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09-29-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By biker222

I have the same unit since 2000 and no leaks from...

I have the same unit since 2000 and no leaks from resistance unit. About 10yrs ago one of the support arms cracked at base
and was able to get it repaired at auto body shop. They also welded some...
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By biker222

Looks like a Mountainsmith Morrison 2 tent. I am...

Looks like a Mountainsmith Morrison 2 tent. I am on my second one after many years. I think one of the best tents for the money.
09-23-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,708
Posted By biker222

This afternoon AQI is now over 100. Highest I...

This afternoon AQI is now over 100. Highest I have seen it.
This morning was able to do a 30mi loop starting in upper 30s.
09-21-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,708
Posted By biker222

Twin Cities area has had a AQI range of 20-40 for...

Twin Cities area has had a AQI range of 20-40 for about a week. Today in mid 30s.
Did have one clear blue sunny day otherwise filtered sun.
08-31-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 585
Posted By biker222

I been using 16mm cloth tape on my Open Pro rims...

I been using 16mm cloth tape on my Open Pro rims for years with no problem.
This link states tape size for rim - https://www.benscycle.com/mavic-open-pro-rim/rim_mavic_openpro_301/product
06-25-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,316
Posted By biker222

My frame has LEMOND stamped on the crown,seat...

My frame has LEMOND stamped on the crown,seat stays at seat post and top of both sides of bottom bracket shell with english threads.
06-24-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,316
Posted By biker222

The 3 TdF wining years label probably was on the...

The 3 TdF wining years label probably was on the seat post on my bike also. Was the black background the only option ? I wish I had some pics of original frame paint.
06-23-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,316
Posted By biker222

I have an old 80s Lemond Team Pro Columbus tubing...

I have an old 80s Lemond Team Pro Columbus tubing made in Italy with 7sp Durace Groupo . After many miles of use the down tube cracked and had a local frame builder replace tube and repaint frame in...
05-22-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 10,933
Posted By biker222

I had two steel frames crack on down tube. One...

I had two steel frames crack on down tube.
One was a Bridgestone MB-1 Mtn bike and the other was a LeMond Team Pro Italian Columbus tubing,
The Lemond frame I had local frame builder replace tube...
05-10-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By biker222

Yes the stopper plate is undamaged and correctly...

Yes the stopper plate is undamaged and correctly installed as well as used correctly. I did clean off grease from spindle,arm hole and bolt holes and used anti-seize grease before installing and...
05-09-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By biker222

This is the method I used to tighten bolts. ...

This is the method I used to tighten bolts.
When they get to desired values they did match after rechecking both.
05-09-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,654
Posted By biker222

AliExpress orders

Ordered some bib shorts in early March and their tracking showed left China by air 4/4/20
5/1/20 showed arrived in San Bruno,CA awaiting USPS transfer
No tracking updates as of 5/7/20 and no bibs...
05-09-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By biker222

Not only delivery issues. I had a FedEx truck...

Not only delivery issues. I had a FedEx truck driver cut in front of me this week to make a right turn rather than wait 5 secs until I passed turn.
I yelled at him to learn how to drive and he...
05-09-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By biker222

The security plate is installed with arm

The security plate is installed with arm
05-06-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By biker222

I do have grease on spindle and inside of the...

I do have grease on spindle and inside of the crank arm mounting hole.
I'll remove it next time it starts to become noticeable and see if that improves things.
I would think if cracks in the crank...
05-05-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By biker222

The crankset is on a Dean Ti road bike.. The...

The crankset is on a Dean Ti road bike..
The problem is not the bottom bracket.
And like I said arm starts to loosen a small amount after maybe 30-40 days.
I do a bit of out of saddle climbing...
05-04-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By biker222

Shimano Ultegra 6800 crank arm pinch bolts

I have had large chain ring chain rubbing FD after around a month of use during out of seat pedaling in the higher gears.
I have loosen the pinch bolts and hand tighten pre load and alternately...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By biker222

I also have experience blow back out of cap. I...

I also have experience blow back out of cap.
I apply a fair amount of force from gun to port and rotate pedal between applications.
When done greasing I rotate pedal 10-20x and wipe excess grease...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,427
Posted By biker222

I have used the X system for many years and then...

I have used the X system for many years and then switched to Zeros shortly after they came on market.
Personally I like the Zeros better. They wear longer than the X cleats and now with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,743
Posted By biker222

I also had the pressure on the tendon that runs...

I also had the pressure on the tendon that runs along the top of my left foot. This was on some new 2020 Sidi Genius 10 shoes.
After doing something similar with some orthopedic felt the problem...
04-14-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,348
Posted By biker222

Google - Resistance Bands I also use a pull-up...

Google - Resistance Bands
I also use a pull-up bar as well as the outside solo cycling or indoor cycling when weather not nice.
04-07-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By biker222

You could use something like this tubing...

You could use something like this tubing (https://www.amazon.com/Jagwire-Black-Housing-Liner-Cables/dp/B0029LF1XO/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1442657563&sr=8-3&keywords=shift+cable+liner).
I been using...
03-26-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By biker222

The link below is what I used to adjust FD for a...

The link below is what I used to adjust FD for a Ultegra 6800 FD:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5jnNScKhRs
03-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,774
Posted By biker222

I was out Monday on ride about 60% roads and 40%...

