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07-27-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,266
Posted By superdex

Plan your route to include stops, plenty of...

Plan your route to include stops, plenty of online tools to do that. Or get over the aesthetic of the behind-the-seat. Function>form on this one....
07-20-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,016
Posted By superdex

I love love love love my Swagman Semi 4.0. Kuat...

I love love love love my Swagman Semi 4.0. Kuat and 1up are nice, but way out of my budget, so I chose the Swagman. SUPER happy.

https://www.etrailer.com/Hitch-Bike-Racks/Swagman/S64698-99.html
...
07-02-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,324
Posted By superdex

you get bonus points for wearing while not on the...

you get bonus points for wearing while not on the bike. mission accomplished!
06-30-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,759
Posted By superdex

wrong kind of crack.

wrong kind of crack.
06-30-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By superdex

the frame and fork have to have mounting points...

the frame and fork have to have mounting points for the disc brake calipers, so in a word, 'no.' sorry
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,307
Posted By superdex

Strange that his name has rolled around in my...

Strange that his name has rolled around in my head the past couple weeks. So sorry and so unfair. Thoughts and prayers to his family. May the road rise up to meet your wheels--
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,784
Posted By superdex

the hardest climb for me is a stretch of road...

the hardest climb for me is a stretch of road just a few miles from the house. Not because it's super long, or super steep (it's only 1.5mi, 6%), but because it's just enough of 8 minutes of pain...
06-17-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,293
Posted By superdex

In colder weather I've been known to throw a can...

In colder weather I've been known to throw a can of ipa into my back jersey pocket. best. lunch. ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,976
Posted By superdex

unless you're going from calipers to discs and...

unless you're going from calipers to discs and your aluminum bike is within the last 10 years or so, it's not that much a PITA. *do* pay attention to the bottom bracket spec. Either look for the...
06-12-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By superdex

Truth. I love how he's just pacing the same...

Truth.

I love how he's just pacing the same 50ft in front of his house.
06-12-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By superdex

sweet! Enjoy, maybe I'll see you out there!

sweet! Enjoy, maybe I'll see you out there!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,881
Posted By superdex

this is still a question? ;) bibs. ...

this is still a question? ;)

bibs.



or jeans.
06-11-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By superdex

new saddle, grips, tires, brake pads. maybe have...

new saddle, grips, tires, brake pads. maybe have the fork rebuilt. then ride the snot out of it :D

she's a keeper. of course you could go down the gigantic wormhole of 20years of tech and geo...
Forum: Introductions
06-10-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By superdex

welcome! I'm in Castle Pines (~25mi south of...

welcome! I'm in Castle Pines (~25mi south of downtown) -- great place to live and play :)

Keep us up to date on the build, can't wait to see how she turns out :D
06-03-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By superdex

BikesDirect or Craig's List. Or put the hybrid on...

BikesDirect or Craig's List. Or put the hybrid on there full time and enjoy the warm waters of N+1. If it were me, I'd leverage this opportunity for a new bike :D
Replies: 41
Views: 1,739
Posted By superdex

where are these mythical dumpsters of bikes? Such...

where are these mythical dumpsters of bikes? Such a drool-worthy find!
05-26-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By superdex

Nice choice, happy he's happy! (and yeah,...

Nice choice, happy he's happy!

(and yeah, bike shops are having a super surge with the pandemic. Stinks that it's pandemic-related, but happy for the industry....)
05-22-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By superdex

if you can go up to $1000, options open up,...

if you can go up to $1000, options open up, especially if you can find a 2019, like this dude: https://www.pedalonline.com/product/salsa-timberjack-deore-27.5-346084-1.htm


For under 800 bucks,...
05-21-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By superdex

Your car's towing capability will dictate this...

Your car's towing capability will dictate this more than anything else. You didn't say what your vehicle is?

For example, my 2013 A3 had to be a 1 1/4 hitch because that's what the car is rated...
05-13-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By superdex

Iím 6í3 and just went through your exact dilemma....

Iím 6í3 and just went through your exact dilemma. I stared at geometry charts for days, and when it comes down to it, you just need to ride em and see for yourself. If your inseam is Ďnormalí for...
05-13-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,650
Posted By superdex

A 2019 TimberJack Deore 29 came home with me...

A 2019 TimberJack Deore 29 came home with me today. Including pedals (Crank Bros Candy 1 at 10% off) and tax, I was out the door for $1130.

After test-riding the 27.5+ vs 29, and then the L vs XL,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,585
Posted By superdex

It's BF, coulda been talking about what's in the...

It's BF, coulda been talking about what's in the glove box for all we know ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,585
Posted By superdex

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,585
Posted By superdex

I think the thread intention is what's in the...

I think the thread intention is what's in the jersey pocket(s). We're all assuming water bottle(s) are on the bike already...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 162,504
Posted By superdex

I'm your weight and run 90psi on my 25s. Glad you...

I'm your weight and run 90psi on my 25s. Glad you tried a little lower :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,585
Posted By superdex

ding-ding Learned the hard way the one (and...

ding-ding

Learned the hard way the one (and only) time I rode the Hotter-n-Hell Hundred. I flatted no less than 3 times because the hole in the tire was large enough that I punctured in the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,585
Posted By superdex

phone, mini-pump, (sometimes) money in center...

phone, mini-pump, (sometimes) money in center back pocket. (sometimes) cleat covers in one pocket. (sometimes) food in other pocket.

tube, multitool, tire lever, and dollar bill in small saddle...
05-04-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,650
Posted By superdex

Does nobody ride clipless anymore? ;) (though...

