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06-23-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,622
Posted By waxcrazy

I finally had my bike shop check the noise...

I finally had my bike shop check the noise out..He definitely heard I in the first 3 low gears... Actually while on the bike stand with no weight or tension on it you could actually see the chain...
06-18-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,622
Posted By waxcrazy

Forgot to say the shifts are all crisp and never...

Forgot to say the shifts are all crisp and never miss...wondering if it's just normal due to positioning vs well aligned chainline in middle cogs.
06-18-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,622
Posted By waxcrazy

I wouldn't call it noisy...just a little...

I wouldn't call it noisy...just a little different sounding....It has been doing it since day one..think it's just the nature of the beast?...
06-18-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,622
Posted By waxcrazy

I guess the whole thing that got me going is how...

I guess the whole thing that got me going is how the drivetrain does get progressively noisier in the last 3 or 4 lower gears and when I sight the chain you can see it is definitely angled.
06-18-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,622
Posted By waxcrazy

Keep going!!!!!....You are making me feel...

Keep going!!!!!....You are making me feel better!!!!!
06-18-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,622
Posted By waxcrazy

One x drivetrain... Hoping I made the right decision

I bought a Sirrus X5.0 with a 1x drivetrain a little bit back..I live in very hilly New England finding myself in the cross chain situation a lot for the lower gears. Just read a article on how the...
05-28-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By waxcrazy

Cannondale just gave me a BRAND new bike for a...

Cannondale just gave me a BRAND new bike for a warranty exchange on a 1992 mountain bike that I recently found out had a fork recall and was never notified..Bike was in the shop for over a month but...
05-28-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By waxcrazy

Specialized x5.0 disc c brake rattle

Probably been brought up before....sorry in advance...but is there any simple cure for this rattle I've narrowed down my rattle noise to on my disc brakes? Kind of drives you crazy after awhile when...
05-27-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,392
Posted By waxcrazy

Just checked it out on Instagram...I better go...

Just checked it out on Instagram...I better go and check if mine has been stolen....lol....Got the same color.....Wanted the red but wasn't available...BUT....sure loving the blue.. Isn't it gorgeous...
05-27-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,392
Posted By waxcrazy

I just got one about a month ago also after 27...

I just got one about a month ago also after 27 years of not riding....Feel like a kid again!!!! Great choice....I think you will be very happy with it!!!
Enjoy and ride safe!
05-26-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By waxcrazy

Front brake rattle on Specialized Sirrus X5

Probably been brought up before....sorry in advance...but is there any simple cure for this rattle I've narrowed down my rattle noise to on my disc brakes? Kind of drives you crazy after awhile when...
05-26-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By waxcrazy

Shimano BR-MT200 brake pad rattle

Probably been brought up before....sorry in advance...but is there any simple cure for this rattle I've narrowed down my rattle noise to on my disc brakes? Kind of drives you crazy after awhile when...
05-14-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By waxcrazy

Did the trick!!! Thanks

Did the trick!!! Thanks
05-14-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,392
Posted By waxcrazy

I took your advice...The new chain factory lube...

I took your advice...The new chain factory lube may have been the problem....I wetted down a rag with mineral spirits and rotated the chain several times to remove bulk of factory lube...let it dry...
05-14-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By waxcrazy

Ohhhh my backside...lol!!!

I know there will be many opinions on this but there were on my computer post also which led me to the one for me after reading and checking all the posts which I would have never known existed...so...
05-11-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,016
Posted By waxcrazy

Ended up getting the Xoss on Amazon for $24.90...

Ended up getting the Xoss on Amazon for $24.90 with applied coupon! It was exactly what I was looking for and is working great. I downloaded the app and that works great too...Thanks to all for the...
05-11-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,392
Posted By waxcrazy

Thank you!

Thank you!
05-11-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,392
Posted By waxcrazy

Kind of new at this...while sitting on the bike...

Kind of new at this...while sitting on the bike would you recommend spinning it away from me or towards me for starters?
Thanks...that makes me feel much better knowing it's just a adjustment!
05-09-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,392
Posted By waxcrazy

I just got one a couple of weeks ago... Haven't...

I just got one a couple of weeks ago... Haven't had a lot of time on it due to other things going on right now but it seems like it is going to be a great bike! I struggled on what to get for months...
05-05-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,016
Posted By waxcrazy

Time was off by a hour no matter what I did to...

