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12-07-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By DangerousDanR

Stuart: thanks for the input. I forgot to copy...

Stuart:
thanks for the input. I forgot to copy the other section in the link I pasted.
12-07-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By DangerousDanR

From Schwalbe: https://www.schwalbe.com/en/profil

From Schwalbe: https://www.schwalbe.com/en/profil
Forum: Fatbikes
12-04-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 52,263
Posted By DangerousDanR

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,282
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have started accumulating bits and pieces to...

I have started accumulating bits and pieces to turn one of my Lynskey hardtail mountain bikes into a gravel bike. Not really a no holds bared dream build, but it will be a Ti frame with carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20,275
Views: 4,569,886
Posted By DangerousDanR

One of these! ...

One of these!


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11-30-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,379
Posted By DangerousDanR

I do understand the reason OP wants to go with...

I do understand the reason OP wants to go with the TRP cable brakes. This is a Ritchey Breakaway, The idea is to take it apart and put it in a couple of cases so you can fly with it. With cable...
11-30-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,285
Posted By DangerousDanR

I know that your weather over there in Michigan...

I know that your weather over there in Michigan is a little worse than ours here in North Dakota, but doesn't winter mean Fat Bike season has started there?
11-29-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,379
Posted By DangerousDanR

First off, I hope you enjoy your Ritchey as much...

First off, I hope you enjoy your Ritchey as much as we have ours. It has done a lot of miles, and hopefully it will do a lot more.

Our Breakaway Tandem is setup as a 1X9 using a Box 9 11-50 with a...
11-25-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By DangerousDanR

We also run 700X32C GP5000 but we run tubeless. ...

We also run 700X32C GP5000 but we run tubeless. Also on Spinergy wheels. Our working pressure is right at the 87 PSI listed as the maximum on the box they came in. All up with the panniers and our...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By DangerousDanR

I did not get a response to the message I sent...

I did not get a response to the message I sent Highway Two through their web site in 24 hours, so I called them. Their answering system has an option for "Continental tire warranty claims" and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By DangerousDanR

Sy: Thanks for that. I just "contacted"...

Sy:
Thanks for that. I just "contacted" (bad pun when dealing with Continental) them. Let's see if they respond...

-Dan
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By DangerousDanR

Good luck with that. I sent Continental a picture...

Good luck with that. I sent Continental a picture of my tire that failed due to the bead separating from the casing. I also noted that this was the second such failure and that they had happened on...
11-20-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By DangerousDanR

My wife and I have done several tours on our...

My wife and I have done several tours on our Ritchey Double Switchback. Ours is configured as a flat bar touring bike.

We use paniers on a fork rack to carry our stuff. The bike is stable to at...
11-18-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,566
Posted By DangerousDanR

Done! I guess their marketing isn't very good......

Done! I guess their marketing isn't very good...
https://evelo.com/

I actually know a fellow who has one as a winter commuter.
11-14-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have used both Conti GP5000TL 700CX25 and...

I have used both Conti GP5000TL 700CX25 and Schwalbe Pro One 700C X 25 on my solo bikes. I have run both of these tires tubeless. Both are good. Both seem to have their weaknesses. I have had two...
11-14-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By DangerousDanR

Hmmmm... let me think... Let's see......

Hmmmm... let me think...



Let's see... 6 felony counts doesn't exactly sound like doing nothing. Nope, post 39 was 180 degrees off.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,375
Posted By DangerousDanR

Merlin lists them as in stock at 2 for $86.68 USD...

Merlin lists them as in stock at 2 for $86.68 USD for 25mm but the 28 are out of stock. I am aware that the GP5000 seems to be a lot of people's favourite tire, but there are other fish in the sea. I...
11-01-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,093
Posted By DangerousDanR

I get it... you don't like Governor Abbot's...

I get it... you don't like Governor Abbot's politics. But until bicycle and pedestrian safety can be moved out of the category of partisan bickering the likelihood of meaningful improvements in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By DangerousDanR

I just got a set of Light Bicycle wheels, 46 mm...

I just got a set of Light Bicycle wheels, 46 mm deep with Carbon Ti hubs. I have their graphene brake tracks, which may have been pure marketing fluff.

Brakes are Campagnolo Record with Campagnolo...
10-29-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,856
Posted By DangerousDanR

I do not think this word means what you think...

I do not think this word means what you think this word means!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,792
Posted By DangerousDanR

Which manufacturer and tire model?

Which manufacturer and tire model?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By DangerousDanR

I wear an old firefighter's balaclava that I have...

I wear an old firefighter's balaclava that I have from a past life. They are designed to be worn under a helmet. It is something like this one:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,792
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have had two Continental GP5000tl tires fail...

I have had two Continental GP5000tl tires fail when the bead separated from the tire casing. The short version is now viewable here:
...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,912
Posted By DangerousDanR

Report, and don't back down! I had an...

Report, and don't back down!

I had an incident with a city employee who was driving an SUV on a MUP. I asked him for his ID and he very briefly held it up, then drove off. Initially his...
10-15-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,101
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have seen plenty of people who were trapped in...

I have seen plenty of people who were trapped in their seats. Between the Jaws and a Sawsall they can be extricated. We even made a Mercedes wagon convertible once to get a person out.

The sell...
10-14-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,732
Posted By DangerousDanR

The situations are very different. First, when...

