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02-08-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,457
Posted By doco

these are what I have on mine-26x2.35 Icespiker...

these are what I have on mine-26x2.35 Icespiker Pro's

Schwalbe Ice Spiker Pro Evolution Winter MTB Tyre | Chain Reaction Cycles...
05-10-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By doco

+1

+1
12-13-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,789
Posted By doco

pogies for the win!!!

pogies for the win!!!
Forum: Commuting
12-02-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By doco

I started out using ghetto tubeless(split tube...

I started out using ghetto tubeless(split tube method) for my 26x2.35 Big Apples and Mavic 717 wheelset.....no problems whatsoever for over 4 years...I liked the setup so much I went with 26x2.35...
10-30-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By doco

looks like the stem cap is not attached, so just...

looks like the stem cap is not attached, so just unscrew and use the stemcap on your adapter
...
09-17-13, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By doco

no problem, just take it easy on corners and find...

no problem, just take it easy on corners and find the correct PSI for your weight and riding conditions

I have been running Schwalbe Big Apples 26x2.35's and Schwalbe SuperMoto's 26x2.35's, both...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By doco

I installed it over 4 years ago, and nothing...

I installed it over 4 years ago, and nothing needed tightening on it and I've hauled some heavy loads...

I'm in Colorado and winter here is anything from full out blizzard to hardpack to...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By doco

I have the same rack(Axiom brand) on my...

I have the same rack(Axiom brand) on my commuter/errand bike....

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=63240

I use these with Schwalbe Big Apples 26x2.35 and Schwalbe...
07-24-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By doco

will this work?? ...

will this work??

http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=Details&ProdID=1557

or something here?
...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,207
Posted By doco

I finally updated my Rockhopper with one of...

I finally updated my Rockhopper with one of these...was going to get a Troll, but this was cheaper...great ride and good price for a steel with discs

also bought one of the forks to go with it
...
06-08-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By doco

try the Marathon Winters..I use them on my...

try the Marathon Winters..I use them on my commuter, roll easy and way more than enough grip in icy roads

they also have a kevlar strip for road debris...I've been running mine for 4 years now
...
05-21-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,345
Posted By doco

here ya go ...

here ya go

http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/accessories/chainguards-stay-protectors-kickstands/vo-alloy-chainguard.html
Forum: Commuting
05-17-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,909
Posted By doco

if you're going to fall, here's the correct way:)...

if you're going to fall, here's the correct way:)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJXU7EVXs2A
04-20-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By doco

Scam!!!!

Scam!!!!
03-22-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By doco

send the pics to Calfee,and see what they have to...

send the pics to Calfee,and see what they have to say

http://www.calfeedesign.com/repair/
03-07-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,061
Posted By doco

rc, on what fenders are you running on your bike...

rc, on what fenders are you running on your bike that is pictured on your blog? thanks
02-26-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By doco

here is a link that might help out, go down a...

here is a link that might help out, go down a little and you will find several useful links and a youtube video

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/inspecting-my-shimano-alfine-8-igh/
...
02-25-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By doco

or my gf's hoo-haw :)

or my gf's hoo-haw :)
02-21-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,645
Posted By doco

I use this ...

I use this

http://www.xootr.com/crossrack-bike-rack.html

and attach my minelab with bungee cords...not real elegant but it gets the job done, plus I use the rack for groceries and it's very...
02-14-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 26,416
Posted By doco

here's some more info if you need it ...

here's some more info if you need it

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/inspecting-my-shimano-alfine-8-igh/

go on over to the mtbr forums, they have a internal gear forum with plenty...
01-14-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,423
Posted By doco

JB Weld the crack, and keep checking it that...

JB Weld the crack, and keep checking it

that stuff will weld anything on this planet :)
12-31-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,681
Posted By doco

here ya go......... ...

here ya go.........

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=53568&category=78
Forum: Commuting
12-18-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,405
Posted By doco

http://www.nikwax-usa.com/en-us/products/productde...

http://www.nikwax-usa.com/en-us/products/productdetail.php?productid=471&itemid=-1&fabricid=-1
11-23-12, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,547
Posted By doco

Last winter I experimented switching my layers...

Last winter I experimented switching my layers from wool base layer and polypro and polypro base layer and wool....and I really did not notice a big difference

I finally settled the same as you,...
10-28-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By doco

try this also ...

try this also

https://racklove.com/stolen-bike-finder/

also post a pic here in this forum

http://forums.mtbr.com/california-norcal/

hope this helps a little, good luck
10-18-12, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By doco

this might or might not help.....my Nokian 294's...

this might or might not help.....my Nokian 294's are going on their 6-7 year, not one stud lost

my Marathon winters used last year, 2 studs lost

both were properly bed in before winter

even...
10-16-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By doco

good pick for the tires, Nokians are really a top...

good pick for the tires, Nokians are really a top of the line tire...I have used my Nokians for the last 6 years, not one problem and they are still ready for another year

make sure you break them...
10-12-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By doco

same here, bought a set from them several years...

same here, bought a set from them several years ago....still running true and bulletproof....shimano 756 hubs and sun ringle mx 33 rims
08-28-12, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By doco

studs I have 3 wheelsets set up for winter....

studs

I have 3 wheelsets set up for winter. With that I am able to switch wheelsets in about 5 minutes to compensate for any condition that presents itself in the winter.
Also cheaper than...
07-20-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,435
Posted By doco

I have the full set that I got on a Proteus track...

