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Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By Hoang
The clicking sound on my Roubaix turned out to be...

The clicking sound on my Roubaix turned out to be the seatpost. Removed the seatpost, greased it, reinstalled it, torqued to spec. Clicking stopped.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-11-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Hoang
Thanks for your replies. I guess I somehow...

Thanks for your replies. I guess I somehow thought that stress relieving was about correcting the spoke line which to me did not seem particularly relevant with a radial spoking pattern. Time to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-11-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Hoang
Destressing a radially spoked wheel?

I just built a radially spoked front wheel. I'm not sure as to how to go about destressing this wheel or whether destressing a radially spoked wheel is even necessary. Any advice would be...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-06-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,808
Posted By Hoang
I still own my first road bike. A 1989...

I still own my first road bike. A 1989 Cannondale SC600. 3.0 Aluminum frame and fork equipped with Shimano 105.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,300
Posted By Hoang
Last year I went from 5700 to 5800. The...

Last year I went from 5700 to 5800. The difference between the two was appreciable, particularly where the performance of front derailleur was concerned.
Forum: Commuting 11-29-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By Hoang
I like those Glad Twist&Lock containers. I have...

I like those Glad Twist&Lock containers. I have access to a microwave at work so I tend to freeze anything that may leak and make a mess: soups, chilli, etc. The food then goes from the freezer to...
Forum: Commuting 11-28-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,283
Posted By Hoang
When people at the office that don't know your...

When people at the office that don't know your name refer to you as "the guy that rides to work".
Forum: Commuting 11-26-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,383
Posted By Hoang
I'm late into this thread but I just recently...

I'm late into this thread but I just recently installed dynamo lighting on my commuter rig and I must say that I couldn't be happier. My commute is 27 miles round trip; half of which inevitably...
Forum: Commuting 10-03-15, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,208
Posted By Hoang
I love the comfort of a wide tire but can't stand...

I love the comfort of a wide tire but can't stand the sluggish feel of the wider tires I've tried. Tires I did not like: Continental Gatorskins and Bontrager Satellite Elite Hardcase both in 32. ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-01-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Hoang
One of my bike has them, two of my bikes don't. ...

One of my bike has them, two of my bikes don't. On the bike that does have them, I've never had to touch the in-line barrel adjusters on over 8000 miles. I do all my adjustments when my bikes are on...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-01-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Hoang
Thanks Tom. A picture is worth a thousand words....

Thanks Tom. A picture is worth a thousand words. The different bags I use, all rub against the rack quite significantly and in different places; I think that I may end up running the wire along the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-30-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Hoang
Advice on wiring a taillight

I've just made the jump to dynamo lighting for my commuter rig. I am getting ready to install the lights and am concerned about the electrical connection between my headlamp to the taillight. The...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-12-14, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Hoang
Buy a New Crankset or Replace Chainrings?

My commuter bike has just over 10,000 kms on it. The bike has 24 speeds. The FSA CFM 30/42/53 crank is definitely showing some wear. The 53 and 42 tooth chainrings in particular. Would it be more...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,923
Posted By Hoang
I've did both last year. It was tougher to...

I've did both last year. It was tougher to recover from the marathon than from the century. My body rarely take a pounding on the bike, when I'm running I always start to hurt after 2.5 hours -...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-14, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,939
Posted By Hoang
I currently run Schwalbe Ultremo ZX and Michelin...

I currently run Schwalbe Ultremo ZX and Michelin Pro Race 4 Service Course on my road bikes. Both have great road feel. The Michelins feel a little faster. I haven't tried the Continental GP4000's...
Forum: Commuting 02-02-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,252
Posted By Hoang
My commuter weights 27lbs naked. Add to that a...

My commuter weights 27lbs naked. Add to that a water bottle, some tools, my lunch, shoes, a toiletry kit and a change of clothes and it'll tip the scale at 45 lbs easy on most days.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,173
Posted By Hoang
I've gone to my LBS to have a bent derailleur...

I've gone to my LBS to have a bent derailleur hanger repaired and to have seized BB cup removed. Otherwise I do all my own work.
Forum: Commuting 01-10-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,241
Posted By Hoang
Another nice thing about full fenders is that...

Another nice thing about full fenders is that even when you do get wet, it's usually from clean water that's coming down (rain) and not from dirty water that's being picked up from your tires. That...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-13, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By Hoang
I've seen extra spokes carried in a seatpost,...

I've seen extra spokes carried in a seatpost, held in place by a piece of cork they were threaded through.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-01-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Hoang
Mysterious ticking/creaking seatpost: Why?

My 2010 Specialized Roubaix Expert developed an annoying ticking/cracking sound. I found that the noise was coming from the frame where the seatpost is deeply inserted (carbon seatpost/carbon...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-11-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Hoang
Quick approximate breakdown of costs and parts: ...

Quick approximate breakdown of costs and parts:
Drop bars $30
Stem $20
Brake levers $35
Bar tape $15
New cables and housing $25
Bar-end shifters $40

I've done this conversion with a hybrid. ...
Forum: Commuting 06-08-13, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,445
Posted By Hoang
Spare tube, patch kit, tire lever, mini pump,...

Spare tube, patch kit, tire lever, mini pump, spoke key, chain breaker, allen keys, valve adaptor.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-27-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Hoang
Thank you for all the suggestions. The only...

Thank you for all the suggestions. The only truly "vintage" aspect of the bike that I wish to keep are the 7 speed downtube shifters. Had the bike been pre-1987, I would have gone to greater...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-25-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Hoang
Restoring an old bike: Need rim and spokes recommendations

I am in the process of restoring an early 1990's Cannondale SC600. The stock Wolber GTX rims are shot. I want to re-use the Shimano 105 32 hole hubs (126mm 7 speed ultraglide) and rebuild the...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,328
Posted By Hoang
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 700x28 tires.

Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 700x28 tires.
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