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01-28-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,239
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Posted By Germany_chris

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01-25-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,258
Posted By Germany_chris

Here's the thing, I save for retirement, I save...

Here's the thing, I save for retirement, I save for emergencies, I keep money set aside for a couple of vacations every year, and I take my wife out whenever she wants. I have bikes that are rim...
01-25-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,746
Posted By Germany_chris

F'ing new guy F'ing old guy Dumb a**

F'ing new guy
F'ing old guy
Dumb a**
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-23, 03:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 638
Posted By Germany_chris

I've used sealant in tubular tires and it works...

I've used sealant in tubular tires and it works great so it would probably work in clinchers but I've not tried.
01-24-23, 02:47 AM
01-21-23, 03:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 637
Posted By Germany_chris

For flat bars and interrupters I like Paul. My...

For flat bars and interrupters I like Paul. My issue comes with drop bars, I prefer the hood and lever shape of campy, but prefer the shifting of SRAM
01-19-23, 05:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By Germany_chris

The Ultimate Bicycle Owners Manual and Bike Snob...

The Ultimate Bicycle Owners Manual and Bike Snob by BSNYC were entertaining.

If you want the stretch the definition of book then Yehuda Moon

I like Just Ride by Grant Peterson, it wasn't...
01-19-23, 05:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,013
Posted By Germany_chris

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this isnít 40 years oldÖ

You have to go down...
01-16-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,233
Posted By Germany_chris

I have a drinking problem, bikes aren't the cause.

I have a drinking problem, bikes aren't the cause.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-23, 04:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,246
Posted By Germany_chris

While the person you quoted has his sh*t stacked...

While the person you quoted has his sh*t stacked higher than a midwest grain elevator a hubs bearings have nothing to do with it's freehub engagement
01-09-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,531
Posted By Germany_chris

Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes

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01-08-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By Germany_chris

They absolutely are.

They absolutely are.
01-08-23, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,448
Posted By Germany_chris

I think if I were to buy a Chinese branded carbon...

I think if I were to buy a Chinese branded carbon frame Iíd see what Hambini has to say about the brand/frame I liked
01-07-23, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,195
Posted By Germany_chris

I go by top tube length also

I go by top tube length also
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,246
Posted By Germany_chris

I have a King R45 and WI MI5 and I canít really...

I have a King R45 and WI MI5 and I canít really tell the difference between the two while riding.
01-07-23, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,531
Posted By Germany_chris

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Sure, there you go
12-31-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 372,569
Posted By Germany_chris

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In the 50ís today
12-25-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By Germany_chris

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Garmin Explore 2
12-25-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,297
Views: 3,725,049
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-20-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,211
Posted By Germany_chris

They're different bikes.. One has silver...

They're different bikes..

One has silver stuff the other black ...
12-20-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,211
Posted By Germany_chris

I used DD as a way to differentiate it from a...

I used DD as a way to differentiate it from
a race bike though being what it is I probably didnít need to. Without going into a long explanation this bike live at my home and is my...
12-20-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,211
Posted By Germany_chris

The nice part about the VBC and Carmina is they...

The nice part about the VBC and Carmina is they can be any chainring size I want them to be so I'm not worried so much about that.
12-20-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,154
Posted By Germany_chris

Well at least it didn't turn into a disc v rim,...

Well at least it didn't turn into a disc v rim, we decided to kick the other dead horse wide v narrow tires
12-20-22, 01:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,211
Posted By Germany_chris

Daily Driver (DD)

Daily Driver (DD)
12-19-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,211
Posted By Germany_chris

I have two Carmina's ...

I have two Carmina's


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12-19-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,211
Posted By Germany_chris

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That's what it looks like with the WI cranks...
12-19-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,529
Posted By Germany_chris

We don't know how many were built in the initial...

We don't know how many were built in the initial run...

