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10-12-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,486
Posted By veganbikes

True, it was mostly Flint having the major issues...

True, it was mostly Flint having the major issues but still no excuses for Kid Rock et al.
07-18-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,192
Posted By veganbikes

I highly recommend SwissStop pads and a good...

I highly recommend SwissStop pads and a good shoe. One piece pad/shoes are cheap but do not have the rigidity of a shoe with replaceable pads and the pads that come with those tend to be better and...
07-07-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,877
Posted By veganbikes

Hello I am Cycling Joe, I represent the...

Hello I am Cycling Joe,

I represent the concern of Awfully Good Starches. We are manufacture of high quality starches for the athletic needs of athletes and people who are also interested. We have...
07-07-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By veganbikes

I am all for measuring by hand for some of the...

I am all for measuring by hand for some of the odd older stuff but QBP has a great spoke length calculator and Surly and All City are both QBP brands and so far everything has been accurate for me. I...
07-07-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,057
Posted By veganbikes

Maybe then go support your local bike shop. Less...

Maybe then go support your local bike shop. Less likely to be a scam and you can likely get the part right away rather than wait for shipping. People are so cheap these days that online scams sites...
07-07-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By veganbikes

I would recommend using a trainer specific tire...

I would recommend using a trainer specific tire which is designed to handle the heat of a trainer and also make sure your tires are properly pumped up. You won't get any punctures from glass or...
06-30-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By veganbikes

ABUS ABUS ABUS and ABUS! Seriously if you are...

ABUS ABUS ABUS and ABUS! Seriously if you are looking for a lock get an ABUS lock especially if weight is a concern, most locks are heavy because with cheap steel and poor hardening you need extra...
06-30-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,207
Posted By veganbikes

Wow nice attack on the mountain bikers and...

Wow nice attack on the mountain bikers and further creating the B.S. divide that exists. Just because you have a clunky heavy mountain bike doesn't mean that mountain bikes are slower and Wally-Marts...
06-26-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,836
Posted By veganbikes

"The problem with quotes found on the internet is...

"The problem with quotes found on the internet is it is hard to verify their authenticity" Abraham Lincoln, 1st President of America and inventor of the Buick Riviera and Legos (which are both named...
06-26-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By veganbikes

Just get some Camelbak Podium Chill or Ice...

Just get some Camelbak Podium Chill or Ice bottles and you are all set. You are throwing away money buying tap water someone else bottled and then you throw away the bottle. Just buy something...
Forum: Touring
06-24-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,285
Posted By veganbikes

I went with a Fly Creek UL2 HV tent and that is...

I went with a Fly Creek UL2 HV tent and that is plenty of space for myself and not terrible with a second person but would draw the line at adding gear with a second person but there are some second...
06-24-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,207
Posted By veganbikes

What about a bulldozer with razorblades on the...

What about a bulldozer with razorblades on the front of it?
06-23-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By veganbikes

I wouldn't put money into anything from Wal-Mart,...

I wouldn't put money into anything from Wal-Mart, Target, or any other box store. If you want a decent conversion candidate for a cool touring or gravel bike find an old steel 90s mountain bike of...
06-22-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,045
Posted By veganbikes

I always wear a full suit underneath my kit, it...

I always wear a full suit underneath my kit, it was designed for birthdays but is also good for other highly formal events :P
06-17-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,472
Posted By veganbikes

Has anyone ever had a truly good gas station...

Has anyone ever had a truly good gas station burrito under 50 that doesn't give you firehole?
06-09-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By veganbikes

I like the following rim manufacturers: Velocity,...

I like the following rim manufacturers: Velocity, WTB, HED Belgium and H+Son. There are others out there but these are ones I use or would sell to a customer who is looking for a reliable rim.
06-08-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,682
Posted By veganbikes

Whining? Oy vey y'all are crazy. People are so...

Whining? Oy vey y'all are crazy. People are so butthurt about the bicycle industry here it makes no sense. You realize that Shimano pulled a bunch of stuff from QBP a while back and I see no reason...
06-08-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 470,743
Posted By veganbikes

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I need some chips now
Forum: Touring
05-29-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,153
Posted By veganbikes

I can eat and do anything I choose not to exploit...

