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04-18-21, 06:30 PM
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Posted By pyze-guy

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04-06-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By pyze-guy

New setup, Rear derailleur shifting issues

I am having issues with shifting the rear derailleur.
So new frame, swapped everything over from old frame. New cables and housing. Itís a 1x10, Shimano 105 setup, chain line is good. Had no issues...
04-01-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 3,524,184
Posted By pyze-guy

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Penhale Gypsy. My new do it all ride.
03-17-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By pyze-guy

Need a headset

I bought a new frame and fork, and need to get a headset. When I have bought new forks before I always let the shop order one and I left it at that. From the bikes co. site it says ďTraditional 1...
01-21-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,504
Posted By pyze-guy

My experience as well. Worked great but ripped...

My experience as well. Worked great but ripped after a few rides.
09-06-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,084
Posted By pyze-guy

Trp hyrd are for road/cx. They also run about...

Trp hyrd are for road/cx. They also run about $100 a caliper, shimano m201 can be found for $50 with lever.
07-02-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By pyze-guy

Surly Knard. 700x41, excellent allrounder. I use...

Surly Knard. 700x41, excellent allrounder. I use them for my commute which is 11 km pavement and 6 km dirt/gravel railtrail and can ride them hard on single track as well.
07-02-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By pyze-guy

Depends where you live in the city, if you are...

Depends where you live in the city, if you are only riding east and west, stick with 16. If your ride goes north/south north of Bloor, go with the 18. I ride 42/18. I can cruise around and still get...
06-09-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,093
Posted By pyze-guy

Forgot about the Tanpan. Good option.

Forgot about the Tanpan. Good option.
06-09-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,093
Posted By pyze-guy

Cheaper and easier is 1x10. Won’t need new...

Cheaper and easier is 1x10. Won’t need new shifters or wheels, would just need a 9 Mtb speed derailleur. I run 8/9 speed Deore with 10 speed 105 upfront.
Other derailleur work, but if they don’t...
05-29-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,064
Posted By pyze-guy

Ooooh. Always a glorious time of year. . I...

Ooooh. Always a glorious time of year. .
I still ride the miche track wheels I got like 6 years ago from you. Remarkably the grand bois tires are still running fine on them. Fizik saddle as well.
05-29-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By pyze-guy

Nothing wrong with bar ends. As bars got wider...

Nothing wrong with bar ends. As bars got wider they became less popular
I much prefer backsweep on my bars, my cx bike has backsweep in the tops, and my mtb bar has 17 degrees with 25mm rise from...
05-17-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,315
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the hy/rds on my cx bike. Offer the best,...

I have the hy/rds on my cx bike. Offer the best, (and worst) of both worlds. Compared to my road bb7s and spyres, much easier to setup, same as hydros. Squeeze lever, tighten caliper and go....
05-17-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,315
Posted By pyze-guy

I had trp spyres(road bike version) for years on...

I had trp spyres(road bike version) for years on my cx, super easy to set up,way easier then bb7s. Used both road and mtb versions. Never had an issue with bearings. Only thing I didn’t like was the...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By pyze-guy

These ones. ...

These ones. ...
04-12-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,064
Posted By pyze-guy

This thread, coming back to life.

This thread, coming back to life.
09-20-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By pyze-guy

Thanks.

Thanks.
09-20-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By pyze-guy

11 speed chainring on 10 speed

Running a full shimano setup. 1x10 cross bike. Any issues if I replace my chainring with an 11 speed one.
12-23-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By pyze-guy

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I can’t comment on being waterproof, haven’t used...
12-12-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By pyze-guy

I like these. Gore...

I like these. Gore (http://www.gorewear.com/us/en-us/gore-c5-gore-windstopper-insulated-overshoes-100384.html?countryselector=en_US) c5 insulated. They don’t look stylish, but they are very warm.
10-10-18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,067
Posted By pyze-guy

Wool power makes a nice helmet hat. Itís nice,...

Wool power makes a nice helmet hat. Itís nice, not super warm.
Handmade Swedish wool clothing company. Nice stuff.
10-10-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,064
Posted By pyze-guy

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
08-29-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By pyze-guy

The maxxis rambler is nice. I found it wore out...

The maxxis rambler is nice. I found it wore out fairly quickly. I like the veetire gravel rail as well. Good price, reasonable rate of wear, very nice on gravel/single track, fast and quite on...
08-19-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By pyze-guy

Fox AX is a gravel bike suspension fork. Needs a...

Fox AX is a gravel bike suspension fork. Needs a tapered headtube. And a lot of $$$.
Maybe a larger front tire. I think that fork can fit a 29x2.0 tire. Schwable Smart Sam comes in 47, and soma...
06-10-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,466
Posted By pyze-guy

It’s a Canadian Bike, made by Silent Sports. I...

