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10-12-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,618
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

https://files.airnowtech.org/airnow/today/anim_aqi...

https://files.airnowtech.org/airnow/today/anim_aqi_sanfrancisco_ca.gif
10-11-17, 10:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

FWIW the cheapest 12 speed cassette (GX Eagle) is...

FWIW the cheapest 12 speed cassette (GX Eagle) is $172.12 delivered in the US.
10-11-17, 09:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Nah, I'll continue to dismiss someone as...

Nah, I'll continue to dismiss someone as uninformed and/or inexperienced when they make no mention of 1x12 when answering the "I've noticed the movement away from triple chainwheels and into single...
10-11-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

You know what they say about what happens when...

You know what they say about what happens when you assume...

GX Eagle was introduced as a less expensive 1x12 option. $495 for cranks, shifter, derailleur, cassette and chain.



That's a...
10-11-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

...and well-informed people, who have actually...

...and well-informed people, who have actually have real world vs. "forum" experience with them would "argue" for 1x12.
10-10-17, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,444
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Uh, no. Apples and oranges. (or was...

Uh, no.

Apples and oranges.

(or was that just a comment on the ridiculous expense?)

p.s. "Off road: Riding at lower pressure means better performance ... but at the same time it increases...
10-10-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,444
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

The $34.99 tube.

Introducing Tubolito... 1/3 of a Spare Tube - BIKEPACKING.com (http://www.bikepacking.com/gear/tubolito/)
...
10-10-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Context is key: "Mountain Bike Gearing...

Context is key:

"Mountain Bike Gearing Update???"
10-10-17, 11:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Why can't you answer the simple question that I...

Why can't you answer the simple question that I posed? Here it is again in case you missed it:

What have I sacrificed by going from 2x to 1x? (After all, you're the one claiming that I sacrificed...
10-10-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

"something"? My comments have been about...

"something"?

My comments have been about gear range.

What have I sacrificed by going from 2x to 1x? My legs and lungs would like to know. Thanks.
10-10-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

You're misunderstanding and/or misquoting what I...

You're misunderstanding and/or misquoting what I replied to.

Here it is again:

"If a person rides such a variety of terrain that s/he needs the full range of gears offered by 2x or 3x---and you...
10-09-17, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

good luck

good luck
10-09-17, 11:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

This is simply not true. You're proving that...

This is simply not true. You're proving that you're not familiar with modern 1x setups. It's curious that you keep making such unfounded claims.
10-09-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Unnecessary. Also, it is exceedingly...

Unnecessary.

Also, it is exceedingly difficult to warp (bend due to heat) a bike rotor, especially ones like the XT with an aluminum core and steel disc.

If they are bent due to a rock...
10-09-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,255
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

I started on triples then moved to doubles with a...

I started on triples then moved to doubles with a bash guard. Now on a single and can't see ever going back. I have the same gear range, albeit with some bigger jumps on the low end.




This...
10-09-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,618
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

yes

yes
10-09-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,737
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Full house today. Sister and family and five pets...

Full house today. Sister and family and five pets evacuated SR at 2am. Both kids' schools are gone as well as many friend's houses.
10-09-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

..

..
10-09-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,585
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Bad analogy. Mirrors are required by law.

Bad analogy. Mirrors are required by law.
10-09-17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,671
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

I feel like I'm in a time warp when reading this...

I feel like I'm in a time warp when reading this thread...

Ran 685s(27") for years starting in the early 2000s. Switched to 800s 5 years ago and couldn't be happier.
10-08-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

How to replace a CenterLock rotor...

How to replace a CenterLock rotor (http://bike-advisor.com/bicycle-service/how-to-replace-a-centerlock-rotor.html)
10-08-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,585
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Nah, not an ignorant statement. Just factual...

Nah, not an ignorant statement. Just factual based on some of the replies in this thread that are dripping with fear.



Sometimes it's difficult to separate the defensive idiocy from sarcasm.
10-08-17, 07:49 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,585
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

That's a really sweet false dichotomy that you...

That's a really sweet false dichotomy that you just cooked up.

I guess I struck a nerve.
10-08-17, 07:23 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,585
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

So much fear.

