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08-15-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Helderberg

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I have since changed the seat as this one did not work out.
Frank.
08-10-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Helderberg

Thank you, Frank.

Thank you, Frank.
08-10-18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Helderberg

Rearview mirror

Does anyone here use a rearview mirror and if so what kind would you recommend? I am looking at the wrist strap style as the roads I ride are not real smooth and I see a mirror on a stem bouncing...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-07-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Helderberg

Thank you all. Frank.

Thank you all.
Frank.
08-06-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Helderberg

Thank you, Frank.

Thank you, Frank.
08-06-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Helderberg

Rim wear indicator?

I have V-brakes on my flat bar bike. The rims have a black line that is machined lower than the rest of the rim brake pad contact surface. Is the black machined line a wear indicator? Secondly, are...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Helderberg

So if I am understanding what has been said so...

So if I am understanding what has been said so far there is no benefit one way or another to the different designs?
Frank.
08-05-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Helderberg

I have found this to be the key for me. I have...

I have found this to be the key for me. I have stopped eating anything after 8:pm and have been eating less, smaller portions, of my meals. For me it is carbs so I pay close attention to them as they...
08-05-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Helderberg

Thank you for your reply. Did you find and...

Thank you for your reply. Did you find and difference in the handling of the bike when turning at speed or when slow?
Frank.
08-03-18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Helderberg

Thank you all. Frank.

Thank you all.
Frank.
08-03-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Helderberg

Yes, that is what I meant, Sorry for my...

Yes, that is what I meant, Sorry for my ignorance.
Frank.
08-03-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Helderberg

Bicycle Fork Stem Extender

Has anyone ever used a fork stem extender to raise the handlebars? I have installed an adjustable stem and have it raised the max, looks to be about 55-60 deg. I feel this is going to be enough for...
08-02-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By Helderberg

I would second the Cannondale Quick. The 6 is a...

I would second the Cannondale Quick. The 6 is a nice bike and if you look at the 5 you add disc brakes.That said I would ride a Trek and then a Cannondale to see what fits you best. In my case the...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-02-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Helderberg

Seat stays?

I have seen seat stays joining the seat tube at the junction of the top tube and then lower on the seat tube. What is the benefit of the two different designs?
I apologize in advance for my...
08-01-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Helderberg

Turn 70 this october and am trying to get to your...

Turn 70 this october and am trying to get to your weight. I think you are doing great and hope you can keep at it. I live in an area that is very hilly and it is hard to find a flat road longer than...
07-31-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Helderberg

You live in the Northeast so get your time on it...

You live in the Northeast so get your time on it as soon as you can. You have to know that this winter will have it's effect.
Enjoy, Frank.
07-30-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Helderberg

I have a Quick 7 and have been very happy with...

I have a Quick 7 and have been very happy with it. The gear changes and brakes have been very good and the only real thing I had to was change out the seat as I had back surgery years ago and need a...
07-30-18, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By Helderberg

Sorry to hear about your accident and truly...

Sorry to hear about your accident and truly respect your getting back at it. Take it at your own pace and be safe.
Frank.
07-26-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,198
Posted By Helderberg

Well, the last time I rode a bike there wasn't an...

Well, the last time I rode a bike there wasn't an internet so the riding apps are all Greek to me. I thought asking the group, with there accumulated knowledge, would certainly know the answer. As it...
07-24-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,852
Posted By Helderberg

I came across a pair of Russell 2 in 1 shorts at...

I came across a pair of Russell 2 in 1 shorts at Walmart today, they were not expensive so I thought I would try them. Went for a 25 min ride and they were a huge improvement.
Now I will run back...
07-24-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By Helderberg

I am 69, 70 in October, and had back surgery in...

I am 69, 70 in October, and had back surgery in 2002. I just retired and got back on a bike, a very used Hybrid, loved the ride hated the constant repairs. Bought a Cannondale flat bar and made a...
07-22-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By Helderberg

Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing. Frank.

Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing.
Frank.
07-22-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,198
Posted By Helderberg

Another question is what is the difference...

Another question is what is the difference between the free Strava app and the paid? Has anyone here had both and if so is the additional worth the price?
I ride alone and pretty much stay on a...
07-21-18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,198
Posted By Helderberg

Thanks all. I will give RideWithGPS a look. ...

Thanks all. I will give RideWithGPS a look.
Frank.
07-20-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,198
Posted By Helderberg

I use Strava free app.

I was wondering if there are better phone apps or is Strava as good as any? The owner of my LBS suggested Strava to me and I have been happy with it but wondered if there was something better or more...
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