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02-24-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,085
Posted By Piperflyer

Most bikes are strong enough to handle you...

Most bikes are strong enough to handle you pending wheel sets. Lht is a good choice. Giant revolt is also a sturdy one as well. Too keep weight down on the frame and rims I opt for pulling a bob...
02-10-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By Piperflyer

i read read your article. Looks like some good...

i read read your article. Looks like some good flat bar bikes and I appreciate the customer service that canyon done for you.

I believe Iím going to pick a canyon. Now between ultimate and...
02-08-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,893
Posted By Piperflyer

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02-08-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,893
Posted By Piperflyer

I use Bose soundsport. Completely wireless they...

I use Bose soundsport. Completely wireless they stay in really well rather cycling running or at work. Use them all the time. Good clarity I mean itís Bose!

Now from my regular apple headphones...
02-08-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By Piperflyer

i like this thanks! Kinda what I was wondering is...

i like this thanks! Kinda what I was wondering is more of the geometry between the both. I hear the canyon has maybe a more aero frame, but the defy might have more of a aero position.
02-07-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By Piperflyer

Canyon or Giant?

Curious if anyone has experience with these. Iím looking at canyon ultimate / Endurace 8.0 DI2 or giant defy advance.

Of of course I have a local giant shop so thereís a + for giant. Canyon is...
12-01-18, 03:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,276
Posted By Piperflyer

beat anwser would be to do both!!! I commute to...

beat anwser would be to do both!!! I commute to work and when I do itís. It that far so I pump out the power and speed. Usually 18-22mph. Then on my days off I try to pick one day for a longer ride...
09-17-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Piperflyer

yes im actually shooting to do a metric century...

yes im actually shooting to do a metric century here pretty soon. Iím starting to ride between 80-105 miles / week
09-09-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By Piperflyer

Try an experienced bike fitter # 1. For hand...

Try an experienced bike fitter # 1. For hand numbness I got pearli Izumi gloves very padded. Plus switching hand positions helps a lot as well. As far as your butt soreness, I rode 53 miles this...
09-09-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Piperflyer

53 miles 1/2 century

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Got my half century in! I was training for the 36...
09-08-18, 03:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,368
Posted By Piperflyer

So far total is 104 miles. Goal not really sure...

So far total is 104 miles. Goal not really sure maybe 300 would be nice.
09-07-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,090
Posted By Piperflyer

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09-04-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By Piperflyer

i started at 270# 6í1Ē. Iím in a Giant Anyroad...

i started at 270# 6í1Ē. Iím in a Giant Anyroad comax. Hands going numb it could be position, but for me I put on some gloves and it took care of that issue. Donít worry about something breaking, just...
09-03-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,090
Posted By Piperflyer

I have the gp4k on order, the shikoro I like as...

I have the gp4k on order, the shikoro I like as well! I might order some in 38ís for everyday commuting / training riding.
09-02-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,090
Posted By Piperflyer

Thanks thatís a good assessment you gave. I heard...

Thanks thatís a good assessment you gave. I heard somewhere else that gators rolling like a hard water hose lol so ya may skip those. Iíve been leaning for the 4000ís so I might just grab those. The...
09-02-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,090
Posted By Piperflyer

Gator/4season/4ks2?

I have a few event rides coming up and have been thinking with the idea to change out my tires for them. Currently i ride a Giant Anyroad Comax, stock 700x32c tires P-SLX2 max tire pressure 75psi....
09-02-18, 03:35 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,548
Posted By Piperflyer

the other option is to keep your truck just for...

the other option is to keep your truck just for your “trips” then use your bike for other stuff. You will still also see gas consumtions down, your mileage on your truck will stay down as well as...
09-02-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,548
Posted By Piperflyer

Honestly, if you are car free you would find a...

Honestly, if you are car free you would find a way. You say you cant rent a car due to their hours of operation? Well to me that sounds like you need to take a day off just to go pick up the car. The...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,513
Posted By Piperflyer

I carry mine in two places.. one my front short...

I carry mine in two places.. one my front short pocket on shorter runs. Or i have a topeak large seat bag that works great at fitting an IPhone Plus model in it.
Forum: Commuting
09-02-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,750
Posted By Piperflyer

Hey as long as you are happy with your purchase,...

Hey as long as you are happy with your purchase, just ride. If you are having that doubt hey i think I may of got the wrong one.. keep riding. Then once you feel yeah, i got it! Then keep riding ;)...
08-30-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,023
Posted By Piperflyer

I run a giant anyroad comax. I started at 270 now...

I run a giant anyroad comax. I started at 270 now down to 240 last 3 months. Itís a great bike i would recommend test riding one. Good all around bike for gravel, road, commuting, city...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By Piperflyer

I want to try a century. Currently I cummute (6...

I want to try a century. Currently I cummute (6 miles) then do a few 25 miles on my days off thurs fri sat. Usually putting in between 55-65 miles a week. I have a event my self sept 8th although Iím...
08-26-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Piperflyer

Progress.

I started riding around June. Rented an olí beach cruiser and rode 8 miles on that first ride. I went back wanting to taste that adventure a little more and wound up going 12 miles, I personally was...
08-17-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Piperflyer

Tires

I have a anyroad comax running the stockers. They seem to do pretty good road and dirt gravel mix... but Iím doing some dist sportive events and thinking of getting some new faster tires for the...
08-09-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By Piperflyer

You do and will get better over time. When I...

