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10-16-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,389
Posted By kenshireen

This is what I will try next time... Remember you...

This is what I will try next time... Remember you have to take one hand off the bars to do this and if it doesn't work you might have to do a pull down...
10-15-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,389
Posted By kenshireen

I am the original OP and I appreciate all your...

I am the original OP and I appreciate all your responses.
A little more info on my part woud have helped clarify some of the replies..
So here it goes.
I am 72 YO in very good condition except...
09-10-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,076
Posted By kenshireen

How do I know when to replace my Conti 4000 ll Tires

The back tire shows 2 snake bite looking holes.
I probably have around 1500 miles but not really sure.
Tires are around 3 years old.

Should I replace front and back even though the front still...
09-07-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,389
Posted By kenshireen

Need Advice on How to Get up This Hill

Background;
I have a Look KG96 with downtube shifters.
39/48 chainring and 12/29 7 speed cassette.

I ride the silver comet trail in Atlanta.
It is basically flat where I ride so I am usually in...
08-12-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By kenshireen

why is it not better than the 4000 ll

why is it not better than the 4000 ll
08-12-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By kenshireen

Looking for the Lightest Coolest Helmet

I'm just a recreational rider but do long distances.
looking for the lightest helmet that won't break the bank.

Any suggestions
08-12-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By kenshireen

Where Can I get the Conti 4000 RS

I live in US

Thank you
07-24-18, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By kenshireen

Which of These 2 Tires do you Recommend

I have a moots which came with S-Works Turbo 24mm.
The bike has been siting in my garage for almost 2 years and am considering going with GP 4000 ll 25mm

I am not familiar with the S works...
07-21-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By kenshireen

Need recommendation for Tires

I have been riding GP 4000 ll 25mm.
I need new tires and am looking for the least RR with good puncture protection.
Also should I go with 23mm rather than 25,

I am a recreational rider who does...
07-21-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By kenshireen

How do you Clean a Moots

I bought one 2 years ago and was wondering how you clean the frame.
Does anyone know if the Ti is painted over?

thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By kenshireen

Need C02 Inflator for 16g Non Threaded Cartridges

I have a box of 16 guage non-threaded cartridges and am looking for an inflator that can handle these.
Any suggestions would be appreciated

thank you
05-08-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By kenshireen

Looking for a CO2 Inflator for 16G NON-Threaded Cartridges

I have a box of 16g Non-threaded and am having a hard time finding a unit that can handle these.
Any suggestions
09-03-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By kenshireen

Look KEO Cleats-Where is the centerline

I just got these cleats and there is no marking to determine the center as there are on other pedals
How do I find where it is....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,516
Posted By kenshireen

There Really is no use for a Tire Guage.

I use my hand pump and get my tire to 110.
Then to double check I use my digital hand gauge.

The only problem is every time I use the gauge I lose pressure and have to throw some more air into...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By kenshireen

Neck Fatigue and Helmet Weight

Yesterday I was on a 55 mile ride...nothing too strenuous.
With about 10 mile to go my neck got very fatigued.
I actually removed my helmet and rode with it in my hand.
and it didn't feel as bad....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-16, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,084
Posted By kenshireen

I'm thinking of trying a red cleat on my look.....

I'm thinking of trying a red cleat on my look.. Grey
is 4 degrees and red is 9 from what I understand
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,084
Posted By kenshireen

Chrome moly

Chrome moly
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,084
Posted By kenshireen

Speedplay- Ultra Light Pedals

I just switched over to these from look keomax.
I did so to save my knees which are arthritic.

There is a 15 degree float and you can really feel it.
The pedals are recommended for recreational...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By kenshireen

What true "reach" measurement should be in my Opinion

I understand how standard "reach" is measured.

My question is wouldn't it be more accurate if you measured from the center of the saddle to the center of the stem.
The reason that I say that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By kenshireen

Nose Position

When I ride in a seated position my nose (if I look down) is about 1 inch before the stem.
I know this is a strange measurement and you rarely see mention when bike fit discussions
are tossed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By kenshireen

Interesting Observation re: top tube lengths

I have always ridden DT shifters and as a result my hands are usually on the top of the bars so I can easily reach down to grab the levers.
My bike has a 57 cm TT.... it is straight across.
I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By kenshireen

Hand Position

I have always ridden a bike with downtube shifters.
My hands are usually on the top of the bars so I can access the levers.

I have a new bike which is a bit more modern and has STI.
Should I be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By kenshireen

Here is the picture

Here is the picture
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By kenshireen

It's not the head cap (the thing in your fingers)...

It's not the head cap (the thing in your fingers) but rather what the head cap screws onto.. I assume it is the internal expander... I will attach a picture
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By kenshireen

Specialized Stem with Enve Fork

I have this setup on my Moots.
The very top (looking down) at the the top of the fork says "specialized"... the end cap screws into this.
My question is how is this specialized rim attached to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By kenshireen

What size Tubes for a 25mm Continental 4000

I notice that there are several tube sizes that will fit with the tire.
I was wondering what is the best size to get.
Can I use a 19-25 or is there a better size.

Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By kenshireen

No I am considering 110 stems one with +7 or +17...

No I am considering 110 stems one with +7 or +17 and the other with 0 degrees
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-16, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By kenshireen

OK. Dimensions RED: 120/-17/30 BLUE:...

OK. Dimensions RED: 120/-17/30 BLUE: 99/+6/30...."red stem shows 28 MM more reach"
I need help with this....It looks like the red line on the graph is straight yet the example shows -17. Also...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-16, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By kenshireen

0 Degree stem

I have a 8 degree stem on my bike and am considering getting a 0 degree stem that is not adjustable.
If my thinking is correct the 0 degree stem (assuming both are 110) will put my bars further...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-16, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By kenshireen

Thanks for the specs... just curious but what is...

Thanks for the specs... just curious but what is the "front center" measurement.
What kind of bike would you consider the compact....more or an endurance frame or a racer
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By kenshireen

Benefit of a 7 Degree Stem

What are the pros and cons of a +7 degree stem other than to give you a higher position
when you ride... less aero of course. Conversely what is the benefit of a -7 degree stem
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By kenshireen

This is a moot point.... but the bottom of my BB...

This is a moot point.... but the bottom of my BB has the moot serial ID...it is 55M6069.
I took a tape measure and measured from the center of my BB to the top of my seat tube.
It was 51 cm. I did...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-16, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By kenshireen

Mine is a 2005 and the size is a 55M...I...

Mine is a 2005 and the size is a 55M...I measured the ETT and it was 55.5
The Seat tube C-C is only 51 which is why the bike has a long seat post... If you measure you seat tube C-C I think you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By kenshireen

Best saddle for a Ti bike/seatpost

I recently acquired my MOOTS used.
Came with a prologo kappa saddle.
Any suggestions as to what would ride best with a Ti bike.
I use alliante vs on my other bike
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By kenshireen

What kind of a bike was the compact.... Did you...

What kind of a bike was the compact.... Did you buy yours new...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-16, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By kenshireen

What measurement is the 57.5... Could you post a...

What measurement is the 57.5... Could you post a picture of the bike. My bike is a 55. I believe the TT is 55.5
The bike should look exactly like mine.... BTW do you know if the TI used in 2006 is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By kenshireen

MOOTS Question

I just purchased a used MOOTS.
The sticker say "CR"
I called up MOOTS to find out the age of the bike.
The serial # on the bottom bracket was 55m6064.

The guy at MOOTS said the bike was made in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By kenshireen

Head Tube Height is Important but how about Spacers

I understand that HT height is an important measurement to determined vertical height but if the fork isn't cut down and you can use spacers wouldn't this effectively raise the height and have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By kenshireen

Wamoots size-will it fit me

I am 5"11 and not very flexible....a recreational rider...no racing...15-17 mph. Inseam is around 32 inches
Looking at a wamoots 55cm.

Should this be a good size for me
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By kenshireen

How does this bike compare to a VAMOOTS Ti

How does this bike compare to a VAMOOTS Ti
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By kenshireen

Best Value... I am looking to spend at least 2K...

Best Value... I am looking to spend at least 2K if not more
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By kenshireen

Where can i get the Best Price on a Bike

I have looked at Performance/Nashbar/BD/BikeCrazy.

I would some other suggestions...
Willing to buy last year model.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,228
Posted By kenshireen

The new "TUFO" tape gets some excellent...

The new "TUFO" tape gets some excellent reviews
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,228
Posted By kenshireen

Anyone have any Experience with Tubulars

I have always rode clinchers but came across a Colagno with Campy Hyperion Ultra 2 Tubulars.
I read that double sided tape makes changing much easier than gluing.. (Turo)

I always had a fear of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,773
Posted By kenshireen

Quote from Sheldon Brown that doesn't make sense

"Comparing two frames mainly in terms of top-tube length is only valid if both have similar seat tube angles. Generally, each degree of difference corresponds to about a centimeter of top tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By kenshireen

I have had both meniscus cleaned but have grade 4...

I have had both meniscus cleaned but have grade 4 osteo in all 3 compartments in my right knee... yes.. my hammys are tight...do you think that my working on the specific stretches it will reposition...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By kenshireen

Bike Shoes/Cleats Adjusted to Anatomy of Feet

I saw an interesting video by a Bike PT and she indicated that not everyone walks with their feet straight in front... some of us are toe in and others toe out.
Accordingly she said that when cleats...
02-24-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,185
Posted By kenshireen

I took a look at this item... it has an...

I took a look at this item... it has an intergrated BB which the seller switched out to a 105..... Could I replace the BB if I wanted and what kind would I use.
What does integrated refer to......
02-24-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,185
Posted By kenshireen

I never understood why shimano came out with R...

I never understood why shimano came out with R series.... How does the R700 compare with Ultegra
02-23-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,185
Posted By kenshireen

the whole bike is dura ace so I really would like...

the whole bike is dura ace so I really would like to keep it that way... I'm a roadie snob... if I can't ride good I may as well look good
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