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08-19-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By mstateglfr

Laughing at people using slime...is that...

Laughing at people using slime...is that necessary?
I half dont think it is necessary, but the other half is curious since I dont even use tubeless, much less slime. LOL at me too, I guess.
...
08-19-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont think a 12-25 11sp MTB cassette wouldnt...

I dont think a 12-25 11sp MTB cassette wouldnt have a lot of application. Most anything on the higher end of MTB(so 11sp) is 1x at this point, so a wider range cassette is needed to get the easy...
08-19-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By mstateglfr

At their prices, including tape might bankrupt...

At their prices, including tape might bankrupt em!
Pay attention to the wheels after the first few rides- since the wheels are machine built and not really relieved, the wheels will often ping...
08-19-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By mstateglfr

Unfortunate that vintage touring bikes arent an...

Unfortunate that vintage touring bikes arent an option- since the Surly CC in his correct size is going to mirror many of the features and geometry measurements of vintage touring bikes.
The CC...
08-19-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By mstateglfr

What shorts did you buy that had too much...

What shorts did you buy that had too much padding? LG, like other brands, has different pad styles. Did you buy one that is thicker than what you like?...if so, then is it really LG's fault?
...
08-18-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By mstateglfr

Out of stock products- specifically Ritchey

I love Ritchey Pave tape. The texture, cushion, and durability have been great.
Black is out of stock- everywhere.

How? How do companies manage their inventory so they find they are out of stock...
08-18-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 110,012
Posted By mstateglfr

Or just post the pics and info here instead of...

Or just post the pics and info here instead of directing people away from this website and to your personal site.
I have no idea why this practice is allowed on the forums since it drives away...
08-18-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,383
Posted By mstateglfr

Bad joke. Get off the stage

Bad joke. Get off the stage
08-18-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 86,464
Posted By mstateglfr

Nice- based on website description, that looks...

Nice- based on website description, that looks like a Tange Sekei 7922 model. Hollow spindle, aluminum cups, etc.
Way nicer than the lowly Tange Sekei models that I snag for $11 in ebay!

I...
08-17-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,977,750
Posted By mstateglfr

Wasnt sure what the stem height could be- see...

Wasnt sure what the stem height could be- see that now, up to about 50mm.
Very neat- that should work great.

PM you info to buy one still?
08-17-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,788
Posted By mstateglfr

That's some fantastic history and great...

That's some fantastic history and great experiences!
08-17-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.the-house.com/qbzdoppro52bl18zz-breeze...

https://www.the-house.com/qbzdoppro52bl18zz-breezer-bikes.html?gclid=Cj0KCQjwy97qBRDoARIsAITONTLr89QD-G_FUVRDfhL4_9f9kSdVIqzEKQqxSWYHPITf-Pdq-3kUw1YaAiEbEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds

$800. Reliable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,472
Posted By mstateglfr

Forrest may have been comme ting on the speed,...

Forrest may have been comme ting on the speed, but I'll comment on the miles. Averaging 40miles per day for every day of the year is impressive as hell.
Obviously that's an average and there are...
08-17-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 86,464
Posted By mstateglfr

I thought about going with the 4piston, but the...

I thought about going with the 4piston, but the cheapest i found was $90 more and without discs. I wont use the included discs, but they could be good to have as spares for other bikes in our...
08-17-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,383
Posted By mstateglfr

you shouldn't ask why today- you should ask why...

you shouldn't ask why today- you should ask why the last to times. Accept that the last two times were a mistake and move on- it's just fast food.
The person at the window probably just didnt...
08-16-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By mstateglfr

Cant say Im surprised at the result. Being dumb...

Cant say Im surprised at the result. Being dumb tends to push your odds towards bad results.
08-16-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,223
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/610x457/5s4rfcr_51be42301ebf824e81edc720ff75bda7981c5975.png
08-16-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 86,464
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Flatmount juintech. Wanted something compatible with my 11sp...
08-16-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 775
Posted By mstateglfr

Lemond1985- How dare you disparage splatter...

Lemond1985- How dare you disparage splatter paint! Splatter shall go down as the greatest trend in bike paint ever. Ever!


On an actually serious note- the OP's bike is super neat and a heck...
08-16-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By mstateglfr

Conti claims 3 layers on their site and it's all...

Conti claims 3 layers on their site and it's all over the internet, just need to know how to interpret.
https://www.continental-tires.com/bicycle/tires/race-tires/grand-prix-4-season
The 3/330 is...
08-15-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,514
Posted By mstateglfr

I ride with a group of adults and kids for much...

I ride with a group of adults and kids for much of the year and use my multitool a few times a month for various issues across all types of bikes.

Tighten loose handlebars, re-center seatpost,...
08-15-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,424
Posted By mstateglfr

Speaking of- I have a wolftooth roadlink...

Speaking of- I have a wolftooth roadlink available to anyone that wants it. Used to use it on my gravel bike, but it just sits in one of my parts drawers now. Free to whomever needs it, just PM me...
08-15-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,424
Posted By mstateglfr

22t difference on the rings is still manageable? ...

22t difference on the rings is still manageable? Curious what FD is used for this setup.
08-15-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By mstateglfr

Horizontal dropouts- in addition to the already...

Horizontal dropouts- in addition to the already mentioned ability to run single speed without tensioner and your stated theory of the ability to effectively adjust chainstay length which gives you...
08-14-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 86,464
Posted By mstateglfr

I have these on all my bikes- the style with the...

