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Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Latif
Depends on the bike. Most road bikes don't have...

Depends on the bike. Most road bikes don't have enough clearance at the fork crown to run anything much bigger than 25s, sometimes 27. I have a Salsa Vaya billed as an all around adventure road bike...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,513
Posted By Latif
Platform with pegs on my mountain bike and SPD SL...

Platform with pegs on my mountain bike and SPD SL on my road bike
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-07-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 908
Posted By Latif
I replaced my 30 w/ a 26 on my Ultegra 9sp, 2...

I replaced my 30 w/ a 26 on my Ultegra 9sp, 2 years, no problems. The shift up to the 39m is as mentioned above sluggish at times and needs trimming sometimes. Seems like 24 should work as well. Sure...
Forum: Touring 11-22-15, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,669
Posted By Latif
I haven't changed it out yet. Got involved in...

I haven't changed it out yet. Got involved in mountain biking and focusing most of my bike energy to that. Interesting possibility for a fix, will have to look into that.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-20-15, 11:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,776
Posted By Latif
I'm 65 and just had a very mild case this summer...

I'm 65 and just had a very mild case this summer and wasn't able to get the antiviral for a few days.It still cleared it mostly up after 7 days of taking the drug. I had two docs, both friends, one...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,796
Posted By Latif
Another vote for Aerotech. 5 pair shorts,1...

Another vote for Aerotech. 5 pair shorts,1 knickers,1 tights, jersey, gloves and all made in America with some products using American sourced materials and all at very reasonable prices.
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-30-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Latif
That looks like a very good choice for a starter...

That looks like a very good choice for a starter bike. I see the next level up has disc brakes but they may be more trouble than their worth and the "old" linear pull brakes work just fine with a...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-29-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Latif
That looks like a fine bike for your needs...

That looks like a fine bike for your needs although I agree that the mountain bike tires aren't the best for street riding. That's something that could be changed at time of purchase or simply ride...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-25-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Latif
I've already realized that I need to jump up to...

I've already realized that I need to jump up to the comp level in that bike or others. My favorite LBS in our small town deals in Spesh and Pivot which is out of my league for a first suspension MB....
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-22-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,242
Posted By Latif
I've got a Salsa Vaya that sounds like it'd be...

I've got a Salsa Vaya that sounds like it'd be right up your alley. It does have drop bars as do most all road bikes but I feel very comfortable on our fire roads and have even done a small amount of...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-21-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Latif
Anyone with experience with the Specialized...

Anyone with experience with the Specialized Camber? FS 29er stating at $2000msrp.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-21-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Latif
Check out Aerotech designs. I've got a bunch of...

Check out Aerotech designs. I've got a bunch of their padded shorts and knickers but have seen them advertise compression lycra shorts on their website.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-20-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,543
Posted By Latif
Thanks, that worked. Haven't had time to see why...

Thanks, that worked. Haven't had time to see why safari won't link automatically while firefox does.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-19-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,543
Posted By Latif
Tried firefox and your pics work. Not much of a...

Tried firefox and your pics work. Not much of a techie , but have some sleuthing to do for safari
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-19-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,543
Posted By Latif
No, neither the pic on the page or using the link...

No, neither the pic on the page or using the link which just gives me a big black page. I'm using Safari 7.1.5 on mavericks. Maybe I'll try on firefox. Thanks for trying to help
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-19-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,543
Posted By Latif
Thanks for the quick response. I tried your link...

Thanks for the quick response. I tried your link got to photo bucket but got an error message saying the requested page doesn't exist. I wonder if I'm missing something in my system. I just followed...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-19-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,543
Posted By Latif
I'm only getting a black picture with no way to...

I'm only getting a black picture with no way to open a photo with your pic attachments oldnslow. Is any one else experiencing this? I've been able to open most everyone else's photos
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-19-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Latif
I'm noticing no one recommending a torque wrench....

I'm noticing no one recommending a torque wrench. I don't use one but haven't built up a full bike. My bikes are both steel with few carbon components. I still wonder though if I might be doing...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-17-15, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,294
Posted By Latif
I just switched from single sided spd on my road...

I just switched from single sided spd on my road bike to spd-sl and am finding it a bit easier to clip in than the spd's. Both units set to easiest release setting. My touring bike has the a530's spd...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-15-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,205
Posted By Latif
I fit into the mid 60's bad knees from...

I fit into the mid 60's bad knees from construction been riding for just a few years category. We have a hill just outside my door, Fickle Hill, that is about 8 miles with three or four significant...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-11-15, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By Latif
Bent derailleur hanger perhaps. My Salsa came new...

Bent derailleur hanger perhaps. My Salsa came new with a bent hanger, and had similar symptoms. That's something that take s pro equipment to check and straighten if need be.
Forum: Touring 04-09-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,669
Posted By Latif
I'm ready to change from my 9sp micro shift bar...

I'm ready to change from my 9sp micro shift bar ends to Dura Ace hoping it will solve my rear indexing problems.
Forum: Touring 04-09-15, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,449
Posted By Latif
Be patient with yourself, it takes time to bring...

Be patient with yourself, it takes time to bring your capacity up and comparing to others is mostly a waste of time. I've only been riding for going on to 3 years, will be 65 next month and am still...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,813
Posted By Latif
I have a stand similar to the above ebay stand,...

I have a stand similar to the above ebay stand, no QR and it's been adequate for the couple years I've had it, paid around $50 off Amazon. I don't like the 4 leg style though as they always seem to...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By Latif
Thanks to all for your great and divergent points...

Thanks to all for your great and divergent points of view. Letting go of the weight factor as even my LBS didn't try to push that as a selling point, I got the Spesh comp shoes with BOA tightening...
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