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06-20-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,358
Posted By Chilepines

Excellent video showing that 11-42 works, but the...

Excellent video showing that 11-42 works, but the position of the B-screw is iffy. Adding a GoatLink made it all work perfectly.
https://bikepacking.com/gear/wide-range-grx-2x11/
06-17-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,200
Posted By thehammerdog

love the Trail Donkey. ...

love the Trail Donkey.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x500/img_0824_e2afd218b05fc3dfc7aea3addd2c01bdfdde709a.jpg
love this thing ..if only i had $$ to buy one
06-12-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,200
Posted By lifanus

Bought this bike for $95, ready to hit gravel...

Bought this bike for $95, ready to hit gravel as-is.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/a7r07448_0001_3a0ffbea38dd4b1db4fb497fdd97ebe163d8d59e.jpg
Trek 730 for $95...
06-10-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Elvo

PC1130, PC X1 (probably the best value)

PC1130, PC X1 (probably the best value)
06-09-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steve B.

With 11 or 12 speeds on the cassette, in ranges...

With 11 or 12 speeds on the cassette, in ranges of 11 to 50 tooth cogs, you get an adequate range for speed and/or climbing. You do have gaps in between cogs with large tooth difference, but...
06-09-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Jazzguitar

I'm certainly not a naysayer, and I built my...

I'm certainly not a naysayer, and I built my bike, and many others, up from scratch so I think I know a thing or two about tinkering. ;) The fact, for me, is that on my particular frame the only way...
06-09-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I am definitely not a naysayer nor a hater and...

I am definitely not a naysayer nor a hater and agree 100% especially with the part about those of us that like to tinker. Success in these endeavors does tend to require a degree of perspicacity to...
06-09-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

On what bike? Same set up will not work...

On what bike?


Same set up will not work as well on every bike, even when the group sets are identical. Wheel base, chain line, geometry and even frame size are major factors that matter and...
06-09-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By dsaul

The only acceptable color for a tire is Black.

The only acceptable color for a tire is Black.
06-08-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By pdlamb

Only thing I'd anxiously await is a big sale on...

Only thing I'd anxiously await is a big sale on black GKs after all the colors come out.
06-06-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,609
Posted By downhillmaster

Letís also not forget that the current guy canít...

Letís also not forget that the current guy canít walk up steps :thumb:
06-05-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,265
Posted By Troul

lower the psi 10-15% & see how much it...

lower the psi 10-15% & see how much it changes.
06-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,265
Posted By katsup

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on...

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on your bike (or borrow a friend's) and test ride it to see if you notice a difference. You can isolate from there.
06-05-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,265
Posted By wolfchild

If a bike shop manager couldn't find a problem...

If a bike shop manager couldn't find a problem then it's probably your imagination.
05-27-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,417
Posted By davidad

People who have seizures aren't allowed to drive....

People who have seizures aren't allowed to drive. When you are riding west in the late afternoon do you keep your eyes closed because of the sun?
Oops rule number 2.
05-27-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,417
Posted By Chuck M

That is why you want the shop you bought it from...

That is why you want the shop you bought it from to look it over. If there is damage they find from the crash, there is your documentation for the insurance claim. If they say there is no damage,...
05-26-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By Pop N Wood

I've sold all of 4 bicycles in my whole life, but...

I've sold all of 4 bicycles in my whole life, but the times I did I priced them to sell. Too much work dealing with people who never show up.
05-23-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,764
Posted By MattTheHat

I know itís a small data point but Iíve ridden...

I know itís a small data point but Iíve ridden about 25,000 miles on several disk brake bikes over the past three years. Both through axle and QR. Iíve never found the axle had loosened. For crying...
05-23-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,764
Posted By wolfchild

This only happens to people who fail to make sure...

This only happens to people who fail to make sure that their axle is tightened properly...also forks have a thing called lawyer tabs which prevents a wheel axle from coming out.
05-23-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,764
Posted By Badger6

Dude. They are on the TT bikes of many pros...

Dude.

They are on the TT bikes of many pros riding in Grand Tours, not all, but enough that it’s fair to say they aren’t a novelty.

If buying a new bike isn’t for you, fine.

The negatives of...
05-22-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,764
Posted By tomato coupe

I was wrong, this thread is no different than the...

I was wrong, this thread is no different than the others. Same old, same old.
05-21-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,764
Posted By indyfabz

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
05-09-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,883
Posted By bruce19

The TT crowd says this is also more aero.

The TT crowd says this is also more aero.
05-06-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 15,404
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I had planned to take up fishing but it was too...

I had planned to take up fishing but it was too tough. I looked at the prices of a good reel and pole then figured I'd get more product with a $1,000 bike so I decided on a bike. But I'm not a skinny...
04-24-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,321
Posted By Gresp15C

If you're as civil on the bike paths as you are...

If you're as civil on the bike paths as you are in this forum, then you should definitely warn people of your presence.
04-14-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 8,633
Posted By genejockey

I see that this year is forecast to be another...

