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11-17-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By Metieval

well Unless I am using my bar mitts. then It...

well Unless I am using my bar mitts. then It gives me a much larger range. but if it gets close to 50 my hands melt!
11-17-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By Metieval

I mostly wear Pearl Izumi Select Attack Bib. ...

I mostly wear Pearl Izumi Select Attack Bib.

however I picked up a pair of bibs from Sugoi when Cannondale closed out a bunch of clothing. The difference being Sugoi made pair is a lot more firm...
11-17-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Metieval

just a correction here, Katsup totally posted...

just a correction here, Katsup totally posted the wrong link and bike picture.

The wheels will be a $1,000-$1,600 carbon CL Disc wheelset at 1446 gram stans tubeless compatible. DT swiss...
11-17-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By Metieval

If you have other saddles, wouldn't hurt to...

If you have other saddles, wouldn't hurt to experiment.

My understanding is that over time the sit bones sink in which in essence raises the surrounding padding which puts pressure on nerves.
11-17-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By Metieval

they are, now buy a pair of Sugoi bibs. as...

they are, now buy a pair of Sugoi bibs.

as far as sit bones. Pads change how we connect to the saddle. To explain, I shopped around for a saddle I liked. When I changed bib/short brands, I no...
11-17-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Metieval

Golden color? The women's bike? Looks sharp!!!! ...

Golden color? The women's bike? Looks sharp!!!! I am confused though, I looked up the geo, and the website has the exact geo for men and women. ???? I'd rock that color though. It is awesome.
...
11-16-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Metieval

The Alloy Revolt I test road squeaked badly. I...

The Alloy Revolt I test road squeaked badly. I think It was the saddle rails. A combo of the seat post flexing, with my weight on the saddle. I am not sure, maybe it just wasn't tight enough. ...
11-16-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Metieval

ramification of needing the GRX front derailleur

ramification of needing the GRX front derailleur
11-16-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By Metieval

Gloves are weird. I have found them to have a...

Gloves are weird. I have found them to have a much smaller temp window than other gear.

which is probably why I have half a dozen pair of gloves.
11-16-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By Metieval

I am not saying I want to try it..... but how...

I am not saying I want to try it.....
but how many of us are old enough to remember the bread sacks on our feet playing in the snow.

What would a pair of latex gloves do under neath another thin...
11-14-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,859
Posted By Metieval

the left hand is busy with remote lock outs and...

the left hand is busy with remote lock outs and dropper controls.
11-14-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,859
Posted By Metieval

Like wise, It could be said that gears are for...

Like wise, It could be said that gears are for weak people.

Personally I really don't care that people have gears when I am riding my singlespeed. Neither do I care that people only have 1...
11-14-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 34,838
Posted By Metieval

If he actually left. or maybe he had words via...

If he actually left. or maybe he had words via PM with admin and is now unable to come back.
11-14-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By Metieval

that color looks really nice! Congrats!!!

that color looks really nice!

Congrats!!!
11-13-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,786
Posted By Metieval

I have many pairs of Tifosi but my favorite...

I have many pairs of Tifosi

but my favorite pair of all are the Serfas Portals. (polarized) although Serfas no longer makes glasses. If anyone knows who manufactured lenses for Serfas... I'd...
11-12-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

again False! I NEVER said what the issues...

again False!

I NEVER said what the issues were.
11-12-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

well color me a skeptic then... :) a color...

well color me a skeptic then... :)

a color that I'll willingly wear.
11-12-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

False. I did NOT ask if 'anyone' had hydraulics...

False. I did NOT ask if 'anyone' had hydraulics brakes break in the middle of nowhere.)

I said in reply to tim24k


If your mechanic aptitude is on par with reading aptitude, I am not so sure...
11-12-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,859
Posted By Metieval

a 1x is nice!!! it is like a +10 more...

a 1x is nice!!!

it is like a +10 more gears added to my singlespeed!

Yes the majority of my miles is on a Singlespeed.

I also made the modern Investment on a 1991 Schwinn Crosscut.
...
11-12-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

my first disc brake (mech) was 2005 Hayes my...

my first disc brake (mech) was 2005 Hayes
my first hydraulic was 2013

the only brakes that I ever had issues with was mechanical BB5. BB5 is why I went hydraulic. I am pretty sure that I have...
11-11-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Metieval

Tint your windows!

Tint your windows!
11-11-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

Lots of people say that. but have you personally...

Lots of people say that. but have you personally broke hydraulic brakes in the middle of nowhere?
11-10-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

what is complicated about them? I have a set...

what is complicated about them?

I have a set of cheap Tektro hydraulic (hydros apparently) on my 2013 hardtail. I use the bike for year round riding, and for unfavorable conditions. Like when it...
11-09-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By Metieval

all depends.... if it's a pre built bike. then...

all depends.... if it's a pre built bike. then all you have to do is chase whatever you pull out. Not difficult at all.
11-09-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 47,946
Posted By Metieval

I really don't care how people want to use their...

I really don't care how people want to use their bike equipment.
But to follow me around the Forum and bring this up in other topics, is as stupid as not using the drops if a person has drops.
11-09-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 47,946
Posted By Metieval

If you want to be hurt over arguing, then fine. ...

