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08-16-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,235
Posted By RGMN

1. Take at least 2 cartridges. I've been using...

1. Take at least 2 cartridges. I've been using CO2 for at least 20 years and I've used 2 cartridges on a single ride twice. One time I took out both front and rear on the same object, the second time...
08-16-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,220
Posted By RGMN

Funny, that's the same reason I wax my chains. ...

Funny, that's the same reason I wax my chains.

In 14,000 miles I've cleaned my drivetrain twice using the Ultrafast wax formula. I'm still on the original 2 chains, and they'll probably make...
08-15-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By RGMN

I have multiples of both floor pumps and air...

I have multiples of both floor pumps and air compressors. I virtually never use the air compressor on bike tires. I only used it once to seat some tubeless fatties, and that was only because I was in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By RGMN

I use some homebrew chain wax and I get some...

I use some homebrew chain wax and I get some delayed shifting for the first few miles. After that it's fine. It just needs to work out some of the extra wax. If I really need it to shift quickly...
08-02-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By RGMN

One advantage of BLE over ANT+ is you can get low...

One advantage of BLE over ANT+ is you can get low battery warnings with BLE if your head unit supports it. Both my Wahoo Speed/Cadence sensor and the TICKR have given me low battery warns on the...
07-31-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By RGMN

I use a bunch of Ikea kid's plates...

I use a bunch of Ikea kid's plates (https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30421301/) to hold parts and assemblies. They are cheap, something like 4 for $2, large enough to hold a brake or...
07-29-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,511
Posted By RGMN

I have that exact stand in my tool box, the...

I have that exact stand in my tool box, the Minoura branded version. Small enough to toss in the car when we travel but works well enough. You do need a dish tool like other said. It will never...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By RGMN

No, my logic is that most mechanics are not well...

No, my logic is that most mechanics are not well versed in properly bonding metals with adhesives. They won't get an adequate surface prep (likely needs to be etched,) the joint will fail and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 23,157
Posted By RGMN

:thumb: I use a 1x on my primary bike that I...

:thumb:
I use a 1x on my primary bike that I use around home. My other road bike has a 53/39 with a 12-25 for when I may need low gears.
Forum: Foo
07-20-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,512
Posted By RGMN

How A 10-Year-Old-Boy Helped Apollo 11 Return To...

How A 10-Year-Old-Boy Helped Apollo 11 Return To Earth (https://www.npr.org/2019/07/19/743076259/how-a-10-year-old-boy-helped-apollo-11-return-to-earth)
Forum: Foo
07-20-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,512
Posted By RGMN

Both the US and Russia used pencils on early...

Both the US and Russia used pencils on early flights. The debris from the pencils was of concern so they both changed to pens. The pens were one of the only items that both programs used that was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By RGMN

Yeah, I've seen that hack. It's really...

Yeah, I've seen that hack. It's really entertaining when (not if) one side falls out. Bring wrenches to remove the brake.
07-20-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,391
Posted By RGMN

Delete the RFLKT+ from the iOS Bluetooth, then...

Delete the RFLKT+ from the iOS Bluetooth, then pair to it again. It should fix the dropping issue. FWIW, from what I've heard from our mobile app developers, this is an Apple/iOS issue, not a Wahoo...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By RGMN

I run a 23mm on the front of my Ritchey Road...

I run a 23mm on the front of my Ritchey Road Logic 2.0 simply because I can't fit a larger tire. A 25mm rubs the underside of the Campag Skeleton brake. A 25mm or 28mm fits in the rear no problem. ...
07-20-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,391
Posted By RGMN

I happily used a RFLKT+ for years with my iPhone...

I happily used a RFLKT+ for years with my iPhone 5 until Wahoo screwed up the Fitness App earlier this year. It went from being very reliable for 6 years, losing only a handful of workouts over those...
07-20-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By RGMN

I agree, but the OP was looking for up to 70 psi.

