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04-12-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By prj71

Can you explain how the disc brake pads are...

Can you explain how the disc brake pads are rubbing the wheel?
04-09-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By prj71

That's a good recommendation. My GF has that...

That's a good recommendation. My GF has that bike.
04-08-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure what the point of this post is. ...

I'm not sure what the point of this post is.

https://spotbikes.com/products/rocker-ss?variant=32140479889442
04-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By prj71

Get the Giant. Way better than the Diamondback. ...

Get the Giant. Way better than the Diamondback.

Is $1000 your budget?
03-31-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,132
Posted By prj71

In my opinion....Having once rode something like...

In my opinion....Having once rode something like that in the past...The better geometry, 29er tires and disc brakes are worth the upgrade.

Some might disagree based on nostalgia and emotion vs....
03-30-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 599
Posted By prj71

I'm trying to figure out why we care about this?

I'm trying to figure out why we care about this?
03-30-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,962
Posted By prj71

Did someone say Tubes? ...

Did someone say Tubes?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ_k_VG6Syc
Forum: Fatbikes
03-30-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By prj71

Girlfriend's New Ride

Kona Woo

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,070
Posted By prj71

LOL. They usually come with tubes but are...

LOL. They usually come with tubes but are tubeless ready. You usually have to set it up tubeless yourself.
03-29-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,684
Posted By prj71

Except nobody wants to ride something that ugly...

Except nobody wants to ride something that ugly looking.
03-25-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,684
Posted By prj71

Even bigger yet is they are made with cheap...

Even bigger yet is they are made with cheap inferior materials. Even if the department store had a competent person to assemble the BSO, quality materials aren't there.
03-25-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,684
Posted By prj71

The thing is this isn't just a bike thing. Pick a...

The thing is this isn't just a bike thing. Pick a hobby. Any hobby. Be it photography, downhill skiing, snow shoeing, fly fishing, trap shooting, golfing etc. The good quality equipment, just like in...
03-22-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By prj71

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has...

Spend an extra $50 and get the Talon which has disc brakes.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-18-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By prj71

It's the norm on almost every trail I ride in WI....

It's the norm on almost every trail I ride in WI. There are select segments on some trail systems where it's only one way, such as a downhill jumpline, but for the most part 95% of the trails are...
03-17-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By prj71

The cheapest Rockshox fork is better than...

The cheapest Rockshox fork is better than anything made by Suntour. I would start there. Rockshox Recon or Reba.
03-08-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By prj71

Watch some Youtube videos on mountain bike...

Watch some Youtube videos on mountain bike skills.

You'll learn more from those videos than you will on this forum.
03-02-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,890
Posted By prj71

Once price and weight issues are solved, this or...

Once price and weight issues are solved, this or something similar will be the future...

https://pinion.eu/en/

https://www.cyclingabout.com/tour-with-a-pinion-gearbox/
...
02-24-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By prj71

For those of you that don't want to mess with...

For those of you that don't want to mess with it...

Shockspital - Local and mail-in MTB suspension service (http://www.shockspital.com/about.php)
Forum: Fatbikes
02-23-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By prj71

Salsa Beargrease has a 197mm rear hub. Unless...

Salsa Beargrease has a 197mm rear hub. Unless you are talking about an older model.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-23-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By prj71

I jump from road, to mountain to fat bike all the...

I jump from road, to mountain to fat bike all the time. Q-factor isn't even noticeable to me at all.

If you think it's going to be a problem, try to make sure whatever fat bike you choose has...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-22-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By prj71

I'm skeptical at that price. I would go for one...

I'm skeptical at that price. I would go for one of these...

https://veetireco.com/product/fat-bike-apache-fattyslick/

https://veetireco.com/product/fat-bike-chicane/
...
02-17-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,250
Posted By prj71

E-bikes are fine. As long as they stay off the...

E-bikes are fine. As long as they stay off the mountain bike trail. And it's not about whether or not they will destroy the trail or not. It's about their speed and a safety factor.

You ever...
02-17-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By prj71

LOL. Nobody rides a mountain bike on trails at...

LOL. Nobody rides a mountain bike on trails at 40 psi.

Milesf...at your weight ~20 psi would be a good starting point.
02-12-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,260
Posted By prj71

If you are riding mountain bike trails this is...

If you are riding mountain bike trails this is such a bad idea.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-11-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By prj71

If one is inclined to use a gauge all the time...

If one is inclined to use a gauge all the time then precision becomes more important than accuracy.
02-09-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By prj71

Congrats on the new bike. Looks like you are...

Congrats on the new bike. Looks like you are having fun.

Just a word of caution...Bike looks muddy...Continuously riding in those conditions will destroy your drive train and brakes.

You may...
02-08-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,402
Posted By prj71

Back in 2005 that bike was ~$1500 MSRP new. ...

