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Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18,736
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Posted By gforeman

New set of Gatorskin tires...because I rode the...

New set of Gatorskin tires...because I rode the heck out of this set. 2200 miles, and the cord is coming through :)
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18,736
Views: 3,733,528
Posted By gforeman

This guy! ...

This guy!

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x1125/ts_2_2p_001_f839e7121316b8cebd0e368d6c329d015f1c7830.jpg
09-10-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By gforeman

I'll let you know. The rod was not that expensive.

I'll let you know. The rod was not that expensive.
09-10-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By gforeman

Is a 12mm thru Axle reall 12mm?

I am making a truing stand. I measured my 12mm thru-axle and it is 11.88mm.

I need to know, because I want order a 12mm rod to spin the wheel on. I'm thinking the 12mm rod will not go through the...
09-05-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By gforeman

Not worried so much about theft, more damage. ...

Not worried so much about theft, more damage. Allstate just quoted me $300 per bike a year...I don't think so.
09-05-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By gforeman

Thanks. I can find plenty of top-tube mounted...

Thanks. I can find plenty of top-tube mounted ones, but I really don't want one of thise.
09-05-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By gforeman

Yeah...I'm realizing that is is where I am at now...

Yeah...I'm realizing that is is where I am at now :)
:speedy:
09-05-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By gforeman

Looking for a similar pouch?

I have been using this Topeak Phone Pack for over 10 years, but I need to get another. Long discontinued, so looking for a new one that:


Mounts to the Handlebar Stem
Has two compartments -...
09-05-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By gforeman

I'm thinking I'll just deal with it. I'm more...

I'm thinking I'll just deal with it. I'm more worried about some cager sideswiping me and trashing the bike. I rarely leave it unattended. I'm at the point in my life I can replace it if I had to.
09-05-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By gforeman

With the old underwriter, I had them both insured...

With the old underwriter, I had them both insured for about $150 a year, and to me it was worth it.
09-05-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By gforeman

How many insure your bikes?

I used to have my bikes insured, but the new underwriter doesn't have bicycles. Being I have about 7K in my two bikes, I'd like them insured.

Homeowners my cover them if stolen at home, but that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18,736
Views: 3,733,528
Posted By gforeman

I always worry they will dull or damage the...

I always worry they will dull or damage the paint...but I do like this. Maybe I'll put some 3M clear bra on the top tube.
09-03-18, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,933
Posted By gforeman

Seems like a really bad design, but once I put my...

Seems like a really bad design, but once I put my other Seat-Post on, it will probably never get removed.I have a Park Tool PCS10 stand, and can get the bike vertical - nose down, leaving the clamp...
09-02-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,933
Posted By gforeman

Thanks, still seems a 2007 manual is a little...

Thanks, still seems a 2007 manual is a little dated. Just wondering if a Carbon frame is the same. When I removed the stock seat post, the wedge fell down in the tube. I fished it out, and there...
09-02-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,933
Posted By gforeman

This is the only clamp for the seat-post. ...

This is the only clamp for the seat-post.


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09-02-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,933
Posted By gforeman

I wouldn't ask for torque specs if I didn't have...

I wouldn't ask for torque specs if I didn't have a Torque Wrench :)
09-02-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,933
Posted By gforeman

That is what is so confusing, without a correct...

That is what is so confusing, without a correct manual. The seat-post is listed as Alloy, 2-bolt clamp, but it is a Carbon frame, and has a single socket head hidden under a rubber plug, for raising...
09-02-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,933
Posted By gforeman

Online manual is still 2007 :-( I need Seat...

Online manual is still 2007 :-(

I need Seat Post, Pedals, and Thru-Axle specs at this time.
09-02-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,933
Posted By gforeman

Torque Specs for Specialized?

I can't believe you get a manual dated 2007 for a 2019 bike.

I'd love to have at least the torque specs for my 2019 Specialized Crux Elite X1. I don't like to guess dealing with Carbon. Any one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18,736
Views: 3,733,528
Posted By gforeman

My new Crux Elite X1

Picked it up yesterday 9/1/2018 I can't believe it still came with a manual dated 2007 ???

...
07-18-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,341
Posted By gforeman

Wow, this is a really old thread! I got a...

Wow, this is a really old thread!

I got a Waters Fitness Elite, and it's still going strong...and I use the heck out of it!
08-27-15, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,341
Posted By gforeman

Wow, this tread has come back from the grave :-)...

Wow, this tread has come back from the grave :-) I love my Waters Fitness Spin Bike. It's a few years old now, and the minor issues I have had with it have always been handled by Waters, no...
12-10-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,368
Posted By gforeman

I've made sooooo many of these for friends. ...

