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Forum: Fatbikes
11-28-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

If you are bouncing on fat bike tires you need so...

If you are bouncing on fat bike tires you need so smooth out your cadence.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,131
Posted By prj71

I went from 28mm Continental GP5000s to 32mm...

I went from 28mm Continental GP5000s to 32mm Continental GP5000s. Night and day difference in comfort and I can go faster over the rougher sections of pavement with the 32mm tires. Would never go...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By prj71

Yes. That is all you need to do. More than likely...

Yes. That is all you need to do. More than likely it will dry up some. My mountain bike use has stopped now that winter is here and I won't touch it until sometime in April. At that point I will add...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-21-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

Same here. Met up with some friends last Thursday...

Same here. Met up with some friends last Thursday to do a trail ride on the snow. One of the guy invites someone new to join. New guy shows up with a 29er FS mountain bike. Needless to say...he did a...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-21-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

You just proved my point. Maybe this will help...

You just proved my point. Maybe this will help you understand. A mountain bike or hybrid bike with studded tires couldn't go on any of the places shown in these videos. Tires would sink in and you'd...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-21-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

^^^Totally clueless.

^^^Totally clueless.
Forum: Fatbikes
11-18-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By prj71

Just get the proper wheelset.

Just get the proper wheelset.
11-17-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By prj71

Hi anything from sram or shimano yw

Hi anything from sram or shimano yw
11-17-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By prj71

No.

No.
11-17-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 713
Posted By prj71

I've been taking the HMB for a few months. ...

I've been taking the HMB for a few months. Notice recovery time is much shorter.
11-17-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,462
Posted By prj71

Ross Mt. Hood. That was my first Mountain bike. ...

Ross Mt. Hood. That was my first Mountain bike. Somewhere between 1985 and 1987.
11-16-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,504
Posted By prj71

Friend of mine owns a bike shop. Floor is full...

Friend of mine owns a bike shop. Floor is full of bikes. Warehouse is full of bikes that aren't even put together yet and he says he has no buyers.

Pandemic bike boom has ended.

Also seeing a...
11-16-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 877
Posted By prj71

There are so many choices out there. Oakley is...

There are so many choices out there. Oakley is only one.

I wear the P-17 glasses.

https://www.wileyx.com/prescription
11-16-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 750
Posted By prj71

So mountain bike handlbars don't suck. Sounds...

So mountain bike handlbars don't suck. Sounds like you have some fit issues.

I'd shorten the stem and get a riser bar like this. It brings you up a little higher so you aren't putting as much...
11-15-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 744
Posted By prj71

On 100mm suspension after you account for sag you...

On 100mm suspension after you account for sag you don't even notice the change in geometry. It's not significant enough to be noticeable. Now if it was 120mm I'd agree with you.
11-15-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 744
Posted By prj71

It's not a big deal on that bike. It has 100mm...

It's not a big deal on that bike. It has 100mm front end.

I put rigid carbon fork on my Niner Air Nine (turned it into a gravel road bike) and the AC is now smaller than it was with the 100mm fork...
11-15-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 744
Posted By prj71

Rigid fork...Sucks on trails. OK for gravel and...

Rigid fork...Sucks on trails. OK for gravel and forest roads.
11-15-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,922
Posted By prj71

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d...

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=cannondale+frame+cracks
11-14-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,922
Posted By prj71

The thing is the funny ryhming nickname came...

The thing is the funny ryhming nickname came about BECAUSE there was a widespread and widely known issue with Cannondale frames being notorious for cracking. The funny name didn't just didn't get...
11-14-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,315
Posted By prj71

Sounds miserable.

Sounds miserable.
11-11-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,922
Posted By prj71

Not sure if they are any better now. How long ago...

Not sure if they are any better now. How long ago is back in the day?

I had a 2016 Cannondale Bad Habit Mountain bike. It was a piece of ****. The rear swing arm cracked on it twice (crackandfail...
11-11-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,642
Posted By prj71

Making stuff up?!!! Oh hell no!!! Saw it...

Making stuff up?!!! Oh hell no!!!

Saw it with my own two eyes up close and personal on rail trails and paved bike trails this summer. When someone is weaving all over the trail when you are...
11-10-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,642
Posted By prj71

I saw it happening for the first time this year...

I saw it happening for the first time this year in a bunch of places I went.

People with low bike skill and low motivation to actually pedal and and physically exert themselves make up the largest...
11-10-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,315
Posted By prj71

It's called a fat bike. There is no off-season. ...

It's called a fat bike. There is no off-season.

I also pick up snow shoeing in the winter to compliment the fat biking.

