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06-19-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,631
Posted By biketampa

you are worrying to worry IMO. ride your bike and...

you are worrying to worry IMO. ride your bike and enjoy it.
06-18-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,406
Posted By biketampa

I love the idea that because somebody doesnít...

I love the idea that because somebody doesnít want to do their own bike maintenance theyíre just lazy and spending time on Facebook and Instagram. thatís the definition of old man yelling at cloud....
06-13-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,922
Posted By biketampa

I absolutely love having fast guys like former...

I absolutely love having fast guys like former road racers doing doing gravel events. Itís cool seeing the times they put up. And IMO UCI in gravel is unnecessary and will only bring a myriad of...
06-12-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,922
Posted By biketampa

Very cool. 357 miles is a grind.

Very cool. 357 miles is a grind.
04-04-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By biketampa

Iíd email Giant.

Iíd email Giant.
03-19-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By biketampa

Boyd cycling

Boyd cycling
03-19-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By biketampa

I donít mind mud as long as I can ride through it...

I donít mind mud as long as I can ride through it without a big struggle. If itís long sections of mud that itís sapping my energy riding through then I wonít be happy. I few mud bogs that may...
03-19-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,071
Posted By biketampa

of course riding gravel is not zero risk but most...

of course riding gravel is not zero risk but most gravel routes have far less or zero traffic so fewer vehicles is almost certainly going to mean lowering oneís risk of getting hit while riding.
03-18-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By biketampa

this. If it tubeless I at least get one decent...

this. If it tubeless I at least get one decent ride in to make sure no issues.
03-17-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By biketampa

Thanks for the tips all. Think Iíll try a 40t...

Thanks for the tips all. Think Iíll try a 40t chainring and see how that feels
03-09-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,289
Posted By biketampa

For those interested. I ran the lezyne multidrive...

For those interested. I ran the lezyne multidrive for my race and it worked great. If I was alone I bumped it up to 1000 lumens if needed. In a group I toggled it to 500 lumens. One battery pack...
02-14-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,728
Posted By biketampa

thatís a moment of training at RPE. Having a...

thatís a moment of training at RPE. Having a power meter and using it to train that thereís no ability to adjust EVER.
02-13-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,728
Posted By biketampa

I have a power meter, a HRM, and a coach. Sure,...

I have a power meter, a HRM, and a coach. Sure, plenty of workouts are based on power but not all. And she doesnít just blindly look at the power numbers of a workout. She looks at my HR and takes...
07-31-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By biketampa

i wouldnít argue with trying them on first to...

i wouldnít argue with trying them on first to make sure thereís no major pressure points but I find trying them on only minimally useful. Iíve had shoes feel fine trying them on but then later on...
06-19-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By biketampa

perfect. Thatís a great deal. Went ahead and...

perfect. Thatís a great deal. Went ahead and ordered. Had planned on waiting for July 4th sales but thatís too good a deal.
03-19-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By biketampa

agree. Canít imagining it happening. Iím just...

agree. Canít imagining it happening. Iím just assuming deferred until next year.
02-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By biketampa

Sell it.

Sell it.
01-30-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,417
Posted By biketampa

What is normal level of psi loss for tubeless tires?

First time Iíve setup tubeless tires on my gravel bike. 700x42 tires at around 40psi. Iím assuming a psi or two loss is normal overnight.
01-13-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By biketampa

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x926/6211ebe9_edcd_4eb8_86f7_48c3a727720e_6449913e8d266cd09888152e5a361ef501f27ac6.jpeg
01-11-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By biketampa

I did end up buying a lauf. Only ridden on gravel...

I did end up buying a lauf. Only ridden on gravel so far. I do have a separate set of wheels with size 28 tires when I get around to taking it out on the pavement. It’s a great bike
12-24-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,616
Posted By biketampa

I do wish I had an area where I could leave a...

I do wish I had an area where I could leave a stand setup all the time.
12-23-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,616
Posted By biketampa

mine donít require a ton of maintenance but I do...

mine donít require a ton of maintenance but I do occasionally swap out some components and such so a decent bike stand helps
11-12-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,363
Posted By biketampa

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/286x320/c83b2a49_551f_4c91_b875_f613343ecb4d_6d7f2d3ea58972eb1f3cb60076d1d2ce2348370f.jpeg
Main reason for 1x gearing. :)
11-10-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,680
Posted By biketampa

tifosi have worked well for me.

tifosi have worked well for me.
11-08-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,429
Posted By biketampa

I have a few friends who purchased their gravel...

I have a few friends who purchased their gravel bikes. Nobody has any complaints.
11-05-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,970
Posted By biketampa

I donít believe theyíre saying that because they...

I donít believe theyíre saying that because they believe CX cannot go off-road. I believe theyíre saying that because CX bikes are typically more race focused so their geometry will reflect that....
11-03-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,920
Posted By biketampa

Iím not sure what youíre arguing. Of course,...

Iím not sure what youíre arguing. Of course, lower the psi on ANY bike regardless of good or bad frame can make it feel better. Just because it feels better at a lower psi doesnít mean itís covering...
11-03-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,920
Posted By biketampa

sometimes people lower the PSI a bit based on the...

sometimes people lower the PSI a bit based on the condition of the gravel theyíre riding that day. If youíre riding chunky or rooty routes no bike is going to feel like riding on a cloud. So lowering...
11-01-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,471
Posted By biketampa

I definitely prefer something larger than 38. I...

I definitely prefer something larger than 38. I ride enough gravel events where there can be a wide variety of gravel including some short single track sections or just chunkier gravel. Much better...
10-27-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,758
Posted By biketampa

If my bike was 20 lbs, I wouldnít worry about it....

If my bike was 20 lbs, I wouldnít worry about it. My bike is 26+ lbs. So itís a noticeable weight difference between my gravel bike and road bike.
02-22-17, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 294,393
Posted By biketampa

Laurel Hill County Park, Mount Pleasant, SC...

Laurel Hill County Park, Mount Pleasant, SC (outside of Charleston). This is just a small park with multiple trail loops but with the longest being 5 miles. So not a light of mileage but if I just...
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