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Forum: For Sale
04-30-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By bikepro

Garmin Edge 1000

Garmin Edge 1000 with original, new out front and quarter turn mounts.

$195.00.

PayPal please.
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12-14-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,591
Posted By bikepro

Performance in Plano is closing as well.

Performance in Plano is closing as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By bikepro

As mentioned below, these are tubular rims that...

As mentioned below, these are tubular rims that require tubular tires. My question: Do you know how to mount tubulars? There are numerous articles on the web, but it they are still not as easy as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By bikepro

I had the same problem. I clipped them off with...

I had the same problem. I clipped them off with nail clippers and no longer have the problem.
09-18-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By bikepro

You need the Campy bearing removal and...

You need the Campy bearing removal and replacement tool.

Ceramic is a waste of money.

http://www.lickbike.com/productpage.php?PART_NUM_SUB=2445-00
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,918
Posted By bikepro

If you go to the 11/32, you'll need the SRAM...

If you go to the 11/32, you'll need the SRAM WiFli medium RD. Perhaps even with the 11/25 to be safe.
04-02-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By bikepro

Assuming you are not using bladed spokes, you...

Assuming you are not using bladed spokes, you need to stress relieve the spokes. When you turn the spoke nipple, the spoke will twist a little. If you don't stress relieve them, the first time you...
03-29-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,187
Posted By bikepro

I paid extra and got "made from fresh metal,...

I paid extra and got "made from fresh metal, never frozen or concentrate". I hope it is worth it.
03-16-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,280
Posted By bikepro

You do have quite a few spacers uner the handle...

You do have quite a few spacers uner the handle bars, and the stem is flipped up. This gives you a fairly relaxed position. If it's comfortable, leave it. Just one thing, however. If you have an all...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,212
Posted By bikepro

Wider rims also need wider tires. I have the HED...

Wider rims also need wider tires. I have the HED Belgium Plus rims which have an exterior width of 25 mm. A nice match for the 25 mm schwalbe tires.

Aside from the tire size, the real restrictions...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 21,678
Posted By bikepro

As everyone else said, the Continentals are not...

As everyone else said, the Continentals are not tubeless. A non-tubeless road tire should never be used as a tubeless. On the other hand, some non-tubeless road rims can be converted to tubeless. For...
02-24-17, 09:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,317
Posted By bikepro

The dog must be confined and observed for 10 days...

The dog must be confined and observed for 10 days to check for signs of rabies. A "rabies test" requires that the animal be killed and the head sent to a lab for the rabies test. Also, rabies shots...
02-24-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,317
Posted By bikepro

Absolutely. That a dog "was defending their...

Absolutely. That a dog "was defending their territory" is no excuse for biting.

In addition to reporting this, the OP should have gone to the emergency room for antibiotics and possibly a tetanus...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,249
Posted By bikepro

I had one of these. While it is extremely bright,...

I had one of these. While it is extremely bright, I'm fairly sure it won't last for a century. Of course, it depends on how long you take.

I now have their Quad Red. Not quite as bright, but still...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-17, 11:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,165
Posted By bikepro

i've found that a seat post with a two bolt...

i've found that a seat post with a two bolt adjustment is the best for adjusting the tilt.
I start with the saddle flat. To do this, I lay a perfectly flat item over the saddle. Then use a level....
02-16-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,215
Posted By bikepro

The defacto bible for using a power meter. ...

The defacto bible for using a power meter.

http://www.ipmultisport.com/ref_lib/Coggan_Power_Meter.pdf
01-20-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,367
Posted By bikepro

Where's the "Underwear Nazi" when you need...

Where's the "Underwear Nazi" when you need em?
01-09-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,887
Posted By bikepro

Not to belabor the point, but tubulars are not a...

Not to belabor the point, but tubulars are not a good choice for how you are riding, especially with the tire you are using. This is a cotton tubular and I'm sure it rides nice -- but at what cost. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By bikepro

I think you're right. The tab at the back of the...

I think you're right. The tab at the back of the pedal is to flip them over to insert your foot into the clip.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,614
Posted By bikepro

It looks like Strava can read a GPX file. ...

It looks like Strava can read a GPX file.

Here's something to convert CSV to GPX.

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-convert-csv-to-gpx
12-16-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By bikepro

OTTO | OTTO Tuning System - 10 & 11 speed...

OTTO | OTTO Tuning System - 10 & 11 speed cassette (http://ottodesignworks.com/shop/otto-tuning-system-10-11-speed-cassette)
12-16-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,069
Posted By bikepro

Any time you change the effective pedal stack...

Any time you change the effective pedal stack height, it affects the saddle height. Different pedals or shoes or even foot beds of differing thicknesses.
12-13-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,047
Posted By bikepro

Before you get tubeless tires, be sure your...

Before you get tubeless tires, be sure your wheels are tubeless-ready. Not all rims are safe to use with tubeless. There are numerous articles on the Internet describing the difference between...
12-11-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By bikepro

This is why you always carry a spare pair of...

This is why you always carry a spare pair of shorts.
12-10-16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,876
Posted By bikepro

Well, on track bikes, they ride a fixed gear with...

