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06-22-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By bres dad

Any information I can. Was it a limited edition?...

Any information I can. Was it a limited edition? Racing edition? Year(s) made? Model?
06-22-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By bres dad

Info needed on 'Bianchi Mavic'

There is a near mint (green at that) Bianchi at a shop not far from me. There is no model indicated on the frame other than a few 'Mavic' stickers, on the top tube and on the drive side stay (not...
05-13-16, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By bres dad

I've got the 300 on my secondary bike and really...

I've got the 300 on my secondary bike and really don't like it much. I've had issues with it and its going to be replaced. Right now, I'm considering a Garmin Edge 520 vs. using my phone with Wahoo,...
05-12-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By bres dad

Looking for new bike computer set up

I'm looking to replace the Bontrager computer on my secondary bike (don't remember its model off hand.) It does have an ANT+ speed/cadence sensor. My Primary bike has a Bontrager Node 1.1 w/ dual...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,365
Posted By bres dad

Not me but my daughter. She had just got a new...

Not me but my daughter. She had just got a new mountain bike. This was the first multi-speed bike and the first without coaster brakes she ever had. We went out on a family ride. I was hanging back...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,121
Posted By bres dad

last ride of the fall: ...

last ride of the fall:
http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq152/cdd29/IMG_20151022_1622251681_zps5kkd6kja.jpg...
01-20-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By bres dad

I've got full SRAM 2x10 X7 (type 2 w/ clutch) and...

I've got full SRAM 2x10 X7 (type 2 w/ clutch) and am satisfied. I've never really noticed the 'clunk' many describe but I do think its smoother and less chain slap than the X5 it replaced.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-16, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 39,703
Posted By bres dad

If you can, take it to your LBS for a proper fit...

If you can, take it to your LBS for a proper fit & measurement.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-16, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,672
Posted By bres dad

We have an 09 Ford Taurus X. Its not really a...

We have an 09 Ford Taurus X. Its not really a Taurus so Im not sure why its called that but its misleading. Very similar to the Flex (the Flex ultimately replaced the T-X.) Third row seating, AWD....
09-03-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,530,104
Posted By bres dad

'13 Specialized RockHopper: ...

'13 Specialized RockHopper:
http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq152/cdd29/b26a4e48-2896-411d-8c9a-cb1f7ab6aac0_zpsjq6a3eie.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,121
Posted By bres dad

White Water Canal, Metamora Indiana

Wife and I took the day off and did some trail riding by a abandoned section of the White Water Canal that use to link Cincinnati to some smaller towns in south east Indiana. This is the remains of...
08-27-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,312
Posted By bres dad

May be off target a bit, but what about the...

May be off target a bit, but what about the concept bike that Colnago did? I haven't found much on it but I do remember seeing something about this being used, about 3/4 down the page:

This is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-15, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,121
Posted By bres dad

Out last night trail riding with my daughter near...

Out last night trail riding with my daughter near an old dam hidden away in town:

http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq152/cdd29/IMG_20150818_1932038621_zpsjqn7n48e.jpg...
08-13-15, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

The LBS wanted to check the bike out just in case...

The LBS wanted to check the bike out just in case there might be something that would be eligible for a warranty replacement. He said the seat post was banging around in the frame and ended up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27,185
Views: 17,762,379
Posted By bres dad

just picked up a wife offending, potential...

just picked up a wife offending, potential marriage ending Paramount PDG Series 7. Got it from the original owner. Ive changed a few things out *gone are the gold bling trim. Put on a Shimanoo 50/34...
08-10-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By bres dad

For me, it depends on the bike. My main bike is...

For me, it depends on the bike. My main bike is black & white w/ orange accents, black bar tape. My backup bike is all blue with black tape. The third bike in the stable is red with white trim,...
08-10-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By bres dad

Which handlebar tape to use... black or matching accents on the bike?

When you build a bike up, do you normally use a neutral color (black or white), try to match the frame's primary color or go for matching colored accents on the bike?
08-10-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

Cale, I love the bike, don't get me wrong. Some...

Cale, I love the bike, don't get me wrong. Some of these noises are irritating. Some of my research has said some of what I'm experiencing could be signs of larger problems, as well as simple...
08-10-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

It doesn't have the RS500. Its got a 5800 105...

It doesn't have the RS500. Its got a 5800 105 crank. Its definitely the seat post. I pulled a seat post off of another bike and swapped it out... dead quiet.
08-10-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

navinsipe, are you talking about where the seat...

navinsipe, are you talking about where the seat post connects to the seat? Do you have a photo? There are a few different styles of seat post that have been used on the Domane. This is mine.
08-07-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

Just got back from the shop. They confirmed its...

Just got back from the shop. They confirmed its the seat post banging around on either the frame or something in the frame. They're slammed prepping bikes for a few local events happening this...
08-07-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,767,467
Posted By bres dad

I've got the same (threaded version though) on my...

I've got the same (threaded version though) on my Schwinn 974. I like the idea of the Schwinn decals on the fork. Will have to look into it...
08-07-15, 05:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

It could be. It was late when I was working on...

It could be. It was late when I was working on this last night, normally when I'm in bed so I didn't want to pursue it any more for the night. The seat bolts were pretty tight. I've had issues with...
08-06-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

I think we have our answer. I took the bike off...

I think we have our answer. I took the bike off the stand and sat it on the ground putting pressure on the seat. As it made contact with the ground... POP! I removed the seat post and clamp and took...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,613
Posted By bres dad

Though possible, I doubt the seat post would wind...

Though possible, I doubt the seat post would wind up an anal probe or the equiv of something you'd see in the red room of 50 Shades of Gray... keep an eye on it and for other 'series' bikes if you...
08-06-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

This bike has no internal cables. All of the...

