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04-22-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By enveous

Who is forcing you to read a thread that is...

Who is forcing you to read a thread that is causing you obvious discomfort? Donít you have any self-control? Just skip the posts that you find threatening.

Iím not posting about how cool and...
04-22-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

And to be perfectly clear, being able to night...

And to be perfectly clear, being able to night ride at the same speed as during the day isnít unique to me.

Many folks have the same experience

Just a few examples:
...
04-22-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

Local singletrack usually accessed via fireroad....

Local singletrack usually accessed via fireroad. Conditions vary from flowy with minor chunky sections to more tech with repeated small drops (Chaparral DH PR in the screen cap below).
...
04-22-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

Yes, I believe you are being ridiculous with your...

Yes, I believe you are being ridiculous with your gravel armor quest and yes ~6100 lumens. As lighting tech has progressed over the decades from the first 12v and 6v halogen systems I've steadily...
04-22-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

Just the truth. A combined ~6100 lumens...

Just the truth.

A combined ~6100 lumens makes night riding like riding during the day.

As noted above, familiarity with the trail plays a part as well.

Just keep practicing bro!
04-22-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

That hasn't been my experience off-road whether...

That hasn't been my experience off-road whether I'm on my gravel bike or MTB, according to Strava. Familiarity with the local trails coupled with an obscenely bright bar and helmet light combo makes...
04-22-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

1. Not a technical trail "The particular trail...

1. Not a technical trail "The particular trail was actually well groomed"

2. If you have decent lights, it's no big deal to ride at the same speed at night.
04-22-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By enveous

Hah, kind of shows you missed that part of the...

Hah, kind of shows you missed that part of the vid (I get it, it's too long for general consumption, target audience the folks that were on the ride) but if you go down on sandstone you will swear....
04-22-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,118
Posted By enveous

No guessing required. There are many videos taken...

No guessing required. There are many videos taken by astronauts using GoPros, including the one that I posted.
04-22-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,118
Posted By enveous

Hint: they don't use generic 1080p cameras that...

Hint: they don't use generic 1080p cameras that are simply marketed as "military" cams.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wfoy_OvNDvw
04-21-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

The singletrack in Black Diamond is nothing like...

The singletrack in Black Diamond is nothing like a DH course.

Or dd you slide off a trail somewhere else?



Play it safe? Where did that assumption come from? Thatís very odd, especially...
04-21-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By enveous

Armor for riding a gravel bike? Wow. I never...

Armor for riding a gravel bike? Wow. I never would have imagined. Whatís next, full faced helmets? Goggles?

ďGravelĒ bikes arenít inherently poor descenders if they are set up properly. The...
04-21-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By enveous

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/608x433/stan_c76e7816205303e71a33a603085bd004eb38f3dd.jpg
04-21-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By enveous

Consult with your LBS to confirm that you have...

Consult with your LBS to confirm that you have the proper size. Looking at your torso and arm length in relation to the bike, it looks like you're going to be very cramped.

Test ride an XL vs....
04-18-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By enveous

Gooseberry Mesa

WARNING: contains climbing, some ok views, and one swear word.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwGVOWSSs74
04-17-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,866
Posted By enveous

Premium branded stuff is cheap if you know what...

Premium branded stuff is cheap if you know what to look for. It's not like Stan's has their own tape factory somewhere.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C0Z1Z5C/ref=biss_dp_t_asn

Everyone obviously...
04-17-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,866
Posted By enveous

I've used the same type of plug kit from...

I've used the same type of plug kit from genuineinnovations.

While more expensive, I now prefer Dynaplug. Faster and the having a larger plug option makes plugging bigger wholes easier.
...
04-17-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By enveous

Nah. It depends. For example: The rigid...

Nah. It depends.

For example:

The rigid bike in the video above is running 40f/45r which are good pressures for a 175 pound rider running 40mm tires on tubeless i25 rims on that trail. On the...
04-17-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By enveous

Nah, still using my normal vocabulary. Heck,...

Nah, still using my normal vocabulary.

Heck, I'm even able to distinguish between the proper use of "your" and "you're."
04-16-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By enveous

Sharing the truth is demeaning? Correcting...

Sharing the truth is demeaning? Correcting someone's erroneous posts is offensive?

That's nuts. As is fietsbob being embarrassed by his posts and deleting them. I've seen these nonsense outbursts...
04-16-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,282
Posted By enveous

No, what you're saying is that carbon stems are...

No, what you're saying is that carbon stems are "far more fragile."
04-16-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,282
Posted By enveous

My much abused, four-year-old, carbon MTB stem...

My much abused, four-year-old, carbon MTB stem would disagree with a few of those claims.
04-16-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By enveous

Yes, and "30 psi is too high" is a specific...

Yes, and "30 psi is too high" is a specific recommendation,

Here are some general recommendations-

"Optimal tire pressure will depend on:

Tubed or tubeless
Tire size
Casing type
Rim width
04-16-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By enveous

This thread currently has 23 posts. My first post...

This thread currently has 23 posts. My first post was #11 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=11) . You are mischaracterizing what happened.


"fietsbob"'s...
04-16-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By enveous

So when I ran 32f/35r psi in 2.3 Kujos, with DH...

So when I ran 32f/35r psi in 2.3 Kujos, with DH casings, tubed, mounted on Mavic 317s they were too high? Why did I double pinch flat then? Why did I get tire flop at lower pressures?

