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12-13-17, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 560,331
Posted By king_boru

Strange weather up here in Alberta. The snow...

Strange weather up here in Alberta. The snow subsided, it warmed up and I had a day off. I took the bike for a local spin after having it tucked away for the winter. Hopefully it stays like this for...
11-05-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,807
Posted By king_boru

Then surely it shouldn't matter if the bike looks...

Then surely it shouldn't matter if the bike looks funny with road tires.

For what it's worth Giant manufacture the Trek frame. Also, it doesn't take a genius to align a QR hub and never has a...
10-18-17, 01:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,479
Posted By king_boru

The Honda Fit. Amazing little car. I don't have...

The Honda Fit. Amazing little car. I don't have one but the wife works at a Honda dealer and the stuff they get in that car amazes me. I actually want one, a manual, which I think would be an awesome...
10-15-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,095
Posted By king_boru

I've measured the frame and expect 50's to fit....

I've measured the frame and expect 50's to fit. 45's should be fine.
Forum: Foo
10-10-17, 08:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,102
Posted By king_boru

Or install it yourself. It is quite easy.

Or install it yourself. It is quite easy.
Forum: Foo
10-07-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,102
Posted By king_boru

Android 8.0 Been on Android since its...

Android 8.0

Been on Android since its inception with a short stint on Ubuntu phone for development reasons. But it pooped the bed as a whole so back to Droid.
09-29-17, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,095
Posted By king_boru

I guess not haha. It's a very good platform to...

I guess not haha. It's a very good platform to build on though.
09-26-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,095
Posted By king_boru

Steeper head angle which sharpened the steering....

Steeper head angle which sharpened the steering. The stock suspension was quite terrible to be honest. I find the ride more comfortable now. The fork is quite compliant.
09-24-17, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,095
Posted By king_boru

I've done many mods to mine. 1: Carbon fibre...

I've done many mods to mine.

1: Carbon fibre handlebar by Gravity.

2: Ergon GP2 grips with the stubby bar ends.

3: Shimano Deore XT hydraulic disc brakes.

4: RaceFace Ride 1x crankset.
08-28-17, 10:34 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,953
Posted By king_boru

My comment was geared toward the pro cyclist...

My comment was geared toward the pro cyclist aspect of the commentary. I agree with you 100%. Unfortunately rationale and internet doesn't go hand in hand most of the time.
08-26-17, 03:30 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,953
Posted By king_boru

Yes,.. you. Not the perp.

Yes,.. you. Not the perp.
08-25-17, 02:24 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,953
Posted By king_boru

Put yourselves in the husband's shoes. I'm sure...

Put yourselves in the husband's shoes. I'm sure your opinions would change.
08-19-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,610
Posted By king_boru

I'm not religious. Point proven. So you would...

I'm not religious. Point proven. So you would rather ban everybody else's beliefs for the benefit of yours. How very diversified of you.
08-19-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,610
Posted By king_boru

Then perhaps you should educate yourself on what...

Then perhaps you should educate yourself on what you don't understand. Perhaps starting a thread asking why and how religion benefits cyclists or empowers them would have been beneficial instead of...
08-19-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,610
Posted By king_boru

Is this another case of hurt feelings and my...

Is this another case of hurt feelings and my opinion needs be heard and requests met or I'll make a sign and protest?

Diversity is an amazing practice if one understands and applies it's values....
Forum: Foo
08-14-17, 06:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,012
Posted By king_boru

Depends on the theatre you are in. Medics still...

Depends on the theatre you are in. Medics still carry them as standard equipment. First aid is different to trauma care.
Forum: Foo
08-13-17, 11:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,012
Posted By king_boru

IT Clamp. Amazing tool. Or clotting agents....

IT Clamp. Amazing tool. Or clotting agents. Tourniquet or a way to tie off above the wound as mentioned above. But look up the IT Clamp. Be prepared as it may contain images that cause vomiting in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 102,656
Posted By king_boru

We love our Subaru Forester. Gets places my 15'...

We love our Subaru Forester. Gets places my 15' Ram 1500 Diesel just can't. It is extremely capable off-road and in winter. Bike goes on the back with a hitch mount or in the trunk if the kids aren't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-17, 10:56 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,055,965
Posted By king_boru

Did somebody ever figure out derailleur...

Did somebody ever figure out derailleur stretch,...?


:innocent:
07-18-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 19,589
Posted By king_boru

Car free to me is when you finally stop making...

Car free to me is when you finally stop making payments on one.
07-15-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,398
Posted By king_boru

Ouch, or those that appreciate the quality of the...

Ouch, or those that appreciate the quality of the frame and see beyond the price point suspension in light of a future upgrade. Every bike will have its non groupset components and hardware that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,113
Posted By king_boru

It's only $89. Buy them and find out. If they are...

It's only $89. Buy them and find out. If they are fake you can open a claim with eBay and more than likely get your money back. I'd give it a gamble.
07-12-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 305,200
Posted By king_boru

I took the Shimano Deore hydraulic brakes from my...

I took the Shimano Deore hydraulic brakes from my 2004 Norco Torrent and put them on my Giant Roam along with the Shimano XTR rear derailleur.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 16,768
Posted By king_boru

Also Taking the entire roadway for 2...

