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Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 387,126
Posted By Sceadu498

Right bike this time. A few shots from a ride a...

Right bike this time. A few shots from a ride a week ago along the Rock Rhttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/road_bike_2_6764024404ff801bdf5df2cabe0830887406348c.jpg...
06-04-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,082
Posted By Sceadu498

These are mine. Trek 6000 Mtn bike, Diamondback...

These are mine. Trek 6000 Mtn bike, Diamondback Insight 1 Hybrid and my road bike built with a Wiel Bike...
05-31-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Sceadu498

I have a 1999 Lemond and had the same issue as...

I have a 1999 Lemond and had the same issue as you as it had a long top tube that no longer worked for me as I get older. I replaced the quill stem with a threadless adapter so I could raise the bars...
05-31-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By Sceadu498

Wear what is comfortable but need a good chamois...

Wear what is comfortable but need a good chamois which is the most important thing. I used to wear regular cycling shorts but have since switched to bibs. Never thought I would like them but won't...
05-28-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,687
Views: 2,526,165
Posted By Sceadu498

Here is a pic of my Diamondback Insight 1 along...

Here is a pic of my Diamondback Insight 1 along the Rock River in...
05-28-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 22,534
Posted By Sceadu498

Absolutely always wear one. Only time I may not...

Absolutely always wear one. Only time I may not is a quick test ride around the block after doing some maintenance.

Have had to call 911 twice for someone who did not wear one and they had...
04-10-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,484
Posted By Sceadu498

Why don't more companies make wide width cycling shoes?

Why don't cycling shoe companies make more wide width shoes than they do? Seems like the ones they do make all tend to be high priced versions as well.

This has been the case for as long as I can...
04-01-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By Sceadu498

Looks like I will have to see about taking it...

Looks like I will have to see about taking it apart. Pedal is not that old and not used that much yet either. Bummer. Thanks for the input.
04-01-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By Sceadu498

Yes, that is it. The screw just spins in place.

Yes, that is it. The screw just spins in place.
04-01-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,515
Posted By Sceadu498

I love the Selle SMP saddles. I run the Lite 209...

I love the Selle SMP saddles. I run the Lite 209 on my road bike and the Extra on my Hybrid and the Mtn bike. Seems like they must be coming more popular as I have noticed the two bike shops near me...
04-01-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By Sceadu498

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Wellgo Pedal tension screw
They are copies of the original style Look pedal,...
03-31-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By Sceadu498

Wellgo Pedal tension adjustment screw broke

I just noticed the tension adjustment screw on my Wellgo pedal (Look pedal clone) is broke, Will this cause a problem like the pedal not releasing? Can it be repaired?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,988
Posted By Sceadu498

All depends on what you are riding for.

All depends on what you are riding for.
10-20-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sceadu498

Going to a 9 speed even with a 9speed freewheel...

Going to a 9 speed even with a 9speed freewheel would one not still need to change the crankset to a 9 speed as well? Are not the Chain's and teeth on a crankset narrower?
10-18-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sceadu498

If I were to upgrade to a 9 speed, pretty much...

If I were to upgrade to a 9 speed, pretty much the entire groupset would need to be replaced along with a rear wheel to use a cassette correct? I am guessing it would be cheaper to buy a rear wheel...
10-17-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sceadu498

Yes it is a freewheel. Per specs online,Rear...

Yes it is a freewheel. Per specs online,Rear CogsShimano Freewheel, 7-speed: 14-28

Probably will think about changing to 34 max tooth on the rear as well. Wish it was a rear cassette.
10-17-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sceadu498

Shifter replacement on Hybrid, upgrade to 8 speed?

I am thinking of replacing my Shimano Easyfire shifter/brake combo as I do not like them. I am looking to go to Rapidfire shifters like I have on my mountain bike as I prefer the thumb/finger shifter...
10-12-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,106
Posted By Sceadu498

Wondered why their web site has been down.

Wondered why their web site has been down.
10-12-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Sceadu498

Serfas SMM-501B Mountain bike shoes, anyone use them?

Does anyone wear the Serfas SMM-501B Mountain Bike shoes? Looking at them as they supposedly have a wide toe box as I have wide feet.

Has anyone experienced that? What do you think of them?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 387,126
Posted By Sceadu498

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/my_bike_7_c0010cbb2179339d0991a66fbae6d5c64a54e736.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jgmerritt/29215983127/in/dateposted-public/)...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,834
Posted By Sceadu498

Take a look at Selle SMP saddles. For me they are...

Take a look at Selle SMP saddles. For me they are very comfortable and no pressure on any parts and the dropped nose puts no pressure on the baggage.
10-19-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Sceadu498

Crankset changeout question

I am looking to change out my crank set on my mountain bike as I want to go to shorter crank arms. 175 is getting to be to much for my knees, looking to go to 170. The front derailleur is mounted to...
08-28-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,082
Posted By Sceadu498

Here are my current rides. Trek 6000 Mtn. Bike,...

Here are my current rides. Trek 6000 Mtn. Bike, Diamondback Insight Hybrid and my road bike. Road bike is a Wiel carbon frameset built-up with Shimano 105 10 speed components with some Rolf Vector...
08-28-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 41,294
Posted By Sceadu498

Here are my current rides. Trek 6000 Mtn. Bike,...

Here are my current rides. Trek 6000 Mtn. Bike, Diamondback Insight Hybrid and my road bike. Road bike is a Wiel carbon frameset built-up with Shimano 105 10 speed components with some Rolf Vector...
08-27-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,915
Posted By Sceadu498

For me it lasted a couple days, not a pleasant...

