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12-05-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By wolfchild

Rinse your bike with some fresh water and let it...

Rinse your bike with some fresh water and let it dry. Then lube your chain and lube other components and continue riding. Don't worry about it .
12-05-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,535
Posted By wolfchild

Even with foot retention a fixie should have...

Even with foot retention a fixie should have front and rear brakes just in case you need to make a panic stop or stop in a hurry.
12-05-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,535
Posted By wolfchild

I do and never had a problem but I will be 100%...

I do and never had a problem but I will be 100% honest and say that even with very grippy pinned platform pedals and grippy shoes it`s still more dangerous than riding with some form of foot...
12-04-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 807
Posted By wolfchild

Grease can gum up the pawls and make them stick,...

Grease can gum up the pawls and make them stick, especially in dirty or cold environments. It`s better to use oil on anything that has pawls. The only parts that require grease are the bearings and...
12-04-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 807
Posted By wolfchild

Lubing a freehub with oil is OK...Keep doing what...

Lubing a freehub with oil is OK...Keep doing what you`re doing...The only part where you need grease is the bearings.
12-03-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 430
Posted By wolfchild

No sugar , no milk in my tea...I like like my tea...

No sugar , no milk in my tea...I like like my tea black and extra strong...
12-02-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 645
Posted By wolfchild

Why, because there is nothing bad about eating a...

Why, because there is nothing bad about eating a cookie.
11-28-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,137
Posted By wolfchild

Carbon is probably the worst material on a bike...

Carbon is probably the worst material on a bike which is going to be used for work and see frequent travel.
11-26-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,535
Posted By wolfchild

Too many people associate fixed gear with track...

Too many people associate fixed gear with track racing...Fixed gear doesn`t mean it has to be a track bike or some tricked out hipster bike...I have a mountain bike and a gravel bike with rear facing...
11-25-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,535
Posted By wolfchild

It isn`t more efficient but it is more fun and...

It isn`t more efficient but it is more fun and provides a better workout.
11-22-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 997
Posted By wolfchild

Proper winter boots exist. Go and buy yourself...

Proper winter boots exist. Go and buy yourself some cold weather boots.
11-22-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,558
Posted By wolfchild

I stand by what I said...OP doesn`t need a power...

I stand by what I said...OP doesn`t need a power meter or an indoor trainer...What OP needs is to purchase a bike and start riding.
11-21-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,558
Posted By wolfchild

A new cyclist should spend a minimum of 2 years...

A new cyclist should spend a minimum of 2 years in the saddle to build some basic fitness and endurance and to see if they enjoy cycling and if it`s for them...before investing in expensive training...
11-20-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 884
Posted By wolfchild

I like to start my rides very early in the...

I like to start my rides very early in the morning between 5:30 AM - 6:00 AM..
11-19-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,421
Posted By wolfchild

Dual sided pedals with one side platform and the...

Dual sided pedals with one side platform and the other spd is probably the worst thing ever invented...Just get yourself proper MTB platform pedals with pins and a pair of grippy shoes and go riding....
11-19-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,421
Posted By wolfchild

Your riding skills suck that's all there is to it...

Your riding skills suck that's all there is to it and you just need more practice .... I've ridden some very difficult trails on my MTBs with platform pedals and never had a problem with my feet...
11-15-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,627
Posted By wolfchild

The correct number of gears is based on personal...

The correct number of gears is based on personal preferences of an individual.
11-14-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,666
Posted By wolfchild

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving...

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving threads and you'll be fine.:lol:
11-14-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,666
Posted By wolfchild

I think the moderators have been doing a great...

I think the moderators have been doing a great job is weeding out trolls and inappropriate posts...I know I posted few things which were not right and right away the mods dealt with it, I don't have...
11-14-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,627
Posted By wolfchild

I enjoy reading and studying maps...Never used...

I enjoy reading and studying maps...Never used GPS yet.
11-14-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,745
Posted By wolfchild

I hope they carrying extra cassettes and...

I hope they carrying extra cassettes and chainrings.
11-13-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,255
Posted By wolfchild

Two of my bikes would equate to a 4x4 pick up...

Two of my bikes would equate to a 4x4 pick up truck and my third bike would equate to a subaru
11-13-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,627
Posted By wolfchild

Putting medical issues aside....Balance is a...

Putting medical issues aside....Balance is a skill which can be developed through training.
11-13-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,627
Posted By wolfchild

The less the better....I prefer just one.

The less the better....I prefer just one.
11-12-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,745
Posted By wolfchild

An inexperienced newbie comes on bikeforums to...

An inexperienced newbie comes on bikeforums to tell everybody that bicycles are bad for your knees...This is either trolling or complete lack of experience and understanding about cycling.
Forum: Commuting
11-11-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By wolfchild

You could alternate between the two...Some days...

You could alternate between the two...Some days ride your road bike and some days ride your MTB.
11-10-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,884
Posted By wolfchild

Stretching isn't going prevent injuries or heal...

