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10-20-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 586
Posted By Barry2

Quit goofing around. just toss it. will...

Quit goofing around.
just toss it.

will you really be comfortable riding it ever again!

Barry
10-18-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By Barry2

You only clean them every 20,000 miles. That’s...

You only clean them every 20,000 miles.
That’s amazing!

Barry
10-15-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 822
Posted By Barry2

They made a movie with Alien(s) that could do...

They made a movie with Alien(s) that could do that!

Just sayin'

:)

Barry
10-11-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By Barry2

Options…. 1. Buy the hanger alignment tool. ...

Options….
1. Buy the hanger alignment tool.
You’ll use it more often than you think.
And your buddies will bring you beer!

2. Take bike to shop. Wait X number of weeks.

3. Remove chain,...
10-07-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,568
Posted By Barry2

I'm betting more chains are cleaned too...

I'm betting more chains are cleaned too infrequently, than are changed too soon.

Barry
10-04-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Barry2

"Thoughts"... I think you should tell us the...

"Thoughts"...
I think you should tell us the brand and model of the bike computer!
09-30-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 635
Posted By Barry2

A buddy did this to a brand new bike. His brand...

A buddy did this to a brand new bike.
His brand new floor pump had an inaccurate gauge.

Store replaced both tires and the pump without hassle.

Barry
09-22-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,632
Posted By Barry2

I buy cheap bottles. scalding water and bottle...

I buy cheap bottles.
scalding water and bottle brush with dishsoap.

Any bottle doesn’t make the grade, even a little suspect gets tossed.
I buy cheap bottles....
09-21-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,506
Posted By Barry2

CoOp

Please do find a Bike CoOp in your area.
If you have enough of it, they may even collect it from you.

Barry
09-13-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Barry2

Apparently to get access you have to be able to...

Apparently to get access you have to be able to read a Sticky (https://www.bikeforums.net/politics-religion/1025151-how-gain-access-politics-religion-forum.html)

:)

Barry
09-13-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By Barry2

Sbc

Involving their mutual customers in a battle between companies is terrible service from Specialized.

It doesn't endear them as a Brand.

Barry
09-07-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By Barry2

Ok fixed! Solution was the simple application...

Ok fixed!
Solution was the simple application of money.
Purchased a Garmin Edge 860. It’s quite happy to control the bikes resistance, read power from Garmin Rally pedals and ignore the Wahoo...
09-02-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Barry2

Tap

Tap it for a larger diameter bolt

Barry
09-01-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Barry2

Agreed, 11sp / 12sp what do I care My...

Agreed, 11sp / 12sp what do I care

My recent bike (used) had 6800 10sp and I could not buy parts without going to eBay.
My current bike (used) has 8000 and will be going the same way for parts...
08-28-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,715
Posted By Barry2

TLDR : went out on my bike. Barry

TLDR : went out on my bike.

Barry
08-27-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By Barry2

What if he’d turned around to see how far he’d...

What if he’d turned around to see how far he’d come, and you ruined it!

:)
08-26-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,939
Posted By Barry2

Monday = 5mins Tuesady = 3mins (recovering from...

Monday = 5mins
Tuesady = 3mins (recovering from Monday's epic ride)
Wednesday = 4mins (building up endurance)
Thursday = 4mins (still endurance building)
Friday = Take the day off + It's garbage...
08-25-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By Barry2

None of those formulas work unless you ride...

None of those formulas work unless you ride longer than 5mins!

Barry
08-23-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,152
Posted By Barry2

1. Don't give a rats _ _ _ 2. Don't give a rats...

1. Don't give a rats _ _ _
2. Don't give a rats _ _ _
3. Bhahahahah a LOT longer than 5mins..... think 20-50miles and several hours.
08-23-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By Barry2

Just checking... are you are using the correct...

Just checking... are you are using the correct alcohol (IPA) ?

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/215x215/ipa_0804211d76893a12430295c167ea11881f390024.jpg
08-20-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Barry2

It means you need a local knowledgeable friend to...

It means you need a local knowledgeable friend to evaluate the bike before you plonk down good money and buy it.

Barry
08-16-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By Barry2

That’s a green one ! 🙂 Barry

That’s a green one !

🙂

Barry
08-13-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By Barry2

Just don’t rely on ANY application using only...

Just don’t rely on ANY application using only heart rate to estimate calories.
Any chance at a reasonable calorie number really needs an actual power meter.

My wrist worn health tracker’s...
08-11-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Barry2

Charger

My Di2 charger requires 5V 1A input.
I can't use some phone USB chargers, they don't output enough current.

Is it possible you didn't "disconnect" prior to unplugging from E-Tube, I hear that...
08-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Barry2

Brake upgrade

Given that it is a brake upgrade you are looking for, I'd suggest a brake block replacement.
There are better blocks available and it is a lot less trouble and money.

Take a look at Kool Stop...
08-07-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,141
Posted By Barry2

Next time you get the pain in your taint make...

Next time you get the pain in your taint make serious detailed notes.
your fitter is going to be your best chance at resolution.
But you are going to need to provide detailed information as to...
08-06-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By Barry2

I had a Cervelo R3 I needed a bike of a...

