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09-17-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By AndrewJB

Remove it, but keep it. If you ever need to...

Remove it, but keep it.
If you ever need to replace the cable you feed it through on the old cable, pull the old cable out, then feed the new cable thru in the tube.
Remove, and repeat...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By AndrewJB

It could cause your foot to extend excessively on...

It could cause your foot to extend excessively on the down side of the pedal stroke, causing more stress in the metatarsal section of the foot.
That's a stretch (pun possibly intended), but I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By AndrewJB

If you haven't already, try moving the cleats...

If you haven't already, try moving the cleats back as far as they will go.
I don't have experience with the shoes you have, but the Fizik R4 specs would seem to indicate a pretty stiff shoe already....
08-13-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,902
Posted By AndrewJB

Sounds like a perfect day for some Strava KOM...

Sounds like a perfect day for some Strava KOM hunting...!
08-12-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By AndrewJB

Make sure the valve core is tight in the stem. I...

Make sure the valve core is tight in the stem. I just had this happen on a wheel, the valve core got slightly loose, and it would not hold air.
But wait, I just noticed OP says he can't seat the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By AndrewJB

Slipping or Stripped threads on the adjusting...

Slipping or Stripped threads on the adjusting screws (maybe use some thread-locker), loose front derailleur clamp, general wear on the derailleur pivot points...that's all I got...
10 years old, but...
07-09-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By AndrewJB

We're drifting off topic here, but I just had the...

We're drifting off topic here, but I just had the same thing happen on my bike, very slow leak, wouldn't even notice unless I didn't ride/top-off tire for a couple days. Luckily I caught it before I...
06-18-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By AndrewJB

I used to dislike my bikes/wheels with the louder...

I used to dislike my bikes/wheels with the louder hubs. But, I now view louder hubs as a "safety feature"!
When I am approaching pedestrians, and other cyclists, if I pause my peddling, the hub...
06-10-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By AndrewJB

"because of my tendency to over research any...

"because of my tendency to over research any purchase"
The first step in solving your problem is admitting you have one:)
You are over thinking this...you searched and searched and found a few bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By AndrewJB

You don't mention if the punctures are on the...

You don't mention if the punctures are on the inside, outside, or side of the tube...but make sure your rim tape/strip hasn't shifted exposing one of the spoke holes. This would be characteristic of...
06-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,150
Posted By AndrewJB

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple...

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple years ago. Nice solid well made Ti frame, comparable weight to other Ti frames, full Ultegra 8000 group set...for $1999!
I like the looks, it was the...
05-26-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,117
Posted By AndrewJB

^This... FYI - Google or search Amazon for...

^This...
FYI - Google or search Amazon for "Luggage Scale" for the $5-$15 versions.
05-14-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,117
Posted By AndrewJB

Many truck bed liners have slots on the side...

Many truck bed liners have slots on the side walls that will fit a 2x4 wood stud. You can mount the bike fork clamp to a 2x4 that is cut to fit across the bed in those slots. it is secure, doesn't...
Forum: Southeast
04-02-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By AndrewJB

Update- The Chattahoochee River Park parking...

Update-
The Chattahoochee River Park parking lot at the Johnson's Ferry end of Columns Drive is now totally closed, this includes the "outer" lot that has been open since the National Parks were...
04-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,212
Posted By AndrewJB

The price difference was similar a couple month...

The price difference was similar a couple month ago when I got my Assioma Duo. I bought mine directly from the factory for less than Amazon or anywhere else.
One reason to consider might be that...
03-31-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 882
Posted By AndrewJB

As a general guide...When your chain ring looks...

As a general guide...When your chain ring looks like this...you might want to think about replacing it...:)
This was on a 2008 Trek 2.3 I bought at a garage sale several years back. Couldn't get...
03-13-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,829
Posted By AndrewJB

I was following links and reading through...

I was following links and reading through articles regarding this whole debacle, and came across this GoFundMe page for the kids legal expenses......
Forum: Southeast
03-13-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By AndrewJB

PSA - ATL/Cobb Co. Columns Drive parking

The parking lot for Columns Drive at the running trail has some work being done.
There is no signage as to what the work is or how long this may go on. Maybe repairs from all the rain & flooding,...
03-06-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,786
Posted By AndrewJB

The GA state rep, Trey Kelly, is the Majority...

