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10-19-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 298
Posted By prj71

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x338/bike_fashion_children_s_handlebar_bag_hello_kitty_pink_4014503160891_0_l_0bd14d45b7be5683a2ab61a0619a9e1e724e2bb3.jpg
10-18-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 554
Posted By prj71

What bike was this and where did you order it...

What bike was this and where did you order it from? Do you have a link?

Bikes don't usually come shipped with pedals.
10-15-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By prj71

https://spotbikes.com/products/mayhem-130?variant=...

https://spotbikes.com/products/mayhem-130?variant=32140454690850

https://spotbikes.com/collections/bikes/products/rocker-geared

To be honest...with rock gardens in the mix I would go full...
10-14-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,916
Posted By prj71

Or living in some alternate universe like you do?

Or living in some alternate universe like you do?
10-14-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 497
Posted By prj71

I don't smell my tires and they don't tickle me...

I don't smell my tires and they don't tickle me in all the wrong places.

Weirdo.
10-14-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,916
Posted By prj71

The cyclists didn't get hit by a motor vehicle. ...

The cyclists didn't get hit by a motor vehicle. The cyclist hit a stopped motor vehicle.
10-13-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 966
Posted By prj71

Could all of this been done with a car?

Could all of this been done with a car?
Forum: Fatbikes
10-13-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By prj71

Up your budget and buy one of these. 11...

Up your budget and buy one of these. 11 speeds...no chain...no cassette.

https://spotbikes.com/products/acme-bike
10-13-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 384
Posted By prj71

Why are you disappointed? Do you like hearing...

Why are you disappointed? Do you like hearing the chain rub on the front derailleur?

https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/skills/technique/how-to-change-gear-on-a-bike/
10-11-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,397
Posted By prj71

Guy yells vulgarities at cyclist that asks him to...

Guy yells vulgarities at cyclist that asks him to move and then ties it into how cyclists hate homeless people. Tonight at 10.

What a dumb op-ed.
10-11-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 384
Posted By prj71

Front derailleur how-to: shifting and trim...

Front derailleur how-to: shifting and trim (http://www.bikeroar.com/tips/front-derailleur-how-to-shifting-and-trim)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuOWJX1vWRw
10-05-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,071
Posted By prj71

My takeaway is that CheGiantForLife doesn't have...

My takeaway is that CheGiantForLife doesn't have a clue about bikes and what a good bike costs and what quality components are. At that point it doesn't pay to responds to him. Just let him go buy a...
10-04-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,071
Posted By prj71

Lol. I've been playing guitar for 34 years...both...

Lol. I've been playing guitar for 34 years...both electric and acoustic. I know plenty about them. Trying to compare an old guitar to a bike is apples and oranges.
09-30-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By prj71

That's always the case so I wouldn't worry. I...

That's always the case so I wouldn't worry. I never have met a mean dog on the trail yet. When my dog was alive I used to bring her on the trail all the time and so did my friends.

I don't ride in...
09-30-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By prj71

Tired manufacturers have settled on offering 2.8"...

Tired manufacturers have settled on offering 2.8" tires.

Bike manufactures have settled on offering 29" bikes with the ability to run 27.5+ tires. Consumer choice instead of the manufacturer...
09-23-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By prj71

You bought a mountain bike shaped object. About...

You bought a mountain bike shaped object. About the only offroad I would do with that thing is a gravel road.
09-23-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,859
Posted By prj71

I do it often. 11 speed 11-34 and 50/34 crank. ...

I do it often. 11 speed 11-34 and 50/34 crank. Mostly on hill climbs. 1.) Because my legs are strong and I can do it. 2.) I'm too lazy to shift to the smaller front ring and then have to switch...
09-22-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By prj71

Probably the result of cheap brakes, cheap brake...

Probably the result of cheap brakes, cheap brake pads, cheap rotors.

The good stuff makes zero noise.
09-20-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By prj71

$50

$50
09-17-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,888
Posted By prj71

Wow! What a b!tch face.

Wow! What a b!tch face.
09-17-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,807
Posted By prj71

Please point out where you are seeing this...

Please point out where you are seeing this nonsense. Never heard anything like it before.
09-14-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By prj71

I tripped on a rock yesterday. Such chaos.

I tripped on a rock yesterday. Such chaos.
09-13-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By prj71

Nothing in the universe is connected to your post...

Nothing in the universe is connected to your post or these incidents.

Don't make silly posts just for the sake of posting.
09-10-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,131
Posted By prj71

Nothing on Strava motivates me. I just use it to...

Nothing on Strava motivates me. I just use it to keep track of daily mileage, yearly mileage and mileage on each bike I own.
09-10-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure why you want to go rigid. But if...

