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07-19-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By franswa

Also running the B-Rad 2 on my smaller frame so I...

Also running the B-Rad 2 on my smaller frame so I can lower the seat tube cage.
07-15-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for...

chaadster nice little customizations. Thanks for the link :thumb:
07-14-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

Tell me more...

Tell me more...
07-07-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 476
Posted By franswa

Oh yeah, that is a nice looking bike. Congrats!

Oh yeah, that is a nice looking bike. Congrats!
07-06-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By franswa

Would be a good idea to have both wheel sets...

Would be a good idea to have both wheel sets properly tensioned and trued as well.
06-16-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By franswa

Spinergy discount

Hopefully not breaking any rules by posting this, but I have a code for anyone interested in buying new wheels.

Its 20% off any of their wheels, free shipping and free wheel bags. North American...
06-15-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By franswa

I like the look of the All-City Cosmic Stallion...

I like the look of the All-City Cosmic Stallion Titanium, and all the All-City character details that come along with it. Only sold as a frame set, though, so a build could go over budget pretty...
06-15-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 292,674
Posted By franswa

Nice shots, but that last location is marvelous!

Nice shots, but that last location is marvelous!
06-11-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By franswa

As mentioned, finding the right saddle to match...

As mentioned, finding the right saddle to match your anatomy is crucial, as is proper bike fit.
06-10-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

A pretty good match ...

A pretty good match


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06-09-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 292,674
Posted By franswa

650x47 WTB Byways and I was running about 23/25...

650x47 WTB Byways and I was running about 23/25 psi so I felt confident enough, though, would have been nicer to have a little more tread in the center. The other guys faired fine on their 700x38s.
06-08-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,828
Posted By franswa

I enjoy having 47s on my 650b for this exact...

I enjoy having 47s on my 650b for this exact reason, so this would be my minimum. I have a set of 650x48s when it's time to switch out. For 700c I would like to stay above 42s.
06-08-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By franswa

My Breezer Radar Pro frame was decent, stable and...

My Breezer Radar Pro frame was decent, stable and handled all types of gravel really well, but it was a bit of a tank. Road bike is fairly light aluminum CAAD10 and the Breezer's weight was...
06-08-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By franswa

might as well add the wolverine in the mix

might as well add the wolverine in the mix
06-08-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By franswa

I second the new Soma double cross, it rides...

I second the new Soma double cross, it rides really nicely

thereís also Bombtrack...
06-07-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,539,133
Posted By franswa

Is that 700c in the back and 650b up front, or is...

Is that 700c in the back and 650b up front, or is the perspective messing with my eyes?
06-07-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,236
Posted By franswa

No annoying situations where another cyclist...

No annoying situations where another cyclist thinks you're in a traffic light race just because you're both on bikes, waiting for the light to turn green :giver:
06-05-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By franswa

Some questions to ask yourself: what type of...

Some questions to ask yourself:

what type of riding do you plan on doing and what kind of surfaces?

Which of these bikes come with tubeless ready wheels?

how much tire clearance will you...
06-04-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,236
Posted By franswa

The sound of riding on gravel is like ASMR

The sound of riding on gravel is like ASMR
06-03-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,627
Posted By franswa

There were many sizes in stock in the first week...

There were many sizes in stock in the first week of May and currently have sizes 54 and 66 available right now. I was fortunate enough to get one in my size. Unfortunately, the carbon forks with rack...
05-29-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,341
Posted By franswa

You might have better results with larger volume...

You might have better results with larger volume tires at lower pressure and/or a redshift stem
05-27-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By franswa

Bump

Bump
05-25-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

Matching the frame

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05-25-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,755
Posted By franswa

We have done similar here in Austin, reducing...

We have done similar here in Austin, reducing lanes at some key locations for the increase in bike/ped traffic.
05-24-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,423
Posted By franswa

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub...

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub forum has some appreciation for Somas

...
05-23-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 292,674
Posted By franswa

Endless rain here it seems

First ride on the Double Cross

https://youtu.be/ozzXfjb9HoY
05-23-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 292,674
Posted By franswa

Reminds me of some of Safa Brianís videos

Reminds me of some of Safa Brianís videos
05-21-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,539,133
Posted By franswa

Nbd

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05-20-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,539,133
Posted By franswa

Nice nice! The mash tape goes perfectly.

