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Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,287
Posted By City Guy

Hi. Please post and let us know how this...

Hi.

Please post and let us know how this part works out for you and your Treks
05-18-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By City Guy

Greetings Quite fascinating, and congrats on...

Greetings

Quite fascinating, and congrats on diagnosing the problem. Can you post a pic of the bushing and its location?
05-01-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By City Guy

Greetings ok now I see it, thanks so much ...

Greetings

ok now I see it, thanks so much
im going to work on this during the upcoming weekend

thanks again. Take care
04-30-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By City Guy

Domane Iso Speed headset Question

Greetings

I'm in process of diagnosing a clunking sound coming from my 2017 Domane Iso Speed headset. I have downloaded the Trek manual for this and I can't seem to figure out how to verify the 10...
04-27-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By City Guy

Greetings Thank you all for the info. I'm...

Greetings

Thank you all for the info. I'm using a Garmin cadence sensor which magnet-less. Include zeroes option on Bolt is set to off. Todays ride, 2:14:32, Bolt 67 rpm, Strava 80 rpm.
04-26-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By City Guy

Greetings i wear progressive glasses when...

Greetings

i wear progressive glasses when cycling and have no problem riding in traffic, riding in groups on open roads, and no problem reading the data display on my Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt. I have a...
04-24-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By City Guy

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt and iPhone app cadence problems

Hello all,

I recently switched to using an Elemnt Bolt on my road bike. Along with the Wahoo Elemnt iPhone app I have been very pleased with the unit and app. On my road bike I have a cadence...
04-21-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By City Guy

Greetings all, Thanks, for all the tips, and...

Greetings all,

Thanks, for all the tips, and especially for the McMaster-Carr link. Got it. Thanks
04-20-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By City Guy

Source for brake pad retaining screws

Greetings,

Anyone know of a source for brake pad retaining screws. The typical one I have experience with are M4 x 5.5 mm long, with a very small 2.5 mm hex head. Noting close on McMaster-Carr, or...
04-08-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By City Guy

Hi Thanks for the link, some really useful...

Hi

Thanks for the link, some really useful and detailed info there. Take Care
04-08-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By City Guy

Hi Tim, THANK YOU very much. This solves my...

Hi Tim,

THANK YOU very much. This solves my Di2 mystery. Most helpful and very much appreciated. take care and have a great day...
04-07-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By City Guy

Di2 Battery Check Issue?

Greetings,

Have a question about my Shimano Di2 battery check lights. I recently updated the firmware on my Shimano Di2 Ultegra R8050. When I check the battery charge status, the bike is...
01-23-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By City Guy

Want to take basic bike mechanic course- Barnett's or United???

Hi

I want to take a basic bike mechanics course this spring, mostly for working on my own bikes, and just learning more about bikes. I have done some basic maintenance on my own bikes, but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By City Guy

Hi Landis, Thanks for the info, much...

Hi Landis,

Thanks for the info, much appreciated. After considering the options, I may just stay with axel nuts.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By City Guy

Hi all, Thank you for th ideas. I'll report...

Hi all,

Thank you for th ideas. I'll report back my experience.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-11-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By City Guy

Dahon D8 - Quick Release Axel?

Hi

Bought a Dahon Mariner D8 a while ago, had my first flat tire. I was prepared with a 15mm wrench for removing the axel nuts to remove wheel, and everything went OK to change tube.

Was...
08-25-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By City Guy

Hi All, The Chain-L website is back up and...

Hi All,

The Chain-L website is back up and working, and my favorite chain lubricant Chain-L is still available. Mr. FBinNY is fine.

Max
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By City Guy

Got the Dahon Mariner D8 - Now what

Greetings,

I have been considering a folding bike for commuting for a while now and have looked at several. And after careful consideration I purchased a Dahon Mariner D8. A couple of weeks ago I...
08-19-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By City Guy

Hi I really like Chain-L, works great for me. I...

Hi
I really like Chain-L, works great for me. I noticed the Chain-L website is not available. Has Chain-L been discontinued? Will it be available in the future?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-06-18, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,259
Posted By City Guy

Hi Quick questions, why mariner? I'm in same...

Hi

Quick questions, why mariner? I'm in same situation as OP.
02-07-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,062
Posted By City Guy

Hi Just an update. Yesterday I replaced the...

Hi

Just an update. Yesterday I replaced the brake pads that came with the Vincenza, with a pair of Tektro pads I had from a previous upgrade. Problem solved. Brakes work great now. Took it out for...
02-05-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,062
Posted By City Guy

Hi, Glad to hear your assessment aligns with...

Hi,

Glad to hear your assessment aligns with mine as the cause of our Vincenza brake issues. I may use the Vincenza to bike-train-bike to and from work tomorrow. The weather out here in the S.F....
02-04-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,062
Posted By City Guy

Greetings, I had a chance to ride the new...

Greetings,

I had a chance to ride the new Vincenza today. Overall a great bike for money. However, I agree with your assessment of the brake performance. The brakes on my Vincenza are quite noisy,...
02-03-18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,062
Posted By City Guy

Hi Picked up the bike this afternoon at...

Hi

Picked up the bike this afternoon at Performance during my lunch break.

Brought it home in the back of my car but have not ridden yet.

