[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
David and Bill, given how much I love the combo of fixed and Steilacooms and all roads/trails, I fully expect to love fixed and Thunderburt thinskins on all roads/trails. Grin. 2.1” already installed on the wheels, waiting with baited breath. Grin. With abandon, Patrick -- You received this

[RBW] Upright handlebar mod

2018-03-07 Thread Ron Mc
Haven't been here in awhile, mostly because I didn't have anything to add - well, I do today. Been trying to get in 100 mi/wk, had some great coast kayak trips in the fall, chased my daughter's senior-year wrestling bid for a state championship - close, she lost the state championship by 2

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread David B
Got it! I've set my Black Mountain Monstercross up as fixed with 2.1" Thunderburts and it's been a lot of fun. Looks like you'll be set between the Hunq and the Quickbeam. David On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:35:09 PM UTC-6, Deacon Patrick wrote: > > Just the one mod, David. > > With abandon,

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Belopsky
I assume Patrick wants to go single speed/fixed and never go back, but horizontal dropouts would be better if he was to ever go back to geared -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal met

2018-03-07 Thread Scott McLain
Hi Bill, Did you use a certain app on your phone to count carb grams? I am a numbers guy as well. However, it may be better to focus on leading indicators as opposed to just lagging. I also bought a cheep blood sugar monitor and was taking my blood sugar every morning (after waiting 30

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
Just the one mod, David. With abandon, Patrick -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Bill Lindsay
I'm very pleased to hear that 2.1" Thunder Burts fit a Black Mountain Monstercross. Ask me why I care. Bill Lindsay El Cerrito, CA On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 12:47:42 PM UTC-8, David B wrote: > > Got it! I've set my Black Mountain Monstercross up as fixed with 2.1" > Thunderburts and

[RBW] Re: First weekend with the Quickbeam

2018-03-07 Thread Kieran J
FYI - there is a silver 66 QB on the auction site right now. Not sure if the price is in or out of line, but there you have it.

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal met

2018-03-07 Thread Bill Lindsay
Scott asked about getting way under the hood, counting my food as well as my blood. No, I have not gone to that detail. The food counting stuff sounds like something that would strike me as burdensome. Ironically, when I wanted a cheap small gram-scale for weighing bike parts, I compared

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread David B
Any other mods you had done Patrick? David On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:16:11 PM UTC-6, Deacon Patrick wrote: > > Ah. Why track, not horizontal, dropouts. Gotcha. In my case, because it’s > the same as the Quickbeam and that’s what I asked for, being delighted with > it as a fixed gear. You

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
Ah. Why track, not horizontal, dropouts. Gotcha. In my case, because it’s the same as the Quickbeam and that’s what I asked for, being delighted with it as a fixed gear. You are correct, I will not put a derailure on this in the future. It is a fixed or ss bike for the rest of its life. As to

[RBW] Birds ... and a Bee

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
In which two delightful signs of spring have sprung, yet have nothing to do with a ballcock. Sardonic grin. https://thegrid.ai/withabandon/birds-and-a-bee-theyre-back With abandon, Patrick www.CredoFamily.org www.MindYourHeadCoop.org -- You received this message because you are subscribed

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal met

2018-03-07 Thread Wayne Naha
Haha, I am doing the same thing! Low carb ( < 21grams net carbs/day ) and 70% of calories from fat. So congratulations on your success, Bill. I have been struggling with a plateau, as well. And I just had a 'cheat weekend' with some pizza and wine. But I'm back on the wagon now, and your

[RBW] Re: Custom frames sold out

2018-03-07 Thread Michael, SF/CA
Correction - there is a link to the deposit page in the new 2018 copy for every made to order frame page. Customs still prompt you to contact the crew. On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 4:40:33 PM UTC-8, Michael, SF/CA wrote: > > I noticed the lead time-related copy for each frame has been updated

[RBW] Re: Custom frames sold out

2018-03-07 Thread Belopsky
When was this? I placed my Gunnar Crosshairs order in September and it took at least 10 weeks. On Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 5:55:10 PM UTC-5, Eric wrote: > > A 9-month wait time for a stock frame might dissuade potential customers. > > Last time I talked with my Waterford dealer (I was

[RBW] Re: Birds ... and a Bee

2018-03-07 Thread Ron Mc
The redbuds have been blooming here for a few weeks, but on my greenway ride today, the Texas lilac bushes were covered in purple blooms, and it smelled like riding through honey. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To

[RBW] Re: Alternative Bars for the Clem

2018-03-07 Thread tc
After more rides on my 62 SimpleOne with inverted albatross bars, I can say I definitely like them on -*that- *bike for sure. My grips are just a smidge above seat level; but riding with them *at *seat level feels good, too. I'm still dialing it in. Though the grips are low, there's no

