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12-31-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By sloppy12

Nope. just make sure the ones you are looking...

Nope. just make sure the ones you are looking at are for "MTB 22.2" in grip area not road bike.
12-18-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,313
Posted By shelbyfv

Well there's some random bizarre.:foo: The...

Well there's some random bizarre.:foo: The dropped chainstay is for tire clearance. Has nothing to do with 1X or 2X or chains whacking on it. What a strange speculation. Folks who are actually...
12-17-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,313
Posted By cubewheels

You finally settled for the SAME TYPE of bike I'm...

You finally settled for the SAME TYPE of bike I'm riding:lol:

You must be reading my thread on my old gravel bike I recently converted to 1x. Removing that FD for the first time is like...
12-16-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,313
Posted By PeteHski

But the dropped chainstay is necessary for chunky...

But the dropped chainstay is necessary for chunky tyre clearance on the drive side. Without it you are limited to narrower tyres. So it's a practical thing if you want extra tyre clearance.
12-16-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,313
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm so confused. Surely the Felt was perfect. ...

I'm so confused. Surely the Felt was perfect. Or was it the hybrid with 12" steerer extension? Or the child's BMX? :foo: Maybe he got it right this time if he can refrain from screwing around with...
12-10-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

This is similar to the Velo Orange seatpost line...

This is similar to the Velo Orange seatpost line in that the tilt and setback are interrelated. Change one and the other also changes. Really frustrating. At least on the OP's post one can get at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,061
Posted By Koyote

I don't think people hate you around here; I...

I don't think people hate you around here; I certainly do not. But the passage in bold is an opportunity for introspection and self-discovery.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,061
Posted By Wildwood

[QUOTE=mstateglfr;22324548]It appears you have to...

[QUOTE=mstateglfr;22324548]It appears you have to have missed a lot of posts.]

Yes, I miss a lot of posts (purposefully).
And data with false conclusions is published by The Bicycle Industry...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,061
Posted By Wildwood

Hey Moisture, I have no comment about bars...

Hey Moisture,

I have no comment about bars or stem angle or crank length, but let me give you a HUGE congrats on the new bike. And the progress you have made in this cycling activity/sport/hobby....
11-24-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,261
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^Yes, with the exception of "Life Under a...

^^^Yes, with the exception of "Life Under a Bridge in Manila." We've all heard way too much about that.:roflmao:
11-23-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,197
Posted By Badger6

I'd say stick to what you know, but based on your...

I'd say stick to what you know, but based on your history here, that's not obvious...because your bike fit recommendations are, to put it politely, unique.

OP, and anyone else reading this, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,061
Posted By Eric F

Sure, you can. You can take anything apart, if...

Sure, you can. You can take anything apart, if you try hard enough. It's the putting it back together part that's the challenge.
11-17-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,268
Posted By ofajen

Thought you might find this interesting, itís one...

Thought you might find this interesting, itís one of several blog posts Dave Moulton has on bike fit, and emphasizes 1) proper saddle height and 2) ensuring that the arms are positioned and working...
11-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,261
Posted By ZHVelo

It isn't just about getting up though, but about...

It isn't just about getting up though, but about how. You can get up with 34-28, too, but at what cadence? For pros that's fine, they output a lot more power, but for amateurs or hobby riders, do you...
11-16-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,261
Posted By veganbikes

Best gearing ever 66x13 perfect for all...

Best gearing ever 66x13 perfect for all conditions all the time unless you are just a puddle of weakness. If you cannot push that gearing up a hill you should literally not be allowed to ride a bike....
11-14-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,261
Posted By mschwett

and neither downhill nor uphill, clearly!

and neither downhill nor uphill, clearly!
10-25-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,734
Posted By Leisesturm

The thread bump gave me the (sad) opportunity to...

The thread bump gave me the (sad) opportunity to read this missed thread in its entirety. Holy Moly what a cluster____ of speculation, misinformation, misperception and all manner of illogic....
10-22-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,261
Posted By ofajen

The effective wheel diameter appears in the...

The effective wheel diameter appears in the numerator of the gear inch calculation, so you would scale the gearing inversely to any change in wheel size to keep gear inches the same.

Thus, a...
10-21-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,261
Posted By livedarklions

My findings indicate that the ideal mid-ride meal...

My findings indicate that the ideal mid-ride meal is hot wieners in Rhode Island. It seems to hit some sort of sweet spot.
10-19-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,261
Posted By 70sSanO

I believe Moisture is focusing on Sheldon Brown’s...

I believe Moisture is focusing on Sheldon Brown’s Gain Ratio.

While the actual gear inches do not change, a significantly longer crank arm will provide more leverage and that will “theoretically”...
10-14-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,291
Posted By BlazingPedals

Getting a lighter fork does not preclude going on...

Getting a lighter fork does not preclude going on a diet. All gains (or losses in this case) are cumulative.
10-11-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You don't want to go with a fork with a...

You don't want to go with a fork with a significantly shorter ATC. It'll wreck your steering geometry.
10-11-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By Eric F

My only MTB is my old 26" XC race bike. Back in...

My only MTB is my old 26" XC race bike. Back in our prime (mine and the bike's), my typical setup was a 135 stem and narrow bars. In its currently set up as a singlespeed, and I went to a 100 stem...
10-11-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By DMC707

Suspension corrected rigid forks are readilly...

Suspension corrected rigid forks are readilly available

150mm cranks would likely be childrens bmx equipment if available at all
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,017
Posted By mstateglfr

Do you actually know what is for sale? Those are...

Do you actually know what is for sale? Those are 2 different bikes.

