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10-16-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By DOS

Another vote for retaping. Also, regarding...

Another vote for retaping. Also, regarding jadocs mention of losing air around the valve, I have found some rims require pressing the valve in very hard from inside the rim while tightening the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,608
Posted By DOS

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to...

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to Hed Belgium + rims so both inflate wider than 25mm due to the wide rim (21mm internal). The addix inflate to about 27mm while the older tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,608
Posted By DOS

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3...

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3 years and have been generally pleased with ride and durability. I started with the original microskin version and recently replaced a worn rear tire...
10-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By DOS

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd....

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd. (http://www.airshotltd.com/)
10-01-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By DOS

I too now use milkit valves.

I too now use milkit valves.
07-20-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By DOS

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a...

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a steel frame where some corrosion at the bottom of the post causeD it to seize. The only thing that worked for me was brute force. I put a saddle I...
07-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By DOS

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but...

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but shouldn’t be an issue as long as you match up BB and cranks. As for rear spacing, all depends on what the current spacing of the dropouts is. But steel...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By DOS

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It...

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It started years ago as mostly social group but has gotten more intense as some guys have gotten into racing and training to hit personal goals at endurance...
06-20-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,050
Posted By DOS

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to...

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to be designed for a standard BB30 frame, which would have a 42mm interior diameter shell. Your PF30 frame has a 46mm shell to accommodate the pf30 cups....
06-18-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,050
Posted By DOS

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well....

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well.

Editing to add: You may need to spread the fingers a bit to ensure they contact the cups. I think that particular tool is designed for smaller...
06-12-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,790
Posted By DOS

Not very for bottom brackets. I have never had a...

Not very for bottom brackets. I have never had a problem where you the issue is getting things, like BB cups, that need to be tight, tight enough. When the issue is making sure you don’t get things...
02-19-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,477
Posted By DOS

Just got a torque wrench so I wont crush my...

Just got a torque wrench so I wont crush my handlebars and seat tubes (actually I just wanted one) and a couple of chain breakers because I lost my Park CT-5. I got a CT-3.3 for my derailleur bikes...
01-28-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,567
Posted By DOS

Iím ok with that. I just watched the video on the...

Iím ok with that. I just watched the video on the TL10. If I ever come across one on eBay, I might buy it.
01-27-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,567
Posted By DOS

Pedros.

Pedros.
01-21-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By DOS

Depends on how many miles op had on them. (I...

Depends on how many miles op had on them. (I suspect you are correct, however). I dunno anything about the rims but the tiagra hubs on the wheels for sale on evay are good quality for the price.
01-21-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By DOS

The wheels you linked to on ebay will work....

The wheels you linked to on ebay will work. However, given how worn out your rims are, if the cassette and chain are original to your bike, you might think about replacing those as well.
01-20-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By DOS

What kind of bike are you riding? What cassette,...

What kind of bike are you riding? What cassette, derailleurs and shifters do you have? Those are standard 700c road rims with a shimano hub compatible with 8,9, and 10 speed shimano systems.
01-12-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By DOS

Buy Topeak Products

I have a many years old Topeak Joe Blow Sport pump. This week it stopped working; it seemed like something was blocking airflow because I could not depress the plunger.

My first theory was that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,494
Posted By DOS

I took the plunge.It just arrived today.Time will...

I took the plunge.It just arrived today.Time will tell if the Ti Nitide coating really offers the longevity they promise.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,651
Posted By DOS

For the record, she is Willow, is a Black and Tan...

For the record, she is Willow, is a Black and Tan English Shepherd, and is perfect in every way a dog can be.
11-29-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,002
Posted By DOS

The explanation for the frame is probably that it...

The explanation for the frame is probably that it was the closest comparable frame to the one you had that they happened to have on hand. I had a similar situation with a Cannondale replacement where...
11-26-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,787
Posted By DOS

You can bang out bearings with a punch without...

You can bang out bearings with a punch without too much worry of damaging the shell. But in OPs case, he has a BB whee the bearings are in cups which are then pressed into the frame shell. Those cups...
11-18-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By DOS

Had an exchange with Enduro where I asked if I...

Had an exchange with Enduro where I asked if I should be concerned about counterfeits.

They responded: Saying only that "Any bearings purchased through Amazon and Ebay will not be honored with...
11-02-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,805
Posted By DOS

Thomson Elite Setback or Veloorange grand cru.

Thomson Elite Setback or Veloorange grand cru.
10-31-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,025
Posted By DOS

A hard hit on a curb or other bump. Time for a...

A hard hit on a curb or other bump. Time for a new tire
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,624
Posted By DOS

Using speed sensor in auto mode is most accurate....

Using speed sensor in auto mode is most accurate. It uses gps reading over distance to calculate circumference then usees rhe speed sensor reading to deliver speed reading directly and without...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,624
Posted By DOS

FWIW, Bolt paired with ridewithgps routes works...

