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01-20-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 254
Posted By rubiksoval

It's more likely that we've already figured out...

It's more likely that we've already figured out what works and doesn't work.
01-20-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 254
Posted By rubiksoval

Your first "source" is from a local Cat 1. He...

Your first "source" is from a local Cat 1. He isn't an exercise physiologist nor a nutritionist. He's a business guy and a Cat 1. Not to say that there isn't good ideas or advice in there, just that...
01-19-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By livedarklions

I see these thumbs up, thumbs down systems all...

I see these thumbs up, thumbs down systems all the time (YouTube for example). Not sure how they're helpful to anyone when we don't know why the thumbs down was given.
01-19-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By jadocs

Depends

Depends
01-19-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 363
Posted By dedhed

Well then I'd be talking to the people I bought...

Well then I'd be talking to the people I bought it from about sending a replacement nut or brake arm.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Ogsarg

Just curious but why is the height from the...

Just curious but why is the height from the ground important?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,152
Posted By mack_turtle

flashing light in daylight is useful to get...

flashing light in daylight is useful to get attention but won't blind a driver. a flashing light in the dark, however, is just confusing. use a steady beam at night.
01-15-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By andrewclaus

I once prophylactically replaced a sealed...

I once prophylactically replaced a sealed cartridge BB with over 20K miles on it before leaving on a 5K mile tour. Normally I wouldn't do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By BillyD

Let me see if I got this right. You went to some...

Let me see if I got this right. You went to some other thread and copied a picture of the OP's bike to include in the current thread? Did he ask you to be so helpful, I don't see that post? And then...
01-13-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By dsaul

Perhaps you have the V2 version of the pedals...

Perhaps you have the V2 version of the pedals that use bushings instead of bearings. https://www.dmrbikes.com/files/technical/V8v2ServiceGuide.pdf
01-03-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By Barry2

It's tough to determine just how a hub bearing is...

It's tough to determine just how a hub bearing is doing with the wheel on the bike.
Take the wheel off the bike, hold the hub and spin the wheel.
Any vibration or drag in the bearings should be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mark Rolling

Well after over thinking the whole thing too many...

Well after over thinking the whole thing too many times, and changing my mind - eventually I got the BMC teammachine SLR02.
Got it 2 weeks ago, and rode about 300 miles.

My impression so far - ...
01-01-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By njkayaker

See what Garmin will charge you to replace it...

See what Garmin will charge you to replace it with a refurb.

(2 years is too short.)
01-01-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By caloso

On an indoor trainer your speed and distance will...

On an indoor trainer your speed and distance will always be zero.
12-31-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By veganbikes

People fake all number of things. To you it may...

People fake all number of things. To you it may not seem worth it to fake a chain but if there is a will there is a way. I have seen fakes of a lot of stuff online over the years some stuff you...
12-31-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By 70sSanO

It never ceases to amaze me how someone will buy...

It never ceases to amaze me how someone will buy something and then ask. Your sole reason for buying it was to save money.

If everyone here said it was a fake and would fail, would you toss it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,340
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I used it recovering from a foot injury. Outside...

I used it recovering from a foot injury. Outside that scope it's a distraction and not helpful. Neither are single leg drills in my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,340
Posted By rubiksoval

Same reason I go to any thread. To read and...

Same reason I go to any thread. To read and potentially respond.

Hence, discussion board.

If you only want people that use L/R data to respond, you're not going to have many, if any, responses....
12-29-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By shelbyfv

I had those brakes and liked them. If everything...

I had those brakes and liked them. If everything is set up properly, it's probably the length of the cable causing the different feel front/rear. Not much to do about that. Spongy rear brake may...
12-27-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,576
Posted By DeadGrandpa

Speed going downhill is some kind of achievement?

Speed going downhill is some kind of achievement?
12-25-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 938
Posted By base2

I take this to mean a Shimano internal gear hub....

I take this to mean a Shimano internal gear hub. Correct?[/color]

You can always look up the specs to see just how narrow the IGH hub you'd like to use can be made. An appropriate axle replacement...
12-19-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By tyrion

I'd keep all 3 stems (and a long enough steerer...

I'd keep all 3 stems (and a long enough steerer tube) as options for a few months. Get a thousand miles in to figure out what's best for your body.

Photo 2 looks like the best starting point to my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,759
Posted By tomato coupe

Why? Several solutions to the OP's problem were...

Why? Several solutions to the OP's problem were offered early on page 1. There's no new "on topic" advice to add.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,544
Posted By Kimmo

It doesn't make any real difference to how fast...

It doesn't make any real difference to how fast you go, but it makes a lot of difference to how much fun the bike is.

First, light tyres, tubes, rims. Then light seat, bars, levers, stem and so...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,544
Posted By tomato coupe

In which universe is this happening?

In which universe is this happening?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,544
Posted By Nixhex

Yea, I have a hunch the wifey may not want to...

