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05-13-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By dkyser

I have a great seat and padded shorts, just been...

I have a great seat and padded shorts, just been a long time since I have put any real miles on and it is showing.

I have to understand putting a 300 lb rider on a saddle is going to take its toll...
05-13-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By dkyser

Sore butt, ride or rest?

I have been riding every Wed & Friday for the past couple weeks started at 11 miles of gravel and yesterday did 20 and my a$$ is sore today. I had planned on riding tomorrow and not sure if it would...
05-11-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By dkyser

My GRX 812, 11/42 and 1X 40T arives today :)

My GRX 812, 11/42 and 1X 40T arives today :)
05-10-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By dkyser

Chain fitting 1X drivetrain?

I am installing a Shimano GRX 1X drivetrain using 11/42 & 40T Crank and see both +2 and +4 links talked about when measuring from 42 sprocket.
What do you suggest.
05-09-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By dkyser

I probably will switch to 1X, I seldom use the...

I probably will switch to 1X, I seldom use the 50T sprocket as I am not one to pedal much on descents. My weight and gravity take care of that LOL.
I have a paved path that leads from my...
05-09-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By dkyser

Mixing Shimano Ultegra & GRX?

I have switched over to mostly gravel & paved trails due to the drivers in the St Louis area.
I am looking for lower gears from my current setup. Ultegra 8000 50/34 & 11/32 cassette with GS...
05-06-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By dkyser

Thanks John, that may be a better option if I can...

Thanks John, that may be a better option if I can find a 11/36 cassette.
05-06-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By dkyser

I have an 11 speed with medium cage derailleur.

I have an 11 speed with medium cage derailleur.
05-06-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By dkyser

So I would need to go with a new crankset 48/32?

So I would need to go with a new crankset 48/32?
05-06-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By dkyser

Changing chainring?

I have an Ultegra 50/34 Crankset and need more lower gearing. Can I change the 34t for a 32t with out having any issues.
11/32 Cassette and 50/34 crankset. Not sure if changing out the 34t for a 32t...
05-01-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By dkyser

How do I know if these are tubeless ready wheels?

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04-29-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By dkyser

Tubeless for Clydes?

Been several months it seems since this has been brought up, and as tubeless becomes more popular how are Clydes doing with tubeless tires?
I am considering changing but not sure if with Clydes we...
04-29-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By dkyser

Thanks for the detailed response, I really...

Thanks for the detailed response, I really appreciate it.
I am not trying to go cheap, but do not want to buy shifters if they are not needed.
04-28-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By dkyser

Converting to 1X Drivetrain ?

I want to try running a 1X drivetrain for my gravel bike and am a bigger rider with some paved hills I do on occasion so need climbing gears.
Currently Running the following.
SHIMANO Ultegra...
03-30-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By dkyser

Saddle & Seat Post Suggestions.

I built up a Gunnar Hyper-X frame and need to add a saddle and seat post and looking for suggestions for a 300# clyde.
The seat post is 27.2mm
03-27-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By dkyser

Lets change that, it is so good for us mentally....

Lets change that, it is so good for us mentally. I will ride today even if a short ride to get that feeling again.
03-27-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By dkyser

Exactly what I need to do, get back in the...

Exactly what I need to do, get back in the saddle. I kept saying I don't have time for a long ride, its to cold, all the excuses in the world. Now I probably won't have to worry about having lots of...
03-26-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By dkyser

Anyone ever really Regressed?

I had a horrible year last year, moved to Nashville for a good part of the year and not only didnt cycle but gained some weight back.
I was up to 50-mile rides in 2018 and fear I will be really bad...
06-29-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, great idea. I can see it just barely...

Thanks, great idea.
I can see it just barely touches but hate the thought of rubbing the paint off that area.
06-29-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By dkyser

Thanks I will look into that.

Thanks I will look into that.
06-28-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By dkyser

Front Derailleur Cable Routing Help (EXT)

I am building my first bike, a Gunnar frame and just installed the front derailleur and not sure this cable is routed correctly.
Seems to be rubbing against the bottom of frame slightly and not...
06-11-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,132
Posted By dkyser

Yes, bought it as a frame and fork so I could...

Yes, bought it as a frame and fork so I could treat the frame.
06-10-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,132
Posted By dkyser

Coming along slowly but is a fun experience. ...

Coming along slowly but is a fun experience.
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06-07-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,713
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, will need to find the correct bolts

Thanks, will need to find the correct bolts
06-07-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,713
Posted By dkyser

Ultegra Rear Hydraulic Disc Brake Caliper Install?

