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Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Fox Farm

Spray some synthetic lube where the rails meet...

Spray some synthetic lube where the rails meet the saddle shell. Should solve your problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 25,344
Posted By Fox Farm

How are the cleats set on your shoes??? Over the...

How are the cleats set on your shoes??? Over the ball of your foot or are they pushed back a bit?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,651
Posted By Fox Farm

it sort of looks like mining spoil there. Can you...

it sort of looks like mining spoil there. Can you describe this landscape for me?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,382
Posted By Fox Farm

Perhaps. But ok, you can discontinue the older X...

Perhaps. But ok, you can discontinue the older X style but why discontinue replacement parts such as cleats? To make me basically have to throw away fully functional pedals because the cleats are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,382
Posted By Fox Farm

just my disappointment in in what became of...

just my disappointment in in what became of Speedplay with Wahoo ownership with poor customer support.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,382
Posted By Fox Farm

After 22 years of using Speedplay, when they...

After 22 years of using Speedplay, when they stopped providing replacement parts / cleats for the X series, and Wahoo's new offerings are pretty expensive, I moved on to Time. Should have done it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,780
Posted By Fox Farm

I used them in the early 90s and found that...

I used them in the early 90s and found that actually my fingers go colder faster! So I gifted them to a friend. I also found that my dexterity was greatly reduced with having big fat dual fingers.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,448
Posted By Fox Farm

Well to the OP, I feel your frustration. I have...

Well to the OP, I feel your frustration. I have abandoned Speedplay when they stoped offering replacement cleats for their X series. Owning two bikes with X2 and four pair of road shoes, a switch...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,763
Posted By Fox Farm

The comments suggesting spend the money and cry...

The comments suggesting spend the money and cry once are honest and true. The stuff will or should last and only need to be replaced perhaps every 10 years and longer. I have perhaps 7 pair of bib...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By Fox Farm

Exactly. This was going to be my suggestion as...

Exactly. This was going to be my suggestion as this worked for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,763
Posted By Fox Farm

Pearl Izumi Am Phib are very warm and well priced...

Pearl Izumi Am Phib are very warm and well priced and of course well made.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,221
Posted By Fox Farm

useless without photos

useless without photos
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,122
Posted By Fox Farm

Core work in the Gym, and see a chiropractor who...

Core work in the Gym, and see a chiropractor who gets it as not all will. Have been through this entire deal many years ago. It is painful but you have to deal with it ASAP.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,189
Posted By Fox Farm

initially I was gong to write that this is a bit...

initially I was gong to write that this is a bit low pressure but given your low body weight, why not, try it and if you end up bottoming out on the rims or flatting a bunch, change things up (pun) a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Fox Farm

I use Krietler and have the killer headwind unit....

I use Krietler and have the killer headwind unit. It works well, offers good resistance and blows wind on you to cool you down
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By Fox Farm

Save yourself from trial and error and get Assos.

Save yourself from trial and error and get Assos.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,145
Posted By Fox Farm

Maryland is hot and humid in the summer. When I...

Maryland is hot and humid in the summer. When I lived there I would go out at 5am this time of the year. Yes the comments about riding in more shaded areas are good advise. Add some electrolyte...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,207
Posted By Fox Farm

Any supposed name brand stuff that they sell is...

Any supposed name brand stuff that they sell is fake copyright infringement.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,274
Posted By Fox Farm

You are right to be pissed off with this...

You are right to be pissed off with this behaviour. It is one thing if it is a solo cyclist blowing an intersection. I did that a lot in my early 20s. Called it threading the needle. Stupid. But for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,328
Posted By Fox Farm

Perhaps but I have to say that my Ritchey gravel...

Perhaps but I have to say that my Ritchey gravel bike, as wonderful as it is, even with some road tires on it (I typically run 700 x 38 Schwable G-One), is not the same as my Orbea Orca road bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 22,267
Posted By Fox Farm

I have been here since 2004. It was a bit more...

I have been here since 2004. It was a bit more fun some years ago with PCad and CampagForLife posting. I get sort of tired of the "what frame should I buy, a Specialized or a Trek..." posts.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,103
Posted By Fox Farm

modify the brightness settings

modify the brightness settings
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,961
Posted By Fox Farm

If a 13 or 14 pound bike is your objective, you...

If a 13 or 14 pound bike is your objective, you could probably find other options. I think that you get charged a premium for the S name. How else do they sponsor those teams and have the S only...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,295
Posted By Fox Farm

this cracks me up! they really have mannequins...

this cracks me up! they really have mannequins like this?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,452
Posted By Fox Farm

Buy Assos and cry once. They just are designed...

