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03-04-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 247,051
Posted By quicktrigger

FWIW, if you are in the US, Rocky Mounts Monorail...

FWIW, if you are in the US, Rocky Mounts Monorail hitch mounted tray style bike rack that I'm really loving. Takes less than a minute to load or unload a bike, and they are securely held in place if...
08-31-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,373
Posted By quicktrigger

Have bought from them several times. Not the...

Have bought from them several times. Not the prettiest website, and sometimes wonder where to find something. Can't say they have "sales" like some of the other online places, but they have always...
08-31-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,373
Posted By quicktrigger

Off bike topic a bit, but related. Key to buy a...

Off bike topic a bit, but related. Key to buy a car/bike is timing and waiting for that good deal that you want to fall in your lap then act quickly. Last car (truck actually). Wasn't looking. Went...
08-31-17, 06:53 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,373
Posted By quicktrigger

I occasionally go to most of the shops in my...

I occasionally go to most of the shops in my area. But really I don't buy allot for several reasons. One, two of the local "chains" (one has 4 stores, another has two) I simply despise. But I do have...
08-27-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By quicktrigger

It appears to be. I have submitted a claim, we...

It appears to be. I have submitted a claim, we will see. Brand new bike, and I don't even get to complete one ride. Think I'm going to order another brand as a replacement so that I can get back on...
08-26-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By quicktrigger

Maxxis Ikon 2.2

FWIW, just bought a new mtb. Bike came with Maxxis Ikon on the back and Maxxis Ardent on the front. Yesterday, ON THE VERY FIRST RIDE, about 3-4 miles in, the sidewall of the Ikon blew out with a...
08-25-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By quicktrigger

Looks overpriced to me as well.

Looks overpriced to me as well.
08-24-17, 09:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,764
Posted By quicktrigger

I have not, nor will I buy a black bike period!...

I have not, nor will I buy a black bike period! For the money they want, they can give me something I like. Otherwise I will go elsewhere. If I dont find it, I build my own. Hint the Chinese open...
04-15-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,195
Posted By quicktrigger

Thank you. I like yours as well. Looks good. I...

Thank you. I like yours as well. Looks good. I went with flat bar to facilitate looking at scenery of the rural dirt road I plan to ride with it. But I'm very tempted to buy a Soma ES road and...
04-12-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,547
Posted By quicktrigger

Had the sidewall of a Conti GP tire blow out on...

Had the sidewall of a Conti GP tire blow out on me last summer while standing with the bike getting ready to ride. No weight but that of the bike on the tires. Just simply ruptured with no warning by...
04-08-17, 07:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,195
Posted By quicktrigger

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPZfQr0F8RQef...

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPZfQr0F8RQefg-a8TgAZ8Vu7kx9HNR9fC6TElm7YTTDC_Lap75v2madSxCWDHCDw?key=aG04MHFYUUMwcjV3b2g5RE90dzFrejRYcFBYTlNB
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04-08-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,195
Posted By quicktrigger

Try clicking on the icons. The pics at still...

Try clicking on the icons. The pics at still there on google photos, so should be able to see them.Don't know why they don't load. But if that doesn't work, let me know and I will do something else.
04-07-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By quicktrigger

I built a Fog Cutter as well, but as a flatbar...

I built a Fog Cutter as well, but as a flatbar gravel road bike with SLX groupset with SLX hydro brakes. Posted a pic a few weeks ago for another poster.
04-04-17, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,848
Posted By quicktrigger

Test rode one, and can't say anything negative...

Test rode one, and can't say anything negative about the ride. I hated the gearing, so was going to build instead from the frame. Turned out was freaking hard to find wheels for the fork. Been a few...
03-27-17, 06:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,321
Posted By quicktrigger

Nice. My S.O. has a Raleigh. Very nice bike.

Nice. My S.O. has a Raleigh. Very nice bike.
03-18-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,799
Posted By quicktrigger

How about fix the rotor. There are wrenches for...

