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02-02-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By Barry2

I didn't know what you knew. I took a stab at...

I didn't know what you knew.
I took a stab at it, and was wrong.

I will refund the entire payment you made for my incorrect advise.

Have a nice day

Barry
02-02-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By Barry2

What is the tire ? What type of Sealant ?...

What is the tire ?
What type of Sealant ? (https://www.bikeforums.net/22450770-post1.html)

Barry
02-01-23, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 573
Posted By Barry2

I had a very similar compressor but “Anvil”...

I had a very similar compressor but “Anvil” branded.
2 gallon tank at 110psi was plenty to seat Road tires.

I got extremely little use from it before it died.

This time around I’m going with...
01-30-23, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Barry2

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/238x179/80-image_603723e45eca547f41bda68644a7a42f6e5105b4.gif
01-30-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 576
Posted By Barry2

Heavy, proprietary, take up space and are...

Heavy, proprietary, take up space and are awesome!
Just not good for everybody.

But...
I don't know of anyone selling their Kickr Bike because they preferred their wheel-on or wheel-off trainer....
01-30-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 576
Posted By Barry2

Wahoo Support has been great !

Wahoo support has been outstanding for me.

Late in 2022 I had the following issues.
My 2019 Kickr bike needed a BB (I use it a lot), asked support if it was an industry standard item. Yes it is,...
01-27-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,438
Posted By Barry2

Never said that! But if were handed a rotor...

Never said that!
But if were handed a rotor with no arrow markings, I'd go for tension over compression.

But what do I know, I'm and electronic engineer turned IT guy.
Zero credentials in the...
01-27-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,438
Posted By Barry2

I'd assume it would the other way around. A...

I'd assume it would the other way around.
A thin strip of steel would be more stable to stretch than compress.

Barry
01-27-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 576
Posted By Barry2

Nobody ever goes to the internet and states “I...

Nobody ever goes to the internet and states “I didn’t need to use the warranty”.
I wonder if the large number of warranty reports simply corresponds with a longer and larger number of sales.
After...
01-24-23, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By Barry2

The site I linked claims a single 3/4” 4’x8’...

The site I linked claims a single 3/4” 4’x8’ sheet.

I’d guess the rocker top plate has the grain straight, the lower plate is crooked.

Barry
01-24-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 576
Posted By Barry2

Wahoo?

yes, a great deal, but I wonder if Wahoo will be forced to reply!

Barry
01-23-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 576
Posted By Barry2

Stages SB20 for $1400

Stages has apparently dropped the price of their SB20 smart bike. (https://stagescycling.com/en_us/sb20-zwift?utm_source=zwift&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=zwift1499&utm_id=special-offer-01-23-23)
...
01-23-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By Barry2

DIY Rocker Plate for Kickr

THIS website (https://www.andrewgrabbs.com/interests/cycling/indoor-trainer-rocker-plate/) has a very nice how-to on DIY Rocker Plate.
I keep looking at it and wondering if I should build one.
...
01-19-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Barry2

_ForceD_ is that you with the truing stand on...

_ForceD_ is that you with the truing stand on ebay ?

:)

Barry
01-19-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Barry2

RoverInAz Welcome to bike forums. If...

RoverInAz
Welcome to bike forums.

If everything is equal and both riders create the same rear wheel RPM, the power at the wheel is the same.
(For a wheel -on trainer, the rider weight must also...
01-19-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 394
Posted By Barry2

Just an FYI My stainless steel fridge is...

Just an FYI
My stainless steel fridge is covered in magnets. It’s only certain types of stainless that are non magnetic....
01-19-23, 09:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 964
Posted By Barry2

Shimano 100 Works

Shimano 100 Works, the book is an easy read and the pics ain’t too bad!

Barry
01-07-23, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 923
Posted By Barry2

These with the YELLOW pad are great....

These with the YELLOW pad are great. (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B09SKQZ4NY/)
I've several and use them indoor and out.

