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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,978
Posted By dwing

Specialized Turbo Cottons 26mm with Latex tubes...

Specialized Turbo Cottons 26mm with Latex tubes is pretty darn smooth. I tried the Vittoria G+ and went right back to the Turbo Cottons. First season I ran latex front only because I'm a heavy...
04-27-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By dwing

Theres an option to inoclude/exclude zero in my...

Theres an option to inoclude/exclude zero in my android bolt app. I dont normally look at the wahoo history but i checked my last few rides and cadence matches strava. I exclude zero cadence. Geez I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By dwing

3rd. Get a nice piece of hardwood to span the...

3rd. Get a nice piece of hardwood to span the studsif you want it to look good.
04-23-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,940
Posted By dwing

3 weeks since 1st post.. I wouldve picked up the...

3 weeks since 1st post.. I wouldve picked up the Roubaix, Diverge, Defy, or any other enduro bike that fit good and been riding that sucker at least 1 hr ever morning before eating to start logging...
04-09-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,890
Posted By dwing

He admitted he doped, admits to his errors,...

He admitted he doped, admits to his errors, settled his lawsuits, paid restitution, understands the forever hate... So, you want him to not make podcasts on a subject he has great knowledge of. Do...
04-02-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,224
Posted By dwing

Solid effort. Join a club, hook up with fast...

Solid effort. Join a club, hook up with fast group rides, start entering races. Don't overthink that you're not fast enough to start racing... you'll improve quickly with experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By dwing

[/list] Why move the thread? The OP asked for...

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Why move the thread? The OP asked for flat pedal recommendations... not solutions to the leg & back issues.
03-24-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By dwing

Cell app, Android or IOS? Maybe try using a...

Cell app, Android or IOS? Maybe try using a different phone and/or OS. My wahoo speed & cadence via blueTooth on my Android was working great until a software upgrade to my cell made the connection...
03-21-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,347
Posted By dwing

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10 bucks well spent.
03-14-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By dwing

Had a neck fusion done springtime 10 years ago. ...

Had a neck fusion done springtime 10 years ago. No denying it was a long slow process of gradual improvements with pain and mobility. Biking has been the greatest rehab. I started riding flatbar...
01-18-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By dwing

Can try putting them in the freezer after washing...

Can try putting them in the freezer after washing and drying, but, if they're too far "gone" the stink will come back quickly. The longer they can be left in the freezer the better chance of staving...
12-07-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By dwing

Rim recommendation for Sunshine 5345 Hubs

I picked up a donor bike that has Sunshine 5345 36 hole hubs with 27-1/4 rims. I'd like to give wheel-building a go, and I was thinking these hubs would be a good candidate for lacing to 700 rims. ...
12-06-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By dwing

Kinda thought it was a missing D-ring but wasn't...

Kinda thought it was a missing D-ring but wasn't sure. Put an ice pick in the hole and tapped it over to friction. It's 6sp SIS, new 7 speed freewheel, new chain, friction setting now... You guys...
12-06-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By dwing

DT Change SIS to Friction?

Is there a special tool that's used to switch SIS DT shift option between index & friction? I don't want to break anything so I'm wondering what the proper procedure is to turn the "dial/red arrow...
11-07-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By dwing

Allowing the software/app (Tacx, Kinetic, Zwift,...

Allowing the software/app (Tacx, Kinetic, Zwift, etc..) to calculate a virtual power based on trainer-resist/cadence/wheel-RPM isn't going to be as accurate as using an actual power meter that's...
11-06-18, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,016
Posted By dwing

Do all the colored chains.. red, blue, etc.. wash...

Do all the colored chains.. red, blue, etc.. wash away using specific cleaning liquids and lubes? It doesnt seem reasonable gold would be any different from mfg standpoint.
11-05-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,739
Posted By dwing

Phle1062 i picked up for free, sr Laprade post? ...

Phle1062 i picked up for free, sr Laprade post? Cant remember the stamping but i know its 24mm. Seems to be all original including highly thought of helicomatic hub.lol.. Huret sachs rival...
10-23-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By dwing

Unscrew the lockring first , standard thread,...

Unscrew the lockring first , standard thread, counterclockwise as indicated on the FW. IMHO, install new bearings ..youre only ever going to do this once to fix an issue that soaking in oil hasnt...
10-23-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By dwing

Once back together, adjusting the bearing load...

Once back together, adjusting the bearing load was similar to wheel bearings. I think the tool really helps make the adjusting process an easier task. I didn't overly tighten the lock ring when I...
10-23-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By dwing

New bearings & grease.. ready to put back...

New bearings & grease.. ready to put back together. https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/s09_97590d0da971f672c060aa4cf6407610493257c4.jpg...
10-23-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By dwing

I was surprised it was still quite dirty inside...

I was surprised it was still quite dirty inside with all the flushing I'd done. I left the pawl springs in place while cleaning because I didn't think it was necessary. ...
10-23-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By dwing

This particular fw had spent significant time...

This particular fw had spent significant time outdoors on a scrap pile in the elements. Rotation was rough, it wobbled, and it made klunking noises when I rode even though I flushed & oiled it...
10-23-18, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By dwing

New Winner Ultra...

New Winner Ultra 6https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1098x734/s00_a7dcd602aee57dc37a561e2d45b4f01ecc4f4d98.jpg...
10-22-18, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By dwing

I just recently overhauled a NW Freewheel with...