I see that this year is forecast to be another potentially bad fire year. Great.

OTOH, I can't remember any years in the last 39 I've been living here that WEREN'T.
- No rain? Dry fuel, bad fire...
04-11-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rolla

The fastest way to kill your love of a hobby is...

The fastest way to kill your love of a hobby is to turn it into your job. But if you insist, floor sales or product rep would be the easiest way in if you're not a mechanic. Personally, I'd rather...
04-09-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,997
Posted By Kapusta

I was talking about lighter weight hiking shoes,...

I was talking about lighter weight hiking shoes, not heavy weight boots. Like my Tevas, Azolo, and Solomons.

Hiking boots for heavy loads or off trail hiking are not what the OP is looking for or...
03-29-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,367
Posted By Phil_gretz

My wife and I debated what constitutes a close...

My wife and I debated what constitutes a close pass just this weekend. We both ride on roads regularly and exclusively.

The scenario was a straight, undulating, single lane road with no shoulder....
03-28-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,367
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I recommend thicker skin.

I recommend thicker skin.
03-22-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,533
Posted By dwmckee

You are going to get lots of opinions on this but...

You are going to get lots of opinions on this but the answer really is "it depends." There are a lot of barely used bikes out there and some demos that have been ridden but still are eligible for...
03-21-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,021
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Shelby why don't you start it and be the first to...

Shelby why don't you start it and be the first to donate?
03-20-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,021
Posted By wgscott

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By MidTNBrad

How old is your bike? I have a 6800 version...

How old is your bike? I have a 6800 version Ultegra Di2 on mine and the dfly unit is ANT only, no Bluetooth. I can only connect to via a PC and a USB cable.

Edit: I re-read your post and it does...
03-16-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Bmach

The silver piece of metal is the TOOL for seating...

The silver piece of metal is the TOOL for seating and removing the electric wires for the bike. And as others have said the yellow is the spacer for the calipers.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,290
Posted By Psimet2001

I don't know where this is getting lost in...

I don't know where this is getting lost in translation or why you seem to be doubting the validity of my experience. I am starting to think you don't understand the failure I am discussing. It's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,290
Posted By Psimet2001

Honestly we have sold, built with and serviced an...

Honestly we have sold, built with and serviced an immense number of these hubs. The absolute most common failure is slipping under pressure caused by wear on the pawls in combination with "slop" in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,290
Posted By Camilo

That's exactly why I don't use abrasive whitening...

That's exactly why I don't use abrasive whitening toothpastes and don't have the hygienist polish my teeth after a cleaning. It serves no purpose other than customer satisfaction (the teeth feel so...
03-10-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By tdilf

I use what works on other bikes - no change.

I use what works on other bikes - no change.
03-09-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,533
Posted By dwmckee

I do have an update to post. The shortage could...

I do have an update to post. The shortage could easily extend into 2022 as well. Many brands are already planning 2022 production and have told dealers that they may be rationed for 2022 ordering...
03-09-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,062
Posted By Rolla

Isn't high school over by now?

Isn't high school over by now?
03-09-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,062
Posted By surak

I'm going to write something crazy, especially...

I'm going to write something crazy, especially for Bike Forums: there's no reason to pit different types of riding behavior or riding that doesn't harm anybody against one another.
03-09-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,062
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Doesn't matter. I wear what is comfortable for my...

Doesn't matter. I wear what is comfortable for my ride. I don't care what others think is pretentious, in style, fashion, just get the right tools for the job.
03-09-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,965
Posted By Eric F

I generally agree with this, but I'm finding that...

I generally agree with this, but I'm finding that the Supacaz "Oil Slick" cages can hold their own in a modern setting. Not on an all-black "stealth" bike, but I've seen a few places where these look...
03-09-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,965
Posted By John Valuk

If breaking a $70 bottle cage was a particularly...

If breaking a $70 bottle cage was a particularly memorable aspect of an at-speed crash, then maybe that's what we could call a pretty good crash.
03-04-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,457
Posted By burnthesheep

We've got guys around here (maybe gals too)...

We've got guys around here (maybe gals too) that'll take the "hero pull" not to be a hero, but to control the pace. They get on front then ease up anytime there's an uphill. If you ease up on front...
03-04-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,457
Posted By tomato coupe

And, why some people should ride solo.

And, why some people should ride solo.
03-04-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,457
Posted By friday1970

Based on my knowledge of it, Audax and...

Based on my knowledge of it, Audax and Randonnuering can be two different styles of rides. It's beem explained to me that Audax events are where riders ride as a group. Randonnuering is group or self...
03-04-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,457
Posted By Eric F

You guys are confirming why so many people prefer...

You guys are confirming why so many people prefer to ride solo :lol:
03-02-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Chris Pringle

Your CK hubs were most likely never serviced by...

Your CK hubs were most likely never serviced by either the previous owner and now you. This is why they failed. Hubs are the most important part of your wheelset. For mountain biking, a higher end...
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