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06-27-15, 08:40 PM
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Posted By gjmen003

If it matters, I will be running 2.25 to 2.35...

If it matters, I will be running 2.25 to 2.35 tires. Probably Nobby Nics.
06-27-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By gjmen003

2015 Duster Elite vs 2015 Crossmax SL

I've been thinking about upgrading my Duster Elites with Crossmax SL's on my 2015 EX7. I am 200 lbs and I would consider myself an aggressive XC rider. I just wonder about the durability of these...
05-02-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,517
Posted By gjmen003

Well I went for another ride and decided to drop...

Well I went for another ride and decided to drop in at the lbs while out. I just wanted to make sure I wasn't wasting my time chasing something that wasn't a problem. I showed the mechanic the...
04-30-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,517
Posted By gjmen003

Thanks everybody for your input. I think what I'm...

Thanks everybody for your input. I think what I'm going to do is pull it apart and adjust the bearings and add a little grease if they look light on lubrication. I just feel like this shouldn't be...
04-29-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,517
Posted By gjmen003

Pedal Axle Play?

I recently bought a pair of Blackspire Sub 4 pedals for my hybrid which is used for bike path and street riding. I tried clipless a few years ago and never really cared for them much. After about 250...
04-23-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,233
Posted By gjmen003

Here are a few different pics. These bar ends...

Here are a few different pics. These bar ends would work on the stock DS bars. I decided to go with the Salsa because I found the 17 deg backward bend very comfortable. You wouldn't have the exact...
03-28-15, 04:15 PM
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Views: 556,569
Posted By gjmen003

doggiedaddy, honestly, this was a while ago, but...

doggiedaddy, honestly, this was a while ago, but If I recall correctly, I believe it was service and reliability issues. I think what we need here is for someone who actually has Isozone to reply....
03-25-15, 06:23 PM
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Views: 556,569
Posted By gjmen003

After talking to a few people at the LBS, it...

After talking to a few people at the LBS, it seems Trek believes the Isozone was a mistake. I'm sure that's why it has been discontinued for the 2015 models. Myself, it looks like something that may...
03-23-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,820
Posted By gjmen003

Here is a pic with the ESI grips.

Here is a pic with the ESI grips.
03-23-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,820
Posted By gjmen003

I mounted a set of bar ends on the inside of...

I mounted a set of bar ends on the inside of Salsa bars. Works great. gjmen
02-16-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,233
Posted By gjmen003

434646 Salsa Bend 2 with Profile Designs bar...

434646

Salsa Bend 2 with Profile Designs bar ends may work for you.
I have ordered some ESI racer grips in hopes I can get them around the bar ends.
Forum: Touring
02-11-15, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By gjmen003

Try the Schwalbe Marathon Mondials. Marathon...

Try the Schwalbe Marathon Mondials. Marathon Mondial HS 428 | Schwalbe North America...
Forum: Touring
02-11-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By gjmen003

Try the Schwalbe Marathon Mondials. Marathon...

Try the Schwalbe Marathon Mondials. Marathon Mondial HS 428 | Schwalbe North America (http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires/marathon_mondial)
02-04-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By gjmen003

approx 7.125" if anyone else needed the info. Thx...

approx 7.125" if anyone else needed the info. Thx gjmen
02-02-15, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By gjmen003

anyone...anyone

anyone...anyone
01-31-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By gjmen003

Salsa Bend Bar 2 Questions

I am interested in purchasing the Salsa Bend Bar 2 in 17 deg sweep. Unfortunately none of the lbs have them for me to look at. I am curious what the grip clamping area measures. Depending in how they...
01-15-15, 08:09 PM
Forum: Touring
01-13-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By gjmen003

Thanks for the help. gjmen

Thanks for the help. gjmen
Forum: Touring
01-10-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By gjmen003

Thule Rack and Ortlieb Bag Compatibility

I was wondering if someone could tell me if the Thule Pack n Pedal Tour Rack was compatible with Ortlieb Front Roller Classics.

