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01-04-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,931
Posted By faulker479

Have you tried to reach out to Garmin Customer...

Have you tried to reach out to Garmin Customer Support to see if they will work with you on a replacement unit?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,440
Posted By faulker479

OFF. I don't care about moving speed that much. ...

OFF. I don't care about moving speed that much. i do like to see how fast/slow my heart rate drops when caught at a light or whatever. auto-pause removes that tracking.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By faulker479

Check on FB. There are a couple of groups like...

Check on FB. There are a couple of groups like Houston Recycle(if memory serves) that have stuff come up all the time. It should be pretty easy to find a nicer/maybe a bit older 50-52cm bike in the...
08-23-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,317
Posted By faulker479

If you think about it, that removes the...

If you think about it, that removes the versatility the system offers. The buttons can be configured in many different ways. You can setup Di2 to shift like eTap. You can mirror the right side. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,012
Posted By faulker479

OP, I say go for it. However, It maybe a better...

OP, I say go for it. However, It maybe a better idea to just buy one. That way if you find that it isn't up to your standards, you only have to worry about returning one item.

You are going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By faulker479

I wonder how well the DA 12-28 actually shifts? ...

I wonder how well the DA 12-28 actually shifts? I'm sure it's fine, but I have never known anyone with one.

I would be interesting to see which Ultegra 17t matches the ramping of the DA 17t in...
Forum: Texas
12-10-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,872
Posted By faulker479

Blaming everything on "Transient Riders" :foo: ...

Blaming everything on "Transient Riders" :foo: Is that everyone that doesn't live right off of the path?

$300.00 is very excessive. Someone on FB already posted their ticket.

Sci guy, I...
11-25-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,582
Posted By faulker479

I quit reading post around page 7. OP, have...

I quit reading post around page 7. OP, have you thought that maybe you keep riding because you want to justify purchasing the bike? If so, sell the bike and do something else. A forum for those...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,555
Posted By faulker479

He is talking about mechanical shifting.

He is talking about mechanical shifting.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By faulker479

It's a road bike. I have heard of Cannondale...

It's a road bike. I have heard of Cannondale reps hosting demo gravel rides with the Synapse. I don't understand this thought process when you have a real gravel bike in the Topstone. Yes, 32mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,875
Posted By faulker479

You could put it under your jersey and bibs and...

You could put it under your jersey and bibs and Quasimodo it.
09-09-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,160
Posted By faulker479

I used a Bontrager Blendr stem with my Easton...

I used a Bontrager Blendr stem with my Easton bars.
09-08-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,464
Posted By faulker479

I know you mentioned connecting to etube. did...

I know you mentioned connecting to etube. did you try to re-assign shifting from one shifter to the other? AKA, did you try to have the rear mech controls moved to the left shifter and vice versa?
06-10-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,432
Posted By faulker479

I always wear a Halo Headband. I've had...

I always wear a Halo Headband. I've had problems with my glasses fogging up when starting rides in the past. The frames of my old sunglasses were right against my eye brows. The ones I purchased...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
Posted By faulker479

I asked my local shop owner about the difference...

I asked my local shop owner about the difference between Gravel and MTB shoes. He said that the Gravel shoes, like a road shoe will have a super stiff sole from toe to heel. The MTB shoe soles are...
05-29-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By faulker479

Would you mind sharing what issues you have with...

Would you mind sharing what issues you have with the Slate? Honestly curious to see what other owners feel/felt were its hangups.

I was at my local shop on Wednesday and a guy was getting fitted...
05-26-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,297
Posted By faulker479

I've had it on two bikes for well over two years....

I've had it on two bikes for well over two years. The problem you might face is when updating the Battery's software via Bluetooth instead of hooking it directly to a PC. The Battery is the brain...
04-24-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By faulker479

Couple of Saturdays ago, a friend and i decided...

Couple of Saturdays ago, a friend and i decided to do a group ride with the rubber band. The route was the Uber Pretzel. We started out as a group of 6, but after the epic KOM, it was just me and...
04-10-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By faulker479

What you are looking at i Bontrager's Blendr...

What you are looking at i Bontrager's Blendr stem. They have space to put their Blendr inserts so that you can mount your computer and or a light/gopro. They have different price point stems. The...
04-09-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,006
Posted By faulker479

Instead of ending the ride, why didn't you unplug...

Instead of ending the ride, why didn't you unplug the trainer and plug it back in?

Also, shouldn't you calibrate a wheel-on trainer more frequently?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,658
Posted By faulker479

I just got an EC90 with the bar end junction...

I just got an EC90 with the bar end junction installed. There may be some of the shaping bladder still in the bar, but that can be cleaned out to allow access for the wire to connect to the junction.
04-01-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,482
Posted By faulker479

I hope so, but SF never posted the rest of the...

I hope so, but SF never posted the rest of the story.

After become heavily invested in this story 5 minutes ago, I need to know how it all played out. I need closure!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,983
Posted By faulker479

You should have a little side to side movement...

You should have a little side to side movement for cleat placement . Are your cleats shifted all the way to the inside? How wide are your hips? I am a Clyde and have used the Shimano pedals with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,983
Posted By faulker479

A couple of free things you can try first is to: ...

A couple of free things you can try first is to:

1. Make sure your cleats are in the correct position, if you lean on the outside of that foot, that could cause some pain.
2. Try to loosen up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,647
Posted By faulker479

The spacing on Tiagra 10 speed cassette is still...