Nice nice! The mash tape goes perfectly.
05-17-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

Bummer. I may not use the barrel adjuster portion...

Bummer. I may not use the barrel adjuster portion since I already have inline adjusters, but we'll see. They could prove to be easier to adjust.
05-17-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

Wolf Tooth headset, matching black bling kit,...

Wolf Tooth headset, matching black bling kit, matching seatpost clamp, Praxis Zayante carbon crank arms and IRD down tube cable stops for the new build.
05-12-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,684
Posted By franswa

And with disc brake carbon hoops there's no need...

And with disc brake carbon hoops there's no need to be able to handle potential high temps of rim braking(especially on descents) and the carbon construction and curing has changed, making them less...
05-12-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By franswa

True, but there's still a market for alloy bikes,...

True, but there's still a market for alloy bikes, especially in the gravel market.
05-12-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By franswa

https://cyclingtips.com/2021/05/geoff-kabush-previ...

https://cyclingtips.com/2021/05/geoff-kabush-previews-new-fox-32-ax-gravel-suspension-fork/
05-11-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By franswa

Not so crazy. Gravel is hot right now and money...

Not so crazy. Gravel is hot right now and money talks. Strange that it's CF only.
05-08-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 292,674
Posted By franswa

Found some gravel today ...

Found some gravel today


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and a llama

...
05-07-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

Got some accessories to go with the new bike rack...

Got some accessories to go with the new bike rack ;)

...
05-07-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,539,133
Posted By franswa

Nice GaryZim - hopefully nothing fell out of your...

Nice GaryZim - hopefully nothing fell out of your saddle bag
05-06-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,684
Posted By franswa

chaadster also they may still be doing this -...

chaadster also they may still be doing this - https://www.spinergy.com/content/bicycle/trade-in-program

I entertained the idea and they offered around $220 trade in for my i23s
05-06-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,684
Posted By franswa

I hear ya! Same wheels came on my breezer and are...

I hear ya! Same wheels came on my breezer and are sitting unused, they're clunkers. Sadly have a pair of virtually new 45c Riddlers still mounted on em. I dropped about 2lbs going to the 650b...
05-06-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,684
Posted By franswa

Heads up. 3 different Spinergy...

Heads up. 3 different Spinergy (https://www.spinergy.com/store/category/bicycle/type/2020-model) wheelsets are on sale for $499 while supplies last.
05-05-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,684
Posted By franswa

My carbon wheels have stayed a lot truer than my...

My carbon wheels have stayed a lot truer than my alloy wheels riding on the same routes, including some rocky/rooty singletrack. Something to consider..
05-05-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,568
Posted By franswa

I think a lot of the hesitation with carbon...

I think a lot of the hesitation with carbon frames and bike carriers are with the non-platform type of bike carriers. I think one that has a padded frame support like that, where the weight is still...
05-05-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

A very gently used Kuat Sherpa. Lady was selling...

A very gently used Kuat Sherpa. Lady was selling it as a result of a divorce.......for $150. Good score, I'd say.
05-04-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,651
Posted By franswa

Ok, sure, buddy, We believe ya

Ok, sure, buddy, We believe ya
05-02-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By franswa

Specialized grails work well for me when I want...

Specialized grails work well for me when I want padding. Very lightweight and comfortable
04-28-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,327
Posted By franswa

Ooh and the 650b comes in tanwall

Ooh and the 650b comes in tanwall
04-27-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By franswa

only thing I can think of is because they sell...

only thing I can think of is because they sell worldwide and some areas may require pedal reflectors to be street legal. Friend in Stockholm said she has to keep the reflectors that come on wheels in...
04-27-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,327
Posted By franswa

This has me wondering if coating my tires in...

This has me wondering if coating my tires in chain lube will result in less rolling resistance
04-27-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,327
Posted By franswa

I hear ya! I don't even need new tires for a good...

I hear ya! I don't even need new tires for a good while and am always thinking about what to choose next. I was thinking the Cannonballs but then I read about this great tire and that wonderful tire,...
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