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Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Tpcorr

I have SMPs on my Roubaix and my Cannondale. ...

I have SMPs on my Roubaix and my Cannondale. They work for me. I do see them occasionally, but not that often. Guys in my club usually make a joke of my saddle, but I love it.
Forum: Northeast
05-21-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

32 miles in Calverton today, perfect temps,...

32 miles in Calverton today, perfect temps, sunny, little wind. Up and down Mill rd, the hard way and the less hard way.
Forum: Northeast
05-19-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

20 miles in Calverton yesterday, windier than I...

20 miles in Calverton yesterday, windier than I thought it would be. Supposed to be over 20 mph winds here today, may just do the elliptical.
Forum: Northeast
05-18-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

Yesterday my wife and did what has become our...

Yesterday my wife and did what has become our typical ride in Calverton. We park the car at Veteran's park, across from Calverton National Cemetery and hit the roads. There is a 9.3 mile paved trail...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Tpcorr

I've used Armadillos in the past and really liked...

I've used Armadillos in the past and really liked them. My 2016 Specialized Roubaix came with the regular Turbo Pros, and I love them. I think they are a good combo of puncture resistance and good...
05-01-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 234,030
Posted By Tpcorr

In 1987 the SR 600 came with the Shimano 600...

In 1987 the SR 600 came with the Shimano 600 group and was available in the Blueberry colorway. If you search for the 1987 Cannondale catalog you will see this is accurate. In 1987 the SR500 came in...
04-30-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks for posting this. I wish I kept my old...

Thanks for posting this. I wish I kept my old bicycling mags.
04-30-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 234,030
Posted By Tpcorr

I don't think that's an '87 SR500. I have an 87...

I don't think that's an '87 SR500. I have an 87 in a teal color, and the other color available in '87 was white. Yours may be an '88.
04-12-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,331
Posted By Tpcorr

Justbike, I'm glad you got this all sorted out,...

Justbike, I'm glad you got this all sorted out, but if the nut was in backwards to start with, how the heck did the wheel fit in there in the first place? And how did it function for as long as it...
04-12-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Tpcorr

Hi Popcoin and welcome to BF. Most reputable...

Hi Popcoin and welcome to BF. Most reputable shops want you to be happy with your purchase. The shops I deal with will allow you to exchange your new bike within 30 days of your purchase if you're...
03-05-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,231
Posted By Tpcorr

I have bikes with with down tube shifters and...

I have bikes with with down tube shifters and bikes with the integrated brake/shifter levers. I like both, but I find it more convenient to shift with the integrated levers, I'm never in the wrong...
03-21-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Tpcorr

The History of Cycling in NYC

I came across this article while having my morning coffee. I never realized the controversy bicycles caused in NYC....
12-18-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for.

Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for.
12-17-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks for the input. If I use a powertap pedal,...

Thanks for the input. If I use a powertap pedal, how would that data get transmitted to the zwift app? Sorry if it's obvious, but I;m not that savvy about this stuff
12-17-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By Tpcorr

Can I use an old Lifecycle with Zwift?

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/194x259/lifecycle_cdc08104dcb475e71e767f6ac9133b24897a65c7.jpg
I have an old Lifecycle 6500 that works great! It has a plastic housing , which...
12-13-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,674
Posted By Tpcorr

Wow, that's fast! I'm lucky enough that I never...

Wow, that's fast! I'm lucky enough that I never need to lock my bike up anywhere that it will be unattended.
11-21-18, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tpcorr

Channeling his inner chimp

Here's a story I read this morning in the New York Daily news. They have a pay wall, so I copied and pasted it here. Mods, should this breach forum rules please delete.

It's getting crazy out...
Forum: Northeast
11-17-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

Yeah, South Country Road in Bellport is pretty...

Yeah, South Country Road in Bellport is pretty nice. Wide shoulder. Today we went west first, so going east on the way home we had the wind at our backs. I'm a much quicker cyclist with a tailwind:)...
Forum: Northeast
11-17-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

27 miles today around Bellport, Patchogue, and...

27 miles today around Bellport, Patchogue, and Blue Point. We hope to get a ride in tomorrow as my wife goes in for surgery next week which will effectively end her cycling until next year.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,007
Posted By Tpcorr

I've used a Garmin 520 for about 2 1/2 years now....

I've used a Garmin 520 for about 2 1/2 years now. It's worked flawlessly for me, but I know others haven't been that lucky. Being a gadget nerd I bought a Bolt a couple of months ago. I had a lot...
Forum: Northeast
11-12-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

My wife and I did 25 miles today around Calverton...

My wife and I did 25 miles today around Calverton and Manorville. Brisk and beautiful out.
Forum: Northeast
11-12-18, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

Rode yesterday with the SBRA leaving out of...

Rode yesterday with the SBRA leaving out of Veteran's memorial park in Calverton. Not too cold, but it got windier as the ride went on. We did 31 miles. I hope I can cajole my wife into riding...
Forum: Northeast
11-09-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 203,582
Posted By Tpcorr

My wife and I went for a nice 29 mile ride in the...

My wife and I went for a nice 29 mile ride in the Calverton, Manorville area. It was really windy but we had a blast
10-29-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Tpcorr

Love it. Thanks for posting it.

Love it. Thanks for posting it.
10-19-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By Tpcorr

Ebay may be your best bet. ...

Ebay may be your best bet.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SUNTOUR-CYCLONE-PEDALS-SILVER-GREY-9-16-IN/273413055852?hash=item3fa8b0256c:g:4jEAAOSw3EpbdwGz:rk:13:pf:0
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10-11-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,831
Posted By Tpcorr

I got this one as a gift a couple of years ago....

