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11-28-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,208
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi there, I have seen bikes with the Conti tires,...

Hi there, I have seen bikes with the Conti tires, local picture classifieds advertisements of them used and even had in hand two used 700c versions. I do see wear down the centre on them. Some...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-09-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Hypno Toad

I've only thrown a couple studs riding on all...

I've only thrown a couple studs riding on all kinds of conditions, mostly they wear down riding on pavement.

I replace the studs in my Dillingers after a few seasons too, and I agree that the...
11-02-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,374
Posted By mihlbach

If you're looking for deep aero rims, consider...

If you're looking for deep aero rims, consider November's Rail 55. The hubs are your choice. You can save some money by going with Bitex or Boyd hubs or spend more on White Industries or Chris King....
10-22-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,079
Posted By JBerto

My "beloved but ancient" TREK FX 7.1 after all...

My "beloved but ancient" TREK FX 7.1 after all the "surgery"... finally! :roflmao:
...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-16-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Hypno Toad

Studded Fat Tire Review: Four Studded Fat Bike Tires That Will Crush It

https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-gear/four-studded-fat-bike-tires-that-will-crush-it-through-the-winter-review/
09-19-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,388
Posted By donm1967

Thanks all for the advice and encouragement. ...

Thanks all for the advice and encouragement.

Yesterday we planned on riding 60 miles. My friend mapped a route that was actually 65. We took our time, drank and ate frequently, made a few short...
09-17-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,388
Posted By livedarklions

I usually stop for lunch half-way. Had a lot of...

I usually stop for lunch half-way. Had a lot of great meals. I just don't see the point in posting about nasty comments somebody might make, but nobody has.

My main way of motivating myself is...
Forum: Fatbikes
08-12-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By sloar

Surly Wednesday

I’ve been searching for a Surly Fat bike for months with no luck. This popped up online about 8 miles away. Picked it up yesterday, couldn’t be happier.




...
07-20-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 9,809
Posted By Barry2

56yr 6’1” 185lb…… flat ground, 12-13mph…. rule of...

56yr 6’1” 185lb…… flat ground, 12-13mph…. rule of thumb … 25cal per mile.
Based on reading from a Stages Cycling power meter.

Hills do increase cal, but not as much as you’d hope.

Barry
06-16-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,914
Posted By chas58

Just ran across this use case:

Just ran across this use case:
05-07-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,440
Posted By Hypno Toad

I'm gonna revisit this silly project this summer....

I'm gonna revisit this silly project this summer. I've added (and retired) a bike since this origianal post back in 2016. I'm up to 600+ rides on this segment, but it's no longer on my daily...
05-06-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 27,865
Posted By Bearhawker

My neighbour has a Nascar decal on his car. ...

My neighbour has a Nascar decal on his car.

He doesn't race.

Who do I report him to?
05-06-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,341
Posted By dvdslw

After doing a ton of research I opted for the new...

After doing a ton of research I opted for the new Zipp 303s wheelset. Not to be confused with the Zipp 303 Firecrests, they are two different wheelsets. The new 303s wheels are carbon, 45mm deep,...
05-05-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,515
Posted By Ironfish653

Yes, didn’t you know that? Aluminum bikes are...

Yes, didn’t you know that? Aluminum bikes are ticking time bombs. Once the paint gets chipped, it’s only a matter of time before it snaps!

Thats why you don’t see any 50 year old bikes that aren’t...
05-04-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By kingston

It's definitely one of the most expensive ways to...

It's definitely one of the most expensive ways to pump up a bike tire, but my park inflator brings me joy every time I use it. Definitely not the dumbest bike thing I've ever bought.
04-11-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By rm -rf

"Crushed stone" rail trails are often hard packed...

"Crushed stone" rail trails are often hard packed and smooth. The crushed stone packs down hard, with a very thin layer of looser bits on top. It's nothing like gravel or sand.

Narrow tires...
04-06-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,724
Posted By bOsscO

Once again, Russ sums up this discussion nicely; ...

Once again, Russ sums up this discussion nicely;
https://youtu.be/EqO4SAeUBxE
Forum: Fatbikes
04-04-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Ted Noiz

South Dakota Gravel Grinding On A Fattie

The gravel roads are endless, north; south, east, west--as far as the eye can see. The Pug and I grind here often.
...
03-29-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,724
Posted By Hmmm

The word gravel is marketing. Does anyone really...

The word gravel is marketing. Does anyone really ride actual gravel? Probably not. Super annoying but marketings gonna market.

Personally I mostly ride packed dirt. In the fall there are lots of...
03-28-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,724
Posted By wgscott

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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Winfried

What's the diff, you ask? ...

What's the diff, you ask?

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I would get the CarryOn, as I used...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-09-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By Hypno Toad

It's not intended to consider your weight or...

It's not intended to consider your weight or trail conditions :twitchy: where do people get this idea? Did you look at the chart, honestly?!?

The chart is showing the difference of pressure at...
01-05-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,510
Posted By Ghazmh

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01-05-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,510
Posted By Bryan C.

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2021 Specialized Stumpjumper
12-27-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,238
Posted By Kapusta

To be fair, there is no official definition of...

To be fair, there is no official definition of "underbiked". The way it is most commonly used in MTB discussions is a bike with excessive DH capability than is needed for a certain type of riding.
...
12-26-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,557
Posted By Hypno Toad

From Facebook post: THE DOUBLE DAMN ...