I can eat and do anything I choose not to exploit animals because it is wrong on every level.

You are correct there is food and non-food and animals are not food nor are they clothing or...
Forum: Touring
05-21-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,153
Posted By veganbikes

You missed the point entirely. The point was...

You missed the point entirely. The point was people mention harming (and actually harm) animals so casually and so often and act like it is ok because it is the norm or because they did one thing...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,153
Posted By veganbikes

I am vegan and unlike most carnists I don't feel...

I am vegan and unlike most carnists I don't feel the need to talk about it all the time non-stop and have it plastered everywhere from T.V. to print ads to just going into the average grocery store...
05-18-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,980
Posted By veganbikes

Sure sure, but at least getting your most used...

Sure sure, but at least getting your most used tools as top end as you can get makes the most sense. If you don't change a lot of pedals, then a cheap pedal wrench is probably not going to be so bad...
05-18-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,019
Posted By veganbikes

This is mostly terrible advice. Yes it is true a...

This is mostly terrible advice. Yes it is true a lot of locks can be gotten into with a big tool with perfect conditions but unfortunately we are in the real world and that isn't practical. Most...
05-18-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,863
Posted By veganbikes

Bikes Direct sells cheap crap with names from...

Bikes Direct sells cheap crap with names from companies that had some prestige at one point and were bought out by BD so their crap could look legit. Those concerned with what BD sells must be...
05-15-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By veganbikes

That is cool, I am hoping to visit their sometime...

That is cool, I am hoping to visit their sometime soon. I love seeing their older bikes and love seeing those old tension discs. The 90s was a crazy time for mountain bikes.
05-15-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,019
Posted By veganbikes

ABUS ABUS ABUS and ABUS. Don't bother with the...

ABUS ABUS ABUS and ABUS. Don't bother with the rest. Seriously don't and don't worry about little stickers on the lock that say "sold secure" or "gold rated" or whatever council of what not has rated...
05-13-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,741
Posted By veganbikes

I don't really have a maximum, but my minimum for...

I don't really have a maximum, but my minimum for a new geared bike would be $800 and probably $600 for a SS/FG. However my main thing is getting a bike that works well for me. I am happy to spend...
Forum: Touring
05-13-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,569
Posted By veganbikes

Best thing to do is go on a Sub 24 hour trip....

Best thing to do is go on a Sub 24 hour trip. Shorter trips like that get you started and then you can move onto bigger and better things. Me personally I don't really have time for long tours but...
05-13-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,616
Posted By veganbikes

Bikes generally will get stolen because people...

Bikes generally will get stolen because people allow them to get stolen either through poor locking practices, poor locks or thinking they are safe. Bikes don't have to automatically get stolen if...
04-17-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,611
Posted By veganbikes

I mean I never complain about a pink and purple...

I mean I never complain about a pink and purple frame. It is a good look.

As far as locks ABUS ABUS ABUS and ABUS. Seriously for the weight and protection you won't really beat them, We tested a...
09-26-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By veganbikes

Those are real geniune Fakeagnolo wheels straight...

Those are real geniune Fakeagnolo wheels straight from the hands of Tulipo Campanolios and his famous factory in Chinitaly. Same wheels Eddie Merx and Lans Armedstrong rode at the Gyro di Chinatalia....
09-20-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,763
Posted By veganbikes

Would never waste money on a Tesla. Way too...

Would never waste money on a Tesla. Way too proprietary and way too customer unfriendly. Sea Sucker seems to have done just fine on a whole bunch of other cars. I could see if you put a really heavy...
12-09-17, 10:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,037
Posted By veganbikes

Ehhh, kind of ish, but it doesn't happen quite...

Ehhh, kind of ish, but it doesn't happen quite like that. Any material can fail and fail pretty badly at any point for any number of reasons. Most modern carbon is pretty durable and strong. If you...
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