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09-25-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 17,163
Posted By bcpriess

I'm 40, and all the bikes I actually ride are...

I'm 40, and all the bikes I actually ride are steel. So steel is stylish in my household.
09-23-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,537
Posted By bcpriess

It's great exercise as long as you maintain...

It's great exercise as long as you maintain speeds that offer resistance and include hills and hard sprints. Doing singletrack will also help with upper body.
02-07-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,697
Posted By bcpriess

Advice for a complete beginner: ​​​​​​ Once...

Advice for a complete beginner:
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Once you have crossed the $1000 threshold, you're usually getting a great bike. You can get a LOT of gravel bike for under $2k. In the price range you are...
12-15-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,584
Posted By bcpriess

If no one has suggested it, make sure you have...

If no one has suggested it, make sure you have hydraulic front brakes if you plan on riding in falling winter precipitation. Brake cables get wet and freeze up a lot faster than you expect.
11-30-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,898
Posted By bcpriess

It's also possible that the op has unreasonable...

It's also possible that the op has unreasonable expectations. For all we know their definition of a major issue tracking to the right would be imperceptible to many of us. Could be a real problem...
09-06-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,169
Posted By bcpriess

The ops question is fine, unterhausen. He or she...

The ops question is fine, unterhausen. He or she is doing the most straightforward and useful thing they can do: Posing a question to a forum of users. This is exactly how you find out what to ask...
09-01-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 73,788
Posted By bcpriess

I love dirt drops, and dirt drops love my wrists.

I love dirt drops, and dirt drops love my wrists.
08-18-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,047
Posted By bcpriess

If you aren't riding competitively, just use what...

If you aren't riding competitively, just use what you have as an opportunity to take a little break and swap bottle locations in the middle of your ride.
08-16-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 24,757
Posted By bcpriess

Until texting gets treated like the DUI level...

Until texting gets treated like the DUI level offense it is, I see no reason for gravel to be supplanted by something else. It's a pragmatic choice to get good miles and good scenery without being...
07-25-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By bcpriess

The rain that was endlessly falling until fairly...

The rain that was endlessly falling until fairly recently was the bigger issue. Seemed like for months every time I wanted to/had time to ride it was intermittently pouring.
05-17-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,565
Posted By bcpriess

Kind of a ******y way to introduce the topic, ya...

Kind of a ******y way to introduce the topic, ya think?
02-15-18, 12:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,980
Posted By bcpriess

Here's what I did. 1) I loosened all the...

Here's what I did.

1) I loosened all the spokes until about 3 threads were showing. This was to ensure that all the nipples turned freely and I had enough slack for the rim to relax into...
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