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Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 30,765
Posted By RGMN

Love the older Ritchey paint jobs. And the bottle...

Love the older Ritchey paint jobs. And the bottle cages. That's the one thing I really miss on my Logic RB is its classic paint job. The RB is a bit better bike but the 2.0 had a MUCH nicer paint and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,004
Posted By RGMN

Erik's is a a big bike shop chain, one of the...

Erik's is a a big bike shop chain, one of the largest in the upper Midwest with 30 or so stores. But I've found that their stores vary considerably in quality of mechanics and sales people. Most...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By RGMN

I had the same thing happen to a GP5000 on it's...

I had the same thing happen to a GP5000 on it's first ride. Less than 25 miles on the tire and it was trashed. This was an expensive flat, trashed the tire and a Tubolito tube I had installed at the...
08-07-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By RGMN

Drift Ghost XL Pro...

Drift Ghost XL Pro (https://us.driftinnovation.com/collections/cameras-new/products/ghost-xl-pro) are popular for helmet mounting
08-07-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,464
Posted By RGMN

Handlebars are overrated. I got rid of mine and...

Handlebars are overrated. I got rid of mine and enjoy the weight savings.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 881
Posted By RGMN

Have you looked at Bont Cycling shoes...

Have you looked at Bont Cycling shoes (https://bontcycling.com/)? I know they make double wide shoes in some of their models. Iím riding their Vaypor G shoe and it is the best fitting shoe Iíve ever...
08-04-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By RGMN

I've used a 4th hand brake tool...

I've used a 4th hand brake tool (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/cable-stretcher-bt-2?category=Brakes) to hold some tension on the cable while tightening the pinch bolt.
08-04-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By RGMN

Yes & yes. The upper and lower are different,...

Yes & yes. The upper and lower are different, and the lower is directional. It should be marked on the wheel next to the hub.
07-28-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By RGMN

I used those same mounts to attach grab bars in...

I used those same mounts to attach grab bars in my parents' house. They held me pulling on the bar, 20 lbs of bike wouldn't even be noticed.
07-27-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By RGMN

If you can't take your hands off the bars try...

If you can't take your hands off the bars try changing hand positions and see if it changes.
07-27-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By RGMN

For creaking that starts after a little riding...

For creaking that starts after a little riding look at the rider contact points that could absorb moisture from sweating.

Does the creaking stop if you pedal out of the saddle? If it does check...
07-16-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By RGMN

You got the wrong tool - Draper's website shows...

You got the wrong tool - Draper's website shows this one measures clockwise only. You need one that works in both directions.
07-16-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By RGMN

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07-15-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By RGMN

I remember that promo but I thought it was for...

I remember that promo but I thought it was for Dri-Slide Bike-Aid.
07-15-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By RGMN

Light bike cleaning: Meguiar's Last Touch Spray...

Light bike cleaning: Meguiar's Last Touch Spray Detailer (https://www.meguiars.com/professional/products/meguiars-last-touch-spray-detailer-ready-use-pro-grade-detailing-spray)
Normal...
07-12-22, 12:16 PM
07-08-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 686
Posted By RGMN

May I suggest looking at this: Cantilever Smooth...

May I suggest looking at this: Cantilever Smooth Post Brake Service | Park Tool (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help/cantilever-smooth-post-brake-service)
07-06-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 591
Posted By RGMN

If you can find an old Park BT-4 these work to...

If you can find an old Park BT-4 these work to hold the brakes shut.
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I've used a...
07-03-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By RGMN

I have a CDI Torque screwdriver...

I have a CDI Torque screwdriver (https://www.amazon.com/Products-TorqControl-TLA28NM-Screwdriver-Magnetic/dp/B01DIRD5CG) that I like better than the individual torque keys. And it is less $ too,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,100
Views: 515,335
Posted By RGMN

Ritchey Carbon Streem....

Ritchey Carbon Streem. (https://ritcheylogic.com/bike/handlebars/wcs-carbon-streem-di2-handlebar) They look a bit funny with the new bartape I put on - I couldnít get it to lie flat without a huge...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,100
Views: 515,335
Posted By RGMN

Ritchey Road Logic RB. 2015+ Chorus 11 with a...

Ritchey Road Logic RB. 2015+ Chorus 11 with a pre-2015 Record 11 chainset. Love the HED Belgium R rims but they make for a heavy set of wheels. With my Shamals the RB it right around 17.25 lbs, but...
07-02-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 591
Posted By RGMN

I have Paul Touring Canti with Koolstop Thinline...

I have Paul Touring Canti with Koolstop Thinline pads. No squeal but it takes a good amount of toe. With the Thinline pads there is a little "kick-out" on the end that's about 1.5mm, and I have about...
04-27-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By RGMN

Someone asked the exact same question here:...

Someone asked the exact same question here: https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1250722-campagnolo-athena-11s.html#post22486519
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By RGMN

You can get a 50T outer chainring in an 11 spd...

You can get a 50T outer chainring in an 11 spd 135 bcd, but it won't be Campagnolo. Both TA Specialties (https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/tach.php#horus11) and Stonglight...
04-26-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,145
Posted By RGMN

Yes, you can damage the frames with these if you...

Yes, you can damage the frames with these if you tighten the knob too tight. I've seen an aluminum frame that had dents in the seat tube from this one, and a carbon frame seat tube cracked with...
04-26-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,145
Posted By RGMN

Not bows but another use for Park repair stands:...

