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05-26-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 306
Posted By Russ Roth

I ordered a campy groupset from them in the...

I ordered a campy groupset from them in the 1200.00 range, ordered at 1ish am Eastern time on the 29th, parts were on my porch on the 30th, shipping was no joke and insane with DHL which was free of...
05-26-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By Russ Roth

Problem is the hubs bust his budget. I'm sitting...

Problem is the hubs bust his budget. I'm sitting on a new set of wheels with WI hubs waiting on a frame. Went WI due to being the only brand that does Campy and thru axle which was a big requirement...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Russ Roth

That reason will do for me. I'm planning to wear...

That reason will do for me. I'm planning to wear actual cycling shorts more this year then previous years, last couple I've worn regular cycling shorts for most races and a couple of training rides....
05-26-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,395
Posted By Russ Roth

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200524_173912551_13582a84b87a597b8266bd655d43372ce8c2b1d9.jpg
guess the pic didn't stick around but here it is
05-26-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,395
Posted By Russ Roth

Picked this off Amazon and I'm really impressed...

Picked this off Amazon and I'm really impressed by the ease of use, whole thing is made of machined aluminum, the threads are all really smooth and it pushes barbs in without squashing the hose or...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Russ Roth

Crank bros has a size large for their pedals...

Crank bros has a size large for their pedals which is more of a width thing though it makes the pedal bigger around in general. Supposed to be good for big feet, I'll be ordering some soon since they...
05-26-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 136
Posted By Russ Roth

I would look for the stem being straight, if its...

I would look for the stem being straight, if its slightly out of alignment it can easily cause a wobble for a kid while an adult will easily compensate for it. Tight the stem bolt either way, check...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By Russ Roth

400 two years ago when they were tested...

400 two years ago when they were tested https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5KX8EVuYs8
05-26-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,718
Posted By Russ Roth

I'd suspect wheel straightness will influence...

I'd suspect wheel straightness will influence that as well though I keep my wheels really straight, ive had dents and bends that can't be trued out and they tend to make the brakes pulse. Cheaper or...
05-26-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,718
Posted By Russ Roth

Good looking bikes. Regarding the cpsc rule on...

Good looking bikes. Regarding the cpsc rule on brakes it has been my experience that when the front brake is squeezed one handed the handlebars have a tendency to move some,which in young hands can...
Forum: Northeast
05-25-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By Russ Roth

If they open that length I'm going to have to try...

If they open that length I'm going to have to try to solo the length this fall when the kids are in school. A day when I can drop them off, drive out to the Bronx and let the wife pick them up.
Forum: Northeast
05-25-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By Russ Roth

I thought when we did the dutchess trail last...

I thought when we did the dutchess trail last year from the parking lot near the museum in Hopewell it worked out to only 26mi round trip to the center of the bridge.
I don't know what they're...
05-25-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 977
Posted By Russ Roth

Just rescheduling, and changing plans for one of...

Just rescheduling, and changing plans for one of them, been wanting to ride the Erie Canal from Buffalo to Albany and still will be, just later in the season and will have to be hotels vs camping...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Russ Roth

Google map the route and half whatever they claim...

Google map the route and half whatever they claim the time will be should be an easy result. I usually manage to finish a 20 mile ride in close to half the time and can't typically pace an electric...
05-25-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 273
Posted By Russ Roth

My gitane with the same ders came 145 from the...

My gitane with the same ders came 145 from the factory. Was also 700c and did have french thread on the hub.

To the op, I stripped the brakes from mine and still have them sitting in a drawer,...
Forum: Northeast
05-25-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 199,213
Posted By Russ Roth

Appreciate it and will save it for when I trust...

Appreciate it and will save it for when I trust my kids not to kill themselves or each other with random passing cars.
The weather kept the numbers low so we did a full 20 miles on Massapequa path...
05-25-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Russ Roth

Sounds like you have a post mount frame which...

Sounds like you have a post mount frame which requires adapters to work with flat mount brakes.
05-25-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Russ Roth

Take it fully apart and make sure the bearings...

Take it fully apart and make sure the bearings spin right, only reason I think it should happen is too much friction allowing the fixing bolt to move. Use loctite to reassemble when you screw it all...
05-25-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By Russ Roth

I bought a trek Domine the first year they were...

I bought a trek Domine the first year they were made and Lance was riding them. Wife and I were both in college and I managed to employee purchase one that was left over at Trek that they were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By Russ Roth

You say that like its a bad thing :eek: I do...

You say that like its a bad thing :eek:
I do have to say that I'd found 4500 and 4600 series of Tiagra to be kinda meh. The 4700 series I feel like they kept 10sp to justify having 105, it really is...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 199,213
Posted By Russ Roth

I'm looking for a ride to do tomorrow that's...

I'm looking for a ride to do tomorrow that's longer, what's a ride that you shouldn't leave the island without having done at least once. Preferably something that doesn't involve a lot of trafficked...
05-24-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Russ Roth

When you consider that Alivio and STX were both a...

When you consider that Alivio and STX were both a technically mid-level group and only one level from each other the build makes sense; at the time there was something tourney level (can't remember...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Russ Roth

If you just need something to ride I'd get a...

If you just need something to ride I'd get a basic steel fork, if you're good at measuring you can get threaded just get something the exact same length or slightly longer, you can add a spacer or...
05-24-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Russ Roth

Go have it looked at seems like the obvious...

Go have it looked at seems like the obvious answer. I dealt with knee pain for a couple years in everyday movement but never while riding, not bad but went to get on the bike one morning last spring...
05-24-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 655
Posted By Russ Roth

I'm all for the innovation aspect of things, I...

