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07-04-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By Gconan

I once had a mid level mountain bike from...

I once had a mid level mountain bike from univega. I liked it!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By Gconan

I got caught in a brutal thunderstorm last sumer....

I got caught in a brutal thunderstorm last sumer. It came out of nowhere and plastered me. I had to huddle under some trees as the only shelter around. It went from the hi 90's to very cold as i...
06-19-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Gconan

They are not standard size. They are 32 and 40...

They are not standard size. They are 32 and 40 ounce bottles. They will even take 48 ounce nalgene bottles. The widefoot cages can take these bottles. https://widefoot.com/fit-guide/LiterCage Fit...
06-19-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Gconan

https://widefoot.com/product/litercage/

https://widefoot.com/product/litercage/
06-19-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Gconan

https://widefoot.com/product/litercage/

https://widefoot.com/product/litercage/
06-18-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Gconan

I need the extra water. I pull up, straddle the...

I need the extra water. I pull up, straddle the bike and take a nice two handed drink then get going again.
06-18-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Gconan

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04-24-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Gconan

I also noticed their light weight cross country...

I also noticed their light weight cross country race mountain bikes were no more as well.
04-12-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,996
Posted By Gconan

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love this color from Gunnar. God willing one day I will...
12-18-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,767
Posted By Gconan

It could have been done by some thieves who knew...

It could have been done by some thieves who knew there would be expensive bikes there, but don't have a clue about their historic value? I hope the thieves get caught and the bikes recoverd...
11-27-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,159
Posted By Gconan

Tubeless is great for comfort! My road bike is...

Tubeless is great for comfort!
My road bike is tubeless in 25&28 tires. A noticable improvement over non tubeless.

Tire & rim fit chart WTB (https://www.wtb.com/pages/tire-rim-fit-chart)
11-27-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,199
Posted By Gconan

To the original poster I would check out...

To the original poster I would check out Rodriguez Bicycles (https://www.rodbikes.com/) for your exact needs. Let them help you with the relaxed geometry that you need.

Just your size....
10-19-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,930
Posted By Gconan

Beyond any doubt you would go faster with a...

Beyond any doubt you would go faster with a lighter gravel bike.
10-18-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By Gconan

Speed She...

Speed She (https://www.wtb.com/collections/saddles/products/speed-she)

This female-focused saddle has become one of our most popular models with its ergonomic shape, smooth curves and low-profile...
10-18-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,775
Posted By Gconan

I went from treaded 40mm tires to smooth 32mm...

I went from treaded 40mm tires to smooth 32mm tires on my gravel bike and on asphalt they perform so much better! Of course I lost the ability to wonder in the deep gravel, but for the asphalt it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,066
Posted By Gconan

My Lynskey 265 triple butted road bike weighs...

My Lynskey 265 triple butted road bike weighs 19&1/2#'s with pedals. It could be lighter with light weight parts but was built with durable parts instead.
10-05-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,391
Posted By Gconan

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-04-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,170
Posted By Gconan

NO. They have not done a better job, and...

NO.

They have not done a better job, and they can't. Again you do not have a comprehension of their crimes.


You are lessening mans inhumanity to man. You are incapable of comprehending...
10-04-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,170
Posted By Gconan

I believe right now black people in America are...

I believe right now black people in America are truly treated equal under the law. Are you saying they are not?
10-04-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,170
Posted By Gconan

Again, there is no comparison whatsoever. You...

Again, there is no comparison whatsoever. You truly lessen the scope of the Nazis crimes. There is no comparison whatsoever.

By the way. We fought a war to free slaves. Do we get credit for...
10-04-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,170
Posted By Gconan

Germany came to that conclusion by being occupied...

Germany came to that conclusion by being occupied by the United States, Great Britain, France and The old Soviet Union. We had something to do with that. We had to force them to confront what they...
10-04-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,170
Posted By Gconan

With all due respect, it was wrong of you to...

With all due respect, it was wrong of you to compare the south in the 1800's to Nazi Germany. There is no comparison whatsoever. Perhaps you did not know what the Nazis did to the people of the...
10-04-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,170
Posted By Gconan

I don't think they have anything in stock do they?

