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08-08-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By DarKris

“You can’t out(ride) a bad diet”

At the start of the year I made changes to my diet and constantly went back and forth with eating well and eating not so well. Six months later at the beginning of June I had somewhat of a health...
07-26-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By DarKris

My gravel bike is a 29er :D ...

My gravel bike is a 29er :D

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3850_8dd5bea69e83f0bf4818984015088b2a62551a25.jpg

Actually fun fact I used to only want a gravel...
07-02-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By DarKris

Close - I settled on 32 psi front and 37 psi...

Close - I settled on 32 psi front and 37 psi rear. I’m actually pretty heavy (~355 lbs) so that’s as low as I’d want to go.



It is fun for sure! For now however I just got my other rear tire in...
07-01-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By DarKris

Gravel “Mullet” Bike..... The OTHER Mullet

Not the 10-50t cassette w. MTB derailleur mullet, but the 29er front, 27.5 rear mullet:

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06-20-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By DarKris

Slightly off topic but both of my gravel...

Slightly off topic but both of my gravel "specific" bikes are now set up with the bars just about level with the saddle. It's a comfort thing and it allows me to actually run the drops without...
05-29-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By DarKris

Maxxis Rambler 700x45mm Roll well on pavement in...

Maxxis Rambler 700x45mm Roll well on pavement in my experience
05-23-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,567
Posted By DarKris

That’s fine. Maybe if more people did long term...

That’s fine. Maybe if more people did long term reviews on more budget friendly bikes like this, then there would be more talk.
05-23-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,567
Posted By DarKris

Like I said it’s not something that affects me in...

Like I said it’s not something that affects me in a way where I cannot ride the bike. And honestly it doesn’t bother me at all nor does it’s existence offend me in any sort of way. It’s very...
05-15-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By DarKris

Giant Toughroad 650b Setup

Running Maxxis Ikon 2.2s Skinwall tires.

Currently have them on a 21mm Internal rim with tubes. Once I'm able to get my tubeless wheel rebuilt I plan on having those on here.

Paired with the...
02-09-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,245
Posted By DarKris

Since I didn’t see much input for the Revolt I...

Since I didn’t see much input for the Revolt I thought I’d add some since I own the Revolt 2:

The BB is in fact threaded not press fit (the square tapered crankset was a big red flag)
Tire...
01-03-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 668,486
Posted By DarKris

My Revolt fitted with 700 x 48mm Ground Controls....

My Revolt fitted with 700 x 48mm Ground Controls. Basically the biggest tire that fits in this bike. Also going to GRX 1x11, but I got impatient so it’s 1x9 right now 😁

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12-28-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,567
Posted By DarKris

So I did some more tire testing however this time...

So I did some more tire testing however this time I finally decided to test my 29 x 1.9” Specialized Ground control tires on the stock rims. Here are the results:

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11-29-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 157,763
Posted By DarKris

Ok *hopefully* I am finished with Looking for...

Ok *hopefully* I am finished with Looking for 27.5“ tires that fit my bike. Running the rear at 35 PSI and the front at 30 PSI. Really fun setup 😬

...
11-23-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,551
Posted By DarKris

Sweet looking bike. I have the Revolt 2 Aluxx...

Sweet looking bike. I have the Revolt 2 Aluxx model and I couldn’t be happier with it. I’d imagine the carbon model would be lighter and responsive but equally as fun.

Do keep us posted on the...
11-18-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,567
Posted By DarKris

Update: got my 650b wheels in. They’re 30mm wide...

Update: got my 650b wheels in. They’re 30mm wide internally and the 1.9 Gravelking SKs measures around 52mm at 40-45PSI. Should probably stretch a bit but even so the clearance is phenomenal.
...
11-13-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 157,763
Posted By DarKris

Welp, thanks for the recommendation. I got these...

Welp, thanks for the recommendation. I got these Mercury Ryde Edge M30 650B wheels for under $275 + Shipping. And 12x100mm front hub
...
11-01-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,567
Posted By DarKris

Yeah I was looking into that too. I already put...

Yeah I was looking into that too. I already put half down at one of my LBS. I’m having them change out the stem and they’re gonna order the D-Fuse handlebars, which I really liked when I tried the...
09-22-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 668,486
Posted By DarKris

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Updated Toughroad SLR GX. Full hydro levers, better...
09-16-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,997
Posted By DarKris

I got the Poseidon X because it had quick...

I got the Poseidon X because it had quick release, as well as tire clearance. My Nashbar has QR and I have a 700c and 650b wheelset.



Sure do. Currently at the LBS getting the Conduct system...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-29-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,606
Posted By DarKris

Frame bag does it's job so it's nice. Pedals...

Frame bag does it's job so it's nice.

Pedals are the Pedaling Innovations Catalyst. They were the only pedal long enough to really support my size 14 1/2 feet, though the Crankbros Stamp 1 Large...
03-02-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,721
Posted By DarKris

Buying the Hellga + Parts: I submitted an...

Buying the Hellga + Parts:

I submitted an offer for the Hellga for $800 which was $190 less than it's original listing price. I received an offer for $825, and after not finding anything better...
05-27-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 668,486
Posted By DarKris

Giant Toughroad SLR GX 1 😬 Just picked it up...

Giant Toughroad SLR GX 1 😬
Just picked it up today:
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