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09-19-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Berge20

Thanks. Sounds like this might best be done by...

Thanks. Sounds like this might best be done by the LBS guy, not a tinkerer hobbyist. Ha.
09-15-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Berge20

BB30 and Ultegra Cranks

Thinking about upgrading my CAAD-9 cranks to Shimano Ultegra's to match the rest of my now Frankenbike's components. What else will I need to buy, if anything to handle this kind of switch? The...
09-13-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Berge20

Thanks all. Pedal disassembly, clean and grease...

Thanks all. Pedal disassembly, clean and grease seems to have done the trick. Add another new maintenance experience to my bucket, and wasn't all that hard.
09-11-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Berge20

Pedal Knock when at certain power

Any suggestions are welcome. I have developed a silent knock (there's not actual sound) or thunk feeling in my right pedal when applying something over 200watts or what not of power. Wish I could...
06-27-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Berge20

Thank you all; good points/tips.

Thank you all; good points/tips.
06-26-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Berge20

Carbon Seat Post in Aluminum Frame

I've decided to add a carbon seat post to my aluminium frame; previously it was an aluminum seat post. How important is it (and what's the best/recommended way) to remove whatever grease was in there...
04-01-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Berge20

Numbness vs Saddle slippage

Still working through re-fitting an upgraded/tweaked machine and now dealing with the challenge of groin numbness vs forward slippage on my saddle angle choice. If I go more level on the saddle,...
03-17-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By Berge20

Good article, thanks.

Good article, thanks.
03-15-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By Berge20

Thanks for these thoughts all. Just noticed that...

Thanks for these thoughts all. Just noticed that my seat slipped back all the way somehow on the last ride w/o me noticing so going to fix that first and see where things are at. Will definitely...
03-13-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By Berge20

Fit, technique, or chain length?

So just starting to get out on a newly reconfigured machine (new seat, bars, gearing, etc.) and am experiencing what I'd normally describe as chain slack when I approach 90 rpm in my normal cruising...
03-12-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Berge20

Thanks, I thought I was going crazy and my...

Thanks, I thought I was going crazy and my initial search had led me astray and somehow those represented length/angle. Yes, those are all outside on the C2 stem. I'll see if there are any other...
03-12-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Berge20

Older parts question

Doing a bit of a revamp on a CAAD-9 and trying to nail down stem details to ultimately track down something shorter w/more rise. This is probably very basic, but newbie to these things.

Only...
11-17-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Berge20

Video software for bike fit?

Over the early fall, I did some upgrades to my old rig and have noticed the fit is now a little off. Can work most of it out myself, but wanted to see if there were any recommended software programs...
09-25-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Berge20

Yeh, this might be a bad idea. Ha. Defo the...

Yeh, this might be a bad idea. Ha. Defo the V-brakes I forgot all about.

Thx gents
09-25-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Berge20

Component compatability

Not sure if this is a really dumb question, but I've got two old bikes (a CAAD-9 and a Surly Crosscheck) and currently upgrading the old components on the road bike rather than buying a new one. Any...
09-24-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,740
Posted By Berge20

Thanks all. Great community here (and still some...

Thanks all. Great community here (and still some classic love of the CAAD-9)! Tinkering feels like the right approach to me after the feedback and some pondering.
09-21-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,740
Posted By Berge20

Considering new components vs new bike for my old CAAD-9

Starting to think about upgrading the worn components on my CAAD-9 from about a decade ago (rather than buying a totally new rig) since I generally like the geometry and feel of it. Currently have...
09-13-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Berge20

Thanks all. Just trying to figure it all out in a...

Thanks all. Just trying to figure it all out in a way that makes sense financially and from a realistic training perspective. Just never totally sure what a good training regimen is, but sounds like...
09-08-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Berge20

Returning cyclist: Setting appropriate goals and associated training plans....how to?

Love to pick the crew’s brain trust on how I should approach returning to cycling and improving effectively/efficiently.

Long story short, I picked up cycling about a decade ago at age 30 and...
05-11-14, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,029
Posted By Berge20

Good point George. It is easy to get into a...

Good point George. It is easy to get into a routine that only includes cycling (I mean hey, we all love it), but that only works our body in a certain way. Undoubtedly I need core work, which...
05-08-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,029
Posted By Berge20

Right. The back issue will require some form...

Right. The back issue will require some form tweaks and additional flexibility, but think that will get there with work.

Knee issues were much better today after some increased seat height. Thanks.
05-05-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,029
Posted By Berge20

Knee Pain After Changing Stem

Appreciate any thoughts you guys have. I'm trying to get in to see my LBS fit guy, but he's booked up this week. Want to make some adjustments before hand to get some seat time in.

