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01-31-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,133
Posted By frogmorton

Specialized Throws LBSs Under the Bus

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/products/specialized-goes-direct-sales-for-us-customers
11-22-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By frogmorton

The way I do it is >60 bib shorts 50-60 bib...

The way I do it is
>60 bib shorts
50-60 bib shorts with leg warmers
<50 insulated full length bibs
i donít see a need for insulated bib shorts.
10-20-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By frogmorton

Hereís a possibility. The factory couldnít get...

Hereís a possibility. The factory couldnít get the pedal on either and scratched up the crank trying. They set it aside and accidentally shipped it. Maybe the bike shop did nothing wrong. Order...
10-18-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By frogmorton

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/15cd9a3c_d598_4a02_b727_7712f2f5ed34_ebe871c8521d97e5619f2adc6590288c59036958.jpeg
I like my RockyMounts setup for our road bikes.
10-08-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,102
Posted By frogmorton

OP says his chain comes off every 10 rides or so....

OP says his chain comes off every 10 rides or so. That is way not acceptable. Your chain should never come off.

Myself, I change the chain when my Park Tool gauge will drop easily into the...
10-03-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By frogmorton

The only place I use a torque wrench is on the...

The only place I use a torque wrench is on the seat post on my carbon frame. The nuts are recessed in the frame and it would be a huge problem if I stripped them. It only takes a few minutes to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By frogmorton

Iíd look at seat post and cleats.

Iíd look at seat post and cleats.
08-24-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By frogmorton

Tighten it until the narrowest part of the slot...

Tighten it until the narrowest part of the slot cutout has about 1/4Ē gap. 1/2Ē is too too tight. Both of mine donít need adjustment but one a year or so. https://selleanatomica.com/pages/setup
08-23-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By frogmorton

4 years with my bolt and no problems. IPhone X...

4 years with my bolt and no problems. IPhone X and all wahoo sensors.
03-10-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By frogmorton

My Kickr is that way. The centerline of the bike...

My Kickr is that way. The centerline of the bike is offset from the center of the kickr. Just the way it is. Ride on.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,256
Posted By frogmorton

Once clipped in I donít notice any difference in...

Once clipped in I donít notice any difference in feel between SPD and SPD-SL. I ride SPD because itís easier to walk in the shoes.
12-23-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,904
Posted By frogmorton

The kickr update that dropped this week should...

The kickr update that dropped this week should address this. The update says it addressed power readings at low flywheel speeds.

Edit: DC Rainmaker says the wahoo update fixed his concerns.
12-22-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,904
Posted By frogmorton

On the snap, tighten the roller until it just...

On the snap, tighten the roller until it just touches the tire, then two complete revolutions more. I marked the knob with some paint so I could keep track of the turns.
12-19-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,904
Posted By frogmorton

I used a kickr snap for three seasons and enjoyed...

I used a kickr snap for three seasons and enjoyed it. I just upgraded to the kickr 2020 and find the experience more enjoyable.
No Bluetooth dropouts ever.
No more spin down calibrations
No more...
12-03-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By frogmorton

I was running one from the Robert axle project...

I was running one from the Robert axle project for a while and it worked fine.
11-29-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,396
Posted By frogmorton

You get around this by running the Zwift...

You get around this by running the Zwift companion app on your phone. Everything pairs through that. Surprisingly slick

+1 on the remote sucking. The one weak point in this setup.
11-01-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,129
Posted By frogmorton

If you decide to buy it, make the exchange in the...

If you decide to buy it, make the exchange in the police station parking lot. Our police encourage that. It is under video surveillance. He wonít know where you live. And if he wonít agree to it,...
10-24-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,653
Posted By frogmorton

If you ride regularly, you will get a flat....

If you ride regularly, you will get a flat. Learning to fix it is easy. Not carrying equip to fix it yourself and depending on others to help you is selfish.
10-13-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,793
Posted By frogmorton

Reversing the battery is the method advised by...

Reversing the battery is the method advised by wahoo. Wonít hurt anything.
10-06-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By frogmorton

Yes. It comes up as a drive named ELEMNT-BOLT. ...

Yes. It comes up as a drive named ELEMNT-BOLT. The .fit files you need to delete (or backup somewhere else) are in the "exports" folder. The drive won't be recognized when you plug it in unless...
10-05-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By frogmorton

Mine started doing that after I had a few hundred...

Mine started doing that after I had a few hundred rides saved on the bolt. Delete them through the app. If the app wonít delete them, connect it to your computer and delete them that way and then do...
09-25-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By frogmorton

I had that problem with my hotshot on a bag with...

I had that problem with my hotshot on a bag with a thin fabric loop to attach it to. Lost the light and had to replace it. My solution was to take a small strip of gaffers tape and wrap it around the...
09-15-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By frogmorton

Had three different situations in our family...

Had three different situations in our family recently that all sounded like BB only when pedaling. One was a rear thru axle not tight enough. One was a seat post. One was a shoe cleat that just...
08-27-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 24,919
Posted By frogmorton

Iíve only been riding three years. After the...

Iíve only been riding three years. After the initial investment I probably spend about 2k a year on maintenance, new gear, traveling to events and entry fees. One of my previous hobbies was...
08-19-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,399
Posted By frogmorton

I rode a unicycle a lot as a teenager. I had a...

I rode a unicycle a lot as a teenager. I had a 20Ē and also a 6í giraffe. That was 40 years ago. I can still ride the 20Ē but wonít get on the 6 footer any more. My son rides them now. I never had a...
08-06-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,678
Posted By frogmorton

I have 4000 miles on my H2. It is the single best...