I'm not sure why you want to go rigid. But if you do, get a carbon fork. Whiskey makes a nice one.

https://whiskyparts.co/forks/no9-MTN-boost-lt#/
09-08-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,647
Posted By prj71

We live in a global economy. Who TF cares where...

We live in a global economy. Who TF cares where it's made.
09-08-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,400
Posted By prj71

I agree. This is 90% your fault for not...

I agree.

This is 90% your fault for not saying "on your left" or "behind you".

10% his fault for not looking.

When approaching people I always yell out "Behind you"
09-08-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,068
Posted By prj71

FYI...Ride with GPS has a google maps layer in...

FYI...Ride with GPS has a google maps layer in it. Therefore using GM is not necessary.

...
09-07-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,068
Posted By prj71

Ride with GPS. No need to use google maps.

Ride with GPS. No need to use google maps.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By prj71

You don't need a jersey with a zippered pocket to...

You don't need a jersey with a zippered pocket to hold your phone. Standard jersey pockets are large enough and the elastic at the top keeps things in place.

The only possible way you are going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,034
Posted By prj71

If you ever had a chance to ride a gator skin...

If you ever had a chance to ride a gator skin back to back with a Continental GP5000 you would get it.
09-01-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,498
Posted By prj71

Lol!!! Here is my petite lady friend from...

Lol!!!

Here is my petite lady friend from last night's ride on her 29er. She's 5' tall at best. She just doesn't know how bad she's got it. I am going to point her to this forum so...
08-31-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,871
Posted By prj71

^^^This. I run them over.

^^^This. I run them over.
08-30-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,493
Posted By prj71

In my area the old school trails that I call rake...

In my area the old school trails that I call rake and ride (about 23 miles worth) have been built like this:

Step 1: Walk through woods and flag trees where trails will be constructed.
Step 2:...
08-20-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By prj71

This is discussion is about 27.5+ tires which are...

This is discussion is about 27.5+ tires which are different than 27.5 tires.
08-20-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By prj71

:lol: :lol: :lol: The only problem with the...

:lol: :lol: :lol:

The only problem with the gents you described is they weren't prepared correctly.
08-20-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,701
Posted By prj71

It has? What kind of snobby friends or groups do...

It has? What kind of snobby friends or groups do you hang with?
08-20-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By prj71

As are bikes that are offered in 27.5+...

As are bikes that are offered in 27.5+ configuration. It was a hot item from about 2016-2019 then faded. Easier and more manufacturing friendly to offer bikes as 29er and state 27.5+ compatibility...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 08:55 AM
08-11-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By prj71

The seller appears to have positive feedback. ...

The seller appears to have positive feedback. So I guess he's got that going for him.

The one and only time I bought something from China on e-bay I got scammed. Made the purchase and never...
08-11-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,127
Posted By prj71

I'm 49. My girlfriend tells me I'm extremely...

I'm 49. My girlfriend tells me I'm extremely sexy when I do mountain bike races. She says it turns her on to watch me race.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,773
Posted By prj71

Yes. I am currently employed at a manufacturing...

Yes. I am currently employed at a manufacturing facility that provides products to the home building industry. I work in the engineering department. I have been employed at the facility for 29...
08-09-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,654
Posted By prj71

Most important sentence... "In the meantime,...

Most important sentence...

"In the meantime, if you’re playing the odds, I’d suggest you keep running, swimming, and cycling to your heart’s content."


Statistically that is correct. Because...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,773
Posted By prj71

Guys... The sky isn't falling.

Guys...

The sky isn't falling.
08-04-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,247
Posted By prj71

Step through and mountain bike aren't used in the...

Step through and mountain bike aren't used in the same sentence. Unobtanium.

Try this...

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/hybrid-bikes/recreation-bikes/verve/c/B411/
08-02-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By prj71

The screen being on and the gps being used for...

The screen being on and the gps being used for either recording or navigation are the two biggest things that will eat the battery. Add playing music at the same time and it will only get worse.
...
07-30-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By prj71

What distance is your typical ride? Apps are...

What distance is your typical ride? Apps are available but they all eat battery life using the GPS to track it. You are better off with a dedicated cycling computer.
07-30-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,197
Posted By prj71

I totally understand Surly. It's the reason I...

I totally understand Surly. It's the reason I won't own any of their bikes.
07-29-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,540
Posted By prj71

^^^Exactly. I use simple green myself. ...

^^^Exactly. I use simple green myself.

Sometimes people get caught up in the marketing of this stuff thinking they are buying a superior product because it says "bike specific"
07-29-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,540
Posted By prj71

Bikes collect dirt, grease, grime etc...Dawn dish...

Bikes collect dirt, grease, grime etc...Dawn dish soap or simple green mixed with hot water in a bucket and sponge are all you need. Plus a hose to rinse it off. There is nothing magical about...
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