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02-15-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By shoota

This is classic. The perpetually woke and...

This is classic. The perpetually woke and offended, ladies and gentleman.
02-12-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,112
Posted By shoota

And that takes care of the snakebite issue of the...

And that takes care of the snakebite issue of the Terra Speed.

I might have to order a pair. Not gonna lie, just by looking at them I wouldn't have guessed they were fast. Knobs != speed in my...
02-12-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By shoota

I wonder how the Conti fares against the Terreno...

I wonder how the Conti fares against the Terreno Dry and Zero in terms of rolling resistance.
02-12-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By shoota

Literally anything you want. Also, alloy isn't...

Literally anything you want. Also, alloy isn't necessary for a pull behind style Burley trailer, carbon won't asplode.
02-11-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By shoota

Or the Space Horse? Or a million other bikes for...

Or the Space Horse? Or a million other bikes for that matter lol
02-10-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By shoota

There are a couple GMs ridden here locally and...

There are a couple GMs ridden here locally and their owners love them. I don't feel like looking up the Straggler geo but I think it's a little more aggressive than the GM. Based on your description...
02-07-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By shoota

Hot damn! Nice bike. I had no idea the Domane...

Hot damn! Nice bike. I had no idea the Domane could fit 40s
02-06-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,867
Posted By shoota

I'm assuming you're referring to the carbon...

I'm assuming you're referring to the carbon Topstone?
02-05-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By shoota

Flatbar converted gravel bike

So I think this has been discussed a few times but I have a more specific question. If I was to convert, say, a Jamis Renegade, to flatbar, how would that feel on very mild single track? I've read...
02-05-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By shoota

I'll also add that the stock Fabric saddle on the...

I'll also add that the stock Fabric saddle on the Topstone is very nice, especially for a stock saddle.
02-04-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By shoota

Good catch and good question, I missed that.

Good catch and good question, I missed that.
02-04-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By shoota

See above in bold.

See above in bold.
02-04-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By shoota

Road for me.

Road for me.
02-04-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By shoota

There's nothing wrong with that. Whatever makes...

There's nothing wrong with that. Whatever makes you enjoy the ride. There are plenty of tires out there that will satisfy your requirements. Let us know what you settle on.
02-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By shoota

I'm surprised the 38s currently on there are not...

I'm surprised the 38s currently on there are not working to be honest. Something like a 40c Terreno Dry, Zero, or Specialized Pathfinder would do the trick.
02-02-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By shoota

That's the way carbon is supposed to look.

That's the way carbon is supposed to look.
02-02-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By shoota

I believe you. And honestly it doesn't matter if...

I believe you. And honestly it doesn't matter if it's real or perceived, if you don't love your bike it's time to move on. There are soooo many choices out there now, life is too short to ride a bike...
02-01-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By shoota

You don't want the mix for a pavement heavy...

You don't want the mix for a pavement heavy route. The Zero, Dry, and any other file/smooth tread tire will be noticeably better.
02-01-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By shoota

That's surprising. I've ridden a Renegade it...

That's surprising. I've ridden a Renegade it didn't find it flexy at all.
01-31-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By shoota

You've pretty much nailed your assessment of the...

You've pretty much nailed your assessment of the two tires. Our locel LBS owner rode a mixed surface race in northern Denmark on the TL5000s set up tubeless and loved them. I can only imagine those...
01-30-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By shoota

To be fair you did say "a bit of mud", and that's...

To be fair you did say "a bit of mud", and that's exactly what the Mixes are for. The Smart Sams aren't even in the same stratosphere of tire type with the Mixes. Apples to oranges.

All that to...
01-30-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By shoota

All-City Electric Queen

If you have (or had) one post your height, inseam and what size you rode.
And any Pros/Cons about the bike you have as well.
Thx!
01-30-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By shoota

Yes.

Yes.
01-29-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By shoota

You can swap between both wheel standards, on...

You can swap between both wheel standards, on both bikes.

You want the Straggler, trust me. Its geo is designed for offroad, the Midnight Special is designed for on road. I'm not saying you can't...
01-29-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By shoota

I don't think the rd has much of anything to do...

I don't think the rd has much of anything to do with this. I'm assuming your fd will be friction as well? I can't imagine this wouldn't work, even with a 7s chain.

edit: don't forget to Google in...
01-29-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By shoota

Quoting OP so he gets an alert.

