• hozn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:23 PM
    Yeah, road and trail are quite different. 50 on those trails (relatively easy, super fun) is probably closer to 100+ mile road ride esp for less...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 08:58 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Everyday commuting? How? in Commuters
    The 520 is out (or imminent) too. I really like the 510; I would get it in a heartbeat over the 500 because I love not having to plug in the device...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 07:41 PM
    Yeah, good choice! Congrats on the new bike! I keep thinking about an X-Caliber frame to build into a HT. I can build you some wheels when you're...
    20 replies | 401 view(s)
  • Guus's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 02:11 PM
    This is a great map. I looked up the routes I usually bicycle and agree with the color coding on the routes that I know. The map makes it clear...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 02:03 PM
    Yeah, there's a sweet spot there before things start to squirm on the corners, I agree. I don't like things getting squirmy either. I have gotten...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 01:14 PM
    Yeah, definitely only use RT tires for RT! All the articles/howto guides/forum posts that I have seen are good about making that explicit. I am glad...
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    08-25-2015, 12:19 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Everyday commuting? How? in Commuters
    Yeah, it is rough. I look at the name; if I don't recognize it, I assume it needs to be flagged. Of course, if it is Tim or Jason or any number of...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 11:56 AM
    I have never had any problem seating tubeless(-ready) tires with a floor pump, on Stans or UST Mavic rims (or one Kinlin rim I converted). ...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 06:23 AM
    Most rims can be converted to tubeless, but I find it makes life better to get purpose-built products for things like that (easier to seat tires,...
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  • GB's Avatar
    08-24-2015, 08:32 PM
    +1 for getting 650 wheels if you get a small or medium frame. I have medium with 29er wheels and I kinda feel perched up there. Biggest downside...
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  • hozn's Avatar
    08-24-2015, 02:44 PM
    It honestly doesn't matter. I started with 26" hardtail (XL frame), later got a 26" full suspension, then got rid of it all and am left with a 29"...
    20 replies | 401 view(s)
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    08-22-2015, 08:21 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Lights 2015 in Bikes & Equipment
    Yes, the button is on front light unit and is very large and tactile; turning it off is just a ~2-second press. The only disadvantage to the...
    34 replies | 1543 view(s)
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    08-20-2015, 08:17 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    I tried this technique (less weight) on the foot that starts on the pedal (in my case left foot) and that increased my freemount success rate...
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-19-2015, 05:26 AM
    If it is just for a handful leisurely miles a day, I am sure he could HTFU and ride a tiny bicycle. :-) But if you want it to be comfortable for...
    1063 replies | 79064 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-18-2015, 06:22 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    Yeah, I will end up with 2 unicycles without having increased n. The 36" do look cool, but you probably want to learn on a smaller wheel. (20" is...
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-18-2015, 05:53 PM
    Ha, that's funny. My favorite comment from the Bike Rumor article on the Paul brakes was (paraphrasing) "These are great if you wanted BB7s but...
    1063 replies | 79064 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-18-2015, 08:53 AM
    I'm sad the trim is not purple :) But I'm wondering how you like the sram hydro brakes?
    1063 replies | 79064 view(s)
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    08-17-2015, 09:56 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    Totally, yeah! I will PM you to coordinate a time (though am traveling for next weekend).
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-17-2015, 07:20 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    Impressive! Yeah, I have not yet worked up to actually "going anywhere" yet. Hoping in the next couple weeks to try a longer (say 1 or 2 mile)...
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-16-2015, 02:48 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    I was wondering the answer to that too -- please let us know! I finally made it all the way around the block today, starting from a free mount....
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-16-2015, 08:52 AM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    Yeah, I think I have seen that guy on the W&OD. Seeing him was what first tipped me off to the possibility of commuting. Initially my goal is just...
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-15-2015, 08:45 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    Ah, yeah; I was just kidding about the topic. No need to split it out. There isn't enough interest for a unicycle-only thread; we should just rename...
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-15-2015, 04:02 PM
    hozn replied to a thread Unicycle Thread in Bikes & Equipment
    While I question the applicability to this thread ;-) this is a great tangent. The 36" wheelsize is popular for touring on the unicycles. I think...
    56 replies | 2109 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-15-2015, 10:23 AM
    Build finished, rode it earlier in the week. It is nice to have a smaller frame / be more over BB.
    1063 replies | 79064 view(s)
  • Guus's Avatar
    08-13-2015, 02:40 PM
    Don't have a strong opinion on whether or not Arlington "deserves" a Gold status, but I will say that D.C. is doing awesome. Compared with just two...
    23 replies | 1294 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-11-2015, 08:45 PM
    I briefly considered ordering one when they were first announced. But I also don't really need turn signals. The automatic brake lights are frickin'...
    9 replies | 309 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-11-2015, 10:05 AM
    hozn replied to a thread A bit of fun... in General Discussion
    Google for Danny MacAskill; his videos are amazing. Yeah, it takes many times for them to land those tricks correctly. MacAskill often has blooper...
    9 replies | 572 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-10-2015, 10:07 PM
    I commute in SPDs, so definitely spend more time in them. My issue is that I can feel the pressure from the cleats through the sole, since the...
    63 replies | 2442 view(s)
  • hozn's Avatar
    08-10-2015, 03:03 PM
    For a cross bike, you should assume you will be running up dirt embankments carrying your bike. You definitely want mtb/spd pedals if you have to...
    63 replies | 2442 view(s)
  • GB's Avatar
    08-10-2015, 01:40 PM
    I've got 105 clips on my road bike and SPD clips on my MTB. The shoes I have for both are nearing the end of their lives (I mean are in great...
    63 replies | 2442 view(s)
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