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Forum: Touring
01-27-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,003
Posted By Germany_chris

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Cross Check
700x44, rim brake, racks
Forum: Commuting
01-20-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15,542
Views: 11,803,082
Posted By Germany_chris

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I switched to expensive chain lube after my last...
01-20-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,138
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm going to preface this below statement that I...

I'm going to preface this below statement that I weigh 250 pounds and shop on my bike so I carry and additional 10-50 pounds depending on the day.

I had a super sexy set of 32 spoke wheels wheel...
01-13-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,433
Posted By Germany_chris

Gravel bikes encompass a fairly large spectrum of...

Gravel bikes encompass a fairly large spectrum of bikes for super slack to road with a larger fork and some space on the chainstay's...

I ride "gravel" because I don't ride to go fast I ride for...
01-08-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,904
Posted By Germany_chris

OP just find a club they usually have structured...

OP just find a club they usually have structured training rides and developmental plans
01-05-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By Germany_chris

Seat tube mud deflectors

I'll admit I'm sharp as a bowing ball but I no kidding saw a couple of mountain bikes online with a mud deflector on the seat tube and my Duck Duck Go Foo just isn't up to finding it. "seat tube mud...
01-03-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Commuting
01-03-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,012
Posted By Germany_chris

Why not just get a TA Carmina and BB with...

Why not just get a TA Carmina and BB with whatever rings you're looking for, use your existing front derailleur then get a modern 11-34/36 10/11 speed cassette with derailleur and pick a shifter...
01-03-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By Germany_chris

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Theyíre kind of a pain to install and look a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 512,427
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 425,700
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-31-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 30,686
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-30-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,719
Posted By Germany_chris

Buying something that needs assembled and...

Buying something that needs assembled and adjusted when you canít assemble or adjust seems like a bad call.
12-29-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,269
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-28-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,627
Posted By Germany_chris

Then he wouldnít have a beautiful Guerciotti

Then he wouldnít have a beautiful Guerciotti
12-25-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By Germany_chris

I got a burrito bag, helmet, and some winter...

I got a burrito bag, helmet, and some winter gloves
12-25-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,070
Posted By Germany_chris

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There ya go..pull all the commuter stuff off and...
12-23-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,038
Posted By Germany_chris

Yes

Yes
12-23-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,038
Posted By Germany_chris

If the bike was a pure road bike or Cyclocross...

If the bike was a pure road bike or Cyclocross race bike Iíd still run tubulars, tubeless sealant works fine in tubies Iíve been doing it for years.
12-22-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,567
Posted By Germany_chris

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The fenderline on my CC is great, I think I'm going to pull them and go back...
12-22-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 19,825
Posted By Germany_chris

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I did a band swap since Iím all earth tones all...
Forum: Touring
12-20-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,806
Posted By Germany_chris

If you use an Ortlieb handlebar bag Iíd try to...

If you use an Ortlieb handlebar bag Iíd try to figure out a way to give it a little extra support. I have the small 5L on my commuter and if you get it much more than half itís stated weight limit it...
12-20-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By Germany_chris

https://archercomponents.com there ya go

https://archercomponents.com

there ya go
12-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 298,049
Posted By Germany_chris

Grumpy (the Russian Blue) matches the furniture...

Grumpy (the Russian Blue) matches the furniture and decorations, the best cat ever (the Siamese) matches the floors ceiling and other stuff itís probably intended.
12-19-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 19,825
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-17-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By Germany_chris

I have one on my DD my phone let’s me know if I...

I have one on my DD my phone let’s me know if I get to far away from it

...
12-17-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,696
Posted By Germany_chris

Iím allowed to ship 10,000# of household goods...

Iím allowed to ship 10,000# of household goods when I move, I think when I rotate back to the states Iím going to pack 9000# of old French bike frames and become the pro bike kit of old French stuff
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 512,427
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 425,700
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-16-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,857
Posted By Germany_chris

everyone wants a crossover now..itís all sad and...

everyone wants a crossover now..itís all sad and pathetic
12-16-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,504
Posted By Germany_chris

I know a lot of people buy wheels online but this...

I know a lot of people buy wheels online but this is one thing I always get done locally so I have someone to turn to if there’s a problem
12-16-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 326,439
Posted By Germany_chris

Ive got a couple different sets at the apartment...

Ive got a couple different sets at the apartment Iíll bring home to try

I think Iím going to try the Cinturatoís I took off the commuter first, I didnít like them for that application but maybe...
12-16-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 326,439
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-16-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,857
Posted By Germany_chris

Yea the old “they don’t build them like they used...

Yea the old “they don’t build them like they used to” saw is crap.

Machining and engineering have gotten so good that you can go 6-10,000 on oil and your #6,000 symbol of America gets 30+ MPG....
12-15-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,857
Posted By Germany_chris

It takes time, money, and care to restore an old...

It takes time, money, and care to restore an old muscle car, I can go to a car lot and get an STi, that's the difference. No car guy thinks a 70 Chevelle with a stock BB is fast, 300-400 carbureted...
Forum: Touring
12-15-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By Germany_chris

All three of my bikes have a SON dynamos and B&M...

All three of my bikes have a SON dynamos and B&M lights
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12-14-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By Germany_chris

I have have ~1100 and ~900 in the wheels on my...

I have have ~1100 and ~900 in the wheels on my Cross Check's..wheels are no joke expensive which is why OEM's cheap out on them.
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12-14-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 51,283
Posted By Germany_chris

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Heres my only non-practical bike -- just finished - 2021 Cross Check 58cm
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12-14-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,092
Views: 3,607,727
Posted By Germany_chris

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Here's my only bike without fenders or racks..2021 Cross Check 58cm

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12-13-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,297
Posted By Germany_chris

I might have a dead ass but I've owned high end...

I might have a dead ass but I've owned high end steel road and touring bikes and now ride 3 Surly's and have never noticed a difference in ride between any of them other than the obvious differences...
12-13-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 51,283
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Commuting
12-13-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15,542
Views: 11,803,082
Posted By Germany_chris

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Done except for some matching panniers which Iíll...
12-12-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,092
Posted By Germany_chris

For me itís a trust issue the machine is going to...

For me itís a trust issue the machine is going to carry my family and I at 100+ mph for hours at a time, Iím the only one I trust to insure weíre safe.
12-09-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,092
Posted By Germany_chris

sure in my utility trailer

sure in my utility trailer
12-09-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,092
Posted By Germany_chris

My only issue with electric cars is I don't hear...

My only issue with electric cars is I don't hear them on my bike when they're driving slow.
Forum: Commuting
12-09-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Germany_chris

I run them tight because I prefer the way it looks

I run them tight because I prefer the way it looks
12-09-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,313
Posted By Germany_chris

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Thisíll break a few minds. My brand new road...
12-09-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,092
Posted By Germany_chris

The fake SUV thing is here also. There are far...

The fake SUV thing is here also. There are far fewer station wagons and sedans and more cross overs even in my house (X3/Tiguan/116) and my wife wants to replace the Tiguan with an X1. Cross Overs...
12-09-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,313
Posted By Germany_chris

Chainring size is personal there's no correct or...

Chainring size is personal there's no correct or incorrect.
12-08-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By Germany_chris

TRP Spyre is your solution

TRP Spyre is your solution
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