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02-22-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,749
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Posted By Johnk3

I guess I am Old enough at 72 to count. Here is...

I guess I am Old enough at 72 to count. Here is my current main ride.

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02-05-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 612,886
Posted By E56789

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Almost 67 and this is my new acquisition. Probably my last also.
10-21-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 612,886
Posted By DQRider

Finished Another One

I've just finished my 1981 Trek 412 resto-mod project:

https://i.imgur.com/rc5fQLA.png

The 1 x 9 Deore setup works really well around town and on the local trails.
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10-17-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,447
Posted By gus6464

The picture above is a classic flow trail. A...

The picture above is a classic flow trail. A gravel bike can do it no problem sure but an MTB would let you get rowdy on it and pick up some serious speed which is the point of a flow trail to begin...
10-14-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,447
Posted By Metieval

It's a 4' wide dirt sidewalk! LOL

It's a 4' wide dirt sidewalk! LOL
10-13-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,447
Posted By Metieval

I'll keep my Scalpel and buy a more road oriented...

I'll keep my Scalpel and buy a more road oriented gravel bike for uhhh gravel roads.

as for the 'new' dirt highways, super fun. but not exactly what I call mtb'ing either.
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10-07-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 191,040
Posted By DorkDisk

Not old enough for this sub, but... Slapped...

Not old enough for this sub, but...

Slapped on a GRX today. Was a little apprehensive about not ordering a FD but it seemed like my 600 derailleur could swing it (no pun intended). Sure enough;...
09-30-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,233
Posted By Hmmm

With temperatures that change a lot I like...

With temperatures that change a lot I like wearing layers and bringing a bar bag to stash those layers. Cargo bibs help with layer storage as well.
09-28-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,233
Posted By Bigbus

Clothes! It's going to be too cold to go without....

Clothes! It's going to be too cold to go without. And since you have to wear clothes, try layers so you can peel off as you warm up. And don't forget you'll need somewhere to put those extra layers...
09-28-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,177
Posted By wsteve464

Set up the tires tubeless and forget about flats....

Set up the tires tubeless and forget about flats. I had the same problem when I started riding again, a flat every other ride, either road debris or goatheads (Southern Calif area) went tubeless...
09-20-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,962
Posted By Alfadave

I ride single track at age 70, but do not do what...

I ride single track at age 70, but do not do what the kids (30 yr olds) do. No features or jumps for me - recovery from a serious crash would take too long. I upgraded from an old KHS 500 with 26...
09-01-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By dsaul

I come from a mountain biking background, so all...

I come from a mountain biking background, so all of those skills are second nature to me. Most of the organized events in my area include some singletrack trails and some of it can be quite...
08-22-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,103
Posted By Badger6

The sun is up now, so I snapped a couple of...

The sun is up now, so I snapped a couple of photos, the flare is noticeable, but not extreme...whihc in my opinion will give me what I was looking for a bit more width, but not something that is...
08-13-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,103
Posted By MAGAIVER

I also have a Checkpoint, at first I wanted a...

I also have a Checkpoint, at first I wanted a little less reach and drop and some flare so I went with the Salsa Cowchipper and liked it, a few months later I switched to the Pro Discover Big Flare...
08-03-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By Steve B.

“Car Back” in a crit. That’s just evil.

“Car Back” in a crit. That’s just evil.
08-02-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,560
Posted By ev780

Gravel new? Hardly! Original gravel bike. We rode...

Gravel new? Hardly! Original gravel bike. We rode these on gravel or we didn't ride.


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07-17-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,089
Posted By HTupolev

One of the purposes of using a smaller double is...

One of the purposes of using a smaller double is to do less front shifting, though. It basically becomes a 1x-plus-bailout.

Without using smaller rings, it's hard to get super-low bottom gears or...
06-24-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,666
Posted By shoota

What planet do you live on?!? There wasn't an...

What planet do you live on?!? There wasn't an ounce of condescending elitism from Alex in that bit. I've tried to teach my wife every year for the past five years how the TdF jerseys work and I...
06-17-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,666
Posted By Hmmm

Loved it. Well shot, well cut. Sounds like EF was...

Loved it. Well shot, well cut. Sounds like EF was there in a good way. Lots of positive feedback from riders that were there on EF's involvement.

Love these three dudes. The video made me want to...
05-31-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,252
Posted By RyanAK

Had to wait until 10 posts to post this. Last...

Had to wait until 10 posts to post this. Last Friday was an unexpected FIRST Bike Day for 4 year old Spencer. He went along with Daddy to the local Amish-owned bike shop to pick up a headset wrench....
05-29-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,252
Posted By mtbikerjohn

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one of the many versions this has been......
07-25-17, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,177
Posted By cellery

I think they are ideal for riding fast on gravel....

I think they are ideal for riding fast on gravel. Mainly I like that they are incredibly puncture resistant, setup tubeless easily, accept low 20s or high 50s pressure range and zigzags are cool...
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