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08-06-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,965
Posted By prj71

It also saves time if you throw the tube with a...

It also saves time if you throw the tube with a hole in it in the garbage. Then you save time by not having to patch a bunch of tubes during the winter.

Winter is fat biking season.

In any...
08-05-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,965
Posted By prj71

Don't seem to have a trash problem on any of my...

Don't seem to have a trash problem on any of my local trails. Either paved trails around the city or the off-road trails through the woods. Seems most have the mindset of "pack it in, pack it out"...
08-01-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,965
Posted By prj71

Some peoples time are worth more to them than...

Some peoples time are worth more to them than money. Putting on patch takes more time than just changing a tube.



Order online. Ebay, Amazon or one of the online bike parts retailers. Piece of...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-25-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By prj71

There are apps out there similar to this already....

There are apps out there similar to this already. You aren't reinventing the wheel

That and a phone sucks as a bike computer unless you do very short rides. The GPS functionality on phones when...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-25-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,918
Posted By prj71

Sand wreaks havoc on chains, derailleurs and...

Sand wreaks havoc on chains, derailleurs and brake pads. Clean often.
07-25-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By prj71

https://www.welovecycling.com/wide/2018/03/29/3-br...

https://www.welovecycling.com/wide/2018/03/29/3-breathing-techniques-learn-cycling/

https://www.bicycling.com/training/a20021387/how-changing-your-breathing-can-improve-your-performance/
07-25-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,983
Posted By prj71

You only have one set of eyes...why go cheap?

You only have one set of eyes...why go cheap?
07-25-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,965
Posted By prj71

Yes. For a while I was buying that same tube on...

Yes. For a while I was buying that same tube on eBay last year for $5 and free shipping. At that price why patch?
07-25-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,965
Posted By prj71

What SamSpade said. Plus I've found the patch to...

What SamSpade said. Plus I've found the patch to not perform at times and it leaks around the patch every now and then on the one's I have patched.

I'm not hurting for money and my time is worth...
07-24-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,965
Posted By prj71

How cheap you want? ...

How cheap you want?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-2018-Continental-Race-28-Light-700c-18-25-Road-Bike-Inner-Tube-80mm-Presta/303108299143?epid=1200107457&hash=item4692a99987:g:0WgAAOSwgh5blqU1
07-24-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,965
Posted By prj71

Same here. I trash tubes that have been patched. ...

Same here. I trash tubes that have been patched.

Tubes are dirt cheap on amazon and ebay delivered to house.

My next move will be tubeless when my current tires wear out which are the...
07-24-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By prj71

No I have not ridden it. But it gets rave...

No I have not ridden it. But it gets rave reviews about it's ability to climb because of the suspension design.

Do a google search on the Spot Mayhem which uses the same suspension design. The...
07-24-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By prj71

https://spotbrand.com/collections/mountain-bikes/p...

https://spotbrand.com/collections/mountain-bikes/products/ryve-100-29?variant=16399285714978

https://spotbrand.com/collections/mountain-bikes/products/ryve-115-29

Best climbing suspension on...
07-24-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By prj71

So much this. I wouldn't take that thing off...

So much this.

I wouldn't take that thing off the pavement on a trail.
07-24-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,983
Posted By prj71

Same here. Some Ray Ban ones that I purchased...

Same here. Some Ray Ban ones that I purchased online.

Polarized doubles as use for fly fishing.
07-23-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,155
Posted By prj71

Lots of people have moved to Pinkbike.com for...

Lots of people have moved to Pinkbike.com for selling bikes.
07-22-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,155
Posted By prj71

Lots of 27.5 bikes out there yet. Definitely not...

Lots of 27.5 bikes out there yet. Definitely not dead.

What's dead is 26"
Forum: Fatbikes
07-22-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By prj71

They are... ...

They are...

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Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,908
Posted By prj71

I never use a password to log into my computer.

I never use a password to log into my computer.
07-10-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,240
Posted By prj71

I have them. Great shoe. Love so far.

I have them. Great shoe. Love so far.
07-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,930
Posted By prj71

The after photo will be at the scrap yard?

The after photo will be at the scrap yard?
07-10-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,518
Posted By prj71

WTF are you talking about?

WTF are you talking about?
07-10-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,885
Posted By prj71

Or don't do it all so you don't get caught up and...

Or don't do it all so you don't get caught up and hurt in a crash. That event is stupid at best.
07-08-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,885
Posted By prj71

That event is just dumb.

That event is just dumb.
Forum: Fatbikes
07-08-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By prj71

What's a front derailleur?

What's a front derailleur?
Forum: Fatbikes
06-20-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,320
Posted By prj71

https://www.amazon.com/Accu-Gage-Pressure-Protecti...

https://www.amazon.com/Accu-Gage-Pressure-Protective-Rubber-Angled/dp/B07HHLBKXN/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=accu+gauge+15psi&qid=1561038479&s=gateway&sr=8-2
06-18-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,763
Posted By prj71

That's kind of boring. Probably...

