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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 686
Posted By Canker

I'd ignore all these people and put easier...

I'd ignore all these people and put easier gearing on the bike if you need easier gearing. I don't know what it is with roadies and their HTFU attitudes. Get a Wolf tooth roadlink and stick an...
06-20-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Canker

you can run 12 speed too you just have to get a...

you can run 12 speed too you just have to get a cassette where the small cog is an 11 instead of a 10. The 10 tooth cog is what takes the special freehub with shimano and sram. Sunrace makes...
06-05-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 465
Posted By Canker

Sounds to me like all you need to do is adjust...

Sounds to me like all you need to do is adjust the cable tension of the front derailleur.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,198
Posted By Canker

This. For some reason a lot of roadies seem to...

This. For some reason a lot of roadies seem to think running appropriate gearing is a sign of weakness. My road bike does double duty as my gravel bike so I run a 11-32 cassette to keep my gaps...
05-01-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Canker

eh not a problem. Only a problem if you they are...

eh not a problem. Only a problem if you they are going way over the max psi. It is more of a problem with tubeless mountain bike tires since they have a much lower max PSI and people use...
03-07-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By Canker

I love mine but I bought a single and then a year...

I love mine but I bought a single and then a year or so later bought the add on so I didn't spend the $$$$ all at once. Made it a lot easier to swallow.
03-01-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Canker

Doesn't have to be shimano either. Sram and...

Doesn't have to be shimano either. Sram and Sunrace will also work fine.
01-12-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,042
Posted By Canker

The new Toyota Sienna gets 36mpg city and highway...

The new Toyota Sienna gets 36mpg city and highway which is really impressive for a minivan. Had an 89 dodge caravan for a LONG time that I used as a bike and dog transporter / general beater and it...
01-06-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,853
Posted By Canker

https://www.pnwcomponents.com/products/coast-suspe...

https://www.pnwcomponents.com/products/coast-suspension-dropper-post-external
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,067
Posted By Canker

Had the same problem with my lezyne GPS on the...

Had the same problem with my lezyne GPS on the mtn bikes. I just bought two super cheap $12 speed sensors off amazon for the mtn bikes and that has fixed the problem. I'm too lazy to deal with...
12-08-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z6aY_AsoRM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z6aY_AsoRM
11-20-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,704
Posted By Canker

Going from a 34 to a 36 in the back isn't going...

Going from a 34 to a 36 in the back isn't going to make a noticeable difference. Chainrings Chaingrings Chainrings.
If you want to keep your current crankset then Absolute Black makes 48/32 and...
11-19-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,748
Posted By Canker

I'm lazy and single so just leaning against...

I'm lazy and single so just leaning against whatever in my house. Currently there are two in my spare bedroom and two in my kitchen and one in the attic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuZ8600gy14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuZ8600gy14
09-13-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Canker

You shouldn't loose the bead when you let the air...

You shouldn't loose the bead when you let the air out. Add an extra layer of tape and if that doesn't stop it add another until it does stop.
09-01-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By Canker

Well when I did it I had to pour through the BB...

Well when I did it I had to pour through the BB so yeah I removed it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,425
Posted By Canker

https://absoluteblack.cc/oval-road-chainrings-30-4...

https://absoluteblack.cc/oval-road-chainrings-30-46-and-32-48-for-110-4bcd/
They make 46/30 and 48/32 chainrings that fit standard shimano road cranks. I run their 46/30 on my road/gravel bike. ...
08-15-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,873
Posted By Canker

I just put a stages power meter on my road bike...

I just put a stages power meter on my road bike and I'm running around 20% less in the real world than I expected based on my tacx flow + Zwift. It was a bit humbling.
07-03-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By Canker

You don't have to go 46/30, Absoluteblack also...

You don't have to go 46/30, Absoluteblack also makes 48/32 if you want more of a compromise. As for the oval part I'm one of those people that can't tell any difference. I've ran ovals on my mtn...
07-01-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By Canker

I just used a threaded rod, some big washers, and...

I just used a threaded rod, some big washers, and a couple nuts from Home Depot.
05-26-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,352
Posted By Canker

I'd like to have one just for trail work lol. A...

I'd like to have one just for trail work lol. A bob trailer + ebike would be awesome.
05-25-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,352
Posted By Canker

That depends. I remember just starting out and...

That depends. I remember just starting out and it sucks to always be the slow guy that is slowing everybody else down. Getting into shape and loosing weight is going to happen much quicker if they...
05-22-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,788
Posted By Canker

You are going to start running into chain wrap...

You are going to start running into chain wrap issues if you want to run a 3x front setup and a 11-50 cassette. In other words the RD won't be able to suck up enough slack in the chain to both handle...
05-12-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,386
Posted By Canker

Around here we just have a bunch of people riding...

Around here we just have a bunch of people riding the ebay 2 cycle gas conversion bikes on the road because they are either drunks with a DUI or just regular old junkies. Haven't had any issues with...
04-26-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By Canker

I've done it. Generally you can go up one, 8...

I've done it. Generally you can go up one, 8 speed QL on a 9 speed, 9 speed QL on a 10, 10 on 11 .............. but not the other way.
Now I don't do it as a permanent thing but as a get out of...
04-11-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,804
Posted By Canker

With a hard tail it matters less than a full...

