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08-28-18, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 521,332
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Not a Gravel Grinder per se, but it does tackle...

Not a Gravel Grinder per se, but it does tackle gravel roads quite well!
Still needs plenty of reworking, but it'll be a fun companion for the next five months.
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04-15-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Road levers without spring - compatible with Tektro?

Hello!
I've got a Raleigh road bike with suicidal side-pull Weinmann calipers, which I'd like to change for something a bit safer. I was thinking on Tektro r559 (nutted and accepting big tyres and...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-16, 02:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,699
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Saw a red one the other day, and it'd been ages...

Saw a red one the other day, and it'd been ages since I last did (there must be some advantages in being unemployed and riding on weekday mornings). I took a wrong turn and the gravel road turned...
Forum: Touring
09-19-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,267
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

I did a quick three day tour on the Pyrenees this...

I did a quick three day tour on the Pyrenees this August. Here's the track Wikiloc - ruta Volta cicloturista per Girona i la Catalunya Nord - Llafranc, Catalunya (España)- GPS track...
09-19-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,761
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

55 psi for road and gravel rides, 40 psi for...

55 psi for road and gravel rides, 40 psi for gravel and worse rides. If I have no idea, I go high and I'm always able to drop the pressure if it feels like I need less.
09-19-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 521,332
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

https://scontent-mad1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1405...

https://scontent-mad1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/14055090_10209948774854361_1844170456543399937_n.jpg?oh=d4eed0f278f9fcfeb191c224e2a26a8e&oe=586E432E

Genesis Croix de Fer 10 on a quick tour on the...
04-20-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,879
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Then what's the kind of thing I drink after...

Then what's the kind of thing I drink after rides? :lol: Though there won't be any "Jesus can't cycle cause..." singing, though.
04-19-16, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,717
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Carrying a handlebar on a plane cabin

Odd as it may sound, I'd like to know whether anyone has done this and found problems with it.

I bought a Jones Loop Bar from a dealer in the Netherlands, and being the cheapskate that I am, I...
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Ride report - El repte del Ter

Last saturday I took part in a long distance mtb/gravel event following the river Ter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ter_%28river%29) in Catalonia. I couldn't train enough to do the full 200k version...
04-29-15, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

My chain did come with a master link. Just with...

My chain did come with a master link. Just with no instructions on how to mount it (Which weren't that readily available online, I actually found the info here in bikeforums).
04-28-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,061
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

I suppose that I've been raised in a...

I suppose that I've been raised in a Mediterranean diet (I'm as Mediterranean as it gets, I do miss it when I don't see it!), and basically, you can do it right or wrong (pasta two times a day...
04-28-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Lack of documentation, basically.

Lack of documentation, basically.
04-28-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Where to complain to Shimano

So it turns out the new chain I bought came without a manual of instructions, just the general "be careful, ask the mechanic if you're not sure and we're not responsible for 'normal wear' and so on"....
Forum: Commuting
04-28-15, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ____________________ 3,012.21 ...

scroca (MT) ____________________ 3,012.21
gregf83 (BC)____________________ 2388 [59/72] (3163 total)
augustgarage (CA)_______________ 2275 (3501.1 total) [55/55]
johnlp (AZ)_____________________...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,799.66 ...

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,799.66
gregf83 (BC)____________________ 2388 [59/72] (3163 total)
augustgarage (CA)_______________ 2275 (3501.1 total) [55/55]
buzzbee (CA)____________________...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-15, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,799.66 ...

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,799.66
augustgarage (CA)_______________ 2275 (3501.1 total) [55/55]
gregf83 (BC)____________________ 1862 [46/57] (2368 total)
buzzbee...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,480
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Sounds like a good idea! I've cursed (well,...

Sounds like a good idea!
I've cursed (well, more than cursing it's usually ostensibly hitting your forehead with your index finger or doing the "screwdriver gesture") to other drivers quite a lot,...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-15, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,799.66 ...

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,799.66
augustgarage (CA)_______________ 2275 (3501.1 total) [55/55]
gregf83 (BC)____________________ 1862 [46/57] (2368 total)
buzzbee (CA)____________________...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,573.8 ...

scroca (MT) ____________________ 2,573.8
augustgarage (CA)_______________ 2275 (3501.1 total) [55/55]
gregf83 (BC)____________________ 1862 [46/57] (2368 total)
buzzbee (CA)____________________...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-15, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 2339.69 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 2339.69
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 2275 (3501.1 total) [55/55]
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1862 [46/57] (2368 total)
buzzbee...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-15, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 2339.69 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 2339.69
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 2275 (3501.1 total) [55/55]
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1862 [46/57] (2368 total)
buzzbee...
04-07-15, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 302,192
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

So back to the singletrack after a few months of...

So back to the singletrack after a few months of only gravel riding!
Bright day, only a bit too much north wind, which made some parts a bit stressful.
The climb was a a mixture of fire roads and...
03-30-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

I bought the wire bead, which, at 30-odd euros...

