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Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By deacon mark

I would buy them I am not about to change all my...

I would buy them I am not about to change all my Shimano pedals so until Favero makes the change, Gosh I hope soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 923
Posted By deacon mark

Lots of NFL lineman have legs way stronger than...

Lots of NFL lineman have legs way stronger than Usan Bolt. But could dust them running at any distance easily. Tells me power is about efficiency and task specific.
02-24-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 523
Posted By deacon mark

Cassettes can last long time. I get 15-20k on...

Cassettes can last long time. I get 15-20k on them no issues and no skipping. 3k they are just getting broken in.
02-22-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,459
Posted By deacon mark

I think I have the background to give a good run...

I think I have the background to give a good run down. I have been a long distance runner now in my 43 year. I am 59 started running at 17 to stay in shape for baseball as a pitcher in college. I got...
02-22-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By deacon mark

I had a kinlin xc 279 that had hop was out maybe...

I had a kinlin xc 279 that had hop was out maybe that far could feel in riding. Rim was rideable and worked fine but drive me nuts. I quit fighting bought new rim. Big out of round is hard to fix...
02-21-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By deacon mark

I had 3 biopsies over the years starting in 2007....

I had 3 biopsies over the years starting in 2007. PSA was 3.2 but i was only 46. That was negative. Then 8 months later it is 3.8 and another biopsy that was negative. PSA was running around 4.2 or...
02-17-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By deacon mark

I had one and road my bike later in the day about...

I had one and road my bike later in the day about 30 miles. My was negative and hopefully yours is too.
02-16-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By deacon mark

Did you get the Pfizer or Moderna ? Seems from...

Did you get the Pfizer or Moderna ? Seems from most I here the Moderna has more side effects. I get my 2nd shot on thursday. The first was not issue slight sore arm but I had the Pfizer..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By deacon mark

Garmin Sensor Question

I use a Garmin 910xt and I have never used a speed sensor or cadence sensor. If I bought one would that override the GPS speed and distance? Based on what I have read it will over ride the GPS...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By deacon mark

I have had HBP since I was teenager and taken...

I have had HBP since I was teenager and taken medication since them. No cause know lots of test as a kid at age 14. Now at 59 and 42 years of running and cycling I still have it. I had a stress test...
01-21-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,758
Posted By deacon mark

Why do I ride a bike? Well it is fun and...

Why do I ride a bike? Well it is fun and enjoyable but I also like donuts, ice cream, and beer. Good beer too and part of the whole picture just avoid it becoming the picture ( alcohol.)
01-18-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,903
Posted By deacon mark

I have a compact 50-34 and basically live on the...

I have a compact 50-34 and basically live on the the large ring. I live in Illinois so that matters and we don't really have anything to climb at all. I could and have had a standard double but it...
01-14-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By deacon mark

Bottom bracket maintenance

Ok all these questions on headset I have a question on my Ti bike. It has Shimano 6800 cranks and BB. This is a standard BSA threaded BB with the usual external bearings. The bike is going to be 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By deacon mark

Have you thought about a Ti bike like Lynskey or...

Have you thought about a Ti bike like Lynskey or Habanero. I am pretty sure you could get one faster than most and in my opinion a better ride. The reason I say that is that most looking for a bike...
01-12-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By deacon mark

Thanks for the responses I do think the 530 is...

Thanks for the responses I do think the 530 is the puppy.
01-10-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By deacon mark

i use my 910xt it is a triathlon watch records...

i use my 910xt it is a triathlon watch records cycling fine. I am just looking for a totally dedicated cycling Garmin. Frankly what I have is top notch but just to keep two separated.
01-10-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By deacon mark

What Garmin to get?

Currently I have a Garmin 910xt that is fantastic. Being a runner too this is the only way to go and the 910xt does it all and is accurate as they come. Also I am Garmin fan as they replaced my heart...
01-09-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,520
Posted By deacon mark

I ride everyday if I can or at least run/race...

