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03-25-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,927
Posted By Stick69

Thanks for the feedback. I went to a Specialized...

Thanks for the feedback. I went to a Specialized dealer at lunch and talked to the maintenance dept. They said they would install a CG-R with a shim provided the seat post would stay put without...
03-25-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,927
Posted By Stick69

Did you use a shim? How comfortable are you with...

Did you use a shim? How comfortable are you with a shimmed carbon seatpost, assuming the frame is steel. Problems solvers says not to use their shim on carbon frames and seatposts.
07-08-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Stick69

Looking for App for Tracking HR over multiple days out of cell range.

Is there an App that will store multiple days of HR data while out of cell range and then upload to Strava or similar? I lost six one day activities of HR data I had recorded on Strava. Even the last...
Forum: Foo
04-17-18, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

His posts are necessary.

His posts are necessary.
03-26-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

Test Ride with New Chain Rings.

Installing the 105 chainrings on the ultegra crank required a small amount of grinding and some spacers. Also, the front derailleur is sitting slightly high to accommodate some of the angles. That's...
03-04-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

Yes, I could run with the new 39T and existing...

Yes, I could run with the new 39T and existing 53-B.
03-03-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

We have the RD M952 (XTR Long). RD M772 XT...

We have the RD M952 (XTR Long).

RD M772 XT shadow is the currently manufactured version.
03-03-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

I think the 50T will be enough for us but the 53...

I think the 50T will be enough for us but the 53 is very good looking. I asked my mechanic if his suggestion about going from 53 to 50 had anything to do with the max tooth difference spec of 23 for...
03-02-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

I did the same thing only on accident and with...

I did the same thing only on accident and with much terse communication between the captain and stoker regarding which chain ring we were in. I suppose we would have eventually got better at it.
03-02-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

Thanks to one and all for the input. I just had...

Thanks to one and all for the input. I just had my LBS order:

Shimano 105 5703-S 39t 130mm 10-Speed Triple Middle Chainring Silver...
03-01-18, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

I think I am beginning to understand the...

I think I am beginning to understand the trade-offs with the front derailleur/chainrings on our tandem. The derailleur is an FD 7703 designed for 53-39-30 chainrings. The maximum tooth difference is...
02-28-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

Thank you for the response. I found the Shimano...

Thank you for the response. I found the Shimano FC-6603 39T out of stock on several sites including Amazon. I have emailed Precision Tandems. They seem to have hard to find items and their inventory...
02-28-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

Regarding my trouble shifting from the 26T to the...

Regarding my trouble shifting from the 26T to the 39T, I have the following Shimano chain rings:

SG B-53
SG 9S B-39
M9 R-26

Chain is HG

Mechanic is proposing to switch the 39T to a newer...
02-27-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

Chain length is set to go around the 53 and 34 to...

Chain length is set to go around the 53 and 34 to avoid potential damage caused by a rookie/aging/tired captain. Changing the ring from 53 to 50 allows us to shorten the chain. Low range gearing is...
02-27-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,779
Posted By Stick69

Opinions sought on changing 53 to 50.

We had the tandem serviced last week and the mechanic recommended two changes to our 26-39-53 by 11-34 drivetrain. Firstly, the middle ring is the smaller of a pair and is not designed to be on a...
Forum: Foo
02-12-18, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

He's an independent gentlemen...indigent they say.

He's an independent gentlemen...indigent they say.
02-12-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,398
Posted By Stick69

Just to expand a bit. Cycling in the area is...

Just to expand a bit. Cycling in the area is multifaceted. There certainly has been an uptick in the number of indigent riders. I don't see it as much now since I don't commute on my bike downtown...
02-12-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,817
Posted By Stick69

Got our trainer and Zwift talking again and rode...

Got our trainer and Zwift talking again and rode about 2/3rds of the figure eight on Sunday (after I guilted my stoker away from the Olympics for an hour). We have been on a weight loss diet this...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,938
Posted By Stick69

The combination of padded nose of the saddle and...

The combination of padded nose of the saddle and padded shorts may be too much padding in the wrong place.

Specialized makes a variety of saddles in 2 or three different widths. Our local shop...
Forum: Foo
02-08-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Still insisting you should "fight fire with...

Still insisting you should "fight fire with fire". Even Floyd and G**ber know you fight fire with water.
Forum: Foo
01-24-18, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Is especially good at expectorating (and now has...

Is especially good at expectorating (and now has that song stuck in his head).
Forum: Foo
01-15-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 22,797
Posted By Stick69

My bike got stolen.

My bike got stolen.
Forum: Foo
01-15-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Is constantly concerned about being out of the...

Is constantly concerned about being out of the fruit loop.
Forum: Foo
01-14-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

His favorite t-shirt reads "Only a TRUE Scotsman...

His favorite t-shirt reads "Only a TRUE Scotsman can Supermoon"
Forum: Foo
01-14-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Onlookers were startled when he reached in the...

