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12-28-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By John Redcorn

Thanks you all, I've got the new ones pinned...

Thanks you all, I've got the new ones pinned together and not losing one again. Out of literally thousands of times of putting front-wheel-less bike in/taking out of car I've only had a pad fall out...
12-27-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By John Redcorn

Amazon pads for tektro discs came with cotter pins?

I'm just guessing these are for pinning the ears of the 2 pads together where they stick out of the caliper?

If so I wonder why my bike didn't come like this? Bought new pads because I lost a pad...
02-16-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,122
Posted By John Redcorn

Thanks you all lot of good suggestions here, I...

Thanks you all lot of good suggestions here, I especially like the map with all the trails on it.

Was hoping to be on the road now but we have an emergency firewall firmware upgrade happening...
02-15-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,122
Posted By John Redcorn

City with lots of good paved trails in TX, KS, MO, AR?

I'm in tulsa and love the trails here but I'm alone for a long weekend and pretty depressed over a breakup (on valentine's no less)

I'm thinking I maybe want to get away but probably not more than...
02-02-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,843
Posted By John Redcorn

I bought my oldest daughter her 1st real LBS bike...

I bought my oldest daughter her 1st real LBS bike for Christmas (Fuji Silhouette) LBS installed a kickstand. I took it off because I didn't want her relying on it and the expensive (to us) bike comes...
01-03-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By John Redcorn

Why my new 700x47 tires so much smaller than old 700x48/29x1.9 and tubes too big?

I have had Geax Evolution II tires labeled 29x1.9 and in a smaller label on them 48-622, they are worn out, my new tires Continental Ridetour came in last night they are labeled 47-622 and in a...
12-29-17, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,755
Posted By John Redcorn

I've tried free vers of this on android a few...

I've tried free vers of this on android a few rides after I lost my wheel magnet until I got a new one. I liked that I could turn off the screen since the phone will be in my bag I just want data...
04-21-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,540
Posted By John Redcorn

does cycling hills count as hiit?

does cycling up a bunch of rolling hills count as hiit?

The hills take a minute or less to get up and if I give it the juice trying to maintain speed or even go faster I'm pretty out of breath at...
03-08-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,789
Posted By John Redcorn

lol you've got a point, I didn't even think to...

lol you've got a point, I didn't even think to ask them about color just based on my assumption you couldn't pick from seeing the fuji website. I supposed even if no choice like I thought they may...
03-08-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,789
Posted By John Redcorn

The shop here doesn't have it, would have to...

The shop here doesn't have it, would have to order and as far as I can tell from looking at Fuji website it seems they don't offer you a choice for color like others do.
03-08-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,789
Posted By John Redcorn

drive 8hr round trip to perf bike because of paint color+groupset, crazy?

I'm really wanting my 1st road bike and I have oneitis, well severalitis for a few models.

One is the Fuji Sportif 1.3, I can get it in town for $1070 but I'm not crazy about the bright red color....
02-23-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 307,856
Posted By John Redcorn

It's raining and too cold to ride today what...

It's raining and too cold to ride today what should I do at the gym at lunch? they have all kinds of cardio stuff I've never used.

I think a stationary bike is about the last thing from my mind,...
02-11-15, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By John Redcorn

frayed cable-ends? new caps? solder?

I have 3 frayed, 2 badly. F-derailleur + r-brake due to no-helmet-impact-dazed careless adjusting minutes after a wreck and the caps got vanished, not sure how my r-derailleur got like that. (and...
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02-11-15, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By John Redcorn

8, 10 or diesel? I'm a GM guy but really like the...

8, 10 or diesel? I'm a GM guy but really like the way those looked, I wish GM made their own suburban+ sized suv with an available diesel.

Hope you were on some soft ground/snow, I don't know for...
02-11-15, 08:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,152
Posted By John Redcorn

My kids like little ceasers PSOs and like that I...

My kids like little ceasers PSOs and like that I can get one on the table in 10 mins or less (by car, would love to bike but have no rack and I don't bike on busy streets) I like that my little...
12-01-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By John Redcorn

Good thing the bear didn't have a bike: ...