How about fix the rotor. There are wrenches for doing this, or have your LBS do it.
03-13-17, 06:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,195
Posted By quicktrigger

Sorry Colonel. I got busy last week and forgot to...

Sorry Colonel. I got busy last week and forgot to reply to you.

Anyway, the frame is supposed to take up to 40c tires as I recall. I have 35c's, with no clearance issues at all.

I've only...
03-08-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,195
Posted By quicktrigger

No thread. I actually had the components for...

No thread. I actually had the components for about 6 weeks before I started to build. Had a buddy who were here visiting for several weeks. He and his gf are bike people, and I wanted to have...
03-03-17, 11:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,195
Posted By quicktrigger

Soma

Got my Soma from Western Bike Works. Got a good deal on it too. Frame didnt need any prep like facing. Just took my time building and built the bike I wanted instead of settling for gearing, brakes,...
02-08-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By quicktrigger

Been here for over two years, and you certainly...

Been here for over two years, and you certainly get it both ways. IMHO the elitism is much more vocal group. As stated, it doesn't matter to me. Spend your money where you like. And for those that...
02-08-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By quicktrigger

Didn't say you did, but often there is a...

Didn't say you did, but often there is a pervasive attitude that you are cheating the LBS if you don't buy everything from the LBS, and/or that XYZ is inferior etc. To sum up, an elitist attitude.
...
02-08-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By quicktrigger

FWIW, I have a mix of both brand name, and direct...

FWIW, I have a mix of both brand name, and direct from China biking clothes. One of the issues I run into is that LBS almost never have my size. They can claim they have my size, but it does not fit...
02-06-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By quicktrigger

I have several pair of these, and I do have some...

I have several pair of these, and I do have some name brand stuff as well. I'm more than happy with the Santic bike shorts. Have had some of them for two years, and are far from worn out. Definitely...
01-26-17, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By quicktrigger

Not that it matters what I think....

Questions to ask yourself.
Did it put me in a finacial bind?
Is the bike the right size?
Do you love the bike?
Do you love riding the bike?
Will you use the bike?
What exactly were you working...
01-12-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,178
Posted By quicktrigger

I recently bought a Soma frame from Western Bike...

I recently bought a Soma frame from Western Bike Works. Very positive experience. Still building the bike, but frame appears to be top notch. May end up buying another frame for a roadie.

BTW the...
01-06-17, 10:52 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 247,051
Posted By quicktrigger

Sirrus is a great bike for the Razorback...

Sirrus is a great bike for the Razorback Greenway. I started out with a Sirrus Sport and used it for my square to square rides. Alas I have parted with it now, but its with a friend still plying the...
12-21-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,600
Posted By quicktrigger

This is what I use. As for why to dry the...

This is what I use.

As for why to dry the bike(s), that is so that water doesn't get stuck in threads/hex heads, other places where corrosion can occur. Plus it removes spotting afterward. Drying...
11-29-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,035
Posted By quicktrigger

Im one that will eliminate a particular bike bue...

Im one that will eliminate a particular bike bue to the color in a second or less. I use to ride a purple bike many years ago. Would ride that Cannondale with no regrets. On a purple bike, neon high...
11-24-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,835
Posted By quicktrigger

Self build

FWIW, Im currently in process of building a gravel bike. Was going to buy bottom line Salsa Vaya, but I hate the drivetrain, and brakes. Total cost for changing it to something more fitting was going...
11-16-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

And that's a big fat so what. The advantage of...

And that's a big fat so what. The advantage of economy of scale decreases as the volume increases. There comes a point of diminishing return simply because cost of materials dictate there can be no...
11-16-16, 03:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

Inside Giant's Taiwan frame factory ? part one -...

Inside Giant's Taiwan frame factory ? part one - BikeRadar USA (http://www.bikeradar.com/us/road/gear/article/inside-giants-taiwan-frame-factory-part-one-39835/)

"Giant builds more than 6.3...
11-16-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

So you think billions of computers are built...