At this price, riding 6 days a week.... I've always a clean pair....
01-06-23, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Barry2

Might help...

Might help (https://bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/81430/what-crankset-works-with-gates-belt-drive)

Barry
01-06-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Barry2

You likely have three connections to the junction...

You likely have three connections to the junction box.
These are easy to see if the box is mounted under the stem.
1. Left shifter
2. Right shifter
3. Battery

If you are able to charge the...
01-06-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Barry2

lilbiff3 BE WARNED.... As a new user you must...

lilbiff3
BE WARNED.... As a new user you must keep your posting to a minimum.

This forum will limit your posts per day until you reach 10 posts.
There is no way around this limit and you will...
01-06-23, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Barry2

Please confirm you did look for the charging...

Please confirm you did look for the charging light on the junction box, and NOT a light on the left and right shifters, because that's a 12 speed only light!
01-06-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Barry2

check both buttons on on both left and right...

check both buttons on on both left and right shifters.

We are looking to see if both front (FD) and rear (RD) derailleurs are not working.

Barry
01-06-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Barry2

rim/disc only matters for 12 speed. So we won’t...

rim/disc only matters for 12 speed. So we won’t care about that.

If you hold the left shift lever for 2 seconds, does the light on the junction box flash?
what about the right shifter .

Barry
01-06-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Barry2

11 or 12 speed bike ? Rim or disc brakes ? ...

11 or 12 speed bike ?
Rim or disc brakes ?
Barry
01-05-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,128
Posted By Barry2

Gents, This thread is now stuffed full of...

Gents,
This thread is now stuffed full of theoretical vs practical.
Please accept you won’t convince each other.

just as I’ve accepted neither of you will use a 48” t-square and remove all...
01-03-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,128
Posted By Barry2

A 48" drywall T-Square is about $15, why would...

A 48" drywall T-Square is about $15, why would you bother to level the bike.

Barry
01-03-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By Barry2

Matiu Welcome to bike forums! just had to...

Matiu
Welcome to bike forums!
just had to say, the details in your first post are awesome.

one thing you might not know….. Posters in this thread may not remain subscribed to the thread. So your...
12-31-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,128
Posted By Barry2

Kickr Bike, measuring

When measuring my Kickr bike I use a 4' T-square.

If the floor under the kicker is off by 15 degrees it won't matter...... The T-square resting on the floor will also be off 15 degrees.
A level...
12-31-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Barry2

Withings BPM-Connect...

Withings BPM-Connect (https://www.withings.com/us/en/bpm-connect) is rechargeable, Wi-Fi connected, multiuser and certified accurate.
I like mine.
I also use the Withings scale. Also Wi-Fi...
12-23-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By Barry2

Have you made any attempt to connect the bike to...

Have you made any attempt to connect the bike to a computer via USB or Bluetooth ?
Computer includes phones or tablets.

Barry
12-21-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By Barry2

The crash reset will cause the derailleur to...

The crash reset will cause the derailleur to move.
Is this OP's definition of "shifts fine".
I wonder if it's a 12sp/disc setup and the coin cell is dead'ish in the brifter..
But if OP doesn't...
12-21-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By Barry2

Hi Mark, welcome to bike forums. you’re...

Hi Mark,
welcome to bike forums.
you’re correct, with the light going out it should be fully charged.
given that the light goes out quickly it’s not likely a battery drain issue.

Is this 11...
12-19-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,298
Posted By Barry2

If hydration/electrolytes are key, does anyone...

If hydration/electrolytes are key, does anyone tried BOA Endure (https://boablast.com/products/endure-1) for cramps?

Barry
12-16-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,857
Posted By Barry2

AAA & bicycle

If you get really stuck, most don't know that AAA will actually come get you and your bike (https://mwg.aaa.com/automotive/roadside/bicycle-roadside-assistance) for a mechanical/flat issue.