I agree, but the OP was looking for up to 70 psi.
07-20-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By RGMN

You want larger cartridges than 16g for a 42 if...

You want larger cartridges than 16g for a 42 if you want to get to 70 psi, more like a 38g. I find MSW's inflation chart (https://mswbike.com/files/17824_MSW_Inflator_Chart_VF.pdf) to be the most...
07-09-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,245
Posted By RGMN

I don't think you will have anything to worry...

I don't think you will have anything to worry about. From the looks of things Garmin is abandoning the action cam market so a successor is unlikely.
07-03-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By RGMN

One thing I've found when setting up Campag is...

One thing I've found when setting up Campag is that it rarely needs any tweeking after it's setup in the stand. In my experience both Shimano and SRAM need the road test for a little tweeking to...
07-01-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,593
Posted By RGMN

Garmin's Out Front mount Bar Fly 4 K-Edge if...

Garmin's Out Front mount
Bar Fly 4
K-Edge if you want the best, or want to mount a camera/light as well as a computer.
06-30-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,684
Posted By RGMN

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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e-fatties are an absolute riot to ride. Mix the all-terrain abilities of...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By RGMN

I like the Banjo Bros rack top bags...

I like the Banjo Bros rack top bags (https://banjobrothers.com/collections/rack-top-bags). Inexpensive and well built. I use the rack top expanding bag for commuting.
06-26-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,944
Posted By RGMN

Check out Lezyne's GPS computers. They are...

Check out Lezyne's GPS computers. They are significantly less expensive then the equivalent Garmin or Wahoo Fitness unit but have the same features, and allow uploading data to websites like Strava...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By RGMN

I get the same feeling on a couple of bikes. The...

I get the same feeling on a couple of bikes. The one thing that both have in common: The feeling started when I went to wider rims and lower tire pressures. On my fast commuter I changed the rear rim...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,943
Posted By RGMN

I once test rode a customer's bike just before he...

I once test rode a customer's bike just before he was picking it up for a week long tour. He had us set it up "continental" so the front brake was on the right. As I was riding back to the shop I...
06-22-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,160
Posted By RGMN

I accidentally updated the Wahoo Fitness app on...

I accidentally updated the Wahoo Fitness app on my iphone. Since that time I've lost over half the workouts I've attempted to use it for. Just today I used it and my RFLKT+ showed that I rode 36...
06-13-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,077
Posted By RGMN

I always check the cups and grease them if...

I always check the cups and grease them if necessary. I've had some come dry.

As far as Campagnolo specific items, no, there shouldn't be an issue if the experience shop mechanics would READ...
06-08-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,077
Posted By RGMN

One more thing - That center bolt SR107 is...

One more thing - That center bolt SR107 is titanium. Make sure your wrench is fully seated before applying any torque, and use a light touch when threading it into the chainset. It is pretty easy...
06-08-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,077
Posted By RGMN

I'll add my voice and echo what everyone else is...

I'll add my voice and echo what everyone else is saying - Having a first bike build with a $4000 frame and top of the line Super Record components is NOT the way to learn how to build a bike. As...
06-05-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By RGMN

The731 description says while the 741...

The731 description says while the 741 description says appears to indicate the 731 is the correct gasket. You could email them to confirm.
Forum: Foo
05-21-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,661
Posted By RGMN

Interesting article on the technical changes in...

Interesting article on the technical changes in F1 this season: F1 Streamlines for Closer Racing (http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/sae/19AUTP05/index.php#/28)
05-18-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,361
Posted By RGMN

:thumb: Still the best bike multitool made.

:thumb: Still the best bike multitool made.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,708
Posted By RGMN

I have several CO2 inflators for both threaded...

I have several CO2 inflators for both threaded and unthreaded cartridges. I quit using the unthreaded after I had 2 incidents where the inflator wouldn't puncture the CO2 cartridge. I've never had...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,561
Posted By RGMN

Ritchey Road Logic...

