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01-12-23, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By epnnf

idk, 'slow vehicle ahead'?

idk, 'slow vehicle ahead'?
01-12-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,192
Posted By epnnf

FWIW, OP- I understand your problem. However I...

FWIW, OP- I understand your problem. However I dont have the answer. I just find some cheap saddle that works for me. Shorts are all the same. I position my junk resting on top of saddle, not...
01-10-23, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By epnnf

You have to be flexible- I took 4 pair gloves on...

You have to be flexible- I took 4 pair gloves on todays ride- thin liners, heavy polypro liners, heavy gloves, waterproof shell. I mix combinations of gloves depending on conditions- 1st starting...
01-10-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 7,734
Posted By epnnf

OP, I agree completely

OP, I agree completely
12-22-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 882
Posted By epnnf

New headlight & 170 crankarms (from 175) on the...

New headlight & 170 crankarms (from 175) on the Masi. If I like, will do same for the Kona.
Forum: Introductions
12-22-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By epnnf

welcome! wya?

welcome! wya?
12-22-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 714
Posted By epnnf

I agree. Include jerseys, jackets; maybe shoes,...

I agree. Include jerseys, jackets; maybe shoes, helmets, etc.
Forum: Commuting
11-26-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By epnnf

Cool! Let us know how it rides/works

Cool! Let us know how it rides/works
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By epnnf

Its a very individual thing, but I would think...

Its a very individual thing, but I would think flat pedals (like Race Face chesters) & 5/10 or Ride Concepts or similar shoes.
YMMV
11-09-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 763
Posted By epnnf

You can leave it on the bike. Take the chain...

You can leave it on the bike. Take the chain off. 1st, use small brass brush to loosen crud. Maybe some degreaser. 2nd, use nylon brush & degreaser to clean more. 3rd, rinse w/water. 4th,...
10-26-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By epnnf

/ yea \ Loosely mount grip, levers & bar end...

/ yea \
Loosely mount grip, levers & bar end before you cut. Be sure it all mounts just outside the bend radius.
10-24-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,510
Posted By epnnf

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jersey way too long...
10-20-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By epnnf

If cars could talk . . .

(note: this thread is completely useless. if you have a problem w/that, please leave now. ty)
If cars could talk to us cyclists, what would they say? If you could talk to cars, what would you...
10-16-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By epnnf

I have a jaco schrader inflator- works good. ...

I have a jaco schrader inflator- works good. Also have a jaco presta inflator- works ok, just a little twitchy getting it secured on the valve stem
10-16-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,218
Posted By epnnf

cycling shorts are especially too high in the...

cycling shorts are especially too high in the back
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10-16-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By epnnf

do you mean 'bushings'?

do you mean 'bushings'?
10-11-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,510
Posted By epnnf

All my jerseys are too long, especially in back. ...

All my jerseys are too long, especially in back. fwiw, my shorts are too tall, umm, especially in back. I am 5'11", 175#.
10-04-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,089
Posted By epnnf

It is annoying when cars have the ROW but dont...

It is annoying when cars have the ROW but dont take it. Glenn- greetings to you from Springdale, Ohio
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By epnnf

I like around 42 to almost 50 on my hybrids.

I like around 42 to almost 50 on my hybrids.
08-31-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By epnnf

The bike is finished- do not repair! I ya...

The bike is finished- do not repair!
I ya wanna lose weight, keep ridin & stop eatin so much...
08-25-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By epnnf

ty all for comments. The above pics are of...

ty all for comments.
The above pics are of after the incident- after the FD had been jammed up the seat tube, idk, 1/8" or more. The CS & chain were replaced spring of this year. The chainrings...
08-24-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By epnnf

yea, I will check. Also clean, etc... The only...

yea, I will check. Also clean, etc...
The only thing I can think of is a bad link running into a bad tooth :foo:
08-24-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By epnnf

I think you meant FD. But, that is an idea I...

I think you meant FD. But, that is an idea I will consider.
For now, Im gonna replace cable & chain. (tmrw)
08-24-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By epnnf

thought somebody would ask. .. ...

thought somebody would ask. ..
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08-23-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By epnnf

chain jams; pushes FD up

Riding the Masi yesterday, bout 40 miles in, everything going great, suddenly FD is jammed. I figured out what happened: when I shift from middle ring to big > chain does not mesh w/ring per usual,...
08-19-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By epnnf

ty for info specifically, on my Kona, Im...

ty for info
specifically, on my Kona, Im thinking bout upgrading the RD and/or FD from acera mtn to alivio. But what I dont understand, should I consider alivio mtn or alivio trekking? Is there...
08-18-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By epnnf

what is shimano trekking?

