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05-23-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,982
Posted By Airfehr

It's a life lesson, not just a cycling tip. Look...

It's a life lesson, not just a cycling tip. Look at the solution, not the problem.

After a multi day ride spread out all your gear. Throw away anything you didn't use. Drill holes is what you did...
05-07-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,480
Posted By Airfehr

You are safe in your enclosure, car, cage. You...

You are safe in your enclosure, car, cage. You also miss experiencing the world around you. I know the term from the motorcycle world.
05-07-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,480
Posted By Airfehr

Hahahahahaha. So you think the guy on the left is...

Hahahahahaha. So you think the guy on the left is passing the group riding four abreast. I see a group riding five abreast. Or is it a group riding three abreast passing a pair. If they were going...
05-07-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,480
Posted By Airfehr

Taking a bike lock to a car fight sounds like a...

Taking a bike lock to a car fight sounds like a good way to get run over. Or shot.

Fun thread where the OP calls out a cyclist for being an ass and the major response is the OP was in a cage and...
04-24-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Airfehr

Did the cable swap today. They are long housing...

Did the cable swap today. They are long housing end cap nipples. So a skinny cable liners I was able to reuse. Cheers
04-21-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Airfehr

The teflon coating I have seen covers the entire...

The teflon coating I have seen covers the entire cable and is thin enough to see the cable strands through it. Brake noodle sleeve is a good idea. I was looking at jagwire slick tube but I think its...
04-20-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Airfehr

I bought the bike used so the cables may not be...

I bought the bike used so the cables may not be original. Bike is a 2014 Giant Escape RX,
https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/escape-rx-composite-2014
The plastic section would not have fit through...
04-20-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Airfehr

It's not coming off the cable without a knife....

It's not coming off the cable without a knife. Cable does not slide inside of it.
04-20-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Airfehr

What is this plastic cable coating?

What is this coating on my derailleur cables? It's some kind of anti friction plastic only on the cables where they make a sharp bend at the bottom bracket. Not a housing liner as it's on the cable...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-19-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Airfehr

You are on the right track. ...

You are on the right track.
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03-06-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 599
Posted By Airfehr

Looks like it belongs to a tall person who...

Looks like it belongs to a tall person who actually rides. I like it for a photo shop hack.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-07-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By Airfehr

Your list of pros for the Yukuon have me sold....

Your list of pros for the Yukuon have me sold. There are a few more tire options for 26" but I would lean toward the larger wheels. No thru axl for the KHS would be the main deal breaker. Fork mounts...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-16-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 59,827
Posted By Airfehr

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01-16-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Airfehr

Rain, tsunami warning and dealing with my very...

Rain, tsunami warning and dealing with my very aged relatives. Great day for a ride. Didn't have a lot of time but two hours worked good with the tide. Rode from the Cape Rey hotel to the Del Mar dog...
12-26-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,830
Posted By Airfehr

Funny stuff. Question about the beginning where...

Funny stuff. Question about the beginning where the car passes the bike. From the front camera you can see angry guy is hugging the cars to his right. He didn't look that close to the bike to me. Was...
12-26-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,830
Posted By Airfehr

Looks like two red heads making fun of each other...

Looks like two red heads making fun of each other to me. Take your bombs somewhere else.
12-26-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,830
Posted By Airfehr

A few bad apples in any sport give it a bad name....

A few bad apples in any sport give it a bad name. Most motorcycle riders are good people who follow the rules. But a few dirt riders in a closed to motor vehicles area or a couple squids riding...
12-26-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,830
Posted By Airfehr

Give it a brake guys. ...

Give it a brake guys.
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12-23-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,531
Posted By Airfehr

Gooseberry UT under the full moon did not suck. ...

Gooseberry UT under the full moon did not suck.
Day time pic of the same route. Zion NP in the background....
Forum: Fatbikes
12-12-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 59,827
Posted By Airfehr

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11-28-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Airfehr

Thanks ooga-booga Somewhere I read bikes were...

Thanks ooga-booga
Somewhere I read bikes were not allowed on the beach at one the the camping areas. Thought it was at south Carlsbad but not finding that today. I did expect detours for...
11-27-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Airfehr

That would be north of Oceanside.

That would be north of Oceanside.
11-27-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Airfehr

Beach Rules Oceanside to La Jolla

Hi all. I will be visiting family in the Carlsbad area in a couple months and would like to do some fat bike beach riding. Looking at google earth it looks like I could ride from Oceanside south to...
11-25-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Airfehr

Get some carbon grip from your local bike shop. ...

Get some carbon grip from your local bike shop.
https://www.rei.com/product/801108/finish-line-fiber-grip-carbon-fiber-assembly-gel-175-fl-oz
11-22-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,338
Posted By Airfehr

Something like hippo hands for pedals. It could...

