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03-04-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By sloppy12

I agree on flats and unloaded its not bad. ...

I agree on flats and unloaded its not bad.

He is talking about hills and touring. that's not a great starting point for that. If he for sure has a 36 on cassette(which sounds like he is not...
03-04-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By sloppy12

What do you have in the back of the 26er? I...

What do you have in the back of the 26er?

I am going to guess the sutra will amaze you. (friend rides one daily for work its a great bike.)

My 26er MTB has a 32 12/46(more offroad than on) it...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By sloppy12

no problem, plug it in and charge it. if you are...

no problem, plug it in and charge it. if you are on a campus I would try and get away with charging in the class room. assuming there is room you can probably get away with it.
03-02-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,672
Posted By sloppy12

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next...

Look bro I was at mile 50 of a centrury the next stop was ten miles from that bush. It was a now or never moment. I picked it up in one of them doggie bags and tied it to tree branch like everyone...
03-01-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By sloppy12

yeah stop in. they are cool guys. quite a few...

yeah stop in. they are cool guys. quite a few good shops on trail.
03-01-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By sloppy12

what part of Ohio are you in? there is a group...

what part of Ohio are you in? there is a group ride at dirty river this sunday at 10. its usually pretty chill under 10 miles but will have at least some hills.
03-01-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By sloppy12

I have drove that section. and I will ride it...

I have drove that section. and I will ride it this summer. if you have to walk walk.

Best advice I can give is get off the rail trails. You wont get used to hills any other way. If you are...
02-25-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,009
Posted By sloppy12

yes. I would buy/build a fleet of e...

yes.


I would buy/build a fleet of e bikes install throttles and call them mopeds.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,890
Posted By sloppy12

I dont think in the history of engineers have...

I dont think in the history of engineers have they ever been to concerned with the dude fixing the junk or building the junk.
02-25-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By sloppy12

amazon or ebay at that price range. pick one...

amazon or ebay at that price range. pick one with some kind of display most of those allow at least for some programing. the cheapest ones with just a throttle with lights that show battery level...
02-25-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By sloppy12

were the broken bottom brackets on bikes that...

were the broken bottom brackets on bikes that were built for a bottom bracket style mid drive? I have seen broken bottom brackets on bikes from peddle power. Jeff clearly is designing this bike...
02-23-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,273
Posted By sloppy12

I live pretty close to you, winds and hills...

I live pretty close to you, winds and hills around here take it out of the ebikes for sure.
02-23-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By sloppy12

Bosch and shimano don't have the best support...

Bosch and shimano don't have the best support systems in place. Bafang parts are pretty much always available and they haven't changed or became obsolete. this bike sure looks to be getting built...
02-22-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,361
Posted By sloppy12

So basically a e bike is fine until its in your...

So basically a e bike is fine until its in your backyard?
02-22-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By sloppy12

Bafang is just fine. its no less quality than...

Bafang is just fine. its no less quality than any other brand.
02-19-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By sloppy12

Yes, you will probably need either a new...

Yes,

you will probably need either a new wheel or new hub and lace into that wheel.
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,857
Posted By sloppy12

So what I am getting from all this texas snow is...

So what I am getting from all this texas snow is that my fruit/vegetable bill is probably gonna rise here in a month or so?
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,857
Posted By sloppy12

Man I laughed when I saw that. You drove from...

Man I laughed when I saw that. You drove from NY and got to WV and asked why roads got closed. Because the state is a mountain. that's why they close WV when it gets bad. not lack of prep or...
02-11-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,191
Posted By sloppy12

cross fit

cross fit
Forum: Fatbikes
02-11-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By sloppy12

Does it matter? if its says 12 and 12 feels good...

Does it matter? if its says 12 and 12 feels good then the pressure should be set to 12.

Its not a matter of accurate if you use the same gauge its a matter of repeatable. Repeatable is easy to...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-11-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By sloppy12

My comment was meant as a joke. Pressure charts...

My comment was meant as a joke. Pressure charts are used for rockets...

One can assume that anyone that is nerding out on pressure charts is probably using the same gauge at both spots.
...
02-11-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,191
Posted By sloppy12

I am trying to get my walked everyday badge bro, ...

I am trying to get my walked everyday badge bro, :D
02-10-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,211
Posted By sloppy12

Yeah and if someone buys a e commuter bike and...

Yeah and if someone buys a e commuter bike and rides to work every day it does help.
02-10-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,211
Posted By sloppy12

That started out at 10K for a new e car. its...

That started out at 10K for a new e car. its just kept dropping.

Motorcycles had a section in that rebate as well, I think it was around 2500 max. I have quit following the rebates so I dont...
02-10-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,999
Posted By sloppy12

My stokers are 8 and 6. they didn't like it when...

