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09-25-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,739
Posted By t2p

agree with advice to pass on a Cannondale with a...

agree with advice to pass on a Cannondale with a Headshok

for many reasons

however - given this - I've been casually interested in this design since I saw an early Action Tec fork (similar...
09-25-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By t2p

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one example of a great 1x hybrid build ... bike is...
09-25-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By t2p

is this for a 7300 FX ? not familiar with...

is this for a 7300 FX ?

not familiar with this bike - but familiar with similar bike (FX 7.3 with a triple) ...

if your current shifters / shifting is fine - I would be hesitant to change from...
09-25-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By t2p

agree - the terrain / type of riding you do is a...

agree - the terrain / type of riding you do is a key factor - as is the condition / level of fitness of the rider

a double with a 34 or 36t small ring might not be ideal for some riders with a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

do they give wedding scholarships ?

do they give wedding scholarships ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

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still have pain ?

found another option...
09-20-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 353
Posted By t2p

Continental 700x40 Terra Speed and Terra Trail...

Continental 700x40 Terra Speed and Terra Trail are two good options

both roll fairly well - especially the Terra Speed - and they weigh under 500 gms ...

(our 700x40 Terra Speed weighed around...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By t2p

have you tried 32mm GP5000's ? my guess is...

have you tried 32mm GP5000's ?

my guess is the GP5000 is almost as puncture resistant as a GK slick ... and would not be surprised if GP5000 is same or more puncture resistant
09-20-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,101
Posted By t2p

the good news is a different cassette with larger...

the good news is a different cassette with larger cog should be great plus

SRAM offers the PG50 9 spd cassette in different sizes including 11-32 and 11-34 ... the 11-32 and 11-34 sizes might be...
09-19-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 717,744
Posted By t2p

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Posted By t2p

the bike in this picture appears to have a...

the bike in this picture appears to have a Manitou (2 ?) fork that requires service

good chance new elastomers are needed ; the elastomers could have deteriorated ('melted')
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Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By t2p

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a frame built with Tange Prestige tubing will...
09-19-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,101
Posted By t2p

is bike fit / seat height proper ? what...

is bike fit / seat height proper ?

what gearing does your bike have ? chainrings and cassette ?

the average 5-5 @ 200lbs plus person will not be a gazelle up the hills - so good chance you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

what a wonderful world - louis armstrong ...

what a wonderful world - louis armstrong

sea of love - honeydrippers

we're a happy family - ramones lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

good info on the American Classic seatpost - had...

good info on the American Classic seatpost - had / have them on a few bikes

have not seen one fail - but will now be aware of the potential issue

more recently have been using Thomson posts
09-18-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By t2p

I don't find this to be a case or at the least an...

I don't find this to be a case or at the least an issue - but my experience is dated and limited to 26" off road

but my youngest kid that does have a 29r off road bike prefers 26" - possibly due...
09-18-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By t2p

Panaracer Pasela 26x1.5 and 1.75 Maxxis DTH...

Panaracer Pasela 26x1.5 and 1.75

Maxxis DTH 26x2.15 and 2.3

Billy Bonkers 26x2.1

there are more options - I just listed the above tires I've recently purchased / used
09-18-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,772
Posted By t2p

related notes unless the mask is high...

related notes

unless the mask is high quality (N95 or similar variation) and is fit correctly (no gaps) - the mask is barely providing any protection

Denmark is one country that is now banning...
09-18-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By t2p

agree with replies above that suggest this might...

agree with replies above that suggest this might be other or more than a frame / frame stiffness issue

but for stiff frames for big / strong riders - back in the day there was one popular choice...
09-17-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 283
Posted By t2p

wow that's a lot of triples little surprised...

wow that's a lot of triples

little surprised - especially with availability of 10 cogs / 11t small cog and compact cranksets

50/34 crank and 11-28 cassette ... ? ... 11-30 .. ? ... 11-32 ... ?...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

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09-17-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,850
Posted By t2p

agree - vintage BMX has been strong and continues...

agree - vintage BMX has been strong and continues to be strong
09-17-22, 11:07 AM
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Posted By t2p

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one of our fav routes in rural Butler county...
09-17-22, 10:56 AM
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

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steel forks still in play - especially vintage...
09-16-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By t2p

the 'gravel bike' and similar appeals to me...

the 'gravel bike' and similar appeals to me because it's sorta/kinda like a road bike / cx / off-road combo ... road bike with relaxed geometry / position, lower gearing and wider tires

been...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

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09-16-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By t2p

wow 9 pounds lighter

wow 9 pounds lighter
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By t2p

sweet looking bike and well worth $200 the...

sweet looking bike and well worth $200

the frame - hand built Tange Prestige OS tubes with investment cast lugs - is worth $200 alone

the factory / OEM gearing might be ok for riding on flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

I like ! what grips are you using ? ODI ?

I like !

what grips are you using ? ODI ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 966
Posted By t2p

agree - 200 lb riding skinny clinchers @ 72 psi...

agree - 200 lb riding skinny clinchers @ 72 psi would be an invitation for snake bite punctures
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 966
Posted By t2p

black wall or white wall ?

black wall or white wall ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By t2p

agree - and this can be amusing often these...

agree - and this can be amusing

often these statements might be referring to 7000 series aluminum (compared to a lesser grade) - but even these grades of better aluminum alloys won't find their...
09-14-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 781
Posted By t2p

@ 260 lbs + most any tire will be 'supple' ...

@ 260 lbs + most any tire will be 'supple'

and paper thin sidewalls would become a negative
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

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would a small / narrow saddle bag be an option ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

not if previously immersed in wax and hung to dry

not if previously immersed in wax and hung to dry
09-13-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By t2p

Canyon, Specialized, Trek have some great looking...

Canyon, Specialized, Trek have some great looking well spec'd hybrids

Litespeed has an extra cool hybrid

Also consider a 'gravel bike' - gravel bike bike is sorta / kinda like a road bike - but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

I'm a big fan of Wright architecture - have some...

I'm a big fan of Wright architecture - have some books and also toured two of his houses in western PA ( Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob ('Hagan house') )

in future hope to check our more Wright...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

wth any progress ? shifter ok ? ...

wth

any progress ?

shifter ok ?

could it be the shifter is pushing back on that wild looking sport coat you were considering?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

I've used fluid film on tractor mower decks ...

I've used fluid film on tractor mower decks

good stuff
09-13-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 781
Posted By t2p

Schwalbe Marathon and Marathon Plus are among the...

Schwalbe Marathon and Marathon Plus are among the top tires for commuting / durability / flat resistance

the standard Marathon will weigh less and roll better

this past summer met a few long...
09-12-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 781
Posted By t2p

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

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Views: 201
Posted By t2p

if you sell the bike for $300 - you are almost...

if you sell the bike for $300 - you are almost giving it away

I would keep it before I sold it for $300
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

woe that's a shame sad

woe that's a shame

sad
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

good news What cassette / ratios is the 11...

good news

What cassette / ratios is the 11 spd 105 ?

I've been told the 11-34 11 spd cassette will work on most (all ?) of the earlier 9 and 10 spd hubs / freehubs ... (?) ... no interference...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

looks mah-veh-loustrous !

looks mah-veh-loustrous !
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

I have been cursing a lot

I have been cursing a lot
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

I've been using Tri-Flow for years on just about...

I've been using Tri-Flow for years on just about everything including my cereal - but I don't recall the chain looking this good and with the low amount of friction

R&R Holy Cow is amazing - I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 82,062
Posted By t2p

someone or something telling you no more bike...

someone or something telling you no more bike rides until the temps drop ?
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