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07-23-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By c_bake

120mm Fork recommendations

I have a 2015 Epic 29 and I'm considering upgrading the fork to 120mm. The choices are pretty simple but what I'm most concerned is offset and what works best for the Epic. I'm pretty sure the Epic...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-06-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,373
Posted By c_bake

Nope, no post mounted rack. The bag is a size...

Nope, no post mounted rack. The bag is a size medium Apidura bag. Can't get any more sturdy, very well made and no side to side swing.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-06-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,373
Posted By c_bake

Fatpacking the White Rim--2 days 137 miles ...

Fatpacking the White Rim--2 days 137 miles

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11-17-17, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By c_bake

Altering geometry by replacing the fork

I want to replace the rigid Fork on my Monocog with. Vassago Odis.
The stock Fork on my bike has a 39 degree rake or offset and the Odis has a 43 degree offset.
My question is how will this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,253
Posted By c_bake

2010 Force Strava says I have 53k miles on it....

2010 Force
Strava says I have 53k miles on it. Who knows how many hours but I've never had a problem with it
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,932
Posted By c_bake

The "new school" Gran Criterium is being made in...

The "new school" Gran Criterium is being made in California with limited production run. The bike is signed by the original Masi painter and comes with a Masi kit. The bike is actually very nice and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,566
Posted By c_bake

No carbon bars for me..what's the benefit of...

No carbon bars for me..what's the benefit of them? Vibration damping can be overcome with certain bar tape or even a layer under the bar tape, yeah? I have a nice set of Aluminum FSA Wing Pro's that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,413
Posted By c_bake

shoota Yeah it was sketchy coming back down and I...

shoota Yeah it was sketchy coming back down and I doubt I would descend it again unless I was on a MTB or at least 32s. The alternate way back down is Trail Ridge Road (Rocky Mountain National Park)...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,413
Posted By c_bake

I've ridden some pretty tough single track, fire...

I've ridden some pretty tough single track, fire roads etc on 25's. I really enjoy riding gravel through the the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Less traffic and the scenery is amazing. Here are a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,439
Posted By c_bake

I never wash my bike. However, I do look forward...

I never wash my bike. However, I do look forward to Spring when it thaws out.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-16, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3,461
Views: 96,070
Posted By c_bake

LesterOfPuppets jtaylor996 Here is my 1975...

LesterOfPuppets jtaylor996 Here is my 1975 Viner. Columbus SL tubing with a 53/42 and a 14/21. Love the way it rides but I have to be pretty selective about what hills I want to ride here in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3,461
Views: 96,070
Posted By c_bake

LAJ patentcad Thanks! The fast pace kept the...

LAJ patentcad Thanks! The fast pace kept the blood flowing pretty well and kept the mind from thinking about the numb fingers! It was a great ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 74,496
Posted By c_bake

LAJ, lol yeah I get it! (My girlfriend doesn't...

LAJ, lol yeah I get it! (My girlfriend doesn't though)
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 74,496
Posted By c_bake

LAJ Seeing that beautiful Wheelhouse this dirty...

LAJ Seeing that beautiful Wheelhouse this dirty makes me cringe. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,460
Posted By c_bake

Saturday 45 miles in a snow showers on my 76...

Saturday 45 miles in a snow showers on my 76 Viner
Sunday climb up to the Flagstaff Amphitheater in Boulder. Short but sweet with nice views.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,930
Posted By c_bake

I personally cannot give you feedback on November...

I personally cannot give you feedback on November products but I do ride with someone that has the Wheelhouse frame. He's had it for a couple years now and has great things to say about it. It's a...
11-30-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19,035
Views: 2,360,173
Posted By c_bake

A gorgeous 63 mile round trip out to Boulder on...

A gorgeous 63 mile round trip out to Boulder on my mid 70's Viner. Temps in the mid 20's but no wind to speak of made for a pleasant ride.

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By c_bake

Nice riding! It always amazes that there is...

Nice riding!
It always amazes that there is usually one person riding a single speed on some pretty hard double centuries. Crazy!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-15, 07:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,440
Posted By c_bake

2007 Kestrel Evoke. I bought it as a frame set...

2007 Kestrel Evoke. I bought it as a frame set from Bikesdirect in a group buy here on Bike Forums back in 2007 and built it up myself. The quality of the frame was excellent but it was one size too...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By c_bake

I rode 7 double centuries this past summer and a...

I rode 7 double centuries this past summer and a couple 400 and 600K Brevets. Sun up to sun down I was able to get approximately 275 miles. We decided to ride the entire 600K straight through and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,412
Posted By c_bake

Here is what I use. I bought a ZTE Rapido Z932L ...

Here is what I use. I bought a ZTE Rapido Z932L (http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-ZTE-Rapido-Z932L-LTE-Prepaid-Smartphone/39322439)no contract smartphone from Walmart for $99.

It has no...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-15, 10:16 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,300
Posted By c_bake

Haha then it would have been worth the risk and I...

Haha then it would have been worth the risk and I would have had a fun Saturday night!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,300
Posted By c_bake

My Coworker: Chris, can I borrow your bike...

My Coworker: Chris, can I borrow your bike Saturday to see if I will like riding?

Me: Sure, can I borrow your Mustang Saturday night to see if I like Fords or not.

