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07-12-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 903
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I looked at the photo and all ten leads are...

I looked at the photo and all ten leads are either cut or damaged. I don’t know anything about the hub, can it disassembled and new leads replaced? If that’s not the case I don’t see anybody able to...
04-24-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I'm 68 y/o and while I don't suffer with serious...

I'm 68 y/o and while I don't suffer with serious back issue as you, I know that my balance skills are not what they use to be. Your fear is rational.
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02-16-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I don't have any experience with what you're...

I don't have any experience with what you're trying to do, however here's a link with some apps that may work: https://www.wareable.com/apple/best-apple-watch-cycling-apps-5639
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,679
Posted By Buzzkill53120

This is curious for me. Ordered a Trek mountain...

This is curious for me. Ordered a Trek mountain bike in August 2020, slated for arrival March 2021. Got an update from the dealer, arrival pushed out to November 2021! I ordered another model, which...
02-09-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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02-04-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Buzzkill53120

What are pairing it with? Given its age, the...

What are pairing it with? Given its age, the sensor is probably ANT+, which has limited range. I used to use a USB extender cable to get the ANT+ dongle closer to the sensor. I noticed my body...
01-17-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Have you looked into a firmware update? This may...

Have you looked into a firmware update? This may solve your problem.
12-05-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,615
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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11-04-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I like the sleeve idea, perhaps in metal. I'm...

I like the sleeve idea, perhaps in metal. I'm helping out my machinist buddy with his bike, so maybe he'll be able to fab something up. I suspect he's not going to do a lot of riding on this bike, so...
11-02-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Brake Cable End Question

I'm fixing up an old Schwinn Traveler with Weimann brakes and I bought a kit to replace cables and housings. The thing that jumped out at me was the size of the cable's barrel end, its smaller than...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,045
Posted By Buzzkill53120

It was suggested as far back as July to use...

It was suggested as far back as July to use oversized bearings, and yet you still want to kludge it with shims and/or duct tape?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,651
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Near White River Trail, SE Wisconsin ...

Near White River Trail, SE Wisconsin

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09-14-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I've seen road bike style trikes way back when....

I've seen road bike style trikes way back when. They were custom made, here's a link of something similar: http://classiccycleus.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Ken-Rogers-Trike.jpg

Don't know...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 118,342
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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My '91 Trek 1400 with my old Madone wheels and saddle.
08-31-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By Buzzkill53120

You had to send him down that rabbit hole!

You had to send him down that rabbit hole!
08-27-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By Buzzkill53120

You measured the hole? Pretty snug hole for a...

You measured the hole? Pretty snug hole for a 10mm QR axle. What I've seen so far for a Specialized rear hub is a 12mm key.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,045
Posted By Buzzkill53120

So what's the point of your post? You got a lot...

So what's the point of your post? You got a lot of advice in your earlier one, why bother with this one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,045
Posted By Buzzkill53120

The bearing cartridges are totally trashed, you...

The bearing cartridges are totally trashed, you can't reuse them. The idea of using loose balls bearings in them is simply foolhardy.The bottom bracket spindle may be damaged given that the inner...
08-25-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,715
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I bought this adapter to clamp my Madone (by the...

I bought this adapter to clamp my Madone (by the seat post) in a Park stand, works great: https://www.trekbicyclesuperstore.com/product/bontrager-universal-repair-stand-adapter-166250-1.htm
08-15-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Buzzkill53120

What app? Brand of phone? Slow how? Slow at what?...

What app? Brand of phone? Slow how? Slow at what? What are you trying to do?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,235
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I guess I would have found some cycling faux pas...

I guess I would have found some cycling faux pas on his part and rub his nose in it. Here are some examples:Your tire labels are not perfectly aligned with the valve stem
Who wrapped your...
08-14-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Here's a site that may help with selecting a...

Here's a site that may help with selecting a dynamo USB charger: https://www.cyclingabout.com/list-of-hub-dynamo-power-supplies-for-usb-devices/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,497
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I felt the top hat bushings were a kludge, but I...

I felt the top hat bushings were a kludge, but I have had no problems with it. If you find the bearings aren't snug in the BB, consider this solution from bbinfinte.com. I couldn't use their solution...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,288
Posted By Buzzkill53120

You could try shrink tubing around the valve stem.

You could try shrink tubing around the valve stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,497
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Having a 9 year old Madone, I've had to deal with...

