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10-19-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,029
Views: 752,350
Posted By ColonelSanders

I don't have a dog in the fight, but why won't...

I don't have a dog in the fight, but why won't you buy Shimano again?
10-18-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By ColonelSanders

Strange you had the problems you experienced. ...

Strange you had the problems you experienced.

It will be interesting to see if you have any similar recovery problems in the weeks ahead or if you bounce back to normal.

I wonder if you have a...
10-18-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By ColonelSanders

When you say a "week", do you mean exactly 7 days...

When you say a "week", do you mean exactly 7 days or was it a bit longer?

And just to clarify, how many days since your last 30+ mile ride?
10-17-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 895
Posted By ColonelSanders

I didn't check as I don't know how I would do so,...

I didn't check as I don't know how I would do so, but I thought that tubes were at their thinnest in the middle when butted?

The model I had may be less robust in the top tube overall, as my...
10-17-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 895
Posted By ColonelSanders

Really? :twitchy: I've had an aluminium...

Really? :twitchy:

I've had an aluminium framed bike's top tube break about an inch or so before the weld to the seatpost tube.
10-17-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 895
Posted By ColonelSanders

If that is a large part of why aluminium frame...

If that is a large part of why aluminium frame ride quality improved, how come the chain stays aren't breaking with greater regularity, since aluminium doesn't react well to constantly flexing? :foo:
10-17-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By ColonelSanders

Damn, that bike really is calling my name. :love:...

Damn, that bike really is calling my name. :love:

Love the way it looks, the proportions are so attractive.
10-14-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,338
Posted By ColonelSanders

The poster rydabent has grown beyond the forum's...

The poster rydabent has grown beyond the forum's control, we could not stop him.
10-14-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,195
Posted By ColonelSanders

It probably doesn't make much sense in your case,...

It probably doesn't make much sense in your case, as you have a good front wheel and if you have good rim brakes, then disc brakes aren't a must have for a bike like yours, unless you regularly ride...
10-13-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,195
Posted By ColonelSanders

I wonder if the higher quoted weight is for the...

I wonder if the higher quoted weight is for the disc version of their carbon fork?

Were you ever tempted to go with disc brakes up front, v-brakes at the back?
10-13-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By ColonelSanders

I don't have a tape measure with me to confirm,...

I don't have a tape measure with me to confirm, but I am pretty sure my head circumference is 61cm. :eek:

It was not easy to find a helmet that fit, but Giro had a very large helmet that fit...
10-12-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,303
Posted By ColonelSanders

I don't disagree with any of the points you have...

I don't disagree with any of the points you have raised, I was just checking if any inefficiencies(to the degree that there are any) are noticeable and/or something to genuinely ponder when thinking...
10-11-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,810
Posted By ColonelSanders

I'll take "Things that never happened" for $600,...

I'll take "Things that never happened" for $600, Alex.
10-11-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,303
Posted By ColonelSanders

Is there any inefficiencies/drag with your...

Is there any inefficiencies/drag with your drivetrain that you can notice?

I am intrigued by the 11 speed Alfine, but wonder if there are any slight negatives to the positives that a...
10-07-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,965
Posted By ColonelSanders

Such a beautiful bike.:love:

Such a beautiful bike.:love:
10-07-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,810
Posted By ColonelSanders

Ooops. My mistake on the spelling. :cry:

Ooops. My mistake on the spelling. :cry:
10-06-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,810
Posted By ColonelSanders

Women love Mamals, give them what they want.

Women love Mamals, give them what they want.
10-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By ColonelSanders

That is a lovely colour on your bike. :love: ...

That is a lovely colour on your bike. :love:

I don't remember Trek releasing that colour on that model, what year is it?
10-04-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By ColonelSanders

I'd definitely go for the 27.5" tyre option for...

I'd definitely go for the 27.5" tyre option for the extra versatility it offers.
10-04-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 268,260
Posted By ColonelSanders

I'm struggling to see the green? :foo: Giant...

I'm struggling to see the green? :foo:

Giant calls the colour "Metal" and it looks like a browny/grey colour to me.
10-04-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,408
Posted By ColonelSanders

It's been a while, so my memory is a bit hazy. ...

It's been a while, so my memory is a bit hazy.

I think I saw him say that on the Joe Rogan podcast and Lance was(maybe still is?) doing triathlons back then.
10-02-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,965
Posted By ColonelSanders

That is such a beautiful bike. :love: I...

That is such a beautiful bike. :love:

I wonder how feasible a bike like that would be for me one day, and an issue could be the price.

Do you feel like revealing what you were able to pick this...
09-30-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,408
Posted By ColonelSanders

I remember hearing Lance Armstrong say a few...

I remember hearing Lance Armstrong say a few years ago that he does more running that cycling to stay fit these days, as the workout he gets from a 1 hr run, would take him 4 hrs on a bike.

How...
09-29-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By ColonelSanders

That is a surprisingly low weight limit for a...

