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07-30-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By indybiker01

I did just clean and lube the chain. But I...

I did just clean and lube the chain. But I usually do after every other ride. I use the same lube though.

also hear a squeaking noise but i think that is coming from the rear derailleur pulley.
07-30-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By indybiker01

ratchet noise coming from rear cassette area

Noise starts to occur from mid gear to higher gear. The noise is coming from the cassette area but I don't see anything binding or rubbing. On a side note I also notice a bit of chain rub under a...
08-29-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By indybiker01

I spray mine down with brake cleaner Wash...

I spray mine down with brake cleaner
Wash components down with soap and water
use compressed air to dry all components
lubricate components
08-28-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By indybiker01

Schwalbe has agreed to send me a new tire. In no...

Schwalbe has agreed to send me a new tire. In no way am I implying or saying that they admitted it was a product issue. I simply stated the facts and they said they would send me a different tire. I...
08-26-12, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By indybiker01

Creak noise coming from front tires Zipp 404

Seems to make a creaking noise when I am up off the saddle.

Rim just creaks like a metronome. Could this be a bad sindle or presta valve bouncing in the hole?
08-26-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By indybiker01

I emailed schwalbe. I don't know if this is a...

I emailed schwalbe. I don't know if this is a warranty issue or not. I will let them decide.
08-26-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By indybiker01

here are the pics from before my ride and at the...

here are the pics from before my ride and at the 31 mile point when I started to feel a thump and had to be picked up

1500 miles is acceptable to me on a set of michellin pro race tires....this is...
08-19-12, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By indybiker01

i will update as soon as my iphone is done...

i will update as soon as my iphone is done restoring

*34 minutes to go.....so much for a long bike ride today....
08-19-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By indybiker01

Rear tire chunking out

Schwalwbe Ultremos

max psi 145

I run 115-120 psi

seems to be happeing in the middle of the tire.
My front tire looks okay. My rear tire is chunking out. Is it due to over inflation? It...
08-06-11, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By indybiker01

well i just got back on a test ride. Amazing what...

well i just got back on a test ride. Amazing what the new crankset feels like. I have been riding around on some defective easton cranks. Nobody could figure out what the issue was.

Finally...
08-06-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By indybiker01

Installing SRAM red gxp external cups. It says to put grease on the cup threads?

I thought the threads inside the bike where to remain clean? Also it want grease on the outside of the flange cup?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By indybiker01

nothing was installed wrongly. It is 100% the...

nothing was installed wrongly. It is 100% the crankset. Easton is no longer making cranksets. I would imagine this is one of the reasons why.

It sucks because I really liked this crankset. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By indybiker01

***update*** Easton EC90 cranksets have a...

***update***

Easton EC90 cranksets have a flaw in them. Apparently, the non drive side arm comes loose on the spindle. They are sending me a box to return the part and hopefully send me a check...
08-05-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By indybiker01

Campy Super record carbon UT work with a SRAM red groupset?

My Easton Crankset is being warrantied (they are sending me a check). I am in need of another crankset. Will the Campy shift properly with the Sram Red setup that I currently have? I know I will have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By indybiker01

it happens on both sides. I am not doing it...

it happens on both sides.

I am not doing it purposely. If I am it is due to a fit issue
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By indybiker01

in order to get the sound to produce I am jerking...

in order to get the sound to produce I am jerking the crank. Imagine an emphasis on the down stroke on the 3 oclock position.

The only thing i can think of is when i pull up on my pedal and push...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By indybiker01

Noise while riding. Not a mechanical issue but a technique/setup issue (video)

I have been told I have a good pedaling stroke. However, this year I have started to notice a pinging noise while pedaling.

If I can't get it fixed I will need to go back and get refitted.
...
07-12-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By indybiker01

bike

bike
07-12-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By indybiker01

popping noise in crank

Is it possible to get a binding or popping noise from not getting a full extension on the pedal movement?

it happens when the rt pedal is at 2:30ish and again when the left pedal is at the same...
07-09-11, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By indybiker01

Actually i just dissasebled the entire crankset....

Actually i just dissasebled the entire crankset. Both spacers were there and after tightening there was no movement! Going to take it apart again tomorrow and regrease the entire setup.

Weird
07-09-11, 11:14 PM
07-09-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By indybiker01

Figured out what the hitching feeling was in the divertrain

3 good bike mechanics couldnt figure it out. My guess is it got even worse on the ride today. Click pic to play the video. And no, the motor sound you hear in the background is not coming from the...
07-05-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By indybiker01

I haven't crashed it. and They do...

I haven't crashed it.

and

They do have issues. I am sure 1,000's have used them and had no issues. They do tend to have issues and as a result people who do love SRAM choose to use different...
07-05-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By indybiker01

It makes a difference if it is bent because the...

It makes a difference if it is bent because the material is easily bendable under strain. A bent derauilleur will cause chain rub and improper shifting right? I am not a bike mechanic. I can do most...
07-05-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By indybiker01

This kind of helps. I am having shifting issues ...

This kind of helps. I am having shifting issues

http://forum.slowtwitch.com/cgi-bin/gforum.cgi?post=2207172;

I see Dave Zabriskie's setup is a Sram Red with pro option steel cage....lol that...
07-05-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By indybiker01

I had a solid bike mechanic look at it. The...

