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Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By Pridedog

I have used the IBERA handlebar bag with great...

I have used the IBERA handlebar bag with great success. I especially like the click in mount, no bungy type cords or velcro straps to hold it on. I purchased additional mounts and can transfer the...
02-19-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Pridedog

I broke the inner seal on a Zonda hubset about...

I broke the inner seal on a Zonda hubset about 10,000 miles ago. I haven't noticed a lack of grease when overhauling or a build up inside the hub. I did not replace the seal and see no reason to do...
01-21-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Pridedog

I have Zondas of the same vintage. They have been...

I have Zondas of the same vintage. They have been on my primary bike and I love them. I was concerned at first about how durable they would be, but they have been most durable wheels I have ever...
01-01-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,356
Posted By Pridedog

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

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12-31-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,356
Posted By Pridedog

I did a 4 day trip on the GAP Trail with my 2...

I did a 4 day trip on the GAP Trail with my 2 sons and 3 grandsons (ages 4-7). Two tandems and single with a Weehoo. Priceless.
12-04-18, 02:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Pridedog

I have experienced a similar issue with my 11 spd...

I have experienced a similar issue with my 11 spd Record. Never had an issue with any Campy 8, 9 or 10 speed set up. I have extremely small hands. I wonder if the "throw" of the 11s is different than...
12-04-18, 01:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By Pridedog

May be your cage

I have over a dozen different cages that I have used and never had a Podium bottle come out. You may want to try a different cage. Many good suggestions by others.
10-22-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By Pridedog

Right hip replaced

I am 68 and had my hip replacement 14 months ago. First ride was 6 weeks after surgery for 2 miles on flat ground using a trike. Took a few rides to get up courage to try 2 wheeler. Have had some...
10-12-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Pridedog

Yes

In response to original question, you don't need to replace left brifter, it won't flop around .You don't need to change cranks either. Just remove one chainring. Ran a 1x9 Camp system on my commuter...
10-11-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,215
Posted By Pridedog

If done properly increases tire life

I have rotated tires for years with great success. I rotate every 1000 miles which eliminates either tire having excessive wear. I get 8-9000 miles out of a set of tires. The only exception is when...
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By Pridedog

Loved my Viscounts

I had two bought in late 70s. Loved them both. I now ride (among other bikes) a Campy equipped titanium bike, but my first Viscount will always be one of my favorites. One man's trash is another...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,843
Posted By Pridedog

For the last 10 years or so I have used only...

For the last 10 years or so I have used only Pearl Izumi. You get what you pay for. I don't pamper my shorts as I wash and dry them with my other cycling clothes. I do hang them up to dry after use...
09-07-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,632
Posted By Pridedog

I have used this method for years with both my...

I have used this method for years with both my children and now my grandchildren .Use this because concerned about kids being able to maintain high cadence rate. Use 42 and 38 chain rings. Once you...
03-29-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pridedog

I have done it. Only I did it so the rack would...

I have done it. Only I did it so the rack would not interfere with my grandson's Weehoo. I continued to use the rack on my commuting bike with panniers attached with no issues. Been that way for 5...
11-15-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,092
Posted By Pridedog

I had my right hip replaced 10 weeks ago. What I...

I had my right hip replaced 10 weeks ago. What I learned is that everyone has a different experience and to celebrate the little victories. I did a preventatve exercise program given to me by the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By Pridedog

Try Aero Tech Design...

Try Aero Tech Design (https://www.aerotechdesigns.com) They have a big and tall selection of clothing. My son who is well over 300 lbs and has large biceps was able to fit into their arm warmers very...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-13-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By Pridedog

Go to lmb.org and in their free map section is a...

Go to lmb.org and in their free map section is a route from Muskegon to Detroit that goes through Ann Arbor. It was developed with input from bicyclists along the route. The League of Michigan...
07-12-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By Pridedog

I have mechanical discs on my tandem that I ride...

