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08-13-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By doubravsky

I did the gravel with a few friends. It was...

I did the gravel with a few friends. It was fun... interesting that the south of the lake loop and the north of the lake loop were like two totally different rides. South side- pretty smooth with...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-30-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By doubravsky

What's your EDC repair kit for a fatbike?

Just received my first fatbike... a Growler Stout with 27.5 x 4.5" tires. On my other bikes, I typically carry a multitool, spare tube, co2 and adaptor, and a tubeless plug repair kit.

Is that...
03-19-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,181
Posted By doubravsky

Mine came 40 tooth chainring and 11-42 (Shimano...

Mine came 40 tooth chainring and 11-42 (Shimano GRX). Went down to a wolftooth 38 tooth chainring which helped quite a bit.
03-12-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By doubravsky

I have a bike with GRX shifters and XT post...

I have a bike with GRX shifters and XT post mounted brakes.
02-09-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 237,885
Posted By doubravsky

I've been searching through the thread and...

I've been searching through the thread and Shapeways with no luck. Looking for a gopro mount to go on the front cage boss on a rack. The mount is a standard bottle cage boss... in the pic the...
01-28-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,074
Posted By doubravsky

Here's the finished build - Rawland ULV frame-...

Here's the finished build - Rawland ULV frame- 27.5 x 2.8" Schwalbe Allround tires, combo of GRX and XT components.
...
01-21-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By doubravsky

I ride Vittoria Mezcals 27.5x2.1 on my Diverge...

I ride Vittoria Mezcals 27.5x2.1 on my Diverge gravel bike... very happy with them. They roll well on the pavement.... although I must admit I'm intrigued by the Fleecer Ridge...
01-11-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,399
Posted By doubravsky

I would echo the comments that the route up the...

I would echo the comments that the route up the 38 is much less stressful, at least in my experience. As to weather, it just depends on the year. If you keep an eye on it and there hasn't been any...
01-06-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,979
Posted By doubravsky

I'm building something similar (drop bar based)...

I'm building something similar (drop bar based) around the Rawland Cycles ULV. It's got clearance for 29x2.6 or 27.5 x 3.0 .... have the frame... just finishing getting the parts.
...
11-20-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,074
Posted By doubravsky

I'm looking at the Rawland ULV for this.... drop...

I'm looking at the Rawland ULV for this.... drop bar, space for 650b x 3.0 tires, lots of bikepacking mounts. After riding my gravel bike (Diverge with 650x2.1" tires/ or 700 x 44 Byways) I find I...
11-09-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,987
Posted By doubravsky

And here is the crankset he added to it: ...

And here is the crankset he added to it:

Here is what I got https://www.jensonusa.com/Race-Face-Ride-Cinch-Cranks...
11-09-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,987
Posted By doubravsky

Here's the bottom bracket details: Mine was...

Here's the bottom bracket details:

Mine was sold out but any 68/73mm threaded BB will fit at least its a easy standard https://www.jensonusa.com/e13-BSA-6873mm-Threaded-Bottom-Bracket...
11-09-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,987
Posted By doubravsky

I have a friend that had the exact same issue...

I have a friend that had the exact same issue with a brand new Poseidon- I know he replaced it with a Cane Creek bottom bracket. I'll see if I can get more info from him.
Forum: Touring
10-19-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By doubravsky

I didn't do either of those things..... I will...

I didn't do either of those things..... I will try that!
Forum: Touring
10-19-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By doubravsky

Lots of great info- thanks! My Edge 1000 will...

Lots of great info- thanks! My Edge 1000 will handle about 6 hours or so in turn by turn mode. The last time I used it that way for a road century, I ran out of juice at mile 90. I'll have to try the...
Forum: Touring
10-16-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By doubravsky

Thanks! I'll check it out.... not familiar with...

Thanks! I'll check it out.... not familiar with the Lezyne yet....
Forum: Touring
10-16-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By doubravsky

Which GPS for bikepacking/ touring?

