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06-18-21, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Bill in VA

The best way to kill click torque wrench accuracy...

The best way to kill click torque wrench accuracy is to leave it set on a weight. They should always be returned to zero after use. Some have a marking called rest instead of zero..
06-17-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,594
Posted By mstateglfr

that bike is ...

that bike is
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,132
Posted By nabeelbashi

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/202282837_323332265904396_4951091400774498140_n_c2d4c3076d9d4e343b98804f085a8b2ca2f81b11.jpg
And Voilŗ :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,252
Posted By WhyFi

I've never used the Endurance formula, but...

I've never used the Endurance formula, but regular Orange Seal has never given me a reason to look elsewhere.
06-16-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,146
Posted By cyccommute

Fix-It-Sticks kit. Mine is older that wasn’t sold...

Fix-It-Sticks kit. Mine is older that wasn’t sold as a “commuter” or “mountain bike” kit. I would probably choose the mountain bike kit over the commuter one. Although I have never had to a multi...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,132
Posted By nabeelbashi

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x992/198850397_193734845969588_6232295408079253918_n_4a9df111da56a7fabd036e770a8910c758e78ac7.jpg...
06-15-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,146
Posted By aggiegrads

Spare set of brake pads

Spare set of brake pads
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,472
Posted By gregf83

Drop or no-drop the riders in front have a degree...

Drop or no-drop the riders in front have a degree of responsibility for the group behind. That includes avoiding potholes or road hazards and stopping when it's clear the group wouldn't be safe...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,472
Posted By burnthesheep

Rides like that often lack strong...

Rides like that often lack strong leadership/ownership and a "chat" at the start. Rides that "nobody owns" will eventually devolve into a dangerous free for all as everyone does whatever they want....
06-14-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By reissue59

Local Ad said: Colnago Master, 350$

So i offered 600$, and lesft my phone number, he called back, that's CAN.
the guy was going crazy with the number of people contacting him.
custom made for him in 1998 he says.
"old bike, just...
06-13-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,146
Posted By aggiegrads

Here is a photo of my kit. Every part is my ideal...

Here is a photo of my kit. Every part is my ideal tool in terms of usability. The Schwalbe tire levers are slim but strong. The Wera bit ratchet is rated for 40N-m, so it is strong enough for any...
06-04-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By rdiggidy

I concur that in the last video (with the Ican...

I concur that in the last video (with the Ican wheel) it is mostly the chain sound (the point of that video was to contrast it with the other wheel in the same gear).

There is an abnormal...
06-02-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,130
Posted By terrymorse

Too bad that Strava doesn't publish their privacy...

Too bad that Strava doesn't publish their privacy policy.

Oh wait, they do.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By terrymorse

This (I came here to write the same answer --...

This (I came here to write the same answer -- it's most likely chain noise).

One other thing to check for, just in case: make sure the rear derailleur's jockey wheel isn't touching the cog. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Dubinthedam

I just like having my gears as smooth as...

I just like having my gears as smooth as possible, but I think it is just that, the smallest/biggest cog issue, the sound of the chain. Lube helps, a new chain helps.

It's a Sora derailleur, and I...
05-24-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By unterhausen

That looks pretty neat for training. Thanks for...

That looks pretty neat for training. Thanks for checking back.
05-23-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,567
Posted By Mosman12

I use the Garmin ones with the rear radar and...

I use the Garmin ones with the rear radar and they are they best money I spent on cycling by far
04-28-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By daverup

A bigger ring than original should be accompanied...

A bigger ring than original should be accompanied by a new longer chain.
04-27-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,024
Posted By livedarklions

If I'm in the passing cyclist position, I might...

If I'm in the passing cyclist position, I might pass you under those circumstances as being in the middle lane might give me the impression you were going straight, and as long as I didn't think...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By sshakari

Shopping for power meter ended up with vintage Merckx

Was looking for a power meter, but ended up with a vintage Merckx! Money well spent and now the wait begins as the bike is coming from Holland. Sellers pic...
04-15-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By himespau

Removing our ability to see height/weight on zwiftpower is dumb

It's going to encourage cheating (not that zwift did anything about it before and stopped zwiftpower from doing anything about it once they took it over), and it's going to make it harder to organize...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,283
Posted By rubiksoval

Consider that Strava doesn't know if you have a...

Consider that Strava doesn't know if you have a headwind or tailwind, if you're in an aero tuck, or sitting bolt upright, if you're wearing a skinsuit or a parachute, if you're in a group or solo, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,603
Posted By @work

97 Merckx Built By Litespeed

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I take terrible photos. My Dreddy Merckx rebuilt by my guy, nothing crazy. 105,...
03-13-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,367
Posted By oceanhaitang

My restomod build on my Ď88 Bianchi Giro

My pride and joy just got a modernized makeover!

Originally built with full Campagnolo Victory/C-Record mix groupset/Red anodized Ambrosio Excellence laced to Victory Hubs with DT Competition...
03-11-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,367
Posted By celesteguy

Stripped my race bike of the SRAM Red 10 speed...

Stripped my race bike of the SRAM Red 10 speed group and carbon bits and put it onto a recently purchased late 90s Bianchi reparto corse cyclocross frame. With super light wheelset for road use and a...
03-07-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By downtube42

Following up, they did warrant the saddle. I'm...

