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07-22-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By prj71

Lots of 27.5 bikes out there yet. Definitely not...

Lots of 27.5 bikes out there yet. Definitely not dead.

What's dead is 26"
Forum: Fatbikes
07-22-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By prj71

They are... ...

They are...

...
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,367
Posted By prj71

I never use a password to log into my computer.

I never use a password to log into my computer.
07-10-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By prj71

I have them. Great shoe. Love so far.

I have them. Great shoe. Love so far.
07-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By prj71

The after photo will be at the scrap yard?

The after photo will be at the scrap yard?
07-10-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,484
Posted By prj71

WTF are you talking about?

WTF are you talking about?
07-10-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By prj71

Or don't do it all so you don't get caught up and...

Or don't do it all so you don't get caught up and hurt in a crash. That event is stupid at best.
07-08-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By prj71

That event is just dumb.

That event is just dumb.
Forum: Fatbikes
07-08-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By prj71

What's a front derailleur?

What's a front derailleur?
Forum: Fatbikes
06-20-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By prj71

https://www.amazon.com/Accu-Gage-Pressure-Protecti...

https://www.amazon.com/Accu-Gage-Pressure-Protective-Rubber-Angled/dp/B07HHLBKXN/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=accu+gauge+15psi&qid=1561038479&s=gateway&sr=8-2
06-18-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,898
Posted By prj71

That's kind of boring. Probably...

That's kind of boring.




Probably had other health issues going on they were unaware of that had nothing to do with competing in the Ironman.
06-18-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,898
Posted By prj71

Road biker makes you a better mountain biker. ...

Road biker makes you a better mountain biker. Mountain biker makes you a better road biker.

You can get killed driving your car down the street. To stop road riding because of what happened to a...
06-18-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By prj71

If they are labeled as tubeless ready rims then ...

If they are labeled as tubeless ready rims then you need nothing other than valves and sealant. Tape should be on the rim already.
06-18-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 9,804
Posted By prj71

None of this is surpising. Go look at any of...

None of this is surpising.

Go look at any of the major bike manufacturer websites and you will see majority of road bikes have moved to disc brakes. Rim brakes will soon be a thing of the past.
Forum: Fatbikes
06-17-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,680
Posted By prj71

Congrats on your purchase. Much better decision...

Congrats on your purchase. Much better decision than the Bikes Direct bike. With the Gravity Bullseye Monster you would have spent more money in the long run fixing/replacing stuff. The...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-06-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,680
Posted By prj71

The max rim width you would want to run with 3"...

The max rim width you would want to run with 3" tires is 50mm.

80mm rim would exceed the width of 3" tires.

And if you are going to get a fat bike...get a real one. Not a bike shaped object...
05-17-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By prj71

I just don't walk on trails where there are...

I just don't walk on trails where there are mountain bikes flying by. Problem solved.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-08-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,047
Posted By prj71

Your local bike shop. Specialized, Trek,...

Your local bike shop. Specialized, Trek, Cannondale, Giant and many others make bikes in those sizes.

Generally speaking any fat bike over $1200 will be good.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-03-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,047
Posted By prj71

Ones that are L or XL

Ones that are L or XL
04-30-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By prj71

I never specified what the optimum is. I stated...

I never specified what the optimum is. I stated that early on this thread.

However I do know 30psi + is too much for the normal mountain biker riding single track trail system.

Some of you are...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-30-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By prj71

Skip the motor and pedal like a bike is supposed...

Skip the motor and pedal like a bike is supposed to be used.
04-30-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By prj71

You haven't mentioned rim width. I'm running...

You haven't mentioned rim width.

I'm running 2.8s on 50 mm outside rim width.
04-30-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,610
Posted By prj71

Under $800 doesn't get you decent anything for a...

Under $800 doesn't get you decent anything for a new mountain bike except for maybe the frame. It will be equipped with a bunch of cheap components.
04-30-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By prj71

This is correct. My hardtail is the only bike I...

This is correct. My hardtail is the only bike I haven't converted to tubeless yet.



Could be. I don't know. Strava says my average speed was 7.1 mph. I'm using q-tubes super light and Schwalbe...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By prj71

"kit" and "accessorizing" Oh my...this...

"kit" and "accessorizing"

Oh my...this thread does deliver...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-29-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By prj71

Topeak Race Rocket MT is about half the amount of...

Topeak Race Rocket MT is about half the amount of strokes to fill that size tire.
04-29-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By prj71

I just did a 13 mile ride yesterday on my...