Back in 2005 that bike was ~$1500 MSRP new.

Kinda of the point of the meme on this thread...It's not about getting into mountain biking with used bike you may find a good deal on. It's about the...
02-02-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,402
Posted By prj71

Not dissuading people but it's a reality check...

Not dissuading people but it's a reality check that if you take this on as hobby it isn't going to be cheap. Especially if you want something that's reliable and durable...
...
02-02-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By prj71

The one drawback to flats is that even with the...

The one drawback to flats is that even with the best pins and super grippy shoes is that at some point along some trail your feet will come off the pedal and you will take a pedal full of pins to...
02-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,402
Posted By prj71

The meme is a rip on those that think they can...

The meme is a rip on those that think they can get into this hobby and expect to only have to spend $500-$1000 with the expectation that they are going to have good top quality equipment.

Can be...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-21-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By prj71

You are definitely the poster boy for Surly.

You are definitely the poster boy for Surly.
01-21-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,329
Posted By prj71

It comes down to having the right tool for the...

It comes down to having the right tool for the job.

Would you buy a mountain bike and expect it to be a great performer as a road bike?

If you are riding true single track then get yourself a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,551
Posted By prj71

Who told you or where did you read that there...

Who told you or where did you read that there would be a performance gain going tubeless on road bike? If someone told you that or if you read it somewhere....they are wrong.

You will see a gain...
01-19-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,452
Posted By prj71

Then if he isn't really getting into mountain...

Then if he isn't really getting into mountain biking then there is no need for a dropper post to ride flat trail systems.

However the dude indicated otherwise...



The dropper post was...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-07-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 42,391
Posted By prj71

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01-07-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,069
Posted By prj71

Lol. Guess I didn't notice the date on this...

Lol. Guess I didn't notice the date on this thread. :lol:
01-06-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By prj71

You are comparing apples to oranges. Brakes...

You are comparing apples to oranges.

Brakes are used more in less miles on a mountain bike vs. a road bike.

Just ride it and don't worry about it.
12-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By prj71

No kidding!!! $350 worth of parts slapped on a...

No kidding!!! $350 worth of parts slapped on a $50 Walmart bike.

:lol:
Forum: Fatbikes
12-14-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,037
Posted By prj71

Easily remedied with a higher tire pressure. ...

Easily remedied with a higher tire pressure.

To answer the posters question...yes it's possible. I've done it numerous times.
Forum: Fatbikes
12-11-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,368
Posted By prj71

Lol. I was just up in Two Harbors last...

Lol.

I was just up in Two Harbors last winter. Did a day of fat biking at the Demonstration Forest. Gravel, MMR, and ATV trails are usually pretty rideable with gravel bike or hard tail mountain...
12-11-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By prj71

Not sure this is a good recommendation. They...

Not sure this is a good recommendation. They trap in moisture and make it worse.
Forum: Fatbikes
12-10-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,368
Posted By prj71

I'll take you on some rocky rooty single track...

I'll take you on some rocky rooty single track trails in Wisconsin. You'd be eating those words and wishing you had a front suspension fork.
12-04-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By prj71

There is a youtube video review on the bike and...

There is a youtube video review on the bike and it weighs ~22 lbs.

But more than weight, it's the ride. Once you've ridden a carbon frame bike you won't go back to aluminum or steel.
11-24-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By prj71

At $5000 you have a good selection of bikes to...

At $5000 you have a good selection of bikes to choose from. Go out and ride some and find out what works for you.

27.5 or 29 is a personal choice. Although 29 rolls over chunk much better.
11-20-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,395
Posted By prj71

Sounds fun...until you have to climb a hill. ...

Sounds fun...until you have to climb a hill.

No itis here.
11-20-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,132
Posted By prj71

The steerer is tapered. 1-1/2" on the bottom and...

The steerer is tapered. 1-1/2" on the bottom and tapers to 1-1/8 going towards the top. The fatter lower portion of the steerer tube makes the fork stiffer. And the tapered head tube that houses...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-18-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,485
Posted By prj71

Both of those are fine bikes. I have a...

Both of those are fine bikes.

I have a Borealis Crestone in my possession right now. Looking at buying it for the girlfriend. It's a nice bike.

Also...if you ever plan to ride bumpy, rocky,...
10-22-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By prj71

^^^^What he said. Light and squishy... ...

^^^^What he said.

Light and squishy...
https://spotbikes.com/products/ryve-115?variant=31913352724514

I just bought one of these. Around 28 lbs but fun as hell....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,680
Posted By prj71

Or go tubeless and look at pinch flats in the...

Or go tubeless and look at pinch flats in the rear view mirror.
09-10-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By prj71

Then you are looking at two bikes. The right...

Then you are looking at two bikes. The right tool for the job.
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