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10-15-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 517
Posted By mstateglfr

That bike may work perfectly for what you need,...

That bike may work perfectly for what you need, but just some things to consider-

132.5mm spacing is not common now. Itll fit 130 road or 135 mtb hubs, but it isnt common.
Fixed derailleur...
10-13-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,750
Posted By mstateglfr

I honestly dont understand what issue you have...

I honestly dont understand what issue you have with anything ive posted. You continue to just draw conclusions and then comment on the conclusions you drew.

- I am OK with you disagreeing with my...
10-13-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,750
Posted By mstateglfr

I am not wanting to argue anything. Its a thread...

I am not wanting to argue anything. Its a thread about woefully designed/built/marketed bikes and I commented that the designers and marketers deserve criticism. That is also what you said- those...
10-13-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,750
Posted By mstateglfr

What I posted in this thread that is related to...

What I posted in this thread that is related to the topic is exactly what you say is fair game. Yet you get all worked up and chastise me for...I am really still not sure what I did that was worth...
10-13-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By mstateglfr

That bike looks like one of the short lived 'LD'...

That bike looks like one of the short lived 'LD' sleeve lug frames from '88ish. The tubing was larger than traditional steel tubes at the time and tubes were brazed to internal lugged sleeves and...
10-12-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,803
Posted By mstateglfr

They will continue to become more complicated. I...

They will continue to become more complicated. I will be continue to become more dejected.

The simplicity is in part what makes then so appealing. Otherwise I would just own a motorcycle or...
10-12-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,750
Posted By mstateglfr

Then say so. No need to say it to me though,...

Then say so.
No need to say it to me though, since I havent even commented on the bikes or ad pics to this point.


Ill toss my opinion in, since you are for some reason quoting me and poking...
10-12-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,169
Posted By mstateglfr

Yeah. The vast majority build with steel or...

Yeah. The vast majority build with steel or titanium. You then have a handful that use carbon and a handful of aluminum too.
10-12-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 622
Posted By mstateglfr

Just teach people to look first. Thats all the...

Just teach people to look first. Thats all the dutch reach thing is, right?...its a habit some people do.
10-12-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,169
Posted By mstateglfr

That is about as purpose built for what you want...

That is about as purpose built for what you want and how you use a bike as you can get. I hadnt heard of that brand- local builders using aluminum are relatively rare. Very neat build.
10-11-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,337
Posted By mstateglfr

It's awful that people needed to go to a homeless...

It's awful that people needed to go to a homeless area by a bridge to talk to a person about how their significant other had died.

Perhaps the author is clouded in their recollection of the...
10-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,337
Posted By mstateglfr

I bet the cyclist wouldnt have told the group...

I bet the cyclist wouldnt have told the group standing around to get off the path if it were an injured cyclist and 2 EMTs. That is because it is an obviously different scenario and social behavior...
10-11-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 716
Posted By mstateglfr

I havent noticed this to be accurate around me,...

I havent noticed this to be accurate around me, or on forums.
I cant even keep count of how many people I ride with who have carbon road bikes with 32mm tires now. Some have 35 and even 38mm...
10-11-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,750
Posted By mstateglfr

There is nothing you are supposed to do. If you...

There is nothing you are supposed to do. If you find it to be comical, absurd, goofy, etc- then say so. If you find it to be legit, valuable, good, etc- then say so.
10-11-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,337
Posted By mstateglfr

This Yahoo article is hopefully the dumbest thing...

This Yahoo article is hopefully the dumbest thing I read all week.


- Huddled against the metal barrier, obstructing one of the two lanes of bike path, we listened while he told us the events...
10-11-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 484
Posted By mstateglfr

Yup, an easily loosened strap is super annoying...

Yup, an easily loosened strap is super annoying on an expensive helmet when cheaper helmets dont have the issue.

One of my helmets, a Met Rivale MIPS, has a chin strap that is actually intended...
10-11-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 423
Posted By mstateglfr

Yeah, I rode on Saturday during the Iowa - Penn...

Yeah, I rode on Saturday during the Iowa - Penn State game. It was a half pavement half gravel ride and traffic was super low. It was really noticeable. I rode past a sports complex with about 6...
10-07-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By mstateglfr

To begin- of course you could sell the bike right...

To begin- of course you could sell the bike right now. Just say- 'the little rubber caps will need to be adjusted.' to whoever wants to buy it.

As for the rubber dust seals- I replaced one on one...
10-07-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By mstateglfr

The bike's dropout spacing is wider than the...

The bike's dropout spacing is wider than the axle? If so, then 1- thats for sure not what is commonly seen and 2- fix it. Either use the proper width hub or coldset the dropouts to the proper...
10-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,696
Posted By mstateglfr

Its like obscenity- hard to define, but you know...

Its like obscenity- hard to define, but you know it when you see it. Just look in a mirror.
10-06-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting. I have three Brooks C17 saddles and...

Interesting. I have three Brooks C17 saddles and one C17 Women's saddle and cant tell the difference. The women's saddle is actually the one Ive had the longest- Amazon delivered it instead of a...
10-06-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,036
Posted By mstateglfr

Chump. I have never coasted, much less soft...

Chump.
I have never coasted, much less soft pedaled, in my life. You go all out every time out or stay home!***
10-05-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By mstateglfr

I believe that yes 27" is it is a universal...

I believe that yes 27" is it is a universal measurement so if a tire says 27" then it will fit. But to be safe you can reference the ISO and in this case it is ISO 630 and that aligns with what a 27...
10-05-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By mstateglfr

cool bike- your front derailler cable shouldnt be...

cool bike- your front derailler cable shouldnt be so long and dangly after the pinch bolt. It should route under the plastic cap that sits atop the front derailleur and that cap routes the cable out...
10-05-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,305
Posted By mstateglfr

I see frame armor on carbon DH and even gravel...

