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Forum: Touring
09-07-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By illjustride

Yes looking back eastward heading west. Monarch...

Yes looking back eastward heading west. Monarch Pass was long and tall. I believe it was over 11,000ft or shy of it. We had to camp mid-climb and finish the rest the next day.
Forum: Touring
09-07-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By illjustride

Thank you. That cover photo was shot during a...

Thank you. That cover photo was shot during a descent out of Monarch Pass in Colorado.
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By illjustride

My Story of Bicycle Touring Across The U.S.

Hey everyone, I just published an ebook with images called Believing Is Everything - Bike Touring Across The United States Of America. Itís been a passion project since finishing my 75-day journey...
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By illjustride

Yeah I know. I wish they had that colorway still....

Yeah I know. I wish they had that colorway still. Greens my favorite color. Especially snot green.
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By illjustride

Gravel Bike Dream Build Ė Ibis Hakka MX

Whatís it like to build your own dream bike from a blank canvas to a masterpiece? Pretty damn awesome. Check out my full build report on the Ibis Hakka MX gravel bike.
Ibis Hakka MX Dream Gravel...
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,205
Posted By illjustride

This should sum it up for some people who don't...

This should sum it up for some people who don't know the difference.
Bike Touring vs Bikepacking - What's the difference?
Forum: Touring
08-24-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By illjustride

We camped off of the Appalachian trail in...

We camped off of the Appalachian trail in Phillipstown, NY just over the Bear Mountain Bridge.
Forum: Touring
08-24-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By illjustride

Thanks for the kind words and for tuning in. I...

Thanks for the kind words and for tuning in. I appreciate that.
Forum: Touring
08-24-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By illjustride

Right on, thanks for the kind words. Appreciate...

Right on, thanks for the kind words. Appreciate you checking it out. I would have loved to make it longer. But the 2nd day we road back in the rain and setting up the camera became a hindrance.
Forum: Touring
08-22-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By illjustride

Escape NYC - In Search for Gravel

Hey folks, last weekend my friend and I went on a bikepacking trip on our gravel bikes. We wanted to leave NYC and get some dirt riding and gravel under our tires. I made a microfilm about it and...
Forum: Touring
08-09-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By illjustride

How To Plan & Load Bikepacking Routes To Wahoo Cycling Computer

Hey folks. I created a video on my YouTube channel on my workflow and how I plan and load bikepacking routes to cycling computers. I share my software and some tips on how to stay organized and tidy....
07-11-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By illjustride

My friends Sour Crumble Steel 29er MTB/ Bikepacking Rig

Hey folks! I hope everyone is well. I wanted to share a bikepacking/ MTB rig my good friend George put together recently. I was able to meet up with him for a photoshoot of his completed build after...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,514
Posted By illjustride

Valles Caldera Super Volcano, New Mexico - Fully...

Valles Caldera Super Volcano, New Mexico - Fully Loaded....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By illjustride

Thanks for the heads up. Fixed.

Thanks for the heads up. Fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By illjustride

My journey to the best road cycling shoe

The journey to the perfect road shoe. Iím sure weíve all been there trying to find that right fit in a shoe that doesnít give us hot spots and the occasional ache. I've went from my favorite Shimano...
06-19-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

I see. That might be a better way to go then....

I see. That might be a better way to go then. Maybe having access to that Bluetooth if needed is a good idea. The frame I have has a battery mount for Di2 on the downtube so I was also thinking of...
06-19-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

Yeah for sure. You are right I can go with a...

Yeah for sure. You are right I can go with a regular cable if that makes it easier. Check out my new configuration I drew. I hope I got this right.
...
06-19-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

Yea so on the (L) shifter I was going to run a...

Yea so on the (L) shifter I was going to run a long cable down to junction B and into the battery. I should have mentioned also that this will be a 1X setup on Shimano GRX Di2.
06-19-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

thanks for the help. I drew an image of what Iím...

thanks for the help. I drew an image of what Iím trying to setup.

...
06-19-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

Thanks for the tip. I measured my ENVE Gravel...

Thanks for the tip. I measured my ENVE Gravel bars that are 44cm with the string technique and they are 43 1/2 inches or 110.5cm. Now in terms of the EW JC130 Y-cable, which length would work best?...
06-19-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

Great thanks. I measured my bars with the string...

Great thanks. I measured my bars with the string technique and they are 43 1/2 inches or 110.5cm. Now in terms of the EW JC130 cable, which length would work best? They have odd lengths like...
06-19-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

Thanks do you mean measure the length of the bar...

Thanks do you mean measure the length of the bar from the bar end, curve of the bend, cross bar to the other side? I'm also doing GRX Di2 and want to use the EW-JC130.
06-18-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By illjustride

Nice! They are both great shops

Nice! They are both great shops
06-18-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By illjustride

What size Shimano EW-JC130 would I need for my handlebars?

