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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,667
Posted By Spinz

Replace them. My experience is the seals always...

Replace them. My experience is the seals always leak a bit after removal. The bearings ABEC 3 - ABEC 9 can be purchased at any local auto parts house for less than purchasing on line. You need the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By Spinz

Hwy 10 between Avon and Nags Head is great for...

Hwy 10 between Avon and Nags Head is great for riding. The headwinds can be a deal breaker. Plenty of room. Gets kind of dicey between Avon and Hatteras. Lp
07-03-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spinz

You have to take care of the caregiver to make...

You have to take care of the caregiver to make this work. Lp
07-03-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,515
Posted By Spinz

Looks like fun, thanks for sharing. Lp

Looks like fun, thanks for sharing. Lp
07-02-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,692
Posted By Spinz

Fizik Microtech. Lp

Fizik Microtech. Lp
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-16, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By Spinz

Buckle

Does anyone have an extra Specialized black SL shoe buckle they could part with? Used or new. I can't find a US vendor that has them in stock. I have located the parts in the EU but wanted to reach...
06-14-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Spinz

I appreciate the offer TiH. I don't have enough...

I appreciate the offer TiH. I don't have enough foot to fill a size 48! My Professional Road shoes are in great condition other than the one damaged buckle. I'd rather spend $20 on a buckle than...
06-13-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Spinz

Yes I called Specialized and received the worst...

Yes I called Specialized and received the worst possible customer service. My call was transferred multiple times and was finally told by a knowledgeable professional " for some reason I can't locate...
06-13-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Spinz

Buckle

Does anyone have a spare black SL buckle for a Specialized road shoe you could part with? I can't locate a US vendor that has them in stock. Thanks in advance! Lp
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By Spinz

back off your preload adjustment until there is...

back off your preload adjustment until there is no drag and the wheel is turning without resistance. if there is still play you should replace the bearings. Lp
05-31-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,074
Posted By Spinz

Understand how everything works, the right tools...

Understand how everything works, the right tools and a lil common sense! 🚴 Lp
05-30-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Spinz

The chain has less than 1K miles. Chain rings are...

The chain has less than 1K miles. Chain rings are new, cassette has 4K. I suspected the sensation was an interaction of chain plates and crank. I never have felt the ratchety sensation before. Tks...
05-30-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Spinz

Ratchety drive line

I installed a compact exogram GXP crankset a few months back. Preload is correct, no play in the crank. When I'm out riding it feels smooth. However when I slowly spin the crank by hand I can feel...
04-27-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Spinz

Stay with ultralight butyl. Latex is a pain. Lp

Stay with ultralight butyl. Latex is a pain. Lp
04-09-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,080
Posted By Spinz

Wax your chain! Lp

Wax your chain! Lp
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Spinz

Yeah I thought so. TCR Advanced SL. Was hoping to...

Yeah I thought so. TCR Advanced SL. Was hoping to shave some additional weight. Gotta love GXP! Lp
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-16, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Spinz

Bottom bracket

Any of you have any experience with the bb86 to bb30 press fit brackets? I'd like to upgrade my crankset. Seem to be more options with bb30. Lp
03-19-16, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Spinz

Definitely pain in the lady parts. Will try a few...

Definitely pain in the lady parts. Will try a few of the saddles with the cut out. TKS for the recommendations. Lp
03-18-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Spinz

Women's fit

I can't dial in the saddle position on my girl friends bike. Saddle position fore and aft is technically correct as is the seat tube height. We have been through a few stems too. In spite of all we...
03-16-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Spinz

Yup, impressive and inspiring too. I've been in...

Yup, impressive and inspiring too. I've been in healthcare for twenty years, MICN. I certainly feel for those on dialysis. Keep at it, what ever it is you are doing, and always try to inspire those...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 65,349
Posted By Spinz

Have any of you guys weighed your ALRs? Nice...

Have any of you guys weighed your ALRs? Nice looking bikes. I see that TREK offers the frame too. The smooth welds look really nice. Lp
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,108
Posted By Spinz

Correct. Sounds like hanger and cable tension....

Correct. Sounds like hanger and cable tension. Check the hanger alignment, reset limit screws and cable tension. Lp
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 185,162
Posted By Spinz

TCR Advanced SL

Love this bike. Lp
12-25-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By Spinz

Merry Christmas to all from North Carolina! Lp

Merry Christmas to all from North Carolina! Lp
12-20-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Spinz

Crazy thing about the workup ------ my labs and...