FWIW, Bolt paired with ridewithgps routes works great for turn by turn.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,639
Posted By DOS

Cup and cone is actually a good design that...

Cup and cone is actually a good design that usually lasts a long time. Its possible that you have damaged cups or cones in your hub, or just need new balls, but its also possible that it feels rough...
10-28-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 30,742
Posted By DOS

Reletedly, and regarding earlier thread that...

Reletedly, and regarding earlier thread that brooklyn6640 started about BB30 bearings, I sent an email to enduro with quetions about their bearings and seals. Hambini doesn't like Enduro because...
10-27-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 38,522
Posted By DOS

Sheís a sophomore at Virginia Tech, actually. We...

Sheís a sophomore at Virginia Tech, actually. We still have the bike. My younger daughter rode it for a while. I never did replace the shifters..
10-25-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By DOS

I wouldn’t advise the novice to go...

I wouldn’t advise the novice to go indiscriminately tightening stem bolts or really anything the clamps to something else without a torque wrench handy.
10-20-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By DOS

Well the difference between gears every time you...

Well the difference between gears every time you shift on the 11 speed is going to be smaller. When shifting from a lower gear to next higher gear (bigger cog to smaller) on the 11 speed, you are...
10-18-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,125
Posted By DOS

Yes.And if you use a wahoo, garmin or similar...

Yes.And if you use a wahoo, garmin or similar computer, you can set it to automatically upload to your strava account and other sites (I use ridewithgps) at the end of your ride. The only time I use...
10-13-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By DOS

I weigh 210, have been riding 25mm tires for 2...

I weigh 210, have been riding 25mm tires for 2 years, which actually inflate to more like 28mm, at 85 in rear and 78 in front. No issues. 105 would be what I would ride when using tubes.
09-27-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By DOS

My airshot works great. There are diy variations...

My airshot works great. There are diy variations to be found on youtube, as well as pumps with canisters built in (the latter a bit pricey).You can even get small water bottle size ones to carry on...
08-03-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,147
Posted By DOS

This was the method recommended to be at UBI bike...

This was the method recommended to be at UBI bike school for cleaning chains.Dawn and water and chain in 2 liter bottle, shake.

Rinse, let dry, lube.

should work on cranks but I agree that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By DOS

The cold one is an actual experience. Woke up and...

The cold one is an actual experience. Woke up and went out for my weekend ride feeling sluggish. Suffered the whole ride, rubber banding with the group for 40 miles. Got home and went about my day. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By DOS

Shoes are more important. Clipless pedals require...

Shoes are more important. Clipless pedals require cycling shoes which mean stiff soles. If you go with flats, look into getting a shoe with a stiffer sole than your average running shoe. They will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,624
Posted By DOS

I donít know who makes the best pizza, but I...

I donít know who makes the best pizza, but I guarantee they are not in New Jersey.
07-16-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,171
Posted By DOS

Update, the LBS is offering a replacement frame....

Update, the LBS is offering a replacement frame. Unkown yet what specific frame they deem as comparable to a 7 yr old Madone. They are Specialized, C’dale and Giant dealers but not Trek.
07-15-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,794
Posted By DOS

I noticed

I noticed
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,107
Posted By DOS

I agree. They are all the rage here. But its not...

I agree. They are all the rage here. But its not just a bike lane between a curb and some sort of traffic island or bollards. They are moving parking lanes out from the curb and then wedging the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,651
Posted By DOS

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/2c9a8e25_905a_4a5d_b8e3_8f07e4b6d429_9a76a4a520b623f4aad4aa136cbb09b374bac9ca.jpeg
06-11-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By DOS

That looks to be an archetype rim..I have them...

That looks to be an archetype rim..I have them and recognize the pic from their site; they have an internal width of 17.5mm and are not designed for tubeless. 16mm or 17mm velox tape works.
06-05-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,413
Posted By DOS

I haven't found them to be a hassle, honestly....

I haven't found them to be a hassle, honestly. Yeah set up was a bit more complicated, but not that hard. No flats for 2 and half years eliminated a lot of hassle with clinchers.
06-04-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By DOS

Also, maybe try softer brake pads. The pads that...

Also, maybe try softer brake pads. The pads that came stock with my Shimano brakes were tough on my rims so I switched to to softer koolstop pads. I have used black, salmon or combo pads and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 25,705
Posted By DOS

I would guess I get around 1500-2000 miles on the...

I would guess I get around 1500-2000 miles on the rear, lots more on front. I am big, 200-215 depending on how hard I am working to not be fat.
05-15-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,297
Posted By DOS

I keep cables, housing, tires, tubes, and...

I keep cables, housing, tires, tubes, and bearings on had. Everything else, I buy as needed.
09-17-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,474
Posted By DOS

No patches. I chuck the tube after the first...

No patches. I chuck the tube after the first flat. they cost like 4 bucks so why bother with patching
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