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07-15-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,993
Posted By gabkr

Picture

Heading to Mambo Jambo, Voo Doo ?
05-29-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,936
Posted By gabkr

Is that where Tiger Woods spent the night......? ...

Is that where Tiger Woods spent the night......?
Nice jail facilities.
05-27-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By gabkr

Vinegar...... most cramps for recreational riders...

Vinegar...... most cramps for recreational riders are caused by undertraining. Can be mileage,speed,or climbing. Train more,less cramping.
05-27-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,538
Posted By gabkr

Although rare, bibs could prevent "crack is wack"...

Although rare, bibs could prevent "crack is wack" ,with loose fitting shorts.
05-27-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By gabkr

No,would not be tachycardia,too low resting heart...

No,would not be tachycardia,too low resting heart rate.
05-26-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By gabkr

Had a ECG past few years

Have you had a electrocardiograph the last few years?
Could be tachycardia....
What is your height?
Weight?
Resting heart rate?
I know too much, because I have had electrical problems with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-16, 05:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,355
Posted By gabkr

Danger Will Robinson!!! Danger Will Robinson!!!

Sort of like driving with bad automobile brakes,you can get away with it for a long time,but you had better have them when you need them. I am the bad example,rushed around after getting home to go...
04-15-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,408
Posted By gabkr

As long as you don't go over 50lb. and you stay...

As long as you don't go over 50lb. and you stay in your driveway,I think you will be fine.
02-14-15, 10:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,188
Posted By gabkr

Did a metric a few years ago at the Talladega...

Did a metric a few years ago at the Talladega Speedway, you did one lap and rode the rest through the countryside. You can't go too high in the turns or your pedals will scrape the pavement.
01-28-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By gabkr

thanks for the help....

thanks for the help....
01-28-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By gabkr

headset question- Trek Madone 5.2 2011

Wasn't paying attention when I removed bearings,the beveled side of the top bearing goes down and the bottom bearing beveled side faces up. Is this correct?.....Thanks for any help
10-31-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By gabkr

Leave cellophane on........

......when the tube with new patch is inflated in the tire (100 + lbs)psi,the cellophane lets the new patch slide against the interior tire liner...this keeps the patch from getting friction and...
09-22-14, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By gabkr

I have one of the cheaper Park Models,also have a...

I have one of the cheaper Park Models,also have a Madone that I clamp by the seatpost. I keep it in the stand whenever I come home from a ride. It makes doing anything to the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By gabkr

Mothers Mag Polish

Try to polish out with some Mothers' Mag polish on a damp rag,see if you can get it out before trying paint.
06-01-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,002
Posted By gabkr

Red Neck

I had heard it came from farmers that used plow horses, and had the reins around the back of their neck.
05-03-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,574
Posted By gabkr

Put air in tube

Put some air in the tube before you mount the second bead.
04-19-14, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By gabkr

6800 Front Derailer on a 6700 group

Just wondering if anyone has tried this? I had an injury at work (tendon),and I get pain in inside elbow when I have a long day of shifting to the big ring. The 6800 FD has a short throw to the high...
02-18-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By gabkr

Thanks,Davidad,finished front wheel,went pretty...

Thanks,Davidad,finished front wheel,went pretty good....will try rear next.Bought a 850ml tub of Motorex 2000,material data saftey sheet lists the same German Co. as Dura Ace grease.....should be...
02-11-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,925
Posted By gabkr

Park MLP-1

I tried needle nose,snap-ring,and a bunch of others....much better to buy the mlp-1 Park tool. I run the KMC missing link on Shimano Dura Ace and Ultegra chains. You can also use the KMC tool-more...
02-10-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,115
Posted By gabkr

Started with glasses mounted mirror,but it always...

Started with glasses mounted mirror,but it always got out of adjustment. Then used nothing for a long time.Trying an Italian roadbike mirror,liking it so far...top quality glass mirror.
02-10-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By gabkr

attempting sevice on Dura ace wheel hubs

Have a set of 7850 c24-TL,pulled front wheels off,can I pull the seals out of front hub? Most info. found is on rear hubs,said you should not remove left sided seal.Any hints or help...
02-02-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,679
Posted By gabkr

Thanks,Well Biked,not much hope for a 2011 Madone?

Thanks,Well Biked,not much hope for a 2011 Madone?
02-02-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,679
Posted By gabkr

Unlike the Fusion3,Atom,Intensive, The Sectors...

Unlike the Fusion3,Atom,Intensive, The Sectors have to be run with sealant,as per Hutchinson's preview on tires. Let us know how they preform for you. Always lube bead before mounting any tubeless...
12-03-13, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By gabkr

light base layer,ss shirt,vest w/ mesh panels on...

light base layer,ss shirt,vest w/ mesh panels on back,skull cap that covers ears-thinner high tech type,thermal arm warmers,assorted gloves-light to mid winter. I only use a jacket if temperature...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 611,131
Posted By gabkr

Sorry....$25.41 price xxl

Sorry....$25.41 price xxl
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 611,131
Posted By gabkr

Pearl Izumi pro in r cool shorts...

