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08-06-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,796
Posted By MattTheHat

I’m amazed this thread has survived this long.

I’m amazed this thread has survived this long.
08-06-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 14.1 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 14.1 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 30.1 miles
08/04 - 28.1 miles
08/05 - 25.0 miles
08/06 - 15.2 miles

MTD: 142.9 miles
GOAL: 750 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 123
Posted By MattTheHat

The Continental GP5000TL is a nice tire. Unless...

The Continental GP5000TL is a nice tire. Unless the Gavia is a horrible tire I don't think you'll see much of a speed upgrade. They are a nice tire, though. I've run them in 28mm and 32mm.

Yes,...
08-06-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,796
Posted By MattTheHat

Yep, it's the equivalent of yelling "the music is...

Yep, it's the equivalent of yelling "the music is too loud" or "get off my grass". My response from now on is going to be: :50::50::50:.
08-06-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By MattTheHat

Maybe too soon, but this was me throwing away a...

Maybe too soon, but this was me throwing away a few once-used tubes the other night that I no longer need since I run tubeless.

Three Amigos Lip Balm Scene

You can skip forward to about :43.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By MattTheHat

Seems divisive.

Seems divisive.
08-05-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 14.1 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 14.1 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 30.1 miles
08/04 - 28.1 miles
08/05 - 25.0 miles

MTD: 127.6 miles
GOAL: 750 miles
08-04-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

Okay, that narrows it down. There's a house on...

Okay, that narrows it down. There's a house on Dublin that has five emus in the back acreage that I've driven by a few times lately.
08-04-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

I must live within five miles of where this pick...

I must live within five miles of where this pick was taken, but Iím not sure where it is. I know a few donkeys on my various rides, but Iíve yet to meet the camel.
08-04-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 14.1 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 14.1 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 30.1 miles
08/04 - 28.1 miles

MTD: 102.6 miles
GOAL: 750 miles
08-03-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By MattTheHat

Have you gotten the dealer involved yet? Are you...

Have you gotten the dealer involved yet? Are you the original owner? Why aren't they covering it? Inquiring minds want to know.

Sorry to hear about the cracked frame, that's not fun. I'd...
08-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

08/01 - 14.1 miles 08/02 - 30.2 miles 08/03 -...

08/01 - 14.1 miles
08/02 - 30.2 miles
08/03 - 30.1 miles

MTD: 74.5 miles
GOAL: 750 miles

Off to a slow start.
08-03-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By MattTheHat

Ive been using home made Easy Fit for years. A...

Ive been using home made Easy Fit for years. A little something I call soapy water. :lol:
08-02-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,796
Posted By MattTheHat

My phone comes out of my saddle bag about once,...

My phone comes out of my saddle bag about once, maybe twice per month. Not quite a slave to it. Lol.
08-02-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,796
Posted By MattTheHat

There are lots of reasons to carry a phone. For...

There are lots of reasons to carry a phone. For me, it allows me to get out of the office more than I could if I could not be contacted. I can receive phone calls, text messages and emails, all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By MattTheHat

I agree completely. If I didnít get lots of...

I agree completely. If I didnít get lots of punctures (usually those little bits of steel belted radial wires) I wouldnít bother with tubeless.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By MattTheHat

No, Iíve never run tubeless on MTB. Iíve mounted...

No, Iíve never run tubeless on MTB. Iíve mounted 3 different sets of Specialized Roubaix in 32mm. Two in black sidewall, and another in transparent sidewall. And Iíve mounted two different pairs of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By MattTheHat

My e pertinence has been just the opposite. Most...

My e pertinence has been just the opposite. Most of the tubeless tires I’ve tried were installed with no tire levers, just my hands. I’ve yet to break a tire tool. I’ve had exactly one flat that...
08-02-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 685
Posted By MattTheHat

You really canít know if a saddle is going to be...

You really canít know if a saddle is going to be comfortable until you try it.

As for the disk pads, just visually inspect them. If the bike is new notice the thickness of the pads now and make a...
07-31-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By MattTheHat

The OP Is talking about saddle *sag*, not saddle...

The OP Is talking about saddle *sag*, not saddle *bag*.
07-31-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By MattTheHat

I'm thinking you'd want to avoid both.

I'm thinking you'd want to avoid both.
07-31-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

I've got a feeling my mileage will drop a bit...

