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07-21-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Toadmeister

Did you have a question? maybe try the...

Did you have a question?

maybe try the Gravel forum?
07-10-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Toadmeister

LOL, I donít go on vacation to somewhere warm in...

LOL, I donít go on vacation to somewhere warm in the winter to excersize indoors!
07-05-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Toadmeister

i see what you did thereÖ

i see what you did thereÖ
06-14-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,044
Posted By Toadmeister

Jos Walsh sang of the Rocky Mountain Way and...

Jos Walsh sang of the Rocky Mountain Way and definitely did LOTS of drugs.

Ive seen them both in concert actually. Good times.
06-13-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,044
Posted By Toadmeister

John Denver got Rocky Mountain high. So there’s...

John Denver got Rocky Mountain high. So there’s that.
06-06-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,853
Posted By Toadmeister

Good for him. I hear biking is really great for...

Good for him. I hear biking is really great for people with Parkinsonís.
06-02-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By Toadmeister

Yes. Go tubeless. Why youíd want to fart...

Yes. Go tubeless. Why youíd want to fart around this option is beyond me.
06-01-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By Toadmeister

My Gravel Bike (Jamis Renegade, 700x40 tires)...

My Gravel Bike (Jamis Renegade, 700x40 tires) became my (all) road bike as it is just so much more comfortable and versatile than my old skinny tire road bike. I don’t care about speed or racing. ...
05-31-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,753
Posted By Toadmeister

I started with a 40t chainring and 11-40t...

I started with a 40t chainring and 11-40t cassette on my Jamis Renegade. It’s pretty hilly in my area, I’m not racing, and I’m a 6’4” 270# Clyde so I switched to a 36t chainring. The hills got a...
05-29-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By Toadmeister

[/size] Your not wrong on the paint scratch...

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Your not wrong on the paint scratch thing, but trucks are made to be used and abused. I always laugh at those ďBroĒ guys with shiny trucks and Big fuel guzzling engines that only use them...
05-18-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,021
Posted By Toadmeister

The #2 cause of flats is the first flat you had...

The #2 cause of flats is the first flat you had just fixed.
05-11-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 979
Posted By Toadmeister

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you...

It’s like your trying to seek out porn when you can just get the real thing instead?
05-08-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Toadmeister

thanks!

thanks!
05-03-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,007
Posted By Toadmeister

So all this time as a 270# Clydesdale I’ve been...

So all this time as a 270# Clydesdale I’ve been doing it wrong?
05-03-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,007
Posted By Toadmeister

Einstein’s Laws of Relativity accurately predict...

Einstein’s Laws of Relativity accurately predict your mass increases as you approach the speed of light, so...
04-18-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By Toadmeister

m $0.02 go with the wider tire for comfort. ...

m $0.02 go with the wider tire for comfort. Speed difference is probably negligible, in fact the wider tire may be faster on gravel.
04-18-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,125
Posted By Toadmeister

I might have missed it, but have you considered...

I might have missed it, but have you considered or tried out 650b wheels?

my wife is similar sized to you and got her the Kona Rove, 650b. Tires are 47mm WTB Ventures and Very comfy. Tubeless...
04-17-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By Toadmeister

I’m 6’4” 270” and love my Brooks, I have 3...

I’m 6’4” 270” and love my Brooks, I have 3 different models.

C19 Carved is my newest favorite. Has required no break in. My other leather B17 took a LONG time to break in.
04-12-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,923
Posted By Toadmeister

as a big Clydesdale myself, I much prefer the...

as a big Clydesdale myself, I much prefer the comfort of a steel bike over aluminum on roads. The steel eats up the chatter better and I tend to actual break things made of aluminum over time. I used...
04-11-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,923
Posted By Toadmeister

I’m 6’4” 270#. I ride a Jamis Renegade for...

I’m 6’4” 270#.

I ride a Jamis Renegade for road and light gravel and trail , 1x11 SRAM Apex 1, drop bars.

I ride a salsa Fargo with 2.8” wide tires for mostly off-road, bikepacking, single...
03-21-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Toadmeister

You won’t earn any points with the bike bunnies,...

You won’t earn any points with the bike bunnies, unless they don’t notice. Just distract them with the bulge in your shorts.
02-17-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,829
Posted By Toadmeister

Probably because you needed 401 miles to break it...

Probably because you needed 401 miles to break it in ;)
Forum: Fatbikes
01-29-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,203
Posted By Toadmeister

I make this fat tire look skinny.. DD Fat...

I make this fat tire look skinny..

DD Fat tire race last weekend, Dubuque Iowa. I was the biggest/heaviest rider and came in last place ;). Iím happy to have finished, a few riders didnít.

...
01-27-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By Toadmeister

I had heard the Moloko was heavy being steel. ...

I had heard the Moloko was heavy being steel. The first time I picked it up I laughed as I thought it was light! Iím not a gram counter. That Kinekt seat post is definitely heavy by comparison...
01-27-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By Toadmeister

Good thread, I just bought a Kinekt to out on my...

