30-40% of the entries...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-13-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By stormpeakco

[QUOTE=ericzamora;21229803]Thanks Howard. That...

[QUOTE=ericzamora;21229803]Thanks Howard. That green looks great. The carbon Muk is a bit out of my price range, unless i were to find a used one with 12x, and i'm keeping my eyes peeled. I...
Forum: Touring
12-11-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By stormpeakco

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Indeed...so many distracted drivers of motor vehicles (cars, trucks, 5th wheels, RVs, travel trailers) for my comfort level.
12-10-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By stormpeakco

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wouldn't omit viewing Ericksen Ti "sweetposts"...they're all spendy but I can't tell you that I ever detected any difference in comfort on...
12-09-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By stormpeakco

RIDE ON. winter seems more humbling each...

RIDE ON.
winter seems more humbling each year...only thing physically tougher than riding on snow covered single track trails is skinning up the resort mtn.
Forum: Touring
12-07-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,451
Posted By stormpeakco

It may depend on how long are your tours and how...

It may depend on how long are your tours and how often will you have plug in access...kind of unrefined and low end but used an etrex 25 with touch screen and lithium AA batteries for the...
12-07-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By stormpeakco

Might you consider riding/demoing a bike with...

Might you consider riding/demoing a bike with Jones bars with the many different hand positions?
12-07-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,307
Posted By stormpeakco

can't let the youngsters have all the fun.

can't let the youngsters have all the fun.
12-06-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By stormpeakco

_______________________________ The guys @ my...

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The guys @ my LBS described the "volcanoing" phenomenon with some very early CF fatbike wheels.
(Whisky rims have been bomber for me for 5+ years).
I've been...
12-06-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By stormpeakco

Is your fatty rigid, hard tail or ?

Is your fatty rigid, hard tail or ?
Forum: Fatbikes
12-05-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,678
Posted By stormpeakco

Moi aussi, dougiet....Fatback Corvus (after...

Moi aussi, dougiet....Fatback Corvus (after riding a rigid Beargrease w/ 3.0" wide tires full length of GDMBR).
12-03-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,007
Posted By stormpeakco

_______________________________________ such a...

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such a classic laugher movie!!
Forum: Commuting
12-02-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By stormpeakco

really nice...wondering if the fastening bolts...

really nice...wondering if the fastening bolts are merely drilled into the concrete and might not be that tough to remove should someone actually gain illegal entry into the secure facility?
(became...
Forum: Touring
12-02-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,758
Posted By stormpeakco

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+1,
Had a similar drink set up two summers ago for the GDMBR (supported...hey, I'm old couldn't find an amigo to go with me...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,439
Posted By stormpeakco

"Apparently the weather was bad..... didn't want...

"Apparently the weather was bad..... didn't want to get the bike dirty and it wasn't your size anyway.
Did you look high-end...... or like a bum?"
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,439
Posted By stormpeakco

-1

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12-02-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,499
Posted By stormpeakco

less than full Brazilian

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+1 on Squirt (for all non-tarmac and a light bit of dino based for the tarmac bike chain-what the majority of bike tech guys use in my LBS)...not a masher but nearly always need...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,063
Posted By stormpeakco

(IMO) the terms custom and budget are pretty...

(IMO) the terms custom and budget are pretty mutually exclusive...sheltering a classic bike with a bling paint job is easier than with a vehicle.
Yeah, I remember picking and choosing where to...
11-30-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 729,295
Posted By stormpeakco

Beautiful pics. New to this forum, and haven't...

Beautiful pics.
New to this forum, and haven't read all of the posts on the 87 pages of this thread (yet)....but is there a generally accepted/set definition/guideline for classic/vintage bicycles?...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,063
Posted By stormpeakco

Paint bling customization

...."Sizing is is not the only reason to go custom."
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could buy a standard frameset of your choice and add a VERY bling paint job to make truly yours....
11-29-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By stormpeakco

+1 (on the above response)

+1 (on the above response)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,063
Posted By stormpeakco

Cha-ching, it's only money

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Should one possess (and wish to spend) the dinero on a very custom bike, there are plenty of options (as mentioned above, fewer CF makers here in the...
11-28-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,639
Posted By stormpeakco

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Is the sport in decline in BC?
I don't believe that is the case in our neck of the woods...road, mtb, gravel, fat & E.
Sales on garmin gear on...
11-25-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,639
Posted By stormpeakco

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Can't help but have some sympathy for the folks who are forced to work @ AMZN or bricks 'n mortars establishments rather than spending time with their...
11-21-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By stormpeakco

Wish to advance to 2-way texting from Spot

I've been reading reviews/demos on the newer two way texting-satellite tracking units to advance from my old reliable Spot Gen 3...looking to use for occasional texting to update others "expected...
11-21-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,766
Posted By stormpeakco

DMRs w/ 5-10s...resulting more rock strikes than...

DMRs w/ 5-10s...resulting more rock strikes than w/ the old Crank Bros Candy, but these pedals can take a beating as do the shins (rare occasions, think meat tenderizing) but more confidence = more...
11-20-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,384
Posted By stormpeakco

_____________________ +1 (buy sport sunglasses...

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+1 (buy sport sunglasses for cycling by the 1/2 dozen on Ebay...but for skiing it has been Oakley goggles (non-polarized lenses) for decades).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,067
Posted By stormpeakco

LOL...your set up looks like mine other than for...

LOL...your set up looks like mine other than for silver duct tape.
I use off the shelf, non-custom, "Sole" footbeds w/ ski boot compressed rubber arch support wedges (can be purchased for under $5...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-19-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,678
Posted By stormpeakco

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I.Y.O. (to each their own)
I ride Moab (Slickrock Tr, Klondike, Phil's, Mary's, home and others) twice a year on my fatty.
All bikes have...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-19-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,678
Posted By stormpeakco

________ + 1. Sold my Moots YBB when I bought...

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+ 1. Sold my Moots YBB when I bought my second fatty (rigid).,. contiinues to be MY only mtb.
Forum: Fatbikes
11-19-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By stormpeakco

Spendy but worth it to....

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Yeah broke down & had my LBS build a second set of wheels (27.5") WTB hoops w/DTS hubs/spokes/nipples), 2.8" WTB (also) mounted tubeless & w/ 2nd SRAM GX 12 sp cassette....no...
11-19-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,689
Posted By stormpeakco

+1

+1
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By stormpeakco

10+

Can't say enough great comments about their gear and Salida, CO staff.
11-17-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,689
Posted By stormpeakco

Exactly

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(IMO) Consider demo-ing a fatbike (w/ <3" wide rubber during non-winter seasons) on 27.5" (or even 29" wheels) cuz trail riding is so much...
11-15-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,689
Posted By stormpeakco

Carry a Spot

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I carry a Spot when skiing side country or mtb'g away from home if riding solo with spotty/no cell coverage.
(Thinking about upgrading to two way text DeLorme unit.)
11-15-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,689
Posted By stormpeakco

Yep, ole paint...don't let the youngsters have all the fun.

There are old pilots and bold pilots but there are no old bold pilots.
Any old mountain bikers out there?
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Just enrolled as an active member...
11-14-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By stormpeakco

LBS shop filled with saddles

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Agree, seems like you'll have to just try some different saddles.

My LBS had over 30 saddles for me to choose from their demo rental fleet.
I...
11-12-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,083
Posted By stormpeakco

Agree w/equipping Jr w/ a beater bike

If no other choice besides a U lock then I'd go w/ two Pragmasis U locks (or Laclede vs. Pragmasis security chain w/ higher grade shrouded shackle padlock).
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