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03-07-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,841
Posted By OrenNoah

Facebook Bans Velominati Rules

Facebook won't allow links to the Velominati, the Keeper of the Rules.When I try to share a link to Velominati, I get

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,844
Posted By OrenNoah

No. The pivot bolt wonít affect the slider. ...

No. The pivot bolt wonít affect the slider.

If I recall correctly, there is a spacer that goes above the slider. Maybe yours is missing or out of position.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,844
Posted By OrenNoah

I am referring to the isospeed pivot bolt,...

I am referring to the isospeed pivot bolt, located next to the seatpost. That is what should be removed, cleaned and reassembled.

I am not referring to the slider or the bolt that goes on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,844
Posted By OrenNoah

Your English is excellent. There is a...

Your English is excellent.

There is a known issue with the Madone SLR Isospeed bolt loosening during riding. The problem was noticed and addressed by the race team. I, too, had a heck of a...
11-17-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,483
Posted By OrenNoah

I and about 1,200 of my new friends rode it...

I and about 1,200 of my new friends rode it yesterday. AMAZING turnout, especially considering the cold, extremely foggy weather.

It was fun seeing all the different types of cyclists,...
06-23-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By OrenNoah

Thanks. Doing much better now. Stitches...

Thanks.

Doing much better now. Stitches come out Tuesday.
06-23-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By OrenNoah

Don't feel bad. I inadvertently used my...

Don't feel bad.

I inadvertently used my fixed gear chain (and sprocket) as a chainsaw and nearly cut off the top of my thumb while wiping excess lube off. I managed to cut halfway across and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By OrenNoah

Call the retailer and have them process the...

Call the retailer and have them process the warranty.
06-01-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,553
Posted By OrenNoah

The new strap arrived and I've used it for a...

The new strap arrived and I've used it for a couple of rides. It works great! No more erratic readings.

The slit in the electrode area of the old strap was causing the problem.
05-23-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,553
Posted By OrenNoah

I have been getting erratic readings from my...

I have been getting erratic readings from my Garmin HRM, too.

I've tried everything, replacing the battery, being super conscientious with washing after each ride and even scrubbing the metal...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,452
Posted By OrenNoah

I get text messages and missed calls on my Garmin...

I get text messages and missed calls on my Garmin 520. I can only read the first few words of the text, so my family knows that if it's important so say so up front. Otherwise, I ignore them...
04-14-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,630
Posted By OrenNoah

No need to create different profiles. Simply...

No need to create different profiles.

Simply sync up a set of sensors for your second bike. The 520 will automatically use whatever sensors are active.

I routinely swap the 520 between...
04-14-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By OrenNoah

NICE! Being a cyclist really helps. I...

NICE!

Being a cyclist really helps. I hadn't ridden for many years when I had my first one replaced and the recovery took a while.

By the time I had my second on replaced, I had returned to...
Forum: Touring
03-06-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By OrenNoah

This September will be my fourth bike trip from...

This September will be my fourth bike trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles, mainly along Highway 1, for the Arthritis Foundation as part of the California Coast Classic....
03-04-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By OrenNoah

You'll find lots of awesome road biking, from...

You'll find lots of awesome road biking, from vineyards, to oak forests, to redwood forests, vistas, serious climbs, low traffic if you travel a bit farther north to Sonoma County. A great place to...
03-04-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By OrenNoah

I rode my 5500 for twenty years or so, until the...

I rode my 5500 for twenty years or so, until the bottom bracket gave out last September. They're great bikes, but have an issue with cracks / delamination in the bottom bracket. Check it...
01-31-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,685
Posted By OrenNoah

From what I've read, Head has some form of...

From what I've read, Head has some form of buyer's remorse or made a major mistake, as it claims its bid was for the assets, including some $9 million in cash. The Court and the creditors claim that...
01-28-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,174
Posted By OrenNoah

It is, especially with the QR code that leads to...

It is, especially with the QR code that leads to your own webpage that can contain a ton of info and links to even more.
01-28-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,174
Posted By OrenNoah

I'm a big fan of CrashTag. home - Crashtag...

I'm a big fan of CrashTag. home - Crashtag (http://www.crashtag.me)

In the highly likely event you are not left unconscious on the side of the road, it's a bottle opener! Plus, no annual fees!...
01-26-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,264
Posted By OrenNoah

Nice to see that SOMEONE out there understands...

