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Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By RGMN

If you ride in cold weather carbon bars are...

If you ride in cold weather carbon bars are noticeably warmer than aluminum.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By RGMN

I'm not a fan of Lobster gloves. The loss of...

I'm not a fan of Lobster gloves. The loss of dexterity is much more severe than the increase in warmth is helpful. When I've ridden with lobster gloves I find I cannot push the upshift lever on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,193
Posted By RGMN

If you want to use earbuds try some Shure Aonic...

If you want to use earbuds try some Shure Aonic 215 Gen 2 (https://www.shure.com/en-US/products/earphones/aonic215). Sounds great, others have said my voice sounds clear and crisp in calls so the mic...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 425,411
Posted By RGMN

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10-24-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By RGMN

Did you check if a 9/64" hex key fit?

Did you check if a 9/64" hex key fit?
10-13-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By RGMN

BTW, Campagnolo has the spare parts catalogs back...

BTW, Campagnolo has the spare parts catalogs back to 1994 on their website. https://www.campagnolo.com/US/en/Support/download?td=3
10-13-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By RGMN

It's the brake pivot pin. It should be equally...

It's the brake pivot pin. It should be equally spaced on each side, on yours one side is clearly in further, the other side is sticking out. Give it a light tap with a hammer/handle of a screwdriver...
10-12-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By RGMN

This is for 9/10 speed Ergo but 8 speed should be...

This is for 9/10 speed Ergo but 8 speed should be very similar.
09-27-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,234
Posted By RGMN

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're...

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're probably pissed the cyclist damaged his truck.
09-23-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,317
Posted By RGMN

The crushed limestone on the local trails ride...

The crushed limestone on the local trails ride pretty much like dusty asphalt. I ride 4 of them regularly (MN River Bluffs, Lk Mtka, Dakota, and Luce Line) on my regular road bike with 28mm Conti...
09-18-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 760
Posted By RGMN

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09-13-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By RGMN

It isn't an issue, just make sure to torque the...

It isn't an issue, just make sure to torque the lock ring to 40Nm. Or whatever the lock ring has spec'd on it. Personally I prefer the loose cogs, it makes it easier to clean and inspect the...
09-11-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,410
Posted By RGMN

When the electronic shift systems were first...

When the electronic shift systems were first coming out I attended a seminar given by 1 of the manufacturers on setting up their system. One of the attendees asked why the system wasn't smart enough...
09-05-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By RGMN

Visit your LBS. They typically purchase housing...

Visit your LBS. They typically purchase housing in file boxes and can cut to any length you need. They should also have the ferrules and cable end crimps. For inner cables you will need tandem cables...
08-13-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,990
Posted By RGMN

I grew up and still live in Minnesota. It was...

I grew up and still live in Minnesota. It was always giving a buck. Things are different here, though. It's pop not soda and duck duck grey duck not duck duck goose. But at least we don't call a...
08-01-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By RGMN

Batteries in your carry-on, including any in the...

Batteries in your carry-on, including any in the bike computer/lights. CO2 cartridges are not allowed on the plane so leave them at home. If you need to buy them at your destination.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,624
Posted By RGMN

I got a 30 miler in. My buddy missed out.

I got a 30 miler in. My buddy missed out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,624
Posted By RGMN

A buddy sent this link to an AQI prediction site:...

A buddy sent this link to an AQI prediction site: Breezometer (https://www.breezometer.com/air-quality-map/air-quality/united-states/minnetonka) We were going to ride this morning (its a beautiful...
08-01-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By RGMN

Silca Professional Pressure Calculator...

Silca Professional Pressure Calculator (https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-calculator)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,624
Posted By RGMN

Make your own - How to Make a DIY Air Filter |...

Make your own - How to Make a DIY Air Filter | Ask This Old House
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,736
Posted By RGMN

From Velo New's chain lube test...

From Velo New's chain lube test (https://www.ceramicspeed.com/media/3505/velonews-friction-facts-chain-lube-tests-combined.pdf) Molten Speed Wax took 0.14 watts less than plain paraffin wax. Squirt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,736
Posted By RGMN

I haven't used Molten Speed Wax but it doesn't...

I haven't used Molten Speed Wax but it doesn't surprise me that it is lasting a long time. The PTFE and MoS2 cost me less than $20, and with the smallest containers I could find I now have a lifetime...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,736
Posted By RGMN

Stop by your local auto parts store and get a can...

Stop by your local auto parts store and get a can of dipping carburetor cleaner (https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/MCR6402). These usually are in a 1 gallon can and have a basket you can drop the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By RGMN

I actually like having the flywheel, it makes it...

I actually like having the flywheel, it makes it much easier to be smooth on the rollers, and you can actually coast for a several seconds. It does make it feel more road like than without the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By RGMN

Yes, maybe, and yes.

Yes, maybe, and yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 425,411
Posted By RGMN

Gray's Bay, Lake Minnetonka, MN

My replacement Ritchey Road Logic on it's shakedown run @ Gray's Bay
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By RGMN

The Lizard Skins DSP tape is great up right until...

