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02-01-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By huffman

I'll second Pro Wheel Builders, great people,...

I'll second Pro Wheel Builders, great people, willing to talk with you to find out exactly what you need. I had them rebuild a AC Wide Lightning rear hoop with a Hope hub. After several years of hard...
01-29-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,008
Posted By huffman

Family yes, but only with my backup bikes. I let...

Family yes, but only with my backup bikes. I let a friend bring a coworker on a ride and I loaned him my backup mountain bike, 300 yards into the ride he had destroyed the rear derailleur, chain,...
01-11-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,213
Posted By huffman

Sue them is my suggestion, they cancelled a...

Sue them is my suggestion, they cancelled a second time an you get hit with a $150 admin fee. I'd search for others in your same boat and consider a class action lawsuit.
01-07-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,835
Posted By huffman

I try my best to forget everything in my life &...

I try my best to forget everything in my life & just concentrate on the road or trail in front of me as an escape. Etherial instrumental music helps to keep me focused on the ride. While I sometimes...
01-04-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,791
Posted By huffman

8 cylinder Mercury Cougar, wish I had that car...

8 cylinder Mercury Cougar, wish I had that car back, along with my Ford Grand Torino with the big V8. Getting out of the school parking lot was a nightmare, poor planning. On a bike I could bypass...
01-02-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,791
Posted By huffman

I rode all through high school except for bad...

I rode all through high school except for bad weather. I could get away from school faster on my bike than I could my car.
11-27-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,363
Posted By huffman

Black Magic Bleche-White in a spray bottle at...

Black Magic Bleche-White in a spray bottle at most automotive stores.

My preferred method: spray it on, let it sit a moment, scrub with a brush, run the chain through a chain cleaner with the...
11-25-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By huffman

Thank you for your help, in 10 minutes after...

Thank you for your help, in 10 minutes after posting I got an answer and you both are correct.

FYI I put in a help ticket where I BOUGHT the parts hours before posting here, no correct answer from...
11-21-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By huffman

There are no photos attached.

There are no photos attached.
11-19-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By huffman

So this will solve the issues? ...

So this will solve the issues?

https://www.jensonusa.com/SRAM-Truvativ-Team-GXP-Bottom-Bracket
11-19-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By huffman

SRAM GX 1000 2x10 issues

Bought a new drivetrain for my 2010 Niner Jet 9, it has a 68 mm threaded bottom bracket. I bought a SRAM GX 1000 GXP 2 x 10 speed crankset, Shimano XT BB-MT800 bottom bracket, chain & cassette. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,263
Posted By huffman

I may jump in

I had been holding off because I would have to go from a 70 mm stem to a 90 but just noticed they now offer an 80 mm. Was fixing to take off my carbon aero bar and going back to a round aluminum bar....
09-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By huffman

Road Fan you mentioned the waist coming down, I...

Road Fan you mentioned the waist coming down, I used to have that issue too. Was in a Performance store and they had Ultra bibs on sale so I bought a pair. After wearing them several times I never...
09-03-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By huffman

Thanks for posting the link to Aero Tech, I did...

Thanks for posting the link to Aero Tech, I did not know about them. Wish they made some of their bibs in all medium blue like some of the shorts. My lower back really heats up on late afternoon...
06-17-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,831
Posted By huffman

Glad I stumbled across this thread. I'm 5' 11"...

Glad I stumbled across this thread. I'm 5' 11" and am rebuilding the drivetrain on my Litespeed with 172.5 9 speed cranks, can not get 172.5s anymore. Was about to order 175s until I saw your...
06-17-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By huffman

Well it looks like Sora R3000 is the only 9 speed...

Well it looks like Sora R3000 is the only 9 speed crankset available but not available in 172.5 so I gotta go 170 or 175 but not sure which but thinking 175. It’s a 57cm frame and I use Speedplay...
06-16-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By huffman

Was looking for 105 but looks like Sora may be my...

