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09-26-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By demoncyclist

I still have a late 80s SM400. It was their 3.0...

I still have a late 80s SM400. It was their 3.0 series frame, with Suntour SC-M gruppo. It does not have a Pepperoni fork. I replaced the rear canti brake with one that had a lower profile (I was...
11-08-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By demoncyclist

Not sure how much luck you will have finding a 1"...

Not sure how much luck you will have finding a 1" threaded carbon fork that size. That is a decidedly old-school frame. The fork you posted the link to will not work.
10-19-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,589
Posted By demoncyclist

We have used 83 Sportswear and Canari for our...

We have used 83 Sportswear and Canari for our last two jerseys. Both have low minimums and reasonable pricing. Canari was just last month, and for 6 men's club cut with full zip, it was $62 per...
10-19-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By demoncyclist

Thule has this available:...

Thule has this available: https://www.thule.com/en-us/us/bike-rack/accessories/thule-adapter-kit-xadapt9-_-24712
09-26-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,746
Posted By demoncyclist

A few years back, my wife and I were repeatedly...

A few years back, my wife and I were repeatedly honked at by a car piloted by a student driver along with the instructor. This was on a road with a low speed limit due to a large number of dangerous...
07-13-17, 07:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,091
Posted By demoncyclist

The US website lists the difference between the...

The US website lists the difference between the two models as $500. For that price difference, I would go with the Ultegra gruppo and the better wheels every time.
07-13-17, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By demoncyclist

Anyone doing "crazy" cadence stuff in a Spinning...

Anyone doing "crazy" cadence stuff in a Spinning class should have their certification pulled. Just my opinion, being a STAR 3 rated Spinning Instructor with 16 years of experience. And yes, classes...
07-13-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,542
Posted By demoncyclist

If you have a strap that is compatible with...

If you have a strap that is compatible with whatever model of bike computer you wind up with, then yes, you will get real-time data. Price point will vary based on feature set. If you want something...
07-13-17, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By demoncyclist

Before you go shopping, you need to know what...

Before you go shopping, you need to know what pedal system is on the Spinning bikes.
07-12-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,270
Posted By demoncyclist

Picking out a road bike by looking at a website...

Picking out a road bike by looking at a website is completely the wrong way round. Pick a bike by riding lots of bikes and the right one will find you. There is a reason why there are so many brands-...
07-12-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,542
Posted By demoncyclist

My Garmin Edge 25 connects to my ANT+ HR strap....

My Garmin Edge 25 connects to my ANT+ HR strap. Uploads HR data along with speed and elevation so you can see how out of shape I am...
07-06-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By demoncyclist

post more photos of sand castles

post more photos of sand castles
06-22-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,913
Posted By demoncyclist

Schwinn used to make something called a Triple...

Schwinn used to make something called a Triple Link pedal for their Spinning bikes. It had SPD on one side and LOOK on the other, with an insert for the LOOK side that had a cage and strap for those...
06-02-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,351
Posted By demoncyclist

I have a set of cycling specific Rx sunglasses,...

I have a set of cycling specific Rx sunglasses, but if you want to wear your regular glasses, they make these really cool neoprene straps that attach to the ends of the earpieces to keep them on your...
05-24-17, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By demoncyclist

Millions of people ride bikes form big box...

Millions of people ride bikes form big box retailers. I hardly ever hear about anyone being injured on one, unless there is contact with a motor vehicle.
05-18-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,043
Posted By demoncyclist

If this is for under-helmet wear, I usually go...

If this is for under-helmet wear, I usually go with a Buff to keep the sweat under control. Has the added benefit of keeping the sun off of my neck. The skinny women on Survivor wear them as tube...
05-18-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By demoncyclist

Looks like normal tooth shaping for better...

Looks like normal tooth shaping for better shifting to me. The other issue you are having is derailleur /shifter/cable tension related.
05-18-17, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,663
Posted By demoncyclist

Really? Campy is disposable? Hogwash! Now, the...

Really? Campy is disposable? Hogwash! Now, the races COULD be damaged, but you are assuming much based on no evidence. Cup and cone hubs are far more robust than some of the other junk out there...
05-18-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,663
Posted By demoncyclist

The cable pull and cog spacing are different on...

The cable pull and cog spacing are different on Campy than they are on a Shimano compatible rear wheel, and a Campy cassette will not fit on a Shimano splined hub.

To the OP: If there is nothing...
05-03-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,749
Posted By demoncyclist

Nice vintage frame and components, but probably...

Nice vintage frame and components, but probably not what you are looking for as a daily rider. You would also need to be pretty tall to ride a 59cm frame.
04-27-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By demoncyclist

Black sharpie usually shows up as red on a black...

Black sharpie usually shows up as red on a black surface. You should easily be able to put the new cleats in the right spot. SPD cleats also have a few ridges that leave dimples in the sole of the...
04-20-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By demoncyclist

Yeah, I was thinking about one of the old Delta...

Yeah, I was thinking about one of the old Delta bike mounts, similar to your posted item, but more solid. I had one mounted to a board that I used to use to hold my road bike upright in the back of...
04-19-17, 02:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,805
Posted By demoncyclist

The wheels on my Lynskey aren't even a match. The...

The wheels on my Lynskey aren't even a match. The rear is a Mavic CXP33 on a DuraAce hub and the front is an Open Pro on a 105 hub. The rest of the components are Ultegra, except for the Egg Beater...
04-18-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By demoncyclist

You can get Kool Stop cartridge style. They make...

You can get Kool Stop cartridge style. They make a Campy specific set, so you can just buy the refill pads when you need them.
04-18-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By demoncyclist

That is a standard allen head bolt- available at...