I ride everyday if I can or at least run/race walk. I ride a lot of miles usually 50 a ride. I need at least 7-8 hours sleep sometimes more. I have no problem with naps at all take them at all hours...
01-08-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,172
Posted By deacon mark

I had lower bearings go bad on my Ritchey...

I had lower bearings go bad on my Ritchey External Bearing Headset. The bike has about 20000 miles and 3.5 years on it seemed getting bit of water coming up from the front wheels. The headset still...
01-07-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By deacon mark

Should the wd 40 not work then you can use either...

Should the wd 40 not work then you can use either a set of 5700 or DA 7900 shifters they are compatible. You should be able to find them used on ebay pretty easy. The other option is to upgrade...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,026
Posted By deacon mark

Your poll does not work for me. I rarely average...

Your poll does not work for me. I rarely average over 120. I am almost 60 years old and resting HR is 40. I go between 110-125 tops. I also don't think it means a huge amount either but interesting.
12-31-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 22,015
Posted By deacon mark

I don't name my bikes other than the make of them...

I don't name my bikes other than the make of them to me really not my personality style. I might add I am jazz guitarist and luthier and I don't name my guitars either except the make of them. So I...
12-29-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,357
Posted By deacon mark

Looks to be 9385 my best year by far due to covid...

Looks to be 9385 my best year by far due to covid and not doing a lot of other things. I am retired that helps too. I am a runner too but that has taken the drop. I never count trainer miles it has...
12-25-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By deacon mark

If you like the bike I would simply replace with...

If you like the bike I would simply replace with Shimano Crank 105 double 50/34 and of course new BB the external. Then get a new RD they are cheap anything from an older group cheaper would work....
12-23-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By deacon mark

Agreed and basically you cannot really beat...

Agreed and basically you cannot really beat Shimano Cranks 105 and above for shifting and performance in my opinion. It really is what works and for mortals not pros Shimano Cranks with Shimano...
12-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By deacon mark

I would got to Velomine here is the link. I build...

I would got to Velomine here is the link. I build wheels and cannot build wheels cheaper or better than these offerings. I have a set of the 105s with 32 hole Shimano front and rear hubs. Shimano...
12-22-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By deacon mark

It appears that is the case. You just need to...

It appears that is the case. You just need to press in new bearings and make your own press with thread rod or what ever it takes. The centering will already be done as axel should just be there with...
12-22-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By deacon mark

You have nothing to lose just take the axle out...

You have nothing to lose just take the axle out seems it probably comes out using allen wretch. Then it has either ball bearings or cartridge bearings. The later will need new sealed bearings but I...
12-22-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,797
Posted By deacon mark

Well I do watch the garmin and depending on the...

Well I do watch the garmin and depending on the conditions how to react. I try to always have a eye in my helmet mount review mirror never leave home without one. Now on another level the Deacon does...
12-20-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,973
Posted By deacon mark

I am a runner but have runnerís dystonia so...

I am a runner but have runnerís dystonia so mostly have to walk fast. I donít like it but glad I can do that. Thankfully it does not bother my cycling and I can ride great. I have always cycled over...
12-20-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By deacon mark

I ride them till they donít show. I get at least...

I ride them till they donít show. I get at least 5500 miles on a set. I got 7k on the last 4000ís. I just got some of the aTDF with cream stripe look cool.
12-17-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,018
Posted By deacon mark

For some reasons this year is going great. My...

For some reasons this year is going great. My average on the bike is about 12-13 hours a week. Being retired helps.
12-17-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,958
Posted By deacon mark

I am not a dr but and expert on HBP had it since...

I am not a dr but and expert on HBP had it since I was 14 years old. Been a marathoner and cyclist for 42 years. Has not keep me off BP medications and in fact had to increase mine dosage early in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By deacon mark

Having 2 would be great but the Garmin 530 is as...

