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09-19-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Barry2

I'd rather go with a little Blue Loctite to keep...

I'd rather go with a little Blue Loctite to keep em from backing out, than wrench hard on them.

Barry
09-18-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 547
Posted By Barry2

"elucidate"...

"elucidate" (https://www.google.com/search?q=elucidate&rlz=1C1CHMO_enUS502US502&oq=Elucidate&aqs=chrome.0.0l8.3229j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8) I had to look that one up!

:)

Barry
09-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 615
Posted By Barry2

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn. ...

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn.

Barry
09-14-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,195
Posted By Barry2

If I were getting PAID large sums to be outside,...

If I were getting PAID large sums to be outside, I might just go out at 200.
But alas, I'm not, so I'll hold off and wait for better numbers.

"A man has to know his limitations"

Barry
09-14-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 299
Posted By Barry2

+1 on Torx bit. Bin there, got the t-shirt! ...

+1 on Torx bit.

Bin there, got the t-shirt!

Barry
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Barry2

Thanks for the follow up. Stages never did...

Thanks for the follow up.
Stages never did reply to my ticket.

Barry
09-10-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,195
Posted By Barry2

I like my Kickr bike... but not nearly enough...

I like my Kickr bike... but not nearly enough "risk" compared to playing with the traffic outdoors.
So I ebay'ed a set of Rollers yesterday and now I'm trying to break my neck using them.

It's...
09-05-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Barry2

Expensive but oooooo nice i use a Wahoo...

Expensive but oooooo nice

i use a Wahoo headwind.
3modes
1. Fixed speed, controlled from buttons on fan or app
2. Bound to Kickr. Faster you “travel” the harder it blows
3. Bound to HRM. The...
09-03-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By Barry2

Let's call the whole thing off ! Barry

Let's call the whole thing off !

Barry
08-31-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Barry2

phughes, I went back and looked at the OPs...

phughes,
I went back and looked at the OPs original links. You are correct that my EC90 forks are indeed different than those in his provided links.
Link to mine...
08-29-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By Barry2

I vote for Loctite 641 Retaining Compound. if...

I vote for Loctite 641 Retaining Compound.
if it works for “he who must not be named” its good enough for me

:)

Barry

BTW the top tube on a carbon frame is quite thin. Clamp very gently or...
08-28-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By Barry2

+1 I keep looking at those frames. I'v very...

+1

I keep looking at those frames. I'v very interested in your build.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/392x46/useless_2944d9b6d2292c697646622fff69d94b4c83059a.gif

Pic's...
08-27-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Barry2

Ebay EC90 fork

Cheap ebay carbon is hated by a lot of people more than willing to share the horror stories.
I posted some fork related questions deliberately not mentioning my choice of the EC90. Some saw through...
08-26-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,195
Posted By Barry2

You guys are more brave than I... Nothing but...

You guys are more brave than I...
Nothing but indoors for me (East Bay). Visibility has been down to 1-2 hundred yards. :eek:
I inadvertently spec'ed an electrostatic air filter for my home A/C...
08-25-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By Barry2

Finishing tape

I like this stuff (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0742K729M/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1)

Barry
08-25-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,195
Posted By Barry2

Purpleair

The AQI sites were driving me made with their delayed results.
I found this one is much better www.purpleair.com (http://www.purpleair.com)

Barry
08-21-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Barry2

Don't forget to align the tire bead in the bottom...

Don't forget to align the tire bead in the bottom of the rim "U"
If you allow the bead of the tire to rest at the top of the rim "U" you may not have enough slack to get the last piece of the bead...
08-21-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By Barry2

Mother of invention.

At times I've needed to tighten large nuts/bolts that were bigger that I can use my torque wrench for.
I've extended a wrench with a pipe and used a luggage scale to apply the correct number of foot...
08-19-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By Barry2

Without mentioning any brands... I tell anyone...

Without mentioning any brands...
I tell anyone if you are looking at purchasing a complete Indoor Bike/Trainer (No Outdoor bike required) be sure you evaluate the software the bike supports.
Some...
08-18-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By Barry2

Smart Trainer

You did mention not wanting to buy twice!
Now I'm riding a Smart Trainer, I could not go back to a basic one.

The Smarts provide a completely different experience.
I find mine so immersive that...
08-18-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 845
Posted By Barry2

wilson, you are correct. Trim is Front...

wilson,
you are correct. Trim is Front Derailleur only.

Barry
08-11-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,921
Posted By Barry2

My 1979 vintage steel is 63.5cm (25") So when...

My 1979 vintage steel is 63.5cm (25")
So when I went looking for a "modern" bike I asked around the LBS's at what they had to offer in that size.
To my surprise they recommended a 58cm frame size....
08-10-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Barry2

ARBT review

Just for context, I'm 56 and began riding 8 months ago after spending too many decades behind a desk.
This is only my 3rd 40+ mile ride and I have a (LOW) FTP of about 150W. So yes, I'm a beginner....
08-08-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,721
Posted By Barry2

It would seem that many manufacturers are...

It would seem that many manufacturers are suffering from a lack of effective Quality Control, it's not limited to Cervelo.
Failure to catch, during manufacturing, an out of spec BB in a frame is...
08-05-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Barry2

I ran an old Ultegra 6700 10speed on the drive...

I ran an old Ultegra 6700 10speed on the drive side and a Stages Ultegra 8000 11speed on the NDS.
The hollowtech II are interchangeable.

Nobody even noticed the color difference.

