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04-17-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 306
Posted By veganbikes

Camelbak Podium Ice bottles are my go to. Don't...

Camelbak Podium Ice bottles are my go to. Don't freeze bottles full if you must freeze them. I generally will fill them up a bit put them in the fridge and then add ice to the top before my ride if I...
04-17-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 90
Posted By veganbikes

What new site format? The site has been like this...

What new site format? The site has been like this for a long time. Y'all gotta come around more often if you are just noticing a change!

I don't ride with action cams. I don't really do anything...
04-17-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 203
Posted By veganbikes

What is your question here? What are you trying...

What is your question here? What are you trying to compare and why? I never get these types of threads. I mean I am all for actually silly threads but this just doesn't make any sense.

Imodium AD...
04-17-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By veganbikes

Have you ridden a trike before?

Have you ridden a trike before?
04-17-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By veganbikes

A ti spindle is a spindle made from titanium, it...

A ti spindle is a spindle made from titanium, it will generally be a lot lighter but potentially might lose some stiffness for a heavier or more powerful rider.
04-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By veganbikes

What kind of riding are you doing? What are the...

What kind of riding are you doing? What are the trails like near you or that you plan on riding?
04-17-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By veganbikes

That is a fine truing stand. If you are looking...

That is a fine truing stand. If you are looking for the best, P&K Lie or Aivee would be top of the list but that is a fine truing stand which will give you loads of use.
04-17-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By veganbikes

I would find a local fitter then if your mechanic...

I would find a local fitter then if your mechanic doesn't have anything.
04-17-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By veganbikes

So you found the correct part and now you are...

So you found the correct part and now you are trying to figure out if the incorrect parts will somehow work? I am confused?
04-17-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By veganbikes

That's when I reach for my revolver, that's when...

That's when I reach for my revolver, that's when it all gets blown away.
04-17-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By veganbikes

I think it is Tom Waits vs. Wing ...

I think it is Tom Waits vs. Wing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wing_(singer))type of thing. Dave Matthews actually has good musicians behind him.You can say what you want about the fans or the...
04-17-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By veganbikes

I would not add a suspension fork to the Vado SL...

I would not add a suspension fork to the Vado SL it will change the geometry quite a bit and add significant weight which is the reason you get the SL. You can fit 650B wheels on the frame (just know...
04-17-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By veganbikes

Again dude, get a proper mountain bike. This was...

Again dude, get a proper mountain bike. This was not meant for gears it is designed as a dirt jumper which doesn't have or need gears.
04-17-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By veganbikes

Whatever crank you use will determine the BB...

Whatever crank you use will determine the BB needed. Figure out which crank you plan on using and then use Sheldon Brown or VeloBase to look up the specs or check on the Shimano tech docs if using...
04-17-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By veganbikes

Big Agnes makes excellent lightweight tents and...

Big Agnes makes excellent lightweight tents and Sea to Summit makes some of the best camping mats on the planet. I cannot imagine whatever junk they are selling on Alibaba with his 40 thieves is...
04-17-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By veganbikes

Yes. that saddle would always be a poor choice....

Yes. that saddle would always be a poor choice. When they need to use RX and bring medical stuff into it you know it is not designed by anyone in the medical field who knows anything about saddles....
04-17-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By veganbikes

It is a cheap bike from Giant that consistently...

It is a cheap bike from Giant that consistently had more problems for us when we sold them then any of the other bikes we sold. This particular version uses Tourney Shimano's lowest end groupset with...
04-17-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By veganbikes

Nope sorry not going to stop posting these...

Nope sorry not going to stop posting these things. I know people are fanatical about their kits because they think they are great. I get that certainly when you invest in that sort of stuff you want...
04-17-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By veganbikes

It is always better working on them in a stand it...

It is always better working on them in a stand it may be quicker and dirtier to do it on some cardboard yes but it is way easier working on a bike when you don't have to squat or bend over a bunch...
04-15-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By veganbikes

This is a joke, correct? We aren't really arguing...

This is a joke, correct? We aren't really arguing Campy vs. Orgin8? We get some weird threads around here.
04-15-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By veganbikes

Nick2515 Just FYI this thread hasn't been active...

Nick2515 Just FYI this thread hasn't been active since June of last year. It is probably bad advice as well using thicker oils when all you would really want to use is something pretty light if you...
04-15-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By veganbikes

If everything looks good on it it is not a...

If everything looks good on it it is not a terrible price assuming it is a PCS-10. It is a lot better than flipping a bike over on some cardboard and a lot easier to repair a bike in a stand rather...
04-15-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By veganbikes

You can find basically any other junk tourney...

You can find basically any other junk tourney long cage derailleur to replace it if that is what you are looking to do. If you are looking to upgrade I would save your money towards a better bike...
04-14-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By veganbikes

I did sub24 trip on my single speed/fixed gear...

I did sub24 trip on my single speed/fixed gear randocross funtime machine a while back and had a blast. However I have a lovely touring bike for actual long distance touring.
04-14-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By veganbikes

Then I wouldn't worry about it.

Then I wouldn't worry about it.
04-14-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,706
Posted By veganbikes

A poor excuse as you have had more than enough...

A poor excuse as you have had more than enough chances but glad you finally revealed. 300lbs is a significant amount nothing to be ashamed of or anything but important to know to really give you a...
04-13-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,694
Posted By veganbikes

Fat hasn't been a challenge for me, It is losing...