Does nobody ride clipless anymore? ;) (though totally bonus points for color matching pedals and helmet. My son would be proud of you)

I'm on the L/XL overlap of like every sizing out there (I'm...
05-01-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,650
Posted By superdex

sure, but you don't know how I'm laid out on the...

sure, but you don't know how I'm laid out on the road bike (saddle drop in the 4" range). Just trying to get a visual of how the fit would be different (or not). Of course all this would be resolved...
04-30-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,650
Posted By superdex

Comparing the Stack and reach of a large TJ with...

Comparing the Stack and reach of a large TJ with my road bike (Fairdale Goodship in a 58):

Goodship stack: 593mm vs TJ: 620mm
Goodship reach: 399 vs 454mm

Add in the stem lengths and the TJ is...
04-29-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,650
Posted By superdex

Fair 'nuf. Was trying to stay away from the STCG...

Fair 'nuf. Was trying to stay away from the STCG -- Spesh, as much as I like them, are under-specced for the price. Never thought that much of C'dale, Trek and Giant seem just shy of the mark -- i.e....
04-28-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,650
Posted By superdex

I'm this close to pulling the trigger on a Salsa...

I'm this close to pulling the trigger on a Salsa Timberjack (or a Rangefinder). Local shop has a couple 2019s that I don't think I can pass up.

For a G, I'm having a hard time talking myself out...
04-20-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By superdex

Lone Tree, CO? If you have to stay off...

Lone Tree, CO?

If you have to stay off pavement the whole time, head west on the east/west trail from Cabela's -- you can meander all the way to Santa Fe, almost 20mi one way, then turn around and...
02-19-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,640
Posted By superdex

what's the beer intake? have you talked to...

what's the beer intake?

have you talked to your doctor about allergies/gluten/dairy sensitivities?
02-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By superdex

any ole cotton cycling cap works for me -- if...

any ole cotton cycling cap works for me -- if it's soaked to the point of dripping, I've been on the trainer too long.

also make sure you have a box fan or other forced air --I have mine under the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,552
Posted By superdex

Oh. Wrong forum lol ;) (personally, I...

Oh. Wrong forum lol ;)


(personally, I went the backpack route, fwiw)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,552
Posted By superdex

There's a lot of fairway between a fast...

There's a lot of fairway between a fast commuter/bikepacking/gravel/cx rig and a full touring frame. Don't fool yourself that you have to go Surly Long Haul Trucker.

For around $600, you can pick...
Forum: Introductions
02-14-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By superdex

Welcome! CO is a pretty bike-friendly state, I'm...

Welcome! CO is a pretty bike-friendly state, I'm surprised you've been chased off the pavement. Take a look around, and enjoy--
02-05-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By superdex

Beautiful -- just the kinda discussion I was...

Beautiful -- just the kinda discussion I was hoping for. I agree for the casual cycling fans, watching them fly in at 40+mph is far more exciting than the roll out. --I've had to explain what Km 0...
01-28-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By superdex

A few apps have a free version, then a free...

A few apps have a free version, then a free trial, but if you want the plans, that's the sauce they want money for. Pay for sufferfest or trainerroad for a month or two, write down the workouts, and...
01-25-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By superdex

Attending TdF: Start town or finish town?

Hey gang, I have a question that The Goog is evading me somewhat. We're going to be in France next summer, coincidentally during a certain stage race --which is awesome and kind of an accident. We're...
Forum: Introductions
01-13-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By superdex

welcome! lotsa CO folks here, enjoy--

welcome! lotsa CO folks here, enjoy--
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By superdex

If you're being strict, it's neither. But, we're...

If you're being strict, it's neither. But, we're human and I can totally relate. Vodka would be my choice. Or bourbon.
12-31-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,413
Posted By superdex

Niner RLT Steel 2 star. ...

Niner RLT Steel 2 star.

https://ninerbikes.com/products/rlt-9-steel?variant=29543507394658
12-23-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By superdex

I was a Giro-head, or at least thought I was....

I was a Giro-head, or at least thought I was. Their size L helmets also fit me a little large as well. After much research, I went with a Bontrager Velocis in a *M* --winter headgear is a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,883
Posted By superdex

buy a house at the top of a hill?

buy a house at the top of a hill?
Forum: Touring
12-05-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By superdex

I'd love to go touring. That setup looks sweet....

I'd love to go touring. That setup looks sweet. if it were me, I'd just go with an android tablet and call it done?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,335
Posted By superdex

Was the weather really bad? If you were a bike...

Was the weather really bad? If you were a bike shop, would you want the risk of someone test-riding a bike and falling on ice/snow/whatev? Seems kinda reasonable to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,267
Posted By superdex

whatever you do, please don't think you have to...

whatever you do, please don't think you have to use a new DA cassette. If you replace it, replace with a 105 or Ultegra instead.
11-26-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,837
Posted By superdex

Bonking is different than fasted rides.

Bonking is different than fasted rides.
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