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08-02-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,343
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I carry a phone for maps and emergencies. GPS...

I carry a phone for maps and emergencies. GPS will work w/o cell service, but you need to have maps downloaded to determine where you are. You can download maps from Google Maps beforehand. I've not...
08-01-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Getting the right fit is an iterative process. I...

Getting the right fit is an iterative process. I had problems mostly with my hands and wrists. I got a pro fit and it helped immensely, especially with saddle selection and position. I tweaked the...
07-30-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I don't know if I would call it stalking. RWGPS...

I don't know if I would call it stalking. RWGPS routes can be set to private. You can set a privacy zone so your location isn't revealed. If people are willing to share their rides by setting routes...
07-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I can't give any personal experience with either...

I can't give any personal experience with either tire, however check out this review of the Conti tire: https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews/continental-grand-prix-5000-tl-2018
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Was his chain waxed?

Was his chain waxed?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Yeah they got that already, they're called noise...

Yeah they got that already, they're called noise cancelling headphones. Anyways if my bike had squeaks and weird noises, I'd fix it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I had a bike fit done where they had something...

I had a bike fit done where they had something that resembled a seat cover. It had a matrix of pressure sensors in it, and it help to identify pressure hot spots. I tried 5 different saddles with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I've seen some shops have demo saddles you can...

I've seen some shops have demo saddles you can test drive.
07-19-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,052
Posted By Buzzkill53120

So as a fellow Cheese Head, what's your...

So as a fellow Cheese Head, what's your requirement for "Wisconsin drinking"? Brandy Old-Fashions?
07-08-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Gconan is correct, dump the gel cover. There are...

Gconan is correct, dump the gel cover. There are many aspects to getting a saddle position comfortable. Have you tried any adjustment to seat height, angle or forward/backward position? Do an...
07-06-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Was the cost of the upgrade worth having it done?

Was the cost of the upgrade worth having it done?
07-06-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I would seriously contact Quarq to see if this...

I would seriously contact Quarq to see if this can be serviced. I haven't seen any manuals describing disassembly of the hub. Even if you can access the PCB, it may be difficult to repair. The PCB...
07-05-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,663
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Thanks to all for your help. Think I'm going to...

Thanks to all for your help. Think I'm going to pull the trigger on this.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I think it all depends on the tire/rim...

I think it all depends on the tire/rim combination you have. I tested it out at home by installing a tube in my wheels and found it nearly impossible to lever them back on the rim. So a plug kit is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Does Anybody Ride an Orbea Avant M20?

I been looking at getting an endurance bike to add to my stable. I've been looking at the Trek Domane SL 6. However, I've owned all Treks since 1993, and I've been looking at other brands, which in...
07-02-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Looking for a Chainring Guard for Kids MTB

I have a kids Trek Mountain Track 800, circa 1996(?). I cleaned it up, looks good. I'm looking for a chainring guard, because I know the grandson is not going to use a trouser clip. I've been looking...
06-28-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By Buzzkill53120

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06-28-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I believe the dust cap with rubber seal goes on...

I believe the dust cap with rubber seal goes on the free hub side.
06-25-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Buzzkill53120

They say "Confession is good for the soul", here...

They say "Confession is good for the soul", here is my confession: I am an idiot!

So I went to my LBS and picked up another pair of the Bontrager inserts. I get home, go to replace the inserts;...
06-05-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Why not completely repaint the handlebars a...

Why not completely repaint the handlebars a similar color?
06-05-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Thanks to PoorInRichfield (thanks for the shout...

Thanks to PoorInRichfield (thanks for the shout out!) for his in-depth response. I did some research on minimalist shows and that sounds interesting. This may a good solution for the long term. For...
06-03-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Looking for Advice on Orthotics

I have trouble with plantar fasciitis in my right foot from time to time. I bought the Bontrager Inform BioDynamic Mid Arch Insoles a couple of years back and that seemed to help. I'm having pain...
05-12-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Zefal's website shows only black. Perhaps I can...

Zefal's website shows only black. Perhaps I can find one on ebay or a vintage site.
05-11-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Thanks for the feedback! Iíll pull the trigger on...

Thanks for the feedback! Iíll pull the trigger on getting one.
05-11-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Yeah in the same boat, haven't bought a frame...

Yeah in the same boat, haven't bought a frame pump in years. I remember when Silcas were made of plastic and you could easily paint them to color match the bike.
05-11-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I looked Lezyne pumps but I didn't see a full...

I looked Lezyne pumps but I didn't see a full size pump, only mini pumps.
05-11-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Zefal Frame Pump Question

I got a '91 Trek 1400 and I would like to get a full size frame pump for it. I like the Silca pump, but man oh man $165 for a pump. Not going to do it. The alternative is the Zefal HPX, which I'm...
05-10-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Really? Do we really need a solution for this...