Thank you, gjmen
12-22-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By gjmen003

takenreasy, why so many sets of Aeroheads in 20k...

takenreasy, why so many sets of Aeroheads in 20k miles? Is this all that is expected from a rim? Thx gjmen
12-22-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By gjmen003

Has anyone had any experience with the Michelin...

Has anyone had any experience with the Michelin A3 Air Stop tubes? I have heard good things and the price seems right. I don't see the wide variety for the 700x35 like I do the narrower and wider...
12-18-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By gjmen003

I have always been a fan of XT. Just after doing...

I have always been a fan of XT. Just after doing a search it seems a lot of people have had issues with the hubs. I just want a hub I have confidence in.
12-13-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By gjmen003

New wheelset Choice

I am thinking of having some XT 785 centerlock 36h hubs laced up to some Velocity Dyad 700c rims for light touring on my hybrid. What are your thoughts on the XT hubs? I have read both good and bad...
12-05-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By gjmen003

Thank you, gjmen

Thank you, gjmen
11-30-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By gjmen003

Grips, brake lever, shifter and remote lock-out....

Grips, brake lever, shifter and remote lock-out. No a big deal, but if I don't need to remove, it would definitely make it easier to move from bike to bike. Thx gjmen
11-30-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,194
Posted By gjmen003

Are they ever really complete? :)

Are they ever really complete? :)
11-30-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By gjmen003

Thanks for all the help, all questions were...

Thanks for all the help, all questions were answered. But now have one more. (and probably more to come). The Garmin out front mount comes with a 25.4 mm adapter which I will need for one of my...
11-30-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,680
Posted By gjmen003

You can also change the handlebars if just a...

You can also change the handlebars if just a little more height is needed. If the 8.4 is a newer model I believe it has a 15mm riser bar. You should be able to find a 20 or 25 mm riser bar and in...
11-29-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By gjmen003

Garmin 500 Edge Questions

I have been researching GPS/computers for my bike and I think I have narrowed it down to the Edge 500. I do have several questions that I'm hoping someone here can help me with. First, what is the...
11-23-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,194
Posted By gjmen003

Yes,this does really make the bike complete. I...

Yes,this does really make the bike complete. I hope you are as happy with it as I am. Do yourself a favor and get the remote, you will be glad you did. Who wants to stop pedaling to lock or unlock?...
11-22-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,194
Posted By gjmen003

Rock Shox Paragon worth it? YES! This was exactly...

Rock Shox Paragon worth it? YES! This was exactly what I was looking for. I have not been able to go on a very long ride due to the weather here, but I can tell I'm going to like it. This fork...
11-12-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,194
Posted By gjmen003

I spoke with my LBS yesterday about seeing if...

I spoke with my LBS yesterday about seeing if they could stiffen the fork at all and they said there was nothing they could do with it. I then asked about upgrading to the RS Paragon. So I decided to...
11-10-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,194
Posted By gjmen003

I have been wondering the same question myself. I...

I have been wondering the same question myself. I find the Suntour fork way to soft and cushy. I would upgrage to the paragon if I knew I could put enough air in it to make it more stiff. I was also...
10-14-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 556,569
Posted By gjmen003

Yes, unfortunately they said that was as stiff as...

Yes, unfortunately they said that was as stiff as it would go. Hopefully some will post their input on the Rock Shox Paragon. I would hate to buy it without checking it out first. Thx
10-11-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7,400
Views: 2,165,453
Posted By gjmen003

My New Ride

This is my Labor Day weekend purchase. Just wish winter was not so close. :mad:
10-11-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 556,569
Posted By gjmen003

New to DS Forum

Hey everyone, just wanted to introduce myself, cyclist out of Cleveland Ohio. Picked up a 2015 DS 8.6 Labor Day weekend. I am loving this bike. Everything but the forks. I just cant seem to get them...
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