The Giant road bike has STI drop bar shifters.
Then there is another bike that has flatbar Revoshift. I assume the bike...
09-27-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,836
Posted By Iride01

If you are going to ride both paved roads and...

If you are going to ride both paved roads and unpaved trails with it then you will really be limited in range of gearing. You'll either not have a low enough gear for off road. Or you'll not have a...
09-23-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,291
Posted By CAT7RDR

If it was a mountain bike and the front shocks...

If it was a mountain bike and the front shocks were in need of replacing I could see swapping to a steel fork on the cheap which is what I did on my 29'er.

Otherwise, save your duckets for a...
09-23-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,291
Posted By Maelochs

The bike in question: ...

The bike in question: https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2016/Trek/7_1_fx#/us/en/2016/Trek/7_1_fx/details ?...
09-17-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,718
Posted By cyclezen

Random Assorted Cycling Tips

So I was thinking that forums offer a wide assorted of members with a wide assortment of interests and knowledge.
I think we all have personal 'tips' which help us in our cycling. Some others might...
09-16-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By mstateglfr

Ha, I remember when you were looking at slapping...

Ha, I remember when you were looking at slapping a White Industries crank on this. Entertaining times.
...
09-13-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,496
Posted By cb400bill

Here's my now 3 year old carbon fiber framed,...

Here's my now 3 year old carbon fiber framed, Ultegra Di2 equipped, 16.5 lb Fuji SL2.1 on the day that I picked it up. Great bike.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1893/44229315481_b25fd40a7a_h.jpg
09-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,496
Posted By dddd

I believe this is a 2015 or 2016 model, bought...

I believe this is a 2015 or 2016 model, bought used, sans wheels, for a really good price, 2-3 years ago.

It says "Domane" on the top tube, but aside from the hinge at the seat cluster, it's a...
09-13-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By AeroGut

Actually looks like they're going to reintroduce...

Actually looks like they're going to reintroduce MTBs under the Rossignol brand instead of Felt: https://www.rossignol.com/us/rossignol-bikes
09-13-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By BHG6

Damn, nice find. That's a great looking bike,...

Damn, nice find. That's a great looking bike, regardless of the price.
09-13-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By AeroGut

I don't know the background to the decision, but...

I don't know the background to the decision, but they have confirmed this year that they're done with MTBs. Reported here among other places:...
09-12-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By mstateglfr

Of course it isn't the only brand.

Of course it isn't the only brand.
09-10-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure why you want to go rigid. But if...

I'm not sure why you want to go rigid. But if you do, get a carbon fork. Whiskey makes a nice one.

https://whiskyparts.co/forks/no9-MTN-boost-lt#/
09-10-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By AeroGut

I've got a 2013 Felt 9 twenty that I really like....

I've got a 2013 Felt 9 twenty that I really like. It's also a great fast cross-country hardtail, though not as nice as what you got. I'm disappointed Felt gave up on MTBs this year.
09-09-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By Darth Lefty

Racing bikes do like to go fast. Enjoy it. ...

Racing bikes do like to go fast. Enjoy it.

Reba is good. It's a nice chassis with average guts. All the parts have a part number, and it can be upgraded. This makes it a step up on the various...
09-09-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,915
Posted By livedarklions

/end thread. Mystery solved.

/end thread. Mystery solved.
09-09-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,915
Posted By Hermes

Gear inches are different for the same gear due...

Gear inches are different for the same gear due to different wheel size. A larger wheel diameter has to travel farther for the same pedal rotation.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,004
Posted By TiHabanero

As a bike wrench I get to deal with everything...

As a bike wrench I get to deal with everything every day. I am a Campagnolo user and do not run anything by Sram or anything from Shimano aside from some old friction stuff on my touring bike....
06-11-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 14,277
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Yes, it does. Next question, please.

Yes, it does.

Next question, please.
06-11-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By alcjphil

Fit is first and foremost. Three different size...

Fit is first and foremost. Three different size bikes only one of which will fit you
04-22-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,909
Posted By Darth Lefty

I liked my 27.5 bike. The current crop of 29ers...

I liked my 27.5 bike. The current crop of 29ers has a LOT of stack especially as the travel gets longer.

But I can see the writing on the wall.
04-21-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,909
Posted By Rolla

Yeah, I love the advantages of 29" wheels and...

Yeah, I love the advantages of 29" wheels and tires -- great rollover, great traction, and they hold momentum well -- but the 27.5" size has been a revelation. They have 90% of the 29er advantages,...
04-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,962
Posted By cj3209

1. How old are you? - 52 2. Fitness level on...

1. How old are you?
- 52
2. Fitness level on a scale of 1-10
- 8.0
3. Cycling skill, 1-10
- 7.5
4. Typical riding conditions?
- mostly tarmac bike trails, smooth beach trails, and smooth...
04-19-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,962
Posted By Troul

1. How old are you? - mentally, 12 2. Fitness...

1. How old are you?
- mentally, 12
2. Fitness level on a scale of 1-10
- 5 with a normal headwind
3. Cycling skill, 1-10
- able to dodge geese & distracted drivers, so a strong 7
4. Typical...
04-19-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,962
Posted By PaulH

1. How old are you? 74 2. Fitness level on...

1. How old are you?
74

2. Fitness level on a scale of 1-10
5

3. Cycling skill, 1-10
- 8.5

4. Typical riding conditions?
04-17-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,910
Posted By jma1st3r

Similar with my setup, i had 30degree stem 44...

Similar with my setup, i had 30degree stem 44 width bar, then went back to OEM 90mm +6d and now 100mm +6d,
And just now, flip stem to - 6d 90mm, dropped 5mm in height and shrunk bar to 42 width
...
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