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06-11-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Sintered pads are more expensive and put more...

Sintered pads are more expensive and put more wear on the rotor, even on rotors rated for them. so not a way to save $. Where they shine is fade resistance on long descents, not on saving cost.
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06-05-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By HerrKaLeun

I assume you have a moving truck for all the...

I assume you have a moving truck for all the other crap. Why not just add the bike?

I'm no racer, but think one would want to train with the exact bike one is racing. Same fit. Gearing etc.
05-31-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,445
Posted By HerrKaLeun

You can use a GX Eagle derailleur with an xD, HG...

You can use a GX Eagle derailleur with an xD, HG or the HG+ cassette. To the RD it only matters the spacing between cogs is the same or nearly the same.

You cannot put an xD cassette on non-xD...
05-30-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By HerrKaLeun

New cassette or chainring - always new chain...

New cassette or chainring - always new chain unless it only has a few miles on. Saving on the cheap chain is false economics.
05-26-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By HerrKaLeun

If OP has different rim widths, which could be...

If OP has different rim widths, which could be the case since one set is for gravel and one for road, he also would have to adjust rim brakes between wheels. And you have to adjust rim brakes...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,142
Posted By HerrKaLeun

It should be easy to find vegans. They typically...

It should be easy to find vegans. They typically wear shirts and other signs showing the rest of us how inadequate we are. They also will inject veganism into every conversation.

I know this isn't...
05-16-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Unless the RD is worn out or not adjusted...

Unless the RD is worn out or not adjusted properly, all shifting quality is a function of the shifter.

Also check hanger alignment.
05-15-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By HerrKaLeun

I buy a bell after all hikers took their earbuds...

I buy a bell after all hikers took their earbuds out
05-12-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By HerrKaLeun

If you are interested in di2 stuff you shouldn't...

If you are interested in di2 stuff you shouldn't be someone who has to worry about budget.....

Just use excel and list all the parts you want, google for prices and add up. Depending on what your...
05-10-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 985
Posted By HerrKaLeun

$20 for this innovation? Isn't April 1st over...

$20 for this innovation? Isn't April 1st over already?

Next time I run out of electrical tape i safe the plastic drum and glue some foam on it.
05-10-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,953
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Test riding position on both carefully. An Mtb is...

Test riding position on both carefully. An Mtb is less optimized to put you in a good position to ride for hours on a path. It is more build to position you for ascending and descending on rocky...
05-05-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,035
Posted By HerrKaLeun

You still can get triples, even up to SLX level. ...

You still can get triples, even up to SLX level.
So no reason to panic.

Just make sure your frame and tire clearance works for it. But that is not Shomano's fault.

Ultimately bike...
05-04-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By HerrKaLeun

If it works, don't replace unless you go to a new...

If it works, don't replace unless you go to a new crank with external bearings.

No offense, but it sounds like you have an opinion already and want us to confirm what you already want to do and...
04-05-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,033
Posted By HerrKaLeun

You may have misunderstood and people referred to...

You may have misunderstood and people referred to up-right bikes when they mentioned the 10 mile limit? Obviously it isn't a physical limit.... but for practical reasons riding more than 10 miles on...
08-04-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,034
Posted By HerrKaLeun

For your riding a hybrid would be suitable. Get...

For your riding a hybrid would be suitable. Get the widest tire clearance as possible (regardless of your weight). Very few can use wider tires (my Toughroad can take 2.25" and is an absolute...
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