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04-04-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 628
Posted By biker128pedal

Good on you. Now ride. :thumb: Next year or...

Good on you. Now ride. :thumb:

Next year or so the market will be flooded with used bikes from those who bought because the could not get into the gym or bars.
03-12-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By biker128pedal

I do bar ends but use the Zefal mirror just below...

I do bar ends but use the Zefal mirror just below my brifter. Been using this for about 8 years. Well this is the second one. Got the radar last a couple years ago. The radar tells me to look....
03-03-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By biker128pedal

I don’t have a tapered fork but I’d try wrapping...

I don’t have a tapered fork but I’d try wrapping tape below at the each mount. Build up a layer thick enough to keep the mount from sliding down. The thick waterproof polyurethane tapes would work....
01-15-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By biker128pedal

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves....

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves. They have very good service and are helpful. There are other brands but these heat all the fingers and thumb.
...
01-14-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By biker128pedal

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic...

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic bags. Easier to be sure you have a clean bag for storage.
12-23-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By biker128pedal

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum...

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum to post your questions. They like project bikes.
11-29-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 163,084
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice 29 mile ride this afternoon after installing...

Nice 29 mile ride this afternoon after installing a new kitchen faucet. :thumb: Had a chance to stop a take a picture of the new T.C. Walker mural in Gloucester Courthouse.


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11-27-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,783
Posted By biker128pedal

My wife went for a mountain bike ride with me...

My wife went for a mountain bike ride with me today at York River state park. Short but sweat ride.
11-17-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By biker128pedal

Itís a good idea to carry a couple of those. ...

Itís a good idea to carry a couple of those. Iíve lost one in the leaves while replacing a derailleur hanger. And a couple of weeks ago my derailleur was tweaked so the chain jumped inside the...
11-07-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By biker128pedal

SKS has removable fenders. Not sure which ones...

SKS has removable fenders. Not sure which ones fit wider tires. I think I have the Pros for 23mm tires. Good coverage. The front goes from the fork crown back down pretty far. Rear from brakes.
10-31-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,106
Posted By biker128pedal

I agree it looks like itís not worth the time....

I agree it looks like itís not worth the time. One thought. On the same site or Craigís List did anyone post a picture of the assembled bike reporting it stolen? I look over Craigís List just to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By biker128pedal

You'll get on with the new screen. After 8 months...

You'll get on with the new screen. After 8 months mine is still good. When you get the refurb you'll still have to do the updates for the firmware and maps. There is a guide on the files to backup...
10-09-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By biker128pedal

Looks fast sitting still. I think I want a 29er...

Looks fast sitting still. I think I want a 29er trail bike.
10-08-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By biker128pedal

Iíd disconnect the cable and see if the...

Iíd disconnect the cable and see if the derailleur will swing through all the gears. If it does itís the cable or the grip shifter. Then see above post.
10-04-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,247
Posted By biker128pedal

Does not reduce the static weight. Reduces the...

Does not reduce the static weight. Reduces the shock load. Think of it like if you took a brick and dropped it on your bare foot. May break a bone. Compare this to dropping the same brick on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By biker128pedal

Done this before and the cable was too tight. Did...

Done this before and the cable was too tight. Did you remove the cable and manually see if it will travel out to the smallest cog?
09-25-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By biker128pedal

Itís easier to swap tires and tubes as a set. The...

Itís easier to swap tires and tubes as a set. The partially inflated tubes makes the swap faster. A bike stand to keep the bike frame up is also a help. After the tires take a set well for most tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 366,400
Posted By biker128pedal

Along the Indian Head Rail Trail. May be a second...

Along the Indian Head Rail Trail. May be a second time here.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 470,041
Posted By biker128pedal

My old Madone with upgraded wheels. Needs new bar...

My old Madone with upgraded wheels. Needs new bar tape.


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09-13-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,308
Posted By biker128pedal

Shame? You have not shame. I ride a 26er hard...

Shame? You have not shame. I ride a 26er hard tail. Disc rear and rim front brakes. Rim front only because I built the wheel with a Ringle hub. Cannot be old school because it is old. Travel? Who...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By biker128pedal

Don’t go wider. Or at least not more than a...

Don’t go wider. Or at least not more than a couple millimeters. I upgraded wheels going from 14mm internal width to 19mm. A 25mm Conti 5000 now measures 27.6mm wide. Won’t fit the rear without...
08-30-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By biker128pedal

Simple Green or Purple Power I have found to work...

Simple Green or Purple Power I have found to work the best. Just check the surface to make sure it does not remove what you want left. Goof or Goop Off I have found useless.
08-30-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 163,084
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice mid eighties today. Road 46 miles. And no...

Nice mid eighties today. Road 46 miles. And no rain.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 439,922
Posted By biker128pedal

Road along the York River by the Moton Center in...

Road along the York River by the Moton Center in Gloucester County VA. Nice day in the mid eighties.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By biker128pedal

Take a look at the tan wall contis ...