Something like hippo hands for pedals. It could work.
11-16-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,910
Posted By Airfehr

One issue with too many lights is target...

One issue with too many lights is target fixation. People become so focused on the object they inadvertently run into it. This is why people run into the back of garbage trucks and buses with lots of...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-08-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,516
Posted By Airfehr

I am also curious what others run. But I also...

I am also curious what others run. But I also understand there is a lot of personal preference and conditions vary greatly.
I typically run 6.5 psi on 4.5" tubeless. My buddy thinks I run too hard....
Forum: Fatbikes
11-07-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,516
Posted By Airfehr

You are not getting pinch flats above seven or...

You are not getting pinch flats above seven or eight PSI. Five PSI is getting into the pinch zone. Accu Gauge makes a good low PSI gauge that's under $10 on Amazon. I like dialing my pressure to the...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-07-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,516
Posted By Airfehr

The OP said this keeps happening. Sounded to me...

The OP said this keeps happening. Sounded to me as unsure if this fix will do the trick. For me personally, if I think a tube is suspect then I replace it. Tubes do get old. I have a couple things I...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-07-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,516
Posted By Airfehr

How low of a pressure are you running? I would...

How low of a pressure are you running? I would replace the tube in question ASAP or better yet go tubeless.
Apply a good coat of baby powder to the inside of the tire prior to mounting. This will...
10-23-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,578
Posted By Airfehr

My go to on my fat bike is this place....

My go to on my fat bike is this place. https://www.nps.gov/tusk/index.htm I have a 15 mile loop I ride a couple days a week. With the national wildlife range next door trail options are endless. On a...
10-02-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Airfehr

I got one of the Pro Bike Tool torque wrenches...

I got one of the Pro Bike Tool torque wrenches from Amazon. Liked that it was certified and cheap.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-01-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By Airfehr

Tule springs

Tule springs
Forum: Fatbikes
09-29-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By Airfehr

I know where that is. Looks similar to where I...

I know where that is. Looks similar to where I ride.
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Forum: Fatbikes
09-26-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 59,827
Posted By Airfehr

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09-22-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By Airfehr

I found a Bike Hand on the local craigslist. Good...

I found a Bike Hand on the local craigslist. Good quality for a low price stand. Clamp works well on my not round carbon frames. Light enough I fold it up and take it in the truck for extended trips.
Forum: Fatbikes
09-20-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 59,827
Posted By Airfehr

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09-18-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,352
Posted By Airfehr

I had a rabbit once. Ran the piss out of it....

I had a rabbit once. Ran the piss out of it. Great little thing way back when....
Forum: Fatbikes
09-17-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 59,827
Posted By Airfehr

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Forum: Fatbikes
09-14-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By Airfehr

Stan's was easy to clean off my wheels with a...

Stan's was easy to clean off my wheels with a blue scotch brite sponge. I wouldn't bother with the tires.
09-08-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By Airfehr

Today's ride I left the display auto lock at one...

Today's ride I left the display auto lock at one minute. Used almost no battery. The Alltrails app will work fine for my needs. Need to try it at a location I have never been to. The Grefay mount has...
09-07-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,692
Posted By Airfehr

Cleaned and lubed two chains. After I rode one...

Cleaned and lubed two chains. After I rode one bike. What do I win?
09-07-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,303
Posted By Airfehr

You should have cleared leather. At least you...

You should have cleared leather. At least you knocked him down.:innocent:

I'm with you are both at fault. He was being stupid. Most people are. You could have used more caution. Always ride like...
09-07-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Airfehr

Here's a try. Looked like a nice ride along the...

Here's a try. Looked like a nice ride along the river. I didn't want to mess that up. Plus skipped the stop at the sanitation services. But you run just across the river from it. Single speed brewing...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-07-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 59,827
Posted By Airfehr

Hope you are OK after that landing.:bike2:

Hope you are OK after that landing.:bike2:
09-07-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By Airfehr

Hard to see the screen while you are pedaling?

Hard to see the screen while you are pedaling?
09-07-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By Airfehr

I save the map to the device so I can run in...

I save the map to the device so I can run in airplane mode.
Do that ride most every day being super close to my house....
09-07-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By Airfehr

Did the same ride today running the same app but...

Did the same ride today running the same app but in map view. Used 30% less battery compared to running in satellite view.
Forum: Touring
09-06-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,511
Posted By Airfehr

Like others have said do a shake down trip. A...

Like others have said do a shake down trip. A climbing friend use to tell me the key to getting lighter is when you return home spread out all your stuff. Throw away anything you didn't use. Drill...
09-06-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,318
Posted By Airfehr

I just brought two bikes on a bike vacation....

I just brought two bikes on a bike vacation. Spring ski trips I will bring skis and a bike. Love riding from hot spring to hot spring after a morning of skiing at Mammoth. If the vacation is riding a...
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