[RBW] Upright handlebar mod

2018-03-07 Thread Ian A
Great post, Ron. Good to see you back and posting again. Fabulous photos. Looking forward to more ride reports. It's still cold where I live and we're still at least two months away from distance riding season. In a recent snowfall I crashed out on my commute, leading to hip and back x-rays (no

[RBW] Re: Custom frames sold out

2018-03-07 Thread Michael, SF/CA
I noticed the lead time-related copy for each frame has been updated for 2018. Lead time estimates on the stouter made-to-order frames (Hunq, Atlantis) have improved to 4-6 months, while it appears they've deliberately withheld estimates for the lighter frames (AHH, Roadeo). Could be the true

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Philip Williamson
I’d call a raw Imgur link with no description the opposite of clickbait. Just a naked hook. Philip Santa Rosa, CA -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an

[RBW] Re: Birds ... and a Bee

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
Sweet, Ron! Lillacs are late May, early June up here. I always love riding or running past those delicious pockets of air! With abandon, Patrick -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

[RBW] Re: Upright handlebar mod

2018-03-07 Thread Ron Mc
Thanks Ian - I'll try not to be a stranger, but I'm currently loaded down with work, which is actually better than having too much time to ride. On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 5:05:34 PM UTC-6, Ian A wrote: > > Great post, Ron. Good to see you back and posting again. Fabulous photos. >

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal met

2018-03-07 Thread Mattt
I forgot to note. People ask me how I lost weight. I tell them I eat high fatty low carb foods and ride a bike once a week for two hours. They look at me like I AM from Mars. I think they are expecting me to work out everyday for hours and hours. I explain ketosis and what is involved in

[RBW] Choco-Moose Setups.

2018-03-07 Thread David B
Who’s running Choco-Moose’s? I ordered a set and am trying to envision what bike they should go on. Photos of setups would be nice! David River Grove, IL -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and

[RBW] Re: FS: Bruce Gordon Rock and Roads

2018-03-07 Thread Jacob Gosschalk
SOLD. On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 3:24:37 PM UTC-6, Jacob Gosschalk wrote: > > Have a nice set of black 700 Bruce Gordon Rock and Roads for sale. > > Maybe have 50 miles on them, no holes or tears. > > $40 shipped, DM me for any questions or trades. > > > > > > -- You received this message

[RBW] Re: Choco-Moose Setups.

2018-03-07 Thread Sky Coulter
Put them on my wife's Betty Foy (formerly had dropbars) and dressed them up with a grant-style wrap. https://www.flickr.com/photos/140959259@N03/40523494862/in/dateposted-public/ Sky in new west On Wednesday, 7 March 2018 17:42:37 UTC-8, David B wrote: > > Who’s running Choco-Moose’s? > I

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal met

2018-03-07 Thread Mattt
Bill, Thanks for posting. I was going to post about being on the EBDJ or Keto or low carb diet and might as well piggyback on yours. January 2017, I was at 223 pounds after Thanksgiving and Christmas. I read EBDJ and followed it strict for one year and lost 40 pounds. I am now 185

[RBW] Re: Alternative Bars for the Clem

2018-03-07 Thread Wayne Naha
Those Jones bars on the Clem are the bees knees, for sure. TC, can you compare the reach between the Bosco and the Jones bars. As in, how far does each come back? I've got the stock Bosco-moose bar on my Clem now. I'm trying to figure out what stem length to use with a Jones bar. The

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Belopsky
https://i.stack.imgur.com/RI3zd.jpg On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 10:57:29 AM UTC-5, Deacon Patrick wrote: > > Spacing: kept at 135 (Using a Phil Wood Kiss Off hub, fixed/fixed) > It has horizontal dropouts now, same as the QB, S1, and FJJ, so I’m > confused by your question as to why not

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Bill Lindsay
For those people who refuse to click on a link with no clue where that link will head (AKA "Click-Bait"), let me explain what Igor Belopolsky was attempting to communicate. Igor Belopolsky asked Deacon Patrick why he didn't get "horizontals". What he meant was "horizontal dropouts". Deacon

[RBW] Re: wtb Clem L or H Mustard 59cm

2018-03-07 Thread adam leibow
Nate, you are not the only riv'd out vegan Nate in Oakland, I know two! but you're right. Will told me the 59cm was on the big side from a standover perspective and I am kinda leaning L. On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 3:03:50 PM UTC-8, adam leibow wrote: > > Kinda a longshot but I am interested

