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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By redtires

Good feedback, and along the same lines of...

Good feedback, and along the same lines of thinking I've had. Knowing it may be a "shot in the dark" (to play off your post) I ordered a new dual cap from an outside source....and it's returnable if...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,139
Posted By redtires

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Time for a little drivetrain upgrady!...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By redtires

Yes, the battery was the first thing I replaced. ...

Yes, the battery was the first thing I replaced. I use a Garmin for outside riding, but use Trainerroad for my indoor riding, so I'd like it to work all around. Is there a specific reason you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By redtires

Powertap G3 cap issues?

So, this is my first excursion with Powertap's G3 hub and wondering if anyone has dealt with/solved this problem. Full disclosure, I don't know the full history of these wheels as they were gifted...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By redtires

As someone said....the difference will be...

As someone said....the difference will be "Yuge"!
01-27-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By redtires

I guess Andrea Tafi just has a Sh*t manager then....

I guess Andrea Tafi just has a Sh*t manager then. :lol:
01-27-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,940
Posted By redtires

Didn't Robbie do the "non-NBC" feed for the TdF...

Didn't Robbie do the "non-NBC" feed for the TdF last year? When I pull up the ad-free replay on NBC sports, it's McEwan and someone who's name I can't recall at the moment.
11-25-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,134
Posted By redtires

Considering I have nearly enough components to...

Considering I have nearly enough components to build another road bike and a 1/2 a mountain bike, I put base layers and some Gravel Kings on my list. I'll actually use those!
11-23-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By redtires

I desperately want to send an email asking only...

I desperately want to send an email asking only "Still available?". :lol:
11-13-18, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By redtires

That was a great link JP, thanks. I had...

That was a great link JP, thanks. I had forgotten I have a dongle around in a drawer too, probably two. As far as "standard trainer", yes, as Machka referred to it as "an old fluid trainer", i.e....
11-12-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By redtires

Somone school me up on Zwift please

So I went through the "Zwift support" video, and their page about what is needed for set-up, but it doesn't appear it really covers "everything". This is what I've got... a standard trainer, Garmin...
11-12-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By redtires

I can tell you what Tejay VanGarderen doesn't...

I can tell you what Tejay VanGarderen doesn't make.....an overall GC contender. :lol:
11-08-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,177
Posted By redtires

Some good feedback here. So, full disclosure,...

Some good feedback here. So, full disclosure, mine isn't helpful. This is why I rarely sell anything on eBay. I'm not nice to people like that, and my response would not only include cancelling the...
11-08-18, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 921
Posted By redtires

I actually have crashed with a GoPro (housed in...

I actually have crashed with a GoPro (housed in an aluminum case) on my helmet, so not a light, but same concept. While not at a excessively high speed, I railed it in a XC race at about 25mph when...
11-05-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By redtires

It's not this, is it (or a variant of it)? If it...

It's not this, is it (or a variant of it)? If it is, this is just the tool to make adjustments for cable routing, and is supposed to be removed after set-up....
11-03-18, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By redtires

So, if you're asking about spindle threads, yes...

So, if you're asking about spindle threads, yes they will be the same. As far as shoes go, Shimano DA pedals use the most common three-hole "Look" cleat pattern. Any shoes will have three, threaded...
10-30-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By redtires

Get anything aluminum. Seriously, that plastic...

Get anything aluminum. Seriously, that plastic most mounts are made out of is brittle AF junk. The fact that GoPro forces retailers to charge a premium for their brand stuff is just a kick in the...
10-30-18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By redtires

This was just one of many articles floating...

This was just one of many articles floating around regarding this model, so who knows exactly what will pan out. It seems like they want both. Let's face it though, I'm a minority as far as...
10-30-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By redtires

I found this to be an interesting idea,...

I found this to be an interesting idea, https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/ef-education-first-drapac-riders-take-part-ultra-endurance-events-part-new-rapha-sponsorship-396678 I think...
10-29-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By redtires

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Colnago has been on this consistently since the 80's.... I recall building a...
10-29-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 831
Posted By redtires

While I certainly can fathom and empathize with...

While I certainly can fathom and empathize with the OP's frustration with what is basically the experience of a 100% failure rate, "=" is a bit of a generalization. I too have thousands of miles on a...
10-13-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By redtires

I bought a Yi maybe three years ago and have used...

I bought a Yi maybe three years ago and have used it extensively on both road and mountain bikes. I think it was $60 or $80....in that neighborhood. It's something like 1.5mm different in dimension...
10-09-18, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By redtires

As far as I know, yes. They both have the same...

As far as I know, yes. They both have the same 110BCD, four arm config.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 603,363
Posted By redtires

That's a helluva deal there.

