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06-25-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By Metieval

per the context of the thread. they were...

per the context of the thread. they were discussing HUNT wheels.

so say a budget of something close to that. $400 ? give or take a bit.
06-25-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,565
Posted By Metieval

so if the argument was 36 strada bianca 36 TLR ...

so if the argument was 36 strada bianca 36 TLR vs Panaracer Gravel king slicks 38

**********
06-24-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 883
Posted By Metieval

if Gravel riding includes pavement then road...

if Gravel riding includes pavement then road helmet

if gravel riding includes some single track then use a mtb helmet.

if gravel riding includes pavement and single track then use a mtb...
06-23-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By Metieval

what other option are there for decent tubeless...

what other option are there for decent tubeless budget wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,477
Posted By Metieval

my 500 was flawless until they released a newer...

my 500 was flawless until they released a newer edge, and um updated my 500.

my 520 was flawless until they released the 530, and auto updated my 520.

I see a pattern here that disturbs me.
06-20-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By Metieval

in my opinion, vibrations are far worse than...

in my opinion, vibrations are far worse than bumpy.

If the front of your current bicycle is a compliance problem, then try using the handle bars to steer the bicycle rather than using them as an...
04-19-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,383
Posted By Metieval

Unless it is loomy, slicks are the greatest. ...

Unless it is loomy, slicks are the greatest.

oh and aggressive shoulder tires are dangerous on pavement, when you roll the knobs. so for mixed riding give me full slicks.

the MSO 40 is pretty...
04-19-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Metieval

I wish there were more options to the road plus, ...

I wish there were more options to the road plus, 'Road geo' like the Surly Midnight Special! fat slicks are super fun to ride! on pavement, packed hard dirt.
04-17-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Metieval

mud on a 44c slick sounds better then snow and...

mud on a 44c slick sounds better then snow and ice on a 25c

I betcha Ted has enough bike handling skill to handle a bit of mud on a slick.....
04-14-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Metieval

true, I guess I should have said comfort for me...

true, I guess I should have said comfort for me starts at having the hoods = to saddle height or lower than
04-13-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,151
Posted By Metieval

yeah geometry is pretty much the criteria for...

yeah geometry is pretty much the criteria for evaluating a gravel bike.

some will try to make it about weight though....
04-13-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,151
Posted By Metieval

cool..... maybe Ted Kind will drop Aero bars on a...

cool..... maybe Ted Kind will drop Aero bars on a MTB for gravel ..... OR NOT.
04-13-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Metieval

I have found more comfort in less stack not more...

I have found more comfort in less stack not more stack.
04-13-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,151
Posted By Metieval

Go re-read (everything) in context....

Go re-read (everything) in context....
04-13-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,151
Posted By Metieval

you seem to be lost so let me help you out..... ...

you seem to be lost so let me help you out.....

https://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-biking/
04-13-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By Metieval

your wheels will be fine with 38's I swapped...

your wheels will be fine with 38's

I swapped because I got a good deal on the mavics, and I like mavics.
04-13-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,151
Posted By Metieval

you drive to the trail head? some of us ride...

you drive to the trail head?

some of us ride to the trail head....;)
04-12-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,151
Posted By Metieval

dude... like hell yeah! when I test rode the...

dude... like hell yeah!

when I test rode the RDO I beat the heck out of it on some single track and it was a blast. take some of that edge off.... even better!
for people that want to get some...
04-12-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By Metieval

there are a number of semislick tires to choose...

there are a number of semislick tires to choose from


Nomad resist, (35c I think) cuts easy though

panaracer gravelking slicks 38c (no knowledge) will be my next tire, if I don't try a...
04-12-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By Metieval

yes it is a 2013 elite. I swapped out the crank...

yes it is a 2013 elite. I swapped out the crank and wheels.

If you are not needing much tread then a bigger semi slick tire will be good and not slow you down. and save some weight in the...
04-12-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By Metieval

that H5 is a rolling log, a bigger in the same...

that H5 is a rolling log, a bigger in the same thing will ride slower swap to a 38 panaracer pasela and you'll love it!!

...
04-08-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 491,462
Posted By Metieval

hmmmm that kind of makes me want to Drop bar my...

hmmmm that kind of makes me want to Drop bar my Schwinn Crosscut.

I am not sure what I would have to do with the Magura HS 11 brakes though.
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04-07-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

btw that picture of the BB was before I converted...

btw that picture of the BB was before I converted it to outboard from square taper. Swapping cranks and BBs helped, but not enough.... I got $40 for the FS.... too bad you had to saw your FSA up....
04-07-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

IMO the BB makes it suck. It sucks a large...

IMO the BB makes it suck. It sucks a large percentage of your inputted watts out and prevents them from reaching the road via tire. and then the Front fork is way over built, yet it still...
04-06-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

like uh talk me into it? haha honestly it...

like uh talk me into it? haha

honestly it isn't my first choice for a bike.