I just did a 13 mile ride yesterday on my hardtail with 29 x 2.4 tubed tires on old school single track...lots of rocks and roots. Rear was at 25 psi and front was at 23 psi. I weigh close to 190...
04-29-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 186,632
Posted By prj71

Fake news. I have the D-fuse seat post on my...

Fake news. I have the D-fuse seat post on my Giant FastRoad and none of these problems exist.

Matter of fact, it's one of the better ideas in the bike industry lately. The seat is on straight...
04-25-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,129
Posted By prj71

OCD. And why would one care if it has scratches?...

OCD. And why would one care if it has scratches?

Bikes depreciate. They aren't an investment.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-25-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By prj71

For fat bikes...Topeak Race Rocket MT... ...

For fat bikes...Topeak Race Rocket MT...

https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/mini-pumps/379-racerocket-mt
04-25-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 38,795
Posted By prj71

Geometry for mountain biking will be a little...

Geometry for mountain biking will be a little wonky. If you wanted a mountain bike...should have bought a mountain bike in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By prj71

I'm not a fan of the word "kit" to describe what...

I'm not a fan of the word "kit" to describe what a person wears biking.

What's wrong with saying bike shorts and jersey?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By prj71

Yes. I'm still laughing that the OP even started...

Yes. I'm still laughing that the OP even started this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,796
Posted By prj71

This isn't for real is it? You honestly need a...

This isn't for real is it? You honestly need a kit to match the bike?

Some serious OCD happening if this post is real.//
04-22-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,159
Posted By prj71

For future reference... Join the local gym. ...

For future reference...

Join the local gym.
Get a trainer for your bike so you can ride indoors.
Buy a fat bike so you can ride outdoors during the winter season.

With that said just keep...
04-19-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,992
Posted By prj71

Lots of responses in this thread but this one is...

Lots of responses in this thread but this one is the best one.
04-19-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By prj71

1x is the only way to go on a mountain bike. Wide...

1x is the only way to go on a mountain bike. Wide range cassettes anywhere from 10-50 tooth and chain rings as small as 26-28 tooth...has all the gearing a mountain biker needs.

You can't even...
04-19-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 213,259
Posted By prj71

Would be even more silly to buy a heavier...

Would be even more silly to buy a heavier aluminum bike and then clamp heavy racks on it.
04-19-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,856
Posted By prj71

This much is true. Took a while for Specialized...

This much is true. Took a while for Specialized and maybe others to realize that.

It was a marketing move at best that didn't pan out in the end.

I always loved Specialized's Womans Specific...
04-18-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By prj71

The only way to find if the fit is right and that...

The only way to find if the fit is right and that you enjoy what you buy is to demo a bike or try renting one.

It's not something you can get from asking questions on a bike forum.
04-18-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By prj71

Demo bikes until you find one you like. Focus on...

Demo bikes until you find one you like. Focus on fit, when you do a demo. Asking what bike on forum will literally get you a pro/con comment on every bike made. You cannot go wrong with any of the...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-17-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,267
Posted By prj71

Snow made me pull the trigger. Fat bike sits in...

Snow made me pull the trigger. Fat bike sits in the garage unused spring, summer and fall.
04-17-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By prj71

Ugh. You are obtuse. I'm not denying all of that...

Ugh. You are obtuse. I'm not denying all of that comes into play. Those are hard and fast recommendations for the biker that is a tire geek.

For the general public that doesn't want to deal with...
04-17-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By prj71

Lol. Not depressive. I'm being realistic here....

Lol. Not depressive. I'm being realistic here. It doesn't take long for a new hub to go from fairly quiet to loud.

I had a new wheel set built for my road bike last year. The first 2 weeks of...
04-16-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By prj71

Do you know the difference between a general...

Do you know the difference between a general recommendation and hard and fast rules?
04-16-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By prj71

A little more cush for drops and jumps. ...

A little more cush for drops and jumps.

Raises the bottom bracket up a little higher.

Rakes out the front end a little more for downhill.
04-16-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By prj71

Once the grease starts breaking down in the hub...

Once the grease starts breaking down in the hub it gets louder.
04-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By prj71

There is no magic number, but ~25 psi works well...

There is no magic number, but ~25 psi works well in most cases for most people. 30 psi is too high.
04-16-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,177
Posted By prj71

Refer to post 35 and 38.

Refer to post 35 and 38.
04-15-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,177
Posted By prj71

^^^So much this. Very true about car manuals.

^^^So much this. Very true about car manuals.
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