That's a helluva deal there.
Forum: Introductions
09-25-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By redtires

Well....I'm back.

Last post recorded was 6/2/2016. Nope, I wasn't hanging with Ryan F. Amazingly, I got my username and password correct....the first time. Place looks different!
03-31-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By redtires

The "strange brackets" may be spare spoke...

The "strange brackets" may be spare spoke holders. These were popular on "trekking"/touring bikes for years.
Like this?...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,551
Posted By redtires

1. Summer... 2. Dry trails.... 3. More time...

1. Summer...
2. Dry trails....
3. More time to ride!
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By redtires

I have to agree with those who shop comparatively...

I have to agree with those who shop comparatively on Amazon. I personally have never had an issue with Perf, but being a former manager at one of their stores (years ago), I'm not totally surprised....
12-12-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By redtires

I think one other, more significant, problem...

I think one other, more significant, problem would be trying to find quality rim brake rims that aren't just "over-built road rims".
12-11-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By redtires

Purely for the conversation's sake, there were...

Purely for the conversation's sake, there were some pretty high-end builders that made v-brake 29er frames. I just saw an really nice steel Independent on the local FB bike swap group page.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,987
Posted By redtires

Definitely ****.

Definitely ****.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,842
Posted By redtires

I carry this at work......stuff is amazing, and...

I carry this at work......stuff is amazing, and it has awesome range.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 435,046
Posted By redtires

Welcome....love the username!

Welcome....love the username!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By redtires

Yes, I too have used there return policy on two...

Yes, I too have used there return policy on two occasions with no issues whatsoever.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-15, 10:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,644
Posted By redtires

I routinely forget everything I have to...

I routinely forget everything I have to do........when I'm on BF, which is a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,560
Posted By redtires

99% of my rides are right from the house, both...

99% of my rides are right from the house, both road and mountain. But, yes, every so often I'll pack it up and head to a destination farther away to ride. There are places I like to ride every so...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-15, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By redtires

Headed down to Golden today and up 40 to Lookout...

Headed down to Golden today and up 40 to Lookout Mountain. Pretty warm temps, but only because of the chinook winds coming off the mountains. A little windy to say the least! Had to pedal DOWN...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,932
Posted By redtires

This. As is normal, the market is ten years...

This. As is normal, the market is ten years behind what everyone has been doing on their own hoping to cash in on the late-comers. And just for the record, Cannondale was decades ahead of this with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,139
Posted By redtires

Yes, I'm pretty sure that Amazon only grabs the...

Yes, I'm pretty sure that Amazon only grabs the product pictures from the Chinese company that is supplying the part. As for the moron, I seriously considered entering a "reply" to his "one star...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,797
Posted By redtires

I've also ridden both Specialized and Shimano...

I've also ridden both Specialized and Shimano shoes. I liked both, but if I was forced to choose between only those two, I'd go Shimano as they fit my feet just that little bit better. I (also)...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,139
Posted By redtires

For those of you looking for a "K-Edge" GoPro...

For those of you looking for a "K-Edge" GoPro mount...


You can pick these up at Amazon for less than $7...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,139
Posted By redtires

Picked up three of these at VeloSwap for a great...

Picked up three of these at VeloSwap for a great deal....new too!
http://thumbs.ebaystatic.com/images/m/m4QeU7QjQuAl-2eaPLiHbRQ/s-l225.jpg
10-11-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,420
Posted By redtires

That is a really sweet frame. I bought one in...

That is a really sweet frame. I bought one in '98 actually from the shop I worked at in gold (we were a Torelli dealer) and it was a beautiful build. I really liked the Brain tubing and had it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-15, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,139
Posted By redtires

A little personalization for my ride... ...

A little personalization for my ride...
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-15, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,139
Posted By redtires

Just picked up one of these.... $59.99 @ Amazon...

Just picked up one of these.... $59.99 @ Amazon w/free 2 day shipping :D
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 02:38 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,215,132
Posted By redtires

I was referring to your fireplace...in a joking...

I was referring to your fireplace...in a joking manner.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,215,132
Posted By redtires

I hate to be the one to tell you this.......but...

I hate to be the one to tell you this.......but you're never going to get a fire going with a set up like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 13,226
Posted By redtires

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By redtires

For me, it's not just because I sweat...it's...

For me, it's not just because I sweat...it's because the sweat causes a lot of condensation, especially on my camera lens. I have a Droid Turbo with an OtterBox case (not HUGE, not small) and I just...
09-26-15, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By redtires

I'm a Dawn and Simple Green user too. I've...

I'm a Dawn and Simple Green user too. I've bought all the citrus cleaners, degreasers, etc... I have found that with very sudsy Dawn in hot water, Simple Green concentrate and some brushes and...
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