I had a solid bike mechanic look at it. The derauiller is setup correctly but bent. I guess with it being titanium it is light but also easily bendable.

The bending of the crank wouldn't be done...
07-05-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By indybiker01

Sram Force Derauillers over Sram Red. Sram Red bent and rubbing chain rings

My bike is all sram red except the brakes.

I started noticing a grabbing feel on the drivetrain. I thought it was the bottom bracket. It ended up being the front derauiller (sram red) rubbing...
06-08-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By indybiker01

i can duplicate this on my bike stand. It is...

i can duplicate this on my bike stand. It is almost like there is a hitch.
06-07-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By indybiker01

popping noise and hitch on the non drive-train side

Equipment using

easton ec90 crankset
sram red bottom bracket

Condition can be felt when pedaling forwards or backwards but not all of the time. It has gotten progressively worse. I would say...
12-27-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By indybiker01

Thanks guy. Guess I will go get fit. I have...

Thanks guy. Guess I will go get fit. I have longer torso and arms and shorter legs. My measured inseam was 32 i believe. Just a tad under 6 foot. I will hold off on this bike.
Forum: Great Lakes
12-26-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By indybiker01

The runners forum. Ask for JB. I was given his...

The runners forum. Ask for JB. I was given his name after i had issues with other guys in town. He fixed them. No issues.
12-26-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By indybiker01

I am very mortal. Lol. It is a 17 inch bike. I...

I am very mortal. Lol. It is a 17 inch bike. I ride a 56 cannondale caad 9 and 58 inch pro geometry sl3. On paper it appears to fit me enough to at least drive the 30 minutes to look at it and make...
12-26-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By indybiker01

Complete bike with 2008 deore fd and a sram xd...

Complete bike with 2008 deore fd and a sram xd rear derauiller. Fox front suspension and the stan rims...
12-26-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By indybiker01

2006 specialized S-works stuntjumper. Thoughts on used versus new.

Have looked at a 2006 specialized carbon stuntjumper. I am more in to roadbiking and have a 2010 sworks sl3. I plan to do the leadville 50 and want to train and hit some hills around here but will...
Forum: Recumbent
10-10-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By indybiker01

Well run event. The roads sunday were...

Well run event.

The roads sunday were horrible. It was the Hilly Roubaix. With 7 miles to go my tire flatted so bad it could not be reused. I saw 2 flats prior to mine within a mile. No sag...
10-10-10, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By indybiker01

Day 1 was great. My leg was stiff but after a few...

Day 1 was great. My leg was stiff but after a few miles no issues. This morning my right leg is feeling great! Still not going to play basketball for a couple weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

Prolly best that the admins lock the thread. This...

Prolly best that the admins lock the thread. This is going nowhere (as if it was anywhere on post #1). If anyone has anything to say address me via pm. I can only apologize so many times for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

Dont see where I was criticized. Criticized on...

Dont see where I was criticized. Criticized on the post about testosterone maybe. Most taking the statements as intent to cause harm to the guy. That obviously was in jest. UMD and a few others asked...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-10, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

Lol..and the beers were from the night before not...

Lol..and the beers were from the night before not before the ride. This was done in a social setting with normal people. Everyone's balls were unscathed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

You guys are funny. The kings of dishing out the...

You guys are funny. The kings of dishing out the satire but not being able to identify others. I made a post because I was unsure of the situation. I typed it out on my iphone and the intent was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

Or slapped him with my glove like Patton.

Or slapped him with my glove like Patton.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,230
Posted By indybiker01

http://media.schadenfreude.net/2009/01/cialis-tubs...

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

:thumb:

:thumb:
10-07-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By indybiker01

Interesting stuff lamp-shade. May be a little...

Interesting stuff lamp-shade. May be a little extreme for an amatuer rider. But for those that have chronic pain i can see where that can be a game changer
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

Socking him in the face would be the better...

Socking him in the face would be the better option. I will go the less violent route and will join a better group next year. These guys make rules for rules. Everyone stays together for the first two...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

Sorry guys. I think my testosterone levels were a...

Sorry guys. I think my testosterone levels were a little skewed the other night. The guy was either a prick or mistaken (or both). I regret shaking his hand after he was still an ignorant doushe bag...
10-07-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By indybiker01

Pulled Hamstring with a hilly ride coming up.

While playing basketball tonight I came up limp with a pulled hamstring. I have had one once before and this seems more mild of a case. However, i remember trying to go out and play basketball a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,442
Posted By indybiker01

Group Ride issue

So with 2 miles to go My leg cramped a bit. It wasnt a terribly hard ride but I may have drank a little too much beer the night before.

I dropped to the back to try to stretch it out. I tried to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,644
Posted By indybiker01

on the way to colorado my buddies bike got...

on the way to colorado my buddies bike got chipped up good...a few towels and some tape would have alleviated that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,644
Posted By indybiker01

+1 if you can put the bike inside the car ...

+1 if you can put the bike inside the car

if you have to put it outside the car I would wrap thin towels around the bike as much as you can to deflect rocks (especially if going long distances)....
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