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08-08-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By lyf

In case anyone else needs this: I found a...

In case anyone else needs this:

I found a replacement by searching for Shimano Claris Braze-on triple 8 speed front derailleur. It cost about $18 with $20 shipping from Japan on eBay and/or Amazon...
07-26-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,502
Posted By lyf

Phew! Just in case anyone else is in this...

Phew! Just in case anyone else is in this situation, the folks at https://derailleurhanger.com/ were very helpful and helped me find one that fits: it was the "Hanger 49":...
07-12-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,502
Posted By lyf

Bump -- does anyone have any idea on how to find...

Bump -- does anyone have any idea on how to find a new rear derailleur hanger? I've reached out to Wheelsmfg and others as you suggested. Maybe it is time to start going through their catalog...
07-07-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,502
Posted By lyf

Awesome—yes, I am in touch with the Taiwan...

Awesome—yes, I am in touch with the Taiwan manufacturer, Marudean (https://www.edge-design.com.tw/ or marudean.com.tw).

Is Marudean who I should ask about the replacement derailleur hanger?

I...
07-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By lyf

Super cool! Would love to see those. Here's...

Super cool! Would love to see those.

Here's the PDF: https://we.tl/t-gw2tqguwBl

I ordered 10 of them from StickerMule.com, the 12.5" x 3.5" size bumper stickers for $33.

Here's what it...
07-07-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,278
Posted By lyf

That's a great point - the calculus totally...

That's a great point - the calculus totally changes with the number of hours available to cycle! I agree.
07-07-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,310
Posted By lyf

Thanks for all the input!! This is very helpful. ...

Thanks for all the input!! This is very helpful.

Glad I struck a nerve with the strobe setting on daytime running lights.

It still seems like without the strobe setting, this is a cheap way to...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,802
Posted By lyf

This is super helpful—thanks so much! Excited to...

This is super helpful—thanks so much! Excited to give one of these a whirl ASAP :)
07-03-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,310
Posted By lyf

How do you convince people you love to use daytime running lights?

Would love to hear tips and links to research. I've seen a few studies on daytime running lights reducing accidents in motorcycles, cars, and bicycles. It is interesting how they do the studies --...
07-02-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By lyf

Anyone want a Beyoncé decal? Spent a while matching the font and colors to 'Bianchi'

I get compliments on this all the time, but at the same time few people notice unless you really look, because Beyoncé looks so much like Bianchi. Usually only cyclists think to look at the bike...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,802
Posted By lyf

I also have repetitive strain / tendinitis /...

I also have repetitive strain / tendinitis / tendinosis in one hand and it makes biking a pain. I have considered recumbent bikes, but that is a headache in New York City lol.

Has anyone else...
07-02-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,278
Posted By lyf

What helped me improve my speed was listening to...

What helped me improve my speed was listening to the Peter Attia podcast episode with Iñigo San Millán. He talks about how he trains pro-level cyclists with heart rate zones, and how it relates to...
07-02-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By lyf

Creatine in case you haven't considered it! On...

Creatine in case you haven't considered it! On very strenuous rides I find it helps to supplement mid- and post-ride.
07-02-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By lyf

Sauna for recovery - infrared or dry? Or red light therapy?

After longer rides I like using the sauna. I am moving soon and wondering whether to buy an infrared or dry sauna?

I have been doing research via the FoundMyFitness podcast and website, and the...
06-17-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,502
Posted By lyf

Following up on this! I need help: I have an...

Following up on this!

I need help: I have an Eclipse road bike from Ottawa in 2007 (Pecco's) and the rear derailleur completely broke in an accident last week.

Where do you think I could find a...
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