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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By walnutz

Gatorskins.

Gatorskins.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,977
Posted By walnutz

Seeing a lot of people post here about higher...

Seeing a lot of people post here about higher tire pressure making faster. Can anyone explain this to me?
Forum: Touring
09-19-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By walnutz

Thanks for posting this. Very informative, as I...

Thanks for posting this. Very informative, as I have recently been looking at both. I have a Selle Anatomica on the way. Happened to be looking at the FAQs on their website and they specifically...
09-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

By all means, please hi-jack the thread. I only...

By all means, please hi-jack the thread. I only started it to share my Wabi but I'm happy to open it to any and all Wabi related things.[/QUOTE]
If you insist :)
Finally have it more or less how I...
09-15-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By walnutz

Honestly, the WTB Horizon rides as well as the...

Honestly, the WTB Horizon rides as well as the Switchback Hill endurance casing, if you can fit it. For 42s try the Pari-Moto.
09-15-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,414
Posted By walnutz

Thanks! I love all the photos but thatís...

Thanks! I love all the photos but thatís definitely the one that looked most interesting.
09-15-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,414
Posted By walnutz

Oh man, where is this? I must go there.

Oh man, where is this? I must go there.
09-15-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By walnutz

Pari-Motos are good too, but a little less...

Pari-Motos are good too, but a little less durable than GKs. Rene Herse are expensive as hell and I havenít had great luck with them- just putting that out there because thereís a lot of hype around...
09-15-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 963
Posted By walnutz

Soma Layback

Soma Layback
09-13-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 938
Posted By walnutz

Ha! Good catch. I had just bought the bike and...

Ha! Good catch. I had just bought the bike and was trying out different things. Rest assured the setup is stable now. I love those big bottle cages btw. Being able to carry a 48oz Naglene is great in...
09-10-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 938
Posted By walnutz

I definitely agree we get sold stuff we donít...

I definitely agree we get sold stuff we donít need, but for me, disc brakes and bigger clearances are a game changer. I literally have fewer bikes now as a result.

Also, as far as I can tell...
09-10-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 938
Posted By walnutz

more graffiti: ...

more graffiti:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1d9f98f7_f1cd_447e_a958_ee6f2b0499c9_3d08fac6cd60223501ab18e42c823d5bf44ff545.jpeg
Commuter setup...
09-10-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 938
Posted By walnutz

Rear has just enough room for 2.4. Front can...

Rear has just enough room for 2.4. Front can clear 2.3, maaaybe 2.35
09-10-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 938
Posted By walnutz

Two wheelsets and three tire types. With this...

Two wheelsets and three tire types. With this bike, I went from N=4 to N=2...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,328
Posted By walnutz

N+1

N+1
09-05-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

Nope, itís just the only lever I have. Going to...

Nope, itís just the only lever I have. Going to set it up with drops and hoods soon.
09-05-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By walnutz

Then why change it? Don't get sucked into upgrade...

Then why change it? Don't get sucked into upgrade culture. I'm speaking from experience here.
09-02-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,086
Posted By walnutz

Totally agree. Rain in central Texas actually...

Totally agree. Rain in central Texas actually just means it's storming and it also probably came out of nowhere, so you can't plan for it anyway. I ride all the time and commute and don't have...
09-01-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

Just rode it for a quick 12 miles because it...

Just rode it for a quick 12 miles because it might be rainy tomorrow. It definitely felt great on the road. Steering is more twitchy than I expected. Anyway, I don't want to hi-jack this thread too...
09-01-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

I'm definitely not an expert here. Will defer to...

I'm definitely not an expert here. Will defer to others.
09-01-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

They look fine to me in person. I think the light...

They look fine to me in person. I think the light and reflections in the photo make the welds look a little weird.
09-01-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

As promised, here she is. Frame arrived after a...

As promised, here she is. Frame arrived after a few days in FedEx purgatory. Box looked beat up, so I was a bit worried, but the frame was packed very well and there were no issues. When I ordered I...
08-28-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

I went with green because itís such an unusual...

I went with green because itís such an unusual color for bikes and Iíve just also like dark green in general. It should arrive Sunday and Iíll have some time midweek to build it up.
Forum: Touring
08-26-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,656
Posted By walnutz

Thatís usually how Brooks saddles angled. It...

Thatís usually how Brooks saddles angled. It works for some reason :)
08-25-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,596
Posted By walnutz

Been wanting a Wabi for a long time. They just...

Been wanting a Wabi for a long time. They just sent an update (because I had asked to be notified when they restock) that they have some limited incoming Classic frames. One is is a nice dark green...
08-22-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By walnutz

Thanks for posting these!