Hi everyone. I'm a bit new to the Di2 scene and was wondering if I can get some help from anyone who runs the EW-JC130 and the right size I would need for my new ENVE G-Series Gravel Bar. The...
06-12-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By illjustride

Thanks. Yeah I suppose it may have been there for...

Thanks. Yeah I suppose it may have been there for a bit. Iím going to get a chain guard to prevent it from dropping. I may have one from an older frame.
06-12-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By illjustride

oh I see. Thanks. Yeah Iíve been riding it...

oh I see. Thanks. Yeah Iíve been riding it normal. I suppose itís been there for a while. But I donít know.
06-12-20, 07:16 PM
06-12-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By illjustride

Dent On Aluminum Frame Downtube From Chain Drop. Should I Be Worried?

Upon pulling my cranks and cleaning my bottom bracket I noticed a small dent on my downtube to my Trek ALR 2019 model. At first, I didn't know what it was from. Then I realized I have dropped chains...
06-05-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By illjustride

Best NYC Area Bike Shops & Online Stores

Hey folks. I spent a ton of time in and out of different bike shops over the years. If any of you are in New York or visiting the metro area, new to the site is a resource to the best NYC area bike...
05-29-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By illjustride

i9 Torch hub for gravel bike. Is it to much hub?

So Iím looking into a new wheel set for my gravel bike. Iíve heard a friend say that the i9 Torch is to much engagement for a gravel bike. Iím wondering if that is true. Does anyone run this hub on...
05-28-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By illjustride

Thanks, ENVE doesn't sell the endcaps. The i9...

Thanks, ENVE doesn't sell the endcaps. The i9 Torch is discontinued as well. I can still get the endcaps but I wanted for folks to shed some light on the ENVE hubs.
05-28-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By illjustride

Initially, I was going for the i9 Torch, but then...

Initially, I was going for the i9 Torch, but then realized they are only offering it as a wheelset in 15mm x 100mm front thru-axle. My fork is a 12mm x 100mm Thur-Axel. So then, my other option is to...
05-28-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By illjustride

Thanks, but it looks like ENVE isn't offering...

Thanks, but it looks like ENVE isn't offering that on their wheelset. I didn't want to have to purchase a conversion kit for the front wheel to make it a 12mm from a 15mm to fit in my fork. I'd...
05-28-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By illjustride

ENVE Road Disc Hub or i9 Torch?

Hey folks. Looking into getting a set of ENVE wheels for my gravel bike build. I noticed that the wheels I'm looking at both have options for i9 Torch and the ENVE Road Hub Disc version. The thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Thanks. I'm a cat4 racer. I was planning on...

Thanks. I'm a cat4 racer. I was planning on moving into cat 3 this season but races all god cancelled due to COVID-19.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Thanks, yeah I'll have to look into doing an FTP...

Thanks, yeah I'll have to look into doing an FTP test soon. Thanks for the help none the less.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Here is the power curve ...

Here is the power curve
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Here's the link to the activity on my Strava......

Here's the link to the activity on my Strava... https://www.strava.com/activities/3504902555
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Another ride I did from Sunday. I was going...

Another ride I did from Sunday. I was going pretty hard here trying to get the fastest time on a segment.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

No hard feelings, it's all good. Was just looking...

No hard feelings, it's all good. Was just looking for some insight and being transparent with my data. I watched a 1 hour video on how to become an elite cyclist and wanted to have a few people help...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

This was the Wahoo App

This was the Wahoo App
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Thanks 4iiii Precision

Thanks 4iiii Precision
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Right on thanks. Yeah, I've thought about an FTP...

Right on thanks. Yeah, I've thought about an FTP test. I'll look into that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Thanks, I'm at 200lbs and 6.1 in height.

Thanks, I'm at 200lbs and 6.1 in height.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,336
Posted By illjustride

Am I at elite level? Break down my data/ power data

Sup everyone. I completed a century ride the other day. I've been going over my data and I wanted some data junkies to breakdown my numbers and tell me what they think. Tear it apart if you will, I'm...
05-23-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By illjustride

They aren't dedicated mountain bike trails. I...

They aren't dedicated mountain bike trails. I just went in there on my bike. They're called North Woods in Central Park.
05-23-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By illjustride

Thanks. Yeah Cunningham park is sweet. I rode...

Thanks. Yeah Cunningham park is sweet. I rode there a few times. Never hit Bethpage. Long Island has a lot of good trails.
05-22-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By illjustride

Thanks for checking it out. Yeah, I'm definitely...

Thanks for checking it out. Yeah, I'm definitely keeping it close to home and generally don't do this. But I haven't been traveling to trails all like that. Man I wish I lived more in the upper state...
05-22-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By illjustride

My Urban Mountain Biking in NYC Experience

This was a ton of fun

https://youtu.be/w6rJOCSff68
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By illjustride

Thanks. I ended up getting the Shimano RC9's. So...

Thanks. I ended up getting the Shimano RC9's. So far so good.
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