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06-10-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By walnutz

I think the Rene Herse website posts the weights.

I think the Rene Herse website posts the weights.
06-02-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,120
Posted By walnutz

This is the correct answer. Donít like it? Donít...

This is the correct answer. Donít like it? Donít use it. Itís not Stravaís job to protect your privacy.
06-01-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By walnutz

Interesting, thanks!

Interesting, thanks!
06-01-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By walnutz

Wow! Will put them on the list for when my RHs...

Wow! Will put them on the list for when my RHs have to be retired. Thanks!
06-01-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By walnutz

Random assorted 650b gravel tire reviews

I spent the last year experimenting with different tires after discovering and converting religiously to 650b. I figured I would put this out there for anyone who is interested. Happy to answer...
05-25-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By walnutz

Honestly, I went from "Gravel bikes are a...

Honestly, I went from "Gravel bikes are a marketing gimmick" to "Everyone should be riding gravel bikes.".
I bought an REI ADV 3.1 during lockdown with my stimulus money and subsequently sold all my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By walnutz

Get the one that made you cry. I didnít read...

Get the one that made you cry. I didnít read after that.
05-17-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By walnutz

looks like tons of fun! Nice. 👍🏻

looks like tons of fun! Nice. 👍🏻
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,972
Posted By walnutz

This is the only thing that really matters in...

This is the only thing that really matters in this thread so far :)
05-01-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,151
Posted By walnutz

Gotta disagree with you there. People take these...

Gotta disagree with you there. People take these tests pretty seriously, which is why they come up in all these discussions 😝
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,972
Posted By walnutz

Disclaimer: All of the following may only have...

Disclaimer: All of the following may only have taken place in my head and is not based on anything scientific.

Purely anecdotal, but I didnít like when I had lighter wheels, Iím not a heavy person...
04-30-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,403
Posted By walnutz

Not to muddy things further, but I was unable to...

Not to muddy things further, but I was unable to get extralights to hold sealant even after adding bucketfulls of sealant and letting them sit flat for extended periods, sloshing sealant around, and...
04-27-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,403
Posted By walnutz

Only if you are using disc brakes.

Only if you are using disc brakes.
04-19-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By walnutz

Used to own this model. IIRC itís the last year...

Used to own this model. IIRC itís the last year they made them in the States. The only bike that Iíve sold that I wish I still had :(
04-15-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,209
Posted By walnutz

on gravel...

on gravel...
Forum: Foo
04-14-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,465
Posted By walnutz

Get my second Moderna in a few weeks. I've heard...

Get my second Moderna in a few weeks. I've heard it's rough, but everyone's different. Kudos!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,066
Posted By walnutz

If thatís an extremely dirty chain, Iím in...

If thatís an extremely dirty chain, Iím in trouble 😮. As for OP, that is a really bizarre failure, glad it didnít cause any major issues.
04-08-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,151
Posted By walnutz

Everything ok over there?

Everything ok over there?
04-08-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,151
Posted By walnutz

Not gonna weigh in on what's faster. For me,...

Not gonna weigh in on what's faster. For me, wider tires are just more fun. Hopping curbs, riding dirt, taking single track spurs off the main road/trail, experiencing overall more comfort even on...
04-05-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By walnutz

I use dry lube in central Texas and definitely...

I use dry lube in central Texas and definitely makes it easier to keep a clean drivetrain. I get caught in the rain sometimes and just make sure to relube. I use Finish Line and I swear it almost...
03-27-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By walnutz

Check out the soma Fabrications Further bottle

Check out the soma Fabrications Further bottle
Forum: Touring
03-27-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By walnutz

Panaracer Gravelking slicks.

Panaracer Gravelking slicks.
03-16-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 35,811
Posted By walnutz

Big bikes need love too ;)

Big bikes need love too ;)
03-06-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,006
Posted By walnutz

In this thread: ďYou enjoy cycling differently...

In this thread: ďYou enjoy cycling differently than I do and this frightens and confuses me and I need to tell you why you are wrongĒ

Edit: Feel free to substitute ďthis threadĒ for ďBikeForumsĒ
03-05-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,006
Posted By walnutz

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)
02-28-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,195
Posted By walnutz

Let us know how it goes. Thereís always a lot of...

Let us know how it goes. Thereís always a lot of curiosity about BikesDirect bikes. Iíve had a few myself.
02-26-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,195
Posted By walnutz

At tad out of your range, and itís a bit basic...

