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06-04-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 963
Posted By WaveyGravey

As someone mentioned above, when I began using...

As someone mentioned above, when I began using clipless pedals the experts recommended Speedplay pedals. Have been using them a long time with no issues.
05-23-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,331
Posted By WaveyGravey

Check tire pressure before every ride and fill...

Check tire pressure before every ride and fill accordingly.
05-19-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,854
Posted By WaveyGravey

Some pain from a partially torn Rotator Cuff. ...

Some pain from a partially torn Rotator Cuff. Also, Frozen Shoulder that has lingered in the same shoulder for about 8 months.

At 69 years old, riding a minimum of 100 miles a week on a road...
05-02-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By WaveyGravey

Thanks for all the helpful responses!!!

Thanks for all the helpful responses!!!
04-26-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By WaveyGravey

New Wheels for a 1986 Klein Quantum

I have owned this bike a couple of years. Old technology such as D/T shifters. I want to upgrade with some new wheels.

Any recommendations?

Thanks!
Forum: Southwest
02-21-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By WaveyGravey

Bike Rental Mesa, Arizona

My son and I want to ride the El Tour De Mesa ride taking place Friday April 1, 2022 and Saturday April 2, 2022 near Phoenix Arizona.
Can anyone recommend or provide information on road bike rentals...
02-18-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,467
Posted By WaveyGravey

I wear a dog tag with all relevant ID information.

I wear a dog tag with all relevant ID information.
01-29-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,196
Posted By WaveyGravey

As a result of knee issues, Speedplay on all my...

As a result of knee issues, Speedplay on all my bikes.
01-13-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,067
Posted By WaveyGravey

How old is it? Thanks

How old is it? Thanks
12-17-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By WaveyGravey

Highly recommend you address tire pressure and...

Highly recommend you address tire pressure and proper inflation. Buy yourself a good pump. I'm betting this is your problem.
12-16-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,509
Posted By WaveyGravey

I will also vouch for the Joe Blow. After...

I will also vouch for the Joe Blow.

After purchasing a couple of expensive pumps, a Lezyne and a Silca, and not being satisfied, I purchased a much less expensive Joe Blow and could not be happier.
12-11-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,043
Posted By WaveyGravey

Italian bikes are a good start.

Italian bikes are a good start.
12-09-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,579
Posted By WaveyGravey

20%

20%
12-09-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,204
Posted By WaveyGravey

Based on reading posts on this thread I recently...

Based on reading posts on this thread I recently purchased a Seiko XKS 009J. Although the SKS 007 seemed to be the most desirable, I was told the only difference was the color of the dial which did...
11-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,741
Posted By WaveyGravey

Any recommendations for avoiding this situation? ...

Any recommendations for avoiding this situation? Perhaps anti seize applied to the seat post? Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-21, 04:01 PM
11-06-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,570
Posted By WaveyGravey

What year did Specialized start making the Allez...

What year did Specialized start making the Allez in Taiwan? Thanks
10-05-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By WaveyGravey

Basic Speedometer

Can anyone recommend a decent basic device for showing speed? All I care about is how fast I'm going. Don't want all the bells and whistles.

Thanks
10-03-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,216
Posted By WaveyGravey

Having past knee injuries, Speedplays were...

Having past knee injuries, Speedplays were recommended to me. I really like them and have been using them for years.
09-30-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By WaveyGravey

Klein Quantum circa 1986

Should a Klein Quantum of about 1986 vintage have a head badge? If so, anyone have pictures? Thanks!!
09-27-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,668
Posted By WaveyGravey

I have heard from others that Frozen Shoulder...

I have heard from others that Frozen Shoulder manages to go away with time. I'm hoping this is the case with me.

What troubles me is that my shoulder started really bothering me during rides over...
09-27-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,668
Posted By WaveyGravey

I am now experiencing this Frozen Shoulder. Just...

I am now experiencing this Frozen Shoulder. Just diagnosed by an Orthopedic Surgeon. I'm in Physical Therapy and doing stretching exercises at home.
Initially did not bother me while riding. But...
09-05-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,078
Posted By WaveyGravey

I had this same problem with Continental 5000's. ...

I had this same problem with Continental 5000's. Got rid of them with barely 100 miles on them.
09-01-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,217
Posted By WaveyGravey

I have a 1986 Klein Quantum. It has become my...

I have a 1986 Klein Quantum. It has become my favorite bike. DTS and all.
08-30-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,464
Posted By WaveyGravey

27 miles south on A1A from St Augustine towards...