I've got a feeling my mileage will drop a bit this month, what with the Texas heat and humidity and all. I'm going to aim for 750 miles.
07-31-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 956
Posted By MattTheHat

August 2020 100+ Miles/km Thread

It's time to book those miles for August. Hurry, they're going fast! :lol:
07-31-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By MattTheHat

I finished off this morning and should get my mug...

I finished off this morning and should get my mug and fancy gold stem cap shipped in September, thanks to Garmin. Not that I use a Garmin anything, but Trek made a point of throwing them under the...
07-31-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By MattTheHat

Coffee mug and silver stem cap.

Coffee mug and silver stem cap.
07-31-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

Oh, that's easy, and yeah it's the schedule. Just...

Oh, that's easy, and yeah it's the schedule. Just get up while most self-respecting humans are sleeping. :lol:
07-31-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-30-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

That's not fun! I hope you heal up soon.

That's not fun! I hope you heal up soon.
07-30-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-30-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By MattTheHat

My rechargeable lights all last at least 6 hours...

My rechargeable lights all last at least 6 hours on low. In many thousands miles of riding at night Iíve never had the light go out. This is because I simply charge it every few rides.

Iím no...
07-29-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-29-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,342
Posted By MattTheHat

At 10,000 bikes a year...If 99 more companies...

At 10,000 bikes a year...If 99 more companies like that came along to the US, it would capture one percent of the world market! “So you’re saying there’s a chance.”
07-29-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,342
Posted By MattTheHat

I think the OP is wondering when huge numbers of...

I think the OP is wondering when huge numbers of bicycles will again be made in the USA. I think the answer is probably never.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By MattTheHat

Yes, through axles. Not sure what end cap youíre...

Yes, through axles. Not sure what end cap youíre talking about. The axle doesnít need to go all the way through the other side of the fork...it stops flush.

Some through axles have a lever. Some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By MattTheHat

I love through axles. Canít get much more...

I love through axles. Canít get much more straight forward...itís a bolt for crying out loud. Maybe takes a couple of seconds longer than a QR. QR wheels can slip in the drop outs a bit...that...
07-28-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

We’re 10 pages deep in this thread. That more...

We’re 10 pages deep in this thread. That more pages than any of the 100 Mile/km threads in the last year. Lots of riding going on. That’s great!
07-28-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-27-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-26-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-25-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,147
Posted By MattTheHat

E-bike. You want an e-bike too. Oh wait, that’s...

E-bike. You want an e-bike too. Oh wait, that’s me.
07-25-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

Iím hoping to do that. Thereís a gold Trek stem...

Iím hoping to do that. Thereís a gold Trek stem cap that I canít use on the line!
07-25-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-24-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By MattTheHat

I'm 96 miles behind you. It's going to be a push...

I'm 96 miles behind you. It's going to be a push to get that fancy stem cap that I won't even be able to use without some imagination. I guess I could hot glue it to my FutureShock adjuster knob....
07-24-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By MattTheHat

And a stem cap. Don't forget the stem cap!

And a stem cap. Don't forget the stem cap!
07-24-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 6,815
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 48.5 miles 07/02 - 28.0 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 48.5 miles
07/02 - 28.0 miles
07/03 - 125.1 miles
07/04 - 15.9 miles
07/05 - 29.1 miles
07/06 - 19.2 miles
07/07 - 43.8 miles
07/08 - 15.8 miles
07/09 - 23.1 miles
07/10 - 16.2 miles
07-23-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By MattTheHat

(Yeah he actually kinda did.) Notice he didnít...

(Yeah he actually kinda did.) Notice he didnít deny that in his reply. After reading a few posts from the OP...I do now understand the assumption.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,821
Posted By MattTheHat

Iíve got about 8,000 miles on my Roubaix, about...

Iíve got about 8,000 miles on my Roubaix, about 2,000 of them with a small bar bag. The front brake hose has rubbed a hole in the sticker on the headset tube from using the bar bag. But the boot...
07-23-20, 06:09 PM
07-23-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,862
Posted By MattTheHat

Oooh, it works nicely!

Oooh, it works nicely!
07-23-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,862
Posted By MattTheHat

I think I'll look into the ignore function.

I think I'll look into the ignore function.
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