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12-01-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 258,175
Posted By inspclouseau

if it makes you feel better I have a bottom...

if it makes you feel better I have a bottom bracket creak.

still there after replaced wheel hub bearings, new chain ring, new bottom bracket, new chain, new cassette, new pedals. Pretty convinced...
12-01-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 258,175
Posted By inspclouseau

thanks for the feedback. Your click may be the...

thanks for the feedback. Your click may be the saddle. Had that before with an Antares. Sounded like the post down low, ended up being where the rails attach to the saddle itself. (Not the rails to...
12-01-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 258,175
Posted By inspclouseau

how’d that seatpost work out for you? Looking to...

how’d that seatpost work out for you? Looking to replace my salsa alloy guide for something more comfy and subtle looks like this.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

SRAM Centerline Rounded, bought late 2018. I...

SRAM Centerline Rounded, bought late 2018. I also like the Dura Ace ones, but they still only come in centerlock and i need the 6 bolt.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

Brought to my LBS yesterday. The morning ride...

Brought to my LBS yesterday. The morning ride there were a few slight noises annoying me so explained the slap, the noises, etc and asked them to go over the bike. Surprised at the same day...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

haha. Thank you kindly. Still working out a few...

haha. Thank you kindly. Still working out a few kinks before I cut that tube. Then I’ll throw up on hot or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

haha. Sure thing. ...

haha. Sure thing.


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

Thanks! I really don’t like those wheels. It...

Thanks! I really don’t like those wheels. It would have been nice as backups, but my regular wheels were sent to the manufacturer on Monday to be relaced. Hopefully when they return all will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

Thanks. So just let it break in a bit?

Thanks. So just let it break in a bit?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

it does not. Also, discs so thru-axles. ...

it does not. Also, discs so thru-axles.

when this happened on the sprint it was mid sprint. The sudden movement was me looking for more watts and I think standing, not when I first took off for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

Possible? Hard to believe since the bike was not...

Possible? Hard to believe since the bike was not a custom build, but I dont really know.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

I am pretty sure before every sprint on a ride I...

I am pretty sure before every sprint on a ride I tell myself I am not going to sprint, but it just happens. So I gladly accept this advice, but say I wont sprint anymore until I fgure this out but...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

Thanks all for the replies. Answers to the above...

Thanks all for the replies. Answers to the above questions:

Not sure why the bike matters but its a Look 795 Blade RS.
I did get it brand new, but the shop I bought from is 2 hours away. I will...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,129
Posted By inspclouseau

Chain Slap

Any ideas on how to diagnose and fix chain slap?

Googled around and seeing most caused by a dirty derailleur. This is certainly not the case.

Bike is about a month old and meticulously cleaned...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By inspclouseau

Call around the shops. There's a Strava group...

Call around the shops. There's a Strava group called A1A cyclists or something to that effect.

I know folks that split time between where I am in Central Florida and South Florida. Jupiter and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,761
Posted By inspclouseau

Not to revive this old post, but what failed? ...

Not to revive this old post, but what failed? Mine are being sent back, they're a year and a half old. I had a speed wobble from hard braking and the mechanic said they became out of round (top to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,682
Posted By inspclouseau

Yup. Seems like step 1.

Yup. Seems like step 1.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,682
Posted By inspclouseau

And I just noticed it mentioned that the rotor is...

And I just noticed it mentioned that the rotor is not true.

So, there's that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,682
Posted By inspclouseau

As others said, it's probably fork or wheel flex....

As others said, it's probably fork or wheel flex. Evident by it only happens when you stand. Not sure how bad it is, but I've run disc brakes on two bikes for the past few years and there was always...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-18, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By inspclouseau

I bought a cheap adidas duffel from Ross for 10...

I bought a cheap adidas duffel from Ross for 10 bucks. I put everything in there now to minimize trips to the car and eliminate forgetting anything. However, the heart rate strap and helmet get...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,331
Posted By inspclouseau

How do you all wash the Assos bibs? I always...

How do you all wash the Assos bibs?

I always throw mine in the washer, light cycle, cold water, 1/4 of a cap full of detergent. Only last about a year before the pad is not what it was.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-18, 07:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,721
Posted By inspclouseau

After the cortisone and other anti-inflammatory...

After the cortisone and other anti-inflammatory meds I went with Powerstep ProTech orthotics. The standard Powerstep orthotics don't help, they must be ProTech version which you have to buy through a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,183
Posted By inspclouseau

This makes me love Focus' RAT system all the...

This makes me love Focus' RAT system all the more. Can you fit in the cargo area with seat up? We couldnt in the outback. Bike fits fine in my trunk without taking wheel off in my Passat if the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-18, 03:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,183
Posted By inspclouseau

We had an outback, the cargo space and back seat...

We had an outback, the cargo space and back seat were not any more spacious than the trunk and back seat of my passat. Great cars though. Almost any car will take a bike with the back wheel off in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 111,367
Posted By inspclouseau

I agree with this. Personally, I only take off...

I agree with this. Personally, I only take off the front wheel, and stick everything in my back seat. I have a large back seat (passat) but there's no reason this wouldnt work in most sedans. Bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,286,127
Posted By inspclouseau

What kind of damage did the bike take on and...

What kind of damage did the bike take on and about how much to repair? Also, what was the paint, if any and how did you remove? Just sanded?