Was looking for 105 but looks like Sora may be my only choice. Currently running 172.5 but a quick search I don't see any. May move to a 175, both my mountain bikes have 175 cranks so shouldn't be a...
06-16-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By huffman

11 speed crank compatible with a 9 speed drivetrain

Changing out the drivetrain on my 2001 Litespeed Arenberg with an English threaded bottom bracket. It currently has a Shimano 105 SG-X crankset, 24 mm spindle, with 39B-53B chainrings. The cassette...
06-14-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By huffman

Go from 26T to 24T or 22T

At the end of a ride today my crank arm came off & the threads are damaged. It is a set of SRAM GXP 2x10 cranks bought used I put on a 2010 Niner Jet 9 9 years ago, they are pretty banged up so I'm...
04-30-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 39,162
Posted By huffman

I push as hard as I can. Do not carry a phone,...

I push as hard as I can. Do not carry a phone, ride way out in the country by myself, lift heavy items at work. If it happens so be it, I truly need the disconnection. After a lifetime of being...
04-03-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,984
Posted By huffman

I keep 3 chains in my box. When one starts to get...

I keep 3 chains in my box. When one starts to get dull I just swap out then sharpen the used ones when I get back to the shop. I use a Dremel tool with the correct size sharpening stone. I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,263
Posted By huffman

Thinking of putting one on my Litespeed Arenberg,...

Thinking of putting one on my Litespeed Arenberg, what's holding me back is I like the fit and steering with my 70mm stem (turned up). A little concerned about jumping from 70 mm up to a 90mm....
11-30-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By huffman

Chinese BXT frames on eBay

Have been thinking about building up a hardtail from all the parts & a set of 29er wheels laying around. Having issues finding a decent hardtail with a 9 x 135 rear. Stumbled across some BXT frames...
08-12-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,515
Posted By huffman

I keep nothing in my car, not even spare change....

I keep nothing in my car, not even spare change. Thieves sneak around the housing developments at night with spring loaded car window punches and clean up. They make less noise than using a hammer...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-08-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By huffman

I agree about many coming down from Whitetop not...

I agree about many coming down from Whitetop not having a clue, when we do the ride we get the first shuttle from Abingdon to Whitetop so all the climbing is on the section between Damascus &...
05-27-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,689
Posted By huffman

Stolen mail though I'm seeing more Amazon boxes...

Stolen mail though I'm seeing more Amazon boxes that are ripped apart & tossed, sometime looks like stuff still inside. Guess it's not what the thieves were hoping for. I just contact LE & tell them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,804
Posted By huffman

No, my phone stays home no matter what the ride...

No, my phone stays home no matter what the ride is.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,003
Posted By huffman

I've had SIDI road (1 pair) & mountain (3 pairs)...

I've had SIDI road (1 pair) & mountain (3 pairs) and liked them but was surprised how soon the came apart given the cost. I wanted a wider shoes (mega don't have a wider footbed) and the Lake wide...
Forum: Southeast
03-11-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By huffman

I emailed both my representatives, Rep. Mitchell...

I emailed both my representatives, Rep. Mitchell Setzer emailed and called me to discuss the bill. He is completely against it and was wanting more information to fight the bill. Thankfully someone...
Forum: Southeast
03-01-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By huffman

License plates for road bikes in NC???

It's a real possibility because of House Bill 157 that would require registration of each bike you ride on a state road, $10 fee per year per bike and get this you would have to put a "suitably...
01-31-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By huffman

https://ncsports.org/event/cyclenc_mountainstocoas...

https://ncsports.org/event/cyclenc_mountainstocoast_ride/
01-25-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,594
Posted By huffman

Stays behind on my desk, I ride to get away....

Stays behind on my desk, I ride to get away. There are guys I won't ride with because they stop to take calls and get pissed when I keep going. Their choice, TFB!
Forum: Southeast
09-04-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By huffman

Saturday’s at 2:30 there is a group road ride...

