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  1. Exalith pads on non-Exalith rims and vice versa...

    Hi,

    After a minor accident destroying a wheel and some purchases I now have two (efficient) wheelsets:

    Mavic Ksyrium SLR on the rear and Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 C24 in the front (actually I had...
  2. Thanks guys!!

    Thanks guys!!
  3. SRAM Force rear derailleur capacity

    Hi,

    I have a SRAM Force rear derailleur, short cage, and I cannot seem to be able to find anywhere a specification sheet.
    Namely I am interested in the capacity of the derailleur, and more...
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    Actually, doing it slower was they key advice! I...

    Actually, doing it slower was they key advice!
    I just returned from my second ride (90 km) with all kinds of climbs so had to use most of the usable speeds and handling that baby a bit more gently...
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    Question to SRAM double tap users

    Hi,

    Just built myself a new bike with SRAM Force Double Tap levers.
    Was riding 105 Shim's before.
    I must have ridden ~50 km on the new one.
    So far: shifting to a smaller sprocket is very easy...
  6. Good point...

    Good point...
  7. Rear derailleur: importance of the B-screw

    Hi,

    Adjusting a new derailleur, and wondering the importance of the B-screw...
    How should I set it? have the upper jockey as close as possible to the bigger cog when on the granny in front...
  8. Yeah, thanks,... actually just browsing through...

    Yeah, thanks,... actually just browsing through the manual answered my question.

    Thank you all!!
  9. Garmin Edge 500 question: two cadence/speed modules for two bikes?

    Hi,

    I have a Garmin Edge 500 with the cadence/speed module:

    390341

    Can I purchase a second one to put on another bike and have both modules paired with the same Garmin device?
    So that both...
  10. Benefit of ceramic bearing bottom bracket and carbon fiber bars

    Hi,

    I am about to build a bike from a frameset. I got most of the equipment covered. I only struggle with two last bits: BB and bars.
    My frame needs a pressfit BB86 bracket. To match the crankset...
  11. Thanks! giving this a look as well... I like...

    Thanks! giving this a look as well...
    I like reading,... can do no harm reading several of those...



    Will check that out. Thank you. First time I hear of FTP, but I do have a HR monitor w/ my...
  12. Thanks. Was exactly what I was looking for.

    Thanks. Was exactly what I was looking for.
  13. Training "plan", centralized "bible", or where to begin with?

    Hi,

    I have been riding a lot as far as touring and commuting are concerned.
    I just started racing and therefore training.
    My problem is that I have no clearly planned plan for the training.
    ...
  14. What are the symptoms of an discharged battery for on a GSC 10

    Hi,

    I have a Garmin EDGE 500 with a GSC 10 module to get cadence and speed data.
    What are the symptoms to an empty battery for that module?

    Here is the thing: I went on a ride this morning and...
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    Checked that when changing the cable recently:...

    Checked that when changing the cable recently: loosened the two bolts that link the caliper to the fork, squeezed the handle and tightened. So I would say yes.
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    Vibrations w/ disc brakes

    Hi,

    I got a pair of Hayes CX disc brakes on my touring bike.
    Brakes alright, only one uncomfortable/strange thing: front brake makes vibrations when braking: as it the pad was slipping on the...
  17. Thanks, makes a lot of sense.

    Thanks, makes a lot of sense.
  18. Frame difference between mechanical and electrical transmission

    Hi,

    I am currently browsing around to find a new frameset.
    I intend to use mechanical shifting only, not interested in electrical shifting.

    I have never really seen an electrical shifting...
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    Crossed my mind, but this 9 months we're talking...

    Crossed my mind, but this 9 months we're talking about... If we assume a normal Brooks saddle lifespan is 40 years, and divide it by 10 for improper treatment we get 4 years and for me in less than...
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    I have a Flyer one on my commuter and it looks...

    I have a Flyer one on my commuter and it looks just as it looked when it was new.



    I have the saddle since July and must a proofided it twice.



    Thanks for this feedback.
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    Brooks Swallow saddle "caved in"

    Hi,

    I have a Brooks Swallow saddle for my racing bike.
    When it was new it looked like this:

    http://i.imgur.com/RWOS9tj.jpg

    I don't have a profile picture, but it was flat with a little...
  22. Thank you all! With all that, I should be able...

    Thank you all!

    With all that, I should be able to figure it all out (I just mounted the trainer, the bike on it, and rode it barefoot for 5 minutes to give it a try... so I have lots or figuring...
  23. Help me understand my home trainer...

    Hello,

    I am not new to cycling but am just starting in racing, training and whatnot.

    I wanted to concentrate some of my training on some specifics such as intervals, I purchased a home trainer...
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    I will. Thanks. I still don't know yet what...

    I will. Thanks.

    I still don't know yet what pressure to ride.
    The "wizard" on Vittoria website recommends 9.2 bar in front and 9.7 in rear.
    I guess I will gave to test it all out by myself. ...
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    Your advice helped. Me stretching the tubular on...

    Your advice helped.
    Me stretching the tubular on old clinchers worked as well.
    My tubulars are mounted and are now drying and I can't wait to try them out when I can.
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