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11-15-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By sdmc530

confused I am.....

confused I am.....
Forum: Touring
11-15-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By sdmc530

Bobcats are amazing animals. A few years back...

Bobcats are amazing animals. A few years back elk hunting in MT our guide who was a full time guide/hunter. Anyways he had a pet bobcat. Seriously a pet. The thing was crazy cool Kept it in his...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,389
Posted By sdmc530

Agree, I actually thought they would blow the...

Agree, I actually thought they would blow the price out of the water right out the gate and then creep up after they get some sales and good publicity. they could so do this easily.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,389
Posted By sdmc530

I don't see an issues with Walmart selling these...

I don't see an issues with Walmart selling these bikes. They get a bad wrap because they are sold though Walmart. Have not seen a lot of in depth reviews yet but so far they look and sound pretty...
11-11-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By sdmc530

Oh I am with you! I have the C1. LOVE my C1....

Oh I am with you! I have the C1. LOVE my C1. Been an awesome power meter and the price point was amazing imo for what it gives you.
I before they were sold I reached out to them I wanted a new...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,781
Posted By sdmc530

Kilroy was here keep the last 3 words and...

Kilroy was here

keep the last 3 words and save the money
11-08-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,768
Posted By sdmc530

I do this as well....I use a butter knife and...

I do this as well....I use a butter knife and scrap off the crud...no issues.
10-29-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,296
Posted By sdmc530

You don't NEED one, you don't really need a lot...

You don't NEED one, you don't really need a lot of things we all have on our rides.

however people just like them for many reasons. I have one on my main riding road bike. Its a great little...
10-29-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 408
Posted By sdmc530

I too use the interlocking rubber mats. Work...

I too use the interlocking rubber mats. Work fantastic IMO
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By sdmc530

I didn't vote because I have never had a frame...

I didn't vote because I have never had a frame warranty of any sort but I will say my LBS had 2 other warranty issues on 2 different bikes and it was handled perfectly.
10-23-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,672
Posted By sdmc530

I just got mine last week. I was around 12 weeks....

I just got mine last week. I was around 12 weeks. In my shop here there are 7 recalled. I was #2...the mech told me the rest will be months out yet. He said the next forks shipped to him will be...
10-23-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By sdmc530

use your phone, there are virtually no adds that...

use your phone, there are virtually no adds that way. If you want to use the desktop version you have to pay to get a good experience. I tried it and its the truth. Free version is VERY ad heavy...
10-21-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By sdmc530

I built my "dream" bike over the last year. It...

I built my "dream" bike over the last year. It was awesome fun and I learned a lot about bikes. If you have a little extra money to spend than build and enjoy the fun. If budget will be tight...
10-21-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By sdmc530

Completed!

Completed!
10-20-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,054
Posted By sdmc530

I ride alum and carbon. At my highest i was 336...

I ride alum and carbon. At my highest i was 336 and never had a single issue. I had hd wheels mind you.
Forum: Introductions
10-18-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By sdmc530

oh gosh just ban him now....don't even give him a...

oh gosh just ban him now....don't even give him a warning. Canes fan...

LMAO!!!

:p
10-18-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By sdmc530

I have a Kurt kinetic fluid smart and it will...

I have a Kurt kinetic fluid smart and it will accommodate very wide axles. I have had my mtb bike on it just for the fun of it. I would bet I could put a fat tire bike on it if it was not super...
Forum: Introductions
10-18-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By sdmc530

First welcome.... Second....blues are...

First welcome....

Second....blues are terrible! Go Stars! :)
10-18-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,968
Posted By sdmc530

the last few I purchased came in the plastic pack...

the last few I purchased came in the plastic pack that Dan posted above FWI
10-17-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,968
Posted By sdmc530

Amazon is a **** show IMO! Ebay is way more...

Amazon is a **** show IMO! Ebay is way more reliable. There are some really good bike stores on ebay that are legit and honest. Prices are fair and they actually have a phone to call. I only use a...
10-17-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By sdmc530

I consider a fan to be a must....two actually

I consider a fan to be a must....two actually
10-16-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By sdmc530

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discuss...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1165314-indoor-exercise-bike.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1168392-bike-trainer-do-you-use.html
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10-15-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By sdmc530

LEO here, the police package vehicles are...

LEO here, the police package vehicles are different with suspension, brakes, cooling units, some specify two batteries for electronics. As far as the engine there are mostly stock, however they are...
10-12-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,280
Posted By sdmc530

So this computer really interested me. I have...

So this computer really interested me. I have been a Garmin person for years with no issues, but my young son is wanting a computer like dad. Knowing kids wreck things because that is what kids do...
10-05-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By sdmc530

Kapusta is correct....I would pass if this is all...

Kapusta is correct....I would pass if this is all they are giving you.
10-05-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By sdmc530

I'd pass.....house brand stuff is a crap shoot...

I'd pass.....house brand stuff is a crap shoot IMO......Who makes the stuff they sell? What names etc? Lots of info needed here to give an opinion really. Got any pics?
10-05-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,376
Posted By sdmc530

heck yes! My line up is: Gravel bike...

heck yes!

