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05-27-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Metieval

I'd rather have entry level road bike on a wheel...

I'd rather have entry level road bike on a wheel upgrade than a high end road bike with an entry level wheelset... but that's just me!

Oh and I will say that there are entry level bikes that an...
05-26-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By Metieval

He also referenced warranty....(my reading...

He also referenced warranty....(my reading comprehension suggest that warranty is more important to him than speed)
So I am curious...



What wheels can be had "for half that" with lifetime...
05-26-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By Metieval

stiffer, compliant, bearings, maintenance, hooks,...

stiffer, compliant, bearings, maintenance, hooks, internal width, hoop shape, hoop depth, hoop material, ride characteristics, tubeless, holeless rim beds, engagement, Internal width, ERTO standards/...
05-26-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,160
Posted By Metieval

I am the point now I'll take comfort over speed....

I am the point now I'll take comfort over speed. but I also don't enjoy rides that i have to work for it. Meaning if I have to put in that much effort then I better be going faster.

I did however...
05-26-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By Metieval

The choice of 2 wheelsets. (maybe 3)

Mavic Allroad Pro UST disc, $1100 unless on sale which I highly doubt. 22 internal, holeless rim bed, 1660 gram. I love a Stiff wheel!

VS

Lightbicycle AR28 carbon disc inner /outer 22/29, ...
05-26-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 509
Posted By Metieval

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on...

One thing I also know from hindsite.... speed on ice hurts a lot less. Cause half your momentum just goes into a slide.
05-26-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 509
Posted By Metieval

Is that you? You went pretty far on that ice...

Is that you?

You went pretty far on that ice before it ate you!!! I expected it a lot sooner.
05-25-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,616
Posted By Metieval

the "sin" was "ignorance" they say you can't...

the "sin" was "ignorance"

they say you can't fix stupid, but maybe Pictures is a good start?
05-25-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,616
Posted By Metieval

he didn't!! he brought a Cable Lock into the...

he didn't!!

he brought a Cable Lock into the conversation of a Cable Lock thread.

here is a picture...
05-24-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

I have actual experience, which is as close to...

I have actual experience, which is as close to fact as it gets. The Frame design sucks!
Even swapping the ST to outboard Ultegra still didn't fix the BB flex.
...
05-24-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,616
Posted By Metieval

I am looking for a smaller/lighter cable, it's a...

I am looking for a smaller/lighter cable, it's a snatch and grab thing.
05-24-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By Metieval

the bigger bang for your buck will be in the...

the bigger bang for your buck will be in the hubs!
after that it will be in the rim and build.

are you climbing hills go for shallow and light.
If you are doing a bunch of flats then get...
05-24-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

It's life, we all have opinions, some will differ...

It's life, we all have opinions, some will differ from yours, get over it! also known as 'Quit being the thought police'. No one hired you to be such.
05-24-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

Frame crack, frame failure? about the same % as a...

Frame crack, frame failure? about the same % as a huffy Cranbrook frame. Are there reasons we choose to ride other bikes rather than Cranbrooks. you bet!

My point is some dislike walmart bikes and...
05-24-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Metieval

ahh well mine are the c35 which is wheel depth vs...

ahh well mine are the c35 which is wheel depth vs the c24 wheel depth, but I loved them! $250 is a good deal "if they are new"
05-24-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,160
Posted By Metieval

well my Scalpel MTB on WTB Exiwolf 2.35 is like...

well my Scalpel MTB on WTB Exiwolf 2.35 is like 20% faster (sustained) than my Gravel bike (Trek crossrip) on a 38 slick. that was pavement. I am 100% positive that that spread got worse on gravel,...
05-24-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Metieval

I am sitting on RS81 C35's with about 400 miles...

I am sitting on RS81 C35's with about 400 miles on them....
The story is somehow my skewer got put in wrong on my Mavic front hub. I had no Idea that mavic front hubs or mine was directional and it...
05-24-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Metieval

that says out of stock....

that says out of stock....
05-23-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,055
Posted By Metieval

the other reason to finish the tire pressure off...

the other reason to finish the tire pressure off with co2..... that Ice cold co2 cartridge feels like a million bucks!
05-23-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

just because something doesn't bug you, doesn't...

just because something doesn't bug you, doesn't make it less true.

for those that it will bug,,,, here it is out in the open and being talked about.
05-23-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

more so than you. I have actual experience on a...

more so than you. I have actual experience on a frame made like the subject is talking about.
yeah duh they needed an exit for the internal cables purpose and feature, but that " Feature" /...
05-23-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,849
Posted By Metieval

I have been, its a soy laced lattes lovers heaven.

I have been, its a soy laced lattes lovers heaven.
05-23-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Metieval

I've ridden the RS81 35's, they are nice wheels! ...

I've ridden the RS81 35's, they are nice wheels!

In comparison over my 2005 era Mavic kysrium elites. they were better on flats, better on cross wind, better on head wind. and they only lost out...
05-23-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,537
Posted By Metieval

my bear spray travels at around 1200 fps. I doubt...

my bear spray travels at around 1200 fps. I doubt being upwind or down wind matters much.
05-23-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

at least Niner , on the ALuminum frame, puts a...

at least Niner , on the ALuminum frame, puts a plug in it.