Following up, they did warrant the saddle. I'm awaiting the repaired saddle now.
02-25-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Having dealt with short stack headsets I can say...

Having dealt with short stack headsets I can say that you're on the road to frustration. It appears that your current problem is that your lamp bracket is flanged so that it interferes with the top...
02-25-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 37,750
Posted By rubiksoval

No, it doesn't. Age and fitness really have...

No, it doesn't. Age and fitness really have nothing to do with it.

The whole 20 minute test was NEVER about 20 minutes anyway; it was about a 5 minute blow out effort and THEN 20 minutes max and...
02-24-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 37,750
Posted By burnthesheep

Since this came up, I say that unless you do...

Since this came up, I say that unless you do events where it would be really useful to know your hour power......it isn't really worth messing with.

Do a few benchmark efforts around the time...
02-22-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,128
Posted By AlmostTrick

This. Too pretty to ride? Never. Too pretty...

This.

Too pretty to ride? Never. Too pretty to ride in the muck? Of course!
And it doesn't have to be high end or even "pretty" by anyone's standard. I have some cheap bikes that I choose to keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By WhyFi

Zipp 303S. I've thought about throwing another...

Zipp 303S. I've thought about throwing another layer of tape on there, but I want to try other tires first, anyway.
02-19-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 37,750
Posted By TMonk

I have heard a lot of good things about them! ...

I have heard a lot of good things about them! Thanks for the testimony.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By WhyFi

Ordered a few of tires to (hopefully) last me...

Ordered a few of tires to (hopefully) last me through the year. I'm gradually working my way through some of the better tubeless road tires out there, and this year it'll be Michelin Power Road TLRs...
02-19-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,376
Posted By fholt

Apologies for the messy post - I have cleaned it...

Apologies for the messy post - I have cleaned it up. Thankfully I'm not allowed to have anything to do with interplanetary craft - just my creaky bike.
02-18-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By cyccommute

Whether itís better to upgrade or not depends. ...

Whether itís better to upgrade or not depends. If you buy a bike from one of the big manufacturers and then try to upgrade it to the next level bike, thatís a foolís errand. In that case itís...
02-18-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 37,750
Posted By burnthesheep

I kind of want to make sure now the discussion...

I kind of want to make sure now the discussion stays with "real world" power. I think Zwift is so full of crap it can't be trusted for this discussion.

Case in point.....
So, just this week I...
02-18-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 37,750
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I have heard only excellent things about the ass...

I have heard only excellent things about the ass pedals.
02-17-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,486
Posted By Koyote

Injecting it through the valve works for me. ...

Injecting it through the valve works for me.

I'm starting to understand why some posters believe that tubeless is sooo much work -- there are a bunch of people making it way more work than it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By Symox

I actually don't know. I just searched for it...

I actually don't know. I just searched for it and used the picture that popped up from the search. sorry
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,798
Posted By cxwrench

It really takes time when the customer uses tire...

It really takes time when the customer uses tire levers and screws up their previously perfect tape. Then sealant gets under the tape and inside the rim. They bring the wheel in because the tire...
02-16-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,883
Posted By OldTryGuy

Geeze, :D , everybody knows if you pass a guy off...

Geeze, :D , everybody knows if you pass a guy off to the side of a road and he doesn't have a dog with him, :innocent: YOU KNOW unless he's flying a kite.
02-10-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,026
Posted By genejockey

One thing that I cannot recommend highly enough...

One thing that I cannot recommend highly enough is one of those sweat shields that attaches to your handlebars and seatpost, AND towels. Riding outside on hot days, I will often find a line of...
02-10-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,224
Posted By OBoile

A higher maximum strength allows one to do...

A higher maximum strength allows one to do sub-maximal efforts more often. A person who squats 405 can do more reps with 300 than someone who squats 315. A person who's 5 second power is 2000 watts...
02-09-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By 2cam16

You can easily make a headset cup tool with some...

You can easily make a headset cup tool with some conduit. Split it down four ways. I made my own and it has held up for a couple of years now:...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 4,529,746
Posted By noodle soup

I built this up with the stock components from my...

I built this up with the stock components from my Intense Primer 29.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50906876576_ea8d92c65e_o.jpg
02-02-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,206
Posted By spelger

i agree with genejockey...

i agree with genejockey (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/genejockey-88437.html). zwift does keep me engaged while on the trainer when doing free rides, beats staring at a wall or a graph or map....
02-02-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,959
Posted By Koyote

Yes, good idea. However, I believe that, on...

Yes, good idea. However, I believe that, on steady beam and highest power, it only runs for a couple hours -- and I would like to ride as long as 5-6 hours without worrying about it. I suppose for...
02-01-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By MarkSeries

I was charged for the a Dur-Ace cassette but got...

I was charged for the a Dur-Ace cassette but got an Ultegra (potentially used even; it definitely had some wear). That was my point. I should have been notified and told up front. The whole bike was...
02-01-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,888
Posted By burnthesheep

Long, and just what my gripes with Zwift...

Long, and just what my gripes with Zwift plans/workouts and most indoor dedicated platforms:

It's whatever floats your boat. To say that any one program is easier or harder is to totally not...
02-01-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,206
Posted By burnthesheep

I find the speeds much more realistic for the...

I find the speeds much more realistic for the road bike when I "world hack" and the world is mostly empty. Much more realistic. I gave that a try and it was nice.

I now chalk up some of the...
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