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07-17-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By ChinookTx

Nice. You also keep all your money in a sock...

Nice. You also keep all your money in a sock under your mattress? :-b
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18,639
Views: 3,686,697
Posted By ChinookTx

Cool, vintage flip flops! ;-)

Cool, vintage flip flops! ;-)
07-16-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By ChinookTx

Anyone else using Rubitrack? It's a standalone...

Anyone else using Rubitrack? It's a standalone Mac app that is awesome for tracking gear and activities. You can set maintenance reminders (every x km, after x many days, x many uses, etc). I've been...
07-14-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,691
Posted By ChinookTx

Monitoring my cadence has resolved my knee...

Monitoring my cadence has resolved my knee problems. I used to ride in the low 70s and had terrible knee problems. Now I try to stay within 90-100 (unless I'm climbing steep hills) and my knees are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By ChinookTx

Wahoo apparently approached Relive on Twitter......

Wahoo apparently approached Relive on Twitter... stay tuned!
07-10-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By ChinookTx

Carbon grip paste is not limited to carbon. You...

Carbon grip paste is not limited to carbon. You can use it on Alu post too as far as I know. That should solve your problem.
07-09-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,202
Posted By ChinookTx

No idea what the Bitex hubs are, but I have built...

No idea what the Bitex hubs are, but I have built a few H+Sons with DT Swiss 350, and they've been awesome. Very subtle sound.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By ChinookTx

Is there anywhere where it looks like the carbon...

Is there anywhere where it looks like the carbon has been patched? It looks like it's been stripped and refinished. Very "plain" without any stickers.

Saddle is Aliante, the Antares is muck more...
07-09-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By ChinookTx

Your arm? You probably want something like...

Your arm?

You probably want something like that:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/784x519/d9d83d02_d444_490a_9434_96265d3c921c_efa9223074f679256f71c764b4700ec4c6928ab1.jpg
07-08-19, 03:50 PM
07-07-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By ChinookTx

What tire are you using? Regular? Trainer Tire?...

What tire are you using? Regular? Trainer Tire? Are you just popping them on the trainer?
07-07-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,510
Posted By ChinookTx

Others can chime in, but I suspect the Whipshot...

Others can chime in, but I suspect the Whipshot is more "twitchy", which is a good thing if you ride trails and like tighter handling. If you ride mostly roads, I'd go for the Century as the longer...
07-07-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,510
Posted By ChinookTx

I can't comment on the Allez, but I used to ride...

I can't comment on the Allez, but I used to ride a Scott CR1 and currently have a Devinci Leo SL (both carbon). Maybe apples and oranges, but the Whipshot is "stiff" compared to the 2 carbon frames...
07-07-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By ChinookTx

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/280x473/screen_shot_2019_07_07_at_10_05_51_am_bdd764ea43e1c811c511d85be8abc8f581a2fb85.png
07-07-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By ChinookTx

How does liability work in such a case? Someone...

How does liability work in such a case? Someone falls down during their "experience" and crack their skull while cycling down the MUP? Is it the LBS's fault? Not trolling, just curious.
07-06-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By ChinookTx

Sure, but the quoted 2 sentences say nothing...

Sure, but the quoted 2 sentences say nothing about the small intestine, and both refer to kidney excreting different amounts and contradicting themselves.
07-06-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By ChinookTx

Did you read the above posts? The second set...

Did you read the above posts?

The second set of lights indicates the shift mode.

Green and red flash once = manual shift mode
Green and red flash twice = semi syncro shift mode
Green and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By ChinookTx

Nice bike, you won't "regret" your purchase for...

Nice bike, you won't "regret" your purchase for long. Di2 is a dream.

Now... huh... sorry to bring this up. You... uh... will remove that dork disk, right? ;-)
07-06-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By ChinookTx

Finally!

Thanks to the great people here, cycling in general and other lifestyle changes, I've gone below 200 for the first time in many years. Hit 240 before xmas and decided that was enough. I quit...
07-06-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,849
Posted By ChinookTx

Try the Prizmatik pink, with streamers. Probably...

Try the Prizmatik pink, with streamers. Probably a better match.
07-06-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,849
Posted By ChinookTx

Sorry to say it, but it DOES look girly! It is...

Sorry to say it, but it DOES look girly! It is indeed quality stuff though!
07-05-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By ChinookTx

The kidneys are capable of excreting up to 7...

The kidneys are capable of excreting up to 7 gallons (28 liters) of fluid per day. However, they cannot excrete more than 1 liter per hour.

Sounded smart and all until they failed at simple...
07-05-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By ChinookTx

Got it. We were saying the same thing! There I...

Got it. We were saying the same thing! There I was thinking I'd done it wrong all my life ;-)
07-04-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By ChinookTx

Have you checked that there's no broken part? I...

Have you checked that there's no broken part? I seem to recall a thread about a broken "lever" on the FD. Something like:
...
07-04-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By ChinookTx

Is it setup braze or clamp on? Is it possible the...