Quoting OP so he gets an alert.
01-29-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By shoota

You haven't seen Surly mentioned very much??...

You haven't seen Surly mentioned very much?? Where are you looking? Lol.

Straggler over Midnight Special.
01-28-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By shoota

I take mine to the lbs and they do it with tools,...

I take mine to the lbs and they do it with tools, align the dropouts (you should do this anyway before building the bike), and they only charge like $20 or something. The whole process takes less...
01-28-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By shoota

I'm not sure I understand the question. You have...

I'm not sure I understand the question. You have a brand new (better) bike and you're wondering what to do with your old bike that doesn't fit? Sell it.

Btw, 58cm != XL. It's too small for you.
01-26-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By shoota

I would have ZERO reservations spreading the...

I would have ZERO reservations spreading the dropouts to 135mm so you can buy any modern QR tubeless wheelset out there.

IS mount to post or flat mount adapter for the rear brake. Whatever...
01-24-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,096
Posted By shoota

That Expedition is the only Specialized bike I've...

That Expedition is the only Specialized bike I've ever wanted. Doesn't help that it's my size.
01-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,096
Posted By shoota

I just keeping coming back to this thread to...

I just keeping coming back to this thread to drool. I love every one of these bikes.
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By shoota

Good lord I hope you didn't do that to that poor...

Good lord I hope you didn't do that to that poor frame.
01-24-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By shoota

I'd put 700c wheels on there and go with a...

I'd put 700c wheels on there and go with a 33-35mm gravel tire. The ride quality will be worth the effort.
01-23-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By shoota

The orange boobs are a nice touch.

The orange boobs are a nice touch.
01-23-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By shoota

I'm guessing you'll notice a signifcant uptick in...

I'm guessing you'll notice a signifcant uptick in performance of any gravel DROPBAR bike. The flatbar setup of the Dew is holding you back, no doubt. Wild thought here, but maybe take some of that...
01-23-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13,792
Views: 2,871,268
Posted By shoota

Dang that's awesome. Hope to see some pics...

Dang that's awesome. Hope to see some pics post-rehab.
01-22-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By shoota

Looks like 58cm x 56.5cm from those pics?

Looks like 58cm x 56.5cm from those pics?
01-22-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,790
Posted By shoota

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fc6c6211_996a_4009_a4e0_1b5bc3a933df_358bb9878582d4de1b00d1f44ba645951ed14666.jpeg
Focus TD-400. Not much info out there about them.
01-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By shoota

I wanna see a pic of a tape measure on it ;)

I wanna see a pic of a tape measure on it ;)
01-20-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,867
Posted By shoota

My buddy is selling his very lightly used 56cm...

My buddy is selling his very lightly used 56cm Warbird, he'd make you a heck of a deal (He listed it at $2700 but I know he'd go lower). Currently set up single speed but at this price you have...
01-18-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 794
Posted By shoota

This 100%. Heck even with mtb pedals it can tough...

This 100%. Heck even with mtb pedals it can tough to get clipped back in sometimes. With road pedals it would be game over.
01-15-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By shoota

Can JJ get a refund on that last bike and get...

Can JJ get a refund on that last bike and get this one?
01-15-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By shoota

These look like a good fit for your bike, except...

These look like a good fit for your bike, except the bb appears to be English.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/555x528/campy_6a524ae7aa013150bda8d00d7eb26c764237fed7.png...
01-15-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By shoota

I'm not sure it matters. The bigger issue is...

I'm not sure it matters. The bigger issue is making sure you match compatible tires with whichever type of rim you choose.
01-15-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By shoota

Ha! Same with really loud freehubs, works every...

Ha! Same with really loud freehubs, works every time.
01-15-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By shoota

Ha, I often think the same thing. I'm 100% sure I...

Ha, I often think the same thing. I'm 100% sure I could do better than bikesdirect.com.
01-14-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By shoota

This is the company that makes it impossible to...

This is the company that makes it impossible to find the geo chart huh?
Nvm, they put it in the pictures.
01-14-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By shoota

Keep us updated after you get a new chain...

Keep us updated after you get a new chain installed. Like others have said, 1) this isn't normal, and 2) gravel chains wear out much faster than road chains.
01-14-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By shoota

Wow, just when you think you've heard it all.

Wow, just when you think you've heard it all.
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