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10-23-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By wolfchild

Get some CX tires with aggressive...

Get some CX tires with aggressive tread...Schwalbe CX PRO 700x30 is a very good tire for winter riding. It's a skinny tire only 30mm wide but it has very good traction and grip in all types of...
10-22-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,865
Posted By wolfchild

Only Treks with drop bars are an illusion.

Only Treks with drop bars are an illusion.
10-21-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By wolfchild

I commute and I have no choice but to ride in the...

I commute and I have no choice but to ride in the dark... It's impossible to avoid riding in the dark at this time of the year.
10-20-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,284
Posted By wolfchild

Neither is using brakes on a drop bar bike a...

Neither is using brakes on a drop bar bike a rocket science...Some posters on this list make it sound like riding a bike with drop bars is some supernatural skill that only few mortals can ever hope...
10-20-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,284
Posted By wolfchild

98% of people who ride drop bar bikes never use...

98% of people who ride drop bar bikes never use the actual drops and spent all their time riding on hoods and they end up using just that one hand position for all of their riding. So what's the...
10-20-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,284
Posted By wolfchild

Any person who is fit and healthy should be able...

Any person who is fit and healthy should be able to fitness the whole pizza in their mouth and wash it down with beer and still be able to maintain their fitness and be lean.
10-16-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By wolfchild

What you need is an aggressive mountain bike tire...

What you need is an aggressive mountain bike tire with big knobs made from softer rubber. Look at brands like Schwalbe and Maxxis..The softer the rubber the better it will grip in winter but the...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 806
Posted By wolfchild

Have a look at Surly or Soma. They make disc...

Have a look at Surly or Soma. They make disc brake frames with drop-outs which can be build up with IGH.
10-16-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By wolfchild

Continue to use them...I've been using the same...

Continue to use them...I've been using the same helmet since 2007.
10-16-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,284
Posted By wolfchild

It all depends on what type of a mountain bike...

It all depends on what type of a mountain bike and it also depends on the riders perspective...Yes mountain bikes are slower and take more effort to keep them moving on pavement but to say that they...
10-14-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By wolfchild

Everything in this post is completely false.

Everything in this post is completely false.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,111
Posted By wolfchild

OPs set up wouldn't work for me. Having them...

OPs set up wouldn't work for me. Having them mounted so close together defeats the purpose that they were designed for...I have my bar-ends mounted at the ends of my 620mm wide handle bars. The main...
10-13-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By wolfchild

I think you would enjoy Surly Lowside or maybe...

I think you would enjoy Surly Lowside or maybe Surly Troll...I think one of those two bikes would fit your riding style perfectly.
10-13-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 979
Posted By wolfchild

http://labdoor.com/rankings/protein

http://labdoor.com/rankings/protein
10-13-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,915
Posted By wolfchild

Not really...For me flats are very infrequent and...

Not really...For me flats are very infrequent and only happen once a year or once every few years. Modern tire technology has greatly improved and there are tires which have very good flat...
10-13-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By wolfchild

I use lock-on grips on all my bikes and would...

I use lock-on grips on all my bikes and would never use anything else. IME slide on grips eventually loosen up and start moving around... Lock-on grips stay tight no matter what.
10-13-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,284
Posted By wolfchild

They're already banned, and anybody who still...

They're already banned, and anybody who still uses them will end up on ignore list.
10-13-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,766
Posted By wolfchild

I ride all year round and I supplement my riding...

I ride all year round and I supplement my riding with cross training all year round... I do some type of physical activity every single day and very rarely take rest days.
10-09-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By wolfchild

I do my track stands outdoors all year...

I do my track stands outdoors all year round...Forget about indoor tricks. Spend some time in winter forum and learn some tricks on how to ride in winter and practise your tricks outdoors. It's a lot...
10-09-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,486
Posted By wolfchild

I have two pairs of wheel sets which I build few...

I have two pairs of wheel sets which I build few years ago with Surly singlespeed disc hub with solid nutted axle. I was just curious if there were any adapters to convert this particular hub to a...
10-09-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,205
Posted By wolfchild

Not bicycle specific...Bicycles have special...

Not bicycle specific...Bicycles have special bicycle specific paint which require bicycle specific wax, at a cost of 50 dollars per 1 oz and be sold only through your local LBS.:lol:
10-09-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 979
Posted By wolfchild

Protein powder is not some magical substance...

Protein powder is not some magical substance which can build and preserve muscle. The only way to build and preserve muscle is through resistance training. If you don't use it you loose it, no matter...
10-08-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,205
Posted By wolfchild

Bubble wrap it and don't ride it.

Bubble wrap it and don't ride it.
10-08-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,486
Posted By wolfchild

Is it possible to use a wheel set with 135mm rear...

Is it possible to use a wheel set with 135mm rear spacing in a frame with 142mm or 148mm spacing ??...Are there any adapters that make this possible ??
10-08-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 979
Posted By wolfchild

I use Kaizen Naturals unflavoured/unsweetened...

I use Kaizen Naturals unflavoured/unsweetened whey protein. I avoid any protein powders with artificial sweeteners or flavours...I use one scoop of whey blended with one cup of sweetened kefir or...
10-07-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,690
Posted By wolfchild

That's what I do...I use fixed gear cross bike...