Crazy thing about the workup ------ my labs and imaging studies were all normal. Arthrocentesis was + for gout. Lp
12-20-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Spinz

Mileage Killer

Warmer months I generally ride 200-250 miles per week. In June I began to have intermittent swelling and excruiating pain in my left fore foot. The swelling was significant. My cycling shoe would not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-15, 07:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,821
Posted By Spinz

Drop the hammer! Ride like you stole it! Lp

Drop the hammer! Ride like you stole it! Lp
05-31-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,170
Posted By Spinz

Any update re the jersey? Lp

Any update re the jersey? Lp
05-30-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,339
Posted By Spinz

Parafin wax rocks. No better lube: Lasts and...

Parafin wax rocks. No better lube: Lasts and lasts, just a wee bit labor intensive to apply. Old school still is the best! Lp
05-11-15, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,447
Posted By Spinz

Very nice, thank you. Lp

Very nice, thank you. Lp
05-08-15, 05:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,170
Posted By Spinz

I'm in for another. Lp

I'm in for another. Lp
12-15-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By Spinz

Latex tubes with a quality tire;dang good ride. I...

Latex tubes with a quality tire;dang good ride. I like em with Vittoria Open Corsa or Michelin Pro's. Never really considered the tubeless thing. Pros and cons either way I suppose. Lp
09-27-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,968
Posted By Spinz

Yeah me too. It bothers me tremendously when...

Yeah me too. It bothers me tremendously when bikers come into the ED with traumatic injuries. Asphalt definitely does not do a body good. Best wishes for speedy recovery. Lp
09-26-13, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By Spinz

I really like the integrated seat post on the...

I really like the integrated seat post on the Giants. The ride/feel is truly sublime. Lp
09-26-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By Spinz

Sold my Hi Mod Synapse some time ago. I was a...

Sold my Hi Mod Synapse some time ago. I was a young whipper snapper didnt think I would ever need that endurance geometry! Lp
09-26-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Spinz

Sounds like riding at the Outer Banks of NC, 35...

Sounds like riding at the Outer Banks of NC, 35 mph man life is good ------- then you turn around and got that dang wind in the face !!!!! Lp
09-25-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Spinz

Wow and its flat too! Very nice. LP

Wow and its flat too! Very nice. LP
09-25-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By Spinz

Giant Defy Advanced SL

Any of you riding one? Would like some feedback from our age group. My current road bike is the TCR Advanced SL. Love the stiffness of the frame, weigh ect. I have a bit of neck pain from a strained...
09-19-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By Spinz

Yeah, great quality and world class customer...

Yeah, great quality and world class customer service too. Lp
06-10-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By Spinz

Last week, 1/8 mile apart. Recovery ride --------...

Last week, 1/8 mile apart. Recovery ride -------- I especially hate flats on a recovery ride. Lp
06-02-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,648
Posted By Spinz

I'm 55, ride 150 to 150 + per week. I've never...

I'm 55, ride 150 to 150 + per week. I've never considered tracking my climbing as there are many many hills here in central NC. Lp
05-31-13, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,278
Posted By Spinz

They're all too young! Lp

They're all too young! Lp
05-31-13, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,278
Posted By Spinz

I should have been more clear, just assumed...

I should have been more clear, just assumed everyone would know I was referring to Mavic free hub bodies. I ran out of their recommended lubricant and have been unable to find a suitable replacement....
05-30-13, 07:59 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,712
Posted By Spinz

Waxed mine today. I ride around 150 miles a week....

Waxed mine today. I ride around 150 miles a week. I'm interested to see how the "wax job" holds up. Lp
05-30-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,278
Posted By Spinz

Hub Oil

When you service your hubs what is your preferred lubricant. Mavic recommends a light mineral oil. Are there any good substitutes? Lp
08-29-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,071
Posted By Spinz

In general you want the LDL,VLDL and triglyceride...

In general you want the LDL,VLDL and triglyceride numbers lower. HDL should be higher. Lp
07-30-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By Spinz

Change your diet drink enough water to maintain...

Change your diet drink enough water to maintain clear yellow or straw colored urine. Most renal calcs are calcium oxylate. Oxylate binds with ca within the renal pelvis and precipitates crystals that...
07-27-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Spinz

I do, September 5, 55 years old. Will be on my...

I do, September 5, 55 years old. Will be on my own next week after 26 years of marriage. Scared as hell, not a loner. I am so use to having family around. But yes I will ride at least my age; maybe...
07-20-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Spinz

Garmin will generally send you a replacement when...

Garmin will generally send you a replacement when you return one of their products for service. My 305 is still hanging in there. If it goes belly up I may upgrade to the 500 or simply return the 305...
07-18-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Spinz

Was treated in my ER monday night for heat...

Was treated in my ER monday night for heat exhaustion after a fifty mile ride. 98 degrees and about 70%+ humidity. Went through 8 24 oz bottles of water couldn't take in enough liquids. Classic signs...
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