Doing my first bike build and ran into a snag.

The mounting bolt seems to be way to long and its the only size that was included.
Do they make spacers for the rear?

Gunnar Hyber XC Frame.
...
05-20-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By dkyser

First Bike Build

I have always wanted to build a bike from frame up so decided to do it. I already have most if not all the tools to do it. I have built computers and Ar 15's so feel I can handle this. Also been...
05-19-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By dkyser

My Sequoia is a very heavy bike frame, also prone...

My Sequoia is a very heavy bike frame, also prone to rusting.
The Gunnar frame is a better quality frame that should last me a lifetime. Starting from base frame will be easy to treat with frame...
05-19-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By dkyser

Component Compatibility?

Long story short, I was going to trade in my 2017 Specialized Sequoia for a All City Cosmic Stallion. I estimate I would get $700 for the trade leaving $2000 difference for the complete bike with...
05-17-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,685
Posted By dkyser

Best Steel Frame Under $1500

I have decided to build up a frame so I get exactly what I want. Seems a lot of bikes are close but then a major sacrifice ie mechanical brakes, pressed BB or unknown steel.
Will be used mostly for...
05-17-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,132
Posted By dkyser

I have almost decided to build up a frame. Seems...

I have almost decided to build up a frame. Seems the best way if frame has not been treated for rust.
Does Gunnar use Reynolds 853?
05-16-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,132
Posted By dkyser

The Bianchi is not coated, but like said I can...

The Bianchi is not coated, but like said I can coat it. Just not sure the steel is as good a quality as All City Ace. I do like the flat mount hydro brakes.
How do I know if the bottom bracket is...
05-16-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,132
Posted By dkyser

Steel Bike Options?

Although I will be doing mostly road and greenway riding, the roads are rough and I want a wider tire bike. I like the geometry of my Domane but want a nice steel option.

My requirements are disk...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,781
Posted By dkyser

Thanks everyone for the info.

Thanks everyone for the info.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,781
Posted By dkyser

Wonder if my Sequoia was treated?

Wonder if my Sequoia was treated?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,781
Posted By dkyser

Hydraulic disc vs mechanical disc brakes?

I am going to be purchasing a steel frame bike and leaning towards the All City Cosmic Stallion (https://allcitycycles.com/bikes/cosmic_stallion) but not sure about post mount mechanical brakes.
I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, I am considering this bike and the All...

Thanks, I am considering this bike and the All City Cosmic Stallion.
I really want to stay with disk brakes. If I want to upgrade soon the Surly Midnight Special also is a possibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

Thoughts on this Jamis Renegade...

Thoughts on this Jamis Renegade (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/renegadeescapade.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

Sounds like a good thing to be addicted to.

Sounds like a good thing to be addicted to.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

I am considering buying a frame and building up,...

I am considering buying a frame and building up, like you said source out what I am not confident in. I have most all the tools and stand to do most of the work.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

Thanks this was helpful.

Thanks this was helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

Thanks for that info, I need to learn more about...

Thanks for that info, I need to learn more about geometry of bicycle.

What is the turn around time on a custom frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, I am looking at complete at that price. ...

Thanks, I am looking at complete at that price.
I would love to build a frame up, just not sure how much of it I could do.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

I may look at Titanium also. ...

I may look at Titanium also.



$2000-$3500




I was afraid this was the case.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

I should have changed my location, right now I am...

I should have changed my location, right now I am in Nashville, Tn.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,782
Posted By dkyser

Steel Frame Bike Options?

I Love my Trek Domane SL 6 and plan on keeping it but also want to get a nice steel frame bike and do not see many options from Trek or Specialized. Not looking for a custom frame, something...
05-05-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 30,339
Posted By dkyser

For me it just works, its mostly because of my...

For me it just works, its mostly because of my sugar addictions. I do not do well with moderation when I am allowed carbs I go overboard, when I keep them under 25 and count my macros I do well. I do...
05-05-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By dkyser

New Bike

Still riding my road and adventure bikes but did trade in my Road King for an Ultra Limited and wanted to share with my friends here, ...
Forum: Southeast
01-18-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By dkyser

Thanks, I am from western Pa / NY so hills are...

Thanks, I am from western Pa / NY so hills are okay.
Forum: Southeast
01-17-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By dkyser

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Southeast
01-17-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By dkyser

Nashville, Tn

I am moving to the North Nashville area and wondering how the road cycling is in this area? I like to do 20-50 mile rides.
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