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10-07-18, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Staypuft1652

Nice! Thanks for that link, I may just get a set...

Nice! Thanks for that link, I may just get a set for my sirrus.:thumb:
10-07-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By Staypuft1652

Yes both rear wheel failures, either spokes, or...

Yes both rear wheel failures, either spokes, or in the case of the fx 7.3 the rim itself seperated at the seam.

My main bike is a 90's Giant yukon rigid mtn bike with slicks.

Yes I considered...
10-07-18, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By Staypuft1652

I bought a fx 7.3. I rode it a few times,...

I bought a fx 7.3. I rode it a few times, carefully. The rear wheel then started self destructing. I ended up with an old Giant 26" mountain bike with slicks.

I have had 2 Treks that failed...
09-01-17, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By Staypuft1652

I got some used Kenda Klondikes. Along with fork...

I got some used Kenda Klondikes. Along with fork suspension I'm glued to the road. Yes there's drag, but after falling once on the bike(and three times walking) and messing up my back while looking...
08-30-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,823
Posted By Staypuft1652

I just got some purple extreme as a gift. The...

I just got some purple extreme as a gift. The jury is still out on it.

I have normal conditions where I live, and have been using various dry and semi dry lubes a couple months. I think I prefer...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Staypuft1652

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Commuting
08-27-17, 08:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,509
Posted By Staypuft1652

Yeah I kinda miss those days myself.

Yeah I kinda miss those days myself.
Forum: Commuting
08-27-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Staypuft1652

Does anyone know off-hand if there is any way to...

Does anyone know off-hand if there is any way to aquire a 3 speed 20 inch wheel? Preferably with an SA hub? My son in law wants to make a 3 speed bmx. I found a Shimano hub option, but I am leary to...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By Staypuft1652

I know, right?

I know, right?
08-26-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,841
Posted By Staypuft1652

Yeah not sure then. Something I had read a while...

Yeah not sure then. Something I had read a while back also mentioned, depending on shoe size and fit, there are aftermarket insoles available, with more arch support. Something about nerve pressure....
08-26-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,841
Posted By Staypuft1652

If they are 2 bolt spd, what I did for myself was...

If they are 2 bolt spd, what I did for myself was to cut out some thin plastic to put between the insole, and cleat plate. On mine there was just foam there. On longer rides I have a lil hot foot but...
08-23-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By Staypuft1652

Lowest I've went has been 28. Especially at my...

Lowest I've went has been 28. Especially at my weight I can see no benefit going skinnier. IMO 28 and 32 both feel about the same.
08-23-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Staypuft1652

I must be in the minority, but if you have to...

I must be in the minority, but if you have to deal with icy ruts and potholes, a front suspension along with front studded tire is well worth it.
08-22-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,905
Posted By Staypuft1652

Only have one knog product, one of those little...

Only have one knog product, one of those little AA battery lights. It is great, for the 20 minutes it takes to drain a new battery.
08-21-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,617
Posted By Staypuft1652

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/j2bso_3Wb5zlip2x...

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08-21-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,010
Posted By Staypuft1652

You guys jinxed me. Just had one. Rear tube is...

You guys jinxed me. Just had one. Rear tube is getting smallpox.
08-20-17, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,202
Posted By Staypuft1652

That does look sweet!

That does look sweet!
08-20-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,124
Posted By Staypuft1652

I am considering bibs finally. Other than shoes,...

I am considering bibs finally. Other than shoes, never used any cycle specific clothing, but from what I learn, these will solve a specific problem.
Forum: Commuting
08-19-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 21,486
Posted By Staypuft1652

Forgive me if this is a stupid question/comment....

Forgive me if this is a stupid question/comment. But if you have rim brakes ( couldnt tell from pics) and put the front on backwards, couldnt you just switch the skewer? Or does that mess up the...
08-19-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By Staypuft1652

LOL. Yea I can relate. I am originally from FL,...

LOL. Yea I can relate. I am originally from FL, so when I moved to ND the small hills around here were like mountains to me. I never use the small chainring on any of my bikes though, so I would do...
08-18-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By Staypuft1652

Not to hijack thread, but what year sirrus? I...

Not to hijack thread, but what year sirrus? I have a 99 I think that has similar specs. Nice to know it can take the weight.
08-18-17, 07:06 PM
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Views: 279,921
Posted By Staypuft1652

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/IhqvYZFlzbOmYNGY...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/IhqvYZFlzbOmYNGYyULH-j8C6SOaNl1iHq7CtZFp_hRs1EFMIOIcJUmRIseVZhQHbQlj5ey1F12boTwrnOforoAJOx6sFOJF1tAG6PC3A4MMRSaptx3VBFjQ_ujhfJqWJUPsc4L7YQ...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By Staypuft1652

I was replying in regards to the "inherent...

