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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 923
Posted By Canker

Try the business card trick again only put it on...

Try the business card trick again only put it on one side and then try and standing and see if it rubs. If it does do the card trick but on the other pad and try again. You may just have to do it the...
01-16-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 220
Posted By Canker

they are mountain bike wheels. Just run the...

they are mountain bike wheels. Just run the shimano 11-34 road cassette.
01-15-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 220
Posted By Canker

11-34 fits ...

11-34 fits
https://cyclingtips.com/2018/03/shimano-ultegra-hg-800-11-34t-cassette-review/
01-14-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By Canker

Check ebay too. A few weeks ago Radians were...

Check ebay too. A few weeks ago Radians were selling for $80 brand new. They were tapered and through axle though.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,514
Posted By Canker

I guess we needed one more of these threads to...

I guess we needed one more of these threads to finish off the decade.
12-28-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Canker

yep people worry about this way too much. It...

yep people worry about this way too much. It really isn't that important and happens just by riding.
12-27-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Canker

Yes Sram 12 speed is better than shimano 10 but...

Yes Sram 12 speed is better than shimano 10 but drivetrain isn't the important part. The geometry of the frame, wheels, and fork are more important and expensive to upgrade.
12-23-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By Canker

The Ibis Ripmo is a enduro full suspension bike...

The Ibis Ripmo is a enduro full suspension bike so not exactly a good example of a lightweight mountain bike frame. Look at some XC carbon hardtails instead like say a
https://www.unno.com/aora/...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Canker

I bought a Tacx Vortex last winter when...

I bought a Tacx Vortex last winter when Chainreactions was dumping them for $230. I hated riding my fluid trainer and doing intervals but I did it. I don't like riding my smart trainer on zwift but...
12-17-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,219
Posted By Canker

I have pretty bad tow overlap on my CX bike but...

I have pretty bad tow overlap on my CX bike but it is somewhat my fault since I have my cleats pushed all the way back towards my heals. Don't really notice it in my road setup with 28mm tires but I...
12-16-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Canker

Don't get hung up on women's vs men's bikes. In...

Don't get hung up on women's vs men's bikes. In most cases the only difference is the seat, paint, and maybe the stem length.
12-15-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Canker

Well since all 3 of my mountain bikes still have...

Well since all 3 of my mountain bikes still have those bits even though they are all 1x yes.
11-27-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By Canker

I'm not looking up the geometries of the bikes...

I'm not looking up the geometries of the bikes since you only listed one anyway but I'd say geometry. The 140mm bike is probably slacker in the front end which makes it more stable going downhill...
11-20-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By Canker

Hydraulic at least in this case is actually...

Hydraulic at least in this case is actually easier to install than mechanical. He is only doing the front and they come pre-bled so all he has to do is install them and live with the hose being a...
11-13-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Canker

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000TPC7HU/ref=p...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000TPC7HU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
that is what has been on my mtn bike now since 2017 and seems to be working fine.
...
11-08-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By Canker

yep. Worried about something that isn't really...

yep. Worried about something that isn't really an issue. A GPX file is very small.
11-08-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Canker

Nobody here is going to be able to tell you the...

Nobody here is going to be able to tell you the right PSI for you. The weight/7 thing is just a rough starting point. If you ride super aggressive in a rocky area that might be too low, if you ride...
11-08-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Canker

You are riding on road and gravel so the standard...

You are riding on road and gravel so the standard as low as you can go without pinch flatting rule doesn't really apply to you. Pump them up as high as you want wihtout going over the printed max...
10-27-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By Canker

Do you need an external dropper? There are a...

Do you need an external dropper?
There are a few decent droppers for around $100 these days but the only one I'm familiar with is the KS e-ten and mine has been fine. I've had it around 3 years...
10-27-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Canker

I have two sets of tifosi podium xc glasses. I...

I have two sets of tifosi podium xc glasses. I went with them mainly down to price. As nice as a set of Oakley would be I can't justify the money when there is a high chance of breaking them or...
10-20-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Canker

Just get bar mitts

Just get bar mitts
10-20-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Canker

I'm sure either one will work fine. Check to...

I'm sure either one will work fine. Check to make sure your chain isn't too long first.
10-12-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,783
Posted By Canker

Taking a propane torch to your pads takes care of...

Taking a propane torch to your pads takes care of the porous issue.
10-12-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,950
Posted By Canker

The downhillers version of a gravel bike? What...

The downhillers version of a gravel bike? What is the head angle on that?
10-12-19, 02:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,524
Posted By Canker

Does everybody use navigation all the time? I...

Does everybody use navigation all the time? I used it twice this year. I always think I need navigation on my GPS units but in reality eh not really. I'm either riding with somebody else who knows...
10-08-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By Canker

I'm no expert of remote lockouts but what it...

I'm no expert of remote lockouts but what it looks like you have there is a remote lockout setup missing the cable. Do you have an extra shifter looking dohicky on the bars not being used?
...
10-03-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,190
Posted By Canker

Wait a second,,,,, you mean the brake subforum on...

Wait a second,,,,, you mean the brake subforum on a bike forum has brake question on it? I thought you were talking about the generic mtn bike section here. As for the 200k posts big whoop. mtbr has...
10-02-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,190
Posted By Canker

It isn't. The only post I see on the whole first...