Really? Do we really need a solution for this "problem". I too am a little OCD about alignment, however the solution(s) suggested is a bit much for the additional cost and complexity. People it's not...
05-08-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Buzzkill53120

In some double walled rims there is slug that...

In some double walled rims there is slug that holds the ends together when they weld it. The slug can be come loose and rattle or make a sound like a shoop shoop hula hoop. Could be an errant spoke...
05-06-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Replacing the housing may help. Helped for me...

Replacing the housing may help. Helped for me when I had problems with the RD. Shift mechanism in the lever may have been damaged. This can happen in a crash or if someone tried to force a shift with...
04-28-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Yeah, I'm thinking it may be all in my head....

Yeah, I'm thinking it may be all in my head. Chain and cassette wear OK. Hanger alignment good.
04-28-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Buzzkill53120

The problem is not with shifting, I got that...

The problem is not with shifting, I got that dialed in to my satisfaction. I'm thinking that the shift mechanism is the cause of the vagueness. Perhaps its the mechanism is worn, gummed up or...
04-27-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Installed new cables and housings today....

Installed new cables and housings today. Inspected the replaced cable/housing and BB routing, didn't find anything unusual. Extra careful when cutting the housing. I run a piece of cable in the...
04-27-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Ultegra R8000 RD Shift Vagueness

I upgraded my Madone with an Ultegra groupset three years ago. My question is about RD downshifting (larger->smaller cogs). It feels vague to me. Earlier in the season I replaced only the shift...
04-23-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,070
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I didn't know the true origin of the furlong. I...

I didn't know the true origin of the furlong. I thought its only use was measuring horse racetracks. Thanks for the insight. I realize furlongs/fortnight is a nonsensical unit for speed, I only...
04-23-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,070
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Well itís an American Quarter Horse, so I guess...

Well itís an American Quarter Horse, so I guess itís imperial. Typically theyíre 16 hands high, weigh 65 stones and can attain a top speed of 107,000 furlongs/fort nite.
04-23-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,070
Posted By Buzzkill53120

When you get this: ...

When you get this:


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04-22-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Sorry. I don't know why I read it wrong. Guess I...

Sorry. I don't know why I read it wrong. Guess I gotta get new glasses.
04-22-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,070
Posted By Buzzkill53120

My preferred units for velocity is...

My preferred units for velocity is furloughs/fortnight.
04-22-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Andrew R Stewart Not to hijack the thread, can...

Andrew R Stewart Not to hijack the thread, can you explain why you don't want to grease the bottom bracket threads?
04-11-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Buzzkill53120

There are several websites that can help...

There are several websites that can help calculate spoke length. Google "spoke calculator".
04-09-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Deflate the tire and squirt soapy water around...

Deflate the tire and squirt soapy water around the inside of the rim and then slowly inflate the tire while watching the tire bead. The soapy water acts as a lubricant. You may hear a small pop sound...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Buzzkill53120

I got a pair of Mavic Cosmic Elite UST wheels,...

I got a pair of Mavic Cosmic Elite UST wheels, and I got the same problem. I only hear it when the bike is in the stand. I pulled off the tape and inspected the rim to find what looks like a some...
01-09-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Was the bike assembled or partially assembled...

Was the bike assembled or partially assembled when you received it? Sounds like the chain needs to be shortened. Park Tool has a video on how to properly size up a chain.
12-31-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By Buzzkill53120

When you had the hub serviced, did you take the...

When you had the hub serviced, did you take the whole in? If not, then the LBS would have no way to check it out. However, if you took the bike in, then take it back and have them road test it.
12-30-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Have you considered taking the original hub/wheel...

Have you considered taking the original hub/wheel back to the LBS who serviced it? You paid good money for the repair why not address the issue with them?
12-25-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Looking at the web site, it lacks any electrical...

Looking at the web site, it lacks any electrical details/specifications that one would help determine its suitability for OP's plan for battery charging. The lamp and "dynamo" are integrated....
12-25-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 28,678
Posted By Buzzkill53120

Living in Wisconsin just about every LBS carries...

Living in Wisconsin just about every LBS carries Trek as their main brand. Kind of like the same with motorcycles; just about everybody here rides a Harley. I find most LBS around here if they don't...
12-23-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Buzzkill53120

So the dealer(s) couldn't recommend a replacement...

So the dealer(s) couldn't recommend a replacement plug for you? I don't believe Trek uses a custom plug design for their forks. Measure the inside diameter of the fork steerer (typically 1-1/8") and...
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