I'm all for the innovation aspect of things, I like thru axle, disc brakes, would go electronic if I could afford to, bb386, t47 and a host of others but would agree that I really dislike proprietary...
05-24-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By Russ Roth

Then I wouldn't bother. The bike is more of an...

Then I wouldn't bother. The bike is more of an entry level and if you have a nicer bike I'd wait to do the better set or get the better set for that one now and run it on the one you have till you...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By Russ Roth

No, trying to figure out the westchester area,...

No, trying to figure out the westchester area, from the Bronx to wherever.
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 199,213
Posted By Russ Roth

Went to Caumsett state park to ride this morning...

Went to Caumsett state park to ride this morning and got there before they closed it. Really don't understand what's with the police closing the road or even with closing the park; just seems like an...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By Russ Roth

So if I wanted to try out this trail from the...

So if I wanted to try out this trail from the southern end, where would I want to park the car and get on and how much does it avoid actual roads? From what I can tell I've ridden sections around...
05-24-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Russ Roth

If it's painted is it metal? If so take it to a...

If it's painted is it metal? If so take it to a good shop and have them cut the crown race to size, you might be screwing up the race. If carbon you can try sanding down the clear coat.
05-23-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Russ Roth

I've now worked in 5 shops and never seen a tech...

I've now worked in 5 shops and never seen a tech actually use one of those. Usually a glass jar with a degreaser in it. Take the chain off first and toss in the jar, shake for 30 sec then leave in...
05-23-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Russ Roth

The issue of the headset coming loose isn't the...

The issue of the headset coming loose isn't the headset, its the stem. The topcap only helps to set the preload but can't hold everything together, especially since it has nothing solid to connect...
05-23-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Russ Roth

Probably just a basic 3/32 6/7/8 speed chain is...

Probably just a basic 3/32 6/7/8 speed chain is all you need, you'll actually need two which you'll have to combine and then trim to length. Packaging says not to use more then one quicklink in a...
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Russ Roth

The first road bike I ever really rode was a...

The first road bike I ever really rode was a raleigh pursuit a year or two older then that one. It was a great bike that I rode thousands of miles wearing out all manner of items on it and would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By Russ Roth

And is still the practice of any good mechanic as...

And is still the practice of any good mechanic as far as I'm concerned. My own aluminum I mark, anything else tape.
05-23-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Russ Roth

Excellent bike, as DCycle noted it is probably...

Excellent bike, as DCycle noted it is probably similar to a slightly older gravel bike before they went fully fat tire which seems to be the norm now. It will be fairly quick and incredibly...
Forum: Touring
05-23-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 781
Posted By Russ Roth

Gray hard anodizing on the rims can be very hard...

Gray hard anodizing on the rims can be very hard wearing and if bought used might not have been used much either. The ano also probably contributes to the lousy braking along with the old brake pads....
05-23-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Russ Roth

Pop off the rubber seal gently with a small flat...

Pop off the rubber seal gently with a small flat screw driver and you'll need two cone wrenches. Only undo one side but remove the seal from the other side and make sure they're tight together.
05-23-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By Russ Roth

My thought would be to upgrade the wheels on the...

My thought would be to upgrade the wheels on the nicer bike and toss the takeoffs on the newer bike. Then both bikes have upgrades that should make them lighter and faster. You may also find that...
Forum: Touring
05-23-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 781
Posted By Russ Roth

Biggest issue with any bike not designed for...

Biggest issue with any bike not designed for touring is if your heels clear the panniers, I toured once with a bike that was close and having to pay attention that my heel didn't hit was really...
05-23-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Russ Roth

Here's the link on Shimano's website showing it's...

Here's the link on Shimano's website showing it's still current
https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/customer-services/recalls-and-repairs/fc-ct90-m920-mc12-cranks.html
the lbs needed proof...
05-22-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 3,558
Posted By Russ Roth

5/2 19mi, 11mi in the morning on road, 8 miles on...

5/2 19mi, 11mi in the morning on road, 8 miles on the trails with the kids
5/3 17mi, 8mi in the woods with kids, 9 miles cruising the neighborhood late at night.
5/5 21mi, 16mi out and back ride, 5...
05-22-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Russ Roth

Check the back of your cranks, if they say ct90,...

Check the back of your cranks, if they say ct90, m290, or mc12 take them to the local bike shop and have them sent back to shimano for a recall, the recall is still valid and will get you a box of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,584
Posted By Russ Roth

Its that exact gear range option that has me...

Its that exact gear range option that has me sitting on a small pile of campy, my first in 18 years, just waiting for my new frame. With Shimano and Sram doing their price fixing by banning overseas...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Russ Roth

You have to look a bit but there's plenty out...

You have to look a bit but there's plenty out there. The Argon 18 isn't really a good value and comes with cheap cranks that are too long, Giant for example puts 152mm crank on their 26" wheeled road...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 199,213
Posted By Russ Roth

Seems to be the case since they don't have any...

Seems to be the case since they don't have any setup to monitor who is or isn't a resident except at the booths to get to the beach.
05-21-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Russ Roth

Need to double up the wrenches and waste less...

Need to double up the wrenches and waste less space.
05-21-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By Russ Roth

Try putting the crank in from the other side, if...

Try putting the crank in from the other side, if it slides in you put the BB in backwards which isn't possible to do with a threaded BB but easy to do with a pressfit BB.
05-21-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Russ Roth

Aggiegrads has a great layout IMO. Personally...

Aggiegrads has a great layout IMO. Personally I've always been completely unimpressed by pedros compared to Park.
For affordable cable cutters check out...
05-21-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,534
Posted By Russ Roth

Seems like the best general solution to this is...

Seems like the best general solution to this is bear spray which I carry with me when touring and especially would if riding through an area where cougars were a real possibility. In the last year...
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