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10-07-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,362
Posted By Cyclist0105

@Maelochs...

@Maelochs (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/maelochs-423651.html)

No, I did not misspeak, as Cyccommute claims. My clarification was so that those who might have trouble reading sentences might...
10-06-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,362
Posted By Cyclist0105

Well, when my chain was waxed, at some point I...

Well, when my chain was waxed, at some point I wished to clean and re-wax it, as stated.

I simply rinsed it off with a hose to clean weekly.

So, to re-wax it, I rinse it with boiling water, and...
10-06-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By Cyclist0105

The "Dude" has choices, classicmds can speak for...

The "Dude" has choices, classicmds can speak for himself.

Just a suggested way to connect a trailer, that is all it was meant to illustrate. Try not to read too much into it.
10-06-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,851
Posted By Cyclist0105

You are correct, my typo should have said:...

You are correct, my typo should have said: "second-hand carbon frame bike." The reason is that I am unaware of any carbon manufacture that will warranty a carbon frame. Let me go back to edit that.
10-06-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By Cyclist0105

Use this concept instead, CycleTote is now out of...

Use this concept instead, CycleTote is now out of business, but occasionally some used trailers come up for sale in Colorado.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l407hbOp1H4
10-06-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,851
Posted By Cyclist0105

Sez Mr. Magoo, (sorry I could not resist)...my...

Sez Mr. Magoo, (sorry I could not resist)...my eyesight is not what it should be.

However, they say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and if the manufacture sez you need to send the frame...
10-06-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,362
Posted By Cyclist0105

I tried Organic Wax and PTFE and I like it. With...

I tried Organic Wax and PTFE and I like it. With a quick link, to clean just remove the chain and drench with boiling water, drop the chain in the previous wax melt (135-degrees F), then dry and...
10-04-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,987
Posted By Cyclist0105

Same here with the Keto. Been doing just fine...

Same here with the Keto. Been doing just fine with consumption of Sam's Angus Bacon & Aged Cheddar Beef patties 6-1/3 Pound 100% Angus Beef patties per box., $8.97 per box. 3-min and 40-sec in the...
10-02-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,175
Posted By Cyclist0105

The ultralight backpacking community have easily...

The ultralight backpacking community have easily obtainable pack weights of 15-lbs including the backpack itself.

One concept that has always intrigued me is to get a designer to plot out a way to...
10-01-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,175
Posted By Cyclist0105

Blackburn Outpost racks will also work. The QR...

Blackburn Outpost racks will also work. The QR skewers are the load bearing support, the fork and seat stay clamps just keep the rack from pivoting back and forth.
...
10-01-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By Cyclist0105

Yep, and this also. Can you ride with your hands...

Yep, and this also. Can you ride with your hands just above the hoods (about a 1/4-inch) without touching? If not, then pressure might be the issue.
10-01-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Cyclist0105

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Wake 31.8mm
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Forum: Texas
10-01-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By Cyclist0105

...drive the route first as others have said....

...drive the route first as others have said. Highway 90 is not a bike friendly route.

Typical footage of how Hghwy Alt 90 necks down. Dozers which chew up the surface of the road abound (rural...
Forum: Foo
10-01-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By Cyclist0105

....and party ev-er-ry day

....and party ev-er-ry day
09-26-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Cyclist0105

I just pulled a BB-5500 off of a 2001 GT ZR and...

I just pulled a BB-5500 off of a 2001 GT ZR and it is yours if you send a shipping container that I can drop the part in and take to the USPS.

This one has:
SEALED CARTRIDGE UNIT
Shimano...
09-26-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Cyclist0105

Park Tools on Brake Squeal

Park Tools on Brake Squeal
09-25-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,327
Posted By Cyclist0105

If you are new to clipless, then it is worth your...

If you are new to clipless, then it is worth your time to purchase the SHIMANO SM-SH56 SPD Cleat Set , as these cleats are multi-directional to clip out of the pedals.