From Facebook post:

THE DOUBLE DAMN

Registration for the last Day Across Minnesota opens next Saturday, January 2nd! When it does, racers will have the option to register for the 240 or an...
12-15-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By Rides4Beer

Posted it in the cross bike sticky, but hey, here...

Posted it in the cross bike sticky, but hey, here she is again! :p Love this bike, 2021 Giant Revolt Advanced 2. She'll get upgraded to GRX di2 if Shimano ever gets caught up on their supply delays....
12-14-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By RefRick

Pass Hunter build

I picked up this Velo Orange Pass Hunter frame set for $25 last year on Craigslist, it had never been assembled. A gentleman was selling his friend’s bike collection after he passed unexpectedly. He...
12-09-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By sloppy12

I needed a winter beater. Bike basically stays...

I needed a winter beater. Bike basically stays on back of car. right now I have to shorten my morning ride to work shorter days, dropping off kids at school luckily I have MUP that basically goes...
12-08-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By randallr

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Indian Peaks, sunrise, a few miles from home
12-02-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,376
Posted By stevel610

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Oldest rideable is this 85 or 86 Raleigh Team USA. Upgraded the wheels to...
12-02-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,376
Posted By rustystrings61

Oldest (currently owned) is the '71 Gitane TdF...

Oldest (currently owned) is the '71 Gitane TdF converted to fixed gear -
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/gitanebeach_7507720e770e891a33c804d4444f55202117e4d8.jpg
...
12-02-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,376
Posted By Phil_gretz

It's the modern Minoura BH-60 mount and a Velo...

It's the modern Minoura BH-60 mount and a Velo Orange reproduction cage. I really don't like the cheap black applied finish of the Minoura mount, but it's mostly hidden by the bottle anyway. One...
12-01-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,376
Posted By Speedway2

My oldest bike that I still own. I bought this...

My oldest bike that I still own.
I bought this 95' Marin Muirwoods BNIB in '95....a few months before my son was born. One of my favourite bikes to ride!
My son now rides it and is impressed that a...
12-01-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,376
Posted By Hypno Toad

1965 Schwinn Twinn ...

1965 Schwinn Twinn

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11-30-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,053
Posted By RunningPirate

Just built one up a couple of years ago. 1989...

Just built one up a couple of years ago. 1989 Jamis Diablo ...
11-29-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By chaadster

I just added a new one to the stable, and took it...

I just added a new one to the stable, and took it out on it’s maiden gravel ride today. The Breezer Doppler was great, and the 650b x 47c wheels and tires were a revelation; a totally different...
11-22-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,979
Posted By justslow

I seem to be stuck on mixtes. Here's my current...

I seem to be stuck on mixtes. Here's my current favorite:
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-nishiki-riviera-53cm-mixte/7234814936.html...
11-18-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By RocThrower

I also have a set of Longboards and they stay on...

I also have a set of Longboards and they stay on my Space Horse year round. Most of my gravel rides are in dry conditions anyways, and I don't notice they are even there. This bike is also my every...
11-17-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By l3m4nt

Cheap but fun winter bike: ...

Cheap but fun winter bike:

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...
11-16-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By the sci guy

My first gravel bike and I am loving it; a Vaast...

My first gravel bike and I am loving it; a Vaast A/1:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/50606643843_e610a90b2b_b_d_297a8684ffa709fecc9ba5fdd2c20269a5102bba.jpg...
10-23-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,667
Posted By Pugs2xLove

Howdy, neighbor. I'm in the state below you. Just...

Howdy, neighbor. I'm in the state below you. Just curious what type of bikes are best for Winter commuting. This will be my first season attempting to commute in these conditions. We got a brush of...
10-06-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By Wilbur76

Waiting for air quality to be tolerable again....

Waiting for air quality to be tolerable again. Pretty rare here in Bakersfield with the ag and dairy air, now the CA fires. Cleaned up for glamour shots after a brief ride through an active oil...
10-06-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By Metieval

I accidentally posted this in the sticky...

I accidentally posted this in the sticky cyclocross thread the other day. Close enough but..... that's what I get for not reading thread title.
So here it is in the correct thread.

4 star RDO...
10-06-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By antmaster5000

https://i.redd.it/hp07mc53jdr51.jpg Finally...

https://i.redd.it/hp07mc53jdr51.jpg
Finally content with the build, i just got the bike fit by a local fitter. Ended up going with a wider saddle and a longer reach stem. Super plush ride! Love the...
10-01-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By jay4usc

these are the adidas tiro 19 sweat pants for $45...

these are the adidas tiro 19 sweat pants for $45 but I usually buy them when they are on sale for $30.

...
09-23-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 3,592,556
Posted By noglider

I finally finished my long-term project, my 1971...

I finally finished my long-term project, my 1971 Raleigh Super Course. It has 700x37 tires which are pretty slick, not ideal, but they will do for now. With fenders, a rack, and three or four lights,...
09-05-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By juvela

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08-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By daveton

First 50 Miler

Just completed my first 50 mile ride. No real issues could have had a bit more food/water. I just wanted to tell someone other than my wife and daughter. Golf buddies would not understand. Cheers
Forum: Touring
07-24-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By jpescatore

Throwback Thursday Touring Post: Waynesboro VA to Williamsport in 1997

Back in 1997, three friends and I did our first multi-day, self supported (credit card style) tour. We had a journal up on one of the guy's personal Verizon web sites for a few years but then Verizon...
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