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05-06-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By MikeOK

I have an old friend who I rode many miles with...

I have an old friend who I rode many miles with back in the day... anyway we recently started riding together again and this guy was big back then, 20 years later heís HUGE. The only way he can go...
04-23-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By MikeOK

Well Jessy came to live with us a couple weeks...

Well Jessy came to live with us a couple weeks ago and he’s 8 weeks old now. Lots for both of us to learn....
03-08-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks wg thatís what Iíve gathered too. Iíve...

Thanks wg thatís what Iíve gathered too. Iíve decided on an aussie, in fact Iíve already picked out a pup, should be ready in a month or so. Iíve always had labs which would be terrible trail dogs....
02-16-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks that was great! 👍

Thanks that was great! 👍
02-12-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By MikeOK

hig4s, sweet, thanks!

hig4s, sweet, thanks!
02-12-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By MikeOK

Yeah one time I rode with two trail dogs on a...

Yeah one time I rode with two trail dogs on a particularly technical 25 mile loop. We rode 25, I bet the dogs ran 60! Twice the owner had to go back and find them after they started chasing after...
02-12-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks guys. This video is a must see if you’re a...

Thanks guys. This video is a must see if you’re a mountain biker and a dog lover:

https://youtu.be/EC3gfQbu_m0
02-11-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By MikeOK

Best trail dog breed?

Iíve ridden with a few and itís a real hoot. Thinking itís time to pull the trigger. Aussie? Golden? What do you think? It takes a pretty tough dog because they go at least double what we do.
09-26-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By MikeOK

Wow really that low? You have to consider I came...

Wow really that low? You have to consider I came from the days when everyone rode 26” and had rim brakes and there was ONE axle standard.
09-26-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks guys. I’m about 180 ready to go with full...

Thanks guys. I’m about 180 ready to go with full camelbak. My tires say min 35, rode today with 45 and can’t imagine a better riding bike.
09-25-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By MikeOK

Air pressure 27.5 X 2.8?

New bike, how much air pressure in 27.5 X 2.8 with tubes thanks
09-14-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By MikeOK

Someone explain modern dropouts & axles

Iím still riding a 2003 Yeti with the same quick release skewers that every other bike used back then. Now Iím in the market for a new mtn bike and Iím confused with all the different variations....
Forum: For Sale
09-05-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By MikeOK

For cheap Fox Vanilla 125RL fork

I’m still rejuvenating my shop and today I came up with an old circa ~2002 fork. I’ve had 2 of these and in it’s day it was the best riding fork I ever used. By today’s standards it weighs a ton...
Forum: For Sale
09-04-18, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By MikeOK

Okay I’ll put them there next time cb400bill and...

Okay I’ll put them there next time cb400bill and yes they are gone. I can’t seem to be able to figure out hiw to delete, can you do that for me?
Forum: For Sale
09-02-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By MikeOK

More...

More...
Forum: For Sale
09-02-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By MikeOK

Bunch of old mountain bike stuff nearly free

Im still cleaning the shop and have a few more items. Some of it is dirty and grimy and well used but itís all in working order. Just give me a few bucks to cover shipping. $10 for 1 item, $15 for 2,...
08-30-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By MikeOK

2 sram 9 sp master links free to good home

I’ve been out in the shop doing the 5 year cleaning and sorting and I’ve found lots of old stuff either new or near new. I’ll be giving it all away here as I go. Anyway, I have 2 sram master links I...
06-21-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By MikeOK

In case someone searches for this, the problem...

In case someone searches for this, the problem turned out to be a short in my derailleur as I suspected. I took it to the bike shop and they changed a couple wires, but that didn’t fix it. So how I...
06-17-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By MikeOK

Ok thanks guys, another? Is the circled part the...

Ok thanks guys, another? Is the circled part the cage? And if so can I buy the short cage and swap parts around and make it work?
...
06-17-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By MikeOK

11/32, 50/34. 11 speed, two rings. Ultegra 6870...

11/32, 50/34. 11 speed, two rings. Ultegra 6870 Di2
06-17-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks hoop, this brings me to another ?, if I...

Thanks hoop, this brings me to another ?, if I buy a short cage derailleur can I swap parts from my old one to my new one and make it work? I think mine has a short in it and I found a short cage for...
06-17-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By MikeOK

Is this short cage?

Hi all, is my rear derailleur short cage? If it’s not, will a short cage work in it’s place?
...
06-09-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By MikeOK

Yeah after I got the Bluetooth I decided I wasted...

Yeah after I got the Bluetooth I decided I wasted my money pretty much, I use it on my iPad but the laptop is just as easy. And you can change the shift mode with just the button on the A box,...
06-09-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks Marcus I took the unit out of the equation...

Thanks Marcus I took the unit out of the equation but I’ll go back out and check all my connections. I did the error check with e-tube and everything tested fine. It’s got nearly 5,000 miles now but...
06-09-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By MikeOK

Anyone have the Bluetooth unit on their Di2?

A few months ago I bought the Bluetooth unit for my Di2 and I immediately noticed the battery life got much worse. Recently my battery got to where it was running down in 2 days. I thought my battery...
04-25-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By MikeOK

That's great man thanks!

