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01-18-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By biker128pedal

Left twist drill but may start it then an easy...

Left twist drill but may start it then an easy out. But Iíd start with PB Blaster or a 50:50
mix of acetone and transmission fluid. The later people in the motorcycle forums swear it is better. ...
01-15-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By biker128pedal

They don’t really balloon. It the wider rim...

They don’t really balloon. It the wider rim increases the effective cross section circumference of the tire when mounted. A 14 mm wide inside width rim would seem the the correct inside rim width to...
01-15-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By biker128pedal

No. The GP5k tires I have on now balloon. This is...

No. The GP5k tires I have on now balloon. This is the third set. The first set ballooned more. I was trying but did not like the fit 25mm tires on my Madone 5.0 with Aeroles wheels with 19.5mm inside...
01-15-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By biker128pedal

For best aero I think you want to match or come...

For best aero I think you want to match or come close to the rim outside rim width. A 23mm Conti GP5000 will measure about 26 to 27 mm wide on a 19 mm rim. A 25mm GP5000 will be slightly less than...
01-15-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By biker128pedal

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves....

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves. They have very good service and are helpful. There are other brands but these heat all the fingers and thumb.
...
01-14-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By biker128pedal

Well I guess you have it out in the fresh air...

Well I guess you have it out in the fresh air instead of a closed bag growing fungus like mine. :lol:
01-14-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By biker128pedal

When you get it post pictures. Someone in the...

When you get it post pictures. Someone in the future may have the same questions.
01-14-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By biker128pedal

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic...

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic bags. Easier to be sure you have a clean bag for storage.
01-08-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By biker128pedal

For the money and if you donít mind hanging from...

For the money and if you donít mind hanging from the top tube, Allen racks are good. Iíve had mine more about 10 years. Itís the cheapest 3 bike rack so the height is not adjustable. There have...
01-01-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,625
Posted By biker128pedal

These were GP5000 tube type tires. The 25mm were...

These were GP5000 tube type tires. The 25mm were also GP5000 tube tires.
12-31-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 769
Posted By biker128pedal

Check tire and rim width. Most likely they are ok.

Check tire and rim width. Most likely they are ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By biker128pedal

Um. After I tighten my stem I alway tighten the...

Um. After I tighten my stem I alway tighten the top cap bolt a bit. Was afraid it would come loose. Guess I made the correct choice. I just have to remember to redo the headset bearing preload if I...
12-23-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,876
Posted By biker128pedal

If you can afford the higher cost go with the...

If you can afford the higher cost go with the Ultegra. Itís cooler than 105 just like 105 is cooler than Tiagra. :p

Post a few more replies and youíll have 10 posts. Didnít it used to be 5 posts.
12-23-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By biker128pedal

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum...

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum to post your questions. They like project bikes.
12-23-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,949
Posted By biker128pedal

Trek has an ANT+ controller for their Bontrager...

Trek has an ANT+ controller for their Bontrager lights. I donít have one so cannot attest to its reliability but may be what you want. Like others indicated there are apps for head units too. Cross...
12-23-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By biker128pedal

I turned off the auto on. It was annoying and a...

I turned off the auto on. It was annoying and a couple of times when charging my 1030 in the house and not turning it off I ran the Bontrager light battery down. The light on the bike was about 60...
12-23-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By biker128pedal

Not sure how the strap on the 460 is mounted but...

Not sure how the strap on the 460 is mounted but this adapter may work. Then you need a Garmin out front mount and a GoPro mount. This is what I did but with my Trek light. The parts add up though. ...
12-23-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By biker128pedal

Is there a number stamped on the hanger. Some do....

Is there a number stamped on the hanger. Some do. Also some that are meant to fit may need some modifications. I have a Performance bike mountain bike frame I got to replace a broken Diamondback. I...
12-22-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By biker128pedal

There should be a ďShow Your Bike in the HouseĒ...

There should be a ďShow Your Bike in the HouseĒ thread. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By biker128pedal

For colder weather wrap your foot in foil. Over...

For colder weather wrap your foot in foil. Over the sock.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By biker128pedal

Wrap a layer of aluminum foil over your socks....

Wrap a layer of aluminum foil over your socks. The foil is thin. I think I saw this on GNC. Tape over the vents in the bottom of your shoes. Ride while waiting for the coves.
12-20-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By biker128pedal

I'd have t look closer to the built specs. ...

I'd have t look closer to the built specs. Pretty sure the GRX rear derailleurs have clutches and may take wider range cassettes. The chain rings are going to be like a compact. Then some models...
12-17-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By biker128pedal

I used to do the same before my Camry was t-boned...

I used to do the same before my Camry was t-boned by a stop sign runner. But I put an old blanket over the frame. Then rear wheel. Then Matt I use to stand on in the dirt. The. The front wheel.
...
12-16-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By biker128pedal

For a comparison have you considered a Checkpoint...

For a comparison have you considered a Checkpoint over the Domane. And the two sets of wheels advice is the way I want to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By biker128pedal

Wish I could fit GP5000 28 mm tires on my old...

Wish I could fit GP5000 28 mm tires on my old Madone. Heck 25 mm GP5000s on 19.5 mm inside rims are almost 28 mm. Run the 28s they will fit and may just have a little harsher ride.
12-15-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By biker128pedal

Consider a pair of Pearlys Possum Socks. Wide...

Consider a pair of Pearlys Possum Socks. Wide temperature range use but I save mine for when itís below freezing.

https://www.pearlyspossumsocks.com/
12-08-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By biker128pedal

Seeing more trail runners this last summer. All...