It’s a Canadian Bike, made by Silent Sports. I believe the frames were welded in house. At the time it was a fantastic bike. I think the ozone was from around 1997-98. A few friends still have...
04-01-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,064
Posted By pyze-guy

Better late than never.

Better late than never.
05-04-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,068
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the vee rubber rail 40mm tires. Really...

I have the vee rubber rail 40mm tires. Really like them. I use them as my main tire for riding single track on my cx, but also on my commute. Nice on pavement, gravel rail trail, hardback and single...
01-22-16, 09:25 PM
09-21-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 74,467
Posted By pyze-guy

Mini v-brakes. Use road levers, all the benefits...

Mini v-brakes. Use road levers, all the benefits of v-brakes, none of the crap of canti's. Basic tektro ones are cheap, super easy to setup and stop the bike, quickly. I can fit 40 mm tires with my...
05-06-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,538
Posted By pyze-guy

It was epic. I'm pretty sure thats when...

It was epic. I'm pretty sure thats when mentioning tarckbike would get you banned.
05-06-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,538
Posted By pyze-guy

Anything that involved Merton.

Anything that involved Merton.
04-28-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,064
Posted By pyze-guy

Hey Rob. Hows things.

Hey Rob. Hows things.
04-20-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the unit and ditched the ardents for 2.4...

I have the unit and ditched the ardents for 2.4 f/r. Chunky monkey front and mountain king rear. Extra squish is nice, find the climbing and braking of the mountain king much better than the...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By pyze-guy

In the rain you could a try a rain cape. I use...

In the rain you could a try a rain cape. I use one. It looks goofy but works really well and keeps me from sweating in the rain.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By pyze-guy

Wear easily removable layers. T shirt and arm...

Wear easily removable layers. T shirt and arm warmers instead of a long sleave shirt allows me to start off cool and peel off the warmers as needed. I also weara windproof vest witha mesh back, and...
03-28-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By pyze-guy

I have the unit and love it. There are several...

I have the unit and love it.
There are several cheaper and easier options you can try in place of a suspension fork if $$$ is a concern to help with the wirst/arm pounding you might encounter.
I...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,070
Posted By pyze-guy

I know you said no v-brakes, but Mini v-brakes...

I know you said no v-brakes, but Mini v-brakes are an option. I have the basic tektro 926 ones, stock pads suck but all stock pads suck. Works with brifters no problem, no travel agent needed, stops...
03-01-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,453
Posted By pyze-guy

More or less. End of the thumb is abit flat...

More or less. End of the thumb is abit flat though.
02-28-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,453
Posted By pyze-guy

Cleaning lube off with a rag. Spinning the wheel...

Cleaning lube off with a rag. Spinning the wheel backwards and the rag caught between the chain and cog and went through, as did my thumb. Rag must have been wrapped around my hand or something, no...
02-27-15, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,453
Posted By pyze-guy

Cleaning chain. 436494

Cleaning chain.
436494
02-02-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,595
Posted By pyze-guy

Thanks.

Thanks.
02-02-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,595
Posted By pyze-guy

I have read those reviews, which is why I asked...

I have read those reviews, which is why I asked the OP. I meant cold, -20C/-4F range and below.
02-01-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,595
Posted By pyze-guy

Whats the coldest you have used them? Been eying...

Whats the coldest you have used them? Been eying those but havnt seen any winter reviews, only from autumn. Hows the fit compared to non-cycling shoes?
01-29-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,128
Posted By pyze-guy

High school teacher Was a chef before.

High school teacher
Was a chef before.
Forum: Commuting
01-19-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By pyze-guy

Clement xplore 40 mm Challenge gravel grinder...

Clement xplore 40 mm
Challenge gravel grinder 38 mm
On one gravel 40 mm
Bruce Gordon rock and road 43
Conti cycloxking 42mm
12-08-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,550
Posted By pyze-guy

I have some primaloft skiing gloves that i only...

I have some primaloft skiing gloves that i only wear below -10c. Too warm otherwise. I also use hunting gloves from basspro, they have a waterproof liner i them. Superwarm but they dont breath so...
12-01-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,902
Posted By pyze-guy

I've had no problem with using road wheels on my...

I've had no problem with using road wheels on my cx bike riding my local mtb trails. Used open pro's in the past. Current set up is a23 rear wheel, front is a bontranger race x lite. Race x is a...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,723
Posted By pyze-guy

Axiom streamliner racks are designed to eliminate...

Axiom streamliner racks are designed to eliminate heel strike. Mine works.
Forum: Commuting
11-08-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,879
Posted By pyze-guy

If you cant afford winter spd boots, dont want to...

If you cant afford winter spd boots, dont want to switch to platforms and wear vented shoes, options to keep you feet warm are limited.
Toe clips or fixie straps on platforms would allow for warmer...
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