My line up is: Gravel bike Cannondale CaadX alum.....not one issue, road bike alum spec allez, not one issue, mt bike spec hard rock alum, not one issue! One carbon road bike by Argon...
09-30-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By sdmc530

a PR is a PR....gives you a reason to train...

a PR is a PR....gives you a reason to train harder to beat it again and again and again......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By sdmc530

Nice. I have two bikes with their cranks and...

Nice. I have two bikes with their cranks and rings and they are great IMO. CS i can only speak to as they helped me with questions but i had very positive communication with them so this quality...
09-17-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By sdmc530

I love my lake 160. As soon as they discontinued...

I love my lake 160. As soon as they discontinued that model I purchased a spare. I have not had a pair fit me as well as these. I am trying Sidi next. They feel good in the store.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,235
Posted By sdmc530

I am not old and I still DGAS! doping on...

I am not old and I still DGAS!

doping on Zwift is just dumb...I could care less who is doing what on there. I am there just to bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,548
Posted By sdmc530

Ultegra is good stuff for the price! 105 is...

Ultegra is good stuff for the price! 105 is awesome value that works. DA is just too damn much cash IMO
09-12-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,661
Posted By sdmc530

Sure do, have a coffee with the mech and sales...

Sure do, have a coffee with the mech and sales folks. Usually have a pastry around and I bring them in too. Its a great place to hang out and talk bikes.
Replies: 28
Views: 2,010
Posted By sdmc530

pfff this would be amazing but I don't think my...

pfff this would be amazing but I don't think my Cannondale dealer is doing this.

They would however rent me a bike of course......
09-09-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,367
Posted By sdmc530

I got a Specialized Hard Rock a couple years ago...

I got a Specialized Hard Rock a couple years ago for a few trips of gravel riding. Was $499 and been a good bike. Didn't want to spend 1K on a bike I wouldn't ride more than 500 miles a year. ...
09-08-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,611
Posted By sdmc530

Now where did i put that old flux capacitor? ;) ...

Now where did i put that old flux capacitor? ;)


when this first came out i was was really hoping this would come to fruition. Even though a salable market production model was still a unlikely...
09-08-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,611
Posted By sdmc530

So if this was a production bike it would last...

So if this was a production bike it would last one ride? Doesn’t Di2 batteries last hundreds of hours at a charge?

Look i am all about cool and concept designs and new ideas. But this...
09-07-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,611
Posted By sdmc530

Grey poupon only though. Anything else would be...

Grey poupon only though. Anything else would be uncivilized
09-07-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,611
Posted By sdmc530

Right! The one at eurobike was plugged...

Right!

The one at eurobike was plugged into a wall outlet to make it shift. Going to need one heck of a cord for riding LMAO
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By sdmc530

Ahhh beat me too it!!! Yes one local...

Ahhh beat me too it!!!



Yes one local club. Just a social club really but still a bicycle club nonetheless
09-07-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,469
Posted By sdmc530

Ford vs chevy really. I use garmin and...

Ford vs chevy really.

I use garmin and really like their stuff. Some like wahoo and that fine too.


Compare the pros and cons of both and what your looking to get out of a computer for...
09-07-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By sdmc530

I did a group ride a few years back and a local...

I did a group ride a few years back and a local person opened their home to rides for a rest stop. Had a biff right by the back door and it was a club ride type setting. He was not able to ride...
09-07-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,611
Posted By sdmc530

Here is a good video of it working. Now you can...

Here is a good video of it working. Now you can see them riding the system but not shifting while riding still. Driveshafts are not new, but this is a new concept. Just looks way over engineered...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By sdmc530

Run it!!!

Run it!!!
09-07-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,611
Posted By sdmc530

I am going to rant a bit...I am so tired of...

I am going to rant a bit...I am so tired of seeing that drivetrain in various states on a couple of bikes. I have seen it shifting and running but never in a real world application under load. I...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,010
Posted By sdmc530

Good to hear. When I sent an email to Cannondale...

Good to hear. When I sent an email to Cannondale HQ they told me when my forks were arriving at HQ then shipped to dealers. They have the recalls on a first come first serve basis so if your in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By sdmc530

Yep, for that cheap its not bad at all. I do...

Yep, for that cheap its not bad at all. I do have an extra BB in my tool box though just in case. I have OCD about stuff like that!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By sdmc530

One thing to remember is if you have a praxis...

One thing to remember is if you have a praxis crank set you have to use their bearings because of the M30 design they have. If you wanted to change bearings not a big deal in itself but then you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By sdmc530

Yeah not all LBS mechs are the same. I think the...

Yeah not all LBS mechs are the same. I think the torque setting on a praxis bb is 48-55 nm if I remember correctly but that is on a bsa threaded that is what have. I have had excellent luck with...
09-04-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,438
Posted By sdmc530

Same for me! I got it for a specific hills ride...

Same for me! I got it for a specific hills ride that was all on road riding and had lots of traffic. I spent more time trying to make it work than using it for its intended purpose. I just...
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