This bike has no internal cables. All of the guides seem tight. I'm going to remove the seat post and see what it does (standing up of course... sitting would be painful :/

I've read the old rule...
08-06-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

I'm on a witch hunt trying to figure out what the...

I'm on a witch hunt trying to figure out what the popping is and if its serious. I took it out for a test ride and noticed a lot of vibration on the non drive side crank arm. It wiggles and one bolt...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,613
Posted By bres dad

The problem with the idea of using use a standard...

The problem with the idea of using use a standard seat post on one of those is that there isn't enough of the seat tube sticking up above the top tube. I had seriously thought about it
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,613
Posted By bres dad

There is a way to fix it. There used to be a...

There is a way to fix it. There used to be a person in a Facebook forum for the SAS bikes (Schwinn Aluminum Series... 564, 754, etc) that would put a collar above the screw that releases/tightens the...
08-05-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,299
Posted By bres dad

Found this and just couldn't pass it up, a near...

Found this and just couldn't pass it up, a near mint Paramount Series 7 from the early 90's. One of the Japanese built yes, but still a nice bike. Really pissed the wife off with it too...
08-05-15, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

The rim issue is fixed. Ran the wheel to the LBS...

The rim issue is fixed. Ran the wheel to the LBS (figured maybe 5 minutes with them would be cheaper than return shipping) and the cap on the non-drive side came unscrewed, allowing lateral movement...
08-05-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,788
Posted By bres dad

I'm in a similar boat. I really don't want to...

I'm in a similar boat. I really don't want to spend the $$ on another bike computer. I'm considering getting a Bluetooth sensor (cheap ones on ebay for about $20-$25), phone mount and then find a...
08-05-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

Issues with #1...

Issues with #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) happened before I put the Vuelta wheels on the bike. I've also swapped the wheels out before troubleshooting and it...
08-05-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

Normally when I ride, I'll spin in the small...

Normally when I ride, I'll spin in the small chain ring til warmed up then depending where I'm at and whom I'm with, I'll switch to the large. On the rear I usually stay in the middle to outer gears...
08-04-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,103
Posted By bres dad

Trek Domane 4.3 issues... ready to get rid of the damn bike

Ok, not quite ready but getting frustrated. I'm used to metal bikes and how they behave, not full on carbon fiber (lack of knowledge & experience may be part of the problem.) I bought a new 2015...
07-13-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By bres dad

So I met up with the guy and looked at the...

So I met up with the guy and looked at the crankset. There's more wear on it than I expected (a little gouging but not deep) and it needs cleaned up but itthe NDS is nice and tight. Also fit...
07-13-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By bres dad

I don't believe this is the SL-K light. Only SL-K...

I don't believe this is the SL-K light. Only SL-K is specified in the ad and the photo doesn't appear to say 'Light' anywhere, if it even would. Assuming its not the Light, how much of a risk would...
07-13-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By bres dad

Carbon crank question

This is a time critical question (supposed to meet the guy today) but wondering what potential issues I might be getting into by buying a used FSA SL-K carbon crankset (standard gear set, 175mm). Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,641
Posted By bres dad

I've had some luck using Teslor's model paint on...

I've had some luck using Teslor's model paint on many of my bikes. My wife has a blue '85 Trek 400. I used some Teslor's to touch up a few spots and it was almost dead on. There is some information...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,813
Posted By bres dad

I have two sets of Corsa SLRs (I believe they're...

I have two sets of Corsa SLRs (I believe they're a step up from the Corsa Lite but can't remember) in both 10 & 11 speed on my main & secondary bikes. I've had no trouble with either. I also have a...
06-24-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By bres dad

I almost decapitated a squirrell tonight on a...

I almost decapitated a squirrell tonight on a ride. Little bastard ran out in front of me right for the wheel. He got hit by the spokes and went flying.
06-23-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,495
Posted By bres dad

Surely someone has to have some gopro footage...

Surely someone has to have some gopro footage...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,965
Posted By bres dad

I've got a set of Vectors on my secondary bike....

I've got a set of Vectors on my secondary bike. They had quite a bit of wear on them when I bought them but seem to be holding up well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,784
Posted By bres dad

There appears to be some progress. Still waiting...

There appears to be some progress. Still waiting to meet the guy that makes custom orthodics & inserts. I saw the podiatrist last week and he noticed a difference in my foot, not as tight or stiff....
06-17-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,767,467
Posted By bres dad

Nashbar has one. Little heavy for carbon fiber...

Nashbar has one. Little heavy for carbon fiber but works well on my '89 Schwinn 754.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,784
Posted By bres dad

makeitso5005...

makeitso5005 (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/makeitso5005-155893.html), you have good points. Overall I try to watch what I eat. Plus I'm not overweight (5'10- 150lb). The way I walk really was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,784
Posted By bres dad

Here's a brief run down of what all I'm doing: ...

Here's a brief run down of what all I'm doing:
1. calf stretches: there's 3 or 4 variations I do of stretching, varying from leaning up against a wall (straight & bent leg) or on the floor
2. toe...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,784
Posted By bres dad

I've been seeing one for 8 weeks (listed as PT in...

I've been seeing one for 8 weeks (listed as PT in my above post, edited it.) Even they admitted this is a rather pesky case that won't go away easily. I also have collapsing arches in the same foot,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,784
Posted By bres dad

Its been a few months and sadly, there hasn't...

Its been a few months and sadly, there hasn't been much change. Its better some days than others but at least for now I've hung up the bikes and will probably be out the rest of the season, though I...
05-24-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,227
Posted By bres dad

I've got a simple Cateye wireless I use on my...

I've got a simple Cateye wireless I use on my MTB. Some of the trails we ride branch off to others and aren't marked very well. We can tell how far we've gone and get an idea of where we are, need to...
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