The situations are very different. First, when fire, police, or EMS close a road they are following established rules, and when they are closing the road they are doing so because the life or health...
10-14-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,732
Posted By DangerousDanR

Mr. Polansky lost me when he said "People...

Mr. Polansky lost me when he said "People shouldn't be allowed to suffer on the streets while the wealthiest society in history swirls around them." I have some friends who in many ways are like the...
10-13-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,101
Posted By DangerousDanR

This feature is available in some markets. ...

This feature is available in some markets.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8052273/Car-warning-stop-drivers-opening-car-door-path-passing-cyclist.html

With an existing "blind...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,950
Posted By DangerousDanR

I am using Orange Seal Sub-Zero, which they give...

I am using Orange Seal Sub-Zero, which they give the lowest puncture sealing rating and it has sealed all the tire punctures I have had. One of them (a front tire puncture) I was aware of sealant...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,950
Posted By DangerousDanR

When I started out playing with road tubeless I...

When I started out playing with road tubeless I started with the sealant I was using on my mountain bike. Why not. Tape on the MTB was 3M duct tape, so I switched to a different tape. Seemed...
10-06-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By DangerousDanR

Not a Southerner, but I used to do a lot of...

Not a Southerner, but I used to do a lot of machinery installations all around the south. The following from the Texas Association of Counties (https://www.county.org/) describes the form of...
10-04-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,935
Posted By DangerousDanR

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/Mango/longboar...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/Mango/longboard8_cruisers_bikes.htm

It is a rim brake cruiser...
10-01-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By DangerousDanR

OK. The incident report was submitted. We will...

OK. The incident report was submitted. We will see what happens.
10-01-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By DangerousDanR

LDL: my mistake. Missed that. His...

LDL:
my mistake. Missed that. His business web page lists him as a specialist in DWI, drug related cases, sex crimes, domestic violence, and Federal Felonies. He seems to be the...
10-01-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By DangerousDanR

The kid's lawyer is a Rick Detoto who seems to be...

The kid's lawyer is a Rick Detoto who seems to be a guy who specializes in defending DWI cases ( Rick Detoto Law Firm (http://detotolawfirm.com/)). The "Special Prosecutor" Warren Diepraam is the one...
10-01-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By DangerousDanR

Maybe Ankney Hill? Fairly steep and that kind of...

Maybe Ankney Hill? Fairly steep and that kind of event would not have been any fun. Me? No, I was over in the coast range in a small town that is trying to become a MTB destination.

And as for...
10-01-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By DangerousDanR

Jefferson! My wife used to drive up there to buy...

Jefferson! My wife used to drive up there to buy cloth from the Jefferson Woolen Mill. You are fortunate this didn't happen a very few miles north of where you were.

But my question still stands:...
10-01-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By DangerousDanR

Well, Paul, I am not from Texas or anywhere in...

Well, Paul, I am not from Texas or anywhere in the American South. But this kind of thing happens everywhere. And not just in the USA. And not just for the wealthy. I mean it helps to be rich and...
10-01-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,433
Posted By DangerousDanR

Hopefully Texas has some law that allows this kid...

Hopefully Texas has some law that allows this kid to be charged with "First Degree Felony Dumb Ass." That is where maybe there is a suspended sentence and probation until he turns 25, and one...
09-30-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By DangerousDanR

Paul: I am well aware of the fact...

Paul:
I am well aware of the fact that the CPSC has criteria that they apply before they will take action.

The report record is at ...
09-30-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By DangerousDanR

Reporting defects to the CPSC

I guess I am not the only one who doesn't like to report even a serious issue to the CPSC (https://www.saferproducts.gov/). Thinking about it I am trying to understand why? I have come up with two...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,863
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have had the same issue with the bead...

I have had the same issue with the bead separating from the tire on two different GP5000 tires. Both were 700CX25 TL and both were mounted on the rear of my Lynskey, both on an alloy rim, but they...
09-21-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,250
Posted By DangerousDanR

They are horrible.:rolleyes: I spend hours...

They are horrible.:rolleyes: I spend hours putting new sealant in every week. Not to mention that if I have a flat or when a tire wears out I will have to get schmutz on my hands, so I sit by the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,785
Views: 499,160
Posted By DangerousDanR

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

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Clay County 11. Zinnias alongside the corn.
09-12-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,416
Posted By DangerousDanR

I'll bite. PM sent...

I'll bite. PM sent...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-10-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By DangerousDanR

I kind of get the people who don't want to try...

I kind of get the people who don't want to try road tubeless. There is a bit of a learning curve.

For a mountain bike. Well, aha, all the cool kids ride tubeless. It is the pool noodle in the...
09-09-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,785
Posted By DangerousDanR

Cane Creek eeWings for the cranks. A single...

Cane Creek eeWings for the cranks. A single speed with a Gates belt drive. Rolf wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,662
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have a hard time with this one. I have nothing...

I have a hard time with this one. I have nothing against using a 23 mm tire, and I don't doubt that they have lower aerodynamic resistance on most wheels. But I have ridden on large rear tires for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,662
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have a hard time with this one. I have nothing...

I have a hard time with this one. I have nothing against using a 23 mm tire, and I don't doubt that they have lower aerodynamic resistance on most wheels. But I have ridden on large rear tires for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,950
Posted By DangerousDanR

Remember this? ...

Remember this?


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That is a very worn out 700CX32 GP5000 on my...
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