If you want to be hurt over arguing, then fine.

However, If you want to continue the Dropbar argument. Then post that in this thread, NOT where you posted it.
11-09-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Metieval

the giant revolt advanced will be the best bang...

the giant revolt advanced will be the best bang for the money spent.

the difference between the aluminum Topstone and the Revolt advanced would be like the difference between the alloy Topstone...
11-09-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

Because the 'alloy' of iron and carbon is known ...

Because the 'alloy' of iron and carbon is known as "steel", or carbon steel.

when we start adding other elements it becomes known as alloy steel. Which is typically called by name. ...
11-07-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

A 6061 (etc) bike frame (or bike part) is an...

A 6061 (etc) bike frame (or bike part) is an alloy though. To be precise it is a "6061 aluminum alloy". Thus calling it alloy, or aluminum, or alloy aluminum, or 6061 aluminum, or a 6061 alloy are...
11-07-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 644
Posted By Metieval

tubeless is rocket science. Go back to tubes!

tubeless is rocket science. Go back to tubes!
11-07-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,467
Posted By Metieval

Hydraulics

I think the use of Hydraulics on bicycle is a great thing.

I am just confused to why people shorten it to 'Hydro'. The o makes it pertain to water?

why not just shorten hydraulics to 'HYDR' ?...
11-05-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By Metieval

Whoosh! you missed the practicality side of the...

Whoosh! you missed the practicality side of the differences!
11-05-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By Metieval

crazy they never distinguish the difference...

crazy they never distinguish the difference between Resins and plastic in that article.

https://diffzi.com/resin-vs-plastic/

which means that when you mix Carbon and Resin..... It isn't exactly...
11-05-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By Metieval

I think there is a disconnect with many riders on...

I think there is a disconnect with many riders on what suspension can give them far beyond the 'comfort' thing.

y'all know what happens when you pedal skip? The rear wheel comes off the ground,...
11-05-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,709
Posted By Metieval

been there done that, a carbon road bike on 28...

been there done that, a carbon road bike on 28 tires was better than the aluminum gravel bike on 40's !!!
11-05-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By Metieval

the Slate was a fun ride the Niner RLT with an...

the Slate was a fun ride
the Niner RLT with an AX fork was 100x better than the slate.

I am just going to walk way out on a guess, and say that this MCR would be as fun to ride as my hi-mod...
11-04-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,988
Posted By Metieval

Do hookless rims also surprise you?

Do hookless rims also surprise you?
11-04-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,733
Posted By Metieval

I have had friends tell me that because I cycle...

I have had friends tell me that because I cycle they now drive different.


If just knowing someone that rides a bicycle can change habits, how could it not also change us, the cyclist?
11-04-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,932
Posted By Metieval

does it have to be a 700? Midnight special ...

does it have to be a 700?

Midnight special
https://surlybikes.com/bikes/midnight_special

I mean if you want fat tires and lively. It's with this bike. Road geo but can do so much more.
11-04-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Metieval

WOW so much blind! You posted a Link on a review...

WOW so much blind! You posted a Link on a review of the AR, which The thumbnail to the video shows the rack mount lug on seat stay. then the first three pictures shows the Lugs. the third Picture...
11-04-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Metieval

there is enough differences in geometry that I...

there is enough differences in geometry that I think you'd want to test ride both bikes.

the Giant will give you a shorter reach, and a higher stack with a lower BB. The Norco will be longer...
11-04-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Metieval

I hope this doesn't steer to far away from thread...

I hope this doesn't steer to far away from thread intent. but what advantages are there to the "no fault" thing?
11-04-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,932
Posted By Metieval

what WTB tires are on there?

what WTB tires are on there?
11-04-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,354
Posted By Metieval

which begs the question, How do you get home from...

which begs the question, How do you get home from the Pub?
11-04-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By Metieval

It shouldn't matter how much you paid for the...

It shouldn't matter how much you paid for the rack, they need to replace the rack at what ever it cost them to replace it? yes?
11-04-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,236
Posted By Metieval

You are projecting that E-bike riders are all...

You are projecting that E-bike riders are all going to ride like jerks. Or be irresponsible.

What is the underlying reason for you thinking that everyone on an e-bike will be irresponsible?
11-04-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,236
Posted By Metieval

"real" is up for debate on someone looking at...

"real" is up for debate on someone looking at their front tire. but Yea, those people are a bigger danger than e-bike riders!
11-04-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,709
Posted By Metieval

subject title "Ride quality - carbon fiber vs...

subject title "Ride quality - carbon fiber vs aluminum?"

What really makes the difference in your ride after you run the same tires , the same psi, the same wheels. The frame does!
11-03-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 786
Posted By Metieval

No sag, no food, Public roads, I'll just ride for...

No sag, no food, Public roads, I'll just ride for free. . . Oh wow you all doing a ride today too? Cool!
11-03-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Metieval

I have a camelBak Rouge and love it. Well Until...

I have a camelBak Rouge and love it. Well Until I am getting wild and it starts floating on my back then its a bit annoying. Lucky I don't t get that kind of wild on a drop bar gravel bike.
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