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12-30-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By DowneasTTer

Thanks for all you guys help. Should be able to...

Thanks for all you guys help. Should be able to find a shop open here in the Ocala area today. Then try out something. It's was kinda of a bummer yesterday pm as the weather was SO perfect for a ride...
12-29-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By DowneasTTer

Can't find the correct one listed on the Schwalbe...

Can't find the correct one listed on the Schwalbe USA site. Your correct I might need to go overseas. I do have a message into Schwalbe hope to hear back next week. The other problem is the valve...
12-29-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By DowneasTTer

650b x 30 tube help

My wife's Canyon bike came with Reynolds 650 b rims and 30mm Sahwalble tires. Never thought much of it until yesterday when she had a flat and I'm trying to find a replacement tube. Seems all the...
07-27-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,189
Posted By DowneasTTer

My wife's Canyon Roadlite has 650b wheels....

My wife's Canyon Roadlite has 650b wheels. However it is only on the XS size.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,369
Posted By DowneasTTer

Plenty of room for a second water bottle by using...

Plenty of room for a second water bottle by using another Wolfe bracket to move the attachment points a little further up the seat tube. I just didn't one for this set up. But if you see the original...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,369
Posted By DowneasTTer

Here's what I did and the post remarks I made a...

Here's what I did and the post remarks I made a couple of months ago "I wondered about what kind of tool pack I could use with the RoadLites. Since I use the seat tube for attaching the Rhino pack,...
06-10-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 38,424
Posted By DowneasTTer

OK, it’s been 6 months since the purchase of the...

OK, it’s been 6 months since the purchase of the Roadlites so time for a little update. They currently have a little over 4500 miles on them and no problems in fact not even needing any ...
06-09-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,317
Posted By DowneasTTer

Actually he said "I'm looking to stay around the...

Actually he said "I'm looking to stay around the price of the Roam 2, but if I need to go a little more for something that's the right bike, I'm willing to do that." I guess it depends on what he...
06-09-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,317
Posted By DowneasTTer

As I mentioned in another thread asking about...

As I mentioned in another thread asking about gravel hybrids......If you are looking for a high quality AL frame bike take a look at Canyon's Pathlight SL 7.0. Next year they may bring in one of the...
06-09-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,664
Posted By DowneasTTer

If you are looking for a high quality AL frame...

If you are looking for a high quality AL frame bike take a look at Canyon's Pathlight SL 7.0. Next year they may bring in one of the carbon framed models as well. My wife and I have a couple of...
06-05-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,453
Posted By DowneasTTer

Our Canyon Roadlite's came with Schwalbe G-One...

Our Canyon Roadlite's came with Schwalbe G-One Speed 30 mm tires. They currently have 4500 miles on them and the only real wear is to my (read Clydesdale) rear tire. It will need replacement in the...
05-30-19, 02:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,139
Posted By DowneasTTer

Your a better man/woman then me..... With...

Your a better man/woman then me..... With yesterday's heat my wife and I only road 30 miles from the north end to Inverness. Not seeing many folks out now as the snow birds are gone.
05-28-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,535
Posted By DowneasTTer

Take a look at Schwalbe G-One Speed...

Take a look at Schwalbe G-One Speed https://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/racing_tires/G-ONE_Speed
05-27-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,211
Posted By DowneasTTer

I purchased two of Canyon high end fitness bikes...

I purchased two of Canyon high end fitness bikes in Dec. Love the bikes and if I ever buy another bike it will be a CANYON. If interested you can read about my Canyon purchase experience here:...
05-22-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,539
Posted By DowneasTTer

Ah helmet lines know them well. Living in FL they...

Ah helmet lines know them well. Living in FL they are a permanent part of my skull. Also have tiger stripes on my feet due to wearing keen sandals all the time. But, at 70 years old and married to...
05-18-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,539
Posted By DowneasTTer

Over the past 45 years of riding both my wife and...

Over the past 45 years of riding both my wife and I have crashed several times, Quite a few of those times our helmets ended up being cracked. I wonder if we would be still riding 30 miles a day @...
05-12-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By DowneasTTer

Well when I purchased a couple of Canyon Roadlite...