Good thing the bear didn't have a bike:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdWwd-6qgJQ
11-27-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,906
Posted By John Redcorn

Nah you got gears on your bikes. Get a fixie and...

Nah you got gears on your bikes. Get a fixie and an earflap hat, ditch the helmet and we may be talking.
11-25-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,723
Posted By John Redcorn

I really really don't believe. I work IT though,...

I really really don't believe. I work IT though, not a physician.

I read something I think in an Arnold or Joe Weider lifting book about how HS football coaches would have their guys do squats...
11-25-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,466
Posted By John Redcorn

Feels good. Looks good. (took me an...

Feels good. Looks good.

(took me an embarrassingly long time with a pocket-knife and some needle-noses to get dork disks off of my 2 bikes. Still got reflectors though)
11-25-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,015
Posted By John Redcorn

I'm not a weight-weenie, my DS bike + me weigh...

I'm not a weight-weenie, my DS bike + me weigh 250 and the 2 or so pounds the suspension fork adds is less than 1% of the total package so I really don't care. But I changed my tires from 700x38...
11-23-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,326
Posted By John Redcorn

Still are. Friend of mine is a machinist who has...

Still are. Friend of mine is a machinist who has 3-phase in his garage for a mill a lathe and some other stuff. I was surprised as hell to see the lathe had a stapled leather belt between the motor...
11-22-14, 01:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,932
Posted By John Redcorn

I've never had the need with the 20ish or less...

I've never had the need with the 20ish or less mile rides I do and know in my head every turn but why not a usb power-pack in your bag with a nicely colored charging cable permanently fastened to the...
11-20-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By John Redcorn

Only white SJWs would care and say anything about...

Only white SJWs would care and say anything about it.
11-17-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By John Redcorn

Wife has a walgoose it has plastic brake levers,...

Wife has a walgoose it has plastic brake levers, kinda scary but for as much as she rides that's about the only thing I really would change for her. Every bike I've seen at wmart has plastic levers....
11-17-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,296
Posted By John Redcorn

Gonna make a kickstarter to get bono some skis,...

Gonna make a kickstarter to get bono some skis, motorcycles and base-jumping gear for christmas.
11-15-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,742
Posted By John Redcorn

Any actual vegan would long-ago know the answer...

Any actual vegan would long-ago know the answer to the question w/o posting (vegan socks? really? you don't have a clue on that yet?) but at the same time, any actual/supposed vegan can't resist the...
11-13-14, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,854
Posted By John Redcorn

I've always wanted to ride some kind of 'bent and...

I've always wanted to ride some kind of 'bent and maybe have one of my own later on, but having never rode one, I'd think it'd be scary to see/be seen so much less being so much lower. I think I...
11-13-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,932
Posted By John Redcorn

Been wanting a mirror for months but not...

Been wanting a mirror for months but not necessarily on my bike, been thinking about a helmet or glasses mirror or a little button mirror that sticks to the inside of sunglasses. I just don't know...
11-11-14, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By John Redcorn

Even when I was looking at $500-600 hybrids none...

Even when I was looking at $500-600 hybrids none had reflectors/dork disc in the pics.

I saw an aero carbon felt bike on the back of a wrangler by my house that had a dork disc and like 9 inch...
11-05-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By John Redcorn

They're a lot of times pretty cat-like silent. In...

They're a lot of times pretty cat-like silent. In the dead of winter no wind I was up in a friend's stand 8 feet up and one was below me munching on stuff for who knows how long before I saw her for...
11-05-14, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,864
Posted By John Redcorn

I was looking on amazon at new pedals a weekish...

I was looking on amazon at new pedals a weekish ago and saw these, thought they looked awesome and were exactly what I wanted. I just couldn't do the price though.

I ended up with wellgo ones of...
11-04-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By John Redcorn

Scissor-lift? Or did someone carry up a ladder? ...

Scissor-lift? Or did someone carry up a ladder?

Did someone get it down for you at least?
11-03-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,105
Posted By John Redcorn

Yeah I've known about 36ers for about 2 minutes...

Yeah I've known about 36ers for about 2 minutes now and already have one on my mental wish-list.
10-30-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,643
Posted By John Redcorn

Yep stock rims. This is the 1st time I've...

Yep stock rims.