Well, on track bikes, they ride a fixed gear with toe clips and cleats. They are worse than clipless because you can't just twist your foot out. Anyway, they do it all the time with no dire results....
12-06-16, 10:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,885
Posted By bikepro

You can be easily recognized as the one NOT...

You can be easily recognized as the one NOT rolling a tubular. Taking short cuts mounting tubulars never end well.
12-06-16, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,885
Posted By bikepro

It's ok to use clincher rims to stretch tubulars....

It's ok to use clincher rims to stretch tubulars. I've done this, and there's no reason not to inflate them.

I would not recommend reusing Tufo tape. I've never used it, but it sounds like a bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By bikepro

It's nothing like a Brooks. The side may flex a...

It's nothing like a Brooks. The side may flex a little, but I never noticed anything. It's more marketing than anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,506
Posted By bikepro

Bonus points for being their first post as well....

Bonus points for being their first post as well. Bravo!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,788
Posted By bikepro

Get and read "Training and Racing with a Power...

Get and read "Training and Racing with a Power Meter", by Allen and Coggan, before you decide.
11-13-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By bikepro

Been discussed at length here: ...

Been discussed at length here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/449465-measuring-chain-length.html

I use the "large-large" method and have no problems. However, I'm pretty sure I...
11-13-16, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,330
Posted By bikepro

The first thing you should do is buy and read...

The first thing you should do is buy and read "Training and Racing with a Power Meter", by Allen and Coggan. It'll tell you everything you need to know. Pay attention to "Functional Threshold Power"...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,299
Posted By bikepro

I just installed this. It was the easiest padded...

I just installed this. It was the easiest padded tape I've used.

Fabric Knurl Handlebar Tape (http://www.artscyclery.com/descpage-FB6KNTP.html?gclid=CLaSoI_9m9ACFZSFaQodDAwIDw)
11-09-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,201
Posted By bikepro

Or this: Specialized CG-R seatpost review -...

Or this:

Specialized CG-R seatpost review - BikeRadar USA (http://www.bikeradar.com/us/road/gear/category/components/seat-post-seat-pin/product/review-specialized-cg-r-seatpost-14-48630/)

The...
11-08-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,057
Posted By bikepro

I wasn't aware that giving your age was a...

I wasn't aware that giving your age was a requirement. Buy what you want.
11-08-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,729
Posted By bikepro

+1 ...

+1

https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/write-your-business-plan
11-06-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By bikepro

Well, you don't need to be in Germany to locate...

Well, you don't need to be in Germany to locate anything in Germany. Just specify a start and end location in Germany and see what happens. I'm sure it'll work as well there as where you currently...
11-01-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By bikepro

It looks a little like the old Bell V1 Pro, which...

It looks a little like the old Bell V1 Pro, which was a take off on the original "leather hairnet".
10-31-16, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,003
Posted By bikepro

You'll get better results posting in the Electric...

You'll get better results posting in the Electric Bikes forum.
10-30-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,427
Posted By bikepro

+10

+10
10-25-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,575
Posted By bikepro

Latex tubes are not lighter. The advantage of...

Latex tubes are not lighter. The advantage of latex is that it's more puncture resistant and is more supple. If you combine a latex tube with a high quality Open Tubular, the ride quality is as good...
10-16-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,933
Posted By bikepro

The best way to stretch them is before you put...

The best way to stretch them is before you put glue on them, mount them on a clean rim, inflate them to around 125 PSI and let them sit over night. IF you don't have a clean tubular rim, you can use...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By bikepro

Yes, it's not good to stretch cold muscles. It...

Yes, it's not good to stretch cold muscles. It better to ride 10 or so miles at an easy pace, then stop and stretch. I also stretch after shtetl ride.
10-16-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,933
Posted By bikepro

Yes this is normal. When some people don't know...

Yes this is normal. When some people don't know the answer, they compensate by being a wise ASCII.
10-15-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By bikepro

The only way I know is to edit the FIT file. Each...

The only way I know is to edit the FIT file. Each ride is stored in a separate file on the Garmin. If you attach the Garmin to your computer with a USB cable, you will be able to see the files stored...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,399
Posted By bikepro

There are several that are brighter, but they all...

There are several that are brighter, but they all (that I know of) have external batteries. I have the Quad Red and the Dinotte 400R+ (Daytime) which is 400 lumens, but has an external battery. I...
10-13-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 19,215
Posted By bikepro

They don't seem to be consistent. For instance,...

They don't seem to be consistent. For instance, the Day Time Red (400+) is rated at 400 lumens.

DAYTIME RED Taillight - 400+ Lumens seat post, seat stay, chain stay or rack mount (Li-ion Endurance...
10-12-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By bikepro

The Quad Red is very good. I've had one for about...

The Quad Red is very good. I've had one for about a month. 200 lumens and an integrated battery and USB charge.
10-12-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By bikepro

If you pack anything yourself, they mark it...

If you pack anything yourself, they mark it "Packed by Owner". They are not responsible for things you pack.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,947
Posted By bikepro

A reusable shopping bag full of steaks, discarded...

A reusable shopping bag full of steaks, discarded on the edge of a field. It was winter and they were still frozen. I thought about taking a few home, but remembered it was very warm the prior day....
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