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01-06-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By biker128pedal

Are you looking for a Deflector to go below and...

Are you looking for a Deflector to go below and in front of the current rear fender. Something to extend down to the bottom bracket? Iíd just cut up a plastic bottle and punch holes in it to zip tie...
01-05-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By biker128pedal

Thatís what happened to our shops. Took a year or...

Thatís what happened to our shops. Took a year or so for the transition. With limited supply now may not take as long.
01-01-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

42 mile ride to start the year. A warm 71 F and...

42 mile ride to start the year. A warm 71 F and humid to start. Cooled off to 62 F at the end. I managed to miss a rain shower. Mailed a letter and stopped at the local library for a picture of one...
12-30-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By biker128pedal

I guess they donít want your money. I understand...

I guess they donít want your money. I understand showing younger people in adds. We all want to be younger and the future customers needs to be grown. But cutting off those with more expendable...
12-29-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

26 mile mountain gravel and road on the mountain...

26 mile mountain gravel and road on the mountain bike. A hot 65 F and humid here in Eastern Va. I have to remember to bring my slap bag to carry the smarty phone so I can take pictures.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,848
Posted By biker128pedal

For road rides I use Autopause in the profile....

For road rides I use Autopause in the profile. For mountain biking profile I use use manual. On the mountain bike autopause was annoying. It paused too much on slow technical sections.

oh for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,083
Posted By biker128pedal

Roll my own. On my Domane I use a 25 front and 28...

Roll my own. On my Domane I use a 25 front and 28 rear. GP5000s. The primary reason is I wanted to take off the 32mm Bontrager tires and this is what I had left over from trying tire sizes. When they...
12-18-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Road 25 miles today. Dropped of some cards at the...

Road 25 miles today. Dropped of some cards at the post office and took a couple of pictures in front of the TC Walker mural. The got caught in the rain and cooled off. Found out if I take my glasses...
12-13-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,496
Posted By biker128pedal

Maybe ride oneís mental age. :thumb: Iím 60...

Maybe ride oneís mental age. :thumb:

Iím 60 and did 64 miles. But if I act like a teenager riding a bike then I should ride 15 miles.
12-12-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By biker128pedal

If you want a GPS for car, bicycle, hiking and...

If you want a GPS for car, bicycle, hiking and motorcycle take a look at the Garmin Montana series. I have a 610 I used for years. The newer 7XX may be better but I have not looked. But and here is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 510,147
Posted By biker128pedal

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/da040531_9696_470f_a62c_78eb195ab801_991a340a852e025212b5551d67f4de5c95fbfcc8.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 424,417
Posted By biker128pedal

Is this close enough. :rolleyes: ...

Is this close enough. :rolleyes:

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12-10-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 324,850
Posted By biker128pedal

New River Valley Trail today. Looks pretty smooth...

New River Valley Trail today. Looks pretty smooth for a gravel bike.

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12-10-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Coming back from Tennessee I intended to take a...

Coming back from Tennessee I intended to take a short 1 hour out and back on the New River Vally Trail from Pulaski Va. I kept going and turned into a 3 hour 31.5 mile ride. Rail trail so it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By biker128pedal

When mine gets spotty it helps to launder it....

When mine gets spotty it helps to launder it. Hand wash cycle with Woolite. Also I remove the transmitter when not used. I have a Polar and had the same issues with it. Cleaning periodically and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,103
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a 2021 Domane. I use a 25/28 F/R GP5000...

I have a 2021 Domane. I use a 25/28 F/R GP5000 combo for road and switch back to the stock Bontrager RW2 32mm for rougher stuff. Great bike. Iíve put about put over 1500 miles on it in 4 months. The...
11-24-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By biker128pedal

Nope for a MIPs Bell, Lazer, Giro and Bontrager...

Nope for a MIPs Bell, Lazer, Giro and Bontrager helmets over the years.
11-23-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By biker128pedal

I have an old Adidas sport gear bag I bought in...

I have an old Adidas sport gear bag I bought in Guam in 2001. I keep looking at the Hencapie pro bag for a replacement.

pricey...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By biker128pedal

You violated the N+1 rule. :cry: but ride what...

You violated the N+1 rule. :cry: but ride what you got. Then clean and lube when the weather is nasty.
11-20-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

A cool 48 F windy ride today. Slow after last...

A cool 48 F windy ride today. Slow after last night mountain bike night ride hammer fest. Forgot to take pictures.
11-18-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,931
Posted By biker128pedal

70 and 80ís stuff. Wish I had a couple of bikes...

70 and 80ís stuff. Wish I had a couple of bikes from the 1880ís just to have.

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11-13-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,991
Posted By biker128pedal

I consider the Varia a mirror enhancement. I...

I consider the Varia a mirror enhancement. I live and ride more in the rural setting.
11-11-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Today 36 miles after 35 yesterday. Had to take...

Today 36 miles after 35 yesterday. Had to take advantage of the weather. Did break a drive side spoke on the last little hill. 2nd one in 1500 miles. Guess I need to stock up on spokes. And move up...
11-06-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 154,659
Posted By biker128pedal

Went to the Virginia Cyclocross series to...

Went to the Virginia Cyclocross series to spectate and each my lunch. It was the womens race so I took a few pictures to inspire my 2 year old granddaughter. My first time seeing live. Cold and windy...
11-05-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,612
Posted By biker128pedal

Trekís warranty is to the original owner. It does...

