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06-13-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By BikingViking793

I haven't seen a new sora crank for that cheap. ...

I haven't seen a new sora crank for that cheap. Where would I get it? I think $80 is the cheapest I have seen with the direct from China ebay sellers. With the post being weird I was probably just...
06-13-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By BikingViking793

I will if there are going to be any issues, but...

I will if there are going to be any issues, but it looks like an extra $100 to the build and I have this 11 speed crankset sitting around.
06-13-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By BikingViking793

11 speed road crankset with 9 speed group?

I have a 11 speed road shimano crankset. I think I'm going to be building a 9 speed sora bike. Will the 11 speed crank work ok if everything else is 9 speed? So sora dearaileurs, cassette,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks for the links, but those are disc brakes.

Thanks for the links, but those are disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By BikingViking793

Road Wheelset 135mm rim brake 11 speed

I'm working on a budget bike build and not being able to find wheels that match what I want. My frame is 135mm qr with rim brakes and I was hoping to make the bike 11 speed. Is this a combination I...
05-19-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By BikingViking793

Installing RS500 crankset question

I'm going to be installing a Shimano RS500 crankset. Can someone tell me where the small ring in the picture goes?...
05-15-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks for the reply. If I found a better...

Thanks for the reply. If I found a better headset would I have to change the cups or are they universal?
05-15-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By BikingViking793

Road Headset

So I'm trying to learn more about bikes by building one. I have an Evo Vantage 5.0 frameset. Seems to have a pretty cheap headset, but trying to confirm what kind it is. My research has lead me to a...
05-15-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By BikingViking793

I changed to the 90mm with 17 degrees and it does...

I changed to the 90mm with 17 degrees and it does seem to feel a bit better. I'll see what I think after a few more rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks for sharing. Looks pretty good in his...

Thanks for sharing. Looks pretty good in his videos. One thing that I thought of while watching is if I'd ever be able to find a new derailleur hanger if it broke....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By BikingViking793

Evo Vantage 5.0 frameset

I really want to build a bike just for fun and to work on my mechanical skills. Since I don't really need a bike and am not sure how this will turn out I want to keep it on a pretty good budget. I...
05-03-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By BikingViking793

I found this interesting calculator. Stem...

I found this interesting calculator.
Stem Comparison Tool | yojimg.net (http://yojimg.net/bike/web_tools/stem.php)
Still not too sure what size stem I might want to try. Assuming the current is...
05-03-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By BikingViking793

Yes I measured from the pedal to the top of the...

Yes I measured from the pedal to the top of the saddle. Not sure how I would measure the saddle compared to the BB. These are my bikes btw. Fuji is size 49 and Felt is size 54....
05-03-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By BikingViking793

I guess its a little more complicated. I was...

I guess its a little more complicated. I was looking at the specs for the bike stock, but I bought it used and am sure the stem is not stock. The stock stem was 90mm and +7. The stem on it of...
05-03-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By BikingViking793

Thank you for the link. I compared my two bikes...

Thank you for the link. I compared my two bikes this morning and the differences were more obvious than I would have thought. The cyclocross seat was up a little higher and the bars are lower and...
05-02-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By BikingViking793

I'm pretty sure it's not that as I don't have...

I'm pretty sure it's not that as I don't have problems on my road bike. They are different bikes so that's why I'm having some trouble with set up. I'll try to put them next to each other again and...
05-02-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By BikingViking793

Numb hands on cyclocross bike

Hello. Last year I got a Fuji Cross Comp cyclocross bike. I like it a lot but am having trouble with fit. When riding my hands go numb easy and my lower back feels a little strained on longer...
03-07-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By BikingViking793

Medial Knee pain after new shoes

I recently switched shoes and since then I have had some medial knee pain or maybe discomfort is a better description. When I first switched I noticed the insides of both knees getting this warm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By BikingViking793

Just to update. The tire slowly got worse and...

Just to update. The tire slowly got worse and the bumps actually opened up and started delaminating I guess you could say. Clearly some sort of manufacturers defect as it remained only the one side...
02-29-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By BikingViking793

Will a new GPS computer be funner?

I'm debating getting a better bike computer. I currently just have a Bryton Rider 10 which has worked well enough and does the basics. One thing I miss a little is strava segments, and I would like...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By BikingViking793

From the inside of the tire there is no evidence...

From the inside of the tire there is no evidence of any issue. It's like the rubber is just extra thick there. Didn't see anything strange with the tube either. I've been riding this tire for like 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By BikingViking793

Continental Training Tire issue

I noticed today that my Continental training tire has some weird bumps on the sidewall and only on one side. If you don't view from just the right angle they are hard to see. The picture shows just...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By BikingViking793

I'm pretty sure they would be 5600 given the age...

I'm pretty sure they would be 5600 given the age and being 10 speed?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By BikingViking793

Shifters 2008 Fuji Cross Comp

I want to replace the rubber hoods on my 2008 Fuji Cross Comp, they feel rather sticky and cleaning doesn't seem to fix it. Does anyone know what number shifters they would be? The only specs I can...
12-10-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks, that probably explains it. Glad there is...

