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06-12-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,635
Posted By adclark

If you want to pay for something made for that...

If you want to pay for something made for that purpose, you can get these, but they aren't red. They are kind of expensive but are pretty thick. The clear protectors I have used seem to work just as...
06-03-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By adclark

I don't remember if this wiped the device or...

I don't remember if this wiped the device or records in the software but I did it using Garmin Training Center. I think I created a profile in it ('User'->'Add new user account...') then added my...
06-03-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,725
Posted By adclark

If you haven't found a pair already, send me a...

If you haven't found a pair already, send me a PM. I found a pair in my spare parts box that I don't need.
05-21-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,725
Posted By adclark

Is there a reason that the sole can't touch the...

Is there a reason that the sole can't touch the body like that as long as clipping in and out isn't too hard? It looks in the picture like the shoe doesn't actually contact the spindle, only the...
04-12-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,446
Posted By adclark

This was my first thought too, but I don't know...

This was my first thought too, but I don't know much about how the Di2 works. I can say from experience with a microcontroller though that if you don't have anything setup to debounce a switch, you...
03-27-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By adclark

I have also had a problem with the mounts being...

I have also had a problem with the mounts being tight. What I have found is that if you have any dirt or grit in the rails, it can get really tight.
03-10-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,926
Posted By adclark

I agree that clipless helped me a lot for small...

I agree that clipless helped me a lot for small stuff. I would never want to do serious jumping with clipless, but they are great for what I encounter riding XC.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By adclark

Yes you can. Just make sure you get a long cage...

Yes you can. Just make sure you get a long cage rear derailleur if you have a triple or very large cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,375
Posted By adclark

Strava

Strava
02-27-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,220
Posted By adclark

I haven't ever used the 18650 batteries so I...

I haven't ever used the 18650 batteries so I can't speak to that. On another note, if the light only has one LED, I don't see how 1800 Lumens is even possible. According to the datasheet from Cree,...
02-27-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,206
Posted By adclark

Unless I am mistaken, it isn't the bar end that...

Unless I am mistaken, it isn't the bar end that the OP broke. It is the hard plastic tube that slides over the bars which would require a new grip.
02-22-13, 06:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By adclark

+1 I have put several bikes in my hatchback the...

+1 I have put several bikes in my hatchback the same way and all I will add is that I put one bike in back wheel first and the other fork first. They way the cranks, hubs, etc don't overlap....
02-19-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,124
Posted By adclark

I use an older set of Avid Shorty calipers on my...

I use an older set of Avid Shorty calipers on my cross bike. It really depends on what you have on there right now. If you have standard pad holders, I have used the Dura 2 pads just by slipping...
02-16-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,538
Posted By adclark

There is a simpler solution than all of these:...

There is a simpler solution than all of these: Lock On Grips

Then all you have to do is loosen the bolts and they slide right on and off. Plus, they don't accidentally rotate when you are...
02-13-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By adclark

They do, but the levers work opposite than they...

They do, but the levers work opposite than they normally would. I had a Deore one on my cross bike when I first bought it used and had to change it since I kept shifting the wrong way. Basically,...
02-05-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By adclark

I had one a few years ago that I just sanded down...

I had one a few years ago that I just sanded down a hair and it silenced it. How bad are we talking?
02-05-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By adclark

What about semi-sealed or sealed housing to try...

What about semi-sealed or sealed housing to try and prevent water from getting in there to begin with? I use the Jagwire Ripcord for both brake and shift cables (which are semi-sealed) on my...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,715
Posted By adclark

I use an old pair of Adidas cycling shoes that...

I use an old pair of Adidas cycling shoes that have a recess for the cleats. They do make a little bit of contact as I walk, but it doesn't seem to do much more than simply scratch the cleats a bit.
01-31-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By adclark

Assuming your shifters are compatible, you will...

Assuming your shifters are compatible, you will need a front triple and rear long cage derailleur, long enough chain, crankset, and maybe bottom bracket. It all depends on what parts are currently...
01-31-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 724
Posted By adclark

I have crashed before riding my cross bike on...

I have crashed before riding my cross bike on singletrack and had a rear Tiagra shifter stop functioning temporarily. I was able to get it working again by flushing all of the dirt and grass out of...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,178
Posted By adclark

+1. The camera just slides right on and off. ...

+1. The camera just slides right on and off. There is even a buckle on the leash so you can leave the mount behind. If you want to remove the whole mount, all you have to do is pop the rubber...
01-30-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By adclark

Did you replace the cassette at the same time as...

Did you replace the cassette at the same time as the chain? If so, what did you replace it with? Also, are you sure the limit screws aren't too tight?
Forum: Commuting
01-24-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By adclark

The email I got from them pretty much ruined...

The email I got from them pretty much ruined yesterday. What a disappointment.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-13, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By adclark

+1 except I put the phone in a small waterproof...

+1 except I put the phone in a small waterproof bag. I have had ziploc bags leak before if you don't use a new one every time and I didn't want to take that chance.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By adclark

I regretted selling my first road bike for about...

I regretted selling my first road bike for about a day. After that, I really haven't thought about it much since I never rode it anyway and it was too big.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,895
Posted By adclark

I had the same problem with a 155mm Specialized...

