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Forum: Fatbikes
04-20-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,403
Posted By lurch0038

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Brooks Cambium
02-19-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,501
Posted By lurch0038

Surly ECR? Supports 29x3.0 tires Surly ICT?...

Surly ECR? Supports 29x3.0 tires
Surly ICT? Supports 26x5.0 and can support 29x3.0
Steel frame is a must for a Clyde.
Forum: Touring
10-01-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,455
Posted By lurch0038

Fun shakeout run on my local...

Fun shakeout run on my local trails.https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0356_8e50051254c5ad4b67d8f7b6faf87877df16956d.jpg
Forum: Fatbikes
09-18-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By lurch0038

As a large man the bike weight does not mean a...

As a large man the bike weight does not mean a darn thing to me. I have enough fat in my thighs that probably weigh more than my bike does LOL!
Forum: Fatbikes
06-05-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,070
Posted By lurch0038

It is the only bike I purchase. I have a 64cm...

It is the only bike I purchase.
I have a 64cm DT and an XXL ICT
Forum: Fatbikes
05-22-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By lurch0038

SWEET! thanks for the info. I am considering...

SWEET! thanks for the info. I am considering buying a second front wheel with a dynamo and only use it on bikepacking trips as well.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-21-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,402
Posted By lurch0038

I wanted to find a bike that I could ride on the...

I wanted to find a bike that I could ride on the beach while fishing, this led me to a fat bike. After riding the fatbike on my local trails I love this thing! As we all know these fatties just roll...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-21-18, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By lurch0038

Dynamo hub

Anyone use a dynamo hub with their fat bike?
Forum: Fatbikes
05-11-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By lurch0038

I like it as it fits my gigantic head! The...

I like it as it fits my gigantic head! The ventilation is really good and it even has a built in GO-PRO attachment for lights or cameras. I have a hard time finding a helmet that fits me and this one...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-06-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By lurch0038

Kask Rex?

Kask Rex?
Forum: Fatbikes
04-27-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By lurch0038

Great info and cool photos! I think I will go...

Great info and cool photos! I think I will go with the Knards.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-24-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By lurch0038

Anyone use the Knard 4.8? from the pix it looks...

Anyone use the Knard 4.8? from the pix it looks like the tread is less aggressive than the Jumob Jims. I have read great reviews about the Knards.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-23-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By lurch0038

you can replace that rim strip as well with cool...

you can replace that rim strip as well with cool colors but yeah those holes are designed to reduce the weight of the rim.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-23-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By lurch0038

Fat Bike mixed surface tires

Have surly Bud/Lou but will be taking my fat bike on a mixed surface 200mile bikepacking tour with ~60 miles being on pavement. I really dont need the traction that the Bud/Lou provide during the off...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-23-18, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,070
Posted By lurch0038

at 6'6'' and 350+ lbs yes I beat the crap out of...

at 6'6'' and 350+ lbs yes I beat the crap out of every bike I own....and so will you. Even the top of the line bikes with original equipment will not last long. What I typically do is, buy the bike I...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-22-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,040
Posted By lurch0038

With you being 6'8 you probably need an XXL. I am...

With you being 6'8 you probably need an XXL. I am 6'6'' and and ride a Surly XXL ICT but I had to add a stem extender to prevent me from leaning over too far....this extension made a significant...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-12-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,756
Posted By lurch0038

All seasons

All seasons
10-13-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By lurch0038

wider tires? 700cx45, 47 or even 50?

wider tires? 700cx45, 47 or even 50?
08-10-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By lurch0038

Good info! I am looking to buy a fatty to...

Good info! I am looking to buy a fatty to replace/upgrade my Mtn bike. My concern is that because of my size (~350lbs) the stock components wont hold up so I would like to purchase the bike with...
08-08-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By lurch0038

I would be considered a "super clyde" and fully...

I would be considered a "super clyde" and fully understand that I need to have the components upgraded to support my weight. I am looking at a Surly ICT.
08-07-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By lurch0038

fat bike for Clydes?

With all of the special requirements a clyde needs are there clyde compatible fatbike components like wheels, crank, brakes ect ?
10-30-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,090
Posted By lurch0038

ride an fx 7.7 and it has quality components BUT...

ride an fx 7.7 and it has quality components BUT at my weight 300+lbs the spokes and wheels were creaking
Forum: Touring
10-08-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,427
Posted By lurch0038

Is that folder available for public view? I enjoy...

Is that folder available for public view? I enjoy looking at loaded LHT/DT bicycles.
Forum: Touring
09-29-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By lurch0038

Jealous!

I am so jealous of all of you folks on tour. I sit at work on a computer all day with tree monitors. Two monitors are used for work while the third screen is used primarily to scroll through pictures...
Forum: Touring
09-25-15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By lurch0038

Wow! Great video!

Wow! Great video!
Forum: Touring
09-18-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By lurch0038

I replaced the original wheels with some 48 spoke...

I replaced the original wheels with some 48 spoke Velocity Chukkers but still have the original wheels. DUH! I will do a comparison test.
Forum: Touring
09-18-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By lurch0038

Exactly...I have a number of fishing rods for...

