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    It seems like you need recommended tension if...

    It seems like you need recommended tension if you're going to hammer on it to prevent chain slip, though some run as sligghhttllyy lower tension so there's less drag in the system (obviously more...
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    After going down the rabbit hole, it seems like...

    After going down the rabbit hole, it seems like tried and true chain single speed (not belt) is going to be the way to go, unless I want to dish out $$$ or rohloff.
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    Reason for the 3 speed is mainly: serviceability...

    Reason for the 3 speed is mainly:
    serviceability
    weight

    also, honestly just don't need a ton of gears. Bike will live in a pretty flat area of the world (where I do not).
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    Internal (3 speed) hubs.

    I realize this could go into ask the experts, but not looking for a single answer here.

    Looking into building a low maintenance CX bike. Originally was going to go SS, but the thought of a 3 speed...
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    Day old post, but went out for a little pre-tour...

    Day old post, but went out for a little pre-tour ride yesterday, then wandered across the bridge for the spectacle. Been to other world tour events, but never any of the grand tours... TdF is...
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    i think we should keep it at $10. keeps it more...

    i think we should keep it at $10. keeps it more fun and less serious
  7. Thread: Powder11 RIP

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    Sticky: good dude. showed me around Blackcomb way back...

    good dude. showed me around Blackcomb way back when. RIP
  8. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    ah fuck.

    ah fuck.
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    ... jersey with pockets?

    ... jersey with pockets?
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    i run 11-40 on the back with a 36T front...

    i run 11-40 on the back with a 36T front chainring. 700c-35

    can hit 40+ km/h no problem (maybe spinning a little fast). rarely feel the need for a bigger ring, and if so, I can just get on my...
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    Shimano grx 800 has it. i want to say 812?...

    Shimano grx 800 has it. i want to say 812? honestly can't remember. it's there.
  12. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    serious amount of signage up this year about the...

    serious amount of signage up this year about the dirty line. people's thoughts? I feel like it's in the past for me. it's pretty clear there's only one way up at this point.
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    2nd on RAD kit if North doesn't take it.

    2nd on RAD kit if North doesn't take it.
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    might have more luck in the whistler thread. I...

    might have more luck in the whistler thread. I can't imagine that'd be a cheap trip.

    Cheapest option is probably, train into downtown, take one of the whistler shuttles:...
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    let me take a look. might have a few.

    let me take a look. might have a few.
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    fwiw I'm running a 36T front chainring with an...

    fwiw I'm running a 36T front chainring with an 11-40 rear on my CX bike and that thing can literally go up anything. I spin out at probably... 45 km/h but honestly if I'm trying to cruise faster than...
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    I've taken our 2 year old in the center hatch...

    I've taken our 2 year old in the center hatch (converted to kids seat) in a tandem kayak. Rented the boat as i'm normally in a single greenland style kayak. Went out for 2 ish hours and he had a...
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    this. It's my goto touring ski w/ions when...

    this.

    It's my goto touring ski w/ions when it's not too deep or a spring mission. I wouldn't want to be ripping around inbounds on them though. I have the 18_(4?) length. I think they are a little...
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    Question for the CO folks here. Need to be in...

    Question for the CO folks here. Need to be in Denver area for work right after MLK weekend. Worth coming a few days early and trying to go skiing over MLK weekend? Or don't bother? Plenty of goods...
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    can rent online through Banff film festival until...

    can rent online through Banff film festival until tomorrow to watch.
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    velotoze have been a game changer for me for...

    velotoze have been a game changer for me for winter riding. wool stocks with velotoze. I did the liege Bastogne Liege in the snow with no issues a few years back.
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    need them held or reshipped? in the city, but...

    need them held or reshipped? in the city, but will be up there at some point.
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    I ended up there in stupid deep storm. Not that...

    I ended up there in stupid deep storm. Not that we were looking for stuff super rowdy at the time, but nothing particularly stood out.

    Fun zone, had a great time and would maybe go again with the...
  24. I think there was a few in that thread that may...

    I think there was a few in that thread that may have what you need.
  25. ^ Actually not true, but they are _very_...

    ^ Actually not true, but they are _very_ sensitive.

    I did some caliper rebuilding with some photos here:
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/342045-wtb-broken-shimano-caliper

    If...
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    Now that i'm sitting at my computer, some more...