I had a Cervelo R3
I needed a bike of a different size
I got another R3
Im waiting for Shimano to release the new Road groupset
I can then have me yet another R3

are you seeing the trend yet. ...
08-05-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,094
Posted By Barry2

Selling

I've had a seller keep my wife as a deposit, that let me just go.
I've had a seller grab a bike and come with me on the test ride.

Last time I sold, I let the guy ride off on his own taking my...
08-05-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By Barry2

Wheels

Just be sure to get a ride or two on the race wheels right before race day.
Last thing you want is indexing issues on the day.

Barry
08-04-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,864
Posted By Barry2

Ask seller for the Serial Number and then look it...

Ask seller for the Serial Number and then look it up at BikeIndex

Barry
08-04-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Barry2

OK 2,700 miles.. but over what time period? ...

OK 2,700 miles.. but over what time period?

I've never seen a 5000 rot or wear like that. In fact, I've never worn one out.
I have been riding 5000's for the last 7,000+ miles, it's always road...
07-25-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By Barry2

iPhone Location

For iPhone users…..

Go to Settings - Apple ID - Find My - Find my iPhone - Send Last Location = On

This will send the location of the iPhone automatically when the battery reaches critical low....
07-21-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Barry2

I come from the Shallow end of the gene pool !

I come from the Shallow end of the gene pool !
07-21-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Barry2

Mix-n-match compatibility of Di2 offerings is a...

Mix-n-match compatibility of Di2 offerings is a bit of a mystery to me.
I'd have to go with RD-RX805 to have a clutch and I don't think that combo'ed with an FD-R8050 is D-Fly compatible.

A...
07-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Barry2

Di2 has the same H,L stops as the mechanical...

Di2 has the same H,L stops as the mechanical derailleurs.
But by pushing the RD Capacity over the spec's, lack of chain tension can become an issue.
Di2 full sync stops me reaching the 34t - 11t...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By Barry2

If there were a competition for losers, Jeff...

If there were a competition for losers, Jeff would come Second !

Richard beat him.
07-20-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Barry2

Welcome to Bike Forums My Wahoo Kickr...

Welcome to Bike Forums


My Wahoo Kickr Bike uses an bicycle industry standard, Seat Post.
When my buddy wants to ride it, I don't wish to upset my Saddle position.
So I mark my Seat Post height...
07-20-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 8,867
Posted By Barry2

56yr 6’1” 185lb…… flat ground, 12-13mph…. rule of...

56yr 6’1” 185lb…… flat ground, 12-13mph…. rule of thumb … 25cal per mile.
Based on reading from a Stages Cycling power meter.

Hills do increase cal, but not as much as you’d hope.

Barry
07-16-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Barry2

On a scale of 1-7 Those people are already...

On a scale of 1-7
Those people are already commenting on the other two shaving threads currently in the General Cycling Forum, where they should be!

Barry
07-15-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,994
Posted By Barry2

Coffee works

It’d be a shame to lock this thread..
I haven’t laughed this hard all week.

Oh yes, I get up two hours before a long ride and administer two large mugs of strong coffee to be sure the job gets...
07-08-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,527
Posted By Barry2

Your point being the OP's budget may have...

Your point being the OP's budget may have increased !!! ? !!!

LOL

I certainly missed the 2017 "aspect"

oops

Barry
07-07-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 899
Posted By Barry2

Made for just that job...

Made for just that job (https://www.performancebike.com/rema-tip-top-tubeless-patch-kit-5060160/p-fthvhdfcquargqhe?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIuv-ksY_S8QIVNQnnCh1-IAhrEAQYAiABEgJI-fD_BwE)
The patch is not...
06-30-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By Barry2

Bear Claw Bakery - Pinole GPC Club regular...

Bear Claw Bakery - Pinole

GPC Club regular detour when riding the 3 Bears in the East Bay.

Barry
06-30-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By Barry2

I didn't know these existed !!!! I like it........

I didn't know these existed !!!!
I like it..... mainly because it would let me keep my Stages dual sided (crank) power meter.

bikinGreen CNC Chainring 46/30T FoR Shimano 4 Arm 10-11Spd Road...
06-29-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Barry2

Your telling that a poorly wound cable won’t...

Your telling that a poorly wound cable won’t increase in length as the winds tighten.

We call that stretching, just the same as a chain wears and gets apparently longer.

Colloquialism, maybe,...
06-28-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,865
Posted By Barry2

Thanks for the kind words. I think.... ...

Thanks for the kind words.
I think....

Maybe

Barry
06-24-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By Barry2

What FD did you use for 18t capacity? Barry

What FD did you use for 18t capacity?

Barry
06-24-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,253
Posted By Barry2

When your buddy hit the chain stay, did he break...

When your buddy hit the chain stay, did he break his fingers ;)

Barry
06-24-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By Barry2

If all the choices are the same price, I want...

If all the choices are the same price, I want more stem for my money!

More IS better


Barry
06-23-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By Barry2

What ? You don't carry Parachute Cord... what...

What ?
You don't carry Parachute Cord... what are you thinking !
:)

When you try to install really tight tires that last 8-10" just wont go on the rim.
And it's too tight just to place a lever...
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