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Forum: Touring
03-29-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By KLiNCK

Kool Stop Tire Bead Jack ...

Kool Stop Tire Bead Jack

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03-27-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,076
Posted By KLiNCK

I would very carefully place that bicycle in the...

I would very carefully place that bicycle in the trash.
03-16-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By KLiNCK

I use mop head refills to floss cassettes. Cut...

I use mop head refills to floss cassettes. Cut the mop head into individual strands. Cheap, absorbent, perfect diameter.
...
03-09-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By KLiNCK

Gear cable housing is 4mm thick. Brake cable...

Gear cable housing is 4mm thick.
Brake cable housing is 5mm thick.
I'd go for the 4mm if it's going on gear cable housing.
Can you measure the old one you are replacing?
Or take part number...
03-09-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By KLiNCK

SHIMANO Sealed Ferrule with Tube and Shield...

SHIMANO Sealed Ferrule with Tube and Shield (4-mm)? (https://www.amazon.com/SHIMANO-Sealed-Ferrule-Tube-Shield/dp/B0029LF4CW)
Part # Y6AM98080...
03-08-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,005
Posted By KLiNCK

I think what the OP is really trying to say is...

I think what the OP is really trying to say is "Don't do what Donny Don't does."
...
02-18-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,036
Posted By KLiNCK

Interesting to watch the fabrication / test ride...

Interesting to watch the fabrication / test ride but one question remains ... Why? :foo:
12-29-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,092
Posted By KLiNCK

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Forum: Foo
12-22-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,000
Posted By KLiNCK

Doesn't have enough handles, bars or knobs to...

Doesn't have enough handles, bars or knobs to hang clothes and laundry on...
12-19-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,013
Posted By KLiNCK

Not bicycle related but I just recently learned...

Not bicycle related but I just recently learned about this one...
Gas tank indicator arrow :
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11-18-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,806
Posted By KLiNCK

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By KLiNCK

Sometimes an audible confirmation is better than...

Sometimes an audible confirmation is better than a visual one. Have you tried gently tapping around the area with a coin? It the tone of the "tapping" changes in pitch you probably have a structural...
10-05-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By KLiNCK

Yes, the CS-6800 11-28 and CS-R8000 11-28 are...

Yes, the CS-6800 11-28 and CS-R8000 11-28 are interchangeable.
If you wanted to go to a 30 tooth cassette you can probably use your current derailleur as Shimano is rather conservative on the spread...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By KLiNCK

It's usually ok to continue riding, if a spoke...

It's usually ok to continue riding, if a spoke breaks, (i.e. to get home) as long as the lateral runout (wobble) isn't too bad and the wheel will still spin freely. You will probably have to open the...
08-29-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By KLiNCK

Neoprene gloves...

Neoprene gloves (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bike-clothing/cycling-gloves/full-finger-cycling-gloves/bontrager-neoprene-cycling-glove/p/22173/), like these, work well in cold wet weather.
08-24-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,368
Posted By KLiNCK

If you don't see any visible cracks and, when...

If you don't see any visible cracks and, when gently tapping on the suspect area, you don't hear any "dead" spots you are more than likely "good to go."
If in ANY doubt - take to LBS.
As mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By KLiNCK

Oops! That one slipped through the QC dept!...

Oops! That one slipped through the QC dept! Warranty time!
06-15-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By KLiNCK

Tires.

Tires.
06-08-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By KLiNCK

Another Continental user. Never had a problem...

Another Continental user. Never had a problem with any of their products.
06-04-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,396
Posted By KLiNCK

It's always a balance as to what to carry re:...

It's always a balance as to what to carry re: "What could possibly happen?" and "What do I really need?" to get back home safely...

I stay on top of maintenance so I don't need to carry the extra...
06-04-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,781
Posted By KLiNCK

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Milwaukee 9-in-1 Allen key metric driver.
Best $20 I...
05-25-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,778
Posted By KLiNCK

I think carbon wheels would be great - if I had...

I think carbon wheels would be great - if I had disk brakes... not if my bike had rim brakes. Why reduce braking performance?
05-19-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,068
Posted By KLiNCK

**** happens, man... ride on brother!

**** happens, man... ride on brother!
05-06-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,701
Posted By KLiNCK

I installed a pair of these on my hybrid last...

I installed a pair of these on my hybrid last spring. I like the versatility of them.
The replaceable pins work well, on the "flat" side, when wearing regular shoes.
These pedals come with SM-SH56...
04-26-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By KLiNCK

... the answer is "carbon" Alex, for...