No more tipping over as you...
09-25-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 29,742
Posted By Cyclist0105

Here is the latest (that I could find) on chain...

Here is the latest (that I could find) on chain lube efficiency testing.

Friction Facts and Velo News Chain Lube Efficiency Tests...
09-23-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 25,785
Posted By Cyclist0105

Well, mostly Yellow 2001 GT ZR 3.0 Tribute...

Well, mostly Yellow

2001 GT ZR 3.0 Tribute Bike for Belgium Adecco Lotto 2000 Tour de France team bike, bought this almost 20-years ago....
09-22-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 29,742
Posted By Cyclist0105

I used Aircraft Simple Green for decades and...

I used Aircraft Simple Green for decades and there is something out there called Rock-n-Roll Gold that stacks up very well against the competition.
Velonews...
09-22-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 29,742
Posted By Cyclist0105

For those who simply wish to rinse off the bikes...

For those who simply wish to rinse off the bikes and not use a cleaner like Simple Green, the use of food grade paraffin wax beads with 1.5 Micron PTFE powder is a viable option.

No wetting for...
Forum: Touring
09-19-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

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For you and the "Others" Now, do the math... 2.88-lbs per bag
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

Well, the weight comes from my Ortlieb Front...

Well, the weight comes from my Ortlieb Front Roller Classic bags weighed on my OXO 5-lb scale.

With regards to websites and weights on the Blackburn rack, you must be aware that this is the...
Forum: Touring
09-14-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,922
Posted By Cyclist0105

Yes, you need to service your stove, buy a...

Yes, you need to service your stove, buy a service kit and correct the problem.
Forum: Touring
09-14-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,922
Posted By Cyclist0105

I have used MRS Dragonfly extensively with K1...

I have used MRS Dragonfly extensively with K1 Kerosene, and use denatured alcohol to "PRIME" the stove to gassify the kerosene which then burns very clean and efficient.

BernieDawg Dragonfly Tamer...
Forum: Touring
09-12-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

Even though there is ample data to suggest that...

Even though there is ample data to suggest that carbon forks produce stress cracks which are visible to eye inspection, I am going to go with a Soma Pescadero Steel replacement fork. Of course the...
Forum: Touring
09-12-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

Yep, the bike is a 54cm and what I actually need...

Yep, the bike is a 54cm and what I actually need according to the bike fitting gurus is a 49-51 cm bike, so I reconfigured the "cockpit" to accommodate my comfort zone. I just love the bike, the ride...
Forum: Touring
09-12-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By Cyclist0105

GT ZR 3.0 Carbon Fork Replacement

Need some bike geometry advice for road bike touring. My front fork is the original 2001 carbon fork and I found a replacement Cr-Mo Tange front fork with nearly the same geometry.

My carbon fork...
Forum: Touring
09-12-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

I honestly do not think in those terms. My goal...

I honestly do not think in those terms. My goal is to have a single bike that is YELLOW.

Let it go brother, some folks tour on unicycles. I know, it is inconsistent when there are two and three...
Forum: Touring
09-12-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

I researched carbon fork failures and got some...

I researched carbon fork failures and got some interesting results, suffice it to say that my 20-year carbon fork was designed in a different era.

Therefore I am looking at a Soma Fork Pescadero...
Forum: Touring
09-12-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

Stay puzzled my friend, and as shocking as it...

Stay puzzled my friend, and as shocking as it might seem, perhaps I do have a different approach.

Yet, in the pursuit of a coherent community of like minded enthusiasts:
SteriPen (2.7 0z.)...
Forum: Touring
09-11-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

I agree the fork is thin and 20-years old. The...

I agree the fork is thin and 20-years old. The new Univega Steel Gran Premio have a sturdy front carbon fork with the three eyelets per leg, my steering tube is 1 1/8 Threadless and no idea of the...
Forum: Touring
09-11-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

Ortlieb Front Roller Classic 1 lb 9.9 oz ...