Anyone that has ever shoved a cork in their bar ends understands the purpose of muting the raw edge. The open down tube is nothing...
05-23-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

the sun has a purpose too, but you can get sun...

the sun has a purpose too, but you can get sun burns from it. but hey its a feature, not a fault!
05-23-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,055
Posted By Metieval

I use both..... I have also had dead co2...

I use both.....

I have also had dead co2 cartridges...

Road bike has co2,

but all my other bikes travel with a Topeak Morph pump. My last flat was after dark 700x38, Pulled the tube,...
05-23-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Metieval

seeing Giant do that on this aluminum model makes...

seeing Giant do that on this aluminum model makes me doubt their carbon Advanced Revolt and where they cut corners on the Advanced model.


So I just ordered a RLT 9 RDO
05-23-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,537
Posted By Metieval

just talk to it like this woman.... everything...

just talk to it like this woman.... everything will be fine.

Or maybe some people should just stay within the city limits.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU5cMZymSr0
05-19-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Metieval

My correct response was Exactly what I typed....

My correct response was Exactly what I typed. your Correct response if you don't like my response..... is to ignore my response.

Again Americans need jobs, to earn money, to spend money. Maybe ...
05-19-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Metieval

for all the crying over tariffs , maybe this...

for all the crying over tariffs , maybe this should be a kayak or canoe forum.
05-19-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Metieval

America first, if you don't have jobs you don't...

America first, if you don't have jobs you don't have money to spend.
05-19-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Metieval

but... apparently... the consummers don't mind...

but... apparently... the consummers don't mind paying the tariffs, and are buying bikes.

So the question is "Who" made an issue over the Tariffs? The same "Who" that are making an issue of it...
05-19-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Metieval

I am willing to pay more for imports if it means...

I am willing to pay more for imports if it means more jobs for Americans! Except wheels, I can buy 3 sets of Light bicycle wheels for the same price as a set of zipps.

I'd also glady pay the...
05-19-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Metieval

It's not just a bike shortage..... the ports...

It's not just a bike shortage.....

the ports were sitting very empty back in Febuary/March anyone paying attention. You guys are just seeing the bike shortage because It directly effects you...
05-15-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By Metieval

See if any Canadian shop has a Giant Revolt...

See if any Canadian shop has a Giant Revolt Aluminum 105 bike!
I almost regret not driving up and grabbing one before all this lockdown crap.
05-15-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Metieval

So this causes a bit of inner turmoil.... ...

So this causes a bit of inner turmoil....

local Giant dealer has a Revolt E+ Pro in my size. I really do want an E bike. (just because)
However I had other plans and an E-bike just doesn't fit...
05-11-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 978
Posted By Metieval

2x However It really comes down to how you...

2x

However It really comes down to how you want to ride, your fitness etc...
I was 1x on my MTB but after being back on a 38/24 on my Scalpel it's easy to clip along at 20-21 mph with the 38.
...
05-11-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By Metieval

I Like the SKS Fenders!

I Like the SKS Fenders!
04-13-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,600
Posted By Metieval

I'd rather have BB30 or PF30 and run something...

I'd rather have BB30 or PF30 and run something like beer components eccentric. or wheels mfg

considering that we have better choices, why design a frame around the lesser?
04-13-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,600
Posted By Metieval

the BB is a pinch set up with bolts on the...

the BB is a pinch set up with bolts on the outside (bottom side) of the BB.

it is how they did the BB that turned me off from this Norco.
04-09-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,600
Posted By Metieval

Not sure if people are crying over the cost, or...

Not sure if people are crying over the cost, or if 1 gear is just too tough for them.
03-20-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 24,856
Posted By Metieval

Yet how many of the 245,913 so called cases were...

Yet how many of the 245,913 so called cases were obese, or smokers, or had other illnesses, or asthmatic, etc.....

You know because Since Tom hanks spoke up about being infected to make this Fear...
03-13-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,600
Posted By Metieval

for that Kind of money I'd start looking at a...

for that Kind of money I'd start looking at a Niner RLT 853 frame to build with an Eccentric BB

however, if you want fatties on a SS, Say 650x48 Switchback Hill... The salsa is tempting.
03-13-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 24,856
Posted By Metieval

Our neighborhood banned the virus and made common...

Our neighborhood banned the virus and made common sense laws against it.

We will continue to live and ride bicycles as normal.
01-28-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,064
Posted By Metieval

Niner RLT RDO Norco Search XR

Niner RLT RDO

Norco Search XR
01-24-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Metieval

It could... but How aggressive can you go and at...

It could... but How aggressive can you go and at what "cons"?

I went pretty aggressive on my 91 Schwinn Crosscut build. and It is twitchy on the street and absolutely nuts on loose gravel. Some of...
01-21-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,715
Posted By Metieval

I forgot about the Carbon Jamis expat too. ...

I forgot about the Carbon Jamis expat too.

and missed some others too. I figured I'd just get a list started.. :)
01-20-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,715
Posted By Metieval

If I was referring to you I would have said...

If I was referring to you I would have said cyclist.

I was referring to the 'bike', but read it how you want I guess.

It just stands to reason that a guy that likes heavy bikes would BLATANTLY...
01-19-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,715
Posted By Metieval

My observation on the thread so far.... ...

My observation on the thread so far....


OP: I like my CX bike, but it's kinda heavy


guy that rides heavy bikes : what don't you like about it , is it twitchy?


OP: It's kinda heavy!
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