With a hard tail it matters less than a full squish. Plus with a XC hardtail geo hasn't changed drastically, they are bit slacker and all pretty much 29ers these days but still pretty much the same....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj-WTJ7Qa2IbTmNCo...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj-WTJ7Qa2IbTmNComCIZtw
This guy does some really cool work and he is pretty entertaining too
03-21-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By Canker

Just know if you do screw up you can always do it...

Just know if you do screw up you can always do it again. Shimano brakes really aren't hard, even newer Sram aren't bad.
03-14-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,502
Posted By Canker

I run a 46/30 with an 11-32 cassette on my gravel...

I run a 46/30 with an 11-32 cassette on my gravel bike that spends 95% of it's time as a road bike. It is fine, if anything I like it better. If you go into the road section of this forum that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,007
Posted By Canker

Always have your prison pocket with you

Always have your prison pocket with you
11-16-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By Canker

It wouldn't be a bad idea to just go ahead and...

It wouldn't be a bad idea to just go ahead and pull the fork lowers and change the oil.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,196
Posted By Canker

Never used Frogs but my Time Attacks are pretty...

Never used Frogs but my Time Attacks are pretty floaty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By Canker

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike...

I run their 46/30 rings on my road/gravel bike because as shelby pointed out at the time it was the only option. I've ran oval on my mtn bikes before as well. I'm one of those people that can't...
10-15-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,444
Posted By Canker

Lets clarify something any cassette that starts...

Lets clarify something any cassette that starts with an 11 tooth will fit on a your 8+ speed freehub any that starts with 10 will not. So you could even go 12 speed if you wanted. I currently run...
09-27-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Canker

You don't need a new RD or shifter. The only...

You don't need a new RD or shifter. The only thing you need is a narrow wide chainring to replace your 2x or 3x rings you have now. Now if you want more range with your cassette then Sunrace makes...
09-07-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,074
Posted By Canker

Well my used carbon cross bike came with used...

Well my used carbon cross bike came with used carbon bars and a used carbon stem so I guess I would. I also then installed a old carbon seatpost I had left over from an aluminum mountain bike frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,387
Posted By Canker

Or by the 2x and have it painted the color you...

Or by the 2x and have it painted the color you want. If I'm buying a $9500 bike I'm pretty sure I can afford changing the color.
08-15-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By Canker

It doesn't matter. Just tube them.

It doesn't matter. Just tube them.
08-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,801
Posted By Canker

PF BB creak is an easy fix. You just yank the BB...

PF BB creak is an easy fix. You just yank the BB out and put in a Wheels Manufacturing press fit to threaded conversion BB.
I prefer threaded but I'm not going to turn down a good deal just because...
08-11-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,350
Posted By Canker

To clarify any cassette with a 10 tooth at the...

To clarify any cassette with a 10 tooth at the beginning of the cassette means a new freehub body. Anything that starts with an 11 will work fine with what you have.
11-42/50/whatever = fine...
08-07-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Canker

What have you done to adjust your spyres? They...

What have you done to adjust your spyres? They are pretty good mechanical disk brakes when setup correctly.
07-25-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,993
Posted By Canker

The DB Syncr isn't exactly the kind of hardtail I...

The DB Syncr isn't exactly the kind of hardtail I would use as a gravel bike. It is a hard core trail bike with 140mm of suspension, a dropper, and + tires. I'd want a XC hardtail something actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By Canker

Running more gear than you need isn't going to...

Running more gear than you need isn't going to hurt you any

11-34
06-10-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Canker

ISC Racerstape You can look it up on amazon,...

ISC Racerstape You can look it up on amazon, comes in a bunch of different sizes. Tons of reviews you can read through most of which are bike people.

Now for areas that take a heavy beating on...
06-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,479
Posted By Canker

You don't need a new wheel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You...

You don't need a new wheel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You just need to run a shimano 11-34 or wider range 11 speed cassette. The 11-32 and narrower 11 speed cassettes are the ones that require a wider...
05-31-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By Canker

The absolute black 46/30 fits 4 bolt cranks and...

The absolute black 46/30 fits 4 bolt cranks and is more expensive than a whole GRX crank. I have the AB 46/30 rings on my 105 crank and if I were doing it now I'd just get a GRX 48/31 crankset and a...
05-28-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,199
Posted By Canker

Coming from the sane mountain bike world and not...

Coming from the sane mountain bike world and not the nutty road biker world we flip them ;)

And that is with hydraulic disc brakes OMG!!!!!!!! The whole flipping hydraulic disc brakes being bad...
05-23-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By Canker

You don't NEED a special tool for any of those...

You don't NEED a special tool for any of those things. The only thing that is kind of a PITA without one is the star nut.
Crown race removal tool = hammer and a flat head screw driver. Most forks...
05-20-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,785
Posted By Canker

A 2" receiver will work with either a 2" or a 1...

A 2" receiver will work with either a 2" or a 1 1/4 rack so there is no reason not to get a 2" if you have the option. Pretty much every 1 1/4 rack will come with an adapter to put in it a 2"...
05-20-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,924
Posted By Canker

A 9 speed shimano mountain bike RD will work.

A 9 speed shimano mountain bike RD will work.
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