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11-20-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,115
Posted By GhenghisKahn

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, as a matter...

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, as a matter of fact my spoke protector HAS prevented a problem. Early on in my cycling experience my limit screw fell out of adjustment in mid ride. The chain...
11-20-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: How to change a headset on a vintage road bike/threaded steer tube.

Hey guys,
Some of you may have seen my videos. Started doing some "how to" videos. let me know what you think.

Thanks

John
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGe41zE9s8w
11-17-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,474
Posted By Iride01

One reason might be that it keeps people from...

One reason might be that it keeps people from just grabbing the choice stuff and selling on eBay.
11-14-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,670
Posted By wolfchild

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving...

Just avoid chain lube threads and leg shaving threads and you'll be fine.:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,336
Posted By Chuck M

The only spare anything I have ever carried is a...

The only spare anything I have ever carried is a tube and that takes more room in my under seat bag than I like but the chance of a flat is greater than any other breakdown I can imagine. A quality...
11-13-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By HillRider

Another source:...

Another source:...
11-11-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224634676887?hash=item344...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224634676887?hash=item344d452697:g:118AAOSw1p1eP3Zy

​​​​​​https://www.ebay.com/p/1100103030?iid=185122901441...
11-11-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By Retro Grouch

The last time that I broke a chain while on the...

The last time that I broke a chain while on the trail I discovered my Park chain breaker had lost it's pin. I lowered my saddle and "flintstoned" four miles back to my car.
11-11-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By Koyote

Cheap tools are false economy.

Cheap tools are false economy.
11-07-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By Paul Barnard

The Product Of A Charity Ride

I rode the 51 mile route on the Tour Da Parish yesterday. I spent the first 20 miles with a group. They pulled off at one of the food and water stations set up on the route, and I kept rolling. As is...
11-06-21, 06:30 AM
11-02-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By ThermionicScott

Wheels Mfg and Velo-Orange, among others, sell...

Wheels Mfg and Velo-Orange, among others, sell "bottom bracket spacers". Pro tip: if you have any freewheel spacers in your bins, they work, too. :thumb:
10-31-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,406
Posted By cb400bill

https://store.biketouringnews.com/shimano-dura-ace...

https://store.biketouringnews.com/shimano-dura-ace-sl7900-double-10-speed-braze-on-shifters/Shimano Dura Ace SL7900 Double 10-Speed Braze-On Shifters
10-31-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,260
Posted By JohnDThompson

Start here: ...

Start here:

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/rear-derailleur-adjustment
https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/front-derailleur-adjustment
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,650
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Thanks. Now I do feel a bit stupid for having...

Thanks. Now I do feel a bit stupid for having asked that question. I am just to used to using this: Amazon.com: Monopol Westmark Germany Steel Two-Prong Cork Puller with Cover (Silver Satin): Wine...
10-22-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,589
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable doesn't exist, the isn't a fabric out there that can keep water out and let sweat out at the same time...You have a choice, you can either accept getting wet with...
10-21-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By stratman

That's great, thanks very much for reporting...

That's great, thanks very much for reporting back. I better order one soon, I don't want to find out they've all gone because I notified people about them here!!
10-15-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,767
Posted By cyccommute

Shimano hubs and most pedals are different. ...

Shimano hubs and most pedals are different. Almost all Shimano hubs are meant to be rebuilt. Some aftermarket pedals are meant to be rebuilt (but donít need to be all that often). Others pedals...
10-15-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,767
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The direct answer to the OP's question is yes....

The direct answer to the OP's question is yes. The current state of the art is external bottom bracket bearings, with hollow axle cranksets.

The external bottom bracket is better than the...
10-04-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,682
Posted By 70sSanO

Titanium is the only material I’d consider. ...

Titanium is the only material I’d consider.

It has held up remarkably well on my clavicle and wrist.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,828
Posted By HTupolev

There is nothing magical about front brakes that...

There is nothing magical about front brakes that causes people to go over the handlebars. In terms of how the center-of-mass gets pitched around relative to the bike, whether braking is front or rear...
09-21-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,902
Posted By frogman

I'm cheap and made my own tool from steel square...

I'm cheap and made my own tool from steel square tubing as per the DIY design of RJ the Bike Guy. Works fine.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWdO4dnu18g
09-21-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,867
Posted By BillyD

That’s enough of this, closed.

That’s enough of this, closed.
09-11-21, 05:43 AM
08-15-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By squirtdad

is there really a need to do this? what triple...

is there really a need to do this? what triple sora does OP have? what are the chain rings?

current Sora is 53/39/30 which is pretty close to 38/28

why not just keep it a triple if...
08-14-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By 70sSanO

Look at the picture. It doesnít take a mental...

