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09-06-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Mulberry20

Coming from a dyed in the wool Campy guy, Shimano...

Coming from a dyed in the wool Campy guy, Shimano make the best pedals. No rocking, no creaking, no drama. No chipping, no peeling. Nice wide platform.
09-06-20, 09:52 AM
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Views: 517
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

If it's almost new shoe time also (or your shoes...

If it's almost new shoe time also (or your shoes are also two bolt compatible), two bolt SPDs in a shoe that recesses the cleats will have cleats that last almost infinitely longer than road cleats. ...
09-06-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Mulberry20

I like Shimano better the cleats are better and...

I like Shimano better the cleats are better and cheaper. The pedal below the 105 pedal is around $50. I bought two pairs of 105 pedals 6 mos ago for less than $100 each. They are excellent pedals.
09-06-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By rosefarts

They're great actually. I ride Keo's that...

They're great actually.

I ride Keo's that cost me $5 from the used bin, that were only $60 new. Unknown mileage, plus plenty of my own. Still perfect.

I had a pair of Look Delta's about 1999...
05-05-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By Miele Man

On my touring bike I put a water bottle cage on...

On my touring bike I put a water bottle cage on each front fork leg.


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Cheers
05-04-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By rollagain

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners...

Twofish Unlimited - Bicycle Accessory Fasteners (http://www.twofish.biz/bike.html)
05-04-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By hillyman

I'd use it all as an excuse to justify purchase...

I'd use it all as an excuse to justify purchase of a touring bike with 3 water bottle cages. Might as well go Cadillac bike. The air smells sweeter, food tastes better and everyone waves hello
05-04-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By CAT7RDR

+1 on the Camelbak. Not popular among roadies but...

+1 on the Camelbak. Not popular among roadies but essential I believe in hot/humid zones. It encourages me to drink more instead of fiddling w/ a bottle.

I use one of these:...
05-04-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By Koyote

Jersey pocket.

Jersey pocket.
05-04-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By cyccommute

You do know about this invention...

You do know about this invention (https://www.camelbak.com/en/new-arrivals/R01132--MULE_100_oz_Hydration_Pack?color=39bf23b5db5c49fbb8ac1beb6bf8a041), donít you? Tailor made for riding in areas...
05-04-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By Phil_gretz

In your center jersey pocket?

In your center jersey pocket?
05-04-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By delacrue96

Minoura dual bottle saddle mount

Just received minoura dual bottle cage saddle mount, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001B13J1E/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_c_api_i_KA.REbE5DG53B. Looks great in front of saddle bag...
05-03-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By canklecat

Mylar water pouch. Besides my frame mounted...

Mylar water pouch. Besides my frame mounted bottles, on longer summer rides I'll freeze a small water pouch and tuck it into a jersey pocket. There are several types and sizes, refillable or one-time...
05-03-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By Witterings

I had one of these (in fact if I've still got it...

I had one of these (in fact if I've still got it you can have mine buy may have gone in the bin) and it just kept slipping ... I replaced it with one of these and haven't had the same problem since
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05-03-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By dedhed

The Bell is OK and comes with the cage ...

The Bell is OK and comes with the cage

https://www.amazon.com/Bell-Universal-Water-Bottle-Cage/dp/B0030L4LRE
05-03-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By Doug64

This was the method of attaching a water bottle...

This was the method of attaching a water bottle cage to the frame, either seat tube or cross tube, in the 60-70s. Even top of the line bikes used this method.


Water Bottle Mounts...
05-03-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By DrIsotope

Axiom Oceanwave 1.3...

Axiom Oceanwave 1.3 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/BNWT-Axiom-Brand-Bike-Seat-Bag-Wedge/174268567575?hash=item2893375017:g:N10AAOSwbERekkPq)

Two things in one. I have an older Axiom bag of the same...
05-03-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By coupster

I've got a similar design one permanently mounted...

I've got a similar design one permanently mounted just outboard of the stem. When I know that I'm going to need more water on a long ride I mount a cage and away I go - when I'm done I take the cage...
05-03-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By cyccommute

The Minoura handlebar mount...

The Minoura handlebar mount (https://www.modernbike.com/product-2126193755?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIy9qqqIOY6QIVB7zACh0W2QyLEAQYBCABEgIdx_D_BwE) Is cheap (about $10) and effective. It fits diameters from...
05-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By Olefeller77

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as...

There is a handlebar-stem bag that serves as food/snack or water bottle bag. I just looked at mine on the bike and it is a no-name foil lined blue bag. I always have a water bottle in it . They are...
05-03-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By Gconan

Not inexpensive but a stem caddy by Outer shell...

Not inexpensive but a stem caddy by Outer shell (https://www.outershelladventure.com/shop/7826r9hyzpjknnobe479ebu35yse8v) will hold 32 ounce bottles by Nalgene and others.

Again not inexpensive...
05-03-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By hillyman

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05-03-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By hillyman

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05-03-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,347
Posted By thumpism

T/A bar mount with hose clamps instead of the...