I got this one as a gift a couple of years ago. Lots of good reviews. Supposedly has a lifetime warranty, whatever that means. Anyway, it works great , the gauge can be off by as much as 7 psi...
10-08-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,117
Posted By Tpcorr

The other day I saw doe that must have just been...

The other day I saw doe that must have just been hit by a car dead on the shoulder of the road. Her fawn was nursing, even though the doe was dead.
10-03-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Tpcorr

Ok, I've done a little research. If you have the...

Ok, I've done a little research. If you have the ISC-10 sensor, it is neither ANT+ nor Bluetooth. It is called a 2.4 GHz digital ISCTec sensor, and will only pair with Cateye bike computers. Cateye...
10-03-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Tpcorr

If your bike computer isn't a smart Strada smart,...

If your bike computer isn't a smart Strada smart, I'm not sure it can pair with your cell phone. I think it has to be designated as a smart strada to do that. I'd check the online manual. According...
10-03-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Tpcorr

If the sensor is blue tooth/ant+ it should pair...

If the sensor is blue tooth/ant+ it should pair with your phone via the app. I think your sensor transmits to the head unit via a radio frequency and so will not pair with your phone. It's very...
10-02-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tpcorr

OK, so I read all of his blog posts up until now....

OK, so I read all of his blog posts up until now. If the video evidence is as he contends, and if that is really the heart of the matter, (I'm not an attorney) then it seems as if the District...
09-27-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tpcorr

I just started listening to it. It's a...

I just started listening to it. It's a fascinating idea. I'll let you know my thoughts after I read/listen to the podcasts.
09-25-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Tpcorr

I'm sure most of you have seen this clip, but it...

I'm sure most of you have seen this clip, but it never fails to make me smile.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3nMnr8ZirI
09-24-18, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks Jeff. I turned the bike over this...

Thanks Jeff. I turned the bike over this morning, and there was a phillips head screw in each elastomer assembly, Loosening the screw on the left side about 1 turn seemed to level out the seat.
09-23-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Tpcorr

Tilted seat on Electra Townie

My wife has an Electra Townie 7D, I think it's a 2014 model. It looks just like the bikes in this link. https://www.electrabike.com/bikes/townie/original-7d-7d-eq?g=stepthru

When riding behind...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,189
Posted By Tpcorr

I just put the bike on the small chainring, big...

I just put the bike on the small chainring, big cog combo and spin. On a ride where we average 12-13 mph, I can spend most of the ride in cardio zones 4 and 5!
09-10-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,471
Posted By Tpcorr

In the early 80's my wife and I lived in Philly...

In the early 80's my wife and I lived in Philly and we cycled everywhere.One Sunday afternoon we were at the Art museum. My wife locked our bikes using the Kryptonite U lock we had, while I was...
09-06-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By Tpcorr

I thought folks in Canada were kinder and...

I thought folks in Canada were kinder and gentler. Kidding aside, road rage is quite scary and I think the cyclist was extremely calm considering the demeanor of the driver.
09-04-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks for all the help guys. As it so happens...

Thanks for all the help guys. As it so happens my older son kept the "leftover parts" from when he and his brother tried to fix it. He had saved the cones and spacers, as well as a few of the ball...
09-04-18, 04:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,222
Posted By Tpcorr

White bros on bikes

Interesting article in the NY Post.

https://nypost.com/2018/09/01/nyc-should-stop-coddling-young-white-bros-on-bikes/
09-03-18, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Tpcorr

When my sons originally damaged the hub, a while...

When my sons originally damaged the hub, a while back, they tried to repair it. They were pretty young at the time and I think they took it apart and lost some of the pieces. They told me that...
09-02-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks dabac. I'll give that a try in the...

Thanks dabac. I'll give that a try in the morning, but I didn't see those cone nuts earlier today. I think they are missing, but I'll disassemble the whole thing tomorrow.
09-02-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks Bill. I didn't see any markings on the...

Thanks Bill. I didn't see any markings on the hub, but I'll look closer. I'm not too familiar with the internals of hubs.
09-02-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Tpcorr

Weinamnn 519 front wheel

I'm trying to repair the front wheel on my son's old childhood bike. I think the front hub is missing some of its pieces and is very loose. I removed the quick release skewer and tried to tighten the...
08-30-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,256
Posted By Tpcorr

I wanted to buy from a specific shop, and the...

I wanted to buy from a specific shop, and the Specialized Roubaix fit right and ticked all the boxes. And that's one of the lines he carried.
08-20-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,659
Posted By Tpcorr

I started riding a road bike when I was in school...

I started riding a road bike when I was in school in Philly. My Univega Nuovo Sport came with that cello type tape, that offered no padding whatsoever. Riding in the city daily, glass was...
07-17-16, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By Tpcorr

Is your camera mounted on your helmet?

Is your camera mounted on your helmet?
06-15-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,333
Posted By Tpcorr

My Edge 520 picks up the satellites in about 30...

My Edge 520 picks up the satellites in about 30 seconds or less if I'm outside, about 1 minute if I'm inside.
05-05-16, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,590
Posted By Tpcorr

I'm guessing the economy of scale.

I'm guessing the economy of scale.
04-28-16, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,056
Posted By Tpcorr

Thanks for this post, it has given me food for...

Thanks for this post, it has given me food for thought. I did try tweaking the original saddle in terms of height and tilt. Started out level and tried a few nose down positions. The pain and...
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