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10-16-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Alphonsus

Best Gravel Bike Under $2100

Was looking into buying a bike, will mainly be using it for urban riding for commuting but also want to bike longer. Was undecided between getting a road and a mtb. A gravel bike meets in the middle...
10-01-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By Alphonsus

Best MTB under 3k?

Looking for a mtb mainly gonna be using it for commuting about 70% of the time.The other 30% would be mostly forest trails, so nothing extreme like the downhill biking or extreme climbing, or jumping...
09-30-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Alphonsus

Electric Mountain Bike Under 3k?

Is there any good electric mtb under 3k? I plan on using the bike for commuting purposes but still, want the rigidity as well as the better control. I feel the electric bike would help when I commute...
09-29-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Alphonsus

I intend to store it during the summer in a shed,...

I intend to store it during the summer in a shed, as of right now I have a DB 29ner mtb which I plan on selling. In college, I plan on living off-campus next year in a house with some friends. I'll...
09-29-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Alphonsus

In the summer I ride usually 80 miles mainly for...

In the summer I ride usually 80 miles mainly for work, but sometimes for fun. For college, it will be mainly 15 minutes possibly since I live off-campus. So it will only be parked on campus during...
09-29-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Alphonsus

$1500 vs $2500+

Just wondering cause I plan on buying a bike. And honestly not sure in terms of my use whether spending more is needed. Currently I'm in college and might bring a bike next year when I live off...
09-29-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Alphonsus

I plan on buying a ebike, especially since I do...

I plan on buying a ebike, especially since I do have like a knee problem which get me tired quickly anytime I bike! The only thing with me is the price as well as aesthetic. I have decided I'll spend...
09-29-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Alphonsus

Will do!

Will do!
09-29-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Alphonsus

Electric Mountain Bike Under 3k?

Is there any good electric mtb under 3k? I plan on using the bike for commuting purposes but still, want the rigidity as well as the better control. I feel the electric bike would help when I commute...
09-17-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Alphonsus

I'll be living off campus, and pretty sure it...

I'll be living off campus, and pretty sure it will be okay to chain it near the bike racks during the times I do have classes. I'll only bring this bike if I live off campus, currently living on...
09-17-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Alphonsus

Sirrus Elite Alloy vs Sirrus Elite Carbon vs Sirrus X Comp Carbon

Not sure which to get in terms of value, obviously all 3 are good bikes at this price range. I am a college student, and will most likely take this bike to college, my trips aren't that long probably...
09-17-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Alphonsus

Trek Fx Sport 5 vs Specialized Elite Carbon

Which is better? Looking to get a new bike, and wanted a bit more of a gravel tyre and not a straight road bike reason I'm deciding between these two
09-10-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Alphonsus

I know it is Sram, but I meant as in the quality,...

I know it is Sram, but I meant as in the quality, is the SX Eagle match the Altus? Acera? Alivio? Deore? I'm new to knowing about individual bike components and how they are better or worse compared...
09-10-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Alphonsus

Where does the SX eagle fall in the Shimano...

Where does the SX eagle fall in the Shimano lineup?
09-10-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Alphonsus

What is the Sram Hierarchy?

So I know the hierarchy for the Shimano, however, some bikes use Sram, when I searched for the hierarchy it shows X-3,X-4, etc. When I look at the specs for the bikes, the group set is usually Sram...
08-21-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Alphonsus

What mm size Rim tape?

I have a 29ner MTB which is needed for a rim tape replacement, the rim is 700c-28/38c 622-20
08-21-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Alphonsus

The tire is 29x2.10/52-622, the tubes I buy from...

The tire is 29x2.10/52-622, the tubes I buy from the LBS is QTubes 29x 1.9-2.3" ISO 50/56-622. Not sure if thats on the bigger side since the tube is a little bit loose on the rim until I add the...
08-21-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Alphonsus

Best Urban City Bike Less than $1k

About to sell a bike for $420 and plan to buy a bike in a better range, bike is mainly for sidewalks and asphalt but can do a little bit of gravel paths(don't know if I need front suspension or not...
08-21-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Alphonsus

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Sorry about that, forgot to post the rim, which has been suspicious since...
08-21-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Alphonsus

Yes, my previous 2 flats were pinch, but my last...

Yes, my previous 2 flats were pinch, but my last one was similar, two small slits near the valve.
08-21-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Alphonsus

What type of flat?

I was just riding and my bike felt wobbly and lost air I'm a minute so it wasnt like 5 seconds and all the air came out unlike the other times I've had it. I thought it was a puncture cause I didnt...
08-20-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By Alphonsus

Would like to mention, this bike is not meant for...

