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08-17-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,126
Posted By mr,grumpy

Yes I have but the examples are unclear. the...

Yes I have but the examples are unclear. the spacing is 5-6 mm but the the guy in the video does it the jockey wheel moves straight up and down. When I do it it's more of an arc. I think the problem...
07-28-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 9,750
Posted By mr,grumpy

My favorite bike that I have owned......

My favorite bike that I have owned......
06-10-23, 06:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 29,398
Posted By mr,grumpy

Mini Vs are the best mod I made to my Tricross....

Mini Vs are the best mod I made to my Tricross. Sick bike.
06-10-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,225
Posted By mr,grumpy

Didn't those used To be called Hybrids?

What they are touting as the new big trend: Flatbar Gravel Bikes. Didn't those used to be Hybrids a couple of years ago, and super un-cool?
06-03-23, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By mr,grumpy

Thank you all. After days of testing and...

Thank you all. After days of testing and adjusting I succeeded in making the bike not shift at all. A quick trip to the LBS and it was sorted in less than min.
05-31-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,627
Posted By mr,grumpy

I flipped my Stem, and liked it

Recently I got a bug up my arse to get a proper "road bike". Currently, I have a comfortable but heavy drop bar bike (Specialized Tricross) and a light weight flat bar bike (Trek FX S 4). Honestly,...
Forum: Northeast
10-16-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11,034
Views: 1,381,250
Posted By mr,grumpy

Yessa. Sure was.

Yessa. Sure was.
10-07-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7,826
Views: 2,823,872
Posted By mr,grumpy

Here is my newest addition to my fleet, a 2016...

Here is my newest addition to my fleet, a 2016 Trek FX 7.2. I bought it off of Marketplace for next to nothing because it had two flat tires and the breaks didn't work. A couple hors with a hex...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By mr,grumpy

Well, as I was looking around, I came across this...

Well, as I was looking around, I came across this little gem. It was cheep and came with the front fork racks that 79P had suggested that I fit on the 820. There were a couple of things wrong with it...
09-04-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 802,739
Posted By mr,grumpy

Knobbiest!

Has any one put knobby tires in a high-end FX ( a FXs4 aluminum frame carbon fork) and used it as kind of a hard tail MTB and not ruined it? I find that Iím riding a lot of unpaved rail trails and...
08-26-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By mr,grumpy

Oh, I'm keeping this. Forever. This bike is the...

Oh, I'm keeping this. Forever. This bike is the first big-ticket item that I ever bought myself "new". I was separated from her for a long time. Never again.
08-25-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7,826
Views: 2,823,872
Posted By mr,grumpy

Went for a chill-group group ride today, I am...

Went for a chill-group group ride today, I am really liking my FX.
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08-25-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By mr,grumpy

I don't think that she is now, nor ever has been...

I don't think that she is now, nor ever has been "Brooks" material. I'm leaning twords a generic WTB MTB saddle. For pedals I got these bad boys.

...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By mr,grumpy

Finally getting my shot!

After more than a decade of working 30 miles or
more away from home I finally have a job close enough that I can use my bike as practical transportation. And itís a giant NoríEaster all week.
12-31-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,641
Posted By mr,grumpy

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04-11-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 46,473
Posted By mr,grumpy

wow Doug! How did you ever find this zombe...

wow Doug! How did you ever find this zombe thread? It was a PRN-10 and it was amazing but it was too small. I sold it on ears a go to a girl about 5'6" and she was quite happy with it.
Forum: Northeast
11-27-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11,034
Views: 1,381,250
Posted By mr,grumpy

Yes. It's several generations old. There really...

Yes. It's several generations old. There really is a lot of history and tradition on that little corner.
Forum: Northeast
11-26-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11,034
Views: 1,381,250
Posted By mr,grumpy

I am not a very good internet cyclist. I forget...

I am not a very good internet cyclist. I forget to set my Strava and never take pictures. Heck, I rarely stop to take in the sites. Yesterday though, I had an appointment that brought me back to the...
11-25-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,129
Posted By mr,grumpy

I drive by that house 20 times a week. I did...

I drive by that house 20 times a week. I did indeed follow up even bring the bike back with me.
11-23-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,129
Posted By mr,grumpy

Positive vibes flowed back to me.

A couple weeks ago I was bummed out that the Trek 400 that my friend had entrusted to me was just too darned big for me. It was sad but I determined that I was going to give it another go just as...
11-04-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 363,396
Posted By mr,grumpy

You my have invent the worlds first truely...

You my have invent the worlds first truely theft-proof bike!
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