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09-19-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,913
Posted By tyrion

We're here to help.

We're here to help.
09-19-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By tyrion

Yeah thanks for the feedback folks. Looks a...

Yeah thanks for the feedback folks. Looks a little shaky.
09-13-23, 03:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,447
Posted By tyrion

Oversized cage with 40 oz Kleen Kanteen under the...

Oversized cage with 40 oz Kleen Kanteen under the down tube; feedbag (stem bag) with normal water bottle up top.

https://bikepacking.com/index/oversized-bottle-cages-for-bike-touring/
08-31-23, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By tyrion

Can a 700c23 handle as much weight as a 700c40 ...

Can a 700c23 handle as much weight as a 700c40
A 40mm wide tire handles weight more gracefully than a 23mm tire.
08-31-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By tyrion

I think every sealant vendor posts recommended...

I think every sealant vendor posts recommended amounts. I usually put in one and and half recommended amount.
08-28-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,908
Posted By tyrion

Steering enables the weight transfer. More...

Steering enables the weight transfer. More specifically, steering moves the tire contact patches out from under the center of mass to cause the lean to enable change of direction.

Even riding no...
08-25-23, 09:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,908
Posted By tyrion

I say every intentional change of direction on a...

I say every intentional change of direction on a bicycle or motorcycle starts with a counter-steer. Might be minute, you usually don't think about it, but it's there.
08-24-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By tyrion

New wheel size? Ok, that's good, but I was really...

New wheel size? Ok, that's good, but I was really hoping for a new bottom bracket standard.
08-18-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By tyrion

I've been a motorcyclist and bicyclist...

I've been a motorcyclist and bicyclist simultaneously for decades and say don't bother switching your bicycle lever. Simply not an issue.
08-07-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By tyrion

Kalloy is good basic stuff, IME. ...

Kalloy is good basic stuff, IME.

https://www.modernbike.com/kalloy-uno-602-seatpost-27.2-x-350mm-black

We will be happy to provide you with more expensive options - all you have to do is ask.
08-07-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By tyrion

A 25mm setback post is common and inexpensive. If...

A 25mm setback post is common and inexpensive. If you need more than that it gets more expensive.

https://velo-orange.com/products/vo-grand-cru-seat-post-long-setback
07-23-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By tyrion

Yep. E-bike business is for losers. ...

Yep. E-bike business is for losers.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/760x570/6c7911377_tdy_130617_leo_toasts_1_32771e787733b2494599424486543ec3528f2682.jpg
"We're in the car...
07-23-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By tyrion

I use Boeshield. Spray it on everything. Frames,...

I use Boeshield. Spray it on everything. Frames, derailleurs, pasta, broccoli - multipurpose stuff.
Forum: Touring
07-21-23, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,479
Posted By tyrion

I think there's no way of avoiding the basic...

I think there's no way of avoiding the basic math, because there's no list what bike has low gears and what bike has higher gears.

Let's ignore the wheel size and just focus on the smallest...
07-19-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By tyrion

Too hip, too limited, too expensive. Maybe a...

Too hip, too limited, too expensive. Maybe a little too ahead of their time.
Forum: Touring
07-17-23, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By tyrion

The Randonee was a "real" touring bike with...

The Randonee was a "real" touring bike with oversized tubes and 36 spoke wheels and 3x10 drivetrain and mounts for front and rear racks. The ADV 2.1...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,110
Posted By tyrion

The cat hair is definitely effective but my cat...

The cat hair is definitely effective but my cat hates being shaved.
07-16-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By tyrion

If you have disc brakes it will be asymmetrical...

If you have disc brakes it will be asymmetrical in a sense - you'll see more of the spokes on the right side.
07-05-23, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By tyrion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0_DhvW6mLk&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0_DhvW6mLk&ab_channel=ATBOY
07-03-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By tyrion

Resin ("organic") pads are quieter than metallic...

Resin ("organic") pads are quieter than metallic pads.

Try the basic caliper alignment by loosening the screws that attach the calipers to the frame, squeeze the brake, then while brake squeezed...
07-02-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By tyrion

I imagine braking puts far more stress on the...

I imagine braking puts far more stress on the brake bridge than hanging the frame would.
07-02-23, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By tyrion

A chain guide might help. ...

A chain guide might help.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x683/tern_mainstay_bike_side_1024x1024_03a9d4e1f7c7e2b8b68628a4659ff6dcac0fa1af.jpg
07-02-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By tyrion

Cable stop that mounts to fork? ...

Cable stop that mounts to fork?

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x960/1277a_silver_70673814a9b52e7a3edfa41c665926c34f7ea593.jpg
06-29-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 311,550
Posted By tyrion

FD-M900 - XTR, living the high life. ...

FD-M900 - XTR, living the high life.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0301_27741031f80d763af6144fd8e026fb33938c9d27.jpeg
Forum: Touring
06-27-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,194
Posted By tyrion

My guess it's the light weight/sidewall...

