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10-02-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By lineinthewater

Recommend health/medical website?

Can anyone recommend a health/medical website that has a very active user forum/community?

I've searched google quite a bit, and every forum I find seems dead. It's not required, but it might...
09-24-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,730
Posted By lineinthewater

Wow, I feel guilty for being worried about...

Wow, I feel guilty for being worried about arthroscopic surgery after hearing stories like yours. I'm glad you are able to ride again.

I had my first cortisone shot yesterday. Hate needles -...
09-23-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,730
Posted By lineinthewater

Hip FAI (impingement) and labral tear

Has anyone been dealt this diagnosis? I'm curious if you pursued arthroscopic surgery, and if anyone has specific Dr. (surgeon) recommendations (mid-atlantic region).
08-26-16, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By lineinthewater

Thanks for the link. No pain in the butt, or...

Thanks for the link. No pain in the butt, or down my leg. All pain is either right lower back, or lower right abdominal. Some good information to consider in that article. I had a...
08-25-16, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By lineinthewater

I don't have a setup to allow this, but I'll...

I don't have a setup to allow this, but I'll think about investing in one. I do get up pretty frequently, but I know that's not sufficient (at least not when things are aggravated).



Thanks...
08-25-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By lineinthewater

Psoas / Iliopsoas muscle

Has anyone had experience with a tight psoas/iliopsoas muscle? I spent months trying to figure out what was causing my right abdominal and back pain, aggravated by sitting, cycling, sleeping, etc. ...
06-05-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By lineinthewater

Proper storage of Park stand

Ok, I'm losing my marbles. I received my new Park truing stand, took it out of the box, removed the rubber bands, and set it up. That was several weeks ago. And, now I want to store it safely...
06-05-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,262
Posted By lineinthewater

OP, as I read your first post, it seems you are...

OP, as I read your first post, it seems you are saying this tick was there before any changes were made to the derailleurs, correct? "This ticking was present before I had the rivets replaced." So,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,977,698
Posted By lineinthewater

From another bike forum site, quoting...

From another bike forum site, quoting CannondaleExperts explanation:

"Because Cannondale uses a much stiffer and more brittle aluminum for their hangers than other manufacturers for more precise...
05-05-16, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

Thanks for your thoughts. I might align one, and...

Thanks for your thoughts. I might align one, and consider it the cost of learning. The others will probably be swapped out, or I'll go with Wheels for comparison. But, again, if Cannondale says...
05-05-16, 06:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

I'm 99% sure. I was thinking the same as you...

I'm 99% sure. I was thinking the same as you when I first measured them - how can three brand new hangers be out of spec? How improbable is that? So, I tested all three on another identical CAAD10...
05-05-16, 05:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

Hi. I was originally thinking I would swap them...

Hi. I was originally thinking I would swap them out for hangers that met spec, but the retailer is backordered. If I ride em, or break em, or it is weaker from aligning, then it's out of my pocket....
05-05-16, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

On my last ride, I had a pretty hard down shift...

On my last ride, I had a pretty hard down shift (chain shifting to smaller cog). This is directly related to how I've had to bias the indexing because of shift problems I've been having only going...
05-05-16, 05:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

I can assure you that I'm always paying attention...

I can assure you that I'm always paying attention to protecting the rear derailleur (or any component for that matter) from touching anything, even when I'm just leaning the bike against the wall. ...
05-05-16, 04:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

No, the chain is if anything slightly too long. ...

No, the chain is if anything slightly too long. Park's equation comes up with 52.25 inches. I use a 53. I've tried a 52, to see if that improves the (shifting) issue, but it has no effect.
05-04-16, 08:34 PM
05-04-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By lineinthewater

I've tried every B screw position known to man. ...

I've tried every B screw position known to man. I'm running an 11/26 cassette, and I think the best behavior is all the way out, but I notice very little difference overall.
05-04-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By lineinthewater

It's my understanding that, based on some threads...

It's my understanding that, based on some threads I read here on BF, the primary reason they don't recommend using the 6700 chains on the triple is because of the ramps on the front chainrings, and...
05-04-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

Well, obviously, since hangers don't get bent...

Well, obviously, since hangers don't get bent from riding the bike.
05-04-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

Both the OEM hanger, the one we are discussing...

Both the OEM hanger, the one we are discussing from the 2013 bike, and the newer re-designed beefier model that was sent to me, sandwich the dropout. The new one may look like only one plate on the...
05-04-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

2013 CAAD10, with OEM hanger. I know that...

2013 CAAD10, with OEM hanger. I know that Cannondale says do not attempt to align them ... buy a new one. I wouldn't have attempted to bend it, even a small amount, if the new hangers had met spec....
05-04-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

Well, apparently there is a gremlin coming into...

Well, apparently there is a gremlin coming into my home and kicking my RD in the middle of the night. I'm seriously willing to consider that possibility as this point. I've provided the facts, and...
05-04-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

I first measured it with the DAG about 2 weeks...

I first measured it with the DAG about 2 weeks ago. The tool was being deflected by about 6mm (park recommends max of 4mm). I ordered THREE new CAAD hangers and didn't touch the original OEM hanger...
05-04-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

I kind of expected this response, but I've never...

I kind of expected this response, but I've never EVER crashed this bike, let it fall over, or know of anything hitting the RD. I am VERY careful with it, and I never transport it.

I've seen this...
05-04-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By lineinthewater

Shifting from 2nd to 3rd rear cog only works 30-40% of the time ...

Sorry about the wall of text, but here goes ....

The symptom: I shift from 2nd to 3rd cog on my 3x10 drivetrain, the derailleur moves to the expected position, but the chain does not shift. The...
05-04-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,305
Posted By lineinthewater

Derailleur hanger bending under normal use. Are Wheels Manufacturing hangers stiffer?

