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10-15-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By GlennR

https://calfeedesign.com/carbon-repair/

https://calfeedesign.com/carbon-repair/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 854
Posted By GlennR

Not working on a bike they didn't sell is stupid....

Not working on a bike they didn't sell is stupid. It's a good way to fix what was done incorrectly and make a new customer.

The margin on sales is so low they make real money on accessories and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 854
Posted By GlennR

First off if you always buy online then the LBS...

First off if you always buy online then the LBS (local bike shop) will close.

Can a online shop properly size you?
Can it make adjustments?
Can it easily swap saddles until you find one that...
10-14-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By GlennR

I damaged the chainstay on mine and sent it to...

I damaged the chainstay on mine and sent it to Calfee. $350 later it was as good as new.

Much cheaper than a new frame.
10-13-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 583
Posted By GlennR

Triathletes do it all the time.

Triathletes do it all the time.
10-13-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By GlennR

I've seen quite a few just reply to their own...

I've seen quite a few just reply to their own topics enough to reach 10.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,724
Posted By GlennR

23,000+ miles on my 303s. I did sent the front...

23,000+ miles on my 303s. I did sent the front back for the hub recall 2 years ago. Not a single problem and they are dead true and never needed to be touched.

Woiks for me.
10-13-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By GlennR

Wouldn't this topic belong in...

Wouldn't this topic belong in https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/

Speaking of rules ;)
Forum: Northeast
10-11-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 177,854
Posted By GlennR

Brands is having their Fall Sale this weekend. ...

Brands is having their Fall Sale this weekend.

I already stocked up on degreaser, chain lube, CO2 and got my son a bike stand.
10-11-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By GlennR

Maybe you should read Exodus. Not...

Maybe you should read Exodus.

Not political... just adding some facts.

But everyone should live in peace and equality.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By GlennR

My point was, unless you're stronger than a pro...

My point was, unless you're stronger than a pro rider do you really need the "stiffest" frame. I bet the 10th stiffest would be more than what you need.

I'm 200# and have a Emonda SLR and which...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By GlennR

Is the SLR stiff enough.... Are you stronger...

Is the SLR stiff enough....

Are you stronger than this guy?

2015 Milan-San Remo winner John Degenkolb
...
10-11-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By GlennR

Actually he lived only 6 miles from the West Bank...

Actually he lived only 6 miles from the West Bank and one day it was riding when a jeep came up from behind with two IDF. They asked him for id and where he was going. After explaining he was just on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By GlennR

I've had very few dropped chains, Sram eTap 22,...

I've had very few dropped chains, Sram eTap 22, all corrected by a slight adjustment of the limit screws. So I don't think 122 speed would be any worse.
10-10-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,085
Posted By GlennR

For me N=2, road bike and CX for winter and foul...

For me N=2, road bike and CX for winter and foul weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By GlennR

Which one fits best? If it doesn't fit, then...

Which one fits best?

If it doesn't fit, then the rest doesn't matter.
10-10-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By GlennR

My son lived in Israel for a year between his...

My son lived in Israel for a year between his under graduate and getting his masters. He bought a Riddley alloy bike with Campy Chorus. He lived in between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and did extensive...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By GlennR

Count the number of links on your current chain.

Count the number of links on your current chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,058
Posted By GlennR

Maybe he only rides at night.

Maybe he only rides at night.
10-08-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,989
Posted By GlennR

When you clean your frame, it will remove any...

When you clean your frame, it will remove any wax.

Clean it, rider it... repeat.

This reminds me of the guys that lease Corvettes who go to cruise nights and spend the time dusting their car....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,058
Posted By GlennR

You need to adjust the high/low limit screws. ...

You need to adjust the high/low limit screws.

I've never seen the disc on GC or sprinter's bike so are you saying you shift faster than they do?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/JtDs172.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/JtDs172.jpg
10-06-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By GlennR

You're gonna get wet so why bother. Embrace...

You're gonna get wet so why bother.

Embrace being a hard-arse.
Forum: Northeast
10-06-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 177,854
Posted By GlennR

I did the Massapequa - Tobay - Oyster Bay -...

I did the Massapequa - Tobay - Oyster Bay - Massapequa yesterday.

Today i just went to Farmingdale for a snack.
Forum: Northeast
10-06-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By GlennR

I had plenty "popping" from under my tires. ...

I had plenty "popping" from under my tires.

They can be as sharp as glass and I expect to find cuts sooner or later.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By GlennR

Well, you have to buy the 3 screws with the...

Well, you have to buy the 3 screws with the batter cover. The best price i've seen is $12 but all of the USA vendors say they are out of stock which means I have to buy from Canada or the UK. So with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By GlennR

Well, it depends on what you already have. I...