At tad out of your range, and itís a bit basic but here: https://www.rei.com/product/150008/pure-cycles-gravel-adventure-bike
02-16-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,458
Posted By walnutz

Yeah, there was too much rub, had to take them...

Yeah, there was too much rub, had to take them off. Using the Tektro 559 calipers. Currently running 650b x 42 and itís fine.
02-14-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 35,811
Posted By walnutz

Love it. What frame is this?

Love it. What frame is this?
Forum: Touring
02-13-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531
Posted By walnutz

You have the perfect tires for your purposes.

You have the perfect tires for your purposes.
02-12-21, 08:18 PM
02-11-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,734
Posted By walnutz

Yeah, I gather they are the go-to if youíre not...

Yeah, I gather they are the go-to if youíre not going hydraulic. I have them and have no issues.
01-23-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,156
Posted By walnutz

Yeah, Iíve tried their extralights tubeless and...

Yeah, Iíve tried their extralights tubeless and they never sealed even with buckets of sealant. Not worth the trouble tubeless. Had the same pinholes you are describing.

I got endurance casing...
01-12-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By walnutz

noice.

noice.
01-06-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,013
Posted By walnutz

I mean, idk, why force it? Itís ok to not like...

I mean, idk, why force it? Itís ok to not like it. Sometimes I just want to coast and I use the freewheel.

Is there a particular reason you want to ride fixed?
01-04-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By walnutz

ok, tried again, on a firmer surface over towels...

ok, tried again, on a firmer surface over towels and it worked!
01-04-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By walnutz

Tried that a little bit and it didnít seem to...

Tried that a little bit and it didnít seem to budge. Will keep experimenting though, thanks!
01-04-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By walnutz

Pawl stuck in DT Swiss hub

Long story but what matters is that I put the pawl in without the spring and now it is stuck. Rather annoyed with myself. Any suggestions on getting it out?
...
01-03-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,571
Posted By walnutz

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1527/421acf98_4ca8_4724_8a00_66ebbc0b1ff1_3928c9d5dd6e7df5f49e76124a6deac41ec12f7c.jpeg
12-27-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,129
Posted By walnutz

I go back and forth on this. If you can afford...

I go back and forth on this. If you can afford it, give them a shot. I ride their 48mm with endurance casing for my commute. They're fine and seem flat proof, but I would not say they ride any better...
12-27-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By walnutz

Your comment isn't very helpful... buuuut, open...

Your comment isn't very helpful... buuuut, open in private/incognito mode, or clear your cookies. Or just ignore it.
12-23-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,129
Posted By walnutz

Gravel is not dirt tho. Edit to...

Gravel is not dirt tho.

Edit to add/reiterate: Fat slicks will cover road and gravel; and hardpack dirt, since that has entered the convo.
12-23-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,129
Posted By walnutz

I would just add these will be your road tires as...

I would just add these will be your road tires as well.
Replies: 14
Views: 3,571
Posted By walnutz

I have both. RH endurance casing seems...

I have both. RH endurance casing seems significantly more robust to me. Iím pretty sure the sealant in them has dried out but I havenít refilled them bc Iím honestly not worried about flatting (I do...
Forum: Commuting
12-20-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,564
Posted By walnutz

While not bike-specific, I've found that Kuhl...

While not bike-specific, I've found that Kuhl makes slimmer, technical pants with ventilation that seems durable and are presentable at work. In Texas I can only commute in pants in the middle of...
12-10-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,104
Posted By walnutz

This is some next level trolling.

This is some next level trolling.
12-08-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,203
Posted By walnutz

Wheels+1. Now you're talking :) In...

Wheels+1. Now you're talking :)

In seriousness, I would say if you are interested in the bike, try it and you may end up really like 650b. Worst case, you sell the wheels as 650b is so hot right...
12-07-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,203
Posted By walnutz

fwiw I have been riding 650b on my roadie since...

fwiw I have been riding 650b on my roadie since April and will never go back to 700c. I just converted my fixie to 650b as well and love it.
No loss in speed, more comfort, more traction, no pinch...
12-06-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,203
Posted By walnutz

Man, I don't need it at all, but the Super...

Man, I don't need it at all, but the Super Professional looks so fun. Love the paint.
11-29-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,458
Posted By walnutz

If it makes you feel any better, I think the...

If it makes you feel any better, I think the Horizons are a bridge too far, width-wise. Was getting a little bit of rub on the chain stays during during my commute. Will have to go to 42s.
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