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06-29-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, great idea. I can see it just barely...

Thanks, great idea.
I can see it just barely touches but hate the thought of rubbing the paint off that area.
06-29-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By dkyser

Thanks I will look into that.

Thanks I will look into that.
06-28-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By dkyser

Front Derailleur Cable Routing Help (EXT)

I am building my first bike, a Gunnar frame and just installed the front derailleur and not sure this cable is routed correctly.
Seems to be rubbing against the bottom of frame slightly and not...
06-11-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,366
Posted By dkyser

Yes, bought it as a frame and fork so I could...

Yes, bought it as a frame and fork so I could treat the frame.
06-10-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,366
Posted By dkyser

Coming along slowly but is a fun experience. ...

Coming along slowly but is a fun experience.
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06-07-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, will need to find the correct bolts

Thanks, will need to find the correct bolts
06-07-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By dkyser

Ultegra Rear Hydraulic Disc Brake Caliper Install?

Doing my first bike build and ran into a snag.

The mounting bolt seems to be way to long and its the only size that was included.
Do they make spacers for the rear?

Gunnar Hyber XC Frame.
...
05-20-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By dkyser

First Bike Build

I have always wanted to build a bike from frame up so decided to do it. I already have most if not all the tools to do it. I have built computers and Ar 15's so feel I can handle this. Also been...
05-19-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By dkyser

My Sequoia is a very heavy bike frame, also prone...

My Sequoia is a very heavy bike frame, also prone to rusting.
The Gunnar frame is a better quality frame that should last me a lifetime. Starting from base frame will be easy to treat with frame...
05-19-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By dkyser

Component Compatibility?

Long story short, I was going to trade in my 2017 Specialized Sequoia for a All City Cosmic Stallion. I estimate I would get $700 for the trade leaving $2000 difference for the complete bike with...
05-17-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,680
Posted By dkyser

Best Steel Frame Under $1500

I have decided to build up a frame so I get exactly what I want. Seems a lot of bikes are close but then a major sacrifice ie mechanical brakes, pressed BB or unknown steel.
Will be used mostly for...
05-17-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,366
Posted By dkyser

I have almost decided to build up a frame. Seems...

I have almost decided to build up a frame. Seems the best way if frame has not been treated for rust.
Does Gunnar use Reynolds 853?
05-16-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,366
Posted By dkyser

The Bianchi is not coated, but like said I can...

The Bianchi is not coated, but like said I can coat it. Just not sure the steel is as good a quality as All City Ace. I do like the flat mount hydro brakes.
How do I know if the bottom bracket is...
05-16-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,366
Posted By dkyser

Steel Bike Options?

Although I will be doing mostly road and greenway riding, the roads are rough and I want a wider tire bike. I like the geometry of my Domane but want a nice steel option.

My requirements are disk...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,143
Posted By dkyser

Thanks everyone for the info.

Thanks everyone for the info.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,143
Posted By dkyser

Wonder if my Sequoia was treated?

Wonder if my Sequoia was treated?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,143
Posted By dkyser

Hydraulic disc vs mechanical disc brakes?

I am going to be purchasing a steel frame bike and leaning towards the All City Cosmic Stallion (https://allcitycycles.com/bikes/cosmic_stallion) but not sure about post mount mechanical brakes.
I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, I am considering this bike and the All...

Thanks, I am considering this bike and the All City Cosmic Stallion.
I really want to stay with disk brakes. If I want to upgrade soon the Surly Midnight Special also is a possibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

Thoughts on this Jamis Renegade...

Thoughts on this Jamis Renegade (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/renegadeescapade.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

Sounds like a good thing to be addicted to.

Sounds like a good thing to be addicted to.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

I am considering buying a frame and building up,...

I am considering buying a frame and building up, like you said source out what I am not confident in. I have most all the tools and stand to do most of the work.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

Thanks this was helpful.

Thanks this was helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

Thanks for that info, I need to learn more about...

Thanks for that info, I need to learn more about geometry of bicycle.

What is the turn around time on a custom frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, I am looking at complete at that price. ...

Thanks, I am looking at complete at that price.
I would love to build a frame up, just not sure how much of it I could do.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

I may look at Titanium also. ...

I may look at Titanium also.