So much fear.
10-08-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/6...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61i5G6kx3CL._SX355_.jpg
10-07-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,479
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

This ^ ...

This ^

https://lbomg.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/hype.png?w=625
10-06-17, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,618
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Folks, despite the bridge being out on Canyon you...

Folks, despite the bridge being out on Canyon you can still ride the route. Just hit the Lafayette-Moraga trail at the Valle Vista Staging Area and either ride/walk a short section of dirt or walk...
10-06-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

This guy disagrees with you: Stuart Black:...

This guy disagrees with you:

Stuart Black: "After a lot of head scratching and MSDS reading (Oh joy!) and a lot of chemical and material hand waving, I came to the conclusion that the sealant,...
10-05-17, 11:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Less of the Pentaverate would be a good thing. ...

Less of the Pentaverate would be a good thing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjJbfp7G0X8
10-05-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Nope. No guessing needed. Just top it off every...

Nope. No guessing needed. Just top it off every few months. Easy peasy.



Once again your ignorance is on full display. While there is nothing "magical" about tubeless tires there certainly is a...
10-05-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,647
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Why don't they compare to Lupine? Two...

Why don't they compare to Lupine?



Two things - this thread doesn't bother me and you don't get to decide whether people ask questions about your odd posts.
10-05-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,034
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

The streak continues unabated. ...

The streak continues unabated.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrTn2zz4rIo
10-05-17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,647
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

You made the claim and the burden of proof is on...

You made the claim and the burden of proof is on you to substantiate your claim.

How do you know that "the quality of them is second to none period."?

Have you broken them down and compared the...
10-05-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,647
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

How do you know?

How do you know?
10-05-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,647
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

While riding last night I was reminded of how...

While riding last night I was reminded of how funny it is that bike path/road bike guy needs overkill lumens to stay safe from critters.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ-NRvMyZX0
10-04-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,102
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Are there really people out there who take 1, 2,...

Are there really people out there who take 1, 2, or 3 seconds to remove their feet from pedals?
10-04-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,461
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

A shop.

A shop.
10-04-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,461
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

RLT counterpoint:

RLT counterpoint:
10-04-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,461
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Ok then. Why exactly is it a failure waiting...

Ok then.

Why exactly is it a failure waiting to happen?

What exactly is going to fail?
10-04-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Just next door, 70 miles away, the Fruita/Grand...

Just next door, 70 miles away, the Fruita/Grand Junction area is the closest bucket list material.
10-03-17, 11:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,102
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Are there really people out there who take 1, 2,...

Are there really people out there who take 1, 2, or 3 seconds to remove their feet from pedals?
10-03-17, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,647
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

I saw the Duo while searching for a replacement...

I saw the Duo while searching for a replacement bar light but bought a Titan instead so I don't have any feedback on the beam. Email Jim at Action LED - he's helpful and responsive.

Glowworm has a...
10-03-17, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,461
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

It's not dire. Failure isn't imminent, it will...

It's not dire. Failure isn't imminent, it will just catch mud (assuming it sees mud).



Why take to a shop when it's easy to switch at home? Like two minutes of work.
10-03-17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,647
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Having just been light shopping (ended up keeping...

Having just been light shopping (ended up keeping my 5 year old Gemini Olympia for helmet use and got a new bar-mounted light to replace it) you may want to consider something like the high quality...
10-03-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Which part of "mountain biking" in this forum's...

Which part of "mountain biking" in this forum's name is confusing to you? for someone who claims to have been mountain biking for a while it's curious that you aren't familiar with what "XC"...
10-03-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Semantics? Really? For MTB meccas on islands...

Semantics? Really?

For MTB meccas on islands (Countries or merely country that you cross) see:

Australia
New Zealand
Mallorca
Vancouver
etc.
10-03-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

"xc biking meccas"

"xc biking meccas"
10-03-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,647
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

This is another very odd post.

This is another very odd post.
10-03-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,117
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

You're really struggling here.

You're really struggling here.
10-02-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,117
Posted By cycloaptrgangr

Apparently Google is broken in your village. Let...

Apparently Google is broken in your village. Let me help you out:

Independent Laboratory Wheel Energy Oy - Home (http://www.wheelenergy.com/)

Resistance is futile: How tire pressure and width...
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