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02-17-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 545
Posted By Gconan

I ride a lot on the sidewalk. 99% of the time...

I ride a lot on the sidewalk. 99% of the time there is no one on them. On the rare time there is I get off and go around the person, giving them priority. 32mm tires work good. Of course I use...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Gconan

I don't see how that deal can be beat. Fantastic...

I don't see how that deal can be beat. Fantastic group, fantastic weight (even if a pound over) and fantastic steel. All at the lowest prices. The only bummer is ", the clearances around the wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By Gconan

27 miles today. Almost all Greenway and...

27 miles today. Almost all Greenway and sidewalk. Thank God for 32mm tires. Continental Grand Prix 5000 tubeless. Smoothed out the broken pavement and roots under the Greenway.
02-16-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 568
Posted By Gconan

Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Gconan

It looks like a fantastic deal!

It looks like a fantastic deal!
02-15-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Gconan

I have to remind myself to look at the original...

I have to remind myself to look at the original date of a thread before I click on it. Who would resurrect such an ancient thread? For what reason? No good reason no doubt!
02-10-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

I think it would be utterly ridiculous to boycott...

I think it would be utterly ridiculous to boycott bikes without published weight's. The majority of bike company's don't do it anyway. But ball park weight's would be nice. Within 1/4 - 1/2 pound ...
02-10-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

All bike shops weigh any bike I ask them to. They...

All bike shops weigh any bike I ask them to. They are glad to do it, and they all have scales. It is ordering a model from a smaller shop that does not carry in stock certain models. Bikes of unknown...
02-09-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

Why don't people want us to know how much a bike...

Why don't people want us to know how much a bike weighs before we buy it?
02-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

Sometimes it is a 5 pound weight difference. ...

Sometimes it is a 5 pound weight difference. Sometimes a person is at their optimum weight limit and should not loose twenty pounds. Then the issue is real.
02-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

It was 4.5#s difference. Hard tail to hard tail....

It was 4.5#s difference. Hard tail to hard tail. Xc vs trail. But you are right, the trail bike has brought more joy in the long run perhaps.
02-07-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

Ok true enough.

Ok true enough.
02-07-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

Jamis Fuji Salsa Trek Scott NS bikes ...

Jamis
Fuji
Salsa
Trek
Scott
NS bikes

Any more?
02-07-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

Oh, one more! Scott bikes list weights! And so...

Oh, one more! Scott bikes list weights! And so do NS Bikes. That's 6!
02-07-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

That is good to know. Thanks! 4 honest...

That is good to know. Thanks! 4 honest manufacturers have been found.
02-07-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,349
Posted By Gconan

Jamis and Fuji and Salsa are three that list...

Jamis and Fuji and Salsa are three that list weights for usually a medium size. The others do not because they do not want you to know how heavy they are. I ordered a mountain bike that a local shop...
02-07-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By Gconan

LiterCage Fit Guide...

LiterCage Fit Guide (https://widefoot.com/fit-guide/)
The LiterCage stainless steel bottle cage fits most 3.5″ diameter bottles.
Listed below are products which our customers have seen success in...
02-07-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By Gconan

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Wide foot carries big bottle cages that carry insulated and non-insulated. 32, 40 &...
02-06-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 943
Posted By Gconan

Perhaps beer sponsorship of races is the reason...

Perhaps beer sponsorship of races is the reason for the trend.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,231
Posted By Gconan

Good to know about the looks. I needed more...

Good to know about the looks. I needed more support as well so the newer XTR SPDs 2019 or newer solved the problem for me....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,231
Posted By Gconan

God inspired shimano to create SPD pedals. I've...

God inspired shimano to create SPD pedals. I've walked down steep banks with my bike. I have crossed creeks on a tree and also steping stones while carrying my bike....
02-01-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Gconan

Beautiful frame! I'd like one myself.

Beautiful frame! I'd like one myself.
02-01-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By Gconan

I remember when I first got my mountain bike. On...

I remember when I first got my mountain bike. On the Greenway I thought I was flexing the frame, but then I saw the fork bobbing up and down. Fantastic fork for the rough stuff.
02-01-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 740
Posted By Gconan

Was there a pro wrestler named mr pink?

Was there a pro wrestler named mr pink?
01-30-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,373
Posted By Gconan

Test ride those two bikes that are on sale. Make...

Test ride those two bikes that are on sale. Make sure they fit before buying though. You have to get the right size no matter what. Those two bikes are two good ones to test ride. Enjoy. There are...
01-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,283
Posted By Gconan

Visit local bike shops. Test ride some bikes. ...

Visit local bike shops. Test ride some bikes. The salesmen will suggest some to test, but you also pick some to test ride.
here is some info about groupsets SHIMANO ROAD BIKE GROUPSETS...
01-20-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,846
Posted By Gconan

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01-20-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,846
Posted By Gconan

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01-20-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,846
Posted By Gconan

I could not very well until I got good support...

I could not very well until I got good support pedals with good platforms . With large or better platforms I can stand up much longer.
...
01-20-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 449
Posted By Gconan

Wilderness Trail Bikes saddles on my bikes. My...

Wilderness Trail Bikes saddles on my bikes. My first 2 bikes by the third ride I was in immense pain and could not ride a fourth time so I bought WTB saddles and they cured the problem right away.
01-20-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Gconan

No.

No.
01-18-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,674
Posted By Gconan

If this is the color of the Orbea, I would say go...

If this is the color of the Orbea, I would say go for it.

https://www.orbea.com/us-en/bicycles/road/terra/cat/terra-m20-d-1x
01-18-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,674
Posted By Gconan

At those prices you can't go wrong. Many would...

At those prices you can't go wrong. Many would be lucky to have either at that level. Are they endurance bikes? Race bikes? Have you taken a test ride or 3 on each one?
01-12-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Gconan

I would visit some local bike shops and test ride...

I would visit some local bike shops and test ride some. Take a look around. Visit some websites of bike brands.
01-09-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Gconan

Wilderness Trail Bikes

Wilderness Trail Bikes
01-09-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Gconan

WTB saddles

WTB saddles
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Gconan

So do road bike people.

So do road bike people.
01-05-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Gconan

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-04-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,346
Posted By Gconan

We have the same bike and with pedals my size 53...

We have the same bike and with pedals my size 53 was 24.5 pounds. I also have the priority of me loosing the weight, and not the bike.
01-04-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Gconan

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01-04-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Gconan

I would get the large. And why not the cool...

I would get the large. And why not the cool Satin Rastor color? ?astaor Satin Rasta Rasta
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,812
Posted By Gconan

https://youtu.be/asEYkpW0vwQ

https://youtu.be/asEYkpW0vwQ
01-03-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Gconan

32mm 5000 Continental tubeless for comfort .

32mm 5000 Continental tubeless for comfort .
01-03-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By Gconan

Don't worry. When you crash with the bike still...

Don't worry. When you crash with the bike still attached then you can unclip after, realize you are unhurt, then look around embarrassed to see if anyone saw. If no one saw its all good.
12-31-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,235
Posted By Gconan

Beautiful bike!

Beautiful bike!
12-29-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Gconan

Or you could take the seat post out and measure...

Or you could take the seat post out and measure with a standard tape measure and Google the measurement converter .
12-29-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Gconan

Close to the borderline but I would stick to 17"...

Close to the borderline but I would stick to 17" or medium no matter the wheel size.
12-29-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Gconan

I wonder how it got there? Great find. ...

I wonder how it got there? Great find. Adventure!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Gconan

I would order it from a NC bike shop. Even if...

I would order it from a NC bike shop. Even if they don't have your color in stock, they will gladly get it shipped in for you.
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