The GA state rep, Trey Kelly, is the Majority Whip, basically the #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) guy behind the Speaker of the House. The Speaker, David...
03-06-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,786
Posted By AndrewJB

Case is going to a Grand Jury this month (March)....

Case is going to a Grand Jury this month (March).
https://www.11alive.com/article/news/investigations/the-reveal/cedartown-fatal-crash-da-response/85-ec609f7b-5d3d-46fd-ae20-1040f5519a93
02-26-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,062
Posted By AndrewJB

Got a set of the Duo two weeks ago. Setup is...

Got a set of the Duo two weeks ago. Setup is quick & easy. Sync'd up with my Yahoo Elemnt Bolt no problem.
Perfect if you have multiple (n+1) bikes, and don't want to buy a PM for each. Comes with a...
02-19-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,786
Posted By AndrewJB

This happened in September 2019, so for the last...

This happened in September 2019, so for the last 5 months that is exactly what these dirt-bags thought!
If it wasn't for the investigative reporter bringing out the story they would be going about...
02-18-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 881
Posted By AndrewJB

In my experience most brake screeching is due...

In my experience most brake screeching is due mis-aligned brake pads. You put on new wheels, you should loosen and reset the brake pads, making sure that there is a slight "toe-in" so the front of...
08-04-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,139
Posted By AndrewJB

Just to throw another option in the mix...I have...

Just to throw another option in the mix...I have found that most of the "multi-surface" spray bottle kitchen cleaners work quite well on the cassette.
I usually don't spray the cassette while on the...
07-15-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By AndrewJB

I have been using this app ...

I have been using this app
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.probikegarage.app&hl=en (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.probikegarage.app&hl=en)

It takes data from...
01-11-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,921
Posted By AndrewJB

I had a difficult time with the front DR on one...

I had a difficult time with the front DR on one of the bikes, I ended up going as far as removing the DR and starting from the beginning, there is a very specific process of steps, and items you have...
01-11-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,921
Posted By AndrewJB

I am assuming the rattling is from the rear DR. ...

I am assuming the rattling is from the rear DR.
The first thing that comes to mind is you didn't thread the chain through the jockey wheels correctly. There is a tab of sorts on the upper jockey...
11-27-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By AndrewJB

I have been a runner since HS (class of '75, yeah...

I have been a runner since HS (class of '75, yeah I'm old). About 6 years ago my running was not on regular basis, my weight had crept up, I was out for a run and my Achilles were tight but I thought...
09-13-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,439
Posted By AndrewJB

Scroll up to post #3...pick the link provided...:)

Scroll up to post #3...pick the link provided...:)
08-10-18, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,185
Posted By AndrewJB

The point of the video is that if you slam the...

The point of the video is that if you slam the stem without cutting the steerer tube, the stem is lower on the steerer tube. If the expander plug is not long enough, it might not fill the inside of...
07-09-18, 10:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,667
Posted By AndrewJB

So...The Fuji Transonic 2.3 arrived on Friday. ...

So...The Fuji Transonic 2.3 arrived on Friday.
On Saturday it went from this:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1480x2000/imag1573a_56112b8447642d444c1ebdbb7a19665b0f4156a1.jpg...
06-28-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,667
Posted By AndrewJB

Ok, first off, thanks to everyone for offering...

Ok, first off, thanks to everyone for offering their input. it was very helpful.
I slept on it an decided to go with Fuji Transonic offer.
Didn't feel right to get the Moto Di2 with the...
06-27-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,667
Posted By AndrewJB

Thanks Clifford/Paul, Good comments. I have...

Thanks Clifford/Paul,
Good comments. I have recently started riding at a popular stretch of road that is a bit like a TT course (Columns Drive for the Atlanta folks here), 5 mile loop (2.5 out, 2.5...
06-27-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,667
Posted By AndrewJB

BikesDirect Issue - Looking for Forum Input

I know BD can be an emotional topic here, but that is not why I am posting.
Right now I need to make a decision, and I am interested in the collective knowledge of this forum...
Throw the popcorn...
06-15-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,945
Posted By AndrewJB

Take the cassette off and carefully inspect the...

