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Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By spilot101

It's funny, I actually thought about it this...

It's funny, I actually thought about it this morning. I taped the vents and then wrapped the foil around the toe of the shoe (covering the top ventilation) giving it a clear tape onceover, then...
12-08-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By Russ Roth

Need one of those air horns, if no response after...

Need one of those air horns, if no response after 2 dings lay on the horn and watch them jump.
12-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,621
Posted By themp

I am cheap so I went with: ...

I am cheap so I went with:
https://allen.bike/collections/hitch-racks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 423,362
Posted By ooga-booga

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just south of the moro rock turnoff/giant forest...
11-26-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Doug64

This works well. I am involved with teaching bike...

This works well. I am involved with teaching bike safety to 5th graders, and there are always 3-4 kids who don't know how to ride. We do just what aggiegrads suggests, and have good results. I...
11-26-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,687
Posted By WhyFi

The Varia is worth it. I don't know anyone that...

The Varia is worth it. I don't know anyone that has a Varia who wouldn't replace it immediately if they lost or damaged theirs.
11-26-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By aggiegrads

Do not use training wheels. They don’t help you...

Do not use training wheels. They don’t help you learn to balance, they help you learn to pedal.
11-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By aggiegrads

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it...

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it like a balance bike.
11-17-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By spelger

just mount one of these to your bike. gotta be...

just mount one of these to your bike. gotta be prepared.

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11-16-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,937
Posted By Litespud

Possibly because the bike burst into flames and...

Possibly because the bike burst into flames and incinerated them.....
11-13-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,145
Posted By surak

The only time I think someone might deserve...

The only time I think someone might deserve fast-lane service would be if they were a very loyal customer who brought significant income to the shop and had a pressing need to get something fixed (a...
11-12-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 859
Posted By majhi

Okay, I'll check out their kits, thanks. When...

Okay, I'll check out their kits, thanks. When you say a "generic housing which sucks for indexed shifting," what do you mean? My shifters are definitely indexed and not friction.
10-31-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,897
Posted By Milton Keynes

For bicycles, you can use https://bikeindex.org/....

For bicycles, you can use https://bikeindex.org/. I registered my bikes there.
10-30-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,713
Posted By wgscott

Yup. I have two. One is also a radar.

Yup. I have two. One is also a radar.
10-30-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 148,254
Posted By ultrarider7

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15.8 on the trainer and 23.15 outdoors.
10-30-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,393
Posted By Pop N Wood

Depends on the tool. I'm a harbor freight...

Depends on the tool. I'm a harbor freight addict, I don't buy tools by name or even price but by what looks like a quality tool.

Having said that I really like Park Tool. Quality company, USA...
10-30-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,393
Posted By GlennR

As long as they don't damage any of the bicycle...

As long as they don't damage any of the bicycle hardware and don't break... i'm OK with any extra cost.

Most of the hardware on my bikes are Allen head and i've seen plenty of check Allen keys...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Hapsmo911

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again...

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again via online chat. They offered a full warranty so sending mine in tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By caloso

In my experience, 3mm is fine.

In my experience, 3mm is fine.
10-08-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,258
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Ok so based on your (very helpful) input and that...

Ok so based on your (very helpful) input and that of others, maybe I will stick with the 3x on the front then but just move to a bigger cassette on the back. I did buy a wide range freewheel (this...
10-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By eshew

I'd run new cable and housing prior to buying a...

I'd run new cable and housing prior to buying a new derailleur. Might as well lube up the grip shift as well.
10-04-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By katsup

March 18, 2021 at 10:23

March 18, 2021 at 10:23
10-04-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,653
Posted By Ironfish653

It protects your butt from feeling whatever...

It protects your butt from feeling whatever you’re banging your rear wheel into.

Learn how to get your shift your weight off the saddle and use your legs to “ride light”. Works for riders of...
09-26-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,305
Posted By genejockey

On the topic of supply chain - I heard a piece on...

On the topic of supply chain - I heard a piece on NPR the other day. It seems that port cities are - UNDERSTANDABLY - reluctant to let crews from cargo ships enter their cities, which they need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By GlennR

Gp4000sii... Nla?

So I had to replace my rear tire due to a cut in the sidewall. I always keep a spare but now i'm looking to buy another spare and all i see are the GP5000, no one lists the GP4000SII, are then NLA?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,445
Posted By caloso

Voler

Voler
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 423,362
Posted By bampilot06

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Capital Trail, near Charles City, Va
09-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,258
Posted By Koyote

The other day, as we pulled into the garage, I...