He's never asked again.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,774
Posted By c_bake

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,774
Posted By c_bake

30K miles of dirt roads sprayed down with mag...

30K miles of dirt roads sprayed down with mag chloride. Winter roads sprayed with mag, salt, mud and water. Yeah I'm pretty satisfied with replacing a RD. Nothing has failed, nothing has broke. Here...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,774
Posted By c_bake

Well, this thread has become pointless but to...

Well, this thread has become pointless but to answer the OP's title question of "Anything wrong with Rival 22 or Force 22" I guess the answer is yes because BoSoxYacht says it's junk. Case closed....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,979
Posted By c_bake

My personal vehicle, a 1994 Corolla has 302K...

My personal vehicle, a 1994 Corolla has 302K miles yet I'm contemplating which will be my next bike. That Ritte frameset, or a TI frame. Ugh.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-15, 10:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,774
Posted By c_bake

Lol seriously? Everyone has their own opinion so...

Lol seriously? Everyone has their own opinion so here is mine. I used Force for the past 5 years and according to Strava data it has 39K miles on it and aside from the usual preventive maintenance...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,926
Posted By c_bake

Not a road bike but this Cyclocross/Fat bike...

Not a road bike but this Cyclocross/Fat bike seems like a great deal and I will be purchasing one next month.
Motobecane Omni Strada Expert...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 11,578
Posted By c_bake

Mid 70's Viner. I love riding it, it's extremely...

Mid 70's Viner. I love riding it, it's extremely smooth. I'm going to replace the wheels with a modern 700c set and a 7 or 8 speed cassette. Not replacing the friction downtube shifters though.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,935
Posted By c_bake

Cycling socks etiquette.

I often wear my cycling socks when not actually cycling. To dinner, to the movies, on dates, it doesn't matter. They are comfortable.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By c_bake

Mine do not.

Mine do not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,740
Posted By c_bake

I think over tightening would be the cause of...

I think over tightening would be the cause of this type of failure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,740
Posted By c_bake

Carbon fiber fail

Earlier today during the race in Richmond.
I suppose even the high end stuff can fail.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,277
Posted By c_bake

Here's what I do. Up to 50 miles, I eat nothing...

Here's what I do.
Up to 50 miles, I eat nothing and drink water only.
50-100 miles 1 Hammer Bar and 1 gel depending on exertion and either plain water or Skratch.

After 100 miles I eat 250...
08-02-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By c_bake

90's StumpJumper

I would like to have a rigid fork on my MTB but before I change out the fork does any one know if the Rock Shox Judy DH forks can be locked out?
07-26-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,246
Posted By c_bake

The seat post is 27.2. Would this indicate SL...

The seat post is 27.2. Would this indicate SL tubing at least for the 3 main tubes?
07-26-15, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,246
Posted By c_bake

Yes

Yes
07-26-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,246
Posted By c_bake

I need help identifying this Viner

I picked up this Viner for $25 at a garage sale and would like to know about what year and model it could be. The outline of from the Viner decals are readable on the frame, this is how I know it is...
07-16-15, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,596
Posted By c_bake

Congratulations! I rode the BTC from 2005 till...

Congratulations! I rode the BTC from 2005 till around 2010. It was always a fun time!
07-16-15, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,596
Posted By c_bake

UPDATE On July 11th Kebler Pass was in the...

UPDATE

On July 11th Kebler Pass was in the best shape I've ever seen it. Hard packed, pot holes filled in and the fresh rock/gravel that CDOT laid down has been settled in and pushed outward....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By c_bake

I participated in the Colorado Classic Double, a...

I participated in the Colorado Classic Double, a timed Colorado Triple Crown event. 240 miles in the Colorado Rockies with 18K feet of climbing. It was a spectacular and very challenging ride....
07-09-15, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,596
Posted By c_bake

Kebler Pass--Cottonwood Pass

Can anyone report on the condition of Kebler Pass? I will be riding over the pass into Crested Butte Saturday. Same for Cottonwood Pass, anyone know the condition the dirt portions are in for these...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,984
Posted By c_bake

I love these bibs. Extremely comfortable to me. I...

I love these bibs. Extremely comfortable to me. I bought mine from Ribble for $69.00.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By c_bake

Wow, thanks for all the info! I'm pretty excited...

Wow, thanks for all the info! I'm pretty excited to finally get a chance to ride out there even if it is just for a day. I'm going to make the most of it!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,948
Posted By c_bake

I have a set of Eurus. They are 5 years old and...

I have a set of Eurus. They are 5 years old and have nearly 30K miles on them and they've needed slight truing once, about 3 years ago. This past March I replaced the freehub as it was getting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By c_bake

Calabasas area bike shops for rental bike.

I'm going to be out in the Calabasas, California area in a couple weeks and would like to rent a road bike for a day. Can anyone recommend a good shop to do so? I will be taking my own pedals, seat...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By c_bake

How to Adjust Shimano Rear Derailleurs...

How to Adjust Shimano Rear Derailleurs (http://www.artscyclery.com/learningcenter/shimanorearderailleurs.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,103
Posted By c_bake

During the heat of the summer I will often ride...

During the heat of the summer I will often ride at night. Love it. Also, I really enjoy starting rides around 4 am. Watching the sunrise from the saddle is very peaceful.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,785
Posted By c_bake

Nope!

Nope!
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