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06-15-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Gconan

Phinney was one of the big names......

Phinney was one of the big names......
06-07-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,517
Posted By Gconan

But look at all the money the owner saved in...

But look at all the money the owner saved in medical bills by being healthy riding the bike.
Replies: 23
Views: 2,346
Posted By Gconan

Are people running the compass tires tubeless or...

Are people running the compass tires tubeless or tubed?
05-28-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Gconan

I had a shop a year or two ago weigh one for me...

I had a shop a year or two ago weigh one for me and I think it was 29#'S.
05-26-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,127
Posted By Gconan

I notice my Quadriceps wear out easier on flats. ...

I notice my Quadriceps wear out easier on flats. It's never a problem when I am clipped in. I can ride much longer with cleats on the road and gravel bikes. I use flats for mountain biking but I...
05-26-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,127
Posted By Gconan

You use more muscles when pedaling in circles,...

You use more muscles when pedaling in circles, spreading the load.
05-25-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,731
Posted By Gconan

The 40mm Clemente explore MSO's take 35-55 psi...

The 40mm Clemente explore MSO's take 35-55 psi tubeless. I run mine at 40psi for comfort and traction. At 55 psi I do not get as good traction as 40psi.
05-21-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By Gconan

Rest in peace .:recum:

Rest in peace .:recum:
05-20-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 19,917
Posted By Gconan

It means steel is still a viable material for...

It means steel is still a viable material for bike frames.
05-19-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Gconan

Great pics! Inspiring!

Great pics! Inspiring!
05-15-19, 06:39 PM
05-13-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,148
Posted By Gconan

Go to the different bike companies and see what...

Go to the different bike companies and see what kind of bikes they make online. Visit all of the local bike shops and check them out. No reason to make a real quick decision . Test ride mountain...
05-12-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By Gconan

Pedaling innovations...

Pedaling innovations (https://pedalinginnovations.com)
05-12-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By Gconan

2018 Jamis...

2018 Jamis (https://bikepacking.com/news/2018-jamis-renegade-expat/)

2019 Jamis (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/renegadeexpat.html)

They look the same to me. Rims come tubeless ready but tires...
05-09-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,092
Posted By Gconan

Why not take up mountain biking? Trail or all...

Why not take up mountain biking? Trail or all mountain.
05-08-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,089
Posted By Gconan

Get the carbon fork. Lighter and according to...

Get the carbon fork. Lighter and according to veterans , stiff and dampening .
05-06-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,245
Posted By Gconan

In the last two years, I have bought a mountain...

In the last two years, I have bought a mountain bike, adventure bike, and a road bike. I have been blessed.
05-06-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,742
Posted By Gconan

Larabar. Coconut cream .

Larabar. Coconut cream .
04-26-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By Gconan

200#s 2.8 WTB Rangers 22#s no rim strikes.

200#s 2.8 WTB Rangers 22#s no rim strikes.
04-26-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By Gconan

Looks like a very good deal for the money.

Looks like a very good deal for the money.
04-22-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Gconan

On any trail it will not be long for you to crack...

On any trail it will not be long for you to crack a smile! Congratulations on the awesome looking bike! Oh, have a water source so you can ride as long as you want. Camel back LR is highly...
04-20-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,866
Posted By Gconan

Thief returns $5,000 bike

Tired of Being Recognized, Thief Returns $5,000 Bike Stolen During Test Ride
Bike thief returns bike (https://www.bicycling.com/news/amp27206927/bike-thief-returns-bike/)
04-16-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Gconan

Aye, me neither. But that is why I left a link...

Aye, me neither. But that is why I left a link to a large MTB forum, to help with information.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Gconan

Someone should look out for her up Seattle...

Someone should look out for her up Seattle way.:commute:
Forum: Commuting
04-15-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,183
Posted By Gconan

Outstanding! :beer:

Outstanding! :beer:
04-15-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Gconan

I think Jamis...

I think Jamis (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/xcperformancebikes.html) has some lighter weight cross country bikes.
04-15-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,279
Posted By Gconan

Thank you for the information! We can spend our...

Thank you for the information! We can spend our money on something more valuable then.
04-14-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,417
Posted By Gconan

I do not have long term experience, but I tried a...

I do not have long term experience, but I tried a thick petroleum oil once and my chain became very dirty. I do ride through sand some, so I use a dry lube.

Dry lube...
04-13-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By Gconan

Congratulations! What a cool bike! I like the...

Congratulations! What a cool bike! I like the freedom with flats. Clip in SPD all the way. I like the new 2019 XTR...
04-13-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Gconan

The possibilities are endless. Research. ...

The possibilities are endless. Research.
Mtbr. (https://forums.mtbr.com/forum.php?)
04-09-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 906
Posted By Gconan

Buy very, very nice custom bikes. Or at least...

Buy very, very nice custom bikes. Or at least very nice bikes. Then ride where he lived. You will remember him always as you ride your bike that was a gift from him!
04-07-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gconan

The Norco Valence has eight different models and...

The Norco Valence has eight different models and comes in at least six different sizes. That is without the youth model. The one in the original posters budget is this one.
...
04-07-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gconan

Some one mentioned the VALENCE ALUMINUM...

Some one mentioned the VALENCE ALUMINUM CLARIS$825.00
https://www.norco.com/bikes/pavement/endurance/valence-aluminum/valence-aluminum-claris/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,184
Posted By Gconan

Sloping top tubes are smart for standover height...

Sloping top tubes are smart for standover height and they look good. The more the better.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Gconan

42mm is tire width.

42mm is tire width.
04-02-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By Gconan

WHAT an accurate painting! The attention to...

WHAT an accurate painting! The attention to detail is awesome!
03-31-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,179
Posted By Gconan

Georgeous!

Georgeous!
03-30-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Gconan

It's a great idea!

It's a great idea!
03-29-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,805
Posted By Gconan

I think you are correct, 5 pounds off the bike...

I think you are correct, 5 pounds off the bike is not something to sneeze at. Certainly it will make easier effort.



This I don't know, but probably
03-29-19, 08:26 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,703
Posted By Gconan

Even a short, crummy ride is better than no ride...

Even a short, crummy ride is better than no ride at all.
03-17-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,970
Posted By Gconan

I would just like a nice two color fade paint job...

I would just like a nice two color fade paint job without, or very little logos.
03-12-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,514
Posted By Gconan

Try a wilderness trail bike saddle (WTB)!

Try a wilderness trail bike saddle (WTB)!
03-11-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gconan

smooth tread or not??

smooth tread or not??
03-05-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,541
Posted By Gconan

I would say you are obligated to buy the bike @...

I would say you are obligated to buy the bike @ this point. Or pay the 300.00 restocking fee. Of course if that lighter bike was to good to pass up, get it but still pay the fee.
02-23-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By Gconan

Very nice pictures!

Very nice pictures!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Gconan

The main decision would seem to me to be...

The main decision would seem to me to be suspension fork or not. If you want a suspension fork, then the cannondale. If not the BMC.
02-17-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,412
Posted By Gconan

I was wondering why there was no good prices on...

I was wondering why there was no good prices on performances website. I wish the local stores would have survived.
02-15-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gconan

Thompson setback...

Thompson setback (https://www.bikethomson.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/masterpiece-setback-black-1.jpg)
02-10-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,836
Posted By Gconan

Thankfully it was not a mountain lion.

Thankfully it was not a mountain lion.
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