I'm a long time Garmin guy... I have the Forerunner 935, Edge 1000, and Edge 130. I'm just getting ready to begin some bikepacking, and I'm not sure any of mine are the "right" gps for a multi day...
03-09-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 237,885
Posted By doubravsky

Makes sense... thanks for the info! Looks like...

Makes sense... thanks for the info! Looks like zip ties will work.....
Forum: Triathlon
03-09-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,737
Posted By doubravsky

I had a Centurion back in the 90’s. Solid bike...

I had a Centurion back in the 90’s. Solid bike once I swapped out the biopace chainrings! Add an aero bar and go for it! Triathletes are pretty friendly- and you’ll see other bikes there that are...
03-09-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 237,885
Posted By doubravsky

Iím looking for a garmin mount to attach to a...

Iím looking for a garmin mount to attach to a spare battery. Iíve got a mount on my aero bars and on the battery. On the top Iíd like another mount so my garmin could go above it. Hereís a pic of the...
03-03-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,813
Posted By doubravsky

I went with a Fuji Gran Fondo. Nice relaxed...

I went with a Fuji Gran Fondo. Nice relaxed geometry. I had to go with 650b wheels to get it to accept 40cm gravel tires.... but it turned out nicely gravel capable with a quick wheel swap- and back...
02-22-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,840
Posted By doubravsky

Hereís what I put together- garmin mount on aero...

Hereís what I put together- garmin mount on aero bars- glued a garmin mount to battery.
...
Forum: Triathlon
02-12-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,942
Posted By doubravsky

I've heard on a few podcasts (Trainerroad being...

I've heard on a few podcasts (Trainerroad being one) that running fitness, while it does contribute to overall aerobic conditioning, is too different in terms of muscle recruitment to directly...
02-05-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,840
Posted By doubravsky

Ok... I saw the stuff about the flush out front...

Ok... I saw the stuff about the flush out front mount and didn't realize it would only work for the Edge 1030. That helps. thanks!
02-05-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,840
Posted By doubravsky

Garmin Charge battery pack? Any thoughts?

Doing a double century in a few months, and I know with my Garmin Edge 1000 I can only get about 6 hours run time on a charge if I'm using routes for navigation. Has anyone used this? Thoughts about...
Replies: 15
Views: 6,188
Posted By doubravsky

I like the profile design Airstryke with the...

I like the profile design Airstryke with the elbow pads that rotate out of the way when you're not in aero position. Not the lightest but I appreciate having the extra handlebar position when...
11-01-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By doubravsky

No riding for me in the riverside area. Should be...

No riding for me in the riverside area. Should be good for tomorrow though....
Forum: For Sale
10-28-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 611
Posted By doubravsky

2017 quintana roo PR5 Ultegra tri bike- like new

For sale - 2017 Quintana Roo PR5:

Condition- Like new - ridden less than 100 miles. Purchased new and then an injury changed plans :(

Size- 50 cm.

$2,200 obo
...
09-27-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,727
Posted By doubravsky

In the inland empire- USA Cyclery was always my...

In the inland empire- USA Cyclery was always my go to.... although of late, I use a mobile mechanic "The Local Bike Stand". Greg the owner is a great guy- good prices, really convenient that he comes...
09-13-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 72,078
Posted By doubravsky

I had essentially stopped riding the trail, and...

I had essentially stopped riding the trail, and now have returned and ridden from Green River to the coast each weekend for the last few months- it does feel like there has been a big increase in...
07-26-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,302
Posted By doubravsky

I would recommend some research if you go down...

I would recommend some research if you go down the Kickr road. Lot's of issues with the most recent version (Kickr 2018). I've got one, and in 6 months it's been replaced once. On the slowtwitch and...
01-12-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,336
Posted By doubravsky

Trainer road is a great training app. I’ve seen...

Trainer road is a great training app. I’ve seen free trial codes around....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By doubravsky

There's a casino out there just east of Solvang...