Trekís warranty is to the original owner. It does not transfer.
10-30-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Cooling off. Road 47 miles in New Kent County....

Cooling off. Road 47 miles in New Kent County. Some of their half century ride.

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10-24-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Yes it was windy. But here near the cost we donít...

Yes it was windy. But here near the cost we donít have mountains we have wind. I road 43 easy miles today. Including Friday that makes 120 miles. Each one slower.

Sunny day...
10-23-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,248
Views: 661,495
Posted By biker128pedal

A damp day Friday fenders help. 36 mile ride. No...

A damp day Friday fenders help. 36 mile ride. No rain but damp roads.

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10-23-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice 40 mile ride today. Did 36 miles yesterday....

Nice 40 mile ride today. Did 36 miles yesterday. Itís cooling off. Getting time for arm warmers.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,522
Posted By biker128pedal

Fit the frame. Frame Clearance. The 25mm rubbed...

Fit the frame. Frame Clearance. The 25mm rubbed the chainstays on the rear and up front there was about 1mm clearance to the fork. I filed it a little but rocks jammed in the gal and would cut a...
10-10-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By biker128pedal

Looks defective. Tread was not vulcanized to the...

Looks defective. Tread was not vulcanized to the case. Take it back.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 510,147
Posted By biker128pedal

Road ahead and a bonus road behind. A bit of...

Road ahead and a bonus road behind. A bit of rain. Not much but my quick release fenders helped keep me drier. Easy slow ride on the rail trail. D

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,213
Posted By biker128pedal

Thinking more about your issue I wonder if the...

Thinking more about your issue I wonder if the threads and face in the frame are aligned correctly. May be the frame.
09-29-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

After work here too. Roads 25 miles. A massive...

After work here too. Roads 25 miles. A massive 984 foot total elevation climb here in Southern Maryland. Weather great. Low of 59 F.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 424,417
Posted By biker128pedal

Yorktown Battlefield. Good day for a ride last...

Yorktown Battlefield. Good day for a ride last Saturday
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09-26-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 324,850
Posted By biker128pedal

Search and find to show the dirty wheels picture...

Search and find to show the dirty wheels picture at the end.


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09-25-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 324,850
Posted By biker128pedal

Post Your Gravel Ride

Did not see any ride post threads but did not look far. So Iíll start one even if some donít consider a Domane a gravel bike.

After 2 month of riding the road with my Domane I got for a Madone...
09-21-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,630
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a tiny iPhone CE and keep it in a Pelican...

I have a tiny iPhone CE and keep it in a Pelican case. The bare phone is just too slippery to hold. So a tactile case is my way.
09-18-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Took a 45 mile ride this afternoon. Scoping out...

Took a 45 mile ride this afternoon. Scoping out routes to put together for another metric century and a clover leaf route for a American century.

Good ride but picked up a nail in the rear tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,400
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a 2021 Domane SL6. I took off the 11-34...

I have a 2021 Domane SL6. I took off the 11-34 and swapped it for and 11-28. The numbers can be confusing. Should have gone 11-26. One thing. The 11-34 has a spacer behind it. You wonít need that for...
09-16-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,153
Posted By biker128pedal

You only have 30 minutes. How about going over...

You only have 30 minutes. How about going over bike fit. Keep it simple seat height. Using wrenches to properly tighten a seat post with a torque wrench. They could share a few wrenches. If outside...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 510,147
Posted By biker128pedal

Todayís ride to Mathews Va. Mobjack. Strong wind...

Todayís ride to Mathews Va. Mobjack. Strong wind when out of the trees. This ride made over 100 miles for the weekend. Including Friday.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 510,147
Posted By biker128pedal

Todayís ride. East of Owl Trap in Gloucester...

Todayís ride. East of Owl Trap in Gloucester County Va...
09-11-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,336
Posted By biker128pedal

These are fastest. I figure I save 1.2 grams per...

These are fastest. I figure I save 1.2 grams per foot. :D

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09-11-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Yesterday was a fast 21 miles. Today an easy 47...

Yesterday was a fast 21 miles. Today an easy 47 miles. Weather fantastic. Mid seventies.

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09-04-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Canít make the early Saturday morning ride so I...

Canít make the early Saturday morning ride so I road the route from my house. 64.4 miles. Longest ride in years. Nice and sunny with temperatures around 75 F. Sure beats 96 F and high humidity weíve...
08-29-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By biker128pedal

I have the stealth black color. Black is faster...

I have the stealth black color. Black is faster you know. :thumb: Even for SL vs SLR. :cry:

Tube stem length for my cheapo Paradigms 25 Rims 37mm stem tubes that just work with my Bontrager pump....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By biker128pedal

Use a cyanoacrylic adhesive. Superglue or equal....

Use a cyanoacrylic adhesive. Superglue or equal. Gel or liquid. Clean well with isopropyl alcohol first. Apply adhesive then Flatten the area so the split stays closed for a day. Shoe Goo will not...
08-24-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Man I need to remember to take pictures....

Man I need to remember to take pictures. Yesterday 30 miles in 91 F. Good ride. Today 25.35 miles on Alsí route. Noticed when in the hoods down low with shoulders scrunched up to my ears the aero...
08-15-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 258,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice 32 mile ride out through Matthews Va. I...

Nice 32 mile ride out through Matthews Va. I procrastinated some and missed the rain showers.
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