bwalter0822Granny Gear

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bwalter0822   on Jan 11, 2018
replied to Upgrades to improve bike fit
 
Sometimes the front wanders a bit. But mostly it’s that I find myself wishing I had an easier gear. So therefore it is probably strength/stamina related.
bwalter0822   on Jan 11, 2018
replied to Upgrades to improve bike fit
 
I appreciate your help! I will definitely try some of those recommendations. It’s winter here, so I don’t ride the HD3 right now. Just trying to get it ready for spring.
bwalter0822   on Jan 10, 2018
replied to Upgrades to improve bike fit
 
Currently my bars are 780 with a 50mm stem. Going to switch to a 35mm for sure. I have broad shoulders, so bar width has never been too much of an issue....
bwalter0822   on Jan 11, 2018
replied to Upgrades to improve bike fit
 
What are your thoughts on upgrading the drivetrain? The current SRAM NX on the bike is something I’ve considered upgrading. You can get the GX Eagle fairly cheap nowadays, and it’s a...
bwalter0822   on Jan 11, 2018
replied to Upgrades to improve bike fit
 
I guess what I mean by “trail” is better climbing ability. The typical trails I ride here in Minnesota have short ups with short downs. I really noticed the struggle when I...
bwalter0822   on Jan 10, 2018
started a topic: Upgrades to improve bike fit
 
I recently posted about 2016 Ibis Mojo HD3 sz Large being a bit big for me. I’m 5’9” and right on the cusp for Ibis bikes. You guys gave me some excellent...
 
Probably cleaning my bike. I have a cheaper plus bike for winter...but have yet to find a good way to clean it
bwalter0822   on Nov 25, 2017
replied to Bike Sell/buying/ rookie mistake
 
Thanks for the detailed response. I have played with the seat and suspension settings quite a bit. Definitely could play with the suspension settings more though. I currently have the 50mm stem...
bwalter0822   on Nov 22, 2017
replied to Bike Sell/buying/ rookie mistake
 
I’m well aware I will be losing money on this deal. But what’s most important to me is the right ride. It has a dropper post on it as well. Would $2800...
bwalter0822   on Nov 22, 2017
started a topic: Bike Sell/buying/ rookie mistake
 
I bought a Large 2016 Ibis Mojo HD3 Special Blend about a year ago for $3899. This was my first real deal bike. After putting a little under 100hrs on the bike...
bwalter0822   on Jun 30, 2017
replied to Climbing struggles!
 
Thanks for all the tips! I'm definitely hoping it's me and not the bike. I do just fine on the singletrack in my area. I really started to struggle when I took...
bwalter0822   on Jun 28, 2017
started a topic: Climbing struggles!
 
The climbs have literally been killing me. I have a 2016 Ibis HD3 with the SRAM 1x11, 175mm 30t steel ring, SRAM 11-42t cassette. I frequently find myself wishing I had a...
bwalter0822   on Jun 2, 2017
replied to Shuttle Trails in Colorado
 
Where is the drop off point for the last section of the Colorado trail? again, thanks for all of your help
bwalter0822   on Jun 2, 2017
replied to Shuttle Trails in Colorado
 
Wow...thanks for the reply. I will have a personal shuttle haha. I'm the only Mountain Biker in my family. I appreciate all of the suggestions!
bwalter0822   on Jun 1, 2017
started a topic: Shuttle Trails in Colorado
 
Hey guys and gals, I am going to be in Colorado in a few weeks and I am looking for good trails that can be shuttled or dropped off at the top. Due...
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