There's a casino out there just east of Solvang that's got nice rooms- not cheap though.

The ride is super pretty- rolling hills... good support and SAG stops... it's a great ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By doubravsky

+1 on the Snow Canyon if you like to climb. And...

+1 on the Snow Canyon if you like to climb. And the Sand Hollow area- both part of the IM 70.3 course .... beautiful country!
10-12-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By doubravsky

I put some collagen powder in my coffee each...

I put some collagen powder in my coffee each morning to help with joint health in general.
Forum: Commuting
09-17-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,482
Posted By doubravsky

I have the breezer beltway- changing the rear...

I have the breezer beltway- changing the rear tire just requires a wrench and a couple of extra minutes. I ended up swapping rims to go tubeless.... added some $$ to the price of the bike, but I love...
Forum: Triathlon
08-31-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,615
Posted By doubravsky

Wow... looks very cool! Thanks for sharing. So...

Wow... looks very cool! Thanks for sharing. So different from mechanical shifters.
Forum: Triathlon
08-23-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,615
Posted By doubravsky

Wait... dual shifters... as in both the bar ends...

Wait... dual shifters... as in both the bar ends and the brake? Damn.... now I'm gonna have to go spend a bunch more money... that sounds awesome. didn't know that existed.....
08-16-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By doubravsky

:) Good point!

:)

Good point!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By doubravsky

+1 - my fitness pal. Used it for the better part...

+1 - my fitness pal. Used it for the better part of 1 1/2 years. Dropped about 20 by counting calories... then started keto diet and dropped 20 more by focusing on the pie chart and macros. I really...
08-14-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By doubravsky

DrIsotope- thanks for the suggestions! I work...

DrIsotope- thanks for the suggestions! I work during the week... and although I bought a commuter bike - my work schedule only gives me the opportunity to commute to work on the bike maybe one day...
08-14-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By doubravsky

What's the most interesting way to ride inside?

Been trying to figure out a better way to train inside sometimes.... I own some older sufferfest videos. Looked at the Peloton bike. Thought about buying a spin bike that is Zwift compatible. What do...
08-14-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,181
Posted By doubravsky

Looking froward to replies---- after seeing a...

Looking froward to replies---- after seeing a Peloton bike at a 1/2 marathon, I looked into it but couldn't stomach the $39/ month cost for the content. Here's an excerpt from an email from Zwift...
08-13-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,324
Posted By doubravsky

+1 about the ride being nice.... rode there...

+1 about the ride being nice.... rode there yesterday. I saw a black and white on the trail in the Anaheim area, and a ranger on the trail closer to the coast.
08-08-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By doubravsky

Sadness on my end.... ordered those aero bars and...

Sadness on my end.... ordered those aero bars and they don't fit my handlebars-- too wide. Can't seem to find a replacement bracket anywhere to make it work. I'll keep looking, as I really like the...
07-27-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By doubravsky

I found and ordered these: new aero bars...

I found and ordered these:

new aero bars (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M0YHFV9/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)

They look similar while not identical... and were super...
07-27-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By doubravsky

Great thread! I too have a flat bar commuter bike...

Great thread! I too have a flat bar commuter bike with an aero bar and bar extensions and struggle with hand position. I like how those aero bars have the elbow pads behind the bars-- gives you more...
Forum: Want To Buy
06-17-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,193
Posted By doubravsky

I measured from the center of the bottom to the...

I measured from the center of the bottom to the center of the top
06-15-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By doubravsky

I'm new to keto- (12 days ... just getting...

I'm new to keto- (12 days ... just getting through the keto flu now :)). What are some good low carb options for fueling during long rides, or where can you point me to do some reading? Last Saturday...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By doubravsky

Thanks for the video! You're right..The full...

Thanks for the video! You're right..The full synchro mode is very interesting. I'll have to go test ride one. I can see the value in going with a 2x setup with Di2. Funny, when I upgraded my MTB...
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