Saturday’s at 2:30 there is a group road ride from the Unknown Brewery in downtown Charlotte. I drove down from Hickory and did it a couple weeks ago. Great people and a fun ride....
08-01-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By huffman

So I went ahead and purchased a pair of Lake...

So I went ahead and purchased a pair of Lake CX176 wide shoes, a tad wide for my foot but had no rubbing or blister issues. Took my bike to the NC coast last week so constant pedaling. First ride out...
06-26-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By huffman

Any potential problem from shoes too wide?

Like a lot of others I'm now experiencing hot feet 1-1/2 hours into my road ride. Last time the pain was unbearable. My regular width shoes, Lewis Garneau Milan with an insole that is 95 mm wide, are...
08-02-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By huffman

Are the bearings easily & user replaceable? I...

Are the bearings easily & user replaceable? I know the Ibis bearings are user replaceable, with a special $60 tool. I got too many tools in my garage now.
08-01-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By huffman

Sounds like sticking with a large is the way to...

Sounds like sticking with a large is the way to go, I have a lanky frame with long arms. Buying anything with long sleeves is a PITA. Settled on the ASR because it has more travel than my 2011 Jet 9,...
08-01-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By huffman

Other than size you have any other comments on...

Other than size you have any other comments on the ASR in general?
08-01-17, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By huffman

Yeti medium or large?

Looking at a Yeti ASR. Med is up to 5' 11", large starts there and that is my height. I have always ridden large frames but curious what the advantage of each size is and if there is any reason to go...
03-15-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,752
Posted By huffman

I'll do a 60 if still available.

I'll do a 60 if still available.
03-15-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,969
Posted By huffman

Thanks for all the informative & positive...

Thanks for all the informative & positive responses! When I had a Harley I gave up on the forums, try asking even a simple question and the vitriolic spewing was unreal, WTF. Maybe it's also because...
03-15-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,969
Posted By huffman

Good point, I've always run 23s and planned on...

Good point, I've always run 23s and planned on going to 25 or 28 (not sure they will fit) before the road riding season kicks into high gear, mounting biking now.
03-15-17, 06:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,969
Posted By huffman

Go carbon or stay titanium?

Have a Litespeed Arenberg (full carbon fork) that I like and have ridden for 16 years, it is kept in like new condition. Thinking of adding a Pinarello ROKH to the garage. Wondering if it's something...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By huffman

New old stock carbon bike

Looking for a new carbon bike, have seen quite a few new old stock complete bikes online and at a regional bike shop that are 2015 or older. One is a 2011. Deals on some are quite good. I don't have...
Forum: Southeast
08-08-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,046
Posted By huffman

Well crap! I was going to escape a conference in...

Well crap! I was going to escape a conference in Pinehurst (yuck) next week to go up there for a fast ride. Guess I'm gonna be looking for a different trail system. You got any suggestions for a good...
08-30-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,810
Posted By huffman

The recommended age for the shingles shot very...

The recommended age for the shingles shot very recently moved from 60 down to 50. My wife's office arranged for Rite Aid to come into their office and give everyone their flu shot, anyone 50 or over...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,390
Posted By huffman

Did you feel the helo ride was necessary? I think...

Did you feel the helo ride was necessary? I think they are way overused.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,772
Posted By huffman

I love my Speedplay X series pedals and would not...

I love my Speedplay X series pedals and would not go back to Look style pedals. Maintenance is super simple, fill a oral strange with grease, remove the small screw and squeeze in the grease while...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,528
Posted By huffman

That's a novel way to look at the issue. My...

That's a novel way to look at the issue. My Litespeed is 14+ years old. Like someone said in another thread about carbon life for an old frame and I'm paraphrasing, that's old technology, the quality...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,203
Posted By huffman

LBSs aren't all the same. I've been a big...

LBSs aren't all the same. I've been a big believer in local shops and they are pretty good here, though one fell off my shopping & onto my avoid at all costs list recently. My neighbor's son-in-law...
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