I have the full set that I got on a Proteus track bike I purchased on ebay years ago.....I stripped them off my bike and put them in storage

I have the full set, original front and rear wheel...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By doco

are you locked into buying a sunlite brand rack?...

are you locked into buying a sunlite brand rack? if not this Civia rack is angled way to the rear, so it should allow you to position the ortlieb farther back...I have on this rack on my bike with...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,968
Posted By doco

here's a link for some good info on...

here's a link for some good info on racks................you'll have to scroll up

http://nordicgroup.us/bicycleluggageracks/rear/#REI_736-733-0011_
05-28-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,026
Posted By doco

I've run 26x1.75 on Velocity P35's(35mm wide) and...

I've run 26x1.75 on Velocity P35's(35mm wide) and 26x2.35's on Mavic 717's(17mm wide) no problems on either set
05-15-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,243
Posted By doco

[QUOTE=Cheyou;14223068]I switched to tubless a...

[QUOTE=Cheyou;14223068]I switched to tubless a few weeks ago . Standerd rims , tires ( maxxis) , and Stan' . Ghetto using the 20 inch tube method. It is working great. Utube it . Riding the GDMTBR...
04-30-12, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,933
Posted By doco

and the Troll's with the new mountings on the...

and the Troll's with the new mountings on the fork and downtube won't be ready until September or longer...bummer
04-30-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By doco

goof off or acetone

goof off or acetone
04-29-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,046
Posted By doco

yeah, you have to adjust the preload after the...

yeah, you have to adjust the preload after the first 100+ miles or so...should be good to go from now on in

check it again after putting in some more miles, just to be safe

I had to adjust mine...
04-26-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By doco

try this, it should help... ...

try this, it should help...

http://mtbtires.com/site2/tech/77-how-to/103-how-to-no-tools-tire-mounting-video
04-26-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By doco

how about a thick rubber band on the brake lever...

how about a thick rubber band on the brake lever and around the grip, holding the front brake tight against the rim..easy on and off
04-25-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By doco

wait till you get your BA's on the wider rims,...

wait till you get your BA's on the wider rims, will you be happy:) wider rims really spread out the footprint on the BA's

When I first switched over to 26x2.35 BA's 4 years ago, I put them on...
04-12-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,518
Posted By doco

here's another type adapter ...

here's another type adapter

http://www.somafab.com/archives/product/high-rider-stem-adapter-28-622-2
04-12-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,933
Posted By doco

thats also what I will be doing, except with a...

thats also what I will be doing, except with a Alfine 8.. I am just waiting for the new Troll frames with all the extra mount holes on the fork(like the Ogre) and extra frame mounts on the...
01-12-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By doco

maybe the glue thing comes from MTB crowd who use...

maybe the glue thing comes from MTB crowd who use very low air pressure and can get tire creep? tire creep can damage the inflation valve.


yeppers, that is a problem for some of the super wide...
12-24-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,228
Posted By doco

I agree with some of the posters here and go with...

I agree with some of the posters here and go with the platforms in winter, also a wicking poly base layer sock and then a wool sock layer will keep you warm

I was in the same boat 7-8 years ago,...
12-20-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By doco

I bought them around October before the prices...

I bought them around October before the prices started going up..most of the studded tires sell for more in the winter..and IIRC 200 or 240 studs, and the price was around 45 each with free shipping...
12-20-11, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By doco

I have been riding the Nokian Extreme's now for...

I have been riding the Nokian Extreme's now for the last 6-7 years, great tire for winter

I was looking for an easier rolling tire for road and bike paths for this year, and I too was trying to...
12-12-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By doco

just saw this, maybe it might work ...but at...

just saw this, maybe it might work ...but at 95.00 you could get a set of panniers

http://www.40below.com//products_detail.php?ProductID=9
12-09-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By doco

panniers, the same thing was happening to...

panniers, the same thing was happening to me...sweaty back with my backpack

I switched to rack and panniers...problem solved
12-08-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,087
Posted By doco

I have seen those tires, good price, but please...

I have seen those tires, good price, but please make sure they are not regular steel studded....

right after the announcement by 45North that they were going to offer the Husker Du and snowstudded...
12-06-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,087
Posted By doco

I might add, just make sure and break them in...

I might add, just make sure and break them in properly, no fast braking or acceleration for the 25miles or so, this will allow the studs to bed into the tire

then there should be no problems,...
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