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04-16-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,200
Posted By prj71

Eventually? Where ya been? Will take 29 x 2.4 ...

Eventually? Where ya been? Will take 29 x 2.4

https://salsacycles.com/bikes/cutthroat/2020_cutthroat_grx_810_di2
04-16-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By prj71

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nf3iijwtyk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nf3iijwtyk
04-16-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By prj71

I run for groceries twice a month. I'm betting...

I run for groceries twice a month. I'm betting others run a similar amount of times per month. At that rate...It's easier just to use the car for grocery shopping.
04-16-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By prj71

Agreed. Ordering online also saves me gas...

Agreed.

Ordering online also saves me gas and wear and tear on my car. "Local" bike shop is 46 mile round trip for me.
04-16-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By prj71

So you live in a shed?

So you live in a shed?
04-16-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By prj71

Time Warp Gravel Bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6O8k2c09yY
04-15-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By prj71

That's a nice looking hamster wheel...

That's a nice looking hamster wheel...
04-15-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By prj71

Shed rent?

Shed rent?
04-15-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By prj71

That's what most of us do anyways. At least I...

That's what most of us do anyways. At least I have been for 20+ years. Other than groceries I pretty much buy everything online. Mostly from Amazon and Ebay and few online bike stores.

Cheaper...
04-15-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By prj71

What's your height and in-seam?

What's your height and in-seam?
04-15-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By prj71

And in conclusion... ...

And in conclusion...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fit99l6kHyA
04-15-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By prj71

They exist. But I've never seen such a request as...

They exist. But I've never seen such a request as this. And if getting groceries with my bike was tearing up my legs...I would just resort to using the car so I only have to carry groceries not...
04-14-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By prj71

A grill cover.

A grill cover.
04-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

Funny thing is...I do the same and so have I. ...

Funny thing is...I do the same and so have I. The difference is just that you don't like what I post so you always feel the need to comment on it.



No need to single me out. Others here have...
04-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By prj71

None of what you explained has anything to do...

None of what you explained has anything to do with metal teeth on the bike pedals. You have three options here:

1.) Learn to carry your bike differently.
2.) Find some pedals without pins that...
04-14-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By prj71

The picture of the Roam above shows a 1x setup. ...

The picture of the Roam above shows a 1x setup.

Giants site indicates 11 x 36 with 40T chain ring. Hills might be a little difficult

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/roam-2-disc-2021

If...
04-14-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,755
Posted By prj71

Who are you to wave your finger? You must have...

Who are you to wave your finger?
You must have been outta your head
Eye hole deep in muddy waters
You practically raised the dead

Rob the grave to snow the cradle
Then burn the evidence down...
04-14-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 586
Posted By prj71

No. I just hop on a bike and if the size feels...

No. I just hop on a bike and if the size feels good I buy it.

Sometimes people like to overthink this stuff. Not sure about the rest of you...but the bike shops in my area want to charge you $$$...
04-14-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

So these modern bikes you have ridden...Do you...

So these modern bikes you have ridden...Do you have one in your possession now that you ride a couple days a week or were they just parking lot tests or 1/4 mile out and back trail tests on a friends...
04-13-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By prj71

No. But C'mon. This can't be a serious question.

No. But C'mon. This can't be a serious question.
04-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By prj71

You lobbed a slow pitched softball out there...

You lobbed a slow pitched softball out there...
04-13-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

Between my fat bike, mountain bike and road bike...

Between my fat bike, mountain bike and road bike I have over a 1,000 miles in since January 1.



I don't ever remember you mentioning that you have a newer mountain bike. With that said...It...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,008
Posted By prj71

So any other pumps besides the Lezyne pocket...

So any other pumps besides the Lezyne pocket drive fit in the Domane downtube compartment?

I just recently purchased a new domane and my Topeak Racerocket HPX that I had on my previous bike does...
04-13-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

Get out and ride soon? I've been out numerous...

Get out and ride soon? I've been out numerous times already. Over a 1000 miles since the beginning of the year already.
04-13-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

I rode older mountain bikes in the 80's and 90's ...

I rode older mountain bikes in the 80's and 90's Just because I'm not "in tune" with the some of the celebrities of the time doesn't mean I admit I know nothing.

But the truth is what I stated. ...
04-13-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 789
Posted By prj71

Learn how to walk? WTF???

Learn how to walk?

WTF???
04-13-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By prj71

The colorful posts on this forum never...

