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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-09-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 447
Posted By bikepro
Not to belabor the point, but tubulars are not a...

Not to belabor the point, but tubulars are not a good choice for how you are riding, especially with the tire you are using. This is a cotton tubular and I'm sure it rides nice -- but at what cost. A...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-01-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By bikepro
I think you're right. The tab at the back of the...

I think you're right. The tab at the back of the pedal is to flip them over to insert your foot into the clip.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-31-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By bikepro
It looks like Strava can read a GPX file. ...

It looks like Strava can read a GPX file.

Here's something to convert CSV to GPX.

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-convert-csv-to-gpx
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-16-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By bikepro
OTTO | OTTO Tuning System - 10 & 11 speed...

OTTO | OTTO Tuning System - 10 & 11 speed cassette (http://ottodesignworks.com/shop/otto-tuning-system-10-11-speed-cassette)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-16-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By bikepro
Any time you change the effective pedal stack...

Any time you change the effective pedal stack height, it affects the saddle height. Different pedals or shoes or even foot beds of differing thicknesses.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-13-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By bikepro
Before you get tubeless tires, be sure your...

Before you get tubeless tires, be sure your wheels are tubeless-ready. Not all rims are safe to use with tubeless. There are numerous articles on the Internet describing the difference between...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-11-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By bikepro
This is why you always carry a spare pair of...

This is why you always carry a spare pair of shorts.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-10-16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By bikepro
Well, on track bikes, they ride a fixed gear with...

Well, on track bikes, they ride a fixed gear with toe clips and cleats. They are worse than clipless because you can't just twist your foot out. Anyway, they do it all the time with no dire results....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-06-16, 10:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 646
Posted By bikepro
You can be easily recognized as the one NOT...

You can be easily recognized as the one NOT rolling a tubular. Taking short cuts mounting tubulars never end well.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-06-16, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 646
Posted By bikepro
It's ok to use clincher rims to stretch tubulars....

It's ok to use clincher rims to stretch tubulars. I've done this, and there's no reason not to inflate them.

I would not recommend reusing Tufo tape. I've never used it, but it sounds like a bad...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-27-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By bikepro
It's nothing like a Brooks. The side may flex a...

It's nothing like a Brooks. The side may flex a little, but I never noticed anything. It's more marketing than anything.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,157
Posted By bikepro
Bonus points for being their first post as well....

Bonus points for being their first post as well. Bravo!
Forum: Road Cycling 11-17-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,749
Posted By bikepro
Get and read "Training and Racing with a Power...

Get and read "Training and Racing with a Power Meter", by Allen and Coggan, before you decide.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-13-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By bikepro
Been discussed at length here: ...

Been discussed at length here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/449465-measuring-chain-length.html

I use the "large-large" method and have no problems. However, I'm pretty sure I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-16, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By bikepro
The first thing you should do is buy and read...

The first thing you should do is buy and read "Training and Racing with a Power Meter", by Allen and Coggan. It'll tell you everything you need to know. Pay attention to "Functional Threshold Power"...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-09-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By bikepro
I just installed this. It was the easiest padded...

I just installed this. It was the easiest padded tape I've used.

Fabric Knurl Handlebar Tape (http://www.artscyclery.com/descpage-FB6KNTP.html?gclid=CLaSoI_9m9ACFZSFaQodDAwIDw)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-09-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bikepro
Or this: Specialized CG-R seatpost review -...

Or this:

Specialized CG-R seatpost review - BikeRadar USA (http://www.bikeradar.com/us/road/gear/category/components/seat-post-seat-pin/product/review-specialized-cg-r-seatpost-14-48630/)

The...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-08-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By bikepro
I wasn't aware that giving your age was a...

I wasn't aware that giving your age was a requirement. Buy what you want.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-08-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,199
Posted By bikepro
+1 ...

+1

https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/write-your-business-plan
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-06-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By bikepro
Well, you don't need to be in Germany to locate...

Well, you don't need to be in Germany to locate anything in Germany. Just specify a start and end location in Germany and see what happens. I'm sure it'll work as well there as where you currently...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-01-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By bikepro
It looks a little like the old Bell V1 Pro, which...

It looks a little like the old Bell V1 Pro, which was a take off on the original "leather hairnet".
Forum: Electric Bikes 10-31-16, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By bikepro
You'll get better results posting in the Electric...

You'll get better results posting in the Electric Bikes forum.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-30-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,494
Posted By bikepro
+10

+10
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-25-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,615
Posted By bikepro
Latex tubes are not lighter. The advantage of...

Latex tubes are not lighter. The advantage of latex is that it's more puncture resistant and is more supple. If you combine a latex tube with a high quality Open Tubular, the ride quality is as good...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-16-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,076
Posted By bikepro
The best way to stretch them is before you put...

The best way to stretch them is before you put glue on them, mount them on a clean rim, inflate them to around 125 PSI and let them sit over night. IF you don't have a clean tubular rim, you can use...
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