Exactly...I have a number of fishing rods for specific applications and will take the same approach with bicycles. I bought the DT to hold up against the abuse of my weight and to eventually tour so...
Forum: Touring
09-17-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By lurch0038

True...I need to relax with this but when I...

True...I need to relax with this but when I crashed it was scary and I did not realize what was going on. That has never happened to me before and I was concerned that I was suffering from heat...
Forum: Touring
09-17-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By lurch0038

Good info! so from what I understand, if you have...

Good info! so from what I understand, if you have already crashed or bonked out the fastest way to recover is to eat those power gels where the body does not need to break down food. However, if...
Forum: Touring
09-17-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By lurch0038

I have fast bikes but because they cannot handle...

I have fast bikes but because they cannot handle my shrek sized frame (6'6'' and ~330lbs)they are all worn down. I am not fat but even at the height of my fitness I was still ~265lbs. I usually get a...
Forum: Touring
09-16-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By lurch0038

Same pressure at all times.

Same pressure at all times.
Forum: Touring
09-16-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By lurch0038

Sluggish Disc Trucker

I have been riding my DT and that bike is a beast for touring but when not hauling gear or touring it is as sluggish as a sherman tank and cannot get out of its own way. I love the frame as it fits...
Forum: Touring
09-16-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By lurch0038

I agree what person does not like donuts! The...

I agree what person does not like donuts! The problem is that I feel awful when riding with crappy food in my belly. I guess the two athletes probably have zero percent body fat and have to add...
Forum: Touring
09-16-15, 07:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By lurch0038

Energy crashing

On a mini tour I crashed hard and ran out of energy. I drank enough water to fill a pool but did not take in enough food to maintain my energy level.....lesson learned. I was able to stop at a store...
09-16-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,524
Posted By lurch0038

Worked for me on a ride. I was crashing and could...

Worked for me on a ride. I was crashing and could feel the cramps coming....took the pickle juice and was able to finish the ride without a cramp.
Forum: Touring
08-25-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By lurch0038

Just as an update.... I am 30miles north of...

Just as an update....
I am 30miles north of Boston near Nashua NH and rode down rt4 through Chelmsford, Billerica, Bedford then on the Minuteman Bikeway to Cambridge. Once in Cambridge jumped on...
Forum: Touring
08-15-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By lurch0038

Sorry for the illogical post. Maybe I should...

Sorry for the illogical post.
Maybe I should have asked...what sites do you use to research bicycle routes that people have used.
Forum: Touring
08-15-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By lurch0038

bike route to cape cod

Looking for a bicycle route from cambridge, ma to the cape cod canal. Any sites or suggestions?

TIA!
08-06-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,063
Posted By lurch0038

cut carbs and sugars....weight will fall off your...

cut carbs and sugars....weight will fall off your body
Forum: Touring
08-04-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,455
Posted By lurch0038

SWEET!!! My son and I were coming off the ferry...

SWEET!!! My son and I were coming off the ferry when you were getting on the ferry heading north. I tried to take a picture of your bike as I was so impressed with the way the bike was loaded and how...
07-28-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By lurch0038

HELL YEAH! I want to get on the bike and do it...

HELL YEAH! I want to get on the bike and do it again.
07-28-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By lurch0038

Yet another personal best!!

That hill which has been kicking my arse for the past few weeks has been defeated!!! No more pushing up the hill...YOU ARE NOW MINE!! Time to slay another Dragon!! #goals...
07-25-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By lurch0038

Clyde new personal best.

Daughter had a Lacrosse game at 30miles away (29.85 actually) and I took my bike. It is so much easier to ride when there is a destination. Riding the local loop for training gets boring. I feel...
Forum: Touring
07-24-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,029
Posted By lurch0038

Do a search on the internet for a shop that will...

Do a search on the internet for a shop that will do a custom fit and then they should be able to put you into a bike that closely matches your geometry. Do not get a basic fit, some of the fitting...
Forum: Touring
07-23-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,311
Posted By lurch0038

Duh....I am a dope. I saw these some time ago but...

Duh....I am a dope. I saw these some time ago but completely forgot about them. VO sells a set as well.
VO Thumb Shifter Mounts - Shifters - Shifting - Components...
Forum: Touring
07-23-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,311
Posted By lurch0038

I like the Jones bars but truly enjoy the bar end...

I like the Jones bars but truly enjoy the bar end shifters. Is there any options to get the best of both worlds as I would be interested.
07-08-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By lurch0038

Atkins works great for people who are obese or...

Atkins works great for people who are obese or have a high BMI. Once past the "induction" phase the fat just falls off (with exercise) but it could take a week to get past that. Once you get down to...
07-08-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,855
Posted By lurch0038

6'6'' ~330lbs...Surly Disc Trucker 64cm.

6'6'' ~330lbs...Surly Disc Trucker 64cm.
Forum: Touring
07-08-15, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By lurch0038

One of the greatest places to fish for Striped...

One of the greatest places to fish for Striped Bass on the east coast....the cape cod canal!
Forum: Touring
06-30-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,017
Posted By lurch0038

I have two short tours this summer. The first one...

I have two short tours this summer. The first one is to ride from my house in Mass to the NY border, take a photo of me standing at the "Welcome to NY" sign right next to my bike...~150 miles one way...
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