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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-16, 01:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

and I couldn't find those TRPs, so you have the...

and I couldn't find those TRPs, so you have the flat mount brakes to figure out too.

Anyway, I think the positive is that it is fairly future proof!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

Got the response.. according to LBS, Kona says...

Got the response.. according to LBS, Kona says they once shipped this frame&fork with thru axles and now they apparently do not *whomp whomp*.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

I'm telling you I measured it and that Kona also...

I'm telling you I measured it and that Kona also confirmed that measurement and told me why the measurement was weird: it is 167mm, the length of a 12x135 Maxle type thru axle. The rear hub spacing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

Rear is 167mm, so it actually uses a 12x135...

Rear is 167mm, so it actually uses a 12x135 despite being a 12x142 hub. This info is from the Kona tech dept when I asked them and also confirms my measurement.
Front is 15x100 "road" you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

Talked to the LBS, and they had received another...

Talked to the LBS, and they had received another frame&fork recently without the thru axles, but they have contacted Kona to see what's up. Kinda frustrated at having to spend so much time at this,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

Yeah looks like you are in between the two sizes....

Yeah looks like you are in between the two sizes. I would say go one size down and get a longer stem, at least it won't be too big, but hard to say.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

Depends on your upper body too. My wife has...

Depends on your upper body too.
My wife has similar dimensions and got the 54cm.

See: KONA BIKES | 2016 BIKES | STEEL ROAD | Roadhouse (http://www.konaworld.com/roadhouse.cfm) for all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

Not from Kona. Maybe your shop threw in the...

Not from Kona.
Maybe your shop threw in the t/a's?
Received the frame in box, comes w/frame and fork only.
05-01-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,373
Posted By kmv2

Kona Roadhouse rear thru axle

Hi,

I know it is maxle type, just not sure what exact one will work on this frame (I bought it as a frame/fork). Anyone know what works/what they have?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,908
Posted By kmv2

sorry to bump, but what brand/model thru axles...

sorry to bump, but what brand/model thru axles did you get for it? Got a frame and fork and that's something I'll need to get, I know its 142x12 and 15x100 but also aware that aside from that there...
11-07-13, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,151
Posted By kmv2

and thieves to steal things off of them. Any bike...

and thieves to steal things off of them. Any bike share bike I've seen looks like its more of a task to get into the drive train or get the wheels off than for a regular bike.

Also, ours have 3...
10-24-13, 01:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,426
Posted By kmv2

Modern clubs are still like that, in that they...

Modern clubs are still like that, in that they teach the principals of how to ride in/as a group properly.. I think they would cease to exist if the members were breaking laws and causing animosity...
10-24-13, 07:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,426
Posted By kmv2

Weird to hear this perspective from you.. So...

Weird to hear this perspective from you..
So one person's drive is more important than 8 or so people on a group ride? The driver can't wait a few seconds to pass safely?
Sounds like you've been...
10-03-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By kmv2

Oops. Yeah, makes sense.

Oops. Yeah, makes sense.
10-02-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By kmv2

Sorry to resurrect old threads.. Confused...

Sorry to resurrect old threads..

Confused about spoke tension. Searching through old topics, people seem to recommend ~100kgf. Now maybe I'm being anal, but 100kg force = 100N, do they mean 100kg...
09-10-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,955
Posted By kmv2

I'm past the age where the belief that cycling...

I'm past the age where the belief that cycling year round is adequate exercise. It is.. for most people.. but if you want a well rounded fitness routine you should include some more exercises.

The...
09-06-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,654
Posted By kmv2

Here's one in my city, Goes from tree lined...

Here's one in my city,

Goes from tree lined neighbourhood with small streets (a park sandwiched by two small streets I consider to be a major pedestrian space that was removed) to high speed...
09-06-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,654
Posted By kmv2

Understood. It could be interpretation too, maybe...

Understood. It could be interpretation too, maybe when the road was originally constructed, residents opted for a wider road vs. a road with sidewalks.

Either way, before/after photographs of...
09-06-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,654
Posted By kmv2

Maybe not removed, but often omitted or...

Maybe not removed, but often omitted or restricted in postwar construction - take a walk in a typical North American post WW2 neighbourhood - if you can walk, it might just be a sea of parked cars...
09-06-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,654
Posted By kmv2

lol they drive him 1 mile? 'Murrica

lol they drive him 1 mile?

'Murrica
Forum: Commuting
09-04-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,159
Posted By kmv2

And then when all the people leave because...

And then when all the people leave because there's no decent wage jobs left, the people who remain are at the mercy of one company that can decide to raise prices, to close up shop and to simply move...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,159
Posted By kmv2

definitely.

definitely.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kmv2

$5 new tube gives me peace of mind and saves the...

$5 new tube gives me peace of mind and saves the time and hassle of doing a "proper" patch (picture a really heavy rain storm on the side of the highway or something).

If you keep the tires...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kmv2

If you do it right.

If you do it right.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By kmv2

No bus service for the kids? I've posted...

