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02-15-24, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,655
Posted By Eric F

...until you get into mud where the bottom of...

...until you get into mud where the bottom of your shoe gets gunked-up. Also, my knees prefer the free float of Eggbeaters. Same reason why I prefer Speedplays on the road.
08-03-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By Polaris OBark

PSA: 650b gravel Reserve wheels 50% off

I stumbled upon this on the Reserve (Santa Cruz) wheels website last night.

$800 instead of $1600. Carbon box-like rims; DT Swiss 350 hubs.

Link...
08-02-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By cyclezen

VAAST A/1 Apex - good deal at Jenson

FYI, for anyone interested in a quite nice gravel bike, for very reasonable.
Jenson has the VAAST A/1 Apex on sale for $1600. One each remaining in 52, 54, 56.
I was thinking hard about it, and was...
06-08-23, 10:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,704
Posted By mstateglfr

1- don't listen to people that tell you your...

1- don't listen to people that tell you your gearing should be fine. If you have ridden the bike and want more gear range, then so be it.

2- if your rear derailleur is a long cafe( or medium cage...
04-29-23, 06:19 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 73,024
Posted By dwmckee

Salsa Journeyer Advent 1x $999. Journeyer...

Salsa Journeyer Advent 1x $999.
Journeyer Advent 700c | Salsa Cycles (https://www.salsacycles.com/bikes/2022-journeyer-advent-700c)
03-29-23, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,058
Posted By dwmckee

Kona! You can ride it now, and the Surly is kind...

Kona! You can ride it now, and the Surly is kind of... well... boring; and with BB7 cable brake calipers on the Surly at that price? It is like ignoring 15 years of technology advancement; that is...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-19-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,495
Posted By Hypno Toad

You must be kidding. I have 45NRTH Dillinger4...

You must be kidding. I have 45NRTH Dillinger4 tires I got in Jan '17, they have lasted with years of heavy use. They perform great on pavement and on snow ... and bare ice.



How many bikes now...
12-30-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By shoota

This right here is the answer. I had a set of...

This right here is the answer. I had a set of Sturdy bags and sold them, they are nowhere near as good as Revelate unfortunately.

The mag closure is a game changer....
12-22-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By SquishyBiker

I use Revelate Designs top tube bags - they do a...

I use Revelate Designs top tube bags - they do a bolt on bag with a magnetic clip, thats really easy to open with 1 hand.
https://www.revelatedesigns.com/index.cfm/store.catalog/cockpit/MagTankBoltOn
10-26-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,607
Posted By Elvo

Poseidon Redwood, State Allroad

Poseidon Redwood, State Allroad
07-28-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,584
Posted By Metieval

FWIW ...

FWIW

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HE5NKQjhGPY
07-27-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,371
Posted By mattcalifornia

Yep - that sounds completely intuitive to me....

Yep - that sounds completely intuitive to me. I've had the same experience (in cars too). Unfortunately, it doesn't work on gnarly trails (well, maybe it would if you could get yourself going fast...
07-19-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By msu2001la

The Wolf Tooth B-Rad system is really great. I am...

The Wolf Tooth B-Rad system is really great. I am running it on one of my bikes right now and can fit two bottles on the seat tube, or one bottle and one roll-top bag, plus still have room for a...
06-11-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,901
Posted By ft3safety

I know you don't want to but I'd cut the spokes...

I know you don't want to but I'd cut the spokes and just replace them. You can get double butted spokes for around $0.80 each. If the nipples are seized who knows how worn out the spokes are as...
06-09-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Koyote

Kona makes a great steel frame. If it is 1/3rd...

Kona makes a great steel frame. If it is 1/3rd the cost of the lighter custom frame, you could spend a bit of the savings on better components, wheels, etc, and come out with a really nice rig.
05-24-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By malcala622

Means you don't want to sell it but have to. I...

Means you don't want to sell it but have to. I just recently shipped one of these to Detroit for a BF member.
05-24-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By bikemig

This is a fine build. The blue racks and water...

This is a fine build. The blue racks and water bottle cages are a plus.
04-18-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,215
Posted By Bigbus

I actually use a needle nose pliers to adjust the...

I actually use a needle nose pliers to adjust the bearing pre-load before slipping on the dimpled washer and then the locknut. The dimpled washer keeps the preloaded nut from turning while you...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-10-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,619
Posted By jim_pridx

Very nice! It just so happens that I recently...

Very nice! It just so happens that I recently purchased a Beargrease for my wife as well. She's only gotten out for one ride so far, but she's loving it!
...
07-26-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,278
Posted By xiaoman1

I use this method...I have found it the...

I use this method...I have found it the best/easiest way to remove pedals....start at 22 seconds.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTtxoheAG10
Ben
06-16-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,185
Posted By dsbrantjr

This IceToolz 4th Hand Cable Tensioner is...

This IceToolz 4th Hand Cable Tensioner is considerably cheaper than the Park Tool BT-2, looks identical (except for the vinyl grip color) and works great for me. I do not use it so much to add more...
06-16-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,112
Posted By dsaul

Nate Zukas has done this successfully on several...

Nate Zukas has done this successfully on several of his custom frames.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/zukas_seat_tube_bc95b5ee38f3f682984b9f4b2a56f08d0a8250e4.jpg
06-15-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,112
Posted By dsbrantjr

If you decide to slot the seat tube, drill and...

If you decide to slot the seat tube, drill and debur a hole, larger than the slot width, where you want the slot to end. Then cut the slot down to the hole, which will avoid a stress riser at the...
09-23-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 108,493
Posted By J.Higgins

Nice endorsement, revcp, and since I've grown to...

Nice endorsement, revcp, and since I've grown to trust your wisdom, I'll try them on my next build.
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