b0bgGranny Gear

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My 2013 Tracer-275 alu was among the final years of frames Intense Made in the USA and is a fun, reliable, maintainable bike that will live long bring me many more smiles. My...
If you're looking for your own means to track your rides, and keep the data/maps/times for yourself there are lots of options besides Strava. Trailforks offers a recording feature directly in the app, and you can keep/track your rides on their site without all the social networking cruft. Also stand alone GPS apps like Locus…
Less than $10 (less than $20 if you want to go fancy) and you have yourself just about the finest take anywhere bikewash: Garden Sprayer + Rag. Works a treat, cheap as chips. Great to just spray off gunk immediately after a ride, and "airdry" on the bike rack for the drive home. For balcony…
b0bg   on Aug 2, 2017
replied to drivetrain compatibility?
 
Bunch of questions, but I'll take them in order: 1) 1×11 would be nice, but i understand some older wheels only support 1×10. How do I determine what I will work? Your 9speed freehub...
b0bg   on Jul 19, 2017
replied to What's your bar set-up?
 
bar-plug, grip, brake, dropper, bell | shifter, brake, grip, bar-plug
That liner has to go. A quality pair of lycra road shorts or bibs (preferred), maybe even from Funkier themselves are 1000% better and more comfortable than any built in liner. Even the best, most costly, mtb shorts will be more comfortable with an upgraded chamois. Budget shorts go from 'tolerable' to 'awesome bargain' when…
Hawaii Rides was my bike hookup as well and they were excellent to deal with, good people. I had the good fortune to meet up with a group at the Pupukea trailhead who showed me around. Having a local who knows the twisty maze definitely improved the experience. That slick red clay has some slippery…
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