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05-14-19, 11:57 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Sweet, thanks for the link. I didnt know...

Sweet, thanks for the link. I didnt know something like that existed. I'll try to find a pair locally, cause those shipping charges to where I am are insane.

Now I also really want these bars and...
05-14-19, 07:54 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Awesome, thanks. I've fashioned something similar...

Awesome, thanks. I've fashioned something similar on my bike, except mine aren't adjustable in two planes. And I wish I could change the angle slightly to use them with different sweep bars.
...
05-13-19, 05:13 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Could you show those bar ends from a couple of...

Could you show those bar ends from a couple of different angles?
04-26-19, 08:14 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

The head tube looks waaay steeper on the 2019.

The head tube looks waaay steeper on the 2019.
04-19-19, 03:55 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

You seem to understand well what you're getting...

You seem to understand well what you're getting into. So that's cool.
04-16-19, 05:52 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

That CCM inception looks really heavy. Cheap...

That CCM inception looks really heavy. Cheap wheels, cheap hubs, cheap heavy tires, cheap steel seatpost and handlebars, cheap bottom bracket, flexy crank arms, etc. Geometry-wise it slightly reminds...
03-25-19, 03:20 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Is it me or your front mudguard is installed...

Is it me or your front mudguard is installed backwards?

Edit: On second thought it's probably installed that way due to the rear facing fork crown.
01-21-19, 08:08 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Wow!

Wow!
01-21-19, 04:38 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Yeah it's freshly painted I think. It's my must...

Yeah it's freshly painted I think. It's my must stop photo spot on that ride. Last time I rode there (2 years ago) it looked like that:
https://i.postimg.cc/sxCWFrNc/IMG-20170122-095707117.jpg...
01-21-19, 04:21 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Got any snow? That would call for a fat bike....

Got any snow? That would call for a fat bike. This guy's in my hometown.
01-20-19, 07:02 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Thanks! Probably a high of around 30C, which is...

Thanks! Probably a high of around 30C, which is 86F, but the blazing sun makes it feel like much more.
01-20-19, 05:05 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

https://i.postimg.cc/T3vJ9NBX/IMG-20190120-095844-...

https://i.postimg.cc/T3vJ9NBX/IMG-20190120-095844-HDR-2.jpg (https://postimg.cc/RNGtCdMP)
01-20-19, 04:05 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Rode 75 km today. About 50/50 road/off road. ...

Rode 75 km today. About 50/50 road/off road.

Managed to burp the front tire on a technical rocky climb. Reninflated the tire and was on my way when I realized the rear tired had burped some too...
01-16-19, 07:18 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

To add to the post above, you can look into using...

To add to the post above, you can look into using the skinny strippers (http://fattystripper.com). Made it much easier to set up my Smart Sams tubelessly on a pair of Alex DA16. rims.
01-16-19, 05:55 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

I'm in Brasilia. I'd say the landscapes around...

I'm in Brasilia. I'd say the landscapes around here are very similar to what can be found in the states of Sao Paulo or Minas Gerais (where Belo Horizonte is) except for bigger hills (might even say...
01-14-19, 04:34 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

What's that platform? Some kind of pumping...

What's that platform? Some kind of pumping station for a desalination plant?
01-14-19, 04:24 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

You should print it, frame it and hang it in your...

You should print it, frame it and hang it in your living room. Or sell it to Cannondale :rolleyes:
01-13-19, 02:37 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Great looking and a very functional bike!

Great looking and a very functional bike!
01-13-19, 12:58 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

​​​​​​Overall, hein? Well, at least where are I...

​​​​​​Overall, hein? Well, at least where are I am, there are many unpaved roads and lots of green rolling hills. The weather is good for riding year round (except for some strong rains and heat). On...
01-13-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Some summery landscapes for those in the cold...

Some summery landscapes for those in the cold part of the world:
https://i.postimg.cc/L8P7xq8q/IMG-20190112-095145.jpg (https://postimg.cc/k2nf4g89)
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01-12-19, 04:52 PM
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Views: 506
Posted By andrei_r

I had the exact same problem every time I tried a...

I had the exact same problem every time I tried a wet lube no matter how well I wiped the chain afterwards. It would always pick up some sand or tiny stones and make noise. I could feel the vibration...
01-12-19, 09:14 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Today a 34km ride in a hilly farm not too far...

Today a 34km ride in a hilly farm not too far from my house. They have lots of ATV trails which are now closed to motorized vehicles by a state law due to excessive erosion. MTB paradise. Very...
01-08-19, 07:14 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Looks like a nice bike. What exactly is it? Oh...

Looks like a nice bike. What exactly is it? Oh and one water bottle for a hundred km ride in Malaysia?!
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01-07-19, 07:48 AM
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Views: 2,263
Posted By andrei_r

Yeah, like now that I've got a Porsche 911 Turbo...

Yeah, like now that I've got a Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet, the Audi R8 is my winter beater.
12-27-18, 05:57 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Heck, he must simply dial it up to 400W. :roflmao:

Heck, he must simply dial it up to 400W. :roflmao:
12-23-18, 01:52 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

I think you need something like this Sram GXP...

I think you need something like this Sram GXP bottom bracket...
12-22-18, 08:34 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Finally drilled and tapped the fork legs to...