The other day, as we pulled into the garage, I was telling my wife about the bike shortage. I waved at the five bikes hanging from the wall and said, "See, I'm pretty smart! Bought 'em ahead of time!"
09-05-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,269
Posted By justslow

Are the Garmin Varia RTL515 taillights worth the...

Are the Garmin Varia RTL515 taillights worth the cost? I want the radar function but also want a bright flasher in the back. Anyone have an opinion on the RTL515 taillight?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By Steve B.

Disc brakes and wider tires. A frame using disc...

Disc brakes and wider tires. A frame using disc brakes often allows the wider tire, but of the 2, wider tires is the more useful most of the time. My ‘15 model year frame as example, will not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,708
Posted By sloar

Lime green flip flops.

Lime green flip flops.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By WhyFi

I'll third or fourth the newspaper...

I'll third or fourth the newspaper recommendation, but I'll add that you should take the insoles out to dry separately before stuffing them; shouldn't be a problem for tomorrow morning (but, FYI, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By rubiksoval

Put newspapers in them.

Put newspapers in them.
08-22-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,912
Posted By DrIsotope

Camelbak Podium Chill.

Camelbak Podium Chill.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 423,362
Posted By BHG6

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,920
Posted By Germanrazor

I assume the entire family of Edge cyclometers...

I assume the entire family of Edge cyclometers work the same. My 1030 has no issue.....check your settings.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
Posted By Miele Man

When I was using a regular bicycle computer and...

When I was using a regular bicycle computer and wanted the most accurate measurement of distance I could get, I'd get on the bike with the load I intended to carry and then roll forward whilst a...
08-04-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By Wileyrat

Luddite? I'm not even on facebook.

Luddite? I'm not even on facebook.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By sfrider

Don't know about Campy, but Shimano shifters...

Don't know about Campy, but Shimano shifters sometimes collect gunk and the lubrication dries up producing exactly this lack of shifter engagement on the downshift. I've fixed it by spraying WD-40...
07-31-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By flacplnj

Test ride the ones you are interested in, that...

Test ride the ones you are interested in, that will be the ultimate deciding factor. The Trek Checkpoint SL5 will have a slightly less aggressive geometry than a typical road bike if that is of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,170
Posted By noimagination

Did the shop show you how to change a tube? ...

Did the shop show you how to change a tube? Patch a tube? There are a couple of tricks that make those processes easier. If you know someone who rides a lot, get them to show you. Or go to...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-20-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By balto charlie

Anacostia River Trail and National Aquatic gardens

Hey all, If you have never seen the National Aquatic gardens along the Anacostia River Trail you are really missing an incredible site. They are still blooming and should be for a few more weeks....
07-16-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By Miele Man

I'd have my minimum insertion mark inserted at...

I'd have my minimum insertion mark inserted at least as far as the weld below 'B'. Cantilever force can snap off the protruding seattube if there's too much seat post above that weld and not enough...
07-11-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By dwmckee

What type of brake mounts, headset diameter, axle...

What type of brake mounts, headset diameter, axle ends and bottom bracket do you need to match? And what size frame are you looking for?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,489
Posted By ARPRINCE

I'm a lone ranger when riding but I carry one on...

I'm a lone ranger when riding but I carry one on my jersey bag packet. Just in case I need to use one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,489
Posted By Last ride 76

Really? That's the last thing, if you require...

Really? That's the last thing, if you require assistance of any sort? Or if someone needs your assistance?
07-11-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By fooferdoggie

Off-Road Recumbent Bike ? Backcountry Recumbent...

Off-Road Recumbent Bike ? Backcountry Recumbent Cycles (http://www.backcountryrecumbentcycles.com/product-tag/off-road-recumbent-bike/)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRIqw6ma0Z8
07-05-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By groth

Just use the right one. Keep the left ear open so...

Just use the right one. Keep the left ear open so you can hear "On your left" and other sounds from behind you!
06-18-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,466
Posted By jfranci3

Just test fit some 50-622 (50c x 700 29 x 2.0)...

Just test fit some 50-622 (50c x 700 29 x 2.0) tires on my 24mm internal rims - Checkpoint SL 58cm

https://imgur.com/a/O9GHOXX
Hard to get a good shot with the curvy stays, but lots of room...
06-17-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 740
Posted By Metieval

I'd look at gravel bikes, ride a 28-32c road race...

I'd look at gravel bikes, ride a 28-32c road race tire size all year then change it out for a beefier tire for 2 weeks of touring.

Giant Revolt Advanced,
Niner RLT 9 Aluminum carbon or steel...
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