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Forum: Touring
12-02-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah just a tad.

Yeah just a tad.
12-01-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,507
Posted By veganbikes

Well except for liquor and cigarettes those are...

Well except for liquor and cigarettes those are perfectly safe in large quantities :p
12-01-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By veganbikes

Never heard of the ring but it is small enough...

Never heard of the ring but it is small enough looking to potentially cause issue and being it is some alibaba and his 40 thieves stuff it is probably not of much quality. I would get a RaceFace NW...
12-01-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 548
Posted By veganbikes

Make sure it isn't used...LOL I think...

Make sure it isn't used...LOL


I think most of my bikes have some sort of scratching as long as no damage to the integrity of the frame not an issue. On a lower cost bike it is less of a fret but...
Forum: Touring
12-01-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By veganbikes

Then you wouldn't want to be me...LOL. I have 4-5...

Then you wouldn't want to be me...LOL. I have 4-5 kits for different bikes. Most of them are pretty basic and not ridiculously expensive (usually based with a Crank Bros M10 and some form of Topeak...
12-01-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By veganbikes

I am not a clips and straps person but I have had...

I am not a clips and straps person but I have had a few pairs of MKS pedals and I like them, heck a former friend liked them so much he refused to let me keep them and was dying to have them and...
12-01-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By veganbikes

Both are going to be pretty equally low end at...

Both are going to be pretty equally low end at the 8 speed range. The only way I would say one 8 speed is marginally better is if you were swapping to Microshift Acolyte but that is modern groupset...
12-01-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By veganbikes

Brake lever is not the issue, that is an easy...

Brake lever is not the issue, that is an easy swap if needed it is more the arms usually need a place to mount and not having mounted a roller brake arm (I have worked on a couple bikes with it but...
12-01-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By veganbikes

Custom is generally a custom bike built for the...

Custom is generally a custom bike built for the client from the start building a frame or at least from frame up but some people take it to mean swapping small parts or putting on a sticker or...
12-01-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By veganbikes

So long as it will work with ISIS like dedhed...

So long as it will work with ISIS like dedhed said it should work. Unior is basically the Euro Park Tool but they make other tools as well. However if you can get them that would be a better option:...
11-30-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By veganbikes

That is a sweet ride, enjoy it. Enjoy all bikes...

That is a sweet ride, enjoy it. Enjoy all bikes (and sandwiches). I think in terms of E-MTB Specialized does some of the best stuff, really good suspension kinematics and I do like the feel of the...
11-30-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By veganbikes

The motor is worth it well worth it for what you...

The motor is worth it well worth it for what you are doing. Also important is a test ride. Though we did sell out of the first gen GSDs before they had even been ridden we ordered 3-4 for the shop...
11-30-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By veganbikes

Do you have the mounting points for either brake?...

Do you have the mounting points for either brake? A roller brake is probably going to be a bit better braking but it all depends if you can mount one or the other at this point.

The only time I...
11-29-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By veganbikes

Lower that pressure a lot. 30 PSI is the max on...

Lower that pressure a lot. 30 PSI is the max on those tires more than likely. The Tannus inserts I recommended are also a good idea but that pressure is way high.
11-29-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 808
Posted By veganbikes

They beat the air into submission and put it into...

They beat the air into submission and put it into a chokehold till it taps out. They also can power a 700w toaster and make perfect toast (I don't like it too browned)....
11-29-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By veganbikes

I would just stick with what you have (in a new...

I would just stick with what you have (in a new Acera RD and hanger) and again save the money towards a bike that does what you want. Alivio or Deore is going to be a bit better but in this case you...
11-29-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 808
Posted By veganbikes

Be like this guy, he looks like a pretty average...

Be like this guy, he looks like a pretty average ordinary guy just a miniscule bit of leg work and you will be there in no time:
...
11-29-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By veganbikes

It looks like they copied the Tern GSD and HSD...

It looks like they copied the Tern GSD and HSD but swapped for Shimano. Not a bad system but I would say Bosch is going to be better and the most reliable out of everything. I don't know about...
11-29-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By veganbikes

Again don't quote yourself to get your post...

Again don't quote yourself to get your post counts up JOIN IN ON ACTIVE THREADS THAT AREN'T YOUR OWN. Be a member here it is fun, I promise after 8 years here I am still an active member and some...
11-29-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By veganbikes

I think dedhed hit the nail on the head I don't...

I think dedhed hit the nail on the head I don't think there are any real functional differences. I generally go Wheels Manufacturing for all my external Shimano bottom bracket needs. Good quality not...
11-29-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 808
Posted By veganbikes

Any road user and really anyone should always be...

Any road user and really anyone should always be spatially aware. Especially road users because they need to be able to react as quickly as possible to something that might come up. It is not meaning...
11-29-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By veganbikes

No worries good luck. If it is 600 Tri Color it...

No worries good luck. If it is 600 Tri Color it is a solid bike, probably aside from 600 Arabesque one of the finest looking Ultegra/600 gruppos.
11-29-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By veganbikes

Get the correct bearings. Your local shop can...

Get the correct bearings. Your local shop can measure the old one with a pair of calipers and you can then order the correct ones or you can try and reach out to Cannondale with your serial number...
11-29-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By veganbikes

So I would get involved in the forums in the many...

So I would get involved in the forums in the many active threads going on right now get your post count up and then when at or over 10 you can post pictures. We have a sub-forum that is dedicated to...
11-28-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By veganbikes

Never heard of them. The components are not great...

Never heard of them. The components are not great aside from maybe the Advent 10 which is OK. Everything else is super cheap non-name stuff that I wouldn't want on a bike. 1K is a around a good price...
11-28-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By veganbikes

What is your goal here? That is a very low...

