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07-02-17, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By Werkin

SRAM S950 wide...

SRAM S950 wide (http://www.ebay.com/itm/SRAM-S950-GXP-Wide-Carbon-Crankset-170mm-10s-50-34T-110BCD-/222565628431?hash=item33d1f1fa0f:g:uYoAAOSwN2VZRALu)? Plenty of 46T rings for 110BCD available.
06-27-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,903
Posted By Werkin

Fox 32 Step-Cast AX Suspension Fork

I like this thing a lot. Open Project | FOX (http://www.ridefox.com/2016/content.php?c=openproject)
...
06-26-17, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Werkin

My experience is with Derby Rims...

My experience is with Derby Rims (https://www.derbyrims.com/); nothing to worry about here.
06-13-17, 12:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,793
Posted By Werkin

Planetary Cycles (http://planetarycycles.com/)...

Planetary Cycles (http://planetarycycles.com/) has a Slate.
06-08-17, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,742
Posted By Werkin

I zeroed in on the broken hand statement. None...

I zeroed in on the broken hand statement. None of your listed options will be comfortable. I suggest tuning the suspension & drive-train on the current bike, and adding low rolling resistance...
06-02-17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By Werkin

continental bicycle Speed King...

continental bicycle Speed King (http://www.continental-tires.com/bicycle/tyres/mountainbike-tyres/speed-king-2-2)
Continental Speed King II RaceSport Rolling Resistance Review...
05-14-17, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Werkin

Light weight and low rolling resistance...

Light weight and low rolling resistance continental bicycle Speed King (http://www.continental-tires.com/bicycle/tyres/mountainbike-tyres/speed-king-2-2), Continental Speed King II RaceSport Rolling...
04-30-17, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,949
Posted By Werkin

I use mine every ride.

I use mine every ride.
03-06-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Werkin

Yes, but that's not a major problem. It would be...

Yes, but that's not a major problem. It would be an asset in some gearing combos.

Another option would be to remove material from the offending edge of the crank arm.
03-06-17, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Werkin

Yes. With a 68mm bottom bracket shell, 2.5mm...

Yes. With a 68mm bottom bracket shell, 2.5mm spacers are needed.
02-15-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,984
Posted By Werkin

Yes, the post flexes at its elbow. I have two,...

Yes, the post flexes at its elbow. I have two, one is under my co-rider who weighs less than 140lbs, and it flexes for her too.

On the same frame, my ST was inserted to its max with clipless...
02-15-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,984
Posted By Werkin

Drawbacks: high initial cost, limited max...

Drawbacks: high initial cost, limited max insertion, must accept setback, and while the threshold is higher, I still experience bounce with high cadence in low gear. Of course it's all relative, the...
02-02-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,984
Posted By Werkin

I have the CG-R and Thudbuster ST. The...

I have the CG-R and Thudbuster ST. The Thudbuster has better compliance of the two, but the downsides are ballistic return and increased bounce at high cadence. The CG-R performs well with few...
Forum: Texas
12-06-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By Werkin

Workers allowed me through the construction site...

Workers allowed me through the construction site today, so the path is effectively open. It appears to be a protective roof structure.
Forum: Texas
12-02-16, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By Werkin

Turns out the path east of Spur 5 (under the rail...

Turns out the path east of Spur 5 (under the rail overpass) is still closed, and it appears construction overhead is going to take a while.
Forum: Texas
11-21-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By Werkin

The main interruption is MLK. I didn't even need...

The main interruption is MLK. I didn't even need to dismount to cross the raised median & tracks. The pathway along Wheeler is open. One other interruption, but it is a bike friendly street
...
Forum: Texas
11-21-16, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By Werkin

Can you provide the "get around" from the west...

Can you provide the "get around" from the west side of MacGregor Park/Calhoun Rd. to the next path progression going east?
Forum: Texas
11-20-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By Werkin

A segment on the West end became passable...

A segment on the West end became passable recently. Traveling West, the path continues under Beltway 8, 59, through urban-camper land (homeless village), and ends at South Kirkwood Rd. Part of the...
10-27-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Werkin

Yup, the crown race is currently upside down.

Yup, the crown race is currently upside down.
04-25-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 29,380
Posted By Werkin

Frame and fork are built by Scott Quiring...