For me it lasted a couple days, not a pleasant experience.
08-27-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,915
Posted By Sceadu498

I finally went with a Selle SMP saddle after...

I finally went with a Selle SMP saddle after going numb on a few rides. No more problems now. I did have to try quite a few myself to find what I liked.
08-25-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,756
Posted By Sceadu498

I recently tried a pair of Performance bibs. The...

I recently tried a pair of Performance bibs. The issue of having to go has always stopped me from trying. Always thought I would have to take the jersey off to go but was surprised I could pull it...
08-16-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,001
Posted By Sceadu498

I have ended up with the Selle SMP saddles. For...

I have ended up with the Selle SMP saddles. For me they just work. I have the Extra on my hybrid and Lite 209 on my road bike. Will be getting one for my mountain bike as well.
08-09-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By Sceadu498

And don't forget, no underwear are to be worn...

And don't forget, no underwear are to be worn with cycling shorts as well.
07-21-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,625
Posted By Sceadu498

I have the Diamondback Insight and it is a good...

I have the Diamondback Insight and it is a good bike. Use it when riding around the bad streets in my town or when I want a more upright ride then my road bike. Have been changing a few things to...
07-03-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 47,156
Posted By Sceadu498

Question, if one was to go with a 46x30 crankset...

Question, if one was to go with a 46x30 crankset and a 12x32 cassette would one still be able to use a standard road bike components? Shimano 105 9 speed double. Short cage rear derailleur?
07-03-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,082
Posted By Sceadu498

Love the colors on this bike, looks nice.

Love the colors on this bike, looks nice.
07-02-17, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Sceadu498

First, i wanted it as it was a great deal with...

First, i wanted it as it was a great deal with Christmas deals.

A more upright riding position then my road bike for days when my lower back is bothering me and the road bike is to agressive for...
07-02-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Sceadu498

First long ride on Insight 1

Went for my 1st long ride on my hybrid. Decided to supplement my road bike and mountain bike with a hybrid, a Diamondback Insight 1. Went in on it for a Xmas present.

First long ride on the hybrid...
06-30-17, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,830
Posted By Sceadu498

Sweeks, Thanks for the info! I have been on their...

Sweeks, Thanks for the info! I have been on their site before but never saw that. Will have to check into this.


Jim
06-30-17, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,830
Posted By Sceadu498

I was under the impression that my fork would no...

I was under the impression that my fork would no longer be serviceable from what I have read on here being that so service parts are available for it anymore.


I will take it to my LBS and try...
06-28-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,830
Posted By Sceadu498

Trek 6000 suspension fork replacement options?

I have a 2000 Trek 6000 mountain bike and I think the fork needs to be replaced. It originally came with a Manitou Magnum. Note that I do not ride it off road. It is is ridden on road and trails,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-17, 02:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,587
Posted By Sceadu498

I have the SMP Lite 209 and love it. I wanted a...

I have the SMP Lite 209 and love it. I wanted a saddle with a dropped nose to give the boys clearance so I would not be leaning on them when leaning forward. Have tried many saddles, the Specialized...
02-17-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 19,687
Posted By Sceadu498

I invested in the Lite 209. I love it.

I invested in the Lite 209. I love it.
01-23-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,658
Posted By Sceadu498

Thank you all for your suggestions. Yes I have...

Thank you all for your suggestions. Yes I have been looking on the internet but doing a search on the four words won't tell you what people's thoughts are on them, if they are any good in real life....
01-21-17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,658
Posted By Sceadu498

Look ARC compatible pedals

Does anyone know for anyone still make pedals that are old Look Arc compatible? Some that are good quality as well.

Thanks in advance for your assistance.
12-14-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By Sceadu498

700C Hybrid Bike Wheelset question

I was wondering are the 700C wheels used on Hybrid bikes fortires up to letís say a 35, the same as what is used for road bikes?

Can any 700C Wheelset be used on a Hybrid?
12-13-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Sceadu498

Thank you for your help but pursued an avenue,...

Thank you for your help but pursued an avenue, taking advantage of some sales over the weekend. I appreciate it.
12-13-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,052
Posted By Sceadu498

I went with a Selle SMP saddle as the nose of the...

I went with a Selle SMP saddle as the nose of the saddle drops away so I am not leaning on the package.
12-07-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Sceadu498

26er Carbon Framest for V-Brakes?

Does anyone know if anyone makes a carbon (preferably) framesetfor a 26er that still utilizes V-Brakes and has the bosses on the frame?


Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,932
Posted By Sceadu498

Just like your high school jocks. Look a lot of...

Just like your high school jocks. Look a lot of them up 10 years later..... Not the jocks they used to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,932
Posted By Sceadu498

The main answer is, what difference does it...

The main answer is, what difference does it make???? Ride or run, just enjoy what you are doing. fast or slow. The thing is to be out there doing it.
07-15-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By Sceadu498

Does changing saddle position have an effect on performance?

I am curious if you find a changing your saddle position has any impact on your performance on the bike? I know it has a major effect on comfort and such.


My saddle had been set up by what felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,388
Posted By Sceadu498

I have found that I usually have to discreetly...

I have found that I usually have to discreetly reach in and adjust things to find a comfortable position when I get on the bike and get settled on the saddle.

I wish saddles would have the nose...
05-23-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,077
Posted By Sceadu498

After turning 50, what differences have you noticed most in your cycling?

What is the biggest difference you have noticed in your cycling after turning 50?
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