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02-28-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,073
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHS0XyEQ1tI GCN...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHS0XyEQ1tI
GCN just built one on their channel. I'm right there with you, 40 mins is about my limit if I don't want to hurt. I did the Alpe Du Zift just so I could...
02-14-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Canker

https://electricbikereview.com/forums/attachments/...

https://electricbikereview.com/forums/attachments/1573319692225-png.41216/
The actual difference between a 26 and 27.5 is only 1inch so meh not a problem. I ran a 29er front wheel with a 29er fork...
02-14-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Canker

What fork are you planning to run? I'm sure...

What fork are you planning to run? I'm sure somebody will come a long and do the math but I doubt the change would be extreme. Most frames can handle an extra 20mm of fork so I wouldn't be...
02-03-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Canker

No it isn't.

No it isn't.
02-03-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Canker

Certainly won't hurt. I run it on my mtn bike...

Certainly won't hurt. I run it on my mtn bike but haven't bothered on my road/gravel bike probably should but I'm lazy. 3m mastic tape is also really good for areas that take a serious beating.
02-02-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,163
Posted By Canker

Air fork 120mm or more and dropper post would be...

Air fork 120mm or more and dropper post would be my #1 concern. I've never ridden in that area but every video I see of that area looks rough so I wouldn't want a straight up XC bike. Weight and...
01-30-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,319
Posted By Canker

Mountain biking I'll do into the teens F. The...

Mountain biking I'll do into the teens F. The speeds are low and the effort is high so it isn't hard to say warm. Road biking on the other hand I really don't like doing bellow 60F. Windchill sucks...
01-30-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU35-JZoFwo I'm...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU35-JZoFwo
I'm not going to say they all have a way to do that but a lot have some way to do that.
01-18-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Canker

I really wouldn't worry about 10mm. A lot of...

I really wouldn't worry about 10mm. A lot of bikes are specced for a range of fork anyway, my FS comes with either a 130 or 140, and my hardtail fame is rated for 120-150. I'm running 140 on both. ...
01-15-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Canker

For what it is worth. The hitch on my focus has...

For what it is worth. The hitch on my focus has one of those stupid tabs on it so I drilled it out. I did it because I run a 1up rack and couldn't insert it as far as I would have liked, doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,360
Posted By Canker

Dropper posts on road bikes will start becoming...

Dropper posts on road bikes will start becoming the rim brake vs disc brake fight this year.
01-10-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Canker

or just run a shimano 11-34 11 speed cassette...

or just run a shimano 11-34 11 speed cassette instead. They fit 10 speed freehub bodies.
01-10-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Canker

On mine if you pull the seat post out and look at...

On mine if you pull the seat post out and look at the bottom the cable is pulling a lever that depresses a ball bearing and the BB sticks occasionally. I just put a little chain oil on the BB when I...
01-10-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Canker

Helicopter tape might work ok but it is also made...

Helicopter tape might work ok but it is also made to be easily removable without gooing things up which is why it is so great as a frame protector. I would think that easy to remove quality would...
01-10-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By Canker

Lots actually. On my Surly I just jammed the...

Lots actually. On my Surly I just jammed the wheel all the way forward every time so it wasn't really an issue but mine wasn't a single speed setup, no chain tension to worry about. Would a set of...
01-02-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Canker

without pics I'm just going to throw this out...

without pics I'm just going to throw this out there.
https://wheelsmfg.com/blog/standard-mount-vs-direct-mount-derailleur-hangers.html
I'm going to guess you have a direct mount hanger and are...
12-17-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Canker

The chain guide isn't meant to work with that...

The chain guide isn't meant to work with that style of bash gaurd so you might remove one or the other. The chain guide is pointless as currently setup. If you don't have a narrow wide chainring...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,600
Posted By Canker

You need a 2" receiver to handle 4+ bikes. The...

You need a 2" receiver to handle 4+ bikes. The generic saying is that if you add an extension you half your max tongue weight due to the extra leverage. mstateglfr already mentioned the standard...
12-06-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,785
Posted By Canker

1x is great for specialized purposes but for a...

1x is great for specialized purposes but for a road/gravel bike I'd want and have 2x.
I wanted a fairly tight cassette for road riding so I could find a comfortable cadence no matter the speeds so...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Canker

I run a 46/30 crank on my road bike that does...

I run a 46/30 crank on my road bike that does double duty as a gravel bike. How much time on a typical ride do you spend pedaling at over 30mph? It is a lot less than I spend pedaling at 8mph...
11-23-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By Canker

Just to say it. You can run a presta tube in the...

Just to say it. You can run a presta tube in the wheel that has been drilled out for schrader, it really doesn't matter.
11-16-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Canker

It wouldn't be a bad idea to just go ahead and...

It wouldn't be a bad idea to just go ahead and pull the fork lowers and change the oil.
11-11-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By Canker

Yeah JohnJ80 just gave you the right info. I...

Yeah JohnJ80 just gave you the right info. I used the ISC Racers tape and if you read the reviews they are full of bikers. Now if you have an area of the bike that takes a heavy beating you might...
11-08-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Canker

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1063810-ch...

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1063810-chain-sticking-one-cog-cassette-isn-t-bad-link-11-speed-105-a.html
Just going to post that about the used bike I bought that came running a 10 speed...
11-07-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Canker

Are you seeing air bubbles in the fluid when you...

Are you seeing air bubbles in the fluid when you bleed them again?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By Canker

No such thing as too low. Just means you haven't...

