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06-11-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By scarleton

Question Seeking best ebike for commuting

I am looking for an alternative mode of transportation to and from work. I work about 30 miles from home. I plan to make the ride home a nice training ride. The problem is I don't want to get to the...
01-18-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By scarleton

That IS the one I was favoring, my #1 concern is...

That IS the one I was favoring, my #1 concern is that it is the right tool. It is, correct?
01-18-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By scarleton

Need a Bottom Bracket tool

I have a Dura-Ace SM-BB9000 68mm BC 1.37 and need the right tool (aka it fits my BB) to take it off. I am looking on JensonUSA's web site and I have found two different tools that look like they...
06-24-17, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By scarleton

Nobody locally shocks the bike, I am looking at...

Nobody locally shocks the bike, I am looking at purchasing it online :backpedal:
06-23-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By scarleton

Will I fit on this bike?

I had, well have a 60cm Surly Pacer, but it was in an accident and it totaled. I am looking to replace it with a Surly Cross Check. I found one online for a really good price, but it is a 62cm...
06-07-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By scarleton

That is an option, but it is $100 more than the...

That is an option, but it is $100 more than the downtube shifter and more importantly, I think it would be very cool to have a 1x11 with a downtube shifter, not something you see every day:)
06-02-17, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By scarleton

Cable pull of the SRAM Force 1 Rear Derailleur

If I cannot find the right SRAM shift-break control to work with both SRAM Force 1 Rear Derailleur and cantilever brakes, I am considering useing the Dia-Compe 11s Road Downtube Shifters. ...
06-02-17, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By scarleton

SRAM 1x11 with cantilever brekes

Does anyone know if SRAM makes a shift-break control for their 1x11 that will work with a cantilever break rather than disk break? If so, what is the part number so I can order it?

The end goal...
05-23-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By scarleton

Na, that is what friends are for!

Na, that is what friends are for!
05-23-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By scarleton

yea, that is what I am seeing, too. here is the...

yea, that is what I am seeing, too. here is the numbers to compare. The first set is the R240, the second is the Surly Pacer.

size R240 XL 60cm Pacer
Seat Tube Length (A) ...
05-22-17, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By scarleton

Well, I am 6'4" and ride a 60cm Pacer. When I...

Well, I am 6'4" and ride a 60cm Pacer. When I got the bike fit three years ago I could have fit on either a 60 or 62, 62 being the biggest frame. Today I was in the market and I saw this frame on...
05-22-17, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By scarleton

I have purchase a frame, now what!

Actually I know what next to do, I just need some details...

I have purchased a frame that is my size along with forks. I simply love my current bike, but it is a bit heavy, so the new one is a...
05-18-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,781
Posted By scarleton

Di2 owners, battery status indicator light

A video of what I am seeing: https://youtu.be/5Fx0qIhd8cc

Folks, I have two Shimano Di2 External Battery SM-BTR1 for my Di2. I just checked the levels on the one on the bike, it was flashing...
03-19-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By scarleton

Alternatives to the Kinetic Rock & Roll Trainer

I have the first generation Kinetic Rock & Roll Trainer and simply love it! I have no issues with it, love it, and planned to ride it for a life time (either its or mine!) until today...

Do to...
11-28-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By scarleton

Yes, I was and am very intentional about not...

Yes, I was and am very intentional about not going into detail on what I was wearing. The reason is because I am not asking how to dress warmer, I am trying to figure out why a warmer temp resulted...
11-28-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By scarleton

That does fit, I felt very, very damp, but when I...

That does fit, I felt very, very damp, but when I got inside, I wasn't very damp at all!

When it is cold, any idea of how much of an effect being close to water has an effect on the humility? I...
11-28-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By scarleton

Why did I bail last night?

So, yesterday I departed on a sunny afternoon at 2pm for a 90 mile ride. I knew the temp would drop from mid 50's to the low 40's and brought the same clothing I wore on the 90 mile ride I did...
10-31-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By scarleton

Help me find some gloves for the rain!

I am looking for some good gloves for the rain. The goal is first and foremost to stay dry, but be as breathable as possible. They do NOT need to be cycling gloves, I actually prefer minimal...
Replies: 37
Views: 6,368
Posted By scarleton

Great job man!!!! Strava has this monthly...

Great job man!!!! Strava has this monthly challenge of 1250K that has always pushed me! Are ya on Strava? I can be found here: https://www.strava.com/athletes/5580300
10-20-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By scarleton

I don't have any issue getting the workout from...

I don't have any issue getting the workout from the web app to the device, I just didn't know how best to set it up. The solution was to have the workout advance change from time based to simply...
10-06-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By scarleton

That is what I needed, the Pro tip is spot on,...

That is what I needed, the Pro tip is spot on, thank you!!!!!!!!
10-06-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By scarleton

I want to export it so I can send it to YOU:) ...

I want to export it so I can send it to YOU:) Well, not actually you (unless you want it) but you get the idea, export to exchange with others.
10-06-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By scarleton

Learning to use the Garmin Edge 820 Workouts.

I have added a Garmin Edge 820 to my cockpit and now it is time to learn how to REALLY use it. I have been and will continue to play with customizing the screens to my liking. What I am not 100%...
09-13-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,684
Posted By scarleton

It could be a number of things and I have not...

