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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...
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.
02-23-21, 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...
02-11-21, 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...
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, 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
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
02-03-21, 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.
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.
01-15-21, 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.
Forum: Commuting
01-08-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,603
Posted By sloppy12

I agree with this. On my commuter bikes I prefer...

I agree with this. On my commuter bikes I prefer swept back. commute is from 9-15 miles one way depending on my mood.

i Have drop bar bikes, I like drop bar bikes. I can go just as far on a...
01-08-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,484
Posted By sloppy12

I was just wondering about this last night. ...

I was just wondering about this last night. Where the heck would I carry that giant ass tube.

I am gonna set it up tubeless in the next couple weeks and carry a plug kit and pump. No way I am...
01-08-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By sloppy12

I would go microshift all day long over tourney. ...

I would go microshift all day long over tourney. now with acolyte, advent, and advent X I don't even think its a contest.
01-07-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,464
Posted By sloppy12

Depends on how hard or long the ride was.

Depends on how hard or long the ride was.
01-04-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By sloppy12

You have it. its clearance on the middle gear...

You have it. its clearance on the middle gear that can be a issue. you know a 36 clears right now. need to see how close the rear chain stay that gear is. Its usually pretty clear if you can fit...
01-04-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By sloppy12

I wouldn't replace the crank if money is the...

I wouldn't replace the crank if money is the issue. that crank will take any 104BCD narrow wide chain ring. its the frame you need to make sure will clear a larger gear, and a new crank wont change...
01-04-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By sloppy12

The new gear will replace the middle ring. you...

The new gear will replace the middle ring. you may not have room for a 40-42. You need to look at clearance on the middle ring. You also need the single gear bolts or spacers to make up the...
01-04-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By sloppy12

yep get a 104 BCD narrow wide chain ring... What...

yep get a 104 BCD narrow wide chain ring... What clearance you have on the frame for a larger gear I dont know.

You can use the gears you have to test and lock the derailer in the middle gear.
12-23-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By sloppy12

I was gonna do this but got yelled at. lol The...

I was gonna do this but got yelled at. lol The kid knows about the bike I stripped it and repainted it colors he wanted. I suggested lets just throw all these new parts in a box and he can get...
12-22-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,775
Posted By sloppy12

I have 3000 miles on a rad wagon. they are fine...

I have 3000 miles on a rad wagon. they are fine solid bikes it does 30 mile round trips to work just fine. the brakes are the weak point but its a easy upgrade(They work its a cargo bike and they...
12-22-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,512
Posted By sloppy12

Locally we had a group that did like fun night...

Locally we had a group that did like fun night rides it was a cruiser bike thing. any walmart bike would probably be fine for that type of activity and those are generally gonna be the more chill...
12-21-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,512
Posted By sloppy12

Yeah just dump gravel and walk away. plus the...

Yeah just dump gravel and walk away. plus the parking cause people drive to ride bikes, toilets need toilets(cant poop in the woods), constant land management(grass and trees grow), handicap and...
12-21-20, 09:08 AM
Forum: BMX
12-17-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By sloppy12

Yeah I think you are hearing the wrong thing. I...

Yeah I think you are hearing the wrong thing. I am the one saying lets ride down these stairs and he is the one yelling at his little brother not to do it. lol He is trying more and more so here...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-17-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,375
Posted By sloppy12

I will miss that hill. best ride on that one was...

I will miss that hill. best ride on that one was on our tandem I had a 8 year old stoker and a 5 year old probably asleep on a tag along. so we start getting close and get past by a group of road...
12-17-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,966
Posted By sloppy12

Yes that will rise the bar up. I would try a...

Yes that will rise the bar up. I would try a swept back bar first. I am not a huge fan of those stem risers but for your application its fine. One thing you may run into with both swept back bars...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,220
Posted By sloppy12

a trench shovel will fit in there. lol

a trench shovel will fit in there. lol
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,220
Posted By sloppy12

Nope. 8PM is safer than rush hour, around here...

Nope. 8PM is safer than rush hour, around here its dark for both in the winter and I would pick the later time if I had the choice.

I do understand the family time issue though. And I adjust my...
12-16-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,966
Posted By sloppy12

backwards and reversed it looks like. the lever...

backwards and reversed it looks like. the lever should face forward with a downward angle that matches your grip on bars, the left side(seated on bike) should be front wheel, Right side should be...
12-16-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By sloppy12

If he has this concern on the disk brake side I...

If he has this concern on the disk brake side I am sure he isnt going to lay the bike on the derailer side.
12-15-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By sloppy12

Gyro's are great. I just ride a bike so I can...

Gyro's are great. I just ride a bike so I can eat more gyro's and beers.

buy a used bike fix it up ride it to get gyros
12-10-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,162
Posted By sloppy12

I have never even used a phone for a return or a...

I have never even used a phone for a return or a lost package for a refund. you fill out the little return form thing give a reason and drop off at kohls, or a amazon store. I think one time before...
12-10-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By sloppy12

I mean golf clubs have a practical use beyond the...

I mean golf clubs have a practical use beyond the game. We just don't need to bash in our neighbors head much anymore. lol
12-09-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 3,470,908
Posted By sloppy12

I needed a winter beater. Bike basically stays...

I needed a winter beater. Bike basically stays on back of car. right now I have to shorten my morning ride to work shorter days, dropping off kids at school luckily I have MUP that basically goes...
12-09-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,864
Posted By sloppy12

That climb should be not bad at all on a ebike. ...

That climb should be not bad at all on a ebike.

50 miles on a ebike is totally doable even on low cost one. you can set PAS to around a 100 watts or lowest setting and just cruise. hit a big hill...
12-07-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,864
Posted By sloppy12

Six miles depending on terrain should be pretty...

Six miles depending on terrain should be pretty sweat free if you choose that way to ride. 6 miles on a ebike is not much at all its gonna go by pretty fast.

the bike packing thing and solar I'm...
12-07-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By sloppy12

I think what you are called is the ignored...

I think what you are called is the ignored majority. want/need a comfortable bike, want/need a upright position, want/need a way to carry cargo.

all the sub niches dont really matter just ride.
12-04-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,873
Posted By sloppy12

1. Nope set the assist low or just push the bike...

1. Nope set the assist low or just push the bike past its cutoffs. You can for sure still get heart rate up and exercise on any ebike. The second part about travel depends on what travel means to...
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,665
Posted By sloppy12

the microwave is only more dangerous if you...

the microwave is only more dangerous if you bypass the door safety and stick a body part in it.

dumb people are the biggest dangers.
12-03-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,966
Posted By sloppy12

I think I would just go to walmart and get a new...

I think I would just go to walmart and get a new schwinn. they have a hybrid the Kempo around $250 range. 700c, disk brakes, and step thru. plus fender and rack mounts.

unless you find a free...
11-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By sloppy12

Nope. its about the same as riding any bike. ...

Nope. its about the same as riding any bike.


Knowing a few nurses. I kinda ignore all of their blame games. ebikes had nothing to do with more visits, people getting off the couch did. lol...
11-30-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16,809
Views: 1,787,171
Posted By sloppy12

First real "splorin" trip for these guys. only...

First real "splorin" trip for these guys. only about 6 miles the little one bonked or just gave up once things turned more single track. all in all they had fun. really were amazed by riding...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15,436
Views: 11,494,092
Posted By sloppy12

also a clothes line. ...

also a clothes line.

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11-23-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By sloppy12

You need youtube watch park tools and RJ the...

You need youtube watch park tools and RJ the bike guy. they both have videos on pretty much any repair you will ever make. watch video order tools if needed.

RJ the bike guy will be more home...
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