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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By brundle_fly

Good choice.My next bike will be another Scott

Good choice.My next bike will be another Scott
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,848
Posted By brundle_fly

I sell it.I only use one bike all year round,and...

I sell it.I only use one bike all year round,and keep it as long as possible unless damaged
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-12, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By brundle_fly

You are obviously having to over stretch to reach...

You are obviously having to over stretch to reach the bars,hence the reason you are moving forwards in your saddle.You could try a shorter stem,push saddle forward slightly,and having it level or...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By brundle_fly

[QUOTE=androidtt;14991525] My cycling has...

[QUOTE=androidtt;14991525] My cycling has improved substantially over the past year, but my running is almost the same pace.
QUOTE]

The opposite is happening.My running is improving alot quicker...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,772
Posted By brundle_fly

I've found that exercise in any form has been the...

I've found that exercise in any form has been the most effective thing for Depression.I'm sure i would have offed myself by now if I couldn't cycle or run.I'm not convinced by this serotonin theory...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-12, 09:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By brundle_fly

Do runners make good cyclists

Have any good cyclist come from a running back ground
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,039
Posted By brundle_fly

Good.Only worry when you start getting slower

Good.Only worry when you start getting slower
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,068
Posted By brundle_fly

Overpriced compared to the competition

Overpriced compared to the competition
10-25-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,314
Posted By brundle_fly

If you don't take it you won't make it

If you don't take it you won't make it
Forum: Triathlon
10-23-12, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By brundle_fly

x-Linked So you are running 25-50k a week.I...

x-Linked

So you are running 25-50k a week.I do about half that because I have to take a day off in between other wise I notice my calves start pulling.I like to keep it short but fast anyway 5ks...
10-16-12, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By brundle_fly

What are your 800/1500m times,and average cycling...

What are your 800/1500m times,and average cycling times.
Concentrate on one sport or the other,or you'll become like a triathlete no good at any of them
Forum: Triathlon
10-16-12, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By brundle_fly

In the cheats race,yes.He makes Ben Johnson seem...

In the cheats race,yes.He makes Ben Johnson seem like he was on Red Bull
Forum: Triathlon
10-05-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By brundle_fly

Oh,I thought we were on a Triathlon forum.Anyway...

Oh,I thought we were on a Triathlon forum.Anyway I prefer breakdancing
Forum: Triathlon
09-30-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By brundle_fly

What do you prefer,running or cycling

I prefer running,that is when I'm not in pain and injured
Forum: Triathlon
09-22-12, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By brundle_fly

Your calves might ache for awhile are being...

Your calves might ache for awhile are being absent from running for a while.I find the bike is more quads and running is lower down.A good running technique should come from the hips actually(hips...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-12, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,024
Posted By brundle_fly

How much faster is a TT bike than standard Road Bike

How much time could you knock off a 40k ride.I read quite a few people being able to do 25mph+ on a TT bike,but no so much on a road bike
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By brundle_fly

Should you go faster with the saddle set more forward or back?

I tried to set it with knee intersecting pedal spindle,but seem to get a bad back ache if it is like that or further forward.Does that mean I've gone too far if it aches.I also prefer sitting at the...
Forum: Triathlon
09-20-12, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By brundle_fly

Ok thanks.So I'm better at running than on a...

Ok thanks.So I'm better at running than on a bike.I forgot to mention because of a back problem I cannot have my bike fit how it should be - namely saddle set back and height,so I have to lower it...
Forum: Triathlon
09-20-12, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By brundle_fly

Don't do triathlons.This is on a basic roadbike...

Don't do triathlons.This is on a basic roadbike alloy without those funny handlebars
Forum: Triathlon
09-15-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By brundle_fly

Yeah,I was running 49 second 400m at school as...

Yeah,I was running 49 second 400m at school as well,and 10 back flips in a row,but that was then.I'm 40 years old now so I think it's still pretty good.I'm still up with the fast cycle group,and...
Forum: Triathlon
09-13-12, 12:09 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By brundle_fly

ultremo zx for summer and rubino pro for...

ultremo zx for summer and rubino pro for winter.Both very fast
08-03-12, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By brundle_fly

A miracle has just happened thanks to...

A miracle has just happened thanks to hillrider.You keep it in the slackest position so u don't have to hold the derailleur forwards.I don't believe I've been doing it wrong for about 6 years.Luckily...
08-03-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By brundle_fly

Thanks very much for that.Now I have encountered...

Thanks very much for that.Now I have encountered another problem.I hadbeen using a piece of wood to hold the font derailleur forward while I take up the slack with pliers and tighten the bolt.The...
08-03-12, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By brundle_fly

Yes cheers,just read i was doing it right. ...

Yes cheers,just read i was doing it right.
Seems like my sti's are on their way out though,cos the click is getting soft and won't shift from big to small

biketutor.com

"Shifting Adjustments...
08-03-12, 08:46 AM
08-03-12, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By brundle_fly

Yes,the bolt that holds the cable.You saying I...