Ortlieb Front Roller Classic 1 lb 9.9 oz
Blackburn Outpost Front rack 12 oz
09-09-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 70,581
Views: 11,548,016
Posted By Cyclist0105

2012 Motobecane Le Champion Titanium Looks to be...

2012 Motobecane Le Champion Titanium Looks to be showroom new
$1,000.00 - eBAY no bids as of yet. Sunday is deadline

Click on active link below:
Motobecane Ti Le Champion <500-miles...
09-09-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,390
Posted By Cyclist0105

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Start Here
Forum: Touring
09-09-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

djb I agree with the cautions, and to ease the...

djb I agree with the cautions, and to ease the concerns the rack weighs 12-oz, and each pannier carries less than 5-lbs including the pannier weight. I do not wack into potholes, as my touring speed...
Forum: Touring
09-09-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cyclist0105

X-tra long QR 5mm skewer ~ 11-inch in length

My Blackburn Outpost Fat Rack is coming tomorrow and I am looking for a New Old Stock Blackburn quick release. No problem finding the front Outpost QR Skewer, however the longer rear wheel is skewer...
09-02-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Cyclist0105

Shimano Deore Front Chainwheel FC-M591 Exploded...

Shimano Deore Front Chainwheel FC-M591 Exploded Parts Diagram (https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-FC-M591-2927B.pdf)

Might be able to locate NOS with the Shimano part number...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,660
Posted By Cyclist0105

The carbon fork gets tore up due to the metal...

The carbon fork gets tore up due to the metal band with rubber coating chewing up the finish. This bike is a tribute to the 2000 Tour de France when GT built the Belgium Lotto Adecco team two bikes...
08-27-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,564
Posted By Cyclist0105

Seriously committed, ardently compulsive, and...

Seriously committed, ardently compulsive, and utterly ___________ Ya'll fill in the blank.. Me? I'll just move on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,660
Posted By Cyclist0105

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23mm Gatorskins are OK light touring
Forum: Texas
08-23-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,662
Posted By Cyclist0105

Willow Springs Loop near Enchanted Rock (Hit the...

Willow Springs Loop near Enchanted Rock (Hit the "mute" button at the beginning)

Turn around @ TS 6:37 when you reach Highway 16, and go back the way you came.

STAY OFF HIGHWAY 16. It is a kill...
08-23-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,580
Posted By Cyclist0105

One caveat is the advice on how to measure your...

One caveat is the advice on how to measure your inseam. I think that it is ludicrus to stand barefoot and measure your inseam. Rather, stand in your cycling shoes, when i do this my measurement to...
08-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,510
Posted By Cyclist0105

My comments were on the original poster's video...

My comments were on the original poster's video link, where there are no motorcycles, and yes I expect bicyclist to look both ways before entering traffic, and not assume all vehicles come to a stop...
08-21-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,510
Posted By Cyclist0105

I agree, the reason for no ticket is that the...

I agree, the reason for no ticket is that the dispatcher cleared the call, thus routing LEO responders to other calls. I don't know why that happened. Be safe out there.
08-21-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Cyclist0105

...with a little help from your community ...

...with a little help from your community

2021 Giant Revolt Advanced 3
08-21-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,510
Posted By Cyclist0105

Nighttime has all manner of distracting light...

Nighttime has all manner of distracting light images in an urban area, so drivers at night do not focus upon lights, for a flashing light might be a flood light shining through tree limbs. Add to the...
08-19-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Cyclist0105

Long standing members are (rightfully so)...

Long standing members are (rightfully so) expecting engagement with forum members with some empathy and advocacy that add to the merits of this forum. cb400bill's comment of "Don't do this." is...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,909
Posted By Cyclist0105

In 1980 I purchased this same model, kept it for...

In 1980 I purchased this same model, kept it for 18-years before an acquaintance "lost" it while out for a ride.
Great ride quality. I now have a 2001 GT SR 3.0 which is stiffer, yet retains the...
08-17-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Cyclist0105

For me...yes. For you, not so much.

For me...yes.

For you, not so much.
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