This is the 1st time I've pulled a tire off since I was a kid, I couldn't get it and had to drive to walmart to get tire levers. Glad I didn't have a flat before that. I guess...
10-29-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,399
Views: 2,164,722
Posted By John Redcorn

Just took this pic today with the new 29er tires...

Just took this pic today with the new 29er tires on. Crosstrail Disc 2014 probably over 30 pounds, it could be sorta fast with the right rider but I'm not really into fast. Love it.
...
10-29-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,643
Posted By John Redcorn

bump, in case any one in the future has the same...

bump, in case any one in the future has the same question, I just bought some Geax 29x1.9 tires and put them on. I took the gamble knowing they'd *probably* fit and were much cheaper than I was...
10-29-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,237
Posted By John Redcorn

I mean, will one side default to being up when...

I mean, will one side default to being up when your foot's not on it.

Regular platform or regular clipless you don't care because it's always going to be the "right" side but do you have to fumble...
10-28-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,237
Posted By John Redcorn

I just bought some new pedals (platforms) but was...

I just bought some new pedals (platforms) but was considering these since they were the same price and would be there the day I decide I might go clipless.

But what stopped me is not knowing which...
10-25-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By John Redcorn

700x38 change to 29x1.9/700x48, Do I need new tubes?

I just ordered some 29x1.9 geax evolution II tires for my '14 crosstrail disc, came with 700x38 tires. I just wanted a bit bigger.

When I bought the bike I bought a spare tube, specialized brand,...
10-12-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By John Redcorn

My DB has twisties and I remember really liking...

My DB has twisties and I remember really liking them compared the the thumb friction shifters my last bso mtb as a kid had. They shifted just fine but now I have triggers on new bike and they're...
10-11-14, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By John Redcorn

Just some wax can make some smallish stuff...

Just some wax can make some smallish stuff disappear on metallic paint on car in my experience, would assume bikes too.

I thought my new bike's flat black was soooo cool looking but now realizing...
10-11-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,589
Posted By John Redcorn

I don't think a recumbent is anything I'd be in...

I don't think a recumbent is anything I'd be in to now, but I do want to try one sometime and that is a cool-looking one. It looks like the chain is going through like 2 feet of tube ahead of the...
10-09-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 831
Posted By John Redcorn

Also american pints of liquor at the store (not...

Also american pints of liquor at the store (not beer at a bar) aren't even an American pint, they're 375ml which = about 12.7 floz.
10-02-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,372
Posted By John Redcorn

I think this is the one I bought in hopes of...

I think this is the one I bought in hopes of never using but having if I need to. I tried it that day by deflating a 26er tire and getting it up to 30 psi in a pretty decent time before switching to...
09-27-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,770
Posted By John Redcorn

Even if they could "fit" throught spokes you'd...

Even if they could "fit" throught spokes you'd think they'd quickly get knocked out of the way but, dang, i guess it is a real thing. also this:...
09-27-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,770
Posted By John Redcorn

Squirrel jumping through spokes actually a danger?

I saw a freshly-ran-over squirrel on bike trail yesterday (700x25 or less I'd guess) and it reminded me of posts I'd seen here about a danger of them instead of getting ran over, jumping though your...
09-25-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,643
Posted By John Redcorn

I saw this guy: Pics of My new Specialized...

I saw this guy: Pics of My new Specialized Crosstrail 29er (http://forums.mtbr.com/29er-bikes/pics-my-new-specialized-crosstrail-29er-568165.html)

Has a 2010 model with 29x2 I wonder if I could do...
09-25-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By John Redcorn

Does everything in Japan involve anime-girls in...

Does everything in Japan involve anime-girls in some way?
09-22-14, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By John Redcorn

If you look at his 1st pic w/o bikes the rack...

If you look at his 1st pic w/o bikes the rack only touches the window in the spots that have foam pipe insulation type stuff around it. Car windows are pretty tough and that insulation should handle...
09-21-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,671
Posted By John Redcorn

Agreed here too, I ride a crosstrail and know...

Agreed here too, I ride a crosstrail and know I'll never be as fast as roadies but I ride solo or with my 10 year old for fitness and fun and really never more than 20 miles. I like sitting up and...
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