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01-26-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By wolfchild

I can take time off from riding and don't notice...

I can take time off from riding and don't notice any decrease in my fitness... I still continue to workout and exercise to maintain my fitness and conditioning even if I stop riding my bike for a...
01-26-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By wolfchild

I agree that there is no need for suspension when...

I agree that there is no need for suspension when riding on roads and paths...Personally I don't even use suspension when riding singletrack trails. I have two mountain bikes with rigid forks.
01-25-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By wolfchild

I honestly think that it's a waste of time and...

I honestly think that it's a waste of time and overkill to wash a whole bike after every ride....All you really need to do is lube the chain and maybe rinse your disc brake calipers once in a while...
01-25-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By wolfchild

Choose whatever you think is best for your riding...

Choose whatever you think is best for your riding needs. If your main goal is to save weight, than carbon is definitely a lot lighter than steel.
01-25-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 761
Posted By wolfchild

I have a 26er set up with drop bars and use it...

I have a 26er set up with drop bars and use it for trail riding and gravel. I also have a 29er with drop bars....I don't understand all the 27.5 craze...The bike industry should of kept 26er and ...
01-25-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By wolfchild

Why not go with a steel fork ??.it's more...

Why not go with a steel fork ??.it's more durable and safer than carbon and gives a better ride than aluminium.
01-24-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 288
Posted By wolfchild

Somebody need to invent heated handlebars and...

Somebody need to invent heated handlebars and heated saddles.:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
01-24-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 418
Posted By wolfchild

I did an experiment a couple of years ago, got...

I did an experiment a couple of years ago, got rid of my vehicle and lived car-free for over 3 years and it became a hassle filled with inconvenience... I prefer to have a vehicle and live car-light....
01-23-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By wolfchild

The most important thing to remember when putting...

The most important thing to remember when putting drop bars on a mountain bike frame is to make sure that you install those bars much higher than on a road bike or a cross bike and the only way to...
01-23-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By wolfchild

I have Surly 1x1 with drop bars...I left the...

I have Surly 1x1 with drop bars...I left the steerer tube uncut and used a lot of spacers to keep the bars higher up, I am also using a 70mm long stem with 30 degree raise. It works well and is very...
01-22-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,681
Posted By wolfchild

For extremely cold days I am using gloves or...

For extremely cold days I am using gloves or mitts made from deerskin leather with sherpa lining. They are very warm and comfortable,
01-21-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 288
Posted By wolfchild

Why warm up a bike ??.What's the point ??

Why warm up a bike ??.What's the point ??
01-21-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,179
Posted By wolfchild

It all depends on what type of terrain you are...

It all depends on what type of terrain you are riding on...When riding gravel or singletrack lower pressure gives you better control, handling and traction which allows you to ride over rough terrain...
01-21-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By wolfchild

Eating little and starving yourself is not going...

Eating little and starving yourself is not going to make you fitter or healthier...When you cut calories and eat very little you will loose muscle and get weaker and in some people eating less can...
01-19-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,217
Posted By wolfchild

I zip up and button up my pants before putting...

I zip up and button up my pants before putting them in a washing machine.
01-19-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 714
Posted By wolfchild

Mountain biking is a great way to learn and...

Mountain biking is a great way to learn and practise how to ride while standing on the pedals. The nature of mountain biking is such that it forces you to get out of the saddle very often especially...
01-19-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By wolfchild

Here we have something a lot worse than rain and...

Here we have something a lot worse than rain and it's called road salt and it can be very corrosive.. During some bad winters my bikes are getting " salt spray baths " for days on end...On dry winter...
01-19-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By wolfchild

Don't worry about rust, most steel frames will...

Don't worry about rust, most steel frames will outlast you....I don't really do any special cleaning. Spraying a bike with a water hose or washing it in a shower is a bad idea because water and...
01-18-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,119
Posted By wolfchild

I choose function over fashion.

I choose function over fashion.
01-18-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By wolfchild

Because some people just like to provoke debates...

Because some people just like to provoke debates and arguments.....If you state the obvious to them they still don't get it, just walk away an ignore them and continue to do what you're doing. There...
01-18-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 693
Posted By wolfchild

I always carry some spare layers and spare pair...

I always carry some spare layers and spare pair of gloves or mitts when I am doing a longer duration ride in very cold temps. If I get too warm I stop and take a layer off, if I start feeling too...
01-17-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,022
Posted By wolfchild

Too slow, what a waste of time...Don't you know...

Too slow, what a waste of time...Don't you know that bicycles are supposed to be ridden fast all the time...Shame on you for not maintaining 35 MPH for 90 minutes straight.:P:lol:
01-16-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By wolfchild

Most of my bike rides start early in the morning....

Most of my bike rides start early in the morning. I like to eat a big breakfast about 60-90 minutes before starting my ride...My strength training workouts are done in late afternoon or early evening...
01-12-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 823
Posted By wolfchild

Every competitive sport has had steroid scandal...

Every competitive sport has had steroid scandal at one time or another, and yet millions of people still show interest and continue to watch it and support it..
01-12-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 823
Posted By wolfchild

I think the main reason why there are no high...

I think the main reason why there are no high school races is because of lack of interest in cycling....Majority of high school students have no interest in owning a bicycle and using that bicycle,...
01-11-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,031
Posted By wolfchild

It's not bad news, it's bull****.