I see frame armor on carbon DH and even gravel bikes. Its usually placed on the underside of the downtube, the chinstays, the bottom bracket, etc. Maybe invest in some of that to help deflect...
10-04-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,048
Posted By mstateglfr

Is it good to see that? I quick scrolled thru...

Is it good to see that? I quick scrolled thru the top 15 reviews and 2/3 of em are 1 star.
There is no chance that bike is designed or built to endure actual mountain biking.

Anyone ignorant...
10-04-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/continenta...

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/continental-gatorskin-27-inch-road-tire

I get a flat once every couple years so riding on frozen garden hoses isnt what I call fun, but these certainly are...
10-04-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,761
Posted By mstateglfr

The answer is 7. They tolerate those types of...

The answer is 7. They tolerate those types of falls 7.
10-03-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,945
Posted By mstateglfr

I believe you.

I believe you.
10-03-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,064
Posted By mstateglfr

I love bf. A thread about how to plug up some...

I love bf. A thread about how to plug up some brazen holes has reached a 2nd page.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By mstateglfr

Fairlight Strael 3.0 Ritchey Road Logic ...

Fairlight Strael 3.0
Ritchey Road Logic
Breadwinner B-Road

If I hadn't taken a frame class a few years ago and built a road frame, I would for sure have the Fairlight Strael 3.0.
And if I...
10-01-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,133
Posted By mstateglfr

Hang on here. There should be an absolute ban on...

Hang on here. There should be an absolute ban on you criticizing anyone over their plans to update/upgrade an entry level bike. You flooded this forum with ignorant claims, posed as facts, about...
10-01-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By mstateglfr

What it is, is the ultimate troll job. Brand...

What it is, is the ultimate troll job. Brand marketers wanted to mess with cyclists for decades to come, so they made up a tubing logo and slapped it on frames. Those guys had some real twisted...
09-30-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By mstateglfr

If you are in a position to buy 12sp Di2, Boyd...

If you are in a position to buy 12sp Di2, Boyd wheels, etc- just buy everything and keep riding your current bike while you wait. Sure, you will have some wheels and a component or two early and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 685
Posted By mstateglfr

I feel the same about myself after responding. I...

I feel the same about myself after responding. I saw nobody else had and thought it would help to point out the fact that those are different bikes. There was no reason to let the conversation...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 685
Posted By mstateglfr

Do you actually know what is for sale? Those are...

Do you actually know what is for sale? Those are 2 different bikes.

The Giant road bike has STI drop bar shifters.
Then there is another bike that has flatbar Revoshift. I assume the bike...
09-29-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By mstateglfr

I had a DB TG for a short while- it was 105, so...

I had a DB TG for a short while- it was 105, so maybe it was a Master? Either way, its the same frame as the Expert.
That frame always felt incredibly stiff and not light- so identical to what...
09-29-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By mstateglfr

Nice refurb. My first quality road bike was an...

Nice refurb.
My first quality road bike was an '87 912. I loved that thing- definitely not the lightest, but it was plenty stiff and the geometry made for easy steering. I eventually updated it...
09-29-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,578,027
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/498x231/will_ferrell_old_school_08c9bd139aa993599c0a3e2c7e5e603932489f96.gif
its back.
09-29-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7,222
Views: 2,905,921
Posted By mstateglfr

No race that I have been in or read about has...

No race that I have been in or read about has limited the style of bicycle. The only rule has been you must pedal fully under your own power- so no e-assist.

There are often times separate...
09-28-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,945
Posted By mstateglfr

These threads are always fun to read. I'll...

These threads are always fun to read.

I'll wear some mtb shorts with compressions under if I'm riding with my youngest because we don't ride more than 20mi and average like 10mph.
Any...
09-28-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,064
Posted By mstateglfr

I can't think of a better way to plug the holes...

I can't think of a better way to plug the holes than to use m5 bolts that were made to go into the holes.
Buy stainless steel bolts that have a buttonhead. They are a lower profile to eliminate...
09-27-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 876
Posted By mstateglfr

Undo the pinch bolt so the cable is released from...

Undo the pinch bolt so the cable is released from the derailleur and its a lot easier to determine. You can then figure out if its the shifter or not.
The derailleur should easily pivot with...
09-27-21, 07:01 AM
09-26-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,799
Posted By mstateglfr

Very few vintage mtb drop bar conversions look...

Very few vintage mtb drop bar conversions look good. Most look exactly how you would expect- kludges.
They can be neat and creative projects, even if they don't look great.
The ones that do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,770
Posted By mstateglfr

What's the Taiwan forging factory? I would be...

What's the Taiwan forging factory? I would be interested in a quality crankset for $90.
09-25-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 558
Posted By mstateglfr

Whats it matter what you are shopping for?...this...

Whats it matter what you are shopping for?...this thread is about one kid buying another's bike.

The Trek is really entry level the price sounds fine, and it's it's one I would select without...
09-24-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By mstateglfr

Your are about to spend over $10,000 and you are...

Your are about to spend over $10,000 and you are working with an unknown retailer instead of a local shop you know well because of a lack of discount? It's a bike over $10k...I wouldn't think cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,770
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,770
Posted By mstateglfr

Whaaaat? Nah, that can't be correct since you...

Whaaaat? Nah, that can't be correct since you have claimed you are an expert at frame geometry and bike fit.

It's almost as if you have had little to no idea about what youve claimed over the...
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