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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,041
Posted By goenrdoug

You could always buy the newer Cannondale tubes...

You could always buy the newer Cannondale tubes that wrap the valve stem in rubberized material like so:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,910
Posted By goenrdoug

Simple Green and the generic orange stuff one can...

Simple Green and the generic orange stuff one can find at any hardware store are great degreasers suitable for drivetrain cleaning.

The movable thing on top of the stem probably (un)locks the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By goenrdoug

I built my first road bike from the ground up and...

I built my first road bike from the ground up and painted the hanger myself -- not while it was on the bike, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,152
Posted By goenrdoug

Dude took the ride three years ago.. I think he's...

Dude took the ride three years ago.. I think he's good now..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,639
Posted By goenrdoug

any time I'm in public, I wave at anyone doing...

any time I'm in public, I wave at anyone doing the same thing I'm doing. This gets really difficult in grocery stores and on the freeway, but, somehow I get by.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,659
Posted By goenrdoug

If you get soaked while riding, often the most...

If you get soaked while riding, often the most problematic thing is getting your shoes dry by the next day's ride.

When you get home, immediately take the insoles out of your shoes and lay them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,628
Posted By goenrdoug

Obviously, this was the fault of the Speedplay...

Obviously, this was the fault of the Speedplay pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By goenrdoug

/Thread

/Thread
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,773
Posted By goenrdoug

anyone who has lost all confidence in their...

anyone who has lost all confidence in their speedplay pedals is welcome to send them to me for proper disposal. DM for details.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,705
Posted By goenrdoug

I recently got some of these and have been...

I recently got some of these and have been thrilled with them: Specifications (http://www.neugentcycling.com/product30.html)

They come in under budget if you go with the regular laser spokes as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,615
Posted By goenrdoug

Agree with the others touting nutrition as the...

Agree with the others touting nutrition as the root of your issue here.

If you deplete yourself on the bike, you're going to be all messed up the rest of the day and the morning after.. Focus on:...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,623
Posted By goenrdoug

This weekend's solo rides around Ventura (and a...

This weekend's solo rides around Ventura (and a little bit over into LA Country)

Saturday:
Rode from T.O. down to the beach, up Yerba, home via Westlake

Sunday:
Short local loop near...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,623
Posted By goenrdoug

Ventura County version of the order as of tonight...

Ventura County version of the order as of tonight 3/20 at 11:59 pm specifically mentions bike riding as being okay:

Coronavirus ? Stay Well at Home Emergency Order ? VC Emergency...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,623
Posted By goenrdoug

This article specifically mentions that outdoor...

This article specifically mentions that outdoor exercise (including cycling) is allowed: https://www.kqed.org/news/11806988/sheltering-in-place-what-you-need-to-know
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,623
Posted By goenrdoug

Yes, it is allowed. They've even explicitly...

Yes, it is allowed. They've even explicitly stated that you can walk your dog, go for a hike, go ride your bike, etc.

Additionally, bicycle repair shops were added to the list is 'essential...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By goenrdoug

I have a Powertap SL (which is slightly older...

I have a Powertap SL (which is slightly older than the OP's) and found the appropriate batteries on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075B3LB8K

To change them, you need a plastic...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,067
Posted By goenrdoug

1. 105 2. 40 3. 15

1. 105
2. 40
3. 15
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,177
Posted By goenrdoug

This. OP: It's a good idea to change...

This.

OP: It's a good idea to change positions during your ride.. Stand up for no real reason once in a while -- shift up a gear or two in the back and stand on the pedals for a hundred yards or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,918
Posted By goenrdoug

Congrats! You're now infected with the bug. Ride...

Congrats! You're now infected with the bug. Ride safe, acquire an underseat bag with repair kit, spare tube, etc. ASAP. :)

Ride With GPS has a cool tool for finding routes. Here's a link to it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By goenrdoug

I visited there a few years ago and really...

I visited there a few years ago and really enjoyed it. I rented a Roubaix from BikeWorks in Waikoloa https://www.bikeworkshawaii.com and they were affordable and easy to work with. They even hosted a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By goenrdoug

I'd get: New stem (other thread) (verify...

I'd get:

New stem (other thread) (verify proper sizing for your bars and fork)
New Cables / housings (https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-road-gear-cable-set-stainless-54000.html)
New brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,453
Posted By goenrdoug

This is much quieter:[/color] ...

This is much quieter:[/color]
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,817
Posted By goenrdoug

And something is taped together on the NDS? ...

And something is taped together on the NDS?

What are we looking at?

Now that you can post photos, OP, maybe you'd like to post a couple more showing us more of the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,802
Posted By goenrdoug

Someone should let them know the...

Someone should let them know the Floyd's-sponsored team is dying for a sponsor... Seems like a great way to advertise these bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,683
Posted By goenrdoug

What about the Ritchey Ergomax or Biomax bar...

What about the Ritchey Ergomax or Biomax bar series? (I have no personal experience with them, but saw some today and your thread came to mind...)

Such as these: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,563
Posted By goenrdoug

I feel the need to interject: I'm on my...

I feel the need to interject:

I'm on my second SuperSix (non-evo, 2014 and 2019) and it's a great bike. I feel like I got my money's-worth (and then some!)

It is not holding me back.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By goenrdoug

I eventually got sick of how fragile the conti...

I eventually got sick of how fragile the conti 4000's were and switched to Schwalbe Ones a few years ago. I haven't looked back.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,997
Posted By goenrdoug

Come farther into the Santa Monicas and you can...

Come farther into the Santa Monicas and you can do Latigo, Las Flores, Encinal, Stunt, Piuma, Mullholland (currently closed to cars!), Decker, Deer Creek, Yerba (currently being REPAVED!) and so on....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,420
Posted By goenrdoug

try a little blue loctite on each screw

try a little blue loctite on each screw
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27,030
Views: 17,246,286
Posted By goenrdoug

The only thing I can imagine is that the owner...

The only thing I can imagine is that the owner was riding the third bike at the time of their death and the bereaved spouse decided to sell the house with the remaining bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-17, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,386
Posted By goenrdoug

9-speed. For future thread googlers: those...

9-speed.

For future thread googlers: those Trek Alphas are apparently known for getting cracks around the bottom bracket area/seat tube junction. Inspect them carefully as you would with any...
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