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Forum: Fatbikes
01-31-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It's getting the job done, I have about 15-25...

It's getting the job done, I have about 15-25 miles on it so far in 5-7" un-groomed snow on the trails. No surprises or failures, it's helping me get in shape for this spring MTB ing, way better than...
01-31-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,487
Posted By rumrunn6

this is great. I like the reflection of the sun,...

this is great. I like the reflection of the sun, complete w/ shadow of a tree, on your nostril
Forum: Fatbikes
01-28-23, 12:17 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,220
Posted By FREEBIRD1

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Forum: Fatbikes
01-28-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By FREEBIRD1

New Fatty

Upgraded from my $200 Malus to this one. Picked it up at Cabelas for $699. It has 4.9 tires, 1X10 drive train, trigger shifter and decent mechanical brakes. It's fairly light for a fatty, and rides...
01-28-23, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By PeteHski

Same here, although I'm now barred from C races...

Same here, although I'm now barred from C races that are category enforced. B races are seriously tough for me. I'm happy if I can finish in the lead group. I wish there was a category in-between...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-27-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By whipnet

I ride my fat bike year round. I just sit around...

I ride my fat bike year round. I just sit around in this forum all lonely until winter... hehe.

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Forum: Fatbikes
01-27-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By Daniel4

I don't visit the Winter forum until it's winter...

I don't visit the Winter forum until it's winter and I'm cycling.

I don't visit the Advocacy forum unless I have an issue or like to contribute to somebody else's. In fact, someone last year (or...
01-26-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By La Tortue

Joining the Vendetta team in the ZRL is an...

Joining the Vendetta team in the ZRL is an opportunity to experience the pinnacle of virtual racing on Zwift. Time is running out, as there are only three races left before the season ends. If you...
01-26-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By himespau

I think it's only one way in the other direction...

I think it's only one way in the other direction for the platform sync. I don't know of any other platform than FitBit that they allow data in from, but I could be wrong.
01-26-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By La Tortue

I'm was curious to get an idea of your Zwift...

I'm was curious to get an idea of your Zwift category. Now I'm curious why you don't join us on our Vendetta team. It looks like a good fit.
01-26-23, 08:19 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,946
Posted By livedarklions

That would depend on the fitness program,...

That would depend on the fitness program, wouldn't it? You're not really saying that faster cadence doesn't provide a more intense cardio workout are you? Because that would just be dumb.

And if...
01-25-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,946
Posted By Eric F

Is racing the only justification for someone...

Is racing the only justification for someone trying to improve/maximize their performance?
01-25-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,946
Posted By Eric F

Finding what works best for you makes sense. I...

Finding what works best for you makes sense. I was just sharing some of my experiences with the low-rpm game. Even on the road bike, I tend to mix in some low-rpm work because I like the way my...
01-24-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By himespau

I wonder how the effort would have compared had...

I wonder how the effort would have compared had you been able to hook up with a large pace partner pack for the ride. Coco used to do Tempus Fugit in the 39-42 kph range depending on pack size. ...
01-23-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By Eric F

For developing fitness, however, it's...

For developing fitness, however, it's relentlessly efficient because there are no breaks.
01-23-23, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By spelger

that's the problem. i rarely, if ever, take a...

that's the problem. i rarely, if ever, take a brake while riding indoors. it is one of the things that makes indoors so much more difficult. as much as i don't like traffic lights they are sometimes...
01-23-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By WT21

Nice job. I have to get past 2 hours on Zwift...

Nice job. I have to get past 2 hours on Zwift before I can think of 4+, but you have my recognition and a tip o' the cap to you.
01-23-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By RB1-luvr

man this is crazy. I did a one hour TT on roller...

man this is crazy. I did a one hour TT on roller racing night once. That was my limit. Can't imagine 4+ hours of virtual. Impressive.
01-23-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By superdex

I did a century on Zwift once.

I did a century on Zwift once.
01-23-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By spelger

4+ hours in the saddle is too much for me in the...

4+ hours in the saddle is too much for me in the virtual world. the last time i did that it was the 4 horsemen in zwift. i cannot image doing 4+ hours. yesterday i rode one of the Davos Swiss...
01-23-23, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By base2

As long as we're humble braggin' here. The one &...

As long as we're humble braggin' here. The one & only Zwift Century I did used no game tactics & essentially was a brute force effort on a route I was sure the terrain was varied enough to force...
01-23-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By BTinNYC

Dude! I'm sitting here browsing BF instead of...

