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05-23-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By N2deep

Probably the most inaccurate method to measure...

Probably the most inaccurate method to measure bolt load is by measuring torque because its dependent on thread flank size, shape, surface finish and about 25 other attributes. Studies have shown...
Forum: Touring
05-09-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,719
Posted By N2deep

There are some excellent suggestions listed...

There are some excellent suggestions listed above. However if your willing to look at steel there are excellent Surly choices available beyond the Ogre. The Cross Check, the Straggler and the Trucker...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,575
Posted By N2deep

The smart ones know when to yell BS and the dumb...

The smart ones know when to yell BS and the dumb ones never will, intelligent post or not. Sadly, censorship on bike forms is seriously more dangerous than a stupid post, gone are the days when...
04-05-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,061
Posted By N2deep

I love the new stuff, gears, bars, seats, wheels,...

I love the new stuff, gears, bars, seats, wheels, tires, pedals, materials, helmets, clothing, suspension, eletronic shifting,, all the gadgets. Most gains today are minuscule but still positive and...
04-01-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By N2deep

Intersting that other countries that used...

Intersting that other countries that used Ivermectin experienced a lower mortality rate, Africa for example and many third world countries. . The purpose of the Medical Journal is not to provide...
03-31-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By N2deep

Who cares? Everyone I know is over the propaganda...

Who cares? Everyone I know is over the propaganda ..
02-26-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 68,358
Posted By N2deep

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Fun gravel bike...
Forum: Foo
02-19-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 980
Posted By N2deep

A great store, we bought ours there too.. Laredo...

A great store, we bought ours there too.. Laredo has some great import stores.
Forum: Foo
02-14-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,606
Posted By N2deep

Sad that people today do not value an opposing...

Sad that people today do not value an opposing view(s), let's face it, we're losing our right to free speech. Look at the latest debacle with Joe Rogan. The persons interviewed are reputable doctors...
02-01-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,041
Posted By N2deep

Ouch, that stings!

Ouch, that stings!
01-29-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By N2deep

Cross Checks and stragglers are both great frames...

Cross Checks and stragglers are both great frames due to their ability to accept so many different components and riding styles. Your plan seems solid but I would reconsider such wide tires for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By N2deep

TSA agents are unpredictable and putting tools in...

TSA agents are unpredictable and putting tools in your carryon is asking for trouble. It amazes me how in consistent they can be, some airports you could carry a bazooka thru and others will check...
01-23-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By N2deep

Maybe, just maybe, a few pictures and a clear...

Maybe, just maybe, a few pictures and a clear description of the tools and what your trying to accomplish would help us help you.
01-13-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,236
Posted By N2deep

This is all snobbish bullpoop. Sounds like some...

This is all snobbish bullpoop. Sounds like some shallow, stoopid, self empowering pigmy idea for saving the world. You need to see the people in this world whos mother and father work their asses...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By N2deep

When traveling I use a front rack and ortlieb...

When traveling I use a front rack and ortlieb panniers. I like the weight distribution aspect of front panniers and in the future will consider a porteur bag. BTW, Ortlieb panniers have a handle...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By N2deep

Hafny FR03 68 mm dia and blue anti glare. Best of...

Hafny FR03 68 mm dia and blue anti glare. Best of the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,486
Posted By N2deep

A little over 3556 road miles this year, a good...

A little over 3556 road miles this year, a good year for me but a little short of my 300 a month goal. Im jealous of some of your mileage, good stuff guys
12-22-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,519
Posted By N2deep

Im jealous, the Mt Lemon ride is definitely high...

Im jealous, the Mt Lemon ride is definitely high on my hit list. Best ride of the year for me is the Concur the Coast which circles Corpus Christi Bay. Its the only day of the year that we can...
12-19-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,585
Posted By N2deep

Normally I RMA on my birthday but skipped it this...

Normally I RMA on my birthday but skipped it this year due to the heat. I rode 67 miles and decided to skip the extra miles due to dehydration and exhaustion. Sometimes you just need to know when to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,647
Posted By N2deep

I like the look of Zipps and Enves but the math...

I like the look of Zipps and Enves but the math doesn't work for me. My old Trek Paradigm Comps weigh in at 1600 grams and a nice set of carbon wheels might save 200 grams, thats about $10 per gram....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,996
Posted By N2deep

Im also considering a set of Zipp carbon wheels...

Im also considering a set of Zipp carbon wheels but the math doesn't work for me. My current set, Bontrager Paradigm Comps, weigh in ~1600 grams or 200 grams more than a nice set of carbon wheels,...
12-06-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,235
Posted By N2deep

Mirrors suck but this one works.

I know, I know,, mirrors are a true indication of senility and worse, real aged Fred status. However after trashing multiple mirrors I found one that actually works with drop bars. I bought Hafnys...
12-04-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,859
Posted By N2deep

My monthly goal is 300 and December is no...

My monthly goal is 300 and December is no exception, so far 30/300 completed. Might be a tough month to meet any goals with travel and Christmas.. let the games begin..
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,595
Posted By N2deep

Love winters in Corpus Christi, mid-80s with 90%...