My bike and I sustained a bit of damage as well. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 39,452
Posted By inspclouseau

I have a pair of Lakes, half white, half black. ...

I have a pair of Lakes, half white, half black. Super comfy, goes great w/ my black and white helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,979
Posted By inspclouseau

lezyne micro caddy I had this and loved what a...

lezyne micro caddy
I had this and loved what a small profile it is.

I moved to this after getting a new ride: https://www.ornotbike.com/collections/accessories/products/kom-macgyver

Fits...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,533
Posted By inspclouseau

If definitely not the saddle, unless an infection...

If definitely not the saddle, unless an infection of some sorts, most likely the shorts. Possibly ill fitting.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-17, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27,170
Views: 17,708,827
Posted By inspclouseau

2016 Izalco Max Disc, mix dura-ace. Picked up...

2016 Izalco Max Disc, mix dura-ace. Picked up Friday night.

https://i.imgur.com/d8dUX6k.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,055
Posted By inspclouseau

Completely agree with this and what...

Completely agree with this and what carbonfiberboy said.

Had miserable upper back issues until I learned to rotate my hips and stretch out. When you rotate your hips properly, your back,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-17, 12:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,543
Posted By inspclouseau

For me is to ride. Been a year and a half with...

For me is to ride. Been a year and a half with very little riding due to injuries and crashing out my bike. Tomorrow night is NBD.

Saturday it's go time.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-17, 07:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,037
Posted By inspclouseau

Central, East Coast Florida here. Summers are...

Central, East Coast Florida here. Summers are brutal. As many have said, adaptation has been the biggest help. I am still adapting 10 years later.

Summer rides are in the nineties. Longer,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,946
Posted By inspclouseau

I had pretty bad hip pain following a longish...

I had pretty bad hip pain following a longish ride two years ago. A few weeks prior, I got lazy with stretching, and my hip had dull soreness. It felt exactly like muscle pain.

As the weeks went...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-17, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,890
Posted By inspclouseau

What was the shoulder injury? Mine was a scapula...

What was the shoulder injury? Mine was a scapula and collarbone. The scapula wasn't too bad but looked the worst, at first. It only hurt depending on position. The collarbone was the worst of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,890
Posted By inspclouseau

I think it took my rib to stop being in pain...

I think it took my rib to stop being in pain about 4-6 weeks - maybe 8? The agony of a sneeze or laugh went away after about 3.

My shoulder after 5 months is still not 100% healed. If I fall, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By inspclouseau

I wish:love:

I wish:love:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By inspclouseau

You just explained my trouble exactly - very...

You just explained my trouble exactly - very eloquently.

4-5k on a frame alone is basically out of budget. 3500 is really the top of my budget. If I absolutely loved it, i'd wait a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By inspclouseau

I am open, haven't given them much thought...

I am open, haven't given them much thought because no reputable dealers near me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,915
Posted By inspclouseau

I gravitated to AG2R when I had my Focus. Now I...

I gravitated to AG2R when I had my Focus. Now I cheer for Roman Bardet and wish I could afford a Factor. If they rode my most hated brand, I'd still be cheering for them anyway. I also like...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-17, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By inspclouseau

Well yeah, I can go with a new f10 at my LBS -...

Well yeah, I can go with a new f10 at my LBS - but it is out of budget. Also kind of worried about the comfort of an f8/f10.

Not a fan of the 2018 Izalcos either and price goes up again,
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By inspclouseau

New Bike Advice

So long story short, I wrecked my bike this summer and now that the body is mostly healed up it is time for a new one.

The frame I wrecked was an Izalco. I absolutely loved that bike. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,253
Posted By inspclouseau

The valley you mention may be resolved by...

The valley you mention may be resolved by different insoles/orthotics. I had normal arches, which eventually fell after weight, age, and preferring to be barefoot took their toll. I was fitted with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,978
Posted By inspclouseau

I had the same issues. Then I read this: ...

I had the same issues.

Then I read this:
http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/722724-riding-position-discovery.html

& This
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-16, 04:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,890
Posted By inspclouseau

My cycling has caused me sciatica due to a yet be...

My cycling has caused me sciatica due to a yet be investigated fit issue (can't ride, no pt bike fitter near me that I know of)

This has been ongoing for 2 months and counting.

3 PCP visits....
11-07-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,205
Posted By inspclouseau

Good info, thanks! I haven't heard of this one...

Good info, thanks! I haven't heard of this one yet and will study it a bit.

Met with my Ortho this morning. He thought it rather absurd that the primary thinks it's spondylitis and most like...
11-06-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,205
Posted By inspclouseau

Good info thanks. And everyone else who has...

Good info thanks. And everyone else who has replied.

My PT sessions ended last week, and over the past three weeks have been going back to my Chiro 3x a week.

I feel very slightly better. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-16, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By inspclouseau

My shop highly recommends these. Most of the...

My shop highly recommends these. Most of the employees/owners race and use them too. They fitted my wife with one and it resolved her lady bits issues.

Unfortunately, it exacerbated her hand...
10-16-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,205
Posted By inspclouseau

Still off the bike. Since my last post the pain...

Still off the bike. Since my last post the pain had done nothing but increase or remain the same even after 9 sessions with a PT.

They believe it's piriformis syndrome. It's clearly sciatica in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By inspclouseau

Someone's getting fired today. :-(

Someone's getting fired today. :-(
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