Buy Assos and cry once. They just are designed and engineered and manufactured better than most others, in my experience. Some of the Rapha stuff is good but I find their one year only warranty...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,211
Posted By Fox Farm

He has gotten a lot stronger in the past few...

He has gotten a lot stronger in the past few years. I try to work with him to improve his cycling skills, particularly descending. I think that he gets it that cycling does not have to be about...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 878,257
Posted By Fox Farm

Anyone have a lead on some Speedplay X series...

Anyone have a lead on some Speedplay X series cleats?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,361
Posted By Fox Farm

Take a look at Boyd wheels. You can write...

Take a look at Boyd wheels. You can write directly to Boyd Johnson.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,211
Posted By Fox Farm

It is all power to weight baby! Guys who weigh...

It is all power to weight baby! Guys who weigh 50 pounds less than you will complain that a 150 pound rider is killing them on the hills... Also, what is your age? What is your max HR before you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,651
Posted By Fox Farm

What is the brand of bar tape? I have it on my...

What is the brand of bar tape? I have it on my bike as installed by the shop during a warranty service but the plugs have no names on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,651
Posted By Fox Farm

Brings back memories! I lived in Tucson in the...

Brings back memories! I lived in Tucson in the middle 1980s and we rode that all of the time. Back then, most of Tucson did not have the extensive network of bike lanes that now exist.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,786
Posted By Fox Farm

In the for what it's worth category, I too own...

In the for what it's worth category, I too own and ride a Merlin Ti bike that is really a great bike. I also own and ride an Orbea Orca Gold that I also love.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,786
Posted By Fox Farm

Well, consider the DeRosa Merak - read the review...

Well, consider the DeRosa Merak - read the review in recent issue of Cyclist magazine.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By Fox Farm

Where to find SpeedPlay X series cleats? Knockoffs?

Hello all - I am posting this again. I have been trying to find some replacement cleats for the X series. Any leads?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,032
Posted By Fox Farm

This has been my experience with MuckOff, which...

This has been my experience with MuckOff, which seems to be more of a case of MuckOn. Perhaps it requires much less lube that others that I have used. But what a gunky mess. I will likely try some...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,831
Posted By Fox Farm

Can you tell me about the No 22 and Boyd wheels?

Can you tell me about the No 22 and Boyd wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By Fox Farm

Really nice!

Really nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 23,814
Posted By Fox Farm

Sounds more like your headset

Sounds more like your headset
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,996
Posted By Fox Farm

Avoid Wish

Avoid Wish
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 946,353
Posted By Fox Farm

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/merlin_2b71bfae78c5955f1fd68255774f93de2cab25e0.jpg
My Merlin. I first posted images of this bike way back on page 5 of this thread I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By Fox Farm

So the big question for SRAM is will they keep...

So the big question for SRAM is will they keep the current Time pedal style or reinvent it? I have been considering switching to Time but don't want to do this and end up with a system and no...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,274
Posted By Fox Farm

Yea, i know... The Zeros are an improvement. I...

Yea, i know... The Zeros are an improvement. I don't have any of the knee problems that made the X series desirable for some. When i switched to them in 1999, I was tired replacing Look cleats...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,274
Posted By Fox Farm

Where to find SpeedPlay X series cleats? Knockoffs?

I know that this has been discussed in an earlier thread. I have four pair of road shoes with X series cleats and two pair of pedals on two bikes, X2. Changing to some Zero or Light action or Time,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,684
Posted By Fox Farm

Lizard Skin

Lizard Skin
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,117
Posted By Fox Farm

In the bath tub. Cleans up and the tub as well...

In the bath tub. Cleans up and the tub as well with not much problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,831
Posted By Fox Farm

I ride a Merlin (before Litespeed bought them)...

I ride a Merlin (before Litespeed bought them) from 2001. 20 years later and a few group updates I still ride it regularly. Super bike and I would be very sad if something happened to it. Probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,325
Posted By Fox Farm

Smith

Smith
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By Fox Farm

I would advocate looking at some Boyd wheels....

I would advocate looking at some Boyd wheels. They should hit your price point and you can write to Boyd Johnson and get a reply from the company owner if you wish for recommendations or consultation...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,912
Posted By Fox Farm

I bought a Garmin 820 a few years ago, right...

I bought a Garmin 820 a few years ago, right before they launched the 830. It was 200 Euro vs 400 so that was an incentive. I looked at the Wahoo but preferred the color screen of the Garmin. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By Fox Farm

My former wife use to say no more than three...

My former wife use to say no more than three colors when combining... But again, cudos to the person who built this bike. It is very nice and worthy of all of our praise. Now if he (assuming it is...
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