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10-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By vikay

Crumpling some aluminum foil and dipping it in...

Crumpling some aluminum foil and dipping it in water has worked good for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,212
Posted By vikay

The Elemnt Bolt is able to get speed using GPS. ...

The Elemnt Bolt is able to get speed using GPS. The sensor is allegedly more accurate because during climbing, GPS doesn't account for elevation. Also, the sensor is useful for when riding indoors...
10-28-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,359
Posted By vikay

So I went ahead and removed the left spindle and...

So I went ahead and removed the left spindle and packed some grease in. The first time around I packed too much and it was difficult to spin. I wiped most of it off and reinstalled it. The pedal...
10-22-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By vikay

I got a tail light for around $10. It's one that...

I got a tail light for around $10. It's one that is a line. It does the job but I just wished that the battery life lasted a little longer than 3 longer rides, though it is rechargable via USB.
10-22-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,359
Posted By vikay

I actually just got my hands on a second set of...

I actually just got my hands on a second set of Shimano pedals (PD-540) and they spin with a little bit of resistance same as the PD-550. Though they both were both obtained from the same source.
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10-22-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,796
Posted By vikay

I owned a Trek Alpha 1.2. I upgraded to an Emonda...

I owned a Trek Alpha 1.2. I upgraded to an Emonda SL6. Felt no real difference. I did feel good though.
Get pedals/shoes they say. Felt no difference.
Get carbon rims they say. I still feel no...
10-22-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,359
Posted By vikay

Pedal Friction

I'm using LOOK KEO 2 MAX pedals. I like them, but I've always had problems clipping in and am pretty clumsy with it.

I tried out and old set of Shimano PD-550 and realized how amazingly easy it...
10-22-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,780
Posted By vikay

I have the exact problem. I noticed the problem...

I have the exact problem. I noticed the problem goes away when I lube the chain. But after 2 rides, it comes back and I deal with it until I lube it again. I'm not exactly sure it's worth chasing...
08-15-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,780
Posted By vikay

I'm curious as to how a fitter can give you a...

I'm curious as to how a fitter can give you a list of bikes that you 'fit' in considering that my last 2 bikes' posted measurements are dead wrong. Both were Trek, but I would think other...
08-14-19, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,685
Posted By vikay

Did the bike come with these cassette chain...

Did the bike come with these cassette chain rings, and rear derailler hanger?

From the Shimano web site:

Total capacity 41T

Do the math. Big chain ring number of teeth + biggest rear cog #...
08-13-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By vikay

A better description of what kind of...

A better description of what kind of brakes/wheels you have and when the noise comes will be helpful. Does it scream immediately upon engagement? Or does it scream a few seconds later only when you...
07-13-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,699
Posted By vikay

I have the same problem and I only noticed this...

I have the same problem and I only noticed this after removing my chain to wash it. I got curious so I tried it on my cheap Walmart MTB and it did the same. I went to the store and tried it on...
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