I am sort of like you SuperX or even caadX > Topstone. If I want a topstone I want a bike more capable of being...
04-06-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Metieval

apparently you do. pants on fire

apparently you do.

pants on fire
04-06-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Metieval

here I'll even start it..... ...

here I'll even start it.....

https://gearjunkie.com/?s=recall

what is the date on the 1 salsa fork recall post? April 5th....

so where are the other publications that you say exist**********??
04-06-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Metieval

Then post the articles and that include "DATES"...

Then post the articles and that include "DATES" of a public published salsa fork "RECALL".

I say they don't exist back when the SILENT hush hush stop sale went out. You say they do. so Google...
04-06-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Metieval

In simpleton terminology. the time for...

In simpleton terminology.

the time for Salsas buddies to produce and publish a Salsa recall puff piece would have been when Salsa QUIETLY issues a stop sale. Which was not April 5th 2019 !!!!!!...
04-06-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Metieval

what's the date on the Gear junkie article?

what's the date on the Gear junkie article?
04-06-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Metieval

I read the complete article. Gear junkie is...

I read the complete article.

Gear junkie is nothing more than a MN puff piece for MN outdoor companies like Salsa.

this Gear junkie article isn't a January publication but rather it is an APRIL...
04-06-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

maybe.....

maybe.....
04-06-19, 02:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Metieval

so Salsa can't be independent enough to announce...

so Salsa can't be independent enough to announce a recall on their own?

Maybe if ya didn't hire a $15 hour burger flipper to design a bicycle fork? Or was the designer a Participation award...
04-01-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,414
Posted By Metieval

so my gravel bike is a yesteryear mtb - 20...

so my gravel bike is a yesteryear mtb - 20 pounds

so what is in 20 lbs that makes it different? Ummm everything!!
03-31-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

It feels weird because they lengthened the top...

It feels weird because they lengthened the top tube. Run a size smaller stem than you normally do, and all will be right in the world again.

My guess.....
03-30-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,330
Posted By Metieval

yes and no While I enjoy gravel, the paved...

yes and no

While I enjoy gravel, the paved roads are getting worse than gravel. Gravel may have washboards here and there, but... some of this pavement , cracks, pot holes, joints, worn down to...
03-30-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,330
Posted By Metieval

I am confused $3,465 for Giant with Carbon...

I am confused

$3,465 for Giant with Carbon wheels, Ultegra or $3,400 for a Salsa with alloy wheels and 105

I mean I am sure there are arguments to be given for buying a salsa over the giant,...
03-29-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,330
Posted By Metieval

Nice! looked at pictures, and uhhh is your...

Nice! looked at pictures, and uhhh is your saddle nose that high on your RDO also? just curious
03-28-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,330
Posted By Metieval

only Salsa would Diss the their very own ...

only Salsa would Diss the their very own warbirds flexy BB to sell a New Salsa Warroad bike.....

stiffer!!! uh huh!!!
03-28-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,330
Posted By Metieval

not fair.... because that's a perfect bike right...

not fair.... because that's a perfect bike right there.
03-28-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,983
Posted By Metieval

as a 700 bike.... no! as a 650 bike it...

as a 700 bike.... no!

as a 650 bike it actually peaks my interest with the shorter chain stays.

Side thought: I wonder how bad it had to hurt them to admit the BB on their new V4 warbird is...
03-28-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

damn! that is criminal I've wondered...

damn! that is criminal



I've wondered because I've seen many Niner RLT AL & steel with 650s and those are also 75mm BB drops.

with that being said, my synapse was a 73mm BB drop and I was...
03-28-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

damn! that is criminal I've wondered...

damn! that is criminal



I've wondered because I've seen many Niner RLT AL & steel with 650s and those are also 75mm BB drops.

with that being said, my synapse was a 73mm BB drop and I was...
03-26-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,792
Posted By Metieval

If you want tubeless then GK slicks. ...

If you want tubeless then GK slicks.

Otherwise you could drop Panaracer Pasela 700x38 on there too... some puncture protect. and either would be way faster than the Nano's
03-26-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,983
Posted By Metieval

the revolt is 70mm BB drop .... you said low. to...

the revolt is 70mm BB drop .... you said low. to me low is 75 + Just thought I'd mention that. and the conduct brakes are heavy!

I am not sure how much weight you could knock off the Topstone...
03-24-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,367
Posted By Metieval

I totally would have bought it at any of the...

I totally would have bought it at any of the prices, I've just had a series of events taking my $ elsewhere. $2,200 is a steal!

bummed to as I like the blue better than the yellow /green

yet...
03-18-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Metieval

Cool. however... keep the bike, I have my own....

Cool.
however... keep the bike, I have my own. I'd be more interested in bicycle friendly floorplans/storage.

Oh and I still need a parking spot.
03-16-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 9,654
Posted By Metieval

I don't know any beer guzzling, pizza eating ,...

I don't know any beer guzzling, pizza eating , metformin swallowing, over weight people though...I don't hang with them types. so No, your words are new to me.
03-16-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 9,654
Posted By Metieval

that isn't the post you quoted though. so...

that isn't the post you quoted though.

so are you railing on me, or are you railing on fasting? ya'know, just to clear things up here.
03-16-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 9,654
Posted By Metieval

instead of butting out, try reading stuff in...

instead of butting out, try reading stuff in context?
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