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03-15-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By hrdknox1

I have this one. I chose it because of the...

I have this one. I chose it because of the ratings, and it's everything the ratings claim it to be....
10-20-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,907
Posted By hrdknox1

Sep Koos. What a talent he is turning out to...

Sep Koos. What a talent he is turning out to be....possibilities are endless. :giver:
09-03-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By hrdknox1

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your...

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your face and could provide more safety, but probably fog up more.
08-30-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,658
Posted By hrdknox1

I would say the fact that they have won seven of...

I would say the fact that they have won seven of the last eight Tour de France's, and have the money to bring in the best riders.
08-28-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By hrdknox1

Depending on the geometry of the bike the wheel...

Depending on the geometry of the bike the wheel might not go on with the tire inflated. There might be too little a space between the seatstay and tire to get the wheel far enough forward to slip...
08-28-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,658
Posted By hrdknox1

Read the original post. An understanding of the...

Read the original post. An understanding of the word, "Perhaps", is important here.
08-27-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,658
Posted By hrdknox1

They are the top team and have not switched over...

They are the top team and have not switched over to disc. Obviously they are doing what they feel is best to win, including taking into account that the Mavic universal support vehicles only carry...
08-03-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By hrdknox1

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that...

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that it is difficult to get the tire off. For this reason I have bought Effetto Mariposa Carogna tape. I haven’t had to use it, but heard it makes...
07-05-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By hrdknox1

The same, 2 oz.

The same, 2 oz.
07-03-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By hrdknox1

Add my post, "Lengthening a Steerer...

Add my post, "Lengthening a Steerer Tube"
07-03-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By hrdknox1

Could be leaking from the valve core if you...

Could be leaking from the valve core if you didn't submerge that.
06-21-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,749
Posted By hrdknox1

Yeah, there was a lot of opinions on whether my...

Yeah, there was a lot of opinions on whether my method would work. I wanted to be responsible in reporting the outcome so others can avoid what happened to me, or worse.
I have taken your...
06-20-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,749
Posted By hrdknox1

The wood dowel snapped and I crashed descending...

The wood dowel snapped and I crashed descending at a high speed. Fortunately this catastrophy resulted in only road rash and soreness for me, but it could have been much worse. Obviously the stress...
06-06-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,973
Posted By hrdknox1

It's thinking like this that is the root of the...

It's thinking like this that is the root of the problem. Fortunately the greater majority of people are good and don't think this way. I applaud Fuji for taking a stance against police brutality.
06-06-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,165
Posted By hrdknox1

A bell is better because some people interpret...

A bell is better because some people interpret "on your left" to mean move left.
06-02-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,411
Posted By hrdknox1

I don't know who termed the phrase, but I feel...

I don't know who termed the phrase, but I feel awful for any cyclist named "Fred".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,606
Posted By hrdknox1

I wave to cyclists, runners, and walkers because...

I wave to cyclists, runners, and walkers because I am having a great time. Most of the people I see routinely wave back at me, but there are a few who don't so I've stopped waving to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,651
Posted By hrdknox1

I think cadence is a result of trial and error to...

I think cadence is a result of trial and error to what suits you best. I do better in a lower cadence.
04-15-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By hrdknox1

[QUOTE=Oso Polar;21419923]Short answer: given...

[QUOTE=Oso Polar;21419923]Short answer: given everything else equal the ones that are too big will be much worse.

Now, long answer. To minimize chafing shorts should move as much as possible...
04-14-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,813
Posted By hrdknox1

Well it looks like we've gotten off track from...

Well it looks like we've gotten off track from the OP thread.
04-06-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,289
Posted By hrdknox1

Fizik Arione. Haven't used anything other in 10+...

Fizik Arione. Haven't used anything other in 10+ years. The length allows me more fore and aft positions to adjust to the gradient of the road. It has good padding and it is made well with...
04-02-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By hrdknox1

It sounds like you know what you are doing as...

It sounds like you know what you are doing as this is not the first bike that you have built. Your pictures and explanation lead me to agree with you that the braze-on clamp is misaligned. In that...
03-30-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By hrdknox1

Caloso is correct. Assuming the your shifters...

Caloso is correct. Assuming the your shifters are 9 speed, you need to use a 9 speed chain with a 9 speed cassette. The width of the chain narrows from 9 to 10 to 11 speed as does the spacing...
03-28-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By hrdknox1

Yes, I would definitely clear coat. it will...

Yes, I would definitely clear coat. it will protect the paint and decals. You did a great job on the paint and decals, and your skill will follow in the clear coating.
03-26-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By hrdknox1

I don't profess to be an expert in wheel...

I don't profess to be an expert in wheel building, but I have built several wheelsets that have stood the test of time. What I can tell you is that the spoke tension on the drive side can't be off by...
03-26-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,813
Posted By hrdknox1

Yelling from the passenger seat

I am very cautious when riding, and predominantly obey traffic rules. The other day on my way back from a 50 miler I was at cruising speed and didn't stop at a stop sign. It was at a 4 way stop...
03-25-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,028
Posted By hrdknox1

I don't think the cage is bent. It looks like...

I don't think the cage is bent. It looks like your derailleur is threaded crooked into the hanger. There appears to be a larger gap at the bottom where it screws into the hanger than at the top. It...
03-11-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By hrdknox1

Tip for Jersey Zipper

I’ve had the zipper slider break on almost every Jersey that I’ve owned despite following the manufacturers recommended washing instructions. To save from repeatedly repairing the zipper, since my...
03-06-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,634
Posted By hrdknox1

Yeah I thought about doing that. Other than the...

Yeah I thought about doing that. Other than the straps, the rack was sound. I am paranoid after this....I can't trust that my bike will be ok, regardless of how much I inspect the rack. I loved...
06-02-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,326
Posted By hrdknox1

I have shortened it, and shifting is still good....

I have shortened it, and shifting is still good. I had it extra long just to test if length was the issue.
05-28-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,326
Posted By hrdknox1

Problem solved. I lengthened the cable loop at...

Problem solved. I lengthened the cable loop at the derailleur. It is quite big, but shifting is now ideal....
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