Thanks for posting these!
08-21-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,605
Posted By walnutz

He is literally the only user on my ignore list....

He is literally the only user on my ignore list. >_<

As for the discussion: I used to think they were a marketing gimmick until I rode one. I agree with what someone said above: they are really...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,592
Posted By walnutz

Let us know how they are are. Curious to hear.

Let us know how they are are. Curious to hear.
08-04-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,463
Posted By walnutz

Yeah, the photo they use must be of an extra...

Yeah, the photo they use must be of an extra small. It looks ridiculous. The bike looks more normal in person in a regular size. And yup, I have a similar experience with gravel riding and bar ends.
08-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,463
Posted By walnutz

I feel like a shill because I’m always promoting...

I feel like a shill because I’m always promoting this bike, but it might fit the bill for you:
https://www.rei.com/product/122463/co-op-cycles-adv-31-bike

I have one and love it. I can go up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,624
Posted By walnutz

My head hurts.

My head hurts.
07-29-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By walnutz

I think there are some white Brooks Cambiums at...

I think there are some white Brooks Cambiums at universal cycles
07-27-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By walnutz

Guys, I’m running out of popcorn over here!

Guys, I’m running out of popcorn over here!
07-26-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,093
Posted By walnutz

You either care about preventable deaths and a...

You either care about preventable deaths and a government that has done almost nothing about them, or you don’t. These aren’t just numbers, these are people.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,955
Posted By walnutz

This is my watch. Does it count? ...

This is my watch. Does it count?
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_32cb789be9f6858e1f89c5b2e7c9cee6a8798686.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,983
Posted By walnutz

The only answer here is to ride a Brooks saddle...

The only answer here is to ride a Brooks saddle and forget about chamois. No bibs, no bike shorts. :)

<runs away and doesn’t look back>
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,880
Posted By walnutz

Sounds like it was set up tubeless without...

Sounds like it was set up tubeless without sealant. In other words, all you have is a tire and any minor puncture will flat it.
I know it’s a buzzkill, but flats happen and this will be a good...
07-24-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,586
Posted By walnutz

A reasonable, non-combative opinion? Please...

A reasonable, non-combative opinion? Please excuse yourself. ;)

FWIW, I just installed some Compass 650x48 extralights (canít keep track of the ridiculous names) and my only complaint is how much...
07-23-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By walnutz

Weight is listed on the website. The bike it...

Weight is listed on the website. The bike it replaced for me was lighter and I donít miss it at all. I canít leave my house without riding hills and I still donít miss it.
As for buying what one...
07-23-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By walnutz

Oh for sure, I drool over the 4.2 even though I...

Oh for sure, I drool over the 4.2 even though I have no use for it lol.

As for the cable routing, I route it under the bar tape, no problem:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,955
Posted By walnutz

TIL people still use the term ďmetrosexualĒ and...

TIL people still use the term ďmetrosexualĒ and are still uncomfortable with said term.
07-23-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By walnutz

You had me until ďreplace the bar end shifters ď...

You had me until ďreplace the bar end shifters ď ;)
I have no problem with them, but they seem to be one of those things that people either love or hate.
07-23-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By walnutz

I can’t say enough good things about the REI COOP...

I can’t say enough good things about the REI COOP ADV3.1. It’s right at your budget.
I love the thing and it has replaced my road bike and mountain bike. Obviously it’s great on gravel too.
07-20-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By walnutz

Thatís crazy lol. I actually learned a tubeless...

Thatís crazy lol. I actually learned a tubeless lesson yesterday and had to get picked up. I didnít have enough sealant in my front tire (already used my spare tube-long story) and got a snake bite...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,532
Posted By walnutz

My two cents: I used to race and I don’t anymore....

My two cents: I used to race and I don’t anymore. I bought a heavy ass gravel bike (REI ADV 3.1) with my stimulus check and haven’t touched my road bike since.

I mention racing because I feel...
07-14-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By walnutz

In case you wanted a real world example, I swap...

In case you wanted a real world example, I swap out CL and 6b discs with no issues. Go for it! :)
07-14-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By walnutz

Yup, I recently made the switch and ride rigid....

Yup, I recently made the switch and ride rigid. It’s great.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,525
Posted By walnutz

:popcorn

:popcorn
07-11-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By walnutz

Howdy, Iím really only pushing this point because...

Howdy, Iím really only pushing this point because it's a health issue. Lord knows there are enough debates on this forum :). But, no, there is no such thing as safe tanning, unless it comes out of a...
07-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By walnutz

Just so everyone knows: a tan is another word for...

Just so everyone knows: a tan is another word for a minor sunburn.
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