T/A bar mount with hose clamps instead of the supplied clips. Get creative....
05-03-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,739
Posted By Kapusta

How about a front basket?

How about a front basket?
05-02-20, 09:38 PM
05-02-20, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Ross520

Doesn't offend me in the least, but cheap fabric...

Doesn't offend me in the least, but cheap fabric does. I've bought $30 jerseys, and $100+ jerseys.... HUGE difference in quality. My Pearl Pro's are comfortable, the pockets are perfectly sized,...
04-15-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By HillRider

Each successive increase in cog numbers required...

Each successive increase in cog numbers required a thinner chain to maintain adequate clearance between increasingly narrow cog gaps. So, within reason, chains are backwards compatible, i.e a...
04-15-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By bwilli88

10 with 9 or 10 but 9 will not always work with...

10 with 9 or 10 but 9 will not always work with 10.
04-15-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By DorkDisk

10 sp chain works on 7,8,9, and 10 sp cassettes. ...

10 sp chain works on 7,8,9, and 10 sp cassettes.
9 sp chain works on 7,8, and 9 sp cassettes
04-14-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By NoWhammies

I've been cycling with a cap/hat since I started...

I've been cycling with a cap/hat since I started riding. Does a good job of soaking up the sweat. Plus if a bee/bug flies in to the air vent of my helmet I don't panic...as much.
04-07-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,733
Posted By MRT2

1. If you can cruise at 30 mph on a comfort...

1. If you can cruise at 30 mph on a comfort bike, you should consider turning pro. Seriously. I would say more realistically, you will be crusing at more like 10 mph on a comfort bike. Maybe 12,...
04-07-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,733
Posted By katsup

What is your idea of a long ride? 10mi, 50mi? ...

What is your idea of a long ride? 10mi, 50mi? Comfort bike like the ones mentioned tend to not to be comfortable after about 15-20mi.

I'd drop the Giants and Jamis due to them having cheap...
04-03-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,674
Posted By AU Tiger

Congrats on the new bikes! I see they have...

Congrats on the new bikes!

I see they have 1x9 gearing with a 40T chain ring and 11-42 cassette. That's very close to what I have, but mine is an 11-speed SRAM instead of the 9-speed microSHIFT....
04-03-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,387
Posted By AlmostTrick

I suspect many things will go the other way......

I suspect many things will go the other way... deflation. With so many people out of work, (or making less money) and less willing to spend what dollars they do have, sellers of certain items will be...
03-23-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By noglider

Isn't there a bevel on one side to accommodate...

Isn't there a bevel on one side to accommodate the chainring bolt?
03-22-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By AndreyT

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Another piece of undeniable evidence that the government knew! They set all this up...
03-22-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By cb400bill

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03-21-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By wphamilton

That's been pretty mainstream for awhile now but...

That's been pretty mainstream for awhile now but I'd like to offer two points in mitigation:

1. The weakening of immune system applies to "extreme" endurance exercise. Ultra-marathon training. ...
03-19-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By dsbrantjr

Clean the mating surfaces of the bolts, nuts,...

Clean the mating surfaces of the bolts, nuts, rings and spider, sparingly lubricate only the male threads of the bolts with grease or Tef-Gel, hold the nut with the appropriate tool and apply 70~95...
03-19-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By woodcraft

If the chainring that broke is 34T, then it is...

If the chainring that broke is 34T, then it is 110BCD, as that is too small for 130BCD.

If it was 43T as stated in your first post, it could be either, but I'm guessing that this was a typo.
...
03-19-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By bldegle2

If a compact 50/34 with 5 point attachment, yes,...

If a compact 50/34 with 5 point attachment, yes, 110BCD.
03-19-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By 79pmooney

You need to know the BCD - bolt circle diameter. ...

You need to know the BCD - bolt circle diameter. This may be printed on the chainring or crank. Common ones are 110mm and 130 although over the years there have been many others. Some cranks take...
03-19-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By woodcraft

Yes, chainrings are pretty standard. Bolts also,...

Yes, chainrings are pretty standard. Bolts also, w/a bit of range in length.

I've had that happen- chainring bolts coming loose- but caught it before your situation.

It's an easy thing to...
03-15-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By trailangel

Use the 700x 32-47mm tubes. ...

Use the 700x 32-47mm tubes.
https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=13108&category=199
03-15-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Iride01

I'm sure there are plenty of people that get away...

I'm sure there are plenty of people that get away with putting big tubes in smaller tires. I wouldn't do it except as a measure to "get by" until I could get something better.

If the tube is too...
03-15-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By noglider

So you'll be stuffing wide tubes inside narrow...

So you'll be stuffing wide tubes inside narrow tires? If it doesn't get too bunched up and pinched, it will probably be OK.
03-14-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By tFUnK

Close enough

Close enough
03-14-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By desconhecido

I've been buying Schwalbe tubes lately. Best...

I've been buying Schwalbe tubes lately. Best deals seem to be with various ebay vendors in 4 or 5 packs. There's a dealer in Appleton, WI who I've bought other stuff from and the service is pretty...
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