Love winters in Corpus Christi, mid-80s with 90% humidity. We can ride all year long in shorts but as noted by the OP we need AC for 11.99999 months out of the year. Weirdly last year we had a real...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,952
Posted By N2deep

Espresso shots would be appreciated as well as...

Espresso shots would be appreciated as well as iced coffee. Nothing greasy like BBQ, sliders or cooked meat products. I always appreciate PB&Js, a little pickle juice, fruits, fig bars and cold...
11-12-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,132
Posted By N2deep

Actually the 3x9 system was one of the best ever...

Actually the 3x9 system was one of the best ever designed but became obsolete Manufacturers sold everyone on the latest fad the 2x10 system which was replaced by the 2x11 and now the 2x12, so we...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-06-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By N2deep

Sounds like a small pinch flat. Remove the tube,...

Sounds like a small pinch flat. Remove the tube, pressurize it and dip in water or use soap. Let us know what you find!
10-22-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 816,343
Posted By N2deep

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Im down to two bikes, a Trek SLR Domane, a sweet...
10-04-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By N2deep

Our roads are tough on tires due to the amount of...

Our roads are tough on tires due to the amount of rubbish, glass, wires, in the bike lane and gutters. I hate gatorskins on several levels including the lack of durability and poor riding...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-19-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,773
Posted By N2deep

This guy is spot on. . Being able to control the...

This guy is spot on. . Being able to control the temperature and size of the heat affected zone is paramount to obtain a quality weld. There is a lot more to braising than getting the solder to flow...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,940
Posted By N2deep

First and most important is how the bike fits...

First and most important is how the bike fits you! Buying a bike that doesn't fit even if its a bargain is a waste of cash and time. Second, Not all sizes and or brands are comparable, a 54 Salsa...
08-09-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,229
Posted By N2deep

I have an older road helmet in great shape but am...

I have an older road helmet in great shape but am considering replacing it with a newer technology (MIPS) and a visor.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,325
Posted By N2deep

Have you considered a sub compact, 48/32 or...

Have you considered a sub compact, 48/32 or 46/30, chain rings? Absolute black sells a set the will fit on ultegra 6800 and better that work great in the hills. The rings are ovals but work great.....
08-02-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,466
Posted By N2deep

I too am a big fan of 3x9 triples especially in...

I too am a big fan of 3x9 triples especially in the mountains. Where I live is flat and my Domane with 2x11s is more than adequate. However move up to an area like Pittsburgh where there is less than...
07-31-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,100
Posted By N2deep

My monthly goal is 300 miles, rain or shine

My monthly goal is 300 miles, rain or shine
07-29-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By N2deep

The bars appear to be a Chinese knockoff and are...

The bars appear to be a Chinese knockoff and are suspect at best. I suggest placing the bars in a stationary vise that would allow load testing, an old stem and a bench vise would be perfect, and...
07-27-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,352
Posted By N2deep

No, just No. Being financially challenged is not...

No, just No. Being financially challenged is not an excuse for poor hygiene!! I grew up in an area where some families had dirt floors inside their homes but these people always found a way to keep...
07-26-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,352
Posted By N2deep

Theres some nasty recommendation out there! Five...

Theres some nasty recommendation out there! Five or six days in the same clothes is an invitation to the emergency room for major infections and having the locals throw rocks in self defense, please...
07-26-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,049
Posted By N2deep

Sorry but I need to clarify my recommendation....

Sorry but I need to clarify my recommendation. The intent is not to drill out or machine out the entire bearing. The intent is to drill or machine 4 spots or holes, 90 degrees apart, more if needed....
07-24-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By N2deep

I suggest, 1. How tight are the toe boxes in...

I suggest,
1. How tight are the toe boxes in your shoes. Need room for your feet/toes to move
2. When pedaling are your soles flat or pointed at the bottom of your stroke. If you are pointing your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,061
Posted By N2deep

Im not a fan of the caps but will wear one,...

Im not a fan of the caps but will wear one, rarely, on hot days to help with the sun and extremely cold days for warmth. Other than as noted i think they are a touch ugly and distract from the...
07-18-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,641
Posted By N2deep

Definateely a clyde here. We ride for our...

Definateely a clyde here. We ride for our enjoyment and shouldn’t care what others think. There’s always some bonehead that will take cheap shots but think of it this way, you lapped everyone who...
07-18-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,402
Posted By N2deep

I like the hot hatchs, like the GTI, for several...

I like the hot hatchs, like the GTI, for several reasons but mainly because it will hold a couple of bikes and gear in the back which keeps all your stuff clean and safe on longer trips and the roof...
07-15-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 10,257
Posted By N2deep

In proper southern Yall is constrained to less...

In proper southern Yall is constrained to less than three people, if addressing a group All YAll is proper.. :>0
06-06-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,236
Posted By N2deep

Look at Voler’s website, American made cycling...

Look at Voler’s website, American made cycling jerseys, bibs and shorts, great quality and like me, made in the USA!!
06-04-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,886
Posted By N2deep

The width of tyre directly depends on the size of...

The width of tyre directly depends on the size of the gravel, rider weight, compaction of the soil, soil type and rider experience. The fast guys at the Hico 150 rode 28s and 32s and averaged +20...
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