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Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,754
Posted By mstateglfr

Forrest may have been comme ting on the speed,...

Forrest may have been comme ting on the speed, but I'll comment on the miles. Averaging 40miles per day for every day of the year is impressive as hell.
Obviously that's an average and there are...
08-17-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 85,547
Posted By mstateglfr

I thought about going with the 4piston, but the...

I thought about going with the 4piston, but the cheapest i found was $90 more and without discs. I wont use the included discs, but they could be good to have as spares for other bikes in our...
08-17-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By mstateglfr

you shouldn't ask why today- you should ask why...

you shouldn't ask why today- you should ask why the last to times. Accept that the last two times were a mistake and move on- it's just fast food.
The person at the window probably just didnt...
08-16-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By mstateglfr

Cant say Im surprised at the result. Being dumb...

Cant say Im surprised at the result. Being dumb tends to push your odds towards bad results.
08-16-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By mstateglfr

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08-16-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 85,547
Posted By mstateglfr

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Flatmount juintech. Wanted something compatible with my 11sp...
08-16-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By mstateglfr

Lemond1985- How dare you disparage splatter...

Lemond1985- How dare you disparage splatter paint! Splatter shall go down as the greatest trend in bike paint ever. Ever!


On an actually serious note- the OP's bike is super neat and a heck...
08-16-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,692
Posted By mstateglfr

Conti claims 3 layers on their site and it's all...

Conti claims 3 layers on their site and it's all over the internet, just need to know how to interpret.
https://www.continental-tires.com/bicycle/tires/race-tires/grand-prix-4-season
The 3/330 is...
08-15-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By mstateglfr

I ride with a group of adults and kids for much...

I ride with a group of adults and kids for much of the year and use my multitool a few times a month for various issues across all types of bikes.

Tighten loose handlebars, re-center seatpost,...
08-15-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,307
Posted By mstateglfr

Speaking of- I have a wolftooth roadlink...

Speaking of- I have a wolftooth roadlink available to anyone that wants it. Used to use it on my gravel bike, but it just sits in one of my parts drawers now. Free to whomever needs it, just PM me...
08-15-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,307
Posted By mstateglfr

22t difference on the rings is still manageable? ...

22t difference on the rings is still manageable? Curious what FD is used for this setup.
08-15-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,692
Posted By mstateglfr

Horizontal dropouts- in addition to the already...

Horizontal dropouts- in addition to the already mentioned ability to run single speed without tensioner and your stated theory of the ability to effectively adjust chainstay length which gives you...
08-14-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 85,547
Posted By mstateglfr

I have these on all my bikes- the style with the...

I have these on all my bikes- the style with the bolt they then right eye. Went with orange outer and a black bolt.
If it matches the orange on the new frame, great. If it doesnt, I'll move it to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18,715
Views: 3,726,319
Posted By mstateglfr

Woah that paint!

Woah that paint!
08-14-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By mstateglfr

I compared the largest Milwaukee to the same size...

I compared the largest Milwaukee to the same size in Gunnar. New geometry must be in play for Gunnar.
Regardless, it's mostly minor differences. A few mm of stack or reach, a half degree...
08-14-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,975,001
Posted By mstateglfr

Fantastic! Its the perfect size frame- not too...

Fantastic! Its the perfect size frame- not too small to look wonky and not too large to look wonky.
And it reminds me I need to investigate your threadless conversion to better understand it as I...
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 02:29 PM
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,319
Posted By mstateglfr

How does social media exposure play a part? And...

How does social media exposure play a part? And what stigma does NW AR that is tough to beat even though people are going there?
Confused is an understatement.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting. I have often thought about this in...

Interesting. I have often thought about this in that Ive never understood why getting my arms in is going to make me faster when my shoulders are already wider than where my arms are and my hands...
08-14-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By mstateglfr

Heck of a deal for sure, considering fork is...

Heck of a deal for sure, considering fork is included. A HyperX is $1350 PLUS fork($500-600 depending).

The frame geometry per the link, is different from Gunnar Crosshairs and Gunnar HyperX...
08-14-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By mstateglfr

Ha! Thats fantastic- i figured you were joking...

Ha! Thats fantastic- i figured you were joking until I re-read the first post. Is that a thing- abbreviating the breed so its common knowledge? I would just say, 'I want to run my dog', but I am...
08-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By mstateglfr

Interesting- hadn't seen this before. Pretty...

Interesting- hadn't seen this before. Pretty worthless geometry chart, considering it's expected most everyone order sigh unseen. Lack of detail is head sctratching.
08-14-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By mstateglfr

Buy a gunnar xx frame then. Get whatever style...

Buy a gunnar xx frame then. Get whatever style disc brakes you want since they offer all options.
Transfer what you can from your current bike, get a new wheelset, and enjoy.
08-13-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By mstateglfr

Not sure what 'gsp' stands for. Of the 4,...

Not sure what 'gsp' stands for.

Of the 4, looks like you have a clear favorite.

The topstone 105 gives you name brand rims, better tires, a nicer(lighter) crank, and 3 more gears within the...
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,518
Posted By mstateglfr

You claimed something, I grew curious and decided...

You claimed something, I grew curious and decided to bite on the claim since it was both confusing and interesting, then you completely changed your claim and responded like my questions were nuts.
...
08-13-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,771
Posted By mstateglfr

Never been, much less toured. A couple...

Never been, much less toured.