[RBW] Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal met

2018-03-07 Thread phil k
I'll have to try coconut oil in my coffee -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this

[RBW] Re: Alternative Bars for the Clem

2018-03-07 Thread Lester Lammers
*I* prefer a seat post with a lot of setback on an 'upright' frame. That finally made the Cheviot work for me. On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5:14:44 PM UTC-5, Drw wrote: > > lovely bike and one of my favorite riv colors. For me it comes down to > positioning. We have a household clem and with

[RBW] Re: First weekend with the Quickbeam

2018-03-07 Thread 'Mark in Beacon' via RBW Owners Bunch
Ian A wrote: *Ted's post is somewhat enigmatic but raises an interesting question. Is a QB better than a SO or vice versa and if so, in which ways?* > > Paging Garth! Garth, report to the Quikbeam post, *statim*! Calling the Enigmatic Philosopher Bard of RBW. Please respond. Over. Garth? --

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Belopsky
Nice! Committing fully. Maybe it's been covered but what spacinng annd why nnot horizonntal? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to

[RBW] Tire recommendations for Frank Jones?

2018-03-07 Thread Belopsky
Currently am ruingn 32mm Pasela. They're fine but I was thinnking of going bigger - Donn't exactly want to spend monney onn Compass .. Maybe the Gravel King? I am thinking 35 but not opposed to 38 either ;) pardon the double nn - the firmware is onn the fritz -- You received this message

[RBW] Tire recommendations for Frank Jones?

2018-03-07 Thread Conway Bennett
I recommend you buy the set of soma c line tires I have sitting unused. Or the schwalbe little big Ben's. The c lines are black/skin and listed as 700x38 and are in great shape. The lbbs have seen more use. If I keep them around I'd be tempted to buy a roadini or bmc road. Fair winds,

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal met

2018-03-07 Thread tc
Congrats, Bill. You done good :) As someone who's been active in sports and exercised for pretty much my whole life, I can attest to the fact that "more exercise" isn't always enough, as doc's and mag's might have us believe. What you put in the tank is critical, just as the type of

[RBW] Re: Atlantis maiden voyage

2018-03-07 Thread tc
Brent, very nice Atlantis! In your photostream I saw an Appaloosa - is that yours? How do they compare? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal me

2018-03-07 Thread Bill Lindsay
Deacon recommended not dwelling on the numbers. Brains are each wired differently. The notion of having a goal and NOT dwelling on the numbers, for me sounds like trying to build a bicycle without using circles. Sardonic grin I can give up beer, but I NEED MY NUMBERS!! Bill On Tuesday,

[RBW] Tire recommendations for Frank Jones?

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
This recent post by Jan may help answer your question: https://janheine.wordpress.com/2018/03/06/how-are-compass-tires-different-from-panaracers/ If you haven’t ridden Compass tires before, you owe it to yourself to experience them so you have a benchmark for what a premium, supple tire rides

[RBW] Re: Eat Bacon Don't Jog--Goal set, goal me

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
Ahhh. Excellent point, Bill. I happily bow to the reality that you need numbers. May I rephrase, please? Grin. The waist and weight numbers may not be the best numbers to focus on. Consider being open to other numbers that may be more pertinant (which may only reveal themselves after, and

[RBW] Re: Tire recommendations for Frank Jones?

2018-03-07 Thread lconley
I am running 38mm Compass Barlow Pass EL (no fenders). 38mm Little Big Bens would also be an option. The Barlow Pass tires clear Tektro R559 Sidepulls when the QR is closed. Using centerpulls would allow something even larger. Lots of clearance on the rear - on the front it is the brake that

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Deacon Patrick
Spacing: kept at 135 (Using a Phil Wood Kiss Off hub, fixed/fixed) It has horizontal dropouts now, same as the QB, S1, and FJJ, so I’m confused by your question as to why not horizontal dropouts. With abandon, Patrick -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

[RBW] Re: Alternative Bars for the Clem

2018-03-07 Thread Jonathan
Just to add a slightly different perspective, sometimes the "right" things happen for the "wrong" reasons. I bought an Appaloosa last fall and was very comfortable with the Chocomoose bars I had on it, but I thought they looked a little goofy. I love the looks of the Bullmoose bar, and decided

[RBW] Re: Hunqabeam Quickapillar sighting

2018-03-07 Thread Lum Gim Fong
I am amazed that you ride ss/fixed in such hilly terrain. Not sure my meniscii would be able to handle that kind of knee pressure and shoving. Of course, it could be healthy for the meniscii as they get bloodflow from on and off pressure movement, or so I am told. I want to get a ss one day