...
11-10-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,504
Posted By prj71

This^^^

This^^^
11-10-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,922
Posted By prj71

https://www.framedbikes.com/collections/gravel-bik...

https://www.framedbikes.com/collections/gravel-bikes
Forum: Fatbikes
11-10-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By prj71

Yes. Missed that. Either way...not going to...

Yes. Missed that.

Either way...not going to find anything cheap for fat wheels. And if you do they will be junk.
11-07-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By prj71

No reason you can't do a 120 mm fork.

No reason you can't do a 120 mm fork.
Forum: Fatbikes
11-07-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By prj71

You never mentioned inexpensive.

You never mentioned inexpensive.
11-04-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By prj71

Waterproof hiking boots. Then you can wear...

Waterproof hiking boots. Then you can wear whatever socks you want.

Bread bags have the opposite effect. They hold in moisture/sweat from your feet making things worse. Not a good idea at all.
11-04-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,130
Posted By prj71

Darn stylish trousers!!! They need reinforcement...

Darn stylish trousers!!! They need reinforcement panels!!!
11-04-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,171
Posted By prj71

Asymmetric. Another word for OC. I have...

Asymmetric. Another word for OC.

I have these on my mountain bike.

https://btlos.com/mountain-bike/coating-free-asymmetric-27mm-inner-width-xc-trail-shallow-carbon-wheelset
11-04-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,130
Posted By prj71

I'm still trying to figure out why one would be...

I'm still trying to figure out why one would be riding a bike and wearing trousers.
11-04-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,520
Posted By prj71

You don't need to worry about parts availability....

You don't need to worry about parts availability. So many parts available from online retailers that if the LBS doesn't have it someone else will. And you are not locked into a Specialized store if...
11-02-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,929
Posted By prj71

A lot of things keep me from riding more...Namely...

A lot of things keep me from riding more...Namely other hobbies: Trout fishing, grouse hunting, snow shoeing. Then there is bad weather and work. I do a fair amount of trout fishing between the...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-02-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By prj71

https://www.speedgearbike.com/439078363/category/1...

https://www.speedgearbike.com/439078363/category/1199853/nextie-carbon-26-275?
Forum: Fatbikes
11-02-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By prj71

Nextie Xiphias or HED. Chris King and We Are...

Nextie Xiphias or HED.

Chris King and We Are One don't make carbon fat bike wheels.
11-02-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By prj71

I prefer TIRES myself.

I prefer TIRES myself.
11-02-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,520
Posted By prj71

What Koyote said. I see more SRAM components than...

What Koyote said. I see more SRAM components than anything on bikes these days. Have yet to see any campy at all at any bike shop ever.
11-02-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,520
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure I ever said they are gouging me on...

I'm not sure I ever said they are gouging me on price. But I have stated that my local bike shop prices are always higher than what I can buy the same items for online. And that includes the...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-27-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

Bikes are starting to be discounted again. My...

Bikes are starting to be discounted again. My friend owns a bike shop. Says his floor and warehouse are full and bikes aren't selling.

Covid sales of used bikes are starting to show up also.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-27-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

It's not fading away. It just peaked. There was...

It's not fading away. It just peaked. There was an explosion of fat bike sales from ~2014-2021. Now the majority of people that wanted a fat bike have one so sales have slowed.

With niche use...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-25-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

You should cross the cheddar curtan sometime and...

You should cross the cheddar curtan sometime and give the Iron Bull, The Bear and The Burgr95 a try sometime.
10-25-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,520
Posted By prj71

I have 4 local bike shops...Trek, Specialized,...

I have 4 local bike shops...Trek, Specialized, Giant and Pivot.

If I price a cassette, chain, brake pads, chain rings or other parts from them, they are always $5-$20 more than I can buy online...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-25-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

Yeah. There's a fine line there where the fat...

Yeah. There's a fine line there where the fat tires are better over rough stuff and sand vs. gravel bike tires. Where one has the advantage, the other doesn't.
10-25-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,520
Posted By prj71

Funny how all of these online retailers have...

Funny how all of these online retailers have parts but the bike shops can't get them from their distributors. Why is that?

If I buy the parts online and bring them to the bike shop for...
10-25-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By prj71

If I did winter cycling on roads covered with...

If I did winter cycling on roads covered with ice, snow, salt and sand I would just buy a Walmart bike and dispose of it the following spring.
10-25-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By prj71

No such thing as bad weather. Just bad clothing....

No such thing as bad weather. Just bad clothing. :D
Forum: Fatbikes
10-25-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

Each has their place.

Each has their place.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-25-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,696
Posted By prj71

You would have had a better finish time if your...

You would have had a better finish time if your bike was about 15 lbs lighter!!! :D
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