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09-14-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Nice! getting close!! I checked my LBS last week,...

Nice! getting close!! I checked my LBS last week, should be end of this week or early next
Forum: Commuting
09-05-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,836
Posted By myemptymind

I just purchased a Spurcycle bell based on...

I just purchased a Spurcycle bell based on reviews and other readings. Hopefully it’ll be good on my Alpenchallenge, I have a Gates carbon drive so no chain which equals a completely silent bicycle....
09-05-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

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Last pic before I get the new one!
09-04-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

The Team Machine and a couple of their road bikes...

The Team Machine and a couple of their road bikes have D shaped postís not sure about the Alpenchallenge but maybe.
09-04-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Iím partial to ritchey carbon bars. I have the...

Iím partial to ritchey carbon bars. I have the flat Superlogic WCS carbon bars with the same WCS carbon seatpost. I cut my bars down a bit so they are nice and compact, a bit wider than shoulder...
09-04-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

I had a 2016 and the seatpost was round, this new...

I had a 2016 and the seatpost was round, this new one seems round as well. Not sure what years had the D shaped post. Lizard skinz grips are whatís going on mine and the shimano dual sided pedals
09-04-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Went to the LBS yesterday and instructed them to...

Went to the LBS yesterday and instructed them to leave off my fenders and kick stand, maybe in a couple weeks or less hopefully ill be riding again! The colors look great on the updated site. Did not...
08-31-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

This is probably what ill have to have done...

This is probably what ill have to have done before they assemble, Ill have to make a note of that.
08-30-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Thanks for all the great information, glad to...

Thanks for all the great information, glad to hear the 8 sp is somewhat solid. What makes the fenders not easily removable? They can be removed right?
08-29-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

I was told they did away with 11 speed due to...

I was told they did away with 11 speed due to reliability issues. The lights are cool, ill have to see how well they work for me at night. I like a nice bright light.
08-29-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Nice! How do you like the 8 speed? Any problems?

Nice! How do you like the 8 speed? Any problems?
08-29-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

I agree, awesome machine!!

I agree, awesome machine!!
08-28-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Thanks for that, just looked at them....

Thanks for that, just looked at them. Alpenchallenge reviews and videos are so hard to find. Good thing I owned one and know the bike well.
08-28-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

I called my LBS yesterday for an update but they...

I called my LBS yesterday for an update but they have not received any as of yet. They said possibly early September. Hopefully!! They do have the 2021 AMP models though so thatís a good sign!
07-28-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

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Views!
Forum: Commuting
07-28-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,289
Posted By myemptymind

ex military, now a Chef. Complete opposite of...

ex military, now a Chef. Complete opposite of what I did!
07-23-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Thatís awesome!! Is that just the reflection of...

Thatís awesome!! Is that just the reflection of the flash on the sidewalls?
07-23-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Nice!!!

Nice!!!
07-23-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Since I’m the sole owner of an Alpenchallenge...

Since I’m the sole owner of an Alpenchallenge I’ll post another....
07-20-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

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Another Alpenchallenge pic of mine!
Forum: Commuting
07-20-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,272
Posted By myemptymind

Ive been using A530 for years, like them a lot. I...

Ive been using A530 for years, like them a lot. I never use the flat side and I never have trouble flipping them when I unclip. I now use the PD EH-500 which I believe are the replacement for the...
07-15-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

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Alpenchallenge
07-15-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,885
Posted By myemptymind

Please wear a mask, i know everyone has one these...

Please wear a mask, i know everyone has one these days. Carbon fiber is toxic to humans, should wear it even with alloy or steel.
07-15-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,885
Posted By myemptymind

I just cut my carbon bars. One end I used a hack...

I just cut my carbon bars. One end I used a hack saw(32tpi) and the other end I used a 2x72 grinder that I have. The grinder took it down to what I need precisely and clean in less than 20 seconds....
07-13-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

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Older pic I had of my BMC Alpenchallenge. Any more...
07-10-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here’s another one at a supermarket run.
07-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

sounds like a fun time to me!! lol! Ive only test...

sounds like a fun time to me!! lol! Ive only test ridden the belt drive and I liked that test ride.
07-09-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

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That was my 2016 that I just sold, really liked...
07-09-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

The AC01 Two for 2021 is not belt drive like it...

The AC01 Two for 2021 is not belt drive like it was previously, they did away with the 11sp and only have the 8sp as their top model. That one is the 01 One, which is the model i ordered. Itís $2099
07-09-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

Both really nice!!

Both really nice!!
07-09-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

I pre ordered mine from my LBS, they are a BMC...

I pre ordered mine from my LBS, they are a BMC dealer. They are not supposed to be taking preorders until the 14th of this month but they took my preorder anyway. I was hassling them for quite some...
07-08-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By myemptymind

I just pre ordered a BMC Alpenchallenge, they are...

I just pre ordered a BMC Alpenchallenge, they are sold out worldwide. Not just BMC but most brands are just now catching up to demand. I didn’t get a deal on the BMC but I didn’t anticipate one...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By myemptymind

Osprey makes a good cycling specific pack that i...

Osprey makes a good cycling specific pack that i use regularly, forgot the model but Osprey doesn’t have many cycling specific ones so its easy to search.
07-08-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,678
Posted By myemptymind

interested in hearing more about the C-19 Cadmium...

interested in hearing more about the C-19 Cadmium if anyone cares to chime in
07-08-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By myemptymind

BMC Alpenchallenge pics!

Letís see some pics! I would post mine but it wont allow right now, Iím a nuub. I recently sold mine and Iím awaiting the 2021 01 One which I preordered already. Iím so impatient! Any one ride a...
07-08-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,058
Posted By myemptymind

I bought a GoPro 7 for both the car and to mount...

I bought a GoPro 7 for both the car and to mount on my bars when i ride, works great for both.
07-06-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,705
Posted By myemptymind

Amazon and Ebay are full of knockoffs everywhere,...

Amazon and Ebay are full of knockoffs everywhere, not just cycling. I always look for the sellers country of sale. China, India, Thailand, Hong Kong etc.... dont buy!
Forum: Introductions
07-06-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By myemptymind

Saying HI from CA

Just stopping in to say hi to all, Iím new here but not new to cycling. Iím out of the road bike scene and I now own a BMC Alpenchallenge, just sold it and Iím awaiting a new BMC Alpenchallenge...
07-06-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By myemptymind

Yeah I’m excited to receive it!! Wish I hadn’t...

Yeah I’m excited to receive it!! Wish I hadn’t sold mine so early as its so nice out where I am in CA but September is not too far away.
07-06-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By myemptymind

Nice find!! They are indeed quite rare, which is...

Nice find!! They are indeed quite rare, which is one of the reasons I like them so much. I pre ordered the 01 One in anthracite (only color in that model), it has an 8 sp carbon drive. They got rid...
07-06-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By myemptymind

I just sold my 2016 Alpenchallenge Sora and have...

I just sold my 2016 Alpenchallenge Sora and have a 2021 01 One Carbon Drive on the way, Initially it was between the Alpenchallenge or the C-Dale Bad Boy. I’m quite happy with BMC and decided to...
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