I have 4000 miles on my H2. It is the single best investment I have made in cycling.
07-25-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,180
Posted By frogmorton

A little googling says that you shout early able...

A little googling says that you shout early able to put 28mm tires on a 2007 Roubaix. I have put 32mm on my 2017.
07-19-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,057
Posted By frogmorton

A flat should only be a 5 minute interruption to...

A flat should only be a 5 minute interruption to your ride. Practice at home. Use CO2 so you donít get tired pumping. Carry a pump for backup of that makes you feel better.
06-30-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,087
Posted By frogmorton

Your friend is a ******bag troll. if he were...

Your friend is a ******bag troll.
if he were to ride a few thousand mike in a season, he would see the beauty. If he doesnít do that, itís pointless to try to convince him.
06-20-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,577
Posted By frogmorton

Start the unit and connect it to your computer....

Start the unit and connect it to your computer. Browse to the exports folder and look for the .fit file for your ride. If itís there you might be able to do something with it like manually imports it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,738
Posted By frogmorton

Look for churches along the ride to fill up from...

Look for churches along the ride to fill up from their outdoor water faucet. They arenít likely to give you trouble over it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,803
Posted By frogmorton

My Roubaix (2017) came with three different...

My Roubaix (2017) came with three different springs for the shock to adjust it.
05-26-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,539
Posted By frogmorton

My buddies and I have been showing up to the...

My buddies and I have been showing up to the cancelled events, getting last years routes off ridewithgps, and riding them anyway.
02-24-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By frogmorton

02-14-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,233
Posted By frogmorton

I love my bolt. But the maps are rather crude. It...

I love my bolt. But the maps are rather crude. It works well enough for me the couple times a year I need the navigation. If I really needed beautiful maps every day I would look for something else.
01-28-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,342
Posted By frogmorton

I have a specialized Roubaix. You can, and I...

I have a specialized Roubaix. You can, and I have, put 32mm tires on it.works good for light gravel. If I were to do it again I would get the Diverge. Very similar bike, but you can put up to 42mm on...
01-06-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,271
Posted By frogmorton

The OP is a troll that comes to this forum every...

The OP is a troll that comes to this forum every few months to stir things up and then sit back on his trike and eat popcorn. Donít feed the trolls.
01-04-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,537
Posted By frogmorton

I degrease with simple green and lube with...

I degrease with simple green and lube with ProLink. I like it because it doesnít seem to attract too much dirt and smells good. Smells like the oil used on brass musical instruments. I donít really...
01-01-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,548
Posted By frogmorton

Iíve had two hotshot 100s. Lost the first one. If...

Iíve had two hotshot 100s. Lost the first one. If I were to buy a new one, Iíd get the 150 or 200 because they charge with micro usb cables. The 100 used a mini usb, which is antiquated. It is the...
01-01-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By frogmorton

Here is a ride I did this year in Illinois from...

Here is a ride I did this year in Illinois from Edwardsville to Greenville and back in a loop. The first half has stops ever 15 mi or so. The second half has a stretch of 30 mi or so with no stops....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,675
Posted By frogmorton

Bikepacked the Katy Trail. 240 miles of cold and...

Bikepacked the Katy Trail. 240 miles of cold and rain. Great memories with friends.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,724
Posted By frogmorton

I have Mavic cosmic pro ust wheels. Iím running...

I have Mavic cosmic pro ust wheels. Iím running specialized Roubaix tires. They were a ***** to get on and Iím not looking forward to a flat in the field. Before the flames start for not running...
09-27-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By frogmorton

I went through a few tickr fits in a pretty short...

I went through a few tickr fits in a pretty short time. Then I just swapped out the strap for a polar strap and have had good luck for about 3000 miles. I now think the previous its were good and it...
09-21-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,840
Posted By frogmorton

I have stenosis and bulging discs. Iíve been...

I have stenosis and bulging discs. Iíve been getting cortisone injections and get about 4 months of relief. Just had one yesterday. Thatís been keeping me on a road bike for the last two years. Just...
09-13-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,409
Posted By frogmorton

Tailfin. https://www.tailfin.cc/ I used...

Tailfin. https://www.tailfin.cc/

I used these bags on my Roubaix for a 4 day bikepacking trip.
Not cheap. I was lucky to find a set on ebay for pennies on the dollar.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,233
Posted By frogmorton

I have a 2017 Roubaix and the rear wheel (Axis...

I have a 2017 Roubaix and the rear wheel (Axis Elite) broke 3 spokes over the course of two years. At about 5500 miles I just bought new wheels because I wasn't trusting those wheels on a long ride.
09-11-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,977
Posted By frogmorton

You might try the adaptive cycling forum.

You might try the adaptive cycling forum.
08-15-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,515
Posted By frogmorton

When I stay in a hotel, I take the bike to my...

When I stay in a hotel, I take the bike to my room. Iíve never had anyone say anything when I roll it through the lobby and I to the elevator.
08-14-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,975
Posted By frogmorton

I have a big compressor and a park tool inflator...

I have a big compressor and a park tool inflator head. But I rarely use it. I find myself going to my specialized floor pump. Just handier. About $60.
08-09-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,000
Posted By frogmorton

Seems like a troll thread to me. If Iím wrong,...

Seems like a troll thread to me. If Iím wrong, seek a marriage counselor. This is not a good place to get relationship advice.
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