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01-25-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,029
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thanks a lot. I had exactly the same dilema as...

Thanks a lot. I had exactly the same dilema as the OP. Now it is perfectly clear to me.
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,365
Posted By GeoKrpan

So sorry.

So sorry.
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

Flipping the bar the "right" way would raise it 5...

Flipping the bar the "right" way would raise it 5 inches. I could reach the middle but then I wouldn't be bent enough for my liking. I have a flat Jones on my no suspension 29+. I can reach the...
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

I'm running a flat Jones on my no suspension...

I'm running a flat Jones on my no suspension Motobecane 29+.
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thank you. The riser version was released on...

Thank you. The riser version was released on Oct. 15, I pre-ordered. Yeah, and if it doesn't work then it is stupid. I get the multiple hand position thing but I'd have to run a shorter stem and...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

It's heavy and stiff. Although, this bar has...

It's heavy and stiff. Although, this bar has reinvigorated my enthusiasm. The leverage makes it feel 10 lbs lighter and the bar has a good ride.

I use it for commuting, just about every day for...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thanks, and, you are welcome.

Thanks, and, you are welcome.
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

It's not so much about aero as it is power. ...

It's not so much about aero as it is power. Hands low, body bent, more muscle engaged. Aero is just icing on the cake.

I am not uncomfortable, quite the opposite. I would be uncomfortable with...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thank you, I am extremely happy with this bar. ...

Thank you, I am extremely happy with this bar. The leverage makes the bike feel 10 lbs lighter.
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

I wondered why the "Jones" label was upside down....

I wondered why the "Jones" label was upside down.

I was delighted to see this bar, a Jones bar that I could get low enough.

I am not interested in putting my hands on other than the grips. My...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

It does, but not as empty as I thought it would.

It does, but not as empty as I thought it would.
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

They are?

They are?
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By GeoKrpan

VO Piolet with new Jones SG 2.5 bar.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Zf0tStgLCMFef0UeeTJNn9E-7C9N57xop5Ug4NXAaWaBUi3k2M0oa6RonphFpUfT-FlGxhMNVsXQeXhSztJwYK7PVTYU5jNtneGOkeIsDKQKW-T35d2VvJo15pTnudYkbtjb_Fz6oNDPb_1Zy8VPP9nAxF3pEqxzmmbEUO...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,888
Posted By GeoKrpan

There's a sucker born every minute.

There's a sucker born every minute.
02-14-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,735
Posted By GeoKrpan

True, axle nuts are in another realm.

True, axle nuts are in another realm.
02-14-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,735
Posted By GeoKrpan

A quick release clamps very well on one side and...

A quick release clamps very well on one side and not as well on the other.
02-14-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,735
Posted By GeoKrpan

The pine cone was of the variety that's as hard...

The pine cone was of the variety that's as hard as a rock and nearly as heavy.
02-11-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,735
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thanks, I've been hurtin' these last two weeks.

Thanks, I've been hurtin' these last two weeks.
02-11-17, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,735
Posted By GeoKrpan

Bolt-On Thru Axle Adapter

A couple of weeks ago I crashed after hitting a pine cone. The front wheel pulled out of the fork on the drive side.
I would not have crashed otherwise. This was the first time in 30 years of...
06-16-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By GeoKrpan

: )))

: )))
06-16-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By GeoKrpan

There are some great looking fixies out there. ...

There are some great looking fixies out there. It is entirely possible to convert them to geared.

Here's a pic of some DMR chain tugs with derailleur hanger.
...
05-31-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,444
Posted By GeoKrpan

: )) That's the only affordable one.

: )) That's the only affordable one.
05-29-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,157
Posted By GeoKrpan

Switching chainrings on a 2x or 3x is a simple...

Switching chainrings on a 2x or 3x is a simple matter of shifting. No cassette swaps ever needed.

No disadvantage to the 3x setup on my bike. No rub in any gear combo , big big, or even small...
Forum: Touring
05-28-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 31,735
Posted By GeoKrpan

I'd rather have a pretty frame and fork and cheap...

I'd rather have a pretty frame and fork and cheap components. There are some great cheap components.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By GeoKrpan

I'm surpised to see no mention of Bikesdirect. ...

I'm surpised to see no mention of Bikesdirect. It's a great place to buy a bike.

I just bought a bike from Papillionaire. It will arrive Monday or Tuesday. We'll see what the quality is like.
05-28-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,444
Posted By GeoKrpan

Yes, I know. It's a crime that there's no...

Yes, I know. It's a crime that there's no affordable campers. The price of these old VWs proves there is a demand. I had a '66 VW Sundial camper. Bought it in '75, sold it in '81. Then I had a...
05-27-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,444
Posted By GeoKrpan

'67 VW camper. ...

'67 VW camper.

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/79/c2/a8/79c2a8bef87e78b0bd72641d8fca30b1.jpg
05-27-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,157
Posted By GeoKrpan

In a pack ride with quality riders a wide ratio...

