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04-01-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,037
Posted By pjcampbell

^^^^ That wasn't me (the original poster). I like...

^^^^ That wasn't me (the original poster). I like the bike and I don't want to get rid of it. Just need to figure out what to do with it. Part of why I do want to upgrade it is because I don't really...
03-31-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,037
Posted By pjcampbell

It seems like people like this Manitou Markhor...

It seems like people like this Manitou Markhor fork a lot, but without the brake bosses I'd have to upgrade at least the front brakes and front wheel right away. On the Recon silver TK...
03-31-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,037
Posted By DMC707

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a...

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a Rockhopper. The Rockhopper 29’er may very well outperform the old Yeti due to wheel size, but it will never be a Yeti.

Recommendations on this...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,103
Posted By bigevil

Yea my thoughts were that it’s so close to a...

Yea my thoughts were that it’s so close to a domane that maybe great wheels and 28mm tires might make for a perfect bridging the gap on tarmac until I can afford one of those 15lb savings account...
03-17-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,503
Posted By Dave___Z

Paradigm Elite and Aeolus 3 Pros

I loved the Paradigm Eliteís in my 2005 Madone. Improved road feel, comfort, superior handling and braking as well. And they certainly spin fast. I used Bontrager R2 TLR then switched to Conte GP5000...
03-11-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By MarcusT

I have not tried these on a drop bar, but do not...

I have not tried these on a drop bar, but do not see why they would not work. Attach to the last part of the bar at the shifters....
03-03-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By trailmixhawkeye

I ended up buying these... will see how they do. ...

I ended up buying these... will see how they do. I know they are not for riding bike but look similar to the old ones I had that worked for me.
...
02-28-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By jay4usc

i think itís the width of your rims. Check out...

i think itís the width of your rims. Check out the link below, it compares different size GP5ks and it includes its width measurement
...
02-26-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By dmeans2anend

I have also a Thule T2 hitch rack. I absolutely...

I have also a Thule T2 hitch rack. I absolutely love it. I don't have to lift the bike onto the roof of the vehicle. Since I have a hatchback, the T2 can tilt back without removing the bikes and...
02-23-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
Posted By Kapusta

For a bike I am riding a lot, I change the oil in...

For a bike I am riding a lot, I change the oil in the lowers of the fork about twice a year. Air-sleeve maintenance on a shock more like once a year. There is no need to send a shock/fork off for...
02-22-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,140
Posted By Troul

anything that requires slicing & dicing of the...

anything that requires slicing & dicing of the feet area will necessitate many months for a 90% recovery. Better to plan for the realistic outcome of a year to recover. Only once have I had a foot...
02-18-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,875
Posted By HarborBandS

Here's one pic of the maiden ride, with more to...

Here's one pic of the maiden ride, with more to come later. Unfortunately it's sitting in my basement without a tire right now, and I'm in no hurry to bring it outside in to our three feet of snow...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By Solarch

OK, so here's an update on this issue. The local...

OK, so here's an update on this issue. The local TREK representative received a proprietary 1mm-thick washer from TREK. He inserted it into the right part of the crank arm and (obviously) we now have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By spilot101

It's funny, I actually thought about it this...

It's funny, I actually thought about it this morning. I taped the vents and then wrapped the foil around the toe of the shoe (covering the top ventilation) giving it a clear tape onceover, then...
12-08-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By Russ Roth

Need one of those air horns, if no response after...

Need one of those air horns, if no response after 2 dings lay on the horn and watch them jump.
12-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,125
Posted By themp

I am cheap so I went with: ...

I am cheap so I went with:
https://allen.bike/collections/hitch-racks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 439,919
Posted By ooga-booga

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just south of the moro rock turnoff/giant forest...
11-26-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By Doug64

This works well. I am involved with teaching bike...

This works well. I am involved with teaching bike safety to 5th graders, and there are always 3-4 kids who don't know how to ride. We do just what aggiegrads suggests, and have good results. I...
11-26-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,564
Posted By WhyFi

The Varia is worth it. I don't know anyone that...

The Varia is worth it. I don't know anyone that has a Varia who wouldn't replace it immediately if they lost or damaged theirs.
11-26-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By aggiegrads

Do not use training wheels. They donít help you...

Do not use training wheels. They donít help you learn to balance, they help you learn to pedal.
11-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By aggiegrads

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it...

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it like a balance bike.
11-17-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By spelger

just mount one of these to your bike. gotta be...

just mount one of these to your bike. gotta be prepared.

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11-16-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,209
Posted By Litespud

Possibly because the bike burst into flames and...