The Lizard Skins DSP tape is great up right until the tape falls apart, which in my experience is about 2 months. I like Fizik Vento Solocush Tacky...
07-03-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By RGMN

I've found the stick style anti-seize is much...

I've found the stick style anti-seize is much more convenient to use and is not a messy as the can/brush or tube styles. I currently have Loctite 8065...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,731
Posted By RGMN

I run K-Edge chain catchers...

I run K-Edge chain catchers (https://k-edge.com/shop/chain-catchers/pro-road-braze-chain-catcher/) on all my bikes except for my commuter. Started using them after a riding mate dropped an chain and...
06-26-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By RGMN

Muc-Off makes an inner tube specific sealant...

Muc-Off makes an inner tube specific sealant (https://us.muc-off.com/products/inner-tube-sealant).
06-22-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By RGMN

Hate to step into this pissing contest between...

Hate to step into this pissing contest between you and cx but I've never had success with Wipperman Connex links on Campag C9 chains. On my 9-sp Campag Centaur system I had a click and an occasional...
06-12-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,570
Posted By RGMN

1 tire iron and a Lezyne Storage Drive...

1 tire iron and a Lezyne Storage Drive (https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/multi-tools-category/products/1-mt-stdr-v104t5)
06-08-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,156
Posted By RGMN

That's actually what I was thinking it could be. ...

That's actually what I was thinking it could be.

I remember a customer years ago that absolutely had to have a certain bike but we didn't have his size. He ended up buying one in a different size,...
06-01-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By RGMN

The Campag P/Ns I gave are all current and QBP...

The Campag P/Ns I gave are all current and QBP actually have them in stock. They are current parts for the wheels both Campag & Fulcrum are selling.
05-30-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By RGMN

Depending on the age of the Campag hub you may be...

Depending on the age of the Campag hub you may be able to change the freehub to a Shimano compatible freehub. Then you can use a Shimano 10-sp cassette on the Record hub. You would need a Campagnolo...
05-30-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By RGMN

12g - 18.6mm x 82.5mm 20g - 22mm x 100mm

12g - 18.6mm x 82.5mm
20g - 22mm x 100mm
05-29-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By RGMN

Shiftmate...

Shiftmate (http://www.jtekengineering.com/shiftmate/shiftmate-1/)
05-19-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By RGMN

So I got bored at work today waiting for my techs...

So I got bored at work today waiting for my techs to get me a list of components they needed from McMaster and decided to see if I could put together the EVT. Here's what I came up with:

6852K11...
05-18-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By RGMN

KMC 11-speed Missing Link quick links work fine...

KMC 11-speed Missing Link quick links work fine on Campag 11-speed chains.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,097
Posted By RGMN

I lose 0 psi from the tube when I connect my...

I lose 0 psi from the tube when I connect my pump. 1st stroke of the pump shows the cracking pressure when the valve to the tube opens. With ultra thin butyl tubes I consistently lose about 10 psi...
03-29-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,528
Posted By RGMN

I had a woman in a convertible make a very close...

I had a woman in a convertible make a very close pass and throw a cup of pop at me as we came up to an intersection. I nailed her in the head with my water bottle. I even got the water bottle back...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,956
Posted By RGMN

I used to ride with 2 20g CO2 cartridges and a...

I used to ride with 2 20g CO2 cartridges and a Lezyne Pocket Drive (https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/hand-pumps/products/pocket-drive) pump. Last year I picked up a Fumpa pump...
03-16-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By RGMN

I leave the caps on just to annoy people.

I leave the caps on just to annoy people.
03-13-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By RGMN

It's not uncommon that a LBS isn't able to find...

It's not uncommon that a LBS isn't able to find odd ball parts, particularly for Campagnolo. Few shops see Campagnolo gear come in, even fewer are actually fluent in it. I know my favorite LBS...
03-12-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By RGMN

If your LBS has a Quality Bike Products account...

If your LBS has a Quality Bike Products account the springs are QBP # FW9805.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,910
Posted By RGMN

Rock and 2 small holes in the tube? Pinch flat. ...

Rock and 2 small holes in the tube? Pinch flat. You need a little more PSI in the tires.
03-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,537
Posted By RGMN

You can always send the tension meter back to...

You can always send the tension meter back to Park to have the spring replaced and calibrated (https://www.parktool.com/our-services/tm-1-service-repair) for $10.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,338
Posted By RGMN

Mine sure is the "ONE bike." It is my go-to bike...

Mine sure is the "ONE bike." It is my go-to bike if I have any question on what which one to use, and it never fails to put a smile on my face.

I use a 6 stem on mine and the bars are about 1/2"...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,947
Posted By RGMN

That looks just a touch big for you ;)

That looks just a touch big for you ;)
11-07-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By RGMN

Put the lock ring tool on a bench vise, put the...

Put the lock ring tool on a bench vise, put the lock ring on the tool, and use the rim to turn it.
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