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04-09-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5,276
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Posted By 5teve

My new Giant Revolt (with some mods and upgrades)...

My new Giant Revolt (with some mods and upgrades) So far it has exceeded my expectations! Fast, comfortable, handles great. It feels a lot like an endurance bike with room for wider tires, which is...
03-23-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,487
Posted By 5teve

I just picked up one of these:...

I just picked up one of these: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/revolt-advanced-2-2022

I haven't had it out more than a couple of times and just on pavement but I'm really pleased with it's road...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-21-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 65,072
Posted By 5teve

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10-21-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 853,984
Posted By 5teve

I'm 59 and still love to ride me some...

I'm 59 and still love to ride me some singletrack. I just bought my dream mountain bike and I'm planning to keep hitting trails as long as my body can take it. Here's my shiny new Ibis Mojo 4.

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04-06-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,426
Posted By 5teve

I made a conscious decision some years back to...

I made a conscious decision some years back to actively look for good driver behavior. I'd had a couple of close passes, some relatively (in hindsight) minor intimidation and harassment encounters...
03-17-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,200
Posted By 5teve

The Salsa Vaya has a short reach and high stack...

The Salsa Vaya has a short reach and high stack for their sizes. And they're pretty affordable and readily available on the used market. (maybe not the used market right now, but generally.)
02-17-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,329
Posted By 5teve

You're picking nits about terminology, I'm...

You're picking nits about terminology, I'm quoting the manufacturers recommendations:

"...The quantity and size of crystals in this special formula means that Stan's Race Sealant can only be...
01-29-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,278
Posted By 5teve

The one I seem to get too often is a rant about...

The one I seem to get too often is a rant about how bikes break laws or get in the way or are otherwise a pain in the ass. I've gone off on a couple of co-workers for it. One said that bikes "take up...
12-22-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,238
Posted By 5teve

I was trail riding a couple of seasons back and...

I was trail riding a couple of seasons back and had a yellow jacket hit me in the forehead, in the inch-wide strip of exposed skin between the front rim of my helmet and the top of my cycling...
11-19-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,528
Posted By 5teve

Front hubs are simpler and cheaper. Front wheels...

Front hubs are simpler and cheaper. Front wheels are less expensive than back wheels. This isn't complicated or wrong.
07-31-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,274
Posted By 5teve

I'm late to reply but I've been using DZ Nuts...

I'm late to reply but I've been using DZ Nuts chamois cream for a while and it works well for me. Also, if you're getting chafing on the pereneum it might be a saddle issue, either the saddle...
03-02-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By 5teve

Dang, John-that's a tough run of issues! Hope...

Dang, John-that's a tough run of issues! Hope you feel better soon.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-26-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By 5teve

You'll most likely have to dig grit and dirt out...

You'll most likely have to dig grit and dirt out of the stud pockets. It's a pain. I use a separate wheel/tire set for studded tires. They sell little buttons you can put in the stud pockets to...
02-13-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,295
Posted By 5teve

In some european countries the driver is presumed...

In some european countries the driver is presumed to be at fault when a ped or cyclist is struck, and must prove otherwise. That would seem to address your concerns while more consistently holding...
01-23-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,979
Posted By 5teve

Not. The "self-powered motion" aspect of cycling...

Not. The "self-powered motion" aspect of cycling is a big part of the experience for me. I'd rather go slower for shorter distances than use a boost. I'm 57, if it matter.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-02-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,463
Posted By 5teve

If you're not running them tubeless, that right...

If you're not running them tubeless, that right there could save you a couple of pounds.
12-09-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By 5teve

Yep, they feel pretty much like a normal mountain...

Yep, they feel pretty much like a normal mountain bike once you're rolling, albeit one with tons of traction and a monster truck, roll over anything footprint. They take a little more body english...
12-03-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By 5teve

Ever since 2011! It's sometimes fun and often...

Ever since 2011! It's sometimes fun and often worthwhile!

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Forum: Commuting
11-21-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,853
Posted By 5teve

No worries, hope you like them!

No worries, hope you like them!
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,524
Posted By 5teve

Definitely helps on days when you are in and out...

Definitely helps on days when you are in and out of shadows. It's a good investment.
09-06-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,154
Views: 358,885
Posted By 5teve

Window buddies! ...

Window buddies!

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08-19-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,154
Views: 358,885
Posted By 5teve

Few more shots of the triplets. ...

Few more shots of the triplets.

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08-19-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,154
Views: 358,885
Posted By 5teve

Thanks! They're really fun to be around, very...

Thanks! They're really fun to be around, very affectionate and mellow. They're litter-mates, obviously-we took in the three of them when they were babies. Even now, at 20+ pounds each, they still...
08-16-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,154
Views: 358,885
Posted By 5teve

"The boys." ...

"The boys."

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Forum: Fatbikes
08-08-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,203
Posted By 5teve

Me too, in the Lansing area. If you really...

Me too, in the Lansing area.

If you really want to fit 4" fat tires you will in fact need another bike, so the shop would not be steering you wrong there. But, if you want to ride the bike you...
03-14-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 3,708,422
Posted By 5teve

I picked up a sale price demo Chris Cross from...

I picked up a sale price demo Chris Cross from Fat Chance. I've had my eye on these since they were first intro'd, love the tapered head tube. I've only done the one quick shakedown ride on it but...
05-14-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 3,708,422
Posted By 5teve

Just finished 650b'ing my Jamis Renegade...

Just finished 650b'ing my Jamis Renegade Escapade! I switched it over to Easton 650b wheels with tubelessly installed Compass Switchback Hill tires and PBW fenders. Switched out some parts to suit...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,596
Views: 12,008,614
Posted By 5teve

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Been using this Kogswell PR as a commuter for a few years now. ...
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