I just recently overhauled a NW Freewheel with new bearings, and I took pics to document ..l'll upload tomorrow. The adjustable bearing load lock design and using the dedicated tool makes it a...
10-16-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By dwing

Evaporust is your friend. Buy a gallon, remove...

Evaporust is your friend. Buy a gallon, remove both wheels from bike, remove the tires tubes rim tape, pour Evaporust into small plastic storage bin big enough to stand both rims side by side in the...
10-12-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By dwing

I checked and there was a little bit of lateral...

I checked and there was a little bit of lateral play (side to side), so, I snugged the cups real good on both sides... Now there's hardly a hint of lateral play, but, the radial play stayed the same....
10-11-18, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By dwing

Correct me if I'm wrong, but, a new 114 that's...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but, a new 114 that's symetrical won't work. Are the 114 bb's assyemtrical that much to the drive side???
The original spindle length is 114, but, I have it installed offset...
10-11-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By dwing

Need Bottom Bracket Recommendation

The bottom bracket in this Lotus Odyssey has too much play in the spindle, and I'm sure the needle bearings need to be replaced. I'd like to install a modern cartridge type while I attempt to find...
09-18-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By dwing

I'd be more worried about tetanus lol.

I'd be more worried about tetanus lol.
09-14-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By dwing

You can make a hanger aligment tool inexpensively...

You can make a hanger aligment tool inexpensively and there are a couple of How To videos on Y'tube. I bought the bolt at a walk-in fastener supplier because the hardware and automotive shops didnt...
09-14-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By dwing

Ive been tolerating a intermittant click during...

Ive been tolerating a intermittant click during right pedal down stroke for awhile and finally decided to troubleshoot. Sounded like a cable was bumping against the frame, but, i swapped right pedal...
08-28-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By dwing

Re: Evaporust;, be careful with paints containing...

Re: Evaporust;, be careful with paints containing oxide pigments. I wrapped ER soaked papertowel around an area on ST that had some blue in the logo scheme and it's no longer blue.Turned it bronze. ...
08-28-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By dwing

Thanks guys! The Bullseye reference describes it...

Thanks guys! The Bullseye reference describes it perfectly as "floating", and I that's what I first thought as I was reinstalling. The inside chainring touched the stay as I turned the crank and I...
08-28-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By dwing

Bike came with all original parts per catalog...

Bike came with all original parts per catalog reference I found. It was in pretty bad shape with lots of rust, but, it's cleaning up nicely overall except the drive side chrome stays are pitted, so,...
08-28-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By dwing

Lotus Bottom Bracket

This BB came out of 1981 Lotus Odyssey I picked up off a scrap pile. There appears to be a center weight held to spindle with 2 set screws, and I was wondering what the idea is behind it? I didn't...
08-01-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By dwing

I was kind of wondering about wheel rub too...

I was kind of wondering about wheel rub too though the location doesn't make sense. I didn't expect anything when I picked out of a junk pile other than it looked like it was higher end bike and...
08-01-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By dwing

Here's the hole. I took a rag and cleaned it...

Here's the hole. I took a rag and cleaned it up.. looks like somebody took a file to it to investigate rust issue? ...
08-01-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By dwing

Wow, thanks for all the feedback, you guys are...

Wow, thanks for all the feedback, you guys are inspiring! Yes, fork is bent (too bad because that crown is too cool) & there's a rust hole on non-drive stay. Frame & head tube doesn't appear to be...
08-01-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By dwing

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-01-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By dwing

So sad... ...

So sad...
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08-01-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By dwing

More pics in memory of... ...

More pics in memory of...
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08-01-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By dwing

Sad state Peugeot; Anything salvageable?

Found this sadly dishonored junkyard Peugeot and felt compelled to give its' last respects here where might be appreciated for what it once was. Appears to be an early 80's, and some of the details...
07-23-18, 06:21 PM
07-13-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By dwing

Noticed similar "close together" dimple pattern...

Noticed similar "close together" dimple pattern when I recently installed new tires, but, the pattern was only 4 inches long. I'm running Bontrager latex tubes (green). I thought it might have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,170
Posted By dwing

Dan Martin Zipperless Jersey Champion System

I applaud him for going against tradition possibly starting a new trickle down trend. I can appreciate the variety of fashionable zippered jersey kits out there, but, I think there's room in the...
07-11-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,556
Posted By dwing

They're professional models. I'm guessing they...

They're professional models. I'm guessing they appreciate the exposure an event such as TDF brings along with the addition to their portfolios.
06-06-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By dwing

I've used Shoe-goo after pulling out metal shards...

I've used Shoe-goo after pulling out metal shards & glass from a tire. I would like to believe it helped prevent small grit from getting into the hole making it bigger and/or puncturing the tube,...
06-05-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,749
Posted By dwing

Road bikers are savvy and know they have to...

Road bikers are savvy and know they have to counter hill climbs with flat stretches to keep their avg overall speed at 18+ mph, lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By dwing

Unless you need the back pockets (which I think...

Unless you need the back pockets (which I think is totally unnecessary for 1-2 hour workout rides) Dri-fit tight fitting combine workout tops from Nike, UA, Reebok, etc are 10-15$ all day every day. ...
05-21-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By dwing

Don't be afraid to consider the Specialized Turbo...

Don't be afraid to consider the Specialized Turbo Cotton in 26 with lightweight butyl or latex. Fast, they wear well, and the yellowish tan is very vintage looking to me.

I just posted my...
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