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09-25-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 637,136
Posted By ColonelSanders

Stunning pic. :love: I love my Surly Troll,...

Stunning pic. :love:

I love my Surly Troll, it is a hell of a bike.

Did you have to order a special 3D printed part to install your kickstand?
09-05-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,713
Posted By ColonelSanders

What is it about steel bikes you don't like?

What is it about steel bikes you don't like?
08-15-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,720
Posted By ColonelSanders

I'm not sure about the difference between Alivio...

I'm not sure about the difference between Alivio and Acera, but that red colour of the Trek is glorious and would make me get that over any other year's FX3.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,907
Posted By ColonelSanders

Okay, I have a friend of a friend story for you...

Okay, I have a friend of a friend story for you guys. :p


A guy I work with who doesn't race, but loves to rack up KOM's, has a friend who does race and he said his friend recently bought a high...
08-13-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 232,942
Posted By ColonelSanders

I know what you mean. :notamused: When my...

I know what you mean. :notamused:


When my interest in bicycles returned in 2014, Specialized had arguably the best line up of "Dual Sport" bikes of any of the manufacturers.


Even Trek has...
08-07-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,386
Posted By ColonelSanders

Aren't there any 2019 models of the Giant Roam 0...

Aren't there any 2019 models of the Giant Roam 0 available in the UK still, reasonably close to you?

When I look at a local bike directory in Australia, I can find a few entries for the 2019...
08-01-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By ColonelSanders

The pricing on most of his components is just...

The pricing on most of his components is just terrible. :twitchy:


When I looked yesterday, the USD was getting 1.10 to the Euro's 1.00, so add 10% to the below prices and then compare them to...
07-04-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,044
Posted By ColonelSanders

Are/were you Diabetic 1 or 2?

Are/were you Diabetic 1 or 2?
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,733
Posted By ColonelSanders

Burley Travoy with their attachable grocery...

Burley Travoy with their attachable grocery getter bags work for me.
07-02-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,705
Posted By ColonelSanders

And the sequel ...

And the sequel

https://surlybikes.com/parts/kickstand_plate
05-27-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 544,947
Posted By ColonelSanders

Carbon and kickstands don't tend to play well...

Carbon and kickstands don't tend to play well together. :innocent:
05-20-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,075
Posted By ColonelSanders

Before you change your handlebars, try these...

Before you change your handlebars, try these grips first.


GP1 ? The Original ? ERGON BIKE (http://www.ergon-bike.com/en/article-gp1.html)


They totally sorted my numb hands situation after a...
05-19-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,551
Posted By ColonelSanders

Check this post out -->...

Check this post out --> https://www.bikeforums.net/19208363-post49.html
05-16-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By ColonelSanders

It depends on how well built the fork is I guess....

It depends on how well built the fork is I guess.


I'm over 400lbs and the carbon fork on my Giant Toughroad has performed very admirably and given me no cause for concern.
05-16-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,592
Posted By ColonelSanders

Stunning looking bike. :love:

Stunning looking bike. :love:
05-14-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7,611
Views: 2,403,797
Posted By ColonelSanders

Are you sure that is a 2014 year model? ...

Are you sure that is a 2014 year model?


Looks more like the 2012 year model. :innocent:


https://archive.trekbikes.com/au/en/2012/Trek/8_5_ds#/au/en/2012/Trek/8_5_ds/details
05-09-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,940
Posted By ColonelSanders

Wouldn't it more likely be a case of people...

Wouldn't it more likely be a case of people riding bikes/have wheels, that in their design, have prioritised lightness over ruggedness? :twitchy:
05-08-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By ColonelSanders

That's a good price savings in my book. :thumb:

That's a good price savings in my book. :thumb:
05-02-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 637,136
Posted By ColonelSanders

What width of tyre are you running there and what...

What width of tyre are you running there and what did the Defy limit you to?
04-11-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 218,319
Posted By ColonelSanders

She looks like my monster, Nigella. :p

She looks like my monster, Nigella. :p
12-01-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 28,119
Posted By ColonelSanders

There is a lot to like about this bike, but for...

There is a lot to like about this bike, but for me, the main thing is that it is all steel.

Also I would never choose mechanical disks over hydraulics.
11-17-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7,611
Views: 2,403,797
Posted By ColonelSanders

Better late than never. :p

Better late than never. :p
09-20-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 28,119
Posted By ColonelSanders

Jamis releases the most exciting Hybrid/Urban bike since the Giant Toughroad

Whilst Trek and Specialized have only been treading water on their hybrid offerings for the last 5 years IMHO, Jamis has taken a leaf out of Giant's book and introduced what looks to me to be an...
08-23-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,256
Posted By ColonelSanders

Kickstands help to reduce frame scratches....

Kickstands help to reduce frame scratches. :innocent:
02-03-18, 12:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,577
Posted By ColonelSanders

Nice. :thumb: It even looks quick in that...

Nice. :thumb:

It even looks quick in that photo. :lol:
07-19-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,708
Posted By ColonelSanders

What about the cost of your immortal soul? ...

What about the cost of your immortal soul?


That is the true cost of Di2.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 57,286
Posted By ColonelSanders

On my Abus Granit X 54, their carrying...

On my Abus Granit X 54, their carrying system(Ezy-KF) is superb.

I can usually unclip it and clip it back up with one hand if need be and despite hitting heavy bumps and/or potholes, it has never...
07-06-16, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,011
Posted By ColonelSanders

Okay, well I think your less shiny orange is the...

Okay, well I think your less shiny orange is the better looking of the two, but both are very nice shades of orange.
03-22-15, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 725,989
Posted By ColonelSanders

That Matte Black on the DS & FX range is...

That Matte Black on the DS & FX range is absolutely gorgeous.:love:


I don't understand the reference here, I'm guessing it is a local thing, but I would still be keen to here why.



So did...
12-20-14, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,621
Posted By ColonelSanders

With the conditions your friend experiences...

With the conditions your friend experiences during his ride, I would NOT get a bike without front suspension.

The Roam seems a no brainer here, with the worst case scenario as far a comfort goes,...
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