It isn't. The only post I see on the whole first page is somebody asking if a 203mm rotor will fit on the rear of their frame. Don't feel like looking any further back.
10-01-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Canker

Normally I'd say 1x12 is the way to go but on...

Normally I'd say 1x12 is the way to go but on gravel with a 30t upfront and a 11-50 in the rear I'd be worried about spinning out, not enough top end speed. Yeah you could put a bigger chainring on...
09-30-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By Canker

https://www.amazon.com/3M-Scotch-Tape/dp/B0772YNDF...

https://www.amazon.com/3M-Scotch-Tape/dp/B0772YNDF4
and for areas that really take a heavy beating
09-25-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Canker

There is what you should do and what we actually...

There is what you should do and what we actually do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23bv30TYPSE
09-24-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,747
Posted By Canker

https://www.jensonusa.com/Marin-Pine-Mountain-Bike...

https://www.jensonusa.com/Marin-Pine-Mountain-Bike-2019

bikesdirect used to have some decent ones as well but their website is actin up for me atm so I can't look. The problem with rigid bikes is...
09-19-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Canker

Even a 46 is a lot. My drop bar ROAD!!! bike...

Even a 46 is a lot. My drop bar ROAD!!! bike which is carbon everything has 46/30 chainrings on it. It does double duty as a gravel bike which is why I have that gearing but even on the road with...
09-18-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,344
Posted By Canker

The ride or drive to trails thing eh it depends....

The ride or drive to trails thing eh it depends. I personally wouldn't want to ride 10 miles (20 round trip) on the road just to get to the trails and then do another 15 on the trails. Riding a mtn...
09-09-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By Canker

Well if that cracks completely it won't kill you...

Well if that cracks completely it won't kill you so if you really want it and it is only $50 go for it. Personally I'd skip even bothering to try fixing it. Go to a autoparts store and buy a hose...
09-05-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,384
Posted By Canker

Yeah I agree. I think the 120-140ish bikes are...

Yeah I agree. I think the 120-140ish bikes are really the best of both world unless you are racing XC or Enduro. There is very little downside to my Intense Spider 140/130 bike on XC trails and...
08-28-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,894
Posted By Canker

Jordon Boostmaster is the only one I watch that...

Jordon Boostmaster is the only one I watch that hasn't already been brought up. Another mtber mostly freeride(downhill type stuff with jumps).
08-27-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By Canker

https://www.archercomponents.com/ That would...

https://www.archercomponents.com/
That would also work
08-27-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,186
Posted By Canker

Well to be fair Garmin and my Magellan aren't...

Well to be fair Garmin and my Magellan aren't designed to be used that way either and would probably say the same thing if asked



Doesn't mean you can't.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Canker

Sure you can ...

Sure you can
https://absoluteblack.cc/oval-road-chainrings-30-46-and-32-48-for-110-4bcd/
but it ain't cheap. I run that on my road/gravel bike and love it. GRX wasn't around when I bought it...
08-23-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,756
Posted By Canker

Tracfone I bounce around with my phone service...

Tracfone
I bounce around with my phone service to get the cheapest deal around because I really don't use it much, Tracfone is my can't find some crazy deal fall back. There is always some sort of...
08-22-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By Canker

5. Tapered headtube If you are looking at older...

5. Tapered headtube
If you are looking at older used or new/newer cheaper bikes a lot will have straight steerer tubes which will greatly hinder your ability to upgrade to a new better fork.
08-21-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,186
Posted By Canker

I assume most have that ability. My crappy out...

I assume most have that ability. My crappy out of date Magellan calls it "trainer" mode.
08-19-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Canker

Are they worth it? meh that is up to you. If you...

Are they worth it? meh that is up to you. If you want the slick solution yes, if you just want a lock so you can grab something to eat while you keep an eye on your bike from inside then probably...
08-10-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By Canker

Are any of the 10 speed RDs rated to handle a 42?...

Are any of the 10 speed RDs rated to handle a 42? I'm not going to look up specs but I don't think so. The one I'm running is an old as dirt X0 non-clutched mountain 10 speed which I'm am 99% sure is...
08-09-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By Canker

With a 10 speed Sram RD you most likely won't...

With a 10 speed Sram RD you most likely won't have a problem running a 11-42, Shimano is the one that is iffy. I have a 10 speed Sram bike setup with a Sunrace 11-42 right now which I did no...
08-05-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By Canker

To actually answer the question YES the 10 speed...

To actually answer the question YES the 10 speed sunrace cassette uses the same spacing as 10 speed sram and shimano cassettes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By Canker

If you need to compromises your FD make is so it...

If you need to compromises your FD make is so it doesn't rub in big big and don't worry about little little. There is really no reason to use little little. You are going to spend most of your time...
07-04-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,948
Posted By Canker

The rack also has a holes in it to stick a...

The rack also has a holes in it to stick a padlock over the access to the bolt so first you have to cut off the pad lock and have the security hex wrench. The chain is not there to stop thieves...
07-01-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By Canker

Most of the time the "pull the lever and tighten...

Most of the time the "pull the lever and tighten the bolts" method works fine and sometimes it doesn't. One thing you can try is do it again and put a business card between the pad a rotor on the...
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