Well when I purchased a couple of Canyon Roadlite Cf 9.0 LTD bikes last year at $2999.00 each, I figured the pedals that came with them were ok. Come to find out they are prefect for the kind of...
05-08-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,072
Posted By DowneasTTer

We're up in the north central part near the...

We're up in the north central part near the Withlacoochee Trail which is a paved 46 mile rail trail. We try to walk 3/4 miles and ride 30 miles each day. Anyway once you build up your bike riding...
05-08-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,072
Posted By DowneasTTer

This is in fact a BIG DEAL to many of us older...

This is in fact a BIG DEAL to many of us older folk. Where in the sunshine state do you live? There are many of great rides in the state and they can be done all year long. You just need to adjust...
05-05-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 38,424
Posted By DowneasTTer

Ah the price of coolness... I found these water...

Ah the price of coolness... I found these water bottle cages from PDW and just had to have them for our Roadlites. The price was not in $$ but in weight. The carbon ones currently on the bikes were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 464,791
Posted By DowneasTTer

How's this: my Canyon RoadLite 9.0 LTD after...

How's this: my Canyon RoadLite 9.0 LTD after assembly back in Dec. My wife's was next. Currently they have 3 k miles on them and have been great.

...
05-01-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,318
Posted By DowneasTTer

If I was in the market for something a little...

If I was in the market for something a little different than anything else out there I would take a longggggg look at the Urban 8.0 or it's lower priced sibling the Urban 5.0. The design and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,889
Posted By DowneasTTer

It does take awhile. The email on the web site...

It does take awhile. The email on the web site goes to Germany then forwarded to the US. You should hear from the someone soon. On the air loss I would water test the wheel. You may find air coming...
04-26-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 39,963
Posted By DowneasTTer

Mine is from back in the early days of ebay you...

Mine is from back in the early days of ebay you could use your email address as your ebay id. Somewhere around 2001 or so they changed their policy. I needed a new id like yesterday. Not being...
Forum: Introductions
04-25-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By DowneasTTer

Now you need to travel with the RV and bikes.......

Now you need to travel with the RV and bikes.... I know riding in the winter is NB is a bummer. So come on down. Many Canadians winter around here in North Central Fl. There are all kinds of rail...
Forum: Introductions
04-25-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By DowneasTTer

Welcome from another oldie, 69 (70 next month)....

Welcome from another oldie, 69 (70 next month). Where in NB do you live? My wife and I lived in Maine (about 1 hour from the border ) for 62 years now in North Central Fl where we can ride all winter...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,889
Posted By DowneasTTer

Contact Continental directly via their web site....

Contact Continental directly via their web site. They will get back to you. It might take a few days. I had a similar problem with a couple of GP4000 all seasons. After a few emails they send me a...
04-17-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,297
Posted By DowneasTTer

[/left] First of all what is anyone over the...

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First of all what is anyone over the age of 50 doing living anywhere were it snows?:). Today's ride on the Withlacoochee (North Central Fl) was sunny in the 70's-80's with slight SE wind....
04-14-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 33,740
Posted By DowneasTTer

NO. Been using it for the past two years or over...

NO. Been using it for the past two years or over 15,000 miles on my road and mtn bikes. Keeps the chain in good working non-oily condition. On my travel bikes that live off the back of our motorhome...
04-14-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By DowneasTTer

They are: VP-538BodyOne-piece nylon...

They are: VP-538BodyOne-piece nylon body.http://www.vpcomponents.com/product/vp-538/images/introduction_05.jpgAxleCNC machined...
04-14-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 33,740
Posted By DowneasTTer

I have used many brands over my 50 years of...

I have used many brands over my 50 years of cycling. Currently I find DuPont Telfon Chain-Saver to meet my needs. I purchased from Amazon here:...
04-14-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By DowneasTTer

Here you go. I have them on all my bikes they're...

Here you go. I have them on all my bikes they're great https://www.rivbike.com/collections/pedals/products/vp-538-black-pedal. Rivendell Bicycle Works Clem Smiths petals. $22.00.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,507
Posted By DowneasTTer

I recently purchased two of their high end flat...

I recently purchased two of their high end flat bar road bikes (RoadLite 9;0 LTD). The assembly process is very easy and they include all the tools. I found there was no adjustments needed other than...
04-13-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7,638
Views: 2,453,569
Posted By DowneasTTer

Do these qualify as hybrids.? Well they...