... the answer is "carbon" Alex, for $200!
03-25-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By KLiNCK

What would a professional do? :foo:

What would a professional do? :foo:
Forum: Foo
12-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,524
Posted By KLiNCK

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,230
Posted By KLiNCK

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcg1tlOJFHM
Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,284
Posted By KLiNCK

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By KLiNCK

Not a hat but these work great! Knock 30db off...

Not a hat but these work great!
Knock 30db off the "top end" and yet you can still hear the traffic around you.

...
10-02-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,546
Posted By KLiNCK

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09-22-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,621
Posted By KLiNCK

I've bought the Continental Ultra Sport II 27 x 1...

I've bought the Continental Ultra Sport II 27 x 1 1/4" Wire Bead Tire from MEC (https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5004-046/Ultra-Sport-II-27-x-1-1-4%22-Wire-Tire) before. Nice tire. Not a bad price at...
08-15-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By KLiNCK

I'd concentrate on getting my health back first! ...

I'd concentrate on getting my health back first!
You can "aim" for the 35 miler (in less than 3 weeks...),
but I wouldn't push myself too hard if I was taking anti-biotics.
Lyme disease is...
07-23-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,142
Posted By KLiNCK

I think after 23 years I'd be looking for a brand...

I think after 23 years I'd be looking for a brand new saddle...
Transfer width/profile and length measurements, from old to new, and be amazed at how much saddle material, ergonomic and construction...
07-21-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,965
Posted By KLiNCK

It might be “up and running” but that pedal/wheel...

It might be “up and running” but that pedal/wheel overlap is an accident waiting to happen. YRMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,514
Posted By KLiNCK

I’d also check/clean/lube/tighten seat post,...

I’d also check/clean/lube/tighten seat post, saddle rails, pedals, cleats, stem and steering head before I started replacing parts. At 500 miles things are just "bedding in" adjustments at this time...
07-19-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By KLiNCK

^ This! This!

^ This! This!
07-17-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,736
Posted By KLiNCK

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Fig Newtons work well for me.
07-16-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By KLiNCK

Yep, time for a new tire. Put the new one on the...

Yep, time for a new tire. Put the new one on the front and rotate the older tire to the rear wheel.
Best practice to always have the “freshest” rubber on the front.
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,693
Posted By KLiNCK

They killed him because he forgot his password?...

They killed him because he forgot his password? And he invented the system? Seems harsh. Whenever I’ve messed up, more than 5 attempts, they just tell me to try again in 10 minutes. 😀
07-13-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,951
Posted By KLiNCK

Very nice. Congrats! There is nothing better than...

Very nice. Congrats! There is nothing better than new bike day!
07-05-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By KLiNCK

Perhaps the inner tube is not sitting properly...

Perhaps the inner tube is not sitting properly inside the tire (folded or kinked)? To prevent this from happening put a little air into the tube, just enough to give it some shape, before you stuff...
07-05-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,459
Posted By KLiNCK

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07-05-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,649
Posted By KLiNCK

WD-40 and a clean rag works well on matte...

WD-40 and a clean rag works well on matte finishes. Just rinse with soap and water to finish up.
Replies: 14
Views: 3,093
Posted By KLiNCK

I found that tire inflation can make a...

I found that tire inflation can make a difference. Too much psi made things squirrelly. You really want to be hitting that “15% sidewall deflection” zone.
06-30-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,681
Posted By KLiNCK

Why not make it really interesting? Charge the...

Why not make it really interesting? Charge the battery... BUT DON’T WEAR ANY SHOES!
06-26-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,427
Posted By KLiNCK

^+1 This. Clean rings good. Dirty rings bad!

^+1 This. Clean rings good. Dirty rings bad!
Forum: Foo
06-24-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,900
Posted By KLiNCK

You are doing it wrong! Beer should be kept in...

You are doing it wrong!
Beer should be kept in the refrigerator.
You're welcome. :thumb:
06-22-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,723
Posted By KLiNCK

LOL! ^+1 THIS!!! (Sometimes it can feel like...

LOL! ^+1 THIS!!!
(Sometimes it can feel like the bus has manual steering and no air in the tires!)
06-22-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By KLiNCK

It's hard to tell, visually, if a chain will skip...

It's hard to tell, visually, if a chain will skip on a worn cassette or chain ring - the only way is to ride and see...
From your pictures - the chain rings don't appear to be "hooked" or...
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