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08-13-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By Kai Winters

"Squeal Out"...Amazon...use it at the shop and it...

"Squeal Out"...Amazon...use it at the shop and it works fantastic...brake squeal is an awful sound
08-12-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By KerryIrons

Grease works just fine in this application UNLESS...

Grease works just fine in this application UNLESS you plan to never clean and lube your bike. While not really true, in bicycling applications anti seize is just grease that lasts a long time in...
08-11-22, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Bike Gremlin

My long-winded detailed drivel on anti-seize...

My long-winded detailed drivel on anti-seize (including the carbon mounting paste) (https://bike.bikegremlin.com/7172/anti-seize/).

At least that's what's worked for me so far.

TL/DR: grease is...
08-10-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By jimsforest

Future Shock Fixable: Retaining Clip and Hex Coupler

I know this was a few months ago, but this is fixable without a replacement cartridge. Check out the "the bike sauce" video on youtube (search for future shock repair 2.0, I am unable to post the...
08-09-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 233
Posted By cxwrench

It's orange and it's supposed to go between the...

It's orange and it's supposed to go between the pads, definitely DO NOT use it. You want the yellow bleed block specific to your caliper. You NEVER want to bleed brakes w/ the pads in the caliper....
08-09-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By cxwrench

I follow each manufacturer's instructions, but...

I follow each manufacturer's instructions, but they're fairly similar. I can't see a normal bleed taking any more than 10-15mins. For Shimano you have the cup at the lever and the syringe at the...
08-09-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By Iride01

Have you looked at the Shimano manuals for your...

Have you looked at the Shimano manuals for your brakes? They give everything needed to know how to do it. The DM's are what you want to read.

https://si.shimano.com/

And Park Tool usually has...
08-08-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By dwmckee

If you are trying to stay under $700 then a used...

If you are trying to stay under $700 then a used cross bike might be a consideration. But if the budget is up to $2K then I'd pass on the used cross bike. Just my opinion but Cyclocross bikes are...
08-08-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By cxwrench

Obnoxious rant: You don't know what you don't...

Obnoxious rant: You don't know what you don't know. Ever seen the once red Shimano mineral oil that comes out of a brake after a year or so of use? Probably not. Ever had a brake get really soft on a...
08-08-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,239
Posted By cxwrench

No, it's not a stupid design. It works fine when...

No, it's not a stupid design. It works fine when set up properly, which many, many people don't know how to do this correctly. I see that issue all the time.

As others have said it's a low priced...
08-08-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By cxwrench

How will you discover they don't work? Most...

How will you discover they don't work? Most likely when you try to use them on the road. This is why we have service intervals for cars and motorcycles, so you maintain these systems and they always...
08-07-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By cxwrench

Bleeding is definitely necessary at certain...

Bleeding is definitely necessary at certain intervals as the fluid (whatever it is) will get contaminated and/or absorb water. Contamination and moisture will both lower boiling temperature,...
08-05-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By jakez

Smile My hobby project: An own Strava App

Hi community,

this is an info for all Strava users out there who have an iOS device :)

Since I've been recording my activities for many years, I miss a bit the possibility to get the overview...
08-03-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Tourist in MSN

You should not be surprised if you see something...

You should not be surprised if you see something like this in your luggage when you arrive at your destination.
...
07-29-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Solar intensity logger data field for Garmin

FYI. It's in the Connect IQ Store (https://apps.garmin.com/en-US/apps/d25c1310-a6a5-4517-8626-b3353665796e), and the code is on github (https://github.com/fabiobaltieri/ciq-solar-logger).

This...
07-27-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 698
Posted By njkayaker

(It would be somewhat surprising if he wasn’t...

(It would be somewhat surprising if he wasn’t aware of alternatives.)

Other planners are easier to use than BaseCamp.

BaseCamp, though, doesn’t need internet access.

BaseCamp is also...
07-26-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 698
Posted By njkayaker

No, the state isn't too big. The standard maps...

No, the state isn't too big. The standard maps are much, much bigger.

The Garmins calculate the route and all the turns at the start. So, there really shouldn't be any delays while using the...
07-26-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,238
Posted By GhostRider62

Anyone like me who enjoys reading wind tunnel...

Anyone like me who enjoys reading wind tunnel reports and all the tests done to minimize airflow realizes any particular approach may or may not work for a given rider or the bike on test, rendering...
07-25-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Barry2

Faux Pas

faux pas - not finding out how the ignore list works sooner !

(User CP, top left corner, then it's on the left side under Settings and Options)
07-22-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,387
Posted By njkayaker

It's a computation issue. The 1030+ is noticeably...

It's a computation issue. The 1030+ is noticeably faster than the 1030 at calculating routes. The 1040 should be even faster. I think the 1030+ is faster than the 830.

The route calculation has to...
07-22-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,012
Posted By livedarklions

https://www.actranslation.com/knowledge/fun/pictur...

https://www.actranslation.com/knowledge/fun/pictures/market-translation/funny-chinese-english-translations-20.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,614
Posted By genejockey

It's an indicator that you're riding the same...

It's an indicator that you're riding the same route over and over. I get them fairly frequently, since I tend to stick with routes I know well. It's not an indicator of anything other than how much...
07-14-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,839
Posted By Eric F

This doesn't match up with the conclusion you...

