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08-08-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input, I thought the extra...

Thanks for the input,

I thought the extra 20mm would actually raise the bars more than the 80mm as the stem would extend further out and upwards with the 30 degree angle and reach would be...
08-06-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,402
Posted By MrWasabi

Always. It's all about your biking swag. In my...

Always. It's all about your biking swag. In my mind, I'm a sexy beast. Especially during morning rides on my cruiser in thrown together homemade 'I don't care' biking kit. The local walking MILFs...
08-06-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,378
Posted By MrWasabi

Yes, that is correct. I'm trying to avoid...

Yes, that is correct. I'm trying to avoid swapping cases all the time. Specifically, since it's an iPhone 12, it doesn't charge as easily wirelessly with aftermarket chargers as earlier iPhones. I...
08-01-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,400
Posted By MrWasabi

Oh man that has bust my azz written all over it. ...

Oh man that has bust my azz written all over it. :lol:
07-28-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrWasabi

I'm a big fan of Bike Brite: ...

I'm a big fan of Bike Brite:
https://www.amazon.com/Bike-Brite-MC441G-Motorcycle-Degreaser/dp/B0022ZEKCU/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=bike+brite&qid=1627512713&sr=8-1

I've been using it for years...
07-28-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,772
Posted By MrWasabi

As an old fart, I felt compelled to open this...

As an old fart, I felt compelled to open this thread and enjoy the read. :)
07-19-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,708
Posted By MrWasabi

Lol, my beach cruiser is my favorite. I rode it...

Lol, my beach cruiser is my favorite. I rode it around the neighborhood twice yesterday in between some swimming and gardening...few beers mixed in. Just hop on and go for as long as I feel like...
07-15-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,175
Posted By MrWasabi

Gotta lighten the load.

Gotta lighten the load.
07-08-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks again for the great input everyone, ...

Thanks again for the great input everyone,

Do I just apply a light coat of carbon paste inside the seat tube about an inch or so in before I slide the seatpost in?
06-26-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,370
Posted By MrWasabi

Well I took the plunge on a Pocket Drive and also...

Well I took the plunge on a Pocket Drive and also a Pocket Drive Pro since the deal was too good:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/144067471646

https://www.ebay.com/itm/133797952231...
06-25-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,370
Posted By MrWasabi

It sounds like the addition of the valve core...

It sounds like the addition of the valve core tool shouldn't be a dealbreaker between the Pocket Drive and Pocket Drive Pro as I can grab a cheap, small solution to stash in my saddle bag.
06-18-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 15,415
Posted By MrWasabi

I think I fall in the pay the mechanic crowd....

I think I fall in the pay the mechanic crowd. Yeah I can still do the basic stuff, even figure out more but at my age I’ve earned the ability to pay for the convenience and to just enjoy the hobby. I...
06-14-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,514
Posted By MrWasabi

If you can find some Shimano Saint PD-MX80...

If you can find some Shimano Saint PD-MX80 pedals, they might fit the bill. I have them and like them a lot.
06-12-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,455
Posted By MrWasabi

Trek FX Sport Carbon 4 or Specialized Sirrus X...

Trek FX Sport Carbon 4 or Specialized Sirrus X 5.0?

The Trek will probably be my next bike.
04-24-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks again for the excellent advice everyone. ...

Thanks again for the excellent advice everyone.

I'll try tinkering with the seat a bit and talk to my shop about some options too.
04-20-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 3,683,345
Posted By MrWasabi

I actually have a minty original Selle Italia...

I actually have a minty original Selle Italia Flite Ti perforated saddle that I bought back in my college days 25ish years ago. It's a comfy saddle but I just got a Brooks C17 Carved to try out too....
04-18-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,838
Posted By MrWasabi

I've been looking at some fenders for my Fuji...