It's not bad news, it's bull****.
01-11-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,031
Posted By wolfchild

I never experienced any cramps from drinking a...

I never experienced any cramps from drinking a beer or two....Teetotalers have more health issues than moderate drinkers.
01-11-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By wolfchild

It's been raining so hard today in my area that...

It's been raining so hard today in my area that some local areas are in danger of flooding...Unbelievable that this is happening in the middle of January.
01-11-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,208
Posted By wolfchild

Most of the time I don't use tire pressure gauge...

Most of the time I don't use tire pressure gauge and I go by feel...When I ride on pavement I pump my tires just hard enough so they roll good without causing pinch flats...When I go riding off road...
01-07-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By wolfchild

Good old days when men fueled their rides with...

Good old days when men fueled their rides with beer and wine.
01-07-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By wolfchild

By far the worst month to be on the roads is...

By far the worst month to be on the roads is December and it's not because of the weather but because of pre-Christmass and post-Chistmass shopping madness.
01-07-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By wolfchild

I understand that some people get enjoyment from...

I understand that some people get enjoyment from chasing numbers, nothing wrong with that...do what you enjoy....My beef is mostly with people who think that you have to reach certain numbers in...
01-07-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By wolfchild

Speed on a bike is irrelevant unless you are a...

Speed on a bike is irrelevant unless you are a pro who makes a living out of it and gets paid to ride....The most important thing is to focus on what you enjoy doing. If multi-sport training makes...
01-06-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,631
Posted By wolfchild

What is it that makes a regular two wheeled...

What is it that makes a regular two wheeled bicycle impractical for winter commuting ??.The reason why I ask is because I've been using a regular bicycle for the past 13 winters here in Canada and I...
01-06-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,631
Posted By wolfchild

Better get used to it, bikeforums is full of...

Better get used to it, bikeforums is full of these types of threads...Trike vs regular bicycle...clipless pedals vs platform pedals...drop bars vs flat bars...steel vs carbon vs aluminium...cycling...
01-06-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,631
Posted By wolfchild

No I haven't ridden one and I don't even want to...

No I haven't ridden one and I don't even want to try riding a trike. I prefer normal bicycles. Trikes have too many limitations which makes them useless for commuting and recreational riding.
01-05-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 983
Posted By wolfchild

Why would anybody pay for weather apps when you...

Why would anybody pay for weather apps when you can get free local weather report through google or a local news station ??
01-05-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,631
Posted By wolfchild

I just can't imagine doing a long distance gravel...

I just can't imagine doing a long distance gravel ride, or a 100 mile century on a trike...or how are you supposed you ride a trike on technical simgletrack trails ??….a trike would be impossible to...
01-01-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By wolfchild

There are pants out there made from softshell...

There are pants out there made from softshell fleece. They come in various styles, some are slim fit with enough room to be worn over thermal tights. They are perfect for cycling. ..Jeans worn over...
01-01-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,511
Posted By wolfchild

Well, if a bear changed their mind and decided to...

Well, if a bear changed their mind and decided to chase, you're better off on an faster more expensive bike than a slow BSO.
01-01-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By wolfchild

Yes, we had a couple of very icy days throughout...

Yes, we had a couple of very icy days throughout December of last year, I had to use studded tires several times during my commutes on pavement.
01-01-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 498
Posted By wolfchild

I started my new year early this morning with 2...

I started my new year early this morning with 2 hours of singletrack and gravel.
01-01-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By wolfchild

Yes we've had crappy weather in my area too for...

Yes we've had crappy weather in my area too for the last few weeks. Snow, ice, rain, freeze/thaw cycles, cold, warm...it's been a mixture of everything... I continue to ride, I am not going to give...
01-01-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,511
Posted By wolfchild

I enjoy working on bikes as long as they good...

I enjoy working on bikes as long as they good quality bikes with good quality components, but I hate POS department store bikes and I would never want to work on one. Department store bikes are not...
12-31-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,511
Posted By wolfchild

Don't get Trek, we already have too many Treks...

Don't get Trek, we already have too many Treks around...If you absolutely have to get a Trek, make sure to remove all the Trek decals and put some GMC Denali decals on.
12-31-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By wolfchild

I am curious to know how cycling has contributed...

I am curious to know how cycling has contributed to making your health worse instead of better ??.What health issues were caused by cycling?
12-30-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By wolfchild

I don't keep track of how many calories I burn on...

I don't keep track of how many calories I burn on my rides or during my workouts...However I do sometimes count how many calories I eat, especially on days when I do longer distance rides...I need to...
12-29-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By wolfchild

Here is a recipe for healthy post workout drink: ...

Here is a recipe for healthy post workout drink:


1 cup of sweetened vanilla yogurt or kefir

1 scoop of whey protein powder

half a cup of water
12-29-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By wolfchild

If you're "on the go" and have no time to prepare...

If you're "on the go" and have no time to prepare your own food/drinks at home, then stopping at a fast food joint or even a grocery store and buying something already prepared is your best option......
12-28-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,481
Posted By wolfchild

Start to explore some more remote gravel roads,...

Start to explore some more remote gravel roads, goat trails and other unmaintained unassumed roads.
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