This doesn't match up with the conclusion you insist is correct... https://www.renehersecycles.com/12-myths-in-cycling-1-wider-tires-are-slower/

Or this one......
07-13-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,839
Posted By MoAlpha

Why use a pneumatic tire at all!

Why use a pneumatic tire at all!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 27,841
Posted By Duo

good answer. i routinely inflate my tires to the...

good answer. i routinely inflate my tires to the recommended pressure or may 5 to 10 psi over. after riding a week the pressure may be down 10 psi or so, very easy to add the extra pressure or not.
...
07-13-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,839
Posted By Eric F

I suggest you spend a little more time examining...

I suggest you spend a little more time examining this topic. I felt that way for a while, too. It turns out there are more factors to a fast tire than just rolling resistance.
07-13-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,839
Posted By SteelBanana

Must have been a huge dumpster.

Must have been a huge dumpster.
07-12-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,037
Posted By rsbob

Sorry to hear that. From my experience, the...

Sorry to hear that. From my experience, the straps need to be tight to the face - no air gap. Over 20 MPH they are useless. Maybe you just ride too fast?
07-12-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,839
Posted By wolfchild

Absolutely the stupidest and dumbest thing I've...

Absolutely the stupidest and dumbest thing I've heard on Bikeforums is that...Fixed gear bikes and singlespeed bikes are only suitable for riding very short distances on very flat terrain...
07-12-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,383
Posted By Rolla

Hate to break it to you, but riding a decade-old...

Hate to break it to you, but riding a decade-old recumbent is a fashion statement, too.
07-12-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,839
Posted By livedarklions

This is so obvious that I can't help but think...

This is so obvious that I can't help but think people who don't get it are so stuck in weight-lifting logic that they can't wrap their heads around it.
07-12-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,111
Posted By Reflector Guy

Fortunately, the solution to those oily, greasy...

Fortunately, the solution to those oily, greasy stains is as close as the nearest dumpster. Vodka cleans them right up!
07-12-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,111
Posted By smd4

Dirty chain...

Dirty chain...
07-12-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,383
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not sure it would take that much improvement...

I'm not sure it would take that much improvement in the supply chains and there would be less likelihood of overproducing frame/component combinations. Thus it might actually make the supply chain...
07-12-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,383
Posted By WhyFi

I would really, really dislike that kind of...

I would really, really dislike that kind of gearing - to me, it suggests super steep climbs that need to be crawled up and downhills where white-knuckle braking is more suitable than pedaling. I...
07-12-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,383
Posted By livedarklions

I wouldn't consider that adequate for a second,...

I wouldn't consider that adequate for a second, I'm not a racer or a sport rider, but I love the really high gears I use with my 53t chain ring. Some of us like pushing a big gear. I know...
07-10-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Bald Paul

An Aliexpress frame? Donate that to the dumpster....

An Aliexpress frame? Donate that to the dumpster. You'll be doing someone a favor.
07-10-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,383
Posted By Rolla

Since you're of the opinion that past gearing...

Since you're of the opinion that past gearing advances were simply the result of chasing "fashion," I can't imagine that you actually care what's next. You seem to be more interested in grinding an...
07-10-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,383
Posted By SpedFast

Automatic with constant velocity shifting....

Automatic with constant velocity shifting. Smoooooth with no actual gears. Infinite possibilities.
07-10-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,383
Posted By tomato coupe

Ummmmmmmm ... 13?

Ummmmmmmm ... 13?
07-09-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,738
Posted By livedarklions

Q: What does a recumbent seat smell like? A:...

Q: What does a recumbent seat smell like?

A: Depends.
07-09-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,862
Posted By m.c.

The optimum gear is always dependent upon the...

The optimum gear is always dependent upon the amount of dumpster vodka consumed and the thickness of the sponge pad in your cycling pants.
07-09-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,862
Posted By phughes

Is there a way to stop these obvious trolling...

Is there a way to stop these obvious trolling threads? They serve absolutely no purpose other than relieving the obvious boredom of the OP. He should probably simply go outside and ride a bike.
07-08-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,738
Posted By phughes

Can the cycling pants accommodate a golf club for...

Can the cycling pants accommodate a golf club for say, a five minute ride, including multiple curb hops?
07-08-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,738
Posted By livedarklions

I'm pretty sure Politics and Religion is the...

I'm pretty sure Politics and Religion is the proper forum for riding the butthurts.
07-06-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By jayp410

I love my Shimano Pro PLT Ergo Carbon bars. ...

I love my Shimano Pro PLT Ergo Carbon bars. They have a nice flat platform on top for resting the hands.

https://road.cc/content/review/pro-plt-ergo-carbon-handlebar-283059
07-06-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,906
Posted By Mojo31

That and - No titling of bikes and...

That and -

No titling of bikes and therefore no way to prevent them rolling off
The return on investment would be too small and demand a very high volume of business
Bikes are toys and cars...
07-06-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,830
Posted By Polaris OBark

I've often wondered who "Larry" really is. You...

I've often wondered who "Larry" really is. You have to admit it is the most creative, and probably the most long-running, sock-puppet/troll at least in recent history.

Invoking the "Big Gravel...
07-06-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,982
Posted By livedarklions

No, and 140 is ridiculous.

No, and 140 is ridiculous.
07-06-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,830
Posted By Reflector Guy

Well, you're wrong there. It's got...

Well, you're wrong there.



It's got "dumpster" right in the thread title! How can it not be at least somewhat dumpster-specific?
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