No bus service for the kids?

I've posted about school car drop-off lines before, one of the more sillier things I've ever seen.

Anyways for your situation, just take the blow and get home...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kmv2

Ever been to a store? Tubes are usually under $5....

Ever been to a store? Tubes are usually under $5.
Also, online reviews are usually pretty idiotic.

Carry an extra tube in a saddle bag. The patch kit is to get you home, don't intend for it to...
08-19-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By kmv2

Abandoned car, once. Looked like it had been...

Abandoned car, once. Looked like it had been stolen/joyriding.
08-19-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By kmv2

I like that 8 bit NES style poster. You...

I like that 8 bit NES style poster.

You should add a signals one.

Stop/slow and left don't mean I'm going for a high five.
Right doesn't mean I'm waving hello to you.

The bell ding is NOT a...
08-16-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,776
Posted By kmv2

What does that equate to in Strava segments?

What does that equate to in Strava segments?
08-14-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,557
Posted By kmv2

Is it a free market though?

Is it a free market though?
08-14-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,806
Posted By kmv2

It was to show why not to compare them. I think...

It was to show why not to compare them. I think in my mind I also thought this was the thread where the guy was complaining about tire costs.
08-13-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,806
Posted By kmv2

The ignorance is pretty astounding. Most...

The ignorance is pretty astounding.
Most people will drop up to $100 on a tank of gas, yet a $100 bike part that's going to last years is somehow an outrage?
The bike is not a car, so stop...
08-13-13, 09:17 AM
08-12-13, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,806
Posted By kmv2

lol good troll post.

lol good troll post.
08-07-13, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,007
Posted By kmv2

Don't ask a silly question if you don't expect a...

Don't ask a silly question if you don't expect a silly answer.

Taxis can get expensive quick, yes.. but so can owning a car. One or two ~40km round trip taxi rides here equates to about a month of...
08-07-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,007
Posted By kmv2

Walk (with stroller), take public transit (with...

Walk (with stroller), take public transit (with stroller), call a taxi? In emergencies, there is a thing called an "amberlamps" or something that comes and gets you from your house and brings you to...
08-01-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By kmv2

They can't, that's why they're going out of...

They can't, that's why they're going out of business.

Say you buy your PC830 chain for half price online, but for some reason you are inept and cannot install it, are you seriously going to go to...
08-01-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By kmv2

lol you think someone driving in a car is going...

lol you think someone driving in a car is going to stop and help?

They don't even have time to stop to avoid things in the road most of the time..
08-01-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By kmv2

Yeah man, damn locals trying to keep in business...

Yeah man, damn locals trying to keep in business and create a community. Who needs local organized cycling events, and knowledgeable staff? Bike repairs? I'll just "email" the helpful folks at...
08-01-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By kmv2

haha, the illusion of saving a few dollars. ...

haha, the illusion of saving a few dollars.

People wonder why there is such an income disparity and shortage of jobs in the USA.

Decent jobs in retail and manufacturing that would employ a...
07-31-13, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By kmv2

Do they even mention bicycles as being "vehicles"...

Do they even mention bicycles as being "vehicles" in most driver's ed classes?

Paragraph 2 is exactly what I mean and wish to happen.
07-31-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By kmv2

Agree.. if we can get enforcement of #2...

Agree.. if we can get enforcement of #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) and #3 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) on motor...
07-30-13, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By kmv2

Here's a genius I took a picture of the other...

Here's a genius I took a picture of the other day. Not only blocking the bike lane but the sidewalk too. He was sitting in the car and honked at me for taking his photo. :lol:

331959
07-30-13, 07:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,506
Posted By kmv2

Either is avoidable, so why does it matter?

Either is avoidable, so why does it matter?
07-26-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,893
Posted By kmv2

Some native communities are only "reachable" by...

Some native communities are only "reachable" by air travel. Its a multi day canoe/portage trip on foot from the nearest road.

Look at the map north of Hearst, ON. You'll see Moosonee towards James...
07-26-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,893
Posted By kmv2

Flying to Dryden, or Timmins I realized how many...

Flying to Dryden, or Timmins I realized how many lakes there are, and also the vastness of the forest coverage.
Living voyageur style would be pretty cool, but obviously really tough.
07-26-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,893
Posted By kmv2

Pretty interesting. Also, this story of a woman...

Pretty interesting.
Also, this story of a woman "disappearing" for 52 years in the Yukon. She wasn't without human contact, but if you've ever been to the Yukon, there isn't much to stop you from...
07-25-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,727
Posted By kmv2

:lol:

:lol:
07-25-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,727
Posted By kmv2

she wasn't wearing a helment!!!!!

she wasn't wearing a helment!!!!!
07-25-13, 02:37 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,893
Posted By kmv2

Still, take a stab at how many people have this...

Still, take a stab at how many people have this knowledge?

I live in a city of roughly 1 million people. Let's say there are maybe a dozen locksmiths in my town, I'll be generous and say 6...
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