Take a look at the tan wall contis

https://cyclingtips.com/2020/07/continental-launches-special-edition-cream-sidewall-gp-5000/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By biker128pedal

Been there. Pack them with newspaper. Put a fan...

Been there. Pack them with newspaper. Put a fan on then too. Then change the paper every few hours. They still may be a little damp the next day.
08-22-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,091
Posted By biker128pedal

Insulated bottles are good for hot tea in the...

Insulated bottles are good for hot tea in the winter too.
08-22-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,091
Posted By biker128pedal

Pack with ice and water then good for an hour at...

Pack with ice and water then good for an hour at 90 F. Have not froze one yet.
07-26-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By biker128pedal

If you get a 1030 watch for the Halo around the...

If you get a 1030 watch for the Halo around the screen if it is old stock with older screen. Garmin will replace under Warranty. It can show up after a few months.
06-24-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,020
Posted By biker128pedal

From flat count the number of strokes. Iím the...

From flat count the number of strokes. Iím the opposite. I NEED 110 psi rear and 100 psi front otherwise I will pinch flat.
Lezyne Long.
Front 205
Rear 230

but Iíd did buy the hose with a...
06-22-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,997
Posted By biker128pedal

I had a 2010 Honda Civic. I put my bikes in the...

I had a 2010 Honda Civic. I put my bikes in the truck. Take off both wheels and use a chain support. Park brand. The mountain bike I had to fold down the back seats. I have 2009 Camry now. Both fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By biker128pedal

I donít see it anymore but the older 1030s were...

I donít see it anymore but the older 1030s were being discounted. I think some still had the older screen which developed the blue halo 😇. Mine was replaced under warranty last January. In March...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a Bontrager 1030. It has the new mountain...

I have a Bontrager 1030. It has the new mountain bike stuff except Trail Forks. Hope they add it to mine. The Faster CPU would be nice but not necessary.
05-30-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,545
Posted By biker128pedal

I use the five year rule of thumb recommended for...

I use the five year rule of thumb recommended for motorcycle helmets. I think Aria is longer. I do keep a spare helmet in the car. This one Iíll change out after three years since it is baked in the...
05-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,688
Posted By biker128pedal

Think of a stop sign and a light as a place to...

Think of a stop sign and a light as a place to practice a track stands. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,689
Posted By biker128pedal

I’d go to a dollar a month to get the old free...

I’d go to a dollar a month to get the old free functions back. 50,000,000 subscribers. They ought to make money.
05-22-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,793
Posted By biker128pedal

If you think you may want to use it for trips to...

If you think you may want to use it for trips to the store check a Checkpoint.
05-20-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By biker128pedal

2Ē diameter. The mountain morph bracket may fit.

2Ē diameter. The mountain morph bracket may fit.
05-15-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By biker128pedal

Get a set of narrower and deeper 5s.

Get a set of narrower and deeper 5s.
05-14-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By biker128pedal

My wife has a 4500 WSD. Get new tires a wider and...

My wife has a 4500 WSD. Get new tires a wider and fix anything else. Ride it. Even if you need new wheels.
04-01-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,721
Posted By biker128pedal

Does not look like a 2016 Synapse or Super 6 EVO....

Does not look like a 2016 Synapse or Super 6 EVO.
Link to a 2016 catalogue.
https://issuu.com/cannondale_usa/docs/16_c_bike_catalog_issuu_final

What year is it supposed to be? What components...
03-30-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By biker128pedal

Give the insides a good rinse with WD40. May be...

Give the insides a good rinse with WD40. May be some crud that needs to be removed.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,192
Posted By biker128pedal

I bought smaller patches so they wonít slow me...

I bought smaller patches so they wonít slow me down. :D
03-14-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By biker128pedal

The other end should have a curved plastic...

The other end should have a curved plastic pieces. If you mount it parallel to the seat post with the fitting end down the curve seats over the side of the top tube. Notice there is also a hole in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By biker128pedal

If you can stream on your TV YouTube is good. The...

If you can stream on your TV YouTube is good. The CBS Sports carried shows get blocked for a week or two. For me my cable provider had a YouTube app. I just push the mic and say cycling on YouTube....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By biker128pedal

I have some information on the 2007 Madone 5.2....

I have some information on the 2007 Madone 5.2. Came in red and I believe the US Postal Colors.List price was $3300. At the time my local preferred bike shop was asking $2,699. Other were asking a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a Madone 5.0 I bought new. I looked at the...

I have a Madone 5.0 I bought new. I looked at the 5.2 but like the 5.0 was stiffer for my 200 pounds. The cost of the 5.2 was higher than the 5.0 because the frame carbon (OCLV 110) was a newer...
02-04-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,938
Posted By biker128pedal

This is sad. Motorcycle Consumer New also just...

This is sad. Motorcycle Consumer New also just went away. My two favorites gone.
01-31-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,870
Posted By biker128pedal

Bamboo is so yesterday. Perlys Possum socks. ...

Bamboo is so yesterday. Perlys Possum socks. :50:

https://www.pearlyspossumsocks.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 439,922
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice ride today. Empty road and Round House...

Nice ride today. Empty road and Round House around the corner.
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