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Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,576
Posted By MattTheHat

I can vouch for this. I'm over 50 and a Clyde....

I can vouch for this. I'm over 50 and a Clyde. I'm doing really good if my average ride speed over my morning 30 mile ride is 15 MPH. I've been passed by a couple of groups and I've sat at stop...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,576
Posted By caloso

We're not talking about society, we're talking...

We're not talking about society, we're talking about the Tuesday Night World Championships.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,576
Posted By StephenH

I think it's largely a fad that'll come and go. ...

I think it's largely a fad that'll come and go.
How were motorcycles invented? By motorizing bicycles. It's been done.
I've got nothing against motorcycles, but can't see much point in trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,576
Posted By MoAlpha

Not to worry. The pedal drive system will become...

Not to worry. The pedal drive system will become vestigial over time and eventually fall off, leaving a lightweight electric motorcycle.
07-21-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By dsbrantjr

Check your local Craigslist or similar, there are...

Check your local Craigslist or similar, there are often good deals to be had.
07-20-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By DrIsotope

I currently have four FSA 11-speed chains in...

I currently have four FSA 11-speed chains in rotation. They were dirt cheap, and I have no complaints. Only in use for about 6 weeks (all of my old chains wore out at once, much to my chagrin) but so...
07-20-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By delbiker1

I have had no issues with the ones I used. I have...

I have had no issues with the ones I used. I have a couple back up 8 speed that were purchased on sale for around 8 dollars per. The quick links were cheap also. My memory tells me less than $3 each,...
07-20-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By operator

You'll want the topeak mountain morph. Not...

You'll want the topeak mountain morph.

Not the road morph. Road morph is for low volume high pressure tires.
07-19-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By DrIsotope

Even watched one of those videos where they crush...

Even watched one of those videos where they crush a metal drum by heating the inside of the drum, then dousing the outside with cold water? Something something pressure differential.

My...
07-19-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By ksryder

He issued a vague statement that clarified...

He issued a vague statement that clarified nothing. Team hasn't said anything of value either.

He has a reputation for being mercurial and touchy. Best guess is that something relatively benign...
07-19-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By shelbyfv

I have one I bought in the 9 speed era and...

I have one I bought in the 9 speed era and recently used it on a couple of 11 speed chains. I didn't notice it working any differently.
07-19-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By HillRider

The current Park web site description of the CT-5...

The current Park web site description of the CT-5 claims it works on 5 to 12-speed chains. The only disclaimer is that it won't peen Campy chain pins but most other chain tools won't either. I...
07-18-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Steelman54

i had an old set of Nashbar rollers from years...

i had an old set of Nashbar rollers from years ago, they were made by Tacx. I got a Tacx belt when i needed a replacement, not sure if Tacx still makes 'em for Nashbar, but might be worth a look...
07-18-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By burnthesheep

Mcmastercarr, Grainger, etc.... Worth a shot...

Mcmastercarr, Grainger, etc....

Worth a shot I suppose. Measure width/length of belt and stuff and look it up on those sites.
07-18-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Crankycrank

I don't know the answer to your question but one...

I don't know the answer to your question but one thing that may help is to look for a manufacturer name labeled or stamped somewhere on the trainer and do a search with that info. Performance and...
07-17-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,425
Posted By mstateglfr

You accused a new poster of spamming, doubled...

You accused a new poster of spamming, doubled down on the accusation, you then went on the defensive with sarcasm when the poster took issue with your accusation.
Hardly a position from which to cry...
07-17-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Phil_gretz

I have to admit that I started with the Ergon...

I have to admit that I started with the Ergon branded grips, which I really like a lot. But recently, I've had good success with the Chinese unbranded ergon grips with mini bar ends. The kind that...
07-16-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By LawSchweiin

I did not mean to be contentious. Perhaps my...

I did not mean to be contentious. Perhaps my language was off, for which I apologize. I did not mean to offend. I was hoping for more of a discussion about saddle bag alternatives than the validity...
07-16-19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By downhillmaster

Not sure how optimized your road bike actually is...

Not sure how optimized your road bike actually is if you canít figure out how to carry more than one bottle of water :innocent:
07-15-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By Skipjacks

This. The Sirrus, and similar hybrids, are...

This.

The Sirrus, and similar hybrids, are GREAT for the urban ride where it can be like an obstacle course to dip and duck in and around curbs, potholes, suddenly dive out of the way or cars and...
07-15-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By TimothyH

You could just change your mind, decide not to...

You could just change your mind, decide not to hate them.


-Tim-
07-15-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

But likely to have insult and accusation of...

But likely to have insult and accusation of drunken stupor thrown at him by some pseudo Temperance Movement character who thinks anything he believes and posts is the "proven" essence of great...
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Bianchigirll

This one? ...

This one?
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/580x435/80-58111226818_e0f66093_16d9_42b1_ab11_b7f026558fab_d4a929ec5bb56e43b40f6d5dcd215230aa26a912.jpg
07-14-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 956
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If this fork was brought in by a customer I would...

If this fork was brought in by a customer I would suggest they don't continue to ride it any longer. This is a bonded together AL crown (and blades) to a steel steerer. The crown race "shoulder" has...
07-14-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By andrewclaus

The first time I replaced a cartridge BB, I...