I bought the wire bead, which, at 30-odd euros each wasn't that expensive.
03-30-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Schwalbe Marathon Mondial 26x2.0: first impressions

It's in theory a Mtb tyre, but since I'm using it for gravel riding (on a steel, rigid mtb), I'm putting it here. Moderators, feel free to move if it should be better off somewhere else.

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Forum: Commuting
03-27-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) _____________________ 1,911.12 ...

scroca (MT) _____________________ 1,911.12
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1535 [38/47] (2040 total)
bconneraz (CA) ___________________ 1490.4
johnlp (AZ) ______________________ 1483 (1861...
Forum: Commuting
03-24-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) _____________________ 1,911.12 ...

scroca (MT) _____________________ 1,911.12
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1535 [38/47] (2040 total)
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
bconneraz (CA)...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,911.12 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,911.12
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1535 [38/47] (2040 total)
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
bconneraz (CA) ___________________...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-15, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1535 [38/47] (2040 total)
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,298
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

90% of the times, friendly bell ring. For those...

90% of the times, friendly bell ring.
For those peds that go ear-plugged through life or very slow cyclists right in the middle of the lane, "coming through!" For those pondering on whatever they...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1535 [38/47] (2040 total)
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1,674.92
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1535 [38/47] (2040 total)
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________ 1255
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1210 [30/37] (1593...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-15, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 155,215
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Great! First time in the year I can do one of my...

Great! First time in the year I can do one of my commutes under the sunlight. Every wednesday I have a rehearsal in a city 10 km away from Barcelona, the commute (taking the "touristic route"),...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-15, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________ 1255
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1210 [30/37] (1593...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-15, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________ 1255
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1210 [30/37] (1593...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-15, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22 ...

scroca (MT) ______________________ 1452.22
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________ 1255
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1210 [30/37] (1593...
03-07-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,375
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

15 mm wrench, Spare tube, tyre levers, pump and...

15 mm wrench, Spare tube, tyre levers, pump and allen wrenches if I don't forget them.
03-06-15, 03:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,406
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

I think an adaptor would work best.

I think an adaptor would work best.
03-05-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,964
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Wat en mooie fiets! Congratulations! I rode a lot...

Wat en mooie fiets! Congratulations! I rode a lot on the coastal areas and really enjoyed myself there! The only climbs I found in Noord-Holland ;)
Forum: Commuting
03-03-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6...

augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
scroca (MT) ______________________ 1283.4
buzzbee (CA)______________________ 1255
gregf83 (BC)______________________ 1210 [30/37] (1593...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6...

augustgarage (CA) ________________ 1437.8 (2298.6 total)
scroca (MT) ______________________ 1283.4
buzzbee (CA)______________________ 1255
gregf83 (BC)_______________________ 1210 [30/37] (1593...
02-27-15, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Thanks for the input, mates. There is a...

Thanks for the input, mates. There is a suspension bike on my fleet, but I don't really enjoy it for longer rides on fire/gravel roads, and, besides, it's in the village, so not even an option....
02-26-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

26x1.5 Pressure: Left home around 50 psi but...

26x1.5 Pressure: Left home around 50 psi but dropped it down a bit when I saw that it slipped when cornering.
02-25-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,943
Views: 457,733
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Today I tested my new FME bar, and as well had...

Today I tested my new FME bar, and as well had one of the funniest rides I've lately had. Most of it, I'd done before, but I discovered a couple new roads that I'd never taken and that I seriously...
02-25-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

Negotiating extremely rough dirt roads

So today I went for the first time with no suspension on my former mountain bike-turned hybrid/gravel grinder on one of those extremely rough roads, you know, with so many bumps that it looks "wavy"....
02-25-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,820
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

FME Bar: first impressions

In theory it's a mtb bar, but I use it hybrid-style (tarmac, dirt and gravel roads, no single-tracking). Anyway, recieved it yesterday and here are my first impressions.

Prelude: Why I left my...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) _______________________ 1,077.02 ...

scroca (MT) _______________________ 1,077.02
gregf83 (BC)_______________________ 903 [22/28] (1110 total)
bconneraz (CA) ____________________ 865.0
TxSpeedster (TX)___________________ 755.5...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-15, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

scroca (MT) _______________________ 1,077.02 ...

scroca (MT) _______________________ 1,077.02
gregf83 (BC)_______________________ 903 [22/28] (1110 total)
bconneraz (CA) ____________________ 817.2
TxSpeedster (TX)___________________ 755.5...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-15, 04:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,733
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

One mug of milk with a strong shot of espresso as...

One mug of milk with a strong shot of espresso as soon as I wake up, with bread, cold cuts or cheese and plenty of fruit. After my commute, either weaker black coffee or green tea. Add a small...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 92,335
Posted By pedalsimotxilla

gregf83 (BC)_______________________ 903 [22/28]...

gregf83 (BC)_______________________ 903 [22/28] (1110 total)
scroca (MT) _______________________ 890.64
bconneraz (CA) ____________________ 768.6
augustgarage (CA) _________________ 745.1...
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