Would like to mention, this bike is not meant for offroading like a forest trail or something like that, primarily for urban commute, which ranges usually 3-10 miles in the city. If I want a bike for...
08-18-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By Alphonsus

Bike Comparisons- All $670

Looking into getting a bike less than $700 that would be great for riding in the city (not a full out mtb). I wanted a hybrid bike since I'm not that comfortable in riding the dropbar however I do...
08-16-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Alphonsus

Best Mountain bike in $500-600 Range

What are your opinions?
08-16-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By Alphonsus

Trek Marlin 5 2020 vs Diamondback Overdrive 29

Looking for a new bike, both these bikes are similar price range, which is better or are they equal?

https://www.diamondback.com/overdrive-29-1-d42
...
08-14-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Alphonsus

Trek FX1 Disc 2020 vs Giant Escape 2 2020

Looking to buy a new bike in replace of my mtb, my budget is $600 and I have down to the Trek FX2 Disc...
08-14-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Alphonsus

Yep came across the Trek FX2 and it's definitely...

Yep came across the Trek FX2 and it's definitely looks like a good bike, I'll have a couple of months to decide, since I only ride in the summer, going away for college and don't need a bike during...
08-14-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Alphonsus

Yeah, its a nice bike and it does fine for riding...

Yeah, its a nice bike and it does fine for riding in my neighborhood, but definetly if going 10+ miles around the city especially if I want to go inner city, it'd be harder than a regular hybrid
08-14-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Alphonsus

I'm not "selling" it for $450, but rather, the...

I'm not "selling" it for $450, but rather, the kid is gonna buy it for $450
08-13-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Alphonsus

Roam 3 Disc 2019 Vs Escape 2 Disc 2020 vs Haanjo 1

I think I've finalized my choice to these 3 hybrid bikes, my budget was under $600, however don't know if there is any biggest difference between them. Here are the links for all 3:

Roam 3...
08-13-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Alphonsus

Nvm, it wasnt the expert than, the listed price...

Nvm, it wasnt the expert than, the listed price was $500 and I got it for $400
08-12-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,820
Posted By Alphonsus

New Hybrid Recommendation/Opinions

I got an offer of $450 for my 2018 Diamondback 29ner MTB, although I love the look of MTB, I really want to be able to ride on roads as well as going about 10 miles up and down small hills without...
08-12-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Alphonsus

Opinion-Selling MTB for Hybrid

I have a 2018 Diamondback 29ner Overdrive, I'm selling it for $450, although I love the aesthetics of MTB, they aren't the greatest when it comes to riding in the city, especially trying to go fast...
08-01-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Alphonsus

Usually the holes is near the valve, my pump that...

Usually the holes is near the valve, my pump that I use doesnt correctly say the air pressure so probably gonna need to get a small one on Amazon that correctly tells me the pressure. Problem is I...
08-01-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Alphonsus

Rear tire constantly flat!

I only use my bike in the summer(2 months)in order to get to my summer job. Have had my bike for 2 years now. Last year had my rear tire get pop twice, one was a pretty big gash, and forget what...
08-24-16, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,328
Posted By Alphonsus

Oh sorry I meant I was going to bring it to the...

Oh sorry I meant I was going to bring it to the bike shop so that they can asemble. However I am consulting with an employee who is in the bike hobby and he said he will help me find a bike. So...
08-24-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,328
Posted By Alphonsus

Yeah, I built 2 bikes before though( both were...

Yeah, I built 2 bikes before though( both were hybrids) so I kind of know a good handle of stuff, but I'm thinking about ordering online and have them assemble it. I think I'm going on the...
08-24-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,328
Posted By Alphonsus

???

???
08-23-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,328
Posted By Alphonsus

Another thing how about the Nashbar Trekking? It...

Another thing how about the Nashbar Trekking? It would cost $270
08-23-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,328
Posted By Alphonsus

Diamondback Insight 1 vs Diamondback Trace

So on Nashbar.com they are having a 25% off! The Insight 1 would cost $278 while the Trace would cost $375. I am 16 and 5'7" so I would be size 18-19. I don't ride a lot probably 4 times a month or...
08-23-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Alphonsus

Any suggestions?

Any suggestions?
08-23-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Alphonsus

Nashbar Trekking vs Diamondback Insight 1

So I'm planning on getting a new hybrid and have chosen to get either the Nashbar Trekking ($360) or the Diamondback Insight 1 bike ($350). I am 16 at a height of 5'7" . If I either get one or the...
08-22-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Alphonsus

Are there any good hybrids under $300. I'm only...

Are there any good hybrids under $300. I'm only 16 and don't bike that much
08-22-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Alphonsus

Ok, I will look at it. Will ask my parents! And...

Ok, I will look at it. Will ask my parents! And yes I always wear a helmet. I don't want to be that "kid who got hit by a car and didn't wear a helmet" on the news
08-22-16, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Alphonsus

It seems like a good bike but... So should I buy...

It seems like a good bike but... So should I buy it or spend about $170 more for the Trekking. I won't be biking a lot or for long distant. During the summer it usually takes me 10 minutes to get...
08-22-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Alphonsus

Schwinn Trailway 28" vs Nashbar Trekking

So I plan on getting a hybrid bike. I had one before then switch to mountain bike. The Schwinn Trailway is on sale at Target for $190. The Nashbar Trekking is $360. So obviously there is a big...
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