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05-23-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Glad you solved your lower back pain issue. ...

Glad you solved your lower back pain issue.

How did you decide to buy a shorter stem? Did you buy the same stem angle?

Thanks.
05-03-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Ok, you all convinced me to go with the EH-500. ...

Ok, you all convinced me to go with the EH-500. I'm getting them put on in a couple of weeks with a bike fitting. Thanks.
04-27-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Thanks for that link that explains Clickr. It...

Thanks for that link that explains Clickr. It turns out I am a beginner and never used clipless. Any idea if that might be useful?
04-27-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Shimano PD-EH500 vs. PD-T421 pedals

Hi all,

I looking to move from toe clips to a dual-sided SPD/flat pedal. I already own Shimano CT-500 shoes (Shimano CT500...
04-09-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Zebra Tempest

I bought it at Endless Trail in Dobbs Ferry, NY....

I bought it at Endless Trail in Dobbs Ferry, NY. It was the only bike in my size out of 20 shops that i called. I feel really lucky that i found it.
04-06-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Zebra Tempest

seat post and seat adjust

Hi all,

I just bought a Jamis Renegade S2. In the specs it mentions

Seat Post Jamis carbon fiber micro-adjust, 27.2 x 330mm with cromo seat pin
Saddle Selle Royal Asphalt with integrated...
Forum: Northeast
04-04-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By Zebra Tempest

brochures: ...

brochures: https://parks.westchestergov.com/trailways
Forum: Northeast
04-04-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Zebra Tempest

The brochures are on the Westchester county site:...

The brochures are on the Westchester county site: https://parks.westchestergov.com/trailways
04-04-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

final success

So, I was getting a couple of skips still, so I put the bike up on a stand and pulled out a magnifying glass. I identified a couple of teeth that still had a little hook. I took those off with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Zebra Tempest

not set up tubeless

You all are correct. The bike is not set up tubeless. I'll hold off on that for a bit while I get used to everything else. I don't plan on running < 35 psi on 40 mm tires, so i think pinch flats...
03-28-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Hey all, I noticed the mounting instructions...

Hey all,

I noticed the mounting instructions for the Sigma Cyclocomputers advise using adhesive.

Is it really necessary to use the adhesive in addition to the O-ring?
With adhesive, is...
03-28-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Zebra Tempest

buying Sigma 14.16

Thanks for helping out.

I decided to buy the Sigma 14.16 STS CAD. Price isn't bad at ~$80.

Seems nearly perfect. It has built in altimeter, and doesn't require any interaction with a smart...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Bike Purchased

Thanks for all the conversation.

I purchased The 2021 Renegade S2 and after 1 quick ride I'm quite happy. The bike shop didn't have any pedals to sell me, so they lent me pedals until I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Hello all, I'm back. I'll called about a...

Hello all,

I'm back. I'll called about a dozen shops, and the only bike avaiable in my size is a Jamis Renegade S2 ($2100) and a Giant Revolt ($2450).

The Jamis did feel a little bulky with...
03-14-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

some success

I appreciate all of the input, both with the dremel instructions and the recommendations on what to buy if I can't get it to work. (I actually like the idea of a 7-speed 13-32).

So, I started...
03-13-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Thanks for checking this out for me. That is a...

Thanks for checking this out for me. That is a super cheap derailleur. I could pair that to the IRD

speed|range|cogs: 7sp|13-32t|13,15,17,21,24,28,32

That IRD is a bit expensive for some...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Zebra Tempest

thanks for the recommendation, the aspero is a...

thanks for the recommendation, the aspero is a bit out of budget. I should have said my budget up front ($1500-$2250)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Great point. I'm going to call around to see...

Great point. I'm going to call around to see what's available.
03-12-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

dddd, you convinced me to give this a try. Can't...

dddd, you convinced me to give this a try. Can't hurt, since I can't use the freewheel anyway.

So, I have dremel 3000. Which tool would you recommend?
I have the 932 and 954. Or should i...
03-12-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

thanks for the offer. I might be interested in...

thanks for the offer. I might be interested in that brown one. They look in great shape, right? I going to try to fix mine first.
03-12-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

I have 52-40 upfront. So the 39 might help. ...

I have 52-40 upfront. So the 39 might help.

What is IRD?
03-12-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

I have friction shifters, so that's no problem. ...

I have friction shifters, so that's no problem. That 14-24+34, is interesting. Does it work well, it's a 40% jump from 24-34! My current freewheel has 14, 16, 19, 22, 26,30. So I guess with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Thanks for the cool replies so far. I'm a...

Thanks for the cool replies so far. I'm a fairly new member so I couldn't reply yesterday (a 5 post/day limit).

Someone asked about my budget. I'm a bit embarrassed I didn't include that, since...
03-12-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Attaching pictures. Thanks for advice and help.

Thanks for the responses. I couldn't reply yesterday with pictures, because I was under 10 posts!

Here are some quick pictures I took of the freewheel. I can take the wheel off if, that would...
Forum: Northeast
03-12-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Cool. I'll go check it out. I hope the gates...

Cool. I'll go check it out. I hope the gates aren't like the ones down at Elmsford and 119. Those gate almoste require dismounting. My friend got caught up in the gates and took a fall last...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Gravel bike recommendation

Hey all,
I'm looking to buy a gravel style bike to complement by vintage road bike. I think this is the right forum for some questions.

I'm looking for major manufacturer recommendations for the...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Yeah, I didn't know there was a time limit. They...

Yeah, I didn't know there was a time limit. They definitely won't bother you at all. But I wouldn't leave the car until too late at night.

The lot did fill up on somedays, so I've also parked...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Zebra Tempest

North County Trail, Westchester NY: Construction update?

With this nice weather, I wanted to maybe try out the North County Trail again. I gave up on the part north of Yorktown a couple of years ago, since it was just too rough for a road bike.

Last...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By Zebra Tempest

This will be such a godsend. I live < 1 mile...

This will be such a godsend. I live < 1 mile from the trail. The trail from Barney to Elmsford has been completely unrideable on my road bike for almost 2 years. The section from Barney to...
03-11-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

New Chain skipping. DO I need to replace this freewheel?

Jeez, i want to upload the pictures, but I can't right now, since I'm new to the forums. Looks like I'll browse around and post 5 more times today:)
03-09-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zebra Tempest

freewheel 14-30, 6 speed

Hello all,

With all the biking I did last summer, I needed to replace my chain on a 1986 Zebra Tempest. With the new chain, the 1st gear skips like crazy, and the the other gears skip a bit.
...
02-01-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Zebra Tempest

some nice ideas

Thanks for the good info.

The Sigma 2209 looks great, but a bit expensive @ $149. Maybe because it is low on stock?

I looked at the Sigma site, and there are 2 current models. BC 14.16. ...
01-30-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Zebra Tempest

Simple Cyclocomputer with barometric Altimeter

Hello all,

I have an old Cateye AT-100 cyclocomputer with altimeter that I just love. I appreciate 1 battery change per season, and no drain on my phone. In addition, I prefer to have a compuer on...
Forum: Northeast
01-06-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Zebra Tempest

TravellingFool Do you have a route posted for the...

TravellingFool Do you have a route posted for the alternate route?
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