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09-23-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By wolfchild

You don't need special gravel specific tires on a...

You don't need special gravel specific tires on a 26 inch wheeled MTB...Just use regular MTB tires, the widest that will fit in the frame.
09-23-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,306
Posted By wolfchild

The most popular electric assist bikes I see...

The most popular electric assist bikes I see around here are fat bikes and also fat tire folding bikes with 20 inch wheels and 4 inch wide knobby off road tires. Most people use them for commuting...
09-18-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,842
Posted By wolfchild

A lot of drivers don't like bicycles with bright...

A lot of drivers don't like bicycles with bright flashing front lights and find them very annoying and distracting. Maybe he was one of those people who hates flashing lights on bikes. There is...
09-17-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,914
Posted By wolfchild

Gravel bikes is all about drop bars and wider...

Gravel bikes is all about drop bars and wider tires...You can take any rigid forked MTB or a rigid forked Hybrid, put drop bars on it, convert it to 1x drivetrain, slap some 45mm gravel tires on it...
09-16-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,151
Posted By wolfchild

12 hours

12 hours
09-16-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,151
Posted By wolfchild

Somebody rides 25 miles on Monday, then another...

Somebody rides 25 miles on Monday, then another 25 miles on Wednesday, then another 25 miles 0n Friday and then another 25 miles on Sunday and then claims to have ridden a 100 mile century that week...
09-14-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By wolfchild

Hydraulic uses brake fluid or brake oil and...

Hydraulic uses brake fluid or brake oil and mechanical uses a cable.
09-14-22, 02:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,151
Posted By wolfchild

That's not a century ride...All you did was three...

That's not a century ride...All you did was three separate shorter rides in a day...A century should be done uninterrupted by anything other than maybe few short stops to eat or drink...I highly...
09-12-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,306
Posted By wolfchild

Not unless their battery gets discharged and...

Not unless their battery gets discharged and they're forced to pedal a 60 - 70 pound bike
09-10-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By wolfchild

The best alternative I have found to rim strips...

The best alternative I have found to rim strips is hockey tape. The width is perfect, it sticks well and doesn't move and lasts a very long time.
09-10-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,293
Posted By wolfchild

He already did explain himself and his motives...

He already did explain himself and his motives and his objectives and his plans and even his previous cycling experience. Go and re-read post # 1. What more do we need to know ?
09-10-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,293
Posted By wolfchild

The thread has been hijacked and turned into a...

The thread has been hijacked and turned into a crapfest as soon as certain posters started to deviate from OPs original question about a bike which is light and suitable for fast lightweight bike...
09-09-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,293
Posted By wolfchild

This whole thread made a pretty huge detour from...

This whole thread made a pretty huge detour from OPs original question...OP made it clear that he already has the route planned and coordinated with each country which he will be passing through. All...
09-09-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,293
Posted By wolfchild

General sub-forum is a no-mans-land...Post your...

General sub-forum is a no-mans-land...Post your question in touring sub-forum and you might get more positive response.
09-06-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,306
Posted By wolfchild

Is there an entry fee to use this trail system...

Is there an entry fee to use this trail system ?...Is there a law which forbids cyclists to use this particular trail for commuting purposes ?
09-05-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By wolfchild

Not inappropriate, just controversial...Next time...

Not inappropriate, just controversial...Next time post it in A & S...Personally I ride wherever I want... Road, MUP, bike path, unpaved trail, singletrack dirt paths, gravel, cutting across parking...
09-05-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By wolfchild

Your personal opinion on where cyclists should...

Your personal opinion on where cyclists should ride is way too controversial, not worth debating and arguing about it.
09-05-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,069
Posted By wolfchild

Most likely somebody botched headset cups...

Most likely somebody botched headset cups installation. Maybe the guy used a sledge hammer to try and force the cups into the head tube.
09-05-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,069
Posted By wolfchild

The bike has a cracked headtube and you're going...

The bike has a cracked headtube and you're going to ride it hard ?...Very bad idea.
09-04-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By wolfchild

What you have isn't a fixed gear, it is a single...

What you have isn't a fixed gear, it is a single speed...You could try putting on a 46 tooth chainring up front, which would also move your rear wheel forward a little bit so make sure you have...
09-03-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,540
Posted By wolfchild

The intensity of Tabata is higher than other...

The intensity of Tabata is higher than other forms of HIIT...Just because you're doing 20 seconds effort and 10 seconds rest doesn't necessarily mean it's Tabata....My personal opinion is that...
09-03-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By wolfchild

I am still using BB7s on two of my bikes, one of...

I am still using BB7s on two of my bikes, one of which was purchased in 2007 and the other in 2008. I have both the MTB version and Road version of BB7s. I highly doubt that any of them are...
09-03-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

You said it, not me...I never called anybody an...

You said it, not me...I never called anybody an idiot for using a radar...All I said was that a mirror is more than sufficient for me to keep track of what is happening behind me.
09-02-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

A mirror shows me exactly what's behind me, what...

A mirror shows me exactly what's behind me, what more do you need ?
09-02-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

Personally I don't feel a need to use gadgets...

