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07-14-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By Troul

Can you do standard maintenance & assembling? ...

Can you do standard maintenance & assembling?
Consider bikesdirect if you can. For under 400 you could find a really nice entry level bicycle.... or pay a nominal fee to have it assembled by a lbs.
07-14-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Troul

A tooth or the entire plate of that 28 & 30 might...

A tooth or the entire plate of that 28 & 30 might be out of spec. Swapping the cassette with a new one might be a solution to the problem.
07-14-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Troul

I use those, that set actually, & I like the...

I use those, that set actually, & I like the functionality.
07-14-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Troul

https://www.amazon.com/Jagwire-Indexed-Tension-Adj...

https://www.amazon.com/Jagwire-Indexed-Tension-Adjusters-Braided/dp/B009ZN5PGM/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_468_t_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=WHH5DK2M2D164SGCD713

Inline Cable Tension Adjusters
07-14-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Troul

I dont monitor my cadence as much as most might,...

I dont monitor my cadence as much as most might, but what I can say is that my cadence is not averaging above the 70. However, my hill climbing is good & I don't find myself needing to spin in the...
07-14-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,076
Posted By Troul

Before ever participating in an event i used to...

Before ever participating in an event i used to think of it as a slight issue personally.
I decided to go to one that suggested not having them for obvious reasons...
I packed them with me, put...
07-14-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By Troul

Change the chain with a new chain & see what it...

Change the chain with a new chain & see what it does. Best for preventative maintenance whether it cures the noise or not.
07-14-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By Troul

Including this information means a lot imo.

Including this information means a lot imo.
07-13-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By Troul

Is the journal bearing as well as the bearing...

Is the journal bearing as well as the bearing plates on there respective sides?
You said you flipped the cog, but have you just tried swapping the sides those plates are on.

The center bolt goes...
07-13-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,076
Posted By Troul

No, it was just an observation for using as an...

No, it was just an observation for using as an example.


This I agree with you on.
It's not a motorcycle, & if anything, the event should put restrictions in place for the cycles equipped with...
07-13-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,076
Posted By Troul

Some require a light on the bike to participate...

Some require a light on the bike to participate in, haven't known of that to be a common requirement, but times are changing...
07-12-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By Troul

30mph ave? Thats a bit high for the distance for...

30mph ave? Thats a bit high for the distance for an average joe.
07-12-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,076
Posted By Troul

Cycling event - what makes or breaks your participation?

Throughout the year there are many sanctioned/organized rides that take place. They all typically have a $ fee to attend, & some put in their rules/requirements that may differ from others.

Of...
07-09-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By Troul

During the colder days, the legs are noticeably...

During the colder days, the legs are noticeably better with than without them. Not as effective in the warmer temps.
07-08-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,408
Posted By Troul

Stretch & massage the cramping area. Warm up the...

Stretch & massage the cramping area. Warm up the local area with your hand as well. Warm tea with lemon tends to help reduce the lower leg cramping.
07-08-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,536
Posted By Troul

Aside from the obvious inspection for cracks;...

Aside from the obvious inspection for cracks; Corrosion in critical areas would be my factor as to when it's time.
07-07-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Troul

Are your hands small or clinch lightly? Look for...

Are your hands small or clinch lightly? Look for smaller grip designs with adjustability. You'll pay more but it's the cost of comfort.
I have the ability to sprawl my grip, making grip choices...
07-04-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,026
Posted By Troul

Smoking that pork might take a while, when do/did...

Smoking that pork might take a while, when do/did you plan the smoking process? I've had the few slabs of ribs going since this morning. They're soon to be done.
06-30-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 856
Posted By Troul

Make sure your phone has signal.

Make sure your phone has signal.
06-29-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,196
Posted By Troul

A timestamp on each file submitted, to determine...

A timestamp on each file submitted, to determine the outcome. Being both potentially an equal at fault case...
06-29-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,196
Posted By Troul

What if the owner filed the lawsuit first though?

What if the owner filed the lawsuit first though?
06-27-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,196
Posted By Troul

Pedal padlocked to the chain works for most.

Pedal padlocked to the chain works for most.
06-27-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Troul

A bad day fishing could also result in a similar...

A bad day fishing could also result in a similar permanent situation... Boat fire out in the ocean + sharks = derp
06-27-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Troul

I've used fishing > string fed from the ext....

