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06-14-24, 09:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,412
Posted By prj71

I would agree with you concerning TPU tubes. The...

I would agree with you concerning TPU tubes. The tire size range is printed right on the box and TPU doesn't stretch like the common rubber tube, so it should be a common sense thing.

With rubber...
06-10-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By prj71

Move your seat forward. It should take care of...

Move your seat forward. It should take care of 99% of the issue. It will distribute the weight towards the front of the bike making climbs more controllable.
06-05-24, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 3,928,719
Posted By prj71

That would not be a gravel bike. ^^

That would not be a gravel bike. ^^
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,889
Posted By prj71

OK. Can we talk about rubber seat posts?

OK. Can we talk about rubber seat posts?
05-21-24, 07:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,348
Posted By prj71

weird. I just ride with friends. no club...

weird. I just ride with friends. no club involved.
05-21-24, 06:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,412
Posted By prj71

You guys with flats are pinching them during...

You guys with flats are pinching them during installation. User error.

I've been using Schwalbe Aerothan for 2 years now with zero flats..
05-16-24, 09:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,023
Posted By prj71

I find it funny people actually pay for this...

I find it funny people actually pay for this stuff.

When the weather gets bad...just get better clothing or in the case of winter get a fat bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,889
Posted By prj71

The reason it fell out of favor is because it's...

The reason it fell out of favor is because it's wood.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-24, 07:49 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,889
Posted By prj71

What do you think about a wood chain ring?

What do you think about a wood chain ring?
05-14-24, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,336
Posted By prj71

More than likely if it sat around for ~4 years it...

More than likely if it sat around for ~4 years it never got properly broke in and adjusted. What you describe is nothing serious at all.

If it's not a stiff chain as described above, then it's...
05-14-24, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 454,864
Posted By prj71

Hungry Bear Gravel Race in WI ...

Hungry Bear Gravel Race in WI

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05-13-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,805
Posted By prj71

44's but they actually measure 45 when I put the...

44's but they actually measure 45 when I put the micrometer on them.

For me, 40s are too small for some of the gravel roads I ride for pleasure or in races. Mostly the sections that have sand, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-24, 09:34 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,408
Posted By prj71

Yup. I get that. I play guitar as well.

Yup. I get that. I play guitar as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-24, 04:07 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,408
Posted By prj71

That's just it. As I mentioned before fly...

That's just it. As I mentioned before fly fishing is my other hobby (I guided for 10 years) and once you get past the $500 price point for a fly rod it's nothing but diminishing returns. It's more...
05-09-24, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,805
Posted By prj71

After the 116 mile gravel race I did this past...

After the 116 mile gravel race I did this past weekend the Thunderos did everything I could ask for and they did it well. Mud, sand, packed gravel, loose gravel, 2 track fire roads littered with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-24, 12:31 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,408
Posted By prj71

Bingo. It's very prevalent within the...

Bingo.

It's very prevalent within the apparel industry.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,408
Posted By prj71

Ha!!! The race director thought he would...

Ha!!!

The race director thought he would throw that and a 3 mile section of sand in the race. Gotta keep everyone on their toes!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-24, 08:26 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,408
Posted By prj71

Definitely!!! Got pay attention sometimes!! There...

Definitely!!! Got pay attention sometimes!! There were also times, where I was grouped with other racers and we worked with each other at times for drafting. That's when I was able to see what others...
05-02-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,714
Posted By prj71

No identity. Just a guy that rides bikes.

No identity. Just a guy that rides bikes.
04-30-24, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By prj71

The Trek will have better re-sale value down the...

The Trek will have better re-sale value down the road. REI...not so much.
04-29-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,801
Posted By prj71

Great!!! Now Bruce is left with nowhere to buy...

Great!!! Now Bruce is left with nowhere to buy a bike since everyone doped!!

Those guys (pro cyclists and many other sports figures) are still doping to this day. It's just a matter of getting...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-24, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,990
Posted By prj71

I think the word I would choose is "weirdo" ...

I think the word I would choose is "weirdo"

:lol:
04-29-24, 10:09 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,801
Posted By prj71

Using this logic, you probably shouldn't buy 99%...

Using this logic, you probably shouldn't buy 99% of the things you own, because someone, somewhere out there in corporate America is wronging someone!!
04-24-24, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,378
Posted By prj71

There are people that still believe 23 road tires...

There are people that still believe 23 road tires are faster than 32s. That is not the case.
04-18-24, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,629
Posted By prj71

That's user error. Not a problem with the device.

That's user error. Not a problem with the device.
04-17-24, 01:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By prj71

Jeepers. Next thing you know you'll tell me...

Jeepers.

