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06-10-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By bikeaddiction1

How high is your tire pressure? I weigh 180 lbs...

How high is your tire pressure? I weigh 180 lbs and I would not run a 32 mm tire at over 70 - 80 psi for perfectly smooth pavement and at least 10 psi lower for mixed surfaces.
06-10-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Metaluna

To be fair, they probably can point to tests...

To be fair, they probably can point to tests where they had some pro cyclist doing 1500 watt sprints and found that front shifts were 0.15 seconds slower at some specific gear combination. ...
06-09-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,809
Posted By jadocs

You never adjust reach by moving the saddle.

You never adjust reach by moving the saddle.
06-04-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By davidad

To minimize the waste in the recycle bin!

To minimize the waste in the recycle bin!
06-04-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,109
Posted By trailangel

Name the product or get off the internet....

Name the product or get off the internet. Troll/Spammer
06-02-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By cyccommute

There would be no point. Once the spoke has...

There would be no point. Once the spoke has broken through the rim, the tension is essentially zero. It’s a broken spoke or at least the near equivalent of a broken spoke.
05-30-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,231
Posted By TrojanHorse

My guess is that with tires that size... you...

My guess is that with tires that size... you probably won't really notice a difference. It probably will mute some high frequency vibrations but I doubt there's any benefit in the "absorb road...
05-27-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,006
Posted By Aahzz

If you fell in love with the Bontragers as you...

If you fell in love with the Bontragers as you mentioned, why not get another set of those?
05-25-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By Beachgrad05

Looks like you got the advice you sought already...

Looks like you got the advice you sought already but as one of the few active female forum members I wanted to bid you a huge WELCOME!
05-24-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,274
Posted By trailangel

Ibtb

Ibtb
05-22-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By alcjphil

What you have on your rear wheel is a freewheel,...

What you have on your rear wheel is a freewheel, not a cassette. In order to upgrade to 8 speed you will need a new rear wheel.
05-22-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By rosefarts

New wheel and new 8 speed cassette. Also suggest...

New wheel and new 8 speed cassette. Also suggest a bag of flaming poo on the porch of the person you got it from.
05-21-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 822
Posted By squirtdad

for all wondering like me how in the heck do you...

for all wondering like me how in the heck do you convert a three wheeler like this.....this pic will help....it is one wheel in back and 2 in front

it is hard to tell but with OP's description...
05-20-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 822
Posted By Jeff Wills

I'd be concerned that the hubs are the same...

I'd be concerned that the hubs are the same width. What's the width from dropout to dropout? I'd like to know how you're going to adapt a derailleur hub to your frame.

As above, a derailleur...
05-16-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 863
Posted By WizardOfBoz

There are no measures of strength of which I am...

There are no measures of strength of which I am aware for which epoxy is as strong as steel. Any steel in a bike will have tensile strength of 40ksi or more, epoxy is about 3.5ksi, max. Put some...
05-16-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,644
Posted By ColonelSanders

Stunning looking bike. :love:

Stunning looking bike. :love:
05-16-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Bill Kapaun

If it ain't broke....

If it ain't broke....
05-16-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Kapusta

Any Shimano 7, 8, or 9 speed RD will work with...

Any Shimano 7, 8, or 9 speed RD will work with your shifters and an 8 speed cassette.

Whether you need a mountain or road RD depends on the largest cog you are running, but I assume that since...
05-16-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Unless the RD is worn out or not adjusted...

Unless the RD is worn out or not adjusted properly, all shifting quality is a function of the shifter.

Also check hanger alignment.
05-16-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,644
Posted By KeatonR

I just got a Gunnar Hyper XF and I love it. I...

I just got a Gunnar Hyper XF and I love it. I have two wheel sets for it, one with 32mm slicks for road riding and one with 40mm gravel tires for going off road. The geometry of the bike is such that...
05-12-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,122
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Here you go. ...

Here you go.

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05-03-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,007
Posted By starkmojo

I wouldn’t worry about aluminum at 255. I used a...

I wouldn’t worry about aluminum at 255. I used a CAADX for years at that weight without issue
08-23-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By GrumpyBear27

Well...I picked up the XL Bruised Ego Purple...

Well...I picked up the XL Bruised Ego Purple Surly Krampus last week and so far it's been awesome! Took her out for some trail rides over the weekend, and am cruising around the neighborhood with my...
08-04-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By HerrKaLeun

For your riding a hybrid would be suitable. Get...

For your riding a hybrid would be suitable. Get the widest tire clearance as possible (regardless of your weight). Very few can use wider tires (my Toughroad can take 2.25" and is an absolute...
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