Do these qualify as hybrids.? Well they certainly aren't your typical road bike..... I took the picture on our Withlacoochee ride today in Inverness Fl. They were just meeting up for a group ride...
04-13-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 38,424
Posted By DowneasTTer

Ok as of today we have 2500 miles on the bikes....

Ok as of today we have 2500 miles on the bikes. Would have had a little more but took the FastRoads on our motorhome trip to Sanibel and Venice a couple of weeks ago. Anyway the bikes have been...
04-13-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,659
Posted By DowneasTTer

Wife and I were on our normal Withlacoochee ride...

Wife and I were on our normal Withlacoochee ride and saw this in Inverness. They later passed us as we headed north back to Gulf Junction. Got to be a couple of BF members in the...
04-12-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,252
Posted By DowneasTTer

I kinda feel your pain. Last fall my wife's and...

I kinda feel your pain. Last fall my wife's and my higher end flat bar bikes needed a drivetrain replacement or new bikes purchased. After looking at the offerings of all the major manufacturers we...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,975
Posted By DowneasTTer

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,975
Posted By DowneasTTer

I use a Lenzyne 1000xl on my Canyon RoadLite 9.0...

I use a Lenzyne 1000xl on my Canyon RoadLite 9.0 CF LTD. So I assume it would work on your Canyon as well. It's a great lite and mounts and dismounts easily.

btw. for some reason I can't post a...
03-26-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,163
Posted By DowneasTTer

Up still 7 years ago I would have answered this...

Up still 7 years ago I would have answered this with a drop bar for my road bike and flat bar for my mountain bike. Then at age 62 I found out I have congestive heart failure and my docs implanted an...
Forum: Foo
03-25-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,210
Posted By DowneasTTer

Or you could just simply buy a new Mac.

Or you could just simply buy a new Mac.
03-24-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,377
Posted By DowneasTTer

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At this point in our lives (late 60's) we only travel via motorhome to areas...
03-23-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,577
Posted By DowneasTTer

Show us your Canyon....PLEASE

There are many threads here on BF devoted to different brands and models of cycles. But, I can't find one for just us Canyon folks. So here goes: I'll start. Last Dec I purchased a Roadlite CF 9.0...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,771
Posted By DowneasTTer

Just to be curious how are you determining that...

Just to be curious how are you determining that the chains are worn out? I generally get 5 to 7 k miles before they need replacement on KMC 11speed chains. And generally 3 chains to a cassette. I use...
03-18-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,144
Posted By DowneasTTer

No, I actually went the other way to a 1x11. But...

No, I actually went the other way to a 1x11. But I have one of each in my stable. Triple for my Mtn bike, double for my bad weather/travel bike and Sram Force 1 for my daily. I like the fact there...
03-18-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,812
Posted By DowneasTTer

I know what you mean. I didn't even bother to...

I know what you mean. I didn't even bother to count the number of Giant labels on our FastRoad CoMaxs but on the RX Composites Giant was very proud of their product. If I remember correctly there...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,167
Posted By DowneasTTer

Been riding for 50 years... yes I know I'm older...

Been riding for 50 years... yes I know I'm older than dirt thank you. However, until the 6 years ago changing a tire in the field was a 5-10 minute job. Then I purchased my first carbon bike with...
03-15-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 440,680
Posted By DowneasTTer

Haven't yet done this so here goes: ...

Haven't yet done this so here goes:


Please tell us your age.

69

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

Daily: 2019 Canyon Roadlite 9.0 CF LTD, Travel and Bad Weather Bike: 2015 Giant...
03-13-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 38,424
Posted By DowneasTTer

I wondered about what kind of tool pack I could...

I wondered about what kind of tool pack I could use with the RoadLites. Since I use the seat tube for attaching the Rhino pack, only when needed as to pack lunch for the ride or store jackets, I...
03-11-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,125
Posted By DowneasTTer

I see both the Gail 7.0 and 7.0 SL listed as...

I see both the Gail 7.0 and 7.0 SL listed as coming soon. Should be this year. In the mean time there are quite a few Gails listed in the outlet right now. Could be an even better bargain for someone.
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