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07-13-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By chas58

I think it is a POS. They advertize something...

I think it is a POS. They advertize something like "up to 18mm" of travel, but mine doesn't move at all. It does dampen vibrations (thanks zert), and can make an aluminum bike feel more like a...
07-10-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,752
Posted By Wileyrat

You do realize that it's nothing more than a...

You do realize that it's nothing more than a phone call for someone like me to have that bike lane closed for a considerable "safe" working distance, don't you? I've been riding long before there...
07-09-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By Steve B.

RideWithGPS

RideWithGPS
07-04-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Overnight your body converts fat into carbs via...

Overnight your body converts fat into carbs via gluconeogenesis, so you should generally have 25g of blood sugar (100 calories), 100g of glycogen in your liver (400), and 400g (1600) in your muscles...
07-04-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,897
Posted By genejockey

Don't overlook hub drag, though. One of my bikes...

Don't overlook hub drag, though. One of my bikes coasts down the same hills a lot faster than the others, and they're all set up exactly the same, so there should be no aero difference. The fast...
07-03-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,299
Posted By Bill in VA

YES!!! I have found that also. Additionally,...

YES!!! I have found that also. Additionally, the reviews are often NOT of the identical item being sold, but are same brand, but different model. For bike parts I have found Universal Cycle and...
07-03-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By dusty01

so I do a bunch of different physical exercises,...

so I do a bunch of different physical exercises, and I perform better fasted. I like to lift or run at 0430 in morning and then head to work outdoors doing physical work. Iíll eat at around lunch for...
07-03-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Aladin

Continental 5000 TL

Conti has become my brand over the yrs. Like the Pro One TL's... but the 5000 wears so much better. Pics.. of wear indicators. Worn rear
has ~2700+ compared to new one yet to mount.
...
07-02-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By DarKris

Close - I settled on 32 psi front and 37 psi...

Close - I settled on 32 psi front and 37 psi rear. Iím actually pretty heavy (~355 lbs) so thatís as low as Iíd want to go.



It is fun for sure! For now however I just got my other rear tire in...
07-02-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,299
Posted By veganbikes

I have really high doubts a local bike shop is...

I have really high doubts a local bike shop is going to go to the trouble to get counterfiet KMC Missing Links. That just sounds fishy. I can see there being an issue with a product but usually that...
07-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By pbass

Check out this incoming Sutra:...

Check out this incoming Sutra: https://theradavist.com/2020/07/konas-forthcoming-sutra-ultd-29r/
07-01-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Pop N Wood

Camelbak podium has an insulated option as well. ...

Camelbak podium has an insulated option as well.

https://www.amazon.com/CamelBak-Podium-Chill-Insulated-Bottle/dp/B07R1CD6S3

These mud caps are nice to keep dust out of the spout.
...
07-01-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,897
Posted By subgrade

In addition to the previous response, the wheel...

In addition to the previous response, the wheel hubs, mainly the hub bearings, can also make a noticeable difference. The aero aspect at the speeds you mentioned play a lesser role, it's mostly down...
07-01-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,889
Posted By elcruxio

I have the Shimano SD-5 sandals and they are by...

I have the Shimano SD-5 sandals and they are by far the best touring shoe I can imagine. Breathable, cool and quick drying when its hot but can be used in almost freezing conditions and rain when...
06-30-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,889
Posted By adamhenry

I live in sandals all summer long but there ain't...

I live in sandals all summer long but there ain't no way. That first picture of sandals with socks hurts my eyes. Plaid shorts with suspenders would be a good match. Sandals would never work for...
06-30-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 151,514
Posted By LSUFANDAN

Just changed up my 2021 Specialized Comp Carbon....

Just changed up my 2021 Specialized Comp Carbon. Got some shimano xtr spd pedals with a nice pair of specialized shoes to go with them. Took the 38mm gravel tires off and put some 32mm Continental...
06-30-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,299
Posted By Troul

Amazon's price matching policy has drove me to...

Amazon's price matching policy has drove me to look twice elsewhere for anything of certain value. Bought something from them not long ago that shipped & sold by Amazon that drop over 50% in price...
06-30-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd go frameset build route. Curve GMX+ ...

I'd go frameset build route.

Curve GMX+

Rawland ULV

Mason ISO

RodeoLabs Flaanimal 5.0
06-30-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By speed king

You'll never be sorry. ...

You'll never be sorry.
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06-30-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By wsteve464

Evil Chamios Hagar I think this is about as...

Evil Chamios Hagar I think this is about as hardtail 29er as you can get in a gravel bike.
06-30-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,299
Posted By PoorInRichfield

As Amazon is often times just a store front to an...

As Amazon is often times just a store front to an unknown seller, you are right in that it can be risky to buy just about anything on Amazon. Pay attention to the "Ships from and sold by" reference...
06-30-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,299
Posted By Ross520

Amazon... A warning.

Just an FYI for those that weren't already aware, Amazon is an awful place to purchase bike parts and accessories.

Here's the thing, counterfeits run rampant on their Marketplace, and they do...
06-30-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By thumpism

You either can't be made to understand or you're...

You either can't be made to understand or you're being argumentative. In either case, I wish you many happy uncollided miles and...Ignore.
06-30-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,094
Posted By sdimattia

My current ratio of 46/17 puts me at 66 GI, going...

My current ratio of 46/17 puts me at 66 GI, going to a 16t would give me 70 GI. I'm sure lots of people say 66 GI is low for flat NYC (which it can be), but it's low enough to get up bridges and big...
06-29-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,965
Posted By 70sSanO

You know you can use this and throw it back in...

