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09-21-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Hmmm

Canti's are great! Enjoy! I really enjoyed...

Canti's are great! Enjoy!

I really enjoyed this article from Cycling Tips on older 'cross bikes with canti's:
...
09-14-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Hmmm

This.

This.
09-06-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By Hmmm

This. Well said.

This. Well said.
09-02-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By Hmmm

Seriously? I ride my CX bike everywhere for loads...

Seriously? I ride my CX bike everywhere for loads of amount of time with no problem. Do you have a terrible back or two broken wrists?
06-24-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,184
Posted By Hmmm

I rode 1x for 2 years on my 'cross bike with road...

I rode 1x for 2 years on my 'cross bike with road tires on it. There was one cog jump in the middle of the cassette that seemed a little big but after a few rides I didn't notice it. Once on a very...
06-21-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,815
Posted By Hmmm

Chaad could be one of two people: 1. David...

Chaad could be one of two people:

1. David Lappartient infiltrating these boards to test the waters of internet gravel culture by posting mysterious gravel sanction threats.
2. Someone who was...
06-18-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,184
Posted By Hmmm

Can we all agree that both are amazing and that...

Can we all agree that both are amazing and that we are beyond privileged to even have an opinion on the matter?
06-15-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,530
Posted By Hmmm

Popped in here to say "Get a TCX". Ok...

Popped in here to say "Get a TCX".

Ok bye.
06-14-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,815
Posted By Hmmm

Please tell me where the UCI has stated or...

Please tell me where the UCI has stated or implied that they will not allow front suspension on "gravel" bikes in these future UCI gravel races that do not exist yet.

I'll wait.
06-12-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,815
Posted By Hmmm

I don't really care what her bike is categorized...

I don't really care what her bike is categorized as. I'm happy for her.

I actually like that gravel bikes can be whatever we want them to be. Maybe they are a road bike that only fits 32mm tires....
06-11-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,184
Posted By Hmmm

I like this answer.

I like this answer.
06-10-21, 01:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,184
Posted By Hmmm

Apex 1x came on the TCX I could afford. Also the...

Apex 1x came on the TCX I could afford. Also the Hydro hoods are my favourite hoods I've ridden with. Love the simplicity of 1x while riding gravel, racing cx, and climbing around on trails. I only...
06-09-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Hmmm

The pink look amazing. Speaking of colored...

The pink look amazing.

Speaking of colored gravel tires, I wish the Sim Works Homage had "faster" reviews. That tire in white or even the minty green would be really fun to have on most bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,472
Posted By Hmmm

Great purchase! I ride a CAAD3 as well and love...

Great purchase! I ride a CAAD3 as well and love it. Welcome to the club.

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05-27-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,036
Posted By Hmmm

Probably this Sim Works Doppo build...

Probably this Sim Works Doppo build (https://theradavist.com/2018/06/a-sim-works-steel-doppo-atb-chubby-road-bike/)

Or anything with a horizontal top tube.
05-25-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Hmmm

The only issue I have had with Apex 1x is while...

The only issue I have had with Apex 1x is while shifting without moving the cranks, or frantically shifting to a larger cog trying to jump cogs as fast as I could (beginner 'cross racer here). The...
05-18-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,735
Posted By Hmmm

So good!!!

So good!!!
05-05-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,840
Posted By Hmmm

This bums me out. Unfortunately I think it's...

This bums me out. Unfortunately I think it's common. Your road riding scene where you live might just suck. I know mine did. Glad I am currently living somewhere with a lot of diversity in the road...
05-05-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,735
Posted By Hmmm

I would love to bring to life an older Trek...

I would love to bring to life an older Trek frame. So many great builds out there. Two right here. Love it.
05-03-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,735
Posted By Hmmm

justin1138 Amazing! What frame is that?

justin1138
Amazing! What frame is that?
04-29-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,641
Posted By Hmmm

This is all great info. I should dig up the...

This is all great info. I should dig up the master tire thread. Just discovered the Challenge Gravel Grinder in 700x42, G-One Bite in 700x45 and Maxxis Rambler in 700x45. I have 40mm Ramblers and...
04-27-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,641
Posted By Hmmm

Love the responses! Keep them coming! Thanks...

Love the responses! Keep them coming! Thanks everyone!
04-26-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,641
Posted By Hmmm

WTB Resolute vs. Rene Herse Hurricane Ridge vs. Ultradynamico Rosť

As many of us are, I'm looking for the sweet spot in rolling resistance, volume, and tread. I love the volume of the WTB Riddler in 700x45, but the plentiful small knobs make them feel like a drag at...
04-22-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

Thank you. It's driving me insane as well.

Thank you.

It's driving me insane as well.
04-16-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

Ahhh makes sense now. Thanks for the context....