Having 2 would be great but the Garmin 530 is as much as the Garmin 935. So in my mind I see that as just using it for your dedicated bike computer. The next question is I can get Garmin 520 for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By deacon mark

Anyone use Garmin 935

I run also so need a tri type watch. Right now using a 910xt I have used for at least 5 years I like very much. I got the quick release mount to go from bike to running easy. I understand the 935 has...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By deacon mark

The deal of today

I need an 11 speed chain always use shimano and 2 tires conti gp 5000. I managed to get 2 of the GP 5000 TDF addition with cream sidewalls and an 11 speed 105 chain for $115, total after the price...
12-10-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By deacon mark

Central Illinois the past few days actually have...

Central Illinois the past few days actually have been great. Not much wind and the past 2 days warmer. Better than some days in the middle of summer.
12-09-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By deacon mark

I know this is been beat to death but it confirms...

I know this is been beat to death but it confirms that thread BB are still the best. I have always avoided bikes with press fit BB. That part of the frame gets a lot of action and to me a threaded BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,234
Posted By deacon mark

I am good for no food up to around 70 miles. I...

I am good for no food up to around 70 miles. I tend to eat large meals and not ever in between meals. If I was a racer I would eat something and for a century a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich is...
12-04-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,392
Posted By deacon mark

I do some work on bikes for friends and I am...

I do some work on bikes for friends and I am guitar repairment/luthier. I have to make $35 an hour for that work or I don't touch it. Some of the usually stuff repairing guitars is fine and pays ok...
12-04-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,392
Posted By deacon mark

Well I am not a paid mechanic at a shop but with...

Well I am not a paid mechanic at a shop but with maybe one exception I know, the ones in the LBS around here are not stellar and do not seem to be top notch. They find someone that can do the basic...
12-03-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,418
Posted By deacon mark

No ice for me I did that one time and to the dr...

No ice for me I did that one time and to the dr for 3 screws in my left hip. I was lucky not a displaced fracture healed pretty fast and some have to have hip replacement if does not heal right.
12-01-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,418
Posted By deacon mark

I have Raynaud's Syndrome. Had it all my life and...

I have Raynaud's Syndrome. Had it all my life and my hands can get cold in middle of the summer. They are always ice cold but other than that it does not bother me at all. I don't have some of the...
11-29-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By deacon mark

I have a Bike Gore jacket that is great. I bought...

I have a Bike Gore jacket that is great. I bought 2 of them years ago not sure what the new models now since this is older but check here and you are money ahead. They are expensive and worth every...
11-28-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By deacon mark

I would buy a a whole new headset and get the...

I would buy a a whole new headset and get the premium ones with fully sealed bearings. I don't know about the Enduro and need more information about your headtube and steering folk to make the proper...
11-28-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,448
Posted By deacon mark

In this case a person's knee like a runner ( yes...

In this case a person's knee like a runner ( yes I do that) can be a problem. The question you have to ask is when does it start? Does it get worse as the activity goes on? Does it get better as...
11-27-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,448
Posted By deacon mark

I lost my bride of 33 years to breast cancer 19...

I lost my bride of 33 years to breast cancer 19 months ago. She battled it for 10 years, you are comparing apples to oranges. Diagnosing things on the internet is stupid. Real problems need real...
11-27-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,448
Posted By deacon mark

If nothing hurts at all you have nothing to worry...

If nothing hurts at all you have nothing to worry about and nothing to do. Pain is the body's indicator of problems.
11-27-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,392
Posted By deacon mark

I am a jazz guitarist and I can tell you a long...

I am a jazz guitarist and I can tell you a long time ago that I need to find a profession. I hate to break this but you need to do something else and simply know that you can always work on your own...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By deacon mark

If you pass on the new 6800 let me know I would...

If you pass on the new 6800 let me know I would love to have it. And yes if I were you given a bike I like I would upgrade to R7000. Then you get it all go for the 11-34 cassette.
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