Search: Posts Made By: John E
Showing results 1 to 34 of 34
Search took 0.02 seconds.
06-10-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By droppedandlost

glad you're back on the bike, give it time and...

glad you're back on the bike, give it time and don't try to do too much. you will get there.
05-27-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,034
Posted By Bianchigirll

Kool Stops!

Kool Stops!
05-27-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,034
Posted By Slightspeed

+1 on the Koolstops. I like the modern Shimano...

+1 on the Koolstops. I like the modern Shimano style pad holders which make toe in adjustments much easier with a concave washer that allows you to tilt the pad with respect to the rim. These are...
05-25-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By since6

Per Wikipedia The Giro di Lombardia...

Per Wikipedia



The Giro di Lombardia (English: Tour of Lombardy), officially Il Lombardia, is a cycling race (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cycling_race) in Lombardy...
05-25-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By iab

Centenario Coppi

15 September, 2019 will be Il Campionissimo's 100th birthday. In celebration, let's see everything you have related to Fausto Coppi. I'll start it off with a movie poster of Toto al Giro d'Italia...
05-24-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,254
Posted By P!N20

Pump pegs were more of an ‘87 thing.

Pump pegs were more of an ‘87 thing.
05-23-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By Aubergine

Kurt, I blame the mechanic (me) too. I adjusted...

Kurt, I blame the mechanic (me) too. I adjusted the derailleur when I put it on the bike, so I take responsibility. I just hoped to save other C&V spokes from the
same fate. :)
05-23-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By Loose Chain

I can still push my heart rate way up, 200 range...

I can still push my heart rate way up, 200 range easy enough. But I train for triathlon year around, swim 3-5 miles, cycle (indoor or out) 75 miles and run/elliptical 18 miles and two full weight...
05-23-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By 3alarmer

...how do you attach the helment to the rear...

...how do you attach the helment to the rear cluster to prevent the chain from dropping in against the spokes ?
05-23-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By Kent T

I love Suntour friction era derailleurs a lot,...

I love Suntour friction era derailleurs a lot, never met a VGT, AR, or ARx I didn't like. Never had issues with them. Shifted impeccably every time. Run one on the Rolling Stone (my 1982 Bridgestone...
05-23-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By TimothyH

Even if 220-age was accurate or represented the...

Even if 220-age was accurate or represented the average population, max heart rate is pretty much useless for training anyway.

Zones should be based off lactic threshold heart rate, not max.
...
05-23-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By Aubergine

Ha. Well, I figure that arguing over C&V...

Ha. Well, I figure that arguing over C&V equipment shouldn’t become too serious. :-) I like Suntour dérailleurs a lot as well — I have a VGT on Old Peugeot #2 — so I actually would have been content...
05-23-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By tiger1964

I'd rather risk replacing the spokes. Or risk...

I'd rather risk replacing the spokes. Or risk walking home 20 miles.

YMMV

(OTOH, it's been a while since I've even been in the lowest sprocket, so I wouldn't be risking much)
05-23-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By TenGrainBread

SurferRosa Nothing wrong with Duopars. Not many...

SurferRosa Nothing wrong with Duopars. Not many mechs can compare to the chain wrap capacity of an Eco or Titane. Nor is the Eco (steel cage version) even that heavy for a nice long cage touring...
05-23-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By Weresquatch

Oh, that BLOOOWWS. I've never run a dork disc but...

Oh, that BLOOOWWS. I've never run a dork disc but I've also never had that happen. With that said, I do have purple that I usually use on small, fiddley screws.
05-23-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By SurferRosa

The limit screws have springs to keep them in...

The limit screws have springs to keep them in place. If that's not working, try different screws. Then use loctite blue.

If my chain drops from the big rear cog, physics pulls it down to my next...
05-23-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By TakingMyTime

Both the wife and I eat a large helping of...

Both the wife and I eat a large helping of oatmeal each day. I do it for breakfast and she takes one into work for lunch. By now I think we've tried just about everything imaginable to put in our...
05-22-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By guidosan

I use the steel cut oats with some dried...

I use the steel cut oats with some dried cranberries and a little brown sugar. This method isn't for everybody, but I put about 1 cup into a mason jar with enough water to cover the oats by ~4 cm. ...
05-22-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By canklecat

Ditto, oatmeal. It's often my pre-ride meal, even...

Ditto, oatmeal. It's often my pre-ride meal, even at night if I'm hungry. Oatmeal, sliced banana, some unsweetened Greek yogurt, mixed in a bowl with some spices -- usually cinnamon and turmeric. If...
05-22-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By gregf83

My go to breakfast, I make two servings at night:...

My go to breakfast, I make two servings at night:

- Bob's Red Mill Quick Cooking Steel Cut Oats,
- milk,
- yogurt,
- blueberries,
- raisins

Add roasted almonds and maybe strawberries in...
05-22-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By August West

Give steel cut oats a try for something a little...

Give steel cut oats a try for something a little different. More texture than rolled although they take about 20 minutes to cook. I grind them up in a spice grinder and put the resulting oat flour in...
05-22-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,358
Posted By 3alarmer

...in my personal experience, I usually ride the...

...in my personal experience, I usually ride the bikes I own that have tubular rims and tyres way less than the ones with more modern rims and high performance modern clincher tyres.

Just last...
05-21-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By deacon mark

I am 57 rest pulse is 40-42 been running and...

I am 57 rest pulse is 40-42 been running and cycling all my life. I cannot get my heart rate about 155 that I can recall in the last few years. On a huge climb about 8% grade I got it to about 154...
05-20-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,161
Posted By Iride01

If your doctor says your heart and cardiovascular...

If your doctor says your heart and cardiovascular system are healthy, you can run your HR as fast as it can get. If you are healthy, then your body regulates your HR to what your body is demanding...
05-20-19, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,766
Posted By CodyDog

I have both a Selle Anatomica X2 (gravel bike)...

I have both a Selle Anatomica X2 (gravel bike) and a Brooks B67 (fat e-bike). Both are very comfortable.
05-19-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,766
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

The only thing to pay attention to is what works...

The only thing to pay attention to is what works for you.
05-18-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By randyjawa

PilotFishBob. Great idea for that pen. I...

PilotFishBob.

Great idea for that pen. I used to have one and had no idea what it was used for. Now I know and gonna give it a try on my Rabeneick. Sadly, my vision is failing and my hands tend...
05-17-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By jppe

Dad gum engineers and scientists.....oh wait!!!

Dad gum engineers and scientists.....oh wait!!!
05-17-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By capnjonny

I am not clear how this is used. How do you get...

I am not clear how this is used. How do you get paint into the pen? what kind of paint do you use? I would think lacquer would dry too fast. I would love to do some lug lining on my paint jobs....
05-16-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By Biker395

Gotta love this place ... only here can you get...

Gotta love this place ... only here can you get into a discussion about laminar flow and bow waves. :thumb:
05-05-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By horatio

Newest addition - Raleigh Professional MK I

Meet Lizzy, a 1970 charmer. All Campy, period correct, reportedly original. Shifts like butter. Crappy cell phone pic from today's shakedown ride. Glamour shots forthcoming.

Chrome is hard to...
03-31-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By jamesdak

It's a bike and deserves to be ridden, so yes. ...

It's a bike and deserves to be ridden, so yes. :thumb:
03-30-19, 08:57 PM
03-30-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By jamesdak

Next Project, Paletti content so sexy it's rated NC17

So, I've had my eye on this frame for quite a while. Finally couldn't resist any longer and made an offer. Then came the agonizing wait as it seemed to get lost for a month and then started to move...
Showing results 1 to 34 of 34


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.