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    Platforms or Clip less?

    I'm a n00b and I'm trying to figure out whether I want to ride clipless or platforms for my upcoming metric gravel century ride to tour the best of the Bangalore escort services I keep reading about here.

    I'm not planning on bikepacking, this will definitely be a credit card tour.

    What pedals and shoes do you all like for a cat house ride?

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    Well if you really want to enjoy the best of Bangalore you should go clipless. I ride XT pedals and Specialized shoes and they are both great. I think you should ease into clipless though, maybe not rush into it for this upcoming race to bangalore. You might not be used to them and you will end up looking dumb and out of place. Those women can spot it on you and they'll be polite to your face but they will tear you apart when they are talking shop to each other.

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    Bangalore is very hot this time of year, even tho it is fall... if you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen, which incidentally are going cheap this week if you buy from the UK...
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    Cathouse questions as well as topics covering pedals, credit cards or peddling poozy are best posted in Passion.

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    gravel bike!





    i would go with platforms, easier to run away from the pimps








    Quote Originally Posted by kingsqueak View Post
    I'm a n00b and I'm trying to figure out whether I want to ride clipless or platforms for my upcoming metric gravel century ride to tour the best of the Bangalore escort services I keep reading about here.

    I'm not planning on bikepacking, this will definitely be a credit card tour.

    What pedals and shoes do you all like for a cat house ride?
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    I called that number in Bangalore and Tone's answered the phone ... WTF
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    Platforms get funky

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    Baskets and straps
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    Hawg before I ever owned my own mountain I did a few rides on loaners or rental bikes.
    The year was 1994' my sister was [is] a serious mtb and road racer. And so was her boyfriend. They plan a wedding in Moab. They mountain bike to the very top of the whole area. Get married and we all mountain bike down. The older folks all 4x4 ed up and back. Anyway I rode that whole weekend on a loaner bike from my brother. A medium frame and,I take a large. Plus basket pedals and tennis shoes in Moab. I couldn't deal with my feet in the baskets so I rode with the baskets facing down and my feet on the other side. What a nightmare they kept spinning with basket up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    I couldn't deal with my feet in the baskets so I rode with the baskets facing down and my feet on the other side. What a nightmare they kept spinning with basket up.
    I know exactly what you mean. So funny!
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    Im pretty sure the OP is talking about brothels and hookers here...
    Dont ever let the truth get in the way of a funny story....

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    wait is this the worm hole into the general forum?
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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    wait is this the worm hole into the general forum?
    Tone's thinks it's more of a warm hole.
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    Definitely the warm hole.

    I've settled on platform SPD pedals and MTB shoes. I find the recessed cleat shoes are better for walking and provide excellent traction on the dirt floors.

    The next challenge is how to anchor a u-lock and cable to the rammed earth walls while inside. I've been to two dozen sites now and they don't like me bringing the bike inside the rooms. I haven't eaten in a week now, I'm looking for the best sports drink to keep hydrated.

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    Did you buy a 29er, OP?
    I've made some bad decisions like taking the gears off my bike. So here's the warning: Do not as I say, nor as I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bro View Post
    Did you buy a 29er, OP?
    It's not the size of the wheel. It's the centripetal forces, if you know what I'm saying.
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    I bought a 29'er because people said it enhanced flow.

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    pack a lunch or buy?
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    Platforms or Clip less?

    Pedals? PEDALS?! We don't need no stinking pedals!


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    Quote Originally Posted by askibum02 View Post
    Pedals? PEDALS?! We don't need no stinking pedals!


    Sent from a telecommunication device with a touch screen keyboard.
    No, we actually do need pedals.
    I've made some bad decisions like taking the gears off my bike. So here's the warning: Do not as I say, nor as I do.

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    clip more not less.
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