That's great man thanks!
04-25-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By MikeOK

dminor, thanks, but I'm only getting...

dminor, thanks, but I'm only getting photobucket's placeholder. I would really like to see it, could you email it to me at mdwsr -at- yahoo.com please?
04-25-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks but I couldn't find a chart for that one...

Thanks but I couldn't find a chart for that one on their website, so I emailed them and they said M too. The reason why I question that is I have one of their old ASR's and it is a M, and it has...
04-24-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By MikeOK

Any Yeti ARC owners here?

I'm in the market for a hardtail mtb and I have my eye on the Yeti ARC. Problem is they have discontinued it for some reason. I can get it built but I need to know my size. I'm 5' 7" and have a bike...
04-21-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

Steve B. Yes I should have read Tim's post closer...

Steve B. Yes I should have read Tim's post closer before I paired my iPad. As soon as I paired it the first time it went straight to updating the wireless unit firmware, I didn't even have the option...
04-21-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

My bike now shifts down the front derailleur only...

My bike now shifts down the front derailleur only when it is going to the big cog from the second. I've tried everything I can imagine and I can't get it to change. I can build a file that lets me...
04-20-18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

To add to the discussion one thing I was...

To add to the discussion one thing I was wondering is if the Bluetooth unit would work in a titanium seat post and yes, it will. But when I paired to it my iPad it lost it's connection in the middle...
04-19-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

wgscott - did you get it to work? I had to do my...

wgscott - did you get it to work? I had to do my front again because I adjusted the preload on my BB.

I have an e-tube question for you guys, I am trying to lower the cog that prompts a ring...
04-14-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

I’m pretty sure we are understanding you wgscott....

I’m pretty sure we are understanding you wgscott. When you have your trim set centered on cog 6 it will be centered on every other cog as well. And you’ll have 16 steps of trim adjustment each way. I...
04-11-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

Steve thanks for adding. My knowledge is limited...

Steve thanks for adding. My knowledge is limited to my Ultegra 6870 50x34, 11x32. In manual on the original frame I could get all my gears, but after moving it all to a new frame I would get slight...
04-11-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

wgscott I gave it a little thought, and I’m...

wgscott I gave it a little thought, and I’m pretty sure you can do this to re-center the rear, in fact it might be simpler than the front. Just go into trim mode, move it as many steps as it takes to...
04-11-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

Actually I started another thread asking about...

Actually I started another thread asking about this and the responders gave me a lot of resources and thatís how I stumbled upon the solution. Iíve never been able to find this exact fix anywhere and...
04-11-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

I was thinking about this when I made my first...

I was thinking about this when I made my first post, but didnít include it because Iím not sure, havenít tried. But I donít see why it wouldnít be the same. Maybe someone whoís done it will chime in.
04-11-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

In my opinion yes, the front is best because it...

In my opinion yes, the front is best because it auto trims itself depending on which cog youíre in. So you can use all 22 gears. You donít use them all with synchro turned on, you really donít need...
04-09-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeOK

The di2 thread

Hello all, I’ve searched for di2 info and started a few threads of my own but you have to do a lot of digging to find what you’re looking for, so I thought I would start this post with a few things...
04-09-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By MikeOK

Okay guys thanks to your help and the manuals you...

Okay guys thanks to your help and the manuals you linked me I got it straightened out.
What I did:
1 placed it in big ring/big cog, then went to trim mode and went outboard 12 steps on the front...
04-08-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By MikeOK

I thought that was the L screw?

I thought that was the L screw?
04-08-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By MikeOK

Okay thanks for the help guys, I’ll get back to...

Okay thanks for the help guys, I’ll get back to it tomorrow. When I say the derailleur is not parallel, I mean the top is really close to the big ring when looking at it from the side, then at the...
04-08-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By MikeOK

Okay rm am I reading it right that Step 2 shows...

Okay rm am I reading it right that Step 2 shows how to adjust the cage inboard/outboard? It’s a little hard to see in the pic but I can’t find an adjuster bolt for that. One more (possibly) related...
04-08-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By MikeOK

I found that thread doing a google search, but...

I found that thread doing a google search, but his was the rear mine is the front. There has to be a way to do it I just havenít been successful finding it. I may end up having to put a spacer on my...
04-08-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By MikeOK

sch - thanks! The only thing I know for sure is...

sch - thanks! The only thing I know for sure is the H and L are set right. I downloaded the e-tube software to my PC and connected it to my bike, I have to tinker with it more but so far I’m...
04-08-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By MikeOK

Re-center di2 trim?

Hi, I moved my Ultegra di2 from one frame to another and I need a little assistance please. I need to move my front der a little inboard but my trim adjustment is pegged out inboard. Iíve searched...
03-30-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By MikeOK

Mine worked perfectly the first 3,000 miles in...

Mine worked perfectly the first 3,000 miles in all 22 gears before I put on a new rear wheel. I didn’t have to touch it, not one single time. But since I moved the entire group to my new frame it’s...
03-28-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By MikeOK

TimothyH - yes that worked thanks a million....

TimothyH - yes that worked thanks a million. Earlier I was adjusting on the fly so I bet I was holding it too long and going into crash mode. That and adjusting while riding I probably couldn’t tell...
03-28-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By MikeOK

Thanks for that, but I am unclear when the system...

Thanks for that, but I am unclear when the system is in front adjustment mode. Does the blinking LED indicate that you are adjusting the front? I tried that but couldn’t tell if the front derailleur...
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