That is a standard allen head bolt- available at many hardware stores. You can use stainless if you like, but it isn't necessary, nor is there anything magical about the fasteners on a bike that...
03-27-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,545
Posted By demoncyclist

+1 for the Take-A-Look. I actually have it...

+1 for the Take-A-Look. I actually have it mounted to the visor of my helmet with a pair of tiny zip-ties. Have used a variety of handlebar and helmet mounted mirrors over the years, but nothing...
01-30-17, 03:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,934
Posted By demoncyclist

Lois Lane in Needham, MA Electric Avenue in my...

Lois Lane in Needham, MA
Electric Avenue in my hometown of Easton, MA
01-26-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By demoncyclist

Bicycle Wheel Warehouse will hand build you a set...

Bicycle Wheel Warehouse will hand build you a set of Mavic CXP33 hoops with 105 hubs for $319. One of my buds bought this set and they have been bulletproof. Not the lightest wheels in the world, but...
01-12-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By demoncyclist

It looks a lot like my 1996 Campione D'Italia.

It looks a lot like my 1996 Campione D'Italia.
01-11-17, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,150
Posted By demoncyclist

It used to be a great ride, and worth the trip...

It used to be a great ride, and worth the trip from Boston. Security has gotten so tight that there is a severe limit on what you are allowed to carry on your bike, which makes it more difficult to...
01-09-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By demoncyclist

Don't use the Quattro plate- the piece around the...

Don't use the Quattro plate- the piece around the cleat, which attaches to those pegs always falls apart. Since the shoes are drilled for a 2-bolt cleat anyway, just use the eggbeater cleats without...
12-21-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By demoncyclist

amazon is littered with reflective tape for use...

amazon is littered with reflective tape for use on bikes/cars.
12-21-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By demoncyclist

deep sockets are easily attainable at any decent...

deep sockets are easily attainable at any decent home improvement store, hardware store, etc.
12-09-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By demoncyclist

Just my opinion, but I would opt for the 11-speed...

Just my opinion, but I would opt for the 11-speed 105 over the 10-speed Apex. I much prefer the Shimano shifting.
12-08-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,526
Posted By demoncyclist

torque wrench or torque wrench and loctite only...

torque wrench or torque wrench and loctite only if necessary.
10-19-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By demoncyclist

yes, but... some modern sloping top tubed frames...

yes, but... some modern sloping top tubed frames are measured to the top of a virtual horizontal top tube.
10-07-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,886
Posted By demoncyclist

If you can see damage in the casing of the tire...

If you can see damage in the casing of the tire (the fabric under the rubber tread), then boot it until you can replace it. A pinch flat usually doesn't damage the cords, and neither does a simple...
09-09-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,794
Posted By demoncyclist

Yes, but... flashing yellow as a hazard in or...

Yes, but... flashing yellow as a hazard in or near the roadway is generally a stationary object. Mail trucks are making frequent stops. Cyclists are NOT hazards, we are traffic.
08-29-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,794
Posted By demoncyclist

Anything other than a RED light on the back of...

Anything other than a RED light on the back of your bike is a violation of the law in most (if not all) states. Remember that you are a VEHICLE, and must use the same rules.

Planet Bike Superflash...
08-26-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,510
Posted By demoncyclist

I thought that only the RFLKT+ had the temp...

I thought that only the RFLKT+ had the temp sensor, and of course has been discontinued.
08-26-16, 01:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,841
Posted By demoncyclist

I have continued to have issues with my RFLKT+....

I have continued to have issues with my RFLKT+. The battery issues are back, and worse. I have also had to reboot the whole works by putting the battery in upside down for 10 seconds and then...
08-25-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By demoncyclist

I really like the SuperFlash, but I have lost 2...

I really like the SuperFlash, but I have lost 2 of them over the years. The lens/pc board has a bad habit of popping out of the rear half of the shell, and if you don't hear it hit the tarmac, it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,871
Posted By demoncyclist

Headbadge can be removed and polished to keep it...

Headbadge can be removed and polished to keep it looking new. Their frames, being unpainted Ti, have no clearcoat, so a little decal damage is to be expected. They now have the option of CNC machined...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,871
Posted By demoncyclist

I have a 2011 Sportive that I picked up used 3...

I have a 2011 Sportive that I picked up used 3 years ago. It does have a very relaxed geometry. Very comfortable on long rides. I have not ridden any other Lynskey models (in fact, I have never seen...
07-28-16, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By demoncyclist

Properly built and stress relieved wheels using...

Properly built and stress relieved wheels using Open Pros and DA hubs should be great wheels. The people that complain about things like eyelets pulling through or cracking around the eyelets are...
07-28-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,258
Posted By demoncyclist

No, there were some years- at least back in the...

No, there were some years- at least back in the 90s, where they didn't always have model names on them, just Bianchi on all three tubes. Find the serial number and see if you can get more info out of...
06-23-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,113
Posted By demoncyclist

I got similar responses for a toaster oven I was...

I got similar responses for a toaster oven I was selling. Not sure what is wrong with some people, but I'll bet it is hard to pronounce...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By demoncyclist

My wife has a Madone 4.7 WSD. She tried both...

My wife has a Madone 4.7 WSD. She tried both regular and WS bikes from a few different brands before buying the Trek, and for her anatomy, all the WS frames fit better.
06-15-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By demoncyclist

You will need a 4mm spacer behind the cassette....

You will need a 4mm spacer behind the cassette. Easily sourced...
06-15-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,080
Posted By demoncyclist

Flight Deck was a Shimano computer that...

Flight Deck was a Shimano computer that integrated into the brifters. It had indicators that told you which gears you were currently using, in addition to the standard functions. The brifters had to...
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