Fat hasn't been a challenge for me, It is losing it and not finding it again that is the problem. I couldn't find a stem I had lost for over a year but fat I lose a bit and the next day it is sitting...
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04-13-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By veganbikes

I didn't like ANSWER and still don't but yeah...

I didn't like ANSWER and still don't but yeah sucks that some old prince who is famous for being married to some old lady who is famous for being in a family that holds ceremonial power in an old...
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04-13-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By veganbikes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_cPhYNzwik

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_cPhYNzwik
04-13-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By veganbikes

Best Bicycles Online Shop sounds like a real...

Best Bicycles Online Shop sounds like a real legit business, I run Best Bicycles Online Shop Review Center Deluxe and can say that Best Bicycles Online Shop is the best bicycles online shop on the...
04-13-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By veganbikes

Thinking back on it I did have a co-worker who...

Thinking back on it I did have a co-worker who had a crack in a similar spot but his was an old stem and I can't remember but I think they replaced it for him as he was the original owner.
04-13-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,706
Posted By veganbikes

You are asking for help buying a bike and you...

You are asking for help buying a bike and you talk about weight a lot but you don't tell us it has nothing to do with feather ruffling it is all about you not actually wanting help and wasting our...
04-13-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By veganbikes

300lbs is a poor candidate for a hub drive of any...

300lbs is a poor candidate for a hub drive of any sort and hub drives are a poor candidate for a modern e-bike.

There are plenty of really awesome options out there for e-bikes of quality that...
04-13-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By veganbikes

Haven't had any issues on mine though most of my...

Haven't had any issues on mine though most of my stuff uses Wheels MFG Shimano compatible stuff but I do have a bike with a used Tiagra Hollowtech II B.B. and I have had it for 6 years at this point...
04-13-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By veganbikes

Did you install the shock correctly and set the...

Did you install the shock correctly and set the sag right? Is the customer using a shock pump and is your shock pump have a gauge that is correct or close enough. This seems odd. 225 shouldn't be...
04-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By veganbikes

What happened now? Is your disc brake not...

What happened now? Is your disc brake not stopping or something? If it is not stopping or working properly bring it to your local shop and have someone look at it. If it is working fine than I don't...
04-13-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 612
Posted By veganbikes

What countries are aligned with the non-existent...

What countries are aligned with the non-existent Soviet Union and then what countries are you buying tires from that would be not aligned with either the Soviet era U.S. or the actual Soviet Union...
04-13-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By veganbikes

So I guess your answer is no you cannot explain...

So I guess your answer is no you cannot explain what is going on? . He asked a valid question. Is it a tick tick tick or is it a constant rubbing or something different? It could be a bunch of...
04-13-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By veganbikes

I do it all the time, I also have two bottle...

I do it all the time, I also have two bottle cages mounted on one mount thanks to the fine folks at Wolf Tooth Components and their B-Rad system.
04-13-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By veganbikes

Didn't Ben Stein do some ads for eye drops back...

Didn't Ben Stein do some ads for eye drops back in the 90s? I would try whatever he was selling those were funny commercials if I remember right and he played the Teacher in Ferris Bueller so you...
04-13-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By veganbikes

I also haven't heard of it. Apparently it is the...

I also haven't heard of it. Apparently it is the Allen racks of Mexico at least looking at it. So lower quality and not a great design but if using it very rarely and not going far it is a bargain...
04-13-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By veganbikes

I bought one that had a broken face plate but...

I bought one that had a broken face plate but they were known for that back in the 90s and you have an older 90s stem so not completely out of the norm. None of the new stuff though and I haven't had...
04-13-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 503
Posted By veganbikes

It is hard to be a fraud when most of the rest of...

It is hard to be a fraud when most of the rest of the peloton is also doing it. Yeah he was a jerk about it but I am going to give it to him, if everyone else is doping and he still "won" he had to...
04-13-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By veganbikes

THe Dual sport and Verve aren't touring bikes...

THe Dual sport and Verve aren't touring bikes they are cheap-o hybrids. Yes you can tour on anything but I wouldn't want to ride a heavy clunky bike with added suspension that I don't need. The Sutra...
04-13-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By veganbikes

Whatever bikes work best for you are the best. I...

Whatever bikes work best for you are the best. I wouldn't write a blog post if you have no idea what you are talking about and are farming out the work to someone else. I like to read blogs that have...
04-13-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By veganbikes

105 is not made in China more than likely...

105 is not made in China more than likely Malayasia where some of the XTR stuff comes from as well (I know they had hubs made in Malaysia at one point and the manufacturing was perfectly decent) If...
04-13-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By veganbikes

I have a tool with a chain tool on it but it is...

I have a tool with a chain tool on it but it is not as compact as I would need it to fit in that tiny pack and I really like the pack it works with my Topeak system and I don't want to change that...
04-12-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By veganbikes

Do you want to trust a random unknown frame made...

Do you want to trust a random unknown frame made out of carbon you bought for 300 bucks, by all means go ahead and test it. I wouldn't want to do that. At least with steel you can inspect the welds...
04-12-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By veganbikes

If you wanted help it would matter what model it...

If you wanted help it would matter what model it is if you didn't want help, why are you here and being combative, plenty of other fun things to do on the internet.

If you truly want help, you...
04-12-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By veganbikes

I don't really carry a chain tool most of the...

I don't really carry a chain tool most of the time unless I am touring or maybe on the mountain bike but beyond that I don't really want to carry a ton of tools. My road seabag which I use for my ti...
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