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Forum: Touring
03-21-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,208
Posted By MattTheHat

Three pages in and nobody has mentioned the best...

Three pages in and nobody has mentioned the best defense against the jackelope, which is the clampoon. Not easily carried on a bicycle. I'm surprised a telescoping version hasn't come to market.
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03-21-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By MattTheHat

We have four seasons here in North Texas too....

We have four seasons here in North Texas too. It's just that three of them happen in the same month. :)

-Matt
03-21-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By MattTheHat

What? Nonsense! -Matt

What? Nonsense!

-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By MattTheHat

Grand Prix 5000 Tubeless

Ordered from Chain Reaction and arrived in 2 days. The fragrance is awesome...like Discount Tire. :)

These are the 32mm flavor. It's going to pain me waiting for the weekend to install them. Maybe...
03-19-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By MattTheHat

I'm going to go out on a limb and answer to save...

I'm going to go out on a limb and answer to save the cost of the frame?

-Matt
03-19-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,434
Posted By MattTheHat

PM me...we can work something out. :lol: ...

PM me...we can work something out. :lol:

-Matt
03-19-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,120
Posted By MattTheHat

I now have about 2200 miles on these tires. The...

I now have about 2200 miles on these tires. The front looks almost new and the rear really doesn't show much wear, either. The rear tires has at least 5 would-be punctures in it, but it doesn't lose...
03-19-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,434
Posted By MattTheHat

After following this thread with much interest...

After following this thread with much interest and with the consumption of no small amount of popcorn :popcorn I believe I've figured it out. The OP is almost certainly the guy from the Liberty...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 14,673
Posted By MattTheHat

Thanks, Trek. (Putting money back in wallet) ...

Thanks, Trek. (Putting money back in wallet)


-Matt
Forum: Touring
03-19-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,208
Posted By MattTheHat

All you can do is choke them out. That guy in...

All you can do is choke them out. That guy in Colorado who choked the mountain lion was almost certainly just training for a bicycling tour of the Southwest during chupacabra season.

-Matt
Forum: Touring
03-19-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,208
Posted By MattTheHat

What kind of self-respecting outdoorsman worries...

What kind of self-respecting outdoorsman worries about jackelopes or snipes? The real danger is from chupacabres.


-Matt
03-19-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,967
Posted By MattTheHat

03/06 - 24.7 miles 03/07 - 21.9 miles 03/08 -...

03/06 - 24.7 miles
03/07 - 21.9 miles
03/08 - 30.6 miles
03/10 - 42.8 miles
03/11 - 10.7 miles
03/12 - 22.4 miles
03/16 - 26.7 miles
03/17 - 36.5 miles
03/19 - 39.3 miles
03/20 - 26.3 miles
03-18-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,385
Posted By MattTheHat

The rear derailleur is removable. Here's a link...

The rear derailleur is removable. Here's a link (https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/supercycle-krossroads-men-s-hybrid-bike-700c-0711702p.html). If you use the zoom tool you can almost zoom it big...
03-18-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,967
Posted By MattTheHat

03/06 - 24.7 miles 03/07 - 21.9 miles 03/08 -...

03/06 - 24.7 miles
03/07 - 21.9 miles
03/08 - 30.6 miles
03/10 - 42.8 miles
03/11 - 10.7 miles
03/12 - 22.4 miles
03/16 - 26.7 miles
03/17 - 36.5 miles

MTD: 216.3 miles
03-15-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By MattTheHat

That seems like a pretty good deal to me! Keep us...

That seems like a pretty good deal to me! Keep us posted on how they work out.


-Matt
03-14-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By MattTheHat

Maybe that's what Trek's going to announce next...

Maybe that's what Trek's going to announce next Tuesday. :)

-Matt
03-14-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,400
Posted By MattTheHat

It's to protect a bridge that isn't load-rated...

It's to protect a bridge that isn't load-rated for an automobile.


-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 258,257
Posted By MattTheHat

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About 18 miles into my ride this morning. Not much of a body of water...just a...
03-11-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,967
Posted By MattTheHat

03/06 - 24.7 miles 03/07 - 21.9 miles 03/08 -...

03/06 - 24.7 miles
03/07 - 21.9 miles
03/08 - 30.6 miles
03/10 - 42.8 miles
03/11 - 10.7 miles
03/12 - 22.4 miles

MTD: 153.2
GOAL: 450 miles
03-08-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By MattTheHat

As an off-road dirt bike rider for well over 40...

As an off-road dirt bike rider for well over 40 years, I can say that wheelieing is a truly important skill. Not essential, but very, very helpful. I don't ride a bicycle off road much, but it seems...
03-08-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,967
Posted By MattTheHat

You are correct, sir. I know this because I was...

You are correct, sir. I know this because I was plagued by gnats in several areas along my ride this morning. These are not normal gnats, they're jumbo, Texas-sized, free range, farm raised gnats the...
03-08-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,967
Posted By MattTheHat

03/06 - 24.7 miles 03/07 - 21.9 miles 03/08 -...

03/06 - 24.7 miles
03/07 - 21.9 miles
03/08 - 30.6 miles

MTD: 77.2 miles
GOAL: 450 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 14,673
Posted By MattTheHat

Oh, absolutely. I was going to mention that for...

Oh, absolutely. I was going to mention that for best aerodynamics, the brakes could be eliminated all together in favor of the feets. But I was afraid my post would be mentioned in the Advocacy and...
Forum: Touring
03-07-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 792
Posted By MattTheHat

So almost twice as many annual deaths in the US...

So almost twice as many annual deaths in the US than those caused by lightning strikes. I don't worry about bees, but then again I'm not allergic to bee stings. Lightning? I'm definitely allergic to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 14,673
Posted By MattTheHat

I prefer the disk brake version, though the rear...

I prefer the disk brake version, though the rear caliper and disk really should be on the other side. Can you imagine the horrible balance issues having all that weight on the same side of the bike?...
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