$2000-$3500




I was afraid this was the case.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

I should have changed my location, right now I am...

I should have changed my location, right now I am in Nashville, Tn.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By dkyser

Steel Frame Bike Options?

I Love my Trek Domane SL 6 and plan on keeping it but also want to get a nice steel frame bike and do not see many options from Trek or Specialized. Not looking for a custom frame, something...
05-05-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,502
Posted By dkyser

For me it just works, its mostly because of my...

For me it just works, its mostly because of my sugar addictions. I do not do well with moderation when I am allowed carbs I go overboard, when I keep them under 25 and count my macros I do well. I do...
05-05-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By dkyser

New Bike

Still riding my road and adventure bikes but did trade in my Road King for an Ultra Limited and wanted to share with my friends here, ...
Forum: Southeast
01-18-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, I am from western Pa / NY so hills are...

Thanks, I am from western Pa / NY so hills are okay.
Forum: Southeast
01-17-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By dkyser

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Southeast
01-17-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By dkyser

Nashville, Tn

I am moving to the North Nashville area and wondering how the road cycling is in this area? I like to do 20-50 mile rides.
01-08-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,502
Posted By dkyser

I am still going strong, had a great year but...

I am still going strong, had a great year but tried going off Keto for the holidays and although my weightlifting did fantastic I caved in to sugar and sweets and weight went up. I am back on Keto...
10-07-18, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By dkyser

Frame Saver?

I have a Specialized Sequoia and have not had it out in the rain yet, stored in my basement. I do not ride it often but thinking about making this my morning ride and keeping lights and the larger...
10-02-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By dkyser

Thanks for the update, how long did it take you...

Thanks for the update, how long did it take you to get it?
09-30-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By dkyser

Have you tried this mount, I was thinking surely...

Have you tried this mount, I was thinking surely someone has a mount that goes on a saddle bag.
09-25-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By dkyser

Short legs, I have no seat tube length. ...

Short legs, I have no seat tube length.
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Longest ride ever, Sep 2018
09-25-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By dkyser

I am down 160 lbs over this period. ...

I am down 160 lbs over this period.

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Longest ride ever, Sep 2018
09-25-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By dkyser

Hard to believe I am now doing 50 mile rides and...

Hard to believe I am now doing 50 mile rides and riding over 100 miles a week.
09-25-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, glad I asked, I had some 28's saved in my...

Thanks, glad I asked, I had some 28's saved in my shopping cart ready to order but will hold off for now. I was not sure if less surface area would make much of a difference. I do know I will give up...
09-25-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By dkyser

28mm vs 32mm road tires?

As I have dropped from 425 to 250 lbs I have upgraded bikes many times and decreased tires sizes along the way. I have a dedicated gravel bike with 35mm tires on it, and is my back up road bike but...
08-07-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,937
Posted By dkyser

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Domane SL6 Disk
I am down to 257 from 420.
08-07-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 671,388
Posted By dkyser

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By dkyser

I started riding 6 years ago at 400 lbs so...

I started riding 6 years ago at 400 lbs so basically rode a tank, as I have lost weight I got lighter bikes and smaller tires. I still prefer a little wider tire @ 260 lbs and the sections of rough...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By dkyser

After a lot of research will probably just stick...

After a lot of research will probably just stick with steel for now, I am not so worried about weight but durability and comfort are top of the list.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By dkyser

If not my size, could at least get a feel for it.

If not my size, could at least get a feel for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By dkyser

Titanium and Steel Bike Options?

I have a Trek Domane SL 6 Disk & Specialized Sequoia and love the geometry of both. I would love to invest in a Ti or nice steal road bike that has a similar geometry and not sure who offers options...
06-08-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By dkyser

I actually started with a Trek Ion CX Pro and I...

I actually started with a Trek Ion CX Pro and I was well over the weight limit but had a great bike shop that just said ride it. His feelings were I would not put the stress on the bike that a lower...
06-07-18, 04:18 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,502
Posted By dkyser

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06-07-18, 04:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,502
Posted By dkyser

Now that I have been doing Keto for over 6 months...

Now that I have been doing Keto for over 6 months I find I have plenty of energy. Two days ago I go up and lifted, then did a 25 mile ride all fasted and could have done more if I had the time.
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