Yea, I have a hunch the wifey may not want to ride in this one with me either.... Has no AC, aluminum bucket racing seats, and very little insulation (neither acoustic or thermal).
12-12-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,025
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

1/8” is absolutely a significant change. ...

1/8” is absolutely a significant change. Especially if you are riding long distances or otherwise pushing your limits, including experiencing knee pain.

My suggestion is to ignore all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,759
Posted By mcours2006

Are you shifting them simultaneously? Because...

Are you shifting them simultaneously? Because that's what I usually do and I've never had problems with spinning. I can dump three gears on the back with three quick clicks of the shifter, though I...
12-09-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By Wildwood

It's not Winter.

It's not Winter.
12-09-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By JanMM

Nice sunny day in the 40's in Central Indiana...

Nice sunny day in the 40's in Central Indiana today. Got out for an 18 mile ride. Very nice Fall day - still got more than a week to go till Winter is here!
12-08-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,229
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I've always used Lemon Lime. I bought the new...

I've always used Lemon Lime. I bought the new giant container a couple months ago. Seems OK.
12-07-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,484
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Low intensity which is forced by enough time...

Low intensity which is forced by enough time riding. I lost over 60 pounds that way without being hungry.

That produces appetite suppressing peptide YY and doesn't deplete your glycogen stores as...
12-04-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By 79pmooney

Or - grab a 5 speed FW and see if the chain wraps...

Or - grab a 5 speed FW and see if the chain wraps nicely around it? No? OK, it isn't and old 5/6-speed 3/32" chain. Go to a 7/8-speed cassette. Then 9-speed. 10. 11.

I might do this with...
12-04-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,413
Posted By Pop N Wood

This reminds me of the phrase "measuring with a...

This reminds me of the phrase "measuring with a micrometer and cutting with an axe".

Given the widely varying opinions on how much wear is too much why does one need "accurate" measurement?
12-04-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By pdlamb

Which I blithely ignore and get another 25-50%...

Which I blithely ignore and get another 25-50% tire life before I see threads or start getting too many flats.
12-03-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By cxwrench

You can't loosen a 'steerer tube star nut'. How...

You can't loosen a 'steerer tube star nut'. How can we answer your questions when you haven't said what kind of bike it is and what you're packing it in? If you want info you need to do your part and...
12-03-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By dsbrantjr

That air out of the tires thing is over-caution...

That air out of the tires thing is over-caution IMO. The effective pressure only goes up 12PSI between sea level and 40,000 feet.
12-02-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Gresp15C

I use pieces of innertube.

I use pieces of innertube.
12-01-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,292
Posted By hokiefyd

Be careful -- the more people who discover rural...

Be careful -- the more people who discover rural America, the less rural America becomes!
11-27-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By jppe

Too Much Turkey????

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I thought this was a funny story. Blame it on too...
11-26-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By nomadmax

It really depends on the shape of the saddle. ...

It really depends on the shape of the saddle. Some XXX mm wide saddles may indeed provide that amount of sit space because it's relatively flat. Another saddle listed as the same XXX mm wide may...
11-26-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Trakhak

"picked a new bike" --- "new" as in purchased...

"picked a new bike" --- "new" as in purchased brand new from a bike shop or as in used but new to you?

If new from a dealer, bring the bike back to have the problem fixed.

If used but new to...
11-26-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By alcjphil

What bike is it? If you don't want to go back to...

What bike is it? If you don't want to go back to the shop where you bought it, at least tell people what you are dealing with
11-25-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,649
Posted By cyccommute

That depends on how cautious you are. Dragging...

That depends on how cautious you are. Dragging the brakes from top to bottom is going to wear the brakes down faster than pulse braking would. I tend to let the bike run downhill, hit the brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Daerkon

I decided to run tubolito tubes this summer as I...

I decided to run tubolito tubes this summer as I like to try out new products, particularly if there is a materials science aspect behind them. I was originally hunting for Revoloops, but found those...
11-24-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By Steve B.

It means exactly what it says. On a Garmin...

It means exactly what it says. On a Garmin 530/830/10 (tel:530/830/1013)30 I believe, you press the Menu button, then the History button then the Totals button and you have your totals, which is the...
11-24-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By tomato coupe

WTF? You asked if there was an easy way to get an...

WTF? You asked if there was an easy way to get an odometer reading from a Garmin computer, and I told you how to do it. You push the buttons on the (Garmin Edge 530) bike computer to access the main...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,766
Posted By big john

I never wash my bikes unless they get muddy. I...

I never wash my bikes unless they get muddy. I just spray Pledge and wipe with a clean cloth. Chain gets wiped with a rag before re-lubing. The chain never comes off until time to replace.
11-23-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By HillRider

Hard to diagnose without seeing the bike in...

Hard to diagnose without seeing the bike in person but this sounds like a high limit screw mis-adjustment.
11-22-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By tomato coupe

Menu > History > Totals ?

Menu > History > Totals ?
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