Frame and fork are built by Scott Quiring (http://www.quiringcycles.net/), straight gauge 3-2.5 titanium frame tubes, custom geometry.

The head tube is tall to add height, but as a side benefit...
04-25-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 29,380
Posted By Werkin

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SmGm8XT3f_Q/Vs3...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SmGm8XT3f_Q/Vs34WFZlOMI/AAAAAAAACXM/nxBSQQ2y1lI3qWfrZDs0yxA9INgS0fOhQCCo/s800/P1030540.JPGhttps://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_k19OkiGAq8/VwV4wjJfLTI/AAAAAAAACjk/JS2G...
04-20-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By Werkin

There are plenty of advantages for flat/platform...

There are plenty of advantages for flat/platform pedals over clip-in style. "Real pedals", your words not mine: inexpensive, light weight, low profile, rebuild parts are available, colors deity :::...
03-28-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,547
Posted By Werkin

Sounds like you're aware a wide bar provides good...

Sounds like you're aware a wide bar provides good control on loose surfaces. No need to force yourself to put up with a sub-optimal drop bar. Install a flat bar or riser and go with what you know...
03-03-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,108
Posted By Werkin

You have a 100mm BB shell GeoKrpan, my post was...

You have a 100mm BB shell GeoKrpan, my post was about chain contact with a wide tire on a 68mm BB, which is narrower than 73mm or larger.
03-03-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,108
Posted By Werkin

Another 1X feature is added chain clearance for...

Another 1X feature is added chain clearance for wide tires. In many cases chain clearance can be achieved for up to 3 inch tire without going to wide BB (73, +) and/or boost, 150, or 157 rear...
02-26-16, 12:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,847
Posted By Werkin

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-mLdfBc0KuhU/Vr_...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-mLdfBc0KuhU/Vr_ei4RWY4I/AAAAAAAACR4/Yj9c7Vsbs1A/s800-Ic42/P1030499.JPG

Wide tires.
09-03-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,466
Posted By Werkin

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-5cypmanJzMs/UJ7...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-5cypmanJzMs/UJ7_pQT5VLI/AAAAAAAAAeU/7fLrcILoG7M/s640-Ic42/IMG_0200.JPG
07-27-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Werkin

Not lighter, but yes wide plus strong. ...

Not lighter, but yes wide plus strong.
Weinmann Metal Products Co., LTD (http://www.weinmanntek.com/Products/DOWNHILL/DH39.htm)
Weinmann Metal Products Co., LTD...
06-04-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By Werkin

Hawk Racing BB, SRAM's GXP Team is not...

Hawk Racing BB, SRAM's GXP Team is not long-lived.

I think titanium is a good idea.

For this application "Trips to the pub. Lock up outside" get a cruiser bike, and I'm not being facetious;...
05-09-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,419
Posted By Werkin

I'm ecstatic over how well these tires roll...

I'm ecstatic over how well these tires roll across everything. Marathon Almotion HS 453 | Schwalbe North America (http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires/Marathon_Almotion), Bike24 -...
05-08-15, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Werkin

The Paycheck | Wraith Fabrication...

The Paycheck | Wraith Fabrication (http://wraithfabrication.com/products/the-paycheck)
::T R A I T O R C Y C L E S::...
04-03-15, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,787
Posted By Werkin

I love Big Apples. As mentioned before, a...

I love Big Apples. As mentioned before, a balloon performance tire Bike24 - Schwalbe Super Moto Evolution Folding Tire 26" 60-559 2015...
03-19-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By Werkin

I wanted many of the same things in a frame the...

I wanted many of the same things in a frame the OP does, but could not afford custom. I purchased a cyclocross style frame with semi-sloping downtube, and installed a Surly Disc Trucker fork for...
02-02-15, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,366
Posted By Werkin

You didn't mention if the Thudbuster is an LT or...

You didn't mention if the Thudbuster is an LT or ST. FYI, a Specialized CG-R (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/ftb/road-components/seat-posts/cgr-carbon-seatpost) seatpost only needs 70mm from...
01-09-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,419
Posted By Werkin

I like Schwalbe 2.35 HS430 Big Apple, a lot. ...