Well, it depends on what you already have.

I have Sram eTap 11 speed, so for me it's not worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By GlennR

Sram eTap shifter battery cover screw

Anyone know the size?

I dropped one changing the battery. It's working just fine with 2, but i'd like to have all 3 there.

Not sure if it's 2mm or 2.5mm.
https://i.imgur.com/YavSjIc.jpg
10-03-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

Of course.... I rebuild them. ...

Of course.... I rebuild them.

http://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/distributor_jackpot3.jpg
10-02-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

The wheels are genuine Porsche/Pedrini 5.5x15...

The wheels are genuine Porsche/Pedrini 5.5x15 alloys from the early 914.

The car is definitely retro. I've owned it since new and most of the look developed in the early 1980.... lowered, 914...
09-26-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By GlennR

Agreed... inside is the safest.

Agreed... inside is the safest.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By GlennR

I use the LEDs on the derailleurs. They seem to...

I use the LEDs on the derailleurs. They seem to be more accurate.

It's quite possible that it's head units that are the problem.

Also did you fully charge the batteries when you got the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By GlennR

500 per charge.

500 per charge.
09-24-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

That would be awesome.... night visibility is a...

That would be awesome.... night visibility is a plus. When I ride at night, I have a 1200 lumens headlight and a rather bright rear strobe. I also ride during the day with a 100 lumens front strobe...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By GlennR

I was getting around 500 on my 4 year old...

I was getting around 500 on my 4 year old batteries, the new ones last over 800+.
09-23-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

Crank fire is a waste on a 1776 with dual Kads. ...

Crank fire is a waste on a 1776 with dual Kads.

I'm currentky building a 2017 stroker with CB Gen 4 FI and crankfire.

Gary does nice work, he built my Berg 5 tranny.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By GlennR

I have 23,000 miles on my eTap and this year I...

I have 23,000 miles on my eTap and this year I bought new batteries since the old ones only last 500 miles.

Never broke the tab.

Maybe I'm just lucky.
09-23-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^^ This I own a Trek and don't care...

^^^^^^^
This

I own a Trek and don't care what the Italian bike owners say.
09-23-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

Actually both are a satin finish with tone on...

Actually both are a satin finish with tone on tone black. From 5 feet away it looks one color.

I refer to it as my Rattle Can paint job.
09-23-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

After 24 years of daily driven and never garaged....

After 24 years of daily driven and never garaged.
http://www.glenn-ring.com/pics/X1.JPG
09-22-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,372
Posted By GlennR

On a group ride 3 years ago we found a pistol...

On a group ride 3 years ago we found a pistol laying by the curb. Luckily one of the riders was a cop so he stayed till the local police came for it.

Personally I found a number of outdoor child...
09-22-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By GlennR

https://i.imgur.com/315NFZl.jpg Better pic...

https://i.imgur.com/315NFZl.jpg

Better pic of the bike.
http://glenn-ring.com/emonda/preserve2.jpg

Better pic of the car.
http://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/Beetle-2019.jpg...
09-22-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By GlennR

Over thinking.

Over thinking.
Forum: Northeast
09-22-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 177,854
Posted By GlennR

Joe, good seeing you yesterday. I headed...

Joe, good seeing you yesterday. I headed northeast and wound up in Smithtown before heading back.

It was a good ride and decided to give my bike some "love" today by thoroughly cleaning it.
Forum: Northeast
09-20-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 177,854
Posted By GlennR

Almost got his today.... Heading south on...

Almost got his today....

Heading south on Round Swamp road, as I approached the triangle at the end, I pulled to the center of the lane and signaled that I was going left. I had both a front white...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By GlennR

There's a ton of videos on the interwebs. ...

There's a ton of videos on the interwebs.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,654
Posted By GlennR

Don't know about Shimano, but there's a huge...

Don't know about Shimano, but there's a huge difference between a Sram Rival and Red cassette. Rival has individual cogs while Red is machined from one piece.
09-01-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,594
Posted By GlennR

https://cdn.makespace.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/...

https://cdn.makespace.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/22170748/art-of-storage-michelangelo-two-bike-gravity-storage-rack.jpg
09-01-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,070
Posted By GlennR

My wife just bought a new bike (Specialized Roll)...

My wife just bought a new bike (Specialized Roll) and the stock saddle was too hard. After trying a few different ones, she liked the C9 best. When we got home I looked at her old bike (my daughter's...
09-01-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,838
Posted By GlennR

Went for her first ride, she normally does 3...

Went for her first ride, she normally does 3 miles at a park a few blocks from our house. Today she drove to a friends house and rode 5 miles on a MUP.

She loves the bike but not 100% on the seat...
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