Ritchey Road Logic (https://us.ritcheylogic.com/us_en/road-logic-frameset)
...
05-06-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By RGMN

End cutting pliers...

End cutting pliers (https://www.homedepot.com/p/KNIPEX-7-1-4-in-Carpenter-s-End-Cutting-Pliers-50-01-180/205944378) work just fine to crimp these. CV boot pliers...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 282,183
Posted By RGMN

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-05-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By RGMN

Use an Oetiker (pinch) clamp...

Use an Oetiker (pinch) clamp (https://www.mcmaster.com/crimp-hose-clamps) instead of the worm drive clamp....
05-03-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By RGMN

That's only a block or 2 off my regular route. ...

That's only a block or 2 off my regular route. Not much there I'm interested in, however.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By RGMN

Ritchey sells a GoPro mount...

Ritchey sells a GoPro mount (https://us.ritcheylogic.com/us_en/universal-stem-mount) for their stems the uses the pinch bolts. I'd guess they think they're okay.
04-28-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,077
Posted By RGMN

The cup tool is likely to be used again, at least...

The cup tool is likely to be used again, at least if you work on Shimano BB80, BB5700, XT BB70, BB51, Chris King, FSA MegaExo, Hope, SRAM/Truvativ GXP, Race Face X-type, or Surly. Obviously...
04-28-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By RGMN

Berd Spokes?

I was out for a ride today and talked to a rider who had wheels with what looked like weaved line for spokes. Talked to the guy and he said they are Berd (https://www.berdspokes.com/) poly spokes.
...
04-28-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By RGMN

Way back when I was working in an shop full time...

Way back when I was working in an shop full time we would support several charity rides. Normally we would provide the start area support, but occasionally we do SAG as well. We used our shop truck,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,172
Posted By RGMN

I wear a Halo II headband...

I wear a Halo II headband (https://store.haloheadband.com/Halo-II-pullover-headband-p/hp.htm) if it warm to keep the sweat out of my eyes. If it is cold I'll wear a headband...
04-27-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,077
Posted By RGMN

Sorry, hit post before I was done answering. ...

Sorry, hit post before I was done answering.

All Campagnolo chainsets have the axle attached, and use the same chainset whether it is an English or Italian or a press-fit bottom bracket. All you...
04-27-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,077
Posted By RGMN

According to Pinarello's website the frame has an...

According to Pinarello's website the frame has an Italian threaded bottom bracket, so a BB Italia UT 70mm super record would be the right one.
04-27-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,419
Posted By RGMN

I got pulled over for doing 55 in a 45 mph zone...

I got pulled over for doing 55 in a 45 mph zone on a charity ride. The LEO said most of the riders hit 35-40 mph on that section and he was really surprised how fast I came down the hill. He let me...
Forum: Foo
04-13-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,661
Posted By RGMN

F1 went back to titanium skid plates so the cars...

F1 went back to titanium skid plates so the cars would spark and increase the excitement (they needed something, F1 is almost as boring as a NASCAR super-speedway race). For about 15 years it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By RGMN

36 x 30 is 31.75 inches, 34 x 28 is 32.13 inches,...

36 x 30 is 31.75 inches, 34 x 28 is 32.13 inches, so the 36 x 30 is slightly lower. As for which is better for hills, I couldn't tell you. My lowest bailout is a 34.5 inch (30 x 23), and I find it is...
04-04-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,281
Posted By RGMN

One other issue for those LBS south of you:...

One other issue for those LBS south of you: Getting the account with the distributor also holds you to pricing agreements. Most of the distributors require, as part of the account agreement, that the...
03-28-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By RGMN

For an all carbon bike I wouldn't use a clamp...

For an all carbon bike I wouldn't use a clamp style repair stand. It is much too easy to accidentally over-clamp a frame which could damage the carbon. As much as I like Park repair stands, I do not...
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