Not bows but another use for Park repair stands: Home Page | Park Tool Trimmer (http://www.parktooltrimmer.com/)...
04-26-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,145
Posted By RGMN

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04-24-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,256
Posted By RGMN

I've changed most of my on-bike/carry-along kits...

I've changed most of my on-bike/carry-along kits to Lezyne Storage Drive (https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/bicycle-multi-tools/products/1-mt-stdr-v104t5) with just the bits I need for that bike....
04-18-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By RGMN

I've installed the Jagwire kits on several bikes,...

I've installed the Jagwire kits on several bikes, and I have it on my road bike only because I couldn't find a Campagnolo cable kit and I had a bunch of the Jagwire Links left over from a couple...
04-16-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By RGMN

Wrong technical manual for the rear derailleur...

Wrong technical manual for the rear derailleur the OP has. Here's the correct one: Rear derailleur - mechanical units...
04-15-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,238
Posted By RGMN

Frumpa Pump...

Frumpa Pump (https://www.fumpapumps.com/pages/nanofumpa-bike-pump)
03-28-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 669
Posted By RGMN

4,5,6mm Stainless Steel Fastener Kit...

4,5,6mm Stainless Steel Fastener Kit (https://wheelsmfg.com/products/fasteners-ferrules-brake-rim-parts/4-5-6mm-stainless-steel-fastener-kit.html)
03-20-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 909
Posted By RGMN

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By RGMN

Same OP on both threads. Probably didn't like...

Same OP on both threads. Probably didn't like the answers they got on that other thread.
03-09-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By RGMN

11 spd SR/Record/Chorus changed in 2015. The...

11 spd SR/Record/Chorus changed in 2015. The updated parts have an "A" in a box on them, and are compatible with the pre-2015 parts as follows:...
02-22-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By RGMN

Muc-Off makes some inner tube specific sealant...

Muc-Off makes some inner tube specific sealant (https://us.muc-off.com/products/inner-tube-sealant). I have it in my commuter but since I haven't been going into the office I don't have too many...
02-20-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,111
Posted By RGMN

Early Campagnolo carbon cranks had issues with...

Early Campagnolo carbon cranks had issues with the pedal inserts coming loose. Campagnolo changed their technical manuals to give a minimum and maximum diameter on the pedal shoulder and a warning...
02-09-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By RGMN

I keep looking at my bikes and dread getting them...

I keep looking at my bikes and dread getting them ready for off-season training.
01-31-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By RGMN

I design wiring harness for heavy-duty off-road...

I design wiring harness for heavy-duty off-road vehicles. ANY soldered wire will break in a vibration environment. I've seen literally hundreds of tests and field reports, and soldered wires are one...
01-30-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,668
Posted By RGMN

Quality post as usual Graeme.:thumb: Do you...

Quality post as usual Graeme.:thumb:

Do you know which Molykote Campagnolo is using? There's a quite a few listed on Dupont's website (https://www.dupont.com/molykote/greases.html).
01-24-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 895
Posted By RGMN

Campagnolo quit selling rebuildable shifters...

Campagnolo quit selling rebuildable shifters around 2009, right about when they went to 11 spd. At least they still make the replacement parts for the 2008 & earlier shifters, but anything after 10...
01-17-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By RGMN

Putting a zip tie on the protector sort of...

Putting a zip tie on the protector sort of defeats the purpose, now you have to position the zip tie so it doesn't rub the frame. I put the tube top where I want it then secure it to the housing...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By RGMN

Yes, it matters. The magnet needs to be in the...

Yes, it matters. The magnet needs to be in the area marked ON/OFF on the power unit. If someone installed it right it should be about where the EPS sticker is.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,065
Posted By RGMN

If you ride in cold weather carbon bars are...

If you ride in cold weather carbon bars are noticeably warmer than aluminum.
01-08-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,240
Posted By RGMN

Try here: ...

Try here: https://wheelsmfg.com/products/cables-housing/casing-ferrules.html
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,780
Posted By RGMN

For me with the Campag Ergo it isn't the size of...

For me with the Campag Ergo it isn't the size of the paddle - I can find the paddle when I'm wearing lobster gloves - it's the bulk of the glove and space needed for 2 fingers that is the problem. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,780
Posted By RGMN

I'm not a fan of Lobster gloves. The loss of...

I'm not a fan of Lobster gloves. The loss of dexterity is much more severe than the increase in warmth is helpful. When I've ridden with lobster gloves I find I cannot push the upshift lever on my...
12-22-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By RGMN

I'm on my 3rd Silca floor pump. I've had this...

I'm on my 3rd Silca floor pump. I've had this one pushing 20 years. 1 of my previous Silca I ran over with my car (I didn't see it behind me) and I'm guessing the other is going strong for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,643
Posted By RGMN

Have tried adjusting the EQ with the ShurePlus...

Have tried adjusting the EQ with the ShurePlus Play app? I find the 215 to be a bit heavy on bass so I reduce it a little in the app, and my old ears don't hear the high frequencies as well so I...
12-14-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By RGMN

:thumb: I have the original version that...

:thumb:
I have the original version that doesn't work on the 12 & 13 spd cassettes, bought when I worked in a shop. Easily the best one I've used. The other wrenches in the shop liked it too,...
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