So you think billions of computers are built every year....:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:

Someone is confused, but it ain't quicktrigger.....
11-16-16, 02:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

And here you say nothing while trying to sound...

And here you say nothing while trying to sound like you say something, and nothing to back up your nothingness but empty words of nothing! :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :thumb:
11-16-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

So millions per year build by Giant alone is not...

So millions per year build by Giant alone is not economy of scale? Millions more by Merida? :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: !!! Talk about a dumb post. SMH!!!

Nice attempt at ignoring the...
11-16-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

Good for you Indy. If your happy with that stuff,...

Good for you Indy. If your happy with that stuff, then that is what matters. Of course computers can be much more than $600, but that will still buy a nice laptop. Also the $2K bike mark being used...
11-16-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,766
Posted By quicktrigger

It doesn't seem that Google can help you after...

It doesn't seem that Google can help you after all. I think it is obvious now why you didn't know about what Wal Mart now pays. SMH! Run along to your "Flat Earth Society" friends.
11-16-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

Actually I did not. Just refused to play as I did...

Actually I did not. Just refused to play as I did not feel the need to write why my opinion is what it is. I had already made my point.
11-16-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,992
Posted By quicktrigger

IF I'm still riding at 100, I'll be more than...

IF I'm still riding at 100, I'll be more than happy to give it my best shot. :thumb:
11-16-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

And you would be wrong.

And you would be wrong.
11-15-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,904
Posted By quicktrigger

I'm not going to spend 2K on a bike. Computers...

I'm not going to spend 2K on a bike. Computers are tens of thousands of times more complex, much higher overhead of production, hundreds of times greater R&D cost, and are $600.
11-15-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,766
Posted By quicktrigger

Read some national news and you would know... so...

Read some national news and you would know... so go see if Google can help you.
11-15-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,766
Posted By quicktrigger

Try $15/hr as of about a year ago. They cut other...

Try $15/hr as of about a year ago. They cut other things at the time, and insurance sucks, but it is not min wage anymore.

I have no issue with people not liking Wal Mart, but much of the spew in...
11-14-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,466
Posted By quicktrigger

WOW! Time for more flat resistant tires. A fast...

WOW! Time for more flat resistant tires. A fast tire is not fast if you are stopped fixing a flat.
11-14-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,896
Posted By quicktrigger

$750 MSRP from Specialized. I have an Allez and...

$750 MSRP from Specialized. I have an Allez and like it very much.
https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/allez-e5/115176

Also for a step up you might look at this one. $980 MSRP....
11-13-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,992
Posted By quicktrigger

I track my rides because I'm a science geek and...

I track my rides because I'm a science geek and just want to know what I'm doing. It's nice to know that that is the fastest I have climbed that hill etc. Even look at others sometimes, but mostly...
11-13-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,466
Posted By quicktrigger

Had something similar a few weeks ago. Pressure...

Had something similar a few weeks ago. Pressure within spec, no weight on the bike, and the sidewall of the tire blew out for no #$%$|#$` reason. Defective manufacture. I will not be buying those...
11-08-16, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,655
Posted By quicktrigger

If it turned out to be too low for you, then you...

If it turned out to be too low for you, then you could put a steerer tube extender on to raise the handlebars. Not the most elegant solution but works, and that's what matters.
11-07-16, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By quicktrigger

Bought one of these last year. JUST DO IT!!!!

Bought one of these last year. JUST DO IT!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-16, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,073
Posted By quicktrigger

BTW, if you think people won't continue to...

BTW, if you think people won't continue to bypass, then all one has to do is look to how much is already being directly shipped from China. Think they are going to play along with the price gouging...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,073
Posted By quicktrigger

Bother to read the entire thread, and see what...

Bother to read the entire thread, and see what you think.

HINT: Why would Shimano help SRAM? :foo:
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