What is your goal here? That is a very low initial cost bike so I wouldn't really put much money towards it. The current bike shows a Tourney derailleur and a bike with Tourney is not a bike worth...
11-28-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 564
Posted By veganbikes

If someone hits someone else it is not an...

If someone hits someone else it is not an accident and never was an accident it was intentional. Choosing not to see someone and pay attention as a road user is on that particular road user not on...
11-28-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By veganbikes

Could be internally routed on one or the other...

Could be internally routed on one or the other which is a pain and while sometimes yes you can successfully do it without needing a re-bleed it is not bad to have it on the ticket just in case. Could...
11-28-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By veganbikes

I would look at good tires and Tannus Armour....

I would look at good tires and Tannus Armour. However like Koyote said if you are talking Fat Bikes like say this (https://surlybikes.com/bikes/ice_cream_truck) you are running really high pressure...
11-28-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 460
Posted By veganbikes

Nope BCD doesn't matter in bottom bracket spindle...

Nope BCD doesn't matter in bottom bracket spindle length it is just the specific crankset and in some cases date as things can change over the years.

I cannot find info on the Chariot aside from...
11-28-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,579
Posted By veganbikes

Yada yada yada

Yada yada yada
11-28-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 460
Posted By veganbikes

Ok there is still zero information about what...

Ok there is still zero information about what crank you have. Like I said the CRANK determines the spindle length not a bottom bracket adaptor or anything else really. Not sure why you posted one big...
Forum: Touring
11-28-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 473
Posted By veganbikes

I only take my ground sheet. I do not want...

I only take my ground sheet. I do not want anything that is not the size of my tent. If it is too big it can make for a wet tent experience and too small won't cover and you could abrade your tent....
11-28-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By veganbikes

I guess I would go with an 8 speed chain but if I...

I guess I would go with an 8 speed chain but if I was looking to replace I would go Izumi (https://www.retro-gression.com/products/izumi-model-v-super-toughness-narrow-chain). They are fantastically...
11-28-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 460
Posted By veganbikes

Huh? A 1 piece crank will generally use a Fauber...

Huh? A 1 piece crank will generally use a Fauber or Ashtabula bottom bracket which I haven't seen as a sealed unit they are not compatible with a square taper bottom bracket (or anything else really...
11-28-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By veganbikes

NOPE! Seriously stop, if you just joined here to...

NOPE! Seriously stop, if you just joined here to answer a single question and are not interested in the forums, why take all that time to create an account when you have google with no sign ups...
11-28-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,579
Posted By veganbikes

Ehhh as much as I am not usually a fan of...

Ehhh as much as I am not usually a fan of wolfchild I think to a point they aren't totally incorrect on the higher performance hybrids are gravel bikes or adjacent in some way or not called hybrids....
11-28-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,954
Posted By veganbikes

As far as Thomson stuff goes I have probably 5 of...

As far as Thomson stuff goes I have probably 5 of their seatposts and a bunch of stems and love their stuff. I am a bigger rider and have had zero issues with any of their products. I don't use the...
11-28-22, 01:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By veganbikes

I wouldn't want to guess I would just want to use...

I wouldn't want to guess I would just want to use a pair of vernier calipers and measure things and confirm before I start buying things. If you have to hammer in a seatpost that is usually a good...
11-28-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By veganbikes

So still very little information but I can do my...

So still very little information but I can do my best. I doubt things will change but if you do read this and understand it please post what bike you have what you are running...give us a sense of...
11-27-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By veganbikes

I am guessing you couldn't check QBP as their...

I am guessing you couldn't check QBP as their website is pretty good and one of the easiest to search on but you can only do so if you work at a shop with a QBP account unless some unscrupulous...
11-27-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By veganbikes

I am sure this has got to be a joke, right? You...

I am sure this has got to be a joke, right? You linked to a cable brake that lists it in the title. In terms of most hydraulic brakes you would be correct but these are all cable brakes and the first...
11-27-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,579
Posted By veganbikes

I think the name sort of outlived the concept to...

I think the name sort of outlived the concept to a point.
11-27-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By veganbikes

No what happened was people don't know the...

No what happened was people don't know the difference between reality and the things they have made up with their mind. V-Brakes are active Shimano Trademark for their version of linear pull brakes....
11-27-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 781
Posted By veganbikes

Wait are you disagreeing that a triangle is a...

Wait are you disagreeing that a triangle is a stronger shape? That is a new one.
11-27-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 745
Posted By veganbikes

Yes you may have because 9 speed the pull ratios...

Yes you may have because 9 speed the pull ratios were the same and didn't change till 10 speed which they diverged and continued that trend because why not.

GRX would be your better bet for using...
11-27-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 781
Posted By veganbikes

That first part is generally correct the UCI does...

That first part is generally correct the UCI does dictate what bikes can be used for UCI competition. However probably the biggest sales for most companies are hybrids and more comfort orientated...
11-26-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By veganbikes

It will be extremely ridiculous on all of the...

It will be extremely ridiculous on all of the silly bikes you post.

They are sensible for racing but I don't know I would put them on a bike I wasn't racing especially one used on regular city...
11-26-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By veganbikes

One could make that argument for the whole forum....

One could make that argument for the whole forum. I wouldn't but one could. It was about a couple minutes of it all not really a long process mostly just some typing quick searching and a little more...
11-26-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah pretty much I love my Spyres but I know...

Yeah pretty much I love my Spyres but I know plenty of folks who love their Klampers I wish I could build two bikes identically to try them out side by side but I think my next bike with disc brakes...
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