I had the same problem with a 155mm Specialized Romin saddle. I switched to a 143mm and I haven't had any problems with it since.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,132
Posted By adclark

+1 if it fits correctly. If it doesn't fit...

+1 if it fits correctly. If it doesn't fit correctly though, you buy one that does.
Forum: For Sale
01-10-13, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,364
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 325,504
Posted By adclark

EDIT: All gone!

EDIT: All gone!
01-08-13, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,801
Posted By adclark

Or at least cyclocross tires. I have taken my...

Or at least cyclocross tires. I have taken my cross bike over some pretty rough single track though . My Maxxis Mud Wrestler tires are a fairly aggressive tread for a cross tire so they get better...
01-04-13, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By adclark

Sounds like it may be an all too common problem...

Sounds like it may be an all too common problem of the case just barely starting to separate causing contacts to lose connection. I had a problem with my Garmin Edge 205 not wanting to stay on during...
01-03-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By adclark

I use a Garmun Edge 205 with no problems. What's...

I use a Garmun Edge 205 with no problems. What's the issue with using your 305?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By adclark

Black saddle and red bar tape might also look...

Black saddle and red bar tape might also look good with the red accents and tires. It breaks the rule that your saddle must match the tape though. Your frame has a lot less red and more black than my...
12-16-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,812
Posted By adclark

I have had a freehub go bad, but only one. It...

I have had a freehub go bad, but only one. It was on my cross bike after some particularly wet, muddy, and sandy conditions. A replacement Ultegra freehub was still only around $45 so if you wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,912
Posted By adclark

How do you plan to drink from a glass or metal...

How do you plan to drink from a glass or metal bottle while riding, not to mention how safe they would be if you dropped it? You can't squeeze the bottle so you would have to use both hands to...
12-14-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By adclark

I put these on my wife's bike since she has...

I put these on my wife's bike since she has trouble braking from the hoods too. She loves them. You can easily adjust the reach if they are too far from the bar and operate like the traditional brake...
12-12-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,085
Posted By adclark

Not to hijack, but where do you find reasonably...

Not to hijack, but where do you find reasonably priced tandem wheels or hubs? I only have found freewheel tandem wheels for affordable prices, never any freehub ones.
12-12-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By adclark

Good luck with your ride! Also, one thing I have...

Good luck with your ride! Also, one thing I have had before was a little piece of glass that only showed up whenever I flexed the tire. If the tire wasn't flexed, the glass was completely hidden in...
12-12-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By adclark

Just to verify, you did check the pressure right...

Just to verify, you did check the pressure right before the ride correct? I can pump up my road tires and they will be down 20-30psi in a day or two. The air leaks out of road tubes pretty quickly....
12-12-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By adclark

Have you checked to ensure the cables connected...

Have you checked to ensure the cables connected to them are in good shape? I've never used a new pair of barcons but I know that worn out/dirty cables and housing can cause problems with other types...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,692
Posted By adclark

It was ~40F whenever I started and finished this...

It was ~40F whenever I started and finished this morning. Not too bad for this time of year.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-12, 09:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,816
Posted By adclark

I go for a small waterproof bag in a jersey...

I go for a small waterproof bag in a jersey pocket. I have had ziploc bags leak before but never had a problem with the waterproof bag.
12-03-12, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,980
Posted By adclark

Build one... All you need is some threaded pipe,...

Build one... All you need is some threaded pipe, a little bit of lumber and a pipe clamp. It works just as well as a commercial stand, just takes a little bit longer to put together. The best part...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,381
Posted By adclark

I've never gone down due to a blowout, but I have...

I've never gone down due to a blowout, but I have been mighty close a few times. I have crashed at other times when I didn't expect it though. Not wearing a helmet just isn't worth it IMO. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,296
Posted By adclark

Getting a cassette with a larger gear will make...

Getting a cassette with a larger gear will make climbing a bit easier but you are limited by the maximum size the rear derailleur will accept. There are different variations of derailleur sizes:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,296
Posted By adclark

A skipping chain doesn't necessarily mean you...

A skipping chain doesn't necessarily mean you need a new cassette. Check to make sure your rear derailleur is adjusted properly or that may be the cause. Your bike may be shifting back and forth...
12-01-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,828
Posted By adclark

I had a set of these at one point. The cover was...

I had a set of these at one point. The cover was decent and they claim to be BPA free.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Schwinn-Waterbottle-and-Cage/17247654
12-01-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,106
Posted By adclark

You might also look into riser bars if the...

You might also look into riser bars if the current ones are flat. That would give you some extra height on the bars but keep the orientation of your hands the same if that is something you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,965
Posted By adclark

I have a full celeste Bianchi. I have run white...

I have a full celeste Bianchi. I have run white tape and white saddle, dark blue tape to match the decals, now black tape and black saddle. All looked good but I like the black the best. FWIW, I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-12, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By adclark

My current pair of road shoes are 4 years old and...

My current pair of road shoes are 4 years old and have a non replaceable heel. I still only have minor wear on it.
11-28-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By adclark

Contrary to popular belief, your bike will not...

Contrary to popular belief, your bike will not spontaneously combust if you do this. You do typically need something to make them play nice together though. I do get a lot of funny looks and...
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