Nice to see that SOMEONE out there understands the original meaning of the term.
01-26-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,264
Posted By OrenNoah

Nashbar is part of the ASE bankruptcy, just like...

Nashbar is part of the ASE bankruptcy, just like Performance, which is also owned by ASE.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By OrenNoah

My former club had such a route. Marin Cyclists...

My former club had such a route. Marin Cyclists would ride the Tiburon Loop (California). On counterclockwise rides, all was well and good until we got to the top of the hill just past downtown...
01-16-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By OrenNoah

I retired my Trek 5500 a few months ago (when the...

I retired my Trek 5500 a few months ago (when the metal threaded BB shell separated from the carbon frame. It was a great bike and I'll miss riding it. It gave me more than 20 years of service...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,237
Posted By OrenNoah

A contrary view: If you love your current...

A contrary view:

If you love your current bike and it serves you well, donít worry too much about what you may be missing. Instead ride it hard until it dies.

I rode my Trek 5500 for more than...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,943
Posted By OrenNoah

Deda Carbon tape doesn't show any signs of wear,...

Deda Carbon tape doesn't show any signs of wear, at least in my experience.
01-12-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,846
Posted By OrenNoah

I bought a fixed gear (2014 Specialized Langster)...

I bought a fixed gear (2014 Specialized Langster) last weekend in San Francisco for a great price. S.F. has long been a fixie hot spot. I don't see it slowing down.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,728
Posted By OrenNoah

I can't answer you directly from the picture. ...

I can't answer you directly from the picture.

However, the advice I've gotten from professional fitters is that if you're right between two sizes, it's best to go with the smaller one and think...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,396
Posted By OrenNoah

It's been many years since I was a daily bike...

It's been many years since I was a daily bike commuter. (San Rafael <=> San Francisco.) Obviously, technology is MUCH better today.

However, I came to realize that it was a necessity for me to...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,402
Posted By OrenNoah

When it comes to locks, bike or otherwise,...

When it comes to locks, bike or otherwise, "lightweight" and "effective" are mutually exclusive. Wish it weren't so.
01-10-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,178
Posted By OrenNoah

Unless you simply remove the chain and put in the...

Unless you simply remove the chain and put in the ultrasonic cleaner. More and more, I'm coming to the conclusion that that is the way to go.
01-10-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,483
Posted By OrenNoah

Wow! i remember protesting for access across...

Wow!

i remember protesting for access across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge back in the mid 90s. Cops, media and everything.

Itís teally going to happen?
Forum: Introductions
01-09-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By OrenNoah

Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone. Eja...

Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone.

Eja Bottecchia: The recovery from last year's fire storm is SLOW. The neighborhoods that were destroyed remain ghostly empty. The rubble has all been...
01-09-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,118
Posted By OrenNoah

I sure do. My LBS owner and his employees...

I sure do.

My LBS owner and his employees are constantly doing me little favors. A tweak here, a tip there, etc.

Every once in a while, I show up with a six of a local microbrew.

It's...
01-08-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,176
Posted By OrenNoah

California Coast Classic - San Francisco to Los Angeles - Sept. 21-28

Please join me for this year's California Coast Classic, which goes from San Francisco to Los Angeles over eight days and is the largest fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation.

We leave San...
Replies: 0
Views: 1,034
Posted By OrenNoah

California Coast Classic - San Francisco to Los Angeles - Sept. 21-28

Please join me for this year's California Coast Classic, which goes from San Francisco to Los Angeles over eight days and is the largest fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation.

We leave San...
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By OrenNoah

California Coast Classic - San Francisco to Los Angeles - Sept. 21-28

Please join me for this year's California Coast Classic, which goes from San Francisco to Los Angeles over eight days and is the largest fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation.

We leave San...
Forum: Introductions
01-08-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By OrenNoah

New Member, Old Cyclist from Sebastopol, CA

Hi.

I've been riding bikes for many years. I used to ride quite a bit in my 30s, but then I got a job that basically kept me off my bike and in the office for 50-60 hours a week for 19 years. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-15, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By OrenNoah

I snapped the chromoly axle on my Look PP 247...

I snapped the chromoly axle on my Look PP 247 yesterday. Wasn't hammering (at the time, WHEW!), so I didn't fall.

Based on this experience, I'd replace yours. YMMV.
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