Thanks, that probably explains it. Glad there is nothing up with Shimano. I forgot about the tariffs till I was getting some weird responses here and started thinking more.
12-10-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

seems that way. But why the big increase? ...

seems that way. But why the big increase? Something wrong with Shimano production? Tariffs? Figured there must be some reason.
12-10-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

Here is a thread from last year: ...

Here is a thread from last year:

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1144074-m530-m520.html

somebody mentions 520 for $25 and 530 for $28. Those are the prices I am used to...
12-10-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

well it was just a few weeks ago and the silver...

well it was just a few weeks ago and the silver and white were like $22. I donít think it was free shipping but total was less than $30 Iím sure. Should have bought then but didnít. Now they seem to...
12-10-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

Except you could get them for under $30 on Amazon...

Except you could get them for under $30 on Amazon just a few weeks ago.
12-10-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

I think all the Shimano come with cleats.

I think all the Shimano come with cleats.
12-10-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

yes it does. Thatís how much I bought my 540 for...

yes it does. Thatís how much I bought my 540 for not so long ago. Thought maybe there was some known reason for the increase.
12-10-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

well they all seem to be up in price. I was...

well they all seem to be up in price. I was thinking the 520. But while shopping noticed they are all really expensive relative to like a year ago, Well in the USA.
12-10-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By BikingViking793

Price of Shimano SPD pedals

Iím looking for some new Shimano Mtn SPD pedals and the prices are all so high now. The bottom price clipless mountain pedals that used to go for $25 seem to be $40 everywhere. Anyone know why?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By BikingViking793

I have some size 44 Shimano shoes now. Seem to...

I have some size 44 Shimano shoes now. Seem to be better. Iím stuck indoor now so wonít have a real long ride for a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks for all the responses. I did a little...

Thanks for all the responses. I did a little test just now. Rode a few miles and then took off my shoes and socks right away. Both feet have a red mark right behind the big toe and it goes down a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By BikingViking793

Feet get numb

Usually at about 10 miles into a ride my feet start getting numb. Usually at that point I try to move my feet around a bit. What is the most likely cause? Shoes seem to be the right size. Thanks.
06-29-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,668
Posted By BikingViking793

Here are a couple more pics. I don't think I can...

Here are a couple more pics. I don't think I can move up too much.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/bikefit2_b72eb7b4bbba578c06713e89e78ea8d65665de41.jpg...
06-29-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,668
Posted By BikingViking793

How does this angle look? ...

How does this angle look?

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x500/bikefit_d9db2450244b3d9c89be5f35a7a32a8d2db2b3e7.jpg
06-28-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,668
Posted By BikingViking793

Anyone have any thoughts on me having this issue...

Anyone have any thoughts on me having this issue after changing my saddle? Last year with the same bike I had no issues, but now with the new saddle it seems to be showing up. I'm pretty sure I...
06-28-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,668
Posted By BikingViking793

Yes I was going to try to keep my cadence up. ...

Yes I was going to try to keep my cadence up. Right now I don't have anything giving me my cadence so it's hard to say what I have been using. I'll have to get a cadence sensor.
06-28-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,668
Posted By BikingViking793

Knee Pain

I'm in my 3rd year of road cycling and have just started having this weird knee pain. I'm pretty sure it is from changing my seat. Last year I would have this weird soreness in the groin area where...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,667
Posted By BikingViking793

I have a Rider 10. And it has been great. When...

I have a Rider 10. And it has been great. When I step up to something better I will be getting another Bryton.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19,528
Views: 4,136,806
Posted By BikingViking793

https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/5451...

https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/54515602_10213520401991230_1533056578800844800_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=79aa01e4318097c136444ea8cc0be18e&oe=5D3EC7CC
New 105...
03-12-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By BikingViking793

Well after slow week of emails it looks like they...

Well after slow week of emails it looks like they are sending me a part. Hope it arrived quickly and fixed my problem.
03-09-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By BikingViking793

Elite trainer customer service

I have been using an Elite Quobo Digital Smart B+ trainer for a little over a year and now its having some issues. Suddenly the resistance is always really high. I've been emailing with customer...
03-05-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By BikingViking793

Adjusting rear derailleur Claris road bike

I've been trying to adjust the rear derailleur on my road bike with all Claris. I can use the barrel adjuster to get it really well tuned in, but by the next time I ride it is out of wack already. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By BikingViking793

Looked good till I saw the price....

Looked good till I saw the price....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By BikingViking793

yes, Felt recommended getting a cheap post. Iím...

yes, Felt recommended getting a cheap post. Iím just
looking for something quicker where I donít have to remove the seat or wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By BikingViking793

Quick Maintenance Stand

I'm looking for a stand I can quickly use to hold up my bike and spin the crank. I have a Felt Z75 disc and Felt said I should not clamp the frame or the seat post. I have a regular maintenance stand...
01-12-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By BikingViking793

Hollowtech II bottom bracket help

I'm going to try to replace the bottom bracket on my 2015 Felt Z75 disc. I purchased a new bottom bracket which should fit, it is a shimano SM-BBR60. Based on this I think I need the Part tool...
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