27 miles south on A1A from St Augustine towards Daytona, FL.
08-26-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,866
Posted By WaveyGravey

Minimum of 100 miles per week. Typically much...

Minimum of 100 miles per week. Typically much more. Average ride is about 25 miles a day.
08-23-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,258
Posted By WaveyGravey

A 1986 Klein Quantum.

A 1986 Klein Quantum.
08-22-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,972
Posted By WaveyGravey

Five road bikes and two mountain bikes.

Five road bikes and two mountain bikes.
08-19-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,779
Posted By WaveyGravey

What about a drop of some type lubricant on that...

What about a drop of some type lubricant on that gasket? Thanks
08-19-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,779
Posted By WaveyGravey

THANKS!!!!! Got it off and see exactly as...

THANKS!!!!!

Got it off and see exactly as pictured. I'll replace but not as tight.
08-19-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,779
Posted By WaveyGravey

Thanks so much for the response. Got my pump and...

Thanks so much for the response. Got my pump and can't figure out or for that matter see the cap you are referring to. I don't want to attempt using a tool to loosen anything on the chuck fearing I...
08-18-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,779
Posted By WaveyGravey

I just purchased a new Silca. I have trouble...

I just purchased a new Silca. I have trouble getting the chuck to seat properly and sometimes have difficulty removing. Have actually torn off the Presta valve removing. Any tips? Can you...
08-18-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,779
Posted By WaveyGravey

Which Silca pump?

Which Silca pump?
08-03-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,204
Posted By WaveyGravey

Are the current Seiko diver's watches made in...

Are the current Seiko diver's watches made in Japan? Whats the best source for one? I'm leery of Amazon. Thanks
08-03-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By WaveyGravey

Criteria for Classic & Vintage

What is the criteria in terms of age and other factors for a bike to be considered Classic & Vintage? Would a 2004 Litespeed qualify?

Thanks
08-02-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By WaveyGravey

I was told to never use tools to install tires. ...

I was told to never use tools to install tires. Only hands , fingers and muscle in order to reduce chance of pinch flats. I found this impossible with the Contis.
08-01-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By WaveyGravey

I have relatively new Continental 5000's on a...

I have relatively new Continental 5000's on a 1986 Klein Quantum. Could not get them on and ultimately let my LBS do it.

A few days ago had to fix a flat and barely got the tire on and off...
07-27-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,945
Posted By WaveyGravey

Biking in LA I usually stay on the Strand. ...

Biking in LA I usually stay on the Strand. Pretty safe except an area entering Venice Beach. Otherwise pretty safe.
07-25-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By WaveyGravey

Harbor Freight Tools

Can anyone recommend suitable/adequate tools for pedals or headset or any bicycle application for that matter, that could be sourced from places like Harbor Freight? Seems like could be an...
07-21-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By WaveyGravey

Bibshorts

Is there any advantage to bibshorts? Is it a matter of preference or comfort? Thanks
07-19-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By WaveyGravey

What lubricant do you apply to the seat post?...

What lubricant do you apply to the seat post? Thanks
07-19-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By WaveyGravey

Thanks for the responses. Got this resolved with...

Thanks for the responses. Got this resolved with the help of my local LBS. My main concern was breaking something as it is all composite.

There is a black cap that conceals a hex nut. Black cap...
07-18-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By WaveyGravey

Thanks for the response. I will take the bike to...

Thanks for the response. I will take the bike to my LBS for tune up and adjustment once I get it assembled. With the exception of the handlebars, assembly is straight forward.

My bike is a newer...
07-18-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By WaveyGravey

Litespeed Tuscany Handlebar Install

Just took delivery on a Litespeed Tuscany. Trying to install the handlebars and don't want to damage anything. How do you go about this?

Appears to be a black cap that needs removal and the...
07-17-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By WaveyGravey

Bianchi 1885

Anybody have any info on this model. Thanks
07-15-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,448
Posted By WaveyGravey

Polly is a beauty!!

Polly is a beauty!!
07-11-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By WaveyGravey

Litespeed Tuscany

Anyone have info on the Litespeed Tuscany? I have always liked the looks and am about to purchase one. Thanks
07-11-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,580
Posted By WaveyGravey

Anyone have info on the Litespeed Tuscany? Thanks

Anyone have info on the Litespeed Tuscany? Thanks
07-06-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,089
Posted By WaveyGravey

What is "Heart Rate"? 220 minus age equals...

What is "Heart Rate"?

220 minus age equals what? How does it relate to pulse (BPM)?

Thanks
07-05-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,448
Posted By WaveyGravey

So sorry. It is hard to lose an old friend.

So sorry. It is hard to lose an old friend.
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