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09-21-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By HD3andMe

"Verdict: Are Trek Bikes Made in the...

"Verdict: Are Trek Bikes Made in the USA?Unfortunately, there are no more Trek bikes that are fully made in the USA. They used to produce a small number of bikes in their U.S. facilities in Waterloo...
09-20-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 477
Posted By HD3andMe

WTH is a "regular" bike?

WTH is a "regular" bike?
09-18-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By HD3andMe

As would riding at faster than a snail's pace and...

As would riding at faster than a snail's pace and just a touch of skill.
09-18-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 882
Posted By HD3andMe

Modern mountain bikes have lost their ability to...

Modern mountain bikes have lost their ability to climb?


Where do people come up with this nonsense?


http://youtu.be/DzjBjvqor58
09-17-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 882
Posted By HD3andMe

I agree and your Flume experience is a perfect...

I agree and your Flume experience is a perfect example. Underbiking can make super boring trails more fun.



Yes, a gravel bike is more fun on the road climb to the Flume, the ho hum Flume...
09-16-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,475
Posted By HD3andMe

Nope. Not a good idea, according to the experts. ...

Nope. Not a good idea, according to the experts.

You can try to educate yourself here:
...
09-16-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

That's clearly the fault of the person who forced...

That's clearly the fault of the person who forced you to continue to read, and participate in, a thread that causes you distress.

Hopefully you find them and hold them to account.
09-16-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By HD3andMe

Well, since you fancy yourself an expert on tires...

Well, since you fancy yourself an expert on tires and rims now, you should get to work educating all of those "dumb" manufacturers that specify those tires on OEM hookless MTB rims.

Again, it...
09-16-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By HD3andMe

It would be absolutely crazy to run that tire at...

It would be absolutely crazy to run that tire at 60 psi. It would ride like crap, if it stayed on.

Depending on the rim, they tire would also blow off at 60psi, since many hookless bead MTB rims...
09-16-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By HD3andMe

Yikes. If there's a single number on the...

Yikes.

If there's a single number on the sidewall, it's max pressure. There's no way for a manufacturer to recommend a single pressure since there are so many variables. It would be crazy to run...
09-16-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

While your response here is not surprising, the...

While your response here is not surprising, the fact remains that there is more to gravel riding than you imagine.
09-16-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

If he has never had trouble slowing, stopping, or...

If he has never had trouble slowing, stopping, or controlling his speed, that's evidence of a lack of experience.
09-16-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

Yeah, you continue to be confused. You...

Yeah, you continue to be confused.

You responses don't irk me. They make me laugh. There's a big difference between the two.
09-16-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 882
Posted By HD3andMe

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09-16-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

Hey, you're the guy that made the grandiose...

Hey, you're the guy that made the grandiose claim:

"Whether caliper, cantilever, V-brake, or disc, I’ve never once not been able to slow, stop, or otherwise control my speed when I pull the brake...
09-16-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

I'm only convinced that you imagine that...

I'm only convinced that you imagine that "properly adjusting and maintaining your brakes is the key to being able to slow, stop, or otherwise control your speed when you pull the brake lever" is the...
09-16-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

Ah, so you just assumed. Got it. What do...

Ah, so you just assumed. Got it.

What do those alleged marks, that you imagine were caused by hanging style hitch racks, and your warning about seeing "too many frames marked up" have to do with...
09-16-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

How did you determine that the scratch marks that...

How did you determine that the scratch marks that you allegedly saw were caused by using a hanging-style rack?

9/14 flashback: If you use a tray rack, the frame isn't marked up. Hence his question.
09-16-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

Nope, I'm not making anything up. OP asked:...

Nope, I'm not making anything up.

OP asked: "Best hitch carrier for carbon frames"

You answered: "Inside is the safest. I've seen too many frames marked up."

Again - How did you determine...
09-16-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

If true, this brings full circle to you not being...

If true, this brings full circle to you not being able to understand that tray-style hitch racks don't touch the frame.

How did you determine that all of those carbon frames, that you allegedly...
09-16-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

This is different than your previous claim. Of...

This is different than your previous claim. Of course any brake system's performance can suffer if they are poorly maintained or setup. Related: the sun rises in the East.



It's laughable...
09-16-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

Please pay attention. I never claimed that discs...

Please pay attention. I never claimed that discs are immune from problems.

They are simply able to perform better (modulation, clamping power, single finger braking, heat dissipation, etc.) than...
09-15-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

THAT IS SO SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would...

THAT IS SO SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I would definitely pull a GlennR and cower a few bus lengths behind just to be safe.
09-15-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

If true, this brings full circle to you not being...

If true, this brings full circle to you not being able to understand that tray-style hitch racks don't touch the frame.

How did you determine that all of those carbon frames, that you allegedly...
09-15-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

Nah, I'm not talking about skill, I'm talking...

