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Forum: Fatbikes
07-07-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,160
Posted By hokiefyd

It's pretty funny that the fatbike guy wins...

It's pretty funny that the fatbike guy wins rubber band tires! Congratulations on first in class. Those are great pictures, too.
07-07-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, the Moto G is a pretty good phone. Long...

Yeah, the Moto G is a pretty good phone. Long battery life. I've had mine for a year, but I can't find any feature like that on it. Motorola just updated the system tonight but I'm still not seeing...
07-06-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By BobbyG

Hypno Toad Like You I ride with one earbud. ...

Hypno Toad Like You I ride with one earbud. Since a couple of OS updates ago, when I use a wired earbud, a long, long pres of the button has google assistant mention the time and mention any texts...
07-01-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,792
Posted By cb400bill

Dormant thread reactivated by spammers. Spammers...

Dormant thread reactivated by spammers. Spammers have been banned.

Thread closed.
07-01-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,792
Posted By Litespud

they think a cyclist killed their dog with a...

they think a cyclist killed their dog with a kick? They canít be SIDIous......😬
Forum: Fatbikes
07-01-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,160
Posted By himespau

Wow, that looks like some messy fun.

Wow, that looks like some messy fun.
Forum: Fatbikes
07-01-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,160
Posted By rumrunn6

congratulations! you're a beast!

congratulations! you're a beast!
Forum: Fatbikes
07-01-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,160
Posted By prj71

Looks kewl. Congrats!!!

Looks kewl. Congrats!!!
06-30-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 391
Posted By unterhausen

do the ride before you give blood. I usually...

do the ride before you give blood. I usually feel okay the next day. Sometimes I ride the trainer after, not too hard.

Also O- I'm about due for my next donation, but they haven't sent me one of...
06-15-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By unterhausen

I'm surprised you didn't have gastric issues on...

I'm surprised you didn't have gastric issues on the bike. When I have too much water, my body lets me know relatively quickly.
06-15-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By surak

Food and hydration are really tricky to get right...

Food and hydration are really tricky to get right for a vEveresting, bummer that you got so close. I'm sure when you try again, you'll have a better handle on it and pacing.
06-15-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By spelger

coming up a hill and a half short stinks. at...

coming up a hill and a half short stinks. at least you got a hospital visit out of it.

better luck next time.
06-15-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By ksryder

Jesus. I hate climbing anyway so I have never had...

Jesus. I hate climbing anyway so I have never had a desire to Everest but I'll use this as all the anecdotal evidence I need to not do it! Glad you're OK bud.
06-15-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By atwl77

Ouch, that sounds like a nasty experience. Glad...

Ouch, that sounds like a nasty experience. Glad you've recovered. Good luck in your next attempt!
06-08-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Iride01

Well if you set up your Edge 1030 to connect to...

Well if you set up your Edge 1030 to connect to your wifi then by default it should be updating itself, firmware, maps, ride data and stuff through the wifi already. My Edge 530 does. Also it can...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-28-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By prj71

That's aweseome!!! Good luck if you do it.

That's aweseome!!! Good luck if you do it.
Forum: Fatbikes
05-27-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By cubewheels

Dropbar on a fatbike have always struck me with...

Dropbar on a fatbike have always struck me with curiousity:thumb: Someplace else I would have done it.

"Fortunately" I'll never encounter snow as I live in the tropics. I'll only go as far as dry...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-24-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By cubewheels

390mm bullhorn handlebar on a fat bike, terrible idea?

I plan to use fat bike on long, 6 hr rides, road and then loose sandy gravel / beach.

I'm never comfortable with flatbar on long rides so I have two options dropbar or bullhorn. I think I'm going...
05-21-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By 50PlusCycling

That old spongy rubber that was popular on beach...

That old spongy rubber that was popular on beach cruisers and road bikes in the early 80's works pretty well. It is very soft and cushy, is easy to clean, and not hard to install (simply wet the bars...
05-20-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Fentuz

As you are limited by the size, this is why Xone...

As you are limited by the size, this is why Xone bite is a good option. you could look at G one Ultrabite too which it pretty similar however made for gravel so wider. Either way, you need the most...
05-20-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By pdlamb

I treat my Garmin 1030's heat acclimation number...

I treat my Garmin 1030's heat acclimation number the same as I treat it's recovery time. They're both feeble attempts to entertain me with numbers.

I don't remember who said it right now, but...
05-19-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,524
Posted By Fahrenheit531

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05-19-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By Chandne

Love the idea if more abs/lower back/upper back...

Love the idea if more abs/lower back/upper back strengthening. I have started that too and it does help in many ways. I also like the idea of using some inner tube to add some high pressure areas...
05-19-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By chas58

These were my goto tires for those conditions and...

These were my goto tires for those conditions and limited tire clearance. Both are 700x30mm. That Kenda is crazy fast and crazy cheap....
05-19-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Badger6

Challenge Dune (small shoulder knobs, running...