Also



Taking the entire roadway for 2 abreast is little bit silly in itself. Also, clarification on the double yellows is required. Can a motor vehicle pass slower moving traffic on a roadway...
06-28-17, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By king_boru

Calgary, AB - Rides

Hey all,

I'll be moving to Calgary soon, currently staying with a friend while I work and was wondering where one can go on some lengthy rides without having to deal with the traffic / congestion...
06-10-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,005
Posted By king_boru

Grease the bb threads and you should be golden...

Grease the bb threads and you should be golden for a good while. The creak is probably from a chainring bolt or some other component in the stack. You can use thread lock on bolts which helps reduce...
06-05-17, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,424
Posted By king_boru

Crosslight...

Crosslight (http://www.kinesisbikes.co.uk/Catalogue/Forks/Cyclocross/CROSSLIGHT)

I put the above fork on my Roam 2 and like it a lot. Might work for you as well. I run 35c tires through it but...
Forum: Touring
05-31-17, 06:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,255
Posted By king_boru

Poor fella, i was hoping to have crossed paths in...

Poor fella, i was hoping to have crossed paths in Alberta. Rest in peace and condolences to his family.
05-30-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,864
Posted By king_boru

So, what would a score like this be worth?

So, what would a score like this be worth?
05-20-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,693
Posted By king_boru

Pictures!!! 😋

Pictures!!!



😋
05-20-17, 04:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,693
Posted By king_boru

Go test ride them and see which one fits best and...

Go test ride them and see which one fits best and provides the level of comfort you are expecting.

You won't notice the difference of 1-2lb. Wouldn't even worry about that.

All have decent...
05-18-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By king_boru

I'd go #2 for a road bike. Looks pretty decent to...

I'd go #2 for a road bike. Looks pretty decent to be honest.
05-16-17, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By king_boru

I run Continental Cyclocross Speed tires on my...

I run Continental Cyclocross Speed tires on my gravel setup. Found them great on road as well. They are 35c tyres but they also make the Speed Ride tyre which is a 40c variant wire bead jobby better...
05-16-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,633
Posted By king_boru

Made me chuckle.

Made me chuckle.
05-15-17, 08:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,932
Posted By king_boru

Isyourspacebarbroken?

Isyourspacebarbroken?
05-15-17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,633
Posted By king_boru

Why don't you go and do some subjective tests...

Why don't you go and do some subjective tests yourself and report back here.
05-14-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,633
Posted By king_boru

Disc vs Rim Covers some of your questions.

Disc vs Rim

Covers some of your questions.
05-14-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By king_boru

What's the code? ..... ;)

What's the code?







..... ;)
05-13-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,357
Posted By king_boru

Ac to AC joint to match centre to centre on...

Ac to AC joint to match centre to centre on handlebar.

https://gzmyu4ma9b-flywheel.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/ritchey-fit-logic-handlebar-poster-excerpt1.jpg
Courtesy BikeRumor
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-17, 03:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,459
Posted By king_boru

I don't tend to cycle in the rain however I was...

I don't tend to cycle in the rain however I was once caught in a shower of showers rain storm on my crotch rocket. It was a challenging experience as the slightest tweak of the throttle would set the...
05-10-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,817
Posted By king_boru

I read a really good book lately called "The...

I read a really good book lately called "The subtle art of not giving a f...: A counter intuitive guide to living a better life."

This falls into the category of not giving a f...
05-10-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,373
Posted By king_boru

Marine grease is pretty sticky compared to...

Marine grease is pretty sticky compared to general purpose grease.
Forum: Touring
05-07-17, 12:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,410
Posted By king_boru

Might see you in Alberta. Let me know when you...

Might see you in Alberta. Let me know when you cross into the prairies. Hit me up if you need anything.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,370
Posted By king_boru

Perfect. Thanks for clarifying.

Perfect. Thanks for clarifying.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,370
Posted By king_boru

Digging around for a while I found that the logo...

Digging around for a while I found that the logo on the bike references the lightweight version as it is in a script. Further digging suggested that it may be 531 Reynolds tubing. Even straight gauge...
Forum: Touring
05-03-17, 01:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,796
Posted By king_boru

Ignore, one too many to drink I think.

Ignore, one too many to drink I think.
05-02-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,710
Posted By king_boru

+1 Fat city / road tires would work well....

+1

Fat city / road tires would work well. If it is just hard pack with the odd pebble. Full on gravel is another story.

I use the Conti CX Speed tires as mentioned above. Love em. Fast....
05-01-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 305,200
Posted By king_boru

The seat stays are now directly welded to the...

The seat stays are now directly welded to the seat tube instead on U'ing up around the wheel and being welded on to a wedge like surface. I'd assume this would make it more compliant. Definitely...
05-01-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,446
Posted By king_boru

Not sure yet. I think the 50 will be enough. It...

Not sure yet. I think the 50 will be enough. It won't be for a while, or at least till the sales hit again. Going to go with a belt drive Gates or Rohloff. Not decided.
05-01-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,446
Posted By king_boru

Probably a Gunnar Rock tour. So should be just...

Probably a Gunnar Rock tour. So should be just fine.

The Fox will be a pricey ordeal.
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