Personally I don't feel a need to use gadgets with warning sounds...All I need is to keep glancing in my mirror to see what's coming behind me. Mirrors have worked great for me in heavy traffic and...
09-02-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

My mirror does exactly the same thing as your...

My mirror does exactly the same thing as your radar.
09-02-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

Clipless pedals don't make you immune from...

Clipless pedals don't make you immune from crashing and sustaining injuries.
09-02-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 822
Posted By wolfchild

I never was and never will be. Why should I be a...

I never was and never will be. Why should I be a fan of carbon ?...I don't care how light it is or how much faster it rides, I just don't want a carbon bike because I prefer steel and aluminum.
08-31-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,424
Posted By wolfchild

I have a set of Continental Contact Plus 700 x 32...

I have a set of Continental Contact Plus 700 x 32 which are made in India. They are very good tires, no problems at all. Very puncture resistant and very durable. The only negative about them is that...
08-30-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,382
Posted By wolfchild

Flashing rear lights are perfectly legal in...

Flashing rear lights are perfectly legal in Ontario....Thousands of cyclists use them and I never heard of any cyclist getting stopped by police for having a rear blinker.
08-28-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,473
Posted By wolfchild

Sorry but your suggestion is impractical for...

Sorry but your suggestion is impractical for majority of the population. Sure let them go ahead and build scenic trails and rail links and it still won't cause millions of people around GTA to give...
08-28-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 600
Posted By wolfchild

And the other problem I noticed with health and...

And the other problem I noticed with health and fitness industry is too many anti - cardio zealots telling people that steady state cardio is bad for them.
08-28-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 600
Posted By wolfchild

Weight lifting does have some significant risks....

Weight lifting does have some significant risks. The most important thing to remember when lifting is to maintain a proper form and technique. Majority of injuries from weight lifting are caused by...
08-28-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

Bike packing stuff is expensive but it's also...

Bike packing stuff is expensive but it's also very well designed and very practical for people who enjoy doing ultralight off road adventure trips. You have to pay to play, no other way around it.
08-28-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,473
Posted By wolfchild

Try commuting to work from Barrie to Toronto...

Try commuting to work from Barrie to Toronto daily on a bicycle during winter and then come tell us how unnecessary driving is.:rolleyes:
08-27-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,538
Posted By wolfchild

It's was an honest question... I am surprised...

It's was an honest question... I am surprised that good quality tires would wear out needing replacement after only 8 weeks.
08-27-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

I have a strong preference for good quality...

I have a strong preference for good quality stainless steel bottles and insulated vacuum bottles. Some of them aren't cheap, maybe not exactly $40 but still more expensive than some cheap plastic...
08-27-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,538
Posted By wolfchild

Your tires wear out every 8 weeks ?...You must be...

Your tires wear out every 8 weeks ?...You must be riding an insane amount of miles everyday.
08-27-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,360
Posted By wolfchild

I don't know what country you live in, but here...

I don't know what country you live in, but here in Canada I see plenty of people using hiking shoes or boots as their daily casual footwear.
08-27-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 926
Posted By wolfchild

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to...

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to start a ride.
08-27-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,231
Posted By wolfchild

It's their money not yours, they can spend as...

It's their money not yours, they can spend as much as they want.
08-27-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,538
Posted By wolfchild

Nothing really....my bikes require very simple...

Nothing really....my bikes require very simple and minimal maintenance.
08-27-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,473
Posted By wolfchild

I don't have any performance goals and I don't...

I don't have any performance goals and I don't follow any structured training....I ride because I enjoy riding. Health benefits and cardiovascular fitness in just a side-effect of cycling. Cycling is...
08-26-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,366
Posted By wolfchild

Discarding beer cans and bottles on the trail or...

Discarding beer cans and bottles on the trail or roadside is just plain stupid and irresponsible.
08-26-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By wolfchild

I would choose a frame that is designed to run...

I would choose a frame that is designed to run both 29er wheels and 27.5 wheels.
08-26-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,366
Posted By wolfchild

A lot of these environmentally friendly hikers...

A lot of these environmentally friendly hikers and backpackers also have a very militant stance against mountain bikers. They hate mountain biking because they believe that mountain biking is bad for...
08-26-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,582
Posted By wolfchild

I would rather walk than ride a recumbent...For...

I would rather walk than ride a recumbent...For me it's DF or nothing.
08-26-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By wolfchild

15 minutes in Zone 3 isn't recovery.....60 - 90...

15 minutes in Zone 3 isn't recovery.....60 - 90 minutes in zone Zone 1 - 2 are best for recovery....What exactly are you recovering from ?
08-25-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,447
Posted By wolfchild

If didn't have to work and if money was not an...

If didn't have to work and if money was not an issue i wouldn't be living in the city...I would love to live out in some small town in a rural or wilderness area but there are no jobs in those type...
08-25-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,360
Posted By wolfchild

Requires cleated shoes, that the biggest drawback.

Requires cleated shoes, that the biggest drawback.
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