Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: couldwheels
Showing results 1 to 14 of 14
Search took 0.01 seconds.
05-12-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By couldwheels

I actually mixed the salt I used with citric acid...

I actually mixed the salt I used with citric acid powder (60/40 ratio of salt/citric acid! It's as good as adding lemon juice!:thumb: True, I can't taste the salt at all.
05-12-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 960
Posted By couldwheels

I was there last 2016 just before things got...

I was there last 2016 just before things got crazy. I can't believe I've been missing A LOT of the excitement going on in there! Now I feel bad about leaving!

Your route goes very near where I...
05-12-22, 03:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 960
Posted By couldwheels

Do you actually ride around in the Kingdom of...

Do you actually ride around in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Jeddah??

I worked there for a while, it gets really hot esp this time of the year and bound to get hotter in July, as high as 120F!!...
05-12-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,546
Posted By couldwheels

Not the tire exploding but more like the rim...

Not the tire exploding but more like the rim getting torn at the seams. People typically experience this failure at the rear wheel due to higher PSI. Most of the time does not result in an...
05-10-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,211
Posted By couldwheels

I also have them on my aluminum frame. They are...

I also have them on my aluminum frame. They are useful when it rains. I tilt my bike one side and off the water goes.

On the alu frame, there's big holes inside where the chain and seat stays and...
05-10-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,546
Posted By couldwheels

If you have tires of different width, better to...

If you have tires of different width, better to put the skinnier tire at the back. The tire that is more likely to get caught in road imperfections (the skinnier one) if put in the back is safer.
...
05-09-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,691
Posted By couldwheels

You'll need a chain breaker tool and a priest.

You'll need a chain breaker tool and a priest.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,373
Posted By couldwheels

It tends to happen more during alpine stages. ...

It tends to happen more during alpine stages.

And pro fitter Steve Hogg explains why and it's because the riders are subconsciously dropping their heels in difficult climbs. He even goes to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,373
Posted By couldwheels

Quite uncanny and nice change! He'd be faster...

Quite uncanny and nice change! He'd be faster than the modern racers in that more comfy bike fit if you gave him the same gear and same good team draft the modern racers are getting.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,373
Posted By couldwheels

Ooh, I actually meant "traditional" being...

Ooh, I actually meant "traditional" being "orthodox" or standard bike fit practices but also the most recent and most modern standards in bike fit . Wrong choice of word on my part!:D

Sounds like...
05-06-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By couldwheels

My water bottle is in fact 750 ml so yes, I did...

My water bottle is in fact 750 ml so yes, I did drink that amount of water before started doing it with sugar and electrolytes.

In addition, the water is kept ice cold on an insulated bag and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,373
Posted By couldwheels

This technique came to me naturally with low...

This technique came to me naturally with low cadence high resistance drills and the technique also "spilling" over to high cadence, low resistance drills.

Dropping heel at the top of the stroke...
05-02-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,546
Posted By couldwheels

Looks bad. Looks like you should do the...

Looks bad.

Looks like you should do the adjustment yourself on the front caliper brake asap.

-Loosen the nut holding the cable on the caliper so lever on the caliper retracts all the way. Don't...
04-28-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,546
Posted By couldwheels

I've used the cheapest disc brakes without...

I've used the cheapest disc brakes without problem as soon as I figured out how to adjust them properly. But ofc, it took me a while to figure out the "safe way" to adjust these cheap calipers. ...
Showing results 1 to 14 of 14


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.