I've been looking at some fenders for my Fuji Traverse. It has fender mounts so should I look for something compatible? I was eyeballing some sort of QR type fenders like the SKS Shockboard/S-Blades....
04-11-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 262,235
Posted By MrWasabi

I like those SQLab Innerbarends. They look like...

I like those SQLab Innerbarends. They look like they could help with my riding position when my back is starting to ache. I'd be using them with Ergon GP3 grips.

Edit: I just bought a pair of 411s...
03-21-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By MrWasabi

I've been wondering the same thing with my...

I've been wondering the same thing with my Thomson Elite seatpost. I got a deal on a little longer one. It's 410mm and I think my stock one is 360? If I can clear the bottle cage bolts I'm leaving it...
03-15-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,368
Posted By MrWasabi

I have this BT neckband: ...

I have this BT neckband:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08BKZTZNT/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I also have a water bottle size BT speaker I put in the cage at times.
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By MrWasabi

I'd be all over that and ride it as is (new tires...

I'd be all over that and ride it as is (new tires of course). Very cool pics that bring back memories. A 77-79? Fuji Gran Tourer was my first real bike when I was a kid.
03-09-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,219
Posted By MrWasabi

I hope they bring back the Cruiser Lux Fat Tire...

I hope they bring back the Cruiser Lux Fat Tire 7D. I just missed a deal on a used one locally.
03-03-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By MrWasabi

Just scored a new Thomson Elite seatpost for a...

Just scored a new Thomson Elite seatpost for a little over my budget. It's 410mm and no setback like I want. On the length, how much can I trim off? I don't want to take it to the absolute safe limit...
03-02-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,249
Posted By MrWasabi

Pay the man. When younger and I had more time to...

Pay the man. When younger and I had more time to tinker, I worked on everything but now it's easier to leave anything over putting a seat on type stuff to the shop. Helping them out too.
03-02-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,226
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks, just picked a couple up.

Thanks, just picked a couple up.
02-20-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By MrWasabi

I've been eyeballing the Topeak Fuel Tank: ...

I've been eyeballing the Topeak Fuel Tank:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00SZ1I7R4/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1
02-15-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,219
Posted By MrWasabi

Very cool bike OP.

Very cool bike OP.
02-04-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By MrWasabi

Were you dodging dogs and pedestrians?

Were you dodging dogs and pedestrians?
02-03-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,993
Posted By MrWasabi

Throw some nipple rings on it and maybe.

Throw some nipple rings on it and maybe.
01-27-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,499
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks again vegan! That's great info and...

Thanks again vegan!

That's great info and yes, I'll be skipping suspension forks next time when I have more of a choice. I thought about changing them out to rigid (carbon?) but like you said, I'm...
01-22-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,625
Posted By MrWasabi

Hope the bike shops can make it through OK. I...

Hope the bike shops can make it through OK. I have a local one I haven't used yet that gets good reviews and it's close. It would suck if they close. I'm going to have them do my upgrades/changes and...
01-16-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 40,927
Posted By MrWasabi

Since finding new bikes lately isn't that easy,...

Since finding new bikes lately isn't that easy, I'm going to stretch some more life out of the Fuji for now. What flat bars does everyone like that I should checkout if I make a change there? The...
01-11-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,226
Posted By MrWasabi

Sorry buddy, I missed the sub $1000 part.

Sorry buddy, I missed the sub $1000 part.
01-11-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,068
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input, Yeah, I agree that's...

Thanks for the input,

Yeah, I agree that's why I mentioned I'd still have the suspension forks which I don't want even after I did any gearing changes. I bought the Traverse used for a good deal a...
01-09-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By MrWasabi

Just looking to simplify things, I guess lose a...

Just looking to simplify things, I guess lose a little weight...tinker a bit. I'd agree keeping a wider range in the rear to make up for the single front if I were mountain biking and needed more...
01-04-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks again for the advice sloppy. I'd buy you a...

Thanks again for the advice sloppy. I'd buy you a beer or two or fifteen if I could. :beer:
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