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10-14-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
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: 21
Views: 551
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: 196
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: 851
Posted By wolfchild

http://labdoor.com/rankings/protein

http://labdoor.com/rankings/protein
10-13-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,228
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: 575
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: 550
Views: 34,243
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: 43
Views: 2,324
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: 490
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: 8,879
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: 2,969
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: 851
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: 2,969
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: 8,879
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: 851
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: 46
Views: 1,284
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: 46
Views: 1,284
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: 1,182
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: 8,879
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: 396
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: 1,402
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: 3,765
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: 3,765
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: 46
Views: 1,284
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: 13
Views: 429
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: 41
Views: 1,264
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: 3,607
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: 357
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: 4,157
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: 3,607
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: 41
Views: 1,264
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: 3,607
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: 637
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: 3,220
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: 3,220
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: 894
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: 375
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: 550
Views: 34,243
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: 550
Views: 34,243
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: 19,602
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...
09-16-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,476
Posted By wolfchild

Few years ago I snapped a crank arm on my fixed...

Few years ago I snapped a crank arm on my fixed gear bike while accelerating at a busy intersection, I had to pedal with one leg for about 7 miles...At another time I had a head on collision with...
09-16-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,340
Posted By wolfchild

I ride fixed gear bike on the road and...

I ride fixed gear bike on the road and singlespeed MTB off road. I spend tons of time standing on the pedals and riding out of the saddle. I have no choice, if I don't stand up I won't be able to...
09-15-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By wolfchild

I don't make any adjustments when wearing...

I don't make any adjustments when wearing different shoes... I use regular MTB platform pedals with normal shoes or boots.
09-15-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 34,243
Posted By wolfchild

Flat bars with bar ends or riser bars with bar...

Flat bars with bar ends or riser bars with bar ends work just fine for 100 miles or more. There is really no limit how far you can ride with flat bars.
09-14-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By wolfchild

Make sure your form is spot on. Don't use your...

Make sure your form is spot on. Don't use your knees to initiate the squat... Initiate the squat movement with your hips/glutes and sit back when going down and then coming back up.
09-14-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By wolfchild

If one exercise is causing any type of problem,...

If one exercise is causing any type of problem, then find a safer alternative. In your case if the squat is an issue, find another exercise. There are a lot of leg exercises which don't involve a...
09-14-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,880
Posted By wolfchild

The reason why some people have low energy while...

The reason why some people have low energy while doing low carb is because they get stuck in what I call a " nutritional no-mans land" ...it means that their carb intake is too low to produce enough...
09-14-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By wolfchild

Why the heck would you want to bother somebody...

Why the heck would you want to bother somebody and disrupt a persons bus commute to work and their personal time by putting some extra demands on them and have them do things which really are not...
09-14-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,825
Posted By wolfchild

The mountain bike groups that I rode with before...

The mountain bike groups that I rode with before had no problem with allowing newbies to come along and ride with them over some "extremely technical and challenging trails". If somebody didn't feel...
09-14-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,178
Posted By wolfchild

I don't train for speed and I don't race and I am...

I don't train for speed and I don't race and I am too young to retire and I never listen to music while riding...Yes today my speed was about 13 mph while riding on smooth pavement because I rode my...
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