I've made sooooo many of these for friends. :thumb:

I don't glue the uprights either, but I do have screws in them.
Forum: Foo
09-17-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,649
Posted By gforeman

Give me a Brake! I feel the same way to. ...

Give me a Brake! I feel the same way to. Someone out their always has an agenda!
09-15-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 42,966
Posted By gforeman

I'm 57 !!! 406418

I'm 57 !!!

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09-15-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By gforeman

Well, this is a His and His photo :) 406370

Well, this is a His and His photo :)

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09-15-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 42,966
Posted By gforeman

No, it's not :) When the house was built, I...

No, it's not :)

When the house was built, I told them I need a 6' bump in front so I could turn my motorcycles around and back in. They said it wouldn't look right, I said you won't be living...
09-14-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 42,966
Posted By gforeman

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09-10-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By gforeman

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09-07-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,563
Posted By gforeman

I run 28 Gatorskins, never had a pinch flat. I...

I run 28 Gatorskins, never had a pinch flat. I inflate to max pressure, I'm a big guy at 235. They are marked 95 psi recommended, and 116 psi max. I go 115.
09-05-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

Absolutely no numbness.

Absolutely no numbness.
09-05-14, 06:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

I had a re-fit just a couple of weeks ago, not...

I had a re-fit just a couple of weeks ago, not much change there. The knee surgery was just a meniscectomy where they trimmed the meniscus on my left knee.
09-04-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

Update, Calf muscles seem back to normal as...

Update,

Calf muscles seem back to normal as of last Thursday. Still fighting the Flexor muscle pain at the top of my legs. Doesn't really bother me riding, but a killer when I get out of bed in...
08-31-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By gforeman

I take it everyday. Made a big difference for...

I take it everyday. Made a big difference for me. Neighbor has his dog on it too. Poor think limped terribly when walking it, now almost normal!
08-26-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

Yes, Aleve

Yes, Aleve
08-25-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

Mt PT is with a Dr. Not trying to self diagnose....

Mt PT is with a Dr. Not trying to self diagnose. Just seeing if any one else has a similar situation. I was given Oxi, but I have not taken anything bot over the counter pain killers.
08-24-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

That will cause me stress! At the beach for my...

That will cause me stress! At the beach for my favorite riding of the year. I am going to lower my speed and take it easy. I planned to do 30+ today, but thought that was not a good idea. Not...
08-24-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

No numbness at all. Just weak. Stress? Always...

No numbness at all. Just weak. Stress? Always :)

And both legs.
08-24-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,998
Posted By gforeman

Not sure what the heck is going on with my body

I'm a big guy, pretty strong. Biked 4500 miles last year. Age 57. I had knee surgery in April and have been riding since 3 weeks after. Only some pain at night, but doing pretty good...until a...
08-21-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,903
Posted By gforeman

Depending on your size/power, the cheap Sears...

Depending on your size/power, the cheap Sears models, etc. might not hold up. I went through three of them in a few months with sears (around $500), and completely destroyed the crank bearings.

I...
08-17-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,535
Posted By gforeman

My iPhone, with a Wahoo RFLKT on the handlebars.

My iPhone, with a Wahoo RFLKT on the handlebars.
08-16-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By gforeman

Depending on your phone and carrier, you can set...

Depending on your phone and carrier, you can set it up on your phone, or tether to your phone.
08-13-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,019
Posted By gforeman

New bikes on on Specialized site: ...

New bikes on on Specialized site:

Specialized Bicycle Components (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes)
08-11-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,651
Posted By gforeman

Crux is aluminum. Stiffer/heavier. Ride is...

Crux is aluminum. Stiffer/heavier. Ride is fairly smooth, as I have 38 size road tires. The Roubaix seems to soak up the road. Groupset is much nicer on the Roubaix (Ultegra). Gearing is lower...
08-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,651
Posted By gforeman

The CG-R Seatpost coming on a lot of the...

The CG-R Seatpost coming on a lot of the Specialized bikes make a big difference for me. My new 2015 Roubaix came with it, and I picked up one for my 2012 Crux. My Roubaix is very smooth and...
08-10-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By gforeman

If you want to go digital, I love this little...

If you want to go digital, I love this little AutoRanging unit.

Victor VC921 3 3/4 Pocket Digital Multimeter Mini Tiny Small - Multi Testers - Amazon.com...
08-10-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By gforeman

They are not cheap for a good one. You would...

They are not cheap for a good one. You would need one that does at least a 15" wide roll. Good vinyl is thin and conforms to curves. Heck, they wrap entire cars with it. The BEST think about...
08-10-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By gforeman

Find someone with a Vinyl Cutter. I have one. ...

Find someone with a Vinyl Cutter. I have one. All the orange on this bike, and everything on the stand was done with the Vinyl cutter.

It's very durable if you use the right stuff. CAST is...
08-09-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,368
Posted By gforeman

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