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06-19-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By tyrion

More mountain-bikey geometry helps you go descend...

More mountain-bikey geometry helps you go descend faster. If the bike allows you to get behind the wheels (shorter reach and a saddle that gets out of the way) you'll be more comfortable and go down...
05-20-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By shelbyfv

Check out the Cannondale Topstone Sora....

Check out the Cannondale Topstone Sora. https://www.cannondale.com/en/USA/Bike/ProductDetail?Id=a0134726-7df9-4bae-a4b5-fb806888b5aa Much better choice for the money than the used Surly. Also Salsa...
05-19-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By Helderberg

Only did 8.5 miles today.

It was my first day with the temps in the 90's so I decided to take it easy and see how I fared. Surprised myself and feel good. At 70 I did not want to go out to hard and not be in any shape...
05-17-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,432
Posted By K R

OK, I'll be 72 in Sept. DW and I both ride...

OK, I'll be 72 in Sept. DW and I both ride Diverge Comp's. Occasionally ride a paved path, often on a rails to trails path in WA, Idaho and OR. Haven't ridden the road bikes in over a year......
05-09-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,808
Posted By chas58

One way I answered that question was to just try...

One way I answered that question was to just try a 700x50 on the front. Or, you can just borrow/rent a mountain bike. Realistically, it is about 10psi and more flotation. Yeah, it is noticeably...
05-06-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,432
Posted By Bingod

From my unscientific observations the Verdugo...

From my unscientific observations the Verdugo Hills have the densest population of gravel bikers. Maybe because its close to town and easily accessed, the trails are relatively short and connect to...
05-06-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,432
Posted By ksryder

The midwestern gravel dad has fast replaced the...

The midwestern gravel dad has fast replaced the midwestern roadie dad in my neck of the woods. Young people around here don't bike.
05-06-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,432
Posted By Bingod

Those gravel bikers who look 30 and 40 are in...

Those gravel bikers who look 30 and 40 are in fact 50 or 60, they just use a lot of botox and filler
05-06-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,432
Posted By Greenhil

Gravelcyclist.com, did a survey recently (link...

Gravelcyclist.com, did a survey recently (link below). There are quite a few riders in their 50s. From my perspective you are the “younger” riders. The survey noted with some surprise that there...
05-05-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By IronM

I know lot of guys who get into gravel or CX...

I know lot of guys who get into gravel or CX though 2nd hand bikes, as long as the fit is right & it has the build that you really desire (like disc vs rim brakes).
IMHO, it's a lot less expensive...
04-29-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By unterhausen

there is a Stan's office near here. I even see a...

there is a Stan's office near here. I even see a Stan's truck driving around from time to time. I have heard they stop people on the forest roads around here and make them convert to tubeless on...
04-24-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By gus6464

You are going to hate the GK's for dirt cornering...

You are going to hate the GK's for dirt cornering where we live. Go for something with a little more bite on side tread.
04-24-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By ericzamora

I was planning on getting the Ventures but i...

I was planning on getting the Ventures but i ordered my new 650b Kinlin wheels too early, and didn't want to wait 2 months before they were released, so I went with Teravail Cannonball 650b x 47...
11-03-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,087
Posted By EdwinHeadwind

A Surly Cross Check was my answer when I went...

A Surly Cross Check was my answer when I went looking for a high-tire-clearance canti frame. Hydraulic discs are great on my mountain bike, but that’s the only bike I want them on. Cantis have been...
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