Yes,the bolt that holds the cable.You saying I should tighten it in the big front ring and small rear cog?
Oh,I've been using the big cog on the rear and small front.
08-03-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By brundle_fly

Front derailleur set up.not the whole process justone thing I forgot

Everything is setup right because I've done it before,but forgotten one thing.I just want to know which cogs do you use when tighteneing the derailleur bolt.I've been using the small ring at the...
08-03-12, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By brundle_fly

Still screwed.new thread posted

Still screwed.new thread posted
08-03-12, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By brundle_fly

Yes,the rear back housing near the derailleur was...

Yes,the rear back housing near the derailleur was changed,the other ran smooth at the time,so maybe be they need checking again.I'm gonna check.Tried wd40 but this one was too rusted.Well it looks...
08-02-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By brundle_fly

Checked the front housing first on the front...

Checked the front housing first on the front derailleur.Seems like it has seized up.Knowing how to cut it properly might help without making the ends frayed.Will let you know if the back if rined too
08-02-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By brundle_fly

Ok,thanks I will check through it later on.I...

Ok,thanks I will check through it later on.I replaced the cable about 2000 miles ago,so hopefully it could be just cable slack
08-02-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By brundle_fly

Do STI gear leavers wear out.Problem with the rea rone

These are 105 10 speed with near 20,000 miles on them.The rear one seems slacker than when I first got it,and seems not to move cogs sharply,or engage in the gear moving down when I click the lever...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-12, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,959
Posted By brundle_fly

Yes,very highly regarded company in the UK.Make...

Yes,very highly regarded company in the UK.Make very good bikes as well.Merlin,Chainreaction,wiggle probike also good
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,836
Posted By brundle_fly

I think the reading they give you is on a flat...

I think the reading they give you is on a flat surface ride,not up or downhill.Uphill you will be burning a sh1t load more calories
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,345
Posted By brundle_fly

Booting them in the face is the only answer

Booting them in the face is the only answer
07-21-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By brundle_fly

Go Wiggins - Spoiler

Is this gonna be the first Brit to win the TDF?looks like 1 and 2
07-21-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,287
Posted By brundle_fly

Release and reinstall the fron't cable.This...

Release and reinstall the fron't cable.This happened to mine recently.It was a stiff cable/housing problem.I just freed it up and lubed it
07-21-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By brundle_fly

Had mine on for years,and haven't noticed any...

Had mine on for years,and haven't noticed any clicking.Where is it coming from,might be your cleats squeeking
07-21-12, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By brundle_fly

I've done that before.You'll be ok.They don't...

I've done that before.You'll be ok.They don't make it easy where you should put the pin.Yes,it should be on the back link which takes less force
07-20-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,806
Posted By brundle_fly

What's happening is far link where it is pressed...

What's happening is far link where it is pressed up against the tool is pushing the link inwards causing friction against the inner link.The tool is rubbish and is starting to bend ,so maybe a new...
07-20-12, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,806
Posted By brundle_fly

Keep getting stiff link changing chains when installing connecting pin

Anyone know a good cheapish chain breaker.I'm using some 2.99 thing from china or something,and everytime I install my 10 speed shimano connecting pin I get a stiff link,and have to spend about half...
07-19-12, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By brundle_fly

How old is the cassette.I usually get through 4...

How old is the cassette.I usually get through 4 chains before the cassette has worn
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 04:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,858
Posted By brundle_fly

105 is shinier and has a smoother finish if that...

105 is shinier and has a smoother finish if that means much,Tiagra has may sora parts too like a steel inner chainring,even my old 5600 from 2007 is better.Depend what you can afford.I thought the...
07-17-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,091
Posted By brundle_fly

jim p You change at 1/8" then,that's quite a...

jim p

You change at 1/8" then,that's quite a lot of stretch.Most sources say 1/16";if you resch 1/8" it will wear your cassette as well
07-16-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,091
Posted By brundle_fly

Funny you should mention car oil.I was just about...

Funny you should mention car oil.I was just about to dig out my old castrol 10w40 last week and try it.It looked very thick I dunno?,so your 20w40 must be like treacle,but hey,if it works great.
07-16-12, 05:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,091
Posted By brundle_fly

Thanks for all the tips.I think I'll give this...

Thanks for all the tips.I think I'll give this Chain-L a go.i definately prefer the thicker stuff - it's less noisy.
This branded stuff is overpriced.It's probably 2.99 and ur paying an extra 5$ for...
07-15-12, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By brundle_fly

I use a spirit level placed from back to front of...

I use a spirit level placed from back to front of the saddle,and tilt the front up about 1mm.I'm a bit fussy about these things.Gotta have the seat perfect
07-14-12, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,049
Posted By brundle_fly

Yeah,It happened with my truvative crank.Is it...

Yeah,It happened with my truvative crank.Is it coming lose at the joint between axle and ring housing and had to put a 5mm spacer their?
I got rid of mine for a 105,and had no problem since
07-14-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,091
Posted By brundle_fly

Dry only

Dry only
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