Nah, I'm not talking about skill, I'm talking about equipment, and experience riding in challenging conditions.

I've survived riding and racing for years and it's those experiences, especially...
09-15-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,839
Posted By HD3andMe

Another reason why is that you've apparently...

Another reason why is that you've apparently never been in a situation where, despite being properly maintained and adjusted, cantis or linear pull brakes don't allow you to control your speed due to...
09-15-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By HD3andMe

Proper tire pressure depends on: -Rider...

Proper tire pressure depends on:


-Rider weight

-tire size

-id of the rim

-tubes or tubeless
09-15-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

This was lost in Glenn's firehose of nonsense...

This was lost in Glenn's firehose of nonsense yesterday, but it's the funniest part of the whole thing.





Where has Glenn seen all of these frames that have been marked up by hitch racks if...
09-14-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,521
Posted By HD3andMe

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09-14-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

I see past/through my rack just fine. In all...

I see past/through my rack just fine. In all states it's illegal to jay walk. See how that works?

I also understand that a simple tap can't damage a bike.... even a steel bike, or a bunch of...
09-14-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

You can't know that. This is a perfect...

You can't know that.



This is a perfect example of your lack of familiarity with hitch-mounted tray racks.
09-14-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

Now use your Google fingers to figure out the...

Now use your Google fingers to figure out the cause of the vast majority of rear end collision is. Hint: it's not obscured tail lights, it rhymes with "mistracted mriving."

You're not very good at...
09-14-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

The average person is involved in 3-4 accidents...

The average person is involved in 3-4 accidents in their lifetime.

29% would be a rear end collision.

Now do how many of those would be while they are carrying a bike on the back of their car....
09-14-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

You still need to find that person to explain why...

You still need to find that person to explain why your personal example is so funny.
09-14-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

You need to find someone that can explain what...

You need to find someone that can explain what "anecdotal" means.
09-14-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

He is referring to the Fasgrip, not the Road 20. ...

He is referring to the Fasgrip, not the Road 20.

Also, the Road 20 came in 25c and 28c, with the latter being his preferred size.





The confused "Branko" guy was not referring to older...
09-14-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

As noted above, Jobst's favorite tire was the...

As noted above, Jobst's favorite tire was the Avocet Road 20. They were 28mm tires.

That looks like a 28 to me.



I'm well aware of the changes in road tire sizes over the years, having lived...
09-14-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

Yikes! My earlier use of "Chicken Little" was...

Yikes! My earlier use of "Chicken Little" was tongue-in-cheek but it appears that it was spot on.

You've taken hitch rack phobia to new heights.
09-14-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

Anytime you're transporting a bike, driving,...

Anytime you're transporting a bike, driving, walking, taking a shower, eating at that dodgy greasy spoon down the street, etc. there are risks, and potential safety issues.

The minor reduction in...
09-14-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

Your Chicken Little act is amusing. In the...

Your Chicken Little act is amusing.

In the real world, it's exceedingly rare for folks to be stopped. It's not a valid concern.

Again, in the real world where many folks travel with more than...
09-14-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

You're imagining things then, and still...

You're imagining things then, and still struggling to follow the plot.

Oh well, I tried to help you follow along.
09-14-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

You're making things much more complicated than...

You're making things much more complicated than they are, in the real world.
09-14-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

I think in your zeal to figure out what gravel...

I think in your zeal to figure out what gravel bikes are, you lost the plot.

I shared the Jobst stuff to show that older bikes are indeed as capable, if not more capable than modern racing bikes,...
09-14-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

LOL. There are many hitch carriers that...

LOL.

There are many hitch carriers that don't mark up carbon frames.

Which is what the OP asked.
09-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

You mistake a "zeal to be right" with trying to...

You mistake a "zeal to be right" with trying to help you out by educating you.

There's a big difference there.
09-14-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

Yeah, I ignored that because it depends on which...

Yeah, I ignored that because it depends on which "modern road racing bike" you use as your benchmark. The clearance varies by brand and model.

Again, even though you doubt/can't comprehend that...
09-14-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

That's a far cry from "too many frames marked...

That's a far cry from "too many frames marked up."

The fact remains, a tray mount rack won't mark up a carbon frame, as you claim.
09-14-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

Yes, gravel bikes are great tools for the...

Yes, gravel bikes are great tools for the mixed-surface rides that you describe.
09-14-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,353
Posted By HD3andMe

Just because you're clueless, that doesn't mean...

Just because you're clueless, that doesn't mean I'm wrong.

Jobst Brandt's favorite tire was the Avocet Road 20. They were 28mm tires.

Try again?
09-14-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,510
Posted By HD3andMe

If you use a tray rack, the frame isn't marked...

If you use a tray rack, the frame isn't marked up. Hence his question.
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