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10-04-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By MarcusT

Morning; mtb. Afternoon; road

Morning; mtb.
Afternoon; road
10-01-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,279
Posted By MarcusT

Might get better replies from the Fat Bike forum....

Might get better replies from the Fat Bike forum.
My patented adage:
Mtb is good for single track, fat bike is good for no track.
Though I use it for almost anything
Forum: Fatbikes
09-30-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By MarcusT

It's rare when I go fast. I don't take trails, I...

It's rare when I go fast. I don't take trails, I blaze my way across beaches, river beds and forests.
For those with fatties, it's not a criticism it's a fact of life. Big, wide tires with low psi...
Forum: Touring
09-21-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,002
Posted By MarcusT

Avoid sex, politics and religion, and start a...

Avoid sex, politics and religion, and start a conversation. Weather, what lay ahead or what lay behind
09-02-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By MarcusT

My "click" was driving me crazy, after hours of...

My "click" was driving me crazy, after hours of removing, re-installing, I discovered it was my shoe lace tips hitting the crank. :bang:
08-28-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,847
Posted By MarcusT

Being a smart consumer means getting your money's...

Being a smart consumer means getting your money's worth, which can be very subjective.
Many people (myself) do not buy certain things thinking of resale value. I expect to keep my bikes until they...
08-28-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,847
Posted By MarcusT

Somebody has to buy it new or there would not be...

Somebody has to buy it new or there would not be used to buy later.
I have bought new and I've bought used and...
If I can afford it I will buy new
08-20-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By MarcusT

I apologize, but I must be the old, crusty guy. ...

I apologize, but I must be the old, crusty guy.
As kids on our Swingers, Mustangs, etc; those poor bikes saw a heck of a lot worse. We rode not only through water, but into water, we left them in...
08-01-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,934
Posted By MarcusT

Every time, I think; this might be risky, I say...

Every time, I think; this might be risky, I say to myself; better to die doing something you love rather than slipping in the bath tub or hit by a falling piano
07-15-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By MarcusT

I am always worried how some lubes will affect...

I am always worried how some lubes will affect the plastic housing and such. I use silicon oil, about as inert as you can get
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,683
Posted By MarcusT

Go as cheap as you can. If your finances are...

Go as cheap as you can. If your finances are limited, give up luxury or trying to look like a pro tourer.
Scavenge anything you can, then try a few tours. If you like it, then you can start to...
Forum: Touring
07-09-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By MarcusT

Some of the biggest mistakes I've ever made in...

Some of the biggest mistakes I've ever made in purchasing is; buying only because it was a great price
06-27-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,364
Posted By MarcusT

Tire pressure changes a lot on Fat bikes. Where...

Tire pressure changes a lot on Fat bikes. Where off trail might use 6 psi, road could be up to 22 psi.
Physics will make it slower, but not much more so than a plus tire.
The tire itself can also...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-26-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,409
Posted By MarcusT

One question: How did you get the bike to stand...

One question:
How did you get the bike to stand by itself? I see no prop
06-24-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,233
Posted By MarcusT

I like flats because: You can move your feet...

I like flats because:
You can move your feet around. After a few hours of riding, the same position can be annoying.
With wide platform pedals you can use any footwear you want, even flip flops...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-20-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,499
Posted By MarcusT

What he said

What he said
Forum: Touring
06-18-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By MarcusT

I brought an action cam on one tour. Between...

I brought an action cam on one tour. Between turning off and on, switching out batteries constantly, by mid-trip it was in my bag.
I keep my compact camera on my belt and pull it out when needed.
05-28-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,766
Posted By MarcusT

All is well. The pressure holds, but the next...

All is well. The pressure holds, but the next day, I need to top it off, which I hear is expected. But much, much improvement and am no longer thinking about buying new tires.
Forum: Touring
05-13-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,569
Posted By MarcusT

No extended trips yet, but from the long tours...

No extended trips yet, but from the long tours I've seen, they either have very flexible jobs or they just quit and worry about it afterwards. I try to organize my trips around holiday weeks, that...
05-01-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 33,151
Posted By MarcusT

And I did not fight it. A friend bought one, he...

And I did not fight it.
A friend bought one, he let me try it on some trails and I was hooked. Purchased an E MTB the following week.
Yesterday, I took it on a trail that I would have not even...
Forum: Touring
04-29-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,492
Posted By MarcusT

Thanks, that is so productive. Is this your alt...

Thanks, that is so productive. Is this your alt ID when you decide to be rude?
Forum: Fatbikes
07-30-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,264
Posted By MarcusT

Only if you want the fat bike to replace the MTB....

Only if you want the fat bike to replace the MTB. I am longer longer into gravity rushes, so I switched to a fat bike. It is slower and a pig on the uphill, but it will take you anywhere and with...
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