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07-01-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By ikaika777

Wow, $200 bucks, you got a great deal. I would...

Wow, $200 bucks, you got a great deal. I would love to see pics of your rig if you can figure out how to post them. I use imageshack to post pics here.
05-25-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By ikaika777

Since you own the BOB Ibex let me ask you a...

Since you own the BOB Ibex let me ask you a question. In the instruction manual it says to tighten the lock nut of the BOB fork to 60 inch pounds. So I set my torque wrench to that and when I hold up...
05-25-17, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,873
Posted By ikaika777

Nice. I don't know why it makes me think of...

Nice. I don't know why it makes me think of something from WW2. Did they have bikes like this in WW2?
05-25-17, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By ikaika777

Hi! Thanks to your advice I bought an assortment...

Hi! Thanks to your advice I bought an assortment of stainless steel button head M5 screws and got the fender back on and working with the BOB. Sadly having a rack is a no go. Even with the button...
05-18-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By ikaika777

And here I removed the rack bolt and fender bolt...

And here I removed the rack bolt and fender bolt and pushed them aside and the BOB fits in perfectly. I really don't want to get rid of the rack as I don't want to use the Ibex for small shopping...
05-18-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By ikaika777

As you can see from the pic not only the screws...

As you can see from the pic not only the screws but the bottom of the rack is in direct line with the skewers bobbin. Even though my bike takes a 135mm skewer do you think a 145mm skewer would work?...
05-17-17, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By ikaika777

Please HELP with BOB Ibex problem.

Hi, I just got a BOB Ibex trailer today and was wondering why it won't fit on my 2017 Giant Escape 2? The skewer on my bike is 135mm so that should be no problem with the Bob skewer. The problem is...
05-17-17, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By ikaika777

I don't know if you solved your problem but in...

I don't know if you solved your problem but in the meantime you can try those Rinodillo's/Mr. Tuffy liners. They don't make it for 16 inch tires but I don't see cutting them to size would be a...
05-10-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 404,915
Posted By ikaika777

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05-10-17, 02:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,385
Posted By ikaika777

Not me, I use thin low cut socks and it's still...

Not me, I use thin low cut socks and it's still too small. Width wise it's fine but length wise it's not true to size. And by that I mean it's an Asian made shoe so the sizes are not true compared to...
02-14-17, 05:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,385
Posted By ikaika777

My only problem with the Five-Ten shoes is that...

My only problem with the Five-Ten shoes is that they're made in Japan so the sizes run a tad smaller than U.S. sizes. Next time I'm going to get it one half size bigger.
08-17-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By ikaika777

I got 3,000 miles on those Wellgo pedals and...

I got 3,000 miles on those Wellgo pedals and counting. So far so good.
08-17-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,255
Posted By ikaika777

My hands stopped being tired and numb when I...

My hands stopped being tired and numb when I switched to the Ergon GP-5.

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08-17-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,867
Posted By ikaika777

I don't ride any trails, I'm a commuter and my...

I don't ride any trails, I'm a commuter and my bike is my only vehicle. Also, this is a road bike. Of course if I just ride for excercise then yes I would take the bags off.
08-17-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,867
Posted By ikaika777

Thank you! It just fit for one of my lights, it...

Thank you! It just fit for one of my lights, it doesn't fit my spotlight as that has a beefier clamp but at least I have my blinky for now. Thanks again.
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08-16-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,385
Posted By ikaika777

I wear Five Ten Freerider shoes, Addidas type...

I wear Five Ten Freerider shoes, Addidas type shorts, and T-shirts.
08-16-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,867
Posted By ikaika777

No, it's not tall enough and the angle of the bag...

No, it's not tall enough and the angle of the bag has to be at that angle because the bag levels out when weight is applied.
08-16-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,451
Views: 2,213,964
Posted By ikaika777

My new 2017 Giant Escape 2. ...

My new 2017 Giant Escape 2.

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08-16-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,867
Posted By ikaika777

My new Giant Escape 2!

I just got my new 2017 Giant Escape 2 yesterday, AKA the Batcycle. It's a very dark Navy blue, looks almost black. Now with my Topeak handlebar bag I have no place for front lights. I have the Topeak...
08-07-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,124
Posted By ikaika777

I love my Giant Escape 2. I just slowly added...

I love my Giant Escape 2. I just slowly added things to it over time. It's a great commuter.http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/150x100q90/924/b6l9a1.jpg (http://imageshack.com/f/pob6l9a1j)
08-04-16, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 220,819
Posted By ikaika777

Today I put on some fenders, and I must say she's...

Today I put on some fenders, and I must say she's looking quite sporty.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/150x100q90/924/b6l9a1.jpg (http://imageshack.com/f/pob6l9a1j)
07-30-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,878
Posted By ikaika777

I've had my Ergon's for a couple years and they...

I've had my Ergon's for a couple years and they have never slipped on me once.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/150x100q90/921/uOVsJS.jpg (http://imageshack.com/f/pluOVsJSj)
07-30-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,131
Posted By ikaika777

I guess I'm the odd man out and everyone is going...