Ahhh makes sense now. Thanks for the context. Looks like we are both on very different terrain. But hey! That's what makes this type of cycling so fun. The range of terrain these CX and Gravel bikes...
04-15-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

Maybe we interpret the styles of riding...

Maybe we interpret the styles of riding differently? I honestly don't see much difference between the two. I ride gravel in the spring and summer and hop in a few 'cross races in the fall. I would...
04-14-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

Ahh it's beautiful. I just modernized a CAAD3 and...

Ahh it's beautiful. I just modernized a CAAD3 and I have caught vintage/modern bug. Really cool build. I would get my hands on a vintage 'cross frame.

By loosing affordable entry level 'cross...
04-12-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

Let's see a photo!

Let's see a photo!
04-06-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

I would love to pick up an older canti caad-x...

I would love to pick up an older canti caad-x some day. That being said, I am thankful my 'cross bike can fit 700x45mm tires. I don't believe many 'cross bikes do fit big tires. Which is a shame. I...
04-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,140
Posted By Hmmm

I changed from 700x40's to 700x45's and felt a...

I changed from 700x40's to 700x45's and felt a massive difference. I do not have experience in 650b sizes.
04-05-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By Hmmm

Find a Giant TCX! It's a bummer they are cutting...

Find a Giant TCX! It's a bummer they are cutting down their options for that bike.
04-02-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,313
Posted By Hmmm

Just a few years ago recreational cyclocross made...

Just a few years ago recreational cyclocross made sense. Gravel bikes were not commonplace neither was the term "gravel" so non competitive cyclocross made sense. Bike marketing has really attached...
04-01-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

:)

:)
03-31-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By Hmmm

THIS! Normally I'm on packed dirt fire roads...

THIS!

Normally I'm on packed dirt fire roads or smooth packed dirt singletrack. Smooth packed singletrack is my favorite especially when covered in leaves.
03-30-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

Long live the CX bike!

Long live the CX bike!
03-29-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,600
Posted By Hmmm

These are not bad things. CX bikes are very fun...

These are not bad things. CX bikes are very fun in "gravel". Anyone who tells you otherwise is probably trying to sell you a gravel bike.

Look at the terrain you'll be riding. on smooth stuff...
03-29-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,735
Posted By Hmmm

Awesome! Sounds a lot like Paris. Unexpectedly...

Awesome! Sounds a lot like Paris. Unexpectedly great gravel riding here. I hope to make it over there for some cobbled road rides as soon as travel becomes less complicated!
03-29-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,313
Posted By Hmmm

The word gravel is marketing. Does anyone really...

The word gravel is marketing. Does anyone really ride actual gravel? Probably not. Super annoying but marketings gonna market.

Personally I mostly ride packed dirt. In the fall there are lots of...
03-29-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,735
Posted By Hmmm

Hows the gravel around Brussels? Good looking...

Hows the gravel around Brussels? Good looking bike!
03-23-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,735
Posted By Hmmm

I'm in love. This is great.

I'm in love. This is great.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 492,817
Posted By Hmmm

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03-21-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Hmmm

Another vote for the 32mm GP5000s.

Another vote for the 32mm GP5000s.
03-21-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Hmmm

It depends. Mud and bikes have their place and...

It depends. Mud and bikes have their place and time.
03-18-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Hmmm

Clearance For 700 x 45 = 27.5 x 2.1?

Hey everyone. I currently am using 700 x 45mm WTB Riddlers on my Giant TCX. Going 650b is always a temptation. Here are my 2 questions:

1. If I can fit a 700x45mm tire does that equal out to a...
02-18-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Hmmm

Thanks for the kind words! Those black lightning...

Thanks for the kind words! Those black lightning CAAD7's are amazing. I had to jump on this black one when I saw it.

The bike might be a 2000. It's hard to tell. I found one very similar in the...
02-17-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Hmmm

CAAD3 Modern Groupset

A bit on the edge of vintage and modern. I posted this over in the Cult of CAAD. Maybe it has a home here over as well in Classic and Vintage. I upgraded this CAAD3 with mostly 105 5700 as well as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,180
Posted By Hmmm

Let's do!

Let's do!
02-09-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,354
Posted By Hmmm

Love both the tdf sidewalls as well as these new...

Love both the tdf sidewalls as well as these new ones. I went with Vittoria Corsa G's in 25 as my most recent tires as I was worried about finding a replacement tdf GP5000. If the tdf GP5000 was more...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 3,004,909
Posted By Hmmm

After selling my CAAD10 in 2018 I've always...

After selling my CAAD10 in 2018 I've always wanted to be back in the cult. I just finished putting this CAAD3 together and I'm happy to be on a CAAD again....
02-04-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,555
Views: 305,328
Posted By Hmmm

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The fall leave coverage here makes for some very...
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