Look at the picture. It doesnít take a mental giant to see that if a triple front derailleur that can shift just the middle and inner chainrings without lowering it, it can equally shift a double if...
07-25-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,079
Posted By cyccommute

Iíve got to disagree with both the need for a...

Iíve got to disagree with both the need for a triple in the west and the need for one in general. I donít use my low gears all the time but I do use them often. While touring, the western US is...
07-23-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,079
Posted By cyccommute

While I agree that triples have been just about...

While I agree that triples have been just about murdered, ďrangeĒ isnít everything. Your gearing...
07-15-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Assuming that the flat was on the rear wheel,...

Assuming that the flat was on the rear wheel, Occam's razor dictates removing and reinstalling that wheel to see if the shifting issues improve.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20,275
Views: 4,570,138
Posted By IcySwan1

Stopped in a bike shop in a remote town in...

Stopped in a bike shop in a remote town in Alaska. They had Trek Madone in my size. A NOS 2014 Madone 3.1 Compact. Rim brakes. Older 105 set up (10 speed). Older CF generation frame. Wheels are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,598
Posted By himespau

I have the N-Gear Jump Stop of 2 of the bikes in...

I have the N-Gear Jump Stop of 2 of the bikes in our family's stable. I'd have it on more, but I can't seem to find anywhere to purchase them. That's a shame because it was a great, cheap,...
06-30-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
Posted By KCT1986

Glad it worked out for you. Shimano's...

Glad it worked out for you.

Shimano's instructions for their components are quite helpful and very welcome. Unfortunately, some of the instructions are not as detailed as it could be. Sometimes...
06-29-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
Posted By KCT1986

Hope that it makes a difference. Forgot to...

Hope that it makes a difference.

Forgot to mention that the measurement is based on a 90* angle from a line between the axle and the center of the BB. Depending on the frame BB drop dimensions,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By shelbyfv

Such a pretty bike! Have you considered a 650b...

Such a pretty bike! Have you considered a 650b conversion?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,238
Posted By SoSmellyAir

One will never get good at installing handlebar...

One will never get good at installing handlebar tape if one only replaces the tape when worn. However, if one swaps handlebar tape color on a whim, then it improves the odds of becoming good at this...
06-24-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,266
Posted By HTupolev

I was responding to your claim that you had...

I was responding to your claim that you had experience with "brifter" excluding Ergo. I was asking what that experience was.

Nothing about this has much to do with authority. This is a discussion...
06-20-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,151
Posted By 10 Wheels

It is MORE about the components.

It is MORE about the components.
06-19-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,416
Posted By GrainBrain

1x with low/high/overdrive :thumb:

1x with low/high/overdrive :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,279
Posted By Racing Dan

Well, no. Road rings are (mostly) much further...

Well, no. Road rings are (mostly) much further apart, 34/50 = 16t jump. That's why many prefer to not shift the rings more than needed. Im betting the 10t jump on XT is MUCH smoother. Im also betting...
06-18-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,583
Posted By indyfabz

I have done a number of tours far from home over...

I have done a number of tours far from home over the years. I even use shops at both ends to professionally box my bike for shipping. Why? Because I take the box to the shop before the trip. It is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,279
Posted By HTupolev

I'm not sure how that's relevant, considering...

I'm not sure how that's relevant, considering that people mostly aren't recommending 1x. And, a well-designed triple can in some cases reduce the amount of front shifting that a rider is doing...
06-18-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bonzo Banana

I'm in the UK and know very little about this...

I'm in the UK and know very little about this store but have made good use of the Sheldon Brown site. Even though I didn't know him I felt I did from his writing and wished he could have stayed with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,279
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Well, that's what triples are. I like a 24 or 26...

Well, that's what triples are. I like a 24 or 26 granny ring so I can have my rear cogs even closer together.
06-18-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,266
Posted By thinktubes

Just rename it "C&V Waiting Room"...

Just rename it "C&V Waiting Room" :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,279
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

IME one wants one's steepest anticipated climbing...

IME one wants one's steepest anticipated climbing cog to be the second largest. As mentioned above, sometimes things get different near the end of a hard climb.

I still run triples on all my...
06-17-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,904
Posted By EviLDORK

Those of us who carry chain tools seem to be the...

Those of us who carry chain tools seem to be the same people who maintain their chains enough not to need them.
06-16-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,717
Posted By jgedwa

He had lots of great advice about bikes, and was...

He had lots of great advice about bikes, and was very generous with his time writing up his knowledge for us.

But, that is not really what made him special. He was decent, kind, and funny. That is...
06-16-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,421
Posted By cyccommute

Fix-It-Sticks kit. Mine is older that wasn’t sold...

Fix-It-Sticks kit. Mine is older that wasn’t sold as a “commuter” or “mountain bike” kit. I would probably choose the mountain bike kit over the commuter one. Although I have never had to a multi...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,279
Posted By HTupolev

What is "some hills"?

What is "some hills"?
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