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11-04-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,688
Posted By Steve530

The tire jack is used to install the last few...

The tire jack is used to install the last few inches of the second bead on the rim. It is very useful when istalling new tires, but, to my knowlege, it cannot be used to remove a tire.,
10-24-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By Steve530

Did you call the office in Carlsbad (760)...

Did you call the office in Carlsbad (760) 931-0106?
10-01-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,885
Posted By Steve530

Thanks. I remember seeing you drive by, too. I...

Thanks. I remember seeing you drive by, too. I was near the monument at the top of the hill.
04-27-15, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,659
Posted By Steve530

I have a Garmin 500. It is solid. Never a...

I have a Garmin 500. It is solid. Never a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,488
Posted By Steve530

I'm heavier and I can tell a difference. I tried...

I'm heavier and I can tell a difference. I tried 25mm GP4000S because I read they had lower rolling resistance and I wanted a softer ride for a while. For me, the wider tires were noticeably slower....
10-11-13, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,205
Posted By Steve530

Try this: Unscrew sensor battery...

Try this:




Unscrew sensor battery cover counter-clockwise.

Remove old battery.

Insert new CR2032 battery.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By Steve530

I think this post is confusing the QS feature...

I think this post is confusing the QS feature with the escape mechanism on some 2007-2008 shifters.

I had 2007 Centaur shifters. The right shifter would upshift (to a smaller cog) one at a time....
09-07-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By Steve530

AFAIK, Campy rear derailleurs will not handle a...

AFAIK, Campy rear derailleurs will not handle a cog larger than 30t.

Also, note that a square taper crank will require a puller, too.
08-05-13, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Steve530

IMHO, if you're going to spend the money on a Red...

IMHO, if you're going to spend the money on a Red Yaw derailleur, buy the correct clamp.
07-16-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By Steve530

When you replace the batteries on the double...

When you replace the batteries on the double wireless strada, you must rest the ID. Download the instructions from the cateye website. The setup is a bit finicky, but it works well when you get it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By Steve530

Sounds like you need to determine if the problem...

Sounds like you need to determine if the problem is the location of the mount or the mount itself.

Does it pick up the signal when you hold it next to the stem mount?

If you remove the mount...
06-22-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,551
Posted By Steve530

I didn't see it happen, but I'm pretty sure...

I didn't see it happen, but I'm pretty sure you're right.

It was the first ride, so I suspect the most likely cause was that the derailleur was not properly adjusted and over-shifted. That said,...
06-20-13, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,551
Posted By Steve530

OTOH, I was riding with a guy on a brand new Fuji...

OTOH, I was riding with a guy on a brand new Fuji when the disc somehow got caught in the chain causing the Ultegra rear derailleur parallel plates to snap completely. Not good.
Forum: Southeast
06-08-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 50,667
Posted By Steve530

Eatons Crossroads is the place in Lenoir City...

Eatons Crossroads is the place in Lenoir City where US 321/TN95/TN73 crosses US70/Kingston Pike. So he's riding from Lenoir City to Tellico Dam on US 321. A lot of people park at the Fireworks...
Forum: Southeast
03-25-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,785
Posted By Steve530

Be careful out there. As you know, the bulk...

Be careful out there. As you know, the bulk gasoline distribution facilities are all on Middlebrook Pike, so there's a lot of truck traffic from Weisgarber to I275. And there is a good deal of car...
Forum: Southeast
03-24-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,785
Posted By Steve530

I'm in Knoxville, too. I haven't seen that sort...

I'm in Knoxville, too. I haven't seen that sort of erratic cycling very often. The laws are pretty much the same, AFAIK. We also have a law where motor vehicles are supposed to give a cyclist 3 feet...
03-13-13, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By Steve530

Thanks for the reply, tomacropod. It...

Thanks for the reply, tomacropod.

It appears I'll have to put a significant amount of torque on the wheel to remove the ring nut. The wheels are light, so I guess there is a chance I might break...
03-13-13, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By Steve530

Thanks for the reply Andy. I was surprised how...

Thanks for the reply Andy. I was surprised how tight the ring nut is. I'm a bit afraid that I'll ruin the wheel, but I'll try again.
03-13-13, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By Steve530

Thanks for the reply. I have that document. It is...

Thanks for the reply. I have that document. It is a good resource.
03-12-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By Steve530

DT Swis 240s Ring Nut Removal

I'm having trouble removing the ring nut from my 240s hub. I have the correct tool and I'm turning the wheel counterclockwise, but the nut is really tight. I tried the tool in a vise and I tried...
11-26-12, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,923
Posted By Steve530

How are you flame cutting the cables?

How are you flame cutting the cables?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-12, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Steve530

This site...

This site (http://ruedatropical.com/2009/03/road-drop-bar-geometry/) has diagrams of several handlebars with Ergo Levers.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-12, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Steve530

I think the Cinelli would be more appropriate....

I think the Cinelli would be more appropriate. The Giro d'Italia model has less drop that the Criterium and a more standard bend.
11-16-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By Steve530

I'd return them and get the right brakes.