Challenge Dune (small shoulder knobs, running along a diamond file tread) or Chicane (bigger shoulder knobs running along a diamond file tread). The Chicanes were my go to tire for several years...
05-18-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 607,740
Posted By Bruce27

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05-18-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By chas58

well, I'm thinking any 33mm CX tire should work...

well, I'm thinking any 33mm CX tire should work unless you are really tight. I've used Schwalbe G-One in their CX version, and they are about the size of my 32mm tires.
That said, I spend most of...
05-18-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By drlogik

+1 for foam pipe insulation. The polyurethane...

+1 for foam pipe insulation. The polyurethane stuff lasts longer. Hold it on with matching electrical tape.

Another thing you might want to try and it has helped me quite a bit are the new cycling...
05-18-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By Lazyass

I have a bike with Ultegra 6700 shifters and my...

I have a bike with Ultegra 6700 shifters and my fingertips would go numb all the time. After they wore out I replaced them with some made by Hudz. They aren't really that much softer but my fingers...
05-18-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By canklecat

I've single or double wrapped old inner tubes,...

I've single or double wrapped old inner tubes, cut into strips, as the base layer, then covered that with good bar wrap. Inner tubes alone tend to make a sooty mess on the hands and hoods.

Also,...
05-17-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By Motorazr

Needing comfort on drop bars, the first thing I...

Needing comfort on drop bars, the first thing I tried was Redshift Sports Cruise Control grips (https://redshiftsports.com/products/cruise-control-drop-bar-grips).

Next, I installed Redshift...
05-17-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By genejockey

Let me throw another complication onto the pile:...

Let me throw another complication onto the pile: When I first got my Endurace last June, I rode it with all the spacers under the stem - i.e., the highest possible position. The first 20 mile ride,...
05-17-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By terrymorse

The two most common causes for numbness in hands...

The two most common causes for numbness in hands are:

1. too much hand flex
2. staying in one position for too long

For too much hand flex, the reminder is "straight wrists, bent elbows". If...
05-17-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By bikemig

I've used gel pads and they help marginally I...

I've used gel pads and they help marginally I think. I'm likely to use them on a long distance or a rough road machine.

If your wife likes the tops better, why not install interrupter brake...
05-17-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By Barry2

Too many causes to internet a sure solution, but...

Too many causes to internet a sure solution, but Iíll take a stab.

where the hand transitions to the wrist there is a groove in the middle that fits bars great.
problem is, you have inner...
05-17-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By Chandne

I had hands going numb and some pain too. Gel...

I had hands going numb and some pain too. Gel did not help...it is too soft/squishy and bottoms out. I tried two types/brands. You need firmer support that has give but does not bottom out. Flat...
05-17-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By Rick

I double wrap with Cinelli cork tape. With things...

I double wrap with Cinelli cork tape. With things like arthritis you may need to consider other alternatives. A more upright riding position. Depending on how high the new riding position is. A...
05-17-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By CAT7RDR

Is the bike in question properly fitted for her? ...

Is the bike in question properly fitted for her?
Perhaps too much weight is on her shoulders-to-hands and this is just a symptom of a poor fit?
Has she tried to raise the bar to a more upright...
05-17-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By Chuckles1

Inner tube underlay

I couldn't get comfortable on my gravel bike, and even put it up for sale. Then I wrapped several parts of the drop bars with inner tube strips about 5/8"wide cut from old tube. I wrapped the places...
05-17-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By chaadster

If she’s having discomfort on the hoods and has...

If she’s having discomfort on the hoods and has had no luck with padded gloves, it’s not the obvious move to look to gel bar padding, IMO. Besides not being designed to fit under hoods, gel bar...
05-17-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By BobbyG

Hypno Toad I use foam pipe insulation on the...

Hypno Toad I use foam pipe insulation on the bars, over the tape.
https://www.bikeforums.net/21354043-post9.html
05-17-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By MoAlpha

I was given a set and like it because it...

I was given a set and like it because it increases the diameter of the grip and makes the tops and drops more comfortable, but I don't have nerve pressure problems.

If she has nerve impingement at...
05-17-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,361
Posted By pdlamb

I've got gel pads on one bike because I really...

I've got gel pads on one bike because I really don't care for the bar shape. The good part is that it's possible for me to ride it without my hands getting numb. (Although learning to put my hands...
05-16-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 607,740
Posted By fooferdoggie

my first trek bike I bought. ...

my first trek bike I bought.

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05-15-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,524
Posted By botty kayer

Character in the eye unleashing the violence is...

Character in the eye unleashing the violence is Alex from the movie 'A clockwork orange;...
05-09-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,443
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I’ll take disco breaks, please.

I’ll take disco breaks, please.
05-09-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,524
Posted By botty kayer

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05-08-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By LV2TNDM

Use Flashing Lights!

Ok, I never updated this thread as I had intended, but while I'm doing some related stuff, I thought I'd quickly share.

First of all, here she is in all her glory:...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-07-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 45,899
Posted By tilsover

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05-07-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,122
Posted By krakhaus

Slam the stem on that Mondonico and I bet it...

Slam the stem on that Mondonico and I bet it would be a lot closer.
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