I don't think they have anything in stock do they?
10-04-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,170
Posted By Gconan

Is the only thing that seems silly. However it's...

Is the only thing that seems silly. However it's their decision, and I hope a friends wife gets one. It would not seem right for her to get bumped for a rich person.
09-30-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,131
Posted By Gconan

I have a Lynskey road bike that I am quite...

I have a Lynskey road bike that I am quite pleased with. So I am sure I would love their gravel bikes. But the Ribble bikes look like really good value and quality. Win win either way.
09-20-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By Gconan

I ride the Pure model, and also the Volt model. ...

I ride the Pure model, and also the Volt model. I like both, but if I could only have one I'd get the Pure as the most comfortable.
09-20-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By Gconan

I really like Wilderness Trail Bikes saddles. ...

I really like Wilderness Trail Bikes saddles.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By Gconan

Test ride them both!

Test ride them both!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:39 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 13,121
Posted By Gconan

My road bike and gravel bike have handle bar...

My road bike and gravel bike have handle bar bags. There for putting stuff in. Rain coats, lunch, phones. You get the idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,520
Posted By Gconan

I definitely went faster when I changed my gravel...

I definitely went faster when I changed my gravel tires to smooth road tires. Continental 5000. Get to all points on pavement faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,700
Posted By Gconan

What about the Jamis Quest Comp? One level above...

What about the Jamis Quest Comp? One level above the sport but still under 1000.$.
https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/questcomp.html
09-14-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,626
Posted By Gconan

By frame builders, not just any old welder.

By frame builders, not just any old welder.
09-14-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Gconan

The lugs on nobbie tires that are fat. Like...

The lugs on nobbie tires that are fat. Like mountain bike tires. Or fat bike tires.
09-13-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,684
Posted By Gconan

2x drive train.

2x drive train.
09-08-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Gconan

Congratulations on a very fine bike! Good choice...

Congratulations on a very fine bike! Good choice between the two as well.
09-04-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Gconan

40 ounce. ...

40 ounce.

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09-04-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Gconan

40 ounce.

40 ounce.
09-04-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Gconan

I use 40 ounce Klean Kanteen uninsulated water...

I use 40 ounce Klean Kanteen uninsulated water bottles with Widefoot cages. Sometimes Nalgene bottles.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,915
Posted By Gconan

Expensive but worth it. Pedaling innovations...

Expensive but worth it. Pedaling innovations catalyst pedal.

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08-30-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,619
Posted By Gconan

The reason I use 25mm on the front and 28mm in...

The reason I use 25mm on the front and 28mm in the rear is thats the biggest tires they will accept. If I could get a 28mm on the front I would, but the front fork will only accept a 25mm....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Gconan

I love that paint!

I love that paint!
08-19-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,848
Posted By Gconan

Gravel bikes put a smile on your face.

Gravel bikes put a smile on your face.
08-12-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By Gconan

Definitely get clippless pedals. I would suggest...

Definitely get clippless pedals. I would suggest Shimano SPD’s so you can walk in them.
08-10-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,760
Posted By Gconan

I'll bet it's frame was welded in Cambodia.

I'll bet it's frame was welded in Cambodia.
08-09-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,760
Posted By Gconan

Norco search xr steel is made in Taiwan. My...

Norco search xr steel is made in Taiwan. My Norco aluminum fluid was made in Cambodia. I am pleased with both frames.
08-08-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By Gconan

Not so. ...

Not so.

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08-06-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Gconan

Between the two bikes named I would get the...

Between the two bikes named I would get the Genesis. It's a 2x which is better for the road. Definitely use your pedals on the new bike. How much more would a steel genesis be verses the aluminum?
08-06-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,940
Posted By Gconan

Bicycle rolling resistance...

Bicycle rolling resistance (https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/cx-gravel-reviews/panaracer-gravel-king-sk)
08-06-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,940
Posted By Gconan

The tread has more rolling resistance than non...

The tread has more rolling resistance than non treaded tires.
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