Seeing more trail runners this last summer. All wear ear buds cranking music so my bell is useless. Now that the leaves are off the trees itís easier to see them coming. Still does not mean they pay...
12-05-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,275
Posted By biker128pedal

Moved in 2019. May be hit by COVID. ...

Moved in 2019. May be hit by COVID.

https://richmondbizsense.com/2019/11/26/crust-bikes-riding-into-richmond-with-new-hq/
12-03-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,449
Posted By biker128pedal

Does anyone run 23mm tubeless? I have 19mm...

Does anyone run 23mm tubeless? I have 19mm inside width rims now that are tubeless compatible. Problem I have is my old Madone frame wonít fit a 25mm now. Too close to the fork crown. Too wide on...
11-29-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By biker128pedal

Iíve used my 1030 for routing. The function...

Iíve used my 1030 for routing. The function creating a route of a specified length works well. I use it on travel. Point A to B to shortest to start work well but Iíve had one issue with it routing...
11-29-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 148,254
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice 29 mile ride this afternoon after installing...

Nice 29 mile ride this afternoon after installing a new kitchen faucet. :thumb: Had a chance to stop a take a picture of the new T.C. Walker mural in Gloucester Courthouse.


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11-27-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,467
Posted By biker128pedal

My wife went for a mountain bike ride with me...

My wife went for a mountain bike ride with me today at York River state park. Short but sweat ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By biker128pedal

First thing a loose crank would make the...

First thing a loose crank would make the chainrings wobble and cause the chain to jump.

Is the bottom bracket axle loose or the right hand crank?
11-23-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By biker128pedal

Cateye and Sigma are good. Bontrager brand are...

Cateye and Sigma are good. Bontrager brand are good. I had one for years that had temperature. Told me how cold I was. Now I have a Garmin 1030. Was getting shortness of breadth last April. So got a...
11-23-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By biker128pedal

Whatís your budget and how do you plan to use it?...

Whatís your budget and how do you plan to use it? Any navigation needed. Want to save or follow tracks. Fitness stuff or not. Or may be just speed distance time and average speed.
11-22-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By biker128pedal

I crammed a 2.4 on front and 2.25 on the rear of...

I crammed a 2.4 on front and 2.25 on the rear of my cobbled together 26er. Went from running 1.9 and or 2.0. Even a 2.1. I can run lower pressures without pinch flats. Oh I run tubes. But for being...
11-22-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By biker128pedal

I’ve sorta been thinking along the same lines it...

I’ve sorta been thinking along the same lines it following the N+1rule. Adding to the stables. I’d like to add a Checkpoint or a Warroad. Add racks and fenders. Or quick release fenders. The two sets...
11-20-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By biker128pedal

It comes off easy. Easy for someone to steal....

It comes off easy. Easy for someone to steal. Unless you glue it too the bolted mount. Why donít you want to take it off? Overnight ride?
11-17-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By biker128pedal

Itís a good idea to carry a couple of those. ...

Itís a good idea to carry a couple of those. Iíve lost one in the leaves while replacing a derailleur hanger. And a couple of weeks ago my derailleur was tweaked so the chain jumped inside the...
11-12-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 859
Posted By biker128pedal

I found Jagwire cables set were better than SRAM...

I found Jagwire cables set were better than SRAM sets. Brakes, cable type were no different but the SRAM shift cables failed on me. The lengthwise rods that stiffin the housing failed and the housing...
11-09-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,742
Posted By biker128pedal

Stay back and call 911. Been there. Dog got...

Stay back and call 911. Been there. Dog got electrocuted when I was 9. Could have been me. Charlie Brown the beagle Bassett mix saved me. Neighbour's had seen the line jump and spark in the rain and...
11-07-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By biker128pedal

SKS has removable fenders. Not sure which ones...

SKS has removable fenders. Not sure which ones fit wider tires. I think I have the Pros for 23mm tires. Good coverage. The front goes from the fork crown back down pretty far. Rear from brakes.
10-31-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,897
Posted By biker128pedal

I agree it looks like itís not worth the time....

I agree it looks like itís not worth the time. One thought. On the same site or Craigís List did anyone post a picture of the assembled bike reporting it stolen? I look over Craigís List just to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,066
Posted By biker128pedal

Take a look at Headsweats. They offer a bicycle...

Take a look at Headsweats. They offer a bicycle theme and outdoor theme masks.
10-30-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,393
Posted By biker128pedal

I go with the depends group. Iíve built wheels...

I go with the depends group. Iíve built wheels with a friends Park truing stand and a cheaper Nashbar one Iíve had for 30í years. The Park is faster and so much easier. Folding Allen wrench I get...
10-27-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,467
Posted By biker128pedal

This was yesterday but road the local MUP not as...

This was yesterday but road the local MUP not as usual. Nice and not crowded but enjoyed helping a small group and a new rider patch her flat tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By biker128pedal

I say it depends on the pressure your run. I run...

I say it depends on the pressure your run. I run 105F/112R due to my weight and so not to get pinch flats. I see the smaller size with small holes and nothing in the tire with age occasionally. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By biker128pedal

It may be the narrow rim width and if the rim is...

It may be the narrow rim width and if the rim is hooked or not. 20mm outside width may be something like 14mm inside. A wider rim would stretch it out more.
10-24-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By biker128pedal

May be someone drilled the hole larger to keep...

May be someone drilled the hole larger to keep the valve stem from rattling. Instead of putting electrical tape on the valve stem. Still I would think the carbon fibers would look more jagged.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By biker128pedal

This is funny and entertaining. Start one for...

This is funny and entertaining. Start one for cycling caps under helmets with brim facing front or back. :roflmao2:
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