My guess it's the light weight/sidewall suppleness that's the main factor. Unless you're going fast (20 mph) then the aero becomes more of a factor. Or lots of stop/starts then mass becomes more of a...
06-26-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 311,550
Posted By tyrion

Cockpit weekend. ...

Cockpit weekend.


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/new_cockpit_5281b2085b80c7b9da1fb710cd23f13a3f2ee490.jpeg

...
06-23-23, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,885
Posted By tyrion

24 hours.

24 hours.
06-22-23, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By tyrion

I can see how that noodle that doesn't rotate...

I can see how that noodle that doesn't rotate would be problematic on a bike with a low top tube. I'd contact Paul Components and see if they have any suggestions.
06-20-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By tyrion

I thought that was normal for a sleeve-joined rim.

I thought that was normal for a sleeve-joined rim.
06-18-23, 02:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,847
Posted By tyrion

The most important improvement is probably all...

The most important improvement is probably all the bottom bracket standards we now have to choose from. More choices more better.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,336
Posted By tyrion

because then I would start buying pneumatic tools...

because then I would start buying pneumatic tools and I end up with $500 worth of tools and I'd feel I have to use those tools and start new projects (which inevitably leads to even more tools) all...
06-13-23, 09:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,357
Posted By tyrion

Downcountry is a hybrid of trail and XC.

Downcountry is a hybrid of trail and XC.
06-12-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,357
Posted By tyrion

Haha! I was looking at some "flat bar gravel...

Haha! I was looking at some "flat bar gravel bikes" here:

https://www.cyclingabout.com/best-flat-bar-gravel-bikes-2021/

and found this:
06-12-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 311,550
Posted By tyrion

Got some old XT parts (9 speed) in pretty good...

Got some old XT parts (9 speed) in pretty good shape.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/xt_parts_72a5436a9050d03168f8dffbb9dbbcab762b13c2.jpeg...
06-12-23, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By tyrion

Schwinn Stingray! ...

Schwinn Stingray!

https://www.schwinnbikes.com/products/sting-ray-20?variant=41564850520233
...
06-12-23, 01:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,357
Posted By tyrion

Flat bar gravel bikes are hybrids for cool kids.

Flat bar gravel bikes are hybrids for cool kids.
06-10-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,517
Posted By tyrion

https://www.wiggle.com/us/c/cycle/bike-parts/drive...

https://www.wiggle.com/us/c/cycle/bike-parts/drivetrain/groupsets?brandName=Campagnolo
06-10-23, 01:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,503
Posted By tyrion

17 fatalities, 736 crashes: The shocking toll of...

17 fatalities, 736 crashes: The shocking toll of Tesla’s AutopilotWaPo gifted link:
https://wapo.st/3oZDBsk
06-10-23, 12:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,517
Posted By tyrion

Terrible business planning. /s

Terrible business planning.

/s
06-09-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,684
Posted By tyrion

I don't think Rene Herse has any real competition...

I don't think Rene Herse has any real competition in the fast wide (35mm+) tire category. They (Jan Heine and team) pretty much invented the category.
06-07-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By tyrion

Actually it's not all that difficult. You can get...

Actually it's not all that difficult. You can get a derailleur hanger extender (https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/components/products/roadlink) to work with a larger cassette. I haven't...
Forum: Touring
06-06-23, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By tyrion

Tgtbt

Tgtbt
06-05-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By tyrion

I've been through this, went from 160 to 180 to...

I've been through this, went from 160 to 180 to 203mm on IS brake mounts. I recommend Shimano adapters - I bought some no-name adapters on ebay and the front was too tight without washers to add...
06-05-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By tyrion

That seems like such an obvious and relatively...

That seems like such an obvious and relatively easy win.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIBLTumsxQM&ab_channel=TheRidewithBenDelaney

Shimano ain't saying nuthin'.
Forum: Touring
06-03-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,904
Posted By tyrion

Surly has 4 bikes listed in the touring category...

Surly has 4 bikes listed in the touring category (Disc Trucker, Grappler, Ogre, and Bridge Club), 3 of them being more off-road oriented. I think the off-road ("bikepacking") touring segment is...
06-03-23, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By tyrion

https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/68-bags

https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/68-bags
06-02-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By tyrion

Is there a way to subscribe to just the call girl...

Is there a way to subscribe to just the call girl threads?
06-02-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By tyrion

I'm pretty sure a 'regular' rack will work on...

I'm pretty sure a 'regular' rack will work on that bike. Those disc specific racks were only needed when the brake calipers were located on top/behind the seat stays.
05-31-23, 03:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,783
Posted By tyrion

I think Siberian tigers should have the ultimate...

I think Siberian tigers should have the ultimate right of way.
05-28-23, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,792
Posted By tyrion

I've had a procedure where the hospital insists...

I've had a procedure where the hospital insists on a personal contact of mine to drive me home (I guess hospital assumes I'd be too loopy to navigate Uber or taxi - you know how hospitals can seem...
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