That's what I do...I use fixed gear cross bike with 74 gear inches for road riding.
10-07-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,690
Posted By wolfchild

Riding a road bike on rollers indoors isn't going...

Riding a road bike on rollers indoors isn't going to improve your ability to climb hills on a MTB on singletrack. Climbing steep hills on singletrack is more than just power, it's also a skill and...
10-06-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,239
Posted By wolfchild

I don't use any rain gear, I get wet...My bikes...

I don't use any rain gear, I get wet...My bikes have full fenders to prevent road spray from messing up my clothes.
10-06-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,486
Posted By wolfchild

I wish that 26 inch bikes with 135mm spacing...

I wish that 26 inch bikes with 135mm spacing would come back from the dead. There is nothing wrong with 26 inch wheels and 135mm rear spacing.
10-06-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By wolfchild

I don't use any computer software to tell me how...

I don't use any computer software to tell me how to workout or how to eat...My brain is my fitness app.... When it comes to working out, training and fitness I am old school and have no desire to...
10-06-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,457
Posted By wolfchild

My go to bike for windy conditions is one of my...

My go to bike for windy conditions is one of my singlespeed MTBs with big knobby tires, riser bars mounted up high and a slack geometry. I don't care about aerodynamics.
10-05-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,916
Posted By wolfchild

Don't forget that people also get body shamed for...

Don't forget that people also get body shamed for being too skinny...As somebody who is very fit and athletic I just couldn't bring myself to body shame other people. Who am I to judge other persons...
10-05-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,916
Posted By wolfchild

I got into serious cycling in 2007. Started out...

I got into serious cycling in 2007. Started out as a mountain biker and then commuting to work and recreational riding. I haven't been able to stop since, it's just something that I really enjoy...
10-05-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,690
Posted By wolfchild

There is no exercise out there which will improve...

There is no exercise out there which will improve your climbing other than actually getting on your bike and hammering those hills and climbs. The best way to become a strong climber is to do a lot...
10-04-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By wolfchild

Bring it on....I am looking forward to it.

Bring it on....I am looking forward to it.
10-04-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,590
Posted By wolfchild

IMHO the best middle ground between a fat bike...

IMHO the best middle ground between a fat bike and a regular bike would be a 27.5 or a 29'er frame which can take plus sized tires of about 2.8 - 3.0 inches. That's plenty enough of rubber to take...
09-30-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,720
Posted By wolfchild

It's a lot easier for some people to whine and...

It's a lot easier for some people to whine and complain and make excuses because of the weather than it is to do the simple things that you just mentioned
09-30-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By wolfchild

I would go with the 29'er, they offer a lot more...

I would go with the 29'er, they offer a lot more possibilities than a skinny tired drop bar road bike. Bigger tires run a lower pressures will roll a lot better and give you better control on poorly...
09-28-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,358
Posted By wolfchild

I bet majority of Cervelo owners also play golf,...

I bet majority of Cervelo owners also play golf, buy overpriced health foods at Whole Foods and own a Tesla or some other exotic luxury automobile.
09-28-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,720
Posted By wolfchild

I haven't used my XC skis for over 12 years ...

I haven't used my XC skis for over 12 years because I find winter biking to be a lot more interesting. There is nothing more exciting than riding a MTB on snow covered and frozen trails.
09-27-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,590
Posted By wolfchild

Do some research on the pros and cons of fat...

Do some research on the pros and cons of fat bikes and then decide for yourself if it's worth it...For me personally I prefer a regular mountain bike that has enough clearance to run anything from...
09-27-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,720
Posted By wolfchild

I love winter biking and I am looking forward to...

I love winter biking and I am looking forward to another exciting riding season.
09-23-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By wolfchild

No need to do anything expect maybe lubing the...

No need to do anything expect maybe lubing the chain.
09-23-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,320
Posted By wolfchild

9 inches of brake cables extruding from my...

9 inches of brake cables extruding from my calipers taped to my fork in the front and rear seat stay so it doesn't move all over the place and get tangled. Is that too much ??
09-21-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,320
Posted By wolfchild

I don't have any complaints about MUPS here in my...

I don't have any complaints about MUPS here in my suburbs where I live and ride...MUPS make my daily commutes a lot easier, and I get to avoid some of the busy arterial roads with speeding cars and...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By wolfchild

Maybe he did maybe he didn't...Even if he did see...

Maybe he did maybe he didn't...Even if he did see you it still doesn't matter. One thing I learned over the years is that some people are idiots and they will play chicken with you to see who moves...
09-19-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By wolfchild

I can think of few reasons why a wheel would rub...

I can think of few reasons why a wheel would rub on the brake pads:

1...wheel not centered in the drop outs
2...wheel axle not tight enough which allows the wheel to move
3...loose bearing...
09-18-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,284
Posted By wolfchild

For most riding situations you don't need more...

For most riding situations you don't need more than two hand positions and there are plenty of other types of handle bars besides drop bars that offer multiple hand positions and comfort.
09-16-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,284
Posted By wolfchild

I would rather walk than use drop bars.

I would rather walk than use drop bars.
09-16-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 19,773
Posted By wolfchild

That's one of the main reasons why I do...

That's one of the main reasons why I do resistance training is because I don't want to end up skinny fat...Yes weight training is hard work, it's uncomfortable, sometimes painful but it's well worth...
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