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I am a casual rider in pursuit of fitness, recreation and the occasional thrill.

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rock_n_herm   on Nov 27, 2018
commented on a photo of Weir Canyon Loop
 
Back before the Canyon Fire (October 9, 2017) burned most everything to the ground.
 
Today I completed the conversion of the Nobby Nic to tubeless, using Gorilla tape, a Stan’s valve stem and Orange Endurance sealant. To seat the bead, I had to put in a...
 
Success at last (at least in getting the tire off of the rim) ???? If nothing else, I don’t give up easily. Perseverance paid off. This morning, I took my front wheel to the...
 
I tried Jeff Barber’s suggestion of using a trigger clamp, to no avail. I have even tried to wedge the tip of a flat blade screwdriver between rim and tire bead -...
 
In my case, the tire has a tube in it. First I tried my thumbs, then I tried tire levers, a credit card, channel locks with teeth covered in duct tape, standing...
A flat blade screwdriver to break the bead? Is that what I might have to resort to to remove my impossibly unbreakable connection between tire bead and rim?
 
I am stuck halfway in converting my wheels to a tubeless setup. My 2018 Kona Cinder Cone came with WTB tubeless compatible rims, mounted with Schwalbe Nobby Nic’s, with tubes. After puncturing...
 
So now I am left to wonder, if my front tire gets a flat, does that mean the tire is done, seeing as how it proved “impossible” to remove from the rim?...
rock_n_herm   on Nov 8, 2018
replied to Trails Near Anaheim, CA
 
I live and ride in Anaheim Hills, which is quite a bit east of Anaheim “proper.” Out here, I have access to Weir Canyon Loop, which also connects with Santiago Oaks. Weir...
rock_n_herm   on Nov 8, 2018
replied to Got a "home" trail?
 
My home trail since 1998 has been Weir Canyon Loop. Until early this year, it was a trail that I could easily access from my front door. However, a destructive fire in...

Ease of use Available at LBS Easy clean up
rock_n_herm   on Nov 6, 2018
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My 2018 Kona Cinder Cone
rock_n_herm   on Nov 6, 2018
spec'd a bike: Kona Cinder Cone
 
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