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08-30-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 715
Posted By GeneO

Had as stuck SRAM Force 1 crankset. Self...

Had as stuck SRAM Force 1 crankset. Self extracting bolt wouldn't budge, I would normally take it into a shop to break it. With some Blaster 16-PB penetrating catalyst , some pipe, some straps to...
08-30-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,206
Posted By GeneO

Every hobby is expensive for me. Photography,...

Every hobby is expensive for me. Photography, computers, cycling. Sigh.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,236
Posted By GeneO

Yes, the band is reusable. I have moved mine...

Yes, the band is reusable. I have moved mine between bikes. To remove you just loosen the screw and squeeze the ends of the band together to release them from the slots in the bell.
07-18-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,936
Posted By GeneO

Very Nice. Yes, you have to bed the brakes in...

Very Nice.
Yes, you have to bed the brakes in for optimal stopping power.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,157
Posted By GeneO

You realize the OP was 2017?

You realize the OP was 2017?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26,870
Views: 16,910,767
Posted By GeneO

Really like the paint job a lot. Nice bike!

Really like the paint job a lot. Nice bike!
07-12-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By GeneO

Seems like the wrong forum. I would get a saddle...

Seems like the wrong forum. I would get a saddle width that fits my sitbones. No more, no less.
07-11-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 31,197
Posted By GeneO

I am a technology geek. I appreciate technology...

I am a technology geek. I appreciate technology from the human achievement and craftsmanship aspects. I have $4k and $5k bikes that I like to ride. I am no longer able to ride them fast though...
07-10-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,103
Posted By GeneO

^This Use my Halo in 95F+ and it keeps the...

^This
Use my Halo in 95F+ and it keeps the sweat out of my eyes fine. They have a sweat seal across the forehead that channels the seat away, I use this flavor:
...
07-09-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By GeneO

Stick with it! :thumb:

Stick with it! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By GeneO

Probably the Radial. A Radial 26 was my go-to...

Probably the Radial. A Radial 26 was my go-to pack. Really well suited for commuting.
07-07-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By GeneO

If you want something different and quick and...

If you want something different and quick and easy to setup and stow away, I like my Feedback sports Omnium Over-drive.

https://www.amazon.com/FeedBack-Sports-Omnium-Portable-Trainer/dp/B01E03AJAS...
07-05-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,103
Posted By GeneO

Went for a short 19 mi ride in the 92F today....

Went for a short 19 mi ride in the 92F today. Going for a 15 mi or so ride with my wife after dark tonight on the bike trails. Will be her first night riding here in Ohio.
07-04-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,103
Posted By GeneO

:thumb: Be safe. Happy 4th,!

:thumb: Be safe. Happy 4th,!
Forum: Commuting
07-03-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,236
Posted By GeneO

Really like the sound of mine too. Really well...

Really like the sound of mine too. Really well made and very compact.


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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By GeneO

Would add it is well worth it.

Would add it is well worth it.
06-23-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,075
Posted By GeneO

I may be wrong, but I don't think sprinting is a...

I may be wrong, but I don't think sprinting is a priority for the OP.
06-19-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By GeneO

Only at night :D Way too much during the day. ...

Only at night :D Way too much during the day. And there are hundreds of miles of connected paths around here.

...
06-15-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,133
Posted By GeneO

Photography. Wildlife and other outdoor.

Photography. Wildlife and other outdoor.
06-13-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,747
Posted By GeneO

Read the 1 star reviews, they are telling. If a...

Read the 1 star reviews, they are telling. If a torque wrench is needed get a good torque wrench.
06-11-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,611
Posted By GeneO

Garbage trucks School buses Pickup trucks...

Garbage trucks
School buses
Pickup trucks with a boat in tow
Delivery trucks
Silent electric cars that come out of nowhere

Though any vehicle with a yahoo behind it can be dangerous
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,174,903
Posted By GeneO

Needed to replace my 160/140 SRAM/AVID rotors on...

Needed to replace my 160/140 SRAM/AVID rotors on my gravel bike (worn and always squealed like a turkey). Had some barely used Shimano RT81 160/160 rotors so bought the 140-160 SRAM post-mount...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 398,267
Posted By GeneO

Looks very pleasant Rob,

Looks very pleasant Rob,
06-06-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,554
Posted By GeneO

It's the stupid glasses. So much speculation (11...

It's the stupid glasses. So much speculation (11 year old, cop, etc) based on appearances. Glad the police could do their job and get the perp.
06-01-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,832
Posted By GeneO

I would say not, but that is a lovely bike.