I've determined that my Cannondale OEM hanger is bending inward from NORMAL use, and it is affecting my shifting. I've heard that this is not an uncommon situation. I'm thinking of purchasing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,977,698
Posted By lineinthewater

Has anyone had issues with NEW CAAD derailleur...

Has anyone had issues with NEW CAAD derailleur hangers coming bent (out-of-spec)? This has happened to me more than once. And, as I'm sure many of you know, Cannondale specifically recommends...
04-11-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,602
Posted By lineinthewater

No threads found on a bike forum about dogs? Not...

No threads found on a bike forum about dogs? Not possible.

Always ride faster than the fastest dog. :) If that doesn't work, kick it or intimidate/hit with pump. If that doesn't work, I would...
04-01-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I think I just saw your youtube review - good...

I think I just saw your youtube review - good stuff. I busted up when I saw all those lights on your bike. Before you started talking, I thought you actually rode with that many lights. lol. I...
04-01-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I was trying to mount the camera on the handlebar...

I was trying to mount the camera on the handlebar today (just to get things rolling), but despite having a ton of various plastic adapters/mounts, I couldn't come up with anything. I have one of...
04-01-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

That's funny - that charger has been in my cart...

That's funny - that charger has been in my cart for months. I was meaning to get around to buying some batteries, and a charger, once I started using the camera.
04-01-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I assume the thing can be opened to access the...

I assume the thing can be opened to access the battery, etc, like the Planet Bike lights? Can you clamp a tether/string/other between the two plastic shells?
04-01-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Maybe as purely a test, try mounting the fly6 on...

Maybe as purely a test, try mounting the fly6 on your handlebar. I know the orientation, and angle would be off, but you'd probably be able to tell if it's less jittery.
04-01-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Is is possible the way it's mounted is causing a...

Is is possible the way it's mounted is causing a problem? For instance, if you just have one, small attach point, like that tripod screw mount, it might be too sensitive to vibrations. But if it's...
04-01-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Cool rack adaptation. Based on some of the...

Cool rack adaptation.

Based on some of the lowest seatpost mount pics on amazon, I think my seat bag would probably come down slightly too much.

I'm surprised you didn't just keep extra...
04-01-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Thanks. I can actually get it new for pretty...

Thanks. I can actually get it new for pretty close to that. Unfortunately, I have a topeak seat bag for my emergency kit, and it sounds like it can only be mounted on the seatpost. There's a...
04-01-16, 05:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Thank you both for the Fly 6 suggestion. I'd...

Thank you both for the Fly 6 suggestion. I'd never heard of it. Pretty cool, and lightweight. I'll have to keep my eye on prices.
04-01-16, 01:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I have to think back to some of the aggressive,...

I have to think back to some of the aggressive, or downright criminal, acts I've encountered while riding to evaluate which direction would be best (or if two cameras is really a necessity).

The...
03-31-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I have no idea why you're posting on this thread,...

I have no idea why you're posting on this thread, or your point. "Don't ride, and you are all money-grubbing cyclists ", um, ok, suuuure.. Thanks for the tip. :rolleyes:
03-30-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Exactly. "Don't go out if there's any way...

Exactly. "Don't go out if there's any way whatsoever you might get hurt." Translation: never ride.

Unfortunately, in order to reach the nice, least congested, biking areas around here, I have to...
03-30-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

SVC200 - I think ItsJustMe recommended it a while...

SVC200 - I think ItsJustMe recommended it a while back, and I finally got around to getting one. It's fairly compact, and lightweight.
03-30-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Oh, I was mostly joking about the "sign" on a...

Oh, I was mostly joking about the "sign" on a jersey. Of course, it's not a terrible idea.

Most of my problems happen in lower speed traffic, such as this one area where the right lane (on a...
03-30-16, 08:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I'm actually pricing a 2nd camera right now, just...

I'm actually pricing a 2nd camera right now, just curiously. lol. Yeah, two cameras would be ideal. I see so many idiotic moves, in both directions, on almost every ride. It's scary. It speaks...
03-30-16, 08:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I get that you might want to "hide" your camera...

I get that you might want to "hide" your camera so you can truly nab dangerous drivers, but I think deterrence (if at all possible) is more important. I'd rather have a reckless and/or...
03-30-16, 05:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

Interesting idea. One thought I had was to mount...

Interesting idea. One thought I had was to mount it on my shoulder, with kind of a strap with swivel/pivot. Then, I could mostly face it towards the rear, but in certain areas/situations, I could...
03-29-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By lineinthewater

I finally have a videocam ... which way to point it?

Well, I (finally) bought a highly recommend, decently priced, action videocam and I'm torn on which way to point it. I'm leaning towards facing backwards. I'd prefer not to have two of them, but...
03-23-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,769
Posted By lineinthewater

Well, I have the brakes, just not in front of me....

Well, I have the brakes, just not in front of me. They are on my friend's other bike, and I'm building this bike for him too. So, it will take a little effort, and inconvenience, to get them. But,...
03-23-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,769
Posted By lineinthewater

Brake/Lever compatibility for Shimano brakes

I'm looking at the Shimano R451 brakes. According to most retailers' product description, the R451s are Super SLR brakes, and:

"Must be used in conjunction with ST-4600, ST-4603, ST-5700,...
03-14-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,429
Posted By lineinthewater

"An eight-buck tub of oxalic acid crystals mixed...

"An eight-buck tub of oxalic acid crystals mixed with a kiddie pool full of water makes a great rust removal bath for bike frames" LMAO. Makes me thing of Breaking Bad for some reason. :D No...
03-14-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,440
Posted By lineinthewater

Thanks, Andy, for your insight. Hopefully this...

Thanks, Andy, for your insight. Hopefully this indentation was intended. :)
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