Is it compatable with mountain components? Can I use alivio trekking instead of alivio mountain?
08-14-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By epnnf

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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been using it for years; work good
08-13-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By epnnf

Yep. As soon as I cut it, it 'exploded' to the...

Yep. As soon as I cut it, it 'exploded' to the shape you see. I couldnt believe it.
FWIW, the new cable the shop gave me was not given to me in a brand name package. Im sure shops buy their...
08-12-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By epnnf

yea, it approaches from the bottom, then turns...

yea, it approaches from the bottom, then turns around..... Not my design!
08-12-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By epnnf

exploding shift cable

so, replaced the cable on the Masi FD. All installed/adjusted, just have to trim the cable & crimp on the cap. I cut the cable w/cable cutters ..... the cable looks like inverted Christmas tree ...
08-03-22, 02:52 PM
07-30-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,429
Posted By epnnf

Close calls happen too often. Ride safe.

Close calls happen too often. Ride safe.
07-30-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,938
Posted By epnnf

Cycling fashion faux pas?

While riding on a local MUP, saw a guy wearing a blue cotton T, then bibs over them. That is, he was wearing black bibs, but with a T shirt under them. I dont wear bibs, but always thought you wear...
07-21-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 985
Posted By epnnf

OK- Im bout 5'11"/177#; ride a hybrid only on...

OK- Im bout 5'11"/177#; ride a hybrid only on pavement.
Yea, different manufacturers fit different- I have one pair of shorts that fit good, even the waistline, but feels like a diaper.
07-20-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 985
Posted By epnnf

does your kit fit?

Is it just me?
All my stuff fits, except: jerseys are too long, especially in back & waistline of shorts are too high, especially in back. I dont wear bibs.
Forum: Touring
07-18-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,312
Posted By epnnf

When you ride a bicycle, youre gonna get wet....

When you ride a bicycle, youre gonna get wet. IME, weather doesnt matter, neither does what youre wearing.
06-05-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By epnnf

the future of new bicycle buying

Ive heard, from BF & my LBS, that in the future, buying a new bicycle will be online with lots of choices. You will pick frame size, maybe color, wheels, components, etc. Then have it shipped...
06-02-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By epnnf

I didnt know what else to call it. IIRC, it had...

I didnt know what else to call it.
IIRC, it had chainrings
06-02-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By epnnf

I saw a 3-wheeled, stand-up, recumbent

Only got a glance of it- I was riding one way/he was riding the other.
It had three wheels; two in the front. They looked to be about 20". The rider was standing & pedaling. Thats all I know.
...
05-29-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By epnnf

humans are dumb; bikes are not

humans are dumb; bikes are not
05-29-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 556
Posted By epnnf

ummm, how do you know it moved 1mm?

ummm, how do you know it moved 1mm?
05-29-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By epnnf

ride patches

How many here still have some? How many dont know what they are? I started collecting them in the early 90s; my last one is from 2007. Share your experiences. ...
05-02-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By epnnf

DIY SL cable hole plug

Recently upgraded the shift lever, cable & housing on my Masi, with microshift marvo. Unlike shimano, there is no plug where the cable goes in. Should I care? Maybe a small sponge? fwiw, I do not...
04-09-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,811
Posted By epnnf

When fixing a flat on the road, I pinched the...

When fixing a flat on the road, I pinched the replacement tube, several times.
04-09-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,710
Posted By epnnf

Bad break. Good thing dog didnt cause you to...

Bad break. Good thing dog didnt cause you to wreck.
04-09-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,280
Posted By epnnf

fwiw, Ive never done a charity ride- where you...

fwiw, Ive never done a charity ride- where you have to collect >$50, or even upwards of $500. The organized rides I go on typically cost around $20; more if you get a shirt (not jersey). Sure, I...
03-12-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 737
Posted By epnnf

When the chain starts skipping/jumping, replace...

When the chain starts skipping/jumping, replace chain AND cassette
03-02-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,755
Posted By epnnf

I cannot recommend any particular stretch, but,...

I cannot recommend any particular stretch, but, it should be done before the ride, not after. Several doctors have told me so.
02-28-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,224
Posted By epnnf

I use Jaco (https://jacosuperiorproducts.com/)

I use Jaco (https://jacosuperiorproducts.com/)
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