Onlookers were startled when he reached in the pocket of his mystery robe
and whipped out a shaving kit.
Forum: Foo
01-13-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,697
Posted By Stick69

I don't have time for this nonsense, someone is...

I don't have time for this nonsense, someone is wrong on the internet.

I said good day.
Forum: Foo
01-13-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

While nostalgically fondling his Angel Flight...

While nostalgically fondling his Angel Flight pants it occurred to him he is twice the man he used to be.

But at least he's stayin' alive.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,720
Posted By Stick69

If I'm not quite on schedule because my routine...

If I'm not quite on schedule because my routine has been upset I do the following.

24 hours before leaving on ride

2 large very warm glasses of water
1 large mug of Smooth Move Tea
2 large...
Forum: Foo
01-13-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By Stick69

You're OK.

You're OK.
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Stick69

Unless they are very knowledgeable about bike...

Unless they are very knowledgeable about bike geometry how will they know if it fits?
Forum: Foo
01-12-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,697
Posted By Stick69

xkcd may want to up their QC/QA. They are only...

xkcd may want to up their QC/QA. They are only slightly more accurate than (insert your least favorite news outlet here). IAD is not Idaho it is Dulles. There might be other errors as well. I googled...
Forum: Foo
01-12-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Still searching for the handsome parish lady that...

Still searching for the handsome parish lady that made her entrance like a queen at Ahsposo's pancake breakfast. He even purchased extra sausage patties.
Forum: Foo
01-08-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Dreamt he wheedled on the Bingo cards and blew up...

Dreamt he wheedled on the Bingo cards and blew up the latrine. Woke up craving pancakes.

(All these years I thought he whittled on a bingo card.)
Forum: Foo
01-07-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Used to program in ladder logic but has slowed...

Used to program in ladder logic but has slowed down a bit and now uses step stool logic.
Forum: Foo
01-07-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Ordered the fax seed waffles and is now so clean...

Ordered the fax seed waffles and is now so clean he whistles.
Forum: Foo
01-07-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,497
Posted By Stick69

Moto Z Play with Moto battery. Fits on my bike...

Moto Z Play with Moto battery. Fits on my bike without the battery but I can carry the battery to recharge if needed. I would have to ride 8 to 10 hours to need a recharge and that ain't happening...
Forum: Foo
01-07-18, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 67,824
Posted By Stick69

Woke up with a sinus headache. I'm drinking nuun.

Woke up with a sinus headache. I'm drinking nuun.
Forum: Foo
01-05-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Toe fungi aficionado.

Toe fungi aficionado.
01-05-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,950
Posted By Stick69

We have forgotten to un-pause which is a pain. As...

We have forgotten to un-pause which is a pain. As far as auto-pause I haven't figured out if it actually matters to us. We upload to Strava and Strava seems to subtract out non-moving time. We did...
01-05-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,950
Posted By Stick69

Thanks for the information. It looks like...

Thanks for the information. It looks like Cyclemeter is popular.
01-05-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,950
Posted By Stick69

Thanks for the information. I will look into...

Thanks for the information. I will look into Cyclemeter.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,023
Posted By Stick69

We have only been riding for 18 months and on the...

We have only been riding for 18 months and on the trainer for about 4 months. Typical is 40 to 60 minutes but we are expecting to work into a second hour as the winter drags on (assuming we...
01-05-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,948
Posted By Stick69

There has been a recent rash of people stopping...

There has been a recent rash of people stopping on the causeway to watch the evening murmurations. At least self driving cars would not be susceptible to the looky-loo syndrome.
01-04-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,948
Posted By Stick69

On a positive note, it is becoming easier to get...

On a positive note, it is becoming easier to get groceries and sundry items delivered to our homes which could result in fewer trips. This could make it easier to live in both urban and rural areas...
Forum: Foo
01-04-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

He's a market bear and an advocate of rational...

He's a market bear and an advocate of rational lethargy.
01-03-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,163
Posted By Stick69

We are training for the Velo Love Ride in hopes...

We are training for the Velo Love Ride in hopes the weather is good.

https://www.chicovelo.org/velo-love-ride-february.html
01-03-18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,817
Posted By Stick69

Got on the trainer today as we are trying to get...

Got on the trainer today as we are trying to get back in shape for a ride in February and we need to ride mid week after work. We have our tandem on a Kurt Kinetic smart-control and ride on Zwift. I...
Forum: Foo
01-03-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Bats cleanup for the Bad News Bears

Bats cleanup for the Bad News Bears
01-03-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,948
Posted By Stick69

I think the opposite will happen here. People...

I think the opposite will happen here. People will live where housing is cheaper and commute longer distances in driverless cars. They will be able to work or sleep in the car, show up to work at...
Forum: Foo
01-03-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12,950
Views: 741,721
Posted By Stick69

Is in the money.

Is in the money.
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