Stretching isn't going prevent injuries or heal injuries or resolve medical issues....Stretching is just a waste of time and can actually cause injuries.
11-08-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,509
Posted By wolfchild

Having two different types of valves gives...

Having two different types of valves gives cyclists an opportunity to have debates and arguments on bikeforums about which type of valve is better.
11-08-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,391
Posted By wolfchild

When it comes to water bottles I choose stainless...

When it comes to water bottles I choose stainless steel because you can use it for cold or hot drinks
11-06-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,745
Posted By wolfchild

After 14 years of using fixed gear and...

After 14 years of using fixed gear and singlespeed bikes for commuting, recreational riding, gravel riding, mountain biking... I find it very amusing when some random stranger tells me what gearing...
11-06-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,412
Posted By wolfchild

The thing is that drop bars are not any faster...

The thing is that drop bars are not any faster than flat bars. Majority of people who use drop bars have their hands on the hoods which is very similar to having your hands on the flat bars. There is...
11-06-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,412
Posted By wolfchild

I don't think it had anything to do with fitness...

I don't think it had anything to do with fitness level and not being able to keep up with the group...It's more about " looks". These elitist club riders have their own definition of what a "real...
11-06-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,412
Posted By wolfchild

The type of bars that the person is using have...

The type of bars that the person is using have nothing to do with the riders skill or fitness level...What the bike shop told you is BS.
11-05-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,412
Posted By wolfchild

What she really meant was that she and her bike...

What she really meant was that she and her bike club is a bunch of elitist snobs...The comment she made about flat bars being unsafe is complete BS..
11-05-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By wolfchild

I don't use apps and I don't use indoor...

I don't use apps and I don't use indoor trainers...I ride outdoors all year round.
11-05-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,382
Posted By wolfchild

In the early days of cycling all bikes were fixed...

In the early days of cycling all bikes were fixed gear and single speed and people still managed to race, train, ride for recreation and fun, tour the world, bike pack, gravel ride, commute to their...
10-31-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By wolfchild

Definitely choose a gravel bike because it's a...

Definitely choose a gravel bike because it's a lot more versatile....With a gravel bike you have a choice running bigger tires or smaller tires and room for putting on full fenders if you ever decide...
10-29-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,092
Posted By wolfchild

Why do people even bother to waste time and...

Why do people even bother to waste time and complicate cycling by calculating this type of stuff ??
10-27-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,382
Posted By wolfchild

All of my bikes are singlespeed and fixed gear,...

All of my bikes are singlespeed and fixed gear, this thread just doesn't make any sense to me.
10-23-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By wolfchild

40 F - 55 F isn't cold. It should be very easy to...

40 F - 55 F isn't cold. It should be very easy to select proper clothing for these type of temps. Experiment and see what works best for your needs.
10-22-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By wolfchild

Just enjoy riding your bike and don't worry about...

Just enjoy riding your bike and don't worry about wheel revolutions, pedal stroke and other irrelevant nonsense.
10-22-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,587
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't exist, the isn't a fabric out there that can keep water out and let sweat out at the same time...You have a choice, you can either accept getting wet with...
10-22-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,049
Posted By wolfchild

I am lucky to have some singletrack MTB trails...

I am lucky to have some singletrack MTB trails and some gravel trails very close to home. I don't don't even have to drive to get there, I can leave home on my bike. It's been my go-to places for...
10-21-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,745
Posted By wolfchild

Those numbers only apply to bikes which are too...

Those numbers only apply to bikes which are too small and have a bent fork installed backwards .
10-20-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,917
Posted By wolfchild

Game Changers is a vegetarian propaganda .A bunch...

Game Changers is a vegetarian propaganda .A bunch of famous celebrities getting paid big $$$ to use their influence and popularity to spread some ideological nonsense....China Study is a bunch of...
10-19-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,917
Posted By wolfchild

They are only strong inside their gyms and strong...

They are only strong inside their gyms and strong at performing various gym exercises....Give them a sledge hammer and a shovel and put them at a physical labor job and they wouldn't last for 15...
10-17-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,660
Posted By wolfchild

Speed is not a measure of fitness, don't stress...

Speed is not a measure of fitness, don't stress yourself about speed numbers.
10-17-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,122
Posted By wolfchild

You are allowed to stop as many times as you...

You are allowed to stop as many times as you want. for whatever reasons you want.
10-16-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,122
Posted By wolfchild

I stop every time I feel like taking a drink or...

I stop every time I feel like taking a drink or eating something. Sometimes I also stop to enjoy the scenery or just to relax and observe what is happening around. There is nothing wrong with...
10-16-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,430
Posted By wolfchild

How long an aluminum frame will last depends on...

How long an aluminum frame will last depends on the manufacturing process, the type pf aluminum used and quality control ..I have a 14 year old aluminum framed MTB with a rigid steel fork. I have...
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