I was out Monday on ride about 60% roads and 40% trails and during the trail section I was about to leave and group of about 6 I think high school age kids were
walking towards me. As I got closer...
03-21-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,735
Posted By biker222

Same time frame for me as well. I think it may...

Same time frame for me as well. I think it may have been from visiting a multi sport shop. Some of sales people seem to be out of it that day.
01-02-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,953
Posted By biker222

I used to use Prolink for a number of years and...

I used to use Prolink for a number of years and now using Mobil1 5/30w with OMS and seems to work the same.
The key is to wipe chain/cassette/DR wheel before and chain after and let sit overnite.
I...
11-18-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By biker222

Kinovea software (https://www.kinovea.org/) can...

Kinovea software (https://www.kinovea.org/) can be used for fitting analysis.
It take some time to learn its functionality.
I used my cell phone camera and tripod for recording videos.
Using a...
10-11-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By biker222

I have been using a pair of Sidi Energy shoes...

I have been using a pair of Sidi Energy shoes which I think they are 42 to 43 size since 2000.
I put a coating of AquaSeal around the top edge of heel to keep wearing in check and extend their life....
08-14-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,037
Posted By biker222

I've worn out 2 set of road rims to point of...

I've worn out 2 set of road rims to point of noticeable cupping. I avoid riding wet conditions as much as possible. Mainly use Kool Stop salmon pads.
Probably about 40k-50k miles before cupping is a...
08-10-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,021
Posted By biker222

I have had good luck with these SPEXCEL bib...

I have had good luck with these SPEXCEL bib (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32701740226.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.18c44c4dPHUJEY)s up to 40miles.
I like the long leg length and have been holding...
08-09-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By biker222

So far the center is holding up better than the...

So far the center is holding up better than the G+.
08-08-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By biker222

I've been using the G2 tire and was getting about...

I've been using the G2 tire and was getting about 2k miles. I was not impress with number of nicks/cuts I was seeing on the center and starting to see cords. Maybe I got a bad lot.
I just starting...
08-07-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By biker222

Victoria Rubino Pro III Tire

Anyone using Victoria Rubino Pro III 700x25c tires looking for feedback on mileage you been getting and handling characteristics.
What air pressure have you been using ?

Thanks
07-10-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By biker222

The bow ties on pedals wear as well, so at some...

The bow ties on pedals wear as well, so at some point probably better to just buy new pedals(which come with new cleats).
06-25-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By biker222

Did you remove seat post and grease it ? I have...

Did you remove seat post and grease it ?
I have a Ti frame and the seatpost was cause of creaking.
06-19-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,239
Posted By biker222

Even the Campy Record non drive arm had failures....

Even the Campy Record non drive arm had failures.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/721x580/img561_521f977b988cd50009edef2db765a4b9b9b7b9c9.jpg
This was sliced for analysis in...
06-19-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,394
Posted By biker222

Interesting site...

Interesting site (https://nikolainnovation.com/2017/08/26/history-clipless-pedal/) showing history of some clipless systems coming into use.
06-18-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,455
Posted By biker222

This video shows how to disassemble the whole...

This video shows how to disassemble the whole nozzle assemble. I just let them sit in hot soapy water wth cap full of Clorox in 3 cups water for 1/2 hr. Then pour water in bottle and sit same time.
06-01-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,203
Posted By biker222

I had a similar issue with creaking only when...

I had a similar issue with creaking only when standing out of saddle.
Tried all the obvious solutions then pulled seat post and added new grease, installed and No Creaking.

The frame flex would...
05-12-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By biker222

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/airborneframe1_d5291dfd11559352e1ce49da6399b3952d283f86.jpg


How many miles do you have on the Airborne Zeppelin ?
My Airborne...
05-01-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By biker222

Yep! I did flex frame while off bike pushing...

Yep!

I did flex frame while off bike pushing pedal inwards on both side and could not duplicate noise from seatpost as well as torquing saddle in various directions by hand.
Would only generate...
04-29-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By biker222

Ti frame creaking

Started getting creaking sounds on both pedal strokes only during hill climbing out of saddle.

It appeared to be emitting from crankset. So went thru the common items:


Remove crankset and...
04-08-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By biker222

:thumb:

:thumb:
01-19-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,632
Posted By biker222

This YouTube video does a good job on describing...

This YouTube video does a good job on describing the cleaning process. I put them in a bowl of hot soapy water with a cap full of bleach and let soak for 1/2 hour.
12-27-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By biker222

I think you mean Tyvek rather than kevlar.

I think you mean Tyvek rather than kevlar.
10-31-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,047
Posted By biker222

If you mean the Greenway trail in the Twin Cities...

If you mean the Greenway trail in the Twin Cities I agree with with you as it very annoying. I think next time I see someone with the strobe flashing I going to turn around and tell them to keep in...
10-20-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By biker222

Thanks for the feedback. I like how big the...

Thanks for the feedback.
I like how big the gauge numbering is. Much easier to read than old pump.
10-20-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By biker222

Do you mean the rubber O-ring on plunger assembly...

Do you mean the rubber O-ring on plunger assembly ?
Or the rubber base at bottom that contacts the floor ?
What do you mean "change the tube" ?
How long did you use pump before failure ?
10-20-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,310
Posted By biker222

This should explain the setup: ...

This should explain the setup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mqdMYEiRIc
10-20-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By biker222

Nashbar Earl Grey Floor Pump

What kind of maintenance can be done on this pump ?
There was no user manual that came with pump.
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