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08-12-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,523
Posted By prj71

A seat of the right width that properly supports...

A seat of the right width that properly supports your sit bones is more comfortable than any sprung saddle or super thick foam padded gel seat that's out there.
08-12-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 269
Posted By prj71

I have yet to use a blast pump or air compressor...

I have yet to use a blast pump or air compressor to set up my tubeless tires on any of my mountain bikes, fat bikes or road bikes. I've set everyone one of them up with a hand pump.

2 methods have...
08-11-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,634
Posted By prj71

I travel all over the midwest and used to live in...

I travel all over the midwest and used to live in MI and I make a trek west every year (WY, CO, MT area) fishing and I see roads like the ones near my house all the time and people biking on them. ...
08-11-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,634
Posted By prj71

Sounds like my state might take care of it's road...

Sounds like my state might take care of it's road systems a bit better is the vibe I'm getting here. Not that we don't have broken pavement, patches and pot holes in some areas, but for the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 748
Posted By prj71

Trying doing some planks during the week and some...

Trying doing some planks during the week and some lower back exercises. Your back pain will disappear. Lack of core muscle strength is showing up in your back.
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08-10-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,590
Posted By prj71

I try to get tubes and stuff online... It's...

I try to get tubes and stuff online...

It's usually cheaper than the bike store and allows me to keep more money in my pocket. Plus I don't have leave the house and burn up gas and wear on tear...
08-09-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,239
Posted By prj71

You bought a bike that cost about $450 when new. ...

You bought a bike that cost about $450 when new. LOL. What the hell did you expect?
08-09-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 529
Posted By prj71

Not sure what the point of this post is other...

Not sure what the point of this post is other than you needed to share with us because your wife no longer wants to listen to you.
08-08-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,461
Posted By prj71

Hello Pot. Meet kettle. I mount a vanity...

Hello Pot. Meet kettle.

I mount a vanity mirror on my bike and ride on roads with no shoulder while wearing boxers and generic baggy poly shorts on a bicycle that I leased that came with a golf...
08-07-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 746
Posted By prj71

Tinker Juarez stopped by to say hi.

Tinker Juarez stopped by to say hi.
08-05-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,666
Posted By prj71

I use this. Much like cycocommute, I no longer...

I use this. Much like cycocommute, I no longer have to clean my chain and drivetrain since switching to this. Cleaning and degreasing has become a thing of the past. Never have any grime at all...
08-03-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By prj71

You have better control of the bike on gravel...

You have better control of the bike on gravel with flat bars vs. drop bars. Especially the gravel that is loose like rolling on marbles.
08-03-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 683
Posted By prj71

Yup. Motorcycles are bad. No air bags, not...

Yup. Motorcycles are bad. No air bags, not enclosed on 4 sides and running around at 60-80 mph speeds surrounded by 6000 lb+ vehicles.
08-03-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,483
Posted By prj71

What kind of phone do you own? A.) Tin Can...

What kind of phone do you own?

A.) Tin Can with String
B.) Alexander Graham Bell's telegraph or phone inventions
C.) Rotary Dial Phone
D.) Push button dial phone
E.) Cell phone

Also, do you...
Forum: Fatbikes
08-02-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By prj71

Fat bike sales have peaked. Everyone that wants...

Fat bike sales have peaked. Everyone that wants one has purchased one. Without a fat bike I wouldn't be riding in the winter. There are still people riding fat bikes and will continue to ride...
Forum: Fatbikes
08-02-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By prj71

It's you. Not the bike. Low pressure on...

It's you. Not the bike.

Low pressure on pavement will result in a little self steer but nothing like you describe. That and not sure why you would run low pressure on pavement. I don't have any...
08-02-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,483
Posted By prj71

LOL. You couldn't be more wrong.

LOL.

You couldn't be more wrong.
08-02-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 529
Posted By prj71

Friend of mine just dropped $10k on a Chumba Ti...

Friend of mine just dropped $10k on a Chumba Ti bike. It's really nice.

https://www.chumbausa.com/sendero-titanium-custom-mountain-bike-29er
08-01-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By prj71

I ignored them.

I ignored them.
07-27-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By prj71

Marlin 7 is QR Axle and coil spring fork.

Marlin 7 is QR Axle and coil spring fork.
07-27-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 529
Posted By prj71

I wouldn't call it a trend. 29 rolls over uneven...

I wouldn't call it a trend. 29 rolls over uneven terrain better and is a bit more comfortable.

The bike manufactures have slowly been phasing out their 27.5 offerings the past 2 years.
07-27-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 529
Posted By prj71

You've got it backwards. 27.5 is starting to...

You've got it backwards. 27.5 is starting to fade away. The Salsa bikes mentioned above are a good option.

You might like this as well...
...
07-25-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,304
Posted By prj71

Yup. Totally agree with this. I'm 50 now...

Yup. Totally agree with this.

I'm 50 now but ride with some folks in their 60's. They are still strong riders. Had they went the e-bike route they wouldn't be.
07-25-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By prj71

I know this is always a divisive topic, but I...