I guess I'm the odd man out and everyone is going to hate me when I tell you this but... I actually watch Netflix when I ride. I'm not kidding.
07-30-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 220,819
Posted By ikaika777

Today I put on a Topeak handlebar bag in large...

Today I put on a Topeak handlebar bag in large and I got the Topeak Aero Wedge saddle bag in large and I put on the Topeak Bar Extender as I have no room for my lights on my handlebars because of the...
07-18-16, 02:35 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 19,029
Posted By ikaika777

Do you think the Topeak rack and trunk bag could...

Do you think the Topeak rack and trunk bag could be used for the front of the bike? Because if it can I wouldn't need to take my backpack I would just buy another system.
07-18-16, 02:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 19,029
Posted By ikaika777

35 pounds is pretty much what I carry in kitty...

35 pounds is pretty much what I carry in kitty litter alone. That's not counting the rest of the groceries.
05-30-16, 02:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 19,029
Posted By ikaika777

Between my Topeak DXP trunk bag and my Chrome...

Between my Topeak DXP trunk bag and my Chrome Bravo backpack that expands from 20L-40L, this is what I brought home from the grocery store last night:
Folgers coffee, French vanilla creamer, 2 jars...
09-16-15, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By ikaika777

I'm 5'10 without shoes and I went for the Escape...

I'm 5'10 without shoes and I went for the Escape 2 in XL. It just felt better to me than the large.
09-12-15, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,386
Posted By ikaika777

Giant.

Giant.
09-10-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 19,029
Posted By ikaika777

I use the Topeak trunk bag, the DXP which is the...

I use the Topeak trunk bag, the DXP which is the largest one they make. It has fold out panniers. I use that and my Chrome Bravo backpack, which goes from 20L to 40L. Between that and the trunk bag...
09-10-15, 03:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By ikaika777

White Haynes T-shirt, sport shorts, Bern helmet,...

White Haynes T-shirt, sport shorts, Bern helmet, and Five-Ten shoes. Basically I look like a bike messenger. Spandex is not for me.
09-09-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 220,819
Posted By ikaika777

I got new QR skewers to replace my rusty ones....

I got new QR skewers to replace my rusty ones. Aluminum ends this time.

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09-09-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

Ok, I got my new QR skewers today, 100/135mm....

Ok, I got my new QR skewers today, 100/135mm. Aluminum ends so they won't rust on me, they fit and look great.

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09-02-15, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

They are the only Giant dealers in my state, they...

They are the only Giant dealers in my state, they are the authorized repair shop for Giant bikes and parts. They have my model bike at their store. You would think that they have a parts list for the...
09-02-15, 01:40 AM
09-01-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

I went to the official Giant Facebook page and...

I went to the official Giant Facebook page and they said it's 135mm, I called my LBS again and they said, "If Giant said its 135mm then I would go with that". Do you see why I'm frustrated with my...
08-31-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

Ok, got of the phone with the LBS where I bought...

Ok, got of the phone with the LBS where I bought my bike. They said I need 100/130mm skewers.
08-31-15, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By ikaika777

Yup! The largest model they make. I love it, I...

Yup! The largest model they make. I love it, I couldn't go grocery shopping without it.
08-31-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By ikaika777

I love my Escape 2 which I use for commuting,...

I love my Escape 2 which I use for commuting, fitness, and grocery shopping.

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08-31-15, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

My rear wheel measured 5 3/8.

My rear wheel measured 5 3/8.
08-29-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

Is yours showing 5 1/2 in inches?

Is yours showing 5 1/2 in inches?
08-29-15, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

Bike shop is too far away and I can get better...

Bike shop is too far away and I can get better pricing and choices online.
08-28-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

Mine is actually 8 speed. Is it still 135mm on...

Mine is actually 8 speed. Is it still 135mm on the back or 130mm? Not too many 135mm I noticed.
08-28-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

Thank you so much for answering my question. I...

Thank you so much for answering my question. I looked on the Giant website but didn't see any measurements. Thanks again!
08-28-15, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By ikaika777

Wheel quick release skewer question.

I want to replace my quick release wheel skewers because they're badly rusted, (salt air where I live), I want to get them online. Does anyone know what size I would need for a 2013 Giant Escape 2?...
08-26-15, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7,451
Views: 2,213,964
Posted By ikaika777

My 2013 Giant Escape 2. 473416

My 2013 Giant Escape 2.

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Forum: Commuting
08-16-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By ikaika777

Stick with your Kryptonite.

Stick with your Kryptonite.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-15, 12:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,534
Posted By ikaika777

470905

470905
Forum: Commuting
08-12-15, 02:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,545
Posted By ikaika777

Since my bike is my only vehicle I have to carry...

Since my bike is my only vehicle I have to carry all my groceries on bike. I have a Topeak Explorer bike rack with the Topeak MTX trunk bag MTX, which is the largest they make. It has built in...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15,290
Views: 11,039,685
Posted By ikaika777

My 2013 Giant Escape 2. 367916

My 2013 Giant Escape 2.


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