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08-17-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 499
Posted By Kai Winters

Reads more like you ride on really crappy roads. ...

Reads more like you ride on really crappy roads.
Are the punctures pinch flats or single hole punctures?
230lbs...what tire pressure do you run?
Are you a "snow plow" rider...hitting every...
08-15-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By Kai Winters

Always a good policy to start at the beginning...

Always a good policy to start at the beginning when investigating/remediating shifting problems.
Disconnect all cables and remove rear der. from hanger.
Check rear der. hanger alignment...once done...
08-15-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By Kai Winters

Tubes can dry out over time and the possibility...

Tubes can dry out over time and the possibility of bursting especially at a seam, joint, etc. is increased.
08-14-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By Kai Winters

It is possible you got a bad tube. Our shop...

It is possible you got a bad tube.
Our shop recently, past spring, had a batch of faulty tubes. We bought perhaps 50 tubes and while repairing flats they would burst at the valve. We thought it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,207
Posted By Kai Winters

IMO the easiest and best answer is "it...

IMO the easiest and best answer is "it depends"...
It depends on so many more variables than just test data depending on how that data was gathered.
1: Are you a bulldozer rider? Do you smash and...
08-13-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,264
Posted By Kai Winters

Possibly the shop ran into a problem selling...

Possibly the shop ran into a problem selling spokes to a customer that went badly and due to a likely a hole customer all customer's pay the price.
My shop has no problem selling 1 or more spokes....
08-13-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,103
Posted By Kai Winters

It's not piling on. The OP is blaming everyone...

It's not piling on. The OP is blaming everyone but likely himself. The seat post is clearly marked for the minimum post insertion point and instead there was barely an inch or so of inserted seat...
08-13-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By Kai Winters

Your post makes little to no sense. Take it to...

Your post makes little to no sense.
Take it to a bike shop.
I'd say post a pic but as it is your first post you can't for a bit.
If the person who sold it to you rode it to you it is likely...
08-13-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Kai Winters

"Squeal Out"...Amazon...use it at the shop and it...

"Squeal Out"...Amazon...use it at the shop and it works fantastic...brake squeal is an awful sound
08-09-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 96,421
Posted By Kai Winters

This Old House...have been watching it since the...

This Old House...have been watching it since the first episode in '79 and have never missed a season.
Murdoch Mysteries
08-09-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,821
Posted By Kai Winters

If you feel unsafe riding on a road...don't ride...

If you feel unsafe riding on a road...don't ride on that road...
I don't care how many laws there are regarding motor vehicles and bicycles...if you get his by a car it may be the last thing you...
08-08-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By Kai Winters

My rule of thumb is fluid replacement every year...

My rule of thumb is fluid replacement every year or two.
It doesn't take long, is inexpensive and your brakes feel great.
08-08-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,246
Posted By Kai Winters

It's an inexpensive method for stopping a...

It's an inexpensive method for stopping a bicycle...that is it.
Want a good brake? Spend the money and buy a double piston disk brake caliper.
I use the TRP Spyre carbon model on my '22...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 909
Posted By Kai Winters

Take it to a reputable shop for a complete...

Take it to a reputable shop for a complete evaluation.
Vehicle owners insurance should pay for a complete bike replacement of an identical bike at the retail cost.
08-08-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By Kai Winters

Today's front derailleurs can be a pain in the...

Today's front derailleurs can be a pain in the ass regardless of brand.
They have to manage a far wider range of rear gears without a lot of noise and people want a shorter throw from the little to...
08-07-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 545
Posted By Kai Winters

Proper training is a mix of hard efforts with...

Proper training is a mix of hard efforts with recovery periods to allow the body/muscles to recover, heal and build from the periods of high intensity training. Failing to allow the body to recover...
Forum: BMX
08-07-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Kai Winters

...aaaaand nobody cares... sigh...another...

...aaaaand nobody cares...
sigh...another "Larry"???
08-06-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Kai Winters

Slime tubes suck ! Just had to replace one in...

Slime tubes suck !
Just had to replace one in the shop...freakin' green goo all over the inside of the tire and of course I had to clean it out to do the repair/replacement correctly...ick what a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,200
Posted By Kai Winters

sigh...so many opportunities to make snarky...

sigh...so many opportunities to make snarky comments...but bored so moving on...
08-05-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Kai Winters

Sounds like you were the "aggressive"...

Sounds like you were the "aggressive" person...did you know the bike was stolen or just making an assumption?
08-04-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 601,052
Posted By Kai Winters

A trike...a cheap a ss internet purchase trike...

A trike...a cheap a ss internet purchase trike that was missing parts, nuts and bolts, etc, has scrapes and scratches all over it both from manufacturer's craptastic boxing and the idiot who thought...
08-04-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,969
Posted By Kai Winters

"Shut Up Legs"...it's all you need...now shut up...

"Shut Up Legs"...it's all you need...now shut up and ride
08-03-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,969
Posted By Kai Winters

LOL after reading these posts I realize that...

LOL after reading these posts I realize that there's nothing related to "muscle burn", just a long hair explanation of lactic acid and lactate...almost sounds like a fight is about to commence. Made...
08-01-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 748
Posted By Kai Winters

Is it because on that particular day you did well...

Is it because on that particular day you did well and want to save/savor the moment?
If so maybe just take a screen shot.
I don't see the need either but you can make the suggestion to Strava.
The...
07-30-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Kai Winters

lol instructions can be your friend, perhaps read...

lol instructions can be your friend, perhaps read and follow...
07-27-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By Kai Winters

Glad it worked out for you. Some "twisty" grip...

