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05-12-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By Canker

Around here we just have a bunch of people riding...

Around here we just have a bunch of people riding the ebay 2 cycle gas conversion bikes on the road because they are either drunks with a DUI or just regular old junkies. Haven't had any issues with...
04-26-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Canker

I've done it. Generally you can go up one, 8...

I've done it. Generally you can go up one, 8 speed QL on a 9 speed, 9 speed QL on a 10, 10 on 11 .............. but not the other way.
Now I don't do it as a permanent thing but as a get out of...
04-11-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,681
Posted By Canker

With a hard tail it matters less than a full...

With a hard tail it matters less than a full squish. Plus with a XC hardtail geo hasn't changed drastically, they are bit slacker and all pretty much 29ers these days but still pretty much the same....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj-WTJ7Qa2IbTmNCo...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj-WTJ7Qa2IbTmNComCIZtw
This guy does some really cool work and he is pretty entertaining too
03-21-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Canker

Just know if you do screw up you can always do it...

Just know if you do screw up you can always do it again. Shimano brakes really aren't hard, even newer Sram aren't bad.
03-14-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,184
Posted By Canker

I run a 46/30 with an 11-32 cassette on my gravel...

I run a 46/30 with an 11-32 cassette on my gravel bike that spends 95% of it's time as a road bike. It is fine, if anything I like it better. If you go into the road section of this forum that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,842
Posted By Canker

Always have your prison pocket with you

Always have your prison pocket with you
11-16-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By Canker

It wouldn't be a bad idea to just go ahead and...

It wouldn't be a bad idea to just go ahead and pull the fork lowers and change the oil.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,402
Posted By Canker

Never used Frogs but my Time Attacks are pretty...

Never used Frogs but my Time Attacks are pretty floaty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Canker

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike...

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike because as shelby pointed out at the time it was the only option. I've ran oval on my mtn bikes before as well. I'm one of those people that can't...
10-15-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Canker

Lets clarify something any cassette that starts...

Lets clarify something any cassette that starts with an 11 tooth will fit on a your 8+ speed freehub any that starts with 10 will not. So you could even go 12 speed if you wanted. I currently run...
09-27-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Canker

You don't need a new RD or shifter. The only...

You don't need a new RD or shifter. The only thing you need is a narrow wide chainring to replace your 2x or 3x rings you have now. Now if you want more range with your cassette then Sunrace makes...
09-07-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,715
Posted By Canker

Well my used carbon cross bike came with used...

Well my used carbon cross bike came with used carbon bars and a used carbon stem so I guess I would. I also then installed a old carbon seatpost I had left over from an aluminum mountain bike frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,701
Posted By Canker

Or by the 2x and have it painted the color you...

Or by the 2x and have it painted the color you want. If I'm buying a $9500 bike I'm pretty sure I can afford changing the color.
08-15-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Canker

It doesn't matter. Just tube them.

It doesn't matter. Just tube them.
08-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,270
Posted By Canker

PF BB creak is an easy fix. You just yank the BB...

PF BB creak is an easy fix. You just yank the BB out and put in a Wheels Manufacturing press fit to threaded conversion BB.
I prefer threaded but I'm not going to turn down a good deal just because...
08-11-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By Canker

To clarify any cassette with a 10 tooth at the...

To clarify any cassette with a 10 tooth at the beginning of the cassette means a new freehub body. Anything that starts with an 11 will work fine with what you have.
11-42/50/whatever = fine...
08-07-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Canker

What have you done to adjust your spyres? They...

What have you done to adjust your spyres? They are pretty good mechanical disk brakes when setup correctly.
07-25-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,610
Posted By Canker

The DB Syncr isn't exactly the kind of hardtail I...

The DB Syncr isn't exactly the kind of hardtail I would use as a gravel bike. It is a hard core trail bike with 140mm of suspension, a dropper, and + tires. I'd want a XC hardtail something actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By Canker

Running more gear than you need isn't going to...

Running more gear than you need isn't going to hurt you any

11-34
06-10-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Canker

ISC Racerstape You can look it up on amazon,...

ISC Racerstape You can look it up on amazon, comes in a bunch of different sizes. Tons of reviews you can read through most of which are bike people.

Now for areas that take a heavy beating on...
06-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,953
Posted By Canker

You don't need a new wheel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You...

You don't need a new wheel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You just need to run a shimano 11-34 or wider range 11 speed cassette. The 11-32 and narrower 11 speed cassettes are the ones that require a wider...
05-31-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By Canker

The absolute black 46/30 fits 4 bolt cranks and...

The absolute black 46/30 fits 4 bolt cranks and is more expensive than a whole GRX crank. I have the AB 46/30 rings on my 105 crank and if I were doing it now I'd just get a GRX 48/31 crankset and a...
05-28-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,106
Posted By Canker

Coming from the sane mountain bike world and not...

Coming from the sane mountain bike world and not the nutty road biker world we flip them ;)

And that is with hydraulic disc brakes OMG!!!!!!!! The whole flipping hydraulic disc brakes being bad...
05-23-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By Canker

You don't NEED a special tool for any of those...