That is a surprisingly low weight limit for a 2.4kg framed bike. :foo:
09-28-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By ColonelSanders

Looks like a fantastic build. :love: Please...

Looks like a fantastic build. :love:

Please provide feedback on this bike and also on your saddle.

I have been eyeing off that Cambium model.
09-21-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,467
Posted By ColonelSanders

Because of the view that people who buy more...

Because of the view that people who buy more expensive bikes are more serious about "being fast", so they want as light a bike as possible, and will happily trade off wheel strength for a lighter...
09-20-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By ColonelSanders

Is it the Clean Ride version I have uploaded a...

Is it the Clean Ride version I have uploaded a picture of?

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x540/clean_ride_346d28dc1fd0d9c6f212824464f499cd5528e554.jpg
09-20-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By ColonelSanders

What are you currently using?

What are you currently using?
09-08-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By ColonelSanders

The specs for the 2022 FX 2 are listed on the...

The specs for the 2022 FX 2 are listed on the Australian version of Trek's site.

https://www.trekbikes.com/au/en_AU/bikes/hybrid-bikes/fitness-bikes/fx/fx-2-disc/p/35003/?colorCode=greydark

It...
09-08-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,029
Posted By ColonelSanders

The below only appears to apply to cranksets, but...

The below only appears to apply to cranksets, but it is relevant to your concerns about lighter being not as robust.

https://www.bikeforums.net/22132065-post11.html
09-07-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 315,330
Posted By ColonelSanders

How does it compare to your Specialized Cross...

How does it compare to your Specialized Cross Trail?
07-16-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By ColonelSanders

Would she like this? :) ...

Would she like this? :)

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/631x519/bridge_club_illegal_smile_33a_c52474aabd54e1ef2b2dd97de99008bf83a55e7e.jpg
Surly Bridge Club - Illegal Smile
07-16-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By ColonelSanders

Can you afford a Surly Bridge Club or Surly...

Can you afford a Surly Bridge Club or Surly Troll(if you can find one)?
07-16-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,202
Posted By ColonelSanders

Thank you for that link to the handlebar...

Thank you for that link to the handlebar extenders, which would be ideal for extending the nub/horns on this Surly bar.

As a happy owner of a Moloko bar, this new Corner bar's weight doesn't put...
07-16-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,202
Posted By ColonelSanders

Do you think you would even notice the extra...

Do you think you would even notice the extra weight when riding your bike?
07-15-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By ColonelSanders

He's gonna need one more post first. :innocent:

He's gonna need one more post first. :innocent:
07-12-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,427
Posted By ColonelSanders

If you could add some more deep reds, and...

If you could add some more deep reds, and predominately white bikes with the Giant logo in various colours, it would be a vast improvement over all the black & grey bikes that look so bland and that...
07-06-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,850
Posted By ColonelSanders

When people compare bike weight, they are usually...

When people compare bike weight, they are usually referring to just the bike, and don't include any add-ons like the rack, handlebar and trunk bag, and fenders.
07-06-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 212,260
Posted By ColonelSanders

Is your wife Australian?

Is your wife Australian?
07-06-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,850
Posted By ColonelSanders

Are you saying your Giant FCR3500 weighs 15kg?

Are you saying your Giant FCR3500 weighs 15kg?
07-03-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,607
Posted By ColonelSanders

Women love MAMIL's

Women love MAMIL's
06-29-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 9,288
Posted By ColonelSanders

I'm not against modern stuff, but your post has...

I'm not against modern stuff, but your post has me curious to know how much if any of the 4 minute difference is due to different tyres and/or if the gap would be reduced if you were to upgrade your...
06-27-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,781
Posted By ColonelSanders

That bike is truly a thing of beauty. :love:

That bike is truly a thing of beauty. :love:
06-25-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By ColonelSanders

Do you own a Gorilla Monsoon?

Do you own a Gorilla Monsoon?
06-24-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
Posted By ColonelSanders

I broke(within 3 months) two of the following...

I broke(within 3 months) two of the following pedals on the drive side :

Shimano Deore XT PD-M8140 Enduro / Trail Flat Pedal

https://www.bike24.com/p2324379.html?menu=1000,1868,1937,1938


...
06-23-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 295,116
Posted By ColonelSanders

Aluminium of course has a reputation for being...

Aluminium of course has a reputation for being harsh and seems to only be used as a material for forks, in order to cut costs.

But with your feedback, perhaps they have found a way to get around...
06-22-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 295,116
Posted By ColonelSanders

What is the ride like with the aluminium fork?

What is the ride like with the aluminium fork?
06-19-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By ColonelSanders

Burley Travoy ...

Burley Travoy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXfE8E8r11w
06-02-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,348
Posted By ColonelSanders

Which ones?

Which ones?
05-05-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,727
Posted By ColonelSanders

The folding lock wouldn't give me anything I...

The folding lock wouldn't give me anything I don't already have, but with an attack dog, I would be able to play with his soft floppy ears.


Nope, my bike is very secure.

For no particular...
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