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02-27-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Iride01

If it is a BSA threaded 1.37 inch x 24 tpi then...

If it is a BSA threaded 1.37 inch x 24 tpi then it's very likely you can put a more modern BB and crankset on it. Width of your BB shell will become your major concern.

Chain line becomes much...
02-27-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Iride01

No, but I considered your opinion to be that UCI...

No, but I considered your opinion to be that UCI didn't discuss other things but the headline of the article. News headlines and even most of what's reported in their articles aren't anything but...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Iride01

I had that once a very long time ago in Strava...

I had that once a very long time ago in Strava while trying to create a route. Well maybe not quite the same but similar. I think it was because the road next to it was a one-way road yet the bike...
02-26-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By Iride01

Well you shouldn't normally touch the limit...

Well you shouldn't normally touch the limit screws if the bike was already set up and working correctly previously. Especially for things that don't happen in the biggest or smallest cog.
...
02-26-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Iride01

I hope the bolded is a tongue in cheek attempt....

I hope the bolded is a tongue in cheek attempt. The "C" the sub group designation within the family of 700 "sized" tires. 700 has a 647mm bead seat diameter, 700A is 642mm, 700B is 635mm, 700C is...
02-26-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Iride01

Yeah but all possible viewpoints valid or not...

Yeah but all possible viewpoints valid or not have been expressed. Nor have you given this thread sufficient time to de-rail and go off on ridiculous tangents.

How uncaring of you! <grin>
02-26-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Iride01

If you are going by the fantasy size of the tire...

If you are going by the fantasy size of the tire then you may well have the wrong tube. You need to look for the ISO or ETRTO size on the tire. Sometimes it's easy to find, other times it's part of...
02-26-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Iride01

These same ideas have be hashed and re-hashed...

These same ideas have be hashed and re-hashed since I was a small boy.

But I guess it doesn't hurt to try and inform others that might not have graduated to the been there and done that with...
02-26-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By Iride01

All you have told us about your bb shell is that...

All you have told us about your bb shell is that it is 68 mm. We don't know anything about the diameter or it's threading. Do you? That's the most critical thing to know besides shell width to...
02-26-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Iride01

If you managed to even loose 2 lbs by changing...

If you managed to even loose 2 lbs by changing wheels... and you won't, that is still a heavy road bike by todays standards. At least by my standards if no one else.

If you were considering 1500...
02-26-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 301
Posted By Iride01

The ISO/ETRTO sizing isn't about external width...

The ISO/ETRTO sizing isn't about external width of the tire. It doesn't take into account the thickness of the material on the tire casing.

The tire casing is the actual structural part of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Iride01

That might be a little difficult. Sort of like...

That might be a little difficult. Sort of like trying to tell you what to do with your smart phone or personal computer. Just get good at what you know it does and explore features as you get more...
02-26-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Iride01

So we need to rank things and handle them in some...

So we need to rank things and handle them in some priority order? That might imply that UCI has full and exclusive jurisdiction for enforcing what crowds do.
02-26-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Iride01

I'm not a racer either by any stretch of the...

I'm not a racer either by any stretch of the imagination. "Race fit" is another one of those terms that confuses people. Even "aggressive" is a term that confuses because it seems to make many...
02-26-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By Iride01

I'm not certain why both the OP and the guy in...

I'm not certain why both the OP and the guy in the video are so far forward on their saddle. To me that's wrong for your normal or the majority of your riding. Also not happy with the OP's desire to...
02-26-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Iride01

Garmin's do strange things when you use them...

Garmin's do strange things when you use them while stationary. Most want the gps disabled when you do stationary stuff. As for wheel and cadence sensors on a stationary bike, I'd hate to begin to...
02-26-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Iride01

If it happens soon after you change tire and/or...

If it happens soon after you change tire and/or tube then I'd have to think you may be doing something wrong. Possibly pushing the bead of the tire over the bottom of the stem damaging the tube...
02-26-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Iride01

Sounds like you are volunteering to head that up...

Sounds like you are volunteering to head that up and administer all the necessary logistics.:)
02-25-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Iride01

A new size 56 SuperSix is not too much different...

A new size 56 SuperSix is not too much different in fit geometry than my size 56 Tarmac. Your 2017 SuperSix is about the same on stack and reach. I'm not too far off from your measurements either:
...
02-25-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By Iride01

The pic... https://i.imgur.com/0qS4fcM.jpg

The pic...
https://i.imgur.com/0qS4fcM.jpg
02-25-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By Iride01

Have you checked with these folks?...

Have you checked with these folks? https://velocals.com/

Although they are in USA. Don't know if they do international. Nor do I know if they make custom stuff. Mostly vintage.

If $35 plus...
02-25-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 287
Posted By Iride01

These scales essentially just run an electric...

These scales essentially just run an electric current through you and measure the resistance don't they? Maybe some passive electrical too.

I've wondered how much moist feet one day versus dry...
02-25-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Iride01

Might help some others to know what bikes you are...

Might help some others to know what bikes you are talking about. Year, make and model... or a pic of each square on from the side.

I'm only a road bike guy. So I can't be much help for gravel. ...
02-25-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Iride01

Oh, an older square taper BB....

Oh, an older square taper BB. https://shop.fullspeedahead.com/en/type/cranksets/cranksets/road/vero-pro-jis-crankset-1x

That might make other brands of crank a little easier swap then. Just look...
02-25-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Iride01

New bike? Maybe go back to the shop and they'll...