I've used fishing > string fed from the ext. spoke hole > between the rim channel > to the access point of the inner rim > then thru the center of the nipple - making a large enough knot - that will...
06-26-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Troul

cycling & fishing relate by serving an...

cycling & fishing relate by serving an opportunity to better health. Whether it's for nutrition or mental wellbeing, that's up to that individual.
06-26-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Troul

so by inherent design of the cheaper parts, they...

so by inherent design of the cheaper parts, they over time, offer a built in weight reduction process...
06-26-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By Troul

114.00 for a derailleur? That is steep!

114.00 for a derailleur? That is steep!
06-25-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Troul

when you went there for your items, of all the...

when you went there for your items, of all the things you ended up with, how many of those items we not initially on the "to get" list?




Product movement is purposed for moving unexpected...
06-25-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By Troul

20 for that service & parts is a good price. ...

20 for that service & parts is a good price. Especially if its done the same day.
06-25-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,392
Posted By Troul

Being clipped in will prevent shoe to crank arm...

Being clipped in will prevent shoe to crank arm rub.
A shoe width can allow the sides to rub & cause a squeak when moving about.
06-24-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By Troul

Detach the cable from der. Pull on the detached...

Detach the cable from der. Pull on the detached end while moving the triggers.
06-24-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Troul

It shouldn't matter any. I often wonder...

It shouldn't matter any.

I often wonder why the rear cable for some bicycles route from the bottom then up? It is just harboring moisture, dirt, & puts the cable under unnecessary conditions. ...
06-24-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,249
Posted By Troul

Have a removable decal made by a local substrate...

Have a removable decal made by a local substrate place to overlay the BD decal if that is the main drawback of the purchase.

Have you thought to consider an aluminum bicycle?
06-23-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Troul

if mother's doesnt work, see what the father's...

if mother's doesnt work, see what the father's recommend.


Goo Gone?
06-23-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,392
Posted By Troul

platform peds are the best when riding in...

platform peds are the best when riding in uncertain conditions, even when riding in areas that are usually predictable, but may also pose other sudden situations.
06-21-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By Troul

The judge is to compare the case with provided...

The judge is to compare the case with provided legal relevant proof. Not to create a case for the lack of effort on ones side for equal dispute.
06-20-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,639
Posted By Troul

uber out to a better starting point might be a...

uber out to a better starting point might be a better alternative?
06-19-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Troul

I use anti seize for bb threads.

I use anti seize for bb threads.
06-18-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Troul

Cable tension too taught?

Cable tension too taught?
06-17-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Troul

There's an app for that.

There's an app for that.
06-17-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Troul

email the oem of the frame?

email the oem of the frame?
06-17-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By Troul

When someone offers me more than I value it. ...

When someone offers me more than I value it.

Or the frame is toast.
06-15-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,888
Posted By Troul

hanging a carrot from a string attached to an...

hanging a carrot from a string attached to an over hanging stick affixed to the handle bars. One of these days I'll get it!
06-12-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,848
Posted By Troul

Do people not like themselves that much to have...

Do people not like themselves that much to have warm draft PBR?
06-12-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,848
Posted By Troul

The Shimano Claris brifters have been really...

The Shimano Claris brifters have been really great for me in shifting. I have a Claris 2403 FD & it is finicky to set up as well as rub slightly if the chain line is not ideal. I may try a cheaper...
06-11-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,848
Posted By Troul

as long as you have the correct pull & ratio FD,...

as long as you have the correct pull & ratio FD, the brifter will work. I've went from triggers flat bar to drops using brifters. Had to change the FD for the triple crank.
06-09-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 75,475
Posted By Troul

38 miles three days in a row. Wanted to keep the...

38 miles three days in a row. Wanted to keep the pace up, but the rain storm tomorrow suggests indoor activities.
06-06-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,461
Posted By Troul

https://www.amazon.com/BRIDGOR-Portable-Collapsibl...

https://www.amazon.com/BRIDGOR-Portable-Collapsible-Traveling-Backpacking/dp/B07S16Y3FX

BRIDGOR Outdoor Portable Collapsible Food Grade Silicone Bowls with Lids
06-06-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,461
Posted By Troul

Use old yet cleaned rx containers. Holds just...

Use old yet cleaned rx containers. Holds just enough for a few servings & are reusable. Hand wash only.
06-03-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,097
Posted By Troul

Hyb drops gives me everything i wanted outta a...

Hyb drops gives me everything i wanted outta a bicycle for comfort. Thinking about a 2x11 conversion setup.
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