I know this is always a divisive topic, but I will say it was pretty sad watching 20 something year olds whiz by on e-bikes on the Mickelson trail. Especially on the climb out of Deadwood where they...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-25-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By prj71

The bike shop should have never inflated it past...

The bike shop should have never inflated it past 30 psi. Ouch.
07-25-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By prj71

So made it back from my trip. Due to hot weather...

So made it back from my trip. Due to hot weather all week we only biked the Mickelson from Deadwood to Hill City (48 miles) and did about 40 miles out and back in Spearfish Canyon. The day on the...
07-11-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,068
Posted By prj71

You can order without any logos on the rim. I...

You can order without any logos on the rim. I have a set I purchased for mountain bike last year. They work great.

https://btlos.com/index.html
07-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,119
Posted By prj71

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human...

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human powered bike up hills requires putting in the work and building up the fitness that allows a person to do it without needing pedal assist.
07-11-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By prj71

Thanks everyone!! I'm headed there this Saturday...

Thanks everyone!! I'm headed there this Saturday morning.
07-07-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,982
Posted By prj71

Gift? I'm trying to figure out why anyone...

Gift?

I'm trying to figure out why anyone reply's to him or CheGiant.
07-07-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,053
Posted By prj71

Yes. I think the OP (and a few others around...

Yes. I think the OP (and a few others around here...Larry comes to mind) are a couple of fries short of a happy meal.
07-05-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,119
Posted By prj71

I did a 65 mile ride on a rail trail this...

I did a 65 mile ride on a rail trail this weekend. 80%+ of the riders I went by were on e-bikes. Most were young enough that they could pedal. Not sure why they need an e-bike. Probably didn't...
06-30-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By prj71

Hmmm...Real deal or gimmick? I have never...

Hmmm...Real deal or gimmick?

I have never had my rotors warp on any of my bikes.
06-30-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,053
Posted By prj71

If it's that close just walk.

If it's that close just walk.
06-28-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,690
Posted By prj71

No. Just saying that 50 miles per day isn't a...

No. Just saying that 50 miles per day isn't a big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 834
Posted By prj71

This is the biggest problem right here. As soon...

This is the biggest problem right here. As soon as you get some tight cycling clothes you will be able to average 24mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,354
Posted By prj71

https://letmegooglethat.com/?q=Shimano+Groupset+Hi...

https://letmegooglethat.com/?q=Shimano+Groupset+Hierarchy
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,354
Posted By prj71

It is an interactive forum. But for some things...

It is an interactive forum. But for some things a google search is just easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,354
Posted By prj71

Unfortunately that is too common these days. I...

Unfortunately that is too common these days. I run into the same thing on fishing forums and fishing facebook groups I belong to. Nobody wants to the research anymore. They want to be spoonfed.
...
06-22-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,468
Posted By prj71

Go by how it feels pedaling. Listen to your...

Go by how it feels pedaling. Listen to your legs. Too hard...Shift to an easier gear...Too easy...Shift to a harder gear. And when you come to a stop just know that you will have to shift to an...
06-22-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,534
Posted By prj71

What hasn't been discussed here is the Snap On...

What hasn't been discussed here is the Snap On Tools pin up girls. Maybe Park Tool needs some pin-up girls!!!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure what the point of your post is, but...

I'm not sure what the point of your post is, but you did yourself no favors by riding while sick.
06-21-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,816
Posted By prj71

Having grown up riding bikes in the 80's...There...

Having grown up riding bikes in the 80's...There is nothing that would want to make me go back to riding bikes with rim brakes. When something is better, the companies don't need to convince...
06-21-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By prj71

Wider = more comfortable ride. Plus you can ride...

Wider = more comfortable ride. Plus you can ride faster because you don't get jarred by the bumps as bad.
06-20-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By prj71

Not sure why. It's just marine grease, but only...

Not sure why. It's just marine grease, but only more expensive because it's labeled as "bicycle" grease.
06-20-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By prj71

I entered a six hour mountain bike race Saturday....

I entered a six hour mountain bike race Saturday. Last minute decision and literally signed up 10 minutes before the start time. I rode 14-1/2 miles of the course Friday night then woke up the next...
06-20-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By prj71

So...Permanent dropper post?

So...Permanent dropper post?
06-16-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By prj71

Buzz = road chatter. All of which can be...

Buzz = road chatter. All of which can be dampened with a carbon frame, carbon handlebar, carbon seat post and carbon wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,456
Posted By prj71

^^So much this. And all this talk about LTE...

^^So much this.

And all this talk about LTE on a Garmin is useless if you don't have a signal. Nobody (for the most part) is leaving their phone at home when they ride anyway. So why have two...
06-16-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 6,827
Posted By prj71

Damn. How do you manage that.? I'm in the same...

Damn. How do you manage that.? I'm in the same age bracket and if I crash once a year that's a lot. Last crash was on wet leaves 2 years ago.
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