Dude! I'm sitting here browsing BF instead of hitting the trainer and you drop this bomb!!! Well done.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-17-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Fat bikes use is obviously geographically limited...

Fat bikes use is obviously geographically limited - here in Central/Eastern Canada, there are more and more people riding them as the season goes on, and more people this year than last. The main...
01-17-23, 06:34 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,946
Posted By Bald Paul

He has an E-bike, and doesn't have to pedal. :)

He has an E-bike, and doesn't have to pedal. :)
01-17-23, 05:06 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,946
Posted By PeteHski

So you just read about it instead?

So you just read about it instead?
Forum: Fatbikes
01-16-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,052
Posted By prj71

It wasas your cheap tires and tire pressure. ...

It wasas your cheap tires and tire pressure. Absolutely nothing to do with the Jones Bar.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-14-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

-40C = -40F so you have at least one column

-40C = -40F so you have at least one column
Forum: Fatbikes
01-13-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By djb

Ya, but fun is the same in feet, metres,...

Ya, but fun is the same in feet, metres, furloughs or fathoms, that's all that matters.
Forum: Touring
01-13-23, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,477
Posted By kooby

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01-13-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,336
Posted By jon c.

One could make a similar argument for the top...

One could make a similar argument for the top pricing tier of any good,
01-13-23, 12:00 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,336
Posted By Polaris OBark

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. ...

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. If people buy them, then they are priced according to perceived value. If they don't sell, then they are over-priced.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-12-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By djb

Would you please furnish a metric example, that...

Would you please furnish a metric example, that way I'll understand when it's fun to ride a fatbike ;-)

I had such a laugh on mine this summer, plus I just love the Jones bars, they make me smile,...
Forum: Touring
01-12-23, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,477
Posted By djb

Ah, I thought your "meh" was about the tandem...

Ah, I thought your "meh" was about the tandem experience, but I guess you always have the "meh"

I was out today remarking on how much a difference it made going from 5 to 4.5 psi on my four...
Forum: Touring
01-09-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,477
Posted By str

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Forum: Fatbikes
01-06-23, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Viich

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Forum: Fatbikes
01-05-23, 10:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By Kapusta

I think the logic goes something like: autocross...

I think the logic goes something like: autocross is more expensive and less practical than a fat bike, therefore xc skiing is more expensive and less practical than a Fat Bike.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-05-23, 09:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By prj71

Can someone please tell me what autocross and...

Can someone please tell me what autocross and high performance driving has to with fat biking?
Forum: Fatbikes
01-04-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By klondykebikier

Don't forget kicksledding snowshoeing as well...

Don't forget kicksledding snowshoeing as well cycling cheers from up north.
12-31-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,907
Posted By pipeliner

Much respect to you for riding a 35lb fattie in a...

Much respect to you for riding a 35lb fattie in a 240mi gravel race. You are a masochist... and I men that in a good way. The anti weightweenie.
Forum: Fatbikes
12-30-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By Airfehr

^^Poor troll. Unless you don't get to ski enough.

^^Poor troll. Unless you don't get to ski enough.
Forum: Fatbikes
12-28-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,906
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I just bought a low end Mongoose and added a few...

I just bought a low end Mongoose and added a few things, (lower ratio freewheel ,pedals,grips). I ride it all over, it;s nice to have a bike ready in the garage to do a quick ride, and get outdoors...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-27-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Viich

Absolutely LOVING my new bike setup

So - I upgraded, big time.

I bought a cheap, used Gravity Bullseye Monster last year. I played with a few upgrades, especially the front tire (was a Vee Mission - those things are absolutely...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-23-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,220
Posted By FREEBIRD1

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12-21-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By chaadster

Yeah, that’s fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

Yeah, that’s fantastic! Thanks for sharing!
12-16-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By MinnMan

They're back! I have a pair bought maybe 3-4...

They're back! I have a pair bought maybe 3-4 years ago, and they are just great. Recommended them to friends but then they seemed to have been discontinued. Retail price then was $200, so the...
12-13-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,955
Posted By JohnDThompson

Really? Advertisements from the 1890s: ...

Really? Advertisements from the 1890s:
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12-12-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,955
Posted By rsbob

Intriguing name. Wonder which gender bought the...

Intriguing name. Wonder which gender bought the most?
12-12-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,955
Posted By livedarklions

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12-12-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,955
Posted By livedarklions

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12-12-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,955
Posted By Koyote

Your premise is faulty: ​​​​​​...

Your premise is faulty:

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