The colorful posts on this forum never disappoint.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x720/maxresdefault_dfeb14a84040c73507794d06a6011a6c248e7cc9.jpg
04-13-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

Good article on it... ...

Good article on it...

https://enduro-mtb.com/en/revolution-bikes-changed-past-sixteen-years/
04-13-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

That's a nice looking bike!

That's a nice looking bike!
04-13-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By prj71

Actually they kinda did. They were road bike...

Actually they kinda did. They were road bike geometry frames that accepted larger tires and the frames were built more robust.
04-13-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By prj71

YouTube is great for almost everything "how to" ...

YouTube is great for almost everything "how to"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uk_nC9anQcM&t=168s
04-12-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By prj71

Can you explain how the disc brake pads are...

Can you explain how the disc brake pads are rubbing the wheel?
04-09-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By prj71

That's a good recommendation. My GF has that...

That's a good recommendation. My GF has that bike.
04-09-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,192
Posted By prj71

The inexorable march of progress. Bikes change....

The inexorable march of progress. Bikes change. In general, they always get better. It’s hard to deny. Overall I see the "better" changes in the mountain bike industry more so than the road bikes.
04-09-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By prj71

I just sold my Giant FastRoad and bought a new...

I just sold my Giant FastRoad and bought a new Trek Domane. With the Covid bike market I couldn't resist. MSRP in 2015 was $1500 and I bought it for $1200. I just sold it for $1100.
04-09-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,192
Posted By prj71

Because huffy / department store bikes from that...

Because huffy / department store bikes from that era, just like now, are made with inferior components. It's not an apples to apples comparison.


That's what I've been asking all along.



As...
04-09-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By prj71

~$1000 -ish or so depending on condition of the...

~$1000 -ish or so depending on condition of the bike.

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/anthem-27dot5-3-2015

https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-guide/product/3057541/
04-09-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By prj71

Good bikes cost money. $600 doesn't get you much...

Good bikes cost money. $600 doesn't get you much above a department store bike in terms of mountain bike, gravel bike or hybrid bike. If the wooded trails on your farm are moderate this might fit...
04-08-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,192
Posted By prj71

A bike from a reputable bike company as Yeti...

A bike from a reputable bike company as Yeti can't be compared to department store bikes.

From the reputable manufactures of that era...such as Specialized, Trek, Giant...unless I'm missing...
04-08-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure what the point of this post is. ...

I'm not sure what the point of this post is.

https://spotbikes.com/products/rocker-ss?variant=32140479889442
04-08-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By prj71

As one whose other half is alawyer that...

As one whose other half is alawyer that specializes in personal injury cases some of this is not true...

The act of joining people in a group to ride together as a sporting activity means that all...
04-08-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By prj71

You need beer.

You need beer.
04-08-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By prj71

The Analysis Paralysis has really got you. ...

The Analysis Paralysis has really got you.

Just go buy that Giant bike fercripesakes!
04-08-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By prj71

Either of these cassettes should work. And they...

Either of these cassettes should work. And they are in stock.

https://www.jensonusa.com/Cassettes-Cogs?MultiValueDriveTrainSpeed=9+Speed
04-08-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By prj71

Not really. I just purchased a new Trek Domane. ...

Not really. I just purchased a new Trek Domane. Placed an order and it took 2 weeks to get. Girlfriend just purchased a new Kona Woo Fat Bike. 2 close friends just recently purchased some Giant...
04-08-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By prj71

Not really. The only thing full suspension adds...

Not really. The only thing full suspension adds a rear shock and few pivot bearings. Not THAT much more expensive.
04-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By prj71

Get the Giant. Way better than the Diamondback. ...

Get the Giant. Way better than the Diamondback.

Is $1000 your budget?
04-06-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By prj71

I guess depending on your age and type of trail a...

I guess depending on your age and type of trail a hard tail my work for you.

I'm older (49) and most of the trails I ride are old school rake and ride single track...lots of rocks and roots so the...
04-06-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By prj71

Analysis Paralysis. Don't get caught up with...

Analysis Paralysis.

Don't get caught up with the where the frame is made. Majority of them have been made overseas for years and their is nothing wrong with them.

I'd take that Giant Talon 1...
04-06-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By prj71

Giant Trance 29 is a solid choice for starting...

Giant Trance 29 is a solid choice for starting out. You can always upgrade components on it or upgrade to a whole new bike later if you want.
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