Possibly because the bike burst into flames and incinerated them.....
11-13-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,588
Posted By surak

The only time I think someone might deserve...

The only time I think someone might deserve fast-lane service would be if they were a very loyal customer who brought significant income to the shop and had a pressing need to get something fixed (a...
11-12-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By majhi

Okay, I'll check out their kits, thanks. When...

Okay, I'll check out their kits, thanks. When you say a "generic housing which sucks for indexed shifting," what do you mean? My shifters are definitely indexed and not friction.
10-31-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,106
Posted By Milton Keynes

For bicycles, you can use https://bikeindex.org/....

For bicycles, you can use https://bikeindex.org/. I registered my bikes there.
10-30-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,101
Posted By wgscott

Yup. I have two. One is also a radar.

Yup. I have two. One is also a radar.
10-30-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 163,079
Posted By ultrarider7

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15.8 on the trainer and 23.15 outdoors.
10-30-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,858
Posted By Pop N Wood

Depends on the tool. I'm a harbor freight...

Depends on the tool. I'm a harbor freight addict, I don't buy tools by name or even price but by what looks like a quality tool.

Having said that I really like Park Tool. Quality company, USA...
10-30-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,858
Posted By GlennR

As long as they don't damage any of the bicycle...

As long as they don't damage any of the bicycle hardware and don't break... i'm OK with any extra cost.

Most of the hardware on my bikes are Allen head and i've seen plenty of check Allen keys...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By Hapsmo911

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again...

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again via online chat. They offered a full warranty so sending mine in tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By caloso

In my experience, 3mm is fine.

In my experience, 3mm is fine.
10-08-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,389
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Ok so based on your (very helpful) input and that...

Ok so based on your (very helpful) input and that of others, maybe I will stick with the 3x on the front then but just move to a bigger cassette on the back. I did buy a wide range freewheel (this...
10-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By eshew

I'd run new cable and housing prior to buying a...

I'd run new cable and housing prior to buying a new derailleur. Might as well lube up the grip shift as well.
10-04-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By katsup

March 18, 2021 at 10:23

March 18, 2021 at 10:23
10-04-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,244
Posted By Ironfish653

It protects your butt from feeling whatever...

It protects your butt from feeling whatever youíre banging your rear wheel into.

Learn how to get your shift your weight off the saddle and use your legs to ďride lightĒ. Works for riders of...
09-26-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,401
Posted By genejockey

On the topic of supply chain - I heard a piece on...

On the topic of supply chain - I heard a piece on NPR the other day. It seems that port cities are - UNDERSTANDABLY - reluctant to let crews from cargo ships enter their cities, which they need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By GlennR

Gp4000sii... Nla?

So I had to replace my rear tire due to a cut in the sidewall. I always keep a spare but now i'm looking to buy another spare and all i see are the GP5000, no one lists the GP4000SII, are then NLA?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,433
Posted By caloso

Voler

Voler
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 439,919
Posted By bampilot06

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Capital Trail, near Charles City, Va
09-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,910
Posted By Koyote

The other day, as we pulled into the garage, I...

The other day, as we pulled into the garage, I was telling my wife about the bike shortage. I waved at the five bikes hanging from the wall and said, "See, I'm pretty smart! Bought 'em ahead of time!"
09-05-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,549
Posted By justslow

Are the Garmin Varia RTL515 taillights worth the...

Are the Garmin Varia RTL515 taillights worth the cost? I want the radar function but also want a bright flasher in the back. Anyone have an opinion on the RTL515 taillight?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,018
Posted By Steve B.

Disc brakes and wider tires. A frame using disc...

Disc brakes and wider tires. A frame using disc brakes often allows the wider tire, but of the 2, wider tires is the more useful most of the time. My Ď15 model year frame as example, will not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,879
Posted By sloar

Lime green flip flops.

Lime green flip flops.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By WhyFi

I'll third or fourth the newspaper...

I'll third or fourth the newspaper recommendation, but I'll add that you should take the insoles out to dry separately before stuffing them; shouldn't be a problem for tomorrow morning (but, FYI, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By rubiksoval

Put newspapers in them.

Put newspapers in them.
08-22-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,091
Posted By DrIsotope

Camelbak Podium Chill.

Camelbak Podium Chill.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 439,919
Posted By BHG6

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,180
Posted By Germanrazor

I assume the entire family of Edge cyclometers...

I assume the entire family of Edge cyclometers work the same. My 1030 has no issue.....check your settings.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By Miele Man

When I was using a regular bicycle computer and...

When I was using a regular bicycle computer and wanted the most accurate measurement of distance I could get, I'd get on the bike with the load I intended to carry and then roll forward whilst a...
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