Glad it worked out for you.
Some "twisty" grip type shifters are nearly impossible to twist/shift as they age.
Today's shifters require much less pressure as the OP indicates. They are also...
07-20-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,223
Posted By Kai Winters

I grew up in Fall River Mass. Born in '55 and...

I grew up in Fall River Mass. Born in '55 and lived most of my life in Mass...lord I hate mass holes ! ! !
The Major Mudd show was dreadful.
Captain Kangaroo ruled the air waves. Romper Room was...
Forum: Trifox Bike
07-19-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Kai Winters

I rode my Merlin for 22 years. My Aethos is...

I rode my Merlin for 22 years.
My Aethos is just a few months old.
07-19-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,331
Posted By Kai Winters

Ride what you want...I don't care

Ride what you want...I don't care
07-17-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By Kai Winters

Nope...sell some every day and plenty available

Nope...sell some every day and plenty available
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 752
Posted By Kai Winters

here's a link...

here's a link...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 752
Posted By Kai Winters

I always start with the "process of elimination"....

I always start with the "process of elimination".
visually inspect the rear derailleur...is the jockey/idle pulley cage straight and in proper alignment?
check chain stretch with a "check tool"...
07-13-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,399
Posted By Kai Winters

High end technology costs...doesn't matter what...

High end technology costs...doesn't matter what it is...didn't read anything about "snobbery" in the initial post...he indicated he was "in the pack" and not "leader of the pack"...but snobbery...
07-09-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 732
Posted By Kai Winters

Well I'd advise to keep your pie hole shut but...

Well I'd advise to keep your pie hole shut but the asthma thing...
If I'm in a buggy area I use a bit of an overbite look to breathe without inhaling bugs...usually works fine.
Where the heck are...
07-08-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,743
Posted By Kai Winters

Dude I don't care what you say I'm not letting...

Dude I don't care what you say I'm not letting anyone "Ride" my butt...yikes
Though I suppose if that is what you're into then products like "Butt Buttr", etc. are right up your alley...hehehe...get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By Kai Winters

I've a pair of Sidi Genius, first gen I think,...

I've a pair of Sidi Genius, first gen I think, that are around 25 years old. They look new.
It depends on the shoe maker and the user. I take care of my shoes. I clean them and treat them with...
07-01-22, 07:48 PM
07-01-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Kai Winters

If on a group ride claim you have no idea how to...

If on a group ride claim you have no idea how to fix the problem and hope some kind hearted soul will get their hands dirty while you watch...
06-29-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kai Winters

You should expect to get the bike you...

You should expect to get the bike you purchased...that's it !
As a courtesy you may get a rudimentary fit...seat height, handlebars, etc.
The shop is getting less and less for the bikes they buy,...
06-29-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,822
Posted By Kai Winters

I always jump up, raise my arms and shout "Ta...

I always jump up, raise my arms and shout "Ta Da"...makes em wonder.
He didn't laugh at the man but the incident...that is different and often humorous.
Forum: Introductions
06-27-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Kai Winters

Looks like soon to be gone here as well...lol...

Looks like soon to be gone here as well...lol...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 777
Posted By Kai Winters

A different bike won't make that much of a...

A different bike won't make that much of a difference taking into consideration you state "I will ride 1-3 times a week, 20-60 miles". You won't get very fast.
But do what you want and good luck to...
06-22-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Kai Winters

At this point stop...the more damage you do the...

At this point stop...the more damage you do the more difficult the repair is going to be...take it to a shop where they know what they are doing and have the tools to do the job.
If not...crack on
06-21-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 835,695
Posted By Kai Winters

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2022_06_19_1__5abd8192b9a15ac35a299d6762b81d59dbd113bd.jpg
2022 Aethos 52cm. I built her from the frame up. Roval Alpinist CLX wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By Kai Winters

The carbon layup didn't "crack off"...barely...

The carbon layup didn't "crack off"...barely touched
Possibly the steel would have a nice dent
The repair method would basically be the same as the frame material is barely touched...sand smooth,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By Kai Winters

It would have caused the same superficial damage...

It would have caused the same superficial damage and would become the entry point for corrosion and possible frame failure if left unattended long enough.
Sand the area smooth, build up layer by...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,133
Posted By Kai Winters

I love electronic shifting though I don't own a...

I love electronic shifting though I don't own a bike with it. I just built an SL7 Tarmac with 11 speed Di2, for the shop owner, and wow does it shift nice. So fast and just a tap of the lever, or...
06-15-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,029
Posted By Kai Winters

I would use a blue tarp to protect the floor I...

I would use a blue tarp to protect the floor
I use a material called "pig pad" which is a pad of absorbent material about 18"x24"...We use them at work, paper mill, to absorb stuff when working on...
06-15-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 558
Posted By Kai Winters

Park Grease WD40 to remove sticky icky stuff ...

Park Grease
WD40 to remove sticky icky stuff
Tri Flow lube...love the stuff and not expensive
MucOff chain cleaner in my Park chain cleaning tooly thing
Lemon Pledge...the best bike shine stuff...
06-13-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By Kai Winters

You should always check the hi/low limit...

You should always check the hi/low limit screws...never count on a replacement cassette being the "exact" replacement. It may, sounds likely, be a fraction off causing the chain to rub the gears....
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