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06-18-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 872
Posted By biker222

This video shows how to disassemble the whole...

This video shows how to disassemble the whole nozzle assemble. I just let them sit in hot soapy water wth cap full of Clorox in 3 cups water for 1/2 hr. Then pour water in bottle and sit same time.
06-01-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,237
Posted By biker222

I had a similar issue with creaking only when...

I had a similar issue with creaking only when standing out of saddle.
Tried all the obvious solutions then pulled seat post and added new grease, installed and No Creaking.

The frame flex would...
05-12-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By biker222

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/airborneframe1_d5291dfd11559352e1ce49da6399b3952d283f86.jpg


How many miles do you have on the Airborne Zeppelin ?
My Airborne...
05-01-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By biker222

Yep! I did flex frame while off bike pushing...

Yep!

I did flex frame while off bike pushing pedal inwards on both side and could not duplicate noise from seatpost as well as torquing saddle in various directions by hand.
Would only generate...
04-29-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By biker222

Ti frame creaking

Started getting creaking sounds on both pedal strokes only during hill climbing out of saddle.

It appeared to be emitting from crankset. So went thru the common items:


Remove crankset and...
04-08-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By biker222

:thumb:

:thumb:
01-19-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,582
Posted By biker222

This YouTube video does a good job on describing...

This YouTube video does a good job on describing the cleaning process. I put them in a bowl of hot soapy water with a cap full of bleach and let soak for 1/2 hour.
12-27-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By biker222

I think you mean Tyvek rather than kevlar.

I think you mean Tyvek rather than kevlar.
10-31-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,482
Posted By biker222

If you mean the Greenway trail in the Twin Cities...

If you mean the Greenway trail in the Twin Cities I agree with with you as it very annoying. I think next time I see someone with the strobe flashing I going to turn around and tell them to keep in...
10-20-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By biker222

Thanks for the feedback. I like how big the...

Thanks for the feedback.
I like how big the gauge numbering is. Much easier to read than old pump.
10-20-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By biker222

Do you mean the rubber O-ring on plunger assembly...

Do you mean the rubber O-ring on plunger assembly ?
Or the rubber base at bottom that contacts the floor ?
What do you mean "change the tube" ?
How long did you use pump before failure ?
10-20-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,726
Posted By biker222

This should explain the setup: ...

This should explain the setup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mqdMYEiRIc
10-20-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By biker222

Nashbar Earl Grey Floor Pump

What kind of maintenance can be done on this pump ?
There was no user manual that came with pump.
09-25-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By biker222

I have good luck with this clamp: ...

I have good luck with this clamp:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Gineyea-Seatpost-Double-Clamp-Collar-27-2mm-31-8mm-For-Road-Bike-Carbon-Frame-/271935862888?hash=item3f50a3f868
09-19-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By biker222

Shimano 6800 bottom bracket life

What have you seen in mileage to when it required replacing ?
09-07-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By biker222

Got back from tour with Bicycle Adventures last...

Got back from tour with Bicycle Adventures last Sunday.
We started from Whitefish,MT and rode various sections to Jasper and Banff on return leg.
The first 3 days were a bit smoky, but not bad...
Forum: Touring
08-14-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By biker222

Unfortunately, I have a supported tour starting...

Unfortunately, I have a supported tour starting Aug25 from Whitefish to Jasper and on Aug26 the ride was to go up GTS Rd to St Marys.
Have not got any feedback on trip status yet.
Hopefully,...
Forum: Touring
08-13-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,164
Posted By biker222

This does not look good down in Glacier Natl...

This does not look good down in Glacier Natl Park:Evacuation OrderAlert 1 , Severity ,danger ,,Evacuation Order (javascript:;)Evacuations are in effect for Lake McDonald Lodge, North Lake McDonald...
Forum: Touring
08-13-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,164
Posted By biker222

Will be doing a supported tour from Whitefish,MT...

Will be doing a supported tour from Whitefish,MT to Jasper in 1.5 weeks.
Hopefully, the smoke will not screw up plans.

Nice pics!
Forum: Touring
08-11-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By biker222

I use a Vaude Handlebar bag. Comes with quick...

I use a Vaude Handlebar bag. Comes with quick release and is just right size.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eolo3lc4OH0
Forum: Touring
08-03-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,383
Posted By biker222

The chain looks to me to be a little on the short...

The chain looks to me to be a little on the short side.
Forum: Touring
08-01-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,933
Posted By biker222

That's why I returned the one I purchased before...

That's why I returned the one I purchased before big tour. I just used skull cap and suntan lotion
07-31-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,022
Posted By biker222

1953 Tour de France video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV0wzG3KEgY
07-29-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By biker222

If I recall correctly he had his Park tools...

If I recall correctly he had his Park tools operation in back of the Schwinn shop back in late 70s-early 80s.
I brought one of the Park stands like shown in the picture used from Freewheel Bike...
07-23-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By biker222

Yes, that is the polymer coating. You would think...