No such thing as too low. Just means you haven't hit a steep enough hill yet ;).
<----- Another 46/30 11-32 rider here. It is my gravel/road bike that spends 98.34% of the time as a road bike. At...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By Canker

Shimano MTB pedals are what you recommend when...

Shimano MTB pedals are what you recommend when somebody ask for a pedal that DOESN'T have much float.

I'm still running 2 pairs of old as dirt time atac aliums on my MTBs because they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By Canker

Never used Frogs but my Time Attacks are pretty...

Never used Frogs but my Time Attacks are pretty floaty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,346
Posted By Canker

I'm running 46/30 cranks and spin out at 32ish...

I'm running 46/30 cranks and spin out at 32ish MPH so I tuck. I've hit 50mph in the past but I don't like the idea of sliding my flesh on pavement while basically naked so much over 35mph is getting...
10-25-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Canker

MTBing improves your bike handling skills which...

MTBing improves your bike handling skills which translates over to road biking.

I mtn bike for fun and I road bike to make mtn biking more fun.

I was going to comment about how I'm more afraid...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By Canker

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike...

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike because as shelby pointed out at the time it was the only option. I've ran oval on my mtn bikes before as well. I'm one of those people that can't...
10-25-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By Canker

It has disc tabs or it has the spot to bolt disk...

It has disc tabs or it has the spot to bolt disk tabs on to. Had a 2003 GF sugar 29er years ago and even then the adapter was a PITA to find....
10-15-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Canker

No. $600 is way to much for basically just a...

No. $600 is way to much for basically just a drivetrain upgrade. If you really aren't happy upgrade your shifter to GX or higher which will be way cheaper.
10-15-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By Canker

Lets clarify something any cassette that starts...

Lets clarify something any cassette that starts with an 11 tooth will fit on a your 8+ speed freehub any that starts with 10 will not. So you could even go 12 speed if you wanted. I currently run...
10-08-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Canker

your problem isn't the cassette or RD it is the...

your problem isn't the cassette or RD it is the frame. I don't think they are many mountain bike frames out there where a 42/44 single chainring will clear the chainstay.
10-06-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HPMfaDteKg any...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HPMfaDteKg
any 160mm centerlock rotor will work
10-04-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Canker

that is a good thing in this case v-brakes and 8...

that is a good thing in this case v-brakes and 8 speed win
10-02-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Canker

Most of the people putting 27.5 wheels on 29ers...

Most of the people putting 27.5 wheels on 29ers are putting 27.5+ tires on those wheels so there is very little difference in the diameter between the two. The rest are running 27.5 just in the rear...
10-01-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Canker

You shouldn't just slap 27.5 wheels on a 29er...

You shouldn't just slap 27.5 wheels on a 29er bike, it will throw all the geo out of whack. If nothing else your lower BB height will be annoying as hell, pedal strikes left and right. Just keep...
09-28-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By Canker

Yeah I say forget going to 12 speed, go Box Prime...

Yeah I say forget going to 12 speed, go Box Prime 9 instead. You will get more neato comments with that than 12 speed unless that 12 is AXS. 11 and 12 is so common place meh.

But really as it is...
09-27-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Canker

You don't need a new RD or shifter. The only...

You don't need a new RD or shifter. The only thing you need is a narrow wide chainring to replace your 2x or 3x rings you have now. Now if you want more range with your cassette then Sunrace makes...
09-25-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Canker

You need to check and see if your fork can handle...

You need to check and see if your fork can handle a bigger rotor. Physically you can slap a 203mm on there but the fork might not be strong enough to handle the leverage increase. Pretty much any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,555
Posted By Canker

I just did my 3 bikes, just wanted to try it. I...

I just did my 3 bikes, just wanted to try it. I used Gulfwax and PTFE both from Amazon but if I were to buy again I'd just buy Molten Speed Wax which already has the PTFE in it and ends up actually...
09-24-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By Canker

Better off walking BAH!!!!! Maybe it is because...

Better off walking BAH!!!!! Maybe it is because I'm mostly a mountain biker but the whole point is making up the hill on the bike.
09-23-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By Canker

Hate being one of those guys but at this point it...

Hate being one of those guys but at this point it is time to upgrade to a newer bike.
New drivetrain, brakes, wheels, fork = newer bike instead. If it were a highend/special bike sure but not for a...
09-17-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,723
Posted By Canker

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d...

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=pvc+truck+bike+rack
You can play around with that and find different options and instructions. Easy not much skill required.
09-08-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Canker

It isn't a waste of your lower gears. You don't...

It isn't a waste of your lower gears. You don't want to ride around in those on flats, big gaps. You are better off being in the tighter section of your cassette that is one of the advantages I...
09-07-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Canker

up your cadence. If you took 20 years off there...

up your cadence. If you took 20 years off there is no way you are running out of gear on the flats. I run 46/30 cranks and that is good for around 32ish mph without blowing my legs out spinning on...
09-07-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,636
Posted By Canker

Well my used carbon cross bike came with used...

Well my used carbon cross bike came with used carbon bars and a used carbon stem so I guess I would. I also then installed a old carbon seatpost I had left over from an aluminum mountain bike frame...
09-05-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Canker

If you are paying a shop to do the work nope skip...

If you are paying a shop to do the work nope skip it. Old full suspension bikes don't age well. Besides the design being out dated can you get the suspension parts(bushing and bearings) anymore? It...
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