Time was off by a hour no matter what I did to set it....Bluetooth connected to app for one day only and would never connect again after trying everything and it had no standing odometer, just trips...
05-05-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By waxcrazy

Thank you!

Thank you!
05-04-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,016
Posted By waxcrazy

Time was off by a hour no matter what I did to...

Time was off by a hour no matter what I did to set it....Bluetooth connected to app for one day only and would never connect again after trying everything and it had no standing odometer, just trips...
05-04-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,016
Posted By waxcrazy

I am going to check into the one he...

I am going to check into the one he mentioned....I'm sorry that I got this turned into such a lengthy post ...I never mentioned the reason I wanted GPS ...but my reason was due to the simple look and...
05-04-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,016
Posted By waxcrazy

Waxcrazy here.....The reason I want a simple...

Waxcrazy here.....The reason I want a simple function gps is because I don't like wires or zip ties on my forks...I know it sounds crazy!! But true👍
05-03-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By waxcrazy

Brake adjustment on Sirrus x5

Finally got out for a decent ride today 👍..Love the bike..feel like a kid again at 65..lol.....One thing I noticed is when I apply both brakes , the rear brake is closer to bar than the front when...
05-03-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,016
Posted By waxcrazy

Gps computer recommendations

I'm looking for a wireless gps computer for my bike...just need simple functions ... trip meter... speed... and total milage odometer, so I know how many miles are actually on the bike. Don't need...
04-29-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,392
Posted By waxcrazy

Brake cable rub

Anybody come up with a solution where the brake cable rubs on the head tube?
04-29-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By waxcrazy

Cross chaining on 1 drive

I just got a Sirrus x5 yesterday and was only able to take it for a 5 minute spin....When I was in the lowest gear drive train was pretty noisy until I moved up a few gears....I know that cross...
04-28-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By waxcrazy

This would be for road use...

This would be for road use...
04-28-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By waxcrazy

Wahoo fitness app

Just wondering from anyone that uses it if it uses phone data? I don't have unlimited data and don't want to go over...LBS said just put it in airplane mode and it won't use phone data...Just want it...
04-08-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By waxcrazy

Yes...That's what impressed me so! I rode it hard...

Yes...That's what impressed me so! I rode it hard for a few years...Thank GOD nothing happened...Hung up my biking hobby in 1997 and there it hung...Have been jogging all along but at 64 it's been...
04-01-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By waxcrazy

Cannondale is a class act!!!!!

I recently pulled my M1000 Cannondale off the rafter hooks after hanging for many years with the intention to do a few things to it to make it more of a hybrid...While doing research I stumbled upon...
03-30-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By waxcrazy

That's a good question...lol...no idea how I...

That's a good question...lol...no idea how I crafted up the underlined*******MH.. I did put a deposit on that bike Saturday so I could finally sleep again 😴
03-25-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By waxcrazy

I hear you...I would love to be able to try them...

I hear you...I would love to be able to try them but my area is dry...Just found out about a x5 locally but need to commit sight unseen...more than I planned on spending but could have it for the...
03-25-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By waxcrazy

I can get my hands on Specialized Sirrus x5.... But....

I have a few questions...It's much more than I wanted to spend ...but it sure does look sweet....and I have to pay in advance. Never having sat on one...I originally was leaning towards the regular...
03-24-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By waxcrazy

Both sweet bikes...They are on my list of...

Both sweet bikes...They are on my list of indecision also..Lol..Have you looked at the Sirrus 4...the non x one?...has the option of more gears for consideration....Good luck...This is a good tread I...
03-18-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 304,827
Posted By waxcrazy

Trek War Machine

What kind of seat did you upgrade to? Is it comfortable? Nice bike!
03-18-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By waxcrazy

I guess my next question is why did this post...

I guess my next question is why did this post with lines through everything...lol....Definitely a newbie 🤔
03-18-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By waxcrazy

Cannondale quick 2....Specialized Sirrus 4...or Trek fx disc 3 or 4

I am looking to get back into the game but most stores got a wait deposit list..64 but time for a comfortable bike..Want the upright comfort but don't want a snail either..Will be road riding only...
03-12-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By waxcrazy

Help on buying a bike( unseen in these times)

Hello all...Brand new here...After 25 years I got the bug to get out there again!!!! 65 years old and jogging is no longer my best friend...lol... Consider myself in decent shape...
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