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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 01-15-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By nhluhr
On the shelf where I tend to put all my cycling...

On the shelf where I tend to put all my cycling related gadgest such as lights/etc, I just have an 8-outlet power strip mounted and several of the 2-amp USB transformers and a handful of appropriate...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-15-16, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By nhluhr
Simply going to a shorter crank arm will not help...

Simply going to a shorter crank arm will not help you spin faster. You also need shorter gear ratios to go along with it. Given your goals and description of use, I'd recommend you go with a 34-50...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-12-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By nhluhr
Best way to strap my headlight battery to my toptube?

I have a Light & Motion Seca 2000 and after one or two uses of strapping it tightly to the toptube of my MTB the plastic buckle on the otherwise burly velcro strap cracked. Since then I've been...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-10-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By nhluhr
So why are you here commenting on the topic?

So why are you here commenting on the topic?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-10-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By nhluhr
It sounds like you've never setup a Shimano 11spd...

It sounds like you've never setup a Shimano 11spd front derailleur. On these front derailleurs, "converter" refers to the small pin that guides the cable into the fixing bolt and adjusts leverage on...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-10-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By nhluhr
Yep, the symptoms you describe are a bent...

Yep, the symptoms you describe are a bent derailleur hanger.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-03-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 9,098
Posted By nhluhr
Big-Big+2 is actually another chain sizing method...

Big-Big+2 is actually another chain sizing method that Shimano recommends for various situations and what it means is you wrap the new chain around the big cog and big chainring (not thru the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,445
Posted By nhluhr
This isn't the Quarz but Peloton just released an...

This isn't the Quarz but Peloton just released an article discussing the BH Ultralight Impression: BH UltraLight EVO - Peloton Magazine (http://pelotonmagazine.com/goods/impression-bh-ultralight-evo/)
Forum: Road Cycling 08-11-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,445
Posted By nhluhr
It's also surprisingly hard to find info on BH...

It's also surprisingly hard to find info on BH bikes on the various cycling forums since they typically don't allow two-character search terms... You have to use google to search the sites instead.
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Forum: Road Cycling 08-11-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By nhluhr
You keep saying the LBS 'sorted it out' but then...

You keep saying the LBS 'sorted it out' but then the problem keeps happening. Doesn't sound sorted to me. Ask them to actually fix the issue next time instead of band-aiding it with a quick truing...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-11-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,445
Posted By nhluhr
I have about 20,000mi on my 2010 BH G5 and...

I have about 20,000mi on my 2010 BH G5 and absolutely love it. I've had not a single issue with the frame. I've raced it in crits and road races, taken it on huge rides with tons of climbing,...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-19-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,713
Posted By nhluhr
My 500 definitely increases elevation accuracy as...

My 500 definitely increases elevation accuracy as you let it sit before a ride.

My typical ride starts with turning on the GPS and letting it sit clear of big buildings (and of the sun) while I...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-19-15, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 926
Posted By nhluhr
Like you said... "largely aerobic". There is no...

Like you said... "largely aerobic". There is no specific crossover where it goes from being aerobic to anaerobic.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By nhluhr
That's called OEM packaging and why you can get...

That's called OEM packaging and why you can get it so cheap.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By nhluhr
At least with 7900 and 6700, the "Lock Nut" piece...

At least with 7900 and 6700, the "Lock Nut" piece has a fixing bolt on it, indicating it doesn't stay put on its own. That would indicate the need for a washer. As for the 4600, the "Lock Nut"...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By nhluhr
As well as my BR-7900 and BR-9000 Which are NOT...

As well as my BR-7900 and BR-9000 Which are NOT the same model as the OP is talking about.

Go look at the parts diagram on si.shimano.com for yourself. It's plain as day.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By nhluhr
You definitely don't need any kind of additional...

You definitely don't need any kind of additional friction washer or carbon paste or anything else like that. If it was necessary, Shimano would have included it. When properly tightened, the brake...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,453
Posted By nhluhr
When you've wrecked hard enough to have your ass...

When you've wrecked hard enough to have your ass hanging out, you definitely aren't worried about onlookers during your ride home. I had it happen once. Didn't even really realize my shorts were...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-04-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By nhluhr
If anything, a speed difference may be...

If anything, a speed difference may be encountered from the big difference in aerodynamics but that's about it.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-28-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,078
Posted By nhluhr
I work in risk-mitigation for stuff that's...

I work in risk-mitigation for stuff that's significantly more dangerous than a bicycle quick release and one thing we have to always come to grips with is that if people are still getting hurt...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,078
Posted By nhluhr
Oh, nevermind, I thought you meant to flip it...

Oh, nevermind, I thought you meant to flip it around so it's in front of the fork (which is the usual suggestion for people worried about the axle coming out of the dropouts)
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,078
Posted By nhluhr
And now the two M6 bolts that hold the caliper on...

And now the two M6 bolts that hold the caliper on are in tension and become new failure points.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,078
Posted By nhluhr
I have to agree with you. If you have a process...

I have to agree with you. If you have a process that is continually being improperly peformed by the average end user, is it really correct to blame it on the average end user or more correct to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-23-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By nhluhr
Here's an FEA chart showing what happens to...

Here's an FEA chart showing what happens to normal spoke tension when vertically loaded with rider weight:
http://i.imgur.com/f2PzOpz.png

Notice how the greatest effect from vertical load is...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-23-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By nhluhr
I'll toss in my vote for this exact pump. It's...

I'll toss in my vote for this exact pump. It's got a gauge and a tiny little foot-wedge along with the folding handle to make pumping easier. I have one that i use in lieu of CO2 cartridges on my...
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