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06-24-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Caliper

I have a helmet. It fits my head. My head is no...

I have a helmet. It fits my head. My head is no different shape or size when I ride paved roads or gravel roads or trails.
06-24-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By Rides4Beer

My gravel bike is 4lbs heavier than my road bike,...

My gravel bike is 4lbs heavier than my road bike, and I have no problem keeping up on fast group rides with a set of 28mm GP5Ks, can even still take some sprint zones (I could keep up with them with...
06-23-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By stanion

I've been enjoying Terrene Elwood 650bx47mm tires...

I've been enjoying Terrene Elwood 650bx47mm tires (the tough version):
...
06-22-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,670
Posted By BluFalconActual

Iím a roadie at heart and just picked up a 2020...

Iím a roadie at heart and just picked up a 2020 Revolt and after 3 days of ownership/riding, I can totally see it being a quiver killer. If I were to slap on a set of skinnier GP5000 tires, I can...
06-21-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By Abe_Froman

Yup. I've got a Focus Mares cyclocross bike. I...

Yup. I've got a Focus Mares cyclocross bike. I commute on it, race crits and ride fast group rides on 28mm GP4000s, race CX on it with 35mm knobbies, and race gravel with 40mm gravel tires. I SORT of...
06-19-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By Rides4Beer

Why avoid carbon? It's not going to crack, and if...

Why avoid carbon? It's not going to crack, and if it does, Giant will replace it. I think you need a new salesman for not recommending the Revolt Advanced 2 (unless you specifically told him no...
06-16-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,763
Posted By BluesDawg

The only condescending attitudes I'm seeing are...

The only condescending attitudes I'm seeing are coming from members of this forum. I enjoyed the video. Education First is one of my favorite pro tour teams. I've followed their coach, Jonathan...
06-10-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By Spoonrobot

IMO the all-around tire and road tire can be the...

IMO the all-around tire and road tire can be the same but you didn't really ask about that.

Anyway, I use the WTB Resolutes for my monster-cross bike. They're a good tire for singletrack and also...
06-10-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By rumrunn6

I have a set of 45mm Riddlers & they are great...

I have a set of 45mm Riddlers & they are great off road. I got them cuz I was pushing the envelope for the straight bar hybrid I was torturing off road & they helped a lot! the tires are so good, in...
05-26-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,624
Posted By shroomaroom

So I've done a quick 50km ride with it yesterday...

So I've done a quick 50km ride with it yesterday and besides the fact that it's really confortable the pockets are great ! I've put my keys, snacks, phone, gloves and cycling cap at one point or...
05-25-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 134,847
Posted By KeatonR

From today, South Fork CO

Exploring a fire road loop that became too rocky and technical. Was great gravel riding for about 10 miles up though.
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05-22-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,926
Posted By chas58

Hmmm, Read between the lines and do what Eric...

Hmmm, Read between the lines and do what Eric did. Mill City will build you a nice set of wheels for a competitive price. They can be exactly what you need to meet your needs (rather than trying to...
05-21-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 134,847
Posted By Happy Feet

I missed that before. Cool video :) We have...

I missed that before. Cool video :)
We have something similar a couple of blocks from our house, but it's a mtb area and all on the side of a mountain - no flats :(
05-20-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 134,847
Posted By Happy Feet

Taking my dog Molly for a run. This was some...

Taking my dog Molly for a run. This was some serious uphill work.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40929001433_dd5ceb074c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25mKQbv)
05-20-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 134,847
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47885627711_33...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47885627711_335e2b4c44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fXumNT)

Sonoma Road (https://flic.kr/p/2fXumNT) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
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05-15-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By HTupolev

Compass/Rene Herse tires are spec'd to be almost...

Compass/Rene Herse tires are spec'd to be almost as supple as possible. The lack of sidewall or puncture protection is a very deliberate choice to achieve that goal.

Lack of sidewall protection is...
05-15-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By chas58

Ted Kingís Bike for Land Run 100...

Ted Kingís Bike for Land Run 100 (https://janheine.wordpress.com/2019/04/16/ted-kings-bike-for-land-run-100/)Posted on April 16, 2019...
05-15-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By ksryder

I'll reserve judgment until after DK. I'm not...

I'll reserve judgment until after DK. I'm not being snarky--I'm truly interested to see what his experience with them will be. The knock on Compass tires from gravel riders I've known has always been...
05-15-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By wheelsmcgee

I actually just listened to this podcast this...

I actually just listened to this podcast this morning...I think Teds point was these types of tires (wide, smooth, light) are great on gravel...good rolling resistance, and the width and low pressure...
05-15-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By chas58

I’ll bite, and call BS. Yeah, 650b works...

I’ll bite, and call BS.

Yeah, 650b works great for that type of riding – randonee – long distance lower power steady state. He is talking 125 miles/day (for 4 day). Fat tires are great for long...
05-15-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By chas58

you should!

you should!
05-14-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,926
Posted By pbass

For my level of expertise, I'd go to my LBS and...

For my level of expertise, I'd go to my LBS and get advised on wheels for my bike. I'll do simple stuff myself like experiment with handlebars, stems, tires, maybe a front chainring here and there,...
05-13-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,926
Posted By ericzamora

My shop has Hunt wheels hanging from the ceiling,...

My shop has Hunt wheels hanging from the ceiling, for sale. if i wanted the Hunt gravel wheels, and they did not have them in stock, they'd bend over backwards in ordering them for me.

One of the...
05-11-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,926
Posted By ericzamora

I loved my 700cx40 MSOs. I love my 650bx47...

I loved my 700cx40 MSOs. I love my 650bx47 wheels/tires twice as much! Both are tubeless. It may be all in my head, but my 650b wheels and tire combo just seems more fun than the 700cx40s. I run them...
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