Is it setup braze or clamp on? Is it possible the clamp moved, or the braze got bent?

Edit: Nevermind, I read the post properly.
07-04-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By ChinookTx

Isn't the chain drop pin directly in line with...

Isn't the chain drop pin directly in line with the crank arm to prevent chain from being stuck between arm and chainring?
...
07-02-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By ChinookTx

Nice bike! If you mean the stem isn't low...

Nice bike!

If you mean the stem isn't low and slammed: just set it up so it's comfortable. "Nice looking" never helped anyone on a long ride!
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By ChinookTx

Arkel Tailrider for me and my wife. We love...

Arkel Tailrider for me and my wife. We love them, and they fit quite a large volume.

https://youtu.be/qyugnGvu0Vo
06-27-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By ChinookTx

It probably would work too! I feel dumb for not...

It probably would work too! I feel dumb for not thinking about all these good ideas!
06-27-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,592
Posted By ChinookTx

I'll let it slide, but only this time... ;-) ...

I'll let it slide, but only this time... ;-)

Makes sense now.
06-27-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,592
Posted By ChinookTx

Well, nobody had shilled since 2010 until...

Well, nobody had shilled since 2010 until shelbyfv necroed the thread ;-)

I'm from the area where Pecco's had a store. The Eclipse bikes were build around frames imported from overseas. Nothing...
06-26-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By ChinookTx

Thanks for the video alcjphil (and those who...

Thanks for the video alcjphil (and those who suggested magnets)!! 10 minutes with a magnet, a small nail cut short and threaded through the nipples and my wheel is all laced with spokes. Can't...
06-26-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By ChinookTx

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends...

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends you follow or not. What I care about is you butting into every thread and giving your half-***** opinion in cryptic sentences that read like haikus.
...
06-26-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By ChinookTx

Not sure I get what you're saying. Tubeless...

Not sure I get what you're saying. Tubeless means there's no spoke hole on the inside of the rim, at least in this case.
06-26-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By ChinookTx

I'm ashamed to say I didn't think of a cut off...

I'm ashamed to say I didn't think of a cut off ferrous spoke screwed into the nipple and a magnet... Will give this a try tonight.
06-26-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By ChinookTx

RAGE!!! Tubeless Deep Profile rims and fishing nipples

I've been raging for a few hours last night trying to fish nipples through a tubeless deep profile rim. It only has an opening at the valve hole, so it's not easy to fish anything through. I've...
06-24-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By ChinookTx

And then they complain carbon assplodes!!!

And then they complain carbon assplodes!!!
06-24-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,943
Posted By ChinookTx

<sarcasm> But wait... They were "Designed by...

<sarcasm> But wait... They were "Designed by Apple in California". That's prestige right there!! </sarcasm>
06-24-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By ChinookTx

If it's held by friction, not much else you can...

If it's held by friction, not much else you can do but pull it out slowly... If you can shim the tube from a can of wd40, a small squirt may make it easier to pull out... but cleanup will be...
06-24-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By ChinookTx

When you pull the lever, it exerts less force,...

When you pull the lever, it exerts less force, which is compensated by longer pads?
06-24-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By ChinookTx

Of course something will break, it's carbon... ...

Of course something will break, it's carbon... Cue in evil laughter....
06-24-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,943
Posted By ChinookTx

Here we go with the Motobecane bashing again... ...

Here we go with the Motobecane bashing again...

Nice bike OP, I love the color!
06-24-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By ChinookTx

Yeah I thought the same when I saw the pics.

Yeah I thought the same when I saw the pics.
06-24-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By ChinookTx

Cable rub from a previous installation with the...

Cable rub from a previous installation with the stem inverted?
06-23-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,142
Posted By ChinookTx

Not sure what your hub is, but if it's like this,...

Not sure what your hub is, but if it's like this, looks for the piece with the grey cap. Wires may simply have come loose. If you have a meter, check the DC voltage while spinning the hub....
06-23-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By ChinookTx

If anything, I'd say this would "suck" water and...

If anything, I'd say this would "suck" water and let it seep in slowly, making it even worse, no?
06-23-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By ChinookTx

With 1300+ posts, I'd think you'd know by now to...

With 1300+ posts, I'd think you'd know by now to not ask questions on bike forums if you don't want answers that are not to your liking... People don't read, get used to it!

A formula is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,948
Posted By ChinookTx

There are a few reasons I'm "measuring" but none...

There are a few reasons I'm "measuring" but none of them are performance related:

Bike profiles allow me to track wear on various parts. (How long have I had this cassette, etc). Rubitrack on...
06-23-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By ChinookTx

They are definitely different. I think they have...

They are definitely different. I think they have a typo in their docs, the part number is actually SM-FD905 and no AD.
...
06-23-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By ChinookTx

Yeah, I'll give the mountain front a try. Next...

Yeah, I'll give the mountain front a try. Next question, how do these darn things mount! Docs show a low or high clamp, and refer to SM-AD905-L or SM-AD905-H, but I can't find them listed anywhere!?
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