It could be a number of things and I have not done a lot of testing, I was mostly curious to know if there are any reviews out there comparing Garmin's unit to the Wahoo.
09-13-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,684
Posted By scarleton

Thanks, hopefully I will find a solution!

Thanks, hopefully I will find a solution!
09-13-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,684
Posted By scarleton

I totally agree, when I would look at it from...

I totally agree, when I would look at it from time to time to see what range I'm in, a lag didn't much matter. But these days I'm doing very targeted training rides, one of the things I am working...
Forum: Touring
09-13-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By scarleton

Ah, that is good to know!!!! Any idea of any...

Ah, that is good to know!!!! Any idea of any frame bags that ARE waterproof?
09-13-16, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,684
Posted By scarleton

I do not have a power meter yet, but it is on the...

I do not have a power meter yet, but it is on the short list. Once I get one, I will no longer use a cadence meter.
09-13-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,684
Posted By scarleton

Are you getting the one that does not need the...

Are you getting the one that does not need the magnet or the traditional one?
Forum: Touring
09-13-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By scarleton

Waterproof frame bags

I have own and used my Revelate Designs frame bag for two years now. When I first got it it would keep things dry in a downpour, but in the last two downpour things got wet. The first one it was...
09-12-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,684
Posted By scarleton

Cadence Sensors: Wahoo vs Garmin

As some of you know the latest generation of speed and cadence sensors don't use magnets, but the same type of accelerator smart phones use to detect motion. I have the Wahoo RPM cadence sensor...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By scarleton

Simple: when doing intervals, I am looking at...

Simple: when doing intervals, I am looking at the screen a lot and having to hit a button every time to see it will take me out of my stride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By scarleton

Garmin 800 series battery life at night

How much extra battery does YOUR Garmin 800 series take when keeping the display on all the time at night. I am seeking enlightenment from personal experience. I know they say the units run around...
07-22-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

I read page 55, I am not 'getting it', care to...

I read page 55, I am not 'getting it', care to expand on things a bit?
07-21-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

I honestly don't know what happened. Nothing was...

I honestly don't know what happened. Nothing was lining up and it simply wasn't working then I move the low-side stopper bolt out just a touch more. It looked like it was still lining up with the...
07-21-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

That is very good advice, something I am...

That is very good advice, something I am embarrassed to admit I was not doing. I am at work now, and have a few minutes of downtime, I started reading the manual. The first paragraph of the first...
07-21-16, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

yes and no, generally it shifts fine, but there...

yes and no, generally it shifts fine, but there is one gear you have to press the button twice to get it to shift, I think it is on the lowest cog.
07-21-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

I played with that this morning. What I...

I played with that this morning. What I discovered (which I sort of suspected) is that it did NOT move the derailleur one whole cog. All the screws are designed to move things just a touch one way...
07-20-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

It did. As I stated in the OP, I was having some...

It did. As I stated in the OP, I was having some trouble shifting into the lowest gear so I figured the derailleur hanger was out of alignment again. So I took the opportunity to order the Parktool...
07-20-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

I forgot to mention, the bike is Di2, here are...

I forgot to mention, the bike is Di2, here are some pictures: Zenfolio | Sam Carleton | The Bike (http://www.miltonstreetphotography.com/surlypacer)
07-20-16, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

Folks, I forgot to mention, it is a Di2 bike. ...

Folks, I forgot to mention, it is a Di2 bike. No cable to adjust. Here is a link to two pictures of the issue, don't know if they help or not:

Zenfolio | Sam Carleton | The Bike...
07-20-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By scarleton

Cannot get to the lowest cog

I purchased the Parktool Derailleur Hanger Alignment Gauge. The reason was when I adjusted my rear derailleur last Friday I had to move the lower limit screw way too much and I figured the hanger was...
07-05-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

Might I ask, which one do you own?

Might I ask, which one do you own?
07-05-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

You know what, I was there(physically, not...

You know what, I was there(physically, not mentally, fore I was obviously not paying attention), you where not there. NOBODY KNOWS EXACTLY what happened (except for God, of course). Are you willing...
07-05-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

So back to my original question: any...

So back to my original question: any recommendations for pumps OTHER than Topeak pumps?
07-05-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

Go put 160 psi into a 700c x 28 tire and see if...

Go put 160 psi into a 700c x 28 tire and see if it pops. I am guessing it will pop around 140~150 psi. Mind you many pumps can go to 160 psi, there are hand pumps that will go to over 300 psi!
07-05-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

Simple: I trusted the gauge when it said 80psi...

Simple: I trusted the gauge when it said 80psi and kept pumping, it went POP and I didn't know why. I did it again and when that went POP, the light bulb went on.
07-05-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

Why, yes, that is an option, but one gauge by...

Why, yes, that is an option, but one gauge by that manufacture broke on me once already. When I am 100 miles into a 200 mile ride and I blow two tubes due to the tire gauge doesn't work, I am a bit...
07-05-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

That is an option, but if it broke on me once,...

That is an option, but if it broke on me once, how do I know the new one won't break on me? When I am 100 miles into a 200 mile ride and I blow two tubes due to the tire gauge doesn't work, I am a...
07-05-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By scarleton

Seeking a high quality hand pump

Folks,

I need a hand pump that works! Mine is OK, but the pressure gauge SUCKS and it takes forever to get the tire up to 80~100 psi. What hand pumps do folks recommend? The only place I can...
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