New bike? Maybe go back to the shop and they'll have some pity on you and get something that works for a decent price. If you change to a different brand of crank you might have to change the BB....
02-25-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 421
Posted By Iride01

Another plus for going to the shop and letting...

Another plus for going to the shop and letting them deal with it is that some of the tools you need might only be needed this one time. And some bike shops here wouldn't charge that much to fix your...
02-25-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Iride01

On another forum I use a member was all upset...

On another forum I use a member was all upset about getting spam and the particular forum was mentioned in the SPAM mailing. No one else on this small forum was getting the spam. It was discovered...
02-25-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Iride01

Many 10 speed hubs are. Depending on whose 11...

Many 10 speed hubs are. Depending on whose 11 speed cassette is you wish to put on them. Some aren't. I've no idea specifically about Roval's.

Are they the same hub on all Fusee SL's or is that...
02-25-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Iride01

If what you lost is just a piece of a larger...

If what you lost is just a piece of a larger assembly, then you might have to buy the whole assembly. There is no requirement that all the pieces parts be available for individual retail sale.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By Iride01

Are you squared away with your knowledge as to...

Are you squared away with your knowledge as to what long and short reach means for brakes? Bikes typically need one or the other. Seldom will both work well for a particular frame and rim diameter.
02-25-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Iride01

If you want us to see a pic, then read and follow...

If you want us to see a pic, then read and follow what I posted here....

https://www.bikeforums.net/21939947-post5.html
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By Iride01

If you do, then make sure it's what is...

If you do, then make sure it's what is recommended by the manufacturer as compatible with your brake levers or STI's. So likely your brakes and levers need to be from the same manufacturer. When...
02-25-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Iride01

Yes. Probably. Maybe. As I've stated here...

Yes. Probably. Maybe.

As I've stated here and elsewhere, if you are using any of the features that require you to do anything but change to a different page, then the button pushes on the 530...
02-25-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By Iride01

What are you needing that the triple will give...

What are you needing that the triple will give you? Just a lower gear ratio or something else?

You'll have to replace the shifter and front DR if you go to a triple. That might look odd if you...
02-25-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Iride01

If you use a heavy grease and pack the entire hub...

If you use a heavy grease and pack the entire hub with it to excess, it can make your wheel feel like it's dragging till it's ridden long enough to move all the unnecessary grease out of the way.
...
02-25-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Iride01

Only remove what you know how to put back on. ...

Only remove what you know how to put back on.

Even a bad paint job looks good to others when you pass them on the road. They don't have time to see the details. Then again, even a rusty paint...
02-25-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Iride01

Don't hate it. Like a lot of things it's practice...

Don't hate it. Like a lot of things it's practice makes perfect. Obviously though we all... including myself, need more practice. I often think a brief but somewhat concise OP is best. Then as other...
02-24-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Iride01

You said you got with a fitter and decided to...

You said you got with a fitter and decided to wait and see. If you change things up, how is that waiting and seeing? You also said the fitter thought you might want to be more upright, but you seem...
02-24-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Iride01

https://www.bikeforums.net/21939947-post5.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/21939947-post5.html
02-24-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,751
Posted By Iride01

Unclip when approaching intersections you might...

Unclip when approaching intersections you might have to stop at.

edit:
If they are clipless pedals, then why do we say unclip? Is that sort of like we say rewind to move back a few frames of...
02-24-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 421
Posted By Iride01

You can't until you have ten post and maybe a...

You can't until you have ten post and maybe a full day. But you can write the URL to get to your video or pic's if you just simply write the URL in the plain text of your message. Remove the https://...
02-24-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By Iride01

oh! now things are more clear. My bad entirely.

oh! now things are more clear. My bad entirely.
02-24-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 663
Posted By Iride01

Yes there are, but I'd trust the autonomous...

Yes there are, but I'd trust the autonomous vehicles more. I doubt they'll be distracted by cell phones or just simply assing around with a friend showing off. <grin>

I actually look forward to...
02-24-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 781
Posted By Iride01

Did I imply it was? The OP was asking...

Did I imply it was?

The OP was asking about GPS devices. I consider the very cheap devices with GPS as lower quality. I wasn't making any judgement of non-GPS devices.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 584
Posted By Iride01

Just don't do your tires or any other changes...

Just don't do your tires or any other changes immediately before your big day. Try to get all that done a few hundred miles before if possible.

You might also be surprised what some people ride...
02-24-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 421
Posted By Iride01

Is this a bike from Dick's Sporting Goods or...

Is this a bike from Dick's Sporting Goods or other big box discount store? You might just need to take it to a real bike shop and let them go over it. Bikes get shipped disassembled to an extent. And...
02-24-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By Iride01

No, the no photos thing is more about spam...

No, the no photos thing is more about spam control. It's just unfortunate that there isn't a good way to determine programmatically with logic if a user is a spammer or legit. So for high volume...
02-24-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Iride01

If you are wanting to make a 9 speed rear, just...

If you are wanting to make a 9 speed rear, just buy an already built wheel made for 9 speed cassettes. It'll likely be less expensive unless you get to thinking you have to have the best.

It's...
02-24-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Iride01

Some things do decode from the serial number but...

Some things do decode from the serial number but it's true the most serial numbers are just a number.

My Schwinn Paramount SN says a lot. Though it's nice to know, it's still mostly gee-whiz info....
02-24-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 663
Posted By Iride01

Whatever they do, they shouldn't allow more than...

Whatever they do, they shouldn't allow more than one vehicle, whether with motor or not. For certain if there are two vehicles they will run into each other soon enough.
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