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Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,657
Posted By Art Gibs

It's interesting how few people actually answered...

It's interesting how few people actually answered the question. Sifting through all of this, it seems the answer to my original question is that the slower rider will save more seconds by using aero...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,657
Posted By Art Gibs

Here's one possible answer. The guys at Flo...

Here's one possible answer. The guys at Flo Cycling say that the slower you go, the more time you save, which is counter-intuitive. So if a piece of aero equipment saves 60 seconds over 40km going...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,657
Posted By Art Gibs

Thanks for the response. I think my original...

Thanks for the response. I think my original post wasn't so clear so I've edited it. My question is, if you wear aero gear, but go slower than the speed at which the company says there are x number...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,657
Posted By Art Gibs

Aero Geek Question

When companies market their aero gear, they make claims like, "60 seconds faster over 40km going 25mph when compared to non-aero gear," or something to that effect.

Using this example, my question...
09-25-13, 01:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

Soooo... The clicking and creaking came back. ...

Soooo... The clicking and creaking came back. Turns out that it's my Sram OG 1090 cassette. I drove myself crazy again trying to diagnose the problem, and finally realized that it was the cassette...
09-15-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Art Gibs

WD-40 did the trick, and I added in some...

WD-40 did the trick, and I added in some lubricant afterwards to make sure things stay free flowin' in there.

cxwrench: I suppose it sounds disingenuous for me to say that I know that apostrophe...
09-15-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Art Gibs

I bought it new on ebay in November 2011.

I bought it new on ebay in November 2011.
09-15-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Art Gibs

SRAM Red Shifter Problem - Fixable?

My SRAM Red shifter (last generation) for my rear derailleur isn't working. What's happening is that when I try to shift to a lower gear, the cable pulls, by rear derailleur shifts, but when I...
08-11-13, 03:49 PM
08-09-13, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

Well, I figured it out. I greased the contact...

Well, I figured it out. I greased the contact between the derailleur hanger and the frame and tightened it even more. That was causing all the noise. OMG THIS FEELS GOOD TO FINALLY FIGURE IT OUT. ...
08-08-13, 01:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

I've tried greasing the pedals, but will try to...

I've tried greasing the pedals, but will try to think of any other threads that I haven't greased...
08-07-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

Any other bits of advice? I'm going to try using...

Any other bits of advice? I'm going to try using an old crankset to see if that fixes it.

Andy, why do you not like Rotor equipment?
08-07-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Art Gibs

Also, make sure your derailleur hanger is not...

Also, make sure your derailleur hanger is not loose. That happened to me one time and I had similar problems. To do this, remove the rear wheel and jiggle the rear derailleur a bit to see if the...
08-07-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

I'm not sure it's the BB, but in that list of...

I'm not sure it's the BB, but in that list of things I've already tried, I say that the sound is still there even when I'm not holding the handlebars. And I've tried switching out the pedals. No...
08-07-13, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

Well, I tried that and it didn't work. The...

Well, I tried that and it didn't work. The clicking is still there unfortunately. Anyone else have any suggestions? Thanks!!
08-06-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

Okay I'll try lubing the bolts and update this...

Okay I'll try lubing the bolts and update this thread.
08-06-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Art Gibs

Bottom bracket clicking/crackling (I've tried everything I can think of)

I'm hoping someone can help me diagnose this bottom bracket issue (at least I think it's the BB). Here are the relevant details.

My bike makes a loud clicking noise in synch with the pedal...
09-17-12, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 605
Posted By Art Gibs

Installing Rotor 3D Quarq to BBRight Frame - Help

Hi everyone,

I have a Cervelo S5 with the BBRight bottom bracket. I'd like to install a Rotor 3D Quarq crankset. I bought a new bottom bracket that I believe should work with the frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-10, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Art Gibs

MTB stems v. road stems

So I'm going to buy a new stem and I noticed that some are labeled MTB stems and some are road stems. Is there any real difference between them, other than MTB stems are generally a little heavier,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Art Gibs

Is that because you know both of the wheels or...

Is that because you know both of the wheels or because you like Mavics in general?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Art Gibs

Velomax Ascent II v. 2009 Ksyrium Elites

I'm trying to decide between these two wheels. They are both in new condition and are being sold on craiglist. Here are the details:

Velomax Ascent II, 1419g, a few years old, before they became...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Art Gibs

Okay, I picked it up last night for $625. It's...

Okay, I picked it up last night for $625. It's super light, came with pedals and a computer, and most importantly she loves it! Thanks again.

Here's a pic:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Art Gibs

thanks for the advice!!

thanks for the advice!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Art Gibs

it might be a bit racy for her now, but i'm...

it might be a bit racy for her now, but i'm hoping she'll grow into it. it has ultegra components and i'm getting it for like $650 so i think it's a pretty good deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Art Gibs

If it's a couple centimeters too small, how big...

If it's a couple centimeters too small, how big of a problem is this?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Art Gibs

Frame size for girlfriend's bike?

Hi everyone, this is my first post. I'm going to get a used road bike for my girlfriend, but I'm not sure what size to get. She's 5'3" and a complete newbie to bikes. I'm looking at a bike that's...
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