Having a 9 year old Madone, I've had to deal with some of the issues you've encountered. Here's what I would recommend;
1.) Remove DS crank arm/spindle. Park tools has a video on servicing press-fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,264
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I tried to fit the Conti GP5000 TL on my Mavic...

I tried to fit the Conti GP5000 TL on my Mavic Cosmic Elite wheels. One tire I could get on with maximum effort and swearing, the other was impossible. +1 on jadocs recommendation on the DT Swiss...
08-02-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,875
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I carry a phone for maps and emergencies. GPS...

I carry a phone for maps and emergencies. GPS will work w/o cell service, but you need to have maps downloaded to determine where you are. You can download maps from Google Maps beforehand. I've not...
08-01-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Getting the right fit is an iterative process. I...

Getting the right fit is an iterative process. I had problems mostly with my hands and wrists. I got a pro fit and it helped immensely, especially with saddle selection and position. I tweaked the...
07-30-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I don't know if I would call it stalking. RWGPS...

I don't know if I would call it stalking. RWGPS routes can be set to private. You can set a privacy zone so your location isn't revealed. If people are willing to share their rides by setting routes...
07-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I can't give any personal experience with either...

I can't give any personal experience with either tire, however check out this review of the Conti tire: https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews/continental-grand-prix-5000-tl-2018
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,017
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Was his chain waxed?

Was his chain waxed?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Yeah they got that already, they're called noise...

Yeah they got that already, they're called noise cancelling headphones. Anyways if my bike had squeaks and weird noises, I'd fix it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I had a bike fit done where they had something...

I had a bike fit done where they had something that resembled a seat cover. It had a matrix of pressure sensors in it, and it help to identify pressure hot spots. I tried 5 different saddles with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I've seen some shops have demo saddles you can...

I've seen some shops have demo saddles you can test drive.
07-19-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,670
Posted By Buzzkill53120

So as a fellow Cheese Head, what's your...

So as a fellow Cheese Head, what's your requirement for "Wisconsin drinking"? Brandy Old-Fashions?
07-08-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Gconan is correct, dump the gel cover. There are...

Gconan is correct, dump the gel cover. There are many aspects to getting a saddle position comfortable. Have you tried any adjustment to seat height, angle or forward/backward position? Do an...
07-06-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Was the cost of the upgrade worth having it done?

Was the cost of the upgrade worth having it done?
07-06-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I would seriously contact Quarq to see if this...

I would seriously contact Quarq to see if this can be serviced. I haven't seen any manuals describing disassembly of the hub. Even if you can access the PCB, it may be difficult to repair. The PCB...
07-05-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,594
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Thanks to all for your help. Think I'm going to...

Thanks to all for your help. Think I'm going to pull the trigger on this.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I think it all depends on the tire/rim...

I think it all depends on the tire/rim combination you have. I tested it out at home by installing a tube in my wheels and found it nearly impossible to lever them back on the rim. So a plug kit is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Does Anybody Ride an Orbea Avant M20?

I been looking at getting an endurance bike to add to my stable. I've been looking at the Trek Domane SL 6. However, I've owned all Treks since 1993, and I've been looking at other brands, which in...
07-02-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Looking for a Chainring Guard for Kids MTB

I have a kids Trek Mountain Track 800, circa 1996(?). I cleaned it up, looks good. I'm looking for a chainring guard, because I know the grandson is not going to use a trouser clip. I've been looking...
06-28-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,481
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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06-28-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I believe the dust cap with rubber seal goes on...

I believe the dust cap with rubber seal goes on the free hub side.
06-25-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By Buzzkill53120

They say "Confession is good for the soul", here...

They say "Confession is good for the soul", here is my confession: I am an idiot!

So I went to my LBS and picked up another pair of the Bontrager inserts. I get home, go to replace the inserts;...
06-05-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Why not completely repaint the handlebars a...

Why not completely repaint the handlebars a similar color?
06-05-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Thanks to PoorInRichfield (thanks for the shout...

Thanks to PoorInRichfield (thanks for the shout out!) for his in-depth response. I did some research on minimalist shows and that sounds interesting. This may a good solution for the long term. For...
06-03-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Looking for Advice on Orthotics

I have trouble with plantar fasciitis in my right foot from time to time. I bought the Bontrager Inform BioDynamic Mid Arch Insoles a couple of years back and that seemed to help. I'm having pain...
05-12-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,278
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Zefal's website shows only black. Perhaps I can...

Zefal's website shows only black. Perhaps I can find one on ebay or a vintage site.
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