The weather is spectacular this weekend out here in...
02-03-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,062
Posted By City Guy

Thanks for the info I will use the Vincenza...

Thanks for the info

I will use the Vincenza for short commutes and around town
02-03-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,062
Posted By City Guy

Thanks for the info I will use the Vincenza...

Thanks for the info

I will use the Vincenza for short commutes and around town
02-03-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,062
Posted By City Guy

Greetings, I considering buying a Marin...

Greetings,

I considering buying a Marin Vincenza from Performance Bike.

The question for you is: How do you like it so far? Are you satisfied with the construction and components?

Any other...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By City Guy

Greetings Thanks so much to everyone. All of...

Greetings

Thanks so much to everyone. All of you provided some great ideas and resources. Take care, and stay dry...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By City Guy

Rain suit for bike commuting recommendations

Greetings,

Any recommendations for a rain suit suitable for bike commuting in the rain.

I tried a Rock Brothers and the jacket fit OK, but the pants were too tight around the legs. I also would...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-17, 07:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,278
Posted By City Guy

Greetings, About 4 months ago I purchased...

Greetings,

About 4 months ago I purchased direct from Wahoo, a factory reconditioned Wahoo Kickr SNAP, wheel on trainer. You may want to check the Wahoo website for a reconditioned model, the one...
11-30-17, 06:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,495
Posted By City Guy

Greetings all, Thanks for the replies. Much...

Greetings all,

Thanks for the replies. Much appreciated. I will give the bike a quick wash and use the water rinse sparingly.

Take care all
11-29-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,495
Posted By City Guy

Bike washing with soap and water? Really?

Greetings,

Fairly new around here and need on info on bike washing. My road bike has picked up a lot of dirt grime and some small amount of mud during the past few weeks.

I have seen several...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,883
Posted By City Guy

Hi I'll add my story. This previous summer I...

Hi

I'll add my story. This previous summer I purchased Giant Contend 1, which was fitted with the Shimano Sora drive train and shifters, the brakes were from Tektro. After a month or so I found I...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,120
Posted By City Guy

Greetings all, Thanks so much for the...

Greetings all,

Thanks so much for the suggestions and ideas. The used Bike Friday Tikit I was looking at has been sold. I did consider the Bike Friday ****t, and the Bike Friday dealer in San...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-17, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,120
Posted By City Guy

Hi Thanks, at this point I'm beginning to...

Hi

Thanks, at this point I'm beginning to think the folding bike might be more trouble that its worth. I may just take my Giant Contend on Cal Train and use the racks.

I do think the Bike...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,120
Posted By City Guy

Cal Train folding bike

Greetings all,

I'm considering purchasing a Bike Friday Tikit and using Cal Train to commute from the Millbrae station to Palo Alto California Drive, and return.

Does anyone know the current...
11-14-17, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By City Guy

McMaster-Carr

Greetings,

I would definitely try McMaster-Carr, mcmastercarr.com

This company has a very large inventory of washers, I would suggest making an accurate measurement of the parts you wish to...
10-09-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,644
Posted By City Guy

Greetings Yes I should have written 5800 and...

Greetings

Yes I should have written 5800 and 5801, thanks for catching my very early morning, pre-coffee typo🙂
10-09-17, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,644
Posted By City Guy

Greetings all, A HUGE thank you to all that...

Greetings all,

A HUGE thank you to all that replied to my original post. All this information helped me figure out exactly what the manual was referencing in the section for the initial cable...
10-07-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,644
Posted By City Guy

Shimano 105 Front derailleur new version-cable tension adjustment

Greetings,

I have a question related to my Shimano 105 upgrade project. The front derailleur is the latest version, FD5801.

I'm referencing the Shimano Dealer Manual DM-RAFD001-03, for...
10-05-17, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,241
Posted By City Guy

Follow-up on this thread

Greetings al

Thanks again for all the great ideas and advice. I did purchase a set of Mavic wheels, with the rear freehub accepting the Shimano freehub.

Last weekend I completed the upgrade and...
09-25-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,241
Posted By City Guy

Hi Ok, got it, that is what I needed to...

Hi

Ok, got it, that is what I needed to know. Thank you for the information. Looks like I will also be upgrading the wheels if I choose to proceed with the project.

This forum is awesome for a...
09-25-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,241
Posted By City Guy

Replace a 9 speed freehub with Shimano 11 speed freehub

Greetings,

Kind of a newbie here with a technical/mechanical upgrade question.

I have Giant 2017 Contend 1 with Shimano Sora 9 speed groupset. I want to upgrade the components and have...
06-29-17, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,966
Posted By City Guy

Bontrager adapter on Domane

Greetings Wheever

I have a Domane and looked at the Bontrager adapter that you use. The one linked sates it is for a Madone. I just want to ask you if that is the one you use on your Domane....
05-17-17, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By City Guy

Thanks ! ! !

Greetings all,

And a huge thanks, you all provided some very useful information. I was not aware that the chain had grease applied at the factory.

Seems like the simplest method will be the...
05-17-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By City Guy

Newbie question re: chain cleaning

Greetings from a newbie, back cycling after many years.

Great information here, so much to learn. I have a question about chain cleaning. I have an 11 speed Trek road bike and the Shimano Ultegra...
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