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02-22-19, 03:36 PM
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Posted By travbikeman

OHhhhhh, the evil N+1 disease! Trigger 3,...

OHhhhhh, the evil N+1 disease!

Trigger 3, that is a serious mountain bike!
02-22-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By travbikeman

You do realize that after all of these cool...

You do realize that after all of these cool upgrades, you are now on the hook for some pictures to show all of us that have offered advice!!!! Right????

We will need to see what this bike looks...
02-20-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By travbikeman

I've read that it is a big improvement if you...

I've read that it is a big improvement if you want a suspension fork. It's an air fork so of course it's lighter and adjustable to what you want.

There had been discussion about this a few...
02-19-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By travbikeman

Paragon Gold: ...

Paragon Gold:

https://www.sram.com/rockshox/products/paragon-gold-rl
02-18-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By travbikeman

:thumb:Thanks all, Wiha tools look great! I'm...

:thumb:Thanks all, Wiha tools look great! I'm slowly replacing all the cheap tools I have and appreciate you all letting me know of this brand.

Hmmm, I haven't taken the DeWalt bits out of package...
02-17-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By travbikeman

Thanks Everyone! I ended up buying DeWalt bits...

Thanks Everyone! I ended up buying DeWalt bits for my Multi Screwdriver. Will try this and if doesn't work well, next time I will buy some of the higher quality tools.
02-16-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By travbikeman

Favorite Torx tool

Few years ago I bought a Craftsman Torx T handle tool set. Found how weak the metal was to the tool set when attempting to take rotor bolts off my bikes wheel.

Since I will soon be adjusting the...
02-15-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,537
Posted By travbikeman

Both are same sites, just the original logo's. ...

Both are same sites, just the original logo's. I'm assuming that one day in the future, they will have only one name. I checked the site and frankly, not seeing any deals on anything that I can't...
02-15-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By travbikeman

Really depends on what you want to do. I myself...

Really depends on what you want to do. I myself have the slightly older Conti's that are identical to these: Continental AT Ride...
02-15-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By travbikeman

Where do you ride? Rails to trails, canal...

Where do you ride? Rails to trails, canal trails, city riding, paved trails, dodging cars? Depends on how you ride on what upgrades would work for you.
02-09-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By travbikeman

Last year I was riding on the Great Allegheny...

Last year I was riding on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP). I had stopped at the Mason Dixon Line park. Where this couple blaring their country music on a speaker rode by. I mean really loud. ...
02-06-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By travbikeman

BikeTiresDirect, Jenson, Amazon........

BikeTiresDirect, Jenson, Amazon........
02-04-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By travbikeman

YouTube is very helpful! RJBikeGuy video's are...

YouTube is very helpful! RJBikeGuy video's are great!

I just repacked wheel bearings after watching video's on how easy it is to do.
02-04-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By travbikeman

I'll have to ask about that the next time I'm at...

I'll have to ask about that the next time I'm at the LBS. Hoping it doesn't fade too quickly. But do wonder if this is a common issue with neon style colors in general, not just the Dorel bikes.
02-03-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 184,246
Posted By travbikeman

That is a really nice looking Cannondale!

That is a really nice looking Cannondale!
02-03-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 184,246
Posted By travbikeman

@ hokiefyd...

@ hokiefyd (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/hokiefyd-455851.html) Nice job! Looks good and as if it came stock that way.
02-03-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 184,246
Posted By travbikeman

After a few do it yourself Youtube video's, I...

After a few do it yourself Youtube video's, I have re packed the bearings in the wheels of my Crosstrail. The grease in them were really nasty looking. Planning on doing this annually rather than...
02-03-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By travbikeman

Very Nice! Like the red color! Did you get this...

Very Nice! Like the red color! Did you get this from Performance Bikes or your LBS?
02-03-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By travbikeman

I put my new Trail (pictured below) on Layaway at...

I put my new Trail (pictured below) on Layaway at the LBS a week ago, but am going to change this to an upgraded Trail. This is the Trail 7, I've decided to go after the Trail 6 in yellow instead....
01-28-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By travbikeman

You have a lot of choices of bike racks that...

You have a lot of choices of bike racks that would fit the tailgate of a Hyundai Entourage/Kia Sedona. Check out:

ETrailer Trunk Mount for Kia Sedona...
01-27-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By travbikeman

Checked out Performance Bikes in Gaithersburg MD...

Checked out Performance Bikes in Gaithersburg MD this past Friday. Not much left, just the bikes and little inventory that not many people are willing to buy.

They did have signs up that they...
01-27-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,720
Posted By travbikeman

Also need to read some descriptions on a few of...

Also need to read some descriptions on a few of these helmets. This helmet uses the Specialized name, but it's actually a Sefulim. Tricky! It even has all 100% positive reviews, which I find...
01-26-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 419,712
Posted By travbikeman

Thanks! Actually it was tempting. ...

Thanks!



Actually it was tempting. I've ridden in snow before, but not as deep as what is showing in these pictures. It is fun, and a great workout!
01-26-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By travbikeman

YouTube has some great video's on fixing this: ...

YouTube has some great video's on fixing this:

RJ The Bike Guy - Stripped threads
01-26-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,720
Posted By travbikeman

I too like Specialized helmets. There are several...

I too like Specialized helmets. There are several in the $40 to $70 price range that come with or without MIPS and Specialized new calling feature and integrated rear bike light.

Specialized...
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