Take the cassette off and carefully inspect the splines of the hub. Look for a burr or nick that might be causing the one gear to not seat properly.
Based on your description, I won't go so far as...
06-11-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 41,529
Posted By AndrewJB

The horizontal pipe & clamp that hold the bike...

The horizontal pipe & clamp that hold the bike rotate because the pipe and clamp surfaces are very smooth and don't grip.
The paint finish actually looks to be a good quality (and smooth) powder...
04-13-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,199
Posted By AndrewJB

To be fair this really is not accurate across the...

To be fair this really is not accurate across the board. Maybe for the lower cost stuff they mix & match components. But their higher end selections are pretty good values. In fact after some recent...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 752,997
Posted By AndrewJB

Continental 700C Supersonic Presta Tube 700C X...

Continental 700C Supersonic Presta Tube
700C X 18-25, 42mm Valve
http://www.jensonusa.com/Continental-700C-Supersonic-Presta-Tube

$14.98 @ JENSON

Relatively speaking I'm a bit of rookie...
03-07-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,714
Posted By AndrewJB

If you are going to repaint, the rust remover...

If you are going to repaint, the rust remover will probably show through. You will have to sand it. If you sand the rust remover you'll get down to bare metal anyway. If you are repainting your best...
02-20-18, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By AndrewJB

I've only had one gout attack, but it was...

I've only had one gout attack, but it was excruciatingly painful (as most are). In my big toe. It came on after an intense 50 mile bike ride. Not sure if anything else triggered it, don't recall what...
02-20-18, 02:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,519
Posted By AndrewJB

The boot was the turning point for me as well....

The boot was the turning point for me as well. First morning after using it was as jimincalif described, almost instant relief. What I discovered was that when I slept (typically on side or tummy) my...
12-11-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By AndrewJB

Spotti Long sleeve (link below), & short sleeve...

Spotti Long sleeve (link below), & short sleeve are best fitting I have found for reasonable cost. I'm 6'3" 185#, long torso. Large size Jersey covers my back, and on the long sleeve jersey the...
11-27-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,258
Posted By AndrewJB

No argument here. Unfortunately many sizes have...

No argument here. Unfortunately many sizes have been "sold-out" since September...definitely the 60 & 62 sizes in both colors...I know, I tried. And these are all "pre-orders" with shipping scheduled...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By AndrewJB

Buyer be in California according to his...

Buyer be in California according to his profile...;)
08-30-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By AndrewJB

If you get them, and there is no reason you...

If you get them, and there is no reason you shouldn't, scroll down the Nashbar web page and get the cloth rim tape...you will thank me:)
I have Vuelta wheels and they came with some flimsy plastic...
08-25-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,168
Posted By AndrewJB

Lexol Leather treatment is an automotive product...

Lexol Leather treatment is an automotive product that treats all leather products very well. I have tried many leather products for car seats & furniture, even shoes, and this is my favorite. It is...
08-22-17, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By AndrewJB

I have one of these. Well built, works great,...

I have one of these. Well built, works great, especially for the cost. With a couple of bikes on it, it is almost art! The GF would differ on my definition of art however...

I looked into building...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,468
Posted By AndrewJB

Some of the export/import options are not...

Some of the export/import options are not intuitive, this should help...


In Strava, go to the activity, pick the "Wrench" icon, then "Export TCX"
In RunKeeper, pick the "+ LOG" icon at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,468
Posted By AndrewJB

RunKeeper has an edit feature. You can export...

RunKeeper has an edit feature. You can export from Strava, import to RunKeeper, edit, then reverse the process. It has a manual mode where you can move the GPS point individually to the roads, and it...
08-16-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By AndrewJB

For home DIY bike maintenance, this is quite a...

For home DIY bike maintenance, this is quite a good stand for around $20, if you have an ALDI near you.

www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1105729-bikemate-work-stand-aldi-30-right-now.html
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