I was replying in regards to the "inherent weaknesses" of step through frames. I was originally hesitant to have aluminum frame bikes, but I have had no issues with them, other than they are usually...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-17, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By Staypuft1652

I have a step through bike. Although its...

I have a step through bike. Although its partially chromoly, its held up to the abuse of my fat ass with no issues, bending, cracking, or otherwise. And also I think they use steel for springs mostly...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,509
Posted By Staypuft1652

Maybe it's just me, and I haven't ridden a nice...

Maybe it's just me, and I haven't ridden a nice bike with a coaster brake (do they exist?) but I distinctly remember coaster brakes working alot better when I was younger. I'm not sure how much...
08-18-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,996
Posted By Staypuft1652

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
08-17-17, 10:00 AM
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Views: 10,955,418
Posted By Staypuft1652

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
08-17-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,955,418
Posted By Staypuft1652

Thanks! I'm a broke A-hole with no license,...

Thanks!

I'm a broke A-hole with no license, but then I remember I can just blame it on trying to help the environment.:D (Which IS also a good thing.)
08-16-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,939
Posted By Staypuft1652

I got a hardrock like that, except step-thru....

I got a hardrock like that, except step-thru. Mine is too small too but I've got alot of miles on that bike, it owes me nothing. I would still be riding it but for winter use I needed a suspension...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,955,418
Posted By Staypuft1652

How do you do the overlays like that, is it...

How do you do the overlays like that, is it strava?
08-16-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,251
Posted By Staypuft1652

Off topic but, I have one of...

Off topic but, I have one of these:https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01B6JEUOK/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1502924128&sr=8-2&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=gopal%2Bbike%2Blight&th=1&psc=1. I...
08-16-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,939
Posted By Staypuft1652

Nice hardrock.

Nice hardrock.
08-16-17, 04:33 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,996
Posted By Staypuft1652

Newest revision. ...

Newest revision.
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Need...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By Staypuft1652

Another thing: you may want to invest in a decent...

Another thing: you may want to invest in a decent kickstand. One of the moped types, or I have good luck with the rear type kickstand. Cyclists seem to frown upon kickstands, but it makes things...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By Staypuft1652

Oh yea 4 bags shouldnt be a problem.

Oh yea 4 bags shouldnt be a problem.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By Staypuft1652

Thats understandable. As for the shifters, sorry....

Thats understandable. As for the shifters, sorry. Glad they work good for you, I've never been pleased with them no matter how well adjusted. Carrying groceries on bike is cool, just don't know how...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-17, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,509
Posted By Staypuft1652

Not drunk or high no. But apparently riding fixed...

Not drunk or high no. But apparently riding fixed gear 20 mph around pedestrians.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By Staypuft1652

Semi-slick or slick tires alone will make a world...

Semi-slick or slick tires alone will make a world of difference. As far as gearing, I find it fine as is. If it has grip shifters, IMO a good upgrade is trigger shifters, at least for rear. 8 speed...
08-14-17, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,452
Views: 2,364,668
Posted By Staypuft1652

Welcome David!

Welcome David!
08-13-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

That is a valid point. I meant no offense btw....

That is a valid point. I meant no offense btw. Moot for me though, as I have an allergy to titanium, or vice versa. :D
08-13-17, 10:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

Does pedal weight actually matter? Serious...

Does pedal weight actually matter? Serious question. It is rotational mass, so I guess theoretically more weight would be slower to get spinning? Require more effort to spin? It all just seems...
08-13-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

Thanks! That looks perfectly manageable.

Thanks! That looks perfectly manageable.
08-13-17, 01:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

Just been out breaking in the VP's some more....

Just been out breaking in the VP's some more. Can't find any faults.

I wish nashbar still sold them.
08-13-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

If you don't mind: ...

If you don't mind:
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...
08-13-17, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

Pic didn't show. You can use...

Pic didn't show. You can use https://ctrlq.org/google/photos/?_ga=2.173960803.1720887770.1501462196-327298613.1501462195
to make embed links for google photos.
08-13-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

Do they hang in the same orientation consistently?

Do they hang in the same orientation consistently?
08-12-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

I find it pretty irritating that people judge...

I find it pretty irritating that people judge others for their equipment choices. As long as its safe, what does it matter?

Is it better to be comfortable and safe? Or use "appropriate" gear?
08-12-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

Yea at first I got some of those combination...

Yea at first I got some of those combination spd/flat pedals. Seemed like a good idea, but not so much. Tried double sided spd next, was amazed how easy they were.
08-12-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By Staypuft1652

You have more sense than I.

You have more sense than I.
Forum: Commuting
08-12-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,591
Posted By Staypuft1652

I like the coated metal ones best myself. I have...

I like the coated metal ones best myself. I have a cheap bontrager one I like.
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