You know you can use this and throw it back in his ears, so to speak.

As... when you ride a $5000 bike everything meshes together, you can hear it and feel it. It is like music to your ears. It...
06-29-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By wheelsmcgee

Metievel - hereís a good list of contenders, not...

Metievel - hereís a good list of contenders, not sure if itís been updated in a while:

https://bikepacking.com/index/drop-bar-mountain-bikes-29er/
06-29-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,965
Posted By wgscott

As for the original question, I think he picked...

As for the original question, I think he picked $500 because he assumed $500 would buy you a decent new bicycle. (A Trek FX1 is $440 and the FX2 is $630, so this is probably not completely...
06-29-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,025
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve stopped a lot to take photos of fowl.

Iíve stopped a lot to take photos of fowl.
06-28-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By 70sSanO

Five years from now the used market will be...

Five years from now the used market will be phenomenal as bike boom bikes sit in garages unridden.

John
06-27-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,025
Posted By Gconan

Widefoot. ...

Widefoot.

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06-27-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By oik01

I ordered the seatpost they recommended. I was...

I ordered the seatpost they recommended. I was just unhappy with their method and their exam/ attention to detail didn't instill confidence. Simplest example is that my complaint was neck pain and...
06-26-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By KeatonR

I did bite the bullet and went with the Mavic...

I did bite the bullet and went with the Mavic All-road pro wheels, and I love them. You can mount tires and get them aired up tubeless with a hand pump, no compressor. I've been running Mavic's 40mm...
06-24-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By Rides4Beer

Love my 32mm GP5000s, wouldn't go any smaller,...

Love my 32mm GP5000s, wouldn't go any smaller, you're not going to be giving up any noticeable speed. :thumb:
06-22-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,965
Posted By GlennR

Then it wouldn't be a $10,000 bike ;) If...

Then it wouldn't be a $10,000 bike ;)

If your saying can you tell the difference between a SL and SLR with everything the same except the frame? Since i've never had the opportunity I can't answer...
06-22-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,965
Posted By GlennR

In 2015 I replace a Madone 4.6 (Rival) with a...

In 2015 I replace a Madone 4.6 (Rival) with a Emonda SLR (eTap) at a graduation gift to myself when my youngest was off the family payroll. It was a "stupid" expensive purchase and a total splurge....
06-22-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,965
Posted By Ogsarg

I would say your friend has a point. If what he...

I would say your friend has a point. If what he wants from a bike is to get exercise and enjoy scenery, a $5k bike really doesn't have much value over a much less expensive bike....at least not for...
06-22-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,881
Posted By Pop N Wood

This mask nonsense needs to go away. People need...

This mask nonsense needs to go away. People need to stop forcing their irrational phobias onto others and stop trying to rationalize their fears by attempting to shame people who think differently...
06-21-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,881
Posted By Indyracer

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of...

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of water. Masks are useless.
06-19-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By hillyman

They're all in getting their new Walmart bikes...

They're all in getting their new Walmart bikes repaired after riding 10 mi or so
06-19-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,858
Posted By Toespeas

change my mind , is a meme statement that can be...

change my mind , is a meme statement that can be applied to anything !
06-19-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,858
Posted By Toespeas

when i use my phone for nav on 100 plus mile...

when i use my phone for nav on 100 plus mile rides i have ear buds and an my nav app does turn by turn in my ear i dont even have to look at the screen , everyone assumes and they have no clue how to...
06-17-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By Hmmm

Continental GP 5000 700x32. Smooth as butter,...

Continental GP 5000 700x32. Smooth as butter, fast as lightning, light as a cloud.
06-17-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,394
Posted By Ghazmh

Well, if your riding with a group that won’t stop...

Well, if your riding with a group that won’t stop for you to drink from your bottle than perhaps you should master that skill before riding with this group.
06-17-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By AlanK

I'd be inclined to a Kona over a Trek. Kona is a...

I'd be inclined to a Kona over a Trek. Kona is a small company owned and operated by dedicated cyclists while Trek is the epitome of a soulless corporations that emphasizes marketing more than...
06-16-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By dwmckee

I rode a Warird for 2 years, owned a Renegade, a...

I rode a Warird for 2 years, owned a Renegade, a Revolt, and now have been on an Open U.P. for over two years. The U.P has changed my riding over two years like no other bike has. It is perfect. ...
06-16-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,858
Posted By FiftySix

Don't worry. All that facial recognition...

Don't worry. All that facial recognition infrastructure tells us exactly where you've been. Mask or no mask.
:innocent:


:D
06-16-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 27,251
Posted By Rachel Ross

Yes guys it is true that exercises help to lose...

Yes guys it is true that exercises help to lose weight but my mother always says that if you want to lose weight then eat less. There is, however, a theory, what you eat is what you are and if you...
06-15-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By MarcusT

Could just be sheer envy, but it seems that...

Could just be sheer envy, but it seems that humanity turns farther away from being happy for someone and nearer to "if I cannot do it, then no one should".
06-15-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By MarcusT

There are some hot springs areas. That might be...

There are some hot springs areas. That might be an idea to consider.
Thanks
06-15-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By MarcusT

Yea, it's great here. I have to sacrifice a good...

Yea, it's great here. I have to sacrifice a good salary to live here, but that once a year trip makes me feel like a king. Most likely be the Val Pusteria region....
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