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05-21-19, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Juggy_Gales

Id love to test ride the revolt

Id love to test ride the revolt
05-21-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

The guy not wearing a shirt is a Native "Florida...

The guy not wearing a shirt is a Native "Florida Man".. They do what they do. haha :lol:
05-21-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Thank you, I will def check that out I was...

Thank you, I will def check that out

I was looking at the Revolt Advanced 2 in Orange.. I dunno, just looks like a Hot Bike and is equipped well enough that the only thing I would even consider ...
05-21-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Thank you for this. My main riding is either...

Thank you for this.
My main riding is either riding 2-10 miles around to stores instead of driving.
and when I ride with friends we normally ride 20-50 miles to various places including.. one of...
05-21-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I think offense is exactly what was intended with...

I think offense is exactly what was intended with that statement.. haha
I am not offended but I will entertain the comment... Yes I have an Adventure Bike/Hybrid/Flatbar Road Bike.. Whatever people...
05-21-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,724
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I agree I don't like when threads go to insults.....

I agree I don't like when threads go to insults.. I really had nothing against steel.. I just kept seeing steel is real and truly wanted to know
whether it was just a resurgence of a love for steel...
05-21-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

where can you buy that?

where can you buy that?
05-20-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I must say I am a lover of disc brakes.. My...

I must say I am a lover of disc brakes..
My bike years ago had Cantilever brakes and they did stop me pretty decent.. until I rode in wet.. then it was questionable.. My Hydraulic disc brakes on my...
05-20-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

why will it be gone? I am glad to see that...

why will it be gone?

I am glad to see that they can be made into Tubeless..
05-20-19, 12:52 PM
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Views: 24,724
Posted By Juggy_Gales

HAHAHA That is a plan of Mine!

HAHAHA That is a plan of Mine!
05-20-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Juggy_Gales

meh.. you may be right I grabbed the wrong Omni...

meh.. you may be right I grabbed the wrong Omni Strada anyway haha The one that I was looking at before looked similar but had more bottle mounts and a front rack mount for the front.. the Motobecane...
05-20-19, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Juggy_Gales

HAHAHAHAHA :roflmao:

HAHAHAHAHA :roflmao:
05-20-19, 11:51 AM
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Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Im not going to Race and no Im not going to...

Im not going to Race and no Im not going to really spend a ton of money.. I am just looking for a couple grades above my stock wheels.
I've heard many sing praises of upgrading from the wheels that...
05-20-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,724
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Nice, I like it

Nice, I like it
05-20-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,724
Posted By Juggy_Gales

These responses are amazing, I would have quoted...

These responses are amazing, I would have quoted many of you and so many of the replies had me laughing.
I wasn't expecting that big of a response so quickly.

As I had said all of my bikes...
05-20-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,724
Posted By Juggy_Gales

It's just something I have been hearing...

It's just something I have been hearing recently..

I had owned bikes years ago.. But had not ridden in 20yrs until 2017 when I bought my aluminum bike and kept seeing everything being
Aluminum,...
05-20-19, 01:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Take a look at the Giant Toughroad SLR2 which is...

Take a look at the Giant Toughroad SLR2 which is the bike I have at the moment. ...
05-20-19, 01:46 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,724
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Steel is Real.. Explain?

Ok I keep hearing and seeing quotes about "Steel is Real".

What is with the fascination? I am assuming it is related to steel framed bikes.. but why is this the thing now?

Im not mocking steel...
05-20-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Yes that looks like a very viable solution

Yes that looks like a very viable solution
05-20-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I was looking at Mavic wheels and wondered if...

I was looking at Mavic wheels and wondered if they were any good.. They weren't priced too bad either.



I did consider HED brand but didnt know which.

What do you think a set would run?
05-19-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Juggy_Gales

The Omni Strada Comp...

The Omni Strada Comp (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/disc-brake-roadbikes/omnistrada-comp-discbrake-bike.htm) costs the same as the Fuji Touring...
05-19-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Fuji Jari...

Fuji Jari (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/fuji/cross-bikes/fuji-jari-2p5-bikes.htm) doesn't look bad..
I think the Touring seems like the best equipped between the two
05-19-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I didn't list the Raleigh Willard because you had...

I didn't list the Raleigh Willard because you had already mentioned it. I also looked at the Willard 2 and 4.. Both of them seem like Solid Choices.. That Willard 2 looks really classy.. I love the...
05-19-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I am looking into buying a second bike in a...

I am looking into buying a second bike in a similar price range that is a drop bar bike. I also like the Gravel/Touring set up.. So.. I will share with you a about 4 bikes that are $1000 and under...
05-19-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Thanks everyone for your advice on the tools.. ...

Thanks everyone for your advice on the tools..
I will continue to look at Tools and though I have found usefulness in multi-tools on a ride more so with friends I am riding with
I will end up...
05-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Juggy_Gales

This I will be doing, I have watched some and...

This I will be doing, I have watched some and they are very informative. Great way to sell their tools as well.
05-19-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

When you say better did you mean more plush or...

When you say better did you mean more plush or rolling better?
I am looking for the wheels to be a bit lighter and the tires to roll better on the road.. Though have some traction in dirt/gravel
...
05-19-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Working on it haha Funny enough I do have a...