I have mechanical discs on my tandem that I ride with my grandchildren. (Cannondale T 2) I have had other tandems with rim and even hub brakes. The discs are far better in my experience. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-17, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Pridedog

I have used Miche cassettes for years do to their...

I have used Miche cassettes for years do to their flexibility. I have found no difference in their life span compared to my Campagnolo or Shimano cassettes. I keep my chain lubricated and disassemble...
06-15-17, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Pridedog

I built up a disc brake equipped road bike. My...

I built up a disc brake equipped road bike. My dilemma was that at the time only Shimano compatible wheels were available. Being a Campagnolo loyalist I initially used a Shiftmate to mate the Shimano...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-17, 06:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,783
Posted By Pridedog

Sidi Megas.

Sidi Megas.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-17, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By Pridedog

Continental Gatorskins 700 x 25c. I just replaced...

Continental Gatorskins 700 x 25c. I just replaced a set after 8,800 miles. I ride a lot of chip and seal and rough rural roads. I run 85# in rear and 70# in front. I weigh 180#. No flats on this set....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,829
Posted By Pridedog

I recently installed Potenza shifters, front...

I recently installed Potenza shifters, front derailleur and medium cage rear derailleur on my disc equipped bike. I have ridden most Campy groups over the last 40 years as they are my brand of...
01-20-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Pridedog

I have an Origin 8 compact crank with square...

I have an Origin 8 compact crank with square tapered bottom bracket that I paired with Potenza shifters, rear derailleur and front derailleur. Works like a charm. I suspect any crank set that is 10...
12-27-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,015
Posted By Pridedog

A year ago I made the switch you are talking...

A year ago I made the switch you are talking about. I was running a Campy Ultra Torque Chorus crankset with 50/39 chainrings. I was able to get a Campy Ultra Torque Chorus compact crankset (50/34)....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By Pridedog

I have about 15,000 miles on carbon Chorus pedals...

I have about 15,000 miles on carbon Chorus pedals with pedal extenders (20 mm) on right side only. I have had no problems. I am about the same weight as you. Lot of chip and seal and short steep...
05-12-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,240
Posted By Pridedog

My tandem experience has been first with my...

My tandem experience has been first with my children many years ago and recently with my grandchildren. I always run different size timing chainrings so that the children/grandchildren don't spin as...
10-08-14, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By Pridedog

Not to beat a dead horse or confuse things, but...

Not to beat a dead horse or confuse things, but there are now some cyclocross brake levers, single speed brake levers and TT brake levers that use a brake inner wire with the thickness and strength...
09-16-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By Pridedog

Why not simply purchase a new square tapered...

Why not simply purchase a new square tapered bottom bracket that is 110 mm. There are numerous brands on the market in the $20 range then you can use any crankset you want with your Campy set up.
09-16-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,354
Posted By Pridedog

I have used both 9 spd and 10 spd configurations...

I have used both 9 spd and 10 spd configurations of MICHE cassettes for my Campy rides with excellent results. To me there is no noticeable difference in shifting performance or cog/chain wear. Been...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,439
Posted By Pridedog

I have tried both sides for one pannier. Up until...

I have tried both sides for one pannier. Up until recently I used the left side (or road side). But because I am short and have a small frame the pannier blocked my view from my rear view mirror. I...
08-12-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Pridedog

Actually some smaller bike shops stock their...

Actually some smaller bike shops stock their products as I got a Sunlite BB from Pro Sports in Sault Ste Marie. Works as well as Shimano or other brands.
06-17-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,244
Posted By Pridedog

If it is cloudy or night I wear my normal...

If it is cloudy or night I wear my normal glasses. Never have had a problem with them slipping or coming off. On sunny days I have prescription sun glasses that I wear. Two things that I make sure on...
06-02-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,340
Posted By Pridedog

I run Campy on all my bikes. Lately I have used...