Good thread, I just bought a Kinekt to out on my Salsa Fargo, which will be using a Moloko bar. Cant wait to try it out.
01-25-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,684
Posted By Toadmeister

Carbon fiber can help reduce road chatter, the...

Carbon fiber can help reduce road chatter, the high frequency vibrations which often cause discomfort over time. That said, your tires and pressure will have a larger impact in this aspect.
01-20-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By Toadmeister

as Stickney said, WOOL. Specifically merino base...

as Stickney said, WOOL. Specifically merino base and mid layers. Do NOT WEAR COTTON in any form. It gets wet than freezes.

you mentioned UA base layers. These work for some people but not me for...
01-17-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By Toadmeister

Agreeing in going steel. I also reccomend Tubus. ...

Agreeing in going steel. I also reccomend Tubus.

In time, I break anything made of Aluminum
01-16-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,665
Posted By Toadmeister

I just hope I'll still be cycling in my 70s. I...

I just hope I'll still be cycling in my 70s. I expect I'll be on an eBike trike by than. Whatever keeps me going.
01-15-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,781
Posted By Toadmeister

using WD-40 to displace water and dirt isnít a...

using WD-40 to displace water and dirt isnít a bad practice for rain, as long as you re-apply actual lube afterwords. I prefer wet lube for this scenario and am not a dry-lube user.
01-15-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,781
Posted By Toadmeister

maybe re-read his post better?

maybe re-read his post better?
01-14-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,679
Posted By Toadmeister

I wouldn't buy a new bike with QR either given...

I wouldn't buy a new bike with QR either given the opportunity. During COVID choices are a bit more limited however. I hve to re-adjust the brakes on my wife's bike every time I swap wheels.
01-10-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By Toadmeister

Started Keto last week. So far so good, down...

Started Keto last week. So far so good, down 5#. I don’t get cravings for sweets so it’s mostly cutting bread, pastas, heavy beer, and processed food. Beer is the tough one but Busch Light is...
01-06-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,497
Posted By Toadmeister

Ive done keto a couple times now, just started...

Ive done keto a couple times now, just started again here Jan 1st.

in the past I had particular difficulty continuing keto one it got hot out and I was sweating my balls off while cycling. I found...
01-06-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,497
Posted By Toadmeister

Says you. You sound awfully judgmental and in no...

Says you. You sound awfully judgmental and in no way did you help contribute to the OPs question.

Keto or other diets are a means to an end, some people need to go there just like some people need...
01-06-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,984
Posted By Toadmeister

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/pxl_20201104_233140246_night_ad2ca008fae741e5514a06ba3c13e48e3450f395.jpg
01-04-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By Toadmeister

Merino wool is awesome as a base layer. I...

Merino wool is awesome as a base layer. I would not recommend it as an outer layer as it does not cut wind and isn’t very friendly with the washing machine as outer layers get dirty more...
01-03-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,728
Posted By Toadmeister

Whats it like living in a world where your so...

Whats it like living in a world where your so easily offended?

Assume good intentions on my first post above. It was constructive and you have to be trying hard to find faults in it.
01-02-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,728
Posted By Toadmeister

With the exception of good chamois, I wear...

With the exception of good chamois, I wear general athletic clothes and not bicycling specific gear.

I do understand the need for some bike specific kit if your racing or maybe in some...
12-29-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,291
Posted By Toadmeister

My very woke daughter tells me to NEVER assume...

My very woke daughter tells me to NEVER assume such things....
12-27-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,165
Posted By Toadmeister

I bet you do...

I bet you do...
12-27-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,165
Posted By Toadmeister

I used to use a Camelback for a couple years but...

I used to use a Camelback for a couple years but it was too much weight on my back and shoulders. Bottles are just plain KISS.

That said I might consider a Camelback mounted to my frame in the...
12-24-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Toadmeister

Thanks all. I ordered the Jargwire Moutain Pro!

Thanks all. I ordered the Jargwire Moutain Pro!
12-17-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,927
Posted By Toadmeister

Thanks, this is just what this thread needed. A...

Thanks, this is just what this thread needed. A d!ck measuring contest on how cold we can ride....

that said, mine would benefit from some shinkage in the cold.....
12-03-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,059
Posted By Toadmeister

Go on...

Go on...
11-30-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By Toadmeister

I found good old oily ASS sweat the most...

I found good old oily ASS sweat the most effective break in.
11-11-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,708
Posted By Toadmeister

Good, mine could use shrinking!

Good, mine could use shrinking!
11-07-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,697
Posted By Toadmeister

I agree in the the context of cycling, which goes...

I agree in the the context of cycling, which goes against much conventional wisdom of core first.

Really any extremities exposed to wind is going to loose heat fast. Your core tends to stay...
10-26-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,660
Posted By Toadmeister

Rain is not nearly as bad for your bike as it Is...

Rain is not nearly as bad for your bike as it Is sitting in the lonely corner of your garage.
10-22-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,370
Posted By Toadmeister

Riding through the cool misty fog to the mailbox...

Riding through the cool misty fog to the mailbox at the end of my street. Still the best part of the day.
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