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07-29-18, 07:39 PM
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Posted By roguewave

Thanks, just what I was looking for.

Thanks, just what I was looking for.
07-29-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By roguewave

What are you using for brakes pads, Toughroad SLR

Howdy!
just thought Id stop in and ask what yall are using for pads on the toughroad ?
09-07-16, 03:14 AM
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Views: 8,684
Posted By roguewave

I bike with whatever shorts I pull outa the...

I bike with whatever shorts I pull outa the drawer, in other words, everyday street clothes and shoes. My rides are a very hard 5-10 mile early morning.
I have no use for the bike only clothes,...
09-04-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By roguewave

OK, picked the bike up yesterday from an...

OK, picked the bike up yesterday from an independent shop. 95 bucks for replacing BB with a Shimano ES300 73X126mm Octalink V2 Spline English bottom bracket. both wheel hubs were loose, headset was...
08-27-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By roguewave

I weighed out my options and decided to bring it...

I weighed out my options and decided to bring it to a bike shop locally and pay out of pocket for repair. They ordered a robust replacement BB that I have since forgotten the name of, sorry. I'll...
08-26-16, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By roguewave

So if I want something bullet proof, what would...

So if I want something bullet proof, what would you recommend? Not really knowledgeable in this area.
Thanks
08-26-16, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By roguewave

Toughrooad SLR 2, my crank (bearings) are shot I think

I bought it last summer and after riding it quite hard for only a few months last summer and this summer I noticed and felt something was wrong when peddling. So yesterday I really looked hard to...
08-14-16, 07:26 PM
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Views: 2,090,840
Posted By roguewave

https://s3.postimg.org/7kbdmmwdf/image.jpg

https://s3.postimg.org/7kbdmmwdf/image.jpg
07-17-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

Lately I have been noticing what I would call...

Lately I have been noticing what I would call "crank creak" I'm 220 lbs and I imagine the forces on the pedal assembly are quite severe. The bike sat all winter and I just starting riding it last...
04-08-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,804
Posted By roguewave

Are you actually serious? ...

Are you actually serious?





...never mind, don't answer.
04-07-16, 05:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,804
Posted By roguewave

So sorry my spelling is not up to your...

So sorry my spelling is not up to your educational standards, never the less, the statement is true wether you agree or not.
04-07-16, 04:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,804
Posted By roguewave

Actually I think we bicyclists ask for "some" of...

Actually I think we bicyclists ask for "some" of the harassment we receive by riding our bikes on roads that we have no business what so ever being on. Narrow curvy roads with no shoulder on them are...
02-15-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

I bought another (exact same) to keep at a...

I bought another (exact same) to keep at a different location...so yes I still dig it :thumb:
11-26-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

glad to see some more activity on this thread,...

glad to see some more activity on this thread, hope y'all are enjoying your toughroads :thumb:
11-05-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

stock saddle is not the most comfy but its fine...

stock saddle is not the most comfy but its fine for me, I've gotten used to it.
11-05-15, 07:12 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

sorry, been busy back home here in Texas. I tried...

sorry, been busy back home here in Texas. I tried to buy another one in Austin last week, I left the one I bought in Boston on the boat so I have something to ride while up there in Portland. Like to...
10-20-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

When I got mine the Boston store was going thru...

When I got mine the Boston store was going thru management change.
10-05-15, 06:16 AM
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Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

The cost was about $900 and change out the door....

The cost was about $900 and change out the door. Weight is about 28lbs I think? we live on a boat for summer so no scale to weigh.

***sorry bout the fly reel in pics
10-04-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

http://s5.postimg.org/5m4ouauwj/image.jpg...

http://s5.postimg.org/5m4ouauwj/image.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/5m4ouauwj/) http://s5.postimg.org/vgehk2uwj/image.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/vgehk2uwj/) ...
10-04-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 169,929
Posted By roguewave

2016 Giant ToughRoad SLR2

I bought one of these last month and thought I'd give it a limited review ( at the prompting of a couple members). By limited I mean I'm not a bikesman with extensive knowledge.
I bought the...
09-28-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 52,334
Posted By roguewave

Bought this a couple weeks ago, can't find anyone...

Bought this a couple weeks ago, can't find anyone else who has one to see if they like it as much as I do. 2016 Giant toughroad SLR2


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09-27-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,886
Posted By roguewave

Gonna keep an eye on litelock, that's what I'm...

Gonna keep an eye on litelock, that's what I'm looking for.....I think :lol:
09-23-15, 04:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,886
Posted By roguewave

Thanks for the feedback. I'm looking into this...

Thanks for the feedback. I'm looking into this stuff as a lightweight alternative, a length of this with your own lock just might be the ticket. I don't really care about the weight as far as lugging...
09-23-15, 02:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,886
Posted By roguewave

Nice, your probably right. I stow my bike on the...

Nice, your probably right. I stow my bike on the boat at night so I just need something to keep it from walking off during a run into the store or maybe even the bar to have a beer. Maybe no need for...
09-22-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,886
Posted By roguewave

Bike lock, what are you using and how do you stow it...

This is a question that seems to beg for a better way. To keep a lock on your (hybrid) bike without it slapping around as you ride all types of terrain on your way to the store...and not be able to...
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