Yes, that is the polymer coating. You would think Shimano would do a better job of field testing these before production.
07-23-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By biker222

Shimano Polymer shift cables

I think it will be the last I use these inner cables. Was out for a ride a few days ago and my Ultegra 6800 FD would not shift to small chain ring.
After getting home and investigating I discovered...
07-05-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,073
Posted By biker222

You could try something like this for both saddle...

You could try something like this for both saddle and stem:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071SHLJTH/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1...
Forum: Touring
07-02-18, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By biker222

Generally agree. There is a certain amount of...

Generally agree. There is a certain amount of muscle memory that needs to readjust. Also I think developed bike handling skills over many years helps :)
07-02-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By biker222

I just went thru this process . At first...

I just went thru this process .
At first thought it was saddle or rail clamps.
Then post clamp bolt tightness.
Then I removed post with saddle and added a thin layer of grease to full length of...
07-02-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,592
Posted By biker222

+1 - especially the wool pursuit socks

+1 - especially the wool pursuit socks
06-04-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,796
Posted By biker222

:thumb:

:thumb:
06-04-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By biker222

+1 :thumb:

+1 :thumb:
05-18-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,351
Posted By biker222

I was referring to bib short plus...

I was referring to bib short plus (https://www.theblackbibs.com/shop/the-black-bibs-plus)
05-17-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,351
Posted By biker222

I did not see any pics of chamois for the bibs...

I did not see any pics of chamois for the bibs and inside view of leg grips and seam stitching.
05-17-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By biker222

I have use both the old X and Zeros for many...

I have use both the old X and Zeros for many years and found the Zeros wear much better than the X's . Just recently switched to walkables due to availability of old Zero cleats.
The new cleats look...
05-16-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By biker222

Speed Play Zero Cleats

Looking for feedback on experience with old design Zeros compared with new Zeros with Walkable covers.
Main thing is difference in durability.
Forum: Touring
04-23-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By biker222

The Pedal 2 DC trip is now under way ! ...

The Pedal 2 DC trip is now under way !

https://milkweed.org/pedal-to-dc
04-14-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By biker222

Wrong - Far from it. The reason I posted...

Wrong - Far from it.

The reason I posted query was to get some insight if the thinner plate design/size increases the potential for a chain breaking. Since 11 speed chains have been on the market...
04-13-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By biker222

11 speed chain snapping

Has anyone using 11 speed chains ever had a chain break or snap during a ride ?
If so, what manufacturer/model and miles on chain?
03-31-18, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By biker222

Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-Speed FD-6800 Skid Plate

Has anyone had one of these black plastic plates fall off or need replacing ?
Forum: Touring
03-31-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By biker222

Apology accepted. In 2014 when I installed the...

Apology accepted.
In 2014 when I installed the front mudguard it was not straight forward on a BB7 disc brake equipped Disc Trucker.
Especially when trying to integrate with a Tubus Tara front...
Forum: Touring
03-30-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By biker222

1. Your statement sounds a bit insulting to me. ...

1. Your statement sounds a bit insulting to me.
2. If you read what I previously wrote you will see I already did modify the existing stays to work with the new mudguard.
3. When a manufacturer...
Forum: Touring
03-29-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By biker222

Notice at top it says Extra Long Plastic -...

Notice at top it says Extra Long Plastic - aluminum mudguard - set
At bottom white tag - says - New Version
Forum: Touring
03-29-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By biker222

I decided to order another pair of SKS P45...

I decided to order another pair of SKS P45 Longboards.
I received them and thought it a simple process to replace front and just use old stay wires as they are.
Well, after mounting them realized...
03-24-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By biker222

Just to clarify - The whole bolt is coated with...

Just to clarify - The whole bolt is coated with this black plastic - Not referring to the white locktite at start of thread.
So it the black material used for anti-seize over metal material...
03-23-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By biker222

Shimano 6800 Shifter Clamp Bolt

I noticed when installing clamp onto handlebar the bolt threads looked kind of like plastic. Is this a coating over metal ? Wondering about strength on bolt into shifter assembly.
03-21-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By biker222

The below clamp solved my post slipping: ...

The below clamp solved my post slipping:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Gineyea-Seatpost-Double-Clamp-Collar-27-2-31-8mm-For-Road-Bike-Carbon-Frame-/271935862888?hash=item3f50a3f868
Forum: Touring
03-19-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By biker222

SKS P45 Chromoplastic Longboard Fender

Lost front mud flap and part of fender at lower stay bracket when riding off curb.
Reminder to all be careful when riding on/off raised surfaces.
Forum: Touring
03-17-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By biker222

Try this email address:...

Try this email address: info@savetheboundarywaters.org
Forum: Touring
03-16-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By biker222

Pedal to DC

This is one of many amazing expeditions Dave and Amy have done previously.
I think this will be their first by bike.

https://www.savetheboundarywaters.org/PedaltoDC
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