Here's my...
04-15-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,118
Posted By enveous

Not unrealistic. Just the facts. His camera, like...

Not unrealistic. Just the facts. His camera, like the GoPros (and others) that I've used to do exactly what he wants to do, allow the user to select the FOV.
...
04-15-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By enveous

Well, I can see why you would agree with fietsbob...

Well, I can see why you would agree with fietsbob as it seems both of you are quite confused about what you are trying to post about.

Next time, you both could save yourselves by doing a simple...
04-15-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,118
Posted By enveous

Nah, it will work just fine and he won't have an...

Nah, it will work just fine and he won't have an obstructed view. In addition to being able to adjust the horizontal aim of the camera, he can also adjust the FOV to crop any helemt bits that wander...
04-15-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By enveous

What is the basis for your opinion?

What is the basis for your opinion?
04-15-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By enveous

Now you know. ...

Now you know.

https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/1166832-hope-rx4-calipers-gut-check.html
04-15-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By enveous

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/610x342/r6qvzhx_0dc26d2515f9cbc2e74839261a638d14edfe52a8.png

Hope does not make a complete road brake set so there is no option to "buy it...
04-15-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By enveous

How much does the OP weigh? What tires are they...

How much does the OP weigh?
What tires are they using (size, casing, tubes/tubeless)?
What rims?
Are they riding buff singletrack at mellow speeds or charging nonstop chunk?
Do they "ride light"...
04-15-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,118
Posted By enveous

It seems that you're trying to reinvent the wheel...

It seems that you're trying to reinvent the wheel here.

https://www.sony.com/electronics/actioncam-mounting-accessories/vct-hsm1
04-15-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,118
Posted By enveous

So much for "a neat, discreet and good quality...

So much for "a neat, discreet and good quality helmet camera that doesn't look awkward and odd" then.
04-14-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By enveous

It's a common misconception that the grazing is...

It's a common misconception that the grazing is done primarily to fund the parks. Income from grazing accounts for only .03% of EBRPD's budget.


The main reason for EBRPD grazing is for...
04-13-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,078
Posted By enveous

It's a good thing that racing isn't the sole...

It's a good thing that racing isn't the sole criteria for evaluating gravel bikes. This is another non sequitur from you.

You forgot, for the second time, to answer the simple question that I...
04-13-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,078
Posted By enveous

Ok, I indulged you and read it again. ...

Ok, I indulged you and read it again.

There's a new Niner FS gravel bike. Someone noted that it's as heavy as an XC race bike. An XC race bike that is arguably just as capable (maybe more because...
04-13-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,078
Posted By enveous

Not lost at all. What does your "driving to...

Not lost at all.

What does your "driving to the trailhead" tangent have to do with my comments about Niner's new bike?

Are you perhaps confused by the fact that many folks ride gravel bikes on...
04-13-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By enveous

Not enough information. Optimal tire...

Not enough information.

Optimal tire pressure will depend on:

Tubed or tubeless
Tire size
Casing type
Rim width
Rider weight
Terrain
04-13-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,078
Posted By enveous

What does that have to do with the price of tea...

What does that have to do with the price of tea in China?



Like most folks, we drive and ride to the trail head. If I was limited to the local trails I would miss out on some fantastic riding....
04-13-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,078
Posted By enveous

I just don't see the attraction of that...

I just don't see the attraction of that franken-gravel thing.

If you're riding trails where you think you need suspension (insert HTFU here), grab a better tool from the tool box, like a 22 pound...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 863
Posted By enveous

You need to look in the right realm - take a look...

You need to look in the right realm - take a look at how many mountain bikes have SRAM 1x as OEM. They have been dominating that space with Eagle and Shimano is still playing catch up.
04-12-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By enveous

I get that you're being facetious but...if your...

I get that you're being facetious but...if your fork has rack mounts all you need is a 4mm bolt, GoPro stem cap adapter, and a rotated camera to do the selfie thing.
...
04-12-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By enveous

The warping and distortion in 360 footage, as can...

The warping and distortion in 360 footage, as can be seen here where the footage is like looking at a fun house mirror, is a deal killer for me.When played back, it doesn't reflect(no pun intended)...
04-11-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By enveous

Not a fan of 360 video due to the...

Not a fan of 360 video due to the warping/distprtion and lower vid quality. For a normal GP I use a chest mounted gimbal because it adds stability and is more immersive than helmet or bike-mounted...
04-11-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By enveous

It's the same stuff that I rode for decades on my...

It's the same stuff that I rode for decades on my 'cross bikes. From crap pavement------->mildly chunky singletrack and everything in between. "Gravel" often means simply underbiking some stuff that...
04-11-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,451
Posted By enveous

This kind of blatant misinformation makes this...

This kind of blatant misinformation makes this forum very difficult to read.

/sarcasm

(That's a Tricerotops.)
04-10-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,451
Posted By enveous

The mere fact that you can't understand my...

The mere fact that you can't understand my comment does not make it stupid. It does speak volumes about you though.
04-10-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,451
Posted By enveous

Around here the MUP speed limit applies to normal...

Around here the MUP speed limit applies to normal bikes as well as electric motor bicycles.


Class 1 and 2 electric motor bikes don't have a numeric speed limit by design, you can pedal, or...
04-10-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,451
Posted By enveous

You don't look smart when you attempt to put...

You don't look smart when you attempt to put words in other's (virtual) mouths.
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