You don't NEED a special tool for any of those things. The only thing that is kind of a PITA without one is the star nut.
Crown race removal tool = hammer and a flat head screw driver. Most forks...
05-20-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,463
Posted By Canker

A 2" receiver will work with either a 2" or a 1...

A 2" receiver will work with either a 2" or a 1 1/4 rack so there is no reason not to get a 2" if you have the option. Pretty much every 1 1/4 rack will come with an adapter to put in it a 2"...
05-20-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By Canker

A 9 speed shimano mountain bike RD will work.

A 9 speed shimano mountain bike RD will work.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,462
Posted By Canker

https://store.stagescycling.com/closeout-cosmetic-...

https://store.stagescycling.com/closeout-cosmetic-blems
As far as I know shimano hasn't changed their spline interface so it doesn't have to be a r7000 and match. Just has to be the same length.
05-17-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Canker

Read up on the Powerpod on DC's site. That is...

Read up on the Powerpod on DC's site. That is about the only option that is easy to swap and cheap but last time I looked into it it wasn't great for MTBing.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Canker

Five Tens are pretty much the standard flat pedal...

Five Tens are pretty much the standard flat pedal shoe. Many many options.
05-03-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By Canker

Well the nice thing about shimano brakes is they...

Well the nice thing about shimano brakes is they are super easy to bleed if you do have issues. Avid/Sram on the other hand are a PITA.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,010
Posted By Canker

People worry about this stuff way to much. ...

People worry about this stuff way to much. Hanging it upside down, sideways, vertical whatever it doesn't hurt anything. At worst you have to pull the lever a few times to get them to feel right...
05-01-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By Canker

Cheap bang for the buck ...

Cheap bang for the buck
https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-BR-MT201-Disc-Brake
Not much reason to go mechanical when you can get those instead for the same price or cheaper.

Unless you are riding...
04-24-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By Canker

Most of those that popped up aren't "MADE" in the...

Most of those that popped up aren't "MADE" in the US, they are just US companies. How made in the US do you want? Is just the frame good enough?
04-15-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By Canker

Ever is a bit strong but yeah. If I'm climbing a...

Ever is a bit strong but yeah. If I'm climbing a rugged trail I still want suspension. If I'm climbing a boring long fire road then I might use a lock out if I can remember. Neither of my forks...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,578
Posted By Canker

I was going to post about he wolf tooth road link...

I was going to post about he wolf tooth road link but somebody beat me too it :).

My road bike is also my gravel bike, mostly road, and I run a 46/30 and 11-32 on it. I'm fairly fit and don't NEED...
03-08-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Canker

TRP Spyre. Never had any problems adjusting...

TRP Spyre.
Never had any problems adjusting them, one of the reasons I like them so much. You just adjust the outer pad in till it just starts to rub and back it off a little and then repeat on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,153
Posted By Canker

I guess we needed one more of these threads to...

I guess we needed one more of these threads to finish off the decade.
10-20-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Canker

I'm sure either one will work fine. Check to...

I'm sure either one will work fine. Check to make sure your chain isn't too long first.
09-09-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By Canker

Well if that cracks completely it won't kill you...

Well if that cracks completely it won't kill you so if you really want it and it is only $50 go for it. Personally I'd skip even bothering to try fixing it. Go to a autoparts store and buy a hose...
08-28-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,508
Posted By Canker

Jordon Boostmaster is the only one I watch that...

Jordon Boostmaster is the only one I watch that hasn't already been brought up. Another mtber mostly freeride(downhill type stuff with jumps).
07-01-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By Canker

Most of the time the "pull the lever and tighten...

Most of the time the "pull the lever and tighten the bolts" method works fine and sometimes it doesn't. One thing you can try is do it again and put a business card between the pad a rotor on the...
06-17-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By Canker

$$$$$ or Cheap? Cheap way. Get a generic...

$$$$$ or Cheap?
Cheap way. Get a generic roadlink off ebay for $3 and a Sunrace 11-40 8 8 speed cassette for $35 and yes they do make those. If your RD can't handle the 11-40 with the roadlink pick...
05-31-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,433
Posted By Canker

Surprised there is still so much carbon fear...

Surprised there is still so much carbon fear these days. The issue is the "entry level race" bit not carbon exploding. Bang for the buck you are probably going to be better off with aluminum and a...
08-21-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,122
Posted By Canker

Hydraulic disk brakes on bikes do have a fluid...

Hydraulic disk brakes on bikes do have a fluid reservoir in the brake lever and do self adjust. If yours aren't self adjusting then something is wrong with them. It is one of the advantages over...
01-15-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,095
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmIsMzyohqM Do...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmIsMzyohqM
Do you blast that when you ride it?
04-29-14, 11:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,598
Posted By Canker

Well strictly speaking for mountain biking rigids...

Well strictly speaking for mountain biking rigids make the same old trails interesting. I have a nice full suspension bike and just picked up a nice steel rigid last fall. I wouldn't give up my FS...
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