    Now that i'm sitting at my computer, some more thoughts on power meters and different types.

    I don't love the idea of pedal based power meters purely on the fact that a) I can trash them (in a...
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    I've been using a variety of single sided power...

    I've been using a variety of single sided power meters for... probably since stages first dropped theirs. mostly what ^^^ said. good enough to track fitness and training. I won't get power...
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    Running too short, going "sur la plaque" (big...

    Running too short, going "sur la plaque" (big ring) then biggest cog on the back would definitely be an issue. I would expect though you'd fuck the rear derailleur before breaking a chain though. It...
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    Even if chainline was different, I can't imagine...

    Even if chainline was different, I can't imagine that playing a huge part unless you're doing some serious sprinting fully cross-chained.

    Pics of break? How did it break? During a shift? standing...
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    brakes will work great. you'll need a road rear...

    brakes will work great. you'll need a road rear derailleur though. pull ratios are different.

    what's the cassette range?

    you can also get an XT derailleur and use a wolftooth tanpan or J-tek...
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    If you're trying to go budget. 11 speed road...

    If you're trying to go budget. 11 speed road stuff with cable discs. The left lever will still move, but I think you can jam it or just let it be.

    I'm a big Shimano fan, GRX stuff has been great,...
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    Minor detail that the video seemed to miss...

    Minor detail that the video seemed to miss entirely... It's not really just about the ability to pull up during a pedal cycle.

    Where does your power from your leg come from? Say you have a beer...
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    Yeah it gets pretty nerdy once you get into how...

    Yeah it gets pretty nerdy once you get into how much energy is lost in tire deflection and how that changes with pressure and how that is correlates to perceived comfort. Obviously this would be the...
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    Wider is for the most part always faster if you...

    Wider is for the most part always faster if you don't account for the increase in drag/weight (so yes, there is a practical limit in where it's actually not faster).
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    GravelKing SKs roll great, but obviously a road...

    GravelKing SKs roll great, but obviously a road tire will still roll faster. Like others have said, if it's truely 80/20 and the gravel is hardpacked/dry, just get a wider road tire and call it a...
  36. Poll: I will seemingly always make some sort of effort,...

    I will seemingly always make some sort of effort, bit sad to see it go. Just run them during winter?
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    Mammut 30% off code.

    Not much, but it's something. First worthy mag pm me.


    ** The 30% voucher code can be redeemed once exclusively in our MAMMUT Online Shop (excl. Sale, Outlet, Climbax, Snow&Safety and Eiger...
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    late to the party. impressive work by kat5. ...

    late to the party. impressive work by kat5.

    time to watch the last few laps and wallow in defeat.

    yearly donation sent.
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    no changes here. if morkov can lead out cav and...

    no changes here. if morkov can lead out cav and also do well, he'll also move up the green jersey standing and get the 5x multiplier on those points.

    It'll be close but chances are the standings...
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    ^ yep. Looks like Mrs Dee Hubbs is going to...

    ^ yep.

    Looks like Mrs Dee Hubbs is going to clean up this stage and probably take the GC.
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    it's the tour.... anything can happen.

    it's the tour.... anything can happen.
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    This fantasy league is a hell of a lot closer...

    This fantasy league is a hell of a lot closer than the actual race.
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    still can't change for tomorrow's stage... that's...

    still can't change for tomorrow's stage... that's a problem.
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    it's close down the line....

    it's close down the line....
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    Took mørkøv right at the start (and not Cav). For...

    Took mørkøv right at the start (and not Cav). For a final lead-out man, you're basically guaranteed top 10 regardless if Cav won or not... Little did I know Cav would be cleaning up.
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    Yates is out of the tour.

    Yates is out of the tour.
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    Optics are good enough, getting water droplets...

    Optics are good enough, getting water droplets off the front of the lens is a bigger concern.

    The front attachment shows up on the corners, barely visible after using lens correction, but is a...
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    Chain does look long. It doesn't look taut. If...

    Chain does look long. It doesn't look taut. If you have a quick link, it's easy enough to pop the chain off and measure it yourself.

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    Shimano tech docs are also top notch

    Shimano tech docs are also top notch
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    ^ post a pic on the biggest cog. (I'm assuming 1...

    ^ post a pic on the biggest cog. (I'm assuming 1 up front)
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