Finally drilled and tapped the fork legs to properly mount two additional bottle cages. Moved the bottle cages around too. The black ones didn't look right on the fork legs. The aluminum ones are...
12-22-18, 08:28 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

My trusty 10-year-old Giant FCR 3 has got some...

My trusty 10-year-old Giant FCR 3 has got some changes over the past two months. As of today, I think I'm done messing with it for a while.

First, new tires. Schwalbe Smart Sam 44-622 front,...
12-22-18, 07:21 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

part 2

https://i.postimg.cc/Qt7JfwvF/IMG-20181222-080714-HDR.jpg (https://postimg.cc/hzSmjyDn)

Things got a bit gnarly at this point:
https://i.postimg.cc/QxhJq6mM/IMG-2416.jpg...
12-22-18, 07:20 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

A short but intense ride this morning to test out...

A short but intense ride this morning to test out my new tubeless setup. Attention picture heavy! But that's what this thread is about...

https://i.postimg.cc/R0DgscFD/IMG-2388.jpg...
12-18-18, 08:33 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

A beautiful bike for a beautiful trail! :thumb:

A beautiful bike for a beautiful trail! :thumb:
12-13-18, 07:02 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

If only I could get $100 for every scratch on my...

If only I could get $100 for every scratch on my bike... I'd be stinking rich now (although I'm responsible for pretty much all of them) :innocent:
12-09-18, 03:41 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

It's been raining a lot here lately, so didn't...

It's been raining a lot here lately, so didn't ride much. Did quite a few changes to my bike in the meantime (will post in a different thread about that). Did a 30km ride to a local park on the...
12-06-18, 06:36 PM
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Views: 1,216
Posted By andrei_r

Check out Schwalbe Smart Sam's. Not exactly the...

Check out Schwalbe Smart Sam's. Not exactly the lightest though, but not heavy either. Comes in black and reflective depending on the size.
12-01-18, 07:59 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

That bag seems to be rubbing on the rear tire....

That bag seems to be rubbing on the rear tire. Did you mount it this way on purpose? It's supposed to go under the saddle. You can move the light and reflector down to make space. There's plenty of...
11-25-18, 08:48 AM
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Posted By andrei_r

Those are all pretty cool places. Why haven't you...

Those are all pretty cool places. Why haven't you been riding your jbc hybrid?
11-23-18, 05:42 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Get that post count up. Really looking forward to...

Get that post count up. Really looking forward to seeing it.
11-20-18, 06:59 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Personally, I would enjoy a nice new crank a lot...

Personally, I would enjoy a nice new crank a lot more than a night out. A good crank will last for years and you'll feel it every single time you ride. Deore FC-M590 is an excellent choice in 3x. A...
11-19-18, 06:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,817
Posted By andrei_r

You will not find two-part clamp bar ends. That's...

You will not find two-part clamp bar ends. That's just not how they're usually made (with the exception of the sqlab spergrips, which are designed to go inboard.) Aero bars usually have two piece...
11-13-18, 04:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,817
Posted By andrei_r

I'll post here what I once answered another forum...

I'll post here what I once answered another forum member in a PM.

They're cheap no name aluminum bar ends that I bought locally (exactly like these):...
11-07-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By andrei_r

Is there anything wrong with your Schwinn? If...

Is there anything wrong with your Schwinn? If not, keep it but don't invest 50$ worth of tires in it. You can get some good commuting tires for much less than that.
11-06-18, 03:49 PM
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Posted By andrei_r

Show the whole bike, please!

Show the whole bike, please!
11-06-18, 03:49 PM
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Views: 200,792
Posted By andrei_r

Gotta love the saddle bag color match :thumb:

Gotta love the saddle bag color match :thumb:
11-05-18, 08:00 PM
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Views: 1,155
Posted By andrei_r

Just wanted to say that a quick CX will do just...

Just wanted to say that a quick CX will do just fine on a 20k ride, maybe not road bike fast but quite comfortably.
11-02-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By andrei_r

No opinion on a carbon fork as I've never had...

No opinion on a carbon fork as I've never had one. Your bike geometry wouldn't work well with a suspension fork. Another easy remedy would be as fat of a tire as you can fit up front (run at lower...
11-02-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By andrei_r

Considering you need to go up a 30% grade, but...

Considering you need to go up a 30% grade, but also do 100K rides, I'd stick with a triple crank and get a smaller granny chainring (that's how I choose to spell it despite my browser trying to...
11-02-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,821
Posted By andrei_r

What an amazing place to ride! Good looking tr...

What an amazing place to ride! Good looking tr too...
10-29-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,249
Posted By andrei_r

It's common for manufacturers to photoshop the...

It's common for manufacturers to photoshop the valves out on their marketing shots. Either that or what Jonathan said above...
10-29-18, 05:49 AM
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Nbd
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Posted By andrei_r

New Bike Day? As in he picked up a new bike that...

New Bike Day? As in he picked up a new bike that day...
10-20-18, 04:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,821
Posted By andrei_r

​​​​​​Is the rear rack really supposed to be...

​​​​​​Is the rear rack really supposed to be attached to the inside of the seatstays? What's that hole on the outer part for then?
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