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02-07-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,680
Posted By DMC707

a friend bought a Roscoe for his teenage son and...

a friend bought a Roscoe for his teenage son and i was impressed with it for the price for sure. (Actually impressed Regardless of the price - i really wanted to ride it!). Very nice build quality ,...
02-04-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,618
Posted By Chris Pringle

Youíve got a very nice, classic rigid bike there....

Youíve got a very nice, classic rigid bike there. Honestly, it should be kept original. If you enjoy the old-school feel of 26ers, youíll be better off getting a proper hardtail in the second-hand...
02-03-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Chris!

My gravel bike is set up tubeless and where I...

My gravel bike is set up tubeless and where I invest most of my money. I don't ride trails in much snow more of a mud issue when the snow melts and the snow is road slush courting type stuff. I did...
01-18-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By HD3andMe

Chest mount is the most immersive, followed...

Chest mount is the most immersive, followed closely by chin-mounted to a FF.

https://youtu.be/e-qOZKx1Qnw
01-14-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By 2cam16

GoPro with various mounts depending on my mood....

GoPro with various mounts depending on my mood. Sometimes on the stem, helmet(under visor) , or chest.
01-14-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Darth Lefty

I also tried a helmet and instantly understood...

I also tried a helmet and instantly understood why chest is better.

Get a good camera. I was gifted an inexpensive camera a few years ago and it was fun to play with but the video quality was just...
01-14-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Happy Feet

I'm not an expert in that but I use my GP in a...

I'm not an expert in that but I use my GP in a certain way. Usually I video an outing and then download the files into my editing software, edit, and save the final result to my computer with a...
01-14-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Happy Feet

I use a Go Pro 3 and a helmet mount. After some...

I use a Go Pro 3 and a helmet mount. After some time trying that I would recommend a chest mount.

The angle from the helmet fore shortens the view and makes the perspective look odd. You don't get...
01-10-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By judeen_buck

New bike day - Trek Domane AL 2 Disc

Hi all, I bought a new bike and wanted to share. This is a Trek Domane Al 2 Disc in Mulsanne Blue & Black.

New, like from a bike shop new. I've only ever had bought used or got an old bike from a...
01-03-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By trainchaser

Up my way, in Victoria, British Columbia, we have...

Up my way, in Victoria, British Columbia, we have MEC, which is similar to REI. They have their own house brands and I bought all my jerseys, jackets and shorts when they were on sale several years...
01-03-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By veganbikes

If you like their stuff go for it. Pearl Izumi...

If you like their stuff go for it. Pearl Izumi makes good quality clothing that will last a while. Break down the cost over time and you are well set. I got some PI bib tights on clearance years ago...
01-03-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By CAT7RDR

The Black Bibs Elite are $87 w/ shipping. I am on...

The Black Bibs Elite are $87 w/ shipping. I am on my third pair and find them to be a "sweet spot" for a 5-6 hour bib w/ good compression and a comfy chamois. I considered spending more but they work...
01-03-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By 70sSanO

Most of my jerseys came from Performance. ...

Most of my jerseys came from Performance.

I’ve had good luck with Bellwether for cycling shorts, they seem to be priced well for the quality. I will buy jerseys off eBay and 5/6 years ago I was...
12-22-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By Darth Lefty

In this video Eric Porter does a tube repair with...

In this video Eric Porter does a tube repair with his kid, who had a pinch flat when he landed hard on a concrete edge (at 4:11)

https://youtu.be/Wh54LyJnpxk?t=251
12-20-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By xcfang

What I've always wondered about the tube was how...

What I've always wondered about the tube was how would that work with all the old sealant in my tires. I recently repaired the sidewall on one of my tires (including some stitching up!) and there is...
12-19-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By mack_turtle

With a tubeless tire, sealant is the first line...

With a tubeless tire, sealant is the first line of defense for small punctures. If the puncture is too big for the sealant, you can probably plug it with a simple, small, cheap plug kit. Beyond that,...
12-19-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By dabac

Flats donít lend themselves to such binary...

Flats donít lend themselves to such binary classification.
They run the whole range from self-fixing (with sealant) to fixable with assistance to entirely beyond repair.
MTBers can end up a fair...
12-19-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By c_m_shooter

There is always a chance you could be walking...

There is always a chance you could be walking home. Carry a tube with you along with your plug kit. Bring a rag to wipe your hands with also, because putting a tube in a previous tubeless setup is...
12-19-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By alo

There can be punctures which are too large for...

There can be punctures which are too large for the sealant to seal, but can be repaired.
12-18-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By Darth Lefty

Some punctures are big enough to keep leaking but...

Some punctures are big enough to keep leaking but small enough to seal with some help.

When I was deciding whether to go tubeless I surfed around forums for stories of people having failures. Most...
12-09-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By thehammerdog

sealskins waterproof socks. $20

sealskins waterproof socks.
$20
11-25-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Charliekeet

Ingenious and likely well-made, as with all Wolf...

Ingenious and likely well-made, as with all Wolf Tooth products I've used. I think they're great, but this one doesn't have too much appeal for me personally as I'm not often in a position where I'd...
10-27-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By c_m_shooter

Hiking boots and Merino wool socks.

Hiking boots and Merino wool socks.
10-02-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,490
Posted By DocsDad

Recently picked up the 2020 Trek Roscoe 8. 27.5...

Recently picked up the 2020 Trek Roscoe 8. 27.5 plus (2.8" tires). Love this thing. This was a grind of a climb but the ride down was awesome.
...
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