Barry
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08-02-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Barry2

yep, my wife has that effect on me too Barry

yep, my wife has that effect on me too

Barry
08-02-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,155
Posted By Barry2

I‘ll tell you what’s nuts.... Owning up in...

I‘ll tell you what’s nuts....
Owning up in public, among this crowd, to only having 4 bikes.......now that’s nuts
And the three pages of posts proves it

:)

Barry
07-31-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,208
Posted By Barry2

If you hit the deck at 567MPH will you only...

If you hit the deck at 567MPH will you only receive 1/6 the road rash?

Barry
07-31-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Barry2

I just loaded a custom workout on my Bolt. I...

I just loaded a custom workout on my Bolt.
I wanted a Ramp test without subscribing to a service. Works great.
Best of all... I wrote a how-to. 8-)

Here you go.....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Barry2

Depending on the PM you are missing some of the...

Depending on the PM you are missing some of the more advanced reporting.
A single side just assumes 50%/50% split on the legs and doubles the power reading it gets from the left leg.
Dual reports a...
07-29-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 542,268
Posted By Barry2

You'll enjoy that. I like the way it moves from...

You'll enjoy that.
I like the way it moves from bike to bike and just uses the sensors on the bike you brought, including my indoor trainer.

If you connect it to Wifi, it will update itself when...
07-22-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By Barry2

BB install

My one piece BB is held in with "Loctite 641 Retaining Compound"
It's not a bodge, that recommendation is straight from the BB manufacturer as part of a regular installation.

Barry
07-21-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By Barry2

I view that slightly different... The price of...

I view that slightly different...
The price of the bike does not really matter.

The financial balance comes with the amount of hours/miles you wish to spend on that bike.
A fit is a lot of...
07-20-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By Barry2

A good bike fitter will evaluate you, your...

A good bike fitter will evaluate you, your flexibility, and any issues you are currently having.
They will then determine how to best configure the bike to you.
Lastly, fit can change over the...
07-20-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,587
Posted By Barry2

Nuke it from orbit, it's the only way to be sure!...

Nuke it from orbit, it's the only way to be sure!

Barry
07-17-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 983
Posted By Barry2

Fixed it

FIXED
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1164x876/untitled_65225c900374e420ba64bc00089b28818f230124.jpg

Your Welcome

Barry
07-15-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By Barry2

I'll take a stab at it

OK... Lets try that again.

Welcome to BF.
Sorry to hear your bike arrived damaged.
I these times you might be better off looking for a discount rather than a non-available replacement.
I see...
07-11-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By Barry2

Gents.... these are arch support for running. If...

Gents.... these are arch support for running. If you are running, 500 miles takes longer than 500 on a bike.
Mine have 1500 cycling miles on them and look like new. All I require of them was arch...
07-10-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Barry2

RH, Making friends is never easy and even...

RH,
Making friends is never easy and even tougher during these times.
Reducing the resolution of jpg images can make them incredibly small for posting.
Most cameras are overkill for the kind of...
07-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 736
Posted By Barry2

I knew this could be done with a Dumb Trainer and...

I knew this could be done with a Dumb Trainer and a bike mounted power meter (Pedal, Crank, Hub). Are you sure this will work based on only a speed sensor?
BTW the dongle referred to is ANT+/USB...
07-02-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Barry2

I guess I could use the $70 Tshirt to soak up my...

I guess I could use the $70 Tshirt to soak up my tears while riding 100 miles on my own.

Barrt
07-02-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,668
Posted By Barry2

If the sealent is not leaking out.... it's...

If the sealent is not leaking out.... it's leaking IN
Sounds like it's leaking past the rim tape and into the rim itself

Barry

EDIT: This assumes you are rolling the wheel around to distribute...
07-02-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,100
Posted By Barry2

Congratulations. And on only 2 weeks. There...

Congratulations.
And on only 2 weeks.
There is hope for me yet (i think)

Barry
07-02-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,188
Posted By Barry2

Only if the resulting fireball didn't scorch the...

Only if the resulting fireball didn't scorch the frame beyond recognition.

Barry
07-01-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Barry2

Is THIS...

Is THIS (http://http://torelli.com/shop/silva-seat-binder-bolt/) what you are looking for?

I'd call them and use words like"Desperate" and "Pretty Please" in sentences.
or
Start through their...
07-01-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Barry2

Although you could use a punch to extract the nut...

Although you could use a punch to extract the nut with the bolt stub still in it, I would first try to extract the broken bolt stub with the nut still in place.
It's a small diameter bolt, so...
06-27-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Barry2

Sorry, too many jokes ! I can’t be trusted...

Sorry, too many jokes !

I can’t be trusted in this thread.

Bye

Barry
06-26-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By Barry2

Contents of post removed.. I must not post...

Contents of post removed..

I must not post before coffee
I must not post before coffee
I must not post before coffee
I must not post before coffee
I must not post before coffee
I must not...
06-22-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 102,597
Posted By Barry2

Awesome. An American teaching an Italian,...

Awesome. An American teaching an Italian, English. :)

However if you Google Shining Meaning you will find Shining IS an Adjective.

Signed

Barry
"An Englishman"

Disclaimer
06-21-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,237
Posted By Barry2

I did a bunch of research before I changed to a...

I did a bunch of research before I changed to a 6700 GS & 32T on my R3
https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1199346-panic-buy-rd-6700-gs-12-30-a.html
If tldr, go to post No 12...
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