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10-13-18, 05:20 PM
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Posted By nowherebound

Thanks all. Appreciate the pragmatic thoughts. ...

Thanks all. Appreciate the pragmatic thoughts.

- Between a Spyre-C/105 config and a hydraulic/Tiagra, which would you say is the better way to go? (assuming all else equal/comparable).

-...
10-12-18, 07:37 PM
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Views: 561
Posted By nowherebound

Practical advice needed -- Pros/Cons of gravel bike configurations I'm considering

Hello -- I'm a casual rider looking at getting a bike that will serve multiple purposes. I would appreciate experienced riders' views on pros/cons of each model and configuration I'm looking at.
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04-27-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,769
Posted By nowherebound

Not looking for roof-rack because: - We have...

Not looking for roof-rack because:
- We have 2x medium SUVs (Rav4 and Grand Cherokee). Getting 4 bikes up there would be a pain.
- I sometimes also transport a kayak when going camping,...
04-27-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,769
Posted By nowherebound

Hitch-mount car rack recommendations? - Tray-style vs. Hanging

Interested in experienced opinions on tray-style vs. hanging type car racks (hitch mount). For general family use, up to 4 bikes

I'm planning to buy a hanging style (ex. Yakima Ridgeback 4) --...
04-24-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,842
Posted By nowherebound

My description of "muddy forest paths" is...

My description of "muddy forest paths" is probably not accurate in the context of experienced riders such as this forum. What I have ind mind is the smooth dirt path through the forest that we ride...
04-23-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,842
Posted By nowherebound

Thanks all. I tend to hyperventilate on things...

Thanks all. I tend to hyperventilate on things like this on something that's new to me. So the reassurances from experience are helpful.

Anyone aware of some type of quick release for the break...
04-23-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,842
Posted By nowherebound

Yes, it's a 2015. There's plenty of room in the...

Yes, it's a 2015. There's plenty of room in the fork, but the v-brake pads take away a fair bit of it. I have to squeeze the current 30mm tire a little bit through the brake pads to get the wheel...
04-22-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,842
Posted By nowherebound

Appreciate everyone's words of experience. "Do...

Appreciate everyone's words of experience. "Do it all nature" is what I am looking for.....hopefully this bike and the 15mm rims/30-32mm tires will fit that role.
04-22-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,842
Posted By nowherebound

Buyer's remorse? Or did I make a less-than-optimal choice of bike?

Hello -- New to the forum. And recently decided to get back into cycling, since my lovely kids have eroded most of my physical activity.

I just purchased a Specialized Sirrus Elite, with V-brake....
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