I'd return them and get the right brakes.
11-04-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,549
Posted By Steve530

No. I've used OMS in a Park Chain Cleaner without...

No. I've used OMS in a Park Chain Cleaner without a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,430
Posted By Steve530

The health club I go to offers at least three...

The health club I go to offers at least three different types of spin classes - endurance, strength, and interval training. Each has different goals and a slightly different mix of resistance,...
10-22-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,223
Posted By Steve530

Maybe they just have not been tapped.

Maybe they just have not been tapped.
10-22-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,250
Posted By Steve530

I don't think that would work. Read this...

I don't think that would work. Read this (http://http://www.ctc.org.uk/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabID=3946).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Steve530

Wouldn't that defeat the purpose?

Wouldn't that defeat the purpose?
10-16-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,068
Posted By Steve530

My Continental GP4000S tires have the same labels...

My Continental GP4000S tires have the same labels on both sides of the tires. The only difference is directional arrow. So it may not make a functional difference, but it's useful in identifying...
10-14-12, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,564
Posted By Steve530

Good idea. Unfortunately, that is no longer an...

Good idea. Unfortunately, that is no longer an option. At least, I've not found a set for sale.
10-14-12, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,564
Posted By Steve530

I can't figure out why Campy is doing this. It's...

I can't figure out why Campy is doing this. It's surely not an upgrade. It appears that the technology is bubling up from the lower cost groups to the higher cost groups, instead of the trickle...
10-13-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,564
Posted By Steve530

I have 2007 Centaur QS shifters which I think...

I have 2007 Centaur QS shifters which I think work fine. I think they work much like the new PowerShift shifters.

That said, I think it's unfortunate that Campy seems to be going away from the...
10-12-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,501
Posted By Steve530

Then I guess it depends on you definition of...

Then I guess it depends on you definition of reasonable. I have a Cateye double wireless which has a speed and cadence sensor that you mount on the left chainstay. Sort of pricey and a bit fidgety...
10-08-12, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,501
Posted By Steve530

I'm not sure why you want a wireless computer in...

I'm not sure why you want a wireless computer in that situation. Nashbar had a cheap computer with a rear wheel mounted wired sensor that I considered, but did not buy. You might look at that.
10-07-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Steve530

Yep, the hyperglide freewheels shift really well.

Yep, the hyperglide freewheels shift really well.
10-07-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Steve530

I stand corrected. Of course, I did assume...

I stand corrected.

Of course, I did assume his Colnago Mexico frame has 126mm spacing for road hubs.
10-07-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Steve530

IIRC, all 7s freewheels are spaced the same. You...

IIRC, all 7s freewheels are spaced the same. You just need to be sure you get the right threading. Check here (http://sheldonbrown.com/freewheels.html).

BTW, I'm running a 7s Shimano HG on old...
10-07-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By Steve530

Here's a nice review...

Here's a nice review (http://bicycles.blogoverflow.com/2012/03/tail-light-review/) I ran across.
10-05-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Steve530

Wahoo makes a ANT+ HRM strap.

Wahoo makes a ANT+ HRM strap.
09-27-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By Steve530

The shifters have a good reputation. The rest,...

The shifters have a good reputation. The rest, not so much.
09-27-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By Steve530

GOt to be careful with those. Some of the...

GOt to be careful with those. Some of the Simplex levers only fit Simplex bosses. Campagnolo also made retrofriction levers for a couple of years, and they work really well.
09-23-12, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Steve530

SunTour made a downtube shifter that actually...

SunTour made a downtube shifter that actually sits on top of the downtube. I think these were the LD-3800 Cyclone shifters. It might be difficult to find these, especially with a band, but that...
09-23-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Steve530

The way I read that article, you can use Campy...

The way I read that article, you can use Campy 10S shifters with a Shimano rear derailleur on a Shimano 8S freewheel. AFAIK, all 7S cassettes have 5mm pitch, so the SunTour should be the same pitch. ...
09-16-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Steve530

I guess it depends on your idea of quality. ...

I guess it depends on your idea of quality.

Personally, I like unthreaded stems, so I use Michelin AirComp and Specialized Ultra Lite. Both of these seem to have a consistent cross-sectional...
09-15-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Steve530

I don't really have any experience with the...

I don't really have any experience with the cottered crank bottom brackets, but I have two ideas.

First, did you count the number of balls (bearings) you put in the drive side cup? Should be...
09-13-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,270
Posted By Steve530

I suggest you ask your physician.

I suggest you ask your physician.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,052
Posted By Steve530

Sad news.

Sad news.
09-10-12, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By Steve530

Both the Panaracer Pasela and the Vittoria...

Both the Panaracer Pasela and the Vittoria Zaffiro are available in 27x1 1/4.
09-10-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Steve530

Yes, at least one, the Park Tool Handlebar...

Yes, at least one, the Park Tool Handlebar Holder, HBH-2 is available. I have never used one. If I want the front wheel to stay straight, I rotate the bike in the stand so the the front is lower...
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