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10-21-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By Synack42

No experience with Carver, however I recently...

No experience with Carver, however I recently built a rigid 26er using a Sunlite fork: https://www.modernbike.com/sunlite-rigid-mtb-fork-26-black

Super inexpensive and I have no complaints so...
08-30-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Synack42

I built a rigid 26er... for giggles...

So I got into cycling earlier last year as a way to lose weight and keep calories in check. Started off with a cheap Magna from Craigslist, was fixing it constantly (but actually enjoying the whole...
07-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,395
Posted By Synack42

Sorry, huge screenshot from the phone... Actual...

Sorry, huge screenshot from the phone... Actual intake is ~1600. The app by default will take whatever you burn and put it back into the budget. (I really try to avoid dipping into that additional...
07-18-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,395
Posted By Synack42

Thanks everyone! At the moment I'm trying to...

Thanks everyone!

At the moment I'm trying to stay around 1600 calories daily with one hour minimum on the bike/15 miles. I usually burn ~800 calories during the ride but I honestly try to avoid...
07-16-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,395
Posted By Synack42

Counting calories and cycling really does work...

Just need to share... Around April last year I weighed just over 330 lbs. Started to notice diabetic symptoms and the doctor confirmed I was type 2. Ended up with three different prescriptions...
07-07-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,811
Posted By Synack42

Mainly an old Diamondback Outlook and an old Trek...

Mainly an old Diamondback Outlook and an old Trek 4300, both 26ers. (WTB All Terrain 26x1.95 on one and cheap Goodyear 26x2.125 on the other. I do have a Frankenbike hybrid with old-school 27x1-1/4...
06-07-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,586
Posted By Synack42

This is going to look horrible compared to...

This is going to look horrible compared to everything else in this thread... But this bike basically turned my health around completely. $30 on Craigslist a year ago -- Down from 330+ lbs to 207...
06-07-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By Synack42

Franken-road bike build

I honestly picked this bike up complete, just to part it out. (The father-in-law needed a new wheelset on his old 10 speed.) I had the donor bike laying around the garage for a couple of weeks and it...
06-03-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,034
Posted By Synack42

Personally I find that aspect of cycling very...

Personally I find that aspect of cycling very entertaining, probably goes along with a car guy constantly tweaking and upgrading their project. Except the RJ version is an extremely cheap hobby and...
05-22-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,877
Posted By Synack42

The frame I ride is probably a bit too large for...

The frame I ride is probably a bit too large for myself (honestly love it from a riding position though).

Whenever I come to a stop I usually just leave the right foot on the pedal (raised forward...
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