I have these on all my bikes- the style with the bolt they then right eye. Went with orange outer and a black bolt.
If it matches the orange on the new frame, great. If it doesnt, I'll move it to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18,724
Views: 3,730,362
Posted By mstateglfr

Woah that paint!

Woah that paint!
08-14-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By mstateglfr

I compared the largest Milwaukee to the same size...

I compared the largest Milwaukee to the same size in Gunnar. New geometry must be in play for Gunnar.
Regardless, it's mostly minor differences. A few mm of stack or reach, a half degree...
08-14-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,977,750
Posted By mstateglfr

Fantastic! Its the perfect size frame- not too...

Fantastic! Its the perfect size frame- not too small to look wonky and not too large to look wonky.
And it reminds me I need to investigate your threadless conversion to better understand it as I...
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 02:29 PM
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,603
Posted By mstateglfr

How does social media exposure play a part? And...

How does social media exposure play a part? And what stigma does NW AR that is tough to beat even though people are going there?
Confused is an understatement.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,264
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting. I have often thought about this in...

Interesting. I have often thought about this in that Ive never understood why getting my arms in is going to make me faster when my shoulders are already wider than where my arms are and my hands...
08-14-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By mstateglfr

Heck of a deal for sure, considering fork is...

Heck of a deal for sure, considering fork is included. A HyperX is $1350 PLUS fork($500-600 depending).

The frame geometry per the link, is different from Gunnar Crosshairs and Gunnar HyperX...
08-14-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By mstateglfr

Ha! Thats fantastic- i figured you were joking...

Ha! Thats fantastic- i figured you were joking until I re-read the first post. Is that a thing- abbreviating the breed so its common knowledge? I would just say, 'I want to run my dog', but I am...
08-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting- hadn't seen this before. Pretty...

Interesting- hadn't seen this before. Pretty worthless geometry chart, considering it's expected most everyone order sigh unseen. Lack of detail is head sctratching.
08-14-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By mstateglfr

Buy a gunnar xx frame then. Get whatever style...

Buy a gunnar xx frame then. Get whatever style disc brakes you want since they offer all options.
Transfer what you can from your current bike, get a new wheelset, and enjoy.
08-13-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By mstateglfr

Not sure what 'gsp' stands for. Of the 4,...

Not sure what 'gsp' stands for.

Of the 4, looks like you have a clear favorite.

The topstone 105 gives you name brand rims, better tires, a nicer(lighter) crank, and 3 more gears within the...
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,831
Posted By mstateglfr

You claimed something, I grew curious and decided...

You claimed something, I grew curious and decided to bite on the claim since it was both confusing and interesting, then you completely changed your claim and responded like my questions were nuts.
...
08-13-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,382
Posted By mstateglfr

Never been, much less toured. A couple...

Never been, much less toured.

A couple active posters have toured the island in the last few years though. jefnvk niknak tourist-in-msn

Pretty sure upright rigid mtb style frames were used...
08-13-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,977,750
Posted By mstateglfr

Couple people have messaged about it in the last...

Couple people have messaged about it in the last few days, but no lookers yet. I didnt price it to move though. The large size plus price may mean it sits for a bit.
08-13-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,159
Posted By mstateglfr

Ha- a year ago, a co-worker who is a bit over 50...

Ha- a year ago, a co-worker who is a bit over 50 came over to my desk to read something and I chuckled because she had reading cheaters already on, a pair up in her hair, and a pair on a chain...
08-13-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By mstateglfr

Back then, if 30 people fell, bounced their head...

Back then, if 30 people fell, bounced their head off the pavement and dragged their skulls on the ground for 10' ripping open their ear/scalp, they would typically be worse off than if 30 people did...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,264
Posted By mstateglfr

I havent. I can get just as low on the tops as I...

I havent. I can get just as low on the tops as I can in the drops- its just a matter of bending my elbows more.
08-13-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By mstateglfr

The Diamondback Haanjo 1 is cheapest at $470 and...

The Diamondback Haanjo 1 is cheapest at $470 and has the highest level derailleurs(though its debatable if that matters). The gearing is most limited with a 38/36 stock bailout ratio. Brakes are...
08-13-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,159
Posted By mstateglfr

Happy to see it kept that way. What is a...

Happy to see it kept that way.

What is a 'mature man', exactly- is it based on age only? View and approach to life?
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,831
Posted By mstateglfr

You said that you basically live at a supermarket...

You said that you basically live at a supermarket right now. Given that statement, all my questions made sense. Finding out now that 'basically live at a supermarket' just means you grocery shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,797
Posted By mstateglfr

I roll up to the general store, lean my bike...

I roll up to the general store, lean my bike against the front, and walk in. I dont even give a second thought to someone stealing my bike when Im out on a ride and at a Casey's or whatever...
08-13-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,149
Posted By mstateglfr

If a car is squeezing by you while an oncoming...

If a car is squeezing by you while an oncoming vehicle goes by you in the other direction, you are too far to the right. Pretty simple fix- move further left.
View yourself as a slow moving vehicle...
08-13-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,977,750
Posted By mstateglfr

looks to be single speed. Instead of a cable...

looks to be single speed. Instead of a cable stop cap, they kept the rear cable stop to cover the brazed on attachment boss. and they attached a bell on the left side.
08-13-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By mstateglfr

Cdale frames in the 90s were well made, yes. ...

Cdale frames in the 90s were well made, yes. They were typically the same frame withing a lineup and the differences between models were just components. Based on that picture, the original cable...
08-13-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont change my wheels based on season, so I...

I dont change my wheels based on season, so I cant be of any help there. Not sure why I would change them- the ones that work in the spring work just fine in the following seasons too.
As for...
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