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06-10-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By NYNJrider

what's the best course of action now? when i...

what's the best course of action now? when i retightened the QR it was quite hard to push the lever down. i assume it's probably locked in a bit too tight at the moment. i'm guessing it might make...
06-10-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By NYNJrider

i should have been more clear. i never once...

i should have been more clear. i never once touched the front wheel or the QR in my month of ownership.
06-10-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By NYNJrider

a bike shop. it's a month old. i'm sort of...

a bike shop. it's a month old. i'm sort of pissed. if you look at my history i've already had some issues with the bike including a bent FD cage (which i refuse to believe i did - though i guess it's...
06-10-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By NYNJrider

Quick release came loose today on my front wheel

brand new bike (well, rode it maybe 100 miles so far)

was coming up hill and felt the tire becoming super wobbly. pulled over and realized the lever was not engaged.

super concerning and a...
06-09-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By NYNJrider

How much $$ to update from a 2x9 to a 1x11?

bought a NOS 2018 Kona Rove DL and i'd really like a 1x11 as opposed to the 2x9 that it came with.

that said, i wouldn't be able to do the work myself so i imagine it'd be quite costly to make...
05-30-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By NYNJrider

an update. after fiddling around with it for...

an update.

after fiddling around with it for the better part of two hours yesterday, i got the cage to where it would shift cleanly onto the big chainring but not at all to the lower.

i got...
05-29-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By NYNJrider

thanks all. im going to take another crack at it...

thanks all. im going to take another crack at it today. as an aside, how much should one be turning a limit screw? in the Park Tools video it seems he turns it very little, however is there a chance...
05-28-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By NYNJrider

i have yet to try them. i called and they told me...

i have yet to try them. i called and they told me there's at least a 10-day lag (due to COVID) and i should attempt to fix it myself.
05-28-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By NYNJrider

messing around in the sense that i'm a complete...

messing around in the sense that i'm a complete noob but following the Park Tools video.

to me, it appears the cage is angled correctly and at the right height (do my photos shed any light on...
05-24-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By NYNJrider

bunch of photos here: ...

bunch of photos here:

https://imgur.com/a/aXbPIzV
05-24-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By NYNJrider

Chain keeps falling off brand new Kona Rove (Shimano Sora)

chain keeps falling off when shifting from the small to big chainring and falls off on the crank side. i've also been having a lot of difficulty shifiting in general from big to small - i have to...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By NYNJrider

Rode the OCA for a short while from Sleepy Hollow...

Rode the OCA for a short while from Sleepy Hollow to Ossining and had a blast.

Not sure if itís much different (worse?) north or south of the section I completed yesterday.
Forum: Northeast
05-06-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By NYNJrider

Scenic gravel in/near Westchester County, NY?

just got my first gravel bike. rode the North County Trailway yesterday which was enjoyable but not gravel and a bit too crowded/close to the highway.

i've heard the Old Croton Aqueduct is OK.
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05-05-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By NYNJrider

My new Kona Rove (Shimano Sora) is making some noise. Is this chain rub?

Total newbie to this sport and the bike.

The video below isnít the greatest but hopefully demonstrates the noise Iím hearing. Typically itís when Iím on the big chain ring but isnít related to...
03-20-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By NYNJrider

think i'm going with a used 2018 Kona Rove NRB....

think i'm going with a used 2018 Kona Rove NRB. seller wants $900 + $50 shipping.

any reason not to?
03-18-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By NYNJrider

thanks. i forgot to add the Journeyman to my...

thanks. i forgot to add the Journeyman to my list. it's definitely on there. think the list is shaping up as such:

Marin Nicasio
Kona Rove
Salsa Journeyman
03-18-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By NYNJrider

Getting rid of my MTB in favor of a cyclocross or gravel bike. Advice?

right now i am working with a tight budget. thinking < $1000 all-in. this has me perusing both CL and FB Marketplace as well as some of the cheaper retailers.

it's led to me to a few affordable...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By NYNJrider

sorry for lack of detail. basically want a bike i...

sorry for lack of detail. basically want a bike i can get some solid exercise in but also have fun riding. i am a complete amateur. i have a rigid Pine Mountain mountain bike but that thing isn't all...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By NYNJrider

Another looking-for-my-first-bike thread. Help me scour CL and FB Marketplace

just came across a clean Cannondale Black Lightning SR700 Road Bicycle 56 cm on FB Marketplace.

thoughts on that model? too old?
Forum: Northeast
06-11-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,179
Posted By NYNJrider

is there decent biking around Westchester??

is there decent biking around Westchester??
06-11-18, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,038
Posted By NYNJrider

that looks silly fun!

that looks silly fun!
06-11-18, 06:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,542
Posted By NYNJrider

huh, interesting.

huh, interesting.
06-11-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By NYNJrider

i am also looking for my first, used bike....

i am also looking for my first, used bike. probably a rigid Specialized or Trek...
06-11-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By NYNJrider

Join (and help?) me as I search Craigslist for my first mountain bike (<$300)

hey all, new here (obviously).

haven't had a bike since maybe 16. living in NJ and NY, i have ridden a bunch of beach cruisers and such since but now it's time to splash out for my own.

what...
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