I like Schwalbe 2.35 HS430 Big Apple, a lot. These are not "doomsday" tires, they are enjoy-the-ride tires.
12-29-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 47,403
Posted By Werkin

Early model Traitor Cycles Ruben frame, Oil Rig. ...

Early model Traitor Cycles Ruben frame, Oil Rig.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AlOp2cwOW7s/TuZZ_7CGddI/AAAAAAAAAEU/xuKv4UvBkzg/s400/Frame%2520Profile%25201.jpg

Surly Disc Trucker fork,...
12-29-14, 12:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 47,403
Posted By Werkin

Roadster, climber, urban trekker, caliche...

Roadster, climber, urban trekker, caliche cruiser, gravel glider.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-tjFN9rBdMn8/VIiPO0T-CPI/AAAAAAAABfQ/mwXEVJ-GSl4/s640/P1030114.JPG
11-06-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,270
Posted By Werkin

An FYI on most off-the-shelf sizing. Fork...

An FYI on most off-the-shelf sizing. Fork size/spec remains the same for a manufacturer's model range, so viewing the HA in isolation, slacken the HA by 1 degree or greater increases trail...
11-05-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,270
Posted By Werkin

I looked at the specs on the Trek Crockett in...

I looked at the specs on the Trek Crockett in size 50, generous F/C guess is only about 58.5cm. Wheelbase 100.1cm - chainstay length 42.5cm = 57.6cm, add ~7mm for BB drop of 7cm for virtual...
11-05-14, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,270
Posted By Werkin

An off-the-shelf frame with long F/C in size 50...

An off-the-shelf frame with long F/C in size 50 is out of the ordinary.

More information about the test bike please; BB drop, crank arm length, head tube angle, fork axle to crown, and fork rake?...
Forum: Texas
10-22-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,010
Posted By Werkin

Home (http://www.youngwheels.com/) Granbury

Home (http://www.youngwheels.com/) Granbury
10-06-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,878
Posted By Werkin

Not Stupid

It's a very good idea on many levels. To achieve the most performance potential using a high volume/low pressure tire, mount them on appropriate width rims. Think 29mm or greater inner width. ...
08-08-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Werkin

I suggest direct from TRP if you haven't tried...

I suggest direct from TRP if you haven't tried that option.

There are better rotors available than those from TRP, and better PM/IS adaptors also (at least adaptors that will accommodate a wider...
07-08-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,958
Posted By Werkin

I'm aware you have your mind set on drop bars,...

I'm aware you have your mind set on drop bars, but since you invited an alternative. An entry level suspension fork with drop bars on top is a poor combination. I suggest a wider flat bar,...
04-09-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,123
Posted By Werkin

Hetre 42mm nominal (47-48mm mounted), Pari-Moto...

Hetre 42mm nominal (47-48mm mounted), Pari-Moto 38mm nominal (43mm mounted)
33 R, 30 F
Orange Seal
Single rider only, 213 - 217 bike & rider.
04-09-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,123
Posted By Werkin

I have wide hookless carbon rims...

I have wide hookless carbon rims (http://www.derbyrims.com/technical-specs.html), and run supple high volume/low pressure road tires with and without tubes. The tires are designed for tubes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,351
Posted By Werkin

In my application there were a few minor...

In my application there were a few minor tradeoffs. Occasionally, there is a little chain to sprocket noise when shifting, and the range for appropriate cable tension became very narrow. The good...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,351
Posted By Werkin

I'll add a non-campy data point, Praxis Works...

I'll add a non-campy data point, Praxis Works cyclocross chain rings, SRAM 10 speed Rival crank/spider, Shimano FD-CX70 10 speed, Shimano CN-9000 11 speed chain, SRAM 1091 10 speed cassette and XX...
03-13-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,345
Posted By Werkin

I like it. Right, I've done it, reduces...

I like it.


Right, I've done it, reduces chain drop here too.



I'm using both clutch and non clutch MTB RDs with SRAM Force 10 speed shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By Werkin

Another compatibility confirmation here for 10...

Another compatibility confirmation here for 10 speed MTB RDs. I've used the X9 Type II, and currently use the XX rear derailleurs with Force 10 speed shifters. FYI, the Type II medium cage has 35T...
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