My stokers are 8 and 6. they didn't like it when I left them home either. :D
02-10-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,999
Posted By sloppy12

try leaving the stoker at home. I did that and...

try leaving the stoker at home. I did that and it fixed the issue. it came back as soon as I got home though.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-10-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By sloppy12

I was gonna say a pressure differential chart...

I was gonna say a pressure differential chart isn't rocket science, but I guess it actually kinda is.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-10-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,375
Posted By sloppy12

Uhauls available dates system sucks. I always...

Uhauls available dates system sucks. I always just call the week before and tell them what I want.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-09-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,375
Posted By sloppy12

Cleveland has Uhauls. reserve one ride right to...

Cleveland has Uhauls. reserve one ride right to the uhaul joint and pick up a van.
02-08-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By sloppy12

its weak GPS. I get all the time try riding in...

its weak GPS. I get all the time try riding in a parking deck it gets really crazy or if you leave GPS on and stop at store.
02-05-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,913
Posted By sloppy12

That study is BS. a 100% of people that died...

That study is BS. a 100% of people that died last year from not drinking still died.
Forum: Commuting
02-05-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By sloppy12

One whats close? and two I do it now for...

One whats close?

and two I do it now for free. So I would be in. lol
02-04-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By sloppy12

looks like a 1" quill stem? I didnt think there...

looks like a 1" quill stem? I didnt think there were really any options for that.
02-04-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,660
Posted By sloppy12

people just think in speed. They have no...

people just think in speed. They have no concept of all the other working factors... To most people anything electric is even more confusing electric motors do not respond to input like any gas...
02-04-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,293
Posted By sloppy12

I don't know that one example and football or...

I don't know that one example and football or even any ex athlete is a good baseline for any life choices. When it comes to athletes they don't always have the most natural ways of staying fit.

I...
02-03-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,177
Posted By sloppy12

well unless you have inspector gadget legs most...

well unless you have inspector gadget legs most people can judge with simple logic. or maybe you rock or lean when at full extension?
02-03-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,362
Posted By sloppy12

shrink wrap it... you can get long rolls of...

shrink wrap it... you can get long rolls of shrink and in different colors to.
Forum: Foo
02-02-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By sloppy12

neighborhood kid had one growing up. they kinda...

neighborhood kid had one growing up. they kinda sucked unless snow was perfect. if snow was perfect it was kinda scary. was definitely taken off many a jump.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-02-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By sloppy12

a 2" tire is not far off from "normal" at this...

a 2" tire is not far off from "normal" at this point. I would absolutely do a tour, a really long ride, or all pavement ride on a 2" tire.
02-02-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,320
Posted By sloppy12

kettle bells and "thera" bands can be had at...

kettle bells and "thera" bands can be had at walmart. you can do allot with just those. and its cheaper than one month of gym.

push ups, burpees, pull ups.
01-29-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,305
Posted By sloppy12

The was it cold? and "your crazy" do get kind...

The was it cold? and "your crazy" do get kind old.

No it wasnt cold. The crazy part is probably true but still seems rude.
01-28-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 341
Posted By sloppy12

Whats your axle to crown?

Whats your axle to crown?
01-28-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 341
Posted By sloppy12

Do you have to keep the shock? I would swap it...

Do you have to keep the shock? I would swap it out for something like a surly ECR fork. doesnt sound like you really need a shock for the use case.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By sloppy12

google only likes roads.

google only likes roads.
01-25-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By sloppy12

Front hub drive and two batteries. one battery...

Front hub drive and two batteries. one battery for work cause she will probably really like the boost. and then a big battery for the long rides.

250 watts for someone that already rides is...
01-19-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,357
Posted By sloppy12

NIMH are pretty inscrutable really.. We used to...

NIMH are pretty inscrutable really.. We used to almost catch them on fire over charging them when racing RC's, then we would totally discharge and dead short packs for storage. I only saw a couple...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,769
Posted By sloppy12

I kinda doubt Ferrari would cover a fender if you...

I kinda doubt Ferrari would cover a fender if you hit a "stick" while driving offroad either.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-15-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By sloppy12

How do you live in WI and not ride in mud? I am...

How do you live in WI and not ride in mud? I am in Ohio and half the year the entire state is mud. and wrecking trails really doesn't mater if I am riding on a trail that was made by a truck with...
01-15-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By sloppy12

they have a 32c mounted now. should be fine

they have a 32c mounted now. should be fine
01-12-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,620
Posted By sloppy12

I use marine grease just whatever generic brand...

I use marine grease just whatever generic brand walmart had.
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