In a pack ride with quality riders a wide ratio cassette is a significant disadvantage unless, of course, you are really, really good.
Forum: Touring
05-27-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By GeoKrpan

It's a mountain bike. It has a strong frame and...

It's a mountain bike. It has a strong frame and wheels. It will be fine.
05-27-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,157
Posted By GeoKrpan

That's a fine setup for the dirt. My gravel bike...

That's a fine setup for the dirt. My gravel bike came new with an 11-36 cassette but I replaced it immediately with a close ratio road cassette. Much better for pacelines.
05-26-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,157
Posted By GeoKrpan

I presently have a gravel bike after having owned...

I presently have a gravel bike after having owned several CX bikes. It can do anything a CX bike can do, and more, because it has gearing for anything. It has a close ratio cassette and 50/39/30...
05-26-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By GeoKrpan

I have Microshift 9 speed MTB trigger shifters...

I have Microshift 9 speed MTB trigger shifters and they work perfectly, impressive.
05-25-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,157
Posted By GeoKrpan

A 40t chainring and 11-28 cassette would be OK...

A 40t chainring and 11-28 cassette would be OK for the road. You can spin a lot faster than 90rpm, 25mph is very conservative.

Nonetheless, I don't see the attraction of 1x11. No need for...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,261
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thank you. : ))

Thank you. : ))
Forum: Commuting
05-25-16, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,261
Posted By GeoKrpan

Velo Orange Piolet with 29x3 Plus sized tires and...

Velo Orange Piolet with 29x3 Plus sized tires and 1x11 drive train.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-yiE2b9hUqV4/VR7uaTutVxI/AAAAAAAAHb8/lIKKVpydR4Q/s1600/IMGP9702.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By GeoKrpan

Post a pic of your bike. Better yet if someone...

Post a pic of your bike. Better yet if someone else takes the pic while you are riding.

The best thing is to borrow some different length stems. Every cyclist who has been riding for a while has...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,793
Posted By GeoKrpan

The images are no worse than Trek, Specialized,...

The images are no worse than Trek, Specialized, Cannondale, etc.. No one shows actual photos.

On many bikes BD does have actual photos. Click on "Gallery Detailed Pics".

Here's an example.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,793
Posted By GeoKrpan

I think it's just the color that's ugly, the...

I think it's just the color that's ugly, the lines of the frame are good.

Same frame, different color.

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/road_bikes/cf-pro-org-2100.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By GeoKrpan

Too much bend in the knees at the bottom of the...

Too much bend in the knees at the bottom of the pedal stroke. The saddle needs to be higher.
05-24-16, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,579
Posted By GeoKrpan

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pd7-VPXYa1OHCtTt...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pd7-VPXYa1OHCtTtQpddXRjycATh6niekoldlwdwK_-97hegA9wCIDRkkAwfIw4nDT2fT93q9fSk5Ty7mMXayk26KUyRRDceLo2mutFC6kDtz5tHE5n4SboNCbJyHlvJHIgZv67aj4NMpm2LdhoTiFdO7M4cg_VBK8bawX...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By GeoKrpan

Trial and error is the only way. Keep trying...

Trial and error is the only way. Keep trying until you get it right.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By GeoKrpan

Any of the Vittoria Rubino G+ tires.

Any of the Vittoria Rubino G+ tires.
05-23-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By GeoKrpan

That's a great price on a great tire. I got...

That's a great price on a great tire. I got Rubino wire beads for $9.75 on Wiggle.
05-23-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,255
Posted By GeoKrpan

DZ on road bike. ...

DZ on road bike.

http://extras.mnginteractive.com/live/media/site36/2010/0521/20100521__Tour-of-California-Cycling~p1.jpg
05-23-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,255
Posted By GeoKrpan

I've been a cyclist for 30 years. My cycling has...

I've been a cyclist for 30 years. My cycling has improved dramatically from what I've learned in yoga.
05-23-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,255
Posted By GeoKrpan

Cyclists would do well to learn from yoga, it's...

Cyclists would do well to learn from yoga, it's been practiced for 5000 years. The saftey bicycle was invented in 1885 and you have been a cyclist for a few decades at best.
05-23-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,255
Posted By GeoKrpan

In yoga class it is taught to roll the hips back...

In yoga class it is taught to roll the hips back and to keep the back "filled out".

Here's a pic of Dave Zabriske with a filled out back.
...
05-22-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By GeoKrpan

That is a good bike and a smoking deal. I have...

That is a good bike and a smoking deal. I have one. The frame and fork ride extra sweetly. The wheels are bombproof and fast. The skewers are crap, get some Shimano skewers. The seatpost clamp...
05-20-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,358
Posted By GeoKrpan

Butterfly farts. : ))

Butterfly farts. : ))
05-19-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,358
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thank you.

Thank you.
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