I run Campy on all my bikes. Lately I have used Miche cassette cogs. Two reason primarily, cost and the fact that they come in individual cogs and not ganged together in 3s. Allows much more fine...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,439
Posted By Pridedog

Yes it is true. We are a statewide bicycle...

Yes it is true. We are a statewide bicycle advocacy group, so what would you expect?
02-19-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,842
Posted By Pridedog

Probably in all reality it is what you like. Side...

Probably in all reality it is what you like. Side story: I had a "red" helmet that faded in the sun and turned pink. Got a lot of ribbing for that one. I now only use it in the winter with a neon...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,439
Posted By Pridedog

To the original question: Does your place of...

To the original question: Does your place of business love you as much as mine does me? In my case I would say more based on pictures of your outdoor racks. All employees and customers are encouraged...
02-14-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,519
Posted By Pridedog

I always bring my bike to test if it will fit...

I always bring my bike to test if it will fit inside a vehicle before I buy it. No problems with dealers, I just make sure I have something to place on floor to protect their vehicle. But don't buy...
12-05-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,738
Posted By Pridedog

My goal for December is 300 miles. If I get to...

My goal for December is 300 miles. If I get to 250 I will be over 7,000 for the year. The real challenge will be whether I need to break out my studded tire bike to reach the goal. We are suppose to...
02-04-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,064
Posted By Pridedog

I have the Pedros Tutto and love it. It works for...

I have the Pedros Tutto and love it. It works for my single speed chains, 9 speed, 10 speed and 11 speed chains. Don't be mislead by it's low price. It does the job exceptionally well. I am a die...
01-23-13, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,735
Posted By Pridedog

Been using the recommendations in the chart that...

Been using the recommendations in the chart that "pierce" posted for 3 years now. Ride 8,000 miles a year, a combination of commuting and touring on 5 different types of bikes. My experience over...
12-04-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By Pridedog

I have used a pair of Merrell hiking boots that...

I have used a pair of Merrell hiking boots that are both waterproof and insulated for the last 3 winters and love them.
Forum: Commuting
11-30-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 44,540
Posted By Pridedog

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________8862 (12225)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________7788
dschue5(MN)___________________________6910 (11,510 total)
buzzbee (CA) _________________________6798...
11-19-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By Pridedog

Is this about how to take care of an 11 speed...

Is this about how to take care of an 11 speed chain or a debate on if 11 is too many gears to have? I have had a 11 speed chain since early in the year. Have 3300 miles on it and have not taken it...
11-16-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By Pridedog

Google maps has a simple program:...

Google maps has a simple program: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/ that is easy to use and you can send the map electronically to anyone. I use it all the time and find it easier to use than Map My...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,549
Posted By Pridedog

Rode my bike to vote at 7:15 am this morning....

Rode my bike to vote at 7:15 am this morning. Spent 1 hour in line. Then almost got hit by driver on my way home who didn't think he needed to clean the frost off his windows to see.
10-22-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By Pridedog

I have a SRAM I-9 IGH hub and disc brakes. This...

I have a SRAM I-9 IGH hub and disc brakes. This set up works extremely well in the snow and rain. No reliability problems with either. My only complaint is that the I-9 hub is heavy, so I only ride...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 44,540
Posted By Pridedog

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6885.8 (9888)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________________________6856
dschue5(MN)___________________________6260 (10,389 total)
JeffPoulin...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-12, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 44,540
Posted By Pridedog

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6003 (8704)...

MNBikeCommuter(MN)____________________6003 (8704)
dschue5(MN)___________________________5535 (9201 total)
CigTech_______________________________5261.6
silk (BC/CAN)_________________________4993...
08-21-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By Pridedog

I use a winter hiking boot (Merrell) that is...

I use a winter hiking boot (Merrell) that is insulated and waterproof. My pedals are platform pedals with Power Grips. Works very well for me. The insulated hiking boot is the warmest "bike" shoe I...
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