The first time I replaced a cartridge BB, I noticed the same play. I got some creaking when pedaling after installation. I was living in a remote town before the days of Amazon Prime, so I just...
07-13-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

As I mentioned in a recent thread I do pretty...

As I mentioned in a recent thread I do pretty much the same as dsb. So if the BB unit is tightened securely in the frame where's the slop coming from? It could be from the unit's bearing/adjustment...
07-13-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By dsbrantjr

Did you torque first the main BB body and then...

Did you torque first the main BB body and then the NDS adapter to 50-70N-m as shown on page 17 of this document? https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-MDFC001-01-ENG.pdf

I thread the body...
07-13-19, 05:20 PM
07-12-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,966
Posted By Paul Barnard

That particular poster has a habit of depositing...

That particular poster has a habit of depositing a commentary free link and departing without showing any interest in the ensuing discussion. If an article interests me enough to want to share it...
07-11-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,891
Posted By livedarklions

Every weight loss diet has something else in...

Every weight loss diet has something else in common--they don't work for the vast majority of people. The problem isn't losing weight, almost all of them get people to do that initially, it's that...
07-09-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,145
Posted By Rajflyboy

I didnít know he endorsed that Bozo. Must be a...

I didnít know he endorsed that Bozo. Must be a Texas buddy of his.
07-09-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By restlessswind

I just bought a Firmstrong Urban Deluxe on a...

I just bought a Firmstrong Urban Deluxe on a phone order yesterday with them. They insured a 365 day satisfaction return policy, including return shipping. I say get the one you like the looks of...
07-07-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,033
Posted By dedhed

Define "shipment" and "lot". Who actually thinks,...

Define "shipment" and "lot". Who actually thinks, that when purchased in the small amounts on a personal consumer level, the repackaged quantity they are getting is somehow from the same "lot"? And...
07-07-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By GlennR

Mine is in a zip lock bag in my middle rear...

Mine is in a zip lock bag in my middle rear pocket. The sound is off and I never touch it while on the bike.

You need to disconnect and enjoy the ride.
07-07-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By dedhed

You can measure it in the frame. Just pull the...

You can measure it in the frame. Just pull the arms.
07-07-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By nfmisso

I am an engineer; and the above is probably the...

I am an engineer; and the above is probably the most effective and safest method.
07-07-19, 01:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,145
Posted By Stravacyclist79

He endorsed 'Beto' I thought he would care about...

He endorsed 'Beto' I thought he would care about the nation a little bit more than that. Still love love Lance though.
07-06-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Retro Grouch

The best answer depends on several things. Crank...

The best answer depends on several things. Crank arm offset, rear triangle spacing and I suppose rear hub design are the most significant.

Not being an engineer I just install the widest bottom...
07-05-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,647
Posted By JW Fas

Please Share This When I'm Killed By Someone Driving A Car

This video was too good not to share. It hits close to home for all of us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQO4Dnlwcg0
07-05-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By ChinookTx

The kidneys are capable of excreting up to 7...

The kidneys are capable of excreting up to 7 gallons (28 liters) of fluid per day. However, they cannot excrete more than 1 liter per hour.

Sounded smart and all until they failed at simple...
07-05-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By bobwysiwyg

You might wan to read this, with special...

You might wan to read this, with special attention to the "How much is too much?"

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318619.php
07-05-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By bnb69

RJ the bike guy just uploaded a video about this...

RJ the bike guy just uploaded a video about this very subject on YouTube. Check it out.
07-05-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By HillRider

Unless Shimano made a radical change from earlier...

Unless Shimano made a radical change from earlier brifters, the left shifter is pretty much a mirror image of the right one but with fewer "clicks". Pull gently on the inner wire while operating the...
07-05-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By dsaul

It goes on the inside of the stay, so that rim...

It goes on the inside of the stay, so that rim won't effect it.
07-05-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By cobba

The brake adapter goes on the top side of the...

The brake adapter goes on the top side of the chain stay, the holes on the bottom side are for a stand.

The 2 holes above the dropout are for a rack or fender.
07-03-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By TimothyH

The Trek 7200 was only manufactured in 2010 ...

The Trek 7200 was only manufactured in 2010

https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2010/trek/7200#/us/en/2010/trek/7200/details

It came with a threaded fork. The original headset spec was...
07-02-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By dsaul

Semi integrated means that it has bearing cups...

Semi integrated means that it has bearing cups that press into the frame with a small lip that rests on the top and bottom of the head tube, the cups do not protrude like a normal external cup...
07-02-19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By tFUnK

Impossible to tell without pics or more...

Impossible to tell without pics or more information on the frame itself but the Ritchey model appears to be a press fit, not a drop in model. It may or may not be what you need but that's something...
06-29-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By sdmc530

not sure what you budged is but you can watch a...

not sure what you budged is but you can watch a place called the pros closet. Add www in front of it ;)

they have some pretty good deals on their now and then depending on what your looking for. ...
06-28-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Randombikeparts has some decent 700c hybrids,...

Randombikeparts has some decent 700c hybrids, occasionally really nice MTB and road frames, but they come and go quick.
...
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