While I'm not well healed this isn't outside my means by any stretch, but then I only own three gas pipe bikes which free's up money for...
12-14-22, 02:14 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,925
Posted By Germany_chris

We should talk disc brake v rim brake, steel v...

We should talk disc brake v rim brake, steel v carbon, wide tires v narrow tires, and electronic shifting v mechanical shifting since we've not talked about those things much.
12-13-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,529
Posted By Germany_chris

I am people and I like and agree with both men. ...

I am people and I like and agree with both men.

The internet dunks on Jan no matter what he does, he announces his colab with Open and people complain that he's supposed to be old school and...
12-11-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Germany_chris

Thanks for the recommendations because I'm a...

Thanks for the recommendations because I'm a simple guy I ordered these (https://www.paulcomp.com/shop/service-parts/brake-pads/carbon-rim-brake-pads/) they're Koolstop and will fit my brakes, if i'm...
12-08-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Germany_chris

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It's going on this Surly, it weighs 11kg built like this, if i remove the...
Forum: Touring
12-08-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,570
Posted By Germany_chris

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So based on what Berthoud said and the IG picture...
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 03:41 PM
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,558
Posted By Germany_chris

In 2022 I can't believe we're arguing RH tires v...

In 2022 I can't believe we're arguing RH tires v the rest..
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,558
Posted By Germany_chris

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Hereís my Cross Check from my Berlin trip in...
Forum: Touring
12-07-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,558
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-04-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Germany_chris

If you're not stuck on the B17 shape the Berthoud...

If you're not stuck on the B17 shape the Berthoud might be the answer. The nose is thinner than the Brooks but that leads to a more exaggerated flare which isn't pretty but my rear and junk...
12-04-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Germany_chris

I think the leather is going to give you more...

I think the leather is going to give you more dampening than Ti rails

If by French saddle youíre talking Berthoud keep in mind their shape is very different from Brooks and Ideal
12-03-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,035
Posted By Germany_chris

I have Paul brakes on all of my bikes because...

I have Paul brakes on all of my bikes because they give me the best braking performance in their class.

If I were to build a new bike tomorrow it would have Paul brakes.
12-01-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,011
Posted By Germany_chris

Down by the Rhein in Wiesbaden.

Down by the Rhein in Wiesbaden.
11-30-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 579
Posted By Germany_chris

Id have a look here ...

Id have a look here

https://www.fahrradmanufaktur.de/en/bike/bikes-2022.php
11-27-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,913
Posted By Germany_chris

IMHO itís at nice bike at an approachable price...

IMHO itís at nice bike at an approachable price with the benefit of a warranty.
11-24-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Germany_chris

So tomorrow Iím going to google these and see if...

So tomorrow Iím going to google these and see if I can figure out how they work
11-14-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,562
Posted By Germany_chris

I ride steel bikes because I like the way the...

I ride steel bikes because I like the way the look, it doesn't matter what type of bike I was looking to build it would be steel.
11-07-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,504
Posted By Germany_chris

Iíd love to take the drugs youíre on, missing the...

Iíd love to take the drugs youíre on, missing the point is something is a benefit in this day and age.

Rene Herse is all about performance, performance comes in many packages carbon is one of...
11-07-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7,998
Views: 899,538
Posted By Germany_chris

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10-26-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,330
Posted By Germany_chris

Ok Iíll add the final nail in the carbon v steel...

Ok Iíll add the final nail in the carbon v steel troll thread

What would Grant do?
10-08-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By Germany_chris

Iíll be that guy.. I would put zero dollars...

Iíll be that guy..

I would put zero dollars in 27Ē wheels and tires, longer reach brakes just donít cost enough to make me buy in into a dead wheel size. 32/36 spoke 700c wheels can be found dirt...
10-07-22, 02:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm also a fan of big rotors I just don't see a...

I'm also a fan of big rotors I just don't see a downside.
10-04-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Germany_chris

Can someone explain this to the slow kid.. I...

Can someone explain this to the slow kid..

I don't get it
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