You do and will get better over time. When I started cycling I wanted my first 25mile ride. I did it... but it was rough especially from 15-25miles. Stopping every 3-5 miles. Now I can ride 10 miles...
08-09-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,087
Posted By Piperflyer

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Giant anyroad comax. Started riding it at 260# 6í1Ē...
07-22-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By Piperflyer

ya itís a fun ride thatís for Sure. Just got some...

ya itís a fun ride thatís for Sure. Just got some chain cleaner and some more stuff to haul around (tire tools lights etc) so my next purchase will be some new tires. Iím thinking about running the...
07-03-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By Piperflyer

Interesting vid of carbon frame / wheel

https://m.pinkbike.com/video/243228/


little demo on carbon frames.
https://youtu.be/VfjjiHGuHoc

this is a vid on carbon rim.
07-01-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By Piperflyer

ya tires are stock at the moment. Been buying...

ya tires are stock at the moment. Been buying gear just got a garmin 520 and a few other things on order coming in. I do plan on switching out the tires though I pretty much stat street / patch about...
06-30-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,597
Posted By Piperflyer

All Fuji are rated for 355#. Raleigh frames are...

All Fuji are rated for 355#. Raleigh frames are tested to 550 but tires limit it to 355# and diamond backs as well. I saw a frame test to 1,500# force by cannondale. But limited to 285 for road, 330...
06-30-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By Piperflyer

Broke my first 20miles!

Did 23 miles today. Normally do 10-12miles. I was doing 17mph pace with the wind lol then I turned around to go back into 20mph wind and my avg dropped to 12.5. 😒 Iím getting there. Itís nice to...
06-25-18, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By Piperflyer

yeah im going to let her do a little test riding...

yeah im going to let her do a little test riding this weekend and see what she feels best on. So either this weekend or next she might have something picked out
06-22-18, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By Piperflyer

Got my wife into cycling.

Well my wife has asthma and COPD and never been on a bike in the last 10 years. Since i started riding earlier this month i got her to get on our city free beach cruisers in Tulsa. We rode 10 miles...
06-22-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By Piperflyer

Welcome to the world of cycling! It will suck you...

Welcome to the world of cycling! It will suck you right on in! Now to help answer some of your stuff. The Sedona is a good starter bike. I know you mentioned about the thought of a front suspension...
06-21-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By Piperflyer

Stand... which one?

I have a anyroad comax. Looking for a stand to help when it comes to maint. stuff. Park toolís are like $170 then I see a bunch on eBay from $50-$70. I never owned one so what are some things I...
06-21-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,122
Posted By Piperflyer

Iím looking at a cruiser myself for a second...

Iím looking at a cruiser myself for a second bike. In Tulsa the city has free ones you can borrow and I would ride those 10miles with my kids at an average pace of 9 - 10mph. Now I have a comax...
06-17-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By Piperflyer

you didnít like the ride even after taking the...

you didnít like the ride even after taking the saddle off the verve and putting it on the escape?! What made it uncomfortable ?
Forum: Commuting
06-15-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,564
Posted By Piperflyer

Yeah I have been debating this myself... I was...

Yeah I have been debating this myself... I was thinking about throwing the giants rack on the back of the anyroad. Then get a nice little bag to sit on top to make quick store runs / red box runs,...
06-15-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Piperflyer

Good stuff. See I use to use tri flow 5-10years...

Good stuff. See I use to use tri flow 5-10years ago. I was just curious if something else out is ďbetterĒ in a way. Almost sounds like use whatever, as long as itís used often and the chain cleaned...
06-14-18, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Piperflyer

Awesome thanks for the review!! Now I know what...

Awesome thanks for the review!! Now I know what Iíll be ordering :-)
06-14-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By Piperflyer

Giant saddles aren’t known to be the most...

Giant saddles aren’t known to be the most comfortable thing. I was originally looking at buying the escape 1 disc myself, but then i saw the fastroad SLR (love the frame) then wound up getting the...
06-14-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Piperflyer

What lube?

So i see there is a bunch of different types of lube out there and curious as to what is really the good one to get? Wet, dry, wax, synthetic ?

I live in Oklahoma so it rains a lot high humidity,...
06-14-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,873
Posted By Piperflyer

I would suggest woom. No cg plus they have a...

I would suggest woom. No cg plus they have a trade in deal when itís time to move up to a larger size. They are also one of the lighter bikes out there for kids. Which helps in handling, picking it...
06-14-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Piperflyer

Iím running stock giant comax anyroad tires....

Iím running stock giant comax anyroad tires. Smooth down the middle with some knobs on the side. Rolls really good but equally important softer gravel I had no traction issues. 700x32. With puncture...
06-09-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Piperflyer

I was looking at that quad lock one. It appears...

I was looking at that quad lock one. It appears to be pretty good. I was thinking a bag but wasnít sure if you could still use the touch screen through the bag. I might look that direction
06-09-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,666
Posted By Piperflyer

Here is my theory. Donít worry about it. Some...

Here is my theory. Donít worry about it. Some bikes I do see weight limit of 300#. I picked a bike made for touring / adventour so it was designed to be loaded down with bags and gear so the...
06-08-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 85,111
Posted By Piperflyer

10 miles on a single speed beach cruiser thatís...

10 miles on a single speed beach cruiser thatís pink. Lol tulsa has free bikes to use and I was out with my daughter on it. I missed having my gearing
06-08-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,269
Posted By Piperflyer

6í1Ē Giant Anyroad Comax large.

6í1Ē Giant Anyroad Comax large.
06-08-18, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Piperflyer

Phone mount

any recommendations for a stable phone mount ? I have a Comax Anyroad and iPhone plus. Or should I look at a top tube bag?
03-26-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,907
Posted By Piperflyer

One of my LBS says the Ď18 Fastroad SLR 1 is 3...

One of my LBS says the Ď18 Fastroad SLR 1 is 3 weeks due to Giant being out of stock at the moment our something to that line. Funny thing is, in three weeks its my birthday. Coincidence? Hmmm...
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