Barry
12-14-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,641
Posted By Barry2

attyschack , Five years and we got got your first...

attyschack , Five years and we got got your first post... Welcome to bike forums.
I agree the Kickr Bike is great. When using Fulgaz software I find myself trying to lean around corners. 8-)

...
12-14-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,535
Posted By Barry2

I ordered a watch on Amazon Prime. The seller...

I ordered a watch on Amazon Prime.
The seller shipped via UPS a slip of paper stating “the watch is out of stock and discontinued. Please request a refund”.

This way the seller can supply Amazon...
12-11-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,389
Posted By Barry2

I use a stiff floor scrubbing brush. Either...

I use a stiff floor scrubbing brush.
Either outside with a bucket of water.
or
if “you know who” ain’t home, in the bath tub.

what the eye don’t see…….

Barry
12-11-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,110
Posted By Barry2

I find there is a correction factor for BBB...

I find there is a correction factor for BBB pricing depending of where you live.
Here in CA (Bay Area) BBB pricing tends to be lower than local sellers expectations.
But on the other side, sellers...
12-11-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,468
Posted By Barry2

This thread was not about if tires lose air. It...

This thread was not about if tires lose air. It was about tires going from 80psi to flat overnight and how that issue was corrected via a change of sealant brand.

so, how much psi do yours lose...
12-10-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,176
Posted By Barry2

If I plan to use a tool regularly, I’ll buy the...

If I plan to use a tool regularly, I’ll buy the brand name. Especially for complex/electrical tools.
if for occasional hobby use, I’d rather have the cheap tool, than no tool at all.

Barry
12-10-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,468
Posted By Barry2

I’m 6’1” 190lb and run 25mm tires at 80-90psi...

I’m 6’1” 190lb and run 25mm tires at 80-90psi depending on ride.
Two things.
1. Give Orange Seal REGULAR a try.
2. I’ve found that sealant loss is approx 50% over 2-3 months. This has proven true...
12-10-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,468
Posted By Barry2

EasyRider59 Welcome to bike forums. As shown...

EasyRider59 Welcome to bike forums.
As shown in the “TLDR” (Too Long Didn’t Read) summery I added to the first post in this thread - The issue was fixed with nothing more than a change in brand of...
12-08-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,300
Posted By Barry2

I just tripped to UK from USA. Items in my...

I just tripped to UK from USA. Items in my carry-on that sailed through USA TSA got my bag pulled on the way back.
No biggie, I was only carrying 2 gel’s I’d forgotten in my pack. But UK found them,...
12-07-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Barry2

My ~$160 Garmin Vivomove Sport ...

My ~$160 Garmin Vivomove Sport (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/742133/pn/010-02566-00)will broadcast HR over BT.

Barry
12-07-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 816
Posted By Barry2

The OEM Reserve wheelset that came with my...

The OEM Reserve wheelset that came with my Cervelo R5 has DT Swiss 370 hubs (a bit of a disappointment).
DT Swiss does offer an Upgrade Kit to replace the 3 pawl with their star rachet.
DT Swiss...
12-07-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Barry2

Wahoo Kickr Bike has what equates to a Hub type...

Wahoo Kickr Bike has what equates to a Hub type power meter.
This Hub type PM measures the total of both legs, Unlike a single sided (Crank or pedal type) that measures one leg and doubles the...
12-07-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By Barry2

Is this still the case if the Stem and steerer...

Is this still the case if the Stem and steerer are both Carbon?

Barry
12-07-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Barry2

Garmin Edge 830 ERG mode Ramp on Kickr

I had two issues.
1. Yes, I hadn't connected the Kickr as a trainer. Easily fixed.
2. I was attempting to ride an ERG controlled Ramp.
The Edge 830 would control the Kickr in ERG mode, but only if...
Forum: Introductions
12-05-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By Barry2

Welcome! Also an East Bay'er

Welcome!

Also an East Bay'er
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