I would say not, but that is a lovely bike.
05-27-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,832
Posted By GeneO

Update. My Specialized diverge SRAM Force 1x...

Update. My Specialized diverge SRAM Force 1x Hydraulic Disc got a new Diverge frame after an accident (hit by car - no they are not fragile). Got a new saddle too. Since then I got a Roubax Expert...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 38,508
Posted By GeneO

I resemble that. though I am still making more...

I resemble that. though I am still making more than that a week and working on more :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 398,267
Posted By GeneO

Where did everybody go? First night ride this...

Where did everybody go? First night ride this year.
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05-19-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By GeneO

Agree, When you move the saddle back it increases...

Agree, When you move the saddle back it increases your leg extension and you have to compensate by lowering the saddle a bit,
05-16-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 625,597
Posted By GeneO

' Nice project.

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Nice project.
05-15-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By GeneO

THat sucks. Sorry, hope you recover quickly. ....

THat sucks. Sorry, hope you recover quickly. . Fill us in on the details when you are up to it.
05-11-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,636
Posted By GeneO

And steel is just iron with carbon and alloy...

And steel is just iron with carbon and alloy bikes are just aluminum with magnesium and other elements. Carbon Fiber is Carbon Fiber with some resin to bind it together., It isn't reinforced plastic....
05-05-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By GeneO

Thanks, will look at the Pedro's. I don't use a...

Thanks, will look at the Pedro's. I don't use a large torque wrench often.
05-05-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,258
Posted By GeneO

I empathize being out of work and needing to...

I empathize being out of work and needing to agree we need to get the economy back and don't like to see the wasting of tax money. I wanted to understand how orders have suspended the Bill of Rights...
05-04-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,258
Posted By GeneO

How, specifically, does this suspend the Bill of...

How, specifically, does this suspend the Bill of Rights and Constitution? Which amendment and right? Do laws prohibiting murder and manslaughter violate our rights?

Aww gee, I was late to the...
05-03-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By GeneO

Have the same Effetto Mariposa, it really does...

Have the same Effetto Mariposa, it really does feel good in the hand and has a click you can't miss. Have a Park TW5 as well, while not quite as nice, will do.

Any recommendations of a 10-60 Nm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,175
Posted By GeneO

I do this too. Not confident that EMS will look...

I do this too. Not confident that EMS will look at it though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,175
Posted By GeneO

Where can I find TP. LOL.

Where can I find TP. LOL.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,175
Posted By GeneO

Where can I find newspaper. LOL.

Where can I find newspaper. LOL.
04-30-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,839
Posted By GeneO

The 6 feet is for a static distance. When you are...

The 6 feet is for a static distance. When you are following or passing someone, you need to keep out of their slipstream. which can be up to 60 feet long for a cyclist from one study.

Now the mask...
04-26-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By GeneO

They have floor pumps starting at $99.

They have floor pumps starting at $99.
04-22-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 519,445
Posted By GeneO

Is that a chocolate man-bunny?

Is that a chocolate man-bunny?
04-17-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By GeneO

Are you trying to make some relevant point?

Are you trying to make some relevant point?
04-14-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By GeneO

I use Halo skull caps. They have a channeling...

I use Halo skull caps. They have a channeling anti-microbial rubber bead that channels the sweat away. The cap part is light, breathes well and also absorbs sweat . They are pretty effective even in...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,595
Posted By GeneO

Yes, flashing lights front and rear. But the rear...

Yes, flashing lights front and rear. But the rear needs to be intense. I would recommend a Cygolite hotshot 150 lumen or better for the taillight.
04-08-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By GeneO

I thought the topic was using a horn in the...

I thought the topic was using a horn in the context of a MUP environment, not the road. Do you really want to bring obnoxious road habits to the MUP with people blowing their horns at each other?
04-06-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By GeneO

No, your other left! I prefer the spurcycle now....

No, your other left! I prefer the spurcycle now. Give it enough in advance and let them choose which way. LOL. I've retired and switched from from commuting gravel bike to mostly my road bike on...
04-01-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,173
Posted By GeneO

Read the 1 and 2 star reviews.

Read the 1 and 2 star reviews.
03-17-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25,505
Views: 2,522,930
Posted By GeneO

Only 16 miles, still getting my legs and it was...

Only 16 miles, still getting my legs and it was cold and the wind cut. I normally wouldn't have rode in the cold but it was my birthday and I am glad I did.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By GeneO

Oh, IDK, the wheelchair would be nice for a...

Oh, IDK, the wheelchair would be nice for a recovery ride.
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