That's kind of boring.




Probably had other health issues going on they were unaware of that had nothing to do with competing in the Ironman.
06-18-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,763
Posted By prj71

Road biker makes you a better mountain biker. ...

Road biker makes you a better mountain biker. Mountain biker makes you a better road biker.

You can get killed driving your car down the street. To stop road riding because of what happened to a...
06-18-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By prj71

If they are labeled as tubeless ready rims then ...

If they are labeled as tubeless ready rims then you need nothing other than valves and sealant. Tape should be on the rim already.
06-18-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,466
Posted By prj71

None of this is surpising. Go look at any of...

None of this is surpising.

Go look at any of the major bike manufacturer websites and you will see majority of road bikes have moved to disc brakes. Rim brakes will soon be a thing of the past.
Forum: Fatbikes
06-17-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,348
Posted By prj71

Congrats on your purchase. Much better decision...

Congrats on your purchase. Much better decision than the Bikes Direct bike. With the Gravity Bullseye Monster you would have spent more money in the long run fixing/replacing stuff. The...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-06-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,348
Posted By prj71

The max rim width you would want to run with 3"...

The max rim width you would want to run with 3" tires is 50mm.

80mm rim would exceed the width of 3" tires.

And if you are going to get a fat bike...get a real one. Not a bike shaped object...
05-17-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,896
Posted By prj71

I just don't walk on trails where there are...

I just don't walk on trails where there are mountain bikes flying by. Problem solved.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-08-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,141
Posted By prj71

Your local bike shop. Specialized, Trek,...

Your local bike shop. Specialized, Trek, Cannondale, Giant and many others make bikes in those sizes.

Generally speaking any fat bike over $1200 will be good.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-03-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,141
Posted By prj71

Ones that are L or XL

Ones that are L or XL
04-30-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By prj71

I never specified what the optimum is. I stated...

I never specified what the optimum is. I stated that early on this thread.

However I do know 30psi + is too much for the normal mountain biker riding single track trail system.

Some of you are...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-30-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,070
Posted By prj71

Skip the motor and pedal like a bike is supposed...

Skip the motor and pedal like a bike is supposed to be used.
04-30-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By prj71

You haven't mentioned rim width. I'm running...

You haven't mentioned rim width.

I'm running 2.8s on 50 mm outside rim width.
04-30-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By prj71

Under $800 doesn't get you decent anything for a...

Under $800 doesn't get you decent anything for a new mountain bike except for maybe the frame. It will be equipped with a bunch of cheap components.
04-30-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By prj71

This is correct. My hardtail is the only bike I...

This is correct. My hardtail is the only bike I haven't converted to tubeless yet.



Could be. I don't know. Strava says my average speed was 7.1 mph. I'm using q-tubes super light and Schwalbe...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By prj71

"kit" and "accessorizing" Oh my...this...

"kit" and "accessorizing"

Oh my...this thread does deliver...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-29-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By prj71

Topeak Race Rocket MT is about half the amount of...

Topeak Race Rocket MT is about half the amount of strokes to fill that size tire.
04-29-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By prj71

I just did a 13 mile ride yesterday on my...

I just did a 13 mile ride yesterday on my hardtail with 29 x 2.4 tubed tires on old school single track...lots of rocks and roots. Rear was at 25 psi and front was at 23 psi. I weigh close to 190...
04-29-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 191,389
Posted By prj71

Fake news. I have the D-fuse seat post on my...

Fake news. I have the D-fuse seat post on my Giant FastRoad and none of these problems exist.

Matter of fact, it's one of the better ideas in the bike industry lately. The seat is on straight...
04-25-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,225
Posted By prj71

OCD. And why would one care if it has scratches?...

OCD. And why would one care if it has scratches?

Bikes depreciate. They aren't an investment.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-25-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By prj71

For fat bikes...Topeak Race Rocket MT... ...

For fat bikes...Topeak Race Rocket MT...

https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/mini-pumps/379-racerocket-mt
04-25-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 39,312
Posted By prj71

Geometry for mountain biking will be a little...

Geometry for mountain biking will be a little wonky. If you wanted a mountain bike...should have bought a mountain bike in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By prj71

I'm not a fan of the word "kit" to describe what...

I'm not a fan of the word "kit" to describe what a person wears biking.

What's wrong with saying bike shorts and jersey?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By prj71

Yes. I'm still laughing that the OP even started...

Yes. I'm still laughing that the OP even started this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By prj71

This isn't for real is it? You honestly need a...

This isn't for real is it? You honestly need a kit to match the bike?

Some serious OCD happening if this post is real.//
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