Working on it haha
Funny enough I do have a few books in my saved for later on amazon to help me here.

But because I didn't know, I thought I would ask here to those more knowledgeable than I am
05-19-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Juggy_Gales

With Bike Mechanics, I am a Noob and not as...

With Bike Mechanics, I am a Noob and not as mechanically inclined. I heard about chain widths with the diff sized chains.
But have no experience with actually comparing them or lengths.
Once I...
05-19-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Yea I thought that might be a sticking point. I...

Yea I thought that might be a sticking point. I will reach out to Praxis and Giant to make sure one of their BB will mount up to my frame.. I see no reason why one wouldn't but It is always good to...
05-18-19, 08:24 PM
05-18-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

The Daway one looks like it works just fine.. The...

The Daway one looks like it works just fine.. The Only got the Hornit because it was on sale.. I doubt it's really any louder and looks the same on the outside.
I think the Daway has more sounds.....
05-18-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Yes I don't want to get Cheap tools.. when I said...

Yes I don't want to get Cheap tools.. when I said inexpensive.. I meant as for a kit.. I didn't wanna drop $300-700 off the cuff..
I was looking at this kit here..

BIKE HAND...
05-18-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Advice On Bike Rims/Wheels

I am looking to get newer wheels for my Toughroad SLR2 I hear often that the Giant wheels are decent but changing to a better set of wheels and tires really does improve the ride experience.. I do...
05-18-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Question about Cranks to the Mechanically Inclined

Does the Praxis Alba Crank work with Shimano 105 Groupset?
I am doing some upgrades on a bike and I know it is important for certain parts to work together..
I am going from a 3x9 to a 2x11...
05-18-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

That is a neat folding bike.. $399 bad ass.. That...

That is a neat folding bike.. $399 bad ass.. That crank set looks HUGE on that bad boy.
05-18-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

After getting hit by a car in Feb and nearly...

After getting hit by a car in Feb and nearly getting hit dozens of other times by drivers with their head up their asses.. I also bought a Horn.. I ended up getting the Hornit ...
05-18-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I know what you mean.. For me it's just so I have...

I know what you mean.. For me it's just so I have something rather than nothing.
Id like to have a decent basic set to do many things I need and buy a few tools along the way as I need more..
But...
05-18-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I agree that it is terrible advice.. Yea.. don't...

I agree that it is terrible advice.. Yea.. don't own a quality product because bad people exist.. No one wants their stuff stolen.. But come on.. you should be able to have nice things and secure...
05-18-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I liked the Bordo 6500 (https://amzn.to/2VNCxIe)...

I liked the Bordo 6500 (https://amzn.to/2VNCxIe) because it mounted nicely to one of the bottle mounts on my frame and it comes in a thick high quality rubber case that takes any vibration out of it....
05-18-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

There are so many versatile Options.. Now.....

There are so many versatile Options..

Now.. I have another question.. I need a good Tool kit with a nice set of basic shop tools that will cover most of what I need without breaking the bank..
...
05-18-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,984
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I didn't ride for like 20 years and at 40yrs old...

I didn't ride for like 20 years and at 40yrs old I got back into it.. And Within a year.. I already got hit by a car..
I love biking so I won't give it up just because there are stupid people out...
05-18-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,803
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I really think it depends on the LBS in your...

I really think it depends on the LBS in your area.. In The Tampa Bay area of FL.. there are LBS all over the place.. Nice weather = great biking environment..

Now there are a few LBS that would...
05-18-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I love my 6500 and it mounts well to my bike.. I...

I love my 6500 and it mounts well to my bike.. I have a L frame which was no problem for it to fit.. I am considering the 6000 as a secondary.
I will eventually buy a bunch of locks just to have.
I...
05-18-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By Juggy_Gales

IM actually going to pick up this one for my bike...

IM actually going to pick up this one for my bike soon.. this Granit X 540 (https://amzn.to/2LU3u8B) and the GRANIT X Extreme 59 (https://amzn.to/2HpHcHy) are the best Ulocks on the market


...
05-17-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I will check that one out a couple people...

I will check that one out a couple people mentioned the Topeak Alien
05-17-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

This was really solid advice.. There are many...

This was really solid advice.. There are many things that I have not run into yet that I am sure I'd be crying for real tools. I was looking at the Lezyne tools too.. Why? they're pretty haha
The...
05-17-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

How do I get a Post Moved to a diff section.. I...

How do I get a Post Moved to a diff section.. I think this Post would be better in Bike Mechanics but didn't see the category until after
05-17-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,730
Posted By Juggy_Gales

MotoBecane OMNI STRADA...

MotoBecane OMNI STRADA (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/disc-brake-roadbikes/omnistrada-sport-discbrake-bike.htm) This Version sells for $599 and there is another that sells for about...
05-17-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,759
Posted By Juggy_Gales

Topeak does make a few great Multitools.. I seen...

Topeak does make a few great Multitools.. I seen one called the ToPeak Mcguyver which is a Monster.. Which I think would be more suited for a Bike Packing Camp Trip.

The I Beam from Park Tool...
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