A couple active posters have toured the island in the last few years though. jefnvk niknak tourist-in-msn

Pretty sure upright rigid mtb style frames were used...
08-13-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,975,001
Posted By mstateglfr

Couple people have messaged about it in the last...

Couple people have messaged about it in the last few days, but no lookers yet. I didnt price it to move though. The large size plus price may mean it sits for a bit.
08-13-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,779
Posted By mstateglfr

Ha- a year ago, a co-worker who is a bit over 50...

Ha- a year ago, a co-worker who is a bit over 50 came over to my desk to read something and I chuckled because she had reading cheaters already on, a pair up in her hair, and a pair on a chain...
08-13-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By mstateglfr

Back then, if 30 people fell, bounced their head...

Back then, if 30 people fell, bounced their head off the pavement and dragged their skulls on the ground for 10' ripping open their ear/scalp, they would typically be worse off than if 30 people did...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By mstateglfr

I havent. I can get just as low on the tops as I...

I havent. I can get just as low on the tops as I can in the drops- its just a matter of bending my elbows more.
08-13-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By mstateglfr

The Diamondback Haanjo 1 is cheapest at $470 and...

The Diamondback Haanjo 1 is cheapest at $470 and has the highest level derailleurs(though its debatable if that matters). The gearing is most limited with a 38/36 stock bailout ratio. Brakes are...
08-13-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,779
Posted By mstateglfr

Happy to see it kept that way. What is a...

Happy to see it kept that way.

What is a 'mature man', exactly- is it based on age only? View and approach to life?
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,518
Posted By mstateglfr

You said that you basically live at a supermarket...

You said that you basically live at a supermarket right now. Given that statement, all my questions made sense. Finding out now that 'basically live at a supermarket' just means you grocery shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,213
Posted By mstateglfr

I roll up to the general store, lean my bike...

I roll up to the general store, lean my bike against the front, and walk in. I dont even give a second thought to someone stealing my bike when Im out on a ride and at a Casey's or whatever...
08-13-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,307
Posted By mstateglfr

If a car is squeezing by you while an oncoming...

If a car is squeezing by you while an oncoming vehicle goes by you in the other direction, you are too far to the right. Pretty simple fix- move further left.
View yourself as a slow moving vehicle...
08-13-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,975,001
Posted By mstateglfr

looks to be single speed. Instead of a cable...

looks to be single speed. Instead of a cable stop cap, they kept the rear cable stop to cover the brazed on attachment boss. and they attached a bell on the left side.
08-13-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By mstateglfr

Cdale frames in the 90s were well made, yes. ...

Cdale frames in the 90s were well made, yes. They were typically the same frame withing a lineup and the differences between models were just components. Based on that picture, the original cable...
08-13-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont change my wheels based on season, so I...

I dont change my wheels based on season, so I cant be of any help there. Not sure why I would change them- the ones that work in the spring work just fine in the following seasons too.
As for...
08-13-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,307
Posted By mstateglfr

I registered 2, but almost for sure will only...

I registered 2, but almost for sure will only bring 1. If you want to bring the Bob, then I can for sure just bring the 1. Spot is yours then.
08-12-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 519,048
Posted By mstateglfr

good to know, thanks. I grew up in Winnetka and...

good to know, thanks. I grew up in Winnetka and Arlington heights- know the DP trail well. Never on it up in Vernon Hills though.

Heading into the burbs in a month for in-law visit time, bit...
08-12-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By mstateglfr

Chain reaction Universal cycles Backcountry ...

Chain reaction
Universal cycles
Backcountry
Jenson
Evan's
Merlin
Ebay
Amazon
REI
Wiggle
Forum: Touring
08-12-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,518
Posted By mstateglfr

I'm intrigued. You hooked me. - Why do you...

I'm intrigued. You hooked me.

- Why do you live in a supermarket every day?
- Is it the same one each day or do you rotate?
- Why there and not a library, community center, or other common...
08-12-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 757
Posted By mstateglfr

Pretty much this. Dec-March, I'll ride...

Pretty much this.

Dec-March, I'll ride outside if it is a dry weekend day above 40, but those dont happen too frequently.

I'll do a few spin classes each week, refurbish and modernize a Schwinn...
08-12-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 519,048
Posted By mstateglfr

curious where this is

curious where this is
08-12-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By mstateglfr

Microshift is the manufacturer of Gevenalle's...

Microshift is the manufacturer of Gevenalle's shifting mechanism. They are effectively Microshift bar end shifters without the bar end pod piece.
08-12-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By mstateglfr

I use Gevenalle shifters on my gravel bike. Its...

I use Gevenalle shifters on my gravel bike. Its 2x11 and mated to a Shimano 105 5800 rear derailleur and a Shimano CX70 front derailleur. Love the setup and plan to continue to use the shifters...
08-12-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By mstateglfr

What does MSRP matter when that isnt the price...

What does MSRP matter when that isnt the price tag? I couldnt care less what MSRP shows- I care what the price tag shows.

Its a nice frame and fork, quality crank, and good wheelset. Seems...
08-11-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,247
Posted By mstateglfr

I assume you have the largest size(based on your...

I assume you have the largest size(based on your height), but if it's a smaller size, that could be part or all of your size issues.
I don't think it runs large in the largest size for your...
08-11-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 85,547
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-11-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By mstateglfr

Completely depends on the individual. For...

Completely depends on the individual.

For example, I love Brooks c17 saddles, but those are hated by some while loved by others.

The saddle width is important, the curve is important, and the...
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