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08-27-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By Beavis5220

I have almost 3,000 miles on my Gates belt drive...

I have almost 3,000 miles on my Gates belt drive with 8 speed Shimano Alfine IGH......it's been fantastic. Zero maintenance, no grease, and being able to shift when you are stopped is perfect for in...
08-23-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By Beavis5220

I almost went Gatorskins but got a good deal on...

I almost went Gatorskins but got a good deal on these and have been very happy with them.......FAST and no punctures ( about 700 miles on them )
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08-19-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By Beavis5220

I have a 2016 BMC AC02 with the Alfine 8 internal...

I have a 2016 BMC AC02 with the Alfine 8 internal hub.....best bike I've ever owned. The belt drive and the Nexus would make it the perfect commuter.
07-13-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,727
Posted By Beavis5220

fantastic bike shop in Miami area: ...

fantastic bike shop in Miami area:

https://www.alexbicycles.com/
07-10-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,315
Posted By Beavis5220

We had a good article in the local paper about a...

We had a good article in the local paper about a 70 year old guy that just couldn't keep up with his younger bike buddies anymore. These guys would go on 30 mile rides and he couldn't keep up (18-22...
07-03-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By Beavis5220

try to get them to drop that 2017 price (a...

try to get them to drop that 2017 price (a lot)......have you looked at the the Canyon's? You can try it for 30 days........and save $500+
Canyon 7.0 CF...
05-08-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By Beavis5220

By far my favorite pedals.....just received a new...

By far my favorite pedals.....just received a new color (turquoise) yesterday. Use the Freerider 510 shoes and it is like glue....
04-12-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,094
Posted By Beavis5220

This is your first step.....and pump them to...

This is your first step.....and pump them to 110psi. Also...Ergon GP3's......
02-12-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,859
Posted By Beavis5220

bike looks great.....I also have DT Swiss wheels...

bike looks great.....I also have DT Swiss wheels and they have been fantastic. Why the riser bars????
02-07-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,859
Posted By Beavis5220

You live in a beautiful part of Florida.....I've...

You live in a beautiful part of Florida.....I've kayaked Rainbow Springs and it's amazing...play golf every summer in Brooksville and spent my youth in Lake Panasoffkee and fishing the...
02-05-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,859
Posted By Beavis5220

Great bike......big fan of Canyon. I have a...

Great bike......big fan of Canyon. I have a similar set up on my BMC with the internal gear hub and Gates belt drive. I live in Florida and the 1x8 Gates is perfect for our roads. Your bike comes...
12-18-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,252
Posted By Beavis5220

I live in Florida and ride a 1x8, have zero...

I live in Florida and ride a 1x8, have zero issues and my "hills" are pretty tall bridges....you should be fine on a 1x11
11-06-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,408
Posted By Beavis5220

Nice looking bike! I have a BMC with that Alfine...

Nice looking bike! I have a BMC with that Alfine hub and Gates belt and absolutely love it.....it is heavy but no maintenance, no grease and to be able to shift after you stop are worth it to me....
08-14-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By Beavis5220

One of the best things I added to my bike was...

One of the best things I added to my bike was Ergon GP3's.....I don't like the look of bar ends in general but when I ride my other hybrid with regular Ergons I find myself grabbing for the ends. ...
06-13-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Beavis5220

So after seeing all the Raceface chesters on this...

So after seeing all the Raceface chesters on this thread I ordered them.....just as good a grip as the Saints...and they look great in yellow!
04-24-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Beavis5220

Shimano Saint MX80 pedals + Five Ten Freerider...

Shimano Saint MX80 pedals + Five Ten Freerider shoes.....learned about the Five Tens on this forum....one of the best purchases I have made.
12-02-17, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,312
Posted By Beavis5220

I've owned and absolutely enjoyed a Giant Escape...

I've owned and absolutely enjoyed a Giant Escape for years before I decided on the BMC. Where I live all you see is Trek, Giant, Specialized and Cannondale. I wanted something a little different...
12-01-17, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,312
Posted By Beavis5220

Research the BMC company...pretty cool story and...

Research the BMC company...pretty cool story and different. I too was looking at both these bikes and ended up with a BMC AC02 because the price was a steal. The bike is extremely well made, rare...
11-30-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,481
Posted By Beavis5220

I spent over a year looking at high-end hybrids...

I spent over a year looking at high-end hybrids and finally settled on the BMC AC02 Alfine 8...could not be happier...live in a very spread out city and its been perfect. Like the poster above said,...
09-29-17, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Beavis5220

I have a Giant Escape that I switch between 32mm...

I have a Giant Escape that I switch between 32mm Bontragers at 65-70 psi and 28mm Conti GP4000SII's at 110psi....it's like 2 totally different bikes.....feels like a luxury car vs a race car. You...
09-21-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,113
Posted By Beavis5220

flat roads in south florida.. switched stock...

flat roads in south florida.. switched stock Giant 32s to Conti 28s GP4000 S2s and gained 3-4 mph.....the difference is amazing
08-02-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,426
Posted By Beavis5220

I bike a lot at night and like the reflective...

I bike a lot at night and like the reflective sidewall on the new GP's
08-01-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,426
Posted By Beavis5220

Giant Escape's 700x32's stock then to Bontrager...

Giant Escape's 700x32's stock then to Bontrager AW 700x28's....what a difference, acceleration much improved, gained 2 - 3 mph top speed but a much harsher ride. About to put on Conti GP 4000s II...
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