Pearl Izumi pro in r cool shorts xxl....amazon.com...search pearl Izumi pro intercool
11-24-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By gabkr

Pearl Izumi pro inrcool shorts

amazon.com ... Search pearl Izumi pro intercool......xxl shorts $25 plus change...run a little smaller than elites,good deal.....
10-21-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By gabkr

Mother's Mag polish.....used it on metal and...

Mother's Mag polish.....used it on metal and carbon frame,test a spot underneath on frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By gabkr

Just had a echo stress test today,technician said...

Just had a echo stress test today,technician said slight enlargement of heart and some SVT during exercise. I did get HR up to 160 during test,but I did see some higher numbers while riding the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,336
Posted By gabkr

Have not had to use Loctite on Trek BB90,but I do...

Have not had to use Loctite on Trek BB90,but I do pack them tight with a specific grease(Rock n Roll Supercoat)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By gabkr

Set up an appt. w/ cardiologist..... I did have...

Set up an appt. w/ cardiologist..... I did have radio cath. ablation about 10 years ago,so that may be affecting max HR. Used two different Garmins,same result. Fitness may be down a little,too much...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By gabkr

Dying= feels like I'm going to pass out,and fall...

Dying= feels like I'm going to pass out,and fall off the bike. Used both the new strap from the 800,and an older model from my 705. Had an EKG a few months ago...normal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By gabkr

I'm not out of breath,but if I push any harder I...

I'm not out of breath,but if I push any harder I start dying...I can slow a little, and keep going up the hill....the bad thing is I've fallen off the back and can't catch up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By gabkr

Did a hilly metric cent. Saturday,just got in...

Did a hilly metric cent. Saturday,just got in from a quick 25 mile 1,500 ft ride....won't get over 152bpm.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By gabkr

resting 48,not on any drugs,only started checking...

resting 48,not on any drugs,only started checking HR this summer,when I started dragging during hilly rides. I recover well,the funny thing is when I am maxing out at 152 I'm not close to being out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,424
Posted By gabkr

These new wheels "SPIN UP" well.

These new wheels "SPIN UP" well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 02:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By gabkr

Can't get it up

No,not that.........My max heat rate seems to top out at 152 bpm.,52 years old,6'1",weight goes between 189-209lbs.,best avg. time in last year in a ride 62 or more miles,18 mph. average. Anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,364
Posted By gabkr

Also,never back up on a grade with one foot...

Also,never back up on a grade with one foot clipped in.......don't ask me how I know this......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,729
Posted By gabkr

In the kitchen on a work stand........that way...

In the kitchen on a work stand........that way you can do maintenance or clean-up whenever you get somthing to eat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By gabkr

cramping-crash

Went for a 70 mile group ride yesterday,one mountain and some bigger rollers. About 60-65 miles into ride developed a slight right quad cramp,stopped for a minute and caught up to group using lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By gabkr

bunion- cleat position

I have a slight bunion on my right foot that has been causing slight pain on longer rides....I have been thinking about moving the cleat back to relieve some pressure. Anyone dealt with this before?...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,062
Posted By gabkr

anti-fogging

rub some "cat crap" on the inside of the lenses,no not the real thing it is a commercial product mostly marketed to skiers.....have to try the Dawn though
05-16-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By gabkr

Garmin edge map cards

Will a 705 map card work with an 800? Thanks for any help.
04-18-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By gabkr

Pedal Question

Using Ultegra 6700 pedals,what would be a good mileage mark to service/grease internal components? Regular roadbiking,rollers,some hills;try to stay out of rain..still have to buy the Shimano plastic...
04-14-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,568
Posted By gabkr

I did leave a 6700 Ultegra chain in heptane...

I did leave a 6700 Ultegra chain in heptane solvent for over six months and it did corrode the nickel chrome,I like to clean the chain in a wide mouth o'juice bottle w/ solvent,then wash and scrub w/...
08-20-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,048
Posted By gabkr

....soak -white vinegar,like a couple of others...

....soak -white vinegar,like a couple of others said
08-15-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,843
Posted By gabkr

shouldn't matter much,second number is width of...

shouldn't matter much,second number is width of tire.
08-15-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,205
Posted By gabkr

I found a Trek 1000c for $125 on CL last...

I found a Trek 1000c for $125 on CL last year,bought it for a Christmas present.
08-12-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,368
Posted By gabkr

I"m no expert,and in my 50's.....I know 18...

I"m no expert,and in my 50's.....I know 18 percent is steep for any average rider....I would get in the lowest or second to lowest gear and go painfully slow,keep it under 5 mph.,stay aerobic as long...
07-29-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,394
Posted By gabkr

BB90 bearing replacement-mr2437 (24x37x7)

Anyone tried Enduro Abec5 bearings to replace the stock Enduro Abec3's? Just trying to upgrade without the inflated ceramic bearing prices.
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