Next thing you know you'll tell me you have a 2 soup cans with a string between them for communication and use a horse and buggy to go to work.
04-15-24, 03:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By prj71

Ditto. Used their system once and never...

Ditto.

Used their system once and never again. I sold a wheelset and Facebook holds the payment even though the product is shipped and it took them 2+ weeks to get me my money.

When I sell or...
04-15-24, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,805
Posted By prj71

I'm thinking 45 on the rear is max for me which...

I'm thinking 45 on the rear is max for me which I'm OK with. Pretty sure I could fit 48-50 on the front. Scott Addict Gravel.
04-15-24, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,805
Posted By prj71

Finally had a break in the weather here and I...

Finally had a break in the weather here and I finally had some free time to try my new Thunderos mounted front and rear. 700 x 45. Ride consisted of chunky gravel, loose gravel (from the grader),...
04-12-24, 03:30 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,801
Posted By prj71

Trek makes a good bike. I have two of them. I...

Trek makes a good bike. I have two of them. I could give two ***** about something in the past.
04-05-24, 02:07 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 23,619
Posted By prj71

You know what's more expensive than a modern...

You know what's more expensive than a modern bike?

Hospital stays and drugs that are required from living a sedentary lifestyle.
03-28-24, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 454,864
Posted By prj71

How are you liking your Thunderos? I just...

How are you liking your Thunderos? I just mounted my new ones over the weekend on some ICAN Cycling carbon wheels, but I haven't had a chance to ride them yet. We got hit with a bunch of snow over...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-28-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,338
Posted By prj71

Try 95 miles on a fatty. I've done it.

Try 95 miles on a fatty. I've done it.
03-28-24, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,299
Posted By prj71

I'm glad you said it!!!!

I'm glad you said it!!!!
03-26-24, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By prj71

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03-20-24, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By prj71

$300 = Department Store Bike Shaped Object.

$300 = Department Store Bike Shaped Object.
03-15-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,850
Posted By prj71

Yeah!!! What's the disruption?! Are we...

Yeah!!! What's the disruption?!

Are we going to have to send in Knuckles and Rocko?
03-14-24, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By prj71

Exactly!!!! Dedicated cycling computers are...

Exactly!!!!

Dedicated cycling computers are relatively cheap these days.
03-10-24, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,805
Posted By prj71

I just ordered some Thunderos on Friday. Should...

I just ordered some Thunderos on Friday. Should have them this week.
03-10-24, 07:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,023
Posted By prj71

I wouldn't buy a FS bike older than 2015. There...

I wouldn't buy a FS bike older than 2015. There have been to many great updates since then.
03-07-24, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,628
Posted By prj71

This isn't just Trek. It's all the bike...

This isn't just Trek. It's all the bike companies. The Covid boom has ended and now they have to face reality.

Quite frankly, I'm glad this is happening. I get that the market dictates price but...
03-01-24, 09:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,317
Posted By prj71

Ditto. I just read about them on the...

Ditto.

I just read about them on the internet and how they have shiny 50th anniversary parts.
02-29-24, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 3,928,719
Posted By prj71

Scott Addict Gravel 30

Scott Addict Gravel 30
02-29-24, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 3,928,719
Posted By prj71

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02-23-24, 04:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,710
Posted By prj71

Holy crap. The bike components we have now are...

Holy crap. The bike components we have now are well engineered and crafted. They are just black instead of looking like shiny jewelry bits. Your statement couldn't be more off base.
02-21-24, 10:02 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,710
Posted By prj71

It's not the dirt I'm referring to. It's the oil...

It's not the dirt I'm referring to. It's the oil from the chain and whatever black crap kicks up off the road. I happen to have a white bike. After every ride I have black splotches all over the...
02-20-24, 10:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,564
Posted By prj71

When I put my summer bikes away last fall they...

When I put my summer bikes away last fall they were all working just fine. I've never gone over them in the spring. Just grab and go.

I too have never had to walk home.
02-20-24, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By prj71

I have some 700 x 400 terra speed right now and...

I have some 700 x 400 terra speed right now and it's an awesome tire. While I do have another WTB riddler coming to match the front, I'm contemplating picking up a 700 x 45 terra trail for the front...
02-19-24, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By prj71

Ha!!! I did get it at a pretty good price. Bikes...

Ha!!! I did get it at a pretty good price. Bikes are being heavily discounted these days.

Mismatched tires are my doing. It came with 700 x 45 Schwalbe G-One Bite which only measure out at 43. I...
02-19-24, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By prj71

Since you guys were of no help at all, I bought a...

Since you guys were of no help at all, I bought a Scott Addict Gravel. :D


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