The long and...
08-04-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Berge20

No luck for me with a new battery and it didn't...

No luck for me with a new battery and it didn't make any difference with/without my Iphone along.

Guess I'll buy a new strap first and see what happens. Thanks for the input.
08-01-12, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Berge20

Ran across someone who indicated their Iphone...

Ran across someone who indicated their Iphone would cause problems when not in airplane mode. The issues cropped up about at the same time I purchased a new phone, so will give that a look and report...
07-31-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Berge20

I don't, but not a bad idea.

I don't, but not a bad idea.
07-29-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Berge20

HRM Trouble - Any thoughts?

I've had the HRM that came with my Garmin Edge 800 for roughly a year.

At some point in the last few weeks, I realized that it was not properly working. Heart rate was significantly different (by...
09-05-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Berge20

I'll be the first to admit that I don't know much...

I'll be the first to admit that I don't know much about how fans reacted in the past, but I was thinking the same thing as you when I watched it. On those kind of grades, it would be disaster for...
Forum: Southeast
08-22-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Berge20

Visiting Nashville/Chattanooga - Recommended routes?

Spending some time next week in Nashville and Chattanooga. Bringing my own road bike on the trip and want to sneak in a few rides during the week.

Any good recommendations for either the...
08-12-11, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By Berge20

Headed across the Golden Gate Bridge down through...

Headed across the Golden Gate Bridge down through Sausalito and beyond a little bit. Then doubled back and headed around the Presidio, through the neighborhood along the cliffs, down to GG Park and...
08-09-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By Berge20

Thanks for all of the ideas and suggestions....

Thanks for all of the ideas and suggestions. Beautiful way to see the city and surrounding area, but lord I was tired of the climbs by the end! I missed a few key places, but definitely is on the...
08-09-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Berge20

I happened to rent from Pacbikes this past...

I happened to rent from Pacbikes this past weekend, actually Monday. They only give you one option of road bike, and it's what you'd generally expect from a rental in terms of components and upkeep...
08-03-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By Berge20

Suggestions for a visitor to San Francisco?

Happen to be visiting San Francisco for a few days on an impromptu trip Sunday/Monday/Tuesday. I am going to rent a road bike one of the days and try to scope out the area from that perspective.
...
07-10-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,833
Posted By Berge20

What kind of discretion do the judges have on...

What kind of discretion do the judges have on something like that? That seems like the appropriate decision to the common viewer, but I'd imagine there are some limitations on what they can do time...
07-20-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Berge20

Thanks for the feedback. Any more is appreciated....

Thanks for the feedback. Any more is appreciated.

Further newb question. Why do I need a new cassette? I think that I can gleam the answer from the posts, but figure best to just ask directly and...
07-19-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Berge20

Newb Looking at 2nd Wheels

Not sure where this best goes, so feel free to move is necessary.

Continuing to get into cycling and after several months on my ride (Surly Crosscheck) I'm considering getting a new set of...
07-08-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,692
Posted By Berge20

I was about to post a similar question this...

I was about to post a similar question this morning, so looks like it happens.

As a new rider that's on the heavier side (~200 lbs), I just started noticing this happening during rides on my new...
06-22-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Berge20

Seat adjustment?

Relatively new to the whole bicycling thing and have been road riding a couple months now (very low miles) and was out yesterday when this question came to mind.

The bike shop adjusted my seat...
06-08-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Berge20

Yeh, I'm about to that point. Tried several...

Yeh, I'm about to that point.

Tried several different things (stretches, ice treatments, etc) and it doesn't appear to be improving much, if at all. :(
06-02-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Berge20

Bike was fully fitted at the shop, so not sure...

Bike was fully fitted at the shop, so not sure that's the issue--although never hurts to recheck it.

I definitely spoke too soon after Sunday's easy ride. Tonight first real pain cropped up when...
05-31-09, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Berge20

Today was such a beautiful day that I couldn't...

Today was such a beautiful day that I couldn't stay inside. Made a slight adjustment to my shoes and took it easy. No additional problems or any pain, although by the end of the run that area still...
05-31-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Berge20

Shimano PD-A520 Sport SPD Pedal Shimano SH-56...

Shimano PD-A520 Sport SPD Pedal
Shimano SH-56 Multi-Release SPD Cleats
05-31-09, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Berge20

Natural orientation is with the toes a bit...

Natural orientation is with the toes a bit outward, perhaps too much since I'd always seem to have the back side of my heel rubbing the bike prior to the shoes. With the shoes/pedals, current...
05-30-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Berge20

Tweaked Knee

New around here, so hope this is the right place.

Just started getting into cycling last month and have encountered my first potential injury. Been a pretty low mileage rider so far (max ride of...
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