The spacing on Tiagra 10 speed cassette is still the same as the 5700. It is different from an 11 speed cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,647
Posted By faulker479

5700 and 6700 do not have the same pull ratios...

5700 and 6700 do not have the same pull ratios for their shifters and derailleurs. However, there is GRX 10 speed that is brand new and is compatible with the Tiagra.

Again, go with the color...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,647
Posted By faulker479

Which color frame do you like better? Go with...

Which color frame do you like better? Go with that one
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By faulker479

If that is a picture of your stem and junction A...

If that is a picture of your stem and junction A box, that is not a zip tie. You should be able to pry the strap off with your hand or a small screwdriver.
10-30-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,093
Posted By faulker479

The only time I would try to use that tire after...

The only time I would try to use that tire after gluing it back together would be on the trainer. Either on the front(most likely not to fail) or rear wheel(probably would fail with the heat).

I...
10-03-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,549
Posted By faulker479

I don't believe Lefty Hubs can have a centerlock....

I don't believe Lefty Hubs can have a centerlock. Just one reason why 6 bolt will not go away soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,530
Posted By faulker479

Have you tried looking for a Ultegra GS...

Have you tried looking for a Ultegra GS replacement cage? I had a 6800 GS cage that I stripped the threads for the upper pulley and was able to get a replacement on Amazon. The SS and GS for the...
07-02-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 268,311
Posted By faulker479

I looked on Shapeways but did not see a Varia...

I looked on Shapeways but did not see a Varia mount for a Pinarello GAN seat post. Have you considered making one? Or do you know if the shape of the seat post is similar to another one you have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By faulker479

The sensor bundle with the 530 does come with the...

The sensor bundle with the 530 does come with the new Garmin ANT+ and Bluetooth sensors. If you already have sensors that work, you don't need to buy new ones. But when those do go out, at least...
06-05-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,395
Posted By faulker479

This one gets it! :D But I guess if it has...

This one gets it! :D

But I guess if it has to be explained, then it's not really that funny.
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1174728-health-hazards-chain-lube.html
06-04-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,395
Posted By faulker479

Was in my local lbs today and asked for a popular...

Was in my local lbs today and asked for a popular brand of bike lock lube that I had been using. Was told they no longer carried it because of health hazard, It gets into your blood through your skin...
05-31-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,585
Posted By faulker479

He said "I can alleviate this problem by simply...

He said "I can alleviate this problem by simply shifting a few gears on the bike before putting it away" It may be that a shift button is inadvertently being pushed when he flips it back over, but...
05-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,585
Posted By faulker479

Others that have had this problem fixed it by...

Others that have had this problem fixed it by loosening the derailleur limits screws. The rear derailleur may be trying to shift further than the High Limit screw is allowing. Try unscrewing it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,522
Posted By faulker479

What exactly did they file? the Pedals(I hope...

What exactly did they file? the Pedals(I hope not) or the Cleats(still not wild about this one). I think someone mentioned that the cleats could be too recessed. If that is the case, you could try...
Forum: Texas
03-15-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 60,962
Posted By faulker479

I did this ride two years ago. Not sure if the...

I did this ride two years ago. Not sure if the route has changed much or any at all. I remember it being an OK route. I was excited about climbing FH Bridge for the first time, but didn't like...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,161
Posted By faulker479

I have been riding for 4.5 years but only started...

I have been riding for 4.5 years but only started "seriously" training with a PM 1.5 years ago. I am 5'11", 250 lbs, 39 YO male and my FTP(per a 20 minute test) is 260. What doe that mean to you or...
02-02-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By faulker479

If it's the original Dash and you are not...

If it's the original Dash and you are not planning on using it for training with power(i.e. just want it for speed, cadence, HR, etc) .Sell it.

Training wise, I think it's a pretty good unit. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,744
Posted By faulker479

The shop i got my Synapse from drilled my...

The shop i got my Synapse from drilled my Aluminum bars to make it internal routing. That was Mid April this year and I have had no problems with it. When i decide to replace these bars with Carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,539
Posted By faulker479

I guess I don't understand this. I put air in my...

I guess I don't understand this. I put air in my tires before every ride and thought everybody did.
08-21-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,458
Posted By faulker479

The same thing happens to me when i am on the...

The same thing happens to me when i am on the trainer.
08-21-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By faulker479

I am never out of shape.......Round is a shape.

I am never out of shape.......Round is a shape.
07-13-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,309
Posted By faulker479

I live in Houston. It's hot and humid here. You...

I live in Houston. It's hot and humid here. You do get acclimated eventually to the heat. It seems like right after the BP MS150, at the end of April, that July/August style heat arrived. That...
07-09-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,458
Posted By faulker479

With a full suspension MTB, i can see there being...

With a full suspension MTB, i can see there being some extra tension/drag when not shifting, but since I've never been on a road/gravel bike or hard tail MTB with a clutch, I would have to ride it to...
07-05-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,628
Posted By faulker479

I made the mistake of getting mine a jersey from...

I made the mistake of getting mine a jersey from Price Point. Not only was it too big for her, but she hated the god awful pink color that it was.

I have given her advice on things and she...
06-28-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,857
Posted By faulker479

Is there something you don't like about the 1x...

Is there something you don't like about the 1x setup? If not, and you go the Di2 Route, you could still go 1x with the XT rear mech and cassette. That could save you some money switching out the...
06-28-18, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By faulker479

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